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
October 1 - 5
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