Lesson Plans 4/9/18

English II

Monday, April 9, 2018

Quiz over Act I of play

Read Act II scene i & ii

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Discuss the ending of scene ii and read scene iii and iv

Quiz tomorrow

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Quiz over Act II

Introduce the Rap/TV Show Assignment

Due May 9th

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Work on Rap/TV Show Assignment

Friday, April 13, 2018

Writing practice for EOC


Lesson Plans 4/2/18

English II

Monday, April 2, 2018

Benchmark 3 Review with the class

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Nexter Practice Test

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

CSI: Who Murdered Julius Caesar?


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Webquest over Shakespeare and Caesar

Act I scene i


10.RL & RI.IKI.9, 10.RL.CS.4

Friday, April 6, 2018

Caesar: Act I scenes ii & iii


10.RL & RI.IKI.9, 10.RL.CS.4

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English II


Monday, March 26, 2018

Peer Review Outline

Write the intro. and the first two body paragraphs in class

10.W.PDW.5, 10.W.TTP.1.a;b;c

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Sophomore Assembly with Livingston PD


Step-by-step writing of the counterclaim

Finish the essay


Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Peer edit the papers and complete the final draft


Thursday, March 29, 2018

Argumentative Essay due  

Complete any missing/make-up work

Friday, March 30, 2018

NO SCHOOL-Good Friday


Lesson Plans 3/19/18

English II

Monday, March 19, 2018

ACT Prep: Quick ACT Tips

                 ACT Kahoot!

                 Grammar Practice

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Practice ACT

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Begin Argument Essay

Discuss Rubric

Anticipation Guide

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Read articles and watch the media clip

Class discussion

Introduce essay topic

9-10.RI.KID.1, 9-10.RI.CS.4, 9-10.RI.CS.5

9-10.RI.CS.6, 9-10.RI.IKI.7, 9-10.RI.IKI.8

Friday, March 23, 2018

Begin the outline for the essay

Complete the graphic organizer



Lesson Plans 3/5/18

English II

Monday, March 5, 2018

Benchmark 3 Test- Nextera CAB

Homework: Read Chapter 11

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Read Chapter 12

Homework: Finish Chapter 12

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Explore the darkness of human nature in the article “What makes good people do bad things?”

Complete the study guide for Lord of the Flies

Test over the novel tomorrow

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Test review

Test over Lord of the Flies

Friday, March 9, 2018

ACT Friday

Make-up work day

Show movie clips and discuss


Lesson Plans 2/26/18

English II

Monday, February 26, 2018

Shelter/Procedural Text projects due

Read Chapter 4

Complete the Symbolism handout using the Prezi on Schoology

10.RL.IKI.9, 10.RL.KID.1

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Discuss Symbolism handout

Read Chapter 5

Complete the study guide

Homework: Read Chapter 6

10.RL.IKI.9, 10.RL.KID.3

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Discuss characterization in Chapter 6

Quiz over Chapter 4-6

Read Chapter 7


Thursday, March 1, 2018

Read Chapter 8


Friday, March 2, 2018

Read Chapter 9

Discuss Archetypes:Christ-figure- Simon

Take-home Quiz 7-9

Homework:Read Chapter 10

10.RL.KID.1, 10.RL.CS. 4


Lesson Plans 2/19/18

English II

Monday 02-19

No school-Presidents' Day

Tuesday 02-20

Read Ch. 2

Supplies for STEM project:

-Toothpicks - String

-Rubber bands -Sticks

-Popsicle sticks - Glue

Wednesday 02-21

Ch. 2 summary of events/analysis activity

Read Ch. 3 "Huts on the Beach"

Bring supplies for STEM project tomorrow

Thursday 02-22

Begin STEAM project: Building Shelters

Friday 02-23

ACT Friday

Finish STEAM project


Lesson Plans 2/12/18

English II

Monday, February 12, 2018

Bell ringer: Every Day Edit

Unit 4 Review- Kahoot

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Bell ringer: ACT Friday

Unit 4 Test

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Lord of the Flies Introduction Activities

Notes over Golding and the novel

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Begin reading the novel Lord of the Flies (LOTF)

Chapter 1

Work on Chapter 1 study guide

Friday, February 16, 2018

Continue reading the novel

Work on the study guide


Lesson Plans 2/5/18

English II

Monday, February 5, 2018

Bell ringer: Every Day Edit- Groundhog Day

Pg. 687- Sonnet 18

Sonnet 130 (Schoology)

Pg. 690 Direct Objects

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Bell ringer: Every Day Edit

Guidance Visit- Robin Long on Junior Year Requirements

Pg. 692-693 Test Practice- Read Fluently

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Bell ringer: Every Day Edit

Poetry Stations:

Glory, Metaphor, Conscientious Objector, Pride

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bell ringer: Every Day Edit

Poetic devices and figurative language in song lyrics

Unit 4 Review

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Friday, February 9, 2018

Bell ringer: ACT Friday

Unit 4 Test

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5


Lesson  Plans 1/29/18

English II

Monday, January 29, 2018

-Poetic forms/ Lyric poetry

-Read ¨The Guitar¨ & ¨The Fish¨

-Critical Thinking 1-3 pg. 654

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

-Read ¨My City¨

-Begin composing your own ¨My City¨ poem about Livingston

-Work on the poem

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5; 10.W.PDW.4

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

-Poetry Quiz

-Work on “My City” poems

-Read ¨Do not go gentle...¨

-Figurative language


10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Thursday, February 1, 2018

-Shakespeare -Sonnets 18 and 130

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5

Friday, February 2, 2018

-¨My City¨ poem due

-POEM ANALYSIS- Read ¨The wind tapped like a tired man¨, ¨Glory¨, ¨Metaphor¨, Conscientious Observer¨, ¨Pride¨, ¨Tell all the truth- but tell it slant¨

10.RL.CS.4; 10.L.VAU.5


Lesson Plans 1/22/18

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, January 22, 2018

Bell Ringer: No Red Ink (Dialogue)

Work on the Narratives- Due on Wed.

10.W.TTP.3a, d, & f

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Bell Ringer: Every Day Edit

Honors: Review Fahrenheit 451

View important clips from the movie & discuss

Test over F451 on Wednesday

10. L.CSE.2, 10. RL.KID.3, 10.RL.KID.2

English II: Work on completing the narrative on google docs

10.W.TTP.3a, d, & f

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Bell Ringer: Every Day Edit

Narratives due today via Schoology submission

Honors: F451 Test

Begin Unit 4: Poetry

Big Question, vocabulary, notes

10. L.CSE.2, 10.RL.CS.4

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bell Ringer:Every Day Edit

Narrative poems

Read ¨The Bridegroom¨

Analyze for poetic devices

10. L.CSE.2, 10.RL.CS.4

Friday, January 26, 2018

Bell Ringer:Every Day Edit

Read ¨The Fish¨ & ¨The Guitar¨

Discuss Mood

10. L.CSE.2, 10.RL.CS.4


Lesson Plans 1/8/18

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, January 8, 2018

Read two sample narratives

Narrative Rubric

Introduce Essay prompt


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Narrative writing stations

Pre-writing for narrative


Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Begin writing narrative


Thursday,  January 11, 2018

Continue writing narrative


Friday, January 12, 2018

No Red Ink- Dialogue

Correct any dialogue errors in the narrative

Unit 3 Introduction Activities

Big Question/ Academic Vocabulary


Lesson Plans 1/2/2018

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, January 1, 2018

NO SCHOOL- New Year’s Day

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Substitute- Patricia Gore

Essay Writing Quiz on Schoology (practice)

No Red Ink grammar assignment

HONORS- Begin reading/work on Fahrenheit 451 and activities

10.W.TTP.2, 10.W.PDW.5

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Essay Writing Quiz (for a grade)

Types of narratives on the EOC/Rubric

HONORS-Discuss Fahrenheit 451 Activity from 1-2-18


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Narrative writing stations

Sample narrative

Introduce Essay prompt


Friday, January 5, 2018

Begin writing narrative



Lesson Plans 12/11/17

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, December 11, 2017

Bell ringer:

Christmas Party Day

-Benchmark Test review

-Test tomorrow

*Standards from the 9 weeks

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Bell ringer: Study for the test

-Benchmark Test

-Last call for makeup work

*Standards from the 9 weeks

Wednesday, December 13, 2017


1st, 2nd, and 3rd Blocks

Thursday, December 14, 2017


4th and 5th Blocks

Friday, December 15, 2017



                                                                        Lesson Plans 12/4/17

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, December 4, 2017

Bell ringer- Get out rough draft of essay and wait for further instruction

-Assigned groups for peer editing using the state rubric

-Make corrections and begin typing paper

-Using Citation Machine, cite the novel you are using for the essay (To Kill a Mockingbird)

10.W.PDW.5, 10.W.PDW.4, 10.W.TTP.2.a-g

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bell ringer: Begin work on the essay

-Continue typing the essay

-Due tomorrow

10.W.PDW.5, 10.W.PDW.4, 10.W.PDW.6

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Bell ringer: Turn in the essay by sharing the Google Doc with me

-TKAM essay due

-TKAM Kahoot Review

-Test tomorrow

10.RL.KID.1-3, 10.RL.CS.6

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bell ringer: Study for the test

-Test over TKAM

-Reflective journaling:

  • One thing I learned in this lesson that I may be able to use in future is…

  • What I most liked about this lesson was...

  • What I most disliked about this lesson was...

-Collect TKAM novels

10.RL.KID.1-3, 10.RL.CS.6, 10.W.RW.10

Friday, December 8, 2017

Bell ringer:

-Make up work day

- Fahrenheit 451 books to Honors (Due 1/12)

See above for standards


                                                 Lesson Plan 11/27/17

Dana Gore

English II

Monday,  November 27, 2017

Bell ringer: Complete all handouts over the novel and turn them in

Discuss the ending of TKAM, symbolism, theme

Complete the anticipation guide and turn in

Parallelism Powerpoint

10.RL.KID.1 & 2, 10.L.CSE.1

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Bell ringer: Parallelism handout

Transitions Powerpoint

Good and Bad writing samples/ Score using the Rubric

Explain/discuss the essay topic

Begin brainstorming/finding evidence from the text

10.L.CSE.1, 10.W.RBPK. 8-9

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Bell ringer: Handout over transition words

Fill in the graphic organizer

Model one example for the class

Begin writing the body paragraphs

10.W.RBPK. 8-9

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bell ringer: noredink- Transition Words

Continue writing the body paragraphs of the essay

10.L.CSE.1, 10.W.RBPK. 8-9

Friday, December 1, 2017

Bell ringer: ACT Friday-Comma Practice

Noredink-Parenthetical citations

Writing the introduction and conclusion

10.L.CSE.2, 10.W.RBPK. 8-9


Lesson Plans 11/20

Dana Gore
English II

Monday, November 20, 2017

Bell ringer- Complete the study guide for chapters 27-29

*Hoover carts are due today!

Nextera testing

Finish reading To Kill a Mockingbird chapters 30-31

Turn in the theme wheel

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bell ringer-Finish the TKAM study guide, Character Chart, and Trial Sheet and turn in!

Part II of Nextera testing

Lesson Plans

Dana Gore

Week of 11/13/17

Monday, November 13, 2017

Bell ringer- Send a copy of the TKAM Art Connection assignment to my email.

Present the pictures to the class

Work on the maps that are due tomorrow

Read chapters 19-20

10.SL.CC.3, 10.SL.PKI.5

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Bell ringer-Complete chapters 19-20 study guide

Turn in the map of Maycomb

Read chapters 21-22

10.RL.IKI.7, 10.RL.KID.3

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Bell ringer-Complete chapters 21-22 study guide

Hoover Cart Assignment- Due Monday (See Schoology for more information)

Read chapters 23-24

Quiz Tomorrow


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bell ringer- Complete chapters 23-24

Quiz chapters 19-24

Read chapters 25-26

Watch a clip from TKAM

10.RL.KID.3, 10.RL.IKI.7

Friday, November 17, 2017

Bell ringer- ACT Friday

Read chapters 27-28

Work on Hoover Carts

ST1.2, 10. RL.KID.7, 10.RL.CS.6


Lesson Plans 11/6/17

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, November 6, 2017

Bell ringer- Work on the study guide

Review chapters 11-12

Quiz over 7-12

10.RL.KID.2, 10.RL.IKI.9

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Bell ringer- Pizza Wheel over characters of TKAM

STEAM Art Connection Assignment (Due Monday 11/13)

Read Chapters 15-16

10. RL.KID.3, 10.SL.PKI.5

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Bell ringer- Map of Maycomb assignment (Due Tuesday 11/14)

Reference these pages to help with your map (pg7, 10, 200, 201)

Read Chapters 17-18

10.RL.IKI.7, STI.5

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Bell ringer- Hoover cart project (Due Wed. 11/15

Quiz over 13-18

Read chapters 19-20

STI.5, 10.RL.CS.4

Friday, November 10, 2017



10/30/17 Lesson Plans

Monday, October 30, 2017

Read chapters 5-6 in the novel.

Complete the study guide for all chapters you have read.


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Bell ringer-You have an assignment on noredink.com

Quiz over chapters 1-6 of the novel

Read chapters 7-8 before Wednesday

Complete the study guide over those chapters

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Assignment over parallelism on noredink.com

Journal activity: Imagine you are Boo Radley at the end of Chapter 8.  In his voice, write a diary entry of what is happening from Boo’s point of view.  Include mention of specific encounters between you (Boo) and the children.  You will need to draw inferences about Boo’s diction…keeping in mind the background information we have on him. Minimum 2-3 paragraphs. Turn in when completed.

Read chapters 9-10 and complete the study guide and character chart for those chapters.

*Please save any small cardboard boxes you may have at home for a project that we will begin soon. (e.g. pop tarts, cereal bars, tissue boxes)

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Presentations over background of the novel

Discussion over chapters 4-9 of the novel

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bell ringer: ACT Friday- Everyday Edit

Finish Presentations

Read Chapter 11-12

Quiz on Monday over chapters 7-12


                                                Lesson Plans 10/23/17

Dana Gore

English II

Monday, October 23, 2017

Bell ringer: Study for the Unit 3 test

Review the Cumulative Review Answers

Take the test

10.RI.KID.1, 10.RI.KID.2, 10.RI.CS.6

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bell ringer: Theme activity

Introduction to the novel To Kill A Mockingbird

Assign groups and research topics

Explain how to use google slides

10.SL.PKI.5, 10.W.RBPK.7 & 8

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Bell ringer: noredink.com

Work in groups on research projects

10.SL.PKI.5, 10.W.RBPK.7 & 8

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Bell ringer: noredink.com

Begin reading the novel

Make a bookmark with a quote from the novel

10.RL.KID.3, 10.RL.CS.4, & 5

Friday, October 27, 2017

Bell ringer: noredink.com

Present Slides Presentations

10.RL.KID.3, 10.RL.CS.4, & 5

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