August 6 - 10
Monday August 6 - Syllabus, Introductions, and Class Rules.
Tuesday - Pick up English 1 Text - I will pass out the first packet of homework titled "Quilt of a Country"
Block day - Begin the text (SSR)
Getting to Know you Activity
Friday - Know your Log on to Google and Chrome
According to Quindlen (Author of "Quilt"), America is different from other countries. Write a 4 paragraph essay about how you believe America is different from other countries.
Week Two - August 13-17
Monday - Collaboration Day - Read The Vietnam Wall...MY HRW see Views of the Wall
Writing Unit Terminology
Tuesday - Powerpoint and Notes Plot and Short Story
Block Day - Packet Due with Reading Log and Vocab test - quiz on Plot and Short Story - New Packet
"The March on Washington"
SSR Time - Library
Friday - Write an Essay about a Dream you have for improving our community....
Week three August 20 - 24
Monday - Book Talks and Library Orientation
Tuesday - Review Packet Parts of a Short Story - PP MLA Format
Block Day - Vocab. test and Read Nobody Turn Me Around and The March on Washington
Friday - Research and present a Powerpoint on a leader in Civil rights....King, Kennedy, Miss Parks, Chavez, or Lincoln.
Week 4 – August 27 – 3 1
Monday – Collaboration and Club Day - Library Book Talk
Tuesday –– Read the March on Washington and do the Character Map
Read Once Upon a Time
Block Day – Thursday – Vocab. test –Read Once Upon a Time
Pass out Once Upon a Time Packet
Friday – Finish Google Classroom assignment on Civil Rights leaders - present on Sept. 4
Introduction to Noredink.com
Sept 3 - 7
Monday - Labor Day
Tuesday -Presentations of Civil Rights Projects - MLA Notes Review
Thursday - Test on Short Story notes....Pass out packet and read Rituals of Memory
Friday - Log in to Actively Learn and complete assignment in Google Classroom
September 10 -14
Monday - Collaboration Day - Review MLA - Take quiz
Tuesday - Read The Censors page 89. Then complete Punctuating Sentences.
Thursday - Vocab. MLA Writing Terminology, Work on Punctuating Packet
Friday - Write your own creative short story in Google Classroom. 250 word minimum
September 17 - 21
Monday = Read Cairo: My City and Lolita of Tehran
Tuesday - finish Lolita and read Persepolis
Thursday - Present Art - Anti Racism/Hate - One Survivor Remembers
Friday Complete your short story
September 24 - 28
Monday - Collaboration Day - Collection 1 test
Tuesday - Assign next section and Grade Collection 1 test
Thursday - Ground Hog Day - Pass out Book 1 The Odyssey
Friday - Ground Hog Day essay/ Finish your short story
Monday - Begin PP Greek Mythology - page 365 The Epic Read Book 1
Tuesday - Map of Antiguity
Thursday - Reading Log, Vocab. test, Book 9 - The Odyssey
Friday - Google Slides - Myths, Monsters, and Heroes
October 8 - 12
Monday- Collaboration - Close Reader - The Cyclops
Tuesday - The Clash of the Titans and worksheet
Wednesday - Regular Day - No Block- The Clash of the Titans and worksheet
Thursday -Regular day- No Block- Vocab. test and complete The Clash of the Titans and worksheet
Time to work on Close Reader
Friday - Complete your Slides Presentation - Myths, Monster, and Heroes - Greek Roots
October 15 - 19
Monday - Intro PP To The Odyssey Read The Odyssey Books 10 - 12 pages 386- 398 in the text
Tuesday - Complete Reading work on Greek/Latin Roots
Thursday - Vocab. test and Greek/Latin Roots - Persuasive Essay
Friday - Persuasive Essay - Is Odysseus a Hero?
October 22 - 26
Monday - Read The Odyssey
Tuesday - The Odyssey - Homecoming
Thursday - Vocab. test then rough draft for Persuasive Essay - Odysseus a Hero?
Friday - Odysseus a Hero? - Persuasive Essay
October 29 - November 2
Monday - Ancient Civilizations
Tuesday - Ancient Civilizations
Thursday - BREAK OUT - The Odyssey in Library
Friday - Newspaper of the Gods!
Monday - Video - The Odyssey
October 2 - 6
Monday - Complete the Maps then Read Homer's Epic The Odyssey
Tuesday - Read The Odyssey
Thursday - Video - Clash of the Titans
Friday - PP on Greek/Roman Myths
3,5,7 October 9 – 13 English 1
Monday – Collaboration Day – Read The Wanderings (p 371) and Poseidon (see Close Reader for Poseidon)
Tuesday – POSEIDON in Close Reader
Thursday – PSAT – Block Day – Counselors visit with 9th grade - Finish Poseidon- CLOSE READER – Chrome BOOK
October 16 – 20 – Spirit Week and Homecoming
Monday – The Odyssey Read text pages 386 – 399
Tuesday – Close Readers – Unit 5 and The Odyssey Unit 6
Thursday – Block Day – Vocab. test and read The Homecoming
Friday Newspaper project in Classroom
October 23 – 27 Week 12
Monday – Collaboration Day Read The Homecoming pages 401 – 416
Tuesday – Close Readers
Thursday and Friday – Library Time – Complete your Newspaper Project – “Paper of the Gods”
This will be taken from Google Docx and Classroom – to be created in Google Draw. Simply copy and paste all of your articles to create one page or more………..
Week 13 - October 30 - November 3
Monday - Video The Odyssey - Journals graded
Tuesday - Video the Odyssey - Close Readers Graded
Thursday - Finish the video and begin Art project/letter to soldiers
Friday - Complete Newspaper to the Gods
Week 14 November 6 - 10
Monday - Collaboration Day - Read text from Night page 307 complete questions
Tuesday - Close Readers - Collection 2
Wednesday - Packet due - from Night, Be sure to do your Reading Log, Vocab. test,
pass out new packet - "600 Miles to Timbuktu"
Friday - Honor a Veteran
Week 15 November 13 - 17
Monday - 11/13 read The Scarlet Ibis
Tuesday - Begin essay - 5 paragraphs with 3 MLA formatted quotes from the story. Stay in third person! topic from The Scarlet Ibis - Why do we hurt the ones we love?
Thursday - finish the essay. Do a Peer Edit.
Friday - 11/17 type and submit to turnitin.com
November 27 - December 1
Monday - Read "Is Survival Selfish" page 317 - hand out packet
Tuesday - Close Reader Unit 5
Thursday - Deep Survival and The Leap - page 325- to 349
Friday - Video - "One Survivor Remembers"
December 4- 8
Monday - Pass out Collection 6 packet
We will be reading this aloud and completing in class this week.
Tuesday - CLOSE READERS
Thursday - Complete and grade Collection 6 packet.
Friday - Catch up day
December 11 - 15 Finals
Monday - Review Short Story
Tuesday - The Real Pirates of the Caribbean worksheet
FINAL - Multiple choice test Collection 6