Bathje in her English classroom
  • Welcome to Sophomore English! This year we will be engaging in several major units which are meant to empower you through strategies of questioning and conversation. Be ready to participate and to think critically about our fictional worlds, about your own life, and about the real world around you. 

  • September - November: 

    • Vocabulary & Grammar Study
    • Reading, viewing, and discussion will revolve around topics present in and related to Shakesepare's Othello (1622)

    November-January:

    • Vocabulary & Grammar Study
    • Reading, viewing, and discussion will revolve around topics present in and related to J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

    February-March:

    • Vocabulary & Grammar Study
    • Reading, viewing, and discussion will revolve around topics present in and related to William Golding's The Lord of the Flies (1954)

    April:

    • Vocabulary & Grammar Study
    • Reading, viewing, and discussion will revolve around topics present in and related to Argumentation, Logical Fallacies, Media Literacy, and George Orwell's Animal Farm (1945)

    May-June:

    • Vocabulary & Grammar Study
    • Reading, viewing, and discussion will revolve around topics present in and related to TED Talk presentations

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    ...Materials will be used to address the following learning standards and targets. Montana Standards can be found here.

    ...ELA Standards - Montana Parent Guide can be found here.