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COURSE GUIDE / SYLLABUS

by Marty J. Reep

Student’s Name: Course
Title: ENGLISH 9, Semester 1

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 8/15/2009
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
(2 pages, typed – Handwritten not accepted.)
You may turn it in early.

Read pp. 1-30
Chapter 1
1 o Do p. 24, #’s 1,3,5
o Do p. 25, #’s 1-10
o Do p. 26, Make a KWL chart
o Do p. 30, #’s 1-3
o Do p. 30, Test Practice #’s 1-4
 Look through the rest of the book to familiarize yourself
with it

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

Read pp. 31-63
Chapter 1
o Do p. 32, Quickwrite (3-5 sentences)
o Do p. 41, #’s 3-7
2
o Do p. 42, “Practice 1,” only 3 wordsl
o Do p. 47, Test Practice, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 63, #’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 1
Weekly Assignments

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

 Read pp. 66-94
 Chapter 1
o Do pp. 78-79, #’s 1-7
o Do p. 80, #’s 1-6
3 o Do p. 81, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 86, Quickwrite (3-5 sentences)
o Do p. 94, #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 95-118
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 95, “Grammar Link” section
4 o Do p. 102, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 103, “Mapping” section
o Do p. 114, Reading Check #’s 1-5
o Do p. 118, Quickwrite

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 119-149
 Chapter 2
o Do p. 129, #’s 1-6
o Do pp. 142-143, #’s 1-10
5 o Do p. 144, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 145, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 149, “Practice” – Write a paragraph.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 150-181
 Chapter 3
o Do p.157, #’s 1,3-5
o Do p. 158, “Practice” – Write a sentence for 5 of the
6 words.
o Do p. 170, #’s 2-6
o Do p. 172, Quickwrite
o Do p. 181, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 182-209
 Chapter 3
o Do p. 191, Reading Check, #’s 1-3
o Do pp. 191-192, #’s 1-6
7 o Do p. 204, #’s 1-9
o Do p. 205, #’s 1-5
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 209, Practice – Fill in the map.

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 9
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

Rough Draft of Paper Due (2 pages, typed)

 Read pp. 210-242
 Chapter 4
o Do p. 217, #’s 1-5
8
o Do p. 228, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 229, Practice 1, 1-5
o Do p. 229, Practice 2, 1-5
o Do p. 242, Reading Check, #’s 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 243-275
o Do p. 245, Quickwrite
o Do p. 253, #’s 1-5
9 o Do p. 259, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 266, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 267, Commas Practice, 1-4

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 276-307
o Do p. 279, #’s 1-8
o Do p. 280, #’s 1-6
10 o Do p. 281, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 295, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 305, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 308-335
o Do p. 312, Reading Check #’s 1-3
o Do p. 313, #’s 1-6
11 o Do p. 314, Quickwrite
o Do p. 318, #’s 1-5
o Do pp. 334-335, #’s 1-8

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 336-363
o Do p. 337, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 356, #’s 1-5
12 o Do p. 357, Practice 1 #’s 1-10
o Do p. 362, #’s 1-3
o Do p. 363, Practice 2 #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 364-399
o Do p. 372, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 381, Reading Check #’s 1-4
13 o Do pp. 396-397, #’s 1-11
o Do p. 398, #’s 1-6
o Do p. 399, #’s 1-5

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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ENGLISH 9
Semester 1
Weekly Assignments

Final Draft of Paper Due (2 pages, typed)

 Read pp. 400-434
o Do p. 407, #’s 1-4
14 o Do p. 416, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 421, #’s 1-3
o Do p. 427, #’s 1-3
o Do p. 434, #’s 1,2

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 435-467
o Do p. 439, #’s 3-5
o Do p. 443, #’s 1-3 & 1,2
15 o Do p. 446, #’s 3-5
o Do p. 453, #’s 1-4
o Do p. 460, #’s 5-7

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

 Read pp. 468-493
o Do p. 471, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 474, #’s 1-5
16 o Do p. 478, #’s 1-5
o Do p. 449, #’s 4,7
o Do pp. 491-492, #’s 1-10

Date Assigned: Date Due: 100

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

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

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

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