Absent Student – English II

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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.