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Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Class no longer meets. Read a book this summer!
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Class no longer meets. Read a book this summer!
Friday, May 28, 2021 Class no longer meets. Be sure final narrative writing assignments are turned into Google Classroom. Also, complete practice for OMAM vocabulary lists at vocabulary.com. Read a book this summer!
160 Thursday, May 27, 2021 Students need complete and turn in final narrative assignments. Highlight three focus areas on final copy and add side comments in the margin. Review student models and rubric. Be sure to log practice time at vocabulary.com for all OMAM lists. Final narrative draft will be due no later than Fri., 5/28. Also, by Fri., 5/28, be sure to log practice time for all OMAM vocabulary lists at vocabulary.com.
159 Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Students need work on revising final narrative assignments. Highlight three focus areas on final copy and add side comments in the margin. Review student models and rubric. Be sure to log practice time at vocabulary.com for all OMAM lists. Final narrative draft will be due no later than Fri., 5/28. Also, by Fri., 5/28, be sure to log practice time for all OMAM vocabulary lists at vocabulary.com.
158 Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Students need to spend some time conferencing with teacher for feedback. Highlight three focus areas on final copy and add side comments in the margin. Review student models and rubric. Be sure to log practice time at vocabulary.com for all OMAM lists. Final narrative draft will be due no later than Fri., 5/28. Also, by Fri., 5/28, be sure to log practice time for all OMAM vocabulary lists at vocabulary.com.
157 Monday, May 24, 2021 Students will continue work on narrative drafts and conference with teacher for feedback. Review samples and rubric. Decide upon three of the narrative techniques. Final narrative draft will be due no later than Fri., 5/28. Vocabulary.com and podcast or SSR time may be logged if students complete short stories early.
156 Friday, May 21, 2021 Students will work on narrative drafts and conference with teacher for feedback. Review samples and rubric. Decide upon three of the narrative techniques. Final narrative draft will be due no later than Fri., 5/28. Vocabulary.com and podcast or SSR time may be logged if students complete short stories early.
155 Thursday, May 20, 2021 Students will devote in-class time to brainstorming their narrative drafts, practicing vocabulary time, or making up missing work. Mrs. O'Janpa will conference with students one-on-one about their drafts. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Fri., 5/21, work on narrative drafts and log reading/podcast time.
154 Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Students will discuss the OMAM message and finalize any other comments or questions about OMAM. Any students who were absent during the book club sessions will have an opportunity to share with the class. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Thurs., 5/20 and Fri., 5/21, work on narrative drafts and log reading/podcast time.
153 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Students will fully participate in the second and final OMAM book club. Review rubric and be sure that you are prepared with annotated texts. We will review and discuss informally the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Thurs., 5/20 and Fri., 5/21, work on narrative drafts and log reading/podcast time.
152 Monday, May 17, 2021 Students will meet with partners to prepare for tomorrow's second and final OMAM book club. Teacher will check annotated texts. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Thurs., 5/20 and Fri., 5/21, work on narrative drafts and log reading/podcast time.
151 Friday, May 14, 2021 Students will review rubric guidelines for narrative writing assignment. Then, prepare to share their favorite sample with teacher for feedback. Reading time allotted. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17 and meet again with partner to prepare for the second book club discussion. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Narrative writing assignment
150 Thursday, May 13, 2021 Students will spend 30 minutes writing two original narrative samples from set three. Then, prepare to share their favorite sample with teacher for feedback. Reading time allotted. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17 and meet again with partner to prepare for the second book club discussion. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM.
149 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 We will discuss narrative focus 5 and 6 and read the student model. For Thurs., 5/13, complete final narrative writing choices and share favorite sample with Mrs. O'Janpa for feedback no later than Fri., 5/14. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17 and meet again with partner to prepare for the second book club discussion. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. Narrative arcs and themes It's a Boy!
148 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 We will have our first large class group discussion for Chapters 1-3 of OMAM. Students will adhere to the guidelines and rubric. On Wed., 5/12, we will discuss narrative focus 5 and 6 and read the student model. For Thurs., 5/13, complete final narrative writing choices and share favorite sample with Mrs. O'Janpa for feedback by Fri., 5/14. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17 and meet again with partner to prepare for the second book club discussion. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. OMAM book club
147 Monday, May 10, 2021 Discuss Chapters 1-3 with a partner and prepare questions and text references for tomorrow's book club discussion. Review of OMAM book club guidelines and rubric. On Tues., 5/11 we will have a large class group discussion. Wed., 5/12, everyone needs to contribute to the OMAM message board and discuss narrative focus 5 and 6. For Thurs., 5/13, complete final narrative writing choices and share favorite sample with Mrs. O'Janpa for feedback by Fri., 5/14. Go to vocabulary.com to practice all chapters for OMAM. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17 and meet again with partner to prepare for the second book club discussion. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. We will finalize the message board for the end of OMAM on Wed., 5/19. OMAM book club
146 Friday, May 7, 2021 Discuss how timed narrative writing choices are coming along and preparation for book club next week.. Then, continue to practice and review for italics and quotation marks on Quizziz. Read Chapters 1-3 in OMAM for next Mon., 5/10. Book club partners will prepare on Mon., 5/10 for the class discussion on Tues., 5/11. Wed., 5/12, OMAM message board. Discuss narrative focus 5 and 6. Go to vocabulary.com to practice Chapters 3-4 of OMAM. Complete reading OMAM, Chapters 4-6 by Mon., 5/17. Second OMAM book club discussion will be Tues., 5/18. Your Writing Choices
145 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Students should write for 30 minutes, spending 15 each on selections from "Your Writing Choices." Then, if time permits, read and annotate OMAM, Chapters 1-3 in preparation for book club. Continue to review italics and quotation marks. Go to vocabulary.com to practice Chapters 1-2 of OMAM. Read Chapters 1-3 in OMAM for next Mon., 5/10. Book Club partners will prepare on Mon., 5/10 for the class discussion on Tues., 5/11. Your Writing Choices
144 Wednesday, May 5, 2021 We will review the guidelines for the upcoming OMAM book club discussions. Then, discuss dialogue and action, narrative writing focus 3 and 4. On Thurs. 5/6, students will need to write for 15 to 30 minutes of class, focusing on writing set 2. Also, they will read another Student Model focusing on dialogue and action. Continue to review italics and quotation marks. Go to vocabulary.com to practice Chapters 1-2 of OMAM. Read Chapters 1-3 in OMAM for next Mon., 5/10. Book Club class discussion on Tues., 5/11. Dialogue and Action
143 Tuesday, May 4, 2021 We will complete our discussion on the OMAM pre-reading survey. Then, we will review the guidelines for the upcoming OMAM book club discussions. On Wed., 5/5 and Thurs. 5/6, students will also continue focusing on narrative writing exercises 3 and 4. We will also continue to review italics and quotation marks. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. Read Chapters 1-3 in OMAM for next Mon., 5/10. OMAM book club
142 Monday, May 3, 2021 We will begin introduction to Of Mice and Men. Students need to have their Of Mice and Men texts for class this week. We will also continue narrative writing exercises and review italics and quotation marks. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com.
141 Friday, April 30, 2021 Students will have 15 minutes to write their narrative writing choices. Then, review the italics and quotation marks presentation before playing Kahoot. Students need to have their Of Mice and Men texts for class next week. Your Narrative Writing Choices
140 Thursday, April 29, 2021 Students will review various narrative writing exercises. Then, read the student model for an example of focus 1 and 2. Students will continue working on narrative writing exercises on Friday. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 60 minutes. Narrative writing Student Model
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Class will not meet today due to final day of AIR testing. Students will work on various narrative writing exercises tomorrow and Friday. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 60 minutes.
139 Tuesday, April 27, 2021 We will add to our discussion about "other punctuation" with a focus on italics in narrative writing. Then, time will be allotted to log SSR or podcast selections. Class will not meet on Wed., 4/28.Students will work on various narrative writing exercises this week. Check of SSR or podcast log will be this Fri., 4/30. Students need to strive for 60 minutes.
138 Monday, April 26, 2021 We will begin our narrative unit. Students will work on various narrative writing exercises this week. Class will not meet on Wed., 4/28.
Friday, April 23, 2021 Class will not meet today due to AIR testing. Students need to be sure all assignments are up to date. We will begin narrative writing next week.
137 Thursday, April 22, 2021 Academic awards will be distributed at the start of class today. Students may have time to complete and turn in Six Love Talks." Time will be allotted for geometry preparation or SSR time. Class will not meet this Friday, but be sure to complete and turn in exit ticket for "Six Love Talks" by Fri., 4/23. Six Love Talks
136 Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Students will read the "Six Love Talks" and work to plan and complete assignment. Time will also be allotted for geometry practice. Class will not meet this Friday, but be sure to complete and turn in exit ticket for "Six Love Talks" by Fri., 4/23. Six Love Talks
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. Complete gratitude letter for Wed., 4/21. On Thurs., 4/22, read "Six Love Talks" and turn in exit ticket by Fri., 4/23. Gratitude letter
135 Monday, April 19, 2021 Students will see a short video about gratitude and brainstorm their own ideas for gratitude letters. Class will not meet on Tues., 4/20. Complete gratitude letter by Wed., 4/21. Class will not meet on Fri., 4/23. Gratitude letter
Friday, April 16, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. After testing on Mon., 4/19, we will work on gratitude letters. Personal crest
134 Thursday, April 15, 2021 Students will meet today and begin working on Personal crests. Part II of the ELA 2 AIR tests is Fri., 4/16. Students' personal crests will be due Fri., 4/16. Personal crest
133 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 Students will complete our review for the ELA 2 AIR test. We will discuss selecting multiple choice responses and using notes for planning responses. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. We will work on students' personal crest after testing this week. Essay for transitions
132 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Students will review and participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Then, we will follow up on transitions and multiple choice tips. On Wed., 4/14, we will complete our review for the ELA 2 AIR tests. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. Updated ELA AIR TIPS
131 Monday, April 12, 2021 Students will review and participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Then, we will review using transitions. On Tues., 4/13 we will continue reviewing transitions and discuss selecting the best response for multiple choice questions. ELA 2 AIR tests are this Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16. Transitions station
130 Friday, April 9, 2021 Students will complete their introduction and body paragraph for their Rockwell prompt. Then, we will participate in "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down." Next week we will brush up on transitions and multiple choice questions as we continue preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
129 Thursday, April 8, 2021 In Google Classroom, students will continue to work on their graphic organizer, planning, introduction, and one body paragraph for their Rockwell prompt. On Fri., 4/9, students will turn in their Rockwell document by the end of class, and we will also review the "Thesis Evaluation" and "Thesis Throw-down" documents. We continue preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
128 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 In Google Classroom, students will select one of the four Rockwell choices and work daily on the required parts of the graphic organizer. Today, work to complete thesis statement and introduction. On Thurs., 4/8, students will work to complete body paragraph one in the Rockwell document. On Fri., 4/9, students will work to complete body paragraph two. Turn in the Rockwell document by the end of class on Fri., 4/9. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. Norman Rockwell's "Four Freedoms"
127 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Students will have a "Thesis Statement Throw-down" competition. Then, we will view a video about Norman Rockwell's artwork; students will be writing about a selected work of his in a graphic organizer this week. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16.
126 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Students will complete discussion about "What's Going on in this Picture?" Then, we will have a "Thesis Statement Throw-down" competition. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. What's Going on in this Picture
125 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Students will complete discussion of themes in songs.Then, we will proceed with "What's Going on in this Picture?" We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. What's Going on in this Picture
124 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Students will complete discussion and ranking of thesis statements and review planning body paragraphs. Then, we will begin analysis of themes in songs. No AoW for the next two weeks. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. Themes in songs
123 Monday, March 29, 2021 Students will discuss how to identify argumentative and expository essays. Then, students will breakdown components of thesis statements and practice planning body paragraphs. No AoW for the next two weeks. We will be preparing for the ELA 2 AIR tests which are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. ELA AIR TIPS
122 Friday, March 19, 2021 Some students may still need time to complete ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. For others, we will review some important information concerning the ELA 2 AIR tests. Look over the ELA 2 AIR test information and other preparatory information in Google Classroom. ELA 2 AIR tests are Thurs., April 15 and Fri., April 16. ELA AIR TIPS
121 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Students will need their SSID numbers for today's ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. Fri., AIR information reviewed during class.
120 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Students will need their SSID numbers for today and tomorrow's ELA 2 Benchmark assessment. Thurs., 3/18, students will need their SSID numbers since we will complete an in-class essay for ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed during class.
119 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 We will review and practice argumentative writing techniques. Students will need their SSID numbers for Wed. and Thurs., since we will complete an in-class essay for ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed.
118 Monday, March 15, 2021 Mr. Connell will discuss AP and CCP. Then, we will allow time for guided imagery and make-up or extra credit deadlines. Tues., 3/16, we will review argumentative writing and review samples. Wed. and Thurs., we will complete an in-class essay for ELA 2 Benchmark. Fri., AIR information reviewed.
117 Thursday, March 11, 2021 Students will review recent assessments and time will be journaling time will be allotted for completion credit. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15.
116 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Students will be assessed on The Tempest. If time permits, use for SSR or completing make-up work. Thurs., 3/11, participate in bell-ringer activities. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15.
115 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 In preparation for tomorrow's assessment, students will review and discuss The Tempest. Wed., 3/10, students will be assessed on The Tempest. Thurs., 3/11, participate in bell-ringer activities. Review for The Tempest
114 Monday, March 8, 2021 Students will read Act 5 of The Tempest. Tues., 3/9, we will review The Tempest. Wed., 3/10, students will be assessed on The Tempest. Thurs., 3/11, participate in bell-ringer activities.
113 Friday, March 5, 2021 Students will review how to cite properly. Then, time will be allotted to complete their argumentative essays. We will complete reading The Tempest next week. Source citation
112 Thursday, March 4, 2021 Students will take a checkpoint assessment for reading informational text. Then, time will be allotted to work on argumentative essays. On Fri., 3/5, we will review how to edit and prepare in-text citations before attaching your argumentative essays to rubrics in Google Classroom. Argumentative AIR Rubric
111 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 We will begin Act 4 of The Tempest. Afterwards, students will continue drafting argumentative essays. Thurs., 3/3, we will have an informational checkpoint assessment and continue drafting essays. On Fri., 3/5 attach argumentative essays to rubrics in Google Classroom. Argumentative AIR Rubric
110 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 We will complete reading Act 3 of The Tempest. Afterwards, students will have time to plan argumentative essays. Wed., 3/3, we will continue reading Act 4 of The Tempest. Thurs., 3/3, we will have a checkpoint assessment and continue drafting essays. Due Fri., 3/5 argumentative essays.
109 Monday, March 1, 2021 We will complete reading Act 3 of The Tempest. Students need to turn in argumentative essay topics for approval. No AoW this week! Tues., 3/ 2, we will devote class time to writing plan and drafting for argumentative essays. Wed., 3/3, we will continue reading Act 4 of The Tempest. Thurs., 3/3, we will have a checkpoint assessment and continue drafting essays. Due Fri., 3/5 argumentative essays.
108 Friday, February 26, 2021 We will continue reading Act 3 of The Tempest. Students need to turn in argumentative essay topics for approval. No AoW next week! We will continue reading Act 3 of The Tempest. We will also work on the argumentative essays which will be due Thurs.,3/4.
107 Thursday, February 25, 2021 We will complete our discussion about argumentative writing in class. Students will get approval for topic ideas. We will begin Act 3 of The Tempest. We will continue Act 3 of The Tempest. AoW due along with topic ideas for argumentative essays due Fri., 2/26. AoW Athletes
106 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 We will discuss argumentative writing in class. Students will get approval for topic ideas. We will begin argumentative writing, and continue Act 3 of The Tempest. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Athletes
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Due to ACT testing, students will not meet today. For Wed., 2/24, students may share their highlighted revisions. We will begin argumentative writing, and continue Act 3 of The Tempest. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Athletes
105 Monday, February 22, 2021 Students will take a formative assessment on Acts 1 and 2 of The Tempest. Receive new AoW. Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class on Tues., 2/23. We will continue journaling exercises, begin argumentative writing, and continue Act 3 of The Tempest. AoW due Fri., 2/26. AoW Athletes
104 Friday, February 19, 2021 Students will continue thematic writing exercises and review Acts 1 and 2 of The Tempest. We will have a formative assessment on Acts 1 and 2 of The Tempest on Mon., 2/22. Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class next Tues., 2/23.
103 Thursday, February 18, 2021 Students will discuss revisions and begin thematic writing exercises. No AoW this week! On Thurs., 2/18, we will continue working on thematic writing exercises and revising in-class essays. On Fri., 2/19, we will review Acts 1 and 2 of The Tempest, and we will have a formative assessment on Mon., 2/22.
102 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Students will begin Act 2, scene 2. No AoW this week! We will continue reading and discussing The Tempest while participating in daily activities. On Thurs., 2/18, we will work on thematic writing exercises and revising in-class essays. On Fri., 2/19, students will have a formative assessment for The Tempest.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Snow Day No AoW this week! We will continue reading and discussing The Tempest while participating in daily activities. On Thurs., 2/18, we will work on thematic writing exercises and revising in-class essays. On Fri., 2/19, students will have a formative assessment for The Tempest.
101 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Students will discuss Act 1 of The Tempest. Read Act 2, scene 1 and discuss Gonzalo’s ideal government. No AoW next week! Tues., 2/ 16, finish Act 2, scene 2 and partake in writing activity. We work on revising in-class essays and we will continue reading and discussing The Tempest while participating in daily activities.
100 Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Students will continue reading Act 1, scene 2 of The Tempest. We will continue reading and discussing The Tempest while participating in daily activities for Acts 1-2.
99 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Students will begin reading Act 1, scene 1 of The Tempest. We will continue reading and discussing The Tempest while participating in daily activities for Acts 1-2.
98 Monday, February 8, 2021 Students will begin reading The Tempest. We will begin reading The Tempest and participate in daily activities for Acts 1-2.
97 Friday, February 5, 2021 Students will complete and submit in-class essay into Edulastic. Next week, we will begin reading The Tempest and participate in daily activities for Acts 1-2.
96 Thursday, February 4, 2021 Students will complete pre-reading discussion on The Tempest. Then, 20 minutes will be allotted to plan for tomorrow's in-class writing. We will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Fri., 2/5. Intro to Tempest passage
95 Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Students will preview and discuss The Tempest. No AoW this week. Thurs., 2/3 we will introduce The Tempest. Also, on Thurs., we will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Fri., 2/5.
94 Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Students will take e brackets, dashes, and parentheses assessment and we will preview The Tempest. No AoW this week. On Wed., 2/3, and Thurs., 2/3 we will introduce The Tempest. Also, on Thurs., we will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Fri., 2/5.
93 Monday, February 1, 2021 Students will continue brackets, dashes, and parentheses practice. No AoW this week. On Tues., 2/2, we will have the actual grammar assessment and preview The Tempest. On Wed., 2/3, and Thurs., 2/3 we will introduce The Tempest. Also, on Thurs., we will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Fri., 2/5.
92 Friday, January 29, 2021 Students will take Literary Checkpoint 2. Be sure to have SSID. RoW and SSR extra credit are due today. No AoW next week. On Mon., 2/1, we will continue brackets, dashes, and parentheses practice. Tues., 2/2, we will have the actual grammar assessment and preview The Tempest. On Wed., 2/3, and Thurs., 2/3 we will introduce The Tempest. Also, on Thurs., we will have 20 minutes of class time to prepare and plan writing for new in-class essay assignment which students will complete in class on Fri., 2/5.
91 Thursday, January 28, 2021 Students will review introductory exercises for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Time allotted for RoW completion and SSR. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due Fri., 1/29. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 King RoW Writing Part 2 King RoW
90 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Students will take vocabulary assessment for The Tempest. Then, begin introductory exercises for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Practice grammar this week for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due Fri., 1/29. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 King RoW Writing Part 2 King RoW
89 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Students will begin introduction to dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Vocabulary jam for The Tempest. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. On Wed., 1/27, take vocab. assessment. Practice grammar this week for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due Fri., 1/29. SSR check on Fri., 1/29 for those who are participating. Reading Part 1 King RoW Writing Part 2 King RoW
88 Monday, January 25, 2021 Review thesis statements, claims, and evidence. Students will begin introduction to dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. On Wed., 1/27, take vocab. assessment. Practice grammar this week for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Need SSID to take Literary Checkpoint 2 on Fri., 1/29. Your RoW is due Fri., 1/29. Reading Part 1 King RoW Writing Part 2 King RoW
87 Friday, January 22, 2021 Students will have class time for vocabulary.com practice, new SSR, and starting next week's RoW. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Reading Part 1 King RoW Writing Part 2 King RoW
86 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Students will have class time today and tomorrow to draft in-class essays. In-class essay writing pertaining to Theme will be completed and submitted on Fri., 1/22. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest.
85 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Students will take an assessment on "There Will Come Soft Rains." No new AoW. In-class essay writing pertaining to Theme for Thurs., 1/21 and Fri., 1/22. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest.
84 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Students will review "There Will Come Soft Rains." Then, answer and discuss follow-up questions. No new AoW. Assessment on TWCSR on Wed., 1/20. In-class essay workshop on Theme for Thurs., 1/21 and Fri., 1/22. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Soft Rains questions Soft Rains
83 Friday, January 15, 2021 Students will read "There Will Be Soft Rains" and answer and discuss follow-up questions. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Soft Rains questions Soft Rains
82 Thursday, January 14, 2021 Students will take part in prewriting activity and discussion prior to reading "There Will Be Soft Rains." No new AoW this week. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Fri., 1/15 complete reading and questions for Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains." Soft Rains
81 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Students will discuss themes. Discuss midterms and analyze the breakdown of reading and writing evaluation. Preview short story. No new AoW this week. Read and review the Theme Idea Bank in Google Classroom. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 review themes, and read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains," and answer discussion questions. Teasdale Poem
80 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Students will take the actual assessment on semi-colons and colons. Practice new vocabulary terms. No new AoW this week. Read and review the Theme Idea Bank in Google Classroom. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 we will discuss theme and read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains." Theme idea bank
79 Monday, January 11, 2021 Students will review practice assessment on semi-colons and colons. Discuss new vocabulary terms. No new AoW this week. The actual grammar assessment will be Tues., 1/12. Practice new vocabulary list at Vocabulary.com for The Tempest. Wed., 1/13 - Fri., 1/15 we will discuss theme and read Bradbury's "There Will Be Soft Rains."
78 Friday, January 8, 2021 Students will take practice assessment on semi-colons and colons. On Mon., 1/11, we will review the practice quiz for semi-colons and colons. The actual grammar assessment will be Tues., 1/12. Semicolons and Colons
77 Thursday, January 7, 2021 Students will complete review for semi-colons and colons. Time will be allotted to work on completing AoW. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW resolutions AoW resolutions analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
76 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Students will continue working with partners on exercises for semi-colons and colons. Continue practice work for semi-colons and colons. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW resolutions AoW resolutions analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
75 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Students will continue working with partners on exercises for semi-colons and colons. Continue practice work for semi-colons and colons. Practice quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW resolutions AoW resolutions analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
74 Monday, January 4, 2021 Students will receive new AoW assignment. Introduce new grammar work for semi-colons and colons. Complete practice work for semi-colons and colons Tues., 1/5 through Thurs., 1/7. Quiz for semi-colons and colons and AoW due Fri., 1/8. AoW resolutions AoW resolutions analysis-reflection Semicolons and Colons
Thursday, December 17, 2020 Students will not meet for this class until after Winter Break. Enjoy your Winter Break!
73 Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Students will take their midterm today from 7:25 - 9:15 AM. Have your midterm ID number ready and view directions which will be posted in Google Classroom right before testing time. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Students do not meet for class today. Check your midterm assignment. Have your midterm ID number ready and view directions which will be posted in Google Classroom right before testing time. First period midterm is scheduled for 7:25-9:15 AM on Wed., 12/16. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
72 Monday, December 14, 2020 Students may wish to share their podcasts with the class. Then, we will discuss how to prepare for the midterm. First period midterm is scheduled for 7:25-9:15 on Wed., 12/16. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay.
71 Friday, December 11, 2020 Students put finishing touches on podcast scripts, rehearse recordings, and edit for time following the rubric. Final podcast and storyboard with script due today, Fri., 12/11. Check the midterm schedule for next week. Midterm will include literary and informational text passages along with writing a multi-paragraph essay. Odyssey podcast rubric
70 Thursday, December 10, 2020 Students put finishing touches on podcast scripts, rehearse recordings, and edit for time following the rubric. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24. Final podcast and storyboard with script due Fri., 12/11. Check the midterm schedule for next week. Odyssey podcast rubric
69 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Students work on storyboarding and script final adjustments. for upcoming podcasts. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24. Rehearse and attempt recording podcasts on Thursday. Final podcasts due Fri., 12/11. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
68 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Students will continue work on storyboarding for upcoming podcasts. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24. All week, students will complete another step for their podcasts. Final podcasts due Fri., 12/11. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
67 Monday, December 7, 2020 After topic approval from Mrs. O'Janpa, students will work on storyboarding. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24. All week, students will complete another step for their podcasts. Final podcasts due Fri., 12/11. Check the midterm schedule for next week.
66 Friday, December 4, 2020 Students will brainstorm podcast topics for The Odyssey, Books 17-24. We we review samples, storyboarding, and the rubric. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24. Next week, students will complete another step for their podcasts. Final podcasts due Fri., 12/11.
65 Thursday, December 3, 2020 Discuss and plan for upcoming podcasts. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24 this week. Daily podcast workshops through Fri., 12/4. Podcasting
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Calamity Day #3. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24 this week. Daily podcast workshops through Fri., 12/4. Podcasting
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Calamity Day #2. Hazardous snow conditions. Stay indoors as much as possible. Complete reading The Odyssey, Books 17-24 this week. Daily podcast workshops Wed., 12/2 through Fri., 12/4. Podcasting
Monday, November 30, 2020 Calamity Day #1 Zoom meeting on Tuesday. Complete reading The Odyssey by Wed., 12/2.
64 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Students will complete and submit in-class essay. If time permits, read The Odyssey or SSR. Complete reading The Odyssey by Wed., 12/2.
63 Monday, November 23, 2020 Students will continue drafting for in-class essay assignment. Students will complete in-class essay assessment and submit final draft for in Edulastic during class on Tues., 11/24. King-Wiesel essays
62 Friday, November 20, 2020 Students will begin reading, annotating, and prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Students will continue reading, annotating, and prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Final draft for in-class essays will be Tues., 11/24. King-Wiesel essays
61 Thursday, November 19, 2020 Students will take actual Comma Rules #3 assessment. Then, begin reading, annotating, and prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Students need to begin reading, annotating, and prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Final draft for in-class essays will be Tues., 11/24. King-Wiesel essays
60 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 All students will participate Socratic Seminars on Books 13-16 of The Odyssey. Some will be posing questions and discussion while others will be observing and critiquing peers. On Thurs., 11/19, take actual Comma Rules #3 assessment and begin reading, annotating, and prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Final draft for in-class essays will be Tues., 11/24. King-Wiesel essays
59 Tuesday, November 17, 2020 All students will participate Socratic Seminars on Books 9-12 of The Odyssey. Some will be posing questions and discussion while others will be observing and critiquing peers. On Wed., 11/18, students will participate in seminar for Books 13-16. Thurs., 11/19, take actual Comma Rules #3 assessment and begin prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Odyssey seminar 9-16
58 Monday, November 16, 2020 Students will discuss practice work for Comma Rules #3. Afterwards, students will sign-up for dates and review guidelines for upcoming Socratic Seminars on Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/17, all students will participate in seminar for Books 9-12. On Wed., 11/18, all students will participate in seminar for Books 13-16. Thurs., 11/19, take actual Comma Rules #3 assessment and begin prewriting for in-class essay assignment. Odyssey seminar 9-16
57 Friday, November 13, 2020 Students will discuss practice work for Comma Rules #3. Afterwards, students will sign-up for dates and review guidelines for upcoming Socratic Seminars on Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 and prepare questions, etc. on Mon., 11/16. Tues., 11/17, students will participate in seminar for Books 9-12. On Wed., 11/18, students will participate in seminar for Books 13-16. Thurs., 11/19, take actual Comma Rules #3 assessment and begin prewriting for in-class essay assignment.
56 Thursday, November 12, 2020 Students will continue grammar practice for Comma Rules #3. Afterwards, students may use time to prepare questions and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. Fri., 11/13, take actual grammar assessment for Comma Rules #3 and review Socratic Seminar Do's and Don'ts. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due on Mon., 11/16. Seminar do's & don'ts
55 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Students will take vocabulary assessment on literary devices. Then, work on new grammar work for introduces and interrupters and practice quiz. Students may also use time to read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. Thurs., 11/12, continue grammar practice for Comma Rules #3. Fri., 11/13, take actual grammar assessment for Comma Rules #3 and review Socratic Seminar Do's and Don'ts. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due on Mon., 11/16. Seminar do's & don'ts
54 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Students will review new grammar work for Comma Rules #3. Use time to practice introduces and interrupters as well as Literary devices vocabulary list. Literary devices vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 11/11. Thurs., 11/12, continue grammar practice for Comma Rules #3. Fri., 11/13, take actual grammar assessment for Comma Rules #3 and review Socratic Seminar Do's and Don'ts. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due on Mon., 11/16.
53 Monday, November 9, 2020 Students will begin new grammar work for Comma Rules #3. Use time to practice vocabulary, SSR or The Odyssey. The next vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 11/11. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due on Mon., 11/16.
52 Friday, November 6, 2020 Students will discuss AoW and practice new vocabulary terms. On Mon., 11/9 students will begin new grammar work for Comma Rules #3. The next vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 11/11. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due, Mon., 11/16.
51 Thursday, November 5, 2020 Students will work on claims, evidence, and elaborations. On Fri., 11/6 complete working on claims, evidence and elaborations. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due, Mon., 11/16. Meditation AoW
50 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Students will have 15 minutes to finalize assessment on The Odyssey, Books 1-8. Upon completion, students may work on this week's AoW, SSR, make up assignments, or continue reading The Odyssey. On Thurs., 11/5, we will work on claims, evidence, and elaborations. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due, Mon., 11/16. Meditation AoW
49 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Students will be assessed on The Odyssey, Books 1-8. This Wed. and Thurs., we will work on claims, evidence, and elaborations. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Continue reading and annotating The Odyssey, Books 9-16 due, Mon., 11/16. Meditation AoW
48 Monday, November 2, 2020 Students will discuss The Odyssey, Books 1-8. Turn in picture notes and comma rules #2 take home quiz. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Meditation AoW
47 Friday, October 30, 2020 Students will discuss the comma rules #2 practice assessment. Review three types of paragraphs for AoW. Due Mon., 11/2, comma rules #2 take-home assessment, The Odyssey, Books 1-8 and picture notes. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Meditation AoW
46 Thursday, October 29, 2020 Students will take Odyssey List #2 vocabulary assessment. If time permits continue reading The Odyssey or begin new AoW. On Fri., 10/30, students will work with partners on discuss the comma rules #2 practice assessment. Due Mon., 11/2, The Odyssey, Books 1-8 and picture notes. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3. Meditation AoW due Fri., 11/6. Meditation AoW
45 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Students will take Cold Reading #2 assessment. If time permits continue reading The Odyssey and practicing new vocabulary. On Thurs., 10/29, students will take Odyssey List #2 vocabulary quiz. On Fri., 10/30, students will work with partners on actual comma rules #2 assessment. Due Mon., 11/2, The Odyssey, Books 1-8 and picture notes. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3.
44 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Students will review practice assessment for new comma rules #2. Time will be allotted to read, annotate, write signposts, and complete picture notes for The Odyssey, Books 1-8. Wed., 10/28, students will take cold reading #2 assessment. Odyssey List #2 vocabulary quiz will be Thurs., 10/29. On Fri., 10/30, students will work with partners on actual comma rules #2 assessment. Due Mon., 11/2, The Odyssey, Books 1-8 and picture notes. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3. 2nd Quarter Reading Log
43 Monday, October 26, 2020 Students will be assigned grammar partners to take practice assessment for new comma rules #2. Keep up with assigned Odyssey reading and vocabulary list #2. On Tues., 10/27, students will take a cold reading assessment. Wed., 10/28, students will take actual grammar assessment. Odyssey List #2 quiz will be Thurs., 10/29. Read and annotate Books 1-8 and complete picture notes for Mon., 11/2. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3.
42 Friday, October 23, 2020 Students will discuss AoW, Book 1 picture notes, new comma rules #2. Practice Odyssey Vocabulary #2 List at Vocabulary.com; Odyssey List #2 quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. Read and annotate Books 1-8 and complete picture notes for Mon., 11/2. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3.
41 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Students will take Odyssey Vocabulary #1 quiz. Then, discuss Book 1 and new comma rules #2 work and partners. AoW due Fri., 10/23. See new Odyssey Vocabulary #2 List at Vocabulary.com; Odyssey List #2 quiz will be Thurs., Oct. 29. Read and annotate Books 1-8 and complete picture notes for Mon., 11/2. Odyssey warm-reading assessment on Tues., 11/3. Odyssey picture notes AoW 7 Habits
40 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 We will discuss Book 1 signpost sheet for The Odyssey. Take grammar pre-assessment for Comma Rules #2. Thurs., 10/22, Odyssey Vocabulary #1 quiz retake. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Read and annotate Books 1-8 and complete picture notes for Mon., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes AoW 7 Habits
39 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 We will discuss Book 1 of The Odyssey (pp. 3-14). Students will complete signposts and Odyssey picture notes on their own. Wed., 10/21, take grammar pre-assessment for Comma Rules #2. Thurs., 10/22, Odyssey Vocabulary #1 quiz retake. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Books 1-8 due with picture notes due Mon., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes AoW 7 Habits
38 Monday, October 19, 2020 We will complete our introduction and begin reading The Odyssey. Students will complete signposts on their own. Bring Odyssey texts daily to class. Discuss Book 1 and begin Book 2. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Books 1-8 due with picture notes due Mon., 11/2. Book One signposts AoW 7 Habits
37 Friday, October 16, 2020 We will continue our introduction to The Odyssey. Mon., 10/19, bring The Odyssey to class. Book 1 discussion and begin Book 2. AoW due Fri., 10/23. Books 1-8 due with picture notes due Mon., 11/2. Odyssey name pronunciations AoW 7 Habits
36 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Students will take Odyssey vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/16, Introduce The Odyssey.
35 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Students will not meet for class today due to PSAT. On Thurs., 10/15, students will take Odyssey vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/16, we will introduce The Odyssey.
34 Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Students will take cold reading assessment. SSR time will be allotted. Wed., 10/14, no classes meet due to PSAT. On Thurs., 10/15, take Odyssey vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/16, introduce The Odyssey.
33 Monday, October 12, 2020 Students will discuss new Odyssey vocabulary terms. Wrap up comma rules #1 work. Take cold reading assessment on Tues., 10/12. On Thurs., 10/15, take Odyssey vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/16, introduce The Odyssey.
32 Thursday, October 8, 2020 Students will complete in-class assessment on Oedipus which will cover tone, structure, themes, and figurative language. Time will be allotted to complete expository essay or for SSR. Discuss new Odyssey vocabulary terms on Mon., 10/12. Take cold reading assessment on Tues., 10/12. On Thurs., 10/15, take Odyssey vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/16, introduce The Odyssey.
31 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Students will take in-class assessment on Oedipus which will cover tone, structure, themes, and figurative language. Final draft for expository essay due Thurs., 10/8. Time will be allotted for SSR.
30 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Students will review and annotate Oedipus passages for tone, structure, themes, and figurative language. Oedipus assessment on Wed., 10/7. Final draft for expository essay due Thurs., 10/8. Oedipus Assessment Passages
29 Monday, October 5, 2020 Students will complete reading Oedipus. Discuss characters, figurative language, themes, and symbolism. Picture Day is Tues., 10/6 during English class. Oedipus assessment on Wed., 10/7. Final draft for expository essay due Thurs., 10/8. Oedipus Assessment Passages
28 Friday, October 2, 2020 Students will complete reading to p. 242 of Oedipus. Time allotted for SSR or completion of expository rough draft. Complete reading Oedipus on Mon., 10/5. Discuss characters, figurative language, themes, and symbolism. Picture Day is Tues., 10/6. Oedipus assessment on Wed., 10/7.
27 Thursday, October 1, 2020 Students need continue working on expository essays: 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 teacher approval for upcoming expository essays. Fri., 10/2, read to p. 242 of Oedipus. Rough draft for expository essays and SSR reading time allotted on Fri. 10/2. Complete reading Oedipus on Mon., 10/5 discuss characters, figurative language, themes, and symbolism.
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