• Week in Preview 1/20 - 1/24

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/20/2020

    Monday 1/20 - No School 

    Tuesday 1/21

    In Class: 

    • Finish Act 1, scene 2
    • Discuss

    Homework: 

    • Read Act 1, scene 3 
    • Complete line analysis 

    Wednesday 1/22

    In Class: 

    • Discuss I.iii 
    • Character analysis 
      • Juliet
      • Nurse
      • L. Capulet
    • Read I.iv & I.v
      • Time allowing: Watch I.v

    Homework: 

    • Act 1 Questions (handout) - Due Friday

    Friday 1/24 

    In Class: 

    • Act 1 Test 
    • Read Prologue - II.ii 

    Homework: Summary and line analysis for Act 2, scenes 1 & 2 - Due Monday

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  • Week in Preview 1/13 - 1/17

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/13/2020

    Monday 1/13

    In Class: 

    • Sonnet share-out 
    • Academic Vocab 
    • Shakespeare - what do you know? 
    • Read Introduction to Shakespeare text (available on Google Classroom) 
    • Complete introduction to Shakepeare worksheet 

    Homework: Finish reading & worksheet - due Wednesday 

    Tuesday 1/14

    In Class: 

    • Academic Vocab
    • Grammar: Direct Objects
    • Shaksperean Vocab - write sentences (pg. 372)

    Homework: Finish Introduction to Shakepeare worksheet - due Wednesday 

    Wednesday 1/15

    In Class: 

    • Grammar: Direct Objects 
    • KWL - What did you learn? 
    • Share Shakesperean sentences 
    • Analyze Prologue 
    • Lit terms: pun, tone, oxymoron, dramatic irony
    • Read I.i 

    Homework: 

    • Complete annotations for Act 1, scene 1 
      • For Romeo and Juliet annotations should include the following: 
        • A 3-5 bullet point summary of the scene
        • Paraphrase and analysis of 2 blocks of text 
          • Blocks of text should be 3-5 lines in length
          • Analysis should explain why the quote is significant
      • Annotations should be completed in the packet provided in class. If you can't find it, however, follow these instructions. 

    Friday 1/16

    In Class: 

    • Character Analysis 
      • Romeo, Benvolio, Tybalt

    Homework: 

    • Read the conversation between Capulet and Paris in Act 1, scene 2, lines 1-35 
    • Complete a summary and line analysis (see the above requirements)
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  • Week in Preview 1/6-1/10

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 1/6/2020

    Monday 1/6 - NO SCHOOL 

     

    Tuesday 1/7 

    In Class: 

    • Pop Sonnets 
    • Define the sonnet form 

    Homework: None 

     

    Wednesday 1/8

    In Class: 

    • Analyze Sonnets 

    Homework: 

    • Finish analyzing sonnet

     

    Thursday 1/9

    In Class: 

    • How to write a sonnet 
    • Assignemnt: Write your own sonnet 
    • Work time 

    Homework: 

    • Work on sonnet 

     

    Friday 1/10

    In Class: 

    • Work time for sonnet - due @ E.o.h. 

    Homework: None 

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  • Week in Preview 12/9 - 12/13

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 12/9/2019

    Monday 12/9

    In Class: 

    • Read "A Quilt of a Country" 
    • Complete SOAPSTone 

    Homework: Finish SOAPSTone

    Tuesday 12/10

    In Class: 

    • Identify rhetorical devices in "A Quilt of a Country" 
    • Practice defining words from context clues

    Homework: Study for final

    Wednesday 12/11

    In Class: 

    • Practice Test: "A Quilt of a Country" 
    • Review answers 
    • Grammar - Participial phrases & infinitive phrases 

    Homework: Study for final 

    Friday 12/13

    In Class: 

    • Review "The Odyssey" Tests 
    • Study for final 

    Homework: Study for final

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  • Study Guide Posted on Google Classroom

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 12/5/2019

    Final Study Guide is posted on Google Classroom :) 

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  • Week in Preview 12/2 - 12/6

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 12/2/2019

    Monday 12/2

    In Class: 

    • Grammar
    • The Odyssey essay assignment 
    • Brainstorming & Planning 

    Homework: 

    • Work on Odyssey essay

    Tuesday 12/3

    In Class: 

    • Registration 

    Homework: 

    • Work on Odyssey essay

    Wednesday 12/4

    In Class: 

    • Grammar
    • Work day for The Odyssey essay 

    Homework: 

    • Work on Odyssey essay

    Friday 12/6

    In Class: 

    • Work day for The Odyssey essay 

    Homework: 

    • Work on Odyssey essay - due Monday in class and to turnitin.com 
    • Review grammar concepts - test next week 
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  • Week in Preview 11/25 - 11/29

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 11/25/2019

    Monday 11/25 

    In Class: 

    • Freshman ECAP w/ advising team 

    Homework: 

    • Complete & Print Journey Narrative - bring to class tomorrow for Feather Circle! 

    Tuesday 11/26

    In Class: 

    • Journeys Feather Circle 

    Homework: 

    • None :) 

    Wednesday 11/27 - 11/29 - HAPPY THANKSGIVING BREAK!

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  • Week in Preview 11/18 - 11/22

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 11/18/2019

    Monday 11/18

    In Class: 

    • Grammar 
    • Read & Discuss "Argus" 

    Homework: 

    • Read "The Suitors" & "Penelope" 
    • 3-2-2 Annotations for each - Tues. 

    Tuesday 11/19

    In Class: 

    • Grammar
    • Discuss "The Suitors" & "Penelops" 
    • Inverted Sentences 

    Read: 

    • Read "The Challenge" and "Odysseus' Revenge" 
    • 3-2-2 Annotations for each - Wed.

    Wednesday 11/20

    In Class: 

    • Discuss "The Challenge" and "Odysseus' Revenge" 
    • View clip of the challenge and discuss 
    • Read "Penelope's Test" and 'The Ending" 
    • Discuss Part 2 

    Friday 11/22

    In Class: 

    • The Odyssey Part 2 Test 

    Homework: 

    • Complete Narrative - Due Tues. Nov. 26 (Print and bring to class) 
    • Topic: Journeys - heroes, villains, and monsters 
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  • Week in Preview 11/11 - 11/15

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 11/11/2019

    Monday 11/11 - No School 

    Tuesday 11/12

    In Class: 

    • Read and analyze "Ithaka" 
    • Assign Feather Circle narrative - Due 11/26

    Homework: 

    • Read "Twenty Years Gone..." 
      • 3-2-2 Annotations due Friday

    Wednesday 11/13

    In Class: 

    • Read "The Return" 
    • Complete comprehension and analysis activities 

    Homework: 

    • Read "Twenty Years Gone..." 
      • 3-2-2 Annotations due Friday

    Friday 11/15

    In Class: 

    • Reading quiz: "Twenty Years Gone..." 
    • Discuss "Twenty Years Gone..." 

    Homework: 

    • Read "Argus" 
      • Complete 3-2-2 Annotations - due Monday
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  • Week in Preview 11/4 - 11/8

    Posted by Patricia Hester on 11/3/2019

    Monday 11/4 

    In Class: 

    • Compare "The Necklace" and The Odyssey 
      • Characters
      • Symbols

    Homework: 

    • Read "Scylla and Charybdis"
      • 3-2-2 Annotations - Tuesday

    Tuesday 11/5

    In Class: 

    Homework: 

    • Read "Cattle of the Sun God" 
    • 3-2-2 Annotations 

    Wednesday 11/6

    In Class: 

    • Discuss "Cattle of the Sun God" 
    • Review The Odyssey Part 1 
    • The Odyssey Part 1 Test - Written response 

    Friday 11/8

    In Class: 

    • The Odyssey Part 1 Test

    Homework: None

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