Quarter 4 Syllabus

Freshmen Honors

  1. “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”  Harper Lee
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 9- 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