English III--American Literature

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WEEK EIGHTEEN (May 15-19, 2017)
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Reminder/clarification about "Sources Assignment" (due LAST NIGHT by 11:59 pm)
  • Group work time
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH and add to Noodletools for the American Dream Project
  2. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!
  3. Annotated Bibliography and Google Slides Presentation submitted to turnitin.com by SUNDAY 5/21 @ 11:59 pm.  Be ready to present during FINALS WEEK!  To clarify questions about project, refer to Project Grading Sheet and Rubric 1 & Rubric 2

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Group work time
  • Choose presentation date 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH and add to Noodletools for the American Dream Project
  2. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!
  3. Annotated Bibliography and Google Slides Presentation submitted to turnitin.com by SUNDAY 5/21 @ 11:59 pm.  Be ready to present during FINALS WEEK!  To clarify questions about project, refer to Project Grading Sheet and Rubric 1 & Rubric 2

Thursday, May 18 AND Friday, May 19, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Group work time
  • Practice your presentation!
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH and add to Noodletools for the American Dream Project
  2. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!
  3. Annotated Bibliography and Google Slides Presentation submitted to turnitin.com by SUNDAY 5/21 @ 11:59 pm.  Be ready to present during FINALS WEEK!  To clarify questions about project, refer to Project Grading Sheet and Rubric 1 & Rubric 2
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WEEK SEVENTEEN (May 8-12, 2017)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH for the American Dream Project...
  2. Be ready to commit to a "moment" in the text and a research topic on Friday 5/12
  3. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
AGENDA:
  1. create group contract (worth points) 
  2. set up your group's Noodletools account and share with Ms. Sayles (worth points)
  3. begin research--use the PATHFINDER--and create ANNOTATIONS in Noodletools (worth points)
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH and add to Noodletools for the American Dream Project
  2. Be ready to commit to a "moment" in the text and a research topic on Friday 5/12
  3. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!
  4. "Sources Assignment" (3-5 credible sources, completely annotated, entered into NT) due by MONDAY 5/15 at 11:59 pm

Thursday, May 11 AND Friday, May 12, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Continue research and annotations
  • Choose and analyze your "moment" in the text
  • "Your Topic and Your Moment?" <----- CLICK HERE to let Ms. Sayles know what your group has chosen. Complete this before the end of class on Friday.
HOMEWORK:
  1. Conduct RESEARCH and add to Noodletools for the American Dream Project
  2. "Sources Assignment" (3-5 credible sources, completely annotated, entered into NT) due by MONDAY 5/15 at 11:59 pm
  3. ATTEND so you can be an active group member for the FINAL PROJECT!
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WEEK SIXTEEN (May 1-5, 2017)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read chapter 7 of GG for Wednesday 5/3
  2. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 7, 8 and 9
  3. Be thinking about research options for the American Dream Project...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Read chapter 8 of GG 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 7, 9 and 9 
  2. Be thinking about research options for the American Dream Project AND be ready on Friday 5/5 to tell Ms. Sayles with whom you will work for the project 

Thursday, May 4, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Take Short Answer Quiz on chapters 7-8 of GG (open book)
  • If time, begin reading chapter 9 of GG
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 9
  2. Be thinking about research options for the American Dream Project AND be ready on Friday 5/5 to tell Ms. Sayles with whom you will work for the project 

Friday, May 5, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
1. Be thinking about research options for the American Dream Project
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish reading chapter 1 together
  • Read silently to prepare for the GG ch. 1-3 Quiz tomorrow
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 1-3 on Wednesday 4/26. REFER TO THE PACKET for calendar, references, vocabulary, and more...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Quiz on GG ch. 1-3
  • Read silently to prepare for the GG ch. 4 Quiz 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 4. REFER TO THE PACKET for calendar, references, vocabulary, and more...

Thursday, April 27, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Discuss the GG Quiz ch. 1-3
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read ch 4-6. Be ready for the GG Quiz on ch. 4, 5 & 6 on Friday 4/28. REFER TO THE PACKET for calendar, references, vocabulary, and more...

Friday, April 28, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Take the GG Quiz ch. 4
  • Take the GG Quiz ch. 5 & 6
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read chapter 7 for Wednesday 5/3. REFER TO THE PACKET for calendar, references, vocabulary, and more...
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WEEK FOURTEEN (April 17-21, 2017)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Review CAASPP expectations and return practice test scores
HOMEWORK:
  1. Do some good in the world.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Finish "The American Dream, Quantified at Last" by David Leonhardt and complete accompanying handout--"Considering the 'American Dream'" DUE THURSDAY 4/20

Thursday, April 20, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1.  Do some good in the world. Think about the American Dream and the poem "Dream Deferred" by Langston Hughes.

Friday, April 21, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1.  Read chapters 2 and 3 of The Great Gatsby for Tuesday 4/25; QUIZ on ch. 1-3 on Tuesday 4/25
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WEEK THIRTEEN (April 3-7, 2017)
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
  1. Complete both sides of Anticipation Guide and Background DUE THURSDAY 4/6

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete both sides of Anticipation Guide and Background DUE THURSDAY 4/6

Thursday, April 6, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Do some good in the world :)

Friday, April 7, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish and discuss film
HOMEWORK:
  1.  Have a great break
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WEEK TWELVE (March 27-31, 2017)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Working Thesis and THREE (3) Dialectical Journal Entries DUE TODAY (Worth 50 points)  
USE THE LINKS FROM PERIODS 4 and 6 BELOW TO HELP YOU...
  • Essay Structure Review--use Language Network book or CLICK HERE for PDF
  • Return Comma Rules--with what are you struggling? 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Works Consulted DUE Thurs 3/30 (Worth 50 points)
  2. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30 (Worth 200 points)
  3. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet and all work for TKAM Unit due Thursday 3/30

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Works Consulted DUE Thurs 3/30 (Worth 50 points)
  2. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30 (Worth 200 points)
  3. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet and all work for TKAM Unit due Thursday 3/30

Thursday, March 30, AND Friday, March 31, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Works Consulted DUE (Worth 50 points)
  • Write Essay in class--must submit to turnitin.com by end of class on Friday
  • Turn in TKAM Stamp Sheet and Work
HOMEWORK:
  1. Do some good in the world :) ________________________________________________________________
WEEK ELEVEN (March 20-24, 2017)
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Review answers for Quote Analysis Activity ch. 15-25
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30--Friday 3/31
  2. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet with all work due on Friday 3/31

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Working Thesis and THREE (3) Dialectical Journal entries due on Tuesday 3/28
  2. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30--Friday 3/31
  3. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet with all work due on Friday 3/31

Thursday, March 23, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Working Thesis and THREE (3) Dialectical Journal entries due on Tuesday 3/28
  2. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30--Friday 3/31
  3. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet with all work due on Friday 3/31

Friday, March 24, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Working Thesis and THREE (3) Dialectical Journal entries due on Tuesday 3/28
  2. Be ready to write TKAM Essay IN CLASS on Thursday 3/30--Friday 3/31
  3. Completed, stamped Assignment Sheet with all work due on Friday 3/31 ________________________________________________________________
WEEK TEN (March 13-17, 2017)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
AGENDA:
  • All work for Comma Rules Assignment DUE (either today or Wednesday)
  • Begin film version of To Kill a Mockingbird and work on film handout
HOMEWORK:
  1. Extra Credit Opportunity--attend the CAREER EXPO at Union Mine HS on Wed 3/15 from 6:30-8:30 pm...don't forget to fill out the form for extra credit and take a selfie!!
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Continue film version of To Kill a Mockingbird and work on film handout
HOMEWORK:
  1. Extra Credit Opportunity--attend the CAREER EXPO at Union Mine HS on Wed 3/15 from 6:30-8:30 pm...don't forget to fill out the form for extra credit and take a selfie!!
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, March 16, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish film version of To Kill a Mockingbird and work on film handout
HOMEWORK:
  1. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, March 17, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Grade the TKAM Quiz ch. 26-31 together
  • Review Comma Rules
HOMEWORK:
  1. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK NINE (March 6-10, 2017)
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
AGENDA:
  • "Persuasive Techniques in Atticus's Summation Speech"  DUE
  • SSR--read TKAM for 15 minutes
  • Discuss "Persuasive Techniques" 
    • CLICK HERE to view our class's collaborative "Persuasive Techniques" doc
    • CLICK HERE to view the List of Persuasive Terms & Techniques
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 26-31 for THURS 3/9 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 26-31 for THURS 3/9 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/9
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 26-31 for THURS 3/9 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 26-31 for THURS 3/9 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/9
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, March 9, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Complete and submit TKAM Quote Analysis Activity ch 15-25 DIRECTIONS with EXAMPLE
  • Begin Quiz on TKAM ch. 26-31 and turn in Discussion Questions for ch. 26-31 (discussion questions stamped on Friday 3/10)
HOMEWORK:
  1. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, March 10, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish TKAM Quiz ch. 26-31
  • Language Conventions (LC): Comma Rules 
  1.  Follow the directions on the 1/3 sheet--you WILLNEED a highlighter or marker.
  2. YES, you need to think through, highlight, insert commas in the practice sentences, and write YOUR OWN sentences for ALL TEN comma rules.
  3. As you think through the Comma Rules, make note of the rules on which you would like further instruction or you find confusing. Put a tally mark on the white board for each of the rules you find confusing/wish to review.
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete all work for Comma Rules (on 1/3 sheet) for Tuesday 3/14
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK EIGHT (February 27-March 3, 2017)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish Reader's Theater Activity (and earn participation points)
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete Literary Response Journal #4--DUE WED 3/1 at BEGINNING OF CLASS, HARD COPY (written or typed), 1 page
  2. Read Chapters 20-25 for THURS 3/2 and complete Discussion Questions (DO NOT DO 6, 7, 8) for ch. 20-25 for THURS 3/2 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/2
  3. Bring Persuasion Worksheets (in Crucible Packet) for Thurs 3/2
  4. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Literary Response Journal #4 DUE AT BEGINNING OF CLASS, HARD COPY (written or typed), 1 page
  • Graded Discussion of TKAM
  • Language Conventions (LC): Introduce Comma Rules 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 20-25 for THURS 3/2 and complete Discussion Questions (DO NOT DO 6, 7, 8) for ch. 20-25 for THURS 3/2 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/2
  2. Bring Persuasion Worksheets (in Crucible Packet) for Thurs 3/2
  3. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, March 2, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish Graded Discussion of TKAM
  • Take Quiz on Chapters 20-25 of TKAM
  • Stamp ch. 20-25 Discussion Questions (DO NOT DO #6, #7, #8)
  • Language Conventions (LC): Comma Rules continued...
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 26-31 for THURS 3/9 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 26-31 for THURS 3/9 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/9
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, March 3, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete "Persuasive Techniques in Atticus's Summation Speech" Assignment DUE TUES 3/7 (see steps 1-3 above for directions)
  2. Read Chapters 26-31 for THURS 3/9 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 26-31 for THURS 3/9 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 3/9
  3. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK SEVEN (February 20-24, 2017)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
AGENDA: 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON Thurs 2/23
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 2/23
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, February 23, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Quiz on Chapters 16-19 of TKAM
  • Language Conventions (LC): Comma Rules continued...
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 20-25 for Tues 2/28 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 20-25 for Tues 2/28 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON TUES 2/28
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, February 24, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Reader's Theatre: read the courtroom scene together
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 20-25 for Tues 2/28 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 20-25 for Tues 2/28 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON TUES 2/28
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK SIX (February 13-17, 2017)
Monday, February 13, 2017
AGENDA: 
  • Graded discussion of TKAM ch. 7-11
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 12-15 for Wed 2/14 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 12-15 for Wed 2/14 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON Wed 2/14
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Chapters 12-15 Discussion Questions DUE (stamped)
  • QUIZ on ch. 12-15 of TKAM
  • Journal #3--partner work, then individual work
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 2/23
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
AGENDA:
  • CAASPP Practice Test--PART ONE
  • If time, read TKAM silently
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 2/23
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, February 16, 2017
AGENDA:
  • CAASPP Practice Test--PART TWO
  • If time, read TKAM silently
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 16-19 for Thurs 2/23 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON THURS 2/23
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK FIVE (February 6-10, 2017)
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
AGENDA: 
  • Theme Presentations--groups present, take notes
  • Quiz on ch. 1-8
GROUPS TO PRESENT: 
  • "Prejudices"
  • "Loss of Innocence While Maturing Into Adulthood"
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 9-11 for Wed 2/8 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 9-11 for Wed 2/8 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON Wed 2/8
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Chapters 9-11 Discussion Questions DUE (stamped) and stamp Ch. 7-8 Discussion Questions TOO!
  • QUIZ on ch. 9-11 of TKAM
  • Theme Presentations--groups will present, take notes
GROUPS TO PRESENT ON WED:
  • COURAGE
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 12-15 for Tues 2/14 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 12-15 for Tues 2/14 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON TUES 2/14
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, February 9, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish Theme Presentations--take notes, stamp Theme Activity
  • Complete THEME ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION for yourself and each group member--CLICK HERE for the "roles and responsibilities" to help you better evaluate yourself and others.
GROUPS TO PRESENT ON THURS:
  • RELIGION & SUPERSTITIONS
  • MAN'S INHUMANITY TO MAN
  • EDUCATION
  • FAMILY VALUES
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete THEME ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION for yourself and each group member (see above for link to "roles and responsibilities"...DUE FRIDAY 2/10
  2. Read Chapters 12-15 for Tues 2/14 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 12-15 for Tues 2/14 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON TUES 2/14
  3. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, February 10, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Theme Activity Participation DUE
  • CAASSP Introductory Lesson  NOTE: This is an independent, student-centered lesson. You will watch a 15-minute video to learn about the tools available when taking the CAASSP state test.  Then, you will PRACTICE using the tools on two different PRACTICE tests and complete the checklist.  Finally, you will answer the "Respond AFTER Viewing" Questions to process, to reflect, and to let Ms. Sayles know how this worked for you.  BE PATIENT.  BREATHE.  IT'S OKAY TO MAKE MISTAKES HERE.
    • Make sure you have a hard copy of the checklist.  This is due TODAY by the end of class.
    • CLICK HERE to access directions for the Lesson..
  • Silent Reading of TKAM
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 12-15 for Tues 2/14 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 12-15 for Tues 2/14 (stamped)--BE READY FOR QUIZ ON TUES 2/14
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK FOUR (January 30-February 3, 2017)
Tuesday, January 31,, 2017
AGENDA: 
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 4-6 for Wed 2/1 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 4-6 for Wed 2/1 (stamped) 
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Chapters 4-6 due and Discussion Questions for ch. 4-6 stamped
  • Read "The Incident" by Countee Cullin and "The Meaning of a Word" by Gloria Naylor, discuss
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 7-8 for Fri 2/3 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 7-8 for Fri 2/3 (stamped)
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Thursday, February 2, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Graded Discussion on TKAM and respond
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read Chapters 7-8 for Fri 2/3 and complete Discussion Questions for ch. 7-8 for Fri 2/3 (stamped)
  2. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th

Friday, February 3, 2017
AGENDA:
  • QUIZ on TKAM ch. 1-8 MOVED TO NEXT TUESDAY 2/7
  • Chapters 7-8 due and Discussion Questions for ch. 7-8 stamped
  • Journal #2 (complete in class) PUT ON HOLD
  • Theme Activity--CLICK HERE for Google Slides Presentation
HOMEWORK:
  1.  Quiz on TKAM ch. 1-8 on Tues 2/7
  2. Read Chapters 9-11 for Wed 2/9 and complete Discussion Questions & be ready for Quiz on ch. 9-11 on Wed 2/9 (stamped)
  3. Extra Credit Current Events--DUE ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 17th
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WEEK THREE (January 23-27, 2017)

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
1. Make sure "Scottsboro Trials: An American Tragedy" ALL THREE PARTS COMPLETED for Wed 1/25
2. Senior Course Registration Forms due WEDNESDAY 1/25--DON'T FORGET PARENT SIGNATURE!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
AGENDA:
  • @7:30 am--R103 for Senior Course Registration
  • WHILE IN R103
HOMEWORK:
1. Read TKAM ch. 1-3 and take notes (see directions for notes under Thursday's agenda) DUE FRIDAY 1/27.  We will start reading in class on Thursday 1/26.

Thursday, January 26, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Ms. Sayles will check & stamp "Great Depression Photo Essay" Activity.  Be sure that "Scottsboro Trials" assignment is SHARED with Ms. Sayles if completed via Gdoc or TURNED IN if hard copy
  • Complete "Check In" and turn in to Ms. Sayles
  • Review notes on Areas of Focus and Point of View
  • Begin reading TKAM; make note of page numbers where point of view and setting are shown; make notes on characters you meet thus far
    • Jem Finch
    • Scout Finch
    • Atticus Finch
    • Calpurnia
    • The Haverfords
    • The Cunninghams
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read TKAM ch. 1-3 and take notes (see above for directions) for Friday 1/27 if you wish.  Otherwise, we will read together on Friday.

Friday, January 27, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Read TKAM through ch. 3 for Tuesday 1/31.  Complete Journal #1 and prepare responses for Discussion Questions--HAVE BOTH COMPLETED and ready for stamp on Tuesday 1/31.  Do the "Themes Assignment" to the best of your ability on your own and you may work with a partner in class next week.
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WEEK TWO (January 16-20, 2017)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Group work time 
  • Be ready to Present your poster via gallery walk (WORTH 50 POINTS) on WEDNESDAY 1/18
ABSENT FOR THE GROUP WORK POSTER ACTIVITY?? CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com
  • Explain homework
HOMEWORK:
1. Complete "Scottsboro Trials: An American Tragedy" "Before Viewing" section ONLY due Wed 1/18
2. If you were absent for the poster activity, CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Senior Course Registration Forms distributed
  • Present your poster via gallery walk (WORTH 50 POINTS) and self-assess your poster & participation
ABSENT FOR THE GROUP WORK POSTER ACTIVITY?? CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com
ABSENT FOR THE FILM? CLICK HERE for the transcript
HOMEWORK:
1. If you were absent for the poster activity, CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com
2. Returning The Crucible on Tuesday 1/24--DON'T FORGET YOUR BOOK!
3. Senior Course Registration Forms due WEDNESDAY 1/25--DON'T FORGET PARENT SIGNATURE!

Thursday, January 19, 2017
AGENDA:
HOMEWORK:
  1. Complete "Scottsboro Trials: An American Tragedy" "After Viewing..." section DUE Friday 1/20
  2. If you were absent for the poster activity, CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com 
  3. Returning The Crucible on Tuesday 1/24--DON"T FORGET YOUR BOOK!
  4. Senior Course Registration Forms due WEDNESDAY 1/25--DON"T FORGET PARENT SIGNATURE!

Friday, January 20, 2017
AGENDA:
  • "Scottsboro Trials" finish film and work on handout
HOMEWORK:
  1. Finish "Scottsboro Trials" handout ALL THREE PARTS--DUE TUES 1/24
  2. Returning The Crucible on Tuesday 1/24--DON'T FORGET YOUR BOOK!!
  3. Senior Course Registration Forms due WEDNESDAY 1/25--DON'T FORGET PARENT SIGNATURE!
  4. If you were absent for the poster activity, CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com ________________________________________________________________

WEEK ONE (January 9-13, 2017)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

AGENDA:

HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready to discuss, assemble, and present poster for "Mean Girls" and The Crucible on Thursday 1/12 and Friday 1/13

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

AGENDA:

  • Continue watching "Mean Girls" and take notes on six questions
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready to discuss, assemble, and present poster for "Mean Girls" and The Crucible on Thursday 1/12 and Friday 1/13

Thursday, January 12, 2017
AGENDA:
  • Finish "Mean Girls," complete questions, small group discussion of questions
  • Work on questions
  • Explain expectations for tomorrow's group work project
HOMEWORK:
  1. Be ready to discuss, assemble, and present poster for "Mean Girls" and The Crucible Friday 1/13

Friday, January 13, 2017
AGENDA:
ABSENT FOR GROUP WORK POSTER PROJECT?? CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com
HOMEWORK:
  1. If you were absent for the group work poster project, CLICK HERE for makeup assignment DUE 1/22/17 by 11:59 pm submit to turnitin.com
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