June 5

Summer Writing Fun

AP Eng I     Be sure and check our Google Classroom for a chance to begin building your extra credit points! While you’re there, turn on the notifications so you don’t miss any updates throughout the year! Have fun!

May 22

Summer Reading 2018

I will be the English I teacher beginning in August for the 2018-2019 school year.  Below is the link for the summer reading assignment for all freshmen in Pre-AP English I.  Please contact me with any questions you might have!

Have a great summer!!!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UoScyPQP33oPvcV0kyI7v4Sv2IdaB5gEsyzyIn2TtlQ/edit

 

April 30

April 30 – May 4

AP English Lit & English IV

4/30  Literary Term of the Week:  synecdoche; Students will sign a reading statement; Presentation responsibilities and assignments will be made as students prepare to teach their novels next week

5/1 – 5/4  Students will work in preparation to teach their novels next week.

April 20

April 24 – 27

AP English Lit

4/24   Literary Term of the Week:  synecdoche; Students will use their class time to read their chosen novel which they will teach to the class in May.  Students taking the AP English Lit test will work through test packets in preparation for the upcoming AP Test on May 9th.

4/25-27  Students will use their class time to read their chosen novel which they will teach to the class in May.  Students taking the AP English Lit test will work through test packets in preparation for the upcoming AP Test on May 9th.

English IV

4/24  Literary Term of the Week:  synecdoche;  Students will receive assigned novels along with directions for group presentations in May.

4/25-27  Students will use their class time to read their group novels which they will teach to the class in May.

April 16

April 16 – 20

AP English Lit

4/16  Literary Term of the Week:  satire; Banned Books Unit will be introduced to students and they will begin researching the whys and hows of banning/challenging books for an in-class discussion on Wednesday; SAT Vocab List 7 TEST Friday

4/17  Students will continue their research on banning/challenging books for class discussion tomorrow; SAT Vocab List 7 TEST Friday

4/18  Socratic style seminar on banning/challenging books; SAT Vocab List 7 TEST Friday

4/19  Students will choose the novel they would like to read on their own, study, and teach to the class; SAT Vocab List 7 TEST tomorrow

4/20  SAT Vocab List 7 TEST

English IV

4/16  Literary Term of the Week:  satire; Lit Circle projects will be introduced to students; SAT Vocab List 8 TEST Friday

4/17  Students will review available novels, choose the one they would like to study, and be placed in a group; SAT Vocab List 8 TEST Friday

4/18  Students will choose novel assignments for the group presentation and begin reading; SAT Vocab List 8 TEST Friday

4/19  SAT Vocab List 8 review for TEST tomorrow

4/20  SAT Vocab List 8 TEST

March 20

March 19 – 23

AP English Lit & English IV

3/19 – NO SCHOOL:  Teacher Work Day

3/20 – March Madness:  In groups, students will rank the literature they have studied so far this school year.  The rankings will include review of each piece.

3/21 – SAT Vocabulary:  List 6 or 7 is posted in the Google Classroom.  Students are to write a sentence for each word.  DUE 3/23  TEST 3/29

3/23 – NO SCHOOL:  UIL District Academic Meet

3/24 – SAT Vocabulary:  List 6 or 7 is posted in the Google Classroom.  Students are to write a sentence for each word.  DUE Today  TEST 3/29

February 5

February 5 – 9

AP English Lit

2/5:  Literary Term of the Week – Malapropism; Macbeth – Students will read Act V Scenes 1-4 and begin preparing for Socratic Seminar on Thursday and Friday

2/6:  Macbeth – Students will read Act V scenes 5-8 and begin preparing for Socratic Seminar on Thursday and Friday

2/7:  Macbeth – Review Act V and prepare for Socratic Seminar

2/8:  Macbeth – Socratic Seminar Round I

2/9:  Macbeth – Socratic Seminar Round II; TEST Tuesday

English IV

2/5:  Literary Term of the Week – Malapropism; Macbeth – Students will read Act V Scenes 1-8

2/6:  Macbeth -Students will review Act V and play as a whole; TEST on Thursday

2/7: Macbeth – Students will play Bingo in review for TEST tomorrow

2/8:  Macbeth – TEST

2/9:  SAT Vocabulary LIST 6 – Students will create original sentences which clearly lead the reader to an understanding of the word’s definition based upon context for each of the 20 words.