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
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....
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