Tuesday, September 6: Welcome Back! Honors 9 policies and procedures. Syllabus.
Wednesday, September 7: Summer reading essays due. Objective test on Mississippi Trial, 1955.
Thursday, September 8: Book Print presentations
Friday, September 9: Book Print presentations
Monday, September 12: Continue book print presentations
Tuesday, September 13: presentations
Wednesday, September 14: finish presentations (finally!!) ;) Establish group work norms/expectations
Thursday, September 15: Notes - elements of plot, conflict, characterization, POV
Friday, September 16: The Most Dangerous Game - p. 60 in online textbook. Complete storyboard template.
Monday, September 19: Finish MDG and rough draft of storyboard. Storyboard That registration.
Tuesday, September 20: Library - work on storyboards - **had to add an extra day due to tech difficulties
Wednesday, September 21: Library - work on storyboards
Thursday, September 22: Final library work day - final storyboard due at the end of the hour
Friday, September 23: Final FINAL library work day (haha!) download a PDF of storyboard and save to my group work folder
Monday, September 26: Notes - the three types of irony. Background information on Liam O'Flaherty's "The Sniper"
Tuesday, September 27: Read/analyze "The Sniper"
Wednesday, September 28: Discuss "Sniper" analysis. Characterization brainstorm and notes.
Thursday, September 29: Apply characterization notes to "The Necklace" online textbook page 224.
Friday, September 30: Small group analysis of "The Necklace". Synthesize with Paul Lawrence Dunbar's "We Wear The Mask".
Monday, October 3: Mood and tone activity/notes
Tuesday, October 4: A&E Biography - Edgar Allan Poe
Wednesday, October 5: Read "The Cask of Amontillado" and CCR/Close Reading assignment
Thursday, October 6: "The Cask of Amontillado" Media Study
Friday, October 7: Notes - Elements of Poetry. Analysis of poetic devices in songs.
Monday, October 10: Review analysis of poetic devices in songs. Begin "The Raven"
Tuesday, October 11: Close Critical Reading - "The Raven" - due by the end of the hour
Wednesday, October 12: Blackout poetry examples and begin work
Thursday, October 13: "Incident in a Rose Garden" - synthesize "Incident" with "Raven"
Friday, October 14: Submit final blackout poems, introduce literary criticism, pass out short story unit test study guide
Monday, October 17: Teacher modeled introduction to literary criticism. Begin work on the outline graphic organizer. Check in your rough draft claim and text based evidence (quotes) with me prior to taking a laptop to begin drafting.
Tuesday, October 18: Work on outlines and introductions
Wednesday, October 19: Teacher modeled body paragraph and embedding of quotes. Review of MLA format. Continue drafting.
Thursday, October 20: Short story unit test. Continue drafting.
Friday, October 21: Finish body paragraphs.
Monday, October 24: Final in-class work day on lit crit rough drafts
Tuesday, October 25: Typed rough drafts due. Peer editing stations.
Wednesday, October 26: Introduce And Then There Were None - calendar, anticipation guide, discuss.
Thursday, October 27: Final draft lit crit due
Friday, October 28: First ATTWN discussion, chapters 1-3. Read 4-6 for Monday.
Monday, October 31: Discuss ATTWN Chapters 4-6. Read chapters 7 and 8 for Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 1: No Red Ink Grammar website - set up accounts and take diagnostic test
Wednesday, November 2: Discuss ATTWN Chapters 7 and 8. Read 9 and 10 for Friday.
Thursday, November 3: No Red Ink Grammar - Pronoun Practice - work towards mastery.
Friday, November 4: Discuss ATTWN Chapters 9 and 10. Read 11-13 for Monday.