Absent Student – English III

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

SPRING BREAK! ENJOY!

Friday, March 22:  NoRedInk – Unit 9 Quiz.  Grade ACT English test.  Work on ACT Reading test.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Essay revisions (if not handed in today) – due Monday, 4/1.   READ YOUR BOOKS!  Optional ACT Review on NoRedInk. 

Thursday, March 21:  Revise essays from Crazy Essay Week!  Due tomorrow.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk Unit 9 due tomorrow.  Essay revisions – due tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 20:  Crazy Essay Week #3 – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Tuesday, March 19:  Crazy Essay Week #2 – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Monday, March 18:  Crazy Essay Week #1 – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   ACT essay corrections due today, 3/18.  NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Friday, March 15:  ACT Prep – go to cafeteria to complete the information bubble sheet.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   ACT essay corrections due Monday, 3/18.  NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Thursday, March 14:  ACT Prep – English Test.  Take another test to prep for the ACT.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   ACT essay corrections due Monday, 3/18.  NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Wednesday, March 13:  Words Wednesday (check Words page for this week’s terms).  Work on final drafts, ACT Essay Corrections, and/or NoRedInk Unit 9.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   ACT essay corrections due Monday, 3/18.  NoRedInk Unit 9 due Friday, 3/22.

Tuesday, March 12:  Career Panel.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Final drafts of essays/letter and resume – due tomorrow. 

Monday, March 11:  Grammar booklets – page 5, write three of your own compound sentences (bottom half).  See slides for pictures.  Library day – find a book to fit your BINGO sheets.  That’s your homework over Spring Break!
– HOMEWORK:   Final drafts of essays/letter and resume – due Wednesday. 

Friday, March 8:  Grammar booklets – page 5, find compound sentences in print.  Discuss questions on page 22.  Work time for: final drafts (due Wednesday), Scholly website, take survey, CareerCruising Research (overdue!).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Final drafts of essays/letter and resume – due Wednesday.  Bring library books Monday!

Thursday, March 7:  NoRedInk – Unit 8 Quiz.  Watch Simon Sinek video and answer 3 questions on page 19 (top half).  Read article on pages 21-22 then answer questions on page 22.  Due tomorrow!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Article questions, pg 22, due tomorrow.  Final drafts of essays/letter and resume – due Wednesday.

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

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

Monday, March 4:   Grammar Books – page 4.  Hand in 1st drafts!  Prep questions for panel.  Sign up for Scholly – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Jason Reynold’s Questions – due Tuesday. NoRedInk Unit 8 Practice – due 3/7, Thursday. 

Friday, March 1:  Guest Speaker – Reach Higher Montana.
– HOMEWORK:  Career Research – due Friday.  Cover letter/Personal Essay – due Monday.   Resume – due Monday.  Jason Reynold’s Questions – due Tuesday. NoRedInk Unit 8 Practice – due 3/7. 

Thursday, February 28:  NoRedInk work time.  Listen to Jason Reynold’s speech and answer questions on page 18 (see homepage for a link to the speech).  Get “Book of Advice”.  Work time.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  Career Research – due Friday.  Cover letter/Personal Essay – due Monday.   Resume – due Monday.  Jason Reynold’s Questions – due Tuesday. NoRedInk Unit 8 Practice – due 3/7. 

Wednesday, February 27:  Vocabulary Quiz (must come in to make up).  Go over Resumes (see slides).   Work time – cover letter/personal essays, resumes, research.
– HOMEWORK:  Career Research – due Friday.  Cover letter/Personal Essay – due Monday.   Resume – due Monday.  NoRedInk Unit 8 Practice – due 3/7. 

Tuesday, February 26:  NoRedInk – Unit 8 Diagnostic.  Begin Cover Letter or Personal Essay.  See slides for helpful tips!
– HOMEWORK:  Vocabulary quiz tomorrow!  Career Research – due Friday.  Cover letter/Personal Essay – due Monday.  NoRedInk Unit 8 Practice – due 3/7. 

Monday, February 25:  *Hand in essays!* Grammar books – page 3, lower half.  New Unit – College/Career – complete CareerCruising inventory and research (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk – Unit 8 Diagnostic – due Tuesday.  Career Research – due Friday.

Friday, February 22:  NRI Unit 7 Quiz.  Work on essays – editing tips.  See slides.  Final drafts due Monday!
– HOMEWORK:   
Revise/Edit essays – final drafts (printed) due Monday.  NoRedInk – Unit 8 Diagnostic – due Tuesday.

Thursday, February 21:  Quick survey.  Revise essays – focus on body paragraphs.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   Revise body paragraphs – look at evidence and analysis.  NoRedInk – Unit 7, due tomorrow (quiz tomorrow!).

Wednesday, February 20:  Word Review (check out Quizlet on the “Words” page).  Revise essays – intro paragraphs, conclusion paragraphs, underline key words.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Revise Intro, conclusion, and highlight key words for tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 7, due Friday (quiz Friday).

Tuesday, February 19: 
NoRedInk – Unit 7 – due Friday (QUIZ!).  Hand in film responses.  District Writing Assessment – revise fall essay.  Needs to be typed up for tomorrow.  See slides
– HOMEWORK: 
 Type up DWA for tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 7.  Due 2/21.

Monday, February 18:  No School.

Friday, February 15:  Finish 12 Years a Slave.  Response due Tuesday.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 7.  Due 2/21.  Work on notes.  RESPONSE DUE TUESDAY 2/19.

Thursday, February 14: 
Continue viewing 12 Years a Slave.  Work on notes.  Responses due Tuesday, 2/19.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   NoRedInk – Unit 7.  Due 2/21.  Work on notes.

Wednesday, February 13: 
Words (see slides).  Go over notes on page 29.  Begin watching 12 Years a Slave.  
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 7.  Due 2/21.  Work on notes.

Tuesday, February 12. 
Grammar booklets – page 3.  Hand in pages 4-17.  TEST.  See slides
– HOMEWORK: 
 NoRedInk – Unit 7.  Due 2/21.

Monday, February 11: 
Grammar booklets – Simple Sentence.  Work Day.  Test tomorrow – see slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish study guides (pgs 4-14) by Tuesday.  Finish Commonlit readings (online assessment and pages 8 and 13) by Tuesday.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Diagnostic – due Tuesday (after school).   OCCURRENCE questions 2, 6, and 7.
YOU WILL HAND IN PAGES 4-17 TOMORROW!

Friday, February 8: Journal.  Read “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” then answer questions.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish study guides (pgs 4-14) by Tuesday.  Finish Commonlit readings (online assessment and pages 8 and 13) by Tuesday.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Diagnostic – due Tuesday (after school).   OCCURRENCE questions 2, 6, and 7.

Thursday, February 7: 
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Quiz.  Work on Chapter 11 – finish all questions (chapters 1-11) and the two required Commonlit readings (pages 8 and 13) by Tuesday.  ALL IS DUE TUESDAY!  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  
 Finish study guides (pgs 4-14) by Tuesday.  Finish Commonlit readings (online assessment and pages 8 and 13) by Tuesday.  NoRedInk – Unit 7 Diagnostic – due Tuesday (after school).

Wednesday, February 6: 
Work on study guides (questions 1-12).  Go through chapter 10 – clean up day.  Finish questions on study guide – chapter 10.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK: 
 Finish chapter 10 questions.   NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part B – due 2/7.  Quiz tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 5: 
Terms (Dialect, Local Color).  Discuss chapters 8-9.  Begin reading chapter 10 (pages 34-44).  Answer questions 1-12.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish chapter 10 (34-44) and answer questions (1-12).   NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part B – due 2/7.

Monday, February 4: 
MUGS #17.  Discuss chapter 7. Hand in page 8. Start reading chapters 8-9, questions.  See slides.  
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish chapters 8-9 and answer questions.   NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part B – due 2/7.

Friday, February 1: 
Quizzer over chapters 4-6 (see my homepage to take it).  Read chapter 7, answer questions, then go to Commonlit.org to read the paired reading (page 8 – see slides).
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapter 7 and answer questions.  Read on Commonlit.org and answer questions (page 8).  NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part B – due 2/7. 
Thursday, January 31: 
Reading check quiz (see my homepage to take it).  Read chapters 4-6 and answer questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapters 4-6 and answer questions.  NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part A – due Friday. 
Wednesday, January 30:
Word Wednesday.  Review yesterday’s information.  Read chapter 1 together.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read chapters 2-3 and answer questions for chapters 1-3.  NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part A – due Friday. 
Tuesday, January 29: 
NoRedInk Work Time – Unit 6.  Quickwrite plus notes over slave literature and Realism.  Maybe begin reading Chapter 1.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part A – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.
Monday, January 28: 
ACT Prep – Reading Test.  Grade other tests.  Check out online prep materials (see my homepage).  See slides
– HOMEWORK: 
 NoRedInk – Unit 6 Practice, Part A – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.
Friday, January 25: 
ACT Prep – English Test.  Complete from packet.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Diagnostic – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.
Thursday, January 24: 
NoRedInk Work Time (Unit 6 Diagnostic) – due tomorrow.  Library Day – complete scavenger hunt then check out a book.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Diagnostic – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.
Wednesday, January 23: 
Words Wednesday (See Words page for missed ones).  Hand in essay corrections.  ACT Prep – Reading test – Complete the practice test in packet (get packet).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
NoRedInk – Unit 6 Diagnostic – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.
Tuesday, January 22
:  Read Article about Warren Buffett.  Crazy Essay Week essay corrections (see slides for instructions)- due tomorrow.
– HOMEWORK:   Essay Corrections – due tomorrow.  NoRedInk – Unit 6 Diagnostic – due Friday.  Read 20 minutes/night.

END OF SEMESTER 1

TUESDAY – THURSDAY:  Semester Finals.  See slides.
Monday, January 14: 
Hand in final projects.  Grammar review – complete “Bell Ringer” in NoRedInk.  STUDY FOR FINAL!  See slides
– HOMEWORK:
   Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  
Friday, January 11: 
SSR Check In. Work Time – Transcendental project, NoRedInk, Vocabulary, etc.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK: 
  Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  Work on Project.
Thursday, January 10: 
Quick Library Trip.  Work Time – Transcendental project, NoRedInk, Vocabulary, etc.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  Work on Project.
Wednesday, January 9: 
Word Review.  Work time – Transcendental project, NoRedInk, Vocabulary, or other final review items.  (See slides.)
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  Work on Project.
Tuesday, January 8:
Terms.  Read “Civil Disobedience” and answer questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  Work on Project.
Monday, January 7: 
MUGS #15.  Go over project (page 9).  Begin reading “Civil Disobedience” (page 7 – answer question 1).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
 Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.  Work on Project.
Friday, January 4: 
SSR Check In (Bingo? Book chat).  Finish quote presentations.  Read pages 4-6 in packet, find figurative language, pull a quote to analyze (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK: 
 Finish pages 4-6 assignment.  Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.
Thursday, January 3: 
NoRedInk Unit 5 Quiz.  Review Duck Dynasty.  Read excerpts from “Nature” by Ralph Waldo Emerson.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Final Review.
Wednesday, January 2: 
Word Review (vocab will be on final test).  New Unit – Define transcendentalism (page 2 of packet) then complete “modern connection” (page 3 of packet).  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Unit 5.

HAVE AN AWESOME BREAK!!

Friday, December 21:  Finish working on “Rip Van Winkle” questions then read article.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Unit 5.  Bonus – Movie time over break!
Thursday, December 20: 
NoRedInk – Unit 5 work time.  Finish reading “Rip Van Winkle” and work on questions.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  NoRedInk – Unit 5.
Wednesday, December 19: 
Words Wednesday (Week 9).  Discuss questions from “Near Death Experiences.”  Quickwrite (see slides) then start reading “Rip Van Winkle.”
– HOMEWORK: 
 Read.  NoRedInk – Unit 5.
Tuesday, December 18: 
* Hand in final essays!* NoRedInk – Unit 5 Diagnostic.  Work on questions for “Thanatopsis” then read article on page 35 and answer questions on page 36 (see slides).
– HOMEWORK:   
Read.  Finish article questions.  NoRedInk.
Monday, December 17: 
MUGS #14.  Quick Write then read “Thanatopsis”.  Begin answering questions.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Final drafts due tomorrow! 
Friday, December 14: 
Vocabulary Quiz!!  Continue revising the essay.  See slides for process. 
– HOMEWORK:   
Final drafts due Tuesday! 
Thursday, December 13: 
Revising one essay from the week.  See slides for the process!
– HOMEWORK: 
 2nd drafts due tomorrow!  Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow!
Wednesday, December 12: 
Crazy Essay Week – #3.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:   
Read!  Vocabulary Quiz Friday!
Tuesday, December 11: 
Crazy Essay Week – #2.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read!  Vocabulary Quiz Friday!
Monday, December 10: 
Crazy Essay Week – #1.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read!  Vocabulary Quiz Friday!
Friday, December 7: 
MyVoice Survey.  Library time.  Please complete the survey from my website.  Hand in “Devil” questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Read!
Thursday, December 6: 
NoRedInk Unit 4 Quiz.  Finish “The Devil and Tom Walker” with questions.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Finish the “Devil” questions.
Wednesday, December 5:
Words Wednesday (Quiz next week).  Hand in story corrections.  Read “The Devil and Tom Walker.”  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:    
NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Tuesday, December 4: 
NoRedInk work time.  Review Jobs’ questions.  Begin “The Devil and Tom Walker”.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:   
Work on story corrections (due Wednesday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Monday, December 3: 
MUGS.  Listen to Steve Jobs speech and answer the questions in packet.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  Finish questions to speech.  Work on story corrections (due Wednesday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.

Friday, November 30:  SSR (Book Bingo Sheets).  Self-Motto Due!  Read “The Crisis” and answer questions on page 11 – all.  See slides
– HOMEWORK: 
Finish questions on page 11 – Due Monday.  Work on story corrections (due Wednesday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Thursday, November 29: 
Terms – look at slides for the notes.  Read pages 8-10 in packet and work on questions 1-4.
– HOMEWORK:
 Work on Self-Motto.  Work on story corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Wednesday, November 28: 
Word Wednesday (Week 9).  Discuss Autobiography questions.  Work through Aphorisms (page 6).  Complete Motto (page 7) as homework.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
Work on Self-Motto.  Work on story corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Tuesday, November 27: 
NoRedInk Work Time -Unit 4.  Read Autobiography by Ben Franklin and answer the questions (in packet, pages 1-5, see slides).
– HOMEWORK:
Finish questions.  Work on story corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.
Monday, November 26: 
MUGS #12.  Hand in stories!!  Go over notes on Rationalism.  Discuss “Successful People” then start reading Ben Franklin’s Autobiography.
– HOMEWORK: Work on story corrections (due Friday).  NoRedInk – Unit 4.

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Tuesday, November 20:  Term Tuesday (Irony).  Work on short stories.  See slides
– HOMEWORK
Work on stories (final drafts due Monday @ beginning of period.  If late, then -40%).
Monday, November 19: 
MUGS #11.  Work on short stories.  See slides
– HOMEWORK
Work on stories (final drafts due Tuesday @ end of day).
Friday, November 16: 
Work on story-telling arc.  Get approved by Mrs. Schulte. Start drafting.  See slides.
– HOMEWORK:
 Work on stories (final drafts due Tuesday @ end of day).
Thursday, November 15: 
NoRedInk Unit 3 Quiz.  Work on short stories – pages 14, 15, and 16 – see slides.
– HOMEWORK:
Work on Story-Telling Arc (due tomorrow).
Wednesday, November 14:
Words Wednesday (check Words, Words, Words page to get this week’s words).  Test over The Crucible.  Look at notes on webpage about Modern Witch Hunts.  See slides
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice.  Read through notes online. 
Tuesday, November 13: 
Hand in Act 4.  NoRedInk (Unit 3: Partner Practice).  Review game – Quote Race (pages 12-13).  See slides.
– HOMEWORK
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice.  Review for test.
Monday, November 12:  MUGS #11.  View Act 4.  Act 4 questions due tomorrow. See slides.
– HOMEWORK:  
Act 4 questions.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice.  
Friday, November 9: 
Discuss Act 3 questions (hand in).  Read Act 4.  Work on questions.  (see slides). 
– HOMEWORK:  
Act 4 questions.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 2 Practice.  
Thursday, November 8:
  NoRedInk Work Time.  Briefly review Act 2.  Read Act 3 and work on questions.  See slides
– HOMEWORK
Act 3 questions.  NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice.  
Wednesday, November 7:
Vocabulary Quiz.  Hand in Act 2 questions. View Act 3.  Slides here.
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice.  
Tuesday, November 6:
NoRedInk Work Time.  View Act 2 – work on Act 2 questions (due tomorrow).
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice.   Finish Act 2 questions.
Monday, November 5:
MUGS.  Work on questions for Act 2. 
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice.   Finish Act 2 questions.
Friday, November 2:
Journal entry.  Read Act 2. 
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk – Unit 3, Part 1 Practice. 
Thursday, November 1: 
NoRedInk Quiz.  Complete Act 1 Character Map (page 8).  View Act 1. 
– HOMEWORK
  Finish podcast questions.
Wednesday, October 31:
Word Wednesday (#5).  Listen to “Seances and Secrets” podcast and answer the questions.  We will discuss Friday.
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish podcast questions.
Tuesday, October 30: 
Term (personification).  Finish Act 1.  Work on questions. View Act 1.
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish Act 1 questions (PDF available here).
Monday, October 29: 
MUGS#8.  Finish reading Act 1.  Work on Act 1 questions (in packet).  Slides from today.
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish Act 1 questions (PDF available here).
Friday, October 26:
  
Journal! Check slides for prompt.  Read Act 1 of The Crucible (search for a PDF online like here!
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk). 
Thursday, October 25: 
NoRedInk – Unit 2 Practice.  Discuss “Sinners…” questions.  Complete author study on Arthur Miller on page 4.
– HOMEWORK:  
Unit 2 practice (NoRedInk).  Finish biography study.
Wednesday, October 24:
Words Wednesday (#4).  Read “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” and answer questions 1-7 on page 3. 
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk Unit 2 Practice.  Quiz tomorrow!
Tuesday, October 23:  SRI.  Go through notes for “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God.” (Slides here). 
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 2 Practice.  Quiz Thursday!  Essay corrections due tomorrow.
Monday, October 22:  
MUGS #7.  Essay Corrections – due Wednesday.
– HOMEWORK:  NoRedInk Unit 2 Practice.  Quiz Thursday!

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

Wednesday, October 17:  Roots Quiz!  Final revisions – due by 3:30 Today.  Click here to see the slides along with the explanation of the revision stations.
– HOMEWORK:  
Final drafts due by 3:30 today.  NoRedInk Unit 2 Practice.
Tuesday, October 16: 
Check 1st drafts.  Revision Game!  Get points for going through the steps: 1) Peer Reading 2) Peer Revision 3) Give paper back to peer 4) Self Revision.
– HOMEWORK:  
Final drafts due by 3:30 tomorrow.
Monday, October 15: MUGS #6. 
Outline Check (by Mrs. Schulte for points).  Work on 1st drafts.  Two copies needed for tomorrow in class. 
– HOMEWORK:  
First drafts (2 typed copies) will be due tomorrow.
Friday, October 12: 
Quick return/renew.  Essay Outlining.  (See notes on Calendar page or here).  
HOMEWORK
Outlines due Monday.  First drafts (2 typed copies) will be due Tuesday.
Thursday, October 11: 
NoRedInk – Unit 1 Quiz.  Essay Work: Brainstorm and graphic organizer.  
– HOMEWORK:  
Finish all work – due Friday 10/12.  Finish organizer for tomorrow.
Wednesday, October 10: 
Words #3 (Quiz 10/17).  Finish “Narrative of the Captivity” and handout (page 40).  Work on finishing all other handouts/readings in preparation for essay.
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10. (Quiz tomorrow).  Finish all work – due Friday 10/12.
Tuesday, October 9: 
Term (Paradox).  Check out video lecture on homepage!  Read “Narrative of the Captivity” and annotate then work on handout.
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10. “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10.
Monday, October 8:
MUGS #5.  Read poem on page 12 then answer questions (pg 10).  Read article on page 13+ then answer questions (pg 11).  Read article online (posted on my homepage) and answer question (pg 11).
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10. “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10. 
Friday, October 5:
Read “General History of Virginia” – annotate – fill out worksheet on page 31.
– HOMEWORK
Finish “General History” and handout (pg 31).  NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10. “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10.
Thursday, October 4: 
* Hand in Refugee Final Drafts. * NoRedInk – Unit 1 Practice.  Finish reading “of Plymouth Plantation” and annotating.  Complete notes and questions on page 17 in Unit packet. 
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10. “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10. 
Wednesday, October 3:
Words #2 (Quiz on the 17th).  Continue reading “of Plymouth Plantation” and annotating. 
– HOMEWORK:  
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10.  Refugee final drafts due 10/4.  “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10. 
Tuesday, October 2: 
Terms – Point of View.  Quick notes.  Read pages 18-21 of “of Plymouth Plantation” – annotate – record notes. 
– HOMEWORK
 NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10.  Refugee final drafts due 10/4.  “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10. 
Monday, October 1: 
MUGS#4.  Hand in analytical paragraphs.  Work through “Online Discovery Hunt” (pages 8-9 in packet).  
HOMEWORK
NoRedInk Unit 1 Practice due 10/10.  Refugee final drafts due 10/4.  “Online Discovery Hunt” due 10/10. 
Friday, September 28: 
NoRedInk – Unit 1 Practice.  Develop topic sentence for analytical paragraph due Monday (page 7 of packet – Prompt:  Analyze a theme from Silko’s poem.).
HOMEWORK
Write paragraph.  Work on NoRedInk for 20 minutes.
Thursday, September 27: 
Writing – Revised Sentences.  Turn in “Power of Words” handout.  ANNOTATION QUIZ.  You must make this up within 1 week.  Sign up – you’ll need 1/2 hour. 
HOMEWORK
Read.
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: 
Words (get from classmate).  Go over 3rd stanza.  Annotate next 4 in small groups.  (See pictures on homepage)  QUIZ THURSDAY OVER REMAINING POEM. 
HOMEWORKGo to my homepage and go through the notes on “Power of Words” then complete the revision sheet attached to your cover page in the Absent Work Bin.
Monday, September 24:  MUGS 3.  HAND IN ROUGH DRAFTS (2ND)!!  Get “Annotate to…” handout.  Annotate 1st 3 stanzas of poem (get from a classmate).  
HOMEWORK
Read.
Friday, September 21: 
SSR (reading time).  Vocabulary notes – get notes off of homepage post (English 3 – Juxtaposition).  
HOMEWORK
Read.  Rough drafts due 9/24.
Thursday, September 20:  A) 
Go over Intro and Conclusion paragraphs (in writing handbook).  Apply to revisions of rough drafts.  B) Give presentations on Indian Policies. 
HOMEWORK
Read.  Rough drafts due 9/24.
Wednesday, September 19: 
Grab new unit packet.  Discuss history of Federal Indian policy.  Work in groups to summarize one policy.  Be ready to present tomorrow.
HOMEWORK
Read.  Rough drafts due 9/24.
Tuesday, September 18: 
Terms (Archetype).  ACT Aspire (must be made up by 9/21).  Work through MLA Notes on own (see homepage – password: bengals).  
HOMEWORK
Finish notes.  Read!  Revise refugee rough drafts by 9/24.
Monday, September 17: 
MUGS #2.  MLA Notes (get from classmate).  Handed back rough drafts.  Another revision due Monday 9/24.  Expectation is that MLA will be correct and Intro / Conclusion paragraphs will be reformatted (along with other suggested corrections).  
HOMEWORK
Read and revise rough drafts (due 9/24)
Friday, September 14:  
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!   Also – revisions due today!
HOMEWORK
Read!!!  Fill out your pacing bookmark and get started!
Wednesday, September 12: 
Review answers to 9/11 speech.  Play “Plagiarism Game” – discuss what is and isn’t plagiarism. 
HOMEWORK
Revisions due tomorrow.
Tuesday, September 11: 
Terms + additional ones (get from a classmate), Read and annotated President Bush’s 9/11 speech – answer questions on back of handout.
HOMEWORK:
Revise “worst” draft into a rough draft.  Due Thursday.
Monday, September 10:
MUG #1, Discuss timed write – strengths, weaknesses. 
HOMEWORK
Revise “worst” draft into a rough draft.  Due Thursday.
Friday, September 7: 
Timed Write on Refugees. 
HOMEWORK
None!  Enjoy!
Thursday, September 6: 
PICTURES!  Read the Refugee article handed out in class and annotate.  Read articles online (see post on Home page).  Be ready for timed write tomorrow.
HOMEWORK
Prep for timed write. 
Wednesday, September 5:  
Vocab Kahoot online (review of ACT vocabulary).  Assemble binders for class.  Pick up “Refugee Resettlement” article.
HOMEWORK
Email due tomorrow (see Tuesday).  Picture day tomorrow.   Read Refugee article in preparation for timed write Friday.
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.  Letter to Self due Tuesday!
Thursday, August 30
: First day of class!  Welcome back!
HOMEWORK:  Complete “Letter to Self” letter for Tuesday.