Suggested Syllabus for One More Year English/Language Arts 11

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Suggested Syllabus for One More Year English/Language Arts 11

Suggested Syllabus for One More Year English/Language Arts 11

So many of our homeschooling friends are enjoying 7Sisters One Year ELA series, However, we have had many requests from our 7th Sisters for a syllabus for One More Year English/Language Arts 11. Thus, our wonderful Stacey Lane Clendaniel has put together one more syllabus for ELA.

As you remember, English/Language Arts is a huge credit each year, covering:

7Sisters ELA bundle contains teen-vetted study guides for the full year. As always, 7Sisters study guides (literature, writing and public speaking) are no-busywork, don’t-kill-the-book-or-topic and adjustable to various levels of rigor. Download the ELA bundle for your teens and give them an enjoyable ELA learning experience.

Remember, though, there’s not ONE right way to homeschool high school. Therefore, please adapt this syllabus to fit your needs. By the way, you can download this suggested syllabus free from the estore!

And if you need some help understanding the 7Sisters ELA bundle system or deciding which bundle is right for your teen, here are a couple of quick guides.

Without further adieu…

Suggested Syllabus ELA 11

Course Title: One More Year of High School English/Language Arts

Length: 32 weeks

Curriculum: One More Year of High School English/Language Arts by by 7SistersHomeschool.com

Description:

A full-year, adaptable English/Language Arts credit. Books and movies from various literary genres were selected for learning literary analysis. Students will complete four genres of writing assignments: research papers, essays, short stories, and poetry. Vocabulary and grammar are included in literature and writing guides and with resources suggested, if needed. Public speaking is included, using provided guides.

Goals:

Students will complete literature, cinema, writing and speaking guides to increase competence in literature analysis skills, reasoning and inferential skills, to learn Chicago-Style format of research paper writing, to gain confidence with writing essays, short stories and poetry as well as skills in public speaking.

Please note if your student needs MLA guide for research follow the syllabus for Another Year of High School English/Language Arts just for that guide. This syllabus schedules the Chicago Style research guide. The Chicago Style spends 5 weeks on a 10 page paper for level 4/5 students (option 1) the syllabus will have them spending 10 weeks completing 2 different papers. If you student is level 2/3 (option 2) they can spend 10 weeks completing one 10 page paper or two 5 page papers.

Grading Scale:

Create your own grading scale or follow the very detailed example provided in the how to use guide.

Schedule:

The curriculum is designed to cover all the components of the English/Language Arts credit. Most of the Literature and Cinema guides have assignments for all 5 days of the week. Most of the writing guides have assignments for 4 days of the week. Occasionally Friday is scheduled for a catch-up day. Public Speaking is scheduled for one week in the first semester and one week in the second semester.

Note:

Vocabulary from the literature and cinema guides can be done all at once at the beginning, as you read along or all at the end of the book. It is mentioned on days of reading selections. Grammar is mentioned as an optional depending on what you have decided to use.

Week 1: The Epic of Gilgamesh Literature Guide and Myth Fantasy Short Story Guide Week 1

Day 1:

  • Read the background information, read the first half of the story you have 3 days scheduled to read (if needed use the whole week)
  • Read introduction and Week 1 Lesson 1 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Continue reading the first half of the story, work on vocabulary
  • Week 1 Lesson 2 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Finish reading the first half of the story, work on vocabulary
  • Week 1 Lesson 3 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions #1 to #4 in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 4 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Answer questions #5 to #8 in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 5 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 2: The Epic of Gilgamesh Literature Guide and Myth Fantasy Short Story Guide Week 2

Day 1:

  • Read the second half of the story, work on vocabulary
  • Week 2 Lesson 1 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read the second half of the story, work on vocabulary
  • Week 2 Lesson 2 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Finish reading the second half of the story, answer questions #9 to #12 in literature study guide
  • Week 2 Lesson 3 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions #10 to #18 and complete the sum it up section in literature study guide,
  • Week 2 Lesson 4 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Edit and proof your sum it up section, complete one of the suggested enrichment activities
  • Week 2 Lesson 5 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 3: Pilgrim’s Progress Literature Guide and Myth Fantasy Short Story Guide Week 3

Day 1:

  • Read the background information, answer allegory question, read and write summaries starting at City of Destruction to the Wicked Gate in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary 
  • Week 3 Lesson 1 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Interrupter’s House to the Cross in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 2 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Meets Simple, Sloth and Presumption to Meets Timorous and Mistrust in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 3 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read and write summaries for all the Palace Beautiful sections in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 4 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Read and write summaries starting at The Valley of Humiliation to Evangelist joins the Pilgrims in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 5 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 4: Pilgrim’s Progress Literature Guide and Myth Fantasy Short Story Guide Week 4

Day 1:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Vanity Fair to Pillar of Salt in the literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 4 Lesson 1 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read and write summaries starting at River of God to A By-Way to Hell in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 4 Lesson 2 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Ignorance to The Flatterer’s Net in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 4 Lesson 3 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Atheist to Temporary’s Backsliding in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 4 Lesson 4 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Read and write summaries starting at Beulah to The Fate of Ignorance in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 4 Lesson 5 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 5: The Incredibles Cinema Guide and Myth Fantasy Short Story Guide Week 5

Day 1:

  • Read introduction and background information from cinema guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 1 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Complete the vocabulary from cinema guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 2 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Watch the first half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Week 5 Lesson 3 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Watch the second half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Week 5 Lesson 4 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Review your answer to all questions in cinema study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 5 in short story guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 6: The Incredibles Cinema Guide

Day 1:

  • Review the introduction material and your notes and answers to questions from the first viewing.
  • Read the instructions for the writing assignment to have an idea in the back of your mind as you watch the movie tomorrow.
  • Read Thinking about Social Commentary, Satire, and Irony in the cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Watch the movie with out pauses
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Think about and outline your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Edit your writing assignment in the cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Finish your final draft and proofread in the cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 7: The Right Stuff Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 1

Day 1:

  • Read background information and instructions for taking notes, read chapters 1 and 2 and take notes in literature study guide, complete vocabulary
  • Read introduction, Week 1 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters 3 and 4 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters 5 and 6 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read chapters 7 and 8 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 8: The Right Stuff Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 2

Day 1:

  • Read chapter 9 and take notes in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 2 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapter 10 and take notes in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 2 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapter 11 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 2 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read chapter 12 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 2 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 9: The Right Stuff Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 3

Day 1:

  • Read chapter 13 and take notes in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapter 14 and take notes in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 3 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapter 15 and take notes in literature study guide
  • Week 3 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions #1 to #4 in literature study guide
  • Week 3 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 10: The Right Stuff Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 4

Day 1:

  • Answer questions #5 to #7 in literature study guide
  • Week 4 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Write rough draft from one of the suggested writing
  • Week 4 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Edit, write a final draft, proofread your paragraphs from suggested writing
  • Week 4 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Complete one of the enrichment activities
  • Week 4 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 11: Hymns and Creeds Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 5

Day 1:

  • Select one hymn and answer the questions for hymn 1 in the literature study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Select one hymn and answer the questions for hymn 2 in the literature study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Select one hymn and answer the questions for hymn 3 in the literature study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Select one hymn and answer the questions for hymn 4 in the literature study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Select one hymn and answer the questions for hymn 5 in the literature study guide
  • Complete supplemental activity in literature study guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 12: Public Speaking Guide Presenting a Sales Pitch and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 6

Day 1:

  • Read the introduction and complete the research section in  public speaking guide
  • Week 6 Lesson 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Complete the warm up activity and read the instruction and write a rough draft following the method section in public speaking guide
  • Week 6 Lesson 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Finish writing your speech following the method section and practice your speech
  • Week 6 Lesson 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Continue practicing your speech
  • Week 6 Lesson 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Present your speech
  • Optional grammar

Week 13: The Uncle Vanya Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 7

Day 1:

  • Read introduction to literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Read act 1 and act 2
  • Week 7 Lesson 1, prompt 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read act 3 and act 4, work on vocabulary
  • Week 7 prompt 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Answer questions #1 to #3 in literature study guide
  • Week 7 prompt 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions #4 and #5 in literature study guide
  • Week 7 prompt 4 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 14: The Uncle Vanya Literature Guide and Advanced Guide to High School Essay Writing Guide Week 8

Day 1:

  • Answer question #1 and #2 one paragraph answers in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 8 prompt 1 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Answer question #3 and #4 one paragraph answers in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Week 8 prompt 2 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Answer question #5 and #6 one paragraph answers in literature study guide
  • Week 8 prompt 3 in essay guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer question #7 one paragraph answers in literature study guide
  • Read Addendum A and B, discuss with teacher on what assignments need to be completed
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 15: High Noon Cinema Guide

Day 1:

  • Read the introduction and background information in cinema guide, work on vocabulary
  • Watch the first half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Watch the second half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Watch movie without pausing, think about and outline your writing assignment in cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Edit, finish your final draft and proofread in cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5

  • Edit, finish your final draft and proofread in cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 16: Huckleberry Finn Literature Guide and Experiential Resume Writing Guide

Day 1:

  • Read introduction, read chapters I to VII and take notes on conflicts in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Read introduction to writing guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Answer questions for chapters I to VII in literature study guide
  • Contact 2 to 3 adults and ask if they would provide reference upon request for you, if they say yes ask them for their contact information
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters VIII to XVI, work on vocabulary
  • Brain storm a list of skills, if needed include an adult to help with list
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions for VIII to XVI in literature study guide
  • Gather all information you have on achievement awards and places of volunteer or community work
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 17: Huckleberry Finn Literature Guide and Experiential Resume Writing Guide

Day 1:

  • Read chapters XVII to XVIII, answer questions for XVII – XVIII and take notes on conflict in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Read through the writing guide again and gather any additional information you need
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters XIX to XXIII, answer questions for XIX – XXIII and take notes on conflict in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Complete a rough draft by following the directions in writing guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters XXIV to XXXI, answer questions for XXIV to XXXI and take notes on conflict in literature study guide
  • Edit and proofread your resume
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work in literature study guide
  • It’s always a good idea to have another person proofread a resume before submitting it. Do this if you plan on using your resume in real life.
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 18: Huckleberry Finn Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 1

Day 1:

  • Read chapters XXXII to XLII and Chapter the Last, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Answer questions for XXXII to XLII and Chapter the Last and take notes on conflict in literature study guide.
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Answer Mississippi question in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 19: Huckleberry Finn Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 2

Day 1:

  • Answer the wrapping it up section in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Complete an enrichment activity in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Complete an enrichment activity in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Complete an enrichment activity in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 1 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 20: Three Musketeers Cinema Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 3

Day 1:

  • Read introduction and background information from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Complete the vocabulary from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Watch the first half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Watch the second half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Review your answer to all questions in cinema study guide
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 21: Three Musketeers Cinema Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 4

Day 1:

  • Review the introduction material and your notes and answers to questions from the first viewing.
  • Read the instructions for the writing assignment to have an idea in the back of your mind as you watch the movie tomorrow.
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Watch the movie with out pauses
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Think about and outline your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Edit your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Finish your final draft and proofread from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 2 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 22: Cry, the Beloved Country Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 5

Day 1:

  • Read introduction, read chapters 1 to 5 and answer questions for chapters #1 to #5 in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters 6 to 9 and answer questions for chapters #6 to #9 in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters 10 to 13 and answer questions for chapters #10 to #13 in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Reach chapters 14 to 17 and answer questions for chapters #14 to #17 in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 23: Cry, the Beloved Country Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 6

Day 1:

  • Read chapters 18 to 20 and answer questions for chapters #18 to #20 in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 1 in research paper guide (this is a repeat of instructions to complete a second paper)
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters 21 to 23 and answer questions for chapters #21 to #23 in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters 24 to 26 and answer questions for chapters #24 to #26 in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read chapters 27 to 29 and answer questions for chapters #27 to #29 in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 1 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 3 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 24: Cry, the Beloved Country Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 7

Day 1:

  • Read chapters 30 and 31 and answer questions for chapter #30 in literature study guid, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters 32 and 33
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapter 34 and answer questions for chapter #34 in literature study guide, work on vocabulary
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Read chapters 35 and 36 and answer questions for chapters #35 in literature study guide
  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 2 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 25: Cry, the Beloved Country Literature Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 8

Day 1:

  • Read themes section in literature study guide and write a paragraph
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read the tension between mercy and justice for a Christian section in literature study guide and write a paragraph
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read Motif section in literate study guide and write a paragraph
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Complete a supplemental activity
  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Option 1 Week 3 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 4 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 26: Life of Pi Cinema Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 9

Day 1:

  • Read introduction and background information from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Complete the vocabulary from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Watch the first half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Watch the second half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Review your answer to all questions in cinema study guide
  • Option 1 Week 4 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 27: Life of Pi Cinema Guide and Chicago Style Research Paper Week 10

Day 1:

  • Review the introduction material and your notes and answers to questions from the first viewing.
  • Read the instructions for the writing assignment to have an idea in the back of your mind as you watch the movie tomorrow.
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 1 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Watch the movie with out pauses
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 2 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Think about and outline your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 3 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Edit your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 4 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Finish your final draft and proofread from cinema guide
  • Option 1 Week 5 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Option 2 Week 5 Lesson 5 in research paper guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 28: The Scarlet Letter Literature Guide and Advanced Poetry Writing Guide Week 1 and Preparing and Public Speaking Presenting a Biographical Report

Day 1:

  • Read introduction, read chapters 1 to 8, work on vocabulary
  • Week 1 Lesson 1 in poetry guide
  • Read introduction, complete Week 1 Part 1 research and warm-up goal in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Answer questions for chapters #1 to #8 in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 2 in poetry guide
  • Read and complete the instruction section in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read chapters 9 to 15, work on vocabulary
  • Week 1 Lesson 3 in poetry guide
  • Continue reading and taking notes on your research resources in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Answer questions for chapters #9 to #15 in literature study guide
  • Week 1 Lesson 4 in poetry guide
  • Continue reading and taking notes on your research resources in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Create a structure for your paper and write a rough draft in the public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Week 29: The Scarlet Letter Literature Guide and Advanced Poetry Writing Guide Week 2 and Public Speaking Presenting a Biographical Report

Day 1:

  • Read chapters 16 to 20
  • Week 2 Lesson 1 in poetry guide
  • Edit and proof your rough draft in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read chapters 21 to 24
  • Week 2 Lesson 2 in poetry guide
  • Week 2 Part 2 complete the research and warm-up activity in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Answer questions for chapters #16 to #24 in literature study guide
  • Week 2 Lesson 3 in poetry guide
  • Week 2 Part 2 complete the instruction section in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Complete an enrichment activity
  • Week 2 Lesson 4 in poetry guide
  • Week 2 Part 2 complete practice section in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 30: The Wizard of Oz Cinema Guide and Advanced Poetry Writing Guide Week 3 and Public Speaking Presenting a Biographical Report

Day 1:

  • Read introduction from cinema guide
  • Read introduction to poetry
  • Week 3 Lesson 1 in poetry guide
  • Week 3 Part 3 confirm a group to listen to your speech
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Vocabulary from cinema guide
  • Week 3 Lesson 2 in poetry guide
  • Week 3 Part 3 complete practice section in public speaking guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Watch the first half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Week 3 Lesson 3 in poetry guide
  • Present your speech
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Watch the second half of the movie, pausing as you go to jot down your thoughts in response to the questions
  • Week 3 Lesson 4 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 31: The Wizard of Oz Literature Guide and Advanced Poetry Writing Guide Week 4

Day 1:

  • Review the introduction material and your notes and answers to questions from the first viewing.
  • Week 4 Lesson 1 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • If needed watch the movie again
  • Week 4 Lesson 2 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Read something to think about and answer questions in the cinema guide
  • Week 4 Lesson 3 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work in cinema study guide
  • Week 4 Lesson 4 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Catch-up on any incomplete work
  • Optional grammar

Week 32: The Wizard of Oz Literature Guide and Advanced Poetry Writing Guide Week 5

Day 1:

  • Read Fairy Tales, Legends, Myths and Allegories and answer question in cinema study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 1 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 2:

  • Read Idealistic Literature and answer questions in cinema study guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 2 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 3:

  • Think about and outline your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 3 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 4:

  • Edit your writing assignment from cinema guide
  • Week 5 Lesson 4 in poetry guide
  • Optional grammar

Day 5:

  • Finish your final draft and proofread from cinema guide
  • Optional grammar

Syllabus for One More Year English/Language Arts 11

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