English IV 2018
1st Nine weeks
OWL Perdue Writing Lab (useful for all writing assignments):http://owl.english.purdue.edu/***Class Description***I. First Nine Weeks:a. Anglo-Saxon Period:1.Reading Beowulf2.Study Guide Questions3. Boast4.Exam5.Essayb.Medieval Period:1.Historical Background pp.1120-11342. Read Prologue to the CANTERBURY TALES3. Choose a Canterbury character and a group to work with...4. Prepare a presentation (see handout)5. Present your Canterbury character to classc. Renaissance Period:1. Reading MACBETH2. Vocabulary Packet3. Study Guide Questions4. Essay: Who is responsible forDunkins Murder? The Witches, Macbeth,King Dunkin, or Lady Macbeth?5. Quotes6. Essay: Consider the Human Condition. Is the Human Condition differenttoday than it was in Macbeth's Time?II. 2nd Weeks1. The Senior Research PaperIII. 3rd Nine WeeksSTARR Practice Links:This contains a study guide and self-assessment module.
Comprehensive modules on STAAR Reading and Writing
STAAR released test questions1. The Romantic Perioda. Historyb. Poetryc. Film and Screenplay Projectd. Frankenstein2. Novel: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/84IV. 4TH Nine Weeks1. Importance of being Earnest (Link to the play)Audio version of The Importance of Being Earnest2. ANIMAL FARMThe Novel: ANIMAL FARM ,The Audio: Audio: ANIMAL FARMAssignments; So far for this ANIMAL FARMProject:a. Reading assignments: Chaoters 1-10;b. Russian Revolution HistoricalBackground (handouts, Google Classroom);c. Vocabulary (handouts - Crossword,Matching );d. Quotes (handouts- matching,writing);