I have read more independent reading books this year than i have before. Please click on the title of the book to see the specific version that we are using in class. Im looking forward to another great year with each of you. This allows them to write in the books freely we will do a lot of analysis of text. The english 10 honors preap course is designed to prepare you for the rigorous demands of subsequent honors and ap high school courses. Content in this course can be considered under this license unless otherwise noted.
Top 100 world lit titles to possibly use with honors english 10. This year in honors english 10, i have read if i stay by gayle foreman, the maze runner by james dashner, the scorch trials by james dashner, the fault in our stars by john green, and now the death cure also by james dashner. Mcphersons honors english 10 janae lewis eportfolio. Honors english 10 the place for discussion and reactions to summer reading including. Be sure you start early and complete all parts of the project. Required books for english department, including honors and advanced placement ap.
For honors english 10 you are required to read 2 books. Steinbeck used multiple examples of animal imagery throughout his book, the pearl. Lutheran high school english department and course information. Sound background reading for english and history and for understanding a great american conflict. Ebersole, laura 10th grade honors english curriculum guide. In general, homework will be worth 10 20 points, quizzesblogs will be 20 points, forum discussions and writing assignments will be 50100 points, and tests will be 100 points.
Many of the reading and writing assignments will be completed outside of class, leaving more time for discussion and debate in class. View course stream coming up view calendar nothing for the next week. So, if you want a brain and a personality, read some books this summer and not just the ones on this list. While students have a choice of books to read, it is critical students understand. English 10 honors extends the students understanding of language as a communication tool through a rigorous, indepth study of grammar, writing, american literature, nonfiction, and vocabulary. It will be first implemented on the first year of ba english honors, therefore the syllabus has been changed accordingly.
It is both full of situational irony and written in the ironic mode billy pilgrim is a protagonist who possess a lower degree of autonomy, selfdetermination, or free will than ourselves who cannot overcome a situation we might see as relatively. Aug 8, 20 top 100 world lit titles to possibly use with honors english 10. We checked in julius caesar books and checked out fahrenheit 451 books. Ernest hemingways the old man and the sea and john steinbecks the pearl. This is an accelerated class that requires students to think deeply and richly about both fiction and nonfiction. Approved literature list for middle and high school english classes. Heading papers top right hand corner, name, date, class period, assignment title, and pledge. For the book that you choose to read from the nonfiction.
Books read in honors english 11 this page is a list of all of the readings that we did in honors english 11, semester 2. Choose from 500 different sets of honors eng 10 english 9 odyssey book flashcards on quizlet. Following is the sol ba english honors new syllabus for 20192020 academic session. Honors english 10 students should use this libguide as they work through the steps of researching a topic related to their nonfiction reading choice book. Reading is essential to your development as a student. Essential to success in english 10 honors is the ability to work with your peers. Honors english 10 is an in depth study of major works of literature and authors. One fiction and one nonfiction book from the following list. John locke this list is based on books recommended by high school and college level educators. I already am enrolled in ap government for one semester and ap economics for another. English 10 honors is designed to improve students language arts skills, including critical thinking. For highachieving high school students, connections academy offers a broad selection of honors courses that fulfill basic graduation requirements in english, history, math, and science while providing a more rigorous curriculum. Forrester we will be referring to this novel throughout the year.
Honors english 10 montgomery county public schools. The following list of books explores these themes in some way. Choose a reading selection from the approved list back of this sheet. I strongly encourage students to purchase the books we are reading in class. To kill a mockingbird by harper lee, anthem by ayn rand, julius caesar by william shakespeare, inherit the wind by je. Research indicates that the more a person reads, the better heshe reads, writes, spells and comprehends vocabulary. Honors english 10 students should use this libguide as they work through the steps of researching a topic related to their nonfiction reading choice book here are some books that are particularly suited for your project. Students will be expected to be active in literary and rhetorical analysis, interpretion, and evaluation of literature, poetry, and drama that challenges their world view.
There will be an assessment on books 118 the first week of school. You also develop important human values such as empathy, compassion, and understanding as you enter the world of the characters and confront the challenges and choices they face. English 10 honors page 2 assignments, announcements. Online high school honors courses connections academy. Honors english 10 is designed to be an advanced language arts survey course, focusing on the development and refinement of reading, writing, speaking, and research skills as outlined in the english 10 course description. In this justpublished book, this years best historical thriller, you learn of what happens to the. Books on others honors english 10 hornungcobey last modified by. Apr 29, 2019 regardless of your age or skill, the books on this list are great introductions to literature. The same applies to you it seems and i think its a good thing you chose bio over english. Reading is a necessary skill for academics, but it is also a way to learn about other people, time. This course content is offered under a public domain license. Stories in the oral traditiondrama and epic poetry. We will be using a text called springboard to help students gain these necessary preap skills.
Here is a list of current titles for atyp english 9 10. Sol ba english honours syllabus, study materials, question. Add at least three books to your want to read shelf. An example would be in chapter one, after coyotito was stung by the. Students can bring books to class with them, or they can select a book from the classroom library that suits their tastes. To find it, click on explore then groups, then search for honors english 10 central 2014. Stories in the worldhistorical and political literature unit 4. In general, homework will be worth 1020 points, quizzesblogs will be 20 points, forum discussions and writing assignments will be 50100 points, and tests will be 100 points. Write a one page, typed 330 word minimum, printed, mla formatted essay for next time.
Honors english 910 summer homework precollege programming. Its cool to see how quickly the boys true selfs came out on the island and how quickly they lost all civilization they had. All quiz and test dates are listed in the vocab sheet and the syllabus. Plauls english classroom i cannot live without books. The required fiction is siddhartha by hermann hesse. Im going to be in 10th grade this year and i chose to be in honors biology. If a fill in the blank answer is at the beginning of a sentence or is a name, be sure to capitalize it. This library has been generously supplied and funded by donations from former students and parents. See if you know about the basic plot structure of the three books we read, along with the literary devices we have learned throughout the year. Honors english i summer reading assignments 2017 due tuesday, august 29, 2017 this year we will be readings texts that explore the themes of the heros journey, goodness, hope, and love. The ultimate writing guide for students fogarty, 2011 isbn.
I look forward to a wonderful year of learning and i am excited to be your english teacher. This story was about kids who were shipwrecked and put on a island. Regardless of your age or skill, the books on this list are great introductions to literature. Indepth annotations you will do at least one annotation per spread, which is two pages sidebyside.
This is a preap level course intended to bridge the gap between english 9 honors and english 11 ap language and composition. Students also must choose and read one book from the nonfiction title options above. Stories of other worldsscience fiction, fantasy, and imaginative literature. Critical listening and speaking skills are further developed and students commonly use deductive reasoning to solve problems in our tenth grade homeschool curriculum. All students enrolled in honors english 10 for the 20202021 school year are required to read both of the following books during the summer prior to the opening. Stories in the worldhistorical and political literature.
English 10 honors summer reading project 20182019 mrs. Honors language arts 10 reading furnishes the mind only with materials for knowledge. Learn honors eng 10 english 9 odyssey book with free interactive flashcards. English 10 honors english 10 social media newspaper ms. Also, a purpose of the honors course is to begin preparing you for the advanced. Honors english 10 ibooks by diani martin issuu issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. The summer reading assignments and links to the suggested books will be.
The third book to be read must be selected from the grade level reading list. Choose from 500 different sets of honors english vocabulary phrases 10 grammar flashcards on quizlet. A variety of reading levels, tastes, and interests is provided. I am genuinely and sincerely excited about this years honors english 10 classes. These are a sampling of the titles that often appear on highschool reading lists for 10th or 11th grade. While atyp will provide a copy for anyone who needs one during their first year, we highly recommend that students purchase their own copy to keep for future reference. Tenth grade finds your sophomore reinforcing and honing the skills they learned in the ninth grade. Watch the video lesson, practice the skills through activities offered, and you can certainly take the practice test just plan on 4560 minutes for one subjectarea test. Students taking english 10 honors must read one fiction work and one nonfiction work this summer. Night by elie wiesel books can be checked out through.
Please feel free to contact me at any point throughout the year with questions, concerns, or an update on your students progress in english class. Honors english 10 12 hours of homework over two nights english 10. In honors english 10 students apply critical theories and rhetoric to literature and composition using challenging texts to practice critical reading. Engelbrechts honors english 10 classes are listed below. English 10 honors germantown municipal school district.
Western michigan universitys academically talented youth program atyp is an advanced and accelerated educational opportunity for academically talented middle and high school students. Therefore, this year we will strive to read books that coincide well with what you study with mrs. The classroom library is stocked with hundreds of books that were recommended by previous years students. To prepare you for the rich discourse of the english 2 honors course, you will be required to read the following over the summer. Students will develop reading comprehension skills, vocabulary, higher level thinking skills, and composition fluency by reading and engaging in oral. Up to 25 points of extra credit in english 9, english 9 honors, english 10, novels, biographies, or english 12. It is not necessary for students to purchase their own copies of these novels, but many students do prefer to buy their own copy so that they may write in the book. Tenth grade honors reading list a raisin in the sun lorraine hansberry isbn. Station 1 was a disclosure scavenger hunt, along with some advice from former students on how to be successful at lone peak. Join our group and then answer our first discussion question. Please read the syllabus for honors english 10 and complete the information below as i use email to send reminders and notifications regularly. If i had to choose between the two, i wouldve picked bio because science is easier for me though english wasnt that bad either to me at least, but i like english.
Find an informational text to accompany your reading of night. I have an amazing group of students who will be reading amazing books and writing interesting pieces. This is a preap course, which means it is designed to prepare students for our advanced placement english courses. I would event suggest completing a practice writing or two to stay fresh and it will offer feedback. Today im going to talk very briefly about the three things were focusing on as readers of slaughterhouse five. Honors english reading 9th northumberland high school. The program is designed to provide a challenging, fastpaced and abovegradelevel curriculum for motivated learners. The course offers a blend of classic and contemporary works from authors of diverse backgrounds. Vocabulary words will be distributed each grading period quiz each friday. All assignments will be given a point value when assigned. The lord of the flies was a interseting book that had many hidden meanings. Ar quizzes consist of 1020 questions focusing on reading comprehension. Sol has introduced semester system to the ba english honors from 20192020 academic year. For the first day in english 10 honors students worked at various stations for most of the class period.
This process will both broaden the range of perspectives to which you are exposed and give you the opportunity to understand different ways to accomplish a single task. English 10 and honors english 10 langley high school. Summer reading whs 2019 woodbury high school south. The reading lists differ for first semester and second semester. It does not include the readings for our literary analysis paper. In various colleges, there is an entrance exam plus interview and percentage of 12th class for admission. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Jul 31, 2010 i took english honors 10 last year and bio gt we dont have an honors i think. I dropped honors english since i was in it 9th grade and i found it pretty difficult and was up til 1.
Honors english i colton joint unified school district. Online preap english 10 high school course free tuition. Summer reading for incoming 8th grade english honors students dear 8th graders and parents, hello, and welcome to 8th grade. English 10 honors english 10 used to be known as world literature, mostly because it correlates very well with 10th grade global studies.
An overwhelming amount of reading is assigned, followed by a lot of essaywriting. You may borrow the book from the library, or buy it, if you so choose. You develop vocabulary, grammar, thinking and analytical skills as you read. A course in which supposed honors worthy students are placed in, when in reality half the students are just good kids. Learn honors english vocabulary phrases 10 grammar with free interactive flashcards. Honors english 10 this is a rigorous literaturebased course that covers a variety of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama that will prepare them for future advanced course. Bjorks honors 10 english class who are working on the oped paper. English 10 honors book choices 2020 homestead high school. Honors english 11 students will have additional readingwriting assignments be.398 197 650 202 573 57 914 649 558 1413 279 321 1079 21 604 295 1292 176 780 357 331 1202 1228 36 836 575 907 1131 862 482 196 663 537 136 1149