What will be covered in English III:American literature: Native American literature, The Crucible, Of Mice and Men, The GreatGatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, and many pieces of non-fiction and severalpoems to supplement our three units per sememster. Writing: expository and persuasive writing, literary analysis,several small research paper assignments, one longer research paper. ACT prep will also be a focus.
What will becovered in Honors English I:
1stsemester: the short story, AnimalFarm, poetry/ epic poetry, Lord ofthe Flies independent reading, the basics of research and effective essaywriting, foundational speech components and giving a simple speech, effectivegroup discussion skills, grammar/proofreading skills,
2nd semester: Romeo andJuliet, Great Expectations, Night, literary non-fiction, independentreading, writing a persuasive essay, delivering an effective speech, effectivegroup discussion skills, and basic grammar/proofreading skills