Absent Student – English II

Check here for the work you missed in class!  Updated Daily/Weekly.

Friday, May 24:  Read through questions on page 11.  Read first two pages of letter.  Begin annotating using the codes and finding rhetorical devices.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Review Vocabulary for “Letter”.  NoRedInk – Review C.  Quizlet review.

Thursday, May 23:  Vocabulary – page 7 (hand in).  Write down vocabulary definitions on pages 9-10 (see slides).  Finish 3 columns on own.  Read through rhetorical devices on page 11.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish Vocabulary worksheet (pgs 9-10).  NoRedInk – Review C.  Quizlet Review.

Wednesday, May 22:  MODES ASSESSMENT Day 2 – Write!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk – Review C. 

Tuesday, May 21:  MODES ASSESSMENT Day 1 – Read, annotate and outline in preparation for the essay tomorrow.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk – Review C. 

Monday, May 20:  MUGS #18.  Reflection on page 3 then self-assessment on page 5 – hand in!  Review NoRedInk and Latin Roots for finals.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk – Review C. 

Friday, May 17:  Hand in book corrections.  Notes from yesterday. See slides.  Informal debate!  You will self-assess yourself on Monday.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk – Review B. 

Thursday, May 16:  NoRedInk Work Time.  New Unit (get from Mrs. Schulte).  Work on page 2 – Agree/Disagree.  Complete notes on page 1.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Book Review corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Review B.  Finish Agree/Disagree – due tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 15:  Essay hand in.  ACT Aspire.  Book Review Corrections – due Friday.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Book review corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Review B.

Tuesday, May 14:  NoRedInk Work Time – Review practices.  Work on peer revisions – stations posted on my homepage.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – FINAL drafts due tomorrow (with Works Cited page).  NoRedInk – Review B.

Monday, May 13:  Works Cited Page formatting.  1st draft revisions:  Self-Revision then Peer Revision then Self-Revision.  Look at slides for instructions.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – 2nd drafts due tomorrow (with Works Cited page).  NoRedInk – Review B.

Friday, May 10:  Outlines – conference with Mrs. Schulte over outlines.  Start typing 1st drafts.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – finish outline, type 1st draft – due Monday.   NoRedInk – Review A.

Thursday, May 9:  Hand in thesis to get it checked.  FINAL TEST!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence, outline (due tomorrow).   NoRedInk – Review A.

Wednesday, May 8:  Graphic Organizer check.  Work on outline and thesis.  Review for test.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Review for test.  Work on essay – pulling evidence, graphic organizer (due tomorrow).   NoRedInk – Review A.

Tuesday, May 7:  Group up – work through critique of essays.  Then complete graphic organizer – due tomorrow.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence, graphic organizer (due tomorrow).   NoRedInk – Review A.

Monday, May 6:  Quizzer over chapters 29-31.  Discuss chapters 29-31.  Work on pulling evidence for essays.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.   NoRedInk – Review A.

Friday, May 3:  VIGILANTE DAY!

Thursday, May 2:   Discuss chapter 28 together.  Read chapters 29-31.  Work on pulling evidence for essays.  View clips of the film.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  Read chapters 29-31 (FINISH!) – Due Monday.

Wednesday, May 1:  Quiz over chapters 25-27.  Read and discuss chapter 28.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  Read chapters 29-31 (FINISH!) – Due Monday.

Tuesday, April 30:  Quizzer over 23-24.  Discuss 23-24 in small groups.  Read 25-27 – quiz tomorrow!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  Read chapters 25-27 (19 pages) -QUIZ TOMORROW!

Monday, April 29:  Discuss Scottsboro Trial Article.  Read chapters 23-24.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  Read chapters 23-24 + study guide. 

Friday, April 26:  NoRedInk – Unit 10 Quiz (need to make up!).  Free write on essay topic.  Read “Scottsboro Boys” Article and answer questions (pg 27-34).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  Read article and answer questions (due Monday). 

Thursday, April 25:  Quizzer.  Discuss 19-22/reading time.  Discuss Essay.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on essay – pulling evidence.  NoRedInk – Unit 10 – QUIZ TOMORROW!

Wednesday, April 24:  Quizzer – ch 17-18.  Courtroom Reporter – pg 22.  Discuss 17-18.  Read 19-22 for tomorrow. See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Read chapters 19-22 + study guides.

Tuesday, April 23:  NoRedInk – Unit 10 work time.  Close Read chapter 15.  Discuss 15/16.  Read 17/18.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Read chapters 17-18 + study guides.

Monday, April 22:  NoRedInk – Unit 10 Diagnostic.  Quiz over chapters 13-14.  Read 15-16. See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Read chapters 15-16 + study guides.

Friday, April 19:  Grammar booklets – page 7.  Quizzer chapter 12.  Discuss chapter 12.  Read chapters 13-14.  QUIZ MONDAY.  See slides.  Hand in iPhone assignment.
– HOMEWORK:  Read chapters 13-14.  Quiz Monday.

Thursday, April 18:  Quizzer – chapters 9-10.  Discuss iPhone.  Read chapter 11 and discuss.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 12 – due tomorrow.  Work on iPhone chart – due tomorrow. 

Wednesday, April 17:  Discuss chapters 7-10.  iPhone Characterization Chart (swing by to pick one up!).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Work on iPhone chart – due Friday. 

Tuesday, April 16:  Grammar Books – page 7.  Read chapters 7-10; work on study guides together.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Be through chapter 10 by tomorrow.

Monday, April 15:  Grammar Books – page 6.  See slides for instructions/notes.  Discuss chapters 4-6.
– HOMEWORK:   Catch up on reading if not through chapter 6.  MUST be through chapter 10 by Wednesday.

Friday, April 12:  Write down definition of Motif. Discuss Chapter 3.  Read chapters 4-5.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish chapters 4-6 plus study guides. 

Thursday, April 11:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Quiz.  Discuss chapters 1 & 2.  Read chapter 3 and work on study guide.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish chapter 3 plus study guide. 

Wednesday, April 10:  District Writing Assessment.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish reading chapters 1 and 2 with study guide.  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice, due 4/11 (Quiz). 

Tuesday, April 9:  Roots Quiz (see Mrs. Schulte for makeup).  Quick overview of notes.  Begin reading chapters 1 and 2.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish reading chapters 1 and 2 with study guide.  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice, due 4/11 (Quiz).  

Monday, April 8:  NoRedInk Work Time (Quiz Thursday).  Quick Write then read essay on page 5 and poem on page 8.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Notes on plot, etc (complete pages 10 & 11) – due tomorrow (see homepage for link).  Review Roots – due tomorrow (Quiz).  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice, due 4/11 (Quiz).  

Friday, April 5:  New Unit!  Take notes on Unreliable Narrator (see slides).   Complete “Unreliable Narrator Writing Assignment” on page 3 of the packet.
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice, due 4/11 (Quiz).  Review Roots – due 4/9 (Quiz).  Unreliable Narrator assignments – due Monday, 4/8.

Thursday, April 4:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Work Time.  Finish working on final drafts of book review and hand in.  Then electronically publish them to the catalog.  Quick book return to library.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice, due 4/11 (Quiz).  Review Roots – due 4/9 (Quiz).

Wednesday, April 3:  Roots Wednesday (get roots from Latin Roots webpage).  Peer revisions – stations, lightning feedback.  Self-Editing.  Final drafts of book reviews due tomorrow!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Finish editing final drafts – due tomorrow!

Tuesday, April 2:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Practice work time.  Peer Revision of Book Reviews.  Follow instructions on slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Finish revising 2nd draft.  Bring printed off copy of 2nd draft to class tomorrow.

Monday, April 1:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Diagnostic.  Get graphic organizer checked.  Start drafting book review.  Bring two hard copies tomorrow.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Finish typing up 1st draft of book review.  Bring two copies tomorrow.

SPRING BREAK!!! ENJOY!

Friday, March 22:  Character Chart – hand in.  Write a summary on a notecard (4-5 sentences).  Read independently.  Complete the Partner Chat on page 3.
– HOMEWORK:   READ – Finish books!  Complete ONE Graphic Organizer (pgs 9-12) – due Monday, 4/1.  BONUS: NoRedInk Exercises. 

Thursday, March 21:  Grammar booklets – page 5, lower half.  See slides for pictures.  Independent reading time.  Journal entry.
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes.  Bring books tomorrow.  Character chart due tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 20:  Roots- get missed ones off of Roots page.  Analyze book reviews.  See slides for instructions.  Independent reading time.  No journal!
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes.  Bring books tomorrow.  Essay corrections – due Thursday.  Character chart due Friday.

Tuesday, March 19:  Grammar booklets – page 5, top half, find two sentences in published writing and copy them down.  Independent reading time then one journal response and the character chart on page 6 or 7 (choose one) – due Friday.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes.  Bring books tomorrow.  Essay corrections – due Thursday.  Character chart due Friday.

Monday, March 18: Grammar booklets – page 4, write four sentences – see slides for rules and pictures.  Go over Taming of the Shrew essay.  Complete essay corrections on vape essays – due Thursday.
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes.  Bring books tomorrow.  Essay corrections – due Thursday. 

Friday, March 15:  QuizletLive review of all Roots (see slides).   Reading – complete page 2 for the response.
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes and page 2 response (if not done in class).  Bring books Monday.

Thursday, March 14:  NoRedInk – Unit 8 Quiz.  Reading time then journal response – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Read 20 minutes and journal.  Bring books tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 13:  Roots Wednesday – Week 13 – Check Roots page.  Work on final drafts.  Read 20 minutes then journal.  See slides for question options.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk quiz tomorrow.  Read 20 minutes and journal.  Bring books tomorrow.

Tuesday, March 12:  NoRedInk – Unit 8 work time.  Work on final drafts – self-edits and works cited page (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:    FINAL DRAFTS DUE TOMORROW!!  NoRedInk Quiz – Thursday.

Monday, March 11:  New Unit – get packet from Mrs. Schulte.  Go to library to check out a book for new unit.  BRING IT EVERY DAY!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Guided Drafts (NoRedInk) – due today.  Works Cited Page – due Tuesday.   NoRedInk – Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14. 

Friday, March 8:  Survey.  Work on Guided Drafts in NoRedInk.  Work on Works Cited Page.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Guided Drafts (NoRedInk) – due Monday.  Works Cited Page – due Tuesday.   NoRedInk – Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14.  READ – bring Library books Monday!

Thursday, March 7:  NoRedInk Work Time.  Then work on NoRedInk – Thesis revision lesson.  Then revise your own thesis on vape essay.  THEN revise your evidence and analysis.  THEN insert a counterclaim.  THEN type your draft into NoRedInk – Guided Draft assignment.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Work on essays!  Add evidence, revise thesis, finish outlines, etc.  NoRedInk – Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14.  READ!

Wednesday, March 6:  SCHOOL CANCELLED – WATER MAIN BREAK.

Tuesday, March 5: SCHOOL CANCELLED – WATER MAIN BREAK.

Monday, March 4:  Finish documentary – take notes.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Work on essays!  Add evidence, revise thesis, finish outlines, etc.  NoRedInk – Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14.  READ!

Friday, March 1:  Work time to start.  Discuss vaping essays – get more specific, analyze.  Begin documentary on Netflix: E-Cigarettes: Magic or Menace.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Work on essays!  Add evidence, revise thesis, finish outlines, etc.  NoRedInk – Diagnostic/Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14.  READ!

Thursday, February 28:  Final test on Taming of the Shrew.  Work on NoRedInk.
– HOMEWORK:    NoRedInk – Diagnostic/Practice – Unit 8, due 3/14.  READ!

Wednesday, February 27:  Roots Quiz (come in to make up).  View Film.  Close Read of Act 5.  Review for the test tomorrow!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    FINAL TEST THURSDAY!  See Quizlet to review!  

Tuesday, February 26:  NoRedInk Unit 7 Quiz (make sure you complete it).  Hand in character charts.  Finish reading Act 5 and work on questions.  Possibly finish the film (if time allows).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Review Roots – quiz tomorrow.  Act 5 questions due tomorrow.   FINAL TEST THURSDAY!  See Quizlet to review!  

Monday, February 25:  MUGS (#17).  Brief check of Act 4 questions.  Read Act 5 and answer questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Character Charts – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice, quiz tomorrow.  Review Roots – quiz Wednesday.   FINAL TEST THURSDAY!

Friday, February 22:  Characterization Chart Assignment (get one from Mrs. Schulte) – due Tuesday.  View Act 4 on film.  Act 4 questions due Monday!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Act 4 questions – due Monday.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice, quiz Tuesday.  Review Roots – quiz Wednesday.  

Thursday, February 21:  Discuss Scene 1.  Read remainder of Act 4.  Questions due Monday.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    Act 4 questions – due Monday.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice, quiz Tuesday.  Review Roots – quiz Wednesday.  

Wednesday, February 20:  Review for Latin Roots (check out quizlet under Latin Roots page, Unit 16).  Read Act 4, Scene 1 – answer questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    
Act 4.1 questions – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice, due 2/28.  Review Roots – quiz 2/27.

Tuesday, February 19:
  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice.  Read/Watch Act 3.  Answer questions – due tomorrow. 
– HOMEWORK:    
Act 3 questions – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Practice.

Monday, February 18:  NO SCHOOL

Friday, February 15:  Who’s Who? Character Chart (see slides).  View Acts 2-3. 
– HOMEWORK:    
Read your books.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Diagnostic.

Thursday, February 14:  
Grammar booklets – bottom half of page 3 (see slides).  Finish reading Act 2.  Begin watching Act 2.  Get character vocabulary handout!
– HOMEWORK:    Read your books.  Complete Act 2 questions – due tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 13: 
Roots (check slides for notes).  Insult battle.  Read Act 2 and work on questions and vocabulary.
– HOMEWORK:    
Read your books.  Complete Act 2 vocabulary.

Tuesday, February 12: 
Grammar Booklets – page 3.  Watch Act 1.  Short response on page 13.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:    
Read your books.  Finish short response on page 13.  Due tomorrow.

Monday, February 11: 
Grammar Booklets – Simple Sentences.  Read Act 1.2 – vocabulary and questions.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
 Read your books.  Finish questions and vocabulary (1.2).

Friday, February 8: 
Page 11 – Revise character list to group by social status and family relationships.  Read Act 1, Scene 1 (see slides for NoFearShakespeare link).  Answer questions.
– HOMEWORK:  
  Read your books.  Finish questions and vocabulary (1.1).
Thursday, February 7: 
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Quiz.  Sight Words work (handout plus pages 9 and 10).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read your books.
Wednesday, February 6: 
Roots (check homepage).  Read “Induction” from Taming of the Shrew (see version on NoFear Shakespeare: https://www.sparknotes.com/nofear/shakespeare/shrew/ .  Answer questions in packet.  Read through Insults on page 7.  We will have a “battle” next week.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  
 NoRedInk – Unit 6, Review – due Thursday.  Read your books.
Tuesday, February 5: 
Terms Tuesday (Characterization).  Vocabulary work (stage directions – see slides).  Page 5 assignment – due tomorrow.
– HOMEWORK:  
 Page 5 in packet – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 6, Review – due Thursday.  Read your books.
Monday, February 4: 
MUGS #16.  Finish Image analysis.  Go over plot notes.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  
 NoRedInk – Unit 6, part B practice – due Tuesday.  Read your books.
Friday, February 1: 
Writing Reflection (see slides).  Start Shakespeare – analyze images to predict concepts within the play.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6, part B practice – due Tuesday.  Read your books.
Thursday, January 31: 
Review, highlight, and revise timed write.  Complete “reverse” outline.  HAND BACK IN!  See slides.  Then work on NoRedInk.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6, part B practice – due Tuesday.  Read your books.
Wednesday, January 30: 
Timed Write!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6, part B practice – due Tuesday.  Read your books.
Tuesday, January 29: 
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Work Time.  Library Day – scavenger hunt (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:  
Vaping – Prep for essay //// NoRedInk – Unit 6, part B practice – due Tuesday.
Monday, January 28: 
MUGS #15.  Research Work Day – podcast, infographics, articles (4).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Vaping – Finish tasks 1-4.  Then pick article 1, 4, or 5 to read and annotate like we did in class.  //// NoRedInk – Unit 6, part A practice – due tomorrow.
Friday, January 25: 
Get Silver Ticket from Mrs. Schulte.  Read and Annotate Article 3 as a class.  Fill out FQI sheet.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Vaping – Finish tasks 1-4.  Then pick article 1, 4, or 5 to read and annotate like we did in class.  //// NoRedInk – Unit 6, part A practice – due Tuesday.
Thursday, January 24: 
NoRedInk Work Time (Unit 6, Part A Practice) – due Tuesday AM.  Read and Annotate Article 2 together as a class (Identify the main idea plus supporting details).   See slides
– HOMEWORK
Vaping – Finish tasks 1-4.  Then pick article 1, 4, or 5 to read and annotate like we did in class. Due tomorrow. //// NoRedInk – Unit 6, part A practice – due Tuesday.  
Wednesday, January 23: 
Roots Wednesday (see Roots page for missed words).  Hand in book review corrections.   Complete ACT Aspire.  Work on vaping research (complete tasks 1-4) on first page.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish Diagnostic – due Thursday.  Read vaping articles – due Friday.
Tuesday, January 22
:  NoRedInk – Diagnostic, Unit 6.  Book Review corrections (see slides for instructions).  Vaping essay packet.
– HOMEWORK:   Book review corrections – due tomorrow.  Finish Diagnostic – due Thursday.  Read vaping articles – due Friday.

END OF SEMESTER 1

TUESDAY – THURSDAY:  Semester Finals.  See slides.
Monday, January 14: 
Hand in Book Review.  Quizlet Live! Modifier review (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK:  
 NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic.  STUDY FOR FINAL TEST!
Friday, January 11: 
SSR Check In.  Work Time (book review, review for final test).  See slides
– HOMEWORK
 FINAL Book Review DUE Monday(1/14)!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic.  STUDY FOR FINAL TEST!
Thursday, January 10: 
Roots Test.  Then work time.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
1ST DRAFT Book Review DUE Friday (1/11)!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic. 
Wednesday, January 9: 
Modes Assessment Timed Write.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Roots final – tomorrow.  1ST DRAFT Book Review DUE Friday (1/11)!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic. 
Tuesday, January 8: 
Terms.  Read and annotate materials for Modes Assessment.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Roots final – Thursday.  1ST DRAFT Book Review DUE Friday (1/11)!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic. 
Monday, January 7: 
Quick library (to renew or return).  Social Media Unit Assessment (linked on my website).  Work on book reviews (check of organizers and 1st drafts – share first draft with Mrs. Schulte (electronically or hard copy).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
1ST DRAFT DUE Friday (1/11)!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic. 
Friday, January 4: 
 NoRedInk – Unit 5 Quiz.  Review timed write – highlight, outline, transitional phrases (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK
 Read your books!!  GRAPHIC ORGANIZER AND 1ST DRAFT DUE MONDAY!  NoRedInk – Final review diagnostic. 
Thursday, January 3: 
Quick reminder – book reviews due 1/7.  Timed Write – Social Media prompt on page 39.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5. (Quiz is tomorrow).
Wednesday, January 2:  
Roots review (final test next Friday).   Work on page 38 in packet then brainstorm for prompt on page 39 (timed write tomorrow).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5. (Quiz is Friday).

HAVE AN AWESOME CHRISTMAS BREAK!

Friday, December 21:  Book Review Check in.  Discuss Article.  TEDTalk of choice – see my homepage for link.  See slides
– HOMEWORK
 Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  Experiments.  Movie bonus!
Thursday, December 20: 
NoRedInk Unit 5 Work Time.  Read an article of choice (look on my home page for links).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  Experiments.  Movie bonus!
Wednesday, December 19: 
Kahoot Review – Roots.  Finish “The Veldt” then discuss.  Review experiments (pgs 26-27).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
 Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5. 
Tuesday, December 18: 
Terms (Allusion).  See slides.  Read “The Veldt” on Commonlit.org.
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5. 
Monday, December 17:  MUGS #14. 
Hand in “Teens…” questions (page 23).  Listen to radio clip then complete Scavenger Hunt (pgs 24-25).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  
Friday, December 14: 
Book Review assignment.  Read “Teens…” (pages 16-22) then answer questions on page 23.  Due Monday.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  Finish article and questions.
Thursday, December 13: 
NoRedInk work time – Unit 5 Diagnostic.  Read “Watch Out” on Commonlit.org.  See my homepage for login.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  Finish article!!!!
Wednesday, December 12: 
Roots review.  Hand in TEDTalk questions (pg 11). Notes + Poem and Response + Social Media Scenario (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!!
Tuesday, December 11: 
NoRedInk – Unit 4 Quiz.  Discuss “FOMO” then view TEDTalk and answer questions (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:  
Finish TEDTalk and questions (page 11).
Monday, December 10: 
MUGS #13.  New Unit!  Quick write then read article and answer questions (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK
 NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice – QUIZ TUESDAY.  Finish article and questions.
Friday, December 7: 
MyVoice Survey (please complete via my website).  Library time.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice – QUIZ TUESDAY.
Thursday, December 6: 
NoRedInk Work Time.  End-of-novel survey.  Work time – essay corrections, podcast, NoRedInk.  See slides – period 2 or period 4
– HOMEWORK 
Essay Corrections.  NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice – QUIZ TUESDAY.
Wednesday, December 5:
Roots Quiz.  Work Time – Essay corrections, podcast questions, NoRedInk work time.  See slides
– HOMEWORK 
Essay Corrections.  NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice. 
Tuesday, December 4: 
NoRedInk Work Time.  Listen to survival podcast (link on my homepage).  Get questions from Mrs. Schulte.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
 Review Roots.  NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice. 
Monday, December 3:
MUGS (revise sentences).  Work on final drafts of essay – due tomorrow!  See slides
– HOMEWORK 
Review Roots.  NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice.  ESSAY FINAL DRAFTS DUE TUESDAY!


Friday, November 30: 
SSR (Book Bingo Sheets).  Peer Revisions of Essays.  See slides
– HOMEWORK
 Typed drafts (2 copies) – due Monday (if not done today). NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice.  ESSAY FINAL DRAFTS DUE TUESDAY!
Thursday, November 29: 
NoRedInk Work Time – Unit 4.  Get outline checked then start typing.  1st drafts due tomorrow!!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
Typed drafts (2 copies) – due tomorrow. NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Practice.
Wednesday, November 28: 
Roots (#9).  Notes on compare/contrast.  See slides then complete the reverse outline (page 35).
– HOMEWORK:   
Reverse Outline – due tomorrow. NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Diagnostic and Practice.
Tuesday, November 27: 
NoRedInk Work Time -Unit 4.  Fishbowl Discussion – Lord of the Flies (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk –  Unit 4 Diagnostic and Practice.
Monday, November 26:  MUGS (#11).  Discuss Lord of the Flies (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk Unit 3 – Extra Practice.  Unit 4 Diagnostic.

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Tuesday, November 20:  Quick Roots (#8).  Timed Write – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk Unit 3 – Extra Practice.
Monday, November 19: 
MUGS #10.  Work on page 32 and character charts.  Complete quiz over chapter 12.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Character charts.  NoRedInk Unit 3 – Extra Practice.
Friday, November 16: 
Renew/Return @ Library.  Chapter 11 Work Time.  Discussion over chapter 11 – page 30-31. See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 12 – due Monday.  NoRedInk Unit 3 – Extra Practice.
Thursday, November 15: 
NoRedInk Unit 3 Quiz.  Chapter 10 Work Time.  Discussion over chapters 9 and 10.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 11 – due tomorrow.
Wednesday, November 14: 
Roots (see Roots page for this week’s).  Work on pages 26 and 27 for chapter 9 (due Thursday).  Read chapter 10.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 10 – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 3 – Quiz tomorrow!
Tuesday, November 13: 
NoRedInk (Work Time).  Close Read – Chapter 8.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 9 – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice (due Tuesday night).
Monday, November 12: 
MUGS #9.  Read Chapter 8. See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 8 – due Tuesday.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice (due Tuesday night).
Friday, November 9: 
Quizzer over chapter 7.  Discussion of 1-7 then writing assignment (see slides for instructions). 
– HOMEWORK:   Quote Analysis paragraph – due Monday.  Read chapter 8 – due Tuesday.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice (due Tuesday night).
Thursday, November 8: 
NoRedInk Work Time.  Quizzer over chapter 6.  Work on chapter 7 – due tomorrow.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
 Read chapter 7 – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice (due Tuesday night).
Wednesday, November 7: 
Roots quiz.  Work on chapter 6 – due tomorrow.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
 Read chapter 6 – due Thursday.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice (due tonight).
Tuesday, November 6. 
NoRedInk Work Time.  Read from chapter 5 then discuss (need a handout from Mrs. Schulte – Chapter5_Discussion).  Daily slides here.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 6 – due Thursday.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice (due Wednesday).
Monday, November 5: 
MUGS.  Quizzer chapter 4.  Discuss chapter 4 (see slides for questions).  Read chapter 5.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 5 – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice (due Wednesday).
Friday, November 2:
Work on reading chapters 2 and 3.  Submit two tweets (on paper) – one from each chapter.  Discuss pages 12 and 14 in study guides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 4 – due Monday.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice (due Wednesday).
Thursday, November 1:
NoRedInk Quiz.  Discuss Chapter 1 (page 9).  
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapters 2 and 3 – due tomorrow.
Wednesday, October 31:
Roots #6.  Finish reading chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies.  
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Unit 3 Diagnostic.  Read chapter 1 and work on study guide or annotations.
Tuesday, October 30: 
Term (symbolism).  Start reading Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies.  Here is a link to the audiobook.
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Unit 3 Diagnostic.  Read chapter 1 and work on study guide or annotations.
Monday, October 29: 
MUGS#7.  Get new unit packet (Lord of the Flies).  Complete page 1 then play game (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Unit 3 Diagnostic.  Read!
Friday, October 26: 
Survey (see link on homepage).  Library day (return, renew, checkout, read!)
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Unit 3 Diagnostic.  Read!
Thursday, October 25:
NoRedInk – Unit 2 Quiz.  Go to my homepage and click on a link for a current event.  Complete handout (found in classroom) then write the summary paragraph.
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish paragraph.
Wednesday, October 24: 
Latin Roots (#4 and #5).  Embedding quotes lecture. 
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk) – Quiz tomorrow.  
Tuesday, October 23: 
SRI (Reading Inventory).   Work on NoRedInk and/or Essay Corrections.  (Slides with instructions).
– HOMEWORK 
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk) – Quiz Thursday.  Essay Corrections (due tomorrow)
Monday, October 22: 
NoRedInk – Unit 2 Practice.  Essay Corrections (see slides for instructions). 
– HOMEWORK
 Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk) – Quiz tomorrow.  Essay Corrections (due Wednesday)

Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19 – No School (MEA Break)

Wednesday, October 17:  Check of 1st drafts.  Work through peer revisions.  Final drafts due by 3:30 Today.  Click here for today’s notes and the revision stations.
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk). 
Tuesday, October 16:
Check of outlines.  Work on drafting 1st drafts – due tomorrow.
– HOMEWORK
 Complete 1st drafts – due tomorrow!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk). 
Monday, October 15:
MUGS #6.  Go over outline for essay.  Work on outline – due tomorrow.
– HOMEWORK
Complete outline.  Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk). 
Friday, October 12: 
Library return/renew.  Brainstorming/Prewriting for Comparison Essay on the topic of Heroism.  (See Calendar for notes link or here). 
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  For Monday, you need to have 2 subjects, 3 points of comparison, and evidence/examples pulled for the essay.
Thursday, October 11: 
NoRedInk – Unit 2 Practice.  Finish reading “Banality of Heroism” and answer the questions.  Write down 4 hero types.  (See slide show linked @ calendar page). 
– HOMEWORK:  Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).
Wednesday, October 10:  
Roots Quiz! (You will need to make this up.) *Hand in podcast questions.  Read “Banality of Heroism.”  We will work on questions tomorrow. 
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).
Tuesday, October 9: 
Term (Tone/Mood).  Listen to podcast and answer questions.  Video is linked on my website for lecture. 
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish podcast.
Monday, October 8: 
MUGS #5.  Finish discussion on Henry V speech, finish pages 22 and 23. 
– HOMEWORK:  
Read your books!  Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).
Friday, October 5: 
NoRedInk Unit 1 Quiz (MUST make up!).  Work in groups to analyze “St. Crispin’s Day Speech” from Henry V.  Discuss aspects of heroism. 
HOMEWORK
Read your books!
Thursday, October 4: 
Work on NoRedInk – Unit 1 Practice.  Listen to Podcast (“How to be a Hero”) linked on my website homepage and finish note sheet on page 16 OR 17.  
– HOMEWORK
Podcast notes.  NoRedInk – Unit 1 practice (due Thurs, 10/4 – Quiz Fri, 10/5).  Read “St. Crispin’s Day Speech (pages 18-20) for Friday.
Wednesday, October 3:
 Roots #3 (Quiz next Wednesday).  Go to Commonlit.org and create an account then read “Invictus” and answer the questions (see my homepage for link and setup).  BRING HEADPHONES TOMORROW.
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 1 practice (due Thurs, 10/4 – Quiz Fri, 10/5).  Read “St. Crispin’s Day Speech (pages 18-20) for Friday.
Tuesday, October 2: 
Terms – Imagery.  Read “Charge of the Light Brigade” and annotate using the TPS-FASTT method.

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– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 1 practice (due Thurs, 10/4 – Quiz Fri, 10/5).  Read “St. Crispin’s Day Speech (pages 18-20) for Friday.
Monday, October 1:
MUGS#4.  Discuss answers to “37 people”.  Hand in police report.
HOMEWORK
NoRedInk – Unit 1 practice (due Thurs, 10/4 – Quiz Fri, 10/5).  Read “St. Crispin’s Day Speech (pages 18-20) for Friday.
Friday, September 28: 
NoRedInk – Complete Unit 1 Diagnostic.  Read article on pages 9-11 then complete police report on pages 7-8.  DUE MONDAY.
HOMEWORK
Finish reading article and completing police report.  Work on NoRedInk for 20-30 minutes. 
Thursday, September 27: 
Writing – Revised sentences.  View TEDTalk linked on homepage then complete the handout on page 6.  Turn in “Power of Words” handout.
HOMEWORK
Finish page 6 handout over TEDTalk.
Wednesday, September 26: 
District Writing Assessment.  You MUST make this up by Monday, 10/1.
HOMEWORK
Read.  Finish “Power of Words” handout.
Tuesday, September 25: 
Roots (get the 3 roots from a neighbor).  HAND IN REVISED PARAGRAPH.  Discuss heroes vs villains (get notes from a neighbor).
HOMEWORKRead the article on pages 3-4.  Is he a hero or not?
Monday, September 24:  MUGS 3.  Notes on heroic / unheroic traits (get from a classmate).  
HOMEWORK
Read about two heroes (see links on homepage).  Revise paragraph for tomorrow!
Friday, September 21: 
SSR (reading time).  Notes on “Words to Avoid.”  Work on “Power of Words” handout.  Revise “The Scarlet Ibis” paragraphs.
Paragraphs due Tuesday 9/25
Handout due Thursday 9/27
HOMEWORK
Read.  Revise Paragraphs.  Work on handout.
Thursday, September 20: 
Embedding Quotes handout.  MLA Notes – get handout from Absent Work Bin then complete notes using link on homepage, password: bengals.
HOMEWORK
Read!
Wednesday, September 19:
Roots (week 1).  Complete in-class writing assignment (last two pages of unit 1).  Hand in paragraph, grid, and rubric.
HOMEWORK:  Read!
Tuesday, September 18:  Terms (Motif).  ACT Aspire (must be made up by 9/21).  Work on Grid.
HOMEWORK
Finish Grid for tomorrow.  Read!
Monday, September 17: 
MUGS #2.  Work on the grid following “The Scarlet Ibis.”  Needed for Wednesday in class.
HOMEWORKRead your books!
Friday, September 14: 
(Due: Questions for “The Scarlet Ibis”)  NoRedInk Diagnostic.  You need to get logged in and set up your account.  See the home page for the instructions.
HOMEWORK
Read!!
Thursday, September 13: 
Library day!  Check out a book and bring it tomorrow!
HOMEWORK
Read!! Fill out your pacing bookmarks and get started.  “The Scarlet Ibis” questions due tomorrow.
Wednesday, September 12:
Pick up “Roots” handout as a reference.  Read “The Scarlet Ibis”.  Answer the questions (1-7) – due Friday.
HOMEWORK
Finish questions 1-7 for Friday.
Tuesday, September 11: 
(Due: Questions 1-8, “The Necklace”)  Literary Terms – Theme.  Discuss some questions from the story.  Take notes on writing.
HOMEWORK
None!
Monday, September 10: 
(Due: Introductory Paragraphs)  MUGS #1, Read the short story “The Necklace.”  Answer questions 1-8 at the end.
HOMEWORK
Answer questions 1-8 at the end of the story.
Friday, September 7: 
Review questions for “Thank you Ma’am.”  Review Introductory Paragraphs (1st page of writing handbook).  Assign writing paragraph (page immediately following questions for short story).
HOMEWORK Write an introductory paragraph in the accurate format for the short story “Thank You Ma’am.”  Due Monday.
Thursday, September 6: 
PICTURES!  Get the Unit 1 Packet then read “Thank you Ma’am” and answer the questions.
HOMEWORK
Finish the questions for “Thank you Ma’am.”
Wednesday, September 5: 
Root Kahoot online (review of Greek roots).  Assemble binders for class.
HOMEWORK:  Email due tomorrow (see Tuesday).  Picture day tomorrow.  
Tuesday, September 4:
 Finish “Power of Punctuation” notes.  Go over Email Netiquette (get notes from classmate).
HOMEWORK:  Write one email for one scenario – due Thursday 9/6/2018.  SUPPLIES/SYLLABUS DUE TOMORROW.

Friday, August 31:  Syllabus review and Power of Punctuation notes
HOMEWORK:  Signed syllabus and supplies due 9/5/2018.  Get notes from a classmate and complete exercise.
Thursday, August 30
: First day of class!  Welcome back!
HOMEWORKComplete “You Are Here” worksheet for tomorrow.