searsenglishiv Ms. Sears
Mustang High School English IV and Creative Writing I, II, III, and IV Instructor
 
English IV stresses two disciplines, the process of writing and the study of English literature.  Students learn to apply grammar skills through the writing activities. Vocabulary study occurs with the learning of 10 new words each week and testing of those words and the previous week's 10 words each Thursday.



                                   English IV Class Syllabus

First Semester

1.  Literature--The Anglo-Saxon Period
               Beowulf

2.  Composition--Reviewing the Writing Process

3.  Composition--Avoiding Major Writing Errors
                Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-On's
                "Not to Be" Theory

4.  Literature--The Medieval Period
               The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
               "The Prologue"
               "The Pardoner's Tale"

5.  Composition--Writing a Cause and Effect Essay

6.  Composition--Avoiding Common Usage Problems

7.  Composition--Parallel Structure

8.  Composition--Writing a Book Review over a British Novel

9.  Literature--Animal Farm by George Orwell

Second Semester

10. Literature--The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

11. Composition--Writing the Research Paper

12. Literature--The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

13. Literature--Macbeth by William Shakespeare

14. Literature--A Survey of English Poetry

Major writing tasks will be assigned for each of the literature units listed above.
My Quia activities and quizzes
Vocabulary Lesson 1
https://www.quia.com/jg/144958.html
Vocabulary Lesson 2
https://www.quia.com/jg/144959.html
Vocabulary Lesson 3
https://www.quia.com/jg/144960.html
Vocabulary Lesson 4
https://www.quia.com/jg/144962.html
Vocabulary Lesson 8
https://www.quia.com/jg/78163.html
Vocabulary Lesson 6
https://www.quia.com/jg/78169.html
Vocabulary Lesson 7
https://www.quia.com/jg/78166.html
Vocabulary Lesson 8
https://www.quia.com/jg/78163.html
Vocabulary Lesson 9
https://www.quia.com/jg/78158.html
Vocabulary Lesson 10
https://www.quia.com/jg/78156.html
Vocabulary Lesson 11
https://www.quia.com/jg/78187.html
Vocabulary Lesson 12
https://www.quia.com/jg/78196.html
Vocabulary Lesson 13
https://www.quia.com/jg/78197.html
Vocabulary Lesson 14
https://www.quia.com/jg/78200.html
Vocabulary Lesson 15
https://www.quia.com/jg/78204.html
Vocabulary Lesson 16
https://www.quia.com/jg/97223.html
Vocabulary Lesson 17
https://www.quia.com/jg/97227.html
Vocabulary Lesson 18
https://www.quia.com/jg/100498.html
Vocabulary Lesson 19
https://www.quia.com/jg/100501.html
Vocabulary Lesson 20
https://www.quia.com/jg/100504.html
Vocabulary Lesson 21
https://www.quia.com/jg/109314.html
Vocabulary Lesson 22
https://www.quia.com/jg/109319.html
Vocabulary Lesson 23
https://www.quia.com/jg/109321.html
Vocabulary Lesson 24
https://www.quia.com/jg/109323.html
Beowulf Unit Review of Notes
https://www.quia.com/jg/144977.html
Usuage Rules Review
https://www.quia.com/jg/207805.html
Useful links
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