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

Week 37: Monday, June 4, 2018 - Friday, June 8, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Discuss stories; Homework: Podcast and vocab quizzes
 Tuesday A T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 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 COADF, Ch 4-5
 Friday C 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)

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

Week 34: Monday, May 14, 2018 - Friday, May 18, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  East of Eden, Ch 34-37 (29 pp)
 Tuesday D East of Eden, Ch 38-41 (39 pp)
 Wednesday C 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 23-24 (35 pp)
 Tuesday B East of Eden, Ch 25-27 (40 pp)
 Wednesday A East of Eden, Ch 28-30 (29 pp)
 Thursday G DROP DAY
 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 15-16 (23 pp)
 Tuesday G DROP DAY
 Wednesday F East of Eden, Ch 17-18 (32 pp)
 Thursday E East of Eden, Ch 19-20 (23 pp)
 Friday D East of Eden, Ch 21-22 (33 pp)

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 East of Eden, Ch 4-6
 Wednesday C East of Eden, Ch 7-8
 Thursday B East of Eden, Ch 9-11
NO CLASS - Early Dismissal; East of Eden, Ch 12-14

Week 30: Monday, April 9, 2018 - Friday, April 13, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Kindred -- The Fight, Ch 10-16 (pp 154-188)
 Tuesday A Kindred -- The Storm, Ch 1-6 (pp 189-217)
NO CLASS - Mercy Day
 Thursday G DROP DAY
 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 Marques

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 Kindred -- The Fall, Ch 5-8; The Fight, Ch 1-2 (pp 81-117)
 Friday C Kindred -- The Fight, Ch 3-9 (pp 117-154)

Week 28: Monday, March 26, 2018 - Friday, March 30, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Huck Finn; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XXVIII-XXXI (pp 140-164)
 Tuesday C Huck Finn
 Wednesday B Huck Finn; Introduce Octavia Butler's Kindred
 Thursday A NO CLASS - Holy Week Service      ***END OF QUARTER THREE***

Week 27: Monday, March 19, 2018 - Friday, March 23, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Huck Finn; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XII-XVI (pp 47-72)   AUDIO BOOK
 Tuesday A Huck Finn; Emily Dickinson; Homework: Huck Finn, Ch XVII-XIX (pp 72-95)
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 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  Critical essay on Summer; "Thanatopsis";  Homework: Watch first 21 minutes of Twain Biography video
Introduction: Mark Twain and Huck Finn;  Homework:  Watch last 21 minutes of Twain Biography video
 Wednesday D Huck Finn, Ch I-VI (pp 1-22)    AUDIO BOOK
 Thursday C Huck Finn, Ch VII-XI (pp 22-47)
NO SCHOOL - Faculty Retreat

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

Week 24: Monday, February 26, 2018 - Friday, March 2, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  DROP DAY
 Tuesday F Thoreau's Walden; Homework: Read Edith Wharton's Summer, Chapters 1-3
 Wednesday E Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience"; Read Summer, Chapters 4-6
 Thursday D William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis"; Homework: Read Summer. Chapters 7-8
Summer; Homework: Read Summer, Chapters 9-11

Week 23: Monday, February 12, 2018 - Friday, February 16, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Discuss Nella Larsen's Passing
 Tuesday D Unit Introduction- Song of Myself: Individuality, Conformity, and Community
 Wednesday C DUE: Essay on The Crucible; Jonathan Edwards; Anne Bradsteet
 Thursday B Bradstreet (continued); William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis"
 Friday A Ralph Waldo Emerson; Homework: Read selections of 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 Two, Chapters 3-4 & Part Three, Chapter 1 (pp 233-256)
 Tuesday B Discuss The Crucible; Homework: Read Passing, Part Three, Chapters 2-4 (pp 256-275)
 Wednesday A Discuss Nella Larsen's Passing; Homework: Writing assignment
 Thursday G DROP DAY
 Friday F Discuss Passing

Week 21: Monday, January 29, 2018 - Friday, February 2, 2018
MondayDiscuss "The Third and Final Continent"; Introduction to Arthur Miller's The Crucible
Homework: Read , Part One, Chapters 1-2 (pp 171-193)Nella Larsen's Passing Tuesday Wednesday(1996; Directed by Nicholas Hytner, Screenplay by Arthur Miller);Homework: Read Part One, Chapters 3-4 (pp 193-208) The Crucible
Passing,  ThursdayHomework: Read Part Two, Chapters 1-2, (pp 211-233)The Crucible; Passing,  FridayThe Crucible

Week 20: Monday, January 22, 2018 - Friday, January 26, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of MaladiesHomework: "A Temporary Matter" and "When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine"
 Tuesday E Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "Interpreter of Maladies"
 Wednesday D Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "Sexy"
 Thursday C Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "This Blessed House"
 Friday B Interpreter of Maladies; Homework: "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 American anthems; Homework: Read Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural Address
 Wednesday A Walt Whitman; Carl Sandburg
 Thursday A Robert Frost

Week 17: Monday, January 1, 2018 - Friday, January 5, 2018
 Date   Agenda
 Tuesday G DROP DAY
 Wednesday F Rhetorical analysis essay
 Thursday E American anthems  CANCELED - SNOW DAY
 Friday D Anthems; Homework: Read Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural Address  CANCELED - SNOW DAY

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

Week 15: Monday, December 11, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B Discuss Fences
 Tuesday A DUE: Claims paragraph on FencesDiscuss Of Mice and Men
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 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 DROP DAY
 Tuesday F Watch Fences (2016; Dir. Denzel Washington); HW: Read Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, Ch 1-2 (pp 233-259)
 Wednesday E Fences; HW: Read Of Mice and Men, Ch 3 (pp 260-279)
 Thursday D Fences; HW: Read Of Mice and Men, Ch 4-6 (pp 280-310)
 Friday C Fences; HW: Write an entry on Fences in your Claims Journal (Google Classroom) by Tuesday's class

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 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
 Wednesday C NO CLASS - Assembly
 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  DROP DAY
 Tuesday F Survey review; Read ATGIB, Ch 43-44  ***Complete paragraph on ATGIB before Thanksgiving break
 Wednesday E Discuss Essential Questions; For next Monday, read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 45-52
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 29-31
 Tuesday D Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 32-34
 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 15-19
 Tuesday A Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 20-24
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 Thursday F Writing instruction; Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 25-28
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 Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 3-6
 Thursday C Read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Ch 7-14
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  Death of a Salesman; Homework: Blog post (Due by Tuesday midnight)
 Tuesday C Death of a Salesman
 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 The Great Gatsby;  Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
 Wednesday G DROP DAY
 Thursday F Salesman
 Friday E NO CLASS - Homecoming Rally
 Date Agenda    E NO CLASS - PSATs D C

Week 6: Monday, October 9, 2017 - Friday, October 13, 2017
Monday NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day TuesdayRead Ch 7 (pp 113-145)The Great Gatsby,  Wednesday
 ThursdayRead Ch 8-9 (pp 147-180)The Great Gatsby,  Friday 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 DROP DAY
 Friday F Read The Great Gatsby, Ch 5-6 (pp 81-111)

Week 4: Monday, September 25, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017
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 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  Thematic Unit Introduction- Illusion versus Reality: The Relative Nature of Truth; Hawthorne's "The Minister's Black Veil"
 Tuesday G DROP DAY
 Wednesday F Jack London's "To Build a Fire"
 Thursday E Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
 Friday D Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of Poker Flat"

Week 3: Monday, September 18, 2017 - Friday, September 22, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Read Station Eleven, Part 8: Chapters 48-52
 Tuesday E Read Station Eleven, Part 9: Chapters 53-55; 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 Station Eleven
 Thursday C Arguing a Painting
 Friday B Writing introductions

Week 2: Monday, September 11, 2017 - Friday, September 15, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Read Station Eleven, Part 4: Chapters 19-26
 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 DROP DAY
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 DROP DAY
 Thursday F Read Station Eleven, Part 2: Chapters 7-12
 Friday E Read Station Eleven, Part 3: Chapters 13-18