Quarter 2 Syllabus

Junior Academic English

“Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.”ERNEST HEMINGWAY
DAY 1

Vocabulary 3 Review

Review pgs 21-50 of The Road                                                                          (Q)

Discuss American Culture Icons and themes

For DAY 2- Study for Vocabulary 3 Test & Write American Icon Justification

DAY 2

American Culture Theme due                                                                                (HW)

American Culture Thesis Statement

Vocabulary 3 Test                                                                                                      (T)

For DAY 3- Read pages 51-75 of THE ROAD & Annotate
AND Write American Icon Thesis Statement

DAY 3

American Culture Thesis Statement Due                                                                 (HW)

Review The Road pages 51-75                                                                                    (Q)

The Road Overview

For DAY 4- Read pages 76-100 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 4

THE ROAD Overview Group Discussion                                                             (Q)

Review American Culture Thesis Statements

For DAY 5- Read pages 101-125 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 5

THE ROAD Overview Group Discussion                                                                            (Q)

Introduce Rhetoric

American Icon Group Preparation

For DAY 6- Read pages 126-150 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 6

THE ROAD Overview Group Discussion                                                                            (Q)

American Icon Research

Vocabulary 4

For DAY 7- Complete Vocabulary 4 & Read pages 151-175 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 7

Vocabulary 4 due                                                                                                       (HW)

Check Annotations from The Road                                                                        (Q)

American Culture Research

For DAY 8- Read pages 176-200 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 8

Vocabulary 4 Review

American Culture Presentation Preparation

For DAY 9- Read pages 201-225 of THE ROAD & Annotate
AND Study for Vocabulary 4 Test

DAY 9

Vocabulary 4 Test                                                                                                       (T)

American Icon Group Preparation

For DAY 10- Read pages 226-250 of THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 10

Check The Road Annotation                                                                                       (Q)

American Icon Preparation

For DAY 11- Prepare for American Icon Presentation & Complete Reading THE ROAD & Annotate

DAY 11

American Icon Presentation                                                                                 (Perf.x2)

For DAY 12-Finish Reading The Road and Prepare for American Icon Presentation

DAY 12

American Icon Presentation

For DAY 13- Complete The Road Overview

DAY 13

The Road Overview due                                                                                           (T)

Assign The Road Essay

Conclude American Icon Presentation

For DAY 14- Prepare for The Road Essay

DAY 14

Writing Workshop:  The Road Essay

For DAY 15- Complete The Road Essay

DAY 15

The Road Essay Due                                                                                                 (Perf.)

Subject/Verb Agreement

Short Story Terms

For DAY 16-Read Group 1 Short Stories & Complete Freytag’s Pyramid Structure

DAY 16

Subject Verb Agreement Practice due                                                                   (HW)

Subject Verb Agreement Test                                                                                  (T)

Review Group 1 Short Stories

For DAY 17-  Read Group 2 Short Stories & Complete Freytag’s Pyramid Structure

DAY 17

Group’s 1 & 2 Short Story Quiz                                                                                (Q)

Abby Willingham has a problem

For DAY 18- Read Group 3 Short Stories & Complete Freytag’s Pyramid Structure

DAY 18

Abby Willingham Narrative due

Review Group 3 Short Stories

Review for Mid Year Exam

For DAY 19- Read Group 4 Short Stories & Complete Freytag’s Pyramid Structure and Study for Mid-Year Exam

DAY 19

Mid Year Exam

For DAY 1 of the Third Quarter-  Read  Group 5 Short Stories & Prepare Groups 3,4 & 5 Short Story Pyramidal Outlines

 


Quarter 2 Valued Assignments:
Homework (10%)                              7
Quiz (10%)                                          8
Test (20%)                                          4
Performance (30%)                          3
Speaking/Listening (30%)              2