Adv. Fres. Eng. A – Week 11

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
DME 2: 1984 Journal – Truth
1984
– questions
– quiz
– discussion & overview of Paradox
– Reading Time
Homework: Read 1984 Section 1, Chapters 3-5 & take notes

Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
* turn in Banned Book Research Paper
– in hard copy with process point sheet and one Google Classroom
DME 2: 1984 Words
1984
– Anticipation guide
– Intro to Novel
– Reading Schedule
– Reading Time
Homework: Read 1984 Section 1, Chapters 1-2 & take notes

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 10

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017
No School – Veteran’s Day

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
No School – Teacher Comp Day

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017
Research Project
– Progress Check Off
– Peer edit and work time
Homework: Final draft with final WCP due Monday

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Research Project
– Progress Check Off
– Finalizing Works Cited Page and Essay
– self edit and work time
Homework: Finalize essay and WCP and bring hard copy

Monday, Nov. 6, 2017
Research Project
– Calendar Change
* Rough Typed Draft & Works Cited Page due Wednesday
– Introduction
— thesis (see Google Classroom for Assignment)
— Grabber
– Conclusion Overview
* New Google Doc – see Google Classroom for assignment
Homework: Introduction & Conclusion

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 9

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017
No School – Teacher Inservice

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
DME 2: Transitions
Research Project
– Body Paragraph edit (done on Google Classroom)
– Format
– work time
Homework: Write rest of body paragraphs

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
DME 2: None
Research Project
– Works Cited Page Check and review
– In-text citations
– Body Paragraph overview
Homework: Write first body paragraph

Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017
DME 2: None
Research Project
– Outline check
– Works Cited Page (see Google Classroom)
– work time
Homework: Works Cited Page

Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
DME 2: None
Research Project
– Organized note cards
– Final notecard check
– Outline overview
– work time
Homework: Outline

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 8

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017
DME 2: None
Research Project
– check off sheet for process
– sources overview
– Initial notecard check
Homework: Research; Final Note Card check due Monday

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
DME 2: Brainteasers
* Turn in Odyssey Essay, both on Google Classroom and in hard-draft with rough draft and editing sheet
Research Project
– Plagiarism Handout
– overview of assignment and due dates
– Topics and Essential Questions
– Note card format
– Comment on Google Classroom with Book Choice for Research Project
Homework: Research; First Initial Note Card check due tomorrow
***Today is last day to turn in missing work from Odyssey Unit***

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
DME 2: NONE
Four-year Planning
Homework: Final draft due Thursday (You will turn in a hard copy with the rough draft and editing sheet); Bring Index Cards Thursday (50ish); Pick a banned/challenged book to research.
***Thursday is last day to turn in missing work from Odyssey Unit***

Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
DME 2: Apostrophes & Writing Real Good
The Odyssey Essay
– questions
– formatting
– peer-edit
– work time
Research Project
– due date assigned
Homework: Final draft due Thursday (You will turn in a hard copy with the rough draft and editing sheet); Bring Index Cards Thursday (50ish); Pick a banned/challenged book to research.
***Thursday is last day to turn in missing work from Odyssey Unit***

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017
DME 2: Commas – take two
The Odyssey Essay
– questions
– stamped essay
– self-edit
– work time
* checked off IRP #2 Books
Homework: Final draft due Thursday; Bring Index Cards Thursday (50ish);
***Thursday is last day to turn in missing work from Odyssey Unit***

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 7

Friday, October 20, 2017
*turned in Socratic Circle
The Odyssey test
Essay work time
Homework: Rough draft of Essay – need hard copy

Thursday, October 19, 2017
DME 2: Thesis notes
The Odyssey
– overview of essay
– overview of test
*** may have one 3″x5″ note card of notes for test (front and back)
– Socratic Circles
– Jeopardy Review
Homework: Study for test; rough draft of Essay

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
DME 2: none
The Odyssey
– Hero’s Journey
— yours
— the Odyssey
– The Essay
— Google Classroom
Essay Format
— theme
– Test Overview
— on Friday
— may have one 3″x5″ note card of notes for test (front and back)
Homework: Socratic Circle Questions

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
DME 2: Grammar – Comma 1
Independent Reading Project #2
– overview
– book check Friday, 10/20
The Odyssey
– the End
– Themes
– Essay
— rough draft due Oct. 23
— final draft due Oct. 26
– Hero’s Journey
Homework: Hero’s Journey worksheet

Monday, October 16, 2017
DME 2: Grammar – End Punctuation
Independent Reading Project #1
– share & turn-in
The Odyssey
– Book 23 Quiz
Homework: Read Book 24

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 6

Friday, Oct. 13, 2017
No School – Inservice and Grade Dat

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
Book XXI-XXII Reading work sample
Homework: Read Book XXIII; Independent Reading Project due Monday

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017
No School – PSAT Day

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017
Book XX Quiz
The Odyssey
– work sample practice
– grading & reflection
Homework: Read Book XXI-XXII

Monday, Oct. 9, 2017
DME: Punctuation Practice Test
Independent Reading Project #1
– due 10/16
– reminders and questions
The Odyssey
– turned in Books XVI-XVII Questions
– Book XIX
Homework: Read Book XX

Ad. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 5

Friday, October 6, 2017
Vocab #4 Quiz
Silent Reading
The Odyssey
– Collected Hero? Worksheet
– Books XVI-XVII discussion & Questions
– Summary of Book XVIII
Homework: Read Book XIX; Books XVI-XVII Questions due Monday
**** Postponed Independent Reading Project due date to 10/16 ****

Thursday, October 5, 2017
DME: Brainteaser
The Odyssey
– Hero? Worksheet
Homework: Read Book XVII; Vocab Quiz Friday & Worksheets due

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
DME: Book XII Questions
* discussion over Reading Works Sample skills & questions themselves
The Odyssey
– Summary of Books XIII-XV
Homework: Read Book XVI; Vocab Quiz Friday & Worksheets due

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
DME: Grammar – Parts of Speech review
The Odyssey
– episodic notes revisited
– overview of Book XI
– worktime
Homework: Read Book XII; Definitions due Wednesday

Monday, October 2, 2017
DME: Grammar – Prepositions
Vocab #4 Pre-test
The Odyssey
– clarification questions
– episodic notes
Homework: Read Book XI (pgs 213 through the first stanza on page 220 & the last two stanzas on page 234 at the end of the book); Definitions due Wednesday

Yearbook Assignments

Terminology Quiz: Friday, 9/29

Personality Profile: the article – due 10/2

Layout & Dummy due 9/27

Personality Profile: Interviewing due 9/25

Indesign Overview – 9/20-21

People of Interest – Story Reconnaissance – due 9/18

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 4

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017
Vocab #3 Quiz
Silent Reading
DME: Journal – Books V & VI
The Odyssey
– Discussion
– Summary of Books VII & VIII
Homework: Read books IX & X, taking notes if desired

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017
DME: Brainteaser
The Odyssey
– Book II & IV
– Quiz over Book IV & Discussion
– Reading Time
Homework: Read Books V & VI , taking notes if desired; Vocab #3 Quiz Friday.

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Vocab #3 definitions
The Odyssey
– Book II
Questions & Discussion
– Collected Book I Questions
– Summary of Book III
Homework: Read Book IV, taking notes if desired; Vocab #3 Quiz Friday.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
DME: Grammar – Conjunctions
The Odyssey
– Book I
Questions & discussion
Homework: Read Book II, taking notes if desired; Vocab #3 definitions due Wed.

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017
DME: Grammar – Modifiers
Vocab #3 Pre-test
The Odyssey
– background lecture
– book set up (notes, layout, etc.)
– began reading Book I
Homework: Finish reading Book I & take notes if desired; Vocab #3 definitions due Wed.

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 3

Friday, Sept. 22, 2017
* turn in Anticipation Guide, Socratic Circle Grading & Reflection
Vocab #2 Quiz
* turn in Worksheets
The Odyssey
– Background Notes
Homework: Bring The Odyssey text Monday

Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017
DME: Brainteaser
The Odyssey
– Socratic Circles over Anticipation Guide
Homework: Vocab #2 Quiz and Worksheets due Fri; Socratic Circle Reflection

Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017
Vocab #2 Definitions
* overview of Vocab #1 Worksheets
* plagiarism policy
Greek Hero Projects
– presentations completed
DME: Journal- Greek Hero Tales Recap
Homework: Vocab #2 Worksheets due Fri

Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
DME: Grammar/Sentences
Greek Hero Projects
– presentations continue
Homework: Vocab #2 Definitions due Wed.; Anticipation Guide

Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
* check off books not approved Friday
DME: Grammar/Verbs
Vocab #2 Pre-test
Cultural Event Overview- see blog post below
Greek Hero Projects
– grading and notes
– using the AppleTV
– presentations begin
Homework: Vocab #2 Definitions due Wed.