Week of January 27-31 Monday – Syllabus / Return to Synthesis Essays on Money – review content Tuesday – Introduce Othello / Continue work on paper – Checklist for content and style Wednesday – Peer editing – last work day in class Thursday – Othello Friday – Othello / Papers due / Vocabulary quiz 7
Week of January 13-17 Monday – Thesis and paper plan due in class Tuesday – Work on paper – making sure you are putting in citations as you write Wednesday – Two full pages due at the end of class for review Thursday – Continue work on paper Friday - Four full pages due at the end of the period
Week of January 6-10 Monday – Analyze visual texts (pages 838-840) in class Tuesday – Discuss pages 841-847 Wednesday – Discuss pages 848-856 / Begin Synthesis Paper on Money (see prompts 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 and 10 on pages 865-867) OR Prompts 1 and 2 on the bottom of page 857. Thursday - Review Vocabulary List 6 / Formulate thesis and find quotes/supporting material Friday - Vocabulary Quiz 6 / Continue work on paper
Week of December 16-20 Monday – Vocabulary Quiz 5 / Consumerism in America with Machado / Intro debate Tuesday – Discuss Murray (pages 817-822) and Matthews (link will be provided) Wednesday – Read articles either in support of or opposed to UBI – take notes Thursday – Within your groups, prepare for the debate. Friday – Debate over UBI
Week of December 9-13 Monday – Carnegie and Washington in class Tuesday – Discuss Eighner’s “On Dumpster Diving” (787-790), answer questions 1,2,3 and 5. Wednesday – Review vocabulary / Continue with Eighner (790-795), answer questions 8,9 and 11 Thursday – Read Machado “Luxury Shopping” (813-816) and answer question 2,4,6, and 8. Friday – School Counselors in / Vocabulary quiz will move to Monday.
Week of December 2-6 Monday – Read Ehrenreich’s “Serving in Florida” and Shepard’s “Scratch Beginnings” pages 759-768; Answer Questions for Discussion #4, 5, 6. Tuesday – Discuss Ehrenreich and Shepard Wednesday – Read Swift in class Thursday – Review Vocabulary List 4 / Conclude Swift in class Friday – Vocabulary List 4 / Read pages 116-117 and 1198-1200 about the Toulmin Model of Argument. You might also check out Purdue Owl's definition.
Week of October 29-November 1 Tuesday – MD – commas, semi-colons, tense Wednesday – MD – peer-editing Thursday – Finalize MD papers / Read pages 1-10 of textbook and take notes due Friday Friday – MD papers due / Discuss pages 1-10 / Read pages 11-24 for Monday
Week of October 21-25 Monday/Tuesday - Practice AP Test Wednesday - Review test / return to MD Papers (the content should be complete) / begin editing process Thursday - Editing/revising Friday - Editing/revising
Week of October 14-18 Monday - Continue work on MD Paper/conference with instructor Tuesday - Submit MD Paper draft at the end of the period Wednesday - AP/ACT Practice Thursday - Return MD Paper and continue working / conference with instructor Friday - Work day - you should be nearing the 4-5 page mark
Week of October 7-10 Monday - Martin Dressler Discussion and Paper Topics Tuesday - Conclude discussion if necessary and select paper topic, formulate thesis, and begin gathering support (quotes) Wednesday - Show me your thesis and plan. Writing/Work Day Thursday - Writing and Work Day - At the end of the period, submit 1-2 pages of paper for review.
Week of September 30-October 4 Monday - Continue work on Chapter 13 Summary Tuesday - Martin Dressler Discussion Wednesday - Martin Dressler Discussion / Chapter 13 Summary due Thursday - Martin Dressler Discussion Friday - Begin Martin Dressler Papers
Week of September 24-27 Note: No Reader Response for this part. Tuesday - Pages 185-207 due in The Omnivore's Dilemma Wednesday - Pages 208-238 due in The Omnivore's Dilemma Thursday - Pages 239-273 due in The Omnivore's Dilemma Friday - Work on Summary for this part
Week of September 16-20 Monday - Summary Writing Lesson; Assign Reader's Response for pages 124-184 Tuesday - Summary Writing Workshop Wednesday - Summary Writing Workshop Thursday - Summary Writing Workshop Friday - Summary due at the beginning of class. Finalize Reader's Response for pages 124-184 at the beginning of class
Week of September 9-13 Monday – SLO / Diagnostic Writing Tuesday – Reader Response due for “Our National Eating Disorder” (pages 1-11) Wednesday – Discussion of Pollan’s work Thursday – Counselors in Friday – Reader Response due for “Industrial Corn” (pages 15-119)
Week of September 3-6 Tuesday - Syllabus, Rules, Textbooks, Expectations Wednesday - Submit Crucible Essay - After Corrections Thursday - Discuss Miller's "Why I Wrote the Crucible" Friday - Crucible Test
Welcome to English 161/162 and AP English Language!