ENGLISH 2
Welcome to English 2!

IMPORTANT...We received new textbooks which feature an online version of the book with access to some unique tools.  Be prepared for an amazing learning experience this year.

Use the link below to access your textbook.  Your username and password are the same as your regular login information for school.  REMEMBER...DO NOT CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD!

https://passport.carnegielearning.com/

We will be using TEAMS for our virtual classroom every day.

4th 6 weeks

Week of January 5th - 8th
Welcome Back to Spring Semester!
Students will develop a SMART goal for the New Year using the SMART goal strategy.  Students will complete Steps 1-3 in class for a daily grade.

Week of January 11th - 15th
ARGUMENTATION
Students will have a daily argument discussion in class.
Students will determine the differences between persuasion and argumentation.
Students will practice deductive and inductive reasoning skills.
Students will complete an inductive reasoning exercise for a daily grade.
Students will identify and analyze logical fallacies.

Week of January 19th - 22nd
Students will participate in the English 2 EOC Spring Benchmark for wriitng and reading skills in preparation for the upcoimng STAAR EOC in April.

Week of January 25th - 29th
PROGRESS REPORTS SENT HOME

ARGUMENTATION
Students will have a daily argument discussion in class.
Students review argumentation and logical fallacy.
Students will complete a logical fallacy exercise for a daily grade.
Students will synthesize the classical Aristotalian argument structure in pursuit of an in class argument.  The argument will culminate in a participation grade on Friday.

Week of February 1st - 5th
POETRY

Week of February 8th -12th
POETRY

3rd 6 weeks

Week of November 9-13
Complete class reading of Antigone.
Students will work on completing assignments from the Antigone packet.
Antigone Character Chart - Due Tuesday
Wanted Posters - Due Thursday
Antigone in Pictures - Due Friday

Week of November 16-20
Students will continue working on assignments in Antigone packet.
Antigone Break-Up Letter - Due Monday
Antigone Modern Rebel Project Presentations - Start on Wednesday

Week of November 23-27
THANKSGIVING BREAK


Week of November 30 - December 4
Students will work in small groups to create a modern talk show with characters from Antigone modernized.  Talk show segments will be presented in class on Friday.

Week of December 7-11

Week of December 14-18

WINTER BREAK: DECEMBER 21 - JANUARY 4