English 10


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Course at a Glance*
Please do not print power points.
Course at a Glance* -
THIS IS MEANT FOR A GUIDELINE/ACCESS TO COURSE MATERIALS. SEE YOUR SYLLABUS FOR SPECIFICS for YOUR CLASS
COURSE AT A GLANCE
RWS = READING WORKSHEET
All Homework is due next class meeting

Wk 1
· Introductions
· Importance of Communication
· Course Policies and Syllabus
“What is Intelligence” 669


Homework: Read Chapter 1
RWS “Strategies… Active Reader” 614
Writing 1: Reflection/Plans


Wk 2
· Recognizing Elements of Good Writing
· Working with Paragraphs: Topic/ Controlling
Vocabulary Sign Up

· Homework: Read Chapters 2, 16
Writing 2: Money
RWS “Changing American Family, ” 674



Wk 3
· Parts of Speech Review
· Subjects and Verbs
Making Subjects and Verbs Agree

Homework Read Chapters 3, 4
Writing 3- Changing, RWS “Dream Houses” 653


Wk 4
Exam 1 - Chpts 1-3





Homework Chapter 4
Read “Why Don’t These Women Just Leave?” 682
Writing 4 - Influences


Wk 5
Chpts 1-3 EXAM (MOVED!!!)
· Developing Paragraphs: Illustration,
· Understanding Fragments and Phrases


· Homework: Read Chapters 5, 18
Writing 5 Illustration (choose Assign 1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 363-366)
RWS “My Heroes” page 634


Wk 6
· Combining Sentences Using Coordination
· Combining Sentences Using Subordination
· Developing Paragraphs: Narration

Homework Read Chapter 6, 7, 8, 19
RWS "My Daughter Smokes" pg 620
Writing 6: Narration (choose Assign 1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 381-384)


Wk 7

Homework Read Chapter 8, 20
RWS “A Day at the Theme Park” 631
Writing 7: Description (choose Assign 1, 2, 3, or 4 pgs 405-408)


Wk 8
Correcting Fragments and Run-Ons
Developing Paragraphs: Description
Final Paper Pre-Writing
*Test 2*-Chapters 4-8
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Homework Read Chapter 13, 20
Final Paper – Rough Draft
(if you do not bring the rough draft next week, you will lose 50 points)



Wk 9
Capitalization and Punctuation
Developing Paragraphs (chpt 21): process analysis
Final Paper Editing


11

Homework: Read Chapters 9, 10, 21
Final Paper – Final Draft

Wk 10
Irregular Verb forms
Adverbs, Adjectives, Pronouns
Review for final
Final Paper due

Homework Reading:
Chpt 11, 12


Wk 11
Mastering Verb Tenses
Review of Course Material
Final Exam**





* Instructor reserves the right to update or adapt this schedule based on the needs of the students, as determined by assessments and need.



Week 2 Jeopardy Game - Quiz for Week 2. Must get 15 of these correct to pass.


Vocabulary - see Words Page

Resources to Prevent Common Errors
Common Errors

http://www.thewritesource.com/studentmodels/ - Model essays: narrative, description, etc.



Videos & Links


Doing research? Use www.google.com, scholar.google.com and other websites
Grammar Rocks!

Grammar Games

Subject/Verb Agreement - Subject Verb Game online
Heald student Portal -
http://my.heald.edu


Heald CARES assistance program http://healdcares.com