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A.C. Fennelly
E
nglish Department
Hingha
m High School
17 Union Street
Hingham, MA 02043

781-741-1560
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ďDa Vinciís famous drawings of the Vitruvian proportions of a manís body ...provides an excellent early example of the way in which his studies of proportion fuse artistic and scientific objectives" (Stanford University).

 

 

 

Course Overview/Back to School/
Parents' Night
 
General Course Info and Summer Reading
Syllabus

Guidelines for Recommendations
X2 Notations

Vocabulary Lists
Grammar Packets
Writing Help

Terms and Techniques Key
Quizlet Study Link  https://quizlet.com/65025136/literary-terms-for-ms-fennelly-to-start-the-year-flash-cards/

MLA Format for all papers
MLA Citation Help https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

 

Unit 1 (September/October)
To Kill a Mockingbird and Writing Training

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes
Projects and Essays

 

 

                

Above Icarus spreads his wings and  prepares for what will be his fatal flight.

 

Unit 2 (November)
Mythology

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes
Projects and Essays

 

Unit 3 (December-January)
The Odyssey

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes

Projects and Essays

Right, Armand Assante plays the role of Odysseus in the television mini-series version of The Odyssey.  Photo courtesy of www.metroactive.com

 

 

 


 

 

Mid-year exams (January)
(end of Semester 1)
Grammar Review
Terms and Techniques Key
Midyear Reading Packet
Midyear review Guide

 
 

Unit 4 (February/March)
Renaissance Poetry and Romeo and Juliet

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes
Projects and Essays

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Shakespeare, who lived for 52 years, is credited for writing 38 plays, 154 sonnets and 5 other poems. He is the most widely read author in history.

The Full Play's Text
http://shakespeare.mit.edu/romeo_juliet/full.htm

 

 

Unit 5 (April/May)
A Tale of Two Cities

A link for the book online (varying formats)
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/98 

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes
Projects and Essays

 


 

Unit 6 (May/June)
Lord of the Flies

Weekly Agendas
Homework Assignments
Class Notes (film and audio)
Projects and Essays

Lesson Plan for
June 5, 2018

 

 

 

 

The text of the book online:
https://d2ct263enury6r.cloudfront.net/X2bpH13Xnjn4ZJspWQzb5LMu7BGp5CUGaPGFQqVXvLT2M1AW.pdf


 

 


 

Final Exams (June)
(end of Semester 2)

Grammar Review

Terms and Techniques Key
Quizlet Study Link  https://quizlet.com/65025136/literary-terms-for-ms-fennelly-to-start-the-year-flash-cards/

Final Exam Reading Packet (Also on Google Classroom)
Final Exam Review Sheet

Summer Reading List for Grade 10 (Fall 2018)
Note Taking Chart for Grade 10

Course Review (we will do in class) 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RPTNLC5