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Sept. 11-15
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Bellringer: M.U.G. #2

1st/5th: Root Word Lesson 2 and PAR Articles 5 and 6

3rd/7th: Root Word Lesson 2/Finish essays

6th: RPS #2/Finish essays

Tuesday

Bellringer: Literary Term #2

1st/5th: RW 2, Exercise A and B/Parts of Speech and Nouns

3rd/7th: RW 2, Exercise A and B/ Parts of Speech and Nouns

6th: Parts of Speech and Nouns/Native American Literature

Wednesday

Bellringer: SAT Word #2

1st/5th: RW 2 Exercise C and D/Practice Nouns

3rd/7th: RW 2 Exercise C and D/Practice Nouns

6th: RPS Article 2/Native American Literature

Thursday

Bellringer: Bellringer Quiz #2

1st/5th: Noun Practice/Pronouns

3rd/7th: Noun Practice/Pronouns

6th: Noun Practice/Native American Literature

Friday

Bellringer: Study for Root Word Quiz

1st/5th: RW Lesson 2 Quiz/Newsela Article: Online Information

3rd/7th: RW Lesson 2 Quiz/Newsela Article: Online Information

6th: RPS Quiz 2/Newsela Article: Online Information



Week of August 28
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Bellringer: M.U.G.

Period 1, 3, 5,7: Copy Root Word Lesson 1 into Reading Notebooks (Give out and number pages)

Period 6: Junior Class Meeting

Period 1,5: Business Letter

Period 3,7: Work on essay

Tuesday

Bellringer: Literary Term

Period 1, 3, 5, 7: Root Word Lesson 1 Exercise A and B

Period 1, 5: Business Letter

Period 6: RPS Lesson 1 in Reading Notebooks (give out and number)

Period 3, 6, 7: Work on essay

Wednesday

Bellringer: SAT Word

Period 1,5: Go over rules for writing memo and work on examples together

Period 3,6,7: Finish essay

Period 6: RPS Article 1

Thursday

Bellringer: Bellringer Quiz

Period 1, 5: Write memo and work in Reading Strategies book

Period 3,6, 7: Begin working on Eight Parts of Speech

Friday

Bellringer: Study for Root Word Quiz

Period 1,3, 5, 7: Root Word Lesson 1 Quiz

Period 6: RPS Lesson 1 Quiz

All: Article of the Week (AOW) or Newsela Article

All: Reading “Daily” Activity



Week of May 1-5
Due Date: 5/1/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

·           Reading SOL

 

Tuesday

·           Reading remediation for students needing it

 

Wednesday

·           Reading remediation for students needing it

 

Thursday

·           Reading remediation for students needing it

·           Make-up/Expedited Retakes for Reading SOL

 

Friday

·           Make-Up Work Day for the six weeks



Week of May 1-5
Due Date: 5/1/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Make-up work day for six weeks

Tuesday

Begin watching video of Macbeth

Wednesday

Continue watching video

Thursday

Continue watching video

Friday

Finish watching video of Macbeth



Week of April 24
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading Act V

Tuesday

Finish reading Act V

Complete Reading Questions for Act V

Wednesday

Act V Reading Quiz

Thursday

Acts IV-V Test

Friday

Begin video of Macbeth



Week of April 24
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

·          Quiz 4-5 from pink folders—turn in for grade

 

Tuesday

·          Practice Test B—complete on scantron for test grade

 

Wednesday

·          2014 Released SOL Test—complete on scantron for test   grade

Thursday

·          2009 Released SOL Test—complete on scantron for test   grade

Friday

·          “Chillax” and Get Ready for Monday J

·          Go over anything students have questions about



Week of April 17-21
Due Date: 4/18/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

·           Spring Break—No School

 

Tuesday

·           Diction (page 80)

·           Making Inferences (page 81)

·           Practice 1 (page 82)—together in class

·           Practice 2 (page 83)—on own paper for grade

·           Nonfiction Article if time allows

 

Wednesday

·           Putting It All Together (pages 84-85)—turn in for grade

·           Sample SOL questions from pages 86-93—turn in for grade

Thursday

·           Practice Test A (Pink Folders)—do on scantron for test   grade

Friday

·           Quizzes 1, 2, 3 from pink folders—complete for grades



Week of April 17-21
Due Date: 4/18/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Spring Break—No School

Tuesday

Begin reading Act IV

Wednesday

Finish reading Act IV

Reading Questions for Macbeth, Act IV

Thursday

Act IV Reading Quiz

Friday

Acts IV-V Test



April 10-14
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Macbeth Acts I-III Test

Make-up Work from 5th 6 weeks

 

Tuesday

Begin reading Act IV

 

Wednesday

Finish reading Act IV

Reading Questions for Macbeth, Act IV

 

Thursday

Prom Promise Mock Car Crash 6th and 7th periods

 

Friday

Good Friday—No School

 



April 10-14
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: English 11

·         Go over Oxymoron, Paradox, and Point of View (pages 60-62)

·         Defining Vocabulary in Text (page 68)

·         Defining Vocabulary in Text Practice (page 69)

·         Fact and Opinion (page 70)

·         Fact and Opinion Practice (page 71)

·         Complete nonfiction articles for homework throughout the week

 

·         Introduce Text Structure (page 72)

·         Text Structure: Cause and Effect (page 73) and Practice (page 74)

·         Text Structure: Compare and Contrast (page 75)

·         Text Structure: Chronological or Sequence (page 76)

·         Text Structure: Problem and Solution (page 77)

·         Text Structure: Spatial or Description (page 78)

·         Text Structure: Order of Importance (page 79)

·         Homework: Text Structure Practice

·         Go over Text Structure Practice

·         Diction (page 80)

·         Practice 1 and 2 (pages 82 and 83)

Good Friday—No School



Week of April 3-7
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Literary terms open notes quiz (3rd/6th)

Go over archetypes and author’s purpose (pages 48-50)

Complete Author’s Purpose worksheet (page 51)

Complete a nonfiction article if time allows throughout the week.

 

Tuesday

Go over Cause and Effect (page 52)

Go over Character and Characterization (pages 53-54)

Complete Characterization Practice (page 55)

Wednesday

Go over Irony (page 56) and complete Irony Practice (page 57)

Go over Mood and Narrator/Author’s Bias, and Persuasive Techniques (pages 58-59)

Homework: Read “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech and list on a separate sheet the examples of pathos, ethos, and logos.   Also complete the Context Clues Worksheet for homework.

Thursday

Go over and highlight examples of pathos, ethos, and logos on speech

Go over oxymoron, paradox, and point of view (pages 60-62)

Complete Point of View practice (page 63)

Friday

Discuss major themes in American literature, tone, and finding the main idea (pages 64-66)

Complete main idea practice (page 67)



Week of April 3-7
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Reading Questions for Macbeth, Act II

Begin reading Act III

Tuesday

Act II Reading Quiz

Continue Reading Act III

Wednesday

Finish Reading Act III

Reading Questions for Macbeth, Act III

Thursday

Act III Reading Quiz

Review for test on Acts I-III

Friday

Macbeth Acts I-III Test



Week of March 27-31
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading from Nextext Macbeth

Give out reading questions when finished with each act

Tuesday

Continue reading from Macbeth

Finish Act I and go over reading questions

Wednesday

Act I Quiz

Begin reading Act II

Thursday

Finish Act II and go over reading questions

Friday

Act II Quiz

Make-Up Work



Week of March 27-31
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/5th: SOL Review and Refresher of TestNav 8

 

3rd/6th: SOL Review and Refresher of TestNav 8

 

 

Tuesday

1st/5th: MC Writing SOL

 

3rd/6th: MC Writing SOL

 

Discuss Writing Prompts in classes that meet

 

Wednesday

1st/5th: Discussion of troublesome writing prompts

 

3rd/6th: Discussion of troublesome writing prompts

 

Thursday

1st/5th: Short Paper Writing SOL

 

3rd/6th: Short Paper Writing SOL

 

Glue pages in Reading Notebook in classes that meet

 

Friday

1st/5th: Work in Reading Notebook for SOL Review and take practice tests as time allows

 

3rd/6th: Work in Reading Notebook for SOL Review and take practice tests as time allows

 



Week of March 13-17
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/5th: Glue irony handouts into Reading Notebook; discuss irony and complete practice sheet

 

3rd/6th: Test on Sentences, Fragments, and Run-Ons; glue SOL practice test into Writing Notebook

 

 

Tuesday

1st/5th: Complete irony practices in class

 

3rd/6th: Complete SOL practice test from Writing Notebook on scantron sheets

 

Wednesday

1st/5th: Test on types of irony; Glue Narrator’s Bias sheets into Reading Notebook

 

3rd/6th: Go over correct answers to SOL practice test; glue Literary Terms sheets into Reading Notebook

 

Thursday

1st/5th: Complete practice on Narrator’s Bias/Persuasion, etc.

 

3rd/6th: Go over TestNav 8; discuss literary terms

 

Friday

1st/5th: Finish discussing persuasion/logical fallacies

 

3rd/6th: Quiz on literary terms from Reading Notebook

 



Week of March 13-17
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading from Nextext Macbeth

Give out reading questions when finished with each act

Tuesday

Continue reading from Macbeth

Finish Act I and go over reading questions

Wednesday

Act I Quiz

Begin reading Act II

Thursday

Finish Act II and go over reading questions

Friday

Act II Quiz

Make-Up Work



Week of March 6-10
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Background Notes for Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth.

Tuesday

Background Notes for Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth.

Wednesday

Go over Background Notes

Thursday

Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth Notes Quiz

Friday

Macbeth Anticipation Guide—Students will answer and we’ll discuss in   class



Week of March 6-10
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/5th: Cause & Effect Practice, Glue   Characterization Pages in Reading Notebooks

 

3rd/6th:   Review Problem   Pronouns and Problem Verbs, Complete Test in class

 

Tuesday

1st/5th: Go over characterization and   characterization practice

 

3rd/6th:   Glue Sentence   Construction and Sentences, Fragments, and Run-Ons pages in Writing Notebook

 

Wednesday

1st/5th: Characterization Practice

 

3rd/6th: Practice Sentences, Fragments, and   Run-Ons

 

Thursday

1st/5th: Cause & Effect/Characterization   Test

 

3rd/6th: Sentences, Fragments, and Run-Ons   Test, Go over Sentence Construction

 

Friday

1st/5th: Glue Irony pages in notebook and go   over in class

 

3rd/6th: Work on Sentence Construction

 



February 27-March 3
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: English 11

All Classes: Make-up Work from 4th six weeks

1st/3rd/5th: Review Root Word Lesson 1 (Book 2) from last week and complete Ex. C/D—Quiz Tuesday

6th: Review RPS #19 from last week—Quiz Tuesday

 

Archetype and Author’s Purpose Test (1st, 5th)

1st/3rd/5th: Root Word Lesson 1 (Book 2) Quiz

6th: RPS #19 Quiz

3rd/6th: Work on Problem Verbs

 

1st/5th: Go over Cause and Effect

3rd/6th: Problem Verbs Worksheet

Newsela Article

 

1st/5th: Discuss Author’s Bias

3rd/6th: Go over Problem Pronouns and complete practice in notebook and worksheet on own

1st/5th: Newsela Article(s)

3rd/6th: Problem Pronouns and Problem Verbs Test Review

 

 



February 27-March 3
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Make-up Work from 4th six weeks

Tuesday

Reread Marlowe and Raleigh and go over reading questions in class

(Students were given reading questions last week)

Wednesday

Renaissance Poetry Test

Thursday

Background Notes for Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth.

Friday

Macbeth Anticipation Guide—Students will answer and we’ll discuss in class



February 20-24
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Renaissance Poetry Notes

Read Marlowe and do reading questions

Tuesday

Read Raleigh and do reading questions

Wednesday

Renaissance Poetry Test

Thursday

Background Notes for Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth.

Friday

Macbeth Anticipation Guide—Students will answer and we’ll discuss in class



February 20-24
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Author’s Purpose and Root Word Lesson 1 Book 2 (1st and 5th)

Work on Essay (3rd/6th)

Root Word Lesson 1 Book 2 (3rd)

 

Tuesday

Archetype and Author’s Purpose Test (1st, 5th)

Put Problem Verb and Problem Pronoun pages in notebook (3rd/6th)

Do Root Word Exercise A/B (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS #19 (6th)

Essays Due (3rd/6th)

 

Wednesday

Root Word Lesson C/D (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Glue new pages in Reading Notebook—(1st, 5th)

Problem Verb Practice (in notebook and handout) (3rd/6th)

RPS Article #19 (6th)

 

Thursday

Problem Pronoun Practice (in notebook and handout) (3rd/6th)

Work in Reading Notebooks (1st, 5th)

AOW for classes that have time

Friday

Newsela Article (1st/5th)

Root Word Lesson 1 Book 2 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS #19 Quiz (6th)

Review for Problem Verb and Problem Pronoun Test (3rd/6th)

 



February 13-17
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Archetypes (1st and 5th)

Review Pronoun Usage (Go over handout) (3rd/6th)

Pronoun Test (3rd/6th)

Remind students about essay due on Friday

Tuesday

Author’s Purpose and Author’s Purpose Sort (1st, 5th)

Put Problem Verb and Problem Pronoun pages in notebook (3rd/6th)

Work on essay (3rd/6th)

Wednesday

Author’s Purpose Practice Page (1st, 5th)

Problem Verb Practice (in notebook and handout) (3rd/6th)

Work on essay(3rd/6th)

Thursday

Archetype/Author’s Purpose Quiz (1st, 5th)

Problem Pronoun Practice (in notebook and handout) (3rd/6th)

Work on essay (3rd/6th)

Friday

Newsela Article (1st/5th)

Work on essay (3rd/5th)—Due today

Review for Problem Verb and Problem Pronoun Test (3rd/6th)

 



February 13-17
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Unit 2 Literary Terms Quiz

Tuesday

Renaissance Poetry Notes

Read Marlowe and do reading questions

Wednesday

Read Raleigh and do reading questions

Thursday

Renaissance Poetry Test

Friday

Background Notes for Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare, and Macbeth.



February 6-10
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Go over Background Notes on the Renaissance

Tuesday

Background Notes on the Renaissance Open Notes Quiz

Work on Unit 2 Literary Terms when finished

Wednesday

Finish Literary Terms and turn in for grade

Thursday

Literary Terms Quiz

Friday

Renaissance Poetry: Marlowe and Raleigh



February 6-10
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 20 (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS #16

Pronoun Usage (3rd and 6th)

Archetypes (1st and 5th)

Tuesday

RW Lesson 20 Ex. A/B (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Pronoun Usage (3rd, 6th)

Author’s Purpose (1st, 5th)

Wednesday

RW Lesson 20 Ex. C/D (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Article 16 (6th)

Pronoun Practice (3rd, 6th)

Author’s Purpose Sort (1st, 5th)

Thursday

Newsela Article (all)

Pronoun Review (3rd, 6th)

Archetype/Author’s Purpose Quiz (1st, 5th)

Friday

Root Word Lesson 20 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS #16 Quiz (6th)

Pronoun Usage Test (3rd, 6th)

 



January 30-February 3
Due Date: 1/30/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Benchmark Testing (all)

3rd and 6th periods: Finish Emerson essay

Tuesday

1st and 5th periods: Literary Terms Quiz

3rd and 6th periods: Subject/Verb Agreement Review and Test

Wednesday

1st and 5th periods: Archetypes

3rd and 6th periods: Pronoun Usage

Thursday

1st and 5th periods: Author’s Purpose

3rd and 6th periods: Pronoun Usage

Friday

1st and 5th periods: Author’s Purpose

3rd and 6th periods: Pronoun Usage



January 30-February 3
Due Date: 1/30/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Background Notes on the Renaissance

Tuesday

Background Notes on the Renaissance

Wednesday

Go over background notes in class

Thursday

Background Notes to the Renaissance Quiz

Friday

Renaissance Poetry: Marlowe and Raleigh



January 23-27
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Selection Test on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Begin video of  First Knight

Tuesday

Continue watching First Knight

Wednesday

Finish watching First Knight

Thursday

Background Notes to the Renaissance

Friday

Finish working on background notes and turn in when completed



January 23-27
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 19 (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Lesson 16 (6th)

SOL Review—Literary Terms (1st, 5th)

Subject/Verb Agreement (3rd, 6th)

Tuesday

Root Word Exercise A/B (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Work on Emerson Essay (3rd, 6th)

Wednesday

Root Word Exercise C/D (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Subject/Verb Agreement Exercises (3rd, 6th)

RPS Article 15 (6th)—homework if needed

Work on Emerson Essay (3rd, 6th)

Thursday

Subject/Verb Agreement Exercises (3rd, 6th)

Work on Emerson Essay (3rd, 6th)

Newsela Article (1st, 5th)

Friday

Root Word Lesson 19 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Lesson 16 Quiz (6th)

Subject/Verb Agreement Test (3rd, 6th)

Emerson Essay Due Monday, January 30



January 16-20
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 18 (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Lesson 15 (6th)

SOL Review (1st, 5th)

Finish Essay (3rd, 6th)

Tuesday

Root Word Exercise A/B (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Verb Tenses in Interactive Notebooks

Wednesday

Root Word Exercise C/D (1st, 3rd, 5th)

Verb Tenses in Interactive Notebooks

RPS Article 15 (6th)

Thursday

Verb Tenses Test (Open Notebook)

Newsela Article

Friday

Root Word Lesson 18 Quiz

RPS Lesson 15 Quiz

AOW



January 16-20
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

Background Information on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Begin reading in class

Tuesday

Continue reading from Sir Gawain

Wednesday

Continue reading from Sir Gawain

Thursday

Finish reading from Sir Gawain

Go over reading questions in class

Friday

Selection Test on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight



Week of Jan. 9-13
Due Date: 1/10/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

No School—Snow Day 2

Tuesday

2 Hour Delay

Continue reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Wednesday

Finish reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”   and go over reading questions together in class

Thursday

“The Wife of Bath’s Tale” Test

Friday

Background Information and begin reading   from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight



Week of Jan. 9-13
Due Date: 1/10/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

No   School—Snow Day 2

 

Tuesday

2 Hour   Delay

*Registration   Assembly

Finish   up Apostrophes and Quotation Marks in (3rd, 5th, and 6th)

Wednesday

Finish   Apostrophes and Quotation Marks in 1st

SOL   Writing Review

3rd   period work on essay in Pearson

Thursday

SOL   Writing Review

3rd   period work on essay in Pearson

Friday

SOL   Writing Review

3rd   period work on essay in Pearson



January 4-6, 2017
Due Date: 1/4/2017
Subject: English 11

Monday

No   School

 

Tuesday

Staff   Development—No School for Students

Wednesday

Go over   Writing SOL pages 20 and 21: How to Use Apostrophes and Dashes and Practice   with Apostrophes and Dashes

Distribute   handout for additional practice to be completed as homework if needed

Thursday

Go over   Writing SOL pages 22 and 23: Rules for Using Quotation Marks and Practice   Using Quotation Marks

 

Distribute   handout for additional practice to be completed as homework if needed

Friday

Discuss   Writing SOL page 24 “Designer” Punctuation

 

Complete   Open Notes Quiz on Apostrophes and Quotation Marks



January 4-6, 2017
Due Date: 1/4/2017
Subject: English 12

Monday

No School

Tuesday

Staff Development—No School for Students

Wednesday

Begin reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Thursday

Continue reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Friday

Finish reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”   and go over reading questions together in class



Week of December 19
Due Date: 12/19/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st period: exam review for 3rd and 5th

3rd period: exam

5th period: exam

6th period: will not meet

 

Tuesday

1st: exam review for 4th

3rd: will not meet

5th: make-up exams

6th: make-up exams

Wednesday

 

Thursday

 

Friday

 



Week of December 12-16
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/5th: Go over rules for Apostrophes and Dashes and do practice sheet in Writing Notebook

3rd/6th: Finish writing Essay 4

 

Tuesday

1st/5th: Go over rules for Quotation Marks and do practice sheet in Writing Notebook

3rd/6th: Put Apostrophe and Quotation Marks practice sheets in Writing Notebook

Wednesday

Exam Review

1st/5th: Test on apostrophes and quotation marks

Thursday

1st period: exam

3rd period: will not meet

5th period: exam review

6th period: will not meet

 

Friday

1st period: exam review for 2nd and 6th

3rd: will not meet

5th: exam review for 6th

6th: exam



Week of December 12-16
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Work on Exam Review

Tuesday

Go over exam review in class

Wednesday

Continue going over exam review

Thursday

Exam

Friday

Will not meet



Week of December 5-9
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Go over requirements for Shield Project

 

Make-up: Prologue Test (from Friday)

Tuesday

Begin reading “The Pardoner’s Tale”

Wednesday

Continue reading “The Pardoner’s Tale”

 

Answer reading questions in class

Thursday

Selection Test on “The Pardoner’s Tale”

Friday

Begin Exam Review



Week of December 5-9
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/3rd/5th: Root Word Lesson 17

6th: RPS Lesson 14

 

Finish going over/practicing semicolons and colons

Tuesday

1st/3rd/5th: Root Word Lesson 17 Ex. A/B and C/D

 

All: Semicolon/Colon Test

Wednesday

6th: RPS Wednesday Reading (homework if needed)

 

All: Go over Test Nav 8

Give topic for essay and have students prewrite at home

Thursday

Work on Essay 4 on TestNav

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 17 Quiz

RPS Lesson 14 Quiz

Work on Essay 4 on TestNav



Week of November 28
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

1st/3rd/5th:Root Word Lesson 16

 

3rd and 6th: Finish Essay 3, if needed

 

6th: RPS Lesson 13

Tuesday

Finish reviewing/practicing with commas

 

1st/3rd/5th: Root Word Lesson 16 Ex. A/B

Wednesday

Comma Quiz

 

1st/3rd/5th: Root Word Lesson 16 Ex. C/D

 

6th: RPS Wednesday Reading

Thursday

Review for Root Word/ RPS Quiz

 

Go over semicolon rules and practice using semicolons

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 16 Quiz

RPS Lesson 13 Quiz

Go over colon rules and practice using colons



Week of November 28
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Tuesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Wednesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Thursday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Friday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed



Week of November 28
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Tuesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Wednesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Thursday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Friday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed



Week of November 14
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Tuesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Wednesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Thursday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Friday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed



Week of November 14
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 12 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 12 (6)

Finish Comma Practice in Notebooks

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Root Word Lesson 12 Exercise A/B

Comma Practice on own

 

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Wednesday

Exercise C/D from Root Word Lesson 12 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 12 Wednesday Reading (6)

Additional Comma Practice or Quiz, if ready

Prewrite for Essay #3

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Work on Essay #3 in Pearson Writing

 

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Friday

Root Word Lesson 12 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 12 (6)

Work on Essay #3 in Pearson Writing



Week of November 7
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

(Substitute)

Root Word Lesson 11 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 101 (6)

Newsela Article on Cubs Winning the World Series

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Election Day—No School

 

Wednesday

Lesson A/B and C/D from Root Word Lesson 11 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 11 Wednesday Reading (6)

Work on comma pages in Interactive Writing Notebooks

 

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Work on punctuation pages in Interactive Writing Notebooks or take comma quiz, if ready

 

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 11 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 11 (6)

Article of the Week (all)



Week of November 7
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

(Substitute)

Pick a character from The Prologue that we are not reading together in class and complete the handout given.  Turn in when finished or on Wednesday, if not finished in class.

Tuesday

Election Day—No School

Wednesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Thursday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Friday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed



Week of October 31
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading from “The Prologue”

Students will be given reading questions and a list of quizzes

 

*Answer reading questions after each character and take assigned quizzes as needed

Tuesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

Wednesday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

Thursday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

Friday

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 



Week of October 31
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 10 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 10 (6)

Give out SOL Writing Prompts list

Glue pages in Interactive Writing Notebook

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 10 (1, 3, 5)—Turn in when finished

Work on punctuation pages in Interactive Writing Notebook

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 10 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 10 Wednesday Reading (6)

Work on punctuation pages in Interactive Writing Notebooks

 

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Newsela Article (all)

Work on punctuation pages in Interactive Writing Notebooks

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 10 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 10 (6)

Article of the Week (all)



Week of October 24-28
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 9 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 9 (6)

Give out SOL Writing Prompts list

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 9 (1, 3, 5)—Turn in when finished

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

**Students will be in auditorium due to SOL Writing Workshop

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 9 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 9 Wednesday Reading (6)

Work in Interactive Writing Notebooks

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Newsela Article (all)

Work in Interactive Writing Notebooks

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 9 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 9 (6)

Article of the Week (all)



Week of October 24-28
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Work on Chaucer Background Notes

Tuesday

Students will be in auditorium due to SOL Writing Academy

They will be given an Article of the Week to read and respond to

Wednesday

Finish Chaucer Background Notes (if needed)

Go over and discuss notes in class

 

Thursday

Chaucer Notes Quiz

 

Friday

Pep Rally



Week of October 17-21
Due Date: 10/16/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Bonus Work: Alliteration, Kennings, and Caesura

Medieval Literary Terms—go over in class

Medieval Ballad Notes—go over in class

Tuesday

“Lord Randall” page 206

“Get Up and Bar the Door” page 207

“Barbara Allan” page 209

 

Wednesday

Continue reading the above ballads and working on reading questions in class

 

Thursday

Contemporary Ballad Worksheet

Print lyrics and fill out worksheet on chosen ballad

 

Friday

Medieval Ballads Test



Week of October 17-21
Due Date: 10/16/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 8 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 8 (6)

AOW (1, 5)

Prewrite/Work on rough draft (3, 6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 8 (1, 3, 5)

Capitalization Practice (1, 5)

Work on Rough Draft (3, 6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 8 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 8 Wednesday Reading (6)—May be assigned as homework

Capitalization Quiz (1, 5)

Work on Rough Draft/Final Draft (3, 6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Newsela Article (all)—May be assigned as homework for some classes

Capitalization Practice (3, 6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 8 Quiz (1st, 3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 8 (6)

Capitalization Quiz (3rd, 6th)

Final Draft Due (3rd, 6th)



Week of October 10-14
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 7 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 7 (6)

Capitalization Rules and What Not to Capitalize Pages (put in interactive notebooks and go over if time allows)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 7 (1, 3, 5)

Newsela Article—Read and answer quiz in class

Prewrite for essay topic in writing notebooks

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 7 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 7 Wednesday Reading (6)

Capitalization Practice in interactive notebook

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Thursday

Reminder of root word quiz tomorrow

Capitalization Practice

Newsela Article (if time)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

 

Friday

Root Word Lesson 7 Quiz (3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 7 (6)

Article of the Week #6 (all)



Week of October 10-14
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Beowulf Open Notes/Book Test

Alliteration, Kenning, and Caesura Practice

Tuesday

Beowulf Video

Wednesday

Bonus Work: Alliteration and Kennings

Continue Beowulf Video

 

Thursday

Finish Beowulf Video

 

Friday

Background Notes on Medieval Ballads



Week of October 3-7
Due Date: 10/2/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading on page 56, line 596

Answer questions 45-63

Tuesday

Beowulf Quiz 2

Read “The Last Battle” page 56

Wednesday

Answer questions 64-76

Read “The Spoils” on page 61 and “The Farewell” on page 63

 

Thursday

Answer questions 77-83

Complete kenning, alliteration, and caesura handout

 

Friday

Beowulf Quiz 3

Selection Test Review (Test will be given on Monday)



Week of October 3-7
Due Date: 10/2/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 6 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 6 (6)

Finish 8 Parts of Speech in Writing Notebooks

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 4 (1, 3, 5)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Parts of Speech Test

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 6 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 6 Wednesday Reading (6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Capitalization Rules

 

Thursday

1st period: Root Word Lesson 6 Quiz (assembly Friday)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Newsela Article

Friday

Root Word Lesson 6Quiz (3rd, 5th)

RPS Quiz 4 (6)

Article of the Week (all)



Week of September 26
Due Date: 9/26/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Root Word Lesson 5 Word List (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 5 (6)

Newsela Article and Quiz

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Tuesday

Lesson A/B from Root Word Lesson 4 (1, 3, 5)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Detailed instruction on nouns and pronouns (all)

Wednesday

Lesson C/D from Root Word Lesson 4 (1, 3, 5)

RPS Lesson 4 Wednesday Reading (6)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Detailed instruction on verbs

 

Thursday

Review for Friday’s quizzes (all)

*Phones may be used for vocabulary

Detailed instruction on adjectives and adverbs (all)

Friday

Root Word Lesson 4 Quiz (1, 3, 5)

RPS Quiz 4 (6)

Article of the Week (all)



Week of September 26
Due Date: 9/26/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Begin reading Beowulf and distribute reading questions

Tuesday

Continue reading Beowulf and working on reading questions in class

 

**There will be quizzes following each section of Beowulf

Wednesday

Continue reading Beowulf and working on reading questions in class

 

Thursday

Continue reading Beowulf and working on reading questions in class

 

Friday

Work on kennings, alliteration, and caesura handout

Review for Selection Test on Beowulf, if ready



Week of September 5
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Labor Day—No School

 

Tuesday

Go over Unit 1 notes in class

Wednesday

Open-Notes Quiz on Unit 1 Notes

Distribute background notes and reading questions from “The   Wanderer,” “The Seafarer,” and “The Wife’s Lament.”

Thursday

Senior Retakes

Begin reading “The Wanderer”

Friday

Finish reading “The Wanderer” and go over reading questions in   class.



Week of September 5
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Labor Day—No School

Tuesday

Teacher-Generated Pre-Test for grade.

*Some students need to finish the AOW 2 from Friday.

Wednesday

Make sure all students (and 1st period) have the   prewriting, outlining, and sample essay pages in their writing notebooks.

Begin working on Essay 1

Thursday

Picture Day

Continue working on Essay 1

Friday

Continue working on Essay 1

Turn in Essay 1, if finished.   If not, finish for homework.



Week of August 29
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Copy Root Word Lesson 2 into Reading Notebook (take picture of word   list to have to study)

Give out Exercises A-D

Complete C/D together and have students complete A/B on their own and turn in when finished                                                                                                            

Tuesday

Complete SGA 1 on Interactive Achievement

Work on MUG Shot Week 2, if time allows

(3rd period needs Week 1 also)

Wednesday

Work on MUG Shot Week 2

Insert Writing Rubric in Writing Notebook and number pages if not   already done

Insert Sample Persuasive Essay in Writing Notebook and mark examples

Thursday

Review for Root Word Lesson 2

Begin working on Persuasive Writing Topic 1 essay

Friday

Root Word Lesson 2 Quiz

Read Article of the Week (AOW) 2 and write response; turn in when   completed

Continue working on Topic 1 essay



Advanced English 11 Week of August 29
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday

Copy RPS 2 into Reading Notebook (take picture of word list to have   to study)

Define roots, prefixes, suffixes, and words as needed

Insert Writing Rubric in Writing Notebook and number pages if not already done

Tuesday

Complete SGA 1 on Interactive Achievement

Give out MUG Shots Week 2 (due Thursday)

Lockdown   Drill/Fire Drill

 

Wednesday

Insert Sample Persuasive Essay in Writing Notebook and mark examples

Read Wednesday RPS article and complete attached exercises (due   Friday after quiz)

Thursday

Review for RPS Quiz 2

Turn in MUG Shots Week 2

Begin working on Persuasive Writing Topic 1 essay

Friday

RPS 2 Quiz

Read Article of the Week (AOW) 2 and write response; turn in when   completed

Continue working on Topic 1 essay



English 12 Week of August 29
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday

Finish History and Development Notes

Look at website about dialects

Talk about accents

 

Tuesday

Open Notes Test on History and Development Notes

Bonus Questions from American English vs British English handouts   (from Friday)

Wednesday

Begin working on Unit 1 Background Notes (due at beginning of class   Thursday)

Thursday

Go over Unit 1 Background Notes together in class

Friday

Quiz on Unit 1 Background Notes



Week of May 9
Due Date: 5/9/2016
Subject: English 12

seventh period

 

 

 

 

Begin reading Macbeth

Continue reading

Continue reading

Continue reading

Continue reading



Week of May 9
Due Date: 5/9/2016
Subject: English 11

NAME:

C. Hart

MONTH:

May

YEAR:

2016

 

                      
   

Mon:

   
    

9

    

 

                      
   

Tues:

   
    

10

    

 

                      
   

Wed:

   
    

11

    

 

                      
   

Thur:

   
    

12

    

 

                      
   

Fri:

   
    

13

    

 

 

first period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 20 Ex. A/B and C/D

Lesson 20 Root Word Review

Root Word Lesson 20 Quiz

English 11 Literary Terms Quiz

Paired Passage Practice 3

Cram.Com English 11 Review

Paired Passage Practice 1

English 11 Literary Terms Review

Paired Passage Practice 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

third period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 20

Ex. A/B and C/D

English 11 Literary Terms Review

Root Word Lesson 20 Quiz

English 11 Literary Terms Quiz

Paired Passage Practice 3

Go over 2014 EOC SOL Test

Paired Passage Practice 1

Go over EOC Reading Practice Items online

Paired Passage Practice 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fifth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 19

Ex. A/B and C/D

English 11 Literary Terms Review

Root Word Lesson 20 Quiz

English 11 Literary Terms Quiz

Paired Passage Practice 3

Go over EOC Reading Practice Items online

Paired Passage Practice 1

Paired Passage Practice 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sixth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 19 Ex. A/B and C/D

English 11 Literary Terms Review

Root Word Lesson 20 Quiz

English 11 Literary Terms Quiz

Paired Passage Practice 3

Go over 2014 EOC SOL Test

Paired Passage Practice 1

Go over EOC Reading Practice Items online

Paired Passage Practice 2

 



Week of April 18
Due Date: 4/18/2016
Subject: English 11
          
   

Mon:

   
    

18

    

 

                      
   

Tues:

   
    

19

    

 

                      
   

Wed:

   
    

20

    

 

                      
   

Thur:

   
    

21

    

 

                      
   

Fri:

   
    

22

    

 

 

first period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 18

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz--Kahoot

Root Word Lesson 18 Quiz

EOC Reading Test 2010

EOC Reading Test 2010

Go over answers from 2010 EOC Test and discuss in class

SOL Review based on needs shown   from test results

SOL Review based on needs shown from test results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

third period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 18

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 18 Quiz

EOC Reading Test 2010

EOC Reading Test 2010

Go over answers from 2010 EOC Test and discuss in class

SOL Review based on needs shown   from test results

SOL Review based on needs shown from test results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fifth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 18

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 18 Quiz

Ch. 5 and Ch. 6   Reading Ques Due

Gatsby Quiz on Ch. 5 and Ch. 6

Finish EOC Reading Test 2010, if needed

Research for Gatsby Research   Project

SOL Review based on needs shown from test results

EOC Reading Test 2010

EOC Reading Test 2010

Go over answers from 2010 EOC Test and discuss in class

Ch. 7 Due with Reading Questions

Chapter 8 Due with   Reading Questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sixth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 18

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz--Kahoot

Senior Follies—6th and 7th periods

EOC Reading Test 2010

EOC Reading Test 2010

Go over answers from 2010 EOC Test and discuss in class

Root Word Quiz Lesson 18 (since we will not be in class Fri.)

 



Week of April 18
Due Date: 4/18/2016
Subject: English 12

seventh period

 

 

 

 

Go over Renaissance Literary Terms

Quiz on Renaissance Literary   Terms

Background Notes on Renaissance Drama and Macbeth

Continue working on background   notes

Senior Follies 6th and 7th periods



Week of April 11
Due Date: 4/11/2016
Subject: English 12

seventh period

 

 

 

 

Begin reading Renaissance Poetry—Marlowe and Raleigh

Continue working on Marlowe and   Raleigh

Selection Test on the poetry of Marlowe and Raleigh

Go over Literary Terms

Quiz on Renaissance Literary Terms



Week of April 11
Due Date: 4/11/2016
Subject: English 11

Root Word Lesson 17

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 17 Quiz

Irving and Franklin Main Idea worksheet

Main Idea Worksheet (1-7)

Main Idea 2 Worksheet (1-6)

Main Idea Quiz: Main Idea 3 and 4   Multiple Choice

Make-up Work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

third period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 17

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 17 Quiz

Finish reading “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Selection Test on “Devil and Tom   Walker”

Background Notes on Nathaniel Hawthorne

Finish reading “The Minister’s   Black Veil”

Selection Test on “The Minister’s Black Veil”

Complete reading questions

 

Begin reading “The Minister’s Black Veil”

Complete reading questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fifth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 17

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 17 Quiz

Chapter 3 Due

Work on research

Chapter 4 Due

Quiz on Chapters 3 and 4

Chapter 5 Due

Go over reading questions

 

Go over reading questions

Research

 

Research

 

Research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sixth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 17

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 17 Quiz

Main Idea Worksheet (1-7)

Main Idea 2 Worksheet (1-6)

Finding the Main Idea of Paragraphs 2 (1-10)

Main Idea Quiz: Main Idea 3 and 4   Multiple Choice

Make-up Work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week of April 4
Due Date: 4/2/2016
Subject: English 11

Weekly Assignments

NAME:

C. Hart

MONTH:

April

YEAR:

2016

 

                      
   

Mon:

   
    

4

    

 

                      
   

Tues:

   
    

5

    

 

                      
   

Wed:

   
    

6

    

 

                      
   

Thur:

   
    

7

    

 

                      
   

Fri:

   
    

8

    

 

 

first period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 16

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 16 Quiz

Go over text structure practice

Pyramids in Egypt and the   Americas text structure

Nonfiction Text Structure Overview

Ques. 1-20

Continue working on Text   Structure Overview Ques. 1-20

 

Give handout on text structure words

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

third period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 16

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 16 Quiz

Finish working on Unit 2 background notes

Open Notes Quiz on background   notes

Introduce Washington Irving

Continue reading

Finish up Irving and “Tom Walker”

 

 

Begin reading “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Work on reading questions, if   time

Review for Selection Test on Monday

 

 

 

 

Main Idea handout on “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

 

 

 

 

 

 

fifth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 16

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 16 Quiz

Chapter 1 Due (with reading questions)

Work on research

Chapter 2 Due

Quiz on Chapters 1 and 2

Work on research

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sixth period

 

 

 

 

Root Word Lesson 16

Root Word Ex A/B

Root Word Ex C/D

Review for Root Word Quiz

Root Word Lesson 16 Quiz

Give handout on text structure words

Nonfiction Text Structure   Overview

Ques. 1-20

Nonfiction Text Structure Overview

Ques. 1-20

Text Structure Quiz

 

Text Structure Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week of April 4
Due Date: 4/2/2016
Subject: English 12

seventh period

 

 

 

 

Go over Unit 2 literary terms and background notes

Open Notes Quiz on background   notes

Quiz on Literary Terms

Continue working on Marlowe and   Raleigh

Selection Test on the poetry of Marlowe and Raleigh

 

 

Begin reading Renaissance Poetry—Marlowe and Raleigh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Week of March 28
Due Date: 3/29/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Easter Break—No   School

 

Tuesday:

Unit 2 Literary   Terms List

 

Wednesday:

Unit 2   Background Notes

 

Thursday:

Unit 2   Background Notes

 

Friday:

Go over literary   terms and background notes

 



Week of March 28
Due Date: 3/29/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Easter Break—No   School

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Lesson   15—Review list and complete exercises in class

Begin going over   2009 EOC Reading Test

 

Wednesday:

Continue going   over 2009 EOC Reading Test

 

Thursday:

Review for Root   Word Lesson 15 Quiz

Continue going   over 2009 EOC Reading Test

 

Friday:

Root Word Lesson   15 Quiz

Finish going   over 2009 EOC Reading Test

 



Week of March 21
Due Date: 3/21/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Students will   work on the Spring 2009 EOC Reading Test

 

Tuesday:

Finish working   on EOC Reading Test

 

Wednesday:

Go over and   discuss EOC Reading Test

 

Thursday:

Easter Break—No   School

 

Friday:

Easter Break—No   School

 



Week of March 21
Due Date: 3/21/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

FCCLA Volleyball   Game

 

Tuesday:

Read and discuss   “Lord Randall” and “Get Up and Bar the Door”

 

Wednesday:

Ballad Test

 

Thursday:

Easter Break—No   School

 

Friday:

Easter Break—No   School

 



Week of March 14-18
Due Date: 3/14/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Finish Modern   Ballad Worksheet (if needed)

Begin watching First Knight

Tuesday:

Continue   watching First Knight

 

 

Wednesday:

Continue   watching First Knight

 

Thursday:

Finish watching First Knight

 

Friday:

Read Lord   Randall and Get Up and Bar the Door

 

 



Week of March 14-18
Due Date: 3/14/2016
Subject: English 11

SOL preparation and review throughout the week



Week of March 7-11
Due Date: 3/7/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Look at online   practice items and tools

(Practice audio   with read-aloud students)

 

Tuesday:

Practice using   it’s/its and two, to, and too

Comma   Practice—Exercise 4 and 2

 

Wednesday:

Proofreading   Quizzes—1-18

 

Thursday:

Review questions   from 501 Grammar and Writing Questions and begin going over these, if time

 

Friday:

Finish going   over 501 Grammar and Writing Questions

Discuss Released   Writing Prompts in class

 



Week of March 7-11
Due Date: 3/7/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Sir Gawain   reading questions

Tuesday:

Go over reading   questions and review for Selection Test

 

 

Wednesday:

Sir Gawain   Selection Test

 

Thursday:

Background Notes   from Unit 2

 

Friday:

Continue working   on background notes from Unit 2

 

 



Week of February 8
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Introduce and   begin reading Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

 

Tuesday:

Finish reading Sir   Gawain and the Green Knight

Go over reading   questions

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test   on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

 

Thursday:

Background Notes   to Unit 2

 

Friday:

Continue working   on background notes to Unit 2 and go over, if time

 



Week of February 8
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Lesson   13—Give out word list and exercises

Begin writing   essay prompt 1 on essay scorer

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Lesson   13 Exercise A/B

Continue working   on essay 1

 

Wednesday:

Root Word Lesson   13 Exercise C/D

Finish essay 1,   if needed

 

Thursday:

Interactive   Achievement Writing SOL Diagnostic

Friday:

Begin working on   assigned essay using Essay Scorer

 



Week of February 1
Due Date: 2/1/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Review for and complete Root Word Lesson 12 Quiz

Work on reading comprehension (main idea) from workbooks.

5th period: In addition, complete Ethan Frome Quiz 3 and go over reading questions from Chapter 9-Epilogue

 

Tuesday:

Distribute copies of released SOL Writing Prompts

Distribute copies of Writing a Persuasive Essay

Copies of Persuasive Essay on Cell Phones to color code (if time allows)

5th period: In addition, Ethan Frome Quiz 4

Wednesday:

Practice SOL Writing Test

 

Thursday:

Finish discussing Persuasive Essay on Cell Phones

Sample Essay I wrote

5th period: Ethan Frome Unit Test

Friday:

Begin working on assigned essay using Essay Scorer

 



Week of February 1
Due Date: 2/1/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Assignments from Upfront Magazine

 

Tuesday:

Finish reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Go over reading questions

 

Wednesday:

Reading Quiz on “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Review for Selection Test on “Pardoner’s Tale” and “Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Thursday:

Selection Test

 

Friday:

Introduce and begin reading from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

 



Week of January 25
Due Date: 1/25/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

No School—Snow   Day 6

 

Tuesday:

Begin reading   “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Wednesday:

Continue reading   “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Thursday:

Go over reading   questions from “The Wife of Bath”

 

Friday:

Quiz on “The   Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 



Week of January 25
Due Date: 1/25/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

No School—Snow   Day 6

 

Tuesday:

1st   period: Review for and take Root Word Lesson 11 Quiz

Root Word Lesson   12

Distribute   copies of released SOL Writing Prompts

 

Wednesday:

Root Word 12,   Exercises A/B and C/D

Distribute   copies of Writing a Persuasive Essay

 

Thursday:

Root Word Review   Lesson 12

Copies of   Persuasive Essay on Cell Phones to color code

Sample Essay I   wrote

 

Friday:

Root Word Lesson   12 Quiz

Begin working on   assigned essay using Essay Scorer

 



Week of Jan. 11
Due Date: 1/11/2016
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Words   Lesson 11—words and definitions

Introduce The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah   Equiano and begin reading.

5th   period—Quiz 1 Ethan Frome

 

Tuesday:

Root Words,   Lesson A/B

Continue   reading/discussing Equiano

 

Wednesday:

Root Words,   Lesson C/D

Equiano reading   questions, review

5th   period—Discuss Chapters 3-4 Ethan Frome

Thursday:

Selection Test   on The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah   Equiano

Root Words   Review--kahoot

5th   period—Quiz 2 Ethan Frome

Friday:

Root Word Lesson   11 Quiz

Make-up Work

 



Week of Jan. 11
Due Date: 1/11/2016
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Quiz on “The   Pardoner’s Tale”

Students may use   the rest of class to work on their Shield Project

Tuesday:

Begin reading   “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Wednesday:

Continue reading   “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Thursday:

Go over reading   questions from “The Wife of Bath”

Students may use   any additional time to work on their Shield Project

 

Friday:

Shield Projects   Due

Quiz on “The   Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 



Week of December 14
Due Date: 12/14/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Review for   semester exam

Tuesday:

1st   and 7th period exams

 

Wednesday:

Class will not   meet due to exams

 

Thursday:

Class will not   meet due to exams

 

Friday:

Class will not   meet due to early release

 



Week of December 14
Due Date: 12/14/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Review for first   semester exams—Kahoot, ipad, iphones,etc.

 

Tuesday:

1st   and 7th period exams

Other classes   will continue review

 

Wednesday:

2nd   and 6th period exams

Other classes   will continue review

 

Thursday:

3rd   and 5th period exams

 

 

Friday:

4th   period exam

 



Week of December 7
Due Date: 12/7/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Introduce Ben Franklin and discuss his achievements

Read from Franklin’s “The Autobiography”

Read from Poor Richard’s Almanack

 

Tuesday:

Finish Ben Franklin and review for Selection Test

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test on Benjamin Franklin

 

Thursday:

Jan Taylor will be talking with students about the FAFSA

 

Friday:

Exam Review

 



Week of December 7
Due Date: 12/7/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Quiz 3 from The Prologue

Tuesday:

Selection Test on The Prologue

 

Wednesday:

Assign Shield Project

 

Thursday:

Work on Exam Review

 

Friday:

Work on Exam Review

 



Week of November 30-December 4
Due Date: 11/30/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Oxford Cleric   from Prologue

Read selected   articles and write responses in class

Tuesday:

Wife of Bath,   Parson, and Pardoner from Prologue

Go over reading   questions

 

Wednesday:

End of Prologue

Go over reading   questions in Reader’s Notebook

 

Thursday:

Prologue Quiz 3   (Oxford Cleric, Wife of Bath, Parson, Pardoner, and Conclusion)

 

Friday:

Read “The   Pardoner’s Tale” in class

 



Week of November 30-December 4
Due Date: 11/30/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Comma SLIDE   foldable

 

Tuesday:

Read Benjamin Franklin’s   “Speech in the Convention”

Discuss   persuasive techniques

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test   on Patrick Henry and Benjamin Franklin (open notes)

 

Thursday:

SOL Writing   Practice Test

 

Friday:

Comma practice

Thomas Jefferson’s   The Declaration of Independence

 



Week of November 16-20
Due Date: 11/16/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Review   of Lessons 1-10

Introduce   rhetorical devices complete practice in class

Finish foldable   on Clauses

3rd   period: Lesson 10 Root Word Quiz

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Practice   for Review of Lessons 1-10

Introduce   Patrick Henry and begin reading from “Speech to the Virginia Convention”

 

Wednesday:

Review of   Conjunctions

Finish   reading/discussing Patrick Henry’s speech

Work on reading   questions in class

 

Thursday:

Root Word Review   of Lessons 1-10 (ipad/iphones)

Conjunction Test   (open notes)

 

Friday:

Root Word Review   of Lessons 1-10 Test

Comma Foldable

 



Week of November 16-20
Due Date: 11/16/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Prologue Quiz 1   (Introduction-Nun)

Read The Monk   and go over reading questions

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading   with The Friar and The Merchant

Go over reading questions  

 

Wednesday:

Prologue Quiz 2   (Monk-Merchant)

Read The Oxford   Cleric and go over reading questions

 

Thursday:

Read The Wife of   Bath and The Parson, and The Pardoner (from textbook)

Go over reading   questions

 

Friday:

Read The   Conclusion (Reader’s Notebook) and go over reading questions

Quiz 3 Monday   (Oxford Cleric, Wife of Bath, Parson, Pardoner, and Conclusion)

 



Week of November 9-13
Due Date: 11/9/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Go over Chaucer   Background Notes

Complete Open Notes Quiz in class

 

Tuesday:

Begin reading   from The Prologue (in Reader’s Notebook—page 26)

**Reading Quizzes   following the Yeoman, the Friar, the conclusion

Wednesday:

Continue reading   from The Prologue

Thursday:

Continue reading   from The Prologue

 

Friday:

Continue reading   from The Prologue

 



Week of November 9-13
Due Date: 11/9/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Lesson   10

1st/6th:   Finish “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

3rd/5th:   Finish “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” and complete handout on   figurative language

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Lesson   10 Practice A/B

Open Book Test   on Edwards

 

Wednesday:

Root Word Lesson   10 Practice C/D

Conjunction   Foldable

 

Thursday:

Root Word Lesson   10 Review (ipad/iphones)

Using   Conjunctions to Join Sentences Foldable

 

Friday:

Root Word Lesson   10 Quiz

Finish working   on foldable, if needed

Sentence   Practice

 



Week of Oct. 26
Due Date: 10/26/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Lesson   8

Test on   Recognizing Subjects and Predicates

1st   and 6th: Read Anne Bradstreet “To My Dear and Loving Husband”

Go over Reader’s   Notebooks and reading questions

3rd   and 5th: Finish reading questions to Anne Bradstreet and read   Edward Taylor’s “Huswifery”

 

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Lesson   8, Practice A/B and C/D (turn in)

1st   and 6th: Open Book/Notes Test on Anne Bradstreet

3rd   and 5th: Open Book/Notes Test on Bradstreet and Taylor

 

Wednesday:

Root Word Lesson   8 Review (Kahoot with Ipads/Smartphones)

Read Jonathan   Edwards “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” from Reader’s Notebooks

 

Thursday:

Root Word Lesson   8 Quiz

Finish reading/discussing   “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

 

Friday:

Monster Bash   will be held 2nd and 3rd periods

Test on Edwards

 



Week of Oct. 26
Due Date: 10/26/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Review Part 3 of   Beowulf

Complete Quiz 3   in class

Work on   Alliteration, Kenning, and Caesura practice sheet

Unit 1 Literary   Terms

 

Tuesday:

Beowulf Unit   Test

 

Wednesday:

Video of Beowulf

Thursday:

Video of Beowulf

 

Friday:

Early   Dismissal—No 7th period

 



Week of Oct. 12
Due Date: 10/12/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Read “The Coming   of Beowulf” and complete reading questions in class

 

Tuesday:

Quiz 1: “The   Wrath of Grendel” and “The Coming of Beowulf”

Begin reading   “The Battle With Grendel”

 

Wednesday:

Finish reading   “The Battle With Grendel”

Complete reading   questions in class

Thursday:

Amy Davis will   be having a senior guidance session during class

 

Friday:

Quiz 2: “The   Battle With Grendel”

Begin reading   “The Monsters’ Liar”

 



Week of Oct. 12
Due Date: 10/12/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Lesson   6

Continue working   on foldables

 

Tuesday:

Root Word Lesson   6, Practice A/B

Fill in notes   and examples on subject/predicate foldable

5th   period: The Scarlet Letter, Chapters 21-24 Reading Questions due

 

Wednesday:

Root Word Lesson   6, Practice C/D

Work on   Subject/Predicate practice

3rd:   Read “To My Dear and Loving Husband”

5th: The Scarlet Letter Quiz 6

5th:   Assign “To My Dear and Loving Husband” and “Huswifery” for homework

 

Thursday:

Root Word Lesson   6 Review (1st and 6th period on Kahoot)

Subject/Predicate   practice

3rd:   Read “Huswifery”

5th:   Root Word Lesson 6 Quiz

5th:   Discuss readings from homework

 

Friday:

Root Word Lesson   6 Quiz

Subject/Predicate   Review

5th: The Scarlet Letter Unit Test



Week of September 28
Due Date: 9/28/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Word Lesson   5—Copy words and definitions

Work on   capitalization rules and practice

5th:   Take Root Word Lesson 4 Quiz

 

Tuesday:

Complete Root   Word Lesson 5, Practice A/B

Read from Of Plymouth Plantation—William   Bradford (textbook)

5th:   Go over The Scarlet Letter reading   questions for Chapters 13-16

Wednesday:

Complete Root   Word Lesson 5, Practice C/D

Reading   questions/Literary Analysis: Author’s Purpose and Audience

5th: The Scarlet Letter Quiz on Chapters 13-16

 

Thursday:

Review for Root   Word Lesson 5 Quiz/Give back practice exercises (if needed)

Reading   Strategy: Breaking Down Sentences

Capitalization   practice

 

Friday:

Root Words   Lesson 5 Quiz

Read “To My Dear   and Loving Husband”—Anne Bradstreet (textbook)

Literary   Analysis: Puritan Plain Style—Syntax and Inversion and Reading Strategy:   Paraphrasing

 



Week of September 28
Due Date: 9/28/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Read “The   Wanderer” and “The Wife’s Lament” and complete reading questions in class.

 

Tuesday:

Selection Test   on “The Seafarer,” “The Wanderer,” and “The Wife’s Lament”

 

Wednesday:

Background notes   on Beowulf

Begin reading   from Beowulf

Thursday:

Continue   reading—quizzes at assigned reading points

 

Friday:

Continue   reading—quizzes at assigned reading points

 



Week of Sept. 14-18
Due Date: 9/13/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Unit 1   Background Notes—Complete in class and turn in when finished

 

Tuesday:

Go over and   discuss Unit 1 Notes

Begin reading   “The Wanderer,” “The Seafarer,” and “The Wife’s Lament” (Textbook)

 

Wednesday:

Unit 1   Background Notes Quiz

Continue reading   from Tuesday

Thursday:

Reading   questions/notes/Anglo-Saxon literary techniques

 

Friday:

Quiz on “The   Wanderer,” “The Seafarer,” and “The Wife’s Lament”

 



Week of Sept. 14-18
Due Date: 9/13/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Root Words   Lesson 3—Copy words and definitions

1st/6th:   Complete practice A/B from Root Words Lesson 3

3rd/5th:   Go over Unit 1 Background Notes in preparation for a quiz Tuesday

 

Tuesday:

Unit 1   Background Notes Quiz

1st/6th:   Complete practice C/D from Root Words Lesson 3

3rd/5th:   Give out practice A/B and C/D from Root Words Lesson 3 (Finish by Wednesday)

 

Wednesday:

Native American   Literature—Introduction and Notes (Textbook)

“The Earth of   Turtle’s Back”—Onondaga

“When Grizzles   Walked Upright”—Modoc

from The Navajo Origin Legend—Navajo

5th:   Go over Reading Questions from The   Scarlet Letter Chapters 5-8

 

Thursday:

Review for Root   Word Lesson 3 Quiz/Give back practice exercises in 3rd/5th  

Finish   discussing Native American literature from Wednesday and read from The Iroquois Constitution (Reader’s Notebook)

5th: The Scarlet Letter Quiz on Chapters 5-8

 

Friday:

Root Words   Lesson 3 Quiz

Finish The   Iroquois Constitution, if needed

Hard/Fast   Rules—Capitalization practice

 



Week of Sept. 7-11
Due Date: 9/7/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Labor Day—No   School

 

Tuesday:

Pretest

Give out   textbooks and Reader’s Notebooks

 

Wednesday:

Final review for   Parts of Speech—Quiz on Thursday

1st/6th   periods: Work on background notes from Unit 1

3rd: Work on background notes from Unit 1

5th:   Discuss Chapters 1-4 from The Scarlet   Letter—Quiz on Friday

 

Thursday:

Quiz on Parts of Speech (all classes)

1st/6th:   Finish background notes

3rd:   Finish background notes

5th:   Begin Unit 1 background notes

 

Friday:

1st/6th:   Finish background notes (if needed); begin going over notes in class

3rd:   Finish background notes (if needed); begin going over notes in class

5th:   Finish background notes and begin going over notes in class (if time allows)

 



Week of Sept. 7-11
Due Date: 9/7/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Labor Day—No   School

 

Tuesday:

Pretest

Give out   textbooks and reader’s notebooks

 

Wednesday:

Open-Notes Test   on History and Development of the English Language and Culture

Thursday:

Unit 1   Introduction notes (from Unit One Resources)

 

Friday:

Finish Unit 1   Introduction notes (if needed) and begin discussing them in class (if time allows)

 



Week of August 31-September 4
Due Date: 8/31/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Begin discussing   history of English language as students fill in notes.

 

Tuesday:

Continue working   on history of English language.

 

Wednesday:

Discuss   differences in British English and American English

Continue working   on notes

Thursday:

Finish history   and development notes.

 

Friday:

View website map   on dialects in the United States

(Students may   want to view map on their cell phones)

 



Week of August 31-September 4
Due Date: 8/31/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

1st and 6th periods: Lesson 1 Root Word Quiz, if needed; copy Root   Words from Lesson 2, work on Parts of Speech practice for quiz Tuesday.

 

3rd   period: finish the Parts of Speech foldable and review for the Root Word Quiz   to be given on Tuesday. If time, work   on Parts of Speech practice.

 

5th   period: copy Root Words from Lesson 2, give out copies of The Scarlet Letter   along with an introduction to the novel, and review the parts of speech for a   quiz on Tuesday.

 

Tuesday:

1st   and 6th: Exercises 2 A/B, Parts of Speech Quiz

 

3rd:   Quiz on Lesson 1 Root Words, Give students copy of Lesson 2 Root Words, Ex. 2   A/B for homework

 

5th:   Ex. 2 A/B, Parts of Speech Quiz, Close Reading activity

 

Wednesday:

1st   and 6th: Ex. 2 C/D, hard and fast rules of capitalization and   punctuation, Close Reading activity

 

3rd:   Ex. 2 C/D, hard and fast rules of capitalization and punctuation, Close   Reading activity

 

5th:   Ex. 2 C/D, hard and fast rules of capitalization and punctuation, read from   The Scarlet Letter

 

Thursday:

Ex. 2 E/F Review   for Lesson 2 Root Word Quiz, review in class for quiz, continue working on   hard and fast rules

 

5th:   above plus time given for reading in class

 

Friday:

Lesson 2 Root   Word Quiz

Capitalization/Punctuation   Review

 

 

 



Week of April 27
Due Date: 4/27/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Collection 3:   Whitman and Dickinson Background Notes

Tuesday:

Collection 3   Background Notes Quiz

Notes on Walt   Whitman/Poetry Vocabulary

 

Wednesday:

Quiz on Whitman   Notes

Read “I Hear   America Singing” and go over reading questions

Read from “Song   of Myself, Number 52” and go over reading questions

 

Thursday:

Notes on Emily   Dickinson/Poetry Vocabulary

Read “The soul   selects her own Society” and go over reading questions

Read “If you   were coming in the Fall” and go over reading questions

 

Friday:

Quiz on   Dickinson Notes

Make-up Work



Week of April 20-24
Due Date: 4/21/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Begin reading   “The Pit and the Pendulum” for extra credit quiz

Tuesday:

Selection Test   on Hawthorne and Poe (Open Book)

 

Wednesday:

Finish reading   “The Pit and the Pendulum”

Go over reading   questions

 

Thursday:

Extra credit   quiz on “The Pit and the Pendulum”

Work on   Background Notes to Collection 3

Friday:

Finish   Collection 3 Background Notes

Spring Fling

 



Week of April 20-24
Due Date: 4/20/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Begin Act II of Macbeth

(There will be   reading questions and a quiz following each act.)

 

Tuesday:

Give out Senior   Shirts

Make-up Work

Wednesday:

Go over Act II   reading from Monday

Act II Reading   Questions

Thursday:

Act II Quiz

Begin reading   Act III

Friday:

Finish Act III

Act III Reading   Questions

 



Week of April 13-17
Due Date: 4/13/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

SWCC Senior   Interviews

 

Tuesday:

SWCC Senior   Interviews

Act I Reading   Questions, if time allows

Wednesday:

Act I Quiz

Begin reading   Act II

Thursday:

Continue reading

Friday:

Continue reading

Act II Reading Questions, if time allows



Week of April 13-17
Due Date: 4/13/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Introduce   Nathaniel Hawthorne (page 225)

Introduce “Dr.   Heidegger’s Experiment” (page 227)—allegory and vocabulary development.

Begin reading   (page 228)

 

Tuesday:

Finish reading   “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment”

Complete reading   questions

Wednesday:

Introduce Edgar   Allan Poe

Read “The Raven”   and complete reading questions in class.

Thursday:

Selection Test on “Dr. Heidegger” and “The   Raven”

 

Friday:

SOL   Practice—Text Structures



Week of March 23-27
Due Date: 3/23/2015
Subject: English 11

English 11:

Monday—SOL Review

Tuesday—EOC MC SOL Test

Wednesday—EOC Short Paper SOL Test

Thursday—Romantic literature

Friday—Romantic literature



Week of March 23-27
Due Date: 3/23/2015
Subject: English 12

English 12:

Monday—Make-up Work/Prepare for Macbeth

Tuesday—Classes meet in cafeteria due to SOL Testing

Wednesday—Classes meet in cafeteria due to SOL Testing

Thursday—Macbeth PowerPoint and Begin reading

Friday—Finish Act 1



Week of March 16-20
Due Date: 3/16/2015
Subject: English 12

English 12—March 16-20, 2015

Monday: Go over Renaissance Theater/William Shakespeare/Macbeth Background Notes. Discuss in class.

Tuesday: Open Notes Test on above notes.

Wednesday: Macbeth Anticipation Guide/Class discussion.

Thursday: Begin reading from Act 1 of Macbeth.

Friday: Finish Act 1.



Week of March 16-20
Due Date: 3/16/2015
Subject: English 11

English 11—March 16-20, 2015

Monday: Computer lab (209) to practice MC part of SOL

Tuesday: Computer lab (209) to practice Short Paper part of SOL

Wednesday: SOL review—combining sentences, punctuation, transition words

Thursday: SOL review—sub/verb agreement, pronouns

Friday: SOL review—discussion of prompts



Week of March 2-6
Due Date: 3/2/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Go over MC   Writing Diagnostic Test in class

Tuesday:

Washington   Irving Test

 

Wednesday:

Assign essay   2—students choose topic from list of possible SOL prompts (Due Friday)

Thursday:

SOL   Practice—Computer lab 209—go through MC practice test together

Friday:

Essay 2 Due

SOL Practice/Review—Computer   lab 209—use computer writing program

 



March 2-6
Due Date: 3/2/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Senior Meeting   about Spring Sports/Drug Testing (1st period)

Distribute   senior pictures

 

Tuesday:

Discuss Robert   Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Complete reading   questions in class

Renaissance   Authors Quiz

Wednesday:

Review for   Renaissance Poetry Test

 

Thursday:

Renaissance   Poetry Test

Friday:

Shakespeare/Renaissance   Theatre/Macbeth Background Notes and Information



Week of January 26-30
Due Date: 1/26/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Go over   Renaissance Literary Terms 1-25 (Return papers to students)

Distribute   Renaissance Author Notes and reading questions

Begin   Renaissance poetry—Sir Thomas Wyatt “Whoso List to Hunt” handout

Complete reading   questions in class

 

Tuesday:

Christopher   Marlowe “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” and Sir Walter Raleigh “The   Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”

Complete reading   questions in class

 

Wednesday:

Renaissance   Literary Terms Quiz 1 (Words 1-25)

Go over   Renaissance Literary Terms 26-50

Thursday:

Renaissance   Literary Terms Quiz 2 (Words 26-50)

Discuss Robert   Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Complete reading   questions in class

 

Friday:

Discuss “To His   Coy Mistress” and “Valediction:…” (these are not on the test, just discussing   them for examples of hyperbole, conceit, etc.)

Review for   Renaissance Poetry Test (scheduled for Monday)



Week of January 26-30
Due Date: 1/26/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Collection 2   Background Notes Quiz

Go over handout   on persuasive essays (Essay 1 due Friday, January 30)

 

Tuesday:

Introduce   Washington Irving and “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Begin reading   (page 151)

 

Wednesday:

Finish reading   “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Work on reading   questions in class

Thursday:

Finish reading   questions, if needed

Work on essay in   class, if we have extra time.

Friday:

Selection Test   on “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Work on essay in   class, if we have time.

 



Week of January 12-16
Due Date: 1/12/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Continue   watching The Crucible

 

Tuesday:

Continue   watching The Crucible

(I will be at a   textbook adoption meeting.)

Wednesday:

Lit Term Tuesday   and Words on Wednesday

Finish watching The Crucible

 

Thursday:

Begin persuasive   writing unit—go over formulas and techniques

 

Friday:

Persuasive writing—continue going over formulas and techniques

Persuasive   Writing Prompt 1—Finished paper due on Wednesday, January 21 (Must turn in   prewriting and rough draft as well.)

 



Week of January 12-16
Due Date: 1/12/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Finish   Renaissance Background Notes and turn in for completion grade

 

Tuesday:

Go over and   discuss Renaissance Background Notes

 

Wednesday:

Renaissance   Background Notes Quiz

Define   Renaissance Literary Terms

Thursday:

Begin   Renaissance poetry—Sir Thomas Wyatt “Whoso List to Hunt” handout

Continue working   on Renaissance Literary Terms (Due Monday, Jan. 19)

Friday:

Christopher   Marlowe “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” and Sir Walter Raleigh “The   Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”



Week of January 5-9, 2015
Due Date: 1/6/2015
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Staff   Development 8:30-3:00

 

Tuesday:

Begin working on   Renaissance Background Notes (finish for homework)

 

Wednesday:

Go over and   discuss Renaissance Background Notes

 

 

Thursday:

Renaissance   Background Notes Quiz

Work on   Renaissance Literary Terms

Friday:

Begin   Renaissance poetry—Christopher Marlowe “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”   and Sir Walter Raleigh “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”



Week of January 5-9, 2015
Due Date: 1/6/2015
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Staff   Development 8:30-3:00

 

Tuesday:

Begin watching The Crucible

Wednesday:

Continue   watching The Crucible

 

Thursday:

Finish watching The Crucible

Begin persuasive   writing unit

 

Friday:

Persuasive   writing formulas and techniques

Persuasive   Writing Prompt 1—Finished paper due on Wednesday, January 14 (Must turn in   prewriting and rough draft as well.)

 



Week of December 8-12
Due Date: 12/8/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Act 1 Quiz

Begin reading   Act 2

Remind students   of a Words-on-Wednesday quiz over Weeks 1-10 (given on exam day)

 

Tuesday:

Finish Act 2 and   go over reading questions

Wednesday:

Reading Quiz on   Act 2

Begin reading   Act 3

 

Thursday:

Finish reading   Act 3

Go over reading   questions and vocabulary from Act 3

Friday:

Begin reading   Act 4

 



Week of December 8-12
Due Date: 12/8/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Begin reading   “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Tuesday:

Finish “The Wife   of Bath’s Tale”

Complete reading   questions in class

Wednesday:

Test on “The   Pardoner’s Tale” and “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Thursday:

Begin reading   from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Friday:

Finish reading Sir Gawain

Go over reading   questions in class (Test Monday)



Week of November 24
Due Date: 11/24/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Prologue Quiz 3:   Parson-Conclusion

Review for   Prologue Test

Tuesday:

Prologue Test

Survey from   Central Office

Wednesday:

Thanksgiving   Break

Thursday:

Thanksgiving   Break

Friday:

Thanksgiving   Break



Week of November 24
Due Date: 11/24/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Continue reading   Act I

Tuesday:

Finish Act I and   complete reading questions in class, if time allows

Discuss vocabulary

Survey from   Central Office

Wednesday:

Thanksgiving   Break

Thursday:

Thanksgiving   Break

Friday:

Thanksgiving   Break



Week of November 17-21
Due Date: 11/16/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Announce MUG Shot Quiz (Weeks 1-10) on Friday

Assign reading   parts and begin reading The Crucible

Distribute   vocabulary for Act I and reading questions

Tuesday:

Finish Act I and   complete reading questions in class, if time allows

Discuss   vocabulary

Wednesday:

Reading Quiz on   Act I

Begin reading   Act II

 

Thursday:

Finish reading   Act II

 

Friday:

MUG Shot Quiz   from Weeks 1-10

Go over reading   questions and vocabulary from Act II

 



Week of November 17-21
Due Date: 11/16/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Prologue Quiz 2:   Monk-Wife of Bath

Begin reading   Parson-Conclusion

Tuesday:

Continue reading   Parson-Conclusion

Go over reading   questions Parson-Conclusion

Wednesday:

Prologue Quiz 3:   Parson-Conclusion

Review for   Prologue Test

Thursday:

Prologue Test

Friday:

Begin reading   “The Pardoner’s Tale”



Week of November 10-14
Due Date: 11/10/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

MUG-Shot Monday

Collection 1   Unit Test

 

Tuesday:

Lit-Term Tuesday

Introduce Salem   Witch Trials—PowerPoint, Discussion, New   York Times articles about modern-day “witch hunts”

 

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday

Introduction of The Crucible, Arthur Miller, and   McCarthyism.

Watch PowerPoint   on McCarthyism.

 

Thursday:

Assign reading   parts and begin reading The Crucible

 

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   10

Finish Act I and   complete reading questions in class, if time allows

 



Week of November 10-14
Due Date: 11/10/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Prologue Quiz 1:   Introduction-Nun

Begin reading   Monk-Wife of Bath

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading Monk-Wife of Bath

Go over reading   questions Monk-Wife of Bath

 

Wednesday:

Prologue Quiz 2:   Monk-Wife of Bath

Begin reading   Parson-Conclusion

Thursday:

Continue reading   Parson-Conclusion

Go over reading   questions Parson-Conclusion

 

Friday:

Prologue Quiz 3:   Parson-Conclusion

Review for   Prologue Test

 



Week of October 27-31
Due Date: 10/27/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Listen to   medieval and modern ballads (Greensleeves; Scarborough Fair; Lord Randall;   Riding with Private Malone; The Little Girl; Good Riddance; Last Kiss;   American Pie, etc)

Complete   worksheet on modern ballads

 

Tuesday:

Ballad Test

Go over and   discuss Chaucer Background Notes

Wednesday:

Open-Notes Quiz   on Chaucer Notes

Prologue reading   questions

Listen to the   beginning of The Prologue in Middle English

Thursday:

Continue reading   from “The Prologue”

Go over reading   questions following each character

 

Friday:

Monster Bash Fun   Day

 



Week of October 27-31
Due Date: 10/27/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Introduce Thomas   Paine and from The Crisis, No. 1

Begin reading

 

Tuesday:

Lit-Term Tuesday

Finish from The   Crisis, No. 1, if needed and go over reading questions

 

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday

Introduce Thomas   Jefferson and from The Autobiography

Discuss   parallelism

Begin reading,   if time allows

 

Thursday:

Thursday   (Because Friday is a REAL Fun Day) Fun Quiz 9

Continue reading   from The Autobiography

Complete reading   questions in class

 

Friday:

Monster Bash Fun   Day

 



Week of October 20-24
Due Date: 10/20/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Introduce   Patrick Henry (page 78) and discuss persuasion and the modes of   persuasion—emotional and logical appeals (page 79)

PowerPoint   presentation on persuasion and Henry’s Speech to the Virginia Convention

Tuesday:

Lit-Term Tuesday

Go over Vocabulary   Development (page 79) and read Speech to the Virginia Convention (page 80)

Complete reading   questions in class

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday

Open Book Quiz   on Franklin and Henry (Rationalists Quiz 1)

 

Thursday:

Introduce Thomas   Paine

Begin reading   from The Crisis, No. 1 (page 87)

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   8

Finish reading   from The Crisis, No. 1 (if needed) and complete reading questions in class.

Complete Close   Reading article if not working on Thomas Paine.



Week of October 20-24
Due Date: 10/20/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

First Knight Video

Tuesday:

Continue First Knight Video

Wednesday:

Finish First Knight Video

Thursday:

Ballad Notes

Read "Lord Randall" and "Get Up and Bar the Dooor"

Complete reading questions in class

Friday:

Listen to medieval and modern ballads

Complete ballad worksheet in class



Week of October 13-17, 2014
Due Date: 10/13/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Background Notes   to the Middle Ages

 

Tuesday:

Continue working on background notes

 

Wednesday:

Middle Ages   Background Notes Quiz (Open Notes)

 

Thursday:

Introduce   Medieval Ballads

Read “Lord   Randall” and “Get Up and Bar the Door”

Complete reading   questions in class

Friday:

Compare and   contrast modern day ballads with medieval ballads. (Venn diagram)

Listen to some   modern ballads and complete a worksheet on ballad characteristics.

 



October 13-17, 2014
Due Date: 10/12/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot

Puritan Literature   Test

Introduce   Benjamin Franklin (page 65) and discuss inferences   (page 66)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 66)

 

Tuesday:

Lit Term

Begin   reading from The Autobiography (page 67) and complete reading questions   in class

 

Wednesday:

Words on   Wednesday

Finish from The Autobiography, if needed

Discuss aphorisms (page 73) and read from   Poor Richard’s Almanack (page 74)

Complete handout   on aphorisms

 

Thursday:

Introduce   Patrick Henry (page 78) and discuss persuasion   and the modes of persuasion—emotional   and logical appeals (page 79)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 79) and read Speech to the Virginia Convention (page 80)

Complete reading   questions in class

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   6

Review briefly   for a quiz over Benjamin Franklin and Patrick Henry (Rationalist Quiz 1)

Quiz will be on   Monday



Week of October 6-10
Due Date: 10/6/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Introduce   Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and autobiography   (page 51)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 51) and begin reading from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page   52)

 

Tuesday:

Lit Term Tuesday

Continue reading   from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Go over reading   questions in class

Remind students   of a quiz Wednesday on Edwards and Equiano

 

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday

Quiz on Edwards   and Equiano

Introduce Benjamin   Franklin (page 65) and discuss inferences   (page 66)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 66)

 

Thursday:

Read from   The Autobiography (page 67) and complete reading questions in class

 

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   6

Discuss aphorisms (page 73) and read from Poor Richard’s Almanack (page 74)

Complete handout   on popular aphorisms and what they really mean

 



Week of October 6-10
Due Date: 10/6/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Go over   background information for from   Gilgamesh and begin reading

Tuesday:

Finish from Gilgamesh and complete reading   questions in class

Wednesday:

Quiz on from Gilgamesh

Review for   Anglo-Saxon Unit Test

Thursday:

Anglo-Saxon Unit   Test

Friday:

Background Notes   from the Middle Ages

 



Week of 9/29/14
Due Date: 9/29/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Pretest

Teacher Survey

 

Tuesday:

Watch video of   Beowulf

 

Wednesday:

Finish video of Beowulf

Thursday:

Introduce from   Gilgamesh and read during class

 

Friday:

Go over reading   questions from Gilgamesh



Week of 9/29/14
Due Date: 9/29/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Pretest

Teacher Survey

Tuesday:

Lit Term Tuesday

Discuss figures   of speech (page 44) and Vocabulary Development (page 44)

Begin reading   from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (page 46)

Wednesday:

Words on   Wednesday

Go over reading   questions/handouts from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

 

Thursday:

Introduce   Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and from The   Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 51) and   discuss autobiography (page 51)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 51)

Begin reading

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   5

Finish reading   from The Interesting Narrative of the   Life of Olaudah Equiano, if needed

Complete reading   questions/handouts



Week of 9/29/14
Due Date: 9/29/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Pretest

Teacher Survey

Tuesday:

Lit Term Tuesday

Discuss figures   of speech (page 44) and Vocabulary Development (page 44)

Begin reading   from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (page 46)

Wednesday:

Words on   Wednesday

Go over reading   questions/handouts from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

 

Thursday:

Introduce   Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and from The   Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 51) and   discuss autobiography (page 51)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 51)

Begin reading

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   5

Finish reading   from The Interesting Narrative of the   Life of Olaudah Equiano, if needed

Complete reading   questions/handouts



Week of September 22-26
Due Date: 9/22/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot Monday

Reading   questions from Anne Bradstreet

Introduce Mary   Rowlandson (page 35) and from A   Narrative of the Captivity…(page 36).

Discuss allusion and chronological order (page 36) and go over Vocabulary Development   (page 36)

 

Tuesday:

Lit-Term Tuesday

Begin reading   from A Narrative of the Captivity… (page 37)

 

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday

Go over Mary   Rowlandson reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Puritan Quiz 1:   Bradstreet and Rowlandson

Introduce   Jonathan Edwards (page 44) and from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”   (page 45)

Discuss figures   of speech (page 44) and Vocabulary Development (page 44)

Begin reading   from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (page 46)

 

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   4

Finish reading   if needed

Go over reading   questions/handouts from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

 



Week of Sept. 22-26
Due Date: 9/22/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Quiz on Sections   5-6 (Review before the quiz)

Begin reading   Sections 7-10

 

Tuesday:

Finish reading   Sections 7-10

Complete reading   questions in class

 

Wednesday:

Quiz on Sections   7-10

Review for   Selection Test on Beowulf

Thursday:

Beowulf   Selection Test

 

Friday:

Introduce Gilgamesh

Give out   background notes and reading questions

Read in class

Complete reading   questions, if time allows

 



Week of Sept. 15-19
Due Date: 9/14/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Sherry White   speaking to class about transcripts/GPAs and College Tour

 

Tuesday:

Go over   Anglo-Saxon Literary Terms

Go over Beowulf Vocabulary Terms

Begin reading   Beowulf

 

Wednesday:

Continue reading   from Beowulf

Reading   Questions for Sections 1-4

Thursday:

Quiz on Sections   1-4

Continue reading   (Section 5)

 

Friday:

Finish reading   Sections 5-6

Reading   Questions for Sections 5-6

 



Week of Sept. 15-19
Due Date: 9/14/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

MUG Shot #3

Give out   handouts on Archetypes—Discuss in class

Distribute   handouts on The Puritans

Introduce Anne   Bradstreet and discuss plain style and inversion (pages 27-27)

Give out handout   on inversion practice

 

Tuesday:

Lit Term #3   (Rhetoric)

Steve Jobs   Commencement Speech (looking at ethos, pathos, and logos)

 

Wednesday:

Words-on-Wednesday   #3

Read “Here   Follow Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10, 1666” (page 29)

Discuss plain   style and inversion in the poem

Discuss Puritan   beliefs seen in the poem

 

Thursday:

Go over reading   questions from the poem

Introduce Mary   Rowlandson (page 35) and discuss allusions and chronological order (page   36). Go over Vocabulary Development   (page 36).

 

Friday:

Friday Fun Quiz   3

Begin reading   from “A Narrative of the Captivity…” (page 37)

 

 



Week of Sept. 8-12
Due Date: 9/7/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

 

MUG Shot Monday

Discuss   Collection 1 Literary Terms

Underclass   Pictures

 

 

SOL(s)

11.3

11.5

11.8

Tuesday:

 

Lit-Terms   Tuesday

Begin Native   American Oral Traditions literature

 

 

 

 

11.3

11.5

11.8

Wednesday:

 

Words-on-Wednesday

Finish reading   Native American Oral Traditions

 

 

 

11.3

11.5

11.8

Thursday:

 

Native American   Oral Traditions Quiz

Close Reading   Article 2

 

 

 

11.3

11.5

11.8

Friday:

 

Friday “Fun”   Quiz 2

Continue working   on Close Reading Article 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.3

11.5

11.8



Week of Sept. 8-12
Due Date: 9/7/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

 

Students will   work on background notes to the Anglo-Saxon period.

 

SOL(s)

 

12.3

Tuesday:

 

Continue working   on background notes to the Anglo-Saxon period.

 

 

 

12.3

Wednesday:

 

Anglo-Saxon   Background Notes Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

12.3

Thursday:

 

Beowulf Notes   (Go over and high-light)

Define   Anglo-Saxon Literary Terms

 

 

 

12.3

Friday:

 

Open-Notes Quiz   on Beowulf Notes

 

 

 

12.3



Week of April 21-25
Due Date: 4/22/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

No School—Easter/Spring Break

Tuesday:

Go over reading questions from Hawthorne’s “The Minister’s Black Veil”

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test on Hawthorne’s “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” and “The Minster’s Black Veil”

 

Thursday:

Introduce Edgar Allan Poe

Read “The Raven” and complete reading questions in class.

 

Friday:

Selection Test on “The Raven”

Review for Collection 2 Unit Test

 



Week of April 14-18
Due Date: 4/14/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Begin Act III of Macbeth

(There will be reading questions and a quiz following each act.)

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading Macbeth

Finish Act III and complete reading questions

Wednesday:

Act III Quiz

Thursday:

Spring Break—No School

 

Friday:

Spring Break—No School

 



Week of April 14-18
Due Date: 4/14/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Introduce “The Minister’s Black Veil” (page 238)

Discuss symbol and inference (page 238)

Begin reading on page 239

Tuesday:

Finish reading “The Minister’s Black Veil”

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms Handout

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test on Hawthorne’s “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” and “The Minster’s Black Veil”

 

Thursday:

Spring Break—No School

 

Friday:

Spring Break—No School

 



Week of April 7-11
Due Date: 4/7/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Finish reading from Resistance to Civil Government

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms handout on Thoreau

Review for Thoreau Test

Tuesday:

Thoreau Test

SOL Practice—Text Structures

 

Wednesday:

Introduce Nathaniel Hawthorne (page 225)

Introduce “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment” (page 227)—allegory and vocabulary development.

Begin reading (page 228)

 

Thursday:

Finish reading “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment”

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms handout questions 26 and 27

Friday:

Students will be in library due to Mrs. Hart preparing for Senior Follies.



Week of April 7-11
Due Date: 4/7/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Begin Act II of Macbeth

(There will be reading questions and a quiz following each act.)

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading Macbeth

Finish Act II and complete reading questions

Wednesday:

Continue reading Macbeth

Act II Quiz

Begin reading Act III

Thursday:

Continue reading Macbeth

Finish Act III and complete reading questions

Friday:

Continue reading Macbeth

Act III Quiz

**6th and 7th periods will not be in class due to Senior Follies**

 



Week of March 31-April 4
Due Date: 3/31/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Literary Terms handout on Emerson

Review for Emerson Test on from Nature, from Self-Reliance, “Concord Hymn,” and “The Rhodora.”

Begin working on EOC English SOL Reading Practice Test

Tuesday:

Emerson Test

Finish Reading SOL Practice Test

 

Wednesday:

Introduce Henry David Thoreau (pages 189-190)

Vocabulary Development (page 210)

Read from Resistance to Civil Government (page 211)

Thursday:

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms handout on Thoreau

Review for Thoreau Test

Friday:

Selection Test Thoreau



Week of March 24-28
Due Date: 3/24/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Read Integrating Ideas in Your Research Report (page 480-481)

Read Citing Sources (page 482-485)

Practice these skills (page 225-229 handouts)

Tuesday:

Research Unit Test (Open Notes)

 

Wednesday:

Introduce Ralph Waldo Emerson and read from Nature (page 181) and from Self-Reliance (page 184)

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms handout

Thursday:

Introduce Henry David Thoreau and read from Resistance to Civil Government (page 210)

Complete reading questions and Literary Terms handout

Friday:

Selection Test on Emerson and Thoreau



Week of March 24-28
Due Date: 3/24/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Discuss Robert Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Go over reading questions in class

Renaissance Literary Terms Quiz 26-50

 

Tuesday:

Renaissance Poetry Test

Distribute notes on Renaissance Theater/William Shakespeare/Macbeth Notes

Wednesday:

Go over Renaissance Theater/ William Shakespeare/Macbeth Notes

Open Notes Quiz on Renaissance Literary Terms 26-50

Thursday:

Open Notes Quiz on Renaissance Theater/William Shakespeare/Macbeth

Friday:

Assign reading parts and begin reading from Macbeth



Week of March 17-21
Due Date: 3/17/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

2nd period needs to finish Renaissance Literary Terms Quiz

Distribute and discuss Renaissance Poetry Notes

Begin copying Renaissance Literary Terms 26-50

Tuesday:

Finish copying Renaissance Literary Terms 26-50, if needed

Discuss Sir Thomas Wyatt and read “Whoso List to Hunt”

Go over reading questions in class

 

Wednesday:

Discuss Christopher Marlowe and read “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”

Go over reading questions in class

Discuss Sir Walter Raleigh and read “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”

Go over reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Discuss Robert Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Go over reading questions in class

Renaissance Literary Terms Quiz 26-50

 

Friday:

Renaissance Poetry Test

 



Week of March 17-21
Due Date: 3/17/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

SOL Practice using MC and Short Paper sites

Give back SOL Short Papers and go over them

Tuesday:

Look at sample persuasive papers and discuss counter claims

 

Wednesday:

Read Integrating Ideas in Your Research Report (page 480-481)

Read Citing Sources (page 482-485)

Practice these skills (page 225-229 handouts)

Thursday:

Review for Research Unit Test

Friday:

Research Test

 



Week of March 10-14
Due Date: 3/10/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Paraphrasing (page 454-455)

Complete Practice Paraphrasing (page 211 handout)

Read Taking Good Notes: Summarizing (page 456-457)

Complete Practice Summarizing (page 213 handout)

Tuesday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Using Direct Quotes (page 458)

Complete Practice Using Direct Quotes (page 215 handout)

Discuss Plagiarism (page 459-461)

Practice Avoiding Plagiarism

 

Wednesday:

Read Synthesizing Ideas (page 464-465)

Read Checking for Completeness and Focus (page 466-467)

Complete handouts on both (page 217-218 handout)

Thursday:

Read Integrating Ideas in Your Research Report (page 480-481)

Read Citing Sources (page 482-485)

Practice these skills (page 225-229 handouts)

Friday:

Research Test

SOL Practice using MC and Short Paper sites



Week of March 10-14
Due Date: 3/10/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Grammar Quiz 3: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Distribute and discuss Renaissance Poetry Notes

Go over and discuss Renaissance Literary Terms 1-25

 

Tuesday:

Discuss Sir Thomas Wyatt and read “Whoso List to Hunt”

Go over reading questions in class

Renaissance Literary Terms Quiz on 1-25

Wednesday:

Discuss Christopher Marlowe and read “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”

Go over reading questions in class

Discuss Sir Walter Raleigh and read “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”

Go over reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Discuss Robert Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Go over reading questions in class

Review for Renaissance Poetry Test

 

Friday:

Renaissance Poetry Test

Copy Renaissance Literary Terms 26-50



Week of March 3-7
Due Date: 3/3/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Open Note Quiz on Renaissance Background Notes

Review for Grammar Quiz 3

Work on Renaissance Literary Terms (Due Friday)

Tuesday:

Grammar Quiz 3: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Distribute and discuss Renaissance Poetry Notes

Discuss Sir Thomas Wyatt and read “Whoso List to Hunt”

Go over reading questions in class

 

Wednesday:

Discuss Christopher Marlowe and read “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love”

Go over reading questions in class

Discuss Sir Walter Raleigh and read “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”

Go over reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Discuss Robert Herrick and read “To the Virgins, To Make Much of Time”

Go over reading questions in class

Review for Renaissance Poetry Test

 

Friday:

Renaissance Poetry Test

Literary Terms Due Today



Week of March 3-7
Due Date: 3/3/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Discuss types of sources (the world, experts, and published materials)

Look over Published Sources (page 439) and discuss each one

Read Selecting Print Sources (page 443)

Read Evaluating Print Sources (page 452)

Complete Selecting Print Sources (page 207-208 handout)

Tuesday:

Read Beyond Paper: Electronic Sources (page 445), Cyber Sources (page 446) Accessing a Database (page 448) and Using a Search Engine (page 450)

Read Evaluating Web Sites (page 453)

Complete Evaluating Web Sites (page 209-210 handout)

 

Wednesday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Paraphrasing (page 454-455)

Complete Practice Paraphrasing (page 211 handout)

Thursday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Summarizing (page 456-457)

Complete Practice Summarizing (page 213 handout)

Friday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Using Direct Quotes (page 458)

Complete Practice Using Direct Quotes (page 215 handout)



Week of Feb. 24-28
Due Date: 2/24/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Distribute copies of the EOC SOL Writing Prompts. Allow students to choose a topic. Complete prewriting activities in class. Students will write the paper at home. Students will turn in prewriting, rough draft, and final paper (preferably typed) on Friday.

Tuesday:

Introduce research. Discuss narrowing a topic. (Practice sheet on identifying topics that are not too narrow or too broad.)

Have students complete practice sheets on narrowing a topic.

 

Wednesday:

Discuss types of sources (the world, experts, and published materials)

Look over Published Sources (page 439) and discuss each one

Read Selecting Print Sources (page 443)

Read Evaluating Print Sources (page 452)

Complete Selecting Print Sources (page 207-208 handout)

Thursday:

Read Beyond Paper: Electronic Sources (page 445), Cyber Sources (page 446) Accessing a Database (page 448) and Using a Search Engine (page 450)

Read Evaluating Web Sites (page 453)

Complete Evaluating Web Sites (page 209-210 handout)

 

Friday:

Read Taking Good Notes: Paraphrasing (page 454-455)

Complete Practice Paraphrasing (page 211 handout)

SOL Practice Short Paper due (Must turn in prewriting and rough draft also.)



Week of Feb. 24-28
Due Date: 2/24/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Final practice on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Begin working on Renaissance Background Notes

 

Tuesday:

Grammar Quiz 3: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Finish Renaissance Background Notes

 

Wednesday:

Go over and discuss Renaissance Background Notes

 

 

Thursday:

Renaissance Background Notes Quiz

Work on Renaissance Literary Terms

Friday:

Begin Renaissance poetry—Christopher Marlowe “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” and Sir Walter Raleigh “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd”



Week of Feb. 17-21
Due Date: 2/17/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

No School—Snow

 

Tuesday:

Finish “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” and complete reading questions in class.

Additional practice on Tense Shifts

SHIELD PROJECTS DUE

 

Wednesday:

Selection Test on “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Additional practice/review for quiz on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

 

Thursday:

Grammar Lesson 3 Quiz: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Begin working on Background Notes to The Renaissance 1485-1660 (pages 234-256)

Friday:

Background Notes from the Renaissance (Collection 3)



Week of Feb. 17-21
Due Date: 2/17/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

No School—Snow

 

Tuesday:

Introduce “The Cross of Snow” (page 173) and discuss sonnet, iambic pentameter, Elizabethan/Shakespearean sonnet, quatrains, couplet, Petrarchan/Italian sonnet, octave, and sestet (page 173). Read “Background” on page 173 also.

Read “The Cross of Snow” (page 174).

Complete reading questions in class.

Practice sheet on Tense Shifts, if time allows.

 

Wednesday:

Complete Collection 2 Literary Terms questions on Longfellow and review for a Selection Test on “The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls” and “The Cross of Snow.”

Additional practice on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Thursday:

Selection Test on Longfellow Poetry

Additional practice/review for quiz on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

Friday:

Grammar 3 Quiz: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Go over and discuss SOL Writing Prompt



Week of Feb. 10-14
Due Date: 2/10/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Introduce Henry   Wadsworth Longfellow (page 170) and discuss meter, scanning, foot, iamb, and   spondee (page 171).

Read “The Tide   Rises, the Tide Falls” (page 172).

Distribute   Grammar Lesson 3: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

SOL(s)

 

11.3

11.5

Tuesday:

Introduce “The   Cross of Snow” (page 173) and discuss sonnet, iambic pentameter,   Elizabethan/Shakespearean sonnet, quatrains, couplet, Petrarchan/Italian   sonnet, octave, and sestet (page 173).   Read “Background” on page 173 also.

Read “The Cross   of Snow” (page 174).

Complete reading   questions in class.

 

 

11.3

11.5

Wednesday:

Complete   Collection 2 Literary Terms questions on Longfellow and review for a   Selection Test on “The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls” and “The Cross of Snow.”

Additional   practice on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

11.3

11.5

 

 

Thursday:

Selection Test   on Longfellow Poetry

Additional   practice/review for quiz on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

 

11.3

11.5

 

Friday:

Grammar 3 Quiz:   Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Go over and   discuss SOL Writing Prompt from last Friday

 

11.3

11.5

11.7

11.8

11.9



Week of Feb. 10-14
Due Date: 2/10/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Introduce “The   Wife of Bath’s Tale” from outside source and textbook page 155. Discuss narrator and interpreting   character.

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 155).

Begin reading   from “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading   from “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Give out Grammar   Lesson 3: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Wednesday:

Finish “The Wife   of Bath’s Tale” and complete reading questions in class.

Additional   practice on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

 

Thursday:

Selection Test   on “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”

Additional   practice/review for quiz on Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

 

Friday:

SHIELD PROJECTS DUE

Grammar Lesson 3   Quiz: Active/Passive Voice and Tense Shifts

Begin working on   Background Notes to The Renaissance 1485-1660 (pages 234-256)



Week of Feb. 3-7
Due Date: 2/3/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

Give out information on Shield Project

Introduce “The Pardoner’s Tale” (page 145) and begin reading (page 146)

 

Tuesday:

Continue reading “The Pardoner’s Tale”

Give out Grammar Lesson 3: Active Voice and Tense Shifts

Wednesday:

Selection Test on “The Pardoner’s Tale”

Work on Active Voice and Tense Shifts

 

 

Thursday:

Work on Active Voice and Tense Shifts, if more practice is needed

Introduce “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” by reading The Wife’s Prologue from little white books in class. Begin reading from textbook.

 

Friday:

Active Voice and Tense Shifts Quiz

Continue reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”



Week of Feb. 3-7
Due Date: 2/3/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Quiz on Commonly Confused Words

Main idea worksheet on Benjamin Franklin

Introduce William Cullen Bryant

 

Tuesday:

Introduce “Thanatopsis” (page 166) and read it aloud in class (page 167-168). Complete reading questions and literary terms handout on Bryant and “Thanatopsis”

 

Wednesday:

Selection test on “Thanatopsis”

Begin taking a practice SOL EOC Writing Test

Thursday:

Finish SOL EOC writing practice test

 

Friday:

Go over SOL EOC writing practice test together in class



Week of Jan. 20-24
Due Date: 1/20/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Selection Test on “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Go over main idea worksheet on “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Complete Commonly Confused Words Review

 

Tuesday:

Quiz on Commonly Confused Words

Main idea worksheet on Benjamin Franklin

Introduce William Cullen Bryant

 

Wednesday:

Introduce “Thanatopsis” (page 166) and read it aloud in class (page 167-168). Complete reading questions and literary terms handout on Bryant and “Thanatopsis”

 

Thursday:

Selection quiz on “Thanatopsis”

Begin taking a practice SOL EOC Writing Test

Friday:

Finish SOL EOC writing practice test

 



Week of Jan. 20-24
Due Date: 1/20/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Go over Commonly Confused Words Handout

2nd period will complete Quiz 3: The Parson-The Conclusion

Introduce “The Pardoner’s Tale” (page 145) and begin reading (page 146)

 

Tuesday:

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

Continue reading “The Pardoner’s Tale”

 

Wednesday:

Finish reading “The Pardoner’s Tale” and complete reading questions in class.

Give out Grammar Lesson 3: Active Voice and Tense Shifts

 

Thursday:

Test on “The Pardoner’s Tale”

Work on Active Voice and Tense Shifts

 

Friday:

Active Voice and Tense Shifts Quiz

Introduce “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” by reading The Wife’s Prologue from little white books in class.

 



Week of January 13-17
Due Date: 1/13/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Commonly Confused Words Handout

Read description of the Doctor and the Wife of Bath

Go over reading questions in class

 

Tuesday:

Quiz 2: The Monk, the Oxford Cleric, the Doctor, and the Wife of Bath

Read description of the Parson

 

Wednesday:

Read description of the Pardoner and the Conclusion

Go over reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Quiz 3: The Parson, the Pardoner, and the Conclusion

Review Commonly Confused Words

 

Friday:

Quiz on Commonly Confused Words

Begin reading “The Pardoner’s Tale”

 



Week of January 13-17
Due Date: 1/13/2014
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Collection 2 Background Notes Quiz

Daily Grammar: Commonly Confused Words

 

Tuesday:

Introduce Washington Irving and “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Begin reading (page 151)

 

Wednesday:

Finish reading “The Devil and Tom Walker”

Work on reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Finish reading questions, if needed

Commonly Confused Words quiz

Friday:

Selection Test on “The Devil and Tom Walker”

 



Week of January 6-10
Due Date: 1/6/2014
Subject: English 11

Thursday:  Work on background notes from Collection 2 (page 138 in textbook); finish for homework

Friday: Go over and discuss background notes



Week of January 6-10, 2014
Due Date: 1/6/2014
Subject: English 12

Monday:

  • Daily Grammar Activity
  • Read Oxford Cleric description from "The Prologue"
  • Go over reading questions in class

Tuesday:

  • Daily Grammar Activity
  • Read Doctor description from "The Prologue"
  • Go over reading questions in class
  • Begin Wife of Bath description, if time allows

Wednesday:

  • Daily Grammar Activity
  • Finish Wife of Bath description and go over reading questions in class
  • Prepare for quiz on Oxford Cleric, Doctor, and Wife of Bath

Thursday:

  • Daily Grammar Activity
  • Prologue Quiz 2
  • Read Parson description, if time allows

Friday:

  • Daily Grammar Quiz
  • Finish Parson and go over reading questions in class
  • Begin reading Pardoner, if time allows 


Week of December 2-6
Due Date: 12/2/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review for Lesson 5 Quiz

Listen to Introduction of The Prologue in Middle English

Begin reading Introduction-The Nun

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Lesson 5 Quiz

Continue reading Introduction-The Nun

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Finish reading Introduction-The Nun

Work on reading questions in class

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Prologue Quiz 1: Introduction-The Nun

Begin reading Monk-The Wife of Bath

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Continue reading The Monk-The Wife of Bath

Work on reading questions in class

 



Week of December 2-6
Due Date: 12/2/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Begin reading Act 3

 

Tuesday:

Finish Act 3

If time, begin working on reading questions, important quotes, and vocabulary

 

Wednesday:

Act 3 Quiz

Begin Act 4

 

Thursday:

Continue reading Act 4

If time, begin working on reading questions, important quotes, and vocabulary

Friday:

Act 4 Quiz

 



Week of November 25-29
Due Date: 11/25/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Go over Act 2 Reading Questions/Important Quotes/Vocabulary

 

Tuesday:

Review briefly for quiz

Quiz on Act 2

 

Wednesday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

 

Thursday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

 

Friday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

 



Week of November 25-29
Due Date: 11/25/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Discussion of parody and medieval romance

Watch video of Shrek

 

Tuesday:

Finish video of Shrek

Writing assignment on how the movie is a parody of a medieval romance.

 

Wednesday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

Thursday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

 

Friday:

No School—Thanksgiving Break

 



Week of November 18-22
Due Date: 11/18/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: intrepid—fearless; bold

Ballad handout and review for Ballad Test

Ballad Test

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: languid—lacking energy; showing little interest in anything

Chaucer Background Notes

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: exodus—a mass departure

Open-Notes Quiz on Chaucer Notes

Prologue reading questions

Begin reading from “The Prologue”

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: influx—a mass arrival or incoming

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: abash—to make ashamed or uneasy

Continue reading from “The Prologue”

 



Week of November 18-22
Due Date: 11/18/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Act I Reading Quiz

Begin Act 2

 

Tuesday:

Finish reading Act 2

Work on reading questions/quotes/and vocabulary

 

Wednesday:

Go over Act 2 reading questions/quotes/and vocabulary

Prepare for Act 2 quiz

 

Thursday:

Act 2 Quiz

Begin Act 3

 

Friday:

Finish Act 3

Work on reading questions/quotes/and vocabulary

 



Week of November 4-8
Due Date: 11/4/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: propulsive—a propelling force

Collection 1 Unit Test

 

Tuesday:

Election Day—No School

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review for Quiz 4

Introduction of The Crucible, Arthur Miller, Salem Witch Trial, and McCarthyism.

Watch PowerPoint on McCarthyism.

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: Lesson 4 Vocabulary Quiz

Finish introduction from Wednesday, if needed.

Assign reading parts.

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: Word List from The Crucible

Read New York Times article(s) and discuss “McCarthyism” type thinking today.

 



Week of November 4-8
Due Date: 11/4/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: aesthetic—having to do with artistic beauty

Background Notes to the Middle Ages

 

Tuesday:

Election Day—No School

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review for Quiz 4

Go over background notes in class.

If time, introduce medieval ballads.

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: Lesson 4 Vocabulary Quiz

Middle Ages Background Notes Quiz

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: None

Seniors will be touring SWCC from 10:00 until 2:00. Any classes that do meet will work on make-up work.

 



Week of October 28-November 1
Due Date: 10/28/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: jaunt—a short trip for pleasure

Read Chapter 11 from John Gardner’s Grendel

Go over reading questions, if time allows

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: frank—straightforward; open and sincere in expression

Finish going over reading questions from Chapter 11, if needed

Read Chapter 12 from Grendel

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: lithe—bending easily and gracefully

Go over reading questions from Grendel Chapter 12

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: aesthetic

Extra-Credit Test on John Gardener’s Grendel (2nd, 3rd, 4th periods)

Monster Bash will be held 6th and 7th periods

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: None

Extra-Credit Test on John Gardener’s Grendel (7th period)

Make-up work day for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.

 



Week of October 28-November 1
Due Date: 10/28/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: askew—to one side; crooked

Discuss reading questions 8-17 from The Autobiography

Work on parallelism worksheets

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: cubism—a style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes

Rationalist Reading Quiz 2: Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: cranny—a small opening as in a wall or rock face

Review for Rationalists Literature Test

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: enrage—to put in a rage; infuriate

Make-up work day

Monster Bash will be held 6th and 7th

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: propulsive—a propelling force

Rationalists Literature Test

 



Week of October 21-25
Due Date: 10/20/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: ballistics—the study of the dynamics or flight characteristics of projectiles

Introduce Thomas Jefferson and The Autobiography: The Declaration of Independence. Read in class.

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: ambiance—mood; atmosphere

Go over reading questions 1-7 from The Autobiography

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: girth—the distance around something; to encircle

Discuss reading questions 8-17 from The Autobiography

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: askew—to one side; crooked

Rationalist Reading Quiz 2: Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson

Work on parallelism worksheets

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: cubism—a style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes

Review for Rationalists Literature Test

 



Week of October 21-25
Due Date: 10/20/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: abate—to reduce

Read Chapter 6 from John Gardner’s Grendel

Give out reading questions

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: abide—to remain; to endure

Read Chapter 11 from Grendel

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: gambit—to take a risk for some advantage

Work on reading questions from Grendel

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: jaunt—a short trip for pleasure

Read Chapter 12 from Grendel; work on reading questions

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: frank—straightforward; open and sincere in expression

Extra-Credit Test on John Gardner’s Grendel

 



Week of Oct. 14-18
Due Date: 10/17/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review for Lesson 3

 

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Lesson 3 Quiz

Go over reading questions from Gilgamesh

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: terse—brief and to the point; concise

Review for Gilgamesh Test/Complete test in class

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: coerce—to force someone by threatening or by physically overpowering him

Review for Anglo-Saxon Unit Test

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: diverse—different; varied

Anglo-Saxon Unit Test

 



Week of October 14-18
Due Date: 10/17/2013
Subject: English 11

Subject: English 11

Week of: October 14-18, 2013

Essential Knowledge: Students will continue to study the characteristics of Rationalist writers.

 

Essential Vocabulary: persuasion, parallelism

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review for Lesson 3

 

SOL(s)

 

11.3

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Lesson 3 Quiz

Introduce Thomas Paine and from The Crisis, No. 1

Begin reading, if time allows

 

 

 

11.3

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: lassitude—listlessness; weariness

Open Book Quiz on Franklin and Henry (Rationalists Quiz 1)

Begin/Continue reading The Crisis, No. 1

 

 

 

11.3

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

In library for SOL review and practice

 

 

 

11.3

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: coterie—a circle of close associates or friends

Introduce Thomas Jefferson and discuss parallelism

Parallelism Worksheet—Turn in when finished

 

 

11.3



Week of October 7-11, 2013
Due Date: 10/7/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: reminisce—the act or practice of recalling the past

Introduce Benjamin Franklin (page 65) and discuss inferences (page 66)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 66)

Begin reading from The Autobiography (page 67)

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: opportune—occurring or coming at a good time

Continue reading from The Autobiography (page 67) and complete reading questions in class

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: dulcet—melodious; soft, soothing

Discuss aphorisms (page 73) and read from Poor Richard’s Almanack (page 74)

Complete handout on aphorisms

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: procine—pertaining to or resembling a pig

Introduce Patrick Henry (page 78) and discuss persuasion and the modes of persuasion—emotional and logical appeals (page 79)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 79) and read Speech to the Virginia Convention (page 80)

Complete reading questions in class

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Review briefly for a quiz over Benjamin Franklin and Patrick Henry (Rationalist Quiz 1)

Complete quiz in class

Review for Daily Vocabulary Lesson 3 Quiz, if time allows

 



Week of October 7-11, 2013
Due Date: 10/7/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: waffle—to speak or write evasively

Watch video of Beowulf

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: ascribe—to attribute to a specific cause or origin

Watch video of Beowulf

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: enhance—to improve; to intensify

Finish video of Beowulf, if needed

Go over background information for Gilgamesh and begin reading, if time allows

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: impair—to cause to diminish, as in strength, value, or quality

Read from Gilgamesh and complete reading questions in class

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Selection Test from Gilgamesh

 



Lesson Plans for September 30-October 4, 2013
Due Date: 9/30/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: egg

Read Sections 7-10 of Beowulf and complete reading questions

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: None

Representative from Alice Lloyd College will be here.

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: mete

Quiz on Sections 7-10

Kennings Worksheet/Practice

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: nullify

Beowulf Selection Test

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: embroil

Begin watching video of Beowulf

 



Lesson Plans for September 30-October 4, 2013
Due Date: 9/29/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: beleaguer

Introduce Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and autobiography (page 51)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 51) and begin reading from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 52)

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: milieu

Continue reading from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Go over reading questions in class

Remind students of a quiz Wednesday on Edwards and Equiano

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: histrionic

Quiz on Edwards and Equiano

Introduce Benjamin Franklin (page 65) and discuss inferences (page 66)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 66)

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: bludgeon

Read from The Autobiography (page 67) and complete reading questions in class

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: beleaguer

Discuss aphorisms (page 73) and read from Poor Richard’s Almanack (page 74)

Complete handout on popular aphorisms and what they really mean

 



Week of September 23-27, 2013
Due Date: 9/23/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review

Introduce Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and autobiography (page 51)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 51) and begin reading from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 52)

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Quiz

Continue reading from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Go over reading questions in class

Remind students of a quiz Thursday on Edwards and Equiano

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Work in computer lab

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: quixotic

Quiz on Edwards and Equiano

Introduce Benjamin Franklin (page 65) and discuss inferences (page 66)

Go over Vocabulary Development (page 66) and read from The Autobiography (page 67)

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: beleaguer

Discuss aphorisms (page 73) and read from Poor Richard’s Almanack (page 74)

Work on reading questions in class

 



Week of September 23-27, 2013
Due Date: 9/23/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: Review

Read Section 5-6 from Beowulf

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: Quiz Lesson 2

Beowulf reading questions from Sections 5-6

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: deploy

Quiz on Sections 5-6

Read Section 7-8 from Beowulf

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: cavalier

Read Section 9-10 from Beowulf

Do reading questions for Sections 7-10

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: egg

Quiz on 7-10

 



Week of September 16-20, 2013
Due Date: 9/15/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily   Vocabulary: pedestrian

Go over Beowulf   notes with 2nd, 3rd, and 7th

Begin reading from Beowulf

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary:   carrion

Beowulf  Background Notes Quiz

Continue reading   Beowulf/Quiz as needed

Beowulf Reading   Questions (Quiz after Sections 1-4; 5-6; and 7-10)

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary:   pinion

Continue reading   from Beowulf/Quiz as needed

(7th   period will be at the SWCC College Fair)

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary   Quiz : kismet

Continue reading   from Beowulf/Quiz as needed

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary:   ambivalence

Continue reading   from Beowulf/Quiz as needed



Week of September 16-20, 2013
Due Date: 9/15/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily   Vocabulary: migratory

Introduce Mary   Rowlandson (page 35) and from A   Narrative of the Captivity…(page 36).

Discuss allusion and chronological order (page 36) and go over Vocabulary Development   (page 36)

Begin reading from A Narrative of the Captivity… (page   37)

Tuesday:

Daily   Vocabulary: evade

Continue reading   from A Narrative of the Captivity…,   if needed

Go over reading   questions in class

Remind students   of a quiz Wednesday on Bradstreet and Rowlandson

Wednesday:

Daily   Vocabulary: efface

Puritan Quiz 1:   Bradstreet and Rowlandson

Introduce   Jonathan Edwards (page 44) and from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”   (page 45)

Discuss figures of speech (page 44) and   Vocabulary Development (page 44)

Begin reading   from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (page 46)

Thursday:

Daily   Vocabulary: asunder

Finish reading   if needed

Go over reading   questions/handouts from “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Introduce   Olaudah Equiano (page 50) and from The   Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 51) and   discuss autobiography (page 51)

Go over   Vocabulary Development (page 51)

Friday:

Daily   Vocabulary: incite

Begin reading   from The Interesting Narrative of the   Life of Olaudah Equiano (page 53)



Week of Sept. 9-13
Due Date: 9/9/2013
Subject: English 11

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: procrastinate

Picture Day

Finish overhead notes on Archetype Characteristics (villain)

Review for test over Native American Oral Traditions

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: roster

Native American Oral Traditions Test

Introduce Anne Bradstreet and discuss plain style and inversion (pages 27-27)

Give out handout on inversion practice

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: impede

Read “Here Follow Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10, 1666” (page 29)

Discuss plain style and inversion in the poem

Discuss Puritan beliefs seen in the poem

Go over reading questions to from the poem

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary: forbear

Introduce Mary Rowlandson (page 35) and discuss allusions and chronological order (page 36). Go over Vocabulary Development (page 36).

Begin reading from “A Narrative of the Captivity…” (page 37)

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: none

Interactive Achievement Pre-Test in Library

 

 



Week of Sept. 9-13
Due Date: 9/6/2013
Subject: English 12

Monday:

Daily Vocabulary: edification

Finish up Anglo-Saxon Background Notes and begin going over these in class

 

Tuesday:

Daily Vocabulary: ablution

Finish going over Anglo-Saxon Background Notes in class

Begin reading Beowulf

 

Wednesday:

Daily Vocabulary: elocution

Anglo-Saxon Background Notes Quiz

Continue reading from Beowulf

 

Thursday:

Daily Vocabulary Quiz : writhe

Beowulf Reading Questions (Quiz after Sections 1-4; 5-6; and 7-10)

 

Friday:

Daily Vocabulary: pedestrian

English 12 PreTest

 



Daily Vocabulary Quiz 1
Due Date: 9/5/2013
Subject: English 12

Vocabulary Quiz on first 10 words.



Daily Vocabulary Quiz 1
Due Date: 9/5/2013
Subject: English 11

Vocabulary Quiz over the first 10 words.



Open Notes Test (History and Development of English Language)
Due Date: 9/3/2013
Subject: English 12

Open Notes Test on the History and Development of the English Language and Culture.  Bonus questions will come from the handouts on American vs. British English.