English 9H/9CP

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    English 9H/9CP is a section designed to improve student understanding of the qualities of literature while improving their knowledge of formal and creative writing, grammar, textual themes, genres, figurative language, and other such topics related to the study of English. English 9H/9CP is a section that will engage students in critical thinking via socratic seminars, philosophical debates, group discussions, and higher level thinking questioning techniques. Students will have the opportunity to work individually, in small groups, and in whole classroom discussions.  

     
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Cornell Notes

  • Please keep all Cornell notes in a spiral notebook. All Cornell notes must include a title, number, goal, and summary and must be neat and organized.

     

     

    Titles (Semester 1)

         1. How to take CN

         2. Birth Order

         3. Elements of Fiction and Subject v. Theme

         4. Theme in "The Necklace"

         5. Proper Paragrah Form

         6. Theme in "The Scarlet Ibis"

         7. Group Activity Notes - Theme in ______

         8. How to write an introduction

         9. How to write a conclusion

         10. Introduction to Lord of the Flies

         11. Characterization and Symbolism in Lord of the Flies

         12. Literary Devices in Lord of the Flies

         13. The CRAP Test

     

     

     

    Titles (Semester 2)

    1. Archetypes and Allusions
    2. Introduction to the Trojan War and The Odyssey
    3. Part 1- The Odyssey
    4. The Hero's Journey
    5. Myth Jigsaw Reading Activity
    6. The Shakesperean Sonnet
    7. Introduction to Shakespeare and Romeo and Juliet
    8. ACT I- Character and Dramatic Foil
    9. ACT II- Blank Verse and Character Rank
    10. ACT III- Dramatic Speeches
    11. ACT IV-V- Dramatic Irony 
    12. Arguments in Action- The Undercover Parent
    13. Persuasive Devices- Ethos, Pathos, Logos
    14. Philosophical Debates
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SSR Journals

  • Please bring your SSR book on a daily basisJournals are written in class on Tuesdays. Please write all responses in proper paragraph form. For  SSR guidelines please click here.
     
    Below you will find the journal topics and due dates per grading period. 
     
    9H- Reading requirement= 1200 pages per semester
     
     
    Please click here for a list of recommended books. 
     

     


     

    SEMESTER 1 (August 14- December 19)

     

    Grading Period 1

     

    1. Do you like your book so far? Explain

    2. What is the conflict in your book?  Explain.

    3. Identify a theme in your book? How is the theme developed in your book? Explain.

    4. What would you rate this book? Why?

     

    Grading Period 2

     

    1. Identify a character in your book. Would you introduce this character to your family? Why? Why not?

    2. Identify a conflict in your book. How does this conflict affect the character/s? Explain.

    3. Identify a character. Is the character static (unchanging) or dynamic (has changed throughout the course of the novel). Explain.

    4. What would you rate this book? Why?

     

    Grading Period 3

     

    1. Does the book read like a story, a newspaper article, a report, something else? Explain.

    2. What is one new fact that you have learned from reading this book? Explain.

    3. What is the point/purpose of the book? to share an opinion, explain a topic, tell about a personal journey, or something else? Does the author express the point/purpose well? Explain.

    4. What would you rate your book (1-10)? Why? Who would you recommend this book to? Explain.

    SEMESTER 2 (January 8th - May 31st)

     

    Grading Period # 1 

     


     

    9H- College Bound Book

    1. Based on reading the first couple of pages, what do you think your book will be about? Explain

    2. Identify a character in your book. How would you describ this character? Do you like this character so far? Explain.

    3. What is the conflict in your book? Do you think the conflict will be resolved? Why? Why not?

    4. What is a theme in your book? How is the theme developed? Explain.

     

    Grading Period # 2 

    1. Identify a character in your book. Would you introduce this character to your friends/family? Why or why not?

    2. What is the conflict in your book. Do you think this conflict will be resolved? Why or why not?

    3. Make predictions about the end of the novel. How do you think the novel will end? Explain.

    4. What would you rate this book? Explain.

     

    Grading Period # 3

    1. Who is your favorite character so far? Explain.

    2. What it the theme of your book? Explain.

    3. Do you like the author's writing style? Why or why not? Explain.

    4. Would you recommend this book to others? Why or why not? Explain.

     


     

     

     
     
     

     

     
      

     

     
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