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Date Class Work Homework Due Today
Week 6

Mon

09/30 

Vocab 3a Deno/Conno

Begin presentations

  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • PSAT Test is on October 19.  Deadline to sign up and submit fees is October 7.

  • Read "The Custom House" (the first chapter in The Scarlet Letter) by Monday 10/07.  Follow guidelines of how to read a novel.  Annotate the text liberally (i.e. a lot). 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Tues

10/01

Taxonomy Presentations - Males

After completing your presentation, turn to pg 16 in your reading packet and reflect on the symbols in the novel.  Do any of these symbols relate to your age and gender group.  Identify at least two symbols and be prepared to explain how each supports your claim.
  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • PSAT Test is on October 19.  Deadline to sign up and submit fees is October 7.

  • Read "The Custom House" (the first chapter in The Scarlet Letter) by Monday 10/07.  Follow guidelines of how to read a novel.  Annotate the text liberally (i.e. a lot). 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Weds

10/02

Taxonomy Presentations - Females

After completing your presentation, turn to pg 16 in your reading packet and reflect on the symbols in the novel.  Do any of these symbols relate to your age and gender group.  Identify at least two symbols and be prepared to explain how each supports your claim.

 

 

Self-Reflect: Was your group responsive to the requirements of the project?

 

What do Holden's relationship reveal about him?

How is your claim confirmed?

 

Moving to the "bigger life".  What do the symbols in the novel suggest about the human story at work?  Group work: Page 16 in The Catcher in the Rye Reading Packet (PDF Version)

  
  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • PSAT Test is on October 19.  Deadline to sign up and submit fees is October 7.

  • Read "The Custom House" (the first chapter in The Scarlet Letter) by Monday 10/07.  Follow guidelines of how to read a novel.  Annotate the text liberally (i.e. a lot). 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

 

Thurs

10/03

A discussion of symbols or moving from the What to the How.  Reviewing gender/age from Taxonomy Project.

 

Read from How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster.  Let's look at some truths about analysis with  "How'd He Do That?"

 

  • Vocab 3a Quiz tomorrow (See Quizlet)
  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • PSAT Test is on October 19.  Deadline to sign up and submit fees is October 7.

  • Read "The Custom House" (the first chapter in The Scarlet Letter) by Monday 10/07.  Follow guidelines of how to read a novel.  Annotate the text liberally (i.e. a lot). 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Fri

10/04

Vocab 3a Quiz

Review The What vs. The How.  Moving from literal to figurative.

 

 

  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • PSAT Test is on October 19.  Deadline to sign up and submit fees is October 7.

  • Read "The Custom House" (the first chapter in The Scarlet Letter) by Monday 10/07.  Follow guidelines of how to read a novel.  Annotate the text liberally (i.e. a lot). 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Week 7

Mon

10/07

Minimum Day

Read from How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas Foster.  Let's look at some truths about analysis with  "How'd He Do That?"

  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

"Custom House" reading due.

Tues

10/08

Writer's Workshop

Job 1: Answer the prompt

Prompt Work: Modeling the Do/What 

  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

  • Print Unit 2 (Colonial Period) Reading Packet  (pdf version)

  • Print Unit 2 (Colonial Period) Homework Packet (pdf version)

 

Weds

10/9

Writer's Workshop

Job 2: Argue the thesis

Composition and staying on topic

 

Deconstructing the Prompt: pg. 20 in Writing Packet

 

  • College Fair is October 10. This is a great way to learn about a variety of colleges.

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

  • Print Unit 2 (Colonial Period) Reading Packet  (pdf version)

  • Print Unit 2 (Colonial Period) Homework Packet (pdf version)

 

Thurs

10/10

Job 3: Supporting your Claim

Working with old essay: redo with top priorities of essay in mind

 

Fri

10/11

 

Chapter 1-8 by 10/11

Week 8

Mon

10/14

The Catcher in the Rye Unit Test

 

 

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Tues

10/15

Essay for writing calibration

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Weds

10/16

Vocab 4a Deno/Conno

 

Journal 4a

When do you believe American history began?  What was the pivotal event, who were the key personalities?  Why did you select this example?  Justify your selection.

 

First encounter narratives and beginning of American identity

Beginnings ppt.

READ: "The World on the Turtle's Back" (Reading Packet  pg. 6)

Identify the "What"

Dig for the "How"

 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Thurs

10/17

The Native American world view

"Song of the Sky Loom"

Prayer

 

Success of Assimilation: "Evolution" by Sherman Alexie

Watch TED Talk: The Standing Rock Resistance and Our Fight for Indigenous Rights

 
  • Vocab 4a Quiz tomorrow (See Quizlet)
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 
 

Fri

10/18

Vocab 4a Quiz

Sherman Alexie's "Evolution"

 

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

  • In class, I read you Sherman Alexie's "Evolution" and asked that you write down adjectives describing where the piece took you emotionally.  Review those adjectives and write a Reader's Response on the following prompt: HOW does Alexie achieve the emotional effect of the work? Write your answer in the form of a thesis claim. Please look to your past Reader's Responses to inform your present response.  Review all instructions and focus.  Due tomorrow, Monday, October 21 

 

Week 9

Mon

10/21

Journal 5a

How does one’s attitude toward God affect one’s behavior?  Is faith synonymous (equal) with morality?  Why or why not?

 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 9-16 by 10/22

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

Reader's Response

Tues

10/22

Ms. Gerber out for writing calibration.

 

Interim Test #1

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

Chapter 9-16

Wed

10/23

See page 8 and 9 in Analysis Packet for reading non-fiction

 

Genesis I: The Creation of the Universe

Genesis 2: The Creation of Man and Woman (page 13 in Reading Packet) 

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Thurs

10/24

READ: "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards (textbook pg. 128)

The Puritan Tradition:

 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Fri

10/25

READ: George W. Bush's 911 Speech (packet pg. 19)

Jerry Falwell's 911 Speech (packet pg. 20)

 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Week 10

Mon

10/28

Minimum Day

Vocab 5a Deno/Conno

  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 
 

Tues

10/29

 
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

  • Follow The Scarlet Letter Reading Schedule listed below.  Make sure you follow Reading Strategies for English Students

    • Chapter 17-24 (Conclusion) by 10/30

 

Weds

10/30

 
  • Vocab 5a Quiz tomorrow (See Quizlet)
  • Please print The Scarlet Letter Homework Packet (Word) or (PDF).  Answer the questions in the packet as you move through the work.  Make sure you review the rubric in the packet and make sure you:

    • Respond to the questions as you would for a formal, ethos/logos focused essay

    • Provide evidence and cite it (MLA)

    • Follow all protocols for grammar for  responding to a literary work.

Chapter 17-24

Thurs

10/31

Vocab 5a Quiz

   

Fri

11/01

Teacher In-Service

No Students