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May 14, 2020 - Please be sure to log your attendance by 4:00 PM today - I will be online from 8:30-10:00 AM in case anyone has any questions or would like to hang out/chat; please use the Google Meet code: malloy 2020 - Have you submitted your final music review? Please be sure to submit via Turnitin.com by 11:59 PM
May 12, 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM *Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM *Block 3 -- 10:20-11:00 AM - Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - Here it is... your final assignment of the semester; please write a multi-paragraph music review on a song/album of your choosing that feel adequately sums up your feelings and attitudes throughout the pandemic/quarantine; due by Thursday, 05/14/20

May 7, 2020
- Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - Complete the Music Review Grid (25 Pts.); Click "File", "Make a Copy," and complete reviewing three songs of your choosing; when finished, please submit to Turnitin.com by next class, Tuesday, 05/12/20.

May 5, 2020
- Have you submitted your Kite Runner Final PEAEA (100 Pts.)? Please do so by 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM *Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM *Block 3 -- 10:20-11:00 AM - Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - We are going to be closing out the semester by reviewing and analyzing music; for today's task, please go to the class forum and respond to the day's prompt -- today, I simply want you to breifly describe some of your favorite and least favorite songs; these are going to come into play later!

April 30, 2020
- I will be available from 9:00 AM -- 11:00 AM in case anyone wants to chat and discuss the assignment for this week; please go to Google Meets and enter the code: malloy2020
- Please be sure to log today's attendance by 4:00 PM today
- Continue work on your Kite Runner PEAEA analysis paragraph; submit to Turnitin by next Tuesday, 05/05/20

April 28, 2020
- Please log today's attendance by 4:00 PM today
- Did you submit your Motif Tracking Guide?  Please make sure you submit to Turnitin ASAP!
- Using your Motif Tracking Guide, complete the Kite Runner PEAEA analysis paragraph (100 Points); submit to Turnitin.com by next Tuesday, 05/05/20

HW:  Complete PEAEA response; good luck, let me know if you have any questions!

April 23, 2020
- Please log today's attendance by 4:00 PM today
- Continue work on your Motif Tracking Guide (100 Pts.); due next Tuesday
- Read Chapters 23 and 24 (almost finished!)

April 20, 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM *Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM *Block 3 -- 10:20-11:00 AM - Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - This week you are to finish the Motif Tracking Guide; remember, you are to identify between 2-3 examples of each motif; this will be due by NEXT TUESDAY, 04/28/20 to Turnitin.com; HINT, HINT…  You will be able to use this for your final PEAEA paragraph over The Kite Runner… 

HW:  Read Chapters 21 and 22; continue work on Motif Tracking Guide


April 16, 2020
- Please log today’s attendance by 4:00 PM today - Read Chapters 19 and 20; continue work on your Post Secret; please submit to Turnitin.com by Monday, 04/20/20

HW:  Finish Post Secret; read Chapters 19 and 20

April 14, 2020
- Please be sure to log your 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM *Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM *Block 3 -- 10:10-10:50 AM - Take a look at the Post Secrets movement; here’s the Post Secrets website - Using either Google Slides, Canva, or any other software that allows you to use and manipulate images (you are also free to hand-draw your own and take a picture of that), create a Post Secret card for a character from the novel, i.e. What kind of secrets would Amir have that he is holding inside?  Hassan? Baba? Soraya? - Create your Post Secret image; on a separate slide, briefly describe the significance of the secret.  Also, what is this secret’s impact on the other characters in the novel? Explain. - Please take a look at the slides here to help give you some ideas - Post Secret should be submitted to Turnitin.com

HW:  Read Chapters 17 and 18; Post Secret due by Monday, 04/20/20


April 9, 2020
- Please be sure to log your attendance by 4:00 PM today
- NO GOOGLE MEETING TODAY
- Today, please respond to the prompts in the class forum.  Be sure to read Chapters 15 and 16.  In these chapters, Amir heads back to Afghanistan, reunites with his father's friend, Rahim Khan, and learns more about his friend, Hassan.  Today's prompts have you discuss the nature of secrets and their impact on the people we care about.

HW:  Please finish Chapters 15 and 16!!!

April 7, 2020
- Please be sure to log your 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM *Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM *Block 3 -- 10:10-10:50 AM - Please note that we will start meeting virtually only on Tuesdays from this point forward, though I will also be available by appointment if you would like to meet one-on-one. - Go to the class forum and respond to the day’s prompt.  Today, you are to read Chapters 13 and 14. In these chapters, we see Amir and Soraya’s relationship grow as they get married and begin to start a family.  Today’s prompt will have you look at the dating rituals here in the US compared to those in Afghanistan.

HW:  Read Ch. 13 and 14!!!


April 2, 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM
*Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM
*Block 3 -- 10:10-10:50 AM
- Please be sure to sign in and verify your attendance via the Google Form; you need to do so by 4:00 PM today, or you will be marked absent
- At the conclusion of the novel, you will be writing an essay that will have you analyze a motif and a character's relationship with the motif; for a refresher, please refer to the notes on motifs
- Please begin compiling examples of motifs using the Motif Tracking Guide; please click "File", "Make a Copy", then place your name in front; THIS DOCUMENT WILL BE DUE IN THE COMING WEEKS
- Please go to the class forum and respond to the day's prompt; today, you will need to provide one (1) example of a motif exemplified in Chapters 8-10, then explain its significance

HW:  Post due by Monday next week, 04/06/20; please read Chapters 11 and 12

March 31, 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 1 -- 8:30-9:10 AM
*Block 2 -- 9:20-10:00 AM
*Block 3 -- 10:10-10:50 AM
- Please be sure to sign in and verify your attendance via the Google Form; you need to do so by 4:00 PM today, or you will be marked absent
- After our class meeting, please go to our new English 11 Discussion Board!  FYI, you do not have to create an account...  You can reply as a guest; just be sure to include your NAME in your post.  Here's the link:  https://malloy-english-lhs.freeforums.net/
- For today's topic, we are discussing the events of Chapter 7; please view the Youtube video regarding a school district contemplating banning the book due to the events of Chapter 7; answer the questions and post your one (1) paragraph response to the thread no later than Thursday, 04/02/20 -- 25 Points; also, feel free to respond to your classmates' responses as well!

HW:  Read Ch. 9 and 10 by next class.!

March 20, 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 1
- Block 2
- Block 3
- Take a look at the notes on identifying themes and motifs (might be a good idea to copy these into the Class Notes section of your notebook)
- Read Chapters 3 & 4 and complete the Quote Analysis assignment with Chapters 1-4 (50 Points); click "File", "Make a Copy," then place your name within the title.  Please share with me through Turnitin.com no later than 4:00 PM today
- Notice that for this assignment, you will be submitting via Turnitin.com; many students were having issues submitting things to me through Google Docs (granting me access/editing rights, etc.), so Turnitin should alleviate this.  If you haven't enrolled in Turnitin.com, the class codes are below:

Block 1:
Class ID -- 23590022; Enrollment Key -- ENG11-BL1

Block 2:
Class ID: -- 23590074; Enrollment Key -- ENG11-BL2

Block 3:
Class ID: -- 23590110; Enrollment Key -- ENG11-BL3

HW:  Be sure to submit the Ch. 1-4 Quote Analysis before the end of the day; please read Chapters 5-8 by next class, 03/31/20; have a happy Spring Break!  

March 18, 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 1
- Block 2
- Block 3
- Finish work on the Intro. to Kite Runner webquest (60 Pts.); due today; please share with me via Google Drive; you're also welcome to send me a picture of the hard copy responses.  Webquests due by 3:30 PM.
- Read Chapters 1-2 in Kite Runner, books have been issued, but here is also the online pdf for your convenience

HW:  Webquest due by the end of the day today; read Chapters 3 & 4

March 16, 2020
- NO SCHOOL; please be sure to check the website for updates, agendas, assignments, and attendance sign-ins

March 13, 2020
- Review expectations for next week; continue work on Intro. to Kite Runner webquest -- due next Wednesday

March 12, 2020

- Warm-Up
- Kite Runner reading calendar and book check out
- Introduction to The Kite Runner Webquest (60 Pts.)

HW:  Webquest due next class

March 10, 2020
- SAT Prep -- Writing; notes and sample practice test; review answers

March 6, 2020
- SAT Prep -- Reading; notes and sample practice test; review answers

March 4, 2020
- Documentary review presentations (100 Pts.)

March 2, 2020
- View the documentary, Generation Like; documentary can be found here
- After viewing the film, answer the following questions in the Writing Assignments section of your notebook (20 Pts.):

1.  Can you relate to the teens in this film?  Why or why not?
2.  How do you think "likes" play a role in a person's self-esteem?  Explain.
3.  Do you think your "online life" is separate from or integrated into your "face to face" life?  Explain.
4.  How has social media changed advertising?
5.  Are you a member of "Generation Like"?  Why or why not?
6.  How successful were the filmmakers at making presenting their argument?  What are the strengths and weaknesses of the film?  Describe at least one (1) strength and one (1) weakness.

HW:  Presentations begin next class!

February 27, 2020

- Use the day to work on your documentary reviews!

HW:  Presentations begin 03/02/20

February 25, 2020
- Critical review of a documentary of your choosing assignment
- Use the Google template provided to assist you in creating your review

HW:  Presentations begin Monday, 03/02/20!

February 21, 2020
- Finish Bigger, Stronger, Faster; discuss and review questions from notecatcher

February 19, 2020
- Characteristics of documentaries
- Begin viewing Bigger, Stronger, Faster documentary; complete notecatcher and review

February 13, 2020
- CivPo presentations; complete notecatcher (50 Points)
- Notebook Check (65 Points)

February 11, 2020

- Self-editing of CivPo essays
- Registration in Counseling

HW:  Essays due to turnitin by Thursday

February 5, 2020
- Last day to work on your CivPo essay

February 3, 2020
- Conclusion for CivPo notes
- Work time on CivPo essay

January 30, 2020
- Work time on your CivPo essays!

HW:  Body due next class

January 28, 2020
- Highlight and annotate sample argumentative essays; discuss
- Work time on your essay, preferably the body

HW:  Body due next Monday

January 24, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Continue work on CivPo introduction; if you finish, begin work on the Body of your essay; feel free to use the attached template to help you organize your thoughts; Outline due next Wednesday, January 30th (100 Pts.)

January 22, 2020
- Writing your introduction notes
- Use the remainder of the hour to work on your annotated bibliography and/or introduction; annotated bibliography due by tonight, introduction due Friday

January 17, 2020
- Work day on your annotated bibliographies; due next Wednesday, 01/22/20

January 15, 2020
- Begin work on Annotated Bibliography; here are the directions
- Use the following document; click "File", "Make a Copy", and retitle with your name attached (for example, "John Smith -- Annotated Bibliography"); begin completing your annotated bibliography; due next Wednesday, 01/22/20.

January 13, 2020
- Submit CivPo proposals
- Why can't I use Google notes
- Internet source evaluation and Works Cited Review (50 Points); due next class, 01/15/20

January 9, 2020
- Warm-Up
- Civic Position assignment and guidelines
- Begin brainstorming a topic; submit proposal and thesis; due Monday, 01/13/20

January 7, 2020
- Warm-Up
- 401 prompts for argumentative writing; in Writing Assignments section of notebook



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