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ASSIGNMENT CALENDARS BELOW

*Be metacognitive*  
* Reading and writing are thinking.* 
* Think about your thinking. * Write down your questions.* 
* Read a book that interests you. * Novels are tools of empathy.*

To prove a point, USE EVIDENCE AND ANALYSIS!

ASSIGNMENT CALENDARS BELOW

11th grade English
Read from a good book every day.
Read a book that interests you!
Work hard. Believe in yourself!
           REMEMBER:-Rereading builds understanding.
-Writing a question down may help find the answer.
-Knowing you're confused is an important kind of understanding.





Read a good book. 
Come tell me about it.

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   Assignments - Eng 11 

Every day
Read something difficult. Figure it out.

SAT practice tests and answers can be found at
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Tues 5-8
1. Independent Reading
2. Work on annotated bibliography
3. Write a Problem/Solution Essay--share it with me jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
Identify and explain a problem. Demonstrate why it is a problem.
Identify one or more solution. Explain how and why it will
solve the problem. Use at least three sources. Use MLA format.
One of your sources must be contacted in person or email or....

Mon 5-7
1. Independent Reading
2. Work on annotated bibliography
3. Write a Problem/Solution Essay--share it with me jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
Identify and explain a problem. Demonstrate why it is a problem.
Identify one or more solution. Explain how and why it will
solve the problem. Use at least three sources. Use MLA format.
One of your sources must be contacted in person or email or....

Tues 4-17 
1. Say your poem aloud &/or write it down
2. Independent Reading
3. Living Wage Calculator
WNB - What does the LWC tell you?
What job do you need to get?
How much do you need to make?
How will you do it?
4. WNB-Work on Nickel and Dimed pages
Work on WNB assignment or read
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish Chapter 2 
-WNB #2 pages due on M 4-16
-Finish Chapter 3 by F 4-20
-WNB #3 pages due on M 4-23
-Finish book      by T 4-24 
-Memorize a poem from poetry180.gov by 
May 1- end of school 
Mon 4/16
1. Independent Reading
2. Nickel and Dimed 
Work on WNB assignments or read
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish Chapter 2 
-WNB #2 pages due on M 4-16
-Finish Chapter 3 by F 4-20
-WNB #3 pages due on M 4-23
-Finish book    by T 4-24 
-Memorize a poem from poetry180.gov by 
May 1- end of school 
Thurs/Fri 4-12/13
1. Independent Reading
2. Nickel and Dimed 
Work on WNB assignment or read
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-WNB #1 pages due on M 4-9
-Finish Chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)
-WNB #2 pages (write a page for each question) due on M 4-16

Wed 4-11
PSAT Test
Tues 4-10
SAT Test
Mon 4-9
1. Independent Reading
2. WNB-Writing Stamina Exercise - Problem/Solution (if you need a prompt)
3. Nickel and Dimed 
Work on WNB assignment or read
4. SAT tomorrow! Get a good night's sleep. Eat a good breakfast.
W2L - What have you done or what will you do to help you perform your best on the SAT tomorrow?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-WNB #1 pages due on M 4-9
-Finish Chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)
-WNB #2 pages (write a page for each question) due on M 4-16
1. During her time working for The Maids, Ehrenreich hears Ted claim “he’s not a bad guy . . . and cares a lot about his girls.” How do assumptions of supervisors like Ted affect their employees? How does Ted compare to Ehrenreich’s other bosses? To yours?
2.Ehrenreich is white and middle class. She claims it would be different for her if she were not. What do you think she means? Do you agree or disagree?
3. Which is the better job in Maine? The Maids or working in the assisted living facility? Explain your answer.
-Finish Chapter 3 by F 4-20
-Finish book    by T 4-24

Fri 4-6
1. Grade SAT practice
2. W2L- Pick a social issue. Write a one-page summary of the issue and why it is important an problem. 
List some possible solutions to the problem.
3. Nickel and Dimed 
Work on WNB assignment or read--Finish chapter 1 
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish chapter 1 by F
-Finish chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)
-Finish chapter 3 by F 4-20
-Finish book (including Evaluation chapter) by T 4-24 

Wed/Thur 4-4/5
1. SAT practice
2.Nickel and Dimed Chapter 1 
-Read 
-Finish Chapter 1 by Friday
Write a page to answer each of the following questions in your WNB--
5 pages total.
1.  What do you think it means to be “nickel and dimed”? 
2. Skim the introduction. What is Ehrenreich’s purpose? What question is she trying to answer? What methods will she use to answer her question(s)? 
3. In the wake of recent welfare reform measures, millions of women entering the workforce can expect to face struggles like Ehrenreich confronts in Nickel and Dimed. How should we deal with a growing lower class? 
4. Have you or anyone you know ever been homeless, unemployed, or held down two jobs? What help if any did you or the person you know need to improve the situation? 
5. Housing cost is a real obstacle for low-wage workers. Why does our society seem to resist fixing this situation? Do you believe there are realistic solutions to the lack of affordable housing? Explain why.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish chapter 1 by F
-Finish Chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)
-Finish Chapter 3 by F 4-20
-Finish book (including Evaluation chapter) by T 4-24 

Tues 4-3
1. Nickel and Dimed Chapter 1 reading guide
2. Read and begin answering questions.
3. W2L-If you had to do research like Barbara Ehrenreich,
what would you research, and how would you do it?
Explain what you think would happen.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish chapter 1 by W/Th
-Finish Chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)
-Finish Chapter 3 by F 4-20
-Finish book (including Evaluation chapter) by T 4-24 

Mon 4-2
Welcome Back!
1. Independent reading
2. WNB-Describe something that happened over break.
Fill the page with details
3. Nickel and Dimed
Read chapter 1 by W/Th
4. WNB-If you had to do research like Barbara Ehrenreich,
what would you research and how would you do it?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Finish chapter 1 by W/Th
-Finish Chapter 2 by Th/F (next week)

SPRING BREAK

Fri 3-23
1. Grade Practice SAT
2.

W/Th 3-21/22
1. Independent reading
2. Practice SAT 35 min - 44 questions
3. Grade your own test- WNB- Why did you miss the questions   Turn in scored test                 you missed? Summarize. What works? 
What doesn't? What's getting easier?
What's getting more difficult? Why?
4. WNB - What does it cost to live? We forgot to add in utilities. 
Finish cost sheet.
5. WNB - Write a page describing a typical week 
in your newly imagined working life.
Tues 3-20
1. Questions

 Mon 3-19
1. Questions

Wed/Thurs 3-14/5
1. Independent reading
2. Four types of sentences
3. Watch deGrasse Tyson video "Science in America"
WNB-Respond with four sentences--one of each type
Use one of those sentences to start your response Write a page. 
4. SoapsTone your own paper.
5. SoapsTone someone else's paper.
6. Independent reading
Homework
Your essay is now due. Share with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Tues 3-13
1. SAT practice
2. What questions do you have about your essay?
3. Get a partner. Get your computer. 
Take turns. Read each other's essays carefully.
Answer the writer's questions.
Answer these - What's the point of the essay?
    What examples support the point?
    What's the best detail?
    What confuses you?
    What's one thing that would help the essay?
     What's did you like best about the essay?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on Wed/Th, March 13/14.

Mon 3-12
1. Independent Reading 
2. WNB--What have you done lately to spend your social capital to help other people feel like they belong? What have you seen other people do? What will you do next?
3. Get your computer. 
--Share the essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
--Work on your essay. Write. Draft. Revise.
4. Catch up with anything you've missed.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on block day March 14/15.

Fri 3-9
1. Independent Reading
2. AoW--Read and annotate "Walking" 
3.  WNB--Respond/Reflect --Write about walking,
 write about a meaningful experience in nature, or write about your ancestors, or ...
4. Get your computer. 
--Share the essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
--Work on your essay. 
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on block day March 14/15.
- If you didn't finish reflection about "Walking," finish it.

Wed/Thurs. 3-7/8
1 Independent Reading
2. WNB-Select one of the quotes. 
Write a page or more in your Writer’s Notebook:
-Explain what the quote means. 
-Do you think it’s true? 
-Give an example or two from your life to support your answer.
3. Get a computer. Work on your essay.
    Be sure you share your essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on block day March 14/15.

Tues 3-6
1. Independent Reading or WNB--Warm-up
2. SAT practice
3. Get your computer. 
--Share the essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
--Work on your essay. Write. Draft. Revise.
4. Write in your WNB or read your novel
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Mon 3-5
1. Read
2. WNB--Warm-up--write about one of the photos on board.
3. Get your computer. 
--Share the essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
--Work on your essay. Write. Draft. Revise.
4. Read your novel or write in your WNB
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on Tues, March 13.

Fri 3-2
1. Independent Reading
2. WNB--Make your plan for your essay. Show me.
3. Get your computer. 
--Share the essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
--Work on your essay. Write. Draft. Revise.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
- Your final draft (MLA format) is due on Tuesday, March 13.

Wed/Thurs. 2-28/3-1
1. New improved rules.
2. Independent Reading
3. WNB-Write about a time when someone was given
an advantage because they were different.
3A. Read and annotate "Mind over Muscle"
4.  Write a response 
--OR--
Write your own version ____ over _____
5. W2L-What will your paper be about
Propose a topic--What will this show the reader?
What evidence from your life or the world will you use?
What quote will you use?
Where will you find research?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Tues 2-27
-Ind. reading
-WNB
-"Naps" annotate & respond
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
Mon 2-26
1. Independent Reading
2. WNB
3. What will your paper be about
Start writing.
Homework 
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Wed/Thurs. 2-21/22
1. New improved rules.
2. Independent Reading
3. WNB-Write about a time when someone was given
an advantage because they were different.
3A. Read and annotate "Mind over Muscle"
4.  Write a response 
--OR--
Write your own version ____ over _____
5. W2L-What will your paper be about
Propose a topic--What will this show the reader?
What evidence from your life or the world will you use?
What quote will you use?
Where will you find research?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Tues 2-20
1. New improved rules.
2. W2L-  Identify a problem. 
What's the problem? Examples?
Why does it matter?
Propose a solution.
Explain how your solution will work 
and why it will be effective.
3. Independent Reading
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.
-Bring your two one-page story starters with quotes

Happy Valentine's DayWed/Thurs 2-14/15
1. Independent Reading
2. Show me your answers for the summer camp essay
and your page for the Stephen King essay.
3. Sentence practice
---Make these into statements.
Did you open the milk and leave it on the counter?
Is your car running?
Are you having fun?
-Now go back and underline the subject in each sentence.

---Make these into questions.
My parents are my best supporters.
The bicycle has a flat tire.
You are wearing my favorite shirt.
-Now go back and underline the subject in each sentence.


4. Use a story starter. WNB-Tell story and what it teaches. 
Find a quote.
Explain why the quote fits your story and the theme.
5.  Repeat
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Tues 2-13
1. WNB- --List at least 10 events that taught you something.
2. Independent Reading
Show me your answers for the summer camp essay
and your page for the Stephen King essay.
3. Pick an event. Tell somebody what you learned, 
and EXACTLY what happened
4. WNB- Write a page each about 2 of the events.
Yes, two (or more) whole pages.  Give details!!!!
As you finish each, bring it up and show me.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Mon 2-12
1. Independent Reading
Show me your answers for the summer camp essay.
2. WNB--Think of a question you could ask someone famous. 
Explain how you would answer your own question.
3. Read "Ever Et Raw Meat?"
Fill out the SOAPSTone sheet before you leave.
4. W2L--Exit Ticket
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Read on your own 15 min every day.

Fri 2-9
1. SAT practice
 
2. Independent Reading
        or
 WNB--WSE  What are you going to do this weekend?
or whatever you want to write about.
Homework
1. Bring your book every day.
2.Show me your answers for the summer camp essay.

Wed/Thurs 2-7/8
1. (finish) "Jocks and Pukes" 
What's the tone? Annotate diction and details that 
create the tone.
2. WNB--Write a page explaining why you agree or disagree
with "Jocks and Pukes"Independent reading
3. What's your sentence?
4. Sentences of the week--more middle-branching sentences 
5. Summer camp essay.
6. Independent Reading
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Complete answers for summer camp essay.

Tues 2-6
1. Independent reading
2. Sentences of the week--more middle-branching sentences 
3. Read "Jocks and Pukes" 
4. Be prepared to do these assignments in class on Wed/Thurs:
        What's the tone? Annotate diction and details that create the tone.
        WNB--Write a page explaining why you agree or disagree
with "Jocks and Pukes"
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Find or write a middle branching sentence. Bring it to class.

Mon 2-5
(assembly schedule)
1. Independent reading
2. Sentences of the week
--middle-branching sentences 
3. WNB--WSE
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB

Fri 2-2
1. Independent reading
2. Tone exercise
"Jest and Earnest" 
3. WNB--WSE
4. Sentences of the week--more front-branching sentences
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Find or write a compound sentence and a complex sentence.
                label them. bring them to class.

Wed/Thurs 1-31/2-1
1. Independent reading
2. WNB-Write a page with an angry tone. Share.
3. Tones-What are some other tones? How do you create a tone?
4. WNB- Write something in a ________________ tone. Compare. 
    Some tones to choose from:
Apathetic--adjective--having or showing little or no emotion
Reticent--adjective--reluctant or restrained disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved
Condescending--adjective--having or showing a feeling of patronizing superiority
Conciliatory--adjective--intended or likely to placate or pacify.    
Remorseful--adjective--filled with remorse; sorry.
Resigned--adjective--having accepted something unpleasant that one cannot do anything about
Whimsical--adjective--playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.
Self-Deprecating--adjective--modest about or critical of oneself, especially humorously so.
Haughty--adjective--arrogantly superior and disdainful.
Sardonic--adjective--grimly mocking or cynical.
Irreverent--adjective--showing a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously.
Zealous--adjective--full of, characterized by, or due to zeal; ardently active, devoted, or diligent.
5. How does tone influence other elements of the rhetorical triangle?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB

Tues 1-30
1. Independent reading
2. Sentences of the week--more front branching sentences (subordinating conjunctions)
3. Rhetorical Triangle
4. Tone ? "Jest and Earnest" 
apply the rhetorical triangle
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB

Mon 1-29
0. Be calm--new desk arrangement. 
Pick a seat where you can work.
1. Independent reading
2. Finish "Jest and Earnest" 
Read
Answer questions
3. Sentences of the week--front branching sentences
subordinating conjunctions
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Turn in "Jest and Earnest"
-Find (or write) a front branching sentence. Bring it to class tomorrow. 

Fri 1-26
1. SAT practice
-suggested strategy
1. read passage one, 
2. answer the questions you can,
3. read passage two,
4. answer the rest of the questions 
-take the test
-grade
-W2L Did the strategy work for you? Explain.  
2. "Jest and Earnest" 
Read
Answer questions
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Finish "Jest and Earnest"--You'll have 15 to 20 min  
on Monday to work on this

Wed/Thurs 1-24/25
1. Independent reading 
2. WNB- Write about a stereotype you think is true. What makes it true?
3. Discuss- What is your writing process? 
4. "The Writing Process" 
Read
What changes could we make to improve this essay?
Show me what you've done (your answers) for "Why...Sleep?," "...Consumerism," and "Are Women Really...Men?"
5. WNB-
Tell about a time when you wrote something that mattered to you.

Tuesday 1-23
1. WNB - Sentence of the week
--independent clauses joined by a coordinate conjunction.
2. Independent reading 
3. WNB-Are Women Really More Talkative Than Men?
Prove your point of view by using personal example(s)
Show me what you've done (your answers) for "Why...Sleep?," "...Consumerism," and "Are Women Really...Men?"
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Show me what you've done (your answers) for
"Why...Sleep?," "...Consumerism," and "Are Women Really...Men?"

Monday 1-22
1. Independent reading (10-15)
2. WNB-Writing Stamina Exercise (a page or 8 min)
3. "Are Women Really More Talkative Than Men"
Read and answer questions
Show me your WNB answers for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"
and "The New Consumerism"
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring your WNB
-Show me what you've done (your answers) for
"Why...Sleep?," "...Consumerism," and "Are Women Really More Talkative than Men?"

Friday 1-19
1. Independent reading (10-15)
2. WNB-Step-by-step explain how something works (5)
3. "The New Consumerism"
Read and answer questions
Show me your WNB answers for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"
4. WNB-Explain how "the new consumerism" works.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring spiral notebook - WNB
-Show me your WNB answers for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?" and "The New Consumerism"

Wed/Thurs 1-17/18
1. ICAP with counselors
2. Independent reading 
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring spiral notebook - WNB
-Show me your WNB answers for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"

Tuesday 1-16
1. Independent reading - 10-15 min
2. SAT practice - Be metacognitive about the test.
3. In groups of 2-3 compare your answers. Get with another group.
4. Go over answers
5. In groups explain why the correct answers 
are what they are. How do you know?
6. W2L - What did you learn about how to take the SAT?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Bring spiral notebook - WNB
-Show me your WNB answers for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"

Friday 1/12
1. Independent reading - 10-15 min
2. WNB- Explain: Why do we need to sleep?
OR   Why do you need to sleep?
3. Compare your explanation with a partner.
4. Read the essay "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/01/the-mystery-of-sleep-pressure/549473/
5. Answer the questions.
A. SHORT ANSWER  Use your own paper. As you read, answer these questions.
1. Where is the Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine located?
2. What questions are they trying to answer at the Institute for Integrative Sleep Medicine?
3. What makes sleep risky?
4. Keep a list of all the creatures this article mentions that researchers have studied to try to figure out why sleep is so important.
5. Define “sleep pressure.”
6. What is anedosine?
7. Scientists haven’t figured it out yet, but what are some reasons they think sleep might be necessary?
8. What is an EEG?
9. What have researchers discovered about the gene SIK3?
10. How did the researchers discover that SIK3 is an important sleep gene?
B. LONG ANSWER After you’ve finished the essay, on your own paper, reflect and answer two of these questions.
1. What is the point of the essay? Why did the author write it? How does she accomplish her goals?
2. Tell a story or two about how sleep pressure affects you in your life. Explain how you deal with sleep pressure.
3. Why do we need to sleep?
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Get a spiral notebook for a WNB
-Finish answering questions for "Why Do We Need to Sleep?"
-ICap test next Wed/Thur
-No school on Monday 11-15

Wed/Thurs 1-10/11
1. Library/ Read
2. Reflection to turn in
a) What book are you reading? What's it about?
Why are you reading it?
b) Summarize what happened in your book today
3. WNB - How have you been spending your social capital this week?
4. Read and notice (annotate if it helps) 
"Drowning in Dishes, But Finding a Home"
5. WNB - What's the point of this essay?
How does this essay work? What's the first paragraph do?
What's the next paragraph do?
Pick a sentence that appeals. Copy the sentence.
Identify the parts of the sentence.
Homework
-Bring your book every day.
-Get a spiral notebook for a WNB

Tuesday 1-9
1. WNB - Two truths and a lie
2. Speed conference.
3. WNB - What is a student? Define student.
How do the best students succeed?
4. Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUWn_TJTrnU
5. Annotate goal setting handout.
6. WNB- What are your goals this semester in language arts?
Homework
-Get a good book by Wed/Thurs.
Or bring your ID
-Bring your book every day.
-Get a spiral notebook for a WNB
Monday 1-8
1. Welcome back!
2. WNB - Is Arvada West a friendly place? Give examples.
3. AoW -- Read and annotate
4. WNB - Write a one page reflection about a time
when you or someone you know was socially isolated.
5. WNB - What is social capital, and how do you spend yours?
When should you spend it to help others?
Homework
-Get a good book by Wed/Thurs.
-Bring your book every day.
-Get a spiral notebook for a WNB
12 AP Lit and Comp
Read good books! 
Read every day.
Hard work is more important than talent.
Practice the things you want to be good at.
          REMEMBER:-Rereading builds understanding.
-Writing a question down may help find the answer.
-Knowing you're confused is an important kind of understanding.

AP Central -- Web site for test review:
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/members/exam/
exam_information/2002.html

AP test score calculator:
http://appass.com/calculators/englishliterature?curve=2014

Read a good book.  Come tell me about it.

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martin-english-dept/home/documents>
   Assignments - AP Lit      
Every day
Read something difficult. Figure it out.

 AP Lit exam --Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 8 am.
(Test at Arvada campus of Red Rocks. Be there by 7:45 am)
Senior finals are May 15-16. Graduation is May 18.

Tues 5/8
1. Review test format
3 hours
2. Term questions
3. Annotate the prompts
4. 2 parts analysis/ 1 part evidence
5. Who's the most? 
Homework
Get a good night sleep. AP test tomorrow. Take a deep breath, and do your best.

Tues 4/17
1. Multiple Choice - A
Group up B
by answer C
D
E
2. W2L-What did you figure out? One thing that will help?
3. Motif project
4. Show me the four journal sets
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --major lit data sheet
Motif projects (gallery walk   a few words at beginning) due FRI 4/20

Mon 4/16
1. Work on Motif projects
2. Review test
3.Show me the four journal sets
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --major lit data sheet
Motif projects (gallery walk   a few words at beginning) due FRI 4/20
Thurs/Fri 4-12/13
1.Finish Beloved
2. Show me the four journal sets
3. Motif project
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --major lit data sheet
Motif projects (gallery walk   a few words at beginning) due FRI 4/20
Wed 4-11 
PSAT Test
Tues 4-10 
SAT Test
Mon 4-9
1. Write an answer to the prompt about the role of community
2. Motif/Journal set 2/3/4
--While you're working, I will check your journal assignments
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Finish Beloved by NOW
Motif projects due Mon 4/16

Fri 4-6
1. Present your quote. Explain the lit devices and give us a deeper understanding of the quote and how it connects to the MOWAW
2. Motif / Journal set 2/3/4
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Finish Beloved by NOW
Motif projects due Mon 4/16

Wed/Thur 4-4/5
1. With a partner, pick a quote that is rich and powerful. Write that quote down. Identify the literary devices present in the quote. 
Connect the quote and the devices to a deep understanding of the importance of the passage.
Make a page or two out of it
2. Present your quote and its importance
3. Motif / Journal set 2/3/4
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/6
Motif projects due Mon 4/16

Tues 4-3
1. Graded discussion
2. Pick a quote that is rich and powerful. Write that quote down
Identify the literary devices present in the quote. 
Connect the quote and the devices to a deep understanding of the importance of the passage.
3. Motif/Journal set 2/3/4
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/6
Motif projects due Mon 4/16

Mon 4-2
Welcome Back!
1. Discuss book with partner.
Prepare 10 questions/observations/important quotes.
(Write them out. Turn in after discussion.)
2. Graded discussion
3. Motif/Journal set 2/3/4
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/6
Motif projects due Mon 4/16

SPRING BREAK

Fri 3-23
1. Discuss book with partner.
Prepare 10 questions/observations/important quotes.
(Write them out. Turn in after discussion.)
2. Graded discussion
3. Motif/Journal set 2/3/4
4. Beloved Read and write
Homework
-Read to end of Part I &/or work on journal assignments
-Read your independent novel. Make another major lit data sheet
-Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Read through end of Part I - by Fri 3/23
Read Part II over break
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/5

Wed 3-21
1. Practice - AP multiple choice - 60 min - grade your own
W2L-Which questions did you miss? What was the reasoning behind the question? What helped or hindered? What will you do next time?
2. Motif/Journal set 2/3/4
3. Beloved Read and write
Homework
-Read to end of Part I &/or work on journal assignments
-Read your independent novel. Make another major lit data sheet
-Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Read through end of Part I - by Fri 3/23
Read Part II over break
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/5

Tues 3-20
1. Questions
2. Work day
3. Hand out Journal set #3
Homework
-Read to end of Part I &/or work on journal assignments
-Read your independent novel. Make another major lit data sheet
-Beloved --keep two-column notes.
Read through end of Part I - by Fri 3/23
Read Part II over break
Finish Beloved by Fri 4/5

 Mon 3-19
1. Questions
2. Work day
3. Hand out reading schedule
Homework
Journal Set #2 (Write3-4 pages) - DUE 3/20 
1. What does Sethe remember about her mother? Why does it upset her to remember? Why do you think Beloved keeps asking her questions?
2. Find a quote which reveals how Beloved feels about Sethe and discuss it.
3. Explain what information the following quote provides about both characters:
“Beloved was shining and Paul D didn’t like it” (76).
4. Why does Morrison compare Paul D’s heart to a tobacco tin lodged in his chest? What does this metaphor tell us about his emotions?
5. Explain the significance of the quote, “She moved him” (134).

Thurs 3-15
1. Questions
2. Motif
3. timeline
1. What order are things told?
2. What order did things happen?
4. Read and write
Read Ch 9-13 &/or work on journal assignments
Homework
Journal Set #2 (Write3-4 pages) - DUE 3/20 
1. What does Sethe remember about her mother? Why does it upset her to remember? Why do you think Beloved keeps asking her questions?
2. Find a quote which reveals how Beloved feels about Sethe and discuss it.
3. Explain what information the following quote provides about both characters:
“Beloved was shining and Paul D didn’t like it” (76).
4. Why does Morrison compare Paul D’s heart to a tobacco tin lodged in his chest? What does this metaphor tell us about his emotions?
5. Explain the significance of the quote, “She moved him” (134).
Tues 3-13
1. Beloved
Margaret Garner?
Your questions?
2. Get with a partner
-Sign up for a motif to track (and begin tracking)
3. Begin a double timeline
1. What order are things told?
            Novel starts in 1873
2. What order did things happen?
4. Read and write
Read Ch 5-8 &/or work on journal assignment
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Beloved --keep two-column notes.
-Read chap 5-8 (pp 60-100) by Thurs
-Do journal set #1.

Mon 3-12
1. Beloved
your questions?
2. Start writing your journal pages

     Journal Set #1 (3-4 pages) - DUE block day (3/15)

1.Write an entry as Sethe or Denver, describing how you feel about Paul D’s arrival. How do you think it will change life in 124? 

2.What are Paul D and Sethe remembering about Sweet Home? Why do you think Morrison gives us this information little bit by little bit? 

3. Retell the night of Denver’s birth, from Amy’s point of view.

4. For each of the following quotes explain--a) What does it tell us literally about the characters and what they are experiencing? b)What is significant about the quote? Does it have a deeper meaning than the one it holds in this context? Does it contain any literary devices that make it beautiful or interesting?

* “Risky, thought Paul D, very risky. For a used-to-be-slave woman to love anything that much was dangerous, especially if it was her children she had settled on to love. The best thing, he knew, was to love just a little bit, so when they broke its back, or shoved it in a croaker sack, well,maybe you’d have enough love left over for the next one”(54). 

* “They were not holding hands, but their shadows were” (59).

3. Last 10-15 min--Get with a partner
-Pick a motif to track and begin tracking
-Begin a double timeline
1. What order are things told?
2. What order did things happen?
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Read Beloved pages 60-100 by block day--Keep two column notes.

Fri 3-2
1. presentations.
2. Beloved
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Read pages Beloved 3-59 by Monday--Keep two column notes.

Wed 3-7
1. Respond to prompt from Johnny Got His Gone
2. presentations.
3. Beloved
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Read pages Beloved 3-59 by Monday--Keep two column notes.

Tues 3-6
1. Quiz
What might these different times of day represent in literature?
a. morning, b. noon, c. afternoon, d. night
2. Get ready
3. Presentations
4. Introduce Beloved
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Read pages 3-59 

Mon 3-5
1. Writing warmup--write about one of the photos on board.
2. Work on presentations.
3. Independent novel
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Final draft done?
Presentations begin on Tuesday.

Fri 3-2
1. Look at samples. Grade your own prompt.
Write: What would you do to improve it?
Turn in again
2. Work on presentations.
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
Final draft done?
Presentations on Tuesday?
Poem for the Canon - Presentation Rubric
Poem is presented in interesting way
5 4 3
Evidence of societal or human or general need is demonstrated
5 4 3
Explain poem 
5 4 3
Give evidence to show how poem fulfills the demonstrated need
5 4 3
All members participate and contribute to presentation in some fashion
5 4 3
Wed 2-28
1. Respond to prompt. "Evening Hawk"
2. Finish final draft.
3. Get in groups. Pick an essay/poem to present 
4. Work on presentations.
Homework
-Read your independent novel.
-Make another major lit data sheet
-Final draft due Wednesday.
-Presentations on Tuesday.

Tues 2-27
1. Get in your groups.
2. Read your poems and drafts to one another.
3. Answer these questions about each other’s papers.
   a. What is the need for this poem?
   b. Does the paper establish the need with adequate proof?
   c. How does this poem fulfill the need the paper establishes?
   d. Does the paper use evidence from the poem to demonstrate that the poem fulfulls the need?
   e. What was unclear?
   f. What worked best?
   g. Other praise or friendly suggestions?
4. Read your novel if time.
Homework:
-Final draft of paper is due Wednesday.

Mon 2-26
1. Read--if you need
2. Use computer to write your essay
Share it with me (jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us).
3. Group. Compare your essays so far.
Compare w/ each other and Hoagland.  

Wed 2-21
1. Pick a poem
Poem title, book, author, page #. 
Why should it be in canon?
2. Review the Hoagland essays
Class--Which one is best essay?
Group--How does he begin each essay?
Individual--Put your "should be in canon" statement in that form.
3. Draft (hand write) a possible introduction for your essay.
(one or more paragraphs)
4. Group. Compare your intros.
  Compare w/ each other and Hoagland.
5. Continue (hand write) your essay.
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet
(Due day before spring break)
Start your essay. Typed draft--Monday
                            final draft (2 copies)--due Tuesday
Tues 2-20
1. New improved rules.
2. W2L- Identify a problem. 
What's the problem? Examples?
Why does it matter?
Propose a solution.
Explain how your solution will work 
and why it will be effective.
3. Keep reading poems--pick one. 
W2L - Poem title, book, author, page #. 
Why should it be in canon?
4. Independent reading

Wed 2-14 Happy Valentine's Day
1. 
Continue reading poems
Keep a list of the good poems (page #, book, and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
2. Practice multiple choice test
3. Share: Why should your poem be in the canon? 
                What does it do? 
How do you know?
4. Your book--Read?
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet

Tues 2-13
1. 
Continue reading poems
Keep a list of the good poems (page #, book, and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
2. 
Round robin--share a poem you've found.
3. Your book--Read?
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet

Mon 2-12
1. 
Continue reading poems
Keep a list of the good poems (page #, book, and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
2. 
Share: What good poems have you read so far? partner, class
3. Your book--Read?
Homework
Read your independent novel.
Make another major lit data sheet

Fri 2-9
1. Keep reading poems
Keep a list of the good poems (page #, book, and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
2. Your book--Read?
3. W2L- What are the two "best" poems you've read so far.
-list author, title, book, page #; AND tell why each appeals to you.
Homework
-read your independent book. Do another major work data sheet.

Wed 2-7
1. Mrs. Keyler speaks about AP test
2. Turn in--Hoagland essay QUIZ
What's the point? What are the points?
3. Begin reading poems
Keep a list of the good poems (page #, book, and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
4. TP-CASTT for "Gratitude to Old Teachers"
Homework
-read your independent book. Do another major work data sheet.

Tues 2-6
Masks?
1. Hoagland essay QUIZ--
What's the point? What are the points? 
Give evidence that you read & understood Hoagland's essay.
2. Begin reading poems
Start keeping a list of the poems (book and author)
that you think should be read (why are they good?)
that you think should be part of the canon.
3. Book--Read
Homework
-complete your answers for the quiz
-read your independent book. Do another major work data sheet.

Mon 2-5
1. Hoagland essay
2. Show me terms. etc.
Form Couplet
Fixed form Tercet
Free verse Quatrain
Stanza English Sonnet
Rhyme Scheme Italian Sonnet
3. Book--Read
another major work data sheet
Homework
-Make sure you understand Hoagland's essay.
-read your independent book. Do another major work data sheet.

Fri 2-2
1. Book--Read
2. Show me terms. etc.
3. Four poems and first two paragraphs of Hoagland essay.
4. Two poems-- "To My Dear and Loving Husband" and "When in disgrace..."                                                                                     (Block 3)
Homework
-Finish writing about the poems (Block 3)
-Complete "Major Work Data Sheet" for Oedipus
-BOOK!!!!

Wed 1-31
1. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"
What is the poet’s message about nature? How does he use literary devices to create this message?
2. Bedford - Chapter 29 )- Poetic Forms -
Add terms and definitions into your notebook.
Form Couplet
Fixed form Tercet
Free verse Quatrain
Stanza English Sonnet
Rhyme Scheme Italian Sonnet
Homework
1. Get a book by Friday
2. Complete major work data sheet by Monday

Tues 1-30
1. "Jocasta"
-What stands out in poem?
-discuss questions that pertain to meaning of the work(s)
2. Major data worksheet
Homework
1. Get a book by Friday
2. Complete major work data sheet

Mon 1-29
1. Compare answers
-Grade your own essay
-Grade someone else's essay
Explain the grade using phrases from the rubric
in the margin of the essay.
2. W2L-What can you do to improve your essay?
What is the rubric asking you to do that you still 
need to work on?
Be detailed. (Turn this in stapled to your essay.)
3. Major work data sheet
Homework
1. Finish reading "Jocasta"
bring a question that 
pertains to meaning of the work(s)
2. Complete major work data sheet

Friday 1-26
-Introduce Ruth Eisenberg's retelling of Oedipus Rex.
    "Jocasta" can be found here:

https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib2/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/2831/Jocasta.pdf

-Finish presentations
-Discuss how to answer this prompt:
Consider the elements of tragedy; consider the conflict and its resolution; analyze and explain how these contribute to the meaning of the work. What does Oedipus Rex teach us about being a human?
Homework
-Finish your answer to the prompt. Hand write it. We will grade them  on Monday.
-Finish reading "Jocasta." Bring a question that pertains to meaning of the work(s).

Wednesday 1-24
-Finish your answer to the Oedipus Rex prompt.
-Prepare/present segment
of Oedipus Rex to explain
importance and to "translate."
-Grade other groups
Homework
-Write
Consider the elements of tragedy; consider the conflict and its resolution; analyze and explain how these contribute to the meaning of the work. What does Oedipus Rex teach us about being a human being?

Tuesday 1-23
1. What's the diff between Italian and English sonnets?
2. Practice Multiple Choice 34-44
3. Prepare segment
of Oedipus Rex to explain
importance and to "translate."
Sign up. 
Homework
-Get your presentation ready for Tues/Wed

Monday 1-22
1. Oedipus video versions
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OkMqp_a188
(watch from 5:20 or 5:30)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX2uxQ0RTgA
(watch whole thing--look for inaccuracies)
W2L - Which video segment is a better representation of Oedipus Rex
            Explain why.
2. Prepare segment
of Oedipus Rex to explain
importance and to "translate."
Sign up. 
Homework
-Continue translating
-Get your presentation ready for Wed

Friday 1-19
1. Identify how each term applies to Oedipus Rex
    (only deus ex machina doesn't apply)
2. Prepare segment
of Oedipus Rex to explain
importance and to "translate."
Homework
-Continue translating
-Get your presentation ready for Wed
Rubric categories for Oedipus Presentations
3-5 min.
Masks
Summarize passage briefly
Explain the passage’s significance to plot AND to meaning of the work.
Translate the passage
Perform

Wednesday 1-17
1. Multiple choice practice
2. Identify how each term
applies to Oedipus Rex
3. Pick an important segment
of Oedipus Rex to explain
importance and to "translate."
Sign up.
Homework
-Terms and Oedipus Rex
-Begin translating

Tuesday 1-16
1. Graded discussion
Does Fate really exist?
Who's to blame for Oedipus's situation?
What makes this a good story for Greek tragedy?
2. Identify where each term fits in Oedipus Rex
Homework
-Finish reading Oedipus Rex

Friday 1-12
1. Read Oedipus Rex
through end
2. Prepare for graded discussion
Does Fate really exist?
Who's to blame for Oedipus's situation?
What makes this a good story for Greek tragedy?
        Why does audience experience catharsis at end of O.Rex?
Homework
-Review Oedipus Rex
-Prepare for graded discussion

Wednesday 1-10
1. Practice AP multiple choice
2. Read Oedipus Rex
through line #1077
3. Prepare for graded discussion (Tuesday)
            What questions/observations do you have 
about Greek tragedy, Oedipus, about fate, 
Hawking's essay?
Homework:
-Finish defining theatrical terms found in the textbook's introduction to Greek theatrical conventions, and apply the terms to Oedipus

orchestra        chorus        skene           deus ex machina

prologue        parados        episodia        stasimon    exodus

tragedy        hamartia        tragic flaw     hubris       catharsis   peripeteia(reversal) anagnorisis(recognition) dramatic irony(tragic irony)
Tuesday 1-9
1. Synopsis of Mighty Aphrodite
2. View examples of chorus
3. Begin Oedipus Rex
summary
play -- read through line 248
Homework:
-Read "Is Everything Determined?"
-Finish terms
-Prepare forraded discussion -- Who's responsible for Oedipus and his actions? 
Fate / Hawking / Sophocles -- Wed/Thur

Monday 1-8
1. Welcome back!
2. WNB-What book did you read?
Would you recommend it? Why?
3. Read "A Study of Sophocles" &
"Theatrical Conventions of Greek Drama."
Define terms.
4. W2L - Do you believe in fate?
Give specific evidence to support your answer.
Homework
-Read "Is Everything Determined?"
-Finish terms
-Graded discussion Wed/Thurs.