Weekly outline

  • 8 August - 14 August

    Week #1 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    -          Get to know you/me and syllabus through “Welcome to English Ppt.” (See Below)

    -          Study handout and Ppt. for quiz on Friday

    Tuesday:

    -          Finish “Welcome to English Ppt.” (See Below)

    -          SWOT discussion and response

    Wednesday:

    -          First Bellwork Assignment

    -          Into thin Air Review Ppt. and discussion (See Below)

    -          Study for Into Thin Air for Quiz on Monday

    Thursday:

    -          Use Chrombooks to take syllabus quiz

    -          Use Chromebooks to familiarize yourself with Moodle, GoogleClassroom and Springboard/Zinc

    -          Complete Into This Air assignment on Google Classroom

    Friday:

    -          Watch Documentary and complete the corresponding WS:


  • 15 August - 21 August

    Week #2 (English 10 Honors)

    Monday:

    -          Discuss Vocabulary Expectation before Unit #1 Test (2000 pts. = A)

    -          Into Thin Air Group Test

    -          Begin Life of Pi Discussion (See Ppt.)

    Tuesday:

       Bellwork #2 8/16/2016

             Conclude Life of Pi discussion (See Ppt.)

    Wednesday:

    -          “Life of Pi” Quiz

    Thursday:

    -          Bellwork: #3 08/18/2016

    -          Take notes and discuss Plot and Setting (See Ppt.)

    -       Friday:

    -          SRI Testing


  • 22 August - 28 August

    Week #3 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • Read “The Pedestrian” (See above link) and complete plot map for story due Tomorrow (See attached WS)

    • Get “Of Mice and Men” by next Monday for Extra credit, if not we will be going to library to check them out.

    Tuesday:

    • Turn in plot map for Pedestrian

    • Bellwork #4 08/23/2016: Plot Practice

    Wednesday:

    • Bring SPRINGBOARD BOOKS

    • Read “What is Cultural Identity?” and “Ethnic Hash” pp. 9-15

    Thursday:

    • Conclude “What is Cultural Identity?” and “Ethnic Hash” with Powerpoint (See Below)

    Friday:

    • Read “Contents of a Dead Man’s Pocket” pp. 4-16 and complete a plot map for Bellwork #5 8/26/2015

    http://danielleharms.wikispaces.com/file/view/%2522Contents+of+a+Dead+Man's+Pocket%2522.pdf

  • 29 August - 4 September

    Week #4 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • Travel to library to pick up OMAM books

    • Check for “Of Mice and Men” and give extra credit

    • Bellwork #5 8/29/2016: Title of OMAM and Robert Burns’ poem

    • Intro GC and dialectical journaling and practice with Ch. 1 (See Below)

    • Read and complete DJ for Ch. 1 in OMAM (“Of Mice and Men”)

    • Read and complete GC questions for Ch.1 in OMAM by Thurs. night

    Tuesday:

    • Intro MLA using Chromebooks and begin working on Narrative (See Below)

    • Read and complete DJ for Ch. 1 in OMAM (“Of Mice and Men”)

    • Read and complete GC questions for Ch.1 in OMAM by Thurs. night

    Wednesday:

    • Work on Autobiographical Narrative in class with Chromebooks

    • Read and complete DJ for Ch. 1 in OMAM (“Of Mice and Men”)

    • Read and complete GC questions for Ch.1 in OMAM by Thurs. night

    Thursday:

    • Introduction Unit #2:Characterization (See ppt. below)

    • Complete Narrative and turn in on GC by Tuesday at Midnight

    Friday:

    • Bellwork #6 9/02/2016: Ch. 1 OMAM

    • Check DJ Ch. 1

    • Discuss OMAM GC Questions for Ch. 1

    • Complete Narrative and turn in on GC by Tuesday at Midnight


  • 5 September - 11 September

    Week #5 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • No School (Labor Day)

    Tuesday:

    • Work on Autobiographical Narrative due tonight at midnight

    • Read and complete DJ and GC  for Ch. 2 in OMAM by Friday

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • BRING SPRINGBOARD BOOKS

    • Begin “Everyday Use” pp. 58-65 and complete Indirect pyramid while reading

    Thursday: (Half Day-Back to School Night- 6:00 pm)

    • Finish “Everyday Use” pp. 58-65 and complete/turn-in Indirect pyramid

    Friday:

    • Bellwork: #7 Sept. 9th 2016

    • Check DJ #2

    • Intro Quilt Project due Monday (See Below)

  • 12 September - 18 September

    Week #6 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • Bellwork #8: Characterization Practice (Indirect vs. Direct)

    • Collect Quilt Project

    • Handout Study Guide (See Below)

    • Begin Reading “Two Kinds pp. 21-29” in Springboard or pp. 99-112 in Holt

    • Complete Zinc (2000 pts.) by Friday and review Unit #1/OMAM Ch. 1-2 Words

    • Read,  DJ and GC Questions for Ch. 3 in OMAM by Friday

    Tuesday:

    • Continue Reading “Two Kinds pp. 21-29” in Springboard or pp. 99-112 in Holt

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • Chromebook Catch up (Zinc, OMAM Ch. 3)

    Thursday:

    • Review for Unit #1 Test

    Friday:

    • Unit #1 Test

    • Notebook check (Bellwork, Notes and DJ #3)




  • 19 September - 25 September

    Week #7 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • Distribute/Discuss PSAT Packet

    • Bellwork #9: Ch. 3 OMAM

    • Discuss Ch. 3 and watch play Act 2 Part 1-4

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

    • Handout/Assign Fakebook Characters

    • Read,  DJ and GC Questions for Ch. 4 in OMAM by Friday

    Tuesday:

    • Fakebook Intro

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • Continue Working on Fakebook

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

    Thursday:

    • Complete Ch. 3 POV Notes

    • Discuss and Take Notes on Ch. 3 POV (See Ppt. Below or on Google Classroom)

    • PSAT Group Practice

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

    Friday:

    • Bellwork #10 9/23/2016: Chapter 4 OMAM

    • Check DJ #4

    • Discuss OMAM Ch. 4 and watch play

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

  • 26 September - 2 October

    Week #8 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • POV Notes and Captionary (See Ppt. Below)

    • Sign and Return Parent Notification Packets by 9/30/2016

    • Read,  DJ and GC Questions for Ch. 4 in OMAM by Friday

    Tuesday (Sub):

    • Complete POV Activity (Comic Strip)

    • Mr. Cassidy info about IB

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • Finish POV Notes and Intro Comic Strip Project

    Thursday:

    • Work on POV Comic Strip Project due Monday

    Friday:

    • Check DJ #5

    • Work on Fakebook due 10/10/2016


  • 3 October - 9 October

    Week #9 (Honors English 10)

    Monday (Sub):

    • Read “By the Waters of Babylon” pp. 141-150 (1st Person POV example) and complete the coinciding worksheet (See Below)

    • Read,  DJ and GC Questions for Ch. 6 in OMAM by Friday

    Tuesday:

    • Finish “By the Waters of Babylon” pp. 141-150  (1st Person POV example)

    • Turn in WS

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • Turn in and present (extra credit), songs and poems for River Anthem

    • Intro 10th Grade Writing Prompt

    Thursday:

    • In Class 10th Grade Writing Prompt

    • Finish and turn in GC Questions for OMAM Ch.6

    Friday:

    • Work on OMAM Fakebook Project with Chromebooks

    • Check DJ #6

    • Complete Fakebook and turn in link on Google Classroom before Monday

  • 10 October - 16 October

    Week #10 (Honors English 10)

    Monday (Sub):

    • PSAT Prep with Sub

    Tuesday:

    • Begin Fakebook Profile Presentations


    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • Continue Fakebook Profile Presentations

    Thursday:

    • Finish Fakebook Profile Presentations

    • Begin OMAM Movie and comparison chart


    Friday:

    • Finish OMAM Movie and comparison chart


  • 17 October - 23 October

    Week #11 (Honors English 10)

    Monday:

    • Finish OMAM Movie and WS (Turn in)

    • Purchase Outside Reading Book

    Tuesday:

    • Go over PSAT practice and grade

    • Review for OMAM Test

    Wednesday:

    • PSAT

    Thursday (Half Day)

    • OMAM Test

    Friday:

    • Bellwork: Satire

    • Satire Notes (See Below)

    • Rude Refutation


  • 24 October - 30 October

    Week #12 (Honors English 10)

    Monday (Sub):

    • Read “The Storytellers” in small groups pp. 154-159 (See Below for Handout of Story)

    • Handout and brainstorm Satire Project(See Below) Due 10/31

    • Begin Reading Outside Reading Book for Q 2

    Tuesday:

    • Discuss “The Storytellers” WS

    • Read “Cold Equations” and complete coinciding WS about 3rd Lim. (See Below) pp. 164-183

    Wednesday: (Student Free Day)

    • No School

    Thursday (Half Day):

    • Continue “Cold Equations” and coinciding WS about 3rd Lim.

    Friday:


  • 31 October - 6 November

    Week #13 (Honors English 10) 10/31-11/4

    Monday:

    • Return OMAM to library if not done so yet

    • Continue working on Problem-Solution Essay due Thurs. night (See Above)

    • Discuss expectations for satirical poster and personal novel presentation

    • Finish Satirical Poster by tomorrow (See Above)

    • Continue Reading Personal Novel


    Tuesday:

    • Present Satirical Project for Extra Credit

    • Read/Watch “The Lottery” (See Below)

    Wednesday: (Half Day)

    • PSAT

    Thursday:

    • Bellwork #13: Lottery

    • Finish Problem-Solution Essay by tonight

    Friday:

    -  Intro and discuss notes on Theme


  • 7 November - 13 November

    Week #14 (Honors English 10) 11/7-11/11

    Monday:

    • Bellwork #14: Practicing Theme Writing

    • Continue reading Q.2 Outside Reading and working on Presentation

    Tuesday:

    • Disney Theme Practice (See Below)


    Wednesday: (Flex Day)

    • Begin watching “Truman Show” and complete WS (See below)

    Thursday:

    • Continue/Finish watching “Truman Show” and complete/turn-in WS


    Friday (No School-Veteran’s Day):

    • Continue reading Q.2 Outside Reading and working on Presentation

  • 14 November - 20 November

    Week #15 (Honors English 10) 11/14-18

    Monday:

    • Finish Truman Show and WS , then turn in

    • Read “Catch the Moon” pp. 234-242 and completing coinciding WS (See Below)

    • Continue reading Q.2 Outside Reading and working on Presentation

    Tuesday:

    • Read “The Bass the River and Sheila Mant” pp. 244-250 completing coinciding WS (See Below)

    • Read “It’s Raining Love” by Richard Brautigan pp. 251

    Wednesday: (Half-day)

    • Complete coinciding WS and turn in

    • Chromebooks (Zinc/Love Languages Quiz)

    Thursday:

    • Love Connection Activity (See Below)

    Friday: (Half-day)

    • Finish Love Connection Activity


  • 21 November - 27 November

    Thanksgiving Break

    • 28 November - 4 December

      Week #16 (Honors English 10)

      Monday:

      • Irony Notes and Discussion (See Google Classroom)

      • Irony Detective Activity

      • Continue working on Presentation for Q. 2 Novel

      Tuesday:

      • Q.2 Writing Prompt

      • Handout Unit 3-4 Study Guide

      Wednesday: (Half-day)

            -      Zinc/PRN Time (Chromebooks)

      Thursday:

      • Springboard Assessment

      Friday:

      • Review for Unit 3-4 Test

      • Finish Presentation for Q.2 Novel by Mon. Dec. 5th


    • 5 December - 11 December

      Week #17 (Honors English 10)

      Monday:

      • Unit 3-4 Test

      Tuesday:

      • Begin Q.2 Presentations and evaluations

      Wednesday: (Half-day)

      • Continue Q.2 Presentations and evaluations

      Thursday (Sub):

      • My 2016 Theme Project (See Below)

      Friday:

      • Continue Q.2 Presentations and Evaluation Forms (See Google Classroom)

      • 12 December - 18 December

        Week #18 (Eng. 10 Honors)

        Monday:

        • Continue Q. 2 Presentations

        Tuesday:

        • Continue Q. 2 Presentations

        Wednesday: (Half-day)

        • Finish Q.2 Presentations and turn in Evaluations (Per. 1,2)

        • Holiday Song Activity


        Thursday: (Half-day)

        • Finish Q.2 Presentations and turn in Evaluation (Per. 3,5)

        • Holiday Song Activity

        Friday: (Half-day)

        • Finish Q.2 Presentations and turn in Evaluation (Per. 4,6)

        • Holiday Song Activity


        • 19 December - 25 December

          • 26 December - 1 January

            • 2 January - 8 January

              • 9 January - 15 January

                Week #1 (Honors English 10)

                Monday:

                • Check out “Things Fall Apart” from library as class

                • Look at vocab and pronunciation on pp. 179-180

                • Take notes on “Things Fall Apart” (background, author, themes, culture etc.)

                • Begin reading first pages of Ch. 1 as a class

                • Read Ch. 1-4 in “Things Fall Apart”

                • Bring Springboard Everyday!!!

                Tuesday:

                Wednesday: (Half-day)

                • Type your Q.2 Writing prompt into a doc and upload it to Google Classroom assignment

                • Zinc Unit #3 Work

                • Read Ch. 1-4 in “Things Fall Apart”

                Thursday

                • Go over “Conducting Internet Research” on pg. 177

                • Divide Chart on pg. 178 into KWL Chart (3 columns) and complete first 2 columns before research, then complete last column using chromebooks.

                • Finish Ch. 1-4 in “Things Fall Apart” by tomorrow

                Friday:

                • Bellwork #2 (Venn Diagram between Okonkwo and father) as seen on pg. 182 in Springboard

                • Complete Q. 1-4 (Chart) on pg. 184 as a group and turn in before Sunday night at midnight on Google Classroom

                • Complete TFA Ch. 1-4 Group Questions by Sunday at midnight

                • Begin Read Ch. 5-6 in “Things Fall Apart”





                • 16 January - 22 January

                  Week #2 (Honors English 10)

                  Monday: No School (MLK)

                  • Finish reading Ch. 5-6 in “Things Fall Apart”

                  • Continue working on Zinc periodically

                  Tuesday:

                  • Present Visual Interpretations of Okonkwo’s Dual Nature

                  • Complete Bellwork #3 (Characterization Chart on pg. 221)

                  • Read Ch. 7-8 in “Things Fall Apart”

                  • Continue working on Zinc periodically

                  Wednesday: (Half-day)

                  • Discuss requirements of Socratic Seminar

                  • Assign Socratic Seminar (Fishbowl Wingman) groups

                  • Finish Reading Ch. 7-8  in “Things Fall Apart”

                  • Continue working on Zinc periodically

                  Thursday

                  • Bellwork #4: Sacrificial Son Questions pg. 224

                  • Begin dialectically journaling for Ch. 7-8 on shared document as prep for socratic seminar

                  • Continue working on Zinc periodically

                  Friday:

                  • Socratic Seminar for Ch. 7-8

                  • Read Ch. 9-10 in “Things Fall Apart” by Monday (Kahoot Ch. 5-10)

                  • Continue working on Zinc periodically


                  • 23 January - 29 January

                    Week #3 (Honors English 10)

                    Monday:

                    • Kahoot Ch. 5-8

                    • Bellwork #4: Graphic Organizer Practice for Ch. 1-8

                    • Read Ch. 9-10 by Wed.

                    Tuesday:

                    • Discuss Visual Thinking Map Project (See Below)

                    • Read Ch. 9-10 as a class

                    Wednesday:

                    • Discuss Ch. 9-10 as a class

                    • Share Visual Thinking Map with class

                    • Read Ch. 11-12 by tomorrow

                    Thursday:

                    • RAFT Strategy and Personal Ibo Folktale (PIF) pp. 237 (See Google Classroom)

                    Friday:

                    • Kahoot for Ch. 9-12

                    • Continue working on RAFT and PIF

                    • Complete RAFT and PIF (See Google Classroom) by Sunday at Midnight

                    • Read Ch. 13-14 by Monday


                  • 30 January - 5 February

                    Week #4 (Honors English 10)

                    Monday:

                    • Share and discuss RAFT/PFT for Extra Credit

                    • Bellwork #5: (3 Multi-Flow Maps for Okonkwo’s Violent Acts)

                    • Read Ch. 13-14 in TFA

                    Tuesday:

                    • Complete Bellwork #5 if needed

                    • SB #4: Gender Roles pp. 239-240 (Q. 1-2)

                    • Read Ch. 13-14 in TFA

                    Wednesday:

                    • Conclude Discussion on Ch. 14

                    • Bellwork #6: Gender Roles

                    • Read Ch. 15 in TFA

                    Thursday:

                    • Take notes on Tragedy (See Below/Google Classroom)

                    Friday:

                    • Ch. 13-15 Proj: Tragic Hero Graphic Organizer (See Google Classroom)

                    • Kahoot Ch. 13-15 TFA

                    • Read Ch. 16-19 in TFA by Monday

                    • Complete Tragic Hero Graphic Organizer before Sunday at Midnight

                    • 6 February - 12 February

                      Week #5 (Honors English 10)

                      Monday:

                      • Share Tragedy Graphic Organizers for extra credit

                      • SB #5: Colliding Cultures (Q. 1-2) pg. 243 (Flow map for #2)

                      • Read Ch. 16-19 in TFA

                      Tuesday:

                      • Go to the library and get into socratic groups and share “Socratic Seminar #2 Ch. 15-19” with group members (See Google Classroom)

                      • Divide all questions evenly and complete before seminar on Thursday

                      Wednesday: (No School: Student Free Day)

                      Thursday:

                      • Socratic Seminar

                      • Turn in completed graphic organizer with comments

                      • Read Ch. 20-22 in TFA

                      Friday:

                      • Complete reading Ch. 20-22 in TFA and complete SB #6: Cultural Misunderstandings (Q. 1-4) pp. 245-246 (See Below)


                    • 13 February - 19 February

                      Week #6 (Honors English 10)

                      Monday: (No School)

                      Tuesday:

                      • Socratic Seminar

                      Wednesday: (Flex Day)

                      • Review for Things Fall Apart Test (See Google Classroom for Kahoots and Essay Questions)

                      • Discuss Essay Prompts

                      Thursday: 

                      • Things Fall Apart Scantron Test

                      Friday:

                      • Things Fall Apart Written Test

                      • 20 February - 26 February

                        Week #7 (Honors English 10)

                        Monday:

                        • No School

                        Tuesday:

                        Wednesday: (Flex Day)

                        Thursday:

                        • Imagery Lecture and Graphic Organizer (See Google Classroom)

                        Friday:

                        • Figurative Language Nearpod (See link in Google Classroom)

                        • 27 February - 5 March

                          Week #8 (Honors English 10)

                          Monday:

                          • Complete Figurative Language notes in Lab (121)

                          • Begin “Figurative Language in Music Project” (See Google Classroom) due Wed. at Midnight

                          Tuesday:

                          • Class Poem Writing Activity with Chromebooks (Figurative Language)

                          • Continue working on “Figurative Language in Music Project” (See Google Classroom) due Wed. at Midnight

                          Wednesday: (Flex Day)

                          • Intro TPCASTT with Nearpod (Chromebooks) and complete for HW (See Google Classroom for link)

                          Thursday:

                          • Go over history of poetry Powerpoint (See Google Classroom)

                          • Intro Poetry Project #1 (British) and assign/get into groups (See Google Classroom)

                          Friday:

                          • Work on Poetry Project #1 (British) with Chromebooks. Due Sunday at Midnight

                          • Presentations on Monday

                          • 6 March - 12 March

                            Week #9 (Honors English 10)

                            Monday:

                            • Course Requests forms

                            • Poetry Project #1 Presentations

                            Tuesday:

                            • Poetry Project #1 Presentations

                            Wednesday: (Flex Day)

                            • Poetry Project #1 Presentations

                            Thursday (Sub):

                            • Romantics Documentary and Worksheet (See Below)

                            Friday:

                            • Return Course Request forms

                            Assign and begin Work on Group Poetry Project #2 (Chromebooks) presentations Mon.

                          • 13 March - 19 March

                            • 20 March - 26 March