DATE
AGENDA & ASSIGNMENTS
DUE DATES
3/26
" Book Groups"
1. Choose a book (all are available to check out from the school library). BOOK INFORMATION
2. Go over the online discussion and online reading journals. Both are on Canvas-- www.graniteschools.instructure.com
3. Make a bookmark with your group to establish a reading schedule. If you miss class on this day, check with a classmate to copy the schedule they created so you will be coordinated with the group.
BOOKMARK TEMPLATE: bookmark 2012.pdf
4. Start reading!
reading--
see your bookmark!
discussions- -
due weekly
(see Canvas)
reading journals- -
due at each
class meeting (see Canvas)
3/28
Book Groups:
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation)
2. Work online! (discussions and/or reading journals)
discussions- - due weekly
(see Canvas)
reading journals- -
due at each
class meeting (see Canvas)
3/30
Book Groups
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation)
2. Syntax Scavenger Hunt!
Rules and List: syntax scavenger hunt.pdf
NOTE: If you are not in class for this assignment, just set a timer for 60 minutes and do as much as you can on the "hunt." You are NOT required to spend days searching for everything!
Syntax Scavenger Hunt
4/10

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4/10
Book Groups:
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. "Welcome to . . . " assignment (groups)
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Welcome To.pdf
"Welcome to . . ." 4/12
( end of class)
4/12
Book Groups:
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. "Welcome to . . . " assignment (groups)
"Welcome to . . ." 4/12
( end of class)
4/16
Book Groups
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. Quotations/Timelines (groups)
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Quotations Timeline.pdf
Quotations/Timelines posters
4/18 ( end of class!)
4/18
Book Groups
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. 3.Quotations/Timelines (groups)
Quotations/Timelines posters
4/18 ( end of class!)
4/20
Book Groups
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. Poetry Collisions (3 poems, 3 foldables)
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS: Poetry Collisions.pdf
See the RECOMMENDED POETRY SITES
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Poetry Collisions
4/30
4/24
Book Groups
1. Reading Time (start-up and participation score)
2. Poetry Collisions (3 poems, 3 foldables)
Poetry Collisions
4/30
4/26
MIDTERM!
Finish Poetry Collisions

4/30
POETRY COLLISIONS DUE FIRST OF CLASS !
FINAL EXAM: Book Groups!
CRTs

5/2
CRTs
Gatsby pre-reading survey (see home page)

5/4
The Great Gatsby
IN CLASS : chapter 1 and assignment
HW: read chapter 2 and respond to the online questions (CANVAS)
5/4
5/8 12:00 am (finish before 5/7 @ 11:59 pm)
5/8
The Great Gatsby
IN CLASS : chapter 3 and assignment
HW: read chapter 4 and respond to the online questions (CANVAS)
5/8
5/10 12:00 am
5/10
The Great Gatsby
IN CLASS : chapter 5 and assignment
HW: read chapter 6 and respond to the online questions (CANVAS)

BEFORE NEXT CLASS: please read the prompt and passages for the benchmark essay on the ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WEBSITE !
5/10
5/14 12:00 am
5/14
IN CLASS : FINAL BENCHMARK ESSAY
The Great Gatsby
HW: read chapter 7 (NO online assignment)
5/14
5/16 12:00 am
5/16
The Great Gatsby
Reading Exam. (chapters 1-7)
IN CLASS : read ch 8
HW: finish ch 8?

5/18
The Great Gatsby
IN CLASS : read ch 9
movie

5/22
The Great Gatsby
1A: BENCHMARK ESSAY
start group assignment
group assignment: 5/24
(end of class)
5/24
The Great Gatsby
finish group assignment /movie
TURN IN BOOKS
5/24
5/30
EXTRA CREDIT DAY
finish movie?
Review game
Hall passes due

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ARCHIVE THIRD QUARTER January 17-March 23

DATE
AGENDA & ASSIGNMENTS
DUE
1/17
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Quiz: chapter 7
Finish Poem Anthology Assignment
Click here for instructions:
You'll also need access to the Holt Literature anthology so set aside some time to work after school.
HOMEWORK: READ CH. 8
1/19
(both)
1/19
Chapter 8 "Cause and Effect" Assignment
(Read the instructions first: you'll need ALL of these handouts!)
cause and effect instructions.pdf
Affect Versus Effect.pdf
CauseEffect_Chain.pdf
CauseEffect_Chart.pdf
CauseEffect_Fishbone.pdf
CauseEffect_Star.pdf
1/23 (both)
1/23
"13 Ways of Looking at . . ."
READ CH. 9
TWO HANDOUTS:
13 ways poem and criticism.pdf 13 Ways of Looking at Ezra.pdf
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HOMEWORK: finish ch 9 & assignment
1/23
1/31
1/25
1/25
Read chapter 10 together
Endings Worksheet (see below)
Essay Assignment: worksheet & essay rubric
HOMEWORK: Write Rough Draft of Essay
1/27
2/2
1/27
BEGIN FINAL PROJECT: Menu assignment.pdf
(we'll work on this in class for three class days, note due date------>)
HOMEWORK: Revise Essay
(content & organization)
Helpful Revision links:
Expletives and Phrasal Verbs.pdf
Revision Checklist.pdf
INCLUDES QUOTES/MLA INFORMATION
Olympus High Writer's Guide
2/6
2/2
1/31
Work on Final Project
HOMEWORK: Revise Essay (style)
Edit, format, and print!
2/6
2/2
ESSAY DUE!
Work on Final Project (last class day)
2/6
2/6
FINAL PROJECT DUE!
http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-843704
(FLASHCARDS)
451.xlt (LIST in an EXCEL FILE)
Fahrenheit 451
Vocabulary Lists
Check books out (and in!)
HW: Read Part One: "The Hearth and the Salamander" pp. 1-68

2/8
Reading Quiz
Character Analysis
Section One Character analysis.pdf
Section One Character analysis.pdf
Section One Character analysis.pdf

HW: Read Part Two: "The Sand and the Sieve" pp. 69-110
Char.Analysis
2/10
2/10
MIDTERM!
Reading Quiz
Figurative Language analysis.pdf
HW: Read Part Three: "Burning Bright" pp. 111-130
Fig. Lang.
2/14
(end of class)
2/14
Finish Figurative Language (see above for worksheet)
HW: Read Part Three: "Burning Bright" pp. 131-145

2/16
Vocabulary Review
HW: Read Part Three: "Burning Bright" pp. 146-166

2/22
VOCABULARY QUIZ (rescheduled)
"Play by Play" assignment
FAHRENHEIT 451 PLAY BY PLAY.pdf
HW: Read AFTERWORD AND CODA: pp. 167-179
Play by Play
2/28 (first of
class)
2/24
FINAL READING EXAM
"Play by Play" assignment
(see above for link)
Play by Play
2/28 (first of
class)
2/28
The Piano Lesson:
Slavery by Another Name
"Back Channel" discussion (no make up available)

3/1
The Piano Lesson:
Slavery by Another Name
HW: "The Meanings of a Word" by Gloria Naylor and 54321 sheet
ARTICLE: Gloria Naylor Article.pdf
54321: 54321.pdf
Article and 54321 due 3/5 (first of class)
3/5
The Piano Lesson: Act I Characters
WORKSHEET:
Act 1 character work.pdf
worksheet due 3/7 (f.o.c.)
3/7
The Piano Lesson: Act I Doaker's Story
Timeline and Family Tree:
time line and chart.pdf
Events and Names:
characters and events.pdf
timeline and tree due 3/9 (f.o.c.)
3/9
The Piano Lesson: Watch Act I
PARTICIPATION POINTS--no make-up :(
FILM NOTES: movie notes.pdf
The film notes are an optional assignment-- I will NOT collect it; however, you MAY use it on our final on 3/15
HW: read Act 2
read by 3/13
3/13
QUIZ: ACT 2
The Piano Lesson: Act II

3/15
The Piano Lesson: final essay
MAKE-UP SESSIONS:
Monday, March 19 7:30 am and 2:15 pm only!

3/19
The Piano Lesson: group work

3/21
END OF 3RD QUARTER!
HALL PASS DAY-- Be here, be on time, have your hall passes!





DATE
AGENDA & ASSIGNMENTS
DUE

ARCHIVE SECOND QUARTER November 11-January 12

11/11
Film: The Scarlet Letter If you missed this day, you have also missed participation points. To make up those points, you can complete this assignment Tantalizing Grammar TITLE REWRITES You may print out the sheet and do it or just write your answers on a separate paper.
11/15
11/15
Film: The Scarlet Letter Ifyou missed this day, you have also missed participation points.To make up those points, you can complete this assignment ScarletABC film makeup You may print out the sheet and do it or just write your answers on a separate paper.
1 1/17
11/17
Finish film.Ifyou missed this day, you have also missed participation points.To make up this day, you can complete EITHER the TANTALIZING GRAMMAR sheet (on 11/11) OR the SCARLET ABC film make up (11/15). If you missed two days, do both.HOMEWORK: type your in-class essay.Make any revisions you wish! See Ms. Bishop (or your class period's OUT box for your essay)
11/21
11/ 21
2nd QUARTER SRI (see Ms. Bishop to make up the SRI by 12/2) Peer essay revisions, checklist, and rubric EXPLETIVES & PHRASAL VERBS: Expletives and Phrasal Verbs.pdf REVISION CHECKLIST: Revision Checklist.pdf RUBRIC: Scarlet Letter Essay Revision Rubric.pdf
11/30
11/28
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass READ: chs 1 & 2(see the HOME PAGE for ways to read this electronically)ASSIGNMENT: chs 1 & 2 reading guide.pdf Need to review the types of persuasive appeal? Check this out! RHETORICAL elements chs 1 & 2.pptx
11/30
11/30
ESSAY REVISIONS DUE! (see info on 11/21)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: chs 3, 4, 5ASSIGNMENT: "Graffiti"(Print out the document then take free-form notes that show your reactions and thoughts as you read this section; words, phrases, even pictures, are fine!) chs 3-5 graffiti sheet.doc.pdf
12/2
12/2
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: chs 6-7ASSIGNMENT: Reading Guide chs 6 & 7.pdf
12/6
12/6
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: chs. 8-9ASSIGNMENT: Reading Guide (ch 9 part only) chs 9 & 10.pdf
ch . 9 12/8
12/8
SEOPs (20 participation points-- if you miss this, see Mr. Bailey or your counselor for a personal appointment and speak with me after you have met.

12/12
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: ch 10, pp. 68-91ASSIGNMENT: Virtual Field Trip and "Museum Box"
ch. 10 12/14
trip
12/21
12/14
In-class BENCHMARK ESSAY, Q2
HOMEWORK : Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: ch. 10, pp. 91-102ASSIGNMENT: Reading Guide (ch 10) (See 12/6 for a copy of this guide-- on the back of ch. 9)
12/16
12/16
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
READ: ch 11ASSIGNMENT: Poetry Annotations (Hayden's "Frederick Douglass") Frederick Douglass annotated poem.pdf CHECK OUT DINNER AT THE HOMESICK RESTAURANT: read chapters 1-4 before Jan.3, 2012 fill out the reading guide as you do: Reading Guide chs 1-4 (NY Times Book Review).pdf
poem 12/20
chs 1-4
1/3
12/20
Library: Finish Virtual Field Trip and Museum Box projects

1/3/12
IN-CLASS ESSAY: Chapters 1-4 Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Reading check
MAKEUP SESSION: Monday, Jan. 9, 7:30 am

1/5/12
Group Discussions: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant CHS 1-4
Participation Points only (no make-up)
HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 5

1/9/12
Chapter 5 Character Anaylsis (icebergs): chapter 5 character ice bergs.pdf
HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 6

1/11/12
HALL PASSES DUE FOR EXTRA CREDIT!
Anthology Poetry Assignment
HOMEWORK: READ CHAPTER 7



ARCHIVE QUARTERS 1 & 2 2011-2012

DATE
AGENDA & ASSIGNMENTS
DUE



08/22
Turn in Summer Reading Essay Disclosure -- get it signed
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08/24
EXAM: Poisonwood Bible
08/24
08/26
Essay Inspections
08/26
08/30
SRI (see Ms. Bishop to make this up)Exam Review
08/30
09/01
Poisonwood Bible Creative Analysis
09/20
09/06
Benchmark Writing ExamWork on Creative Analysis
09/06
09/20
09/08
TO BE verb revision: PASSIVE VOICE HOMEWORK: eliminate passive voice from your summer essay
09/16
09/12
TO BE verb revision: OTHER TO BEs HOMEWORK: eliminate (most?) TO BEs from your summer essay
09/16
09/14
WORD ECONOMY revision HOMEWORK: revise your summer essay for economy (eliminate clutter!) & go through the revision checklist in the Olympus High Writers Guide
09/16
09/16
Turn in Revised Summer Essay essay rubric Work on Creative Analysis
09/16
09/20
09/20
Present Creative Analysis projects Creative Analysis Rubric
09/20
9/28-11/3
2011 SCARLET LETTER CALENDAR AND READING LOG
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Click the link above (or on the Scarlet Letter graphic) for assignments, calendars, and due dates for September 28-November 3


DID YOU MISS THE CONFESSION POEMS?
Do the prewriting first, then
see the revision handout:
Confession Poems Prewriting
Confession Poem Revision


SCHEDULE CHANGE: The final reading log (chs 22-24) is now due at the BEGINNING OF CLASS on Thursday, Nov. 3. Please come to class with that ready to turn in!





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