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125 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Students need to submit their "quote burger" paragraphs into Google Classroom sometime today. Mrs. O'Janpa will be commenting on documents. Please see her advice and email or post in your documents any questions. Due Wed., 4/1 Theme in Songs document, and due Fri., 4/3, Vocabulary from Context document.
124 Monday, March 30, 2020 Students will view slide show placed in Google Classroom on quote blending and elaboration and practice using the article from Newsela. Students will write a paragraph in a Google document to practice quote blending/elaboration and submit to Google Classroom by Tues., 3/31. Due Wed., 4/1 Theme in Songs. Due Fri., 4/3 Vocab from Context. Theme in Songs Compassion Research
123 Monday, March 16, 2020 Students will submit their in-class essay on DNA testing in Edulastic. Also, study vocabulary terms and complete the posted quiz on March 31st. Students need to study their 3rd quarter vocabulary terms. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will need to be completed via Google Classroom Wed., 4/1.
122 Friday, March 13, 2020 Students will submit their in-class essay on DNA testing. Students need to study their 3rd quarter vocabulary terms. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will need to be completed via Google Classroom next Wed., 3/18.
121 Thursday, March 12, 2020 Students will plan and organize for their in-class essay on DNA testing. On Fri., 3/13, students will submit their n-class argumentative writing assignments. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will be next Wed., 3/18.
120 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Students will review and take part in exercises pertaining to quote blending and source citing. Analyze new vocabulary words: "tacit" and "pariah." Analyze new vocabulary words: "tacit" and "pariah." On Thurs., 3/12 and Fri., 3/13, we will work on a new in-class argumentative writing assignment. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will be next Wed., 3/18.
119 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Students will review and take part in exercises pertaining to quote blending and source citing. Wed., 3/11, grammar pre-assessment. Analyze new vocabulary words: "tacit" and "pariah." On Thurs., 3/12 and Fri., 3/13, we will work on a new in-class argumentative writing assignment. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will be next Wed., 3/18. Choosing a Quote
118 Monday, March 9, 2020 Students will take a final assessment on The Tempest. On Tues., 3/10 go over quote blending and source citing. Wed., 3/11, grammar pre-assessment. Analyze new vocabulary words: "tacit" and "pariah." On Thurs., 3/12 and Fri., 3/13, we will work on a new in-class argumentative writing assignment. Vocabulary Assessment #2 will be next Wed., 3/18.
117 Friday, March 6, 2020 Students will complete and discuss The Tempest. Everyone needs to fulfill their responsibilities. Next week, we will prepare for an assessment on The Tempest, a new argumentative writing assignment, and vocabulary assessment #2.
116 Thursday, March 5, 2020 Students will complete and discuss Act 3 passage from The Tempest. We will continue reading the play. On Fri., 3/6, we will complete reading The Tempest and discuss. Review argumentative essays and discuss tips for improvement.
115 Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Then, read, annotate and respond to questions from Act 3 passage from The Tempest. Complete The Tempest and discuss. Review argumentative essays and discuss tips for improvement.
114 Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Complete reading Act III and begin Act IV of The Tempest. Cold Read #2 Assessment moved to Wed., 3/4. Continue reading The Tempest. Act 3 Passage
113 Monday, March 2, 2020 Review questions from Act II and continue reading The Tempest. Cold Read #2 Assessment on Tues., 3/3. On Wed., 3/4, begin new grammar work. Continue The Tempest.
Friday, February 28, 2020 Snow Day! Mon., 3/2, review questions from Act II and continue reading The Tempest. Cold Read #2 Assessment on Tues., 3/3. On Wed., 3/4, begin new grammar work. Continue The The Tempest.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 Snow Day! On Fri., 2/28, be sure your questions are completed for Act II of The Tempest. We will continue reading Act III of The Tempest.
112 Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Students will continue reading The Tempest. Everyone has a daily role or responsibility. Continue reading The Tempest.
111 Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Students will complete and submit in-class argumentative essays. From Wed. - Fri., we will continue reading The Tempest.
110 Monday, February 24, 2020 Students will prepare for in-class argumentative essays which they will finalize and submit during class tomorrow. Tues., 2/25, in-class argumentative essays due. On Wed., 2/26, we will continue reading The Tempest.
109 Friday, February 21, 2020 Students will continue reading The Tempest. Everyone has a daily role or responsibility. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "gratis" and "derision." Continue reading The Tempest next week.
108 Thursday, February 20, 2020 Students will continue reading The Tempest. Everyone has a daily role or responsibility. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "gratis" and "derision." Complete reading Act II of The Tempest this week.
107 Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Students will continue reading The Tempest. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "gratis" and "derision" Complete reading Act II of The Tempest this week.
106 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Students will begin Act I of The Tempest. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "gratis" and "derision." Complete reading Act II of The Tempest this week.
105 Thursday, February 13, 2020 Students will complete intro to The Tempest, AIR test practice, and writing conferences. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "prolific" and "obdurate." Continue argumentative writing workshop next week.
104 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Students will draft a counterclaim for a claim expressed previously on the anticipation guide for The Tempest. Then, working with partners, students will think-pair-share the passage provided from The Tempest. On Thurs., 2/13 "Sisyphus" LoW is due and we will complete AIR test practice and writing conferences. Also, we will analyze new vocabulary words: "prolific" and "obdurate." Intro to Tempest
103 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Students will complete practice AIR test and review results. If time permits, we will continue writing conferences and begin pre-reading survey for The Tempest. Wed., 2/12, introduce and begin The Tempest. Analyze new vocabulary words: "prolific" and "obdurate" and LoW due Thurs., 2/13.
102 Monday, February 10, 2020 Working with a partner, students will complete practice AIR test and review results. If time permits, we will continue writing conferences and preview argumentative writing. Introduce and begin The Tempest. Analyze new vocabulary words: "prolific" and "obdurate." LoW due Thurs., 2/13. LoW Sisyphus
101 Friday, February 7, 2020 Working with a partner, students will take practice AIR test and review results. If time permits, we will continue writing conferences and preview argumentative writing. Next week, we will begin The Tempest. LoW Sisyphus
100 Thursday, February 6, 2020 Students will take vocabulary and grammar assessment. . If time permits, students will continue writing conferences and working independently on LoW, missing assignments, or extra credit (only if all work has been turned in). Practice AIR testing and turn in LoW due Fri., 2/7.
99 Wednesday, February 5, 2020 During writing conferences, students will continue work on King's argumentation passage and complete work on "practice" assessment for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Turn in work at the end of class. Vocabulary and grammar assessment #1 on Thurs., 2/6. Practice AIR testing and LoW due Fri., 2/7.
98 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Students will discuss King's argumentation passage; then, complete work on "practice" assessment for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Writing conferences on Wed., 2/5. Vocabulary #1 assessment on Thurs., 2/6. Actual grammar assessment and LoW due Fri., 2/7. Stephen King's Moves
97 Monday, February 3, 2020 Students will work on annotations and reflection for LoW "Ulysses." Also, read, annotate, and prepare to King's argumentation passage tomorrow. Students also need to make up any missing work. Prepare to discuss King's passage tomorrow. Vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 2/6. LoW due Fri., 2/7. LoW - Ulysses That’s Scary!
96 Friday, January 31, 2020 Students will complete grammar Ex. 2 on p. 329 for dashes, parentheses, and brackets. Receive LoW "Ulysses." Students will have time to work on LoW or Argumentative sample Mon., 2/3. Receive materials on Argumentation and continue analysis as well as vocabulary preparations. Vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 2/6. LoW due Fri., 2/7. LoW - Ulysses That’s Scary!
95 Thursday, January 30, 2020 Students will take Cold Reading assessment #1 during class today.Complete vocabulary slides: "clemency" and "despondent." Students will work on a practice grammar exercise on p. 329, ex. 2 for Fri., 1/31.
94 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Cold reading assessment on Thurs., 1/30. Practice grammar assessment on Fri., 1/31.
93 Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Discuss Argumentative writing. Continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Wed., 1/29, continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Cold reading assessment on Thurs., 1/30. Practice grammar assessment on Fri., 1/31.
92 Monday, January 27, 2020 Continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Tues., 1/28, begin analysis of argumentative writing.Wed., 1/29, continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Cold reading assessment on Thurs., 1/30. Practice grammar assessment on Fri., 1/31.
91 Friday, January 24, 2020 Complete in-class essay in class today. Next week, no AoW. Continue grammar work for dashes, brackets, and parentheses.
90 Thursday, January 23, 2020 Begin preparations for in-class essay. Complete in-class essay on Fri., 1/24.
89 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Pre-assess students for new grammar unit: dashes, brackets, and parentheses. Analyze new vocabulary terms: "importune" and "discourse." Discuss preparations for in-class essay. Begin preparations for in-class essay. Complete in-class essay on Fri., 1/24.
88 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Students will take "There Will Come Soft Rains" assessment. Continue new grammar and vocabulary work. Begin writing workshop.
87 Friday, January 17, 2020 Students will take semicolon and colon grammar assessment. Then, complete discussion of Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains." On Tues., 1/21, "There Will Come Soft Rains" assessment.
86 Thursday, January 16, 2020 Complete Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains." Discuss text questions from small to large group. Also, review for semicolon and colon quiz. Actual grammar quiz moved and LoW due Fri., 1/17 and discuss new vocabulary terms: "auxiliary" and "engender."
85 Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Continue preview of Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains." Allot time to read independently in class. Thurs., 1/16, we will continue theme work and grammar review. Actual grammar quiz moved and LoW due Fri., 1/17 and discuss new vocabulary terms: "auxiliary" and "engender." Soft Rain text questions
84 Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Review "practice" grammar quiz. Discuss theme bank and preview "There Will Come Soft Rains." Wed. and Thurs., we will continue theme work and grammar review. Actual grammar quiz moved and LoW due Fri., 1/17 and discuss new vocabulary terms: "auxiliary" and "engender." Theme idea bank Soft Rains
83 Monday, January 13, 2020 Complete unfinished work before "practice" grammar quiz. Then, students will receive LoW "Satire" and discuss vocabulary terms: "austere" and "voracious." Actual grammar quiz moved and LoW due Fri., 1/17. LoW Satire
82 Friday, January 10, 2020 Students will review figurative language. Analyze vocabulary terms: "austere" and "voracious." Grammar practice quiz will be moved to Mon., 1/13. Actual grammar quiz will be Tues., 1/14. Punctuation Meets Metaphors
81 Thursday, January 9, 2020 Students will continue instruction on semicolons and colons. With grammar partner, complete the following exercises today in class: p. 323, ex. 1; p. 326, oral practice. Begin new vocab. slides for "austere" and "voracious." On Fri., 1/10 we will review figurative language. AoW due on Fri., 1/10. Grammar practice quiz will be moved to Mon., 1/13.
80 Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Students will begin instruction on semicolons and colons. With grammar partner, complete the following exercises today in class: p. 323, ex. 1; p. 326, oral practice. Begin new vocab. slides for "austere" and "voracious." Figurative language work on Thurs., 1/9. Grammar practice quiz and AoW due on Fri., 1/10.
79 Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Students will begin Edulastic practice and grammar pre-assessment. If time permits, continue work on AoW. Grammar work continued on Wed. 1/8. Figurative language work on Thurs., 1/9. Grammar practice quiz and AoW due on Fri., 1/10.
78 Monday, January 6, 2020 Students will receive new AoW and reflect and review midterms. Grammar work on Tues.,1/7 and Wed., 1/8. Figurative language work on Thurs., 1/9. Grammar practice quiz and AoW due on Fri., 1/10. Space tourism AoW
77 Thursday, December 19, 2019 Students do not meet today. Happy Holidays! Enjoy vacation!!
76 Wednesday, December 18, 2019 Students do not meet today. Happy Holidays! Enjoy your vacation.
75 Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Students need chromebooks for their ELA midterms today which will include cold readings with multiple choice and short essay responses. Happy Holidays! Enjoy your vacation.
74 Monday, December 16, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary Assessment #2. Also, discuss midterm tips. Check midterm schedules for this week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response.
73 Friday, December 13, 2019 Students will put finishing touches on podcasts and turn-in recordings for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Review terms for Vocabulary #2 Assessment next Mon., 12/16. Check midterm schedules for next week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response. Odyssey Podcasting
72 Thursday, December 12, 2019 Students will storyboard, complete scripts, and record podcast assignments for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Podcasts due in Google Classroom by Fri., 12/13. Review terms for Vocabulary #2 Assessment next Mon., 12/16. Check midterm schedules for next week; midterms will be cold readings with multiple choice and short written response. Odyssey Podcasting
71 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Students will prepare for podcast assignments. Brainstorm ideas, do research, and begin scripts for podcasts about Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. On Wed., 12/11, students will have time allotted to work on planning and creating podcasts for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Podcasts due in Google Classroom by Fri., 12/13. Review terms for Vocabulary #2 Assessment next Mon., 12/16. Odyssey Podcasting
70 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Students will prepare for podcast assignments. Brainstorm ideas, do research, and begin scripts for podcasts about Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. On Wed., 12/11, students will have time allotted to work on planning and creating podcasts for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Podcasts due in Google Classroom by Fri., 12/13. Review terms for Vocabulary #2 Assessment next Mon., 12/16. Odyssey Podcasting
69 Monday, December 9, 2019 Students will complete in-class. Then, begin preparations for podcasting. Students will brainstorm ideas for podcasts about Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Tues., 12/10 through Wed., 12/11, students will have time allotted to work on planning and creating podcasts for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Podcasts due in Google Classroom by Fri., 12/13. Odyssey Podcasting
68 Friday, December 6, 2019 Students will discuss and begin preparations for pod-casting. Students will brainstorm ideas for pod-casts about Books 17-24 of The Odyssey. Mon., 12/9, through Wed., 12/11, students will have time allotted to work on planning pod-casts for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey.
67 Thursday, December 5, 2019 Students will complete in-class essay. If time permits, students may read and annotate The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) Fri., 12/6, Mrs. Thrasher will discuss pod-casting requirements. Students will brainstorm ideas for pod-casts about Books 17-24 of The Odyssey.
66 Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Students will take the actual quiz for comma rules #3. If time permits, students will begin prewriting for in-class essay. Complete in-class essay on Thurs., 12/5 during class. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) by Thurs., 12/5. Fri., 12/6, discuss pod-casting requirements for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey.
65 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Students will will take Cold Read #2 assessment. Add new vocabulary terms: "tempest" and "omnipotent" to your slides. Continue to read Books 17-24 in The Odyssey. Wed., 12/4, students will take comma rules #3 assessment. Begin in-class prewriting sheet for in-class essay. Complete in-class essay on Thurs., 12/5 during class. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) by Thurs., 12/5. Fri., 12/6, discuss pod-casting requirements for Books 17-24 of The Odyssey.
64 Monday, December 2, 2019 Students will receive new AoW "Revenge" and continue grammar work with partners for comma rules #3, "introducers" and "interrupters" (pages 309-313). Analyze new vocabulary terms: "tempest" and "omnipotent." On Tues., 12/3, students will take Cold Read #2 assessment. Wed., 12/4, students will take comma rules #3 assessment. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) by Thurs., 12/5. Fri., 12/6, discuss pod-casting requirements.
63 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Students will continue grammar work with partners on comma rules #3, "introducers" and "interrupters" (pages 309-313). On Mon., 12/2, students will review introducers and interrupters. Tues., 12/3, students will take Cold Read #2 assessment. Wed., 12/4, students will take comma rules #3 assessment. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) by Thurs., 12/5.
62 Monday, November 25, 2019 Students will continue grammar work with partners on comma rules #3, "introducers" and "interrupters" (pages 309-313). On Tues., 11/26, complete grammar work. Complete reading and annotating The Odyssey, (Books 17-24) by Thurs., 12/5.
61 Friday, November 22, 2019 Students will review grammar and vocabulary work. On Mon., 11/25, begin new grammar and vocabulary work with time allotted to read and annotate The Odyssey, Books 17-24.
60 Thursday, November 21, 2019 Students will participate in Socratic Seminar #2, Books 13-16 of The Odyssey. Everyone needs to actively participate. On Fri., 11/22, review grammar and vocabulary work. On Mon., 11/25, begin new grammar and vocabulary work with time allotted to read and annotate The Odyssey, Books 17-24.
59 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Students will participate in Socratic Seminar #1, Books 9-12 of The Odyssey. Everyone needs to actively participate. On Thurs., 11/21, students will participate in Socratic Seminar #2, Books 13-16 of The Odyssey. On Fri., 11/22, review grammar and vocabulary work. Mon., 11/25, time allotted to read and annotate The Odyssey, Books 17-24.
58 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Review previous grammar and vocabulary assessment. Analyze new vocabulary words: " presage" and "baneful." On Wed., 11/20, we begin actual seminars and continue on Thurs., 11/21. On Fri., 11/22, cold read assessment given and read time allotted for The Odyssey, Books 17-24.
57 Monday, November 18, 2019 Draw for scheduled dates for upcoming Socratic seminars. Review previous grammar and vocabulary assessment. Analyze new vocabulary words: " presage" and "baneful." Continue seminar preparations and new grammar work on Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21. Fri., 11/22, grammar practice continued and time to read The Odyssey.
56 Friday, November 15, 2019 Students will prepare for upcoming Socratic seminars. Review previous grammar and vocabulary assessment. Analyze new vocabulary words: "pander" and "parsimonious." Mon., 11/18, will be the drawing for seminar dates and specific assignments. Seminar preparations and new grammar work will also begin on Mon., 11/18 and Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21.
55 Thursday, November 14, 2019 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment and review results on recent assessments. Analyze new vocabulary words: "pander" and "parsimonious." Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15. Seminar preparations and new grammar work will begin on Mon., 11/18 and Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21.
54 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Students will work in the classroom using chromebooks while working with Ms. Marn as she helps them plan for college and career choices. On Thurs., 11/14, students will take a bell-ringer assessment and review it. Analyze new vocabulary words: "pander" and "parsimonious." Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15. Seminar preparations will be next week on Mon., 11/18 and Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21.
53 Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Students will complete final draft in-class for Wiesel and King passages. On Wed., 11/13, students will meet in the library with Ms. Marn for college and career planning. On Thurs., 11/14, students will take a bell-ringer assessment and review it. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15. Seminar preparations will be next week on Mon., 11/18 and Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21. Essay passages
52 Monday, November 11, 2019 Students will prepare, plan, and organize for in-class essay based on Wiesel and King passages. The timed in-class essay will be administered tomorrow during class. On Tues.11/12 students will complete and submit in-class essay based on Wiesel and King passages. On Wed., 11/13, students will meet in the library with Ms. Marn for college and career planning. On Thurs., 11/14, students will take a bell-ringer assessment and review it. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15. Seminar preparations will be next week on Mon., 11/18 and Tues., 11/19. Actual seminars will be on Wed., 11/20 and Thurs., 11/21. Essay passages
51 Friday, November 8, 2019 Students will take take a bell-ringer assessment and discuss the LoW. Then, students will receive seminar guidelines for Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. On Mon.,11/11 students will plan ahead for in-class essays on Tues.11/12. On Wed., 11/13, students will meet in the library with Ms. Marn for college and career planning. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15. Seminar preparations will be next week for scheduled dates of Tues., 11/19 and Wed., 11/20. Essay passages
50 Thursday, November 7, 2019 Students will review comma rules #2 and begin preparing for Socratic seminars for Books 9-16 of The Odyssey. LoW due Fri., 11/8. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of by Fri., 11/15. Begin in-class writing plan next Monday.
49 Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Students will work independently on updating and submitting new vocabulary words in Google Classroom: 1. muse, 2. venerable, 3. blithe, 4. reproach, 7. vex, and 8. supplicate. Work on LoW. Thurs., 11/7, review comma rules #2 and bring The Odyssey and continue silent reading for Books 9-16. LoW due Fri., 11/8. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15.
48 Tuesday, November 5, 2019 On their chromebooks, students will take Books 1-8 assessment for The Odyssey. During the last ten minutes of class, students may use notes and text. Be sure to update new vocabulary words: 1. muse, 2. venerable, 3. blithe, 4. reproach, 7. vex, and 8. supplicate. Tonight, be sure to update new vocabulary words in Google Classroom: 1. muse, 2. venerable, 3. blithe, 4. reproach, 7. vex, and 8. supplicate. On Wed., 11/6, complete "practice" quiz on comma rules #2. Thurs., 11/7, take actual comma rules #2 assessment and bring The Odyssey to continue reading Books 9-16. New LoW due Fri., 11/8. Read and annotate Books 9-16 of The Odyssey by Fri., 11/15.
47 Monday, November 4, 2019 Students have discussion and teacher check of notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Students will review comma rules #2 "practice" assessment. Due Mon., 11/4, complete notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, take Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment. Actual comma rules #2 assessment will be Wed., 11/6. Thurs., 11/7, review new vocabulary words: "vex" and "supplicate." New LoW due Fri., 11/8. LoW Sonnet 29
46 Thursday, October 31, 2019 Students will complete comma rules #2 "practice" assessment. Then, we will also eulogize overused words and phrases on Halloween. Due Mon., 11/4, complete notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, take Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment. Actual comma rules #2 assessment will be Wed., 11/6. Thurs., 11/7, review new vocabulary words: "vex" and "supplicate."
45 Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Students will continue work with grammar partners on comma rules #2 exercises and may also take "practice" assessment. On Thurs., 10/31, students who need to do so may take "practice" comma rules #2 assessment. We will also eulogize overused words and phrases on Halloween. Due Mon., 11/4, complete notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, take Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment. Actual comma rules #2 assessment will be Wed., 11/6.
44 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Students will work with grammar partners on comma rules #2 exercises. Analyze new vocabulary words: "blithe" and "reproach." On Wed., 10/30, students will take comma rules #2 "practice" assessment. Thurs., 10/31, students will take actual grammar assessment. Add new vocabulary slides for "blithe" and "reproach." Due Mon., 11/4, complete notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, take Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment.
43 Monday, October 28, 2019 Students will take Cold Read #2 assessment. Read and take note on The Odyssey. New vocabulary words are: "blithe" and "reproach." On Tues, 10/29 and Wed. 10/30, students will work with grammar partners on comma rules #2 exercises and "practice" assessments. Thurs., 10/31, students will take actual grammar assessment. Due Mon., 11/4, complete picture notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment.
42 Friday, October 25, 2019 Students will discuss AoW. Students will take pre-assessment for comma rules #2. On Mon., 10/28, students will take Cold Reading #2 assessment. On Tues, 10/29 and Wed. 10/30, students will work with grammar partners on comma rules #2 exercises and "practice" assessments. Thurs., 10/31, students will take actual grammar assessment. Due Mon., 11/4, complete picture notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. Tues., 11/5, Books 1-8 of The Odyssey assessment.
41 Thursday, October 24, 2019 Students will discuss and share notes on Book 1 from The Odyssey. AoW due on Fri., 10/25 and begin new grammar work. Due Mon., 11/4, complete picture notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey.
40 Wednesday, October 23, 2019 We will read Book 1 from The Odyssey. Students will begin picture notes and prepare to complete and discuss for tomorrow. On Thurs., 10/24, we will discuss Book 1 from The Odyssey. AoW due on Fri., 10/25 and begin new grammar work. Due Mon., 11/4, complete picture notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey.
39 Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Students will continue previewing The Odyssey. Discuss new vocabulary terms: "muse" and "venerable." On Wed., 10/23, begin reading Book 1 of The Odyssey. Begin taking picture notes for Books 1-8 of The Odyssey. AoW due on Fri., 10/25.
38 Monday, October 21, 2019 Students will receive AoW and be introduced to The Odyssey. Discuss new vocabulary terms: "muse" and "venerable." Introduce The Odyssey. Receive new AoW due on Fri., 10/25. On Wed., 10/23, begin reading The Odyssey. AoW Birds
37 Thursday, October 17, 2019 Students will take assessment on Oedipus. On Mon., 10/21, introduce The Odyssey. Receive new AoW due on Fri., 10/25. Begin reading The Odyssey. AoW Birds
36 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Students will review Oedipus and prepare for tomorrow's assessment. Thurs., 10/17, take Oedipus assessment.
35 Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Students will discuss Act II of Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Wed., 10/16, we will fully discuss and complete reading Oedipus. Thurs., 10/17, take Oedipus assessment.
34 Monday, October 14, 2019 Students will complete reading Act II of Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. No AoW or LoW. Complete reading Oedipus. Thurs., 10/17, take Oedipus assessment.
33 Thursday, October 10, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary #2 assessment. Then, continue reading Act II of Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Next week, No AoW or LoW. Complete reading Oedipus. Tues., 10/15, Oedipus assessment.
32 Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Students will continue reading Act II of Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Review for upcoming Vocabulary #2 assessment. No AoW or LoW this week. Continue reading Oedipus. Discuss "Stop the Hate" contest. and Vocabulary #2 assessment on Thurs., 10/10
31 Monday, October 7, 2019 Students will continue reading Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Add new vocabulary slides: "prudent" and "respite." No AoW or LoW this week.Continue reading Oedipus. Vocabulary #2 assessment on Thurs., 10/10.
30 Friday, October 4, 2019 We will discuss the LoW and recent AoW. Students will continue reading Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Continue reading Oedipus. Vocabulary #2 assessment on Thurs., 10/10.
29 Thursday, October 3, 2019 Students will begin reading Oedipus. Discuss sample passage and handout. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Add new vocabulary words: "respite" and "prudent." Continue reading Oedipus. Oedipus priest annotation sheet due Thurs., 10/3. The LoW, "Coyote" will be due on Fri., 10/4.
28 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Working with partners, students will take actual comma # 1 assessment. Then, we will begin reading Oedipus. Everyone will be assigned a role or responsibility. Add new vocabulary words: "respite" and "prudent." Continue reading Oedipus in class this week. Oedipus priest annotation sheet due Thurs., 10/3. The LoW, "Coyote" will be due on Fri., 10/4. Oedipus priest annotation
27 Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Students will take "practice" comma # 1 assessment working with assigned partners. Add new vocabulary words: "respite" and "prudent." Students will take actual comma assessment on Wed., 10/2, and begin reading Oedipus. The LoW, "Coyote" will be due on Fri., 10/4. LoW Coyote stole fire
26 Thursday, September 26, 2019 Students will work with assigned partners on the following comma exercises: Oral Practice (1-10) on p. 304 and Ex. 3 (1-10) on p. 305. Next week, analyze and add new vocabulary words: "respite" and "prudent." Students will have a comma assessment on Wed., 10/2, and begin reading Oedipus. The LoW, "Coyote" will be due on Fri., 10/4. LoW Coyote stole fire
25 Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Students will take Vocabulary #1 Assessment. If time permits, they will work with assigned partners on the following comma exercises: Oral Practice (1-10) on p. 304 and Ex. 3 (1-10) on p. 305. On Thurs., 9/26, AoW 3 is due and students will take "Practice" comma assessment.
24 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Students will work with newly assigned grammar partner on our first sequence of comma rules. We will also review vocabulary terms. Students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment and work on AoW 3 on Wed., 9/25. Practice comma assessment on Thurs., 9/26.
23 Monday, September 23, 2019 Students will begin grammar unit on comma rules. We will also review vocabulary terms. Vocabulary and comma work during class this week. Students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment and work on AoW 3 on Wed., 9/25. Practice comma assessment on Thurs., 9/26. 10-1 Vocabulary Review List
22 Friday, September 20, 2019 Students will take cold reading assessment, turn in vocabulary slides and expository essays. Begin grammar unit on comma rules next week. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25. AoW 3 Amazon
21 Thursday, September 19, 2019 Students will work to complete their final drafts which will be due tomorrow. Mrs. O'Janpa will be conferencing with students as needed. Final drafts due in Google Classroom on Fri., 9/20. Cold reading assessment and vocabulary slides due Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
20 Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Students will continue drafting expository essays. Thurs., 9/19 complete rough drafts. Final drafts will be due on Fri., 9/20. Cold reading assessment and vocabulary slides due Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
19 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Students will continue brainstorming and begin drafting expository essays. Add new vocabulary terms: "indignation" and "lucid." This week, we will work on expository writing. Thurs., 9/19 complete rough drafts. Final drafts will be due on Fri., 9/20. Cold reading assessment and vocabulary slides due Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
18 Monday, September 16, 2019 We will discuss upcoming expository writing prompts. Students will brainstorm and begin drafting. Add new vocabulary terms: "indignation" and "lucid." This week, we will work on expository writing and comma usage in class. Thurs., 9/19 writing drafts will be due. Cold reading assessment and vocabulary slides due Fri., 9/20. Vocabulary assessment will be Wed., 9/25.
17 Friday, September 13, 2019 Students will take assessment for The Apology. We will also discuss upcoming expository writing prompts. No AoW or LoW assignments next week. Read Oedipus in class. Thurs., 9/19 writing drafts will be due. Cold reading test and vocabulary slides due Fri., 9/20. 10-1 Vocabulary Review List
16 Thursday, September 12, 2019 Students will take class portraits in the gym. Then, review practice assessment for The Apology. We will also discuss upcoming expository writing prompts. Fri., 9/13, LoW is due and students will take Apology assessment. Next Thurs., 9/19 writing drafts will be due.
15 Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Students will partake in a practice assessment for The Apology. Wed., 9/11 students complete bell ringer, create vocab. slides for "pernicious" and "mundane," and begin brainstorming/ planning writing prompts. Thurs., 9/12 students will take class portraits, review practice assessments, and continue planning essays. Fri., 9/13, LoW is due and students will take Apology assessment. Next Thurs., 9/19 writing drafts will be due.
14 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Students will finish reading The Apology; then, work on a practice passage to prepare for the upcoming assessment. Wed., 9/11 students complete bell ringer, create vocab. slides for "pernicious" and "mundane," and begin writing prompts. Thurs., 9/12 students will take class portraits, begin brainstorming, and planning essays. Fri., 9/13, LoW is due and students will take Apology assessment. Next Thurs., 9/19 writing drafts are due.
13 Monday, September 9, 2019 Students will receive LoW, "Echo and Narcissus." and finish reading and discussing The Apology. Tues., 9/10 students will work on Apology practice passage and create vocab. slides for "pernicious" and "mundane." Wed., 9/11 students will take a cold reading bell ringer, and begin writing prompts. Thurs., 9/12 students will take class portraits, begin brainstorming, and planning essays. Fri., 9/13, LoW is due and students will take Apology assessment. Next Thurs., 9/19. writing drafts are due. LoW Echo and Narcissus
12 Friday, September 6, 2019 Students will turn in AoW, "Cell Phone Ban," and take a cold reading assessment. We will review the assessment and discuss this week's article. Mon., 9/9 students will receive LoW, "Echo and Narcissus," and finish reading Apology. Tues., 9/10 students will work on Apology practice passage and create vocab. slides for "pernicious" and "mundane." Wed., 9/11 students will take a cold reading bell ringer, and begin writing prompts. Thurs., 9/12 students will take class portraits, begin brainstorming, and planning essays. Fri., 9/13, LoW is due and students will take Apology assessment. Next Thurs., 9/19. writing drafts are due. LoW Echo and Narcissus
11 Thursday, September 5, 2019 With a partner, students will complete reading and responding to pages 221-228, Plato's Apology. Fri., 9/6, AoW due and quick cold read assessment and review.
10 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Students will begin reading and responding to pages 221-228, Plato's Apology. Create vocabulary slides: insolent and beguile. Thurs., 9/5, complete reading questions for Apology on pages 221-228 Fri., 9/6, AoW due and quick cold read assessment and review. Plato's Apology
9 Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Students will receive AoW, "Cell Phone Ban" articles. Then, we will discuss and prepare to read Plato's Apology. Create vocabulary slides: insolent and beguile. Wed., 9/4 -Thurs., 9/5, read and respond to Apology on pages 221-228 Fri., 9/6, AoW due and quick cold read assessment and review.
8 Thursday, August 29, 2019 Students will discuss the AoW, "Graying." Tues., 9/3, receive AoW, "Cell Phone Ban," and create vocabulary slides: insolent and beguile. Introduce Plato's Apology. Wed., 9/4 -Thurs., 9/5, read and respond to Apology on pages 221-224. Fri., 9/6, AoW due and quick cold read assessment and review. AoW Cell Phone Ban
7 Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Students will review literary terms. students will be allotted time to annotate and write three paragraphs about the AoW, "Graying." Students need to turn in annotated article and three paragraphs about AoW, "Graying." Prepare to discuss the article with peers.
6 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Students will review and create vocabulary slides for the terms: gilded and lament. Also, students will be allotted time to annotate and write three paragraphs about the AoW, "Graying." Wed., 8/28, we will review literary terms. AoW, "Graying" due Thurs., 8/29.
5 Monday, August 26, 2019 Students will begin reading AoW, "Graying." We will review annotating and writing about the article. For daily classes, students are expected to have the following materials: chromebooks, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. Tues., 8/27 and Wed., 8/28, we will review vocabulary and literary terms. AoW, "Graying" due Thurs., 8/29. AoW Graying Annotation Guidelines
4 Friday, August 23, 2019 Students will take part in a gallery walk and follow-up discussion of literary term displays. We will also discuss vocabulary slides. For daily classes, students are expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters.
3 Thursday, August 22, 2019 Students will review the results from their literary pretests and work on constructing assigned literary term models. We will also review how to construct vocabulary slides. For daily classes, students are expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters.
2 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Students will go to the library to obtain their chromebooks. Then, students will take a pretest on literary terminology. For daily classes, students are expected to have the following materials: chromebook, tablet or laptop, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters.
1 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 After introductions and ice-breakers, students will share a short, one-two paragraph informal essay about their summer vacation or a book they chose to read. For daily classes, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. We will begin discussing literary terms on Wed., 8/21. 10-1 Overview
0 Friday, August 9, 2019 Students who wish to get a head start may take the time to prepare a short, one-two paragraph informal essay about their summer vacation or a book they chose to read. For the first day of class, each student is expected to have the following materials: chromebook, loose-leaf binder with filler paper, pen or pencil, and highlighters. We will begin discussing literary terms on Wed., 8/21. 10-1 Vocabulary and Literary Terms