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NOTE: We are hoping to register all students in grade 10 for the PSAT during class on Thurs. It may take another 5-10 min. on Friday to complete! Friday's quiz is still scheduled! If plans for Thurs and Fri need to be changed, I will do so later in the week. English 10R: 10/7--10/11 Mon. 10/7: 1. Read/chunk poem, "In a Dark Time" by Theodore Rothke.. 2. Review chunking 3. Complete questions following the peom. HW: 1. #3 (above) 2. Study for Voc. U3 Quiz Tues. 10/8 1. Show/review HW 2. Complete SG 5, LOTF 3. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 6 HW: 1. Read up to and including pg. 100 2. study for vocab. U3 Weds. 10/9 NO SCHOOL Thurs. 10/10: PSAT registration for grade 10 Fri. 10/11: 1. Complete registration 2. Complete/review vocab. U3 quiz 3. Complete U4 worksheet HW: Index cards U4 nglish 10R: 9/30--10/4 Mon. 9/30: No school Tues. 10/1: No school Weds. 10/2: 1. Show HW (Sym chart up to and incl. Painted Faces/Masks) 2. Complete/review LOTF Ch. 1-4 Test 3. Review U2 Index cards HW: Study for U2 vocab. quiz. Bring pens AND pencils Thurs. 10/3: 1. Complete/review Vocab. Quiz U2 2. Complete/review U3 worksheet 3 Begin U3 index cards. HW: #3 (above) Fri. 10/4: 1. Show HW 2. Begin reading/discussing LOTF Ch. 5 HW: Finish reading LOTF Ch. 5. DO NOT DO STUDY GUIDE!!! English 10R: 9/23--9/27 Mon. 9/23: 1. Show /review HW (LOTF chap. 1 & 2 SG) 2. Periods 1, 6 & 8--Discuss symbolism. Complete Fire, Conch, glasses, Island & forest. 3. Period 5--Sat Practice questions/review. 4. Period 4--Unit 1 Vocab. Review. HW: 1. Sym chart up to and including Forest, due tomorrow. 2. Study for voc. quiz U1. Tues. 9/24: 1. Show HW 2. Read/discuss LOTF Ch. 3 HW: 1. LOTF Ch. 3 SG 2. Study U1 vocab. Weds. 9/25: 1. Show HW 2. List two things in life that you can completely control. Discuss. 3. Begin reading/discussing LOTF Ch. 4 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF CH. 4 AND complete SG Ch. 4 2. Vocab Quiz U1 tomorrow! STUDY! Bring pens AND pencils! Thurs. 9/26: 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review Vocab. quiz U1 3. Complete/review Vocab. quiz U2 WS HW: 1. Vocab. U2 index cards 2. Bring Sym. chart Fri. 9/27: 1. Show HW 2. On Sym chart--complete beach, mountain, mask, painted faces. 3. Review LOTF SG. Ch. 3 & 4 HW: 1. #3 (above) 2. Study answers in SG LOTF Ch. 1-4 for LOTF TEST on these chapters. English 10R: 9/16--9/20 Mon. 9/16 1. Show/rev. HW 2. Discuss indirect/direct characterization 3. Complete #2 as a class on characterization sheet 4. Complete entire sheet with partner. 5 Continue reading LOTF from (pgs 19-25) HW: 1. Complete #5 (above) 2. bring index cards for vocabulary Tues. 9/17 1. Possible reading check/pop quiz 2. Pronounce words on vocab. WS U1 3. Complete/review vocab WS1 4. Follow "Instructions for index cards." IF ALL INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED you will lose points! 5. If time. begin index cards HW: #5 (above) Weds. 9/18 1. Show HW 2. Read character trait chart/follow instructions 3. Work w/partner to complete chart. HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 1 2. Study for Unit 1 vocab. quiz--scheduled for Monday. Thurs. 9/19 1. Possible reading check/qiuz on reading. 2. Review LOTF Character Trait chart (and SG 1A and 1B if needed) 3. Begin SG packet Ch. 1 & 2. Must be done on sep. sheet of paper and labeled. HW: 1. #3 (above) 2. Study for Unit 1 vocab. quiz--scheduled for Monday. Fri. 9/20--Pep Rally day 1. Periods 5 & 6--go to gym for Pep Rally 2. Other periods, SAT practice ***plans changed here. See me in class HW: 1. Thurs. HW will be checked Monday. Sym. chart will be checked Tuesday. English 10R 9/9--9/13 Mon. 9/9--Per. 4 Assembly 1. Show Supplies (due today) 2. On the List of Literary Devices/Terms, circle numbers listed on the board. 3. Write examples of each one listed. 4. Review examples. 5. Review of Plot definition and parts of the plot. HW: Using a book read last year, identify the climax and explain how it's the turning point of the story. Tues. 9/10: 1. Show/review HW 2. Distribute W. Golding Bio and HW questions. 3. Write/respond: if you were stranded on a deserted island and could take only 1 thing, what would it be and why? 4. Assign groups--follow instructions for answering questions (groups will finish questions tomorrow). HW: Bio question sheet Weds. 9/11: 1. Show/ review homework. 2. Assemble in groups/finish group work 3. Share answers while other groups rebutt answers. NO HW Thurs. 9/12: 1. Log out LOTF books 2. Begin reading/discussing LOTF 3. Study Guide 1A HW: 1. Read up to and including pg. 17 in LOTF 2. Complete SG I 1A Fri. 9/13: 1. Show/rev. HW 2. Read definiton of "Allegory" from Lit. Terms sheet and explain connection to LOTF. 3. Continue reading LOTF pgs. 18-25 4. SG 1B HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF 18-25. 2. Complete LOTF SG 1B ***Please scroll to see supplies needed. English 10R 9/2/19---9/6/19 Mon. 9/2: No school Tues. 9/3: No school (for students) Wed. 9/4: 1. Complete Profile sheets (due Friday after parents fill in their info) 2. Supplies due Monday 3. Read/explain Syllabus (may not finish) 4. Expectations during class Thurs. 9/5: 1. Finish discussing Syllabus 2. Seating charts 3. Index cards--Follow instructions on the board Fri. 9/6: 1. Hand in Profile Sheets 2. Supplies due Monday (counts as HW) 3. Pair up--complete Interviews 4. Share information about your partner HW: GET SUPPLIES!! English 10R Welcome to a new school year! Below you will find the supplies needed for English. 1. One (1) 1 1/2 inch. binder. 2. Two (2) reams of loose leaf paper; please get more as needed. 3. Loose leaf dividers with pockets for any photocopies not hole-punched. 4. One (1) pack of pens, (BLUE OR BLACK INK ONLY), and one (1) pack of pencils. 5. Two (2) packs of lined 4X6 index cards for vocabulary 6. Three (3) different colored highlighters. 7. One (1) 2-pocket folder for research materials. 8. One (1) agenda book for recording assignments. Week 1--Sept. 2--6: Week 37: 6/10--6/14 Mon. 6/10: Review for Final: *Reading comp. answers * CC Words *Parallelism *Active/Passive voice *Reading Stategies HW: BRING PENCILS AND STUDY! Tues. 6/11: COMLETE MC PORTION OF FINAL Note: IF you are absent, you will find your test in the testing room. You MUST get there within the first 5 min. of period in which you will be taking it. Tests must be completed by Friday, 6/14! Weds. 6/12, Thurs. 6/13 and Fri. 6/11: In these 3 days will be covering: *Small town characteristics * Suspense in modern day, versus when suspense was first introduced to the public. *Author, Shirley Jackson's background * Stephen King novels/movies *Answering questions about Shirley Jackson's "Joke" as is depicted in her biography Making predictions as we read the story, "The Lottery." *Finding literary devices in the story (Allusion, Irony and Foreshadowing *Characterization *Clarifying the meaning of a "Lottery" Week 36: 6/3--6/7--English 10R NOTE: The essay portion of the English Final is scheduled for 6/4 and 6/5. The mutiple choice portion will be given on 6/11. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO BE IN ATTENDANCE!! Mon. 6/3: Review Literary Analysis Essays for criteria. Review genres--autobiograhy/biography/poem/prose, etc. HW: 1. Study for final AND study Literary devices 2. COME PREPARED WITH PENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tues. 6/4: Day one of Final--Writing Literary Analysis Essay Weds. 6/5: Day two of Final--Writing Literary Analysis Essay Thurs. 6/6: Make up of Final writing portion today 1. If you have to make up test, see me. Also you must do the reading comp. for homework. 2. If you took the exam, begin the reading Comp. entitled "Reading Test" but it will not be scored as a test. HW: Today's reading Comp Fri. 6/6: Make up of Final writing portion today 1. If you have to make up test, see me. Also you must do the reading comp. for homework. 2. Read/label reading comp: "Why is Texas the Lone Star State?" HW: Today's reading Comp Week 35: 5/27--5/31--English 10R NOTE: The essay portion of the English Final is scheduled for 6/4 and 6/5. The mutiple choice portion will be given on 6/11. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO BE IN ATTENDANCE!! Mon. 5/27: NO SCHOOL Tues. 5/28: NO SCHOOL Weds. 5/29: 1. Show HW 2. Circle comma sentences/review any unclear exercises. 3. Review Parallel Structure 4. Sonnet 18: explain Meter HW: Study for final AND study Literary devices Thurs. 5/30: 1. Review Plot 2. Review Different kinds of conflict 3. Complete/review: Voice of Verbs 4. Write 1 sentence in the active voice and 1 sentence in the passive voice. 5. Share sentences HW: Study for final AND study Literary devices Fri. 5/31: 1. Read passage 2. GIve template for Lit. Analysis 3. Choose best lit device for this passage 4. Write the central Idea 5. Share/evaluate best answers 6. Begin writing essay HW: Finish the essay. Write neatly! This is just practice! Week 34: 5/20--5/24 Mon. 5/20: 1. Show Parallel Structure on Smart Board. Take notes if necessary 2. Complete Pgs. 6, 7 & 8 in Comma Packet HW: #2 (above) and pg. 9 Comma Packet Tues. 5/21: 1. Complete pgs. 10 & 11 in Comma Packet 2. Narrow Down Vocab 3. Review any comma exercises you don't know. HW: Comma Packt Pg. 12, Letter A Weds. 5/22: 1. Begin Parallel Structure packet 2. Last 20 min. of class, Librarian will visit classes HW: Parallel Structure packet due the day you come back from break! Thurs. 5/23: NO SCHOOL Fri. 5/24: NO SCHOOL Week 33: 5/13--5/17--English 10R Mon. 5/13: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read pgs. 73-82 3. Begin SG 9 Questions HW: #3 (above) Tues. 5/14: 1. Show HW 2. Review for TKAM Unit Test 3. Use remaining time to look up anything you are unsure of. HW: Study fot TKAM Unit Test (will be given Thurs,) Weds. 5/15: 1. Complete/review Apostrophe Sheet 2. FInd vocab quizzes/worksheets to study definitions for 10 units of words on the sheet given today. HW: 1. Complete Final Lit. Term Sheet (due Fri) 2. Study for TKAM Unit Test Thurs. 5/16: Complete TKAM Unit test. Full period. HW: Lit Term sheet due tomorrow Fri. 5/17: 1. Show HW 2. Read rules in Comma Packet (pgs. 1 & 2). 3. Begin packet pgs. 3, 5, and one-half of page 6 (up to and including #16). HW: #3 (above) Week 32: 5/6--5/10--English 10R Mon. 5/7: 1. Complete questions for Chapters 14 & 15 2. Begin sentences for vocab words in your notebooks. HW: #2 (above) Tues. 5/8: 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes Ch. 16 and complete questions 3. Write sentences for words circled in class HW: #'s 2 & 3 (above) Weds. 5/9: 1. Show HW 2. Play version of TKAM--choose parts 3. Read pgs. 52-58 4. Complete questions 1-9 in notebooks and label as Study Guide 6 and number the questions. HW: #4 (above) Thurs. 5/10: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read pgs. 58-66 3. Begin Study Guide 7 in notebooks HW: #3 (above) Fri. 5/11: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read pgs. 67-73 TKAM Play 3. Complete SG 8 in notebooks HW: 1. #3 (above) 2. Write 2 ways in which Atticus Finch shows his children a lesson that characterizes him as a good parent. Week 31: 4/29--5/3--English 10R Mon. 4/29: 1. Periods 6, 7 & 8--show HW due Friday and today. Periods 1 & 3-- show HW due today. 2. Review notes for TKAM test Part 1. HW: Reminder: Research papers due tomorrow. Ten points per day will be deducted for each day late. Tues. 4/30: 1. Collect research papers 2. Read The account of the "The Scottsboro Boys" and begin questions. HW: 1. Finish #2 (above). 2. Hand in research paper if you are late. Weds. 5/1: 1. Show HW 2. Hand in late research papers 3. Read/take notes TKAM chapeters 12 & 13 HW: 1. Finish #3 (above) 2. Study for TKAM Part 1 test Thurs. 5/2: 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes TKAM ch.k 14 HW: 1. #2 (above) 2. Study for Pt. 1 TKAM test and BRING PENS AND PENCILS!! NOTE: YOU MAY USE YOUR NOTES, BUT ONLY IF YOU REMEMBER TO BRING THEM. Passes to lockers will not be given as you need the entire class period for the test! Fri. 5/3: 1. Show HW 2. Complete Pt. 1 TKAM test. using notes if you brought them 3. Use pencil to fill in the scan tron and circle answers in pen! HW: Read/take notes TKAM chapter 15! Week 30: 4/15--4/19--English 10R Mon. 4/15 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes TKAM Ch. 7 & 8 3. Label each chapter HW: #2 (above) Tues. 4/16: 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes TKAM Ch. 9 & 10 3. Label each chapter HW: #2 (above) Weds. 4/17: March Madness: Shortened periods 1. Read/take notes TKAM Ch. 11 HW: 1. YOUR RESEARCH PAPER IS DUE TUES. 4/30. NO EXCUSES WILL BE ACCEPTED SINCE YOU HAD TWO WEEKS TO GET THIS ASSIGNMENT COMPLETED. Late papers are minus 10 points per day. 2. Finish reading/notes on TKAM Ch. 11 Thurs. 4/18: NO SCHOOL Fri. 4/19: NO SCHOOL ENJOY SPRING RECESS! Stay SAFE!! Week 29: 4/8--4/12--English 10R Mon. 4/8: 1. Take out your 3 different colored highlighters, (HW), your research documents and your rough draft. 2. Read instructions for highlighting/labeling research paper and watch demo on smart board. 3. Review your rough draft and highlight/label everything in your documents that you used in your paper according to the color code you chose for each body paragraph. HW: Finish highlighting/labeling if incomplete Tues. 4/9: 1. Review/ask questions on Final Instructions for Research Paper (20 minutes) 2. Check each point reviewed with research paper. 3. Go to the Little Theater for Jay Morrow/Class Trips. NOTE: We begin To Kill a Mockingbird tomorrow! Weds. 4/10: 1. Log out TKAM books. 2. Read Chapters 1 & 2 and take notes on characters, plot, etc. HW: #2 (above) Thurs. 4/11: 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes TKAM ch. 3 & 4 HW: #2 (above) Fri. 4/12: 1. Show HW 2. Read/take notes TKAM ch. 5 & 6 Week 28: 4/1--4/5 Mon. 4/1: 1. Using Outline, begin writing rough draft of research paper. *use transitions *be sure to cite ANY info that came from articles, even if you paraphrased. *be sure to analyze--do not just interpret your quotes HW: 1. Intro and B1 Tues. 4/2 1. Show HW 2. Compare Intros and Body 1's. 3. Begin RD of B2 HW: RD B2 Weds. 4/3: 1. Show HW 2. Swap/read 3. Begin RD, B3 HW: RD B3 Thurs. 4/4: 1. Show HW 2. You must have 3 different colored highlighters for Monday! (Periods 6, 7 & 8--your conclusions will be checked on Monday!) 3. Periods 6 7 & 8--Plagiarism packets. Have read by Monday! 4. Finish B3 (if incomplete) and begin conclusion. 5. Review how to write partial citations, as well as how to cite with, or without, an author. ***Reminder: if you plagiarize, you will not pass the paper! HW: 1. Complete conclusion and bring research materials 2. Periods 6, 7 & 8--read plagiarism packets 3. EVERYONE: YOU WILL NEED 3 different colored highlighters for Monday. Highlighting will count as classwork! Fri. 4/5: 1. Periods 1 & 3: Show HW 2. Swap/decide on conclusion 3. Work with me if you have any questions. 4. Begin reading Plagiarism packets. Any questions on how to avoid plagiarsim? Week k27: 3/25--3/29--English 10R Mon. 3/25: 1. Take out all research articles. 2. Follow instructions--number pages of each article. 3. Keeping in mind the sub-topics for each body paragraph, use a pencil and underiline/annotate examples that "fit" with each sub-topic. ***BRING ALL RESEARCH TOMORROW! Tues. 3/26: 1. Hand back graded thesis sheets. 2. Take out articles and circle title and author of each one. 3. Follow instructions for citations--punctuation must be correct as well! 4. Using the Outline Guideline sheet, begin the outline for your paper. USE THE SAME ROMAN NUMERALS AND LETTERS you see on the sheet. 5. BE SURE TO INCLUDE CITATIONS done correctly! HW: Intro and B1 due tomorrow Weds. 3/27: 1. Show Intro and B1 of outline 2. Ua e class time to work on outlines. HW: At least ALL of B2 must be done by tomorrow! Thurs. 3/28: 1. Show HW 2. Work on B3 and conclusion. HW: B3 and conclusion Fri. 3/29 1. Swap outlines w/partner and see which one seems the best. You may decide, who will be writing which paragraphs on google drive for the paper. 3. Discuss how you will analyze your examples 2. All others will conference with me about thier outlines. 3. Anyone with further questions are to see me during class! HW: Write Intro and B1 of your paper. Note: if you have sloppy handwriting, you are to TYPE IT. I can't give you credit for homework that I cannot read! Week 26: 3/18--3/22--English 10R Mon. 3/18: 1. Hand in Thesis Sheets (will be graded as a quiz) 2. Textbooks: read "Media Connection" on pg. 258, and answer the two questions in your notebooks. 3. Read all of page. 259, and complete the list shown in "List It" into your notebooks. HW: 1. Finish Thesis sheets if you are late 2. Finish #3 (above). Tues. 3/19: 1. Hand in overdue Thesis sheets 2. Show/review HW 3. Textbooks: Read "An Astrologer's Day" pgs. 260-263 4. Complete questions 1-5 in notebooks. 5. If time remains, review answers NO HW Wed. 3/20: 1. Textbooks: Complete questions 6-10, and 11 and 12 in notebooks. 2. Review questions if time. NO HW Thurs. 3/21: For periods not attending Snippets: 1. Finish questions from yesterday (if incomplete). 2. Review all questions not yet reviewed. 3. Clarify any questions about research organization, citations, etc. NO HW Fri. 3/22: 1. Textbooks: read Pgs 268 about Poaching and answer the question about relationships in your notebooks. 2. Read "The Interlopers" (pgs. 269--274) 3. Answer questions 6, 7 & 8 in notebooks. NOTE: YOU MUST BRING ALL RESEARCH MATERIALS FOR MONDAY! Week 25: 3/11--3/15--English 10R Mon. 3/11 1. Review for "COTDMP" test. 2. Clarify plot HW: Study for "COTDMP" test (to be given Weds.) Tues. 3/12 1. Discuss "hook" and show inverted triangle--topic goes from broad to narrow--leads to thesis statment. 2. As a class, contruct the triangle with the topic. 3. Begin constructing your own triangle for your topic. In thesis: 2 points for your side, and 1 for the opposing side. HW: 1. Complete the triangle 2. Study for "COTDMP" test. Bring pens! Weds. 3/13: 1. Show HW 2. Complete and review (if time), "COTDMP" test. HW: Bring research folder Thurs. 3/14: 1. Read/complete numbers 1-4 of Thesis Statement Revising Sheet. 2. Understand Thesis Statement Worksheet. Using the info in your triabgle, number and begin (ON A SEP SHEET OF PAPER) everything listed on the worksheet. HW: Finish #2 (above) Fri. 3/15: 1. Work with someone to revise Thesis Statement Worksheet. 2. Decide what should be added or removed. 3. Begin final copy of Thesis Statement Worksheet. HW: #3 (above). This will be graded as a QUIZ! Week 24: 3/4--3/8--English 10R Mon. 3/4 Periods 7 & 8 will go to the library for instructions on how to use Noodle Tools. Other periods will read, "As it is With Strangers" and do as many of the assigned questions as time allows. HW: You should be studying all materials for the JC test. Tues. 3/5: 1. Review for JC Test 2. Reminder: if you haven't read "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket," you need to do so and complete the study guide for this story as well. HW: Study for JC Test Wed. 3/6: 1. Read paraphrasing for Indirect quotes. 2. Read Paraphrasing Worksheet and begin paraphrasing assigned paragraph (with citations). HW: 1. Finish paraphrasing.1 2. Study for JC Test. Bring pencils AND pens! Thurs. 3/7: 1. Place HW on desk 2. Complete JC Test Fri. 3/8: 1. Review yesterday's HW 2. Discuss Direct Quotes. 3. Begin indirectly and directly quoting with citations. HW: 1. FInish #3 (above) 2. Bring "COTDMP" completed study guide to class. Week 23: 2/25--3/1--English 10R Research Week: Please come prepared with a folder for your research materials. This week you will: 1. Choose a partner for your paper. 2. Choose a controversial appropriate topic for research. 3. Learn how to access data bases, read and print articles. 4. Copy and paste all titles and URLs into a Microsoft Word document. 5. Learn how to access/use Noodle Tools 6. Learn how to work in Google drive/share in order to work with a partner and edit paper. NOTE: If you are habitually absent, (for whatever reason), you are to complete a paper without a partner. Also, IF YOU ARE ABSENT FOR ANY OF THE LIBRARIAN'S INSTRUCTION, you are responsible to GO TO THE LIBRARY on YOUR OWN TIME (your lunch or after school), and ask for assistance, and make up ANYTHING you have missed. Week 21: 2/4--2/8--English 10R ***A few of you still have not completed the Mid-Term. Test are in the testing room and you are expected to go there and complete it. Mon. 2/4: 1. Complete questions 1-5 in JC Study Guide Act 4. 2. Read/take notes Act 4 scene 3 (up to and including pg. 175) Label Act/Scene HW: 1. Study for vocab. quiz 10 2. finish notes (#2 above) Tues. 2/5 1. Show notes--must be labeled! 2.Read/take notes JC. Act 2 scene 3, pgs. 177-187 Label Act/scene 3. Begin JC Act 4 scene 3 questions HW: 1. Complete #2 (above) 2. Study for vocab. quiz 10 Weds. 2/6: 1. Show HW (JC Act 4 scene 3 questions) 2. Read JC Act 5, scenes 1, 2 & 3--take notes on plot. Label notes. HW: 1. Finish #2 (above) 2. Study for vocab. quiz 10 Thurs. 2/7: 1. Complete/review Vocab. Quiz U 10 2. Read/take notes JC. Act 5, scenes 4 & 5 HW: Notes (#2 above) Fri. 2/8: 1. Round 2 of Spelling Bee 2. Review notes for JC Acts 4 & 5 Week 21: 1/28--2/1--English 10R Note: if you missed the Mid-Term, see me to make arrangments to complete it. Mon. 1/28: 1. Using textbooks, look up JC Quotes for Act 2. 2. Interpret each quote. 3. Review answers if you complete them HW: Finish quotes if incomplete Tues. 1/29: 1. Show Quote sheet if completed at home 2. Read/discuss JC Act 3, scene 1 questions and definitions. HW: Complete definitions/questions for Act 3, scene 1 up to and including #11. Weds. 1/30: 1. Show CW/HW 2. Read JC most of Act 3, Scene 2 (pg. 141--including Antony's Soliloquy) 3. Using textual evidence, identify Antony's motivation. NO HW Thurs. 1/31: 1. Finish reading/discussing JC Act 3, rest of scene 2 and all of scene 3 2. Copy 1st and 2nd Triumvirates NO HW Fri. 2/2: 1. First round of spelling bee 2. Grade/ determine winners 3. Read JC Act 4, Senes 1 & 2--Take notes HW: Begin studying for Unit 10 Vocab. Quiz Week 20: 1/21-1/25--English 10R (Mid-Terms/Regents Week) Best of luck on all your exams this week! Mon. 1/21 NO SCHOOL--MLK day Tues. 1/22: MID-TERM Please be on time and prepared for the Mid-Term. Bring pencils for the scan tron, and a Pens for the writing. IF YOU USE PENCIL FOR THE WRITING, please make sure your pencil is sharp and you do not write lightly. I need to be able to see your writing clearly. Also, proofread and fix mistakes if you have time before your exam is collected. Good luck, my wonderful students!! Periods/Rooms listed below: Period 1: E207 Period 3: E206 Period 6: E113 Period 7: B213 Period 8: B211 Week 19: 1/14--1/18--English 10R Parents and Students please note: The grade 10 Mid-Term is scheduled for Tues. 1/22 at 8 AM. MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO BE ON TIME AND BRING PENCILS AND PENS!! Mon. 1/14: 1. Show/review HW (Grammar Packet 2, pg. 98) 2. Complete Standardized Test Practice (pgs. 996-997 and 1084-1085). LABEL answers in texts 3. Review answers that are completed. HW: 1. Finish today's packet if incomplete 2. Study all materials for Mid-Term Exam Tues. 1/15: 1. Copy additional words to know 2. Complete Active/Passive Voice (pgs. 103-104, and Letter A on pg. 105) Review answers. 3. Discuss literary devices. Recall how many to use in Lit. Analysis essay. 4. Name TWO things that MUST be in the intro of Lit. Analysis essay. HW: Study all materials for Mid-Term Exam including literary devices! EXTRA HELP FOR WRITING TODAY IN ROOM A106, Period 9! Wed. 1/16: 1. Read rules for apostrophes and complete pgs. 166-168 of packet AND letter A on pg. 168 2. Review answers 3. Read template for literary analysis 4. Begin reading passage for literary analysis essay HW: 1. Using the template and passage given in class today, write a literary analysis essay for in-class review tomorrow! 2. Bring apostrophe packets for review Thurs. 1/17: 1. Review apostrophes 2. Listen for critera in peers' essays. Comment what is missing/needed. 3. Self-edit HW: Study ALL materials, specifically, whatever you feel need reviewing! Fri. 1/18: Last review of ALL/ANY materials, including but not limited to A. Literary analysis B. All grammar C. Reading/Passages D. Vocabulary and CC Words/Sentences HW: PLEASE BE PRESENT AND ON TIME FOR MID-TERM ON TUESDAY. BE PREPARED WITH PENCILS AND PENS! Eat breakfast and get to bed early the night before for optimum results on the exam. The Mid-Term WILL COUNT FOR 5% of your overall average, so please take it seriously! Week 18: 1/7--1/11--English 10R Mon. 1/7: 1. Show HW (Sentences 41-47) 2. Complete/Review JC Acts 1 & 2 Test 3. If time, begin HW HW: Sentences 48-62 (CC WORD LIST) ***Bring Grammar Packet 2 Tues. 1/8: 1. Show HW 2. Complete pgs. 54-55. 3. Review answers HW: Complete sentences 63-81 Weds. 1/9: 1. Show HW 2. Complete pgs. 56,62, 63 & 64 in SAT PACKET 1 3. Label answers IN the texts 4. Review answers with remaining time HW: Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Thurs. 1/10: 1. Begin SAT PACKET 2 (Pgs. 9-13) 2. Label answers IN the texts HW: 1. Finish SAT PACKET 2 2. Bring ALL packets to class Fri. 1/11 1. Show completed SAT Packet 2 (HW/CW) 2. Complete/review pg. 56 from Grammar Packet 3 3. Review any answers (not reviewed to this point) in all packets. HW: Study ALL materials--specifically, grammar or reading with which you had difficulty. Week 17: Wed 1/2--Fri. 1/4--English 10R Wed. 1/2: 1. Have your paragraphs ready by tomorrow! 2. Show HW (sentences 1-26) 3. Complete pages 10, 13, 14 (numbers 1.2,4 &5) of Grammar Packet 1. 4. Review answers HW: 1. Complete paragraph (if not done) 2. Complete sentences #'s 27-40 (from CC Word list) Thurs. 1/3: 1. Show HW 2. Take out paragraphs. 3. Discuss differences/ethetical issues in both the movie and novel. 4. Read and identify format of your paragraph 5. Identify transitions used and those needed. 6 Complete revision sheet HW: 1. Using revision sheet, revise your paragraphs Fri. 1/4: 1. HW/CW: Hand in paragraphs 2. Complete pages 46-49 in Grammar Packet 2 3. Review answers HW: 1. Complete sentences 41-47 (from CC words) 2. Study for JC Acts 1 & 2 quiz Week 16: 12/17--12/21--English 10R Mon. 12/17 1. Show 2 Homeworks: vocab. 10 cards &JC Act 2, scenes 2 & 3 questions. 2. Read/dicuss JC Act 2, scene 4 3. Begin JC Act 2, scene 4 questions HW: #3 (above) Tues. 12/18: 1. Show HW 2. Review JC Act 2 SG 3. Review for JC Acts 1 & 2 quiz (Fri. after break for quiz) HW: 1. Study for quiz 2. Sentences 1-26 from Commonly Confused Words (list) Weds. 12/19: Take notes as you view the film, Alive. Note differences in this film and Lord of the Flies. *You will write about this at the conclusion of the film on Friday. Thurs. 12/20: Take notes as you view the film, Alive. Note differences in this film and Lord of the Flies. *You will write about this at the conclusion of the film on Friday. Fri. 12/21: Take notes as you view the film, Alive. Note differences in this film and Lord of the Flies. *You will write about this at the conclusion of the film on Friday. HW: 1. Write a paragragraph noting the differences between this film and LOTF. Follow instructions given in class. 2. Sentences 1-26 from Commonly Confused Words (list) Week 15: 12/10--12/14--English 10R Mon 12/10: 1. Show HW 2. Using books-- Complete questions JC Act 1, scene 3 Note: if you have done this already you will write a paragraph charactering Julius Caesar with one example from the book fully explained. 3. Using Textbooks: Complete quote sheet 4. Any remaining time will be used for review of Vocab. U9 HW: Study for vocab. U9 Tues. 12/11: 1. Read Act 2 Summary 2. Read/discuss one-half of JC Act 2, scene 1 3. Review SG Act 1 4. Review quotes HW: Study for vocab. U9 Weds. 12/12: 1. Finish reading/discussing JC Act 2, scene 1 2. Begin JC Act 2, scene 1, up to and including #11. HW: 1. Study for vocab. U9 2. Finish up to and including #11 in JC SG Act 2 Thurs. 12/13: **Periods 1 & 2 MUST TAKE TOMORROW'S WORK--assembly tomorrow! 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review voc. Quiz Unit 9 3. Complete/review Voc. Worksheet Unit 10 HW: Index cards vocab. Unit 10 (Periods 1 & 2 will be checked Monday) Fri. 12/14: **Periods 1 & 2 Assembly 1. Show HW 2. Read JC Act 2, scenes 2 & 3 3. Begin JC. Act 2, scenes 2 & 3 questions. HW: Finish JC Act 2, scenes 1 & 2 questions. Week 14: 12/3--12/7--English 10R NOTE: if you miss any reading for Julius Caesar, you are responsible for reading the text online, since there are not enough books to take home. Mon. 12/3: 1. Collect overdue essays 2. Write the definition of "pun" listed on the board. 3. Read/discuss Julius Caesar background information. 4. Read scene summaries, and character profiles. 5. Read discuss, Julius Caesar Act 1 scene 1 and part of scene 2. HW: Study for U8 vocab quiz Tues. 12/4: 1. Choose parts-read Julius Caesar Act 1 (the rest of scene 2). 2. Evaluate/discuss Cassius' philosophy on life and character motivation. HW: Study for U8 vocab quiz Weds. 12/5: 1. Using books and dictionaries, complete JC Study Guide 1. HW: 1.Use the internet to find the JC Text and complete JC SG 1. 2. Study for U8 vocab quiz Thurs. 12/6: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read JC Act 1 scene 3. 3. Discuss plot as we read. HW: Study for U8 vocab quiz Fri. 12/7: 1. Complete/review Voc. Quiz U8 2. Complete/review Voc. WS U9 HW: Index cards Voc. U9 Week 13: 11/26--11/30--English 10R NOTE: Rough Drafts AND Final Drafts of argument essay due THIS WEEK! No excuses will be accepted since you were given a LOT of time to complete this assignment! Mon. 11/26: 1. Write the three vocab. words listed on the board. 2. Read "Those Winter Sundays" (poem by R. Hayden). 3. Clarify poem's content by answering questions and using vocabulary definitions. 4. Work in pairs to answer the questions listed under the poem. Discuss. 5. Discuss comparison vs. contrast. 6. Begin short response of comparison paragraph using both the film, Planes, Trains and Automobiles and today's poem. HW: 1. Rough drafts of argument essay due tomorrow! 2. Complete short response paragraph using specific examples from both the poem and the previously viewed film. Tues. 11/27 1. Show Rough drafts (due today). 2. Share comparison paragraph. 3. Complete reading comprehension of "Understanding Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama" 4. Review answers. Keep this sheet--you will see some of these answers on a future test or quiz! HW: Final TYPED, DOUBLE-SPACED argument essay due NEXT THURSDAY, 11/29! Ten points will be deducted for each day late. This essay counts as a TEST, so plan ahead and do NOT be late! Note, if you are absent on Friday, ten points will be deducted since you will have two extra days to type it! Weds. 11/28: 1. Discuss group work instructions (for Julius Caesar) 2. Assemble in 5 groups by row. All must write responses to the scenarios and questions listed. 3. Before writing answers, you must DISCUSS and come to a group consensus! HW: 1. Typed final drafts of argument essays. Please do NOT come to class with excuses as to why you have not completed this. You have had PLENTY of time to check your printers, and print it at the library if you had any problems. I have also reminded you several times that you should not wait until the last minute to meet this deadline! 2. Vocab. quiz U7 on Friday! Thurs. 11/29: 1. Hand in completed argument essay. 2. Complete/share group work! 3. Other groups should discuss if they agree/disagree with what is being shared. HW: Study for vocab. quiz U7!! Fri. 11/30: 1. Complete/review vocab. quiz U7 2. Complete/review vocab. worksheet U8 HW: Index cards vocab. U8 Week 12: 11/19--11/23--English 10R REMINDER: Rough Draft of Argument essay DUE TUES. 11/20! Jury duty was for 1 day only! I WILL be in school, Tues. 11/20 to check your rough drafts!! Mon. 11/19, Tues. 11/20, and Weds/ 11/21: View the movie, Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Take notes on characterization of the two main characters, Neil and Dell. Characterization response to follow. Thurs. 11/22: No School! Happy Thanksgiving! Fri. 11/23: NO SCHOOL! Week 11: 11/12--11/16--English 10R Mon. 11/12 NO SCHOOL Tues. 11/13: 1. Take out all materials for essay. 2. Complete Body 1 of outline 3. Complete topic sentence of Body 2 HW: 1. #'s 2 and 3 (above) if incomplete. 2. Study for vocab quiz U6 Weds. 11/14: 1. Show HW 2. Complete Body 2 of outline 3. Complete conclusion HW: 1. #'s 2 and 3 (above) 2. Vocab U6 quiz tomorrow! STUDY! Thurs. 11/15: 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review vocab U6 quiz 3. Complete/review vocab. U7 worksheet HW: 1. Index cards U7 2. Bring all essay materials for tomorrow Fri. 11/16--Period 3: mandatory assembly. You ARE RESPONSIBLE TO DO WHAT OTHERS ARE DOING IN CLASS at HOME. 1. Show HW 2. Take out essay materials. 3. Read/discuss transitions 4. Begin writing rough drafts of essay. NOTE: ROUGH DRAFTS ARE DUE TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK! These do not have to be typed just yet! Week 10: 11/5--11/9--English 10R NOTE: If you missed the last vocabulary test, it is up to you to take responsiblily for making it up promptly, or the grade will be a zero! Mon. 11/5: 1. Show HW 2. Discuss content vocabulary and write words listed on the board. 3. Begin reading/annotating articles to be used in class on Weds. HW: Define words listed on the board and complete annotations of articles. Tues. 11/6: No School for Students. Wed. 11/7: 1. Show HW 2. Take out annotated articles. 3. Class discussion on topic. 4. Sample outline for different topc (done as a class). 5. Complete introduction according to sample outline but with YOUR topic. HW: Finish outline introduction and complete topic sentence according to outline instructions. Thurs. 11/8: 1. Show HW 2. Review for LOTF Unit Test a. symbolism chart b. character traits c. quotations d. plot HW: Study all materials for LOTF Test. BRING PENS AND PENCILS! OTE: Period 7 will study all of the above. I have a CSE meeting this period. Fri. 11/9: 1. Complete LOTF Test (Full period) HW: Study for Unit 6 vocab. quiz. Week 9: 10/29--11/2--English 10R Mon. 10/29 1. Show HW 2. Do Now 10 3. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 10 HW: SG Ch. 10 Tues. 10/30: 1.Show HW 2. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 11 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 11 2. Complete SG Ch. 11 Weds. 10/31: 1. Show HW 2. Do Now 11 3. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 12 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 12 2. Complete SG Ch. 12 3. Vocab U5 quiz tomorrow. STUDY! Thurs. 11/1: 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review vocab. Quiz U5 3. Complete/review vocab. ws U6 HW: Index cards U6 Fri. 11/2: 1. Show HW (Index cards) 2. Using books, begin LOTF Quote sheet HW: 1. Complete quote sheet Week 8: 10/22--10/26--English 10R Mon. 10/22 1. Do Now 7 2. Show HW 3. Finish reading/discussing LOTF Ch. 8 HW: LOTF SG. Ch. 8 Study for Vocab. Quiz U4 Tues. 10/23 1. Do Now 8 2. Show HW 3. Review LOTF SG ch. 5-8 4.. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 9 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 9 AND complete SG. Ch. 9 2. Study for LOTF TEST Ch. 5-8 (Thurs. test) Weds. 10/24: 1. Do Now 9 2. Show HW 3. Recap LOTF Ch. 9 4. Begin reading LOTF Ch 10, up to and including, "Again the murmur swelled and died away" (bottom of page 161. HW: 1. Study for LOTF Test ch. 5-8 2. Study for vocab. U4 quiz Thurs. 10/25: 1. Complete/review LOTF Test, Ch. 5-8 2. Continue Sym Chart: Darkness, Jack, Piggy's Hair. Include page numbers for examples. HW: 1. (#2 above) 2. Study for vocab, quiz U4 Fri. 10/26: 1. Show CW/HW (Sym. Chart) 2. Complete/review Vocab. Quiz, U4 3. Complete/review Vocab. Worksheet U5 HW: Index cards, Vocab. U5 Week 7: 10/15--10/19--English 10R Mon. 10/15 1. Complete/review LOTF Test, Ch. 1-4 2. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 6 HW: LOTF Ch. 6 Study Guide Tues. 10/16: 1. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 7 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 7. DO NOT DO Study Guide. Weds. 10/17: 1. Do Now 5 2. Reading Check, Ch. 7 LOTF 3. Begin LOTF SG Ch. 7 HW: #3 (above) if not done AND study for Vocab. quiz, U3 Thurs. 10/18: 1. Do Now 6 2. Show CW/HW Study Guide Ch. 7 3. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 8 up to and including pg. 134 HW: Study for Vocab. U3 Fri. 10/19: 1. Complete/review Vocab U3 quiz 2. Complete/review Vocab U4 workshett 3. Begin Index card, U4 if time HW: Complete Index cards U4 Vocab. Week 6: 10/8--10/12--English 10R Mon. 10/8: No school Tues. 10/9: 1. Show HW (index cards U3) 2. Do Now 3 3. Read and "chunk" (parphrase) poem, "In a Dark Time" by Theodore Rothke. Relate as much of it as you can to what you have read in LOTF thus far. 4. Complete the questions at the end of the poem 5. Review paraphrasing and answers. NO HW--Finish today's classwork. Weds. 10/10: 1. PSAT test will be administered periods 1-4 today. 2. Periods 6-8 will have time to study for Ch. 1-4 LOTF test and Unit 3 vocabulary. HW: Study for LOTF test (scheduled for Friday, 10/12) Thurs. 10/11: 1. Do Now 4 2. Complete LOTF Study Guide Ch. 5 3. Review Tuesday's classwork (Poem) HW: Period 6--read one-half of LOTF Ch. 6 Fri. 10/12: 1. Agree or disagree and write why: The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Share/discuss 2. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 6 HW: study for Voc. Quiz Unit 3 and LOTF Test chapters 1-4. Please note: there were MANY absences Friday, 9/28, so many missed the first vocabulary quiz. Quizzes that are not made up promply, will recieve the score of zero! Week 5: 10/1--10/5--English 10R Mon. 10/1: Please note: I was notified today that English classes are to register classes for the PSAT. As such, lesson plans had to be tweaked to accomodate that. Since I have already spent time completing this website for the week, you will see the changes NEXT week! 1. Do Now 1 2. Show HW 3. List/share: two things in your life that you feel you can completely control. Discuss answers. 4. Begin reading/discussing LOTF Ch. 4. HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 4 and complete Study Guide. 2. Study for vocab. quiz U2. Tues. 10/2: 1. Do Now 2 2. Show HW 3. Take out Symbolism chart and complete beach, mountain, Mask, Painted Faces. 4. Review up to and including Painted Faces. 5. Period 3--take work that will miss tomorrow and get it done! HW: 1. Write 1 line and page number that shows Simon as being "Christ-like." 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U2 Weds. 10/3: (Period 3, Presentation) 1. Show/discuss HW 2. Read and "chunk" stanzas of the poem, "In a Dark Time" by Theodore Rothke. Relate stanzas to Lord of the Flies. 3. Complete questions on the bottom. 4. Review work. HW: 1. Start studying for LOTF Test Ch. 1-4 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U2 Thurs. 10/4: This will probably be postponed until next week, since we have an early dismissal on Friday, 10/5! 1. Complete/review vocab. quiz U2 2. Complete/review Vocab. U3 WS 3. Begin Index cards if time. HW: 1. Index cards, U3 2. Study for LOTF Test ch. 1-4 Fri. 10/5: 1. Show Index cards next Monday. 2. Review LOTF Study Guides Ch. 3 & 4. 3. Begin reading LOTF Ch. 5 HW: 1. Finish reading LOTF Ch. 5 2. STUDY FOR LOTF Ch. 1-4. Week 4: 9/24--9/28--English 10R Mon. 9/24: 1. Show HW (Index cards Unit 1) 2. Reading check--counts as a quiz 3. Read/listen on how to do the Character Trait Chart for LOTF. 4. Work w/a partner to complete the chart. 5. When done, continue reading Ch. 2 LOTF HW: 1. Finish reading Ch. 2 LOTF 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U1 Tues. 9/25: 1. Reading check 2. Review answers to LOFT Character Trait Chart 3. LOTF Packets HW: 1. Complete LOFT SG Packet Ch. 1 & 2 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U1 Weds. 9/26: 1. Show/review HW (Ch. 1 & 2 in LOTF Packet) 2. Discuss how to identify symbolism 3. Complete Fire, Conch, glasses, Island and forest HW: 1. #3 (above) 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U1 Thurs. 9/27: 1. Show HW 2. Read/discuss LOTF Ch. 3 HW: 1. LOTF SG Ch. 3 2. Study for Vocab. quiz, U1 and bring PENS AND PENCILS for tomorrow! Fri. 9/28: 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review U1 Vocab. quiz 3. Complete/review Vocab. U2 worksheet. HW: Index cards, Vocab. U2 Week 3: 9/17--9/21--English 10R Mon. 9/17 1. Log out LOTF novels 2. Begin reading/discussing setting, characters, circumstances. HW: 1. Read up to and including pg. 17 2. Complete Study Guide 1A Tues. 9/18: 1. Show/review HW 2. Write definition of allegory. 3. Continue reading/discussing LOTF (pgs. 18-25) HW: 1. Read up to and including pg. 25 2. Complete Study Guide 1B Weds. 9/19 NO SCHOOL Thurs. 9/20: 1. Show/review HW 2. Read Indirect/Direct Characterization. Complete #2 as a class, and the rest of the sheet with a partner. 3. When completed, begin reading LOTF, Ch. 2 4. Read/understand directions for completion of index cards. HW: 1. Read up to and including pg. 38 in LOTF. You can expect a reading check/quiz whenever reading is assigned. Fri. 9/21: 1. Reading check LOTF 2. Read Unit 1 vocab. defininions and complete the U1 sheet. 3. Review answers 4. Begin index cards according to the direction sheet you were given yesterday. HW: Unit 1 Index cards. Please follow directions for full credit. Week 2: 9/10--9/14--English 10R Mon. 9/10: No School Tues. 9/11: No School Weds. 9/12: 1. Show Supplies@ 2. Review Lit term sheet 3. Circle terms listed on the board 4. Write/review examples for literarly devices 5. Review Plot as a class--write in notebooks HW: Using a novel read in English class LAST YEAR, Identify the CLIMAX of the novel by EXPLAINING the turning point. Thurs. 9/13: 1. Show/review HW 2. Write/respond: If you were standed on a deserted island and could take only ONE thing, what would it be and way? 3. HW handout: W. Golding Bio 4. Assemble in assigned groups of 3 5. Begin answering questions to "On and Island in the Sun" You must come to a consensus with your groupmates. Everyone must write answers! HW: Read the William Golding Bio and respond in writing: How the "civilizing instinct" and the "savage instinct" be seen in today's society? Fri. 9/14: 1. Show/review HW 2. Assemeble in same groups. Finish questions. 3. Each group will present answers while other groups are encouraged to respond/refute answers. NO HW--except GET YOUR SUPPLIES if you have not yet done so! Week 1: 9/3-9/7--Eng. 10R Mon. 9/3: No school Tues. 9/4 Teacher's first day Wed. 9/5 1. Syllabus--read/explain/discuss 2. Profile sheets--you fill out the top portion, and parents/guardians fill out the the bottom portion. DUE FRIDAY, 9/7. 3. Supplies listed on syllabus due Weds. 9/12 4. Guidance passes Thurs. 9/6 1. Finish questions/review of syllabus 2. Seating charts 3. Index cards 4. Guidance passes Fri. 9/7: 1. Hand in Profile sheets 2. Reminder: Have supplies by Next Weds. (9/12) 3. Pair up--Interview partner 4. Voluntarily present findings HW: Supplies! Welcome back to the 2018-2019 school year! I am looking forward to a year of learning and smiles with you! If you would like to get started on buying supplies I have listed them below: 1. One (1) 1 ½ loose leaf binder. 2. Two (2) reams of loose leaf paper; please get more as needed 3. Loose leaf dividers with pockets (for any photocopies that are not hole-punched). 4. One (1) pack of pens, (BLUE OR BLACK INK ONLY), and one (1) pack of pencils. 5. Two (2) packs of lined 4X6 index cards for vocabulary. 6. Three (3) different colored highlighters. 7. One (1) 2-pocket folder for research materials 8. One agenda book for recording assignments. Note: we use the 3 different colored highlighters, specifically, when we are researching. If you do not have them when instructed to use them, you will lose points on your paper, so please be sure to have them. Also, the 4X 6 Index cards are for vocabulary and you will need them by the second week of school for vocabulary homework. If you want FULL credit, your homework MUST be done on index cards. I will not accept ripped up/cut up pieces of paper as you now know this is a requirement for full credit. I look forward to meeting all of you! Enjoy the rest of your summer! :) Week 26: 3/12--3/16: Eng. 9R Mon. 3/12: 1. Show folder 2. Paraphrasing and Direct Quote practice. Article on Junk Food. 3. Listen/notes on the diference between direct/indirect quotes. Save stats, numbers, datesa for direct quotes. 4. If you were absent on 3/8, that work is due tomorrow! HW: 1. Finish today's work 2. Come to class with 3 sub-topics for body paragraphs (2 for your side, and 1 for the other). Tues. 3/13: 1. Textbooks: Read both poems (pgs. 481 and 483) 2. Complete the following questions in notebooks: 1-5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13 & 15. 3. It's ok if you don't finish all the questions--we will continue tomorrow! NO HW Weds. 3/14: 1. Textbooks--finish questions for both poems. 2. Review all answers. Always bring research folders! Thurs. 3/15: 1. Demo of Inverted Triangle on board. Students will contribute. 2. Discuss "Common Knowledge" and NO citations. 3. Begin filling in your triangle with YOUR information for your research paper. The information in this triangle will BECOME your introduction, so pay attention to directions! HW: Finish number 3 (above) and make sure your thesis statement is ONE sentence and is the LAST sentence in your triangle. Fri. 3/16: 1. Show HW 2. Read/discuss "Thesis Revising Sheet" 3. Complete/review #'s 1-4. 4. Using info from your triangle, begin "Thesis Statement Worksheet" ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER (Rough Draft, that will eventually be graded). HW: Complete #4 (above) Eng. 10R Mon. 3/12: 1. Show folder 2. Paraphrasing and Direct Quote practice. Article on Gangs. 3. Listen/notes on the diference between direct/indirect quotes. Save stats, numbers, datesa for direct quotes. 4. If you were absent on 3/8, that work is due tomorrow! HW: 1. Finish today's work 2. Come to class with 3 sub-topics for body paragraphs (2 for your side, and 1 for the other). Tues. 3/13: 1. Textbooks: read "An Astrologer's Day" (pg. 260-263). 2. In notebooks, complete questions 1-10 and 12 & 13. Refer to the story and answer each completely! 3. It's ok if you don't finish all the questions--we will continue tomorrow! No HW Weds. 3/14: 1. Textbooks--finish questions for yesterday's story. 2. Review all answers. Always bring research folders! Week 25: 3/5--3/9 Mon. and Tues, 3/5 & 3/6" All classes report to the library. NOTE: GRADE 9 StUDENTS: HAVE YOU MEMORIZED THE PROLOGUE? You have MONTHS to do so. This will count as a test grade on Weds.! Eng. 9R Wed. 3/7: Complete/review Romeo and Juliet Test. Thurs. 3/8:Delayed Opening 1. Using research articles, come up with 3 sentences that will eventually become your topic sentences for your paper: * Other side *Your side (sub-topic) *Your side (sub-topic) 2. These 3 sentences will also be made into a thesis statement--ONE SENTENCE and will be included in your introduction. HW: Bring research folder Fri. 3/9: 1. Read/discuss "Paraphrasing for Indirect Quotes" 2. Read/clarify Paraphrasing worksheet. 3. Circle/paraphrase assigned paragraph and use citations. HW: Finish today's work and bring your research folder for Monday! Eng. 10R Wed. 3/7: 1. Read JC Act 3, scene 1 2. Begin JC Act 3, scene 1 definitinons and questions HW: 1. Finish #2 (Above) 2. Bring folder Thurs. 3/8: Delayed Opening 1. Using research articles, come up with 3 sentences that will eventually become your topic sentences for your paper: * Other side *Your side (sub-topic) *Your side (sub-topic) 2. These 3 sentences will also be made into a thesis statement--ONE SENTENCE and will be included in your introduction. HW: Bring research folder Fri. 3/9: 1. Read/discuss "Paraphrasing for Indirect Quotes" 2. Read/clarify Paraphrasing worksheet. 3. Circle/paraphrase assigned paragraph and use citations. HW: Finish today's work and bring your research folder for Monday! Week 24: 2/26--3/2 ALL CLASSES (English 9R and 10R) SHOULD REPORT TO THE LIBRARY FOR RESEARCH THIS WEEK. NOTE: You are to follow ALL instructions on the sheet you get on Mon. 2/26. Additionally, if you MISS ANY days of instruction from the librarian, you are responsible for getting to the library ASAP to find out what you missed AND to make up the time you lost in researching. You will be instructed on the following: 1. How to access library data bases (which can be done from home as well). 2. How to use google.docs for your shared paper 3. How to use Noodletools. eek 23: 2/12--2/16 English 9R Mon. 2/12: 1. Recap R&J Act 4, Scene 3 2. Choose parts/read R&J Act 4, Scenes 4 & 5 3. Focus on Lit. devices/characterization/plot 4. Read/discuss "When Parents Name-Call Their Adolescent" from psychologytoday.com HW: Complete writing assignment at the bottom of the article read today in class. Tues. 2/13: 1. Show/share HW 2. Complete/review R&J Act 4, Scenes 4 & 5 questions. 3. Quick review (if time) for R&J Act 4 quiz. HW: Keep memorizing the prologue Weds. 2/14--VALENTINE'S DAY 1. Complete/review R&J Act 4 quiz 2. Discuss reseach papers HW: Keep memoriziing the prologue Thurs. 2/15: 1. Choose parts/read/discuss R&J Act 5. HW: 1. Finish reading R&J Act 5 (if not completed in class) 2. Keep memorizing the prologue. NOTE: TWO-POCKET FILE FOLDER NEEDED FOR THE DAY YOU RETURN FROM BREAK!!! Fri. 2/16 All classes report to class for attendance, then go to auditorium for round 3 of Spelling Bee! Good luck to all the winners of the previous rounds!! :) HW: Be SURE TO BRING YOUR 2-pocket file folder to class the DAY WE RETURN FROM BREAK!!!! If you fail to do this, you will fall behind if you lose your research work and you will lose a homework grade! English 10R Mon. 2/12: 1. Choose parts/read JC Act 2, scene 4 2. Begin JC Act 2, scene 4 questions HW: Finish #2 (above) Tues. 2/13: 1. Show HW 2. Review JC Act 2 Study Guide 3. Review for JC Acts 1 & 2 quiz HW: Study JC Acts 1 & 2 questions for quiz Weds. 2/14--VALENTINE'S DAY 1. Complete/review JC Acts 1 & 2 quiz 2. Discuss research papers NO HW Thurs. 2/15: 1. Using textbooks/look up JC Quotes and begin quote sheet HW: Finish quote sheet (This will be checked the day we return from break while in the library! Fri. 2/16 All classes report to class for attendance, then go to auditorium for round 3 of Spelling Bee! Good luck to all the winners of the previous rounds!! :) HW: Be SURE TO BRING YOUR 2-pocket file folder to class the DAY WE RETURN FROM BREAK!!!! If you fail to do this, you will fall behind if you lose your research work and you will lose a homework grade! Week 22: 2/5--2/9 Eng. 9R Mon. 2/5: 1. Complete/review R&J Act 2 quiz 2. Use remaining class time to look over materials for Act 3 quiz. HW: 1. Study for R&J Act 3 quiz 2. Study for Vocab. U8 quiz Tues. 2/6: 1. Complete/review R&J Act 3 quiz 2. Use remaining class time to memorize prologue. HW: 1. Study for Vocab. U8 quiz (Bring pens and pencils for Thursday) Weds. 2/7: 1. Choose parts/read R&J Act 4, scenes 1-3 2. Discuss plot HW: 1. Study for Vocab. U8 quiz. Bring pens and pencils. Thurs. 2/8: 1. Complete/review U8 vocab. quiz 2. Complete/review U9 vocab. worksheet 3. Begin U9 index cards HW: Index cards U9 Fri. 2/9: 1. Show HW 2. Spelling Bee--Round 2 NO HW Eng. 10R: Mon. 2/5: 1. Read JC Act 2 summaries 2. Read/discuss 1/2 of JC Act 2, scene 1 3. Review JC Act 1 Study Guide 4. Review JC Act 1 quotes HW: Study for U8 vocab. quiz (Thurs) Tues. 2/6: 1. Choose parts/finish reading JC Act 2, scene 1 2. Begin JC Act 2, scene 1 questions HW: 1. Finish up to an including #11 in JC Act 2 Study Guide 2. Study for U8 vocab. quiz (Thurs) Weds. 2/7: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read JC Act 2, scenes 2 & 3 3. Begin JC Act 2. scenes 2 & 3 Study Guide questions. HW: 1. Finish JC Act 2, scenes 2 & 3 questions. 2. Study for U8 vocab quiz. BRING pens and pencils. Thurs. 2/8: 1. Show HW 2. Complete/review U8 vocab. quiz 3. Complete/review U9 vocab. worksheet 4. Begin U9 index cards HW: Index cards U9 Week 21: 1/29--2//2 Eng. 9R Mon. 1/29 1. Review R&J Act 3 scenes 1 & 2 2. Complete/review R&J Act 3 scenes 2 & 2 questions 3. Keep memorizing prologue! HW: Tues. 1/30: 1. Choose parts/Read/discuss R&J Act 3, scenes 3 & 4 2. Begin R&J Act 3, scenes 3 & 4 questions HW: 1. Complete #2 (above) 2. Keep memorizing prologue Weds. 1/31: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read R&J Act 3, scene 5 3. Begin R&J Act 3, scene 5 questions HW: 1. Finish R&J Act 3, scene 5 questions 2. Keep memorizing prologue Thurs. 2/1: 1. Show HW 2. Review R&J Act 3, scenes 3-5 questions 3. Review for R&J Act 3 quiz *Reminder: first round of spelling bee tomorrow! HW: 1. Study for both R&J Acts 2 and 3 quizzes 2. Keep memorizing prologue Fri. 2/2: First round of spelling bee: 1. Write/spell words givin in class 2. Grade/check spellings 3. Top 12 will continue on to next round HW: You must study R&J Acts 2 & 3 for future quizzes Eng. 10R: Mon. 1/29 1. Choose parts/finish reading JC Act 1--the rest of scene 2 2. Evaluate Cassius' philosophy on life. ID Character motivation. NO HW Tues. 1/30: 1. Study Guide, JC Act 1: Using books, define words and answer questions for JC, Act 1, scenes 1 & 2. HW: Finish questions for scenes 1 & 2 if incomplete. Weds. 1/31: 1. Show HW 2. Choose parts/read JC. Act 1, scene 3 3. Discuss plot. NO HW Thurs. 2/1: 1. Complete questions for JC, Act 1, scene 3 2. Using textbooks, complete quote sheet for JC (analyze) NOTE: Spelling bee tomorrow NO HW Fri. 2/2: First round of spelling bee: 1. Write/spell words givin in class 2. Grade/check spellings 3. Top 12 will continue on to next round HW: Study vocab for next quiz Week 20: 1/22--1/26: Regents/Mid-Terms (Mon. -Thurs) Friday, 1/26, is a regular school day. Periods 3 and 7--be sure to bring your Julius Caesar books to class on Friday! Eng. 9R and 10R: Mon. 1/22: Mid-Term 8:00 AM--9:30 AM PLEASE BE ON TIME and COME PREPARED! Go to the assigned room for your period: Per. 1: D112 Per. 3: B 230 Per. 4: D113 Per. 5: D117 Per. 7: B213 Eng. 9R Fri. 1/26: Eng. 10R Fri. 1/26: Week 19: 1/15--1/19 Eng. 9R Mon. 1/15 NO SCHOOL Tues. 1/16: 1. Show HW 2. Complete pgs. 91-2 in Verb Packet. 3. Review answers 4. Review answers with periods 1 and 4 only from STP packet (beginning with page 276) HW: 1. Complete letter A (pg. 93) of today's packet 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Weds. 1/17: 1. Show/review HW 2. Read directions/complete comma sheets (178-9) 3. Highlight specific words/sentences to know 4. Read passage (if time) and Template for Literary Analysis HW: 1. Using Template and passage, write a 3-paragraph short response. 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Thurs. 1/18: 1. Show/review HW 2. Review work from last week (listed on the board) 3. If time remains, read "Never Cry Wolf" (textbook, pgs. 371-73) and answer questions on pg. 374. HW: 1. Bring CC word list to class 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Fri. 1/19: 1. Review specfic words 2. Narrow down packets 3. Continue review of Literary analysis criteria and essays HW: STUDY FOR MID-TERM and BE ON TIME FOR MID-TERM!! *Be sure to go to the correct room that has been listed on the board for two weeks!! Eng. 10R Mon. 1/15 NO SCHOOL Tues. 1/16: 1. Show HW 2 Read rules/complete Apostrophies (166-168) 3. Review answers HW: 1. Complete letter A on page 168 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Weds. 1/17: 1. Show HW 2. Write Lit. Terms to Know 3. Write additional words to know/define 4. Dist. passage and template for short response HW: 1. Read passage. Using template, write 3-paragraph Lit. Analysis essay. 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Thurs. 1/18: 1. Show/review HW 2. Review letter A, Apostrophes 3. Narrow down CC Words 4. If time, read "We Are Many" (644-645 textbooks) *paraphrase stanza. *ID Main Idea *ID Tone HW: Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Fri. 1/19: 1. Review specfic CC words, grammar, additional words, Literary terms and literary analysis criteria. 2. If time, review more essays. Week 18: 1/8--1/12 Eng. 9R Mon. 1/8: 1. Show HW (that would have been due 1/4 and 1/5. 2. Complete 9R SAT packet 1 (pgs. 30-33). LABEL answers in text. 3. Review answers. HW: Complete sentences from "CC" word list, numbers 48-62. Remember to number, and highlight the word used from your list IN your sentences. Tues. 1/9: 1. Show HW 2. Complete SAT Packet 2 (pgs. 99-100, and 44). Label answers in the texts. 3. Review answers. HW: Complete sentences from "CC" word list, numbers 63-81. Remember to number, and highlight the word used from your list IN your sentences. Weds. 1/10: 1. Show HW 2. Read/explain directions to "Subject-Verb Agreement and.." (pg. 175-176), and complete numbers 1-38. 3. Review answers. 4. If time remains, review sentences from CC Word List. HW: Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Exam Thurs. 1/11: 1. Complete Standardized Test Practice (from Textbook, pgs. 276, 278, 432 & 433). Label answers in text. 2. Review answers HW: Complete pg. 558 in today's packet. Fri. 1/12: 1. Show HW 2. Review rules for Run-On Sentences (pg. 88) of RO Sent. packet. 3. Complete/review pgs. 88 & 89. HW: Complete Letter "A" (pg. 90) of today's packet. Eng. 10R Mon. 1/8: 1. Show HW (that would have been due 1/4 and 1/5. 2. Complete SAT packet 1 (pgs. 56, 62, 63 & 64). 3. Label answers in texts. 4. Review answers HW: Complete sentences from "CC" word list, numbers 48-62. Remember to number, and highlight the word used from your list IN your sentences. Tues. 1/9: 1. Show HW 2. Complete SAT Packet 2 (pgs. 9-13). 3. Label answers in the texts. HW: 1. Finish today's packet 2. Complete sentences from "CC" word list, numbers 63- 81. 3. REMEMBER TO BRING ALL PACKETS TO CLASS Weds. 1/10: 1. Show HW 2. Review any remaining grammar packet excercises 3. Review any remaining SAT answers. HW: 1. Grammar Packet 2, pg. 98 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Thurs. 1/11: 1. Show/review HW (pg. 98--Grammar packet 2) 2. Complete Standardized Test Practice (packet from textbook, pgs. 996-7, & 1084-5). 3. Label answers in texts. 4. If time, review sentences from CC Word List. HW: 1. Finish today's work (if incomplete) 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Fri. 1/12: 1. Read directions for Active/passive Voice. See examples on board. 2. Complete Active/Passive Voice pgs. 103 & 104. 3. Review answers. HW: 1. Complete letter A, pg. 105 2. Study ALL materials for Mid-Term Week 17: 1/1/18--1/5/18 PLEASE NOTE: Snow days--1/4 and 1/5. Students were given work for 1/4 on 1/3, and are responsible for doing it. Jan. 5th work will be pushed t

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English 9R and 10R: 1. One (1) 1 1/2" loose leaf binder 2. 2 reams of loose leaf paper initially. (Please get more as needed.) 3. Loose leaf dividers with pockets (for any handouts that are not hole-punched).On 4. One pack of pens (blue or black ink ONLY), and one pack of pencils. I DO NOT SUPPLY these, so please have them available! 5. Two packs of lined 4X6 index cards for SAT vocabulary; you may use the smaller ones, however, the larger ones are less likely to be misplaced so they are preferred. 6. Three different colored highlighters. 7. One two-pocket folder for research materials. 8. One agenda book for recording assignments.

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