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Date Assignment Homework
7/10
  1.  Introduction to course and syllabus
  2. Friendly Letters Project
 1st Letters due Friday for the "Meet and Greets"
7/11
  1.  Daybook
  2. Literary Terms and English Policies
  3. The Lying Game
 1st Letters due Friday for the "Meet and Greets"
7/12
  1.  Meet and Greet: deliver your letters
  2. The Lying Game
  3. work on administrative letter handout with group
 
 7/15
  1.  Daybook
  2. Group work on administrative letters
 
7/16
  1. Group work on administrative letters
 
7/17
  1. Type letter rough drafts and turn in by the end of the period.
  2. Please turn back in your letters to your 6th grade buddies before 3pm today.
 
7/18
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  acronym-caricature
  2. Grammar Pretest
  3. Daybook
 
7/19
  1. Daybook
  2. Introduction to the heroic journey
Daybook
7/22
  1. Daybook
  2. Complete the handout titled "The Hero's Journey:  What Makes a Hero?"
  3. Read the article titled "The Heroic Journey" and complete the handout about the Eight Steps of the Heroic Journey.
 
7/23
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  dissonance-folklore
  2. Review of the heroic journey stages using powerpoint
 
7/24  Finish heroic journey powerpoint  
 7/25
  1.  Daybook
  2. Ten Most Wanted Handout for 6th grade
 Finish Ten Most Wanted writing 
7/26
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  monologue-poetry
  2. Turn in daybooks
  3. Begin the heroic journey in movies study with Star Wars
 Administrative Letter final drafts due Monday
7/29
  1. Complete work on Missing Persons collage for your sixth grade partner
 
7/30
  1. Party with the 6th graders:  present your poster of your sixth grader with the sixth graders--Happy Birthday, Mrs. Horton!
 
7/31
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  simile-style
  2. Daybook
  3. Continue watching "Star Wars" and working on handout
 
8/1
  1. Continue watching "Star Wars" and working on handout
 
8/2
  1. Daybook
  2. Finish movie and discuss Luke's transformation and journey
 
8/5
  1. DAybook
  2. Computer lab:  work on compliment/complaint letters
complete the subject-verb agreement exercise
8/6
  1. Daybook
  2. Arthurian Webquest
 
8/7
  1. Literary Terms Test: over lists from 7/18, 7/23, 7/26, and 7/31
  2. Grammar Review of Exercise 3.  
  3. Complete Exercise 1
 Daybook
8/8
  1. Type of rough draft for complaint/complement letter
  2. Turn in rough draft by the end of the class period
 
8/9
  1. Daybooks due
  2. Introduction of The Once and Future King unit syllabus
  3. Read chapters 1 and 2 and complete the study questions
Read chapter 3 and complete the study questions
8/12
  1. Daybook
  2. Read chapters 4-6 and complete the study questions
Read chapter 7 and complete the study questions
8/13
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  cliche-dialect
  2. Read chapters 8-9 and complete the study questions
Read chapters 10-12 and complete the study questions
8/14
  1. Daybook
  2. Read chapters 13-14 and complete the study questions
Read chapters 15-17 and complete the study questions
8/15
  1. Daybook
  2. Reading day!!!  Get to chapter 21 by Tuesday
 
8/16
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  foreshadowing-innuendo
  2. Revamp the reading schedule
  3. Go over the study questions
  4. Read
 Read and complete the study questions
8/19
  1. Daybook
  2. Check your reading schedule
 
8/20
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  point of view -quatrain
  2. Reading Test over Chapters 13-21
 
8/22
  1. Picture Day
  2. Literary Terms Quiz:  suspense-wit
  3. Daybooks due
 
8/23
  1. NO SCHOOL
 
8/26
  1. Turn in homework
  2. Subject-Verb Agreement review
  3. "The Sword in the Stone" book/movie analysis
 
8/27
  1. Media Survey for Media Lit Class
  2. "The Sword in the Stone" book/movie analysis
 
8/28
  1. "The Sword in the Stone" book/movie analysis
 
8/29
  1. Work on One pagers in class
One pagers due Wednesday
8/30
  1. NO SCHOOL
 
9/2
  1. NO SCHOOL
 
9/3
  1. Gawain and the Green Knight
 
9/4
  1. Gawain and the Green Knight
 
9/5
  1. Power point over King Arthur and the Code of Chivalry
 
9/6
  1. Create a new Code of Chivalry for the modern world
 
9/9
  1. Daybook
  2. Work on creating your own motto and heraldic shield
 
 

2nd Nine Weeks

 
 10/3
  1.  Daybook
  2. Introduction to Horror Unit with powerpoint
 
 10/4
  1.  Grammar Practice:  Parallelism
  2. Reminder:  Story maps are due 10/18
  3. Scary Writing Packet
 Complete parts 1-3 in scary writing packet
10/7
  1. Daybook
  2. Parts 1-3 of scary writing packet check
  3. Discussion of part 3
  4. Begin reading "The Reaper's Image" by Stephen King
work on study questions for story
10/8
  1. Grammar: Review of parallelism
  2. Finish reading "The Reaper's Image"
  3. Write a minimum of a one page extension to the story telling what happens to one of the mirror's "victims":  Spangler, the duchess, the rug merchant, or the Bates boy.
 
10/9
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  acronym-caricature
  2. Reaper's Image extensions due
  3. Read "Word Processor of the Gods"
 
10/10
  1. "Word Processor of the Gods" response and discussion
  2. Buddy letters
10/11
  1. PLAN test
10/14
  1. Literary Terms Quiz: idiom-metaphor
  2. Narrative Prompt practice in library computer lab
 
10/15
  1. Peer editing of narrative prompts--revisions due Monday, October 21st
Finish Scary Writing packet
10/16
  1. Daybook
  2. Turn in Scary Writing Packet
  3. Read "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands"
Complete story questions
10/17
  1. Literary Terms Quiz: monologue-poetry
 
10/21
  1. Literary Terms Quiz: symbol-wit
 
10/23
  1. Literary Terms Test (see 10/9, 10/14, 10/17, and 10/21)
 
10/28
  1. Literary Terms Quiz: comedy-direct characterization
  2. Computer Lab:  write rough drafts of scary stories
 finish rough drafts for class tomorrow
10/29
  1. Power outage change of schedule
  2. Work on scary story tellings for the 6th grade with your performance groups
 
10/30
  1. Daybook:  Common Core Prompt:  write for 15 minutes
  2. Grammar:  Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
  3. Peer Edits of rough drafts
Peer Edits and grammar homework
10/31
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  dissonance-folklore
 
11/5
  1. Literary Terms Quiz:  pun-setting
 
11/11
  1. Daybook
  2. Christmas Carol powerpoint and notes
Daybook
11/12
  1. Grammar:  Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
  2. Stave 1 of A Christmas Carol
Grammar Exercise 4
11/13
  1. Literary Terms Test
  2. Continue reading Stave 1
Daybook
11/14
  1. Handouts about values in A Christmas Carol
 
11/15
  1. Grammar Review of Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
  2. Discussion of handouts from yesterday
  3. Read Stave 2
Complete the reading of Stave 2
11/18
  1. Daybook
  2. Discussion of Stave 2
  3. Begin Stave 3
Read to the tops of page 42 (end of Cratchit Family Christmas)
11/19
  1. Identify examples of irony, paradox, oxymoron, hyperbole, and allusion.
  2. Stave 3:  Finish reading Complete Staves 2 and 3 portions of chart.
 
11/20
  1. Grammar Review of Comma Rules
  2. Read Stave 4 in class.
 
11/21
  1. Finish reading Stave 4 and Stave 5 in class.
  2. Discussion of A Christmas Carol
Complete the values handout packet by Monday (all handouts must be completed)
11/22
  1. Work on scary story in library computer lab.
 
11/25
  1. Work in groups on Scrooge Framing handout:  one per group.  Turn in at the end of the period with each group member's values packet completed.
 
  3rd Nine Weeks  
 01/07
  1.  NO SCHOOL
 
01/08
  1. NO SCHOOL
 
01/09
  1.  Intro to heroic journey unit
 
01/10
  1.  Daybook
  2. The Hero's Journey Assignment and powerpoint:  Follow the powerpoint using the Notes handout
 Daybook and Are You A Hero? handout
01/13
  1.  Grammar:  Confused Words review
  2. Are You a Hero or a Villain?
  3. Hero's Journey powerpoint:  Follow along with your handout
 Daybook
 1/14
  1.  Daybook
  2. Ideas for the Hero's Journey essay:  work in pairs to narrow your choices to 2
 Introspection handout question 1 only
 1/15
  1.  Literary Term Review:  connotation
  2. Business Letter Format Review
  3. Discussion of your answers to question 1 on the handout
 Introspection handout questions 2 and 3
1/16
  1. Watch the "Selfish Giant" video and complete the heroic journey handout 
Introspection handout question 4
1/17
  1. Begin watching the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"
Introspection handout question 5
 1/21  Writing Test practice online  
 1/22  No School (snow day)  
1/23 Writing Test practice online (part 2)  
1/24 Delay:  continue working on the Rime of the Ancient Mariner and the "SElfish Giant" Introspection handout question 6
1/27
  1. Daybook
  2. Finish "The Selfish Giant" and "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" group work.  Hand in your worksheets.
Have a topic ready to evaluate and write about tomorrow
 1/28-1/29  SNOW DAYS  
 1/30

 2-Hr DELAY

  1. Instruction on the introductory paragraph
 Finish answering #7 on Introspection handout and finish your introductory paragraph handout if not finished in class.
 1/31  ADMINISTRATIVE DAY  
2/3
  1. Daybook
  2. Peer Edit of paragraphs
  3. The Heroic Journey in movies
Finish/revise introductory paragraphs
 2/4-2/6
  1.  Daybook
  2. Movies--continue working on handout while viewing "The Librarian: Quest For The Spear"
 
 2/7  Work on Holocaust webquest  
2/10 Review of Introductory paragraphs  
2/11 Holocaust webquest Complete parts 1 and 2 by tomorrow
2/12-2/14 SNOW DAYS  
2/17
  1. Daybook
  2. Holocaust powerpoint
Read the sections from NIGHT about the historical context of the novel and Elie Wiesel's background
2/18 Finish the Holocaust in pictures powerpoint Read Chapter One of NIGHT
 2/19
  1.  Begin Timeline assignment
  2. DAybook
  3. Read chapter two
 Read chapter two
 2/20
  1.  Daybook
  2. Elie Wiesel/Oprah interview at Auschwitz
 Read Chapter three
2/21
  1. Faith Discussion handout
  2. Elie Wiesel/Oprah interview at Aushwitz
Read Chapter four
 2/24
  1.  Answer question 7a on page 60
  2. We've finished the Elie Wiesel interview.  Choose one of the museum displays from the last section of the interview and discuss how it resonated with you.
 Read Chapter five
2/25
  1. FAITH PARAGRAPHS DUE
  2. Daybook
  3. Review of testing format for Friday's writing test
Read Chapter Six
     
  4th Nine Weeks   
3/31
  1.  Daybook
  2. Review multiple choice sample questions for PARCC assessment.
 Daybook
 4/1
  1.  Review the PARCC assessment online
  2. Complete the first page of the Heroic Journey Essay outline page for tomorrow.  Make sure you follow the specific instructions for the essay in your Hero Journey handout
 Complete the first page of the Heroic Journey Essay outline page for tomorrow. Make sure you follow the specific instructions for the essay in your Hero Journey handout
4/2
  1. Daybook
  2. Go over Princess Bride syllabus
  3. Get your copy of the book and begin with today's assignment:  reading the "Introduction" and completing the Introductory assisnment

Complete for Friday:  

  1. The Introductory Assignment
  2. The Threshold paragraph handout 
4/3
  1. Daybook
  2. Continue with Introductory Assignment and reading the "Introduction"
 
4/4
  1. Confused Words Review
  2. Read Chapters 1-3
Finish the in-class reading
4/07-4/08
  1. Check your syllabus and keep up with the reading.
  2. Daybooks
Complete the pages of the Hero's Journey outline handout for stages two and three--Due 4/9
 4/09
  1.  Reading Quiz
  2. Check your syllabus and keep up with the reading.
 
4/10
  1. Powerpoint review of confused/misused words
  2. Check your syllabus and keep up with the reading
Make sure you finish the grammar handout for Monday
4/11
  1. Reading Quiz 2
  2. Turn in daybooks
  3. Check your syllabus and keep up with the reading
 
4/14
  1. Turn in grammar handout
  2. Check your syllabus and keep up with the reading
Last 2 pages of Hero's Journey outline packet due Wednesday.
4/15
  1. Reading Quiz
  2. Finish the novel
  3. Daybook
Study for test and complete the Hero's Journey packet for tomorrow
4/16
  1. Princess Bride Test
complete the one pager portion of the test
4/17
  1. Daybook
  2. Begin watching the movie to compare to the novel
 
4/21
  1. Grammar Review:lay/lie
  2. Continue watching movie to compare to the novel
Rough Drafts due tomorrow
4/21
  1. Grammar worksheet:  lay/lie
  2. Rough drafts due
  3. Finish movie and comparison handout
 
4/23
  1. Lay/lie review Quiz
  2. Daybook
  3. Buddy Letters
 
4/24
  1. Combining Sentences Work
 
4/28
  1. Daybook
  2. Intro to Greek Myths
 
4/29
  1. Daybook
  2. Intro to Greek Myths Powerpoint
 
4/30
  1. Final Drafts of essays due
  2. Work in library in pairs on myth presentations (due Monday)
 
5/1
  1. Powerpoint and begin "In Search of Myths and Heroes"
 
5/2
  1. Test on Greek Gods and Goddesses
  2. Create visual for myth presentation (due Monday)
 
5/5
  1. Greek myth presentations
Read "The Medea" by Thursday
5/6-5/8
  1. EOC testing and AP testing.  See testing schedule for specific dates and times
Read "The Medea" by Thursday
5/7
  1. Daybook
 
5/8
  1. Finish Medea (students still out due to testing)
 
5/9
  1. Complete the proofreading exercise
  2. Daybook
  3. Answer buddies in your buddy journals
  4. Begin watching "In Search of Myths and Heroes" and complete the handout as you watch
 
5/12
  1. Daybook
  2. Continues watching "In Search of Myths and Heroes".  Hand in worksheet when you finish.
 
5/13
  1. Discussion and review of Medea for test Friday
 
5/14
  1. www.jeopardylabs.com/play/medea17
  2. www.jeopardylabs.com/play/meadea18
  3. Jeopardy game reviews of play and content for test Friday.  Fill out study guide as we play the games.
 
5/15
  1. Complete study guides
  2. Daybook
  3. Discussion of final Medea essay questions
 
5/16
  1. Medea Test
  2. After you finish the test, complete the daybook and turn into the class bin.