Diamond BarHigh School

Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)  – Mon, May 28                 Finals Schedule (periods 0,3,6)   – May 29Finals Schedule (periods 0,3,6)   – May 29                 Minimum Day Schedule  – Wed, May 30 & 31                 Last Day of School/Commencement  – Thurs, May 31                 Summer School  – June 11 - July 20

Assignments

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Due:

1) Great Gatsby Film
 
HW: Bring Gatsby 5/29-5/30; Prepare for exam 5/29-5/30

Past Assignments

Due:

1) Review Discussion Questions #1-2
2) Gatsby Film
 
HW: Bring Gatsby 5/25; Finish Discussion Questions #3 5/24 and #4 5/25; Final Exam 5/29 and 5/30

Due:

1) Gatsby Historical Context Presentations
2) Great Gatsby Film
 
HW: Bring Great Gatsby 5/24; Complete Discussion Question #3: 5/24; Complete Discussion Question  #4 5/25

Due:

1) Gatsby Historical Context Presentations
 
HW: Bring The Great Gatsby 5/23; Read Chapters 6-9  5/25; Discussion Question 3 5/24

Due:

Period 0:
1) Plan out Presentation
2) Share Slides & Doc w/ instructor
 
Periods 1 & 2: 
 
1) Presentation in Theater.
 
HW: Bring Gatsby 5/22; Complete Chapters 1-5 Discussion Question on Google Classroom 5/21; Finalize research presentation 5/22

Due:

1) Gatsby Research Project
2) Google Classroom Study Question
 
HW: Read Chapters 3-5 of Great Gatsby 5/21; Bring LOC and Gatsby 5/21; Study Question #1 due at 11:59 pm 5/18

Due:

1) Research for Great Gatsby Historical Context Project
 
HW: Bring Great Gatsby 5/18; Read Chapter 2 5/18; Bring Language of Composition 5/21 (for return)

Due:

1) AP Language and Composition Exam
 
HW: Read Chapter 2 of The Great Gatsby 5/18; Bring Great Gatsby 5/17

Due:

1) Chinua Achebe "The Empire Fights Back" MCQ Practice
2) The Great Gatsby Chapter 1 Review: Nick Carraway, Tom and Daisy Buchanan, Jordan Baker
 
HW: Read Chapter 2 of Great Gatsby 5/18; Bring Great Gatsby 5/17

Due:

1) Gatsby Research Presentation
 
HW: Read Chapter 1 of Great Gatsby and bring LOC 5/15

Due:

1) Open Review of In-Class Essays
2) Work Period
 
HW: Read Chapter 1 of Great Gatsby 5/15; bring Gatsby 5/14

Due:

1) In-Class Synthesis Essay: Ubiquitousness of Technology
 
HW: Bring Great Gatsby 5/11

Due:

1) Return Huck Finn and check out Great Gatsby
2) MCQ: Virginia Woolf's "Death of a Moth" Practice 
 
HW: Bring Great Gatsby 5/11; Bring LOC 5/14

Due:

1) Chris Hedges' "Destruction of Culture" Objective Practice Exam
 
HW: Bring Huck Finn and ID 5/9 

Due:

1) MCQ Practice: Liberty vs. Authority
2) Achebe Questions handed in
 
HW: Bring LOC 5/8 for Hedges MCQ Practice; Bring Huck Finn and ID 5/8 

Due:

1) Huckleberry Finn Exam
2) Read Chinua Achebe's Essay on p. 1111
 
HW: Bring LOC, ID card and Huck Finn 5/07; Complete Achebe Questions 5/7 (if not completed in class 5/4)

Due:

1) Synthesis In-Class Timed Essay
 
HW: Bring Language of Composition and Huck Finn 5/4

Due:

1) AP Exam Answer Sheets
2) Review MCQ Practice Exam
 
HW: Bring LOC and Huck FInn 5/4; Huck Finn exam 5/4

Due:

1) MCQ Practice Exam
 
HW: Bring Huck Finn 5/2; Huck Finn Exam 5/4; Extra Credit for Huck Finn 5/1 @ 11:59 pm (Google Classroom)

Due:

1) MCQ Practice #2: Pittsburgh and the Effect of the Steel Industry
2) Review Huck Finn
 
HW: Bring Huck Finn 5/2; Extra Credit due 5/1 by 11:59 pm

Due:

1) MCQ Practice Passage
2) Huckleberry Finn Review: Jim
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 4/30; Extra Credit due 5/1 (will be evaluated on 1-9 argumentative writing scale)

Due:

1) In-Class Timed Essay: George Eliot's Development of a Writer
 
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 4/27; Begin reviewing for Huck Finn exam 5/4

Due:

1) Review Whitman and Anzaldua Objective Exam
2) Review Huckleberry Finn
 
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 4/27; Extra Credit for Huck Finn due 5/1

Due:

1) "Slang in America" and "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" Objective Exam
2) Review Chris Hedges' "Destruction of Culture" and answer Exploring the Text Questions #1-10 on p. 1047-1048
 
HW: Bring LOC & Huck Finn 4/25; Finish Hedges' Exploring the Text Questions #1-10 4/25

Due:

1) Review "Slang in America" by Walt Whitman
 
HW: Bring LOC 4/24; Review for Whitman and Anzaldua exam 4/24

Due:

1) Finish Anzaldua Questions p. 734
2) Chris Hedges' "Destruction of Culture" p. 1041
HW: Finish reading "Destruction of Culture" p. 1041 4/23; Huck Finn Study Questions #3 4/20;  Whitman & Anzaldua Exam 4/24

Due:

1) In-Class Timed Essay (Synthesis)
 
HW: Bring LOC 4/20; Finish Huck Finn Study Questions 4/20 (Classroom)

Due:

1) Review George Orwell's "Politics and the English Language" Objective Practice
2) Language of Composition: p. 734-735 Gloria Anzaldua's "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" Exploring the Text Questions
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 4/20; Finish Huck Finn Study Questions 4/20; Whitman and Anzaldua Exam 4/24

Due:

1) Politics and the English Language Objective Practice
2) Review Whitman's "Slang in America"
HW: Bring LOC and finish Huckleberry Finn 4/18; Whitman and Anzaldua Exam 4/24; Huck Finn Study Questions (Set 3) due 4/20
 

Due:

1) Review Synthesis Essays
2) Begin reviewing Orwell & Whitman Essays
HW: Finish Huck Finn 4/18; Whitman & Anzaldua Exam 4/24

Due:

0 Period

Finish Whitman Questions/Read Huck Finn/Work Quietly for another class

HW: Read Huck Finn 4/18; Bring LOC 4/16

 

Periods 1-2 (Group B)

Read “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” by Glora Anzaldoea

Finish Whitman Questions and hand in by end of period

HW: Read Huck Finn 4/18; Bring LOC 4/16

Due:

0 Period & Periods 1-2 (Group A)

Attendance

Read “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” by Gloria Anzaldoea

Finish Whitman Questions and hand in by end of period

HW: Finish Huck Finn 4/18; Bring LOC 4/16

Due:

Periods 0-2

Attendance

Work on Discussion Questions and Rhetoric and Style Questions

HW: Finish Huck Finn 4/18; Bring LOC 4/12 (depending on SBAC)

Due:

1) Work on "Slang in America" Exploring the Text Questions (4/12-4/13)

2) Work quietly/read Huck Finn for remainder of period

HW: Finish Huck Finn 4/18; Bring LOC 4/11 (depending on SBAC)

Due:

Periods 1-2

Attendance

Read “Slang in America” by Walt Whitman p. 720

Work quietly/read Huck Finn for remainder of period

HW: Finish Huck Finn by 4/18; Bring LOC 4/10 (depending on SBAC)

Due:

1) In-Class Timed Essay
 
HW: Bring LOC 4/11; Finish Huck Finn Chapters 19-35 Questions 3/29 @ 11:59 pm

Due:

1) Review "Mother Tongue" In-Class EC Objective Practice
2) Complete Orwell's "Politics and the English Language" Discussion Questions #1-6
 
HW: Complete Huck Finn Ch. 19-35 Study Questions via Google Classroom 3/29 @ 11:59 pm

Due:

1) Amy Tan's "Mother Tongue" In-Class Objective Practice Extra Credit
2) "Politics and the English Language" by George Orwell
3) Begin Discussion Questions on "Politics and the English Language" by George Orwell
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/28; Read Chapters 21-32 of Huck Finn 3/28; Chapters 19-25 Study Questions 3/29 @ 11:59 pm

Due:

1) Read "Mother Tongue" by Amy Tan (700)
2) Answer Discussion Questions and Rhetoric and Style Questions  
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/27; Read Chapters 21-32 of Huck Finn 3/28

Due:

1) LOC: "A Modest Proposal" Rhetoric and Style Questions 
2) Google Classroom Question: Paradigm of Power between Huck and Jim in Ch. 9-20
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/26; Read Huck Finn Ch. 21-32 3/28; Huck Finn Ch. 1-18 Study Questions 2/23; Google Classroom Question 3/25

Due:

1) In-Class Timed Essay
 
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 3/23; Google Classroom: Huck Finn Ch. 1-18 Study Q 3/23; Read Huck Finn Ch. 21-32 3/28

Due:

1) SBAC Practice (Chrome Cart)
2) Huck Finn Chapters 1-18 Study Questions (start in class; due 3/23)
 
HW: Bring LOC and Huck Finn 3/23; Read Chapters 21-32 3/28; Chapters 1-18 Study Questions 3/23

Due:

1) "A Modest Proposal" Discussion Questions p. 410
 
HW: Read Chapters 9-10 of Huck Finn 3/21; Bring LOC and signed registration cards 3/20

Due:

1) Timed In-Class Essay
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 3/16 "A Modest Proposal", 2) Read Chapters 9-20 of Huck Finn 3/21; 3) Google Classroom Discussion 3/15 

Due:

1) SBAC Practice, Pt. 1
2) Google Classroom Assignment Expectations: Huck Finn
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/16; Read Chapters 9-20 of Huck Finn 3/21; Google Classroom Discussion 3/15 @ 11:59 pm

Due:

1) Into the Wild (Film)
 
HW: Study for NTSIJ exam 3/13; Bring NTSIJ and LOC 3/13; Read Chapters 9-20 of Huck Finn 3/20

Due:

1) "A Modest Proposal" (Finish reading)
2) Begin Discussion Questions 1-8 p. 410-411
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/13; Read Chapters 1-8 Huckleberry Finn 3/13; Study for "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" Exam 3/13; Bring "NTSIJ" 3/13

Due:

1) In Class Timed Essay
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/9; Read Chapters 1-8 of Huck Finn 3/13

Due:

1) "A Modest Proposal" 
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/9; Read Chapters 1-8 of Huck Finn 3/12

Due:

1) from "Nature" and "Civil Disobedience" exam 
2) "A Modest Proposal"
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/7; Read Chapters 1-8 of Huckleberry Finn 3/12; Begin reviewing for "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" exam 3/13
 

Due:

1) Textbook Room: Huckleberry Finn
2) David Foster Wallace Practice (Objective Exam)
3) "A Modest Proposal"
 
HW: Bring LOC 3/6; Review for "Civil Disobedience" and from "Nature" exam (Objective AP Style Questions Qty: 16)

Due:

1) Transcendentalist High School Project
 
2) Into the Wild
 
HW: Bring LOC and ID card 3/5; Review for exam on "Civil Disobedience" and from "Nature" 3/6; 

Due:

1) In-Class Timed Essay (Writing Practice)
 
HW: Transcendentalism HS Project 3/2; Review for from "Nature" and "Civil Disobedience" Exam 3/6

Due:

Transcendentalist High School Project Presentations
 
HW: 1) Continue reviewing for from "Nature" and "Civil Disobedience" exam 3/6

Due:

GLC Registration Visit, Part One
 
HW: Transcendentalist High School Project 2/28, 3/2
*GLC Registration Visit, Part Two 3/20

Due:

1) Transcendentalism High School Project Presentation
2) Argumentative Essay #1: Schophenhauer's Philosophy on Reading
 
HW: Bring "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" and Acts I and II Cornell Notes for review 2/27; "Civil Disobedience" and "Nature" Exam 3/6

Due:

1) In Class Timed Essay
 
HW: Complete Transcendentalist High School Project by 2/26. Presentations will be 2/26, 2/28, and 3/2. GLC Registration Visitation will be 2/27 

Due:

1) Thoreau Political Theory Video
2) Final day to work on Transcendentalist HS Project in class
 
HW: Work on Transcendentalist HS Project 2/26-2/28; Begin reviewing for Civil Disobedience and Nature Objective Exam 3/2

Due:

1) Emerson: Father of Transcendentalism
2) Transcendentalist  HS Project/Presentation (Time to Collaborate in class)
 
HW: 1) Bring "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/21; 2) Work on Transcendentalist HS Project 2/26-2/28; 3) Begin reviewing for "Civil Disobedience" and from "Nature" exam 3/2

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 414 Exercise 9 #1-10
2) Transcendentalist High School Project
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/20; Read Act II of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/20; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/20

Due:

1) Timed In-Class Essay
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/16; Read Act II of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/20; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/20

Due:

1) Grammar p. 413 Exercise 8 #1-10
2) Objective Practice Review: Prose
3) Peer Round Table Read: JFK and Obama Compare/Contrast Analysis
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/16; Read Act II of "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/20; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/20

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 412 Exercise 7 #1-10
2) Objective Exam Practice: Prose
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/14; Read Act II of "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/20; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes for Act II 2/20

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 412 Exercise 6, #1-10
2) Review Act I of "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail"
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/13; Read Act II of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/20; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/20

Due:

1) Grammar p. 411 Exercise 5 #1-10
2) from "Nature" read and complete Discussion Questions #1-7 (897-904)
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 2/12; 2) Read Act I of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/12; 3) 1 pg of Cornell Notes 2/12
 

Due:

1) Timed In Class Essay
 
HW: Bring Language of Composition 2/2; Read Act I of "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/5; Complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/5

Due:

1) Grammar p. 410 Exercise 4: 1-10
2) SOAP Read Advertising Synthesis Essay
3) Read From "Nature" by Ralph Waldo Emerson in Language of Composition (897-904)
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 2/9; 2) Read Act I of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/12; 3) Complete 1 page of Cornell Notes 2/12

Due:

1) Synthesis Essay Practice
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/7; Read Act I of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" 2/12; 1 pg. of Cornell Notes 2/12

Due:

1) "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" (Textbook Room)
2) Grammar p. 410 Exercise 3, #1-10
3) Review Thoreau's "Economy" Discussion Questions
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/6; Read Act I of "Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" and complete 1 pg. of Cornell Notes (5 Discussion Questions; 15 Numbered Relevant Bullet Points; Summary) 2/12

Due:

1) Grammar p. 409 Exercises 1 & 2
2) Orange Textbook p. 360-361 Transcendentalism Cornell Notes
3) Thoreau "Where I Lived"
HW: Bring LOC 2/5; Read "Economy" p. 474-477 2/5; Complete Discussion Questions p. 477 2/5

Due:

Timed In-Class Essay
 
HW: Bring Language of Composition 2/2; Read "Economy" p. 474-477 2/5; Complete Discussion Questions 2/5

Due:

1) Writing Task #2: Apply your reading of Emerson and Thoreau by comparing and contrasting precepts of Transcendentalism to characteristics that manifest themselves in the students and the school in the film, "Dead Poets Society".
2) Peer Editing: Synthesis Practice Essay #1: Evaluate the synthesis essay of three of your peers in-class.
 
HW: Bring LOC 2/1; Read "Economy" p. 474-477 2/5; Discussion Questions p. 477 2/5

Due:

1) Film: "Dead Poets Society"
 
HW: Bring LOC 1/31; Read "Economy" p. 474-477 2/5; Discussion Questions p. 477 2/5

Due:

1) Grammar p. 402-403 #31-50
2) "Where I Lived" Review Discussion Questions
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 1/31; 2) Read Thoreau's "Economy" p. 474-477; 3) Discussion Questions p. 477 due 2/5

Due:

1) Synthesis Timed Writing Practice, Chapter 4, LOC
 
HW: Bring LOC 1/29; Read "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" p. 296-301; Discussion Questions #1-6

Due:

1) Grammar p. 402 #21-30
2) Introduction to Synthesis Essay
 
HW: Bring LOC 1/26; Read "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" and answer discussion questions (p. 296-301) 1/29

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz #1: Commonly Confused Words
2) Read from "Nature" and from "Self-Reliance" (p. 365-370) and answer Critical Reading Questions
 
HW: Bring LOC 1/25; Read Thoreau's "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" and answer discussion questions 1-6 (296-301) 1/29

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 401 Review A #1-20
2) Thoreau Rhetoric and Style Questions Review
 
HW: Bring Language of Composition 1/24; Read "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" p. 296-301 and answer discussion questions 1-6 1/29; Grammar Quiz on Commonly Confused Words 1/24

Due:

1) Grammar p. 400, Review E #1-10
2) Review "Civil Disobedience" Rhetoric and Style Questions
3) Collect Emerson's "Education" Rhetoric and Style Questions
 
HW: Bring LOC 1/23; Grammar Quiz 1/24 on commonly confused words; Read Thoreau's "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" p. 296-301; Discussion Questions #1-6 on p. 301

Due:

1) In-Class Analysis Essay
 
HW: Review/Reread "Education" p. 189-195 and answer Questions on Rhetoric and Style p. 195-196

Due:

1) Obama Inaugural Address 2008 (Video)
2) Annotate and Highlight Obama Speech
3) Annotate & Highlight JFK Speech/Work on Emerson Questions (195)
 
HW: 1) In-Class Analysis Essay 1/19; 2) Reread/Review "Education" p. 189-195 3) Complete Rhetoric and Style Questions p. 195-196

Due:

1) Grammar p. 397-399, Exercises 8 & 9
2) Voice Lesson: MLK and Thoreau
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 1/18; 2) P. 1033 Questions on Rhet and Style 1/18; "Education" Questions on Rhet and Style, p. 195-196 1/22; In-Class Analysis Essay 1/19
 
 

Due:

1) Grammar p. 395-396, Exercise D #1-10
2) Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience", Discuss in SOAP Groups
 
HW: 1) Bring LOC 1/17; 2) Finish Thoreau Rhetoric and Style Questions 1/18; 3) Review "Education" p. 189-195 1/22; Finish Emerson Rhetoric and Style Questions p. 195-196 1/22

Due:

1) Chapter 4 Synthesis Activity
2) JFK Inaugural Speech (watch)
3) JFK Inaugural Speech (highlight and annotate)
 
HW: Bring Lang. of Comp 1/16; Read p. 1016-1032 (Civil Disobedience) and answer Discussion Questions #1-9 1/16

Due:

1) Complete Voice Lessons: Hedges' Informal Presentations
2) Chapter 4 Synthesis Activity (SOAP Groups)
-Collaborative, Cohesive Thesis Statement
-Justification for/against using all eight sources on "The Dumbest Generation"
 
HW: Read p. 1016-1032 and answer discussion questions 1-9 1/16; Bring LOC 1/12

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 395 Exercise 8 #1-10
2) Hedges: Voice Lesson Application of Diction and Tone (in grps)
3) Chapter 4 Synthesizing Sources
 
HW: Bring Lang. of Comp 1/11; Read p. 1016-1032 and answer discussion questions 1-9 1/16

Due:

1) Grammar p. 393 Exercise 6
2) Review Benchmark Final 
3) Voice Lessons: Hedges
 
HW: 1) Bring Lang of Comp 1/10; 2) Read Ch. 4 1/10; 3) Read p. 1016-1032 and answer Discussion Questions #1-9 1/16

Due:

1) Grammar p. 390-391: Review C # 1-10
2) Writing Task #1: Reflection on writing strengths and weaknesses; 3 resolutions to improve (2 paragraphs)
3) Review Fall Semester Essays (Analysis and Argumentative)
HW: Bring Composition book 1/9; Read Chapter 4 by 1/10; Read p. 1016-1032 and answer Discussion Questions 1-9 1/16

Due:

1) Essay Presentations
HW: Finish reading Letter from a Birmingham Jail and complete the PASS Questions 12/15

Due:

1) "I Want a Wife" by Judy Brady, Read and Complete PASS Questions
2) Work on Presentation of Assigned Essay for SOAP Group
HW: 1) Finish Brady Assignment 12/14, 2) Finalize Presentation 12/14, 3) Work on "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" 12/15

Due:

1) Collect Cousins and Zinsser PASS Questions
2) Read Sanders' "The Men We Carry in Our Minds" 
3) Complete the PASS Questions and turn in
HW: Read Ellen Goodman's "The Company Man" and complete the PASS Questions (Classroom)

Due:

1) Review National ID and Tipping Point PASS Questions
2) Work on "Who Killed Benny Paret?" 
HW: Finish "Benny Paret" PASS; Read "College Pressures" and complete PASS Questions 12/12

Due:

1) "The Crucible"
HW: Read "The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell and complete the PASS Questions 12/11

Due:

Benchmark Final 12/18-12/19
"Why Fear National ID Cards? by Alan Dershowitz (Classroom) 
Read and Complete PASS Questions 12/8

Due:

1) "How to Escape a Bad Date" PASS Questions (Review)
2) Sophocles Body Paragraphs
3) GLC Second Semester Schedule
HW: Argumentative Timed Essay 12/7; Benchmark Final 12/18-12/19; "Why Fear National ID Cards?" by Alan Dershowitz (Classroom)

Due:

1) Review PASS Questions for Marcia Muller's "Creating a Female Sleuth" 
2) Begin reading "How to Escape a Bad Date"/Sophocles 2 Body Paragraphs (Argumentative)
HW: Finish "How to Escape a Bad Date" and answer the PASS questions 12/6; Timed Argumentative Essay 12/7

Due:

1) Crucible Unit Exam
HW: Read the Process Essay "Creating a Female Sleuth" by Marcia Muller; Answer the Purpose & Audience and Style & Structure Questions by 12/5

Due:

1) Act III Fallacies/Act II Passage Quiz for "The Crucible" p. 1161-1168
2) Review Argumentative Essays
3) Sophocles Body Paragraphs
 
HW: Review for Crucible Exam 12/1 (Acts 3 & 4)

Due:

1) Act I/Act II Crucible Practice for Exam
2) Review and break down answers from practice quiz
HW: Review Acts 3 and 4 of "The Crucible"

Due:

Period 0: Act I Passage of Crucible; Peer Edit Louisa May Alcott Essay
Periods 1-2: TED Talks @ DB
HW: Study for Crucible Exam 12/1

Due:

1) Act II Logical Fallacies
2) Act I Passage p. 1129-1134
HW: Review for Crucible Exam 12/1
 

Due:

1) Argumentative Essay Practice-Opening Paragraph
2) Act II Logical Fallacies
HW: Begin reviewing for Crucible Exam 11/30; Bring Act II Logical Fallacies Worksheet 11/27

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 157 Exercise 8
2) Act I Logical Fallacies
3) Act II Logical Fallacies
HW: Handwritten copy of Analysis Essay 11/17

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz #6: Nominative and Objective Case
2) Logical Fallacies: Act I of "The Crucible"
HW: Submit Analysis Essay to Turnitin.com 11/15; Handwritten copy 11/17

Due:

1) Hospital Sketches: Outline and Essay
HW: 1) Grammar Quiz 11/15; 2) Analysis Essay due 11/15 @ Turnitin; 3) Handwritten copy 11/17

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 154 Review D
2) Analysis Practice: Louisa May Alcott's "Hospital Sketches"
HW: Grammar Quiz 11/15; Analysis Essay due 11/15 @ Turnitin.com and Handwritten Copy 11/17

Due:

1) Analysis Essays => Capote essays
2) Logical Fallacies
HW: Read Act IV and complete dialectical journals 11/13; Analysis Essay 11/15 at Turnitin.com; Draft Preview on Drive 11/13; Handwritten copy 11/17

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 153 Exercise 6
2) Act II Presentations/Analysis Essays=> Capote examples
HW: 1) Read Act IV and complete Dialectical Journal 11/13; 2) Grammar Quiz 11/15; 3) TED Talk Extra Credit due 11/9; 4) Analysis Essay due 11/15 (Turnitin.com) and in class 11/17

Due:

1) Grammar p. 152 Review C
2) Analysis Essays => Capote Examples
HW: Read Act IV; Dialectical Journal 11/13; TED Talk Extra Credit 11/9

Due:

1) Collect Act III Journals
2) Recap & Reflect on Act III of "The Crucible"
3) Analysis Essays => Capote Examples
HW: Read Act IV and work on Act IV Journal 11/13; TED Talk Extra Credit due 11/9

Due:

1) 5 Steps to a 5: Analysis Essay
2) Act II Presentations (The Crucible)
HW: Read Act III and complete journal 11/6; TED Talk Extra Credit Opportunity 11/9

Due:

1) 5 Steps to a 5: Analysis Essay Overview and Example 
2) "The Crucible" Act II Presentations
HW: 1) Read Act III and complete Journal 11/6; 2) TED Talk Extra Credit Opportunity 11/9

Due:

1) Grammar p. 150 Review B
2) Act II Presentations Preparation
HW: 1) Read Act III and complete journal 11/6; 2) TED Talk EC 11/9 (sign up in Wellness Center for auditions)

Due:

1) Grammar: P. 149 Review A (Predicate Nominative)
2) Kozol's "The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society" PASS Questions
 
HW: 1) Read Act III and complete journal 11/6; 2) TED Talk Extra Credit Opportunity 11/3

Due:

1) Collect Act II Journals for "The Crucible"
2) Grammar p. 149, Exercise 4
3) Kozol: Purpose & Audience; Style & Structure Questions
HW: 1) Read Act III and complete journal 11/6; Complete Kozol Questions 10/31; TED Talk Extra Credit due 11/3

Due:

1) Finish Act I "The Crucible" Presentations: Character and Exposition Summary and Preliminary Analysis of Significance
2) Patterns: Kozol's "The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society" p. 229-236
3) Kozol PASS Questions
HW: Read Act II of Crucible and complete Dialectical Journal 10/30; Finish reading Kozol essay 10/30; TED Talk Extra Credit Opportunity11/3

Due:

1) "The Crucible" Act I Presentations
HW: Handwritten copy of essay 10/27; Read Act II of Crucible and complete Dialectical Journal 10/30; Extra Credit Opportunity 11/3 (TED talk)

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz #4: Agreement
2) Act I Presentations ("The Crucible")
HW: 1) Turn in essay 10/25; bring Fallacies slides 10/26; Read Act II ("The Crucible") and complete dialectical journal 10/30

Due:

1) Brent Staples: "Just Walk on By" Purpose and Audience, Style and Structure Questions
2) Act I of the Crucible: Focus on character summations and offer a preliminary analysis as to the significance of the characters' roles. 
 
HW: Read Act II of "The Crucible" and complete Act II Dialectical Journal 10/30; Grammar Quiz #4 10/25; Argumentative Essay due at Turnitin 10/25; Handwritten copy 10/27

Due:

1) Read p. 223-226 "Just Walk on By" by Brent Staples
2) Complete Purpose & Audience and Style & Structure Questions p. 227
3) Act I of Crucible: Prep and organize for mini-presentation on a) Thomas and Ann Putnam as well as Mercy Lewis, b) Parris, Betty, Abigail, and Tituba, c) John Proctor, Rebecca Nurse, and Giles Corey, d) Reverend Hale, e) Exposition: Background on Characters, Setting, Tone
 
HW: 1) Read Act II of The Crucible and complete Dialectical Journal 10/30; Grammar Quiz #4 10/25; Argumentative Essay 10/25 to Turnitin.com and hand-written copy in class 10/27

Due:

1) Dillard's "Living Like Weasels" PASS Questions
2) Read Exemplification p. 191-194
3) Read Staples' "Just Walk On By" p. 223-226
4) Begin Staples' PASS Questions on p. 227
HW: 1) Read Act I of Crucible 10/23; 2) Finish Act I Dialectical Journal 10/23; 3) Share essay Google Drive 10/23 (optional); 4) Grammar Quiz #4 10/25

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 146-147 Exercise 1, Personal Pronouns
2) Annie Dillard's "Living Like Weasels"-Purpose and Audience; Style and Structure
HW: Read Act I of "The Crucible" and complete dialectical journal 10/23; Argumentative Essay 10/25 @ Turnitin.com; Share with Google Drive 10/23; Handwritten copy 10/26

Due:

1) Annie Dillard's "Living Like Weasels", Purpose and Audience & Style and Structure (p. 167)
 
HW: 1) Read Act I of "The Crucible"; complete dialectical journal 10/23; Argumentative Essay 10/25 @ Turnitin.com, Handwritten copy 10/26

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 142, Chapter 5 Review, Section C
2) Read Description p. 135-140
3) Read "Living Like Weasels" by Annie Dillard p. 164-168
4) Work on Dillard PASS Questions
HW: Read Act I of "The Crucible" and begin dialectical journal (10 quotes) 10/23

Due:

1) Grammar p. 142: Chapter 5 Review, Section A
2) Chapter 2 Culminating Activity
3) Cohen PASS Questions
HW: Read Act I of "The Crucible", See Google Classroom for Assignment 10/23

Due:

1) Declaration of Sentiments and Cohen Vocabulary Projects
2) Stanton and Cohen PASS Questions
HW: Chapter 2 Culminating Activity 10/16

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 141 Chapter 5 Review, Section A (1-20
2) "Declaration of Sentiments" and "Words Left Unspoken" Vocabulary Projects
HW: Chapter 2 Culminating Activity 10/16

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz: Pronoun Antecedents
2) Declaration of Sentiments Style and Structure Questions
HW: Cohen PASS Questions 10/12; Chapter 2 Culminating Activity 10/16

Due:

1) Declaration of Sentiments Voc. Proj
2) Cohen's Voc. Proj
3) Chapter 2 Culminating Activity
HW: "Words Left Unspoken" PASS Questions; Chapter 2 Culminating Activity 10/16; Grammar Quiz #3 Pronoun Antecedents 10/11

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 139 Rev J
2) Declaration of Independence: Vocabulary Projects (handed in)
3) Declaration of Sentiments: Purpose and Audience; Style and Structure
HW: Bring Lang. of Comp 10/10; "Words Left Unspoken" PASS questions  and Grammar Quiz #3 10/11

Due:

1) "Declaration of Independence"-Vocabulary Projects
HW: Finish Vocabulary Projects and Read "Words Left Unspoken" (Google Classroom) 10/09; Grammar Quiz on Pronoun Antecedent 10/11

Due:

1) Declaration of Independence: Purpose and Audience; Style and Structure
2) Vocabulary Projects
HW: Declaration of Sentiments Questions 10/6; Grammar Quiz on Pronoun Antecedent 10/11

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 138 Review I (1-20)
2) Patterns: Declaration of Independence- Purpose and Audience; Style and Structure
HW: Bring Decl. of Independence questions 10/5; Read Declaration of Sentiments 10/5; Grammar Quiz on Pronoun Antecedent 10/11

Due:

Patterns: Declaration of Independence 
1) Purpose & Audience
2) Style & Structure
(p. 561)
 
HW: Read Declaration of Sentiments available on Google Classroom 10/5; Finish Declaration of Independence Question 10/4

Due:

1) Grammar: p. 137 Review H (1-10)
2) Patterns: Review pp. 529-554
                    Read p. 557-560
HW: Read Declaration of Independence 10/3 (Link to text available on Google Classroom)

Due:

1) Second Visual Analysis Presentation
2) Work on Groucho Marx Activity
HW: Finish Groucho Marx Analysis Activity 10/2

Due:

1) Complete 1st Visual Graphic Presentation
2) Work on 2nd Visual Graphic Presentation
3) Overview of Groucho Marx Analysis Activity
HW: Bring Lang of Comp 9/29; Finish Visual Graphic Paragraphs for 2nd Presentation 9/29; Groucho Marx Analysis Activity 10/2

Due:

1) Grammar: P. 136 Exercise 13 (1-10)
2) Presentation of Rhetorical Appeals through Visual Graphics
3) Select advertisement for second exercise & presentation
 
HW: Bring Language of Comp 9/28

Due:

1) Grammar p. 132, Exercise 12
2) Analysis of Visual Graphics through Rhetorical Appeals
HW: Bring Lang. of Comp 9/27; find advertisements to analyze 9/27

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz: p. 120-122 Other Problems with Subject Verb Agreement
2) Death of a Moth Homework Review
HW: Bring Lang of Comp 9/26; find advertisements to analyze 9/27

Due:

1) "Death of a Moth" Chapter 2 Activity Overview
2) Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" Vocabulary Projects
HW: Bring Language of Composition 9/25; "Death of a Moth" Activity 9/25; Grammar Quiz 9/25

Due:

1) Grammar p. 130 Rev. G (1-10)
2) "Shooting an Elephant" Vocabulary Projects
HW: Bring Language of Composition 9/22; Grammar Quiz on Subject Verb Agreement (Special Problems in) 9/25; "Death of a Moth" Activity 9/25

Due:

1) Grammar p. 129 Rev. F (1-10)
2) "Shooting an Elephant": S&S
HW: Mori Argumentative Paragraphs; Bring Language of Composition 9/21

Due:

1) Grammar Quiz: Compound Subject Verb Agreement
2) "Shooting an Elephant": Purpose and Audience
HW: Bring Language of Composition 9/20

Due:

Grammar p. 128: Review E (1-10)
"Only Daughter": S&S; Vocabulary Projects
"Shooting an Elephant": P&A; S&S
HW: Finish "Shooting an Elephant" Questions; Grammar Quiz on Compound Subject-Verb Agreement 9/19

Due:

1. Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz
2. "Only Daughter": "Style and Structure", "Vocabulary Projects"
HW: Read "Shooting an Elephant" (Google Classroom) 9/18

Due:

1. Grammar p. 128 Ex. 11 (1-10)
2. "Only Daughter": Purpose and Audience, Style and Structure, Vocabulary Projects
 
HW: Review for Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/15
 

Due:

Sandra Cisneros' "Only Daughter"
-Purpose and Audience 
-Style and Structure
-Vocabulary Projects
 
HW: Study for Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/15

Due:

Today in class: 
Grammar p. 126, Ex. 10 (#1-10)
Patterns Book (Narration pp. 71-87)
"Only Daughter" Purpose and Audience; Style and Structure; Vocabulary Projects
 
HW: Take 40 minutes and write the Alexie Argumentative Practice Paragraphs 9/13; Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/15; SVA Grammar Quiz on Compound Subjects 9/19

Due:

Read Cisneros' "Only Daughter" (GC pdf); bring Sedaris practice 9/12; Ch. 2 Vocab Quiz 9/15

Due:

Bring Lang. of Comp and completed Sedaris argumentative practice paragraphs 9/11

Due:

Bring Lang. of Comp, Sedaris Argumentative Practice sheet, Cornell Notes 9/8; Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/15

Due:

Bring Lang. of Comp 9/7; Finish Chapter 3 and Cornell Notes 9/8; Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/15

Due:

Bring Lang. of Comp and Highlighting and Annotating Wksheet and Highlighters 9/6; Chapter 2 Vocabulary Quiz 9/12; Read Chapter 3 and Complete Cornell Notes 9/7

Due:

 Bring Lang. of Comp 9/5; Bring two diff-colored highlighters and tone worksheet 9/5

Due:

 Bring highlighters (different colors) and completed Chapter 2 Cornell Notes 9/1

Due:

 Bring two colors of highlighters to use for Annotating Exercise 8/31

Due:

 Finish Chapter 1 Cornell Notes 8/30; read Chapter 2 and complete Cornell Notes 9/1; Bring Language of Composition book 8/30; Bring tone wksheet and two different colored highlighters 8/30

Due:

 Bring Lang. of Comp. 8/29; Chapter 1 Cornell Notes 8/30; Bring Tone Worksheet and two different-colored highlighters 8/29

Due:

 Bring Language of Composition book 8/28

Due:

 Bring Lang. of Comp 8/25; study for vocabulary quiz 8/25

Due:

 Review for Objective Exam 8/24; Bring Grp SOAPs and MWDS 8/24

Due:

 If not done already, submit Douglass MWDS to Turnitin.com tonight by 11:59 pm. Bring Lang of Comp book 8/23; Douglass MWDS print out due 8/24; review for Objective Exam and Vocab Quiz 8/24 and 8/25 respectively.

Due:

 Bring Douglass MWDS 8/22; submit Douglass MWDS 8/21 to Turnitin.com; Bring Language of Composition book 8/22; Review for Objective Exam 8/24 and Vocabulary Exam 8/25

Due:

 Digital Syllabus Signature 8/18; Bring Lang of Comp book 8/18; Douglass MWDS 8/21 at Turnitin.com; Review for Objective Exam (Essays and Douglass) 8/24 and Vocabulary Quiz 8/25

Due:

 Syllabus Signature 8/18
Bring Language of Composition 8/17
Douglass MWDS 8/21 by 11:59 pm at Turnitin.com
Begin reviewing for objective exam (summer work) 8/24 and vocabulary quiz (summer work) 8/25

Due:

Bring Language of Composition textbook 8/16
Syllabus Digital Signature 8/18
 

Due:

1) Attendance
2) Turn in SOAPs
3) Due Process Meeting
4) Syllabus Assignment due 8/18 through Google Classroom