Week 24: 2.20.18 – 2.23.18 (Monday Off, Snow Days)

Monday 2.19 – No School: President's Day!

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Tuesday 2.20

  • Turn your purple packet into the class basket so I can check it for interviews. Make sure any extra credit interviews are attached inside.
  • Warm-Up: Complete both sections "B" on the semicolon/comma splice worksheet from last week. We'll go over it together at the beginning of class tomorrow.
  • You must have 20 sources saved in Noodle Tools! Turn in your sources as a Google Doc by midnight on Google Classroom.
  • Go over assignment and start SOAPSTone notes.
  • HW: Don't forget – NoRedInk Apostrophes and Semicolons due by midnight Friday.

Wednesday 2.21

  • SNOW DAY
  • HW: Don't forget – NoRedInk Apostrophes and Semicolons due by midnight Friday.

Thursday 2.22 

  • SNOW DAY
  • HW: Don't forget – NoRedInk Apostrophes and Semicolons due by midnight Friday.

Friday 2.23 

  • All classes in the library today
  • When we get there — turn in your semicolon worksheet to Hunting
  • SOAPSTone work time — this assignment is due by the end of class
  • Extra time: work on NoRedInk — Apostrophes and semicolons due tonight by midnight
  • HW: NoRedInk Apostrophes and semicolons due by midnight tonight

Week 23: 2.12.18 – 2.15.18 (Friday Off)

Monday 2.12.18

  • Good morning! Our librarian, Mrs. Christensen, is in class today to go over library databases you have access to for your research.
  • Until she arrives — log on to NoRedInk and do the Monday Morning Warm Up, then start the practice assignment that goes with it.
  • Any time left in class — start exporting potential sources to Noodle Tools OR work on the "Research Plan and Critical Questions" assignment in your purple packet. It's due by the end of class tomorrow (and you will have class time to work on it.)
  • HW: None

Tuesday 2.13.18

  • NoRedInk: Pre-Quiz for Confusing Words Part 3
  • "Research Plan and Critical Questions" assignment in your purple packet. It's due by the end of class today — come check it off with me.
  • When you're done, start the "Confusing Words Part 3" assignment on NoRedInk; it's due this Friday by midnight.
  • You should also continue finding sources to save to NoodleTools — I'm checking for a minimum of 20 sources saved by the end of class next Tuesday.
  • The NoRedInk we started yesterday (In-Class Practice Apostrophes and Hyphens) is not due until NEXT Friday.
  • HW: None

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  • Image result for heart emojiLet's show some love for the semicolon Image result for heart emoji
  • Image result for heart emojiDo practice "A" in each section of this worksheet Image result for heart emoji 
  • Image result for heart emojiWork time on finding sources (20 due by the end of class next Tuesday) and NoRedInk: Confusing Words Part 3. Image result for heart emoji
  • Image result for heart emojiRemember: the NoRedInk we started Monday (In-Class Practice Apostrophes and Hyphens) is not due until NEXT Friday.Image result for heart emoji
  • Image result for heart emojiImage result for heart emojiImage result for heart emojiHW: None Image result for heart emojiImage result for heart emojiImage result for heart emoji

Thursday 2.15.18

  • Affect/effect review and practice
  • Start "guide your research" interviews  — do two interviews in class today; the other two (and extra credit interviews) are homework and due Tuesday at the beginning of class. Remember, at least two must be with adults!
  • Work time on finding sources for NoodleTools (20 due by the end of class Tuesday) and NoRedInk: Confusing Words Part 3 (due tomorrow) OR In-Class Practice Apostrophes and Hyphens (due NEXT Friday)
  • HW: "Guide Your Research" interviews — all 4 and extra credit interviews due beginning of class Tuesday; NoRedInk – Confusing Words – due tomorrow by midnight.

Friday – No School: Have a great 4-day Weekend! "Guide Your Research" interviews — all 4 and extra credit interviews due beginning of class Tuesday. NoRedInk "Confusing Words Part 3" is due tonight by midnight! 

Week 22: 2.5.18 – 2.9.18 (Late Start Week)

Monday 2.5.18

Tuesday 2.6.18

  • Quizlet Live!
  • President Obama speech DNC 2004 
  • Tools of Persuasion QUIZ (open-note, not neighbor or internet!)
  • After the quiz — pick up a purple persuasive packet from the center table. Do not freak out, just look through the packet until we all talk about it together. :)
  • Start topic selection assignment (in the purple packet); it's due Wednesday/Thursday in class — late-start dependent.
  • Here is the controversial topic list.
  • HW: None

Wednesday 2.7.18 (Late Start 1, 3, 5)

  • NoRedInk: Confusing Words Pre-Quiz 
  • Work time on the topic selection assignment (it's due by the end of class). Check it over with me as soon as you're finished. Make sure you have clear debatable statements and attempt to utilize ethos, pathos and/or logos to convince me. Unclear debatable statements and weak arguments will lose priority in getting topic choices. Your topics will be assigned Friday.
  • Here is the controversial topic list.
  • Once you have your debatable statements checked off, start the assignment that's due by midnight Sunday on NoRedInk – "Confusing Words Parts 1 and 2".
  • Absent Tuesday? Come see me regarding make-up quiz.
  • HW: NoRedInk practice due Sunday by midnight

Thursday 2.8.18 (Late Start, 2, 4, 6)

  • NoRedInk: Confusing Words Pre-Quiz 
  • Work time on the topic selection assignment (it's due by the end of class). Check it over with me as soon as you're finished. Make sure you have clear debatable statements and attempt to utilize ethos, pathos and/or logos to convince me. Unclear debatable statements and weak arguments will lose priority in getting topic choices. Your topics will be assigned tomorrow.
  • Here is the controversial topic list.
  • Once you have your debatable statements checked off, start the assignment that's due by midnight Sunday on NoRedInk – "Confusing Words Parts 1 and 2".
  • Absent Tuesday? Come see me regarding make-up quiz.
  • HW: NoRedInk practice due Sunday by midnight

Friday 2.9.18

  • First thing — hand back assignments from class baskets.
  • You will get your assigned topics today. 
  • When I call you over, bring your purple packet and a pencil!
  • As you wait, read two Camasonian articles and write a thoughtful, complete-sentence comment on one.
  • Once you know your topic, start the "Research Plan and Critical Questions" page in your purple packet. It's due in class Tuesday next week; you will have work time Tuesday, but you won't have work time on Monday!
  • If you're not finished with it, work on the "Confusing Words: Parts 1 and 2" assignment on NoRedInk.
  • HW: Finish "Confusing Words Parts 1 and 2" on NoRedInk – due Sunday by midnight

Week 21: 1.30.18-2.2.18

Monday – NO SCHOOL – Grading Day

Tuesday 1.30.18 (Shorter classes – Assembly in the afternoon)

  • Review Quiz from Week 1 of First Semester
  • Cover frequently missed questions
  • Narrative essay and final review – Click on the link and answer the questions in regards to your narrative essay and first-semester final.
  • Finish watching "Persepolis movie"; Finish "Narrative Comics" Assignment — they're due by the end of class!
  • HW: None

Wednesday 1.31.18

  • New Seats Today!
  • Start Persuasive Project: Logos, Pathos and Ethos Lecture
  • Start persuasive posters (table groups)
  • Starting Friday — bring your charged Chromebook to class every day!
  • HW: None

Thursday 2.1.18

  • Warm-Up — Reading aloud (half sheet) with table partners: JFK – Then answer the following questions in your writing journal:
  • 1. What does "rhetoric" mean? (Look it up and write down the definition if you're not sure. 2. What was JFK known for, according to this article? 3. Explain what the best-known passage from the speech means. 4. He was good-looking and charming, but what else did Kennedy possess? 5. What do people believe are among his most significant achievements? 
  • Watch: JFK Inaugural Address and work on this Tools of Persuasion Worksheet – turn the front side in for a check today.
  • Work time on Logos, Pathos and Ethos posters – they're due tomorrow by the end of class (you will have some work time tomorrow too!)
  • HW: None

Friday 2.2.18

  • Warm-Up: Go to this controversial topic list, and in your writing journal, in complete sentences, write down one or two topics you may be interested in and why. Then write down two topics you know nothing about. Do a little Google research and explain what makes those topics controversial. (8-10 sentences)
  • L/P/E Posters work time — they're due today by the end of class. :)
  • We'll finish watching "Persepolis" in class today, too!
  • HW: Think about your top 3 topic choices

Week 20: 1.22.18 – 1.26.18 (Finals Week)

Monday 1.22 

  • Put your pink packets in the class basket if you didn't get 6-8 checked off Friday.
  • Parts of Speech Partner review (from Friday, writing journals)
  • "Persepolis": Reading Quiz 2
  • Peer editing of narrative essay final draft – turn in the completed half sheet today or tomorrow in class; your essay is due by midnight TOMORROW NIGHT on Google Classroom. 
  • Take the Kahoot! challenge review for the final (it's due before you take your final). Pin: 0266028
  • Reminder: Quizlet set for vocab and parts of speech for the final — complete two activities by the end of class tomorrow. 
  • HW: Narrative essay due by midnight TOMORROW NIGHT on Google Classroom; EC final review packet due during conference period today or tomorrow!

Tuesday 1.23

  • Pick up your pink packet from the front of class.
  • Quizlet Live: Vocabulary and Parts of Speech Review
  • Go over "Narrative Comics" Assignment — You'll finish after the final test as we watch the film version of "Persepolis" during finals.
  • Continue editing final draft of essay — due by midnight TONIGHT on Google Classroom — turn your peer edit sheet into class basket.
  • Reminder: Quizlet set for vocab and parts of speech for the final — complete two activities by the end of class today. 
  • Kahoot Challenge Pin: 0266028
  • HW: Finish the Kahoot! challenge and study parts of speech and vocab for the semester final; EC final review packet due during conference period today!

Wednesday 1.24

Finals 1, 6 – Vocabulary from Persepolis and Parts of Speech review — then we watch the film "Persepolis", as you start you "Narrative Comics" Assignment

Thursday 1.25

Finals 2, 5 – Vocabulary from Persepolis and Parts of Speech review — then we watch the film "Persepolis", as you start you  "Narrative Comics" Assignment

Friday 1.26

Finals 3, 4 – Vocabulary from Persepolis and Parts of Speech review — then we watch the film "Persepolis", as you start you  "Narrative Comics" Assignment

 

Week 19: 1.16.18 – 1.19.18

Monday 1.15 No School! – Narrative Essay Rough Draft due by midnight Thursday 1.18 

Tuesday 1.16

  • Turn in pink packets in your class basket if you need to have 6-8 checked off.
  • Go over parts of speech practice from Friday together — it's in your writing journal.
  • Check off Persepolis work for parts 2/3 if you didn't check it off Friday — then start working on 4/5 – due in class tomorrow.
  • Work time: Narrative Essay rough draft — due Thursday by midnight — that's a one-day extension; Come show Hunting your prompt choice and reasoning today or tomorrow.
  • HW: Narrative Essay rough draft

Wednesday 1.17

  • Parts of Speech Review Group Activity
  • "Persepolis" Parts 4/5 due in class today – check them off when you're finished.
  • You will have a reading quiz over parts 1-5 tomorrow.
  • Start working on parts 6-8: due by the end of class Friday.
  • Work time: Narrative Essay rough draft — due tomorrow by midnight — Make sure to show Hunting your prompt reasoning today if you didn't check it off yesterday.
  • HW: Narrative Essay

Thursday 1.18

  • "Persepolis" reading quiz; parts 1-5 (on Chromebooks)
  • Go over this narrative essay example together
  • Work time on narrative essay — RD due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom: checking for MLA and 400-word minimum
  • Do you SERIOUSLY still have LOTF checked out?
  • Work time on "Persepolis" parts 6-8 (due by the end of class tomorrow).
  • HW: RD of Narrative Essay due by midnight tonight on Google Classroom​​

Friday 1.19

  • Partner Parts of Speech Review (in writing journals) — we'll go over answers Monday.
  • *You'll also have a 6-8 reading quiz Monday.
  • There is a Quizlet set for vocab and parts of speech for the final — complete two activities by the end of class Tuesday. 
  • Finish "Persepolis" parts 6-8 by the end of class today (I'll take it at the beginning of class Monday if you're struggling to finish today.)
  • Work time on final draft of narrative essay — due by midnight Monday on Google Classroom.
  • Gone yesterday? Come see me to get the link to make up the reading quiz.
  • Don't forget — extra credit review packet — turn in during conference period up to Tuesday.
  • HW: Narrative essay final draft due Monday by midnight on Google Classroom; study for the final using Quizlet

Week 18: 1.8.18 – 1.12.18

Monday 1.8

  • Presentations in class today: first 10-15 minutes of class for final prep/rehearsals
  • Read together: "On Writing Persepolis"
  • Any extra time: work on Part 1 reading, questions and vocab with your table partner 
  • HW: None

Tuesday 1.9

  • Finish presentations from yesterday.
  • Read "Persepolis" through page 32
  • Part 1 Vocab and Chapter Questions both due by the end of class tomorrow
  • If you have time — work on NoRedInk Review Quiz 2 – due Friday by 3 pm
  • HW: None

Wednesday 1.10

  • Warm Up: Finish back side of the parts of speech worksheet we started last week. Turn it into the class basket; we'll go over it tomorrow.
  • Then add your name to each slide you contributed to your team presentation. One team member should submit on Google Classroom after all slides have names.
  • Then — Fill out this Google form about how your team worked together.
  • Work time: Finish part 1 vocab and chapter questions – due by the end of class today.
  • Extra time: Start part 2 and 3 reading questions and vocab – due by the end of class tomorrow.
  • Don't forget: NoRedInk: Parts of Speech Quiz 2 – due Friday by 3 pm
  • HW: None

Thursday 1.11

  • Go over parts of speech worksheet you turned in yesterday.
  • Continue Persepolis reading questions and vocab for parts 2 and 3 — due in class tomorrow.
  • When you finish — read over Narrative Essay Assignment: rough draft due Tuesday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • Don't forget: work on NoRedInk Review Quiz 2 – due tomorrow by 3 pm
  • HW: None

Friday 1.12

  • Parts of Speech Review – Do this in your writing journal with a table partner. (We'll go over it next week.)
  • Read through the Narrative Essay assignment (last one in your pink packet), and fill out the part about which option you'll choose for your essay. The rough draft is due next Wednesday by midnight on Google Classroom.
  • Finish Persepolis reading questions and vocab for parts 2/3 by the end of class; if you need more time, I will check it off first thing Tuesday morning, so finish it over the 3-day weekend.
  • If you have time in class today, start Persepolis work for parts 4/5.
  • Don't forget: work on NoRedInk Review Quiz 2 – due today by 3 pm
  • HW: None

Week 17: 1.3.17 – 1.5.17

Wednesday 1.3

  • New seats today!
  • Welcome Back: Word Crimes
  • Kahoot! – Parts of Speech Review
  • Start Persepolis — please pick up a pink packet from the center table, and write your name on it!
  • Anticipation Questions – Writing Time
  • When you finish writing: NoRedInk – Growth "Quiz"
  • HW: None

Thursday 1.4

  • First 10 minutes of class: Wrap up your anticipation question responses or work on the NoRedInk Growth "Quiz"
  • Class Discussion
  • Start team research project: Research Links and Questions here 
  • Create a shared Google Doc and a shared Google Slides for your team — both should clearly include all team member names.
  • HW: None

Friday 1.5

  • Warm Up: Parts of Speech Review (Front Side Only) – Please pick up a sheet from the center table.
  • Iran Team Research Project: Your finished slides must be shared with me by the end of class.
  • Presentations are MONDAY – You will have the first 10 minutes of class to finalize/prepare.
  • Research Links and Questions here
  • Make sure you're finished with the NoRedInk review "quiz" by 3pm today.
  • Finish with your slides? Start Part 1 reading/vocab in your pink packet — check on book assignments with Hunting — get your assigned book # from the shelf in front.
  • HW: Finish team research project and NoRedInk

Week 16: 12.18.17 – 12.19.17

Monday 12.18

  • Start watching Macbeth film version with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard
  • Alternative Macbeth version in the library — Write a review and submit it on Google Classroom by the end of class tomorrow
  • Gone Friday: Make up the Macbeth Unit Test in the library during class tomorrow!
  • HW: None!

Tuesday 12.19

  • Continue watching Macbeth film version with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard
  • Alternative Macbeth version in the library — Write a review and submit it on Google Classroom by the end of class Today
  • Gone Friday/Yesterday: Make up the Macbeth Unit Test in the library during class today!
  • HW: None!  Have a happy winter break!

Week 15: 12.11.17 – 12.15.17

Monday 12.11

  • Please pick up your writing journals from the front of class. :)
  • Shakespeare Surprise Movies
  • Shakespeare Modern Interpretations Assignment : Here are the groups
  • Assign scenes, roles and come up with ideas — check ideas off with Hunting by the end of class
  • Macbeth #23 is missing! Also… DO YOU STILL HAVE LOTF??
  • Gone Friday? Make up the NoRedInk test today after school!
  • NoRedInk Comma Quiz Retakes — You may come in during conference period for a retake this week if you'd like.
  • Make sure Quizlet Act 3 and 4/5 practice is done today by midnight!
  • HW: Finish Quizlet

Tuesday 12.12

  • Permission slips for Macbeth film: Take one from the center table; it's due Friday!
  • 10th Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Modern Interpretations: Rehearsals and script writing — Your script should be finished by the end of class, edit it as homework, plan costumes/props, start a Snapchat — make sure everyone has a copy for tomorrow, and select your "narrator".
  • NoRedInk Comma Quiz Retakes — You may come in during conference period for a retake this week if you'd like.
  • HW: Prepare for performances – Remember, extra credit for props/costumes.

Wednesday 12.13

  • First thing — download the Kahoot! app on your phone! 
  • Turn in your permission slip to the class basket.
  • First 20ish minutes of class: Final rehearsals — make sure one person from your group submits your script on Google Classroom — include Act # in the title of your document
  • Shakespeare Modern Interpretations – Performances
  • Any extra time: do assignment #7 review notes in yellow packet and Kahoot! challenge
  • NoRedInk Comma Quiz Retakes — You may come in during conference period for a retake this week if you'd like.
  • HW: Study for Friday's unit test 

Thursday 12.14

  • Turn in your permission slip to the class basket.
  • Quizlet Live: Acts 1-5 & Vocab Review
  • Macbeth class survey
  • Kahoot! Class review for Macbeth final
  • Kahoot! Challenge – take it today if you didn't finish it yesterday or try to beat your score: 0937040
  • Remember — everything in your yellow packet is fair game for tomorrow's test! Don't forget to memorize your quotes and study vocab!
  • NoRedInk Comma Quiz Retakes — You may come in during conference period for a retake this week if you'd like.
  • HW: Finish Kahoot! Challenge – unit test prep

(Happy) Friday 12.15

  • Turn your permission slip in to Hunting, and pick up a Scantron from the center table. 
  • Macbeth Final Test — When you're finished with the test, bring me the test, Scantron, and your yellow packet. I'm checking assignment #7 and extra credit reading. Then please work quietly on something else. 
  • Trailer for Macbeth Film
  • HW: None – Unless you forgot the permission slip today! (Bring it Monday!)