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Monday, January 6

  • Warm-Up #1 - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Revisit Classroom Procedures (class website, warm-ups, cell hotel, make-up and late work, etc.) - if you were absent and have any questions about the classroom procedures, please let me know.

  • Preview of What to Expect Next 2-3 weeks - if you were absent, we will go over this again tomorrow briefly; however, please be aware that you will need your fully-charged device tomorrow for Fastbridge testing

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Tuesday, January 7

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Fastbridge Testing - Fastbridge Testing - if you were absent, please go to Launchpad-->Fastbridge-->login-->take aReading (book with apple icon) - I will be entering an automatic 100 for everyone; however, when I get the report back, if you have not taken and/or made up the Fastbridge assessment, I will change your grade to a zero

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Wednesday, January 8

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Poetry Guided Notes - If you were absent, please get a copy of the Poetry Guided Notes from me when you return; please get the notes from a classmate or make an appointment with me so that I can go over the material with you

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Thursday, January 9

  • No Warm-Up Today

  • Meter Practice - if you were absent, please request this assignment from me when you return

  • How to Annotate Lesson - using the annotation Annotation Guide contained in yesterday's Poetry Guided Notes, annotate Langston Hughes' "Life is Fine" - copy of poem provided (if you were absent, please request a copy when you return

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; study for tomorrow's quiz

Friday, January 10

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Review materials and answer questions

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Monday, January 13

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • "Helen" Compare/Contrast Activity - if you were absent, please request a copy of this activity when you return

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Tuesday, January 14

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Continue and conclude "Helen" Compare/Contrast Activity (followed by whole class discuss) - this is a continuation of yesterday's group activity, so if you were absent, please ask a group member for any additional notes and/or ask me if you have any questions

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own

Wednesday, January 15

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Poetry Timed Writing Overview - Receive prompt, poems, and graphic organizer for tomorrow's poetry timed writing; discuss strategies for organization; time allowed to prep - if you were absent, the prompt, poems, and graphic organizer are posted to the class website under Handouts and Resources, and I recommend that you at least review these items beforehand but further suggest printing and filling out the graphic organizer (which you can use on your timed writing tomorrow)

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To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; prep for tomorrow's timed writing

Thursday, January 16

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Poetry Timed Writing - if you were absent, you will need to make up this timed writing tomorrow during class

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; study for tomorrow's quiz

Friday, January 17

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • Revisit Poetry Pre-Test (nothing to make up)

  • Poetry Essay Peer Editing - if you were absent, please request your essay, and I encourage you to use the peer editing sheets (posted under Projects and Rubrics-->Poetry Analysis Essay) to evaluate your work.  NOTE: Your typed and finalized essay is due FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 VIA TURNITIN.COM.  See Projects and Rubrics-->Poetry Analysis Essay for further details.

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; work on Poetry Analysis Essay

Monday, January 20 - No School

Tuesday, January 21

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Shakespeare Background Packet - if you were absent, you can get a copy of this packet from the class website under Handouts and Resources --> Romeo & Juliet [or you can get an already-printed copy from the red basket on the writer's desk when you return] - students will be allowed two class days (today and tomorrow) to complete this packet, and it will be due at the beginning of class on Thursday.  If you finish early, please work on your Poetry Analysis Essay (see next bullet).

  • Your typed and finalized essay is due FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 VIA TURNITIN.COM.  See Projects and Rubrics-->Poetry Analysis Essay for further details.  There will be no excuses for late essays, so be sure you refamiliarize yourself with turnitin.com long before 11:59 pm on Friday!

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; work on Poetry Analysis Essay (due Friday); work on Shakespeare Background Packet

Wednesday, January 22

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Shakespeare Background Packet - continue working on your packet from yesterday.  If you finish early, please work on your Poetry Analysis Essay (see next bullet).

  • Your typed and finalized essay is due FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 VIA TURNITIN.COM.  See Projects and Rubrics-->Poetry Analysis Essay for further details.  There will be no excuses for late essays, so be sure you re-familiarize yourself with turnitin.com long before 11:59 pm on Friday!

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; work on Poetry Analysis Essay (due Friday); work on Shakespeare Background Packet (due tomorrow)

 

Thursday, January 23

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Shakespeare Background Packet due - if you were absent, please show me your completed packet when you return so that you can get credit. 

  • Linguistics Presentation -if you were absent, you can view this presentation on the class website and/or get the notes from a friend (last page of Shakespeare Background Packet)

  • Prologue Translation - due tomorrow

To Do: Get a copy of Romeo & Juliet if you prefer to have your own; work on Poetry Analysis Essay (due tomorrow)

Friday, January 23

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Discuss Prologue and begin reading Act 1, Sc 1 of Romeo and Juliet - if you were absent, please read this material on your own (and request study guide when you return)

To Do: Work on Poetry Analysis Essay (due tonight)

Monday, January 27

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • Discussion re: Poetry Analysis Essays ("trends") - expect to have essays back in the next two weeks

  • RJ - Continue and conclude reading Act 1, Sc 1; read Act 1, Sc 2 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Tuesday, January 28

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • RJ - Read Act 1, Sc 3 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own and requestn study guide when you return

  • RJ Invitation Assignment - assigned (working in groups of 2 to 3) and remaining class time for working on assignment (paper copies due at the beginning of class Thursday/digital copies due Wednesday by midnight) - if you were absent, you can join a group of two tomorrow when you return. 

To Do: Work on Invitation

Wednesday, January 29

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up Today

  • RJ Invitation Assignment - all class time allowed to work on assignment (paper copies due at the beginning of class tomorrow/digital copies due by midnight)

To Do: Work on Invitation

 

Thursday, January 30

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • RJ Invitation Assignment - presentations - if you were absent, you need to make up this presentation when you return

  • RJ - Read Act 1, Sc 4 - study guide for Scenes 4 and 5 distributed (if you were absent, please request a copy when you return); students to read on their own (finish tonight if unable to do so in class)

To Do: Finish reading Act 1, Sc 4 if you were unable to do so in class today

Friday, January 30

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • RJ Invitation Assignment - presentations of absent students

  • Discuss RJ Act 1, Sc 4

  • Presentation on Foils - if you were absent, this presentation is posted on the class website; review it and let me know if you have any questions

  • Read RJ Act 1, Sc 5

To Do: Nothing

Monday, February 3

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up (involves review of essay feedback, which is available on turnitin.com--I suggest reviewing it as your earliest convenience)

  • Watch Act 1 (film adaptation)

  • Remaining class time for study (quiz tomorrow on play, not film, version of RJ plus poetry terms and background information)

To Do: Study for tomorrow's quiz

Tuesday, February 4

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Act 1 Quiz - if you were absent, please see me about making up this quiz (it will be a zero in the gradebook until you make it up)

To Do: Nothing

Wednesday, February 5

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Act 2, Prologue + Scenes 1 and 2 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

  • Receive RJ Balcony Activity - if you were absent, please request a copy of this assignment when you return (it is also posted on the class website under Handouts and Resources-->Romeo and Juliet)

To Do: Nothing

Thursday, February 6

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Balcony Activity

To Do: Nothing

Friday, February 7

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Balcony Activity - continued (due Monday--remember, each group needs a rubric + TWO printed copies)

To Do: Complete Balcony Activity if you were unable to do so in class today (due Monday)

Monday, February 10

  • Warm-Up - If you were absent, please see classroom Warm-Up notebook and make up this Warm-Up

  • RJ Balcony Activity - present (if you were absent, please make arrangements to present when you return)

To Do: Nothing

Tuesday, February 11

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Balcony Activity - present (if you were absent, please make arrangements to present when you return if you did not present on Monday)

  • To Do: Read Act 2, Scenes 3-6

Wednesday, February 12

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Discussion Act 2, Scenes 3-6

To Do: Study for tomorrow's quiz

Thursday, February 13

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Quiz (Act 2)

To Do: Nothing

Friday, February 14 - NO SCHOOL

Monday, February 17 - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, February 18

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Soliloquy Notes - if you were absent, please review these notes (Handouts and Resources-->Romeo & Juliet --> Soliloquy), and let me know if you have any questions

  • RJ Act 3, Scenes 1-2 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Wednesday, February 19

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Act 3, Scenes 3-5 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Thursday, February 20

Counseling Session in Media Ctr

Friday, February 21

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Collected Warm-Up Notebooks - if you were absent, please turn in your notebook when you return

  • RJ Acts 2 and 3 - view movie version of these acts

To Do: Nothing

Monday, February 24

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Acts 2 and 3 - continue and conclude viewing movie version of these acts

  • Distributed Acts 1-3 study guide for tomorrow's summative assessment - if you were absent, you can view this study guide under "Handouts and Resources-->Romeo & Juliet"

  • Remaining time allowed to review for tomorrow's summative assessment

To Do: Study for tomorrow's summative assessment

Tuesday, February 25

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Acts 1-3 Summative Assessment - if you were absent, please go to the make-up lab (G105) after school (M-Th) to make up this assessment: Check under my name (Carr), and you will see an exam with your name on it.  You will have a zero in the gradebook until you take this exam. 

To Do: Nothing

Wednesday, February 26

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • First Period Students Only - if you were absent, please get your graded Warm-Up notebook from the front of the class

  • RJ Act 4, Scenes 1-3 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Thursday, February 27

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Act 4, Scenes 4-5 and Act 5, Scenes 1-2 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Friday, February 28

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Act 5, Scenes 3-5 - if you were absent, please read this material on your own

To Do: Nothing

Monday, March 2

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Receive graded Summative Assessment (Acts 1-3) from last week - if you earned under a 75 and want to recover, please return your graded assessment to me with a note requesting recovery; I will give you your recovery assignment tomorrow (due Friday)

  • RJ Acts 4 and 5 - watch film version

To Do: Nothing

Tuesday, March 3

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • RJ Review Game - Nothing to Make Up

To Do: Nothing

Wednesday, March 4

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Discuss schedule change (timed writing will be Friday instead of Thursday; you will receive prompt on Thursday in class)

  • Discuss round/flat and static/dynamic characters with handout - if you were absent, you can request this handout when you return (it will not be collected for a grade, but you should understand the academic vocabulary it contains and let me know if you have any questions

  • Socratic Seminar discussed - request handouts when you return if you were absent (also posted on the class website under "Handouts and Resources")

  • Second Period Only - Bring charged device tomorrow for EOC Stress Test for computers

To Do: Second Period, bring fully-charged device tomorrow!

Thursday, March 5

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Soc Sem Work Period (Soc Sem is Monday)

  • At the end of class, students were given the prompt for tomorrow's timed writing - if you were asent, you can access the prompt on the class website under "Handouts and Resources-->Romeo and Juliet"

To Do: Prepare for tomorrow's Timed Writing

Friday, March 6

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Timed Writing

To Do: Prep for Monday's Soc Sem

Monday, March 9

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Socratic Seminar

To Do: Complete Socratic Seminar Reflection (due tomorrow)

Tuesday, March 10

SCHOOL CANCELED

Wednesday, March 11

SCHOOL CANCELED

Thursday, March 12

  • Warm-Up - No Warm-Up

  • Make-Up Day

To Do: Finish missing work, if applicable

Friday, March 13 and Monday, March 16

NO SCHOOL

 

Weeks of March 16, 23, and 30

Due to school closures, students will participate in digital learning during these weeks.  For details, please visit the DIGITAL LEARNING tab above. 

Week of April 6

SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL

Weeks of April 13 and 20

Due to school closures, students will participate in digital learning during these weeks.  For details, please visit the DIGITAL LEARNING tab above.