Week 36: 5.21.18-5.25.18 (ITW)

Monday 5.21.18

  • Next 10 spelling words — you'll have a quiz over only these 10 this Thursday (it will be combined with your part 2 vocab/chapter 7-12 quiz)
  • Focus on steps 5-6 this week for your travel research project: packing list and letter home; both due next Monday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • Read ch. 10 out loud – you read 11 silently — answer ch. 10 + 11 questions and check them off by the end of class (or beginning of class tomorrow)
  • HW: Part 2 vocab due by midnight tomorrow night on Google Classroom

Tuesday 5.22.18

  • Check off ch. 10 + 11 questions at the beginning of class if you didn't check them off yesterday
  • Read page 25 aloud with your partner; Thoreau and Into the Wild
  • Go over EC Thoreau assignment — it's due by midnight, Thursday, June 14 — the night before finals 
  • Focus on steps 5-6 this week for your travel research project: packing list and letter home; both due next Monday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • HW: Part 2 vocab due by midnight tonight on Google Classroom – quiz over reading/vocab and spelling Thursday!

Wednesday 5.23.18

  • Start reading ch. 12 aloud in class you finish reading silently
  • Start ch. 12 essay — it's due next Wednesday by midnight
  • Focus on steps 5-6 this week for your travel research project: packing list and letter home; both due Monday by midnight on Google Classroom — Get them done in class this week, and you don't have homework over the 3-day weekend! 
  • Study for tomorrow's quiz over reading/vocab and spelling!

Thursday 5.24.18

  • Reading, vocab part 2 and spelling quiz — last 10 words only
  • Read ch. 13 aloud in class 
  • Focus on steps 5-6 this week for your travel research project: packing list and letter home; both due Monday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • Work time on ch. 12 short essay — due next Wednesday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • HW: Work on steps 5-6 — due Monday by midnight on Google Classroom; ch. 12 essay — due next Wednesday by midnight

Friday 5.25.18

  • *Kerri Tomlinson – guest speaker! 
  • *No school NEXT Monday — Have a great 3-day weekend! :) 
  • HW: Work on steps 5-6 — due Monday by midnight on Google Classroom; ch. 12 essay — due next Wednesday by midnight

Week 35: 5.14.18 – 5.18.18 (ITW)

Monday 5.14.18

  • Travel Research Project: Focus on steps 2, 3, and 4 this week (that's your intro, itinerary and budget) — All three are due Sunday by midnight on Google Classroom. You may put your intro and itinerary in one Doc, but your budget needs to be in a separate Google Sheet.
  • Read ch. 6 in class today — start aloud, you finish silently.
  • Short answer ch. 6 due by the end of class — if you don't finish it, Hunting will check it off Wednesday at the beginning of class. (I'm gone tomorrow.)
  • Absent Friday? You need to make up the spelling quiz after school today.
  • HW: Study for tomorrow's part 1 vocab/reading ch. 1-6 QUIZ

Tuesday 5.15.18 (Hunting gone today)

  • Ch.1-6 vocab and reading quiz today on Chromebooks
  • When you're done with the quiz, read ch. 7 then complete ch. 7 review questions (Hunting will check them off at the beginning of class tomorrow.)
  • Work time on steps 2-4 of TRP (due Sunday by midnight on Google Classroom)
  • HW: TRP – Steps 2-4 due Sunday by midnight

Wednesday 5.16.18

  • Check off ch. 7 questions at the beginning of class
  • Split up partner vocab for part 2 — due next Tuesday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • Work time on steps 2-4 (due Sunday by midnight on Google Classroom)
  • Hunting starts reading ch. 8 aloud — you finish silently
  • Ch. 8 questions due by the end of class today (or check them off at the beginning of class tomorrow)
  • HW: TRP – Steps 2-4 due Sunday by midnight; part 2 vocab due next Tuesday by midnight

Thursday 5.17.18

  • Review spelling quiz from last week! Key A and Key B
  • Ch. 8 questions — check them off at the beginning of class if you didn't finish yesterday
  • Read Ch. 9 in class today — Hunting starts aloud, you finish silently
  • Start Ch. 9 partner activity — due by the end of class tomorrow
  • Work time on TRP Steps 2-4 and part 2 partner vocab
  • HW: TRP – Steps 2-4 due Sunday by midnight; part 2 vocab due next Tuesday by midnight

Friday 5.18.18

  • Ch. 9 partner activity due by the end of class
  • Work   time on TRP Steps 2-4
  • HW: TRP – Steps 2-4 due Sunday by midnight on Google Classroom; don't forget partner vocab due Tuesday by midnight

Week 34: 5.7.18 – 5.11.18 (ITW)

Monday 5.7.18

  • Next 10 spelling words this week! (now we're at 30 — quiz THIS Friday!)
  • Class discussion on Anticipation Activity
  • Finish reading ch. 1-2 and work on chapters 1-2 questions (due in class tomorrow)
  • Work time on partner vocab assignment (due tomorrow by midnight)
  • HW: Part 1 partner vocab due tomorrow by midnight; ch. 1-2 questions due at the beginning of class tomorrow

Tuesday 5.8.18

  • Start Travel Bucket List Assignment – Check off this assignment and ch. 1-2 questions in the first few minutes of class.
  • Go over travel research project together; your chosen country is due by the end of class tomorrow, but you will probably end up telling me today. :) 
  • Once you've told me your country, share your NoodleTools account to my "Period 4-Country Research Project" inbox.
  • Work time on partner vocab (due tonight by midnight).
  • HW: Partner vocab due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom

Wednesday 5.9.18

  • Quick spelling review — whiteboards? :)
  • Start ch. 3 aloud together — you finish reading silently in class today. Ch. 3 questions are due by the end of class today.
  • Rest of class: work time on travel bucket list research assignment. If you realize your country isn't big enough for this project, you may change it — but let me know ASAP. Also, make sure your project is shared with my inbox on NoodleTools: "Period __-Country Research Project"
  • HW: 10 note cards are due on NoodleTools this Sunday by midnight

Thursday 5.10.18

  • Start reading ch. 4 aloud together — you finish silently, then work on chapter questions. We'll read the start of ch. 5 aloud tomorrow. Ch. 4-5 questions are due tomorrow by the end of class.
  • Work time: travel bucket list research assignment (note cards); here are some travel research links
  • HW: 10 note cards are due on NoodleTools this Sunday by midnight; study 30 spelling words

Friday 5.11.18

  • 30-word spelling quiz
  • Read ch . 5 — start aloud, you finish silently.
  • Ch. 4-5 questions are due by the end of class — get them stamped today!
  • Work time: travel bucket list research assignment; here are some travel research links
  • You'll have a ch. 1-6 reading and part 1 vocab quiz next Tuesday! 
  • HW: 10 note cards are due on NoodleTools this Sunday by midnight; study vocab for Tuesday quiz! 

Week 33: 4.30.18 – 5.4.18 (Start ITW)

Monday 4.30.18

  • Wrap up SBAC testing in class; if you need more time, you'll head to the library first thing tomorrow morning.
  • Please ensure you turn in your library books from the independent book unit this week!
  • HW: None

Tuesday 5.1.18

  • Please ensure you turn in your library books from the independent book unit this week!
  • Tomorrow we'll have a guest speaker from Barcelona via Skype. Today we'll research her through her blog: "A Little Adrift".
  • First — we'll watch this Video about Shannon
  • "A Little Adrift" Research Assignment
  • HW: Submit website research on Google Classroom by midnight tonight if you didn't finish in class.

Wednesday 5.2.18

  • Guest speaker Shannon from "A Little Adrift" — Skype Day! 
  • HW: None!

Thursday 5.3.18 

  • First: read THIS (from our guest speaker yesterday).
  • Then: Writing Warm Up (in your writing journal): Think about our guest speaker, Shannon, from yesterday… What did you learn? What did you find most interesting? What's a different question you thought of since we spoke with her? How did listening to her change the way you view travel for your own life? (5-8 sentences)
  • When you're finished, pick up a green ITW packet and a book (tell me the #)
  • Sign a thank you card for Shannon
  • Start Anticipation Assignment for ITW: #1-5 today (#6-10 tomorrow)
  • Start partner vocab — it's due next Tuesday by midnight
  • HW: partner vocab due Tuesday by midnight on GC

Friday 5.4.18

  • Anticipation Assignment for ITW: #6-10; check it off w/Hunting when you're done — we'll have a short class discussion on these Monday (you'll also get your next 10 spelling words next week, FYI).
  • Continue partner vocab — it's due next Tuesday by midnight; Make sure you share your Docs with each other!
  • Intro and Trailer for Into the Wild
  • Start reading Ch. 1 aloud — continue silent reading ch. 1 — finish it over the weekend if you're not done. 
  • HW: partner vocab due Tuesday by midnight on GC

Week 32: 4.23.18 – 4.27.18 (SBA Testing, Late Start Week)

Monday 4.23.18

  • Smarter Balanced testing in class all week
  • HW: NOW EXTRA CREDIT: Phase 4 due Sunday by midnight

Tuesday 4.24.18

  • Smarter Balanced testing in class all week
  • HW: NOW EXTRA CREDIT: Phase 4 due Sunday by midnight

Wednesday 4.25.18 (Late Start 1, 3, 5)

  • Smarter Balanced testing in class all week
  • HW: NOW EXTRA CREDIT: Phase 4 due Sunday by midnight

Thursday 4.26.18 (Late Start 2, 4, 6)

  • Smarter Balanced testing in class all week
  • HW: NOW EXTRA CREDIT: Phase 4 due Sunday by midnight

Friday 4.27.18 (Regular TLT)

  • Smarter Balanced testing in class all week
  • HW: NOW EXTRA CREDIT: Phase 4 due Sunday by midnight

Week 31: 4.16.18-4.20.18 (Week before SBA Testing)

Monday 4.16.18

  • Start next 10 spelling words
  • Linking Verb Review #2 
  • Parts of Speech short quiz
  • NoRedInk Writing this week — start today — due Sunday by midnight
  • Work time in class —  independent reading unit phase 4 test due next Sunday by midnight (4.29) — Make sure you're using Google Forms (settings – "quiz mode" on)
  • HW: None

Tuesday 4.17.18

  • Take the first 5 minutes of class to study your spelling words.
  • Review all 20 spelling words with team spelling  
  • Work time on NoRedInk writing — due Sunday by midnight
  • Work time in class — independent reading unit phase 4 test — due next Sunday by midnight
  • Gone yesterday? See Hunting to take the parts of speech quiz
  • Gone Friday? See Hunting before you take the NoRedInk confusing words quiz
  • HW: Study 20 spelling words for Friday quiz!

Wednesday 4.18.18

  • SBA Practice Test: Lang Vocab/Read Lit
  • Work time on NoRedInk writing – due Sunday by midnight
  • Work time in class — independent reading unit phase 4 test due next Sunday by midnight
  • HW: Phase 4 and NoRedInk Writing due Sunday by midnight; Study 20 spelling words for Friday quiz!

Thursday 4.19.18

  • Quick spelling word review w/whiteboards!
  • SBA Practice Test: Research/Read Info
  • Phase 4 due NEXT Sunday by midnight — independent reading unit 
  • Work time on NoRedInk writing – due THIS Sunday by midnight
  • HW: Phase 4 and NoRedInk Writing; Study 20 spelling words for tomorrow's quiz! 

Friday 4.20.18

Week 30: 4.9.18 – 4.13.18 (Week after SB – Ind. book)

Monday 4.9.18 (Room 108 for the rest of the year!)

  • Welcome back! :) 
  • Read through comments in persuasive papers and go through Google Forms questions.
  • First 10 spelling words today
  • Start phase 3 of independent reading unit (due Sunday by midnight)
  • End of class — Please turn in your writing journals to the front of class!
  • HW: Phase 3 due Sunday by midnight

Tuesday 4.10.18

  • New Seats Today
  • NoRedInk – Check-In "Quiz": Confusing Words Review
  • Continue phase 3 of independent reading unit  (due Sunday by midnight)
  • Spelling word check-in
  • HW: Phase 3 due Sunday by midnight

Wednesday 4.11.18 

  • Spelling whiteboard practice in class — 10-word spelling quiz tomorrow!
  • NoRedInk confusing words practice — complete the practice by Friday before you take the quiz.
  • Continue reading and phase 3 of independent reading unit  (due Sunday by midnight)
  • HW: Study these 10 spelling words for the quiz tomorrow; Phase 3 due Sunday by midnight

Thursday 4.12.18

  • Spelling Quiz!
  • After you're done with the quiz — please pick up your writing journal from the front of class and work on NoRedInk practice or Phase 3.
  • Affect/effect and who/whom practice together
  • Continue reading and phase 3 of independent reading unit (due Sunday by midnight)
  • HW: NoRedInk Confusing Word Quiz TOMORROW (practice due before the quiz); Phase 3 due Sunday by midnight

Friday 4.13.18 (Prom assembly &TLT schedule)

  • Confusing Words QUIZ on NoRedInk
  • Review spelling quiz from yesterday (if you were gone yesterday — make up this quiz first *before the NoRedInk quiz)
  • Parts of speech practice and linking verb review
  • Continue reading and phase 3 of independent reading unit  (due Sunday by midnight) — If you finished phase 3, start phase 4 (make your test on Google Forms and under settings turn "quiz" on)
  • HW: Phase 3 due Sunday by midnight

 

Week 29: 3.26.18 – 3.30.18 (Week before Spring Break, Week 2 Speeches)

Monday 3.26 (Meet in the library all week)

Tuesday 3.27

Wednesday 3.28

Thursday 3.29

Friday 3.30

Week 28: 3.19.18 – 3.23.18 (Library, Speeches Week 1)

Monday 3.19.18 (Library all week)

  • Forecasting today — counselors in class
  • Reminder: The reflection and self-assessment assignment in the purple packet is due the day you give your speech — before your speech.
  • Final drafts due by midnight TONIGHT on turnitin.com and Google Classroom
  • Final draft checklist
  • Any late papers received after midnight tonight that are submitted Tuesday, will lose 25 points or 10% off your final score. Late papers beyond Tuesday WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED and will be a zero in the gradebook (unless we've talked about a change due to absences, IEP, etc.)
  • THIS IS THE FINAL SPEECH CALENDAR!
  • HW: Final draft submission; speech prep

Tuesday 3.20.18 (Library all week)

Wednesday 3.21.18 (Library all week)

  • Speeches continue today! 
  • Make sure you check off your book with Hunting today in class (if you didn't yesterday)
  • Answer these questions about the book you chose by midnight tonight
  • Phase 1 is due next Monday by midnight on Google Classroom
  • THIS IS THE FINAL SPEECH CALENDAR
  • HW: Independent reading questions due tonight; phase 1 due next Monday by midnight on Google Classroom

Thursday 3.22.18 (Library all week)

Friday 3.22.18 (Library all week)

Week 27: 3.12.18 – 3.16.18 (Writing conferences, final draft editing, class in library)

Monday 3.12.18 (Class meets in the library)

  • Your rough draft is due tonight by midnight on Google Classroom! — Remember the rough draft checklist in your purple packet!
  • Go over peer editing assignment (check them off through Thursday)
  • Writing conferences begin today
  • Your final draft is due next MONDAY, March 19th by midnight.
  • HW: Finish rough draft writing — due by midnight TONIGHT on Google Classroom!

Tuesday 3.13.18 (Class meets in the library)

  • Go over paper rubric
  • Create a new document for final draft — since I have your rough draft still — use the template for MLA (this should fix page # issues): docs.google.com — Title it: Sophomore Persuasive Topic
  • Peer editing – all 3 rounds due Friday by the end of class
  • Writing conferences continue
  • Your final draft is due next MONDAY, March 19th by midnight
  • HW: Final draft writing

Wednesday 3.14.18 (Class meets in the library)

  • Peer editing — all 3 rounds due Friday by the end of class
  • Final draft editing and writing conferences
  • Your final draft is due next MONDAY, March 19th by midnight!
  • HW: Final draft writing

Thursday 3.15.18 (Class meets in the library – 4th period room 107)

  • Peer editing — all 3 rounds due by the end of class tomorrow
  • Sign up for speeches schedule today!
  • Final draft writing
  • Your final draft is due next MONDAY, March 19th by midnight!
  • HW: Final draft writing

Friday 3.16.18 (Library)

  • Go over speech rubric and tips
  • Forecasting and speech prep Monday; speech rehearsal Tuesday
  • THIS IS THE FINAL SPEECH CALENDAR
  • Sign up for turnitin.com with join codes today
  • Final draft checklist
  • Don't forget — The reflection and self-assessment assignment is due the day you give your speech, before your speech.
  • Final draft writing and last writing conferences today
  • Check off peer editing rounds in class Monday
  • Your final draft is due next MONDAY, March 19th by midnight on turnitin.com then Google Classroom
  • HW: Final draft writing