Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Objective: Students will practice writing straegies for the CAHSEE and prepare for research paper.

1. CAHSEE Writing Strategies 16-18
2. Discuss Research Paper Prompt and Requirements
3. Brainstorm with partner who you will research tomorrow.
4. Meet in library Wednesday and Thursday!!!!

Monday, January 28, 2008

Objective: Students will identify and compare themes across genres.

1. Clean notebook. Everything goes!! Leave didviders only.

2. Discuss new semester: Portfolio (weblockers) and outside book (500 pages)

3. "Last Night" Assigment

Friday, January 18, 2008

Objective: Show Warren that you read an outside book.

1. Final study guide
2. Book Report Oral Question
3. Turn in extra credit assignment and late passes.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

Objective: Read and discuss an ambigous story.

1. CAHSEE 9-11
2. Score Lamb to Slaughter
3. Extra Credit asignment Notes in a Bottle p. 375 1-9

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Objective: Students will identify irony in a short story.

1. Get interactive.
2. Lesson 6-7 CAHSEE
3. Complete Lamb to Slaughter
4. Portfolio Checklist
5. Grades: Last day to make any changes.
6. Book Report due Friday. NO LATE PAPERS OR BOOKS ACCEPTED!!!

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Objective: Students will read a very funny, ironic story.

Get your interactive reader!

1. Correct Vocabulary
2. CAHSEE Writing Strategies 3-4
3. Lamb to Slaughter interactive

Monday, January 14, 2008

Objective: Students will know important vocabulary for this week's literature.

1. CAHSEE Writing Strategies 1-2
2. "Lamb to Slaughter" vocabulary

Friday, January 11, 2008

Objective: Students will practice for the CAHSEE Reading Comprehension. THey will also complete their analysis of an ambigous/ironic poem.

1. Lesson 18-19 Reading Comprehension
2. Complete Poster
3. Share Theme Poems

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Objective: Practice for CHSEE and work with a very ambiguous poem.

1. CHSEE Reading Compehension #16 and #17
2. Nothing Man group activity.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Objective: Students will take assessment on Reading Comprehension for CHSEE and take notes on Irony and Amiguity.

1. Correct Warren's error from yesterday.
2. Chapter 5 Notes (Iroy and Ambiguity)
3. Work on Theme poem.

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Objective: Students will practice for the HSEE and write their own theme poem.

1. CHSEE Reading Comprehension Lesson 1-3

2. Discuss "Theme for English B"

3. Write your own theme poem using Hughes' poem as a model. Don't just copy. Make it your own "Theme" of your life.

4. Outside reading pages needed.

Monday, January 07, 2008

Objective: The students will read a poem as a group and identify its important parts.
1. Welcome back!
2. Notes on handout.
3. Group activity.
4. Homework: Book Report due in 10 days!