H10 A - Week 7

October 14 - 18

Monday, October 14

  • What's happening on Wednesday?
  • vocab warm-up:
    • 21. vivacity, n. – liveliness of spirit
    • 22. vivid, adj. – 1. full of life. 2. sharp and clear; graphic
    • 23. vivisection, n. – operation on a live animal for scientific investigation
    • 24. antivivisectionist, n. – one who opposes vivisection
    • Let's have a vocab quiz on Friday, October 18
  • Check out Of Mice and Men
    • p. 3 - 11:15
    • p. 4 - 1:20
    • reading starts tomorrow
  • Peer editing
    • Edit at least two other essays.
    • Make sure your essay gets edited by at least two other people.
    • Don't change their essay
      • offer comments, suggestions on pink editing sheets
      • highlight areas you have questions about
      • Highlight or underline misspelled or wrong words
    • Editing sheets go back to writers of essays
      • editing sheets get turned in with final draft of essay


Tuesday, October 15

  • Return Frankenstein book!
    • due this Friday!
  • Any questions about tomorrow? Time? Place?
  • On the essay due Thursday, October 17, use MLA formatting
    • make sure it is double-spaced
    • make sure your heading is at the top left
    • make sure you have a title!
    • make sure the title of the last page is Works Cited
      • no creativity allowed. Very dull.
  • vocab warm-up:
    • Choose 4 words
    • use those words in a story about a shipwreck
    • include a mouse
  • reading schedule for Of Mice and Men
  • Steinbeck notes
  • PSAT practice
    • room assignments will be on the walls in front hall
  • Read beginning


Wednesday, October 16

  • College & Career Readiness day
    • Take the PSAT! Yay!


Thursday, October 17

  • Have you turned in Frankenstein?
    • Due tomorrow!
  • vocab warm-up:
    • Latin Roots I crossword
    • Vocab quiz tomorrow!
  • print out essays
  • Turn in:
    • green rubric on top
    • essay
      • including Works Cited page
    • outline
    • peer editing sheets
  • Open book quiz on Ch. 1 & 2
  • Discuss book
  • start notes on Cultural and Literary Criticism

Friday, October 18

  • Latin Roots I vocab quiz! Yay!
  • Discuss book
    • ch. 2 & 3
    • upcoming ch. 4
  • finish lit crit notes
  • study questions for Ch. 4
Of Mice and Men reading schedule