Absent Student – English II

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

  • Friday, January 12:  Review for Semester final – Kahoot, notecards, etc.
  • Thursday, January 11:  Quiz over bell ringers and Quiz over Acts 4 and 5 of Taming of the Shrew. Hand out semester review sheet.
  • Wednesday, January 10:  Timed Write – Modes Assessment.
  • Tuesday, January 9:  Watch Act 5.  Close read of Act 5 final speech.  QUIZZES THURSDAY.
  • Monday, January 8:  Read Act 5 and answer questions.  Quiz will be Thursday over Act 4 and 5.
  • Friday, January 5:  Finish Act 4 (Scenes 4, 5).  Answer questions.  Use the NoFear website if you need to (see below).  FINAL c/c ESSAYS DUE MONDAY!
  • Thursday, January 4:  Read Act 4 – Scenes 1-3.  Answer questions.  Use the NoFear website if you need to: http://nfs.sparknotes.com/shrew/
  • Wednesday, January 3:  Quiz Act 3.  Peer Editing of final essays.
  • Tuesday, January 2:  Watch Act 3.  Close Read of Act 3.  Review for Act 3 Quiz tomorrow!

DECEMBER

  • CHRISTMAS BREAK!
  • Friday, December 22:  Book Commercials.  Watch Act 2/3.
  • Thursday, December 21:  Discuss Act 2.  QUIZ ACT 2.  Watch Act 2.
  • Wednesday, December 20:  Define vocab for Act 2.  Read Act 2.  Work on questions. Quiz tomorrow.
  • Tuesday, December 19:  Discuss Close Read and 1.2 then Act 1 Quiz (must make up).  Watch Act 2.
  • Monday, December 18:  Finish Act 1, questions then read 1.2 and answer questions.  Then complete the Close Read on page 18 in packet.
  • Friday, December 15:  Watch Act 1, Read Act 1.1 and answer questions – Taming of the Shrew.
  • Thursday, December 14:  Discuss transition phrases for compare/contrast essays.  Notes on Shakespeare.  Overview of “Induction” – Taming of the Shrew.
  • Wednesday, December 13: Compare/Contrast Revisions – Pick essay.  Reverse outline (yellow handout).  Outlines due tomorrow.
  • Tuesday, December 12:  Finish Shakespeare Stations.
  • Monday, December 11:  Shakespeare Stations – Introduction to all things Shakespeare!
  • Friday, December 8:  Bell Ringer Quiz, Read “Us and Them” then answer questions – due Monday.  See me to make up quiz.
  • Thursday, December 7:  Revise Timed Write – Focus: Points of comparison, Thesis Statements, Main Idea Sentences
  • Wednesday, December 6: Timed Write – Compare/Contrast
  • Tuesday, December 5: Hand in “Not So Scary.”  Start reading “Troublemakers” and answer questions – Due Tomorrow.
  • Monday, December 4 (Late Start Day!):  No class today.  Have questions for “Not So Scary…” ready to hand in tomorrow.  Read your books.
  • Friday, December 1: Discuss “Stone Soup” then read “Not So Scary, After All.”  Questions are homework – due Monday.

NOVEMBER

  • Thursday, November 30:  Read “Stone Soup” and answer questions.
  • Wednesday, November 29:  Revise Timed Write – Highlight pieces of essay then discuss how to develop stronger points of comparison.  Notes: Revision Work
  • Tuesday, November 28:  Timed Write: Middle School vs High School.
  • Monday, November 27: Pick up new unit – Nonfiction! Read “Brain Candy” by Malcolm Gladwell and answer corresponding questions.  Due Wednesday.
  • Tuesday, November 21:  Reading time and Game stations!
  • Monday, November 20:  Library Day! Essays due tonight!
  • Friday, November 17:  Final Work Day.  Make revisions and conference with Mrs. Schulte.  Finals due Monday (20th) by midnight!
  • Thursday, November 16:  Peer Revision Day.  If you miss, have someone peer revise your paper.  PeerRevision_Workshop_Eng2
  • Wednesday, November 15:  “Write Like a Pro” Exercise.  Complete handout and turn in.
  • Tuesday, November 14:  1st Draft Work Day – Bring 2 clean printed copies to class on Thursday.
  • Monday, November 13:  Recap Friday’s work, workshop thesis statements
  • Monday-Friday, November 6-10:  Week 11

OCTOBER

  • Monday-Friday, October 30-Nov 3: Week 10
  • Monday-Friday, October 23-27:  Week 9
  • Monday-Friday, October 16-20: Week 8
  • Monday-Friday, October 9-13: Week 7
  • Monday-Friday, October 2-6: Week 6

SEPTEMBER

  • Monday – Friday, September 25-29:  Week 5.  Short story prompt:  Writing Prompts
  • Thursday through Friday, September 21, 22: Week 4.5.
  • Monday through Wednesday, September 18-20:  Week 4.  Notes from Wednesday
  • Friday, September 15:  Take notes on the elements from the story “Wump World,” discuss theme, then work with group on your own book (elements and literary devices).
  • Thursday, September 14: Library spillover day / Work day – Finish genre walk, check out a book, complete noredink (from Monday) and begin reading.
  • Wednesday, September 13: Library day!  Complete Genre Walk. Genre Walk.
  • Tuesday, September 12:  Complete Greek Root Review (Kahoot).  Take notes on Story Elements and Literary Devices. Elements and Literary Devices.
  • Monday, September 11:  Setup noredink.com account.  Complete Diagnostic.
  • Wednesday through Friday, September 6-9: Week_2 and Binder_Assembly_Instructions (also on homepage)
  • Tuesday, September 5:  “Letter to Self” due today.  Created mailbox folder.  Went over syllabus.
    • Homework: Signed syllabus and supplies due Thursday.  Survey paragraph due Friday.
  • Friday, September 1: Watched TED Talk – “The Danger of a Single Story” (find link on my homepage) and wrote a response (English II: TED Talk Response / English III: TED Talk Response – 3 ).  Homework is the “Letter to Self” – Due Tuesday 9/5. Letter.
  • Thursday, August 31: First day of class!  Welcome back!