Olympia

High School

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

*PLEASE CHECK GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS, ASSIGNMENTS, AND HANDOUTS*

Feb. 20-24

Feb. 20-21 No School- Mid-Winter Break

Feb. 22- finish character chart and comics

Feb. 23 Anticipatory guide, four corners

Feb. 24- Word Power 4, pre-read Act One of Romeo and Juliet

 

Feb. 13-17

Feb. 13- sharing/presenting infographic: Shakespeare, Elizabethan England, and Theater

Feb. 14- language play

Feb. 15- paraphrase prologue, begin chart of characters

Feb. 16- Word Power Session 3, finish chart, assignment sheet

Feb. 17- Comics/word play

 

Feb. 6-10

Feb. 6-7 Snow Day

Feb. 8-9 Infographic work, MLA works cited (Easy bib- book, digital image, website...) 

Feb. 10- Word Power Session 2 quiz  HW- submit Infogram via Google classroom

 

Jan. 30-Feb. 3

Jan. 30-31- Word Power check out,  film

Feb. 1- finish film, Word Power pronunciation

Feb. 2- Word Power Pretest

Feb. 3- Word Power Quiz Session One, Intro to Shakespeare/Infographic assign. 

 

Jan. 23-27

Jan. 23- TKam Vocabulary Test

Jan. 24- Seminar Prep.

Jan. 25- finals 3,6

Jan. 26- finals 4, 5 (half day)

Jan. 27- finals 1,2 (half day)

 

Jan. 16-20

Jan. 16- No School

Jan. 17- Thesis statements HW- Ch. 25-27

Jan. 18- Oly paragraph prewrite HW- Ch. 28-29

Jan. 19- Rough draft & revision  HW- Ch. 30-31 (Yes, finish the novel!)

Jan. 20- final Oly paragraph   HW- study for TKaM Vocab. test

 

Jan.9-13

Jan. 9- Two Hour Late start-Ch. 17 annotation check, final rehearsal POL HW- Ch. 18

Jan. 10- POL classroom competition HW- Ch. 19

Jan. 11- Ch. 17-19 table top, pilot survey HW- Ch. 20

Jan. 12- Save the Last Word Ch. 21 HW- Ch. 21,22

Jan. 13- Discussion Ch. 18-22  HW- Ch. 23,24

 

Jan. 2-6

Jan. 2 No School

Jan. 3- TKaM vocab., POL Poem memorization, Ch. 15

Jan. 4-  "Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr"  by Cesar Chavez (322-331)  1st and 2nd Read  HW- and  Author's Style/Transitions (332)

Jan. 5- Table top- Parallelism (323), Author's Purpose (325), Analogy (326), Call to Action (328), Complete "Cause-and-Effect" (331)  HW- Ch. 16

Jan. 6- Free Write- "How do words inspire change?" evidence from TKAM and Cesar Chavez speech, Irony- Ch. 15,16  HW- Ch.17

 

Dec. 12-16

Dec. 12- Socratic Seminar  HW- Ch. 13-14

Dec. 13- Ch. 12-14 quote responses/ theme, four corners discussion

Dec. 14- Vocabulary test, Author's Craft/ figurative language- community cafe

Dec. 15- 2 HOUR LATE START- Poetry analysis- TP-CASTT

Dec. 16- Winter Sonnets- partners

 

Dec. 5-9

Dec. 5- Pt. of view writing activity  

Dec. 6- Poetry Outloud HW- Ch. 9

Dec. 7- Major/Minor characters, Antagonist/Protagonist, Hero/Antihero, Foil  HW- Ch. 10

Dec. 8- Seminar Questions Prep.  HW- Ch. 11

Dec. 9- Snow Day HW- Ch. 12

 

Nov. 28-Dec. 2

Nov. 28- On-Demand Writing Prompt- Synthesis Essay (298)

Nov. 29- debrief writing, TKaM checkout, read Ch. 1  HW- Ch. 2-3, 15 annotations (5 per chapter)

Nov. 30- Harper Lee Biography, Ch. 1-3 discussion  HW- Ch. 4-5, 10 annotations

Dec. 1- Culture and History,  Ch. 4-5 discussion HW- Ch. 6-7

Dec. 2- Narrative and Point of View, Ch. 6-7 discussion  HW- Ch. 8

 

Nov. 21-25

Nov. 21- Speech on the Assassination of Martin Luther King

Nov. 22- Compare and Contrast/ Community Cafe poster-  "I Have a Dream", "Letter from Birmingham Jail", "Remarks on the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr."

Nov. 23-25- No School- Thanksgiving Break- No homework!

 

Nov. 14-18

Nov. 14 Entry task (response to paragraphs 26-41), correct analysis questions, rhetorical devices  HW- Vocab (268), annotate for test prep.

Nov. 15 "I Have a Dream" quiz, "Letter From Birmingham Jail" (271-286) HW- finish 1st read

Nov. 16 Close Read (272,274,277,281,282,284,286)) and Comprehension questions (287) HW- Craft and Structure-rhetorical devices (289), Conventions- Relative Clause (291)

Nov. 17 Analysis questions (288)  HW- Vocab.(290)

Nov. 18  Writing to Compare (292-293)   HW- "1963" (254-255), w/summary (256)

 

Nov. 7-11

Nov. 7- mark, finalize, and submit final draft  HW- self-assessment, writing goals

Nov. 8- Unit Introduction- The Literature of Civil Rights, Goal Setting, Vocab. 

Nov. 9- Entry task: How can words inspire change?, Learning Strategies (258), "I Have a Dream" listen, read, annotate  HW- Comprehension check (265), close read (262,264)

Nov. 10 "I Have a Dream" Analysis Questions (266)  HW- Craft and Structure- rhetorical devices (267), Conventions- parallelism (269)

Nov. 11- No School- Veteran's Day

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Oct. 31- Analytical statement + evidence + commentary + closing, Community Cafe- Cinematic techniques

Nov. 1-4  Writing Process- Film Analysis Essay

Nov. 1  outline (complete outline in English 9 folder titled "Style Analysis Essay- Tim Burton")

Nov. 2-3 rough draft- thesis statement, transitional expressions, intro/conclusion review HW- rough draft submission due by 11:59pm

Nov. 4 Peer conferencing/turnitin.com HW- peer review due by 11/6 at 11:59pm

 

Oct. 24-28 Narrative conferences finished Tues.

10/24 Edward Scissorhands- Opening Credits (162) -mood, tone, imagery, Frame Story (163), 1st viewing (164) Scenes 3-5

10/25 Jigsaw- 2nd viewing (165), HW- Write analytic statement, steps 5-7 (166-167), 

10/26 Table top- finish graphic organizer, Check Your Understanding, Writing to Sources : Argument (167)

10/27 view Scenes 5-13 w/notes, Analytical Statement w/Support and Commentary (169)

10/28 Finish movie  HW- 20 minutes w/notes from Tim Burton movie

 

Oct. 17-21 Continue narrative conferences

10/17 Tim Burton (146-148), first read, questions 1-3, main idea statement HW- check your understanding

10/18 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (149-151), 1st read, questions 1-3  HW- CCF (152-154), 1st read, questions 5-8

10/19 Scenes 1-7 The Language of Style Analysis (154-155), Comparing Texts (156) HW- Explanatory Writing Prompt (157), answer one of two questions on pg. 156

10/20 CCF Scenes 10-12, First viewing (no sound), Second Viewing w/sound

10/21 HW- Prompt: From this segment of the film, what did you notice about Burton's style (techniques) and what effect does this create?

 

Oct. 10-14

10/10 read reviews, finalize narrative  HW- upload final draft to turnitin.com, self-assessment

10/11 Review elements of Narrative Unit, Preview Embedded Assessment 2, narrative conference

10/12 unpack embedded assessment, narrative conference

10/13 Cinematic techniques- narrative conference

10/14 No School

 

Oct. 3-7

10/3 Reading Circles- Save the Last Word, analysis questions

10/4 Topic selection

10/5-10/6 write rough draft, submit on turnitin.com by  HW- finish rough draft, and any analysis questions (reading circle novels)

10/7 Novels and analysis questions due, start peer review (2) and self reviews (1)  HW- finish peer/self reviews on turnitin.com

 

Sept. 26-Sept. 30

9/26 narrative voices (6-8)   HW- make inference ; identify tone using evidence from syntax, diction, imagery in pizza paragraph

9/27 excerpt from Speak (9-12) Complete 1st read, analysis questions 1-4, and double entry journal 

9/28 review tone, debrief on Speak and double entry journals, parallel structure (13-15) HW-  (EC) 1st person using parallel structure

9/29 parallel structure review, Socratic seminar prep (English 9 folder)

9/30 Socratic seminar "narrative techniques"  HW- important line (cite) from your novel, 5 additional narrative ideas

 

Sept. 19-23 

9/19  Analyze point of view in novel, "The Stolen Party" (113-118) 1st Read: vocab., 3 connections, 3 questions  HW- finish short story 

9/20  "The Stolen Party" Seminar HW- analysis questions 5-8 w/evidence (cited)

9/21  Table top questions 5-8, theme statements (112,121)  HW- Clauses pg. 120

9/22  Clauses review, narrative writing- alternative ending (121)

9/23 Reading Circles- characterization, point of view, conflct, analysis questions

 

Sept. 12-16

9/12  Signed syllabus due, Reading Inventory (English 9 folder online), Reading circle preview and request

9/13  Unit preview- class or table document answering "What makes a good story?"

9/14  Reading circles assign., unit goals (92), Academic and literary vocabulary

9/15  Narrative prompt (94), Unpack assessment/graphic organizer (140), HW- brainstorm narrative topics

9/16  Elements of Plot (95), Point of View (97-98)  HW- complete 3,4,5, Check Your Understanding