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Homework - Pre-AP E1H

8/23/10

  • Syllabus/Policy Sheet/Rules distributed and reviewed
  • Return signed page and Plagiarism Sheet next class
  • Student Inventory Sheet
  • 3 Things About Me Activity
  • Letters from the class of 2013
  • HW - First impressions of GJHS (1/2 page)

 8/25/10

  • Period 3 - School-wide Bullying Presentation
  • Period 5 - GJHS/TExtbook Scavenger Hunt

8/27/10

Bellwork - The best thing about high school is...(1/2 page)

  • Policy/Plagiarism sheet due
  • Pretest
  • Letterman Top Ten List (due next class - 8/31)

8/31/10

Bellwork - The best thing about my 8th grade English class was....The worst thing about my 8th grade English class was...(1/2 page)

  • Letterman Top Ten List due
  • Plagiarism/Parody Presentation
  • Parody HW - due 9/2

9/2/10

 Bellwork - Dead word "good" - List 10 synonyms for the word "good"

  • Parody Assignment due
  • Newspaper Assignment - first one due 9/9
  • Student ID's
  • Parts of Speect Project Assigned
  • nouns/verbs/pronouns/adjectives/adverbs due 9/13
  • prepositions/interjections/conjunctions due 9/15

9/7/10

Bellwork:  Clear your desk of everything but air and elbows.

  • Work on parts of speech assignment
  • Discovery testing
  • First Newspaper Assignment due 9/9
  • Textbooks assigned

9/9/10

Bellwork - What does the following quote mean, "Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional." - Chili Davis (1/2 page)

  • Newspaper Assignment due
  • Coming of Age/Diction Lesson (denotation/connotation)
  • Read "The Talk" (Soto) and "New Directions" (Angelou)
  • Diction HW
  • Parts of Speech Projects due 9/13 and 9/15

9/13/10

Bellwork - Kill "bad."  List 10 synonyms for the word "bad."

  • Collect Diction HW
  • Read "Harrison Bergeron" (Vonnegut)
  • Work on Parts of Speech Projects (nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs - due next class)
  • Create Writing Portfolios
  • QW - What would the world be like if everyone were truly equal in every way?  Explain your answer.  (1/2 page)

9/15/10

Bellwork - Clear your desk of everything except for air and elbows. 

  • Parts of Speech Presentations (nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs)
  • Parts of Speech HW
  • Early Release Day

9/17/10

Bellwork - Clear your desk of everything except for air and elbows.

  • Parts of Speech Presentations (prepositions, interjections, conjunctions)
  • Grammar Rock dvd
  • Parts of Speech HW
  • Quiz on all 8 parts of speech NEXT class!

9/22/10

 

BellworkDead Word “ugly” – List 10 synonyms for “ugly”

?Send Parts of Speech Review Sheet forward
?Media Center Orientation – 3 (8:45)
?Editorial #2 due next class!
?Parts of Speech Quiz
?Freshman Elections – Friday at lunch
?Interims - Friday
9/24/10
 Dead Word – “pretty” – List 10 synonyms for the word “pretty”
?Editorial #2 due!
?Expository In-Class Essay (County-wide assessment)
?Freshman Elections – Today at lunch
?Sentences by Function – Declarative, Imperative, Exclamatory, Interrogative
 9/28/10

Bellwork – Do you have any siblings?  If so, tell me about them.  If not, tell me what it is

like to be an only child.  (1/2 page)

  • Sentences by Function HW due
  • The Scarlet Ibis
  • HW - Ibis – simile/metaphor chart
9/30/10
 Bellwork – Send your HW forward and take out 2 pieces of paper and a writing utensil.
?Scarlet Ibis mini-quiz
?Clauses/Phrases HW
?Collect Scarlet Ibis simile/metaphor chart
?Persuasive In-Class Essay
?SSR – if time permits

10/4/10

Bellwork – Define courage.  What does it

mean to be courageous?  Who is the most

courageous person you know?  Why?  (1/2

page)

?Scarlet Ibis Vocabulary – test and work due next class!
?TKAM background PowerPoint
?Scottsboro Boys Video
?TKAM Anticipation Guide
?TKAM Reading Schedule Distributed
?HW - TKAM Chapter 1
10/6/10

Bellwork –What is the biggest issue in our society today?

Why is it important?  What can be done to make the

situation better? Explain your answer.   (1/2 page)

?Scarlet Ibis Vocabulary – test and work due next class!
?TKAM background PowerPoint
?Scottsboro Boys Video
?TKAM Anticipation Guide
?TKAM Reading Schedule/Map of Maycomb distributed
?HW - TKAM Chapter 1
10/8/10

Bellwork – What do you remember about

your first day of Kindergarten?  Were you

excited to start school?  Explain your

answer.  (1/2 Page)

?Quiz Chapter 1 of TKAM
?HW - Read Chapters 2-4 TKAM
?“Scarlet Ibis” Vocabulary Quiz/Work due
?TKAM Study Guide distributed – Do Chapters 1 – 4 questions
TKAM Reading Schedule
TKAM Reading Schedule – McDermott E1H Pre A.P.
 10/6/10 –Chapter 1
10/8/10 – Chapters 2, 3, & 4
10/12/10 – Chapters 5, 6, & 7
10/14/10 – Chapters 8 & 9
10/18/10 – Chapters 10 & 11
10/20/10 – Chapters 12, 13, & 14
10/25/10 – Chapters 15, 16, 17, & 18
10/27/10 – Chapters 19, 20, & 21
10/29/10 – Chapters 22, 23, & 24
11/2/10 –Chapters 25, 26, & 27
11/4/10 – Chapters 28 & 29
11/8/10 – Chapters 30 & 31

10/12/10

Bellwork – Tell me about a time you were caught in a lie.  What did you lie about?

How were you caught?  (1/2 page)

?Quiz- Chapters 2-4 of TKAM
?QW - Miss Caroline’s Journal Entry
?Read Chapters 5-7 of TKAM
?Chapters 5 – 7 study questions

Create your own Radley House assignment – due 10/18/10

10/14/10

 Bellwork  What is your favorite season?  What makes it the best?  Explain your

answer.  (1/2 page)

?Spirit Week (10/25-10/29)
?TKAM-Chapters 6 & 7 Reading Quiz
?Read Chapters 8 & 9 in TKAM
?Snow-Images PowerPoint
?Radley House Worksheet due 10/18
?TKAM Study Questions
?QW – Snow -  Have you ever seen snow?  If so, describe it.  If not, what do you imagine it is like? (1/2 page)
10/18/10

Bellwork – Dead word “love” – List 10 synonyms for the word “love”

?Radley House Worksheet due
?TKAM Reading Quiz Chapters 8 & 9
?TKAM Study Questions
?Read Chapters 10 & 11 in TKAM
?Lakeland Ledger Editorial Contest – Topics and Due Dates (Rough Draft – 10/27, Final Copy – 11/2)
10/20/10
 Bellwork – Dead word “hate” – List 10 synonyms for the word “hate”
?TKAM Chapters 12-14 – HW
?Chapter 11 TKAM mini-quiz
?TKAM Study Questions
?Lakeland Ledger Editorial Research – THIS CLASS ONLY!
?Lakeland Ledger Editorial Contest –Due Dates (Rough Draft – 10/27, Final Copy – 11/2)
?Review Editorial Rubric
?2014 T-shirt order forms
?TKAM - Character Worksheets due 10/27
10/25/10
 Bellwork Check.  Send your bellwork folders forward.  You should have 16 entries.
?2014 T-shirt
?TKAM - Character Worksheets due 10/27
?TKAM 12-14 Quiz
?Read TKAM Chapters 15 – 18
?Lakeland Ledger Editorial Rough Draft due NEXT CLASS! Final Copy due 11/2 (with rough draft and peer editing attached)
?TKAM Study Questions
10/27/10
 Bellwork – What is the hardest thing about being a parent?  Explain your answer. 
?TKAM Chapters 15-18 Quiz
?TKAM 19-21
?Rough Draft of Editorial Due
?Peer Editing of Editorial (2)
?Final Copy of Editorial due 11/2
? 2014 T-shirt $ due by 11/1
?TKAM - Character Worksheets due
10/29/10
Bellwork – Copy the following into your bellwork folder for today:
qInternal conflict – conflict that occurs inside a character
qExternal conflict – conflict between a character and an outside force
?HW - TKAM Chapters 22-24
?HW - TKAM Conflict Types
?TKAM Atticus’ Letter - Quiz
Final Copy of Editorial Due Next Class!
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