Monday, October 31, 2011

Objective: The students will complete Activities 1-2 and some vocabulary from the CSU Expository Writing Unit.

Good Morning! Get folders only.

1. Hand out packets
2. Make your "Journal"
3. Activity 1 (Ten Minutes. Both Questions in Journal)
4. Activity 2 Discussion and Questions in Journal)
5. Activity 5. First 10 words.

Homework: MC Chapters 47-50. It's only 55 pages.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Objective: The students will review all key concepts and stories from Lit Book Chapter 2 for tomorrow's test.

1. Get lit book and folders
2. MC Quiz
3. Chapter 2 Review (100 point assignment). Handout and Lit pages 130-134.

If time: Essay Rewrite Conferences.

Homework: MC Chp 46.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The students will see the video clip from The Joy Luck Club and then complete a comprehension and character analysis sheet.

1. Get folders and books
2. CST
3. No Quiz today. I am not in the mood.
4. Video Clip
5. Complete "Two Kinds" assignment

Homework: MC Chapter 45. Quiz tomorrow on Chps. 43-45.

Note: Thursday: Review of Chapter 2 Characters.
Friday: Chapter 2 Test with sub. Be good.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Objective: The students will discuss the Count's scheme to make Danglars a poor man. They will also complete reading of "Two Kinds."

1. Get folders and Lit books
2. CST 22
3. MC Quiz Chapters 41-42
4. Complete reading "two Kinds" from page 104
5. Video Clip
6. MC Chapters 43-44

Monday, October 24, 2011

Objective: The students will begin reading "Two Kinds" and try to decide what type of character each of the main characters are.

1. Get folders and lit books.
2. Rewrites? Today is the last day.
3. CST
4. Notes
5. Read "Two Kinds"

Homework: Monte Cristo: 41-42

Friday, October 21, 2011

Objective: The students will complete "Two Kinds" vocabulary lesson while individual students will be asessed on their outside reading.

1. Turn in Monte CRisto Chapters 31-40 Study Guide
2. Complete Vocabulary assignments. Don't forget sentences.
3. When called: Bring
a) Book
b) Report
c) something to write with

Homework: Just have a great, relaxing weekend. Duck Game at 12:00 on FSN.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Objective: The students will discuss Monte Cristo and Nortier's importance to Valentine. They will then work on vocabulary for "Two Kinds."

1. Character Sketch: Highlight and label Physical Description, TWA or Character, TWA of Other.
2. Turn in Character Sketch
3. "Two Kinds" vocabulary.

Homework: You are off tomorrow. Read Chapter 40 of MC and complete study guide. AND, of course, don't forget that 400 point Book Report.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Objective: Students will complete character sketch, discuss chapter 38 of MC, and know important vocabulary for upcoming story.

1. CST 20
2. Turn in CST Packet 11-20
3. Complete Character Sketch
4. "Two Kinds" vocabulary
5. Monte Cristo Chapter 39

Book Report due on Friday. No late work. (200 points)
Active Reading: Highlights, comments, chapter end notes, character page (100 points)
Oral Question: 100, 70, 50 or NO points.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Objective: The students will do a little creative writing, creating a character sketch, using all the methods of Indirect Characterization that we discussed.

Folders and book needed

1. CST
2. Direct to Indirect Writing
3. Monte Cristo Chapter 38
4. Book Report Due with Active Read Book on Friday. NO LATE PAPERS WILL BE GRADED!!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Objective: The students will complete a character analysis chart on the three major characters of "Everyday Use" and breakdown the elements of Local Color used by the author.

Books and Folders
1. CST
2. Go over "Everyday Use" questions
3. Complete Characterization Chart
4. Group Work on Projects

Homework: No MC reading. Book report is due one week from today.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Objective: The students will complete reading of "Everyday Use" and analyze how the characters were characterized by the author.

1. Get folders and lit books.
2. MC Chapters 31-35 Quiz (1000 point quiz)
3. Notes
4. Complete Reading "Everyday Use" from page 80
5. Complete assignment
6. Homework: Read Chapters 36-37

Tomorrow: Bring stuff to work on projects after the quiz/discussion of Extra Credit

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Objective: The students will apply the themes/tones of Monte Cristo across genres from the Novel to Song Lyrics in a written/listening quiz that is a sample of their CD Project.

1. Get folders and books
2. CST #17
3. Monte Cristo Music Quiz 1-30
4. Discuss MC Chapters 31-32
5. Complete reading of "Everyday Use"

Homework: Tomorrow you have the PSAT. So we will not meet (AWWWW). But that does not mean we won't read! Monte Cristo Chapters 33-35 and Study Guide. Be prepared for a quiz on Thursday.

ZERO PERIOD: Tomorrow is a voluntary tutor/make up work day. I will be here at the normal time for you. If you miss, it will not be held against you.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Objective: The students will know how to identify main characters and subordinate characters and discuss their characteristics in writing.

1. Get folders and books.
2. Correct Vocabulary and turn in.
3. Turn in MC Study Guide Chapters 21-30
4. CST
5. Chapter 2 Notes
6. Read "Everyday Use"

Homework: Chapters 31-32 Monte Cristo and Study Guide

Friday, October 07, 2011

Objective: The students will know how to use all this week's vocabulary words in sentences and identify synonyms and antonyms.

1. Complete vocabulary
2. Complete "Important Words" poster
3. Complete Monte Cristo Study Guide through Chapter 30.

By end of the period I want the returned folder EMPTY!!!! And all assignments and tests put into proper places in folder.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Objective: The students will know important vocabulary for reading of this week's story.

God morning! Would you please get your books and folders?

1. CST #15
2. Discuss Chapters 26-27 and study guide
3. "Mary" and Everyday Use" vocabulary
4. Complete poster from yesterday for grade.

MC 28-29 is Reading Homework.

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Objective: Students will complete a group poster of a "Found Poem" by using only a letter from Dear Abby.

1. You don't need folders or books today.
2. Video clip from Mystery, Alaska
3. Get into groups of 4 or less.
4. Get your Letter
5. Pick your topic.
6. Find words.
7. Make a poster.

Homework: Monte Cristo 26-27

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Objective: The students will pass the Chapter 1 Lit test.

1. Look over and ask any questions about Chapter 1 Review.
2. Turn in Review
3. Take Chapter 1 Test
4. Perfectly Typed and Edited and Proofread essay due tomorrow. I don't want excuses about a printer not working or your computer dying. Get it here somehow!

Monday, October 03, 2011

Objective: The students will complete a review for Chapter 1 Test tomorrow.

Get books and folders.

1. CST #____
2. Chapter 1 Review. You can write all parts on the paper, including he bookwork.
3. Monte Cristo Chapter 25.

New Folder and Book Rule: If your book or folder is left in a messy, sloppy way, you will lose 10 points from your grade.