English 9

IMPORTANT DATES

5/21: IR book must be completed

5/31: Critical Lens draft must be completed by the end of class

5/28: Final Exam Review: Grammar study guide must be complete and due in class - definitions and specific examples

6/3: Final Exam Review: Literature study guide must be complete and due in class - definitions and specific examples

6/7: Final Exam Review: Authors/plot study guide must be complete and due in class - definitions and specific examples

6/13: FINAL EXAM 8:30

 

Unit of Study: Critical Lens Writing

May 28 - 31, 2013

5/28-29: Writing a critical lens essay outline

5/30-31: Writing a first critical lens essay draft

 

Unit of Study: Critical Lens Writing

May 20 - 22, 2013

5/20: Writing a critical lens essay

5/21-22: No class (spirit week)

Unit of Study: Research Paper Drafts- research folder should be in class EVERY DAY! and Punctuation

May 13 - 17, 2013

5/13: HW p 313 12-26

5/14: Final research paper due at the end of class

5/15: HW p 313 12-26

5/16: Study for test tomorrow

5/17: Test: Punctuation chapter 12

Unitof Study: Research Paper Drafts- research folder should be in class EVERY DAY! and Punctuation

May 6 - May 10, 13

5/6: HW p 296 12-18

5/8: HW p 306 12-22; p 302 12-20

 

Unit of Study: Research Paper Drafts- research folder should be in class EVERY DAY! and Punctuation

April 29 - May 3, 2013

4/29: HW: p 287 12-12

4/30: HW p 290 12-14; 12-12

5/1 - 5/3: Research paper drafts (due at the end of class on May 3)

Unit of Study: Research Paper Outlines - research folder should be in class EVERY DAY!

April 22 - 26, 2013

4/22 write one journal entry for Red Badge of Courage

4/23 - 24: Writing outlines (in class)

4/25: Terra Nova (no class)

4/26: HW 2 journal entries due on Monday for Red Badge of Courage

 

 

Unit of Study: Research Paper workshop and Terra Nova Test Prep

April 15 - 19, 2013

Begin reading Red Badge of Courage and journal

 

Unit of Study: Grammar - Punctuation

April 8 - 12, 2013

4/8: p 276 12-3; 12-4

4/9: TBA

4/10: We will be discussing oru research paper today in class.  Please make sure you are present.

4/11: P 283 12-8

4/12: p 285 12-10

 

Unit of Study:  Grammar (Verbs)

March 18 - 22, 2013

3/18 - 3/19: finish writing Cause/Effect essays in class

3/20: HW p 99 4-15

3/21: p 93 4-9 and p 109 4-23

3/22: finish Terra Nova Review packet

March 11 - 15, 2013

3/11: HW p 88 4-6

3/12: HW p 92 4-8

3/13: HW p 95 4-11

3/15: HW p 97 4-13

 

Unit of Study: Writing Cause and Effect essays and Grammar (Verbs)

March 4 - 8, 2013

3/5: HW p 83 4-2; p 85 4-4

(The rest of the week we will be writing our cause/effect essays in class.)

March 4 - 8, 2013

February 25 - March 1, 2012

2/27: 3 articles due for cause/effect essay

Unit of Study: Pronouns

February 4 - February 8, 2013

2/4: Study for SAT vocab Test on 2/5

2/5: SAT Vocab Test

2/6: HW p 61 3-17

2/7: HW p 64 3-20

2/8: HW p 69 3-25

 

 

January 28 - February 1

1/28: HW p 47 3-2

1/29: HW p 50 3-4

1/30 HW: p 52 3-6; p 53 3-8

1/31: HW p 58 3-13

 

Unit of Study: Martin Luther King Jr. Speech - I Have a Dream

January 7 - January 17 - PLEASE REFER TO YOUR CLASS HANDOUTS

1/17: 5 facts about Mark Twain

1/7: Read "Background" and write a one paragraph response

1/8: TBA in class

1/9: #3-6 on handout

1/10: #10 on handout

1/11: define right and left wing philosophy

 

Unit of Study: Grammar - Nouns

December 10-14, 2012

December 10: HW p 40 2-15

December 11: HW p 28-39 2-13 #6-10; 2-14 #6-10

December 12: HW p 399 #1-10 and SAT 2 VOCAB DUE

December 13: HW p 84 4-6

December 14: HW p 86 4-8

December 5: HW p 26 2-2; p28 2-3 #6-10

December 6: HW p 33 2-8

December 7: HW p34 2-10; p37 2-12

Unit of Study: Grammar - Sentences

November 26 - 30, 2012

11/26: HW - P 7 1-5

11/27: HW p 10 1-8

11/28: HW p 12 1-10

11/29: HW p 16 1-13 A and B; p 17 1-14 #1-5 A and B

11/30: HW p 397 #1-15 

Unit of Study: Animal Farm - George Orwell

October 22 - November 21, 2012

refer to class calendar

October 15 - 19

Please refer to the detailed reading calendar distributed in class.

October 17: HW AF vocab due on Friday; "Background and Concepts" due tomorrow

Octoer 18: HW finish Vocabulary

October 19: Identify: Stalin, Lenin, Trotsky, "Bloody Sunday", and Bolsheviks

 

Unit of Study: Elements of a Short Story

10/9-12

10/10: Finish "Shattered" p 94 #2-4

10/11: Study for test

10/12: IR In class reading

10/1-10/5/2012

10/2: HW p 65 "respond and interpret" #3-6

10/3: HW p 68 "Practice"

10/5: HW p 87 #2-4

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9/24 - 9/28/2012

9/24: In Class reading

study for SAT Vocab Test on Friday

 

9/17 - 9/21/2012

9/17: work on SAT Vocab and IR reading

9/19: HW - Finish reading "The Leap"; p 52 "Respond and Interpret" #1-6

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9/10 - 9/14/12

9/10: HW - journal entry on IR book regarding one literary element learned inclass

9/11: read IR and work on SAT vocabulary; sutdy elements of a short story

9/12: Vocab p 11 - write the definition and your own sentence

9/13: finish reading "The Lady, or the Tiger"; p 19 "Literary Elements" #1-2

9/14: read IR and work on SAT vocab