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English III : When absent, don't forget to check this website for your assignments .

*** As of April 2018, please check the Agenda in Google Classroom. 

Tuesday, Mar. 6
  1. SSR- calculate the number of pages you can read in 10 minutes.
  2. Fill out Book Log for the 5th Six Weeks on Google Classroom.
  3. Complete missing work or study hall. 
  4. Note: Tomorrow, I will assign lunch detention to anyone who is still missing work.
  5. HW: Read your independent reading book. AR test for this six weeks will be due  on Wednesday, April 18 by 4:00 PM.
Monday, Mar. 5
  1. Warm-up: DLS # 103
  2. Complete Reading Test on AR system.
  3. HW: Read your independent reading book. AR test for this six weeks will be due on Wednesday, April 18 by 4:00 PM.
Friday, Mar. 2
  1. Turn in (on Google Classroom) Olympics Comparison Essay.
Wednesday, Feb. 21
  1. DLS Warm-up #100
  2. Finish all 5 Writing Practice Journals. If you do not finish by the end of class, you will need to finish them up in tutorials or during another class period.
Tuesday, Feb. 20
  1. DLS Warm-up #99
  2. Continue drafting Olympics Comparion Essays.
Monday, Feb. 19
  1. DLS Warm-up #98
  2. Begin drafting Olympics Comparison Essays.
Friday, Feb. 16
  1. Continue working on Writing Process Journals (see handout.)
Thursday, Feb. 15
  1. Begin working on writing two of the Writing Practice Journals (see handout.)
Wednesday, Feb. 14
  1. Warm-up: DLS #95
  2. SSR
  3. Work on Outline of Olympics Essay. Outline must be completed and approved before final submission of your essay. Turn outline in to Google Classroom (Google Doc or picture of hardcopy)
  4. Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier that first announced.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Tuesday, Feb. 13
  1. Warm-up: DLS #94
  2. SSR
  3. Brainstorm Thesis and Discuss Essay Organization (see notes handout)
Monday, Feb. 12
  1. Warm-up: DLS #92
  2. SSR
  3. Discuss similarities and differences between the Olympics
Friday, Feb. 9
  1. Warm-ups: DLS #93
  2. SSR
  3. Finish working on Olympics Comparison Chart (on Google Classroom)
  4. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Thursday, Feb. 8
  1. Warm-up: DLS #91
  2. SSR
  3. Begin work on Olympics Comparison Chart (on Google Classroom)
  4. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Wednesday, Feb. 7
  1. Warm-up: DLS #90.
  2. Turn in Set of Warm-ups: 73, 74, 75, 76, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, and 90.
  3. Turn in work (if you haven't already.) I'll be assigning lunch detention today for missing work.
- Video Notes
- Paraphrasing Practice
- Jesse Owens Questions

    2. SSR - see notes below.
    3. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 4:00 PM.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.) Also, if you stop reading a book, you will need to submit an updated reading log in Google Classroom with the book you have switched to.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
  1. Turn in paraphrasing practice using 1968 Olympics packet.
  2. Finish watching video of on the 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute. Finish up video notes handout and turn in.
  3. Finish questions over Jesse Owens "Open Letter" and turn them in. (Due by the beginning of class tomorrow if you haven't turned them in already.)
  4. SSR
  5. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier.)
Monday, Feb. 5
  1. SSR
  2. Pass back papers as well as missing grade reports. Be sure to get all missing work turned in as quickly as possible. I'm assigning lunch detention this week for those who still owe work.
  3. Mark passages #1-3 in the 1968 Olympics packet. Paraphrase each section onto notebook paper and then turn in when completed.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Friday, Feb. 2
  1. Watch the video on the 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute. (See Google Classroom for the link.) Complete handout on the video. Turn in if completed. If not, we'll finish the last segment of the video on Monday.
  2. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by  Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Thursday, Feb. 1
  1. SSR
  2. Due to technical difficulties, watching the video on 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute (see Google Classroom for link) was postponed until tomorrow.
  3. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Please note the change in date (1 day earlier).
Wednesday, Jan. 31
  1. SSR
  2. Pass out blue assignment sheet over "Comparison of 1936 and 1968 Olympics Essay Assignment" and "Review of Compare/ Contrast Organization Structures" notes. Discuss assignment.
  3. Go to computer lab and begin work on "Online resources for writing paper."
  4. Anyone still missing any work? If I've returned an assignment to you with a 0, please complete it and resubmit it. 
  5. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Tuesday, Jan. 30
  1. SSR
  2. Turn in questions over "Open Letter to a Young Negro"
  3. Go to computer lab and complete any missing work and print "Healthy Soils" essay for contest if you want to.
Monday, Jan. 29
  1. SSR
  2. Finish reading Jesse Owens' "Open Letter to a Young Negro"
  3. Answer questions #1-12 and #26 in complete sentences.
  4. If you are interested in submitting your "Healthy Soils" essay for the contest, please print your essay and turn it in to me. I will need all essays by tomorrow, Jan. 30.
  5. HW:  Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Friday, Jan. 26

Thursday, Jan. 25
  1. SSR
  2. Begin reading and answering questions in the "1968 Olympics Questions" packet. Turn in whatever you have completed by the end of class.
  3. We will continue work on the Healthy Soils writing tomorrow.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Wednesday, Jan. 24
  1. SSR- calculate how many pages you can read in 10 minutes.
  2. Complete AR Book Log in Google Classroom. Turn in today.
  3. Continue work on  "Healthy Soils are Full of Life" writing assignment in Google Classroom. Due on Friday, Jan. 26.
  4. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Tuesday, Jan. 23
  1. Finish watching The Crucible movie. Complete the movie review handout and turn in.
  2. Begin "Healthy Soils are Full of Life" writing assignment in Google Classroom. Due on Friday, Jan. 26.
  3. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22.
Monday, Jan. 22
  1. Continue  watching  The Crucible  movie. Complete movie review handout as you watch.
  2. HW: Read SSR book. You will need to take an  AR test  for the 4th six weeks by Thursday, Feb. 22. 
Friday, Jan. 19
  1. DLS Warm-up #87.
  2. Continue  watching  The Crucible  movie. Complete movie review handout as you watch.
Thurs., Jan. 18
  1. DLS Warm-up #86.
  2. Begin watching The Crucible movie. Complete movie review handout as you watch.
Wednesday, Jan. 10
  1. Turn in Study Guide questions over The Crucible.
  2. Take Act 2 test.
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Tuesday, Jan. 9
  1. Warm-up: DLS #82
  2. Go over The Crucible Act I Test.
  3. Finish Study Guide questions. Due at the beginning of class tomorrow .
  4. Review Act II. Here are some suggestions for studying:
a. review study guide questions
        b. read over SparkNotes for The Crucible
c. use Crucible Act II Quizlet
        d. watch some youtube videos over Act II
  1. Test tomorrow over Act II.
  2. SSR
  3. HW:  Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Monday, Jan. 8
  1. Warm-up: DLS #81
  2. Continue reading The Crucible Act II. Continue working on the Act II questions.
  3. HW: Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Friday, Jan. 5
  1. Warm-up: DLS #80
  2. Continue reading The Crucible Act II. Continue working on the Act II questions.
  3. HW: Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Thursday, Jan. 4
  1. Warm-up: DLS #79.
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with The Crucible Act II. Read p. 1161-1169. Begin answering questions in packet for Act II.
  4. HW: Read.  AR test  for the 3rd six weeks is due by Thursday, Jan. 11 at 4:00 PM.
Monday, Dec. 18 - Wednesday, Dec. 20
  1. Study Hall. Semester exams are this week.
Friday, Dec. 15
  1. Act I test.
  2. SSR
  3. HW: Read your independent reading book
Thursday, Dec. 14
  1. Warm-up: DLS #76
  2. SSR
  3. Review The Crucible Act I. Test tomorrow.
  4. HW: Study for test and read.
Wednesday, Dec. 13
  1. Warm-up: DLS #75
  2. Finish Act I of The Crucible. Complete the rest of the Act I questions and turn them in.
  3. SSR
  4. Note: Test over Act I will be on Friday.
  5. HW: Read SSR book
Tuesday, Dec. 12
  1. Warm-up: DLS #74
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with Act I
  4. HW: Read
Monday, Dec. 11
  1. Warm-up: DLS #73
  2. Go over Grammar Test #4.
  3. Visit Book Fair
  4. SSR- set new goal for the week.
Friday, Dec. 8
  1. Note: No 1st period today (delayed start)
  2. 2nd period: SSR, and then we caught up on The Crucible. Answer questions through #10 on the first page. 
Thursday, Dec. 7
  1. Turn in Warm-ups. (#56-59, 62, 63, 63 again, 64, 67-70)
  2. Grammar Test #4
  3. SSR
  4. Continue with The Crucible if time allows. 
  5. HW: Read independent reading book.
Wednesday, Dec. 6
  1. Warm-up: DLS #70
  2. Review for Grammar Test #4 tomorrow (Thursday, Dec. 7)
  3. Continue reading The Crucible
  4. Answer questions in packet and turn in by the end of class.
  5. HW: Read
Tuesday, Dec. 5
  1. Warm-up: DLS #69
  2. Continue with The Crucible. Answer in packet through question #5 and turn in by the end of class.
  3. HW: Read
Monday, Dec. 4
  1. Warm-up: DLS #68
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with Crucible
  4. HW: Read
Friday, Dec. 1
  1. Warm-up: DLS 67
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with Crucible
  4. HW: Read
Thursday, Nov. 30
  1. Warm-up: DLS #64
  2. SSR
  3. Continue with Crucible (begin listening to the actual play).
  4. HW: Read
Wednesday, Nov. 29
  1. Warm-up: DLS #63 (same number but a different exercise)
  2. SSR
  3. Begin Crucible - take notes in packet on opening 2 intro pages of play.
  4. HW: Read
Tuesday, Nov. 28
  1. Warm-up: DLS #63
  2. SSR
  3. Finish working on Crucible vocabulary and turn in.
  4. Pass out Crucible packet and begin working on the story.
  5. HW: Read. :-) 
Tuesday, Nov. 21
  1. Warm-up: DLS #62
  2. SSR
  3. Finish watching video over the Salem Witch trials. Finish taking notes over 10 important facts and turn them in.
  4. Begin work on "The Crucible Act I Vocabulary" handout. Turn in whatever you have completed by the end of class.
  5. HW: Be sure to read enough to meet your reading goal for Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Monday, Nov. 20
  1. Warm-up: DLS # 59
  2. SSR
  3. Begin watching video over the Salem Witch trials. Take notes by listing 10 important facts from the video.
  4. HW- read book so that you can meet your reading goal by Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Friday, Nov. 17
  1. Warm-up: DLS #58
  2. SSR
  3. Watch video of "The Fall of the House of Usher" (see link on the side bar)
  4. 1st- go over Grammar Test #3.
  5. Note: Retests for the Grammar Test need to be completed by Thursday, Nov. 30.
  6. HW: Read - your next reading goal is due Tuesday, Nov. 28
Thursday, Nov. 16
  1. Warm-up: DLS #57
  2. SSR 
  3. Go over "House of Usher" questions.
  4. HW: Read
Wednesday, Nov. 15
  1. Warm-up: DLS # 56
  2. Pass back papers. Pass out restroom/ hall passes.
  3. SSR - set new reading goal for Nov. 15-27.
  4. HW: Read your SSR book.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
  1. Turn in Warm-ups - see the list on Friday's agenda.
  2. Take Grammar Test #3
  3. SSR
  4. Pass back papers and go over them if time allows.
  5. HW: Read your SSR book. 
Friday, Nov. 10
  1. DLS Warm-up #51. We will turn in this set of warm-ups on Tuesday before the test. (#32, 33, 36, 37, 38, 39, 42, 43, 44, 45, 50, and 51 - 12 total)
  2. Go over review for Grammar Test #3 on Tuesday, Nov. 14)
  3. Pass back papers. Check grades online to be sure everything has been entered correctly.
  4. SSR
  5. Study hall: complete missing work or read.
  6. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at  2:37  PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Thursday, Nov. 9
  1. Warm-up: DLS #50
  2. SSR
  3. Finish and turn in questions over "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Wednesday, Nov. 8
  1. Warm-up: DLS #45 (Note: Next grammar test will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14.)
  2. Finish "Fall of the House of Usher" questions. Due by the beginning of class on Thursday, Nov. 9.
  3. Read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at  2:37  PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Tuesday, Nov. 7
  1. Warm-up: DLS #44 (Note: Next grammar test will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14.)
  2. Finish "Fall of the House of Usher" questions. Due by the beginning of class on Thursday, Nov. 9.
  3. Read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at  2:37  PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Monday, Nov. 6
  1. Warm-up: DLS #43 (Note: Next grammar test will be on Tuesday, Nov. 14.)
  2. SSR (Anyone need to renew their book?)
  3. Continue working on Poe stuff ("Fall of the House of Usher") from Friday.
  4. HW: Read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at  2:37  PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Friday, Nov. 3
  1. Substitute: Begin work on "Fall of the House of Usther" packet.
Thursday, Nov. 2
  1. Anyone need to renew their library book?
  2. Warm-up: DLS #42
  3. Computer Lab: AR Star Reading test online. 
  4. SSR
  5. Begin work on vocabulary for "The Fall of the House of Usher"
  6. HW: Read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at 2:37 PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Wednesday, Nov. 1
  1. Warm-up: DLS #39
  2. SSR
  3. Finish questions on  "The Raven"  p. 317 #1-4 and turn in . Due today.
  4. HW: Read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at 3:45 PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Tuesday, Oct. 31
  1. Warm-up: DLS #38
  2. SSR
  3. Anyone still need to turn in the Phyllis Wheatley poem work on p. 126 #1-4 ? (Be sure to put a heading and title on your paper.)
  4. Grade vocabulary exercises for Jefferson and Paine.
  5. Read "The Raven" and begin working on questions p. 317 #1-4 . Due on Thursday at the begining of class.
  6. HW: Read
Monday, Oct. 30
  1. Warm-up: DLS #37
  2. SSR- set new weekly goal
  3. Finish p. 126 1-4 (all parts) in complete sentences. Due by 4:00 PM today.
  4. Quiz over Jefferson and Paine has been moved to Wednesday, Nov. 1.
  5. HW: Read  your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on  Friday, Nov. 10 at 3:45 PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Friday, Oct. 27
  1. Warm-up: DLS #36
  2. SSR
  3. Pass back papers.
  4. Read background on Phillis Wheatley on p. 123. Read her poem "To His Excellency, General Washington" on p. 125. Then answer p. 126 1-4 (all parts) in complete sentences. Due Tuesday, Oct. 31.
  5. Note: Quiz over Jefferson and Paine on Monday, Oct. 30 .
  6. HW : read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks on Friday, Nov. 10 at 3:45 PM . This counts as a major grade. 
Thursday, Oct. 26
  1. Warm-up: DLS #33
  2. SSR
  3. Amnesty Day- turn in any missing work by the end of class and today only it won't be counted late.
  4. Note : Anyone who needs to take a  retest  over either the Franklin and Henry test or the Grammar Test #2 needs to do by this Thursday at 4:15 PM. 
  5. HW : read your SSR book. All students need to either take an  AR test  or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a major grade. 
Wednesday, Oct. 25
  1. Start a new set of Warm-ups: DLS # 32
  2. SSR
  3. Go over Grammar Test #2.
  4. Finish handout over  Thomas Paine's excerpt from  The American Crisis #1 if you need to, and turn in.
  5. Note : Anyone who needs to take a retest over either the Franklin and Henry test or the Grammar Test #2 needs to do by this Thursday at 4:15 PM. 
  6. HW : read your SSR book. All students need to either take an AR test or complete an alternate assignment by the end of this 2nd six weeks. This counts as a major grade. 
Tuesday, Oct. 24
  1. Turn in DLS Warm-ups: #15-16, 19-24, 27-31 (thirteen total)
  2. Grammar Test #2.
  3. Complete handout over Thomas Paine's excerpt from The American Crisis #1. Due at the beginning of class tomorrow.
  4. HW: Read your SSR book.
Monday, Oct. 23
  1. Warm-up: DLS #31.  Grammar Test  on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  2. SSR - set weekly reading goal
  3. Read "The Declaration of Independence" on p. 113-115 and answer p. 115 #2ab, 3ab, and 4. Due by the beginning of class on Tuesday.
  4. HW: Read your SSR book.

Friday, Oct. 20
  1. Warm-up: DLS #30.  Grammar Test  on  Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  2. Read "The Declaration of Independence" on p. 113-115 and answer p. 115 #2ab, 3ab, and 4. Due by the beginning of class on Tuesday.
  3. HW: Read your SSR book.
Thursday, Oct. 19
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #29.  Grammar Test  on  Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  2. Pass out Junior Class meal tickets and sign up for stations.
  3. Go over Henry and Franklin test from yesterday.
  4. Complete the vocabulary handout (front and back) for "The Declaration of Independence" and "The American Crisis Number 1" and turn in.
  5. SSR
  6. HW: Read your SSR book.
Wednesday, Oct. 18
  1. Warm-Up: Fill out Career and College handout for Mrs. Fisbeck.
  2. Test (Open Book) over Henry and Franklin.
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read SSR book.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
  1. Warm-up: DLS #28. Grammar Test on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  2. SSR
  3. Review sheet over Henry and Franklin. Test tomorrow over these two passages. 
  4. Finish p. 108 #1-4. Due at the beginning of class tomorrow.
  5. HW: Read.
Monday, Oct. 16
  1. Turn in Benjamin Franklin "Speech in the Convention"
  2. Warm-up: DLS #28
  3. SSR
  4. Discuss Patrick Henry speech
  5. HW: Read your SSR book
Friday, Oct. 13
  1. Turn in Patrick Henry questions if you still need to.
  2. Warm-up: DLS #27
  3. SSR
  4. Read Benjamin Franklin's "Speech in the Convention" p. 104-107. Answer p. 107 1, 2ab, 3ab, and 4a only . Due Monday at the beginning of class .
  5. HW: Finish reading your 2 hours by Monday!
Thursday, Oct. 12
  1. Warm-up: DLS #24
  2. SSR
  3. Finish Patrick Henry questions.  Read p. 99-103. On p. 103, answer #2-4 (all parts) . Due at the  beginning of class on Friday.
  4. HW: Read
Wednesday, Oct. 11
  1. PSAT - all juniors are taking the PSAT.
  2. HW: Read. 
Tuesday, Oct. 10
  1. Warm-up: DLS #23
  2. Pass back papers
  3. SSR (If you were absent yesterday, fill out reading goal today.)
  4. Check out textbooks. Students should take their copy home. We will use the class set of books during school.
  5. Anyone still need to turn in GUM corrections ? Those are due today!
  6. Patrick Henry: Read p. 99-103. On p. 103, answer #2-4 (all parts) . Due at the beginning of class on Friday.
  7. Reminder: PSAT tomorrow!
  8. HW: Read your SSR/ AR book
Monday, Oct. 9
  1. Warm-up: DLS #22
  2. Pass back papers
  3. Pass out reading expectation. Read silently (SSR) for 10 minutes. Fill out reading goal for the week.
  4. Quick Write: What are you interested in doing after high school?
  5. Reminder: GUM corrections are due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  6. HW: Read
Friday, Oct. 6
  1. Career Exploration Day
Thursday, Oct. 5
  1. Warm-up: DLS #21
  2. Pass back PSAT materials and discuss questions missed on the writing section.
  3. Finish "Paper Corrections"
  4. HW: Read.
Wednesday, Oct. 4
  1. Warm-up: DLS #20
  2. Pass back myths. Pass out handout on "Paper Corrections" and discuss how to complete corrections. This will count as a major grade. Due on Thursday, Oct. 4 by 4:00 PM.
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read your SSR book.
Tuesday, Oct. 3
  1. Warm-ups: DLS #19
  2. Anyone need to recheck a book?
  3. SSR
  4. Pass back myths.
  5. Pass out handout on "Paper Corrections" and discuss how to complete corrections. This will count as a major grade. Due on Thursday, Oct. 5.
  6. HW: Read your SSR book.
Monday, Oct. 2
  1. Warm-ups: DLS #16
  2. SSR
  3. Pass back essays. We'll begin corrections on grammar, usage and mechanics tomorrow.
  4. PSAT Writing section practice.
  5. HW: Read
Friday, Sept. 29
  1. Warm-ups: Start a new set with #15.
  2. PSAT: Go over passage #1, and complete passage #2.
  3. SSR
  4. HW: Read! Meet your goal for Monday.
Thursday, Sept. 28
  1. Turn in Warm-ups (DLS) #7-14.
  2. Grammar Test
  3. SSR
  4. Go over PSAT reading passage #1.
  5. Practice PSAT reading passage #2.
  6. HW: Read.
Wednesday, Sept. 27
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #14
  2. Review grammar rules. Grammar Test tomorrow!
  3. PSAT practice reading passage #1.
  4. SSR
  5. HW: Read!
Tuesday, Sept. 26
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #13. (Note: Grammar Test on Thursday!)
  2. Pass back papers.
  3. Book Talk Timothy of the Cay by Theodore Taylor
  4. Anyone need to recheck books?
  5. Notes: p. 7 "Books I've Finished"
  6. SSR
  7. Begin working on PSAT practice passages. (The PSAT is on Wednesday, October 11.)
  8. HW: Read your SSR book.
Monday, Sept. 25
  1. Scholastic orders are due today
  2. Warm-Up: DLS #11-12
  3. SSR: Recalculate reading rate and set goal for the week
  4. Notes: What to do when you don't understand.
  5. HW: Read.
Friday, Sept. 22

Thursday, Sept. 21
  1. Warm-up: DLS #10
  2. Pass out SAT info
  3. Scholastic Orders
  4. Work in the computer lab typing up myth. Myths are due Friday, Sept 30 by 3:35 PM.
  5. HW : Read!
Wednesday, Sept. 20
  1. Warm-up: DLS #9
  2. Pass out AR passwords
  3. Pass out Student Portal IDs - set up access to grades
  4. Instructions on setting up Google Docs App and Google Drive on the computer.
  5. Work in the computer lab typing up myth. Myths are due Friday, Sept 30 by 3:35 PM.
  6. HW : Read!
Tuesday, Sept. 19
  1. Warm-up: DLS #8
  2. SSR
  3. Pass out and go over Myth instructions. Pass out and go over Usage Rules.
  4. Begin typing myth. Final copy is due Friday, Sept. 25 by 3:35 PM.
  5. HW: Read! 
Monday, Sept. 18
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #7
  2. SSR
  3. Pass Back Papers
  4. Begin discussing writing a myth. Brainstorm on What makes a story a myth handout.
  5. HW: Read!
Friday, Sept. 15
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #6
  2. Any forms?
  3. Pass back papers.
  4. SSR or complete any missing work and turn in.
  5. HW : Read! Be sure to catch up on the weekend so that you can meet your 2 hour/ page # goal by Monday.
Thursday, Sept. 14
  1. Place green Writer's Notebook sheet inside front cover and stack up books on the front table.
  2. Any forms?
  3. Warm-Up: DLS #5
  4. SSR
  5. Read "When Grizzlies Walked Upright" p. 24 and "from The Navajo Origin Legend" p. 27. Begin answering #2-5 (all parts) on p. 28. Due Today by the end of class .
  6. HW : Read
Wednesday, Sept. 13
  1. Warm-up: DLS #4
  2. Anyone still need to turn in forms?
  3. Book Talk: The Demon in the Freezer
  4. SSR
  5. Pass out Neatness Counts and fill in blanks. Keep in your notebook. 
  6. Pass out Writer's Notebook Check-In Sheet. Don't lose this handout or it's -5 to get another copy. I'll be checking notebooks tomorrow !
  7. Read "When Grizzlies Walked Upright" p. 24 and "from The Navajo Origin Legend" p. 27. Begin answering #2-5 (all parts) on p. 28. Due Thursday by the end of class.
  8. HW : Read your SSR book!
Tuesday, Sept. 12
  1. Warm-Up: DLS #3
  2. Anyone still need to turn in any forms?
  3. My website: Set up icon on homescreen of phone or bookmark 
  4. Discuss Reading Conferences and recording page numbers during SSR.
  5. SSR (10 minutes)
  6. Quick Write: Childhood injury
  7. Reminder: I will be checking Writer's notebooks on Thursday. Be sure you have your inside cover completed.
  8. HW: Read your SSR book
Monday, Sept. 11
  1. Turn in handout and questions over "The Earth on Turtle's Back" in case you haven't done so.
  2. Warm-up: Daily Language Starter #1-2. (Set up on a clean sheet of notebook paper.)
  3. Set reading goals
  4. SSR (silent sustained reading) 10 minutes
  5. Begin reading "When Grizzlies Walked Upright" on p. 24
Friday, Sept. 8
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "Banned Books Week." Complete individually and turn in the past 5 Everyday Edits with first on top.
  2. Check out books in the library.
  3. Finish questions over "The Earth on Turtle's Back." (handout "What Makes a Story a Myth?" and p. 23 #2ab, 3ab, and 4ab. Due by the beginning of class on Monday.
Thursday, Sept. 7
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "A Monument for September 11"
  2. Pass out SAT/ ACT info.
  3. Book Talk:
  4. Read "The Earth on Turtle's Back" p. 20-23. Complete p. 23 # 2ab, 3ab, 4ab, and questions on handout "What Makes a Story a Myth?"
  5. Note: We will check out books from the library tomorrow.
Wednesday, Sept. 6
  1. Anyone need to turn in any paperwork?
  2. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "Women Get the Vote"
  3. Book Talk: I Am Malala
  4. Quick Write: Write about a favorite gift you were given.
  5. Note: We will go to the library on Friday to check out SSR books (independent reading)
Tuesday, Sept. 5
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "Mother Teresa"
  2. Computer Lab: Assemble Inspiration page on inside cover. Decorate the outside cover.
Friday, Sept. 1
  1. Warm-up: Everyday Edit "Back to School"
  2. Anyone have any signed forms to turn in?
  3. Pass out Hall Passes
  4. Book Talk: Born a Crime
  5. Composition Books: Table of Contents, Glue in Directions for Quick Writes
  6. Quick Write on p. 8: "Music of My Heart"
  7. HW: Gather collage materials of items that inspire and motivate you for Tuesday!
Thursday, August 31
  1. Fill out survey
  2. Attendance and Seating Chart
  3. Discuss Policies and add in Remind code
  4. Discuss Free and Reduced Lunch
  5. Discuss SSR books

Jon Wunderlich, Superintendent
Weimar Independent School District
506 West Main Street
Weimar, Texas 78962
Phone: 979.725.9504
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