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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