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English 9 Honors

May 18, 2018
- Last day to work on allegory presentations
- Check notebooks (84 points)

HW:  Presentations are on finals week (Tuesday-Wednesday!)

May 16, 2018
- MAPS testing
- Notebook Check (84 Points)
- If you finish, work on allegory presentations

May 14, 2018
- Finish LOTF film; discuss
- Final exam, Spr. '18; discuss
- Please use the template to help guide you in the planning of your allegory

HW:  Be prepared to present during finals week!

May 10. 2018
- Turn in R&J Soundtracks
- LOTF film

May 8, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Survival IQ quiz in Writing Assignments
- Introduction to LOTF in Class Notes; discuss

May 4, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Work on soundtracks; feel free to use the template to assist you in completing each song analysis

HW:  Soundtracks due Thursday, May 10, 2018!

May 2, 2018
- Finish R&J, play and film
- Work on soundtracks

April 30, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Review and finish Act III
- Complete a sample Big Five analysis with a sample song
- R&J Soundtrack Assignment (175 points); please feel free to use the scene summaries as a reference to help guide you

HW:  Soundtracks due next Tuesday, May 8th

April 24, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Review Act II HW Assign.; turn in
- Read 3:1; discuss

HW:  N/A

April 20, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Finish Act II; begin work on Act II HW Assign.
- Notebook Checks (100 Pts.)

HW:  Act II HW Assign. due next Tuesday

April 18, 2018
- Review and turn in Act I HW Assign.
- Begin Act II; analyze the balcony scene
- Notebook Check

HW:  Act II HW Assign. due Tue, Nov. 24th

April 16, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Finish Act I in R&J; discuss
- Continue work on Act I HW Assign.

HW: Act I HW Assign. due Wednesday.

April 12, 2018
- Warm-Up
- R&J Calendar
- R&J Act I HW Assign. (60 Pts.)
- Begin Act I, Scene 1

HW:  Act I HW Assign due next Wednesday.

April 6, 2018

- The language of William Shakespeare; glossary and insults; complete a script in partners of two

April 4, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Shakespeare Uncovered documentary; complete viewing guide q's with video
- discuss

April 2, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Sonnets -- handouts and discussion; notes; Sonnet 130 analysis

HW:  Sonnet 130 analysis due Wednesday; consider the extra credit option for 20 additional points!

March 22, 2018
- Turn in Definition Essays + Outline
- Finish Man Without a Face; discuss Boo Radley/Justin McLeod similarities

HW:  Have a wonderful Spring Break!

March 20, 2018
- Begin viewing Man Without a Face; compare/contrast chart in Writing Assignments section of notebook

HW:  Definition essay due next class

March 16, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Work on Definition essay

March 14, 2018
- Warm-Up
- TKAM Definition Essay; begin working on outline; feel free to use the digital version
- Have I signed off on your thesis statement?

March 12, 2018
- Turn in Literary Device Analysis Guide (120 Points)
- Warm-Up
- Finish novel; discuss ending; view film version

March 6, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Wrap up discussion of Scottsboro Boys documentary; turn in viewing guides
- TKAM Literary Device Analysis Guide (due next Monday, 03/12/18)

HW:  Read Ch. 25 & 26

March 1, 2018
- Scottsboro Boys documentary; complete viewing guide while watching documentary

Ch. 23 & 24

February 28, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read and discuss Ch. 18 and 19 (Mayella Ewell and Tom Robinson's testimony)

HW:  Read Ch. 20, 21, & 22

February 26, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read and discuss Ch. 17 (Sheriff Tate and Bob Ewell's testimony); watch scenes from film

HW:  Read Ch. 18

February 22, 2018
- TKAM Quiz, Ch. 10-14
- Literary devices in TKAM; notes, review, and scavenger hunt

HW:  Read Ch. 15 & 16

February 20, 2018
- Present TKAM Character analysis posters
- Discussion of The 'isms; group activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook

HW:  Read Ch. 12, 13, & 14

February 15, 2018
- Warm-Up
- TKAM Character Analysis posters; group activity; be prepared to present next class

HW:  Read Ch. 9, 10, & 11

February 13, 2018
- 10th Grade registration
- Notebook checks
- Begin character sketch analysis of a character from TKAM

HW:  Read Ch. 7 & 8.

February 9, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Ch. 3 & 4 Quiz
- Begin reading Ch. 5; discuss

HW:  Finish Ch. 5 and 6.

February 7, 2018
- Ch. 1 & 2 Quiz
- Jim Crow South handout and discussion
- TKAM Anticipation Statements activity

HW: Read 3 & 4.

February 5, 2018
- Warm-Up
- TKAM calendar, Spr. '18
- Intro. to TKAM article review; turn in response form at the end of class
- If you do not have a copy of the book, please use the online pdf
HW:  Read Ch. 1 & 2; Quiz on Wednesday.

February 1, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Urban legends; notes, examples, and discussion
- View TED Talk video

HW:  Have a great weekend.

January 30, 2018
- Editing your editorial essay; complete the necessary editing, only this time switch papers with a neighbor and complete the editing packet
- Did you turn in the direct quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing worksheet?

HW:  Final draft, rough draft, and outline due Thursday, 02/01/18.

January 26, 2018
- Check editorial outlines
- Direct quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing notes, handout, and review sheet

HW:  Review sheet due; please have a printed rough draft of your essay ready for Tuesday -- editing!!!

January 24, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Editorial thesis statements, counter-claims, and rebuttals activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook
- Continue work on outline
- Editorial research due

HW:  Editorial outline due Friday.

January 22, 2018

- Editorial Planning Outline; continue your research on Study Deck and begin completing outline

HW:  Research document due Wednesday, 01/24/18; outline should be completed by Friday.

January 18, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Editorial research; begin research using the EbscoHost database; complete the research document and find 2-3 sources to support your thesis

HW:  Editorial research document due Wednesda, 01/24/18.

January 16, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Analysis of editorial: "High Schools, Wake Up!"
- Editorial response and analysis with two editorials of your choosing; response form due at the end of class

HW:  You should have a topic chosen by next class for your own editorial.

January 11, 2018
- Present 5-7 posters from last class; come up with at least one counter-claim/argument to refute each presented issue
- Introduction to editorials notes -- Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Kairos and examples with each; discuss

January 9, 2018

- Warm-Up
- In teams of two, begin brainstorming a legitimate issue, along with reasons, and a potential solution; present in the form of a poster; posters due next class
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