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    General Information

    Contact Information: munozv@pearlandisd.org; 281-412-8800

    Classes:

    AP English Literature and Composition.

    Sponsor for National English Honor Society

    Conference Period:  1st & 3rd Periods

    Tutorial schedule:  

    Monday & Friday - 2:15 to 2:45 pm; Wednesday - 6:45 - 7:10 am.

    Weekly morning duty schedule: Aug 24, Sep 5, Sept 18, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 30, Nov 13, Dec 4, Jan 4, Jan 16, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 19, Apr 2, Apr 16, Apr 30, May 14).

    * Check your child's grades on Skyward

    3rd Nine Weeks of School

    January 15

     

    MLK

    Holiday

     

    January 16

     

    Jane Eyre Inner/Outer Circle

     

    January 17

     


    Poetry Q1 Prompt

    January 18

     

    Timed Writing over one of the two prompts from 1/17/2018

    January 19

    1) Students turn in their Jane Eyre take home scantron exam and plagiarism sheet.

    2) Students will be given a 3 x 5 index card in which they list all of your hobbies, interests, employment, habits, vehicle, family, etc.  This is due January 23rd.

    3) Canterbury Tales Trading Card Project. Students will pick a pilgrim from an excel sheet listed on the board. This assignment is due March 20th. 

    4) Students turn in Jane Eyre novels and distribute the following             novel.

     

     

    January 8

     

    Groups 6 and 5 presented today

    From Munoz's classes, Groups 6 & 5.

    2nd Period

    Group 6

    Group 5

    4th Period

    Group 6

    Group 5

    5th Period

     Group 6

    Group 5

    6th Period

    Group 6

    Group 5

    7th Period

     Group 6

    Group 5

    January 9

     

    Groups 4 and 3 presented today

     

    From Munoz's classes, Groups 4 & 3.

    2nd Period

    Group 4

    Group 3

    4th Period

    Group 4

    Group 3 

    5th Period

    Group 4

    Group 3

    6th Period

    Group 4

    Group 3

    7th Period

    Group 4

    Group 3

    January 10

     

    9th and 10th ELA

    Release Test

     

    All students will meet in homeroom this day.

     

    January 11

    Groups 2 and 1 presented

     

    2nd Period

    Group 2

    Group 1

    4th Period

    Group 2 -Social Media Accounts

    Group 1

    The New Yorkshire Times

    5th Period

    Group 2

    Group 1

    (Reese & Bharath's Jane Eyre's criticism)

    6th Period

    Group 2

    Group 1

    7th Period

    Group 2

    Group 1

    January 12

     

    Jane Eyre Q#3 Timed Writing

     

    Munoz’s students.   If you are absent today, you will have Monday and Wednesday only to make up this timed writing after school.

     

    Rice’s students please check with her on tutorial make up times.

     

    In addition, you will take a completely different prompt during these make up times than was given in class. No exceptions!

     

    January 1

     

     

    January 2

    Work Day

    January 3

    Staff Development Day

    January 4

     

    December Scholarship Due!

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Due

     

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Quiz

     

    (If you were absent, you have until Wednesday, January 10th to make up this quiz.  Please note you will take a completely different quiz than what was given in class-no exceptions!)

     

    January 5

     

    Students were assigned into 6 different groups and given a topic to present on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday of next week to present to the class.

     

    A rubric was also given to each person in class and instructions were implemented on what to have in their classroom presentations.

     PPT Rubric

    Students spent the entire class period preparing for next weeks presentation.

    Topics Assigned to each group in Munoz’s class.

     Topics Assigned to Munoz's Class

    You will be required to give your teacher a copy of this assignment after completion of presentation.  No exceptions.

     

    2nd Nine Weeks of School

     

    December 11

     

    Exemption Forms will be signed.

     

    Restroom passes picked up today.

     

    Jane Eyre Take Home test given to each class (Due January 4th)

    Jane Eyre Page

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    December 12

     

    Review for Final Exam

    December 13

     

    Final Exams begin

    December 14

     

    Final Exams

    December 15

     

    Final Exams

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    December 4

     

    Complete Study Guide questions for Paradise Lost

     

     

    December 5

     

    Major Exam: Paradise Lost.

     

    If you were absent from Munoz’s class – you only have Wednesday and Friday to make up during tutorial times only.

     

    For Rice’s students, please check Ms. Rice’s tutorial times.

     

    December 6

     

    Prepare for Thursday’s Timed Writing

    December 7

     

    Timed Writing

    December 8

     

    Jane Eyre Quiz over chapters 20 to 27 – this quiz will be of a different format.

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Page due Thursday, January 4th

     

    November 27

     

    Q#2 2009 AP Timed Writing Prompt Review – using the Thesis packet to identify the following:

     AP Q#2 2009 Prompt

    (Only print Q#2 from this packet)

     

    Sampled writings

     

    1)      Read the passage

    2)      Annotate the passage

    3)      Make sure to know the points of view in the passage including the “What if?” scenario.

    Create a thesis using the thesis packet by reading the Q #2 2009 prompt by identifying in the prompt the:

    1)      Article

    2)      The subject

    3)      The verb

    4)      Adjective (if there is one)

    5)      Adverb (if there is one)

    6)      Prepositional phrase

    7)      Appositive phrase/clause

    8)      Subordinate clause

    9)      Triad of absolute phrases will be your literary devices in the prompt (be sure to identify the devices with appropriate adjectives.  For example, what type of imagery is in the passage?  Visual, auditory, kinesthetic, tactile, etc.

    10)   Make sure to end your thesis with an opinion as well.

    November 28

     

    Timed Writing – Q#2 2009 Prompt

    November 29

    Background notes on John Milton.

     

    Paradise Lost Study Guide Packet

     

    PPT Presentation

    November 30

    Assigned Study Guide questions to students.

    Note: 25 points will be deducted if question #27 is not completed correctly and appropriately. Make sure this notated on the study guide

     Paradise Lost Reading:  Full Reading

     

    November Scholarships Due!

    December 1

     

    20 Minute timed writing over chapters 11 to 19 in Jane Eyre

     

    If you are absent. . . check both Rice and Munoz's tutorial times and this quiz will need to be made up no later than Wednesday, December 6th.

     

     

    Jane Eyre Significant Moments Page due Thursday, January 4th

     

     

    November 20

     

     

     

    THANKSGIVING BREAK

     

     

     

     

     


    November 21

    November 22

     

    November 23

     

    November 24

     

     

    November 13

     

    Read RIME: Parts 5-7 and complete study guide questions

     

    Refer to November 7th for files.

     

    Writing BM #2 Expos/Personal Essay Only – 2 Days

     

     

     

    November 14

     

    Continue with Study Guide Questions and completion of literary devices

     

     

     

     

    Writing BM #2 Expos/Personal Essay Only – 2 Days

    November 15

     

    Complete ROAM Packet

    November 16

     

    Major Exam over RIME

     

     

    Alternative Exam (Be careful – there are some changes that need to take place on this exam.)

     

    If you were absent, you only have until Wednesday November 29th to make up this exam either before or after school.  Let your teachers know when you will make up this exam.

     

    November 17

     

    Time Permitting Distribute and Discuss Barbarian Project.

     Barbarian Project

     

    Sword Speech Examples:

     Sword Speech Examples

    Sword Presentation Due:   Friday, January 26th

     

    Barbarian Battle:   Monday, January 29th

     

    Monday, November 6

    Background on Charlotte Bronte

    Click Here: Jane Eyre files

     

    Blank Note Packet

    Click Here: Jane Eyre files

     

    At anytime you are absent, the assignments are posted.  You must download these items and complete. 

     

    Tuesday, November 7

    Rime of the Ancient Mariner Study Guide Packet

    Click Here: ROAM Files

    Students will view Background on Samuel Taylor Coleridge DVD and complete answers that will go with DVD.

     

     

    Wednesday, November 8

    Each student is assigned one or more study guide questions they must answer while we read RIME.

     

    If you were absent, all students were assigned literary elements.  Upon your return to school, please check my podium for your class period and what question and literary device you were assigned.  You are responsible for finding out what you were assigned.

    Thursday, November 9

    Students begin reading RIME:   Parts 1-4

    Friday, November 10

    Vocabulary #9 Due and Quiz

     

    www.dictionary.com

    https://literarydevices.net/

    Literary Terms:   N/A

    Vocabulary Words:

    Acquiescence

    Antagonism

    Discursiveness

    Brevity

    Ardor

    terseness

    20 Minute Timed Writing over Chapters 6-10 up to pages 96.

    If you are absent, you have Monday and Friday after school and Wednesday before school to make up.  Please do not come during my 1st period to make up assignment. 

    If you cannot make these times come speak to me and let us see what we can work out together.  Please do not wait until the last minute to make up this assignment.

    Ms. Rice's students must check with her to determine her tutorial times. 

     

     

        Monday

         Tuesday

        Wednesday

         Thursday

          Friday

    October 30

    Supernatural Project Due

     

     

    October 31

    Supernatural Project Due

     

    October Scholarship Due to Turnitin.com no later than 11:59 p.m.

    November 1

    Supernatural Project Due

    November 2

    Supernatural Project Due

    November 3

     

    Vocabulary #8 Quiz.

    www.dictionary.com

    https://literarydevices.net/

     

    Literary Terms:

    apostrophe

     

    Vocabulary Words:

    dappled

    demure

    sprightly

    drest

    starveling

    appellations

    reveries

    idyllic

    ephemeral

    mercurial

     

    20 Minute Timed Writing over Chapters: 1-5 to page 51 of Jane Eyre.

          Monday

         Tuesday

        Wednesday

         Thursday

          Friday

    October 23

     

    Frankenstein Timed Writing (Major Grade)

     

    There was a Timed Writing on Monday, 10/24.  If you were absent, you only have until Wednesday, 10/25 to make it up.

    October 24

     

    TAMU College Speaker  - meet in the LGI

     

     

     

    Frankenstein Literary Elements Worksheet was collected today in LGI.

    October 25

     

    Inner/Outer Circle Discussion (bring handout with you)

     

     Inner Outer Circle

     

    If you are absent for this assignment, your make-up assignment will be the following:

     

    Take the two level 3 questions and type in MLA format, Times Roman, size 12 font and type 500 words each for both questions answering your own questions.  No exceptions or alternatives will be allowed for this assignment.

    This is due no later than Friday, 10/27.

    October 26

     

    Review Timed Writings in class.  Allow students to grade their first timed writing.

    October 27

     

    Vocabulary #7 Due and Quiz – know all of your irony terms for this quiz.

     Irony Definitions

    Frankenstein novels are due today.

     

    Distribute Jane Eyre novels and discuss Significant Moments Page and Due Date for Jane Eyre.

    Significant Moments

     If you were absent today, you have until Wednesday after to make up this quiz,

     


     

    1st Nine Weeks of School

    1st Week of School (8/21/2017 through 8/25/2017) - Week 1 (Irony Calendar, Extra Credit listed here)

    2nd Week of School (8/28/2017 through 9/1/2017) - Week Two (Hurricane Harvey Week)

    3rd Week of School (9/4/2017 through 9/8/2017) -  3rd WK (College Portfolio Packet listed here)

    4th Week of School (9/11/2017 through 9/15/2017) - Week Four

    5th Week of School (9/18/2017 through 9/22/2017) - Week Five (Significant Moments Sheet is listed here)

    Precis Document:  Precis Poster

    6th Week of School (9/25/2017 through 9/29/2017) - Week Six

    7th Week of School (10/2/2017 through 10/6/2017) - Week Seven

    If you were absent Tuesday and Thursday before or after school to make up Friday's Quiz.

    8th Week of School (10/9/2017 through 10/13/2017) - Week Eight

    If you were absent Friday, October 13th - you have until Wednesday, October 18th to make up quiz before or after school.  Munoz has morning duty this week and Ms. Rice has afternoon duty - so you will have to visit one of those teachers to make up your quiz.

     9th Week of School (10/16/2017) through 10/20/2017) - Week Nine

     If you were absent for the Significant Moments assignment, you only have until Wednesday, October 18th to make up quiz.  You MUST turn in your Significant Moments homework before you can take the quiz.  In addition, the quiz will be completely different than the one given in class.