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COURSE GUIDE / SYLLABUS

by Marty J. Reep

Student’s Name: Course
Title: ENGLISH 9, Semester 2

Meeting Day & Time:
Note: Specific Title: Literature & Lang. Arts:3rd Course
17 school weeks in Semester 1 – Chapters 1-7 Resources: ISBN:
19 school weeks in Semester 2 – Chapters 8-12 Publisher: Holt, 2000
Handouts: n/a
30-31 pages per week, on average
Website: go.hrw.com
Updated 2/5/2010
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- Get handout for details.
Final Draft of Paper Due By Week 14
*
(2 pages, typed – Handwritten not accepted.)
You may turn it in early. Late ones unaccepted.

 Paper – Start working on it.
 Chapter 8
 Read pp. 494-524
o Do p. 514, #’s 1-5
1 o Do p. 515, “Grammar Link,” 1-4
o Do p. 523, Reading Check: 1-4
o Do pp. 523-524, Test Practice: 1-7
o Do p. 524, Voc Dev: 1-5
 Look through the rest of the book to familiarize yourself with it

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 8
 Read pp. 525-555
o Do p. 539, #’s 1-6
2 o Do p. 540, Practice 1, one word
o Do p. 540, Practice 2, 1-5
o Do p. 541, Quickwrite (3-5 sentences)
o Do p. 546, #’s 1-6

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 9
Semester 2
Weekly Assignments

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

 Chapter 8
 Read pp. 556-577
o Do p. 557, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 558, #’s 1-6
3 o Do p. 559, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 9
o Do p. 575, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 576, Practice 1, #’s 1-10

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 9
 Read pp. 578-617
o Do p. 588, Reading Check #’s 1-3
4 o Do pp. 588-589, Test Practice #’s 1-6
o Do p. 589, Voc Dev #’s 1-3
o Do p. 590, Quickwrite
o Do p. 607, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 [How’s your paper coming along?]
 Chapter 9
 Read pp. 618-648
o Do p. 635, #’s 1-6
5 o Do p. 636, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 637, #’s 1-5
o For pp. 640-646, jot down two notes for each of the
eleven sections (2 x 11= 22 notes).

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 10
 Read pp. 649-679
o Do p. 649, Quickwrite
6
o For p. 659, jot down two notes.
o For p. 671, jot down two notes.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 10
 Read pp. 680-710
7 o Do p. 687, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 689, Quickwrite

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 9
Semester 2
Weekly Assignments

Rough Draft of Paper Due (2 pages, typed)

 Chapter 10
 Read pp. 711-741
o Do p. 713, #’s 1-5
8
o Do p. 724, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do p. 724, Test Practice, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 725, Practice 1 #’s 1-5
o Do p. 731, #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 10
 Read pp. 742-775
o Do p. 747, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 748, #’s 1-9
9 o Do p. 749, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 11
o Do p. 774, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 775, Map out “torrent,” only

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 776-804
10 o For pp. 776-782, jot down two notes for each of the
six sections (2 x 6= 12 notes).
o Do p. 783, Quickwrite
Date Assigned: Date Due: 100
 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 804-834
11 o Do p. 816, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 817, Map out only one word, but not “humor”

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 835-865
12 o For p. 842, jot down two notes.
o Do p. 843, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 844, “Practice” #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100
 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 866-894
o Do p. 874, #’s 1-8
13
o Do p. 893, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 894, # 3

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 9
Semester 2
Weekly Assignments

Final Draft of Paper Due (2 pages, typed)

 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 895-925
o Do p. 912, #’s 1-5
14
o Do p. 915, Personification # 2
o Do p. 915, Puns # 1
o Do p. 923, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do p. 924, #’s 1-10

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 11
 Read pp. 926-958
o Do p. 941, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 942, #’s 1-6
15 o Do p. 943, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 12
o Do p. 954, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do p. 958, Reading Check #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Chapter 12
 Read pp. 959-979
o Do p. 964, Reading Check #’s 1-4
16 o Do p. 969, Reading Check #’s 1-4
o Do p. 969, Test Practice, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 973, “Practice” – Write letter.
o Do p. 977, “Practice”

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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

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

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

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