Class/Homework 2010-2011

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Final week of 4th quarter: June 6 ~ 10

posted May 22, 2011, 6:07 AM by John Allen   [ updated Jun 5, 2011, 6:49 AM ]

M: G/E
T: G/E
W: Final Exams (Academy)
R: Final Exams
F: Final Exams

MON: 
Life & Times of Michael K. vocabulary TEST.  
 HW: Work on the final exam.

TUE: TBA      HW:
Finish working on the final exam.

WED:  Final exam due.  Poetry reading.     HW:  I'm sure you can come up with something!

May 30 ~ June 3

posted May 22, 2011, 5:59 AM by John Allen   [ updated Jun 5, 2011, 6:45 AM ]

M: No School
T: G/SS
W: G/E
R: G/E
F: 
G/E

MON: 
No School.  
 HW: None

TUE: No English class.  HW: 
Study for the Life & Times of Michael K. TEST 
tomorrow.

WED:  Life & Times of Michael K. TEST      HW:  Read the instructions for the FINAL EXAM.

THU:  Discuss and work on the final exam.   HW: Work on your final exam.

FRI: 
Discuss and work on the final exam. 
  HW: 
Work on your final exam.

May 23 ~ 27

posted May 15, 2011, 7:24 AM by John Allen   [ updated May 27, 2011, 11:54 AM ]

M: SS all
T: G/E/SS
W: E/G/SS
R: Honors & Awards GBS
F: Honors & Awards GBN

MON: 
No English class.
  HW: 
Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment F.

TUE: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.  HW: Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment G.

WED: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.   HW:  
Study for the Life & Times of Michael K. TEST next Wednesday.

THU: No English class.  HW: 
Study for the Life & Times of Michael K. TEST 
next Wednesday.

FRI: 
No English class.
 HW:
Study for the Life & Times of Michael K. TEST 
next Wednesday.

May 16 ~ 20

posted May 15, 2011, 7:09 AM by John Allen   [ updated May 22, 2011, 5:52 AM ]

M: G/E
T: G/E (Late Arrival)
W: G/E/SS
R: Social Studies Field Trip
F: G/E/SS: Spring Fest GBN



MON: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.  HW: Study for the Jane Eyre II vocabulary test (Friday).  MAKE SURE YOU REVIEW HEART OF DARKNESS WORDS.  

TUE: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.  HW: Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment C.

WED: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.   HW:  Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment D.

THU: No English class.  HW: Create the final version of your poem (15 pts.)--Due tomorrow.

FRI: Vocabulary test.  Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.  HW: Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment E.

May 9 ~ 13

posted Apr 15, 2011, 5:26 PM by John Allen   [ updated May 15, 2011, 7:10 AM ]

M: G/SS
T: SS/E
W: G/E/SS
R: SS: AP Exam
F: G/E

MON: No English class.   HW: Finish your poem revision--DUE tomorrow.  You must attached Mr. Allen's bracketed draft to the new version.

TUE: Finish viewing and discussing The Matrix.  HW: Read the introductory information for Life & Times of Michael K. on the website.

WED: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.   HW:  None

THU: No English class.  HW: Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment A.

FRI: Read and discuss Life & Times of Michael K.  HW: Read  Life & Times of Michael K. assignment B.

May 2 ~ 6

posted Apr 15, 2011, 5:22 PM by John Allen   [ updated May 5, 2011, 6:25 AM ]

M: G/E/SS
T: G/SS
W: G/E
R: E/SS (AIDS Day/GBS health classes)
F: G/E/SS

MON: How to write the college application personal essay.  HW: Complete the Life & Times of Michael K. vocabulary sheet (obtain from "Downloads")--DUE Wednesday.

TUE: No English class.  HW: Complete the Life & Times of Michael K. vocabulary sheet--DUE Wednesday.

WED: The Matrix: Modernism & Postmodernism.  HW:  Read Matrix essay. 

THU: Revision instructions for your poems.  The Matrix: Modernism & Postmodernism.  HW:  Revise your poem.  You must submit the marked draft with the new version!  Review Stage Five as you revise.--DUE Tuesday 

FRI: The Matrix: Modernism & Postmodernism.  HW:  Revise your poem.  You must submit the marked draft with the new version!  Review Stage Five as you revise.--DUE Tuesday 

April 25 ~ 29

posted Apr 15, 2011, 5:15 PM by John Allen   [ updated Apr 25, 2011, 7:16 AM ]

M: G/E

T: G/SS

W: No Class (Prairie State Exam)
R: No Class (Prairie State Exam)
F: E/SS

MON: Work in class on the Jane Eyre mashup with your partners.  HW: Work on the Jane Eyre mashup--DUE Wednesday, April 27 by 9:00 p.m. CST.

TUE: No English class  
HW: Work on the Jane Eyre mashup
--DUE Wednesday, April 27 by 9:00 p.m. CST.

WED: No Class (Prairie State Exam)  
HW: Blog: use the "Metacognition" prompt to discuss your experience with Mashup--DUE Friday

THU: No Class (Prairie State Exam)  HW: Blog: finish the "Metacognition" entry (experience with Mashup)--DUE tomorrow

FRI: TBA

April 18 ~ 22

posted Apr 15, 2011, 5:05 PM by John Allen   [ updated Apr 3, 2012, 7:07 AM ]

M: G/SS
T: SS/E
W: G/SS/E
T: G/E
F: NO SCHOOL

MON:  No English class.  HW:   Finish reading Jane Eyre.

TUE:  Discuss Jane Eyre.   HW: Read the instructions for the Jane Eyre Mashup

WED:  Discuss Jane Eyre and the Mashup assignment.  Meet with Mashup partners.    HW:  Work on the Jane Eyre Mashup--DUE Wednesday, April 28 by 9:00 p.m. CST.

THU:
  
Discuss Jane Eyre and meet with Mashup partners.  HW: Work on the Jane Eyre Mashup--DUE Wednesday, April 28 by 9:00 p.m. CST.

FRI:  NO SCHOOL   HW: Work on the Jane Eyre Mashup--DUE Wednesday, April 28 by 9:00 p.m. CST.

April 11 ~ 15

posted Apr 3, 2011, 6:17 AM by John Allen   [ updated Apr 12, 2011, 5:32 AM ]

M: G/SS
T: G/E
W: E/SS
R: G/E
F: E/SS (short schedule)

MON:  No English class.  HW:   Read Jane Eyre assignment M.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion

TUE:  Discuss Jane Eyre HW:   Read Jane Eyre assignment N.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.

WED:  Discuss Jane EyreHW:  Read Jane Eyre assignment O over two nights--DUE Friday.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.  

THU:
  
Discuss Jane EyreHW:  Finish reading Jane Eyre assignment O.  Blog: Choose your prompt from the list except "Blogging Around."  DUE Tuesday.

FRI:  Discuss Jane Eyre. HW:  Read Jane Eyre assignment P over two nights--DUE Tuesday Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.  Reminder: Blog due Tuesday.

April 4 ~ 8

posted Apr 3, 2011, 5:58 AM by John Allen   [ updated Apr 10, 2011, 5:50 PM ]

M: G/E/SS
T: G/E/SS
W: E/SS (Late Arrival)
R: G/SS
F: G/E

MON: Discuss Jane Eyre.  HW: Read Jane Eyre assignment I.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion. 

TUE: Discuss Jane Eyre. 

 HW:  Read Jane Eyre assignment J.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.


WED: Discuss Jane Eyre.  HW:  Finish revising your poem--DUE tomorrow.  
Blog: Use prompt "360 Degrees."  DUE Monday, April 11.

THU:
 
No English class.
  HW: 
Read Jane Eyre assignment K.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.  

FRI: 
Discuss Jane Eyre.
  HW:   Read Jane Eyre assignment L.  Have three passages ready to prepare for discussion.  Due Monday.

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