Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Objective: Students will know character terms and be able to identify character traits in literature.


1. CAT6 #16
2. Quiz Chps. 31-33
3. Lit Chp. 2 Notes: Character and Characterization
4. Video scene
5. Continue Notes
6. "Everyday Use" IR

Monday, September 29, 2008

Objective: Students will see a PERFECT example of a CD for their MOnte Cristo project. They will also know character terms for Chapter 2.

1. CAT6 #15
2. Monte Cristo Music Quiz 1-30
3. Turn in study guide 21-30
4. Lit Chapter 2 Notes: Character
5. Interactive Reader: "Everyday Use"

Homework: Monte Cristo Chapters 31-33

Friday, September 26, 2008

Objective: The students will look at other students'persuasive essays and critique them as a teacher would.

1. Turn in essays with rubric stapled to top.
2. Share two or more essays on LCD from Weblockers.
3. Complete "Everyday Use" vocabulary
4. Folder Check/Weblockers check #1
5. Monte Cristo Chapters 28-30 and study guide due on Monday.

Have a great weekend! Go Oregon! HAAAAAAAA USC!

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Objective: Students will know denotations of important words for upcoming stories and be able to use them correctly in ecercises.

1. CAT6 #14
2. Discuss Chapters read last night. Chp.s 25-26
3. "Everyday Use" vocabulary
4. Homework: Essay due typed tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Objective: The students will review nouns, pronouns and adjectives and then complete their outline of the persuasive essay.

1. CAT6 Activity #13
2. Correct Adjective side of grammar worksheet.
3. Complete Determining Parts of Speech side of worksheet
4. Work on essay. Due typed and edited on Friday.

Homework: Monte Cristo Chapters 26 and 27. Introduction of two more important characters.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Obejective: The students will know how to write a persuasive essay and begin writing one that uses one of our stories.

1. Discuss Monte Cristo Chps. 21-22
2. Persuasive Essay Notes
3. Persuasive Essay Prompt
4. Plan your essay.
5. Homework: Chapters 23-25 of Monte Cristo

Friday, September 19, 2008

Objective: The students will discuss how Dantes' escape is symbolic of a baptism.

1. Quiz on Chapters 16-20
2. Complete and grade Lit Book Chp. 1 Review
3. Discuss Baptism symbol
4. Get in project groups and do work!

Homework: "F..U..N"

Be good for sub on MOnday!

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Objective: The students will review all parts of Chp. 1 (Plot and Setting) and complete review activity.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. CAT6 #12
3. Discuss "Long Way Home" assignment and turn in.
4. Chapter 1 Review pages 66-71
5. Homework: Chapters 19-20. Study Guide due tomorrow.

Chapter 1 Test on Monday. Look over narrative essay notes and plot/setting notes.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Objective: The students will read a science fiction story and be able to idetify all parts of plot, the theme and make a connection between it and "The Pedestrian."

1. Get folders.
2. NO CAT6 or Quiz today.
3. "Long Way Home" assignment.
4. Folder Prep (all work inside folder and CLEAN and NEAT)
4. Homework: MC Chps. 16-18

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Objective: The students will read a new story and compare and contrast the plot, tone and theme with "The Pedestrian."

1. CAT6 #11
2. Discuss Chapters 11-13 and any study guide questions.
3. Complete "The Pedestrian" assignment.
4. "Long Way Home"

Homework: Chapters 14 and 15

Monday, September 15, 2008

The students will complete writing a paragraph in a romantic tone.

1. CAT6 #10
2. Turn in CAT6 Packet 1-10
3. "The Pedestrian" Activity
Homework: Chapter 13 and Study Guide Question 11-13.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Objective: The students will discuss how Bradbury created the tone of "The Pedestrian" and be able to change the tone in an original paragraph.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. No CAT6
3. Correct Vocabulary
4. Quiz on Chps. 7-10
5. Turn in and discuss Study Guide Questions
6. "the Pedestrian" assignment

Homework: Chapters 11-12

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Objective: The students will read a story by Ray Bradbury and describe in writing how the author creates tone through the setting.

NO QUIZ TODAY. IF YOU ARE BEHIND.... CATCH UP TODAY! 10,000 point quiz tomorrow.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. CAT6 #9 "The Pedestrian" intro
3. Complete "The Pedestrian" vocabulary (due tomorow for points)
4. "The Pedestrian" Assignment

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

The students will know important words in "The Pedestrian" and use them correctly to complete exercises.

1. No CAT6 Today.
2. Monte Cristo Quiz Chps 4-6
3. Discuss Chapters and Study Guide Questions
4. "The Pedestrian" Vocabulary
5. Zero Period: Score "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
6. Homework: Chapters 7-10 Monte Cristo

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

The students will know the meaning of nine important prefixes and be able to use them correctly to change the meaning of a word.

1. CAT6 #7 (or is it 8) Prefixes
2. Quix on MC Chapters 1-3
3. Discuss Study Guide Questions
4. Discuss Group Projects for MC Unit
5. Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket

Homework: Monte Cristo Chapters 4-6

Monday, September 08, 2008

The students will get back their first essays and know expectations of re-writes.

1. NO CAT6 Today but get folder and Interactive Reader
2. Discuss the problems with the first essays and how to make them better.
3. Interactive Reader "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
4. Honework: Monte Cristo Chapters 1-3 (Quiz tomorrow)

Friday, September 05, 2008

The students will know the important information about The Count of Monte Cristo before they start reading.

1. CAT #7 Pronouns
2. Check out Books Period 0
3. Count of Monte Cristo intro
4. Pronoun Worksheet (correct noun side)

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Objective: Students will be able to identify common and proper nouns in sentences and begin a story in the interactive reader.

1. Roll and Lit Books. Cover the books, put your name on it, get 100 points, put books on shelf.
2. CAT6 #6 Nouns
3. Grammar Handout: Proper and Common Nouns
4. "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket" IR.
5. Homework: Get outside book and bring to class for approval by Monday.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

The students will know all the parts of a plot and create a plot graph for "A Hero's Story."

1. Turn in sylabus for 100 points
2. New assignment: Bring your lit book to class with a cover TO LEAVE IN CLASS!!
3. CAT6 #5 (Periods 2 and 3 need to do #4 also)
4. Chapter 1 notes continued.
5. Plot graph assignment.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

The students wil know the important parts of a plot.

1. CAT6 #4
2. Syllabus, Book Report Format and Honors Book List
3. Correct and Score Vocabulary
4. Plot Notes
5. Homework: Download and sign syllabus.