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Assignments for August/September 2021

 

Date

Classwork

Homework

Due Today

Submit assignments in Schoology unless noted.

Week 1

Mon

8/23

Teacher In-Service

No Students

 

 

Tues

8/24

Teacher In-Service

No Students

 

 

Weds

8/25

First Day of School

Let's just breathe today:

Lay o'the land.

Get to know each other.

  • Please complete the online survey by 11:59 PM on Sunday 8/29.

  • In-class essay on summer reading on Monday 8/30.

  • Summer Reading assignments due for partial points on Monday 8/30.

Summer Reading Assignments due.  Bring a hardcopy to class OR upload to Schoology for your class and period.

Thurs

8/26

 

Let's talk about learning gains.

  • Please complete the online survey by 11:59 PM on Sunday 8/29.

  • In-class essay on summer reading on Monday 8/30.

  • Summer Reading assignments due for partial points on Monday 8/30.

  • Learning Gains Reflection.  Upload to Schoology by 11:59 on Tuesday 8/31.

 

Fri

8/27

Rally Schedule

 

Sign up for AP Test

Join Codes:

   -Period 2: MXW7D6

   -Period 3: XAXJ2E

   -Period 4: NQ4XJN

  • Get "Join Code for your period/section

  • Go to mywp.collegeboard.org

  • Use your College Board username and password to sign in to My AP.  If you have never had a College Board account, create one through the Sign Up link.

  • Click the "Join a Course or Exam" button for your period.

  • Enter your Join Code and hit "Submit

  • Check the course information.  Make sure this information is for this course.  If it is, click "Yes"

  • Fill out registration information.  If this is the first timee joining a class, you will need to provide some additional information.  You only have to do this once.

 

  • Please complete the online survey by 11:59 PM on Sunday 8/29.

  • In-class essay on summer reading on Monday 8/30.

  • Summer Reading assignments due for partial points on Monday 8/30.

  • Learning Gains Reflection.  Upload to Schoology by 11:59 on Tuesday 8/31.

 

Complete the online survey by 11:59 PM on Sunday 8/29.

Week 2

Mon

8/30

Intro to course

Learning Gains Reflection.  Upload to Schoology by 11:59 on Tuesday 8/31.

Summer Reading assignments due for partial points.  Upload to Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

Tues

08/31

Writing Diagnostic on Summer

Learning Gains Reflection.  Upload to Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

 

Learning Gains Reflection due by 11:59.

Weds

09/01

Let's look at that imposing syllabus...at last

 

Literary Tool Box

Building the Big Six (a review and activity)

Character, Setting, Structure

I got nuthin'.  Run free teenagers...run free.

 

Thurs

09/02

Literary Tool Box

Building the Big Six (a review and activity)

Character, Setting, Structure

More nuthin...

 

Friday

09/03

Mrs. Van Horn: Suicide Prevention

Nuthin for the long weekend.  Enjoy people.

 

Week 3

Mon

09/06

Labor Day

No Students

 

 

Tues

09/07

Literary Tool Box

Building the Big Six (a review and activity)

Character, Setting, Structure, Narration

Get emotionally ready for outside reading: oh boy.

 

Weds

09/08

Literary Tool Box

Building the Big Six (a review and activity)

Character, Setting, Structure, Narration

Get emotionally ready for outside reading: oh boy.

 

Thurs

09/09

Putting it all together.  Intro to Literary Analysis: Deconstructing Children's Literature

Get emotionally ready for outside reading: oh boy.

Please put together some questions for Mrs. Burns' visit tomorrow.

 

Fri

09/10

Mrs. Burns on all things college.

 

You can work on your posters, but we will also have time in class.

 

Week 4

Mon

09/13

Literary Tool Box

Putting it all together.  Intro to Literary Analysis: Deconstructing Children's Literature

No homework, but you can add to your posters.

 

Tues

09/14

Before we move on to our posters: A little more on that figurative language thing: Diction, Detail, Imagery, Syntax, Tone...

No homework, but you can add to your posters.

 

Weds

0/15

Literary Tool Box

Last day to work on projects

No homework, but you can add to your posters.

 

Thurs

09/16

Literary Tool Box

Present projects

 

 

Friday

09/17

Introduce college essays

First group outside reading introduced.

Draft 1: The College Essay.  Submit whatcha got in Schoology by 11:59 PM on Monday.

 

Week 5

Mon

9/20

Minimum Day

College essay: searching for a topic

Audience and purpose

Draft 1: The College Essay.  Submit whatcha got in Schoology by 11:59 PM on Monday. College essay: In Schoology by 11:59 PM.

Tues

9/21

College essay:

review prompts

finding your voice

   

Weds

09/22

Finding the Bigger Life of the Story

   

Thurs

09/23

What's your metaphor?

   

Fri

09/24

Adding to character

Moving to voice: diction, syntax, tone, imagery and detail.

Draft 1: The College Essay.  Submit whatcha got in Schoology by 11:59 PM on Monday.

 

Week 6

Mon

09/27

How we read: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Voice Lessons

College essay: In Schoology by 11:59 PM.

Tues

09/28

Unit 1: The Short Story

 

Wed

09/29 

Unit 1: The Short Story

 

Thurs

10/30

Back to School Night

Short Day

Unit 1: The Short Story

 

Fri

10/01

Voice Lessons: The stamp of character (Diction, Detail, Imagery, Syntax, and Tone)

 

First Chapter Friday

Unit 1: The Short Story