November 13-16, 2018 (Week five, Quarter two)

Important dates:

The Call of the Wild final essay due Thursday, November 15

Vocabulary lessons 13-15 quiz Monday, November 19

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Tuesday, November 13 HW: edit and revise essay; Bring A Christmas Carol to class on Thursday

Wednesday, November 14 HW: finish vocabulary lesson 15 begun in class today. Finish CotW essay edits and revisions–essay due tomorrow

Thursday, November 15 HW: finish reading/annotating ACC Stave I. Complete flashcards vocabulary lessons 13-15

Friday, November 16 HW: study vocabulary for quiz on Monday!

Resources for the week

5 Paragraph Structure

CotW Essay 2018

Vocab 15 LC2

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November 5-9, 2018 (Week four, Quarter two)

Important dates and deadlines:

  • The Call of the Wild unit test Tuesday, November 5
  • The Call of the Wild essay TYPED rough draft due Tuesday, November 13
  • The Call of the Wild essay due Thursday, November 15

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Monday, November 5 HW: Study for the CotW test tomorrow!

Tuesday, November 6 HW: Choose essay prompt and brainstorm ONE page

Wednesday, November 7 HW: Begin writing the essay. Working thesis and POA due at the beginning of tomorrow’s class

Thursday, November 8 HW: Continue to work on your essay at home–start typing! Bring A Christmas Carol AND vocabulary lesson 14 to school tomorrow

Friday, November 9: Typed rough draft of essay due Tuesday!

Resources for the week

CotW SG

CotW Essay 2018

5 Paragraph Structure

Vocab 14 LC2

October 29 to November 2, 2018 (Week three, Quarter two)

Important Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, November 2 (half day): vocabulary quiz on lessons 10-12
  • Monday, November 5: full-text seminar on The Call of the Wild
  • Tuesday, November 6: unit test on The Call of the Wild

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Monday, October 29 HW: Finish reading/annotating Ch. 6 CotW and complete discussion questions for tomorrow

Tuesday, October 30 HW: Read/annotate Ch. 7 pps. 68-78 CotW AND complete flashcards (or a word list) for vocabulary 10-12

Wednesday, October 31 HW: Finish reading/annotating CotW and complete discussion questions for tomorrow

Thursday, November 1 HW: Review vocabulary 10-12 for tomorrow’s quiz

Friday, November 2 HW: Complete seminar discussion questions for Monday’s full-text seminar on The Call of the Wild AND complete vocabulary lesson 13

Resources for the week

CotW Questions for Reading and Discussion

CotW SG

Vocab 13 LC2

October 22-26, 2018 (Week two, Quarter two)

Monday, October 22 HW: Read and annotate Ch. 4 CotW and complete discussion questions

Tuesday, October 23 HW: Complete vocabulary lesson 11

Wednesday, October 24 HW: Read and annotate Ch. 5 pps 42-51 CotW

Thursday, October 25 HW: Finish reading/annotating Ch. 5 CotW and complete discussion questions

Friday, October 26 HW: Complete vocabulary lesson 12 and read/annotate Ch. 6 pps 56-63 CotW

Resources for the week

CotW Questions for Reading and Discussion

Vocab 11 LC2

Vocab 12 LC2

October 15-19, 2018 (Week One, Quarter Two)

HALF-DAY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE THIS WEEK–Please read below carefully and pay attention to your section’s homework.

Monday, October 15 for 7D, 7C, 7B, and 7A: Read and annotate Ch. 1 The Call of the Wild; be prepared for a reading quiz

Tuesday, October 16 HW for 7D and 7C: Read and annotate Ch. 2 CotW

Wednesday, October 17 HW:

  • for 7D and 7C: Vocabulary lesson 10 due Friday
  • for 7B and 7A: Read and annotate Ch. 2 CotW due tomorrow

Thursday, October 18 HW for 7B and 7A: Vocabulary lesson 10 due tomorrow

Friday, October 20 HW for 7D, 7C, 7B, and 7A: Read and annotate Ch. 3 CotW

Resources for the week:

Vocab 10 LC2

CotW Questions for Reading and Discussion

October 1-5, 2018

Important dates

Poe essay due TUESDAY, Oct. 1

Poe test corrections due WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3

Last day of quarter one is FRIDAY, Oct. 5

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Monday, October 1 HW: Proofread, polished, final Poe essay due tomorrow!

Tuesday, October 2 HW: Finish any unfinished classwork. Be prepared to turn in annotations and discuss “A Question of Corvids” tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 3 HW:

  1. Read and annotate “From Billions to None” and answer discussion questions for tomorrow’s discussion. Be prepared to turn in annotations.
  2. Bring The Call of the Wild to class tomorrow in preparation for quarter two. We will begin reading it after fall break.

Thursday, October 4 HW: None.

Friday, October 5: Enjoy fall break!

Resources for the week

A Question of Corvids

From Billions to None

Reading and Discussion Nonfiction

 

 

September 24-28, 2018

Important dates:

  • Working thesis for Poe mini-essay due at the end of class Tuesday, September 25
  • Vocabulary quiz, lessons 7-9, Friday, September 28
  • TYPED Poe rough draft due at the beginning of class Monday, October 1
  • Final, typed, polished, proofread Poe essay due at the beginning of class Tuesday, October 2

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Monday, September 24 HW: Complete one page of brainstorming AND complete vocab lesson 9 worksheet for tomorrow

Tuesday, September 25 HW: Word list (or flashcards) for vocabulary lessons 7-9 due tomorrow

Wednesday, September 26 HW: Work on essay! Type at home!

Thursday, September 27 HW: Work on essay! Review word list (or flashcards) for tomorrow’s quiz on vocabulary lessons 7-9

Friday, September 28 HW: TYPED rough draft due Monday, Oct. 1!

Resources for the week

Vocab 9 LC2

PoeEssay2018

LSU Thesis and Chart

7th Essay Organizer

Useful Writing Tips Packet