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    • Colegio Beato Carlos Manuel Rodriguez English Department Mrs. Rivera 2009-2010 10 Grade Syllabus Mark Twain “You may never a discovery if you’re afraid to make a mistake.” Tenth Grade Syllabus Title of Course: English Tenth Grade Teacher: Jannette Rivera Course Textbook: Mc Dougal Literature Description of the Course: Based on the constructivist approach and the development of different educational techniques the course will prepare all students to reach their potential ability to communicate affectively in English in the four strands of the language:
    • 1) Oral Communication 2) Written Communication 3) Reading Comprehension 4) Literary Appreciation General Objectives: The students will recognize the importance of the English acquisition as the development of the competencies and linguistic skills geared at promoting his/her personal culture, social, ethical, aesthetical, growth and dealing with the expectations and demands of society. Genre of Literature Fiction *New York Women Edwidge Danticat Page 672-681 Who is the Real You? Literacy Skills: Style Imagery Reading Skills sequence Vocabulary Skill Vocabulary in context Grammar Skills Appositive Appositive phrase Writing skills Compare and contrast sentences *The Lady, or The Tiger? -Frank R. Stockton Page 682-693 How do you make Decisions? Literacy skills Analyze characters Analyze setting Analyze plot Reading skill Paraphrase Vocabulary Grammar skill Participles Participal phrase Writing skill Develop complete answers to questions *The Snapping Turtle Joseph Bruchac Page 766-781 * Assigned Novel Tuesdays with Morry
    • Literacy Skills Elements of Novel Reading Skills Cause and effect Moral Values Character Trait Vocabulary Skills Vocabu;lary in context Oral Skill Discussion of Human Values Writing Skill Composition Where do we get our Values? Reading Skill Compare and Contrast Vocabulary Grammar Skills Gerunds Gerunds phrases Writing Skills Literature analysis * Pecos Bill Mary Pope Osborne Pages 800-809 What is a Folk Hero? Reading Skill Hyperbole Vocabulary Grammar Skill Fragments Recognizing run-ons Writing Skill Participles Participial Phrase Genre of Literature Nonfiction Autobiography *Dreams from My Father Barack Obama Pages 830-845
    • What Makes you Proud? Reading Skill Cause and effect Interpret Autobiography Vocabulary Skill Connotative Denotative Grammar Skill Clauses(Adjective, Adverb and Noun) Memoir *One Last Time Gary Soto Page 816- 825 What can you learn from a Job? Reading Skill Sensory details Writing Skill Analyze literature Vocabulary Skills Correct vocabulary in context Grammar Skill Semicolon *Roughing It Pages 704-713 Mark Twain Why do we Exaggerate? Literacy Skills Voice hyperbole Understatement Reading Skills Context clues Descriptive details Vocabulary Grammar Skills Participles Participles phrases * Assigned Novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Literacy Skills Elements of Novel Reading Skills Analyze sensory Details Analyze cause and effect Character Trait Vocabulary Vocabu;lary in context Essay Personal Essay Us and Them David Sedaris Page 716-727 What’s Really Normal? Literacy Skill Irony
    • Reading Skill Style of different Essays Evaluate style Identify Style Grammar Skill Complex sentence Independent Clause Dependant Clause Essay The Sanctuary of School Lynda Barry Pages 994-1001 Why do we need schools? Literacy Skills Author’s purpose Reading Skills Cause and effect Vocabulary Skill Vocabulary for reading and writing Base words Preffix Affixes Grammar Skills Negatives Speech Speech Educating Sons Chief Canasatego 1002-1005 Who Decides what’s important? Literacy Skills Elements of speech Elements of nonfiction in Historical Context Reading Skill Comparison and contrast Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in context Grammar Fragments Run-ons Writing Skills Stucture of Letter Media On Line Article The Great Chiago Fire of 1871 Michael Burgan Page 876-883 Where do you get your Facts? Reading Skill
    • Supporting Details Writing Skill Taking notes Problem- Solution Essay Grammar Skill Commas Capitalize Magazine Article Over the top: The True Adventures of a Volacano Chaser Renee Skelton Pages 894-903 What is your dream job? Why do people seek danger? Reading Skill Adjust reading to purpose Grammar Skill Gerunds Gerunds Phrases Vocabulary Skill Vocabulary in context Writing Skill Grafic aid(representation of information) Interview Interview with a Songcatcher Brian Handwerk Page 908-917 What does music say about us? Reading Skill Fact Opinion Vocabulary Skills Connotative Denotative Grammar Skills Infinitive Infinitive phrases Diagramming phrases *Assigned novel: History An American Plague: The True and Terrifing Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793. Literacy Skills History Fact or Opinion Reading Skills Chronological Order Writing Skills Cause and Effect Vocabulary
    • Context Clues Vocabulary in Context Poetry Reader’s Workshop: Appeciating Poetry Page 574-581 Margaret Walker What makes a Poem? Literacy Skills Figurative language Meaning of stanza Sounds Rhyme schemes Repetition Reading Skills Reading strategies Setting Paraphrase lines Outline Vocabulary Skills Word meaning Vocabulary in context Grammar Skills Punctuation Poem - Smile: Willow and Ginkgo Page 582-585 Eva Merriam Poetic Form Stanza Literary Skills Metaphor Simile Reading Skills Visualize Grammar Skills Sentence structure Poem- Introduction to Poetry Pages 586- 587 Billy Collins Literary Skills couplet Reading Skills Figurative Language personification Grammar Skills Sentence structure *Students must always read the author’s information and historical background of all readings to familiarize with the topics they are about to do and identify the author’s message. * This syllabus is subject to change depending on the developing of the course. *The teacher will use different resources to help students understand the topics and make them
    • pertinent for them. Colegio Beato Carlos Manuel Rodriguez English Department Mrs. Rivera 2009-2010 9 Grade Syllabus
    • Robert Cormier “Kindness is a hard thing to give away; it keeps coming back to the giver.” Ninth Grade Syllabus Title of Course: English Ninth Grade Teacher: Jannette Rivera Course Textbook: Mc Dougal Little InterActive Reader And Writer for Critical Analysis Mc Dougal Little Grammar For Writing Description of the Course: Based on the constructivist approach and the development of different educational techniques the course will prepare all students to reach their potential ability to communicate affectively in English in the four strands of the language: 1) Oral Communication 2) Written Communication 3) Reading Comprehension 4) Literary Appreciation General Objectives: The students will recognize the importance of the English acquisition as the development of the competencies and linguistic skills geared at promoting his/her personal culture, social, ethical, aesthetical, growth and dealing with the expectations and demands of society. Genre of Literature
    • Fiction The Most Dangerous Game Richard Connell Pages 5-33 Literacy Skills Narrative Structure Elements of Fiction Writing Skills Essay Grammar Skills Prepositions Prepositional Phrase Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in Context * Assigned Novel- The Chocolate War-Author Robert Cormier Literacy Skills Elements of Novel Human Values Making Decisions Writing Skills Summarize Reading Skills Quotes Sequence Comprehension Grammar Skills Punctuation Sentence Structure The Necklace Guy de Maupassant Pages 53-69 Literacy Skill Characterization Point of View Reading Skills Main Idea Details Writing Skill Character Sketch Grammar Skill Conjunctions Intrjections Vocabulary Skill Context Clues The Cast of Amontillado Edgar Allan Poe Pages 73-87 Literacy Skill Setting
    • Mood Imagery in Fiction Trace of ideas Writing Skill Paragraph Response to literature Imagery Grammar Skill Subject and Verbs Vocabulary Skill Idioms The Scarlet Ibis James Hurst Pages 91-113 Literacy Skill Theme Symbol Writing Skill Expository Essay Grammar Skill Direct Indirect Object Vocabulary Skill Vocabulary in context Where Have you Gone, Charming Billy? TimO’Brien Pages 199-215 Literacy Skill Style Voice Writing Skill Personal Narrative Summarize Paraphrase Grammar Skill Predicate Nominative Predicate Adjective Subject Complements Vocabulary Skill Suffixes Prefixes Blue Ain’t No Mocking Bird Toni Cade Bambara Pages 219-235 Literacy Skill History Culture Author’s purpose Writing Skill Short Response
    • Grammar Skill Patterns Complements Vocabulary Skill Word Roots Nonfiction The Right to the Street of Memphis Richard Wright Autobiography Pages 37-49 Literacy Skills Myth Fact Writing Skills Short Response Grammar Skill Diagraming Basic Parts Vocabulary Skill Denotation Cognoatation I Have a Dream Martin Luther King Speech Pages 151-165 Literacy Skills Style Writing Skills Personal Writing Grammar Skills Adjective Phrase Adverb Phrase Vocabulary Skills Idioms The Lost Boy Sara Corbett Magazine Article Pages 117-131 Literacy Skills Author’s Purpose Writing Skills Parts Of a Magazine Article Grammar Skills Appositives Appositive Phrases Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in Context The House of Mango
    • Sandra Cisneros Novel Excerpt Pages 135-147 Literacy Skills Author’s Perspective in Fiction Character Description Writing Skills Summarizing Grammar Skills Structure of Sentence Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in Context Poetr y I Ask My Mother to Sing Li-Young Lee Page 170 Literacy Skills Figurative language Meaning of stanza Sounds Rhyme schemes Repetition Reading Skills Reading strategies Setting Paraphrase lines Outline Vocabulary Skills Word meaning Vocabulary in context My Papa’s Waltz Theodore Roethke Page 169 Lieracy Skills Imagery Simile Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Reading Skills Inferences Vocabulary Skills Use of Language Grape Sherbet Rita Dove Page 171 Literacy Skills Lyric rhythm
    • Reading Skills Inference Vocabulary Skills Use of Language The Road Not Taken Robert Frost Page 187 Literacy Skills metaphore Reading Skills description Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in context The Seven Ages of Man William Shakespeare Page 185 Literacy Skills Monologue Reading Skills description Vocabulary Skills Vocabulary in context *Students must always read the author’s information and historical background of all readings to familiarize with the topics they are about to do and identify the author’s message. * This syllabus is subject to change depending on the developing of the course. *The teacher will use different resources to help students understand the topics and make them pertinent for them. Colegio Beato Carlos Manuel Rodriguez English Department Mrs. Rivera 2009-2010 12 Grade Advanced Syllabus
    • William Shakespeare “Kindness is a hard thing to give away; it keeps coming back to the giver.” Twelve Grade Syllabus Title of Course: English Twelve Grade Teacher: Jannette Rivera Course Textbook: Mc Dougal Littell Literature Description of the Course: Based on the constructivist approach and the development of different educational techniques the course will prepare all students to reach their potential ability to communicate affectively in English in the four strands of the language: 1) Oral Communication 2) Written Communication 3) Reading Comprehension 4) Literary Appreciation General Objectives: The students will recognize the importance of the English acquisition as the development of the competencies and linguistic skills geared at promoting his/her personal culture, social, ethical, aesthetical, growth and dealing with the expectations and demands of society. Genre of Literature Fiction The Interlopers Saki Pages 394-405 What is wrong with holding a Grudge? Literacy Skill Theme and Setting Reading Skill
    • Monitor Writing Skill Analize Literature Grammar Skill Subordinate Clauses Two Friends Guy de Maupassant Pages 406- 419 What would you do for a friend? Literacy Skill Symbol Reading Skill Inferences Writing Skill Analyze Literature Grammar Skill Compound predicate Sentence structure A Chip of GlassRubi Nadine Gordimer Pages 628-643 What would you sacrifice fro justice? Literacy Skill Theme Persuasion Reading Skill Draw Conclusions Writing Skill Personal Opinion Grammar Skill Compound Complex Sentence Sentence Structure How Much Land Does a Man Need? Leo Tolstoy Pages 644-664 How Important is Wealth? (Scriptural Writing The New Testament) Literacy Skill Didactic Literature Reading Skill Purpose in Reading Writing Skill Compare-Contrast Essay Grammar Skill Patterns Marrige is a Private Affair
    • Chinua Achebe Pages 896-907 Whose Life is it anyway? Literacy Skill Cultural Conflict Reading Skill Predict Writing Skill Personal Essay Grammar Skill Gerunds *Assigned Novel To Kill A Mockingbird Literacy Skill Story Elements Reading Skill Predict Sequence of Events Draw Conclusions Writing Skill Research APA Grammar Skill Active Voice Passive Voice Drama Literaray Analysis Workshop, Shakespearean When does ambition lead to tragedy? Pages 1080-1095 Can your conscience mislead you? Literacy Skill Characteristics of Drama Characteristics of language Draw Conclusions Reading Skill Strategies of Reading Strategies of Drama Writing Skill Personal Opinion Essay Grammar Skill Descriptive Details using Adjective Clauses *Assigned Novel Macbeth Literacy Skill Elements of Drama Reading Skill Idea Sequence Summarize Inferences Main Writing Skill
    • Compare Contrast Essay Research Grammar Skill Adjectives Clauses Literary Analysis Workshop Greek Tragedy and Medieval Romance Pages 956-965 What quest live on? Literacy Skill Characterization Theme Conflict Style Reading Skill Inferences Clasical Drama Writing Skill Persuasive Essay Sentence Structure Phrases Clauses Antigone Sophocles Pages 968-1009 What is your ultimate loyalty? Literacy Skill Tragedy Chorus Irony Reading Skill Classical Drama Writing Skill Personal Opinion Essay Grammar Skill Sentence Structure A Marriage Proposal Anton Chekhou Pages 242-259 Why do people argue over silly things? Literacy Skill Characters Characters Traits Reading Skill Stategies in a Play Writing Skill Analysis in Literature Grammar Skill Type of Sentence Nonfiction Memoir
    • Night Elie Wiesel 852-863 Can Humanity Triumph over evil? Literacy Skill Authors Feelings Conclusions Tone Reading Skill Connect with Author Writing Skill Personal Essay Word Choice Grammar Skill Sentence Structure *Novel - Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes Literacy Skill Elements Of Novel Reading Skill Predict Writing Skill Research Compare Contrast Essay Grammar Skill Sentence Structure Montgomery Boycott Coretta Scott King 880-895 How can we Change Society? Literacy Skill Character Trait Reading Skill Fact Fiction Writing Skill Essay Grammar Skill Patterns Diagrams Essay Tolerance E. M. Forster Persuasive Essay 448-453 How Accepting are you? Literacy Skill Elements of nonfiction Persuasive Techniques Reading Skill
    • Reason Evidence Writing Skill Persuasive Essay Grammar Skill Diagrams The Plot Against People Humorous Essay Russell Baker 488-493 When are little things a Big Deal? Literacy Skill Tone Diction Reading Skill Chronological Order Writing Skill Coparitive Contrast Essay Grammar Skill The Hyphen Why leaves Turn Color in the Fall? Essay Diane Ackerman 494-507 Can Beauty be captured in words? Literacy Skill Authors Purpose Reading Skill Cause and Effect Writing Skill Analyze Literature Grammar Skill Participles Participle Phrases Speech On Nuclear Disarmament Speech Carl Segan 592-602 What would make the world Safer? Literacy Skill Rhetorical Device Reading Skill Repetition Parallelism Writing Skill Analyze Nonfiction Grammar Skill Sentence Structure Media The After math of September 11
    • Documentary 936-953 What are the Signs of the times? (The students will create a documentary) Literacy Skill Reflection of Historical Events Visual Aspects Daisy America’s Back Political Ads 666-669 How do candidates get your vote? (The students will create a political party and will present their campange) Literacy Skill Persuation Poetry Literary Analysis Workshop: The Language of Poetry 686-697 Where do you find Poetry? Literacy Skill Poetic Elements Devices Imagery Figurative Language Reading Skill Analyze Writing Skill Word Choice in a Paper Grammar Skill Precise Verbs Nature There will come soft Rains Sara Teasdale 696-703 Literacy Skill Sound Device Reading Skill Strategies in reading Writing Skill Word Choice Grammar Skill Precise Verbs Meleting at Night Robert Browning 696-703 Literacy Skill
    • Sound Device Reading Skill Strategies in reading Writing Skill Word Choice Grammar Skill Precise Verbs The Sound of Night Maxine Kumin 696-703 Literacy Skill Sound Device Reading Skill Style in Poetry Writing Skill Analyze I dwell in Possibility Emily Dickinson 704-707 What is our place in Nature? Literacy Skill Lyric Poetry Reading Skill Figurative Language Writing Skill Analyze Poem *Students must always read the author’s information and historical background of all readings to familiarize with the topics they are about to do and identify the author’s message. * This syllabus is subject to change depending on the developing of the course. *The teacher will use different resources to help students understand the topics and make them pertinent for them.
    • Colegio Beato Carlos Manuel Rodriguez English Department Mrs. Rivera 2009-2010 7th Grade Syllabus Gary Soto “A good book is the purest essence of a human soul.” ~ Thomas Carlyle ~ Seventh Grade Syllabus Title of Course: English Seventh Grade Teacher: Jannette Rivera Course Textbook: Interchange Book - InterchangeWorkbook Sourcebook Reading and Writing Description of the Course: Based on the constructivist approach and the development of different
    • educational techniques the course will prepare all students to reach their potential ability to communicate affectively in English in the four strands of the language: 1) Oral Communication 2) Written Communication 3) Reading Comprehension 4) Literary Appreciation General Objectives: The students will recognize the importance of the English acquisition as the development of the competencies and linguistic skills geared at promoting his/her personal culture, social, ethical, aesthetical, growth and dealing with the expectations and demands of society. Genre of Literature Fiction Growing up Mrs. Olinski E. L. Konigsburg Pages 62-69 Literary Skills Point of View Vocabulary Skill Prefixes Writing Skills paragraph Grammar Skills Sentence Punctuation The Day It Rained Cockroaches Paul Zindel Pages 70-77 Literary Skills Tone Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Homophones Writing Skills Narrative paragraph Grammar Skills Sentence Fragment Esther Forbes Ready Esther Forbes Pages 98-105 Literary Skills Characterization Vocabulary Skills Suffixes Idioms
    • Writing Skills Character sketch Grammar Skills Commas in a series It’s Tonight Esther Forbes Pages 106-113 Literary Skills Historical fiction Vocabulary Skills Context clues Latin roots Writing Skills Descriptive paragraph Grammar Skills Use of Good, Well, Bad, badly Tough Times Hanging Out S. E. Hinton Pages 116-123 Literary Skills Slang Vocabulary Skills Word families Writing Skills poem Grammar Skills Proper Nouns Being Fourteen Paula Danziger Pages 124-131 Literary Skills Inferences Context clues Synonyms Vocabulary Skills Context clues Synonyms Writing Skills Journal entry Grammar Skills Capitalization Native Americans Attack Ann Tuner Pages 134-141 Literary Skills Personification Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Pronunciation Writing Skills
    • Story beginning Grammar Skills Verb Tense Decisions Louie Hirshfield Jay Neugeboren Pages 170-177 Literary Skills Characters Vocabulary Skills Homographs Writing Skills Character sketch Grammar Skills Adjectives George Santini Jay Neugeboren Pages 178-185 Literary Skills Anecdote Vocabulary Skills Word Analysis Word Families Writing Skills review Grammar Skills Titles Nonfiction Colonial America Eyewitness to the Boston Tea Party Wesley S. Griswold Pages 80-87 Literary Skills Main Idea Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Pronunciation Writing Skills letter Grammar Skills Letter-Writing form Lexington and Concord Bruce Bliven, Jr. Pages 88-95 Literary Skills Chronological Order Vocabulary Skills
    • Prefixes Writing Skills summary Grammar Skills Run-On- Sentence Native Americans On the Red Man’s Trail (Speech) Chief Seattle Pages 142-149 Literary Skills Parallelism Vocabulary Skills Synonyms Prefixes Writing Skills News article Grammar Skills Subject-Verb Agreement Isaac Bashevis Singer The Washwoman (Autobiography) Isaac Bashevis Singer Pages 152-159 Literary Skills Climax Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Word Analysis Writing Skills Compare and Contrast Paragraph Grammar Skills Capitalization The Washwoman (Continue) Isaac Bashevis Singer Pages 160-167 (Same Skills) Child Labor Migrant Family Life Brent Ashabranner Pages 196-203 Literary Skills Nonfiction Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Suffixes Writing Skills 3 paragraph essay Grammar Skills
    • Commas Self-Reliance Fear (Autobiography) Gary Soto Pages 232-239 Literary Skills Tone Vocabulary Skills Context Clues Writing Skills Paragraph of opinion Grammar Skills Apostrophes *Students must always read the author’s information and historical background of all readings to familiarize with the topics they are about to do and identify the author’s message. * This syllabus is subject to change depending on the developing of the course. *The teacher will use different resources to help students understand the topics and make them pertinent for them.