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Period 6

     Period 6           

English III   2008 - 2009

This class is a chronological study of American literature. 

We study novels, stories, poetry, classic films, and historical and biograghical information,

 while covering the California State Standards in preparation for the STAR tests in May.

Semester Two

This Week:  March 16 - 20 

Monday -  Chapter 8 - 9 of My Antonia -

Tuesday - Immigration Timeline; Irish immigrants

Wednesday - Chapters 11 - 12

Thursday - Chapter 13

Friday - Chapter 14

March 9 - 13

Monday - Begin My Antonia - make chapter notes

Tuesday -  Immigration Timeline; My Antonia

WednesdayMy Antonia

Thursday - My Antonia - chapters 1-7 done by Monday

Friday - Notes on Smoke Signals -

March 2 - 6

Monday - Write "history" page of rough draft; Grammar: practice capitalization

Tuesday - Write "life" page of rough draft; Grammer: practice spelling numbers

Wednesday -  Write "achievement" page of rough draft; grammar: practice "confusing words"

Thursday -  Begin Hemingway's "Soldier's Home" - make notes about main character

Friday -  Finish story and discuss -

February 23 - 27

Monday -  Make title page in class; make notes

Tuesday - Make notes on Heming biography p. 608-609; Hand out quotation worksheet

Wednesday - Write paragraph with quotation and parentheitcal note

Thursday -  Notesheets turned in for a grade; Notes on Paths of Glory

Friday - World War I poetry

February 16 - 20

Monday - No School

Tuesday - Practice citing Internet sources (type 2 on the reference sheet); make notes

Wednesday - Make notes

Thursday - Make Works Cited page - alphabetical with reverse indentation; make notes on history

Friday - Make Works Cited if not done; make notes on achievement

February 9 - 13

Monday -        

Tuesday -        

Wednesday -    Show examples of plagiarism - practice notes and use of quotation

Thursday-         Turn in neat Outline for Research paper and Notesheets

Friday -            NO SCHOOL

February 2 - 6

Monday -         REVIEW use of quotation marks; Handbook: Review A (339-40) - Answer 1- 10

Research paper:

Tuesday -         Write topics on outline worksheet for part II. - Life of…     

                         Make a notesheet for one topic and start making notes

Wednesday -    Write topics on outline worksheet for part I. - Historical Background

Thursday-         Write neat Chronology in class – turn in at end of period -

Friday -            PRACTICE using quotations in a paragraph

January 26 - 30

  • READ article in National Geographic (15 - 20 min.)
  • MAKE NOTES in journal using RP notesheet format
  • Make oral presentation using notes
  • Assign research paper topics
  • Hand out sheet with research process and deadlines - Begin chronology using encyclopedia                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Semester One

 

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