Friday, August 31, 2018

Long Weekend

Objective:  The student will discuss Monte Cristo and complete review/study guide questions for Chapters 1-6.

1.  Late Passes

2.  Honors Book List

3.  Lit Notes: Irony

4.  Monte Cristo Study Guide 1-10

5.  Read Chapters 6-8

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

I Messed Up!!!

Objective:  The students will complete vocabulary for reading of tomorrow's story.

1.  I messed up in describing yesterday's reading:  I said read Chapters 3-4.  And I said it was 7 pages.  Well that was wrong and confusing.  So today, just read Chapter 5.  We will have a quiz tomorrow on Chapters 3-5.

2.  Digital Awareness Assessment:
 Here are the answers:

1.              4.  Behaviors
5. Avatar
6.  = Four answers
7. Uninhibited
8. Three correct
9. Three correct
10. Online communication = sites with similar interest/friend list
11. Two answers each two not used
14. Three answers each
15. All of them
18. #4 stop
19. Positive = 4   Risky = 4 

3.  Complete The Pedestrian Vocab.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Let's See Who Read...

Objective:  The students will know important words for this week's story.

1.  WP #5 "The Pedestrian"
2.  Monte Cristo Chapter 1-2 Quiz
3.  Discuss Chapter 1-2 and the 4 characters that were introduced.
4.  The Pedestrian Vocab

Homework:  Read Chapters 3-4 (that's 7 whole pages!!!)

Monday, August 27, 2018

Start Monte Cristo Today!

Objective:  The students will learn background information to read Monte Cristo.

1.  Mr. Le's Student Survey (use your phone)

2.  Digital Assessment tomorrow when I get the cart.

3.  Book Checkout

4.  Monte Cristo Intro.


Friday, August 24, 2018


Objective:  The students will write more of their first essay.

1.  Digital Awareness Last Lesson.  Assessment on Monday.

2.  Writing:  Body.

3.  Closing Paragraph:  What should it do? 
      a)  Restate in a new way the thesis/claim that you have made.
      b)  Apply what you have proven to the bigger picture.  (future, all people, etc...)
      c)  Be Short.  Do not mention new information!!

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Writing Day

Objective:  The students will complete the body of their paper.

1.   Digital Awareness Lesson 3 and 4

2.  Write Body Paragrapghs.
      Topic Sentence
      How argument was built.  Use integrated quotes.
      Support or Shoot Down their argument.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Today We Write

Objective:  The students will begin their first essay.

GRAB your Study Sync Book and a Chromebook

1.  Digital Awareness Training

2.  Go over prompt on page 118.

3.  Intro Writing Notes

4.  Begin writing:  Google Doc.  Name the paper Your Last Name P.3 (or 4 or 5 or 6)  and SHARE WITH

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Ready to Write??

Objective:  The students will read their last piece and get ready to write.

1.  WP Number ____

2.  Discuss Iraq War Blog

3.  Piece Number 2:  Ted Talk:  Watch.  Then Close Read.  Identify her argument and how she builds it.

Piece Number 2: “For These Women Reading is a Daring Act” 

Answer the following: 

1. Based on the details and language in the talk (text) what can you infer is the purpose and intent of the speech?

2. The speaker addresses the limitations put upon women. From what you can infer, what does she think about free will and choice?

Monday, August 20, 2018

Objective:  The students will read their next piece for this week's essay.\

Collect Syllabus

Introduce Student Teacher:  Mr. Le

1.  Complete Digital Citizenship Lesson (mandatory by district) all classes

2.  Complete School Rules Presentation (mandatory by school) periods 3-4

3.  Sample student essay.  Prompt page 96 and student sample paragraph page 105

4.  Close Read "Iraq War Blog" p. 37-40 and answer questions 3 and 5.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Our First Week is Done! How you feeling?

Objective:  The students will Complete analyzing the second piece's argument.

1.  Website Quiz

2.  Supplies Check

3.  Complete "The Outliers" Questions.

4.  Put together first packet for 100 points.  1) Sports Gene Questions, Sports Gene article, Outliers Questions, Outliers article in that order.  Turn in.

Homework:  Print out the syllabus (and sign) and the honors book list from the webpage.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Have you checked out yet?????

Objective:  The students will close read their next piece which addresses destiny/fate or free will/choices.

1.  WP 3

2.  Let's see Mr. Warren's Close Reading of Sports Gene

3.  Close Read Piece 2:  The Outliers

Homework:  Quiz tomorrow and supplies (not outside book) due.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Objective:  The students will complete reading and analyzing of the first article.

1.  WP Number 2

2.  Complete Close Reading and discuss what you found to be important.  I have my example to share.

3.  Complete "The Sports Gene" handout.

Homework:  Supplies in class by Friday!!!  Folder, dividers, paper. pens, highlighters.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Yesterday went well! You all seem like great kids!

Objective:  The students will read their first real non-fiction piece with the purpose of answering the question:  How much of what happens in life do humans actually control?

1.  Put your Study Sync book on your desk for 25 points.

2.  Get out a blank piece of paper for our first WP.

3.  Notes: Persuasive Writing Power Point

4.  Close Read "The Sports Gene"

Homework: and supplies.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Welcome to one of the most fun and enjoyable learning experiences you will have in High School!

Objective:  The students will know expectations in the class and begin close reading their first selection. 

1.  Sit anywhere for now.  Make sure you are sitting next to someone who will not get you into trouble.

2.  Roll and Intro:  This is your source for all class info.  Never ask:  "Mr. Warren, I was absent yesterday.... Did we do anything?"

3.  Supplies Needed (Lit Book tomorrow for 25 points)

4.  Unit Focus:  Destiny/Fate or Free Will/Choices:  How much of what happens in life do humans actually control?

5.  Close Read selection Number 1.  Complete a quick write answering the question above.

Homework:  Visit and find out more about how the class works.  Quiz on Friday.  Also bring lit book tomorrow.  We will be using it!