Syllabus and Course Description-Honors

English Honors I


Introduction to English Honors I

            During this portion of the class, we will learn classroom rules, basic procedures, expectations, and organization.  We will also learn a little about each other and strive to become a group of learners and teachers who encourage and help each other.


Basic Daily Schedule

            Daily grammar practice

            Vocabulary practice



            Closing Activity


Homework is required and will be posted in a designated area of the classroom.

Daily work is also posted in a designated area of the classroom.


Required Outside Reading

            Animal Farm due date for all activities Oct. 9, 2015

            Walking Across Egypt due date for all activities January 13, 2016


Short Story & Non-Fiction   (Weeks 1-4)

            “The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids”

            “The Most Dangerous Game”

            “The Devious Bachelor”

            “The Birds”

            “The Scarlet Ibis”

            “The Red Dress”

            “The Grandfather”

            “The Necklace”

            “The Old Demon”

            “The Masque of the Red Death”


The Novel  (Weeks 5-8)



The Epic  (Week 9)

            The Odyssey


Poetry (Week 10)

            Selected titles


Drama (Weeks 11-16)

            Romeo and Juliet

          *Twelve Angry Men

*Dependent upon time 

Review (Weeks 17-18)

            General review

            NC Final Exam


Grammar-daily using Daily Grammar Practice

Vocabulary-daily and weekly using Glencoe Vocabulary 

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