January 29

January 29 – February 2

AP English Lit

1/29 – Literary Term of the Week:  Malapropism; Macbeth:  Act III Review assignment in the Google Classroom

1/30 – 100th Day of School!!!  Creative Writing:  write a 100 word short story, poem, or song.

1/31 – Macbeth:  Act IV Students will read scenes 1 & 2

2/1 – Macbeth:  Act IV Students will read scene 3; Review for Quiz over Acts III & IV tomorrow

2/2 – Macbeth:  Quiz over Acts III & IV

English IV

1/29 – Literary Term of the Week:  Malapropism; Macbeth:  Act III Review assignment in the Google Classroom

1/30 – 100th Day of School!!!Creative Writing:  write a 100 word short story, poem, or song.

1/31 – Macbeth:  Act IV Students will read scenes 1 & 2

2/1 – Macbeth:  Act IV Students will read scene 3

2/2 – Macbeth:  Act IV review assignment in the Google Classroom

January 20

January 22 – 26

AP English Lit

1/22 – Literary Term of the Week:  hyperbole; Macbeth:  Quiz over Acts I & II

1/23 – Macbeth:  Students will begin reading Act III

1/24 – Macbeth:  Students will finish reading Act III and begin studying literary elements in Act III and answering online discussion questions and responding to classmates’ answers.

1/25 – Macbeth:  Students will finish studying literary elements in Act III and answering online discussion questions and responding to classmates’ answers.

1/26 – Digital Citizenship:  Students will focus on strategies to manage/balance time online

English IV

1/22 – Literary Term of the Week:  hyperbole; Macbeth:  Students will begin reading Act III

1/23 – Macbeth:  Students will finish reading Act III

1/24 – Macbeth:  Students will begin a study on literary elements in Act III

1/25 – Macbeth:  Students will finish the study on literary elements in Act III

1/26 – Digital Citizenship:  Students will focus on strategies to manage/balance time online

January 18

January 15 – 19

AP English Lit & English IV

1/15:  NO SCHOOL/Martin Luther King, Jr.

1/16:  NO SCHOOL:  Snow Day

1/17:  NO SCHOOL:  Snow Day

1/18: Macbeth – students will begin reading and discussing Act II

1/19: Macbeth – students will finish reading Act II; AP students begin answering online discussion question and Eng IV students name 2 character traits describing Macbeth in Act II with a quote showing the trait and an explanation of how it does.

AP English Lit will have a Quiz Monday over Acts I & II.

 

January 8

January 8 – 12

AP English Lit

1/8:  Literary Term of the Week – hubris; Shakespeare Background Presentations – students present background information as foundation to the study of Macbeth

1/9:  Shakespeare Background Presentations – students will continue to present background information as foundation to the study of Macbeth; Macbeth – students will begin reading Act I; Think About it Thursday poetry analysis essay is DUE tomorrow

1/10:  Macbeth – students will complete reading Act I and begin answering online discussion questions

1/11:  Digital Citizenship – students will work in groups to discuss the term and create a working definition before watching video on the term; Macbeth – students will finish answering online discussion questions

1/12:  Digital Citizenship – students will finish watching video and will create a slide for the presentation on Upstanders; Macbeth – students will finish answering online discussion questions.

English IV

1/8:  Literary Term of the Week – hubris; Macbeth – students will begin reading Act I and answering online discussion questions

1/9:  Macbeth – students will complete reading Act I and continue answering online discussion questions; Think About it Thursday journal response is DUE tomorrow

1/10:  Macbeth – students will review Act I and finish answering online discussion questions.

1/11:   Digital Citizenship – students will work in groups to discuss the term and create a working definition before watching video on the term; Macbeth – students will create a Venn diagram concerning the reactions of Macbeth and Banquo to the witches and their predictions

1/12:  Digital Citizenship – students will finish watching video and will create a slide for the presentation on Upstanders; Macbeth – students will complete their online questions to Act I

January 4

January 4 -5

AP English Lit

1/4:  Think About it Thursday Journal:  Students will begin writing an essay each week analyzing poetry focusing on purpose, connotation, attitude, shifts, theme, and tone.  A new poem will be posted in the Google classroom each Thursday and the essay (written in their journals) will be due the following Wednesday.  Analysis essays will be accepted late for a maximum score of 70, but only for one week.  After the week’s grace, the score is a 0.

Shakespeare Background Research:  Students will be divided into groups/topics for background study as we prepare to explore Macbeth.  Students will be teaching foundational material to the class on Monday.

1/5:  Students will work on their background research project in preparation for teaching on Monday.

English IV

1/4:  Think About it Thursday Journal:  We will be reviewing expectations and grading procedures for the weekly journaling assignment.  There is a new quote given each Thursday that the students are supposed to reflect upon and write a paragraph (cohesive group of 5-7 sentences) sharing their thoughts.  The paragraph is due the following Wednesday.  Paragraph reflections will be accepted late for a maximum score of 70, but only for one week.  After the week’s grace, the score is a 0.

1/5:  Shakespeare & Macbeth background will be shared in preparation for the reading and studying of the play.

January 4

Extra Credit Opportunity!

Oscar Wilde’s play, The Importance of Being Earnest, will be performed Thursday, January 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Longview Public Library.  Attend the play and write a one-page review for extra credit in class.  What a great way to begin a new semester!

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