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									                           Monday1/28/13
Class          Learning Objectives                          Homework
HOMEROOM/
KNIGHT TIME

AP Language    Assignment Tracker: TGG pre-reading              1) Finish Graduation Project*. You will
and                                                                need 6-8 pages AND Works Cited.
Composition    Review effective conclusion formats:
                       Create an if/then situation:             2) Print and bring peer edit. Come
                       What will happen if we fail to              prepared to give and receive
                       act? Why must we act now?                   feedback.
                                - OR         -
                       Give an action plan: Now that
                                                                3) Read Ch.1-2 in TGG for Thursday
                       you addressed the problem, what
                                                                     1/31 (A) and 2/1 (B)
                       now?
                                - OR         -              * Please see
                       Use an extended metaphor:            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/14/
                       Demonstrate the same problem
                       in a context that will resonate      To help integrate your visual appropriately into your
                                                            paper
                       with your audience. The goal is to
                       choose something that is easy for    Each of the assessments below will count as a test
                       the audience to visualize AND        grade:
                       makes them want to change their      2/8/13 (A) and 2/11 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #1
                                                            2/21 (A) and 2/22 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #2
                       behavior.                            2/25 (A) and 2/26 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                            3/7 (A) and 3/8 (B) Synthesis Essay #1
               You should also do the following:            3/11 (A) and 3/12 (B) Timed MC Passage
               -Offer a final, clincher point               3/21 (A) and 3/22 (B) Synthesis Essay #2
               -Cite the broad significance or deeper       4/18 (A) and 4/19 (B) Argumentative Essay #1
                                                            5/2 (A) and 5/3 (B) Argumentative Essay #2
               implications of the main points              5/6 (A) and 5/7 (B) Graded Timed MC Passage

               Review peer edit requirements. You
               will need to print form prior to next
               class.

               Review answers to multiple choice
               passages.

               Review TGG pre-reading.

               Learning Objectives                          Homework
HN English I   CHANGE SEATS                                 Find an editorial from the newspaper (print it
                                                            out or cut the article from the newspaper) and
               Demonstrate understanding of                 conduct a SOAPSTone analysis. What purpose
               prepositions by taking a quiz.               is the writer trying to achieve? To whom is the
                                                            writer directing his/her argument? NOT GIVE
                                                            ME SURFACE-LEVEL RESPONSES.
               Introduce nonfiction unit.

               Practice SOAPSTONE.

               Finish “History Teacher” discussion.
                             Friday 1/25/13
Class          Learning Objectives                          Homework
HOMEROOM/
KNIGHT TIME

AP Language    Assignment Tracker: TGG pre-reading              4) Finish Graduation Project*. You will
and                                                                need 6-8 pages AND Works Cited.
Composition    Review effective conclusion formats:
                       Create an if/then situation:             5) Print and bring peer edit. Come
                       What will happen if we fail to              prepared to give and receive
                       act? Why must we act now?                   feedback.
                                - OR         -
                       Give an action plan: Now that
                                                                6) Read Ch.1-2 in TGG for Thursday
                       you addressed the problem, what
                                                                     1/31 (A) and 2/1 (B)
                       now?
                                - OR         -              * Please see
                       Use an extended metaphor:            http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/14/
                       Demonstrate the same problem
                       in a context that will resonate      To help integrate your visual appropriately into your
                                                            paper
                       with your audience. The goal is to
                       choose something that is easy for    Each of the assessments below will count as a test
                       the audience to visualize AND        grade:
                       makes them want to change their      2/8/13 (A) and 2/11 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #1
                                                            2/21 (A) and 2/22 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #2
                       behavior.                            2/25 (A) and 2/26 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                            3/7 (A) and 3/8 (B) Synthesis Essay #1
               You should also do the following:            3/11 (A) and 3/12 (B) Timed MC Passage
               -Offer a final, clincher point               3/21 (A) and 3/22 (B) Synthesis Essay #2
               -Cite the broad significance or deeper       4/18 (A) and 4/19 (B) Argumentative Essay #1
                                                            5/2 (A) and 5/3 (B) Argumentative Essay #2
               implications of the main points              5/6 (A) and 5/7 (B) Graded Timed MC Passage

               Review peer edit requirements. You
               will need to print form prior to next
               class.

               Review answers to multiple choice
               passages.

               Review TGG pre-reading.

               Learning Objectives                          Homework
HN English I    Warm-Up: List as many prepositions as you   Prepare for a prepositions quiz. You should
               can without notes.                           know the prepositions and be able to
                                                            recognize prepositional phrases and the object
               Review preposition homework from             of the preposition in a sentence.
               yesterday.

               -Introduce “draft reading” and annotation
               notes

               -Practice “draft reading” and KIC chart on
               “The History Teacher”
               K= What do you know, concrete facts
               I= Implications (conclusions, inferences, what
               I can gather by reading between the lines)
               C= Critical Ideas (underlying themes,
               generalizations, perspective of the author)




                          Thursday 1/24/13
Class          Learning Objectives                              Homework
HOMEROOM/      How did your first day of classes go?
KNIGHT TIME

AP Language                                                         7) Complete TGG pre-reading. Finish
and            Review the Graduation Project                           MC practice from class.
Composition    PowerPoint. Discuss graphic organizer
               integration. Review Test Prep                        8) Purchase, borrow or rent a copy of
               Calendar.                                                 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott
                                                                         Fitzgerald. Please do not use your
               Review the midterm. Discuss                               Kindle or cell phone. Plan on
               multiple-choice strategies.                               bringing your book every day.
                                                                Each of the assessments below will count as a test
               Practice another timed MC passage.               grade:
                                                                2/8/13 (A) and 2/11 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #1
                                                                2/21 (A) and 2/22 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #2
                                                                2/25 (A) and 2/26 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                                3/7 (A) and 3/8 (B) Synthesis Essay #1
                                                                3/11 (A) and 3/12 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                                3/21 (A) and 3/22 (B) Synthesis Essay #2
                                                                4/18 (A) and 4/19 (B) Argumentative Essay #1
                                                                5/2 (A) and 5/3 (B) Argumentative Essay #2
                                                                5/6 (A) and 5/7 (B) Graded Timed MC Passage


               Learning Objectives                              Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: In small groups, share                  Finish preposition worksheet.
               TTTC responses. Share a few with
               whole class. Turn in.                            Commit prepositions to memory. There
                                                                may or may not be a quiz in your future 
               Complete the Grammar Diagnostic.
               Review answers in class.

               Identify the way in which a
               preposition functions.

               Become acquainted with frequently
               used prepositions.

               Find prepositional phrases in a
               sentence.
                   Use prepositional phrases in an
                   original sentence.




                          Wednesday 1/23/13
Class              Learning Objectives                     Homework
HOMEROOM/          First Semester Recap: What study
KNIGHT TIME        habits worked well? What study
1st Block - 8:00   habits did not work as well?
to 9:25
2nd Block - 9:25   Arrange books in numerical order.
to 10:45
AP Language        CHANGE SEATS                                9) Complete TGG pre-reading. Finish
and                                                               MC practice from class.
Composition        Review the Graduation Project
                   PowerPoint. Discuss graphic organizer       10) Purchase, borrow or rent a copy of
                   integration. Review Test Prep                    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott
                   Calendar.                                        Fitzgerald. Please do not use your
                                                                    Kindle or cell phone. Plan on
                   Review the midterm. Discuss                      bringing your book every day.
                   multiple-choice strategies.
                                                           Each of the assessments below will count as a test
                                                           grade:
                   Practice another timed MC passage.      2/8/13 (A) and 2/11 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #1
                                                           2/21 (A) and 2/22 (B) Rhetorical Analysis #2
                                                           2/25 (A) and 2/26 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                           3/7 (A) and 3/8 (B) Synthesis Essay #1
                                                           3/11 (A) and 3/12 (B) Timed MC Passage
                                                           3/21 (A) and 3/22 (B) Synthesis Essay #2
                                                           4/18 (A) and 4/19 (B) Argumentative Essay #1
                                                           5/2 (A) and 5/3 (B) Argumentative Essay #2
                                                           5/6 (A) and 5/7 (B) Graded Timed MC Passage




                   Learning Objectives                     Homework
HN English I       -Introduce the members of our           1) Type “The Things I Carry” response.
                   learning community                      Please follow proper manuscript format.

                   -Provide information on a note card     2) Read and print my syllabus from the
                                                           website.
                   -Introduce website/syllabus
                                                           3) Parent Email (see last page of syllabus
                   - What do you carry exercise?           for directions).

                                                           4) Buy, rent or borrow To Kill a
                                                                Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Please do not
                                                                use your Kindle or cell phone. (See Barnes
                                                                and Nobel coupons on wiki)




                                 Exam Week1/14- 1/18
                              Testing Announcements 7:15 – 7:30
                                 Exam Period 4x4 7:30 – 12:00
                                Exam Period A-day 7:30 – 9:40
                                Exam Period B-day 9:45 – 12:00
                               Lunch and Dismissal 12:00 – 1:00

Exam Days will be designated as follows:

        Monday, Jan 14 – 1st Block
        Tuesday, Jan 15 – 2nd Block
        Wednesday, Jan 16 – 3rd Block
        Thursday, Jan 17 – 4th Block
        Friday, Jan 18 – Make-up Exams


Please note and adhere to the following:

       1. Students may not visit other school campuses during the exam day.
       2. Students may not leave campus during or between exams.
       3. Exams will be given according to the printed schedule; they may not be given on a day
          other than that specified.
       4. Final exams are required in all 4x4 classes; mid-term exams are required in all A/B day
          classes.
       5. On these dates, 4x4 teachers will administer a final exam, and A/B day teachers will
          administer a mid-term exam.
       6. Students who miss a non-EOC exam will be given through January 18th to make up the missed
          exam.
       7. All final exams count as 25% of the final grade.
       8. There are no EOC re-take exams this year – students will only sit for the EOC once, so it is
          important they do their best on the designated exam day.
       9. Students are expected to be in school from 7:15 am – 12:00pm. There will be no early
          dismissals during the week of exams.


Friday 1/18 (B day)
1ST Block 7:15 – 8:15
2nd Block 8:21 – 9:21
3rd Block 9:27 – 10:27
4th Block 10:33 – 11:33
Lunch 11:33 – 12:15




                                     Friday 1/11/13
Class              Learning Objectives                                 Homework
HOMEROOM/          No Knight Time. 90 minute classes.
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language             1. Review rhetorical strategies                Exam Components:
                                                                       Questions 1-28= College Board released MC passages
and                        from AP prompt. Compare                                     (curved)
Composition                thesis statements. Read                     Questions 29- 80= teacher made comprehensive (not
                           sample essay.                                                 Curved)

                                                                       I can…
                   http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/ap                ____ recognize and define ALL diction words (from
                   c/public/repository/sample_english_l                     handout)
                                                                       ____ define and identify examples of all schemes
                   ang_q_17459.pdf                                           (anaphora, asyndeton, epistrophe,
                                                                               polysyndeton, etc.)
                        2. Go over MC passage from last                ____ define and identify examples of all tropes
                                                                              (metaphor, metonymy, synecdoche,
                           class.                                            personification, etc.)
                                                                       ____ recognize appeals to ethos, pathos, logos
                        3. Play AP Jeopardy. Review                    ____ define and recognize examples of a syllogism,
                                                                            inductive and deductive reasoning
                           schemes/tropes,                             ____ recognize examples of logical fallacies
                           punctuation/transitions, tone               ____ list and define three parts of the rhetorical
                           words, logical and fallacies                      triangle
                                                                       ____ identify common mistakes in writing and
                                                                             recognize grammatical errors (subject-verb
                                                                             agreement, pronoun- antecedent agreement,
                                                                             underline/quotes, etc.)
                                                                       ____ Identify incorrect parenthetical citations
                                                                            effectively incorporate quotations, choose the
                                                                             best method for indicating source types
                                                                             (italics, underline, quotations, etc.)

                                                                       We are quickly approaching our AP exam fee deadline,
                                                                       Friday, February 15th at 12pm

                                                                       REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR AP LANGUAGE AND
                                                                       COMPOSITION (do not accidentally sign up for English
                                                                       Literature)
                   Learning Objectives                                 Homework
HN English I        Demonstrate understanding of poetry and drama by
                   taking a test.
                                                                       Prepare for exams. Review grammar notes.
11:05-12:35
12:40-2:10         Grade in class.

                   Read “Anybody Can Write a Poem” by Bradley Paul
                   http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/21434
                             Thursday 1/10/13
Class             Learning Objectives                                   Homework
HOMEROOM/         Continue to practice identifying verbals
KNIGHT TIME       and explaining why. Underline
                  prepositional phrases.
AP Language and   Assignment Tracker: The First Inaugural Address       Read the 2002 AP prompt*: Lincoln’s Second
Composition       homework. Turn in Assignment Tracker.                 Inaugural Address. Annotate passage, marking
                                                                        specific examples of rhetorical strategies.
                  Warm-Up: Find the error and fix it.                   Write the thesis you would use to write this
                  1. At the age of four, my grandmother taught me       paper.
                  to knit.                                              *Only print Question #1 (on pages 2 and 3)
                  2. Confused by complicated wording, the contract      (http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloa
                  made no sense.                                        ds/ap/students/english/eng_lang_frq_02.pdf )
                  3. The cowboy was thrown by the bull in a leather
                  vest.
                  4. She served hamburgers to the boys on paper         We are quickly approaching our AP exam fee
                  plates.                                               deadline, Friday, February 15th at 12pm (I would
                                                                        strongly encourage you to have your money in prior
                                                                        to that date). REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR AP
                  Review Lincoln’s rhetorical strategies (tone,
                                                                        LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION (do not accidentally
                  concession and response, first person POV,
                                                                        sign up for English Literature) If you choose to pay
                  assumptions, qualifiers, antithesis, and              with a check, you must fill out the form online and
                  parallelism) in The First Inaugural Address speech.   bring it to Ms. Lang in the Main Office - she is
                                                                        receipting all money for us.
                  Practice MC passage. Review answers in class.



                  Learning Objectives                                   Homework
HN English I      Take a practice partner final. Partners are Study for the Drama/ Poetry Common
                  assigned. See list.                         Assessment. You should know your
                                                                        literature terms
                      1) Read sample passages and answer
                         grammar questions in context
                      2) Practice textual analysis in
                         different contexts (poetry, fiction
                         and nonfiction)

                  Review answers in class.

                  Hand back Grammar Tests and Vocabulary
                  Quizzes.
                            Wednesday 1/9/13
Class             Learning Objectives                                   Homework
HOMEROOM/         Differentiate between clauses:
                  prepositional phrase, participial phrase, gerund
KNIGHT TIME       phrase or an infinitive phrase
AP Language and   Assignment Tracker: The First Inaugural Address       Read the 2002 AP prompt*: Lincoln’s Second
Composition       homework. Turn in Assignment Tracker.                 Inaugural Address. Annotate passage, marking
                                                                        specific examples of rhetorical strategies.
                  Warm-Up: Find the error and fix it.                   Write the thesis you would use to write this
                  1. At the age of four, my grandmother taught me       paper.
                  to knit.                                              *Only print Question #1 (on pages 2 and 3)
                  2. Confused by complicated wording, the contract      (http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloa
                  made no sense.                                        ds/ap/students/english/eng_lang_frq_02.pdf )
                  3. The cowboy was thrown by the bull in a leather
                  vest.
                  4. She served hamburgers to the boys on paper         We are quickly approaching our AP exam fee
                  plates.                                               deadline, Friday, February 15th at 12pm (I would
                                                                        strongly encourage you to have your money in prior
                                                                        to that date). REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR AP
                  Review Lincoln’s rhetorical strategies (tone,
                                                                        LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION (do not accidentally
                  concession and response, first person POV,
                                                                        sign up for English Literature) If you choose to pay
                  assumptions, qualifiers, antithesis, and              with a check, you must fill out the form online and
                  parallelism) in The First Inaugural Address speech.   bring it to Ms. Lang in the Main Office - she is
                                                                        receipting all money for us.
                  Practice MC passage. Review answers in class.



                  Learning Objectives                                   Homework
HN English I      TURN IN VCR BOOKS.                                    No homework  Tomorrow we will
                                                                        practice a sample final.
                  Demonstrate understanding of VCR Lessons
                  15-16 by taking the VCR vocabulary quiz.
                  Grade in class.

                  Listen to Robert Frost’s “The Road Not
                  Taken.” What is the main idea? Note: The
                  main idea is not always explicitly stated.
                  http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmM
                  ID/15717

                  Discussion:
                      1) Both roads lead into the woods, so
                          the speaker cannot see where they
                      go. What do the woods symbolize?
                   2) According to Frost, do we set the
                      course of our own life? How do you
                      know?

               Take home posters and masks




                            Tuesday1/8/13
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review parts of speech
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Warm-Up: Find the error and fix it            Print and read excerpts from Lincoln’s First
                  1. Being in a dilapidated condition, I was Inaugural Address and answer the discussion
and                  able to buy the house very cheap.       questions (see handout on wiki)
Composition
                   2. Wondering irresolutely what to do        We are quickly approaching our AP exam
                      next, the clock struck twelve.           fee deadline, Friday, February 15th at
                                                               12pm (I would strongly encourage you to
                                                               have your money in prior to that date).
                   3. Hiking the trail, the birds chirped
                                                               REMEMBER TO SIGN UP FOR AP
                      loudly                                   LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION (do not
                                                               accidentally sign up for English
               Rhetoric in the Pre-20th Century Texts:         Literature) If you choose to pay with a
                   Develop skills reading pre-20th            check, you must fill out the form online
                      century prose                            and bring it to Ms. Lang in the Main Office
                   Examine how Lincoln’s rhetoric acts        - she is receipting all money for us.
                      as a foundation upon which more
                      modern political rhetoric is built       If you received twelve points or below, you will
                   Examine how Lincoln utilizes               need to resubmit. If you resubmit, you need to
                      arrangement, appeals, assumptions        submit a new draft by 1/9 (A) and 1/10 (B). You
                      and knowledge about his audience to      also will need to “track changes” on your
                      move his audience towards his            document so I can clearly see every change
                                                               you made. Use the balloon feature to narrate
                      purpose
                                                               what you change. If you resubmit, the highest
                                                               grade you can receive is a 73%.



               Learning Objectives                             Homework
HN English I   Identify different types of poems               Make vocabulary flashcards for vocabulary
                                                               quiz on Wednesday. It will be on VCR 15-
               Determine a theme or central idea of a text     16.
               and analyze in detail its development over
               the course of the text                          Please bring VCR textbook tomorrow. We
                                                               will turn books in following quiz.
               Analyze how complex characters develop
               over a text
               Read and compare poems

               Turn in Holt books

               Return grammar tests time permitting.




                            Monday 1/7/13
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review parts of speech
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Warm-Up: Find the error and fix it            Print and read excerpts from Lincoln’s First
                  4. Being in a dilapidated condition, I was Inaugural Address and answer the discussion
and                  able to buy the house very cheap.       questions (see handout on wiki)
Composition
                   5. Wondering irresolutely what to do
                                                               If you received twelve points or below, you will
                      next, the clock struck twelve.           need to resubmit. If you resubmit, you need to
                                                               submit a new draft by 1/9 (A) and 1/10 (B). You
                   6. Hiking the trail, the birds chirped      also will need to “track changes” on your
                      loudly                                   document so I can clearly see every change
                                                               you made. Use the balloon feature to narrate
               Rhetoric in the Pre-20th Century Texts:         what you change. If you resubmit, the highest
                                                               grade you can receive is a 73%.
                   Develop skills reading pre-20th
                      century prose
                   Examine how Lincoln’s rhetoric acts
                      as a foundation upon which more
                      modern political rhetoric is built
                   Examine how Lincoln utilizes
                      arrangement, appeals, assumptions
                      and knowledge about his audience to
                      move his audience towards his
                      purpose

               Learning Objectives                             Homework
HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of grammar            Bring Holt books to class. I will check you
               by taking the test. Grade in class.             in tomorrow.

               Review VCR Lesson 16                            Make vocabulary flashcards for vocabulary
                                                               quiz on Wednesday. It will be on VCR 15-
                                                               16.
                                  Friday1/4/13
Class          Learning Objectives                                       Homework
HOMEROOM/      Step 1: Go to AK website. Go to “CMS Resources” and
               click ACT/SAT Prep.
KNIGHT TIME
               Step 2: Click on “Ardrey Kell” on the CMS page. (top of
               list)

               How to access Triumph:
                  1. Enter your NC Wise Student ID # as the
                        username (Note: If you don’t know your NC
                        Wise Student ID #, go to your school’s office
                        and ask them to look it up for you.)
                  2. Enter your birth date (YYYYMMDD) as the
                        password
                  3. Click the “login” button
AP Language    Read excerpts from “distinguished” papers                 Revise your Graduation Project paper. Set
                                                                         up a conference with me if you would like
and            Identify areas of weakness and offer                      some additional one-on-one time.
Composition    feedback on “minimal” and / or “insufficient”
               papers                                                    If you received twelve points or below, you will
                                                                         need to resubmit. If you resubmit, you need to
               Review grading policy and common mistakes                 submit a new draft by 1/9 (A) and 1/10 (B). You
                                                                         also will need to “track changes” on your
                                                                         document so I can clearly see every change
               Discuss strong and weak examples of each                  you made. Use the balloon feature to narrate
               error                                                     what you change. If you resubmit, the highest
                                                                         grade you can receive is a 73%.
               Reflect on comments and areas of growth

               Conference with Mrs. Stern if necessary.


               Learning Objectives                                       Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: How many of the grammatical                      Study for the “Grammar Diagnostic
               terms can you identify?                              Revisited Test”

               Demonstrate understanding of parts of                Please complete VCR Lesson 16 (the last
               speech and or grammatical terms by                   one) and finish exercises 16A, B and C
               playing a match-up game.

               Review parts of speech and terminology
               and come up with examples.

               Review “My Papa’s Waltz”




                             Thursday1/3/13
Class          Learning Objectives                                  Homework
HOMEROOM/      Sign up for Knight Time. Share stories from break/
               New Year Resolutions
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Read excerpts from “distinguished” papers            Revise your Graduation Project paper. Set
                                                                    up a conference with me if you would like
and            Identify areas of weakness and offer                 some additional one-on-one time.
Composition    feedback on “minimal” and / or “insufficient”
               papers                                               If you received twelve points or below, you will
                                                                    need to resubmit. If you resubmit, you need to
               Review grading policy and common mistakes            submit a new draft by 1/9 (A) and 1/10 (B). You
                                                                    also will need to “track changes” on your
                                                                    document so I can clearly see every change
               Discuss strong and weak examples of each             you made. Use the balloon feature to narrate
               error                                                what you change. If you resubmit, the highest
                                                                    grade you can receive is a 73%.
               Reflect on comments and areas of growth

               Conference with Mrs. Stern if necessary.


               Learning Objectives                                  Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: What is the difference                      In Holt McDougal, read “My Papa’s
               between a participial and appositive                 Waltz” (p.750). Answer the questions
               phrase?                                              in the margins.

               Practice identifying participial and
               infinitive phrases.

               Take the grammar challenge of the day.
              Review vocabulary exercises. Practice
              vocabulary.

              Introduce poetry unit. What poems do
              you remember (nursery rhyme, verses
              from a favorite bedtime story, favorite
              song, or commercial jingle). Share with a
              partner. What makes a poem a poem?




        Wednesday 1/2/13 HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Class         Learning Objectives                         Homework
HOMEROOM/     Welcome back!!! Share stories from
KNIGHT TIME   break. D.E.A.R.
AP Language      1. Go over sample essay,        No homework 
and                 “America Needs Its Nerds”
Composition         and determine holistic grade
                    using the AP 9 Point Scale.

                 2. Peer Review rhetorical
                    analysis and assign a holistic
                    grade using the AP 9 Point
                    Scale.

                 3. Review multiple-choice
                    homework from the other
                    day. Go over problematic
                    areas.

                 4. Take a survey of the course.


              Learning Objectives                         Homework
HN English I   SIGN UP FOR KNIGHT TIME (sign-up           Complete Lesson 15 in VCR. Read
               posted outside of class)                   p.107-113 and do exercises 15A,
                                                          15B and 15C.
                Warm-Up: Tell me about your break. . .
               in sonnet form. You must have 14 lines,
               maintain iambic pentameter (10 syllables
               per line), and follow the ABAB CDCD EFEF
               GG rhyme scheme. Be prepared to share.

               Return to verbals. Review appositives,
               gerunds, participial phrases AND learn
               about infinitive phrases.

               Share Romeo and Juliet license plates
               from before break.




                    Thursday 12/20/12
Class          Learning Objectives                        Homework
HOMEROOM/      Holiday Cards
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language       5. Go over sample essay,                Get some well-deserved rest 
and                  “America Needs Its Nerds”
Composition          and determine holistic grade
                     using the AP 9 Point Scale.

                  6. Peer Review rhetorical
                     analysis and assign a holistic
                     grade using the AP 9 Point
                     Scale.

                  7. Review multiple-choice
                     homework from the other
                     day. Go over problematic
                     areas.

                  8. Take a survey of the course.


               Learning Objectives                        Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: Read the sentences and            Enjoy your break 
               determine if the BOLDED phrase is acting
               as a gerund or participle phrase

               Take a survey of the course.

               Watch West Side Story
               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EO82
               t4ViZl4




                      Wednesday 12/19/12
Class          Learning Objectives                         Homework
HOMEROOM/
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Practice writing a sample timed             In 5 Steps to a 5 read p.67-78.
and            essay.                                      Make sure to highlight important
Composition                                                tips about writing the analysis
               10 minutes: Read/Annotate                   essay and working the prompt.
               40 minutes: Construct a response

               -Review key strategies and points
               -Review thesis statements
               -Peer Edit

               Identify problematic MC passages
               from homework.


               Learning Objectives                         Homework
HN English I    Warm-Up: What questions do adjectives      No homework 
               answer? Identify the common part of
               speech in sentences.

                     Review gerunds and introduce
                      participles.
                     Identify participles in a sentence
                     Differentiate between verbs and
                      participles
                     Recognize how participle phrases
                      act in a sentence

               Acting Activity: Demonstrate
               understanding of “Pyramus and Thisbe”
               by turning entire story into a 1 minute
               skit.

               In what way do Romeo and Juliet and
               “Pyramus and Thisbe” compare and
               contrast?

               What is the moral or plot of “Pyramus
               and Thisbe?”

               Hand Back Quizzes/Tests


                 Tuesday 12/18/12
Class          Learning Objectives                       Homework
HOMEROOM/
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Practice writing a sample timed           In 5 Steps to a 5 read p.67-78.
and            essay.                                    Make sure to highlight important
Composition                                              tips about writing the analysis
               10 minutes: Read/Annotate                 essay and working the prompt.
               40 minutes: Construct a response

               -Review key strategies and points
               -Review thesis statements
               -Peer Edit

               Identify problematic MC passages
               from homework.


               Learning Objectives                       Homework
HN English I    Demonstrate understanding of             Finish license plate activity.
               Romeo and Juliet by taking the Act
               IV and V quiz. Grade in class.            Read “Pyramus and Thisbe” in
                                                         Holt. Be prepared to discuss.
               License Plate Activity.                   (p.1160-1164)
               Think up some creative “personalized
               license plates” for various characters.
               Some use quotes.

               EX. “LYKAROZ” (like a rose)
               “JLTZSUN” (Juliet is the sun)
               Popular characters include Romeo, Juliet,
               The Nurse, Mercutio, and Tybalt
               (KNGOCTS – King of cats).




                  Monday 12/17/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      Registration Card Edits
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Turn in first three pages. Make sure your         In 5 Steps to a 5, complete MC passages
               name is on the cover page (teacher rubric).       on p.57-61. Time yourself.
and
Composition        1) Review problematic MC questions            Please grade yourself and come to class
                      from 5 Steps to a 5                        ready to discuss problematic questions.

                   2) Read “On the Death of Martin Luther
                      King, Jr.” by Robert F. Kennedy and
                      answer MC questions. For every MC
                      question, mark/highlight which
                      words or phrases in the text support
                      the answer.

                   3) Review answers as a class.

               Learning Objectives                               Homework
HN English I    Warm-Up: Define fate. Do you know anyone who     Study for the Act IV and V Quiz.
               believes that his/her life is governed by fate?
               What are the advantages/disadvantages of
               believing that fate rules life?

               Quote Analysis:
               “The best of men cannot defend their fate: The
               good die early and the bad die late” – Daniel
                        th
               Defoe, 18 century

               “Our hour is marked and no one can claim a
               moment of life beyond what fate has
                                           th
               predestined.” – Napoleon, 19 century
              “What fates impose, the men must needs abide; It
              boots not to resist both wind and tide.” –
              Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 3

              Does fate cause the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet?
              Support your response with evidence from the
              play.

              Discussion: What is Romeo’s mood at the
              beginning of 5.1? What is Romeo’s mood after he
              hears of Juliet’s “death”? How does fate affect
              Romeo when he believes Juliet is dead? To what
              extent is fate responsible for the tragic turn of
              events?
              Watch the final act
              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90G2eGi4pPA
              In your journals reflect on the following:
              How does the presence of fate affect the power of
              the ending?


                 Friday 12/14/12
Class              Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/          Fix choppy sentences. Correct                  Quick Fixes for choppy sentences:
KNIGHT TIME        run-ons.                                       Join complete sentences, clauses, and phrases
                   Doonesbury cartoons satirize                   with conjunctions:
                   contemporary politics. Readers don't           and, but, or, nor, yet, for, so
                   always find this funny. They demand
                   that newspapers not carry the strip.           Link two related sentences to each other so
                                                                  that one carries the main idea and the other is
                   The campus parking problem is getting          no longer a complete sentence (subordination).
                   worse. The university is not building          Use connectors such as the ones listed below
                   any new garages.                               to show the relationship.
                                                                  after, although, as, as if, because,
                   The US has been highly dependent on            before, even if, even though, if, if
                   foreign oil for many years. Alternate          only, rather than, since, that, though,
                   sources of energy are only now being           unless, until, when, where, whereas,
                   sought.                                        wherever, whether, which, while



AP Language        Turn in first three pages. Make sure           In 5 Steps to a 5, complete MC
and                your name is on the cover page                 passages on p.57-61. Time
Composition        (teacher rubric)                               yourself.
                       1) Review problematic MC
                                                       Please grade yourself and come
                          questions from 5 Steps to a 5
                                                       to class ready to discuss
                       2) Read “On the Death of Martin problematic questions.
                            Luther King, Jr.” by Robert F.
                            Kennedy and answer MC
                            questions. For every MC
                            question, mark/highlight
                            which words or phrases in the
                            text support the answer.
                  3) Review answers as a class.

               Learning Objectives                         Homework
HN English I   Demonstrate your understanding of           Finish play.
               parts of speech, gerunds and
               appositive phrases by taking a test.

               Grade in class.

               Finish poem activity from yesterday.


               Thursday 12/13/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Pronoun/antecedent
KNIGHT TIME    agreement
AP Language       1. Please read your peer’s paper          Revise the first three pages and
                     and make comments according
and                                                        print the copy you want me to
                     to the following guidelines.
Composition                                                grade next class. Please STAPLE
                  2. Additionally please put a “+” if      the teacher rubric as a cover
                     the student expertly performs         sheet (see wiki)
                     the skill throughout each
                     paragraph, and a “-” if the skill /   Remember manuscript format.
                     trait needs improvement or is
                     missing altogether.
                                                           Note: I do not accept papers on a
                  3. Please make any additional            flash drive. When you get to my
                     comments pertaining to logic,         class, you need to submit your
                     grammar or mechanics in the           paper at the beginning or else it
                     margins. Remember following           is considered late.
                     the peer edit, your revised copy
                     will count as a test grade.

                  4.   Review MC passages from 5
                       Steps to a 5

               Learning Objectives                         Homework
HN English I   Grammar Warm-Up: Review                     Study for the Gerund and Appositive test.
               appositives, gerunds and part of speech
                                                           You should know how to:
               Romeo and Juliet Warm-Up:                      1. Identify a direct object, indirect
                  1. Where are comic touches used                 object, object of the preposition,
                     in these two scenes?                         preposition, subject, subject
                  2. Where is the tragedy located?                complement (predicate adjective
                  3. Why do you suspect there is a                or predicate nominative), verb
                     balance of comedy and tragedy?               (action or linking).
                  4. What would be the effect if the               If you do not know how these terms
                     director omitted the comedic                  function in a sentence, you will not be
                                                                   prepared for this section.
                      scenes?
               -Review and discuss the plot of 4-4.5           2. Identify gerund/ gerund phrase in
               when Juliet’s “death” is discovered                a sentence and determine how it
                                                                  is used (subject, a predicate
               -Find examples of words and actions                nominative, a direct object,
               that show how different characters                 indirect object, or an object of the
               contributed to Juliet’s predicament                preposition).

               -Recognize the presence and the                 3.   Identify appositives and determine
               contributions of comedy and tragedy                  if commas are or are not
                                                                    necessary.
               -Support claims by finding specific
               textual support

               -Review gerunds and appositives
               Wednesday 12/12/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      D.E.A.R.
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language        1. Please read your peer’s paper          Revise the first three pages and
                      and make comments according
and                                                         print the copy you want me to
                      to the following guidelines.
Composition                                                 grade next class. Please STAPLE
                   2. Additionally please put a “+” if      the teacher rubric as a cover
                      the student expertly performs         sheet (see wiki)
                      the skill throughout each
                      paragraph, and a “-” if the skill /   Remember manuscript format.
                      trait needs improvement or is
                      missing altogether.
                                                            Note: I do not accept papers on a
                   3. Please make any additional            flash drive. When you get to my
                      comments pertaining to logic,         class, you need to submit your
                      grammar or mechanics in the           paper at the beginning or else it
                      margins. Remember following           is considered late.
                      the peer edit, your revised copy
                      will count as a test grade.

                   4.   Review MC passages from 5
                        Steps to a 5

               Learning Objectives                          Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Review gerunds and                  Finish Act IV.
               appositives.
                                                            Questions:
               Underline the gerund phrase                  How do Lady Capulet and Nurse
               and identify its role in a                   express their love for Juliet in
               sentence                                     Scene 5?
              Read a paragraph and underline Do you feel sympathy for the
              the appositive phrases.           Capulets, the nurse and Paris
                                                over their grief?
              Journal Writing/Open Mind
              Activity: (Juliet, F. Laurence,   Do you agree with Juliet’s
              Paris, and Capulet)               approach to avoid marriage with
                                                Paris? Is there a better way Juliet
              How does fear affect              could have gotten out of her
              someone’s mentality?              situation? Were the risks she
                                                took justifiable?
              Read 4.3 together. Identify
              Juliet’s specific fears. Which is
              the worst?

              Conscience Debate: One argues
              to take potion the other argues
              not to take it.

              Would you be able to take the
              risks that Juliet does?



              Tuesday 12/11/12
Class         Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/     Registration
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language   Review components of the first three   Follow guidelines discussed in
and           pages of the Graduation Paper:         class and commit to the first
                  How to write the introduction
Composition          for an argumentative paper
                                                     three pages of the Graduation
                     (remember to put your thesis    Project. Make sure to follow
                     in BOLD)                        proper manuscript format.
                  Write argumentative, specific
                     and concise topic sentences     Include your Works Cited (staple
                  Learn how to integrate            behind paper). Highlight the
                     quotes with a signal phrase     sources you use in the first three
                  Identify the components of a
                                                     pages. Remember, I should be
                     quote sandwich
                  Differentiate between a
                                                     able to look at your signal phrase
                     formal and conversational       or in-text citation and have no
                     tone                            problem locating the source on
                  Make sure data is current         the Works Cited. The first word
                   Review subject/verb               on the Works Cited (author or
                      agreement and                   article) should be the same as
                      pronoun/antecedent              what you use in paper.
                      agreement

               Review 5 Steps to a 5 MC questions
               and strategies.

               Learning Objectives                    Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of Read 4.1 and 4.2.
               Act III by taking the OPEN BOOK
                                               Focus Questions:
               quiz.
                                                         1. How does Paris’ expression of
                                                            love compare to Romeo’s?
               Grade in class.
                                                         2. What is the real reason Juliet
               Review appositives and                       apologizes to her dad?
               gerunds.
                                                         3. How do Capulet’s wedding
                                                            arrangements for Juliet directly
                                                            impact Friar Lawrence’s plan?
                                                            (Note: Mantua is almost 40 miles
                                                            away from Verona. Think about how
                                                            long it would take to travel there in
                                                            Shakespeare’s time).




               Monday 12/10/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review claims, evidence and
KNIGHT TIME    warrants.
AP Language    Review components of the first three   Follow guidelines discussed in
and            pages of the Graduation Paper:         class and commit to the first
                   How to write the introduction
Composition           for an argumentative paper
                                                      three pages of the Graduation
                      (remember to put your thesis    Project. Make sure to follow
                      in BOLD)                        proper manuscript format.
                   Write argumentative, specific
                      and concise topic sentences     Include your Works Cited (staple
                   Learn how to integrate            behind paper). Highlight the
                      quotes with a signal phrase     sources you use in the first three
                   Identify the components of a
                                                      pages. Remember, I should be
                      quote sandwich
                   Differentiate between a
                                                      able to look at your signal phrase
                      formal and conversational       or in-text citation and have no
                                                      problem locating the source on
                     tone                                     the Works Cited. The first word
                    Make sure data is current                on the Works Cited (author or
                    Review subject/verb                      article) should be the same as
                     agreement and                            what you use in paper.
                     pronoun/antecedent
                     agreement

               Review 5 Steps to a 5 MC questions
               and strategies.

               Learning Objectives                            Homework

HN English I   Warm-up: Identify the appositive               Finish Act III. Be prepared for a
               and punctuate accordingly. Learn               quiz.
               about how gerunds can function as
               subjects, direct objects, subject
               complements and the object of the              Things to think about:
               preposition.                                       Why do the Capulets think
                                                                    their daughter is grieving?
               RJ Discussion:                                       What is their solution?
               1) Do you think Tybalt intended to fight and
               kill Mercutio? Why or why not?                     How do the Capulets
                                                                    respond to Juliet’s
               2)Was the fight between Mercutio and
               Tybalt fair?                                         apprehension?
                                                                  How do Juliet’s feelings
               3) In what way did hate prove stronger than
               love in the encounter with Tybalt (Hint:
                                                                    about the nurse change in
               Think about Romeo and Benvolio’s role as             this scene?
               peace makers)

               4) Discuss Juliet’s change of emotions from
               the beginning of Scene 2 until the end?

               5) Why is Romeo ungrateful for the Prince’s
               mercy?

               6) What decision has Juliet made about her
               loyalty? Do you agree?

               7) How does the friar attempt to help
               Romeo?

               8) Despite Romeo and Juliet’s anguish, their
               problem at this point seems solvable. What
               does Romeo need to do? What does Friar
               Laurence need to do? Map it out.
               Friday 12/7/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review claims, evidence and
KNIGHT TIME    warrants.
AP Language    Turn in your revised formal        In 5 Steps to a 5 AP English
and            outline and Works Cited.           Language 2012-2013, read pages
Composition                                       41-49. Highlight tips that will help
                Demonstrate understanding of      you with the MC portion of the
               logical fallacies by sharing       AP test.
               projects with the rest of class.
                                                  Complete p.51-54. Time yourself
               Learn a “thesis formula” for       from start to finish. Do not feel
               rhetorical analyses.               that you have to hit a certain
                                                  time limit now. This time will give
               Practice writing a thesis for      us a sense of how long it takes
               Gary Soto’s autobiographical       you to complete two multiple
               narrative.                         choice selections.

                                                  Next GP Deadline:
                                                  First three pages due 12/12 (A)
                                                  and 12/13 (B)

               Learning Objectives                Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of       Finish Act 3.3 and 3.4
               VCR Lessons 13-14 by taking a
               test. Grade in class.

               Discuss 3.1-3.2.
               Thursday 12/6/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Practice making wordy
KNIGHT TIME    sentences more concise.
AP Language    Turn in your revised formal        In 5 Steps to a 5 AP English
and            outline and Works Cited.           Language 2012-2013, read pages
Composition                                       41-49. Highlight tips that will help
                Demonstrate understanding of      you with the MC portion of the
               logical fallacies by sharing       AP test.
               projects with the rest of class.
                                                  Complete p.51-54. Time yourself
               Learn a “thesis formula” for       from start to finish. Do not feel
               rhetorical analyses.               that you have to hit a certain
                                                  time limit now. This time will give
               Practice writing a thesis for      us a sense of how long it takes
               Gary Soto’s autobiographical       you to complete two multiple
               narrative.                         choice selections.

                                                  Next GP Deadline:
                                                  First three pages due 12/12 (A)
                                                  and 12/13 (B)

               Learning Objectives                Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Demonstrate             Finish reading 3.1-3.2. While
               understanding of appositives by reading 3.2, scan for phrases that
               punctuating the sentences       contain the word “night.” List
               correctly.                      some of the
                                               denotations/associations given to
               http://www.k12reader.com/ap the word “night.”
               positives/Punctuating_Appositi
               ves.pdf                         Romeo and Juliet have been
                                               eagerly anticipating night. How
               Practice VCR vocabulary         do you think the recent events
               Lessons 13-14 by participating  will change night for them.
               in Vocabulary Jeopardy.
                                               Study for the vocabulary test.
               Begin reading 3.1
               Wednesday 12/5/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Go back to homeroom. Discuss
KNIGHT TIME    registration process.

AP Language    -Peer review peer’s formal      Revise formal outline and turn in
and            outline/sources using checklist next class
Composition    to ensure all major components
               are present                     Complete Fallacy Project for 12/6
                                               (A) and 12/7 (B). Be prepared to
               -Evaluate whether or not        share.
               argumentation is logically
               sound                           Next GP Deadline:
                                               First three pages due 12/12 (A)
               -Conference with peer and       and 12/13 (B)
               discuss areas of
               strengths/weaknesses             Please purchase a copy of 5
                                               Steps to a 5 AP English Language
               -Review “tips” for first three  2012-2013 (Do not confuse this
               pages                           book with AP English
                                               Literature that is a different
               - Discuss Gary Soto annotations course)


               Learning Objectives                 Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of         Make vocabulary flashcards for
               Act II by taking a quiz. Grade in   Lessons 13-14. Review.
               class.
                                                   Vocabulary test on Friday. Yes,
               Review vocabulary homework.         words from other lessons are
                                                   always fair game.
               http://www.youtube.com/watc
               h?v=_A0fVWomF90 (West Side
               Story)
               Tuesday 12/4/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Choose one claim, evidence and warrant.
               Share several on the Promethean and
KNIGHT TIME    discuss whether or not logic is sound.

AP Language    -Peer review peer’s formal                   Revise formal outline and turn in next
and            outline/sources using checklist to           class
               ensure all major components are
Composition    present                                      Complete Fallacy Project for 12/6 (A) and
                                                            12/7 (B). Be prepared to share.
               -Evaluate whether or not
                                                            Next GP Deadline:
               argumentation is logically sound
                                                            First three pages due 12/12 (A) and 12/13 (B)

               -Conference with peer and discuss             Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a 5
               areas of strengths/weaknesses                AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do not
                                                            confuse this book with AP English
               -Review “tips” for first three pages         Literature that is a different course)

               - Discuss Gary Soto annotations

               Learning Objectives                          Homework

HN English I    Warm-Up: Define personification,            Finish Act II. There may or may not be
               metaphor, simile, classical allusion,        a reading quiz 
               reversed word, reversed thought,
               reversed sentence construction               Complete Lesson 14 in VCR (p.98-104).
                                                            You will need to do exercises 14 A, B
               -Experiment with Shakespeare’s
                                                            and C.
               language tricks. Write an original
               example of each of the devices below.

               -Friar Laurence is introduced in a lengthy
               soliloquy in which he philosophies about
               nature and about mankind. Paraphrase
               his speech

               -What does Friar Lawrence mean when
               he says “Virtue itself turns vice, being
               misapplied,/And vice sometime’s by
               action dignified”?

                Friar Laurence agrees to perform the
               marriage ceremony for Romeo and Juliet
               for what reason? Is Friar Lawrence
               acting as a responsible adult?

               Review VCR vocabulary.
                               Monday 12/3/12
Class                          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/                      "As the global population of the earth has      "Only 85% of all Americans are insured, around
                               surpassed 7 billion, the planet is losing its   15% of the country is currently at risk of
KNIGHT TIME                    ability to support the growing human race,      possibly losing everything. The government
                               and the population must begin looking           needs to have a stronger stand of this issue,
                               elsewhere for solutions."                       and do more to adequately provide coverage
                                                                               for the masses."

AP Language                    Discuss formal outline protocol                 1) Please read p.47-49 in Patterns and
                                                                               review how to write a formal outline.
and                                                                            Write either a TOPIC OR SENTENCE outline
                               Demonstrate understanding of
Composition                    logical fallacies by taking the logical         (if you choose the latter limit each line to
                                                                               one sentence). Use the checklist on p.48 to
                               fallacy quiz. Grade in class.
                                                                               guide you and/or
                                                                               http://www.writingsimplified.com/2011/0
                                                                               7/how-to-create-formal-outline.html .

                                                                               In addition, all 15 sources are due on
                                                                               12/4 (A Day) and 12/5 (B Day). Please
                                                                               update your Works Cited and BOLD the
                                                                               primary source.

                                                                                           Complete Fallacy Project for
                                                                               NEW DEADLINE:
                                                                               12/6 (A) and 12/7 (B). You have a few
                                                                               more days!!!

                                                                               Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a 5
                                                                               AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do not
                                                                               confuse this book with AP English
                                                                               Literature that is a different course)


                               Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I                    Warm-Up:                                       Read 2.3 and 2.4
                                  1. What is the difference
Winners:                             between love and lust?                    Guided Reading Question:
Most original: Fania/Jillian                                                   Why does Friar Laurence agree to help
Most colorful: Melody/Lauren       2. How strongly do you identify             Romeo marry Juliet? Explain the Friar’s
Most unique: Indyah/ Alex             with your family name? Why               motives.
Most carefully done:                  might you give it up? How
Neil/Juliana                          does Juliet feel about
Wildest: Zack/Wesley                  Romeo’s names and names in
Funniest: Parker/Andrew
                                      general?
Romeo and Juliet Design:
Devon B. /Haley M.
                                       Balcony Scene Charades.
                                       Review VCR homework.
                                       Hand back papers and
                                        quizzes.
                              Finish watching Act I.




                           Friday 11/30/12
Class                    Learning Objectives                                           Homework
HOMEROOM/                Identify and give an example of each (w/o looking at notes)
                         Begging the Question                                          Appeal to Doubtful Authority
KNIGHT TIME              Argument from Analogy                                         Misleading Statistic
                         Ad Hominem                                                    Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
                         Hasty or Sweeping Generalization                              Non Sequitur
                         False Dilemma (Either/Or)                                     Dicto Simpliciter
                         Equivocation                                                  Contradictory Premises
                         Red Herring                                                   Ad Misericordiam
                         Tu Quoque                                                     Hypothesis Contrary to Fact
                         (see next column )                                           Poisoning the Well

AP Language              Discuss formal outline protocol                               1) Please read p.47-49 in Patterns and
                                                                                       review how to write a formal outline.
and                                                                                    Write either a TOPIC OR SENTENCE outline
                         Demonstrate understanding of logical
Composition              fallacies by taking the logical fallacy quiz.                 (if you choose the latter limit each line to
                                                                                       one sentence). Use the checklist on p.48 to
                         Grade in class.
                                                                                       guide you and/or
                                                                                       http://www.writingsimplified.com/2011/0
                                                                                       7/how-to-create-formal-outline.html .

                                                                                       In addition, all 15 sources are due on
                                                                                       12/4 (A Day) and 12/5 (B Day). Please
                                                                                       update your Works Cited and BOLD the
                                                                                       primary source.

                                                                                                   Complete Fallacy Project for
                                                                                       NEW DEADLINE:
                                                                                       12/6 (A) and 12/7 (B). You have a few
                                                                                       more days!!!

                                                                                       Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a 5
                                                                                       AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do not
                                                                                       confuse this book with AP English
                                                                                       Literature that is a different course)


                         Learning Objectives                                           Homework

HN English I             Demonstrate understanding of sonnets                          1) Please read p.91-98 in your VCR
                         and Romeo and Juliet by taking a quiz.                           and complete exercises 13A-13C.
MASKS                    Grade in class.
Most original:                                                                         2) Read Act II Prologue and 2.1-2.2.
Most colorful:           Vote on best mask.                                               Be prepared to discuss.
Most unique materials:
Most carefully done:     Watch Act I of Romeo and Juliet.                              Guided Reading:
Wildest:                                                                               Identify contrasts that exist within the
Funniest:                                                                              prologue of Act II. What do the contrasts
Design that best reflects                                                                 add to the prologue? What is the purpose
the personality of a                                                                      of another prologue?
character from Romeo and
Juliet:




                              Thursday 11/29/12
Class                       Learning Objectives                                           Homework
HOMEROOM/                   Identify and give an example of each (w/o looking at notes)
                            Begging the Question                                          Appeal to Doubtful Authority
KNIGHT TIME                 Argument from Analogy                                         Misleading Statistic
                            Ad Hominem                                                    Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
                            Hasty or Sweeping Generalization                              Non Sequitur
                            False Dilemma (Either/Or)                                     Dicto Simpliciter
                            Equivocation                                                  Contradictory Premises
                            Red Herring                                                   Ad Misericordiam
                            Tu Quoque                                                     Hypothesis Contrary to Fact
                            (see next column )                                           Poisoning the Well

AP Language                 Turn in graphic organizer.                                    1) Read the sample passage from Gary Soto.
                                                                                          Please annotate based on the guide below.
and                                                                                       Yellow: Identify the mode (narrative, expository,
                            1) Identify how transitions/punctuation
Composition                 marks are used to steer the direction of
                                                                                          persuasive or satire)
                                                                                          Blue: Mark relevant transitional words/punctuation
                                                                                          (Which words indicate the author is shifting tones?)
                            an author’s point of view                                     Red: Mark the tone shift (At what point does the author
                                                                                          shift his point of view?)
                                                                                          Green: Identify archetypes (Are symbols or familiar
                            2) Detect when and how an author shifts                       prototypes present?)
                            his/her point of view.                                        Orange: Rhetorical devices or tropes that contribute to the
                                                                                          overall meaning

                            3) Practice reading a sample AP reading                       2) Study for the logical fallacy quiz. You
                            comprehension passage.                                        should know both the fallacies from notes
                                                                                          and fallacies from “Love is a Fallacy.”
                            4) Introduce “Rhetorical Analysis” menu.                      3) Complete Fallacy Project for 12/4 (A)
                            Discuss common archetypes.                                    and 12/5 (B)

                                                                                          4) Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a 5
                                                                                          AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do not
                                                                                          confuse this book with AP English
                                                                                          Literature that is a different course)


                            Learning Objectives                                           Homework

HN English I                PUT YOUR NAME ON YOUR MASK                                    Study for the Sonnet and Act I Quiz

MASKS                       Warm-Up: Identify essential and                               You should be able to:
Most original:              nonessential appositive phrases. Add                          - Identify the components of a sonnet
Most colorful:              necessary commas.                                             - Know the characteristics and themes
Most unique materials:                                                                    of a Petrarchan sonnet
Most carefully done:        Share masks and vote.                                         - Translate a sonnet you have never
Wildest:                                                                                  seen before and answer
Funniest:
Design that best reflects   Review 1.4 and address questions.               comprehension questions
the personality of a                                                        - Recognize significant passages from
character from Romeo and    Read 1.5 and answer questions.                  the play and identify the speaker
Juliet:                                                                     Note: There will not be a word bank.
                            Exit Slip: Assume the persona of Romeo,         You should know how to spell
                            Juliet or Tybalt and write a journal entry      characters’ names.
                            about your reactions to the evening.



                             Wednesday 11/28/12
Class                       Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/                   D.E.A.R.
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language                 Turn in graphic organizer.                      1) Read the sample passage from Gary Soto.
                                                                            Please annotate based on the guide below.
and                                                                         Yellow: Identify the mode (narrative, expository,
                            1) Identify how transitions/punctuation
Composition                 marks are used to steer the direction of
                                                                            persuasive or satire)
                                                                            Blue: Mark relevant transitional words/punctuation
                                                                            (Which words indicate the author is shifting tones?)
                            an author’s point of view                       Red: Mark the tone shift (At what point does the author
                                                                            shift his point of view?)
                                                                            Green: Identify archetypes (Are symbols or familiar
                            2) Detect when and how an author shifts         prototypes present?)
                            his/her point of view.                          Orange: Rhetorical devices or tropes that contribute to the
                                                                            overall meaning

                            3) Practice reading a sample AP reading         2) Study for the logical fallacy quiz. You
                            comprehension passage.                          should know both the fallacies from notes
                                                                            and fallacies from “Love is a Fallacy.”
                            4) Introduce “Rhetorical Analysis” menu.        3) Complete Fallacy Project for 12/4 (A)
                            Discuss common archetypes.                      and 12/5 (B)

                                                                            4) Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a 5
                                                                            AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do not
                                                                            confuse this book with AP English
                                                                            Literature that is a different course)


                            Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I                Warm-Up: Share “Perfect Mate” survey            1) Finish 1.4 and answer the questions.
                            results.
                                                                            2) Tomorrow we are going to read about the
                            Share sonnets in small groups/class. Turn in.   Capulet’s feast. In order to participate, you will
                                                                            need to design a mask.
                            Analyze how characters understand love and
                            marriage in a graphic organizer.

                            Discussion Questions:                           Design Suggestions: animals, insects, flowers,
                                 What is the effect of having such a       geometric shapes, rock stars, moon, stars,
                                    variety of experiences, feelings and    planets, picture collages, etc.
                                    attitudes about love and marriage in
                                                                            Material: Draw your mask on cardboard (you
                                    one play?                               can use cardboard from a shoebox) or
                                   What are some complications that        construction paper (you might want to use
                                    might arise because of these            several sheets and glue the layers together for
                                                                            added strength).
                                    different viewpoints?
                                   Regarding love and marriage, with       Other materials: felt, fabric scraps, aluminum
                                    which character do you most             foil, tissue paper, crayons, markers, sequins,
                                    identify and why?                       glitter, stickers, feathers, macaroni, magazine
                                                                            pictures, ribbons, paint, etc.
                            Begin 1. 4




                             Tuesday 11/27/12
Class                       Learning Objectives                                  Homework
HOMEROOM/                   Write to an adult in this building who has           “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                 changed your life for the better. Tell that person   track star… past results don’t always
                            why. Fold your letter and then write his/her         result in future success.”
                            name on the outside. I will deliver these to their
                            mailboxes.
AP Language                 Warm-Up: Review “Love is a Fallacy.” What            SIGN UP FOR KNIGHT TIME

and                         is the story poking fun at? Why does Polly
                                                                                 Complete your two arguments for
                            reject him? Is this logical? Is love a fallacy?
Composition                                                                      11/28 (A) and 11/29 (B). See wiki for
                                                                                 template and sample. (located
                            Name the fallacies you hear:
                                                                                 underneath “Graduation Project”- You
                            http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-
                                                                                 will need to scroll down)
                            june-28-2007/immigrant-disease
                                                                                 Complete Fallacy Project for 12/4 (A)
                            http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-               and 12/5 (B)
                            june-27-2001/stephen-wins-
                                                                                 Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a
                            Review logical fallacy homework and                  5 AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do
                            fallacies from last week.                            not confuse this book with AP English
                                                                                 Literature that is a different course)
                            Introduce fallacy project. Share sample.
                                                                                 Logical Fallacy Quiz Coming Up:
                            Consult partner or partners.
                                                                                 11/30 (A) and 12/3 (B)
                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nBgmmB2f
                            v4




                            Learning Objectives                                  Homework

HN English I                Warm-Up: Identify appositives and                    1. Please TYPE a prologue sonnet
                            appositive phrases. Learn how to punctuate              for a different book or movie.
Helpful Hints:              essential and nonessential appositives.                 Due tomorrow.
Carry coals= submit to
humiliation                 Identify the appositives in the sentences.           2. Read 1.2-1.3.
                            Determine if the appositive is essential or
Colliers: people who work   nonessential and punctuate accordingly.              3. Complete the “Parent Survey”
with coal
                          Review puns (a form of wordplay that occurs           (available on wiki).
In choler: angry          when two words are pronounced/spelled
                          somewhat the same contain different
Collar: hangman’s noose   meanings. Ex: “What do you do when your
                          wheels wear out? Retire.”

                          Read 1.1 and discuss: /
                          1. Describe Montague’s and Capulet’s reactions
                          and how their wives respond to them.

                          2. What does the Prince proclaim?

                          3. What are Montague and Lady Montague
                          concerned about, and whom are they going to
                          get to check into this matter?

                          4. Romeo believes that love is contradictory—
                          it’s good and bad at the same time. List the 11
                          comparisons of opposites Romeo uses to
                          describe love.

                          5. Why is it not going to work out for Romeo
                          and this girl?

                          6. What does Benvolio think Romeo should do,
                          and how does he say Romeo can accomplish
                          this?




                           Monday 11/26/12
Class                     Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/                 What are you thankful for?                        “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                                 track star… past results don’t always
                                                                            result in future success.”
AP Language               Warm-Up: Review “Love is a Fallacy.” What         SIGN UP FOR KNIGHT TIME

and                       is the story poking fun at? Why does Polly
                                                                            Complete your two arguments for
                          reject him? Is this logical? Is love a fallacy?
Composition                                                                 11/28 (A) and 11/29 (B). See wiki for
                                                                            template and sample. (located
                          Name the fallacies you hear:
                                                                            underneath “Graduation Project”- You
                          http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-
                                                                            will need to scroll down)
                          june-28-2007/immigrant-disease
                                                                            Complete Fallacy Project for 12/4 (A)
                          http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/wed-            and 12/5 (B)
                          june-27-2001/stephen-wins-
                                                                            Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a
                          Review logical fallacy homework and               5 AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do
                          fallacies from last week.                         not confuse this book with AP English
                                                           Literature that is a different course)
               Introduce fallacy project. Share sample.
               Consult partner or partners.                Logical Fallacy Quiz Coming Up:
               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nBgmmB2f    11/30 (A) and 12/3 (B)
               v4




               Learning Objectives                         Homework

HN English I   - Read and annotate the prologue to Romeo   Please TYPE a prologue sonnet for
               and Juliet                                  a different book or movie. Similar
                                                           to Shakespeare, you will need to
               -Replace the underlined words (see above)   include a summary of the whole
               in the lines to create a new prologue—not   story, maintain iambic pentameter
               for Romeo and Juliet but for your own       (10 syllables a line) and a
               fiction or nonfiction story.                Shakespearean rhyme scheme
                                                           (abab, cdcd, efef, gg). Your poem
               -Practice writing a group sonnet            should not exceed 14 lines.
                                                           Remember, the couplet should sum
                                                           up the poet’s conclusion at the end
                                                           of the poem. Due Wednesday,
                                                           11/28. Use “Rhyme Zone” to help
                                                           you.

                                                           BRING ROMEO AND JULIET
                                                           TOMORROW




                       Tuesday 11/20/12
Class          Learning Objectives                         Homework
HOMEROOM/      What are you thankful for?                  “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                track star… past results don’t always
                                                           result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Logical Fallacy Match-Up. Find     Please print and read “Love is a Fallacy” by
                                                           Max Shulman.
and            your partner.
                                                           (http://www1.asknlearn.com/ri_Ilearning/
Composition    Review logical fallacies. Take a partner    English/631/elang-ilearning/page3a.htm).
               “quiz”
                                                           Coming Up: You will need to outline
                                                           two arguments for 11/28 (A) and
               Review logical fallacy homework. Share
                                                           11/29 (B). See wiki for template and
               fallacious arguments.                       sample. (located underneath
                                                           “Graduation Project”- You will need to
                                                           scroll down)

                                                           Please purchase a copy of 5 Steps to a
                                                           5 AP English Language 2012-2013 (Do
                                                           not confuse this book with AP English
                                                           Literature that is a different course)


               Learning Objectives                         Homework

HN English I   -Review Petrarch sonnet conventions and     Enjoy Thanksgiving 
               demonstrate an understanding of how
               Shakespeare shows off his own familiarity   Please purchase a copy of Romeo
               with sonnet conventions and, at the same    and Juliet or plan on bringing your
               time, upends them                           Holt Literature textbook following
                                                           Thanksgiving
               -Compare intelligently the styles and
               attitudes of the two poets

               -Identify the humor and wit in Sonnet 130




                        Monday 11/19/12
Class          Learning Objectives                         Homework
HOMEROOM/      What are you thankful for?                  “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                track star… past results don’t always
                                                           result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Logical Fallacy Match-Up. Find     Please print and read “Love is a Fallacy” by
                                                           Max Shulman.
and            your partner.
                                                           (http://www1.asknlearn.com/ri_Ilearning/
Composition    Review logical fallacies. Take a partner
                                                           English/631/elang-ilearning/page3a.htm).

               “quiz”                                      Coming Up: You will need to outline
                                                           two arguments for 11/28 (A) and
               Review logical fallacy homework. Share      11/29 (B). See wiki for template and
               fallacious arguments.                       sample. (located underneath
                                                           “Graduation Project”- You will need to
                                                           scroll down)


                                                           SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                           (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                  AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                  $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                                Homework

HN English I      1. Identify the major components of a           Print and read Michael Drayton’s
                     sonnet                                       “The Parting” and answer the
                  2. Define rhyme scheme and iambic               questions. Be prepared to discuss
                     pentameter                                   next class. (see wiki for handout)
                  3. Connect the sentiments of the modern
                     day songs with Petrarch
                                                                  Please purchase a copy of Romeo
                  4. Recognize Petrarchan conventions and
                     how they continue to influence writing       and Juliet or plan on bringing your
                     today                                        Holt Literature textbook following
                  5. Learn how sonnets are a formalized way       Thanksgiving
                     of expressing feeling

               R&J Pre-reading questions:
               1. There is such a thing as love at first sight.
               2. You should know someone for at least a year
                  before you marry them.
               3. Your parents should approve of the people
                  that you choose to date.
               4. Parents should determine who we can and
                  cannot marry.




                         Friday 11/16/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                Homework
HOMEROOM/      Continue working on writing an argument            “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                       track star… past results don’t always
                                                                  result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Review simple, complex,                   Logical Fallacy homework (see wiki)
and            compound and compound-complex
               sentences                                          Extra Credit Syntax Test AFTER
Composition                                                       SCHOOL: Friday 11/16. I will write a
                                                                  new test and average your new score
               Demonstrate understanding of induction
                                                                  with your old score. The test is
               and deduction by identifying structure of
                                                                  optional. Plan on spending an hour or
               argumentation.                                     so after school.
                                                                  *If you cannot make Friday, let me
               Review classical oration                           know ahead of time so I can schedule
                                                                  an alternative date.
               Review syllogisms, enthymemes, Rogerian            To help review sentence types: Check
               and Toulmin’s logic                                out this website
                                                                  (http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handou
               Practice writing effective claims, evidence        ts/sentence-patterns/)
               and warrants

                                                                  SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                                  (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                  AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                  $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                                Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of the Fiction           Bring in the lyrics to a song about the
               Unit by taking a fiction test. Grade in class.     pain of love. Be prepared to share on
                                                                  Monday.
               R&J Pre-reading questions:
               5. There is such a thing as love at first sight.   Please purchase a copy of Romeo
               6. You should know someone for at least a year     and Juliet or plan on bringing your
                  before you marry them.                          Holt Literature textbook following
               7. Your parents should approve of the people       Thanksgiving
                  that you choose to date.
               8. Parents should determine who we can and
                  cannot marry.




                      Thursday 11/15/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                Homework
HOMEROOM/      Continue working on writing an argument            “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                       track star… past results don’t always
                                                                  result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Review simple, complex,                   Logical Fallacy homework (see wiki)
and            compound and compound-complex
               sentences                                          Extra Credit Syntax Test AFTER
Composition                                                       SCHOOL: Friday 11/16. I will write a
                                                                  new test and average your new score
               Demonstrate understanding of induction
                                                                  with your old score. The test is
               and deduction by identifying structure of
                                                                  optional. Plan on spending an hour or
               argumentation.                                     so after school.
                                                                  *If you cannot make Friday, let me
               Review classical oration                           know ahead of time so I can schedule
                                                                  an alternative date.
               Review syllogisms, enthymemes, Rogerian            To help review sentence types: Check
                                                                  out this website
               and Toulmin’s logic                               (http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handou
                                                                 ts/sentence-patterns/)
               Practice writing effective claims, evidence
               and warrants
                                                                 SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                                 (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                 AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                 $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                               Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of Lessons 9-12         Study literature terms and multiple
               by taking a vocabulary test. Grade in class.      choice strategies for Fiction Unit
                                                                 Test tomorrow.

                                                                 Please purchase a copy of Romeo
                                                                 and Juliet or plan on bringing your
                                                                 Holt Literature




                    Wednesday 11/14/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      D.E.A.R.                                          “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                      track star… past results don’t always
                                                                 result in future success.”
AP Language    Assignment Tracker: Understanding Tone            In Patterns for College Writing, read
                                                                 p.536-549 (beginning with
and                                                              “Understanding Rogerian Argument”)
               Warm-Up: Go over “Commas 101.” Identify
Composition    nonessential words, phrases or clauses and
                                                                 -Please TYPE three column notes
               add appropriate punctuation. Determine if
                                                                 (fallacy, definition, and example) for
               sentences are punctuated correctly.
                                                                 the logical fallacies p.541-543. Your
                                                                 examples should not be the same
               Review tone homework.                             examples from the book.

               Draft an imaginary dialogue between your point-   Extra Credit Syntax Test AFTER
               of-view and opposing point-of-view. Your other    SCHOOL: Friday 11/16. I will write a
               voice should not merely ask questions, but must
               answer thoroughly. Only make one assertion.       new test and average your new score
               You must do a back and forth, not lengthy         with your old score. The test is
               speeches in between. Begin with “I am             optional. Plan on spending an hour or
               convinced as a society we should…”                so after school.
                                                                 *If you cannot make Friday, let me
               Hand back tests and various Graduation            know ahead of time so I can schedule
               Project assignments.                              an alternative date.
                                                                 To help review sentence types: Check
                                                                 out this website
                                                                 (http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handou
                                                                 ts/sentence-patterns/)


                                                                 SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                                 (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                 AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                 $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                               Homework

HN English I   Conduct a peer evaluation and conference          Make necessary changes to LOTF
               with peer. Make necessary revisions.              paper. Please STAPLE paper and
                                                                 submit in the following order
               Review VCR exercises and practice                      Rubric (located on wiki).
               vocabulary.                                               You will need to fill out the
                                                                         top portion prior to turning
                                                                         in the paper.
                                                                      Final draft of paper
                                                                      Peer Edit Sheet
                                                                      Rough draft
                                                                      LOTF Graphic Organizer
                                                                 Review vocabulary. Vocabulary test
                                                                 is Thursday, 11/15.
                       Tuesday 11/13/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      Simple, Complex, Compound, Compound-              “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    Complex Sentences.                                track star… past results don’t always
                                                                 result in future success.”
AP Language    Assignment Tracker: Understanding Tone            In Patterns for College Writing, read
                                                                 p.536-549 (beginning with
and                                                              “Understanding Rogerian Argument”)
               Warm-Up: Go over “Commas 101.” Identify
Composition    nonessential words, phrases or clauses and
                                                                 -Please TYPE three column notes
               add appropriate punctuation. Determine if
                                                                 (fallacy, definition, and example) for
               sentences are punctuated correctly.
                                                                 the logical fallacies p.541-543. Your
                                                                 examples should not be the same
               Review tone homework.                             examples from the book.

               Draft an imaginary dialogue between your point-   Extra Credit Syntax Test AFTER
               of-view and opposing point-of-view. Your other
               voice should not merely ask questions, but must   SCHOOL: Friday 11/16. I will write a
               answer thoroughly. Only make one assertion.       new test and average your new score
               You must do a back and forth, not lengthy         with your old score. The test is
               speeches in between. Begin with “I am             optional. Plan on spending an hour or
               convinced as a society we should…”                so after school.
                                                                 *If you cannot make Friday, let me
               Hand back tests and various Graduation            know ahead of time so I can schedule
               Project assignments.                              an alternative date.
                                                                 To help review sentence types: Check
                                                                 out this website
                                                                 (http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handou
                                                                 ts/sentence-patterns/)


                                                                 SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                                 (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                 AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                 $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                               Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up:Determine if a claim is strong or             1. Finalize LOTF paper due
               weak. If the claim is strong, why is it strong?          Wednesday, 11/14. Do not
               If it is weak, identify what would make the              forget manuscript format.
               claim stronger.
               -Review what makes a strong claim.                    2. Review vocabulary.
               Evaluate your LOTF claims.                               Vocabulary test is Thursday,
                                                                        11/15.
               Play vocabulary jeopardy. Review Lesson 12
               vocabulary exercises.

               Return quizzes.

                    Friday 11/9/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      Simple, Complex, Compound, Compound-              “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    Complex Sentences.                                track star… past results don’t always
                                                                 result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in the following:                            Complete Rhetorical Analysis
and                Updated Works Cited/ Thesis                  “Introduction to Tone” (see Wiki)
                      Updates
Composition        Graphic Organizer with claims and
                                                                 SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                      counterclaims
                                                                 (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                 AP exam fee has been decreased to
               Demonstrate understanding of syntax,              $45 this year
               schemes and tropes by taking the test (50
               minutes max). We will grade in class.
               Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   Assignment Tracker: Check LOTF graphic              3. Complete Lesson 12 in VCR
               organizer.                                             (p.82-88). Complete
                                                                      exercises 12A, 12B and 12C.
               Demonstrate understanding of literature
               terms by taking the Literature Term Quiz.           4. Finalize LOTF paper due
               Grade in class.                                        Wednesday, 11/14. Do not
                                                                      forget manuscript format.
               Review vocabulary and poems from
               yesterday.




                   Thursday 11/8/12
Class          Learning Objectives  Homework
HOMEROOM/      Return to Homeroom. Report Card Distribution.   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                    track star… past results don’t always
                                                               result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in the following:                          Complete Rhetorical Analysis
and                Updated Works Cited/ Thesis                “Introduction to Tone” (see Wiki)
                      Updates
Composition        Graphic Organizer with claims and
                                                               SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                      counterclaims
                                                               (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                               AP exam fee has been decreased to
               Demonstrate understanding of syntax,            $45 this year
               schemes and tropes by taking the test (50
               minutes max). We will grade in class.



               Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   Review any questionable terms from              Complete LOTF graphic organizer
               literature list                                 for Friday. The more work you put
                                                               into the graphic organizer, the
               Poetry Walk-Around: You will have 8-10          better your paper will be.
               minutes at each station. Your task is to do
               the following:                                  Study for Literature Terms Quiz
                                                               (make flashcards of each term)
              1) Read the poem(s) aloud in each station.
              2) Consider the title of the poem. What does it
              tell you about the poem's subject, tone, and
              genre?
              3) What is your initial impression of the poem's
              subject?
              4) What is going on in it? Who is talking? To
              whom? Under what circumstances? Where?
              About what? Why? Is a story being told? Is
              something--tangible or intangible--being
              described?
              5) How does this poem relate to LOTF?
              6) What lingering questions do you have?




                 Wednesday 11/7/12
Class         Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/     D.E.A.R.                                             “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                        track star… past results don’t always
                                                                   result in future success.”
AP Language   Turn in “Improving Sentence Style”                   1. Works Cited and Thesis sheet (due
                                                                   11/8 and 11/9). You will need 11
and                                                                sources total (at least two of your
                  1. Read JFK’s Inaugural Address and
Composition              indicate what trope or scheme is used.    sources should illustrate counter
                         Identify each trope of scheme in the      opinions).
                         parenthesis located next to each bolded
                         example. Tropes and schemes will be       2. Fill out the graphic organizer for
                         used more than once.                      claims and counterclaims (Due 11/8
                                                                   and 11/9). Available on wiki under
                  2. Write an argumentative thesis that            “Graduation Project.”
                     identifies three tropes and or
                                                                   3. Study for the Syntax and
                     schemes AND states JFK’s purpose
                                                                   Schemes/Tropes Test on 11/8 and
                                                                   11/9
                  3. Review “Eleven Serious Issues in              SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                     English”                                      (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                   AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                   $45 this year


              Learning Objectives                                  Homework
HN English I   -Identify what makes an effective quote          Read p.76-82. Complete exercises
               sandwich                                         11A, 11B and 11C.

               -Evaluate quote sandwiches, write lead-in        Complete LOTF graphic organizer
               for quotes, and write an explanation for         for Friday. The more work you put
               provided quotes                                  into the graphic organizer, the
                                                                better your paper will be.
               -Introduce the LOTF Essay (due 11/14).
               Begin filling out graphic organizer.




                         Monday 11/5/12
Class          Learning Objectives                              Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review Sentence Types (simple, compound,         “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    complex, compound-complex).                      track star… past results don’t always
                                                                result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in “Improving Sentence Style”               1. Works Cited and Thesis sheet (due
                                                                11/8 and 11/9). You will need 11
and                                                             sources total (at least two of your
                  4. Read JFK’s Inaugural Address and
Composition           indicate what trope or scheme is used.    sources should illustrate counter
                      Identify each trope of scheme in the      opinions).
                      parenthesis located next to each bolded
                      example. Tropes and schemes will be       2. Fill out the graphic organizer for
                      used more than once.                      claims and counterclaims (Due 11/8
                                                                and 11/9). Available on wiki under
                  5. Write an argumentative thesis that         “Graduation Project.”
                     identifies three tropes and or
                                                                3. Study for the Syntax and
                     schemes AND states JFK’s purpose
                                                                Schemes/Tropes Test on 11/8 and
                                                                11/9
                  6. Review “Eleven Serious Issues in           SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                     English”                                   (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                                AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                                $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                              Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate your understanding of LOTF by        Define “Literature Terms” in your
               taking a reading quiz. You may use your          notebook.
               book.

               Review reading quizzes in class.
               Return DO IO PA PN quizzes.




                           Friday 11/2/12
Class          Learning Objectives                            Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review “does” of Says/Does Analysis            “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    -Practice “does” words on a sentence           track star… past results don’t always
                                                              result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Match-Up Game. You will either        1. Revisit your narrative, and follow
               have a scheme or trope or an example. Find     the “Improving Sentence Style”
and                                                           worksheet (available on wiki). You
               your pair. Be prepared to explain why you
Composition    are correct.                                   should type your answers directly on
                                                              the handout. You will need to
                                                              resubmit both your paper and this
               -Take a partner quiz and test your
                                                              completed sheet next class.
               knowledge.
                                                              2. Works Cited and Thesis sheet (due
               Exit Slip: Scheme/Trope Challenge              11/8 and 11/9). You will need 11
               Write a quick narrative utilizing 6-8 of the   sources total (at least two of your
               schemes and tropes.                            sources should illustrate counter
                                                              opinions).
               Hand back narratives.
                                                              3. Fill out the graphic organizer for
                                                              claims and counterclaims (Due 11/8
                                                              and 11/9). Available on wiki under
                                                              “Graduation Project.”

                                                              Upcoming Dates:
                                                              Syntax and Schemes/Tropes Test on
                                                              11/8 and 11/9

                                                              SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                              (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                              AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                              $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                            Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate your understanding of direct      Finish LOTF. There may or may
               objects, indirect objects, predicate          not be a reading quiz on
               nominatives and predicate adjectives by
                                                             Monday 
               taking a quiz. You also will demonstrate your
               ability to dissect sentences based on what
               you know about parts of speech.

               Grade quizzes in class and discuss.

               Finish discussing midterms.

               Finish Ch.10 discussion of LOTF.



                       Thursday 11/1/12
Class          Learning Objectives                            Homework
HOMEROOM/      Says/Does Practice                             “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                   track star… past results don’t always
                                                              result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Match-Up Game. You will either        1. Revisit your narrative, and follow
               have a scheme or trope or an example. Find     the “Improving Sentence Style”
and                                                           worksheet (available on wiki). You
               your pair. Be prepared to explain why you
Composition    are correct.                                   should type your answers directly on
                                                              the handout. You will need to
                                                              resubmit both your paper and this
               -Take a partner quiz and test your
                                                              completed sheet next class.
               knowledge.
                                                              2. Works Cited and Thesis sheet (due
               Exit Slip: Scheme/Trope Challenge              11/8 and 11/9). You will need 11
               Write a quick narrative utilizing 6-8 of the   sources total (at least two of your
               schemes and tropes.                            sources should illustrate counter
                                                              opinions).
               Hand back narratives.
                                                              3. Fill out the graphic organizer for
                                                              claims and counterclaims (Due 11/8
                                                              and 11/9). Available on wiki under
                                                              “Graduation Project.”

                                                              Upcoming Dates:
                                                              Syntax and Schemes/Tropes Test on
                                                              11/8 and 11/9

                                                              SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
                                                              (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
                                                              AP exam fee has been decreased to
                                                              $45 this year


               Learning Objectives                            Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Write a sentence that contains a      Study for the Grammar Quiz. You
               direct object. Now write a sentence that       should know how to:
               contains anindirect object. Finally write a
               sentence that contains a predicate             -Define a direct object, indirect
                                                              objective, predicate nominative, and
               nominative or predicate adjective. Practice
                                                              predicate adjective
              dissecting sentences.
                                                                           -Dissect sentences and identify the:
              Review VCR exercises                                         Subject (don’t forget hidden “you”)
                                                                           Verb
                                                                           Direct Object
              Discuss rationalization, tying of Wilfred, Jack
                                                                           Indirect Object
              and disguise, and removing Piggy’s glasses
                                                                           Prepositional Phrases
                                                                           Predicate Nominative
              -Hand back Midterms                                          Predicate Adjective
                                                                           Articles
                                                                           Adjectives

                                                                           Finish LOTF for Monday



                    Wednesday 10/31/12
Class         Learning Objectives                                          Homework
HOMEROOM/     D.E.A.R                                                      “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                                track star… past results don’t always
                                                                           result in future success.”
AP Language   Turn in sentence patterns homework.                          Create three-column notes for
                                                                           schemes and tropes. You will need to
and           Warm-Up: “While we do these things, these                    identify the scheme/trope, definition,
Composition   deeply momentous things, let us be very clear,               and example. Follow model on
              and make very clear to all the world, what our               handout.
              motives and our objects are.”
              – Woodrow Wilson, “President Woodrow Wilson Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
              Presents an Ideal to the War Congress”         11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)

              1. How would you describe the rhetorical                     SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
              structure of this sentence (Hint: The subject and verb       (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
              are delayed until the final part of the sentence). Why did   AP exam fee has been decreased to
              Wilson want to create syntactic tension and                  $45 this year
              emphasize his ideas at the end of the sentence?
              What idea is he stressing?                                   You only need one form and one
                                                                           check written for all of your AP exams
              2. How would the sentence change if we                       (i.e. – you can have a check written for
              rewrote it as, “Our motives and objects must be              $135 for 3 exams and turn that in with
              clear to all the world while we do these deeply              only one form – filled out completely
              momentous things”?                                           and turned in to the Main Office in the
                                                                           morning). You must drop these off in
              - Analyze Queen Elizabeth I’s diction, imagery,              the mornings to Ms. Lang or Ms.
              and sentence structure to achieve her purposein              Schroeder.
              her speech to her troops at Tilbury, 1588.

              -Practice identifying cumulative, periodic and
              inverted sentences

              -Review Benny Paret Syntax Chart

              Learning Objectives                                          Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: Review direct/indirect objects                      Read Ch.10 and complete
               and subject complements (predicate
               nominatives and predicate adjectives).                       focus questions (on
               Identify each part of speech in practice                     handout)
               examples.

               -Discuss LOTF graphic organizer. What does
                                                                            Read p.68-73 in VCR.
               the LOTF symbolize?                                          Complete exercises 10A,
                                                                            10B and 10C.
               -Who is responsible for Simon’s death? Was
               his death an accident or murder?
               Use text to support your claims.

               -Compare text to clips from the movie
               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9NwT7ib
               mJ0 (1990)

               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJE6lsOi4W
               8 (1963)




                         Tuesday 10/30/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                          Homework
HOMEROOM/      Study Hall                                                   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                                 track star… past results don’t always
                                                                            result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in sentence patterns homework.                          Create three-column notes for
                                                                            schemes and tropes. You will need to
and            Warm-Up: “While we do these things, these                    identify the scheme/trope, definition,
Composition    deeply momentous things, let us be very clear,               and example. Follow model on
               and make very clear to all the world, what our               handout.
               motives and our objects are.”
               – Woodrow Wilson, “President Woodrow Wilson Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
               Presents an Ideal to the War Congress”         11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)

               1. How would you describe the rhetorical                     SIGN UP FOR THE AP EXAM BY 2/15
               structure of this sentence (Hint: The subject and verb       (SEE WIKI FOR DETAILS)
               are delayed until the final part of the sentence). Why did   AP exam fee has been decreased to
               Wilson want to create syntactic tension and                  $45 this year
               emphasize his ideas at the end of the sentence?
               What idea is he stressing?                                   You only need one form and one
                                                                            check written for all of your AP exams
               2. How would the sentence change if we                       (i.e. – you can have a check written for
               rewrote it as, “Our motives and objects must be              $135 for 3 exams and turn that in with
               clear to all the world while we do these deeply              only one form – filled out completely
               momentous things”?                                           and turned in to the Main Office in the
                                                                            morning). You must drop these off in
               - Analyze Queen Elizabeth I’s diction, imagery,              the mornings to Ms. Lang or Ms.
               and sentence structure to achieve her purposein   Schroeder.
               her speech to her troops at Tilbury, 1588.

               -Practice identifying cumulative, periodic and
               inverted sentences

               -Review Benny Paret Syntax Chart

               Learning Objectives                               Homework

HN English I   Meet Mrs. Pfeuffer in the Media Center for a         1. Complete LOTF Ch.8 Graphic
               library overview.                                       Organizer (see Wiki for
                                                                       worksheet)
               Discuss Ch.7-8
               1. Ralph’s symbolic cleaning                         2. Read Ch.9 in LOTF
               2. Simon’s ominous prediction
               3. Robert and the pig game
               4. Killing the Sow and language
               5. What is The Lord of the Flies?

               -Share letters from characters




                            Friday 10/26/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      Study Hall                                        “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                      track star… past results don’t always
                                                                 result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in STAPLED narratives.                           1. Read and complete “The
               (rubric final copy rough draft)                          Death of Benny Paret” Syntax
and                                                                       Chart.
Composition    -Examine sentence patterns and variety for
               an effect                                            2. Type examples of each of the
               -Practice identifying the syntax within a               sentence types (declarative,
                                                                        interrogative, imperative,
               single sentence                                          exclamatory, simple, compound,
               -Utilize the syntax chart to analyze syntax              complex, compound-complex,
               -Practice analyzing syntax in a passage                  loose/cumulative, periodic, balanced,
                                                                        basic, inverted, telegraphic, medium
                                                                        and long.) In addition to labeling
                                                                        each sentence, please provide
                                                                        a brief explanation as to how
                                                                        your sentence exemplifies
                                                                        each pattern.

                                                                    3. Please read “Who Killed Benny
                                                                       Paret” (p. 321-322 in
                                                                       Patterns). Do Cousin’s graphic
                                                                    descriptions convince you that
                                                                    boxing should be outlawed?
                                                                    Explain.

                                                            Benny Paret’s fight:
                                                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB
                                                            NQNwCyYqk

                                                            Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
                                                            11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)
               Learning Objectives                          Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of VCR Lessons     Read Ch.7-8 for Tuesday.
               1-8 by taking a test. Grade in class.        Focus Questions:

               Discuss LOTF “Continuum of Change”           1. Why does Ralph want to clean
                                                            himself up, symbolically?
               Exit Ticket: Assign characters for “letter
                                                            2. Simon gives Ralph a prediction.
               home”
                                                            What is it? What is ominous in Simon's
                                                            prediction?

                                                            3. How do the boys play with Robert?
                                                            Why is that not play?How does Ralph
                                                            react to the game? How does a chant
                                                            affect them? How do chants like these
                                                            affect the group?

                                                            4. What language is used to describe
                                                            the killing of the sow? What is the sex
                                                            of the pig? Why do you think Golding
                                                            makes this choice?

                                                            5. What is The Lord of the Flies?




                      Thursday 10/25/12
Class          Learning Objectives                          Homework
HOMEROOM/      Study Hall                                   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                 track star… past results don’t always
                                                            result in future success.”
AP Language    Turn in STAPLED narratives.                      4. Read and complete “The
               (rubric final copy rough draft)                     Death of Benny Paret” Syntax
and                                                                  Chart.
Composition    -Examine sentence patterns and variety for
               an effect                                        5. Type examples of each of the
               -Practice identifying the syntax within a               sentence types (declarative,
               single sentence                                         interrogative, imperative,
                                                                       exclamatory, simple, compound,
               -Utilize the syntax chart to analyze syntax             complex, compound-complex,
               -Practice analyzing syntax in a passage                 loose/cumulative, periodic, balanced,
                                                                       basic, inverted, telegraphic, medium
                                                                       and long.) In addition to labeling
                                                                       each sentence, please provide
                                                                       a brief explanation as to how
                                                                       your sentence exemplifies
                                                                       each pattern.

                                                                   6. Please read “Who Killed Benny
                                                                      Paret” (p. 321-322 in
                                                                      Patterns). Do Cousin’s graphic
                                                                      descriptions convince you that
                                                                      boxing should be outlawed?
                                                                      Explain.

                                                                Benny Paret’s fight:
                                                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB
                                                                NQNwCyYqk

                                                                Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
                                                                11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)
               Learning Objectives                              Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Introduce direct/indirect objects          1. Study for the vocabulary
               and subject complements. Label sentences               test. The focus will be on
               accordingly.                                           lessons 7 and 8, however
                                                                      you are responsible for
               Review Ch.6 and discuss homework                       knowing the words from
               questions (Beast from air, Jack and the                lessons 1-8.You will need to
               beast, and Simon).                                     know Latin and Greek roots,
                                                                      synonyms and antonyms,
               Create a “Continuum of Change” chart.                  how to use the words in a
               Identify what the kids were like when they             sentence, AND words from
               arrived; what they are like in Ch.5-6; and             past lists. Note: I might use
               what you think they will be like by the                some roots from other lists.
               book’s end. You must be specific and explain
               WHY you think the character does or will            2. Finish assigned character’s
               change in the novel and provide textual                letter home.
               support.
                                                                   3. Read Ch.7-8 for Tuesday.
               Free Writing: You will be assigned a
               character (Simon, Piggy, Roger, Sam/Eric,
               Ralph or Jack). Your task is to write a letter
               “home.” The goal is to sound like your
               character. This should not just be a
               summary of events that took place, but
               rather identify what the character is feeling,
               thinking or concerned about at this point in
               time.




                    Wednesday 10/24/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                Homework
HOMEROOM/      Study Hall- Prepare for Midterms                   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                       track star… past results don’t always
                                                                  result in future success.”
AP Language    Peer Edit #1: Check your partner’s seven           Finalize narrative and STAPLE before
               sources for correct MLA format. Read the           class. Paginate according to
and                                                               manuscript format.
               thesis. Is the thesis making an effective
Composition    argument or merely informing/analyzing?
                                                                  Top: Rubric (complete student
               Submit.
                                                                             portion prior to turning in.
                                                                             If you are missing
               Peer Edit #2: In groups of four, you will have                something, FIX IT. Rubric
               three people read your story. Each person will                 available on wiki under
               be in charge of marking up your text and                       “Narration- Peer Edit
               commenting on the effectiveness of a different                  Sheet”)
               component of a rubric. When they are finished      Middle: Your final paper (clean,
               evaluating for their components, they will write            polished, and in proper
               a short note explaining what you did well and               manuscript form)
               suggestions for growth.                            Bottom: Rough draft with peer’s
                                                                         comments.
               Conference with peers and reflect on writing.
                                                                  Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
               Hand back quizzes.                                 11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)
               Learning Objectives                                Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of grammar               Study for Midterm:
               and reading comprehension by taking the                Review grammar (subjects,
               English I Midterm.                                        verbs- action, linking,
                                                                         helping, prepositions,
               OR                                                        punctuating titles)
                                                                      Reading Comprehension
               - Hand back speeches and quizzes                          passages
               -Quick Vocab review with book
               -Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary           Finish Lesson 9 from VCR. Read Ch.
               by competing in VCR Jeopardy                       6 from LOTF.
               -Begin Lesson 9 and complete 9A, 9B and 9C
               -Begin Ch.6 of LOTF                                Focus Questions:
                                                                     1) What is the “Beast from
               Midterms:                                                 Air”?
               1st/3rd Block: Tuesday                                2) Is Jack actually afraid of the
               2nd/ 4th Block: Wednesday                                 beast or just using the
                                                                         littleuns’ fear to manipulate
                                                                         the group? Make sure to
                                                                         cite evidence from the text
                                                                         to support you claim.
                                                                      3) Why is Simon considered an
                                                                         outsider by the group? Use
                                                                         evidence to support your
                                                                         response.
                        Tuesday 10/23/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                Homework
HOMEROOM/      Study Hall- Prepare for Midterms                   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                       track star… past results don’t always
                                                                  result in future success.”
AP Language    Peer Edit #1: Check your partner’s seven           Finalize narrative and STAPLE before
               sources for correct MLA format. Read the           class. Paginate according to
and                                                               manuscript format.
               thesis. Is the thesis making an effective
Composition    argument or merely informing/analyzing?
                                                                  Top: Rubric (complete student
               Submit.
                                                                  portion prior to turning in.
                                                                  If you are missing
               Peer Edit #2: In groups of four, you will have     something, FIX IT. Rubric
               three people read your story. Each person will                  available on wiki under
               be in charge of marking up your text and                       “Narration- Peer Edit
               commenting on the effectiveness of a different                  Sheet”)
               component of a rubric. When they are finished      Middle: Your final paper (clean,
               evaluating for their components, they will write   polished, and in proper
               a short note explaining what you did well and      manuscript form)
               suggestions for growth.                            Bottom: Rough draft with peer’s
                                                                  comments.
               Conference with peers and reflect on writing.
                                                                  Next Graduation Project Benchmark:
               Hand back quizzes.                                 11 Sources due 11/8 (A) and 11/9 (B)
               Learning Objectives                                Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of grammar               Study for Midterm:
               and reading comprehension by taking the                Review grammar (subjects,
               English I Midterm.                                        verbs- action, linking,
                                                                         helping, prepositions,
               OR                                                        punctuating titles)
                                                                      Reading Comprehension
               - Hand back speeches and quizzes                          passages
               -Quick Vocab review with book
               -Demonstrate understanding of vocabulary           Finish Lesson 9 from VCR. Read Ch.
               by competing in VCR Jeopardy                       6 from LOTF.
               -Begin Lesson 9 and complete 9A, 9B and 9C
               -Begin Ch.6 of LOTF                                Focus Questions:
                                                                     4) What is the “Beast from
               Midterms:                                                 Air”?
               1st/3rd Block: Tuesday                                5) Is Jack actually afraid of the
               2nd/ 4th Block: Wednesday                                 beast or just using the
                                                                      littleuns’ fear to manipulate
                                                                      the group? Make sure to
                                                                      cite evidence from the text
                                                                      to support you claim.
                                                                   6) Why is Simon considered an
                                                                      outsider by the group? Use
                                                                      evidence to support your
                                                                      response.




                  Monday 10/22/12
      Exciting UPDATE: We’re having a BABY GIRL 
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/      Can you decipher text talk?                     “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                    track star… past results don’t always
                                                               result in future success.”
AP Language    Demonstrate your understanding of MLA           1) Compose your narrative (two typed
               and argumentative thesis statements by          pages).
and
               taking a quiz (20 minutes max). Grade in
Composition    class.                                          2) Find three additional articles that
                                                               you will incorporate into your paper.
                                                               By the next source check, you should
               Introduce narrative. Begin to brainstorm.
                                                               have seven total. Update your Works
                                                               Cited and add your updated thesis to
               Review “Living Under Circe’s Spell.” Turn in.   thesis document (Note: After “Thesis
                                                               10/17 Deadline” write “Thesis 10/23
               Hand back thesis and source list.               Deadline.”) Staple both documents
                                                               together and bring to class.
               Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   Turn in speech evaluation.                   Study for Midterm:
                                                                Review vocabulary
               -Demonstrate understanding of Ch.4 and 5            (subjects, verbs- action,
               by taking an open-book reading quiz. Discuss        linking, helping,
               and grade in class.                                 prepositions, punctuating
                                                                   titles)
               Midterms:                                        Reading Comprehension
               1st/3rd Block: Tuesday                              passages
               2nd/ 4th Block: Wednesday
                                                            *BRING VOCABULARY BOOKS AND
                                                            LOTF for days you are not testing*
                         Friday10/19/12
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/      1st Period: 7:25-8:36                           “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    2nd Period: 8:41-9:50                           track star… past results don’t always
               1st Lunch: 9:50-10:15                           result in future success.”
               3rd Period: 10:20-11:29
               4th Period: 11:34-12:40
               Homeroom: 12:45-12:50
               PEP RALLY!!!
AP Language    Demonstrate your understanding of MLA           1) Compose your narrative (two typed
               and argumentative thesis statements by          pages).
and
               taking a quiz (20 minutes max). Grade in
Composition    class.                                          2) Find three additional articles that
                                                               you will incorporate into your paper.
                                                               By the next source check, you should
               Introduce narrative. Begin to brainstorm.
                                                               have seven total.Update your Works
                                                               Cited and add your updated thesis to
               Review “Living Under Circe’s Spell.” Turn in.   thesis document (Note: After “Thesis
                                                               10/17 Deadline” write “Thesis 10/23
               Hand back thesis and source list.               Deadline.”) Staple both documents
                                                               together and bring to class.
               Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   -Demonstrate public speaking skills by              1. Read Ch.4-5 of LOTF for
               delivering narrative speech                            Monday.

               -Record performances.                                   Focus Question:
                                                                       What do the focus on hunting
                                                                       and the desire to kill a pig reveal
                                                                       about the boys’ understanding of
                                                                       life, violence, power and control?

                                                                   2. Type your Speech Reflection
                                                                      for Monday. Follow
                                                                        manuscript form.




                      Thursday 10/18/12
Class          Learning Objectives                              Homework
HOMEROOM/      Dissect sentences and identify parts of speech   “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME                                                     track star… past results don’t always
                                                                result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: Switch papers. Peer review MLA          -MLA and argumentative thesis quiz
               format following format. Turn in.                next class (review my notes/peer edit
and                                                             on wiki)
Composition
               Assignment Tracker: “Shooting an Elephant” -Read “Living Under Circe’s Spell.”
               -Review “the real nature of imperialism”    Practice “Says/Does analysis.” (see
               Orwell’s intentions, the elephant’s misery, wiki)
               Orwell’s editorial comments
                                                                Coming-Up: Next source check
                                                                10/23(A) and 10/24 (B). Find three
               -B Day Review Says/Does Analysis                additional articles that you will
                                                                incorporate into your paper. By the
                                                                next source check, you should have
                                                                seven total.
               Learning Objectives                              Homework

HN English I   Put your name on top of the rubric and turn          3. Read Ch.4-5 of LOTF for
               in. I will shuffle the rubrics and determine            Monday.
               the order.
                                                                    4. Type your Speech Reflection
               -Review audience participation                          for Monday. Follow
                                                                       manuscript form.
               -Demonstrate public speaking skills by
               delivering narrative speech

               -Record performances.




                    Wednesday 10/17/12
Class          Learning Objectives                              Homework
HOMEROOM/      PSAT : 7:20-10:30                                “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    1st Block: 10:50-11:17                           track star… past results don’t always
               1st Lunch 11:10-11:35                            result in future success.”
               2nd Block: 11:40-12:30
               3rd Block: 12:35-1:10
               4th Block: 1:15-2:10

AP Language    Warm-Up: Switch papers. Peer review MLA                -MLA and argumentative thesis quiz
               format following format. Turn in.                      next class (review my
and                                                                   notes/peerediton wiki)
Composition    Assignment Tracker: “Shooting an Elephant”
                                                           -Read “Living Under Circe’s Spell.”
               -Review “the real nature of imperialism”
                                                           Practice “Says/Does analysis.” (see
               Orwell’s intentions, the elephant’s misery,
                                                           wiki)
               Orwell’s editorial comments
                                                                      Coming-Up: Next source check
               -B Day Review Says/Does Analysis                      10/23(A) and 10/24 (B). Find three
                                                                      additional articles that you will
                                                                      incorporate into your paper. By the
                                                                      next source check, you should have
                                                                      seven total.
               Learning Objectives                                    Homework

HN English I   -Review vocabulary from Lesson 7.                          5. PRACTICE YOUR SPEECH.
               Complete exercises 7 & 8 (p.56-57).
                                                                          6. Bring a recording device
               -Review public speaking techniques                            (cell phone or camera). If
                                                                             you do not have access to
               -Review Ch.3 from LOTF                                        one of these at home, ask a
               Examine the argument between Jack and Ralph.                  friend in class to borrow a
               What might their fight be symbolic of?                        recording device. Figure this
               Hint: Jack and Ralph each represent something quite
               specific.
                                                                             out ahead of time vs. before
               2. Check out Simon and his interactions with the              you
               “littluns.” What do his actions tell you about his
               character?                                                 7. Read Ch.4-5 of LOTFfor
               Hint: Simon, in some ways, is neither like Ralph nor          Monday.
               Jack.

               Hand back LOTF quizzes



                        Tuesday 10/16/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                    Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review Prepositions                                    “A track record doesn't guarantee a
               Adverbs and Adjectives                                 track star… past results don’t always
KNIGHT TIME    Hard to find subjects                                  result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: How do you cite                               1) Please type your thesis on a
                                                                      separate sheet of paper.Typeaccording
and            sources?                                               to the model below.
Composition    -Go over an argumentative thesis
                                                                      Thesis 10/17 Deadline: [Insert
                                                                      argumentative thesis here]
               Review Donald Murray’s “The
                                                                      2) You will need to print and annotate
               Stranger in this Photo is Me”
                                                           four articles (one article that supports
                                                           your position, one article that negates
               -Sherman Alexie’s “Indian                   your position, a primary source, and a
               Education” exercise                         scholarly journal piece)

                                                           3) Create a “Works Cited” page
               -Hand back Diction Quizzes                  following notes and sample
                                                           (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/re
               Extra Point for Question #10. I             source/747/12/). Note that entries are
               will accept “jargon” for “trading           alphabetical and not proceeded by
                                                           numbers. Pay attention to indentation
               paint”                                      and spacing.

                                                           4) Read George Orwell’s “Shooting an
                                                           Elephant” (117-123) in Patterns.
                                                           Answer questions (Comprehension #3,
                                                           Purpose and Audience #1-3, Style and
                                                           Structure 3-4)
Class          Learning Objectives                         Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate your understanding of LOTF by   1. Read Ch. 3. Answer the
               taking a pop quiz. Grade in class.          following:
                                                           1. Examine the argument between Jack
               Discuss Ch.1-2.                             and Ralph. What might their fight be
                                                           symbolic of?
                                                           Hint: Jack and Ralph each represent
               Begin Ch.3                                  something quite specific.
                                                           2. Check out Simon and his interactions
                                                           with the “littluns.” What do his actions tell
                                                           you about his character?
                                                           Hint: Simon, in some ways, is neither like
                                                           Ralph nor Jack.

                                                           2. Practice your speech.




                         Monday 10/15/12
Class          Learning Objectives                         Homework
HOMEROOM/      Adverb or Adjective?                        “A track record doesn't guarantee a
               Identify prepositions                       track star… past results don’t always
KNIGHT TIME
                                                           result in future success.”
AP Language    Warm-Up: How do you cite                    1) Please type your thesis on a
                                                           separate sheet of paper.Typeaccording
and            sources?                                    to the model below.
Composition    -Go over an argumentative thesis
                                                           Thesis 10/17 Deadline: [Insert
                                                           argumentative thesis here]
               Review Donald Murray’s “The
                                                           2) You will need to print and annotate
               Stranger in this Photo is Me”               four articles (one article that supports
                                                               your position, one article that negates
                                                               your position, a primary source, and a
               -Sherman Alexie’s “Indian                       scholarly journal piece)
               Education” exercise
                                                               3) Create a “Works Cited” page
                                                               following notes and sample
               -Hand back Diction Quizzes                      (http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/re
                                                               source/747/12/). Note that entries are
               Extra Point for Question #10. I                 alphabetical and not proceeded by
               will accept “jargon” for “trading               numbers. Pay attention to indentation
                                                               and spacing.
               paint”
                                                               4) Read George Orwell’s “Shooting an
                                                               Elephant” (117-123) in Patterns.
                                                               Answer questions (Comprehension #3,
                                                               Purpose and Audience #1-3, Style and
                                                               Structure 3-4)
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Practice delivering a speech to        Finish reading Chapters 1-2. There
               two peers following rubric provided on          may or may not be a reading quiz
               handout.                                        tomorrow 

               -Subject/predicate review
               - Introduce “Hard-to-Find Subjects”
               -Identify subjects in orders, directions, and
               inverted sentences
               - Practice finding subjects in
               orders/directions and inverted sentences

               Understanding Power and Control and Their
               Impact (play the “I’m Going to a Party and
               Bringing_________________”)
               Rules:
                   1) Leaders will run the game.
                   2) Classmates will offer items and
                      leaders will accept or decline based
                      on rules
                   3) Debrief about “the party”




                          Friday 10/12/12
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/      Adverb or Adjective?                            “A track record doesn't guarantee a
               Identify prepositions                           track star… past results don’t always
KNIGHT TIME
                                                               result in future success.”
AP Language    PEPS                                            Print and read Donald Murray’s
                                                               “The Stranger in this Photo is Me.”
and            Demonstrate understanding of diction Answer the questions that follow.
Composition    by taking the diction test. Grade in
                                                    Upcoming Deadlines: Thesis and
               class.                                st
                                                                      1 source check due 10/17 and
                                                                      10/18.You will need to print and
               Review “Says/Does” Analysis                            annotate four articles (one article that
                                                                      supports your position, one article that
                                                                      negates your position, a primary source,
                                                                      and a scholarly journal piece). In addition,
                                                                      you will need to complete a Works Cited
                                                                      at this time. I will go over specifics next
                                                                      week, but you should start looking for
                                                                      articles. ProQuest is a great place to start.
Class          Learning Objectives                                    Homework

HN English I   PEPS                                                   1) Prepare five note cards for your
                                                                      speech. Practice. See directions on
                -Check sentences for confusing shifts in              handout.
               tense                                                  We will practice delivering
               -Complete sentences using the correct tense            speeches Monday.
               -Supply appropriate verbs for each missing
               verb in a paragraph                                    2) Read Ch.1 of LOTFand answer
               -Circle verbs that shift incorrectly                   the reading questions forTuesday.
                                                                      Do not use your Kindle or any sort of electronic
                                                                      device. You will need the paper copy. Bring
               -Introduce the Narrative Speech                        book to class daily.

               -Hand back narrative and POS quizzes                   Note: Ch.1 is a long chapter. It is in
                                                                      your best interest to start reading
                                                                      the chapter this week. We will have
                                                                      an additional reading assignment
                                                                      Monday night.




                       Thursday 10/11/12
Class          Learning Objectives                                    Homework
HOMEROOM/      Create your own test. Design sentences that use        “A track record doesn't guarantee a
               nouns, prepositions, adverbs, adjectives, verbs        track star… past results don’t always
KNIGHT TIME    (action, transitive, intransitive, linking, helping)   result in future success.”
               pronouns, articles, conjunctions. Then underline the
               part of speech you wish to test and see if your
               partner guesses correctly. NOTE: Do not write the
               parts of speech in order.


AP Language    Demonstrate understanding of diction Print and read Donald Murray’s
and            by taking the diction test. Grade in “The Stranger in this Photo is Me.”
                                                    Answer the questions that follow.
Composition    class.
                                                                      Upcoming Deadlines: Thesis and
               Review “Says/Does” Analysis                     1st source check due 10/17 and
                                                               10/18.You will need to print and
                                                               annotate four articles (one article that
                                                               supports your position, one article that
                                                               negates your position, a primary source,
                                                               and a scholarly journal piece). In addition,
                                                               you will need to complete a Works Cited
                                                               at this time. I will go over specifics next
                                                               week, but you should start looking for
                                                               articles. ProQuest is a great place to start.
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate understanding of nouns, Complete VCR Lesson 8. Read
               prepositions, adverbs, adjectives,       p.50- 56 and complete
               verbs (action, transitive, intransitive, exercises 8A, 8B and 8C.
               linking, helping) pronouns, articles,
               conjunctions by taking the parts of
               speech quiz.




          Wednesday 10/10/12 (3o Min. Blocks)
Class          Learning Objectives                             Homework
HOMEROOM/       PLAN TEST (7:25-10:55)                         “A track record doesn't guarantee a
KNIGHT TIME    1St: 11:00-11:30                                track star… past results don’t always
               Lunch: 11:30-12:10                              result in future success.”
               2nd: 12:15-1:00
               3rd: 1:05-1:35
               4th: 1:40-2:15
AP Language    Warm-Up: “Meanwhile the United States           Study for the diction test
and            Army, thirsting for revenge, was prowling       -Review notes on monosyllabic,
               the country north and west of the Black         polysyllabic diction
Composition    Hills, killing Indians wherever they could be   - Understand the difference
               found.”—Dee Brown, Bury my Heart at             between slang, jargon and
               Wounded Knee                                    idiomatic diction
                   1. What are the connotations of             -Know the difference between
                         thirsting? What feelings are evoked   connotation and denotation
                         by this diction?                      - Study the diction vocabulary
                   2. What are the connotations of             words!
                         prowling? What kinds of animals       -Additional words: euphonious and
                         prowl? What attitude toward the       cacophonous
                       U.S. army does this diction convey?

               -Review diction vocabulary and passages.          Diction Test 10/11
               Turn in diction homework.
                                                                 (A) 10/12 (B)
               -Introduce a Says/Does Analysis


Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: Should Rainsford be                      Parts of Speech Quiz
               charged with first degree murder?                 Thursday 10/12
               Support your position with details                - Review nouns, prepositions,
               from “The Most Dangerous Game.”                   adverbs, adjectives, verbs (action,
                                                                 transitive, intransitive, linking,
               -Review Vocabulary. Start Ch.8?                   helping) pronouns, articles,
                                                                 conjunctions
                                                                 -Identify parts of speech based on
                                                                 description
                                                                 -Identify an underlined word and
                                                                 determine part of speech
                                                                 -Know when to underline, put
                                                                 quotes or leave the title alone
                                                                 -Know your prepositions!




                         Tuesday 10/9/12
Class          Learning Objectives                               Homework
HOMEROOM/      Review Verbs (Intransitive/Transitive, linking,
KNIGHT TIME    helping)
AP Language    Warm-Up: “Meanwhile the United States             Study for the diction test
and            Army, thirsting for revenge, was prowling         -Review notes on monosyllabic,
               the country north and west of the Black           polysyllabic diction
Composition    Hills, killing Indians wherever they could be     - Understand the difference
               found.”—Dee Brown, Bury my Heart at               between slang, jargon and
               Wounded Knee                                      idiomatic diction
                   3. What are the connotations of               -Know the difference between
                         thirsting? What feelings are evoked     connotation and denotation
                         by this diction?                        - Study the diction vocabulary
                   4. What are the connotations of               words!
                         prowling? What kinds of animals
                         prowl? What attitude toward the
                         U.S. army does this diction convey?     Diction Test 10/11 (A)
                                                                 10/12 (B)
               -Review diction vocabulary and passages.
               Turn in diction homework.

               -Introduce a Says/Does Analysis


Class          Learning Objectives                     Homework

HN English I   Warm-Up: What is “game” as it            1. VCR p.45-50 and
               relates to hunting – give TWO               complete exercises
               possible answers, and describe what         7A-7C
               would make each the “most
               dangerous.”
                                                        2. Parts of Speech Quiz
               Pop Assignment on Richard Connell’s         Thursday 10/12
               “The Most Dangerous Game.”

               Grade in class.

               Discuss “The Most Dangerous Game”
               “Ironically, Zaroff’s belief in his
               invincibility as a hunter weakens him
               and causes his defeat.” Support or
               challenge this statement.

               What is “the most dangerous game”?
               Why does General Zaroff consider this
               game to be so dangerous?

               What statement is Connell making
               about hunting?




                        Monday 10/8/12
Class          Learning Objectives                     Homework
HOMEROOM/      Focus Topics
KNIGHT TIME    Vocab Review
AP Language    Assignment Tracker: “The                 1) Look up and learn diction
and                                                        words
               Rattler” Annotations                     2) Find examples that
Composition                                                exemplify six of the diction
               AP Pep Talk- Parent Assist,                 words (see handout for
                                                           more details)
               grades, high expectations,
                                                         **UPDATED LATE POLICY**
               tutoring                                      No late work
                                                             One day late = 50%
               Warm-Up: Determine positive                    deduction of the assessed
                                                              value
               and negative connotations.                    If the unit of study from
               Change sentences to reflect the                which the assignment was
               correct word based on diction.                 given is assessed before the
                                                              assignment is submitted, a
                                                              grade of zero is given.
                  1) Review “The Rattler” and                If the assignment isn't
                     “Snake”                                  turned in, a grade of zero is
                                                              assigned.

                  2) Hand back summer reading
                     and Huck Finn defense    Coming Up: Diction Test
                     papers.                  10/11 (A) 10/12 (B)

Class          Learning Objectives                       Homework

HN English I   TURN IN PAPER STAPLED                     Read “The Most
               (RUBRIC + FINAL + ROUGH DRAFT)            Dangerous Game” p.60-80
                                                         in Holt McDougal
               Warm-Up: Label the part of speech
               underlined, determine if a verb is
                                                         Literature. There may or
               acting as a linking or active verb,       may not be a pop quiz
               identify helping verbs, and name          covering the material
               prepositions.                             tomorrow.

               -Review elements of short fiction         Coming Up:
               (exposition, rising action, climax,       Parts of Speech Quiz
               falling action, resolution)
                                                         Thursday 10/12
               -Review literary terms (suspense,
               foreshadowing, conflict, point of view,
               irony, symbol, tone)

               -Discuss “A Sound of Thunder”/Pop
               Assignment Quiz

               -Hand back nonfiction and vocabulary
               tests
                          Friday 10/5/12
Class          Learning Objectives                    Homework
HOMEROOM/      Self Portraits
KNIGHT TIME    Where are you going for Knight Time?
AP Language    Assignment Tracker: “The                  3) Look up and learn diction
and                                                         words
               Rattler” Annotations                      4) Find examples that
Composition                                                 exemplify six of the diction
               AP Pep Talk- Parent Assist,                  words (see handout for
                                                            more details)
               grades, high expectations,
               tutoring                               **UPDATED LATE POLICY**
                                                          No late work
                                                          One day late = 50%
               Warm-Up: Determine positive                 deduction of the assessed
               and negative connotations.                  value
               Change sentences to reflect the            If the unit of study from
                                                           which the assignment was
               correct word based on diction.
                                                           given is assessed before the
                                                           assignment is submitted, a
                  3) Review “The Rattler” and              grade of zero is given.
                                                          If the assignment isn't
                     “Snake”
                                                           turned in, a grade of zero is
                                                           assigned.
                  4) Hand back summer reading
                     and Huck Finn defense
                     papers.

Class          Learning Objectives                    Homework

HN English I   1. Demonstrate your understanding of 1. Revise narrative based on
               VCR Lessons 1-6 by taking a test (60 feedback from peer review.
               minutes).                            STAPLE your paper in the
                                                    following order:
               2. Grade tests in class.
                                                    TOP: Rubric (on wiki)
                                                    MIDDLE: Final Narrative
                                                    BOTTOM: Rough Draft

                                                      Note: You need to assign yourself a
                                                      score and provide an explanation
                                                      prior to handing in the paper.
                                                                 2. Read “A Sound of
                                                                 Thunder” by Ray Bradbury
                                                                 p.38-52. Be prepared to
                                                                 discuss.


                       Thursday 10/4/12
Class         Learning Objectives                                Homework
HOMEROOM/     Self Portraits
KNIGHT TIME   Where are you going for Knight Time?
AP Language   Warm-Up:                                           -Finish analyzing AP passage
              1) Bernard Colossi writes that Calixta and
and           Alcée reach out impulsively "for what they         -Please print and annotate “The
Composition   want, what they need, what for them is life
                                                                 Rattler” and “Snake” based on the
              itself, their 'birthright'--not selfishly, not
              unaware of the risks and costs, not with the
                                                                 directions provided. Be prepared to
              intention of hurting anybody, but with a lust      discuss. (See Wiki)
              for life itself, with an ecstatic acceptance of
              what the moment is offering them, with trust
              and peace and hope." Do you agree? How do          **UPDATED LATE
              you judge Calixta and Alcee?
              2) What does Chopin’s writing reveal about
                                                                 POLICY**
              feminine sexuality and/or motherhood?              No late work
              2) Why the title “The Storm”?
                                                                 One day late = 50%
              -Understand voice through reading
              -Identify and appreciate the elements of voice
                                                                 deduction of the
              -Analyze quotes from critically acclaimed          assessed value
              literature
              -Apply diction choices to our own writing          If the unit of study
                                                                 from which the
              - Analyze an AP passage from 1999 and compare
              and contrast the diction choices in each passage   assignment was given
                                                                 is assessed before the
                                                                 assignment is
                                                                 submitted, a grade of
                                                                 zero is given.
                                                                 If the assignment isn't
                                                                 turned in, a grade of
                                                                 zero is assigned.

Class         Learning Objectives                                Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: Dissect sentences.                1. Study for the Vocabulary
                                                          test. Know the words from
               -Introduce fiction notes                   Lesson 1-6. You will be tested
                                                          on roots, analogies,
               -Review vocabulary homework                synonyms, antonyms, and
                                                          sentence completion. There
               -Hand back nonfiction tests                will only be a word bank for
                                                          Lessons 5-6. SPELLING
                                                          COUNTS FOR ALL WORDS with
                                                          or without a word bank.

                                                          2. Revise narrative based on
                                                          feedback from peer review.
                                                          Final draft due Monday 10/8.




                         Tuesday 10/2/12
Class          Learning                      Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Write a letter to yourself.
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    -Turn in your                 Read “The Storm” by Kate Chopin. Be
and            Graduation Project            prepared to discuss (p.183-187 in
Composition    Proposal.                     Patterns)

               Demonstrate
               understanding of
               summer reading by
               taking the summer
               reading assessment.
Class          Learning                      Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Sign up for Knight              1. Type first draft of narrative.
               Time (outside door)
                                               2. Finish “Go Carolina” annotations
               Warm-Up: Review
               Parts of Speech and
               introduce main verbs
               and helping verbs.

               -Identify what good
               writers do in writing a
               narrative. Read and
               annotate “Go
               Carolina”

               -Review vocabulary
               5A-5C




                          Monday 10/1/12
Class          Learning                      Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Write a letter to yourself.
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    -Turn in your                 Read “The Storm” by Kate Chopin. Be prepared to
and                                          discuss (p.183-187 in Patterns)
               Graduation Project
Composition    Proposal.

               Demonstrate
               understanding of
               summer reading by
               taking the summer
               reading assessment.
Class          Learning                      Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   TURN IN SUMMER                   1. VCR p.32-37 (5A-5C)
               READING

               -Assignment Tracker:             2. Type first draft of narrative
               “How to Eat A Guava.”
               Go over                             (Due Wednesday)
               annotations/questions.

               -To describe a
               meaningful experience
               -To utilize well-chosen
               details to tell a story
               -To organize writing
               based on a well-
               structured sequence
               -To incorporate
               meaningful dialogue
               into the story




                           Friday 9/28/12
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
HOMEROOM/      Creative Writing Friday: Write
KNIGHT TIME    about an embarrassing moment
               from your past and how you
               overcame your mortification. Be
               prepared to share.
AP Language    -Graded Fishbowl Discussion        Graduation Project Proposaldue 10/1 and 10/2.
and            35 minutes: HF                     This is the same day as Sukkot, so you might
               35 minutes: The Awakening          want to get ahead of the game.
Composition
               TURN IN QUESTIONS AND              Summer Reading Assessment 10/1 and 10/2.
               DEFENSE                            Make sure you are all caught up.



Class          Learning Objectives Homework

HN English I   Demonstrate your understanding     1. Complete the pre-reading: Write a descriptive
               of nonfiction by taking the        passage about a food that represents your childhood.
                                                  SHOW vs. TELL. I should be able to imagine exactly what
               nonfiction unit test.
                                                  you are remembering and tasting.
               Start working on pre-reading for
               homework                           2. Print and read Esmeralda Santiago’s “How to
                                                  Eat a Guava.” Make sure to annotate according
                                                  to the directions.

                                                  3. Answer the questions following the story.

                                                  SUMMER READING DUE NEXT CLASS
                      Wednesday 9/26/12
Class          Learning                         Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      D.E.A.R                          Hollywood
                                                team player
KNIGHT TIME                                     gay
                                                minority
                                                feminist
                                                conservative
                                                extremist
                                                family
               “The Difference Between
AP Language     the Right Word and The
                                                Assignments coming up:
and            Almost Right Word is like            Huck Finn and The Awakening Fishbowl due
                the difference between                9/27 and 9/28- Prepare defense and
Composition        Lightning and The
                                                      questions (see wiki for more details). Note:
                 Lightning Bug.”—Mark
                         Twain                        This is the day after Yom Kippur, so you might
               -Analyze how skilled writers           want to get ahead of the game.
               make decisions about style
                                                    Graduation Project Proposaldue 10/1 and
               and purpose
               -Classify diction choices              10/2. This is the same day as Sukkot, so you
               (popular/learned,                      might want to get ahead of the game.
               monosyllabic vs. polysyllabic,       Summer Reading Assessment 10/1 and 10/2.
               common terms vs. slang)                Make sure you are all caught up.
               -Define denotation vs.
               connotation
               -Practice utilizing words with
               meaning in a PB&J example
               -Hand back work, put in
               portfolio. Give our progress
               reports (identify strengths,
               weaknesses, challenges, goals)
               -Review homework.
Class          Learning                         Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Demonstrate your                 No homework 
               understanding of VCR
               words #2 by taking a
               quiz. Grade in class.
                          Tuesday 9/25/12
Class          Learning                            Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      -Share Show vs. Tell Exercises
KNIGHT TIME    (Justin and Brittany)
               -Vocab Review

               “The Difference Between
AP Language     the Right Word and The
                                                   Assignments coming up:
and            Almost Right Word is like               Huck Finn and The Awakening Fishbowl due
                the difference between                   9/27 and 9/28- Prepare defense and
Composition        Lightning and The
                                                         questions (see wiki for more details). Note:
                 Lightning Bug.”—Mark
                         Twain                           This is the day after Yom Kippur, so you might
               -Analyze how skilled writers              want to get ahead of the game.
               make decisions about style
                                                       Graduation Project Proposaldue 10/1 and
               and purpose
               -Classify diction choices                 10/2. This is the same day as Sukkot, so you
               (popular/learned,                         might want to get ahead of the game.
               monosyllabic vs. polysyllabic,          Summer Reading Assessment 10/1 and 10/2.
               common terms vs. slang)                   Make sure you are all caught up.
               -Define denotation vs.
               connotation
               -Practice utilizing words with
               meaning in a PB&J example
               -Hand back work, put in
               portfolio. Give our progress
               reports(identify strengths,
               weaknesses, challenges, goals)
               -Review homework.
Class          Learning                            Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Should the driving         Study for vocabulary quiz Lessons 1-4. The quiz will
               age be raised?                      test the following:

               Read two persuasive letters         1) Roots- If I give you a root, can you figure out an
               and answer the following
                                                   unknown word based on the Greek or Latin root?
               questions:
               1) Which letter is most
               effective?                          2) Analogies- Can you recognize the relationship
               2) What is the main idea of each    between roots and words or words and definitions
               letter?                             and find a pair that shares a similar connection?
               3) What types of bias are used in
               each letter? Provide examples.
               4) What types of appeals and/or     3) Synonyms/Antonyms- Can you determine the
               rhetorical strategies are used in   correct vocabulary word based on the provided
               each letter?
               5) What is the significance/
                                                   synonym or antonym?
               impact of the examples?
               6) What makes each letter           4) Sentence Completion- Can you figure out which
               effective/ineffective               vocabulary word fits into the appropriate blank
               Vocabulary workout- review          based on context clues?
               hmwk, roots, around-the-world
               -progress reports                   5) Do you remember words from Lesson 1 and 2?
                                                   SPELLING COUNTS and you will not have a word bank
                                               for old words




                         Monday 9/24/12
Class          Learning                        Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Show vs. Tell: Convert the
KNIGHT TIME    following.
               Justin likes Brittany. Justin
               wants to ask Brittany to
               Homecoming. He thinks of a
               creative way of asking her.
               Brittany accepts and says,
               “Yes.”
AP Language    Meet in the Media Center        Assignments coming up:
and
               -Find an argumentative topic        Huck Finn and The Awakening Fishbowl due
               that interests you                    9/27 and 9/28- Prepare defense and
Composition    -Navigate “ProQuest” to               questions (see wiki for more details). Note:
               research your topic (User
                                                     This is the day after Yom Kippur, so you might
               ID=ardreykell Password=
               knights)
                                                     want to get ahead of the game.
               -Write an essential question        Graduation Project Proposaldue 10/1 and
               and a working thesis                  10/2. This is the same day as Sukkot, so you
               -Locate one article that              might want to get ahead of the game.
               supports your position, one         Summer Reading Assessment 10/1 and 10/2.
               article that negates your             Make sure you are all caught up.
               position, and one primary
               source
               -Complete proposal (Due
               10/1 “A Day” and 10/2 “B
               Day”)


Class          Learning                        Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Punctuating            Complete review exercises Lessons 3 and 4 on p.29-
               Titles Review                   31. Study vocabulary. Quiz on Wednesday.

               -Practice taking a     Nonfiction Final Test Friday
               sample multiple choice
               test
               -Learn to read with
               purpose
               -Practice test-taking
               strategies
               Go over vocabulary.
               -Hand back projects/tests.
               Review and reflection.




                          Friday 9/21/12
Class          Learning                       Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Review prepositions from
KNIGHT TIME    yesterday
               Vocabulary around-the-world
AP Language    Meet in the Media Center       Assignments coming up:
and            -Find an argumentative topic       Huck Finn and The Awakening Fishbowl due
               that interests you
Composition                                         9/27 and 9/28- Prepare defense and
               -Navigate “ProQuest” to              questions (see wiki for more details). Note:
               research your topic (User
                                                    This is the day after Yom Kippur, so you might
               ID=ardreykell Password=
               knights)
                                                    want to get ahead of the game.
               -Write an essential question       Graduation Project Proposaldue 10/1 and
               and a working thesis                 10/2. This is the same day as Sukkot, so you
               -Locate one article that             might want to get ahead of the game.
               supports your position, one        Summer Reading Assessment 10/1 and 10/2.
               article that negates your            Make sure you are all caught up.
               position, and one primary
               source
               -Complete proposal (Due
               10/1 “A Day” and 10/2 “B
               Day”)


Class          Learning                       Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Demonstrate your               Complete p.23-29 exercises 4A-4C
               understanding of
               prepositions, adverbs,
               subordinate conjunctions,
               infinitives,
               denotation/connotation,
               sentence types, show vs.
               tell sentences, appeals,
               bias and vocabulary by
               taking a test… woohoo!

               Grade test in class time
               permitting.




                        Thursday 9/20/12
Class          Learning                        Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Identify the underlined word
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Demonstrate your                Meet in the Media Center next class. A few
and            understanding of E/P/L,
               SOAPSTone, the rhetorical
                                               things to think about pre-Media Center:
Composition                                    -Your topic should be something that will hold your interest for
               triangle, and Visual Literacy   TWO years!
               by taking Rhetoric Test #1      -It should be broad enough to allow access to enough
                                               resources, but narrow enough to make the research scope
                                               reasonable.
                                               -You should not already be an expert in this topic!
                                               -The topic choice is yours; however, it is advisable to be sure
                                               your topic is appropriate for presentation to a Review Board
                                               and the general public.
                                               -Keep in mind that you will need to choose a topic that lends
                                               itself to BOTH a paper and a product!


Class          Learning                        Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Turn in your                    Study for Nonfiction Test #1:
               advertisement and               -Review prepositions and prepositional phrases
               explanation.                    - Know how to differentiate between a preposition,
                                               adverb, subordinate conjunction and infinitive
               Participate in the CMS          - Differentiate between denotation and connotation
               Formative I assessment          - Explain the difference between different sentence
                                               types
               Share advertisements            -Convert a “tell” sentence into a “show” sentence
                                               - Define appeals and recognize how they are used in
                                               context
                                               -Recognize examples of bias and explain how you
                                               know
                                               -Explain how two vocabulary words are related and
                                               write a sentence (Vocab words can come from
                                               Lessons 1-3)
                       Wednesday 9/19/12
Class             Learning                        Homework
                  Objectives
HOMEROOM/         D.E.A.R
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language and   Take a copy of Graduation       Meet in the Media Center next class. A few
Composition       Project Packet
                  Hand back ethos, pathos,
                                                  things to think about pre-Media Center:
                                                  -Your topic should be something that will hold your interest for
                  logos projects.                 TWO years!
                                                  -It should be broad enough to allow access to enough
                  Demonstrate your                resources, but narrow enough to make the research scope
                  understanding of E/P/L,         reasonable.
                  SOAPSTone, the rhetorical                     – Too broad: Public schools need reform.
                  triangle, and Visual Literacy                 – Too narrow: Teachers should use subject-verb
                  by taking Rhetoric Test #1                          agreement lessons based on argumentative
                                                                      writing tasks rather than sentence
                                                                      diagramming of subjects and verbs because
                                                                      students fail to apply appropriate subject-
                                                                      verb agreement in their writing when taught
                                                                      using lessons based on sentence
                                                                      diagramming.
                                                                – Better: Those who create public school
                                                                      grammar curricula should incorporate more
                                                                      writing-based grammar lessons instead of
                                                                      traditional grammar exercises, diagramming,
                                                                      and memorization for better retention and
                                                                      application of the material.
                                                        • You should not already be an expert in this topic!
                                                        • The topic choice is yours; however, it is advisable to be
                                                            sure your topic is appropriate for presentation to a
                                                            Review Board and the general public.
                                                        • Keep in mind that you will need to choose a topic that
                                                            lends itself to BOTH a paper and a product!


Class             Learning                        Homework
                  Objectives
HN English I      Warm-Up:Ethos, Pathos,          -Design Advertisement
                  Logos Dollar Activity
                  -Practice utilizing ethos,      -Type explanation
                  pathos and logos in our         -Use the grading rubric provided to
                  own arguments
                  -Review how authors utilize     check your work
                  ethos, pathos and logos in
                  order to persuade their
                  audience
                  -Examine ethos, pathos
                  and logos in a visual image
                  -Examine ethos, pathos
                  and logos in Ann Romney’s
                  speech
                  -Go over vocabulary
                  -Meet with partner and
                  discuss advertisements
                           Tuesday 9/18/12
Class             Learning                         Homework
                  Objectives
HOMEROOM/         Preposition Review
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language and   Take a copy of Graduation        Study for the Rhetoric, Visual Literary, and Appeals Test
Composition       Project Packet                   -Students should know not only what the appeals mean,
                  Hand back ethos, pathos,         but how to recognize them when used in context
                  logos projects.                  - Students should be aware of how the rhetorical triangle
                                                   functions
                  Warm-Up: Without looking         - Students should be prepared to analyze a political
                  at your notes, draw the          cartoon
                  rhetorical triangle. What
                  must skilled writers
                  consider when they are
                  developing an essay,
                  speech, letter, etc?

                  -Read Bush’s 9/11 Speech
                  and identify Ethos, Pathos
                  and Logos

                  - Review Visual Literacy
                  and interpret three political
                  cartoons

                  Exit Slip: Your task is to ask
                  [person of your choosing]
                  to Homecoming. [person of
                  your choosing] might be a
                  fictional character, movie
                  star, or an actual boy or girl
                  from AK. Your task is to use
                  Ethos, Pathos, and Logos to
                  convince that person to go
                  to Homecoming with you.
                  All responses must be
                  school appropriate.
Class             Learning                         Homework
                  Objectives
HN English I      Assignment Tracker: Bias             1) Work on advertisement due Thursday
                  Homework
                                                          9/20 (see handout)
                  Warm-Up: Review bias and
                  identify bias in sample              2) Complete VCR Lesson #3 Exercises 3A,
                  passages.                               3B, 3C (p. 17-23)
                    -Identify what an
                    argument looks like
                    -Recognize purpose in
                    everyday arguments
                    -Understand the way in
                    which
                    writers/cartoonists/adve
                    rtisers use appeals to
                    sway audience
                    -Understand the
                    arguments of others and
                    make informed decisions

                             Monday 9/17/12
Class         Learning                           Homework
              Objectives
HOMEROOM/     Preposition Review
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language   Take a copy of Graduation          Study for the Rhetoric, Visual Literary, and Appeals Test
and           Project Packet                     -Students should know not only what the appeals mean, but
              Review campaign commercial         how to recognize them when used in context
Composition                                      - Students should be aware of how the rhetorical triangle
              analyses/chart. Turn in.
                                                 functions
              Warm-Up: Without looking at        - Students should be prepared to analyze a political cartoon
              your notes, draw the rhetorical
              triangle. What must skilled
              writers consider when they are
              developing an essay, speech,
              letter, etc?

              -Read Bush’s 9/11 Speech and
              identify Ethos, Pathos and
              Logos

              - Review Visual Literacy and
              interpret three political
              cartoons

              Exit Slip: Your task is to ask
              [person of your choosing] to
              Homecoming. [person of your
              choosing] might be a fictional
              character, movie star, or an
              actual boy or girl from AK. Your
              task is to use Ethos, Pathos,
              and Logos to convince that
              person to go to Homecoming
              with you. All responses must
              be school appropriate.
Class         Learning                           Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Review punctuating       Search the news tonight. Find examples of
               titles
                                                 three of the five different types of bias and
               -Introduce bias and the           PRINT. Make sure you explain how each piece
               media                             of evidence represents one of the types of bias.
               - Annotate articles for 5Ws       Your response should be typed.
               - Listen to Walter Cronkite’s
               “We Are Mired [caught up] in
               Stalemate [no winners]"
               Broadcast, FEBRUARY 27, 1968
               and identify how he reports
               the news
               - Look at the type of bias and
               examples below and determine
               the definition for each type of
               bias.




                                Friday 9/14/12
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Share life maps/finish, hang on
KNIGHT TIME    wall. Letter to self.
               -Where are you going for
               Knight Time
AP Language    Take a copy of Graduation         1) Find two political advertisements (one that supports
and            Project Packet                    Obama, one that supports Romney)
Composition
                                                 2) Use the provided chart to take notes while viewing the
               Warm-Up: How do candidates        advertisement.
               try to win? What strategies do
               they use? How do they sway        3) Based on what you see, determine which campaign
               voters? Who do you think          commercial is the most effective and write a ½ -1 page
               should win and why?               analysis. Typed. Include a link to ads.

               Quick Review: Ethos, Pathos,      HELPFUL SITES:
               Logos
                                                 Television and Internet Campaign Links
               -Engage students in the 2012
               election                          Official Barack Obama YouTube Channel: home for
                                                 Obama campaign commercials, speeches, and
               -Think critically and recognize
               how good speakers craft
                                                 campaign videos
               speeches to “win” an              Official Mitt Romney YouTube Channel: home for
               argument                          Romney campaign commercials, speeches, and
                                                 campaign videos
               -Recognize how the appeals        Official Mitt Romney Website
               function in context and           Official Barack Obama Website
               thoughtfully vote
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Take out a separate sheet of      1. Print and complete “Punctuating Titles STUDENT”
               paper and number it 1-25.         (available on wiki)
               Skip lines. In the top left put
               the following:                    2. Print/cut out three articles that represent something
               Your name                         happening globally, nationally, and locally. You can use
               HN English I-4th Block            cnn.com, http://www.nytimes.com/ or any other valid
               9/14/12                           source
               Lesson 1&2 Vocab Quiz


               Demonstrate your
               understanding of classical
               roots, definitions, antonyms
               and synonyms by taking the
               Lesson 1 and 2 vocabulary
               quiz.


               Grade quizzes in class.
               -Discuss properly
               punctuating titles. Take
               notes.




                                 Thursday 9/13
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Share life maps/finish, hang on
KNIGHT TIME    wall
               -Where are you going for
               Knight Time
AP Language    Warm-Up: How do candidates        1) Find two political advertisements (one that supports
and            try to win? What strategies do    Obama, one that supports Romney)
               they use? How do they sway
Composition
               voters? Who do you think          2) Use the provided chart to take notes while viewing the
               should win and why?               advertisement.

               Quick Review: Ethos, Pathos,      3) Based on what you see, determine which campaign
               Logos                             commercial is the most effective and write a ½ -1 page
                                                 analysis. Typed. Include a link to ads.
               -Engage students in the 2012
               election                          HELPFUL SITES:

               -Think critically and recognize
               how good speakers craft          Television and Internet Campaign Links
               speeches to “win” an
               argument                         Official Barack Obama YouTube Channel: home for
                                                Obama campaign commercials, speeches, and
               -Recognize how the appeals       campaign videos
               function in context and
                                                Official Mitt Romney YouTube Channel: home for
               thoughtfully vote
                                                Romney campaign commercials, speeches, and
                                                campaign videos
                                                Official Mitt Romney Website
                                                Official Barack Obama Website


Class          Learning                         Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Review types of         STUDY FOR THE QUIZ!!
               sentences and practice
               recognizing different types.     - Know what the roots mean
                                                - Know the definitions of each word. I will give you
               -Analyze how sentence            synonyms and antonyms, and you will have to tell me
               types are used with purpose      the vocabulary word that directly relates
                                                - Know how to use the vocabulary words in a sentence
               -Analyze the way in which
               authors use repetition to        Make revisions on snake passage. Staple revised copy
               create meaning                   on top of the marked up copy. Turn in tomorrow.

               -Peer Edit snake passages
               and turn in.

               Review vocabulary
               homework. Vocabulary
               around-the-world. How well
               can you spell?




                              Wednesday 9/12
Class          Learning                         Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/              D.E.A.R
KNIGHT TIME            Tell me where you are
                        going for Knight Time
AP Language    Warm-Up: Look at the two         Analyze the provided political cartoon based on
and            political cartoons represented
               below.What are your initial
                                                the “tips” presented in class.
Composition
               impressions of the image?
               Write a brief description of
               each image and decide its
               purpose.

               -Introduce tips for analyzing a
               visual image and practice
               analyzing two political
               cartoons. Focus on
               representation, distortion,
               perspective and symbol.

               -Share E,P,L projects and turn
               in.
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Continue                 PLEASE BRING COMPUTER PAPER
               practicing how detail
               contributes to the overall        1. Finish the vocabulary exercises 1-2 on p.14-16
               meaning of the passage
                                                 2. Study for vocabulary quiz. You should know the
               -Review “Island Morning”          roots, the words, and synonyms/antonyms. Further,
               and questions                     you should be able to put each word in a sentence.

               -Conduct a vocabulary root        3. Type a paragraph in which you take the
               1) How well do you know           point-of-view of the snake from either “The
               the Latin roots? Identify
                                                 Rattler” or “The Snake.” In your description,
               synonyms and antonyms.
                                                 make sure that you make apparent what the
               -Around-the-world                 snake thinks of the narrator. Your paragraph
               vocabulary                        can be either serious or humorous, but you
                                                 must SHOW vs. TELL. Choose your diction with
                                                 meaning. Get rid of passive verbs like “is” or
                                                 “was.”




                                  Tuesday 9/11
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Draw life map. Ask your           Sign up for Knight Time!
KNIGHT TIME    teachers about Knight Time.
AP Language    Turn in E,P,L projects
and
Composition
               Welcome King’s College!
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   SIGN UP FOR KNIGHT TIME               1. In your Holt and McDougal Literature textbook,
                                                        please read p.560-566 “Island Morning” by
               Warm-Up: Show vs. Tell and               Jamaica Kincaid
               Detail Workshop
               Hand back quizzes (and put            2. Answer questions A-G (questions in the margins
               in folder)                               of text)
                                                        AND
               -Observe how detail (facts,
               observations and incidents) is        3. Answer questions 5-7 on p.566
               used to develop a topic,
               shaping and seasoning voice       Make sure to write in complete sentences, and write
                                                 answers on a separate sheet of paper. BRING BOOK TO
               -Identify the diction choices     CLASS!
               that contribute to the reader’s
               overall perception of the piece

               -Apply imagery (verbal
               representation of sense
               experience) that gives a voice
               distinctive quality in your own
               writing

               -Read D.H. Lawrence’s “The
               Snake” and annotate for
               diction, syntax and detail

               -Compare/Contrast to “The
               Rattler”

               -Review vocabulary homework




                                  Monday 9/10
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Draw life map. Ask your           Sign up for Knight Time!
KNIGHT TIME    teachers about Knight Time.
AP Language    Turn in E,P,L projects
and
Composition
               Welcome King’s College!




Class          Learning                           Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   SIGN UP FOR KNIGHT TIME            1. Read “Lesson 2” p.9-14

               Warm-Up:Diction exercise           2. Complete Exercises 2A, 2B, and 2C

               -Articulate the difference
               between denotation and
               connotation
               -Improve understanding of
               diction
               -Practice utilizing diction with
               purpose
               -Analyze how diction affects
               our perception of events in
               “The Rattler”
               -Go over vocabulary
               homework

               Hand back quizzes (if time)



                               Friday 9/7/2012
Class          Learning                           Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      List 15-20 Significant Events      “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”
KNIGHT TIME    Begin life map
AP Language    -Turn in “Receipt of               Analyze the provided political cartoon based on the “tips”
and            Information.”                      presented in class.
               Warm-Up: Look at the two
Composition
               political cartoons represented
               below.What are your initial
               impressions of the image?
               Write a brief description of
               each image and decide its
               purpose.
               -Introduce tips for analyzing a
               visual image and practice
               analyzing two political
               cartoons. Focus on
               representation, distortion,
               perspective and symbol.

               -Share E,P,L projects and turn
               in.
Class          Learning                          Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Please get out a piece of         Please read p.1- 9 in Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
               notebook paper and label          And complete exercises 1A, 1B and 1C for Monday.
               your paper 1-26. Skip lines
               between each number.
                                                 PLEASE PURCHASE THE FOLLOWING BOOKS:
               Demonstrate your                  Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
               understanding of                  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
               prepositional and infinitive      Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
               phrases, subordinate and
               adverb clauses by taking a
               quiz.

               Swap papers and score
               papers. Turn in.




               Review sentence combining.
                           Thursday 9/6/2012
Class          Learning                           Homework
               Objectives
HOMEROOM/      Human Knot and goal setting        “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”
KNIGHT TIME
AP Language    Warm-Up: EPL and a $1              Create E, P, L project and write a ½ -1 page response. See
and                                               wiki for more details.
               1) Introduce the Graduation
Composition
               Project, letter and timeline       Please sign and date, and have your parent sign and date
                                                  the Graduation Project Receipt of Information.
                2) Identify a “social problem”,
               begin exploring two sides of an    For a quick review on Ethos, Pathos and Logos check out
               issue                              p.3-6 in The Language of Composition

               3)Introduce the E,P,L project
               and rubric.

               4) Review SOAPSTone from
               homework

               5) Hand back “Theme for
               English B” poems and stick
               them in manila folders.

Class          Learning                           Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Warm-Up: Find the                  Study for Prep Quiz FRIDAY
               subordinate clause and
               complete the preposition           What to study:
               review                             -Be familiar with the preposition list. If I give you a list
                                                  of prepositions, you should be able to identify the word
               -Compare and Contrast              that is NOT a preposition.
               Langston Hughes’ dreams to
               MLK’s                              - Be able to define an infinitive phrase, subordinate
                                                  clause, prepositional phrase and an adverb clause.
               -Introduce
               allusion,anaphora and              - Determine if a word(s) is/are acting as a prepositional
               parallelism. Discuss why           phrase, adverb, subordinate clause, or infinitive
               these rhetorical decisions         phrase. Be prepared to EXPLAIN how you know.
               help MLK achieve his
               purpose.                           - Be prepared to use a preposition as both a
                                                  preposition and an adverb.
               -Review Draft Reading
               homework                           PLEASE PURCHASE THE FOLLOWING BOOKS:
                                                  Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
                                                  Lord of the Flies by William Golding
                                                  Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
                              Wednesday 9/5/12
Class       Learning Objectives                                         Homework
HOMEROOM/ D.E.A.R (DROP EVERYTHING AND READ)                            “An apple a day keeps the doctor
KNIGHT TIME                                                             away”
AP Language CHANGE SEATS                                                Create E, P, L project and write a ½ -1
and         Warm-Up: EPL and a $1                                       page response. See wiki for more
                                                                        details.
Composition
                 1) Introduce the Graduation Project, letter and
                 timeline                                               Please sign and date, and have your
                                                                        parent sign and date the Graduation
                  2) Identify a “social problem”, begin exploring two   Project Receipt of Information.
                 sides of an issue
                                                                        For a quick review on Ethos, Pathos
                 3)Introduce the E,P,L project and rubric.              and Logos check out p.3-6 in The
                                                                        Language of Composition
                 4) Review SOAPSTone from homework

                 5) Hand back “Theme for English B” poems and stick
                 them in manila folders.

Class            Learning Objectives                                    Homework
HN English I     Turn in SOAPSTone homework. Make sure your             Finish “draft reading” on MLK’s
                 name is on both the SOAPSTone and your article.        speech and answer all questions
                                                                        on a separate sheet of notebook
                 Warm-Up: Find the infinitive phrase vs. the            paper (Draft Reading Instructions
                 prepositional phrase.                                  are available on wiki).

                 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UV1fs8lAbg Study for Prep Quiz FRIDAY

                 - Familiarize students with the power of MLK’s         PLEASE PURCHASE THE
                 rhetoric                                               FOLLOWING BOOKS:
                                                                        Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
                 -Practice “draft reading” and actively annotate the    Lord of the Flies by William
                 text                                                   Golding
                                                                        Romeo and Juliet by William
                 -Identify and analyze the main idea, organizational    Shakespeare
                 structure, syntax and tone in order to help students
                 become critical and thoughtful readers
                              Tuesday 9/3/12
Class         Learning                          Homework
              Objectives
HOMEROOM/     Oldest to youngest without        “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”
KNIGHT TIME   talking and Human Knot
AP Language   CHANGE SEATS                      Please read JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner ("I am a 'Berliner'”)
and           Handout Assignment Tracker.       speech. Conduct a SOAPSTone analysis (chart form, typed). In
              Grade Editorial SOAPSTone.        addition, identify one example of ethos, pathos and logos
Composition
              Warm-Up: Examine the flag         (use direct quotations) and explain the effect of each of
              depicted on your handout.         these appeals on the audience. Click on link below to see
              Study the picture carefully       speech.
              and write for 2-3 minutes
              about the emotions that the       http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/jfkberliner.html
              image arouses in you.
              -Analyze the way in which
              rhetors persuade using
              pathos, ethos, logos
              -Examine appeals in the
              media and the way in which
              they affect audience
              -Identify examples of pathos,
              ethos, and logos and explain
              how the appeals affect the
              reader

              Hand back “Theme for English
              B” and folders

              Exit Slip: Utilizing ethos,
              pathos, and logos, convince
              Mr. Switzer that the yoga pant
              rule is either a great rule and
              should be enforced or is a
              terrible rule and should be
              rebuked. Your audience is Mr.
              Switzer.
Class         Learning                          Homework
              Objectives
HN English I    CHANGE SEATS                         Find an editorial from the newspaper (print it out or cut
                Warm-Up: Review the                  the article from the newspaper) and conduct a
                preposition workout.                 SOAPSTone analysis. What purpose is the writer trying
                -Introduce nonfiction unit           to achieve? To whom is the writer directing his/her
                -Identify how to read non-           argument? NOT GIVE ME SURFACE-LEVEL RESPONSES.
                fiction
                -Learn how to use a                  Be prepared to share in class.
                SOAPSTone to analyze
                nonfiction                           PLEASE PURCHASE THE FOLLOWING BOOKS:
                -Review common mistakes              Vocabulary from Classical Roots C
                in writing. Hand back                Lord of the Flies by William Golding
                papers and file.                     Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
                -Continue discussion of
                “Thank You Ma’m”



                                       Friday 8/31
Class          Learning                              Homework
               Objectives
Homeroom       1. Getting to know you quiz           Enjoy your long weekend!
               2. Zip/Zap (stand in circle)
                     Volunteer points to
                        someone in the circle and
                        says “Zip, 1,
                        2,3…10.”Before the
                        volunteer reaches 10, the
                        player pointed at must
                        name the person to the
                        right.
                        If the person saws “zap”,
                        the player pointed at
                        must name the person to
                        his left.
                     If you fail, stand in the
                        middle. You only can get
                        out, until someone else
                        goes in the middle.
AP Language    Handout Assignment Tracker.           Please read JFK’s “Ich bin ein Berliner ("I am a 'Berliner'”)
and            Grade Editorial SOAPSTone.            speech. Conduct a SOAPSTone analysis (chart form, typed). In
                                                     addition, identify one example of ethos, pathos and logos
Composition
               Warm-Up: Examine the flag             (use direct quotations) and explain the effect of each of
               depicted on your handout.             these appeals on the audience. Click on link below to see
               Study the picture carefully and       speech.
               write for 2-3 minutes about the
               emotions that the image               http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/jfkberliner.html
               arouses in you.
               -Analyze the way in which
               rhetors persuade using pathos,
               ethos, logos
               -Examine appeals in the media
               and the way in which they
               affect audience
               -Identify examples of pathos,
               ethos, and logos and explain
               how the appeals affect the
               reader

               Exit Slip: Utilizing ethos,
               pathos, and logos, convince Mr.
               Switzer that the yoga pant rule
               is either a great rule and should
               be enforced or is a terrible rule
               and should be rebuked. Your
               audience is Mr. Switzer.
Class          Learning                            Homework
               Objectives
HN English I   Go over assignment tracker.         1) Complete the preposition workout (see
               Fill in Langston Hughes             website).
               annotations and questions.
                                                   2) Study prepositions as we will have our first
                                                   quiz next week 
               Warm-Up: Test yourself.
               Copy the list of words into
               your notebook. Only
               highlight prepositions.
               -Define prepositional phrase
               and object of the preposition
               - Understand how an adverb,
               adverb clause, infinitive
               clause and subordinate
               clause differ from a
               preposition
               -Practice differentiating
               adverb clauses and
               prepositional phrases
               - Review annotations and
               “Thank you, Ma’m”
               questions
                                Thursday 8/30
Class          Learning Objectives Homework
Homeroom       Toilet paper game
               1) Sit in a circle facing
               inwards.
               2) Take as much toilet paper
               “as you need”
               3) Count the number of
               squares you have.
AP Language    Warm-Up: Share poems in small Find an editorial from the newspaper (print
and            groups. Turn in.                 it out or cut the article from the newspaper)
Composition    -Assign Books
                                                and conduct a SOAPSTone analysis. What
               -Understand definitions of
               rhetoric                         purpose is the writer trying to achieve? To
               -Understand the implications of  whom is the writer directing his/her
               rhetoric on writing, reading and argument? NOT GIVE ME SURFACE-LEVEL
               speaking                         RESPONSES.
               -Define the Aristotelian Triangle
               (Rhetorical Triangle)
               -Discuss the traditional canons of
               rhetoric (invention,
               arrangement, style, memory,
               delivery)
               -Practice SOAPSTone on excerpt
               from The Iliad

Class          Learning Objectives                  Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: New student                 Read “Thank You, M’am” by Langston Hughes,
               directions and frequently used       annotate the text based on annotation notes, and
               prepositions. Practice               answer the reading questions (see website). Make
               recognizing prepositional            sure to print both the stories and the questions.
               phrases.
               -Assign textbooks. Take home or
               leave in locker.
               -Review the KIC chart from “The
               Model”




                              Wednesday 8/29
Class          Learning Objectives                  Homework
Homeroom       Drop                                 Make sure to eat breakfast every morning.
               Everything
               And
               Read

AP Language    Warm-Up: Share poems in small        Find an editorial from the newspaper (print
and            groups. Turn in.                     it out or cut the article from the newspaper)
Composition    -Assign Books
                                                    and conduct a SOAPSTone analysis. What
               -Understand definitions of
               rhetoric                             purpose is the writer trying to achieve? To
               -Understand the implications of      whom is the writer directing his/her
               rhetoric on writing, reading and     argument? NOT GIVE ME SURFACE-LEVEL
               speaking                             RESPONSES.
               -Define the Aristotelian Triangle
               (Rhetorical Triangle)
               -Discuss the traditional canons of
               rhetoric (invention,
               arrangement, style, memory,
               delivery)
               -Practice SOAPSTone on excerpt
               from The Iliad

Class          Learning Objectives               Homework
HN English I   Warm-Up: Identify the correct     Create a KIC chart for “The Model”
               definition for each grammar       K= What do you know, concrete facts
               term.
                                                 I= Implications (conclusions, inferences,
               -Introduce the core grammatical
               concepts we will learn            what I can gather by reading between the
               throughout the semester           lines)
               -Recognize the definition of each C= Critical Ideas (underlying themes,
               grammatical term                  generalizations, perspective of the author)
               -Identify the bolded terms in
               specific examples
               - Discuss “The Model”




                                Tuesday 8/28
Class          Learning Objectives           Homework
Homeroom       9th Grade Assembly            Relax.




AP Language    -Become acquainted with       1) Type “Theme from English B” poem.
and            our learning community        Please follow manuscript format and add
Composition    - Provide information on      your original title.
               note card (see below)
               - Introduce promethean        2) Read and print my syllabus from the
               agenda, website/ syllabus     website.
               -Read “Theme for English B”
               and discuss, introduce        3) Parent Email (see last page of syllabus for
               “draft reading”               directions)
               First Draft: Key words or
               phrases- gist of text
               Second Draft: Important
               details- how do parts fit
               together?
               Third Draft: What of it?
               -Share Samples
Class          Learning Objectives           Homework
HN English I   - Share TTTC responses.       1) Read and print “The Model” by Guy de
               Hand in.                      Monpessant.
               -Introduce “draft reading”
               and annotation notes          2) Practice “draft reading” and answer the
               -Practice “draft reading”     questions provided (see website)
               and annotation on “The
                       Schoolmaster”
                       -Introduce KIC Chart
                       K= What do you know,
                       concrete facts
                       I= Implications (conclusions,
                       inferences, what I can
                       gather by reading between
                       the lines)
                       C= Critical Ideas (underlying
                       themes, generalizations,
                       perspective of the author)

Please provide the following information on the note card provided:
Last name, First name
Parent(s) and/or Guardians names
Parent(s) and/or Guardians emails

    1)   What Mrs. Stern can expect from me in this class
    2)   What I expect from Mrs. Stern
    3)   Activities/Interests/Hobbies
    4)   Best teacher and why
    5)   Your biggest pet peeves (Ex: I cannot handle playing 52 card pick up particularly in a moving
         vehicle- airplane, train, or automobile. I despise people who insist on singing loudly even though they
         have the worst voice. I don’t deal with whistling, particularly in the mornings when I am working. )
    6) Anything else I should know about you

                              Monday 8/27 WELCOME!
Class                                Learning Objectives                    Homework
Homeroom                             Welcome to your first day of           Relax.
                                     high school!
                                     -Introductions
                                     - Starbursts Getting to Know
                                     You
                                     -Name Game
AP Language and                      -Become acquainted with our            1) Type “Theme from English
Composition                          learning community                     B” poem. Please follow
                                     - Provide information on note          manuscript format and add
                                     card (see below)                       your original title.
                                     - Introduce promethean
                                     agenda, website/ syllabus              2) Read and print my syllabus
                                   -Read “Theme for English B”            from the website.
                                   and discuss, introduce “draft
                                   reading”                               3) Parent Email (see last page
                                   First Draft: Key words or              of syllabus for directions)
                                   phrases- gist of text
                                   Second Draft: Important
                                   details- how do parts fit
                                   together?
                                   Third Draft: What of it?
                                   -Share Samples
HN English I                       -Introduce the members of              1) Type “The Things I Carry”
                                   our learning community                 response. Please follow
                                   -Provide information on a              proper manuscript format.
                                   note card
                                   -Introduce website/syllabus            2) Read and print my syllabus
                                   - What do you carry exercise           from the website.

                                                                          3) Parent Email (see last page
                                                                          of syllabus for directions).




Please provide the following information on the note card provided:
Last name, First name
Parent(s) and/or Guardians names
Parent(s) and/or Guardians emails

    7) What Mrs. Stern can expect from me in this class
    8) What I expect from Mrs. Stern
    9) Activities/Interests/Hobbies
    10)    Best teacher and why
    11) Your biggest pet peeves (Ex: I cannot handle playing 52 card pick up particularly in a moving
       vehicle- airplane, train, or automobile. I despise people who insist on singing loudly even though they
       have the worst voice. I don’t deal with whistling, particularly in the mornings when I am working. )
    12)     Anything else I should know about you

								
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