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Syllabus- English III, Period C

Monday, June 1, 2015 - Friday, June 12, 2015
 Date Classwork
 MondayFLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Gifts for the Darkness"
 TuesdayELord of the Flies
For Friday, read LOTF- "A View to a Death" & "The Shell and the Glasses"
 WednesdayDDROP DAY

 ThursdayCNO CLASS- Junior Retreat

 FridayBFinal Exam review
Read LOTF- "Castle Rock" & "Cry of the Hunters"
 MondayALord of the Flies
Read James Joyce's "Araby"
 TuesdayGLord of the Flies; "Araby"

 WednesdayFFinal Exam review
College essay due in Google Classroom on the day of the English Final Exam

 FridayEnglish Exam

Monday, May 25, 2015 - Friday, May 29, 2015

 Date Classwork
NO SCHOOL- Memorial Day    

 TuesdayCLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Fire on the Mountain"
 WednesdayBLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Huts on the Beach" & "Painted Faces and Long Hair"
 ThursdayALord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Beasts from Water"
 FridayGLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Beasts from Air" & "Shadows and Tall Trees"

Monday, May 18, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015
 Date Classwork 
"The Soldier"; "Dulce et Decorum Est"; "Digging"' Blackberry-Picking"
Annotate "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"
Annotate "The Explosion" and "On the Patio"
 ThursdayE"The Explosion"; "On the Patio"
For Tuesday: Read Lord of the Flies, Chapter "The Sound of the Shell"

Monday, May 11, 2015 - Friday, May 15, 2015
 Date Classwork 
 MondayB"An Irish Airman" & "The Second Coming"
Annotate "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" and "Sailing to Byzantium"
 TuesdayA"Innisfree" and "Byzantium"
Annotate "Funeral Blues" and "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
 WednesdayG"Funeral Blues"; "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
Annotate "The Soldier" and "Dulce et Decorum Est"
 ThursdayFNO CLASS- Ascension Thursday Mass

 FridayEAnnotate "Digging"
Annotate "Blackberry-Picking"
Austen Essay Writers: email me your final draft that you submitted to JASNA. I must receive it by tonight for credit- no exceptions

Monday, May 4, 2015 - Friday, May 8, 2015
 Date Classwork 
 MondayG"My Last Duchess"
Annotate Browning's "Porphyria's Lover" OR Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush"; Be prepared to discuss both
 TuesdayF"Porphyria's Lover"; "Darkling Thrush"
Annotate "Dover Beach"; Annotate "God's Grandeur" OR "Pied Beauty"; Be prepared to discuss all three
 WednesdayE"Dover Beach"; Hopkins's poems
Annotate TWO of the following: "To an Athlete," "When I Was One-and-Twenty"; "Invictus"; Be prepared to discuss all three
 ThursdayDDROP DAY

 FridayCHousman and Henley
Annotate "An Irish Airman" and "The Second Coming"

Monday, April 27, 2015 - Friday, May 1, 2015
 Date Classwork Book Homework
 TuesdayCBNW Ch 12-18 Test
Annotate Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
Annotate Tennyson's "Break, Break, Break" & "The Eagle"; submit annotations to GC
 ThursdayATennyson; Intro to Victorian Age
Annotate Tennyson's "Ulysses"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
Annotate Browning's "My Last Duchess"; submit annotations to Google Classroom

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayB"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (see Google Classroom)
Annotate Wordworth's "The World is Too Much With Us" and Byron's 
"She Walks in Beauty" & ""So We'll Go No More a Roving"; submit to Google Classroom
 TuesdayAWordsworth & Byron
Annotate Shelley's "Sonnet: England in 1819" & "Ozymandias"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 WednesdayGFirst two pages of Austen essay due by class (submit via email); Shelley
Annotate Keats's "Bright Star" & "When I Have Fears"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
Annotate Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
For vacation: Finish Brave New World or Austen essay

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGConclude "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard";
W. H. Auden's "Musee des Beaux Arts"

Annotate Robert Burns's "To a Mouse" (Listen to audio!) and Blake's "The Lamb" and "The Tyger"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 TuesdayF"To a Mouse"; "The Lamb" and "The Tyger"

 WednesdayEBNW Ch 5-11 Test; conclude Blake poems
Annotate Blake's "Chimney Sweeper" poems and Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" & "My Heart Leaps Up"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 ThursdayDDROP DAY

 FridayC"Chimney Sweepers" and Wordsworth poems
Complete participation rubric on Google Classroom by midnight Sunday; Bring ear buds to class on Monday

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework

 TuesdayCReview poetry discussion requirements;
Read Alexander Pope handout

Order THIS version (paperback) of Lord of the Flies
 WednesdayBReview Alexander Pope; Intro to Romantic Age

 ThursdayAThomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"

Happy Easter

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayBMarvel's "To His Coy Mistress; Donne's "The Flea"Lit.Read this poem and the analysis linked on the document
 TuesdayASwift's "A Modest Proposal"Lit.
 WednesdayG"A Modest Proposal"Lit.
 ThursdayFTEST: Brave New World, Ch 1-4;
Intro to The Enlightenment (Neoclassical) Period
Lit.Choose your poems for the poetry discussions

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGIntro Jacobean, Caroline, Interregnum;
John Donne
Lit.Essay writers: Write a thesis statement (Google Classroom);
Readers: Read Brave New World
 TuesdayFDonne; George HerbertLit.
 WednesdayEComplete these questions on Donne's "Meditation 17"Lit.Writers: Essay outline due Friday
 ThursdayDD R O P

 FridayCDue: Essay Outline; Andrew MarvellLit.

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEPride and PrejudiceP&PReview Vocab Unit 9 words; take online quiz by midnight Sunday
 TuesdayDD R O P

Pride and PrejudiceP&PRead your assigned critical essay on P&P for tomorrow's class
 ThursdayBPride and PrejudiceP&PReview this page on JASNA Essay or Brave New World
 FridayAJASNA Essay or Brave New WorldP&PTake Vocab, Unit 9 quiz by midnight Sunday

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayCPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 4-7
 TuesdayBPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 8-11
 WednesdayAPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 12-15
 ThursdayGPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 16-19
 FridayFPride and PrejudiceP&PTBD

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGPride and Prejudice
Read Pride and Prejudice, Vol 2, Ch 1-6
 TuesdayFPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 2, Ch 7-12
 WednesdayEPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 2, Ch 13-19
Pride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 1-3

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
Read Pride and Prejudice, Vol 1, Ch 1-6
 TuesdayDPride and PrejudiceP&P
Pride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 1, Ch 7-10
 ThursdayBPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 1, Ch 11-16
 FridayAPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 1, Ch 17-23

Monday, February 2, 2015 - Friday, February 6, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework


 WednesdayAQUIZ: Soliliquy; Macbeth 

Blog Entry #6 (Due tomorrow by class)
 FridayFQUIZ: Macbeth; Submit Macbeth notes to  Google Classroom by end of class
Bring Pride and Prejudice to class on Monday. If we have a snow day, read the assigned chapters.

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
Blog Entry #5 (Due Wednesday by class, even if there are snow days!)
Blog entry due tomorrow by class, even if there are snow days

 FridayCD R O P

Monday, January 19, 2015 - Friday, January 23, 2015

 Date Classwork Book Homework




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

 Date Classwork Book Homework




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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEPreparing for presentations
Upload visual component to Google Classroom
 TuesdayDD R O P

 WednesdayCMid-year presentations

 ThursdayBMid-year presentations
 FridayAMid-year presentations

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGAct 2, scene 3

 TuesdayAD R O P   (Christmas Assembly)
Have a Merry Christmas with your family and friends

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayEDUE: Blog Assignment #3; Macbeth's first soliloquy
Blog Assignment #4 (Due by class Thursday)
 TuesdayDD R O P

 WednesdayCAct 2, scene 1
Blog Assignment #4 (Due by class tomorrow)
 ThursdayBAct 2, scenes 1
Work on Mid-year project
 FridayAAct 2, scene 2
Work on Mid-year project

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

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayBListen to Act 1, scenes 2-3
Blog Assignment #2: Due tomorrow by class
 TuesdayAAnatomy of a Scene: Act 1, scene 4

 WednesdayGAnatomy of a Scene (cont.)
Mid-year project outline due tomorrow in Google Classroom
 ThursdayFDUE: Mid-year Project Outline; Act 1, scenes 5-6
Blog Assignment #3: Due Monday by class
 FridayED R O P

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

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayGComplete blog assignment

 TuesdayFWriting an outline (Mid-year project);
Macbeth: Creating a blog

Blog Assignment #1; review vocab
 WednesdayEMacbeth: "Tossing Lines"
Review Unit 8 vocab; take quiz by midnight Sunday   QUIZ LINK
 ThursdayDD R O P
Review vocab; take quiz by midnight Sunday   QUIZ LINK
 FridayCMacbeth: Listen to Act 1, scene 1;
Comparing film scenes (The Witches)

Blog Assignment #2Due Tuesday by class; 
Reminder that Mid-year outline due December 11

Monday, November 24, 2014 - Friday, November 28, 2014

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayBSonnet presentations
Mid-year bibliography due tomorrow by class in Google Classroom; Read the assignment description and rubric carefully
 TuesdayAShakespeare and the Globe

 WednesdayGD R O P

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

 FridayCN O  S C H O O L

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayGShakespeare sonnets
Original Sonnet Assignment (Google Classroom- 50 points) -- Due Wednesday; Review Unit 8 vocab
 TuesdayFShakespeare sonnets
Original Sonnet Assignment (due tomorrow)
 WednesdayEDUE: Original Sonnet; Shakespeare sonnets
Review Unit 8 vocab; take quiz by end of school day Friday
 ThursdayDD  R  O  P

 FridayCPOSTPONED: Vocab Quiz, Unit 8
Bibliography due next week (11/25)

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayDD  R  O  P
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day
 WednesdayCSonnet project    

 ThursdayBSonnet project

 FridayASonnet project; Screenings begin on Monday
Sonnet films must be ready for Monday

Monday, November 3, 2014 - Friday, November 7, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayBPoetry of Spenser, Sidney, Wyatt
Annotate Sir Thomas Wyatt's "They Flee From Me"
For an explanation and examples of annotations, see this blog entry
 TuesdayAPoetry of Spenser, Sidney, Wyatt
 WednesdayGShakespeare's sonnets
Annotate Shakespeare's Sonnet 73
 ThursdayFShakespeare's sonnets

 FridayEShakespeare's sonnets

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayGMechanics of good writing; Intro to The Renaissance & Restoration
Review Unit 7 vocabulary words (quiz due by midnight Sunday); 
The Sonnet (see
Google Classroom)
 TuesdayFNo class- Mass
Sonnet assignment
 WednesdayEMeet in Library
Sonnet assignment (Due Friday in class)
 ThursdayDD  R  O  P

 FridayCThe Sonnet
Complete the online vocabulary quiz by midnight Sunday   QUIZ LINK

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework

 TuesdayDD  R  O  P

 WednesdayCMechanics of good writingWHTBD
 ThursdayBMechanics of good writingWHTBD
 FridayAMechanics of good writingWHTBD

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework

Review Unit 6 vocabulary words (quiz due by end of school day Friday)
No Class- PSATs
Review vocabulary words
Review vocabulary words (take quiz by end of school tomorrow)   QUIZ LINK

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayE"The Wife of Bath's Tale"; ballads
Review Unit 5 vocabulary words (quiz due by end of school day Friday)
 TuesdayDD  R  O  P

 WednesdayCThe Canterbury Tales
Review vocabulary words
Review vocabulary words (take quiz by end of school tomorrow)  QUIZ LINK

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayCQUIZ: Grammar (Agreement/ Pronoun Reference)
Read "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
 TuesdayBIntro: Medieval Period; "Sir Gawain..."LitRead "The Pardoner's Tale"
 Wed.A"The Pardoner's Tale";  Google+ account setupLitComplete Google+ assignment (see Home Page);
Review Unit 4 vocabulary words (quiz due by
end of school day Friday)
 ThursdayG"The Miller's Tale"
Review vocabulary words (take quiz by end of school day tomorrow)
 FridayF"The Reeve's Tale"
Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale"

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayAGrammar:  Agreement- Subject/ verb; pronoun/antecedent Writer's HelpGrammar (TBD); review Unit 3 vocabulary words
 TuesdayGGrammar: Agreement; Pronoun referenceWHGrammar (TBD); review vocab words
 Wed.FGrammar: Pronoun referenceWHTake vocab quiz by end of school Friday:  Vocab Unit 3 Quiz Link
 ThursdayED  R  O  P

 FridayDD  R  O  P
Review for Monday's grammar quiz

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayFBeowulfLit.The Boast (Google Classroom) -- Due tomorrow; review Unit 2 vocab words
 TuesdayEBeowulfLit.Short Response (Google Classroom) -- Due Thursday
 WednesdayDD  R  O  P

 ThursdayCBeowulf Lit.Review Unit 2 vocab words (quiz due by midnight Sunday)
 FridayBPlagiarism presentationLit.Take vocab quiz by midnight SundayVocab Unit 2 Quiz Link;
Plagiarism (Google Classroom) -- Due Tuesday

Monday, September 8, 2014 - Friday, September 12, 2014

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 Monday D D  R  O  P  
 Tuesday C Intro to Anglo Saxon Period Read "The Ruin"  
 Wednesday B "The Ruin," "The Seafarer"     Review for vocab quiz
 Thursday A Begin Beowulf (pp 40-64)Lit.Take the vocab quiz by midnight Sunday. Quiz Link
 Friday G Read BeowulfLit.Finish Beowulf for Monday (I suggest taking a few notes to help prepare for a possible reading check)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Friday, September 5, 2014
Tuesday A, Wednesday G, Thursday F, Friday E

  • "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
  • Review class policies and expectations
  • Why English?
  • Read Class Policies and Expectations (Period C- Tuesday; Period G- Wednesday)
  • Read the following three articles found on the Reading List page:  “‘Losing Yourself’ in a Fictional Character Can Affect Your Real Life, “Reading Literature Makes us Smarter and Nicer,” and “Your Brain on Fiction” (Period C- Thursday; Period G- Friday)