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English 10CP Final Exam Review:

See the calendar below for specific exam dates.


Unit 5 - Lord of the Flies and End-of-Year Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. READING QUIZZES MAY BE GIVEN AT ANY TIME!!!
All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
18-A
19-B
20-C
21-A
22-A
-Sign-out books
-Preview LOTF vocabulary
-Answer LOTF pre-reading discussion questions

HW: Finish ↑. Work on essay; due Thursday, 4/21! USE THE OUTLINE & WRITING GUIDE!!!!
-LOTF pre-reading discussion
-LOTF pre-reading notes
-Work on essay and/or Ch. 1.


HW: Read Ch. 1 (p. 7-31) and complete CRQs. Work on essay; due Thursday, 4/21! USE THE OUTLINE &
WRITING GUIDE!!!!
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-Essay due!
-Discuss Ch. 1.
-Begin Ch. 2.

HW: Read Ch. 2 (p. 32-47) and complete
CRQs.
-Discuss Ch. 2.
-Begin Ch. 3-4


HW: Read Ch. 3- 4 (p. 48-75) and complete
CRQs.
25-B
26-C
27-A
28-A
29-B
-CHAPTER 1-4 READING QUIZ!
-Discuss Ch.3- 4.
-Discuss and begin symbol journal.
-Begin Ch. 5-6 and CRQs.

HW: Read Ch. 5-6 (76-108) and complete CRQs.
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-Discuss Ch. 5-6.


HW: Read Ch. 7-8 (109-144) and complete
CRQs; work on symbol journal.
-Discuss Ch. 7-8.


HW: Read Ch. 9 (p. 145-154) and complete CRQs.
-Discuss Ch. 9.
-Complete LOTF Religious Allegory Analysis.
-Work on symbol journal.

HW: Read Ch. 10-11 (p. 155-182) and complete CRQs.
May 2-C
3-A
4-A
5-B
6-C
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-Discuss Ch. 10-11.
-Complete LOTF Psychological Allegory Analysis.


HW: Read Ch. 12 (183-202) and complete
CRQs.
-Discuss Ch. 12.


HW: Finish Symbol Journal.

-Symbol journal due!
-Complete overall analysis.


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9-A
10-A
11-B
12-C
13
-LOTF film

HW: Study for LOTF vocabulary and allegory quiz!

-LOTF film
HW: Study for LOTF vocabulary and allegory quiz!
-Vocab and allegory quiz
-POV practiceGRADED ASSESSMENT NEXT CLASS!


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No School
Teacher In-Service
16-A
17-A
18-A
19-A
20-A
-Algebra Keystone
-POV assessment



-Algebra Keystone
-I & C practice

GRADED ASSESSMENT NEXT CLASS!
-Bio Keystone
-I & C assessment

-Bio Keystone
-Introduce and begin LOTF comic project

-Literature Keystone
-Work on comic
23-A
24-A
25-B
26-C
27-B
-Literature Keystone
-Work on comic


-Work on comic

-Work on comic
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-Final exam review
30
31-C
JUNE 1-A
2-A
3-A
No School
Memorial Day


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-LOTF comic due!-Final exam review
-Final exam review
-Final exam review
6-B
7-C
8-B
9-C
10-A
Final exams
Periods 1 and 5
Final exams
Periods 2 and 6
Final exams
Periods 3 and 7
Final exams
Periods 4 and 8
No School


UNIT 5 LORD OF THE FLIES MATERIALS:





















NOTE RE: UNIT 4- While we are reading Julius Caesar and Antigone, you have three options for accessing the texts in order to complete your work at home. You may...
  • Use the Pearson E-text App on your iPad to access the digital version of your textbook.
  • Sign-out and borrow a copy of the textbook from Ms. H.
  • Access the text using this document (the page numbers do NOT match your CRQs or the calendar below, but the section titles, line numbers, and the text are the same):

Unit 4 - Antigone Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. ALL QUIZZES ARE POSTED ON THE CALENDAR!!! All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
28
29-A
30-A
31-B
April 1-C
NO SCHOOL
-JC Vocabulary Test
-Complete Antigone vocab packet.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Greek drama and Antigone background info
-Antigone pre-reading questions; discuss
-Read and discuss “Myth of Oedipus” summary
-Select roles
-Read Antigone: Prologue through Scene 1 (p. 687-696).
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
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4-A
5-A
6-B
7-C
8-A END OF Q3
-Read Antigone: Ode 1, Scene 2, and Ode 2 (pg. 696-703)
-Answer CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑. Quiz next class!
-Antigone: Scene 1 – Ode 2 quiz!
-Read Scene 3 through Ode 3 (p. 706-711).
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
-SAT presentation
- Antigone: Scene 4, Ode 4, Scene 5 (p. 711-718).
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
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-Read Antigone: Paean and Exodus (p. 719-724).
-Answer CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑. Quiz next class!
Overall analysis responses due Tuesday!
11-A
12-A
13-B
14-C
15-A
-Antigone: Scene 3 – Exodus quiz!
-Complete Antigone overall analysis.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Discuss Antigone overall analysis.
-Unit 4 essay guidelines

HW: Study for Antigone constructed response quiz!
Work on essay!
-Antigone: Constructed Response quiz!
-Work on essay

HW: Study for Antigone family tree and vocab quiz! Work on essay!
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-Antigone: Family Tree and Vocabulary quiz!
-Work on essay

HW: Work on essay; due Thursday, 4/21! USE THE WRITING GUIDE!!!!
Unit 4 Antigone Materials:













Unit 4 - Julius Caesar Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. READING QUIZZES MAY BE GIVEN AT ANYTIME!!!
All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
February 8-A
9-A
10-B
11-C
12-A
-I & C assessment
-Unit 4 CR notes
-Elements of drama notes
-Irony and ambiguity notes and practice
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-Shakespeare & Hip-Hop TED video and questions

HW: Finish ↑.
15
16-A
17-B
18-C
19-A
NO SCHOOL
President’s Day
-Shakespeare & Hip-Hop work sheet due.
-Complete JC pre-reading discussion questions.
-JC pre-reading discussion
-Preview Act I and II vocabulary words.
-Choose roles for Act I.
-Julius Caesar webquest activity

HW: Finish ↑.
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-Read JC Act I, Scene i
-Answer Act I CRQs 1-9


HW: Finish ↑.
22-A
23-B
24-C
25-A
26-A
-Read JC Act I, Scene ii
-Answer Act I CRQs 10-17


HW: Finish ↑.
-Read JC Act I, Scene iii
-Answer all remaining CRQs for Act I
-Complete Act I fill-in-the-blank summary
-Begin JC character chart

HW: Finish ↑.
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-Read JC Act II, Scene i.
-Answer Act II CRQs 1-6.


HW: Finish ↑.
-Read JC Act II, Scene ii-i .
-Answer remaining Act II CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑.
Feb. 29-B
March 1-C
2-A
3-A
4-B
-Complete Act II fill-in-the-blank summary.
-Add to JC character chart
-Preview Act III-V vocabulary words and write sentences.

HW: Finish ↑.
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-Begin Act III, Scene i.
-"Julius Caesar: Hero or Villain?" activity


HW: Finish ↑ (due Tuesday, 3/8)
-Finish Act III, Scene i
-Answer all Act III, Scene i CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑.
7-C
8-A
9-A
10-B
11-C
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-"Julius Caesar: Hero or Villain?" activity due!
-Begin Act III, Scene ii.
-Finish Act III, Scenes ii-iii.
-Answer all Act III CRQs.
-Complete Act III fill-in summary
HW: Finish ↑.
-CDTs: BRING YOUR IPAD FULLY CHARGED!
-Work on Act IV.
HW: READ ALL OF ACT IV (621-636) and answer ALL CRQs for MONDAY.
-CDTs: BRING YOUR IPAD FULLY CHARGED!
-Work on Act IV.
HW: READ ALL OF ACT IV (621-636) and answer ALL CRQs for MONDAY.
14-A
15-A
16-B
17-C
18
-Act IV quiz!
-Complete Act IV fill-in-the-blank summary.
-Choose roles for Act V.
-Begin Act V.
-Answer CRQs.
-Finish Act V.
-Answer all Act V CRQs.
-Complete Act V fill-in summary
-Complete JC overall review.
HW: Finish ALL Act V assignments AND overall review.
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NO SCHOOL
In-Service


21-A
22-A
23-B
24-C
25
-Discuss overall review.

HW: Study for JC exam.
-Discuss overall review.


HW: Study for JC exam.
-JC exam
-Study for JC vocab test.
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NO SCHOOL
28
29-A
30-A
31-B
April 1-C
NO SCHOOL
-JC Vocabulary Test
-Complete Antigone vocab packet
HW: Finish ↑.
-Begin Antigone



Unit 4 Julius Caesar Materials:

















Hip-Hop & Shakespeare Ted Talk (Video)








English 10 Midterm Exams:
Friday, 1/22 - Period 5 (1:02-2:30)
Wednesday, 1/27 - Period 6 (1:02-2:30)
Thursday, 1/28 - Period 7
Monday, 2/1 - Periods 4 & 8


Also, don't forget that Monday, 2/1, is also the end of the second marking period; check PowerSchool to see if you have any missing work from absences or missing test/quizzes. If so, get them done and turned in ASAP!

Unit 3 - The House on Mango Street Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. READING QUIZZES MAY BE GIVEN AT ANYTIME!!! All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
Jan. 4-A
5-A
6-A
7-A
8-A
-THOMS background notes and intro


HW: Finish ↑.
-Discuss HW.
-Read and discuss p. 3-16.
-Complete CRA worksheet.

HW: Finish ↑.
-P. 3-16 worksheet due.
Read and discuss p. 17-38.


HW: Close read p. 39-52.
-Complete CRA worksheet.
-Quiz on pg. 39-52; discuss.
-Close read THOMS pg. 53-75.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Complete CRA worksheet.
-Quiz on p. 53-75; discuss.
-Pg. 53-75 worksheet due.
-Begin vignette writing assignment.


HW: Close read pg. 76-93.
-Complete CRA worksheet.
11-A
12-A
13-A
14-B
15-C
-Complete pg. 76-93 "do now" activity.
-Close read THOMS pg. 94-110.
-Complete CRA worksheet.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Complete overall analysis.
-Work on vignette.


HW: Finish overall analysis worksheet.
-Work on vignette.
-Discuss overall analysis worksheet.
-Work on vignette.


HW: Finish vignette!
-Vignette due!
-Discuss midterm exam and begin review.
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18
19-B
20-C
21-A
22-B
NO SCHOOL
MLK Holiday
-Midterm review
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-Midterm review
MIDTERM - Period 5
25-C
26-B
27-C
28-A
29
MIDTERM - Period 6
MIDTERM - Period 7
MIDTERM - Period 4 & 8
-Unit 4 intro
-Close reading workshop
NO SCHOOL
Teacher In-Service
THOMS Materials:









Unit 3 - Poetry Devices Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
30
Dec. 1-A
2-A
3-B
4
NO SCHOOL
-Inferences and Conclusions pretest
-POV pretest
-Unit 3 Intro & close reading workshop
NO SCHOOL
Teacher In-Service
7-C
8-A
9-A
10-B
11-C
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-Finish workshop
-Close read and annotate “Making a Fist”
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Close read and annotate “My City”
-Answer CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑.
-Figurative language and sound device word sort
-Close read and annotate “The Fish” and “The Guitar”
-Answer CRQs.
-Poem writing assignment

HW: Work on poem assignment.
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14-A
15-A
16-B
17-C
18-A
-Discuss "The Guitar" and "The Fish."
-Work on poem writing assignment.

HW: Finish poem assignment.
-Poem due!
-Close read and annotate“Metaphor” and "Pride."
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
-FL & SD practice
-Close read and annotate “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night.”
-Answer CRQs.
-Poetry EC activity.
HW: Finish ↑.
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-Close read and annotate “Sonnet 18.”
-Answer CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
21-A
22-A
23
24
25
-Discuss "Sonnet 18."
-Study for poetry quiz.

HW: STUDY!!
-Poetry term quiz!
EARLY DISMISSAL
@ 12:30
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
Poetry Materials:



















Unit 2 - Author's Voice & Nonfiction Calendar
Use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for major assessments. All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.**
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
November 2-B
3
4-C
5-A
6-A
-Unit 1 exam review
-End of MP business
NO SCHOOL
Teacher In-Service
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-Unit 1 exam
-Unit 2 academic vocabulary review (p. 1-2 of Unit 2 packet)
-CR: Nonfiction notes (p. 3)
9-A
10-A
11-B
12-C
13-A
-CR: Nonfiction workshop (p. 4-7 of Unit 2 packet)
-Finish workshop
-Close read and annotate “Everest.”
-Nonfiction elements notes
-Continue close reading and annotating “Everest."
-Complete CRQs.


HW: Finish ↑.
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-"Everest" assignments due.
-Close read and annotate “Keep Memory Alive.”
-Complete CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
16-A
17-B
18-C
19-A
20-A
-"Keep Memory Alive" assignments due.
-Close read and annotate “How to Look at Nothing.”
-Complete CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Discuss “How to Look at Nothing” & CRQs.
-Close read and annotate “How to React to Familiar Faces.”
-Complete CRQs.

HW: Finish ↑.
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-Discuss “How to React to Familiar faces.”
-Discuss unit 2 exam.
-Review for unit 2 exam.

HW: STUDY.
23-B
24-C
25
26
27
-Unit 2 exam
-Discuss SLO pretests.
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NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
NO SCHOOL
30
December 1-A
2-A
3-B
4
NO SCHOOL
-Inferences and Conclusions pretest
-POV pretest
-Begin unit 3 (poetry)
NO SCHOOL
Teacher In-Service
Unit 2 Materials:













Monday, 11/2 - B & Wednesday, 11/4 - C
-Review for Unit 1 Exam
HOMEWORK:
-Study for Thursday's unit 1 exam; remember, this is the last and most significant performance assessment of the marking period! Prepare to do your very best work!



A Separate Peace Calendar:
NOTE: Since much of the reading for the second half of Unit 1 will be completed independently outside of class, use the calendar below to keep up with your work and be prepared for all quizzes and other major assessments. All class materials for the unit are attached below the calendar, with the most recent items listed first.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
5-C
6-A
7-A
8-B
9-C
-Discuss “Do Now”
-Complete and discuss ASP context notes.
-Close read Ch. 1 of ASP.
-Begin close reading questions.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Close read/annotate passage from Ch. 1; discuss.
-Questions RE: Ch. 1?
-Begin close reading and analysis of Ch. 2.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Close read/annotate passage from Ch. 2; discuss.
-Questions RE: Ch. 2?
-Begin close reading and analysis of Ch. 3.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Ch. 1-3 quiz
-Begin close reading and analysis of Ch. 4-6.


HW: Finish ↑.
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12
13-A
14-A
15-B
16-C
NO SCHOOL
Teacher In-Service
-Ch. 4-6 quiz
-Begin close reading and analysis for Ch. 7-8

HW: Finish ↑ for Thursday/Friday; study vocab for tomorrow’s quiz!
-Ch. 1-6 vocabulary quiz
-Read and answer CRQs for Ch. 7-8.

HW: Finish ↑ for Thursday/Friday.
-Preview Ch. 7-13 vocabulary words.
-Complete vocab packet.
-Close read and analyze Ch. 9-11.

HW: Finish ↑.
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19-A
20-A
21-B
22-C
23-A
-Ch. 7-13 vocab packet due.
-Ch. 9-11 quiz
-Close read and analyze Ch. 12-13.

HW: Finish ↑.
-Ch. 12-13 quiz
-ASP theme review
-Discuss ELA writing model document (attached above).
-Discuss ASP theme essay assignment.
HW: Choose a theme for your essay!
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-Work on ASP essay (thesis and support).


HW: Study for Ch. 7-13 vocabulary quiz!
26-A
27-B
28-C
29-A
30-A
-Ch. 7-13 vocabulary quiz
-Work on ASP essay (intro).
-Work on ASP essay (body paragraphs and conclusion).
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-Work on ASP essay (proof-reading, editing, and formatting)
-FINISH ASP essay; due by the end of class.
A Separate Peace Materials:
















Friday, 10/2 - B
Do Now: Take out your new vocabulary words; choose FIVE and include them in a paragraph about life as a teenager. :)
-Turn-in vocabulary packet.
-Complete and discuss A Separate Peace context notes.
-Close read chapter 1.
-Complete chapter 1 close reading questions.
HOMEWORK:
-Finish chapter 1 and close reading questions.

-Thursday, 10/1 - A
Do Now: Read the instructions on the pre-reading survey you were given as you arrived; then complete the activity at your seat.
-Questions RE: the short fiction review chart?
-Discuss and complete the vocabulary packet for Chapters 1-6 of A Separate Peace.
HOMEWORK:
-Finish vocabulary packet.

Wednesday, 9/30 - A
Do Now: Complete the short fiction ranking activity you were given when you arrived.
-Turn in "Conductorette" CRQs.
-Complete short fiction review chart.
-Vote for homecoming king and queen.
HOMEWORK:
-Finish review chart.



Monday, 9/28 - B & Tuesday, 9/29 - C
Do Now: Write one paragraph about your dream profession and why that career appeals to you.
-Close read and annotate "Occupation: Conductorette."
-Answer close reading questions.
-Watch Angelou interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLV0IeLaKrg


Friday, 9/25 - A - PICTURE DAY
Do Now: Identify an internal and external conflict in “COTDMP.” Then, predict how you think these conflicts will be resolved. Write one paragraph total.
-Continue reading and annotating "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket."
-Begin close reading questions.
-Go to auditorium for pictures.
HOMEWORK:
-Finish any of today's classwork not completed during class.


Thursday, 9/24 - A
Do Now: What is your most prized possession? What lengths would you go to in order to protect that object? Write one paragraph.
-Turn in "Civil Peace" questions.
-Read and annotate "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket."


Tuesday, 9/22 - B & Wednesday, 9/23 - C
Do Now: Take out yesterday's theme notes. On the back, complete theme statements for the three stories we've read. If your class completed this yesterday, double-check your work to make sure you followed all the theme rules!
-Read "Civil Peace."
-Annotate story and complete close reading questions.
HOMEWORK:
Finish close reading questions.



Monday, 9/21 - A
Do Now: Write three sentences explaining everything you've been taught about THEME.
-Theme notes
-Theme practice
(Also, those still needing to complete the CDT will do so today; you may copy the notes from a classmate or the PowerPoint attached below.)



Friday, 9/18 - A
-Finish CDT testing.

Wednesday, 9/16 - B & Thursday, 9/17 - C
-Do Now: Turn on your iPad and close/clear all open apps in preparation for the CDT.
-CDT training
-CDT assessment

Tuesday, 9/15 - A
Do Now: What would you wish for if you were granted one wish? What negative consequences might result from that wish? Write a paragraph.
-HW checklist.
-Turn in HW; discuss.
-CDT prep.
HOMEWORK:
You MUST bring your iPad and charger to class Wednesday/Thursday to complete the CDT assessment!

Monday, 9/14 - A
Do Now: What reactions and/or questions do you have about the "The Monkey's Paw"? Write 3-5 sentences in response.
-Complete close reading questions for "The Monkey's Paw."
HOMEWORK:
-Finish close reading questions.


Thursday, 9/10 - B & Friday, 9/11 - C
Do Now: Find your homework AND your unit 1 intro packet, and prepare to complete the basic literary elements notes on pg. 8-11.
-Turn-in HW.
-Complete and discuss the basic literary elements notes.
-Begin close reading and annotations of "The Monkey's Paw."
HOMEWORK:
-Finish close reading and annotating "The Monkey's Paw."



Wednesday, 9/9 - A
Do Now: What did you think of the story, "The Leap"? Write 3-5 sentences.
-Turn in annotations.
-Complete close reading questions.
HOMEWORK:
-Finish close reading questions for "The Leap."


Tuesday, 9/8 - A
Do Now: Based on our discussion last week, list three ways that close reading differs from regular reading.
-Turn in course outlines.
-Practice close read and annotating with "Early Autumn."
-Begin reading and annotating "The Leap."
HOMEWORK:
-Finish close reading and annotating "The Leap."


Thursday, 9/3 - A
Do Now: Write three to five sentences explaining why you do or don't enjoy reading.
-Turn-in course outlines.
-Discuss close reading (p. 4 of Unit 1 intro packet).
-Complete close reading notes (p. 5 of packet).
HOMEWORK:
-Take course outline home and have it signed.
-Get a class binder.

Wednesday, 9/2 - A
Do Now: Write 1 paragraph describing how the first few days of 10th grade have differed from your first few days of 9th grade.
-Turn-in course outlines.
-Complete academic vocabulary chart on pages 1-3 of Unit 1 Intro Packet.
HOMEWORK:
-Take course outline home and have it signed.
-Get a class binder.


Tuesday, 9/1 - A
Do Now: Grab a copy of the "Do Now" procedures and the course outline from the center island.
-Discuss questions/concerns from yesterday.
-Go over "Do Now" procedures and course outline.
HOMEWORK:
-Take course outline home and have it signed.
-Get a class binder.



Monday, 8/31 - A
Do Now: Use the chart on the board to find your assigned seat.
-Meet your teacher and your classroom.
-Complete student info sheet.