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After school help. Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1112
INDEPENDENT READING JOURNALS (GUIDELINES)
Homework / Announcements / Files (please check all weeks below to gain access to assignments).
CALENDAR of events (click link) May 13th - END OF THE YEAR
- Romeo and Juliet UNIT PACKET
- Text (SparkNotes)
- Audio Act 1
- COPY OF CLASS NOTES / PLOT POINTS ACT 1
April 23-May 10th
- All assignments were posted on GOOGLE CLASSROOM (related to the RESEARCH PROJECT).
- The last 5 weeks have been dedicated solely to this project; and, over 2 full weeks were days given in class to work on it, either in the library or on Chromebooks. The Final Paper is due before 3:15 pm on Friday, May 17th. No late papers will be accepted after this time.
- M- Debates
- T- Introduction to Research Project (with Chromebooks), Review your packet and get parent slip signed and returned BEFORE April 23rd!!
- W- In-class notes, research, and primary research sheet
- Th-Primary research sheet due before the end of class. More notes/research. Finish 1st Google Classroom Assignment for HW.
- F- Finalize notes and practice using Google Classroom. Parent slips due upon return from break.
- M- Debate Prep
- T- Test/Essay Prep *All make-up work due Weds. 4/3 by 3:15pm*
- W- In-class final exam day one of three
- Th-In-class final exam day two of three
- F- In-class final exam day three of three (END OF Q3)
- Farewell to Manzanar FULL NOTES (Google Slides from class)
- Farewell to Manzanar Student Notes/activity packet
Audio (YouTube link):
- AUDIO FtM
Questions for HW:
- TEXT (Chapters 1-3 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 4-6 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 7-9 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 10-13 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 14-16 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 17-19 only)
- TEXT (Chapters 20-22 END)
- KAHOOT! Part 1 Review (works best on the Kahoot! app, otherwise open link and follow instructions to start a game. In a new window/tab, go to kahoot.it and join the game. Switch back and forth for questions).
- Kahoot! American Pastime movie
- Kahoot! Chapters 12-17 (Quiz on 3/14)
- Kahoot! Chapters 18-20 (Quiz on 3/19) ***High Score*** 30,184
- Kahoot! Book Review (TEST 3/25) 33 Questions (Difficulty: Hard)
- Kahoot! FULL BOOK REVIEW 77 Questions (Difficulty: Medium-Hard)
March 25-29 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M- TEST Chapters 12-22
- T- Debate preparations (grade sheets distributed in class) *All make-up work due Weds. 4/3 by 3:15pm*
- W- Debate prep. / Public Speaking Drills
- Th-Debate prep. / Public Speaking Drills
- F- Begin Debates (Essay Q3 begins on Weds. 4/3)
March 18-23☘ HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M- Review Chapters 18-20 (Quiz Tues)
- T- Quiz 18-20 and begin reading Ch. 21
- W- Finish the book in class and review questions (note: all 21 and 22 questions are not due for HW).
- Th-Review Chapters 12-22. TEST FRIDAY.
- F- TEST 12-22 ******POSTPONED UNTIL MONDAY 3/25
March 11-15☘ HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M- Read and complete Chapters 13 and 14, prepare 12-14 questions on loose-leaf--Due Tues.
- T- Read Chapters 15, 16, 17 and complete loose-leaf questions (Due Weds.)
- W- Review 12-17, study for 12-17 quiz (multiple choice), finish any outstanding Literature Circle activities.
- Th-QUIZ 12-17--The day will be ½ independent reading, ½ Manzanar Work (Bring both books and finish Ch. 18 in Manzanar)
- F- Read and finish Chapters 19-20, along with reading questions. Be ready for a quiz on 18-20
March 4-7 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M-2hr. Delay* Begin viewing American Pastime-film study WWII internment camps. Work on viewing guide (distributed in class)
- American Pastime is a 2007 film set in the Topaz War Relocation Center, a Utah prison camp which held thousands of people during the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. *Directed by Desmond Nakano*
- T- American Pastime viewing, work on viewing guide again.
- W-Finish American Pastime and finalize viewing guide and writing prompt (about one page on loose-leaf)--See viewing guide for details (DUE THURS).
- Th-The day will be ½ independent reading, ½ Manzanar (Bring both books and finish Ch. 12 in Manzanar)
- F- NO CLASSES (Sup't Conf. Day) FINISH WRITING ASSIGNMENT DETAILED IN VIEWING GUIDE (Due Monday) * one-page loose-leaf response to 1 of 4 prompts on viewing log.
2/25-3/1 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- BE READY FOR A “POP” QUIZ ANY DAY
- Monday: Read Ch. 7, 8, 9 + 7-11 Questions (DUE Tuesday) THAT’S TOMORROW IN CLASS!!!!!!!
- Read Ch. 9 for HW and keep up with questions. We will read 10 and 11 tomorrow in class. 7-11 due by end of the period.
- Tuesday: Review / Make study guides / Study
- Test on Friday, After School Help TUESDAY ONLY
- Weds: Study (test Friday loose-leaf notes)
- Thursday: Literature Circle
- Friday: No Journal, TEST (NO HW)
2/19-2/22 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- T- NONE
- W- Finish Reading Ch. 4, and 5 (finish questions if you can)
- Th-Read and finish Chs. 4-6 HW (on loose-leaf)--DUE TOMORROW
- F-Read Ch. 7 and 8 (no Journal this week)
2/4-2/8 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M-Distribute Unit Packet and take Notes WWII
- Tues HW: Finish anticipation guide #1-6
- Weds HW: Finish anticipation guide #7-10
- Thursday HW: Finish KWP Sheet
- Friday HW: Finish Reading Foreward, Ch. 1, IR Journal (Periods 6 and 8 only)
1/28-2/1 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M-Finish any outstanding group assignments for "Probable Passage" and Short Stories
- T- SNOW DAY
- W-2-Hr. Delay / Early Dismissal
- Th-Introduction to Stereotypes and Biases. Work on Pre-reading Ch. 1 of new text. HW postponed due to delay (Possible Sentences Activity).
- F- Independent Reading (Journal DUE MONDAY) / Finish Chapter 1 in FtM / review and submit Possible Sentences Activity.
1/14-1/18 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M-Review "Probable Passage" Guidelines / Assign group roles for short story reading
- See link to left "Short Stories" to get access to each story printed in class.
- T- Finish Probable Passage worksheet and read secret article (see link for all materials)
- W-Group work day-pick a short story (one per group, with no repeats) and fill out "Probable Passage" form using the story clues. Then, begin reading your story together. MAKE-UP WORK DUE TOMORROW
- Th-Reading / Working Day ***All stories must be read by Friday***
- F- END OF QUARTER, ALL ACTIVITIES DUE BY END OF PERIOD, Independent Reading
1/3-1/11 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- W-Intro to Poe, no HW
- Th-Notes and group discussion on Poe 1st paragraph, review POE VOCABULARY
- F- Independent Reading in class, begin "The Cask of Amontillado" through page 235
- M-Read and finish "The Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allan Poe, Complete the corresponding Study Guide (link)
- T- Plot Pyramid Poe (see link Plot Chart), study while working on review packet
- Kahoot! - open this link in one browser tab, then play the game on another device/tab
- W- Review Day--Essay Thursday and Friday on Values, Choices, and Consequences. See previous weeks for study materials and stories.
- Th-Essay Day #1
- F- Essay Day #2
12/17-12/21 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M- Complete your Plot Pyramid for "TMDG" (see link in previous week)
- T- Complete Writing Assignment #8, study for quiz
- Kahoot! - open this link in one browser tab, then play the game on another device/tab
- W- QUIZ TODAY "TMDG"
- Th- NONE
- F- IR Journal
12/10-12/14 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- M- Complete Writing #7 for "TLotT?"
- T- Complete Vocab on your study guide (here's the answer key)
- W- Work on Study Guide
- Th- Finish Study Guide by Friday and Review Independent Reading Guidelines (1st Journal Due Monday)
- F- IR Journal
Additional Story Resources:
- "The Most Dangerous Game" Plain Text
- Plot Chart-Due date not yet set
- Streaming / Downloadable Audio (the one from class)
12/3-12/7 HW: Bring IR Book each day
- Monday Night -Sniper Plot Chart, Study for Sniper Quiz with Literary elements (Kahoot! Review)
- QUIZ TODAY-Tuesday Night- Review Independent Reading Guidelines
- Weds- Read “TLotT?” and begin take home quiz (audio with story)
- Thurs- Finish and complete take home quiz
- Quiz Due Today- Friday/Weekend-IR Journal 1
11/26-11/30- HW: Look for an IR Book (due in class by Monday Dec. 3).
- Monday night-continue to search for an IR Book (see my classroom library by checking out the above link).
- Tuesday Night- Sniper Study Guide + Read the short story "The Sniper," by Liam O'Flaherty
- Glossary of Literary Terms (used to help you define the terms on your study guide).
- Weds- Arrive on Time Thursday / Friday
- Thurs/Friday-Have an IR Book by Monday
- *Be @ Library Thurs and Friday
*ATTWN Movie Day 4 Tuesday, Movie Day 3 Thursday (after school).
11/13-11/20 **Major Writing Project Due by 11/19/2018**
- Tues. Review Materials and Finish Writing Assignment #4.
- Weds.- Study / Do Review Packet (*LINK TO KAHOOT REVIEW)
- Thurs. TEST And Then There Were None 100 points
- Friday. Prepare and finish Writing Assignment Project. See back of Writing Assignment #5 for details. Two rough/Final drafts due on Monday, November 19th. 100 Points All prompts are listed on earlier dates with links.
- Mon. Finish ATTWN Epilogue + Manuscript with Questions, Study and bring materials.
- Weds- Study, Bring Materials, Review Outline
- Thurs. ESSAY DAY 1 **First Quarter CFA**
- Friday. ESSAY DAY 2
10/29-11/2: Study Questions for Chapters 13- end (not required for submission, but you should know each answer).
- Monday Night HW: CH. 13
- Tuesday Night HW: CH. 14
- Wednesday Night HW: CH. 15 + Writing Assignment #4
- Thursday Night HW: CH. 16
- Friday Night HW: Finish BOOK / Finish Epilogue and Manuscript
10/22-10/26: Be sure to have completed the writing assignment posted on 10/19 (link below)
- Monday Night HW: CH. 10 + Study Guide
- Tuesday Night HW: CH. 11+ Study Guide
- ½ Day Wednesday Night HW: NONE
- Thursday Night HW: CH. 12 + Study Guide
- Friday Night HW: CH. 13 + Study Guide, Finish Writing Assignment (#3 of #5 --you will submit two of the five writing assignments, edited, along with the originals for a full 100 point test grade in week nine).
- Monday Finish Reading Ch. 6 and Chapter 7 + COMPLETE THE Ch. 6 and 7 Study guide questions
- Tues Read and Complete Ch. 8 + Study Guide
- Wednesday- Study for Ch. 1-8 Quiz (Kahoot Review)
- QUIZ Thursday- Read Ch. 9, parts 1 - 4 only
- Friday- Finish Ch. 9 and Study guide. Finish Independent Writing Assignment (#2 of #5 --you will submit two of the five writing assignments, edited, along with the originals for a full 100 point test grade in week nine).
- Tues Read Ch. 5, parts 1 - 4 only
- Wednesday- Finish Chapter 5 + Study Guide
- Thursday- Read Ch. 6, parts 1 and 2 only
- Friday- Finish Ch. 6 and Study guide questions. ** NOTE** Chapter 7 is also found on this document. Please only complete questions 1-3
- Monday- Read Ch. 3, parts 1 and 2 only, study vocabulary
- Tuesday- Finish Chapter 3 + Study Guide, study vocabulary
- Wednesday- Vocabulary Quiz Words 1-10 only with parts of speech.
- Thursday- Finish Ch. 4 + Ch. 4 Study Guide
- Friday- None
9/24-9/28: FULL COPY AND AUDIO: And Then There Were None
- Monday- Project Work and Vocabulary due tomorrow (see link from last week)
- Tuesday- Read Chapter 1 and Finish Chapter 1 Study Guide, Read Chapter 2, parts 1-3
- Wednesday- FINISH project
- Thursday- PROJECT DUE TODAY (No HW)
- Friday- Finish Ch. 2 + Ch. 2 Study Guide, study vocabulary 1-10
- Monday- Project Work
- Tuesday- Finish Lunchroom Murder Writing (one per group)
- NO SCHOOL Wednesday- Finish Pre-Reading Questions, begin vocabulary (see key)
- Thursday- Read Chapter 1 parts 1-4, work on vocabulary
- Friday- Finish Vocab sheet (all 30 words), Finish Ch. 1 and Study Guide, work on project.
- Summer Reading Project Due Sept. 27th
- RUBRIC - **Subject to change--draft
- Venn Diagram for "Black Boy" -Due 9/12 -Story Link
- Plot Pyramid "Black Boy" -Due 9/13
- Quiz Black Boy / Plot Notes 9/13
Homework Calendar See Below
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