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Welcome to Ms. King’s
LA 10 Honors
Curriculum Night
2015-2016
Honors
Expectations for the year
Rigor, Pre-AP
Day to Day Practices
Homework/Essays/Reading
Voice Lessons
Goals/Focus
Learning
Academic excellence
Responsibility
Student Ownership
Respect
Compassion
Skills
Writing (Essays, chunks, paragraphs,
informal, formal, synthesis, DWA, etc.)
Reading (Nonfiction, articles, short
fiction, novels, etc.)
Speaking (Discussion, presentations,
group work)
Listening (Discussion, presentations,
group work)
Books
 Regular reading plan
 Found on the syllabus
 Encouraged to purchase books, but also available in library
 Reading over breaks (Student Options):
 Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
 Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
 The Chosen by Chaim Potok
 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
 The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
 Other potential options will be added…
Contact Info
Chelsea King
Website: ckingla.weebly.com
Email: [email protected]
Phone:425-831-8174
Welcome to Ms. King’s
American Literature
Curriculum Night
2015-2016
Course Overview
Relatively chronological study of American
Literature
Reading difficult fiction and nonfiction pieces
Focus on synthesis writing
Discussion and exploration of progressing
American foundations, ideals, and values
Goals/Focus
Learning
Academic excellence
Responsibility
Student Ownership
Respect
Compassion
Books
Textbook
Nonfiction (articles, essays)
Fiction (short fiction, novels, etc. )
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