English Expectations

Expectations for English Courses

 

The following chart is meant to give an idea of how much time is needed to prepare for each class period in English. These entries are meant to be an approximation of time and assignments and are estimates. Some students will need less time and some will need more to do the assignments depending on their skill levels.

 

 

Area of Study

Reading/Class

Tests/Essays/Papers Per Quarter

Comments

English

AP English Lit & Composition 12

30-50 pages

3-4 study hours for assessments

2-3 assessments per quarter

2-3 essays/timed writing per quarter

Summer assignment required + ONE BOOK

Summer assignment test

Higher level analytical thinking skills necessary

English 12 Honors

20-30 pages

2-3 study hours for assessments

1-2 assessments per quarter

2 essays/writings per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

Analytical thinking skills needed

English 12

15-20 pages

1-2 tests per quarter

Frequent quizzes

One synthesis paper per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

Attendance is critical

 

AP Language &

Composition 11

30-50 pages

3-4 study hours for assessments

2-3 tests/quizzes per quarter

2-3 essays/timed writings per quarter

Summer assignment required + ONE BOOK

Summer assignment test

Higher level analytical thinking skills necessary

English 11 Honors

20-30 pages

2 study hour for assessments

2-3 tests/quizzes per quarter

2 essays/writings per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

 

English 11

    1. pages

2-3 tests per quarter

2-3 quizzes per quarter

1-2 study hours for assessments

One major paper per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

 

 

English 10 Honors

20 – 30 pages

2–3 tests per quarter

1–2 study hours for tests

3-4  writing assignments per quarter

 

Summer reading ONE BOOK

 

English 10

15- 20 pages

2-3 tests per quarter

1-2 study hours for tests

1 major paper per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

 

 

English 9 Honors

English 9 Honors World Civilization

20-30 pages

2 – 3 tests per quarter

1 study hour for each test

1 major paper per quarter plus one in-class essay per quarter

Summer assignment required + ONE BOOK

Summer assignment test

 

English 9

10-20 pages

2-3 tests per quarter

1-2 study hours for tests

1 major paper per quarter

Summer reading ONE BOOK

Class attendance is critical