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Contemporary English

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Agenda

Monday March 16

finish vocab 13 due Block 1

Mandatory Monday 10

check your grades

AA ch. 17

 

Block 1

SSR

check vocab 13 test on Block 2

AA ch. 18 Finish book

essay topics (not the prompts): find concrete details for in class essay on Block 2

 

Block 2

vocab 13 quiz

AA in class essay; open book, open note Angela essay prompts.doc

 

Monday March 9

Mandatory Monday #9 (will check for 1-9 in writing folders on Thursday)

Last day for makeup/absent work is Thursday lunch

Vocab #13

 

Block 1

SSR

Collect Research papers

DeVry Presentation

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab #13

Peer Edit Research papers

Listen to ch. 16 of Angela's Ashes

 

Monday March 3

Mandatory Monday #8

Vocab unit 10-12: Due Block 1

ROUGH DRAFT OF RESEARCH PAPER DUE MARCH 10-11

 

Block 1

SSR

Vocab 10-12 due; Quiz on Block 2

Review Rough Draft requirements

AA: ch. 14 and Dialectical Journal

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 10-12 Quiz

Review AA ch. 14

AA ch. 15

ROUGH DRAFT DUE MARCH 10-11: DON'T FORGET

 

Monday February 23

MM #7

Vocab Units 10-12 review packet

Work on research paper outline and intro paragraph

 

DUE: Notecards Block 2

         Outline + intro paragraph Monday March 2

 

Block 1

SSR

Library Lab research

 

Block 2

SSR

Library Lab research (LAST day for research in class)

Notecards due

 

Monday February 16

Holiday/No School

 

Block 1

Library/Lab

Research

 

AA quiz ch. 10-12 on Block 2

 

Block 2

SSR

AA Quiz ch. 10-12

Vocab 10-12 Review packet

Research paper: notecards due??; intro paragraph due???; sample paper

 

Monday February 9

Mandatory Monday #6

Grades are sad; change what you are doing so they are happy

Yearbook voting: senior favorites

Start AA ch. 11

 

Block 1

SSR

In Library/Lab

Noodlebib; research; notecards; ect.

Research

AA: finish chapter 11

Finish vocab 11

 

Modified Thursday(all classes)

Vocab 11 due

Vocab 11 Quiz

AA ch. 12: finish for Block 1

 

Monday February 2 

Mandatory Monday #5

Vocab #11

Collect Dialectical Journal ch. 8

Finish Poster started on Friday

Read ch. 9

 

Block 1

SSR

B121 comp. lab: brochure

finish ch. 9 

 

Block 2

SSR

Quiz ch. 4-9

vocab. #11

Ch. 10

Finish Poster

 

 

Monday January 26 

Mandatory Monday #4

Finish Vocab #10

Quiz and packet on Block 1

Collect Dialectical Journal for ch. 6

New Dialectical Journal for chapter 7 (5 entries) due block 1

 

Block 1 

SSR

Vocab #10 quiz

check vocab #10 packets

collect DJ ch. 7

Research paper timeline/handouts

add to timeline

Angela's Ashes ch. 8 DJ with 5 entries due Monday

 

Block 2

Lab: annotated bibliography/brochure

 

 

Monday January 19

Holiday No School

 

Block 1

SSR

Mandatory Monday #3

Vocab #10

Review Quote, Paraphrase, Summary packet and turn in last exercise from last week

Review Angela's Ashes to ch. 4

Begin ch. 5 + Dialectical Journal with 5 entries for chapter 5--due on Block 2

Study Guide for ch. 3-4 due on Block 2

HW: finish ch. 5

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab #10: Please note that the quiz for unit 10 is next Block 1 due to library days

Citation Packet

Start ch. 6 + dialectical journal (5 entries due Monday)

HW: finish ch. 6

 

 

Monday January 12

Mandatory Monday #2 (remember to date it!)

Finish chapter 2

Due Block 1: vocab unit 9

Study Guide for chapters 1-2

 

Block 1

SSR

Vocab 9 due

Collect study guides for chapters 1-2

Hand out new study guides for chapter 3-4

Hand out Quote, Paraphrase, Summarize packet: complete the first 3 pages by Block 2

Begin chapter 3

HW: Finish chapter 3, study vocab words, paraphrase packet #1-5, prepare for AA Quiz ch. 1-3

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 9 Quiz

Angela's Ashes Quiz chapters 1-3

Complete and turn in work for Quote, Paraphrase, Summarize packet

Begin chapter 4

HW:

 

Monday January 5

Vocab 9

Mandatory Monday (new list) #1

 

Block 1 

SSR

Vocab 9 (due next block 1)

Senior Portfolio reminder

Research Paper topic

Check out Angela's Ashes; read to page 35 and complete SG questions

 

Block 2

SSR

Finish ch. 1 and study guide questions

Sentence/Grammar exercise

HW: Read through page 61 and do study guide questions

 

 

Monday December 1

SFOC Book Test

 

Block 1

Finish SFOC Book Test

 

Block 2

CSU Essay and District Writing Assessment

Make sure you bring your CSU packet and materials to class

Vocab 8

Turn in SFOC Books

No homework

 

Homework for Thanksgiving Break: To be completed for Monday December 1

Finish Snow Falling on Cedars

Book Test on Monday December 1

Finish CSU Packet Chart--we will do the writing task IN CLASS on Block 2 of the week we return;

the chart on the back of the packet must be completed by then!

 

Monday November 17

Mandatory Monday #11

CSU packet: Read WTC article (behind Hamlet's soliloquy)

and complete pages 8-10 of direction packet

CSU chart should have entries for both Lance Armstrong and Hamlet

Read ch. 23-24 of SFOC

 

Block 1

SSR

Finish WTC article, packet, and chart

6th period will need to do this independently

SFOC: themes and evidence

HW: ch. 25-26 of SFOC

 

Block 2

SSR

CSU packet: Human Life Value

Finish packet and assign essay

Essay due Block 1 of week we return from Thanksgiving Break

Finish SFOC over Thanksgiving: Book test Monday Dec. 1

 

 

Monday November 10

hmmm...senior ditch day...no bueno!

 

Wednesday November 12

reading check ch. 20

Read 21 in class

HW: read 22; finish vocab 7, quiz on Block 1

 

Block 1 (Thurs/Fri)

SSR

Quiz vocab 7

ch. 21-22 reading check

CSU packet: Lance Armstrong excerpt

HW: finish chart for CSU packet, read ch 23

 

Monday November 3

Collect Study Guide SFOC ch. 7-16

Take Ch. 7-16 quiz

New Study Guides ch. 17-22study guide ch. 17-22.doc

Mandatory Monday #10

HW: Read ch. 17

 

Block 1

SSR

Vocab #7

Read Ch. 18

HW: Read ch. 19

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab #7

Discuss 17-19

Themes

CSU Packet: Values and Hamlet's soliloquy; chart

HW: Read ch. 20

 

 

Monday October 27

Mandatory Monday #9

Parallelism/Active-Passive Voice review worksheet

SFOC: Read ch. 14--due Block 1

 

Block 1

SSR

Vocab 6 due; quiz Block 2

Review ch. 14

Figurative Language worksheet

Read ch. 15

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 6 quiz

Comma Retake quiz #4

Review ch. 15

Read ch. 16

study guides due Monday

study guide 12-16.doc 

 

 

Monday October 20

MM #8

Vocab #6

Collect Active/Passive Voice #3

HW: Read ch. 10 if you haven't already

 

Block 1

SSR

work on Vocab #6

Descriptive Writing Project

SFOC ch. 11--due Block 2, be prepared for a quiz on ch. 11

 

Block 2

SSR work on Vocab #6

quiz ch. 11

Comma Retake #3

SFOC ch. 12-13

 

Monday October 13

MM #7

Collect Active/Passive Voice #1

Vocab 5--due block 1; test block 2

Read ch. 8 in SFOC

 

Block 1

SSR

SFOC quiz ch. 8

Active Passive voice #2--due Block 2Active2.doc

check vocab 5

Read/discuss ch. 9

Personal Narrative rewrites due Block 2

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 5 quiz

Rev. active/passive #2 and collect

Comma retake quiz #2

Active/Passive #3

Personal Narrative rewrites due

Read ch. 10-11  SFOC

 

Monday October 6

Mand. Mon. #6

Vocab #5

SFOC ch. 6

Study Guide for ch. 1-6 due Block 1

 

Block 1

SSR

comma retake test 1

vocab 5

Collect/go over study guide

Read ch. 7-8 in SFOC

New study guides

Figurative Language

 

Block 2

SSR

comma retake test 2

vocab 5

SFOC ch. 9-10

Figurative Language Posters

 

Monday September 29

Mandatory Monday #5

Turn in Color of Water Books

Check out Snow Falling on Cedars

Finish Vocab packets

Comma Quiz #1: Block 1

 

Block 1

SSR

Comma Quiz #1

Vocab 4 due

Background on SFOC

Study Guide ch. 1-6    Name.doc

Read chapters 1-2

vocab quiz block 2

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 4 Quiz

Review chapters 1-2

Read chapters 3-4

Discuss

Comma Quiz #2

 

 

Monday September 21

Mandatory Monday #4

Vocab 4--due Block 1 next week

review commas

Collect Dialectical Journals

Personal Narrative rewrites due Block 2

 

Block 1

SSR

Discuss essay format

in class essay on Color of Water Block 2

Vocab 4

review comma packets

 

Block 2

In class essay: Color of Water

Personal Narrative rewrites due 

 

Monday September 15

Mandatory Monday #3

Vocab 3--due Block 1

Color of Water: Themes--notes

 

Homework: COW ch. 21 + continue dialectical journal

 

Block 1 

SSR

Check Vocab 3 & go over

COW: Theme exercise

Read ch. 22-23 + dialectical journal

 

Block 2

SSR

Personal Narratives returned--Rewrites due Block 2 next week

Vocab Review Quiz units 1-3

COW ch. 24-25 + dialectical journal

 

Monday September 8

Mandatory Monday Special Edition: Voting

Collect: Theme for English B

             Study guide ch. 10-16

 

COW quiz ch. 10-16

Vocab 3--Review packet

No Homework

 

Block 1  

SSR

Vocab 3--work on packet

Quote/Character/Symbol Poster--must be completed during class period

Homework: Read chapters 17-18

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab 3--work on packet

New study guide ch. 17-25

Present Posters to class

Read ch. 19-20

Homework: read ch. 21

 

Monday September 1

Holiday. No School

 

Block 1

SSR

Final Draft Personal Narratives due

Vocab packet unit 2 due

Parallelism questions 6-10 due

 

Finish parallelism packet #2--turn in

Read chapters 11-12 in COW

 

Vocab test #2 Block 2

Read chapters 13-14 for Block 2

 

Block 2

SSR

Vocab Test #2

Review study guide for chapters 10-14

COW-Activity--themes/symbols

Read ch. 15 in class

 

Read ch. 16

Reading Quiz on Monday. chapters 10-16

Theme for English B

 

Monday August 25:

  • Mandatory Monday #2
  • Vocabulary Packet #2
  • collect Dialectical Journal ch. 7-8 and study guide ch. 1-6

 

Block 1:

  • SSR
  • Peer Edit Personal Narratives--final drafts due Block 1 next week
  • work on Vocab pkt. #2
  • Parallelism worksheets--packet due Block 2
  • read chapter 9

 

Block 2:

  • SSR
  • Hand out study guides ch. 10-16  study guide 10-16.docx
  •   collect Parallelism packet #1
  • Hand out/go over Parallelism packet #2
  • Read COW ch. 10-12 and complete SG questions--whatever's not completed in class is homework due Block 1
  • work on Vocab 2--due Block 1
  • Personal Narratives--Final Draft due Block 1

 

 

Monday August 18:

  • Mandatory Monday #1
  • Vocab #1--due Block 1

 

Block 1:

  • SSR
  • check vocab #1--Quiz on Block 2
  • Personal Narrative article jigsaw
  • Personal Narrative prompt
  • Color of Water--ch. 3-4

 Homework: Personal Narrative rough draft due Block 1

                    Vocab Quiz 1 Block 2

 

Block 2:

  • SSR
  • Vocab Quiz 1
  • Discuss ch. 3-4
  • Read ch. 5-6---study guide due Monday

Homework: Dialectical Journal for chapters 7-8 (6 entries) due Monday with Study Guide for ch. 1-6 

 

Monday, August 11

  • Rule, policies, procedures, blah, blah, blah
  • HW: SSR book

Block 1:

  • SSR + book check
  • Color of Water agree/disagree
  • "Once I Was, Now I Am"
  • Vocabulary Unit 1
  • Portfolio requirements

 

Block 2:

  • SSR
  • essential question  + worksheet
  • check out COW
  • background and ch. 1; study guides

 

study guide 1-6.docx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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