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2010-2011 10th grade calendars

Page history last edited by llingofelt 11 years, 5 months ago

September
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
5
6

7 First Day of School

In class work:

-Survey (HO) (due Thurs 9/10)

Homework:

-Syllabus (HO) (signed by Fri 9/10)

8

In class work:

-Gates Test

Homework:

-Writing Sample: "Write about a time when you were happy and a time when you were sad." Use as much detail as possible. (due Thurs 9/9)

9

In class work:

-Finish Gates Test

Work to turn in:

-Writing Sample

10 

In class work:

-Interview assignment (due Mon 9/13)

Work to turn in:

-Syllabus

11

12

13

In class work:

-"Monkey's Paw" vocab (HO) (test Fri 9/17)

-Interview presentations

Homework:

-Sentences for each vocab word (due Fri 9/17)

14

In class work:

-Journal: 3 Wishes

"If you were given 3 wishes, what would you wish for and why?" (can't wish for more wishes) 16 lines min.

-Intro "Modified 5w note taking" (HO)

-Start reading "The Monkey's Paw"

15

In class work:

-Journal: Meet

"If you could meet any 3 people from the past, who would you meet and why?" 16 lines min.

-Finish "The Monkey's Paw" and 5w notes

16

In class work:

-"The Monkey's Paw" Read check quiz

-Read "The Princess and All the Kingdom"

-Journal: Wish For

"There's an old saying: 'Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.' Write about how this saying applies to the characters in "The Monkey's Paw" and "The Princess and All the Kingdom," and also about a time when this saying could have applied to yourself (in other words, write about a time when things didn't work out quite as you expected them to)." 16 lines min. 

17

In class work:

-"Monkey's Paw" vocab test

-Complete 5w notes for "The Princess and All the Kingdom"

-Pick an outside novel: either The Latehomecomer or I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Homework:

-Outside novel: read first 19 pages and decide if this is the book you want to read (by Mon 9/20)

Work to turn in:

-"Monkey's Paw" vocab sentences

-"The Princess and all the Kingdom" 5w notes

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20

In class work:

-Go over outside novel Reading Log format (HO)

-Poetry terms vocab (HO) (test Fri 9/24)

Homework:

-Outside novel reading: both books through pg. 63 (by Mon 9/27) 

-First Reading Logs (due Mon 9/27)

21

In class work:

- Journal: Know "What do you know about poetry?" 10 lines min.

-Songs as poetry: practice poetry analysis with song lyrics

Homework:

-First line poem: Write a poem using the first line you were given as your first line (due Wed 9/22)

22

In class work:

-1st line poem comparison and share

-Fig language/Lit terms/Tone study guide (HO)

23

In class work:

-Write 3 tankas: 1=love, 1=nature, 1=choice (you choose the theme) *each tanka must include at lease 1 fig lang/lit. terms device

Homework:

-3 tankas

(due Mon 9/27)

Work to turn in:

-Notebook check: Turn in Journals:

+3 Wishes

+Meet

+Wish For

+Know

24

In class work:

-Poetry terms vocab test

- Work time: work on:

+read logs

+3 tankas

+outside novel

25

26

 

27 Picture Day

In class work:

-Finish tankas and present to class

Homework:

-Outside novel reading: Latehomecomer up to Ch. 7 and Caged Bird up to Ch. 17

-Second Reading Logs (due Mon 10/4)

Work to turn in:

-First Reading Logs

-3 tankas

28

In class work:

-Journal: Time "Both Angelou and Yang write about feeling out of place, write about a time when you felt out of place - what caused it, how'd you feel, etc." 16 lines min.

-Book groups: Discussions on outside novel (HO)

-First look at "Sonnet 18": structure

 

29

In class work:

-Journal: Pos/Neg

"Write about 1 positive and 1 negative thing that has happened in your life. How have these things helped to make you who you are today?" 16 lines min.

-"Sonnet 18" deep analysis (HO)

-2 sonnets (HO)

 

30

In class work:

Journal: Summer

"Shakespeare used 'Summer' to embody a person he loved. Who is your 'Summer?' Who would you work to keep/make eternal? Why?" 16 lines min.

-"Sonnet 18" Read check quiz

-Analysis of 2 sonnets from Wednesday

1 Early Release Day

In class work:

-Video parodies

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October
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

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30

1 Early Release Day

In class work:

-Video parodies

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4

In class work:

-Poetry Terms 2 vocab  (HO) (test Fri 10/8)

-Work with book groups: come up with 5 questions based on your reading for this week (no yes/no questions or 1 word answer questions)

-Work on sonnet

Homework:

-Examples of each vocab term (due Fri 10/8)

-Outside novel reading: Latehomecomer up to Ch. 9 and Caged Bird up to Ch. 22

-Third Reading Logs (due Mon 10/11)

-Sonnet about a person or pet (due Wed 10/6)

Work to turn in: -Second Reading Logs

5

In class work:

Journal: Why

"If you don't want to present your poem in class tomorrow, explain why. If you don't have a problem with presenting your poem, write about why you're ok with presenting." 10 lines min

-Go over Meter with "Sonnet 18"

-Start looking at villanelles: "Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night"

-Read "The Waking" and write what you think the poem is about.

Work to turn in: -Why journal

-"The Waking" work

6

In class work:

-Journal: Know II

"Now that we've been looking at poetry for a couple of weeks, write about what you know about poetry now." 16 lines min.

-Present sonnets

-Write villanelles

Homework:

-Villanelles (due Thur 10/7)

Work to turn in:

-Sonnet


7

In class work:

-Journal: Poem

"Look at your journal from yesterday (or a previous journal if you were absent). Use the words in the journal to write a poem. Can't use new words/add words"

-Free verse poem visualization

Homework:

-Free verse visualization (due Fri 10/8)

Work to turn in:

-Villanelle

8

In class work:

-Poetry Terms 2 vocab test

-Make-up day

Work to turn in:

-Poetry Terms examples

 

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10

11

In class work:

-"Book" Vocab (HO) 

-Book groups (HO)

-Free verse poem connected to outside novel (per 3 & 5)

Homework:

-Sentences or pictures for each vocab word (due Fri 10/15)

-Outside novel reading: Latehomecomer up to Ch. 11 and Caged Bird up to Ch. 26 (due Mon 10/25)

-Fourth Reading Logs (due Mon 10/25)

Work to turn in: -Third Reading Logs

12

In class work:

-Journal: Impact

"Yesterday, we looked at people that impacted Maya and Kao's lives. Today, write about someone that has impacted

your life (good or bad) and helped to make you who you are today." 16 lines min.

-Go over final poetry project (HO) 

-Passed back poems

Homework:

- Poetry Project (due Tues 10/19)

13 PLAN/PSAT Day

In class work:

-Video

14

In class work:

-Work on final poetry project

 

15

In class work:

-"Book" vocab test

-Work on final poetry project

Work to turn in: -"Book" vocab sent/pics

-Notebook check: Turn in Journals:

+Time

+Pos/Neg

+Summer

+Know II

+Poem

+Impact

16
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18 

In class work:

-Outside Novel 1st Half Test

-Work on poetry project

19

In class work:

-Present poetry projects to groups

-Go over 1st half test

Work to turn in: -Poetry Project

20 No School MEA Break

NCTE National Day of Writing 

21 No School MEA Break

22 No School MEA Break

23
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25

In class work:

-Nonfiction Terms vocab (HO)

-Book Groups: Significant moments

Homework:

-Outside novel reading: Latehomecomer up to Ch. 13 and Caged Bird up to Ch. 31 (due Mon 11/1)

-Fifth Reading Logs (due Mon 11/1)

Work to turn in: -Fourth Reading Logs

26

In class work:

-Journal: Moment

"Write about a defining moment in your life. Explain why this moment stands out to you, and why it was important." 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Finish significant moments posters

 

27

In class work:

-Journal: Steps

"As best you can (please take this seriously), write down the steps that you know are included in writing a formal essay/paper."

-Vocab work

-Work on Final Outside Novel essay outlines

Homework:

-Outlines done, or nearly done (due Thur 10/28)

28

In class work:

-Vocab work

-Work on rough draft of Final Outside Novel essay

 

29

In class work:

-Nonfiction Terms vocab Test

-Go over Final Outside Novel essay rubric and expectations (HO) 

-Work on rough draft/revision

Homework:

-Final Outside Novel Essay (due Thur 11/4)

Work to turn in: -Flashcards

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November
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
31

1

In class work:

-Journal: Sim/Diff

"Write about how you are similar and different to/from either Maya or Kao. Think beyond  obvious sim/diffs like gender and race, and think also about family, events, feelings, etc." 10 lines min.

-Work on Revision of essay with a partner

-Start reading Newsweek article on bullying

Homework:

-Outside novel reading: Latehomecomer: Finish

Caged Bird: Finish

Work to turn in:

-Final Reading Logs

-Journal: Sim/Dif

 

 

In class work:

-Go over "From Lockers to Lockup" article: notes

-Start "Bullied to Death?" article

3

In class work: 

-Finish "Bullied to Death?" article: notes

-Discuss two articles

4

In class work:

-Read "10 Big Green Ideas"

-Create "Idea" advertisements 

Work to turn in:

-Final Outside Novel Essay

5 Early Release Day 

In class work:

-Finish "Idea" ads, and present

Work to turn in:

-"Idea" ads

 

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7

8

In class work:

-Grammar Pre-Assessment

9

In class work:

-Outside Novel 2nd Half Test

10

In class work:

-Nonfiction video


11 End of 1st Quarter

In class work:

-Nonfiction video

12 No School

 

 

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14

15

In class work:

-HeLa Vocab I (HO)

-Interview Article and notes

-Go over dialectical journal notes

Homework:

-Read ch 1-3 and complete dialectical journal notes (due Tues 11/16)

-HeLa vocab sent/pics (due Fri 11/19)

16

In class work:

-Go over interview notes

-Discuss HeLa ch 1-3 notes

Homework:

-Read ch 4 & 5 (due Wed 11/17)

-Have discussion questions/

wonderings (due Wed 11/17)

17

In class work:

-Personal Project presentation

18

In class work:

-Discussion Journal (HO)

-Class discussion on ch 1-5

Homework:

-Read ch 6-9 (due Mon 11/22) & write a 4 sent (minimum) response for each chapter

Work to turn in:

-Dialectical journal notes, questions/

wonderings and discussion journal 

19

In class work:

-HeLa Vocab I Test

-Mini Book Test Ch 1-5

-Read

Work to turn in:

-Vocab sent/pics

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22 

In class work:

-Go over ch 6-9

-Journal: HeLa Hero

"Thinking back to our discussion of what an everyday hero is, how does Henrietta fit into that role of an everyday hero?" Explain. 16 lines min

-Go over mini research project assignment

Homework:

-Read ch 10-16 in HeLa and complete EITHER dialectical journal notes OR 4 sentence responses for each chapter (due Mon 11/29)

 

 

23

In class work:

-Computer lab for research (HO)

24

In class work:

-Journal: Thanksgiving

"What are you most looking forward to doing over Thanksgiving break and why? OR What are you most thankful for and why?" 10 lines min.

-Finish research poster

25 No School: Thanksgiving Break

 

26   No School: Thanksgiving Break

 

 

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29  

In class work:

-HeLa Vocab II (HO)

-Present Mini Research Projects

Homework:

-Vocab sent/pics (due Fri 12/3)

Work to turn in:

-4 sent responses for ch 6-9

-4 sent responses or dialectical journal notes for ch 10-16

 

30

In class work:

-Journal: Do

"Imagine you could go back in time. You could go back and tell Henrietta about her cancer in time to save her. Doing this though would mean no immortal cells. What would you do and why?" 16 lines min.

-Expert and learner for ch 10-16

Work to turn in:

-Notes from expert and learner

 

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December
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
28

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30

 

1

In class work:

-Journal: Feel (HO)

-Go over HeLa ch 10-16

-Go over Unknown Word wall

-Listen to beginning of ch 17 in HeLa & go over study guide

Homework:

-Finish reading ch 17 (due Thur 12/2)

-Complete study guide for ch 17 (due Thur 12/2)

2

In class work:

-Journal: Allowed

"What doctors could do legally back in Henrietta's time differs greatly from what they can do now. They did however discover many things that have been beneficial. At this point, what do you think doctors should be allowed to do in the name of science? Explain. 16 lines min.

-Go over ch 17

- Read Ch 18

Homework:

-Study guide for ch 18-20 (due Fri 12/3)

Work to turn in:

-Study guide for ch 17

3

In class work:

-HeLa 2 vocab test

-HeLa Mini book test Ch 6-17

-Go over ch 18-20

Homework:

-Ch 21 and study guide (due Mon 12/6)

Work to turn in:

-Study guide ch 18-20

-HeLa vocab sent/pics

 

 

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In class work:

-HeLa Vocab III (HO)

-Go over chs. 18-21

Homework:

-Ch 22 (due Tues 12/7)

-HeLa III vocab sent/pics (due Fri 12/10)

Work to turn in:

-Study Guide chs 18-21

7

In class work:

-Journal: Good

"Write a list of all the "good" things that have come from the HeLa cells."

-Go over ch 22

-Start cause and effect essay

Homework:

-Read ch 23-27 and complete the study guide (due Mon 12/13)

-Have 3 good/bad sets (due Wed 12/8)

8

In class work:

-Vocab

-Work on essay: paragraphs and transitions

Homework:

-One completed body paragraph (due Thur 12/9)

 

9

In class work:

-Vocab review

-Work on essay: introduction, citations and tense shifts

Homework:

-One more completed body  paragraph and an introduction (due Fri 12/10)

10

In class work:

-HeLa Vocab III test

-Work on essay, reading or vocab

Work to turn in:

-Vocab sent/pics

 

 

 

 

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13 No school - Snow Day

 

14 No school - Snow Day

15  

In class work:

-Review for HeLa First Half Test

Homework:

-Ch 28-34 and study guide (due Mon 1/3)

Work to turn in:

-Study guide for chs 23-27

-Cause and Effect essay

16

In class work:

-HeLa First Half Test


 

 

17

In class work:

-Finish test

-Finish Nonfiction video

Work to turn in:

-Journal check:

+HeLa Hero

+Thanksgiving

+Do

+Allowed

+Good

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20 No School Winter Break

21 No School Winter Break

 

 

22 No School Winter Break

 

23 No School Winter Break

24 No School Winter Break

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27 No School Winter Break

 

28 No School Winter Break

29 No School Winter Break

30 No School Winter Break

31 No School Winter Break

 

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January
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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In class work:

-Journal: Worst

"Of all the things we've read about, that happened to Henrietta and her family, in your opinion, what was the worst thing that happened and why?" 16 lines min.

-HeLa vocab IV

(HO)

-Work on finishing HeLa book

Homework:

-HeLa Vocab sent/pics (due Fri 1/7)

-HeLa study guide ch 28-38 (due Thur 1/6)

4

In class work:

-Journal: Important

"The importance of family and knowing where you come from were both big things to Deborah. Write about the family member that is most important to you and explain why they're so important. 16 lines min.

-Vocab practice

-Family tree brainstorm list of names

Homework:

-Talk to family to get missing info about relatives

5

In class work:

-Final HeLa Essay Project (HO)

-Work on project

Homework:

-Final HeLa Essay Project (due Fri 1/14)

 

 

6

In class work:

-HeLa Test ch 28-38

-Vocab practice

-Work on projects

Work to turn in:

-HeLa study guide ch 28-38

7

In class work:

-HeLa Vocab IV Test

-Go over "Where are They Now" portion of HeLa

-Journal: Happy?

"At the end of the book, do you think it ended more happy than sad? More positive than negative? A bit of both? Explain." 16 lines min.

-Go over Part II of HeLa ch 28-38 test

Homework:

-Read the "Afterward" in HeLa (due Mon 1/10)

Work to turn in:

-HeLa vocab IV sent/pics
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In class work:

-Drama Terms vocab

(HO)

-Go over "Afterward"

-"The Race to Grow New Organs" article

Homework:

-Finish article  marking - important info and info you don't understand 

11

In class work:

-Journal: Organs

"Summarize the article from yesterday - "The Race to Grow New Organs," specifically making sure to address what doctors are now doing with organs." 16 lines min.

-Discuss article and possible reading strategies that could be used

-Vocab practice

-Go over outside novel requirements:

  +must be a   minimum of 120 pages long

  +must be at or around your reading level

  +can't be a book previously assigned

  +has to be a narrative (in other words, it has to tell a story, can't be a collection)

  +can be a graphic novel, but no manga

-Shakespeare background skim

Homework:

-Find an outside novel (due Tues 1/18)

12

In class work:

-Journal: Kill

"What would you be willing to kill for, or what could make you kill? Explain" 16 lines min.

-Vocab practice

-Shakespeare background

-Macbeth character map

-Act I, scene i

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In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Cont. Macbeth

-Journal: Predict

"Predict what you think is going to happen to Macbeth and Banquo. Good? Bad? Why?" 10 lines min. 

Work to turn in:

-Predict journal

14

In class work:

-Drama Terms Vocab Test

-Cont. Macbeth

Work to turn in:

-HeLa final essay project
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17 No School Martin Luther King Jr. Day   

 

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In class work:

-Journal: Good

"What makes a person good as opposed to bad? At this point, is Macbeth good or bad? Explain." 16 lines min.

-Had out and go over Macbeth study guide (HO)

19 

In class work:

-View Folger's Macbeth and discuss

-Quickwrite: "Did Macbeth agree to kill Duncan more out of fear of his wife, or love for his wife? Explain."

 

 

 

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In class work:

-View Stewart version of Macbeth and compare this version's staging to the Folger version.

Work to turn in:

-Comparison notes

 

 

 

21

In class work:

-Macbeth Act II groups 

Homework:

-Character sketches for outside novel (due Fri 1/28)

 
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In class work:

-Start Act II presentations

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In class work:

-Review Act I

-Continue Act II presentations

26   

In class work:

-Macbeth Act I Test

 

27   

In class work:

-Finish Act II

-View Folger Act II

28 End of 1st Semester 

In class work:

-View PBS comparison

-Start Act III

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February
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 
 

1

In class work:

-Go over final Macbeth assignments (HO)

-Cont. Macbeth

Homework:

-Final Macbeth presentations (due Wed 2/9)

-Final Macbeth essay (due Mon 2/14)

2

In class work:

-Macbeth

-Quickwrite:

"What are three things that show that Macbeth is no longer good." 

 

3

In class work:

-Journal: Blame

"Who, or what, is most to blame for the things that happen in Macbeth? Why?" 10 lines min.

-Finish Macbeth

-Groups 

4 Early Release Day 

In class work:

-Go over Macbeth study guide

-Work with Macbeth acting groups

 

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In class work:

-Work with Macbeth acting groups

Work to turn in:

-Summary of Macbeth section

 

8

In class work:

-Go over bibliography for essay (HO)  

-Go over ideas for essay (HO) 

-Work with Macbeth acting groups

9

In class work:

-Macbeth presentations

10

In class work:

-Macbeth presentations  

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In class work:

-Macbeth presentations

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In class work:

-"The Marginal World" Vocab (HO)

-Macbeth essay citations

15

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Go over final outside novel project (HO)

-Review for Macbeth Act III-V Test

Homework:

-Final outside novel project (due by Mon 2/28)

Work to turn in:

-Macbeth Essay 

16 

In class work:

-Macbeth Act III-V Test

Work to turn in:

-"The Marginal World" vocab work 

17

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Read "The Marginal World" focusing on patterns of organization: Time/Place=

observation

 

 

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In class work:

-"The Marginal World" Vocab Test

-Finish reading and taking notes on "The Marginal World"

Work to turn in:

-"The Marginal World" Time/Place= observation notes
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In class work:

-Author's Purpose Essay Vocab (HO)

-"The Marginal World" questions #3-4 a&b pg 666 #1-4 & 6-8 pg 667

Homework:

-APE Vocab work (due  Thur 2/24)

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In class work:

-Period 1 & 3: work day

-Period 5: "Brochure and Skimming & Scanning" work

 

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In class work:

-Period 1 & 3:

"Brochure and Skimming & Scanning" work

-Period 5:

work day

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In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Author's purpose work with "The Way to Rainy Mountain"

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In class work:

-Author's Purpose Essays Vocab Test

-Go over "The Way to Rainy Mtn" and notes

-"Flood" vocab (HO) 

Homework:

-APE Vocab work (due  Wed 3/2)

Work to turn in:

-Outside Novel Assignment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 

 

1

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Finish discussing "The Way to Rainy Mtn." and read "Keep Memory Alive."

-Go over Personal Project Essay example (HO) 

2

In class work:

-Vocab assessment

-Start reading "Flood"

Work to turn in:

-"Flood" vocab work

 

 

 

3

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Finish reading "Flood"

-Journal: Flood

"What is your overall impression after reading 'Flood' - in other words, how did it make you feel and why?"

4

In class work:

-"Flood" Vocab Test

-Finish description/

impression work

-Claim and Evidence

 

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7

In class work:

-Finish Star Wars reviews

-Complete claims & evidence work

Work to turn in:

-Claims and evidence work

8

In class work:

-Journal: C & E:

"Write a 5 sentence "paper" making a case for which reviewer, Canby or Ebert, liked Star Wars more.

*sent 1 = intro = opinion/claim

*sent 2 = evidence

*sent 3 = evidence

*sent 4 = evidence

*sent 5 = conc = restate opinion/ claim"

-Vocab (HO) 

-Go over Claims & Evidence

Homework:

-Vocab work (due Thur 3/10)

-Essay redo (due Mon 3/14) 

9

In class work:

-Journal: Like/Help

"Which of the nonfiction texts  did you like the most and why? Which of the reading strategies do you think will help you the most and why?" 16 lines

-Go over linking and helping verbs

-Review reading strats


10

In class work:

-Practice vocab

-Discuss Personal Project

-Review reading strategies

Work to turn in:

-Vocab work

 

 

  

11

In class work:

-Reading Strategies Test

-Practice Vocab

 

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14  

In class work:

-Parts of speech/

grammar vocab test

-Finish Friday's test (if didn't finish on Friday)

-Read "Greek Theater" article

-"Greek Theater" vocab (HO)

Work to turn in:

-Two things you learned from the "Greek Theater" article

15

In class work:

-Journal: Justice

"What is justice to you? Is justice something set in stone, or does it change? Explain." 16 lines min.

-Vocab practice

-Go over "Greek Theater" article and story of Oedipus

-Assign acting groups and sections for Antigone

Homework:

-Vocab work (due Thur 3/17)

 

16 

In class work:

-Journal: Disagree

"Write about a time when you disagreed with someone in your family. Make sue to include what  the disagreement was about, and how was it resolved." 16 lines min.

-Vocab practice

-Go over POS/Grammar Test

-Antigone groups

Work to turn in:

-Macbeth rewrite

17

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Antigone Groups

-Quickwrite:

"Write a summary of your section of Antigone

Work to turn in:

-Vocab work

 

18

In class work:

-Vocab Test

-Work on Antigone rewrite

Homework:

-Antigone rewrite (due Mon 3/28)

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21 No School Spring Break     

 

 

 

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In class work:

-Action verb practice

-Go over Reading Strategies test

-Finish Antigone scripts

Work to turn in:

-Antigone scripts

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In class work:

-Pronoun practice

-Antigone groups

30 

In class work:

-Journal: Well

"What do you think has gone well for your group so far, & what do you think your group needs to focus on the most to be successful for your presentation?"

8 lines min.

-Antigone gorups

31 

In class work:

-Scheduling for next year

-Journal: POS

"List the following POSs under your journal from yesterday:

 +common noun

 +proper noun

 +pronoun

 +action verb

 +adverb

 +adjective

 +conjunction

 +subject

 +predicate

then find, and mark, an example of each in your journal. If you didn't use one of the POSs in your journal, write an example of your own next to the POS in your list"

-Antigone groups


 

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April
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

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1

In class work:

-POS Test II

-Antigone groups

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4

In class work:

-Antigone presentations

5

In class work:

-Antigone presentations

 

6

In class work:

-Antigone presentations

-Antigone review

Work to turn in:

-Antigone presentation notes and quickwrite

-Journal check:

+Flood

+C&E

+Justice

+Disagree

+Well

+POS

7

In class work:

-Final Antigone Test

-Antigone video


8 End of 3rd Quarter - Early Release Day

In class work:

-Finish Antigone video

 
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11

In class work:

-Reading Strategies practice (HO) 

12 MCA II Reading Test

Pers. 4,5 & 6

In class work:

-Montana 1948 mini research PowerPoint project (HO)

Homework:

-Montana 1948 mini research PowerPoint project (due Fri 4/15)

13 MCA II Reading Test 

Pers. 1,2 & 3

In class work:

-Same as the 12th

 

14

In class work:

-Montana 1948 mini research PowerPoint project

15

In class work:

-Montana 1948 mini research PowerPoint project

 
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18 

In class work:

-Montana 1948 background PowerPoint presentations

-Montana 1948 Set I Vocab (see study guide)

-Montana 1948 study guide (HO) 

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Set I Vocab (due Mon 4/25)

Work to turn in:

-Montana 1948 mini research PowerPoint project

19

In class work:

-Montana 1948 background PowerPoint presentations

-Vocab work

-Hand out Montana 1948 books, and read prologue

-Quickwrite: How trustworthy do you think David is as a narrator, and why?

Homework:

-Read to the break on page 7  (due Wed 4/20)

20

In class work:

-Journal: Memory

"What is your earliest memory? Give as much detail as possible. Why do you think you remember what you do?" 16 lines min

-Vocab work

-Montana 1948

Homework:

-Read to the break on page 21 & answer the first 12 study guide questions (due Thur 4/21)

21

In class work:

-Journal: Grew Up

"David begins his narration by describing Bentrock, the town he grew up in. I want you to describe, in as much detail as possible, the city, town, area, etc. that you grew up in." 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Discuss Montana 1948

Homework:

-Finish Ch 1 and the study guide questions for Ch 1 (due Mon 4/25)

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25

In class work:

-Montana 1948 Set I Vocab Test & Ch 1 Quiz

-Montana 1948 Set II Vocab (see study guide)

-Finish Montana 1948 Ch 1 & SG

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Set II Vocab (due Fri 4/29)

Work to turn in:

-Montana 1948 Ch 1 Study Guide & vocab work

26

In class work:

-Journal: Family

"What is the biggest/most important/etc. thing you've ever done for your family? Why did you do it, and what did your family think?" 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Silent discussion on Ch 1

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Ch 2 until the break on pg 56 (due Wed 4/27)

27

In class work:

-Journal: Why

"Why do people do the things they do? In other words, what are some of the reasons why people do/act the way they do?" 16 lines min.

-Go over vocab defs

-Discuss Ch 1

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Ch 2 until the break on pg 63 (due Thur 4/28)

Work to turn in:

-Montana 1948 study guide ch 1

 

28

In class work:

-Journal: Wes

"Pretend you are Wesley at the end of Ch 1. Write a 1st person narration of what you are thinking." 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Ch 2

Homework:

-Journal check (due Fri 4/29)

 

 

29

In class work:

-Montana 1948 Set II Vocab Test & Ch 1 Test

-Work on Ch 2

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Ch 2 until the break on pg 82 (due Mon 5/2)

Work to turn in:

-Montana 1948 Set II Vocab work

-Journal check

  +Memory

  +Grew Up

  +Family

  +Why

  +Wes

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May
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 


In class work:

-Montana 1948 Vocab set III (see study guide)

-Discussion on card topics

Homework:

-Montana 1948 Set III Vocab sent (due Fri 5/6)

3

In class work:

-Vocab practice

-Discuss Ch 2

Homework:

-Finish Ch 2 in Montana 1948 & the SG questions (due Wed 5/4)

4

In class work:

-Journal: Discuss

"Write about Montana 1948 (thoughts, feelings, questions, wonderings, etc.) Think about topics we've covered or things we haven't but you wish we had." 10 lines min.

-Discussion on Montana 1948

-Quickwrite:

"Write one good thing about today's discussion, and one thing you would change."

-Vocab work

Homework:

-Read to the break on pg 106 in Montana 1948  (due Thur 5/5)

 Work to turn in:

-Ch 2 study guide

5

In class work

-Journal: Frank

"What do you think should happen to Frank? Make sure to explain what you think he has done to justify your answer." 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Review ch 2

-Ch 3

Homework:

-Read to the break on pg 106 in Montana 1948 & complete study guide questions 1-6 for ch 3 (due Fri 5/6)

6

In class work:

-Montana 1948 Vocab set III Test

-Montana 1948 Ch 2 Test

-Cont. Ch 3

Homework:

-Read to the break on pg 145 & complete the ch 3 study guide questions through 22 (due Mon 5/9)

 Work to turn in:

-Montana 1948 Set III Vocab sent
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9

In class work:

-Journal: Gail

"In Montana 1948, we are given glimpses in to the thoughts of David, and to some extent Wes. Write what you think Gail is thinking throughout all this." 16 lines min.

-Montana 1948 Vocab set IV (see study guide)

-Ch 3

Homework:

-Finish Ch 3 & study guide (due Tues 5/10)

-Montana 1948 Set IV Vocab sent (due Fri 5/13)

10

In class work:

-Journal: Justice

"With the way things ended with Frank, do you think there was justice served or not? Explain." 16 lines min.

-Vocab work

-Go over ch 3 study guide with small group

Homework:

-FInish Montana 1948  (due Wed 5/11)

11

In class work:

-Review Ch 3 study guide

-Work on Epilogue portion of study guide

Homework:

-Finish Montana 1948 and the study guide for final test (due Thur 5/12)  

12

In class work:

-Final Montana 1948 Test and Essay

  

13

In class work:

-Vocab Test

-Go over Proposition Page handout (HO)

-Debate teams and topics

Homework:

-Find one article about your topic  (due Mon 5/16)

 Work to turn in:

-Vocab sent

-Ch 3 & Epilogue study guide

 

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16     

In class work:

-Debate Terms (HO)

-Debate: practice writing proposition pages 

Homework:

-Study for Debate Terms test (due Mon 5/23)

Work to turn in:

-Practice proposition pages 

 

17

In class work:

-Go over Debate terms

-Review topics

-Debate research

18 

In class work:

-Go over sample Briefs (HO)  

-Debate research

Work to turn in:

-Rough draft proposition pages

19

In class work:

-Debate research

Work to turn in:

-Formal proposition pages

20

In class work:

-Debate research

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23    

In class work:

-Debate Terms test

-Debate team vocab

-Go over Thesis brief format

Homework:

-Vocab list with definitions (due Wed 5/25)

-Thesis brief rough draft (due Tues 5/24)

24    

In class work:

-Vocab work

-Work on Thesis rough draft with partner

Work to turn in:

-Thesis brief RD

 


25    

In class work:

-Thesis brief outline revisit (HO)  

-Speaking practice

Homework:

-Vocab list with definitions (due by Fri 5/27)

-Thesis brief 2nd draft (due Fri 5/27)

 

26    

In class work:

-Opening Statement/ Closing Statement (HO)

-Work on briefs

Homework:

-Opening/ Closing Statements drafts (due Tues 5/31)

 

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In class work:

 

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30 No School Memorial Day

 

 

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In class work:

 

 

 

 

 
             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June
*NOTE: (HO) = handout given

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
 

 

 

 

 

1

In class work:

1-Minute presentations

Work to turn in:

-Writing for presentation

2

In class work:

-Finish 1-min presentations

-Review Works Cited

3

In class work:

-Practice presentations 

Work to turn in:

-Final drafts

 

4

5

6

In class work:

-Presentations

7

In class work:

 -Presentations

8

In class work:

-Presentations

9

In class work:

-Finish presentations

-Review for Final

10

 In class work:

-Final

 

 

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In class work:

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