Qtr 1 - Eng 11


Qtr 1 Theme/Essential Questions:

    • What power do I have as an individual? How can I use that power to affect change?
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Week 6

Friday, September 21

      • Bell Work

Wednesday, September 19

Today's Objectives:

      • to reflect on historical value of a text.
      • to determine if a sentence is punctuated correctly

Bell Work

    • Writer's Notebook
        • Initial thoughts on The Crucible?
            • Believeable?
        • Hand in.


Thematic Unit

    • The Crucible - Quiz
    • Read and discuss.


Grammar Time

    • Review Compound Sentences
        • Comma Splice
        • Run-on
        • Fused
    • Teacher Model
        • "She sends her spirit on me in church; she makes me laugh at prayer." pg. 41
        • "You most certainly do, and you will free her from it now." pg. 41
        • "It is broken, they are free." pg. 45
            • Which are correct? Which are not?
    • Group Work
        • "A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back." pg. 25
        • "You load one oak of mine and you'll fight to drag it home." pg. 30
            • Which are correct? Which are not?
    • Individual Assessment
        • Simple or Compound?
        • If compound, is the sentence punctuated correctly? Add punctuation, if/where needed.
            1. "She comes to me every night to go and drink blood." pg. 41
            2. "You will confess yourself or I will take you out and whip you to your death, Tituba." pg. 42
            3. "You have confessed yourself to witchcraft, and that speaks a wish to come to Heaven's side." pg. 43

Homework

      • Blog post 4.


Monday, September 17

Bell Work

    • Today's Vocab.
        • Scene 1
          • crucible: a situation of severe trial, or in which different elements interact, leading to the creation of something new.
          • intimation (pg. 15): an indication or hint.
          • formidable (pg. 15): inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.
              • Suffix - able = capable of being
          • prodigious (pg. 23): remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree.
              • Suffix - ious = characterized by
          • proposition (pg. 28): a suggested scheme or plan of action, especially in a business context.

Grammar Time

    • Review of Sentence Types and Structures
        • Simple
            • I IC
            • S + V
                • Write a simple sentence for each vocab word.
                  • Teacher Model
                    • Because of a great test in history, Arthur Miller named his play for a memorable crucible.
                    • Due to her heart's intimations, Mrs. Putman has preconceived thoughts about Tituba.
                  • Group Work
                    • Write a simple sentence for formidable.
                    • Share on big screen.
                    • Identify S + V and clue word.
                  • Individual Assessment
                    • Write a simple sentence for prodigious OR proposition.
                    • Share on big screen.
                    • Identify S + V and clue word.
                    • Place in Inbox.

Thematic Unit/Text

Week 5

Friday, September 14

Bell Work

      • Review Vocab.
      • Quiz time!


Weekly Blog Post

      • Proofread Blog Post 3.
      • Assign Blog Post 4.


Thematic Unit

      • Discuss/watch The Crucible.


Wednesday, September 12

  • Bell Work
      • Vocab:
          • 7. Brevity (Noun)
              • Being brief; shortness of time or duration
          • 8. Candid (Adj.)
              • Honest; free from reservation; straightforward
      • Read September 12.
          • In what, on what does your hope rely?
      • Submit Independent Read title HERE.
  • Grammar Time
      • Discuss four sentence types.
  • Thematic Unit
      • Report: Edwards' purpose for the metaphors and similes.
      • The Crucible
          • Miller reported, in the Detroit News, a conversation he had with a Chinese woman writer who was imprisoned under the communist regime in her own country who said that…
              • "when she saw the play in 88 or 89 in Shanghai, she couldn't believe a non-Chinese had written it."
              • The play speaks to anyone who has lived in a society where the questioning of authority and of the general opinion leads to rejection and punishment.
          • Miller warns in the preface to The Crucible that "this play is not history.
              • two periods of history
                  • Salem witch trials
                  • McCarthyism in the 1950s


      • Read The Crucible.
  • Homework
      1. Blog Post due Friday.
      2. Vocab Quiz Friday.


Monday, September 10

Bell Work


Vocab Time

      • 5. Billowing (Adj.) Swelling; fluttering; waving
      • 6. Bombastic (Adj.) Arrogant, pompous language

Thematic Unit

      • Blog Post

      • "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God": Figurative Language
          • Read your assigned figurative language.
          • Complete your slide.
          • Report your group's perceptions.
              • Writer's Notebook: Have today's expectations changed much? Why? Why not?
          • On Wednesday, begin The Crucible.


Grammar Time

    • Four Sentence Structures
        • Complete handout...fill in the missing information.



Week 4

Friday, September 7

      • Review Writing Jargon.
          • TEST!
      • Blog Post 3
          • The Power of One, Part 3:
          • Kavanaugh to Be Next Supreme Court Appointee?


Monday, September 3, Labor Day - No School

Wednesday, September 5

Bell Work

      • Today's Vocab
          • Find the definitions in today's text:
              • Constitution
              • Omnipotent
              • Mediator
              • Induce
          • Create an example of each.


Writing Jargon: Review

      • Annotate
          • Return Quick Write.
              • Where do you need to improve?
          • Group Work: Paragraph 3 - classroom.google.com
          • Individual Assessment: Paragraph 4
          • Questions?!
              • Test NEXT TIME!

Thematic Unit

      • Lit Terms
          • Imagery
          • Archetype
      • "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" - By Jonathan Edwards
          • As an introductory text to the way of life of the Puritans, what was Edwards attempting to convey?
          • For your assigned metaphor, what message was Edwards encouraging?
              • In Google Classroom, access the Google Slides.
                  • Claim a slide for your table.
                  • Plan and prepare on the slide.
                    • Write a Quick Write
                    • Due: Monday. Will have some work time on Friday to finalize.

Week 3

Friday, August 31

      • Bell Work
          • Blog Post 1: Proof...and then edit/revise.
              • Review rubric in classroom.google.com
                  • In topics, click on BLOGS.
              • Intro
                  • Highlight thesis in GREEN.
              • 2 Chunks
              • Conclusion
              • Punctuation/Cap
              • No-Nos?!
                • Update!
      • Blog Post 2: Discover topic here!
      • Writing Jargon
          • UPdate!
              • We do NOT have school on Monday!
              • Sooooo...your Writing Jargon Test will be next Friday. :(
              • Shall we review...again?
                  • Go to classroom.google.com. (Do I hear you singing?!)
      • Independent Read
          • Talking Books!
          • What are YOU reading good?


Wednesday, August 29

Bell Work


Writing Jargon


Today's Vocab

      • 3. Ambivalence (Noun) Lack of clarity; wavering or uncertain; being undecided
      • 4. Belligerence (Noun) Aggression; aggressively hostile nature, condition, or attitude


Thematic Unit

      • Google Classroom: Anticipation Guide
          • Analyze results
      • Writer's Notebook: Choose one statement and reflect on your decision.
          • Sometimes...agree/disgree...is not the answer. Too much ambivalence exists. A qualifier is needed.


Monday, August 27

Bell Work

Blog Post 1

Today's Vocab

      1. Acquiesce (Verb) - ac·qui·esce- ˌakwēˈes/
          • To agree to; give in to silently
      2. Alleviate (Verb)
          • Make less severe or easier to endure


Writer's Notebook Topic

          • Who do you know that has the "Power of One"?
              • Why? Please introduce...via words!
              • Use one of today's vocab words in your WN entry! Good luck!
                  • YES! This could be the person you write about in Chunk 2 of Blog Post


Write Right

      • Review writing jargon.
      • Exit Slip = Formative Assessment
          • Write a one-chunk response to this topic sentence.
              • BHS students' access to their own Chromebook will have positive outcomes.
                  • FDR
                    • E
                    • E
          • Place in the Inbox!

Week 2

Friday, August 24

Today's Objectives

      • Establish protocol for blog assignments.

Blog Time

      • Go to Blog Page...check your link!
          • May we chat?
      • Draft Post 1.


Wednesday, August 22

Write Right


Blog Time


Monday, August 20

Bell Work

Today's Vocab - Welcome to CAFE

Writer's Notebook:

    • On a Scale of 1-10, to what extent do you think?


Blog Time


Writing Jargon

    • Essay
    • Paragraph
        • Topic Sentence
        • Chunk
    • Quick Write


Independent Read

    • Break with Charity - Mrs. Gillmore's Independent Read for 1A.






Week 1

Wednesday, August 15

    • Today's Objectives
        • Welcome!
        • Engage in reading

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    • Welcome to Cafe 16!
    • Introductions: Round 1


    • Introductions: Round 2 - You Introduce a Table Mate
      • Appositives...so many nouns...so many synonyms
        • Create a list of appositives for yourself.
            • What is an appositive?
            • Now, create three appositive phrases.
                • the wife of John Gillmore
                • a mother to three
                • a teacher at BHS
            • Now, extend one of those phrases...
                • a teacher at BHS for the past ten years
                • a teacher at BHS who had never attended a football game before coming here
            • Pair and Share: Introduce yourself to a neighbor using appositives.
                • Introduce your neighbor to the class.
                • Person using the most appositives in introduction receives a prize!

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    • Introductions - Round 3 - Write Right
      • Everyone Has a Story
        • Why are you who you are?
          • Table of Contents - Due today!
            • Parallel Format?!
              • See Mrs. Gillmore's example. :)

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    • Class To-Do's
        • Sign up for Remind!
        • Class Website
        • Supply List
        • Class Library
            • Book Talks
        • Your Blog
            • What's in a Name?

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Fast Friday, August 17

Bell Work________________________________________________

      • Class Rule: R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - 20 Minutes
      • Housekeeping in Cafe 16
          • Maps and Extenuating Circumstances
              • Fire
              • Tornado
          • Phone Charger
          • Pencil Sharpeners
          • School Supplies
          • Your Chairs
          • Clean up the House!
      • Binder Tabs
        • Texts
        • Lit Terms
        • Grammar
          • Writing
          • Language
        • Vocab
        • Writer's Notebook
          • My Story
              • (at the end)

Today's Vocab - Welcome to CAFE

Yay! Week 1 is complete! Great two days!



Week 3 - Day 1

  • Bell Work