May 15-18: All Classes read Chapter 13 and study for Vocabulary unit 14 Quiz tomorrow!
*****All classes, make sure to have your Civil War data for Mrs. Elliott's Math class********* Tonight's homework if not completed in class!
May 8th-May 11: All sections- Vocabulary Unit 14 due Wed. 5/9 Comprehension quiz Friday May 11 ****Make sure you have your Battle data for graphing, Mrs. Elliott expects to have it for Math****
April 30th- May 8th: All sections- Vocab Unit 13 Quiz Wed. May 2 Verbals Quiz Friday May 4th Chapters 1-3 R.B. of C- 5/8 (add chapter 4)
April 23-27: All sections- Ulysses Essay is due Friday 4/27***** I- Grammar Page 164 (8) 82 all H/M- Grammar page 164 (4,5) Page 81 all
April 16-23: I, H, M: Grammar Page 74 Due Friday 4/20 Unit 13 Vocabulary due Friday the 20th. All classes must complete the novel by Monday 4/23. Expect a Quiz on the final chapters 4/23 or 4/24
All classes are working on textual evidence to support Ulysses as a hero or flawed man. They are creating maps of his journey in class this week. An individual mini thesis essay using text support will be due the following week and will not assigned until this Friday the 20th.
April 9-23: I: In class we are working on your Civil Rights papers. At home finish the novel for 4/23. In class we will also be working on Ulysses as Hero or Flawed research. H/M: At home finish reading the novel The Adventures of Ulysses for 4/23 In class we will be working on our research for the paper: Ulysses as Hero or Flawed Human All Classes: Make sure Unit 12 in Vocabulary is complete
Easter Break- I: Read "Sirens" through "Calypso" upon return of Easter Break H/M: Read "Calypso" over Easter break
Monday March 26-29: I- Comic Strip Due Thursday 3/29 Read "Sirens" through "Calypso" upon return of Easter Break H/M- Read "Sirens" through "Cattle of the Sun" 2/27 Comic Strip due by Thursday 3/29 Read "Calypso" over Easter break ****No Vocabulary This Week****
Monday March 19-23: I- Read "Keeper of the Winds" THROUGH "Land of the Dead" for Monday 3/26 Greek Individualism packet due 3/21 (will be collected) H/M- Read "Circe" and "Land of the Dead" for 3/20 I/H/M- Vocab Unit 11 Quiz 3/22
March 15th through weekend: I- Read Ulysses assigned 3 chapters for Monday. There will be a comprehension quiz as well. If your odyssey paragraph is not complete make sure it is for Monday to be checked. H/M- Read "Circe" and "Land of the Dead" in Ulysses for Tuesday 3/20 Any outstanding Civil Rights Essays must be in ASAP All classes- Vocab Quiz 11 on Thursday 3/22
March 12-16: I- Complete short paragraph about an odyssey, and the back page of the worksheet: Pre reading value statements.
Additions- All classes, make sure grammar pages 141, 142, 143, 144, and 146 are complete for 3/14**** I-Make sure to have Ulysses on Wed. 3/14 H/M- Punctuation page 143 Complete reading for quiz 3/13 All- Vocabulary 11 activities 3/14
March 6-9: I- Animal Farm Test Friday H&M- Research Paper due Friday 3/9 Chapters "Keeper of the Winds" and "Cannibal Beach" Monday 3/12 All Classes- Vocabulary unit 10 Quiz Thursday 3/8
Feb. 2/26-March 3/2: I- Chapters 7-10 quiz Wed. 2/28 Persuasive Speech due Tuesday 3/6 Animal Farm test 3/8 (Thursday) H/M- First 4 chapters of Ulysses quiz 2/28 Short Stories are due Civil Rights MLA format paper due 3/8
Feb 20-23: **H and M- COMPLETE CIVIL RIGHTS BACKGROUND CHART******* I- Complete Animal Farm for Friday 2/23 H/M- Short Stories are due Monday 2/26 All Classes- Vocabulary QUIZ Unit 9 2/22
Feb 12-16th: All sections- Grammar Page 57 - A (due 2/13) Vocabulary Unit 9 activities are due Wed. 2/14 I- Chapters 4-6 due 2/13 Comprehension Quiz 2/14 Use your study guide questionnaire in order to help prepare for the quizzes on Animal Farm readings. Make sure to have your speech packets this week. H&M- Rough Draft of Short Story Thursday 2/15 Short Stories will be due Thursday. Feb. 2/22 (3-5 pages minimum) Ulysses reading will be assigned - use your study guide of questions to prepare for upcoming comprehension quizzes.
HOMEWORK- ***** H and M- PLEASE HAVE YOUR ULYSSES Books (Bernard Evslin)by 2/12 *****
Feb 6-9th: I- Chapters 1-3 Quiz Thursday 2/8 Read chapters 4-6 for Tuesday 2/13 H&M- Continue to work on your short stories, remember that they must be at least between 3-5 pages. Longer is allowed. Make sure to include at least one simple Irony element. All Sections- Vocabulary Unit 8 quiz Thursday 2/8 Unit 9 activities are due next Wed. 2/14
January 25th- Section I: Please make sure to have your Animal Farm novel Mon 1/29. All sections, please make sure to have Unit 8 Vocabulary finished for Monday 1/29 as well. Unit 7 will be used when writing our short stories. Jan. 19-24- Section I: **Students are continuing to work in class (due to the kindness of other techers because i am not seeing I until Friday) on Russian Revolution Notes. Power Point Assignment using these notes will be given Friday. Sections H/M: Americanism Essay will be written in class this week this is not planned to be a homework assignment as you will be studying for exams these coming weeknights. We are also working in class on the Short Story "The Ransom of Red Chief" For students who would like it, there is an audio link under the class documents tab.
January 15-18 Midterm Review Packet Due Wed. 1/17: We will review study guide 1/16-1/18, and we will go over the grammar activity packet Wed. and or Thursday. Jan. 19-24 Section I: Russian Revolution research will be worked on in class as able throughout this week and next. There will be class accommodations made in order to do so. This will not be completed as homework as you will be studying for exams. Sections H/M: Americanism Essay will be written in class this week and next, this is not a homework assignment as you will be studying for exams these coming weeknights.
****Midterm is planned for week of January 18th. Topics to begin reviewing prior to our January 2nd return: -Grammar: Nouns, Adjectives, Pronouns, Simple Sentence Diagrams -Vocabulary: Units 1-6 -Novels/Short Stories: One essay, there will be a choice
Week of Jan 2nd: Grammar Page : 46 (A and B) Vocabulary Unit 7 due 1/10
Week of Dec. 18-21: All Classes- Papa Panov packet and essay all due at end of class Wed. 12/20
Week of Dec. 11th-15: All Classes: Vocab. 6 quiz 12/14 Pronouns Quiz 12/15 I: Victorian Class Structure Research Paper due Tuesday 12/12 (Tues.) Novel Test 12/13 (Wed.) *** H/M: "Speckled Band" comprehension quest Wed. 12/13 ***
Dec4-8: All classes- Vocab unit 6 activities are due 12/6 I:** Date Change Victorian paper due Tuesday 12/12 The Hound of the Baskervilles quiz 12/6 The Hound test 12/12 H/M: Reading "Speckled Band in Class" Quiz Friday?? 12/8
Nov. 30th-12/8: I: Victorian Era paper due Friday 12/8 The Hound of the Baskervilles Test 12/6 H/M: Reading "Speckled Band in Class" All Classes: Vocab unit 6 due 12/6
***Special note- No Vocabulary Quiz 11/22*****
Week of Nov. 13th: I read chapters 7-9 for 11/21 (Quiz) All classes: Vocab. Unit 5 quiz 11/22 H/M: R.O.O.T Test 11/21 (Tuesday)
Week of 11/6: Persuasive speeches due Monday 11/13 (date change)- All Classes All classes: Vocabulary Unit 4 quiz 11/8 I:Hound of the Baskervilles chapter's 1-3 11/8 Quiz Read 4-6 for Tuesday 11/14- comprehension quiz H/M: Final- "Letter to Ma" due 11/8 (rough draft written in class) Finish the novel Running out of Time (quiz- 21-end 11/9) Thursday Nov. 2: Notes cards for all classes- working on persuasive speeches ***planned to be presented on 11/10*** H/M: Finish R.O.O.T for 11/9 (Quiz)*** H: Grammar p. 29 M: Grammar p. 28 I: In class we are reading Chpts. 1-3 of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Quiz 11/8 Chapters 4-6 Monday 11/13 (Quiz)
****Make sure to have your persuasive speech research notes for 10/27
Week of October 23rd: M: Grammar Page 23 (B) 24 (A) I- Have The hound of the Baskervilles by Friday 10/27 Running out of Time test Thursday 10/26 All classes: Vocab Unit 3 test tomorrow 10/25 All classes: Adjectives Quiz Tuesday 10/31
*** Section I: Please make sure you have The Hound of the Baskervilles for Friday October 27! *** Week of October 16th: I: Finish the novel- final chapters quiz 10/17 ***Novel Test Thursday Oct. 26*** H/M: Chapters 6-10 Tuesday 10/17 Quiz All Classes: Vocab unit 3 activities due 10/18
Week of October 9th: Due Friday 10/13** Grammar Page 17 (I and M) Types of Adjectives All classes Vocab Unit 2 test Wed. 10/11 I: Read chapter 6-15 (quiz tomorrow 10/10) H/M: Read chapters 6-10 for Tuesday 10/17, Quiz!
Week of October 2nd: All Classes- Vocab unit 2 activities due 10/4 (Wed.) Nouns Test Thursdays 10/5 I: Read Chapters 6-15 for Tuesday 10/10 (Comp Quiz) R.O.O.T Power Points due 10/6 H/M: Read Chapters 1-5 for Friday 10/6 (Comp. Quiz) R.O.O.T Power Points Due 10/12
Week of September 25th: All Classes- Vocabulary Unit 1 Test 9/27 All classes- Tangerine Essay Due Friday 9/29 (MLA typed, doubled spaced, 12 point font)
Section I: Read Chapters 1-5 in Running out of Time for Monday 10/2 Research Notes Due Tuesday 9/26 Section H: Research notes due Thursday 9/28 Section M: Research Notes Due Friday 9/29
*****Grammar Unit-Nouns: Thursday October 5th. All Classes*****
Week of September 18th: All Classes- Vocabulary Unit 1 Test 9/27 All classes- Vocab Creative short story (not typed) due 9/21 Grammar Unit-Nouns: A test will be upcoming, probably week of October 2nd.
***Item of note: Formal Tangerine Essay ALL CLASSE will be assigned Friday 9/22 and Due Friday 9/29****
All classes will begin a mini research project for the next novel: Running Out of Time This will be assigned Thursday 9/21 Week of Sept 11th: All classes Vocabulary Unit One activities must be worked on this week. They are due Wed. 9/20 Tangerine will be discussed this week and next. I: Make sure Grammar Page 3(S/SC) is complete H/M: Grammar page 2 (plural nouns)
Week of Sept 5th: All classes, please purchase Running out of Time by Haddix if you have not already done so. Thank you.