Thursday, May 31, 2018

Final Project

Objective:  The students will find out what they have to do for their last assignment of the year.


1.  Final Handout

2.  Here is an example from one of my best students ever.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Night Final Final

Objective:  The students will pass.

1.  Turn in Review.

2.  Get test and pass.

3.  Outside Book.  You Have ONE WEEK!!!!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Night Test Tomorrow

Objective:  The students will review for Night Final tomorrow.


Come to the game Friday.  Donate to the American Cancer Society.  $1.00 = 10 points.  Max donation $20 = 200 points.  Is this like buying a grade?  Well....  No it's helping people with cancer.

1.  Staple the Night Packet of SIX Study Guides

2.  Get out your typed and printed Haiku

3.  Hand both in to the red and white baskets.

4.  Get review handout and complete.  It is an assignment AND it will help you greatly on tomorrow's test.

Friday, May 25, 2018


Objective;  The students will complete reading of Night.

1.  Finish reading the last two chapters.

2.  Complete and TYPE and PRINT all Haiku.  Due Tuesday.

3.  Complete all Study Guide Sheets (There should be SIX).  Due in a packet on Tuesday.

4.  Work on Outside Reading Requirement.  This is due June 6.  If you try to turn it in late.  I will politely smile and tell you nicely (as I always am) to get the heck out! :)

Have a great weekend.  Lay by the pool with your book and highlighter!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

AP Information Day

Objective:  The students will discuss the author's use of figurative language in Night.

1.  AP Presentation:  If you are thinking about taking AP Language next year.... LISTEN UP!!

2.  Night Chapter 7

3.  Complete Handout Questions and Haiku for chapter.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Happy Wednesday!

Objective:  The students will discuss the irony presented by the author in Part Five of Night.

1.  WP (what number are we on?  We have to be close to done with them).

2.  Discuss the Irony of the following:
    a)   "You are lucky."
    b)  The selection and "The essential thing, don't be afraid."
    c)  Laughing after the selection.  Others sobbing.
    d)  "The Inheritance"
    e)  "More faith in Hitler than anyone else."
    f)  Leaving the hospital.

3.  Read Chapter 6.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Busy Day! I Need YOUR Help.

Objective:  The students will read and analyze chapter 5 of Night.

1.  The students will read and analyze chapter 5.  Did anyone see an awesome (horribly sad) example of the author using great symbolic imagery.

2.  Today I am crazy busy with the softball game.  I need you to do the following:

Put your headphones on, pick some good music and...

a)  Read the Chapter and Complete Handout
b)  Pass all work from the completed work folder.
c)  Work on Haiku for Chapter 4 and 5.
d)  Work on Outside Book.

Monday, May 21, 2018

That OUTSIDE BOOK is getting close to due...

Objective:  The students will read and analyze chapter 4 of Night.

1.  Quiz 

2.  Discuss Night Poems assignment.

3.  Get Night 4 Handout.

4.  Read Chapter 4 and complete handout.

Quiz:  In a paragraph explain the following pulled quote:

"Some of the men spoke of God... As for me, I had ceased to pray.  I was not denying His existence, but I doubted His absolute justice."

Tell what has specifically brought on this new attitude about God to Elie (you should mention several things in this chapter).

Friday, May 18, 2018

So you were all good yesterday??

Objective:  The students will write a few cool poems that reflect the tone, characters and theme of Night Chapters 1-2

1.  Quiz:  Write a short paragraph that explains the following quote:

"I knew her well.  A quiet woman with intense burning eyes, she was often at our house."

"Madan Schachter had gone out of her mind.  On the first day of the journey she had already begun to moan...  As time went on, her cries grew hysterical."

2.  Night Haiku discussion and writing for Chapters 1-2.  You will complete the rest of the chapters on your own daily as we read.

3.  Handout Chapter 3

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Starting Night

Objective:  The students will read and analyze Night Chapter 1.

1.  Get handout and use your phone to define the vocabulary list in the page.

2.  Read Chapter 1 along with Youtube.

3.  Complete analysis Questions.

Keep completed paper.  We will turn in a packet with all chapters.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Last Novel as a Sophomore (You are getting OLD!)

Objective:  The students will be introduced to their lasst novel.

1.  Return LOTF and get Night.

2.  Get Handout and complete with the video.

3.  We will start book tomorrow.  So Homework is Outside Book

Monday, May 14, 2018

Finish Movie

Objective:  The students will finish viewing the modernized, Americanized Lord of the Flies movie.

1.  Finish Movie.

2.  Return Books to Library tomorrow and get new book.


ALSO:  Today is the day....  I am clicking "DONE GRADING" on Outside Reading.

Friday, May 11, 2018


Objective:  he students will critique the modernized, Americanized version of Lord of the Flies.

1.  Turn in your poems.  I am sure they are classics already.

2.  Watch the movie.  I will do my best to censor the bad words that Jack uses.  (Sorry Bryn)

Homework:  That Outside Book Thing......  Some of you MUST DO IT WELL to pass!!!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

LOTF Final

Objective:  Pass

1.  Get test answer sheet.  Bubble in your stu# and also write your name and period.

2.  Take test.  Read all the questions carefully.

You know the book, so pass.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Epitaph Writng

Objective:  The students will review for the LOTF Final by writing a few short poems.

1.  If you close read LOTF show it to me for Extra Cred.

2.  Lord of the Flies Epitaphs.  These are due typed on Friday.  100 points.

3.  LOTF Test Tomorrow.   300 points.  60 MC.  20 T/F.  20 Quotes. 

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Thanks Jack!

Objective:  The students will teach one another the last chapter of the book.

1.  Chapter 12.

Tomorrow we will do some poetry writing!

Monday, May 07, 2018

Chapter 11..... OH NO PIGGY!!

Objective:  The students will teach one another Chapter 11 of LOTF.

1.  Load your stuff.

2.  Present Chapter 11

3.  Last group is tomorrow.

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Feeling Sick.....

Objective:  The students will teacher each other Chapter 10.

1.  Chapter 10 Presentation

2.  Tomorrow you will have a sub.  Chapter 11 and 12 will go Monday and Tuesday of next week.

Have a great weekend and be good for the sub.  Remember... Outside Reading is Due in ONE MONTH from today!

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

SIMON!!!!!! Don't go down the mountain!!!!

Objective:  The students will teach one another Chapter 9 of LOTF.

1.  Chapter Nine Presentation.

Note:  Chapter 11 will go Monday.  I am sick....

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Oh that poor sow!!!!

Objective:  The students will teach each other Chapter Eight of LOTF.

1.  Group 8 Presentation

2.  Read Chapter 9