Term Three

  • January 4:

    • Pick up Great Expectations reading schedule - All handouts from class are HERE HERE HERE , & HERE 
    • Read the intro ppt and take notes if necessary
    • Will be assigned the project and group 
      • Homework:
        • Read chapter 1 of GE

    January 5:

    • Read chapter 2 of GE 
      • Homework:
        • Read chapters 8 and 9 - REMEMBER YOU ARE STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR READING THE SYNOPSIS OF THE CHAPTERS BETWEEN! - http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/greatex/ 
        • Complete essay - PROMPT

     January 8:

    • Review essays one-on-one
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for 10-17 then ALL OF 18 and 19. Summaries for 20-23 then ALL OF 24 and 25.
        • Project due tomorrow

     January 9:

    • Present projects
    • Discuss test tomorrow
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for 10-17 then ALL OF 18 and 19. Summaries for 20-23 then ALL OF 24 and 25.

    January 10:

    • STAAR Released Test
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for 10-17 then ALL OF 18 and 19. Summaries for 20-23 then ALL OF 24 and 25.

    January 11:

    • Paralle structure - Worksheets HERE and HERE
      • Homework:
        • Summaries for 26-29 and ALL OF 30 and 31.

    January 12:

    • Poetry Friday - Poem HERE and worksheet HERE
      • Homework:
        • Summaries for 32 - 38 and ALL OF 39 and 40.
        • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM Friday 1/19 - Words HERE

     January 15:

    • Holiday - No school
    • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM Friday 1/19 - Words HERE

    January 16:

    • What's in a Name? activity
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for 41-43 and ALL of 44-45.
        • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM Friday 1/19 - Words HERE

    January 17:

    • You have a sub today.
    • Figuartive language activity
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for chapters 46-48 and ALL of 49-50
        • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM Friday 1/19 - Words HERE

    January 18:

    • Silent discussion
      • Homework:
        • Read summaries for 51-55 and ALL of 56-57
        • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM Friday 1/19 - Words HERE

    January 19:

    • Vocab 9 due by 6:45AM this morning!
    • Review
      • Homework:
        • Read ALL of chapters 58-59
        • Test Monday

    January 22:

    • GE Test
      • Homework:
        • Life of Pi Web Quest - Due Friday - PDF w/ questions and directions HERE

    January 23:

    • GE Mini Series
      • Homework:
        • Get Life of Pi if you want to have your own copy
        • Life of Pi Web Quest - Due Friday- PDF w/ questions and directions HERE

    January 24:

    • Ge Mini Series
      • Homework:
        • Get Life of Pi if you want to have your own copy
        • Life of Pi Web Quest - Due Friday- PDF w/ questions and directions HERE

    January 25:

    • Ge Mini Series
      • Homework:
        • Get Life of Pi if you want to have your own copy
        • Life of Pi Web Quest - Due Friday- PDF w/ questions and directions HERE

    January 26:

    • Poetry Friday - Poem here for those of you who have been or will be absent
    • Intro to Life of Pi
    • Review Web Quest information
      •  Homework:
        • Read Author's Note - pg. 28 (end of Ch.7)
        • Vocab 10 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45am on 2/2

    • Life of Pi Reading Schedule HERE


    January 29:

    •  Metafiction assignment
    • Discuss book
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 8-16
        • Vocab 10 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45am on 2/2

    January 30:

    • Review "Burger Paragraph" packet
    • Discuss book
    • Discuss writing structure
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 17-25
        • Vocab 10 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45am on 2/2

    January 31:

    • Discuss "Class Captian" role
    • Brainstorm for essay
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 26-36
        • Vocab 10 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45am on 2/2
        • Essay - due Friday

    February 1:

    • Elect "Class Captain"
    • Essay questions
    • Discuss novel
    • Research boats
      • Homework:
        • Read 37-43.5
        • Essay - due tomorrow
        • Vocab 10 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45am on 2/2

    February 2:

    • Class discussion
    • Essay due at the start of class
    • Vocab due by 6:45AM today
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 43.5-49

     February 5:

    • Irony assignment
    • Discuss final boat details
      • Homework:
        • Read 50-53
        • Bring any materials for tomorrow

    February 6:

    • In LGI for boat
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 54-60

    February 7:

    • Zoo essay
      • Homework:
        • Read 61-68

    February 8:

    • Literary Tic-Tac-Toe
      • Homework:
        • Read 69-79
        • Essay due Friday

    February 9:

    • Complete Literary Tic-Tac-Toe
    • Peer edit essay
      • Homework:
        • Read 80-89
        • Vocab 11 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45AM Friday, 2/16
        • Syllabus refresher

    February 12:

    •  Tic-Tac-Toe reflection
    • 3 levels of questions
    • Questions for socratic seminar
      • Homework:
        • Read ch. 90-92.5
        • Vocab 11 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45AM Friday, 2/16
        • Questions

    February 13:

    • Socratic seminar
      • Homework:
        • Read 92.5-94
        • Vocab 11 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45AM Friday, 2/16

    February 14:

    • Essay and prompt discussion
      • Homework:
        • Read 95-99.5

           

        • Essay
        • Vocab 11 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45AM Friday, 2/16

    February 15:

    • Read the rest of the novel
      • Homework:
        • Essay
        • Vocab 11 - Words HERE - Due by 6:45AM Friday, 2/16

    February 16:

    • Symbolism activity
      • Homework:
        • Study for test

     February 19:

    • Staff development/student holiday

    February 20:

    • Day 1 of Life of Pi test
      • Homework:
        • Study

    February 21:

    • Day 2 of Life of Pi test
      • Homework:
        • None

    February 22:

    • Watch movie
      • Homework:
        • None

    February 23:

    • Watch movie
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 12

     February 26:

    • Review plot structure
    • Pre-reading activity
    • Author background
    • Review "big question" regarding story
    • Begin reading, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 12 - due by 6:45AM Friday 3/2 - words HERE

    February 27:

    • Finish reading story
    • Partenthetical citation practice with questions
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 12 - due by 6:45AM Friday 3/2 - words HERE

     

    February 28:

    • Questions from the book
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 12 - due by 6:45AM Friday 3/2 - words HERE

    March 1:

    • Theme practice
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 12 - due by 6:45AM Friday 3/2 - words HERE

    March 2:

    • Essay 

     March 5:

    • Turnitin.com registration - CODES - INSTRUCTIONS
    • "Big Question" 
    • Author Background
      • Homework:
        • Ensure you are registered to the right turnitin.com class

    March 6:

    • Vocab
    • Read "The Scarlet Ibis" in the textbook
    • Discuss story
      • Homework:
        • None

    March 7:

    • Discuss pages 2-5 in the packet and work on them
      • Homework:
        • None

    March 8:

    • Pages 6-9 in your "Scarlet Ibis" packet
      • Homework:
        • None

    March 9:

    • Complete paragraph on page 9 of your packet
      • Homework:
        • All work that you missed from being out before break is due when you get back.
        • Vocab 13 is due 3/23 by 6:45AM. I have posted this already if you'd like to start it but it is NOT required for you to complete during Spring Break.