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!)

Week 14: 12.4.17 – 12.8.17 (Late Start Week)

Monday 12.4

  • Act 5 Synopsis
  • All-class reading: Act 5, Scenes 4-6 (Malcolm, Menteith, Siward, Soldier, Macduff, Macbeth, Seyton, Messenger)
  • Watch the rest of Act 5 (@2:19-2:42) 
  • Study guide questions should be checked off in class today
  • Diary of Macbeth #6 – Then turn in your writing journal for a check!
  • NoRedInk Practice available before Friday's quiz!
  • HW: None

Tuesday 12.5

Wednesday 12.6 (Late Start 1, 3, 5) 

Thursday 12.7 (Late Start 2, 4, 6)

Friday 12.8

  • NoRedInk – Comma Quiz 
  • Start essay outline assignment – it's due in class Monday (you will have about 15 minutes to wrap it up Monday)
  • Essay outline example and Full play online here for evidence
  • Don't forget: Act 3 and Act 4/5 vocab in Quizlet. I'm checking Quizlet MONDAY to see two activities complete in each set.
  • HW: Finish essay outline assignment, Quizlet vocab practice – due Monday

Week 13: 11.27.17 – 12.1.17

Monday 11.27

Tuesday 11.28

Wednesday 11.29

  • Evolution of Language – As a class, we'll read the article in the link, then work together to answer the 5 questions at the end of the article in your writing journals.
  • Shakespeare's Shade Assignment
  • Start Act 4 and 5 Vocab Quizlet  – Do the "Learn" plus one more activity in Act 3 and 4/5 Set 
  • Work time on NoRedInk
  • HW: NoRedInk – Comma Practice 3

Thursday 11.30

  • Shakespeare Insult Slinging
  • Act 5 Synopsis – Scenes 1-3
  • Reading Act 5, Scenes 1-3: (Doctor, Gentlewoman, Lady Macbeth, Menteith, Angus, Caithness, Lennox, Macbeth, Servant, Seyton)
  • Watch Scenes 1-3 (@ 2:05-2:19)
  • Start vocab/study guide questions for Act 5 
  • NoRedInk: Comma Practice 3 – Due Sunday by midnight
  • HW: NoRedInk – Comma Practice 3

Friday 12.1

  • Please log on to The Camasonian and read the school start time article. Leave a comment about what you think about the newly-announced schedules.
  • Eighth Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Diary of Macbeth/Lady Macbeth: #5
  • Work Time on Act 5 Vocab — due in class
  • Continue work on Act 5 Study Guide Questions, NoRedInk, Quizlet for Act 3 and 4/5 — 2 exercises in each set, and assignment #7 in your yellow packet: review notes from first lecture (notes are in your writing journal), check back through writing journals to make sure you have all entries AND start line memorization for the unit test (2 weeks from today)
  • HW: NoRedInk – Comma Practice 3 (Due Sunday by midnight)

Week 12: 11.20.17 – 11.21.17 (Thanksgiving)

Monday 11.20.17

  • Sign up for "Remind" in class
  • After-school rehearsal TODAY for extra credit actors!
  • Go over Act 2 study guide questions
  • Synopsis: Act 3:  Scenes 1-2 
  • Small-Group Reading: Act 3, Scenes 1-2 (Banquo, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Servant, 1st Murderer, 2nd Murderer)
  • Diary of Macbeth #3 
  • Work time: Act 3 Vocab and study guide questions – both due in class tomorrow
  • If you were not in class last Friday, you need to make up the Act 1-2 quiz after school today or tomorrow
  • HW: Remember — NoRedInk Comma Practice 2 – Due Sunday by midnight

Tuesday 11.21.17

  • First Period: Synopsis Act 3, Scenes 3-4
  • All other classes – Act It Out: Act 3, Scenes 3-4; Watch Scene 4 (@1:21:30-1:35:11) (1st: @59:50-1:36:50)
  • Act 3 vocab and study guide questions due by the end of class
  • Actors — return books to Hunting!
  • If you were not in class last Friday, you need to make up the Act 1-2 quiz after school today
  • HW: Finish NoRedInk Comma Practice 2 – Due Sunday by midnight; Happy Thanksgiving!

Week 11: 11.13.17 – 11.17.17 (Late Starts)

Monday 11.13.17

  • Please pick up your copy of Macbeth.
  • 4th Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Go over Act 1 study guide questions together
  • Act 2 – Scenes 1-2 (Synopsis) – Quick notes in writing journals
  • Watch Act 2, Scenes 1-2 (14 minutes)
  • Start work on Act 2 study guide questions and vocab (due in class Wednesday/Thursday late starts)
  • You will have a quiz FRIDAY over Acts 1-2, vocab and Shakespeare notes -join our class Quizlet 
  • HW: NoRedInk – Comma Practice 2 due this Sunday by midnight

Tuesday 11.14

  • Go to The Camasonian (camasonian.camas.wednet.edu) and read 2 stories; leave a thoughtful comment on each article you read.
  • Act 2 – Scenes 3-4 (Synopsis) – Quick notes in writing journals
  • Watch Act 2 – Scene 3-4 (13 minutes) 
  • Diary of Macbeth #2 
  • Work time on Act 2 vocab and study guide questions (due tomorrow/Thursday by the end of class)
  • Acts 1 & 2 QUIZ (including vocab) and Shakespeare notes Friday! — join our class Quizlet!
  • HW: None

Wednesday 11.15.17 (Late Start 1, 3, 5)

  • Please pick up your copy of Macbeth.
  • 5th Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Equivocation in Macbeth
  • Act 2 Vocab and Study Guide Questions are both due in class today; check them off with me when you're done. 
  • Vocabulary review — Join our class Quizlet and study vocab for Acts 1 and 2 – You need to do 2 of the 8 options available for each (4 exercises total) before the quiz Friday
  • Work time on NoRedInk -"More Comma Practice" — due Sunday by midnight
  • HW: Study for the Friday quiz over Acts 1 and 2, vocab and Shakespeare notes

Thursday 11.16.17 (Late Start 2, 4, 6)

  • Please pick up your copy of Macbeth.
  • 5th Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Equivocation in Macbeth
  • Act 2 Vocab and Study Guide Questions are both due in class today; check them off with me when you're done. 
  • Vocabulary review — Join our class Quizlet and study vocab for Acts 1 and 2 – You need to do 2 of the 8 options available for each (4 exercises total) before the quiz Friday
  • Work time on NoRedInk -"More Comma Practice" — due Sunday by midnight
  • HW: Study for the Friday quiz over Acts 1 and 2, vocab and Shakespeare notes

Friday 11.17.17

  • Extra credit acting next week – signups after quiz
  • Quizlet LIVE review before quiz!
  • Quiz – Shakespeare Notes, Acts 1 & 2 Questions and Vocab
  • Work on NoRedInk when you're done with the quiz.
  • HW: Finish NoRedInk – "Comma Practice 2" – extension?


 

Week 10: 11.6.17 – 11.10.17 (No School Friday)

Monday 11.6.17

  • Let's talk about comma splices!
  • Start reading Macbeth! Act 1 – Scenes 1-3; parts: 3 witches, Duncan, Malcolm, Captain, Angus, Lennox, Ross, Macbeth and Banquo
  • Record reading in your yellow packet
  • HW: None

Tuesday 11.7.17

  • Grab your copy of Macbeth from the shelf in back.
  • Third Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Finish reading Act 1, Scenes 1-3
  • Watch Act 1, Scenes 1-4 (20 minutes)
  • Aim to get Act I Vocab done by the end of class – Add page #s as we read/watch.
  • Start answering study questions for Act 1 in yellow packet
  • HW: Finish Act 1 vocab if not checked off in class

Wednesday 11.8.17

  • Grab your copy of Macbeth from the shelf (now in front).
  • Check off vocab at the beginning of class if you didn't finish yesterday.
  • Macbeth Synopsis — Scenes 5-7
    Reading in groups: Act 1, Scenes 5-7 (p. 31-45 – You need: Lady Macbeth, Messenger, Macbeth, Duncan, Banquo)
  • Watch Act 1, Scenes 5-7 (15 minutes)
  • Any extra time: work time on Act 1 Study Guide Questions – due in class tomorrow or NoRedInk (due Sunday by midnight)
  • HW: None

Thursday 11.9.17

  • Diary of Macbeth/Lady Macbeth #1 – in your writing journal.
  • Kahoot! Comma splice practice
  • Finish Act 1 Study Guide Questions in class today – due by the end of class.
  • Work time on NoRedInk comma practice – Check in with me as you need help; it's due Sunday by midnight!
  • HW: NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight (Comma Practice 1)

Friday 11.10.17 (No School – Veteran's Day)

Week 9: 10.30.17 – 11.3.17

Monday 10.30.17

  • New seats today!
  • Please pick up your graded writing journals from the front of class.
  • Hand back papers/tests from last week
  • Shakespeare's Words, New Words, and Your Words – Lecture 
  • Your essays should be graded (I hope) by the end of the week.
  • HW: Work on your 10 new words assignment (come to class with at least half done tomorrow); it's due tomorrow in class.

Tuesday 10.31.17 (Happy Halloween!)

  • Pick up a yellow Macbeth packet off the center table.
  • History of Halloween – since we're talking about the evolution of language…
  • Share your new words so far in groups of 2-4
  • Finish 10 new words assignment; due today in class in Google Classroom
  • When you're done: share your favorite new word here
  • Start anticipation guide questions when you finish your words (class discussion tomorrow for points) – Check it off w/Hunting when you're done.
  • NoRedInk – work on the comma assignment when you're finished with the anticipation guide questions. (It's due Sunday by midnight).
  • HW: Finish anticipation guide questions

Wednesday 11.1.17

Thursday 11.2.17

  • Second Thing You Didn't Know About Shakespeare
  • Wrap up class discussion from yesterday
  • Finish online research assignment today in class
  • Start Act I Vocab in your yellow packet (minus page #s) – Check it off if you finish in class today. (It's due tomorrow in class).
  • Don't forget NoRedInk comma assignment — due Sunday by midnight
  • HW: None!

Friday 11.3.17

  • If you didn't check off your online research assignment yesterday — come check it off first thing!
  • Example essay A and B
  • Check essay grades in Skyward and open essays in Docs
  • Essay review assignment – due in class today
  • When you're done — take the short essay review quiz (link on the board) – in class today
  • Don't forget — NoRedInk – comma assignment! If you're finished — star the practice assignment that's due next week.
  • Any extra time: Finish Act 1 Vocab assignment as homework — due in class Monday
  • HW: NoRedInk comma assignment due Sunday by midnight. We start reading Macbeth Monday!

Week 8: 10.23.17 – 10.27.17 (Homecoming Week)

 Monday 10.23.17 (Hat Day)

  • Writing Warm Up: Lord of the Flies with Girls — Respond to the article in at least 5 sentences in your writing journal after you read the article.
  • Final paper due this Thursday by midnight – Continue to work on editing in class — your self/peer editing checklist is due in class Thursday.
  • Study guide work time — it's due tomorrow at the beginning of class!
  • C, D or F? Mandatory NoRedInk quiz retakes after school today through Thursday (A or B can come, too).
  • If you had a zero on the NoRedInk quiz, but you took it — show me your computer during work time today.
  • HW: Finish study guide for LOTF unit final

Tuesday 10.24.17 (Safari/Tourist Day)

  • Turn in your finished study guide to your class basket for a check.
  • Writing Warm Up: Describe how your team worked together throughout this unit. Do you feel like there were any "Jacks", "Piggys" or "Ralphs" in your group? What worked well and what didn't work well? Draw any comparison you can between your teamwork and the novel. (5-7 sentences)
  • When you're done — turn in your writing journal into class piles in the front.
  • Go over any study guide questions
  • TEAM Kahoot!
  • HW: Study for the final!

Wednesday 10.25.17 (Teacher/Student Swap Day)

  • Lord of the Flies FINAL – Please pick up a scantron from the center table, and make sure you have a pencil for the test. 
  • When you're done — bring me your scantron and test, and work on your essay peer and self-editing sheet for the remainder of class.
  • We start the movie tomorrow. :)
  • NoRedInk Quiz retakes after school today and tomorrow! 
  • HW: Continue editing for final draft (due tomorrow by midnight)

Thursday 10.26.17 (Socks with Sandals Day)

  • Please pick up a final self-edit checklist from the center table.
  • Continue to work on editing your papers in class — your peer/self-edit checklist is due tomorrow (turn it in today if you're ready).
  • Your paper is due by midnight tonight on Google Classroom. Do not submit your paper until you have gone through the final checklist
  • Watch LOTF Movie (1h32m)
  • Final grades are in Skyward. Make-up tests today in library. 
  • Reminder: Take your books back to the library! (on your own time).
  • NoRedInk Quiz Retakes After school today, Wednesday and Thursday
  • HW: Final paper due  tonight by midnight on Google Classroom

Friday 10.27.17 (Color War)!

Week 7: 10.16.17-10.20.17 (Late Start Week)

Monday 10.16.17

  • Read second half of ch. 12 together
  • Ch. 10-12 questions – due tomorrow by the end of class; there's a writing section on this one! 
  • Go over essay assignment in blue packet – rough draft due Thursday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • I need your "leader" by the end of class today – start research once you're checked off today (2 sources in your essay)
  • You need your Chromebook in class for the rest of the week.
  • HW: Study – NoRedInk Quiz Friday 

Tuesday 10.17.17

  • Team Kahoot! – MLA Formatting
  • MLA Page Setup
  • Tomorrow's/Thursday's team academic challenge is a spelling bee over vocab words — so STUDY! (*Friday team physical challenge*)
  • Work time on RD of paper and 10-12 team questions (questions due by the end of class today for team points).
  • Survivor scoreboard update! 
  • HW: NoRedInk Quiz Friday – Make sure you're ready! There is a practice assignment loaded if you need to review.

Wednesday 10.18.17 (Late start, 1, 3, 5) 

  • Team academic challenge – spelling bee!
  • Go over 10-12 questions together
  • Work time on RD of paper – due tomorrow by midnight on Google Classroom; I'm checking MLA format, 2 sources in Works Cited, thesis statement and word count = 500
  • HW: RD of paper due tomorrow by midnight on Google Classroom; NoRedInk Quiz Friday – make sure you're ready. There is a practice assignment loaded if you need to review.

Thursday 10.19.17 (Late start, 2, 4, 6)

  • Team academic challenge – spelling bee!
  • Work time on RD of paper – due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom; I'm checking MLA format, 2 sources in Works Cited, thesis statement and word count = 500
  • HW: RD of paper due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom; NoRedInk Quiz Friday – make sure you're ready.

Friday 10.20.17

  • NoRedInk Quiz – When you're done, pick up a study guide for the LOTF Unit Final and a self/peer editing checklist in class from the center table.
  • Final survivor physical challenge!
  • Go over 10-12 questions together
  • HW: (Optional) Editing on essay — due next Thursday by midnight; Study guide work – due Tuesday at the beginning of class

Week 6: 10.9.17 – 10.12.17

Monday 10.9

  • Physical team challenge
  • Survivor scoreboard update
  • Chapter 7-9 questions due in class today
  • Work on the drawings for vocab 7-9 (this assignment is due at the beginning of class tomorrow).
  • Any extra time – start NoRedInk Parts of Speech: Part 3 (due Sunday by midnight) or create a quizlet for the vocab quiz tomorrow.
  • HW: Study for tomorrow's vocab quiz! 

Tuesday 10.10

  • Turn your blue packet into the class basket if you didn't get vocab drawings checked off yesterday.
  • Vocab 4-6 Quiz Update – Answer key issue
  • Vocab 7-9 quiz (19+ teams get points) – Work on NoRedInk when you're done.
  • Academic Team Challenge
  • Go over ch. 7-9 questions together
  • Read chapter 10 together – I start, you finish
  • HW: Finish reading ch. 10 (quiz tomorrow); NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight

Wednesday 10.11

  • Short Ch. 10 reading quiz – Work on NoRedInk when you're done.
  • Survivor Scoreboard Update! 
  • Read Ch. 11 together with volunteer readers
  • Work time on 10-12 vocab (due by the end of class tomorrow) – use Oxford English Dictionary (create an account)
  • HW: NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight

Thursday 10.12

  • 5-Minute Writing Warm Up and Short Discussion: What does it mean to be a great leader? Name at least three characteristics of a great leader, and provide at least one example of someone you believe is a great leader.
  • Survivor Scoreboard Update – 1 point for perfect ch. 10 quiz scores
  • Survivor Game Update – no final, extra credit on final
  • Read first half of ch.12 together
  • Work time on 10-12 vocab (due by the end of class) – – use Oxford English Dictionary – (create an account)
  • Gone Wednesday? Make up the quiz: goo.gl/M72HTK
  • HW: NoRedInk due Sunday by midnight – Have a great 3-day weekend! :)