Olympia

High School

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

May 22-29

May 22- The Things They Carried discussion, Film/compare and contrast two characters- book and film

May 23- film, prewrite

May 24- Bates Technical College Fieldtrip

May 25- On-demand Compare and Contrast Essay

May 26- finish Public Service research

 

May 15- 19

May 15- War Project finalizing, Quiz submission, rehearse

May 16- "Night Life", "The Lives of the Dead" / War Project Presentations 

May 17- 19- Characteristics of a good book/Personal response to TTC, essay topic selection, and War Presentations

 

May 8-12

May 8- "In the Field", "Good Form", "Field Trip", War Project

May 9- "Ghost Soldiers"- Three themes, War Project

May 10- Analysis questions- Social Pressure, Moral Code, Truth, War Project

May 11- Class discussion, War Project submitted to Google Classroom

May 12- Career Cruising/Resume 

 

May 1-5

May 1- "Stockings" through "Style" (117-136) symbolism, War Projects,  draft Movie Review assign.

May 2- Symbolism discussion, War Movie Review due

May 3- "Speaking of Courage" "Notes" (137-161) characterization, Career Pathways present and survey

May 4- 5 "Speaking of Courage" "Notes" (137-161) characterization and POV notes and discussion, War Project

 

April 24-28

April 24- 25 "Enemies", "Friends", "How to Tell a True Love Story", "Dentist" (62-81)- protagonist,  War projects

April 26- 27 "The Sweetheart of Song Tra Bong" figurative language, War Projects

April 28- "Stockings" through "Style" (117-136) symbolism, War Projects

 

April 17- 21

April 17- The Things They Carried intro jigsaw, Important Object writing

April 18- Three column notes- soldiers and items, War vs. Conflict

April 20- Freewrite- 3 items you'd carry, discussion about characterization/author's purpose

April 21- Pages 27-61 (summary), point of view- 3rd vs. 1st, fact check memoir

 

April 10-14

April 10- 11 Social media/financial literacy- annotations, reading analysis questions, discussion, outlines

April 12- Commas and Capitalization/test strategies

April 14- Critical thinking, team building

 

April 3-7 Spring Break

 

March 27-31

March 27- continue punctuation mastery work

March 28-29 "Distracted Driving" analysis across text- summaries, central ideas, author's purpose, evidence

March 30- plagiarism exercises

March 31- Listening exercises, make-up work

 

March 20-24

March 20- Punctuation, semi-colon and colon cafe

March 21- noredink.com phrases and dependent clauses

March 22-23 student conferences,  ixl colons, semi-colons, commas

March 24- Parallel structure

 

March 13-17

March 13- writer's workshop- expository essay

March 14- writer's workshop- expository essay, T.V. article- annotate, evaluate argument (3 part answer)

March 15- article discussion, peer conferencing essay

March 16-17 finish peer conference, finalize essay and upload to turnitin.com

 

March 6-10

March 6- Informational text interim, Constitution, prewrite/outline expository essay

March 7- finish Constitution, rehearse tribe presentation, outline expository

March 8- presentations,  outlines

March 9- rough draft

March 10- News articles annotation and discussion

 

Feb. 27-March 3

Feb. 27- Junior pre-registration, inference check 152-end, tribe

Feb. 28- Listening interim, tribe

March 1- Constitution, discussion prep

March 2- Literary interim, finish prep.

March 3- Seminar, finalize constitution, preview expository prompts

 

Feb. 20-24

Feb. 20- No school

Feb. 21- No school

Feb. 22- check pages 100-150 inferences, questions 101-129 and 130-151  HW- 152-167, tribe projects

Feb. 23-24 interim assessments, tribe projects

 

Feb. 13-17

Feb. 13- Freewrite #2, inferences pages. 25-53, Constitution/Amendments visual  

Feb. 14- Freewrite #3, table top, inferences 54-76, Constitution/Amendment visual

Feb. 15- Freewrite $4, reading analysis questions jigsaw, reading 77-100

Feb. 16- Freewrite#5, table top 54-100, reading 101-129, tribe projects 

Feb. 17- Personal narrative rough draft, reading 130- 151, tribe projects  

 

Feb. 6-10

Feb. 6-7 Snow Day

Feb. 8-9 Anticipatory Guide, Four Corners, pg. 57 pre-reading, Branches of Gov.t  HW- pgs. 1-12

Feb. 10- Freewrite #1, SSR pages. 1-24, table top  HW- 25-49

 

Jan. 30-Feb. 3

Jan. 30- Pet ownership articles, annotations and philosophical chairs

Jan. 31- 30 Days- Life on a Reservation, follow up research and exit slips

Feb. 1-2 Local tribes jigsaw research and visual

Feb. 3- Anticipatory set/writing prompts

 

Jan. 23-27

Jan. 23- 24 "Meditation vs. Detention" articles- annotations, written response, discussion

Jan. 25- finals 3,6

Jan. 26- finals 4,5

Jan. 27- finals 1,2

 

Jan. 16-20

Jan. 16- No School

Jan. 17- finish informative essay, Four Square Analysis

Jan. 18- Four Square Analysis, Carl Sandburg's "Chicago"-author's craft

Jan. 19-20 Draft place poem, Writing Goals

 

Jan.9-13

Jan. 9- 2 Hour Late Start- finish Comprehension questions 

Jan. 10- team building, Informative Essay (388)

Jan. 11- topic selection, prewriting

Jan. 12- finish prewrite, draft informative essay

Janl. 13- submit final to turnitin.com

 

Jan. 2-6

Jan. 2- No School

Jan. 3-4  Sojourner Truth (331-337)

Jan. 5- Plessy v. Ferguson, Brown v Board of Education

Jan. 6- "Was Brown v Board of Education a Failure" (370-377), 1st read and comprehension questions

 

Dec. 12-16

Dec. 12- finish Lincoln questions, start Reconstruction

Dec. 13- finish Reconstruction notes Informative Essay

Dec. 14- finish Informative Essay, small group work organization, jigsaw topic selection

Dec. 15- 2 HOUR  LATE START- jigsaw articles (see A.S. jigsaw in English 11 folder)

Dec. 16- Vocabulary test 

 

Dec. 5-9

Dec. 5-6 Activist presentations

Dec. 6- 7 Lincoln film and Civil War (viewing notes/questions 1,4,5,7,10-18)

Dec. 8- 13th Amendment (viewing notes/questions 17, 18-21, 25-26, 28, 30, 32-34)

Dec. 9- Snow Day

 

Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Nov. 28- Prepositional Phrases (307), Activist research

Nov. 29- 30 Multi-media (310-315), Media Vocabulary (316) questions 1-3

Dec. 1- Research- due by end of period- turnitin.com

Dec. 2- summaries, Activist presentations

 

Nov. 21-25

Nov. 21- Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (301-302) Comprehension Questions (303)

Nov. 22- Analysis Questions 3,4,5 discussion (304), Mandalas due

Nov. 23-25- No School- Thanksgiving Break

 

Nov. 14-18

Nov. 14 "The Zigzag Road to Rights" (278-281), timeline and summary

Nov. 15-16 "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (289-293), Close read and Comprehension Questions (293), Analysis Question (294)

Nov. 17-18- finish Analysis Questions (294) in Eng 11 folder, Research Assignment  HW- Reminder- Mandala due Nov. 22

 

Nov. 7-11

Nov. 7-8  ELA SBA retakes 1st and 2nd periods, Independent reading, Mandalas

Nov. 9- Slavery by Another Name film

Nov. 10- Unit Introduction- Power, Protest, and Change,  Goal setting, vocabulary

Nov. 11- No School- Veteran's Day

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 4

10/31  goal setting, Pre-test outlines, read ELA Performance Task passages

11/1  outline argumentative essay

11/2  Partner group persuasive outlines

11/3  13th Amendment Articles- annotate

11/4  Discuss articles, Slavery by Another Name film

 

Oct. 24-28

10/24-10/25   SBA Grade 11 practice test http://wa/portal.airast.org/training-tests

10/26 10/27  finish ELA practice tests, Mandala (due no later than 11/22)

10/28 Correct ELA test, goal setting

 

Oct. 17-21

10/17 finish rough draft

10/18 peer conference

10/19 revise draft

10/20 final draft due

10/21 book recommendation- written class activity

 

Oct. 10-13

10/10 finalize Essential Question Log, Organize/categorize essential question entries, draft definition thesis, identify main points

10/11 Outline essay/prewrite- evidence

10/12 commentary

10/13 Team building,embedding quotes, rough draft

10/14 No School

 

Oct. 3-7

10/3 One-pager, Essential Question Log, 1st read "What IS an American?" (28-29) HW- one-pager

10/4-10/5  2nd read "What IS an American?", summary, Essential Question Log

10/6 Essential questions, Ted Talk (annotate 1st view, essential questions 2nd view) , 

10/7 Finish Ted Talk Essential Question, Seminar

 

Sept. 26-30

9/26 "America and I" (15-22) 1st read

9/27  "America and I" (15-24) 2nd read- jigsaw questions 2-8 in groups

9/28  share out questions 2-8, Essential question log (add "America and I"

9/29  Room for Debate "Siblings Separated By Immigration Laws", Annotate NYT articles, jigsaw articles 1-5

9/30  Seminar, One pager/ independent reading novel

 

Sept. 19-23

9/19 Class discussion/questions 1-3, context vocab- keen, stark, "America's Promise" (9-11) 1st and 2nd read 

9/20 "America's Promise" reading questions (11), context vocab.,

9/21  Essential Question log (McCain, Roosevelt)

9/22  Common Ground

9/23 Analysis Questions 1, "I Hear America Singing" 

 

Sept. 12-16

9/12 Signed syllabus due, Annotation guidelines and practice "Nerd Alert: Reading is Good For Your Health"

9/13 First day of independent reading, Unit preview- The "American Dream" pages 1-3

9/14 Academic and literary vocabulary, first read "Veteran's Day:  Never Forget Their Duty" pages 6-7

9/15  2nd read (6,7) , annotations, questions 1-3 and Check Your Understanding (8) 

9/19  Table top- craft three step answers (claim, evidence, commentary/connection)