OVERVIEW
This Freshman English Wiki is established to enhance our curriculum and communication. As a protected wiki, only the class will be able to edit content, but anyone is able to view material posted on-line. Thus, it’s important to protect your own privacy and the privacy of your classmates. In order to become a member, you must send me a request, which I will approve only if the request clearly identifies you as a student in this class.

Projected Curriculum Timing



Quarter 1
  • Mockingbird/A Lesson Before Dying
  • Mini Senior Project (Field Work)
  • Grammar - Parts of Speech, Agreement
  • Vocabulary - In Context and Literary
  • Writing
    • Writing Traits Overview/Practice
    • Literary Analysis (Character)
    • Reflective Essay
  • Portfolio
Quarter 2
  • Julius Caesar
  • MSP (Present Field Work - Oral Presentation)
  • Grammar - PA, PN, IO, DO, Comma Use
  • Vocabulary - In Context and Literary
  • Writing
    • Writing Process
    • Informational Writing
    • Persuasive Essay
  • Portfolio
Quarter 3
  • Research Reading
  • Poetry
  • Grammar - Common Usage Problems
  • Vocabulary (Independent List)
  • Writing
    • Process (Notecards/Outline, Drafts)
    • Research Paper/MLA format
  • Portfolio
Quarter 4
  • The Odyssey
  • Grammar - Full Year Concept Review
  • Vocabulary - In Context and Literary
  • Writing
    • Process
    • Compare/Contrast
    • Reflective