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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