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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Snow Day! On Wed., 1/19, students will take assessment on Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and discuss characters and new vocabulary words: "emboss" and "emit." Take cold reading assessment and complete reading Ch. 3 for Thurs., 1/20. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary #1 assessment and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
79 Friday, January 14, 2022 Students will have time to discus Maslow's Hierarchy questions and complete Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and finish character descriptions. On Tues., 1/18, LOTF, Chapter 2 assessment. Review new vocabulary terms: "emboss" and "emit." On Wed., 1/19, cold reading assessment. Complete reading Ch. 3 for Thurs., 1/20. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary assessment #1 and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
78 Thursday, January 13, 2022 We will review the first three vocabulary terms and how to successfully annotate and write three paragraphs for this week's RoW. Students will be allotted class time to continue reading all of Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and finish character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. On Fri., 1/14, we will discuss Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, character descriptions and Chapter 2 of LOTF. We will also, preview the reading schedule for LOTF. RoW Atalanta
77 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Students will complete reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies. Work to till out character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. On Thurs., 1/13, students will complete a bell ringer assessment, complete Chapter 2 of LOTF, RoW, character descriptions as well as the vocabulary slides. On Fri., 1/14, we will discuss character descriptions and Chapter 2 of LOTF, review new vocabulary terms, and turn in RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
76 Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and begin reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies. Work to till out character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. Complete reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies for Wed., 1/12. Fill out the character descriptions in Google Classroom as well as the vocabulary slides. For, Fri., 1/14, complete Chapter 2 of LOTF, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
75 Monday, January 10, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and complete analytical questions and short paragraph for, "The Interlopers." Then, we will introduce Lord of the Flies. Students need to bring Lord of the Flies daily. Read Chapter 1 in class Tues. and Wed. For, Fri., 1/14, finish Chapter 2, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
74 Friday, January 7, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and then, analytical questions and short paragraph for, "The Interlopers." On Mon., 1/10, introduction to Lord of the Flies, students need to bring their books. Read Chapter 1 in class Tues. and Wed. For, Fri., 1/14, finish Chapter 2, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
73 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Students will begin reading and annotating the short story, "The Interlopers." On Fri., 1/7, complete analytical questions for "The Interloper" and discuss responses.
72 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Students will complete reading the "Baker's Blue-jay Yarns." Then, review analytical story questions and discuss. On Thurs., 1/6, take bell ringer assessment and review. Also, on Thurs., 1/6, begin reading "The Interlopers." On Fri., 1/7, review analytical story questions and discuss.
71 Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review. We will begin reading "The Interlopers." Wed., 1/5 Complete "The Interlopers." Review analytical story questions and discuss. Thurs., 1/6, take bell ringer assessment and review. Also, on Thurs., 1/6, begin reading "Baker's Blue-jay Yarns." On Fri., 1/7, review analytical story questions and discuss.
Friday, December 17, 2021 Class does not meet. Enjoy the holiday season!
Thursday, December 16, 2021 Class does not meet. Enjoy the holiday season!
70 Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Bring school-issued chromebook for your midterm scheduled for 7:25 AM - 8:55 AM today consisting of cold reading passages, multiple-choice questions, and a multi-paragraph essay. Students are encouraged to use scrap paper and turn it in at the of the period. Enjoy the holiday season!
69 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 We will practice and discuss techniques for performing well on the midterm which consists of cold reading passages, multiple-choice questions, and a multi-paragraph essay. The First Period midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15 from 7:25 AM - 8:55 AM.
68 Monday, December 13, 2021 Students will continue practicing writing techniques to improve in-class planning and time management for upcoming midterm. Our class midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15. First period is at 7:25 AM - 8:55 AM. Your exam will involve cold reading passages, multiple choice, and a multi-paragraph essay.
67 Friday, December 10, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #4 quiz. Then, we will practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests. Make up any missing work by Mon., 12/13. Check the midterm schedule for next week's tests. Your exam will involve cold reading passages, multiple-choice, and written responses.
66 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Students will discuss "The Most Dangerous Game," answer questions, and take quiz. Practice for Vocabulary #4 quiz. On Fri., 12/10, students will take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW "Uncomfortable Bed." We will also practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests.
65 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Students will complete cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, study new vocabulary. Read "The Dangerous Game" and answer questions. For Thurs., 12/09, complete reading "The Dangerous Game" and questions; also, take quiz on "The Dangerous Game." On Fri., 12/10, take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW "Uncomfortable Bed." Dangerous Game Questions Dangerous Game Audio
64 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Students will complete a bell ringer practice in Edulastic. Then, we will review and prepare for tomorrow's cold reading assessment. Begin new vocabulary practice. Preview "The Dangerous Game." Moved to Wed., 12/8, students will take cold reading assessment. Read "The Dangerous Game" and answer the questions. Quiz on "The Dangerous Game" on Thurs., 12/9. Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10. RoW "Uncomfortable Bed" due Fri., 12/10. Dangerous Game Questions Dangerous Game Audio
63 Monday, December 6, 2021 Students will complete and submit in-class essays in Edulastic. Bell ringer assessment practice. Begin new vocabulary practice. Cold reading assessment on Tues.,12/7. Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10. RoW "Uncomfortable Bed" due Fri., 12/10. RoW Uncomfortable Bed
62 Friday, December 3, 2021 Students take Vocabulary #3 assessment. Then, everyone will complete and submit in-class essays in Edulastic. RoW "Duties" due today, also. Cold reading assessment next Tuesday. New RoW will be forthcoming and Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10.
61 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Students will work to complete graphic organizers for in-class essay. On Fri., 12/3, RoW "Duties" is due and students will take Vocabulary #3 test. Also, on Friday, Fahrenheit 451 essays need to be submitted in Edulastic. RoW Duties
60 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Students will review upcoming vocabulary. Then, we will discuss the upcoming in-class essays. On Thurs., 12/2, using the argumentative graphic organizer, students will plan and prewrite for the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. On Fri., 12/3, RoW "Duties" is due and students will take Vocabulary #3 test. Also, on Friday, Fahrenheit 451 essays need to be submitted in Edulastic. RoW Duties
59 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Students will take Part 3 assessment for Fahrenheit 451. Review upcoming vocabulary. Then, we will discuss the upcoming in-class. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and allow planning and prewriting for the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary #3 test will be Fri., 12/3. RoW Duties
58 Monday, November 29, 2021 We will review characterization and discuss slide show. Discuss Part 3 highlights and vocabulary for Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel (pages 107-158). Part 3 test will be Tues., 11/30. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and discuss the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary #3 test will be Fri., 12/3. RoW Duties
57 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 We will review characterization and discuss slide show. Then, students will continue working with assigned partners on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel (pages 107-158) and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29. Part 3 test will be Tues., 11/30. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and discuss the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary # 3 test will be Fri., 12/3.
56 Monday, November 22, 2021 Students will take bell-ringer and vocabulary assessment for Fahrenheit 451. Review characterization and discuss slide show. Tues., 11/23, bring Fahrenheit 451 books to class. and work with assigned partners to continue working on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29.
Friday, November 19, 2021 No classes today, but work on upcoming assignments. Complete missing or make up work. Now postponed until Mon., 11/22, students will take Vocabulary #2 for Fahrenheit 451. Bring Fahrenheit 451 books to class. Continue working on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29.
55 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer practice assessment and review afterwards. Then, in small groups, we will discuss Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
54 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Students will take a reading assessment for Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451. After assessment, students may continue reading on to Part 3 or catch up with other assignments. On Thurs., 11/18, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
53 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review it. Then, time will be alloted to prepare for tomorrow's reading assessment. Test now moved to Wed., 11/17, complete reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67 - 106) and study guide. On Thurs., 11/18, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
52 Monday, November 15, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review it. Then, we will have a timed paragraph writing pertaining to current trends vs. Fahrenheit 451 passages. Complete reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67 - 106) and study guide for Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment will also be on Tues., 11/16. On Wed., 11/17, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
51 Friday, November 12, 2021 Students prepare for new vocabulary terms for Fahrenheit 451, Part 2, pages 67 - 106. Then, we will read about current social trends vs. those in the novel. Begin writing paragraph. Mon., 11/15, take bell ringer assessment and complete writing paragraph about current social trends vs. those in the novel Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 ([ages 67 - 106) and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Wed., 11/17, take bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
50 Thursday, November 11, 2021 Students will complete in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. If time permits, student will have time to complete RoW or read Part 2 of the novel and work on study guide. Due Fri., 11/12, RoW "Made of Meat." Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
49 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Students will take another practice cold reading bell ringer. Then, we will work to write an in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. On Thurs., 11/11, students will complete in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
48 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Students will take Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 reading assessment and turn in Part I reading guide. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. Also, on Wed, 11/10 through Thurs., 11/11, students will work to write on in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
47 Monday, November 8, 2021 Students will take a cold reading bell ringer assessment. Time allotted to complete reading Part 1 for Fahrenheit 451. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. Wed., 11/10, another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. RoW Made of Meat
46 Friday, November 5, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary assessment #1 for Fahrenheit 451. Upon, completion, students may complete and submit their RoW "Pandora." Time will also be allotted for silent reading their novels. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Made of Meat
45 Thursday, November 4, 2021 Students will complete a 9-point cold reading assessment. Upon, completion, students may study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz or work on their RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
44 Wednesday, November 3, 2021 In class, we will complete reading along with Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451. The teacher will prompt students to work on the Part 1 study guide. Cold reading assessment in Edulastic on Thurs., 11/4. On Fri., 11/5, students will take Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and turn in RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
43 Tuesday, November 2, 2021 In class, students will continue reading along with Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451. The teacher will prompt students to work on the Part 1 study guide. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class daily. Now changed to Thurs., 11/4, students will take a 9 point cold reading assessment for full credit. On Fri., 11/5, students will take Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and turn in RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
42 Monday, November 1, 2021 Students will have time to complete "The Landlady" cold reading assessment. Then, we will begin reading Fahrenheit 451. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class this week. On Wed., 11/3, students will take a 9 point cold reading assessment for full credit. Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and RoW "Pandora" due next Fri., 11/5. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
41 Friday, October 29, 2021 Students will listen to a reading of Roald Dahl's "The Landlady" and take a brief reading assessment during class. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class on Mon., 11/1. Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and RoW "Pandora" due next Fri., 11/5. RoW Pandora
40 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Students will begin pre-reading and vocabulary activities for Fahrenheit 451. On Fri., 10/29, we will discuss Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class next Mon., 11/1. RoW due next Fri., 11/5. RoW Pandora
39 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Complete Journal Entry #2 in Google Classroom. Thurs., 10/28--Fri., 10/29, students will partake in pre-reading activities for their next novel Fahrenheit 451 and confer with Mrs. O'Janpa about their essay evaluations.
38 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Students will have one more class period to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Be sure to turn in paper rubrics and RoW "Man in Arena" today, also. On Wed., 10/27, students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Thurs., 10/28-Fri., 10/29, students will partake in pre-reading activities for their next novel Fahrenheit 451 and confer with Mrs. O'Janpa about their essay evaluations.
37 Monday, October 25, 2021 Students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Tues., 10/26, students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Paper copy of rubric needs to be turned in on Tues., 10/26. RoW "Man in Arena" is due on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
36 Friday, October 22, 2021 Students will utilize class time for planning their argumentative essays. At the end of class, they need to turn in a paper copy of their graphic organizer. On Mon., 10/25 and Tues., 10/26, students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Paper copy of rubric needs to be turned in on Tues., 10/26. RoW "Man in Arena" is due on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
35 Thursday, October 21, 2021 First, students will take a brief cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, they will begin planning their argumentative essays. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due next week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
34 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Students will complete reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Students will receive the argumentative writing prompt in Google Classroom. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer at the end of class today. On Thurs., 10/21 students will take a brief cold reading assessment and plan upcoming essays for Speak. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
33 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Topic: Students will continue reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. We will focus on planning, introduction, counterclaim, rebuttal, claims, evidence, elaboration. and conclusion. On Wed., 10 20, students will complete preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
32 Monday, October 18, 2021 Begin with bell-ringer. Students will review how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Tues., 10/19 and Wed., 10 20, students will continue preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
31 Friday, October 15, 2021 Students will take "4th Marking Period" assessment for Speak. Then, we will review the "4th Marking Period" paragraph and move forward with argumentative essay preparations for next week. Next week, we will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Students will take the 4th vocabulary assessment for Speak. Review main points to prepare for tomorrow's final reading assessment on the novel. Then, prepare for "4th Marking Period" paragraphs. No RoW this week. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide for Fri., 10/15.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 No class meeting today due to PSAT testing. No RoW this week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. Time will be allotted to make up missing assignments, study vocabulary, and complete reading and study guide for "4th Marking Period" of Speak. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. We will discuss writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak and devote class time to drafting. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Students will take "3rd Marking Period" reading assessment for Speak. We will preview the final vocabulary words for Speak. Also, we will devote time to writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak for the "2nd" and "3rd Marking Periods." No RoW next week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Students will take the vocabulary quiz covering the "3rd Marking Period" from Speak. Afterwards, time will be allotted for RoW work and study guide completion for tomorrow's Speak comprehension assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Students will discuss review vocabulary words; how to improve RoW work and use the study guides for Speak to prepare for assessments. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Students will discuss and work on fiction writing from "2nd Marking Period" of Speak. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Students will take Speak assessment; discuss writing about fiction and preview new vocabulary. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Prepare for Speak assessment; review study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period." Time will be allotted for SSR. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Reading time for Speak and time for study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period" will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Further review elements of fiction. Review parts of speech and work with partners on slides. Reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment and we will review it afterward. Review elements of fiction from "1st Marking Period." Then, preview and discuss those for "2nd Marking Period" along with study guide and web for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #2 quiz for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments next week. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will complete Speak inference activity in class and begin writing a related journal entry for "1st Marking Period." We will review vocabulary words for tomorrow's assessment. Students need to bring their Speak books to class, daily. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will take an assessment for "The First Marking Period" of Speak. Then, we will begin writing a related journal entry in Google Classroom. Complete "1st Marking Period" journal entry choice in Google Classroom. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. Some class time will be allotted to complete tracking characters, finishing the study guide, and reviewing new vocabulary words. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. Expository Rubric
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will discuss how to annotate their novels in order to track characters and prepare for short written responses. Discuss new vocabulary words. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. 1st Character Webs
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will review conjunctions and interjections. Discuss new vocabulary words. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" in Speak by Mon., 9/20. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Students will review adverbs. Class time allotted for work on RoW "Pygmalion" and Speak study guide. RoW "Pygmalion" due on Fri., 9/17. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22.
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Students will review verbs. Further discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. RoW Annotation Guide & Rubric
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer practice reading assessment. We will review verbs. Then, discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. Be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. 1st Marking Period Study Guide RoW Pygmalion
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will take Speak #1 vocabulary assessment. We will review adjectives in class today. Then, discuss next week's RoW and preview Speak. In-class next week, be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Next week, bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. RoW Pygmalion
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will review pronouns in class today. Then, we will allot time to work on vocabulary slides. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will review nouns in class today. Then, we will allot time for vocabulary practice. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
6 Thursday, September 2, 2021 In small groups, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discuss how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part of our class. Next Wed., 9/8 through Fri., 9/10, we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
5 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Before the end of class today, students will complete editing and proofreading their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discus how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part or our class.
4 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 During class today, students will begin annotating, organizing, outlining, and drafting their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to complete and submit their argumentative essays in Edulastic. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary for Speak. The Lottery
3 Monday, August 30, 2021 Students will take a reading assessment on "The Lottery." Then, outline and prepare for in-class argumentative essay sample. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary. The Lottery
2 Friday, August 27, 2021 Students will finish introductions and begin reading "The Lottery." We will review how to annotate in order to prepare for a comprehension quiz and upcoming in-class argumentative essay sample. Complete reading "The Lottery" in Google Classroom for Mon., 8/30. Students will also take a reading assessment on "The Lottery" on Mon., 8/30. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, introduce our first novel, Speak. The Lottery
1 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Students will receive their supplemental books and assigned seats. Be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Complete "Future Self" draft in Google Classroom for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 We will begin with icebreakers. Students need to be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Be sure to bring paper and a pen or pencil for the first day of class. Complete "Future Self" draft for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self