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149 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. All students will be actively engaged as we read aloud. Students need to annotate their texts and prepare for class discussion and summary notes at the end of every scene. Continue reading Romeo and Juliet during class this week. Practice vocabulary terms at vocabulary.com. Students will take a cold reading assessment on Thurs., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill is due on Fri., 5/14. RoW Miss Brill
148 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. All students will be actively engaged as we read aloud. Students need to annotate their texts and prepare for class discussion and summary notes at the end of every scene. Continue reading Romeo and Juliet during class this week. Practice vocabulary terms at vocabulary.com. Students will take a cold reading assessment on Thurs., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill is due on Fri., 5/14. RoW Miss Brill
147 Monday, May 10, 2021 Begin reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. All students will be actively engaged as we read aloud. Students need to annotate their texts and prepare for class discussion and summary notes at the end of every scene. Continue reading Romeo and Juliet during class this week. Practice vocabulary terms at vocabulary.com. Students will take a cold reading assessment on Thurs., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill is due on Fri., 5/14. Practice vocabulary terms at vocabulary.com. RoW Miss Brill
146 Friday, May 7, 2021 Introduction to Romeo and Juliet. We will begin reading Act 1. All students will participate actively. Continue reading Romeo and Juliet during class next week. Practice vocabulary terms at vocabulary.com.
145 Thursday, May 6, 2021 Students take "Shakespeare of London" cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, they may work to complete this week's RoW or practice vocabulary for Romeo and Juliet, Act 1. Bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class Fri., 5/7. Begin new vocabulary practice for Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet at vocabulary.com. Begin reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet on Fri., 5/7 and turn in RoW. RoW Reagan Speech
144 Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Students will complete their in-class essays during class today. Only texts, character charts, and Romantic Hero handouts may be used during testing, no electronic devices permitted. Any written work will be handed in at the end of class. Bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class Thurs., 5/6 and Fri., 5/7. Begin new vocabulary practice for Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet at vocabulary.com. On Thurs., 5/6 students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Begin reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet on Fri., 5/7 and turn in RoW. RoW Reagan Speech
143 Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Students will begin drafting their in-class essays during class today. Only texts, character charts, and Romantic Hero handouts may be used during testing, no electronic devices permitted. Any written work will be handed in at the end of class. Students will have Wed., 5/5 to complete their in-class essay. Only texts, character charts, and Romantic Hero handouts may be used during testing, no electronic devices permitted. Also, bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class on Wed., 5/5. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. On Thurs., 5/6 students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. RoW due Fri., 5/7. RoW Reagan Speech
142 Monday, May 3, 2021 Students will share character charts and get teacher approval for CMC essay plans. Students will have Tues., 5/4 and Wed., 5.5 to complete their in-class essay. Only texts, character charts, and Romantic Hero handouts may be used during testing, no electronic devices permitted. Also, bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class on Wed., 5/5. Begin new vocabulary practice at vocabulary.com. RoW Reagan Speech
141 Friday, April 30, 2021 Students will participate in a book club discussion for The Count of Monte Cristo. Then, we will review preparations for next week's in-class essay. Upon completion of Count of Monte Cristo, students need to share their final character charts as well as in-class essay plans for Mon., 5/3. Students will have next Tues., 5/4 and Wed., 5.5 to complete their in-class essay. Only texts, character charts, and Romantic Hero handouts may be used during testing, no electronic devices permitted. Also, bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class next Wed., 5/5.
140 Thursday, April 29, 2021 Students will work with partners to prepare for tomorrow's book club discussion for ?The Count of Monte Cristo. Then, we will review preparations for next week's in-class essay. Students need to complete reading the entire CMC novel and prepare for discussion on Fri., 4/30. We will further discuss possible in-class essay prompts for upcoming final assessment on Thurs., 5/6.
139 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Students will first have time for reading and annotating CMC texts. Then, they may work with others to prepare for this week's discussion. Students need to complete reading the entire CMC novel and prepare for discussion on Fri., 4/30. We will further discuss possible in-class essay prompts for upcoming final assessment on Wed., 5/6.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Class will not meet on Tues., 4/27. Students need to complete reading and prepare for class discussion about CMC for Fri., 4/30. Then, students will prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel which will be due by Wed., 5/6.
138 Monday, April 26, 2021 Class time allotted for math practice. Also, others will continuing to read, annotate, and prepare for end of the week CMC class discussion. Class will not meet on Tues., 4/27. Students need to complete reading and prepare for class discussion about CMC for Fri., 4/30. Then, students will prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel which will be due by Wed., 5/6.
137 Friday, April 23, 2021 Academic awards will be distributed at the start of class. We will review our recent CMC assessments. Then, students will once again be allotted time for math practice or reading CMC. Students need to complete reading and prepare for class discussion about CMC by next Fri., 4/30. Then, students will prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel which will be due by Wed., 5/6.
Thursday, April 22, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. Academic awards will be distributed at the start of class on Friday. On Fri., 4/23, students will once again be allotted time for math practice or reading CMC. Students need to complete reading CMC by next Fri., 4/30 and prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel.
136 Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Students will complete an independent reading assessment for Chapters 43-53 (CMC). Time will be allotted to practice for upcoming math testing for those who need it while others continue reading the novel. Students will not meet for class on Thurs., 4/22. On Fri., 4/23, students will once again be allotted time for math practice or reading CMC. Students need to complete reading CMC by next Fri., 4/30 and prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel.
135 Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Students will take reading assessment for Chapters 43-53 (CMC). Time will be allotted to practice for upcoming math testing for those who need it while others continue reading the novel. On Wed., 4/ 21, students will be allotted more time for reading or math practice. Students will not meet for class on Thurs., 4/22. On Fri., 4/23, students will once again be allotted time for math practice or reading CMC. Students need to complete reading CMC by next Fri., 4/30 and prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel.
Monday, April 19, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing. On Tues., 4/20, students will have a reading assessment about Chapters 43 -53 in CMC. On Wed., 4/ 21, students will be allotted time for reading or math practice. Students will not meet for class on Thurs., 4/22. On Fri., 4/23, students will once again be allotted time for math practice or reading CMC. Students need to complete reading CMC by Fri., 4/30 and prepare for an in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel.
134 Friday, April 16, 2021 Students will meet today and work on "EOC Quick Check Equations & Expressions" packet (others will continue reading CMC). Class will not meet on Mon., 4/19. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 53 for a short response essay assessment on Tues., 4/20. Students need to complete the book by Fri., 4/30 and prepare for an n-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero in the novel.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Students will not meet today due to AIR testing schedule. On Fri., 4/16, most students will work on "EOC Quick Check Equations & Expressions" packet (others will continue reading CMC). Students need to read to the end of Chapter 53, by Tues., 4/20. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
133 Wednesday, April 14, 2021 During the first part of class, students will continue to participate in a large group discussion about the text. Be sure to refer only to the text and have your paper character charts with you to recall "who's who." Students may continue reading and annotating text for the second half of class. On Fri., 4/16, most students will work on "EOC Quick Check Equations & Expressions" packet (others will continue reading CMC). Students need to read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
132 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 During the first part of class, students will be allotted time to read, annotate, chart CMC characters and meet with partners. Then, all students will participate in a large group discussion about the text. On Wed., 4/14, we will continue devoting the first half of class to students reading, annotating text, charting CMC characters, and meeting with reading partners. On Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16, most students will work on "EOC Quick Check Equations & Expressions" packet (others will continue reading CMC). Students need to read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
131 Monday, April 12, 2021 Students will be paired to first discuss book annotations and summaries up to the end of Chapter 43 in The Count of Monte Cristo. Then, all students will participate in a large group discussion about the text. On Tues., 4/13 and Wed., 4/14, students will be allotted class time for SSR, annotating text, charting CMC characters, and meeting with reading partners. On Thurs., 4/15 and Fri., 4/16, most students will work on "EOC Quick Check Equations & Expressions" packet (others will continue reading CMC). Students need to read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
130 Friday, April 9, 2021 Students will retake CMC quizzes for Chapter 33, if necessary. Then, time will be allotted for SSR followed by paired book annotations and summary discussions. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 43 by Mon., 4/ 13. Read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
129 Thursday, April 8, 2021 First, we will also discuss reading incentives for CMC. Then, students will be allotted SSR time to help meet their reading goals for CMC. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 43 by Mon., 4/ 13. Read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
128 Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Quizzes will be returned and students will first have class discussions with assigned partners, then with the entire class. Our focus will be about Dante's role as a Romantic hero and tracking the character chart. Throughout this week, we will further discuss the character chart and the role of the Romantic hero. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 43 by Mon., 4/ 13. Read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
127 Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Using only their texts, students will take reading assessment covering the text to the end of Chapter 33 of CMC. Continue reading and charting characters; prepare for class discussion tomorrow. Throughout this week, we will further discuss the character chart and the role of the Romantic hero. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 43 by Mon., 4/ 13. Read to the end of Chapter 53, by Mon. 4/19. Complete the book by Fri., 4/30. Write in-class essay about the role of the Romantic hero.
126 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Students will finish and turn in their Shakespearean sonnets before the end of class today. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 in CMC and prepare for an open book quiz next, Tues., 4/6. Shakespearean Sonnet Checklist
125 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Students will begin drafting their Shakespearean sonnets. Students will complete their sonnets by Thurs., 4/1. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 in CMC and prepare for an open book quiz next, Tues., 4/6. Shakespearean Sonnet Checklist
124 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Students will begin step one for writing Shakespearean sonnets. Partners will assigned and brainstorming of topics. No RoW this week. Begin studying how to breakdown a Shakespearean sonnet. Students will complete their sonnets by Thurs., 4/1. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 in CMC and prepare for an open book quiz next, Tues., 4/6. Writing Shakespearean Sonnets
123 Monday, March 29, 2021 Students will review "practice" quizzes from CMC. We will begin focusing on writing Shakespearean sonnets. No RoW this week. Begin studying how to breakdown a Shakespearean sonnet. Then, students will be paired to construct their own by Thurs., 4/1. Students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 in CMC and prepare for an open book quiz next, Tues., 4/6. Writing Shakespearean Sonnets
122 Friday, March 19, 2021 Students will be paired with others to work on "practice" quiz for CMC. During our break, students need to pace their reading, notes, and character charts. By Thurs., 4/1, students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 and prepare for an open book quiz.
121 Thursday, March 18, 2021 Students will have time to read Chapters 12-15 for the first half of class; then, we will follow up with discussion. A practice quiz for Chapters 12-15 will be on Fri., 3/19. During break, students need to pace their reading, notes , and character charts. By Thurs., 4/1, students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 and prepare for an open book quiz.
120 Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Students will take assessment for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Afterwards, students may read and work on character charts. Thurs., 3/18 students will have time to read Chapters 12-15 for the first half of class; then, we will follow will discussion. A practice quiz for Chapters 12-15 will be on Fri., 3/19. During break, students need to pace their reading, notes , and character charts. By Thurs., 4/1, students need to read to the end of Chapter 33 and prepare for an open book quiz.
119 Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Students will discuss character charts and Chapters 6-8. Also, we will quickly review of dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Read Chapters 9-11 for Wed., 3/17 and take the actual assessment on dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Read Chapters 12-15 for Fri., 3/19.
118 Monday, March 15, 2021 Students will discuss character charts and Chapters 6-8. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15. Tues., 3/ 16, allow time to complete and share character chart for CMC. Read Chapters 6-8 for Mon., 3/15. Read Chapters 9-11 for Wed., 3/17 and take the actual assessment on dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Read Chapters 9-15 for Fri., 3/19.
117 Thursday, March 11, 2021 Students will work on a practice assessment for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15. Read Chapters 6-8 for Mon., 3/15. Read Chapters 9-11 for Wed., 3/17 and take the actual assessment on dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Read Chapters 9-15 for Fri., 3/19.
116 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Students will discuss Chapters 2-5 of The Count of Monte Cristo. We will also share character charts. On Thurs., 3/ 11, student will work on a practice assessment for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Read Chapters 6-8 for Mon., 3/15. All make-up work is due by 1:30 PM on Mon., 3/15.
115 Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Students will continue to discuss intro to brackets, dashes, and parentheses. Time will be allotted to complete exercises with peers and review. Read and discuss Chapters 4-5 of the novel Wed., 3/10. Thurs., practice other punctuation. Read Chapters 6-8 for Mon., 3/15. Other Punctuation Part 2
114 Monday, March 8, 2021 We will discuss Chapters 1-3 of The Count of Monte Cristo. Review recent in-class essay assessments. Intro to brackets, dashes, and parentheses exercises. Tues., 3/9., continue brackets, dashes, and parentheses exercises. Read and discuss Chapters 4-5 of the novel Wed., 3/10. Thurs., practice other punctuation. Read Chapters 6-8 for Mon., 3/15. Other Punctuation Part 2
113 Friday, March 5, 2021 We will continue our introduction to Count of Monte Cristo. Practice new vocabulary terms for Chapters 1-3 of CMC. Read Chapters 2-3 of the novel by Mon., 3/8.
112 Thursday, March 4, 2021 We will take more time to review recent writing samples and note the differences between expository and argumentative. Then, we continue our introduction to Count of Monte Cristo. Practice new vocabulary terms for Chapters 1-3 of CMC. Begin reading Chapters 1-3 of the novel by Fri., 3/5 and turn in RoW 6. RoW 6 Hercules Part 2 LOTF Graphic Organizer
111 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 We will review recent writing samples and note the differences between expository and argumentative. Then, we will begin introduction to Count of Monte Cristo. Practice new vocabulary terms for Chapters 1-3 of CMC. Begin reading Chapters 1-3 of the novel by Fri., 3/5 and turn in RoW 6. RoW 6 Hercules Part 2 LOTF Graphic Organizer
110 Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Students will complete and submit their final LOTF in-class essay drafts into Edulastic by the end of class today. Wed., 3/3 and Thurs., 3/4, introduce Count of Monte Cristo. Practice new vocabulary terms for Chapters 1-3 of CMC. Begin reading Chapters 1-3 of the novel by Fri., 3/5 and turn in RoW 6. RoW 6 Hercules Part 2 LOTF Graphic Organizer
109 Monday, March 1, 2021 Students will first work to complete and turn in revisions for small group analytical writing. Then, students may begin planning and drafting their in-class essay. In-class essay, due Tues., 3/2. Wed., 3/3 and Thurs., 3/4, introduce Count of Monte Cristo. RoW 6 due on Fri., 3/5. RoW 6 Hercules Part 2 LOTF Graphic Organizer
108 Friday, February 26, 2021 Students will discuss Chapter 12 and the end of the novel. Time will be allotted to revise small group analytical writing. Then, students may begin brainstorming for next week in-class essay. Begin prewriting for in-class essay, due Tues., 3/2. RoW 6 Hercules Part 2
107 Thursday, February 25, 2021 Students will take vocabulary quiz for Chapters 10-12. Time will be allotted to read Ch. 12 and complete RoW. For Fri., 2/26, complete RoW 5 and finish reading Ch. 12, the end of LOTF. Begin prewriting for in-class essay, due next Tues., 3/2. RoW 5 Queen Elizabeth I
106 Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Students will discuss Chapters 9-11 of LOTF. We will also prepare for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz on Chapters 10-12. For Thurs., 2/25, prepare for vocabulary quiz for Chs.10-12 of LOTF. For Fri., 2/26, complete RoW 5 and finish reading Ch. 12, the end of LOTF. Begin prewriting for in-class essay, due next Tues., 3/2. RoW 5 Queen Elizabeth I
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Due to ACT testing, students will not meet today. For Wed., 2/ 24, read to Ch. 11 in LOTF. For Thurs., 2/25, prepare for vocabulary quiz for Chs.10-12 of LOTF. For Fri., 2/26, complete RoW 5 and finish reading Ch. 12, the end of LOTF. Begin prewriting for in-class essay, due next Tues., 3/2. RoW 5 Queen Elizabeth I
105 Monday, February 22, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Then, if time permits, practice vocabulary terms for Chs. 10-12 of LOTF and continue reading to the end of the novel. Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class next Tues., 2/23. For Thurs., 2/25, prepare for vocabulary quiz for Chs.10-12 of LOTF. For Fri., 2/26, complete RoW 5 and finish reading Ch. 12, the end of LOTF. Begin prewriting for in-class essay, due next Tues., 3/2. RoW 5 Queen Elizabeth I
104 Friday, February 19, 2021 Working in small groups, students will have time to complete their analytical essays for Documents A-C. Our next cold reading assessment will be Mon. 2/22. Also, students need to read to the end of Ch. 11 in LOTF by Monday. Due to the ACT testing, we will not have class next Tues., 2/23. Documents A-C Guided Questions
103 Thursday, February 18, 2021 Students will have time allotted to read three documents and respond to the post-reading questions. No RoW this week! On Thurs., 2/18, students will work in small groups to analyze the three documents; then, will write briefly about their findings. On Fri., 2/19 we will review and discuss Chapters 9-10 of LOTF. Our next cold reading assessment will be postponed to Mon. 2/22. Also, students need to read to the end of Ch. 11 for next Monday. Documents A-C Guided Questions
102 Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Students will have an assessment on Ch. 9 of LOTF. Time allotted to read three documents and respond to the post-reading questions. No RoW this week! On Thurs., 2/18, students will work in small groups to analyze the three documents; then, will write briefly about their findings. On Fri., 2/19 students will take a cold reading assessment and discuss Chapter 10. Read Chapter 11 for Mon. 2/22. Documents A-C Guided Questions
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Snow Day No RoW this week! Read Documents A-C for Wed., 2/17 and take assessment for Ch 9 of LOTF; students need to complete guided questions for Documents A-C. On Thurs., 2/17, students will discuss the documents and their responses to post-reading questions in their small groups; then, students will work in small groups to analyze the three documents; then, will write briefly about their findings. On Fri., 2/19 students will take a cold reading assessment and discuss Chapter 10. Read Chapter 11 for Mon. 2/22.
101 Thursday, February 11, 2021 Students will discuss Chapter 8 of LOTF. No RoW next week! Read to end of Ch. 9 and prepare for a short written response quiz on Tues., 2/16. On Wed., 2/17 and Thurs., 2/18, students will work in small groups to analyze two text samples and write brief written responses about each. On Fri., 2/19 students will take a cold reading assessment and discuss Chapter 10. Read Chapter 11 for Mon. 2/22.
100 Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Students will take vocabulary assessment for Chapters 7-9. Then, work to complete RoW 4. On Thurs., 2/ 11 complete RoW 4. Read to end of Ch. 9 for Tues., 2/16 quiz. RoW 4 Hercules
99 Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Students have time to highlight main points of Chapter 8, LOTF and practice vocabulary terms for Chapters 7-9. On Wed., 1/10, take vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Thurs., 2/ 11 complete RoW 4. Read to end of Ch. 9 for Tues., 2/16 quiz. RoW 4 Hercules
98 Monday, February 8, 2021 Students will take cold reading assessment. Practice new vocabulary terms. Tues., 2/9, continue reading to the end of Ch. 8. On Wed., 1/10, take vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Thurs., 2/ 11 complete RoW 4. Read to end of Ch. 9 for Tues., 2/16 quiz. RoW 4 Hercules
97 Friday, February 5, 2021 Students will work on drafting an analytical paragraph about Nature vs. Nurture and two characters from LOTF with a focus on Chapters 4-7. We will have a follow-up discussion and may also review the RoW. Mon., 2/8, take cold reading assessment and practice vocabulary terms. Tues., 2/9, continue reading to the end of Ch. 8. On Wed., 1/10, take vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Thurs., 2/ 11 complete RoW 4. Read to end of Ch. 9 for Tues., 2/16 quiz. RoW 4 Hercules
96 Thursday, February 4, 2021 Students will be allotted time for completing RoW and reading through Chapter 7 of LOTF. Begin practicing new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Continue reading to the end of Ch. 7 in LOTF and work on analytical writing notes; RoW 3 due on Fri., 2/5. RoW 3 The Leap
95 Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Students will discuss Chapter 5 of LOTF. After the assessment, continue reading through Chapter 7 of LOTF. Practice new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 of LOTF. Update notes for analytical writing and work on this week's RoW. Begin practicing new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Continue reading to the end of Ch. 7 in LOTF and work on analytical writing notes; RoW 3 due on Fri., 2/5. RoW 3 The Leap
94 Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Students will take vocabulary assessment for Chapters 4-6 LOTF words. After the assessment, continue reading through Chapter 7 of LOTF. Practice new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 of LOTF. Update notes for analytical writing and work on this week's RoW. Begin practicing new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9 for LOTF at vocabulary.com. Continue to read to the end of Ch. 7 in LOTF and work on analytical writing notes; RoW 3 due on Fri., 2/5. RoW 3 The Leap
93 Monday, February 1, 2021 Students will take a short cold reading assessment. After the assessment, review vocabulary list for Chapters 4-6 on vocabulary.com and complete Chapter 5 of LOTF. Be sure to read Chapter 5 of LOTF. On Tues., 2/2, take vocabulary assessment for LOTF, Chapters 4-6. RoW 3 due on Fri., 2/5, and complete reading Chapters 6-7 of LOTF by Fr., 2/5; practice new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9. RoW 3 The Leap
92 Friday, January 29, 2021 Students will further discuss analytical writing. Review new vocabulary list for Chapters 4-6 on vocabulary.com. Receive new RoW 3 for next week. By Mon. 2/1, read Chapter 5 of LOTF and take short cold reading assessment. On Tues., 2/2, take vocabulary assessment for LOTF, Chapters 4-6. RoW 3 due on Fri., 2/5, and complete reading Chapters 6-7 of LOTF by Fr., 2/5; practice new vocabulary for Chapters 7-9. RoW 3 The Leap
91 Thursday, January 28, 2021 Students will discuss Ch. 4 of LOTF. Review new vocabulary list for Chapters 4-6 on vocabulary.com. On Fri., 1/29, continue analytical writing workshop.
90 Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Students will take actual assessment on semicolons and colons. For Thurs., 1/28, students will complete reading and be prepared to discuss Ch. 4 of LOTF. On Fri., 1/29, continue analytical writing workshop.
89 Tuesday, January 26, 2021 We will complete our LOTF character log discussion. Then, review semicolons and colons. Lastly, discuss analytical writing prompts. No RoW this week. On Wed., 1/27, students will take an actual assessment on semicolons and colons. For Thurs., 1/28, students will complete reading and be prepared to discuss Ch. 4 of LOTF. On Fri., 1/29, continue analytical writing workshop.
88 Monday, January 25, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment. On Tues., 1/26. we will discuss analytical writing prompts. On Wed., 1/27, students will take an actual assessment on semicolons and colons. For Thurs., 1/28, students will complete reading and be prepared to discuss Ch. 4 of LOTF. On Fri., 1/29, continue analytical writing workshop.
87 Friday, January 22, 2021 Students will discuss and turn in the character log for Ch. 3 of LOTF and this week's RoW. On Mon., 1/25, students will take a brief cold reading assessment. On Tues., 1/26. we will discuss analytical writing prompts. On Wed., 1/27, students will take an actual assessment on semicolons and colons. For Thurs., 1/28, students will complete reading and be prepared to discuss Ch. 4 of LOTF. On Fri., 1/29, continue analytical writing workshop.
86 Thursday, January 21, 2021 Students will continue practicing semicolon and colon exercises with partners. On Thurs., 1/21, we will practice another semicolon and colon assessment. New RoW due Fri., 1/22. Read Chapter 3 of LOTF by Fri., Jan. 22 and complete character log. On Mon., 1/23, students will take semicolons and colons assessement. RoW 2 Gettysburg Address
85 Wednesday, January 20, 2021 During the first half of class, students will have time to read and annotate the new RoW or Chapter 3 of LOTF. Work to complete character log. We will discuss any questions. On Thurs., 1/21, we will practice another semicolon and colon assessment. New RoW due Fri., 1/22. Read Chapter 3 of LOTF by Fri., Jan. 22 and complete character log. RoW 2 Gettysburg Address
84 Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Students will continue semicolon and colon practice exercises. Receive new RoW. New RoW due Fri., 1/22. Read Chapter 3 of LOTF by Fri., Jan. 22 and complete character log. prepare for a character development assessment. RoW 2 Gettysburg Address
83 Friday, January 15, 2021 Students will share their responses for "The Meeting" and take a formative assessment on Chapter 2 of LOTF. Read Chapter 3 of LOTF by Fri., Jan. 22 and complete character log. prepare for a character development assessment. Chapter 2 - The Meeting
82 Thursday, January 14, 2021 Students will work with partners on a creative writing activity figurative language, analogies, semicolons, and colons. No RoW this week. Read Chapter 2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/15 and prepare for a character development assessment. Creative Combos Chapter 2 - The Meeting
81 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Students will begin grammar work for semicolons and colons. No RoW this week. Wed. and Thurs., we will have a grammar workshop for semicolons and colons. Read Chapter 2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/15 and prepare for a character development assessment. Chapter 2 - The Meeting Semicolons and Colons
80 Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Students will discuss Chapter 1 of LOTF. Reading time will be allotted to annotate Chapter 2 and work on "The Meeting" document in Google Classroom. No RoW this week. Wed. and Thurs., we will have a grammar workshop for semicolons and colons. Read Chapter 2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/15 and prepare for a character development assessment. Chapter 2 - The Meeting
79 Monday, January 11, 2021 Students will read, discuss, and complete Golding's obituary exercise. No RoW this week. Tues., 1/12, discuss Chapter 1 of LOTF. Wed. and Thurs. we will have a grammar workshop for semicolons and colons. Read Chapter 2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/15 and prepare for a character development assessment. Golding's Obituary
78 Friday, January 8, 2021 Students will discuss Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and character development for Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies. Complete Chapter 2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/15 and prepare for a character development assessment.
77 Thursday, January 7, 2021 Students will discuss character development for the first part of Chapter 1 Lord of the Flies. Time will be allotted to work on completing RoW. Complete this week's RoW and finish reading Chapter 1 to page 31 of LOTF for Fri. 1/8. Prepare to discuss how Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs correlates with the start of the novel. RoW Myth-Theseus
76 Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Students will continue working on introductory exercises for Lord of the Flies. Complete this week's RoW and finish reading Chapter 1 to page 31 of LOTF for Fri. 1/8. This week we will work on characterization, journaling, and Maslow's Hierarchy. RoW Myth-Theseus
75 Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Students will continue working on introductory exercises for Lord of the Flies. Complete this week's RoW and finish reading Chapter 1 to page 31 of LOTF for Fri. 1/8. This week we will work on characterization, journaling, and Maslow's Hierarchy. RoW Myth-Theseus
74 Monday, January 4, 2021 Students will receive new RoW assignment. Introduce Lord of the Flies. Complete this week's RoW and finish reading Chapters 1-2 of LOTF for Fri. 1/8. Tues., 1/5 through Thurs., 1/7, we will work on characterization, journaling, and Maslow's Hierarchy. RoW Myth-Theseus
Thursday, December 17, 2020 Students will not meet for this class until after Winter Break. Enjoy your Winter Break!
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Students will not meet for this class until after Winter Break. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
73 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 The fifth period midterm is scheduled for 7:25 - 9:15 AM today. Students will take a cold reading assessment which includes both literary and informational text, along with essay writing. Be sure all missing or late work is turned before Thurs., 12/17 which is the end of the second quarter and first semester.
72 Monday, December 14, 2020 We will review essays and vocabulary assessment. Then, discuss how to prepare for the midterm. Fifth period midterm is scheduled for 7:25 - 9:15 on Tues., 12/15. Students will take a cold reading assessment which includes both literary and informational text, along with essay writing.
71 Friday, December 11, 2020 Students will take vocabulary quiz for The Lord of the Flies Chapters 1-3. Check the midterm schedule for next week. Students will take a cold reading assessment which includes both literary and informational text, along with essay writing.
70 Thursday, December 10, 2020 As a class activity, students will practice and review our new vocabulary terms at Vocabulary.com. Practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com. Vocabulary assessment on Fri., 12/11 and RoW due too. Check the midterm schedule for next week. RoW The Bet
69 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 During the first half of class, students will have time to proofread and make final adjustments before submitting the Speak in-class essay to Edulastic. Then, they should practice new vocabulary words for Fri. or work on this week's RoW. Practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com. Vocabulary assessment on Fri., 12/11 and RoW due too. Check the midterm schedule for next week. RoW The Bet
68 Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Students will complete and submit their Speak in-class essay drafts in Edulastic. Upon completion of Speak argumentative essays, practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com. Vocabulary assessment on Fri., 12/11 and RoW due too. Check the midterm schedule for next week. RoW The Bet
67 Monday, December 7, 2020 Students will begin Speak in-class essay drafts in Edulastic. Tues., 12/8, students will submit final work into Edulastic. Upon completion of Speak argumentative essays, practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com. Vocabulary assessment on Fri., 12/11 and RoW due too. Check the midterm schedule for next week. RoW The Bet
66 Friday, December 4, 2020 We will review prewriting and structuring argumentative essays. Mon., 12/7 and Tues., 12/8, students will begin drafts and submit final work into Edulastic. Upon completion of Speak argumentative essays, practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com and complete new RoW by next Fri., 12,11. RoW The Bet
65 Thursday, December 3, 2020 Students may begin drafting their Speak argumentative essays. Upon completion of Speak argumentative essays, practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com on Fri., 12/4. Speak Argumentative Prompt
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Calamity Day #3. Complete Speak. Students may plan ahead for in-class final essay assessment on Thurs., 12/3. Practice new vocabulary terms posted at Vocabulary.com on Fri., 12/4. Speak Argumentative Prompt
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Calamity Day #2. Hazardous snow conditions. Stay indoors as much as possible. Complete Speak. Students will utilize class time for planning in-class final essay assessment on Wed., 12/2 and Thurs., 12/3. Practice new vocabulary terms on Fri., 12/4. Speak Argumentative Prompt
Monday, November 30, 2020 Calamity Day #1 Zoom Meeting on Tuesday. Complete Speak for Tues., 12/1. We will also begin planning for in-class final essay assessment on Wed., 12/2 and Thurs., 12/3. Introducers and Interrupters
64 Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Students will discuss "Atalanta" and work on Introducers/Interrupters grammar lesson. Complete Speak for Tues., 12/1. We will also begin planning for in-class final essay assessment on Wed., 12/2 and Thurs., 12/3. Introducers and Interrupters
63 Monday, November 23, 2020 Students will practice writing drafts for "Mood" poem. If time permits, they will complete "I Do Not Understand" poem. Submit "Mood" and "I Do Not Understand" poems on Tues., 11/24. RoW "Atalanta" also due on Tues., 11/24. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2. Creative Writing Exercise 3: A Mood Poem Creative Writing Exercise 2: I Do Not Understand
62 Friday, November 20, 2020 Students take short response assessment for "Third Marking Period" (pages 95-137) of Speak. RoW due next Tues., 11/24. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2. RoW The Myth of Atalanta
61 Thursday, November 19, 2020 Students will discuss "Third Marking Period" (pages 95-137) of Speak. Fri., 11/20 reading assessment for Speak. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2. RoW The Myth of Atalanta
60 Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Students will complete "Opposites" poem in Google Classroom. Then, continue to prepare for short reading assessment on "Third Marking Period" (pages 95-137) of Speak. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Fri., 11/20 reading assessment for Speak. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2.
59 Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Students will take cold reading assessment. Afterwards, read, annotate, and prepare for short Fri., 11/20 reading assessment on pages 95-137 of Speak. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Fri., 11/20 reading assessment for Speak. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2.
58 Monday, November 16, 2020 Students will review, discuss, and complete imagery poems and submit final copy in Google Classroom. Students will take a cold reading assessment and continue poetry exercises on Mon., 11/16. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2.
57 Friday, November 13, 2020 Students will participate in Socratic seminar on Speak, for "Second Marking Period" (pages 49-92). Students will take a cold reading assessment and continue poetry exercises on Mon., 11/16. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2.
56 Thursday, November 12, 2020 Students will brainstorm topics and talking points for Socratic seminar on Speak, "Second Marking Period." Discuss small group written assessment or mini Socratic seminar for Speak, "Second Marking Period." Also, begin in-class poetry exercises starting with Five W's. Prepare and plan "Second Marking Period" Socratic seminar for Speak on Fri., 11/13. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2. Speak seminar guide
55 Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Students will take vocabulary assessment on literary devices. Then, brainstorm topics and talking points for Socratic seminar on Speak, "Second Marking Period." Discuss small group written assessment or mini Socratic seminar for Speak, "Second Marking Period." Also, begin in-class poetry exercises starting with Five W's. Prepare and plan "Second Marking Period" Socratic seminar for Speak on Fri., 11/13. Upcoming deadlines include reading pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2. Speak seminar guide
54 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Discuss small group written assessment or mini Socratic seminar for Speak, "Second Marking Period." Also, begin in-class poetry exercises starting with Five W's. Practice new Literary devices vocabulary list for assessment on Wed., 11/11. "Second Marking Period" small group assessment written assessment or mini Socratic seminar for Speak on Fri., 11/13. Read pages 95-137 by Thurs., 11/19. Complete Speak by Mon., 11/30 and begin plan for in-class final essay assessment for Speak on Tues., 12/1 and Wed., 12/2.
53 Monday, November 9, 2020 Students need to continue reading and annotating pages 69-92 of Speak. If completed allow time for SSR or practice new vocabulary list. Practice new Literary devices vocabulary list for assessment on Wed., 11/11. "Second Marking Period" assessment for Speak on Fri., 11/13.
52 Friday, November 6, 2020 Students will discuss RoW and characterizations from pages 50-68 of Speak. Begin new vocabulary list. Bring Speak texts to class for Mon., 11/9 and continue to read and annotate pages 69-92. Practice new Literary devices vocabulary list for assessment on Wed., 11/11. "Second Marking Period" assessment for Speak on Fri., 11/13.
51 Thursday, November 5, 2020 Complete working on claims, evidence, and elaborations. Read, annotate pages 50-68 in Speak and work on 2nd characterization webs for Fri., 11/6. Also, due Fri., 11/6, complete RoW. RoW Watson UN Speech
50 Wednesday, November 4, 2020 In order to improve writing for assessments, we will work on claims, evidence, and elaborations. On Thurs., 11/5, we will complete working on claims, evidence, and elaborations. Read, annotate pages 50-68 in Speak and work on 2nd characterization webs for Fri., 11/6. Also, due Fri., 11/6, complete RoW. RoW Watson UN Speech
49 Tuesday, November 3, 2020 With partners, students will discuss "The First Marking Period" and 1st characterization webs. Then, share findings with the class. On Wed. and Thurs., we will work on claims, evidence, and elaborations. Read, annotate pages 50-68 in Speak and work on 2nd characterization webs for Fri., 11/6. Also, due Fri., 11/6, complete RoW. RoW Watson UN Speech
48 Monday, November 2, 2020 Students will take the actual comma rules #2 quiz. Read, annotate pages 50-68 in Speak and work on 2nd characterization webs for Fri., 11/6. Also, due Fri., 11/6, complete RoW. RoW Watson UN Speech
47 Friday, October 30, 2020 Students will take a formative assessment for Speak, covering p. 22 "Heathering" to end of "Halloween" p. 40. We will complete reading pages 41- 46 in class and follow up with discussion about the characterization webs. On Mon., 11/2 we will have the actual comma rules #2 quiz. Read, annotate pages 50-68 in Speak and work on 2nd characterization webs for Fri., 11/6. 2nd Characterization Webs
46 Thursday, October 29, 2020 Students will work with partners to complete and turn in Comma Rules #2 practice assessment. If time permits, complete the character webs for Speak and read to p. 40. On Fri., 10/30, students will take formative assessment for Speak, covering p. 22 "Heathering" to end of "Halloween" p. 40. Characterization Webs for Speak
45 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Students will take Speak vocabulary quiz. If time permits, continue reading and annotating Speak. On Thurs., 10/29, students will work with assigned partners and take practice comma rules #2 assessment. On Fri., 10/30, students will take formative assessment for Speak, covering p. 22 "Heathering" to end of "Halloween" p. 40.
44 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Time will be allotted to read or prepare for vocabulary quiz. Wed., 10/28, students will take Speak vocabulary assessment. Thurs., 10/29, assigned partners take practice comma rules #2 assessment. On Fri., 10/30, students will take formative assesment for Speak, covering p. 22 "Heathering" to end of "Halloween" p. 40. Practice new Speak vocabulary list for quiz on Wed., 10/28. For Fri., 10/30, read from "Heathering" (p. 22) to end of "Halloween" (p. 40). 2nd Quarter Reading Log
43 Monday, October 26, 2020 Students will take pre-assessment on comma rules #2 and begin partner work. On Tues., 10/27, students will take a cold reading assessment. Wed., 10/28, students will take Speak vocabulary assessment. Thurs., 10/29, assigned partners take practice comma rules #2 assessment. On Fri., 10/30, students will take formative assesment for Speak, covering p. 22 "Heathering" to end of "Halloween" p. 40. Practice new Speak vocabulary list for quiz on Wed., 10/28. For Fri., 10/30, read from "Heathering" (p. 22) to end of "Halloween" (p. 40).
42 Friday, October 23, 2020 Discuss RoW and review picture notes for Speak. Practice new Speak vocabulary list for quiz on Wed., 10/28.
41 Thursday, October 22, 2020 Continue reading, annotating, and working on picture notes for Speak. RoW and picture notes for pages 3-22 due Fri., 10/23. Practice new Speak vocabulary list for quiz on Wed., 10/28. Myth 4 Orpheus and Eurydice
40 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Continue reading, annotating, and working on picture notes for Speak. Practice new Speak vocabulary list. Bring Speak books to class this week. RoW and picture notes for pages 3-22 due Fri., 10/23. Myth 4 Orpheus and Eurydice
39 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Complete pre-reading Speak activities and begin reading novel. Bring Speak books to class this week. RoW due Fri., 10/23. Myth 4 Orpheus and Eurydice
38 Monday, October 19, 2020 Introduce and begin Speak. Bring Speak books to class this week. RoW due Fri., 10/23. Myth 4 Orpheus and Eurydice
37 Friday, October 16, 2020 Students will complete drafting Fahrenheit 451 argumentative essays. Bring Speak books to class Mon., 10/19. RoW due Fri., 10/23. Myth 4 Orpheus and Eurydice
36 Thursday, October 15, 2020 Students will begin drafting Fahrenheit 451 argumentative essays. On Fr., 10/16, complete Fahrenheit 451 in-class argumentative essays.
35 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Students will not meet for class today due to PSAT. In-class essay for Fahrenheit 451 will be Thurs., 10/ 15 and Fri., 10/16.
34 Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Students will take vocabulary quiz. If completed early, use time to prepare for in-class essay. Wed., 10/14, no classes meet due to PSAT. In-class essay for Fahrenheit 451 will be Thurs., 10/ 15 and Fri., 10/16.
33 Monday, October 12, 2020 Students will receive in-class essay prompt for Fahrenheit 451. Discuss components of argumentative essay. Practice vocabulary terms. Vocabulary #2 quiz will be next Tues., 10/13. Freshmen are excused from classes on Wednesday. In-class essay for Fahrenheit 451 will be Thurs., 10/ 15 and Fri., 10/16.
32 Thursday, October 8, 2020 Students will discuss RoW and themes from Fahrenheit 451. Be sure to complete Fahrenheit 451 by next Mon., 10/12. Vocabulary #2 quiz will be next Tues., 10/13. In-class essay for Fahrenheit 451 will be next Wed., 10/14.
31 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Students will take Cold reading #2 assessment in class today. This week's RoW is due on Thurs., 10/8. Be sure to complete Fahrenheit 451 by next Mon., 10/12. Vocabulary #2 quiz will be next Tues., 10/13. In-class essay for Fahrenheit 451 will be next Wed., 10/14. RoW Made Out of Meat
30 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 Review and discuss last Edulastic assessment and 3 point writing rubric. We will have a cold reading assessment on Wed., 10/7. Complete reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451 by Thurs., 10/8. RoW Made Out of Meat
29 Monday, October 5, 2020 Preview RoW, discuss Socratic seminar, and review argumentative essays. Picture Day is Tues., 10/6 during English class. We will have a cold reading assessment on Wed., 10/7. Complete reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451 by Thurs., 10/8. RoW Made Out of Meat
28 Friday, October 2, 2020 Students will participate in Socratic seminar for Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451. New RoW on Mon., 10/5. We will have a cold reading assessment on Wed., 10/7. Complete reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451 by Thurs., 10/8.
27 Thursday, October 1, 2020 We will have a practice run-through for Socratic seminar and discuss how to be prepared. No RoW due this week. Complete actual seminar on on Fri., 10/2. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Fri., 10/02. Socratic Seminar Scoring
26 Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Time will be allotted for reading, annotating, and written preparation for Socratic seminar. No RoW due this week. Practice run-through of Socratic seminar on Thurs., 10/1, Complete actual seminar on on Fri., 10/2. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Fri., 10/02. Socratic Seminar Scoring
25 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Discuss Socratic seminar. No RoW due this week. Allot preparation time for Socratic seminar during class on Wed., 9/30. Practice run-through of Socratic seminar on Thurs., 10/1, Complete actual seminar on on Fri., 10/2. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Fri., 10/02. Socratic Seminar Scoring
24 Thursday, September 24, 2020 Students will take vocabulary quiz and discuss RoW passage. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Fri., 10/02. RoW - The Man in the Arena
23 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Students will discuss preparations for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz and RoW passage. Vocabulary #1 quiz and RoW due on Thurs., 9/24. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Fri., 10/02. RoW - The Man in the Arena
22 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Students will be allotted class time to revise argumentative essays and conference with teacher. Turn in a revision for one of your argumentative rough drafts by Wed., 9/23. Vocabulary #1 quiz and RoW due on Thurs., 9/24. Complete reading/annotating for Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67-106), Part 2 "The Sieve and the Sand" by Tues., 9/29. RoW - The Man in the Arena
21 Monday, September 21, 2020 Students will take comma rules #1 quiz. Take Comma rules #1 quiz on Mon., 9/21. Turn in a revision for one of your argumentative rough drafts by Wed., 9/23. Vocabulary #1 quiz on Thurs., 9/24. RoW - The Man in the Arena
20 Friday, September 18, 2020 Review and discuss RoW and first part of Fahrenheit 451. Take Comma rules #1 quiz on Mon., 9/21. Turn in a revision for one of your argumentative rough drafts by Wed., 9/23. Take Vocabulary #1 quiz on Thurs., 9/24.
19 Thursday, September 17, 2020 Review Lottery and Antiquities rough drafts. If time permits, read and annotate up to page 65 of Fahrenheit 451, master vocabulary terms, or complete RoW work. New RoW due Fri., 9/18. Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Take Comma rules #1 quiz on Mon., 9/21. Turn in a revision or one of your argumentative rough drafts by Wed., 9/23. Take Vocabulary #1 quiz on Thurs., 9/24. Myth 2 Prometheus
18 Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Discuss Vocabulary.com and the practice comma 1 partner work. If time permits, read and annotate up to page 65 of Fahrenheit 451 or RoW work. Review Lottery and Antiquities rough drafts by Thurs., 9/17. consider one to revise. New RoW due Fri., 9/18. Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Myth 2 Prometheus
17 Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Take cold reading quiz in Edulastic. View the 3-point rubric. If time permits, read and annotate up to page 65 of Fahrenheit 451; practice vocabulary. Wed., 9/15, discuss Vocabulary.com and the practice comma 1 partner work. Review Lottery and Antiquities rough drafts by Thurs., 9/17. consider one to revise. New RoW due Fri., 9/18. Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Myth 2 Prometheus
16 Monday, September 14, 2020 Receive new RoW. Work with grammar partners on practice for comma 1 rules. Revise Lottery or Antiquities rough drafts by Thurs., 9/17. New RoW due Fri., 9/18. Grammar partners will work on practice comma 1 practice this week. Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Myth 2 Prometheus
15 Friday, September 11, 2020 Students will discuss and review this week's RoW. Grammar partners will be announced. Be prepared for new RoW post on Monday morning. Grammar partners will work on practice comma 1 quiz. Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Short Story 1: The Fox and the Horse
14 Thursday, September 10, 2020 Students will take a comma rules pre-assessment at the start of class today. Then, check Vocabulary.com for assigned practice exercises and quizzes for Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary terms. RoW, The Fox and the Horse is due Fri., 9/11; prepare to discuss. We will continue comma practice on Fri., 9/11. Next week, from Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Short Story 1: The Fox and the Horse
13 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Students will complete intro discussion about theme for Fahrenheit 451. Also, we will review grading for RoWs. Bring Fahrenheit books daily. Thurs., 9/10 we will do in-class grammar and vocabulary exercises. RoW, The Fox and the Horse is due Fri., 9/11. Next week, from Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Short Story 1: The Fox and the Horse
12 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Students will begin intro discussion about theme for Fahrenheit 451. On Wed., 9/9 and Thurs., 9/10 we will take part in grammar and vocabulary exercises. RoW, The Fox and the Horse is due Fri., 9/11. Next week, from Fahrenheit 451, complete pages 1-65 "The Hearth and the Salamander" by Fri., 9/18. Short Story 1: The Fox and the Horse
11 Thursday, September 3, 2020 Students will complete argumentative essay drafts about the Antiquities Passages. Next Tues., 9/8, we will begin Fahrenheit 451. RoW due Fri., 9/11. Short Story 1: The Fox and the Horse
10 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Students will begin outlining for an argumentative essay about the Antiquities Passages. Rough draft is due in Google Classroom on Thurs., 9/3. Argumentative Graphic Organizer
9 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Students will review and begin work on an argumentative essay about the Antiquities Passages. First draft is due in Google Classroom on Thurs., 9/3. Antiquities Prompt Argumentative Writing Checklist
8 Monday, August 31, 2020 Students will discuss the "Antiquity Passages" and the pros and cons form. We will review and begin work on argumentative essays. First draft due Thurs., 9/3. RoW Antiquity Passages Antiquities Pros and Cons
7 Friday, August 28, 2020 Students will actively engage in a class discussion about the first practice RoW, "Teens are Reading Less." Also, we will continue reviewing argumentative writing and preview next week's RoW. Students need to read the "Antiquity Passages" for Mon., 8/31. Prepare to discuss the pros and cons. RoW Antiquity Passages Antiquities Pros and Cons
6 Thursday, August 27, 2020 Students will review argumentative writing tips and their previous article of the week. This week, we will discuss and review weekly routines in our class: writing argumentative essays, vocabulary, grammar, bell-ringers, and weekly articles.
5 Wednesday, August 26, 2020 Students will discuss the rubric and organization tips for argumentative writing. This week, we will discuss and review weekly routines in our class: writing argumentative essays, vocabulary, grammar, bell-ringers, and weekly articles.
4 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Students will have time to complete and review the in-class reading and writing practice assessment on the "The Lottery." We will discuss the rubric and organization tips for argumentative writing. This week, we will discuss and review weekly routines in our class: writing argumentative essays, vocabulary, grammar, bell-ringers, and weekly articles. Argumentative Graphic Organizer Argumentative Rubric
3 Monday, August 24, 2020 Students will have time to complete and review the in-class reading and writing practice assessment on the "The Lottery." This week, we will discuss and review weekly routines in our class: writing argumentative essays, vocabulary, grammar, bell-ringers, and weekly articles. Argumentative Writing Checklist
2 Friday, August 21, 2020 Students will take an in-class reading and writing assessment on the "The Lottery." The assessment will be paused and students will be able to proofread and complete the writing part of the test on Mon., 8/24. The Lottery
1 Thursday, August 20, 2020 Students will partake in class introductions and ice-breaker activities. Begin reading "The Lottery." Be ready for a short assessment on "The Lottery" on Fri., 8/21. Also, be sure you have read "Teens are Reading Less." Respond to the article in a Google Doc. The Lottery
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Students need to check their schedules and Google Classroom for the time and link of their Thursday Zoom meeting. Be ready for your class assigned Zoom meeting tomorrow. Have your chromebook fully charged and be sure you have read "Teens are Reading Less." Respond to the article in a Google Doc by Thurs. 8/20. Teens are Reading Less Short Response Teen Reading
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Students need to check their school email accounts to get the code for their Google Classroom. Read "Teens are Reading Less," and in a Google Doc, prepare a brief response to the article by Thu., 8/20. Teens are Reading Less Short Response Teen Reading
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Prior to the start of classes, students need to have chromebooks ready for opening week coursework. Read "Teens are Reading Less," and in a Google Doc, prepare a brief response to the article by Thu., 8/20. Teens are Reading Less