Homework Months of June-August!
Read, read, read, something you will love! Write, write, write something you are proud of!
Speak, speak, speak, kindly, thoughtfully, and passionatley!
Have a WONDERFUL summer!
Week of 4/1
'The Invitation' packet
AP terms: hyperbole, assonance, telegraphic sentence, anaphora,
Freshman ELA Week of 3/4:In conjunction with World Geo, we will be learning about the EU, asking essential questions, and forming opinions on Brexit.
*As a class, create a rubric for your opinion pieces
*Rubric other student opinion pieces and discuss their effectiveness
*Use graphic organizers for rough drafts of your own opinion pieces
*Identify parts of speech, practice comma placement rules
3rd period: homework -Read the final chapters of Siddhartha before class Monday, 3/4. Monday-journal day Tuesday-final discussion! classwork- continue PSAT and Lit Mag writing submissions
3rd period: Read and journal the chapter 'By The River' before class Tuesday. Remember, no school Monday 2/18, so be prepared for Tuesday's class by reading and journaling at home. Tuesday will be a discussion day.
3rd period: For Monday 2/11 Read up to (not through) By the River
3rd period: For Monday 2/4, read through Part I, Siddhartha.
Vocabulary cartoon due Wednesday 2/6
1/21 Sophomore ELA
Journal in-class Common Themes/Essential Questions
1/22 Tuesday In-class discussion (based on journal responses)
1/15 Rough Draft of research essay due Tuesday, Jan 15.
1/17 Final Draft of research essay due Thursday, Jan 17.
* We will choose our new novels before the end of next week. 2nd semester starts 1/21.
NOVEL CHOICES: Siddhartha, Herman Hesse
The Old Man and the Sea, Hemingway
Mondays: Lit Day- Journaling and Independent Reading (see journal expectations https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xFLr5shIKiL2QvwIBPRsW4q8k4FtHg_e2m2C2dAjsXA/edit?usp=sharing)
Tuesdays: Lit Day- Discussion
Wednesdays/Thursdays: Research and Composition
12/6-12/11 Read assigned portion of your book and journal before Tuesday 12/11.
12/12-12/13 Continue to add to your Resource Document, fill out outline for your essay.
Resource doc- link below:
To watch the Ray Bradbury interview, click the link on the second slide:
Make sure you check your email and your planners and be prepared for class tomorrow.
1ST PERIOD GET YOUR COPY OF FAHRENHEIT 451, by Ray Bradbury over Thanksgiving break. I sent an email reminder. Check if so that you'll know which copy to get. Thanks!
All other classes, check your emails from Lanie and/or Eryn for your assignment over the break.
11/7 Get your book! Ask your parents nicely. :)
READ LANIE'S EMAIL 'PERSONAL NARRATIVE'
11/5: complete Project Evaluation form
11/6: Get your book!
Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury or
The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros
(you'll know which book to get after class Tuesday)
1st period: narratives!
3rd-4th periods: continue to prepare for group's lesson Thursday
1st period: 2 paragraphs of personal narrative due Tuesday
3rd and 4th periods: No homework unless you have a specific task for your group project (check reminders in your planners!)
October 24th Assignment
1st period: 500! Personal Narrative Prompts
Scroll through these if you still don't know what you want to write about.
3rd and 4th periods: Read Vonnegut letter:
'I am very real'
(handout given in class OR you can find it by googling Letters of Note I am very real)
October 23 :Due tomorrow
Using the Writer's Write page of 155 Tone words, choose 10 unfamiliar words to learn! Make a list of words and definitions. Thanks!
October 22: Due tomorrow
Read the condensed version of your group's element: Detail, Imagery or Syntax
Define all unfamiliar words, as you will be teaching this information to the class!
October 18: BEFORE CLASS MONDAY 10/22
3rd & 4th periods- find your name/group below:
Group Detail- Read and annotate the Detail section of your Elements of Style notes:
Meg, Stephanie, Evan, Mallory, and Melody
Group Imagery- Read and annotate the Imagery section of your Elements of Style notes:
Brooklyn, Haley, Aaron, Ben, Jack and Gregory
Group Syntax: Read and annotate the Syntax section of your Elements of Style notes:
Jacob, Jake, and Julia