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:
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 Quizlet.com. 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 Turnitin.com. 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 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.