Weekly outline

  • 19 October - 25 October

    Monday: Meet in Library

    • DUE: Final Draft of the 1st Quarter Independent Book Review (hard copy and turnitin.com)
    • Membean Test 1 Make-ups
    • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
      • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
      • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
    • Your response to this week's prompt must be written for Night. Do not choose a different literary work or you will not receive any credit for it. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

    Tuesday:

    • Pulling quotes assignment to be completed in pairs

    Wednesday:

    • Night Reading Test
    • Finish Grammar from Friday: pp. 161-162 Exercises 5 and 6

    Thursday:

    • Finish working on pulling quotes assignment
    • DUE EOP: Pulling quotes assignment

    Friday:

    Weekly Homework:

    • Read independent book (book review due 12/14)
    • Complete 30 minutes and 7 words on Membean.com by midnight Sunday night
    • Complete Myaccess.com essay and revisions by midnight Sunday night

    • 11 January - 17 January

      Monday:

      • Picture stories

      Tuesday:

      • Read "The Scarlet Ibis" and "If There Be Sorrow" pp. 342-355. Complete p. 356 1-12 and Writing: You Are Here

      Wednesday:

      • SSR

      Thursday:

      • Review and discuss The Odyssey essays from last semester.

      Friday:

      • Review and discuss The Odyssey essays from last semester.
      • Intro 2nd Qtr Department Writing Prompt
      • 18 January - 24 January

        Monday: NO SCHOOL (MLK Jr. Day)

        Tuesday: Library

        • Check out To Kill a Mockingbird
        • 2nd Qtr Writing Prompt- Complete it on My Access

        Wednesday:

        • SSR

        Thursday:

        • To Kill a Mockingbird Research Activity (2-3 per group)

        Friday:

        • Research Activity Contest

        Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

        • Read Chapters 1-5 of To Kill a Mockingbird (by Tuesday)
        • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
        • Complete your My Access Essay

        • 25 January - 31 January

          Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

          • Save last week's essay to your electronic portfolio
          • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
            • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
            • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
          • Write an essay to this week's prompt. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

          Tuesday:

          • Historical background for TKAM:
          • TKAM Reading Logs Ch 1-5 (may complete in groups of 2-3)

          Wednesday: Student Free Day

          Thursday:

          • SSR

          Friday:

          • TKAM Reading Logs Ch 1-5

          Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

          • Read Chapters 6-10 of To Kill a Mockingbird (by Tuesday). Must complete reading logs for these chapters
          • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
          • Complete your My Access Essay
          • 1 February - 7 February

            Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

            • Save last week's essay to your electronic portfolio
            • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
              • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
              • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
            • Write an essay to this week's prompt. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

            Tuesday:

            • TKAM Reading Logs Ch 1-5

            Wednesday:

            • SSR

            Thursday:

            • Quiz on TKAM Ch. 1-10
            • Discuss TKAM

            Friday:

            • Marking the text and reading logs

            Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

            • Read Chapters 11-16 of To Kill a Mockingbird (by Tuesday). Must complete reading logs for these chapters
            • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
            • Complete your My Access Essay

            • 8 February - 14 February

              Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

              • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
                • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
                • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
              • Write an essay to this week's prompt. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

              Tuesday:

              • Discuss TKAM Ch 1-10

              Wednesday:

              • SSR

              Thursday:

              • TKAM Ch 11-16 Quiz
              • Discuss TKAM Ch 11-16

              Friday:

              • Close Reading of a Literary Passage:
              • Assign the TKAMB close reading assignment (study over the weekend and write the essay in class on Tuesday)

              Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

              • Read Chapters 17-21 of To Kill a Mockingbird (by 2/23).
              • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
              • Complete your My Access Essay (by 2/21)
              • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 3/14

              • 15 February - 21 February

                Monday: NO SCHOOL (Presidents' Day)

                Tuesday: MEET IN LIBRARY

                • Complete the Close Reading Essay

                Wednesday:

                • SSR

                Thursday:

                • Bring printed copy of Tuesday's Close Reading Essay
                • Peer Edits

                Friday:

                • Rewrite and final draft of the Close Reading Essay (Hard copy and submitted to Turnitin.com)

                Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                • Read Chapters 17-21 of To Kill a Mockingbird (by 2/23).
                • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                • Complete your My Access Essay (by 2/21)
                • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 3/14


                • 22 February - 28 February

                  Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

                  • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
                    • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
                    • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
                  • Write an essay to this week's prompt. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

                  Tuesday: 

                  • TKAM Ch 17-21 Quiz
                  • Discuss TKAM

                  Wednesday:

                  • SSR

                  Thursday:

                  • Watch The Scottsboro Boys Movie:

                  Friday:

                  • Finish watching The Scottsboro Boys Movie
                  • Discuss the film and its relation and relevance to TKAM
                  • Assign and prepare for the Socratic Seminar

                  Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                  • Read Chapters 22 to the end of To Kill a Mockingbird (by 3/1).
                  • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                  • Complete your My Access Essay
                  • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 3/14


                  • 29 February - 6 March

                    Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

                    • Log in to Myaccess.com. Your log in information is as follows:
                      • Username: first name + ID Number (Wendy123456)
                      • Password: 999 + last name (999armstrong)
                    • Write an essay to this week's prompt. Must be completed by Sunday at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date.

                    Tuesday: 

                    • Socratic Seminar Round 1

                    Wednesday:

                    • SSR

                    Thursday:

                    • Socratic Seminar Round 2

                    Friday:

                    • TKAM Final Test

                    Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                    • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                    • Complete your My Access Essay
                    • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 3/14

                  • 7 March - 13 March

                    Monday: MEET IN LIBRARY

                    • Assign and begin working on the TKAM Enrichment Project

                    Tuesday: 

                    • Work on the TKAM Enrichment Project

                    Wednesday:

                    • SSR

                    Thursday: MEET IN LIBRARY

                    • Membean Test
                    • Work on the TKAM Enrichment Project

                    Friday:

                    • Work on TKAM Enrichment Project

                    Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                    • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                    • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 3/14

                  • 14 March - 20 March

                    Monday:

                    • Assign Prompts for the 3rd Quarter Outside Reading Assessment (completed in-class on Wednesday)
                    • Begin watching To Kill a Mockingbird

                    Tuesday:

                    • Continue watching To Kill a Mockingbird

                    Wednesday:

                    • Complete the 3rd Quarter Outside Reading Assessment

                    Thursday:

                    • Finish watching To Kill a Mockingbird 
                    • Pass back graded close reading essays. May rewrite for five additional points on the assignment. Attach the new essay to the graded essay and rubric. Turn in by Monday, 3/28.

                    Friday: NO SCHOOL (Spring Day)

                    Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                    • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                    • 21 March - 27 March

                      SPRING BREAK!

                      1. You must complete 45 minutes of Membean this week. You may complete an additional 45 minutes in order to receive extra credit; however, these minutes must take place on a separate day from this week's assignment. In other words, you can't do 1.5 hours of studying at once. The most studying you may complete at any one time is 45 minutes.
                      2. There are two Extra Credit Essays on My Access. The essays will open on 3/21 and must be completed by Sunday 3/27 at midnight. You may rewrite and resubmit as many times as you want between now and the due date. These essays will be completed for extra credit and you will receive half the points you earn.
                      3. Rewrite the close reading essay for up to five additional points on the assignment. Attach the new essay to the graded essay and rubric. Due Monday, 3/28.

                      • 28 March - 3 April

                        Monday:

                        • 9th Grade Registration Information
                        • 3rd Qtr Writing Prompt Preparation

                        Tuesday: 

                        • Due: TKAM Enrichment Project
                        • Project Presentations

                        Wednesday: NO SCHOOL (Student-Free Day)

                        Thursday:

                        • Project Presentations

                        Friday:

                        • 9th Grade Registration in the Library
                        • Assign Compare and Contrast Essay (3rd Qtr Prompt)

                        Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                        • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                        • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                        • 4 April - 10 April

                          Monday: Library

                          • Assign and prepare for a Presentation on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama
                          • Group work on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

                          Tuesday: 

                          • Finish TKAM Enrichment Presentations
                          • Discuss and prepare for the 3rd Qtr Writing Prompt

                          Wednesday:

                          • SSR

                          Thursday:

                          • Complete the 3rd Qtr Writing Prompt

                          Friday:

                          • Group work on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

                          Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                          • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                          • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                        • 11 April - 17 April

                          Monday:

                          • April Membean Test
                          • Group Presentations on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

                          Tuesday:

                          • Group Presentations on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama

                          Wednesday:

                          • SSR

                          Thursday:

                          • Group Presentations on Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama
                          • Assign Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Project

                          Friday:

                          • Due: Presentation Notes
                          • Discuss Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Project
                          • Choose setting/time period for group adaptations

                          Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                          • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                          • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                          • 18 April - 24 April

                            Monday:

                            • Begin watching Romeo and Juliet

                            Tuesday:

                            • Continue watching Romeo and Juliet

                            Wednesday:

                            • SSR

                            Thursday:

                            • Finish watching Romeo and Juliet

                            Friday:

                            • Watch and discuss some scenes from other adaptations of Romeo and Juliet

                            Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                            • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                            • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.
                            • 25 April - 1 May

                              Monday:

                              • Work on group adaptation project

                              Tuesday:

                              • Work on group adaptation project

                              Wednesday:

                              • SSR

                              Thursday:

                              • Work on group adaptation project

                              Friday:

                              • Work on group adaptation project

                              Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                              • Complete 45 minutes  on Membean.com
                              • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                              • 2 May - 8 May

                                Monday: Computer Lab 121

                                • SRI Testing
                                • Final Membean Test

                                Tuesday:

                                • Work on group adaptation project

                                Wednesday;

                                • SSR

                                Thursday:

                                • Work on group adaptation project

                                Friday:

                                • Work on group adaptation project

                                Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                                • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                                • 9 May - 15 May

                                  Monday:
                                  • Work on group adaptation project

                                  Tuesday:

                                  • Work on group adaptation project

                                  Wednesday:

                                  • SSR

                                  Thursday:

                                  • Work on group adaptation project

                                  Friday:

                                  • Work on group adaptation project
                                  • Project due Monday

                                  Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                                  • Continue reading your independent novel. An assessment will occur on 5/23.

                                  • 16 May - 22 May

                                    Monday:

                                    • DUE: Romeo and Juliet Adaptation Project
                                    • Begin performances of the adaptation project

                                    Tuesday:

                                    • Continue performances of the adaptation project

                                    Wednesday:

                                    • Pass out 4th Quarter Independent Reading Essay Prompts (Due Monday on turnitin.com and a hard copy)
                                    • SSR

                                    Thursday:

                                    • Intro to Poetry Analysis and Oral Commentaries
                                    • Read and analyze The Red Wheelbarrow and Charge of the Light Brigade
                                    • Pass out Oral Commentary packets

                                    Friday:

                                    • Assign and discuss the class final and rubric: Oral Commentaries
                                    • Finish performances of the adaptation project
                                    • Random drawing for Oral Commentary due dates
                                    • Work on Oral Commentary Poems

                                    Weekly Homework (completed by midnight Sunday night):

                                    • Finish reading your independent novel. Your paper is due Monday 5/23.

                                    • 23 May - 29 May

                                      Monday:

                                      • Due: 4th Quarter Independent Reading Essay (hard copy and turnitin.com)
                                      • Work on oral commentary poems

                                      Tuesday:

                                      • Work on oral commentary poems

                                      Wednesday:

                                      • Work on oral commentary poems

                                      Thursday:

                                      • Oral Commentaries

                                      Friday:

                                      • Oral Commentaries
                                      • 30 May - 5 June

                                        Monday: NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

                                        Tuesday: FINALS FOR PERIODS 1 and 2

                                        Wednesday: FINALS FOR PERIODS 3 AND 5

                                        Thursday: FINALS FOR PERIODS 4 AND 6

                                        • Oral Commentaries

                                        Friday: Summer Begins!