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Week of December 10-14

13 Dec

Monday

  1. Bellwork–Receive Bellwork Journals
  2. Peer Review CIR Playlist Assignment
  3. Today's PP: Dec. 10
  4. Homework:
    1. CIR Playlist due assignment due tomorrow

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Today's PP: Dec. 11
  3. Small Group work; answer questions 1-17 for chapter 19-26: The Catcher in the Rye DQ 19-26, Chpt. 19-26 questions add on
  4. Large Group Graded Discussion to be finished tomorrowy
  5. Homework:  None

 

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–Quickwrite (see PP)
  2. Today's PP: Dec. 12
  3. Finish Large Group Graded Discussion
  4. No quiz tomorrow
  5. Homework: 
    1. All assignments for grading must be in by Friday afternoon; Mrs. Tomlinson will not grade any assignments from before break when she returns.

 

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Today's PP: Dec. 13
  3. Watch Death of a Salesman
  4. Homework:
    1. All assignments for grading must be in by Friday afternoon; Mrs. Tomlinson will not grade any assignments from before break when she returns.

 

Friday

  1. Bellwork: None
  2. Watch Death of a Salesman
  3. Homework:
    1. All assignments for grading must be in by Friday afternoon; Mrs. Tomlinson will not grade any assignments from before break when she returns.
  4. Happy Holidays!
 
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Week of Dec. 3-7

04 Dec

Monday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Today's PP: Dec. 3
  3. Receive CIR Playlist Assignment: Holden's Playlist Assignment
  4. Read Silently
  5. I conference with you about your college/scholarship/personal statement essay.
  6. Homework:
    1. MENTOR STUDENT AGREEMENT FORM DUE TOMORROW 12/4!
    2. Read to the end of the book by Friday 12/7
    3. Complete Facebook Status Update for Chapters 21-26 due Friday 12/7
    4. Pick two songs and bring lyrics to class for CIR Playlist Assignment due Thursday 12/6
    5. Bellwork Journal Due Friday 12/7.
  7. If you are absent: Look at the PP; see homework; read through CIR Assignment.

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Hand in Mentor/Student Agreement Form
  3. Today's PP: Dec. 4
  4. Read Silently
  5. I conference with you about your college/scholarship/personal statement essay.
  6. Homework: 
    1. Read to the end of the book by Friday
    2. Complete Facebook Status Update for Chapters 21-26 due Friday
    3. Pick two songs and bring lyrics to class for CIR Playlist Assignment due Thursday 12/6
    4. Bellwork Journal Due Friday 12/7.
  7. If you are absent: Look at the PP; see homework.

 

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–"I am a Rock" Song
  2. Today's PP: Dec. 5
  3. "I am a Rock" Song Lyrics: I am a Rock Lyrics
  4. Example Rationale Paragraphs: CIR Rationale example
  5. Read first 20 minutes
  6. Theme/Quote Assignment (see PP)
  7. I conference with you about your college/scholarship/personal statement essay.
  8. Homework: 
    1. Read to the end of the book by Friday
    2. Complete Facebook Status Update for Chapters 21-26 due Friday
    3. Pick two songs and bring lyrics to class for CIR Playlist Assignment due Thursday 12/6
    4. Bellwork Journal Due Friday 12/7.
  9. If you are absent: Look at the PP; see homework
  10. Periods 4 & 6 Meet in Lab 200; period 5 meet in Lab 503 tomorrow

 

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–None; Periods 4 & 6 Meet in Lab 200; period 5 meet in Lab 503
  2. Song Choices due at beginning of class
  3. Today's PP: Dec. 6
  4. Begin Rough Draft of CIR Playlist assignment
  5. Homework:
    1. Read to the end of the book by Friday
    2. Complete Facebook Status Update for Chapters 21-26 due Friday
    3. Bellwork Journal Due Friday 12/7
  6. If you are absent: See PowerPoint

 

Friday

  1. Bellwork: Organize Bellwork journals
  2. List of Bellwork Entries: Bellwork 10-15 thorugh 12-7
  3. Hand in Facebook Assignment for chpts. 21-26
  4. Today's PP: Dec. 7
  5. Small group discussion over end of book: The Catcher in the Rye DQ 19-26
  6. Homework: Rough Draft of CIR Assignment due Monday 12/10
  7. If you are absent: See PowerPoint
 
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Week of Nov. 26-30

26 Nov

Monday

  1. Bellwork–Psychoanalytic Perspective Handout
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 26
  3. Answer questions on PP
  4. Homework: Read Chapter 15; complete Facebook Status Update in Bellwork Journals 
  5. Weekly Reading: Be through chapter 17 by Friday.  Take notes on Museum of Natural History and Holden's date/relationship with Sally.
  6. If you are absent: Look at the PP; Complete Number's 3 & 4.

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–See Powerpoint
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 27
  3. Listen to NPR articles and watch video on PP (open powerpoint in view status and click on link).  To read the Pink Monkey Article in PP, click on this link: Salinger Background Info.
  4. Homework: Be through chapter 17 by Friday.  Take notes on Museum of Natural History and Holden's date/relationship with Sally.
  5. If you are absent: Open the PowerPoint (Today's PP) and listen to NPR articles (see #3 for instructions) and read the Pink Monkey article (see #3 above for link); Take notes in your Bellwork Journal.
  6. See Powerpoint for other long term homework/announcements.

 

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–Vocab
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 28
  3. Small group discussion; link to discussion questions: Discussion Questions Chapter 10-15
  4. Homework: Be through chapter 17 by Friday.  Take notes on Museum of Natural History and Holden's date/relationship with Sally.
  5. See Powerpoint for other long term homework/announcements.
  6. If you are absent: Open the PowerPoint (Today's PP) read through; print out discussion questions and answer in your bellwork journal.

 

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–See PowerPoint
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 29
  3. Graded large group discussion based on yesterday's discussion questions.
  4. See Powerpoint for other long term homework/announcements.
  5. Homework: Be through chapter 17 by Friday.  Take notes on Museum of Natural History and Holden's date/relationship with Sally.
  6. See Powerpoint for other long term homework/announcements.
  7. If you are absent: See me for alternative assignment.

 

Friday

  1. Bellwork: Pop Quiz
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 30
  3. Read Poem "Coming Thro' the Rye" : Coming Thro The Rye
  4. Discuss major symbols and themes
  5. See PowerPoint for other long term homework/announcements
  6. Homework: Be through chapter 17 by Friday.  Take notes on Museum of Natural History and Holden's date/relationship with Sally.
  7. See Powerpoint for other long term homework/announcements.
  8. If you are absent: See me about making up the quiz and talk to someone about the note taken..
 
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Week of Nov. 19-23

19 Nov

Monday

  1. Bellwork–Adulthood Quickwrite; see PP
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 19
  3. Small Group Discussion
  4. Discussion Questions: The Catcher in the Rye DQ 1-7
  5. Homework: Read chapters 8 & 9 
  6. If you are absent: Look at the PP; complete the quickwrite in your bellwork journal and download the discussion questions; complete those and hand in when done.

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–Parallels between Holden's world and yours
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 20
  3. Finish Small Group Discussion from yesterday
  4. Large Group discussion
  5. Homework:
    • Read chapters 10-14 by Monday.  Write a discussion question for each chapter.
  6. If you are absent: Complete the discussion questions (see Monday's Post for questions); Complete the above reading.

 

Wednesday

  1. No school :-) Enjoy

 

Thursday

  1. Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Friday

  1. No School!  Enjoy! :-)

 

 
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Week of Nov. 12-16

13 Nov

Monday

  1. No school
  2. Enjoy! :-)

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–Grammar Refresher (see PP for Bellwork)
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 13
  3. Peer Edit Essays
  4. Homework:
    • Rewrite essay incorporating editing changes
    • Essay and all drafts + yellow revising/editing worksheet due at the beginning of next class.

Wednesday–Late Start

  1. Bellwork–Reflection MEMO
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 14-15
  3. Checkout Catcher in the Rye (CIR)
  4. Reading Time
  5. Homework: Read; you must be up to Chapter 8 by Monday.  Facebook Status Update HW (see PowerPoint). 

 

Thursday–Late Start

  1. Bellwork–Reflection MEMO
  2. Today's PP: Nov. 14-15
  3. Checkout Catcher in the Rye (CIR)
  4. Homework: Read; you must be up to Chapter 8 by Monday. Facebook Status Update HW (see PowerPoint).
  5.  

Friday

  1. Bellwork–Holden: First Impressions
  2. Today's  PP: Nov. 16
  3. Copy Down Vocab
  4. Reading Time 
  5. Homework: Read; you must be up to Chapter 8 by Monday. Facebook Status Update HW (see PowerPoint).
 
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Week of Nov. 5-9

02 Nov

Monday

  1. Bellwork Journals–Mrs. Liebe here 4th and 5th
  2. How to write a college essay
  3. Today's PP: Writing an Outstanding College Admissions Essay
  4. Essay Prompts: Essay Topics
  5. Sample Essays: Sample College Admin Essays
  6. Homework: 
    • Find Prompt; brainstorm ideas for prompt

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–Traits of strong writing
  2. Traits of Strong Writing
  3. Today's PP: Nov. 6
  4. Finish reading accepted college essays
  5. Essay drafting time (hand written)
  6. Tomorrow All classes meet in Lab 100
  7. Homework:
    • work on draft of essay

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–
  2. All Classes meet in Lab 100
  3. Write Essay Draft
  4. Today's PP: Nov. 7
  5. Homework: Finish essay draft

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–Self Analysis
  2. Peer Review for content
  3. All classes report to Lab 100 tomorrow
  4. Today's PP: Nov. 8
  5. If you were absent:  look over powerpoint, print out peer feedback form and complete peer review form; revise essay after receiving feedback
  6. Peer Feedback Form
  7. Homework: Goals for revision

 

Friday

  1. Bellwork–
  2. Today's  PP: Nov. 9
  3. Revise Essay
  4. Final Essay due Wed. Nov. 14 Period 5; Thurs. Nov. 15 Periods 4 & 6.
  5. Homework: Revisions due for editing workshop Tuesday 11/13/2012
 
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Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2

29 Oct

Monday

  1. Bellwork Journals–Essay Notes–See PP
  2. Today's PP: Oct. 29
  3. Essay Assignment: Style Analysis essay TTTC
  4. Pers. 4 & 5 meet in Lab 200 Tuesday
  5. Per. 6 Meet in Lab 100 Tuesday
  6. Homework: 
    • None

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–TTTC Themes List
  2. Identify theme for essay; locate support for theme
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 30
  4. Homework:
    • Draft Thesis for Style Analysis in Bellwork Journal
    • Finish Blue Handout/Worksheet
    • Pers. 4 & 5 Meet in Lab 503 Wed.
    • Per. 6 Meet in Lab 100 Wed.

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Style Analysis draft writing time in Computer Lab
  3. Sign up for Turnitin.com
  4. Today's PP: Oct. 31
  5. Homework: None

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. All classes report to Lab 100
  3. Today's PP: Nov. 1
  4. Upload Senior Project Proposal to Google Docs; see PowerPoint for Instructions; Due by Nov. 6
  5. Style Analysis draft writing time. 
  6. Draft Due tomorrow
  7. Homework: Finish Draft

 

Friday

  1. Bellwork–See PP
  2. Today's  PP: Nov. 2
  3. Peer Review Worksheet: Peer Feedback Form
  4. Peer Review Time
  5. If you were absent:  look over powerpoint, print out peer feedback form and complete peer review form; revise essay after receiving feedback.
  6. Homework: Finish Essay & Turn in to turnitin.com (11/5/2012); bring college essay prompt to class if you have one.
 
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Week of 10/22-10/26

22 Oct

Monday

  1. Bellwork Journals–Quickwrite–Revenge
  2. Reading Day–Read "Ghost Soldiers" and complete assignment.  See PP for details.
  3. Grade Check and Unapproved Proposals Handed back
  4. Today's PP: Oct. 22
  5. Pers. 4 & 5 meet in Lab 200 Tuesday
  6. Per. 6 Meet in Lab 100 Tuesday
  7. Homework: 
    • Finish Assignment from class. Due Tuesday

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Pers. 4 & 5 Meet in Lab 200
  3. Per. 6 Meet in Lab 100
  4. Finish Rainy River Rewrite; Due tomorrow at start of class
  5. Today's PP: Oct. 23
  6. Homework:
    • Finish Rainy River Rewrite
    • Read "Night Life" and "The Lives of the Dead"

 

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–None
  2. Rainy River Reflection: Rainy River MEMO
  3. Read
  4. Today's PP: Oct. 24
  5. Homework: "Read Night Life" & "Lives of the Dead"; write one disucssion question for each chapter (total of two questions)

 

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–See PP
  2. Senior Projects return
  3. Small group discussion: "Ghost Soldiers," "Night Life," "Lives of the Dead"
  4. Today's PP: Oct. 25
  5. Discussion Questions (write answers to these if you were absent for small group discussion): Discussion Questions–GH, NL, LOD
  6. Homework: None

 

Friday–Color War

  1. Large Group Graded Discussion
  2. Today's  PP: Oct. 26
  3. If you were absent, write answers to the questions in the powerpoint. 
  4. Homework: None
 
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Week of 10/15-10/19

15 Oct

Monday

  1. Bellwork Journals Returned
  2. Bellwork–Identify Discussion Goals
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 15
  4. Homework: 
    • None

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–Chart in PP
  2. Discussion Continued
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 16
  4. Homework: Bring electronic copy of Rainy River Writing 10/19

 

Wednesday–Special Schedule

  1. Bellwork–Notes
  2. Grammar Work
  3. Grammar Handout: Kinds of Sentences and Their Punctuation (Autosaved)
  4. Today's PP: Oct. 17
  5. Homework: Bring electronic copy of Rainy River Writing 10/19

 

Thursday–Schedule 9

  1. Bellwork–See PP
  2. Grammar Work
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 18
  4. In Bellwork: Common Mistakes Grammar
  5. Homework: Bring electronic copy of Rainy River Writing 10/19
  6. Meet in Lab 503 tomorrow

 

Friday–Special Schedule–PLC + 50 min. advisory

  1. Rewrite Rainy River Essay
  2. Meet in Lab 503
 
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Week of Oct. 8-12

08 Oct

Monday

  1. Bellwork–Formalist Perspective Notes
  2. "Sweetheart of Song Tra Bong" Formalist Guided Analysis
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 8
  4. Homework: 
    • Senior Project Proposal–Final Copy Due tomorrow
    • Parent Awareness Form Due Tomorrow
    • Bellwork Journal Due Thursday (5 pts. per entry)

 

Tuesday

  1. Bellwork–Sticky Note Discussion Points
  2. Class Discussion on "The Man I Killed," "Ambush," and "Sweetheart of Song Tra Bong"
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 9
  4. Homework: Read the following stories:
    • "Speaking of Courage" & "Notes"
    • Write two discussion questions on Notecards given in class.
    • Bellwork Journal Due Thursday

Wednesday

  1. Bellwork–Hand in Notecards & Quickwrite
  2. Formalist Analysis on "Speaking of Courage" & "Notes" (see PowerPoint for Specific Directions)
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 10
  4. Work Time
  5. Homework:
    • Finish Analysis
    • Bellwork Journal Due Thursday
  6. (Mrs. Nilles gone 4th period–be good!)

 

Thursday

  1. Bellwork–Organize Bellwork Journal (Due Today)
  2. Finish Analysis
  3. Today's PP: Oct. 11
  4. Homework: Read "In the Field," "Good Form," & "Field Trip"
    • Write a discussion question for each chapter on your index card.

Friday

  1. No School–Enjoy!  :-)
 
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