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Senior Snapshots at CHS 5.23.13

posted May 23, 2013, 10:16 AM by Mag Polek

Weeks of May 13 & 20, 2013

posted May 10, 2013, 10:39 AM by Mag Polek   [ updated May 16, 2013, 6:57 PM ]

English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

  • Congratulations, Class of 2013!

English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
  • Modern Narrative Technique/Metafiction--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
  • Congratulations, Class of 2013!

Week of May 6, 2013

posted May 3, 2013, 4:39 PM by Mag Polek

English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

  • Independent Preparation/Review for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam 
  • Final Exam
    • Period 4A--Tuesday, May 14
    • Period 4B--Monday, May 20

English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
  • Modern Narrative Technique/Metafiction--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
    • Military Jargon Defined
    • HW--Independent Reading of pages 161-246 (84 pgs.) due Thursday 5/9 for Discussion/Review
    • Alignment of the novel with Tour of Duty, American Drama TV Series (1987-1990; Three Seasons on CBS)
  • Final Exam
    • Period 2--Wednesday, May 15
    • Period 3--Tuesday, May 14

Week of April 29, 2012

posted Apr 26, 2013, 10:02 AM by Mag Polek   [ updated Apr 26, 2013, 4:39 PM ]

English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

  • Ongoing, In-Class, Practice Activities for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam
    • HW--Independent Preparation/Review for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam 
    • AP Central Exam Information--Thursday, May 9th, 8:00 AM
  • HW--Class of 2013 Bulletin Board Graphic (50 pts.) due May 2/3
  • HW--Senior Writing Project (SWP) Reflection (200 pts.)--Due Date TBD
  • Final Exam
    • Period 4A--Tuesday, May 14
    • Period 4B--Monday, May 20

English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
  • Modern Narrative Technique/Metafiction--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
    • Military Jargon Defined
    • HW--Independent Reading of pages 117-161 ("Stockings" to "Notes") due Wednesday 5/1 for Discussion
  • HW--Class of 2013 Bulletin Board Graphic (50 pts.) due Friday, May 3 
  • HW--Senior Writing Project (SWP) Reflection (200 pts.) due Friday, May 10
  • Final Exam
    • Period 2--Wednesday, May 15
    • Period 3--Tuesday, May 14

    Week of April 22, 2013

    posted Apr 21, 2013, 7:20 PM by Mag Polek

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

    • Modern Narrative Technique
      • Objectives
      • In-Class Essay (200) Choice of ONE of Four Texts--Tuesday 4/23 (A) and Wednesday 4/25 (B)

    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
    • Finish sharing HW Poems (30) orally in class on Monday 4/22

    Week of April 15, 2013

    posted Apr 12, 2013, 8:17 AM by Mag Polek   [ updated Apr 12, 2013, 10:52 AM ]

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

    • Modern Narrative Technique
    • In-Class Essay (200) on Four Texts--Tuesday 4/23 (A) and Wednesday 4/25 (B)

    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien

    Week of April 8, 2013

    posted Apr 7, 2013, 6:16 PM by Mag Polek   [ updated Apr 9, 2013, 12:10 PM ]

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

    • Modern Narrative Technique
      • Objectives
      • Fences (1985) by August Wilson
        • Introduction and Overview
        • In-class Oral & Independent Reading and Discussion
      • The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
        • Independent Reading due for Group Work and Discussion on 4/15 (A) and 4/16 (B)

    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
      • Objectives
      • Introduction and Overview
      • Independent Reading Assigned Daily for Group Work and Discussion

    Week of March 25, 2013

    posted Mar 21, 2013, 11:07 AM by Mag Polek   [ updated Mar 25, 2013, 7:53 AM ]

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

    • Modern Narrative Technique--The Things They Carried (1990) by Tim O'Brien
      • Independent Reading due for Group Work and Discussion on 4/15 (A) and 4/16 (B)
    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--In-class oral & independent reading and discussion of Fences (1985) by August Wilson--Act Two
      • Fences Test (100) on Act Two--Wednesday, 3/27

    Week of March 18, 2013

    posted Mar 17, 2013, 10:00 AM by Mag Polek   [ updated Mar 17, 2013, 10:15 AM ]

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research

    • Modern Narrative Technique--The Metamorphosis (1916) by Franz Kafka
      • Independent Reading due for Group Work and Discussion on 3/18 (A) and 3/19 (B)

    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--In-class oral reading and discussion of Fences (1985) by August Wilson

    Week of March 11, 2013

    posted Mar 10, 2013, 4:48 PM by Mag Polek   [ updated Mar 14, 2013, 6:16 PM ]

    English 12 AP/GT~Periods 4A & 4B~Literary Analysis of British and World Literature, Advanced Composition, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Preparation for the AP English Literature and Composition Exam, Independent Literary Criticism and MLA Research


    English 12 Honors~Periods 2 & 3~Literary Analysis of British and American Literature, Application of the Reading Apprenticeship Model, Collegiate Writing with 6+1 Writing Traits, Creative Writing, Senior Writing Project, Vocabulary Study, Preparation for the SAT, Independent Analysis and MLA Research
    • Modern Narrative Technique--Introduction, in-class oral reading of Fences (1985) by August Wilson

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