Hello, I teach English II and Peer Mentoring. Look for Peer Mentoring news under Upcoming Events and see English II lesson plans by clicking on English II Periods 3, 5 & 6 link below.
English II Daily Assignments:
Thurs & Fri, Oct. 19 & 20: No school. MEA convention.
Wednesday, Oct. 18: Finish close read. Maybe start summary.
Tuesday, Oct. 17: Holocaust close read.
Monday, Oct. 16: Do quizlet practice of Book Thief Lesson 2 and then quizlet live activity using lessons 1 and 2 words. Continue with Holocaust close read.
Friday, Oct. 13: Start Holocaust close read. Required two pages.
Monday, Oct. 9–Thursday, Oct. 12: Start revisions on personal essay Monday and Tuesday. Tuesday had a sub and started Book Thief lesson 2 vocabulary. Comma handout. Finish up revisions to personal essay on Wednesday & Thursday. Also, do the diagnostic test on NoRedInk.
Monday, Oct. 2-Friday, Oct. 6: Look at counter claim PowerPoint. Tuesday & Wednesday read Witness for the Prosecution. Friday, quiz over lesson 1 vocab.
Friday, Sept. 29: Turn in vocabulary at the beginning of class for full credit. Partial credit if late. Practice vocab on quizlet.com. Watch The Goldfish short story film.
Thursday, Sept. 28: Do Book Thief lesson 1 vocabulary, finish for homework. Do grammar practice on NoRedInk.com.
Wednesday, Sept. 27: Do district writing assessment.
Tuesday, Sept. 26: Continue review of argumentation.
Monday, Sept. 25: Review argumentation writing.
Friday, Sept. 22: Finish “Goldfish” story. Take Reading Inventory.
Thursday, Sept. 21: Finished up notes & discussion on “A Sound of Thunder” if needed. Made three wishes and started to read “What, of this Goldfish, Would You Ask?”
Wednesday, Sept. 20: Finish “A Sound of Thunder.” Discuss figurative language examples from the story.
Tuesday, Sept. 19: Substitute today. Take a few minutes to finish the questions and discuss Theme. Start reading and questions for “A Sound of Thunder.”
Monday, Sept. 18: Read “The Lottery” together and discuss. Do the questions.
Friday, Sept. 15: Finish notes on “One Thousand Dollars” and watch 2081–the film of the short story “Harrison Bergeron.” Turn in the questions.
Thursday, Sept. 14: Read the story “One Thousand Dollars” and do the questions.
Wednesday, Sept. 13: Get in groups by row. Find examples of figurative language (5), themes (3), irony, plot outline. Put notes on a group white board and on the back of the “Harrison” questions. Present information and turn in questions with notes for a grade.
Tuesday, Sept. 12: Turn in essays–share them to Morand’s email. Read and answer questions for “Harrison Bergeron.”
Monday, Sept. 11: Type essay based on “Case of Cruelty” prompts.
Friday, Sept. 8: Take notes on “A Case of Cruelty” irony, theme, POV. Discuss personal narrative choices. Start essay. First complete draft due Monday at the end of class.
Thursday, Sept. 9: Finish notes on “The Wife’s Story.” Read “A Case of Cruelty.”
Wednesday, Sept. 10: Picture day. Took most of the period. Started notes on “The Wife’s Story” in two classes: theme, irony, tone, POV, foreshadowing.
Tuesday, Sept. 5: Do close read on “The Wife’s Story.” Turn in for a grade. Sign up for NoRedInk.com and practice commas
Monday, Sept. 4: No school.
Thursday & Friday, Aug. 31 & September 1: Introduction activities. Pair interviews and class bingo. Sign up for NoRedInk.com and practice commas.