Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 3

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.

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 2

Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
Vocab #1
– turned in worksheets
– Quiz
Greek Hero Project
– work time
Homework: Groups assign homework; presentations begin Monday

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
Greek Hero Project
– work time
Homework: Vocab #1 Sentences and Quiz Friday; Groups assign homework.

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
* turned-in “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe” Worksheet
Vocab #1 Definitions check
Language Arts Lab Tour
Checked out The Odyssey and Edith Hamilton’s Mythology
Greek Hero Project
– assign and overview
– presentations begin Monday
– groups chosen
– presentation pointers
Homework: Vocab #1 Sentences and Quiz Friday; Groups assign homework.

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
DME: Grammar- Nouns and Pronouns
Independent Reading Project #1 Overview
Literary Terms
– “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe” Worksheet pair/share
– discussion
Homework: Revisit “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe” Worksheet; Vocab #1 Definitions due Wed.

Monday, Sept. 11, 2017
DME: Grammar/POS Assessment
Vocab #1 Pre-test
Cultural Event Overview- see blog post below
Literary Terms
– reviewed definitions
– “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe” Worksheet
Homework: Complete “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe” Worksheet; Vocab #1 Definitions due Wed.

AFE Cultural Event

Cultural Event is due Nov. 27.

Please follow the directions. If you have questions contact Ms. Czerkies.

There are the approved restaurants and locations for Cultural Events
* note that even if the restaurant has another location, only the location listed is approved.

Pambiche – Cuban – 2811 NE Glisan St., Portland, 503-233-0511
Dar Essalam – Morrocan – 29585 ParK Pl, Wilsonville, 503-682-3600
Marrakesh – Moroccan – 1201 NW 21st. Ave., Portland, 503-248-9442
India House – Indian – 1038 SW Morrison, Portland, 503-274-1017
Nicholas’s – Middle Eastern – 318 SE Grand Ave., Portland, 503-235-5123
Piazza Italia – Italian – 1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, 503-478-0619
Sinju Restaurant – Japanese – 1022 NW Johnson St., Portland, 503-223-6535
Shandong Restaurant – Chinese – 3724 NE Broadway St., Portland, 503-287-0331
Andina – Peruvian – 1314 NW Glisan St., Portland, 503 228-9535
Brazil Grill – Brazilian – 1201 SW 12th Ave, Portland, 503-222-0002‎
Queen of Sheba – Ethiopian – 2413 NE MLK Blvd, Portland, 503-287-6302‎
Toji – Korean – 4615 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, 503-232-8998

Ticket Stub Substitution

* Any requests for additions to the approved restaurant list must be submitted for assessment at least two weeks prior to attendance.

Adv. Fresh. English A – Week 1

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017
* Turned in Parent Agreement Form
DME: Journal
Placement Assessment
– Writing & Reading Comprehension
– MAZE Assessment
Literary Devices
– reviewed definitions on front
– work time to complete definitions on back
– Read “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe”
Homework: Complete definitions for back side of Handbook of Literary Terms and read “My Two-Wheeled Catastrophe”

Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
* Turned in Letter to Ms. Czerkies
DME: Parts of Speech Review
Placement Assessment
– Writing & Reading Comprehension
– MAZE Assessment
Homework: Complete definitions for front side of Handbook of Literary Terms

Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017
Introductions
– tour
– index cards
Business
syllabus
– Ongoing projects
Independent Reading Projects
— #1 due Oct. 11
— #2 due Nov. 17
Cultural Event
— due Nov. 27
Activities
– MAZE Assessment
What Do You Know? (complete for homework if you didn’t complete it in class)
Homework: Parent Agreement (due Friday) & Letter to Ms. Czerkies (due tomorrow)