Sophomore Honors English—First Quarter

All assignments are due on the day they are listed on the calendar—online journal assignments must be completed before class begins.

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

September 4

 

Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

6

 

 

First day of classes

 

7

 

8

 

11

 

Read “The White Circle”

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

13

 

Journal One

 

Read “Spoon River Anthology” excerpts

 

14

 

15

 

Read “The Sisters” and “Araby

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

 

Read “Harrison Bergeron”

 

Bring three ideas for a short story

 

20

 

21

 

Rosh Hashanah

 

 

22

 

Journal Two

 

Read “The Money”

 


25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26

 

Vocabulary Quiz One

 

Short Story to be determined

27

 

28

 

Journal Three

 

Short Story to be determined

 

29

 

October 2

 

“Sonny’s Blues” to page 9, “But you got to let him know you’s there.”  

 

 

 

 

3

 

4

 

“Sonny’s Blues” to page 18, “It’s a wonder it doesn’t blow the avenue apart.”

 

5

 

6

 

Journal Four

 

Writing Day: Bring a copy of your short story draft to work on in the computer lab

 

9

 

 

Columbus Day

 

 

 

 

 

10

 

11

 

Grammar Quiz One

 

Writing Day: Bring a copy of your short story draft to work on in the computer lab

 

12

 

 

12

 

Five Copies of Draft of Short Story Due: Fifty Points

 

16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17

 

Read and Comment on Group Member’s Stories

 

18

 

19

 

Read and Comment on Group Member’s Stories

 

Vocabulary Quiz Two

 

20

 

 

23

 

Literary Terms and Concepts Test

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

25

 

Final Draft of Short Story Due

 

 

26

 

 

27

 

This Boy’s Life, 3-22

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31

 

This Boy’s Life, 23-47

 

Draft of Final Project Script completed by the end of class

 

November 1

 

 

Superintendent’s Conference Day

 

 

2

 

3

 

Grammar Quiz Two

 

This Boy’s Life, 48-75

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

Journal Five

 

This Boy’s Life, 76-106

 

All Final Projects Due

 

8

 

9

 

Vocabulary Quiz Three

 

This Boy’s Life, 107-130

 

End of First Marking Period

 

10

 

 

Veteran’s Day