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61 Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Students will complete the work for small group progressive stories in a shared Google Document. There will be an emphasis on structure, continuity, character development, plot, theme, and dialogue. If time permits, students will also complete an imagery exercise. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Continue studying Odyssey Vocabulary List #3 in Google Classroom.
60 Monday, November 21, 2022 Students will work in small groups on progressive story telling exercise. There will be an emphasis on structure, continuity, character development, plot, theme, and dialogue. On Tues., 11/22, students need to bring their SSR selection and read for the first 15 minutes of class. Students will partake in an imagery exercise. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Begin studying Odyssey Vocabulary List #3.
59 Friday, November 18, 2022 Students will take Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 assessment. Upon completion, students need to continue annotating/reading Books 17-24 in order to prepare for podcast assessments. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Begin studying Odyssey Vocabulary List #3.
58 Thursday, November 17, 2022 Students will analyze "hyperbole" and review for Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 assessment. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 assessment. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1.
57 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Students will take part in today's Socratic seminar for Books 13-16 from The Odyssey. For Thurs., 11/17, practice for vocabulary assessment and discuss "hyperbole." Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 quiz will be Fri., 11/19. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Odyssey Seminar 9-16
56 Tuesday, November 15, 2022 Students will take part in today's Socratic seminar for Books 9-12 from The Odyssey. On Wed., 11/16, students will take part in a Socratic seminar for Books 13-16. For Thurs., 11/17, practice for vocabulary assessment and discuss "hyperbole." Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 quiz will be Fri., 11/19. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Odyssey Seminar 9-16
55 Monday, November 14, 2022 Students will have class time to prepare for their upcoming Socratic seminars. On Tues., 11/15, students will take part in a Socratic seminar for Books 9-12 for The Odyssey. On Wed., 11/16, students will take part in a Socratic seminar for Books 13-16. For Thurs., 11/17, practice for vocabulary assessment and discuss "hyperbole." Odyssey Vocabulary Section 2 quiz will be Fri., 11/19. Read Books 17-24 of Odyssey by Thurs., 12/1. Odyssey Seminar 9-16
54 Friday, November 11, 2022 Students need to have school-approved chromebooks today and complete and submit their in-class writing checkpoint assessment. Complete reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14. Odyssey Seminar 9-16
53 Thursday, November 10, 2022 Students need to have school-approved chromebooks today and tomorrow since we will begin an in-class writing checkpoint. On Fri., 11/11, during class, students will complete their writing checkpoint assessment. Continue reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14.
52 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 Students will discuss this week's RAD and turn in paper copy with annotations as well as written response in Google Classroom. We will practice new vocabulary and discuss this week's literary term, "metaphor." This week bring SSR choices, your Odyssey texts, or study new vocabulary terms. On Thurs., 11/10 and Fri., 11/11, during class, students will need school-approved chromebooks to complete the next writing checkpoint assessment. Continue reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14.
51 Tuesday, November 8, 2022 Students will type written responses for this week's RAD in Google Classroom. Be sure to proofread, edit, and turn in. Also, turn in your paper copy with annotations. Be ready to discuss tomorrow. This week bring SSR choices, your Odyssey texts, or study new vocabulary terms. On Wed., 11/9, students will discuss the new RAD. On Thurs., 11/10 and Fri., 11/11, during class, students will complete the next writing checkpoint assessment. Continue reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14. RAD Water
50 Monday, November 7, 2022 Students will receive new RAD to read and annotate. This week bring SSR choices, your Odyssey texts, or study new vocabulary terms. On Tues., 11/8, students will write written response in Google Classroom. On Wed., 11/9, students will discuss a new RAD. On Thurs., 11/10 and Fri., 11/11, during class, students will complete the next writing checkpoint assessment. Continue reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14. RAD Water
49 Friday, November 4, 2022 Students need to have a school-approved chromebook ready for today's cold reading checkpoint assessment. If time permits, students may review new vocabulary terms or reading time will be allotted. Next Mon., 11/7 -- Wed., 11/9, students will read, annotate, respond, and discuss a new RAD. On Thurs., 11/10 and Fri., 11/11, during class, students will complete the next writing checkpoint assessment. Continue reading Books 9-16 of The Odyssey for Mon., 11/14.
48 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Students will take comma rules #1 assessment. We will review new vocabulary terms. Reading time allotted. On Fri., 11/4, students need a school-approved chromebook since we will have a cold reading checkpoint assessment followed by reading time. Books 9-16 are due Mon., 11/14.
47 Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Students will take Odyssey, Books 1- 8 assessment in Edulastic. On Thurs., 11/3, we will have reading time, new vocabulary, and a quick comma rules quiz. On Fri., 11/4, students need a school-approved chromebook since we will have a cold reading checkpoint assessment followed by reading time. Books 9-16 are due Mon., 11/14.
46 Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Students will complete comma #1 rules review and also have reading time. On Wed., 11/2, picture notes are due for Books 1-8; we will also be assessed in Edulastic on Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. On Thurs., 11/3, we will have reading time, new vocabulary, and a quick comma rules quiz. On Fri., 11/4, students need a school-approved chromebook since we will have a cold reading checkpoint assessment followed by reading time. Books 9-16 are due Mon., 11/14. Odyssey picture notes
45 Monday, October 31, 2022 Students will discuss new literary term: "irony." Then, we will partake in two-sentence Halloween stories. Afterward, students will review their comma rules #1 exercises. On Tues., 11/1, students will have SSR time and continue with comma rules. On Wed., 11/2, picture notes are due for Books 1-2; we will be assessed in Edulastic on Books 1-9 of The Odyssey. On Thurs., 11/3, we will have reading time, new vocabulary, and comma rules. On Fri., 11/4, we will have a cold reading assessment in Edulastic followed by reading time. Books 9-16 are due Mon., 11/14. Odyssey picture notes
44 Friday, October 28, 2022 Students will take Odyssey Vocabulary assessment. Time for SSR will be allotted. Afterward, students will work with grammar partners on comma rules practice exercise. On Mon., 10/31, we will partake in a class reading activity. Books 1-8 picture notes for The Odyssey will be due Wed., 11/2. Students will have an assessment on Books 1-9 of The Odyssey on Wed., 11/2. We will have a cold reading assessment on Fri., 11/4. Odyssey picture notes
43 Thursday, October 27, 2022 Students will complete the review for comma rules. Then, we will review for tomorrow's Odyssey Vocabulary assessment. On Fri., 10/28, we will have the Odyssey Vocabulary assessment and time will be allotted for SSR. Books 1-8 picture notes for The Odyssey will be due Wed., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes
42 Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Students will review comma rules. Time will be allotted for SSR. On Thurs., 10/27, we will complete our review of comma rules and SSR time will be allotted. Also, on Thurs., 10/27, we will review Odyssey vocabulary and take vocabulary assessment on Fri., 10/28. Books 1-8 picture notes for The Odyssey will be due Wed., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes
41 Tuesday, October 25, 2022 Students will discuss Book One and begin Book 2. SSR time will be allotted. On Wed., 10/26, we will review comma rules and SSR time will be allotted. On Thurs., 10/27 we will review Odyssey vocabulary and take vocabulary assessment on Fri., 10/28. Books 1-8 picture notes for The Odyssey will be due Wed., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes
40 Monday, October 24, 2022 Students will analyze new literary term, "diction." Then, we will finish our slide-show and introduction to The Odyssey. We will begin reading Book One. On Tues., 10/25, discuss Book One and begin Book 2. On Tues., 10/25 and Wed., 10/26 SSR time will be allotted. On Tues., 10/25 and Wed., 10/26, we will review comma rules. On Thurs., 10/27 we will review Odyssey vocabulary and take vocabulary assessment on Fri., 10/28. Books 1-8 picture notes for The Odyssey will be due Wed., 11/2. Odyssey picture notes
39 Friday, October 21, 2022 Students will discuss RAD #3 and we will preview The Odyssey. Next week, bring your copy of The Odyssey. We will read Book One together in class.
38 Thursday, October 20, 2022 Students will work to complete their responses for RAD #3 in Google Classroom. Be prepared for tomorrow's class discussion on the article. On Fri., 10/21, we will discuss RAD #3 and introduce The Odyssey. Haunted House RAD #3
37 Wednesday, October 19, 2022 We will receive RAD #3, "Haunted House." Time will be allotted to read, annotate and mark info-text accordingly. Students will turn in their work at the end of class. If time permits, students may read their SSR selections or practice new vocabulary. On Thurs., 10/20, students will work to complete their written responses for new RAD #3. Fri., 10/21, we will discuss RAD #3 and introduce The Odyssey. Haunted House RAD #3
36 Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Students will have an assessment in Edulastic on RAD's 1 and 2. Bring articles for reference during the test. SSR time or vocabulary practice allotted. On Wed., 10/19, students will receive a new RAD to read and annotate. Thurs., 10/20, students will work to write written response for new RAD #3. Fri., 10/21, we will discuss RAD #3 and introduce The Odyssey.
35 Monday, October 17, 2022 Analyze literary term, "mood" and new Odyssey vocabulary list in Google Classroom. Then, review RAD's for tomorrow's assessment. SSR time allotted. Tues., 10/18, students will have an assessment on RAD's 1 and 2, so be sure to review and bring for reference during the test. Wed., 10/19, students will receive a new RAD to read and annotate. Thurs., 10/20, students will work to write written response for new RAD. Fri., 10/21, We will discuss RAD #3 and introduce The Odyssey. Odyssey Vocabulary List
34 Thursday, October 13, 2022 Students will need chromebooks to take vocabulary assessment. Time will be allotted for SSR followed by a logic riddle exercise. We begin second quarter on Mon., 10/17. Tues., 10/18, students will have an assessment on RAD's 1 and 2, so be sure to review and bring for reference during the test. Also, we will begin reading The Odyssey next week, so please bring your text to class on Wed., 10/19.
33 Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for today's warm read assessment in Edulastic. Be sure to bring annotated Oedipus passages for reference while testing. After the test, SSR or vocabulary study time allotted. Bring SSR materials this week. Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13. Oedipus assessment passages
32 Monday, October 10, 2022 Students will review and prepare for tomorrow's Oedipus assessment. Analyze literary term, "imagery." Oedipus assessment will be Tues., 10/11. Bring SSR materials this week. Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13. Oedipus assessment passages
31 Friday, October 7, 2022 Students need fully charged chromebooks for our cold reading assessment today. If time permits, students may read SSR materials or work on vocabulary or essays. Oedipus assessment will be Tues., 10/11 and Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13.
30 Thursday, October 6, 2022 We will analyze new literary terms: "connotation" and "denotation." Students will discuss and review Oedipus. Fri., 10/7, students need fully charged school-approved chromebooks for our cold reading assessment. May bring SSR materials. Oedipus assessment will be Tues., 10/11 and Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13.
29 Tuesday, October 4, 2022 We will analyze new literary terms: "connotation" and "denotation." Students will continue with their individual assignments for Act 3 of Oedipus. Fri., 10/7 students will take a cold reading assessment and bring SSR selections. Oedipus assessment will be moved to Tues., 10/11 and Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13.
28 Monday, October 3, 2022 We will analyze new literary terms: "connotation" and "denotation." Students will actively partake in their individual assignments for Act 2 of Oedipus. This week, students will continue and complete reading Oedipus. Fri., 10/7 students will take a cold reading assessment and bring SSR selections. Oedipus assessment will be Mon., 10/10 and Vocabulary #1 assessment will be Thurs., 10/13. Creon passage
27 Friday, September 30, 2022 Students will continue their assigned roles as the class reads Act 1 of Oedipus in class today. Next week, students will continue reading Oedipus.
26 Thursday, September 29, 2022 Students will participate in their assigned roles and read Oedipus in class today. On Fri., 9/30 students will have SSR time and continue reading Oedipus.
25 Wednesday, September 28, 2022 First, SSR time will be allotted. Then, students will discuss the Oedipus passage for figurative language, symbolism, etc. Lastly, roles for the play will be assigned, and we will begin reading in class today. This week students will continue reading Oedipus aloud in class. On Thurs., 9/29, students will have timed journaling. On Fri., 9/30 students will have SSR time.
24 Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Students will preview Oedipus. Then, we will analyze the Oedipus passage for figurative language, symbolism, etc. This week students will continue reading Oedipus in class. Wed., 9/28 and Fri., 9/30 students will have SSR time. On Thurs., 9/29, students will have timed journaling. Oedipus Annotation
23 Friday, September 23, 2022 Students will proofread and submit their expository essays along with their graphic organizers. Then, we will preview Oedipus. On Tues., 9/27, students will write a timed journal entry, review the Oedipus passage annotation, and begin reading Oedipus in class. Oedipus Annotation
22 Thursday, September 22, 2022 Students will begin class with timed journaling. Then, students will have time to complete their final drafts for tomorrow's expository essay. Be sure to complete the graphic organizer in Google Classroom and attach your final drafts by Fri., 9/23. We will also preview Oedipus in class on Fri., 9/23. We will begin reading Oedipus in class on Tues., 9/27.
21 Wednesday, September 21, 2022 SSR time will be allotted and students will have time to continue drafting expository essay or practice vocabulary terms. Students will work on their expository essays on The Analects and On Friendship until Thurs., 9/22. Be sure to use the graphic organizer in Google Classroom and attach your final drafts by Fri., 9/23. We will also preview Oedipus in class on Fri., 9/23. Expository Rubric
20 Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Student pictures are scheduled during class today. Students need to complete timed writing for journal entry #8 in Google Classroom. If time permits, continue drafting expository essay or practice vocabulary terms. Students will work on their expository essays on The Analects and On Friendship until Thurs., 9/22. Be sure to use the graphic organizer in Google Classroom and attach your final drafts by Fri., 9/23. We will also preview Oedipus in class on Fri., 9/23. Expository Rubric
19 Monday, September 19, 2022 Students will review literary term, "anecdote." Then, we will discuss the steps involved for their upcoming expository essays, the writing process and review the rubric. Students will work on their expository essays on The Analects and On Friendship. We will discuss the steps involved in the writing process and review the rubric. School pictures will be taken during your English class on Tues., 9/20. The final essay draft will be due on Fri., 9/23, and we will preview Oedipus.
18 Friday, September 16, 2022 First, students will journal. Then, they will share their responses for their assigned set of questions pertaining to On Friendship. Lastly, we will begin the expository writing process. Next week, students will work on their expository essays on The Analects and On Friendship. We will discuss the steps involved in the writing process and review the rubric. School pictures will be taken during your English class on Tues., 9/20. The final essay draft will be due on Fri., 9/23.
17 Thursday, September 15, 2022 Students will complete reading aloud, Cicero's On Friendship, pages 230-232 in our literature text. Then, students will respond to assigned questions pertaining to the text. Everyone will share, collaborate, and refine responses. On Fri., 9/16, SSR time will be allotted, and we will begin the expository writing process. The final essay draft will be due on Fri., 9/23. On Friendship
16 Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Students will first have allotted SSR time. Then, we will discuss the recent journal entry. While reading Cicero's On Friendship, pages 230-232 in our literature text, students will be assigned sets of questions to think and respond to individually, then in small groups. Lastly, everyone will share, collaborate, and refine responses in the large group. On Thurs., 9/15, students will journal and complete the large group collaboration for On Friendship. Fri., 9/16, SSR time will be allotted, and we will begin the expository writing process and the final essay will be due on Fri., 9/23. On Friendship
15 Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Students will first discuss RAD #2. After discussion, everyone will turn in annotations and comments. Then, proofread before turning in written response. We will end class with timed journaling. On Wed., 9/14, SSR time will be allotted, and we will read Cicero's On Friendship. Thurs., 9/15, students will journal and complete a reader's guide for On Friendship. Fri., 9/16, SSR time will be allotted, and we will begin the expository writing process and the final essay will be due on Fri., 9/23.
14 Monday, September 12, 2022 Students will receive RAD #2 and need to read, annotate, and write comments. The written response is due in Google Classroom tomorrow. Be sure to refer to the rubric and prepare to discuss. The writing for RAD # 2 will be due on Tues., 9/13 and students need to be prepared for discussion and journaling. Wed., 9/14, SSR time will be allotted, and we will read Cicero's On Friendship. Thurs., 9/15, students will journal and complete a reader's guide for On Friendship. Fri., 9/16, we will begin the expository writing process and the final essay will be due on Fri., 9/23. RAD 2
13 Friday, September 9, 2022 Students will review Vocabulary Set #1 and "What's Going on in This Picture?" On Mon., 9/12, we will discuss the literary term, "apostrophe," and students will also receive a new RAD #2 to read and annotate. The writing for RAD # 2 will be due on Tues., 9/13 and students need to be prepared for discussion and journaling. Wed., 9/14, SSR time will be allotted, and we will read Cicero's On Friendship. Thurs., 9/15, students will journal and complete a reader's guide for On Friendship. Fri., 9/16, we will begin the expository writing process and the final essay will be due on Fri., 9/23.
12 Thursday, September 8, 2022 Students will begin class with SSR time allotted. We will complete our discussion about The Analects. On Fri., 9/9, we will also review Vocabulary Set #1 and "What's Going on in This Picture?"
11 Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Students will begin class with timed journaling. We will complete our preview of Confucius' The Analects. For Thurs., 9/8, students will complete reading Confucius' The Analects in our texts. Then, respond to the questions in our reading guide in Google Classroom. Prepare to discuss on Thurs., 9/8 and Fri., 9/9. On Fri., 9/9, we will also review Vocabulary Set #1 and "What's Going on in This Picture?"
10 Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Students will begin with SSR time followed by journaling. Then, we will preview Confucius' The Analects. Students need to be prepared for class with their own book of choice and a charged chromebook. We will begin previewing Confucius' Analects through Wed., 9/7. On Thurs., 9/8 - Fri., 9/9, we will read and discuss Analects.
9 Thursday, September 1, 2022 Students will begin with timed writing for journal #3 and SSR time. Then, we will begin our vocabulary practice for our first set of terms. For Week 3, 9/6 - 9/9, students need to be prepared for class with their own book of choice and a charged chromebook. We will begin previewing Confucius' Analects Tues., 9/6 - Wed., 9/7. On Thurs., 9/8 - Fri., 9/9, we will read and discuss Analects.
8 Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Students will begin with SSR time.Then, those who wish may begin sharing their thoughts and written responses pertaining to this week's RAD. On Thurs., 9/1, students may journal or read silently at the start of class. Then, we will receive Vocabulary Set #1 and begin discussing and analyzing terms.
7 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Students will begin with journaling in Google Classroom. Then, there will be time to draft written responses for this week's RAD. On Wed., 8/31, bring a book of your choice for sustained silent reading. Written responses for this week's RAD are due in Google Classroom at the start of class on Wed., 8/31. Be sure to proofread and come prepared to discuss your thoughts. On Thurs., 9/1, students may journal or read silently at the start of class. Then, we will receive Vocabulary Set #1 and begin discussing and analyzing terms.
6 Monday, August 29, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time; then, we will discuss "anaphora." Lastly, we will introduce RAD. We will begin with reading and annotating. Students will continue working on their written responses for Read and Discuss, (RAD) which will be due on Wed., 8/31, when students will discuss their RAD articles. Also, on Wed., 8/31, we will continue journaling. On Thurs., 9/1, we will introduce new vocabulary words. ELA 10 & Honors Literary elements RAD #1
5 Friday, August 26, 2022 Students will discuss positive reading associations and review the various book genres for SSR. Select a book of personal choice and bring to class on Monday, August 29th. From Mon., 8/29 - Wed., 8/31, students will begin Read and Discuss, (RAD). Also next week, we will continue journaling, literary terms, and new vocabulary words.
4 Thursday, August 25, 2022 We will discuss journaling and practice timed writing in Google Classroom today. On Fri., 8/26, we will discuss how to select a book for SSR. Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for class every day. Select a book of personal choice and bring to class on Monday, August 29th.
3 Wednesday, August 24, 2022 We will practice and review ways to improve vocabulary skills. We will begin with obdurate, charlatan, and rebuke. Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for class every day. Select a book of personal choice and bring to class on Monday, August 29th.
2 Tuesday, August 23, 2022 We will discuss what you recall from last year's ELA course, and students will set new goals for this year. Begin weekly literary term review, #1,"allusion." Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for class every day. Select a book of personal choice and bring to class on Monday, August 29th. ELA 10 Honors Setting Goals
1 Monday, August 22, 2022 We will begin with introductions and review the following topics: assigned seating, course overview, and school policies. Then, we will preview literary terms. Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for class every day. Select a book of personal choice and bring to class on Monday, August 29th. ELA Honors 10 policies
Monday, August 1, 2022 Students need to be ready to reflect about what they learned last year and set goals for the new school year. Everyone needs to read an age-appropriate book and be prepared to share highlights. Also, be on the lookout for another book of your choice or a library book by Monday, August 29th.