•  AP English Literature and Composition

    General Teacher Information
       
    Contact Information: munozv@pearlandisd.org
      281-412-8800
       
    Classes: AP English Literature and Composition
      Sponsor for National English Honor Society
       
    Conference Period:  1st & 7th Periods
       
    Tutorial Schedule
    Eagle Hour Tutoring & Duty Monday:  Outside my classroom
    Tuesday: Outside my classroom
    Wednesday:  Tutoring
    Thursday: Tutoring
    Friday: Club
       
    Check Grades: Skyward

     

     

    3rd Nine Weeks of School

     

    12th Nine Weeks 

    March 23th

    Coronavirus Shut Down 

    Students will begin uploading Extra Credit and Restrooms passes via Canvas

    Work on completing a March Scholarship and upload to Canvas - all three items will be uploaded separately with instructions attached.

    March 24th 

    Coronavirus Shut Down 

    Students will continue uploading Extra Credit and Restrooms passes via Canvas

    Work on completing a March Scholarship and upload to Canvas - all three items will be uploaded separately with instructions attached. 

    English Department is scheduled for 9 am teleconference meeting every Tuesday morning until we return to school.

    March 25th 

    Coronavirus Shut Down 

    Students will continue uploading Extra Credit and Restrooms passes via Canvas

    Work on completing a March Scholarship and upload to Canvas - all three items will be uploaded separately with instructions attached.

    March 26th 

    Coronavirus Shut Down 

    Students will continue uploading Extra Credit and Restrooms passes via Canvas

    Work on completing a March Scholarship and upload to Canvas - all three items will be uploaded separately with instructions attached.

    March 27th 

    Coronavirus Shut Down 

    Extra Credit and Restrooms passes due via Canvas and should be uploaded by 11:59 this evening.

    March Scholarship must be uploaded to Canvas by 11:59 this evening.  

     

    11th Nine Weeks 

    March 16th

     

    Coronavirus

    Shut

    Down 

    March 17th 

     

    Coronavirus

    Shut

    Down

    March 18th 

     

    Coronavirus

    Shut

    Down

    (Department Chairs

    met with Ms. Holt) 

    March 19th 

     

    Coronavirus

    Shut

    Down

    (Teachers began meeting to discuss

    new lesson planning implementations

    for all students)

    March 20th 

     

    Coronavirus

    Shut

    Down

     

    (Parents in 4th Period classes

    were called acrosss the district)

     

    10th Nine Weeks 

    March 9th

     

     

    Spring Break 

    March 10th 

     

    Spring Break 

    March 11th 

     

    Spring Break 

    March 12th 

     

    Spring Break 

    March 13th 

     

    Spring Break

     

    9th Nine Weeks 

    March 2 

     

    Continue with Chaucer’s Prologue or Pardoner’s Tale 

     

    Then move into presenting Dawsonian Pilgrimage 

     

     

    March 3 

     

    Continue with Dawsonian Pilgrimage 

    March 4 

     

    Continue with Dawsonian Pilgrimage 

    March 5 

     

    Continue with Dawsonian Pilgrimage 

    March 6 

     

    Chaucer Poems Presented (Major Grade) 

     

     

     

     

     

     

    8th Nine Weeks

    February 24

     

    Pre-assessment Quiz on Chaucer’s Pilgrims.

     

    *(If you were absent, you can make up during Eagle Hour tutoring on Wednesday or Thursday)

    February 25

     

    Students began reading The Prologue in The Canterbury Tales.  They read to the end of The Doctor, line 454, page 156. 

     

    *(If absent, you must catch up on the reading on your own)

     

    Study Guide Questions, Student copy:

    Online PDF of The Canterbury Tales:  Prologue

     

    **(If you want to print this pdf – it can only be printed if you have Mozilla Firefox)

    February 26

     

    Students completed the remainder of The Prologue in Canterbury Tales which is page 166.

     

    *(If absent, you must catch up on the reading on your own)

     

    Online PDF of The Canterbury Tales:  Prologue

     

    **(If you want to print this pdf – it can only be printed if you have Mozilla Firefox)

    February 27

     

    Today we . . .

     

    · Answered questions for the following Dawsonian Pilgrimage (click here for the following questions answered in class today.)

    · Recording title of everyone’s Dawsonian Tale

    · Assigning Study Guide Questions for the Prologue and the Pardoner’s Tale

    Q&A's were addressed as well. . . click here for what was discussed in class.  Q&A' for Dawsonian Pilgrimage

    February 28

     

    We read The Pardoner's Tale in class. 

     

    Once we completed reading The Pardoner’s Tale, we began answering study guide questions for both the Prologue and The Pardoner’s Tale.

     

    ** If absent, make sure you email or text me your answer to your question assigned or you can give answer to another student to answer for you in class. 

     

     

    7th Nine Weeks

    February 17

     

    IN-SERVICE

     

    Bad Weather Day

    (No School for Students)

    February 18

     

    Begin viewing “A Knight’s Tale”

     Canterbury Tales Folder

     

     

     

    February 19

     

    Continue viewing “A Knight’s Tale”

     Canterbury Tales Folder

    February 20

     

    Finish watching “A Knight’s Tale

      Canterbury Tales Folder

    February 21

     

    Background on Geoffrey Chaucer

     

      Canterbury Tales Folder

     

     

      

    6th Nine Weeks

    February 10

     

    Continue completing Beowulf Study Guide

    Beowulf Folder

     

    February 11

     

    Continue completing Beowulf Study Guide

    Beowulf Folder

    February 12

     

    Complete Beowulf Study Guide or Take Beowulf Exam.

    Beowulf Folder

    February 13

     

    Beowulf Major Exam

    (If you were absent, you can make up during my tutoring times on Wednesday and Thursday of next week only!)

     

    February 14

     

    Grendel Timed Writing

    (If you were absent, you can make up during my tutoring times on Wednesday and Thursday of next week only!)

     

     

     

    5th Nine Weeks

    February 3

    Barbarian Battle Day

     

    Upload your barbarian photo by 11:59 pm in Canvas.

    Make sure all behavior contracts with parent signatures are turned in Barbarian Battle Folder

    February 4

    Students completed the Beowulf Powerpoint that can be located in the Beowulf Folder

    February 5

    Students began reading Beowulf today in class. 

    We read from Prologue to Chapter 9.

    Beowulf reading can be located in the Beowulf Folder

    February 6

    Students continued reading Beowulf in class. 

    Students read from chapter 9 to _____.

    The reading can be located in the Beowulf Folder

    February 7

    Students worked on completing study guide questions in class today from the Prologue to chapters _____

    The study guide and reading can be located in the Beowulf Folder

     

    4th Nine Weeks

    January 27

     

    Continue Assigning Beowulf Study Guide Questions to Students.

     

    Background on Beowulf

    Study Guides distributed and video on “Clash of the Gods” (Note: It takes one day to cover DVD of Clash of the Gods)

    Clash of the Gods You Tube Videos

    Daily Motion: 

    Beowulf: Clash of the Gods video

    January 28

     

    Continue with video on “Clash of the Gods” (Note: It takes one day to cover DVD of Clash of the Gods)

     

     

    Beowulf Study Guide with Teacher Answers:

     

    Clash of the Gods You Tube Videos

     

    Cover the PPT version of Beowulf Background.

     

    January 29

     

    After School Alternative Sword Presentation in room 2318 if not able to be here for Sword Presentation on Thursday.

     

    Complete the PPT background on Beowulf

     

    Begin reading Beowulf

     

    Student Copy

    January 30

     

    Barbarian Sword Presentation in LGI

     

    Rubric: Barbarian Battle Folder

     

    Students must bring swords to LGI at beginning of school and can pick up weapon after school.  They cannot have sword with them at all during the school day.

    January 31

     

    Students will take a medieval quiz in class.

     

    (Create a Viking, Folklore, Scandinavian Facts Quiz)

     

    January Scholarship must be uploaded to Canvas

     

    Students must also upload photo of full Barbarian outfit with sword, shield, etc. into Canvas no later than 11:59 pm Sunday Evening, February 2nd, 2020

     

     

    3rd Nine Weeks

    January 20

     

    MLK

    Holiday

     

    January 21

     

    Oedipus Q3 Timed Write

     

    If you were absent, you can make up timed write on Wednesday after STAAR testing is complete. Be sure to check with me first before coming to take test.

     

    or you can make up during Eagle Hour this Thursday or Friday.  No exceptions after that time.

    January 22

     

    9th and 10th ELA

    Release Test

     

    All students will meet in homeroom this day.

    January 23

     

    Oedipus Inner/Outer Circle Discussion for Oedipus. 

    If you were absent you must – you must take your two level three questions and answer in the following format:

     

    Each question must be 500 words each or longer. 

    Your paper must be in MLA format:

    Times Roman Font

    Size 12 Font

    Double spaced

    1” left, right, top, bottom margins

    Stapled to top of your levels of questions assignment.

     

    Students turned in Oedipus novels today.

    January 24

    Beowulf study guide packets were passed out today and 1/2 the questions were assigned.

    Beowulf Folder

    You will have to come see teacher to see what questions were assigned to you.

    2nd Nine Weeks

    January 13

     

    Oedipus Rex Significant Moments Due

     

    Oedipus Rex Quiz

     Oedipus Folder

    If you were absent, you only have Wednesday or Thursday to make up during Eagle Hour.  No exceptions!

    January 14

     

    Power Point Presentation Day

    January 15

     

    Groups 6 and 5 Presentations

    January 16

    Groups 4 and 3 Presentations

     

    Last day to make up Oedipus Significant Moments Quiz.

    January 17

     

    Groups 2 and 1 Presentations

     

    1st Nine Weeks

    January 8

     

    TEACHER WORKDAY!

     

    (FLEX DAY!)

    January 9

     

    Start of 3rd Nine Weeks / Report Cards

     

    Students sign up for a Pilgrim in which they will create a Trading Card for that pilgrim. 

    Here is The Canterbury Tales:  The Prologue.  If you read this prologue can give you an idea of what the pilgrims are like.  You will have to use this book to design your pilgrim.

    Canterbury Tales Folder

    Munoz’s sign-up sheet will be posted on front of board in teacher classroom.

    January 10

     

    Students were given a 3 x 5 index card in which they listed all of their hobbies, interests, employment, habits, vehicle, family, music, likes, dislikes, social media favs, etc.  ALL OF THIS MUST BE LISTED ON ONE SIDE OF THE CARD ONLY!  DO NOT WRITE ANYTHING ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CARD!!!!  That goes for First and Last name as well.

     Canterbury Tales Folder