Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Week of November 12 to November 16

Career Exploration
Students will work collaboratively to complete a number of problem solving and critical thinking activities. No homework will be assigned until after Thanksgiving break.

Honors English 10
Students will finish reading Fahrenheit 451 on Thursday 11/15 and will be responsible for completing the study guide for Monday 11/19. The final test will be held on Tuesday 11/20. Propaganda projects must be submitted on Tuesday 11/27.

Practical English 10
Students will continue working on Objects and Complements. All worksheets will be due by Wednesday 11/13. A quiz on Direct Objects, Indirect Objects, Predicate Nominatives, and Predicate Adjectives will be held on Thursday 11/15.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Week of November 5 to November 9

Career Exploration
Students will continue Self Evaluation activities. All students must return parent forms by Monday for full credit. Identity Posters will be due no later than Friday 11/9.

Honors English 10
Students will finish Part II by Wednesday and will discuss Dover Beach specifically. The reading schedule for Part III will be given on Wednesday. Students should begin planning Propaganda Project details and should submit a plan by Friday.

Practical English 10
Students will complete the Pearson Middle of the Year online exam. Following the assessment, students will begin a preliminary test to assess knowledge of grammar before beginning the Unit.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Week of October 29 to November 2

Career Explorations
Students in MP1 will finish interviews. New classes will begin on Wednesday 10/31. Students in MP2 will be required to complete the Google Docs for Week 1.

Honors English 10
Students will review Part I of Fahrenheit 451 and will complete a test on Thursday 11/1. Study guides and character maps will be collected on Tuesday 10/30 and redistributed on Wednesday. The first reading for Part II must be completed by Friday 11/2.

Practical English 10
Students will turn in all Fahrenheit 451 study guides on Tuesday 10/30. A test on Part III will be given on Wednesday 10/31 and Propaganda Projects will be due on 11/2.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Week of October 22 to October 26

Career Exploration
Students will submit finished resumes on Tuesday 10/23. All assignments for interviews are due Friday 10/26.

Honors English 10
Students are responsible for reading Part I of Fahrenheit 451  and taking accompanying notes. Completed study guides and character charts are due Monday 10/29. A test on Part I will be given on Tuesday 10/30.

Practical English 10
Students will review Part II of Fahrenheit 451 on Tuesday for a test on Wednesday 10/24. Study guides for Part II must be submitted this week. Students will also work on a Propaganda Project before beginning to read Part III.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Week of October 15 to October 19

Career Exploration
All Career Cluster documents must be submitted on Monday morning. First drafts of resumes are due Friday 10/19.

Honors English 10
Students must submit stanza by stanza analysis of The Raven on Monday. Students will review all 5 fictional pieces of the unit prior to the test. Test will be given on Wednesday 10/17. On Thursday, students will begin discussing dystopian literature.

Practical Literature 10
Students will finish Part I of Fahrenheit 451 on Monday and review the remainder of the study guide. Specific worksheets on Beatty's argument will also be covered. A test on Part I will be given on Tuesday 10/16. Following the test, students will continue reading into Part II and will discuss Propaganda Techniques.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Week of October 9 to October 12

Career Explorations
Students must bring in an actual job application to review necessary information required to secure employment. Students must also fill out the sample application and submit by Friday 10/12.
All Career Cluster Google Docs must be submitted by Friday 10/12; assignments incomplete or submitted after this date will not receive credit.

Honors English 10
Students must read The Lottery and answer the worksheet questions based on tone. After The Lottery, students will complete an in-class reading and discussion of The Raven and will begin preparing for the Unit Test.

Practical English 10
Students will complete an in-class reading of Fahrenheit 451. Following the reading of Part I, students should complete the study guide and character charts to be submitted for Friday 10/12.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Week of October 1 to October 5

Career Exploration
Students must complete all of the Career Cluster Google Docs by October 12th.

Honors English 10
Students will finish reading The Fall of the House of Usher and will discuss literary elements on Monday. Discussion will include the use of Gothic elements in both Usher and Poe's The Masque of the Red Death. Students will also be responsible for completing an assessment of the story before reading a parallel story in Cortazar's House Taken Over.

Practical English 10
Students will focus on dystopian literature and will discuss characteristics of the genre in preparation for the novel analysis of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.