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Syllabus- English III, Period G

Monday, June 1, 2015 - Friday, June 12, 2015
 Date Classwork
 MondayFLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Gifts for the Darkness"
 TuesdayELord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "A View to a Death" & "The Shell and the Glasses"
 WednesdayDLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Castle Rock" & "Cry of the Hunters"
 ThursdayCNO CLASS- Junior Retreat

 FridayBFinal Exam review
Read James Joyce's "Araby"

 TuesdayGLord of the Flies

 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- "Huts on the Beach" & "Painted Faces and Long Hair"
 WednesdayBLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Beasts from Water"
 ThursdayADROP DAY

 FridayGLord of the Flies
Read LOTF- "Beasts from Air" & "Shadows and Tall Trees"

Monday, May 18, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015
Remaining Poetry Schedule; You need Lord of the Flies for class on Friday
 Date Classwork 
"Blackberry-Picking" and "Digging"
Annotate "The Explosion" and "On the Patio"
"Do Not Go Gentle..."; "The Explosion"; "On the Patio"


 ThursdayELord of the Flies
Read Lord of the Flies, Chapter "The Sound of the Shell"
 FridayDLord of the Flies
For Tuesday: Read LOTF, Chapter "Fire on the Mountain"

Monday, May 11, 2015 - Friday, May 15, 2015
 Date Classwork 
 MondayB"To An Athlete"; "An Irish Airman" & "The Second Coming"
Annotate "Funeral Blues"; "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
 WednesdayG"Funeral Blues"; "In Memory of W. B. Yeats"
Annotate "The Soldier" and "Dulce et Decorum Est"
 ThursdayF"The Soldier" and "Dulce et Decorum Est"
Annotate "Blackberry-Picking" and "Digging"
 FridayE"Blackberry-Picking" and "Digging"
Annotate "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"
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"To a Nightingale"
Annotate Browning's "My Last Duchess"
 TuesdayF"My Last Duchess"
Annotate Browning's "Porphyria's Lover" OR Hardy's "The Darkling Thrush"; Be prepared to discuss both
 WednesdayE"Porphyria's Lover"; "Darkling Thrush"
Annotate "Dover Beach"; Annotate "God's Grandeur" OR "Pied Beauty"; Be prepared to discuss all three
 ThursdayD"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
 FridayCHousman and Henley
Annotate "An Irish Airman" and "The Second Coming"

Monday, April 27, 2015 - Friday, May 1, 2015
 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayDIntro to Victorian Period; Tennyson
 TuesdayCBNW Ch 12-18 Test
Annotate Tennyson's "Ulysses"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
Annotate Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 ThursdayADROP DAY


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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayB"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" (see Google Classroom)
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
Read Keats's "Bright Star" & "When I Have Fears" and annotate ONE of the poems; 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 
 MondayG"Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard"

Annotate William Blake's the "Chimney Sweeper" poems and read "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" & "My Heart Leaps Up"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 TuesdayFBlake poems

 WednesdayEBNW Ch 5-11 Test
Annotate Blake's "The Lamb" & "The Tyger" and Wordsworth's "The World is Too Much With Us"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 ThursdayDBlake poems; Wordsworth poems
Annotate Byron's "She Walks in Beauty" and "So, we'll go no more a roving"; submit annotations to Google Classroom
 FridayCByron poems
Bring ear buds to class on Monday; Read Brave New World

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayDReview poetry discussion requirements; Alexander Pope; Intro to Romanticism
Order THIS version (paperback) of Lord of the Flies
 TuesdayCAnnotate Burns's "To A Mouse" and submit on Google Classroom; Listen to an audio version of the poem

 WednesdayBBurns's "To a Mouse"

 ThursdayADROP DAY

Happy Easter

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayBSwift's "A Modest Proposal"Lit.Read this poem and the analysis linked on the document
 TuesdayAD R O P

 WednesdayG"A Modest Proposal";
Intro to The Enlightenment (Neoclassical) Period
 ThursdayFTEST: Brave New World, Ch 1-4; Alexander Pope
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

 WednesdayEAndrew Marvell, George Herbert
Writers: Essay outline due Friday
 ThursdayDLibrary Visit; Complete this assignment

 FridayCDue: Essay Outline; The Cavaliers

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
 TuesdayDPride and PrejudiceP&PRead your assigned critical essay on P&P for tomorrow's class
Pride and PrejudiceP&PReview JASNA Essay Contest and choose a possible topic
 ThursdayBJASNA Essay or Brave New World
 FridayAD R O PP&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
 TuesdayBNo Class: Lenten Reconciliation ServiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 8-11
 WednesdayAD R O PP&P
 ThursdayGPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 12-15
 FridayFPride and PrejudiceP&PRead Pride and Prejudice, Vol 3, Ch 16-19

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
 ThursdayDPride and PrejudiceP&P
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&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

 TuesdayBQUIZ: Soliloquy;  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
 MondayAD R O P

Blog Entry #5 (Due Thursday by class, even if we have snow days!)
Blog entry due tomorrow by class

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
 TuesdayDMid-year presentations

 WednesdayCMid-year presentations

 ThursdayBMid-year presentations
 FridayAD R O P

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

 Date Classwork Book Homework
 MondayGAct 2, scene 3


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 Wednesday)
 TuesdayD(Absent) Work on Blog Assignment #4
Blog Assignment #4 (Due by class tomorrow)
 WednesdayCAct 2, scene 1
Work on Mid-year project
 ThursdayBAct 2, scene 1-2
Work on Mid-year project
 FridayAAct 2, scenes 3-4
Work on Mid-year project

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

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayBD R O P

 TuesdayAD R O P

 WednesdayGAnatomy of a Scene: Act 1, scene 4
Mid-year project outline due tomorrow in Google Classroom
 ThursdayFDUE: Mid-year Project Outline; Anatomy of a Scene (cont.)
Blog Assignment #3: Due Monday by class
 FridayEThe Soliloquy: Act 1, scenes 5-6

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

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayGComplete blog entry

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

Blog Assignment #1; review vocab
 WednesdayEMacbeth: "Tossing Lines";
Listen to Act 1, scene 1

Review Unit 8 vocab; take quiz by end of school Friday   QUIZ LINK
 ThursdayDMacbeth: Comparing film scenes (Witches)

Blog Assignment #2 (due Monday);
Take vocab quiz by
end of school tomorrow   QUIZ LINK
 FridayCListen to Act 1, scenes 2-3

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

 Date Classwork  Book Homework
 MondayBShakespeare and the Globe
Mid-year bibliography due tomorrow by class in Google ClassroomRead the assignment description and rubric carefully
 TuesdayAD 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 (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
 ThursdayDShakespeare sonnets
Vocab quiz due by end of school day tomorrow
 FridayCPOSTPONED: Vocab Quiz, Unit 8
Bibliography due next week (11/25)

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayDSonnet project
NO SCHOOL - Veterans Day
 WednesdayCSonnet project    

 ThursdayBSonnet project
Sonnet films must be ready for Monday
 FridayAD  R  O  P
Sonnet films must be ready for Monday

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayBSir Thomas Wyatt
Annotate Sir Thomas Wyatt's "They Flee From Me"
For an explanation and examples of annotations, see this blog entry
 TuesdayAD  R  O  P
 WednesdayG"They Flee From Me"
Annotate Shakespeare's Sonnet 73
 ThursdayFShakespeare's sonnets

 FridayEShakespeare's sonnets

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayGThe Renaissance & Restoration
Review Unit 7 vocabulary words (quiz due by midnight Sunday)
 TuesdayFSpenser's Sonnets 35 & 75 (p 254, 256); Sidney's Sonnets 31 & 39 (p 259. 260)LitThe Sonnet (See Google Classroom)
 WednesdayEMeet in Library
Sonnet assignment
 ThursdayDThe SonnetLitSonnet assignment (due tomorrow in class)
 FridayCThe SonnetLitComplete the online vocabulary quiz by midnight Sunday    QUIZ LINK

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework

 TuesdayDWriting instructionWHTBD
 WednesdayCWriting instructionWHTBD
 ThursdayBWriting instructionWHTBD
 FridayAD  R  O  P

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
Read "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
 TuesdayDThe Canterbury Tales
Review Unit 5 vocabulary words (quiz due by end of school day Friday)
Review vocabulary words
Review vocabulary words (take quiz by end of school tomorrow)   QUIZ LINK
 FridayAD  R  O  P

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayCQUIZ: Grammar (Agreement/ Pronoun Ref)

Read "The Pardoner's Tale"
 TuesdayB"The Pardoner's Tale"LitReview Unit 4 vocabulary words (quiz due by end of school day Friday)
 Wed.AD  R  O  P
Complete Google+ assignment (see Home Page)
 ThursdayG"The Miller's Tale"
Set up Google+ profile, carefully following directions found on Home Page;
Review vocabulary words (take quiz by end of school day tomorrow): QUIZ LINK
 FridayF"The Reeve's Tale"
Read "The Wife of Bath's Tale"

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

 Date Classwork   Book Homework
 MondayAD  R  O  P

 TuesdayGDUE: Plagiarism Assignment; Grammar: Subject/verb and pronoun/antecedent agreementWriter's HelpGrammar (TBD); review Unit 3 vocab words
 Wed.FGrammar: AgreementWHGrammar (TBD); review vocab words
 ThursdayEGrammar: Pronoun referenceWHTake vocab quiz by end of school tomorrow; Vocab Unit 3 Quiz Link
 FridayDIntroduction to Medieval PeriodWHReview 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 vocab words
 WednesdayDBeowulfLit.Short Response (Google Classroom) -- Due Friday
 ThursdayCBeowulf Lit.Review Vocab Unit 2 words (quiz due by midnight Sunday)
 FridayBPlagiarism presentationLit.Take vocab quiz by midnight Sunday: Vocab Quiz Link;
Plagiarism (Google Classroom) -- Due Tuesday

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

 Date  Classwork   Book Homework
MondayDDiscuss reading articles  
TuesdayCIntro to Anglo Saxon Period Read "The Ruin"  
WednesdayB"The Ruin," "The Seafarer"     Review for vocab quiz
 D  R  O  P
 Take the vocab quiz by midnight Sunday. Quiz Link
FridayGBegin Beowulf (pp 40-64)Lit.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)