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Week 36: Monday, June 5, 2017 - Friday, June 9, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday GFinal Exam Study Guide; Intro to August Wilson and Fences
 Wednesday F Fences
 Thursday E Fences
 Friday D Fences

Week 35: Monday, May 29, 2017 - Friday, June 2, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday   NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day
 Tuesday E All My Sons group work
 Wednesday D All My Sons group presentations
 Thursday C Clips from All My Sons
 Friday B Ambrose Bierce's "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"

Week 34: Monday, May 22, 2017 - Friday, May 26, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    Arthur Miller's All My Sons
All My Sons
 Wednesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G All My Sons
 Friday F All My Sons

Week 33: Monday, May 15, 2017 - Friday, May 19, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Twelve Angry Men
 Tuesday C Twelve Angry Men
 Wednesday B Twelve Angry Men
Twelve Angry Men

Week 32: Monday, May 8, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  B  Chronicle of a Death Foretold;  On Friday we will have a vocab quiz on the following Unit 9 words: allocate, ardent, brash, chastise, copious, deviate, omnipotent, palatable, poignant, spontaneous
 Tuesday A DROP DAY
 Wednesday G Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men
 Thursday F Twelve Angry Men
 Friday E QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 9; Twelve Angry Men

Week 31: Monday, May 1, 2017 - Friday, May 5, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Chronicle of a Death Foretold, Ch 1
 Tuesday F COADF, Ch 2
 Wednesday E COADF, Ch 3
 Thursday      D COADF, Ch 4
 Friday C COADF, Ch 5

Week 30: Monday, April 24, 2017 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Click here for our next book (needed by May 1)
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Frost poetry
 Tuesday C Poetry
 Wednesday B Poetry
 Thursday A DROP DAY
NO CLASS- Half Day

Week 29: Monday, April 10, 2017 - Friday, April 14, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday G Robert Frost
 Wednesday F Frost continued
 Thursday E QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 8Frost continued
NO SCHOOL - Good Friday

Week 28: Monday, April 3, 2017 - Friday, April 7, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
 Tuesday D Harlem Renaissance poetry
 Wednesday C Harlem Renaissance poetry (continued)
 Thursday B Poetry; Take Vocab Unit 8 quiz by the end of the school day today  (POSTPONED)

Week 27: Monday, March 27, 2017 - Friday, March 31, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Writing
William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily";
HOMEWORK: Finish body paragraphs and conclusion of Gatsby essay for Thursday's class
 Wednesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G Writing
 Friday F Writing

Week 26: Monday, March 20, 2017 - Friday, March 24, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday G Writing
 Wednesday F Writing
 Thursday E Writing
 Friday D Writing

Week 25: Monday, March 13, 2017 - Friday, March 17, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 8 (pp 147-162)   AUDIO- Chapter 8
 Tuesday D SNOW DAY; Homework: Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 9 (pp 163-180)   AUDIO- Chapter 9
 Wednesday G NO CLASS - Delayed start
 Thursday C The Great Gatsby
 Friday B The Great Gatsby

Week 24: Monday, March 6, 2017 - Friday, March 10, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 3 (pp 39-59)   AUDIO- Chapter 3
 Tuesday B Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 4 (pp 61-80)   AUDIO- Chapter 4
 Wednesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G Read The Great Gatsby, Chapters 5-6 (pp 81-111)   AUDIO- Chapter 5,  Chapter 6
 Friday F Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 7 (pp 113-145)   AUDIO- Chapter 7

Week 23: Monday, February 27, 2017 - Friday, March 3, 2017
Bring the correct edition of The Great Gatsby to class on Monday (February 27)
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Of Mice and Men article
 Tuesday F Watch Fitzgerald A&E Biography
 Wednesday E Discuss Of Mice and Men
 Thursday D Read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1 (pp 1-21)
Read The Great Gatsby, Chapter 2 (pp 23-38)   AUDIO

Week 22: Monday, February 13, 2017 - Friday, February 17, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  E  SNOW DAY
 Tuesday D Read John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, Chapter 1 (pp 233-244)
 Wednesday C Read Of Mice and Men, Chapter 2 (pp 245-259)
 Thursday B Read Of Mice and Men, Chapter 3 (pp 260-279);  For Monday, February 27, please finish the novel;
Order a copy of The Great Gatsby (see link above)
 Friday A DROP DAY

Week 21: Monday, February 6, 2017 - Friday, February 10, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Prepare a short presentation on Modernism-
 Tuesday B Presentation on Modernism; Homework: "What is Poetry" assignment (Due Thursday by class)
 Wednesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G DUE: "What is Poetry"
 Friday F

Week 20: Monday, January 30, 2017 - Friday, February 3, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday G Vocab, Unit 7
 Wednesday F Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"
 Thursday E "The Yellow Wallpaper"
 Friday D QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 7; "The Yellow Wallpaper"

Week 19: Monday, January 23, 2017 - Friday, January 27, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Stephen Crane's "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" 
 Tuesday E Jack London's "To Build a Fire"
 Wednesday D Vocab, Unit 6
 Thursday C Review Crane and London stories
 Friday B QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 6; Crane poems

Week 18: Monday, January 9, 2017 - Friday, January 13, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Exam review
 Tuesday C Exam review
 Wednesday B Stephen Crane
 Thursday A DROP DAY
 Friday A Exam review;   END OF QUARTER TWO

Week 17: Monday, January 2, 2017 - Friday, January 6, 2017
 Date   Agenda
 Monday    NO SCHOOL - Vacation
 Tuesday A DROP DAY
 Wednesday G Stephen Crane
 Thursday F Grammar
 Friday E Grammar

Week 16: Monday, December 19, 2016 - Friday, December 23, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Abaham Lincoln's "The Gettysburg Address"
 Tuesday E Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's "A New England Nun"
 Wednesday D Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour"
 Thursday C Bret Harte's "The Outcasts of Poker Flat"
 Friday B NO SCHOOL - Merry Christmas!

Week 15: Monday, December 12, 2016 - Friday, December 16, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  D  Vocab, Unit 5: clemency, dearth, discrepancy, embark, infallible, remiss
Walt Whitman; Take Vocab Quiz, Unit 5 by the
end of school Friday
 Tuesday C Walt Whitman
 Wednesday B Walt Whitman
 Thursday A DROP DAY
 Friday G QUIZ: Whitman and Dickinson; Take Vocab Quiz, Unit 5 by end of school today

Week 14: Monday, December 5, 2016 - Friday, December 9, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday G Emily Dickinson
 Wednesday F Emily Dickinson
 Thursday E Emily Dickinson
NO CLASS - Half Day (C-D-E-F)

Week 13: Monday, November 28 - Friday, December 2, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Book Clubs; Reflection on Romanticism/Transcendentalism quiz (abbreviated class)
 Tuesday E Finish reflection; Vocab, Unit 4: affiliated, ascertain, converge, esteem (noun), finite, omniscient, scrupulous, uncanny;
 Wednesday D Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Minister's Black Veil"
 Thursday C Nathaniel Hawthorne
 Friday B QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 4; Emily Dickinson

Week 12: Monday, November 21 - Friday, November 25, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  A  DROP DAY
 Tuesday G Quiz reflection; Book Clubs
 Wednesday F Book Clubs

Week 11: Monday, November 14, 2016 - Friday, November 18, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  F  Edgar Allan Poe: Theory of the short story, "The Tell-Tale Heart"
 Tuesday E Poe: "The Black Cat"
 Wednesday D Poe: "The Cask of Amontillado"
 Thursday C Book Club meetings
 Friday B NO CLASS - Assembly

Week 10: Monday, November 7, 2016 - Friday, November 11, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  C  Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience"
 Tuesday B Transcendentalism
 Wednesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G Book Club meetings
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day

Week 9: Monday, October 31, 2016 - Friday, November 4, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday  G  Vocab, Unit 3: adversary, alienate, coerce, demise, exhilarate, inclement, muse, negligible, perpetuate, precedent, punitive; 
Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emerson (continued)
 Wednesday E Henry David Thoreau
 Friday D Take the Vocab, Unit 3 quiz by the end of Sunday; Book Club meetings

Week 8: Monday, October 24, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday E Romanticism; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Tide Rises, Tide Falls"
 Tuesday D William Cullen Bryant's "Thanatopsis" and "To a Waterfowl"
 Wednesday C Transcendentalism; Ralph Waldo Emerson
 Thursday B Book Club meetings
 Friday A DROP DAY

Week 7: Monday, October 17, 2016 - Friday, October 21, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B Vocab Unit 2 (Quiz on Friday); Writing claims
 Tuesday A DROP DAY
 Thursday G Guest lesson (Librarian assistant)
 Friday F QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 2; Writing; Bring your book club book to class on Monday.

Week 6: Monday, October 10, 2016 - Friday, October 14, 2016
 Date   Agenda
NO SCHOOL - Columbus Day
 Tuesday F Introduce Book Clubs; Discuss "The Declaration of Independence"
 Wednesday E Select book and group members; Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"
 Thursday D Patrick Henry's "Speech in the Virginia Convention"
 Friday C DUE: Printed and signed permission form

Week 5: Monday, October 3, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D QUIZ: The Crucible
 Tuesday C Rhetorical argument
 Wednesday B The Declaration of Independence
 Thursday A DROP DAY
 Friday G The Declaration (continued)

Week 4: Monday, September 26, 2016 - Friday, September 30, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday B The Crucible;  On Friday, we will be having a vocab quiz on the following words in Unit 1: augment, dour, fortitude, insidious, opulent, reiterate, tentative, unkempt
 Tuesday A DROP DAY
 Wednesday G The Crucible;  Documentary on the Salem Witch Trials  START AT 23:00
 Thursday F Writing instruction
 Friday E QUIZ: Vocab, Unit 1Writing instruction

Week 3: Monday, September 19, 2016 - Friday, September 23, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday F Tragedy, Arthur Miller, The Crucible
 Wednesday E Arthur Miller's The Crucible
 Thursday D The Crucible
 Friday C The Crucible

Week 2: Monday, September 12, 2016 - Friday, September 16, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday D Turnitin.com sign-up; Unit 1: The American Indians & The Puritans
 Tuesday C The American Indians
 Wednesday B Poetry of Anne Bradstreet
 Thursday A DROP DAY
 Friday G Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"

Week 1: Monday, September 6, 2016 - Friday, September 9, 2016
 Date   Agenda
 Monday   NO SCHOOL- Labor Day
 Tuesday A DROP DAY
 Wednesday G Discuss "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
 Thursday F Review class policies and expectations and website; articles on reading
 Friday E Articles on reading