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Agenda- English II, Period C (2017-2018)

Week 37: Monday, June 4, 2018 - Friday, June 8, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  COADF; Homework: Three short stories- William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" (1930), Ernest Hemingway's "Hills Like White Elephants" (1927) & "A Day's Wait" (1933)
 Tuesday A Discuss stories; Homework: Podcast and vocab quizzes
 Wednesday G T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
 Thursday F Poetry
 Friday E Poetry

Week 36: Monday, May 28, 2018 - Friday, June 1, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Tuesday F Wrap up East of Eden; Letter to John Steinbeck
 Wednesday E Class:  Gabriel García Márquez's Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Ch 1; Homework: Ch 2-3
 Thursday D DROP DAY
 Friday C COADF, Ch 4-5

Week 35: Monday, May 21, 2018 - Friday, May 25, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    NO CLASS - Adjusted Exam Schedule
East of Eden, Ch 50-51 (25 pp)
 Wednesday B East of Eden, Ch 52-55 (31 pp)
 Thursday A NO CLASS - Class Day Mass
 Friday G East of Eden

Week 34: Monday, May 14, 2018 - Friday, May 18, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  East of Eden, Ch 34-37 (29 pp)
 Tuesday D DROP DAY
 Wednesday C East of Eden, Ch 38-41 (39 pp)
East of Eden, Ch 42-45 (33 pp)
East of Eden, Ch 46-49 (32 pp)

Week 33: Monday, May 7, 2018 - Friday, May 11, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  East of Eden, Ch 21-22 (33 pp)
 Tuesday B East of Eden, Ch 23-24 (35 pp)
 Wednesday A East of Eden, Ch 25-27 (40 pp)
 Thursday G East of Eden, Ch 28-30 (29 pp)
 Friday F East of Eden, Ch 31-33 (30 pp)

Week 32: Monday, April 30, 2018 - Friday, May 4, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  East of Eden, Ch 12-14 (27 pp)
 Tuesday G East of Eden, Ch 15-16 (23 pp)
 Wednesday F East of Eden, Ch 17-18 (32 pp)
 Thursday E East of Eden, Ch 19-20 (23 pp)
 Friday D DROP DAY

Week 31: Monday, April 23, 2018 - Friday, April 27, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Discuss Kindred and Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; HW: Read East of Eden, Ch 1-3 (30 pp)
 Tuesday D DROP DAY
 Wednesday C East of Eden, Ch 4-6 (21 pp)
 Thursday B East of Eden, Ch 7-8  (35 pp)
East of Eden, Ch 9-11 (35 pp)

Week 30: Monday, April 9, 2018 - Friday, April 13, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Kindred -- The Fight, Ch 3-9 (pp 117-154)
 Tuesday A Kindred -- The Fight, Ch 10-16 (pp 154-188)
 Thursday G Kindred -- The Storm, Ch 1-6 (pp 189-217)
 Friday F For Monday following break:
1) Finish reading Kindred -- The Storm, Ch 7-13; The Rope; Epilogue (pp 217-264)
2) Read excerpt from Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl 
3) Order copies of East of Eden and Collected Novellas of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Week 29: Monday, April 2, 2018 - Friday, April 6, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  NO SCHOOL - Easter Monday
 Tuesday F Octavia Butler's Kindred -- Prologue; The River; The Fire (pp 9-51)
 Wednesday E Kindred -- The Fall, Ch 1-4 (52-81)
 Thursday D DROP DAY
 Friday C Kindred -- The Fall, Ch 5-8; The Fight, Ch 1-2 (pp 81-117)

Week 28: Monday, March 26, 2018 - Friday, March 30, 2018
 Date   ThAgenda
 Monday  D  DROP DAY
 Tuesday C Huck Finn; Homework: Huck FInn, Ch XXVIII-XXXI (pp 140-164)
 Wednesday B Huck Finn
 Thursday A Huck Finn;       ***END OF QUARTER THREE***

Week 27: Monday, March 19, 2018 - Friday, March 23, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Huck Finn; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch VII-XI (pp 22-47)   AUDIO BOOK
 Tuesday A Huck Finn; Emily Dickinson; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XII-XVI (pp 47-72)
 Wednesday G Huck Finn; Dickinson; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XVII-XIX (pp 72-95)
 Thursday F Huck Finn; Dickinson; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XX-XXIII (pp 95-118)
 Friday E Huck Finn; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XXIV-XXVII (pp 118-140)

Week 26: Monday, March 12, 2018 - Friday, March 16, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Introduction: Mark Twain and The Adventures of Huck Finn; Homework: For Thursday, watch Twain Biography video
NO CLASS - Lenten Reconciliation Service
 Wednesday D DROP DAY
 Thursday C Huck Finn, Ch I-VI (pp 1-22)     AUDIO BOOK
NO SCHOOL - Faculty Retreat

Week 25: Monday, March 5, 2018 - Friday, March 9, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Summer; Homework: Read Summer, Ch 12-14
 Tuesday B  Walt Whitman; Homework: Read Summer, Ch 15-16
 Wednesday A  Whitman continued; Homework: Read Summer, Ch 17-18 (end)
 Thursday G  Summer
 Friday F  Summer

Week 24: Monday, February 26, 2018 - Friday, March 2, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Thoreau's Walden; Homework: Read Edith Wharton's Summer, Chapters 1-3
 Tuesday F Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience"; Homework: Read Summer, Chapters 4-6
 Wednesday E William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis"; Homework: Read Summer. Chapters 7-11 (Note this assignment is two-nights worth)
 Thursday D DROP DAY
NO CLASS - Half Day

Week 23: Monday, February 12, 2018 - Friday, February 16, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Unit Introduction- Song of Myself: Individuality, Conformity, and Community
 Tuesday D DROP DAY
 Wednesday C DUE: Essay on The Crucible; Jonathan Edwards; Anne Bradstreet
 Thursday B Bradstreet (continued); William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis"
 Friday A Ralph Waldo Emerson; Homework: Read selections from Henry David Thoreau's Walden

Week 22: Monday, February 5, 2018 - Friday, February 9, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Discuss The Crucible; Homework: Read Passing, Part Three, Chapters 2-4 (pp 256-275)
 Tuesday B Discuss The Crucible
 Wednesday A Discuss Nella Larsen's Passing; Homework: Writing assignment
 Thursday G Discuss Passing
 Friday F Anne Bradstreet; Jonathan Edwards

Week 21: Monday, January 29, 2018 - Friday, February 2, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday A Discuss "This Blessed House" & "The Third and Final Continent"; Introduction to Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Homework: Read Nella Larsen's Passing, Part One, Chapters 1-2 (pp 171-193)
 Tuesday G The Crucible (1996; Directed by Nicholas Hytner, Screenplay by Arthur Miller);
Homework: Read Passing, Part One, Chapters 3-4 (pp 193-208)
 Wednesday F The Crucible; Homework: Read Passing, Part Two, Chapters 1-2 (pp 211-233)
 Thursday E The Crucible; Homework: Read Passing, Part Two, Chapters 3-4 & Part Three, Chapter 1 (pp 233-256)
 Friday D DROP DAY

Week 20: Monday, January 22, 2018 - Friday, January 26, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "A Temporary Matter" and "When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine"
 Tuesday E Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "Interpreter of Maladies"
 Wednesday D DROP DAY
 Thursday C Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "Sexy"
 Friday B Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "This Blessed House" and "The Third and Final Continent"

Week 19: Mid-year Exams

Week 18: Monday, January 8, 2018 - Friday, January 12, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday C American anthems
 Tuesday B Walt Whitman; Carl Sandburg
 Wednesday A Robert Frost
 Thursday A Robert Frost

Week 17: Monday, January 1, 2018 - Friday, January 5, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Tuesday G Rhetorical analysis essay
 Wednesday F American anthems
 Thursday E American anthems   CANCELED - SNOW DAY
 Friday D DROP DAY

Week 16: Monday, December 18, 2017 - Friday, December 22, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D DROP DAY
 Tuesday C Rhetorical analysis; Patrick Henry; HW: Read "The Declaration of Independence"
 Wednesday B The Declaration
 Thursday A Benjamin Franklin's "Speech to the Constitutional Convention" (1787)

Week 15: Monday, December 11, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B Discuss Fences; HW: Read Of Mice and Men, Ch 5-6
 Tuesday A Discuss Fences
 Wednesday G Discuss Of Mice and Men
 Thursday F Discuss Of Mice and Men
 Friday E "Curley's Wife" discussion; HW: Read Patrick Henry's "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention" (1775)

Week 14: Monday, December 4, 2017 - Friday, December 8, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday G Watch Fences (2016; Dir. Denzel Washington); HW: Read Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, Ch 1-2 (pp 233-259)
 Tuesday F Fences; HW: Read Of Mice and Men, Ch 3 (pp 260-279)
 Wednesday E Fences; HW: Read Of Mice and Men, Ch 4 (pp 280-292); Write an entry on Fences in your Claims Journal for Monday's class
 Thursday D DROP DAY
 Friday C NO CLASS - Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Week 13: Monday, November 27, 2017 - Friday, December 1, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Thematic Unit Introduction -- This Land is Your Land: Discovering our American Identity; Read ATGIB, Ch 53-56
 Tuesday D DROP DAY
 Wednesday C A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
 Thursday B Grammar: Phrases
 Friday A Grammar: Phrases; Intro to August Wilson

Week 12: Monday, November 20, 2017 - Friday, November 24, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Survey review; Read ATGIB. Ch 43-44  ***Complete paragraph on ATGIB before Thanksgiving break
 Tuesday F Claim paragraph; For next Monday, read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 45-52
 Wednesday E NO CLASS - Thanksgiving Service and Early Dismissal
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess
NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess

Week 11: Monday, November 13, 2017 - Friday, November 17, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 32-34
 Tuesday D DROP DAY
 Wednesday C Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 35-37
 Thursday B Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 38-39
 Friday A Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 40-42

Week 10: Monday, November 6, 2017 - Friday, November 10, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 10-14
 Tuesday A Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 15-19
 Wednesday G Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 20-24
 Thursday F Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 25-31
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day

Week 9: Monday, October 30, 2017 - Friday, November 3, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Death of a Salesman quiz
 Tuesday E Read Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 1-2
 Wednesday D NO CLASS - All Saints' Day 
 Thursday C Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 3-9
NO SCHOOL - Diocesan Professional Day

Week 8: Monday, October 23, 2017 - Friday, October 27, 2017
Bring A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (ISBN: 978-0060736262) to class on Monday, Oct. 30
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  DROP DAY
 Tuesday C Read Salesman; Homework: Blog post (Due by Wednesday midnight)
 Wednesday B Death of a Salesman
 Thursday A Death of a Salesman
 Friday G Field Trip - Trinity Repertory's production of Death of a Salesman

Week 7: Monday, October 16, 2017 - Friday, October 20, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  The Great Gatsby
 Tuesday A Discuss The Great Gatsby;  Begin reading Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
 Wednesday G Read Salesman
 Thursday F Read Salesman
 Friday E Read Salesman

Week 6: Monday, October 9, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
 Tuesday E Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 8-9 (pp 147-180)
 Thursday D DROP DAY
 Friday C The Great Gatsby

Week 5: Monday, October 2, 2017 - Friday, October 6, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Ch 1 (pp 1-21)
 Tuesday B Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 2-3 (pp 23-59)
 Wednesday A Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 4 (pp 61-80)
 Thursday G Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 5-6 (pp 81-111)
 Friday F Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 7 (pp 113-145)

Week 4: Monday, September 25, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017
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 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  NO CLASS - Mercy Day Mass
 Tuesday G Thematic Unit Introduction-- Illusion versus Reality: The Relative Nature of Truth; Hawthorne's "The Minister's Black Veil"
 Wednesday F Jack London's "To Build a Fire"
 Thursday E Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"; Homework: Read Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
 Friday D DROP DAY

Week 3: Monday, September 18, 2017 - Friday, September 22, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Read Station Eleven, Part 9: Chapters 53-55
 Tuesday E Station Eleven;   Homework: Choose ONE of the following options:
1) Author visit- Peter Thacher Elementary School, 160 James Street, Attleboro 
2) See Google Classroom for the assignment
 Wednesday D DROP DAY
 Thursday C Arguing a Painting
 Friday B Writing introductions

Week 2: Monday, September 11, 2017 - Friday, September 15, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  DROP DAY
 Tuesday C Read Station Eleven, Part 5: Chapters 27-37
 Wednesday B Read Station Eleven, Part 6: Chapters 38-41
 Thursday A Read Station Eleven, Part 7: Chapters 42-47
 Friday G Read Station Eleven, Part 8: Chapters 48-52

Week 1: Monday, September 4, 2017 - Friday, September 8, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday   NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
 Tuesday A Read Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven, Part 1: Chapters 1-6
 Wednesday G Read Station Eleven, Part 2: Chapters 7-12
 Thursday F Read Station Eleven, Part 3: Chapters 13-18
 Friday E Read Station Eleven, Part 4: Chapters 19-26 (for Tuesday)