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                                                                First Quarter
                                                     Fall- 2010 Calendar
                                                                    Shires
                                                           Rhetoric Day- (Unit One)
                                                          Textbook Day – (Unit Two)
                                                            CPR Day- (Unit Three)
                                                            Essay Day- (Unit Four)
                                                      Outside Reading Day – (Unit Five)
This week’s homework                                  C          L          A        S            S           W           O          R          K           .
     .     .
September 19 to 26th Homework:           September 20/21                         September 22 (BTS)/ 23                               September 24/25
***CPReader- Unit 1 (Tone) - Assmt.#     Unit 2- Textbook Day                    Day 9= Unit 3-CPReader Day
                                                                                                                               Day 10 –Unit 4- Essay Day
6-7(Completed before September 25 )      Bring to class Textbook – The           Bring CPReader to Class
***CPReader Test- Unit 1- (Tone)                                                                                                (In library… bring headphones for
                                         Informed Argument                       ***CPReader- Review Unit #1
Sept. 22/23                                                                                                                    audio)
                                                    Team Presentations cover     ***CPReader Test- Unit 1 (Tone)
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-                                                                                           Period 5- main room
                                         pages 24 to 72                          ***CPReader- Start Unit 2 (Analysis
   a.   read pages 72-96                 20 minutes team prep- summarize 6                                                     Period 6- Computer Lab room
                                                                                 Paragraph) Intro (highlight) and
   b. take 2 pages of notes              page assigned section, create a class                                                 We will be using the APCD program,
                                                                                 complete Assignments 1 to 3 in class.         peer editing, and revising a final draft
   c.   complete by end of week          discussion question, and compose 10
                                                                                 Homework: Complete CPReader- Unit             during this time. Final draft of essay
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read Book 1     MC test questions, with 4 possible
by September 28 /29, complete 4 pages                                            2 (Analysis Paragraph) Assignments 1-         due at beginning of next class period.
                                         answers and an answer key. Due at
                                                                                 3 by October 6
of Rhetorical Journal by Sept. 28/29     end of period or beginning of next                                                    Paper copy to Ms. Shires, submit file
 ***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The      class.                                                                                of final draft to turnitin.com
 Informed Argument,” on November 2       Team Presentations
      and 3. Test from Textbook          Reminder: Midterm on Textbook,
             Presentations.              pages 1 to 210 on November 4 and 5.
                                         Back to School Night- Sept. 24




September 27th to October 4th                                                            September 28/29                               September 30 / Oct. 1st
Homework:                                                                        Day 11= Unit 5- Outside Reading Day           Day 12= Unit1- Rhetoric Day
***CPReader- Unit 2 - Assmt.#1-3                                                 ***Review Aristotle’s Rhetoric Book I (One)   * Rhetorical Terms Test
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-                                             ---Close Reading of important quotes
   d. read pages 96-120                                                           From each team. (Teacher checks that         *M/C AP Partner Activity
   e.   take 2 pages of notes                                                    Journals have been completed)
       complete by end of week.                                                  Rhetorical Journals- 4 pages per book, 12     *Rhetorical Terms Presentation
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read Book 1                                             pages total for all of Aristotle’s Rhetoric
by September 28/29, complete 4 pages                                             checked at end of quarter.
of Rhetorical Journal by Sept. 28/29                                             ***Teams create 5 Socratic Seminar
                                                                                 Questions for today’s Seminar. Turn in to
 ***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The
                                                                                 teacher at beginning of period. Must be
  Informed Argument,” on November                                                thematic, discussion oriented set of
2/3 . Test from Textbook Presentations                                           questions.
                                                                                 ***teams create 10 MC test questions from
                                                                                 assigned section of reading. Due at end of
                                                                                 class or by the beginning of next period
                                                                                 ***Socratic Seminar (last half of class)
                                                                                 Homework: Read Aristotle’s Rhetoric Book
                                                                                 II, Complete 4 pages of Rhetorical Journals




                                                                                 by October 15.
October 4th to 10th Homework.:                                                              October 6 (LS) / 7                  October 8 / 11th
Week Six-                                         October 4/5 (LS)                                                              Day 15=
                                                                                     Day 14=
Homework:                                                                                                                       Unit 4- Essay Day
                                            Day 13                                   Unit Three- Reader Day
***Reader- Unit 2 - Assmt.# 4-5 .                                                                                                (In library… bring headphones for
Complete after Reader Day on Oct.           Unit 2- Text Day                         ***Work on CPReader- Unit 2-
                                                                                                                                audio)
6/7. Finish whatever is leftover from       Textbook – The Informed Argument         Analysis Paragraph- Up to Assignment
Oct. 6/7 class as homework )                Team Presentations- pages 72 to 120      5
                                                                                                                                  We will be using the APCD program,
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-                                                 Homework: CPReader- Finish up to
                                                                                                                                peer editing, and revising a final draft
   f.   read pages 120-144                                                           Unit 2- Analysis Paragraph-
                                                                                                                                during this time. Final draft of essay
   g. take 2 pages of notes                                                          Assignment #5
                                                                                                                                due at beginning of next class period.
   n. complete by end of week
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read Book II                                                                                            Paper copy to Ms. Shires, submit file
by October 12/13, complete 4 pages of                                                                                                of final draft to turnitin.com
Rhetorical Journal by Oct. 12/13.
***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The
Informed Argument,” on Novermber
2/3. Test from Textbook Presentations



October 11th to 17th Homework:
Week Seven-
                                                   October 12/13th                   October 14th and 15th             (Color

                                            Day 16=                                                     Day)
 Homework
                                            Unit 5- Outside Reading Day
***CPReader- Unit 2 - Assmt.#6-7,                                                    Day 17=
                                            ***Review Aristotle’s Rhetoric Book
10 Highlight pages 26 to 28                                                          Unit 1- rhetoric vocabulary Day
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-        II (Two)
   h. read pages 144-168                    Close Reading of important quotes        *   *Rhetorical   Terms Test
   i.   take 2 pages of notes                 From each team. (Teacher checks        *M/C AP Partner Activity
   j.   complete by end of week             that Journals have been completed)       *Literary Terms Presentation
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read Book II       Rhetorical Journals- 4 pages per book,
by October 12/13, complete 4 pages of       12 pages total for all of Aristotle’s
Rhetorical Journal by Oct. 15.              Rhetoric.
***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The          ***Socratic Seminar (last half of
Informed Argument,” on Novermber            class)
2/3. Test from Textbook Presentations       Homework: Read Aristotle’s Rhetoric
                                            Book III, Complete 4 pages of
                                            Rhetorical Journals by October
                                            27/28.


October 18th to 24th Homework:
Week Eight
                                                                                     October 19th and 20th                           October 21 and 22
                                                                                     Day 18=                                    Day 19- Unit 3- Reader Day
Homework
                                                                                                                                ***CPReader Test- Unit 2- The
***CPReader- Unit 3 (Multiple Choice                                                 Unit 2- Text Day
Exam Activities) - Assmt.#1-2 Highlight                                                                                         Analysis Paragraph
                                                                                      Textbook – The Informed Argument
Intro. Pages. Start in class, finish as                                                                                              ***Classwork: Start Unit 3,
                                                                                                Team Presentations pages
homework                                                                                                                         Assignments 1 and 2, finish leftover
***CPReader Test- October 21/22 on Unit 2                                            120 to 168.
                                                                                                                                     assignments by October 25.
(Analysis Paragraph)
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-
   k.     read pages 168-192
   l.     take 2 pages of notes
   m.     complete by end of week
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read Aristotle’s
Rhetoric Book III, Complete 4 pgs of
Rhetorical Journals by October 27/28
***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The
Informed Argument,” on Novermber 2
and 3. Test from Textbook
Presentations
October 25th to October 31
Homework:
                                             October 25th and 26th                      October 27th and 28th                  October 29 / November 1
                                          Day 20= Unit 4-Essay Day                   Day 21= Unit 5 – Outside Reading Day     Day 22=
Week Nine
                                          (In library… bring headphones for          ***Review Aristotle’s Rhetoric Book      Unit 1- Rhetoric Day
Homework:
***CPReader-                              audio)                                     III (Three)                               *
                                                                                                                              * Literary Terms Test
---Unit 3 (Multiple Choice Exam) -          We will be using the APCD program,       Close Reading of important quotes
                                          peer editing, and revising a final draft   From each team. (Teacher checks
Assmt.# 3                                                                                                                     *M/C AP Partner Activity
---Unit 4-( Tone Writing)                  during this time. Final draft of essay    that Journals have been completed)
Intro and Assignment 1 (Group              due at beginning of next class period.    Rhetorical Journals- 4 pages per book,   *Literary Terms Presentation
Practice Assignment that is                Paper copy to Ms. Shires, submit file     12 pages total for all of Aristotle’s
Homework can be copied by hand                  of final draft to turnitin.com       Rhetoric.
from rest of team)                                                                   ***Socratic Seminar (last half of
(finish during the week )                                                            class)
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-                                                 Homework: Read Thoreau’s Walden
   n. read pages 192- 210                                                            and Emerson’s Essays, Complete 4
   o. take 2 pages of notes                                                          pages of Analytical Journals by
                                                                                                                                   November 2nd and 3rd
   p. complete by end of week                                                        November 14                              Day 23= Unit 2-
***Aristotle’s Rhetoric- Read                                                        ***complete permission forms for         Unit 2- Text Day
Aristotle’s Rhetoric Book III,                                                                                                Textbook – The Informed Argument
                                                                                     Nature Walk on November 12 and 15..
Complete 4 pages of Rhetorical                                                                                                         Team Presentations
Journals by October 27/28                                                                                                     Review in teams
***Midterm Tests on Textbook, “The                                                                                            Midterm test on Textbook pages 1 to
Informed Argument,” on Novermber 2                                                                                            210
and 3. Student composed test from
Textbook Presentations
Homework for November 1st to 7th:
***CPReader- Unit 4 (Tone Writing) -
Assmt.#2-4(Week of Nov. 1 - Nov. 7 )
***The Informed Argument (textbook)-
---read pages 210-232---take 2 pages of
notes--- complete by end of week

				
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