Friday, August 29, 2014

Objective:  The students will discuss "The Education of Frank McCourt" and how it could be used in their upcoming essay and then read two more short pieces that can also be used as info in their writing.

1.  WP #3  (Put folder and Lit book on desk with names on spine of each)
2.  Some Stuff to Address:
              a)  Food and Drinks Policy:  King Kids Against Cancer and Softball Game.
              b)  Trash and Cleanliness in class and around campus.
              c)  Outside Reading:  We will begin an outside book after Monte Cristo
3.  Discuss "The Education of Frank McCourt":  What influenced him to be what he became?
4.  "Home from the Heart" and "No Irish Need Apply"

Thursday, August 28, 2014

First 100 point assignment due.

Objective:  The students will Close Read an article about the author of Typhoid Fever looking for things that will help them write the essay.

1.  Roll
2.  WP #2
3.  Discuss End Notes (Interpret, Extend, Challenge) from the reading.  Turn in for points.
4.  Close Read "The Education of Frank McCourt"

Typhoid Fever Packet 

Homework:  Folder, Lit Book and all supplies (except outside reading book) DUE TOMORROW!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

So was it hard to get lunch today?

Objective:  The students will finish Close Reading of Typhoid Fever by doing the three Higher Level Reading Skills and begin reading the article about the author.

1.  Roll
2.  WP #1
3.  Angela's Ashes Higher Level Reading Skills
4.  Begin Reading "The Education of Frank McCourt"

Homework:  Just get those supplies ready for Friday!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Did you do your homework?

Objective:  The students will discuss the writing prompt for the essay we will complete with this piece of literature and then complete Close Reading of "Typhoid Fever"

1.  Roll
2.  Webpage Quiz
3.  Discuss Writing Prompt
4.  Go over pages 5-7 of "Typhoid Fever" and vocabulary.
5.  Complete Close Reading of story.

Homework:  Finish Close Reading for points tomorrow.  Due at the beginning of class.

Monday, August 25, 2014

First Day Sophomores!

Objective:  The students will begin their first CLOSE READ of the first piece of lit that we will discuss and write about this year.

1.  Sit anywhere (where you will be tempted to be a screwball).
2.  Intro and Roll.
3.  Supplies Needed ASAP.
4.  Close/Active Reading Notes
5.  "Typhoid Fever" Close Read

Homework:  Go to my website. and read all info.  There will be a quiz on it tomorrow.

1.      One inch three-ring binder
2.      5 dividers:  Handouts, CSTs, Notes, Assignments, Tests/Quizzes
3.      Highlighters
4.      Blue or Black Pens
5.      Pencils for tests
6.      Outside Book (from Honors Book List if you want for Extra Credit 100 points)