• English 2 Agenda

    2/13 & 2/14

    • Homework Review Act 3.5 & 3.6
    • Video: PBS Macbeth Act 3.4
    • Complete RSC Film Viewing Tool
    • Act 3 Summary
    • Act 3 Synopsis & Analysis Tool: Central Idea-Appearance vs. Reality
    • Literary Dominoes: Act 3 Test Review
    • HW: Reread Act 3; Test next class

    2/11 & 2/12

    • Act 3.3/ 3.4 HW Scaffolding Tool
    • Review responses/Collect for a grade
    • Video: 2.2/ 3.1
    • Audio: 3.4 Collections textbook, p. 353-357
    • Reread Act 3.4 from NFS p. 111-115
    • Small Group Questions
    • QuickWrite 3.4: How do the interactions between Macbeth & Lady Macbeth further develop a central idea?
    • RSC Film Viewing Tool
    • Video: RSC Act 3.4
    • HW: Act 3.5 & 3.6 Scaffolding Tool & Act 2 Synopsis Tool DUE 2/12 & 2/13

    2/7 & 2/8

    • Act 2 Synopsis & Analysis Tool: (CI: Disrupted Natural Order) DUE next class
    • Review Act 3.1 Outline
    • Audio: Act 3.1- Macbeth's Fruitless Crown Soliloquy
    • Jigsaw & Summarize Soliloquy
    • Small Group: Finish reading Act 3.1
    • QuickWrite 3.1: How do key details in this scene develop the central idea, agency vs. fate?
    • Act 3.2 Outline
    • Independent Reading: Act 3.2
    • Video: Act 3.1
    • HW: Act 3.3 Scaffolding Tool- DUE next class

    2/5 & 2/6

    • Review Act 2
    • Selection Test, The Tragedy of Macbeth Act 2
    • Video: Act 2.3
    • Macbeth Act 3.1 Outline
    • Audio: Act 3.1
    • Small Group Questions
    • Video: Act 3.1

    2/1 & 2/4

    • Film Comparision 2.1- Compare and contrast the three versions of the dagger soliloquy
    • Continue Act 2.2 Outline
    • Audio: Act 2.2 (Collections textbook)
    • Small Group: Act 2 Scene Jigsaw & Story Map (Map scence 2.2,2.3 or 2.4)
    • Act 2 Summary
    • Video Comparison: Porter Scene Act 2.3
    • Act 1 Synopsis & Analysis Tool: Select text evidence that supports the central idea, Appearance vs. Reality

    1/30 & 1/31

    1/28 & 1/29

    • Create Character Development Chart: Macbeth & Lady Macbeth
    • Grade Act I QuickWrites (1.2, 1.3, & 1.5) Writer's Notebook
    • Read Macbeth Act 1.6 (Close Reader)
    • Jigsaw HW Scaffolding Tool 1.6 Questions: Small Group Discussion
    • Video: Macbeth Act 1.6
    • Listen to Audio: (Collections textbook) Macbeth Act 1.7
    • Whole Class Discussion
    • Quickwrite 1.7: Character Development Chart- Create a T-Chart comparing Macbeth & Lady Macbeth as a couple and as individuals
    • The Tragedy of Macbeth Act I Test
    • HW: Preview Act 2.1

    1/24 & 1/25

    • Summary of Act 1.3 (Writer's Notebook)
    • Close Reader: Read Act 1.4
    • Small Group Discussion Questions #1-5
    • Video: Macbeth Act 1.4
    • Audio: Macbeth 1.5
    • Whole Class Discussion
    • Lady Macbeth Soliloquy Jigsaw w/ Questions
    • Quickwrite: Macbeth 1.5- Analyze how Shakespeare develops Lady Macbeth's character in Act 1.5
    • Macbeth 1.4 Quizzer 

    1/22 & 1/23

    Bellwork: Summary 1.1 & 1.2

    • Video: Witchcraft in Shakespeare's Time
    • Macbeth Act 1.3 Outline
    • Audio 1.3
    • Close Reader p. 78-79 #5 & 6
    • Close Reader p. 79-81 #7 & 8
    • Quickwrite 1.3: Analyze how the central idea, Appearance vs. Reality, emerges in Act 1.3

    1/17 & 1/18

    Video: Shakespeare in Our Time & Quiz

    • Define tragedy
    • Macbeth 1.1 & 1.2 Outline
    • Small Group Read Act 1.1
    • Close Reader p.74 #1 & 2
    • Audio: Act 1.2
    • Close Reader p. 75-77 #3 & 4
    • NerdStudy Video: Macbeth Act 1.1 & 1.2
    • Quickwrite Act 1.1 & 1.2- How do the interactions in Act 1.1 & 1.2 develop Macbeth's character?

    1/15 & 1/16

    • Video: Shakespeare in Our Time & Quiz
    • Macbeth Characters Foldable
    • Video: One Sentence Project
    • Act V Tomorrow Soliloquy Handout
    • Video: eNotes Macbeth Themes

    1/11 & 1/14

    • Station Rotation Model:
    • Selection Test, Why Read Shakespeare?
    • Macbeth Characters Foldable
    • Macbeth Introduction Prezi & Anticipation Guide
    • Lit Term #13: Dramatic Conventions
    • Shakespeare Mini Bio Video
    • Video: Shakespeare in Our Time & Quiz

    1/9 & 1/10

    • Station Rotation Model:
    • TEDed Video:Why Should You Read Macbeth? & Video Notes
    • Small Group: Why Read Shakespeare? p.208 Analyzing the Text Questions #1-4
    • Google Classroom Why Should You Read Macbeth Quiz: Google Form
    • AOW #1: Too Much TV Argument Frame
    • Google Classroom Macbeth: Online Discussion
    • HW: Study for Selection Test, Why Read Shakespeare? 

    1/7 & 1/8

    • Introduction to Unit: Absolute Power
    • Vocabulary: Why Read Shakespeare- Record in Writer's Notebook
    • Read, Why Read Shakespeare p.203; Create Claim/Reasons Graphic Organizer
    • AOW #1 Too Much TV: Question Generation

    1/3 & 1/4

    • Review Classroom Procedures
    • QSMA Review
    • AOW #1: Too Much TV; Complete Vocabulary
    • Quarter 2 Post-Test: Unit 6
    • LOTF Short Response/ One Pager

    12/17 -12/19

    • Quarter 2 QSMA
    • LOTF Read Ch. 12
    • LOTF Movie
    • LOTF Symbolism
    • LOTF Mask Project

    12/14

    • Audio: Ch.10- The Shell & the Glasses
    • LoTF Quiz Ch. 9 & 10
    • GO: Compare & Contrast Chart
    • Revise TSIS Argument Frame
    • Audio/ Shared Reading: LoTF Ch. 11
    • HW: Read LoTF Ch. 12

    12/12 & 12/13

    • Computer Lab
    • CRL #2 Complete Essay Corrections
    • LoTF Ch. 9: A View to a Death
    • Shared Reading

    12/10 & 12/11

    • Submit Rough Draft to Turn It In
    • Essay Corrections
    • Revise Essay in Google Classroom
    • Log Grammar Errors on Chart
    • Check LoTF Ch. 7 & 8 Journal

    12/6 & 12/7

    • CRL #2 Complete Rough Draft
    • Complete TSIS Argument Frame (Google Classroom)
    • Check LoTF Ch.5 & 6 Journal
    • HW: Continue Reading LoTF/ Complete Doc. Analysis Sheet

    12/4 & 12/5

    • SOW #3: Semicolon Usage
    • CRL #2: Rough Draft 
    • LoTF Ch. 9 Shared Reading
    • HW: LoTF Complete Ch. 9

    12/3

    • SOW #3: Semicolon Usage
    • CRL #2: Essay Planning Outline
    • LoTF Ch. 8 Review/ Chapter Journal
    • HW: Complete Essay Planning/ Outline

    11/30

    • SOW #3: Semicolon Usage
    • CRL #2: Essay Planning Outline
    • LoTF Ch. 8 Review/ Chapter Journal

    11/28 & 11/29

    • SOW #3: Semicolon Usage
    • Letter from Birmingham Jail Selection Test
    • CRL #2: Essay Outline- Plan Introduction
    • LoTF Ch. 7 Review

    11/26 & 11/27

    • SOW #3: Semicolon Usage
    • Document Analysis Sheet/ Essay Planning 
    • They Say/ I Say Templates for Transitions
    • HW: LoTF Ch. 7 & 8 Journal/ Study for LFBJ Selection Test

    Thanksgiving Break 11/19-11/23


    11/15 & 11/16

    • CRL #2 Text Code Evidence 
    • Document Analysis Sheet (Google Classroom)
    • They Say/ I Say Paragraph Template
    • HW:LoTF Ch. 7 

    11/13 & 11/14

    • CRL #2 Reality of TV
    • Review "Why Reality TV is Good for Us" Article
    • Review Text-Dependent Responses
    • Begin Document Analysis Sheet
    • HW: Read LoTF Ch. 7

    11/9 & 11/12

    Station Rotation Model

    • CRL #2 Pro/Con T-Chart
    • LoTF: Ch.5&6 Discussion Questions
    • LFBJ: Storyboard
    • CRL #2 RTNDA Speech Q1-4; Read TV Guide Article
    • LoTF Ch.5&6 Quiz
    • HW: LoTF Ch.7

    11/7 &11/8

    Station Rotation Model

    • Mini Lessons: Claim & Counterclaim
    • LoTF: Read Ch. 6/ Complete Quote & Analysis
    • LFBJ: Ethos Pathos Logos Chart
    • CRL #2 RTNDA Speech Bio/ Audio 
    • HW: LoTF Ch. 5 & 6 Quiz/ Ch.5&6 Quote

    11/5 & 11/6

    • LFBJ Just vs. Unjust Index Card
    • Rhetorical Devices & Appeals handout
    • Small Group: Ordinances handout/ Discussion
    • Video: The Children's Crusade
    • LFBJ Short Response
    • LoTF Ch. 5 Discussion
    • HW: LoTF Ch.6 Journal Entry/ Quote

    11/1 & 11/2

    • Lit Term #11: Allusion & Lit Term #12: Rhetorical Devices: Repetition & Parallelism
    • Collect Vocabulary Chart
    • Read LFBJ (Paragraphs 6-11) Locate Allusion & Repetition
    • Video: LFBJ (Paragraphs 12-21)
    • Summarize Just vs. Unjust Laws
    • Audio: LoTF Ch. 5
    • HW: LoTF Ch. 3 Journal Entry/ Read Ch. 6

    10/30 & 10/31

    • Lit Term Quiz #2
    • LFBJ Journal Prompt #1
    • Review LFBJ Vocab Chart
    • Audio: LFBJ (Paragraphs 1-5)
    • HMH Close Read Screencast: Lines 1-12
    • Annotate LFBJ (Paragraphs 1-5)
    • HW: Continue reading LoTF Ch. 5/ Ch.4 Annotations Due

    10/26 

    • Lit Term #10: Hyperbole
    • Unit 2: Hard-Won Liberty Overview
    • Quickwrite: Mandela Quote
    • Letter from Birmingham Jail PPT
    • Video: Civil Rights Movement
    • LFBJ Vocabulary Chart
    • HW: Complete LFBJ Vocab Chart/ Study for Lit Term Quiz

    10/24 & 10/25

    • Lit Term #8: Simile & Metaphor; #9: Personification
    • LoTF Ch. 4 Close Reading
    • Ch. 4 Character Analysis Chart
    • Ch. 4 Short Response
    • Ch. 1 &2 Quiz
    • Video: Ch. 4
    • HW: Ch.4 Annotations/ Read Ch. 5

    10/22 & 10/23

    • Review Ch.2 Annotations and Short Response
    • Nature vs. Nurture Article/Discussion
    • LoTF Ch.3 Short Response & Character Analysis Chart
    • Preview Ch. 4 Outline
    • Video: Ch.4 Summary & Analysis
    • Audio: LoTF Ch. 4
    • HW: Read Ch. 4/ Complete Ch.3 Annotations/ Prepare for Ch. 1&2 Quiz

    10/18 & 10/19

    • SOW #2 Parallel Structure
    • Review HW Comment/ Question & Discuss
    • Collect Ch.1 Short Response
    • Video: Ch. 2 Summary & Analysis
    • LoTF Ch. 2 Summary Sort
    • Close Reading of Ch. 2
    • Ch.2 Short Response
    • Ch. 2 Character Analysis Chart
    • Preview LoTF Ch. 3 Outline
    • Audio LoTF Ch. 3
    • HW: Read LoTF Ch.3/ Complete Ch.2 Annotations

    10/16 & 10/17

    • Lit Term #6 Microcosm & #7: Allegory
    • LoTF Focus Question
    • Close Reading Ch. 1
    • LoTF Ch. 1 Short Response
    • Small Group Ch. 1 Character Journal
    • Video:LoTF Ch. 1 Summary & Analysis 
    • HW: LoTF Read Ch. 2

    10/15 Teacher Workday- No School


    10/12

    • No Class 2nd Period- Wacky Wildcat Games
    • Distribute LoTF
    • Ch. 1 Summary & Analysis
    • Preview Ch. 2
    • HW: Read Ch.1 w/ Annotations

    10/11

    • LoTF Ch. 1 Annotations Due
    • Ch. 1 Summary & Analysis
    • Ch. 1 Vocabulary
    • Preview Ch. 2
    • Begin Ch. 2
    • HW: Finish Ch. 2 w/ Annotations

    10/10  PSAT Testing- No Classes 2nd/ 4th Period

    10/9

    • Review Era Observation Matrix
    • LoTF Background Info. PPT
    • Video: London Bombings
    • Distribute LoTF
    • Audio: Begin Ch. 1
    • HW: Complete Ch. 1 with annotations

    10/8

    • Review William Golding Bio
    • LoTF Quickwrite Question
    • Anticipation Guide
    • Era Observation Matrix
    • LoTF Movie Trailer

    10/ 5 

    • Review William Golding Bio
    • LoTF Quickwrite Question
    • Anticipation Guide LoTF
    • Era Observation Matrix
    • LoTF Movie Trailer

    10/3 & 10/4

    • QSMA
    • Revise Essay Google Doc
    • Essay Corrections Due
    • Common Lit: "Masque of the Red Death"
    • William Golding Bio
    • HW: Complete William Golding Bio

    10/1 & 10/2

    • QSMA
    • Lit Term Quiz #1
    • Complete Essay Corrections
    • CRL Packet/ Summaries Due
    • Document Analysis/ Essay Planning Sheet Due
    • No Red Ink Diagnostic: Parallel Structure
    • HW: Finish Essay Corrections

    9/27 & 9/28

    • Continue Informative Essay Rough Draft
    • Create Turn It In Account
    • Begin Essay Corrections

    9/25 & 9/26

    • Lit Term #1-5 Review Lit Term #1-5 PowerPoint
    • Book of the Month Form
    • Compose CRL #1:Rough Draft
    • HW:Study for Lit Terms Quiz

    9/24

    • Independent Reading 
    • Lit Term #5:Tone and Mood
    • Complete Document Analysis Sheet: Thesis Statement
    • Plan Essay Body Paragraphs w/ Essay Planning Sheet Google Doc
    • HW: Complete Essay Planning Sheet 

    9/21

    • Independent Reading 
    • Lit Term #5: Tone and Mood
    • Review Document Analysis Sheet Google Doc
    • Informative Writng
    • Plan Rough Draft of CRL Essay

    9/19 & 9/20

    • Independent Reading: Week 4
    • Lit Term #4: Symbolism
    • Revise Text-Based Questions from Miracle on the Hudson in goformative.com
    • Begin Document Analysis Sheet for Red Death & Miracle on the Hudson
    • HW: Complete the Document Analysis Sheet

    9/17 & 9/18

    • Lit Term #2 Denotation/ Connotation & Lit Term #3: Point of View
    • CRL #1: Heroics Behind the Miracle on the Hudson
    • Video: Flight 1549 Sully's Perspective
    • Read Article w/ Sticky Note Summaries
    • Text-Dependent Questions
    • Socrative Space Race
    • HW: Miracle on the Hudson Vocabulary.com Practice

    9/13 & 9/14

    • Independent Reading 
    • SOW #1 Quiz
    • Begin CRL #1: Response to Crisis
    • Video: Edgar Allen Poe Bio
    • Read Masque of the Red Death
    • Sticky Note Summaries

    9/11 & 9/12

    • Independent Reading: Week 3
    • SOW #1: Compund Sentences Editing SOW #1
    • Performance Task: Business Letter 
    • CommonLit: The Lottery Assessment
    • HW: Vocabulary.com Practice The Lottery

    9/7 & 9/10

    • Independent Reading
    • SOW #1: Compound Sentences
    • Review HW Rank Order of Characters
    • Writer's Notebook: The Lottery Summary
    • The Lottery Selection Test 
    • Message/ Opinion T-Chart for Performance Task

    9/5 & 9/6

    • Independent Reading: Week 2/ Set Goal
    • SOW #1: Compound Sentences
    • Continue reading, The Lottery
    • Character Description Chart
    • HW: Rank Order Graphic Organizer

    8/31 & 9/4

    • Independent Reading
    • Denotation & Connotation: Lottery
    • Begin reading, The Lottery w/ Guided Questions
    • HW: AOW #1: Benefits of Reading

    8/29 & 8/30

    • Independent Reading
    • The Wife's Story Final Draft Google Doc
    • Review HW Vocab Chart: The Lottery
    • Author Bio: Shirley Jackson

    8/27 & 8/28

    • Indpendent Reading: Week 1/ Writing Conferences
    • Character Motivation Evidence Chart
    • The Wife's Story Short Response Rough Draft
    • Preview The Lottery Vocabulary
    • HW: The Lottery Vocabulary Chart

    8/21 & 8/22

    8/23 & 8/24

    Station Rotation: The Wife's Story

    • 1. Small Group Instruction: Annotate text
    • 2. Collaborative Work: Google Doc #2,4 & 7
    • 3. Independent Practice: Close Reader #1 & 3
    • 4. Academic Conversation: Google Form 
    • 5. Collaborative Work: Vocabulary Google Slides Collaborative Assignment
    • 6. Independent Practice: Level Up Tutorial Suspense & Foreshadowing/ Google Form
    • HW: Complete Google Doc and/or Google Slides 

    8/17 & 8/20

    • BWA: Baseline Writing Assessment
    • Class Procedures PPT
    • Review "The Green Killer"
    • HW: The Green Killer- complete ten text annotations

    8/15 & 8/16

    • Chromebook Rotations
    • Google Classroom
    • No Red Ink: Parts of Speech Diagnostic
    • Vocabulary.com: "The Green Killer" Vocab. Practice
    • Google Docs Scavenger Hunt
    • HW: Complete "The Green Killer" Vocab. Practice

    8/13 & 8/14

    • Welcome Back
    • First Day Rotations
    • Where I'm From Assignment
    • HW: Complete Where I'm From Template; select Independent Reading book