Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Objective: Students will continue work on Informational Texts in preparation for CAHSEE.

1. CAT6 #3
2. Lit Book: Citing Internet Sources p. 921-926
3. Lit Book: Consumer Documents p. 927-931
4. Person of the Year brainstorming.
5. Meet in library tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Objective: Students will continue working on Informational Text analysis in preparation for the CAHSEE.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. CAT6 #2
3. Lit Book pages 913-915 (tech instructions)
4. Lit Book pages 916-920 (workplace docs)
5. Research Paper Prompt Intro

Monday, January 26, 2009

Objective: Students will cover the chapter on Informational Texts this week in preparation for the CAHSEE.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. Clean folder: Everything out.
3. CAT6 #1
4. Lit Chapter 11: Informational Texts: Page 908-912
5. Get your new outside book. It would be smart to read it while we are covering Julius Caesar.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Objective: Students will show that they have read their outside books!

1. Outside Book Report Check: Active Reading: 100
Oral Question: 100
Book Report: 200

2. Complete Review for Final

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Objective: Students will review for final and prepare portfolio for grade.

1. Work on Review Handout

2. Finish Outside Book, Report and Portfolio.

3. Period 0: Final Tomorrow.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Objective: Students will take test and be proficient on all parts of chapter 5.

1. Discuss and turn in "Notes from a Bottle"
2. Take test

Tomorrow: Semester 1 Final Review
Friday: Book Report, Active Reading and Oral Questions. It is the last day of the semester, DO NOT TURN IN LATE. THEY WILL NOT BE GRADED!

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Objective: Students will read the last ambiguous story of the chapter as a review for the test tomorrow.

1. Get folder, IR and Lit book.
2. Five minutes to complete "The Listeners"
3. Read "Notes in a Bottle" page 375 of lit book.
4. Complete Reading Check page. 379 Questions 1-8

Chapter 5 Test tomorrow, Final Review Thursday, Book Report Friday. Busy week!

Monday, January 12, 2009

Objective: Students will read and analyze an amiguous poem.

1. Get Folder and IR
2. Turn in or complete "RMS Titanic" outline.
3. "The Listeners" poem IR 168-171
4. Portfolio Checklist and Preparation

Chapter 5 Test on Wednesday.
Book Report/Oral Questions/AR Check on Friday

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Objective: Students will read and outline an ironic story.

Note: remember Sub Rules: If your name is left, you lose all points for the day (200 points). (I am very close, so I can be here in 2 minutes!)

1. CAT6 #40 (Help sub with computer if needed)
2. Turn in CAT6 Packet 31-40
3. RMS Titanic Reading and Outline. You will have to be QUIET and fill in the outline as you read.

Homework: Outside Book.
Objective: Students will begin to outline the ironic story of the Titanic.

1. CAT6 Activity: CAHSEE Commas
2. Finish and present "Nothing Man" ideas.
3. Begin "RMS Titanic" Outline
Homework: Book Report Due 1/16/09. NO LATE PAPERS PERIOD!

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Objective: Students will read and analyze an ambiguous/ironic poem.

1. Correct/Discuss "Lamb to Slaughter"
2. Correct/Score Vocabulary for Titanic
3. "Nothing Man" activity/poster

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Objective: Students will know important vocabulary and connotations for RMS Titanic story and they will also complete analyzing "Lamb to Slaughter"

1. Good Morning! Get your Monte Cristo CDs. If you worked with someone from another class, share the grade sheet with them.

2. Get IR and folder.

3. Complete Lamb to Slaughter

4. RMS Titanic Vocabulary.

Remember to bring book tomorrow.

Songs from CDs new to my "PLaylist"

Gary Jules: Mad World
Gavin Rossdale: Love Remains the Same
Bass Hunter: Now You're Gone and Island in the Sun
Cro Mags: Show You No Mercy
Kimya Dawson: Tire Swing
Evanesence: My Immortal
Simple Plan: Addicted
Seether: Fake It
Saving Grace: Happy
John Waite: Missing You

Monday, January 05, 2009

Objective: Students will read and analyze an ironic story.

Get folder and Interactive Reader.

1. CAT6 #38 (what is it?)
2. Notes on Chapter 5
3. "Lamb to Slaughter" all margin activities and test practice. Pages 150-165

Note: I want to see outside book IN CLASS on WEDNESDAY!!!!!!!!