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									                                                    Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                                 English I

Unit: The Short Story
Time Frame: Six Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus           Activities/Resources           Suggested Titles         Assessment         Suggested Writing
                                                                                                                             Assignments/Prompts
Goal 1:             Literature: A minimum         Minimum of 6 selected         “The Most Dangerous      Written Tests        Compare/contrast the
Express             of 6 short stories will be    short stories                 Game”                                         (setting, theme,
reflection and      studied. Titles are left to   Large or small group          “The Birds”              Essays               character/characterization,
reaction to print   the discretion of the         discussions                   “Poison”                                      conflict- internal or
and non-print       teacher and may vary          Cooperative learning          “The Interlopers”        Oral                 external, etc.) of one short
and personal        upon adopted text of the      groups                        “The Gift of the Magi”   Presentations        story to another short story.
experiences         individual high schools of    Use of questions in text      “The Sniper”
                    Beaufort County Schools.      Reading of various            “A Sound of Thunder”     Book Reports         Examine various literary
Goal 2:                                           literary works that tie in    “A Christmas Memory”                          terms in a short story (i.e.
Explain             Vocabulary/Literary           with assigned readings        “Blues Ain’t No          Poster Project       “The Most Dangerous
meaning,            Terms:                        (i.e. news features,          Mockin’ Bird”                                 Game”). Support
describe            Ongoing-Study of terms        journal entry, fable,         “Harrison Bergeron”      Internet Projects    statements with events in
processes and       related to short stories.     poems, nonfiction,            “Helen on Eighty-Sixth                        the story.
answer research     Examples:                     biographies,                  Street”
questions           Short Story                   autobiographies, essays,      “The Necklace”                                Demonstrate understanding
                    Point-of-view                 speeches, etc.                “American History”                            of short story by creating a
Goal 3:             Plot                          Use of graphic organizers     “Scarlet Ibis”                                sequel to story.
Examine             Character                     Application of literary       “Marigolds”
argumentative       Setting                       terms through writing a                                                     Relate the plot of one
and develop         Mood                          paragraph, answering                                                        short story read to a
opinions            Conflict                      discussion questions,                                                       movie scene. How is the
                    Foreshadowing                 interpreting application of                                                 movie seen similar to the
Goal 4              Inference                     literary terms in essay                                                     story read?
Demonstrate         Personification               format, analyzing
understanding of                                  elements of a short story,
various literary                                  oral and written book
terms, genres,                                    reports
concepts, etc.
                                             Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                          English I

Unit: The Short Story
Time Frame: Six Weeks

    NCSOS          Instructional Focus      Activities/Resources      Suggested Titles     Assessment     Suggested Writing
                                                                                                         Assignments/Prompts
Goal 6:           Grammar:                 Holt Grammar                                  Written tests
Apply             On-going review and      Workbook:
conventions of    study of grammatical     Practice capital letters                      Essays
grammar and       Convention: Mechanics:   through workbook
language usage.   Capitalization,          activities
                  End Marks and Commas,
                  Semicolons and Colons,   Writing assignments such
Objectives:       Underlining and          as essays and book
1.01,1.02,2.01,   Quotation Marks,         reports
2.02,2.03,2.04,   Hyphens, Dashes, and
3.01,3.02,4.01,   Parentheses              worksheets
4.02,5.01,5.02,
6.01,6.02
                                             Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                          English I

Unit: Shakespearean Drama
Time Frame: Four Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus    Activities/Resources          Suggested Titles     Assessment         Suggested Writing
                                                                                                                 Assignments/Prompts
Goal 1:             Literature: Act I      Holt Elements of             Romeo and Juliet     Written Tests      Explain various literary
Express                                    Literature                                                           terms (foreshadowing,
reflection and      Vocabulary/Literary                                                      Essays             dramatic irony, verbal
reaction to print   Terms:                 Viewing of background    Holt Elements of                            irony, double meaning,
and non-print       Stage directions       information on The Globe Literature               Oral               conflict – internal and
and personal        Monologue              Theater and the life of                           Presentations of   external,
experiences         Soliloquy              Shakespeare                                       Web quest          character/characterization,
                    Aside                                                                                       etc.) in Romeo and Juliet.
Goal 2:             Prologue               Researching the                                   Acting Projects    Support your statements
Explain             Pun                    Elizabethan Period                                Art projects       with events from the play.
meaning,            Conflict               through Web quest
describe            Dramatic irony                                                                              Demonstrate understanding
processes and       Verbal Irony           Listening to taped reading                                           of Acts 3, 4, and 5 by
answer research     Irony in general       of the drama                                                         creating a prologue for
questions           Foreshadowing                                                                               each. Try to use the same
                    Inference              Reading orally of the                                                form (sonnet) as in Acts 1
Goal 3:             Imagery                drama in an interpretative                                           and 2.
Examine             Characterization       manner
argumentative       Oxymoron
and develop         Allusions              Discussing the plot
opinions            Simile                 through cooperative
                    Metaphor               activities
                    Theme
                    Personification        Comprehension questions
                    Plot diagram
                                                Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                             English I

Unit: Shakespearean Drama
Time Frame: Four Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus       Activities/Resources         Suggested Titles     Assessment    Suggested Writing
                                                                                                              Assignments/Prompts
Goal 4              Paraphrasing              Identifying and analyzing
Demonstrate         Idioms                    personal choices
understanding of    Homonyms                  exemplified in the drama
various literary    Blank verse
terms, genres,      Syntax
concepts, etc.      Symbolism

Goal 5              Grammar:                  Practicing mechanics        Holt Grammar         Grammar
Demonstrate         On-going review of        through workbook and        Workbook             exercises
understanding of    grammatical convention:   writing activities
various literary
genres, concepts,   Mechanics: Semicolons
elements and        and colons
terms.              Hyphens, Dashes, and
                    Parentheses
Objectives          Subject-Verb Agreement
1.01,1.02,2.01,
2.02,2.04,3.01,
3.02,3.03,4.02,     Writing:                  Applying literary terms                          Essays
5.01,5.02,6.01,     On-going writing          through writing
6.02                assignments relevant to
                    assigned prompts          Developing essays
                                              through well-structured
                                              paragraphs
                                                Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                             English I

Unit: Shakespearean Drama
Time Frame: Four Weeks

    NCSOS          Instructional Focus         Activities/Resources   Suggested Titles     Assessment      Suggested Writing
                                                                                                          Assignments/Prompts
1.01,1.02,2.01,   Research Skills:            Media Center:                              Assessment of:
2.02,2.04,3.01,   Explaining meaning,
3.02,3.03,4.02,   describe processes and      Outline                                    Outline
5.01,5.02,6.01,   answer research questions   Bibliography                               Bibliography
6.02                                          Note cards                                 Note cards
                  Reinforcing research        I-Search Paper                             I-Search Paper
                  skills through:

                  Selection of topic
                  Determination of sources
                  Note-taking
                  Evaluation of information
                  learned through research
                  performed in media
                  center
                                             Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                          English I

Unit: Modern Drama
Time Frame: Three Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus    Activities/Resources          Suggested Titles     Assessment       Suggested Writing
                                                                                                               Assignments/Prompts
Goal 1:             Vocabulary/Literary    Read drama in                The Miracle Worker   Written tests     Determine the protagonist
Express             Terms:                 interpretative manner                                               and antagonist of the
reflection and                                                          Forest Hills         Essays            play. Support your
reaction to print   Stage directions       Discussion of plot                                                  answer with events from
and non-print       Protagonist            through cooperative                               Sign language     the play.
and personal        Antagonist             and/or large group                                Project
experiences         Flashback              discussions                                                         Demonstrate
                    Simple irony                                                             Acting Projects   understanding of the play
Goal 2:             Characterization       Interpreting stage                                                  by writing a sequel to the
Explain             Dramatic Irony         directions through                                                  play.
meaning,            Conflict               theatrical design
describe            Idioms
processes and       Euphemisms             Reading of various
answer research     Symbolism              literary works that tie in
questions           Imagery                with assigned readings
                    Plot diagram           (i.e. biography,
Goal 3:                                    autobiography, periodical
Examine                                    article and/or other
argumentative                              selections chosen by
and develop                                teacher)
opinions
                                           Viewing critically of The
                                           Miracle Worker video
                                                Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                             English I

Unit: Modern Drama
Time Frame: Three Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus       Activities/Resources     Suggested Titles     Assessment    Suggested Writing
                                                                                                          Assignments/Prompts
Goal 4              Grammar:
Demonstrate         On-going review of        Practice/usage through                       Workbook
understanding of    grammatical convention:   workbook and writing                         exercises
various literary                              activities
terms, genres,      Usage: Pronoun
concepts, etc.      Antecedent Agreement
                    Pronoun Reference
Goal 5
Demonstrate                                   Applying literary terms                      Essays
understanding of    Writing:                  through writing
various literary    On-going writing
genres, concepts,   assignments relevant to   Developing essays
elements and        assigned prompts          though well-structured
terms.                                        paragraphs


1.01,1.02,2.01,
2.02,2.04,4.01,
4.02,5.01,5.02,
6.01, 6.02
                                                 Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                              English I

Unit: Poetry
Time Frame: Three Weeks

    NCSOS          Instructional Focus          Activities/Resources        Suggested Titles         Assessment       Suggested Writing
                                                                                                                     Assignments/Prompts
1.01,1.02,2.01,   Literature: A minimum        Listening to taped reading Elements of Literature   Written tests     Explain the meaning of
2.02,2.03,2.04,   of 10 poems selected for     of poems                   (Holt)                                     the poem (i.e. “The Road
4.01,4.02,5.01,   study at the discretion of                                                       Essays            Not Taken”). Support
5.02,6.01,6.02    teacher                      Reading orally of poems    “A Narrow Fellow in                        statements with lines
                                               in an interpretative       the Grass”               Poetry Calendar   from the poem.
                                               manner                     “In Just”
                                                                          ”I Wandered Lonely as    Created poetry    Respond personally to
                  Vocabulary/Literary          Discuss the poet’s         a Cloud”                                   poem. Use lines from
                  Terms:                       meaning through            “I Never Saw a Moor”     Writing           poem to support view.
                  Tone                         cooperative learning       “Kidnap Poem”            Assignments
                  Mood                         and/or large group         Beware: Do Not Read                        Demonstrate
                  Diction                      discussions                This Poem”               Epic Map          understanding of poetic
                  Style                                                   “The Secret”                               form by writing an
                  Theme                        Answering assigned         “The Seven Ages of       Writing an epic   original poem.
                  Point-of-View                questions reflecting       Man”
                  Lyric poetry                 comprehension              “Fire and Ice”                             Analyze the figurative
                  Sonnets                                                 “All Watch Over by                         language used in poem
                  Dramatic                                                Machines of Loving                         (i.e. “My Papa’s Waltz).
                  Poetry                                                  Grace”
                  Narrative poetry                                        “Dust of Snow”                             Identify ideas presented
                  Simile                                                  “Women”                                    in poems and relate to
                  Metaphor                                                “My Papa’s Waltz”                          everyday life (i.e. “Seven
                  Personification                                         “The Gift”                                 Ages of Man”).
                  Hyperbole                                               “Combing”
                  Rhythm
                  Rhyme
                  Assonance
                                                Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                             English I

Unit: Poetry
Time Frame: Three Weeks

    NCSOS            Instructional Focus       Activities/Resources      Suggested Titles      Assessment    Suggested Writing
                                                                                                            Assignments/Prompts
1.01,1.02,2.01,2.   Vocabulary/Literary                                “Fifteen”                            Identify various literacy
02,2.03,2.04,3.0    Terms:                                             “American Hero”                      terms (metaphor, simile,
1,3.02,4.01,4.02,   Consonance                                         “The Girl Who Loved                  etc.) found in poems and
5.01,5.02,6.01,6.   Alliteration                                       the Sky”                             explain meaning.
02                  Allusion                                           “The Puppy”
                    Irony                                                                                   Analyze the structure of
                    Verbal irony                                                                            the poem.
                    Situational irony
                    Dramatic irony                                                                          Rewrite an original poem
                    Epic                                                                                    putting in different words
                    Epic hero                                                                               until it becomes the new
                    Conflict                                                                                poet’s (student’s) poem.
                    Characterization
                    Suspense


                    Grammar:                  Holt Grammar Workbook                          Worksheets
                    On-going review through   Practice Sentence
                    paragraph and essay       Formation through                              Essays
                    writing                   workbook exercises and
                    Sentence Formation        writing
                    Fragment/Run-On
                    Sentences
                    Run-On and Misplaced or
                    Dangling Modifiers
                                                Beaufort County Schools Pacing Guide
                                                          English I Honors

Subject: Novel
Time Frame: (Studied Concurrently with Poetry Unit) or last week of Poetry Unit


    NCSOS            Instructional Focus       Activities/Resources          Suggested Titles          Assessment         Suggested Writing
                                                                                                                         Assignments/Prompts
1.01,1.02,2.01,2.   Literature: Independent   Introduction of novel in     Silas Marner              Written tests       Analyze the change in a
02,2.03,2.04,3.0    reading of one novel      class                                                                      character from the
1,3.02,4.01,4.02,   chosen by the teacher                                  Great Expectations        Assigned            beginning of the novel to
5.01,5.02,6.01,6.                             Reading of novel                                       questions           the end of the novel.
02                  Vocabulary/Literary       independently                To Kill a Mockingbird     reflecting
                    Terms:                                                                           comprehension       Determine the theme of
                    Consonance                Discussing the plot          The Call of the Wild                          the novel. Support theme
                    Alliteration              through cooperative                                    Applying literary   with examples from the
                    Allusion                  learning and or group        The Secret Life of Bees   terms through       novel.
                    Irony                     discussion                                             writing
                    Verbal irony                                           A Tree Grows in                               Determine the conflict in
                    Situational irony         Identifying characters and   Brooklyn                  Essays              the novel
                    Dramatic irony            events in story using                                                      (internal/external). How
                    Epic                      study guides                                           Class projects      does the conflict move
                    Epic hero                                                                                            the plot along?
                    Conflict                  Preparing class projects
                    Characterization          (artistic, interpretative                                                  Analyze the statement
                    Suspense                  readings, dramas,                                                          “Life is not fair” (i.e. To
                                              research, etc.) as a means                                                 Kill a Mockingbird and
                                              of alternative assessment                                                  The Call of the Wild).
                                                                                                                         Support statement with
                                                                                                                         events that occurred in
                                                                                                                         the novel.

								
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