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Monday, May 4, 2015 - Friday, May 8, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayBYoung@Heart

 TuesdayAExam review
 WednesdayGLast Day of Class Lunch!

 



 
FINAL EXAM: MONDAY, MAY 15 from 8:00-9:25


Monday, May 4, 2015 - Friday, May 8, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGHamlet

 TuesdayFDROP DAY
 WednesdayEHamlet

 ThursdayDYoung@Heart

 FridayCYoung@Heart


Monday, April 27, 2015 - Friday, May 1, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayDMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Parts 6 & 7; Hamlet

 TuesdayCHamlet
 WednesdayBMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Part 8; Hamlet

 ThursdayANO CLASS

 Friday
Hamlet


Monday, April 13, 2015 - Friday, April 17, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayBHamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy
 TuesdayAMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Part 4; Hamlet
 WednesdayGHamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (quiz Friday)
 ThursdayFDROP DAY
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (quiz tomorrow)
 FridayEMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Part 5Hamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (Parts 6 & 7 over vacation)


Monday, April 6, 2015 - Friday, April 10, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGHamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (quiz Wednesday)
 TuesdayFDROP DAY
 WednesdayEMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Part 2Hamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (quiz Friday)
 ThursdayDHamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy (quiz tomorrow)
 FridayCMini-Quiz: Soliloquy Part 3Hamlet
Memorize Hamlet soliloquy


Monday, March 30, 2015 - Friday, April 3, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayDHamlet
Take online vocab quiz by end of school Thursday
 TuesdayCHamlet

 WednesdayBHamlet
Take online vocab quiz by end of school day tomorrow
 ThursdayAHamlet

 Friday
NO SCHOOL



Monday, March 23, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayBHamlet

 TuesdayAHamlet

 WednesdayGHamlet

 ThursdayFD R O P  D A Y

 Friday
NO SCHOOL



Monday, March 16, 2015 - Friday, March 20, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGAntigone
Review for Antigone quiz
 TuesdayFD R O P  D A Y
Review for Antigone quiz
 WednesdayEQUIZ: Antigone

 ThursdayDHamlet

 FridayCHamlet



Monday, March 9, 2015 - Friday, March 13, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEHEARING presentation
Read "Hearing" précis
 TuesdayDAntigone
Read Antigone, pages TBD
 Wednesday
HALF DAY A-C-G-D

 ThursdayBAntigone 
Read Antigone, pages TBD
 FridayAAntigone



Monday, March 2, 2015 - Friday, March 6, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayCReview Vocab, Unit 10VocabComplete the flash cards for the vocab words
 TuesdayBSMELL and SIGHT presentations
Read the "Smell" and "Sight" précis; review vocab words
 WednesdayATASTE and HEARING presentations
Read the "Taste" and "Hearing" précis; review vocab words
 ThursdayGTOUCH presentation
Read the "Touch" precis;
Take the
online vocab quiz by the end of the school day tomorrow
 FridayFD R O P



Monday, February 23, 2015 - Friday, February 27, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGGroup assignment
Review Vocab, Unit 9 (Take online quiz by Friday 2:30 PM);
Skip the following words: 4, 11, 15, 16, 17, 20
 TuesdayFD R O P
Review vocab  
 WednesdayEGroup assignmentLit.Review vocab     
 ThursdayDGroup assignmentLit.Take online quiz by 2:30 PM tomorrow     QUIZ LINK
 Friday
HALF DAY- No Class (A-C-F-G)



Monday, February 9, 2015 - Friday, February 13, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayESNOW DAY

 TuesdayDDue: Argumentative Essay (Google Classroom)

 Wednesday
NO CLASS- Half Day

 ThursdayB

 FridayA



Monday, January 26, 2015 - Friday, January 30, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayASNOW DAY
Due tomorrow: Argumentative Essay Chart
 TuesdayGClasswork- Argumentative Essay Chart
Argumentative Essay (Due Tuesday, February 10)
 WednesdayFD R O P

 ThursdayDSchrager's "Daylight Savings Time..."
 FridayCLimbaugh's "Condoms: The New Diploma"



Monday, January 12, 2015 - Friday, January 16, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGThe Argument Essay

 TuesdayFD R O P

 Wednesday
The Argument Essay

 Thursday
EXAMS
 Friday
EXAMS



Monday, January 5, 2015 - Friday, January 9, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEPreparing for presentations
Upload visual component to Google Classroom
 TuesdayDMid-year presentations

 WednesdayCMid-year presentations

 ThursdayBMid-year presentations
 FridayATBD



Monday, December 22, 2014 - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayG


 TuesdayAD R O P



Monday, December 15, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEReview Vocab, Unit 8VocabComplete flashcards of the vocab words
 TuesdayDMovie Pitches begin!NovelReview vocab words; work on Mid-year presentation
 WednesdayCNo class: Bishop's MassNovelReview vocab words; work on Mid-year presentation
 ThursdayBMovie Pitches continueNovelReview vocab words; work on Mid-year presentation
 FridayAQUIZ: Vocab, Unit 8



Monday, December 8, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 2014

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayBMovie Pitch preparationNovelSelf-assigned by group; Mid-year project outline
 TuesdayAMovie Pitch preparation
NovelMid-year project outline (Due tomorrow in G. Classroom)
 WednesdayGDUE: Mid-year project outline (Google Classroom)Movie PitchNovelSelf-assigned by group
 ThursdayFD R O P
 FridayEMovie Pitch preparationNovelTBD


Monday, December 1, 2014 - Friday, December 5, 2014

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayGRead The Curious Incident, Ch 233 (pp 200-221)NovelFinish reading assignment from class
 TuesdayFD R O P

 WednesdayECurious Incident of the DogNovelComplete this blog post
 ThursdayDCurious Incident of the DogNovelTBD
 FridayCCurious Incident of the DogNovelTBD


Monday, November 17, 2014 - Friday, November 21, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayBThe Curious Incident of the Dog...Novel
 TuesdayAThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 227-229 (pp 179-200)   Audio
 WednesdayGD R O P

 Thursday
H A P P Y  T H A N K S G I V I N G

 FridayN O  S C H O O L



Monday, November 17, 2014 - Friday, November 21, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayGThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 163-179 (pages 115-140)   Audio
 TuesdayFD  R  O  P
 WednesdayEThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 181-199 (pages 140-165)  Audio
 ThursdayDThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 211-223 (pages 166-179)  Audio
 FridayC




Monday, November 10, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayDThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 2-59 (pages 2-32)   Audio
 Tuesday
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day
 WednesdayCThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 61-101 (pages 32-65)    Audio
 ThursdayBThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 103-131 (pages 65-85)    Audio
 FridayAThe Curious Incident of the Dog...NovelRead The Curious Incident, Chapters 137-157 (pages 85-115)     Audio


Monday, November 3, 2014 - Friday, November 7, 2014
Get a copy of Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Timewe will be starting it soon.
I have several copies available for you to rent at a suggested donation of $2.00

 Date Classwork  BookHomework
 MondayBQuiz: Vocab, Unit 7;
Compare/Contrast, Step One (G. Classroom)

Complete Compare/Contrast Essay, Step One (Google Classroom)
 TuesdayACompare/Contrast, Step Two (G. Classroom)
Finish Step Two (Google Classroom): You must write your introductory paragraph
 WednesdayGPeer Sharing of first two paragraphs
Finish Step Three (Google Classroom): Due Monday by class
 ThursdayFD  R  O  P

 FridayEIntroduction to The Curious Incident of the Dog
Finish Step Three for Monday by class


Monday, October 27, 2014 - Friday, October 31, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayGReview Vocab, Unit 7VocabComplete flashcards of the vocab words; Read your nonfiction book
 TuesdayFD  R  O  P
 WednesdayEIntro: The Comparison/Contrast Essay;  Read student choice essay from MFW: Suzanne Britt's "That Lean and Hungry Look" (p 499)MFWVocab study; nonfiction book
 ThursdayDCompare/Contrast activity (Men and Women)
Vocab study; nonfiction book
 FridayCQuiz: Vocab, Unit 7 (postponed)



Monday, October 20, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 Monday
NO SCHOOL

 TuesdayDReview Vocab, Unit 6VocabComplete flashcards of the vocab words
 WednesdayCWriting instructionWHTBD
 ThursdayB
WHTBD
 FridayAQuiz: Vocab, Unit 6
Writing instruction
WHTBD



Monday, October 13, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 Monday
NO SCHOOL

 TuesdayGReview Vocab, Unit 5
Review vocab words
 Wednesday
No Class- College Day
Review vocab words
 ThursdayFD  R  O  P
Review for tomorrow's vocab quiz
 FridayEQuiz: Vocab, Unit 5
Read "38 Who Saw Murder Didn't Call Police" -- Martin Gansberg;complete blog post


Monday, October 6, 2014 - Friday, October 10, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayEGrammarWHWork on your narrative essay (Due Thursday by start of class)
 TuesdayDGrammarWHWork on your narrative essay
 WednesdayCSebastian Junger's "Blowup: What Went Wrong at Storm King Mountain"
Narrative Essay due tomorrow by class. Don't forget to click "Turn In" button
 ThursdayBDUE: Narrative Essay"What Went Wrong..."
Review for tomorrow's grammar quiz
 FridayAQUIZ: Grammar; Mid-year Project: Last day to submit a book for approval



Monday, September 29, 2014 - Friday, October 3, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayCReview Vocab, Unit 4VocabComplete flashcards of the vocab words
 TuesdayBExcerpt from Swanson's Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
Finish reading excerpt from Manhunt; review for vocab quiz
 Wed.AManhunt
Complete Google+ assignment (see Home Page);
Review for tomorrow's vocab quiz
 ThursdayGQuiz: Vocab, Unit 4; narrative essay
The Narrative Essay -- First Draft (see Google Classroom): Due on Thurs., Oct 9 (100 points)
 FridayFD  R  O  P
Work on narrative essay


Monday, September 22, 2014 - Friday, September 26, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayAIntroduce Mid-year Project; Review Vocab, Unit 3VocabComplete flashcards (paper or virtual) of the vocab words
 TuesdayGThe Narrative Essay; excerpts from Travis Roy's Eleven SecondsMFWFinish reading excerpt of Eleven Seconds
 Wed.FD  R  O  P

 ThursdayEDiscuss Eleven Seconds; Read Brody's "How I Got Smart"MFWNarrative Essay- Prewriting (See Google Classroom
 FridayDWriting introductionsMFWTake Unit 3 vocab quiz by midnight Sunday: Quiz Link


Monday, September 15, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayFD  R  O  P

 TuesdayEVocab, Unit 2VocabComplete flashcards (paper or virtual) of the vocab words
 WednesdayDThe College EssayMFWWrite your college essay (Due in Google Classroom by class on Sept 22)
 ThursdayC"Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name"MFWStudy for your vocabulary quiz
 FridayBQuiz: Vocab, Unit 2;
The Narrative Essay
MFW

Tuesday, September 8, 2014 - Friday, September 12, 2014
Monday D, Tuesday C,  Wednesday B, Thursday A, Friday G

Classwork
Homework
  • Review Vocab Unit 1 and make notecards -- Monday
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Friday, September 5, 2014
Tuesday A, Wednesday G, Thursday F, Friday E

Classwork
  • "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
  • Review class policies and expectations
  • Why English?

Homework
  • Read Class Policies and Expectations (Tuesday)