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Posted 11/22/22

 

Assignments

Day Date Assignment Due/Lesson Plan
Fri. 8/5/22

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! (2 hours)

WELCOME!!

In 1st Period Only:

  • Discuss school forms that need to be filled out
  • Assign lockers
  • Look at and discuss the school website, the bell schedule, and the school handbook
  • Watch and discuss videos on school safety and community service hours.
Mon./
Tues.
8/8/22–
8/9/22

Bring:

  • Laptop or other device
  • Pencil (or pen) and paper
  • Excitement and anticipation for a great year! :)

In Class:

  • Icebreaker
  • Introductory letter assigned
  • Set up TurnItIn.com accounts
  • Introduce grammar book

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 53-56: Ex. 5-6 (Due Wed./Thurs.)
    Complete the grammar work in the EOLang book. See the pages in the right sidebar. Record your answers on paper. As we continue with the grammar work, you can simply add exercises to the same page. You will not have to do each grammar assignment on a separate page. We will check work at the beginning of the next class.
  • Work on your introductory letter (due next Mon./Tues.)
Wed./
Thurs.
8/10/22–
8/11/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 53-56: Ex. 5-6

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Diagnostic test

Assigned:

  • Continiue working on the introductory letter (due Mon./Tues.). On Friday, we will be formatting it together in class, so try to have as much of it completed as possible.
  • Grammar: p. 58-60: Ex. 7, Rev. A
  • Bring in your summer reading work and book.
Fri. 8/12/22

Seating chart day!

Sit where you want to stay!

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 58-60: Ex. 7, Rev. A
  • Bring in your summer reading work and book.

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Applying MLA format to your introductory letter
  • Discuss summer reading, Socratic Seminars, and the upcoming test on Mon./Tues.

Assigned:

  • Finish writing and formatting your letter. Submit to TurnItIn.com before class on Mon./Tues.: Letter Rubric
  • Study for the Lord of the Flies (LotF) summer reading test: Study Guide
  • Review and revise questions for Socratic Seminar.
Mon./
Tues.
8/15/22–
8/16/22

Due:

  • Introductory Letter
  • Revised summer reading questions (you will not turn these in today, but you should have revised them by today)

In Class:

  • Library orientation
  • Summer Reading Assessment 1: LotF Content Test (multiple choice, matching, true-false)
  • Discuss and practice Socratic Seminar

Assigned:

  • Prepare for the LotF Socratic Seminar (use the scoring guide to help you prepare)
  • Submit your revised questions and one, full response to TurnItIn.com before class
Wed./
Thurs.
8/17/22–
8/18/22

Due:

  • Revised questions and one, full response submitted to TurnItIn.com before class

In Class:

  • Summer Reading Assessment 2: LotF Socratic Seminar

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 63-66: Ex. 11, 14, 15 (Due Fri.)
Fri. 8/19/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 63-66: Ex. 11, 14, 15

Bring to class:

  • Whatever you need to complete some grammar work
  • Your laptop or device if you have one (you may borrow a classroom laptop if you need to)

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Check out copies of Mythology.
  • Read Mythology chapter 1, and begin working on the study questions.
    Note! Do not treat these Mythology questions lightly. You must answer in complete sentences, and restate the question in your answer so that anyone could read your answer and know what you are talking about with seeing the question. Read the directions carefully. Also, this will not be a simple completion grade. I will be grading on your understanding of the reading, so I am looking for correct answers, and I'm looking to see that you follow directions.
  • The Mythology reading is posted here and in the sidebar. The password is the same password you use for the grammar book documents. I will continue to post the readings on the website, but as we continue in the Mythology book this semester, you will want to purchase your own copy or use the one I check out to you.

Assigned:

  • Read Myth Chap. 1 and complete the study questions (Due to TurnItIn.com next Fri.)
  • Grammar: p. 69-72: Ex. 18, 20, 21 (Due Mon./Tues.)
Mon./
Tues.
8/22/22–
8/23/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 69-72: Ex. 18, 20, 21

In Class:

  • Receive myPerspectives Vol. 1 textbook
  • Check grammar
  • Discuss sentence openers #1-3 on yellow writing tools handout
  • Nearpod practice on openers #1-3
  • Sign up for Vocabulary.com and join your class

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 73-79: Rev. B, Ex. 23, 25
  • Continue working on Myth Chap. 1 questions and submit to TurnItIn.com before class (see directions above posted on Friday, 8/19)
  • Finish joining your class at Vocabulary.com. Use the link for your class period in the announcements above.
Wed./
Thurs.
8/24/22–
8/25/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 73-79: Rev. B, Ex. 23, 25
  • Finish joining your class at Vocabulary.com. Use the link for your class period in the announcements above.

In Class:

  • Check grammar and discuss grammar test
  • Take notes on plot
  • Finish Myth Chap. 1 questions and submit to TurnItIn.com before class (see directions above posted on Friday, 8/19)

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 81-84: Ex. 27, Chapter Review Ex. A-C
  • Study for the grammar test on Chapter 1: Parts of Speech
Fri. 8/26/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 81-84: Ex. 27, Chapter Review Ex. A-C
  • Myth Chap. 1 questions submitted to TurnItIn.com before class (see directions above posted on Friday, 8/19)
  • Finish joining your class at Vocabulary.com.

In Class:

  • Check grammar and review before test
  • Grammar Test: Chapter 1: Parts of Speech

Assigned:

  • Read "The Seventh Man": p. 132-145 in myPerspectives Vol. 1
    Read the story, use the comprehension questions to review your reading (but you will NOT be turning these in), read "Analyze Craft and Structure" on page 147 (know what a frame story is), and know the "Concept Vocabulary" and "Word Study" on page 148.
  • Be ready for a quiz over the reading.
Mon./
Tues.
8/29/22–
8/30/22

Due:

  • "The Seventh Man": p. 132-145 in myPerspectives Vol. 1
    Read the story, use the comprehension questions to review your reading (but you will NOT be turning these in), read "Analyze Craft and Structure" on page 147 (know what a frame story is), and know the "Concept Vocabulary" and "Word Study" on page 148.

In Class:

  • Quiz: "The Seventh Man"
  • Discuss plot elements in "The Seventh Man"
  • Take notes on Point-of-View and Characterization

Assigned:

  • Read "The Most Dangerous Game." We will have a quiz on Wednesday.
    It is available in the online textbook, or you can access it here.
Wed./
Thurs.
8/31/22–
9/1/22

Due:

  • Finish reading "The Most Dangerous Game." It is available in the online textbook, or you can access it here.

In Class:

  • Quiz: "The Most Dangerous Game"
  • Nearpod exercise using SO#1-3
  • Identify and discuss the climax and other plot elements of "The Most Dangerous Game"
  • Take notes on character types

Assigned:

Fri. 9/2/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 93-97: Rev. A, Ex. 7, 8, 9

In Class:

  • Check your grammar exercises with the key, located here.
  • Discuss your incorrect answers with a partner if you don't understand what you missed.
  • Begin your next grammar assignment: Grammar: p. 98-101: Ex. 11, 12, Rev. B
  • "The Most Dangerous Game" analysis: Complete the writing prompts on the handout. This week we have taken notes on and discussed point-of-view and characterization. The instructions ask you to analyze these literary terms in passages from the story. Be sure to answer both prompts, and give thorough answers. You must provide specific pieces of evidence to get credit for this assignment. Feel free to work with and discuss the prompts with a partner, but everyone must submit his or her own work. Type out your responses to the prompts and submit to TurnItIn.com by Tuesday/Wednesday of next week.

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 98-101: Ex. 11, 12, Rev. B
  • "The Most Dangerous Game" prompts submitted to TurnItIn.com before class
  • Read Theme and Symbol (mainly focus on the explanations of theme and symbol; there will not be a quiz)
Mon. 9/5/22 NO SCHOOL: LABOR DAY!
Tues./
Wed.
9/6/22–
9/7/22

Due:

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Discuss predicate nominatives, predicate adjectives, and direct objects
  • Discuss "The Most Dangerous Game" prompts that were assigned Friday
  • Take notes on and discuss Irony and Theme

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 102-106: Ex. 14, 16, 18
  • Read "The Necklace"
    There will be a quiz.

Also, answer the following questions on your own paper:
(1) What is the point of view in the story? Provide evidence.
(2) What effect does POV have on the ending?
(3) What irony occurs in the story? remember we defined irony in class.
(4) What is a main theme of the story (one that relates to the whole story and not just one part)?

Thurs./
Fri.
9/8/22–
9/9/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 102-106: Ex. 14, 16, 18
  • Read "The Necklace"
    There will be a quiz.

Also, answer the following questions on your own paper:
(1) What is the point of view in the story? Provide evidence.
(2) What effect does POV have on the ending?
(3) What irony occurs in the story? remember we defined irony in class.
(4) What is a main theme of the story (one that relates to the whole story and not just one part)?

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Quiz: "The Necklace"
  • Nearpod exercise using SO#1-3
  • Identify and discuss literary elements in "The Necklace": climax, POV, irony, theme

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 107-110: Ex. 19, Rev. C, Rev. D, Ex. 20
  • Read Setting, Mood, and Imagery
  • Complete the practice exercise for the list assigned on Vocabulary.com (Due Wed./Thurs.)
  • Read "The Cask of Amontillado" (Due Wed./Thurs.)
    (vocabulary will be included on the quiz).
    Answer the following questions on your own paper:
    (1) What is the setting of the story? Be sure to describe how it changes.
    (2) How does the mood change as the setting changes?
    (3) What is a theme of the story?
    (4) Provide an example of verbal, situational, and dramatic irony.
Mon./
Tues.
9/12/22–
9/13/22

Due:

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Take notes on Symbols and apply to "The Necklace"
  • Take notes on Setting, Mood, and Imagery

Assigned:

  • Grammar: p. 111-113: Chapter 2 Review: Ex. A-D (for exercises B and C, ignore the directions. For these exercises, find the simple subject, the simple predicate, and any complements in each sentence.)
  • Optional Grammar: complete the extra review and check your answers
  • Complete the practice exercise for the list assigned on Vocabulary.com (Due Wed./Thurs.)
  • Read "The Cask of Amontillado" (Due Wed./Thurs.)
    (vocabulary will be included on the quiz).
    Answer the following questions on your own paper:
    (1) What is the setting of the story? Be sure to describe how it changes.
    (2) How does the mood change as the setting changes?
    (3) What is a theme of the story?
    (4) Provide an example from the story of at least two of the following: verbal, situational, and dramatic irony.

 

Wed./
Thurs.
9/14/22–
9/15/22

Due:

  • Grammar: p. 111-113: Chapter 2 Review: Ex. A-D (for exercises B and C, ignore the directions. For these exercises, find the simple subject, the simple predicate, and any complements in each sentence.)
  • Optional Grammar: complete the extra review and check your answers
  • Ppractice exercise for the list assigned on Vocabulary.com
  • Read "The Cask of Amontillado"
    (vocabulary will be included on the quiz).
    Answer the following questions on your own paper:
    (1) What is the setting of the story? Be sure to describe how it changes.
    (2) How does the mood change as the setting changes?
    (3) What is a theme of the story?
    (4) Provide an example from the story of at least two of the following: verbal, situational, and dramatic irony.

In Class:

Assigned:

  • Study for the grammar test on Chapter 2: Parts of the Sentence
  • To help you study, complete the optional Grammar assignments: extra review (key) and other practice in sidebar
  • Read "The Scarlet Ibis" (no vocabulary will be on the quiz) Due Mon./Tues.
  • On your own paper, analyze the story for setting, POV, climax, character types, symbols, irony, and theme. Due Mon./Tues.
Fri. 9/16/22

Due:

  • Study for the grammar test on Chapter 2: Parts of the Sentence
  • To help you study, complete the optional Grammar assignments: extra review (key) and other practice in sidebar

In Class:

  • Grammar Test: Chapter 2: Parts of the Sentence

Assigned:

  • Read "The Scarlet Ibis" (no vocabulary will be on the quiz)
  • On your own paper, analyze the story for setting, POV, climax, character types, symbols, irony, and theme.
Mon./
Tues.
9/19/22–
9/20/22
Due:
  • Read "The Scarlet Ibis" (no vocabulary will be on the quiz)
  • On your own paper, analyze the story for setting, POV, climax, character types, symbols, irony, and theme.

In Class:

  • Review grammar test
  • Quiz: "The Scarlet Ibis"
  • Small group and class discussion: applying literary terms to short stories and supporting answers with textual evidence
  • Discuss upcoming short story test

Assigned:

Wed./
Thurs.
9/21/22–
9/22/22

Due:

In Class:

Assigned:

  • Study for the first part of the unit test. It will be multiple choice, matching, and a few short answer. You need to study all of your notes from class about literary terms. See the notes I posted in the sidebar to help you study. You need to not only be able to recognize the definitions of the terms, but you must also be able to define them yourself and apply them to examples I give you. You will not need to study any of the stories that we have read. I will not ask you about those stories on the test.
Fri. 9/23/22

In Class:

  • Unit Test Part 1: Literary Terms
  • Continue to review for part 2 of the literary analysis test

Assigned:

  • Study for the literary analysis test.
Mon./
Tues.
9/26/22–
9/27/22

In Class:

  • Unit Test Part 2: Literary Analysis

Assigned:

  • Complete the Vocabulary.com assignment for Part 1 of Hamilton's Mythology. You only have to complete the practice exercises. You are NOT required to achieve mastery on the entire list. This assignment is due by the end of school on Friday, October 14.
  • Read the Foreword and Introduction to Edith Hamilton's Mythology and answer the study questions. Do not treat these questions lightly. You must answer in complete sentences, and restate the question in your answer so that anyone could read your answer and know what you are talking about with seeing the question. Read the directions carefully. Also, this will not be a completion grade. I will be grading on your understanding of the reading, so I am looking for correct answers, and I'm looking to see that you followed directions.

    Another piece of advice: don't simply try to hunt for the answers. Trying to skip the reading often leads to wrong answers, plus you miss the context of what is being discussed. The questions are in order as you read, so read carefully and answer the questions as you go.

    This assignment is not due until Thursday/Friday, October 13-14, but I will give 2 points extra credit to anyone who turns it in by Monday, October 10. You will have to type out the assignment (following MLA format) and submit it to TurnItIn.com.
Wed. 9/28/22 No Class: PSAT workshops
Thurs. 9/29/22

In Class:

Complete a CFA on MasteryConnect

Also, work on the following assignment:

  • Complete the Vocabulary.com assignment for Part 1 of Hamilton's Mythology. You only have to complete the practice exercises. You are NOT required to achieve mastery on the entire list. This assignment is due by the end of school on Friday, October 14.
  • Read the Foreword and Introduction to Edith Hamilton's Mythology and answer the study questions. Do not treat these questions lightly. You must answer in complete sentences, and restate the question in your answer so that anyone could read your answer and know what you are talking about with seeing the question. Read the directions carefully. Also, this will not be a completion grade. I will be grading on your understanding of the reading, so I am looking for correct answers, and I'm looking to see that you followed directions.

    Another piece of advice: don't simply try to hunt for the answers. Trying to skip the reading often leads to wrong answers, plus you miss the context of what is being discussed. The questions are in order as you read, so read carefully and answer the questions as you go.

    This assignment is not due until Thursday/Friday, October 13-14, but I will give 2 points extra credit to anyone who turns it in by Monday, October 10. You will have to type out the assignment (following MLA format) and submit it to TurnItIn.com.
Fri. 9/30/22

NO CLASS!

Spirit Day/Pig-Out

End of Quarter 1
Mon.-Fri. 10/3/22–
10/7/22
FALL BREAK!
Mon./
Tues.
10/10/22–
10/11/22

In Class:

  • Review short story analysis test
  • Discuss grades
  • Introduce "Phrases" grammar chapter
  • Begin Mythology Background notes and notes on the Olympians

Assigned:

  • EOLang: p. 117-119: Ex. 2
  • Finish Study questions: Mythology Foreword and Introduction (Due by the beginning of class Thurs./Fri.) Submit to TurnItIn.com.
    Do not treat these questions lightly. You must follow MLA format, answer in complete sentences, and restate the question in your answer so that anyone could read your answer and know what you are talking about without seeing the question. Read the directions carefully. Also, this will not be a completion grade. I will be grading on your understanding of the reading, so I am looking for correct answers, and I'm looking to see that you followed directions.

    Another piece of advice: don't simply try to hunt for the answers. Trying to skip the reading often leads to wrong answers, plus you miss the context of what is being discussed. The questions are in order as you read, so read carefully and answer the questions as you go.
  • Vocabulary.com: Part 1 of Hamilton's Mythology. You only have to complete the practice exercises. You are NOT required to achieve mastery on the entire list. Due by the end of school on Friday, October 14.
Wed. 10/12/22

No Class: PSAT

7-period schedule after the test

Thurs./
Fri.
10/13/22–
10/14/22

Due:

  • EOLang: p. 117-119: Ex. 2
  • Finish Study questions: Mythology Foreword and Introduction (Due by the beginning of class Thurs./Fri.) Submit to TurnItIn.com.
    Do not treat these questions lightly. You must follow MLA format, answer in complete sentences, and restate the question in your answer so that anyone could read your answer and know what you are talking about without seeing the question. Read the directions carefully. Also, this will not be a completion grade. I will be grading on your understanding of the reading, so I am looking for correct answers, and I'm looking to see that you followed directions.

    Another piece of advice: don't simply try to hunt for the answers. Trying to skip the reading often leads to wrong answers, plus you miss the context of what is being discussed. The questions are in order as you read, so read carefully and answer the questions as you go.
  • Vocabulary.com: Part 1 of Hamilton's Mythology. You only have to complete the practice exercises. You are NOT required to achieve mastery on the entire list. Due by the end of school on Friday, October 14.

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Finish Olympians notes (test over these notes next Thurs./Fri.)

Assigned:

  • EOLang: p. 117-121: Ex. 3, Rev. B (Due Mon./Wed.)
  • Mythology Chapter 2: "The Two Great Gods of Earth": Study Questions (due Thurs./Fri.).
  • Study the notes on the Olympians for a test next Thurs./Fri.
Mon.
10/17/22

7-period schedule

Due:

  • EOLang: p. 117-121: Ex. 3, Rev. B

In Class:

  • Discuss student mythology projects and presentations. Begin signing up for topics.

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 122: Rev. C (Due Thurs./Fri.)
  • Continue Mythology Chapter 2: "The Two Great Gods of Earth": Study Questions
  • Begin Mythology Chapters 3-4: "How the World and Mankind were Created" and "The Earliest Heroes": Study Questions due Mon./Tues.
  • Study class notes for test over the Olympians
  • Sign up for presentation topic. You should have received an email from SignUpGenius during class. If you didnt, then email me to let me know. Everyone should be signed up for a topic by Thursday.
Tues. 10/18/22 7-period schedule: ACT Cert for high school: No class
Wed. 10/19/22 No School: Administrative Day
Thurs./
Fri.
10/20/22–
10/21/22

Thursday 10/20: Parent/Teacher Conferences 3:15-6:15: Please email me to set up a time to meet.

Also Thursday: follow 4-7 schedule

Friday: follow 1-3 period schedule

Due:

  • Presentation topic selection through SignUpGenius
  • EOLang p. 122: Rev. C
  • Mythology Chapter 2: "The Two Great Gods of Earth": Study Questions

In Class:

  • Test: The Olympians
  • Discuss Mythology Chapter 2 and presentations

Assigned:

Mon./
Tues.
10/24/22–
10/25/22

Due:

In Class:

  • Quiz: Prepositional Phrases
  • Presentations: Mythology Chapters 3-4

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 124: Ex. 4
  • Read Mythology Chapters 5-6: "Cupid and Psyche" and "Eight Brief Tales of Lovers" (Due Friday)
    Quiz on Friday over "Cupid and Psyche" and:
    1. Pyramus and Thisbe
    2. Orpheus and Eurydice
    3. Pygmalion and Galatea
    4. Baucis and Philemon
    5. Daphne

(The other stories in Chapter 6 will not be on the quiz, but you still need to read them.)

Wed./
Thurs.
10/26/22–
10/27/22

Due:

  • EOLang p. 124: Ex. 4

In Class:

  • Continue Presentations: Mythology Chapters 5-6

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 126: Ex. 6 & Rev. D NOW DUE MON/TUES:
Fri. 10/28/22

Due:

  • MOVED TO MON/TUES: EOLang p. 126: Ex. 6 & Rev. D
  • Mythology Chapters 5-6: "Cupid and Psyche" and "Eight Brief Tales of Lovers"
    Quiz today over "Cupid and Psyche" and:
    1. Pyramus and Thisbe
    2. Orpheus and Eurydice
    3. Pygmalion and Galatea
    4. Baucis and Philemon
    5. Daphne

(The other stories in Chapter 6 will not be on the quiz, but you still need to read them.)

In Class:

  • Quiz: Chapters 5-6
  • Begin Presentations: Mythology Chapters 7-8

Assigned:

  • Reading and questions: Mythology Chapters 7-8: "The Quest for the Golden Fleece" and "Four Great Adventures." Due Mon./Tues.

Mon./
Tues.

10/31/22–
11/1/22

Due:

  • EOLang p. 126: Ex. 6 & Rev. D
  • Reading and questions: Mythology Chapters 7-8: "The Quest for the Golden Fleece" and "Four Great Adventures."

In Class:

  • Presentations: Mythology Chapters 7-9

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 128: Ex. 7
  • Mythology Chapter 9: "Perseus." Quiz Wed./Thurs.
  • Mythology Chapters 10-12: and "Theseus," "Hercules," and "Atalanta" (Due Friday)
Wed./
Thurs.
11/2/22–
11/3/22

Due:

  • EOLang p. 128: Ex. 7
  • Mythology Chapter 9: "Perseus"

In Class:

  • Quiz: Chapter 9
  • Presentations: Mythology Chapters 9-12

Assigned:

  • Continue Mythology Chapters 10-12: and "Theseus," "Hercules," and "Atalanta" (Due Friday)
  • EOLang p. 129-130: Ex. 8
Fri. 11/4/22

Due:

  • Mythology Chapters 10-12: and "Theseus," "Hercules," and "Atalanta"
  • EOLang p. 129-130: Ex. 8

In Class:

  • Quiz: Chapters 10-12
  • Finish Presentations: Mythology Chapter 10-12

Assigned:

  • Study questions: Mythology Chapters 13-14: "The Trojan War" and "The Fall of Troy" (on paper)
  • EOLang p. 130: Rev. E (Due Thurs./Fri.)
Mon./
Wed.
11/7/22 &
11/9/22

Due:

  • Study questions: Mythology Chapters 13-14: "The Trojan War" and "The Fall of Troy" (on paper)
    1st period can also turn in these questions on Wednesday by 8:00 am

In Class:

  • The Trojan War!

Assigned:

  • Read chapters 17-19 and complete study questions: Mythology Chapters 17-19: "The Great Families of Mythology" OR study for a quiz. On Thurs./Fri., you will EITHER turn in the study questions at the beginning of class, OR you will take a quiz. Decide and be ready at the beginning of class.
  • Finish EOLang p. 130: Rev. E
Tues. 11/8/22 NO SCHOOL: ELECTION DAY
Thurs./
Fri.
11/10/22–
11/11/22

Due:

  • Read chapters 17-19 and complete study questions: Mythology Chapters 17-19: "The Great Families of Mythology" OR study for a quiz. On Thurs./Fri., you will EITHER turn in the study questions at the beginning of class, OR you will take a quiz. Decide and be ready at the beginning of class.
  • EOLang p. 130: Rev. E

In Class:

  • Presentations: Mythology Chapters 17-18 (and any others we need to catch up)

Assigned:

Mon./
Tues.
11/14/22–
11/15/22

Due:

In Class:

  • Finish any presentations as necessary
  • Review for the Mythology Unit Test

Assigned:

  • Study for the Mythology Unit Test
  • EOLang p. 133-36: Ex. 10-11, Rev. F-G (Due Fri.)
Wed./
Thurs.
11/16/22–
11/17/22

In Class:

  • Mythology Unit Test

Assigned:

  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM): Chapters 1-5 (Due Monday)
  • ContinueEOLang p. 133-36: Ex. 10-11, Rev. F-G (Due Fri.)
Fri. 11/18/22

Due:

  • EOLang p. 133-36: Ex. 10-11, Rev. F-G
  • TKAM: Chapter 1

In Class:

  • Check grammar
  • Background notes on To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM)

Assigned:

  • Continue reading TKAM 1-5 (Quiz Monday)
  • EOLang p. 136-137: Ex. 12, Rev. H
Mon. 11/21/22 –
11/22/22

Due:

  • TKAM 1-5
  • EOLang p. 136-137: Ex. 12, Rev. H

In Class:

  • Quiz: TKAM Chaps. 1-5

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 139-141: Chapter Review #1-30, #31-45 (For this part, in addition to the instructions, label how it functions in the sentence: ADJ, ADV, SUB, DO, IO, OP, PN)
  • Read TKAM Chapters 6-11 (Quiz Mon./Tues. over Chapters 6-11)
  • Bring MyPerspectives volume 1 to class
Wed.–Fri. 11/23/22–
11/25/22

THANKSGIVING BREAK!

Mon./
Tues.
11/28/22–
11/29/22

Due:

  • TKAM Chapters 6-11
  • EOLang p. 139-141: Chapter Review #1-30, #31-45 (For this part, in addition to the instructions, label how it functions in the sentence: ADJ, ADV, SUB, DO, IO, OP, PN)
  • Bring MyPerspectives volume 1 to class

In Class:

  • Quiz: TKAM Chaps. 6-11
  • Review for grammar test
  • Begin discussing rhetoric and reading "I Have a Dream"

Assigned:

  • Extra grammar practice (optional): EOLang p. 114-115: Diagnostic Preview
  • Complete the extra grammar practice #1 and2 in the sidebar. Check your answers. I'll cover any questions you have before the test.
  • Study for GRAMMAR TEST
  • Continue reading. TKAM Chaps. 12-22 (Due Mon./Tues.)
  • Complete handout: TKAM Figures of Speech and TKAM Tone 1
Wed./
Thurs.
11/30/22–
12/1/22

Due:

  • Extra grammar practice (optional): EOLang p. 114-115: Diagnostic Preview
  • Complete the extra grammar practice #1 and2 in the sidebar. Check your answers. I'll cover any questions you have before the test.
  • Study for GRAMMAR TEST
  • Complete handout: TKAM Figures of Speech and TKAM Tone 1
  • Bring MyPerspectives volume 1 to class

In Class:

  • Check grammar/review
  • Grammar Test: Chapter 3: The Phrase
  • Lesson on semicolons and colons
  • Read and analyze "I Have a Dream"

Assigned:

  • EOLang p. 497-498: Parallel Structure: Read page 497 and complete Ex. 7 at the top of page 498 (Due Friday for 5th and 6th Periods)
  • EOLang p. 343-346: Ex. 1, Ex. 2, Rev. A
  • Continue reading. TKAM Chaps. 12-22 (Due Mon./Tues.)
Fri. 12/2/22

7-period schedule: ACT Cert for high school

Due for 5th and 6th Periods:

Mon./
Tues.
12/5/22–
12/6/22

Due:

  • EOLang p. 343-346: Ex. 1, Ex. 2, Rev. A

In Class:

Assigned:

  • Continue reading. The remainder of TKAM is due Friday.
  • Complete TKAM thematic passage handout
  • EOLang p. 347-52: Rev. B and C, Ex. 3, Rev. D
Wed./
Thurs.
12/7/22–
12/8/22

Due:

In Class:

Assigned:

  • Continue reading. The remainder of TKAM is due Friday.
  • Study for quiz over TKAM 32-31
  • Study Figures of Speech and Tone (they will be on the quiz)
  • EOLang p. 353-4: Chapter Review and check answers
Fri. 12/9/22

Due:

  • TKAM Chapters 23-31

In Class:

  • Test: TKAM Chaps. 23-31, Figures of Speech, Tone, Parallel Structure, Colons, and Semicolons
Mon. 12/12/22

Mid-Term Review: 1st & 2nd Periods

MID-TERM EXAMS: 1st Period

Tues. 12/13/22

MID-TERM EXAMS: 2nd & 3rd Periods

Mid-Term Review: 4th & 5th Periods

Wed. 12/14/22

MID-TERM EXAMS: 4th & 5th Periods

Mid-Term Review: 6th & 7th Periods

Thurs. 12/15/22

MID-TERM EXAMS: 6th & 7th Periods

Regular class: 2nd & 3rd Periods

Fri. 12/16/22

2-hour day

Regular Class: 1st Period

 

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