Honors English 12Week of November 17-21Monday ~ Finish Macbeth Act IITuesday ~ Macbeth Act II Quote analysis and discussionCompare hero vs. tragic hero* Act II Vocab Quiz WednesdayWednesday ~ Macbeth Act II Vocab QuizRead, analyze and discuss Act IIIThursday ~ Macbeth Act IIIFriday ~ PHEAA Meeting with Mrs. Sadler in 407You have finally made it to the last year of high school English! Our work together will be dedicated to preparing you with college level composition and literature classes. Not only will we spend a good amount of time strengthening our grammar, but we will also explore British Literature, delve into fallacies of logic and reasoning, and research a topic of your choice based on advancements in science and technology.
Throughout the course of the academic year, we will cover the following major units of study. Please note that several of these units will be year-long units thus information and skills will be built during the course of the year. The order of units listed below does not necessarily tranfer to the order in whic h they will be covered.
Unit 1: Summer Reading - 1984, Brave New World, and Lord of the Flies
Unit 2: Early English literature - Beowulf and other selections fromAnglo-Saxon literature
Unit 3: Literature from the Middle Ages - The Canterbury Tales
Unit 4: William Shakespeare - Macbeth
Unit 5: The Romantics - Frankenstein
Unit 5: Vocabulary Study- Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots - year
Unit 6: Grammar - based on students’ need including, but not limted to, sentence fragment and run-on editing, varying sentence structure and style, and punctuation
Unit 7: Writing - writing with purpose and argument using MLA format and in-text citiations/works
cited, including college entrance essays and literary analysis
Unit 8: Research Project and Presenation - thorough research and 30-minute presentation based on personally select topic (within project guidelines) following APA style
Unit 9: Fallacies - exploration of fallcies, including portfolio presentation"I have something to say to the world, and I have taken English 12 in order to say it well." ~ W.E.B. DuBois