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COURSE GUIDE / SYLLABUS

by Marty J. Reep

Student’s Name: ____________________________ Course Title: ENGLISH 10, Semester 1

Meeting Day & Time:
Note: Specific Title: Holt Literature & Language Arts,
17 school weeks in Semester 1 – Chapters 1-6 Resources: 4th Course
19 school weeks in Semester 2 – Chapters 7-11 (teal & blue w/ medallion & ruins)
ISBN:
28-29 pages per week, Sem 1; 30-31 per week, Sem 2, on average Publisher: Holt
Handouts: n/a
Updated 9/3/2009
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
(3 pages, typed – Handwritten not accepted.)
You may turn it in early.

 Read pp. 1-29
 Chapter 1
1 o Do p. 4, Quickwrite (3-5 sentences)
o Do p. 19, #’s 1,3,4,5
o Do p. 28, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do pp. 28-29, Test Practice #’s 1-8
o Do p. 29, Application (Write ½ page)
 Look through the rest of the book to familiarize yourself with
it

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 29-55
 Chapter 1
o Do pp. 29-30, Analogies: Practice 1, #’s 1-10
2 o Do p. 31, Quickwrite (3-5 sentences)
o Do p. 41, #’s 1-4,6
o Do p. 53, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 54, Practice 2

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 10
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments
EVALUATED BY:
Assign- PROGRESS EVALUATION /
ment ASSIGNMENTS COMMENTS / GRADE
(TEACHER’S INITIALS
OR SIGNATURE)

 Read pp. 56-87
 Chapter 1
o Do p. 69, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 70, #’s 1-7
3 o Do p. 71, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 86, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 87, Practice, # 2

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 88-111
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 94, Reading Check, #’s 1-3
o Do pp. 94-95, Test Practice #’s 1-8
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o Do p. 109, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 110, “Practice”
o Do p. 111, “Practice”

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 112-140
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 119, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 120, “Grammar Link” #’s 1-3
5
o Do p. 133, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 134, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 135, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 136-162
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 139, “Practice”
6 o Do p. 140, Quickwrite
o Do p. 152, #’s 2-6
o Do p. 161, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 162, Grammar Link: “Practice” #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 163-192
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 163, Quickwrite
o Do p. 185, #’s 1-6
7
o Do p. 186, Practice
o Do p. 191, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 191, Test Practice #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 10
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

Rough Draft Due (3 pages, typed)

 Read pp. 193-225
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 204, Reading Check #’s 1-5
8
o Do p. 205, Antonyms: Practice #’s 1-4
o Do p. 210, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 210, Test Practice #’s 1-6
o Do p. 225, #’s 1-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 226-253
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 226, #’s 1-9
 Chapter 4
9 o Do p. 231, “Practice”: the 5 purple steps
o Do p. 241, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 252, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 253, Grammar Link: Practice

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 254-282
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 256, Quickwrite
o Do p. 270, #’s 1-6
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o Do p. 272, Quickwrite
o Do p. 281, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 282, Vocabulary: Practice, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 283-310
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 290, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do p. 292, Practice 1, #’s 1-4
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o Do p. 292, Practice 2, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 309, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 310, #’s 1-7

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 311-347
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 311, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 5
12 o Do p. 326, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 327, Practice 1, 7 blanks
o Do p. 329, Quickwrite
o Do p. 347, #’s 1-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 10
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

 Read pp. 348-373
 Chapter 5
o Do p. 348, Practice 2 #’s 1-4
o Do p. 364, #’s 1-6
13
o Do p. 365, Practice 1 #’s 1-10
o Do p. 372, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 373, Practice 1 #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100
Final Draft Due (3 pages, typed)

 Read pp. 374-395
 Chapter 5
o Do p. 379, #’s 1-5
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o Do p. 379, “Writing”: ½ page
o Do p. 393, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 394, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 395, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 396-431
 Chapter 6
o Do p. 409, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 410, Practice #’s 1-6
15
o Do p. 416, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 416, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 431, #’s 1-6

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 432-453
 Chapter 6
o Do p. 433, Quickwrite
o Do p. 438, #’s 2-5
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o Do p. 451, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 452, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 453, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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

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

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

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