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April 1, 2020
- Welcome "back"!!! :)
- Please join today's class meeting via Zoom; here's the link:  https://zoom.us/j/6299613750
- Class times are (please be sure to sign on at your designated class time; this will count as your attendance ):
*Block 5 -- 8:30-9:10 AM
*Block 6 -- 9:20-10:00 AM
- 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; 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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