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English 9 Honors

May 15, 2020
- Please log today's attendance by 4:00 PM today
- Last day of class; not mandatory, but you're welcome to sign on to hang out/chat/ask questions through Google Meet; I will be online from 8:30-10:00 AM, please use code:  malloy2020
- Have you submitted your reflection?  Please do so by 11:59 PM tonight!

May 13, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Complete final reflection assignment for the year (50 Pts.)

May 8, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- View the Act V summary
- Respond to the day's prompt in the class discussion forum; response due by next class, 05/13/20

May 6, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- View scene summaries for Act IV in R&J:
*Act 4, Scene 1
*Act 4, Scene 2
*Act 4, Scene 3
*Act 4, Scene 4
*Act 4, Scene 5
- Once you've finished Act IV, please complete one (1) of the choice activities (50 Pts.); like last time, you're more than welcome to complete another activity for an additional 25 pts. EXTRA CREDIT; submit to Turnitin.com by next class, Friday, 05/08/20

May 1, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- View scene summaries for Act II in R&J:
*Act 3, Scene 1
*Act 3, Scene 2
*Act 3, Scene 3
*Act 3, Scene 4
*Act 3, Scene 5
- Once you've finished Act III, please complete one (1) of the choice activities (50 Pts.); like last time, you're more than welcome to complete another activity for an additional 25 pts. EXTRA CREDIT; submit to Turnitin.com by next class, Wednesday, 05/06/20

April 28, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- View scene summaries for Act II in R&J:
*Act 2, Scene 1
*Act 2, Scene 2
*Act 2, Scene 3
*Act 2, Scene 4
*Act 2, Scene 5
*Act 2, Scene 6
- Once you've finished Act II, please complete one (1) of the choice activities (50 Pts.); like last time, you're more than welcome to complete another activity for an additional 25 pts. EXTRA CREDIT; submit to Turnitin.com by next class, Friday, 05/01/20

April 24, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Please log today's attendance by 4:00 PM today
- Introduction to Romeo & Juliet anticipation statements
- View scene summaries for Act I in R&J:
*Act I, Scene 1
*Act I, Scene 2
*Act I, Scene 3
*Act I, Scene 4
*Act I, Scene 5
- Once you've finished Act I, please complete one (1) of the choice activities (50 Pts.); you are welcome to complete another activity for 25 Pts. EXTRA CREDIT; submit to Turnitin.com by Wednesday, 04/29/20

HW:  Complete Act I choice activity

April 22, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today

- Review last Friday’s discussion post on Deus ex Machina

- Lord of the Flies Final PEAEA (100 points); choose which of the five (5) prompts you like best, and complete a PEAEA response; be sure to read through the guidelines; submit to Turnitin.com by next class, 04/24/20


HW:  LOTF PEAEA due on Friday, 04/24/20


April 17, 2020

- Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Today, we’re taking a look at the ending of the novel and its Deus ex Machina moment

- What does Deus ex Machina mean? Notes - Deus ex Machina explained video

- Check out one of the BEST examples of Deus ex Machina!

- Top 10 Deus ex Machina moments - Go to the class forum and respond to the day's prompt

- Read Ch. 12 (finish novel) and respond to the class forum by next Monday, 04/20/20


HW:  Read Ch. 12

April 15, 2020
- Please be sure to log today's attendance by 4:00 PM

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Go to the class forum and respond to the day’s prompt.  Today, you will be looking at the symbolism in the novel. Be sure to provide a well-developed and thoughtful response to the forum by Friday, 04/17/20.


HW:  Read Ch. 11; be sure to respond to the class forum

April 10, 2020
- Please be sure to log today's attendance by 4:00 PM

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Please go to the class forum and respond to today’s prompts.  Today, we’re looking at the symbolism of the novel, particularly the significance of certain characters’ names (and even your own!).  Please have your response and post submitted by next Tuesday, 04/14/20.


HW: Read Ch. 10!!!

April 8, 2020

- Please be sure to log today's attendance by 4:00 PM - Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Please go to the class forum and respond to the day’s prompts.  Today, we’re looking at the Christ allegory, specifically in reference to Simon.  Please take a look at The Gospel of Matthew and note the comparisons. Feel free to also view the brief summary video.  Please have your post submitted by Friday, April 10, 2020


HW:  Read Ch. 9!!!

April 3, 2020

- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020

- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):

*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM

*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM

- Please be sure to sign in and verify your attendance using the Google Form; please sign by 4:00 PM today, or you will be marked absent

- Please go to the class forum and respond to the day’s prompts.  Today you will need to respond to one of the three questions listed, as well as the one required question; should pose for some excellent discussion!


HW:  Read Ch. 8; please be sure to respond to the thread by next class -- Wednesday, 04/07/20.

April 1, 2020
- Welcome "back"!!! :)
- Please join today's class meeting via Google Meet; the code to enter the meeting is:  malloy2020
- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time):
*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM
*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM
- Please be sure to sign in and verify your attendance using the Google Form; please sign by 4:00 PM today, or you will be marked absent
- After our class meeting, please go to our new English 9 Honors Discussion Board!  FYI, you do not need to create an account; just reply as a "Guest", but be sure to include your name in the post!  Here's the link:  https://malloy-english-lhs.freeforums.net/
- For today's topic, view the first episode of the short-lived reality show, Kid Nation, and write a 1-2 paragraph response to the questions listed on the discussion board; responses due by Friday, 04/03/20 -- 25 Points; also, feel free to respond to your classmates' responses as well!

HW:  Read Ch. 7 by next class.

March 19, 2020
- Please sign the correct Google form for today verifying your attendance.  Please be sure to log your attendance no later than 3:00 PM, or you will be marked as absent.  Again, please be sure to sign the Google form pertaining to your class:
- Block 5
- Block 6
- Take a look at the documents explaining how to identify Themes and Motifs and Symbols (might be a good idea to copy these notes into the Class Notes section of your notebook)
- Complete the Motif Identification assignment (50 Points); instead of sharing this through Google Docs, please submit to me through Turnitin.com; this should alleviate many of the problems that some of you have been having in submitting documents.  :)  Be sure to enroll in the correct class.  The enrollment codes are:

Block 5
Class ID -- 24286898; Enrollment Key -- ENG9H-BL5

Block 6
Class ID --24286906; Enrollment Key -- ENG9H-BL6

HW:  Read and annotate Ch. 3-6 and have a happy Spring Break!

March 17, 2020
- Please sign the correct Google form for today verifying your attendance.  Please be sure to log your attendance no later than 3:00 PM, or you will be marked as absent.  Again, please be sure to sign the Google form pertaining to your class:
- Block 5
- Block 6
- Read Chapters 1 & 2 in LOTF; annotate the chapters and specifically look for examples of setting and characterization.  Hint, hint...  Your examples can be used for the final assignment! 
- Also, please complete the Chapters 1 & 2 assignment and submit by Thursday, 03/19/20.  Click "File," "Make a Copy," then retitle with your name in front.  Keep in mind that you only have to answer six (6) of the ten (10) questions!!!  Due by 4 PM today; please be sure to share with me via Google Docs.

March 13, 2020

- All period day; review expectations and guidelines for next week
- Take Survival IQ quiz; review answers

March 11, 2020
- Submit Commentary essays
LOTF reading calendar
- Intro. to LOTF; "Why Boys Become Vicious" essay and discussion; answer q's in Writing Assignments

HW: Finish essay questions by next class

March 9, 2020
- Matinee performance of West Side Story

March 5, 2020
- Comma splices review and activity
- Edit your commentary essay

HW:  Commentary essay and planning page due Wednesday, 03/11/20

March 3, 2020
- Day to work and draft your commentary essays
- Notebook Check (111 Pts.)

HW:  Rough Draft due next class for editing

February 28, 2020
- Review commentary annotations from last class
- Ethos, Pathos, Logos Review notes
- Commentary planning outline (30 Points); due next class

February 26, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Commentary assessment
- Read and discuss sample commentary, "Fat of the Land"
- Choose another sample commentary and annotate (25 Points); due next class

February 24, 2020
- Finish viewing Man Without a Face; discuss similarities

HW:  N/A

February 20, 2020
- Begin viewing Man Without a Face; complete comparative analysis in Writing Assignments section of notebook

February 18, 2020

- Warm-Up
- Finish reading and discussing TKAM; film scenes
- Finish work on growth posters; due TODAY!

February 13, 2020
- Presentation by Mr. Mitch Morrissey

February 10. 2020
- Work on TKAM growth posters
- Registration in Counseling

HW:  Read Ch. 25-27

February 6, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Day to work on your TKAM growth posters; due Tuesday, Feb. 18th

February 4, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Read Ch. 19; discuss

January 29, 2020
- Warm-Up
- TKAM Character Growth Chart; begin work; due Friday, Feb. 14th

HW:  Read Ch. 15 & 16

January 27, 2020
- Warm-Up
- The 'isms activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook; discuss

HW:  Read Ch. 12, 13, & 14

January 23, 2020
- Warm-Up
- TKAM Character Analysis assign.; discuss and present

HW:  Read Ch. 9, 10, and 11

January 21, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Finish TKAM intro stations; discuss
- Begin TKAM Character Analysis assign. in Writing Assignments section (20 Pts.)

HW:  Read Ch. 7 & 8

January 16, 2020
- TKAM Chapters 1-3 Quiz
- Intro. to TKAM stations activity; complete notecatcher assignment (50 Pts), due next class

HW:  Read Chapters 4, 5, & 6

January 14, 2020
- Read and annotate Chapter 1; look for the following aspects in the Writing Assignments section of your notebook:
*Five details that indicate history is important in Maycomb
*Three details that show details about Atticus Finch, his family, and work as a lawyer
*Five details about Maycomb that the narrator mentions

HW:  Read Chapters 2 and 3; quiz next class?

January 10, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Urban legends notes and examples; TEDTalk video

January 8, 2020
- Chromebook checkout in library
- How to annotate intro notes with TKAM article
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