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26 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Students need to decide upcoming expository essays and begin planning, organizing, and drafting during class. Mrs. O'Janpa will offer feedback while students are working on their writing in Google Classroom. No AoW this week! Students need to decide upcoming expository essays. On Thurs., 10/1, students will continue to read Oedipus, pages 235-242. Discuss characters, figurative language, themes, and symbolism. Rough draft for expository essays and SSR reading time allotted on Fri. 10/2.
25 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Students continue to will read Oedipus, pages 235-242. Discuss characters, figurative language, themes, and symbolism. Review expository essay requirements. No AoW this week! Students need to decide upcoming expository essays. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Rough draft for expository essays and SSR reading time on Fri. 10/2. Intro to Expository Writing
24 Thursday, September 24, 2020 Students will take vocabulary quiz and review expository writing. Students need to decide upcoming expository essays. Continue reading Oedipus next week. Intro to Expository Writing
23 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Students will be allotted SSR or LoW work time; then, we will continue reading Oedipus. Vocabulary quiz and mini-LoW due Thurs., 9/24; we will also discuss upcoming expository essays. Oedipus mini LoW
22 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Students will continue reading Oedipus. Continue reading Oedipus through Wed., 9/23. Vocabulary quiz and mini-LoW due Thurs., 9/24; we will also discuss upcoming expository essays. Oedipus mini LoW
21 Monday, September 21, 2020 Students will take comma rules #1 assessment and continue reading Oedipus. Continue Oedipus and discuss expository writing. Vocabulary quiz and new mini-LoW due Thurs., 9/24. Oedipus mini LoW
20 Friday, September 18, 2020 Students will continue reading Oedipus. Take Comma rules #1 actual quiz on Mon., 9/21. Continue Oedipus and discuss expository writing. Vocabulary quiz an new mini-LoW due Thurs., 9/24.
19 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Students will take vocabulary #1 quiz. Read SSR or complete AoW. Continue reading Oedipus from pages 174-187. Continue reading Oedipus and turn in AoW on Fri., 9/18. Take Comma rules #1 actual quiz on Mon., 9/21. AoW team name changes
18 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Wrap-up comma rules 1 partner review. Discuss Vocabulary.com and how we will use it to prepare for our first quiz tomorrow. Continue reading Oedipus from pages 174-187. Practice vocabulary terms for Vocabulary Quiz 1 on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri., 9/18. AoW team name changes
17 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Begin comma 1 rules grammar practice with assigned grammar partners. Discuss Vocabulary.com and how we will use it to prepare for our first quiz on Thursday. Practice vocabulary terms for Vocabulary Quiz 1 on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri., 9/18. New grammar partners will work on comma 1 practice this week. Continue reading Oedipus from pages 174-187. AoW team name changes
16 Monday, September 14, 2020 SSR time allotted. Complete reading Oedipus to p. 174 and annotate the selected passage. Then, begin comma 1 grammar practice. Practice vocabulary terms for Vocabulary Quiz 1 on Thurs., 9/17. New AoW due Fri., 9/18. New grammar partners will work on comma 1 practice this week. Continue reading Oedipus from pages 174-187. AoW team name changes
15 Friday, September 11, 2020 Students will first read SSR books and complete reading logs. Then, continue reading Oedipus and annotate the selected passage. Bring SSR books Monday. Be prepared for new AoW post on Monday morning. New grammar partners will be announced. Continue reading Oedipus. You pray to the gods
14 Thursday, September 10, 2020 During the start of class today, students will take a commas pretest scheduled in Google Classroom. Then, check Vocabulary.com for assigned practice exercises and quizzes. Read pages 165-174 of Oedipus and complete annotations for a new passage in class. Bring SSR books Friday. You pray to the gods
13 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 We will further discuss the "Intro to Oedipus" presentation and the priest annotation. Then, we will assign roles and begin reading the play. We will also do in-class grammar and vocabulary work on Thurs., 9/10 and Fri., 9/11. Bring SSR books Friday. Intro to Oedipus Oedipus the King
12 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Students will begin with SSR selections. Then, we will view and discuss the "Intro to Oedipus" presentation. This week, no AoW. Complete Oedipus priest annotation for Wed., 9/9. We will begin reading Oedipus the King on Wed., 9/9. We will do grammar and vocabulary work on Thurs., 9/10 and Fri., 9/11. Oedipus priest annotation Oedipus the King
11 Thursday, September 3, 2020 Students will complete discussion about Analects Book 1 translation as well as the AoW, "Teenage Brain." Have your SSR books ready for class on Tues., 9/8. No AoW next week. We will begin reading Oedipus the King.
10 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Students will read, think, talk, and share thoughts about the Analects Book 1 translation. We will examine the writings of Confucius this week. Also, we will discuss literary and vocabulary terms. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. Analects Book 1 Translation Who was Confucius?
9 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Students will take part in a jigsaw discussion about topics that we will explore in literature first quarter. Also, we will review the AoW template. We will examine the writings of Confucius this week. Also, we will discuss literary and vocabulary terms. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. AoW_LoW template
8 Monday, August 31, 2020 Students will read SSR selection and preview this week's AoW. We will examine the writings of Confucius this week. Also, we will discuss literary and vocabulary terms. AoW annotations, comments, summary, and reflection due Thurs., 9/3. AoW Teenage Brain AoW response form
7 Friday, August 28, 2020 Students will actively engage in a class discussion about the first AoW. Select a book and have it ready for SSR on Mon., 8/31.
6 Thursday, August 27, 2020 Students will work on their article of the week and decide their SSR selections. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri., 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
5 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Students will explore Vocabulary.com in class today and begin creating their own Google Slides in Google Classroom. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri., 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
4 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Students will take an in-class pre-assessment on literary terms which will be scheduled during class in Google Classroom. Upon completion, students may work on the upcoming AoW or decide on a book for SSR next week. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri., 8/28. Select a book for SSR by next Mon., 8/31. AoW Practice Cake
3 Monday, August 24, 2020 Students will discuss this week's practice Article of the Week, "Cake." We will review the six-word memoirs and email writing exercises. Then, discuss selecting books for sustained silent reading. This week, we will discuss and review various weekly routines in our class: literary terms, vocabulary words, weekly articles, and sustained silent reading selections. Complete AoW "Cake" and share in Google Classroom by Fri., 8/28. AoW Practice Cake
2 Friday, August 21, 2020 Students will review Google Classroom use, writing proper emails, and selecting a book of your choice. After discussing email writing, complete two emails by Mon., 8/24. One to Mrs. O'Janpa and one to your future self. Sophomore email writing
1 Thursday, August 20, 2020 Students will partake in class introductions and ice-breaker activities. Discuss six-word memoirs. We will prepare written goals for the school year and write to our future selves. Complete six-word memoir in a Google Doc. Six-word memoir
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Students need to check their schedules and Google Classroom for the time and link of their Thursday Zoom meeting. Be ready for your class assigned Zoom meeting tomorrow. Have your chromebook fully charged. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thurs., 8/20. Six-word memoir
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Students need to check their school email accounts to get the code for their Google Classroom. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thurs., 8/20. Six-word memoir
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Prior to the start of classes, students need to have chromebooks ready for opening week coursework. Students need to complete their own six-word memoir in a Google Doc by Thu., 8/20. Six-word memoir