English 1A Scope and Sequence 14 15 Essay

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Scope and Sequence – English 1A 2014-2015

Course English 1A

Instructor(s)
Troy Soles, Kelly Fitzpatrick-Sorem, Annie Wolfe Text
Prentice Hall Gold Series
Prerequisite
none
Grade
9
Course Description
Students will study the short story, novel, and poetry while focusing on the narrative/imaginative and expository research. An ongoing emphasis is placed on independent reading as well as the state content and performance standards.
Units
Unit 1 (trimester long): Grammar and Vocabulary
Common Core State Standards Covered (Codes only):
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4

Unit 2 (5 weeks): Short Story Unit
Common Core State Standards Covered (Codes only):
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4

Unit 3 (3 weeks): Research Expository Essay
Common Core State Standards Covered (Codes only):
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1

Unit 4 (3 weeks): The Odyssey
Common Core State Standards Covered (Codes only):
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4

EA Opportunities
None
CRLE Opportunities
None

Unit 1:
Vocabulary and Grammar

Time Frame
General and ongoing
Summary of Unit
By completing daily warm-ups (Daily Mind Exercieses), students will be able to identify noun, verb, adjective, adverb, conjunction (FANBOYS), pronoun, pronoun-antecedent agreement, subject-verb agreement, run-on sentence correction. Students will learn vocabulary selected from works and grade level vocabulary lists.
CCSS
Code
Common Core State Standard

ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
Major Assignments/
Learning Activities
Weekly vocab words and quizzes
Weekly grammar exercises and periodic grammar quizzes

Learning Targets
For 2014-15
Essential Questions
For 2014-15

Academic Vocabulary
For 2014-15

Performance Tasks or Work Samples
None

Unit 2:
Short Stories

Time Frame
5 weeks
Summary of Unit
Students will be read and discuss a short stories that vary by author, time period, culture and style from the Prentice Hall Gold Series and outside resources. The literary focus will be on literary terms (definition and identification, and utilization of in personal writing), elements of story development (plot, characterization, advanced setting, etc.), and literary analysis with a focus on the major, state identified content standards (literal and inferential comprehension, extending understanding and text analysis). Themes such as humor, family relationships, cultural expectations, stereotypes, and others will be explored. Students will be expected to be able to critically evaluate and substantiate their own analysis in response to given questions.
CCSS
Code
Common Core State Standard

ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.1
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Major Assignments/
Learning Activities
Book part identification and quiz
Read aloud, teach literary terms (definition and identification and use in personal writing), test vocabulary of terms and practicum, reading quizzes
All classes will read: (Instructors will incorporate 5+…