Monday: Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz; Brainstorm Student Proposal information for Senior Project (teachers from the Student Proposal committee will come in this week to answer questions regrading this component of the SP).
Tuesday: College Entrance Essays-Essay Prompts & Tips for Writing Admission Essays; What does a Socratic seminar look like? Practice creating and responding to questions for Thursday's test by creating and answering three questions from "The Boar Hunt" for practice.
Wednesday: Practice Socratic Seminar; receive new short story "The Sniper"
Thursday: Short Story Summative Test-Socratic Seminar & Constructed-Response
*Fabulous job today during Socratic Seminar! A lot of you really provided excellent analysis to your peer's questions.*
Friday: Origins Pretest (Moved to Tuesday); Q & A with committee member for Student Proposals-continue work on proposals and/or college entrance essay (first TYPED draft due Tuesday)
Monday: Receive 2nd set of unit 2 vocabulary terms & definitions; finalize "The Interlopers" Front Page Newspaper activity.
Tuesday: Read Jose Vasconcelos' "The Boar Hunt" and write an inference of what you think will happen to the characters of the short story.
Wednesday: Share inference writing activity; finish "The Boar Hunt" and introduce Tic.Tac.Toe activities of theme, plot, characterization, character development, and setting.
Thursday: Senior Project meeting regarding Student Proposal in auditorium; complete "Boar Hunt" Tic.Tac.Toe activities (Due Friday, 8.26). Missing the handouts?
Friday: Vocabulary unit 2 quiz moved to Monday; submit "Boar Hunt" activities; finalize Resume for Senior Project in Media Center (Due Thursday, 9.1.16).
*Today is the last day I will take you to the Computer Lab to work on your Resume for Senior Project.*
Monday: Senior Project meeting in auditorium regarding expectations of Resumes; receive 1st 10 Unit 2 vocabulary terms.
Tuesday: Read "Lamb to the Slaughter," complete reading questions (3-6, & 9) and crime scene report, and discussion of story.
Wednesday: Finish watching Alfred Hitchcock's "Lamb to the Slaughter," evaluate the film compared to the short story.
Thursday: Working in Media Center on Resume for Senior Project.
Friday: Begin reading "The Interlopers."
Monday: Senior Project Meeting in Auditorium
Tuesday: Review plot structure of short stories and analysis of "Scrat's Continental Crackup;" receive second set of 10 vocabulary terms for unit 1; begin reading Guy de Maupassant's "The Necklace."
Wednesday: Finish reading "The Necklace," work on short response questions and lecture regarding supporting commentary of textual evidence; how to write compound sentences using 10 of the 20 vocabulary terms for unit 1 due Friday (8.12) before VOCABULARY QUIZ.
Thursday: Review expectations of writing an effective body paragraph, then construct a body paragraph; finalize questions for "The Necklace" and class discussion on story.
*Don't forget to complete 10 sentences for vocabulary terms with compound sentences and study for quiz tomorrow on Quizlet!*
Friday: Vocabulary quiz unit 1 today; grammar quiz for data (sorry).
Welcome back! This week, we'll cover expectations for World Literature and the Senior Project.
Monday: M.U.G #1, Ms. Wickham's Intro, Procedures & Norms PPT, and Welcome sheet.
Tuesday: Tell This Story #1, Syllabus, Coat of Arms, and Vocabulary Unit 1.
Wednesday: Quote of the Week #1, Finish Coat of Arms, and begin Letter of Introduction (due Friday, August 5th).
Thursday: (Ms. Wickham out) Review business letter format, finish Letter of Introduction, "Hairs" short story with Mrs. Lyons.
Friday: (Ms. Wickham out) Media Center for information regarding Senior Project