Friday, September 29, 2017

What is up with the Abbe's Eyes?

Objective:  Discuss the SYMBOL of EYES in Monte Cristo.

1.  Monte Cristo Quiz Chapters 15-16 and discuss the EYES symbol.

2.  Turn in Invictus

3.  Complete Everyday Use Vocab.

4.  Monte Cristo Chapters 17-18

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Let's Discuss "The Treasure"

Objective:  The students will know important vocabulary for the next short story.

1.  WP #12

2.  Discuss Chapter 13 "The Treasure"

3.  Everyday Use Vocab.

Homework:  Read Chapters 15-16.  18 pages so don't wait until midnight to start.  They are great chapters!!!!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sub today... I am getting my knee fixed... hopefully! Be respectful to sub/

Objective:  Students will analyze a famous poem about fate and destiny.

You have one of my favorite ex-student and football player as your sub.  He is awesome, so be good to him!

1.  Get your lit text books from the back.

2.  Discuss Monte Cristo Chapter 13 with the sub.  He will go over all of the important parts with you.

3.  Carefully tear out "Invictus" from your book (pages 21-24).

4.  Complete all Think Questions (p. 23) and all Focus Questions (p. 24)

Homework:  Monte Cristo Chapter 14.  It will be confusing.  Just get through it to get the gist of it.  I will make it all clear tomorrow. 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Our first test

Objective:  The students will show that they have learned the elements of plot and can analyze a short story.

1.  Hand in Long Way Home.

2.  Monte Cristo Chapters 11-12 Quiz

3.  Unit One Test:  Plot.  Take and scan.  Do not writ on my test please.

Homework:  Chapter 13 only

Monday, September 25, 2017

Homecoming Week

Objective:  The students will discuss Monte Cristo Project

Period 3 Vote:  

Login is their student ID number
Password is the students birthday so July 1, 2000 and has a password of  7/1/2000

Chapter 1 Test Tomorrow:  Plot/Suspense, Conflict and Sequence.  Look over your nootes.

1.  WP #11

2.  Monte Cristo Study Guide:  Turn it in for 100 points.

3.  Tomorrow I will collect Long Way Home so be sure to finish if you havn't.

4.  MC Quiz Chps.  9-10

5.  Monte CRisto CD Project Handout and Discussion

6.  MC Study Guide 11-20

7.  MC Chapters 11-12

Friday, September 22, 2017

Happy Friday!

Objective:  The students will close read another short story that deal with destiny.

1.  WP #10
2.  Hand in complete WP Packet 1-10 for points.
3.  Discuss Monte Cristo Chapters and Characters on Board (periods 3-4)
4.  Close Read "Long Way Home"

Homework:  Monte Cristo Chapters 9-10 and complete the questions on the study guide.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Almost Friday!

Objective:  The students will show understanding of Monte Cristo and share their creative tone writing.

1.  WP #9

2.  MC Quiz 5-6

3.  MC Study Guide and Character List Dicussion

4.  Pedestrian Writing Share:  Winner gets chips.

5.  Monte Cristo Chapters 7-8

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

No WP Today

Objective:  The students will discuss Monte Cristo (Protagonist and Antagonists).

1.  Grade and Hand in Vocabulary.

2.  MC Quiz Chapters 3-4

3.  Complete "The Pedestrian" assignment/writing

Homework:  Monte Cristo Chps 5-6

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

So did you understand your first two chapters?

Objective:  The students will work with "The Pedestrian" and tone.

1.  WP #8
2.  MC Quiz Chps 1-2
3.  Tone Notes
4.  The Pedestrian reading/listening/assignment

HomeworK;  Read Monte Cristo Chapters 3-4

Monday, September 18, 2017

Oregon Wins! San Diego State Wins! King Wins!!!

Objective:  The students will understand the history behind our novel so that we will understand what we read.

1.  WP #7 Connotation Review

2.  Monte Cristo Intro

3.  Monte Cristo Chapters 1-2 and Study Guide Questions

4.  Be sure to have completed Close Reading of The Pedestrian for tomorrow.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fridays... I just LOVE Fridays!

Objective:  The students will complete the vocabulary assignment.

1.  WP #6

2.  Complete Vocabulary (second sheet)

3.  Close Read "The Pedestrian" looking for how the author creates tone, the setting, and the conflict for the character.

Homework:  Beat Poly.  Give your parents a hug!

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Monte Cristo Checkout

Objective:  The students will understand the importance of plot in a story/novel/drama.

1.  WP #5

2.  Book Checkout (see times on board)

3.  Plot Notes

4.  The Pedestrian Vocab.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Last Day for Essay

Objective:  The students will edit and make this paper the "best writing" that they can do.

1.  Closing paragraph:  Apply what you have proven to the bigger picture.

Tomorrow:  A printed, edited paper is due with everything done that we have talked about.

Intro with strong thesis
Body 1:  Summarize, evidence, show fault
Body 2:  Summarize, evidence, show support

NOTE:  Bring Monte Cristo tomorrow if you have it!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The important part of your paper

Looking at essays today. Make corrections as I point them out.

Objective:  The students will write the third paragraph of their essay.  It is the most important one, so be thorough!

1.  Get your essay pulled up, get your packet out and start working on paragraph 3.

2.  Tomorrow paragraph 1-3 should be complete.

Monday, September 11, 2017

I didn't get a chance to see IT! I heard it's great!

Objective:  The students will write their first two paragraphs of their essay.

1.  Get your graded Close Reading of the Outliers

2.  WP #4

3.  Write your paper:

a)  open a new google doc.  Name it warren 3 (or 4 or 5 or 6) depending on your period
b)  share it with
c)  Set up the heading and header (I don't think you can do that on your phone, so you will have to do it at home on a computer or tablet)

Insert = Header
Scroll Right and type last name and one space
Insert= Page Number pick the one for upper right number on all pages.

Set up Spacing:  Line spacing= Double

You have your intro done.  Type it.
Work on first body paragraph.  Present the first argument, his support, and how you agree with it but point out the flaws in it.

Friday, September 08, 2017

The Patriots lost :(

Objective:  The students will start their first essay.

1.  Prepare your packet for 100 points in order.
        Expedition Close Read
        Sports G Close Read
        Sports G Questions
        Outliers Close Read
        Outliers Questions

2.  Essay prompt discussion

3.  Writing Rules.....

4.  Begin essay on a Google doc.

5.  Have a nice relaxing weekend!  Watch Oregon beat Nebraska!

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Seating Chart.... I have to learn your names!!!

Objective:  The students will analyze the main argument and its support in The Outliers excerpt.

1.  Seating Chart
2.  Syllabus (if you have it, hand in for 100 points.  Make sure that I can read your name)
3.  The Outliers close read discussion and handout. 

Tomorrow we start writing!

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

MAPS Day 2

Objective:  The students will show how smart they are.

1.  Get a Chromebook.

2.  Complete MAPS test.  Do your best to finish...  I don't want to do this another day.

3.  Homework:  Go on my web page, print out the Honors Syllabus and bring signed tomorrow for an EASY 100 points.

Tuesday, September 05, 2017

MAPS Test Day 1

Objective:  Show us how smart you are!!

1.  Get a Chromebook.

2.  Following Instructions for testing.

3.  Do your best!

4.  If you have your supplies today, show me.

5.  You have until Thursday to complete Outliers.  We will begin writing the essay Thursday and turn in all the close read pieces.

Friday, September 01, 2017

One week... And a Three Day Weekend! I like that!

Objective:  The students will share a few Personal Statements and begin work on the Prose Unit.

1.  Get your Folder and all supplies (Study Sync book too) and put it on your desk for 100 points.

2.  WP #3

3.  Close Read Outliers excerpt

4.  Have a great weekend!