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Extra Credit

See the Winter ONE-DAY Play!

Saturday 2/24 @ 2:00 or 7:00

 

Answer these questions (TYPED) in full paragraphs:

  • Who was your favorite character and why?
  • Describe the setting and plot.
  • What literary aspects did you notice?

BRING A BOOK

We currently set aside time to read a choice book silently in class at least once per week.

The book you choose should be at an appropriate level, capture your attention, and be at least 250 pages.

Every two weeks you must answer a question in Google Classroom about your book (20 points).

Google Classroom Codes

     English 1

 

     period 1:     wfip2a

     period 2:     ba59wn

     period 6:     689k9pa

 

     English 2

 

     period 3:     9snp8f

     period 5:     wmrwub

TURNITIN.COM Class Codes and Enrollment Keys

All Enrollment Keys (passwords to be enrolled in my class) are the same:

     integrity

 

BE SURE TO ENROLL IN THE CORRECT CLASS

Class Codes are as follows:

     Period 1   16148914

     Period 2   16148940

     Period 3   16148981

     Period 5   16148988

     Period 6   16148956

Homework Due Dates

Please note:

Monday's homework is always due on the next Monday.

Block period homework is due on the next block, unless otherwise specified.

ENGLISH 1 periods 1,2,6

DATE

CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK

DUE DATES

1/8

Welcome Back!

 

Vocab 9

Journal:

Copy and write commentary on this quote from a poem:

 “The best laid schemes of mice and men/Go often askew”

What lit devices do you see? What do you think the author’s message is?

Nonfiction in GC: "Selma"

DUE 1/22:

Journal

Vocabulary 9

Nonfiction in GC: "Selma"

1/9

Notes on Characterization

Notes on Great Depression

Notes on John Steinbeck

 

Examine/Discuss Song & Poem

Song Video - notes & further discussion

 

Write for OMaM Socratic #1

DUE 1/11:

Finish writing for Socratic (paragraphs)

1/11

Stamp Socratic Responses

Socratic

Notes on Topics (& discussion)

Pass out Study Guides

SSR

Read Chapter 1

DUE 1/16:

Chapter 1 and ch 1 Study Guide

1/16

Stamp ch 1 SG

Review responses & discuss

Journal ch 1

Read ch 2

Assign: SG Chapter 2

DUE 1/18: Chapter 2 SG
1/18

Stamp Ch 2 SG Qs

Review responses

 

Passage analysis #1 (in class)

SSR

 

Book Hunt: metaphors, foreshadowing (ch 1-2)

 

Assign: Passage Analysis #2

DUE 1/22:

Journal

Vocabulary 9

Nonfiction in GC: "Selma"

 

DUE 1/23:

Passage Analysis #2

 

1/22

Stamp Vocab 9

Stamp Journal (commentary practice)

 

DO: Vocab 10

NF in GC: "Loaded Word"

Peer Edit for Journal (swap papers, use guide - see LOCKER)

DUE 1/29:

Vocab 10

"Loaded Word"

Commentary Peer Edit and Revision

1/23

Stamp Passage Analysis #2

Share/Discuss

Add to Lit Devices list:

Characterization, Tone, Theme

Read together chapter 3 -- stop to add to list (all 5 devices as we find them)

Assign: ch 3 SG

DUE 1/25:

SSR Q #5 in GC

Chapter 3 SG

1/25

Quiz (ch 1-3)

Review quiz

Stamp ch 3 SG

Review

SSR

Read chapter 4 - add to Book Hunt

Assign: ch 4 SG

DUE 1/29:

Vocab 10

"Loaded Word"

Commentary Peer Edit and Revision

 

DUE 1/30:

Chapter 4 SG

  SSR Q#6 is posted in Google Classroom. It is due 2/15.  
1/29

Stamp Vocab 10

Stamp Commentary Revision

DO:

Vocab 11

Ch.3 Passage Analysis

"Curley's wife" in GC

DUE 1/30: Chapter 4 SG

 

DUE 2/5:

-Vocab 11

-Ch. 3 Passage Analysis

-"Curley's wife" in GC

1/30

Stamp chapter 4 SG

Review responses

Character project: Poster

DUE 2/5:

-Vocab 11

-Ch. 3 Passage Analysis

-"Curley's wife" in GC

 

Posters

2/1 Counselors come in today to talk about choosing courses for next year and looking ahead to meeting graduation requirements  
2/5

Stamp Vocab 11

Stamp Ch 3 Passage Analysis

DO: Journal #2

DO: Poster Presentations/Character Chart

Vocabulary 12

Revise Ch 3 Analysis - write commentary

DUE 2/12:

Vocab. 12

 

Commentary

2/6

Read ch 5

Ch 5 passage analysis

Read ch 6

DO: SG ch 5-6

DUE 2/8:

SG ch 5-6

 

AND Schedule sheets for the counselors.

 

OMaM Exam 2/15!

In-Class Essay: 2/20

Notebook Check: 2/22

 
2/8

Counselors come in to do scheduling and introduce Naviance

Stamp chapter 5 & 6 SG

Review responses/discuss

SSR

Fishbowl prep - individual

DUE 2/12: Vocab 12

 

Commentary

 

DUE 2/13:

Fishbowl Prep work (the fishbowl Socratic will be held on 2/13)

2/12

Stamp Vocab 12

Stamp Commentary

 

DO: Vocab Review

Peer Edit Commentary & re-write

"Phone Secrets" in GC

 

Suggested: Take some quizzes on OMaM in Sparknotes for review before the test

DUE 2/26: Vocab Review

(QUIZ will be on 2/26)

 

Commentary re-write

 

"Phone Secrets" in GC

2/13

Stamp Fishbowl Prep

FISHBOWL Socratic!

 

Essay Pre-writing

DUE 2/20: Essay Prewriting
2/15 (LA)

OMaM Exam

 

 

 

 

(finish early? work on Essay Pre-writing)

DUE 2/20: Essay Prewriting

 

DUE 2/26: Vocab Review

(QUIZ will be on 2/26)

 

Commentary re-write

 

"Phone Secrets" in GC

2/20

Stamp Essay Pre-writing

 

In-Class Essay!

DUE 2/22: Notebook Check
2/22

Collect Notebooks

 

Watch movie: Of Mice and Men

(you may work on your essay during the movie, if you wish)

DUE 3/1:

Final Draft of Essay in GC and tii.com

(I will collect the graphic organizer and outline on 3/1 also)

2/26

Stamp Vocab Review

Stamp Commentary re-write

Take Vocab Quiz

Essay Self-Editing/Revision

see above
2/27

Peer Editing for Essay

 

Begin To Kill a Mockingbird

DUE 3/1:

Final Draft of Essay in GC and tii.com

(I will collect the graphic organizer and outline on 3/1 also)

     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

Lord of the Flies FULL TEXT Online

Click on the link!!

 

Lord of the Flies

For Reference Materials

ENGLISH 2 periods 3,5

DATE

CLASSWORK/HOMEWORK

DUE DATES

1/8

Welcome Back!

 

Nonfiction in GC: "Weisel"

Vocabulary 13

Grammar E

DUE 1/22:

Nonfiction in GC

Vocab 13

Grammar E

1/10

Revision & Edit of Essay!!!

 

REMEMBER you lose 10% for every FIXABLE mistake!!!

Use your "Resources"...

DUE 1/17:

Final draft of Compare & Contrast Essay on War Literature

1/12

Check out Night from the library

Last chance to work on the essay in class (we are here to help!)

Movie: Pearl Harbor (context for the book)

DUE 1/17:

Final draft of Compare & Contrast Essay on War Literature

1/17

Read ch 1 of Night

Watch Oprah & Wiesel at Auschwitz

Assign: Ch 2

DUE 1/19:

Ch 1 Qs

Read ch 2

Ch 2 Qs

1/19

COUNSELORS CAME IN!!!

That means all work is on hold so that they can talk to you about scheduling for the next two years at SVHS, and about college.

 
1/22

Stamp Vocab 13

Stamp Grammar E

 

DO: Vocab 14,

       Grammar F

 

Finish (?) Pearl Harbor movie

DUE 1/24:

Ch 1 Qs

Read ch 2

Ch 2 Qs

 

DUE 1/29:

Vocab 14, Grammar F

1/24

Pop Quiz (on ch. 2)

Check quiz

Stamp chapter 1 SG (chapters 2-3 are together and will be stamped on Friday 1/26)

Oprah?? (depending on time)

DUE 1/26: SG ch 2-3
1/26

Stamp SG ch 2-3

Read ch 4

SSR

Assign: Refelction & Response (handouts) -- to be completed in GC

 

Watch Pearl Harbor

DUE 1/29:

Vocab 14, Grammar F

 

DUE 1/31: ch 4 SG

 

Due 2/2: Reflection & Response

  SSR Q#6 is posted in Google Classroom. It is due 2/15.  
1/29

Stamp Vocab 14,

Grammar F

DO:

Vocab Review 13-14

Grammar G

Work on the R & R in GC

Begin reading chapter 5

 

Counselors will be here Wednesday to guide you through the scheduling of classes for next year.

DUE 1/31: Chapter 4 SG

 

Due 2/2: Refelction & Response in GC

 

DUE 2/5: Vocab Review,

Grammar G

1/31

Stamp ch 4 SG

Read ch 5

Complete chart of terms and characters

Assign: read ch 6, do SG for ch 5 & 6 (there WILL be a quiz!)

 

Counselors come to guide students into entering course selections

DUE 2/2: Ch 5 & 6 SG

 

DUE 2/5: Vocab Review, Grammar G

2/2

Quiz!!

Stamp ch 5 & 6 SG

Finish reading book

SSR

DUE 2/7:

ch 7-9 SG,

Character & Term chart

 

EXAM and Notebook Check is on 2/9!!

See LIST in LOCKER.

 
2/5

Stamp Grammar G & Vocab Review

Vocab Quiz 13-14 will be on 2/7

DO: Vocab 15

     Grammar H

     "Hangman" poetry & questions handout

DUE 2/12:

Vocab 15

Grammar H

"Hangman"

2/7

Stamp character/terms chart

Take Vocab quiz 13-14

Watch film & answer Qs

DUE 2/9: Notebook Check

& EXAM

2/9

Turn in Notebooks

Take EXAM

Finish film & Qs

 
2/12

Stamp: Vocab 15, Grammar H, & "Hangman" Poetry Qs

 

DO: Vocab 16, Grammar I, and "Holocaust Heroes" in GC

DUE 2/26: Vocab 16, Grammar I, "Holocaust Heroes" in GC
2/14

Begin "The Book Thief":

Close Read - Prologue

Discuss

Read through page 29 & do Activities

DUE 2/15: Activities
2/15 (LA)

Stamp 1st set of Activities

Read through page 45 & do Activities

Take notes on Themes

DUE 2/21:

Activities through page 45

2/21

Stamp 2nd set of Activities (to p. 45)

QUIZ (on pages 1-45)

Propaganda Jigsaw activity

Read pages 46-72 & do Activities

DUE 2/23:

Activities for pages 46-72

2/23

Stamp Activities (to page 72)

Follow-up writing prompt for Propaganda activity

"Confessions of a Hitler Youth" (HBO documentary) & Qs

Read to page 107 and do activities

DUE 2/26: Vocab 16, Grammar I, "Holocaust Heroes" in GC

 

DUE 2/28:

Reading and avtivities through page 107

 

 

 

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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