Kelley Morand

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 periods 3, 5 & 6

English II Daily Assignments:   

Tuesday, Dec. 12:  Watch Holocaust survivor video.  Read through page 441.

Monday, Dec. 11:  Note examples of figurative language while we read through page 430.

Friday, Dec. 8:  Vocabulary quiz.  Read: 403 or 410.  Watch Zusak interview.

Thursday, Dec. 7:  Read through 396, practice vocabulary on  Be ready for quiz on vocab (SAT I and Book Thief words) on Friday.

Wednesday, Dec. 6:  Quiz over pages 325-370 with extra credit questions.  Read and discuss through page 384.

Tuesday, Dec. 5:  Read and discuss through 370–finish it for homework.  We will have a reading quiz tomorrow!

Monday, Dec. 4:  Do a Daily Oral Language sentence.  Read and discuss through page 338.  Do practice SAT I vocabulary sentences and discuss.

Friday, Dec. 1:  Finish Book Thief reading and questions through page 324.  Turn them in.  Study SAT 1 vocabulary.  Play Quizlet Live on vocab.

Thursday, Nov. 30:  Do a timed write on Patriotism vs. Protest.

Wednesday, Nov. 29:  Discuss counterclaims and look at wi-fi mentor text to prepare for the timed write on Thursday.

Tuesday, Nov. 28:  Do SAT lesson 1 vocabulary sheets.  Hand out questions for pages 282-324 and start reading through page 292.

Monday, Nov. 27:  Read together through page 284 in The Book Thief.

Wednesday through Friday:  Thanksgiving break

Tuesday, Nov. 19: Do reading through page 267.  Watch Kid President video and do a list of 20 things we would like to hear more often–focusing on using words for good rather than evil, as Liesel did when she attacked Ilsa.

Monday, Nov. 18:  Upload personal essays to turnitin.  Read The Book Thief.

Friday, Nov. 17:  Read through 249 and discuss timed write counterclaim on Should Capital High shut down student access to wi-fi?

Thursday, Nov. 16:  Read and do questions.  Write a counterclaim on the topic of whether CHS should have wi-fi available to students.

Wednesday, Nov. 15:  DOL quiz–correct sentences.  Hand out questions for 207-237.  Read.  Sub in the PM classes.  Period 3 classes wrote on CHS wi-fi.

Tuesday, Nov. 14:  Read and discuss through page 204.  Do DOL sentence 10.

Monday, Nov. 13:  Quiz over 160-167.  Read aloud and finish through page 184.

Friday, Nov. 10:  Present and turn in Quilt Square assignment.  Read through page 167.  Quiz on Monday over the reading done at home about 160-167.

Thursday, Nov. 9:  Read through page 153.  Work on Figurative Language Quilt Squares.  Due Friday.

Wednesday, Nov. 8:  Turn in reading questions 98-137.  Do an outline for a timed write on the topic of assemblies and should the emphasis be primarily on sports.  Read through page 145.

Tuesday, Nov. 7:  Vocabulary quiz lessons 1 & 2 Book Thief words.  Read through page 137 and finish the reading questions.  Turn in questions by Wednesday.

Monday, Nov. 6:  Reach through page 11 and start reading questions. Vocab quiz over lessons 1 and 2 tomorrow.

Friday, Nov. 3:  Quiz over pages 75-96.  Read through 113.  Start work on Figurative Language Quilt Square.

Thursday, Nov. 2:  Watch short film on Jesse Owens.  Read in class and for homework through page 96.

Wednesday, Nov. 1:  DOL sentence. Info on Night of Broken Glass. Read in class and for homework through page 80.

Tuesday, Oct. 31:  Turn in reading questions.  Read through page 68.

Monday, Oct. 30:  Read through page 55 and finish questions for homework.

Friday, Oct. 27:  Continue reading The Book Thief through page 35 and work on first set of questions (p. 3–55).

Thursday, Oct. 26:  Start The Book Thief.

Wednesday, Oct. 25:  DOL sentences.  Send summary to Check for plagiarism and fix.  Then print summary and turn in both summary and close read.

Tuesday, Oct. 24:  DOL sentences.  Finish summary.

Monday, Oct. 23:  Do Daily Oral Language (DOL) sentence.  Work on Holocaust summary essay.

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  Watch The Goldfish short story film.

Thursday, Sept. 28:  Do Book Thief lesson 1 vocabulary, finish for homework.  Do grammar practice on

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 and practice commas

Monday, Sept. 4:  No school.

Thursday & Friday, Aug. 31 & September 1:  Introduction activities.  Pair interviews and class bingo.  Sign up for and practice commas.





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    Shakespeare in the School presents Twelfth Night

    All English students will attend Twelfth Night on Tuesday, October 31, during periods 1 and 2 at the CHS auditorium.

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