English 9 Honors Daily Agendas

 Welcome to Term 2 at Sheldon High School!~  

Monday, December 14, 2009

1.  Begin Oral Presentations
2.  Practice for Grammar Final

HW:  Work on Research Essay and Oral Presentation!


Tuesday, December 15, 2009
1.  Continue Oral Presentations!

HW:  Work on Research Essay and Oral Presentation!
 
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
1.  Continue Oral Presentations!

HW:  Work on Research Essay and Oral Presentation!

Thursday, December 17, 2009
1.  Finish Oral Presentations!
2.  SSR Final Exam
3.  District End-Of-Course Exam
4.  Grammar Final

HW:  Read in the spring!!!  Have a great Term 3 and 4!

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Monday, December 7, 2009

1. Short Story review - "the sniper" and "Thank You M'am".
2. body paragraph practice - form and format
3. Writing conclusions

HW:
1. Finish the first draft of your essay - due TOMORROW! You must email it to me and/or bring it on a thumb drive!

2. Read SSR

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 -we have the mobile computer lab:

1.  Revise research essay
2.  Review research essay final draft checklist

HW:
1.  Work on research final draft of essay - Due this Friday, NO EXCEPTIONS!

2.  Read SSR

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

1.  SSR/Mini conferences
2.  Stations - Grammar review
                     a.  Agreement: Subject/Verb & Pronoun/Antecedent
                     b.  Sentece Parts
                     c.  Phrases
                     d.  Sentence types

HW:
1. Continue revising research essay - final draft due on Friday!

2.  Read SSR - Final on Wednesday, December 16th

Thursday, December 10, 2009

1.  SSR/Mini Conferences
2.  Research Essay Rubric Review
3.  Read "The Cask of Amontillado"

HW:
1.  Finish research essay - must be 900 words or more! You must bring a hard copy AND email/thumb drive me.
2.  Read SSR

Friday, December 11, 2009 - we have the mobile computer lab:

1. Research Essay Self Evaluation
2. Prepare Oral presentations - they start Monday!
3. Review Oral presentation rubric

HW:
1.  Prepare Oral presentation - 3 to 5 minutes in length!
2.  Read SSR
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Monday, November 30, 2009
1.  Shakespearean Troupe Performance - in the PAC
HW:
1.  Work on Journal #4 -- we will have the computers tomorrow in
      class as well!
2.  Study for the Romeo and Juliet Final -- tomorrow!
3.  Continue reading your ORB.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
1. SSR/Mini conferences
2. Romeo and Juliet Final Exam - Multiple Choice
3. Work on research journals

HW:
1. Work on research journals - start outline of essay
2. Read "Thank You M'am" in HOLT book
3. Continue reading ORB

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
1.  Romeo and Juliet Timed Essay

HW:
1.  Work on Research - continue with outline; start
introduction
2.  Read "The Sniper" in HOLT book
3.  Continue reading ORB

Thursday, December 3, 2009
1.  SSR/Mini Conferences
2.  Agreement (Subject/Verb & Pronoun/Antecedent) Practice
3.  Research Essay Outline Practice
4.  Short Story quiz

HW:
1.  Continue working on research outline, introduction paragraph and 1st body paragraph.
2.  Continue reading ORB -

Friday, December 4, 2009
1.  Update Assignment Log
2.  Type 1st draft of research essay -- we have the computers!

HW:
1.  Work on 1st draft of research essay
2.  Read ORB





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Monday, November 23, 2009

1.  SSR
2.  Act V sc iii:  All's Well that Ends Well...Probably not!
3.  CW: 
SOAPS review
4.  Notes:  Subject/Verb Agreement Pretest and Practice 
HW:
1.  Write 5 sentences using ANY 10 word study words about your research topic.
2.  Read ORB - Midterm is tomorrow!  You should have at least 250 pages read!

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Monday, November 16, 2009

1.  CW: Research Topic Decision 
2.  Act III quiz
3.  Notes:  Research Project Description and time line
4.  Create
Research Plan - (we will have the computers)
5.  Act IV - A Quick View


HW:
1.  Continue to "pre-research" your topic
2.  Type your
research plan and email it to me at lkahrs@egusd.net
     or bring it on a thumb drive tomorrow before school
3.  Read ORB

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

1.  SSR/Mini Conferences
2.  Notes: 
SOAPS w/ "Shakespeare in the Classroom" pg 892.
3.  Act IV Scene Enactments!
4.  Act III Film Version

HW:
1. Continue researching your topic
2.  In HW: Write interesting and informative titles for ALL scenes in  Acts I, II and III (that's 16 titles in all)!
3.  Read ORB

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

1. CW: Subject/Verb Agreement Pretest
2.  Revise
Research Plan / begin research journal #1
3.  Act IV enactments

HW:
1.  Continue researching your topic
2.  In HW: Write sentences for the following homonyms (except, accept: past, passed:
                                                                         lay, lie: fewer, less: number, amount) 
3.  Read ORB

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Happy Birthday to ME!

1.  SSR/Mini Conferences
2.  Utilizing Good On-Line Research Methods - in library w/ Ms. Ledford
3.  Journal #1 is due tomorrow!!!

HW:
1.  Type
journal #1
2.  In HW:  Write scene summaries for Act IV scenes 1 - 5
3.  Read ORB

Friday, November 20, 2009

1.  Update Assignment Log
2.  Act  IV and V - scene enactments
3.  CW:  Subject/Verb Agreement
4.  Act II - IV - other versions
HW:
1.  Work on
research journals
2.  Read ORB 

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Monday, November 09, 2009
1.  –    CW:  Receive new vocabulary list.
 
2.  -    Enact Act III sc i of Romeo and Juliet.
 
3.  -    Review Character flaw paragraphs -
  

Tuesday, November 10, 2009
1. Read ORB/Mini conferences.  
 
2. CW:  Grammar Review #2 (phrases and sentence types)
3.Continue reading and enacting Act III of Romeo and Juliet.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - HOLIDAY!
  

Thursday, November 12, 2009
1.  –   Read ORB/Mini conferences. 
  
2.  -  
CW:  Subject/verb agreement pretest
3.  -  Begin enacting Act IV of Romeo and Juliet.

Friday, November 13, 2009
1.  Update Assignment Log
2.  CW: Self Evaluation Reflection
3.  Enact Act IV scenes
4.  View other versions of Act II, III and IV



Monday, November 2, 2009
1.       HW Review

2.       Odyssey Essay Revision Self Score
3.       Take Act I quiz.

4.       Receive new vocabulary list.   
5.       Finish R&J Presentations. 
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
1.  SSR/Mini conferences

2.  Notes:  Act II and III word study
3.  Act II sc i & ii

4.  You're The Director - scene iii, iv, v, of Act II
4.  Perform your scene! 

 
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
1.  – CW:  Figurative Language Practice.
 
2.   
Begin Act III of Romeo and Juliet.   

Thursday, November 5, 2009
1.  –   SSR/Mini conferences. 
 
2.      CW:  grammar review - all concepts
3.     
Continue reading Act III of Romeo and Juliet.

Friday, November 6, 2009
1.   –     Fill in Assignment Record Log.
   
2.         
Finish Act III of Romeo and Juliet.
 
3.        
View Act 2 and 3 other versions (Zeferelli and Luhrman).


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Monday, October 26, 2009


1.        Notes: R&J Word Study #1 (Act I and II)
2.         Act I sc. i
3.        Finish R&J Presentations

HW:
1.        In HW:  Write a paragraph about ANYTHING using 5 new word study words.
2.         Read ORB.

 
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
1.         – Read ORB/Mini conferences.   
2.           CW:  The Prologue
3.          Notes: Continue Romeo and Juliet Research Presentations. 
4.          Begin Act I sc ii of Romeo and Juliet

HW:
1.        HW: Reread Act I scenes 1 – 3. 
2.        In HW:  Write one-sentence summaries for scenes 1, 2, 3.
3.        Read ORB.  

 
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
1.         – CW:  Sentence types practice
2.         Continue Act I of Romeo and Juliet. 
3.        Continue Romeo and Juliet Research Presentations.

HW:

1.        In HW:  Write ten sentences (according to the rubric) explaining NEW things you learned from the presentations. 
2.        Label all of the sentences.  (Simple, Compound, Complex, Cd-Cx) – you must have at least 2 of each type of sentence!
3.       Read ORB.  

 
Thursday, October 29, 2009
1.            Read ORB/Mini conferences.  
2.        Notes:  Sentence Types
3.        Continue reading Act I of Romeo and Juliet.

 HW:
1.        In HW:  List and describe 8 major characters from Romeo and Juliet.  Use textual evidence!
2.        Read ORB.

 
Friday –    
1.        Fill in Assignment Record Log.  
2.        Finish Act I of Romeo and Juliet
3.         Finish Presentations.    View Act I –      2 other versions (Zeferelli and Luhrman).

HW:
1.        Reread Act I all 5 scenes of Romeo and Juliet.  Be prepared for a quiz on Act I MONDAY!
2.        Read ORB.




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Monday, October 19, 2009

  1. CW: Review Reading Final.   
  2. Notes: Preview new vocabulary list.  
  3. Frontload Romeo and Juliet Information: Plot Analyses
  4. Discuss R&J  Research Presentations

    HW:

    1. Work on PowerPoint or Typed Outline of your R&J Research Presentation.
     2.  In HW: Revise ONE question from the Reading Final
    3.  Read ORB.


    Tuesday, October 20, 2009
    1.        SSR/Mini Conferences – Read Outside Reading Book (ORB).  
    2.        CW: Relive Shakespeare’s England
    3.        Notes: Elizabethan English

    HW:
    1.        Type Elizabethan Letter.
    2.        Read ORB.
    3.        Prepare for R&J Research Presentation 

     
    Wednesday, October 21, 2009
    1.         Share Elizabethan Letters
    2.        Notes: Review clauses
    3.        Begin  R&J research Presentations
     
    HW:
    1.        Write a paragraph about ANYTHING using 10 words you learned last term.  
    2.        Underline all subjects in your paragraph.
    3.        Read ORB.  

     Thursday, October 22, 2009
    1.         SSr/Mini conferences
    2.        CW: Answer Romeo and Juliet Front loaded questions
    3.        Continue R&J Presentations.

    HW:
    1.        Write 5 sentences about Romeo and Juliet using relative pronouns (that, which, who) to begin dependent clauses.
    2.        Read ORB.


    Friday, October 23, 2009
    1.              Fill in Assignment Record Log.   
    2.        CW: Write Outside Reading Goal Reflection. 
    3.        Finish R&J Presentations.  More Agreement Practice.


    HW:
    1.        Revise Timed essay – type it!
    2.        Read ORB.