Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Day 36

Objective:  The students will practice AP analytical writing on voice.

1.  WP #17

Discuss MC Chapter 27.  Read MC 28 tonight.

2.  The Secret Lion handout.  We are practicing AP type writing today.  It will include a topic sentence that includes title, author and claim.  Then it will have textual evidence that supports the claim.  Then it will have commentary/analysis for each textual evidence.


Text Evidence



Text Evidence




Monday, September 27, 2021

Day 35

Objective:  The students will read the next story and analyze the voice created by the author.

1.  WP Number 16

2.  Discuss MC Chapter 26 and the three new characters.

3.  Voice Notes

4.  Close Read "The Secret Lion"

5.  Homework:  Monte Cristo Chapter 27

Friday, September 24, 2021

Day 34

Objective:  The students will work on Monte Cristo Soundtrack. 

1.  Monte Cristo Quiz Chapter  25

2.  Discuss the Chapter and the next chapter to come...  Timeline and Character List

3.  Soundtrack Group Work.  Set up a shared doc.  Set up the dimensions of the doc so that it will fit nicely into a DVD case when trimmed and stapled.

Format:  Orientation: Landscape

Format:  Columns:  2

4.  Read Chapter 26:  Another mysterious white guy!!!

5.  Pass Back all WORK!!!

Period 6:

1.  I have to have grades done by Monday for Mr. Vassel (your new teacher in room G113 ( next to ROTC).  TODAY is the last day for you to do anything that you can to improve your grade.

Here are the class grades right now:  64%

A= Paul and Nick!

B= 8

C= 6

D= 5

F= 11

2.  Watch the movie or do something quiet.  No you can't use the restroom.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Day 33

Objective:  The students will know the three types of POV used by authors.

Turn in Character Sketch after you highlight and label all three types of characterization.

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1.  Monte Cristo Quiz

2.  Point of View Notes

3.  The Secret Lion vocab

4.  Read Chapter 25

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Day 32

Objective:  The students will complete their character sketch and complete this new test thing that the district is telling me to give and for you to take.

Objective:  The students will complete a group activity using Grendel Chapter 6.

Objective:  The students will complete a group activity using Grendel Chapter 6.

 1.  New Test thing :  Go to RUSD webpage, then student portal Illuminate

1)  Get out a device:  Log on to Illuminate:  Use your rusd google login


2.   From Illuminate click on the Assessments Box.

3.  Then click on Log in to Fastbridge

4.   Use your riversideunified login 

5.  You should see the assessment.  Do it.  Not sure how long it will take....


Complete Character Sketch:  Print and we will turn it in tomorrow. 

Read Chapter 24

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Day 31

Objective:  The students will do a little bit of creative writing.

You all were great for the sub!  Everyone gets 10 extra credit points.

1.  WP Number ??

2.  Discuss Monte Cristo Chapters 20-21 (turn in MC Study Guide 11-20)

3.  Direct to Indirect Writing.


4.  Homework:  Monte Cristo Chapter22-23 and study guide questions

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Day 28

Objective:  The students will complete the story and work on a characterization chart.

1.  WP Number 14 Everyday Use

2.  Complete Reading of Story (12 minutes)

3.  Work on Characterization/Local Color Chart.


Get lit books and read/listen to half of Everyday Use