English 12

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 2/11  SNOW DAY!!  Go sledding 
Tues 2/12  Snow Day Again.  Drink cocoa 
Wed 2/13  snow.  day.  again.  Read your book 
Thurs 2/14  Discuss that awful snow and review prior reading  Read Ch. 6-15 
Fri 2/15     


Date Today in Class  Homework 
Tues 2/5 New vocab list (need it? click here!) New novel!  Info about Afghanistan - get the notes!  Finish vocab defs, start that reading! Read Ch. 1-5 by Thursday 
Wed 2/6  Review vocab defs, continue Afghanistan discussion (aka: take notes), READ!!!  Vocab quiz Friday, Ch. 1-5 due tomorrow. 
Thurs 2/7 FIRST READING DUE DATE FOR NEW BOOK! Quiz, chitchat  Vocab quiz tomorrow 
Fri 2/8  Vocab quiz: Suns #1, quick group task reviewing Ch 1-5.  SNOW DAY EARLY DISMISSAL!!  READ ON.  Due next?  Chapters 6-15 by Monday.  Get after it.


FINAL EXAMINATION - ENGLISH 12

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30


Need a copy of the essay prompt choices?  Click right here.

Did you miss the scholarly article review (on "A New Reading of Arnold Friend")?  You can get the form right here.

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 1/14  Finish presentations (almost?)  Complete vocab - Where #1.  Absent?  Get it  here
Tues 1/15  Finish presentations, begin new unit!  Read "from The Pied Piper of Tucson" for a potential (probable) reading quiz tomorrow! 
Wed 1/16  Quiz: "Pied Piper" and begin to read the story...hooray!  Read the first 15 paragraphs of "Where Are You Going" 


Date Today in Class  Homework 
 Mon 1/7 Finish film, complete vocabulary definitions.  Absent?  Get list here Finish definitions!! 
Tues 1/8
Learn all about new group task.  Absent? Click  here.
Group presentation due Friday, vocab quiz Friday.
Wed 1/9
Review rubric, work, work, work, work.
See above.
Thurs 1/10
Complete presentations
Study vocab for tomorrow's quiz
Fri 1/11  Vocab quiz, presentations  None 

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 12/17  FINISH MACBETH!!!!  Review a few things in preparation for tomorrow  Macbeth Test - 65 points. Tomorrow. Macbeth Literary Journal due tomorrow - FINAL DUE DATE!! ALL DONE!!
Tues 12/18 
Test:  Macbeth  Self-assessment.  Absent? Click here.
Wed 12/19  DOUBLE FEATURE: 
#1: the end of Macbeth
#2: Much Ado About Nothing 
Nope. 
Thurs 12/18  Film:  Much Ado About Nothing  Film sheet to be collected tomorrow!  Need a copy?  It's right here



Date Today in Class  Homework 
12/10 Mon  Review the turning point (THAT PARTY!), continue reading into  Rest.  The difficult part is ahead. 
12/11  Journal return and update, predictions made about ending of the play, read on...  Test next week.  Time to start review. 
12/12 Read, understand, and savor Act 4 Sc. 2 STUDY!! 
12/13 FINISH ACT 4!!!  Study and review. 
12/14  Read to Act 5 Sc. 5 (just to the SCREAM!)  Big ​Mac​ test next week.  Study now. FINISH JOURNAL!!!! Due Monday.


Date Today in Class  Homework 
12/3  Discuss quiz and notes, watch a bit of film (time allowing) and finish Act 2  1.  Journal for Act Two
2. Act Two uiz tomorrow  
12/4  Quiz: Act 2, begin reading Act 3  None 
12/5  BANQUO'S GOODBYE!  None 
12/6  We (almost) finish Act 3.   Complete Act 3 section of journal.  
12/7  NO SCHOOL - Rest up!  see above 


Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 11/26 START SHAKESPEARE.  Do you already feel confused? Start studying!  None 
Tues 11/27  Continue reading Macbeth - we're about to finish Act 1!!!  Use online resources to review what's been read in class 
Wed 11/28  1st/5th:  Read to Act 1 sc. 7 - LADY MACBETH!!!  You should be reviewing both the text and online review resources!  Quiz on Act I probs Friday. 

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 11/19  Finish Finding Forrester, begin transition to Shakespeare  No!  Not yet... 
Tues 11/20  Thank you notes, Shakespeare begins!!  Not yet... 
Wed 11/21  Read Huffington Post article (here) and then complete short writing task - click here None 

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 11/12  VETERANS' DAY  None 
Tues 11/13  Speeches - Sounding like Holden  None 
Wed 11/14
Finish speeches and start that awesome film, Finding Forrester
Complete reflection on Catcher.  Miss it?  Click here .
Thurs 11/15  Film:  ​Finding Forrester  No 
Fri 11/16  Film:  Finding Forrester  No 

 Date Today in Class  Homewor
Mon 11/5 Quiz - Catcher, the end.  Discuss the confusing parts  None 
Tues 11/6  Read the end of the book together, determine its theme (meaning!), and begin to prepare for tomorrow's writing task.  Need prompt? Here it is.....click here   
Wed 11/7  Writing:  Telling a story using Holden's "voice"  None 
Thurs 11/8  Writing using Holden's "voice"  Finish writing!! 
Fri 11/9  Speeches - Sounding like Holden   

Date Today in Class  Homework 
Mon 10/29  Quiz: Catcher, Ch. 12-15,review reading  Read Ch. 16-18 by Wednesday 
Tues 10/30  Updating both charts (interactions/Holdenisms), choral reading re: Holden's state of mind, reading on... see above 
Wed 10/31  BOOOOOO!  Mrs. Campbell's PowerPoint on NYC, discuss new characters from Ch. 16-18, share a scary story or two.  Read Chapters 19-21 by Friday 
Thurs 11/1  Review plot triangle, re-enactment of Holden's date with Sally, making predictions, reading on  Ch. 19-21 due tomorrow (p.s.:  we are almost done) 

Date Today in Class Homework
Mon 10/22 Vocab defs: Catcher #2 (absent? click here), review grades, discuss chapters (Allie! Jane!) Finish vocab defs and read on!! Chapters 8-11 due Wednesday!
Tues 10/23  Review vocab defs, add detail to "social interactions" chart, read and analyze poem "On Broadway"  ​Read Ch. 8-11 by tomorrow. 
Wed 10/24
Quiz: Chapters 8-11, list of new characters, VOTE FOR SENIOR SLOGAN AND SONG!!!
Voc test tomorrow!
Thurs 10/25  Quiz: Catcher  #2, characterizing Holden's conversations  ​Read Ch. 12-15 

Date Today in Class Homework
Mon 10/15 Finish The Namesake, define vocab words Catcher #1 (list can be found here ), begin learning about JD Salinger Finish vocab defs
Tues 10/16  Review voc defs (Catcher #1), finish up chat on JD Salinger, check out The Catcher in the Rye, begin reading  Healthy Youth Survey tomorrow!  Read Ch. 1-3 by Thursday 
Wed 10/17  HEALTHY YOUTH SURVEY Read Ch. 1-3 by tomorrow 

Date Today in Class Homework
10/8 Writing:  Arranged Marriage essay.  Need rubric?  It's right  here.
Essay and chart due Wednesday at the beginning of class.
10/9 Writing:  Arranged Marriage essay. Essay and chart due Wednesday at the beginning of class.
10/10  Turn in essay/chart and begin movie, The Namesake   no
10/11  Film:  The Namesake    no
10/12  Film:  The Namesake    no


Date Today in Class Homework 
10/1 Presentation preparation - TOMORROW IS THE DAY! Make sure you're ready for tomorrow's presentation activity!
10/2  We are halfway through the presentations and will finish tomorrow.  BRAVO!! WELL DONE SO FAR!!!  None 
10/3  Finish presentations.  Big fat schedule change.  None 
10/4  Complete chart for "Maid  Servant" and begin the next story - "The Disappearance" Finish "The Disappearance" by tomorrow p. 169-181 
10/5 Quiz: "Disappearance" and chat about the story, essay planning for Monday/Tuesday   


Date Today in Class Homework
9/24 Vocab defs: Arr Marr #3 (click here for copy), make predictions on the story, and keep reading
1. Finish definitions
2.  Read to p. 136
9/25  Review vocab definitions, quiz - "Maid Servant" to p. 136, continue reading. (that husband!!!)  Read to p. 151 by tomorrow. 
9/26  Discuss reading performance and improvement strategies, continue reading  Finish "The Maid Servant Story" 
9/27  Quiz - The end of "Maid Servant" + discussion.  Begin planning for small group dramatic presentations   Vocab quiz tomorrow - Arranged Marriage #3 
9/28  Voc quiz: Arr Marr #3, chat with Mrs. Sawicki about upcoming new class, work on scripts. None 


Date Today in Class Homework 
9/17 Vocab defs: Arr Marr #2 (click here for list), review writing from last week and your score, review clothes drawings, begin reading "Clothes"  Read to p. 24
9/18 Checked (but did not yet review!) definitions, quiz - "Clothes" and review the story FINISH THE STORY.
9/19
Review focab definitions, begin to "chart" the first two stories
nope
9/20  Complete the chart for the two stories we've read, discuss the framing device, begin to read 'Maid Servant" Vocab test tomorrow and read to p 122 
 9/20 Vocab quiz, review the story, read on...
none



Date Today in Class Homework 
 9/10 Vocab defs Arr Marr #1 (copy of vocab list? click here), discuss the plot triangle, begin our study of "The Bats"
Finish definitions
 9/11
Review vocab defs, practice identifying literary elements, continue reading "The Bats"
Finish reading "The Bats"
9/12 Quiz: "The Bats," we made a living plot triangle, discuss tomorrow's writing assignment
Pick your quotes for this quick writing assignment to be completed tomorrow.

Prompt:  Why is the story called "The Bats"?
 9/13 WRITING ASSESSMENT:  Need a copy of the task?  Click here 1. Study vocab list for tomorrow's quiz
2.  Finish writing task if you didn't turn it in in class today. 
 9/14 Voc quiz: Arr Marr #1, sketching important clothes, wrapping up week 1  NONE!!! 


Date Today in Class Homework 
 9/5 First Day!  Welcome back to school! 1.  signed syllabus (uh-oh.  Did you lose it already?   Click here)
2.  completed survey (click here)
 9/6 Book checkout, continuing discussion of expectations, license plate activity.  none.
9/7  Share license plates, practice identifying literary theme.  none. 

Date Today in Class Homework
Mon 10/22 Vocab defs: Catcher #2 (absent? click here), review grades, discuss chapters (Allie! Jane!) Finish vocab defs and read on!! Chapters 8-11 due Wednesday!
Tues 10/23  Review vocab defs, add detail to "social interactions" chart, read and analyze poem "On Broadway"  ​Read Ch. 8-11 by tomorrow. 
Wed 10/24 
Quiz: Chapters 8-11, list of new characters, VOTE FOR SENIOR SLOGAN AND SONG!!! 
Voc test tomorrow!
Thurs 10/25  Quiz: Catcher  #2, characterizing Holden's conversations  ​Read Ch. 12-15 

Date Today in Class Homework
Mon 10/22 Vocab defs: Catcher #2 (absent? click here), review grades, discuss chapters (Allie! Jane!) Finish vocab defs and read on!! Chapters 8-11 due Wednesday!
Tues 10/23  Review vocab defs, add detail to "social interactions" chart, read and analyze poem "On Broadway"  ​Read Ch. 8-11 by tomorrow. 
Wed 10/24 
Quiz: Chapters 8-11, list of new characters, VOTE FOR SENIOR SLOGAN AND SONG!!! 
Voc test tomorrow!
Thurs 10/25  Quiz: Catcher  #2, characterizing Holden's conversations  ​Read Ch. 12-15 

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