Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Weekly Agenda Nov 29-Dec 1

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

MON & TUES
Review Chapters 7&8
Group Paragraph Assignment
-embedding and contextualizing
-implementing various transitional expressions and punctuation
-model and markup
HW Read Chapter 9 and 3Qs for Tuesday
Read Chapter 10 and 3Qs for Thursday

WED
SSR
No journal entry, journals are due #9-13.

THURS & FRI
Review Chapters 9 & 10
Group Work on Paragraphs
HW One group member will take home and type the paragraph (mind MLA).

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Weekly Agenda Nov 22-24

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Mon-Wed
Gallery Walk
3Q Discussions
Transitional Expressions
-punctuation
-tailor-made
SSR
-Journal Entry #13
HW for Tuesday: read Ch 6 and 3Qs
for next Mon: read Ch 7 & 8 and 3Qs per chapter

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Weekly Agenda Nov 8-15; Nov 15-19

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Hyde
Please note that Thursday and Friday are furlough days, no school.

MON & TUES
Pass out texts (if you would like to purchase the book for $1.50 please pay Ms. Stevens on the 16th)
Introduction to Stevenson
-biography (students take notes)
Vocabulary and Footnotes
-students write an inventory
-word sorts
Allusions and Literary terms

3Q Discussion
Characterization of our narrator
-is a reliable narrator
-write 3 sentences, mimic Stevenson

HW Read Chapter 1 and write 3Qs for Tuesday
HW Read Chapter 2 and write 3Qs for Thursday
HW Read Victorian Times Piece and answer Questions as Journal # 10 (no format)

WED
SSR
Journal #11

MON & TUES (Nov 15-16)
Vocabulary Quiz
Review Victorian Times Qs
-highlight important sections
-clarify big ideas
3Qs Discussion
Chapter Map Assignment (due at the end of our reading)
HW Read Chapter 3 and write 3Qs for Tuesday
HW Read Chapter 4 and write 3Qs for Thursday

WED
SSR
Journal #12

THURS & FRI
3Q Discussion
Stevenson's sentence structure
Revisit the Chapter Map
-progress
-ideas and innovations
Mask Assignment
-due Monday (creative project grade)
HW Mask assignment
HW Read Chapter 5 and write 3Qs

NEXT WEEK
Gallery Walk
3Q Discussions
Finish Text
Chapter Paragraph
-group assignments
-transitional expressions
-sample paragraphs
--punctuation; introductory clauses
-quick draw
J&H Study Guide
J&H Book Test


Monday, November 1, 2010

Weekly Agenda Nov 1-5

1984 (the complete text online!)

MON & TUES
Finish watching
Equilibrium
-review notes and requirements for assignment
-due Friday
Introduce 1984 process essay prompts
HW Brainstorm on prompt topics

WED
Skip SSR
-no journal entry
-Book talk
Work on Essay Prompts
-Quick Quote Share Analysis
HW Draft 1 (thesis, evidence and analysis) due WED


THURS & FRI
Working on drafts
-Read Around Edit with Draft 1
Peer Editing Draft 2
-rubric and models
HW Final Draft due next Monday at 10pm to turnitin.com
AND, please get Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for Monday, as well as, choose your independent reading books for next WED.

NOTE: Ms. Stevens will be away next Monday, Nov 8-Nov 15. Feel free to email me at anytime and I will do my best to respond.