Quarter 4 Syllabus

Freshmen Honors
A person who had no one would be well advised to cobble together some passable ghost. Breathe it into being and coax it along with words of love.Cormac McCarthy
The Road
DAY 1

Review Sentence Types

To Kill a Mockingbird Web Search due                                                                  (R)

Study for Sentence Types Test                                                                                 (L)

For DAY 2:  Study for the Sentence Types Test

DAY 2

Sentence Types Test                                                                                                 (L)

For DAY 3- Read Chapters 1-5 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 3

Grammar Mastery Program                                                                                    (L)

Review To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 1-5

For DAY 4- Read Chapters 6-10 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 4

To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Response                                                               (R)

Student Writing Prompt #1                                                                                         (W)

For DAY 5- Read Chapters 11-14 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 5

To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Response                                                                (R)

Examine Student Writing Response #1                                                                    (S/L)

Independent Book

For DAY 6- Read Chapters 15-20 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 6

To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Response                                                                 (R)

Parts of Speech Mastery Test                                                                                        (L)

For DAY 7- Read Chapters 21-28 of To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 7

To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Response                                                                 (R)

Student Writing Prompt #2                                                                                         (W)

For DAY 8- Complete Reading To Kill a Mockingbird

DAY 8

Review To Kill a Mockingbird

Examine Student Writing Response #2                                                                 (S/L)

For DAY 7- Study for To Kill a Mockingbird Exam & Work on Independent Book Project

DAY 9

To Kill a Mockingbird Exam                                                                                      (R)

To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide/Annotation due                                            (R)

Independent Book

For DAY 10- Read from Independent Book

DAY 10

Student Writing Prompt #3                                                                                          (W)

Work on Independent Book 

For DAY 11- Read from Independent Book

DAY 11

Examine Student Writing Response #3                                                                       (S/L)

Explain Independent Reading Project Requirements

Grammar Mastery Program or Independent Reading Project

For DAY 12- Read from Independent Book

DAY 12

Independent Book Requirements

Short Story Development

For DAY 13- Read from Independent Book

DAY 13

Punctuation Mastery Test                                                                                                    (L)

Grammar Mastery Program or Independent Reading Project

For DAY 14- Read from Independent Book & Work on Independent Book Requirements

DAY 14

Student Writing Prompt #4                                                                                               (W)

Poetry:  Form Device

For DAY 15-  Read Independent Novel & Compose Poem

DAY 15

Examine Student Writing Response #4                                                                          (S/L)

Poetry:  Sound Device

Grammar Mastery Program or Independent Reading Project

For DAY 16- Read from Independent Book & Compose Poem

DAY 16

Poetry:  Figurative Device

Subject/Verb Agreement Mastery Test                                                                            (L)

For DAY 17-  Work on Independent Reading Project & Compose Poem

DAY 17

Validate Grammar Notes                                                                                                     (L)

Student Writing Response #5                                                                                            (W)

Grammar Mastery Program or Independent Reading Project

For DAY 18- Work on  Independent Reading Project & Compose Poem

DAY 18

Examine Student Writing Response #5                                                                         (S/L)

Grammar Mastery Program

Poetry

For DAY 19-  Work on  Independent Reading Project & Compose Poem

DAY 19

Clause/Phrase Mastery Test                                                                                            (L)

Poems due                                                                                                                           (W)

Independent Reading Exam or Taxonomy Summary due                                        (R)

For DAY 20- Organize for the Final Exam

DAY 20

Student Short Story or Independent Essay due                                                             (W)

Grammar Mastery Program

For DAY 2o- Complete Grammar Mastery Responsibilities

DAY 21

Sentence Types Mastery Test                                                                                                (L)

Review for Final Exam

Grammar Mastery Program Completed          

For Our Final Meeting-  Study for the Final Exam

QUARTER 4 VALUED       ASSESSMENTS:

Reading (40%)                           8

Writing (30%)                            7

Language (20%)                        8

Speaking/Listening (10%)       5