English II
___________Monday, 2/19 - Friday, 2/23___________________
M 2/19 NO SCHOOL - Presidents Day
T 2/20 Quick Write: Using complete sentences, write a paragraph explaining
the following quote:
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today." -James Dean Read: JC Act III/Scene 1
W 2/21 NO SCHOOL - Ice/Snow Day
Th 2/22 NO SCHOOL - Ice/Snow Day
F 2/23 Catch Up Day - opportunity to work on any missing assignment.
Part 1 of Nonfiction Journal Assignment DUE TODAY!!!!

___________Monday 2/12 - Friday, 2/16____________________
M 2/12 My College Options Survey
Sustained Reading
Catch up - missing work
T 2/13 Sustained Read
Work on Part 1 of Journal Reading Assignment Due Thursday, 2/22
W 2/14 Weekly Article:
Work on Part 1 of Journal Reading Assignment
Th 2/15 Sustained Reading
Read: Julius Caesar Act 3/Scene 1
F 2/16 NO SCHOOL - Teacher PD Day

___________Monday, 2/5 - Friday, 2/9___________________
M 2/5 Library Day! Students MUST check out a NONFICTION book - 200 
pages.  
Sustained reading
Read Julius Caesar Act 2/Scene 1
T 2/6 Sustained Reading
Finish reading JC Act 2/Scene 1
Complete study guide for Act 2/ Scene 1
W 2/7 Weekly Article/Video: Ted Talk - Body Language with worksheet.
https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are
Th 2/8 Sustained Reading of choice read nonfiction book
Read Julius Caesar Act 2/Scenes 2-4
F 2/9 Sustained Reading
Daily Edit Practice: The Super Bowl
Complete JC study guide worksheet: Act 2/Scenes 2-4
Nonfiction Reading Journal Assignment given (handout page).
2 parts:
Part 1 DUE - Thursday, February 22
Part 2 DUE -  Thursday, March 8

Note: Extra credit +20 points if Part 2 turned in by March 2. 


__________Monday, 1/29 - Friday, 2/2___________________
M 1/29 Sustained reading: Choice Read
Daily Edit Practice: Paul Revere's Ride
Read Julius Caesar
T 1/30 Finish Twitter Project
W 31 Weekly Article with Quiz: AI vs. Human Comprehension 
Twitter Project Due
Th 2/1 Present Twitter
Read Julius Caesar 
F 2/2 Present Twitter

___________Monday, 1/22-Friday, 1/26__________________
M 1/22 Library Day - renew or check out books
Character parts for Julius Caesar assigned
Quick Write: Loyalty to country, family and friends.
Choice Read Twitter Activity
T 1/23 Sustained Reading
Work on Twitter Project - DUE DATE: Wednesday, January 31
W 1/24 Sustained Choice Read Read Julius Caesar Act 1, Scene 1
Th 1/25 Julius Caesar Background Quiz
F 1/26 In class work time for Choice Read Twitter Project

___________Monday, 1/15-Friday, 1/19___________________
M 1/15 NO SCHOOL - MLK Day
T 1/16 Daily Edit Practice: Elvis (for a grade)
Introduction to Julius Caesar powerpoint with guided notes worksheet
W 1/17 Review: Possessive Nouns & Apostrophe (') or Apostrophe "S" ('s)
Weekly Article or Video: Ted Talk-"The Danger of the Single Story"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Ihs241zeg and corresponding short answer worksheet (on English II handouts
page in Weekly Article/Video folder)
Th 1/18 Sustained Reading
Drama Terms worksheet (on English II handouts page-in Julius
Caesar folder)
F 1/19 Sustained Reading Choice Read Twitter Activity

___________Monday, 1/8-Friday, 1/12____________________
M 1/8 Sustained Reading
Daily Edit Practice: Joan of Arc (1/2 sheet handout, for a grade)
Review of Pathos, Logos and Ethos worksheet
T 1/9 Quick Write: applying persuasive strategies.  Think of a time someone
persuaded you to do something you didn't want to do or you 
persuaded someone to do something they didn't want to do and 
identify the strategy you used (Pathos, Logos, Ethos). Be specific in 
your description of the situation, what was said or done to sway them
or you to change your mind.
Shakespeare: discussed what we know about Shakespeare, identified
coined phrases that are still said today.  
W 1/10 Rebus (word puzzle) activity just for fun.
Ted youth film about persuasive arguments. Click the link to watch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vz-hlV8o3y8
Th 1/11 Sustained Reading
2 Column Notes worksheet All about Shakespeare. Notes taken from
Literature book p 1082-1083.
F 1/12 Choice Read Test over current book. 
Finish 2 Column Notes on Shakespeare
Sustained Reading

___________Wednesday, 1/3 - Friday, 1/5__________________
W 1/3 Quick Write: Reflection of 1st Semester (Did semester go the way
you wanted? What habits will you keep and/or change? What areas
did you do well and what areas will work harder? Do you have new
goals for 2nd semester?)
Th 1/4 Daily Edit Practice - The Flying Boat Airplane
Video: Pathos, Ethos, Logos https://youtu.be/FeCz5fy02JE Persuasive Strategies handout: Reviewed other fallacy techniques
F 1/5 Sustained reading: Choice Read book
Rhetorical Strategies worksheet activity (Ads)

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1st Semester:
_____________Monday, 12/11 - Friday, 12/15_________________
M 12/11 Final Review and Catch Up
T 12/12 Final Review and Catch Up
W 12/13 Final Review and Catch Up
Th 12/14 Finals: 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th
F 12/15 Finals: 2nd, 4th, 6th, Make-up

____________Monday, 12/4 - Friday, 12/8________________
M 12/4
T 12/5
W 12/6
Th 12/7
F 12/8

____________Monday, 11/27 - Friday, 12/1________________
M 11/27
T 11/28
W 11/29
Th 11/30
F 12/1

___________Monday, 11/20 - Friday, 11/24________________
 
                        T H A N K S G I V I N G    B R E A K 
Wishing each of you a safe, happy Thanksgiving break! 

____________Monday, 9/11 - Friday, 9/15_______________ 
M 9/11 DGP #3
Assigned Choice Read Book Talks for Wednesday, 9/13
Present Tone Posters
p186 quick write and wheel definition of evil
T 9/12 DGP #3
Present Tone Posters
Read "The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson
W 9/13 DGP#3
Book Talks
Th 9/14 Discussion questions: "The Possibility of Evil"
F 9/15 Quiz: Literary Element Terms

____________Monday 9/4 - Friday, 9/8_____________
M 9/4 NO SCHOOL - Enjoy your time off
T 9/5 August Reading Log DUE
Library visit to check out or recheck books
DGP-week 2: Parts of Speech
Finish TONE Posters (if time permits)
W 9/6 DGP - #2
Finish Tone poster
Introduce: "The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson p188 literature
  book
Th 9/7   PICTURE DAY DGP - #2
F 9/8 DGP - #2
Review "Feast" Fiction Literary Terms  + more (quiz Friday, 9/15) Read "The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson

_____________Monday 8/28 - Friday 9/1 ________________
M 8/28 DGP (Daily Grammar Practice) Week 1, Monday - Parts of Speeh Short Story: "The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant" by W.D.
  Wetherell class literature book p27
T 8/29 DGP - Week 1, Tuesday -Sentence Parts and Phrases
Continue reading: "The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant" by W.D.
  Wetherell class literature book p27
Answer in complete sentences, Close Read questions 1-6.
W 8/30 DGP - Sentence parts, clauses, sentence type and purpose.
Finish reading "The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant" by W.D.
  Wetherell class literature book p27
Answer in complete sentences Close Read questions 7-13.
Th 8/31 Finish Close Read questions and do a Character development formal write - 2 paragraphs - one paragraph for each of our two characters in "The Bass, The River and Sheila Mant" by W.D.   Wetherell. The paragraphs should define the type of character and how their character developed through out the story.
F 9/1    Choice Read Assignment: On an index card write the Title, Author, and Exposition (setting, characters, and first conflict). Tone Posters: Working with a partner create a tone poster 
on 1/2 sheet of poster board. Full directions are in the handouts
  section. Poster is DUE: Thursday, September 7.
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____________Monday 8/21 - Friday, 8/25_____________
M 8/21 Library visit - check out fiction book; begin reading HW log
T 8/22 DGP: Parts of Speech Week1/Day 1
W  8/23 Watched the short film, "Feast": whole class discussion of the
  storyline/plot 
6th hour ONLY - reviewed Student Handbook; Student Handbook
  signature page DUE: Monday August 28.

Th 8/24 Signed Syllabus DUE
Started the Fiction Literary Term worksheet for "Feast"
Student Interviews for Oral Introduction: students interviewed a
  classmate and organized the information for a 15-30 second oral
  presentation/introduction to the class.
F 8/25 Oral Interview presentations
Finished "Feast" worksheet

_____________Wednesday, 8/16 - Friday, 8/18_______________
W 8/16  Get To Know You Activities/About You worksheet (WS)
Th 8/17 Quick Write: Expectations/Fears or Anxieties of 10th grade WS 
Went over the Syllabus, class rules and procedures. Signed Syllabus   due Thursday, August 24.
F 8/18 Kahoot quiz: syllabus review