• December 2-6

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 11/29/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Prose Timed Write Analysis and prep for in-class essay
    • Questions about Major Lit Analysis Power Point? 

    HWK:  Email your Major Lit Analysis Power Point by 11:59 P.M. tonight.  Must be the actual Power Point or a link from Google Docs that does not require permission to open or it will be marked late!

    Finish reading The Stranger by by Friday for your timed write

     

    Tuesday:

    • Homework check: Emailed Major Lit Analysis Power Point
    • Finish writing the exemplary example for your Prose Timed Write in class

    HWK: Be sure to check out the sample AP Multiple Choice Practice questions on AP College Board in preparation for your up-coming AP Multiple Choice Final Exam :)

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • First three Power Point Presentations for the Major Lit Analysis
    • Peers take notes
    • Note: if you are absent during a presentation day, you MUST contact the groups presenting to take notes while you are absent

    HWK: First set of Major Lit Presentations notes due Friday! 

     

    Friday:

    • Homework check: First set of notes from the Major Lit Analysis Power Point Presentations
    • Final Timed Write for The Stranger - with a partner or by yourself only

    HWK: Bring The Stranger on Monday to return to the library :)

    Presentation submitted to Mrs. Patterson via email by 11:59 P.M. Monday, December 2nd!

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  • November 25-29

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 11/22/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Final day in class to work on the research paper

    HWK: Research Paper due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. tonight and hard copy brought to class tomorrow

    Read the rest of Part II of The Stranger - chapters 1-3 by tomorrow!

     

    Tuesday:

    • Homework check: Research Paper submitted online and on time and hard copy brought to class
    • Class discussion on The Stranger Part II chapters 1-3
    • Class time to work on the Major Lit Analysis Power Point Presentation

    HWK: Finish reading The Stranger by next Friday!

     

    Wednesday:

    • Thanksgiving Weekend - No School!  :) 

    Thursday:

    • Happy Turkey Day! Enjoy time with friends and family :)

     

    Friday:

    • Thanksgiving Weekend - No School!  :) 

    HWK: Power Point Presentation for your Major Lit Analysis emailed to Mrs. Patterson Monday by 11:59 P.M.!

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  • November 18-22

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 11/15/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework check: Completed online AP MC practice test and reflection sheet
    • The Stranger Part I chapters 1-4 class discussion 
    • Class time to work on research paper

    HWK: Read the rest of Part I of The Stranger - chapters 5-6 by block day this week

     

    Tuesday:

    • Introduction to 3rd poem for group TP-COASTT
    • Write your TP-COASTT in class

    HWK: TP-COASTT due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. tonight

    Read the rest of Part I of The Stranger - chapters 5-6 by block day this week

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Homework check: TP-COASTT submitted online and hard copy brought to class
    • Share TP-COASTT and complete the timed write
    • Class discussion on chapters 5-6 of The Stranger

    HWK: Read The Stranger Part II chapters 1-3 by Tuesday

    Final Research Paper due to turnitin.com by Monday night at 11:59 P.M.

    Presentation submitted to Mrs. Patterson in class on Tuesday

     

    Friday:

    • Class discussion of The Stranger Part I chapters 5-6

    HWK: Read The Stranger chapters 3-4 Part I by Monday

    Final Research Paper due to turnitin.com by Monday night at 11:59 P.M.

    Presentation submitted to Mrs. Patterson via email by 11:59 P.M. Monday, December 2nd!

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  • November 11-15

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 11/8/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Veteran's Day - No School

    HWK: College-Level vocabulary assignment due Tuesday by 11:59 P.M. to turnitin.com

    Be sure to print your TP-COASTT and bring it to class tomorrow - one for each member in your group.

     

    Tuesday:

    • Homework check: TP-COASTT on "The Century Quilt" submitted online and hard copy brought to class
    • Timed write on "The Century Quilt" in groups
    • Pick up The Stranger from the library
    • Next set of assigned AP Multiple Choice questions online

    HWK: College-Level vocabulary assignment tonight by 11:59 P.M. to turnitin.com and hard copy brought to class tomorrow.  

    Read The Stranger chapters 1-2 of Part I by Friday

    AP Multiple Choice Questions due Monday along with reflection sheet

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Homework check: College-level vocabulary submitted online and hard copy brought to class
    • Share vocabulary with peers
    • Silent Discussion on themes of The Stranger
    • Read and discuss "The Myth of Sisyphus"

    HWK: Read The Stranger chapters 1-2 of Part I by Friday

    AP Multiple Choice Questions due Monday along with reflection sheet

     

    Friday:

    • Homework check: AP Multiple Choice Question completed online and reflection sheet
    • Notes on Albert Camus and The Stranger

    HWK: Read The Stranger chapters 3-4 Part I by Monday

    Research paper due Tuesday, November 26th!  

    AP Multiple Choice Questions due Monday along with reflection sheet

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  • November 4-8

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 10/31/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework Check: Printed first two paragraphs of your research paper
    • Introduction to AP College Board practice Multiple Choice Tests
    • Choose the next 10 words for your college-level vocabulary assignment
    • Work on research paper/presentation/scholarships/college-level vocab

    HWK: College-Level vocabulary assignment due next Tuesday by 11:59 P.M. to turnitin.com

     

    Tuesday:

    • Take practice AP College Board Multiple Choice Test online in class

    HWK: College-Level vocabulary assignment due next Tuesday by 11:59 P.M. to turnitin.com

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Reflect on AP MC Test an discuss
    • Finish writing class timed write for "Not My Best Side"

    HWK: Work on college-level vocabulary

     

    Friday:

    • TP-COASTT for "The Century Quilt" poem in groups

    HWK: TP-COASTT due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. tonight! Bring a hard copy to class on Tuesday!

    College-Level vocabulary assignment due next Tuesday by 11:59 P.M. to turnitin.com

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  • October 28-November 1

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 10/24/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework Check: Annotations and questions for Part III of Metamorphosis
    • Continue Jigsaw and begin TP-COASTT in your groups

    HWK: 1st 2 paragraphs of your research paper due Monday!

     

    Tuesday:

    • Finish TP-COASTT in groups

    HWK: TP-COASTT due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. tonight and bring a copy for everyone block day!

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Homework Check: TP-COASTT submitted online and copies brought to class
    • Switch groups to share your TP-COASTT and make notations of new view points

    HWK: Self-reflection paragraph: What did you find helpful about this activity and what could be modified?

     

    Friday:

    • Finish writing the first 2 paragraphs of your research paper!

    HWK: 1st 2 paragraphs of your research paper due Monday!

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  • October 21-25

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 10/18/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework Check: Annotations and questions for Part I of Metamorphosis
    • Work on Research Paper
    • Work on College-level vocab

    HWK: College-level vocab due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. tonight and hard copy brought to class tomorrow

    Read and annotate Part II of Metamorphosis by block day this week

     

    Tuesday:

    • Homework Check: College-level vocab and share with peers
    • Work on Research Paper
    • Read and annotate Metamorphosis Part II

    HWK: Read and annotate Metamorphosis Part II by block day this week

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Homework Check: Metamorphosis Part II and discuss
    • Notes on existentialism and relation to Metamorphosis
    • Introduction to "Not My Best Side" poem

    HWK: Questions for poem due Friday

    Read and annotate Metamorphosis Part III by Monday

     

    Friday:

    • Homework check: Questions for "Not My Best Side"
    • Jigsaw for TP-COASTT - Groups teach and take notes

    HWK: Read and annotate Metamorphosis Part III by Monday

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  • October 14-18

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 10/14/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Fall Break - No School :)

    HWK: Complete the reading for your Major Literary Analysis

     Tuesday:

    • Introduction to Quarter One Calendar
    • Introduction to college-level vocabulary assignment

    HWK: 10 Verbs due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. Monday and hard copy brought to class on Tuesday 

     Wednesday:

    • PSAT - Grades 9-11
    • Seniors are in the cafeteria this morning working on scholarships

    HWK: 10 Verbs due to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. Monday and hard copy brought to class on Tuesday 

     Thursday/Friday:

    • Introduction to Kafka/Metamorphosis
    • Feedback from Research Paper Outlines
    • Introduction to research paper - due dates, rubrics, timeline, presentations

    HWK: Read and annotate Part I of Metamorphosis by Monday

    First 2 paragraphs of your research paper due Tuesday, November 4th 

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  • September 23-27

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 9/20/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework Check: Completed thesis if not already approved
    • Discuss all three novels in preparation for your timed write
    • Introduction to outline
    • Work on outline in groups

    HWK: Typed outline due Thursday to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. and hard copy brought to class

     Tuesday:

    • Work on outline in groups

    HWK: Typed outline due Thursday to turnitin.com by 11:59 P.M. and hard copy brought to class

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Final Timed Write (individual, groups, or in pairs)
    • Finish outline in groups and submit to turnitin.com

    HWK: Bring Brave New World to class Friday and bring a hard copy of typed outline to class Friday

     Friday:

    • Homework check: printed outline
    • Return Brave New World

    HWK: Have a wonderful, restful Fall Break and see you Tuesday, October 15th!  :)

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  • September 16-20

    Posted by Kristin Patterson on 9/13/2019

    Dear Students and Parents - Please check the Quarter Links section of my website located under the Blog Link to view and download essential handouts, Power Point notes, Quarter Calendars, and more!   If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to email me at patterson.kristin@cusd80.com.  Emails will be returned within 24 hours except on breaks and during the summer.

    Monday:

    • Homework Check: 2nd set of AP Lit Terms submitted online and printed for class
    • Class discussion for Brave New World chapters 13-15

    HWK: Read Brave New World chapters 16-18 by this Friday!

    Thesis due by this Friday for your Major Lit Analysis Research Paper

     

    Tuesday:

    • AP Multiple Choice Practice (part 5 of 5)
    • Work on Thesis Statement

    HWK: Read Brave New World chapters 16-18 by this Friday!

    Thesis due by this Friday for your Major Lit Analysis Research Paper

     

     Wednesday/Thursday:

    • Introduction to AP Prose Timed Write
    • In groups, write your first AP Prose Timed Write response

    HWK: Read Brave New World chapters 16-18 by this Friday!

    Thesis due by this Friday for your Major Lit Analysis Research Paper

     

    Friday:

    • Homework check: Thesis Statement
    • Silent Discussion chapters 16-18 of Brave New World

    HWK: Outline for Major Lit Analysis due block day next week (1 typed one per group)

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