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English 9 Honors

December 13, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Final Notebook Check (100 Points)
- Final Exam information; please use the preparation notes to help you prepare

HW:  Final exam coming up!!!

December 11, 2018
- Finish film
- Russian Revolution and Animal Farm Parallels notes
- Animal Farm PEAEA assignment (100 Points) -- due Monday/Tuesday, 12/17-18

December 7, 2018
Animal Farm Quiz, Ch. 5-8
- Begin film

December 5, 2018
- Finish working on Russian Revolution Webquest; review
- Begin reading Ch. 7

HW:  Read Ch. 7 & 8; quiz next class

December 4, 2018
Animal Farm Quiz, Ch. 1-4
- Begin Russian Revolution Webquest (70 Points)

HW:  Read Ch. 5 & 6

November 29, 2018
- MAPS Testing

HW:  Read Ch. 3 & 4

November 27, 2018
- Turn in OM&M literary analysis essays
- Warm-Up
Animal Farm Calendar
- Allegories, Fables, and Parables notes; discuss
- Begin reading Ch. 1 in Animal Farm

HW:  Read Ch. 1 and 2

November 16, 2018
- Self-editing of literary analysis essay
- Finish checking notebooks

HW:  Final drafts due after Thanksgiving Break!

November 14, 2018
- Introductions and Conclusions handout; discuss
- Notebook Checks (110 pts.)
- Work time on literary analysis essay

HW:   Rough draft due on Friday!

November 12, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Integrating and introducing quotes in your essay notes
- Continue work on your outlines

HW:  Outline should be completed by Wednesday!

November 8, 2018
- Analysis practice with funny images (Class Notes)
- Unpacking analysis activity (Writing Assignments)
- Continue work on literary analysis outline

HW:  Analysis portions of outline should be completed my next class.

November 6, 2018
- Literary analysis essay outline; begin work
- Community circles

HW:  Evidence portion of outline should be completed by next class.

November 1, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read and discuss Ch. 6
- Check and sign off on thesis statements

October 31, 2018
- Review OM&M Characterization charts
- Read and discuss Ch. 5
- OM&M Literary Analysis Essay topics

October 29, 2018
- OM&M Characterization chart (50 pts.)

HW:  Read Ch. 3 & 4; Characterization chart due next class

October 25, 2018
- Characterization notes, direct vs. indirect; discuss

HW:  Read Ch. 2

October 23, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Introduction to OM&M gallery walk and notes; please refer to the calendar for reading assignments and pacing guide
- If you don't have a copy of the novel yet, please read from the online pdf

HW: Read Ch. 1

October 19, 2018
Odyssey Final Socratic Seminar

HW:  Have a great weekend.

October 17, 2018
- Finish Odyssey, Books 22 and 23
- Continue prepping with notes for the seminar; seminar on Friday

October 15, 2018
- Read Book 21 in Odyssey
- Preparation for the Socratic Seminar over Odyssey; complete the notes in preparation

HW:  Seminar on Friday!

October 10, 2018
- Turn in Hero's Journey summaries (100 pts.)
- Finish any 13-20 presentations
- View Odyssey film adaptation

October 8, 2018
- Books 13-20 summary presentations; be sure to complete the summary notes worksheet, turn in when presentations are completed
- Hero's Journey summaries due next class

October 4, 2018
Odyssey Books 13-20 summaries activity; complete an engaging summary of one of the chapters (13-20) from Odyssey; to be completed in groups of 2-3; due next Monday

HW:  Hero's Journey summaries due next Wednesday, 10/10/18.

October 2, 2018
- The Hero's Journey notes and activity with episode of The Office; discuss; Hero's Journey Independent Study due Wednesday, 10/10/18

September 28, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Finish Book 12; respond to q's; review
- Finish checking notebooks

September 26, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read Book 10; discuss
- Notebook Check (100 Points)
- Begin reading Book 12; respond to q's in Writing Assignments section of notebook

September 24, 2018
- Gallery walk of God/Goddess projects
- Review Book 9
- View King of Queens episode; similarities, differences?

September 20, 2018
- Warm-Up-
- Begin Odyssey, Book 9

HW:  Projects due Monday!

September 18, 2018
- Last day to continue research in library; feel free to utilize the brochure template here if you choose to do a brochure rather than a poster

HW:  Projects due next Monday, 09/24.

September 14, 2018
- Library -- begin research on God/Goddess research

HW:  Research project due 09/24/18.

September 12, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Greek allusions notes and discussion
- Greek God/Goddess informational poster/brochure (170 pts.); due 09/24/18

September 10, 2018
- Turn in TIB essays
- Overview of the Trojan War -- sequence of events in the Writing Assignments section of notebook; review and discuss

September 6, 2018
- MAPS testing!

HW:  TIB packet due next class!

September 4, 2018
- Self-editing of TIB essay -- please edit your essay using the provided

HW:  TIB final draft + rough draft + outline due next Monday, 09/10/18.

August 31, 2018
- Work day on TIB rough drafts; rough draft should be completed by next class for editing -- Tuesday, September 4th!

August 29, 2018
- Review sample TIB essays
- Metaphors and Extended Metaphors notes and discussion
- TIB assignment
- TIB outline

HW:  Outline should be completed by next class.

August 24, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Review open vs. closed thesis statements with core beliefs
- Intro. to This I Believe essays
- Analyze two other TIB essays in Writing Assignments section of notebook

August 22, 2018
- Open vs. Closed Thesis Statements; notes and examples
- Assignment w/ belief statements; due next class

August 20, 2018
- Welcome back!
- Syllabus; be sure to sign the Google form
- Student Letter; begin work, due next class
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