Olympia

High School

1302 North Street
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: (360) 596-7000
Attendance: (360) 596-7003
Fax: (360) 596-7001

 

We will read The Power of One and analyze the text for themes, motifs, archetypes, characterization, style, rhetoric, and literary elements.

WEEK 6.19-6.23          NO DGP          NO WP                

  • MONDAY:  Essay workshop, Discussion prep document. HOMEWORK: REVISE ESSAY AND CREATE DISCUSSION PREP DOCUMENT: THEME STATEMENTS FOR EACH BOOK, OVERALL THESIS, THREE PIECES OF TEXTUAL EVIDENCE, AND SOME ANALYSIS FOR EACH> HARD COPY DUE IN CLASS TOMORROW.
  • TUESDAY:  FINAL "Power" discussion . HOMEWORK:REVISE ESSAY AND REMOVE ANNOTATIONS: BOOKS DUE TOMORROW.
  • WEDNESDAY: Book check-in, read-alouds, final reflection.
  • THURSDAY:  Read-alouds, final reflection. 
  • FRIDAY:  CLASS DOES NOT MEET THIS DAY. HAVE A SAFE HAPPY SUMMER!! MAKE GOOD CHOICES!! :)

WEEK 6.12-6.16          NO DGP          WP 39-40 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14               

  • MONDAY:  Discussion, Books 1 and 2. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 23 AND FLAG. CONSIDER WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN. BRING HEADPHONES TOMORROW!!!
  • TUESDAY:  "This I Believe" Essay work . HOMEWORK: FINISH BOOK, COMPLETE "THIS I BELIEVE" PLANNING SHEET.
  • WEDNESDAY:  LAST WP QUIZ. Discussion of Book 3. HOMEWORK: PREPARE TOPICS FOR ESSAY.
  • THURSDAY:  Topic discussion. HOMEWORK: PREPARE DRAFT FOR TOMORROW. BRING HARD COPY TO CLASS.
  • FRIDAY:  ESSAY WORKSHOP. 

WEEK 6.5-6.9         NO DGP             NO WP  

  • MONDAY:  Draft workshop, finish film. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 17 AND FLAG.
  • TUESDAY:  Discussion. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 18-19 AND FLAG. FINAL DRAFT OF ESSAY DUE TOMORROW: HARD COPY, ALL DRAFTS.
  • WEDNESDAY:  Discussion of characters and their philosophies, Narrative Essay 1 DUE. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 20 AND FLAG THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • THURSDAY:  Close reading Chapter 21. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 21 AND FLAG THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • FRIDAY:  Quiz on Chapters 17-21. HOMEWORK: THINK ABOUT YOUR OWN PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY, READ AND FLAG CHAPTER 22.

WEEK 5.29-6.2         DGP 20             NO WP  

  • MONDAY:  MEMORIAL DAY (NO SCHOOL)
  • TUESDAY:  DGP, Discussion, Film. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 13 AND FLAG. 
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP, Discussion, Narrative Essay 1 Assigned. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 14 AND FLAG THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP, Writing time. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 15 AND FLAG THINGS YOU NOTICE. FINISH PART ONE. DRAFT OF ESSAY DUE MONDAY.
  • FRIDAY:  DGP, Discussion of Part One, film, first draft of essay due Monday: BRING HARD COPY TO CLASS. HOMEWORK: ESSAY DRAFT, READ AND FLAG CHAPTER 16.

WEEK 5.22-5.26         DGP 19             WP 36-37 

  • MONDAY:   DGP, Discussion of characters and description. Film. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 8 AND FLAG 3 WHAT YOU NOTICE.
  • TUESDAY:  DGP, Narrative Poem intro and work time, research work time. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 9 AND FLAG. RESEARCH PAGE 2 DUE TOMORROW. 
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP, WP 36-37, reading and research discussion. HOMEWORK: READ FIRST HAL OF CHAPTER 10 AND FLAG THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP, Poem workshop, film. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 10 AND FLAGGING THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • FRIDAY:  Discussion, finish film, final draft of poem due Monday: BRING HARD COPY TO CLASS. HOMEWORK: READ AND FLAG CHAPTERS 11-12 FOR MONDAY.

WEEK 5.15-5.19         DGP 18             WP 34-35 

  • MONDAY:   DGP, Book check in/out, S.A. Research, Chapter 1. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 1 AND FLAGGING 3 THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • TUESDAY:  DGP, Mandela article, reading and annotating. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 2-3 AND FLAGGING 3 THINGS YOU NOTICE. 
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP, WP 34-35, Invictus. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 4 AND FLAGGING 3 THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP, types of government.  HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 5 AND FLAGGING 3 THINGS YOU NOTICE.
  • FRIDAY:  Narrative essay intro. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING CHAPTER 6-7 AND FLAGGING 3 THINGS YOU NOTICE FOR MONDAY.

We will read Julius Caesar and analyze the text for schemes, tropes, rhetoric, argumentation, and fallacies. 

WEEK 5.8-5.12         DGP 17            NO WP 

  • MONDAY:   Act IV Review. HOMEWORK: RESPOND TO ACT IV-- WRITE A SPPECH TO THE ROMAN PEOPLE AS THE CHARACTER YOU FEEL IS THE BEST LEADER FOR ROME. USE EITHER CLASSICAL OR ROGERIAN ARRANGEMENT. CAN BE HAND-WRITTEN. DUE TOMORROW. ALSO: READ AND LOG ACT V.
  • TUESDAY:  Act IV response workshop. Act V Review.
  • WEDNESDAY:  Essay review: Choose one to rewrite. 
  • THURSDAY:  WORK DAY
  • FRIDAY:  ESSAY REWRITES. HOMEWORK: UPLOAD FINAL CAESAR ESSAY TO TURNITIN BY 11:59pm SUNDAY NIGHT.

WEEK 5.1-5.5         DGP 16            NO WP UNTIL AFTER AP TESTING

  • MONDAY:   DGP (M), Brutus' Speech. HOMEWORK: PREP VENN DIAGRAM.
  • TUESDAY:   DHP (T), Act III, Antony's Speech. HOMEWORK: ANNOTATE YOUR SECTION OF ANTONY'S SPEECH FOR TOMORROW.
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W, Th), Antony's Speech jigsaw.  HOMEWORK: PREP ACT III FOR THURSDAY.
    • What rhetorical strategies are used particularly effectively in this speech, and for what purpose?
      • Choose one of the speeches from Act III, scene ii and write an essay in which you analyze the rhetorical devices the speaker uses to persuade his audience and achieve his purpose. 
        • Choose at least three rhetorical devices that make the work appealing and effectively contribute to the author's purpose. Then, write a thesis statement that identifies the devices and your opinion about their contribution to the work.
        • Support your thesis statement with precise and relevant examples from the speech (direct quotes, paraphrasing, summary) WITH CONTEXT.
        • Provide analysis for each example from the text. The analysis should detail how the device effectively contributes to the overall purpose of the speech. Your argument should be the bulk of the paragraph. DO NOT just string one quote after another; you need to weave your analysis and the evidence together so that your essay flows smoothly from one idea to the next.
        • Since this essay involves more than one example of more than one rhetorical device, organization is of utmost importance Organize paragraphs about devices by order of importance, and organize details and examples within each paragraph chronologically (the order in which they appear).
  • THURSDAY:  Act III in-class essay. HOMEWORK: FINISH ESSAY AND UPLOAD TO TURNITIN BY 11:50pm. ALSO COPY IN CLASSROOM FOLDER.
  • FRIDAY:  Act IV.

 

WEEK 4.24-4.28        DGP 15             WP 32-33, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

  • MONDAY:   Act II Review and Essay prep. HOMEWORK: PREP ACT II ESSAY.
    • Julius Caesar Act II ResponseYour essay on Act II should focus on characterization (which includes physical description, dialogue, actions, thoughts, and judgments by others). You will write the essay in 45 uninterrupted minutes. The essay needs a clear thesis and quotes from the play to support it. The essay should be organized logically and be double-spaced. Your draft will be in your classroom folder as well as uploaded on turnitin.com. COME UP WITH YOUR OWN PERSPECTIVE; do not restate what we discussed in class.
    •  PROMPTS: Choose ONE
      1. Do you find either Brutus or Caesar to be a sympathetic character? How is Shakespeare able to win your sympathies?
      2. Compare and contrast Portia and Calpurnia.
      3. Compare and contrast the domestic scenes (occurring back-to-back in the play) of Brutus and Portia, Caesar and Calpurnia.
      4. Compare and contrast Brutus and Caesar. What are their virtues and limitations?
      5. What does the Soothsayer contribute to the play?
  • TUESDAY:  Act II In-Class Essay. HOMEWORK: PREVIEW AND LOG ACT III, SCENE 1 FOR THURSDAY.
  • WEDNESDAY:  Act II Essay Peer Review.  HOMEWORK: PREVIEW AND LOG ACT III, SCENE 1 FOR THURSDAY. FINISH PEER REVIEW.
  • THURSDAY:  Act III, scene i. HOMEWORK: PREVIEW AND LOG THE REST OF ACT III. TREASURE HUNT DUE TOMORROW.
  • FRIDAY:  Act III Speech Activities.  HOMEWORK: FINISH ACTIVITIES FOR MONDAY

WEEK 4.17-4.21        NO DGP            NO WP 

  • MONDAY:   Act I Review. HOMEWORK: PREP ACT I DISCUSSION-- ONE WORD, THREE QUOTES, BULLETED ANALYSIS FOR EACH.
  • TUESDAY:  SECOND PERIOD-- Act I Discussion. HOMEWORK: PREVIEW ACT !I, SCENE 1 FOR THURSDAY.
  • WEDNESDAY:  THIRD PERIOD-- Act I Discussion.  HOMEWORK: PREVIEW ACT !I, SCENE 1 FOR THURSDAY.
  • THURSDAY:  Act II, scene 1. HOMEWORK: REVIEW ACT II, SCENES 2-4
  • FRIDAY:  Act II, Essay info

WEEK 4.10-4.14        DGP 14           WP 30-31 FRIDAY, APRIL 14

  • MONDAY:   New seating chart, Schemes, Intro to Shakespeare. HOMEWORK: PREVIEW ACT I, SCENE 1. RECORD NOTES ON WHAT YOU NOTICE
  • TUESDAY:  Act I, scene 1. HOMEWORK: PREVIEW ACT !, SCENE 2.
  • WEDNESDAY:  Act 1, scene 2.  HOMEWORK: PREVIEW ACT I, SCENE 3, AND CREATE 
  • THURSDAY:  Act I, scene 3. HOMEWORK: REVIEW ACT I
  • FRIDAY:  SBA Info

 

We will read Animal Farm and 1984 while we analyze rhetoric, argumentation, and fallacies. 

WEEK 3.27-3.31       NO DGP        

  • MONDAY:   Tropes. HOMEWORK: CONTINUE TO PREPARE ESSAY
  • TUESDAY:  Culminating event. HOMEWORK: REVIEW NOTES
  • WEDNESDAY:  Culminating event.  HOMEWORK: REVIEW NOTES
  • THURSDAY:  1984 ESSAY DUE!! Discussion Prep HOMEWORK: REVIEW DOCUMENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • FRIDAY:  Culminating discussion  HOMEWORK: HAVE A WONDERFUL SPRING BREAK!!! :)

WEEK 3.20-3.24       DGP WEEK 13       

  • MONDAY:   DGP (M), 1984 Part Two discussion, Fake News lesson. HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR PART THREE, CHAPTERS 1-2.
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T), 1984 reading time. HOMEWORK: FINISH THE BOOK AND THE PACKET.
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W), Fake news.  HOMEWORK: DISCUSSION PREP--THREE QUOTES/QUESTIONS AND POTENTIAL ANSWERS/THOUGHTS/ANALYSIS TO USE IN FINAL DISCUSSION.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP (TH), 1984 FINAL DISCUSSION AND ESSAY ASSIGNMENT. HOMEWORK: ESSAY IDEAS FOR TOMORROW.
    • 1984 Argumentative Essay 40 points due MARCH 30
    • Prompt: What is the most important message readers can take away from Orwell’s books, in particular 1984? Select one idea or issue (totalitarianism, surveillance, Newspeak, doublethink, censorship, language, propaganda, torture, brainwashing, thought police, etc.) and discuss its relevance to today. You will need to do a little research. Please read 2-4 credible articles on your topic and cite your information in your paper. You can do internal citations or parenthetical citations. (I will go over how to do that in class). This essay should read like an article you would find on the opinion page of the newspaper. You will need a works cited page in MLA format. You may use the articles we read in class or any you find on your own. (Around 2 pages, double –spaced)
  • FRIDAY:  DGP (F), 1984 ESSAY WORK.  HOMEWORK: WORK ON ESSAY AND MAKE SURE YOU ARE CAUGHT UP!!!

WEEK 3.13-3.17       DGP WEEK 12       

  • MONDAY:   DGP (M), 1984 Part Two 1-3, packet: focus on characters and vocab.
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T), 1984 Ch. 4, packet, propaganda. HOMEWORK: PREPARE PROPAGANDA PRESENTATION AND READ THROUGH THE END OF CH. 6, WORK THE PACKET
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W)Propaganda presentations.  HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTERS 7-8.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP (TH), 1984 Goldstein Chapter 3 in class. HOMEWORK: CATCH UP ON READING THE PACKET FOR PART TWO.
  • FRIDAY:  DGP (F), 1984 Goldstein Chapter 1 in class  HOMEWORK: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ AND WORKED THE PACKET FOR ALL OF PART TWO FOR MONDAY

WEEK 3.6-3.10       DGP WEEK 11      WP 29 TEST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

  • MONDAY:   DGP (M), Essay revision, 1984 1-3 discussion
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T), 1984 Ch. 4, discussion and packet. HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTER 5.
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W)1984 discussion.  HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTERS 6-7.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP (TH), 1984 discussion. HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTER 8.
  • FRIDAY:  DGP (F), 1984 PART ONE QUIZ 

WEEK 2.27-3.3       DGP WEEK 10       WP 29 TEST WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

  • MONDAY:   Animal Farm discussion: WHAT IS THE POWER OF LANGUAGE?
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (M,T), Article discussion, 1984 Ch. 1, packet intro. HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTER 1.
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W), Timeline, reading/packet discussion.  HOMEWORK: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTERS 2 AND 3.
  • THURSDAY:  DGP (TH), 1984 discussion. 
  • FRIDAY:  1984 reading time and EXIT SLIP: READ AND WORK THE PACKET FOR CHAPTERS 4-5.

WEEK 2.20-2.24       NO DGP          WP 28 WEDNESDAY

  • MONDAY:   NO SCHOOL
  • TUESDAY:  NO SCHOOL
  • WEDNESDAY:  WP 28 quiz, Argumentation notes, Animal Farm annotation discussion.  HOMEWORK: READ AND ANNOTATE CHAPTER 6. FIND, FLAG, LABEL, ANALYZE.
  • THURSDAY: Argumentation notes, Animal Farm discussion. HOMEWORK: READ AND ANNOTATE CHAPTER 7.
  • FRIDAY: Fallacy prezi, Animal Farm discussion prep. HOMEWORK: READ AND ANNOTATE THE REST OF THE BOOK. DISCUSSION PREP: "WHAT IS THE POWER OF LANGUAGE?" ANSWER THE QUESTION, PROVIDE THREE PIECES OF EVIDENCE FROM THE TEXT (WITH PAGE NUMBERS), AND ANALYSIS FOR EACH. TYPED. DUE MONDAY.

 

SECOND SEMESTER!! We will finish up writing about Lord of the Flies and will be working with some elements of style.

 

WEEK 2.13-2.17         DGP 9      WP 28 WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22

  • MONDAY: Paragraph workshop and revision HOMEWORK: PREP FINAL DRAFT OF YOUR PARAGRAPH-- DUE TOMORROW
  • TUESDAY: Review cohesion and coherency, Upload final draft of paragraph to turnitin.com. Conclusion and Introduction HOMEWORK: PREP FINAL DRAFT OF YOUR ESSAY-- DUE TOMORROW
  • WEDNESDAY: Final draft work time. BRING ONE PRINTED FINAL DRAFT COPY OF YOUR ESSAY TO CLASS TOMORROW
  • THURSDAY: Argumentation and Fallacies 
  • FRIDAY: Argumentation, Animal Farm HOMEWORK: READ AND ANNOTATE CHAPTERS 1-5. FOCUS ON FALLACIES AND RHETORIC.

 WEEK 2.6-2.10         NO DGP      WP 26-27 WEDNESDAY

  • MONDAY: SNOW DAY 
  • TUESDAY: SNOW DAY
  • WEDNESDAY: WP QUIZ, Teams and theme discussion for group essay HOMEWORK: GATHER EVIDENCE FOR YOUR ANNOTATION SET
  • THURSDAY: Review evidence, group/pattern/label like evidence, choose a label to guide analysis. HOMEWORK: WRITE THE FIRST CHUNK OF YOUR PARAGRAPH
  • FRIDAY: Paragraph drafting

 

WEEK 1.30-2.3         DGP WEEK 8       WP 26-27 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 

  • MONDAY: DGP (M), Nominalization
  • TUESDAY: DGP (T), Clarity, Cohesion, and Coherency article
  • WEDNESDAY: DGP (W), Clarity
  • THURSDAY: DGP (R), Cohesion
  • FRIDAY: DGP (F), Coherency

 

We have finished piloting new curricula and will be moving toward assignments that support and enrich our learning around particular novels and themes. First up: Lord of the Flies.

WEEK 1.23-1.27         

  • MONDAY:   Research Presentations
  • TUESDAY:  Final Discussion
  • WEDNESDAY: Crash Course, review time.
  • THURSDAY: FINAL EXAM (3RD PERIOD)
  • FRIDAY: FINAL EXAM (2ND PERIOD)

WEEK 1.16-1.20       DGP WEEK 7       

  • MONDAY:   NO SCHOOL: MLK
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (M,T), Journal and annotation discussion.  HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 8-9, ANNOTATIONS, JOURNAL.
  • WEDNESDAY: DGP (W). Reading discussion, research. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 10-11, ANNOTATIONS, JOURNAL.
  • THURSDAY: DGP (R) Discussion, research. HOMEWORK: FINISH THE BOOK, ANNOTATIONS, JOURNAL.
  • FRIDAY: DGP (F), Discussion groups and research topics. HOMEWORK: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ALL OF YOUR RESEARCH DONE AND YOUR SLIDES ARE READY TO GO.

WEEK 1.9-1.13            WP REVIEW TEST WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11 

  • MONDAY:   ARCHETYPES, LOtF check out. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 1 AND ANNOTATE ACCORDING TO YOUR FOCUS (CHARACTER, SETTING, SYMBOL)
  • TUESDAY:  ARCHETYPES, Ch.1 discussion.  HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 2, STUDY FOR WP.
  • WEDNESDAY: WP QUIZ, READING TIME.  HOMEWORK: READ THROUGH THE END OF CHAPTER 4.
  • THURSDAY Discussion of Chapters 1-4. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 5. JOURNAL 1 (DICTION) DUE TOMORROW.
  • FRIDAY: Discussion groups and research topics. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 6 AND 7 FOR TUESDAY, JOURNAL 2 (SYNTAX) DUE TUESDAY. 

WEEK 1.3-1.6       DGP WEEK 6       WP REVIEW TEST TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 

  • MONDAY:   NO SCHOOL
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (M,T), Poetry Out Loud annotations and practice.  HOMEWORK: POL PRACTICE.
  • WEDNESDAY:  DGP (W,R,F)POL Prep.  HOMEWORK: POL PRACTICE.
  • THURSDAY: POL COMPETITION. HOMEWORK: RESEARCH YOUR ARCHETYPE AND BE READY TO SHARE WITH THE CLASS.
  • FRIDAY: ARCHETYPES 

We will be piloting the myPerspectives curriculum for the next six-ish weeks, completing assignments that support and enrich our learning. 

WEEK 12.12-12.16       NO DGP       NO WP 

  • MONDAY:   Presentations, Poetry Out Loud, discussion prep. FINISH FRANKENSTEIN FOR WEDNESDAY!! ESSAY PREP.
  • TUESDAY:  IN-CLASS ESSAY.  HOMEWORK: FINISH FRANKENSTEIN.
  • WEDNESDAY: Frankenstein discussion and test review.  
  • THURSDAY: Frankenstein test. 
  • FRIDAY: myPerspectives reflection. ENJOY YOUR BREAK! MAKE GOOD CHOICES!!!!

WEEK 12.5-12.9       NO DGP       NO WP 

  • MONDAY:  Small Group Intro. HOMEWORK: COMPLETE GROUP HOMEWORK (WHATEVER YOU ASSIGNED), READ CHAPTER 17-18 OF FRANKENSTEIN. POST PERFORMANCE TASK ON TURNITIN AND PUT IT IN FOLDER. PRINT POEM!!
  • TUESDAY:  GROUP WORK DAY.  HOMEWORK: COMPLETE GROUP HOMEWORK (WHATEVER YOU ASSIGNED), READ CHAPTER 19-20 OF FRANKENSTEIN. 
  • WEDNESDAY: Frank discussion, Group presentation practice. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 21 OF FRANKENSTEIN. PREP PRESENTATION. 
  • THURSDAY: Selection tests, Presentation prep. HOMEWORK: PREP PRESENTATIONS, READ CHAPTER 22 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • FRIDAY: Presentations, reading time for Frankenstein. FINISH FRANKENSTEIN FOR TUESDAY!!

WEEK 11.28-12.2       NO DGP       NO WP 

  • MONDAY:  Frank 9-12. Poetry Out Loud Intro. HOMEWORK: FINISH INFO GRAPHIC FOR PRESENTATIONS TOMORROW, READ CHAPTER 13 OF FRANKENSTEIN. 
  • TUESDAY:  Info Graphic Presentations. Performance Task intro (p. 58-59).  HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 14 OF FRANKENSTEIN. 
  • WEDNESDAY: ESSAY (p. 60-61). HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 15 OF FRANKENSTEIN. REVIEW SELECTIONS AND WORD POWER 23 FOR TEST TOMORROW. 
  • THURSDAY: ESSAY (p. 62-63) HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 16 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • FRIDAY: FRANKENSTEIN FRIDAY!! Essay Reflection.

WEEK 11.21-11.25       NO DGP     

  • MONDAY:  Infographics (pp. 55-57). HOMEWORK: COMPLETE THE PREWRITING ACTIVITIES ON PAGES 48-49  TO WRITE THE ESSAY (DUE NOV. 28) AND READ CHAPTERS 9-12 OF FRANKENSTEIN FOR MONDAY.
  • TUESDAY:  WORK DAY  HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 9-12 OF FRANKENSTEIN FOR MONDAY. FINISH ESSAY AND UPLOAD TO FOLDER AND TURNITIN BY MONDAY MORNING. INFOGRAPHIC DUE TUESDAY.
  • WEDNESDAY:  ENJOY YOUR DAY OFF!! :)
  • THURSDAY: HAPPY THANKSGIVING! :)
  • FRIDAY: ENJOY YOUR DAY OFF! :)

WEEK 11.14-11.18       NO DGP       WP 23 QUIZ WEDNESDAY NOV. 16

  • MONDAY:  "The Fall of the House of Usher" activities, "House Taken Over" first read. HOMEWORK: FINISH FIRST READ OF "HOUSE TAKEN OVER" AND READ CHAPTER 5 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • TUESDAY:  "House Taken Over" second reading with audio, activities.  HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 6 OF FRANKENSTEIN. REVIEW SELECTIONS FOR TEST THURSDAY.
  • WEDNESDAY:  "House" activities. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 7 OF FRANKENSTEIN. REVIEW SELECTIONS AND WORD POWER 23 FOR TEST TOMORROW. 
  • THURSDAY: WORD POWER 23 QUIZ and Selection tests for "Usher" and "House Taken Over." HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 8 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • FRIDAY: FRANKENSTEIN FRIDAY!!
    • FOR TUESDAY: PLEASE COMPLETE THE PREWRITING ACTIVITIES ON PAGES 48-49 TO CLASS ON TUESDAY TO WRITE THE ESSAY (DUE NOV. 28)

WEEK 11.7-11.11       NO DGP       WP 23 QUIZ WEDNESDAY NOV. 16

  • MONDAY:  Gothic Literature Intro, "The Fall of the House of Usher" first read. HOMEWORK: FINISH FIRST READ OF "USHER" AND READ LETTER 1 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • TUESDAY:  "Usher" second reading with audio.  HOMEWORK: READ LETTERS 2-4 AND CHAPTER 1 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • WEDNESDAY: "Usher" discussion. HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTERS 2-4 OF FRANKENSTEIN.
  • THURSDAY: Frankenstein reading quiz and discussion. 
  • FRIDAY: NO SCHOOL: VETERAN'S DAY

WEEK 10.31-11.04       NO DGP       WP 21-22 QUIZ WEDNESDAY NOV. 2

  • MONDAY:  GALLERY WALK (with snacks). HOMEWORK: STUDY FOR WORK POWER AND FINISH SPRINGBOARD SURVEY
  • TUESDAY:  Class goal-setting.  HOMEWORK: STUDY FOR WORK POWER AND FINISH SPRINGBOARD SURVEY, PERSONAL BELIEF STATEMENT ON THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING; THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN "BUSY" AND "VIBRANT"
  • WEDNESDAY: WORD POWER QUIZ, Goal setting: Survey: https://goo.gl/forms/cIa9Yq3cn6JqEqNe2, My Perspectives intro, Gothic literature. HOMEWORK: 
  • THURSDAY: "The Fall of the House of Usher" HOMEWORK: 
  • FRIDAY: "The Fall of the House of Usher" HOMEWORK: 

 

We will be piloting the Springboard curriculum for the first six-ish weeks, completing assignments that support and enrich our learning. 

WEEK 10.24-10.28       DGP WEEK 4       WP 21-22 QUIZ WEDNESDAY NOV. 2

  • MONDAY:  DGP (M). 1.11b review. HOMEWORK: READ :)
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T). 1.11c discussion.  HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.11: WRITE ARGUMENT PARAGRAPH. READ, ANNOTATE, AND ANSWER QUESTIONS FOR 1.12 (pp. 82-85). 
  • WEDNESDAY: DGP (W). 1.13. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.13 (pp. 88-96).
  • THURSDAY: DGP (R, F). 1.13 discussion. 1.14 HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.14/1.15a (pp. 97-99).
  • FRIDAY: EA2. HOMEWORK: FINISH EA2 AND OUTSIDE READING PROJECT FOR MONDAY :)

WEEK 10.17-10.21       DGP WEEK 3       WP 21-22 QUIZ WEDNESDAY NOV. 2

  • MONDAY:  DGP (M). 1.9. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.9
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T). 1.9 discussion, 1.10 intro. HOMEWORK: FINISH READING AND ANNOTATING, ANSWER 1-4, WRITE ARGUMENT PARAGRAPH.
  • WEDNESDAY: DGP (W). 1.10 discussion. HOMEWORK: FEEDBACK ON PARTNER PAPER, READ :)
  • THURSDAY: DGP (R, F). 1.11a. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.11a (pp. 66-69), READ :)
  • FRIDAY: 1.11b (pp. 70-79). HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.11b FOR MONDAY, READ :)

WEEK 10.10-10.13       DGP WEEK 2       WP 20 QUIZ WEDNESDAY

  • MONDAY:  DGP (M). Draft workshop. HOMEWORK: SECOND DRAFT OF PERSONAL ESSAY
  • TUESDAY:  DGP (T). Second draft workshop. HOMEWORK: FINAL DRAFT OF PERSONAL ESSAY DUE THURSDAY ON TURNITIN. BRING MANGO AND ESSAY FOR THESIS REWRITE
  • WEDNESDAY: WP 20 QUIZ. DGP (W). Mango check-in, thesis revision work HOMEWORK: FINAL DRAFT OF PERSONAL ESSAY DUE THURSDAY ON TURNITIN
  • THURSDAY: DGP (R, F). Reflection on EA1, Intro to EA2. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.9, READ :)
  • FRIDAY:  NO SCHOOL HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.9, READ :)

WEEK 10.3-10.7 

  • MONDAY:  Springboard 1.6a. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.6a
  • TUESDAY:  Springboard 1.6b.  HOMEWORK: 1.6b
  • WEDNESDAY: Discuss and finish 1.6  HOMEWORK: OUTSIDE READING
  • THURSDAY: 1.7.  HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.8 (1-6)
  • FRIDAY:  1.8. HOMEWORK: READ! :) FINISH 1.8: PERSONAL ESSAY ON CULTURAL IDENTITY DUE MONDAY

WEEK 9.26-9.30 

  • MONDAY:  Springboard 1.4. HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.4
  • TUESDAY:  Springboard 1.4 discussion.  HOMEWORK: STUDY FOR WORD POWER, READ OUTSIDE READING
  • WEDNESDAY: WPQ 19, Seating chart, prep 1.5 and 1.6.  HOMEWORK: OUTSIDE READING
  • THURSDAY: 1.5a.  HOMEWORK: FINISH 1.5a.
  • FRIDAY:  1.5b. HOMEWORK: READ! :) FINISH 1.5 FOR MONDAY

WEEK 9.19-9.23 

  • MONDAY:  "My Name" workshop, Springboard 1.3 HOMEWORK: 1.3 (INFO SELECTION AND 1-9), PRINT AND SIGN SYLLABUS FOR WEDNESDAY, SECOND DRAFT "MY NAME" DUE WEDNESDAY.
  • TUESDAY:  Springboard 1.3 discussion.  HOMEWORK: COMPLETE 1.3 (PERSONAL SELECTION AND 10-12).
  • WEDNESDAY: "My Name" workshop, 1.3 small group work.  HOMEWORK: HAVE TITLE OF OUTSIDE READING READY TO SHARE TOMORROW. FINAL DRAFT "MY NAME" DUE FRIDAY.
  • THURSDAY: 1.4.  HOMEWORK: ALL DRAFTS PLUS FINAL DRAFT OF "MY NAME" DUE TOMORROW: PRINT, UPLOAD TO TURNITIN, AND DRAG INTO CLASSROOM FOLDER. 
  • FRIDAY:  "My Name" share for EC. HOMEWORK: READ! :) BRING WORD POWER TO CLASS MONDAY IF YOU HAVE A COPY.

WEEK 9.12-9.16 

  • MONDAY:  Thesis statements, Springboard 1.1 HOMEWORK: UPLOAD "GETTING TO KNOW YOU" DOCUMENT TO FOLDER AND TURNITIN, THESIS STATEMENT, 1.1 (1, 2, AND SUMMARY).
  • TUESDAY: "My Name" annotation, Springboard 1.2  HOMEWORK: COMPLETE ANNOTATIONS, 1.2 #1.
  • WEDNESDAY: "My Name" style imitation, 1.2 small group work.  HOMEWORK: 1.2 #5, #6
  • THURSDAY: "My Name" work, 1.2 discussion.  HOMEWORK: 1.2, #7, #8.
  • FRIDAY:  Syllabus review, finish 1.2.  HOMEWORK: PRINT AND SIGN SYLLABUS FOR MONDAY

WEEK 9.5-9.9 

  • MONDAY:  LABOR DAY
  • TUESDAY: TEACHER INSERVICE
  • WEDNESDAY: FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!!
  • THURSDAY: School pictures, Senate info, workshopping Mango essay
  • FRIDAY: Senate elections, Mango review, Springboard intro