Adv. Honors English I

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Assignments

Day Date Assignment Due/Lesson Plan
Mon./
Tues.
1/8/24–
1/9/24

WELCOME BACK!

I hope you had a wonderful break!

 

In Class:

  • Introduction to clauses
  • Introduction to the research paper: discuss topics and resource types

Assigned:

  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 1: Due Tuesday, Jan. 16 by 8am.
  • EOLang p. 146-152: Ex. 1, 2, and 4 (read about clauses on pages 144-145, 147-148, and 150-151: pay attention to the lists of relative pronouns and subordinating conjunctions)
  • Determine your top three movie choices to research. Be sure you have at least one print source before you decide on a movie (and then have a couple of backups).
Wed./
Thurs.
1/10/24–
1/11/21

Due:

  • EOLang p. 146-152: Ex. 1, 2, and 4
  • Determine your top three movie choices to research. Be sure you have at least one print source before you decide on a movie (and then have a couple of backups).

In Class:

  • Sign up for your top three movie choices to research (be sure you have at least one print source before you decide on a movie):
    1st Period
    4th Period
    5th Period
    6th Period
  • Check grammar
  • Discuss uploading sources to OneDrive
  • Discuss database and webpage sources

Assigned:

  • Upload print source
  • EOLang p. 151-154: Ex. 5
  • Continue to research your movie. Find and uploadat least 8 reliable sources by next Thurs./Fri., 1/18-19. Be sure that you have at least one print source, one database source, and two website sources. The remaining four sources can be any combination of print, database, or website sources.
  • Remember to title your source files correctly using the format ##_sourceType_criticLastName. For example, 01_print_Ebert, 02_data_Douthat, 03_web_Berardinelli
  • Finish Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 1: Due Thursday, Jan. 18 by 8am.
  • Bring Vol. 2 of MyPerspecitves textbook to class
Fri. 1/12/24

Homecoming Activities: No Class

Mon. 1/15/24 MLK Jr. Day: No School
Tues./

Wed.


1/16/24–
1/17/24

SNOW DAYS!! NO SCHOOL

I extended the Vocabulary.com assignment to Thursday morning. Remember to find your 8 sources and save them into your OneDrive Folder. Also, you have a grammar exercise due the day we come back. Enjoy the snow!

Thurs./
Fri.
1/18/24–
1/19/24

MORE SNOW DAYS!! NO SCHOOL

Due:

  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 1: Due Thursday, Jan. 18 by 8am
Mon. 1/22/24 ANOTHER SNOW DAY!! NO SCHOOL

Tues./

Wed.

1/23/24–
1/24/24

Tuesday: 2-Hour Delay: Today we will go to 5th, 6th, and 7th periods: Regular Schedule

Wednesday: Make up schedule: Go to 1st, 4th, 2nd, 3rd: No CT or Advisory

Due:

  • EOLang p. 151-154: Ex. 5
  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 1: Due Thursday, Jan. 18 by 8am
  • Bring Vol. 2 of MyPerspecitves textbook to class
  • Movie research. Upload at least 8 reliable sources by today. Be sure that you have at least one print source, one database source, and two website sources. The remaining four sources can be any combination of print, database, or website sources. Remember to title your source files correctly using the format ##_sourceType_criticLastName. For example, 01_print_Ebert, 02_data_Douthat, 03_web_Berardinelli, etc.

In Class:

Assignment:

  • EOLang p. 154: Rev. A
  • Background reading on R&J in MyPerspectives, Vol. 2, pp. 366-373
  • Begin reading through your sources to get a general idea of what your thesis will be. Don't take extensive notes. Just determine the movie's quality and what your main points could be.
Thurs./
Fri..
1/24/24–
1/25/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 154: Rev. A
  • Background reading on R&J in MyPerspectives, Vol. 2, pp. 366-373

In Class:

  • Grammar assignment (Rev. A checked; Ex. 6-7 and Rev. B assigned)
  • Research discussion
  • R&J memory work assignment
  • Reading and discussion: R&J I.1

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 156-159: Ex. 6-7 and Rev. B
  • Continue reading through your sources to get a general idea of what your thesis will be. Don't take extensive notes. Just determine the movie's quality and what your main points could be.
Mon./
Tues.
1/29/24–
1/30/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 156-159: Ex. 6-7 and Rev. B

In Class:

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 159-163: Rev. C and Chapter Review
  • EOLang p. 321-324: Ex. 5 and 6
  • Read handout on thesis and outline. Prepare a working thesis and outline for Friday.
Wed./
Thurs.
1/31/24–
2/1/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 159-163: Rev. C and Chapter Review
  • EOLang p. 321-324: Ex. 5 and 6
  • Read handout on thesis and outline. Prepare a working thesis and outline for Friday.

In Class:

Assigned:

Fri. 2/2/24

Due:

In Class:

  • Grammar Test: Chapter 4: The Clause
  • Discuss and turn in working thesis and outline.

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 168-171: Ex. 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 2: Due Monday, Feb. 12 by 8am
Mon./
Tues.
2/5/24–
2/6/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 168-171: Ex. 2, 3, 4, 5

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Read RJ 1.1-4

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 171-175: Rev. A, Ex. 6, Rev. B, Ex. 7
  • Read handouts on Source Cards & Note Cards and MLA Citations. Read these carefully and mark down any questions you have. We will discuss these more on Wednesday/Thursday, and I'll give you the next assigment for the research paper. DO NOT buy any index cards. I'll provide what you need.
  • Continue Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 2: Due Monday, Feb. 12 by 8am.
Wed./
Thurs.
2/7/24–
2/8/24

Due:

In Class:

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 179-180: Ex. 9, Rev. D
  • Begin work on your source cards and note cards. Pick up index cards you need to get started, and begin taking formal notes for your research paper. Due next Wed./Thurs.: At least 10 note cards and 3 source cards (try to make the souce cards different types of sources)
  • Continue Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 2: Due Monday, Feb. 12 by 8am.

Fri.

2/9/24

Due:

  • Study for RJ Act 1 quiz
  • EOLang p. 179-180: Ex. 9, Rev. D

In Class:

  • Quiz: RJ Act 1
  • Check grammar
  • Begin reading RJ Act 2

Assigned:

  • EOLang p.183-184: Rev. E, F, and G
  • Finish Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 2: Due Monday, Feb. 12 by 8am.
  • Continue working on source cards and note cards.
Mon./
Tues.
2/12/24–
2/13/24

Due:

  • EOLang p.183-184: Rev. E, F, and G
  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 2: Due Mon. by 8am (all class periods)

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Begin reading RJ Act 2
  • Discuss MLA Citations

Assigned:

  • Study for grammar test (Fri.) on agreement: Do EOLang p. 187-189: Chapter Review Exercises A-D
  • Continue taking formal notes for your research paper. Due Wed./Thurs.: At least 10 note cards and 3 source cards (try to make the souce cards different types of sources)

Wed./
Thurs.

2/14/24–
2/15/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 187-189: Chapter Review Exercises A-D
  • At least 10 note cards and 3 source cards (try to make the souce cards different types of sources)

In Class:

  • Check source cards and note cards
  • Check grammar
  • Continue reading RJ2

Assigned:

Fri. 2/16/24

Assigned:

In Class:

  • Grammar Test: Chapter 5: Agreement
  • Continue working on note cards and source cards
Mon. 2/19/24

PRESIDENTS DAY: No School

Tues./
Wed.
2/20/24–
2/21/24

In Class:

Assigned:

Thurs./

Fri.

2/22/24–
2/23/24

Due:

  • Study for RJ Act 2 quiz
  • EOLang p. 223-228: Ex. 1, 2, 3, 4. Your answers for exercises 3 and 4 will vary. Just be sure to use object pronouns on those two exercises.

In Class:

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 229-231: Rev. A, Rev. B, Rev. C
  • Draft of the first body paragraph. It needs to be typed and printed out and formatted correctly with heading, title, double spacing, indentations, etc. Include your thesis statement after the title. My goal is to see if you are on the right track with your organization and to see that you are citing sources correctly. Here's the rubric. And here is a sample draft. (Yours should look exactly like this.) Due Wed./Thurs.
  • Complete R&J memory work (due next Wed./Thurs., Feb. 28-29 by the end of your English class period)
Mon./
Tues.
2/26/24–
2/27/24

Due:

  • EOLang p. 229-231: Rev. A, Rev. B, Rev. C

Assigned:

  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 4: Due Mon., Mar. 4 by 8am (all class periods).
Wed./

Thurs.

2/28/24–
2/29/24

Due:

  • R&J memory work (due by the end of your English class period)
  • Draft of the first body paragraph. It needs to be typed and printed out and formatted correctly with heading, title, double spacing, indentations, etc. Include your thesis statement after the title. My goal is to see if you are on the right track with your organaization and to see that you are citing sources correctly. Here's the rubric. And here is a sample draft. (Yours should look exactly like this.)

In Class:

  • County benchmark assessment (bring your device)

Assigned:

  • Continue Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 4: Due Mon., Mar. 4 by 8am (all class periods).

Fri.

3/1/24

Assigned:

  • Finish Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 4: Due Mon., Mar. 4 by 8am (all class periods).
Mon. 3/4/24

Due:

  • Vocabulary.com practice for R&J Act 4: Due by 8am (all class periods).
Tues. 3/5/24  
Wed. 3/6/24
 
Thurs. 3/7/24  
Fri. 3/8/24  
Mon./
Tues.
3/11/24–
3/12/24
 
Wed./
Thurs.
3/13/24–
3/14/24
 
Fri. 3/15/24  
Mon.
3/18/24

TEACHER INSERVICE: NO CLASS

Tues. 3/19/24  
Wed.
3/20/24

Schedule: Straight 7

Senior Thesis Day: No Class

Thurs. 3/21/24

 

Fri. 3/22/24 Spirit Day!!: No Classes
Mon.–Fri. 3/25/24–
3/29/24
Spring Break!!: No School
Mon. 4/1/24
 
Tues./
Wed.
4/2/24–
4/3/24
 
Thurs. 4/4/24  
Fri. 4/5/24  

Mon./
Tues.

4/8/24–
4/9/24
 

Wed./
Thurs.

4/10/24–
4/11/24
 

Fri.

4/12/24  

Mon.

4/15/24  
Tues. 4/16/24  

Wed.

4/17/24  
Thurs. 4/18/24  
Fri. 4/19/24  
Mon.
4/22/24
 

Tues.

&

Wed.

4/23/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

4/24/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 

Thurs.

4/25/24

Periods 1-7

Yearbook Distribution Day

Fri. 4/26/24

Periods 1-7

 

Mon.

&

Tues.

4/29/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

4/30/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Wed.

5/1/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 
Thurs. 5/2/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Fri.
&

Mon.

5/3/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

5/6/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Tues.
&

Wed.

5/7/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

5/8/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Thurs.
&

Fri.

5/9/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

5/10/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Mon.
&

Tues.

5/13/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 

5/14/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Wed. 5/15/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 
Thurs. 5/16/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

 
Fri. 5/17/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

 
Mon. 5/20/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

Final Exams

Tues. 5/21/24

Periods
1, 2, 6, 3

Final Exams

Reseach Paper Revisions are due by noon

Wed. 5/22/24

Periods
4, 5, 6, 7

Final Exams

Thurs. 5/23/24 Teacher Work Day: No School
Fri. 5/24/24

Last Day of School (2 hr. day):

8-10am: Report Cards

Have a great summer!