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COURSE GUIDE / SYLLABUS

by Marty J . Reep

Student’s Name: ____________________________ Course
Title: ENGLISH 11, Semester 1

Course #:
Meeting Day & Time:
Note: Text: Title: Elements of Literature, Fifth Course
17 school weeks in Semester 1 – Collections 1-11 ISBN:
19 school weeks in Semester 2 – Collections 12-21 Publisher: Holt
Handouts: n/a
36-37 pages per week, on average
Updated 8/15/2009
Web site: go.hrw.com
Methods of Evaluation: Each class assignment is equal to five (5) hours of work. Five semester credits will be earned upon successful
completion of all the course assignments, as contracted.
Objectives: All objectives for assignments can be referenced in each district-adopted curriculum/textbook.
Methods of Study: Assignments can include reading of text, writing, discussion, experimentation, observation, research, and hands-on projects.
EVALUATED BY:
Assign- PROGRESS EVALUATION /
ment ASSIGNMENTS COMMENTS / GRADE
(TEACHER’S INITIALS
OR SIGNATURE)

*Rough Draft of Paper Due by Week 8
Final Draft of Paper Due By Week 14
(4 pages, typed – Handwritten not accepted.)
You may turn it in early.

 Read pp. 1-37
 Collection 1 (“Chapter 1”)
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o For pp. 3-18, jot down two notes for each of the thirteen
sections / boxes (2x13=26 notes, total)
o Do p. 21, Quickwrite chart
o Do p. 35, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 37, “Try It Out” #’s 1-3
 Look through the rest of the book to familiarize yourself with
it
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 38-74
 Collection 1
o Do p. 46, #’s a-d
o Do p. 55, #’s a-d
2 o Do p. 66, #’s 3-6
 Collection 2
o Do p. 71, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 74, #’s 2, 4-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

Method of Reporting: To the best of my knowledge and Date of Completion:
belief, this report has been kept as required by law and in
accordance with the instructions of the Superintendent of Grade for Course:
Public Instruction.
Credits Earned: 5 / 5 Semester Units

Supervising Teacher

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ENGLISH 11
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments
EVALUATED BY:
Assign- PROGRESS EVALUATION /
ment ASSIGNMENTS COMMENTS / GRADE
(TEACHER’S INITIALS
OR SIGNATURE)

 Read pp. 78-112
 Collection 2
o Do p. 83, #’s 1-5
o For p. 95, memorize two of the “Sayings of Poor
Richard”
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o Do p. 97, #’s a-d
 Collection 3
o Do p. 105, #’s 1, 3-5
o Do p. 112, #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 113-150
 Collection 3
o Do p. 115, “Reading Skills” notes
o Do p. 125, #’s 1-4
4 o Do p. 129, # 3
 Collection 4
o For pp. 139-150, jot down two notes for each of the
seven sections / boxes (2x7=14 notes, total).

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 151-186
 Collection 4
o Do p. 166, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 174, #’s 1-4
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o Do p. 176, Quickwrite
o Do p. 179, “Tide Rises,” #’s 1-4
o Do p. 186, #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 187-222
 Collection 4
o Do p. 192, #’s a-d
o Do p. 197, “Try It Out” # 1
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o For pp. 206-214, jot down two notes for each of the
eight sections / boxes (2x8=16 notes, total).
o Do p. 218, Imagery – list three images from the reading

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 223-258
 Collection 5
o Do p. 228, “Nature” #’s 2-5
o Do p. 228, “Self-Reliance” #’s 2-5
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o Do p. 246, #’s a-d, 5
o Do p. 248, Quickwrite
o Do p. 257, #’s a-d, 3

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 11
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

 Read pp. 262-295
 Collection 6
o Do p. 280, #’s 2-5
8 o Do p. 281, #’s 1,2
o Do p. 288, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 290, the five bullet points

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100
Rough Draft Due (4 pages, typed)

 Read pp. 296-333
 Collection 6
o Do p. 308, #’s a-d, 4,5
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o Do p. 320, #’s a-d,5
o Do p. 328, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 329, # 2 – Write two paragraphs.
o Do p. 329, # 5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 336-370
 Collection 7
o Do p. 351, Quickwrite
o Do p. 352, #’s 1-3
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o Do p. 355, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 358, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 361, #’s 2-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 371-405
 Collection 8
o Do p. 379, “Heart” #’s 2-4; “If you” #’s 2-4
11 o Do p. 384, “Some keep” #’s 2-4; “I taste” #’s 2-4
o Do p. 390, “Apparently” #’s 2-4; “Tell all” #’s 2-4
o Do p. 395, “for Death” #’s 5-6; “Fly buzz” #’s 3-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 406-445
 Collection 9
o For pp. 409-422, jot down two notes for each of the ten
12 sections / boxes (2x10=20 notes, total).
o Do p. 425, Reading Skills chart
o Do p. 430, #’s a-d
o Do p. 436, Reading Skills predictions
o Do p. 445, #’s 1-4
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 11
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

Final Draft Due (4 pages, typed)
 Read pp. 446-483
 Collection 10
o Do p. 452, Quickwrite
13
o Do p. 463, #’s a-d
o Do p. 467, Reading Skills thoughts & questions
o Do p. 474, #’s a-c
o Do p. 474, # 3, Write two paragraphs.
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 484-518
 Collection 10
o Do p. 485, Quickwrite
14 o Do p. 493, #’s a-d
o Do p. 496, Reading Skills notes
o Do p. 509, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 514, # 1 (a-e): Ask your family or friends, too.
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 519-557
 Collection 11
o For pp. 524-536, jot down two notes for each of the ten
15 sections / boxes (2x10=20 notes, total).
o Do p. 539, Quickwrite
o Do p. 547, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 557, #’s 2-5
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 558-582
 Collection 11
o Do p. 561, #’s 2-5
16 o Do p. 566, “Once” #’s 2-4; “Neither Out” #’s 2-4
o Do p. 568, #’s 2-5
o Do p. 575, #’s 3-6
o Do p. 582, #’s 2-5
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

17  Review for Semester Exam
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

18  Review for Semester Exam
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

19  Semester Exam
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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