Friday, October 31, 2008

Objective: The students will show knowledge of Monte Cristo and the characteristics of an archetype hero by completing an in class expostory essay.

1. Turn in projects.
2. Grade your group members contribution on both projects.
3. Complete in class Expository Essay.

Have fun but be careful tonight! Don't BULLY little kids!! It makes parents mad!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Objective: Students will see the climax and resolution of this version of Monte Cristo and then complete major projects for the book.

1. Complete video.
2. Tomorrow is the Archetype Hero in class essay.
3. Complete Projects. Discuss Problems from the past.

Homework: Work on Halloween costume.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Objective: Students will complete video of Monte Cristo and begin prewriting Archetype Hero essay.

1. New Book Report Date.
2. Complete Video
3. Tomorrow bring Project materials. I will give you what's left of the period to work on them. They are due Friday and they better show 1 month's work. 400 points.

Have you got your next outside book yet?

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Objective: Students will understand what they will write for in class essay after watching Monte Cristo video.

1. Get Writing Prompt and Discuss.
2. Video
3. Projects

Monday, October 27, 2008

Objective: Students will watch modern adaptation on MOnte Cristo and complete 400 point projects.

1. Grade Reports, Book Reports and Tests handout.
2. Go over sample book reports (period 4 only)
3. Video. Be quiet or projects are due tomorrow.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Objective: The students will show that they read and understood all parts of Monte Cristo by passing a 300 point multiple choice test.

1. Get a slip of paper, put your name on it, put it in your MC book and put the book in the box.
2. Get test and scan sheet.
3. Pass the test.

Monday-Wednesday next week: Monte Cristo movie. Bring stuff to work on projects.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Objective: The sttudents will complete reading a story in the interactive reader and be able to discuss the effects of the narrator.

1. CAT6 #24
2. Chapter 2 Notes
3. Finish reading and activities in IR of "By the Waters of Babylon"

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Objective: The students will know the three types of point of view and read a story that uses it effectively in Interactive Reader.

NOTE: Great job by most of you on Stump the Teacher. A lot of extra points were earned. (By the way, I knew all the answers, I was just acting dumb!)

Get interactive reader.

1. CAT6 #23
2. Chapter 3 Notes
3. "By the Waters of Babylon" IR all margin activities.
4. Finish Monte Cristo

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Objective: The student will show knowledge of Monte Cristo Chapters 51-60 by trying to stump their incredibly brillialt teacher and get some extra credit.

1. CAT6 #22
2. Stump the Teacher
3. Chapter 2 Notes
4. "By the Waters of Babylon" IR.

Homework: Complete Monte Cristo on your own for test on Friday.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Objective: Students will BE GREAT FOR SUB (remember sub rules and 900 points) and pass the Lit Book Chapter 2 Test on Characters and Characterization.

1. Sit quietly and respectfully for roll.
2. Complete Chapter 2 Test: Use test and scan sheet. Number 2 Pencil only.
3. If time remains, work on outside book report, Stump the Teacher questions or MC projects.

I'll see you all Monday with your books, reports and MC Chps. 51-60 Questions. I'll miss you all terribly! HAAA!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Objective: Students will review all parts of Lit. Book Chp. 2 (Character and Characterization) and complete a review assignment.

1. CAT6 #21
2. Chapter 2 Review (100 points) Page 130-135 of lit book.
3. "Stump the Teacher" Questions or Projects.

Tomorrow: you will have a sub. Chapter 2 test. Bring book or materials for project to use if you finish the test early. Remember Sub Rules. You will lose all points for the day if your name is left by the sub. (Tomorrow is worth 100/test, 400 book report, 400 projects)

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Objective: The students will write an inverted triangle intro paragraph, analyze characters and plot of Monte Cristo while writing "Stump the Teacher" questions or complete literary analysis paper.

1. Complete, discuss and turn in "Two Kinds" assignment.
2. Work on "Stump the Teacher" questions for Chps. 51-60 of Monte Cristo
3. Complete outside reading paper (DUE MONDAY. NO LATE PAPERS ACCEPTED. PERIOD)
4. Monte Cristo Projects.

Tomorrow: Lit Chp. 2 Review
Friday: Lit Chp. 2 Test

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Objective: Students will finish story and character analysis.

1. Good Morning! Get your lit book and folder please.
2. CAT6 #20
3. CAT6 Packet 11-20 staple and hand in for 100 points.
4. Finish story "Two Kinds" with CD
5. "Two Kinds" assignment.

Homework: Chps. 51-60 Stump the Teacher questions.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Objective: The students will read a short story and analyze the characters and their motivation in a written assignment.


1. CAT6 #19
2. Monte Cristo Quiz Chps. 48-50. Turn in completed study guide.
3. Monte Cristo Chps 50-60 "Stump the Teacher" Questions Due Monday.
4. "Two Kinds" reading
5. Book Report new due date: MOnday Oct. 20

Friday, October 10, 2008

Objective: The students will know expectations of active reading and book report format for their outside book. DUE NEXT FRIDAY!!!!!!!!!

1. Book Check (100 points)
2. Discuss Book report Format on Weblockers
3. Monte Cristo Chapters 49-50 and study guide.

Homecoming Tonight. Have fun and be careful!

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Objective: Students will know important words and denotation in order to read an upcoming story.

Note: Zero Period Meets at 7:20 tomorow.

1. Complete and discuss "Mary" IR
2. "Two Kinds" Vocabulary
3. Monte Cristo Chapter 48 only.
4. Folder Check for 100 points.
5. Tomorrow we will use our OUTSIDE BOOK! YOU MUST BRING IT TO CLASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

Objective: Students will go over interactive reader active reading and discuss chapters 41-45 of MOnte Cristo.

1. Quiz Chps. 41-45
2. Turn in any left over Direct to Indirect.
3. Complete and discuss "Mary"
4. Chapters 46-47 Reading and Study Guide.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Objective: The students will complete character sketches and share, then read a short story to analyze its characterization.

1. Get Interactive Reader and Folder
2. CAT6 #18
3. Any Questions on Monte Cristo (Periods 2 and 3 I'll cover them with you tomorow)
4. Complete Character Sketch.
5. Interactive Reader: "Mary" Read and Margin Activities.

Homework: Monte Cristo 44-45 and study guide questions.

Monday, October 06, 2008

Objective: The students will create a character sketch using all methods of characterization that we have discussed.

1. CAT6 #17
2. Discuss and turn in MC Study Guide Chps. 31-40
3. Character Sketch: Direct to Indirect
4. Monte Cristo Chapters 41-43

BOOK REPORT IN 10 Days!!!!!

Friday, October 03, 2008

Objective: The students will write an INCREDIBLE PERSUASIVE essay for the District Writing Test. They will have two solid reasons for their argument and shoot down any opposing argument in a counter argument paragraph.

1. District Writing Test. Write neat. Use LOGICAL or EMOTIONAL APPEALS to prove your point.

2. Read Chapter 40 and complete study guide by Monday.

3. Have a great weekend. Watch the Ducks beat USC!

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Objective: The students will complete character analysis within a story in the interactive reader.

1. Good Morning! Grab your interactive reader please.
2. Discuss any questions with Monte Cristo Chps. 34-36.
3. Finish story and complete end activities on pages 66-68.
4. Read Chapters 37-39.
5. Tomorrow is the District Writing Test.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Objective: Students will know how authors create characters in lit.

1. Get interactive readers
2. Chapter 2 Notes
3. "Everyday Use" Interactive Reader

Homework: Chapter3 34-36 Monte Cristo