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English I Honors: Day A Homework


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            Marking Period 3
                         3/2 MID-POINT
                              4/24 END


Due 4/15 (W)
  • Unit 3 Test (tentative study guide to follow)
Due 3/16 (M)
  • Complete your topic's slide for the 3 Fact Whip Around. Check your email for your class's shared Google Slide. 
Due 3/12 (H) 
  • Final Draft of Academy Research Paper due to Turn It In by 8 AM.
  • Read "A Dream within a Dream" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.
Due 3/10 (T)
Due 3/6 (F)
Due 3/4 (W)
  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 26-31
  • Read both "The 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing" and "The Many and the Few" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.
  • Rough Draft of Academy Research Paper. Come to class prepared to conduct appropriate peer/teacher conferences.
Due 3/2 (M)
  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 26-31
  • Submit Service Project idea via Google Form - Do not fill this form out unless your plan is confirmed with the location.
  • Writer's Workshop: Academy Research Paper (at time permits)
Due 2/27 (H)
Due 2/25 (T)
  • Read (and suggested to record) the rules for Commas (643-649). Recommended reinforcement: Review B and Review C. 
  • Writer's Workshop: Academy Research Paper (min. 40 minutes)
Due 2/21 (F)
Due 2/19 (W)
Due 2/14 (F)
  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 17-19
  • Read "The Scottsboro Boys" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.
Due 2/12 (W)
Due 2/10 (M)
  • Come to class prepared to work on your Academy Research Paper note cards. 
  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 12-14
  • Read "Emmett Till" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.
Due 2/6 (H)
Due 2/4 (T)
  • Read To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 8-11 
  • Read "We Wear the Mask" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.

                  Marking Period 2
Due 1/31 (F)
Due 1/29 (W)
Due 1/27 (M)
Due 1/23 (H)
  • Read "RFK's Speech Following the Death of MLK" on Common Lit. Answer all multiple choice assessment questions before class begins.
  • Reread "I Have a Dream" on Common Lit.
  • Working Topic Outline due at the end of class to Turn It In *time provided to work in class*
Due 1/21 (T)
Due 12/19 (H)
Due 12/17 (T)
  • Timed Argumentative Writing Task (Project)
             12/13 MID-POINT OF MP2

Due 12/11 (W)
Due 12/9 (M)
  • Quiz - The Metamorphosis Chapters 2-3 Vocabulary
  • Read "Can Television Be Considered Literature and Taught in English Classes" on CommonLit. Answer all multiple-choice assessment questions and successfully submit before class begins.
Due 12/5 (H)
Due 12/3 (T) 
11/29 Memorize your entire POL poem

Due 11/25 (M)
Due 11/21 (H)
  • Memorize the first half of your POL poem.
  • Quiz - Chapter 1 The Metamorphosis Vocabulary
  • Read "I Have a Dream" on CommonLit. Answer all multiple-choice assessment questions and successfully submit before class begins.
Due 11/19 (T)
Due 11/15 (F)

                     Marking Period 1
Due 11/13 (W)
Due 11/11 (M)
Due 11/5 (T)
Due 10/24 (H)
  • Quiz: Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement - Use your notes, reinforcement activities, Elements of Language textbook, and Chomp Chomp's interactive exercises to review and to prepare.
  • Writer's Workshop for Mini-Essay #2: Complete to class prepared to work on your Mini-Essay #2 utilizing your IRB, all notes, your annotated writing pieces, and personalized checklists. 
  • Poetry Out Loud Poem ChoiceSubmit your choice to this Google form.
Due 10/22 (T) 
  • Project: Expository Essay Final Draft due to Turn It In by 8 AM. Bring a staple-free, printed copy of your composition to class.
  • Read "Sympathy" on CommonLit. Answer all the multiple-choice assessment questions  and successfully submit your work before the class bell.  Be prepared to discuss the text in both small group and large group settings.
Due 10/18 (F)
  • Expository Essay Rough Draft - Be prepared to participate in both teacher and peer conferences.
  • Recommended reinforcement Complete P-A Exercise B (emailed)
Due 10/16 (W)
  • Revised and typed (MLA) Body Paragraph & Works Cited for Expository Essay. Be prepared to participate in peer conferences.
  • Recommended reinforcement Chapter Review C.
Due 10/11 (F)
  • Revised and typed (MLA) Introduction for Expository Essay. Be prepared to participate in peer conferences.
  • Review (and suggested to record) rules for P-A Agreement Rules 16x-16z. Complete Review F for recommended reinforcement 

Due 10/8 (T)
  • Revised Expository Essay thesis statement (written on index card)
                              10/08 MID-POINT MP1
Due 10/4 (F)
  • Quiz: Subject-Verb Agreement - Use your notes, reinforcement activities, Elements of Language textbook, and Chomp Chomp's interactive exercises to review and to prepare.
  • Generate a personal goal for our next Socratic seminar (submit via Google Form in email). 
Due 10/2 (W)
Due 9/27 (F)
  • Read both "Self Concept" and "Identity" on CommonLit. Answer all the multiple-choice assessment questions for both texts and submit your work before the class bell.  Be prepared to discuss the text in both small group and large group settings. 
Due 9/25 (W)
  • New Date - Quiz: MLA Format (header, heading, spacing, font/size, three methods to integrate short in-text citations,  parenthetical citations and their requirements)
  • Prepare for our first Socratic Seminar. Review the Guidelines and Expectations for Socratic Seminars.
  • Finish your "Rituals of Memory" reading comprehension questions (Google Form in email)
Due 9/23 (M)
  • Quiz: MLA Format (header, heading, spacing, font/size, three methods to integrate short in-text citations, parenthetical citations and requirements of them)
  • S/V Agreement recommended reinforcement (handout labeled page 149)
Due 9/19 (H)
Due 9/17 (T)
  • Actively read "Rituals of Memory" (distributed in class). Be prepared to both discuss and analyze the text. 
  • Read the rules (and suggested to record notes) for Number & Subject-Verb AgreementComplete Exercises 2 & 3 for recommended reinforcement. 
  • LAST DAY for Book Choice for Independent Reading Book (either bring in your physical book or email Mrs. Petrucelli BEFORE class begins with a complete email that includes the link to your book on Amazon)
Due 9/13 (F)
  • Read "The Nature vs. Nurture Debate" on Common Lit. Complete all multiple choice assessment questions and successfully submit by class time. Be prepared to discuss this text both in small group and large group settings. 
  • Tabulate the results of your Learning Styles InventorySubmit your Learning Styles Inventory results to the Google Form
  • Join correct class on Turn It In by end of class.
Due 9/11 (W)
  • Come to class prepared to complete your benchmark assessment (writing utensil, summer reading work, summer reading book, and additional notes, if you took them)
  • Read through the Independent Reading Project packet. Write down any questions you have. 
  • Be prepared to share your Who Am I? informal presentation (30-60 seconds in length)
Due 9/9 (M)
  • Signed Contract from course syllabus
  • Name Plate
  • View "The Danger of a Single Story." Consider the following questions. Be prepared to discuss them in both small group and large group settings. 
    • 1. How did the single story of poverty impact Adichie's view of Fide?
    • 2. Adichie discusses several "single stories," some that were about her and some she has heard about others. Make a list of the stories she mentions so that you can discuss them later. 
    • 3. What is "the danger of a single story?"
    • 4. Write in your own words what you think this means: "When we reject the single story, when we realize that there is never a single story about any place, we regain a kind of paradise." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Unit 2: Decisions and Consequences
Essential Questions
  • How does a person overcome adversity?
  • What are the effects of prejudice and discrimination?
  • How can we use fiction as a vehicle for understanding author’s point of view and purpose?
  • What research skills allow a person to be an informed citizen?
  • How do we use our voices to express our ideas clearly and persuasively?  
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