Vocabulary/Grammar/Exam - matching and editing (grammar) - remember The Alchemist essay will by on Thursday.
The Alchemist Exam - Matching (plot, character, theme), quotes, literary terms application, short answer questions and one essay
Literary terms you will need: Personification Irony Humor Imagery Foreshadowing Simile Metaphor Allusion Motif
Week of May 22-26 - Last One! Monday, May 22 - Alchemist pages 158-171 due Tuesday, May 23 - Conclude Alchemist and work on Personal Legend Wednesday, May 24 – Review for Exams/Personal Legend Due by 3 p.m. Thursday, May 25 - Vocabulary/Grammar Exam Friday, May 26 – The Alchemist Exam
Week of May 15-19 Monday, May 15 – Alchemist pages 53-87 due Tuesday, May 16 - Reading time/Work on Personal Legend Wednesday, May 17 – Alchemist pages 88-127 due Thursday, May 18 – Physics to Cedar Point / Reading time/Work on Personal Legend Friday, May 19 - Alchemist pages 127-158 due
Week of May 8-12 Monday, May 8 – Senior Alternative Education Day Tuesday, May 9 – Discuss Introduction / Reading time Wednesday, May 10 – Alchemist pages 3-36 due Thursday, May 11 - Reading time/ Personal Legend Assignment Friday, May 12 – Alchemist pages 36-50 due - QUIZ on Part One!
Week of May 1-5 Monday, May 1 – Short Story Unit Tuesday, May 2 – Vocabulary/Grammar Quiz – Last One Wednesday, May 3 – Short Story Unit Thursday, May 4 – Short Story Test Friday, May 5 – Get a copy of The Alchemist and read the foreword and prologue for Tuesday. We'll talk about the novel more then. Enjoy Prom!
Week of April 24-28 Monday - Work on Research Paper Tuesday - No class Wednesday - Work on Research Paper Thursday - No Class Friday - Research Paper due by 3 p.m. Give me a paper copy AND submit to turnitin.com. Fifty percent will be deducted for late papers submitted by Monday. After Monday, no credit will be given. **The vocabulary/grammar quiz scheduled for Friday will be on Tuesday, May 2.. **Short Story test will be on Thursday, May 4.
Week of April 17-21 Monday, April 17 – Work Day – to read and take notes Tuesday, April 18 - Work Day - Short Stories or Research Wednesday, April 19 – Notes due (20 points) Thursday, April 20 - Review of MLA Format/Citations/Works Cited Friday, April 21 - Work Day - Short Stories or Research
Week of April 10-13 Monday, April 10 – Work Day – to determine thesis Tuesday, April 11 - Thesis Statement due (15 points) Wednesday, April 12 – Work Day – to find/read sources Thursday, April 13 – Vocab/Grammar Quiz AND Sources (6) due (15 points) – I must see the sources either on your screen or printed.
Week of March 20-24 Monday - TCP Final Paper Assignment and Summary 5 articles available Tuesday - Short Story Unit Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - Summary 5 due by 2 p.m./ Short Story Unit Friday - Short Story Unit
Week of March 13-16 Monday - Article for Summary 3 available/ Swift Biography and Gulliver's Travels Project begins Tuesday - Snow Day! Gulliver's Travels Project Wednesday - Work shop Wednesday / Gulliver's Travels Project Thursday - Summary (due Friday by 2 p.m.) / Gulliver's Travels Project Friday - Gulliver's Travels Presentations in class
Week of March 6-10 Monday - Review for 1984 / Work on Summary 2 Tuesday - 1984 Test Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday - Vocab/Grammar/Summary 2 Thursday - Summary 2 due at the end of the period - revise/edit during class/check for plagiarism with turnitin.com Friday - Voc/Grammar quiz - Use the remaining time to work on the local scholarships or do career exploration
Week of February 27-March 2 Monday - 1984 Review Sheet for Test and Summary Writing Tuesday - Summary 1 due at the end of the period Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - 1984, Book 3, Chapters 3-6 due
Week of February 21-24 Tuesday - Review Delbanco summaries and Select articles for first TCP summary/Read them carefully Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - 1984, Book 3, Chapters 1-2, pages 225-260, due Friday - Vocabulary/grammar quiz
Week of February 13-17 Monday - Vocabulary/grammar quiz / Introduction of The Thoughtful Citizen Project - Read article for practice summary Tuesday - Work on practice summary in class Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - 1984 - Finish Book 2 (pages 167-224) - You do not need to read Goldstein's Book. Friday - Return to Summary Writing
Week of February 6-10 Monday - Pepys Diary continued Tuesday - "The Poor and Their Betters" Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - 1984, pages 105-167 due Friday - Vocabulary/Grammar quiz
Week of January 31-February 3 Tuesday - Scourge of the Black Death Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - 1984, pages 48-104 due Friday - Vocabulary/Grammar quiz / Pepys/Diary
Week of January 23-26 Monday - Introduction to the Restoration Tuesday - Defoe's Journal of a Plague Year Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday (Reading day for 1984) Thursday - 1984 - Pages 1-48 Due
Week of November 14-18 Monday - Ohio College Week Activity Tuesday - Macbeth Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - Grammar review and Research Project Presentations Friday - Vocab/grammar 6 quiz and Research Project Presentations
Week of November 7-11 Monday – Renaissance Introduction Due/Work time for project Tuesday – Sources due/Outline Form available/Work time for project Wednesday – Workshop Wednesday (writing and Renaissance Project) Thursday – Outline/Notes checked during the period Friday – Writing due/Background on tragedy and Shakespeare
Week of October 31-November 4 Monday - Finish Canterbury Tales Projects/Introduce the Renaissance Research Project/Prepare for Test Tuesday - Middle Ages Test / Renaissance Introduction Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - Review Grammar concepts/Select Research Project Topics Friday - Vocabulary/Grammar Quiz 5 and Begin Shakespeare's Macbeth
October 24-28 Monday - Work time for Canterbury Tales Tuesday - Work time for Canterbury Tales Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday - Writing (we are not using the textbook writing this week) Thursday - Reading of Canterbury Tales in class Friday - Writing due in class./Middle Ages Test Review (Test will be Tuesday, November 1)
Week of October 17-21 Monday - Canterbury Tales Project - Introduction / Language from the Middle Ages Rhyming dictionary www.rhymezone.com/ Tuesday - Ballads from the Middle Ages Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday/Complete grammar worksheets Thursday - Review grammar worksheets / Work time For Canterbury Tales Project Friday - Vocabulary/Grammar Quiz 4 / Work time for Canterbury Tales Project (due Tuesday)
Week of October 10-13 Monday - Pardoner's Tale Tuesday - Pardoner's Tale/Wife of Bath's Tale Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday/Writing due on Thursday at noon (note time change) Thursday - Wife of Bath's Tale
Week of October 3-7 Monday - The Death of Arthur - Day of Destiny Tuesday - Intro to Canterbury Tales/Prologue Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - Prologue assignment due Friday - Vocab/Grammar quiz 3/Finish Prologue
Week of September 27-30 Tuesday - Middle Ages Introduction review continues (we made it to Feudalism)/Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday - Writing due by 8 am on Friday Thursday - Sir Gawain Friday - Writing due at 8 am and The Death of Arthur
Week of September 19-23 Monday - Legend of King Arthur video Tuesday - Anglo-Saxon Test - Notebook due / Begin introduction to the Middle Ages after test Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday - study the vocabulary and grammar concepts Thursday - Introduction to the Middle Ages due/Begin Sir Gawain Friday - vocab/grammar quiz/Sir Gawain continues
Week of September 12-16 Monday - Anglo-Saxon Riddles/The Wife's Lament Tuesday - The Seafarer or The Wanderer in class Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday Thursday - Riddles due (to be read in class)/Work on Seafarer or Wanderer Project Friday - Writing Due by 8 AM/Seafarer or Wanderer Project Due
Week of September 6-9 Tuesday - conclude Beowulf Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday - Vocab/Grammar quiz on Thursday Thursday - Vocab/Grammar quiz and Anglo-Saxon riddles Friday - Guidance in to discuss senior issues
Welcome to Senior English! English IV is a survey course of British Literature, an expansion of vocabulary, a grammar review, and a composition class.
We will use Workshop Wednesdays. On these days, you will have independent assignments of a variety of types. You are expected to use your time appropriately. Please be aware of the bi-weekly vocabulary and grammar quizzes along with the bi-weekly writing assignments. See dropdown menus above.
Week of August 29-September 2 Monday - Review Anglo-Saxons, Introduction to Beowulf/begin reading Follow this link to see the Epic in Old English http://www.heorot.dk/beowulf-rede-text.html Tuesday - Reading Beowulf in class Wednesday - Workshop Wednesday (a writing assignment is due on Friday morning) Thursday - Return to Beowulf
Thursday, August 25 - Syllabus, course expectations, rules, goal setting, senior planning Friday, August 26 - Introduction to the Anglo-Saxons in class