October 16, 2017 – October 20, 2017

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Introduce Poetry Out Loud, Outline due and peer review, begin draft (due next Monday)

  • HOMEWORK: Finish book – due Thurs. 10/19

THURSDAY: Book discussions and mini book review lesson/write book review

  • HOMEWORK: Book review due next class and choose Poetry Out Loud poem

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Introduce Poetry Out Loud, Outline due and peer review, begin draft (due next Monday)

  • HOMEWORK: Finish book – due Thurs. 10/19

THURSDAY: Book discussions and mini book review lesson/write book review

  • HOMEWORK: Book review due next class and choose Poetry Out Loud poem

Red 2 – English III

MONDAY: Book review mini-lesson and write book review

  • HOMEWORK: Book review due next class

WEDNESDAY: Introduce The Catcher in the Rye and begin reading

  • HOMEWORK: Read – chapters 1-7 due Tuesday, October 24

FRIDAY: Teens today vs. teens in 1950s and discussion, read

  • HOMEWORK: Read – chapters 1-7 due Tuesday, October 24

Red 3 – English I

MONDAY:  Interview Prep #3, Sense of Place draft due, one-pager for book

  • HOMEWORK: Read – book due Wednesday

WEDNESDAY: Book discussions

  • HOMEWORK: Sense of Place final due Thurs. October 24

FRIDAY: Interview Prep #4 and prep for Highlands visit

  • HOMEWORK: Sense of Place final due Thurs. October 26

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY: Book review mini-lesson and write book review

  • HOMEWORK: Book review due next class

WEDNESDAY: Introduce The Catcher in the Rye and begin reading

  • HOMEWORK: Read – chapters 1-7 due Tuesday, October 24

FRIDAY: Teens today vs. teens in 1950s and discussion, read

  • HOMEWORK: Read – chapters 1-7 due Tuesday, October 24
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October 2, 2017 – October 6, 2017

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Review all vocab words, Discuss “A Rose for Emily,” read “The Swimmer” and complete critique log

  • HOMEWORK: Finish “The Swimmer” and prep for vocab quiz next Friday (we’ll do a review on Monday)

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: Review all vocab words, Discuss “A Rose for Emily,” read “The Swimmer” and complete critique log

  • HOMEWORK: Finish “The Swimmer” and prep for vocab quiz next Friday (we’ll do a review on Monday)

Red 2 – English III

MEMOIR EXAMPLES: ONE      TWO     THREE

MONDAY:  “My Secret Life of Crime” discussion, writing workshop day – memoir draft due at the beginning of next class

  • HOMEWORK: Memoir draft due next class, Read – book due October 12th

THURSDAY: Memoir peer review then revision of memoir – final due next class

  • HOMEWORK: Final memoir due next class and book due next class

Red 3 – English I

MONDAYOur Town test, Sense of Place pre-write (due next class)

  • HOMEWORK: Read – book due October 18

THURSDAY: Introduction of Oral History, interview practice #1, Sense of Place writing

  • HOMEWORK: Read – finish book by 10/18, Sense of Place outline due at the beginning of next class

Red 4 – English III

MEMOIR EXAMPLES: ONE      TWO     THREE

MONDAY:  “My Secret Life of Crime” discussion, writing workshop day – memoir draft due at the beginning of next class

  • HOMEWORK: Memoir draft due next class, Read – book due October 12th

THURSDAY: Memoir peer review then revision of memoir – final due next class

  • HOMEWORK: Final memoir due next class and book due next class

September 25, 2017 – September 29, 2017

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Discuss “Cask” and read “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite 1,  Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

WEDNESDAY: Discuss “WAYG? WHYB?” and read “A Rose for Emily

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite 1,  Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

PLEASE NOTE THAT “A ROSE FOR EMILY” IS NOW DUE NEXT TUESDAY!

FRIDAY: Friday (W)rite 1

  • HOMEWORK: Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Discuss “Cask” and read “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite 1,  Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

WEDNESDAY: Discuss “WAYG? WHYB?” and read “A Rose for Emily

  • HOMEWORK: Friday (W)rite 1,  Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

PLEASE NOTE THAT “A ROSE FOR EMILY” IS NOW DUE NEXT TUESDAY!

FRIDAY: Friday (W)rite 1

  • HOMEWORK: Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

Red 2 – English III

TUESDAY:  Finish Documentary and discuss

  • HOMEWORK: Bring in an object or picture for Thursday and Read (2/3 by Monday)

THURSDAY: Write about object in detail, Read “My Secret Life of Crime

  • HOMEWORK: Read (2/3 by Monday)

Red 3 – English I

TUESDAY:  Finish watching Our Town, discuss and complete Elements of a Story

  • HOMEWORK: Read – checkpoint 1 on 9/28

THURSDAY: Elements of a Story, Sense of Place

  • HOMEWORK: Read – finish book by 10/18

Red 4 – English III

TUESDAY:  Finish Documentary and discuss

  • HOMEWORK: Bring in an object or picture for Thursday and Read (2/3 by Monday)

THURSDAY: Write about object in detail, Read “My Secret Life of Crime

  • HOMEWORK: Read (2/3 by Monday)

September 18, 2017 – September 22, 2017

STAR READING TEST

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: STAR Reading Test, Finish discussing “The Story of an Hour” then read “Gray Matter

  • HOMEWORK: Finish critique log and Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

THURSDAY: Writing group selection, Read “The Cask of Amontillado” and complete critique log

  • HOMEWORK: Finish critique log and Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAY: STAR Reading Test, Finish discussing “The Story of an Hour” then read “Gray Matter

  • HOMEWORK: Finish critique log and Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

THURSDAY: Writing group selection, Read “The Cask of Amontillado” and complete critique log

  • HOMEWORK: Finish critique log and Read – Book due Thurs. 10/19

Red 2 – English III

MONDAY:  STAR Reading Test,  Dialogue mini lesson, Discuss Now We Are Five,  Read and discuss “ScarsDIALOGUE PRACTICE

  • HOMEWORK: Finish “Scars” if not done in class and Read (1/3 by Friday)

WEDNESDAY: Share dialogue and review Formatting Dialogue, Discuss “Scars” and begin documentary

  • HOMEWORK: Read (1/3 by Friday)

FRIDAY: Finish documentary

  • HOMEWORK: Read (2/3 by October 2)

Red 3 – English I

MONDAY:  STAR Reading Test,  Outside reading book sign-up, Read Our Town

  • HOMEWORK: Read – checkpoint 1 on 9/28

WEDNESDAY: Life in the early 1900s, Read Our Town

  • HOMEWORK: Read – checkpoint 1 on 9/28

FRIDAY: Introduce Oral History Project, Interview Practice, Read Our Town

  • HOMEWORK: Read – checkpoint 1 on 9/28

Red 4 – English III

MONDAY:  STAR Reading Test,  Dialogue mini lesson, Discuss Now We Are Five,  Read and discuss “ScarsDIALOGUE PRACTICE

  • HOMEWORK: Finish “Scars” if not done in class and Read (1/3 by Friday)

WEDNESDAY:Share dialogue and review Formatting Dialogue, Discuss “Scars” and begin documentary

  • HOMEWORK: Read (1/3 by Friday)

FRIDAY: Finish documentary

  • HOMEWORK: Read (2/3 by October 2)

September 11, 2017 – September 15, 2017

Blue 1 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Collect summer essay reflection, discuss summer texts with small groups, Begin Fahrenheit 451 discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Choose book from summer reading list. Book due Thurs. 10/19

WEDNESDAY: Check for journal and binder, complete Fahrenheit 451 in-class essay

FRIDAY: Review common essay findings, Goal SettingShort Story Unit Introduction, Re-read “The Story of an Hour” and complete critique log, discussion of story

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

MONDAY: Collect summer essay reflection, discuss summer texts with small groups, Begin Fahrenheit 451 discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Choose book from summer reading list. Book due Thurs. 10/19

WEDNESDAY: Check for journal and binder, complete Fahrenheit 451 in-class essay

FRIDAY: Review common essay findings, Goal Setting,  Short Story Unit Introduction, Re-read “The Story of an Hour” and complete critique log, discussion of story

Red 2 – English III

TUESDAY: Mrs. Crawford in to discuss memoirs, Read: Now We Are Five and list characteristics/discuss

  • HOMEWORK: Start reading book

THURSDAY: Characteristic slideshow

  • HOMEWORK: Read book

Red 3 – English I

TUESDAY: Finish Our Town introduction slideshow, Start Our Town, complete Our Town map lesson, discuss Outside Reading

  • HOMEWORK: None

THURSDAY: To the Learning Commons to find an Outside Reading book, Read Our Town

  • HOMEWORK: Read book

Red 4 – English III

TUESDAY: Mrs. Crawford in to discuss memoirs

  • HOMEWORK: Start reading book

THURSDAY: Characteristic slideshowRead: Now We Are Five 

  • HOMEWORK: Finish Now We Are Five for homework, Read book

September 5, 2017 – September 8, 2017

 Blue 1 – Advanced English II

TUESDAYCheck Fahrenheit 451 note tracker, review class syllabus, complete Student Survey

  • HOMEWORK: Get a spiral notebook and a binder

THURSDAY: Check for journal and binder, complete Fahrenheit 451 in-class essay

  • HOMEWORK: Complete summer essay reflection

Blue 3 – Advanced English II

TUESDAYCheck Fahrenheit 451 note tracker, review class syllabus, complete Student Survey

  • HOMEWORK: Get a spiral notebook and a binder

THURSDAY: Check for journal and binder, complete Fahrenheit 451 in-class essay

  • HOMEWORK: Complete summer essay reflection

Red 2 – English III

WEDNESDAY: Review class syllabus, complete Student Survey

  • HOMEWORK: Get a spiral notebook and a binder

FRIDAY: Check for journal and binder, Memoir unit introduction, descriptive writing mini-lesson, My Last Day as a Surgeon

  • HOMEWORK: None

Red 3 – English I

WEDNESDAY: Review class syllabus, complete Student Survey

  • HOMEWORK: Get a spiral notebook and a binder, have parents sign syllabus

FRIDAY: Check for journal, binder and syllabus, Our Town introductory activity and slideshow

  • HOMEWORK: None

Red 4 – English III

WEDNESDAY: Review class syllabus, complete Student Survey

  • HOMEWORK: Get a spiral notebook and a binder

FRIDAY: Check for journal and binder, Memoir unit introduction, descriptive writing mini-lesson, My Last Day as a Surgeon

  • HOMEWORK: None

 

June 12, 2017 – June 16, 2017

LAST WEEK OF CLASSES!

All Classes: Complete this END OF YEAR FEEDBACK FORM.

 

ENGLISH 1 – BLUE 1

Tuesday: Individual and peer review of HF

  • HOMEWORK: Have EVERYTHING printed for next class

Thursday: Hand in HF (cover, story, works consulted), HF reflection, end of year feedback

  • HOMEWORK: Get ready for finals!

 

ADVANCED ENGLISH II – BLUE 2

Tuesday: Finish The Tempest discussion and begin Brave New World discussion

  • HOMEWORK: Nothing

Thursday: Finish Brave New World discussion, end of year feedback

  • HOMEWORK: Get ready for finals!

 

ENGLISH 1 – RED 2

Monday: Create cover, HF style draft due, individual and peer editing checklist

  • HOMEWORK: Work on revisions

Wednesday: Individual and peer review of HF

  • HOMEWORK: Have EVERYTHING printed for next class

Friday: Hand in HF (cover, story, works consulted), HF reflection, end of year feedback

  • HOMEWORK: Get ready for finals!

 

ENGLISH 3 – RED 3

Monday: Macbeth parody share, This I Believe…

  • HOMEWORK: Any missing work

Wednesday: Macbeth parody share, This I Believe…

  • HOMEWORK: This I Believe… done for beginning of next class

Friday: Discuss This I Believe…, end of year feedback, final prep

  • HOMEWORK: Get ready for finals!

 

ENGLISH 3 – RED 4

Monday: Macbeth parody share, This I Believe…

  • HOMEWORK: Any missing work

Wednesday: Macbeth parody share, This I Believe…

  • HOMEWORK: This I Believe… done for beginning of next class

Friday: Discuss This I Believe…, end of year feedback, final prep

  • HOMEWORK: Get ready for finals!