English 10 Honors


    Mrs. Smith

    Room E202



    Course Description: English 10 Honors is comprised of several units that focus on various types of literature and writing to prepare students for junior and senior honors and advanced placement courses.


    Texts: The Language of Literature

               The Good Earth


               Independent novel selections


    Units: Choices in Change

               Lest History Repeat Itself

               Languages of Love

               Literary Analysis

               Independent Novel



    • To prepare students for advanced English courses
    • To make text to text, text to self, and text to world connections
    • To recognize and understand literary genres, terms, and devices
    • To write and speak using detail from readings, research, and experiences
    • To use critical reading skills




    • To apply reading, writing, and speaking skills
    • To connect learning to current times
    • To appreciate various authors
    • To become a life-long learner



    • Essays – formal, informal, creative
    • Reflections
    • Exams
    • Quizzes
    • Presentations – formal and informal
    • Speeches
    • Homework
    • Literary Analysis