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Plans for the Week of January 15-19

English III & AP English III

January 15- School Holiday for MLK

January 16- Snow Day!

January 17- Snow Day!

January 18- Read “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe; On your chart in composition books, draw an image and write a summary for each stanza of the poem

January 19- SAT Vocabulary Test #7; finish “The Raven” activity in composition books

Plans for the Week of December 11-15

AP English III

Monday- Introduction to Emily Dickinson, Read together “I Could Not Stop For Death…”, Journal entry, Begin poetry stations

Tuesday- Finish poetry stations in groups (select 6 E. Dickinson poems to analyze and respond on notecards to given questions, each student completes an Exit Ticket)

Wednesday- Poetry Pennant Project: In partners, you will read/annotate a chosen Dickinson poem. Then you will create an imagery pennant with an illustration representing this poem (draw and color). Finally, students will complete an analysis pennant over the poem (summary, devices, theme, description of imagery).

Thursday- Finish Poetry Pennant Project; Cut the pennants out, and string the all together; Present pennants

Friday- Exam Review

 

English III

Monday- Poetry Pennant Project: In partners, you will read/annotate a chosen Dickinson poem. Then you will create an imagery pennant with an illustration representing this poem (draw and color). Finally, students will complete an analysis pennant over the poem (summary, devices, theme, description of imagery). Cut the pennants out, and string the all together.

Tuesday- Work on Poetry Pennant Project

Wednesday-Finish Poetry Pennant Project;Cut the pennants out, and string the all together.

Thursday- Present Poetry Pennants; Turn in any missing/make-up work

Friday- Exam Review

 

Plans for the Week of November 27-December 1

AP English III

Monday- Make flashcards for SAT Vocabulary List 6; and watch SAT Vocabulary video

Tuesday- Rhetorical analysis of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address

Wednesday- Appeals and Logical Fallacies Learning Activity; Introduce the terms and label the sentences for which device is being used in each.

Thursday- Close read the Checkers Speech by Richard Nixon

Friday- Flashcards for SAT Vocabulary List 6 are due; Analyze logical fallacies and claim development in Nixon’s Checkers Speech; Rhetorical Devices test on Monday

English III

Monday- Make flashcards for SAT Vocabulary List 6; and watch SAT Vocabulary video

Tuesday- Take notes over Romanticism Literary Period (from slideshow) and Washington Irving (find 10 interesting facts to write about Irving from the biographical information on p. 227 in the Literature book)

Wednesday- Prezi introduction; read the short story “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving

Thursday- Finish story and answer questions over the story

Friday- Flashcards for SAT Vocabulary List 6 are due; Meme assignment over “The Devil and Tom Walker”

 

Plans for the Week of Nov. 6-10

AP English III and English III

Monday- Creative storytelling: read aloud to the class your creative stories from last week.

Tuesday- SAT Vocabulary Test #5; finish creative storytelling

Wednesday-  Rhetorical Devices,  Allusions, and Persuasive Speeches: terminology in notebooks; Mood & Tone words terminology in notebook; Journal writing: Given Patrick Henry’s powerful quote, “Give me liberty or give me death.”  Respond in your journal to this question, “What is worth dying for?”

Thursday- Introduction to Patrick Henry and read his famous “Speech in the Virginia Convention”; analyze using chart provided: select three rhetorical devices used in the speech, write the example, describe the effect of each.

Friday- Complete a SOAPSToneE analysis of Patrick Henry’s speech.

Plans for the Week of October 30- November 3

AP English III

Monday- SAT Vocabulary List #5; create flash cards using words on Google Classroom

Tuesday- Happy Halloween! Tell spooky, suspenseful stories!

Wednesday- Early release! Creative writing assignment: select a genre and tell a creative story using the plot elements (characters, setting, problem, resolution). Also, use 20 SAT Vocabulary words correctly in your story.

Thursday- Finish creative stories from yesterday.

Friday- SAT Vocabulary flash cards are due! Finish and read creative stories orally to the class.

 

English III

Monday- SAT Vocabulary List #5; create flash cards using words on Google Classroom

Tuesday- Happy Halloween! Tell spooky, suspenseful stories!

Wednesday- Early release! Creative writing assignment: select a genre and tell a creative story using the plot elements (characters, setting, problem, resolution). Also, use 10 SAT Vocabulary words correctly in your story.

Thursday- Finish creative stories from yesterday.

Friday- SAT Vocabulary flash cards are due! Finish and read creative stories orally to the class.

Plans for the Week of October 23-27

AP English III & English III

Monday- WEAR RED! Use your completed essay template from last week as a source for writing your rough draft of The Crucible argumentative essay. Add a bridge and hook to your thesis statement as your introductory paragraph. Add a conclusion to the end of your essay where you circle back to your hook and thesis statement.

Tuesday- HAWAIIAN DAY! Band out; 4th & 5th periods will be watching the band contest; everyone else will be finishing your rough draft from Monday. Complete for homework if not finished.

Wednesday- COLLEGE SHIRT! Rough drafts due at the beginning of the period! We will be peer reviewing and editing our essays today.

Thursday- DISNEY DRESS-UP DAY! Review feedback from your peers and type up the final copy of The Crucible argumentative essay. (refer to directions on your template for expectations: MLA heading, 12 pt. font, double-spaced, 1″ margins, etc.) Complete for homework if not finished.

Friday- WEAR NEON! Final copy of essay due today at the beginning of class. Introduce SAT Vocabulary List #4: video & begin flash cards. Flash cards are due November 3rd!

Plans for the Week of October 16-20

AP English III and English III

Monday- Review the process of an argumentative essay; Students will be given an argumentative essay template over The Crucible; as a class, we will discuss the various prompts, and students will pick a prompt for their essay; write a thesis statement and topic sentences for that prompt

Tuesday- SAT Vocabulary List #4 flash cards due; SAT Vocabulary video reviewing words; work on The Crucible essay template

Wednesday- Complete The Crucible essay template in class: find text evidence for your main points and explain how the text evidence supports your claim

Thursday- SAT Vocabulary List #4 Test; check essay templates for completion; begin rough drafts

Friday- NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS! Enjoy your break.

Plans for the Week of October 9-13

AP English III

Monday- Begin reading Act 2 of The Crucible

Tuesday- Finish Act 2 – Begin Act 3 of The Crucible

Wednesday- Finish Act 3- Begin Act 4; permission slip and $4 due for field trip

Thursday- Finish Act 4 of The Crucible

Friday- The Crucible field trip at Kilgore College

 

English III

Monday-Begin Act 4 of The Crucible

Tuesday- Finish Act 4 of The Crucible

Wednesday- Quiz over Acts 3 & 4; permission slip and $4 due for field trip

Thursday- Plot summary and themes of The Crucible

Friday- The Crucible field trip at Kilgore College

Plans for the Week of October 2nd-6th

AP English III

Monday- ACT prep: reading passage strategies; types of math questions; science strategies

Tuesday- ACT Test; students not testing will work on SAT Vocabulary List 4 flash cards (due October 17th)

Wednesday- Early release day! Students will attend 1st-5th periods before being released at noon. We will do an introduction to The Crucible and Salem Witch Trials; begin Act 1 of The Crucible

Thursday- Read Act 1 of The Crucible

Friday- Act 1 Test; Begin reading Act 2 of The Crucible

 

English III

Monday- ACT prep: reading passage strategies; types of math questions; science strategies

Tuesday- ACT Test; students not testing will work on SAT Vocabulary List 4 flash cards (due October 17th)

Wednesday- Early release day! Students will attend 1st-5th periods before being released at noon. 1st & 3rd periods will begin reading Act 3 of The Crucible.

Thursday- Read Act 3 of The Crucible

Friday- Finish Act 3 of The Crucible and begin Act 4 of The Crucible

 

Plans for the Week of September 25-29

AP English III

Monday- Read “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” sermon by Jonathan Edwards; analysis assignment for homework

Tuesday- Check analysis homework; begin an art assignment illustrating imagery found in Edwards’s sermon (due Thursday)

Wednesday- SAT List 3 flash cards are due; ACT prep: notes and practice questions (ACT test is Monday, October 3; $62.50 to register is due THIS FRIDAY)

Thursday- Imagery art piece is due; ACT prep: notes and practice Reading & English questions

Friday- SAT Vocabulary Test; ACT prep: notes and practice questions; ACT money is due today ($62.50); ELIGIBILITY CHECK

 

English III

Monday- Finish reading Act 2 in The Crucible; work on SAT Vocabulary List 3 flash cards

Tuesday- Test over Act 2 in The Crucible

Wednesday- SAT List 3 flash cards are due; ACT prep: notes and practice questions (ACT test is Monday, October 3; $62.50 to register is due THIS FRIDAY)

Thursday- ACT prep: notes and practice Reading & English questions

Friday- SAT Vocabulary Test; ACT prep: notes and practice questions; ACT money is due today ($62.50); ELIGIBILITY CHECK

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