English IV Honors

  • Welcome to the English IV: Honors British Literature course at North Lincoln High School. We will strive to improve skills in all modes of communication with a focus on some of the best efforts to entertain and inform by some of the most talented Brits to attempt to challenge their readers to evaluate their techniques—often figurative—to gain deeper understanding of humanity.  This course overview will give all interested parties an idea of what to expect this semester in our class.


    NLHS Department of English Mission Statement

    The Department of English Language Arts at North Lincoln High School will help students master the skills of reading comprehension, critical thinking, writing, speaking, and listening.


     

Due Dates 4th Period English IV Honors

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Rules, Procedures, and Legal Documents

  • Syllabus

    Read this document carefully. There will be a quiz on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

     

    Print, initial, sign, and return PAGE 5 ONLY by Thursday, August 15, 2019.

     

    “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”

     --Pablo Picasso

     

    “Any fool can make a rule and any fool will mind it.”

    --Henry David Thoreau

     

    "The clever thing was to break the rules and stay alive all the same."

    --George Orwell

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Rubrics

Metaphor Analysis

I Am Poetry Project

Poetry

"Lamb to the Slaughter" by Roald Dahl

MLA 2019

Where Are You Going?
  • Find a novel you really want to read. You can even choose to reread a work of fiction. There will be many requirements for the project for which your selection will be central. It is in your best interest to get involved in a title you will sincerely enjoy exploring in-depth. 

    Those desirous of Honor must read two novels during the semester.

    Students must bring their first novel choice with them to class (and everywhere else) every day starting Friday, August 16, 2019.