Olympia

High School

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

 

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

WEEK 2.20-2.24       NO DGP       WP 28 TEST 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 presentations, Animal Farm discussion prep. HOMEWORK: READ AND ANNOTATE THE REST OF THE BOOK. DISCUSSION PREP.

 

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