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Class Activity Summary
Tues. Nov 24: finished talking over Act 2 and then watched it.
Mon. Nov 23: worked our way through Act 2
Wed. Nov 18: worked through Act 1 today.
Tues Nov 17: most of the class was gone for a physics class activity so the remaining students worked on their act 1 assignment
Mon. Nov 16: started 12th night. Went over Act 1 Scene 1.Assignment for that scene is on Edmodo
Thurs. Nov 12: SL rough drafts were handed back with feedback. We worked on writing the good copies today
Mon. Nov 9: no class on this day in the cycle
Thurs. Nov 5: finished Shakespeare presentation (we started it yesterday).
Tues. Nov 3: sorry I didn't post after class (it's Wednesday now). We worked on rough drafts of the Scarlet Letter Essay.
Mon. Nov 2: no class on day 7
Tues. Oct 27: continued Shakespeare in Love
Mon. Oct 26: feedback was given on planning sheets - now students have to write their first body paragraphs and hand them in to me for feedback. Started Romeo and Juliet Unit - started watching Shakespeare in Love. Students will each give a short presentation on time period information when we finish the film.
Wed. Oct. 21: I was away on Tuesday so I didn't get this updated. We had a test today and will be working on our first literary essay. We will also be starting a new unit - Romeo and Juliet.
Fri. Oct 16: worked on painting assignment (see picture below) and started viewing SL film.
Thurs. Oct 15: no class on day 4
Wed. Oct 14: Discussed reading and continued planning exercise for essay. Must finish the novel and the final character mapping sheet for Monday.
Tues. Oct 13: completed next research for SL essay
Fri. Oct 9: continued research work for SL essay
Thurs. Oct 8: started the research work for SL essay
Wed. Oct 7: we do not have class on this day in the cycle
Tues. Oct 6: discussed yesterday's forum, reviewed the reading homework and worked on character sketch assignment.
Mon. Oct 5: attended the candidates forum in the library this class.
Thurs Oct 1: SL character sketch assignments were handed out. tomorrow is the last day to hand in KR rewrites in order to have them back by next week. Any KR paragraph rewrites passed in after tomorrow will not be graded until the end of the reporting period.
Wed Sept 30: Kite Runner paragraphs were handed back. Students were given time to revise the paragraphs using the feedback they were given. Rough draft of literary paragraphs were due today.
Tues Sept 29: worked on literary organized paragraph assignment
Mon Sept 28: we discussed the story we worked on in class on Wednesday. We also discussed the reading homework and pop quizzes were handed back. SL assignment #1 was due today
Thurs Sept 24: we do not have class on this day in the cycle
Wed Sept 23: we started examining literary essays. Rubrics and information sheets were handed out. Students read a short story and analyzed point of view. We will continue working in this tomorrow. Don't forget about the homework that's due on Monday.
Tues. Sept 22: today in class we went over the homework (chapter 8) and discussed the work we did with vocabulary last class. SL Assignment #1 was handed out.
Mon. Sept 21: we do not have class on this day in the cycle
Fri. Sept. 18: collected KR assignment, discussed the chapter that was for homework, did a vocabulary activity. We will present words next class.
Thurs. Sept. 17: no class today due to the assembly
Wed. Sept 16: today in class I handed out reading questions for SL and went over the first section of quetions, and reviewed organized paragraph format and MLA format for the assignment that is due on Friday. They also worked on that assignment
Tues. Sept 15: today we finished watching KR and discussed the assignment for that film. KR tests were also handed back and there was a SL pop quiz
Fri. Sept 11: continued watching KR
Thurs Sept 10: We are currently watching the film adaptation of The Kite Runner. An assignment for this was handed out. We will set a due date for it next week
Tues Sept 8: started The Scarlet Letter today. Introductory presentation and handed out novels.
Tues Nov 24: Act 2 study questions due for next class - will be a homework check
Wed Nov 18: Act 1 assignment due tomorrow. See edmodo for more details
Mon Nov 16: Act 1 Metaphor Assignment due Thursday.
Thurs Nov 12: Good copies of SL essays due Monday.
Thurs Nov 5: Shakespeare quiz on Tuesday.
Tues. Nov 3: SL rough draft due tomorrow
Tues Oct 27 : see the homework from yesterday
Mon Oct 26: body paragraph #1 of SL essay due on Thursday. See below for body paragraph reminders.
Thur Oct 22: planning sheet for SL essay due Monday
Fri Oct 16: painting analysis assignment to be completed for Monday (will be a homework check). Also see Wednesday's homework.
Wed Oct 14: finish novel and mapping sheet for Monday
Tues Oct 13: finish research sheet; Test on Wed. Oct 21
Thurs Oct 8: read chapter 17/18 for Friday
Tues Oct 6: read chapter 15/16 for Thursday
Mon Oct 5: see thurs homework
Thurs Oct 1: SL read chapters 13 & 14 for Tuesday.
Wed. Sept 30: work on KR rewrites if necessary
Tues Sept 29: rough draft of paragraph due tomorrow. Also be read to the end of chapter 12
Mon Sept 28: read chapter 11 for tomorrow
Tues Sept 22: SL assignment #1 due Monday. Also be read to the end of Chapter 10 for Monday
Fri Sept 18: Read chapter 8 (Elf Child) for next class.
Wed Sept 16: Read chapter 7 for Friday's class. Also don't forget the KR assignment that is due on Friday.
Tues Sept 15: 1) Read the next chapter in SL - Pearl for tomorrow's class; 2) DUE FRIDAY - Kite Runner Film Assignment
Tues Sept 8: Be read to the end of chapter 5 of The Scarlet Letter for class on Tuesday (we don't have class on Monday)