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									                                          Argenta-Oreana High School
                                                   English II

  Date         IL Learning                 Unit and/or Essential Question                        Assessments and/or
Semester        Standards                       Content and/or Skills                                 Products
Semester # 1                 Vocabulary 2 words daily Define/Write own sentence
               1.A.4a        Denotation                                                          Grade words daily (1-5)
               1.A.4b        Connotation                                                         Bi-weekly test
                             Synonym
                             antonym


August         3.B.4a        Daily journal writing primarily from “The Writing Fix” Northern    “Holistic credit” i.e. total
&September     3.B.4c        Nevada Writing Project                                             amount of words on paper
                             Free writing activities Right and Left Brain activities            without emphasis on
                                                                                                correctness
October,       3.B.4a        One Minute Writing original idea from now defunct web site         Credit given for
November, &    3.B.4c        Emphasis on writing without editing                                completing activity
December                     Rather than defining the given word, writer acts like a camera and Expand a one minute write
                             records the action surrounding a word                              to a one page write every
                                                                                                7-10 days
August,        1.B.4a        The Neighborhood Project My neighborhood and me                    Project
September,     1.B.4b        Robert Cormier 8 Plus 1 “President Cleveland, Where Are            Part 1 Rough sketch of
& October      1.B.4c        You?” “My First Negro” Protestants Cry, Too”                       neighborhood from youth
               1.C.4a        Elements of Literature “The Mail Order Catalogue” “Nothing         identifying and highlighting
               1.C.4b        Happened”                                                          landmarks, people, and
               1.C.4c                                                                           incidents
               1.C.4d        Each of the works emphasizes the influences of our youth,          First oral presentation
               1.C.4e        especially the influence of neighborhood                           locates the neighborhood
               2.A.4b                                                                           and gives a general
               2.A.4d        Oral and Written presentation with an emphasis on organization     sketch, while specifically
               2.B.4c        and rhetoric                                                       identifying their residence
                                                                                                Second oral presentation


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                                               Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                                   Curriculum Guide
                                     Argenta-Oreana High School
                                              English II

  Date     IL Learning               Unit and/or Essential Question                      Assessments and/or
Semester    Standards                     Content and/or Skills                               Products
           4.A.4a                                                                        describes the people of
           4.A.4d                                                                        the neighborhood focusing
           4.B.4a        Neighborhood Project Continued                                  on at least 3 people of
           4.B.4c                                                                        interest
           5.A.4a                                                                        Part 3 describes events
           5.A.4b                                                                        and happenings in the
           5.C.4a                                                                        neighborhood concluding
           5.C.4b                                                                        with “the incident”
                                                                                         Part 4 student writes an
                                                                                         essay describing the three
                                                                                         parts of the neighborhood
                                                                                         that continues to affect
                                                                                         them today
November   1.B.4b        Personal Conviction How do you “make a stand?”                  Paper topics derived from
           1.B.4c                              Why would you?                            the following quotes:
           1.C.4a        Elements of Literature “Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?”   “This is the story I’ve
           1.C.4b        The Language of Literature “On the Rainy River” “The Man Who    never told”
           1.C.4d        Wore Glasses” “A Ghost of a Chance”                             “moral emergency”
           1.C.4e                                                                        “repetitive coward”
           2.A.4a                                                                        “silent howl”
           2.A.4b                                                                        “there should be a law”
           2.A.4d                                                                        “it was not pleasant work”
           2.B.4b                                                                        “I felt paralyzed”
           2.B.4c                                                                        “I was riding on
           3.B.4c                                                                        adrenaline”
           4.A.4b                                                                        “a mainstream life”
           4.B.4a                                                                        “I did not want people to
           5.A.4a                                                                        think badly of me”


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                                         Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                             Curriculum Guide
                                       Argenta-Oreana High School
                                                English II

  Date     IL Learning                  Unit and/or Essential Question                       Assessments and/or
Semester    Standards                        Content and/or Skills                                Products
                                                                                             “I was wired and jittery”
                                                                                             “I don’t remember saying
                                                                                             good-bye”
                                                                                             “ain’t biting”
                                                                                             “pipe dream”


December   1.B.4a                          O. Henry                                          Quiz on language of O.
           1.B.4b         Short story unit review and/or emphasize elements of short story   Henry
           1.B.4c         Examine O. Henry’s perspective on Life, Capitalism, and the        Break down the stories
           1.C.4a         American Dream        “One Thousand Dollars” “The Gift of the      into manageable units to
           1.C.4b         Magi” The Cop and the Anthem” “Springtime a la carte” “The         decipher language
           1.C.4d         Green Door” “After Twenty Years” “The Furnished Room” “The
           1.C.4e         Last Leaf” “A Retrieved Reformation”
           2.A.4a                                                                            Outline a plot similar to an
           2.A.4b         Reading instruction a necessity because of the difficulty of       “O. Henry”
           2.A.4c         unabridged text and archaic language
           2.A.4d2.B.4b
           2.B.4c         Predicting outcomes

January    1.B.4a         Spoon River Anthology                                              Several short free writings
           1.B.4b         Read a selection of about 50 poems                                 Person and places quiz
           1.C.4a         Each student focuses on a group of 3-5 poems for their             Memorize a short
           1.C.4b         “personal” selection                                               selection 6-10 lines
           1.C.4c                                                                            Modernize the selection
           1.C.4d
           2.A.4a
           2.A.4b


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                                            Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                                Curriculum Guide
                                         Argenta-Oreana High School
                                                  English II

  Date         IL Learning                Unit and/or Essential Question                  Assessments and/or
Semester        Standards                      Content and/or Skills                           Products
               2.A.4c
               2.A.4d
               2.B.4b
               2.B.4c
               4.A.4a
               4.A.4b
               4.B.4a
               5.C.4a

January-       1.B.4b        Our Town                                                     Oral reading skills
February 10    1.B.4c        Read aloud                                                   assessed
               1.C.4a        Watch selected scenes on DVD                                 Set Design
               1.C.4b                                                                     Modernize selected parts
               1.C.4c                                                                     i.e. The Stage Manager’’s
               1.C.4d                                                                     opening “Well, I’d better
               2.A.4a                                                                     how our town lies
               2.A.4b                                                                     Modernize Emily’s
               2.A.4d                                                                     “goodbye speech
               2.B.4b
               2.B.4c
               4.A.4d
               4.B.4b

February 10-   1.B.4a        Anton Chekov’s one act plays as a follow-up to Masters and   Oral reading
20             1.B.4b        Wilder                                                       Searching for Chekov’s
               1.C.4a        Demonstrate Chekov’s influence on the two Americans          influence as part of the
               1.C.4b                                                                     story line and the writing
               1.C.4c                                                                     style


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                                              Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                                  Curriculum Guide
                                         Argenta-Oreana High School
                                                  English II

  Date         IL Learning               Unit and/or Essential Question                    Assessments and/or
Semester        Standards                     Content and/or Skills                             Products
               2.A.4a
               2.A.4b
               2.A.4d
               2.B.4c

February 20-   2.A.4a        The Wonder Years                                              Primary target to study
March 3        2.A.4c        View three 30 minute shows                                    symbolism, stereotype
               2.B.4a                                                                      and theme
               2.B.4c                                                                      Directed note taking
               4.A.4b                                                                      including pertinent quotes
                                                                                           as well as symbols and
                                                                                           stereotypes

March 7-       2.A.4a        A Midsummer Night’s dream                                     Re-introduce life and
March 31       2.A.4b                                                                      influence of William
               2.A.4c                                                                      Shakespeare
               2.A.4d                                                                      Oral reading of the entire
               2.B.4a                                                                      play
               2.B.4b                                                                      Major discussion points
               2.B.4c                                                                      Perception as reality
                                                                                           Accountability-Who is in
                                                                                           charge of your happiness
                                                                                           View 1939

April1-May 1   1.C.4e        Poetry unit Combination of silent reading, oral reading and   Emphasis on “Life
               2.A.4a        class discussion                                              Lesson,” Metaphorical
               2.A.4c        Elements of Literature Text The Language of Literature Text   language, and poem as a
               2.A.4d        and the anthology Always Begin Where You Are                  reference to the particular


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                                             Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                                 Curriculum Guide
                                     Argenta-Oreana High School
                                              English II

  Date      IL Learning               Unit and/or Essential Question                    Assessments and/or
Semester     Standards                     Content and/or Skills                             Products
            2.B.4a                                                                      culture and history.
            2.B.4b
            2.B.4c
                                                                                        Student will develop a
                                                                                        collection to include 3
                                                                                        poems of emphasis.
                                                                                        Thos collections will
                                                                                        include but not be limited
                                                                                        to metaphorical
                                                                                        language,themes of
                                                                                        interest, and reference to
                                                                                        one critical review of the
                                                                                        poetry




                                                                                        a

May 1-May   2.A.4b        Read selected parts of The Coalwood Way and The Rocket Boys   Re-enact a scene


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                                          Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                              Curriculum Guide
                                      Argenta-Oreana High School
                                               English II

  Date       IL Learning               Unit and/or Essential Question   Assessments and/or
Semester      Standards                     Content and/or Skills            Products
15           2.A.4c        accompany the movie October Sky              Write a paper
             2A.4d         Emphasis on symbolism                        emphasizing one symbol
             2.B.4a                                                     from the movie
             2.B.4b                                                     Class discussion and
             2.B.4c                                                     individual response to
             3.C.4b                                                     various critical reviews of
             4.A.4d                                                     the movie
             5.C.4b

May 15-May   1.C.4a        A Separate Peace                             An outline answering the
30           1.C.4b                                                     question Did he jump or
             1.C.4d                                                     was he pushed?
             2.A.4a                                                     Emphasize the importance
             2.A.4b                                                     of short sentences in a
             2.A.4c                                                     novel dominated by long
             2.A.4d                                                     sentences by developing a
             2.B. 4a                                                    collection of short but
             2.B.4b                                                     pertinent sentences
             2.B.4c                                                     Written response to John
             3.B.4c                                                     Knowles critical review of
             5.C.4b                                                     his own work and a
                                                                        response to another
                                                                        critic’s review




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                                          Argenta-Oreana CUSD #1
                                              Curriculum Guide

								
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