Monday, December 2, 2013
Monday--Study for the vocabulary and grammar quiz. Words/Skills on the quiz include Root Word Set #3, SAT word list beginning with abstemious, and run-on sentences and fragments.
Tuesday--Ambiguous pronoun and weak verb exercise
Wednesday--Read poems by Byron and answer corresponding questions.
Thursday--On a clean sheet of...[read more]
Monday, November 18, 2013
Monday--Read Coleridge's poem "Kubla Khan" and write a paragraph about why you think this is an important piece of Romantic poetry. Please type or write your paragraph in pen.
Tuesday--Study for the vocabulary/parallel structure quiz tomorrow.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday--Study for vocab/grammar quiz.
Tuesday--Complete Root Words Week #2 list, complete parallelism exercises, read Wordsworth poems "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" and "The World is Too Much with Us" and take notes on the study questions.
Wednesday--Read Wordworth's poem "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early...[read more]
Monday, October 21, 2013
Monday--Prepare for presentations. Final draft of research paper due tomorrow.
Tuesday, Oct 22--Gregory, Elijiah, Alex
Wednesday, Oct 23--Madeleine, Becca, Lauren, Anyah
Thursday, Oct 24--Lumen, Augie, Jenna, Aja
Friday, Oct 25--Isaiah, Joe, Maria, Jimmy
Monday, Oct 28--Michael, Juan, Auset
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Tuesday--Work on final drafts of research paper, art project, and presentation. Presentations will begin Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Wednesday--Work on final drafts of research paper, art project, and presentation.
Thursday--Grapes of Wrath test tomorrow.
Friday--Research paper, art project, and presentation due Tuesday.
Sunday, September 29, 2013
Monday--Read Ch. 16-18 of Grapes of Wrath; Works Cited page due tomorrow.
Tuesday--Research paper work; Grapes of Wrath Ch. 1-18 Quiz tomorrow
Wednesday--Research paper work.
Thursday--Read Ch. 19-21 of Grapes of Wrath: research paper due tomorrow.
Friday--Read Grapes of Wrath Ch. 22-24 for Tuesday.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
Monday--Gather web sources for research project.
Tuesday--Website evaluation forms.
Wednesday--Chapters 13-15 discussion tomorrow.
Thursday--Works Cited list due Tuesday; rough draft due Friday, Oct. 4.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Monday--Prepare for tomorrow's Grapes of Wrath vocabulary and subject-verb agreement quiz. Hand in your top 3 choices for research projects.
Tuesday--Prepare for tomorrow's discussion on Chapters 7-9 of Grapes of Wrath.
Wednesday--Prepare for Monday's discussion on Chapters 10-12 of Grapes of Wrath.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Please note that the Grapes of Wrath reading schedule is a separate entry on the message board.
Monday: Chapters 1 and 3 contain many poetic descriptive passages. Choose a subject from one of these chapters--the land, the sky, the wind, the dust, the families, the turtle, etc.--and create a found poem on that subject. Found poems use...[read more]
Sunday, September 8, 2013
See attached Grapes of Wrath Reading Schedule.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Thursday--Read Chapters 1-3 of Grapes of Wrath for Monday, 9/9. Come to class prepared to discuss the stylistic differences between Chapters 1and 3 and Chapter 2. Begin looking for/taking notes on the elements discussed in "How to Read Between the Lines."
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
The first semester 11th Grade Humanities Trach begins with a concentrated study of John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath. Special emphasis is placed on understanding the themes of this book in specific historical context. The students' prior experience in the Agriculture block will serve as a touchstone in discussing the implications of...[read more]