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USE THE ARROW IN THE UPPER RIGHT DARK GREY PORTION OF THIS PAGE (UNDERNEATH THE SEARCH BOX) TO MAKE THIS PAGE FULL SCREEN AND EASIER TO READ.

 

 

 

WEEKLY SCHEDULE AND ASSIGNMENTS:

 

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SCHEDULE FOR BLOCK 3 STUDENTS:

  • A printable copy of this week's schedule:

 

DATE

OBJECTIVE

AGENDA

ASSIGNMENTS

Monday,

January 6

  • Orthodox Christmas and Epiphany (Christianity)

 

  • Building inferencing skills by evaluating a text for evidence.
  • Writer’s Notebook:
  • Keystone Reading Skills: Building our inferencing and comprehension skills by responding and reviewing to questions on the non-fiction passage on bike sharing.  
  • Kite Runner: Finish reading the book for Wednesday.  Take time to complete all your chapter reading questions in your purple packet as you will be allowed to use this on next week’s test.
  • 20% Time Project: Bring in mentor book for THURSDAY.

Tuesday,

January 7

  • National Tempura Day
  • Analyze and evaluate the word choice, sentence structure, and content choices of an author in order to understand an author’s tone.
  • Writer’s Notebook: George and Emily H.
  • Keystone Reading Skills: Building our inferencing and comprehension skills.  Responding in writing to the bike share essay.
  • Kite Runner movie reviews: Understanding how an author’s word choice, connotations, and style choice indicate tone.  Read through and gloss a New York Times’ review of The Kite Runner movie.
    • What gives away a writer’s tone?
    • Gloss and define at least 12 unknown vocabulary words
  • Kite Runner: Finish reading the book for Wednesday.  Take time to complete all your chapter reading questions in your purple packet as you will be allowed to use this on next week’s test.

Wednesday,

January 8

  • Keystone Literature Exam retakes in the morning. Abbreviated schedule.
  • It is also Argyle Day, English Toffee Day, and Bubble Bath Day
  • Bringing novels to the big screen.
  • Writer’s Notebook: Edrick and Caroline
  • The Kite Runner:
    • Discussion of book’s ending.
  • The Kite Runner movie:
    • What is film critique?
    • Review the second critique by Roger Ebert for tone.
    • Pop quiz over our understanding of the movie critiques.
    • Finish watching The Kite Runner movie.
  • 20% Time Project: Bring in mentor book for THURSDAY, too.  At this point, you should have completed and submitted your:
    • written project proposal,
    • video pitch proposal
    • two reflection blog posts,
    • 7-10 written interview questions,
    • responses to interview (either typed, audio file, or video file),
    • written and sent a thank-you note to the person you interviewed,
    • read a substantial part of your mentor text, and
    • start working on your product.

Thursday, January 9

  • Keystone Literature Exam retakes in the morning. Abbreviated schedule.

 

  • 20% Day!
  • Writer’s Notebook: Tommy
  • 20% Time Project:
    • Read your mentor book and reflect on how this will help guide your learning process
    • Share your 7-10 interview questions and their responses (either text file, audio file, or video) in our Google Drive folder. Post a reflection on your interview process as a blog to our class site.
    • Make arrangements to present your product and begin preparing your TED-style speech.  Both will be completed next week.
    • Post your third reflection blog to our site.  Each blog entry must be a minimum of two substantial paragraphs.
  • 20% Time Project: Finish reading your mentor book and put together your product. How will you share your research with an audience outside of our classroom?

Friday,

January 10

 

Naviance Training

  • Demonstrate your understanding how writers utilize motifs and other literary devices.
  • Kite Runner Objective Test: Prepare for MONDAY’S test by reviewing your notes and review sheets. You will be allowed to use your responses to the chapter questions (in your purple packet) on your test.
  • 20% Time Project: How will you share your research with an audience outside of our classroom? Prepare your presentation materials for next week. 

 

 

PREVIOUS WEEKS:

  • Follow this link for the schedules from previous weeks.

 


Binder Table of Contents: 

Here is more information about how to organize your binder.

 

DATE GIVEN

TITLE

  

PAGE NUMBER(S)

 

3 September 2013

10th Grade English Syllabus

1 a-b

3 September 2013

About Me Assignment and Grading Rubric 

4 September 2013

Literary Terms:

 

3 a- 
 9 September 2013
Considering Style: Summer Reading Analysis
 4 a-c
11 September 2013 Writing Goals 5 a-b
11 September 2013 SSR Reading Project 6
13 September 2013 This I Believe Project 7
16 September 2013 Types of Writing
8
18 September 2013 Initial Essay 9
23 September 2013

Making Connections: Reading Night

 

10
1 October 2013 Significant Roles in Night - Character Development 11
9 October 2013 Writer's Craft - Literary Devices

12

9 October 2013 Test Review for NIGHT 13
14 October 2013 Night Essay Test Prompt 14 a-b
17 October 2013 Going Public: Writer's Notebook Piece 15 a-b
8 November 2013 Literary Terms Review 16
11 November 2013  Midterm Review Sheet 17
20 November 2013 Grammar Bingo Review 18
20 November 2013 Kite Runner packet 19 a-
21 November 2013 Kite Runner notes 20
26 November 2013 20% Time Project 21 a-d
9 December 2013 Inferential Thinking 22
9 December 2013 Keystone Practice Readings and Tests 23 a-
7 January 2014 Kite Runner Movie Reviews and Tone Questions 24 a-
9 January 2014 Kite Runner Test Review 25
13 January 2014 Putting It All Together: Turning in your 20% project 26
13 January 2014 Final Exam Review 27
     

 


 

Live UStream Broadcasts:

You will be able to view our class live (if we are in class) as well as recorded webcasts of our class by directly accessing our UStream page at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/Block1/. You do need a password to access this page. The password was given out to students in class and to parents during Back-to-School Night.

 

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