Sunday, September 16, 2018

Week of September 17 to September 21

Career Exploration
Students will continue working on documents for each of the Career Clusters. This week, students must finish Agriculture, Architecture, Arts/Communication, Business Administration, Education, and Finance. All documents must be submitted by Friday 9/21.

Honors English 10
Students will begin work on Unit 1 - Inside the Nightmare and will read the following passages: Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear Sleep Paralysis - A Waking Nightmare, Masque of the Red Death. Students will be responsible to take introductory notes, especially those on Gothic Literature and Edgar Allan Poe. The Poe mini-unit will have corresponding worksheets and graphic organizers in addition to the analysis work in the text.

Practical English 10
Students will begin reading Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher. All reading will occur in class and students will be required to take independent notes during the discussion. Students will complete a graphic organizer to outline the basic plot events and to identify elements of Gothic Literature. Once Usher is complete, students will read House Taken Over and compare the two stories.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Week of September 10 to September 14

Career Exploration
Students will begin working on researching Career Clusters. 3 of the 16 must be completed by Friday 9/14. Time will be allotted in class for the majority of work, but all unfinished assignments must be completed as homework.

Honors English 10
Students will finish the Literary Device PPT and will be assigned the group project. Metaphor Poems and Motif/Theme worksheets will be due on Friday 9/14. Projects will be due on Monday 9/24. Students will also be given textbooks and will be responsible for reading Unit 1 submissions: Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear p. 82 by Monday 9/17.

Practical English 10
Students will continue reading Masque of the Red Death and will focus on a minimum of six symbols in the story. The chosen symbols must then be used in a storyboard project that will be due on Thursday 9/13.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Week of September 4 to September 7

Career Exploration
All assignments from last week must be completed by Tuesday afternoon at 2:45. Identity folders and Celebrity Personality Presentations must be completed by Thursday 9/5. Responses to the Team Building and Critical Thinking activities should be completed on the day following each activity.

Honors English 10
Students will complete notes for the Literary Terminology presentation. Individual assignments will include Allusions, Euphemisms, Metaphor Poems, and Theme. The Group project will be assigned on Friday and will be due on September 14. All online tests for Pearson must be completed by Friday September 7.

Practical English 10
Literary Device worksheets and Metaphor poems will be due at the end of class on Tuesday. Literary Device quizzes will be given during 5th period of Thursday's class. Students will begin work on Edgar Allan Poe and Gothic Literature. Individual readings will include The Masque of the Red Death, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Week of August 27 to August 31

Career Exploration
Tuesday - Log into Google Classroom to verify that all assignments can be viewed and that students are able to post.
Wednesday - Read about MB Types and complete self evaluation of skills to predict Myers-Briggs type. Complete all 4 documents on Google Classroom.
Thursday - Complete Online Personality Assessment and respond to the questions on the attached document for that day.
Friday - Classroom Contracts are due. Begin work on Identity Folder.

Honors English 10
Summer reading novel review on Monday 8/27 with exam to follow on 8/28; students must score a 70 or higher to remain in Honors English 10. Classroom expectations will be covered and contracts distributed; all paperwork due back on Tuesday 9/4.

Practical Eng/Lit 10
Classroom Contracts and related paperwork due Friday 8/31. Students must complete the Beginning of the Year exam through Pearson Realize online by Friday 8/31; time will be allotted in class but any unanswered questions outside of that time frame must be completed at home. Students must have notebooks and folders by Wednesday 8/29.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Week of May 7 to May 11

Broadcast Journalism
Students will complete the final episode of In The News. A small group of students will finish edits on commercials for the Spartan Games.

Honors English 10
Students will review for the final test on Julius Caesar that will be given on Wednesday 5/9. Students will also begin preparing for the Keystone Lit exam. On Thursday, students will also be given outlines for the Research Paper.

Practical English 11
Students will take the Act V Hamlet quiz on Tuesday 5/8. Students will also begin preparing for the research paper.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Week of April 30 to May 4

Broadcast Journalism
Students will work on segments for ITN 5.4.18. Students will also finalize commercials for the Spartan Games. Current Event due Friday May 4th.

Honors English 10
Students must submit study guides for Julius Caesar Acts I-III by Tuesday May 1st; a test on those acts will also be given that day. Students will be responsible for reading Acts IV and V by Monday May 7th.

Practical English 11
Students will finish reading Act III of Hamlet on Monday April 30th and will review for the quiz. The Act III quiz will be given Tuesday May 1st and a reading of Act IV will follow.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Week of April 23 to April 28

Broadcast Journalism
Students will film segments for ITN and prepare commercial advertisement for Spartan Games II.

Honors English 10
Students will complete reading Julius Caesar Acts I-III and will submit all study guides. Review for the Quiz will be 4/27 with the Quiz on Tuesday 5/1. Acts IV-V will be covered in the following week.

Practical English 11
Students will submit all completed resumes by Tuesday 5/24. Quiz for Act I of Hamlet  will be given Monday 4/23. Act II quiz on Friday 4/27.