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English 9 September 4-7, 2018
Due Date: 9/4/2018
Subject: English 9

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Write about your most embarrassing experience.

Begin reading Wonder Part 2 and answer questions as we read.

 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you had magic at the touch of your fingers, what would you do with it? Why?

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.

Thursday:                PICTURE DAY

Bell ringer: What is your favorite insect and why?

Complete research project for part 2 of Wonder.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.



English 9 August 27-31, 2018
Due Date: 8/27/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Imagine that you own a talking mirror. What would it say to you every day?

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Saying no to someone can sometimes make you feel more powerful. Write about a time you told someone no and how it made you feel.

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.

 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: You are two inches tall. Write about how you manage your everyday life.

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.

 

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading Wonder and answering questions. Test after each part.



English 9 April 16-20, 2018 all
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Which quality best describes your life – exciting, organized, or dull--  and why?

Review for That Was Then, This is Now test

Take test

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What item can you simply not “live” without?

Benchmark 2 test

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: How do you treat someone who is always “nosing” in your business?

Finish benchmark 2 test

Complete an i-graph for the following topic:

Some schools use cell phones in the classroom for educational purposes. Think about the effects of allowing students to have and use cell phones in classrooms. Take a position on this issue. Use reasons and specific examples to support your opinion.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write   

Write a rough draft in notebooks for this essay. (Minimum of 5 paragraphs with at least 5 sentences per paragraph)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish rough draft

Exchange papers and edit (two different essays)



English 9 April 9-13, 2018 all
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Describe the “coolest” elderly person you know.   

Continue reading That Was Then, This is Now

Write a summary after each chapter.

Quiz after each chapter

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What rules do you think teenagers should have at home?  

Continue reading That Was Then, This is Now

Write a summary after each chapter.

Quiz after each chapter

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if cows gave root beer instead of milk?

Continue reading  

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write   

Continue reading  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading



English 11 April 9-13, 2018 all
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:           Plans subject to change due to weather   

Complete any make up work owed

Finish cutting/gluing in notebook    

Tuesday:

Copy Root 5, unit 2 definitions  

Open notes literary terms quiz

Go over student examples from page 45

 

**6th: RPS 17

Wednesday:

Turn in a/b/c/d for a grade 

Go over archetypes on page 46

 

**6th: RPS 16 handout

Thursday:

Go over author’s purpose (pages 47-49)  

Discuss cause and effect

Friday:

Root 5b test

Complete cause/effect worksheet

 

 

**6th: RPS 17 test



English 9 April 3-6, 2018 all
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

No school: Easter break  

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Should teachers and students be friends on social media? Why or why not?

Continue reading That Was Then, This is Now

Write a summary after each chapter.

Quiz after each chapter

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What talent do you wish you had been born with and why?

Continue reading  

Thursday:

Bell ringer: What decade during the last century would you have chosen to live as a teenager and why?  

Continue reading  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading



English 9 March 26-30, 2018 all
Due Date: 3/26/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

No school  

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Should children under the age of 16 be allowed to play violent video games? Why or why not?

Read chapter 2

Summary

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What makes you proud to be an American?

Quiz on chapter 2

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Two little girls found a wallet on the sidewalk. Tell what happens now.

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading and complete summary

Friday:

No school: Easter break 



English 9 March 19-23, 2018 i
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What makes a good parent?

Begin reading “That Was Then, This is Now”  Quiz after each chapter except 8-9 and 10-11

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Robin Hood was right/wrong (choose one) when he stole from the rich to give to the poor.   

Continue reading

Character activity for chapter 1

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: How forgiving are you when a friend lets you down? Explain. Give an example.

Continue reading  

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Present projects (1 minute each)  



English 9 March 19-23, 2018 m and a
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What makes a good parent?

Continue watching “The Outsiders”

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Robin Hood was right/wrong (choose one) when he stole from the rich to give to the poor.   

Continue watching The Outsiders

Begin reading That Was Then, This Is Now. Quiz after each chapter except 8-9 and 10-11.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: How forgiving are you when a friend lets you down? Explain. Give an example.

Continue reading  

Character activity

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Present projects (1 minute each)  



English 9 March 5-9, 2018 all
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Would you rather be the parent of a famous professional athlete or a Pulitzer Prize winner?

Make up all missing work from this six weeks.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather be the best player on a team that always loses or be the worst player on a team that always wins?

Continue make up work  

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Tell how you would entertain a group of five-year-olds on a rainy afternoon.

Test on The Outsiders  

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Hand out and go over The Outsiders project (due 3/23/18)

Begin watching movie

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue movie



English 9 February 26-March 2, 2018 a
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Explain your earliest memory.  

Continue reading The Outsiders. Write a summary after each chapter read. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you think the current array of TV shows show the U.S. in a favorable light? Why or why not?

Continue reading

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which animal (either cat or dog) makes the best pet and why?

Continue reading.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 26-March 2, 2018 i
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Explain your earliest memory.  

Continue reading The Outsiders out loud. Write a summary after each chapter read. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you think the current array of TV shows show the U.S. in a favorable light? Why or why not?

Continue reading

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which animal (either cat or dog) makes the best pet and why?

Continue reading.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 26-March 2, 2018 m
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: Explain your earliest memory.  

Continue reading The Outsiders. Write a summary after each chapter read. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you think the current array of TV shows show the U.S. in a favorable light? Why or why not?

Continue reading

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which animal (either cat or dog) makes the best pet and why?

Continue reading.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 19-23, 2018 a
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Complete I-graph for the following essay:

Think about the benefits of working with a group or working alone. Which do you feel is more beneficial? Write to convince your teacher of your preference, either to work with a group or to work alone. Support your position with reasons and specific examples.

Begin typing essay

Tuesday:

Type essay on essay scorer

Wednesday:

Finish essay. (Submit by midnight tonight)

Begin reading chapter 7

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 19-23, 2018 i
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Complete I-graph for the following essay:

Think about the benefits of working with a group or working alone. Which do you feel is more beneficial? Write to convince your teacher of your preference, either to work with a group or to work alone. Support your position with reasons and specific examples.

Begin typing essay

Tuesday:

Type essay on essay scorer

Wednesday:

Finish essay. (Submit by midnight tonight)

Begin reading chapter 7 out loud 

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 19-23, 2018 m
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Complete I-graph for the following essay:

Think about the benefits of working with a group or working alone. Which do you feel is more beneficial? Write to convince your teacher of your preference, either to work with a group or to work alone. Support your position with reasons and specific examples.

Begin typing essay

Tuesday:

Type essay on essay scorer

Wednesday:

Finish essay. (Submit by midnight tonight)

Begin reading chapter 7

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 12-16, 2018 i
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: If you could be an insect, which would you be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders out loud. Write a summary of each chapter after you read it. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you believe in love at first sight? Why or why not?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you could give one piece of advice to any person in history, what would it be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 12-16, 2018 m
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: If you could be an insect, which would you be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Write a summary of each chapter after you read it. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you believe in love at first sight? Why or why not?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you could give one piece of advice to any person in history, what would it be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 February 12-16, 2018 a
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: If you could be an insect, which would you be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Write a summary of each chapter after you read it. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Do you believe in love at first sight? Why or why not?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you could give one piece of advice to any person in history, what would it be and why?

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer:

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading The Outsiders. Quiz after every two chapters. Complete the character chart as you read.



English 9 January 15-19, 2018 i
Due Date: 1/15/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What would you change about the world and why?  

Copy notes on S.E. Hinton from PowerPoint (this is on my website under file manager)

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What was your favorite or least favorite childhood toy and why?

Quiz on S.E. Hinton notes

Go over PowerPoint information on the background information for “The Outsiders” (this is on my website under file manager)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What current fashion in clothing do you particularly like or dislike and why?

Read the pre reading article on stereotyping and answer the questions

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Complete the pre reading questionnaire on your paper

Begin reading chapter 1 (Complete the characterization chart as you read.)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading chapter 1



English 9 January 15-19, 2018 a
Due Date: 1/15/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What would you change about the world and why?  

Copy notes on S.E. Hinton from PowerPoint (this is on my website under file manager)

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What was your favorite or least favorite childhood toy and why?

Quiz on S.E. Hinton notes

Go over PowerPoint information on the background information for “The Outsiders” (this is on my website under file manager)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What current fashion in clothing do you particularly like or dislike and why?

Read the pre reading article on stereotyping and answer the questions

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Complete the pre reading questionnaire on your paper

Begin reading chapter 1 (Complete the characterization chart as you read.)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading chapter 1



English 9 January 15-19, 2018 m
Due Date: 1/15/2018
Subject: English 9

Monday:                       LESSON PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What would you change about the world and why?  

Copy notes on S.E. Hinton from PowerPoint (this is on my website under file manager)

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What was your favorite or least favorite childhood toy and why?

Quiz on S.E. Hinton notes

Go over PowerPoint information on the background information for “The Outsiders” (this is on my website under file manager)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What current fashion in clothing do you particularly like or dislike and why?

Read the pre reading article on stereotyping and answer the questions

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Complete the pre reading questionnaire on your paper

Begin reading chapter 1 (Complete the characterization chart as you read.)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading chapter 1



English 9 January 8-12, 2018 i
Due Date: 1/10/2018
Subject: English 9

Wednesday:

Copy poetry vocabulary from Smartboard

Thursday:

Receive poetry project information

Begin writing first poem

Friday:

Poetry vocabulary quiz

Continue working on poetry packet



English 9 November 27-December 1, 2017 a
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if you were able to communicate with animals?

Define character, characterization, direct characterization, indirect characterization, cause, and effect (313)

Copy the definitions for all vocabulary words on page 330. Write sentences using all 14 words.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What profession do you want to be when you grow up? 

Read “The Necklace” from 332-342

Complete and turn in all reading check questions; 2a, 3a, b, 4a, 4b on page 342; complete vocabulary 1-6 (343), and practice a and b on page 344 (DUE ON WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your deepest fear. What is it about this that frightens you?

Take up all questions

CLASSROOM GUIDANCE 

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Define literary terms: nonfiction, fiction, tone, predictions, theme, purpose, symbol, ambiguity, suspense, foreshadowing, plot, denouement, motivation 

Begin reading short story and taking notes for project

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Necklace”

Finish reading short story for project



English 9 November 27-December 1, 2017 m
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if you were able to communicate with animals?

Define character, characterization, direct characterization, indirect characterization, cause, and effect (313)

Copy the definitions for all vocabulary words on page 330. Write sentences using all 14 words.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What profession do you want to be when you grow up?  

Read “The Necklace” from 332-342

Complete and turn in all reading check questions; 2a, 3a, b, 4a, 4b on page 342; complete vocabulary 1-6 (343), and practice a and b on page 344 (DUE ON WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your deepest fear. What is it about this that frightens you?

Take up all questions

CLASSROOM GUIDANCE

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Define literary terms: nonfiction, fiction, tone, predictions, theme, purpose, symbol, ambiguity, suspense, foreshadowing, plot, denouement, motivation 

Nonfiction  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Necklace”

Nonfiction and summary



English 9 November 27-December 1, 2017 i
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if you were able to communicate with animals?

Define character, characterization, direct characterization, indirect characterization, cause, and effect (313)

Copy the definitions for the six vocabulary words on page 330. Write sentences using those words.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What profession do you want to be when you grow up? 

Read “The Necklace” from 332-342

Complete and turn in all reading check questions; 2a, 3a, b, 4a, 4b on page 342; complete vocabulary 1-6 (343), and practice a and b on page 344 (DUE ON WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your deepest fear. What is it about this that frightens you?

Take up all questions

CLASSROOM GUIDANCE 

Thursday:

Take up bell ringers

Define literary terms: nonfiction, fiction, tone, predictions, theme, purpose, symbol, ambiguity, suspense, foreshadowing, plot, denouement, motivation 

Nonfiction

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Necklace”

Nonfiction and summary



English 9 November 13-17, 2017 a
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

Write a 3 paragraph alternate ending to “The Most Dangerous Game”

Tuesday:

Bell ringer:  If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 16 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction  



English 9 November 13-17, m
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

Write a 2 paragraph alternate ending to “The Most Dangerous Game”

Tuesday:

Bell ringer:  If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 16 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction  



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 13-17, i
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live in the wilderness far from civilization or live on the streets of a city as a homeless person??

Office 365 set up

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why is that the best place for you to live?

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write the definitions for and sentences with the 6 vocabulary words on page 258

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if 300 mice had just gotten out of their cages in a pet shop where you worked?

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer Is conflict necessary? a and b (266)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Irony worksheet 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Gift of the Magi”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 6-10, 2017 a
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Who makes a better leader: someone who is loved or someone who is feared? Explain your answer.

Define conflict, external conflict, internal conflict, resolution, epiphany, and inferences  (page 211)

Create a fill-in-the-blank/true or false/multiple choice quiz for your fellow classmate using all vocabulary words on page 212. You must create a minimum of 4 of each type of question.  Create an answer key on a separate sheet of paper.

Tuesday:

No School: Election Day   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Write a fictional story about teddy bears or gummy bears taking over the world? What would you do?

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” (214-236) Answer all 11 reading check questions as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live forever or have the superpower of being invisible?

Finish the story.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b on page 236. Answer 1a, b, 2 and 3 on page 237. Answer vocabulary 1-6 on page 237.

Turn in all questions by the end of class.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Most Dangerous Game”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 6-10, 2017 i
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Who makes a better leader: someone who is loved or someone who is feared? Explain your answer.

Define conflict, external conflict, internal conflict, resolution, epiphany, and inferences  (page 211)

Write the definition for and a sentence using the following vocabulary words: palpable, palpate, indolently, naïve, naively, scruples, unscrupulous, grotesque, futile, futility  

Tuesday:

No School: Election Day   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Write a fictional story about teddy bears or gummy bears taking over the world? What would you do?

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” (214-236) Answer all 11 reading check questions as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live forever or have the superpower of being invisible?

Finish reading the story.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b on page 236. Answer 1a, b, 2 and 3 on page 237. Answer vocabulary 1-6 on page 237. Turn in all questions at the end of class.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Most Dangerous Game”

Nonfiction



English 9 November 6-10, 2017 m
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Who makes a better leader: someone who is loved or someone who is feared? Explain your answer.

Define conflict, external conflict, internal conflict, resolution, epiphany, and inferences  (page 211)

Create a fill-in-the-blank/true or false/multiple choice quiz for your fellow classmate using twelve vocabulary words on page 212. You must use the main vocabulary word and another form of the word. You must create a minimum of 4 of each type of question.  Create an answer key on a separate sheet of paper.

Tuesday:

No School: Election Day   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Write a fictional story about teddy bears or gummy bears taking over the world? What would you do?

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” (214-236) Answer all 11 reading check questions as you read.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather live forever or have the superpower of being invisible?

Finish reading the story.

Turn in reading check questions at the end of class.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b on page 236. Answer 1a, b, 2 and 3 on page 237. Answer vocabulary 1-6 on page 237. Turn in all questions at the end of class.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Most Dangerous Game”

Nonfiction



English 9 October 30-November 3, 2017 a
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe what you would do if you were a fish for a day. Do not say I would just swim.

Get in groups of 4 and research a mental illness from the list. Each group must research a different illness. Create a PowerPoint presentation on the mental illness.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your weirdest dream ever.

Finish PowerPoint presentation and email to Mrs. Brown: chrisbrown@tazewell.k12.va.us 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why?

Define: character, flat character, round character, dynamic character, and static character from page 125.

Using cell phones, find 3 examples of each type of character (flat, round, dynamic, and static)

Write sentences with the 12 vocabulary words from page 126

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” pages 128-134; answer reading check questions and 2a, b, 3a, b, c

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Nonfiction article  



English 9 October 30-November 3, 2017 m
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe what you would do if you were a fish for a day. Do not say I would just swim.

Define: character, flat character, round character, dynamic character, and static character from page 125.

Using cell phones, find 1 example of each type of character (flat, round, dynamic, and static)

Write sentences with the 12 vocabulary words from page 126

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your weirdest dream ever.

Get in groups of 4 and research a mental illness from the list. Each group must research a different illness. Create a PowerPoint presentation on the mental illness.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why?

Finish PowerPoint presentation and email to Mrs. Brown: chrisbrown@tazewell.k12.va.us  

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” pages 128-134; answer reading check questions and 2a, b, 3a, b, c

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Nonfiction article  



English 9 October 30-November 3, 2017 i
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe what you would do if you were a fish for a day. Do not say I would just swim.

Define: character, flat character, round character, dynamic character, and static character from page 125.

Copy the definitions of the 6 main vocabulary words on page 126.

Write sentences with the 6 main vocabulary words from page 126

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Describe your weirdest dream ever.

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” pages 128-134; answer reading check questions and 2a, b, 3a, b, c

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Which character from a book would you most like to meet and why?

Make a list of all 5 “daydreams” from the story (in order) and list what triggers each one.

Write two paragraphs creating an “ending” to the story.   

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Vocabulary section on page 135; if it is false, correct it and make it true.

Nonfiction article

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Nonfiction article  



English 9 October 23-27, 2017 a
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe an event in your life that has caused a change in you.

Read 101 and 103: copy definitions of literary terms (voice, credibility, tone, autobiography, and purpose)

Write sentences using all vocabulary words on page 102. Leave the word out and put a blank where the word should be. Create an answer key on a separate sheet of paper.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if it really did rain cats and dogs?

Exchange vocabulary papers and fill in the blanks. (10 minutes)

Read from “A White House Diary” (105-110)

Answer reading check questions and 2a, b, c, 3a, b on page 110

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Three goals I have set for myself are…because…

Complete vocabulary on page 111 (numbers 1-6)

Complete practice A and B on page 122

Nonfiction article

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Guidance for the class period

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on from “A White House Diary”

Nonfiction (if needed)



English 9 October 23-27, 2017 m
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe an event in your life that has caused a change in you.

Read 101 and 103: copy definitions of literary terms (voice, credibility, tone, autobiography, and purpose)

Write sentences using all vocabulary words on page 102. Leave the word out and put a blank where the word should be. Create an answer key on a separate sheet of paper.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if it really did rain cats and dogs?

Exchange vocabulary papers and fill in the blanks. (10 minutes)

Read from “A White House Diary” (105-110)

Answer reading check questions and 2a, b, c, 3a, b on page 110

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Three goals I have set for myself are…because…

Complete vocabulary on page 111 (numbers 1-6)

Complete practice A and B on page 122

Nonfiction article

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write

Guidance for the class period

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on from “A White House Diary”

Nonfiction (if needed)



English 9 October 23-27, 2017 i
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe an event in your life that has caused a change in you.

Copy the definitions and write sentences with the vocabulary on page 102.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What would you do if it really did rain cats and dogs?

Read from “A White House Diary” (105-110)

Answer reading check questions and 2a, b, c, 3a, b on page 110

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Three goals I have set for myself are…because…

Complete vocabulary on page 111 (numbers 1-6)

Complete practice A and B on page 122

Nonfiction article

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Guidance for the class period

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on from “A White House Diary”

Nonfiction article



English 9 October 16-20, 2017 a
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: I am proud of myself because…

Type essay 3 in essayscorer.com  

In class make up of tests/quizzes

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: One good deed I am going to do this week is…

Finish typing essay 3

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What inspires you?

Create family crest

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Create family crest

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Create family crest



English 9 October 16-20, 2017 i
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: I am proud of myself because…

Finish writing rough draft (15 minutes)

Make up any missing quizzes/tests

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: One good deed I am going to do this week is…

Begin typing essay 3

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What inspires you?

Type essay on essayscorer.com

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Finish typing essay if needed

Nonfiction article

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article



English 9 October 16-20, 2017 m
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: I am proud of myself because…

Finish rough draft (15 minutes)

Make up any quizzes/tests in class

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: One good deed I am going to do this week is…

Begin typing essay 3 in essayscorer.com

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What inspires you?

Finish typing essay 3

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Nonfiction article

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article



English 9 October 9-13, 2017 a
Due Date: 10/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do it all the electricity in the world just stopped?

Write sentences with all 16 vocabulary words (page 80)

Read “Checkouts” (82-85)

Answer reading check (83) and critical thinking 2a, 3a, 4a, b (85)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer:

Read “The Girl Who Can” (86-92)

Complete reading check (87, 89, 91) and 2a, b, 3a, b, c 4a, b, 5a, b (92)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer:

Complete prewrite for essay 3:
Imagine your school cafeteria plans to change to a new, healthier school lunch menu, which would eliminate some of the students’ favorite cafeteria foods. Take a position on this issue and write to convince your principal whether this change to the school menu is a good idea or a bad idea.  Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Write rough draft for essay 3

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “Checkouts” and “The Girl Who Can”

Finish rough draft



English 9 October 9-13, 2017 m
Due Date: 10/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do it all the electricity in the world just stopped?

Spend 30 minutes creating family crests (if magazines are available)

Write definitions and 11 sentences for vocabulary words on page 80. You must write a sentence with the main word and then select one of the forms of the word after the example sentence.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Name one thing you like about yourself and why you like it.

Read “Checkouts” (82-85)

Answer reading check (83) and critical thinking 2a, 3a, 4a, b (35)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Be a grape that becomes a raisin: describe how it feels to shrink, to shrivel, to become dry and wrinkled.

Read “The Girl Who Can” (86-92)

Complete reading check (87, 89, 91) and 2a, b, 3a, b, c 4a, b, 5a, b (92)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Complete prewrite for essay 3:

Imagine your school cafeteria plans to change to a new, healthier school lunch menu, which would eliminate some of the students’ favorite cafeteria foods. Take a position on this issue and write to convince your principal whether this change to the school menu is a good idea or a bad idea.  Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “Checkouts” and “The Girl Who Can”

Begin rough draft



English 9 October 9-13, 2017 i
Due Date: 10/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What would you do it all the electricity in the world just stopped?

Spend 30 minutes creating family crests (if magazines are available)

Write definitions and 6 sentences for vocabulary words on page 80

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Name one thing you like about yourself and why you like it.

Read “Checkouts” (82-85)

Answer reading check (83) and critical thinking 2a, 3a, 4a, b (85)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Be a grape that becomes a raisin: describe how it feels to shrink, to shrivel, to become dry and wrinkled.

Read “The Girl Who Can” (86-92)

Complete reading check (87, 89, 91) and 2a, b, 3a, b, c 4a, b, 5a, b (92)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Complete prewrite for essay 3:

Imagine your school cafeteria plans to change to a new, healthier school lunch menu, which would eliminate some of the students’ favorite cafeteria foods. Take a position on this issue and write to convince your principal whether this change to the school menu is a good idea or a bad idea.  Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “Checkouts” and “The Girl Who Can”

Begin rough draft



English 9 October 2-6, 2017 a
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Today is a good day because… (If it is not a good day, write about how you are going to change today into a good day.)

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 2 paragraphs predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: This is what I would do if zombies took over the earth…

Write a sentence with the 16 vocabulary words on page 58. Use the words correctly in a sentence and underline the word in the sentence.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe the worst day of your life.

Classroom guidance

 

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Read “The Cask of Amontillado”.

Answer the reading check questions on paper as you read the story. (This is for a grade)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Turn in all reading check questions.

Open book quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”



English 9 October 2-6, 2017 m
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Today is a good day because… (If it is not a good day, write about how you are going to change today into a good day.)

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 2 paragraphs predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: This is what I would do if zombies took over the earth…

Write a sentence with the 16 vocabulary words on page 58. Use the words correctly in a sentence and underline the word in the sentence.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe the worst day of your life.

Classroom guidance

 

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Read “The Cask of Amontillado”.

Answer the reading check questions on paper as you read the story. (This is for a grade)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Turn in all reading check questions.

Open book quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”



English 9 October 2-6, 2017 i
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Today is a good day because… (If it is not a good day, write about how you are going to change today into a good day.)

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 2 paragraphs predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: This is what I would do if zombies took over the earth…

Write a sentence with 12 of the vocabulary words on page 58. (You must write a sentence with each of the main words in blue. You may choose which other six from that page you want to use.)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Describe the worst day of your life.

Classroom guidance

 

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Begin reading “The Cask of Amontillado” aloud in class.

Answer the reading check questions on paper as the story is read. (This is for a grade)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Turn in all reading check questions.

Open book quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”



English 9 September 25-29, 2017 a
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe your favorite season.

PRETEST

Define the following words: anecdote, plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, foreshadowing, suspense, sequence, point of view, first person, third person, third person omniscient, third person limited, voice, autobiography, tone, credibility, character, round character, flat character, dynamic character, static character (QUIZ ON THURSDAY)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Write about a time when you taught someone something.

Finish literary terms if needed

Write an original sentence with all of the vocabulary words in blue on page 34 (Total of 16)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you had to eat the same meal over and over for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Read “New Directions” (pages 36-38)

Answer 2a, b, c, 3a, b, and 4a on page 38

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Complete practice a and b on page 40.

Quiz on literary terms from Monday  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on New Directions



English 9 September 25-29, 2017 m
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe your favorite season.

PRETEST

Define the following words: anecdote, plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, foreshadowing, suspense, sequence, point of view, first person, third person, third person omniscient, third person limited, voice, autobiography, tone, credibility, character, round character, flat character, dynamic character, static character (QUIZ ON THURSDAY)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Write about a time when you taught someone something.

Finish literary terms if needed

Write an original sentence with all of the vocabulary words in blue on page 34 (Total of 16)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you had to eat the same meal over and over for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Read “New Directions” (pages 36-38)

Answer 2a, b, c, 3a, b, and 4a on page 38

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Complete practice a and b on page 40.

Quiz on literary terms from Monday  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on New Directions



English 9 September 25-29, 2017 i
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Describe your favorite season.

PRETEST

Define the following words: anecdote, plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, foreshadowing, suspense, sequence, point of view, first person, third person, third person omniscient, third person limited, voice, autobiography, tone, credibility, character, round character, flat character, dynamic character, static character (QUIZ ON THURSDAY)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Write about a time when you taught someone something.

Finish literary terms if needed

Write an original sentence with all of the vocabulary words in blue on page 34 (Total of 16)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: If you had to eat the same meal over and over for the rest of your life, what would it be and why?

Read “New Directions” (pages 36-38)

Answer 2a, b, c, 3a, b, and 4a on page 38

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Complete practice a and b on page 40.

Quiz on literary terms from Monday  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on New Directions



English 9 September 18-22, 2017 a
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Prewrite for essay 2

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Finish prewrite and begin rough draft for essay 2

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish rough draft of essay 2

Peer edit/review essay 2

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Nonfiction article

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article if time allows

Pep rally during 7th



English 9 September 18-22, 2017 m
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Begin writing rough draft of essay 2

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Continue rough draft for essay 2

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Peer edit/review essay 2

Exchange papers and review a peer’s essay (total of two reviews)

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Nonfiction article

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article   



English 9 September 18-22, 2017 i
Due Date: 9/18/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: “Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing.” Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?

Write essay 2 together as a class.  

Work on parts of speech worksheets.   

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Having money is…

Continue writing essay 2.

Work on parts of speech worksheets.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: I have never been more frightened than when…   

Continue writing essay 2.  

Work on parts of speech worksheets.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Review sheet for parts of speech.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on parts of speech   



English 9 September 11-15, 2017 a
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What qualities make a great leader?

Give out textbooks.

Finish copying conjunction and interjection notes

Copy notes from unit 1 literary terms PowerPoint.   

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather go into the past and meet your ancestors or go into the future and meet your great grandchildren?

Plicker on adjectives/adverbs

Finish unit 1 literary terms

Begin reading/covering “The Giant’s House” pages 9-15.

Answer the reading check questions as you read. (Finish the story for homework if not finished in class.)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What material object do you cherish the most and why?   

8 parts of speech test

Literary terms plicker quiz

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Write an ending to the story. It has to be at least four paragraphs. 

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Giant’s House” 

Pep Rally 



English 9 September 11-15, 2017 i
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What qualities make a great leader?

Give out textbooks.

Copy notes from unit 1 literary terms PowerPoint.

Define the following words: fiction, nonfiction, character, main character, subordinate character, plot, conflict, setting, point of view, theme, audience, purpose, tone, motivation, and prediction (Look starting on page R15 in the back of your book)   

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather go into the past and meet your ancestors or go into the future and meet your great grandchildren?

Begin reading/covering “The Giant’s House” pages 9-15.

Answer the reading check questions as you read.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What material object do you cherish the most and why?   

Write an ending to this story. It has to be at least two paragraphs.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Prewrite for essay 2

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Giant’s House”

Continue prewrite for essay 2 



English 9 September 11-15, 2017 m
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: What qualities make a great leader?

Give out textbooks.

Copy notes from unit 1 literary terms PowerPoint.   

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: Would you rather go into the past and meet your ancestors or go into the future and meet your great grandchildren?

Begin reading/covering “The Giant’s House” pages 9-15.

Answer the reading check questions as you read.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What material object do you cherish the most and why?   

Write an ending to this story. It has to be at least four paragraphs.

Thursday:

Bell ringer: free write

Prewrite essay 2

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Giant’s House” 

Finish prewrite for essay 2 



English 9 September 5-8, 2017 a
Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

LABOR DAY: NO SCHOOL

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Continue/Finish typing essay

Notes on adjectives and verbs

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Plicker on adjectives and verbs

Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections notes

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Debate topics: Agree, Disagree, Undecided

Select one topic you feel strongly about and write a three paragraph paper defending your position

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Peer edit for debate topics and rewrite

Turn in the three paragraphs today.  



English 9 September 5-8, 2017 m
Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

LABOR DAY; NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Continue parts of speech foldable

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish foldable

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Yearbook pictures are during this class.

Read nonfiction article on Hurricane; on a half sheet of paper, answer the 4 multiple choice questions. On the back, write a one paragraph summary of the article.  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Read nonfiction article; on a half sheet of paper, answer the 4 multiple choice questions. On the back, write a one paragraph summary of the article. 



English 9 September 5-8, 2017 i
Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Labor Day: No school  

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What famous person would you like to have over for dinner and why?

Create part of speech foldable

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: Why is it important to forgive?  

Continue parts of speech foldable

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Write about the bravest thing you have ever done

Read nonfiction article on Hurricane Harvey; answer all four questions and write a one paragraph summary of the article.

Yearbook pictures are during this class.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish parts of speech foldable



English 9 a August 28-September 1, 2017
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Go over format for bell ringers

Begin typing essay in www.essayscorer.com

 

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Continue/Finish typing essay

Notes on types of nouns and pronouns, adjectives and verbs

Worksheet/exit slip review

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections notes

Worksheet/questions

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Finish review of 8 parts of speech notes/worksheets

Debate topics: Agree, Disagree, Undecided (IF TIME ALLOWS)

Select one topic you feel strongly about and write a three paragraph paper defending your position

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on the eight parts of speech



English 9 August 28 - September 1, 2017 m
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Go over format for bell ringers

Begin typing essay one on www.essayscorer.com

Notes on 8 parts of speech definitions

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Continue/Finish typing essay 1

Begin parts of speech foldable

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue foldable

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Finish foldable

6th period: assembly

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on the eight parts of speech



English 9 August 28 - September 1, 2017 i
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: (Write a minimum of five complete sentences for each bell ringer. Put them all on the same page, and turn them in on Friday of each week.) Are first impressions important? Why or why not?

Write a counterclaim together on the prewriting.

Write a five paragraph essay on the first essay topic (Positive attitude)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer: What does this statement mean to you? The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time you fall. (Nelson Mandela)

Continue essay from yesterday.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer: What is your earliest memory?

Finish and collect essay on a positive attitude

Begin parts of speech foldable

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Free write (This means you may write on any topic that is clean, decent, and acceptableàno violence, drugs, alcohol…)

Continue parts of speech foldable

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue parts of speech foldable



English 9 April 24-28, 2017 a
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        

Bell ringer

Continue reading individual novel  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue individual novel

Wednesday:

Edit

Continue individual novel  

Thursday:

Present Projects

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish presenting if needed

Pre write essay 16



English 9 April 24-28, 2017 i
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          

Bell ringer

Pre write essay 10

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Finish pre write essay 10

Begin pre write essay 11

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish pre write essay 11

Pre write essay 12

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Select either essay 10, 11, or 12 and complete a rough draft  

Friday:

Exchange papers and peer edit/review

Begin typing essay on essay scorer



English 9 April 24-28, 2017 m
Due Date: 4/24/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        

Bell ringer

Read chapter 4  

Quiz on chapter 4 at end of class or immediately on Tuesday

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 5

Take quiz

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read chapter 6

Take quiz

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Read chapter 7

Take quiz

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Read chapter 8

Take quiz  



English 9 April 17-21, 2017 a
Due Date: 4/17/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

No school: Easter break  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue individual novel 

Wednesday:

Edit

Continue individual novel  

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Continue individual novel

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Pre write essay 15  



English 9 April 17-21, 2017 m
Due Date: 4/17/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

No school: Easter break  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue novel chapter 2

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue novel

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Continue novel

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue novel 



English 9 April 17-21, 2017 i
Due Date: 4/17/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

No school: Easter break

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Pre write essay 9

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Select either essay 7, 8, or 9 and complete a rough draft

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Finish rough draft

Friday:

Exchange papers and peer edit/review

Begin typing essay on essay scorer



English 9 April 10-13, 2017 a
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue individual novel

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue individual novel

Wednesday:

Edit

Continue individual novel  

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Continue individual novel

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Pre write essay 15  



English 9 April 10-13, 2017 m
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin That was Then, This is Now

(There will be a quiz after every chapter)

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue novel

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue novel

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Continue novel

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete pre write for essay 15



English 9 April 10-13, 2017 i
Due Date: 4/10/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Test on The Outsiders

Continue pre write

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Write rough draft for essay

Wednesday:

Present The Outsiders projects

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Finish presenting projects

Continue rough draft for essay

Friday:

No school: Easter Break



English 9 April 3-7, 2017 a
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer: What talent do you wish you had been born with and why?

Test on “The Outsiders”

Prewriting for essay 13

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer: What decade during the last century would you have chosen to live as a teenager?        

Choose essay 11, 12, or 13 and complete rough draft; rough draft due Thursday, April 6

Exchange rough drafts for peer editing/review 1

Wednesday:

Present “The Outsiders” project

Thursday:

Bell ringer: Describe the most difficult thing about being your age.  

Exchange rough drafts for peer editing/review 2 (a different person)

Final draft due Monday, April 10.          

Go over individual novel assignment.

Give out questions for assignment.

Select novel for individual novel assignment.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Begin reading individual novel     



English 9 April 3-7, 2017 i
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Give out “The Outsiders” project information to anyone who was absent (due April 12)

Begin listening to “The Outsiders” Chapter 9

Quiz upon completion of every two chapters

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”



English 9 March 27-31, 2017 m
Due Date: 4/3/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Test on “The Outsiders”

Prewriting for essay 13

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Choose essay 11, 12, or 13 and complete rough draft; rough draft due Thursday, April 6

Exchange rough drafts for peer editing/review 1

Wednesday:

Present “The Outsiders” project

Thursday:

Bell ringer 

Exchange rough drafts for peer editing/review 2 (a different person)

Final draft due Monday, April 10.          

Begin reading “That was Then, This is Now”

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading      



English 9 March 27-31, 2017 a
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Quiz on chapters 7-8

Prewriting for essay 12

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 9

Begin chapter 10 if time permits

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish chapter 10

Take up questions

Quiz on chapters 9-10

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Read chapter 11 and 12

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Take up questions

Quiz on 11 and 12

Give project information out     



English 9 March 27-31, 2017 i
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Quiz upon completion of every two chapters

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”



English 9 March 27-31, 2017 m
Due Date: 3/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Quiz on chapters 7-8

Prewriting for essay 12

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 9

Begin chapter 10 if time permits

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish chapter 10

Take up questions

Quiz on chapters 9-10

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Read chapter 11 and 12

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Take up questions

Quiz on 11 and 12

Give project information out     



English 9 March 20-24, 2017 a
Due Date: 3/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Quiz on chapters 3-4

Prewrite for essay 10

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 5

Begin chapter 6 if time allows 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish chapter 6

Take up questions

Quiz on chapters 5-6

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Read chapter 7

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Read chapter 8     



English 9 March 20-24, 2017 m
Due Date: 3/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Quiz on chapters 3-4

Prewrite essay 10

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 5

Begin chapter 6 if time permits

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish chapter 6

Take up questions

Quiz on chapters 5-6

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Read chapter 7

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Read chapter 8     



English 9 March 20-24, 2017 i
Due Date: 3/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders” chapter 1

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Quiz upon completion of every two chapters

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”   

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”



Eng. 9 March 13-17, 2017 a
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Finish The Outsiders, chapter 2

Turn in questions

Quiz on chapters 1-2

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read chapter 3

Answer questions while reading  

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read chapter 4

Answer questions while reading

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Finish any reading for chapters 3 and 4 of “The Outsiders”   

Take up questions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on chapters 3 and 4    



Eng. 9 March 13-17, 2017 m
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Finish reading chapter 2

Turn in questions on chapters 1 and 2

 Quiz on chapters 1/2

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Read aloud chapter 3

Answer questions as reading

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue 3 and begin reading chapter 4

Answer questions as reading

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Finish reading “The Outsiders” chapters 3 and 4

Take up questions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Outsiders” chapters 3/4



Eng. 9 March 13-17, 2017 i
Due Date: 3/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Take quiz on Romeo and Juliet movie

Take notes on S.E. Hinton (author of “The Outsiders”)

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Quiz on S.E. Hinton

Give out characterization sheet

**There will be a quiz immediately following every 2 chapters of the novel.**

Begin listening to tape of “The Outsiders”  

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue listening to “The Outsiders”

Quiz at the end of chapters 1 and 2   



Eng. 9 March 6-10, 2017 a
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Present Romeo and Juliet Projects

Prewrite (I-graph) for essay 9 

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Finish projects if necessary

S.E. Hinton PowerPoint—students copy notes

Quiz on Wednesday

Write rough draft for essay 9 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

S.E. Hinton quiz

Complete rough draft for essay #9

Give out characterization handouts

Give out study guide questions to answer while reading.

Begin reading “The Outsiders”  
There will be a quiz after every 2 chapters

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Continue reading “The Outsiders”   

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading “The Outsiders”   



Eng. 9 March 6-10, 2017 m
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Present Romeo and Juliet Projects

Prewrite (I-graph) for essay 9 

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Finish projects if necessary

Write rough draft for essay 9

S.E. Hinton PowerPoint—students copy notes

Quiz on Wednesday

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

S.E. Hinton quiz

Complete rough draft Essay 9

Give out characterization handouts

Give out study guide questions to answer while reading.

Begin reading “The Outsiders”  
There will be a quiz after every 2 chapters

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Continue reading “The Outsiders”   

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue reading “The Outsiders”   



Eng. 9 March 6-10, 2017 i
Due Date: 3/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin presenting Romeo and Juliet Projects

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Finish presenting Romeo and Juliet projects

Take Romeo and Juliet final test

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Give out study questions to answer while watching movie

Begin watching “Romeo and Juliet” movie

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Watch movie  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish movie

Take up questions

Quiz on Monday   



Eng. 9 Feb. 27- March 3, 2017 a
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Complete anticipation guide after reading

Begin watching Romeo and Juliet  

Answer study questions as you watch

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue watching Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue watching Romeo and Juliet

Thursday:

Bell ringer           

Go over the study questions from the movie  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Romeo and Juliet movie quiz

Work on project due Monday  



Eng. 9 Feb. 27- March 3, 2017 i
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin reading Act 5

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Finish Romeo and Juliet Act 5

Answer questions

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on Act 5

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Complete study guide for test together

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on Romeo and Juliet  



Eng. 9 Feb. 27- March 3, 2017 m
Due Date: 2/27/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Complete anticipation guide after reading

Begin watching Romeo and Juliet  

Answer study questions as you watch

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue watching Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue watching Romeo and Juliet

Thursday:

Bell ringer           

Go over the study questions from the movie  

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Romeo and Juliet movie quiz

Work on project due Monday  



Eng. 9 Feb. 20-24, 2017 a
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin reading Act 5

Answer questions as we go  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Finish Act 5

Turn in questions

Begin typing essay on Essay Scorer

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz Act 5

Continue/Finish typing essay on Essay Scorer

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Give out and discuss Romeo and Juliet project

Review play for test tomorrow

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Romeo and Juliet test

Work on project  



Eng. 9 Feb. 20-24, 2017 m
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:            SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin Act 5

Answer questions as we go 

Tuesday:  

Bell ringer

Finish reading Act 5

Turn in questions 

Begin typing essay on Essay Scorer

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz Act 5 

Continue/Finish typing essay on Essay Scorer

Thursday:           

Bell ringer           

Give out and discuss Romeo and Juliet project

Review play for test tomorrow

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Romeo and Juliet test

Work on project



Eng. 9 Feb. 20-24, 2017 i
Due Date: 2/20/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 4

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Finish Romeo and Juliet Act 4

Answer questions

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on Act 4

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Begin reading Act 5

Give out project information

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue Act 5



Eng. 9 Feb. 13-17, 2017 a
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin reading Act 4

Answer questions as we go  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue Act 4

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue/Finish Act 4

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Finish/Quiz Act 4

Collect reading check questions

Write rough draft of either essay 7 or 8

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Peer edit rough draft; final draft due Monday



Eng. 9 Feb. 13-17, 2017 i
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Review Act 3, scene 1

Continue Act 3

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Continue Romeo and Juliet Act 3

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue Act 3

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Finish Romeo and Juliet Act 3

Finish reading Romeo and Juliet Act 3: answer questions at the end of the act

Quiz on Act 3 if time permits

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on Act 3

Complete every day edit S3



Eng. 9 Feb. 13-17, 2017 m
Due Date: 2/13/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:            SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER

Bell ringer

Begin Act 4

Answer questions as we go 

Tuesday:  

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 4

Answer questions as we go 

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue/Finish reading Act 4

Answer questions as we go 

Thursday:           

Bell ringer           

Finish/Quiz on Act 4

Collect reading check questions

Write rough draft of either essay 7 or 8

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Peer edit rough draft; final draft due Monday



Eng. 9 Feb. 6-10, 2017 a
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 3

Answer questions as we go  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Continue Act 3

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue Act 3

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Finish Act 3

Collect reading check questions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on Act 3



Eng. 9 Feb. 6-10, 2017 i
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Finish pre-writing for Group work essay

If anyone was absent last week, catch up on Romeo and Juliet Act 2

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Begin Romeo and Juliet Act 3

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue Act 3

Thursday:     

Bell ringer 

Continue Romeo and Juliet Act 3

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading Romeo and Juliet Act 3: answer questions at the end of the act

Quiz on Act 3 if time permits



Eng. 9 Feb. 6-10, 2017 m
Due Date: 2/6/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:            SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 3

Answer questions as we go  

Tuesday:   

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 3

Answer questions as we go  

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue reading Act 3

Answer questions as we go  

Thursday:           

Bell ringer          

Finish Act 3

Collect reading check questions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Act 3 quiz



Eng. 9 Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2017 a
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

SNOW DAY: NO SCHOOL  

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

SOLILOQUY

Prewrite for essay # 7

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish Act 2 and take up questions

Quiz at the completion of Act 2

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Interactive Achievement test

Finish prewrite

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Begin reading Romeo and Juliet Act 3



Eng. 9 Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2017 i
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

NO SCHOOL: SNOW DAY

Tuesday:        

INTERACTIVE ACHIEVEMENT BENCHMARK

 

Wednesday:

Begin Act 2

Thursday:       

Continue Romeo and Juliet Act 2

Friday:

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet Act 2: answer questions at the end of the act



Eng. 9 Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2017 m
Due Date: 1/31/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:            SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER

NO SCHOOL: SNOW DAY

 

Tuesday:  

SOLILOQUY     

Prewrite essay 7 in writing notebooks

Wednesday:

Finish Romeo and Juliet Act 2               Quiz upon completion of act

Answer reading check questions as we read

Thursday:           

Interactive achievement test

Friday:

Begin Romeo and Juliet Act 3

Answer reading check questions as we read



Eng. 9 Jan. 23-27, 2017 a
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:        SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Tuesday:  

Bell ringer      

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Friday:

Bell ringer      

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet



Eng. 9 Jan. 23-27, 2017 i
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:          SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER

Bell ringer

Assign parts for Romeo and Juliet

Begin Act 1

Answer questions as we read

Tuesday:         

Bell ringer      

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Collect essays

Continue Act 1

Continue to answer questions as we read

Thursday:       

Bell ringer          

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet

Friday:

Bell ringer    

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet



Eng. 9 Jan. 23-27, 2017 m
Due Date: 1/23/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:            SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON WEATHER

Bell ringer

Continue Romeo and Juliet

Answer reading check questions as we read

Act 1 quiz upon completion of Act

Tuesday:         

Bell ringer      

Continue Romeo and Juliet

Answer reading check questions as we read

Act 1 quiz upon completion of Act

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue Romeo and Juliet

Answer reading check questions as we read

Act 1 quiz upon completion of Act

Thursday:           

Bell ringer          

Continue Romeo and Juliet

Answer reading check questions as we read

Act 1 quiz upon completion of Act

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue Romeo and Juliet

Answer reading check questions as we read

Act 1 quiz upon completion of Act



Eng. 9 Jan. 16-20, 2017 a
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Exchange rough draft and peer edità essay due Wednesday

Shakespeare PowerPoint à quiz Tuesday

Tuesday: 

Bell ringer      

Drama PowerPoint à quiz Wednesday

Romeo and Juliet anticipation guide

Romeo and Juliet character list

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Collect essays

Begin reading Romeo and Juliet         

Complete reading check questions as we read

Thursday:

Bell ringer          

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet

Friday:

Bell ringer      

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet



Eng. 9 Jan. 16-20, 2017 m
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Exchange rough draft and peer edità essay due Wednesday

Shakespeare PowerPoint à quiz Tuesday

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer      

Drama PowerPoint à quiz Wednesday

Romeo and Juliet anticipation guide

Romeo and Juliet character list

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Collect essays

Begin reading Romeo and Juliet   

Complete reading check questions as we read

Thursday:           

Bell ringer          

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet

Friday:

Bell ringer    

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet



Eng. 9 Jan. 16-20, 2017 i
Due Date: 1/16/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Exchange rough draft and peer edità essay due Wednesday

Shakespeare PowerPoint à quiz Tuesday

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer      

Drama PowerPoint à quiz Wednesday

Romeo and Juliet anticipation guide

Romeo and Juliet character list

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Collect essays

Begin reading Romeo and Juliet   

Complete reading check questions as we read

Thursday:       

Bell ringer          

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet

Friday:

Bell ringer    

Continue reading Romeo and Juliet



Eng. 9 Jan. 9-13, 2017 a
Due Date: 1/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Read “A Voice” p 614 (3a, b, 4a, b)

Work on poetry book

Tuesday:        

Read “Dream Deferred” (620)

Read “Dreams” (621)

Read “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” (627)

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, Big ? a, b

Work on poetry book

Wednesday:

Practice a & b (640)

Work on poetry book

Thursday:           

Work on poetry book

Friday:

Poetry book due

Each person share 1 poem with the class



Eng. 9 Jan. 9-13, 2017 i
Due Date: 1/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Read “A Voice” p 614 (3a, b, 4a, b)

Work on poetry book poem 3

Tuesday:        

Read “Dream Deferred” (620)

Read “Dreams” (621)

Read “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” (627)

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, Big ? a, b

Work on poetry book poem 4

Wednesday:

Practice a & b (640)

Work on poetry book poem 5

Thursday:       

Create front and back cover and table of contents for poetry book

Finish creating the booklet format

Friday:

Poetry book due

Each person share 1 poem with the class



Eng. 9 Jan. 9-13, 2017 m
Due Date: 1/9/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Read “A Voice” p 614 (3a, b, 4a, b)

Work on poetry book

SOL(s)

9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7

Tuesday:        

Read “Dream Deferred” (620)

Read “Dreams” (621)

Read “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” (627)

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, Big ? a, b

Work on poetry book

9.1, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7

Wednesday:

Practice a & b (640)

Work on poetry book

9.1, 9.6,

9.7

Thursday:           

Work on poetry book

9.1, 9.6,

9.7

Friday:

Poetry book due

Each person share 1 poem with the class

9.1, 9.6,

9.7

 

 



Eng. 9 Jan. 4-6, 2017 a
Due Date: 1/4/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:        

NO SCHOOL  

Wednesday:

Give out Poetry Book assignment (due 1/13/17; test grade) 

Copy notes from poetry PowerPoint (quiz on Friday)

Thursday:           

Start writing your poetry in class; there are a total of 10 required poems

Friday:

Poetry terms quiz

Continue writing poems



Eng. 9 Jan. 4-6, 2017 i
Due Date: 1/4/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:        

NO SCHOOL  

Wednesday:

Give out Poetry Book assignment (due 1/13/17; test grade)

Copy ½ notes from poetry PowerPoint (quiz Friday on ALL notes)

Thursday:       

Finish copying notes from poetry PowerPoint   

Start writing your 1st poem

Friday:

Poetry terms quiz

Continue writing poems



Eng. 9 Jan. 4-6, 2017 m
Due Date: 1/4/2017
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:        

NO SCHOOL  

Wednesday:

Give out Poetry Book assignment (due 1/13/17; test grade)

Copy notes from poetry PowerPoint (quiz on Friday)

Thursday:           

Start writing your 1st poem

Friday:

Poetry terms quiz

Continue writing poems



Eng. 9 Dec. 12-16, 2016 i
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO BELL RINGERS

Complete make up work

Complete first part of exam review

Tuesday:         

Complete second part of exam review

Wednesday:

Go over all exam review

Thursday:           

Exams 1 & 7

Friday:

Exams 2 & 6



Eng. 9 Dec. 12-16, 2016 m
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Library to finalize short story presentations

Tuesday:        

Short story presentation due

Wednesday:

Finish presentation if needed

Go over answers to crossword exam review

Thursday:           

1st & 7th exams

Friday:

2nd & 6th exams



Eng. 9 Dec. 12-16, 2016 a
Due Date: 12/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Library to finalize short story presentations

Tuesday:        

Short story presentation due

Wednesday:

Finish presentation if needed

Go over answers to crossword exam review

Thursday:           

1st & 7th exams

Friday:

2nd & 6th exams



Eng. 9 Dec. 5-8, 2016 a
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Read “The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind” (396-400)

Answer reading ck ?s (2) and 2a, b, c, 3a, b, conflict b (400)

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Go over answers
Quiz on story

Hand out short story project information (due Dec. 13)

Select groups and begin reading story.

Wednesday:

Edit

Work on project

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Work on project

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Work on project



Eng. 9 Dec. 5-8, 2016 i
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO BELL RINGERS

Define: conflict, external conflict, internal conflict, resolution, epiphany, inferences

Go over definitions for words. DO NOT WRITE SENTENCES

Start reading “The Most Dangerous Game” from handouts

Answer questions as we go.

Tuesday:         

Finish reading and collect questions.

Go over questions and take quiz

Wednesday:

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, dramatic irony, ambiguity, inference and contradiction

Discuss vocabulary on 258 (do not write sentences)

Read “The Gift of the Magi” (261-266)

Answer reading check questions

Thursday:           

Quiz on “The Gift of the Magi”

Define characterization, direct characterization, indirect characterization, symbolism, allegory, cause, and effect

Read “The Necklace” from handouts

Answer questions as we go.

Friday:

Quiz on “The Necklace”

Finish any weekly assignments



Eng. 9 Dec. 5-8, 2016 m
Due Date: 12/5/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Read “The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind” (396-400)

Answer reading ck ?s (2) and 2a, b, c, 3a, b, conflict b (400)

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Go over answers
Quiz on story

Hand out short story project information (due Dec. 13)

Select groups and begin reading story.

Wednesday:

Edit

Work on project

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Work on project

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Work on project



Eng. 9 Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016 a
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define direct characterization and indirect characterization (313)

Write sentences with all 14 vocab on 330

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Read “The Necklace” (333-342)

Complete reading check questions

Wednesday:

Edit

Literary analysis 1 all, 2a; vocab 1-6

Practice a and b (344)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Sample I graph for essay

Begin I graph for essay 5.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Necklace”

Complete I graph for essay 5



Eng. 9 Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016 m
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define direct characterization and indirect characterization (313)

Write sentences with all 10 vocab on 330

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Read “The Necklace” (333-342)

Complete reading check questions

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Literary analysis 1 all, 2a; vocab 1-6

Practice a and b (344)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Sample I graph for essay

Begin I graph for essay 5.

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Necklace”

Complete I graph for essay 5



Eng. 9 Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2016 i
Due Date: 11/28/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define theme (160)

Begin worksheet on theme (together in class)

Write sentences with blight, maladies, and moribund (6 or 3)

Tuesday:        

Read from Silent Spring and discuss theme (167-170)

Complete 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, 5a

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on Silent Spring

Complete theme worksheet (individually)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Complete test practice: Unit 1 review (186-191)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Sample I graph for essay



Eng. 9 Nov. 21-22, 2016 a
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Quiz on The Gift of the Magi

Write a persuasive letter from the point of view of a turkey trying to convince the farmer to have a vegetarian Thanksgiving. (At least 4 paragraphs)

Tuesday:        

Write an “I am grateful on Thanksgiving Day” acrostic. Each line must have at least 5 words. It does not have to rhyme.  

Wednesday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Thursday:           

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Friday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK



Eng. 9 Nov. 21-22, 2016 m
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Quiz on The Gift of the Magi

Write a persuasive letter from the point of view of a turkey trying to convince the farmer to have a vegetarian Thanksgiving. (At least 3 paragraphs)

Tuesday:        

Write an “I am grateful on Thanksgiving Day” acrostic. Each line must have at least 5 words. It does not have to rhyme.  

Wednesday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Thursday:           

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Friday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK



Eng. 9 Nov. 21-22, 2016 i
Due Date: 11/21/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Write a story about the first Thanksgiving from the point of view of your picture (Indian, turkey, or pilgrim). The story must be either 5, 4, or 3 paragraphs (differentiated)

Tuesday:        

Finish your story and color your picture.   

Wednesday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Thursday:           

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Friday:

THANKSGIVING BREAK



Eng. 9 Nov. 14-18, 2016 a
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

“The Most Dangerous Game” test

Write a sequel to or an alternate ending for “The Most Dangerous Game” (minimum of 500 words) (Due Wed.)

Tuesday:        

Library for Classroom Guidance

Wednesday:

Edit

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write sentences with the 16 vocabulary words on page 258

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer critical thinking #4, conflict a and b (266)

Answer vocabulary 1-6 (267)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete irony worksheets



Eng. 9 Nov. 14-18, 2016 i
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Finish complete sentence/fragment foldable

Define character, round character, flat character, dynamic character, and static character (125)

Tuesday:        

Library for Classroom Guidance

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Create interactive notebook entry for types of characters

Write sentences with the 16 vocabulary words on page 126 (16, 12, or 6)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (128-134)

Answer reading questions as we read

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” if needed

Answer critical thinking 2a, b, 3a, b, c, 4a



Eng. 9 Nov. 14-18, 2016 m
Due Date: 11/14/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

“The Most Dangerous Game” test

Write a sequel to or an alternate ending for “The Most Dangerous Game” (minimum of 400 words) (Due Wed.)

Tuesday:        

Library for Classroom Guidance

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Define irony, situational irony, verbal irony, and dramatic irony

Write sentences with the 16 vocabulary words on page 258

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Read “The Gift of the Magi” and answer reading check questions (261-266) Answer critical thinking #4, conflict a and b (266)

Answer vocabulary 1-6 (267)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete irony worksheets



Eng. 9 Nov. 7-11, 2016 a
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Complete essay 3 outline

Define: conflict, internal, external, characterization, setting, mood/atmosphere, symbol and epiphany (198-199, 211)

Discuss “IS conflict necessary?”

Write sentences with the vocabulary 212

Tuesday:        

ELECTION DAY: NO SCHOOL

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” (214-236)

Complete reading check questions as we read

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Continue reading “The Most Dangerous Game”

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading “The Most Dangerous Game”  

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b (236)

Answer 1a, b, 2, 3 and vocabulary 1-6 (237)



Eng. 9 Nov. 7-11, 2016 i
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Write sentences with vocabulary words on page 102; divided 16, 12, or 6

 

SOL(s)

9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7

Tuesday:

ELECTION DAY: NO SCHOOL

9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 9.7

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read “A White House Diary” 104-110; complete reading check questions.

9.6

9.7

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Quiz on “A White House Diary”

9.6

9.7

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete sentences vs fragments notes and worksheet

9.6

9.7

 

 



Eng. 9 Nov. 7-11, 2016 m
Due Date: 11/7/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define: conflict, internal, external, characterization, setting, mood/atmosphere, symbol and epiphany (198-199, 211)

Discuss “Is conflict necessary?”

Write sentences with the vocabulary 212

Tuesday:        

ELECTION DAY: NO SCHOOL

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” (214-236)

Complete reading check questions as we read

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Continue reading “The Most Dangerous Game”

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish reading “The Most Dangerous Game”  

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b (236)

Answer 1a, b, 2, 3 and vocabulary 1-6 (237)



Eng. 9 Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2016 a
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Review dictionary entries, fragments, run-ons, affect/effect, characterization, comma usage in dialogue, thesis statements

Tuesday:        

Benchmark test in library

NO BELL RINGER

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Review “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring”

Test on “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring” 

Unit 1 Test Practice 186-191 (FOR A GRADE)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Complete pre-writing “T-graph” on essay 3

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Write rough draft



Eng. 9 Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2016 i
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Continue sample essay in notebook.

Review dictionary entries, fragments, run-ons, affect/effect, characterization, comma usage in dialogue, thesis statements

Tuesday:

Benchmark test in library

No bell ringer

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish sample essay if necessary

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Write sentences with vocabulary words (102; divided 16, 12, or 6) (may complete Wednesday)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Read “A White House Diary” 104-110; complete reading check questions.



Eng. 9 Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2016 m
Due Date: 10/31/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:                 

Bell ringer

Review dictionary entries, fragments, run-ons, affect/effect, characterization, comma usage in dialogue, thesis statements

Tuesday:     

NO BELL RINGER

Benchmark test in library

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Review “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring”

Test “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring”

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Unit 1 test practice (186-191 for a grade)

Complete pre-writing “T-graph” on essay 3

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Write rough draft



Eng. 9 Oct. 24-28, 2016 a
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Complete subject/predicate worksheet

Go over 4 types of sentences

Go over theme PowerPoint

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Complete theme worksheet with partners

Write sentences with all 10 vocabulary words on 160.

Wednesday:

Edit

Read 162-166; complete reading check and 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Read 167-170; complete 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, b, 5a (170)

All in One 55-57

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring”  

Unit 1 Test Practice 186-191 (FOR A GRADE)



Eng. 9 Oct. 24-28, 2016 i
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Write introduction as a class (on the board); copy into notebook

Write for both sides of the prompt.

The other “side” will be working with Ms. Tatum on point of view.

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Begin second paragraph as a class (on the board); copy into notebook

Write for both sides of the prompt.

The other “side” will be working with Ms. Tatum on point of view.

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Continue essays individually

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Continue essays individually

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Finish essays in notebook  



Eng. 9 Oct. 24-28, 2016 m
Due Date: 10/24/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:                 

Bell ringer

Complete subject/predicate worksheet

Go over 4 types of sentences

Tuesday:     

Bell ringer

Go over theme PowerPoint

Complete theme worksheet with partner

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Write sentences with all vocab (10) from page 160.

Read 162-166 orally and discuss.

Answer reading ck and 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Read 167-170 orally and discuss.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, b, 5a

Complete All in One 55 and 57

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Test on “If I Forget Thee, O Earth…” and “Silent Spring”

Unit 1 Practice 186-191 (graded)



Eng. 9 Oct. 17-21, 2016 a
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define character, round, flat, dynamic, static (125)

Write sentences with all vocabulary words (12 total) on 126.

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (129-134)

Complete reading check ?s

Work on final draft for 10 minutes ONLY

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Go over reading ck ?s

Answer Critical Thinking ?s: 2a, b, 3a, b, c, 4a, b (134)

Complete vocabulary exercise (135)

Wednesday:

Edit

Complete A and B on 122

Complete All in One pages 45-48; do 46 and 47 orally

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Quiz on “Walter Mitty”

Complete test practice 152-153

Copy notes on Sentence parts: subjects/predicates

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Worksheet on subjects/predicates  



Eng. 9 Oct. 17-21, 2016 i
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Spend 10 minutes with partner to complete Fortunato paper

Define point of view, first-person, third-person, 3rd omniscient, 3rd limited (page 80)

Read “Checkouts” and discuss point of view (82-85)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on “Checkouts”

Worksheet for point of view

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Create web for essay #2

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Write introduction for essay 2 (on the board); everyone copy it into the notebook

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Continue writing essay #2 as a class  



Eng. 9 Oct. 17-21, 2016 m
Due Date: 10/17/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:                 

Bell ringer

Work on final draft for 10 minutes ONLY

Define character, round, flat, dynamic, static (125)

Write sentences with all vocabulary words (12 total) on 126.

Read “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (129-134)

Complete reading check ?s

Tuesday:     

Bell ringer

Go over reading ck ?s

 Answer Critical Thinking ?s: 2a, b, 3a, b, c, 4a, b (134)

Complete vocabulary exercise (135)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Complete A and B on 122

Complete All in One pages 45-48; do 46 and 47 orally

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Quiz on “Walter Mitty”

Complete test practice 152-153

Copy notes on sentence parts: subject/predicate

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Worksheet on subjects/predicates



Eng. 9 Oct. 10-14, 2016 a
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on Point of view

Quiz on “Checkouts” and “The Girl Who Can” (from last Friday: assembly during class)

Create web for essay 2

 

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Write rough draft of essay 2

Exchange papers and peer edit

Read 101-102; review literary terms (voice, credibility, tone, autobiography, purpose)

Write sentences using ALL vocabulary words on 102. Leave the word out and put a blank where the word should be. (may have to finish for homework)

Exchange papers and fill in the blanks. (May have to complete Wed.)

Wednesday:

Edit

Read from “A White House Diary (105-110)

Answer reading check ?s and 2a, b, c, 3a, b (110); complete pages 35-38 (AinO)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Quiz on from “A White House Diary”

Complete Practice A and B (122)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article Clinton and Trump  



Eng. 9 Oct. 10-14, 2016 m
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:                 

Bell ringer

Create web for essay 2

Write rough draft essay 2

Exchange papers and peer edit

Tuesday:     

Bell ringer

Read 101-102; ; review literary terms (voice, credibility, tone, autobiography, purpose)

Write sentences using 12 vocabulary words on 102. Leave the word out and put a blank where the word should be. (may be for homework)

Exchange papers and fill in the blanks. (may have to complete Wednesday)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read from “A White House Diary (105-110)

Answer reading check ?s and 2a, b, c, 3a, b (110); complete pages 35-38 (AinO)

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Quiz on from “A White House Diary”

Complete practice A and B (122)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Nonfiction article Clinton and Trump



Eng. 9 Oct. 10-14, 2016 i
Due Date: 10/10/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Continue family crest: write the paragraph on the back

Continue writing workshop on essay 1

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Finish family crest

Retell “The Cask of Amontillado” from Fortunato’s point of view (at least 2-3 paragraphs)

Complete writing workshop essay 1

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Define point of view, first-person, third-person, 3rd omniscient, 3rd limited (page 80)

 Read “Checkouts” and discuss point of view (82-85)

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Quiz on “Checkouts”

Worksheet for point of view

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Begin outline/web for essay #2.  



Eng. 9 Oct. 3-7, 2016 a
Due Date: 10/3/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”  

Create family crest (use cell phones to look up pictures) 

Define point of view, first-person point of view, third-person point of view, third-person omniscient pov, third-person limited pov      QUIZ THURSDAY

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Write sentences with 16 vocab from pg. 80

Read “Checkouts” (82-85)

Answer 2a, b, 3a, 4a, b

Wednesday:

Edit

Read “The Girl Who Can” (86-92)

Complete reading check questions while reading

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, c, 4a, b, 5a, b orally

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Quiz on vocabulary

Complete web for essay 2

Begin rough draft

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “Checkouts” & “The Girl Who Can”

Complete rough draft of essay 2  



Eng. 9 Oct. 3-7, 2016 i
Due Date: 10/3/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Work on sentences for 10 minutes and then collect sentences from page 58

Write down definitions of plot words from page 43

Begin reading “The Cask of Amontillado” (61-68)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Finish reading

Answer reading check questions and 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, b, c (68)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Go over family crest. Decide color, animal, symbol.

Begin creating crest

Writing workshop while creating crest

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Complete family crest

Writing workshop while creating crest

Review story for quiz Friday

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”

Complete writing workshops



Eng. 9 Oct. 3-7, 2016 m
Due Date: 10/3/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”

Create family crest (use cell phones to look up pictures) 

Define point of view, first-person point of view, third-person point of view, third-person omniscient pov, third-person limited pov      QUIZ THURSDAY

Tuesday:     

Bell ringer

Write sentences with vocab (12) from page 80.

Read “Checkouts” (82-85)

Answer 2a, b, 3a, 4a, b

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Read “The Girl Who Can” (86-92)

Complete reading check questions while reading

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, c, 4a, b, 5a, b orally

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Vocabulary quiz

Complete web for essay 2

Begin rough draft

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on “Checkouts” & “The Girl Who Can”

Begin  rough draft of essay 2  (5 paragraphs)



Eng. 9 Sept. 26-30, 2016 a
Due Date: 9/25/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

8 part of speech Plicker (test grade)

Continue rough draft/final draft (due tomorrow)

Tuesday:        

Bell ringer

Finalize final draft (due half class)

Define: plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, foreshadowing, suspense, and prediction

Wednesday:

Edit

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 1 paragraph predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.  (Due in class)

Write sentences with all vocabulary words on page 58. (HW)

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Read “The Cask of Amontillado” silently

Answer reading check questions as you read.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, b, c together (orally)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete a plot diagram for the story.

Quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado”  



Eng. 9 Sept. 26-30, 2016 i
Due Date: 9/25/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Notes on conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections

Spend the remainder of class working on your rough draft essay 1

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Plicker on conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections

Work on rough draft of essay 1 (DUE TOMORROW)

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Exchange papers and edit/revise a peer’s paper

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 1 paragraph predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.  (Due in class)

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Work on final draft in class (20 minutes)

Write sentences with vocab words on page 58 (some all, some 12, some 6)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Begin reading “The Cask of Amontillado”

Answer reading check questions as reading



Eng. 9 Sept. 26-30, 2016 m
Due Date: 9/25/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

8 part of speech Plicker (test grade)

Continue rough draft/final draft (due tomorrow)

Tuesday:     

Bell ringer

Finalize final draft (due half class)

Define: plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, foreshadowing, suspense, and prediction

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Look at the pictures on pages 60-68 and write 1 paragraph predicting what the story will be about based on the pictures.  (Due in class)

Write sentences with 12 vocabulary words on page 58. (HW)

Thursday:            

Bell ringer

Read “The Cask of Amontillado” orally  

Answer reading check questions as you read.

Answer 2a, b, 3a, b, 4a, b, c together (orally)

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Complete a plot diagram of the story

Quiz on “The Cask of Amontillado “



Eng. 9 Sept. 19-23, 2016 a
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

EC: read essays from Friday

Adverb describing verb worksheet

Write an original sentence with the vocabulary words on pg 34 (including the forms of the word)

Tuesday:         ***Plicker on all 8 parts of speech Friday***

Bell ringer

Adverb describing adjective worksheet

Read “New Directions” 36-38

Answer questions 2a, b, c, 3a, b, 4a

Wednesday:

Edit

Adverb describing adverb worksheet

Common and Proper nouns (40)

Begin brainstorming in outline format for essay 1 in interactive notebook

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Adjective or adverb worksheet

Review parts of speech

Continue outline for essay 1

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Plicker: 8 parts of speech

Write draft of essay 1



Eng. 9 Sept. 19-23, 2016 m
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Adverb describing verb worksheet

Write sentences with vocabulary words on page 34 (including the forms of the words)

Finish entire outline for essay 1

Begin rough draft of essay 1

Tuesday:      ***Plicker on all 8 parts of speech Friday***

Bell ringer

Edit/Revise rough draft (exchange with a partner)            **Final due Friday**

Adverb describing adjective worksheet

Read “New Directions” pages 36-38

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Adverb describing adverb worksheet

Complete questions 2a, b, c, 3a, b, 4a

Thursday:            

Adjective or adverb worksheet

Common and proper nouns (40)

Review parts of speech

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Plicker: 8 parts of speech   

Collect final essay 1



Eng. 9 Sept. 19-23, i
Due Date: 9/19/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Adjective worksheet

Write an original sentence with the 6 main vocabulary words on page 34

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adverb describing verb worksheet

Read “New Directions” pages 36-38

Answer questions 2a, b, c, 3a, b, 4a

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Quiz on “New Directions”

Adverb describing adjective worksheet

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Adverb describing verb worksheet

 

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Adverb or adjective worksheet



Eng. 9 Sept. 12-16, 2016 a
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define the following terms: characters, plot, conflict, setting, point of view, theme, audience, purpose (6-7)
Read “The Giant’s House” (9-15)
Answer reading check questions on 9, 11, 13

Tuesday:         ***Plicker on all 8 parts of speech Friday***

Bell ringer

Review conjunctions, prepositions, interjections (5 minutes)
Plicker conjunctions, prepositions, interjections

Finish debate topics and assign essay (due Friday)

Wednesday:

Edit

Adjective worksheet

Adverb worksheet

Thursday:           

Bell ringer

Adjective and adverb worksheet

Review parts of speech

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Plicker: 8 parts of speech

Collect debate essays



Eng. 9 Sept. 12-16, 2016 m
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Define the following terms: characters, plot, conflict, setting, point of view, theme, audience, purpose (6-7)
Read “The Giant’s House” (9-15)
Answer reading check questions on 9, 11, 13

Tuesday:      ***Plicker on all 8 parts of speech Friday***

Bell ringer

Review conjunctions, prepositions, interjections (5 minutes)
Plicker conjunctions, prepositions, interjections

Give out essay list and cut/paste prewriting information

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Adjective worksheet

Adverb worksheet

Thursday:            

Adjective or adverb worksheet

Review parts of speech

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Plicker: 8 parts of speech   



Eng. 9 Sept. 12-16, 2016 i
Due Date: 9/12/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer

Pronoun worksheets

Read “The Giant’s House” (9-22)

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adjective notes

Adjective worksheet

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Plicker with adjectives

Verb notes and worksheet

Thursday:      

Bell ringer

Plicker with verbs

Adverb notes

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Worksheet for adverbs    



Eng. 9 Sept.6-9, 2016 a
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

LABOR DAY: NO SCHOOL

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adjective notes

Adverb notes

Wednesday:

Edit

Plicker….adjective or adverb

Conjunction notes

Thursday:            GIVE OUT TEXTBOOKS (PICTURE DAY)

Bell ringer

Preposition and Interjection notes

Debate topics: Agree, Disagree, Undecided

Select one topic you feel strongly about and write a three paragraph paper defending your position

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Plicker: 8 parts of speech

Collect debate essays



Eng. 9 Sept. 6-9, 2016 m
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO SCHOOL: LABOR DAY

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adjective notes

Adverb notes

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Finish adverb notes if incomplete

Plicker adjective or adverb

Thursday:             PICTURE DAY

Give out textbooks

Bell ringer

Notes on conjunctions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Notes on prepositions and interjections  



Eng. 9 Sept. 6-9, 2015 i
Due Date: 9/6/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

NO SCHOOL: LABOR DAY

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Go over nouns and plicker

Pronoun notes and worksheet

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Plicker with pronouns

Verb notes and worksheet

Thursday:       PICTURE DAY

Bell ringer

Plicker with verbs

Give out textbooks

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Review sheet for nouns, pronouns, and verbs   



Eng. 9 Aug. 29, 2016 a
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Go over format for bell ringers

Notes on types of nouns and pronouns, adjectives and verbs

Worksheet/exit slip review

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections notes

Worksheet/questions

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Interactive Achievement test

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Debate topics: Agree, Disagree, Undecided

Select one topic you feel strongly about and write a three paragraph paper defending your position

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on the eight parts of speech



Eng. 9 Aug. 29, 2016 m
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Go over format for bell ringers

Notes on nouns and pronouns and types

Worksheet/questions

Tuesday:

Bell ringer

Adjective and verb notes

Worksheet/questions

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Interactive Achievement test

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Adverbs, Preposition, Conjunction, and Interjection notes

Worksheet/questions

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Quiz on the eight parts of speech



Eng. 9 Aug. 29, 2016 i
Due Date: 8/29/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:

Bell ringer: Go over format for bell ringers

Learning Styles inventory

Tuesday:

LOCKDOWN AND FIRE DRILL

Bell ringer if time permits

Begin How am I smart? inventory if time permits

Wednesday:

Bell ringer

Interactive Achievement test

Thursday:

Bell ringer

Review nouns and pronouns; worksheet review

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

Review sheet for adjectives and verbs  



Eng. 9 May 16-20, 2016
Due Date: 5/16/2016
Subject: English 9

Monday:                                Projects due Tuesday, May 17.      

Bell ringer

Finish project

Watch R&J

Tuesday:                       

Bell ringer

Take up project and present

Wednesday:                        

Bell ringer

SOL review for other classes

Thursday:                           

Bell ringer

SOL review for other classes

 

Friday:

Collect bell ringers

SOL review for other classes