Absent Student – English III

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

Friday, September 20:  Slides.  Silent Reading Time.  Finish annotating poem on page 2.
– HOMEWORK:  Read for 20 minutes/day.  Work on NoRedInk.  Review vocabulary from weeks 1 and 2.

Thursday, September 19:  Slides.  NoRedInk Work Time.  Get new unit (grab from Mrs. Schulte tomorrow).  Take notes on page 1.  Begin analyzing poem on page 2 using acronym on page 3.
– HOMEWORK:  None, but remember to bring your book tomorrow!

Wednesday, September 18:  Slides.  Hand in final draft!  Vocabulary – Words Wednesday.  Complete ACT Aspire – English.
– HOMEWORK:  None.

Tuesday, September 17:  Slides.  NRI – Unit 1 Diagnostic.  Have completed by Thursday!  Library day – have a book in class on Friday!
– HOMEWORK:  Final drafts due Wednesday @ beginning of class!

Monday, September 16:  Slides. MUGS #2.  Self-Revision stations (see post on homepage for the description of the stations).  Final drafts due Wednesday!
– HOMEWORK:  Final drafts due Wednesday @ beginning of class!

Friday, September 13:  Slides.  1st Chapter Fridays (grab a purple sheet when you get back).  Plagiarism Game (email Mrs. Schulte for notes and she’ll send them to you).  Work on rough drafts.
– HOMEWORK:  Rough drafts are due 1st period!!

Thursday, September 12:  Slides.  Give me a 6-word memoir from your last 24 hours (write on a separate piece of paper and clip into your writing tab).  Revisit Timed Writes – what skills are essential to effective essays?
– HOMEWORK:  Revise essays into a solid rough draft (due Monday).

Wednesday, September 11:  Slides.  Words Wednesday – complete week 1.  Read, annotate, and analyze President Bush’s 9/11 Speech (pg 27 in Unit 1 packet).  Answer questions on page 28.
– HOMEWORK:  None unless you are missing work.

Tuesday, September 10:  Slides.  Timed Write – Give me your worst essay.
– HOMEWORK:  None unless you are missing work.

Monday, September 9:  Slides.  MUGS Monday – get sentences from Mrs. Schulte when you are back in class.  Discuss annotations – what worked, what didn’t.  Continue reading/annotating in preparation for timed write essay tomorrow.
– HOMEWORK:  Read two articles and annotate using the Notice and Note strategy. 

Friday, September 6:  Slides.  Put together binders.  Begin Unit 1 – Read two articles and annotate using the strategy we went over in class (Notice and Note).
– HOMEWORK:  Read two articles and annotate using the Notice and Note strategy. 

Thursday, September 5:  Slides.  Work on 6-Word Memoirs.  Picture day!
– HOMEWORK:  Supplies, NoRedInk Diagnostic, and 6-word Memoir ALL DUE FRIDAY!

Wednesday, September 4:  Slides.  Hand in your “Letters.”  Go through syllabus – signed pages due Friday.  Set up your crates.  Begin 6-word memoir assignment.
– HOMEWORK:  Supplies, NoRedInk Diagnostic, and 6-word Memoir ALL DUE FRIDAY!

Tuesday, September 3:  Slides.  Go over email assignment from Friday.  Complete NoRedInk Diagnostic.  Bring supplies Friday!
– HOMEWORK:  Complete “Letter to Self” – due tomorrow!  Supplies due Friday.

Monday, September 2:  No School – Labor Day

Friday, August 31:  Slides from today.  Sticky note stations then syllabus highlights.  Email netiquette – go through instructions on slides then grab a handout on Monday from the absent student crate to complete.
– HOMEWORK:  Complete “Letter to Self” letter for Wednesday.  Bring supplies Friday, 9/6.  Complete Email analysis.

Thursday, August 30: First day of class!  Welcome back!
HOMEWORK:  Complete “Letter to Self” letter for Wednesday.  Bring supplies Friday, 9/6.