Monday, November 11, 2019

Week of November 12 to November 15

Feature Writing
Students will discuss the Introduction and Chapter One of Fast Food Nation. Students will research information for the immersion project and will begin blogging daily with findings.

Honors English 10
Students will read Part One of Fahrenheit 451 and will complete the corresponding study guides and notes. A test on Part One will be given on Tuesday 11/19.

Academic English 9
Students will read Acts IV and V of Romeo and Juliet. Corresponding study guides must be completed and submitted at the completion of each act. a test on both acts will be given on Tuesday 11/19.

Practical English 10
Students will complete a test on Part III of Fahrenheit 451 on Tuesday 11/12 and will begin reading Harrison Bergeron. At the end of the week students will begin the grammar unit by taking a preassessment in class. Students will also be required to take the 2nd Benchmark on Pearson.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Week of November 4 to November 8

Feature Writing
Students will decide on a topic for their Immersion Journalism project. Students will also begin a class reading of Fast Food Nation.

Honors English 10
Students will read "The Pedestrian" in preparation for Bradbury's novel Fahrenheit 451. Students will begin taking notes on Part I and will be responsible for completing the corresponding study guides.

Academic English 9
Students will read Act III of Romeo and Juliet. Students will be responsible for completing study guides after each scene.

Practical English 10
Students will complete a test on Part II of Fahrenheit 451 on Tuesday 11/5. Students will continue reading Part III and should complete the novel by Friday and are responsible for completing the study guide.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Week of October 28 to November 1

Feature Writing
Students will begin planning for the Immersion Journalism project by setting up blog sites and making daily posts.

Honors English 10
Students will begin Unit 3, first focusing on mob mentality and The Lottery before moving into dystopia and Fahrenheit 451. Unit 1 projects will be due on Friday 11/1.

Academic English 9
Students will review Act II of Romeo and Juliet  and will have a test on Tuesday 10/29. Following the test, students will work on their metaphor poems.

Practical English 10
Students will review for Part I of Fahrenheit 451 and will test on Tuesday 10/29. Students will be responsible for reading Part II and completing study guides in class.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Week of October 15 to October 18

Feature Writing
Students will finish transcriptions of the personality profiles and will begin structuring the dialogue into story format. Students will work as a group to help peers understand a clear vision in the drafting.

Honors English 10
Students will review for the Unit 1 Test. The Usher selection test is due on Tuesday for class discussion. Students will study for the Unit 1 Test (Monday 10/21), the LRJ (Friday 10/25) and the Unit Project (Monday 10/28).

Academic English 9
Students will begin reading Act II of Romeo and Juliet. Study guides for each scene will be completed immediately after finishing each in class. Study guides will be due on Friday 10/18.

Practical English 10
Students will begin reading the novel Fahrenheit 451. Study guides for Part I will be filled out periodically during class discussions.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Week of October 7 to October 11

Feature Writing
Students will submit the second Top 10 article and will begin discussing investigative journalism in literature, starting with Fast Food Nation.

Honors English 10
Students will begin Magical Realism and will compare House Taken Over to The Fall of the House of Usher. Students will then read Where is Here? on Thursday and must complete the note guide for Friday. Binders will be collected on Friday 10/11.

Academic English 9
A test on Act I of Romeo and Juliet will be given on Wednesday 10/9. Students will then start working on Act II. Study guides must be completed at the end of each scene.

Practical English 10
Students will begin the Unit on Extending Freedom's Reach. This week students will discuss the introductory ideas, vocabulary, and will prepare with two presidential speeches and a short story before beginning work on Dystopia.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Week of September 30 to October 4

Feature Writing
Students will continue working on the class investigative project and will focus on a new individual writing. The individual writing will be a "Top 10" and will be due on Friday 10/4.

Honors English 10
Students will spend the week reading The Fall of the House of Usher will respond to related questions in class discussions. Upon completing the story, students will take the Selection Test at home and must have it finished on Monday 10/7.

Academic English 9
Students will read Act I of Romeo and Juliet. Study guide questions for each scene must be completed the day after the class reading has been done. A quiz on Act I will be given on Tuesday 10/8.

Practical English 10
Students will complete the Selection Test on The Fall of the House of Usher and will prepare for a test on Gothic Literature. The test will be given on Wednesday 10/2.

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Week of September 23 to September 27

Feature Writing
Students will continue class investigate project on vaping/JUULing. Individually, students will begin work on "Top 10" style articles. Final Top 10 will be due Friday.

Honors English 10
Students should finish notes on the Raven and have Fear Journals submitted. Masque of the Red Death should be completed by Wednesday and the corresponding notes by Thursday. Friday, students will begin Fall of the House of Usher.

Academic English 9
Students will begin Unit 4 with an introductory activity on William Shakespeare and Iambic Pentameter. Students will begin reading Act I of Romeo and Juliet and should complete the corresponding worksheets.

Practical English 10
Students must submit their Symbol Projects for Masque of the Red Death by Monday 9/23. Students will then begin reading The Fall of the House of Usher. The story will be broken into 3 sections with brief activities after each.