• Core English II              Apple                Syllabus
     
                   Welcome Sophomores!!
     
     Your year at a glance:
    1st Nine Weeks: Short stories and poetry
    2nd Nine Weeks:  Persuasive techniques and Mechant of Venice by William Shakespeare
    3rd Nine Weeks:  Informational/Expository text and Research Paper
    4th Nine Weeks:  Analysis/Synthesis and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
     
    Supply List:
    • 3-ring binder with tabs for notebook paper, handouts, and notes/vocabulary
    • Pens or pencils (no light colored ink that is difficult to read)
    • Highlighters (4 colors)
    Extra Credit Opportunities:
     For extra credit, you may pick one book from the list below to read and then take a 50-100 question multiple choice test (depends on the size of the book).  The grade you make on the test will replace either your lowest test grade or your three lowest daily grades.  The choice is yours.  If you do poorly on the test and it is a lower score than any of your test grades, it will simply not be counted.  The novels you may choose from are listed below:
        
                                1984                                                            
     Night

                               Antigone                                    OliverTwist
                            Catch 22                                 Once and Future King
                Catcher in the rye                             Slaughterhouse-Five
                    Ethan Frome                                   The Sun Also Rises
               A Farewell to Arms                                     Things Fall Apart
                Hard Times                                              The Time Machine
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on August 16, 2016