Upcoming Assignment Due Dates:
Most of these assignments are done during class time, however it is good for students to look them over and revise or add where needed at home.
Laser Talk: May 1 and 2 - Students may need to research at home.
Current Event and Love and Hate Theme Essay are overdue at this point. These assignments need to be turned in ASAP! Rally Round your Tribute and Expository Write are also past due.
4/8 - Socratic Discussion Answers: Inferential and Evaluative (should be reviewed at home)
4/9 - Vocabulary Short Story
Wednesday March 12 - Theme Essays: Love and Hate
Monday March 10 - Current Event Article and Answers to the Four-Five questions!
Wednesday, March 5 - End of Quarter Homework Reading
Thursday, March 6 Poetry and Reading Answers and Functional Text Answers
Thursday, February 27th Original Perseverance Poem Recitation: two stanzas with 4-6 lines in each stanza - does not need to be memorized just shared with appropriate dramatic effect.
Wednesday, February 19 Conflict, Character and Point of View integration juicy paragraph
Thursday, February 20 Style Paragraph: Irony + (student choice literary term: metaphor, motif, juxtaposition)
Wednesday, February 12 Perseverance and Poetry Evaluation
Friday, February 14 Conflict/Character/Point of View Essay Paragraph
Wednesday, February 26 Original Perseverence poem recitation (does not need to be memorized)
- At least two stanzas with four to six lines each
- Poetry elements synthesized into poem
Monday, Feb. 3 - DRAFT: One page story using 8 words from one list and 6 words from another.
February 4th - Poetry Recitations (Must memorize 75% of the poem and recite using appropriate speed, volume, inflection, and dramatic pause)
February 5th - 400 pages read
Thursday December 6 - Socratic Discussion Answers to Literal Questions
Tuesday, December 10 - Socratic Discussion Answers to Analytic Questions
Wednesday December 11, Socratic Discussion Answers to Evaluative Questions
Monday 11/25 Minor Character Analysis Description and Explanation Paragraph
Tuesday 11/19 Personification Poetry - see above
Argument Essay Rough, Rough Draft
Friday, 11/8 Final day to make up Movie notes, TEAM EVEREST
Thursday, 11/7 - Entrance Ticket: Bullets and Summaries for pgs. 136-172
Tuesday, 11/4 Text Annotations
Thursday, 10/24 Style Elements: Foreshadowing, Sarcasm, Hyperbole and Word Choice
Friday, 10/18 Style Elements Analysis 1/2 of the assignment due
Wednesday, 10/16 Internet Research due for Three Everest Topics: Minimum - 8 bullets each
Go - Fame/Fortune/Thrill of Adventure
Successes, Technology & Equipment, Sherpas
Don't Go - Climate, Physical Obstacles, Illnesses, Death Zone
Goal Sheets due Friday, October 11
Friday, October 11
Homework: Students read pp 38-66 and annotate.
Novel annotations: pages 7-25 in PEAK book
Thursday, October 3
Friday, September 27
Write your own myth script due.
Friday, September 20
Compare and contrast film and text Jason and the Argonauts
Reading Homework Checkpoint: 400 pages due.
Thursday: Theme Essays
Friday August 30:
Reading with Meaning: Fables
Wednesday August 21
Complete Functional Team Reading with Meaning
Read 100 pages