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    APRIL 27 and 30

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  complete missing assignments, review vocabulary 

    CLASS WORK: vocab10 worksheet 2

    HOMEWORK: vocab test next class!

     

    APRIL 25 and 26

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Review Lowest Animal, vocabualry

    CLASS WORK: vocab 10 worksheet 1, pg 380 questions 1,2,3,6,7,8

    HOMEWORK: 

     

    APRIL 23 and 24

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Review Lowest Animal, vocabualry

    CLASS WORK: vocab 10 worksheet 1, pg 380 questions 1,2,3,6,7,8

    HOMEWORK: vocab due!

     

    APRIL 19 and 20

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vid: Satire, Read The Lowest Animal 

    CLASS WORK: story notes, Satire analysis chart

    HOMEWORK: vocab due!

     

    APRIL 17 and 18

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  test, vocab 10 words (disposition, speculate, avaricious, miserly, atrocious, sordid, afflicted, abandonment, repression, elusive, imploring, composed)

    CLASS WORK: complete assessment on Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address and Fredrick Douglass's What to the Slave is the 4th of July?, chart for new vocabulary words

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab chart due next class.

     

    APRIL 13 and 16

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  make up day, test review

    CLASS WORK: complete missing assignments, Kahoot Review for Lincoln and Douglass speeches

    HOMEWORK: finish questions, study review for Lit test next class

     

    APRIL 11 and 12

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocab 9 test, complete reading Douglass' speech

    CLASS WORK: finish notes on speech, text questions 1, 2, 3, 5, 7

    HOMEWORK: finish questions, study review for Lit test next class

     

    APRIL 9 AND 10

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocab practice, Read Frederick Douglass What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?

    CLASS WORK: voc 9 worksheet 2,  selection annotation 

    HOMEWORK: study vocabulary for test next class

     

    APRIL 5 AND 6

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  homework review, review vocabulary, re-read 2nd Inaugural address

    CLASS WORK: voc 9 worksheet, text rendering 

    HOMEWORK: text questions and argument charts DUE

     

    APRIL 3 AND 4

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Read Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address, take notes 

    CLASS WORK: trace how lincoln develops his argument (chart)

    HOMEWORK: Analyze the text questions pg.282  1,2,3,5,7

     

    MARCH 30 AND APRIL 2

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocabulary 9 chart (engross, ventured, insurgent, deprecated, fervently unrequited, bqueath fetters, tumultuous, denounce, equivocate, impudence), Civil War and Realism notes

    CLASS WORK: complete the vocabulary chart, view ppt and take notes

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab chart, due next class

     


    MARCH 2 and 5

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  reading Walden, guiding questions

    CLASS WORK: read section 1 of Walden (pg 207-210 Where I lived and What I Lived For), answer the guiding questions 1-7

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab chart, due next class

     

    FEBRUARY 28 and MARCH 1

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocab 8 (resignation, indispensible, unfathomed, perturbation, imbibe, congenial, repast, myriad, ethereal, dissipation) Emerson cornell Notes

    CLASS WORK: start vocabulary word study guide, Complete the Cornell's notes. 

    HOMEWORK:

     

    FEBRUARY 26 and 27

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  make up work day

    CLASS WORK: 

    HOMEWORK: 

     

    FEBRUARY 22 and 23

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocab 7 test

    CLASS WORK: Complete Nature and Self Reliance questions

    HOMEWORK: 

     

    FEBRUARY 20 and 21

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Voc 7 practice, read Self-Reliance

    CLASS WORK: Voc 7 wksht 2 (study for test next class), Self Reliance Questions and Short Response (scroll to 2nd page)

    HOMEWORK: Finish questions

     

    FEBRUARY 15 and 16

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Voc 7 practice, finish Nature, read Self-Reliance

    CLASS WORK: Voc 7 wksht, Nature Questions and short response

    HOMEWORK: 

     

    FEBRUARY 13 and 14

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocabulary 7, Transcendentalism Notes, Intro American Renaissance Project, (model example) Read selections from Transcendentalism

    CLASS WORK: Fill in Notes, read and annotate Emerson's "Nature"

    HOMEWORK: complete vocabulary chart for next class

     

    FEBRUARY 9 and 12

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Test, vocab 7

    CLASS WORK: Complete Minister's Black Veil Test, start vocabulary unit seven

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    FEBRUARY 7 and 8

    BELL WORK:

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocab 6 test, continue test review

    CLASS WORK: test

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    FEBRUARY 5 and 6

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocab practice, MBV test review

    CLASS WORK: vocabulary 6 Worksheet, Test Review questions

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    FEBRUARY 1 and 2

    BELL WORK: List elements from The Minister's Black Veil that make it a Gothic story

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Analyzing symbols in the Minister's Black Veil, written conversations?

    CLASS WORK: symbolism Chart for the story

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    JANUARY 30 and 31

    BELL WORK: None

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Finish reading Minister's Black Veil, finish story notes, questions

    CLASS WORK: turn in Vocabulary 6 chart, complete MBV Guiding questions

    HOMEWORK: complete any questions not finished in class.

     

    JANUARY 26 and 29

    BELL WORK: What is the relationship between the Gothics and Romantics?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Continue reading Minister's Black Veil, take story notes, do guiding quetions

    CLASS WORK: MBV guiding questions 1-6

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab 6 chart due Tuesday and Wednesday

     

    JANUARY 24 and 25

    BELL WORK: Create a T-chart with Romantics and Gothics.  Fill in what you know about Romantic literature

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week: appositive phrases, vocabulary unit 6, Notes on Gothicism, start reading Minister's Black Veil

    CLASS WORK: vocabulary 6 chart definition (swathed, intercept venerable, obscurity, countenance, temperament, melancholy, dismal, portend, amiable, ambiguity, prodigy) Gothicism PPT notes, Story notes

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab 6 chart due Tuesday and Wednesday

     

    JANUARY 22 and 23

    BELL WORK: none

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Write Romantic essay

    CLASS WORK: students will conference with teacher to revise rough drafts of essay

    HOMEWORK: complete essay due on Wednesday Thursday.

     

    JANUARY 18 and 19

    BELL WORK: none

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week: appositive phrases, finish i-Ready, begin planning Poetry essay

    CLASS WORK: review poems, gather evidence create outline for essay.  (Model essay for example)

    HOMEWORK: work on outlines and/or rough drats of essay to review on Monday and Tuesday.

     

    JANUARY 16 and 17

    BELL WORK: none

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  test, i-ready

    CLASS WORK: complete vocabulary 5 test, complete i-Ready testing

    HOMEWORK:work on Ladder of St. Augusting paragraph resubmission, due Friday.

     

    JANUARY 11 and 12

    BELL WORK: How does the poem "The Ladder of St. Augustine" represent the growth mindset?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week: appositive phrases, Vocabulary 5 practice, Read Romantic Poems

    CLASS WORK:  complete vocabulary 5 worksheet 2; annotate and explicate poems (write a summary of each poem's meaning, its tone, and identify how each of the four characteristics of Romanticism are presented in the poem).

    HOMEWORK: complete poetry analysis and study for vocabulary test on Tuesday and Wednesday.

     

    JANUARY 9 and 10

    BELL WORK: A paradigm is a worldview underlying the theories and methodology of a particular subject or social movement.  **Describe one (1) of the paradigms we have covered so far this year:  Origin Myths, Puritanism, Neoclassicism.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week: appositive phrases, Vocabulary unit 5 worksheet, read Longfellow's "The Ladder of St. Augustine"

    CLASS WORK:  complete worksheet; annotate and explicate poem (whole class); using the notes from American Ren. ppt, write 7-10 sentence paragraph that answers the question: "Why is the poem "The Ladder of St. Augustine" considered Romantic?"

    HOMEWORK: complete "Ladder of St. Augustine" analysis paragraph.

     

    JANUARY 5 AND 8

    BELL WORK: NONE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocabulary unit 5 (vices, discontent, revel, ignoble, irreverences, impede, renown, hasten, effaces, repose, winsome, vanquish), ppt: American Renaissance 

    CLASS WORK:  define new vocabulary wrods and start word study guide, Fill In Notes

    HOMEWORK: complete unit 5 vocabulary chart due 1/9 and 1/10

     

    JANUARY 3 AND 4

    BELL WORK: NONE

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Watch video : The Crucible

    CLASS WORK:  

    HOMEWORK: 

     


    NOVEMBER 30 and December 1

    BELL WORK: Review Sentence Structure 1. Write a simple sentence with a subject and a verb.  2. Write 2 sentences using parallel structure. 3. Write a compound sentence using a coordinating conjunction. 5. Write a comple sentence with a front branching subordinating clause.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Introduce Constitution project

    CLASS WORK:  research project

    HOMEWORK: pg 126 questions due

     

    NOVEMBER 28 and 29

    BELL WORK: The U.S. Constitution has influenced the United States' legal history for over 200 years.  It articulates the founders' most basic assumptions about government and the rights and responsibilities of the citizens. ** What do you think is the most important principle of government?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Vocab 4 (tranqility, beneficient, ratify, abridge, infringe, prescribe, double jeopardy, probable cause, infamous, compulsory, judicial review, impeach), Read Preamble and Bill of Rights from the Constitution

    CLASS WORK:  Vocab 4 definitions, Annotate preamble and Bill of Rights using cornell notes. 

    HOMEWORK: pg 126 Questions 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 (due next class); finish vocab chart (due Mon 12/4)

     

    NOVEMBER 17 and 27

    BELL WORK: none 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocabulary 3 test, complete Letter of Grievance

    CLASS WORK:  

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 15 and 16

    BELL WORK: How does the Declaration of Independence reflect the qualities of the Age of REason (a belief and faith in logic reason and science)? 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocab review, Begin Letter of Grievance Assignment

    CLASS WORK: vocab 3 worksheet 2, Introduction and Preamble for the Letter of Grievance 

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 13 and 14

    BELL WORK: How do the qualities of the social contract show up in the Declaration of Independene? 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  List of Grievances activity, Original Grievances text book questions.

    CLASS WORK: Activity Essential Question (on the instructions for the List of Grievances activity), text book questions pg 118 #s 1, 2, 4, 5 

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 9 and 10

    BELL WORK: What do you think is the most important concept from the Neoclassic philosophy? 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Review annotated Dec. of Indp., vocab review, Finish reading Dec. of Indep.

    CLASS WORK: vocab 3 worksheet, List of Grievances activity 

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 7 and 8

    BELL WORK: List and describwe any grievances you may have against the governmance of FHS. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  neoclassicism ppt, fill in notes, read the Declaration of Independence.

    CLASS WORK: Cornell Notes to annotate Declaration of Independence

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 3 and 6

    BELL WORK: none. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  vocabulary 3, introduce Neoclassicism, history and structure of the Declaration of Independence

    CLASS WORK: vocabulary 3 chart (impel, arduous, rectitude, redress, reconcile, acquiesce, despotism, inevitable, supplicate, invariable, tyranny, remonstrate), Declaration of Independence video questions

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    NOVEMBER 1 and 2

    BELL WORK: none. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week (dependent clauses), Rhetorical Devices Close Reading Lesson

    CLASS WORK: review ethos, pathos, and logos; collect evidence for doc analysis sheet, write CRL essay

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    OCTOBER 30 and 31

    BELL WORK: none. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week (dependent clauses), Rhetorical Devices Close Reading Lesson

    CLASS WORK: Conclude reading of Patrick Henry's Speech, answer text based questions, create topic sentences within the document analysis sheet

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    OCTOBER 26 and 27

    BELL WORK: none. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week (dependent clauses), Rhetorical Devices Close Reading Lesson

    CLASS WORK: Writing sentences with front branching dependent clauses without sub. conjunctions, Read Patrick Henry's Speech to the Virginial Convention, define CRL vocabulary, Identify logos, ethos, and pathos within the speech. (The crl is a secured document.  If absent, please see Ms. Sapp for the materials.)

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    OCTOBER 24 and 25

    BELL WORK: none. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week (dependent clauses), Rhetorical Devices Close Reading Lesson

    CLASS WORK: Writing sentences with front branching dependent clauses without sub. conjunctions, Read Sinners in the Hands of An Angry God, define CRL vocabulary, Answer text dependent questions. (The crl is a secured document.  If absent, please see Ms. Sapp for the materials.)

    HOMEWORK: Poetry assessment essay due today!

     

    OCTOBER 20 and 23

    BELL WORK: Sentence of the week sentences

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week (dependent clauses), vocabulary test, Intro rhetorical Devices

    CLASS WORK: Vocabulary 2 test, Rhetorical Devices Fill In Notes

    HOMEWORK: Poetry assessment essay due October 24th and 25.

     

    OCTOBER 18 AND 19

    BELL WORK: For most Americans, the values of working ahrd and being useful are important.  Both can be traced back to the Puritans , who believed that all activity should have a practical purpose.  ** Write a paragraph in which you discuss ways in which writing poetry might be useful. 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week, vocabulary review, read and analyze Puritan poetry

    CLASS WORK: vocab 2 worksheet 2, Puritan poetry questions, Puritan Poetry assessment instructions.

    HOMEWORK: Poetry assessment essay due October 24th and 25.

     

    OCTOBER 12 AND 13

    BELL WORK: Which aspect of an author's purpose is more important in Puritan literature - the private expression of feeling or the expression of public duty and responsibility?

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week quiz, vocabulary review, read and analyze Puritan poetry

    CLASS WORK: quiz on coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, vocabulary 2 worksheet, vocabulary word expert cards (quiz quiz trade), annotate and analyze Huswifery by Edward Taylor (poetry analysis chart)

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    OCTOBER 10 AND 11

    BELL WORK: Write a paragraph about the impact that Puritans had on the development of modern American culture/identity.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Sentence of the week, vocabulary review, read and analyze Puritan poetry

    CLASS WORK: write sentences using subordinating conjunctions, vocabulary word expert cards (quiz quiz trade), annotate and analyze To My Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet (poetry analysis chart)

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    OCTOBER 6 AND 9

    BELL WORK: NONE.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Unit 1 test, Puritans essay

    CLASS WORK: Complete test and essay.

    HOMEWORK: turn in Vocabulary 2 chart

     

    OCTOBER 4 AND 5

    BELL WORK: Look at the painting on the Puritans going to Church ppt and answer the questions below.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Sentence of the week: subordinating conjunctions (slide three), Puritans essay, test review.

    CLASS WORK: complete the close read questions.

    HOMEWORK: finish vocabulary unit 2 chart (due Friday and Monday)

     

    OCTOBER 2 AND 3

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: introduce new vocabulary words, unit 1 test review

    CLASS WORK: vocabulary 2 chart (doctrine, monastic, spartan, piety, theology, manifold, persevere, recompense, censure, permeate, overt, ordinance)

    HOMEWORK: finish vocab chart and test review

     

    SEPTEMBER 28 AND 29

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Video

    CLASS WORK: write 10 facts based on the video

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBER 26 AND 27

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Sentence of the week - coordinating conjunctions, read Balboa pt. 2 (pg 80-83).

    CLASS WORK: answer the guiding questions for pt 2 of Balboa

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBR 22 AND 25

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Sentence of the week - coordinating conjunctions, read Balboa pt. 1 (pg 77-80)

    CLASS WORK: answer the guiding questions for pt 1 of Balboa

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBER 20 AND 21

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: sentence of the week, coordinating conjunctions, review vocabulary 1, 

    CLASS WORK: complete vocabulary worksheet.

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    SEPTEMBER 18 AND 19

    BELL WORK: 

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: finish reading Gen. History of Virginia, complete Short response

    CLASS WORK: Short Response

    HOMEWORK: none

     

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    AUGUST 24 AND 25

    BELL WORK: Now that we have a general understanding of Native American cultural beliefs - as demonstrated through their origin myths - we weill start learning about the interaction between Native Americans and European explorers and settlers. ** Write briefly about three facts you know or impressions you have about European exploration and settling of America.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Complete group origin myth, introduce vocabulary unit 1, read "Struggle for JAmestown" from A General History of Virginia in the Close Reader workbooks.

    CLASS WORK: complete origin myth, define new vocabulary words, answer Close Reader questions.

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    AUGUST 24 AND 25

    BELL WORK: Origin myth quiz bell ringer.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Sentence of the week quiz (subject and verb), writing an Origin Myth

    CLASS WORK: Groups will use their plans from last class to write an origin myth.

    HOMEWORK: none

     

     

    AUGUST 22 AND 23

    BELL WORK: Knowing that origin myths serve four basic functions for society, **discuss which functions each origin myth serves.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: review origin myths, individual work on analysis questions, groups plan for writing origin myth

    CLASS WORK: Origin myth Analysis questions, write plan for origin myth, footnote (identify 2 elements of the environment from where the myths originated)

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    AUGUST 18 AND 21

    BELL WORK:  follow the directions projected on screen. (writing the subject and verb from the sentences, then writie three original sentences following the same patterns.)

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Read Origin myths, gjigsaw summarize and answer questions

    CLASS WORK: Comprehension questions for origin mths, fill in frayer notes charts, footnote (identify 3 human characteristics exemplified by the myths)

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    AUGUST 16 AND 17

    BELL RINGER: follow the directions projected on screen. (writing the subject and verb from the sentences, then writie three original sentences following the same patterns.)

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: BWA

    CLASS WORK: Write an essay after reading two articles

    HOMEWORK: none

     

    AUGUST 14 AND 15

    BELL RINGER: Describe the growth mindset (remember the Gatorade commercial from my class expectations ppt) and explain how you will apply that mindset in my class.

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: review class procedures and syllabus, ppt notes on Origin Myths, spiral questioning activity

    CLASS WORK: Origin Myth Frayer notes, Spiral questions for a chosen picture.

    HOMEWORK: none.

     

    AUGUST 10 and 11

    BELL RINGER: none

    CLASS ACTIVITIES: Class expectations, Introduction (syllabus/rules/procedures)

    CLASS WORK: Create Non-Negotiable behavior charts

    HOMEWORK:  none