Term Four

  • March 12th - 16th:

    • Spring Break 
    • If you'd like to do your vocab early, the words are HERE. It is due by 6:45am 3/23.

    March 19:

    • Author and story background
    • Begin reading "The Most Dangerous Game"
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 13 - words are HERE - due by 6:45am 3/23.

    March 20:

    • Complete reading
    • Begin packet
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 13 - words are HERE - due by 6:45am 3/23.

    March 21:

    • Complete packet
    • Class discussion over short story
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 13 - words are HERE - due by 6:45am 3/23.

    March 22:

    • "The Most Dangerous" game quiz
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 13 - words are HERE - due by 6:45am 3/23.

    March 23:

    • Essay/timed writing
      • Homework:
        • No Red Ink 1 due by 6:45am next Thursday, 3/29

     March 26:

    •  Author and story background
    • What dystopian is as a genre
    • Begin reading "Harrison Bergeron"
      • Homework:
        •  No Red Ink 1 due by 6:45am next Thursday, 3/29
          • Class Codes:
            • 1st: curious receipt 11
            • 3rd: alive lamp 80
            • 4th: other lime 23
            • 5th: silver train 6

    March 27:

    • Finish story
    • Irony activity
      • Homework: 
        • No Red Ink 1 due by 6:45am next Thursday, 3/29
        • Paragraph due to turnitin.com - HOW TO SUBMIT TO TURNITIN
          • Info:
            • 1st - ID: 16011805 - Key: 1stcooper
            • 3rd - ID: 16011816 - Key: 3rdcooper
            • 4th - ID: 16011823 - Key: 4thcooper
            • 5th - ID: 16011835 - Key: 5thcooper

    March 28:

    • Harrison Bergeron Project
      • Homework: 
        • No Red Ink 1 due by 6:45am next Thursday, 3/29

    March 29:

    • Harrison Bergeron Project
      • Homework:
        • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

    March 30:

    • Holiday
    • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

     April 2:

    • Thesis/prompt practice
    • Review "perfect" essays
      • Homework:
        • Review quotes of the week as a possible hook
        • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

    April 3:

    • Essay
      • Homework:
        • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

    April 4:

    • Review released test
    • Discuss test strategies
      • Homework:
        • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

    April 5:

    • Review released test
    • Disucss test strategies
      • Homework:
        • No Red Ink 2 due by 6:45am next Friday, 4/6

    April 6:

    • Revising and editing practice
    • Teacher feedback on Tuesday's essay
      • Homework: 
        • No Red Ink 3 due by 6:45am Monday, 4/9

    April 9:

    • Review rhetorical strategies (ethos, pathos, logos, triangle)
    • Go over final STAAR details
      • Homework:
        • Sleep!
        • Review quotes of the week as a possible hook

    April 10:

    • ENG I STAAR TEST

    April 11:

    • "Harrison Bergeron" short film
      • Homework:
        • None

    April 12:

    • ENG II STAAR TEST

    April 13:


    April 16:

    • Turn in homework
    • Shakespeare info
    • Dramaturge project information
    • Sign up for projects
      • Homework:
        • Projects
        • Globe Theater notes

    April 17:

    • John Green videos and questions - Videos HERE (watch BOTH parts!) - Questions HERE
      • Homework:
        • Project

    April 18:

    • Present dramaturge to class
      • Homework:
        • None

    April 19:

    • Who's Who activity
    • Character sheet discussion
    • Work on vocab 14 if time left in class
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 14 due by 6:45am on Friday, April 27th

    April 20:

    • Language of Shakespeare 
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 14 due by 6:45am on Friday, April 27th

     April 23:

    • Read/analyze prologue
    • Prologue questions
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 14

    April 24:

    • Study guide questions and timeline 
      • Homework:
        • Mask assignment
        • Vocab 14

    April 25:

    • Discuss masks
    • Finish Act 1
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 14

    April 26:

    • Comparison of feasts
      • Homework:
        • Vocab 14

    April 27:

    • Read play
      • Homework:
        • None

     April 30:

    • Info for altered page
    • Watch balcony scenes
      • Homework:

    May 1:

    • Read
    • Spring Board activity
    • Discuss vices and virtues 
      • Homework:

    May 2:

    • Read
    • Spring Board activity
      • Homework:

    May 3:

    • Finish Act 2
    • Discuss analysis essay requirements
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 4:

    • Timed writing
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 7:

    • Read
    • Plague assignment
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 8:

    • Read the rest of Act 3
      • Homework:
        •   

    May 9:

    • Bio STAAR

    May 10:

    • Quick altered page gallery walk
    • Intro to scrapbook
    • Work in class
      • Homework:
        • Project

    May 11:

    • Project work day
      • Homework:
        • Project due Monday at the start of class

     May 14:

    • Turn in projects
    • Fire-eyed fury assignment
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 15:

    • Spring Board activites 
      • Homework:
        •    

    May 16:

    • Read 
    • Spring Board activity
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 17:

    • Read the rest of Act 4
    • Spring Board activity
      • Homework:
        •   

    May 18:

    • Read
    • Discuss play overall
      • Homework:
        •  

    May 21:

    • Read the rest of the play
    • Discuss as a class
      • Homework:
        • Test
        • Romeo and Juliet Test -- May 22, 20178 (Major Grade) - REVIEW HERE

          NOTE: We will complete the reading of the play on May 21st. It is understood that even if you are absent on this day, you will take the exam on the 22nd. Please make arrangements now for this. 

    May 22:

    • Test
      • Homework:

    May 23:

    • Masquerade and movie

    May 24:

    • Movie

    May 25:

    • Movie

    May 28:

    • Memorial day

    May 29, 30, 31, and June 1:

    • Finals