English 9 Honors Daily Homework Term One

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Monday, October 12 - 16, 2009

THERE WILL BE NO FORMAL HOMEWORK, BUT...students should still do the following:

1.        Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14

2.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou
Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th

3.        Raisin in the Sun Essay Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th 

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Monday, October 05, 2009

1.         List and describe 10 minor characters from The Odyssey
2.        Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14
3.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th
4.        Raisin in the Sun Essay Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th 


Tuesday, October 6, 2009
1.          Describe in order Odysseus’ travels (pg 650 will help)

2.        Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14
3.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th
4.        Raisin in the Sun Essay Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th

 
Wednesday, October 7, 2009

1.         In HW section:  list the word study words FROM ALL past word studies that you still struggle with.  Write a sentence using at least 4 of the words.  

2.         Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14
3.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th
4.        Raisin in the Sun Essay Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th

Thursday, October 8, 2009:
1.         Write 5 Jeopardy questions for the Odyssey – easy to hard
2.        Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14
3.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th
4.        Raisin in the Sun Essay
Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th

Friday, October 9, 2009:
1.        
 Revisit The Odyssey!
2.        Read ORB – Final is next week!  500 pages or more by Wednesday, Oct. 14

3.        Oh Brother, Where Art Thou Worksheet – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th
4.        Raisin in the Sun Essay Revised draft – OPTIONAL – due Friday, October 16th

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Monday September 28, 2009


  1. In HW:  Research Your Morpheme – find origin, and four words/definitions that connect to your morpheme.
  2. Read Book 22 of the Odyssey
  3. Read ORB.
               

Tuesday – September 29, 2009

1.       Read Book 23of The Odyssey

2.      
In HW:  Write a summary of Book 22.  Be sure to use at least one participle, gerund
     and infinitive in your summary.




Wednesday – September 30, 2009


1.       In HW:  Write a paragraph describing one of the themes in The Odyssey.  Explain
      how that theme is also present in ANY book you’ve read this term.


 

Thursday – October 1 ,2009

  1. in HW: Write ORIGINAL chapter titles for all chapters read in The Odyssey (i.e. Ch. 1, 5, 8,9,10,11,12, 15, 16, 17, 21,22,23)
  2. Study for Odyssey Multiple Choice test tomorrow
    Read ORB.
 
Friday – October 2, 2009

1.      Read ORB.

2.      Complete Oh Brother, Where Art Thou worksheet for extra credit!

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Monday, September 21 through 25th

Monday
 


  1. Write a paragraph about any Odyssey Research Topic using 5 new word study words.
  2. Read Book 11 of The Odyssey.
  3. Read ORB.
Tuesday

  1. Read Book 12 of Odyssey.
  2. Write a paragraph describing one modern allusion to The Odyssey.
  3. Read ORB

    Wednesday

    1.  Review Books 1 – 15  of Odyssey.
  2.  Write Level II questions from books 1, 5, 8,  9, 11, 12, 15,  (7 questions total – one per book).

 

Thursday

  1. Read Book 16 of Odyssey.
  2. Write a paragraph analyzing the significance of one literary element from your ORB. Use textual evidence and create a WC page for your citation.
Friday

  1. Read Book 17 of Odyssey.
  2. Read ORB every night J
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  Monday, September 14 through September 18

Monday

1.        In HW: Write a paragraph about your weekend using 5 new word study words --           only   leave blanks for where the words would be. Click here for an example:

2.        Read Book 1 of the Odyssey.  Come to class ready to ask at least 4
           
level 1 questions about Book 1
3.      
Read SSR


 
Tuesday
  1. in HW: Circle all of the verbs in your weekend paragraph.  Underline all of the nouns.  Label all the nouns (i.e. subject[s], direct object[do], indirect object[io], predicate nominative[pn] or object of a preposition [op]

    2.  Read book 5 of the Odyssey -  come to class ready to ask at least 4
    level 2 questions about Book 5.

    3.  Read SSR every night – you should have 230 or more pages read so far.
 
Wednesday
1.  Read book 8 [end only] and book 9 of the Odyssey.  Come to class ready to ask at
     least 2
level 3 questions.

2.  Read SSR book

 
Thursday
  1. Read book 10 of the Odyssey.  Write 2 of each level of question (total of 6 questions) for book 10. 

    2.  Read SSR
Friday
1.     
3Write character archetype essay comparing a character from the Odyssey to any other character you have read this term.     

2.  Read SSR

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Monday – August 24 - August 28

  1. Use 10 word study words in a well written paragraph describing your weekend.
  2. Re-read Chapters 1 - 5 of Anthem.  Be prepared for quiz
  3. Prepare Anthem Power Point Presentation
    4.  Read Ooutside Reading Book –  10 or more pages nightly

    Tuesday
  4. Read Chapter 6 of Anthem. 
  5. Write a paragraph comparing the the political or social structure in the society of Anthem  to our own.
  6. Read Ooutside Reading Book –  10 or more pages nightly

Wednesday
  1. Read Chapter 7 of Anthem
  2. Make a chart of your word study words --  noun     verb    neither   both  
  3. Read Ooutside Reading Book –  10 or more pages nightly
Thursday
  1. Read Chapter 8  in Anthem.  
  2. Use the words “mandate”, “reprimand” and “water”  in three sentences EACH – once as  a noun, once as a verb and once as an adjective = 9 sentences. 
  3. Read Ooutside Reading Book –  10 or more pages nightly
    Friday
  4. Finish reading Anthem   Test on Monday!
  5. Read ORB
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Monday, August 17th:

  1.  Write or type a
letter to Ms. Kahrs Emigh - Due tomorrow, Tuesday, August 18th
  2.  Read Chapter One of Anthem --Due tomorrow, Tuesday, August 18th.
  3.  Buy a composition book -- due Friday, August 21st.
 
Tuesday, August 18th:
  1.  Write or type  a
REVISED 2nd draft of your letter - Due tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19th
  2.  Have parent/guardian read and sign
syllabus --due Friday, August 21st
  3.  Read Chapter 2 of Anthem - Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 19th:
  1.  Write or type an IMPROVED 3rd draft of your letter - use
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/fry/fry2.html  for help.  Due Thursday, August 20th.
 
Thursday, August 20th:
  1.  Write or type 4th draft of letter --optional -- Due tomorrow, Friday August 21st.
  2.  Read Chapter 3 of Anthem -- Due tomorrow.
  3.  Bring composition book -- due tomorrow, Friday, August 21st
  4.  Bring signed syllabus -- due tomorow, Friday, August 21st

Friday, August 21st:
1.  Read Chapter 4 and 5 of Anthem - due Monday.
2.  Research your Anthem topic -- find 10 facts from at least 2 different sources, cite them and create a Works Cited Page.