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Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Sophomores do not have classes today due to ACT testing. On Thurs., 2/29, students who need extended time or need to make up missing assignments may do so during class. Fri., 3/1, we will review Act 3 passages from Julius Caesar.
107 Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Students who get extended time on assessments may utilize class time to finish cold reading assessment. counterclaim and rebuttal transitions. Other students will review recent practice assessment close reading questions and discuss ways to improve selecting the best response. On Wed., 2/28, sophomores do not have to report to school due to ACT testing for juniors only. Thurs., 2/29, students who need extended time or need to make up missing assignments may do so during class. Fri., 3/1, we will review Act 3 passages from Julius Caesar.
106 Monday, February 26, 2024 Students will counterclaim and rebuttal transitions. Then, we will also review close reading questions for sample info-text articles. On Tues., 2/27, students need to have school-approved Chromebooks to complete the cold reading assessment. Wed., 2/28, sophomores do not have to report to school due to ACT testing for juniors only. Thurs., 2/29, students who need extended time or need to make up missing assignments may do so during class. Fri., 3/1, we will review Act 3 passages from Julius Caesar.
105 Friday, February 23, 2024 Students will compete in a "using transitions" competition. Then, we will practice reading and answering questions for sample info-text articles. On Mon., 2/26 and Tues., 2/27, students need to have school-approved Chromebooks for our next cold reading assessment.
104 Thursday, February 22, 2024 Students will complete "What's wrong with this concession?" On Fri., 2/22, students will review argumentative essay techniques and partake in a transitions competition.
103 Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Students will continue working on counterclaims and transitions. Then, we will analyze "What's wrong with this concession?" This week, we will work on concessions paragraphs, memorizing transitions, and ways to plan quickly for argumentative writing.
102 Tuesday, February 20, 2024 Students will continue work on counterclaims and begin memorizing transitions. This week, we will work on concessions paragraphs, memorizing transitions, and ways to plan quickly for argumentative writing.
101 Thursday, February 15, 2024 Students will work on transitions and quote blending. Next week, we will discuss components needed in argumentative essays: counterclaims and rebuttals.
100 Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Students will annotate and analyze "Sonnet 8," by Shakespeare. If time permits, we will work on transitions and quote blending. On Fri., 2/15, we will discuss components needed in argumentative essays: counterclaims and rebuttals. Sonnet 8
99 Tuesday, February 13, 2024 Students will offer peer feedback for their one paragraph essays about Brutus' decision to kill Caesar. Then, we will work with partners to annotate and analyze "Sonnet 8," by Shakespeare. This week, we will continue working on using transitions, elaboration, and using quotes. Also, we will discuss components needed in argumentative essays: counterclaims and rebuttals. Sonnet 8
98 Monday, February 12, 2024 Students will complete writing one paragraph about a sample passage from Julius Caesar. This week, we will continue working on using transitions, elaboration, and using quotes. Also, we will discuss components needed in argumentative essays: counterclaims and rebuttals.
97 Friday, February 9, 2024 Students will write one paragraph about a sample passage from Julius Caesar. Next week, we will continue annotating and analyzing Julius Caesar. We will also review components needed in argumentative essays: counterclaims and rebuttals.
96 Thursday, February 8, 2024 Students will annotate and analyze passages from Act 2 of Julius Caesar. This week, we will continue annotating and reading Julius Caesar as well as analyzing Shakespearean sonnets.
95 Wednesday, February 7, 2024 Students will write an essay using all their vocabulary words. This week, we will continue annotating and reading Julius Caesar as well as analyzing Shakespearean sonnets.
94 Tuesday, February 6, 2024 Students will review their individual rubric from the recent cold reading assessment. Then, we will review a sample 10/10 writing sample as well as a 6/10. Students will analyze and discuss what they observe. Lastly, we will review vocabulary terms. This week, we will continue annotating and reading Julius Caesar as well as analyzing Shakespearean sonnets.
93 Monday, February 5, 2024 We will further analyze the Shakespearean sonnet. Then, we will review vocabulary terms and recent results from literary analysis essays. This week, we will continue annotating and reading Julius Caesar as well as analyzing Shakespearean sonnets.
92 Friday, February 2, 2024 We will further analyze the Shakespearean sonnet. Then, we will review vocabulary terms and recent results from literary analysis essays. Next week, we will continue annotating and reading Julius Caesar as well as analyzing Shakespearean sonnets.
91 Thursday, February 1, 2024 We will discuss Act 1, scene 2 of Julius Caesar and preview scene 3. Then, we will further analyze the Shakespearean sonnet. On Fri., 2/2, students will recap Julius Caesar.
90 Wednesday, January 31, 2024 We will closely read and discuss a passage from Act 1, scene 2 of Julius Caesar. On Thurs., 2/1, we will analyze sonnet construction. On Fri., 2/2, students will recap Julius Caesar.
89 Tuesday, January 30, 2024 We will begin our two day pre-reading discussion for Julius Caesar. Students will need to take brief notes and actively participate. Students need to begin studying the new vocabulary list for Julius Caesar. Also, peruse the characters and decide upon roles or other responsibilities since everyone needs to actively participate. We will also be studying the construction of Shakespearean sonnets. Julius Caesar Vocabulary
88 Monday, January 29, 2024 We will have a bell-ringer literary term quiz. Then, students will have 10 minutes to journal or choice read. Lastly, we will preview a new vocabulary list. This week, students will journal or choice read. We will start with Shakespearean sonnets and preview Julius Caesar. Julius Caesar Vocabulary
87 Friday, January 26, 2024 Students may use time to complete their cold reading assessments, review new vocabulary for Julius Caesar, practice journaling, or write about choice reading. Next week, students will journal or choice read. We will start studying Shakespearean sonnets and preview Julius Caesar.
86 Thursday, January 25, 2024 We will review new vocabulary for Julius Caesar. Then, we will practice journaling or writing about choice reading. On Fri. 1/26, students will work on journaling, choice reading, or new vocabulary list.
85 Wednesday, January 24, 2024 First, we will review literary terms. Then, we will complete the Arachne myth exercise together in class. On Thurs., 1/25 and Fri. 1/26, students may utilize class time to work on cold reading assessment or work on journaling, choice reading, or new vocabulary list. Arachne practice myth
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 Calamity Day #5! Review literary terms. On Wed., 1/24, we will complete the Arachne myth exercise. Thurs., 1/25 and Fri. 1/26, students may utilize class time to work on cold reading assessment or work on journaling, choice reading, or new vocabulary list. Arachne practice myth
84 Monday, January 22, 2024 We will review literary terms and journaling. This week, we will review literary terms, journaling, elaboration, and writing tips for introductions and conclusions.
Friday, January 19, 2024 Calamity Day #4! Students need to complete and turn in any missing or late work in Google Classroom. On Mon., 1/22, we will review the elaboration activities for Echo and Narcissus.
83 Thursday, January 18, 2024 We will review and discuss the Pan and Syrinx article. Then, we will review literary terms and journaling. On Fri., 1/19, we will practice writing intros and conclusions.
Wednesday, January 17, 2024 Calamity Day #3! Complete the Pan and Syrinx paragraph in Google Classroom. Prepare to discuss tomorrow. On Thurs., 1/18 and Fri., 1/19, we will also review literary terms, write journal or reading entries, and practice writing intros and conclusions.
82 Tuesday, January 16, 2024 In Google Classroom, Students will read, annotate, and write a paragraph about the myth of Syrinx. Then, we will discuss the related article. This week, we will continue analyzing Echo and Syrinx myth passages and related article. Then, we will also review literary terms, write journal or reading entries, and practice writing intros and conclusions.
81 Friday, January 12, 2024 Students will discuss Echo and Narcissus passages and write a brief response. Then, we will participate in "What's Going on in this Picture?" activity. Next week, we will continue analyzing Echo and Narcissus passages. Then, we will also review literary terms, write journal or reading entries, and practice writing intros.
80 Thursday, January 11, 2024 Students will discuss upcoming vocabulary terms and participate in a synesthesia activity. On Fri, 1/12, we will review Echo and Narcissus work and participate in "What's Going on in this Picture?" activity.
79 Wednesday, January 10, 2024 Students will complete their one-paragraph revision from their midterm essays. Be sure to refer to Passage 2, "Civil Rights Bill" posted in Google Classroom. Then, we will discuss upcoming vocabulary terms and work to complete written reflections for this week's RAD: "Synesthesia." Complete RAD annotations and reflections and prepare to discuss in ELA class on Thurs., 1/11. On Fri, 1/12, we will analyze vocabulary words for our Echo and Narcissus passages, and partake in a synesthesia activity.
78 Tuesday, January 9, 2024 Students will first revise one paragraph from their midterm essays. Be sure to refer to Passage 2, "Civil Rights Bill" posted in Google Classroom. Then, we will discuss upcoming vocabulary terms and work on annotating this week's RAD. This week, we will work on RAD annotations, vocabulary words for our Echo and Narcissus passages, and partake in a synesthesia activity. Passage 2 Civil Rights Bill
77 Monday, January 8, 2024 Students will look at their essays from the midterm. They will be asked to revise body paragraph(s). This week, we will work on RAD annotations, vocabulary words for our Echo and Narcissus passages, and partake in a synesthesia activity.
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 Class no longer meets until January 8, 2024. Have a wonderful Winter Break!
Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Class no longer meets until January 8, 2024. Have a wonderful Winter Break!
76 Monday, December 18, 2023 There is no exam in this course. However, students may prepare for exams during 9:05 - 10:35 AM today. Have a wonderful Winter Break!
75 Friday, December 15, 2023 Students will review practice exercises pertaining to next week's ELA midterm. We will continue preparing for next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions.
74 Thursday, December 14, 2023 Students will review practice exercises pertaining to next week's ELA midterm. We will continue preparing for next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions.
73 Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Students will review practice exercises pertaining to next week's ELA midterm. We will continue preparing for next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions.
72 Tuesday, December 12, 2023 Students who need to prepare for today's Of Mice and Men discussion assessment may confer with Mrs. O'Janpa. Then, we will review vocabulary terms for tomorrow's assessment. We will prepare for next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions.
71 Monday, December 11, 2023 Students will prepare for this week's Of Mice and Men assessments. We will complete reading Of Mice and Men and prepare for assessments and next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions. We will complete reading Of Mice and Men and prepare for assessments and next week's ELA midterm. Students will not have a midterm in Extensions. Harvest Gypsies Excerpt
70 Friday, December 8, 2023 Students will read "The Harvest Gypsies." Then, we will answer questions and discuss the Steinbeck excerpt. Next week, we will complete reading Of Mice and Men as well as more AIR practice questions. Harvest Gypsies Excerpt
69 Thursday, December 7, 2023 Students will work to complete Chapter 4 reading for Of Mice and Men and answer all review questions. We will complete supplemental exercises for Of Mice and Men as well as AIR practice questions. Harvest Gypsies Excerpt
68 Wednesday, December 6, 2023 Students will work to blend quotes when answering short response questions. We will continue supplemental exercises for Of Mice and Men as well as AIR practice questions.
67 Tuesday, December 5, 2023 Students will complete their work on characterization studies for Of Mice and Men. We will continue supplemental exercises for Of Mice and Men as well as AIR practice questions.
66 Monday, December 4, 2023 Students will work on characterization studies for Of Mice and Men. We will continue supplemental exercises for Of Mice and Men as well as AIR practice questions.
65 Friday, December 1, 2023 Students will take time to complete reading Chapter 2 from Of Mice and Men and review idioms. Next week, we will continue additional work for our Of Mice and Men exercises.
64 Thursday, November 30, 2023 First, we will finish discussing yesterday's "Friendship" article. Then, students will take time to complete reading Chapter 2 from Of Mice and Men. We will continue additional work for our Of Mice and Men exercises.
63 Wednesday, November 29, 2023 Students will read an info-text article on the three types of friendships. After closely reading, students will work with an assigned partner to discuss the best possible responses to the follow-up questions. Then, we will discuss how the responses were derived. We will continue additional work for our Of Mice and Men exercises.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 Calamity Day #2! Snow Day!
62 Monday, November 27, 2023 Students will extend classwork for Of Mice and Men exercises. This week, we will continue additional work for our Of Mice and Men exercises.
61 Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Students will read a brief info-text passage and in a small group, students will discuss the best responses to discussion questions. After Thanksgiving break, bring Of Mice and Men texts as well as your choice reading books to class daily.
60 Monday, November 20, 2023 Students will partake in vocabulary building skills and compete in teams with our new vocabulary words. On Tues., 11/21, we will preview the author's background and focus on the setting for Of Mice and Men. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
59 Friday, November 17, 2023 Students will partake in vocabulary building skills and compete in teams with our new vocabulary words. Next week, we will preview the author's background and focus on the setting for Of Mice and Men. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
58 Thursday, November 16, 2023 Students will closely read and annotate a short info-text article. Then, they will discuss multiple-choice responses. On Fri., 11/17, students will have time to complete outstanding ELA assignments or read their choice reading books.
57 Wednesday, November 15, 2023 Students will closely read and annotate a short info-text article. Then, they will discuss multiple-choice responses. On Thurs., 11/16, we will continue vocabulary building skills. On Fri., 11/17, students will have time to complete outstanding ELA assignments or read their choice reading books.
56 Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Students will work on vocabulary building skills. On Wed., 11/15, we will read a short info-text article; then, students will discuss the main idea and text evidence in small groups. On Thurs., 11/16, we will continue vocabulary building skills. On Fri., 11/17, students will have time to complete outstanding ELA assignments or read their choice reading books.
55 Monday, November 13, 2023 Students will discuss the content of sample video lectures pertaining to ethos, pathos, and logos. This week, we will analyze various speeches for evidence and practice building vocabulary skills. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
54 Friday, November 10, 2023 Students will preview Amelia Earhart article. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
53 Thursday, November 9, 2023 Students will continue to work on their body paragraphs for "Needs." Time will be allotted to reading choice books. On Fri., 11/10, we will preview the "Amelia Earhart" article. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
52 Wednesday, November 8, 2023 Students will discuss more about the "Needs" passage in our text. Time will be allotted to reading choice books. On Thurs., 11/9 and Fri., 11/10, we will preview "Amelia Earhart" article. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
51 Tuesday, November 7, 2023 Students will discuss more about the "Needs" passage in our text. Then, we will take time to analyze some of our new vocabulary terms. On Wed., 11/8, we will continue to discuss "Needs vs. Wants." On Thurs., 11/9 and Fri., 11/10, we will preview "Amelia Earhart" article. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
50 Monday, November 6, 2023 Read info-text article and discuss. Preview new vocabulary terms. This week, we will discuss the info-text reading as well as "Needs vs. Wants." Preview "Amelia Earhart" article. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
49 Friday, November 3, 2023 We will take time to work on RAD 3 written response. Read choice reading books and or the Smithsonian Teen article in Google Classroom. Bring choice reading books to class daily.
48 Thursday, November 2, 2023 We will take time to discuss how to improve annotations. Read choice reading book. We will read an info-text article tomorrow and analyze how ethos, pathos, and logos are used. Bring choice reading to class daily. Halloween Poems
47 Wednesday, November 1, 2023 We will complete poetry modeling. Then, review vocabulary for tomorrow's assessment. We will revise the Calidore written responses and work on our RAD 3 assignments. Bring choice reading to class daily. Halloween Poems
46 Tuesday, October 31, 2023 We will continue to review how to improve analytical writing. Students will read Halloween poetry and select one sample to model for their own original poem. We will revise the Calidore written responses and work on our RAD 3 assignments. Bring choice reading to class daily. Halloween Poems
45 Monday, October 30, 2023 We will review how to improve analytical writing. Students will have time to read choice books. This week, we will revise the Calidore written responses and work on our RAD 3 assignments. Also, we will review how to improve analytical writing. Bring choice reading to class daily. Scientists Trace Memories
44 Friday, October 27, 2023 Students will read an article about memories; then, write a brief paragraph and discuss. Time to read choice books will be allotted. Next week, we will review how to improve analytical writing. Scientists Trace Memories
43 Thursday, October 26, 2023 Students will analyze flaws with eyewitness testimonies. Time to read choice books will be allotted. On Fri., 10/27, we will read and discuss an article about memories.
42 Wednesday, October 25, 2023 Students will participate in a review of logos, pathos, and ethos, as well as vocabulary organizers. On Thurs., 10/26, students will analyze the flaws with eyewitness testimony. On Fri., 10/27, we will read and discuss an article about memories.
41 Tuesday, October 24, 2023 Students will participate in a review of logos, pathos, and ethos. On Wed., 10/25, students will review vocabulary graphic organizers. On Thurs., 10/26, students will analyze the flaws with eyewitness testimony. On Fri., 10/27, we will read and discuss an article about memories.
40 Monday, October 23, 2023 Students will participate in reader's theater responsibilities. This week, we will focus on logos, pathos, and ethos activity. Students will also review vocabulary graphic organizers, eyewitness testimony, and an article about memories.
39 Friday, October 20, 2023 Students will review their short essay responses from this week's cold reading assessment. They will review and revise for credit. Next week, we will focus on reader's theater participation. Bring choice reading to class daily.
38 Thursday, October 19, 2023 Students who have extended time will utilize time for writing their Part 2 essay responses for their cold reading assessment. On Fri., 10/20, we will begin reader's theater participation. Also, students who wish to turn in their one-pager assignment may bring their choice reading books in order to complete their work by Friday.
37 Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Students will have extended time to plan their written response for Part 2 of their cold reading assessment. On Thurs., 10/19, if necessary, students will have time to complete Part 2 of the cold reading assessment. On Fri., 10/20, we will begin reader's theater participation. Also, students who wish to turn in their one-pager assignment may bring their choice reading books in order to complete their work by Friday.
36 Tuesday, October 17, 2023 Students will have extended time to complete their cold reading assessment, Part I today. On Wed., 10/18, if necessary, students will have time to complete Part 2 of the cold reading assessment. Also, students who wish to turn in their one-pager assignment may bring their choice reading books in order to complete their work by Friday.
35 Monday, October 16, 2023 We will complete our discussion and analysis of the Icarus myth. Preview reader's theater. This week, we will prepare for our cold reading assessment. Also, students will participate in reader's theater.
34 Thursday, October 12, 2023 We will read and discuss the Icarus myth; followed by annotating and responding to questions about text and artwork pertaining to the myth. Next week, we will prepare for our cold reading assessment. Also, students will participate in reader's theater. WWI Poetry
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Due to the PSAT there will be no classes today. This week, we will continue reading and analyzing WWI poems. WWI Poetry
33 Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Students will continue to annotate WWI poems for literary devices and themes. This week, we will continue reading and analyzing WWI poems. WWI Poetry
32 Monday, October 9, 2023 Students will read a sampling of World War I poems. Then, select three of their choosing to annotate for literary devices. This week, we will continue reading and analyzing WWI poems. WWI Poetry
31 Friday, October 6, 2023 Students will read choice books. Then, students will read an informative article where they identify the main idea, notice two claims and locate supporting evidence. Next week, we will read short poems and discuss literary devices.
30 Thursday, October 5, 2023 Students will complete evidence activity and discuss timed writings. and read choice books. On Fri.,10/7, students will read and discuss a "junk food" article.
29 Wednesday, October 4, 2023 Students will complete time writings and read choice books. Thurs., 10/6 and Fri.,10/7, students will practice writing plans and read and discuss a "junk food" article this week.
28 Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Students will complete discussions about the short story "Departure." Then, we will discuss how to improve writing thesis and claim statements. We will continue analyzing "Departure." We will practice writing plans and read and discuss a "junk food" article this week.
27 Monday, October 2, 2023 Students will read and annotate the short story "Departure." Then, we will discuss how to improve writing thesis and claim statements. We will continue analyzing "Departure." We will practice writing plans and read and discuss another article this week.
26 Friday, September 29, 2023 Students will discuss how to improve writing thesis and claim statements. We will take part in What's Going on in this Picture? activity. Next week, we will practice writing plans and read and discuss a short article.
25 Thursday, September 28, 2023 Students will discuss how to improve write thesis and claim statements. Review for vocabulary quiz. On Fri., 9/29 we will work on two more timed journal writings. Also, we will review how to improve short essay responses and participate in What's Going on in this Picture?
24 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 In Google Classroom, students will write a thesis and two claims for "A Lady in a Machine Shop." On Thurs., 9/28, students will wrap up "A Lady in a Machine Shop" with text evidence to support their claims. Then, we will work on two more timed journal writings. Also, we will review for Vocabulary List #2. On Fri., 9/29, we will review how to improve short essay responses and participate in What's Going on in this Picture?
23 Tuesday, September 26, 2023 In Google Classroom, students will read and annotate, "A Lady in a Machine Shop." This week, we continue timed journal writings. Also, will discuss essay planning and Vocabulary List #2.
22 Friday, September 22, 2023 Students will participate in What's Going on in this Picture? Next week, we will discuss essay planning and Vocabulary List #2.
21 Thursday, September 21, 2023 Students will review and prepare for warm reading assessment in tomorrow's ELA class. On Fri., 9/22, students will participate in What's Going on in this Picture? Then, we will discuss essay planning.
20 Wednesday, September 20, 2023 We will continue "This/that" arguments. Then, participate in Frayer vocabulary competition. On Thurs., 9/21, we will have a warm reading review. Fri., 9/22, students will participate in What's Going on in this Picture? Then, we will discuss essay planning.
19 Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Students will work on "This/that" arguments. On Wed., 9/20, students will participate in Frayer vocabulary competition. Thurs., 9/21, we will have a warm reading review. Fri., 9/22, students will participate in What's Going on in this Picture? Then, we will discuss essay planning.
18 Monday, September 18, 2023 Students will work on timed journal writings. Tues., 9/19 we will work on "This/that" arguments. Wed., 9/20, students will participate in Frayer vocabulary competition. Thurs., 9/21, we will have a warm reading review. Fri., 9/22, students will participate in What's Going on in this Picture? Then, we will discuss essay planning.
17 Friday, September 15, 2023 Students will check on their written RAD 2 responses. Review highlights discussed in ELA class. Then, everyone will participate in What's Going on in this Picture activity. Next week, we will review close reading techniques for upcoming stories.
16 Thursday, September 14, 2023 We will analyze how to improve written responses pertaining to this week's RAD and prepare for tomorrow's discussion. On Friday, 9/15, What's Going on in this Picture activity.
15 Wednesday, September 13, 2023 We will review and discuss annotation tips for the main idea, structure, and language. Then, we will analyze how to improve on reading assessment questions and short essays. On Thurs. 9/14, work on RAD. Friday, 9/15, What's Going on in this Picture activity.
14 Tuesday, September 12, 2023 We will review and discuss annotation tips for the main idea, structure, and language. Then, we will analyze how to improve on reading assessment questions and short essays. Wed., 9/13 - Thurs. 9/14, work on RAD. Friday, 9/15, What's Going on in this Picture activity.
13 Monday, September 11, 2023 We will review the short article and discuss annotations for the main idea, structure, and language. Then, we will review for tomorrow's vocabulary assessment. Prepare for first vocabulary quiz on Tues., 9/12. Wed., 9/13 - Thurs. 9/14, work on RAD. Friday, 9/15, What's Going on in this Picture activity.
12 Friday, September 8, 2023 We will read a short article and annotate for the main idea, structure, and language. Prepare for first vocabulary quiz on Tues., 9/12.
11 Thursday, September 7, 2023 We will discuss characters and themes. Make connections with "Fish Cheeks" and discuss "Champion." Prepare for structure and character questions for reading assessment on Fri., 9/8 in English class. First vocabulary quiz will be next Tues., 9/12.
10 Wednesday, September 6, 2023 We will complete reading The Magic Brocade; discuss characters and themes. Make connections with "Fish Cheeks" and discuss "Champion." Continue analyzing new vocabulary terms. Prepare for structure and character questions for reading assessment on Fri., 9/8 in English class. First vocabulary quiz will be next Tues., 9/12.
9 Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Time will be allotted to read choice reading books. We will begin reading The Magic Brocade. Continue analyzing new vocabulary terms. Finish The Magic Brocade. Prepare for structure and character questions for reading assessment on Fri., 9/8 in English class. First vocabulary quiz will be next Tues., 9/12.
8 Thursday, August 31, 2023 Students will complete discussing the short article pertaining to the theme in "Fish Cheeks." Then, we will discuss the independent reading books needed for class next Tues. Lastly, we will continue analyzing new vocabulary terms. For Tues., 9/5, students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily.
7 Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Students will read a short article pertaining to the theme in "Fish Cheeks." On Thurs., 8/31, we will make connections with "Someone's in Your Corner" and "Fish Cheeks." Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. Someone's in Your Corner
6 Tuesday, August 29, 2023 Students will continue previewing and practicing exercises for new vocabulary terms. Then, we will read a short article pertaining to the theme in "Fish Cheeks." Students will work on vocabulary building exercises and review literary terms. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. Someone's in Your Corner
5 Monday, August 28, 2023 Students will participate in "What's Going on in this Picture?" exercise and we will preview new vocabulary terms. Students will work on vocabulary building exercises and review literary terms. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day.
Friday, August 25, 2023 Calamity Day #1! No School! On Mon., 8/28, students will participate in "What's Going on in this Picture?" exercise and we will preview new vocabulary terms. Next week, we will work on vocabulary building exercises and review literary terms. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day.
4 Thursday, August 24, 2023 Students will complete reading and follow-up discussion for the short story "High School Money." On Fri., 8/25, we will partake in "What's Going on in this Picture?" Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. The High School Money
3 Wednesday, August 23, 2023 Students will discuss and take part in annotating the short story "High School Money." On Thurs., 8/24, we will complete reading a short story in class and review highlighting, note-taking, and discussion. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. The High School Money
2 Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Discuss goal setting and book inventory. Wed., 8/23-Thurs., 8/24, we will read a short story in class and review highlighting, note-taking, and discussion. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. Reading inventory
1 Monday, August 21, 2023 Students will review classroom policies and discuss goal setting. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. O'Janpa Extensions policies
Tuesday, July 11, 2023 What did you read or what are you reading? How do you find books? Refer to the posted summer reading guide. Independent reading: students will need to select a book of their choice and bring it to class daily, starting after Labor Day. Summer Reading