English 10CP

June 5th to June 9th 

1. Read ch 10 of Lord of the Flies

2. Ch 10 Discusion Questions

3. Read ch 11 of Lord of the Flies

4. Ch 11 Discussion Questions

5. Read ch 12 of Lord of the flies

6. Chapter 12 Discussion Questions

7. Lord of the Flies Study Guide:  Lord-of-the-Flies-Study-Guide-1.pdf

8. Bandura's Theory of Social Learning article and discussion questions

May 22nd - May 

#1. Chapter 3 Discussion Questions

#2. Read chapter 4 of LotF

#3. Vocabulary Quiz for LotF list #2 on Thursday, 5/26

#4. Read chapter 5, Chapter 5 reading check quiz and chapter 5 Discussion Questions

#5. Read chapter 6, Chapter 6 discussion questions

#6 Read chapter 7, chapter 7 Discussion Questions

#7. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs in Lord of the Flies, article and chart

May 8th - May 12th, 2017

#1. Read chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies

#2. Chapter 1 Discussion Questions (posted on google classroom)

#3. Read Chapter 2

#4. Chapter 2 Discussion Questions (posted on google classroom)

#5. Vocabulary Quiz ch 1-3 on Friday, 5/12

#6. Read Chapter 3, due Monday 5/15

May 1st - May 5th, 2017

#1. Lord of the Flies Vocabulary Intro, List for chapters 1 and 3, due Thursday May 4th. 

#2. LotF Intro Notes and Golding Autobiography, Tuesday, May 2nd 

#3. Begin Reading Chapter 1 on Friday, May 5th 

#4. Historical Context and Background worksheet


April 24 - April 28th, 2017

#1. Controversial Issues Paper Presentations on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

#2. Notesheet to be completed during presentations, collected on Friday for points

#3. "The Danger of a Single Story", Ted Talk and questions completed on Monday, collected Tuesday

April 3rd - April 7th, 2017

#1. Outline: Due on Tuesday, by Midnight. Must be submitted through Google Classroom. 

#2. Rough Draft Due on Friday, MUST HAVE HARD COPY IN CLASS as well as submitted online to Google Classroom. 

#3. Extra Credit: Visit the writing center this week or the week we return from Break (17th -21st) and receive 5 points of EC per visit. You may need to schedule an appointment. Maximum of 15 points EC. 

#4. Office Hour: Wednesday, during CPT. Visit to receive feedback on body paragraphs. 

#5. Outlines on Monday and Tuesday in class

#6. Rough Draft, in class on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in class. 

#7. Peer review/ self revision Friday, April 7th. 

March 27th - March 31st, 2017

#1. Library days on March 27th, 28th, 30th, 31st for Controversial Issues Paper

#2. Topic Development form due March 28th, source cards due March 28th. Submit online as separate documents under the correct  assignment on Google Classroom.

#3. 25 Note Cards due March 31st, by the end of the period. 

#4. Discuss outline and rough draft on Wednesday, March 29th 


March 20th - March 24th , 2017

#1. Macbeth Test Final: Multiple Choice on Thursday, 3/23rd 

#2. Macbeth In Class Essay: Friday, 3/24

#3. Registration Tuesday, March 21st  

#4. Library for Controversial Issues Paper: Monday, 3/20 and Wednesday 3/22

#5. Topic, signed Due Date sheet, due by Friday 3/24: Controversial-Issues-Paper.docx

Essay Rubric: Emmons-Essay-Rubric-2.docx
  • Essay Topics:  1. Explores Tragedies and the Tragic Hero
                             2. Explores the presence and significance of supernatural elements in the play
                             3. Explores the theme of ambition and guilt
                             4. Explores the idea of masculinity and femininity in Macbeth
                             4. Explores the notions of fate and destiny 

March 13th - March 17th, 2017

#1. Read Act V, Scenes 1,2,3,4  on Monday 3/13

#2. Read Act V, Scenes 5,6,7,8 on Tuesday 3/14

#3. Act V Packet due Wednesday, 3/15 

#4. Study Guide handed out Wednesday, 3/15

#5. Finish Macbeth Film

#6. Begin review for Macbeth Final, Final is on 3/23 and 3/24
         Study Guide: Macbeth-Study-Guide.pdf

#7. Macbeth Film Analysis Review due on Monday, 3/20

March 5th - March 10th, 2017

#1. Macbeth Act III/IV Vocabulary Quiz on Monday

#2. Macbeth Act III/IV Quiz on Wednesday

#3. Macbeth Act IV Packet due on Monday

#4. Watch Acts 3 and 4 of Macbeth 

#5. Device Focus Worksheet: Irony and Motifs

#6. Act V Vocabulary Worksheet due Friday

#7. Act V Packet due Tuesday, March 14th 

#8. Macbeth Interpretation Project Due Friday

#9. Begin Reading Act V

February 21st- February 25th, 2017:

#1. Macbeth Act I and II Quiz (Retake if absent, tomorrow at lunch)

#2. Turn in Act II Packet

#3. Macbeth Vocabulary, Act III and IV, due Thursday (word, definition, part of speech, sentence)

#4. Macbeth Vocabulary Quiz on Act III and IV next Thursday, March 2nd  

#5. Macbeth Act III Packet/ Questions due February 27th

#6. Finish viewing Act II of Macbeth  #7. Read Act III of Macbeth, finished Friday, February 24th  

#7. Begin reading Act IV of Macbeth

February 13th- February 17th, 2017:

#1. Finish and Present Quote Analysis posters

#2.  Read Act II of Macbeth

#3. Completed Act II Scene Guide, due Thursday, 2/17

#4. Act I and II Quiz on Thursday, 2/17  

#5. View film interpretation of Macbeth and discuss

February 6th - February 10th:

#1. Vocabulary Quiz on Thursday, 2/9,  for Macbeth Act I/II Vocabulary. (Use vocabulary.com for review!)

#2.  Finish Act I Questions by Tuesday, 2/7/17

#3.  Read Act I, Scene 3,4,5 Tuesday, 2/7/17

#4.  Read Act I, Scene 6,7 Wednesday, 2/8/17

#5.  Finish Scene Guide and Questions for Act I, Scene 3-7 by Thursday, 2/9/17

January 9th - January 13th:

#1: Study Guide for 12 Angry Men Final: 12-angry-men-study-guide.pdf

#2: Read second half of Act I: for 12 Angry Men Monday/Tuesday

#3: Characterization Graffiti poster, due Friday

#4: Begin Film Analysis for 12 Angry Men

#5: Turn in Vocabulary activity on 1/11

#6: Read Act II at home, due Friday 1/13

January 3rd- January 6th:

#1: Vocabulary for 12 Angry Men: due Friday (definitions and part of speech):

1. acquittal
2. appall
3. bigot
4. defendant
5. defense
6. dogged
7. evidence
8. homicide
9. insignificant
10. intimidate
11. premeditated
12. proof
13. prosecution
14. riffle: (v) to thumb or sort through
15. sadism
16. subservient
17. superficial
18. testimony
19. unanimous
20. verdict

#2: Continue Act I Friday in Class: Complete questions for Act I

#3: Vocabulary Activity for 12 Angry Men due Wednesday, January 11th: 

Extra Credit Assignment due Friday, January 6th!

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

      1. Discuss Extra Credit:  10CPExtraCredit.pdf
      2. Finish Scene 5
      3. Socratic Discussion

Scene 5:
According to Teiresias, what is the “new calamity” that Creon has brought to Thebes? (lines 25-31)
2.In lines 48-61, what does Creon accuse Teiresias of wanting from him?
3.What does Teiresias predict for Creon in lines 70-87? What crime has Creon committed to deserve this?
4.What does the Choragus tell Creon that he must do to prevent this?
5.What is a paean?


1.What two people does the messenger say have died? How have they died?
2.By the time Creon returns, who else has died?
3.What is Creon’s attitude at the end of the play?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
      1. Finish Scenes 3/4, respond to discussion questions
      1. Finish questions for scenes 3 and 4:
1.Who has come to speak with Creon?
2.What does Creon say is the greatest evil that society faces? (hint: lines 33-46)
3.What does Haimon ask Creon to do?
4.What is Creon’s response to this request?
5.Haimon says in line 124: “Then she must die. But her death will cause another.” What does Haimon mean? What does Creon think he means?
6.How has Haimon’s tone/attitude toward Creon changed from the beginning to the end of scene 3?
7.How will Antigone be killed?

1.What is the chorus’ attitude toward Antigone? How is this different from earlier in the play?
2.In lines 37-44, what feelings does Antigone express about her father?
3.What is happening at the end of scene 4?
4.What is the hamartia of Antigone? Provide evidence from scene 4 to support your answer.
5.What is the hamartia of Creon? Provide evidence from scene 3 or 4 to support your answer.

Monday, December 12th, 2016
      1. Finish Scenes 3/4, Answer Discussion Questions

Friday, December 9th, 2016
      1. Discuss Classicism Quiz
       2. Prepositions and Adverbs
       3. Vote with your Feet: Socratic Statements
      1. No hw

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
      1. Finish Scenes 1 and 2
         2. Discussion Questions for Scene 1 and 2
      1. Finish Scene 2 Questions:

1.Who does the sentry bring before Creon? How has the culprit been caught?
2.What is Antigone’s attitude toward death?
3.Whom else does Creon want to question?
4.What has he decided to do with the sisters?
5.Identify the motivation for Isemene, Antigone, and Creon (each one separately) and support each with evidence. Be ready to support this with character analysis!

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
1. Classicism Quiz
2. Read Scene 1
3. Discussion Questions
1. Finish Scene 1 Questions: 
1.Who has Creon assembled at the beginning of the scene? Why does he say he has passed the new law?
2.How does the sentry act when he comes before Creon? What does this suggest about Creon’s personality or reputation?
3.What news does the sentry bring? Who does Creon thing is responsible?
4.What is the dramatic irony in this scene?

Tuesday, December 6th 2016
       1. Read Introduction
         2. Read Prologue of Antigone
         3. Discussion Questions for Prologue
         4. Character Foils: Antigone and Ismene
      1. Classicism Quiz tomorrow
       2. Finish questions for Prologue 

Monday, December 5th, 2016
      1. Finish: Greek Theater video
       2. Adverbs Practice
      1. Classicism and Greek Tragedy Quiz on Wednesday!

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

      1. Greek Tragedy Notes and video on the Tragic Hero
      2. The Greek Theater Article  activity
      1. Finish the Anticipation Guide for Antigone! 2-3 sentences per statement, you must agree or disagree.
1.It’s more important to be right and unhappy than to be happy and be wrong.
2.People should always rebel against laws that feel unjust to them.
3.Consequences should be given to all people who break the law, regardless of their reasons for breaking the law.
4.People’s lives are not pre-determined. They have complete control over their fate.
5.It is a sign of weakness to publicly admit a mistake.
6.Power always corrupts.
7.People should always put “the greater good” before themselves.
8.Loyalty to your family is more important than loyalty to the government.
9.A leader is only as good as he is popular and liked.
10.A good citizen is patriotic, loyal and never questions the government’s authority.

Monday, November 28th, 2016
      1. Antigone Anticipation Guide
      2. Classicism and The Greek Tragedy Introductory Notes
      1. Finish Anticipation Guide
      2. Start bringing textbook every day!

Monday, November 14th, 2016
      1. Review study guide for The Glass Castle test, Test is on Friday!!  The-Glass-Castle-study-guide.docx
      2. Discuss prompt for The Glass Castle Essay: Emmons-Essay-Rubric.pdf
      3. Essay time (Checklist will be given Wednesday, final draft due in class on Friday before the test. Must be                turned in to turnitin.com by midnight Friday.
            Period 1: 13997792, passcode: 10cpperiod1
      1. The Glass Castle Test on Friday, November 18th
       2. The Glass Castle Essay due Friday, November 18th

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
      1. Discuss the ending of The Glass Castle
   2.  Review final chapter questions
       3. Discuss essay and exam
      1. Make sure you have the two articles for your essay

Rubric: TGC-Rubric.pdf

Study Guide:

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
      1. Finish reading The Glass Castle
      2. Respond to the discussion questions: 
1.What happens to Rex Walls? How do you interpret Jeanette’s emotions? How does she feel about this? Cite quoted evidence to support your response.
2.What role does Lori play for the family in New York? Cite evidence to support your response. Why do you think this is?
3.What role does Jeanette play for the family in New York? Cite evidence to support your response? Why do you think this is?
4.Overall, how do you feel about the end of this novel? Why?
5.Do you consider this to be a happy ending or a sad ending? Why?
6.How do you interpret the family’s “Thanksgiving”? Are their reactions what you would expect? Cite evidence to support your response.
7.What is the theme or moral of this story? Explain. Cite quoted evidence to support your response.
8.Why is this novel so important to read in today’s society?

      1. Finish reading and the discussion questions above. 

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
       1. Finish film
        2. Discuss parallels
        3. Article summary and connection to TGC and Pursuit of Happyness
      1. Read to page 261 tonight! Reading check tomorrow!

Monday, November 7th, 2016
      1. Paragraph Analysis: Jeanette Walls and Chris Gardner
       2. Discuss Article Assignment
Homework: Find TWO articles pertaining to TWO of the following areas: poverty, homelessness, education, and access (to education, to financial support, to childcare, to careers, to public housing, etc) and how they connect to success.
You will need to summarize the point of your article and attach the summary to your printed article. Summary should be 8-10 sentences. You may only pick an article that you comprehend.

Friday, November 4th, 2016
      1. Journal Write
      2. Notes: Poverty, Homelessness, Education, Equitable Access
      3. The Pursuit of Happiness
Homework: Find TWO articles pertaining to TWO of the following areas: poverty, homelessness, education, and access (to education, to financial support, to childcare, to careers, to public housing, etc) and how they connect to success.
You will need to summarize the point of your article and attach the summary to your printed article. Summary should be 8-10 sentences. You may only pick an article that you comprehend.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
      1. Thread Discussion and question assignment (Google Classroom: If you did not finish you have until tomorrow to post your responses! 
       1. Finish Google Classroom post
       2. Read to page 241


Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
      1. Continue the Pursuit of Happyness
       2. Questions and Notes on :
               1. How does poverty impact: the individual, children, parent relations, perspectives, success?
               2. What access do people need to have in order to be comfortable and successful in life?
               3. How does education impact an individual and their children in finding success in life?
               4. How are homeless individuals portrayed in films and in literature? How are they perceived by society?                      How does homeslessness impact a child/individual/family?
               5. What ultimately leads an individual to be successful?
      1. Review vocabulary

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

      1. Continue Pursuit of Happyness
       2. Discuss The Glass Castle
       3. Read to page 310
      1. Finish reading to page 310
      2. Review  vocabulary

Monday, October 31st, 2016
      1. The Pursuit of  Happyness, visual film analysis and discussion
      1. Review vocabulary 
      2. Make sure you've read to 

Friday, October 28th, 2016
      1. Discuss TGC
      2. Show v. Tell activity and writing
      2. Read to page 217
      1. Finish reading to page 217, will be quizzed

Thursday, October 27th, 2016
      1. Reading Check, Review pages 164-179
      2. Symbolism in The Glass Castle
      3. Read 180-198
      1. Finish reading 180-198

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary Practice:

1. Describe a situation where you became irate over something or someone.

                     2. In what type of weather might you wear fleece?

                     3. What would you consider to be the most precarious situation you’ve ever been in?

                     4. Which type of individual would be considered to be pious?

                     5. What type of creature or costume has a gaunt look for Halloween?

                     6. Describe a situation that might make someone a bit cantankerous.

      2. Symbolism Project
      3. Begin reading 164-179
      1. Study vocabulary
      2. Finish reading 164-179

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary Practice
       2. Discuss "The Glass Castle: 

1. How are we feeling about the family?

2. What was the most shocking situation to you that has happened?

3. How do you feel this story is headed?

4. There is a lot of heavy and mature content- why are we reading this?

5. What do we think is going to happen to this family?

6. How do we feel about the story so far? Do we like it, do we not like it, and WHY?

      3. Begin Symbolism Posters

      1. Finish vocabulary, review vocabulary

Monday, October 24th, 2016
      1.  The Glass Castle Quiz!
      2.Vocabulary for Part 3 of TGC: Turn to “Vocabulary”:

For each of the following words: copy the definition and part of speech, followed by two synonyms and one example sentence:

Cantankerous grievance indignant pious

precarious cajole fleece irate

Destitute façade gaunt creed

Friday, October 21st, 2016
      1. Journal Prompt: (focus on pages 91-154) How do the Walls siblings show loyalty toward each other? Cite specific examples (2-3) from the text where you see this. Despite her family’s support and loyalty, during which incidences does Jeannette feel lonely? Develop a possible theme statement for what this story might be teaching the reader about loyalty.

   2. Quote Scavenger Hunt and Analysis: Find the best possible quote for each of these questions and explain how it represents the question. Don’t forget o include page numbers! Write thorough responses to each.

1. Is it possible to be sympathetic toward Rex? Find one quote that accurately represents Rex as a sympathetic character.

2. Find one quote that accurately represents Rex as an unsympathetic character.

3. Find one quote that accurately represents Jeannette’s relationship to Lori and Brian.

Find one quote that accurately represents Jeannette’s relationship to Rose Mary.

Find one quote that accurately represents Jeannette’s relationship to Rex.

Find one quote or passage that accurately represents the family’s impoverished lifestyle.

Find one quote that represents the theme of the Glass Castle (broken promises).

8. Find one quote that represents Jeannette’s disappointment in her life:

9. Find one quote that represents Jeannette’s pride in her life:

Homework: The Glass Castle Quiz on Monday

Thursday, October 20th, 2016
         1. Circle of 4 Discussion
         2. Literary Devices Chart
         1. The Glass Castle Quiz on Monday, study vocabulary, plot, characters, and literary devices
         2. Make sure you've read up to page 163


Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
      1. Read to page 163
       2.  Literary Devices Chart: allusion, atmosphere, colloquialism, idioms 
         1. Prepare for TGC quiz- vocab, plot, character, theme, devices, questions from in class
         2. Finish reading through to page 163


Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary practice crossword
       2.  Read to page 148, complete the questions:
Respond to the questions on a separate sheet of paper: pg 132-148)
1.Describe the town of Welch. Provide three pieces of evidence that expand your description.
2.Jeanette says “the people of Welch were still trying to maintain some pride of place” (p 134). What does she mean? How does this contrast with your description in question #1?
3.Characterize Jeanette’s experiences in her new school in Welch? Support it with three pieces of evidence. Why do you think she’s having this experience?
4.What can you infer about Brian and Lori’s experiences during the conversation about the first day of school?
5.What surprising revelation does Jeanette acknowledge about her hopes for Dinitia and what does this reveal about Jeanette’s character?
6.Do you find Rex Walls’ family background surprising? Does he seem like them?
7.Describe Erma in six words. Use a variety and focus on bother her good and bad character.
8.Jeanette’s mother always manages to see the positive in people or situations. Provide two examples from pages 132-148 where she does this. How is this a strength?
9. Describe Lori’s role with her siblings? How is she a protector? How does she act as the parent?
10.What realization does Jeanette come to about her father and his relationship with Erma? Do you think there is truth to this notion?

Monday, October 17th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary Practice, crossword puzzle
      2. Webb's Depth Question development
      3. Begin reading pages 122-132

      1. Finish reading to page 132
      2. Finish the crossword puzzle vocabulary practice

Friday, October 14th, 2016
      1. RCQ, 91-105
      2. EPL Brochure
      3. Read pages 105-121
      1. Brochure due Monday
      2. Read to page 121 by Monday

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
      1. Reading check quiz
       2. Begin reading 91-105
       3. Ethos, Pathos, Logos Brochure, due 10/17
      1. EPL Brochure due 10/17
      2. Read to page 105 tonight 

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

No School

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
      1. Reading Check, pg 62-75
      2. Discuss TGC
      1. Review Vocabulary
      2. Read to p. 91

Monday, October 10th, 2016
      1. Ethos, Pathos, Logos Notes and Discussion
      2. Read pages 58-75
Homework: Finish reading through page 75, reading check quiz tomorrow!

Friday, October 7th, 2016
      1. Reading check quiz
      2. Work on chart: Find two examples of simile, metaphor, symbol, imagery, hyperbole, theme
      3. Discuss Symbolism in The Glass Castle
Homework: Study vocabulary, finish finding examples for the chart

Thursday, October 6th, 2016
1. Read pages 39-51, respond to questions:
1.Pg. 39-41: What lesson does Rex Wall’s want to teach his children in these pages? Why?
2.How do you think Jeanette feels about his gift? Find evidence of her response.
3.Pg. 42-47: How are we seeing a new side to the relationship between Jeanette’s parents?
4.Briefly describe Jeanette’s experiences in Blythe. Why does she include this section in her memoir?
5.Pg 48-50: Can you find evidence of Jeanette’s opinion in 48-50? How does she feel about this experience? Would you classify her storytelling as more objective or subjective? Why?

objective: not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts

Subjective: based on or influenced by personal feelings, tastes, or opinions

      1. Finish the vocabulary: definition, part of speech, two sample sentences for each word: figment, commissary, raucous, whittled, ornery, diminutive, magistrate, hedonism, suburbanite, felonious, ingenious, pagan.
      2. Read pages 51-57, reading check quiz tomorrow!

Thursday, September 29th, 2016
1. Short Story Round Robin
2. Read to page 38 of The Glass Castle
3. Complete the questions:
         1.  Where does the title of the story come from? What does it symbolize? Take the characterization of the father into consideration. 
         2. Who is Mary Charlene and what happened to her?
         3. What happens to Jeanette while her family is driving through the desert? (incident with the car) How does she feel about this accident?
         4. What happens with the fire incident with Jeanette?
         5. What does Jeanette's mother find fascinating about the Joshua tree? Where does its beauty come from? Why is this significant?

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
      1. Read and Discuss The Glass Castle
Read to page 32, complete the discussion questions:
1.What does fire represent for Jeannette Walls? What evidence supports this?
2.Characterize each member of her family: Mom, Dad, Brian, and Lori. Describe each character thoroughly, and find one piece of evidence to support this characterization. Draw from all pages so far.
      1. Finish reading to page 32, complete the questions above!

Tuesday,  September 27th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary Warm-up- synonyms for TGC vocabulary
      2. Continue reading The Glass Castle, read until page 25
      3. Complete the discussion questions for pages 3-25:
            Answer each of the following questions in complete sentences with correctly cited evidence to support each response:
        Discussion Questions:   Pages 3-25     
1.As an adult, what are Jeannette Walls’ feelings towards her parents? Do you think her feelings are justifiable? Why or why not?
2.How does the author bring her encounter with fire to life for the reader? What literary device does she use? Find three examples from the text and explain their effect.
3.What sensory detail does the author never describe during this experience? Why might this be?.

4. Describe Walls’ experiences in the hospital. How does she remember it?

5. Contrast Walls’ experiences in the hospital with the nurses treatment toward her and her parents’ responses to the experience.

6. How and when is Jeanette released from the hospital? How do you feel about this incident? Why?

7. Pages 15-16 describe Jeanette’s interaction with fire following her accident. Describe her view towards fire and why she acts this way.

8. Use pages 19-25 to characterize Rex Walls. Find three pieces of evidence that attribute to his character and explain each of them.

      1. Finish discussion questions
      2. review vocabulary! Quiz Friday

Monday, September 26th, 2016
      1. Vocabulary Practice, The Glass Castle
      2. Review Elements of a Memoir
      3. Begin The Glass Castle, read to page 11
      1. Review the vocabulary for a quiz on Friday!

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
      1. Review Vocab
      2. Silent Symposium wrap up and presentations
      1. study vocabulary, quiz next Friday

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
      1. Vocabulary practice
      2.  Notes on Elements of a Memoir
      3. "Defining Family" journal write
      1. review vocabulary

Wednesday, September 21st, 
         1. Silent Symposium
 Homework: review vocabulary

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
      1. Short Story and Literary Devices Quiz
      1. Finish "The Glass Castle"Vocabulary! Word-part of speech- definition- example sentence using the word
      2. Bring "The Glass Castle" every day!

Monday, September 19th, 2016
      1. The Glass Castle Vocabulary
      2. Review Grammar
      3. Review for Short Story Quiz
      1. Quiz tomorrow!! Prepare!


Friday, September 16th, 2016
      1. Parts of Speech Practice
      2. Short Story Review
      1. Study for Short Story Quiz

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
      1. Grammar Practice: Parts of Speech
      2. Work on Short Story and comic strip! Follow set instructions:Allegory-Short-Story-Project.docx
      1. Short Story/Literary Devices Quiz on Monday, September 19th: Short-Story-Quiz-Review.docx
      2. Short Story Project due tomorrow!

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
      1. Short Story Project: be sure to follow rubric!
      2. Grammar : Parts of Speech
      1. Short Story/Literary Devices Quiz on Monday, September 19th!
      2. Short STory Project, due Friday

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
      1. Finish Discussing "The Monkey's Paw", complete SIFTT
        2. Grammar Diagnostic
      1. Short Story/Literary Devices Quiz on Monday, September 19th!
      2.  Short STory Project, due Friday


Monday, September 12th, 2016
      1. "The Monkey's Paw" SIFTT and response questions 
      Finish questions and chart!

1.  Describe the weather and the setting. What mood is created by the setting (the atmosphere)?
2.  What examples of irony occur in the story?
3.  How does foreshadow and suspense affect the mood of the story?
4. What is the overall message/theme of the story?

Thursday, September 8th, 2016
      1. Common Assessment Essay

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
      1. Review Discussion Questions for "Content's of a Deadman's Pocket"
       2. SIFTT notes and processing
      3. "Story of an Hour", SIFTT practice
      1. Finish reading and SIFTT-ing "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin, complete the questions

Tuesday September 6rd, 2016
      1. Finish "Contents of a Deadman's Pocket"
      2. Discussion Questions: Respond to each of the following questions in complete sentence and include evidence to support your response.
  1. 1. In the beginning of the story, Tom Benecke is at home working, but he is having a hard time getting started. What distracts him from his work?

  1. 2. Tom is faced with an internal conflict. What is it, and does he resolve it? Explain how the author shows the importance of the yellow paper on page 17.

  1. 3. Using evidence from page 18, explain what Tom's ambition is. How does this relate to the conflict he experiences on page 16?

  1. 4. A second setting is revealed. What is it and how does the writer use this setting to create suspense? Use evidence from pages 18 and 19 to support your answer.

  1. 5. The author describes the transformation that takes place in Tom from self-confidence to fear. How does this transformation affect his life's priorities?

  1. 6. Towards the end of the story how has Tom’s opinion of this yellow sheet of paper changed?

    1. 7. To what extent should possessions and ambition define people?

      1. Finish the discussion questions!

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
      1. Continue reading "Contents of the Deadman's Pocket", focus on imagery, tone, mood, and suspense
      1. re-read the story to page 17 for class on Tuesday, bring textbook every day!

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

      1. "Contents of the Deadman's Pocket", Intro read beginning pages

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
      1. "Masque of the Red Death": Wrap-Up Discussion
        2. "Masque of the Red Death": Activity (Literal/Figurative Mask Interpretation)
      Bring textbook each day!
      Interpretive Mask Project Due Friday!

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016
     1. Wrap Up: Terrible Things
      2. Read "The Masque of the Red Death"
      3. Complete Questions 1-5:
               Answer the reading questions and include evidence from the text to support each response.
  1. What does the Prince’s name suggest about him?

  2. What does the description of the room’s foreshadow?

  3. Why does the Prince lock his friends in his castle?

  4. What effect does the clock have on the party?

  5. What does the clock ultimately represent?
         Bring textbook tomorrow, finish reading questions, bring spiral for class tomorrow!

Monday, August 29th, 2016
      1. Textbook Pick up
      2. Syllabus Quiz   
      3. Allegory and "Terrible Things"

   Bring textbook to class!

Friday, August 26th, 2016

1. Syllabus
2. Review "The Cave"
3. Allegory Introduction and Notes

1. Get syllabus signed, Quiz Monday!

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

      1. Student Expectation
      2. "The Cave" Analysis
      1. Complete Student Survey

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016


   1. Introductions
   2. Norms and Expectations for Students
   3. Truth/Lie Activity
   1. Register for Remind:
            Period 1: Text: 81010
                              Message: @10cpem