English 12

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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