Assignments are announced and posted on the board.
Students may also contact classmates.
It is essential students bring their books to class.
We will be reading the stories in Introduction to Literature
All stories should be carefully read and the
questions which follow, answered.
We will have announced and UNANNOUNCED quizzes on these stories.
Homework is posted daily in class. If a student is absent, he/she may
a classmate for any missing
A PEN BLUE OR BLACK IS ESSENTIAL for QUIZ and TEST taking!
For Thursday, August 30- read "Lather and nothing Else" and answer questions
For Tuesday, September 4- Complete the vocabulary sheet for " Lather and
Nothing Else" and read the short story " The Black Cat" Do not do the
For Friday 9/7- Quiz on vocabulary from "Lather and Nothing Else". Worksheets
on run-on/fragment sentences.
For Monday- Do vocabulary exercises ( definitions and sentences) for
the "Black Cat"
9/11- Read " The Moment the Gun Went Off" and answer the questions within the
lavendar blocks throughout the story. Vocabulary quiz on "Black Cat"
9/12- Read " The Necklace" and answer the questions 1-5 a&b.
9/13 study vocabulary from "The Black Cat" Begin the quote sheet for the
character of Madame
9/18- Make sure you have gathered good supportive quotes from " The Necklace"
9/19 paragraph for Madame Loisel due Friday. Read "Like the Sun" answer
questions 1-5 a& b.
Vocabulary due Monday.
9/21 read " The Enchanted Garden" answer questions 1-5 a& b, finish the
9/24 Make sure you have the definitions for literary terms completed.
We will have a test on the short story Unit on Friday. Vocabulary quiz will
be next Monday, October 1.
9/27- TEST on the short story Unit. Grammar sheet on adjectives
10/9 Olympian Idol- bring your A game to win as your diety! Personal Pronoun
10/12 vocabulary exercises due Wednesday. Odyssey 1-5 due on Wednesday, as
Quiz on pronouns on Monday. Answer questions on scene iv for Macbeth.
sheet started in class. Proinoun packet due on Thursday.
10/15 Act I finish scene v and answer the questions. Do not begin this until
we have finished Act I, but start selecting quotes that tell about the
personality or actions of the characters of Macbeth and Lady MAcbeth.For
Friday you will create a portrait of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth using the
things you have heard said about him/her and he/she has said himself/herself.
What would their outward appearances be at this point in the play?
10/16 answer remaining questions for Act I vocabulary exercises due. First
books (1-5) for
10/17 Act I quiz. Vocabulary quiz on Friday. Portriats due with quotes which
speak to this personality.
10/22 do the exercise sheets for verbs and answer the questions for Act II
scenes I and II.
10/24 Read over scene iv in Act II- answer questions if you have them.
10/25 read over act III from today and answer the corresponding questions.
quiz on Act II
10/26 reread Act Iii scene i and answer questions which accompany that scene.
11/1 Quiz on linking and actio verbs. Do helping verb practice sheet. Answer
questions for Act III scene iv.
11/5 answer the questions for Act III all scenes.make sure you know what
happens in this act.
Verb phrase quiz.
11/7 Answer the questions for Act IV scenei. Make sure you understand what
happens in Act III. We will do the performancs on Friday.
11/8 Read over Act IV scene iii. It is about Macduff's reception by Malcolm
at the english court. Try to imagine how Malcolm would feel about Macduff and
his desire to bring Malcolm back to Scotland where Macbeth is ruling.
Answer the questions for scene ii. We will have an Odyssey presentation and
put on the banquet scene. Vocabulary lesson 2 will be due next Wednesday.
11/9 Vocabulary for lesson 2 exercises will be due on Wednesday.
11/15- Vocabulary quiz Lesson 2. Answer the questions for Act V through scene
11/16 literary packet for Macbeth. We will be writing about a dynamic
character- Macbeth or Lady Macbeth.
11/20 read chapters 1&2 of To Kill a Mockingbird and answer the questions on
11/26 TKMB student survival site TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD HELP
http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Belmont_HS/ tkm Read chapters 3,4,5 and answer the
11/27 TEST on Macbeth. Bring TKMB books. chapter 6 &7 tonight
11/29 vocabulary quiz. You should be up to chapter 8 or 9 in Mockingbird.
11/28 read chapters 8 &9 in TKMB and answer the questions. Do adverb practice
11/30 read chapters9 and 10 and answer the questions. essay on Macbeth is now
Wednesday. If you need some feedback email me on google docs
12/4- Essay on Macbeth due. If you have time please work on the TKMB packet
we worked on in class today.
12/5 Read Chapter 12 in TKMB and answer the questions. Know this chapter.
12/6 TEST for The Odyssey. Diary entries for Jem are due o Tuesday, December
12/7 Read chapters 13, 14, 15 and answer questions. Chapters were begun in
class. Diary entries due on Tuesday.
12/10 diary entries for Jem. Make sure these are in ink if they are
handwritten. Write neatly and on
paper without notebook fringe. Otherwise type. Read chapter 16 and answer the
12/11 Read and answwer questions for chapters 17 & 18. Vocabulary exercises
due on Thursday. Adverb quiz tomorrow.
12/12 read chapters 19 &20. Vocabulary exercises.
12/14 read up to chapter 29 and answer the questions. Our test will be on Thursday, 12/20. We
will have tea with Aunt Alexandra on Friday.
1/4/13 vocabulary exercises due. Read and answer questions for Of Mice and Men. Chapter 1.
1/7/13 read chapters 2&3 and answer the questions. Quiz on vocabulary Thursday.
1/8/13 read chapter 4 and answer questions. Vocabulary quiz on Thursday.