Week of May 26-29 - No new assignments for English. Look for optional assignments coming from the school.
Week of May 18-22 Complete reading The Alchemist. You'll find a pdf of this week's reading and final questions in essay format in Google Classroom. The questions are due by midnight on Friday. Make sure you do your own work.
Textbook Fees - You may notice a fee appeared on your account for the textbook for this course. On the day when the school collects your laptops, they will also collect any books you might have. The fee will be removed from your account at that time.
Week of May 11-15 - Tasks for the week. Continue reading The Alchemist. You'll find a pdf of this week's reading and a study guide in Google Classroom. The study guide is due by midnight on Friday. Make sure you do your own work. Good luck to those of you taking AP Exams this week!
Week of May 4-8 - Tasks for the week Continue reading The Alchemist. You'll find a pdf of this week's reading and a study guide in Google Classroom. The study guide is due by midnight on Friday.
Week of April 27-May 1 - Tasks for the week. 1. Continue reading The Alchemist. You'll find a pdf of this week's reading and a study guide in Google Classroom. The study guide is due by midnight on Friday.
Week of April 20-24 - Tasks for the week: 1. Read The Alchemist pages 33-47. You'll find a pdf of the reading and a study guide in Google Classroom. The study guide is due by midnight on Friday.
Week of April 13-17 - Tasks for the week: 1. View The Alchemist Intro Powerpoint (below on left). 2. Read The Introduction, the Prologue, and pages 3-33 of The Alchemist. I've attached a PDF of the reading (below on right). I promise it won't take long to read. 3. Go to Google Classroom and find a study guide for this section of the novel. Complete that by Friday at midnight.
Thursday, March 27 - Thursday, April 2 - See the assignment in Google Classroom called Personal Narrative/Memoir.
Monday, March 23 - Thursday, March 26 - We'll be continuing to work with "Living like Weasels." In the Google Classroom you'll find text dependent questions to answer. Please use quotes from the reading and identify them by paragraph number. These will be due on Thursday by eleven PM. Work at your own pace.
During our extended spring break, you are expected to complete the assignments posted and observe the deadlines. I will be available from 9-11 am daily to answer questions and give assistance. Please email me at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1984Extra Credit Opportunity - Due by 3 p.m. on Friday, March 20. No exceptions.
Friday, March 20 - No new assignment. If you "missed" an assignment this week, turn it in. Other than that, finish your senior scholarship applications. Have a good weekend, everyone!
Thursday, March 19 - Go to the Google Classroom for today's assignment.
Wednesday, March 18 - A second quiz over 1984 will be in the Google Classroom.
Tuesday, March 17 - A quiz over 1984 will be available in the Google Classroom. You will take the quiz in a Google Form. Complete the quiz by midnight.
Monday, March 16 - Summaries due. Submit them to the Google Classroom.
Week of March 9-13 Monday - Reading/Working time for Senior Project Tuesday - 1984, Complete Book 3 Wednesday - Reading/Working time for Senior Project Thursday - Review of summaries by group members Friday - No school - work on senior scholarship applications and complete summaries - this includes sharing with your group for summary verification.
Week of March 2-6 Monday - Present Senior Research Project Guidelines and Rubrics Tuesday - Reading time for 1984 and topic selection for research project Wednesday - 1984Book 3, chapters 1-2, pages 225-260 due Thursday - Reading for Research Project Friday - Vocabulary quiz 9 / Reading for Research Project
Week of February 24-27 Monday - Conclude reading Literacy Narratives / Analyze APA style research papers Tuesday - ACT - no school for seniors Wednesday - 1984Book 2, chapters 8-10, pages 167-224 due Thursday - 1984 reading time / Introduce Senior Research Project
Week of February 18-21 Tuesday - 1984Book 2, chapters 1-7, pages 105-167 due Wednesday - Ad Project Presentations Thursday - Ad Project Presentations Friday - Reading Day for 1984
Week of February 10-14 Monday - Vocabulary Quiz (from last week) / Correct Resumes and submit / Finalize Advertising Project Presentation Tuesday - 1984 Book 1, chapters 5-8, pages 48-104 due / Take Quiz / Read Orwell's "Why I Write" and answer questions - due at the end of the period on Wednesday Wednesday - Continue with Orwell's "Why I Write" / Rehearse Advertising Project Presentation Thursday - 1984 Reading Day for next week's assignment (Book 2, chapters 1-7, pages 105-167) Friday - Advertising Project Presentations begin - everyone should be ready to present
Week of February 3-7 Monday – Model advertising project / select ads Tuesday – 1984, Pages 1-48 due Wednesday – Work on advertising project Thursday – Work on advertising project / Resumes Due Friday – Vocabulary quiz 8 / 1984 Reading Time
Week of December 16-20 Monday – Present films to groups / Movie Review Tuesday – Present selected films to class / Movie Review Wednesday - YouScience Thursday - YouScience Friday – YouScience / Movie Review due
Week of December 9-13 Monday – Complete presentations / Review film techniques Tuesday – Analyze scenes from Finding Nemo for storytelling and cinematic techniques Wednesday – Review vocabulary - Finding Nemo and individual films Thursday – Work on individual film analysis Friday – Vocabulary Quiz 5
Week of December 2-6 Monday - Presentation Work Day Tuesday - Presentation Work Day Wednesday - Presentation Work and Rehearsal Day Thursday – Review Vocabulary List 4 / Presentations Friday – Vocabulary Quiz 4 / Presentations
Week of November 4-8 Monday – See Vocabulary Week 1 List below / Thesis and notes due for Rhetorical Analysis Tuesday – Citation and quote reminders / Write introduction/ Begin writing body paragraphs Wednesday – Review vocabulary / Continue work on body paragraphs Thursday – Guest Speaker Friday – Vocabulary Week 1 Quiz / body paragraphs / Conclusion
Week of October 29-November 1 Tuesday – Analyze Pitts’ Article Wednesday – King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech Link to the speech Thursday – Review grammar / King Friday – Grammar Quiz
Week of October 21-25 Monday - College and Career Exploration / Go to the Google Classroom for the Additional assignment / Grammar Worksheets Tuesday - Career/College Responses Due by start of class on Wednesday Wednesday - Speech Guidelines / Pitts' article - analyze in class Thursday - Review Grammar Worksheets / Present a one to two minute speech on what you learned during your college and career exploration. Friday - Grammar Quiz / Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech
Week of October 14-18 Monday - Complete Chisholm Analysis; Analyze Gehrig's Farewell address; Grammar Worksheets Tuesday - Watch/Analyze 9/11 Presidential Address as a class Wednesday - Analyze 9/11 Presidential Address as a class Thursday - Review Grammar Worksheets; College and Career Exploration Friday - Grammar Quiz / College and Career Exploration
Week of September 30-October 4 Monday - Rhetoric Handout - read and discuss Tuesday - Hyperbole and Understatement Wednesday - Understatement, Antithesis, hypophora Thursday - Rhetorical Questions and review grammar Friday - Grammar Quiz - logo, ethos, pathos
Friday's Schedule: 1. Watch videos 2. Respond to final assessment. 3. Complete Senior Brag Sheet, print, and put in tray. 4. Make or log in to your account at Ohio Means Jobs. You probably had an account as 8th graders linked to your sailornet email. You may have to reset your password. 5.Inside Ohio Means Jobs, use the "Plan it" dropdown menu and select "Assessment and Training." Click the green box that says "Online Training Center" and check out the Career Test Prep and College Test Prep. You'll find practice ASVAB and ACT material.
Week of September 24-27 Tuesday - work with partner on Steps 4/5 Wednesday - work on Step 5 Thursday - complete and submit Step 5 during class Friday - View videos in class and finalize Senior Brag Sheets (turn these into my google classroom)
Week of September 16-20 Monday - Write Desmond Summary in class Tuesday - Finalize and submit Desmond summary during class and begin Step 1 of Reading project Wednesday - Complete Steps 1 and 2; begin Step 3 if time allows Thursday - Complete Step 3 by the end of the period - submit your works cited Friday - Focus on Step 4
Week of September 9-13 Monday – Write two summaries of Zinczenko’s article as described in question 2 on page 42. Each summary should be approximately 150 words in length Tuesday – Review/Improve the summaries before submitting during the class period. Wednesday – Read “The Future of Advertising” (handout) and complete summary worksheet Thursday – Counselors in Friday - Discuss “The Future of Advertising” and begin writing a summary over the article.
Week of September 3-6 Tuesday - Rules, Expectations, Syllabus, Survey Wednesday - SLO and Writing Diagnostic Thursday - Summary Writing Friday - Summary Writing