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JOHN S. BATTLE HIGH SCHOOL
The objectives for the twelfth grade English course inlcude the four components of the Virginia SOL's. In oral language the focus is on developing speaking skills in preparation for a formal oral presentation. In reading and literature the focus is on reading and critiquing poetry and drama from various cultures, analyzing various forms of British literature from different chronological eras, and reading a variety of informational and technical texts. In writing the primary focus is on developing expository and technical writing which is edited to conform to accepted standards of English usage. In research, students will write a research paper using a recognized method of documentation.
Resources used to achieve the objectives for English 12 include textbooks, sets of supplementary novels, dictionaries, library resources, audiovisual aids, computer resources, guest speakers, and supplementary texts.
Methods of assessment include written tests, essays, exams, projects, group work, homework, particpation in class discussions, and evaluation of oral presentations by teacher and peers.
I expect every student to work hard and always strive to do his or her best work. I expect all of my students to make substantial progress in their academic success during the school year. Every student has the right and the potential to be successful.
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The English 12 student will present and critique dramatic readings of literary selections and will coninue to develop proficiency in making planned oral presentations. Knowledge of literary terms and forms will be applied in the student's own writing and in the analysis of literature. Students will be introduced to significant literary works from a variety of cultures and era, from 1000 A.D. to the present. Increased requirements for research and reporting in all subjects are supported by the use of electronic databases and a standard style sheet method to cite reference sources. Writing will encompass narrative, literary, expository, and technical forms, with particular attention to analysis.
Weekly Instructional Activities
SCHEDULE 2-27-06 THROUGH 3-03-06Click Here to Download Schedule