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Date

Class Work

Homework

7/9
  1. Introduction to course and syllabus 
  2. English Policies and Literary Terms
  3. Literary Terms Quizzes and Test schedule
Please have a composition book for tomorrow
7/10
  1. Introduction to daybooks
  2. Daybook
 Make sure Part 4 of class assignment is complete and ready to work with tomorrow
 7/11
  1.  Review business letter format
  2. Review Sample Letters
  3. Complete your business letter rough draft
 Turn letter rough draft in on Monday
7/14
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  acronym-caricature
  2. Complete your business letter rough draft and turn in by the end of the period
 Write an opening letter to your 7th grade letter buddy.  Due tomorrow.
7/15
  1. Daybook
  2. Begin analyzing the elements of the mystery story through my powerpoint.  Take notes on the handout provided.
Decide which mystery you might want to solve in your short story
7/16
  1. Grammar Brain Ticklers Set #1 in composition notebook
  2. Finish going over the mystery powerpoint--take notes on the handout provided
Read "The Case of the Ruined Roses"  and answer the questions at the end.  Be sure to explain how you figured it all out.
7/17
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  dissonance-folklore
  2. Read "Lamb to the Slaughter" by Raold Dahl and complete the questions
 
7/18
  1. Grammar Set # 2 in composition notebook
  2. Turn in homework questions
  3. Writing conferences about letters
Daybook
7/21
  1. Daybook
  2. Begin reading Witness For the Prosecution
  3. Work on Act I worksheet as we read.  Due when Act I is finished.
Work on Cause letter final draft and/or mystery short story rough draft
7/22
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  monologue-poetry
  2. Daybook
  3. Continue reading Act I
 Final draft of Cause letters due tomorrow
7/23
  1. Cause Letters due.  Turn in:  a.  final draft; b.  rough draft with rubric attached; and c.  addressed and stamped envelope
  2. Daybook
  3. Finish reading Act I

 

complete your Act I questions
7/25
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  simile-style
 
7/30
  1. Literary Terms Test
 
     
 

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