Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Objective: The students will know the important parts of a plot and be able to label all parts from a short story.

1. CAT6 #6: Connotation Review
2. Vocab: 10 minutes to finish. (Also, if I have not gotten your points for Book/Folder...)
3. Plot Notes
4. Hero's Story Plot Graph
5. HW: Syllabus and Honors Book List due tomorrow (signed and read)

Monday, August 30, 2010

Objective: The students will know how to find the Etymology of a word.

1. CAT6 (Prefix table)
2. Share some student sample essays and discuss the GOOD and the BAD.
3. Etymology
4. Complete Vocabulary
5. Book List and Syllabus by Wednesday.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Objective: he students will know the important vocabulary words for Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket.

1. CAT6
2. Quiz #1 (Notes from the week and Webpage)
3. Vocabulary Worksheets
4. Blackboard Passwords

Homework: Complete your Autobiographical Essay. Typed and due Monday.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Objective: The students will learn the fastest, easiest and guaranteed passing way to write an intro paragraph.

1. CAT6
2. Read a few sample intro paragraphs from the students.
3. Inverted Triangle Intro Format Notes
4. MLA Style
5. Blackboard Introduction (Get Honors Book List)
6. Fix your intro if you need to. Continue essay. Due Monday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Objective: The students will know what the teacher expects from a passing autobigraphical narrative essay and begin writing the first paragraph.

1. Roll and turn in Hero's Story assignment (be sure to review your three situations on #6)
2. CAT6 #2
3. Score Folder/Lit Book (100 points)
4. Narrative Essay Notes
5. MLA Format
6. Narrative Essay Prompt
7. Begin Writing: Intro due tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Objective: The students will respond to and discuss A Hero's Story. They will then understand the elements of a good narrative essay.

1. Roll
2. CAT6 #1
3. Score Hero's Story AR
4. Hero's Story Handout
5. Narrative Essay Notes

Due tomorrow for 100 points: Folder set up and a Lit Book (Covered) and name on spine.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Objective: The students will be introduced to the class and expectations. They will also know expectations of Active Reading.

1. Intro/Roll
2. Supplies Needed:
3. Active Reading Notes
4. Hero's Story Active Reading
5. Complete story for grading/discussion tomorrow.