• Distance Learning Week of April 6th-10th

    • Attendance: Complete Daily Check-In Form on Google Classroom (A Days or B Days ONLY)
    • Optional Zoom Office Hours Meeting TUESDAY 4/7 10-11 AM
    • Weekly Assignments via Google Classroom: DUE FRIDAY 4/10
      • Called Out Close Reading: BEFORE Reading Journal Prompt & Question 
      • Called Out Close Reading: DURING Reading Annotation Steps #1-10
      • Called Out Close Reading: AFTER Reading Denotation/ Connotation & Language Chart 
    • Independent Reading Video on Flipgrid 

    Distance Learning Begins; April 1st-3rd

    • Check email for Distance Learning Information
    • Sign up for Remind 
    • Complete Daily Check-In Form for Attendance via Google Classroom
    • Weekly Assignments on Google Classroom: Vocabulary Word Squares DUE TUESDAY 4/7
    • View Zoom Video Conferencing directions
    • Meet via Zoom on Thursday:
      • 1st Period: 9:00-9:20
      • 2nd Period: 9:20-9:40
      • 3rd Period: 9:40-10:00
      • 4th Period: 10:00-10:20
      • 5th Period: 10:20-10:40
      • 6th Period: 10:40-11:00

    3/30 & 3/31  No School

    • Supplemental Student Learning Resources Week 2
    • from Revolution 2.0
    • Letter to Lord Viceroy

    3/23-3/27 No School

    • Supplemental Student Learning Resources Week 1
    • Letter from Birmingham Jail (completed Quarter 2)

    Spring Break 3/16-3/20


    3/13

    • Macbeth World Cafe

    3/11 & 3/12

    • QSMA #3 
    • Macbeth Summative Writing Assessment
    • Macbeth World Cafe (3/12)

    3/9 & 3/10

    • Macbeth Presentations (3/9)
    • Macbeth Summative Writing Assessment
    • QSMA #3

    3/5 & 3/6

    • Macbeth Project Work Day #3
    • Begin Macbeth Presentations
    • Assign Macbeth Summative Writing Assessment

    3/3 & 3/4

    • Rough Draft Presentation Notes DUE
    • Review Act 5
    • Selection Test Macbeth Act 5

    3/2

    • Complete Presentation Notes
    • Macbeth Discussion Questions (Google Classroom) 
    • Watch Macbeth Act 5

    2/27 & 2/28

    • Review Act 5.2-5.4
    • Small Group Reading: Act 5.6
    • Small Group Questions
    • Reader's Theatre: Act 5.7 & 5.8
    • Project Work Day #2 Character Map (Google Slides)

     

    2/26 Early Release Day 1st & 3rd Period Mental Wellness Training

     

    2/24 & 2/25 Monday 2/24 Algebra 1 EOC Testing- No 1st Period

    • Summary of Act 5.1
    • Read Macbeth Act 5.2-5.5
    • Project Work Day #1 Character Map (Google Slides)

    2/20 & 2/21

    • Summary of Act 4.2 & 4.3 Writer's Notebook
    • Audio: Act 5.1 Lady Macbeth's Downfall
    • Small Group Questions
    • Dramatic Reading: Lady Macbeth Then & Now
    • Writer's Notebook: Quick Write Act 5.1
    • Assign Act 4 Test: Character Project (Google Slides)
    • HW: Act 4 Character & Central Ideas Tracking Tool  

    2/18 & 2/19

    • Summary of Act 4.1 Writer's Notebook
    • Choral Reading of Act 4.1 
    • PBS Video: Act 4.1 Macbeth & the Apparations 
    • Writer's Notebook: Quick Write Act 4.1- How do the interactions between Macbeth and the Witches advance the plot? 
    • PBS Video: Act 4.2 Lady Macduff & Son
    • Course Hero Summary Act 4.3
    • HW Scaffolding Tool Act 4.3

    2/13 & 2/14

    • Summary of Act 3.5 & 3.6 Writer's Notebook 
    • Review Act 3
    • Macbeth Act 3 Selection Test
    • Complete Act 3 Character & Central Ideas Tracking Tool

    2/11 & 2/12

    • Dramatic Reading: Ghost of Banquo
    • HW Scaffolding Tool Act 3.5 & 3.6
    • Act 3 Character & Central Ideas Tracking Tool 
    • Career Shines (Step 3 & 4)

    2/7 & 2/10

    • HW Scaffolding Tool 3.3 & 3.4
    • Review Act 3.1-3.3 
    • RSC Film Comparision Tool & Video Clip: Ghost of Banquo
    • Quick Write Act 3.4

    2/5 & 2/6 

    • Summary Act 3.1-3.3 Writer's Notebook
    • Complete Act 2 Character & Central Ideas Tracking Tool
    • Act 3 Dramatic Readings: Assign Roles & Perform 
    • Quick Write Act 3.1

    2/3 & 2/4

    • Complete Act 2 Word Map Test/ Grade Act 1 Quick Writes
    • Character Development Chart: Macbeth & Lady Macbeth
    • Central Ideas Chart: Appearance vs Reality
    • Review Act 2.4 HW Scaffolding Tool
    • Video: PBS Macbeth Act 2.2-2.4
    • HW: Complete Act 2 Word Map/ Independent Reading

    1/30 & 1/31

    • Macbeth Summary Video Act 2 Scene 1
    • Summarize Act 2.1
    • Act 2.1 Quick Write
    • Jigsaw Acting Roles for Act 2.2-2.3
    • Assign Act 2 Word Map Test 
    • HW: Act 2.4 Scaffolding Tool/ Locate text evidence for Word Map

    1/28 & 1/29

    • Summarize Act 1.7
    • Review Act 1/ Text Evidence Flashcards
    • Macbeth Act 1 Selection Test
    • Act 2.1 Dagger Soliloquy Film Comparision
    • HW: Read Act 2.2 Google Classroom

    1/23 & 1/24

    1/22 Early Release Day- Mental Wellness Training; No Classes


    1/18 & 1/21

    1/15 & 1/16

    1/13 & 1/14- FSA Writing Field Test; No 2nd Period

    • SOW #5 Quiz
    • Video & Notes: Shakespeare's Bio
    • Act 5 Soliloquy handout
    • Read Macbeth Act 1.1 & 1.2
    • HW: Study for Why Read Shakespeare Test

    1/9 & 1/10

    • SOW #5 Colons
    • Macbeth Anticipation Guide
    • Video & Quiz: Test Your Shakespeare IQ
    • Review Guided Questions
    • CRL 2 Argument Frame Sadie Gennis DUE 
    • HW: Study for Why Read Shakespeare Test

    1/7 & 1/8

    • SOW #5 Colons
    • Read Why Read Shakespeare 
    • Complete Vocabulary 
    • Video & Notes: TEDed Why You Should Read Macbeth
    • HW: Print CRL 2 Argument Frame: Gennis

    Winter Break 12/20-1/6


    12/16-12/19

    • Mid-Term/ Final Exam Week-Collections Unit 5 Test

    12/12 & 12/13

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences- Collect Grades
    • SOW #4 Quiz
    • Review responses for TDQ's #5-8
    • Read "Why Reality TV is Good for Us,"Define Vocabulary
    • Annotate Claim/ Supporting Details
    • Draft: Argument Frame- Sadie Gennis (Google Classroom)
    • Discuss Mid-Terms
    • HW: Complete Argument Frame/ Read Independently; Notebook Check next week 

    12/10 & 12/11

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • QSMA for 2nd Quarter
    • Complete Argument Frame- Murrow
    • CRL 2: Why Reality TV is Good for Us, Read Independently
    • Answer Text-Dependent Questions #5-8
    • HW: Complete TD Questions/ Read Independently

    12/6 & 12/9

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • SOW #4: Semicolon Usage
    • Review Main Idea of RTNDA Speech (Paragraphs 1-10)
    • TDQ #3: Research Historical References (Google Classroom)
    • TSIS Argument Frame- Edward R. Murrow
    • HW: Complete TSIS Argument Frame (Google Classroom)

    12/4 & 12/5 Wednesday 12/4 Algebra 1 EOC Testing, No 2nd Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • SOW #4: Semicolon Usage
    • Film Clip: Good Night & Good Luck
    • Annotation Guide #1-5 w/ RTNDA Speech
    • Preview Fast Food Nation
    • HW: Complete Annotation Steps #1-5

    12/2 & 12/3-Tuesday 12/3 Algebra 1 EOC Testing, No 1st Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • SOW #4: Semicolon Usage
    • Begin CRL 2: The Reality of TV
    • Read Excerpt from Murrow's RTNDA Speech
    • Text Dependent Questions #1, 2 & 4
    • Video: Food Inc. Trailer
    • HW: Complete TDQ's/ IR

    Thanksgiving Break 11/25-11/29


    11/21 & 11/22

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Review HW: Just v. Unjust Laws
    • Close Read: LFBJ Annotate Paragraphs 15-21
    • LFBJ Selection Test
    • LFBJ Rhetorical Analysis Chart/ Banner Activity
    • HW: Complete LFBJ Rhetorical Chart/ Independent Reading

    11/19 & 11/20

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Quick Write: LFBJ Civil Disobedience Prompt
    • Close Read: LFBJ Annotate Paragraphs 12-14
    • Video: Letter from Birmingham Jail
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Summarize Just/ Unjust Laws

    11/15 & 11/18

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Quick Write: LFBJ Segregation Prompt
    • Google Classroom: Birmingham's Racial Ordinances #1-4
    • Video: The Children's Crusade/ Take Notes
    • Close Read: LFBJ Annotate Paragraphs 6-11
    • HW: Independent Reading/ LFBJ Test 11/21 & 11/22

    11/13 & 11/14

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • SOW #3 Quiz (Compound Sentences)
    • Quick Write: LFBJ Justice Prompt
    • Online Textbook: LFBJ Screencast Lines 1-12
    • Mini Lesson: Rhetoric & Rhetorical Appeals handout
    • Close Read: Annotate LFBJ Paragraphs 1-5
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Complete LFBJ Paragraph Summaries

    11/11 & 11/12

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Collection 6-Respond to Quote p.317
    • Letter from Birmingham Jail PPT
    • Video: NEWSEUM LFBJ/ Take Notes 
    • LFBJ Vocab. Chart 
    • HW: Complete Picture & Sentence on Vocab. Chart/ Independent Reading

    11/7 & 11/8 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Assessment: Texas v. Johnson
    • Study: American Flag Stands for Tolerance
    • Draft: Analysis Paragraph Revision
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Study for SOW #3 Quiz

    11/5 & 11/6

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocabulary: American Flag Stands for Tolerance
    • Study: American Flag Article & Annotation Guide
    • Draft: American Flag Analysis Paragraph
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for test next class 11/7 & 11/8

     


    11/1 & 11/4

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Performance Task p.17
    • Draft: Proofread CRL w/ Task Cards
    • Vocabulary: Study Texas v. Johnson terms on Quizlet
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for TX v. Johnson Test 

    10/30 & 10/31

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocab Quiz
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Analyze the Text Quest. 1-5 p. 17
    • Review for Texas v. Johnson Test
    • Draft: CRL Essay Revision 
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study Texas v. Johnson Test next class

    10/28 & 10/29

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Mini Lessons: SOW #3 Compound Sentences
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson Review Close Read Notes HW
    • Jigsaw: Analyze the Text Questions p.17 #1-4
    • Draft: CRL #1 Essay Corrections
    • Socrative Vocab. Review Game
    • HW: Essay Corrections DUE next class; Study for Vocab. Quiz next class 10/30 & 10/31

    10/24 & 10/25

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Review One Sentence Summaries
    • Close Read Notes #1-8  
    • Draft: Upload CRL #1 to Turnitin.com/ Complete Error Chart
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Finish Close Read Notes/ Study for Vocab. Quiz

    10/22 & 10/23

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences (Set new goals)
    • Vocabulary: Texas v. Johnson
    • Collections eBook: Close Read Screencast
    • Study: Texas v. Johnson One Sentence Summaries
    • Draft: Upload BWA to Turnitin.com/ Complete Error Chart
    • HW: Finish One Sentence Summaries for TX v. Johnson/ Independent Reading

    10/18 & 10/21

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Analyze First Amendment Infographic 
    • Writing: Watch C-SPN Video: Gary Johnson Interview
    • Draft: CRL Informative Rough Draft 
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading & Study for SOW #2 Quiz 10/21 & 10/22

    10/16

    PSAT Testing- No 1st/ 3rd Period

    10/15 & 10/17

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Texas v. Johnson Quick Write
    • Academic Conversations
    • Study: Read Background Summary of Texas v. Johnson
    • Video: Gary Johnson and Lawyer
    • Draft: Complete Rough Draft- DUE next class
    • HW: Finish Rough Draft/ Continue Independent Reading

    10/10 & 10/11

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Vocab. Quiz (A Day)
    • Study: How to Write a Conclusion
    • Draft: Continue CRL Rough Draft- Conclusion
    • Essay Planning Sheet DUE
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading

    10/8 & 10/9

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • QSMA/ Vocab. Quiz (B Day)
    • Notebook Check
    • Study: Paragraph Model
    • Draft: Continue CRL Rough Draft- Body
    • HW: Finish Essay Planning Outline/ Continue Independent Reading

    10/7

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • QSMA 
    • Notebook Check
    • Vocabulary Review
    • HW: Study for Vocab Quiz 10/9 & 10/10; Independent Reading

    HOCO Week: Spirit Day- Wacky Wildcat Games (1st) & Kats Kapers (5th)

    10/4 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Notebook Check
    • Vocabulary Review
    • HW: Continue Independent Reading/ Study for Vocab Quiz 

     HOCO Week: Grandparents vs. Babies & Decade Day

    10/2 & 10/3 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Notebook Check
    • Draft: Informative Essay Rough Draft- Introduction
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary; Quiz 10/9 & 10/10
    • HW: Independent Reading/ Study Vocab.

    HOCO WEEK: Meme Day & Twin Day

    9/30 & 10/1 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Censorship by the Numbers infographic/ Miracle on the Hudson Summary
    • Study: Essay Planning Outline
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary
    • HW: Continue reading 

    9/26 & 9/27

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1 Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Quick Write on Video- Fight, Flight, Freeze Response/ ABC Strategy- Brainstorming
    • Study: Document Analysis
    • Vocabulary: CRL Vocabulary
    • HW: Complete Weekly IR pages

    9/24 & 9/25

    Algebra 1 EOC Testing- No 1st Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1: Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Take notes on Video: Flight 1549 
    • Study: Text 3-"Miracle on the Hudson" using Annotation Steps 1-10
    • SOW #2: Parallel Structure 
    • HW: Complete Weekly Independent Reading pages

    9/23

    Algebra 1 EOC Testing- No 2nd Period

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • CRL #1: Response to Crisis
    • Writing: Scurvy at Sea Summary
    • Scurvy at Sea Images PPT
    • Study: Read Scurvy at Sea/ Guided Reading Questions
    • SOW #2: Parallel Structure
    • HW: Complete Weekly IR pages

     


    9/20 

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Scurvy at Sea Images PPT
    • Study: Read Scurvy at Sea; Guided Reading Questions
    • SOW #2 Parallel Structure
    • HW: Complete Independent Reading

    9/18 & 9/19

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Video: Masque of the Red Death Pt. 1 & 2
    • Review Guided Questions 1-4
    • Writing: Summary of Red Death
    • Lottery Selection Test
    • Begin Scurvy at Sea PPT
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; Lottery Vocab. Quiz

    9/16 & 9/17

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Video: Edgar Allen Poe Bio
    • Masque of the Red Death Images PPT
    • Study: Begin CRL #1: Response to Crisis; Masque of the Red Death
    • Audio: Masque of the Red Death
    • Begin Guided Reading Questions
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; The Lottery Selection Test 9/18 & 8/19

    9/12 & 9/13

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences- BOOKS DUE
    • Writing: 9/11 Quick Write Falling Man/ Infographic
    • Study: The Lottery-Review Tone/ Word Choice/ Pacing/ Mood
    • Draft: Complete Quick Writes 
    • Vocabulary Quiz
    • HW: Weekly IR pages; The Lottery Selection Test 9/18 & 9/19

    9/10 & 9/11

    • Independent Reading
    • Review Pt.1 of The Lottery 
    • Video: The Lottery Pt. 1
    • Audio: Read Part 2 of The Lottery p.31-33
    • Complete The Wife's Story Assessement
    • Finish BWA Draft on Google Classroom
    • No Red Ink Diagnostic: SOW #1 Subject Verb Agreement
    • HW: Independent Reading books DUE 9/11 & 9/12; Vocabulary Quiz 9/12 & 9/13

    9/6 & 9/9

    STATION ROTATION MODEL

    • GoFormative: The Wife's Story Assessment
    • Independent Reading
    • Google Classroom: BWA Google Docs
    • CommonLit: The Lottery
    • Review The Wife's Story Vocabulary 
    • HW: Read IR pages

    8/30 & 9/5

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Quick Write: A Letter to My Younger Self
    • Study: The Wife's Story-Review Character/ Word Choice/ Structure
    • Draft: Complete On Turning Ten & Letter QW
    • Vocabulary: The Wife's Story
    • HW: Continue to read IR book

    8/28 & 8/29

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Writing: Quick Write On Turning Ten
    • Study: Focus on Foreshadowing; Annotate The Wife's Story
    • Complete BWA/ Memoir/ Quick Write
    • Vocabulary: Narrative Academic Language
    • HW: Continue to read IR book; Pages due Friday

    8/26 & 8/27

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Book Talk: One of Us Is Lying
    • Notebook Writing: 100-Word Memoir
    • Study: The Wife's Story 
    • Complete BWA Rough Draft/ Memoir
    • Vocabulary: Narrative Academic Language
    • HW: Read IR book; Goal pages due on Friday

    8/22 & 8/23

    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Media Center: Textbook Distribution
    • Writing: BWA Rough Draft
    • Notebook Check & Collect HW Grade/ Review Goals
    • HW: Read IR book- Collect HW grade

    8/20 & 8/21

    • SOW #1 Review/ Quiz
    • Independent Reading/ Conferences
    • Book Talk: If I Stay
    • Vocabulary: Define words from IR
    • Video: Being 12: The Year Everything Changes/ 100-Word Memoir
    • Writing: BWA Continue Text Coding
    • HW: Read IR book

    8/16 & 8/19

    • Book Talk: A List of Cages
    • Read: IR books/ Reading Rate/ Set Goals
    • Mini Lesson: SOW #1 Subj/Verb Agreement
    • Vocabulary: Define words from IR 
    • Writing: BWA Text Code Sources
    • HW: Read IR book

    8/14 & 8/15

    • Book Talk: All American Boys
    • Read: Visit Media Center/ Select Independent Reading books
    • Mini Lesson: SOW Subj./ Verb Agreement
    • Writing: Topic Blast- Childhood
    • ABC Strategy for Demand Writing
    • Begin Baseline Writing Assessment
    • HW: Begin IR book; Due 9/11 (A Day) &. 9/12 (B Day)

    8/12 & 8/13

    • Reading Survey/ Student Conferences
    • Book Talk: Speak
    • Book Pass & What I'm Reading List
    • Distribute/ Organize Writing Notebooks
    • Review Classroom Expectations