Syllabus

2nd Secondary Classes/1eres

 First Semester


Week    Theme                Document                         Grammar                    Writing/Speaking

Teens & Freedom                                            General Revision:               Passport, Study
                                                                               Sentence, Verb, Tenses     Tip, Portfolio,
                                                                                                                        Journal

Teens & Freedom     "New Barriers,                                                         Discussion + Rules
                                         New Battles"                                                         + Class Expectations
                                                                                                                      + Why Give HW

      HW: Revision + Survey + Mission Statement / Vocab + Class Expectations
      [Journal Theme = Mission Statement / Freedom]

Parents & Children    "Make your child a leader"                                         Team work/
                                        "Help your child excel"                                      Summary + Presentation

[Grammar: Homonyms p 19 ex 14 => 16 + p 20 Test / Links p 72 ex 3 + p74 Test /
                        Prepositions Book p 22 #2]

      HW: Summary (Key Points) / Rules Sing-Plur p 105 + IRR. Verbs Book p 250 => K
      [Journal Theme = Leadership / Blessed is the Leader who ...]



Parents & Children     "What do parents                                                    Paragraph Writing
                                         owe their children?"

[Grammar: Voc p23 ex 1-2 + p25 ex 3 =>5 / Sing-Plur ; Much-Many-Little-Few p 79 #2 /
                        Plural Book p 27 #1]

     HW: Voc + Comment part 1 / Much-Many B p 171 #3 + Idioms p 27...
     [Journal Theme = How any family can be happy + Test your family habits]



Parents & Children    "What do parents                                                    Comment on Text
                                         owe their children?"                                                         Part 2

[Grammar: Idioms p 32 ex 6-7 + Tests p 34, 42 / Articles p 83 ex 4]

    HW: Comment part 3 / Idioms + Test on Nouns p 84 + Question-Tags B p 144 #1
    [Journal Theme = Poem: "Parent's Creed"+ Children's  Creed]



Parents & Children   "Spock's Guide to     + Song : "Coward of the County"       Discussion
                                        Parent Care"            + Two Minute Test "Attention"

Parents & Children  
           QUIZ

    HW:  IRR. Verbs (All)
    [Journal Theme = Advice for parents or children / Song Analysis or Writing]



Parents & Children    Short Story:                                                           Narrative Elements
                                          "Why Honey?"

[Grammar: Tenses p 99 ex 3 (Perf.) + p101 ex 4 (Fut) Passive B p 44 #3/ Gerund p103 ex 5 /
                        Verbs Not to Confuse]

    HW: Vocab + Questions + Point of view + Characters + Setting / Gerund + verbs not to
            confuse
   [Journal Theme = Affirmation / Short Story]



Parents & Children       Short Story:                                                           Narrative Elements
                                          "Why Honey?"

Parents & Children     Video: "The Graduate"                                               Video Card
                                                                                                                           Discussion

    HW: Vocab + Questions + Tone&Mood + Plot / Writing: Summarize the movie +
            Write about the difference between the two generations (Generation Gap)
            [What should have been done?]
   [Journal Theme = Song "The Sound of Silence"]

Writing                    "How to write                                                                Essay Writing
                                        with style"

   HW: Writing / Sing-Plur p 106 ex 7-8 + Prompts Book p 79 #3 + B p 119 #4
  [Journal Theme = Essay Writing]

  Passive Resistance    "Gandhi"                                                                       Comment part 1

[Grammar: Listening p 49 (Test: main point) -  p 54 ex 1 (inferences) + p55/56 (Tests on
                        meaning + long conversations) / Conditional Book p 109 #3]

 HW: Voc + Comment part 3 + Gandhi's Life /  Adj. B p 39 ex 1 + Numbers B p 118/9  # 1-2
 [Journal Theme = Gandhi # Song "Holding out for a Hero"]



 10 Passive Resistance    "Gandhi" + Start "Martin                                                 Oral Exp.
                                          Luther King"
 

10 [Grammar: Listening Main Point p 60 ex 1-2 + p 63 ex 3 / Test und. meaning p 63 / Explain
                        Adj & Numbers]

   HW: MLK Voc + Tenses & Compr.B p 51 #1  /  Adj + Numbers + Passive B p 162 #2
   [Journal Theme = Rosa Parks+ Leadership]



11  Passive Resistance    "Martin Luther King"                                                Restatement
                                              + Rosa Parks

11 QUIZ

 HW: Look up Voc Jap. Strike / Adv. p 116 (Test) + Comparisons p 125 (Test)
 [Journal Theme = Song: "The Power of the Dream"]



12 Passive Resistance    "Japanese Strike"                                                     Essay Writing

12 Correction of Quiz + [Grammar: Links p 130 + B p 156 #3]

 HW: Voc + Comment / Have;get.. B p 35 #3 + Let;leave B p 191 #1 + Misused Words
        pp134
[Journal Theme = Japanese Style in Decision Making / 10 Commandments of Good Business]



13  Passive Resistance       Picture p 152                                                      Comment on Picture
                                            + Song: "Blowing in the Wind"

13  [Grammar: Links Test p 132 +M isused Words p 140 ex1 + Ex Verbs not to confuse +
                         Inversion p 144 ex 3-4 + B p 156 #2]

 HW: Comment on Picture / Prepositions B p 93 #1 + Dir-Ind B p 178 #1
 [Journal Theme = Picture]



14  Passive Resistance       Picture p 152  + Xmas Carols                             Comment on Picture

14  Quiz

HW: American Civilization / General Revision / Novel
[Journal Theme = Song: I wish I knew how it would feel to be free / Christmas !]

EXAMS  EXAMS  EXAMS EXAMS EXAMS  GOOD LUCK  GOOD LUCK  GOOD LUCK

                                                      Nada AbiSamra


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