Homework Assignments will be updated daily by 3:00 P.M.!!!

NOTE - The Final Exam will be an accumulative exam on all of the literature we have read, analyzed and worked with throughout the year. There will also be questions about writing skills and the school-wide rubrics that we have practiced and worked with. All juniors should begin reviewing/studying the materials (content literature and writing skills) found in their binders, on the Google Classroom and in their essays/reflections!!! Junior Final Exam 2015 Study Guide

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Please Note, this is the last homework update on Wiki due to my Maternity Leave. The substitute is not responsible for posting on my personal website. However, the substitute will continue to post all homework assignments in class on the HOMEWORK board! Thus, it is the students' responsibility to record their homework assignments before leaving class!!!

B Period

1. Vocabulary Test Lesson 9 will be Friday 5/29
2. Writing Options #2 in the Walden packet is due Monday 6/01
C Period
1. No homework!!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

B Period

1.Finish reading the excerpt from "Conclusion" and answer the margin questions, along with questions 2, 3, and 8 for Thursday 5/28
2. Vocabulary Test Lesson 9 will be Friday 5/29
C Period
1. Finish the Letter Assignment (#2 under Writing Options) due Thursday 5/28
2. Vocabulary Lesson 9 TEST will be Thursday 5/28

Friday, May 22, 2015

B Period

1. Read three excerpts from Thoreau's Walden, "Solitude, Winter, and Spring" and pull one quote from each excerpt (three total) which are examples of figurative language, and unpack/explain/analyze each of them...due Tuesday 5/26
2. Vocabulary Lesson 9 TEST will be Friday 5/29
C Period
1. Vocabulary Lesson 9 TEST will be Thursday 5/28

Thursday, May 21, 2015

B Period

1. Read the first excerpt from Thoreau's Walden, and complete the 5 reading questions stapled to the packet...due Friday 5/22
C Period
1. Read three excerpts from Thoreau's Walden, "Solitude, Winter, and Spring" and pull one quote from each excerpt that is an example of figurative language (three total) and unpack/explain/analyze each of them...due by the end of class on Friday 5/22

Monday, May 18, 2015

B Period

1. "Emerson, Nature and You" 1-2 page reflection is due by the end of class on Wednesday 5/20!!!! It should be typed on the assignment sheet on Google Classroom and TURNED-IN to the classroom for credit.
C Period
1. No homework!!!

Friday, May 15, 2015

B Period

1. "Emerson, Nature and You" 1-2 page reflection is due by the end of class on Wednesday 5/20!!!! It should be typed on the assignment sheet on Google Classroom and TURNED-IN to the classroom for credit.
C Period
1. "Emerson, Nature and You" 1-2 page reflection is due by noon (BEFORE CLASS) on Monday 5/18!!!! It should be typed on the assignment sheet on Google Classroom and TURNED-IN to the classroom for credit.

Friday, May 08, 2015

B Period

1. Read Emerson's "Nature" (Introduction and Chapter 1: Nature) and answer the questions attached to the packet...for Monday 5/11
C Period
1. Read Emerson's "Nature" (Introduction and Chapter 1: Nature) and answer the questions attached to the packet...for Monday 5/11

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

B Period

1. Vocabulary Lesson 8 TEST will be Thursday 4/30
2. Gothic Literature Info-graphic Project is due Wednesday 5/06...THINGS TO REMEMBER:
a) Images should be taken from the Image Sites page of Morgan's Library Learning Commons; watch the LLC Screencast for help.
b) Your Piktochart Info-graphic LINK must be embedded on your "Planning Chart" - watch the Piktochart Screencast for help.
c) Your Planning Chart with the embedded link to your project must be TURNED IN to the Google Classroom; that is how I will access and grade your project for a TEST grade.
3. Vocabulary Lesson 9 Exercises I, II, IV, and "Identifying sentences Errors & Improving Sentences" are due Wednesday 5/06
C Period
1. Gothic Literature Info-graphic Project is due Tuesday 5/05...THINGS TO REMEMBER:
a) Images should be taken from the Image Sites page of Morgan's Library Learning Commons; watch the LLC Screencast for help.
b) Your Piktochart Info-graphic LINK must be embedded on your "Planning Chart" - watch the Piktochart Screencast for help.
c) Your Planning Chart with the embedded link to your project must be TURNED IN to the Google Classroom; that is how I will access and grade your project for a TEST grade.
2. Vocabulary Lesson 9 Exercises I, II, IV, and "Identifying sentences Errors & Improving Sentences" are due Tuesday 5/05

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

B Period

1. Vocabulary Lesson 8 Pretest will be Wednesday 4/29
2. Vocabulary Lesson 8 TEST will be Thursday 4/30
C Period
1. Vocabulary Lesson 8 TEST will be Wednesday 4/29
2. Gothic Romanticism Info-Graphic assignment/project is due Monday 5/04

Monday, April 27, 2015

B Period

1. Students must complete the packet on Poe's "The Raven" completing both the multiple choice questions and the open-ended questions for Tuesday 4/28
2. Vocabulary Lesson 8 Pretest will be Wednesday 4/29
3. Vocabulary Lesson 8 TEST will be Thursday 4/30
C Period
1. Vocabulary Lesson 8 Pretest will be Tuesday 4/28
2. Vocabulary Lesson 8 TEST will be Wednesday 4/29

Thursday, April 23, 2015

B Period

1. No Homework due Friday 4/24
C Period
1. Students must complete the packet on Poe's "The Raven" completing both the multiple choice questions and the open-ended questions for Monday 4/27

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

B Period

1. Students must ACTIVELY-READ the literary criticism article "'The Masque of the Red Death' An Interpretation" by H. H. Bell Jr. by commenting in the margins in response to the author's interpretation and analysis due Thursday 4/23
C Period
1. Students must ACTIVELY-READ the literary criticism article "'The Masque of the Red Death' An Interpretation" by H. H. Bell Jr. by commenting in the margins in response to the author's interpretation and analysis due Thursday 4/23

Monday, April 20, 2015

B Period

1. Students must read Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death" for Tuesday 4/21
C Period
1. Students must read Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death" for Tuesday 4/21


Friday, April 17, 2015

B Period

1. Based on your research/notes...Who is Annabel Lee? due Monday 4/20
C Period
1. Based on your research/notes...Who is Annabel Lee? due Monday 4/20

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

B Period

1. Actively read the article "The Identity of Annabel Lee" taking notes on the author's arguments for both Sarah vs. Virginia....notes are due Thursday, 4/16.
C Period
1. Actively read the article "The Identity of Annabel Lee" taking notes on the author's arguments for both Sarah vs. Virginia....notes are due Friday, 4/17.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

B Period

1.Finish analyzing the Story Level and Message Level of Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" by completing the handout that was administered in class. The handout and analysis is due Wednesday, 4/15.
2. Finish Vocabulary Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and illustration for Lesson 8 for tomorrow, Wednesday 4/15
C Period
1. Finish analyzing the Story Level and Message Level of Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" by completing the handout that was administered in class. The handout and analysis is due Wednesday, 4/15.

Monday, April 13, 2015

B Period

1.Finish analyzing the Story Level and Message Level of Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Annabel Lee" by completing the handout that was administered in class. The handout and analysis is due Wednesday, 4/15. Tomorrow's long period is a Vocabulary Day.
C Period
1. C period juniors must complete the Vocabulary Exercises for Lesson 8 due Tuesday, 4/14.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

B Period

1. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday - April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements with me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!
Also NOTE - This is the ONLY Vocab. test for Quarter 3, so you NEED to do well if you want to preserve your average! Study, Study, Study!!!!
C Period
1. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday - April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements with me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!
Also NOTE - This is the ONLY Vocab. test for Quarter 3, so you NEED to do well if you want to preserve your average! Study, Study, Study!!!!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

B Period

1. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday - April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements with me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!
C Period
1. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday - April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements with me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!

Friday, March 27, 2015

B Period

1. Read Hawthorne's short story, "Rappaccini's Daughter," and complete the open notes reading-quiz; the link to the quiz has been uploaded to the Google Classroom along with a YouTube narration of the short story to aid in your comprehension. The quiz must be completed by Monday morning (7:35 A.M.) or a zero will be issued!!!
2. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements will me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!
C Period
1. Read Hawthorne's short story, "Rappaccini's Daughter," and complete the open notes reading-quiz; the link to the quiz has been uploaded to the Google Classroom along with a YouTube narration of the short story to aid in your comprehension. The quiz must be completed by Monday morning (7:35 A.M.) or a zero will be issued!!!
2. The Vocabulary Lesson 7 TEST will be Thursday 4/2/15...If your Spring Break is planned to begin BEFORE Thursday April 2nd and you will be absent, then you are expected to make arrangements will me to take the Vocabulary Test BEFORE break...BEFORE you leave OR a zero will be issued!!!


Thursday, March 26, 2015

B Period

1. No Homework tonight!!
2. Vocabulary Lesson 7 test will be Thursday 4/2/15
C Period
1. No Homework tonight!!!
2. Vocabulary Lesson 7 test will be Thursday 4/2/15

Monday, March 23, 2015

B Period

1. Complete the Quote Analysis that has been uploaded on Google Classroom. Your analysis should be submitted to the classroom by 7:35 A.M. Wednesday morning 3/25...Click Turn In to submit your work!!!
C Period
1. Read Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "The Birthmark" and complete the Reading Guide questions handout on the Google Classroom by 7:30 A.M. Tuesday morning 3/24...Click Turn In to submit your answers!!!

Friday, March 20, 2015

B Period

1. Read Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "The Birthmark" and complete the Reading Guide questions handout on the Google Classroom by Monday morning 7:30 A.M. 3/23...Click Turn In to submit your answers!!!
C Period
1. Read Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "The Birthmark" and complete the Reading Guide questions handout on the Google Classroom by Monday morning 7:30 A.M. 3/23...Click Turn In to submit your answers!!!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

B Period

1. The "Declaration of Teen-dependence" is due Friday morning, 3/20
C Period
1. The "Declaration of Teen-dependence" is due Friday morning, 3/20

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

B Period

1. The "Declaration of Teen-dependence" is due Friday, 3/20
C Period
1. The "Declaration of Teen-dependence" is due Friday, 3/20

Monday, March 16, 2015

B Period

1. Read Thomas Jefferson's "Declaration of Independence" and answer all of the blue questions. Then complete #6, #7 and the parallelism activity on page 160...due Tuesday, March 17th
C Period
1. Read Thomas Jefferson's "Declaration of Independence" and answer all of the blue questions. Then complete #6, #7 and the parallelism activity on page 160...due Tuesday, March 17th

REMINDER: JP Exhibition is Thursday 3/12


Tuesday, March 10, 2015

B Period

1. Depending on where you are in terms of your Junior Portfolio reflections, you may work on your Into the Wild assignment tonight. If your focus is still on preparing for the Junior Portfolio Exhibition, you will have tomorrow's class to finish your analysis of "Society"...due Wednesday 3/11
2. NOTE - I will be available Wednesday morning from 7:35 to 9:30 (during under-classman CAPT) in the Learning Commons for JP feedback. I will also be giving you Wednesday's and Thursday's class periods for finishing up your reflections/presentation!!!
C Period
1. Depending on where you are in terms of your Junior Portfolio reflections, you may work on your Into the Wild assignment tonight. If your focus is still on preparing for the Junior Portfolio Exhibition, you will have tomorrow's class to finish your analysis of "Society"...due Wednesday 3/11
2. NOTE - I will be available Wednesday morning from 7:35 to 9:30 (during under-classman CAPT) in the Learning Commons for JP feedback. I will also be giving you Wednesday's and Thursday's class periods for finishing up your reflections/presentation!!!

Monday, March 09, 2015

B Period

1. Depending on where you are in terms of your Junior Portfolio reflections, you may work on your Into the Wild assignment tonight. If your focus is still on preparing for the Junior Portfolio Exhibition, you will have tomorrow's class to finish your analysis of "Society"...due Wednesday 3/11
2. NOTE - I will be available Wednesday morning from 7:35 to 9:30 (during under-classman CAPT) in the Learning Commons for JP feedback. I will also be giving you Wednesday's and Thursday's class periods for finishing up your reflections/presentation!!!
C Period
1. Depending on where you are in terms of your Junior Portfolio reflections, you may work on your Into the Wild assignment tonight. If your focus is still on preparing for the Junior Portfolio Exhibition, you will have tomorrow's class to finish your analysis of "Society"...due Wednesday 3/11
2. NOTE - I will be available Wednesday morning from 7:35 to 9:30 (during under-classman CAPT) in the Learning Commons for JP feedback. I will also be giving you Wednesday's and Thursday's class periods for finishing up your reflections/presentation!!!

Friday, March 06, 2015

B Period

1. At this point, the junior English homework is preparing for the Junior Portfolio...drafting their JP reflections - Monday 3/9
C Period
1. At this point, the junior English homework is preparing for the Junior Portfolio...drafting their JP reflections - Monday 3/9

Thursday, February 26, 2015

B Period

1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2
C Period
1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

B Period

1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2
C Period
1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2

Monday, February 23, 2015

B Period

1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2
C Period
1. Final Draft of Fable MUST be printed and submitted at the beginning of class on Friday 2/27...Fables will be accompanied by a Creative Expression Rubric.
2. Final Literature Circle meeting #5 for Chapters 16-18 & Epilogue in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 3/2


Friday, February 20, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23

Thursday, February 19, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
2. Complete the Dialogue Exercise/handout that is posted on the Google Classroom; complete and TURN IN to the classroom by 9:30 A.M. tomorrow Friday 2/20

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #3 for Chapters 9-12 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Wednesday 2/11
2. Complete the Ben Franklin packet for Wednesday 2/11
3. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #3 for Chapters 9-12 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Wednesday 2/11
2. Complete the Ben Franklin packet for Wednesday 2/11
3. Literature Circle meeting #4 for Chapters 13-15 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/23

Thursday, February 06, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #3 for Chapters 9-12 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Wednesday 2/11
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #3 for Chapters 9-12 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Wednesday 2/11

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6
C Period
1. Review and unpack the list of Chapter 1-4 Quotes for Thursday's discussion 2/5
2. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

B Period

1. Complete Vocab. Lesson 7 Exercises I, II, IV, and Improving Paragraphs for Wednesday 2/4
2. Review and unpack the list of Chapter 1-4 Quotes for Wednesday's discussion 2/4
3. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6
C Period
1. Review and unpack the list of Chapter 1-4 Quotes for Thursday's discussion 2/5
2. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6

Friday, January 30, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #1 for Chapters 1-4 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/2
2. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #1 for Chapters 1-4 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/2
2. Finish Vocab. Lesson 7 Exercises I, II, IV, Improving Paragraphs and illustration for Monday 2/2
3. Literature Circle meeting #2 for Chapters 5-8 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Friday 2/6

Thursday, January 29, 2015

B Period

1. Literature Circle meeting #1 for Chapters 1-4 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/2
C Period
1. Literature Circle meeting #1 for Chapters 1-4 in the novel Into the Wild, w/ completed role/responsibility, will take place Monday 2/2

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

B Period

1. Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!
Also, Book 3 Lesson 6 vocabulary test will be part 1 of your exam, and it will be completed electronically.
C Period
1. Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!
Also, Book 3 Lesson 6 vocabulary test will be part 1 of your exam, and it will be completed electronically.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

B Period

1. Make sure you have completed and followed all of the directions on the Self Evaluation form (emailed to you via clintonpublic.net) before you submit your Final Draft by the end of your class period Friday 1/16...in preparation for your Midterm Exam.
Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!
Also, Book 3 Lesson 6 vocabulary test will be part 1 of your exam, and it will be completed electronically.
C Period
1. Make sure you have completed and followed all of the directions on the Self Evaluation form (emailed to you via clintonpublic.net) before you submit your Final Draft by the end of your class period Friday 1/16...in preparation for your Midterm Exam.
Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!
Also, Book 3 Lesson 6 vocabulary test will be part 1 of your exam, and it will be completed electronically.


Tuesday, January 13, 2015

B Period

1. A Final Draft of your Crucible essay is due by Friday 1/16 in preparation for your Midterm Exam. Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!
C Period
1. A Final Draft of your Crucible essay is due by Friday 1/16 in preparation for your Midterm Exam. Essays will be handed back the day of the midterm, and you will draft/type a reflection discussing your progress or lack thereof regarding your writing skills...(mirroring the Junior Portfolio Exhibition)!!!

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

B Period

1. Actively-read the Literary Criticism article by Popkin and take notes not only to increase your comprehension of the article, but also to make specific connections to your thematic notes (in preparation for your final essay)...due Wednesday 1/07...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!
C Period
1. Complete the Final Essay Outline for tomorrow's class, and bring your vocabulary books to class as well...due Wednesday 1/07

Monday, January 05, 2015

B Period

1. Choose TWO Theme Topics that you will explore in your final essay; and take notes on all the prompts/questions listed in those theme topic boxes on the handout provided...your notes are due Tuesday 1/06...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!
C Period
1. Actively-read the Literary Criticism article by Popkin and take notes not only to increase your comprehension of the article, but also to make specific connections to your thematic notes (in preparation for your final essay)...due Tuesday 1/06...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

B Period

1. Choose TWO Theme Topics that you will explore in your final essay; and take notes on all the prompts/questions listed in those theme topic boxes on the handout provided...your notes are due Tuesday 1/06...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!
C Period
1. Choose TWO Theme Topics that you will explore in your final essay; and take notes on all the prompts/questions listed in those theme topic boxes on the handout provided...your notes are due Monday 1/05...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!

Monday, December 22, 2014

B Period

1. Choose TWO Theme Topics that you will explore in your final essay; and take notes on all the prompts/questions listed in those theme topic boxes on the handout provided...your notes are due Monday 1/05...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!
C Period
1. Choose TWO Theme Topics that you will explore in your final essay; and take notes on all the prompts/questions listed in those theme topic boxes on the handout provided...your notes are due Monday 1/05...be prepared to discuss and/or begin crafting your thesis statement!

Friday, December 19, 2014

B Period

1. We will finish watching the film Monday 12/22
2. Vocab. Lesson 5 Test will be Monday 12/22
C Period
1. We will finish watching the film Monday 12/22

Thursday, December 18, 2014

B Period

1. Vocab. Lesson 5 Pretest will be Friday 12/19
2. We will finish watching the film tomorrow, Friday 12/19
3. Vocab. Lesson 5 Test will be Monday 12/22
C Period
1. Vocab. Lesson 5 Test will be Friday 12/19
2. We will take a one question Quiz on Act 4 and then finish watching the film tomorrow, Friday 12/19

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

B Period

1. We will finish reading Act 4 tomorrow, Wednesday 12/17
C Period
1. Vocab. Lesson 5 Pretest will be Thursday 12/18
2. Vocab. Lesson 5 Test will be Friday 12/19

Friday, December 12, 2014

B Period

1.
C Period
1.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

B Period

1. Act 3 Comprehension questions (beginning with #5) and the Discussion Questions must be answered for tomorrow 12/12
C Period
1.

Monday, December 08, 2014

B Period
1. Study and review Acts 1 & 2 for the test...which will take place immediately after finishing Acts 1 & 2 (film)
C Period
1. Study and review Acts 1 & 2 for the test...which will take place immediately after finishing Acts 1 & 2 (film)

Friday, December 05, 2014

B Period
1. Study and review Acts 1 & 2 for the test on Tuesday 12/09
C Period
1. Finish reading Act Two and answer the 10 comprehension questions AND the 5 Discussion questions in the Act Two packet for Monday 12/08
2. Complete pages 65-67 in Vocabulary Lesson 5 by Monday 12/08

Thursday, December 04, 2014

B Period
1.
C Period
1. Finish reading Act Two and answer the 10 comprehension questions AND the 5 Discussion questions in the Act Two packet for Monday 12/08
2. Complete pages 65-67 in Vocabulary Lesson 5 by Monday 12/08

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

B Period
1. Finish reading Act Two and answer the 10 comprehension questions AND the 5 Discussion questions in the Act Two packet for Thursday 12/04
2. Vocab. Lesson 5 Exercises I, II, IV, picture, and pages (65-67)...due Thursday 12/04
C Period
1.

Monday, December 01, 2014

B Period
1. No homework...we will continue reading Act Two beginning on page 55 tomorrow in class, Tuesday 12/02
C Period
1. No homework...we will continue reading Act Two beginning on page 55 Wednesday in class, 12/03
2. Tomorrow's class (Tuesday 12/02) will be Vocab. Day!!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

B Period
1. Finish reading Act 1, answer all Act 1 questions, and be prepared for a Quiz upon your return from Thanksgiving Break...Monday 12/01
C Period
1. Finish reading Act 1; answer all Act 1 questions, and be prepared for a Quiz upon your return from Thanksgiving Break...Monday 12/01

Monday, November 24, 2014

B Period
1. Finish reading Act 1, answer all Act 1 questions, and be prepared for a Quiz upon your return from Thanksgiving Break...Monday 12/01
C Period
1. TEST Lesson 4 will be Tuesday 11/25
2. Finish reading Act 1; answer all Act 1 questions, and be prepared for a Quiz upon your return from Thanksgiving Break...Monday 12/01

Friday, November 21, 2014

B Period
1. TEST Lesson 4 will be Monday 11/24
C Period
1. TEST Lesson 4 will be Tuesday 11/25

Thursday, November 20, 2014

B Period
1. Pretest Lesson 4 will be Friday 11/21
2. TEST Lesson 4 will be Monday 11/24
C Period
1. Pretest Lesson 4 will be Friday 11/21
2. TEST Lesson 4 will be Tuesday 11/25

Monday, November 17, 2014

B Period
1. Finish the ENTIRE "Background: Puritan Beliefs" packet for Tuesday 11/18
C Period
1.Read the Introduction of Arthur Miller's The Crucible (pgs. 3-8), and answer the questions (1-14) in the ACT ONE packet by Tuesday's class 11/18

Friday, November 14, 2014

B Period
1. Finish the ENTIRE "Background: Puritan Beliefs" packet for Tuesday 11/18
C Period
1.Finish the ENTIRE "Background: Puritan Beliefs" packet for Monday 11/17

Thursday, November 13, 2014

B Period
1. Finish PAGE 1, questions 1-5, of the "Background: Puritan Beliefs" packet for Friday 11/14
C Period
1.Finish the ENTIRE "Background: Puritan Beliefs" packet for Monday 11/17

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

B Period
1. None
C Period
1.None

Monday, November 10, 2014

B Period
1. None
C Period
1.None

Friday, November 07, 2014

B Period
1. Complete TWO outlines for TWO Reading indicators selected from the Reading Rubric; use your Literature Circle packet and rubrics to complete this assignment for Monday 11/10
C Period
1.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

B Period
1. Complete the outline on one indicator selected from the Writing Rubric...due Wednesday 11/05
2. Finish the Vocab. L. 4 Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and your illustration for Wednesday, 11/05
C Period
1. Complete the outline for your 1st indicator reflection on the Writing Rubric due Wednesday 11/05
2. Finish the Vocab. L. 4 Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and your illustration for Wednesday, 11/05
3. Sophie and Britney are expected to take the Vocab. Lesson 3 TEST upon their return to school!!

Monday, November 03, 2014

B Period
1. Complete the outline on one indicator selected from the Writing Rubric...due Tuesday 11/04
C Period
1. Complete the outline for your second indicator reflection on the Reading Rubric due Tuesday 11/04
2. Finish the Vocab. L. 4 Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and your illustration for Tuesday, 11/04
3. Lucas, Sophie, and Britney are expected to take the Vocab. Lesson 3 TEST upon their return to school!!

Friday, October 31, 2014

B Period
1. TEST Lesson 3 will be Monday 11/03
C Period
1. Complete the outline for your second indicator reflection on the Reading Rubric for Monday 11/03

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

B Period
1. Pretest Lesson 3 will be Friday 10/31
2. TEST Lesson 3 will be Monday 11/03
C Period
1. Final Draft is due today by 2:10 P.M. and not a SECOND LATER. Also, in order for your essay to be accepted, you MUST SUBMIT IT TO TURNITIN.COM BEFORE 2:10 TODAY!!!

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

B Period 1. Make all the necessary revisions to your final draft by tomorrow Wednesday 10/29
C Period 1. Final Draft is due tomorrow by 2:10 P.M. and not a SECOND LATER. Also, in order for your essay to be accepted, you MUST SUBMIT IT TO TURNITIN.COM BEFORE 2:10 TOMORROW!!!

Monday, October 27, 2014

B Period 1. Make the necessary revisions for # 1- 14 on the BLUE self evaluation handout...due Tuesday 10/28...Make sure you have access to your essay on the computer...we are in Room 65 tomorrow!!!
C Period 1. Make the necessary revisions for # 1- 5 on the BLUE self evaluation handout...due Tuesday 10/28...Make sure you have access to your essay on the computer...we are in Room 65 tomorrow!!!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

B Period 1.Draft an Introduction for Friday 10/24
C Period 1. Draft an Introduction, and finish TYPING, REVISING, and SHARING your body paragraphs by Friday 10/24 If you don't know what proper paragraph includes, use this Wiki's Homepage and the Navigation Bar to find the appropriate graphic organizers!!! You also need to demonstrate proper First Page Setup according to MLA guidelines and include properly cited parenthetical citations for your textual evidence; if you don't know proper MLA guidelines, then you should use the link "MLA Guidelines" in the Navigation Bar of our Class Wiki!!!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

B Period 1. Finish drafting all body paragraphs for Thursday 10/23
C Period 1. Finish TYPING, REVISING, and SHARING your body paragraphs by Thursday 10/23 If you don't know what proper paragraph includes, use this Wiki's Homepage and the Navigation Bar to find the appropriate graphic organizers!!! You also need to demonstrate proper First Page Setup according to MLA guidelines and include properly cited parenthetical citations for your textual evidence; if you don't know proper MLA guidelines, then you should use the link "MLA Guidelines" in the Navigation Bar of our Class Wiki!!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

B Period 1. Finish drafting all body paragraphs for Thursday 10/23
C Period 1. Finish TYPING and SHARING your body paragraphs by Wednesday 10/22 If you don't know what proper paragraph includes, use this Wiki's Homepage and the Navigation Bar to find the appropriate graphic organizers!!!

Friday, October 17, 2014

B Period 1. Complete the Reaction Paper Outline for Monday's class 10/20
C Period 1. Complete the Reaction Paper Outline for Monday's class 10/20

Thursday, October 16, 2014

B Period 1. Thesis statement must be written for class tomorrow, Friday 10/17
C Period 1. Thesis statement must be written for class tomorrow if I haven't checked and approved it already Friday 10/17


Wednesday, October 15, 2014

B Period 1. Complete the Textual Evidence assignment for Coulombe's literary criticism article...a copy of the assignment can be seen below.
C Period 1. Come prepared to discuss your Reaction Paper/Essay thesis statement tomorrow, Thursday 10/16




Friday, October 10, 2014

B Period 1. Complete the Textual Evidence Homework for Tuesday 10/14
I have uploaded the document that explicitly explains and outlines the homework assignment. Feel free to print it out to complete the assignment.
C Period 1. See B period above!!

Thursday, October 09, 2014

B Period
1. No Homework!!
C Period
1. Complete the Textual Evidence Homework for Tuesday 10/14
I have provided a link to a document that explicitly explains and outlines the homework assignment. Feel free to print it out to complete the assignment.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

B Period
1. We will continue our class discussion on Coulombe's Literary Criticism Article "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Humor" tomorrow - Thursday 10/09
C Period
1. We will continue our class discussion on Coulombe's Literary Criticism Article "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Humor" tomorrow - Thursday 10/09

Monday, October 06, 2014

B Period
1. Actively-read Coulombe's Literary Criticism Article "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Humor", and pay special attention to decoding/defining vocabulary. Record at least 10 or more words that you need to define on the sheet administered in class, BUT record the definitions on the actual article...due Tuesday 10/07
C Period
1. Actively-read Coulombe's Literary Criticism Article "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Humor", and pay special attention to decoding/defining vocabulary. Record at least 10 or more words that you need to define on the sheet administered in class, BUT record the definitions on the actual article...due Tuesday 10/07

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

B Period
1. No homework!!
C Period
1. No homework!!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

B Period
1. No homework!!
C Period
1. Finish the Vocab. Lesson 3 Exercises I, II, IV, Improving Paragraphs (44-45) & the visual for Wednesday 10/01

Monday, September 29, 2014

B Period
C Period

Friday, September 26, 2014

B Period
1. Actively-read the short story "Because my Father..." and answer the 5 questions for Monday 9/29
2. Vocab. Lesson 2 TEST will be Monday 9/29
3. Literature Circle Meeting #5 (198-End) with completed role/responsibility is due Monday 9/29
LITERATURE CIRCLE PACKETS WILL BE COLLECTED (TEST GRADE)
C Period
1. Actively-read the short story "Because my Father..." and answer the 5 questions for Monday 9/29
2. Vocab. Lesson 2 TEST will be Monday 9/29
3. Literature Circle Meeting #5 (198-End) with completed role/responsibility is due Monday 9/29
LITERATURE CIRCLE PACKETS WILL BE COLLECTED (TEST GRADE)

Thursday, September 25, 2014

B Period
1. Vocab. Lesson 2 Pretest will be Friday 9/26
2. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
3. Actively-read the short story "Because my Father..." and answer the 5 questions for Friday 9/26
4. Vocab. Lesson 2 TEST will be Monday 9/29
5. Literature Circle Meeting #5 (198-End) with completed role/responsibility is due Monday 9/29
C Period
1. Vocab. Lesson 2 Pretest will be Friday 9/26
2. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
3. Actively-read the short story "Because my Father..." and answer the 5 questions for Friday 9/26
4. Vocab. Lesson 2 TEST will be Monday 9/29
5. Literature Circle Meeting #5 (198-End) with completed role/responsibility is due Monday 9/29


Wednesday, September 24, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
2. Actively-read the short story "Because my Father..." and answer the 5 questions for Monday's class 9/29
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
C Period
1. (OPTIONAL) Revise Reaction Paper "On 'Evolution'" due Wednesday 9/24
2. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26

Monday, September 22, 2014

B Period
1. Actively-read Alexie's short story on Google Classroom: "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor" due Tuesday 9/23
2. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
C Period
1. (OPTIONAL) Revise Reaction Paper "On 'Evolution'" due Wednesday 9/24
2. Actively-read Alexie's short story "The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor" for Tuesday 9/23
3. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26

Friday, September 19, 2014

B Period
1. (OPTIONAL) Revise Reaction Paper by Monday 9/22...Must be submitted to the classroom!
2. Literature Circle Meeting #4 (150-197) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/26
C Period
1. Annotate Alexie's poem "On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City" and submit your document to the classroom by 7:35 A.M. Monday 9/22
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19

Thursday, September 18, 2014

B Period
1. Finish annotating the poem by Sherman Alexie "On the Amtrak from Boston to NYC" for tomorrow 9/19
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19
C Period
1. Reaction Paper on the Literary Criticism article "On 'Evolution'" by Benjamin Branham is due Friday 9/19
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

B Period
1. Write a 1-2 page reaction paper on the Literary Criticism Article "On Evolution" by Benjamin Branham. The reaction paper should be typed on the Google Doc/assignment in the Google Classroom and TURNED IN by Thursday's class 9/18
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19
C Period
1. Finish annotating the Literary Criticism article "On 'Evolution'" by Benjamin Branham for Thursday 9/18
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19


Tuesday, September 16, 2014

B Period
1. Write a 1-2 page reaction paper on the Literary Criticism Article "On Evolution" by Benjamin Branham. The reaction paper should be typed on the Google Doc/assignment in the Google Classroom and TURNED IN by Thursday's class 9/18
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19
C Period
1. Finish annotating the poem "Evolution" by Sherman Alexie, posted on our class Google Classroom...due Wednesday 9/17
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19


Monday, September 15, 2014

B Period
1. Actively read the Lit. Crit. Article "On Evolution" by Benjamin Branhem for Tuesday 9/16
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19
C Period
1. Finish annotating the poem "Evolution" by Sherman Alexie, posted on our class Wiki...due Wednesday 9/17
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19

Friday, September 12, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
2. Finish Vocabulary Lesson 2 Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and visual for Monday 9/15
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19
C Period
1.We will correct Vocabulary Lesson 2 Exercises I, II, IV, Critical Reading and visual Monday 9/15
2. Literature Circle Meeting #3 (99-149) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday 9/19
3. Summer Reading Book Chats will be Friday 9/19

Thursday, September 11, 2014

B Period
1. Vocabulary Test for Lesson 1 will be 9/12
2. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due 9/12
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
2. Finish V. L. 2 Exercises due 9/12

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

B Period
1. Vocabulary Pretest for Lesson 1 will be Thursday, September 11, 2014
2. Finish annotating "Evolution" on Google Classroom and then click TURN IN by tomorrow, Thursday, September 11, 2014
3. Finish responding to your partner's analysis of "Evolution" by tomorrow, Thursday, September 11, 2014
4. Vocabulary TEST for Lesson 1 will be Friday, September 12, 2014
5. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
2. Vocabulary TEST for Lesson 1 will be Thursday, September 11, 2014
3. Complete the "What is an American" one-page REFLECTION and TURN IN by tomorrow, Thursday, September 11, 2014


Tuesday, September 9, 2014

B Period
1.Use Google.Classroom to complete the "An American Reflection" one page write-up...due Wednesday, September 10, 2014
2. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
2. Vocabulary Pretest for Lesson 1 will be Wednesday, September 10, 2014
3. Vocabulary TEST for Lesson 1 will be Thursday, September 11, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

B Period
1.Use Google.Classroom to complete the "An American Reflection" one page write-up...due Wednesday, September 10, 2014
2. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
2. Vocabulary Pretest for Lesson 1 will be Wednesday, September 10, 2014
3. Vocabulary TEST for Lesson 1 will be Thursday, September 11, 2014


Friday, September 5, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #2 (54-98) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 12, 2014
2. Vocabulary Pretest for Lesson 1 will be Wednesday, September 10, 2014
3. Vocabulary TEST for Lesson 1 will be Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, September 4, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014
2. Signatures on "Detached" page from syllabus is due Friday, September 05, 2014
3. Binder for English class is due Friday, September 05, 2014
4. We will finish correcting Vocab. Lesson 1 exercises I, II, IV, pages 22-23, and illustration tomorrow, Friday, September 05, 2014
C Period
1. We will correct Vocab. Lesson 1 exercises I, II, IV, pages 22-23, and the illustration tomorrow, Friday, September 05, 2014
2. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014
3.Signatures on "Detached" page from syllabus is due Friday, September, 05, 2014
4. Binder for English class is due Friday, September 05, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014
2. Signatures on "Detached" page from syllabus is due Friday, September 05, 2014
3. Binder for English class is due Friday, September 05, 2014
C Period
1. Finish the Vocab. Lesson 1 exercises I, II, IV, pages 22-23, and the illustration for Thursday, September 04, 2014
2. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014
3. Binder for English class is due Friday, September 05, 2014


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

B Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014
C Period
1. Literature Circle Meeting #1 (1-53) with completed role/responsibility is due Friday, September 05, 2014