Friday, August 30, 2019

Three Day Weekend!!! Perfect!

Objective:  The students will discuss their analysis with the teacher and complete Chapter 3 Outline.

1.  St. Paul Allusion Notes

2.  Finish Presentations of Summer Reading

3.  Go over tone word meanings.

3.  Discuss The Destructors

4.  Outline Chapter 3 of Perrine's

Buy our first novel this weekend:  John Gardner's Grendel.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

College Football Starts Tonight!!!

Objective:  The students will complete analysis of The Destructors.

1.  Presentations (Let's do about 3-4).  And Tatum.

2.  Complete TTSTCANDI of The Destructors.  Due tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Wow I am Tired Wednesday! Yesterday was a LOOOONG Day!

Objective:  The students will discuss the deeper meanings of The Destructors.

1.  Allusion Notes:  Jesus and His Disciples and Noah's Arc (you copy infor onto a note sheet to refer to throughout the year.

2.  The Destrcttors Quix (This will be reflected in your participation grade)

3.  The Destructors Power Ppoint Discussion

4.  TTSTCANDI Chart The Destructors

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Objective:  The students will discuss plot and then read the first story of the year:  The Destructors

1.  Presentations (Let's stick with 5)

2.  Chapter 2 Discussion and Outline

3.  Read The Destructors 

Monday, August 26, 2019

Objective:  The students will discuss reading a story in AP lit and then outline Perrine's Chapter 2.

All of my class syllabi are online.  Read them.  I am not having you print and sign.  If there is an issue, I will assume that you read it and know the expectations.


Honors Sophomore:

English Lit:

 1.  Preeine's Chapter 1 Discussion
2.  Perrine's Chapter 2 Outline (due tomorrow)

Friday, August 23, 2019

Fridays... I love Fridays.

Objective:  The students will read their first Perrine's Chapter and Outline.

1.  Join you AP Class section on the College Board website.

Period 1:  Class Section Title:  AP Period 1  Class Code:  Z22A9D
Period 2:  Class Section Title:  AP Period 2  Class Code:  JEPPK2

Do this by Monday!!!

2.  Presentations:  Let's try for 5 again.

3.  Perrine's Chapter 1 Outline

For your online texts:  Use new App....

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Presentations and MC Thursday

Objective:  The students will teach one another their summer reading and read a nice piece of prose to practice MC.

1.  Presentations:  Five more.

2.  MC Practice:  "New York"

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Presentations Start

Objective:  Students will share their understanding of the Summer book with the rest of the class.

1.  Summer presentations 1-5 (or more, we will see how it goes).

2.  Tone Terms on Perrine's 1 cover sheet.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Relax and have a cup of coffee!

Objective:  The students will complete their presentations for tomorrow.

1.  Summer Reading Presentation prep.

2.  Complete Lit Terms if not done already.

3.  I am grading your Personal Statements.

Monday, August 19, 2019

And another week!

Objective:  Students will understand TTSTCANDI and how we will use it all year long.

1.  Seating Chart
2.  Handbook and Code of Conduct Presentation (period 2, 3 and 4)
     and Participation Grade in Aeries.
3.  Summer Reading Presentations (assign for start on Wednesday)
4.  TTSTCANDI Handout and PP Discussion
5.  Perrine's Prose Handout 1.  This will be turned in as a packet worth 100 points at the end of the unit.  Complete Lit Terms today.

Tomorrow:  Presentation Preparation (only in class day to work)

Friday, August 16, 2019

First Friday of the Year! I like Fridays!

Objective:  Students will know important college information about the school they are interested in attending.

1.  California School's Information:

UC Application:  Open 8/19
                             Due Date: 11/1 - 11/30
                             Cost:  $70 per campus

Cal State (CSU) Application:
                             Open:  10/1 - 11/30
                             Cost: $70 per campus

Private:  Visit the school's official website

Financial Aid:  FAFSA:
                            Submission:  10/1/19 - 3/2/19
                            Do It Early!  It's a pain in the butt!  It's confusing.  Lots of stuff to do.  And... be sure to remember your login and password!!

2.  So you want to attend college worksheet.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

MC Thursday

Objective:  The students will work through a MC Practice piece from an old AP test.

1.  MC Prose Practice:  Mr. Babbitt

What to pay attention to:
    1.  Lit terms
    2.  Noticing irony (sarcasm)
    3.  Style:  CAPs, Boldface, italics, etc.
    4.  Vocabulary

As time runs out on the test, just go ahead and guess your way to finish the test.  

2.  Finish Personal Statements.  Due tomorrow.  It should be PERFECT!!  Don't use me as an editor!

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

How Are YOU Going to Pay For College?

Objective:  The students will know what the UC system requires for the Personal Insights Questions and write one of their own Personal Statements.

1.  Roll
2.  Personal Statement Handout
3.  Video One:  What is a Personal Insight and What should you do on it?

4.  How are you going to pay for college?

5.  Link to Jason's Cheat Sheet:

6.  Begin writing.  It is due typed and printed on Friday. 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Hope yesterday went well!

Objective:  The students will read and analyze and prewrite a Q2 AP Essay Prompt.

1.  Sit anywhere.  Roll.  I have to start learning your names!

2.  My website:  Save it.  Use it.  Never ask me, "Mr. Warren, I was absent yesterday, did I miss anything?"  You are a young adult in a college level class.  It's on you to figure it out.

3.  Restroom and Eating/Drinking Policy.

4.  Summer Work:  Due to Google by 9/16.  50 points.  If late, it will not be scored.

5.  Q2 Essay Prompt:  "No Dogs Bark"

6.  Go to library and get AP books.

First Book:  Grendel by John Gardner.  If you buy it and close read it, you get 50 points EC.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Welcome to the the Beginning to the End of One Small Step in Life!

Objective:  The students will discuss the AP Test and see an example of one part.

1.  Sit anywhere that you will be able to listen, learn and be productive.
2.  Roll and Intro and AP Scores from 2019.
3.  Summer Work Due (worth 1000 points).  Test tomorrow.  1000 points.
4.  The AP Test at a glance.
5.  Q1 Prompt and assignment

Supplies Needed:  Your AP Book; One Inch Three Ring Binder;  Pens; Highlighters and some pencils for tests.  Need all of this by Friday.