Welcome to Honors English I and AAL! I can’t wait to get to know all of you this year as you are experiencing high school for the first time! I am always willing to meet with you outside of class so don’t be shy about setting up a meeting with me. Asking questions is ALWAYS a plus!
We will be using Google Apps for Education regularly throughout the course. Most information will be found on our Google Classroom or in our shared folders on Google Drive. See this google spreadsheet for a calendar of events and homework. Please keep in mind that these dates and assignments are subject to change at the teacher’s discretion.
You MUST turn in your AUP before September 6th or your internet will be turned off. Print, sign and turn in this form! AUP
Freshman Honors English
The Freshman Honors English course is a literature survey course that exposes students to various genres including: the short story, the epic, drama, the novel, poetry, and the essay. In addition, this course involves the development of comprehension, interpretation, writing, vocabulary, and speaking. Frequent reading and writing assignments are integral parts of the curriculum. Listed below is the list of major works and topics that will be covered this year.
- Short Stories
- The Odyssey by Homer
- King Arthur Stories
- Julius Caesar or The Tempest by Shakespeare
- Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
- The Five-Paragraph Essay