Homework

HOMEWORK!!  Remember, every little bit counts when its worth 20% 

4/6/2011

English II:

           RESEARCH

English IV:

           grammar worksheets 

4/5/2011

English II:

            RESEARCH

English IV:

            prologue character poster

3/31/2011

English II:

            rewrite Tan and Cisneros essays

            grammar quiz Friday

English IV:

            Grendel's perspective due Friday

            Beowulf Monuments and Odes due Monday

English IV:3/29/2010

English II:

            rewrite Tan and Cisneros essays

English IV:

            flipbook and study discussion questions due tomorrow.

            Grendel point of view writing due Friday!

3/24/2011

English II:

           vignette books due tomorrow

           vocab quiz tomorrow

English IV:

           pep talk presentations tomorrow 

3/23/2011

English II:

             work on vignette books

English IV:

            draw Grendel, finish Flipbook notes for "The Coming of Beowulf" 

3/22/2011

English II:

           work on vignette books

English IV:

           rd "The Coming of Grendel" and take flipbook notes

3/16/2011

English II:

             finish reading, journal

English IV:

             rough draft due tomorrow!

3/14/2011

English II:

             rd. 67-88, journal

English IV:

             rough draft due thursday

             grammar worksheet

3/10/2011

English II:

             rd pgs. 1-42, journal

English IV:

             project

             test tomorrow...make sure your study guide is filled out!

3/9/2011

English II:

              "Rules of the Game" journals

              parts of speech quiz tomorrow

English IV:

               projects and study for test on Friday

3/7/2011

English II:

               rd "ethnic minorities" and complete a 10% summary

English IV:

               projects!!!

3/4/2011

English II:

                Flipbook and Othello essay rough draft due Monday

English IV:

                outlines due Monday

                The Kite Runner projects due 3.15

                The Kite Runner test next thursday, study guide is due at that time.

3/1/2011

English II:

             Rough draft of essay due Mon.

             Othello Test friday

English IV:

             finish reading The Kite Runner

             vocab story due Tomorrow 

2/24/2010

English II:

             Finish Othello and complete flipbook

             vocab exercise E

English IV:

             grammar worksheets: preposition, conjunctions, interjections

             thesis statement

             Chapter 21-25 due Wednesday

2/17/2011

English II:

             Character Monologue

             Vocab Short Story using all 15 words...2 pages please.

English IV:

             Research "Organizing Your Research" Worksheet is due WEDNESDAY

             Chapters 15-20 of The Kite Runner are due THURSDAY

2/15/2011

English II:

             Character Monologue

English IV:

             Chapters 10-14 due tomorrow

2/11/2011

English II:

              Finish reading Act II, complete flipbook  notes

English IV:

              chapters 10-14 due Wednesday

              continue research

2/10/2011

English II:

              Act One Soliloquy Analysis

English IV:

              6-9 of The Kite Runner due Friday

              Research

 2/9/2011

English II:

               finish reading Act I, scene 2 of Othello

English IV:

              6-9 of The Kite Runner due Friday

              Research

2/8/2010

English II:

               journal: "reflect on class"

English IV:

              rd. 6-9 for Friday

              continue research for paper

2/4/2010

English II:

              rd. Cultural Context of Othello and Elizabethan Women and take notes in flipbook

English IV:

              Chapter 1-5 due Monday, reading and study guide questions

              choose a research paper topic

1/10/2011

Honors: find one poem from the book you took home.

               rd. and answer questions for "Tableau at Twilight" and "Ex-Basketball Player"

CP: finish reading TKM and complete study guide

1/6/2010

Honors: rd "Women" and "Ornamental Sketch with Verbs" pg 368-373 and answer Study and Discussion Questions

               rd. and note "rhyme"

CP: rd Ch. 24-25

1/5/2010

Honors: revise essays,

                 8 line object as speaker poem

                 read and note "syntax" reading

CP: journal about your experience of hte trial...STAY IN CHARACTER

1/3/2010

Honors: revise essays, formal copy due Friday

CP: vocabulary crossword puzzle

12/21/2010

Honors: study for parts of a sentence quiz tomorrow

CP: rd. Ch. 14-15, complete study guide

      punctuation quiz tomorrow...STUDY

12/20/2010

Honors: study TKM, TEST tomorrow! see study link (I made flashcards for you!) Smile

CP: rd Chapters 12-13, complete study guide

       punctuation quiz on Wednesday

12/17/2010

Honors: study TKM, grammar and complete TKM symbolism

CP: complete "climbing into a person's skin" writing assignment

12/13/2010

Honors: rd. Chpt. 22-24, study guide

CP: rd. Chpt. 6-7, complete study guide

12/10/2010

Honors: rd. Chpt. 13-17, complete study guide

                "climbing into another person's skin" writing assignment

CP: rd. Chpt. 1-3, complete study guide

12/7/2010

Honors: rd Chpt. 6-7, complete study guide

CP: 3x3x3 journal entry based on The Great Debaters

12/6/2010

Honors: rd 4-5 and complete study guide questions

CP: complete dashes, hyphens and apostrophes grammar worksheets.

12/2/2010

CP:

comma worksheet "Commas with Introductory Elements"

11/29/2010

Honors:

          journal entry based on today's class

          finish song verses

CP:

      block 2: comma worksheet

      block 3: finish reading Night

11/23/2010

Honors:

          think of a chorus line and be prepared to present your project.

CP:

        3x3x3 journal response to reading Night

11/16/2010

Honors: 3x3x3 journal in response to your reading of the first 3 chapters in The Narrative and Life of Frederick Douglass.

                             3 questions, 3 comments, 3 connections (personal connections must be at least 5 lines)

CP: rough draft of research paper due TOMORROW

11/4/2010

Honors: rough draft of paper due 11/9

               finish reading Night by Wed. 11/10

CP: continue taking notes on the sources  you submitted for approval today

      study for vocab quiz tomorrow

11/3/2010

Honors: rough draft of paper due 11/9

               rd pages 1-26 in Night

               reflection journal based on the day's lesson and the first 26 pages of Night

CP: continue research, must have four sources noted by the end of class tomorrow

11/1/2010

Honors: rough draft of paper due 11/9

CP: continue research, all sources due end of class Thurs.

10/29/2010

Honors: outline due Monday

CP: grammar worksheet

       choose research topic

       complete any make-up work

10/28/2010

Honors: research sources due tomorrow.

CP: write a refelction on the Mango Street Unit and our Vignette Project

       grammar review sheet

10/26/2010

Honors: continue research

CP: work on vignettes, tomorrow is the last day in the pclab

10/22/2010

Honors: Mango Street Project due Monday

               Reflection Journal on Freedom Writers

               Begin Research on Topic

               Have a great weekend!

CP:  character collage due Monday

        do necessary work on vignette writing

10/21/2010

Honors: choose research project

               Mango Street project due Monday

               Study for Vocab Quiz Tomorrow

CP: work on vignettes

       Character Collage due Monday

       Study for Vocab Quiz Tomorrow!

10/19/2010

Honors: finish vignettes for tomorrow....project due Monday

CP: finish reading The House on Mango Street, complete study guide (due tomorrow)

       quiz on Mango Street tomorrow!

10/18/2010

Honors: work on both independent (10/25) and vignette project (10/20)

CP: rd. 67-88 and complete study guide

10/15/2010

Honors: work on both independent and vignette project

CP: rd 43-66, complete study guide

10/14/2010

Honors: work on both independent and vignette project

CP: finish barebones paragraph from class

       rd 20-42 and complete study guide

10/13/2010

Honors: write a five sentence punctuation quiz for colons and semi-colons.  (this is just like the one we did for commas)

               read over the project guidelines and come to class prepared to ask questions and share ideas

              write a one page reflection on your understanding and experience of The House on Mango Street...this is a journal entry but does not go in your blue journals.

CP: read pages 1-19 of The House on Mango Street and answer the 6 study guide questions which correspond to this reading assignment.

10/8/2010

Honors: finish reading The House on Mango Street, complete study guide

               respond to 3 journal prompts in your journals

               have a great long weekend!!! :)

CP: TBA

10/7/2010

Honors: finish reading The House on Mango Street, complete study guide

CP: formal copy of Othello essay due Friday

       test extra credit due Friday

       all books returned on Friday

10/6/2010

Honors: rd pgs. 43-66, complete study guide

               create a 5 sentence comma quiz

CP: formal copy of Othello essay due Friday

       test extra credit due Friday

       all books returned by Friday

10/5/2010

Honors: rd. pg. 19-42, complete study guide

               culture show and tell

CP: bring in a rough draft of all 5 paragraphs of your persuasive essay

10/4/2010

Honors: rd pg. 1-18 and complete study guide questions

              reflection journal and notes on Sandra Cisneros

CP: finish typing introduction and first body paragraph

10/1/2010

Honors: formal essay due Monday

CP: enjoy your weekend!

9/30/2010

Honors: formal essay due Monday

               study for vocab quiz tomorrow

               1 pg. journal. topic: othello in translation, reflect on film, was it effective/appropriate, did you enjoy it, did it change your understanding, would have have changed anything....what is significant about the fact that the plot was so easily manipulated?

CP: vocab exercise 2E

9/29/2010

Honors: rough draft due tomorrow

              vocab exercise 2E

              study for grammar quiz tomorrow

CP: Othello TEST and flipbooks due tomorrow

9/27/2010

Honors: grammar review sheet

               rough draft of essay due THURS.

CP: villain questions (4)

       study for Othello TEST on Thurs. and vocab quiz on Fri. 

9/24/2010

Honors: wanted posters due Monday!

CP: 1 page journal entry "Who is the worse villain: Othello or Iago? Give at least three reasons, try and use rhetoric!"

9/23/2010

Honors: study for Othello TEST tomorrow

               wanted posters due Mon.

CP: Act V Soliloquy Analysis 

9/22/2010

Honors: Class reflection journal

               grammar review sheet 

CP: prepositions and interjections sheet

 

9/21/2010

Honors: Act V Soliloquy Analysis

               Rd. Rhetoric Article and take notes in flipbook

              movie permission slip

               practice character monologue

CP: movie permission slip

       block 2= "Othello and Desdemona" journal 

9/20/2010

Honors: Finish reading Act V, take flip book notes

             Adverb grammar worksheet

             practice character monologues

CP: grammar review sheet, nouns, adjectives and pronouns

      block 2 only: "othello and desdemona" journal due Wed.

9/16/2010

Honors: Finish reading Act IV, take flipbook notes

             study for vocab quiz tomorrow

             character monologue rehearsal is Monday...you should be writing and practicing!

CP: Act III Soliloquy Analysis

      study for vocab quiz tomorrow 

9/15/2010

 Honors: Act III Soliloquy Analysis

              Verb Worksheet

              Finish "Othello and Desdemona" journal

CP: vocab story review worksheet

      grammar review worksheet

9/13/2010

Honors: 

             vocab exercise 1E

 CP: Act II soliloquy Analysis

        Pronoun Worksheet #2 

9/12/2010

Honors: finish reading Act III and take flipbook notes

             complete Act II soliloquy analysis

             interjections, conjunctions, prepositions grammar worksheets

CP: pronoun worksheet

      1 page reflection journal.  you must reflect (i.e. share an opinion, question, connect, predict) on the sonnet tableaux vivant activity.  You may also reflect on anything else related to the class....vocab, summer reading, shakespeare, concerns, questions, hopes...whatever you are thinking about right now.

9/10/2010

Honors: finish reading Act II and complete notes in flipbook

             complete all four pronoun worksheets

             revised Summer Reading due Monday!

CP: noun and adjective worksheet 

9/9/2010

Honors: finish reading Act I and complete Soliloquy Analysis worksheet

               complete noun and adjective worksheet

               revise summer reading 

CP: complete Soliloquy Analysis for Act I

9/8/2010

Honors: finish reading through Act I, scene 2 of Othello 

               revise Summer Reading-due Monday

CP: read "Elizabethan Women" article and answer questions in flipbook

9/7/2010

Honors: gather required materials and return parent signed syllabus slip

            1 pg typed journal response (free write), you must reflect (i.e. share an opinion, question, connect, predict) on the sonnet tableaux vivant activity.  You may also reflect on anything else related to the class....vocab, summer reading, shakespeare, concerns, questions, hopes...whatever you are thinking about right now.

CP: gather required materials and return parent signed syllabus slip

     read "Cultural Context for Othello" and answer two questions in flipbook with complete and detailed responses.

9/3/2010

Honors: gather required materials and return parent signed syllabus slip

             rd "Cultural Context for Othello" and "Elizabethan Women" and take notes in flipbook

            find a newspaper or magazine article that relates to one of these three topics: individual vs. society, cultural context of Othello, or roles of women during the Elizabethan era and type a one page response which explores the connection and your understanding of the topic

 CP: gather required materials for class and return parent signed syllabus slip 

       Block 3- finish villain journal entry

9/2/2010

Honors: Tomorrow is the last day to submit summer reading essays.

            parent slip from bottom of syllabus and all required materials due Sept. 8

CP: Tomorrow is the last day to submit summer reading responses.  Students who do not hand in their summer reading work will be     

                   required to stay afterschool to make up the assignment.

      parent slip from bottom of syllabus and all required materials due Sept. 8