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Syllabus
2/24/2005

 

Syllabus

English 9

Mrs. Bonne

2003-2004

 

FIRST NINE WEEKS

 

1) Summer Reading

-          Written exam…100 pts…January 12, 2004

-          Notebook/Journal…100 pts…January 5, 2004

 

2) Spelling/Vocabulary

-          Units 1-8

-          Commonly Confused Words

 

3)  Literature – Elements of Literature, Third Course

-          Short Story Unit

-          The Odyssey by Homer

-          Silent Sustained Reading  (A Tale of Two Cities)

o        MWF

o        20 min. per day

 

4)  Grammar Skills – Language Network, Third Course

-          Chapter 1      Parts of Speech

-          Chapter 2      Parts of the Sentence

-          Chapter 5      Writing Complete Sentences

-          Chapter 10    Capitalization

-          Chapter 11    Punctuation

 

5)  Composition

-          Narrative Essay

-          Expository Essay

-          Journal Writing

-      Reading papers and contributing in class discussion

 

6) Binder

-         divided as follows: Spelling/Vocabulary, Grammar, Literature, Writing

 

 

 

 

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SECOND NINE WEEKS

 

1)  Spelling/Vocabulary

-          Units 9-15

-          Commonly Confused Words

 

2)  Literature

-          Animal Farm by George Orwell

-          Poetry Unit

-          The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

-          Silent Sustained Reading

o        MWF

o        20 min. per day

 

3)  Composition

-          Persuasive Essay with annotations

-          Works Cited Page

-          Journal Writing

-          Reading papers and contributing in class discussion

 

4)  Grammar Skills

-          Chapter 8      Using Pronouns Correctly

-          Chapter 6      Using Verbs Correctly

-          Chapter 7     Subject/Verb Agreement

-          Chapter 9      Using Modifiers Correctly

 

5) Binder

                Same as first nine weeks