2018 Senior Honors English First Nine Weeks Schedule
All major assignments are listed; however, daily classwork and homework assignments are not.
All Thesis Assignments due via Turnitin.com at 11:59 p.m. on due date.
Take advantage of the Writing Lab!
August 6 Two-hour day
August 7 Teacher in-service
August 8 First full day of classes; Overview of procedures and expectations
August 9 Overview of thesis handbook
August 10 Peer review of annotated bibliography
August 13 Writing discussion; CDC introduction; ACLU video
August 14 Visit commonapp.org; Assign college essay
August 15/16 CDC in-class response; Résumé group work; Assign résumé
August 17 Thesis due dates: CHECK THESIS HANDBOOK
Week 3*: Question for Consideration:
1. What’s more egregious: violating a spiritual ethical code or a working/professional ethical code?
August 20 Canterbury Tales (CT) introduction (see .pdf on right-hand side of this course page)
August 21 Canterbury Tales
August 22/23 Canterbury Tales; Peer review résumé (you will need a working copy of your resume)
August 24 Canterbury Tales
*Student/teacher conferences begin this week. They are required. Students will sign up for a 15-minute conference; the conferences will take place before/after school, lunch, and study hall. Please click on this google sign up sheet to select a conference time:
Week 4: Questions for Consideration:
August 27 Canterbury Tales
August 28 Revised résumé due via Turnitin.com at 11:59 p.m.; Canterbury Tales test!!!
August 29/30 Machiavelli; peer review college essay (you will need a working copy of your essay)
August 31 Machiavelli; College essay due via Turnitin.com at 11:59 p.m.
Week 5: Questions for Consideration:
September 3 Labor Day
September 4 Thesis due dates: CHECK THESIS HANDBOOK; John Locke
September 5 John Locke
September 6 Le Guin
September 7 Orwell
Week 6*: Questions for Consideration:
September 10 Ethics essay assigned; Thesis workday
September 11 Machiavelli-Orwell test
September 12 1984 introduction; http://www.george-orwell.org/1984/index.html
September 13 Early Dismissal
September 14 1984 Centers
Week 7: Questions for Consideration:
September 17 The Spy (see right-hand side of course page)
September 18 1984; Thesis due date: CHECK THESIS HANDBOOK*; IRB process initiated
September 19/20 1984; Ethics peer review
September 21 1984
* As you read 1984 in class, thesis mini-conferences will be held concerning the outline and the next major assignment due in October.
Week 8: Questions for Consideration:
September 24 1984
September 25 1984
September 26 1984
September 27 Ethics final essay due; End of the Nine Weeks