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    2/17: No School 

     

    2/18-2/19: DUE: Modern Day Genocide Presentations and Packets due today! 

    In Class: 

    Assign Modern Day Genocide Essay (due in Turnitin.com by midnight on 2/27) – we will have some drafting time, but this essay is mostly HW

    5 minutes to meet with MDG groups to make sure you know how your want your presentation to go…

    Begin presenting on Modern Day Genocide (before presenting, each group member must submit their MDG packet)

     

    2/20: 

    HW: Modern Day Genocide Essay due in TIIC by midnight on THURSDAY 2/27

    In Class:

    Independent Read of Night Section 3 pages 47-65

     

    2/21: 

    HW: Modern Day Genocide Essay due in TIIC by midnight on THURSDAY 2/27

    In Class:

    Independent Read of Night Section pages 66-84

     

     


    2/10: HW:Typed MLA formatted Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph of the “I Have a Dream” speech due in Turnitin.com by midnight on Thursday 2/13

    In Class: Read/View the MLK "I Have a Dream" speech and begin writing Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph

     

    2/11-2/12: HW:Typed MLA formatted Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph of the “I Have a Dream” speech due in Turnitin.com by midnight on Thursday 2/13

    HW: Modern Day Genocide Presentations will begin on Block Day 2/18-2/19- NO OTHER CLASS TIME WILL BE GIVEN TO THIS PROJECT

    In Class: Library Visit, Introduce the Modern Genocide project and make progress with your group/topic 

     

    2/13:DUE:Typed MLA formatted Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph of the “I Have a Dream” speech due in Turnitin.com by midnight on Thursday 2/13

    HW: Modern Day Genocide Presentations will begin on Block Day 2/18-2/19- NO OTHER CLASS TIME WILL BE GIVEN TO THIS PROJECT 

     

    In Class:Read Night pages 23-46 + answer Reading Guide questions for section 2 

     

    2/14: HW:Typed MLA formatted Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph of the “I Have a Dream” speech due in Turnitin.com by midnight on Thursday 2/13

    HW: Modern Day Genocide Presentations will begin on Block Day 2/18-2/19- NO OTHER CLASS TIME WILL BE GIVEN TO THIS PROJECT

     

    In Class: Valentine's Day Poetry Party! 

     

     


    2/3: DUE: Permission Slip for Library Visit 

    In Class: First Read of "The Perils of Indifference" 

     

    2/4-2/5: In Class: Read Preface- page 23 of Night (and complete Reading Guide Questions for this section of reading), Analysis of Holocaust Poetry 

     

    2/6: HW: Study for Night Vocab Quiz 

    In Class: Complete SPACE CAT Rhetorical Analysis for "The Perils of Indifference" 

     

    2/7: In Class: Finalize and submit Rhetorical Analysis work on "The Perils of Indifference", Quiz on Night Vocabulary words 


    1/27: In Class: Background to Night, pyramid of hate 

     

    1/28-1/29: HW: Symbols due Friday 1/31 for presenting 

    In Class: View Oprah and Elie Interview and create Symbols 

     

    1/30: HW: Symbols due Friday 1/31 for presenting 

    In Class: Night Anticipation Guide and Vocabulary 

     

    1/31: DUE: Symbols

    In Class: Present symbols and place on wall 

     


    1/20:mlk

     

    1/21-1/22:

    (finish up presentations as needed)

    -Rhetoric Notes

    -Define Rhetorical Strategies/submit

    -SPACECATS introduction (no notes required)

    -SPACECATS + Superbowl ads

     

    1/23:

    -Groups: Read “Don’t Blame the Eater” and complete the SPACECATS worksheet TOGETHER

    -Whole Class: Review answers

     

    1/24: 

    -Read through Rhetorical Analysis Paragraph instructions (understanding the process of analysis, and the desired outcome)

    -Groups: Use your SPACECATS worksheet to help you craft a rhetorical analysis paragraph

    (1 paragraph per group- make sure all of your names are in an MLA heading)

    -Whole Class: Present paragraphs


    1/13:

    HW: Q2 Read Group Poster due 1/16

    In Class: Continue to work on Q2 Reading Posters in groups  

     

    1/14-1/15: 

    HW: Q2 Read Group Poster due 1/16

    In Class: Continue to work on Q2 Reading Posters in groups  

     

    1/16: DUE: Q2 Read Group Posters! 

    In Class: Audience expectations, begin presentations

     

    1/17: 

    In Class: Continue presentations 


    Q3 Begins!

    1/7-1/8:

    DUE: Annotated Q2 Book

    HW: Submit Q2 Read Critical Reading Chart to turnitin.com by midnight on Wednesday 1/8

    In Class: Registration Presentation and Paperwork, self-score annotations, take Q2 Read test 

     

    1/9: 

    HW: Q2 Read Group Poster due 1/16

    In Class: Introduce Q2 Reading Poster Assignment and form groups/brainstorm

     

    1/10: 

    1/9: 

    HW: Q2 Read Group Poster due 1/16

    In Class: Continue to work on Q2 Reading Posters in groups  

     

     

     

     


    Start reviewing important concepts that will appear on your Q2 final exam NOW! (take notes/read through the presentations below):

    Grammar Review for Q2 Final Exam

    Rhetorical Choices Review for Q2 Final Exam

     


    12/16: (Traditional Bell Schedule- go to all class periods) 

    In Class: Take notes to prepare for the Q2 Final Exam

     

    12/17:(Traditional Bell Schedule- go to all class periods) 

    In Class: Take notes to prepare for the Q2 Final Exam 

     

    12/18-12/19 (Block/Early Release Days- 12/18=Periods 1,3,5 and 12/19= Periods 2,4,6) 

    In Class: Take Q2 Final Exam 

     


    12/9: HW: Create your NOTECARD for the Greek Mythology/Odyssey Unit Exam (TEST Thursday 12/12) 

    In Class: Prepare for the Mythology/Odyssey Unit Exam

     

    12/10-12/11:HW: Create your NOTECARD for the Greek Mythology/Odyssey Unit Exam (TEST Thursday 12/12) 

    In Class:Study Materials:

    Hercules Myth Story  

    Trojan War Summary

    Hero Journey and Epic Hero Traits Notes

    Intro to Greek Mythology

    Mythology Family Tree

    The Odyssey in film 

     

    12/12: DUE: Notecard for the Mythology/Odyssey Unit Exam

    In Class: Take the Mythology/Odyssey Unit Exam

     

    12/13:

    In Class: Begin preparing for the Sem 1 Final Exam 

     

     


    12/2: HW: 

    1. Collect and bring ALL OF YOUR HERO ARTICLES to class on BLOCK DAY (including the SOURCE you used on each article)

    2. ALL ODYSSEY NOTES DUE at the beginning of BLOCK DAY

     

    In Class: Whole class read (finish reading The Odyssey), time to catch up on notes 

     

    12/3-12/4: DUE: All Odyssey Notes

     

    In Class: Review Argument Essentials, Introduce Hero Trait Argumentative Essay, Draft Prewrite 

     

    12/5: HW: Final Draft of Hero Trait Essay due in TIIC by midnight on 12/6 

     

    In Class: Time Write: First draft of Hero Trait Essay 

     

    12/6: HW: Final Draft of Hero Trait Essay due in TIIC by midnight TONIGHT 

    In Class: Peer Edit and Revise Hero Trait Drafts 

     


    All days this week follow the TRADITIONAL BELL SCHEDULE: 

     

    11/25: DUE: Hero Article #3, CRAAP test worksheet, annotated source 

    In Class: Read Part 2 of The Odyssey + Book Summary Notes 

     

    11/26:  

    In Class: Read Part 2 of The Odyssey + quiz 

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    *Block days will fall on Thursday/Friday this week* 

    11/18: HW: Hero Article #3 (Hero of Past) due TIIC Sunday 11/24, Hard Copies on Monday 11/25

    In Class: Read and take 2 sets of Book Summary Chart notes on pages 562-564- “Sailing from Troy” and “The Lotus Eaters” , Quiz on reading at end of class

     

    11/19: HW: Hero Article #3 (Hero of Past) due TIIC Sunday 11/24, Hard Copies on Monday 11/25

    In Class: Read and take 1 set of Book Summary Chart notes on pages 564-576 - “The Cyclops”, Quiz on reading at end of class

     

    11/20: HW: Hero Article #3 (Hero of Past) due TIIC Sunday 11/24, Hard Copies on Monday 11/25

    In Class:Read and take 2 sets of Book Summary Chart notes on pages 576-583 - “The Land of the Dead” & “The Sirens”, Quiz on reading at end of class

     

    11/21-11/22: HW: Hero Article #3 (Hero of Past) due TIIC Sunday 11/24, Hard Copies on Monday 11/25

    In Class: Read and take 2 sets of Book Summary Chart notes on pages 583-589 - “Scylla and Charybdis” & “The Cattle of the Sun God”, Quiz on reading, viewing clips from The Odyssey film to compare the representation of the Odysseus' journey as a hero 

     


     11/12-11/13: HW: 

    Hero Article (military/humanitarian) #2 due TIIC 11/14

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/15

     

    In Class: Read "The Most Dangerous Game" + analyze for hero journey stages 

     

     

    11/14: HW: 

    Hero Article (military/humanitarian) #2 due TIIC 11/14

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/15

     

    In Class: Reading comprehension test for "The Most Dangerous Game" 

     

     

    11/15: DUE: 

    Hero Article (military/humanitarian) #2 due TIIC 11/14

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/15

     

    In Class: Read Book 1 from The Odyssey + summary chart of notes 


    11/4:DUE: Bring Q2 Independent Read Novel to class 

    HW: Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7, HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    In Class: Read "Hercules" + notes, Analyze art 

     

    11/5-6:HW: Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7, HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    **FYI: Please bring your Q2  Read Novel to class on THURSDAY (we will have a quiet reading day on 11/7)

    In Class: Compare text/art/film clips of Hercules (complete and submit comparison chart) 

     

    11/7:HW: Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7, HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    In Class: Q2 Quiet Reading/Annotating Day  

     

    11/8: DUE: HW: Hero Article #1 (CRAAP worksheet, Annotated Source, Typed Article) 

     In Class: Background notes for The Odyssey

     

     


     10/28: HW: Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7, HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    In Class: Introduce Weekly Hero Article Assignment

    Review expectations for CRAAP test and paragraph

    Show Example

     

    10/29-10/30: 

    HW: Read about Trojan Heroes and fill out/submit notes in TIIC 11/1

    Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    In Class: Directions for reading stories about Trojan War Heroes :Trojan Heroes Stories To Read - fill out the Notes Chart for Heroes Stories  Google Docs Version of Hero Notes (Notes due in turnitin.com FRIDAY 11/1)

    Hero Journey Notes

     

    10/31: 

    HW: Read about Trojan Heroes and fill out/submit notes in TIIC 11/1

    Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    In Class: Fall fun! 

     

    11/1: 

    HW: Read about Trojan Heroes and fill out/submit notes in TIIC 11/1

    Hero Article #1 due TIIC 11/7

    HARD COPY DUE Friday 11/8

    BRING Q2 Read novel to class on 11/4 (MONDAY) 

    In Class:  Trojan War Comics (Trojan War Summary Link to finish comics from home)

     

     


    10/21:HW: Myth Story Chart (due in turnitin.com by midnight on SUNDAY 10/27)

    In Class: Introduce Q2 Reading Assignment  Introduce God Poster Project (partner up and select gods) 

     

    10/22: HW: Myth Story Chart (due in turnitin.com by midnight on SUNDAY 10/27)

    In Class: Database Instructions, Works Cited page reminder, work time for God Poster 

     

    10/24:DUE: Come to class ready to select your Q2 Read Novel! 

    HW: God Poster + Works Cited Page due FRIDAY 10/25 

    In Class: Final work day for God Poster, select Q2 Read Novel

     

    10/25: HW: Myth Story Chart (due in turnitin.com by midnight on SUNDAY 10/27)

    In Class: Present God Posters and take notes 

     


    10/15-10/16:

    IN CLASS:  new seats,  2 truths and 1 lie, Mythology Notes, finish filling in the blanks for Mythology Vocabulary 

     

    10/17:

    IN CLASS: Introduce Myth Story Chart (due in turnitin.com by midnight on SUNDAY 10/27)

    Google Docs Link to Chart: Myth Stories Chart for Google Docs

    - this chart will help you take notes on the following stories:

    Persephone

    Filling out Zues and the Creation of Manking TOGETHER in class today! 

     

    10/18: HW: Myth Story Chart (due in turnitin.com by midnight on SUNDAY 10/27)

    IN CLASS: Myth family tree notes 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


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    Week 10

    9/23: HW: Children's Book due HARD COPY on Thursday 9/26 

    In Class: Draft Children's Book 

     

    9/24-9/25:

    HW: Children's Book due HARD COPY on Thursday 9/26 

    In Class: Draft Children's Book 

     

     

     

    9/26:

    DUE: Children's Book

    In Class: Share Children's Book 

     

    9/27: 

    In Class: Share Children's Book 

     


    Week 9

    9/16: In Class: WWH paragraphs and first read of "Helen on 86th Street"

     

    9/17-9/18: In Class: TSIFTT WWH response for "Helen on 86th Street"

     

    9/19: In Class: TSIFTT WWH response for The Gift of the Magi

     

    9/20: In Class: Introduce Children's Book due in class hard copy on 9/26

     

     

     


    Week 8

    9/9:In Class: Continue delivering speeches (Reminder: this is your midterm- come to class ready to go!)

     

    9/10: In Class: Finish delivering speeches (Reminder: this is your midterm- come to class ready to go!)

     

    9/11: In Class: Socratic Seminar Prep (for TKAM discussion) 

     

    9/12-9/13 (BLOCK DAYS/ASSEMBLY SCHEDULE FRIDAY): In Class: TKAM Socratic Seminar 

     

     


    Week 7

    9/2: NO SCHOOL

     

    9/3-9/4: HW: Bring a completed draft of your You Be Atticus speech/closing arguments to class (HARD COPY) on THURSDAY 9/5

    In Class: Continue drafting “You Be Atticus” closing arguments

     

    9/5: DUE: First completed draft of "You Be Atticus" closing arguments

    HW:

    You Be Atticus (Your own closing arguments) due in turnitin.com by midnight on THURSDAY 9/5- Assignment due HARD COPY in class on FRIDAY 9/6 (you need to print and bring 2 hard copies- one for me to grade and one for you to read from)

    In Class: Practice delivering speeches

     

    9/6: DUE You Be Atticus (Your own closing arguments) due in turnitin.com by midnight on THURSDAY 9/5- Assignment due HARD COPY in class on FRIDAY 9/6 (you need to print and bring 2 hard copies- one for me to grade and one for you to read from)

     

    In Class: Begin delivering speeches (Reminder: this is your midterm- come to class ready to go!)

     

     


    Week 6

    8/26: DUE: First draft of Myth Journey Essay (HARD COPY) 

    HW: Submit final draft of Myth Journey Essay to tiic 8/26

    In Class: Peer/Self edit of Myth Journey Essay 

     

    8/27-8/28: 

    In Class: 

    • Notes: Ethos, Pathos, Logos
    • SELL’EM Notes
    • Close read Atticus’ closing argument with SELL’EM (finish your analysis of the closing argument if you do not finish in class today) 

     

    8/29:

    HW:

    You Be Atticus (Your own closing arguments) due in turnitin.com by midnight on THURSDAY 9/5- Assignment due HARD COPY in class on FRIDAY 9/6 (you need to print and bring 2 hard copies- one for me to grade and one for you to read from)

    BYOT TOMORROW FOR DRAFTING

    In Class: 

    • Introduce “You Be Atticus” and rubric (this is your MIDTERM)/Prewrite

     

    8/30: 

    HW:

    You Be Atticus (Your own closing arguments) due in turnitin.com by midnight on THURSDAY 9/5- Assignment due HARD COPY in class on FRIDAY 9/6 (you need to print and bring 2 hard copies- one for me to grade and one for you to read from)

    In Class: 

    • Continue drafting “You Be Atticus” closing arguments

    Week 5

    8/19:

    HW: Bring first FULL draft of Myth Journey Essay to class on Monday 8/26 for peer editing (you will submit this draft your entire packet for prewriting/peer editing points on 8/27-8/28)

    HW: Submit final draft of Myth Journey Essay to tiic 8/26

    In Class: Myth Journey Notes, Myth Journey Essay packet, Myth Journey in To Kill a Mockingbird

     

    8/20-8/21: In Class: Analyze Myth Journey in To Kill a Mockingbird film adaptation

     

    8/22:  In Class: Analyze Myth Journey in To Kill a Mockingbird film adaptation

     

    8/23: In Class: Drafting day for Myth Journey Essay 

     


    Week 4

    8/12: Picture Day

     

    8/13: In Class: Begin Synthesis Essay

     

    8/14: Practice Paragraph/Synthesis Essay 

     

    HW: TKAM Annotated Bib 8/14, TKAM Dialectical Journal 8/15

     

    8/15-8/16: TKAM TEST TODAY! 

     


    Week 3

    8/5: DUE: Inspirational Quote Card

    HW: Bring materials for TKAM reading/project to class on block day and Thursday

    In Class:

    • Time to add as much as you can to the Lit Terms Chart + Submit
    • Start presenting Inspirational Quote Cards (staple on wall)

     

    8/6-8/7: DUE: TKAM materials needed to make progress on TKAM project

    In Class: Grammar WU

    Finish Presenting Inspirational Quote Cards

    Work day for TKAM 

     

    8/8: DUE: TKAM materials needed to make progress on TKAM project

    In Class:Work day for TKAM 

     

    8/9: HW: TKAM Project Part 1 and 2

    In Class: Essay Writing Essentials (notes/SEE sets)

     


    Week 2

    7/29: Due: Composition Book

    HW: Bring TKAM materials on BLOCK DAY

    HW: Printed Q1 Literary Elements Chart  (due 8/1)

    In Class: Inspirational Quote Assignment due 8/5 , tone and theme notes

     

    7/30-7/31: HW: Inspirational Quote Assignment due 8/5

    HW: Printed Q1 Literary Elements Chart  (due 8/1)

    In Class: ELA Baseline Preassessment, TKAM work day

     

    8/1: DUE: PRINTED Q1 Literary Elements Chart 

    HW: Inspirational Quote Assignment due 8/, keep working on TKAM project 

    In Class: Define lit terms, first read of "Rules of the Game"

     

     

    8/2: HW: Inspirational Quote Assignment due 8/, keep working on TKAM project 

    In Class: fill out lit elements chart for "Rules of the Game"

     

     


    Week 1

     

    7/23 (traditional): HW: Letter to Self, Syllabus Signature (BOTH due FRIDAY 7/26)

     

    In Class: Syllabus, Introductions, Letter to Self

     

     

     

    7/24 (traditional):

    DUE: Printed Q1 Literary Elements Chart  (due 8/1)

    HW: Letter to Self, Syllabus Signature (due FRIDAY 7/26)

    HW: Create account/add class in turnitin.com (see tab on my class website for help- due MONDAY 7/29)

    HW: Composition Book for Class (due 7/29)

     In Class: Mrs. Barth's website, printing plans for Q1 Literary Elements Chart , turnitin.com example

     

    7/25 (traditional):

    HW: Printed Q1 Literary Elements Chart  (due 8/1)

    HW: Letter to Self, Syllabus Signature (due FRIDAY 7/26)

    HW: Create account/add class in turnitin.com (see tab on my class website for help- due MONDAY 7/29)

    HW: Composition Book for Class (due 7/29)

     

    In Class: Agendas, review all homework assignments, CRAAP Testing Lecture

     

     

     

    7/26 (traditional): DUE: Letter to Self, Syllabus Signature

    HW: Printed Q1 Literary Elements Chart  (due 8/1)

    HW: Create account/add class in turnitin.com (see tab on my class website for help- due MONDAY 7/29)

    HW: Composition Book for Class (due 7/29)

     

    In Class:Submit Letter to Selft and Syllabus Signature, log-in to school computers, CRAAP Test Example