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    Week of  Monday, Sept. 16-Friday, Sept. 20, 2019

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 17:  Complete in Canvas the Prompt/Reflection #2 by class time; also, you can work on your poetry and video reflection paper, which is due Thursday

    For Thursday, Sept. 19:  Complete your poetry/video reflection paper; also, complete your individual or partner vocab story if we started one in class

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Sept. 16:  Complete your Unit 2 vocab chart and study the words for the quiz; also, presentations continue today on the Foster chapters

    For Wednesday, Sept. 18 OR Friday, Sept. 20:  Complete your Writer's Journey Prompt/Reflection #3 in Canvas

    For Friday, Sept. 20:  Read "By the Waters of Babylon" as spring/summer transition hero quest and therefore likely elements of myth; symbols; irony; other "eyes" or lenses (YAY, Block 4!)

    For Friday, Sept. 20:  TBA

     

    A Look Ahead: for Tuesday, Sept. 24, Finish your choice novel and be prepared for two short assessments on them.

     

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    Week of  Monday, Sept. 9-Friday, Sept. 13, 2019

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Sept. 9:  Complete your Unit 1 vocab chart and study the words for a quiz.

    For Wednesday, Sept. 11:  Nothing announced yet

    For Friday, Sept. 13:  Complete for either today or Tuesday Sept. 17 Prompt/Reflection #2 in Canvas.

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 10:  Complete the Writer's Journey choice prompt #2 in Canvas BY the start of class.

    For Thursday, Sept. 13:  (1)Be prepared with your group to shareyour Foster chapter presentation; (2) if announced Tuesday, read and KNOW the short story "A Visit of Charity."

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Monday, Sept. 16:  Complete your Unit 1 vocab chart and study the words for the quiz.

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    Week of  Tuesday, Sept. 3-Friday, Sept. 6, 2019

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 3:  (1) Complete your first short prompt/reflection in Canvas; (2)Return your parent slip if you can

    For Thursday, Sept. 5:  Nothing announced yet

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Monday, Sept. 9:  Complete your Unit 1 vocab chart and study the words for a quiz.

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Wednesday, Sept. 4  CAREFULLY read your assigned chapter from the Foster text.  Take careful notes on the two-sided sheet provided.  Be prepared to work with your group on planning a chapter teaching presentation.

    For Friday, Sept. 6:  Complete your Unit 1 vocab chart and study the words for the quiz.

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    Week of  Monday, August 26-Friday, August 30, 2019

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Wednesday, August 28:  Please return your parent slip if possible today; also, please add your information slide to your class dossier presentation.  Links in Canvas.

    For Friday, August 30:  (1) Complete your Writer's Journey prompt explained on Wednesday; (2) Return your parent slip if you did not; (3) Add your information slide to your class dossier presentation.  Links in Canvas.

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Thursday, August 29:  Return your parent slip if you can; otherwise, return it on Tuesday after our holiday weekend.

     

    We hope you all ENJOY this holiday weekend!

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    END of '18-'19 School Year

    Week of  Monday, June 10-Thursday, June 13

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, June 11:  Block 1 will have four presentations, and Block 2 will have 5.  We are off to a good start.  Looking forward to the rest of them... AIM HIGH!

    and then...We hope you have a wonderful summer!!

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, June 10:  Continue working on your essay.  They are due at end of class today or the last day we meet this week. AIM HIGH

    And then...hope you have a WONDERFUL summer!!

     

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    Week of  Monday, June 3-Friday, June 7

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, June 3:  Continue working on your genocide research project.  Also, the remaining half of the class will participate in their graded discussion today.  AIM HIGH!

    For Wednesday, June 5:  Continue working on your genocide research project.   AIM HIGH!

    For Fri., June 7:  Continue working on your genocide research project.  Presentations start today.  Looking forward to them.  AIM HIGH!

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, June 4:  Be prepared with thesis and arguments for in-class work.

    For Thursday, June 6:  Continue working on your essay.

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Monday, June 10:  Continue working on your essay.  They are due at end of class today or the last day we meet this week.


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    Week of  Tuesday, May 28-Friday, May 31

     ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, May  28:  (1) Be certain you have read all nine chapters of Night,  pp. 3-115.  (2) Prepare ONE (1) of your three questions for our final class discussion.

    For Thursday, May  30:  Complete the entire preparation sheet for our class discussion.  You must answer THREE (3) questions. Be certain, obviously, that you have read the entire nine chapters.  Grades are awarded today for the written work and for participation in the small group discussions.

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Wed., May 29:  READ and KNOW Chapters 20-24 in Things Fall Apart (all of Part III, only 38 pages as Part II wasThis ends the book!  Also, study the 14 remaining words for a vocab quiz.

    For Fri., May 31:  Some partner creative extensions for you to do in class.  Start thinking about your essay position/arguments. 

    A LOOK AHEAD:  Be prepared with thesis and arguments for in-class work on Tuesday, June 4 and Friday, June 6.


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    Week of  Monday, May 20-Friday, May 24

    Good luck with your Literature/Reading Keystone exams.  You got this!

    TEST ROOMS:  Block 1:  B227, Block 2:  A136;  Block 5:  C206;  Block 6, A324;  Block 8:  A319

     ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, May  21:  Be certain you have read chapters 1-4 of Night, pp. 3-65. Expect to answer graded questions - based on the blue stickies we set up for homework.

    For Thursday, May  23:  Be certain you have read chapters 5&6 of Night, pp. 66-83. Also, complete the internal/external conflict sheet on these chapters.

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Mon., May 20: READ and KNOW Chapters 1-7 in Things Fall Apart  (pp. 3-61)

    For Wed., May 22:  READ and KNOW Chapters 8-13 in Things Fall Apart (pp. 63-125)

    For Fri., May 24:  READ and KNOW Chapters 14-19 in Things Fall Apart (all of Part II, only 38 pages)

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Wed., May 29:  READ and KNOW Chapters 20-24 in Things Fall Apart (all of Part III, only 38 pages as Part II wasThis ends the book!  Also, study the 14 remaining words for a vocab quiz.


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    Week of  Monday, May 13-Friday, May 17

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Mon., May 13: Final open letters are due.  Also, good luck with Biology Keystones.

    For Wed., May 15: Nothing announced

    For Fri., May 17: Finish any reading assignment started in class on Wednesday

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, May  14:  Nothing is announced.  Good luck on your Biology Keystone Exams.

    For Thursday, May 16:  Finish any reading assignment we started in class on Tuesday. 

     

    A look ahead:  more reading and your second vocabulary quiz will be announced.  Also, good luck with your Literature/Reading Keystone exams.  You got this!

     

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    Week of  Monday, May 6-Friday, May 10
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, May  7:  (1) complete your Unit 5 vocabulary chart and (2) Continue working  on your Open Letter writing assignment

    For Thursday, May 9:  Continue working  on you Open Letter writing assignment; we may print near the end of the block

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Mon., May 6: Continue your genocide research; they are due Wednesday.

    For Wed., May 8: Finish your presentation.  We present today.  Looking forward to seeing your thoughtful work.

    For Fri., May 10: Final presentations (due to any Wednesday absences)

     

    A look ahead:  Some vocabulary work and reading assignments will be made during Keystones, but no major assessments

     

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    Week of  Monday, April 29-Friday, May 3
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Mon., April  29:  Consider an important topic for your Open Letter writing assignment

    For Wed., May 1: Continue working  on you Open Letter writing assignment

    For Fri., May 3: Continue working  on your Open Letter writing assignment

    ADV. ENGLISH 10

    For Tuesday, April 30, continue your genocide research

    For Thursday, May 2, continue your genocide research

     

    A look ahead:  Presentations are due Wednesday, May 8

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    Week of  Wednesday, April 24-Friday, April 26
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Thurs., April  25:  Nothing is "due;" we will begin our Open Letter writing assignment

    ADV. ENGLISH 10

    For Wednesday, April 24, nothing is "due;" we have some wrap-up activities on Night and our introduction to our genocide research project.  For Friday, April 26, complete your Vocab. unit 4 chart and study the words for a quiz

    A look ahead:  For Tuesday, April 30, continue your genocide research

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    Week of  Monday, April 15-Thursday, April 18
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, April 16, nothing is "due," but begin to study for your rhetoric test

    For Thurs., April 18, be prepared for your rhetoric test including (1) an understanding of all terminology and definitions related to the rhetorical situation/triangle (2) written analysis of the main appeals ethos, pathos, and logos and (3) some logical fallacies from your list.

    ENJOY THE HOLIDAY BREAK!  SEE YOU IN A WEEK!

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10

    For Monday, April 15, prepare for our graded class discussion by fully completing your response sheet - four questions, two full sides

    For Wednesday, April 17, we will continue with any graded discussions and wrap-up on our text.

    ENJOY THE HOLIDAY BREAK!  SEE YOU IN A WEEK!

     

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    Week of  Monday, April 8-Friday, April 12
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    for Monday, April 8:  Nothing is "due."   Absent students can turn in some late work

     For Wednesday, April 3: Nothing is announced yet.

     For Friday, April 5:  Complete your vocab unit 4 chart and study the words for a quiz.

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10

    For Tuesday, April 9, Read chapters 5 & 6 in Night.  Complete both the internal vs. external conflict sheet and the quotations paper.

    For Thurs., April 11, read 7-9 and the speech;  also, complete the quotations paper.

     

    A Look ahead:  Prepare for our graded class discussion starting Mon., 4/15

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    Week of  Monday, April 1-Friday, April 5
     

    ENGLISH 10:  For Tues., April 2, be certain you have read all of Monster as we will have two short assessments, one objective (10 pts) and one short essay, a Type 3 writing (10 pts.).  

    For Thurs., April 4, complete your entire Monster packet (28 pts).

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    for Monday, April 1:  Nothing is "due." 

     For Wednesday, April 3:  Read all of 1-3 in Night; we started together in class.  Complete the accompanying index card as direction

     For Friday, April 5:  Read chapter 4 in Night; complete the quotations activities paper.

    A Look ahead:  For Tuesday, April 9, Read chapters 5 & 6 in Night.  Complete both the internal vs. external conflict sheet and the quotations paper.

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    Week of  Monday, March 25-Thursday, March 28
     

    ENGLISH 10:  For Tues., March 26,, be certain you are caught up with Monster - Block 1 through p. 185  and Block 2 through p. 201; work on summaries as well.

    For Thurs., March 28,, be certain you are caught up with Monster - we have read through page 243; work on summaries as well.


    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    for Monday, March 25:  Nothing is "due." 

     For Wednesday, March 27:  Complete the pre-reading Writer's Journey reflection on SCoodle.  Topic:  Hope

     

     A Look ahead:  For Monday, April 1, nothing is "due;"  we start reading our new book next week.

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    Week of  Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    for Monday, March 18:  Nothing is "due," but it is a good idea to reread all scenes we have read in Monster.   Block 1 has read through 89; Block 2 has read through 98.

     For Wednesday, March 20:  Nothing is "due," but it is a good idea to reread all scenes we have read in Monster.

     For Friday, March 22:    Complete your vocabulary chart on the 12 words and STUDY them for the quiz today.

     

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, March 19:  Complete your "silenced voice" narrative in .docs.  Refer to your 1/2 sheet and to a longer document in your handout folder with more ideas and suggestions.

    For Thursday, March 21:  - Complete your Unit 5 vocabulary chart and study the words for a quiz.

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    Week of  Monday, March 11-Friday, March 15
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, March 12:  Nothing announced yet.  ENJOY YOUR BREAK!

    For Thursday, March 14:  - To be announced


    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

     For Monday, March 11:  HOPE you enjoy the break!  Finish the final 1/3 of Persepolis; be sure that by now you have read the entire text

     For Wednesday, March 13:  TBD

     

     A Look ahead:  For Tuesday, March 19:  Finish your "Silenced Voice" narrative

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    Week of  Monday, Feb. 22-Friday, March 1
     

    ENGLISH 10:

     For Monday, Feb 25:  Nothing to "complete" for homework

     For Wednesday, Feb. 27:  Complete the choice writing prompt we started in class

     For Friday, March 1:  Nothing "due" on this day

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Feb 26:  Read 54-102 in Persepolis; identify more instances of propaganda AND not important/intriguing panels:  What is being said without words, what someone might miss on first glance.

    For Thursday, Feb 28: Nothing announced - in class group work today


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    Week of  Monday, Feb. 18-Friday, Feb. 22
     

    ENGLISH 10:

     For Monday, Feb 18: Finish your partner or individual vocab story (6 pts.) and study the words for a quiz. (15 pts).

    For Wednesday, Feb 20:  Nothing announced yet

    For Friday, Feb 22:  Nothing announced yet

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Feb 19:  (1) Read the article "From One Friend to Another" by Naomi Shihab Nye and note at least three takeaways in the space provided

    For Thursday, Feb 21: (1) Read 3-53 in Perspolis and mark 6 or so traits as explained to you as well as instances of government propaganda; (2) complete the "Two sides of me 1/2 sheet)

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    Week of  Monday, Feb. 11-Friday, Feb. 15
    NOTE:  Edited for the two snow days
     
     

    ENGLISH 10:

    SNOW DAYS!  We only meet once this week!

    For Thursday, Feb 14: Start studying your vocab words; some students have not finished essays.

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Monday, Feb 18: Finish your partner or individual vocab story (6 pts.) and study the words for a quiz. (15 pts).

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Feb. 11,  Complete the Writer's Journey prompt shown to you on SCoodle (focus:  "The Power of a Single Story"; also, turn in your final writing assignment today or Wednesday

    Then SNOW DAYS!

    For Friday, Feb 15:  Complete your partner or individual Persepolis vocab story and study the words for a quiz; also, this is the last day for on-time, final writing assignments

      A LOOK AHEAD: 

    For Tuesday, Feb 19: (1) Read 3-53 in Perspolis and mark 6 or so traits as explained to you; (2) complete the "Two sides of me 1/2 sheet)

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    Week of  Monday, Feb. 4-Friday, Feb. 8
     
     

    ALL CLASSES:  This is a writing week.  Please be certain you work on our major writing assignment in and out of class.   AIM HIGH.

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Feb. 4,  Complete your Unit 2 vocabulary chart and be prepared for a quiz on the words. ALSO, continue drafting your comparative analysis essay

    For Wednesday, Feb. 6 & Fri., Feb 8: Continue work on your comparative analysis essay and start studying your Monster vocabulary words

    For Friday, Feb 8: Complete your comparative analysis essay, including conclusion. Start studying your Monster vocabulary words

    ADV. ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Feb 5: Continuework on your open letter assignment.  FOCUS:  Leadership.  Many materials are available in your hand out folder.

    For Thursday, Feb 7: Complete your open letter.

     

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    Week of  Monday, Jan. 28-Friday, Feb. 1
     
     

    ALL CLASSES:  This is a writing week.  Please be certain you work on our major writing assignment in and out of class.   AIM HIGH.

    ENGLISH 10:

    Continue ALL WEEK (for Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 28 & 30) on your comparative analysis essay 

    On Friday, Feb. 1, your Unit 2 vocabulary chart is due, and be prepared for a quiz on the words.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Jan. 29: Begin work on your open letter assignment.  FOCUS:  Leadership.  Many materials are available in your hand out folder

    For Thursday, Jan.  31: Besides continuing your open letter, complete any Active/Passive voice homework.

     

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    Week of  Tuesday, Jan. 22-Friday, Jan. 25
     
     

    ENGLISH 10:

     

    For Tuesday, Jan. 22: Be certain you have revised one body paragraph of your comparative analysis essay.  We will print and it check off.

    For Thursday, Jan.  24: Write your introduction and another body paragraph of your comparative analysis essay


    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Wednesday, Jan. 23: Access the link on Friday's slides to a good number of TED Talks involving leadership.  Watch three or four and take some notes on the speakers' effectiveness (Please skip #20).

    For Friday, Jan.  25: Complete any parallel structure homework

     

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    Week of  Monday, Jan. 14-Friday, Jan. 18

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Jan.  15:  Review the first four scenes of Act V; work on your 1st and even more body paragraphs on your comparison essay

    For Thursday, Jan.  17:    Be certain you have read all acts of Macbeth - there were 29 total.  We will write a Type 2 paragraph/quiz on the book today.  Also, continue any paragraph comparison writing.

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Jan. 14    (1) Fill in your 1/2 sheet comparison to a person featured in your memoir (2) At the top of your Grace Lin transcript document, be certain you have completed the windows and mirrors prompt regarding your memor.

    For Wednesday, Jan. 16  Complete your Unit 4 vocabulary chart and study the words for a quiz; turn in your object mini-project today or Friday.

    For Friday, Jan.  18:  Last day to turn in your "object" mini-project

     

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    Week of  Monday, Jan. 7-Friday, Jan. 11

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Jan. 7:  Continue your paragraph work on your first tool supporting theme.  Reread Act 3, scene 1, starting on page 162.

    For Wednesday, Jan. 9:  Reread all of Act 3, which begins on page 162. Expect an act 4 quiz at some point during the block.  

    For Friday, Jan. 11:   MOVED to today from Wednesday:  We will complete a 10th-grade core assessment, a scene analysis of a scene we have not read so far.  See your sheet with nine terms to study for today.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

     

     

    A LOOK AHEAD:

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     Week of  Wednesday, Jan. 2-Friday, Jan. 4.  WELCOME, 2019!

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Thursday, Jan. 3:  We will print out your paragraph on the tool and theme comparison AND

                                         catch up on any quizzes

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    DID YOU add your review slide sometime before the start of break?

    For Wednesday, Jan. 2: Read at least 1/2 your memoir and be prepared for a type 2 writing on it.

    For Friday, Jan. 4:  Complete your TEDxTALK response in docs.  You need the 1/2 sheet of information and the transcript for specific, detailed references.

    A LOOK AHEAD: for TUESDAY, Jan. 8, FINISH your memoir 

                               For THURSDAY, Jan 10, Study for two quizzes:  (1) your myth word vocab quiz and

                              (2) the rhetorical situation/triangle, including the examination of ETHOS, PATHOS,                               PATHOS,  and LOGOS.  

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    Week of  Monday, December 17-Friday, December 21

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Dec. 17:  Reread the first three scenes of Act III, starting with the overall summary on page 110.

    For Wednesday, Dec. 19:  Act III quiz likely sometime during the block 

    For Friday, Dec. 21:  Be prepared for some modern connection work/writing today.

    Enjoy the winter break!

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, December 18:  Several myth presentations today.  Are you scheduled?

     For Thursday, Dec. 20:   (1) B-6&8 should compare the short "marshal" paragraphs.  (2) all REMAINING myth presentations must be done today.  (3) add your review slide sometime before break.

    Enjoy the winter break!

    A LOOK AHEAD: for Wednesday, Jan. 2, read at least 1/2 your memoir. FINISH for Tuesday, Jan. 8.  For Friday, Jan 4, complete your TEDxTALK response in docs.

     

     

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    Week of  Monday, December 10-Friday, December 17

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Dec. 11:  Fully complete your act I tool tracker sheet.  You have a choice of five to analyze from the list on side 2.

    For Thursday, Dec. 13:  Act II quiz at some point during the block.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, December 10:  Several myth presentations today.  Are you scheduled?

     For Wednesday, Dec. 12:   Several myth presentations today. Are you scheduled?

    For Friday, Dec. 14:  Several myth presentations today.  Are you scheduled?

    ONGOING:  Prepare for your myth word presentation.  Start reading your memoir when you receive it.


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    Week of  Monday, December 3-Friday, December 7

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, December 3:  Be certain you have read all scenes we have done so far in Macbeth:  Block 1, scenes 1-6; Block 2, scenes 1-5.

     For Wednesday, Dec. 5: Be sure you know all of Act I for a quiz - all 7 scenes. 

    For Friday, Dec. 7:  Be certain you have read any scenes of Act II we have started.

      

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Dec. 4:  READ and KNOW the short story "Lullaby;" expect a type 2 writing quiz.

    For Thursday, Dec. 6:  Begin work on your myth vocab work presentation.  Also, make a memoir choice soon.

    ONGOING:  Prepare for your myth word presentation.  Start reading your memoir when you receive it.

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    THURSDAY and FRIDAY, 11/15 & 11/16, NO SCHOOL.  Can hardly believe it!! 
    REVISED HW/agenda:
    Week of  Monday, November 19 & Tuesday, Nov. 20

    ENGLISH 10:

    FOR MONDAY, Nov. 19:    The Macbeth performance is on for us at 10:30 Monday!  (Block 2 and some of 3) 

                                             BLOCK 1:  Come to class as usual.  We will read for awhile, do some essay revisions, and look 

                                             at our vocab words one more time and likely take our quiz.

                                             BLOCK 2:  Report directly to the auditorium.  See you there!!  STUDY YOUR MACBETH VOCAB 

                                                words for a quiz when you return Tues., Nov. 27.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    FOR TUESDAY, Nov. 20:   full draft (4-5 min. pages) of comparative essay is expected expected ON TIME and FROM EVERYONE.  ALSO, prepare for your WOD (writing on demand) by marking passages in the text related to the six prompts announced.  E-mail me with any questions.  VOCAB quiz postponed until Wed., Nov. 28.


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    Week of  Monday, November 12 - Friday, Nov. 16

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Nov. 13:  Nothing announced 

    For Thursday, Nov. 15:  EDITED FOR SNOW DAY!  What a day!  It is really coming down out there.

    FOR FRIDAY, Nov. 16:    EDITED:  Another SNOW DAY! 


    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For MONDAY and WEDNESDAY, Nov. 12 & 14, continue working on your essay

    For Friday, Nov. 16 (EDITED for SNOW DAYS - class did not meet at the end of the week)

    NOW for MONDAY, Nov. 19:  full draft (4-5 min. pages) of comparative essay is expected expected ON TIME and FROM EVERYONE.  ALSO, prepare for your WOD (writing on demand) by marking passages related to the six prompts announced.  E-mail me with any questions.

     

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    Week of  Monday, November 5 - Friday, Nov. 9

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Nov. 5:  Revise and complete your essay.  We will print at the beginning of class

    For Wednesday, Nov. 7:  Nothing announced; you could continue your vocabulary story assignment.  Bring your fully charged Chromebook.

    For Friday, Nov. 9:  Complete your partner or individual Macbeth vocabulary story - using ten of the words in a creative story about a random tyrannical king.  Also, your list should be complete with all definitions and sentences.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For TUESDAY, Nov. 6:  Act V today!  Also, begin to choose your "playwright's tools" as seen/adapted in your choice novel

    For THURSDAY, Nov. 8:  Be prepared for your last quote quiz - Acts IV & V combined.  Also, prewrite on your playwright's tools sheet in docs.

     


     A look ahead:  For Monday, LOTS of work on your essay.

     

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    Week of  Monday, October 29 - Thursday, Nov. 2

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Oct.29:  Type your three body paragraphs.   We will brush up intros and conclusions.

    For WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31:  Full draft expected.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For TUESDAY, Oct. 20:  Act IV continues or completes today

    For THURSDAY, Nov. 1:  Act IV ends with any remaining scenes and then clips.  

     

    END MP 1, everyone!  Thank you for a good start to the year.

     

     

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    Week of  Monday, October 22 - Friday, October 26

    ENGLISH 10:

    For TUESDAY, Oct.23:  Complete your ENTIRE first argument prewriting - with Claim, Data, Warrant.

    For THURSDAY, Oct. 25:   Complete your ENTIRE second and third arguments prewriting - with Claim, Data, Warrant

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For MONDAY, Oct. 22, complete your "Sweat" writing prompt on your prepared document in docs. 

    For WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24, be prepared for an Act III quote quiz.  CAREFULLY review all seven scenes. 

    For FRIDAY, Oct. 26, be prepared for your core 10th-grade scene analysis by studying the nine playwright's tools provided to you for the analysis.

     

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    Week of  Monday, October 15 - Wednesday, October 17

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Oct. 15:  Consider strong reasons - thinking about our classroom experiences, readings and resources - for requiring high school students to read multicultural literature.

    For Wednesday, Oct. 17: Complete your pre-writing sheet with solid reasons for reading multicultural literature.

    ENJOY your four-day weekend!  Continue your essay work.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Oct. 16:  "Expert" group for Act III should be prepared to read the rest of the scenes (5 in total); everyone else should recap the two short scenes we did Friday (2.1, the first rally speech and then and 2.3, the "breach speech").  

     

    A LOOK AHEAD:  For Monday, Oct. 22, complete your "Sweat" writing prompt on your prepared document in docs.

     

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    Week of  Monday, October 8 - Friday, October 12

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Oct. 9:  Complete your "Silenced Voice" story on the prepared document in your hand-in folder.  Check your direction/rubric sheet for choices and details. 

    For Thursday, Oct. 11: Shortened block; nothing announced for this day yet.

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Oct. 8: Reread scenes 2.1 and 2.3 with the "tavern buddies."  Expert group for Act II will complete their scenes.  We will discuss the issue of "just war" again as well as the new issue of "treachery" in this act.

    For THURSDAY Oct. 10:  Be certain you have read/reread all of Act II for your quote quiz. 

    For Friday, Oct. 11:  Be certain you have read "Sweat" by Zora Neale Hurston and have considered all the areas of interest we listed on your copy.

     

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    Week of  Monday, October 1 - Friday, October 5

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Oct. 1:  Finish all of Persepolis (pp. 112-153 in particular).  Expect a Type 2 ("correct") writing prompt of sorts

    For Wednesday, Oct. 3:  TBA  

    For Friday, Oct. 5:  2nd "Developing Empath" assessment

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

     

    For Tuesday, Oct. 2, a LONG Writer's Journey response #4 is due.  More than double length; double points.  ALSO:  Expert group for Act II may start a bit.

    For Thursday, Oct. 4:  CAREFULLY READ  By the Waters of Babylon

     

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    Week of  Monday, September 24 - Friday, September 28

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 25:  (1) Picture day; (2) Catch up on anything from 3-71  (3) "trade" your social worlds homework from last Friday, if you choose.

    For Thursday, Sept. 27:  Carefully read pp. 71-110 in Persepolis; expect a type 2 writing of sorts to check for reading and understanding.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Sept. 24:  Catch up day.  Continue your novel over the weekend.

    For Wednesday, Sep. 26:  (1)  Picture day; (2) Finish your choice novel.  Know basic plot, character, themes; also, note instances of "transferrable playwright's tools" used by your novelist.

    For Friday, Sept. 28:  (1) Complete your HV vocabulary review story and study the words for a quiz.  (2) Act I group may start or continue today 

    A look ahead:  For Tuesday, Oct. 2, a LONG Writer's Journey response #4 is due.  More than double length; double points.

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    Week of  Monday, September 17 - Friday, September 21

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Sept. 17:   Read pp. 3-39 in Perspolis; carefully mark/note six different traits Marjane demonstrates

    For Wednesday, Sept. 19:   Read pp. 40-71 in Persepolis; consider the basic plot and propaganda and intriguing panels

    For Friday, Sept. 21:   (1) Fully complete your Unit 1 vocabulary roots chart and study the words for a quiz; (2) Fully complete your social worlds sheet, front and back.  Both due as homework assignments.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 18:  (1)  IN SCoodle, complete your Writer's Journey choice prompt #3 according to guidelines available on p. iv of the electronic course packet (the guidelines are also right there in SCoodle; (2) Complete your vocab Unit #2 chart and study for the quiz on the 13 words; (3) complete the self and group evaluation sheet for your recent group presentation

    For Thursday, Sept. 20 Read A Visit of Charity by Eudora Welty; expect a reading check of type 2 writing

    a look ahead:  Use this weekend to read your novel.

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    Week of  Monday, September 10 - Friday, September 14

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Tuesday, Sept. 11:   Be prepared for a reading assessment on the TED Talk transcript The Danger of a Single Story.

    For Thursday, Sept. 13:   Thoughtfully and fully complete your station packet/station requirements.  One station involves the single story prompt you typed in docs, so add to that, too.

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Monday, Sept. 10:  IN SCoodle, complete your Writer's Journey choice prompt according to guidelines available on p. iv of the electronic course packet (the guidelines are also right there in SCoodle; (2) choose a novel off the first independent reading list and return the parent slip (3) continue working on your group project

    For Wednesday, Sept. 12 (1) fully complete with your own, original sentences your Unit 1 vocabulary chart and study for the quiz;(2) group projects may start. Keep adding to your presentation as needed.

    For  Friday, Sept. 14:  Foster group presentations continue;  more TBA

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    Week of  Tuesday, September 4 - Friday, September 7

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Wednesday, Sept. 5:  (1) complete your "bridge" prompt on the document we created and as we discussed  (2) return  your signed parent slip if you have not and (3) bring a choice book to class

    For Friday, Sept. 7:  (1) complete the Persepolis vocab story and (2) study the words for your quiz

     

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Tues, Sept. 4, (1) complete your Writer's Journey choice prompt according to guidelines available on p. 6 of the electronic course packet. (2) return your parent slip if you did not (3) choose a novel of the first independent reading list.

    For Thur., Sept. 6, (1) read your assigned Foster chapter and take careful, DEVELOPED notes on your organization sheet and (2) share a few titles with your parents RE:  your independent read choice; the sooner you return the signature slip the sooner I can get that title to you.

     

    A look ahead:  for Monday, Sept. 10 Complete Writer's Journey Reflection #2 on SCoodle


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    Week of  Monday, August 27 - Friday, August 31

    ENGLISH 10:

    For Wednesday, August 29 or Friday, August 31:  Return your signed parent slip

    ADVANCED ENGLISH 10:

    For Thursday, August 30 or Tuesday, Sept. 4:  Return your signed parent slip


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