11th Grade Five Points – U



Goals and Objectives:

  1. The student will be able to comprehend and analyze information from various sources (textbooks, the Internet, newspapers etc.)
  2. The student will be able to convey ideas and information both orally and in writing in an organized and accurate manner using appropriate vocabulary.
  3. The student will be able to comprehend and interpret selected works of literature in English. 
  4. The student will be able to work both individually and cooperatively in pairs and groups.



  1. Reading Comprehension: Look for main ideas, drawing conclusions, making inferences  and expanding vocabulary, based on written texts.
  2. Writing: Express an opinion, presenting an argument "for and against", describing a person/ place/ event, writing a book or film review and writing a formal letter.
  3. Literature: Understand the setting, structure, tone, themes, narrative voice and character development in short stories and poems in English
  4. Extensive Reading:  Improve fluency in English through the independent reading of two books chosen by the student (and approved by the teacher).
  5. Listening Skills
  6. Speaking:  Presentation Skills: Learn to express an opinion or argument accurately, present a topic to an audience (including Power Point presentation) and how to debate.

7.  Group Project

  1. Grammar: Review the following grammatical structures within 4 main language components: basic tenses including the perfect tenses, Relative Pronouns, Reported Speech, Conditional Sentences, Wish, Prepositions, Phrasal Verbs, Punctuation, Inversions

Books and Resources:

  1. Oxford Student Dictionary – English-English-Hebrew.
  2. Extensive reading books
  3. The Internet
  4. Summit (Student’s Book and Exam Booster- Revised Edition) by Ezra
  5. Grammar in Focus by Dray, Koren, Ronen, Baum and Sheba


Assessment*:                                                        Grade:

Examinations  / Projects                                             40%

Quizzes                                                                   20%

Writing assignments                                                   20%

Extensive reading                                                      10%

(Class work and homework)                                         10%


*Percentages may change in accordance with the number of quizzes/assignments given during the semester.