English 9 Honors

September 27, 2019 (modified Homecoming schedule)
- Warm-Up
- Review Ch. 1
- Begin study of direct vs. indirect characterization

HW: Read Ch. 2

September 25, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Intro. to Of Mice and Men in Class Notes; photos and stations activity

HW: Read Ch. 1

September 23, 2019
- Turn in short stories
- Warm-Up
- Library orientation

September 19, 2019
- Review short story rubric
- Peer edit rough drafts of essays; please use the peer editing form

HW:  Final draft due next Monday, 09/23/19

September 17, 2019
- Rules of punctuating dialogue handout; discuss
- Work time on your short story rough draft

HW:  Rough draft due next class for editing

September 12, 2019
- Short Story Final Assessment; review guidelines
- Notebook Check (100 Points)

September 10, 2019
- Review and discuss "The Necklace"
- Practice with Analysis using funny images in Class Notes
- Short Story PEA assignment; due at the beginning of next class

September 6, 2019

- Read "The Necklace" in orange textbooks; complete analysis questions in Writing Assignments section of notebook (25 Points)
- "Necklace" online pdf can be found here

September 4, 2019
- Irony discussion and notes
- Read "The Gift of the Magi" in orange textbooks; discuss; online pdf can be found here

August 30, 2019

- MAPS testing; if you finish early, please finish and turn in the MDG questions

August 28, 2019
- Warm-Up 
- Finish reading "The Most Dangerous Game" and complete the discussion and analysis questions; due Friday
- If you do not finish the story, please finish using the online pdf found here

August 26, 2019
- Warm-Up
- More Literary Terms notes; discuss
- Begin reading "The Most Dangerous Game"; work on discussion and analysis questions (40 Points); due Friday

August 22, 2019

- Warm-Up
- Plot diagram and discussion notes
- Read "Thank You, Ma'am", Langston Hughes; diagram the plot; discuss

August 20, 2019
- Warm-Up
- The types of literary conflict notes; read "How to Fight Monsters", Sherman Alexie; discuss
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