Pacing Guide (Pre-AP)

August

First Day of School – August 9; Solar Day – August 21

  • Summer Reading
  • Archetypes
  • Major Works Data Sheet (MWDS) and SOAPSTone
  • Introduction to grammar and rhetorical analysis

September

Labor Day – September 4

October

Fall Break – October 9 – 13

  • Finish Gothic novel
  • Wrap up grammar & rhetorical analysis
  • Final essay and final exam

November

Election Day – November 6; Thanksgiving Break – November 22 – 24

  • Conversations (Education, Coming to America)
  • Grammar: Sentences & Syntax

December

Christmas Holiday – December 16 – 31

  • Begin Dystopian novel
  • Allusion Notebook

January

New Year’s Day – January 1; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 15

  • Continue Dystopian novel
  • Poetry unit

February

President’s Day – February 19

  • Finish poetry unit
  • Start Bildungsroman novel

March

Professional Development – March 16

  • Finish Bildungsroman
  • Grammar variation unit

April

Spring Break – April 2 – 6

  • Victorian Novel

May

  • Drama