Thursday, 31 May

  • Warm-up: DIDLS - Tone

  • NCFE Eng III Prep

  • Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz

MAJOR GRADE DUE DATES

  • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 1 Jun, before your warm-up quiz
  • Friday Journals for the final six weeks: Due Monday, 4 Jun, at 8:00am

Wednesday, 30 May

  • Warm-up: Syntax - Sentence Variety
  • Membean Quiz
  • Course Survey (on Google Classroom)
  • NCFE Eng III Prep

MAJOR GRADE DUE DATES

  • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 1 Jun, before your warm-up quiz
  • Friday Journals for the final six weeks: Due Monday, 4 Jun, at 8:00am

Tuesday, 29 May

  • Warm-up: Literary Term Scavenger Hunt
  • Membean - 15 min.
  • NCFE Eng III Prep
    • Multiple Choice Strategies
    • Fiction Passage

MAJOR GRADE DUE DATES

  • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 1 Jun, before your warm-up quiz
  • Friday Journals for the final six weeks: Due Monday, 4 Jun, at 8:00am

Friday, 25 May

  • Warm-up Quiz
  • Membean - 15 min.
  • Journal: Choose a Prompt #3

Thursday, 24 May

  • Warm-up: DIDLS - Detail
  • Membean Quiz
  • Poem Analysis

Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


Wednesday, 23 May

  • Warm-up: Syntax - Active and Passive Voice
  • Membean - 15 min.
  • Constructed Response

HW: Finish NoRedInk - Practice with Active and Passive Voice

Membean Quiz tomorrow


Tuesday, 22 May

  • Warm-up: Literary Terms Scavenger Hunt
  • NoRedInk: Practice with Active and Passive Voice
  • Creation Story - Making Inferences
  • Constructed Responses

Monday, 21 May

  • Warm-up: Active/Passive Voice

  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Whitman Poem Analysis Discussion

  • Creation Stories

Friday, 18 May

  • Warm-up Quiz

  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Journal - Poetry Genre Shift (on Google Classroom)

  • Poem Analysis - Walt Whitman and the Astronomer (finish for homework if you do not finish in class)

Thursday, 17 May

  • Warm-up: DIDLS - Imagery
  • Membean Quiz
  • Finish Poetry Analysis (turn in "The Old Man's Lazy" and "Columbus Day")
  • Comma Abuse Practice

Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


Wednesday, 16 May

  • Warm-up: Syntax - Colon, Lists
  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Finish Text Analysis (handout in class and analysis is on Google Classroom)

  • Comma Abuse Practice

HW: Finish Text Analysis if you didn't finish in class today; it's due before class begins Thursday

Note: Membean Quiz tomorrow


Tuesday, 15 May

  • Warm-up: Literary Terms Scavenger Hunt
  • Continue Text Analysis (handout in class and analysis is on Google Classroom)
  • Reading Poetry

Monday, 14 May

  • Warm-up: Grammar - Comma Abuse

  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Finish reading "A Letter from Birmingham Jail" (and turn in with all questions answered)

  • Work on Civil Rights Timeline (due at the end of class)

  • Begin Text Analysis (handout in class and analysis is on Google Classroom)

Friday, 11 May

  • Warm-up Quiz

  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Journal - Choose a Prompt #2
  • Continue working on Civil Rights Timeline project

  • Continue reading "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Reminder: Civil Rights Timeline project due Monday at the end of class


Thursday, 10 May

  • Warm-up: DIDLS - Diction

  • Membean Quiz

  • Finish NoRedInk: Practice with Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions (due today at the end of class)
  • Continue reading "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

  • Continue working on Civil Rights Timeline project

Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


Wednesday, 9 May

  • Warm-up: Syntax - Compound and Complex Sentences

  • Membean - 15 min.

  • Continue reading "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

  • Continue working on Civil Rights Timeline project

  • Continue working on NoRedInk: Practice with Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions (due Thursday at the end of class)

Membean Quiz tomorrow


    Tuesday, 8 May

    • Warm-up: Literary Terms Scavenger Hunt
    • "A Call for Unity"
    • Begin "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
    • Continue working on Civil Rights Timeline project
    • NoRedInk: Practice with Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions (due Thursday at the end of class)

    Monday, 7 May

    • Warm-up: Grammar - Compound and Complex Sentences
    • Membean - 15 min.
    • Finish watching The Children's March
    • Begin Civil Rights Timeline project

    Friday, 4 May

    • Warm-up Quiz
    • Membean - 15 min. practice
    • Journal - Greatest Musicians of All Time (on Google Classroom)
    • Finish Protest Song analysis
    • Finish reading Ch. 6 "Wyatt Walker" from David and Goliath

    Thursday, 3 May

    • Warm-up: DIDLS - Tone

    • Membean Quiz

    • Work on Protest Song analysis (due Friday)
    • Continue reading Ch. 6 "Wyatt Walker" from David and Goliath

    • Begin watching The Children's March

    Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


    Wednesday, 2 May

    • Warm-up: Syntax - Sentence Variety

    • Membean - 15 min. practice

    • Work on Protest Song analysis
    • Continue reaeding Ch. 6 "Wyatt Walker" from David and Goliath

    Homework

    • Finish NoRedInk: Practice with Semicolons (and Colons) if you haven't (this is due before your class begins Thursday)
    • Membean Quiz tomorrow

    Tuesday, 1 May

    • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Metaphor

    • NoRedInk: Practice with Semicolons (and Colons) (due Thursday)

    • Finish working on "Why I Wrote The Crucible" (due before class begins Wednesday)

    • Begin Ch. 6 "Wyatt Walker" from David and Goliath

    • Protest Songs (on Google Classroom)

    Homework: Finish "Why I Wrote The Crucible" questions tonight if you did not finish in class. This assignment is due before class begins on Wednesday.


      Monday, 30 April

      • Warm-up: Grammar - Semicolons

      • Membean - 15 min. practice

      • NoRedInk: Practice with Semicolons (and Colons) (due Thursday)

      • Continue working on "Why I Wrote The Crucible" (due before class begins Wednesday)

      • Photo Response Journal - Civil Rights (on Google Classroom)

      Friday, 27 April

      • Warm-up Quiz

      • Membean - 15 min. practice

      • Friday Journal - Craigslist For Sale (on Google Classroom)

      • Work on "Why I Wrote The Crucible"

      Thursday, 26 April

      • Warm-up: DIDLS - Detail
      • Membean Quiz
      • Work on "Why I Wrote The Crucible"

      Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


      Wednesday, 25 April

      • Warm-up: Syntax - Periodic Sentence
      • Membean - 15 min. practice
      • The Crucible
        • Determining Theme
        • "Why I Wrote The Crucible"

      Membean Quiz tomorrow

      Finish The Crucible Sociogram explanation (if you haven't done so already)

      Finish Comparisons between Mean Girls and The Crucible (if you haven't done so already)


      Tuesday, 24 April

      • Warm-up: Literary Term - Symbol

      • Finish Mean Girls

      • Complete Comparisons between The Crucible and Mean Girls (if you don't finish in class, complete for homework)

      • The Crucible Sociogram Explanation

      Monday, 23 April

      • Warm-up: Grammar - Problems with Pronouns

      • Membean - 15 min. practice

      • Continue watching Mean Girls


      Friday, 20 April

      • Warm-up Quiz
      • Turn in Warm-up Notebooks
      • Membean - 15 min. practice
      • Journal - One Thing

      Major Grade due dates for remainder of six weeks

      Friday Journals: Due Monday, 23 April, at 9:35am


        Thursday, 19 April

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Imagery
        • Membean Quiz
        • Begin Mean Girls

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz

        Major Grade due dates for remainder of six weeks

        • Warm-up Notebooks: Due tomorrow, 20 April, before Warm-up Quiz
        • Friday Journals: Due Monday, 23 April, at 9:35am

        Wednesday, 18 April

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Rhetorical Questions
        • Review Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
        • Membean - 15 min. practice
        • Finish Sociogram Project for The Crucible

        Membean Quiz tomorrow

        Major Grade due dates for remainder of six weeks

        • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 20 April, before Warm-up Quiz
        • Friday Journals: Due Monday, 23 April, at 9:35am

        Tuesday, 17 April

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Irony

        • The Crucible

          • Cause and Effect
          • Work on Sociogram Project

        Major Grade due dates for remainder of six weeks

        • The Crucible Sociogram: Due TOMORROW Wednesday, 18 April, at the end of class
        • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 20 April, before Warm-up Quiz
        • Friday Journals: Due Monday, 23 April, at 9:35am

        Monday, 16 April

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Pronoun Antecedent Agreement

        • Membean - 15 min. practice

        • The Crucible: Read Act IV

        Major Grade due dates for remainder of six weeks

        • The Crucible Sociogram: Due Wednesday, 18 April, at the end of class
        • Warm-up Notebooks: Due Friday, 20 April, before Warm-up Quiz
        • Friday Journals: Due Monday, 23 April, at 9:35am

        Friday, 13 April

        • Warm-up Quiz
        • Membean - 15 min. practice
        • Journal - The Mysteries of Harris Burdick
        • The Crucible: Work on Sociogram Project

        Thursday, 12 April

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Diction
        • Hyphens Rules 7 and 8 Review
        • Membean Quiz
        • The Crucible
          • Begin reading Act IV
          • Sociogram work
          • Finish "The Lessons of Salem"

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


        Wednesday, 11 April

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Syntactical Variety
        • Hyphens Rules 4, 5, and 6 Review
        • Membean - 15 min. practice
        • The Crucible
          • Finish reading Act III
          • Sociogram work

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 10 April

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Metaphor, Simile, Personification
        • Hyphens Rules 1, 2, and 3 Review
        • The Crucible
          • Extra Credit Opportunity
          • Sociogram Project Intro
          • Continue reading Act III

        Monday, 9 April

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Hyphens
        • Create Hyphens Rules presentation
        • Membean - 15 min. practice
        • The Crucible, Act III - begin reading

        Friday, 30 March

        • Warm-up Quiz
        • Membean - 15 min. practice
        • Journal - Three Things

        Thursday, 29 March 

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Tone
        • Membean Quiz
        • "The Lessons of Salem"
        • The Crucible: finish reading Act II

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


        Wednesday, 28 March

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Prepositions

        • Membean - 15 min.

        • The Crucible
          • Continue reading Act II
          • Motifs in The Crucible

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 27 March

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms Scavenger Hunt
        • NoRedInk: Practice with Prepositions
        • The Crucible
        • Finish Act I
        • Motifs in The Crucible

        Monday, 26 March

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Prepositions
        • Membean - 15 min.
        • The Crucible
          • Continue reading Act I (through page 32)
          • Character Analysis Chart for your assigned character

        Friday, 23 March

        • Review warm-ups from Wednesday and Thursday
        • Warm-up Quiz
        • Membean - 15 min.
        • Friday Journal - I'm in Love--with ME!

        Thursday, 22 March

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Detail

        • Membean Quiz

        • SchoolNet - English III Mid-term Assessment

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-Up Quiz


        Wednesday, 21 March

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Appositives

        • Membean - 15 min.

        • "The Trial of Martha Carrier"

        • The Crucible Act I Study Guide

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 20 March

        • Warm-up: Literary Term Scavenger Hunt
        • More Practice with Appositives
        • The Crucible
          • Finish the narrator portion (and associated questions) of Act I
          • Begin reading Act I

        Monday, 19 March

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Appositives

        • Membean - 15 min.

        • The Crucible
          • The Narrator
          • Begin reading Act I (narration)
          • Characterization in The Crucible

        Friday, 16 March

        • Warm-up Quiz

        • Membean - 15 min.

        • Friday Journal: Something to Do Once in Your Life

        • Work on Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay (due at end of class today)

        Thursday, 15 March

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Imagery
        • Membean Quiz
        • Work on Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay

        Homework

        • Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay is due at the end of class tomorrow

        Wednesday, 14 March

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Fragments
        • Membean - 15 min.
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • Introduction and Conclusion
          • Work on Argumentative Essay

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 13 March

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Hyperbole and Understatement
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • How to Avoid Plagiarism
          • Works Cited Page and In-Text Citations
          • Work on Argumentative Essay

        Remember: Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay and Works Cited Page are due FRIDAY, 16 March


        Monday, 12 March

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Fragments and Run-Ons
        • Membean - 15 min.
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • Sample Argumentative Essay: Analyze how the introduction and one body paragraph are constructed
          • Work on Argumentative Essay

        Remember: Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay and Works Cited Page are due FRIDAY, 16 March


        Friday, 9 March

        • Subject-Verb Agreement Practice

        • Turn in Warm-up Notebook

        • Warm-up Quiz

        • Membean - 15 min.

        • Friday Journal - Winning and Losing (on Google Classroom)

        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay Body Paragraph - due at end of class today (on Google Classroom)

        Thursday, 8 March

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Diction
        • Membean Quiz
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
        • Begin Logos Analysis of one source - due at the end of class today
        • Body Paragraph - this is due at the end of class tomorrow, Friday, 9 March

        Warm-up Quiz tomorrow - STUDY!

        Warm-up Notebooks are due tomorrow


        Wednesday, 7 March

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Lists

        • More Practice: Subject-Verb Agreement

        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • Research for Sources - these are due at the end of class today
          • Begin Logos Analysis of one source - due at the end of class tomorrow, Thursday, 8 March
          • Body Paragraph - this is due at the end of class Friday, 9 March

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 6 March

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Personification
        • Background for The Crucible
          • What do Puritans Believe?
          • Edwards sermon: "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • Research for Sources - these are due at the end of class tomorrow, Wednesday, 7 March
          • Begin Logos Analysis of one source - due at the end of class Thursday, 8 March

        Monday, 5 March

        • Warm-up: Grammar - Subject/Verb Agreement
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Professionalism Grade Self Reflection
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay
          • Assignment Overview
          • Credible Sources
          • Research for Sources

        Friday, 2 March

        • Warm-up Quiz
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Journal - Choose a Prompt (on Google Classroom)
        • Lennie Smalls Law Argumentative Essay Sources (on Google Classroom; begin work today; not due until next Wednesday)

        All Friday Journals for this first six weeks are due MONDAY, 5 March, at 9:35am


        Thursday, 1 March

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Tone
        • Membean Quiz
        • Finish Lennie Smalls Law article

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


        Wednesday, 28 February

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Complex Sentences
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Analyzing Paragraphs: Unity, Coherence, Emphasis (last two paragraphs)
        • The Lennie Smalls Law

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 27 February

        ACT


        Monday, 26 February

        • Warm-up: ACT Prep - Tricky Words
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Analyzing Paragraphs: Unity, Coherence, Emphasis
        • OMAM
          • "To A Mouse..." - Read and answer questions
          • Finish Ch. 1-3 Mixtape (on Google Classroom)

        Friday, 23 February

        • Warm-up Quiz
        • OMAM
          • Read Ch. 6
          • Work on Reading Guides

        HW: All OMAM Reading Guides (for chapters 1-6) are due before class begins on Monday


        Thursday, 22 February

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Detail
        • OMAM
          • Read Ch. 5
          • Complete Reading Guide for Ch. 4 (on notebook paper)
          • Begin Reading Guide for Ch. 5 (on notebook paper)

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


        Wednesday, 21 February

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Dependent Clauses
        • Analyzing Paragraphs: Topics, author's attitude towards the topic, and details to support the topic
        • OMAM
          • Read Ch. 4
          • Begin Ch. 4 Reading Guide (on notebook paper: 2 questions, 3 words, insight on new characters)

         HW

        • Finish reading Ch. 4 OMAM (if you didn't in class)
        • Complete Model B of Paragraph Analysis

        Tuesday, 20 February

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Conflict
        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • OMAM: Review Ch. 3

        • Issues of Social Justice

        Bring signed progress reports tomorrow


        Monday, 19 February

        Practice ACT Exam


        Friday, 16 February

        • Warm-up Quiz

        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • Journal - Picked Picture

        • OMAM
          • Finish Ch. 3 Reading Guide
          • Work on Ch. 1-3 Mixtape

        Signed Progress Report due Tuesday, 20 February


        Thursday, 15 February

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Imagery
        • Membean Quiz
        • OMAM
          • Ch. 2 Reading Guide: Review feedback given on Ch. 1 and correct Ch. 2
          • Finish reading Ch. 3
          • Work on Ch. 3 Reading Guide

        Study for tomorrow's warm-up quiz


        Wednesday, 14 February

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Compound Sentences
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Logos Analysis - "The Olympic Contradiction"
        • OMAM - continue reading Ch. 3

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 13 February

        • Warm-up: Literary Term - Metaphor

        • Introduction to the Rhetorical Appeals: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos


        Monday, 12 February

        • Warm-up: ACT Prep - Compound Sentences

        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • Argumentative Writing: Exploring an Argument - "Rough Justice"

        • OMAM

          • Review Ch. 2

          • Begin reading Ch. 3


        Friday, 9 February

        • Warm-up Quiz
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Journal: Horse, Cow, or Chickens (on Google Classroom)
        • OMAM
          • Finish reading Ch. 2
          • Work on Reading Guide for Ch. 2

        Homework: Finish reading OMAM Ch. 2 if you did not in class


        Thursday, 8 February

        • Warm-up: DIDLS - Diction
        • Membean Quiz
        • Argumentative Writing: Exploring an Argument - "Time to Assert American Values"
        • Begin reading Ch. 2 OMAM

        Study for tomorrow's Warm-up Quiz


        Wednesday, 7 February

        • Warm-up: Syntax - Independent and Dependent Clauses
        • Membean - 15 min. training
        • Argumentative Writing: creating Claims, finding Evidence, and supporting with Warrants
        • OMAM: Finish Ch. 1 Reading Guide

        Membean Quiz tomorrow


        Tuesday, 6 February

        • Warm-up: Literary Terms - Simile
        • OMAM
          • Read Ch. 1
          • Begin OMAM Reading Guide on Google Classroom (due Wednesday, 7 Feb, at the end of class)

        Monday, 5 February

        • Warm-up: ACT Prep - Independent Clauses

        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • A Day in the Life of the Working Poor

        Friday, 2 February

        • Friday Journal: Passed Picture (on Google Classroom)
        • Argumentative Writing: Claims and Supporting Evidence

        Thursday, 1 February

        • Membean - 15 min. training

        • The American Dream, continued

          • Inferences about Humans of New York
          • Exploring extended metaphor through an excerpt from The Grapes of Wrath 
        • HW: Signed syllabus and film approval form due Friday, 2 Feb

        Wednesday, 31 January

        No class--ACT Practice Exam 


        Tuesday, 30 January

        • Complete Syllabus overview

        • English III Pre-Test

        • Membean: Sign in and complete 15 min. training

        • The American Dream
          • Paraphrase idea from the Declaration of Independence
          • Brainstorm what the American Dream means for Americans and what it means for each of us individually
        • HW: Signed syllabus and film approval form due Friday, 2 Feb

        NOTE: Practice ACT tomorrow during 1st and 2nd Periods.


        Monday, 29 January

        • Syllabus overview

        • Analysis and imitation of poem "The Man I Was Supposed to Be" by John Struloeff

        • The American Dream
          • Read and paraphrase passage from The Declaration of Independence
          • Brainstorm list of 8-10 components of your American Dream
        • HW: Signed syllabus and film approval form due Friday, 2 Feb