•  *Block days are Thursday/Friday this week* 

    11/18: HW: Hard copy of typed Annotated Bibliography is due on BLOCK DAY Thurs/Fri 11/21-11/22 for peer editing 

    In Class: Draft Annotated Bibliography for 6 sources (Career Research Essay) 

     

    11/19:

    HW: Hard copy of typed Annotated Bibliography is due on BLOCK DAY Thurs/Fri 11/21-11/22 for peer editing 

    In Class: Draft Annotated Bibliography for 6 sources (Career Research Essay) 

     

     

    11/20:

    HW: Hard copy of typed Annotated Bibliography is due on BLOCK DAY Thurs/Fri 11/21-11/22 for peer editing 

    In Class: Draft Annotated Bibliography for 6 sources (Career Research Essay) 

     

     

    11/21-11/22: HW: 

    FINAL DRAFT of Annotated Bibliography is due in Turnitin.com on Sunday 11/24 (midnight) – NO HARD COPY DUE

     

    In Class: Peer edit Annotated Bibliography (you MUST have a hard copy to participate)- revise and submit Annotated Bibs to TIIC if possible

     


    11/12-11/13:

    HW: 6 printed sources + 6 completed CRAAP tests are due at the end of class on Thursday 11/14 

    In Class: Find 6 sources for your Career Research Essay + complete CRAAP Test

     

    11/14: DUE: 6 printed sources + 6 completed CRAAP tests are due at the end of class 

    In Class: Introduce Annotated Bibliography + show example + show outline , complete work on CRAAP testing 6 sources 

     

    11/15: 

    In Class: Begin outline for Annotated Bibliography (you must show completed outline prior to typing your annotated bib) 

     

     


    11/4: DUE: Syllabus Revision Form

    In Class: Collect Syllabus Revision Agreement Forms

    Introduce Career Research Essay

    Brainstorm Handout

     

    11/5-6: 

    In Class: Career Research with Librarian (Databases/Getting Started), Unit test on The Canterbury Tales 

     

    11/7:

    In Class: Read the The Wife of Bath's Tale + complete Reading Guide 

     

    11/8: 

    In Class: Create Perry Tales and present! 

     

     


    10/28: In Class: Continue storyboarding (FYI- Storyboards will be collected at the end of class on 11/1) 

     

    10/29-10/30:In Class: Continue storyboarding (FYI- Storyboards will be collected at the end of class on 11/1)

     

    10/31: In Class: Fall Fun! 

     

    11/1: In Class: Finish and submit our Canterbury Tales Storyboards

     

     


    10/21:In Class: Close Read opening stanza The Canterbury Tales 

     

    10/22-10/23:In Class: Introduce Canterbury Storyboarding- begin Storyboards

     

    10/24:In Class: Continue storyboarding 

     

    10/25: In Class: Continue storyboarding 

     


    10/15-10/16: IN CLASS: new seats, 2 truths 1 lie, Q2 Essential Questions/discussion, Canterbury Vocabulary squares/present squares

     

    10/17: IN CLASS: Teaching the class about background/historical information needed to understand The Canterbury Tales 

     

    10/18: IN CLASS: Notes: Introducing The Canterbury Tales 

     


     

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    Week 10

     

    9/23: HW: Bring SHOW AND TELL item to class on block day 

    In Class: Prepare for midterm

     

    9/24-9/25: DUE: SHOW AND TELL ITEM (bring an item to class to help us get to know YOU better) 

    In Class: Brainstorming withe midterm prompts, Show and Tell

     

    9/26:

    In Class: Create 1st draft of midterm essay 

     

    9/27:

    In Class: Create FINAL draft of midterm essay 

     


    Week 9

     

    9/16:HW: 

    Second HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/17 or 9/18

    FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    In Class: Sharing drafts with the class- continue to draft, sign graduation gowns 

     

    9/17-9/18:

    DUE: HARD COPY of 2nd draft of college app essay 

    HW: FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    In Class: College Admissions Activity, drafting time 

     

    9/19: In Class: Time management warm-up, drafting time 

     

    9/20: DUE: FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    In Class: Drafting time, sharing time 

     

     


     Week 8

    9/9: IN CLASS: Sample College Application Essays, Selecting a prompt 

     

    9/10:HW: 

    First HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/12 or 9/13

    Second HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/17 or 9/18

    FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    IN CLASS: Drafting time for College Application Essays 

     

    9/11:

    HW: 

    First HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/12 or 9/13

    Second HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/17 or 9/18

    FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    IN CLASS: Read/Annotate/Respond to "Tips...", Drafting time for College Application Essays 

     

    9/12-9/13: DUE: First draft of College Application Essay 

    HW: 

    Second HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/17 or 9/18

    FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

    IN CLASS: Peer Editing College Application Essays 

     

     


    Week 7

    9/2: NO SCHOOL

     

    9/3-9/4: In Class: Grammar WU, Writing Brainstorm, hooks + practicing hooks 

     

    9/5: In Class: Dialogue + practicing dialogue, Conclusions + practicing conclusions 

     

    9/6: HW: 

    First HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/12 or 9/13

    Second HARD COPY draft of college app essay due block day 9/17 or 9/18

    FINAL DRAFT of college app essay due in TIIC by midnight on FRIDAY 9/20

     

    In Class: Introduce the College Application Essay (notes), preview assignment packet 

     


    Week 6

    8/26: HW: Finish Socratic Seminar worksheet if you did not complete during class 

     In Class: Beowulf Socratic Seminar prep questions 

     

    8/27-8/28: DUE: Beowulf Socratic Seminar Worksheet

    In Class: Prep/host a Socratic Seminar reflecting on Beowulf, self-reflection and grading our participation in discussion 

     

    8/29: In Class: Timed Write "Success in Beowulf"

     

    8/30: In Class: Character Maps- comparing Beowulf to a modern hero 

     


    Week 5

    8/19: HW: 

    First draft of RAFT Essay due FRIDAY 8/23 For peer editing

    (bring your guidelines packet every day this week)

     

    Final draft of RAFT Essay due in TIIC SUNDAY 8/25

     

    In Class: Introduce RAFT/ Beowulf Essay assignment 

     

    8/20-8/21: In Class: Draft RAFT/ Beowulf Essay assignment

     

    8/22: In Class: Draft RAFT/ Beowulf Essay assignment

     

    8/23: DUE: First draft of RAFT Essay (hard copy OR electronic copy) 

     

    In Class: Peer edit RAFT/Beowulf Essay 

     

     


    Week 4

    8/12: Picture Day!

    8/13: In Class: Continue reading Beowulf and adding to our notes 

    8/14: In Class: Continue reading Beowulf and adding to our notes 

    8/15-8/16: In Class: Finish reading Beowulf and adding to our notes 


    Week 3

    8/5: In Class: Vocabulary/ Pre-reading Beowulf

     

    8/6-8/7: In Class: Notes (Integrating Quotes), Beowulf notes + begin reading

     

    8/8: In Class: Beowulf notes + reading

     

    8/9: Beowulf notes + reading


    Week 2

    7/29: HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit 8/2

    DUE: COMP BOOK

    In Class:

    • Writing Resource Packet
    • Sample Essay from LAST YEAR
    • Back to Basics (structure, integrating quotes)

    7/30-7/31: HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit 8/2

    In Class: ELA Baseline Preassessment, College Vs. No College source packet

     

    8/1: HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit 8/2

    In Class: College Vs. No College prewrite

     

    8/2: DUE: Gifted Letter Extra Credit 8/2

    In Class: College Vs. No College paragraph

     


     

    Week 1

    7/23 (traditional): HW: Dreamboard due THURSDAY 7/25 for presenting

                                 HW: Syllabus Signature Page due 7/26

                                 HW: Bring Composition Book to class on 7/29 (to use for this class only)

                                 HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit due 8/2

     

    In Class: Introductions,Syllabus, Assign Dreamboard, Assign Gifted Letter, Assign Composition Book

     

     

     

     

    7/24 (Traditional):

                                 HW: Dreamboard due THURSDAY 7/25 for presenting

                                 HW: Syllabus Signature Page due 7/26

                                 HW: Bring Composition Book to class on 7/29 (to use for this class only)

                                 HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit due 8/2

     

     

     

    In Class:  class website, turnitin.com, buckelt list, name game

     

                                

     

    7/25(traditional):                 DUE: Dreamboard

     

                                 HW: Syllabus Signature Page due 7/26

                                 HW: Bring Composition Book to class on 7/29 (to use for this class only)

                                 HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit due 8/2

                                             

     

     

    In Class: Presentation skills, begin presenting Dreamboards

     

     

     

    7/26(traditional): DUE: Syllabus Signature Page and class added in turnitin.com

     

                                 HW: Bring Composition Book to class on 7/29 (to use for this class only)

                                 HW: Gifted Letter Extra Credit 8/2

     

    In Class: Finish presenting Dreamboard, display work on wall, name game