• xSR ENGLISH CPB PD 3

    Date
     Assignment
    Due
    Week of 1/23 - 1/27

    TOPIC: The Things They Carried

    HW: Check Google Classroom

    Final research papers due Wednesday, 1/25

    Due by Sunday, 1/29: No Red Ink assignment - NO Membean this week

     

    Week of 1/17 - 1/20

    TOPIC: The Things They Carried

    HW: Check Google Classroom

    Final research papers due Wednesday, 1/25

     

    Week of 1/9 - 1/13

    TOPIC: The Things They Carried (Stories #4 - The Rainy River)

    HW: Check Google Classroom

     

    Research paper drafts will be returned by this Friday. Final draft due date TBD.

    DUE 1/12: Creative assignment on one of the vignettes from The Rainy River on Classroom

    DUE 1/13: Questions on Story #4 posted on Classroom

    Week of 1/3-1/6

    TOPIC: The Things They Carried (Stories #1-3)

    HW: Check Google Classroom

     
    Winter Break

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    Mon. 12/12

    TOPIC: Writing your Works Cited page

     
    Tues. 12/13

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 12/14

    Research papers due Thursday 2/22.

     
    Th. 12/15

    Research papers due Thursday 2/22.  

     
    Fri. 12/16

    Research papers due Thursday 2/22.  

     
    Weekend

     

     
    Mon. 12/5

    TOPIC: Drafting page 2 of your research papers

    HW: Membean + catch up on drafting and incorporating quotes 3 different ways.

     
    Tues. 12/6

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 12/7

    TOPIC: Drafting + Writing Effective Titles

    HW: Keep working according to the research calendar

     
    Th. 12/8

    TOPIC: Drafting page 2 of your research paper

    HW: Membean + 2 pages of your research. 

     
    Fri. 12/9

    TOPIC: Drafting page 2 of your research paper

    HW: Membean + 2 pages of your research. 

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 11/28

    TOPIC: We worked on drafting the introduction to the research paper today

    HW: One page of your draft (including your introduction), due by the end of the period on Wednesday. If you did not complete your outline, do so ASAP and let us know. 

     
    Tues. 11/29

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 11/30

    TOPIC: Drafting the research paper

    HW: Make sure you've completed at least 1 page of your draft

     
    Th. 12/1

    TOPIC: How to integrate quotes into your paper

    HW: Draft your research paper + incorporate at least 3 quotes (blended, comma-introduced, colon-introduced). Use the comment function in Google Docs to identify an example of one of each type of quote integration in your draft by Friday 12/2.

     
    Fri. 12/2

    TOPIC: Drafting your paper + integrating quotes 3 different ways

    HW: Membean + catch up on drafting at least 1 page of your draft + indicate the 3 ways you integrated quotes. 

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 11/21

    TOPIC: Outline your research paper. At this point, you should have at least 3 notecards per source (5 sources: website, newspaper, magazine, scholarly journal, and book).

    HW: Outline your research paper

     
    Tues. 11/22

    TOPIC: Outline your research paper

    HW: Keep working on your outline. Due by the end of the period. No membean this week. 

     
    Wed. 11/23

    TOPIC: Research paper outline due today by the end of the period. 

    HW: Have a great Thanksgiving!

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 11/14

    TOPIC: Magazine notecards due by end of period; Start drafting thesis statement

    HW: Thesis statement due today

     
    Tues. 11/15

    TOPIC: Researching scholarly articles; make sure thesis statement is typed in your "First Draft" assignment

    HW: Work on research notes. Catch up if needed (website, newspaper, magazine notecards should be complete. 

     
    Wed. 11/16

    D day - dropped class

     
    Th. 11/17

    TOPIC: Complete 3 notecards for scholarly article.

    HW: By tomorrow, you should have completed a minimum of 12 notecards (3 per source for website, newspaper, magazine, and scholarly journal). Keep Membeaning.

     
    Fri. 11/18

    TOPIC: Outlining your research paper

    HW: Book notecards due Monday 11/21. 

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 11/7

    D day - dropped class

    HW: Bring your research book to class

     
    Tues. 11/8

    TOPIC: Magazine articles for research (3 notecards due by Monday)

    HW: Catch up on Website & Newspaper notecards if you fell behind. Find a research book. 

     
    Wed. 11/9

    TOPIC: Make up Website and Newspaper notecards by today. Find Magazine article & do notecards by Monday 11/14. Find and bring in a book asap (it was due Tues. 11/8). 

    HW: 30 mins of Membean by Sunday.  

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 10/31

    TOPIC: Quoting vs Paraphrasing

    HW: Start looking for a book on your topic                    

     
    Tues. 11/1

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 11/2

    TOPIC: Create notecards for your website (minimum of 3, with citation & description)

    HW: Find a book you can use for research

     
    Th. 11/3

    TOPIC: Reading newspaper articles to find quotes; searching online databases

    HW: Finish website notecards; work on newspaper notecards 

     
    Fri. 11/4

    TOPIC: Newspaper notecards

    HW: Find a book for your research. Bring it to class on Tuesday. 11/8.

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 10/24

    TOPIC: uPAR reading assessment

    HW: Start thinking about what research topic you want to write about. Come with ideas on Wednesday. 

     
    Tues. 10/25

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 10/26

    TOPIC: Research topics brainstorm

    HW: Finish the brainstorm. Due tomorrow. 

     
    Th. 10/27

    TOPIC: Research topic brainstorm/conferencing

    HW: Finalize research topic by tomorrow

     
    Fri. 10/28

    TOPIC: Finding websites for research

    HW: Membean + refine research topic. 

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 10/17

    TOPIC: We read "Foster Care" (poem) and NY Times Op-Ed article on the foster care system.

    HW: Work on all Socratic Seminar Questions (#1-4 should be done. #9-16 should be mostly done).

    UPCOMING: You will get some class time on Wednesday to get help with finding quotes for Soc Sem questions, but come to class with most of these complete. 

    Thursday 10/20: Socratic Seminar on Foster Unit

    Friday 10/21: Test on "Foster" by Claire Keegan

     
    Tues. 10/18 D day - dropped class  
    Wed. 10/19

    TOPIC: Socratic Seminar prep

    HW: Make sure all questions are completed in preparation for tomorrow's Socratic seminar

     
    Th. 10/20

    TOPIC: Socratic Seminar

    HW: Study for tomorrow's TEST on "Foster" + do Membean

     
    Fri. 10/21

    TOPIC: "Foster" QUIZ + revision of introductory paragraph

    HW: Complete Membean. Bring headphones to class on Monday 10/24.

     
    Weekend -----------------------------  
    Mon. 10/10 No School  
    Tues. 10/11

    D day - dropped class

     
    Wed. 10/12

    TOPIC: "Foster" from page 19

    HW: You can start the Socractic Seminarr questions on "Foster" if you'd like. Remember to write full responses and cite quotes to support your ideas. 

     
    Th. 10/13

    TOPIC: We finished "Foster" in class today. If you were absent or missed any of the reading, please catch up. 

    HW: Membean =)

     
    Fri. 10/14

    TOPIC: Class time to complete Socratic Seminar questions (#9 -16) about "Foster." Include a quote and page number for each question.

    HW: Socratic Seminar questions #1-16 due Wednesday. 

    UPCOMING: Socratic Seminar on Thursday 10/20

    Test on Foster Unit on Friday 10/21.

     
    Weekend -------------------------  
    Mon. 10/3 D day - dropped class  
    Tues. 10/4

    TOPIC: "Foster" pre-reading activities + we started reading the story and stopped at the bottom of page 5.

    HW: Membean

     
    Wed. 10/5

    No School

     
    Th. 10/6

    TOPIC: "Foster" to page 18

    HW: Membean

     
    Fri. 10/7

    TOPIC: Reading check quiz + "Foster"

    HW: Comma packet -- Do #1-5 of each exercise in the comma sections (pp. 674 - 684) + Finish the Socratic Seminar questions #1-4 on "Franklin Avenue" in the Short Fiction & Poem Unit post in Google Classroom. Everything is due on Wednesday 10/12. 

     
    Weekend

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    Wed. 9/28/22

    TOPIC: Intro paragraph writing & "The Franklin Avenue Rookery for Wayward Babies"

    HW: Membean only 15 minutes this week

    Upcoming: There will be a Membean quiz tomorrow or Friday. 

     
    Th. 9/29/22

    TOPIC: "The Franklin Avenue Rookery for Wayward Babies" (finished reading & annotating)

    HW: 15 mins of Membean 

     
    Fri. 9/30/22

    TOPIC: Response to "Franklin Avenue"

    HW: Socratic Seminar questions #1 & 2 due Monday 10/3 in Google Classroom.

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 9/19

    TOPIC: "Worry" and "Mockingbird" in class today. 

    HW: Write your own short short story brainstorm sheet due tomorrow in Google Classroom.

    Upcoming: Short short story due Friday 9/23 + TEST on 4 short short stories on Friday 9/23. 

     
    Tues. 9/20

    TOPIC: "Say Yes" and write your own short short story

    HW: Keep working on your short short story

    Upcoming: Short short story due Friday 9/23 + TEST on 4 short short stories on Friday 9/23.  

    We will collect your short short story packet on Friday. 

     
    Wed. 9/21

    TOPIC: Tips on writing your short short (how to include dialogue, MLA format, title case)

    HW: Write your short short story -- due by the start of class on Friday. Remember to do Membean.

    TEST on 4 short short stories on Friday 9/23 (open packet, but must bring your own hard copy of notes). Packets will be collected with your test. 

     
    Th. 9/22

    D day - dropped class

     
    Fri. 9/23

    TOPIC: TEST on 4 short shorts today, open packet. Packets will be collected for a HW grade.

     
    Weekend

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    Mon. 9/12

    TOPIC: Plagiarism lesson Socrative quiz on plagiarism + Short short story #1: "Popular Mechanics"

    HW: Do Membean, submit your summer reading assignment, study elements of fiction slideshow for QUIZ on Wednesday 9/14. 

     
    Tues. 9/13

    TOPIC: "Popular Mechanics" + story elements chart + "Worry" + story elements chart

    HW: Study for tomorrow's quiz using your notes and the slideshow from last week. Do Membean by Sunday. 

     
    Wed. 9/14 QUIZ TODAY on Elements of Fiction (setting, character, point of view, plot -- exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution, symbol, theme, etc...   
    Th. 9/15

    D day - dropped class

    HW: Do Membean -- 2 sessions of 15 minutes each by Sunday night!

     
    Fri. 9/16

    No class

     
    Weekend --------------------------------  
    Week of 9/6 - 9/9

    Make sure you have joined Google Classroom, joined Membean, completed the Pre-course survey, and submitted your summer reading assignment (see the post for an alternative assignment if you didn't read a book this summer).

    Membean is due by Sunday 11:59 pm (2 sessions of 15 minutes). 

     
     
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