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Wednesday, June 8, 2022 Students no longer need to meet for class nor do they have a final exam. Read something this summer that is age-appropriate and of interest to you! 2022-2023 Summer Reading
162 Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Students will complete viewing and comparing the film Of Mice and Men to novella. We will discuss summer reading. Students will not have a final exam for ELA 10-1. 2022-2023 Summer Reading
161 Monday, June 6, 2022 Students will continue viewing and comparing the film Of Mice and Men to novella. We will discuss summer reading. Students will not have a final exam for ELA 10-1. 2022-2023 Summer Reading
160 Friday, June 3, 2022 Students will compare the film Of Mice and Men to novella. Students will not have a final exam for ELA 10-1.
159 Thursday, June 2, 2022 To fulfill the final step for the reading assessment, students will respond in complete sentences to two questions pertaining to Of Mice and Men. Students will compare the film Of Mice and Men to novella.
158 Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Students will take part in the large group discussion for Chapters 4-6 from Of Mice and Men. On Thurs., 6/2, students will need to respond to two questions posted about the novella.
157 Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Students will work with partners to discuss Chapters 4-6 from Of Mice and Men. On Wed., 6/1, students will take part in Part 2 large group discussion on Of Mice and Men. On Thurs., 6/2, students will need to respond to two questions posted about the novella. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
156 Friday, May 27, 2022 Students will complete Chapters 5 and 6 from Of Mice and Men. Also, time will be allotted for completing the Time Capsule activity and submitting it in Google Classroom. Complete reading Chapters 4-6 for next Tues., 5/31; then, students will plan for the Part 2 large group discussion on Wed., 6/1. On Thurs., 6/2, students will need to respond to two questions posted about the novella. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
155 Thursday, May 26, 2022 Students will complete the large group book club discussion for Chapters 1-3 for Of Mice and Men. Then, time to continue reading Chapters 4-6 On Fri., 5/27, students will have class time to complete Time Capsule activity in Google Classroom. Complete reading Chapters 4-6 for next Tues., 5/31. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
154 Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Students will participate in the large group book club discussion for Of Mice and Men. On Thu., 5/26, reading time will be allotted to prepare for Part 2 meetings, Chapters 4-6. Fri., 5/27, complete Time Capsule activity. Read Chapters 4-6 for next Tues., 5/31. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
153 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Students will work with partners to prepare for Part 1 Of Mice and Men Book Club. Large group book club discussion on Wed., 5/25. On Thurs., 5/26, reading time will be allotted to prepare for Part 2 meetings, Chapters 4-6. Fri., 5/27, complete Time Capsule activity. Read Chapters 4-6 for next Tues., 5/31. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
152 Monday, May 23, 2022 Students will be allotted reading and annotating time for <Of Mice and Men. Prepare for partner discussion on Tues. Complete reading Chapters 1-3 for Tues., 5/24 and work with partners. Large group book club discussion on Wed., 4/25. Fri., 5/27, complete Time Capsule activity. Read Chapters 4-6 for next Tues., 5/31. OMAM Chapter 4 OMAM Chapter 5 OMAM Chapter 6
151 Friday, May 20, 2022 Students will work on Part 1 of Time Capsule activity. Complete reading Chapters 1-3 by next Tues., 5/24. OMAM Chapter 1 OMAM Chapter 2 OMAM Chapter 3
150 Thursday, May 19, 2022 Students will have silent reading and annotating time for Of Mice and Men in class on Thurs., 5/19. On Fri., 5/20, students will work on Part 1 of Time Capsule activity. Complete reading Chapters 1-3 by next Tues., 5/24. OMAM Chapter 1 OMAM Chapter 2 OMAM Chapter 3
149 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Students will work on progressive storytelling exercise with peers. Focusing on 1.) Beginning: details, background,exposition, and figurative language. 2.) Middle: dialogue, monologue, expansion, compression, and conflict. 3.) Resolution. Students will have silent reading and annotating time for Of Mice and Men in class on Thurs., 5/19. Fri., students will work on Part 1 of Time Capsule activity. Complete reading Chapters 1-3 by next Tues., 5/24. OMAM Chapter 1 OMAM Chapter 2 OMAM Chapter 3
148 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Students will complete introductory work for Of Mice and Men. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class this week. Complete reading Chapters 1-3 by next Tues., 5/24.
147 Monday, May 16, 2022 Students will begin introductory work before reading Of Mice and Men. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class this week.
146 Friday, May 13, 2022 Students will complete working with actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program as they interpret Much Ado About Nothing. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class on Mon., 5/16.
145 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Students will continue working with actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program as they interpret Much Ado About Nothing. This week, actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program will work hands-on with students as they experience Much Ado About Nothing. Bring Of Mice and Men texts to class on Mon., 5/16.
144 Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Students will continue working with actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program as they interpret Much Ado About Nothing. This week, actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program will work hands-on with students as they experience Much Ado About Nothing.
143 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Students will participate in Act 2 of Much Ado About Nothing with actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program. This week, actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program will work hands-on with students as they experience Much Ado About Nothing.
142 Monday, May 9, 2022 Students will participate in Act 1 of Much Ado About Nothing with actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program. This week, actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program will work hands-on with students as they experience Much Ado About Nothing.
141 Friday, May 6, 2022 Students will complete the larger group chat sessions for Much Ado About Nothing. We will review characters and the various components of romantic comedy. Next week, actor-teachers from Great Lakes Theater School Residency Program will offer a hands-on approach for Much Ado About Nothing.
140 Thursday, May 5, 2022 Students will continue introduction activities for Much Ado About Nothing. We will review characters and discuss in assigned groups the various components of romantic comedy. On Fri., 5/6, assigned groups will share their findings with the class as we review key elements from Much Ado About Nothing.
139 Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Students will first complete sharing any remaining nonverbal narrative projects. Then, we will preview and summarize Much Ado About Nothing. Thurs., 5/5 and Fri., 5/6, we will review key elements from Much Ado About Nothing.
138 Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Students will present their nonverbal narrative projects to the class today. We will complete sharing the nonverbal narrative projects on Wed., 5/4, if necessary. We will review key elements from Much Ado About Nothing. Nonverbal Narrative Project
137 Monday, May 2, 2022 Some students may present their nonverbal narrative projects to the class today. Students will complete sharing their nonverbal narrative projects with the class on Tues., 5/3. From 5/4 -- 5/6, we will prepare review key elements from Much Ado About Nothing. Nonverbal Narrative Project
136 Friday, April 29, 2022 After attendance, we will return to the library to complete the nonverbal narrative projects. Students will need to turn in submit their nonverbal narrative projects in Classroom. Students will share their projects with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. From 5/4 -- 5/6, we will prepare review key elements from Much Ado About Nothing. Nonverbal Narrative Project
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Students will not meet for class today due to AIR testing. Students will have class time on Fri., 4/29 to work on completion of Nonverbal Narrative Project. It will be due Monday, May 2. Students will need to upload it to Classroom to be shared with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. Nonverbal Narrative Project
135 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Students will continue their Nonverbal Narrative Project planning and work to complete it. After attendance, we will go to the library. Students will have class time again on Fri., 4/29 work on completion of Nonverbal Narrative Project in class. It will be due Monday, May 2. Students will need to upload it to Classroom to be shared with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. Nonverbal Narrative Project
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Class does not meet today due to AIR testing. We will continue our narrative writing workshop on Wed., 4/27 and report to the library to work on presentations. Students will have class time this week to work on the Nonverbal Narrative Project in class. It will be due Monday, May 2. Students will need to upload it to Classroom to be shared with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. Nonverbal Narrative Project
134 Monday, April 25, 2022 Students will continue narrative writing workshop. We will continue our narrative writing workshop this week. Students will have class time next week to work on the Nonverbal Narrative Project in class. It will be due Monday, May 2. Students will need to upload it to Classroom to be shared with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. Nonverbal Narrative Project
133 Friday, April 22, 2022 Students will continue narrative writing workshop. We will continue our narrative writing workshop next week. Students will have class time next week to work on the Nonverbal Narrative Project in class. It will be due Monday, May 2. Students will need to upload it to Classroom to be shared with the class on 5/2 and 5/3. Nonverbal Narrative Project
Thursday, April 21, 2022 Due to AIR testing, class does not meet today. We will continue our narrative writing workshop on Fri., 4/22. Narrative techniques 2022
132 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Students will begin introduction to narrative writing techniques. Then, they may select one or more stories to listen to from original teen storytelling podcasts. Class will not meet on Thurs., 4/21. We will continue our narrative writing workshop on Fri., 4/22. Narrative techniques 2022
131 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Students will complete and turn in their "found poetry" products. Begin introduction to narrative writing this week. Be sure to bring SSR materials on Wed., 4/20 and Fri., 4/22.
130 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Students will take part in a poetry presentation where they may gain inspiration for their own "found poetry" products. On Tues., 4/19, students will complete their "found poetry" product. We will begin narrative writing next week.
129 Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Bring SSR materials to class today. Found poetry and current poetry contest information will be discussed. Thurs., 4/14 poetry product is due.
128 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 In-class today, working alone or with a partner, complete the "Song analysis" form during today's class period. It is the equivalent of a 30 point reading assessment. So, take time and care with your work before turning it in. Wed., bring SSR materials to class. Thurs., 4/14, poetry product is due.
127 Monday, April 11, 2022 We will review poetry basics and begin our "April is Poetry Month" activities. Thurs., 4/14, poetry product is due.
126 Friday, April 8, 2022 Students will complete gratitude letters. Return independent reading selections. We will begin our "April is Poetry Month" activities.
125 Thursday, April 7, 2022 Students will view a series of Ted Talks recommended by students for students. Then, we will discuss gratitude letters. Bring SSR materials on Fri., 4/8. We will complete gratitude letters.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Class does not meet today. Thursday, April 7 is for Part II of the ELA test. It will also be reading and one essay. Refer to the AIR information tip sheet provided. Bring SSR materials on Fri., 4/8. We will also discuss gratitude letters. AIR information tip sheet
124 Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Students will partake in the final review session for tomorrow's ELA AIR 2 assessment. Remember, ELA Part I is on Wednesday, April 6. This is reading and one extended writing response. Thursday, April 7 is for Part II only. It will also be reading and one essay. Refer to the information tip sheet provided. AIR information tip sheet
123 Monday, April 4, 2022 Students will work with partner to improve essays rated 8 to 10. We will also discuss multiple choice tips. On Tues., 4/5 we will continue our review for the ELA 2 AIR assessment. Remember, ELA Part I is on Wednesday, April 6. This is reading and one extended writing response. Thursday, April 7 is for Part II only. It will also be reading and one essay. Refer to the information tip sheet provided. AIR information tip sheet
122 Friday, April 1, 2022 Students will complete the thesis statement throw-down exercise. Then, we will review the recent Checkpoint 4 questions, Lastly, students will work with partner to improve essays rated 8 to 10. Next Mon., 4/4 and Tues., 4/5 we will continue our review for the ELA 2 AIR assessment. Remember, ELA Part I is on Wednesday, April 6. This is reading and one extended writing response. Thursday, April 7 is for Part II only. It will also be reading and one essay. Refer to the information tip sheet provided. AIR information tip sheet
121 Thursday, March 31, 2022 Students will take part in a thesis statement throw-down exercise and also critique essay samples. On Fri, 4/1, we will review checkpoints, writing intros, and multiple choice.
120 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Students will review how to identify strong thesis statements and how to plan essays. This week, we will take part in exercises to review close reading and improve timed essay writing. On Fri, 4/1, we will review checkpoints, writing intros, and multiple choice.
119 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Bring your school-approved chromebooks to class and be that they are updated and fully charged for today's checkpoint assessment. First, students will have time to read assessment passages and select the correct responses, individually. Then, time will be allotted to confer with assigned partners before submitting their choices. Lastly, we will preview how to identify strong thesis statements. This week, we will take part in exercises to review close reading and improve timed essay writing.
118 Monday, March 28, 2022 Students will review checkpoint question stems and how to create quick notes for purposeful reading. Begin reading and annotating based on notes. This week we will take part in exercises to review close reading and improve timed essay writing. Students who do not finish reading and annotating will need to do so during study hall or advisory.
117 Friday, March 18, 2022 Students will work to complete and turn in Merchant of Venice wrap-up activity. Enjoy your break!
116 Thursday, March 17, 2022 Students will work to complete Merchant of Venice wrap-up activity. Fri., 3/18, students will work during class to complete and turn in Merchant of Venice wrap-up activity. Merchant of Venice Wrap-up Activity
115 Wednesday, March 16, 2022 Students will complete and review Acts 5 of Merchant of Venice. Then, we will preview the wrap-up activity. On Thurs., 3/17 and Fri., 3/18, students will work during class on Merchant of Venice wrap-up activity. Merchant of Venice Wrap-up Activity
114 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Students will complete Acts 4 and 5 of Merchant of Venice. On Wed., 3/16, students will take part in a review activity and begin drafting wrap-up activity on Thurs., 3/17 and Fri., 3/18.
113 Monday, March 14, 2022 Students will read Act 4 of Merchant of Venice. Students will complete Act 5 of Merchant of Venice on Tues. 3/15. On Wed. 3/16, students will take part in a review activity and complete a wrap up activity on Thurs. 3/17 and Fri. 3/18.
112 Friday, March 11, 2022 Students will read Act 3, scenes 4-5 and complete the document that pertains to those scenes. Then, we will follow up with review activities. Students will complete Acts 4-5 of Merchant of Venice on Mon., 3/14 - Wed., 3/16. We will take part in a review activity on Wed., 3/16. Then, students will complete a wrap-up activity on Thurs., 3/17 and Fri., 3/18.
111 Thursday, March 10, 2022 Students will partner with a peer to discuss Shylock's and Antonio's relationship. Then, a prompt will be provided for free-writing pertaining to these characters. SSR time will be allotted for those who finish early. Bring Merchant of Venice texts daily. On Fri., 3/11, we will complete reading Act 3, scenes 4-5. All late work and make-up assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11.
110 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Students will first have time to complete key words from Act 3, scene 1 and the scavenger quote hunt for Act 3, scene 2 from Merchant of Venice. SSR time may be allotted for those who have completed both exercises. Then, we will discuss the concept of "mercy" as we complete reading Act 3, scene 3. Students will consider their answer to the question: Why is Shylock so insistent? Bring Merchant of Venice texts daily. On Thurs., 3/10, students may bring SSR materials and will be given the rest of class time to free-write about Shylock and Antonio's relationship. On Fri., 3/11, we will complete reading Act 3, scenes 4-5. All late work and make-up assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11. Act 3 sc 1 Key Words
109 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 3 of Merchant of Venice. Focus on five key words or phrases from scene 1 and track their meanings. Bring Merchant of Venice texts daily. Students will read, interpret, and complete exercises pertaining to the play every day this week. All late work and make-up assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11. Act 3 sc 1 Key Words
108 Monday, March 7, 2022 Students will continue reading and completing exercises for Merchant of Venice. Bring Merchant of Venice texts daily. Students will read, interpret, and complete exercises pertaining to the play every day this week. All late work and make-up assignments are due Fri., 3/11.
107 Friday, March 4, 2022 Students will take Merchant of Venice vocabulary assessment. Then, we will continue reading Act 2 of Merchant of Venice and students will work on guided questions. On Mon., 3/7, students will continue reading Merchant of Venice. MoV Act sc 7-9
106 Thursday, March 3, 2022 We will continue reading Act 2 of Merchant of Venice and practice vocabulary terms for tomorrow. Students need to take notes in their texts. On Fri, 3/4, students will take Merchant of Venice vocabulary assessment and will also need SSR materials.
105 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 We will continue reading Act 2 of Merchant of Venice. Students need to take notes in their texts. On Thurs., we will continue reading Merchant of Venice and practice vocabulary terms. Study Merchant of Venice vocabulary words for Fri., 3/4 assessment.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 No classes today due to ACT testing for juniors. On Wed., 3/2, we will continue reading Merchant of Venice. Study Merchant of Venice vocabulary words for Fri., 3/4 assessment.
104 Monday, February 28, 2022 Students who need to complete Writing Checkpoint 3 need to make arrangements with Mrs. O'Janpa. We will continue reading Act 2 of Merchant of Venice in class today. Sophomores do not have to report to school on Tues., 3/1 due to the ACT testing for juniors. We will continue reading Merchant of Venice on Wed., 3/3. However, be sure your editorials or argumentative essay drafts are completed along with Zoo essay revisions.
103 Friday, February 25, 2022 Students need chromebooks for completing Writing Checkpoint 3 today. Forty minutes of class time will be allotted. Once your work is submitted, students may continue SSR. We will continue reading Merchant of Venice on Mon., 2/28. Sophomores do not have to report to school on Tues., 3/1 due to the ACT testing for juniors. However, be sure your argumentative essay drafts are completed along with Zoo essay revisions.
102 Thursday, February 24, 2022 Students need chromebooks for today's checkpoint assessment in reading and writing. Students will have Fri., 2/25 to complete their checkpoint assessment. Bring SSR materials for the last 15 minutes of class.
101 Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 2 of Merchant of Venice. Students will complete editorials or argumentative essays and turn in the proper rubric. Time will be allotted to earn writing assessment credit to revise parts of Zoo essays. Prepare to bring your fully-charged school chromebooks on Thurs., 2/24 and Fri., 2/25, for another writing checkpoint assessment. Zoo revisions
100 Tuesday, February 22, 2022 We will discuss how to revise parts of Zoo essays. Students will work to complete editorials or argumentative essays. Final argumentative essays or editorials will be due Wed., 2/23. Prepare to bring your fully charged school chromebooks on Thurs., 2/24 and Fri., 2/25, for another writing checkpoint assessment. Zoo revisions
99 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Students will complete reading Act 1 of Merchant of Venice. Review and discuss sample passages. Next Tues., 2/22, we will work to revise parts of Zoo essays. Next Tues., 2/22, we will continue reading Merchant of Venice in class and work to revise parts of Zoo essays. Final argumentative essays or editorials will be due Wed., 2/23. Prepare to bring your fully charged school chromebooks on Thurs., 2/24 and Fri., 2/25, for another writing checkpoint assessment.
98 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Students will complete pre-reading activities for Merchant of Venice. Review and discuss sample passages from the play. Begin Act 1. Next Tues., 2/22, we will work to revise parts of Zoo essays. Final argumentative essays will be due Wed., 2/23. MoV prereading activity
97 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Students will continue to pre-reading activities for Merchant of Venice. Review and discuss sample passages from the play. On Wed., 2/16, we will also preview Merchant of Venice; bring texts daily to annotate. Next Tues., 2/22, we will work to revise parts of Zoo essays. Final argumentative essays will be due Wed., 2/23. MoV prereading activity
96 Monday, February 14, 2022 Students will continue to peer edit and revise argumentative drafts for editing conference with Mrs. O'Janpa. On Tues., 2/15, we will also preview Merchant of Venice; bring texts to class and we will begin Act I. Final argumentative essays will be due Wed., 2/23.
95 Friday, February 11, 2022 Students will help serve as peer editors and work to complete their rough drafts for their argumentative essays. Continue to revise argumentative drafts for editing conference with Mrs. O'Janpa. On Mon., 2/14, we will complete the argumentative essays conferences. We will also preview Merchant of Venice. Bring texts to class on Tues., 2/15 and we will begin Act I. Final argumentative essays will be due Wed., 2/23.
94 Thursday, February 10, 2022 Students will take vocabulary assessment on paper, not electronically today. Then, students need to continue to edit, revise and prepare their argumentative drafts for their teacher conference with Mrs. O'Janpa. Be sure to complete argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences through Friday. Bring SSR materials on Fri.
93 Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Students have the first 10 minutes of class for SSR time. Then, students will complete their small group TQE (Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies) slide presentations and brief discussion for Bradbury stories. If time permits, review for tomorrow's vocabulary assessment. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment. Be sure to complete argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences, now starting on Thursday and continue through Friday. Bring SSR materials on Fri. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
92 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Students have the first 20 minutes of class to prepare for TQE (Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies) slide presentation and brief discussion for Bradbury stories. Be sure to complete argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences Wed. through Fri this week. Bring SSR materials Wed. and Fri. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
91 Monday, February 7, 2022 SSR time allotted; then, students will have time for TQE (Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies) discussion for Bradbury stories. On Tues., 2/8, students will present TQE discussions. Also, be sure to complete argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences throughout the week. Bring SSR materials Wed. and Fri. Students will review grammar and essay techniques. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
Friday, February 4, 2022 No school due to weather conditions. On Mon., 2/7, SSR time allotted; then, students will have time for TQE (Thoughts, Questions, and Epiphanies) discussion for Bradbury stories. On Tues., 2/8, students need to complete their argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences throughout the week. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
Thursday, February 3, 2022 Snow Day! On Fri., 2/4, SSR time allotted; then, students will have time for TQE discussions for Bradbury stories. On Mon., 2/2, students need to complete their argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences which will run through Wed., 2/9. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
90 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time. Then, students may preview vocabulary for Bradbury stories and begin reading them and prepare for TQE discussions. On Thurs., 2/3, students will have time to work on argumentative essays and revise or make corrections. On Fri., 2/4, SSR time allotted; then, students will have time for TQE discussions for Bradbury stories. On Mon., 2/2, students need to complete their argumentative drafts and prepare for teacher-student writing conferences which will run through Wed., 2/9. On Thurs., 2/10, students will take Bradbury vocabulary assessment.
89 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Students need to be sure their chromebooks are school compliant and fully charged in order to complete writing checkpoint assessment. On Wed., 2/2 students will read and prepare for discussion of Bradbury story. Thurs., 2/3, we will follow up with discussion. On Wed., 2/2 and Fri., 2/4, SSR and teacher-student writing conference time allotted. Writing formulaic arguments
88 Monday, January 31, 2022 Students need to be sure their chromebooks are charged in order to take a checkpoint assessment for reading and argumentative writing. Tues., complete taking reading and argumentative writing checkpoint assessment. We will read and discuss a short story by Ray Bradbury Wed. through Fri. SSR time allotted next Wed. and Fri. Writing formulaic arguments
87 Friday, January 28, 2022 SSR time allotted. Students need to complete and submit argumentative essay drafts. Also, turn in the paper rubric that corresponds with your essay. Next Monday and Tuesday, students will take a checkpoint assessment for reading and argumentative writing. We will read and discuss a short story by Ray Bradbury next Wed. through Fri. SSR time allotted next Wed. and Fri. Writing formulaic arguments
86 Thursday, January 27, 2022 We will review a mini punctuation lesson. Students need to continue with research and drafting their argumentative essays. SSR time allotted Fri. Essay drafts due Fri., 1/28. Next Monday and Tuesday, students will take a checkpoint assessment for reading and argumentative writing. Play with punctuation
85 Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time.Then, students need to continue with research and drafting their argumentative essays. SSR time allotted Fri. Research, planning and drafting time for essays will run through Thurs. We will also review a mini punctuation lesson. Essay due Fri., 1/28. Quote blends and source attribution
84 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Students will continue planning and researching for argumentative essay topics. We will discuss how to blend quotes and cite sources. SSR time allotted on Wed. and Fri. Research, planning and drafting time for essays will run through Thurs. We will also review a mini punctuation lesson. Essay due Fri., 1/28. Quote blends and source attribution
83 Monday, January 24, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time and continue planning and researching for argumentative essay topics. SSR time allotted on Wed. and Fri. Research, planning and drafting time for essays will run through Thurs. We will also review a mini punctuation lesson. Essay due Fri., 1/28. Argumentative graphic organizer
82 Friday, January 21, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time and begin planning and researching for argumentative essay topics. Next week, SSR time allotted on M/W/F. Research, planning and drafting time for essays on Mon. through Thurs. We will also review a mini punctuation lesson. Essay due Fri., 1/28. Argumentative graphic organizer
81 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Students will take vocabulary assessment for Twelve Angry Men. Then, we will examine argumentative essay samples. On Fri., 1/21, bring SSR materials and begin research for essay.
80 Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Bring SSR materials; students will begin their argumentative writing workshop. On Thurs., 1/20, students will take vocabulary assessment and brainstorm argumentative writing topics. On Fri., 1/21, bring SSR materials and begin research on Fri., 1/21.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Snow Day! On Wed., 1/19, bring SSR materials and students will begin their argumentative writing workshop. On Thurs., 1/20, students will take vocabulary assessment and brainstorm argumentative writing topics. On Fri., 1/21, bring SSR materials and begin research on Fri., 1/21.
79 Friday, January 14, 2022 Students will complete reading Act 3 of Twelve Angry Men and practice new vocabulary terms. Next week, we will focus on argumentative writing. Bring SSR materials on Wed. and Thurs. Vocabulary assessment will be Thurs., 1/20 and a writing checkpoint assessment will be on Fri., 1/21.
78 Thursday, January 13, 2022 Students will begin reading Act 3 of Twelve Angry Men and practice new vocabulary terms. On Fri., 1/14, bring SSR books; finish Act 3 and discuss.
77 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time. Then, we will complete reading Act 2 of Twelve Angry Men and discuss ethos, pathos, and logos. On Thurs., 1/13, practice vocabulary and being Act. 3. On Fri., 1/14, bring SSR books; then, finish Act 3 and discuss.
76 Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 2 of Twelve Angry Men and discuss ethos, pathos, and logos. On Wed., 1/12, bring SSR books and complete Act 2. Thurs., 1/13, practice vocabulary and being Act. 3. On Fri., 1/14, bring SSR books; then, finish Act 3 and discuss.
75 Monday, January 10, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time; then, we will review midterm essays as well as "mood." On Tues., 1/11, read Act 2 and discuss ethos, pathos, and logos. Wed., 1/12, bring SSR books and complete Act 2. Thurs., 1/13, practice vocabulary and being Act. 3. On Fri., 1/14, bring SSR books; then, finish Act 3 and discuss.
74 Friday, January 7, 2022 Students will be allotted SSR time and complete reading Act 1 of Twelve Angry Men. Review literary term, "mood." On Mon., 1/10, bring SSR books, practice new vocabulary terms, and review midterm. Tues., 1/11, read Act 2 and discuss ethos, pathos, and logos. Wed., 1/12, bring SSR books and complete Act 2. Thurs., 1/13, practice vocabulary and being Act. 3. On Fri., 1/14, bring SSR books; finish Act 3 and discuss.
73 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Students will begin reading Act 1 of Twelve Angry Men and review literary term. On Fri., 1/7, bring SSR books, practice new vocabulary terms, and complete Act 1.
72 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 SSR time will be allotted. Then, students will practice new vocabulary terms via Quizlet. Then, students will complete and discuss an anticipation guide for Twelve Angry Men. Begin reading Act 1 of Twelve Angry Men in class on Thurs., 1/6 and review new literary term. On Fri., 1/7, bring SSR books and complete Act 1 on Fri., 1/7.
71 Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Students will practice new vocabulary terms via Quizlet. Then, students will complete an anticipation guide for Twelve Angry Men. Bring SSR books to read in class Wed., 15 and Fri., 1/7. On Wed., finish discussion on jury duty. Begin reading Twelve Angry Men in class on Thurs., 1/6 and review new literary terms. Complete Act 1 on Fri., 1/7.
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 9:05 AM - 10:35 AM today and 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 Fourth Period midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15 from 9:05 - 10:35 AM.
68 Monday, December 13, 2021 Students will continue practicing writing techniques to improve in-class planning and time management for upcoming midterm. Fourth period is midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15 at 9:05 - 10:35 AM. Your exam will involve cold reading passages, multiple-choice, and a multi-paragraph essay.
67 Friday, December 10, 2021 Students will edit final scripts, check time, review rubrics, and rehearse podcast recordings. We will also practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests. Make up any missing work by Mon., 12/13. Finish drafts and rehearsals for podcasts; scripts and actual podcast deadline extended to 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 edit final scripts, check time, review rubrics, and rehearse podcast recordings. On Fri., 12/10, we will also practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests. Finish drafts and rehearsals for podcasts; scripts and actual podcast deadline extended to Mon., 12/13.
65 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Students will continue to revise scripts and rehearse podcast recordings. Continue revising podcasts; scripts and actual podcast deadline extended to Mon., 12/13.
64 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Students will take an info text checkpoint assessment. Be sure your chromebook is updated for AIR tests. SSR time allotted. Continue rehearsing and revising podcasts; scripts and actual podcasts are due Fri., 12/10.
63 Monday, December 6, 2021 Students will work on introductions and conclusions for their podcasts. Checkpoint assessment on Tues., 12/7. Continue work on podcasts which will be due next Fri., 12/10.
62 Friday, December 3, 2021 Students will work on storyboarding their podcasts. Checkpoint assessment next Tuesday. Continue work on podcasts which will be due next Fri., 12/10.
61 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Students will work on storyboarding their podcasts. On Fri., 12/3, AoW "Music" is due. Continue work on podcasts which will be due next Fri., 12/10. AoW Music Part 1 AoW Music Part 2
60 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Students will begin planning their podcasts. Thurs., 12/2, begin storyboarding your podcasts. On Fri., 12/3. AoW "Music" is due. AoW Music Part 1 AoW Music Part 2
59 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Students will evaluate various podcasts formats and brainstorm ideas for their upcoming assessment. This week, we will continue day-by-day planning for upcoming podcast assessments. Complete The Odyssey by Fri., 12/3. AoW Music due Fri., 12/3. AoW Music Part 1 AoW Music Part 2
58 Monday, November 29, 2021 Students will review and discuss recent essays. Then, brainstorm ideas for upcoming podcasts for The Odyssey. Begin planning podcasts every day during class. Complete The Odyssey by Fri., 12/3. AoW Music due Fri., 12/3. AoW Music Part 1 AoW Music Part 2
57 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 Students will complete a grammar worksheet for comma rules #3, Introducers and Interrupters. Use any remaining time to finish reading The Odyssey. On Mon., 11/29 we will have an introduction to podcasts. Complete The Odyssey by Fri., 12/3.
56 Monday, November 22, 2021 Students will take a vocabulary assessment and a brief AoW assessment. Tues., 11/23, use time to finish reading Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Complete The Odyssey by Mon., 11/29 when we will have an introduction to podcasts.
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 assessment. Complete reading Books 17-24 of The Odyssey by Mon., 11/29 when we will have an introduction to podcasts.
55 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Students will review feedback from Odyssey seminars. Then, we will review for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment and SSR time will also be allotted. Odyssey seminar 9-16
54 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Students will participate in day 2 of our Odyssey seminars for Books 13-16. Bring your texts, rubrics, and prepared questions. Everyone needs to play a part. Thurs., 11/18, review vocabulary and SSR time. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment. Odyssey seminar 9-16
53 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Students will begin day #1 of our Odyssey seminars for Books 9-12. Bring your texts, rubrics, and prepared questions. Everyone needs to actively participate. On Wed., 11/18, the next group will present Books 13-16. Thurs., 11/18, review vocabulary and SSR time. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment. Odyssey seminar 9-16
52 Monday, November 15, 2021 Students will select Odyssey seminar date and begin preparations during class. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. Thurs., 11/18, review vocabulary. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment. Odyssey seminar 9-16
51 Friday, November 12, 2021 Students will complete expository in-class essay in Edulastic by the of the class period. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. On Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment.
50 Thursday, November 11, 2021 Students will be allotted time to prepare for an expository in-class writing prompt. On Fri., 11/12, AoW Veterans due and completion of in-class essay. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. Next Fri., 11/19, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment. AoW Veterans Part 1 AoW Veterans Part 2
49 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Students will be allotted time to complete new AoW, read SSR or The Odyssey Books 9-16. In-class writing assessment on Thurs., 11/11 and Fri., 11/12. New AoW due Fri., 11/12. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. AoW Veterans Part 1 AoW Veterans Part 2
48 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Students will take comma rules #2 assessment. Then, may work to complete new AoW, read SSR or The Odyssey Books 9-16. In-class writing assessment on Thurs., 11/11 and Fri., 11/12. New AoW due Fri., 11/12. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. AoW Veterans Part 1 AoW Veterans Part 2
47 Monday, November 8, 2021 Students will continue with comma rules #2 and new vocabulary. Preview new AoW. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16. AoW Veterans Part 1 AoW Veterans Part 2
46 Friday, November 5, 2021 Students will take warm reading assessment for Books 1-8 from The Odyssey. Turn in picture notes at the end of class. Continue new comma rules and vocabulary work next week. Read The Odyssey Books 9-16 by Mon., 11/15. Prepare for Socratic seminars: Tues., 11/17, Books 9-12 and Wed., 11/18, Books 13-16.
45 Thursday, November 4, 2021 Students discuss and share picture notes from Books 1-8 from The Odyssey. Assessment on Books 1-8 will be Fri., 11/5.
44 Wednesday, November 3, 2021 Students will complete review of comma rules grammar practice. Time will be allotted to finish and prepare for review of Books 1-8 from The Odyssey. For Thurs., 11/4, students need to complete reading The Odyssey, Books 1-8 and complete picture notes. Assessment on Books 1-8 will be Fri., 11/5.
43 Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Students will continue new grammar practice and be allotted time for reading The Odyssey. Continue grammar practice through Wednesday and read The Odyssey, Books 1-8 by Thurs., 11/4 and complete picture notes. Assessment on Books 1-8 will be Fri., 11/5.
42 Monday, November 1, 2021 Students will begin new grammar practice and be allotted time for reading The Odyssey. Continue grammar practice through Wednesday and read The Odyssey. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Thurs., 11/4 and complete picture notes. Assessment on Books 1-8 will be Fri., 11/5.
41 Friday, October 29, 2021 Students will take vocabulary assessment #2. Then, time will be allotted for SSR, reading The Odyssey, and working on picture notes. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues., 11/2 and complete picture notes. Assessment on Books 1-8 will be Fri., 11/5.
40 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Students will have time allotted for SSR, AoW completion, or vocabulary practice. Fri., 10/29, vocabulary quiz for The Odyssey and AoW Parts 1 and 2 due. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues., 11/2 and complete picture notes. AoW Water Part 1 AoW Water Part 2
39 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Students will complete small group work with comparative literary verses from The Rubaiyat and analyze figurative language, meaning, and themes. On Thurs., 10/28, students will have time allotted for SSR, AoW completion, or vocabulary practice. Fri., 10/29, vocabulary quiz for The Odyssey and AoW Parts 1 and 2 due. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues.,11/2 and complete picture notes. AoW Water Part 1 AoW Water Part 2
38 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Students will read the comparative literary verses from The Rubaiyat and analyze figurative language, meaning, and themes. Analyze literary terms: "connotation and denotation." On Wed., continue focus on verses from The Rubaiyat. Thurs., 10/28, SSR time and practice for vocabulary quiz. Fri., 10/29, vocabulary quiz for The Odyssey and AoW Parts 1 and 2 due. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues.,11/2 and complete picture notes. AoW Water Part 1 AoW Water Part 2
37 Monday, October 25, 2021 Students will review tone and structure; then, take a quick formative assessment on tone and structure. Then, we will begin reading Book 1 of The Odyssey in class. On Tues., 10/26, we will analyze "connotation and denotation." Then, Tues., 10/26 - Thurs., 10/28, we will focus on verses from The Rubaiyat. Fri., 10/29, vocabulary quiz for The Odyssey and AoW due. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues.,11/2 and complete picture notes. AoW Water Part 1 AoW Water Part 2
36 Friday, October 22, 2021 Students will practice new vocabulary words. We will preview names and Book 1 of The Odyssey. Bring your Odyssey texts to class on Monday. We will begin reading Book 1 together in class. Tues., 10/26 - Thurs., 10/28, we will focus on verses from The Rubaiyat. Fri., 10/29, vocabulary quiz for The Odyssey and AoW due. Read Books 1-8 of The Odyssey by Tues., 11/2 and complete picture notes. How Much Water?
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 "What's Going on in This Picture?"
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 "What's Going on in This Picture?"
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 Introduction to The Odyssey. On Tues., 10/19, 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 work on introductions, claims, blending quotes with elaboration, and conclusions for Oedipus essays. Students will work on final revisions for Oedipus essays before submitting final drafts. Introduction to The Odyssey 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.
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Students will work on introductions, claims, blending quotes with elaboration, and conclusions for Oedipus essays. No AoW this week. Students will work on final revisions for Oedipus essays before submitting final drafts on Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list.
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. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Study new vocabulary list.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will have the opportunity to have a writing conference with Mrs. O'Janpa this week while continuing to draft Oedipus essays. No AoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Oedipus expository planner
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Retake assessment for Oedipus and begin essay. No AoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15. Oedipus expository planner
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Complete introduction to expository/analytical writing. Begin brainstorming for Oedipus essay. No AoW next week. Study new vocabulary list. Students will work on drafting their analytical essays in class for Oedipus. Final drafts due Fri., 10/15.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 With partners, students will take grammar assessment: comma rules 1-3. Allot SSR time. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary, analytical/expository writing pertaining to Oedipus.
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Students will take Oedipus. Review for grammar: comma rules 1-3. Allot SSR time. Wed., 10/6, comma rules assessment and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary and writing plans pertaining to Oedipus.
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Wrap-up for Oedipus. Review grammar: comma rules 1-3. Tues., 10/5, Oedipus assessment. Wed., 10/6, comma rules assessment and SSR time allotted. Thurs., 10/7, intro to new vocabulary and writing plans pertaining to Oedipus. Oedipus Wrap-up
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Complete reading Oedipus. Next week, writing plans pertaining to Oedipus and comma assessment.
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Students will continue reading Oedipus. SSR time allotted. Complete reading Oedipus on Fri., 10/1. Review comma rules and partake in further exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Students will complete comma rules and work with partners on comma slides. Continue reading Oedipus to p. 196. SSR time allotted. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Students will review comma rules and work with partners on comma slides. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will have another opportunity to take Vocabulary #1 assessment. Then, continue reading Oedipus. Continue reading Oedipus this week. Review comma rules and partake in exercises. Discuss literary term "anecdote." Oedipus mini LoW due Fri., 10/1. Oedipus mini LoW
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment. SSR time will be allotted. Continue reading Oedipus next week.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will review structure, tone, and vocabulary words. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will follow-up with discussion of the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. We will review structure and continue reading Oedipus in class. Thursday, we will continue reading Oedipus in class. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. SSR time will be allotted. Wednesday and Thursday, we will continue reading Oedipus in class. Vocabulary quiz #1 will be Fri., 9/24. SSR time will be allotted Friday. Oedipus Priest Annotation
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will begin reading Oedipus in class. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss the Oedipus Priest Annotation document. Continue reading Oedipus in class this week. Vocabulary quiz #1 on Fri., 9/24. Oedipus Priest Annotation
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will take part in pre-reading activities for Oedipus. Begin reading Oedipus in class next week. Vocabulary quiz #1 on Fri., 9/24.
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Write for three minute after receiving prompt for Journal Entry #2. Then, we will discuss Confucius' Analects. On Fri., 9/17, introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendships" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 SSR time will be allotted for students. Then, we will read and discuss Confucius' Analects. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendships" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will review vocabulary words and we will have a class introduction to Analects. Bring SSR choice on Tues., 9/14. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendship" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. Excerpts from Analects Gaming Analysis & Response
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Be ready on Mon., 9/13 to review vocabulary words from Quizlet. Bring SSR choice on Tues., 9/14. Read excerpts from Confucius' Analects and introduce Oedipus. Fri., 9/17, AoW Part 1 "Gaming Friendship" and Part 2 Analysis & Reflection due. AoW Gaming Friendships Gaming Analysis & Response
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Turn in Part 1 AoW "Birds" summary and Part 2 analysis, and response paragraphs on Fri., 9/1. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. . Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Birds Analysis & Response
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will be allotted time to read SSR choices. We will work on the analysis and reflection for the "Birds" AoW and also review vocabulary. Bring your independent book selections to class every day. We will continue working on the analysis and reflection sections for the AoW. Study recent vocabulary words in Quizlet. AoW Birds 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. We will continue working on the analysis and reflection sections for the AoW. 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.
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, 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