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					                                                MAKE-UP WORK 2nd SEMESTER
MONDAY, 1/31/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #1: Write your autobiography. Make it interesting.
           2. Mass passback
           3. Groups: finish Birmingham Jail assign.
           4. Print off two documents from the website:
                  a. Woolf sample student essays
                  b. Scoring Guide for Woolf essays
           5. Paraphrases of Poor Richard Saying, p. 95 of Lit Book, due on Tues.
           6. Vocab #13 this week: exs due Tues and test on Wed.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Work in Library: Persepolis research assignment.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #1: To what extent should an individual submit to the expectations of society.
         2. Read and discuss Nature.
         3. Read and log “Self-Reliance” excerpt from Emerson packet: due on Tues.
         4. Vocab #13 this week: exs due Tues and test on Wed.
         5. Semicolons: pp. 724-725: Ex 1.


TUESDAY, 2/1/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs #13
           2. Cheeck out “Cuckoo’s Nest.” See website for reading schedule and assignment.
           3. Discuss B’Ham Jail.
           4. Age of Reason test: Monday: begin studying TODAY.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 15
         2. Library: finish presentation research.
         3. Presentations begin Thursday.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 13
         2. Turn in Self-Reliance logs
         3. Groups: Self-Reliance assignment: complete as homework.
         4. Semi-colons: pp. 726-27: Ex 2


WEDNESDAY, 2/2/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test #13; Lesson14 for next week
             2. Semicolons: pp. 724-726, Exs 1, 2.
             3. Continue discussing Birmingham Jail
             4. Do Ben Franklin assignment: see website. Due Fri.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Vocab Test #15; Lesson 16 for next week.
          2. Check out Persepolis
          3. Finish preparing for the presentations

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Vocab Test #13; Lesson14 for next week
          2. Sentence Combining
          3. Discuss Self-Reliance and finish the assignment on your own.


THURSDAY, 2/3/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #2; How effectively has America lived up to the values the nation was initially
            founded on?
            2. Finish B’Ham Jail discussion and turn in SoapsTone and criticism/refutation assignments.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #1: Discuss what you have learned about Iran from your research.
          2. Iran presentations
          3. Persepolis reading schedule and assignments: see website.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #2: What is the most effective way to educate people?
          2. Finish discussing Self-Reliance and turn in work on it.
          3. Colons: p 729, Ex 3.


FRIDAY, 2/4/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Groups: discuss and share The Crisis Quotes
            2. Be studying for Age of Reason test and be reading Cuckoo’s Nest

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Iran presentations
          2. Persepolis reading, logs, and quests for Monday

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Groups: American Scholar quotes: see website. Do 1-5 today.
          2. Sentence Combining.


MONDAY, 2/7/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #3: What seem to be the key traits of McMurphy, Nurse Ratched, and the Ward?
            2.   Mass Pasback
            3.   Age of Reason test: Wed.
            4.   Vocab this week: Exs due on Tues, test moved to THURSDAY.
            5.   Print off from the website two documents:
                     a. Age of Reason 1994
                     b. Revolutionary English quests.


     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #2: Describe what Marji is like as a child.
         2. Presentations: Government and society in pre and post revolution Iran.
         3. Be keeping up on Persepolis reading, logs and questions.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #3: How do we as an American culture define success?
         2. Finish Am Scholar quotes and discuss.
         3. Read and 7 facts: Thoreau background: pp. 230-31: Lit Book. Due Tues.
         4. Read Sections 1-3 of Walden, pp. 232-238 of Lit Book. Due Tues. Log it.
         5. Colons/Semicolons exercise: Review B, p. 731


TUESDAY, 2/8/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 14
           2. Finish discussing The Crisis.
           3. Mr. Galagan explaining process of registering for AP exams: see counseling center for
           booklet.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 16
         2. More presentations
         3. Continue Persepolis reading, logs, and quests.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 14.
         2. Groups: finish American Scholar quotes and discuss.


WEDNESDAY, 2/9/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Age of Reason test
           2. Turn in Crisis Soapstone and Quotes assignments stapled.
           3. Do Revolutionary English Quests: see me or classmate for the right questions: due Mon.
           4. Read 138-150 in Lit book: background on Romanticism: due Tuesday.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Finish Iran presentations
         2. Turn in first three logs on Persepolis and continue reading/logs/questions.
         3. Vocab Test 16; Lesson 17 for next week
      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Vocab Test #14; Lesson 15 for next week
          2. Finish discussing American Scholar and turn in quotes.
          3. Print off “Thoreau Articles” packet from website and bring to class.


THURSDAY, 2/10/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Vocab Test 14; Lesson 15 for next week
            2. Read and discuss Woolf prompt

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #4: Discuss the internal conflicts Marji deals with.
          2. Groups: prepare for chapter presentations

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #4: Do a log for the painting on pp. 138-39 of Lit Book.
          2. Discuss Throeau background facts
          3. Review and practice sentence combining with participial phrases.


FRIDAY, 2/11/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Read and rate student samples to Woolf prompt using AP rubric.
            2. Cuckoo reading, Vocab 15 study, Revolutionary English questions, Romanticism background
            reading.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Chapter presentations on Persepolis.
          2. Turn in 4th and 5th logs. Continue reading/logging/questions as per reading schedule.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Turn in log on Walden sections 1-3 and facts on Thoreau.
          2. Groups: answer Walden 1-3 questions.
          3. Read the “Thoreau articles” printed from the website. First two by Monday, then one per day
             next week until finished. ½ page log for each.


MONDAY, 2/14/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #4: Discuss the differences between the way you use language and the way adults do,
            and explore why those differences exist.
            2. Finish discussing Woolf essays and share rubric grades.
            3. Print off and bring to class “The Age of Reason Synthesis Essay” from the website.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #4: How is the experience of reading a graphic novel different than the experience
             of reading a regular novel?
          2. More Chapter presentations
            3. Be preparing for Vocab and keep up on the Persepolis reading, logs, and questions.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #5: Simplify your life: reduce it down to the absolute necessities.
         2. Groups: finish Walden Parts 1-3 quests.
         3. Read Walden parts 4-6 and do a log for it: due on Wed.
         4. Vocab 15 this week
         5. Continue reading Thoreau articles, one a night; ½ page log for each. All 6 due on Friday.


TUESDAY, 2/15/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Discuss and turn in all Franklin assignments: 10 facts, log, 4 Age of Reason traits of
           Franklin, and Aphorism paraphrases.
           2. Outline of Age of Reason synthesis essay due on Thurs.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Groups: continue preparing Persepolis chapter presentations.
         2. Review and turn in Vocab #17 exs.
         3. Iran Presentations test

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #6: Explore the plusses and minuses of cell phones.
         2. Read and log the 4th article in the Thoreau packet.
         3. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 15.
         4. Discuss Sections 1-3 of Walden.
         5. Read and log Sections 4-6 of Walden by Wed.


WEDNESDAY, 2/16/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 15 and take Voacb Test !5; Lesson 16 for next week.
           2. Review Age of Reason essay assignment and how to create the outline: outline due Thurs.
           3. Discuss Revolutionary English quests.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab test 17; Review Test 13-17 next week.
         2. Chapter presentations.
         3. Turn in next 3 logs.
         4. Reading, logs, questions

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 15; Lesson 16 for next week.
         2. Continue reading and discussing Walden 1-3.
         3. Keep reading articles and logging them.
THURSDAY, 2/17/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #5: Discuss the various meanings of the term “romantic.”
            2. Finish discussing Revolutionary English quests.
            3. Begin Romanticism lecture.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #5: Discuss the ways in which Marji is dynamic.
          2. More chapter presentations
          3. Finish reading, logs, and quests by tomorrow on Persepolis.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #7: What would Thoreau think of the way most people live today?
          2. Finish discussing Walden 1-3 and turn in questions.
          3. Turn in Walden 4-6 log.


FRIDAY, 2/18/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Begin Romanticism lecture: see website for Powerpoint.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. More chapter presentations
          2. Read the following three essays from the website and write a ½ page log for each (due
             Monday after break):
                 a. A War in Paris
                 b. Defending My Country
                 c. I Must Go Home Again

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Watch the following videos related to Throeau and Walden.
                a. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0Quw_RPB0U
                b. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MeRN3ulnaM&feature=fvw
                c. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaE4EvM-UF4&feature=fvw

             2. Do Walden Parts 4-6 quotes: only do quotes 4-7. See website.


MONDAY, 2/28/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #6: Discuss the beliefs you may hold that might not be rational.
            2. Continue Romanticism lecture.
            3. AP Mult Choice Packet #6: Due Thurs: see website. Give answers and explanations.
            4. Essay draft due on Wed.
            5. Read the following 3 poems and log each: due Thurs.
                   a. To a Waterfowl: see website
                   b. The Chambered Nautilus: p. 170
                   c. Thanatopsis: p. 188
     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #6: Discuss the risks and rewards of revolution
         2. Groups: presentations on The Passport through The Dowry.
         3. For chapters 1-4 of Part II: explain the main theme of each and support with one CD/CM.
            Due Tues.
         4. Turn in logs on Satrapi articles.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #8: When, if ever, is it justified to break the law?
         2. Discuss “The Bean Field” and “Brute Neighbors.”
         3. Read and log “Resistance to Civil Government,” p. 249-54 of lit book. Due on Wed.
         4. Vocab #16 this week: exs due Tues and test on Wed.


TUESDAY, 3/1/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 16
           2. Finish Romanticism lecture
           3. Draft of Age of Reason essay due Wed.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #7: To what degree are Marji’s parents good parents?
         2. Word Choice Ex: “get.” In groups
         3. Present and discuss rest of Part I Persepolis chapters.
         4. Do themes for Chapters 5-8 in Part II of Persepolis.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 16
         2. Discuss and turn in Walden Part II quotes
         3. Turn in Thoreau article logs.
         4. Sentence Combining.


WEDNESDAY, 3/2/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab test 16; Vocab Lesson 17 next week
           2. Discuss Waterfowl poem
           3. Word Choice exercise in groups
           4. Read pp. 204-217 in Lit book: by Friday
           5. Turn in 1st drafts of Age of Reason essay
           6. Print off three items from the Website:
                  a. Emerson packet
                  b. Self-Reliance
                  c. The American Scholar

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Review Vocab Test 13-17
         2. Discuss Ch 1-4 of Part II of Persepolis
         3. New SAT list and words for next week: see me
         4. Turn in Vocab book
      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Vocab test 16; Vocab Lesson 17 next week
          2. Sentence Combining
          3. Groups: prepare Thoreau article presentations.


THURSDAY, 3/3/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #7: Draw some parallels between “Cuckoo’s Nest” and what you have learned about
            Romanticism.
            2. Word Choice Exercise: “bad”
            3. Read and discuss To a Waterfowl and begin Chambered Nautilus quests.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #8: How does the more liberal environment of Europe influence Marji?
          2. Word Choice Ex: “bad.”
          3. Discuss “The Vegetable” chapter.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #8: What are the dangers of people following their consciences instead of the law?
          2. Groups: finish preparing Thoreau article presentations and then share results with the class.
          3. Turn in Civil Disobedience log.
          4. Do quotes 1-5 for Resistance to Civil Government: see website.


FRIDAY, 3/4/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #8: What characters and/or forces contribute to Billy Bibbitt’s death?
            2. Discuss The Chambered Nautilus
            3. Final draft of Age of Reason essay due Mon.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #9: Discuss the various ways Marji is educated in her life.
          2. Discuss The Horse and Hide and Seek.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Finish presentations and discussions on the Thoreau articles.


MONDAY, 3/7/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #9: Do a reading log for the painting on pp. 136-37.
            2. Peer edit drafts brought today of Age of Reason essay. Final final drafts due Wed
            3. Read and log “Nature” from Emerson packet.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #10: To what extent should the US get involved in events in the Middle East.
          2. Discuss Croissant and The Return.
          3. Study for SAT 1-3 vocab test on Wed.
     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #9: To what extent is the optimism of the Transcendentalists justified?
         2. Sent combining
         3. Resistance to Civil Government quotes: see website. Do all by Tues.


TUESDAY, 3/8/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 17
           2. Discuss Thanatopsis
           3. Mass passback
           4. Read and log Self-Reliance: the whole essay, not the excerpt: due Thurs.


     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #11: According to Satrapi, what seem to be the most important forces that
            contribute to injustice and oppression in the world?
         2. Explain Persepolis essay assignment: see me for handout.
         3. Word Choice Ex: “do.”
         4. Persepolis outline due on Thurs.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Review and turn in Vocab Exs 17
         2. Finish Resistance to Civil Government quotes and discuss them.
         3. Read and log “The Cask of Amontillado,” by Poe: due Thurs. See me or website for
            handout.


WENESDAY, 3/9/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test 17; Review vocab test 13-17 next week.
           2. Turn in Age of Reason essays
           3. Groups: AP Mult Choice Packet #6 discussion and presentations
           4. Have Self-Reliance read and logged by tomorrow.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. SAT Vocab Test 1-4
         2. Groups: Group chunk writing on Persepolis
         3. Persepolis outline due Thurs.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab test 17; Review vocab test 13-17 next week.
         2. Finish discussing Resistance to Civil Gov and turn in quotes.
         3. Sentence combining


THURSDAY, 3/10/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #10: DOL #1: see website
             2. Discuss Nature.
             3. Read and log The American Scholar: the full text version. Due Mon.


      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #12: Satrapi says, “If I do not return and live in Iran, my life will have had no
             meaning.” What do you think she means by this?
          2. Finish Persepolis paragraphs in groups.
          3. Persepolis outline conferences.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #10: DOL #1
          2. Transcendentalism essay assignment: outline due Mon. See me or website for a copy.


FRIDAY, 3/11/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #11: What role does McMurphy seem to play in the lives of the other patients?
            2. Begin work on Slef-Reliance quote assignment: see website. Due Mon.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #13: Write a letter as Marjane Satrapi to the leadership of Iran expressing her
             concerns about their regime.
          2. Finish practice paragraphs.
          3. Finish essay conferences: 1st draft due on Mon.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #11: What seem to be the key traits of Montresor and Fortunato?
          2. Turn in log on Amontillado.
          3. Finish discussion of Resistance to Civil Govt and turn in quotes.


MONDAY, 3/14/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #12: Why do you think Kesey has McMurphy die in the end?
            2. Grapes of Wrath reading schedule: see website and check a book out Tues.
            3. Cuckoo’s Nest discussion assignment: see website to print off the assignment and also print
            off the document on “Guidelines to Discussion.”
            4. Colons: pp: 729-30 ingrammar book.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #14: To what extent should the rest of the world be concerned about “western”
             cultural influences?
          2. Groups: evaluate the practice Persepolis paragraphs and discuss them.
          3. Turn in 1st drafts of Persepolis essay. Peer edit will take place on Thurs.
          4. Read and log “How Much Land Does a Man Need?’ p. 1045 of Lit Book. Due Thurs.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #12: DOL #2
          2. Dark Romanticism lecture: see “Romanticism” slideshow at website.
TUESDAY, 3/15/11—WEDNESDAY, 3/16/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #13: DOL #2
            2. Check out Grapes of Wrath: first reading assignment due on 3/21.
            3. Discuss Self-reliance

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #15: When does enough become too much?
          2. Finish evaluating sample Persepolis paragraphs
          3. Word Choice Ex: “beautiful”
          4. Peer edit, vocab test, and log on “How Much Land . . .” due Thursday.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Review Vocab Test13-17
          2. Turn in vocab books
          3. Mass passback
          4. Amontillado questions: start in class and finish as homework: due Thurs. See website.
          5. Transcendentalism outline conferences.


THURSDAY, 3/17/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Review Vocab Test 13-17
            2. Turn in Vocab book
            3. Video: Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall.”
            4. Discuss the video’s relation to Self-Reliance
            5. Print off SAT Wordlist from website and bring to class Friday.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Vocab test 5-8.
          2. Peer Edit Persepolis essay.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Finish conferences
          2. Read and log “The Fall of the House of Usher,” p. 263 of Lit Book. Due Mon.
          3. Essay draft due on Tuesday.


FRIDAY, 3/18/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. SAT vocab words for next week: ask a classmate for the words
            2. Finish discussing and turn in Self-Reliance quotes
            3. Groups: begin preparing Cuckoo’s Nest discussion
            4. Grapes of Wrath CD Quiz #1 on Mon: Chapters 1-10.

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Turn in the following assignments:
                 a. All Persepolis questions
                   b. Theme assignment on 2nd half of Persepolis
                   c. Logs for last 7 chapters of Perspepolis
                   d. Log for “How Much Land Does a Man Need?”
            2. Finish peer edit exercise: final draft due next Tuesday.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Finish outline conferences
         2. 1st draft of essay due next Tuesday
         3. Finish reading Usher plus log: due Mon.


MONDAY, 3/21/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Grapes of Wrath CD quiz #1
           2. Mass passback
           3. Do American Scholar quotes: see website. Due Tuesday.
           4. Groups: continue Cuckoo’s Nest discussion prep: be ready to go on Wed.
           5. On Tues, turn in logs for the three poems, and the three Emerson essays.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #16: What is Tolstoy trying to teach us with his parable, “How Much Land Does a
            Man Need?”
         2. Review MLA formatting, works cited page, and citations: see “Blue Monkey” document at
            website.
         3. Sentence variety lecture and practice: see website.
         4. Final drafts due Wed, not Tues.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #14: Define insanity.
         2. Sentence Combining
         3. Colons/Semilcolons: Review B. p. 731
         4. Begin discussing Amontillado.


TUESDAY, 3/22/11

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #14: Is Nurse Ratched evil? Explain.
           2. Turn in poem and Emerson logs.
           3. Discuss Am Scholar quotes
           4. Discussion prep: be prepared to begin on Wed.

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Finish Sentence Variety presentation: see website
         2. “How Much Land . . “ quests: Interpreting Meanings, p. 1058: 1-3, 5. Plus the two
            questions below:
                6.Show how Pahom is a dynamic character.
                7.How we supposed to feel about Pahom and his fate?

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #14: Compare and contrast Montresor and Usher.
             2. Finish discussing Amontillado
             3. Turn in log for Usher.
             4. Turn in Transcendentalim essay drafts.


WEDNESDAY, 3/23/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. SAT Vocab Test 1-4; get 5-8 words from a classmate for next week’s test
            2. Finish discussing American Scholar
            3. Read Thoreau background: pp. 230-31: Due Mon
            4. Read and log first 3 sections of Walden, starting p. 233 of lit book. Due Mon.
            5. Print off from the website “Thoreau Article” by Mon.


      WORLD LIT:
          1. SAT Vocab Test 9-12; get 13-16 words from classmate for next week.
          2. Turn in Persepolis essay and upload to turnitin.com
          3. Turn in Persepolis book
          4. Finish How Much Land quests.
          5. Read and log “A Problem,” p. 1062 of lit book: due Thrus.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. SAT Vocab Test 1-4; get 5-8 words from a classmate for next week’s test.
          2. Word Choice exercise


THURSDAY, 3/24/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #17: When should one use leniency and when should one use strictness when
             imposing discipline?
          2. Discuss “How Much Land . . .” and turn in questions

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #15: Describe the ideal life.
            2. Finish discussing American Scholar and turn in quotes.
            3. Begin discussion groups on Cuckoo’s Nest.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #15: Whose view of life is more accurate: Poe’s or Emerson’s? Explain.
          2. Peer Edit Transcendentalism essays.


FRIDAY, 3/25/11

      WORLD LIT
          1. Answer questions on “A Problem.” See website for questions.
          2. Read and log “The Ring,” p. 1216 of Lit Book: due Mon.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Discussion Groups on Cuccko’s Nest
            2. Create a brief 4 chunk outline for Question #3 of 2002 AP Test prompts. You should have
            this printed off already—if not, do so from the website.
            3. Print off the student samples for Question #3 from website.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Turn in log on The Raven
         2. Begin work on Usher quests: see website for questions. Do only questions 4-13.
         3. Be working on essay revisions: final drafts due next Tues.


MONDAY, 3/28/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #18: In the story “The Ring,” what do you predict will happen to the relationship
            between Lise and her husband?
         2. Turn in The Ring log
         3. Finish “A Problem” questions and discuss them.
         4. Read and log “Eveline,” p. 1209 of lit book. Due Tues.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Discussion groups
           2. Prepare for Cuckoo’s Nest/Emerson test on Thursday. Look for thematic parallels.
           3. Evaluate the three student essays on the Kundera prompt. Use the 0-9 AP rubric and explain
           your rating of each in writing.
           4. Grapes CD quiz #2 on Wed.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #16: DOL #3
         2. Sentence Variety presentation and practice: see website for powerpoint.
         3. Final draft of essay due Wed.


TUESDAY, 3/29/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #19: What similarities do you see so far between the stories we’ve read: How Much
            Land, A Problem, Eveline, and The Ring?
         2. Finish discussing and turn in A Problem quests.
         3. Read and log “And of Clay We Are Created,” p. 1312: due Wed.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #16: DOL #3
           2. Discussion Groups
           3. Print off two packets from website: 2007 AP Essay Prompts and 2007 Synthesis Student
           Samples.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #17: What would Poe think of our world today?
         2. Review MLA formatting and citations and works cited pages
         3. Prepare for Romanticism test on Thursday of this week.
         4. Finish Usher questions 4-8.
WEDNESDAY, 3/30/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. SAT Vocab Test 13-16; get 17-19 words from a classmate for week after break.
          2. Do Questions 1-5 on The Ring: see website.
          3. Reread all short stories to prepare for essay test on Thursday.

      AP AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Wrath CD Quiz #2
           2. SAT Vocab Test 5-8; get 9-12 words from a classmate
           3. Finish discussion groups
           4. Prepare for Cuckoo’s Nest/Emerson essay test Thursday.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Turn in Transcendentalism essay and upload to turnitin.com and to efolio.
          2. SAT Vocab Test 5-8; get 9-12 words from a classmate.
          3. Discuss Usher
          4. Prepare for Romanticism test on Thurs.


THURSDAY, 3/31/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Short story essay test.
          2. Journal due Fri

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Cuckoo’s Nest/Emerson essay test.
            2. Bring Cuckoo book tomorrow to check in
            3. Journals due Fri.
            4. Bring Kundera material and Cuckoo quotes Fri

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Romanticism test
          2. Journals due on Fri.


FRIDAY, 4/1/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Turn in journals
          2. Discuss and turn in The Ring quests.
          3. Read Part I of The Metamorphosis in your Lit book. Log it. Due Monday.
          4. Read background on Kafka just prior to The Metamorphosis. No notes needed. Due
             Monday.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Turn in journals
            2. Turn in Cuckoo’s Nest quotes
            3. Return Age of Reason essays. Make all marked corrections and turn in Tuesday after break.
            4. Discuss Kundera prompt and sample essays.
            5. Wrath CD quiz #3: Monday after break.
            6. Review work on Throeau: Walden sections 1-3 and Throeau bio info.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Turn in journals
         2. Check out “The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass.” Read Chapters 1-6 and write a total
            of two pages of log. Due Monday after break.
         3. Discuss The Raven.


MONDAY, 4/11/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #20: describe some of your strangest, most disturbing dreams.
         2. Groups: begin work on Metamorphosis Part 1 quests.
         3. Turn in Part 1 log.
         4. Reading schedule for Metamorphosis:
                a. Part 2 plus log, Wed
                b. Part 3 plus log, Fri
         5. Read and log pp. 1138-1147: background on 20th Century: due Tues.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. CD quiz #3
           2. Grapes final exam: Tuesday, 4/19. Be thinking thematically
           3. Review synthesis 2007 test question: read the student samples and define the following:
                  a. The position/thesis of each
                  b. The organizational strategy of each.
           4. Read Walden, parts 4-6, plus logs: due Wed
           5. Be reading Thoreau articles from the packet you printed off: read one a day, half page log
           each.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #18: Describe what Douglass’s life is like.
         2. Turn in log on Ch 1-6.
         3. Reading schedule for the rest of the book:
               a. Ch 7-9 plus log: Wed
               b. Ch 10 plus log: Fri
               c. Ch 11to the end plus log: Mon.
         4. Begin Chapters 1-5 quotes in class. See website.
         5. Grammar; p. 733, 1-10: colon/semicolon review.


TUESDAY, 4/12/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Grammar: pp. 739-744.
         2. Return Persepolis essays: rewrites of all grammatical errors due on Thursday.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Turn in log for Walden sections 1-3
           2. Turn in rewritten essay with corrections
           3. Turn in Cuckoo’s Nest books
           4. Discuss Thoreau biography info
             5. Begin “Taking Stock” of one’s life activity in class.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Mass passback
          2. Transcendentalism rewrite assignment: correct all circled errors. Turn in the new draft with
             the old draft. Due Thursday.
          3. Groups: continue work on Douglass quotes.


WEDNESDAY, 4/13/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Vocab test 17-19; get words for 20-22 from a classmate
          2. Grammar: ellipses
          3. Modernism lecture: see classmate for notes
          4. Essay correction due date moved to Friday

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Vocab test 9-12; get words for 13-16 from a classmate
            2. Do “Taking Stock” project in class: see website.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Vocab test 9-12; get words for 13-16 from a classmate
          2. Turn in Douglass 7-9 log
          3. Grammar: more colon/semicolon review
          4. Finish Ch 1-2 quotes and discuss them


THURSDAY, 4/14/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #21: Is Gregor literally or figuratively a bug? Discuss.
          2. Grammar: pp. 753-54: Chapter review Parts A and C.
          3. Complete essay corrections assignment due on Fri.
          4. Finish Metamorphosis Part 1 quests

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #17: Discuss the plusses and minuses of cell phones.
            2. Do Walden questions and quotes: all. See website.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #19: Why do you think more slaves didn’t attempt rebellion or escape?
          2. Grammar: pp. 733-34: Chapter Review Part A: 11-20.
          3. Finish Douglass Ch 1-2 quotes and do Douglass Ch 3-5 quotes. See website.


FRIDAY, 4/15/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Discuss Part 1 Metamorphosis quests.
          2. Be prepared to turn in all Part 1 quests and logs for Parts 2 and 3 on Monday.
          3. Turn in essay corrections
     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Discuss Walden questions.
           2. Watch Youtube video:
                  a. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaE4EvM-UF4&feature=fvw
           3. Finish Walden quests and quotes by Monday.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Discuss Ch 1 and 2 quotes on Frederick Douglass
         2. Turn in essay corrections
         3. Finish Ch 3-5 quotes by Monday. See website.


MONDAY, 4/18/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #22: What might make a person feel less than human?
         2. Grammar: paperback grammar book, pp. 301-302.
         3. Turn in Metamorphosis parts 2 and 3 logs.
         4. Begin Part 2 questions.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #18: Discuss the meaning of the following quote: “The mass of men lead lives of
           quiet desperation.”
           2. Cell phone discussion: is it essential?
           3. Read and log “Resistance to Civil Gov’t”: due Wed. Type it in electronic form.
           4. Have one of the Thoreau article logs in electronic form.
           5. Print off Grapes of Wrath essay topics sheet from the website; bring it to class Tuesday.
           6. Finish reading Grapes of Wrath.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #
         2. Turn in Ch 11 to end log on Douglass.
         3. Finish Ch 3-5 quotes.
         4. For chapters 7-9 of Douglass, locate and cite two key passages for each chapter, and write
            CM that explores the significance of each passage. So, 6 total quotes. Due Tues.


TUESDAY, 4/19/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #23: Write a letter from Gregor to his family, as is YOU are actually gregor.
         2. Grammar: paperback grammar book, pp. 304-305.
         3. Do Metamorphosis Part 2 quests: due Wed. See website.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Grapes of Wrath essay test.
           2. Work on vocab study or logging Resistance to Civil Gov’t.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #21: If YOU owned slaves, how might it effect you?
         2. Grammar: hard cover grammar books: pp. 735-36: Chapter Review, Part C, All.
            3. Finish Ch 3-5 quotes on Douglass.
            4. Find, cite, and write CM for two important quotes for each of chapters 7-9, so six quotes
               total. YOU find the quotes by skimming each chapter again.


WEDNESDAY, 4/20/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 20-22; get words for 23-25 for next week.
         2. Discuss Part II of The Metamorphosis.
         3. Part III assignment: discuss three different ways the term “metamorphosis” could be applied
            to the story. Provide CD/Cm for each possible interpretation.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab test 12-16; get wrods for 17-19 for next week.
           2. Turn in Grapes of Wrath book and discuss the ending.
           3. Blog info: see website for info and see me or classmate for the password. Post Civil
           Disobedience log at the website tonight. By Friday, read and respond to 6 other posted logs of
           about 100 words each. Then, respond to each of the responses to your own log.
           4. Discuss similarities between Siddhartha and Walden.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab test 12-16; get words for 17-19 for next week.
         2. Discuss and turn in Ch 1-5 quotes.
         3. Also turn in Usher questions and Douglass logs for Ch 11 to end of book.
         4. Turn in Emerson essay exerpt packet.


THURSDAY, 4/21/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #24: Is the ending of The Metamorphosis tragic?
         2. Review grammar from Tuesday, and do page 306-307 in paperback grammar book.
         3. Mass passback
         4. Print off Metamorphosis essay description and bring it to class Fri,

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #19: Should everyone be forced to follow the law at all times?
           2. Mass passback
           3. Tell me which one of the three AP practice test essays you want graded.
           4. Begin discussing Walden parts 4-6.
           5. Branch Davidian/Ruby Ridge assignment: see me or classmate.
           6. Civil Disobedience quotes: see website. Do 1-5 for Fri, 6-10 for Mon.
           7. Continue Blog work on Civil disobedience.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #22: DOL #4
         2. Passback
         3. Ch 7-9 quotes: discuss
         4. Do Ch 10 quotes: see website. Do only 2-8. Due Fri.
         5. Review grammar from Tuesday.
FRIDAY, 4/22/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Discuss Part 3 of The Metamorphosis
          2. Print off essay description from the website and begin work on outline. Outline is due on
             Tuesday.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Check out The Fixer: see website for reading schedule and background info on the novel.
            2. Do one of the following:
                   a. Do something, in public, alone, that is “abnormal.” Write up one page that discusses
                   the reactions of other people and how this made you feel.
                   b. Don’t use your cell phone for five days. Write up one page that discusses how the
                   experiences effected you.
            3. Continue discussing Thoreau

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Discuss Ch 8-9 of Douglass.
          2. Make sure quotes 2-8 from Ch 10 are finished by Mon.


MONDAY, 4/25/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #25: Is Gregor’s experience in the novel typical or atypical? Explain.
          2. Finish discussing The Metamorphosis and turn in all questions on it.
          3. Finish essay outline by Tuesday.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #20: How justifiable is the profoundly optimistic worldview of the
            Transcendentalists?
            2. Finish discussing Walden
            3. Read Tell-Tale Heart (pdf file from website) and post your log for it to the blog by
            Wednesday evening. By Thursday evening, write responses to 6 other posts.
            4. By Wed read background on Poe, pp. 260-61.
            5. Groups: discuss assigned Civil Disobedience quotes and be ready to report to class.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #23: According to Douglass, are you a slave or are you free?
          2. Grammar: hyphens and dashes: pp 767-69.
          3. Discuss Ch 10 quotes
          4. Print out Douglass essay assignment from the website and begin work on outline. Outlines
             are due on Wed.


TUESDAY, 4/26/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #26: Is there or god or not? Either way, prove it.
          2. Check out The Stranger: read part 1 up to p. 76. Due Thursday. 2 pages of log.
          3. Outline conferences on Metamorphosis paper.
     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #21: DOL #4
           2. Groups: finish prep for Civil Dis quotes and share with the class.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #24: DOL #5
         2. Finish discussing Ch 10 quotes and turn them in
         3. Begin work on Frederick Douglass essay. Outlines due on Wed.


WEDNESDAY, 4/27/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 23-25; get words for 26-28 for next week.
         2. Grammar: semicolons
         3. Conferences
         4. Read The Stranger: two pages of log on Part 1 due Thursday.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test 17-19; get words for 20-22 for next week
           2. Finish discussing Civil Dis.
           3. Check the website for additional AP prep materials: the free response topics and student
           samples from the 2009 test, 2009 Form B test, and 2010 Form B test. This is not an
           assignment—use these resources or not as you see fit.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 17-19; get words for 20-22 for next week.
         2. Grammar: dashes
         3. Conferences on Frederick Douglass essay
         4. Read realism background and write 10 facts, pp. 408-422: due Fri.
         5. Read and log “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ,” pp. 468-73. Due Fri.


THURSDAY, 4/28/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #27: Discuss the key traits of Mersault
         2. Groups: grammar work: pp. 727-30: Exs A and 3.
         3. Begin work on Stranger questions, Part 1, in class.
         4. Print off from the website the document on Existentialism, Theater of the Absurd, and
            Nihilism. Read it by Monday.
         5. Read background on Albert Camus, p. 1240 of lit book.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #22: How does the 1st person narrative strategy impact the experience of reading
           “The Tell-Tale Heart?”
           2. Finish discussing Thoreau and turn in 4-6 Walden log, all Walden questions and quotes, and
           Civil Disobedience quotes.
           3. Post cell phone/abnormal reflections to blog on Monday, but not before.
           4. Tell-Tale Heart quests: 2, 7-16. See website. Due Fri.
           5. Print off from website either the synth essay material for Invasive Species or Effect of TV on
           Elections.
      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #25: Describe some personal possession in realistic detail.
          2. Douglass outline conferences
          3. Work on Realism background reading and log for Owl Creek Bridge.
          4. Do Exercise Review E, p. 773 of grammar book.


FRIDAY, 4/29/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Finish Stranger Part I questions: see website.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            2ND Period: groups: read and evaluate 2007 synth essay samples
            3rd and 4th Periods: Dark Romantics/Poe lecture: see website or classmate

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Review dashes/hyphens etc
          2. Finish reading and logging Owl Creek Bridge and Realism background
          3. Finish Douglass outline conferences: 1st draft due Wed.


MONDAY, 5/2/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #28: Does meaning in life exist, or is the meaning in life created?
          2. Discuss existentialism, absurdity, and nihilism. Know the terms, how they are related, and
             how each is unique.
          3. Discuss Ch 1 quests for The Stranger.
          4. 1st draft of Metamophosis paper due Wed.
          5. Stranger Part II log due Tues.
          6. Print off, read, and log “The Myth of Sisyphus” essay by Camus from the website. Due
             Wed.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Finish Poe Lecture: see classmate for notes
            2. Review elements of Dark Romanticism
            3. Analyze student synth samples from 2007 AP exam.
            4. Synthesis essay outlines due Wed
            5. Fixer CD quiz #1 on Wed along with vocab test.
            6. Post cell phone or “abnormal” reflections tonight and read and respond to 6 others.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #26: Why do you think the author chose to end “Owl Creek Bridge” the way he
             did?
          2. Turn in Realism background notes and Owl Creek log.
          3. Realism lecture: see website or classmate for notes.
          4. Douglass essay draft due Wed.


TUESDAY, 5/3/11
     WORLD LIT:
            1. Journal #29: Does Meursault get what he deserves, or is he a victim on injustice in the
                end?
            2. Grammar: p. 733, Chapter Review Part A only. Do this in groups.
            3. Groups: Stranger Ch 2-6 questions: see website.
            4. Turn in reading logs for The Stranger, Parts 1 and 2, stapled together.
            5. Complete the 1st draft of “The Metamorphosis” by Wed.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
                1. Respond to the journal topic on the board: 7 minutes
                2. Read “The Fall of the House of Usher,” pp. 263-279 of lit book. No reading log
                required. Due Wed.
                3. Grammar: read 770-773, and do Exercise 7.
                4. “The Fixer” CD quiz #1 tomorrow.

     AMERICAN LIT:
               1.      Journal topic: Are you more Realistic or Romantic?
               2.      Grammar: pp. 775-76: Chapter Review, Parts A and B.
               3.      “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” questions. See website
               4.      Read and log “The Leader of the People,” pp. 609-619. Due Thursday.


WEDNESDAY, 5/4/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab test 26-28; get words for 29-31
         2. Review grammar assignment from Tuesday.
         3. Groups: continue work on Ch 2-6 quests on The Stranger.
         4. Turn in draft of Metamorphosis essay.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab test 20-22; get words for 23-25
           2. Fixer CD quiz #1
           3. Turn in synthesis essay outline
           4. Turn in logs for all Thoreau magazine articles.
           5. Begin discussing Tell-Tale Heart
           6. Read and log and post log for The Raven by Friday. P. 282 of Lit book

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocb test 20-22; get words for 23-25
         2. Turn in drafts of Douglass essay
         3. Review grammar from Tuesday.
         4. Begin discussing Owl Creek Bridge
         5. Finish reading and logging Leader of the People by Thurs.


THURSDAY, 5/5/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #30: Compare and contrast Gregor and Meursault.
         2. Grammar: p. 735-36, Chapter Review Part C only.
             3. Finish Ch 2-6 questions on The Stranger: see website
             4. Next assignment on “The Stranger”:
                    a. For each chapter of Part Two, locate two crucial quotes
                    b. Note page number of each quote and first and last several words of each quote
                    c. Write 3-4 sentences of CM for each quote: discuss the thematic significance of each
                       quote.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
              1. Journal #24: Compare and contrast Usher with “The Tell-tale Heart” narrator.
              2. Grammar: p. 773-74: Review Ex .
              3. “The Fall of the House of Usher” questions: see website.
              4. Read, log, and post at Edmodo the log on The Raven: p. 282. Due Friday.
              5. Catch up on your posts and responses to posts for previous assignments.
              6. Sythesis essay due Monday: outline and two drafts.

      AMERICAN LIT:
             1. Journal #28: Grandpa, Jody, Carl—who is the most realistic and who is the most
                romantic?
             2. Grammar: pp. 775-76: Chapter Review, Part C.
             3. Finish “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” questions. See website.
             4. Begin “Leader of the People” questions. See website.
             5. Be ready to peer edit Douglass essays on Friday.


FRIDAY, 5/6/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Print off description of research paper assignment: website.
          2. Discuss Ch 2-6 quests for The Stranger
          3. Continue work on Quote assignment for Part II of The Stranger: see above. Have half doen
             by Mon. Finish by Tues.
          4. Final draft of Metamorphosis essay due next Wed.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Discuss synthesis essay assignment prompts: final draft due on Mon.
            2. Continue work on Usher questions: see website. Only up through #12 is required.
            3. Print off and do AP Mult Choice packet #7 from website. Due Mon.
            4. Final draft of synth essay due on Mon.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Peer Edit Douglass essays. Final draft due on Wed.
          2. Finsh Owl Creek Bridge quests.


MONDAY, 5/9/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #31: How are the concepts of “nihilism” and “the absurd” present in The Stranger?
          2. Peer edit for Metamorphosis essay: do it on own. Exchange papers with a person in class.
             Print off a “Peer Edit Guide Sheet” from website. Follow it. You will turn it in with first
             draft, final draft, and outline on Thursday.
          3. Explain Initial Bibliography and notecard procedures for the research paper.
            4. Complete quote assignment for Part II of The Stranger by Thursday.
            5. Meet in library at start of period Tuesday.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #25: Who seems to be the most sane of Poe’s three protagonists?
           2. Turn in synthesis essay
           3. Review AP test reminders: see website for powerpoint.
           4. Go over AP mult choice packet #7.
           5. Delay this week’s vocab until next week.
           6. Romanticism test Monday. Study notes.
           7. Realism reading:
                  a. Background info: pp. 408-422
                  b. Read “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” p. 468: Thursday
                  c. Read “Leader of the People,” p. 907: Friday

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #29: Discuss the elements of realism found in “Owl Creek” and in “Leader of the
            People.”
         2. Go over the procedures and topic for the Junior Writing Competency test which will take
            place Tues, Wed, and Thurs in class.
         3. Final drafts of Douglass essay due on Wed.
         4. Do Leader of the People questions. See website. Due Fri.


TUESDAY, 5/10/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Day 1 in library: meet there. Research checkpoints are as follows:
                a. Day 2: 5 sources; 10 cards
                b. Day 3: 7 sources; 20 cards
                c. Day 4: 10 sources; 30 cards
                d. Day 5: 12 sources; 40 cards

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Practice rhetorical analysis essay and mult choice test.
           2. Meet in auditorium at 7:40 on Wed for AP Language exam. If you are not taking the exam,
           yes, you do need to be in class that period. Bring something to do.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Day 1 of Junior Writing Commpetency
         2. Douglass final drafts due on Wed.
         3. Leader of the People quests due on Fri.


WEDNESDAY, 5/11/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Day 2 in library: 5 sources/10 cards due
         2. Peer edit on own: Metamorphosis essay due Thursday.
         3. Upload essay to turnitin.com
         4. Finish Metamorphosis quotes on Part II by Thurs.
      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. A.P. test in auditorium

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Day 2: Junior Writing Assessment
          2. Turn in Frederick Douglass essays and upload to turnitin.com


THURSDAY, 5/12/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #32: How would The Stranger change thematically if Meursault were acquitted at
             the end?
          2. Research: discuss “rebuttal paragraph” strategy and requirement.
          3. Discuss end of Part I: how might nihilism, absurdity, existentialism play a role in the events
             leading up to and including the murder?
          4. Turn in Metamorphosis essay: final draft, edited draft, peer edit sheet, and signed outline.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #26: Should all classes be taught as AP classes?
            2. Discuss end of Usher. Turn in both Tell-Tale Heart and Usher questions.
            3. Romanticism test on Monday: be studying for it.
            4. Next Fixer CD quiz: next Tuesday: be reading.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Continue Junior Writing Competency.
          2. Leader of the People questions due on Fri: see website.


FRIDAY, 5/13/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Library: 7 sources and 20 cards

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Mass passback
            2. Check out Huck Finn: see website for reading schedule
            3. Discuss The Raven
            4. Romanticism test moved to Tuesday; Fixer CD quiz moved to Wed.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Finish Junior Writing Competency.


MONDAY, 5/16/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Library: 10 sources and 30 cards by end of period.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #27: How are “Owl Creek” and “Leader of the People” realistic?
            2. Groups: do Leader of the People questions: see website.
            3. Read Huck. See Reading schedule at the website.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #30: Is nature a friend or an enemy? Explain.
         2. Grammar: pp. 328-29: paperback grammar book
         3. Read and log “To Build a Fire,” in lit book. Due Tuesday.


TUESDAY, 5/17/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Last day of research in the library: 12 sources and 40 notecard minimum.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Romanticism test
           2. Huck Finn and Fixer reading
           3. Be finished with Leader of the People questions.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Discuss and turn in “Leader of the People” quests.
         2. Do quotes for “To Build a Fire.” See website. 2-3 sentences of CM for each. Girls do only
            the odds, and boys do only the evens.


WEDNESDAY, 5/18/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 29-31; get words for 32-34 for next week.
         2. Discuss how to create outline from notecards and initial bib.
         3. Discuss Part II of The Stranger.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test 23-25; get words for 26-28 for next week
           2. Fixer CD quiz #2
           3. Realism lecture: see website
           4. Discuss Owl Creek Bridge

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 23-25; get words for 26-28 for next week
         2. Review grammar from Monday: pp. 328-29 of softcover grammar book.
         3. Begin Naturalism lecture: see website for notes.
         4. Hand out “The Open Boat” packet. Get a copy from the sub on Thursday. Two pages of log
            for the story due on Fri.


THURSDAY, 5/19/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #33: Which novel do you find more disturbing: The Metamorphisis or The
            Stranger?
         2. Grammar; p. 582: lie and lay; do Ex 5 and 6 on p. 583
         3. Work on research paper outline: due Monday
             4. Make sure quotes on part II of The Stranger are finished

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #28: DOL #6
            2. Begin working on Huck Finn notes assignment: see website.
            3. Be reading The Fixer and Huck

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #31: DOL #6
          2. Grammar; p. 331 of softcover grammar book
          3. Read and log “The Open Boat.” See me for packet.

FRIDAY, 5/20/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Discuss quotes on Part II of The Stranger
          2. Finish research paper outline by Mon
          3. Study for The Stranger test: know the terms nihilism, absurdity, and existentialism, and be
             able to apply them to the novel.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Review Realism lecture
            2. Finish discussing Owl Creek
            3. Discuss Leader of the People
            4. Keep up on Huck and Fixer reading

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Continue Naturalism lecture: see website for notes.


MONDAY, 5/23/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. The Stranger final exam
          2. Be writing first draft of research paper: draft due on Thurs.

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #29: Is Huck a bigot? Explain.
            2. Satire lecture: see website
            3. Be reading Fixer and huck.
            4. Vocab 26-28 this week.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #32: Create and explain one or more metaphors for the human condition.
          2. Finish and review Naturalism lecture
          3. Discuss and turn in To Build a Fire quotes
          4. Do Open Boat quotes: girls do odds; boys do evens: due Tues.
          5. Read and log “In Another Country.” See me for handout. Due Wed.
          6. Read background on “Modernism,” pp. 524-36 in lit book. Write one note per section. Due
             Wed.
TUESDAY, 5/24/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #34: How does your generation differ from older generations?
         2. Turn in outlines for Research Paper
         3. Check in The Stranger and check out Fathers and Sons
         4. Print off Fathers and Sons reading schedule/notes assignment from website. Read Ch 1-6
            tonight.
         5. Draft of research paper due Thurs.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Journal #30: Is Huck a godo role model or not?
           2. Groups: prepare for Ch 1-10 presenations.
           3. Give presentations for Ch 1-10.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #33: How does one survive, physically and spiritually, in the world of the
            Naturalists?
         2. Finish discussing and turn in To Build a Fire quotes and turn them in
         3. Voc test moved to Thursday.
         4. Work on the following: The Open Boat Quotes, Modernism background reading, and “In
            Another Country” log.


WEDNESDAY, 5/25/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Vocab test 32-34 and new words for 35-37
         2. Discuss intros, conclusions, Call To Action, and parenthetical citations for research paper.
            First draft due Thurs.
         3. Discuss Fathers and Sons, Ch 1-5.
         4. Be keeping up on Fathers and Sons reading

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test 26-28 and new words for 29-31
           2. Passback
           3. Finis group presentation on Ch 1-10 of Huck.
           4. Finish Huck by tomorrow. Keep up with The Fixer reading.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 26-28 and new words for 29-31
         2. Finish Open Boat quotes, Modernism background reading, and In Another Country log.


THURSDAY, 5/26/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Journal #35: Discuss the internal and external conflicts in Fathers and Sons so far.
         2. Discuss types of plagiarism, works cited page, and other MLA format concerns
         3. Turn in 1st draft of research paper
         4. Continue discussion of beginning of novel.
      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #31: What do you think of the ending of Huck Finn—does the whole Phelps Farm
            episode make sense or not?
            2. Discuss in class Ch 13-14: Huck’s sense of morality.
            3. Lie/lay: pp. 582-83 of grammar book: do Ex 5.
            4. Do quotes for Ch 16: see website for document; due on Fri.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #35: DOL #7
          2. Vocab test 26-28 and new words for 29-31
          3. Discuss and turn in The Open Boat quotes.
          4. Begin Modernism Lecture: The Code Hero: see website for notes.


FRIDAY, 5/27/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Grammar Review: p. 172 of softcover grammar book
          2. Read Fathers and Sons

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Work on Ch 17-23 Satire assignment

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal: DOL #7 (see website)
          2. Do “In Another Country” quotes: see website.

MONDAY, 5/30/11: MEMORIAL DAY—NO SCHOOL



TUESDAY, 5/31/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Journal #36: Describe several of your relationships with your elders
          2. Mass passback
          3. Discuss Ch 1-9: key events and relationships
          4. Be ready for peer edit on Thursday for research paper

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #32: DOL 7 (see website)
            2. Discuss Ch 15-16 of Huck
            3. Read the following by Thursday:
                   a. Reread pp. 420-21 in lit book on Naturalism
                   b. Read “To Build a Fire,” p. 496 of Lit Book
                   c. Read “The Open Boat”: print off from website.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #36: In the absence of a god, is there any justice in the world?
          2. Modernism lecture: see website for powerpoint
          3. Read and log “The Life You Save May Be Your Own,” p. 673 of lit book. Due Wed.
WEDNESDAY, 6/1/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Vocab Test 35-37; last vocab test of the year
          2. Discuss Ch 10-11 of Fathers and Sons
          3. Be keeping up with your reading!!

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Vocab Test 29-31; get words for 32-34 for next week
            2. Groups: discuss and share satire examples from Ch 17-23.
            3. Be reading naturalism short stories

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Vocab Test 29-31; get words for 32-34 for next week
          2. Discuss In Another Country quotes
          3. Turn in Douglass books
          4. Check out The Great Gatsby: see website or classmate for reading schedule.
          5. Discuss Life You Save.
          6. Read and log two poems from lit book: “Miniver Cheevy” and “Richard Cory,” pp. 645-46.
             Due Thurs.


THURSDAY, 6/2/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Peer edit research paper
          2. Continue Fathers and Sons reading

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Journal #33: Compare and contrast The Open Boat and To Build a Fire.
            2. Finish discussing Huck Finn
            3. Print off Huck Finn essay description from website and begin work on it
            4. Print off Modernism Unit reading assignment sheet from website and begin readings.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #37: How do Miniver Cheevy and Richard Cory reflect modernism?
          2. Read and discuss the two poems
          3. Finish Modernism lecture: see website
          4. Turn in Boat quotes, poem logs, and Country log.
          5. Be reading Gatsby.


FRIDAY, 6/3/11

      ALL CLASSES: BE WORKING ON YOUR READING ASSIGNMENTS!!


MONDAY, 6/6/11

      WORLD LIT:
          1. Turn in research papers along with initial bibs and notecards
          2. Groups: presentations on Chapters of Fathers and Sons.
     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Naturalism lecture and discussion of To Build a Fire and The Open Boat. See website for
           lecture notes.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #38: Discuss the key traits of Nick, Tom, Daisy, and Jordan.
         2. Discuss Ch 1
         3. Be reading: see reading schedule from the website.


TUESDAY, 6/7/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Finish discussing the end of Fathers and Sons and study for test on Wed.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. The Fixer final essay exam
           2. Be reading The Great Gatsby

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Journal #39: DOL #8
         2. Do quotes 1-10 for Ch 2 of Gatsby: Boys do odds and girls do evens. See website.
         3. Continue reading and logging Gatsby according to reading schedule: see website.



WEDNESDAY, 6/8/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Final Exam

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
           1. Vocab Test 32-34
           2. Finish Naturalism lecture and discussion of Open Boat
           3. Due date for Huck essay extended to Monday

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Vocab Test 32-34
         2. Discuss Ch 2 quotes on Gatsby


THURSDAY, 6/9/11

     WORLD LIT:
         1. Turn in books, turn in journals, and check out.

     A.P. AMERICAN LIT
           1. Modernism lecture and discussion of Cory, Cheever, and In Another Country.

     AMERICAN LIT:
         1. Review DOL#8
         2. Finish discussing Ch 2 quotes for Gatsby.
            3. Groups: Ch 3 quotes: ask person from grouop which quotes to do.


FRIDAY, 6/10/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Discuss final
            2. Discuss Ch 1 of Gatsby.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Discuss Ch 3 of Gatsby.


MONDAY, 6/13/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Turn in Huck essays
            2. Turn in Huck Finn and Fixer books.
            3. Discuss Ch 2-4 of Gatsby.

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Journal #40: Is Gatsby’s death tragic orf not? Explain.
          2. Discuss Ch 2-5.
          3. Journal due Tuesday along with all make-up work.


TUESDAY, 6/14/11

      A.P. AMERICAN LIT:
            1. Turn in journals
            2. Discuss end of Gatsby
            3. Be studying for final

      AMERICAN LIT:
          1. Turn in journals
          2. Finish discussing Gatsby
          3. Turn in Gatsby logs.
          4. Be studying for final.

				
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