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36 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Students will continue reading and taking notes on Act II of Macbeth. Students need to bring Macbeth books to class. Everyone needs to be engaged and take notes as we complete Act II on Thurs., 10/17.
35 Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary #2 assessment. Then, we will continue reading Act II of Macbeth. Bring Macbeth books to class all week. We will continue reading to Act III this week. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility.
34 Monday, October 14, 2019 Continue reading Act II of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. No AoW or LoW. Any students who missed last week's quiz need to make it up ASAP. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Tues., 10/15. Bring Macbeth books to class daily.
33 Thursday, October 10, 2019 Complete Act I of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. We will take a brief character assessment quiz after completing Act I. No AoW or LoW. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Tues., 10/15. Bring Macbeth books to class next week.
32 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Complete Act I of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Add new vocabulary slides: "callous" and "debilitate." Bring Macbeth books to class all week.No AoW or LoW this week. On Thurs., 10/10 writing assessment on annotations in Macbeth text and discuss "Stop the Hate" contest. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Tues., 10/15.
31 Monday, October 7, 2019 Discuss the AoW. Begin Act I of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Add new vocabulary slides: "callous" and "debilitate." Bring Macbeth books to class all week. No AoW or LoW this week. Complete reading Act I on Thurs., 10/10 writing assessment. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Tues., 10/15.
30 Friday, October 4, 2019 Discuss the AoW. Begin Act I of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class next week. Complete reading Act I.
29 Thursday, October 3, 2019 Mark and take notes on Macbeth introduction. Begin Act I of Macbeth. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Analyze and add new vocabulary words: "callous" and "debilitate." Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class. AoW 3 "Teenage Boys" due on Fri., 10/4.
28 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Students will have time to review their assessment on "Wife of Bath." Mark and take notes on Macbeth introduction. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Analyze and add new vocabulary words: "callous" and "debilitate." Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class every day. AoW 3 "Teenage Boy" due on Fri., 10/4.
27 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Students will take assessment on "Wife of Bath." Focus on tone, structure, and theme of the story. Work on AoW or new vocabulary slides, if time permits. Introduce Macbeth. Analyze and add new vocabulary words: "callous" and "debilitate." We will discuss and begin reading Macbeth on Wed., 10/2. Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class every day this week. AoW 3 Teenage Boys
26 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Students will discuss and prepare for the upcoming assessment on "Wife of Bath." Focus on tone, structure, and theme of the story. Next week, analyze and add new vocabulary words: "callous" and "debilitate." On Tues., 9/30, students will take the actual "Wife of Bath" assessment. We will discuss and begin reading Macbeth on Wed., 10/2. Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class every day next week. AoW 3 Teenage Boys
25 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary #1 Assessment. Afterwards, complete reading and annotating "Wife of Bath." Focus on tone, structure, and theme of the story. On Thurs., 9/26, students will take a "practice" assessment for "Wife of Bath." We will also review "The Pardoner's Tale" assessment. On Tues., 9/30, students will take the actual "Wife of Bath" assessment. We will discuss and begin reading Macbeth on Wed., 10/2. Be sure to bring Macbeth books to class every day next week.
24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Students will review vocabulary terms, and complete reading and annotating "Wife of Bath." With partners, discuss tone, structure, and theme of the story. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25. "Wife of Bath" assessment on Thurs., 9/26.
23 Monday, September 23, 2019 Students begin reading and annotating "Wife of Bath." Tues., 9/24, review vocabulary terms. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25. "Wife of Bath" assessment on Thurs., 9/26. 12-1 Vocabulary Review List
22 Friday, September 20, 2019 Students will take assessment on "The Pardoner's Tale." Turn in vocabulary slides. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25. "Wife of Bath" assessment on Thurs., 9/26.
21 Thursday, September 19, 2019 Students will complete discussion and analysis of characters, figurative language, irony, and themes in "The Pardoner's Tale." On Fri., 9/20, we will have individual assessments on "The Pardoner's Tale." Update vocabulary slides and submit them in Google Classroom by Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
20 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Students will discuss the questions on allegory, morals, and themes for "The Pardoner's Tale." Thurs., 9/19 we will prepare for short essay responses on "The Pardoner's Tale." On Fri., 9/20, we will have individual assessments on "The Pardoner's Tale." Update vocabulary slides and submit them in Google Classroom by Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
19 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Students will begin reading "The Pardoner's Tale" in class. Add new vocabulary terms: "gamut" and "eclectic." Wed., 9/18 and Thurs., 9/19 we will discuss and analyze "The Pardoner's Tale." On Fri., 9/20, we will have individual assessments on "The Pardoner's Tale." Update vocabulary slides and submit them in Google Classroom by Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
18 Monday, September 16, 2019 Seniors will report to Rm. 124 to meet with counselors. Add new vocabulary terms: "gamut" and "eclectic." Tues., 9/17 through Thurs., 9/19 we will read and analyze "The Pardoner's Tale." On Fri., 9/20, we will have an assessment on "The Pardoner's Tale." Update vocabulary slides and submit them in Google Classroom by Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
17 Friday, September 13, 2019 AoW 2 is due today; prepare to discuss. Also, we will preview and begin reading "The Pardoner's Tale." Mon., 9/16, seniors will report to Rm. 124 to meet with counselors. No AoW assignments next week. Tues., 9/17 through Thurs., 9/19 we will read and analyze "The Pardoner's Tale." On Fri., 9/20, we will have an assessment on "The Pardoner's Tale." Update vocabulary slides and submit them in Google Classroom by Fri., 9/20. 12-1 Vocabulary Review List
16 Thursday, September 12, 2019 Seniors who need to do so may take their class portraits in the gym. Also, students will take the actual assessment for "The Prologue" from The Canterbury Tales. Prepare notes on structure, word choices, literary terms, and character development. Fri., 9/13, AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction" due.
15 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Students will take a practice assessment for "The Prologue" from The Canterbury Tales. Annotate text for the following: characters' physical descriptions, personality traits, as well as details on their strengths and weaknesses. Thurs., 9/12 take actual assessment on characters from "Prologue." Fri., 9/13, AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction" due. The Canterbury Tales
14 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Students will continue reading "The Prologue" from The Canterbury Tales. Annotate text for the following: characters' physical descriptions, personality traits, as well as details on their strengths and weaknesses. Create vocab. slides for "ignominious" and "cacophony." Wed., 9/11, practice assessment on characters, word choices, and structure of "The Prologue." Thurs., 9/12 take actual assessment on characters from "Prologue." Fri., 9/13, AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction" due. The Canterbury Tales
13 Monday, September 9, 2019 Students will receive AoW 2, "Amazon Destruction." We will begin reading the classroom set of "The Prologue" from The Canterbury Tales. Tues., 9/10, continue reading "Prologue" and create vocab. slides for "ignominious" and "cacophony." a Wed., 9/11, practice assessment on characters from "Prologue." Thurs., 9/12 take actual assessment on characters from "Prologue." Fri., 9/13, AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction" due. AoW 2 Amazon Destruction
12 Friday, September 6, 2019 Students will take an in-class writing assessment on Beowulf, Parts 1 & 2. Mon., 9/9 students will receive AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction," and we will begin reading classroom sets of "The Prologue" to The Canterbury Tales. Tues., 9/10, continue reading "Prologue" and create vocab. slides for "ignominious," "cacophony," and "bedlam." Wed., 9/11, practice assessment on characters from "Prologue." Thurs., 9/12 take actual assessment on characters from "Prologue." Fri., 9/13, AoW 2 "Amazon Destruction" due. AoW 2 Amazon Destruction
11 Thursday, September 5, 2019 Students will work with a partner to compare annotations and complete Beowulf Part,II. We will discuss characterization and themes Fri., 9/6, students will have an assessment on Beowulf, Part I & II.
10 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Students will review last week's AoW. Then, we will further discuss characterization and themes in Beowulf I. Annotate and read Beowulf II. Create vocabulary slides: bedlam, edifice, and nadir. Thurs.,9/5 complete annotations and reading for Beowulf, Part II. Fri., 9/6, students will have an assessment on Beowulf, Part I & II.
9 Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Students will report to the library after attendance where they will work with guidance. Wed., 9/4, discuss characterization and themes in Beowulf; create vocabulary slides: bedlam, edifice, and nadir. Thurs.,9/5 complete annotations and reading for Beowulf, Part 2. Fri., 9/6, students will have an assessment on Beowulf, Part 1 & 2.
8 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Students will discuss Beowulf>/i>, Part One, independently. Lastly, in small groups take part in paired reading and discussions of "Grendel" and "Life in the Year 999." Tues., 9/3, students will work with the guidance dept. in the library after attendance. Wed., 9/4, discuss characterization and themes in Beowulf; create vocabulary slides: bedlam, edifice, and nadir. Thurs.,9/5 complete annotations and reading for Beowulf, Part 2. Fri., 9/6, students will have an assessment on Beowulf, Part 1 & 2. Beowulf Part Two
7 Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Students will review literary terms; then, continue to read and respond to the end questions for Beowulf, Part One, independently. Lastly, in small groups take part in paired reading and discussions of "Grendel" and "Life in the Year 999." Due Thurs., 8/29, complete reading and questions for Beowulf Part One. Prepare for further discussion in small groups.
6 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Students will review and create vocabulary slides for the terms: belie, iconoclast, and magnanimous. Time will be allotted to read, annotate, and write three paragraphs about the AoW, "Sugary Drinks." If time permits, students may read and respond to the end questions for Beowulf, Part One. Due Wed., 8/28, complete annotations and written response for AoW " Sugary Drinks." For Thurs., 8/29, complete reading and questions for Beowulf Part One.
5 Monday, August 26, 2019 Students will begin reading Beowulf, Part One. We will also review how to annotate and respond to informational articles. For daily classes, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet, or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. Tues., 8/27 and Wed., 8/28 we will review vocabulary and literary terms. Complete annotations and written response for AoW " Sugary Drinks" by Wed., 8/28. Complete reading and questions for Beowulf Part One by Thurs., 8/29. Beowulf Part One AoW Sugary Drinks
4 Friday, August 23, 2019 Students will take part in a gallery walk and follow-up discussion of literary term displays. We will also discuss vocabulary slides. For daily classes, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. 12- 1 SAT Vocabulary
3 Thursday, August 22, 2019 Students will construct assigned literary term models. We will also review how to construct vocabulary slides. For daily classes, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters.
2 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 During class, we will begin discussing literary terms and complete an informative writing sample. Students will also be assigned a literary term. For daily classes, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters.
1 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 After introductions and ice-breakers, students will share a one-two paragraph informal essay about their summer vacation or a book they chose to read. For daily classes, students are expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. We will begin discussing literary terms on Wed., 8/21. 12-1 Overview
0 Friday, August 9, 2019 Students who wish to get a head start may take the time to prepare a short, one-two paragraph informal essay about their summer vacation or a book they chose to read. For the first day of class, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. We will begin discussing literary terms on Wed., 8/21. 31 Literary Devices