March 19, 2018 – March 23, 2018

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Checkpoint 3 DUE, review checkpoint 4 and thesis statements, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 4 due next class

THURSDAY: Checkpoint 4 DUE, Review checkpoint 5 and interview plan, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 5 due next class

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Checkpoint 3 DUE, review checkpoint 4 and thesis statements, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 4 due next class

THURSDAY: Checkpoint 4 DUE, Review checkpoint 5 and interview plan, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 5 due next class

 Red 2 – English III

MONDAY: Introduce The Great Gatsby essay, work on pre-writing page

  • HOMEWORK: Pre-writing page due next class

WEDNESDAY: Work on pre-writing page and outline

  • HOMEWORK: Outline due next class

FRIDAY: Show me your outline, work on draft 

  • HOMEWORK: Draft due next class

Red 3 – English I

MONDAY: Finish Romeo and Juliet, introduce essay, start pre-write (due next class)

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 23)

WEDNESDAY: Using pre-write, complete outline (show to me), then work on draft

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 23)

FRIDAY: Outside reading book DUE, complete one-pager, Romeo and Juliet draft due at end of class

  • HOMEWORK: Complete one-pager for next class

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY: Finish watching The Great Gatsby, Introduce The Great Gatsby essay (if time), work on pre-writing page (if time)

  • HOMEWORK: None

WEDNESDAY: Work on pre-writing page

  • HOMEWORK: Pre-writing page due next class

FRIDAY: Work on outline (show it to me), then work on draft

  • HOMEWORK: Draft due at the end of next class

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March 5, 2018 – March 9, 2018

REALLY IMPORTANT I-SEARCH FOLDER

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: In-class essay

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Checkpoint 1 due Friday 3/9

WEDNESDAY: I-Search Introduction (How to complete notecards and how to conduct research)

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Checkpoint 1 due Friday 3/9

FRIDAY: Checkpoint 1 DUE, Review Checkpoint 2 and Works Cited, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 2 due Tuesday 3/13

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: In-class essay

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Checkpoint 1 due Friday 3/9

WEDNESDAY: I-Search Introduction (How to complete notecards and how to conduct research)

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Checkpoint 1 due Friday 3/9

FRIDAY: Checkpoint 1 DUE, Review Checkpoint 2 and Works Cited, Research

  • HOMEWORK: Checkpoint 2 due Tuesday 3/13

 Red 2 – English III

TUESDAY: Read articles about the American Dream and The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Finish articles if not done in class

THURSDAY: In the event that we have school: watch The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Begin essay

Red 3 – English I

TUESDAY: Mechanics and Grammar practice, Watch Romeo and Juliet 

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 22)

THURSDAY: In the event that we have school: watch Romeo and Juliet and take a grammar/mechanics quiz

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 22)

Red 4 – English III

TUESDAY: Read articles about the American Dream and The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Finish articles if not done in class

THURSDAY: In the event that we have school: watch The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Begin essay

February 26, 2018 – March 2, 2018

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Vocabulary Quiz, Rhetorical Analysis Practice

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Topic

THURSDAY: I-Search Topic Introduction

  • HOMEWORK: None

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Vocabulary Quiz, Rhetorical Analysis Practice

  • HOMEWORK: I-Search Topic

THURSDAY: I-Search Topic Introduction

  • HOMEWORK: None

 Red 2 – English III

MONDAY: Vocabulary Quiz, Discuss SOTU Addresses and The Great Gatsby 4-6

  • HOMEWORK: Finish Gatsby and questions for Wednesday, Paul Piff video and answers to questions due Friday

WEDNESDAYThe Great Gatsby chapters 7-9 quiz, Paul Piff video

  • HOMEWORK: Prepare for Gatsby graded discussion on Friday, Paul Piff video and answers to questions due Friday

FRIDAY: The Great Gatsby graded discussion

  • HOMEWORK: None

Red 3 – English I

MONDAY: Watch Romeo and Juliet 

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 22)

WEDNESDAY: Avoiding run-ons and comma splices, Watch Romeo and Juliet and complete the Elements of a Story

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 22)

FRIDAY: Finish Elements of a Story 

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (due March 22)

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY: Vocabulary Quiz, Discuss SOTU Addresses and The Great Gatsby 4-6

  • HOMEWORK: Finish Gatsby and questions for Wednesday, Paul Piff video and answers to questions due Friday

WEDNESDAYThe Great Gatsby chapters 7-9 quiz, Paul Piff video

  • HOMEWORK: Prepare for Gatsby graded discussion on Friday, Paul Piff video and answers to questions due Friday

FRIDAY: The Great Gatsby graded discussion

  • HOMEWORK: None

February 12, 2018 – February 16, 2018

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: “Harrison Bergeron” Dystopia Quiz, Rhetorical Appeals

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite

WEDNESDAY: Practice Vocab Quiz, Rhetorical Appeals and application 

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite

FRIDAY: Vocab Quiz, Friday (W)rite, Discuss I-Search

  • HOMEWORK: Come up with a topic for I-Search

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: “Harrison Bergeron” Dystopia Quiz, Rhetorical Appeals

  • HOMEWORK: Wednesday (W)rite

WEDNESDAY: Practice Vocab Quiz, Anti-Love Party and Wednesday (W)rite

  • HOMEWORK: None

FRIDAY: Vocab Quiz, Rhetorical Appeals, Discuss I-Search

  • HOMEWORK: Come up with a topic for I-Search

Red 2 – English III

TUESDAYThe Great Gatsby discussion, SOTU Addresses

  • HOMEWORK: The Great Gatsby – chapters 4-6 and 1 question per chapter due 2/15, SOTU Addresses due 2/15

THURSDAY: Practice Vocab Quiz, The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6 quiz, SOTU Addresses Discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Finish The Great Gatsby and 1 question per chapter for 2/28 AND study for vocab quiz on 2/26

Red 3 – English I

TUESDAY: Compound Sentences, Discuss Teenager Love, Read and Watch Romeo and Juliet

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading Book -checkpoint 1 on Monday, February 26

THURSDAY: Read and watch Romeo and Juliet

  • HOMEWORK:Read your Outside Reading Book -checkpoint 1 on Monday, February 26

Red 4 – English III

TUESDAYThe Great Gatsby discussion, SOTU Addresses

  • HOMEWORK: The Great Gatsby – chapters 4-6 and 1 question per chapter due 2/15, SOTU Addresses due 2/15

THURSDAY: Practice Vocab Quiz, The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6 quiz, SOTU Addresses Discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Finish The Great Gatsby and 1 question per chapter for 2/28 AND study for vocab quiz on 2/26

February 5, 2018 – February 9, 2018

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAYBrave New World quiz and collect note tracker, discuss utopias and dystopias, prep for discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World prep for discussion

THURSDAY: Brave New World Socratic Discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read “Harrison Bergeron”

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAYBrave New World quiz and collect note tracker, discuss utopias and dystopias, prep for discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World prep for discussion

THURSDAY: Brave New World Socratic Discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read “Harrison Bergeron”

 Red 2 – English III

MONDAY: Discuss American Dream articles, watch TED Talk and answer questions

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 1-3, answer 1 question per chapter for Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: The Great Gatsby chapters 1-3 quiz and discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6, answer 1 question per chapter for February 13

FRIDAY: Read State of the Union Addresses and answer questions

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6, answer 1 question per chapter for February 13

Red 3 – English I

MONDAYRomeo and Juliet background quiz, begin reading Romeo and Juliet

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (1/2 of book for February 26)

WEDNESDAY: Read and watch Romeo and Juliet

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (1/2 of book for February 26)

FRIDAYRead and watch Romeo and Juliet

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading book (1/2 of book for February 26)

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY: Discuss American Dream articles, watch TED Talk and answer questions

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 1-3, answer 1 question per chapter for Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: The Great Gatsby chapters 1-3 quiz and discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6, answer 1 question per chapter for February 13

FRIDAY: Read State of the Union Addresses and answer questions

  • HOMEWORK: Read The Great Gatsby chapters 4-6, answer 1 question per chapter for February 13

January 29, 2018 – February 2, 2018

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Finish reading The Tempest, prep for The Tempest discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World chapters 10-18 due Tuesday, February 6 and Friday (W)rite

WEDNESDAY: The Tempest discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6 and Friday (W)rite

FRIDAY: Friday (W)rite, Utopias

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Finish watching The Tempest, prep for The Tempest discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World chapters 10-18 due Tuesday, February 6 and Friday (W)rite

WEDNESDAY: The Tempest discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6 and Friday (W)rite

FRIDAY: Friday (W)rite, Utopias

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6

Red 2 – English III

TUESDAY: The Great Gatsby background presentations, introduce The Great Gatsby 

  • HOMEWORK: Begin reading The Great Gatsby – chapters 1-3 and 1 question per chapter due 2/7

THURSDAY: Background presentations quiz, The American Dream articles

  • HOMEWORK:Begin reading The Great Gatsby – chapters 1-3 and 1 question per chapter due 2/7

Red 3 – English I

TUESDAY: Shakespeare’s Life and Times presentations

  • HOMEWORK: Read your Outside Reading Book -checkpoint 1 on Monday, February 26

THURSDAY: Finish presentations, Romeo and Juliet introduction

  • HOMEWORK:Read your Outside Reading Book -checkpoint 1 on Monday, February 26

Red 4 – English III

TUESDAY: The Great Gatsby background presentations, introduce The Great Gatsby 

  • HOMEWORK: Begin reading The Great Gatsby – chapters 1-3 and 1 question per chapter due 2/7

THURSDAY: Background presentations quiz, The American Dream articles

  • HOMEWORK:Begin reading The Great Gatsby – chapters 1-3 and 1 question per chapter due 2/7

January 22, 2018 – January 26, 2018

SECOND SEMESTER

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Late start – discuss exam and Brave New World

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World chapters 1-9 due Thursday

THURSDAYBrave New World Quiz, then discuss Brave New World, read The Tempest

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Midterm Exam

  • HOMEWORK: Brave New World chapters 1-9 due Thursday

THURSDAYBrave New World Quiz, then discuss Brave New World, watch The Tempest

  • HOMEWORK: Read chapters 10-18 of Brave New World for Tuesday, February 6

 Red 2 – English III

MONDAY: TED Talk preparation and practice presentations

  • HOMEWORK: Make sure you’re ready to present your TED Talk on Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: TED Talk presentations

  • HOMEWORK: None

FRIDAY: Introduce The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Begin reading The Great Gatsby

Red 3 – English I

MONDAY: Apostrophes to Show Possession, Romeo and Juliet introduction and WebQuest

  • HOMEWORK: Get an Outside Reading Book for Friday

WEDNESDAY: Work on WebQuest

  • HOMEWORK: Get an Outside Reading Book for Friday

FRIDAY: WebQuest Presentations

  • HOMEWORK: Begin reading your Outside Reading Book -checkpoint 1 on Monday, February 26

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY: TED Talk preparation and practice presentations

  • HOMEWORK: Make sure you’re ready to present your TED Talk on Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: TED Talk presentations

  • HOMEWORK: None

FRIDAY: Introduce The Great Gatsby

  • HOMEWORK: Begin reading The Great Gatsby