• Quarter 2

    Week of December 2nd

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    12/09

    • Review for Vocab/Lang Test
    • Prep for Scratic/Debate

     

    Tuesday

    12/10

    • Cumulative Vocab/Lang Test
     

    Wednesday

    12/11

    (block)

    • Socratic Seminar/Debate

     

    Thursday

    12/12

    (block)

     
    • Socratic Seminar/Debate
     

    Friday

    12/13

     

    • Semester Final Review Guide

     Semester Final Study Guide

     

    Week of December 2nd

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    12/02

    • Typing CHOICE Analysis Article
    • Submit Final Draft to turnitin.com by end of class period
    • Final Draft due to turnitin.com by Friday at 11:59pm

     CHOICE Analysis Article Brainstorming

    Tuesday

    12/03

    • Typing CHOICE Analysis Article
    • Submit Final Draft to turnitin.com by end of class period
    • Final Draft due to turnitin.com by Friday at 11:59pm

     CHOICE Analysis Article Brainstorming

    Wednesday

    12/04

    (block)

    • Film Study
    • Comparison Questions 

     Comparison Questions

    Thursday

    12/05

    (block)

     
    • Film Study
    • Comparison Questions 
     

    Friday

    12/06

     

    • Work on Socratic/Debate Prep
    • Study for Cummulative Vocab/Lang Test

     Vocab/Lang List 1

    Vocab/Lang List 2

     

    Week of November 25th 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    11/25

    (block)

    • Socratic Seminar Prep
    • Debate Prep (Honors ONLY)

    Debate/Socratic Seminar - 12/11-12

     The Odyssey Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet 

    Socratic Seminar RUBRIC

    Debate Prep Sheet

    Debate RUBRIC

    Tuesday

    11/26

    (block)

    • Socratic Seminar Prep
    • Debate Prep (Honors ONLY)

    Debate/Socratic Seminar - 12/11-12

    The Odyssey Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet 

    Socratic Seminar RUBRIC

    Debate Prep Sheet

    Debate RUBRIC

    Wednesday

    11/27

    • No School!

     

    Thursday

    11/28

     

     
    • No School
     

    Friday

    11/29

     

    • No School!

     

     

    Week of November 18th 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    11/18

    • The Odyssey Vocab/Lang. Quiz 2
     

     

    Tuesday

    11/19

    • Quick Write
    • Read The Odyssey - Land of the Dead
    • Brainstorm Analysis Article

     

     

    Wednesday

    11/20

    (block)

    • Intro Socratic Seminar/Debate Prep
    • Choose Analysis Article Topic
    • Brainstorming Analysis Article

    Analysis Article Due - 11/24 by 11:59pm

    Debate/Socratic Seminar - 12/11-12

    The Odyssey Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet 

    Brainstorming Sheet

    Thursday

    11/21

    (block)

     
    • Intro Socratic Seminar/Debate Prep
    • Choose Analysis Article Topic
    • Brainstorming Analysis Article

    Analysis Article Due - 12/07 by 11:59pm

    Debate/Socratic Seminar - 12/11-12

     The Odyssey Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet

     Brainstorming Sheet

    Friday

    11/22

     

    • Finish Analysis Article Brainstorming
    • Begin typing

    Analysis Article Due - 12/07 by 11:59pm

     

     

    Week of November 11th 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    11/11

    • No School! Veterans Day
     

     

    Tuesday

    11/12

     

     

    Wednesday

    11/13

    • Review Ethos/Pathos/Logos
    • Rhetorical Triangle 
     

    Thursday

    11/14

    (block)

     
    • Read The Odyssey - The Siren
    • Comprehension Check Questions
    • Read The Land of the Dead Graphic Novel
    • Brainstorming for analysis article
    • Study for Vocab/Lang Test (Monday)
     

     The Odyssey Vocab/Lang List 2

    Friday

    11/15

    (block)

    • Read The Odyssey - The Siren
    • Comprehension Check Questions
    • Read The Land of the Dead Graphic Novel
    • Brainstorming for analysis article
    • Study for Vocab/Lang Test (Monday)

    The Odyssey Vocab/Lang List 2

     

    Week of November 4th 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    11/04

     

     

    Tuesday

    11/05

     

     

    Wednesday

    11/06

    (block)

     

    Thursday

    11/07

    (block)

       

     

    Friday

    11/08

    • Finalize Group Article
    • Submit to turnitin.com by end of day (11:59pm)

     Analysis Article RUBRIC

     

    Week of October 28th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    10/28

    • Stay and Stray - Article Read 
     

     

    Tuesday

    10/29

    • The Odyssey - Cyclops
    • Discussion Questions - Hubris

     

     

    Wednesday

    10/30

    (block)

    • Present "I'm From"/Hero's Journey
    • Film - Cyclops
    • Halloween Writing Activity
     

    Thursday

    10/31

    (block)

     
    • Present "I'm From"/Hero's Journey
    • Film - Cyclops
    • Halloween Writing Activity
     

     

    Friday

    11/01

    • Vocab/Language Quiz 1

     Vocab/Lang List 1

     

    Week of October 21st

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    10/21

     

     

    Tuesday

    10/22

     

     

    Wednesday

    10/23

    (block)

     

    Thursday

    10/24

    (block)

       

     

    Friday

    10/25

     

     

    Week of October 14th 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    10/14

    • No School!
     

     

    Tuesday

    10/15

    • Welcome Back!
    • Review Class Expectations
    • MLA Formatting Scavenger hunt
    • Anticipation Guide (Cross the Line Activity)

     

     

    Wednesday

    10/16

    (block)

    • Utilizing MLA Formatting Cheat Sheet to correct errors in Q1 Final Paper
    • Add Work Cited Page
     

    Thursday

    09/26

    (block)

     
    • Utilizing MLA Formatting Cheat Sheet to correct errors in Q1 Final Paper
    • Add Work Cited Page

    Corrected Q1 Final Paper Due HARD COPY by tomorrow 

     

     

    Friday

    09/27

     

    Quarter 1

    Week of September 23rd 

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    09/23

    • Romeo and Juliet Socratic Seminar - Round 1 
     

    Socratic Seminar RUBRIC 

     

    Tuesday

    09/24

    • Romeo and Juliet Socratic Seminar - Round 2

     

    Socratic Seminar RUBRIC  

     

    Wednesday

    09/25

    (block)

    • FINAL Vocabulary/Language Test (Summative)

    Vocab/Lang List 1

    Vocab/Lang List 2

    Vocab/Lang List 3

    Thursday

    09/26

    (block)

     
    • FINAL Vocabulary/Language Test (Summative)
     

    Vocab/Lang List 1

    Vocab/Lang List 2

    Vocab/Lang List 3

    Friday

    09/27

    •  Final Romeo and Juliet writing activity 

     

     

    Week of September 16th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    09/16

    • Working on Timed Writing FINAL DRAFT

    Final Draft due on turnitin.com at 11:59pm Friday (9/20)

     

     

    Formal Essay Rubric

    Tuesday

    09/17

    • Working on Timed Writing FINAL DRAFT
    • Final Draft due on turnitin.com at 11:59pm Friday (9/20)
     

    Formal Essay Rubric

    Wednesday

    09/18

    (block)

    • Assigning partners for Socratic Seminar 
    • Work on Socratic Semainr Questions and Prep Sheet
    • Romeo and Juliet Final Test - Jeopardy Review

    Socratic Seminar on Monday (9/23) and Tuesday (9/24)

     Socratic Seminar RUBRIC

    Thursday

    09/19

    (block)

     
    • Assigning partners for Socratic Seminar 
    • Work on Socratic Semainr Questions and Prep Sheet
    • Romeo and Juliet Final Test - Jeopardy Review

    Socratic Seminar on Monday (9/23) and Tuesday (9/24)

     Socratic Seminar RUBRIC

    Friday

    09/20

    •  Romeo and Juliet Final Test

    Timed Writing due TONIGHT by 11:59pm

     

     

    Week of September 9th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    09/09

    • Quick Write
    • Romeo and Juliet Act 4
    • Romeo and Juliet Study Questions
     

     

    Tuesday

    09/10

    • Quick Write
    • Romeo and Juliet Act 5
    • Romeo and Juliet Study Questions
     

    Wednesday

    09/11

    (block)

    • Discuss Final Paper and Due Date (9/20 by 11:59pm)
    • Article(s) Read/Discussion
    • Watch Romeo and Juliet Film
    • Study for Vocab/Lang. Quiz
     Romeo and Juliet Final Test - Review Guide

    Thursday

    09/12

    (block)

     
    • Discuss Final Paper and Due Date (9/20 by 11:59pm)
    • Article(s) Read/Discussion
    • Watch Romeo and Juliet Film
    • Study for Vocab/Lang. Quiz
     Romeo and Juliet Final Test - Review Guide

    Friday

    09/13

    • Vocab/Language Quiz #3

     Vocab/Lang. Study Sheet

     

    Week of September 2nd

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    09/02

    • No School!
     

     

    Tuesday

    08/27

    • Quick Write 
    • Act 3 Scene 1
    • Ticket out the Door questions
     

    Wednesday

    08/28

    (block)

     

    Thursday

    08/29

    (block)

       

    Friday

    08/30

    •  Timed Writing Prompt: Many characters in Romeo and Juliet have foils. Compare two characters in the play and show their similarities and/or differences in personality and behavior

     

     

    Week of August 26th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    08/26

    • Quick Write
    • Act 1 Pop Quiz
    • Reading Act 2 Scenes 1 and 2 of Romeo and Juliet
     

     

    Tuesday

    08/27

     

    Wednesday

    08/28

    (block)

    • Reading Act 2 Scenes 3-6 of Romeo and Juliet
    • Act 2 Reading Questions
    • Time to study for Vocabulary/Language Quiz
     

    Thursday

    08/29

    (block)

    • Reading Act 2 Scenes 3-6 of Romeo and Juliet
    • Act 2 Reading Questions
    • Time to study for Vocabulary/Language Quiz
     

    Friday

    08/30

    • Vocabulary/Language Quiz 2

     Vocabulary/Lang. Study Guide

     

     

    Week of August 19th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    08/19

    • Quick Write
    • Read Act 1 Scene 3 of Romeo and Juliet
    • View Film(s)
    • Ticket Out the Door
     

     

    Tuesday

    08/20

    • Quick Write 
    • Time to work on Sonnet
     

    Wednesday

    08/21

    (block)

    Sonnet due today, by the end of class

     

    Thursday

    08/22

    (block)

     

    Friday

    08/23

    • Timed Writing Prompt: 

      What is Juliet’s relationship with the nurse, and how does this contrast with the relationship between Juliet and Lady Capulet?

     

     

    Week of August 12th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    08/12

    • Quick Write
    • Prologue to Romeo and Juliet
    • Introduce Sonnet Writing Assignment
     

     

    Tuesday

    08/13

    • Essential Question: What role does communication play in relationships and society?
    • Sign up for parts
    • Read Act 1 Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet
    • Ticket out the Door Questions
     

    Wednesday

    08/14

    (block)

    Sonnet Due - Next Block Day (8/21-22)

    Vocab/Fig. Lang Quiz - Friday (8/16)

    Thursday

    08/15

    (block)

    • Read Act 1 Scenes 2/3 of Romeo and Juliet
    • View Film 
    • Time to work on Sonnet 
    • Review for Vocab/Fig. Lang. Quiz
     

    Friday

    08/16

    • Vocabulary/Figurative Language Quiz 1

     

    •  

    Week of August 5th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    08/05

    • Pre-Reading Research PRESENTATIONS
     

     

    Tuesday

    08/06

    • Picture Day!
     

    Wednesday

    08/07

    (block)

     

    Thursday

    08/08

    (block)

     

    Friday

    08/09

     

    •  

    Week of July 29th

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    07/29

    • Beginning of Year Pretest Pt. 1
     

     

    Tuesday

    07/30

    • Beginning of Year Pretest Pt. 2
     

    Wednesday

    07/31

    • Quick Write
    • Begin Pre-Reading Research Projects
     Pre-Reading Research Project Instructions/Questions

    Thursday

    08/01

    • Continue Pre-Reading Research Projects
     

    Friday

    08/02

    • Finalize Pre-Reading Research Projects w/ partner
    • Prepare for Presentation

    Projects will be presented in class on Monday  8/5

     

    •  

    Week of July 22nd

    Date

    Class Activities 

    Class Homework/Assignments

    Monday

    07/22

    • Teacher Work Day - No Students
     

     

    Tuesday

    07/23

     

    Wednesday

    07/24

    • Quick Write
    • Article Read - Anxiety in Students
    • Article Response Questions/Discussion
     

    Thursday

    07/25

    • Activity - Cross the Line
    • Reflection Writing
     

    Friday

    07/26

    •  Timed Writing 

    Option 1:

    Look back at the list of statements read during the “Cross the Line” activity. Choose ONE statement that stood out to you, and explain why it stood out. Additionally, discuss what aspects of your life/environment/culture may have impacted your response to this particular statement.

    Option 2:

    Think back to the activity, overall. What were you thoughts? Additionally, discuss your thoughts on how this may have impacted the overall dynamic of this classroom.