English 11R

"Work for the Week" 2007-2008 

Last updated on Monday January 01, 2018

 Do not "go ahead a week or two" in the work on this page! 
Students are responsible for all assignments even when legitimately absent and should not expect to be brought up to date during class as this results in a loss of instructional time for everyone. See your teacher for the appropriate time to make up missed work.  Assignments are expected on the due date. There may be penalties for work that is turned in late.
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FIRST QUARTER:   WEEK ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN (ALT)*
Second Quarter:  WEEK ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN Regents Exam (ALT)*
Third Quarter:   WEEK ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN (ALT)*
Fourth Quarter:    WEEK ONE, TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT    (ALT)*

 

Accommodation for Special Education

      Alternative assignments (signified by an "Alt" in the work for the week) are only provided for students who legitimately do not have access to the media under study or through direct collaboration with resource teachers: they will be accepted in lieu of other work only when a student, parent, or resource teacher has arranged the substitution with the instructor prior to the due date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST QUARTER:

WEEK ONE

 

Work for the Week

  Monday School Closed
September  4 Tuesday Conference Day
5 Wednesday Complete the "Parent and Guardian Information Sheet" due Monday 10th (1.1 Check as done rWe will review class rules and curriculum complete and turn in my "About You" questionnaire (1.2 Check as done [ ])
6 Thursday Review notes on setting Smart Goals (see page 2 of your agenda book) Create three S.M.A.R.T. Goals for yourself (one for this quarter, one for the year, and one for after graduation) and explain how each of them are S.M.A.R.T. (1.3 Check as done [ ])

Notes on creating a "personal mission statement" -- Work on personal mission statement be prepared to show me a draft Friday (1.4 Check as done [ ]) Due Wednesday 12th

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Friday Be prepared to show me the rough draft of your and Smart Goals are due Monday the 10th.  For extra credit, (in proper English) identify why Homer was doomed to fail and why Bart was doomed too!

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WEEK TWO  
10 Monday Assignment 1.1 and 1.3 are due Memorize the Smart Goals for quiz Wednesday.  Copy notes on "How to read "(2.1 Check as done [ ]) Begin reading log for "World on a Turtles Back." (Native American Radio)
11 Tuesday Complete reading and create a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the Iroquois creation story with any other creation story that is familiar to you (Visit [on line] Here if you don't know any!(2.2 Check as done [ ])).
12 Wednesday Quiz on Smart Goals.  Complete textbook questions at end of "World on a Turtles Back."   2.2 Venn Diagram IS DUE keep questions in literary Log  (possible notebook check?).
13 Thursday School Closed
14 Friday School Closed

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WEEK THREE  
17 Monday Copy "Work for the Week" into your notebook; Begin Literary Log as you read, "A Man to send Rain Clouds"    Copy notes on Conflict. (Check as done 3.1 [ ])
  18 Tuesday After reading, "A Man to send Rain Clouds" -- Answer 1-5 in complete sentences keep in your Literary Log. (Check as done 3.2 [ ])  (Native American Radio)

Read, "I will Fight No More Forever"  Use your notes on How to read to analyze this speech in your reading log... address each level and cite examples from the text.(Check as done 3.3 [ ])

 19 Wednesday View Smoke Signals Respond in your notebook to the three following questions as you view the movie (Check as done 3.4 [ ]): Identify the ways culture clashes... : How do stories (Myths) work in this movie?  
20 Thursday View Smoke Signals What's missing in modern culture as revealed here?
21 Friday View Smoke Signals What examples of myths can you find in our world today-- Consider Film, TV, Music....

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WEEK FOUR   *INTERIM REPORTS* ALL LATE WORK IS DUE BY Thursday
 24 MONDAY Copy Unit 1 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook (Spelling is worth 2pts; Definition is worth 2pts; sentence is worth 1pt.)   Also, on a separate sheet of paper, write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn them in (complete for HW if not done in class and study five words per night) (Check as done 4.1 [ ])
25 TUESDAY In contrast with Native American beliefs,  complete a reading log for the selection from "Sinners in the hands of an angry God"-- On page 158 answer 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 8 in the literary section of your notebook. Parent Teacher Night (Check as done 4.2 [ ])
26 WEDNESDAY Introductory notes from textbook and reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class.  Major Project is due Monday October 22nd can be found here if you prefer having more time to write a research paper:

 

27 THURSDAY Reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class (HW study vocabulary)
28 FRIDAY Unit 1 Spelling and Vocabulary Test.   I will say the word you will spell it define it and put it into a sentence.  Make up test only with legal absence don't be late. ALSO --3 ring binder notebook checked Monday first notebook check for credit: no three ring binder no credit (SECTIONS: Work for the Week; Spelling and Vocabulary; Literature; Grammar and Composition, Test and Quiz).

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WEEK FIVE  
1 MONDAY Reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class  (Notebook Check Today Check as done 5.1 [ ] --20% of quarter grade!!!)
2 TUESDAY Parent Teacher Night --- Using complete sentences, answer questions: 1, 2, 6 & 7 from act I on page 190 in ORANGE TEXTBOOK (Check as done 5.2 [ ])
3 WEDNESDAY Reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class
4    THURSDAY Using complete sentences, answer questions: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 on act II on page 206 in ORANGE TEXTBOOK(Check as done 5.3 [ ])
5 FRIDAY Reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class   project is coming!

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WEEK SIX  
8 MONDAY School Closed
9 TUESDAY Complete Act II on your own and using complete sentences, answer questions: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 on act II on page 206 in ORANGE TEXTBOOK(Check as done 5.3 [ ])
10 WEDNESDAY (Parent Teacher Night 2) View Act II ..... Introduction to project  Due Wednesday October 24 at the start of class.
11 THURSDAY Visit the SAT PREP  http://www.methodtestprep.com/ Sign up today! In the subscription type pick "SAT Deluxe" (and don't worry about the price there is a special group rate paid for by the school) and enter the code that the teacher gives you:TKN.3d174873 (CAPS COUNT!) Every Longwood student can create their own account!

Period 1, 2, and 5 meet in room 1102 begin Crucible project.  Work using the websites provided and Microsoft Word only.  Any other activities may void your use of class time to work on this project!  You will be responsible to get to the library on your own time! Done or working at home?  Visit the SAT PREP  http://www.methodtestprep.com/

12 FRIDAY Period 1 meet in 1815, period 2 meet in 2120, period 5 meet in 1102   HW-- all classes meet on time in room 1102 on Monday be prepared to show me what you have done so far for a participation grade! Done or working at home?  Visit the SAT PREP  http://www.methodtestprep.com/

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WEEK SEVEN  
15 MONDAY Meet in 1102 to work on the crucible project!  

 

Done or working at home?  Visit the SAT PREP  http://www.methodtestprep.com/

16 TUESDAY Continue reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class Act III
17 WEDNESDAY Continue reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible as a class Act III
18 THURSDAY Period 1 meet in 1102, period 2 meet in 2120, period 5 meet in 1102   last day I can give you to work on crucible project.!  Done or working at home?  Visit the SAT PREP  http://www.methodtestprep.com/
19 FRIDAY View Act III

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WEEK EIGHT  
22 MONDAY All late work is due this week!   READING THE CRUCIBLE in Class: Copy notes on Supporting Paragraphs and use sentences to answer questions at the end of act III on page 228 in your literary log 1 2 3 4 5 (Check as done 8.1 [ ]) and  Answer 6, 7, 8 in paragraph format (Check as done 8.2 [ ])
23 TUESDAY Continue work on The Crucible
24 WEDNESDAY Period 2 meet in 2120  1 and 5 meet in class and view the last Act!
Crucible project due date extended to Monday 29th!
25 THURSDAY Period 1  and 5  meet in 1102 Mr. Galanaugh Period 2 meet in class and view the last Act!
26 FRIDAY Use sentences to answer questions at the end of act IV on page 228 in your literary log 1 2 3 4 5 and 7 due at the end of the period         (Check as done 8.3[ ])  Surprise Notebook Test & Crucible Test!!!!!!!!!

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WEEK NINE Marking Period Ends Friday -- All work due Friday.
29 MONDAY Crucible project due at the start of class!   An introduction to the Literary Poster Assignment worth 3 homework assignments! Sign up for your topic (no duplicates first come first serve)-- (Check as done 9.2, 3 and 4 [ ])  Work on poster or questions from act IV.

Show me your notebook staple and  turn in the following assignments:   

5.3 [ ] questions on act 1 and 2 and 8.1 [ ]  8.2 [ ] and 8.3[ ]) for notebook check and crucible test grade.

30 TUESDAY Film about the power of The Crucible style fear and Worksheet 9 5 { } due Friday 
October  BOO!31 WEDNESDAY Worksheet 9 5 { } due Friday 
November 1 THURSDAY Worksheet 9 5 { } due Friday Poster and worksheet due Friday.
2 FRIDAY (Check as done 9.2, 3 and 4 [ ])  Marking Period Ends All work due by end of period. All grades will be mailed home.  No status sheets this week.

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SECOND QUARTER:

WEEK ONE  
5 MONDAY Copy Unit 2 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook.   Also, on a separate sheet of paper, write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn them in (complete for HW if not done in class and study five words per night) HW Bring ID cards Wednesday.
6 TUESDAY  Conference Day --No Classes
7 WEDNESDAY Meet in class then we pick up The Old Man and the Sea; Introductory notes and we begin reading in class. Meet in class first then pick up The Old Man and the Sea from the library-- YOU MUST BRING THE OLD MAN TO CLASS EVERY DAY-- (it counts as a HW grade). Also, be sure to take notes in your reading log for events for each of the five days you read about for possible notebook test!
8 THURSDAY Reading in class. HW--You must bring a #2 pencil for the Unit 2 Spelling and Vocabulary Test.
9 FRIDAY Unit 2 Spelling and Vocabulary Test.  Review class participation worksheet to be kept in your notebook.  Complete week one.

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WEEK TWO  
12 MONDAY School Closed
13 TUESDAY Reading through page 40: be sure to take notes in your reading log for events for each of the five days you read about for possible notebook test!   Each day read at least 20 pages--if not done in class complete for HW-- be ready for pop quiz... maybe even a mom quiz! 
14 WEDNESDAY Reading through page 60
15 THURSDAY Reading through page 80
16 FRIDAY Complete reading entire novella over weekend-- be sure to update your reading log as you read for a notebook test!  Complete week two class participation worksheet to be kept in your notebook. Notebook Test and Test on reading so far.

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WEEK THREE  
19 MONDAY

View The Old Man and the Sea

20 TUESDAY View The Old Man and the Sea.
22 WEDNESDAY School Closed
23 THURSDAY School Closed
24 FRIDAY School Closed

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WEEK FOUR  
26 MONDAY View the end of The Old Man and the Sea.    Use Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary  (distributed) correctly in sentences and study five words a night. 
27 TUESDAY Complete the The Old Man and the Sea word search for review for Friday's test. Introduction to Regents Exam Packet THIS IS A PROJECT GRADE 20% of QUARTER  Begin Session 2b prewriting and handwritten essay  Due Monday 3rd at start of class-- If you do not have this in on time you will get a comment about possible failure on your interim.  Lost the packet? Download the exam we are using to here:                                 January 2007
  • Session 1
    • Comprehensive English Examination PDF
    • Teacher Dictation Copy PDF
  • Session 2
    • Comprehensive English Examination PDF
28 WEDNESDAY Working in class quietly on Session 2b prewriting and handwritten essay.  There is no reason to collaborate (talk with others) this is a simulated exam.
29 THURSDAY Working in class quietly on Session 2b prewriting and handwritten essay. HW--You must bring a #2 pencil for the Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary Test.
30 FRIDAY Test on The Old Man and the Sea and Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary.  In your notebook, complete the class participation worksheet for this week.

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WEEK FIVE    **Interim Reports**  
December 3 MONDAY Session 2b prewriting and handwritten essay  Due today at start of class-- If you do not have this in on time you will get a comment about possible Regents failure on your interim-- do not act surprised by this! Session 2b will be returned this week--  a score of 3 or below out of 6 indicates a chance of failing the regents exam. 

Notes on how to write an Introductory Paragraph and begin Session 2a of the Regents Exam Packet Due Monday December 10th. Update your class participation rubric for the past two weeks.

Pending availability, we will pick up Catcher in the Rye from the library and begin reading and a reading log this week--YOU MUST BRING Catcher in the Rye TO CLASS EVERY DAY-- (it counts as a HW grade). I will inform you in advance of our trip to the library so you may return your copy of The Old Man and the Sea.

4 TUESDAY Turn in any work outstanding... the word search or the ten questions and answers about the The Old Man and the Sea from your notes assigned Friday in place of test for great behavior while I had to be out!  Working in class quietly on Session 2a prewriting and handwritten essay.  There is no reason to collaborate (talk with others) this is a simulated exam.
5 WEDNESDAY Same as TUESDAY (except all previously owed work was due already).  Tentative trip to pick up Catcher in the Rye from the LIBRARY.
6 THURSDAY Same as TUESDAY-- READING CATCHER OR WORKING ON 2A.
7 FRIDAY Same as TUESDAY.  HW--Session 2a prewriting and handwritten essay--  Due Monday at start of class.

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 WEEK SIX  
10 MONDAY Session 2a prewriting and handwritten essay--  Due at start of class. Reading Catcher Chapter 2-8 for test Friday.  Be sure to take notes as if you were Holden's Counselor for each session/ chapter. 
11 TUESDAY Handouts of possible symptoms for Holden-- "Depression or Post Traumatic Stress?"  Work on Session 1b due at start of class Monday 17th.  Reading in class.
12 WEDNESDAY Read in class or work on Session 1b due at start of class Monday 17th.
13 THURSDAY Read in class or work on Session 1b due at start of class Monday 17th.
14 FRIDAY Test on Catcher Chapters 1-6  Bring Notebook. Work on Session 1b due at start of class Monday 17th.

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WEEK SEVEN  
17 MONDAY Open notebook test Catcher in the Rye  test-- Chapters 1-6
18 TUESDAY Identify 10 Literary Elements in A Christmas Carol for use on the Regents Exam! Work on blocking A Christmas Carol using critical lens assigned in class found on the sample graphic organizer for Essay IIB due Friday---Assignment [  ] 2 7 1
19 WEDNESDAY Work on A Christmas Carol
20 THURSDAY Work on A Christmas Carol
21 FRIDAY Complete any outstanding assignments and extra credit assignment announced in class ---Assignment [  ] 2 7 2  Happy Solstice! See you next year!  Extra credit assignment  as part practice for the listening section of the regents exam view in class or listen in class to Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! identify literary elements as in A Christmas Carol---Assignment [  ] 2 7 2  The Grinch Lyrics

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WEEK EIGHT  
31 MONDAY School Closed
1 TUESDAY New Years Day -- Closed
JANUARY   2 WEDNESDAY Turn in Graphic organizer and Extra Credit From week 7.  Reading in class chapter 9—and 10 in Catcher in the Rye -- continue to take notes as assigned for each chapter (if not completed in class complete for HW). Use the textbook to define the terms on page 34 of your packet by Friday 2.8.1 as assigned by the teacher
3 THURSDAY Reading in class chapter 11 and 12—in Catcher in the Rye -- continue to take notes as assigned for each chapter (if not completed in class complete for HW).
4 FRIDAY Reading in class chapter 13 and 14—in Catcher in the Rye -- continue to take notes as assigned for each chapter (if not completed in class complete for HW).  Notes collected Monday as part of notebook test.  HW read chapters 15 and 16 take notes.

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WEEK NINE  
7 MONDAY

Turn in notes at start of class 2. 8. 1 --be sure names are on all pages!  (additional copies in 1110)   Regents Review --Packet Review notes on listening page 5 of the packet!  Take notes according to the notes as instructor reads the passage on page 10 and 11.

8 TUESDAY Work on session 1a essay in class.  HW read chapters 17 through 24 with notes for Monday 14th  Notes and essay are due Friday11th by end of class.  If you missed the reading in class have someone read it to you outside of the classroom or read it yourself quietly.  This is a simulated test.  Complete Worksheet 7-15 identifying Literary Techniques for test Friday from your notes on page 34 of the packet. 2 .9. 2
9 WEDNESDAY Same as Tuesday
10 THURSDAY Same as Tuesday
11 FRIDAY Same as Tuesday  and Literary Terms Test sheet # 7-16

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WEEK TEN  
14 MONDAY Complete introductions as assigned! 2. 10.  1 due by Friday
15 TUESDAY Regents Review Assignment 2 .10 .2 (checked in class Friday) List Title Author and Identify 3 characters for at least 5 works of Literature on a separate sheet of paper.
16 WEDNESDAY Regents Review 
17 THURSDAY Regents Review-- Look over Mr. G's Review Sheet each day before the exam!
18 FRIDAY Regents Review-- Good luck-- remember to show up for both parts of the Exam!

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REGENTS WEEK  
21 MONDAY School Closed
22 TUESDAY 12-3 Regents
23 WEDNESDAY 12-3 Regents
24 THURSDAY  
25 FRIDAY  

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THIRD QUARTER:

WEEK ONE  
28 MONDAY Copy "Work for Week" (this quarter, as before, I will be checking that you have crossed off completed assignments as part of your notebook grade Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 1 1)  and  Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook.   Also, on a separate sheet of paper, write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn them in (complete for HW if not done in class and study five words per night) Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 1 2
29   TUESDAY View Catch Me if You Can!  In a Venn diagram, compare and contrast Frank and Holden Assignment [  ] 3 1 3 Due Friday {alternative if you have not read  Catcher-  Write a five paragraph essay comparing the Frank in the Movie with "Frank" as revealed on his website HERE}  Turn in Sentences.
30   WEDNESDAY View Catch Me if You Can!
31 THURSDAY View Catch Me if You Can!   HW-- study for Vocabulary Test and bring a sharpened #2 pencil
February    1 FRIDAY Work on Venn and Quiz Unit 3 Spelling and Vocabulary

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WEEK TWO  
4 MONDAY Copy "Work for Week" (this quarter, as before, I will be checking that you have crossed off completed assignments as part of your notebook grade Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 2 1)  and  Unit 4 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook.   Also, on a separate sheet of paper, write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn them in (complete for HW if not done in class and study five words per night) Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 2 2 HW-- Ask your parents or guardians "What is the 'American Dream'?" and jot down their answer in your note book.

Fuel for thought --consider MLKJR's speech here

5 TUESDAY Begin reading log for "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave"   answer questions 1-8 on page 571 (p562) Assignment [  ] 3 2 3) Notes on Slavery and The Thirteenth Amendment
6 WEDNESDAY Complete reading log, and in complete sentences,   Begin reading logs for "Frederick Douglas" by Robert Hayden (P 615) and Nikki Giovanni's "Revolutionary Dreams" (p1145) Assignment [  ] 3 2 4)   View documentary about Fredrick Douglas.
7 THURSDAY Notes and an introduction to the WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE ASSOCIATION TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST   This year's theme: THE CROSSING  Complete the assignment HERE [  ] 3 2 5 counts as five HW assignments by February 29 (You do not have to enter but you must complete the assignment.). Work on steps one and two for Monday 2/11 HW-- study for Vocabulary Test and bring a sharpened #2 pencil
8 FRIDAY Work on Whitman Poem-- Steps one and two... be able to show me Monday 2 11 and Quiz Unit 4 Spelling and Vocabulary   Surprise notebook check be ready to show me your notebook etc....

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WEEK THREE  
11 MONDAY With steps one and two on your desk now work on steps three and four to be completed by Friday. Review Wisdom in Reflection assignment--Rough Draft Due Monday 25th (Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 3 1)
12 TUESDAY View Boycott-- In your notebook, Identify the difficulties involved in making a boycott work.  Identify something you could boycott in order to make a change in the world , clearly state the change, and come up with a plan to make it work due Monday 25th (Check as done Assignment [  ]  3 3 2)
13 WEDNESDAY View Boycott
14 THURSDAY Happy Lupercal! View end of Boycott
15 FRIDAY Winter Break Begins Work on Wisdom in Reflection, Boycott, or Whitman assignment.

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WEEK FOUR  
25 MONDAY

Autobiographical essay RD checked Tuesday—worked on it at home? Print a copy for me!  Copy Unit 5 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook complete sentences (Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 4 1).

26 TUESDAY Third Quarter Poetry Project:  Due MARCH 12 Select Poem “first come first serve” no duplication select from the following: HERE (Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 4 2)  Autobiographical essay RD checked (Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 4 3 )
27 WEDNESDAY Reading log for A Rose For Emily.
28 THURSDAY Reading log for A Rose For Emily Answer Questions 1-8 page 524  (Check as done Assignment [  ] 3 4 4 )
29 FRIDAY Quiz Unit 5 Spelling and Vocabulary.   Complete questions.

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WEEK FIVE  
March 3 MONDAY Work returned --update notebook--surprise notebook check turn in assignment 3 1 1 (work for the week one) be sure your name is on it!  If you are interested in submitting your poem to the WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE ASSOCIATION TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST  the deadline and details are HERE  DEADLINE: Entries must be postmarked by MARCH 7, 2008.  Read "Letter from Birmingham Jail," pages 1137-45 on your own and answer questions1-8 in your reading log (3 5 1)
4 TUESDAY Read "Letter from Birmingham Jail," pages 1137-45 on your own and answer questions1-8 p 1146 in your reading log (3 5 1) HW-- MEMORIZE 2 lines of your Third Quarter Poetry Project per day for test Monday 10th!
5 WEDNESDAY View O Brother Where Art Thou? a retelling of the Odyssey in 1930's America.  As you view, due Friday, identify examples that might make this movie an example of Southern Gothic?  For extra credit, identify allusions to the Odyssey (HW 3.5.2 Check as done __).
6 THURSDAY View O Brother Where Art Thou?
7 FRIDAY View O Brother Where Art Thou?   Much of American Literature has to do with a journey.  Write a poem (any style but must use IMAGERY and must  NOT USE SLANG) about the lessons you  are learning on your personal journey just as both "Odysseus" from ninth grade English and "Ulysses Everett McGill" (from O Brother Where Art Thou? ) must also learn in their journeys.  Begin with an "invocation" for extra credit!  (HW 3.5.3 Check as done __) You  may describe the challenges you must overcome (yes, you may portray me as a monster) While your assignment doesn't have to be an EPIC it must be at least twenty lines in length. Turn in your handwritten rough draft with your final version due Friday the 14th.  HW  Memorize the first 12 lines of Third Quarter Poetry Project for surprise test  Monday!

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WEEK SIX  
10 MONDAY Test on first ten lines of poem.  Turn in Letter from Birmingham Jail questions 1-8 and assignment on O Brother Where Art Thou.
11 TUESDAY Extended Metaphor assignment 3 6 1 due Thursday 13th
12 WEDNESDAY Recital of 14 lines and Third Quarter Poetry Project Due today
13 THURSDAY Extended Metaphor assignment 3 6 1 due Work on Odyssey Poem and remember to bring Notebook Friday (every day).
14 FRIDAY Odyssey poem due. View/Read Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. Notes in class and worksheet: here.

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WEEK SEVEN  
17 MONDAY From last week due to my absence:

Open the textbook to page 742 and read Women’s Voices, Women’s Lives:

in your reading log notes for “The Story of an Hour” 783 identify the role of the 19th amendment.

Read from “Complaints and Disorders” page 782 and describe in a few paragraphs the common belief about women as the weaker sex as revealed in this article… is it the same as in the 19th century?

Do you believe women are weaker?

If do explain why women shouldn’t have the vote and the 19th amendment should be repealed… If you do not explain why women are not eligible for a draft or certain combat roles equally with men—Shouldn’t all rights be equal with responsibility? If not explain your reasons. Due Tuesday with the questions below:

On your own, read “The Story of an Hour” 783 Answer questions1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9.

Turn in Metaphor assignment and complete above. 

 
18 TUESDAY The Story of an Hour / The Yellow Wallpaper
19 WEDNESDAY The Story of an Hour / The Yellow Wallpaper  Turn in all assignments Due this week and last!  When we return the 27th and 28th we will meet in the computer lab to type up your autobiography and Walt Whitman assignment both du the 31st.
20 THURSDAY School Closed
21 FRIDAY School Closed

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WEEK EIGHT  
24 MONDAY School Closed
25 TUESDAY Begin new reading log for Anne Sexton's "Teenage Wasteland" page 1168 and answer the following-- What can a friend or sibling do to help a teen like Donny?  What do you think about how effective Cal was in helping Donny? Read Building Background and write a speech to be delivered to the PTA and board of education about rules you would advise parents to enforce to prevent the disintegration of their family and how best to help a teenager succeed in school based on the following questions:     If grades were abolished, what effect would there be on student's education?  Would you, personally, allow others to read and study on their own or make it difficult for them to learn? Would others?  Should mandatory school attendance be abolished?  What would the effect be if students could choose not to stay home-- what would parents have to do about teens at home all day?  What items might be included in a progress report or report card? Answer all six questions in the final draft, worth 50%, of your speech (extra credit if you type it) turn it in with your rough draft worth final 50% due Friday 28th (assignment 3 8 1).
26 WEDNESDAY Bring Walt Whitman Poem and Autobiography checked in class.
27 THURSDAY Period 1and 2 meet in 1102 Mr. Galanaugh,   Period 5 2118 Mr. Galanaugh Type final copy of WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE ASSOCIATION TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST This year's theme: THE CROSSING  Complete the assignment HERE [  ] 3 2 5 counts as five HW assignments All parts due Monday 31st and Wisdom in Reflection Copies of this go to Mr. Galanaugh Monday 31st and turn in a copy to your guidance counselor.
28 FRIDAY Period 1and 2 meet in 1102 Mr. Galanaugh,   Period 5 2118 Mr. Galanaugh Type final copy of WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACE ASSOCIATION TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST This year's theme: THE CROSSING  Complete the assignment HERE All parts due Monday 31st and Wisdom in Reflection Copies of this go to Mr. Galanaugh Monday 31st and turn in a copy to your guidance counselor.

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Week Nine  
 31 MONDAY All five steps of Walt Whitman Poetry Assignment are due as well as a copy of your Wisdom in Reflection autobiography (remember you should give a copy to your guidance counselor for their record).  Copy Unit 6 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook.   Write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn in (if not done complete for HW-- 3 9 1).  HW-- Study five words per night all this week (new bonus-- for each word, look up both a synonym and antonym and place those on the other side of the cards [sentences no longer accepted for extra credit!]).
APRIL 1 TUESDAY Introduction to reading  Death of a Salesman (DOAS);  reading in class.  Keep a reading log for a notebook grade 3 9 2 and in preparation for a test at the end of the play.  Identify the particular kind of American Dream of each of the main characters as well as any delusions they might have.  Also, cite examples of themes motifs and symbols used in the play.
2 WEDNESDAY Reading DOAS Death of a Salesman; reading in class. 
3 THURSDAY Reading DOAS Death of a Salesman; reading in class.  HW-- study for test!
4 FRIDAY Unit 6 Spelling and Vocabulary  Quiz

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Week TEN ASSIGNMENTS
7 MONDAY Reading DOAS Death of a Salesman; reading in class. 
8 TUESDAY Reading DOAS Death of a Salesman; reading in class. 
9 WEDNESDAY Viewing DOAS Death of a Salesman;
10 THURSDAY Viewing DOAS Death of a Salesman---All late work is due today as missing tasks were distributed Wednesday 4/ 2 /08[must have progress report signed by parent to be accepted Friday. 
11 FRIDAY Viewing DOAS Death of a Salesman Test on DOAS; End of 3rd marking period.

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FOURTH QUARTER:

 

 

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WEEK ONE  
14 MONDAY Viewing end of DOAS Death of a SalesmanAs with last quarter, you are going to be graded on your ability to keep the work for the week and checking off assignments you have turned in-- this may be worth up to 20% of your grade.
15 TUESDAY Introduction to the The show me don't tell me poetry project while there are many elements we will review in class, you are responsible for elements not assigned as HW.  Final Project due May 30 -- Create  10 HAIKU  five on the the following topics (barbeque, taking a test, summer, silence, the beach) and five of your own devising for a total of ten due Friday (4.1.1 Check as done __)  For an extra credit test grade, create a haiku each for Willy, Linda Biff, Happy, and Ben from Death of a Salesman!
16 WEDNESDAY CINQUAIN  Create five Cinquain due Friday (4.1.2 Check as done __)
17 THURSDAY Notes on Pattern poems-- Create three 10 line pattern poems each a different pattern and label the pattern for each poem due Monday 28th (4.1.3 Check as done __)
18 FRIDAY Work on ”  Test on notes this week. Turn in 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 complete 4.1.3 for H.W.

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WEEK TWO  
28 MONDAY Haiku (10), Cinquain(5), and labeled Pattern Poems (3) are due-- already turned in? GREAT!  If not--A.S.A.P.! Copy Unit 7 Spelling and Vocabulary into notebook.   Write sentences that use the words correctly to show their meaning and turn in (if not done then complete for HW-- 4 2 1).  HW-- Study five words per night all this week (new bonus-- for each word, look up both a synonym and antonym and place those on the other side of the cards [sentences no longer accepted for extra credit!]).  REMINDER-- as it has been approved by the board of education, there is no final exam for 11R-- each quarter is worth 25% AND THIS MAY EFFECT THE QUARTER GRADE YOU NEED TO PASS FOR THIS YEAR!
29 TUESDAY Notes on The Sonnet  An introduction and working in class. First Sonnet 4.2.2  (Check as done __)  Due Friday   Reminder-- Project due JUNE 6 (not the 30th! Change is due to availability of the computer lab may 28 29 and 30 as well as June 2 and 3 where we will work on the final drafts!
30 WEDNESDAY Second Sonnet due Monday 4.2.3 (Check as done __) 
MAY 1 THURSDAY One poem where you create an image using words in a pattern to describe the image: a concrete poem 4.2.3 (Check as done __) due Friday.
2 FRIDAY Unit 7 Spelling and Vocabulary  Quiz

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 WEEK THREE INTERIM REPORTS  (Due in last Friday)
5 MONDAY 24 Remaining  Unit 7 Quiz rescheduled for today! View Mona Lisa Smile and  Notes and answer the following in essay format "Why has the movie taken it's title taken from a renaissance painting?" ) You must  cite at least 5 specific examples from the film. 4 3 1 in your notebook due Friday16th.  Reminder, there are may be notebook checks every day you may not always see the grade or "check" going on.  You are expected to enter the class with your notebook, take a seat, and not have anything else on your lap or desk to to distract you other than assigned work-- all this before the bell if you are done see me.  If you choose not to behave as if you know the reason you are in school is to learn-- your grade reflects your poor understanding of what school is about-- see "participation" (looking at how other students behave is often a poor measure of what is expected for personal or academic success in a competitive world).
6 TUESDAY 23 Remaining View Mona Lisa Smile
7 WEDNESDAY 22 Remaining View Mona Lisa Smile
8 THURSDAY 21 Remaining View Mona Lisa Smile

Read “Separating” page 1180 Answer 1--7 in your notebook 4 3 2 by Friday 16th

9 FRIDAY 20 Remaining Count 'em on  one per toe and finger!  Begin Pursuit of Happyness and assignment as distributed 4 3 3 and complete your an American Dream Poem 4 3 4

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WEEK FOUR  
12 MONDAY 19 View end Mona Lisa Smile; Begin Pursuit of Happyness and assignment as distributed 4 3 3 and complete your an American Dream Poem 4 3 4 after you see film... extra credit if you refer to the pursuit of happiness!
13 TUESDAY 18 Remaining View Pursuit of Happyness
14 WEDNESDAY 17 Remaining View Pursuit of Happyness
15 THURSDAY 16 Remaining View View end Pursuit of Happyness  Begin Good Morning Vietnam and get notes on assignment 4 4 1  be sure to complete “Hostage” page 1200  and 1-8 in your notebook due Wednesday 21st (as revised in class) 4 5 1—counts as a test grade!
16 FRIDAY 15 Remaining View Good Morning Vietnam 

View Good Morning Vietnam “Separating” page 1180 Answers 1—7 are due at the start of the period.

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WEEK FIVE  
19 MONDAY 14 Remaining  View Good Morning Vietnam
20 TUESDAY Read “Hostage” page 1200  complete 1-8 in your notebook due Wednesday 21st 4 5 1.   Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam  In a Venn diagram compare and contrast the perspectives on war with Good Morning Vietnam
21 WEDNESDAY Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam   Complete all rough drafts for The show me don't tell me poetry project and bring them to the computer lab the Wednesday we return.
22 THURSDAY School Closed
23 FRIDAY School Closed

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WEEK SIX  

26

MONDAY School Closed

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TUESDAY School Closed
          28 WEDNESDAY 11 Remaining  Meet in Computer lab 1102 all this week and work on The show me don't tell me poetry project
29 THURSDAY 10 Remaining  Meet in Computer lab 1102 all this week and work on The show me don't tell me poetry project
30 FRIDAY 9 Remaining    Meet in Computer lab 1102 all this week and work on The show me don't tell me poetry project

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WEEK SEVEN  
June  2 MONDAY 8 Remaining    Period 1 Meet in Computer lab 1211 while periods 2 and 5 meet in 2118  Last day! HW Make sure your printer works before the due date!
3 TUESDAY 7 Remaining    Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam  In a Venn diagram compare and contrast the perspectives on war with Good Morning Vietnam
4 WEDNESDAY     End Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam  complete Venn Due Thursday

Begin Field of Dreams Project  Packet Study Guide worth 50% and  Project you select from end of packet worth 50%  Assignment 4 7 1 Field of Dreams (Poetry Project Due at start of class Friday 12th) Together they make up 20% of quarter grade!

5 THURSDAY Count em on  one hand! Field of Dreams Project  Packet Study Guide; HW turn in poetry Project at start of class-- printer trouble-- get a note from parent to not lose credit-- Staplers are in Library.
6 FRIDAY Field of Dreams Project  Packet Study Guide   The show me don't tell me poetry project is due today at the start of the period to be on time, no I don't have a stapler... yes it must be bound together.

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WEEK EIGHT  
9 MONDAY 3 Remaining Finding Forrester Assignment Counts as two test grades!
10 TUESDAY 2 Remaining Finding Forrester Assignment
11 WEDNESDAY 1 Remaining Finding Forrester Assignment

HW Field of Dreams and Finding Forrester Assignment assignment due Friday.

12 THURSDAY All work is due!  Have a great summer!
13 FRIDAY  

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WEEK NINE  
16 MONDAY  
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18 WEDNESDAY  
19 THURSDAY  
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WEEK TEN    
23 MONDAY  
24 TUESDAY  
25 WEDNESDAY Grades Due
26 LAST DAY THURSDAY Conference Day
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