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Genre Aligned with NCSOS
Writing: Use RCS Writing Resource Notebook Teachers MUST incorporate writing as he/she feels appropriate.
Grammar, Usage, and Vocabulary Teachers MUST complete the following units in order as this is how students will be *Benchmarked by instructor:
Throughout the 90 days allotted to English I, teachers may choose to complete units based on genre in ANY ORDER that they deem appropriate. Fiction: Approximately 23 days (1 Day Benchmark) Short Stories/Novels Objectives: 1.03 5.01 5.02 5.03
Teachers MAY choose from the following list of titles to supplement each section. *Utilize literary benchmarks and online assessments in the allotted 1 day of benchmark testing per unit.
Teachers MUST incorporate the study of the following literary terms in each unit
Writing Options Scarlet Ibis Seminar Short Story Power Point Project Reader Response Journal Short Story Writing Throughout all units address the following items: Vocabulary Context Clues Inference Root Words Synonym Antonym Main Idea/Supporting Details
Short Stories: “A Sound of Thunder” “Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird” “Harrison Bergeron” “Poison” “Rules of the Game” “Thank You, Ma’am” “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” “The Birds” “The Cask of Amontillado” “The Gift of the Magi” “The Invalid’s Story”
Setting Irony (Verbal, situational, dramatic) Conflict (external, internal) Mood Characterization (direct and indirect) Character Types
October 2008/RCS Secondary Education
Coherence and Clarity Days: 44 Unit # 2 Capitalization. Subject/Verb Agreement. Ayn Rand I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings. 3rd Limited) Flashback Foreshadowing Imagery Suspense Theme Tone Allusion Style Epiphany Author’s Purpose Paradox Adage Stereotype Assignment Interlopers Newspaper Article Thank You M’am Card Short Story Term Analysis Unit #1: Parts of Speech. Conciseness . 2nd. Arthur Laurents Fahrenheit 451. climax. Edith Hamilton Day No Pigs Would Die.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools “The “The “The “The “The “The “The “The ”The Lady. Sentences. Maya Angelou Mythology. Knowles Lord of the Flies. George Orwell Separate Peace. and 3rd Omniscient. The. Ben Micelson The Uglies. and Sentence Variety Days: 22 Unit # 3 Editing and EOC Review Days: 22 6. Scott Westerfeld October 2008/RCS Secondary Education . Robert Peck West Side Story. Hinton Anthem.01 6. Jack London Fallen Angles. Walter Dean Myers Of Mice and Men. Harper Lee Animal Farm. The . flat. Ernest Hemingway Call of the Wild. Antagonist Dialogue Dialect Diction Colloquialism Figurative Language Symbol Plot (Exposition. Novels: Great Expectations. A. Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement. E. Golding Old Man and the Sea. static. Irene Hunt Touching Spirit Bear.02 Fiction Cont. Or The Tiger” Lottery” Interlopers” Most Dangerous Game” Necklace” Open Window” Secret Life of Walter Mitty” Sniper” Secret Ibis” (round. and Sentence Combining. Ray Bradbury Lottery Rose. S. rising action. John Steinbeck Outsiders. Run-ons. falling action. narrative hook. dynamic) Protagonist. resolution) Point of View (1st. Fragments. Dickens To Kill A Mockingbird. The. Punctuation.
01.03.01.01 Suggested Readings Nonfiction Literature Terms Author’s Purpose Satire Autobiography Biography Historical Documents Editorial Bias Memoir Cultural Influence Objective Thesis Vignettes Anecdotes Writing Options Journal Responses Editorial Writing Invisible Children Editorial I Have a Dream Speech Response Childhood Memory Snapshot Autobiographies and Biographies : “A White House Diary” Excerpt from The Carolina Way “Only Daughter” “Arthur Ash Remembered” “Lincoln Preface” “My English” Excerpt from Night Excerpt from The Water Wide Newspaper Articles Novels Into the Wild I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Black Boy Rocket Boy October 2008/RCS Secondary Education . 4. 2. 1.02. 3. 1.03.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools Inference Archetype Satire Motif Idiom Cliché Author’s Craft Fairy Tale Proverb Fable Tall Tale Legend Nonfiction: Approximately 11 Days (1 Day Benchmark) Objectives 1.
01. Earth View Released Selections and exam Questions from state and newspaper articles Reflective Texts: “Field Trip” Excerpt from “Angela’s Ashes” “Go Deep to the Sewer” Released NCDPI Selections Argumentative Texts: “I Have a Dream” “Ain’t a Woman” “First Inaugural Address” “The Talk” “Carry Your Own Skis” “Gettysburg Address” “Letters from a Birmingham Jail” Newspaper Editorials Suggested Poetry Rhetorical Question Rhetorical Strategies Paraphrase Nostalgic Essay Chronological Order Spatial Order Outside Reading Response Nonfiction Cont.03 October 2008/RCS Secondary Education Poetry Terms: Bold Terms used in EOC Ballad poetry Poetry Writing Journal Responses . 5.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools Farewell to Manzanar Informative Texts: Excerpt from Silent Spring New Road Chicken Pies NC Transportation Space Shuttle Basics Safety Signs Single Room. Poetry: 11 Days (1 Day Benchmark testing) Objectives: “The Bells” 5.
English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools “The Raven” “Dream Deferred” “Dreams” “I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud” “Analysis of Baseball” “Casey at the Bat” “15” “Blackberry Eating” “Twister” Poetry Cont. “The Road Not Taken” “7 Ages of Man” “Macavity: The Mystery Cat” “Ballad of Birmingham” “Siren Song” Haiku “Ancient Gesture” “What is Poetry?”-Elliot “What is a Poet?”-Cummings “Tom Dooley” October 2008/RCS Secondary Education Narrative poetry Lyric poetry Sonnets Iambic Pentameter Free Verse poetry Concrete poems Limerick poems Haiku poetry Simile Idiom Meter Foot Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Alliteration Assonance Onomatopoeia Rhyme (Global Introductions) Bio Poem: Life in Poetry Touching Spirit Bear Poem & Project Reader Response Poetry Book Project .
Tone Theme Couplet Symbol Connotation Denotation Oxymoron Paraphrase Epic: Suggested Reading Approximately October 2008/RCS Secondary Education Epic Terms Writing Options .English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools Internal Rhyme End Rhyme Slant Rhyme Rhyme Scheme Parallelism Repetition Imagery Stanza Speaker/Voice Mood Poetry Cont.
02. Lorraine Hansberry R& J Global Introductions (Journal) R&J Essay Options October 2008/RCS Secondary Education . Drama: Approximately 23 Days (1 Day Benchmark) Objectives: 5.03 Suggested Reading Allusion Simile Metaphor Personification Archetype Epic Hero Epic Simile Extended Metaphor Jargon Epithet Tragic Flaw Accolades Figurative Language Dramatic Irony Parallelism Repetition Imagery Flashback Symbolism Drama Literary Terms Dramatic Monologue Soliloquy Dramatic Irony Foreshadowing Pun Metaphor Odyssey Global Introductions (journal response) Scrapbook Journal Odyssey Puppet and Script Writing Odysseus’ New Heroic Crew Research Report on Greek Gods Writing Romeo and Juliet Additional Readings: A Raisin in the Sun The Miracle Worker Raisin In The Sun. 5. 5.01. A.03 The Odyssey Novels: Hamilton’s Mythology Epic Cont. 5.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools 11 days (1 Day Bench Mark) 5.01.
Which statement best illustrates the author’s argument…? Which quotations best summarizes the main idea of the passage? Sample Questions for Composition Items Which best describes the organization of the information? How is the author’s position supported by his use of…(chronological order. The author most likely included ______ for which of the following reasons? October 2008/RCS Secondary Education sentence? 4. Which of the following is a sentence 6. etc. 2. 3. How could sentences ___ and ___ be combined to enhance conciseness and sentence variety? 5. Which word best describes how the author feels…? 3. 5. paragraph with the use of made to correct What effect is the author most likely trying to achieve in the ________ What change should be ___________ (literary sentence ___? technique)? 2. dialogue. 4. What is the author’s main purpose for writing this selection? fragment? 7.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools Simile Personification Oxymoron Sonnet Aside Foil Tragedy Tragic Flaw Stage Directions Flashback Archetype Allusion Act. repetition. Scene Comic Relief Perfect Mate Relationship Prompt Loving Lyrics R&J Projects and Essays Script Writing and Scene Presentation Discussion Questions Character Study Critical Analysis Essay Midterm (1 Day) Released Items and Benchmarks and EOC Review 10 Days Sample Questions for Literary/Textual Analysis Items 1. Which of the following is a run-on 8. Which of the following improves the .)? 1.
Which word best describes _____? October 2008/RCS Secondary Education .What makes ____an effective simile (or other literary technique)? 12.How does the author develop support for his point? 14.What does the speaker mean when he says…? 15.What is the overall effect of the final paragraph? 17. what does the word __________ mean? 10.What effect does the setting have on the selection as a whole? 18.What does _____’s language suggest about him? 13.Which word best describes the author’s tone at the end of the selection? 11.English I Pacing Guide Randolph County Schools 9.Which of the following best illustrates…? 16. In paragraph ______.
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