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158 Friday, May 27, 2022 Students will work in their assigned troupes and review plot lines, conflicts, and characters from Romeo and Juliet. Then, if time permits, complete vocabulary slides and RoW work. Next week, students will prepare for upcoming in-class essay on Romeo and Juliet. Students will complete their final drafts and submit them in Edulastic on Fri., 6/3.
157 Thursday, May 26, 2022 Students will take a reading assessment on Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet in Edulastic. Then, if time permits, complete vocabulary slides and RoW work. On Fri., 5/27, we will prepare for upcoming in-class essay on Romeo and Juliet and turn in RoW Nelson Mandela. RoW Nelson Mandela
156 Wednesday, May 25, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment and review. Then, we will complete reading and discussing Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet in class. We will also review new vocabulary words. On Thurs. 5/26, students will work on plot and quotations from the play. Fri., 5/27 Students will take Cold Reading Assessment #4 and turn in RoW Nelson Mandela. RoW Nelson Mandela
155 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet in class. We will also review new vocabulary words. On Wed., 5/25, students will take a bell-ringer assessment and work with troupes on metaphors from the play. On Thurs. 5/26, students will work on plot and quotations from the play. Fri., 5/27 Students will take Cold Reading Assessment #4 and turn in RoW Nelson Mandela. RoW Nelson Mandela
154 Monday, May 23, 2022 Students will begin reading Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet in class and all students must sign up for a responsibility. Tues., 5/24 Students will complete Act 5; Wed., 5/25, students will work with troupes on metaphors from the play. Thurs. 5/26, students will work on plot and quotations from the play. Fri., 5/27 Students will take Cold Reading Assessment #4 and turn in RoW Nelson Mandela. RoW Nelson Mandela
153 Friday, May 20, 2022 Students will take Vocabulary #4 assessment, and complete reading Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet. On Mon., 5/23, students will read Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet.
152 Thursday, May 19, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment in Edulastic, review for tomorrow's Vocabulary #4 assessment, and complete reading Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet. On Fri., 5/20, students will take Vocabulary #4 quiz, begin Act 5 of Romeo and Juliet, and turn in RoW "Trials of Psyche." RoW Trials of Psyche
151 Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Students will begin reading Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet. On Thurs., 5/19, students will take another bell-ringer assessment and continue reading the play. Vocabulary #4 quiz will be Fri., 5/20. RoW "Trials of Psyche" is due Fri., 5/20. RoW Trials of Psyche
150 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Students will first take a bell-ringer assessment in Edulastic and review. Then, upon the completion of Act 3, Romeo and Juliet, we will begin chat stations with assigned troupes. On Wed., 5/18, students will continue reading Act 4 and we will discuss recent vocabulary terms. Thurs., 5/19, take another bell-ringer assessment and continue reading the play. Vocabulary #4 quiz will be Fri., 5/20. RoW "Trials of Psyche" is due Fri., 5/20. RoW Trials of Psyche
149 Monday, May 16, 2022 Students will continue reading and annotating Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. Upon completion of reading Act 3, students will work with their assigned troupe on another chat station. Vocabulary #4 quiz will be Fri., 5/20. RoW Trials of Psyche is due Fri., 5/20. RoW Trials of Psyche
148 Friday, May 13, 2022 Students will continue reading and annotating Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. Upon completion of reading Act 3, students will work with their assigned troupe on another chat station. Vocabulary #4 quiz will be Fri., 5/20. New RoW will be posted and due Fri., 5/20.
147 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Students will need chromebooks charged and ready for their cold reading assessment; then, we will also continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. On Fri., 5/13, we will continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. RoW Miss Brill due Fri., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill
146 Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Students will analyze new vocabulary words and continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. Be sure to have chromebooks charged and ready to go on Thurs., 5/12, students will take Cold Read #3 and continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. RoW Miss Brill due Fri., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill
145 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment and review afterwards in Edulastic. Analyze new vocabulary and get new responsibilities for Act 3. Then, we will begin reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet. Students will continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet this week. RoW Miss Brill due Fri., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill
144 Monday, May 9, 2022 Students will complete Romeo and Juliet Act 2 chat sessions with their assigned troupes. Then, we will assign new responsibilities for Act 3. Students will continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet next week. RoW Miss Brill due Fri., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill
143 Friday, May 6, 2022 Students first take Vocabulary #3 assessment and will also complete assigned responsibilities for Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Then, students will begin their Act 2 chat sessions with their assigned troupes. Students will continue reading Act 3 of Romeo and Juliet next week. RoW Miss Brill due Fri., 5/13. RoW Miss Brill
142 Thursday, May 5, 2022 Students will first take a cold reading assessment. Then, we will continue assigned responsibilities while reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Students will take Vocabulary #3 quiz on Fri., 5/6 and turn in RoW Reagan Speech. Also on Fri., 5/6, students will complete reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet and work with assigned troupes on Act 2 discussion questions. RoW Reagan Speech`
141 Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Students will continue their assigned responsibilities while reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Thurs., 5/5, students need to be sure their chromebooks are charged for a cold reading assessment. We will continue reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet this week. Vocabulary #3 quiz will be Fri., 5/6 and RoW Reagan Speech is also due. RoW Reagan Speech`
140 Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Students need to have chromebooks charged and ready to go for a bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic. Then, we will continue reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Students will continue reading Act 2 this week and prepare for new vocabulary terms. Vocabulary #3 quiz will be Fri., 5/6 and RoW Reagan Speech is also due. RoW Reagan Speech`
139 Monday, May 2, 2022 Students will sign up for responsibilities for Act 2. We will begin reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Students will continue reading Act 2 next week and prepare for new vocabulary terms. Vocabulary #3 quiz will be Fri., 5/6 and a new RoW will be due. RoW Reagan Speech`
138 Friday, April 29, 2022 Students will sign up for responsibilities for Act 2. We will begin reading Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet in class. Students will continue reading Act 2 next week and prepare for new vocabulary terms. Vocabulary #3 quiz will be Fri., 5/6 and a new RoW will be due. RoW Reagan Speech`
137 Thursday, April 28, 2022 Students finish "Fate" paragraph for Act 1, imagery, and character activities in their assigned troupes. Lastly, students will sign up for responsibilities for Act 2. We will continue reading Romeo and Juliet aloud. Students will begin new responsibilities for Act 2. RoW Psyche and Eros due Fri., 4/29. RoW Psyche and Eros
136 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Students will complete reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Any student who has not fulfilled their responsibilities for Act 1 will take a comprehension quiz. Then, students will need to finish "Fate" paragraph for Act 1, imagery, and character activities in their assigned troupes. Lastly, students will sign up for responsibilities for Act 2. This week, we will continue reading Romeo and Juliet aloud. We will continue new vocabulary slides. RoW Psyche and Eros due Fri., 4/29. RoW Psyche and Eros
135 Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. This week, we will continue reading Romeo and Juliet aloud. Any students who have not fulfilled their responsibilities for Act 1 of the play will need to take the Act 1 quiz upon completion of reading. We will also finish imagery and character work. RoW Psyche and Eros due Fri., 4/29. RoW Psyche and Eros
134 Monday, April 25, 2022 Students will continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. This week, continue reading Romeo and Juliet. Any students who have not fulfilled their responsibilities for Act 1 of the play will need to take the Act 1 quiz upon completion of reading. RoW Psyche and Eros due Fri., 4/29. RoW Psyche and Eros
133 Friday, April 22, 2022 Students will take Vocabulary #2 assessment. Then, we will continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Next week, we will continue reading Romeo and Juliet. Any students who have not fulfilled their responsibilities for Act 1 of the play will need to take the Act 1 quiz upon completion of reading.
Thursday, April 21, 2022 Students take a bell-ringer assessment, review new vocabulary terms, and continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Time will be allotted for updating new vocabulary slides, reading, and annotating this week's RoW. On Fri., 4/22, students will take Vocabulary #2 assessment, turn in RoW Retrieved Reformation and continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Mon., 4/25 students will have Act 1 quiz. RoW Retrieved Reformation
132 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Students will continue their responsibilities for Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. Time will be allotted for updating new vocabulary slides, reading. and annotating this week's RoW. On Thurs., 4/21, students will have a bell-ringer assessment, review new vocabulary terms, and continue reading Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet. RoW Retrieved Reformation will be due Fri., 4/22 and Vocabulary #2 assessment will also be on Fri., 4/22. Mon., 4/25 students will have Act 1 quiz. RoW Retrieved Reformation
131 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Students will sign up and begin their responsibilities for Act 1 of the play. We will also preview three more vocabulary words, imagery, and characterization for Romeo and Juliet. Students need to be sure to complete their troupe responsibilities and be actively engaged and participate daily as we read Romeo and Juliet, Act 1 in class this week. Three more new vocabulary terms will be analyzed. On Thurs., 4/21, students will have a bell-ringer assessment. RoW Retrieved Reformation will be due Fri., 4/22 and Vocabulary #2 assessment will also be on Fri., 4/22. Mon., 4/25 students will have Act 1 quiz. RoW Retrieved Reformation
130 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Students will complete Part 3 of their anticipation guides; then, we will analyze The Prologue of Romeo and Juliet. Responsibilities will also be assigned for Act 1 of the play. No bell-ringer assessment today. Romeo and Juliet texts are needed for class next week.
129 Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Be sure chromebooks are charged. First, students will need to either make up or complete Cold Reading #1 assessment. A handful of students will also need to complete the expository essay about the "Philae Mission" passages. Then, students will continue Part 3 or their anticipation guides. Romeo and Juliet texts are needed for class this week. Thurs., 4/14, we will have bell-ringer assessment practice and complete troupe work. RoW FDR Speech will be due on Thurs., 4/14. RoW FDR Speech
128 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Be sure chromebooks are charged. First, students will take a bell-ringer assessment and we will review afterwards. Then, students will begin working with their assigned Act 1 troupe and complete the anticipation guide by the end of class. Romeo and Juliet texts are needed for class this week. Wed., 4/13, analyze new vocabulary terms and continue troupe work. Thurs., 4/14, we will have bell-ringer assessment practice and complete troupe work. RoW FDR Speech will be due on Thurs., 4/14. RoW FDR Speech
127 Monday, April 11, 2022 New vocabulary will be introduced and we will discuss assignments for Romeo and Juliet. Begin Act 1 preview. Tues. 4/ 12 and Thurs., 4/14, we will have bell-ringer assessment practice. Bring Romeo and Juliet texts to class this week. We will begin reading and interpreting Act 1. Everyone needs to participate in some way. There will be several responsibilities, verbal and nonverbal. RoW FDR Speech will be due on Thurs., 4/14. RoW FDR Speech
126 Friday, April 8, 2022 First, students will take Vocabulary #1 assessment. Then, by the end of class, students need to submit their "Philae Mission" essays in Edulastic. Everyone needs to be sure to also submit expository graphic organizers in Google Classroom as well as their RoW "Adonis and Aphrodite." Bring Romeo & Juliet texts to class next week. We will begin reading and interpreting Act 1. Everyone needs to participate in some way. There will be several responsibilities, verbal and nonverbal. RoW FDR Speech will be due on Thurs., 4/14. RoW FDR Speech
Thursday, April 7, 2022 Students will continue drafting and planning the "Philae Mission" expository essay. Be sure to complete and turn in the graphic organizer. On Fri., 4/8, essay draft will be due at the end of the class period; we will also have Vocabulary #1 assessment on Romeo and Juliet and RoW Adonis and Aphrodite will be due. RoW Adonis and Aphrodite
125 Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Students will work on reading and planning the "Philae Mission" expository essays using the graphic organizer. On Fri., 4/8, essay draft will be due at the end of the class period; we will also have Vocabulary #1 assessment on Romeo and Juliet and RoW Adonis and Aphrodite will be due. RoW Adonis and Aphrodite
124 Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Students will first take the bell-ringer assessment in Edulastic. Then, in Google Classroom, we will read the "Philae Mission" passages and begin planning expository essays using the graphic organizer. Lastly, the class will analyze the vocabulary word, valiant. On Fri., 4/8, essay draft will be due at the end of the class period; we will also have Vocabulary #1 assessment on Romeo and Juliet and RoW Adonis and Aphrodite will be due. RoW Adonis and Aphrodite
123 Monday, April 4, 2022 Students will discuss and review "The Six Love Talks" as well as their annotated Shakespearean Sonnets. We will analyze the following vocabulary words: posterity and portentous. Read "Philae Mission." We will have a bell-ringer cold reading assessment on Tues., 4/5 in Edulastic. Also on Tues., 4/5, students need to read "Philae Mission" in Google Classroom and begin planning an expository essay using the graphic organizer. On Fri., 4/8, essay draft will be due at the end of the class period; we will also have Vocabulary #1 assessment on Romeo and Juliet and RoW Adonis and Aphrodite will be due. RoW Adonis and Aphrodite
122 Friday, April 1, 2022 Students will turn in this week's RoW. Then, we will review this weekend's assignment, "The Six Love Talks." Lastly, students will be given two of Shakespeare's sonnets to annotate: summarize, locate 2 rhetorical devices, explain the message, and reflect upon its lasting impact today. Due Mon., 4/4, the exit ticket for "The Six Love Talks"; include your prepared questions for interview and the interviewee's responses with your reflection.
121 Thursday, March 31, 2022 Students will take bell-ringer assessment in Edulastic and review. We will also work on new vocabulary slides for Romeo and Juliet. If time permits, students may work to focus on tomorrow's RoW. On Fri., 4/1, RoW JFK due. Read "The Six Love Talks" and prepare questions for interview. RoW JFK Inaugural Address
120 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Students complete Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Era review slide show. Then, we will begin prepositions of movement and time exercises. Lastly, we will review imagery and connect with upcoming character descriptions. Thurs., 3/31, we will have another bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic and review and complete imagery exercises. Students need to have chromebooks ready daily as we will be actively involved in new grammar and vocabulary exercises. We will also continue preparations for our Romeo and Juliet Unit. RoW JFK due Fri., 4/1. RoW JFK Inaugural Address
119 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic, followed by a review. Then, we will complete our introduction to Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Era. Lastly, we will begin new grammar and vocabulary work. This week, students will take part in new grammar and vocabulary exercises. We will also continue preparations for our Romeo and Juliet Unit. RoW JFK due Fri., 4/1. RoW JFK Inaugural Address
118 Monday, March 28, 2022 Students will complete and turn in their original Shakespearean sonnets. We will have an introduction to Shakespeare and Elizabethan Era. This week we will take part in exercises to prepare for our Romeo and Juliet Unit. RoW JFK due Fri., 4/1. RoW JFK Inaugural Address
117 Friday, March 18, 2022 Students will complete and turn in their original Shakespearean sonnets. Also, be sure to turn in RoW. Enjoy your break!
116 Thursday, March 17, 2022 Students will continue reviewing Shakespearean sonnets and begin planning their own. On Fri., 3/18, students will work to complete original sonnets and turn in RoW Hercules Labors 7-12. Hercules Labors 7-12
115 Wednesday, March 16, 2022 Students will discuss and complete Document C short story. Then, we will discuss Shakespearean sonnets and begin planning. On Thurs., 3/17, students will take bell-ringer practice assessment followed by review. On Fri., 3/18, work to complete original sonnets and turn in RoW Hercules Labors 7-12. Hercules Labors 7-12
114 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic and review. Then, we will complete our discussion about Document A short story. Students will receive Document C short story and read silently to complete the short responses. We will also, preview Shakespearean sonnets. On Wed., 3/16, students will turn in Document C short story responses and begin working on original sonnets. On Thurs., 3/17, students will take bell-ringer practice assessment followed by review. On Fri., 3/18, work to complete original sonnets and turn in RoW Hercules Labors 7-12. Hercules Labors 7-12
113 Monday, March 14, 2022 Students will read Document A short story, answer posted questions, and follow up with discussion. We will also, preview Shakespearean sonnets. On Tues., 3/15 we will read Document C short story; students will answer questions and we will review afterwards. On Tues. 3/15 and Thurs. 3/17, we will begin class with bell-ring practice assessments followed by review. On Fri. 3/18, work to complete original sonnets and turn in RoW Hercules Labors 7-12. Hercules Labors 7-12
112 Friday, March 11, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic and review. Next, we will complete and share yesterday's journaling exercise. Then, we will take part in a final review of "other punctuation." Next week we will review memoir writing and continue journaling. We will also read two short stories and discuss plot, theme, and character development.
111 Thursday, March 10, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic and review. Next, we will finish punctuation work. Lastly, students will work on part one of our journaling exercises. On Fri., 3/11, RoW "Two Brothers" is due and we will review samples of memoir writing and allow journaling time. All make-up and late assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11. RoW Two Brothers
110 Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Students will work individually to complete punctuation and narrative writing checkpoints. Then, students will partner to demonstrate understanding of the nine punctuation rules we have reviewed in class. On Thurs., 3/10, we will have another bell-ringer practice assessment and review; then, will we finish working with punctuation partners. On Fri., 3/11, RoW "Two Brothers" is due and we will review samples of memoir writing and allow journaling time. All make-up and late assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11. RoW Two Brothers
109 Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Students will take bell-ringer practice assessment in Edulastic. Then, we will continue reviewing punctuation and narrative writing. We will continue to focus on narrative writing and reviewing punctuation this week. On Wed., 3/9, we will have a checkpoint for the new rules we have reviewed about punctuation. On Thurs., 3/10, we will have another bell-ringer practice assessment and review in Edulastic. On Fri., 3/11, RoW "Two Brothers" is due. All make-up and late assignments need to be in by Fri., 3/11. RoW Two Brothers
108 Monday, March 7, 2022 Students who need to do so will take their Vocabulary #4 assessment. We will discuss 'Castaways' and review punctuation and writing exercises. This week, we will review grammar starting with punctuation. We will also focus on improving student writing. On Tues., 3/8 and Thurs., 3/10, we will have a bell-ringer practice assessment and review in Edulastic. Fri., 3/11, RoW "Two Brothers" due. All make-up and late assignments are due Fri., 3/11. RoW Two Brothers
107 Friday, March 4, 2022 Students will finish final editing and proofreading for their their five-paragraph essay on LOTF. Final drafts must be submitted in Edulastic. Then, students will take their Vocabulary #4 assessment. Everyone needs to turn in their RoW and 'Castaways' questions. On Mon., 3/7, we will review grammar and work on writing exercises. RoW Queen Elizabeth I
106 Thursday, March 3, 2022 Students will work to edit and revise their five-paragraph essay on LOTF. On Fri., 3/4, students will take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW; also, be sure to read "The Real Castaways" and complete questions. RoW Queen Elizabeth I
105 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Students will continue to organize, draft and write their five-paragraph essay on LOTF. On Thurs., 3/3, students will complete their final draft and submit LOTF essays in Edulastic during class on Thurs., 3/3. On Fri., 3/4, students will take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW; also, be sure to read "The Real Castaways" and complete questions. RoW Queen Elizabeth I
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 No classes today due to ACT testing for juniors. On Wed., 3//2, students will continue to organize, draft and write their five-paragraph essay on LOTF and submit it into Edulastic during class on Thurs., 3/3. For Fri., 3/4, complete and turn in RoW and be sure to read "The Real Castaways" and complete questions. RoW Queen Elizabeth I
104 Monday, February 28, 2022 Students will be given the prompt for their upcoming in-class essays for LOTF. We will also review new vocabulary and complete our class discussion on Chapter 12 of LOTF. Freshmen do not have to report to school on Tues., 3/1, due to ACT testing for juniors. On Wed., 3//2, students will continue to organize, draft and write their five-paragraph essay on LOTF and submit it into Edulastic during class on Thurs., 3/3. For Fri., 3/4, complete and turn in RoW and be sure to read "The Real Castaways" and complete questions. RoW Queen Elizabeth I
103 Friday, February 25, 2022 Students will take cold reading assessment in Edulastic. We will review new vocabulary and complete our class discussion on Chapter 12 of LOTF. Read "The Real Castaways" and complete questions afterwards. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Next week, we will prepare for our five-paragraph essay on the novel.
102 Thursday, February 24, 2022 Students will first take a practice Edulastic bell-ringer assessment. We will review the bell-ringer responses. Then, we will discuss Chapter 12 of LOTF. Lastly, we will review how to write a claim statement and practice new vocabulary words. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Have chromebooks ready for Friday's Cold Reading Assessment #4 and be sure to turn in RoW. RoW Hercules Labors 1-6
101 Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Students will first take a practice Edulastic bell-ringer assessment. Then, we will also take a quick comprehension checkpoint for Chapter 11 of LOTF. Lastly, we will practice new vocabulary words. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Remaining LOTF reading deadline is Ch. 12 (the end) for Thurs., 2/24. RoW Hercules Labors 1-6
100 Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Students will take a quick comprehension quiz for Chapter 10 of LOTF. Then, we will continue the plot exercise. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Remaining LOTF reading deadlines: read Chapter 11 for Wed., 2/23 and Ch. 12 (the end) for Thurs., 2/24. RoW Hercules Labors 1-6
99 Thursday, February 17, 2022 Students will take Vocabulary #3 quiz. Then, students will review the five parts of plot structure and complete a plot diagram. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Remaining LOTF reading deadlines: read Chapter 10 for Tues., 2/22; Ch. 11 for Wed., 2/23, and Ch. 12 (the end) for Thurs., 2/24.
98 Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Students will take in-class writing assessment for Ch. 9 and use remaining time to read and begin RoW "The Leap." Prepare for tomorrow's vocabulary assessment. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Thurs., 2/17, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment and RoW "The Leap" due. Remaining LOTF reading deadlines: read Chapter 10 for Tues., 2/22; Ch. 11 for Wed., 2/23, and Ch. 12 (the end) for Thurs., 2/24. RoW The Leap
97 Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment in Edulastic. Then, we will prepare for tomorrow's open-book writing assessment on Ch. 9 of LOTF. Everyone needs to highlight and mark their texts during class. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Wed., 2/16, students will take in-class writing assessment for Ch. 9 and use remaining time to read and begin RoW "The Leap." On Thurs., 2/17, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment and RoW "The Leap" due. Remaining LOTF reading deadlines: read Chapter 10 for Tues., 2/22; Ch. 11 for Wed., 2/23, and Ch. 12 (the end) for Thurs., 2/24. RoW The Leap
96 Monday, February 14, 2022 Students will complete symbols exercise for Chapters 5-8 of Lord of the Flies. Discuss new vocabulary terms. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Tues., 2/15 we will prepare for another open-book checkpoint paragraph which students will write in class on Wed., 2/16. On Thurs., 2/17, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment and RoW "The Leap" due. RoW The Leap
95 Friday, February 11, 2022 We will move from small groups to the large group to discuss reoccurring symbols in Chapters 5-8 of Lord of the Flies. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Mon., 2/14, discuss new vocabulary terms and complete Ch. 9. On Tues., 2/15 we will prepare for another open-book checkpoint paragraph which students will write in class on Wed., 2/16. On Thurs., 2/17, students will take Vocabulary #3 assessment and RoW "The Leap" due. RoW The Leap
94 Thursday, February 10, 2022 Students will practice new vocabulary terms. Then, discuss of "Flight, Fight or Freeze." We will also discuss Chapters 6-8 of LOTF. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. For Fri., 2/11 complete RoW "Gettysburg." Complete Ch. 9 by next Mon., 2/14 and prepare for another open-book checkpoint paragraph without the use of technology, only open textbook. RoW Gettysburg Address
93 Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Be sure your chromebooks are charged. Students will take Cold Read #3 assessment with a short one-paragraph written response. Take time and care to follow all writing points. Then, work on paper copy of "Flight, Fight or Freeze" Bring Lord of the Flies daily. For Thurs., 2/10, complete Ch. 8. For Fri., 2/11 complete RoW "Gettysburg." Complete Ch. 9 by next Mon., 2/14 and prepare for another open-book checkpoint paragraph without the use of technology, only open textbook. RoW Gettysburg Address
92 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review; also, we will discuss "Never Will I Ever See You." Review new vocabulary terms and recent written responses. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Take Cold Read #3 assessment on Wed., 2/ 9. For Thurs., 2/10, complete Ch. 8. For Fri., 2/11 complete RoW "Gettysburg." Complete Ch. 9 by next Mon., 2/14. RoW Gettysburg Address
91 Monday, February 7, 2022 Students will take Vocabulary #2 assessment. We will also preview new vocabulary terms afterward. Then, we will review and discuss the "Wild Things" poem. Preview "Never Will I Ever See You." Bring Lord of the Flies daily. For Tues., 2/8, take bell ringer assessment and review; also, discuss "Never Will I Ever See You." Read to p. 137 in Lord of the Flies by Tues., 2/8. Take Cold Read #3 assessment on Wed., 2/ 9. For Thurs., 2/10, complete Ch. 8. For Fri., 2/11 complete RoW "Gettysburg." Complete Ch. 9 by next Mon., 2/14. RoW Gettysburg Address
Friday, February 4, 2022 No school due to weather conditions. Due Fri., 2/4 RoW, "Theseus." On Mon., 2/7 take Vocabulary #2 assessment, Lord of the Flies. Also, by Mon., 2/7, complete "Wild Things" poem and completed questions. For Tues., 2/8 read and discuss completed questions for Bradbury's "Never Will I Ever See You." Read to p. 137 in Lord of the Flies by Tues., 2/8. RoW Theseus
Thursday, February 3, 2022 Snow Day! On Fri., 2/4 take Vocabulary #2 assessment and discuss highlights of Chapter 6, Lord of the Flies. Then, prepare to discuss "Wild Things" poem and completed questions. Also, read and discuss completed questions for Bradbury's "Never Will I Ever See You." RoW "Theseus" due. RoW Theseus
90 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Students will practice new vocabulary words. Time allotted to preview and begin reading Ch. 6 of LOTF. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. Thurs., 2/3 take bell-ringer "practice" assessment and discuss and review. Then, time will be allotted for reading and writing work. For Fri., 2/4, read Chapter 6 and take Vocabulary #2 assessment. RoW "Theseus" due. RoW Theseus
89 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Students will take a cold reading assessment. Then, we will discuss Chapter 5 focal point for LOTF. Time allotted to beginning reading Ch. 6. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Wed., 2/2, review vocabulary and characters and preview focus points for Ch. 6. Thurs., 2/3 take bell-ringer "practice" assessment and discuss/review and time will be allotted for reading and writing work. For Fri., 2/4, read Chapter 6 and take Vocabulary #2 assessment. RoW "Theseus" due. RoW Theseus
88 Monday, January 31, 2022 Review new vocabulary terms: gorge and grunt. Discuss Chapter 5 focal point for LOTF. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Tues., 2/1, read Chapter 5 and complete focal point handout. For Fri., 2/4, read Chapter 6 and take Vocabulary #2 assessment. RoW "Theseus" due. RoW Theseus
87 Friday, January 28, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review. Then, we will discuss "The Cadet" and the follow-up questions. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Tues., 2/1, read Chapter 5. For Fri., 2/4, read Chapter 6 and take Vocabulary #2 assessment. RoW "Theseus" due. RoW Theseus
86 Thursday, January 27, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review. Then, we will write a one-paragraph essay about the conflicts from Chapter 4 of LOTF. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Fri., 1/28, we will preview checkpoints for Chapter 5. On Tues., 2/1, complete Ch. 5. RoW The Bet
85 Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review. Then, we will have checkpoint for Chapter 4 for LOTF. Lastly, we will discuss writing a paragraph about the conflicts in the chapter. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. On Thurs., 1/27, students will write an in-class paragraph about the conflicts in Chapter 2. On Fri., 1/28, we will preview checkpoints for Chapter 5. On Tues., 2/1, complete Ch. 5. RoW The Bet
84 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Students will discuss Chapters 1-3 from LOTF. We will focus on setting and themes. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. We will continue exercises for the novel, vocabulary practice, and bell ringers. Complete reading Ch. 4 and prepare for a checkpoint by Wed., 1/26. RoW due Fri., 1/28. On Tues., 2/1, complete Ch. 5. RoW The Bet
83 Monday, January 24, 2022 Students will complete bell ringer practice short assessment. Begin new vocabulary slides. Review Chs. 1-3 from LOTF. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. We will continue exercises for the novel, vocabulary practice, and bell ringers. Complete reading Ch. 4 and prepare for a checkpoint by Wed., 1/26. RoW due Fri., 1/28. On Tues., 2/1, complete Ch. 5. RoW The Bet
82 Friday, January 21, 2022 Students will take vocabulary assessment #1 for LOTF. Then, students need to turn in Chapter 1-2 questions and complete Chapters 1-3 setting handout. Bring Lord of the Flies daily. We will continue exercises for the novel, vocabulary practice, and bell ringers. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24 and prepare for a checkpoint by Wed., 1/26. RoW due Fri., 1/28. On Tues., 2/1, complete Ch. 5. RoW The Bet
81 Thursday, January 20, 2022 Students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic where they must read closely and write a response paragraph with a clear claim statement, text evidence and elaboration. If time permits, students need to read Ch. 3 of Lord of the Flies; study vocabulary words, and finish RoW. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary #1 assessment and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
80 Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Students will take assessment on Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and discuss characters and new vocabulary words: "emboss" and "emit." On Thurs., 1/20, students will take cold reading assessment and complete reading Ch. 3 for Thurs., 1/20. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary #1 assessment and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Snow Day! On Wed., 1/19, students will take assessment on Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and discuss characters and new vocabulary words: "emboss" and "emit." Take cold reading assessment and complete reading Ch. 3 for Thurs., 1/20. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary #1 assessment and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
79 Friday, January 14, 2022 Students will have time to discus Maslow's Hierarchy questions and complete Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and finish character descriptions. On Tues., 1/18, LOTF, Chapter 2 assessment. Review new vocabulary terms: "emboss" and "emit." On Wed., 1/19, cold reading assessment. Complete reading Ch. 3 for Thurs., 1/20. On Fri., 1/21, take Vocabulary assessment #1 and turn in RoW. Read Ch. 4 for Mon., 1/24. RoW Chief Joseph's Surrender Speech
78 Thursday, January 13, 2022 We will review the first three vocabulary terms and how to successfully annotate and write three paragraphs for this week's RoW. Students will be allotted class time to continue reading all of Chapter 2 of Lord of the Flies and finish character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. On Fri., 1/14, we will discuss Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, character descriptions and Chapter 2 of LOTF. We will also, preview the reading schedule for LOTF. RoW Atalanta
77 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Students will complete reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies. Work to till out character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. On Thurs., 1/13, students will complete a bell ringer assessment, complete Chapter 2 of LOTF, RoW, character descriptions as well as the vocabulary slides. On Fri., 1/14, we will discuss character descriptions and Chapter 2 of LOTF, review new vocabulary terms, and turn in RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
76 Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and begin reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies. Work to till out character descriptions in Google Classroom and new vocabulary terms. Complete reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies for Wed., 1/12. Fill out the character descriptions in Google Classroom as well as the vocabulary slides. For, Fri., 1/14, complete Chapter 2 of LOTF, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
75 Monday, January 10, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and complete analytical questions and short paragraph for, "The Interlopers." Then, we will introduce Lord of the Flies. Students need to bring Lord of the Flies daily. Read Chapter 1 in class Tues. and Wed. For, Fri., 1/14, finish Chapter 2, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
74 Friday, January 7, 2022 Students will take bell ringer reading assessment and then, analytical questions and short paragraph for, "The Interlopers." On Mon., 1/10, introduction to Lord of the Flies, students need to bring their books. Read Chapter 1 in class Tues. and Wed. For, Fri., 1/14, finish Chapter 2, review new vocabulary terms, and complete new RoW, "Atalanta." RoW Atalanta
73 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Students will begin reading and annotating the short story, "The Interlopers." On Fri., 1/7, complete analytical questions for "The Interloper" and discuss responses.
72 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Students will complete reading the "Baker's Blue-jay Yarns." Then, review analytical story questions and discuss. On Thurs., 1/6, take bell ringer assessment and review. Also, on Thurs., 1/6, begin reading "The Interlopers." On Fri., 1/7, review analytical story questions and discuss.
71 Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review. We will begin reading "The Interlopers." Wed., 1/5 Complete "The Interlopers." Review analytical story questions and discuss. Thurs., 1/6, take bell ringer assessment and review. Also, on Thurs., 1/6, begin reading "Baker's Blue-jay Yarns." On Fri., 1/7, review analytical story questions and discuss.
Friday, December 17, 2021 Class does not meet. Enjoy the holiday season!
Thursday, December 16, 2021 Class does not meet. Enjoy the holiday season!
70 Wednesday, December 15, 2021 Bring school-issued chromebook for your midterm scheduled for 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM today consisting of cold reading passages, multiple-choice questions, and a multi-paragraph essay. Students are encouraged to use scrap paper and turn it in at the of the period. Enjoy the holiday season!
69 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 We will practice and discuss techniques for performing well on the midterm which consists of cold reading passages, multiple-choice questions, and a multi-paragraph essay. The Eighth Period midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15 from 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM.
68 Monday, December 13, 2021 Students will continue practicing writing techniques to improve in-class planning and time management for upcoming midterm. Our class midterm is scheduled for Wed., 12/15. Eighth period is scheduled for 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM. Your exam will involve cold reading passages, multiple choice, and a multi-paragraph essay.
67 Friday, December 10, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #4 quiz. Then, we will practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests. Make up any missing work by Mon., 12/13. Check the midterm schedule for next week's tests. Your exam will involve cold reading passages, multiple-choice, and written responses.
66 Thursday, December 9, 2021 Students will discuss "The Most Dangerous Game," answer questions, and take quiz. Practice for Vocabulary #4 quiz. On Fri., 12/10, students will take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW "Uncomfortable Bed." We will also practice writing 3-minute introductions and discuss current writing contests.
65 Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Students will complete cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, study new vocabulary. Read "The Dangerous Game" and answer questions. For Thurs., 12/09, complete reading "The Dangerous Game" and questions; also, take quiz on "The Dangerous Game." On Fri., 12/10, take Vocabulary #4 assessment and turn in RoW "Uncomfortable Bed." Dangerous Game Questions Dangerous Game Audio
64 Tuesday, December 7, 2021 Students will complete a bell ringer practice in Edulastic. Then, we will review and prepare for tomorrow's cold reading assessment. Begin new vocabulary practice. Preview "The Dangerous Game." Moved to Wed., 12/8, students will take cold reading assessment. Read "The Dangerous Game" and answer the questions. Quiz on "The Dangerous Game" on Thurs., 12/9. Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10. RoW "Uncomfortable Bed" due Fri., 12/10. Dangerous Game Questions Dangerous Game Audio
63 Monday, December 6, 2021 Students will complete and submit in-class essays in Edulastic. Bell ringer assessment practice. Begin new vocabulary practice. Cold reading assessment on Tues.,12/7. Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10. RoW "Uncomfortable Bed" due Fri., 12/10. RoW Uncomfortable Bed
62 Friday, December 3, 2021 Students take Vocabulary #3 assessment. Then, everyone will complete and submit in-class essays in Edulastic. RoW "Duties" due today, also. Cold reading assessment next Tuesday. New RoW will be forthcoming and Vocabulary #4 assessment on Fri., 12/10.
61 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Students will work to complete graphic organizers for in-class essay. On Fri., 12/3, RoW "Duties" is due and students will take Vocabulary #3 test. Also, on Friday, Fahrenheit 451 essays need to be submitted in Edulastic. RoW Duties
60 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Students will review upcoming vocabulary. Then, we will discuss the upcoming in-class essays. On Thurs., 12/2, using the argumentative graphic organizer, students will plan and prewrite for the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. On Fri., 12/3, RoW "Duties" is due and students will take Vocabulary #3 test. Also, on Friday, Fahrenheit 451 essays need to be submitted in Edulastic. RoW Duties
59 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Students will take Part 3 assessment for Fahrenheit 451. Review upcoming vocabulary. Then, we will discuss the upcoming in-class. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and allow planning and prewriting for the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary #3 test will be Fri., 12/3. RoW Duties
58 Monday, November 29, 2021 We will review characterization and discuss slide show. Discuss Part 3 highlights and vocabulary for Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel (pages 107-158). Part 3 test will be Tues., 11/30. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and discuss the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary #3 test will be Fri., 12/3. RoW Duties
57 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 We will review characterization and discuss slide show. Then, students will continue working with assigned partners on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel (pages 107-158) and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29. Part 3 test will be Tues., 11/30. On Wed., 12/1, we will review the rubric and discuss the upcoming five-paragraph in-class essay. Vocabulary # 3 test will be Fri., 12/3.
56 Monday, November 22, 2021 Students will take bell-ringer and vocabulary assessment for Fahrenheit 451. Review characterization and discuss slide show. Tues., 11/23, bring Fahrenheit 451 books to class. and work with assigned partners to continue working on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29.
Friday, November 19, 2021 No classes today, but work on upcoming assignments. Complete missing or make up work. Now postponed until Mon., 11/22, students will take Vocabulary #2 for Fahrenheit 451. Bring Fahrenheit 451 books to class. Continue working on study guide for Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Complete reading the novel and Part 3 study guide by Mon., 11/29.
55 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer practice assessment and review afterwards. Then, in small groups, we will discuss Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
54 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Students will take a reading assessment for Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451. After assessment, students may continue reading on to Part 3 or catch up with other assignments. On Thurs., 11/18, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
53 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review it. Then, time will be alloted to prepare for tomorrow's reading assessment. Test now moved to Wed., 11/17, complete reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67 - 106) and study guide. On Thurs., 11/18, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
52 Monday, November 15, 2021 Students will take a bell ringer assessment and review it. Then, we will have a timed paragraph writing pertaining to current trends vs. Fahrenheit 451 passages. Complete reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 (pages 67 - 106) and study guide for Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment will also be on Tues., 11/16. On Wed., 11/17, we will take another bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19 and RoW "Orpheus and Eurydice" due. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
51 Friday, November 12, 2021 Students prepare for new vocabulary terms for Fahrenheit 451, Part 2, pages 67 - 106. Then, we will read about current social trends vs. those in the novel. Begin writing paragraph. Mon., 11/15, take bell ringer assessment and complete writing paragraph about current social trends vs. those in the novel Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 ([ages 67 - 106) and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Wed., 11/17, take bell ringer assessment. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Orpheus and Eurydice
50 Thursday, November 11, 2021 Students will complete in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. If time permits, student will have time to complete RoW or read Part 2 of the novel and work on study guide. Due Fri., 11/12, RoW "Made of Meat." Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
49 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Students will take another practice cold reading bell ringer. Then, we will work to write an in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. On Thurs., 11/11, students will complete in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
48 Tuesday, November 9, 2021 Students will take Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 reading assessment and turn in Part I reading guide. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. Also, on Wed, 11/10 through Thurs., 11/11, students will work to write on in-class paragraph on "Clarisse" from Fahrenheit 451. At the start of class on Wed., 11/10, students will take another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. Continue reading Part 2 of Fahrenheit 451 and complete reading and study guide by next Tues., 11/16. Part 2 assessment for Part 2 will also be on Tues., 11/16. Vocabulary quiz for Part 2 will be Fri., 11/19. RoW Made of Meat
47 Monday, November 8, 2021 Students will take a cold reading bell ringer assessment. Time allotted to complete reading Part 1 for Fahrenheit 451. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. Wed., 11/10, another cold reading bell ringer. RoW "Made of Meat" due Fri., 11/12. RoW Made of Meat
46 Friday, November 5, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary assessment #1 for Fahrenheit 451. Upon, completion, students may complete and submit their RoW "Pandora." Time will also be allotted for silent reading their novels. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Made of Meat
45 Thursday, November 4, 2021 Students will complete a 9-point cold reading assessment. Upon, completion, students may study for tomorrow's vocabulary quiz or work on their RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
44 Wednesday, November 3, 2021 In class, we will complete reading along with Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451. The teacher will prompt students to work on the Part 1 study guide. Cold reading assessment in Edulastic on Thurs., 11/4. On Fri., 11/5, students will take Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and turn in RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
43 Tuesday, November 2, 2021 In class, students will continue reading along with Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451. The teacher will prompt students to work on the Part 1 study guide. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class daily. Now changed to Thurs., 11/4, students will take a 9 point cold reading assessment for full credit. On Fri., 11/5, students will take Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and turn in RoW "Pandora." Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
42 Monday, November 1, 2021 Students will have time to complete "The Landlady" cold reading assessment. Then, we will begin reading Fahrenheit 451. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class this week. On Wed., 11/3, students will take a 9 point cold reading assessment for full credit. Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and RoW "Pandora" due next Fri., 11/5. Complete Part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 by next Tues., 11/9; also, take reading assessment and turn in Part 1 study guide. RoW Pandora
41 Friday, October 29, 2021 Students will listen to a reading of Roald Dahl's "The Landlady" and take a brief reading assessment during class. Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class on Mon., 11/1. Vocabulary quiz #1 for Fahrenheit 451 and RoW "Pandora" due next Fri., 11/5. RoW Pandora
40 Thursday, October 28, 2021 Students will begin pre-reading and vocabulary activities for Fahrenheit 451. On Fri., 10/29, we will discuss Bring Fahrenheit 451 texts to class next Mon., 11/1. RoW due next Fri., 11/5. RoW Pandora
39 Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Complete Journal Entry #2 in Google Classroom. Thurs., 10/28--Fri., 10/29, students will partake in pre-reading activities for their next novel Fahrenheit 451 and confer with Mrs. O'Janpa about their essay evaluations.
38 Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Students will have one more class period to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Be sure to turn in paper rubrics and RoW "Man in Arena" today, also. On Wed., 10/27, students will take a cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Thurs., 10/28-Fri., 10/29, students will partake in pre-reading activities for their next novel Fahrenheit 451 and confer with Mrs. O'Janpa about their essay evaluations.
37 Monday, October 25, 2021 Students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Tues., 10/26, students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Paper copy of rubric needs to be turned in on Tues., 10/26. RoW "Man in Arena" is due on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
36 Friday, October 22, 2021 Students will utilize class time for planning their argumentative essays. At the end of class, they need to turn in a paper copy of their graphic organizer. On Mon., 10/25 and Tues., 10/26, students will work to edit, proofread, and submit their final argumentative essays. Paper copy of rubric needs to be turned in on Tues., 10/26. RoW "Man in Arena" is due on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
35 Thursday, October 21, 2021 First, students will take a brief cold reading assessment in Edulastic. Then, they will begin planning their argumentative essays. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due next week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
34 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Students will complete reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Students will receive the argumentative writing prompt in Google Classroom. They may begin brainstorming and using their graphic organizer at the end of class today. On Thurs., 10/21 students will take a brief cold reading assessment and plan upcoming essays for Speak. On Fri., 10/22, students will continue drafting argumentative essays and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic next Monday and Tuesday. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
33 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Topic: Students will continue reviewing how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. We will focus on planning, introduction, counterclaim, rebuttal, claims, evidence, elaboration. and conclusion. On Wed., 10 20, students will complete preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
32 Monday, October 18, 2021 Begin with bell-ringer. Students will review how to prepare for argumentative essay writing. Tues., 10/19 and Wed., 10 20, students will continue preparations for argumentative essays. On Thurs., 10/21 and Fri., 10/22, students will draft and submit final argumentative essays for Speak in Edulastic. We will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
31 Friday, October 15, 2021 Students will take "4th Marking Period" assessment for Speak. Then, we will review the "4th Marking Period" paragraph and move forward with argumentative essay preparations for next week. Next week, we will prepare for five-paragraph argumentative essay for Speak. RoW "Man in Arena" will be due the following week on Tues., 10/26. RoW Man in Arena
30 Thursday, October 14, 2021 Students will take the 4th vocabulary assessment for Speak. Review main points to prepare for tomorrow's final reading assessment on the novel. Then, prepare for "4th Marking Period" paragraphs. No RoW this week. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide for Fri., 10/15.
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 No class meeting today due to PSAT testing. No RoW this week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
29 Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. Time will be allotted to make up missing assignments, study vocabulary, and complete reading and study guide for "4th Marking Period" of Speak. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
28 Monday, October 11, 2021 Students will review final vocabulary for Speak. We will discuss writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak and devote class time to drafting. No RoW this week. No class on Wed., 10/13 due to PSAT testing. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
27 Thursday, October 7, 2021 Students will take "3rd Marking Period" reading assessment for Speak. We will preview the final vocabulary words for Speak. Also, we will devote time to writing paragraphs pertaining to Speak for the "2nd" and "3rd Marking Periods." No RoW next week. Study for 4th vocabulary assessment on Thurs., 10/14. For Fri., 10/15, prepare for reading assessment on pages 141-198 of Speak, "4th Marking Period"; also, complete "4th Marking Period" study guide and character web for Fri., 10/15.
26 Wednesday, October 6, 2021 Students will take the vocabulary quiz covering the "3rd Marking Period" from Speak. Afterwards, time will be allotted for RoW work and study guide completion for tomorrow's Speak comprehension assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
25 Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Students will discuss review vocabulary words; how to improve RoW work and use the study guides for Speak to prepare for assessments. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
24 Monday, October 4, 2021 Students will discuss and work on fiction writing from "2nd Marking Period" of Speak. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
23 Friday, October 1, 2021 Students will take Speak assessment; discuss writing about fiction and preview new vocabulary. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-15 for Wed., 10/7 Vocabulary 3 assessment. Read pages 95 - 137 in Speak, "3rd Marking Period," and complete 3rd study guide and character web for for "3rd Marking Period" by Thurs., 10/7 and prepare for reading test. RoW also due Thurs., 10/7. The Fox and the Horse
22 Thursday, September 30, 2021 Prepare for Speak assessment; review study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period." Time will be allotted for SSR. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
21 Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Reading time for Speak and time for study guide and character web for "2nd Marking Period" will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1. Study Speak vocabulary words 11-16 and read "3rd Marking Period" by Fri., 10/8. The Fox and the Horse
20 Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Further review elements of fiction. Review parts of speech and work with partners on slides. Reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
19 Monday, September 27, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer assessment and we will review it afterward. Review elements of fiction from "1st Marking Period." Then, preview and discuss those for "2nd Marking Period" along with study guide and web for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments this week. For Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
18 Friday, September 24, 2021 Students will take Vocabulary #2 quiz for Speak. Then, reading time for Speak will be allotted. No RoW or vocabulary assignments next week. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
17 Thursday, September 23, 2021 Students will complete Speak inference activity in class and begin writing a related journal entry for "1st Marking Period." We will review vocabulary words for tomorrow's assessment. Students need to bring their Speak books to class, daily. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. For next Fri., 10/1, students need to complete reading pages 49-92, "2nd Marking Period" in Speak. Also, complete "2nd Marking Period" study guide and character web. There will be a short quiz based on the study guide and character web on Fri., 10/1.
16 Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Students will take an assessment for "The First Marking Period" of Speak. Then, we will begin writing a related journal entry in Google Classroom. Complete "1st Marking Period" journal entry choice in Google Classroom. Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24.
15 Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. Some class time will be allotted to complete tracking characters, finishing the study guide, and reviewing new vocabulary words. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment will be Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. Expository Rubric
14 Monday, September 20, 2021 Students will discuss how to annotate their novels in order to track characters and prepare for short written responses. Discuss new vocabulary words. On Tues., 9/21, students will take individual class pictures; then, we will discuss more about writing extended responses. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. 1st Character Webs
13 Friday, September 17, 2021 Students will review conjunctions and interjections. Discuss new vocabulary words. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" in Speak by Mon., 9/20. On Wed., 9/22 students will have a quiz and turn in their study guide for "The First Marking Period." Vocabulary #2 assessment on Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech due Fri., 9/24. RoW Watson UN Speech
12 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Students will review adverbs. Class time allotted for work on RoW "Pygmalion" and Speak study guide. RoW "Pygmalion" due on Fri., 9/17. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22.
11 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Students will review verbs. Further discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. This week we will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. RoW Annotation Guide & Rubric
10 Monday, September 13, 2021 Students will take a bell-ringer practice reading assessment. We will review verbs. Then, discuss this week's RoW and Speak study guide. Be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. Quiz and study guide due date is Wed., 9/22. 1st Marking Period Study Guide RoW Pygmalion
9 Friday, September 10, 2021 Students will take Speak #1 vocabulary assessment. We will review adjectives in class today. Then, discuss next week's RoW and preview Speak. In-class next week, be prepared to take daily bell-ringers to practice reading assessments. We will review verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Next week, bring Speak to class to allot reading time. Complete reading pages 3-46 "The First Marking Period" by Mon., 9/20. RoW Pygmalion
8 Thursday, September 9, 2021 Students will review pronouns in class today. Then, we will allot time to work on vocabulary slides. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
7 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Students will review nouns in class today. Then, we will allot time for vocabulary practice. This week we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
6 Thursday, September 2, 2021 In small groups, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discuss how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part of our class. Next Wed., 9/8 through Fri., 9/10, we will review nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. On Fri., 9/10, you will have a vocabulary assessment on the words for Speak. Speak Vocabulary
5 Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Before the end of class today, students will complete editing and proofreading their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer or current reading selections. Then, we will discus how participation, vocabulary, and grammar work will be an essential part or our class.
4 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 During class today, students will begin annotating, organizing, outlining, and drafting their in-class argumentative essays for "The Lottery." On Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to complete and submit their argumentative essays in Edulastic. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary for Speak. The Lottery
3 Monday, August 30, 2021 Students will take a reading assessment on "The Lottery." Then, outline and prepare for in-class argumentative essay sample. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, students will discuss summer reading and preview vocabulary. The Lottery
2 Friday, August 27, 2021 Students will finish introductions and begin reading "The Lottery." We will review how to annotate in order to prepare for a comprehension quiz and upcoming in-class argumentative essay sample. Complete reading "The Lottery" in Google Classroom for Mon., 8/30. Students will also take a reading assessment on "The Lottery" on Mon., 8/30. On Tues., 8/31 and Wed., 9/1, students will have time during class to draft an argumentative essay. On Thurs., 9/2, introduce our first novel, Speak. The Lottery
1 Thursday, August 26, 2021 Students will receive their supplemental books and assigned seats. Be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Complete "Future Self" draft in Google Classroom for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 We will begin with icebreakers. Students need to be prepared to discuss favorite quotes, books, and interests. Be sure to bring paper and a pen or pencil for the first day of class. Complete "Future Self" draft for Fri., 8/27. Freshman Future Self