2012-2013 Course Syllabus:



Course Information

All students must enroll in Schoology, our interactive classroom. How-To Video If you have a Schoology account from a previous class, you don't need a new account--just join YOUR class using the access code. Schoology must be checked daily for assignments, discussions, etc.



We will also utilize turnitin.com.

2A Honors English 2- turnitin.com class ID: 5358212 / password: providence


1st Semester Texts for Study - Texts can be purchased at the Arboretum Barnes & Noble, other area bookstores, or ordered online.


  • Vocabulary from the Classical Roots Book D by Nancy Flowers
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas
  • Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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2nd Semester Texts for Study include:
  • A Long Way Gone
  • Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • Othello by William Shakespeare


Honors Sophomore English-World Literatures Course Description

Welcome to Honors Sophomore English! The purpose of this course is to provide relevant, rigorous instruction in English language skills including reading, writing, observing, and communicating in the content areas of literature and language. We will:

  • construct meaning from a range of rigorous texts (literary, technical, informative, etc.)
  • use process writing to communicate complex ideas in a precise, organized, fluent manner
  • respond critically to a variety of literary forms
  • use language skills for effective written, visual, and oral communication
  • foster an ever-­‐growing vocabulary through reading, discussion, and word study
  • emerge prepared with the necessary analytical literacy skills for future courses and college/career