week of March 15th: Midsummer Night's Dream
week of March 8th: annotated works consulted
Monday, March 1st - introduction to thesis statements
Tuesday, March 2nd - introduction to outline Assignment: thesis and outline due Friday
Wednesday - Friday, March 5th: work on thesis and outline
Monday, Feb 22nd - Friday Feb 26th: next 5 sources
Monday, Feb 8th: - find 10-12 sources (at least 4 must be peer-reviewed from the databases)
Tuesday, Feb 9th: begin annotated works consulted - under each article (title or link is okay - we will build the citations later) - a statement responding to EACH criteria of the CRAAP test
Wednesday - Friday: finish CRAAP test evaluations - we will add the citations when we get back from break
Monday, Jan 25th - Thursday, January 28th - individual conferencing with students who owe work
Tuesday, Jan 19th - update seating charts; introduce upcoming final reflection assignment; go over missing work
Wednesday, Jan 20th - work on reflection assignment, gratitude letter - due Friday at midnight
Thursday, Jan 21st - update seating charts; work on reflection assignment
Friday, Jan 22nd - final reflection assignment due at midnight
Monday, Jan 11th - Wednesday: work service composition - due Wednesday at midnight
Thursday, Jan 14th - read "Gratitude" article
Friday, Jan 15th - work on Gratitude summary
Monday, Jan 4th - discuss paraphrasing, summary, integration of quotes, begin "The Case for Having a Hobby"
Tuesday, Jan 5th - begin reflection assignment
Wednesday, Jan 6th - work on reflection assignment due at midnight
Thursday, Jan 7th - read "Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself"
Friday, Jan 8th - reflection assignment due at midnight
Monday, December 21st and Tuesday, December 22nd: watch Gatsby movie
Monday, December, 14th: reading day (notes are due at midnight)
Tuesday, December 15th: discuss the end of the book
Wednesday, December 16th: organize your notes for your test!
Thursday, December 17th: Gatsby test
Friday, December 18th: Gatsby test
Monday and Tuesday before break - if all goes well, I'll be able to share out a movie version of the novel
Monday, December 7th: reading day - chapter 8 with notes (due Tuesday at midnight) - remember that page numbers are required and notes should include reflections, observation and questions
Tuesday, December 8th: reading day - submit chapter 8 by midght
Wednesday, December 9th: see list of questions on chapter 8
Thursday, December 10th: discuss chapter 8 Assign chapter 9 for Tuesday (notes are due Monday at midnight)
Friday, December 11th - continue reading
next week: we will wrap up the book and test will be on Thursday and Friday
Monday, November 30th: introduction to chapter 7 of Gatsby - Assignment - finish chapter 7, completing reflection notes (like those assigned for chapters 5 & 6) by midnight on Wednesday.
Tuesday, December 1st - brief check in to answer questions
Wednesday, December 2nd - asynchronous (students encouraged to make appointments for individual conferencing on Wednesdays) - finish chapter 7 by midnight
Thursday, December 3rd - discuss chapter 7
Friday, December 4th - in class reading and discussion for chapter 8
Monday, November 23rd - discuss chapters 5 and 6 of Gatsby
Tuesday, November 24th - in class reading of chapter 7 (with interruptions to discuss!)
No assignment over Thanksgiving break. Enjoy the time away from your computers!!!
Monday, November 16th - discuss Gatsby
Tuesday, November 17th and Wednesday, November 18th - read chapter 5
Thursday, November 19th and Friday, November 20th - read chapter 6
due Monday - reflections on your reading of chapters 5 and 6 - questions, observations - see assignment in class materials
Wednesday November 11th - Friday November 13th - no class - catch up on owed work - finish chapter 4 by Monday
Wednesday, November 4th - continue reading chapter 2
Thursday, November 5th - brief meeting to answer any questions on the reading - chapter 2 is due tomorrow
Friday, November 6th - discuss chapter 2 of Gatsby, begin chapter 3
Monday, November 9th - continue chapter 3 - finish chapter for Thursday (this assignment is tentative....)
Tuesday, November 10th - finish reading chapter 3
Wednesday, October 28: make-up day
Thursday, October 29th: resume Great Gatsby - discussion about setting, introduction to themes Assign: stereotype essay rewrite due Wednesday, November 4th at midnight
Friday, October 30th: - classtime for rewrites
Monday, November 2nd: - classtime for rewrites
Tuesday, November 3rd:- resume Gatsby - assign finish chapter 2 before Friday
Wednesday, October 21st: continue working on free writing exercise
Thursday, October 22nd: finish free writing exercise - submit to turnitin.com by the end of the day
Friday, October 23rd: turn free writing exercise into poems
Monday, October 26th: introduction to Gatsby / begin reading
Tuesday, Octer 27th: continue reading Gatsby
Wednesday, October 14th: stereotype and Of Mice and Men essays due by midnight on Friday, October 16th
Thursday, October 15th: continue working on essays
Friday, October 16th: continue working on essays
Monday, October 19: poetry
Tuesday, October 20th: poetry
Wednesday, October 7th: finish reading the book Of Mice and Men
Thursday, October 8th: stereotypes essay prompt
Friday, October 9th: discuss Of Mice and Men
Monday, October 12th: no school!
Tuesday, October 13th: Of Mice and Men open book / open notebook test
Wednesday, October 14th: essays due to turnitin.com by midnight on Friday, October 16th
Wednesday, Sept 30 - finish reading chapter 2 of Of Mice and Men: students who owe the short story test must sign in to the class meeting
Thursday, Oct 1 - discuss chapter 2 of Of Mice and Men
Friday, Oct 2 - begin chapter 3 of Of Mice and Men
Monday, Oct 5 - finish chapter 3
Tuesday, Oct 6 - begin chapter 4
Wednesday, September 23 - asynchronous learning (no live-streaming) - read "To a Mouse" and listen to the YouTube audio version in the Scottish dialect. Be ready to identify who the speaker of the poem is in class. Turnitin takeaway due Tuesday, Sept 29.
Thursday, Sept 24 - discuss poem; short story assessment.
Friday, Sept 25 - discuss turnitin takeaway assignment due Tuesday, Sept 29th
Monday, Sept 28 - begin Of Mice and Men (discuss setting and exposition)
Tuesday, Sept 29 - continue reading Of Mice and Men (discuss characterization)
Please contact me if you are interested in participating in Poetry Out Loud this year!
Wednesday, Sept 16th - asynchronous learning (no live-streaming) begin reading "To Build a Fire" - read up to page 70 (the document starts on page 64). I will be at my computer all day if you have any questions about this or any other assignment. Remember to check my webpage every Wednesday, as I will post plans on Wednesdays.
Thursday, Sept 17th - discuss "To Build a Fire, continue reading" - hand out Of Mice and Men books
Friday, Sept 18th - finish "To Build a Fire"
Monday, Sept 21 - begin "Story of an Hour"
Tuesday, Sept 22 - short story assessment; introduction of Of Mice and Men
Wednesday, Sept 9th - Welcome back!
Thursday, Sept 10th - introduce "Listening" assignment (due Tuesday the 15th at midnight), create turnitin.com accounts
Friday, Sept 11th - proofreading document posted in materials page on wesite - work on "Listening" assignment (submit to turnitin.com)
Monday, Sept 14th - introduce "goal" assignment (reading + composition) due Tuesday 15th (submit to turnitin.com), hand out Of Mice and Men
Tuesday, Sept 15th - classtime to brainstorm "goal" assignment - goal essay due Tuesday 22nd