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35 Thursday, October 21, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Be sure that your chromebooks have been updated. Fri., 10/22, students will practice new vocabulary list and preview The Odyssey. Bring your Odyssey texts to class on Monday. We will begin reading Book 1 together in class.
34 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Students will review how to prepare for cold reading assessments. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment. Fri., 10/22, students will practice new vocabulary list and preview The Odyssey.
33 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Students will review new vocabulary list and SSR time will be allotted. On Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment.
32 Monday, October 18, 2021 Students will take reading assessment for "Prosperity and "The Chase." If time permits, complete any make up assignments. Tues., 1/19, time allotted for reviewing new vocabulary list and SSR. Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment.
31 Friday, October 15, 2021 Students will take comma rules 1-3 assessment. Then, complete reading and guide for "The Chase." Review for upcoming assessment. "Prosperity" and "The Chase" assessment on Mon., 10/18. On Tues., 10/19, review new vocabulary list and SSR time allotted. Wed., 10/20, review cold reading strategies. Thurs., 10/21, take cold reading assessment. The Chase reading guide
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Review grammar practice assessment and read "The Chase." Students will work to complete the reading guide. No AoW this week. Grammar assessment on comma rules 1-3 on Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list. The Chase reading guide
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 No class meeting today due to PSAT testing. Good luck and do your best as the PSAT is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. No AoW this week. We will continue grammar practice and read two new stories this week. Grammar assessment on comma rules 1-3 on Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will complete discussion on "Prosperity." Then, we will work with grammar partners on comma rules 1-3 "practice" assessment and review. No AoW this week. No classes on Wed. 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. We will continue grammar practice and read two new stories this week. Grammar assessment on comma rules 1-3 on Fri., 10/15. Prosperity Discussion
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Students will review past AoW work and expository essays. Then, we will read "Prosperity." No AoW this week. No classes on Wed. 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. We will continue grammar practice and read two new stories this week. Grammar assessment on comma rules 1-3 on Fri., 10/15. Prosperity Discussion
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Students will complete reviewing grammar: comma rules 1-3. Then, we will work with partners to create original sentences and slides for the comma rules. No AoW next week. Study new vocabulary list. We will continue grammar practice with comma rules and read two new stories next week.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 After completing their partner work, Students will type their writing plans in Google Classroom for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." We will begin reviewing grammar: comma rules 1-3. Thurs., 10/7, new vocabulary review and grammar work with partners; LoW due. Mini-LoW Rose that Grew
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 With partners, students will plan writing for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." Wed., 10/6, grammar work and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, new vocabulary review and more grammar work; LoW due. Mini-LoW Rose that Grew
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Students will take assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." Time allotted for LoW or SSR. Tues., 10/5, essay planning time for "Fish Cheeks and 'Champion.' Wed., 10/6, grammar work and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, new vocabulary review and more grammar work; LoW due. Mini-LoW Rose that Grew
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Students will wrap-up discussion for Angelou's "Champion of the World." Preview new vocabulary words. Assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and 'Champion' will be moved to Mon., 10/4. Grammar work and essay planning for "Fish Cheeks and 'Champion.' LoW due Thurs., 10/7. Mini-LoW Rose that Grew
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Students will complete reading and wrap-up discussion for Angelou's "Champion of the World." Complete reading guide for "Champion of the World." New vocabulary words, What's Going on in the Picture?, and SSR time provided on Fri., 10/1. Assessment for "Fish Cheeks" and 'Champion' will be moved to Mon., 10/4. Champion Reading Guide Champion of the World
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Students will wrap-up discussion of Tan's "Fish Cheeks." Read "Champion of the World." Read "Champion of the World." Discuss literary term "anecdote." Assessment for short stories will be on Fri., 10/1 and SSR time. Champion Reading Guide Champion of the World
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Students will discuss structures and read Amy Tan's "Fish Cheeks." Work on reading guide during and after. Review structure and tone this week. Read "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." Discuss literary term "anecdote." Assessment for short stories will be on Fri., 10/1. Fish Cheeks reading guide Fish Cheeks
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will have a final chance to proofread final essay drafts. Students will discuss structures and preview Amy Tan's "Fish Cheeks." Review structure and tone this week. Read "Fish Cheeks" and "Champion of the World." Discuss literary term "anecdote." Assessment for short stories will be on Fri., 10/1. Fish Cheeks reading guide
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment. Then, we will have proofreading time for final essay drafts. SSR time will be allotted for those who finish. Begin reading short stories next week.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will continue drafting expository essays in class. We will review vocabulary words for tomorrow's assessment. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. Final expository essay drafts will also be due in Google Classroom on Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will continue drafting expository essays in class. We discuss structure and review ways to conclude your essays. On Thursday, we will review vocabulary words and proofreading for final expository essay drafts. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. Final expository essay drafts will also be due in Google Classroom on Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will continue drafting expository essays in class. We will review ways to add more elaboration and transitions in your essays. On Wednesday and Thursday, we will review conclusions and introductions as we complete drafting expository essays in class. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. Final expository essay drafts will also be due in Google Classroom on Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will continue drafting their expository essays during class. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will continue drafting expository essays in class. Quick Expository Organizer
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will continue our class introduction to Expository Writing. Work to complete quick graphic organizer by the end of class today. Next week we will continue to draft our expository essays. Vocabulary quiz #1 on Fri., 9/24. Quick Expository Organizer
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Write for three minutes after receiving prompt for Journal Entry #2. Then, we will continue our class introduction to Expository Writing. Continue expository writing workshop this week. Due Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Support AoW" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Quick Expository Organizer
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Then, we will continue our class introduction to Expository Writing. Continue expository writing workshop this week. Due Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Support AoW" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Intro to expository writing
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will review vocabulary words. and we will have a class introduction to Expository Writing. Bring SSR choice Tues., 9/14. Begin expository writing workshop next week. Due Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Support Aow" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Support AoW Support Analysis & Response
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on analysis and response for the "Mindset" AoW and also review vocabulary. Be ready on Mon., 9/13 to review vocabulary words from Quizlet. Bring SSR choice Tues., 9/14. Begin expository writing workshop next week. Due Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Support AoW" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Support AoW Support Analysis & Response
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will be allotted time to SSR choices. We will work on analysis and response for the "Mindset" AoW and also review vocabulary. Turn in Part 1 AoW "Mindset" summary and Part 2 analysis, and response paragraphs on Fri., 9/10. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Mindset Analysis & Response
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will be allotted time to SSR choices. We will work on analysis and response for the "Mindset" AoW and also review vocabulary. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Mindset Analysis & Response
6 Thursday, September 2, 2021 We will review a sample model summary for AoW work. Also, we will further discuss vocabulary and independent reading. Next Wed., 9/8 through Fri., 9/10, bring your independent book selections to class every day. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet.
5 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Students will review how our AoW guidelines will be an essential portion of their overall writing and reading grade for our class. If time permits, we will further discuss vocabulary; and independent reading. For Thurs., 9/2, students need to follow the email etiquette and send their book choice via email properly to Mrs. O'Janpa and Mrs. Cusman (2nd period).
4 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Students will review how to write and send an appropriate email. Then, we will practice using inference by looking at various samples from "What's Going on in this Picture?" We will continue reviewing AoW guidelines, and discuss vocabulary, and independent reading. Email writing
3 Monday, August 30, 2021 Students will review how to annotate and write about Articles of the Week. Then, we will further discuss independent books and how to make a selection. We will continue reviewing AoW guidelines, and discuss vocabulary, and independent reading.
2 Friday, August 27, 2021 Students will practice how to compose a six word memoir. Then, we will discuss independent books and how to make a selection. Complete "Six word memoir" in Google Classroom for Mon., 8/30. We will review AoW guidelines, vocabulary, and independent reading next week. Six word memoir
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. Sophomore 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. Sophomore Future Self