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Plans for the Week of March 6-10

Monday- discuss “Smiley Face Tricks” and how to incorporate into your writing; begin activity over Smiley Face Writing Tricks:

http://www.cusd80.com/cms/lib6/AZ01001175/Centricity/Domain/4938/Smiley%20Face%20Tricks%20Guidelines%20PDF.pdf

Tuesday- finish Smiley Face Trick Activity; analyze persuasive essay results from benchmark

Wednesday-discuss how to write using more specific, detailed examples and how to make our language more forceful and persuasive

Thursday- types of hooks; brainstorm and thesis statement for a new persuasive writing prompt

Friday- Use the tips and strategies learned this week, plus the feedback from previous essay, to write a quality persuasive essay

Plans for the Week of February 20-24

Monday- Presidents’ Day Holiday!!

Tuesday- English II Benchmark for all sophomores.

Wednesday- Analyzing/Judging released essays using a given rubric.

Thursday- Discuss most missed revising and editing questions.

Friday- Revising and editing practice.

Plans for the Week of January 16-20

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- MLK Holiday!

Tuesday- 2nd period: Read Chapters 16 & 17 in The Scarlet Letter; 4th & 7th perdiods: Finish reading Chapter 15- respond to Ch. 15 prompt in your journal, read Chapter 16. ALL AP CLASSES HAVE A QUIZ TOMORROW OVER CHAPTERS 11-15 OF THE SCARLET LETTER

Wednesday- Quiz over Chapters 11-15 of The Scarlet Letter; 2nd period: respond to prompts for Chapters 16 & 17; 4th & 7th periods: Read Chapter 17 and respond to prompts for Chapter 16 & 17

Thursday- Read Chapters 18 & 19; Respond to prompts in journal to Chapters 18 & 19

Friday- Read Chapter 20; Respond to prompt in journal for Chapter 20

 

English II:

Monday- MLK Holiday!

Tuesday- Finish up reading The Boys Who Challenged Hitler; Kahoot review; TEST TOMORROW over the entire book

Wednesday- Test over The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

Plans for the Week of January 2-6

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- Folder clean-out, take graded papers home to be signed-return by Friday, new helper assignments, notebook check, discuss Chapter 9 responses, write Chapter 10 prompt (Chillingworth makes a mysterious discovery at the end of Chapter 10. What do you think he finds? What will happen next? Make predictions of the next chapter including all main characters.), begin reading Chapter 10 in The Scarlet Letter, Rhetorical Terms List #5 (Test on Friday, January 13th)

Tuesday-Finish reading Chapter 10 in The Scarlet Letter, respond to prompt in journals; discuss answers; write prompt for Chapter 11 in journals

Wednesday- Quiz over Chapters 1-10 of The Scarlet Letter; Begin reading Chapter 11

Thursday- Read Chapter 12 & 13 of The Scarlet Letter

Friday- Write prompt for Chapter 14 (Use a graphic organizer to compare/contrast Hester and Chillingworth. You may use columns, a Venn diagram, or another method of your choice to examine the two characters.); Read Chapter 14; signed graded papers due today

 

English II:

Monday- Folder clean-out, take graded papers home to be signed-return by Friday, new helper assignments, notebook check, Figurative Language in Hunger Games assignment (due tomorrow)

Tuesday- Complete and turn in Fig. Lang. in Hunger Games assignment; Read Introduction and Chapter 1 of The Boys Who Challenged Hitler; record significant dates/events in journal

Wednesday- Read Chapters 3-4 of The Boys Who Challenged Hitler; record significant dates/events in journal, Writing prompt for Journal Entry #1: On page 19, Hoose refers to Hitler’s words, “He alone who gains the youth, owns the future.” Why were young people so important to Hitler? Do you agree with this statement? Where else have you seen young people play such an important role?

Thursday- Read Chapters 5-7 of The Boys Who Challenged Hitler; record significant dates/events in journal

Friday-Read Chapters 8-10; record significant dates/events in journal; signed graded papers due today

 

Plans for the Week of Nov. 7-11

Pre-AP English II

Monday: AP Terms List #4 distributed- Test over these terms will be on November 17th; Drama terms in Interactive Notebooks; Quiz 1 over Our Town; Analysis Questions #1 over Our Town (due Tuesday)

Tuesday: Quiz 2 over Our Town; Analysis Questions #2 over Our Town (due Wednesday)

Wednesday: Quiz 3 over Our Town; Analysis Questions #3 over Our Town (due Thursday)

Thursday: catch up day and study for Our Town final test tomorrow

Friday: Our Town final test

 

English II

Monday: Read Chapter 4 & 5 in Hunger Games

Tuesday: Quiz over Chapters 1-3 in Hunger Games; Read Chapter 6

Wednesday: Read Chapter 7 & half of 8 in Hunger Games

Thursday: Read Chapters 8 & 9

Friday: Part 1 Test over Hunger Games

Plans for the Week of October 17-20

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- Notebook check reminder; Introduction to Our Town: Create a timeline of Thornton Wilder’s life

Tuesday- Introduction to Our Town: watch video; Journal Entry: An Average Day; vocabulary activity

Wednesday- PSAT testing/notebook work

Thursday- Character assignments; Journal Entry: Stage Design; Journal Entry: Grateful

Friday- Teacher Work Day; no school for students

 

English II:

Monday- Check notebooks; check-out Hunger Games novels; Vocabulary for Chapter 1

Tuesday- Set up a character chart for Hunger Games; activity

Wednesday- PSAT testing/notebook work

Thursday- Begin reading Hunger Games in class

Friday- Teacher Work Day; no school for students

Plans for the Week of October 10-14

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- Foreshadowing notes; finding examples in “There Will Come Soft Rains”; Begin a short answer analysis (due Wednesday)

Tuesday- Career Cruising with Mrs. Pearce: Discovering who you are and planning for the future

Wednesday- Evaluate/Critique short answer responses/ “There Will Come Soft Rains” Test

Thursday- Identity, Purpose, Passions, Genius: Personality Type Analysis

Friday- Identity, Purpose, Passions, Genius: Learning Style Analysis; PSAT registration deadline ($15)

 

English II:

Monday- Identity, Purpose, Passions, Genius: Personality Type Analysis

Tuesday- Career Cruising with Mrs. Pearce: Discovering who you are and planning for the future

Wednesday- Identity, Purpose, Passions, Genius: Learning Style Analysis

Thursday- Finish up all analysis of ASVAB results, career cruising, personality analysis, and learning style analysis

Friday- Inspirational video and written response; PSAT registration deadline ($15, test is 10/19)

Plans for the Week of October 3-8

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- Vocabulary for “There Will Come Soft Rains” and Journal Entry (persuasive writing on technology)

Tuesday- Complete Journal Entry; share answers and debate stances

Wednesday- Poetry Analysis of “There Will Come Soft Rains”; read “There Will Come Soft Rains” short story; short answer response due Friday

Thursday- ASVAB results from Mr. Hale

Friday- Short answer response for “There Will Come Soft Rains” due; “There Will Come Soft Rains” Quiz

 

English II:

Monday- Finish writing short answer response

Tuesday- Peer critique short answer responses; Kahoot review of the story/figurative language

Wednesday- Literary terms and Vocabulary terms game

Thursday- ASVAB results from Mr. Hale

Friday-Quiz over “There Will Come Soft Rains”

Weekly Plans for September 26- September 30

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- continue working with groups on “The Monkey Paw Sequel” filmmaking project

Tuesday- continue working with groups on “The Monkey Paw Sequel” filmmaking project

Wednesday- continue working with groups on “The Monkey Paw Sequel” filmmaking project

Thursday- present “The Monkey Paw Sequel” movies

Friday- A/P Rhetorical Terms test; finish “Monkey Paw Sequel” movie presentations

 

English II:

Monday- write four examples of foreshadowing in “The Monkey’s Paw;  Vocabulary for “There Will Come Soft Rains” write word, part of speech, definition, and illustration in interactive notebooks

Tuesday- Journal entry- respond to prompt on the board. Pick a side and back it up with reasoning or examples; Read poem “There Will Come Soft Rains” in small groups of 2-3 & discuss the question “How does the poet imagine nature would respond to the eradication of humankind?”; discuss responses

Wednesday- In small groups, design a futuristic house in which technology takes over the tasks typically done by family members; read the short story “There Will Come Soft Rains”; compare the house you designed with the house in the story

Thursday- Personification notes in interactive notebooks (write 4-5 examples from the story); discuss examples of irony and theme found in the story; short answer writing response (using RACECES strategy)

Friday- Quiz over “There Will Come Soft Rains”; work on finishing short answer writing response from yesterday

Weekly Plans: September 19- September 23

Pre-AP English II:

Monday- Work on creative writing assignment; write a sequel to “The Monkey’s Paw” (we began last Friday, due tomorrow)

Tuesday- Present “The Monkey’s Paw” sequels to the class. Vote on which two would make the best movie. Finish cause/effect graphic organizer in interactive notebooks.

Wednesday- Two groups will collaborate on the making of a movie. Director will be the original writer of the story.

Thursday- Groups will collaborate on the making of a movie.

Friday- AP Terms Test #2; Groups will collaborate on the making of a movie. {due Monday for two major test grades}

 

English II:

Monday- Complete cause/effect graphic organizer in interactive notebooks. Notes over “theme”. News reporter assignment: Come up with 5 questions you would ask the Whites if you were covering this story.

Tuesday- Vocabulary review; watch one of the film versions of “The Monkey’s Paw” (taking guided notes in interactive notebook). Compare/contrast film with story. Study vocabulary for tomorrow’s test.

Wednesday- “The Monkey’s Paw” Test; finish interactive notebook guided notes over film.

Thursday- Classroom Climate- discuss effective ways we can contribute to the effectiveness of our team.

Friday- Short Answer Response to “The Monkey’s Paw” (modeled practice)

 

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