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90 Thursday, January 23, 2020 Students run-through or practice recording. If finished, submit to Google Classroom. Complete vocabulary slides. Final podcasts with scripts and rubric due no later than Fri., 1/24. Vocabulary 1 quiz moved to Tues., 1/28. Rubric for Frankenstein Podcast
89 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Students will work to complete podcast scripts and run-through or practice recording. Teacher will check script drafts. Final podcasts with script and rubric due on Thurs., 1/23. Complete vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24.
88 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Students will work on their podcast scripts. Teacher will check script drafts. Final podcasts with script and rubric due on Thurs., 1/23. Complete vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24.
87 Friday, January 17, 2020 Students will work on their podcast planner and scripts. Rough plans or outline due at the end of class. Final podcasts with script and rubric due next Thurs., 1/23. Work on vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24.
86 Thursday, January 16, 2020 Ms. Thrasher will address the class about podcasting; students will take notes on important podcasting tips. Notes will be due at the end of class. On Fri., 1/17, AoW "Mentors" is due and students will work on their podcast planner and scripts. Final podcasts with script and rubric due next Thurs., 1/23. Work on vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24.
85 Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Students cite two direct quotes from Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein. Then, brainstorm topics for upcoming podcasts. Turn in quotes and topic proposal at the end of class today. Students will continue working on podcasts planning, scripts, etc. daily. Topic and 2-3 areas of focus need to be approved by Fri., 1/17 along with deadline for AoW "Mentors." Final podcasts with script and rubric due next Thurs., 1/23. Work on vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24. AoW Mentors
84 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Students will be allotted SSR time the first half of class. Cite two direct quotes from Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein. Then, brainstorm topics for upcoming podcasts. Complete reading Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein by Wed., 1/15 we will begin working on podcasts planning, scripts, etc. AoW "Mentors" due Fri., 1/17. Final podcasts with script and rubric due next Thurs., 1/23. Work on vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24. AoW Mentors
83 Monday, January 13, 2020 Students will brainstorm topics for upcoming podcasts. Highlight Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein. Complete reading Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein by Wed., 1/15 and turn in theme log. Begin working on podcasts; final podcasts with script and rubric due next Thurs., 1/23. Work on vocabulary slides for Vocabulary 1 quiz, next Fri., 1/24. Brainstorming Frankenstein Podcast
82 Friday, January 10, 2020 Students will be assessed on Chapters 19-20 of Frankenstein. Complete reading Chapters 21-24 of Frankenstein by next Wed., 1/15 and begin working on podcasts.
81 Thursday, January 9, 2020 Students will complete small to large group discussion on Chapters 17-18 of Frankenstein. Then, we will review how Shelley employs figurative language. Silent reading time will be alloted. Read Chapters 19-20 and prepare for assessment on Fri., 1/10, AoW due too. Complete the novel by next Wed., 1/15 and begin working on podcasts.
80 Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Students will participate in small to large group discussion on Chapters 17-18 of Frankenstein. Figurative language work and new vocabulary terms on Thurs., 1/9. Read Chapters 19-20 and prepare for assessment on Fri., 1/10, AoW due too. Complete the novel by next Wed., 1/15 and begin working on podcasts.
79 Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Students will receive new vocabulary list and may work on slides, AoW, podcast research, or silently complete Chapters 17-18 of Frankenstein. For Wed.,1/8 prepare to discuss Chapters 17-18 of Frankenstein. Figurative language work and new vocabulary terms on Thurs., 1/9. Read Chapters 19-20 and prepare for assessment on Fri., 1/10, AoW due too. Complete the novel by next Wed., 1/15 and begin working on podcasts. Third Quarter Vocabulary List 1
78 Monday, January 6, 2020 Students will receive new AoW. Preview remaining reading for Frankenstein. New vocabulary work on Tues., 1/7. For Wed.,1/8 prepare to discuss Chapters 17-18 of Frankenstein. Figurative language work on Thurs., 1/9. Read Chapters 19-20 and prepare for assessment on Fri., 1/10, AoW due too. Complete the novel by next Wed., 1/15 and begin working on podcasts. Frankenstein Podcast Reading Benefits AoW
77 Thursday, December 19, 2019 Students meet from 7:25 - 9:18 for midterms this morning. Happy Holidays! Enjoy your vacation!!
76 Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Students do not meet for class today. Second period exam is Thurs., 12/19 from 7:25 - 9:18 A.M. Students will need a pen or a pencil for midterms which will include cold readings with multiple choice and short written responses.
75 Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Students do not meet for class today. Second period exam is Thurs., 12/19 from 7:25 - 9:18 A.M. Students will need a pen or a pencil for midterms which will include cold readings with multiple choice and short written responses.
74 Monday, December 16, 2019 Students will review Frankenstein, Chapters 11-16. Also, discuss midterm tips. Check midterm schedules for this week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response.
73 Friday, December 13, 2019 Students will actively partake in Socratic Seminar #2, Chapters 14-16 from Frankenstein. All students must be engaged. Check midterm schedules for next week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response.
72 Thursday, December 12, 2019 Students will actively partake in Socratic Seminar #1, Chapters 11-13 from Frankenstein. All students must be engaged. On Fri., 12/13 students will actively participant in Socratic Seminar #2, Chapters 14-16. Check midterm schedules for next week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response.
71 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Students will read, annotate, and prepare for Frankenstein, (Chapters 11-16) Socratic Seminar #1. Students need to select their passages and complete their packets. On Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
70 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Students will run-through a mock Socratic Seminar and continue to read, annotate and prepare for their assigned chapters. Students need to select their passages and complete their packets. On Wed., 12/11, read, annotate and prepare for Frankenstein Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
69 Monday, December 9, 2019 Students will read, annotate and prepare for upcoming Frankenstein on character changes and emerging themes. Drawing for Socratic Seminar dates will be held afterwards. Tues., 12/10 and Wed., 12/11, read, annotate and prepare for Frankenstein Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
68 Friday, December 6, 2019 Students will take an in-class short response exam on Chapters 9-10 of Frankenstein on character changes and emerging themes. Drawing for Socratic Seminar dates will be held afterwards. Mon., 12/9 through Wed., 12/11, read, annotate and prepare for Frankenstein Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
67 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Students will have time to read and annotate Frankenstein. Prepare to discuss character changes and emerging themes. Fri., 12/6, quiz on Frankenstein through Chapters 9-10. Read Frankenstein, Chapters 11-16 for Wed., 12/11. Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
66 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Students will have time to read Frankenstein and complete AoW or missing work. Then, work with partners charting character changes and emerging themes in Frankenstein. For Thurs. 12/5, prepare to discuss Chapters 7 and 8. Fri., 12/6, quiz on Frankenstein through Chapters 9-10. Read Frankenstein, Chapters 11-16 for Wed., 12/11. Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
65 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Students will discuss Socratic Seminar guidelines. Then, work with partners charting character changes and emerging themes in Frankenstein. For Wed., 12/4 read Chapters 7-8 of Frankenstein. Fri., 12/6, quiz on Frankenstein through Chapters 9-10. Read Frankenstein, Chapters 11-16 for Wed., 12/11. Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16. Frankenstein Socratic Seminar #1
64 Monday, December 2, 2019 Students will complete work with partners charting character changes and emerging themes in Frankenstein. On Tues., discuss Socratic Seminar guidelines. For Wed., 12/4 read Chapters 7-8 of Frankenstein. Fri., 12/6, quiz on Frankenstein through Chapters 9-10. Read Frankenstein, Chapters 11-16 for Wed., 12/11. Socratic Seminar #1 on Thurs., 12/12, Chapters 11-13, and Socratic Seminar #2 on Fri., 12/13, Chapters 14-16.
63 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Students will work with partners and begin charting character changes in Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein. Also, keep track of emerging themes. For Wed., 12/4 read Chapters 7-8 of Frankenstein. Prepare for quiz on character development and emerging themes. for Fri., 12/6, read Chapters 9-10 of Frankenstein.
62 Monday, November 25, 2019 Students will discuss the article, "Why 'Frankenstein' Is More Relevant Than Ever." Turn in reflection at the end of class. On Tues., 11/26, prepare to discuss Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein.
61 Friday, November 22, 2019 With partners, students will read, annotate, and respond in writing to the article, "Why 'Frankenstein' Is More Relevant Than Ever." Turn in reflection at the end of class. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25. Frankenstein at 200
60 Thursday, November 21, 2019 Students will take time for peer editing and final proofreading before submitting final "Hero" essays into Google Classroom. With partners, we will discuss and review key points in Chapters 1-4 of Frankenstein. On Fri., 11/22, bring Frankenstein books. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25.
59 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary #1 Assessment. Remaining time will be allotted to continue drafting "Hero" essays or reading further in Frankenstein. "Hero" essays due on Thurs., 11/21. Prepare to discuss Chapters 3-4 of Frankenstein. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25.
58 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Review all new vocabulary terms. Highlight and annotate Chapters 3-4 of Frankenstein. Allot time to continue drafting "Hero" essays. Vocabulary assessment on Wed., 11/20. "Hero" essays due on Thurs., 11/21. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25.
57 Monday, November 18, 2019 Complete discussion of characters from Chapters 1-2 of Frankenstein. Review all new vocabulary terms. Allot time to continue drafting "Hero" essays. Read and prepare to discuss Chapters 3-4 for Tues., 11/19. Vocabulary assessment on Wed., 11/20. "Hero" essays due on Thurs., 11/21. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25.
56 Friday, November 15, 2019 Discuss characters from Chapters 1-2 of Frankenstein. Read Chapters 3-4 for Tues., 11/19. Vocabulary assessment on Wed., 11/20. "Hero" essays due on Thurs., 11/21. Read Chapters 5-6 of Frankenstein for Mon., 11/25.
55 Thursday, November 14, 2019 Wrap up discussion about Romanticism, allusion, and frame-story in Frankenstein. Preview highlights for Chapters 1-2. Allot time to read or draft "Hero" essays. Analyze new vocabulary words: "candor," "effrontery," and "decorum." Read Chapters 1-2 in Frankenstein for Fri., 11/15. Read Chapters 3-4 for next Tues., 11/19. Vocabulary assessment next Wed., 11/20. "Hero" essays due next Thurs., 11/21.
54 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Discuss and review handouts on The Letters in Frankenstein. Allot time to read or draft "Hero" essays. Bring Frankenstein text to class daily. Analyze new vocabulary words: candor, effrontery, and decorum. Read Chapters 1-2 in Frankenstein for Fri., 11/15. Read Chapters 3-4 for next Tues., 11/19. Vocabulary assessment next Wed., 11/20. "Hero" essays due next Thurs., 11/21.
53 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Complete handouts and reading for The Letters in Frankenstein. Bring Frankenstein text to class daily. "Hero" essays due Thurs., 11/21. The Letters in Frankenstein
52 Monday, November 11, 2019 Complete one-on-one writing conference with teacher about proposals. Read The Letters in Frankenstein and complete handouts. On Tues., 11/12. complete reading The The Letters in Frankenstein. Bring Frankenstein text to class daily."Hero" essays due Thurs., 11/21. The Letters in Frankenstein
51 Friday, November 8, 2019 Students will discuss LoW. Complete one-on-one writing conference with teacher about proposals. Begin handouts on The Letters in Frankenstein. Receive copy of Frankenstein and begin background notes. Continue reading The Letters in Frankenstein. Bring Frankenstein text to class next week. "Hero" essays due Thurs., 11/21. The Letters in Frankenstein
50 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Students will have one-on-one writing conference with teacher about proposals. Work on LoW or begin drafting "Hero" essays. Receive copy of Frankenstein and begin background notes. LoW due Fri., 11/8 and begin reading The Letters in Frankenstein.
49 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Students will work independently on updating and submitting vocabulary slides in Google Classroom: 1. jeopardize, 2. labyrinth, 3. obliterate, 4. absurd, 5. hamper, 6. sagacious, 7. abstruse, and 8. nebulous. Also, submit proposal and outline for upcoming "Hero" essays. Work on LoW. Thurs., 11/7, introduction to Frankenstein. LoW due Fri., 11/8.
48 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 With partners, complete 1. comma rules exercise sheets and 2. complete “practice” quiz. Update and add new words to previous slides in Google Classroom: 1. jeopardize, 2. labyrinth, 3. obliterate, 4. absurd, 5. hamper, 6. sagacious, 7. abstruse, and 8. nebulous. On Wed., 11/6, write and submit proposal and outline for upcoming "Hero" essay. Thurs., 11/7, introduction to Frankenstein. New LoW due Fri., 11/8.
47 Monday, November 4, 2019 Students will complete discussion of Joseph Campbell's, "10 Stages of the Hero's Journey" and draft a writing proposal. Update vocabulary slides; add "sagacious," "abstruse," and "nebulous." Review Macbeth essays and comma rules. Tues., 11/5, review comma rules. Write and submit outline for "Hero" essays. Thurs., 11/7, begin introduction to Frankenstein. New LoW due Fri., 11/8. LoW Sonnet 138
46 Thursday, October 31, 2019 Students will complete discussion of Joseph Campbell's, "10 Stages of the Hero's Journey" and draft a writing proposal. Mon., 11/4, review Macbeth essays and comma rules. Update vocabulary slides; add "sagacious," "abstruse," and "nebulous" on Tues., 11/5. Wed., 11/6, write and submit outline for "Hero" essays. Thurs., 11/7, begin introduction to Frankenstein. New AoW due Fri., 11/8
45 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Students will discuss Joseph Campbell's, "10 Stages of the Hero's Journey." Thurs., 10/31, draft proposals for approval for end-of-quarter "Hero" narrative essays. Add new vocabulary words for "absurd" and "hamper." Hero Essay Requirements
44 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Students will complete in-class essay on themes and character development in Macbeth. Final draft for Macbeth essay is due on Tues., 10/29. Wed., 10/30, discuss Joseph Campbell's,"10 Stages of the Hero's Journey." Thurs., 10/31, draft proposals for approval for end-of-quarter "Hero" narrative essays. Add new vocabulary words for "absurd" and "hamper."
43 Monday, October 28, 2019 Students will analyze themes and character development in Macbeth. Brainstorm and conference with teacher about possible essay topics. New vocabulary words are: "absurd" and "hamper." Final draft for Macbeth essay is due on Tues., 10/29. Wed., 10/30, discuss Joseph Campbell's,"10 Stages of the Hero's Journey." Thurs., 10/31, draft proposals for pre-approval for end-of-quarter "Hero" narrative essays.
42 Friday, October 25, 2019 Students will analyze themes and character development in Macbeth. Brainstorm and conference with teacher about possible essay topics. On Mon., 10/28, students will work on first draft for in-class essay on Macbeth. Final draft for Macbeth essay is due on Tues., 10/29. Wed., 10/30, discuss Joseph Campbell's,"10 Stages of the Hero's Journey." Thurs., 10/31, draft proposals for pre-approval for end-of-quarter "Hero" narrative essays.
41 Thursday, October 24, 2019 Students will read Act V of Macbeth. We will devote class time to reviewing themes and character development in Macbeth. On Fri., 10/25, we will begin planning and organizing for the in-class essay assessment on Macbeth. Mon., 10/28, students will work on first draft for in-class essay on Macbeth. Final draft for Macbeth essay is due on Tues., 10/29.
40 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Students will continue reading and taking notes for Act IV and V of Macbeth. Analyze new vocabulary terms: "jeopardize," "labyrinth,' and "obliterate." On Thurs., 10/24, we will devote class time to reviewing themes and character development in Macbeth. We will also begin planning and organizing for the in-class essay assessment on Macbeth for next Tues., 10/29.
39 Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Students will continue reading and taking notes on Act IV of Macbeth. Analyze new vocabulary terms: "jeopardize," "labyrinth,' and "obliterate." On Wed.,10/23 we will begin preparing for the in-class essay as we complete Macbeth on Thurs., 10/24. We will devote class time to planning the in-class essay assessment on Macbeth on Fri., 10/25. The final assessment will be scheduled for next Tues., 10/29.
38 Monday, October 21, 2019 Students will continue reading and taking notes on Act III of Macbeth. Analyze new vocabulary terms: "jeopardize," "labyrinth,' and "obliterate." Bring Macbeth book every day this week. Everyone needs to be engaged and take notes as we complete Macbeth by Thurs., 10/24. We will have an assessment on Macbeth on Fri., 10/25.
37 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Students will continue reading and taking notes on Act III of Macbeth. On Mon., 10/21, students need to bring Macbeth books to class all week. Everyone needs to be engaged and take notes as we complete Macbeth by Thurs., 10/24. We will have an assessment on Macbeth on Fri., 10/25.
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