Week of 10/23 - 10/27We are continuing our reading of Romeo and Juliet this week. We will be completing a test on Act I of this play Wednesday of this week.
Wednesday 10/25 - Test: Romeo and Juliet Act I
Wednesday 10/25 - Classwork Due: Romeo and Juliet Study Guide I
Week of 10/16 - 10/20Students will be starting to read Romeo and Juliet this week in class. The students will be responsible for keeping up with their study guides that will go along with the reading. Hopefully we will be able to complete a test on Act I by the end of the week.
Week of 10/10 - 10/13Students will be starting to read Romeo and Juliet this week in class. The students will be responsible for keeping up with their study guides that will go along with the reading.
Week of 10/2 - 10/6Students will be learning about the life and times of Shakespeare this week in class.
Wednesday 10/4 - Quiz: Intro to Shakespeare
Wednesday 10/4 - Classwork Due: Literature and Culture Worksheet
Thursday 10/5 - SSR - Silent Sustained Reading
Week of 9/25 - 9/29Students will be taking CDT (Classroom Diagnostic Tools) tests this week in class on. These tests are taken on the computers at school. They are similar to the Keystone Tests that students will be taking in high school. The purpose of these tests is to show the students' strengths and weaknesses in their English skills. **Students will be receiving a grade in their English class based on their performance on this test.
Monday 9/25 - CDT TEST
Tuesday 9/26 - CDT TEST
Wednesday 9/27 - CDT TEST
Week of 9/18 - 9/22All students should have submitted their personal narrative essays by the end of last week!
We are now turning our focus to grammar. We are doing a short grammar unit on Nouns, Pronouns, and Adjectives. When we wrap up this lesson, we will be moving on to a discussion about Shakespeare and the time period during which he lived.
Wednesday 9/20 - Quiz: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives
Wednesday 9/20 - Classwork Due: Grammar Packet
Wednesday 9/20 - SSR - Students need a book or magazine to read in class.
Week of 9/11 - 9/15Students will be typing their personal narrative essays this week. They should have all organizers (3) filled in and should have a rough draft of an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion ready to type by Monday or Tuesday. All students are working at a different pace, so some may be typing Monday while others are finishing their rough drafts.
Wednesday 9/13 - Typed Draft of Essay Due! (100 points)
Wednesday 9/13 - Organizers for Essay Due!
Week of 9/5 - 9/8Students will begin writing their personal narrative essays this week in class. They will be writing about a personal experience using a specific five paragraph essay set up. They will have organizers to help guide their writing, and they will read examples to see what a personal narrative essay looks like.
Each day we will be writing a different part of this essay. There is no homework this week, but students are responsible for having all organizers filled in and paragraphs written in class.
Week of 8/28 - 9/1
We will go over the introduction to the course and all of the expectations for this course.Students will begin studying grammar this week in class!
Students will need a 2 inch 3-ring-binder for their English course this year.
Wednesday 8/30 - Due: Syllabus and Behavior Contract Signed and Returned
Friday 9/1 - Due: 2 inch 3-Ring-Binder