Friday, November 16, 2018


Daily Plans November 26-30
English 12
Monday:  Begin LC 3
Tuesday:  Work on LC 3
Wednesday:  Work on LC 3
Thursday:  Work on LC 3
Friday:  LC 3 due;  Begin LC 4

English 11
Monday:  Begin Grammar review;  Grammar 1
Tuesday:  Grammar 1 quiz
Wednesday:  Grammar 2
Thursday:  Grammar 2
Friday: Grammar 2 quiz; Begin grammar 3

 English 9
Monday:  chapter 5 quiz; Beelzebub discussion; read chapter 6
Tuesday:  chapter 6 quiz; read chapter 7
Wednesday:  chapter 7 quiz; Begin chapter 8 Literature Circles; organize groups
Thursday:  Chapter 8 LC work day
Friday:  Chapter 8 LC work day

Advanced English
Monday:  Begin propaganda final project
Tuesday:  Propaganda final project
Wednesday: Propaganda final project
Thursday: Propaganda final project
Friday:  Propaganda final project; presentations Monday
English 10
Monday:  The Lincoln Memorial;  Carving Mount Rushmore
Tuesday:  The Statue of Liberty;  The New Colossus
Wednesday:  Washington Monument;  Going to the Big City
Thursday:  Begin Short Story Unit:  pretest;  Begin analyzing literature;  short story notes
Friday:  short story pretest quiz;  analyzing literature handout
English 10
Monday:  Begin Short Story Unit; pretest; begin analyzing literature; short story notes
Tuesday:  short story pretest quiz; analyzing literature handout
Wednesday:  analyzing literature quiz
Thursday:  literary devices handout;  Kahoot
Friday: Read “The Sniper”;  do wksht




Daily Plans November 19-23
English 12
Monday:  daily vocab review;  LC 2
Tuesday:  daily vocab quiz; LC 2 discussion
Wednesday:  Thanksgiving Break
Thursday:  Thanksgiving Break
Friday:  Thanksgiving Break

English 11
Monday:  daily vocab review;  power point presentations
Tuesday:  daily vocab quiz;  power point presentations
Wednesday:  Thanksgiving Break
Thursday:  Thanksgiving Break
Friday: Thanksgiving Break

 English 9
Monday:  chapter 4 quiz; close reading and chapter journal
Tuesday:  Read chapter 5
Wednesday:  Thanksgiving Break
Thursday:  Thanksgiving Break
Friday:  Thanksgiving Break

Advanced English
Monday:  Ch 19-22 negative uses of propaganda;  choose 1;  ppt
Tuesday:  ch 23 deification;  1 ppt.
Wednesday: Thanksgiving Break
Thursday: Thanksgiving Break
Friday:  Thanksgiving Break
English 10
Monday:  daily vocabulary review
Tuesday:  daily vocabulary quiz; 
Wednesday:  Thanksgiving Break
Thursday:  Thanksgiving Break
Friday:  Thanksgiving Break
English 10
Monday:  TKM Mock Trial Day
Tuesday:  Mock Trial jury deliberation; class debrief
Wednesday:  Thanksgiving Break
Thursday:  Thanksgiving Break
Friday: Thanksgiving Break



Thursday, November 8, 2018


Daily Plans November 12-16
English 12
Monday:  Veteran’s Day Breakfast
Tuesday:  LC 1 work due; discussion; begin LC 2
Wednesday:  LC 2
Thursday:  LC 2
Friday:  LC 2; LC 2 work due Tuesday

English 11
Monday:  power point slides 4-6 due
Tuesday:  power point slides 7-9 due
Wednesday:  power point slides 10-12+ due
Thursday:  edit
Friday:  begin power point presentations

 English 9
Monday:  Close read/annotation; chapter 2 journal
Tuesday:  Read chapter 3
Wednesday:  Science Field Trip
Thursday:  Ch 3 quiz; nature vs. nuture & compare/contrast frame
Friday:  read chapter 4

Advanced English
Monday: ch 6 lesser of two evils; ch 7 name calling
Tuesday:  ch 8 pinpointing the enemy; ch 9 plain folk
Wednesday: ch 10 testimonials; ch 11 transfer
Thursday: Read ch 12-15 Desires and Fears;  choose 1; do ppt
Friday:  Read ch 16-18; positive uses of propaganda;  1 ppt.
English 10
Monday:  TKM video; Begin short stories-Greek Myths
Tuesday:  TKM video; Begin short stories-Greek Myths
Wednesday:  TKM video; Begin short stories-Greek Myths
Thursday:  TKM video; Begin short stories-Greek Myths
Friday:  TKM video; Begin short stories-Greek Myths
English 10
Monday:  Trial Research
Tuesday:  Trial Research
Wednesday:  Trial Research
Thursday:  TKM Trial Day
Friday: Jury deliberation



Friday, November 2, 2018


Daily Plans November 5-9
English 12
Monday: Begin literature circle study with Down River by John Hart;  get organized
Tuesday:  LC work day
Wednesday:  LC work day
Thursday:  LC work day; Week 1 materials due Monday
Friday:  No School

English 11
Monday:  Crucible ppt research
Tuesday:  Crucible ppt research
Wednesday:  notes due; work on power point
Thursday:  work on power point; 1-3 slides due
Friday: No School

 English 9
Monday:  Close reading; Thinking about the Big Idea; Analytical paragraph
Tuesday:  Read chapter 2
Wednesday:  ch 2 quiz; TEPAC analytical paragraph model; write paragraph
Thursday:  chapter 2 analysis matching activity
Friday:  No School

Advanced English
Monday:  Canterbury Tales  pilgrimage
Tuesday:  Begin Propaganda/Persuasion unit;  PPT; Intro discussion/Ch 1 assertion
Wednesday: Chapter 2 bandwagon; ch 3 cardstacking
Thursday: ch 4 glittering generalities; chapter 5 false dilemma
Friday:  No School
English 10
Monday:  Novel reflection questions;  Review for TKM test/Kahoot
Tuesday:  TKM test
Wednesday:  daily grammar review; TKM video
Thursday:  daily grammar quiz; TKM video
Friday:  No School
English 10
Monday:  TKM mock trial research
Tuesday:  TKM mock trial research
Wednesday:  TKM mock trial research
Thursday:  TKM mock trial research
Friday: No School



Thursday, October 25, 2018


Daily Plans October 29-November 2
English 12
Monday:  Grammar 4
Tuesday:  Grammar 4
Wednesday:  Grammar 4
Thursday:  Grammar 4
Friday:  Grammar 4 quiz

English 11
Monday:  Finish Crucible biography research; begin rough draft
Tuesday:  Crucible test review; finish rough draft
Wednesday:  Crucible test; peer edit
Thursday:  Begin The Crucible power point project
Friday: power point research

 English 9
Monday:  Lord of the Flies:  Think/Pair/Share; Utopia vs. Dystopia
Tuesday:  Lord of the Flies anticipatory guide; era envelope;  Read ½ chapter 1 (about pg. 23/green book)
Wednesday:  finish anticipatory question/discussion; Era envelope
Thursday:  Read chapter 1
Friday:  Close reading; Thinking about the Big Idea; Analytical paragraph

Advanced English
Monday: 2nd Stanza
Tuesday:  3rd Stanza
Wednesday: 4th Stanza
Thursday: 5th Stanza
Friday:  Conclusion; type; edit
English 10
Monday:  TKM chapter 26 & study guide
Tuesday:  TKM chapter 27 & study guide
Wednesday:  TKM chapter 28-29 & study guide
Thursday:  TKM chapter 30 & study guide
Friday:  TKM chapter 31 & study guide

English 10
Monday:  TKM review; Kahoot
Tuesday:  TKM test
Wednesday:  TKM novel reflection questions; video & brainstorm
Thursday:  video & brainstorm
Friday: video & brainstorm; Socratic seminar; video rough draft due Monday



Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Daily Plans October 22-26
English 12
Monday:  Grammar 3
Tuesday:  Grammar 3
Wednesday:  Grammar 3 quiz; begin Grammar 4
Thursday:  Grammar 4
Friday:  Grammar 4

English 11
Monday: Act 4 video;  Act 4 discussion questions
Tuesday:  McCarthy; introduce biography activity
Wednesday:  notes/ sources on biography activity
Thursday:  notes/ sources on biography activity
Friday: notes/ sources on biography activity; rough draft due Monday

 English 9
Monday:  transition words-argumentative essay
Tuesday: final peer edit;  make final corrections
Wednesday: argumentative essay due at end of class; Daily grammar review-unit 1 (VB tourney)
Thursday: grammar review (VB tourney)
Friday:  Daily grammar quiz-unit 1 (VB tourney) 

Advanced English
Monday:  Alliteration & Assonance; introduce pilgrimage project; brainstorm characters
Tuesday:  tone mini lesson (youtube video & handout); finish brainstorm
Wednesday: pilgrimage project; setting
Thursday: pilgrimage project; 1st stanza
Friday:  pilgrimage project; 2nd stanza
English 10
Monday:  Read chapter 22; study guide
Tuesday:  Read chapter 23; study guide
Wednesday:  Read chapter 24; study guide
Thursday:  Read chapter 25; study guide
Friday: Read chapter 26; study guide
English 10
Monday:  ch 28-29 quiz; read ch 30-31; introduction revisions
Tuesday:  conclusion revisions; finish reading ch 30-31
Wednesday:  21-30 vocab due; ch 30-31 quiz; novel reflection questions
Thursday:  transition revisions
Friday: TKM ch 1-31 vocab quiz



Friday, October 12, 2018


Daily Plans October 15-19
English 12
Monday: Grammar 2 quiz;  Grammar 3
Tuesday:  Grammar 3
Wednesday:  Grammar 3
Thursday:  No School-Teacher Convention
Friday:  No School-Teacher Convention

English 11
Monday:  Read Act 4
Tuesday: PSAT testing
Wednesday:  Act 4 discussion questions
Thursday:  No School-Teacher Convention
Friday: No School-Teacher Convention

 English 9
Monday:  APA formatting; (in text citations/reference page)
Tuesday:  sentence fluency revisions
Wednesday:  transition words
Thursday:  No School-Teacher Convention
Friday:  No School-Teacher Convention

Advanced English
Monday:  Finish reading Prologue;  do questions p. 129
Tuesday:  mini lessons:  iambic pentameter & direct/indirect characterization
Wednesday: Chaucerian quiz
Thursday: No School-Teacher Convention
Friday:  No School-Teacher Convention
English 10
Monday:  1-19 vocab quiz; Read chapter 20 & do study guide
Tuesday:  PSAT testing
Wednesday:  No School-Teacher Convention (12:30 dismiss)
Thursday:  No School-Teacher Convention
Friday:  No School-Teacher Convention
English 10
Monday:  finish drafting essay
Tuesday:  ch 23-27 quiz/discussion; read ch 28-29
Wednesday:  No School-Teacher Convention (12:30 dismiss)
Thursday:  No School-Teacher Convention
Friday: No School-Teacher Convention