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*STUDENTS NEED TO BRING A NOVEL OF THEIR CHOOSING TO CLASS EVERY DAY FOR SUSTAINED SILENT READING (SSR)
May 27-31: review for finals and final exams
May 20 - 24: Short Story writing.
May 13 - 17: vocab quiz; short stories "By the Waters of Babylon" p. 308 and "There Will Come Soft Rains" p. 324.
May 6 - May 10: Review for test over unit 2; Test over unit 2: intro to unit 3
April 29 - May 3: vocab quiz; grammar - voice of verbs: short stories "The Gift" p. 252 and "A Marraige Proposal" p. 258
April 22-26: vocab quiz; use of comparisons; short stories "The Teacher Who Changed My life" p. 226 and "Like the Sun" p. 224
April 15-19: vocab quiz; run-on sentences; short story, Shoofly Pie, p. 182; fragments, short story Possibility of Evil p. 202.
Mar. 11-15: SPRING BREAK
Mar. 4-8: vocab quiz; sentence fragments and run-ons; Eulogy for Dr. King p. 980; Marriage is a private affair p. 984
Feb. 25-Mar. 1: RESEARCH PAPER DUE; intro to unit 9; clauses; Night p. 940; Farewell to Manzanar p. 952; Montgomery Boycott p 968
Feb. 18-22: End of Grading Period; vocab quiz; grammar, clauses; work on research paper.
Feb. 11-15: Act 5 of Julius Caesar; open book test over Acts 3&4; vocab quiz; Assign research paper.
Feb. 4- 8: Vocab Quiz; Open book test over agreement of subject and verb; Act 4 of Julius Caesar.
Jan. 28 - Feb. : Open book test on Acts 1 & 2 of Julius Caesar; read Act 3; continue with agreement of subject and verb; vocab quiz .
Jan. 22-25: Julius Caesar Act 2 and 3; read aloud in class and do reading guide; grammar - agreement of subject and verb. vocab quiz.
Jan. 14 - 18: Benchmark testing two days; Julius Caesar Act 2; sc. 1; grammar - agreement of subject and verb.
Jan. 8-11: Intro to Shakespeare; Julius Caesar; Read Act 1 aloud and do reading guide; grammar - agreement of subject and verb; vocab quiz.
Dec. 17-21 - Final Exams
Dec. 10 -14 - The Greek Drama "Antigone" pages 1094 to end. Reading guides. Vocab quiz.
Dec 3-7 - The Greek Drama "Antigone" pages 1068-1093. Reading guides. Vocab quiz
Nov. 26 - grammar- shift in verb tense; review for test- POETRY TEST NOV. 29.
Nov. 19-20 - grammar- progressive and emphatic form; poems 816-824.
Nov. 12-16 - vocab quiz; SSR; grammar verb tense and form; poems p. 794-800; and 802-806.
Nov. 5-9 - vocab quiz on thurs. grammar infintives and verb tense; poems p. 778-783; and p. 786-791.
Oct 29-Nov 2. Persuasive essay due Oct. 31. Vocab quiz; cbq reading; Intro to unit 7 poetry.
Oct 22-29 - Unit 6 test on Oct. 23; cbq writing; political ads; prewrite persuasive essay on political candidate.
WEEK 5- UNIT 1 TEST SEPT. 24; LITERARY ANALYSIS DUE SEPT 24; reading guide for intro to unit 6.
WEEK 4 - SSR; grammar different kinds of pronouns; read The Interlopers and do reading guide; ESSAY - LITERARY ANALYSIS: REVIEW FOR TEST OVER UNIT 1 ON SEPT. 24.
WEEK 3 - Summer reading book report due: root word vocab quiz; grammar pronouns; read By the Waters of Bablyon p. 308; due reading guide.
WEEK 2 - SSR; grammar pronouns; root word vocab quiz; continue with story Harrison Bergeron; new reading By The Waters of Babylon p. 308
WEEK 1 - SSR; grammar nouns and verbs; intro to Unit 1 - The Short Story: Harrison Bergeron p. 48
May 27 - 31: final exam reviews and final exam
May 20 - 24: Act five of Romeo and Juliet and test
May 13-17: test over acts 3& 4 of Romeo and Juliet and act 5.
May 6 - May 10: Acts 3 & 4 of Romeo and Juliet
April 29 - May 3: Act 2 of Romeo and Juliet and test over acts 1&2
April 22-26: Intro to Shakepeare: Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet
April 15-19: finish short stories; test review, test over unit 3
Mar. 11-15 SPRING BREAK
Mar. 4-8: Test review over unit 9; test over unit 9; intro to unit 3.
Feb. 25-Mar. 1: vocab quiz; clauses; readings American History p. 962; poetry p. 982
Feb. 18-22: vocab quiz; clauses; intro to unit 9; readings Angela's Ashes p. 924; Revisiting Sacred Ground p 940; Blues Aint... p. 950.
Feb. 11-15: Unit 5 Test; vocab quiz; grammar clauses; work on How To project; How to project due Feb. 15
Feb. 4-8: Vocab quiz, open book grammar test on agreement of subject and verb. review for unit 5 test; work on how to project.
Jan. 28- Feb. 1: Reading selections "The Lost Boys"; "The Open Window"; vocab quiz; continue with agreement of subject and verb.
Jan. 22-25: finish benchmark; Reading selections "Georgia O'keefe" and "Who Killed the Iceman"; vocab quiz; continue with agreement of subject and verb.
Jan. 14-18: Benchmark testing two days; Reading selection "Island Morning"; grammar -agreement of subject and verb
Jan. 8- 11 - Intro to unit 5; grammar - agreement of subject and verb; vocab quiz.
Dec. 17-21 - Final Exams.
Dec. 10-14 - The play the Odyssey, pages 1224-1265. Reading guides. Vocab Quiz
Dec. 3-7 - The play the Odyssey, pages 1204-1223. Reading guides. Vocab Quiz
Nov. 26-30 - shift in verb tense; review for test; POETRY TEST ON NOV. 28
Nov. 19-20. grammar progessive and emphatic form; poems 792-796.
Nov. 12-16 - vocab quiz, grammar- verb tense; poems 774-782.
Nov. 5-9 - Vocab quiz on wed; grammar lessons infintives and verb tense; poems p.748-753 and 756 - 761.
Oct. 29-Nov. 3 - Persuasive essay due Oct. 30; vocab quiz; cbq reading; intro to unit 7, poetry.
Oct 22 - Oct 26 - Test over unit 6 on Oct 22; cbq reading; Public service announcements; prewrite persuasive essay on nonprofit organization.
WEEK 5 - TEST OVER UNIT 1 SEPT 25; SHORT STORY DUE 27; introduction to unit 6.
WEEK 4 - SSR; grammar different kinds of pronouns; reading The Gift of the Magi p. 100; NARRATIVE ESSAY PREWRITE; REVIEW FOR TEST OVER UNIT 1 ON SEPT. 25.
WEEK 3 - Summer reading book report due; root word vocab quiz; finish disucssing A Sound of Thunder: read The Most Dangerous Game; p. 58; will meet with grade level principal and counselor during class time.
WEEK 2 - SSR; grammar verb; root word vocab quiz; continue with A Sound of Thunder; new reading The Most Dangerous Game p. 58
WEEK 1 - SSR; grammar nouns and verbs; intro to Unit 1 - The Short Story : A Sound of Thunder p. 36