English IV DC (1301) Fall 2019 Assignments
August 13-16 2019
Monday: Teacher training
Tuesday: All About Mrs. Reid, students will create Flipgrids due Friday, read Teacher from the Black Lagoon. Discuss college syllabus.
Wednesday: Notes on enneagrams. Students will create enneagram tests and share results.
Thursday: Get Lord of the Flies books and begin chapter 1.
Friday: Get root lists. Discuss dialectic journals form due Tuesday. Share Flipgrids.
August 19-23 2019
Monday: Finish Flipgrids. Discuss dialectic journals due tomorrow. Brainstorm narrative essay—write 1 ½ page rough draft due Tuesday.
Tuesday: DJ 1 due. Share essays. LOF chapter 1 quiz tomorrow. Discuss chapter 1.
Wednesday: Chapter 1 quiz. Brainstorm to write 1 ½ page draft of ApplyTexas Prompt 2.
Thursday: Share essays. Brainstorm to write ApplyTexas prompt 3—write 1 ½ page draft due Friday.
Friday: Take root test 16. Read chapter 2 LOF and write DJ 2 due Tuesday.
August 26-30 2019
Monday: Share essays in Say Back groups to choose one for completion. Revise essay based on peer feedback. Read ch. 5 of Writing in the Works for a quiz Friday.
Tuesday: DJ 2 due. LOF chapter 2 quiz Discuss chapter 2.
Wednesday: Research how to write successful college application essay—share with class.
Thursday: Notes on leads/sensory details. Revise essays.
Friday: Read chapter 3 LOF and write DJ 3 due Wednesday. Ch. 5 Writing in the Works quiz.
September 2-6 2019
Monday: Labor Day
Tuesday: Revise essay to add sensory details, showing writing, and strong verbs. Rough draft 700+ words due Thursday for peer review.
Wednesday: DJ 3 due. LOF chapter 3 quiz Discuss chapter 3.
Thursday: Peer review. Final draft of 900 words due Monday at 11:59 PM.
Friday: Read chapter 4 LOF and write DJ 4 due Tuesday. Root test 17.
September 9-13, 2019
Monday: Write conclusions.
Tuesday: Clocking of essay. Final draft due tonight.
Wednesday: DJ 4 due. Quiz ch. 4. Review for test.
Thursday: Ch. 1-4 test LOF. Read short article samples in Newsela.
Friday: Root test 18. Read ch. 5 LOF, write DJ.
September 16-20, 2019
Monday: Read model short articles, create criteria chart.
Tuesday: Brainstorm ideas for short article. DJ 5 due. Discuss Chapter 5. Take chapter 5 quiz.
Wednesday: Begin annotated bibliography on short article topics.
Thursday: Finish annotated bibliography due Friday.
Friday: Read ch. 6 LOF, write DJ. Annotated bibliography due.
September 23-27, 2019
Monday: Professional development day.
Tuesday: Read ch. 8 WIW for quiz Thursday. Review model essays to find thesis statement and chunk organizational structure.
Wednesday: Review annotated bibliography and write thesis, introductory paragraph and outline.
Thursday: Ch. 8 WIW quiz. Write rough draft due next Wednesday for peer review.
Friday: Read ch. 6 LOF, write DJ.
September 30-October 4, 2019
Monday: Interview/survey responses due. Work on rough draft due Wednesday.
Tuesday: DJ 6 due, ch. 6 quiz. Write rough draft due Wednesday.
Wednesday: Peer review.
Thursday: Lesson on integrating quotations. Revise essay.
Friday: Read ch. 7 LOF, write DJ.
Sonnet presentations. Take notes.
October 7-11, 2019
Monday: Ratiocination—avoid passive verbs, wordy prepositional phrases, and no commas after introductory elements
Tuesday: DJ 7 due, ch. 7 quiz. Discuss irony in chapters 6-7.
Wednesday: Notes on works cited page and integration of quotations into sentences.
Thursday: Clocking. Final draft due Friday.
Friday: Root test 19. Read ch. 8. DJ 8/quiz next Thursday.
October 14-18, 2019
Wednesday: DJ 8 due Thursday, ch. 8 quiz TOMORROW. Read two sample editorials and discuss topics.
Thursday: Ch. 8 quiz. Discuss violence in chapter 8 and encounter with LOF.
Friday: Root test 20. Read ch. 9 DJ 9/quiz next Tuesday.
October 21-25, 2019
Monday: Discuss topics—notes on thesis statements. Find sources.
Tuesday: DJ 9 due. Quiz 9. Discuss allusions.
Wednesday: Write thesis statement and begin Write working bibliography due Thursday with outline.
Thursday: Notes on organization of editorials. Begin rough draft 600+ words due next Wednesday.
Friday: Read ch. 10 DJ 10/quiz next Tuesday.
October 28-November 1, 2019
Monday: Notes on use of evidence and refutation. Write rough draft.
Tuesday: DJ 10 due. Quiz 10. Discuss characterization of Ralph, Piggy, Samneric.
Wednesday: Write rough draft. Peer review Thursday.
Thursday: Peer review.
Friday: Read ch. 11 DJ 11/quiz next Tuesday.
November 4-8, 2019
Monday: Write rough draft
Tuesday: DJ 11 due. Quiz 11. Discuss characterization of Ralph, Piggy, Samneric.
Wednesday: Write rough draft. ClockingThursday.
Thursday: Clocking. Final draft due 11/8/2019
Friday: Read ch. 12 DJ 12/quiz next Tuesday. Root test 22. Final draft due.
November 11-15, 2019
Monday: Brainstorm ideas for proposal. Read “A Modest Proposal” as a model.
Tuesday: Complete prewriting organizer for proposal and find two sources.
Wednesday: DJ 12 due. Quiz 12. Discuss irony of ending.
Thursday: Write rough draft of problem section due Monday.
Friday: Write rough draft due Monday. Start on solution section.
November 18-22, 2019
Monday: Peer review problem section. Begin solution section due Thursday in Classroom.
Tuesday: Write solution section.
Wednesday: Write solution section and begin benefits section.
Thursday: Solution section due. Entire paper due Monday for peer review.
Friday: Root test 22. Entire rough draft due Monday.
December 2-6, 2019
Monday: Peer review entire essay. Rough drafts due in Canvas.
Tuesday: Revise for passive voice and source use.
Wednesday: Revise using SAS Writing Reviser.
Thursday: Final writing day.
Friday: Root test 23. Entire rough draft due Monday.
December 9-13, 2019
Monday: Clocking—proposal due in Canvas @11:59 PM.
Tuesday: Review LOF—allusions/archetypes. Test Wednesday.
Wednesday: LOF test. Notes on Anglo-Saxon period.
Thursday: Read Beowulf, discuss archetypes and Anglo-Saxon poetry characteristics.
Friday: Finish Beowulf.
December 16-19, 2019
Monday: Read Beowulf.
Tuesday: Read Beowulf. Review for test.
Wednesday: Anglo-Saxon period test.
Thursday: View Beowulf.
Friday: MERRY CHRISTMAS!