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English 10: 2011-2012 World Literature August 2011 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1 2 3 4 5 8 9 10 11 12 15 16 17 18 19 22 Teacher Workday 23 First Day of School 24 25 26 Late Start (ideas for very beginning (Maybe Maslow’s Pyramid Into: What is happiness? of class: present posters if first?) What makes you happy? no time yesterday, Student info. Sheet Journal #1 continue with discussing “What is the Meaning Introductions/ nametags classroom norms, etc.) of This” Syllabus overview Group posters: -preview Letter to Teacher assn. -powerpoint to intro. what EPT: External Rewards -read & ttt is happiness? (includes (45 minutes) -id main idea & purpose HW: write Letter to Maslow – could save Teacher explaining pyramid for (if extra time: start Signatures and supplies another day) summarize v. paraphrase, due Tuesday -make posters or fun activity, or more about class norms/ HW: routines) 29 30 31 September 1 2 Intro. Etym. #1 HOLT diagnostic – Reading -Check-in for Etymology -Cloze notes for Soapstone Etym. quiz #1 Continue “What is The Test -HOLT diagnostic – -Review Soapstone with Finish “Happiness Is…”, Meaning of This”: - Grammar Test Simpson picture -finish chart Summarize v. Paraphrase If time – they can practice Bookroom worksheet soapstone on another -Answer 2 questions visual (maybe a magazine Read “Tone of Voice” picture, advertisements, poem, give some examples Family Guy, etc.) to show tone “Happiness Is…” -preview -vocab. in context -read & use chart September 2011 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 5 Labor Day – No 6 7 8 9 School Etym. #2 Etym. review Start ttt’ing “People in Etym. Quiz #2 Picture Day Record quiz scores Affluent Nations” OR FinishThursday’s article– Planner discussion “The Science of practice soapstone, main Happiness” idea summary, evidence back-up 12 13 14 15 16 NWEA Etym. Review “The Sandra Bullock Etym. Quiz #3 Etym. #3 The Plateau of Happiness Trade” Continue test as needed or Bernanke article to practice visual: article test (ttt, soapstone, fun activity, goal-setting, soapstone, etc. -Give students country main idea summary, etc. strips (have them do a multiple choice questions) group poster arranging them according to happiness or whole-class going up to white board) -Look at graphic and discuss 19 20 (English Dept. 21 22 (lockdown drill?) 23 (Start happiness short meeting) Etym. Review PILOT – remind students Etym. Quiz #4 stories) Glencoe: “The False Gems” to again bring Glencoe! “The False Gems” Lit. Devices and wrap-up “The False Gems” Etym. #4 “The Happy Man’s Shirt” Glencoe: “The Happy (pov worksheet today or Man’s Shirt” tomorrow) 26 27 28 29 30 Etym. #5 “The Necklace” Etym. Review WILLIAMS ACT: remind Etym. Quiz #5 “The Necklace” Compare/contrast “The students to bring text! “Catch the Moon” False Gems” and “The Glencoe: “Catch the Moon” Necklace” October 2011 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 3 4 5 6 7 Etym. #6 Etym. review “Bill” Etym. Quiz #6 (Another short story – “Bill” organizer maybe “The Monkey’s Paw,” “The Boar Hunt.” “The Happiness Machine,” etc. 10 11 12 13 14 Short Story Assessment Etym. Review Multiple Choice Questions Etym. Quiz #7 Etym. #7 The Kite Runner excerpt More time for The Kite for The Kite Runner Expository Essay: Does Finish up any last short and student-packet Runner packet Money Bring Happiness? stories; review terms (without teacher Introduce Cahsee-style (in-class essay; teachers assistance) Expository Essay; Review grade with cahsee rubric) HW: Flashcards/sents.; rubric; brainstorm for topic review literary terms 17 18 19 20 21 End of 1st Quarter Etym. #8 Etym. blank master list Etym. practice test Etym. Midterm – lists 1-8 Etym. review #8 Minimum Day (expository essay finished today) Possibilities: Organize binders Oedipus Intos can start Grade check-in? this week Goals Or more Oedipus Intos 24 25 26 27 28 Etym. #9 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #9 Oedipus intos continue this week (sometime this week – scored essays passed back and some writing instruction and students revise one paragraph of essay) 31 November 1 2 3 4 Etym. #10 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #10 Start reading Oedipus this week November 2011 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7 8 9 10 11 Veterans Day – No Etym. #11 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #11 School Oedipus 14 15 16 17 18 Etym. #12 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #12 Oedipus 21 22 23 24 Thanksgiving Day 25 THANKSGIVING BREAK! 28 29 30 December 1 2 Etym. #13 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #13 Oedipus December 2011 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 5 6 7 8 9 Etym. #14 Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #14 CaHSEE field test: essay Oedipus thesis and Oedipus test, etc. this portion claims week 12 13 14 15 16 Etym. #15 Body paragraph #2 Conclusion Etym. Review Etym. Quiz #15 Body paragraph #1 Essay Revision Oedipus Essay due Start Minority Report (Oedipus essay this week) 19 20 21 (short day) 22 (short day) 23 Winter Break Begins Minority Report this – No School week (2 h. 26 mins.) 26 27 28 29 30 WINTER BREAK! January 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 2 3 4 5 6 WINTER BREAK! 9 10 11 12 13 -Etym. #16 -Vocab. scaffold for -#16 etym. review -Start etym. final (no quiz #16) -Power of Secrets into: “The Power of Secrets” -“The Power of Secrets” review packet for 30 -Go over answers of Graffiti stems - Read “Power of Soapstone and minutes etym. review packet -Start filling out master Secrets” and talk to the questions -Review Secrets -Options: Play Bingo or list of roots (can use text (and Soapstone if questions pictionary; more qpr for powerpoint to help time) HW: finish Secrets -Start Secrets QPR Secrets; informal v. students) questions; study (maybe do a few formal language HW: finish master list etymology together and then have powerpoint HW: flashcards/ of roots students do a few) sentences #16 HW: Study Etymology! (gather old lists, HW: complete review flashcards, etc. to help packet with studying) 16 M L King Day – No 17 18 19 20 End of 1st Semester School -Etym. Final – Teacher Workday -CaHSEE multiple (Finals Week) choice test (reflection?) 23 24 25 26 27 *34 school days until CAHSEE Goal: CAHSEE Goal: Students CAHSEE Goal: Students 27 Rally Schedule CAHSEE Students will gain will learn how to use will identify the difference - CAHSEE Quiz #1 CAHSEE Goal: Students familiarity w/ terms and margin notes and SPT to between main idea and - Indep. Reading Intro: will gain familiarity w/ the examples of: main idea, attack text. supporting details. - book selection CAHSEE exam. author’s purpose & tone * Collect family assignment -Warm-up: Write down guidelines - Warm-up: What clues three specific music artists - reading log overview -Warm-up: What do you Warm-up: Discuss does a piece of text give or songs you like. Now, - Library? already know about the Monday’s warm up. you to show you what you switch with a partner. Look CAHSEE? - What is CAHSEE? need to pay attention to? at the specifics and now OR - Finish practice CAHSEE Worksheet (title, bold-faced words, make a general statement - Practice Test Review: (grammar for students -Packet, pgs. 1-9 sidebars, etc.) about the music your - Look at School who are finished) - CAHSEE Practice test - Packet, pgs. 10-12 partner likes. Assessment Report w/ - Pass back etym. final results and Journal #1 (margin notes and SPT) - Packet, pgs. 13-16 (CFU class (test reflection) - CAHSEE Practice test w/ whiteboards) - Go over a few sections HW: CAHSEE family results and Journal #1 - Extra main idea/detail and talk through answers assignment due Wed (test reflection) practice 30 31 February 1 2 3 (NWEA this week) CAHSEE Goal: Students CAHSEE Goal: Students CAHSEE Goal: Review CAHSEE Quiz #2 - Review Quiz #1 will learn how to navigate will practice using margin practice test sections that - Indep. Reading/log informational texts and use notes to read informational include informational texts. - Indep. Reading Intro: margin notes. texts. - book selection - Look at School guidelines - Warm-up: List as many - Indep. Read and log: 20 Assessment Report - reading log overview types of informational texts min. - Go over sections and talk - Library? as possible. - Additional info. text through answers - Whiteboard: Teacher practice OR shows commonplace - Practice Test Review: examples of consumer, - Look at School functional, and public Assessment Report w/ workplace docs and class students identify what type - Go over a few sections each is. and talk through answers - Packet, pgs. 17-28 HW: Read book every day!! February 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 6 7 8 9 10 NWEA CAHSEE Goal: Students P. 4-6 CAHSEE Goal: Students - CAHSEE Quiz #3 Indep. Reading when will understand what types - Indep. Reading/log will learn the components - Indep. Reading/log finished of essays may be on the - Small reading project of a persuasive essay; test. students will practice counterargument. -Warm-up: What are some - Warm-up: What are essay roadblocks you will some examples of need to overcome to be situations where you’ve successful on the CAHSEE? tried to persuade someone - Review Quiz #2 of something or someone - Journal #2: Essay Writing has tried to persuade you? - Packet, pgs. 29-34 What did the person say? (group work w/ scoring Do? sample essays) - Packet,bottom of p.34-36 - Added counterargument practice - Packet, pgs. 37-40 13 Lincoln’s Day – No 14 15 16 17 School CAHSEE Goal: Students CAHSEE Goal: Students - Additional essay prompt No quiz this week? will construct a persuasive will learn how to write a and outline practice (T- - Indep. Reading/log essay. business letter. chart) - Review Quiz #3 - Finish outline? Outline - Packet, pg. 41 (thesis) due. - Packet, pgs. 42-43 - packet, pgs. 44-48 (persuasive essay outline) - Indep. Reading/log HW: outline due Wed. 20 President’s Day – No 21 22 23 24 School CAHSEE Goal: Students CAHSEE Goal: Review -Extra lit terms mult. - Lit Terms Quiz? will learn characteristics of literary terms. choice practice - Indep. Reading/log literary genres. - Indep. Reading/log - Packet, pgs. 49-53 (pg. - Review answers, pgs. 54- 53: make flashcards) 57 - Packet, pgs. 54-57 - Study lit terms in groups/ with whiteboards 27 28 29 March 1 2 This week: - Poetry: pgs. 58-68 - Extra poetry - Essays, pgs. 69-76 - Write favorite teacher essay - Indep. Reading March 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 5 6 7 8 9 This week: - Quiz #4 - Writing Conventions/ Grammar: pgs. 77-89 - Extra grammar practice - Indep. Reading 12 13 14 15 16 - CAHSEE get pumped CAHSEE ELA (8-12:05) CAHSEE MATH (8- SSR SSR book must be finished day! CAKE for CAHSEE Periods 1-3 after lunch 11:23) SSR project worktime SSR project worktime after school – D11. (cpt schedule) Periods 4-6 after lunch 19 20 21 22 23 LG: SSR project due LG: Students will be able LG: Students will be able to LG: summarize a text and to survey a text for use margin annotations to critically think about text -Grammar week 1 LG: students will be able pertinent info. complete SOAPSTone. -SSR project worktime (or to use pre-reading Grammar Quiz #1 poetry) strategies to make -based on first two lines, -SOAPSTone Summarize w/ template predictions about a text predict purpose and - Answer questions intended audience for -Stylistic Choices worksheet “Can’t Fight the Power” article Quickwrite (can music -Model TT and margin -Show students additional influence change in annotations for main idea article menu (have them society? Explain with exs.) (left – hook, issue, main pick 2 choices so you can Tea Party (mingle & meet) idea, exs/evidence) (right determine which one to Music – questions, reactions) assign and make copies of Intro. key vocab. articles – reminder that “hip Exit Ticket: Title Prediction hop planet” is better for higher reading levels) 26 27 (Steers out) 28 29 30 – End of 3rd quarter LG: LG: LG: LG: (short day) -Grammar week 2: warm- Continue article work: Continue article work: Grammar check-in Grammar Quiz #2 up and 10 minutes to start Soapstone and Summary paragraph response -Start additional Finish (or turn-in?) article (independent) article work – assess standards work: talking to the text met (not sure how many days this article will take) April 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 2 3 4 5 6 SPRING BREAK! 9 10 11 12 13 Grammar Quiz #3 Grammar Week 3 Finish up expo. lit. The Lunch Date Review Grammar The Master Race Finish up expo. lit. Eye of the Storm Intro. Identity Boxes –start Share Identity Boxes brainstorming HW: Identity Boxes; Grammar packet 16 GRADES DUE 17 18 19 20 Grammar Week 4 Night packet – read thru Night packet, chp.1 Review Grammar Grammar Quiz #4 Bookroom some of the terms HW: Grammar Packet Read Night, chp.2 and work Chp. 1-2 claim paragraph Stereotyping? Start reading Night, chp.1 on packet together More WWII Review? and work on packet 23 24 25 26 27 (early release) 10th grade pull-out Report Card Night 6-8 (Grammar Week 5) Continue chp.3 & packet Grammar Review Grammar Quiz #5 Movie? Introduce Grammar Start claim paragraph Claim Paragraph worktime Finish chp.4 Night chp.3 & packet Start chp.4 (STAR test reminders & (STAR test reminders & practice problems?) practice problems?) 30 May 1 2 3 4 STAR TESTING THIS WEEK Start chp.5 Finish chp.5 & packet Work on chp.4 packet Accumulation of Losses? Timeline? May 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7 8 9 10 11 (Finish Night by end Grammar Week 6 of this week) Start chp.6 Finish chp.6 & packet Read chp.8 & 9 Grammar Review Grammar Quiz #6 Read chp.7 Packet worktime Night Review Packet worktime 14 (Night Assessments 15 16 17 18 this week) Night Test Introduce Reflective review grammar Grammar Quiz#7 Grammar Week 7 Essay: read a few Write Incident Discuss show-not-tell Night Seminar? examples, brainstorm writing topics HW: bring incident rough Revise Incident HW: study for Night test draft HW: Grammar packet; choose a topic 21 22 23 24 25 Grammar Week 8 Introduce final awareness Peer editing Grammar Review Reflective Essays Due Introduce Spark Questions and universal truth Revision time Revision Time – write 3 questions and Write Conclusion Grammar Quiz#8 reflect paragraph(s) Start Movie Essay Reflection Movie HW: finish rough draft of Homework: question paragraphs Full rough draft 28 Memorial Day – No 29 30 31 June 1 school Grammar Week 9 Grammar Quiz #9 Night Follow-up – ex: Movie, “The Hangman”, Letter to Elie, etc. June 2012 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 4 5 6 7 Last Day of 8 Teacher Work Day Farewell Rally? HOLT FINAL Instruction Reflection? 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29