Hon. Eng 10

This is the Honors English 10 course specific page.  Be sure to scroll all the way down.  If you can’t find something, email me.  But really look for it first.

Acceptable essay fonts:  Calibri (11 or 12 pt), Times New Roman (11 or 12 pt), Mongolian Baiti (11pt only), or Palatino Linotype (11 or 12 pt).

Essay formatting: All essays should have standard margins and be either double-spaced or 1.5 lines.  You need to remove the additional spaces after paragraphs that shows up as the Word default setting.


“The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” by Ursula LeGuin



Due: Friday 5/5/17 (electronically on turnitin.com)

Core Text:

1984 by George Orwell

online version

reading schedule 

Lesson Presentations (Missed a day?  Need to see that again?  Click below.  If you don’t see it there, email me…)

Semester B

Rhetorical Analysis Basics

Logical Fallacies Basics

Semester A

Launch Lesson [8/30]

Black Boy Intro [8/31]

Black Boy Intro (old presentation) [electronic only]

Style Analysis Day One (“The Good Daughter” by Caroline Hwang) [9/16]

Style Analysis Day Two (“Salvation” by Langston Hughes) [9/21]

Style Analysis Day Three (“The Dare” by Roger Hoffman) [9/26]

Responding to a Quotation [10/4-10/7]

Odyssey Intro [11/2]


Semester B

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction by Walter Benjamin [2/1]

Discussion Questions ch 1-7 [2/2]

ch 1-7 supplement [electronic only]

Discussion Questions ch 8-13 [2/6]

ch 8-13 supplement [electronic only]

Discussion Questions ch 14-19 [2/8]

ch 14-19 supplement [electronic only]

Simulacra and Simulation (excerpt) by Jean Baudrillard [2/9]

Simulacra and Simulation (full text) by Jean Baudrillard [electronic only]

Simulacre et Simulations (Original French) [electronic only]

Discussion Questions ch 20-25 [2/10]

ch 20-25 supplement [electronic only]

“The Headstrong Historian” by Chimimanda Adichie [2/21]

Semester A

“Why is there a beginning” by Simon Cleveland [9/1]

“Existentialism” by Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy [9/2]

“We can remember it for you wholesale” by Philip K. Dick [9/6]

Analytic Thinking [electronic only]

Black Boy Chapter Two Think, Pair, Share [9/7]

BB PARCC Style Ques ch 1

BB PARCC Style Ques ch 2

BB PARCC Style Ques ch 3-4

BB PARCC Style Ques ch 5

BB PARCC Style Ques ch 6

Chicago Race Riot


Great Migration

Jim Crow Laws

Richard Wright Bio

The Blues

Questions for Consideration

“The Good Daughter” by Caroline Hwang [9/16]

“Salvation” by Langston Hughes [9/21]

“The Dare” by Roger Hoffman [9/26]

BB Chapter 3-11 discussion questions [9/27]

Simulations and Representations, Baudrillard [9/30]

Passages for Highlighting (Hector, Intelligence, Shame) [10/4]

The Danger of a Single Story [10/5-10/6]

Real Food [10/7]

Sierra Leone 1997 [10/7]

What is it like to be a Bat? by Thomas Nagel [10/26]

What is it like to be a Bat Questions [10/26]

“The Shawl” by Cynthia Ozick [10/28]

“Death Fugue” by Paul Celan [10/31]

“By Fire” by Tahar Ben Jelloun [11/1]

Excerpt from Wittgenstein’s Mistress by David Markson [11/10]


Tone words: (use these to write about tone intelligently)

Writing Literary Analysis Essays

MLA Format (Learn it, Know it, Use it)

Accessing online databases

New Yorker Online Archive Login Information

email: cklein421@yahoo.com

password: 3JvbmS=7

2 responses to “Hon. Eng 10

  1. Sam

    Can you post the essay prompt for Things Fall Apart, so we can have time to work on it?

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