ELA Week of 3/20-24

Monday, March 20th

  • Introduce new roots:
    • mis-; wrongly; misinterpret
    • anti; against; antidote
    • rupt; break; eruption
    • script; write; scripture
    • scrib; write; scripture
  • Show class comma memes from Friday. If you were absent Friday, make sure you share your completed one with me.
  • Review comma rules, and practice. Practice sheet: CommaPracticeTraditional
  • Homework:
    • Comma Quiz and Roots Quiz are Thursday.
    • Pi Day is Friday.
    • Shakespeare’s No Fear Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream is due April 6th.
    • Mrs. Acton’s last day is Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 21st

  • Review roots.
  • Grade yesterday’s practice sheet.
  • Complete Comma Copy Cat practice: CommaCopyCat
  • Homework:
    • Finish Comma Copy Cat if you did not finish in class. Due tomorrow.
    • Comma Quiz and Roots Quiz are Thursday.
    • Pi Day is Friday.
    • Shakespeare’s No Fear Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream is due April 6th.
    • Mrs. Acton’s last day is Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 22nd

  • Review for roots quiz tomorrow.
  • See attachment about the short answer prompt for tomorrow’s root quiz: rootsmadeupword     *This is an example of the prompt you will see tomorrow. We practiced one in class. See the teacher example.
  • Turn in Comma Copy Cat from yesterday if needed: CommaCopyCat
  • Work on comma practice quiz: commapracticequiz
  • Homework:
    • Comma Quiz and Roots Quiz are TOMORROW!
    • Pi Day is Friday.
    • Shakespeare’s No Fear Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream is due April 6th.

Thursday, March 23rd

  • Take comma quiz and roots quiz. If you were absent, you need to make arrangements with Ms. Carter or see Mrs. Hutchings for make-up quizzes.

Friday, March 24th

Pi Day

 

ELA Week of 3/13-17

Monday, March 13th

  • Begin a new sheet for 4th 9 Weeks Roots. Record Week 1:
    • en-; cause to, in; ensure
    • em-; cause to, in; embalm
    • phon; sound; telephone
    • port; carry; portable
  • Finish film from last week, and finish questions.
  • Read article, “Remember the Titans: Historical Fact or Fiction,” and respond to this exit slip: 1) What is something that surprised you? 2) Why do we still enjoy historically inaccurate stories? *If you were absent, you will need to make up the exit slip. Copies of the article are by the make-up work folder.
  • Go to the library to check out new Sacred Reading Novels.
  • Homework: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version) is now due April 6th. If you have not ordered/bought a copy, you need to do so ASAP.

Tuesday, March 14th

  • Review roots.
  • Discuss ACT Aspire English Test Strategies. Take practice tests 1 and 2. *If you were absent today, I will give you an opportunity to take the second test. That way your data will still be available.
  • Homework: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version) is now due April 6th. If you have not ordered/bought a copy, you need to do so ASAP.

Wednesday, March 15th

  • Review roots.
  • Share results from yesterday’s English practice ASPIRE test.
  • Introduce mini-unit about punctuation. Today, we took notes on using commas to join compound sentences correctly.
  • Class Work Handout: StudentCopyofCommasinCompoundSentences
  • Homework: Finish today’s classwork if needed. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version) is now due April 6th. If you have not ordered/bought a copy, you need to do so ASAP.

Thursday, March 16th

  • Review roots.
  • Today, we took notes on using commas to set apart introductory information.
  • Sentence Modeling Activity: For this assignment, create a sentence that is modeled after each of my examples below. Label them as I have labeled them below. This is a 9 pt. silver grade, so come see me if you need help.
    • Example One: Because I love ice cream so much, my husband brought me home some after work. (dependent clause followed by a comma)
    • Example Two: At the hospital next week, we will welcome our precious baby boy. (prepositional phrases followed by a comma)
    • Example Three: Joe, will you pick up the Chromebooks? (direct address)
  • Comma Cartoon: Choose one of our comma rules (compound sentence, introductory info, direct address), and illustrate a sentence that shows the correct use and misuse of that comma rule.
    • Teacher Example: 
  • Homework: Finish today’s classwork if needed. Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version) is now due April 6th. If you have not ordered/bought a copy, you need to do so ASAP.

Friday, March 17th

  • Review roots.
  • Finish comma notes: commas_2017.pptx *Refer to slides 9-18
  • Comma Note sheet: Commas_student note sheet_2017 *Refer to Part 3
  • Sentence Modeling Activity: For this assignment, create a sentence that is modeled after each of my examples below. Label them as I have labeled them below. This is a 9 pt. silver grade, so come see me if you need help.
    • Example One: Over spring break I want to see Beauty and the Beast, clean my house, and go to the lake. (items in a list)
    • Example Two: My thoughtful, generous coworkers gave me gift yesterday. (adjectives of equal rank)
    • Example Three: A flavorful chicken quesadilla is just what I needed to satisfy my hunger. (adjectives NOT of equal rank)
  • On a Google slide, create a meme that shows one of our comma rules from this week. Meme requirements:
    • Insert an appropriate image that illustrates your content
    • Insert a text box with your correct and incorrect use of a comma rule
    • Insert a text box with your name
    • Title your slide your name + meme
    • Share your slide with Mrs. Acton (cacton)
  • Homework: 
    • Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear Shakespeare version) is now due April 6th. If you have not ordered/bought a copy, you need to do so ASAP.
    • Comma Quiz Thursday.
    • Roots Quiz Thursday.
    • Mrs. Acton’s last day is Wednesday.

ELA Week of 3/6-10/2017

Monday, March 6th

  • Take 3rd 9 weeks roots test and benchmark.
  • Work on research papers.
  • Homework: We will finalize research papers tomorrow. Most of you will turn it in class tomorrow, but it will be officially due on Wednesday.
  • Heads up: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear version) is due April 5th. Order your copy if you don’t already have one!

Tuesday, March 7th

  • Go through research rubric. Use it as a self-check.
  • Fix any formatting issues with Mrs. Acton. If you were absent today, please come see me in the morning, so I may help you.
  • Homework: Research papers officially due tomorrow when you walk in the door. You may bring a special snack to class tomorrow if you would like.
  • Heads up: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear version) is due April 5th. Order your copy if you don’t already have one!

Wednesday, March 8th

  • Turn in research papers if needed.
  • Begin film, Remember the Titans. Respond to character questions.
  • Homework: You may bring a special snack tomorrow if you would like.
  • Heads up: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear version) is due April 5th. Order your copy if you don’t already have one!

Thursday, March 9th

  • Finish film, Remember the Titans. Respond to character questions.
  • Read informational text about the true story. Note similarities and differences.
  • Heads up: Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (No Fear version) is due April 5th. Order your copy if you don’t already have one!

Friday, March 10th

  • Teacher Work Day

ELA Week of 2/27-3/3/2017

Monday, February 27th

  • Introduce Week 8 roots:
    • super-: above, better than normal; supernatural
    • semi-: half; semicircle
    • hemi-: half; hemisphere
    • mit: send; transmit
    • mis: send; missile
    • ped: foot, feet; pedestrian
    • pod: foot, feet; tripod
  • Get back poetry essay.
  • Continue the research process:
    • Self-check and peer review outlines. Make revisions as needed. *See me if you were absent.
    • Brainstorm character traits for your person. Make sure those traits are threaded throughout your paper (topic sentence, transition sentence, so what?, and all explanation sentences.)
  • Homework: 
    • I will check your outline tomorrow.
    • Roots Test (gold): 3/6
    • Benchmark Test: 3/6
    • Research paper is tentatively due on 3/9

Tuesday, February 28th

  • Review roots.
  • I checked outlines today.
  • Begin drafting your research paper based on your outline. A teacher sample paper is posted in Google Classroom. Your template for the final paper is in your research folder. You do not need to finish the whole draft by tomorrow. We will continue to work on it all week.
  • Homework: 
    • Book Fair tomorrow!
    • Roots Test (gold): 3/6
    • Benchmark Test: 3/6
    • Research paper is tentatively due on 3/9

Wednesday, March 1st

  • Review roots.
  • Focus on paragraph one of your paper. It needs to be done by tomorrow.
    • Look at this doc for a highlighted teacher sample: CopyofExampleTeacherPaper
    • Look at the list below of some self checking we did for the first paragraph. Make sure you have all of these items:
      • How many quotes should you have in your first paragraph?
      • So, how many parenthetical citations ( ) should you have in your first paragraph?
      • So, how many explanation sentences should you have in your first paragraph? Where are they located?
      • Are your quotes in chronological order?
      • Do you have context for each quote?
      • Do you use the phrase “the best of us” or “the best of humanity” in your topic sentence?
  • Homework: 
    • First paragraph due tomorrow.
    • Roots Test (gold): 3/6
    • Benchmark Test: 3/6
    • Research paper is tentatively due on 3/9

Thursday, March 2nd

  • Review roots.
  • Focus on paragraph two of your paper. It needs to be done by Tuesday.
  • Remember you have access to a teacher example paper, a teacher example outline, and some various versions of the “so what?” in Google Classroom. Use these resources!
  • Look at the list below of some self checking we did for the second paragraph. Make sure you have all of these items:
    • How many quotes should you have in your second paragraph?
    • So, how many parenthetical citations ( ) should you have in your second paragraph?
    • So, how many explanation sentences should you have in your second paragraph? Where are they located?
    • Do you have context for each quote?
    • Do you have a “so what?” at the end of your paragraph? Is it 2 sentences?
    • Do you have a transition sentence at the beginning of your paragraph?
  • Homework: 
    • Bring your device tomorrow.
    • Roots Test (gold): 3/6
    • Benchmark Test: 3/6
    • Research paper is tentatively due on 3/9

Friday, March 3rd

  • Complete 3rd 9 Weeks Benchmark Study Guide. I had to remove the key. If you need a copy, let me know.
  • Play Kahoots to review all 9 weeks roots.
  • Homework: STUDY YOUR ROOTS AND BENCHMARK STUDY GUIDE. TESTS MONDAY!
    • Roots Test (gold): 3/6
    • Benchmark Test: 3/6
    • Research paper is tentatively due on 3/8

ELA Week of 2/20-24

Tuesday, February 21st

  • Introduce Week 7 Roots:
    • over-: too much; overcast
    • under-: too little; underestimate
    • meter; measure; thermometer
    • min; little, small; minimum
  • Model easybib.com *If you were absent, you will need to get me or a buddy in class to show you how to do this for citing your sources correctly.
  • Finish finding your 3 sources, finish citing them, and begin annotating them.
  • To annotate, read each source document carefully. Using the highlighter tool in Google docs, highlight important and relevant facts about your person. Think of facts from his/her life that are revealing about your person’s character and personality–What makes this person the “best of us”? Then, using the commenting tool in Google docs, write a comment beside each piece that you have highlighted. In this comment, explain why you think it is important, what it reveals about your person, and how it proves your person is the “best of us.”
  • Homework: BY THURSDAY, finish finding all 3 sources, and annotate at least 2 of your 3 sources. 

COME SEE ME IN THE MORNING IF YOU NEED EXTRA HELP!!!!

Wednesday, February 22nd

We took a “day off” from research because Mrs. Acton had to attend a meeting in the second half of the day. See sub plans below.

  • Complete root review sheet (all assignments): RootsReview_SubPlans
  • Complete research reflection: On an index card, record the following–1) your person’s name     2) 2 personality/character traits that make your person remarkable or “the best of us”   3) 3 facts that you have learned from your research that support those traits
  • Homework: BY THURSDAY, finish finding all 3 sources, and annotate at least 2 of your 3 sources. To annotate, read each source document carefully. Using the highlighter tool in Google docs, highlight important and relevant facts about your person. Think of facts from his/her life that are revealing about your person’s character and personality–What makes this person the “best of us”? Then, using the commenting tool in Google docs, write a comment beside each piece that you have highlighted. In this comment, explain why you think it is important, what it reveals about your person, and how it proves your person is the “best of us.”

Thursday, February 23rd

  • Today, we finished annotating our 3 sources. To annotate, read each source document carefully. Using the highlighter tool in Google docs, highlight important and relevant facts about your person. Think of facts from his/her life that are revealing about your person’s character and personality–What makes this person the “best of us”? Then, using the commenting tool in Google docs, write a comment beside each piece that you have highlighted. In this comment, explain why you think it is important, what it reveals about your person, and how it proves your person is the “best of us.” Use this question to help you: What personality or character traits does this fact reveal? (courage, strength, bravery, integrity, determination, loyalty, serving others, etc.)
  • Then, we began outlines. You will find your outline template with directions on it in your research folder in Google Classroom. Also, in Google Classroom, I posted a teacher example outline. I would keep that teacher example up on your screen as you work on your own outline.
  • Homework: Outlines are due Monday. If you are behind in the research process, do your best to catch up now, so you can progress with the class. Feel free to come see me in the morning if you want to use a Chromebook or need some individual help.

Friday, February 24th

  • Today, we worked on outlines for the whole class period. Remember, the template and teacher sample are on Google Classroom.
  • THINK:
    • First Paragraph: WHO YOUR PERSON IS/WAS (childhood, background, family, education, historical context, life)
    • Second Paragraph: WHO YOUR PERSON TRIED TO BE (actions, influence, works, speeches, beliefs, contributions)
  • I also checked each student’s 3 sources (completion of source docs, 3 MLA citations, and 1 comment with character trait) for a 20 pt. silver grade.
  • Homework: Completed outlines are due Monday.

February 13-17, 2017

Monday, February 13th

  • Introduce Week 6 Roots:
    • re-: again   Ex. replay
    • pre-: before  Ex. predict
    • fore: before  Ex.  foreshadowing
    • ject: throw   Ex. eject
  • Go over rubric for paper: Poetry Essay Rubric 2017 (1)
  • Go over final draft requirements: skipped lines, blue/black ink only, MLA heading
  • Write final draft.
  • Homework: Final drafts are due tomorrow when you walk in the door. We will also take the interim assessment for English tomorrow. Roots quiz coming up this Friday.

Tuesday, February 14th

  • Review roots.
  • Turn in poetry papers. This is a 40 point gold grade. If you were absent today, you will need to turn it in tomorrow morning.
  • Join Google Classroom. If you were absent today, you will need to join tomorrow. Mrs. Hutchings will have a copy of all of my codes.
  • Take the English interim assessment.
  • Begin pre-researching people for our research project. Select 5-6 people off of the list below, do a basic Google search to find out who they are/were, what they are known for, and what causes they supported or what impact they have had on others. In your writer’s notebook, write down 1-3 names of people off of the list that interested you and why.
  • LINK TO RESEARCH OPTIONS: People for “The Best of Us” Research Paper 2017
  • Homework: Tomorrow, you will meet in the Media Center with Mrs. Howton and Mrs. Hutchings to learn about finding credible sources. Go straight to the Media Center.

Wednesday, February 15th

  • Meet in the media center to participate in a lesson with Mrs. Howton and Mrs. Hutchings about finding credible sources. I will post information you will need as soon as I get it from Mrs. Howton.
  • Information from Mrs. Howton: Hutchings and Acton Research **Use this information to learn about how to find the best sources for your paper.
  • Homework: Roots quiz coming up Friday. Pick a person to research by tomorrow. List of Options: People for “The Best of Us” Research Paper 2017

Thursday, February 16th

  • Review roots for tomorrow’s quiz.
  • We picked research topics, listing a first and second choice. *If you were absent, you will need to make a selection tomorrow.
  • Participate in pre-research lesson about Sojourner Truth.
  • Homework: Study for your roots quiz tomorrow! We begin finding sources tomorrow.

Friday, February 17th

  • Take roots quiz. *If you were absent today, plan on taking it Tuesday.
  • Go over research assignment. See your Research Folder in Google Classroom for all documents that you need.
  • Begin finding sources. *If you were absent, fill out at least one source document in your research folder. These documents are labeled Source #1, Source #2, and Source #3.
  • Reminders:
    • You will have 3 sources total. 1 source must be from AVL.
    • You will fill out a source doc (in your research folder) for each source
    • It is fine to use bio.com and history.com
    • Other domains to look for are .edu, .gov, and .org
    • Don’t use Wikipedia articles
    • Avoid blogs and biased sites
  • Homework: None unless you need to catch up with research. We will finish up finding sources on Tuesday.

February 6-10, 2017

Monday, February 6th

  • Introduce Week 5 Roots:
    • de: reversal, removal      Ex. desensitize
    • geo: earth      Ex. geographer
    • graph: write, draw     Ex. photograph
  • Go over last week’s poetry test results. If you need to make this test, you need to do so by Wednesday. 
  • Respond in your writer’s notebook to this prompt: Tell me about a time when you felt misunderstood, ignored, or even invisible. What happened? What did you do in response?
  • To prepare for an upcoming writing assignment, we are going to work through one final poem together. We are focusing on the poem’s literal and figurative meaning. We did not have time to finish notes, so I will post them tomorrow.
  • Homework: Be thinking of which poem you want to write about for your next writing assignment. You may choose any poem (except “Not Waving But Drowning” that we have discussed in class formally or informally. 

Tuesday, February 7th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Go back to the poem from yesterday. Today, we are focusing on the poem’s figurative meaning. Here are the completed notes: SCAN0016
  • Look at these memes about social media culture: Social Media Memes Respond to this journal prompt in your writer’s notebook: How does what we have talked about today connect to our social media culture?
  • Choose a poem from the provided list for your writing assignment. Options: choices for poetry essay. Then, explicate the poem by responding to the following prompts:
    • Write the title and poet of the poem that you have chosen.
    • Identify and explain what thematic idea you think is explored in the poem.
    • Identify a strong image that is present in the poem.
    • Identify the poetry type, and list one accurate reason for why you know it is that type.
    • Journal: What is this poem about literally? What do you think this poem is about figuratively?
    • List any poetry terms that you see present in the poem: imagery, alliteration, assonance, simile, metaphor, refrain, free verse
  • Homework: Be planning for your paper!

Wednesday, February 8th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Options for poem paper: choices for poetry essay
  • Review your chosen poem from yesterday. Continue to work on your explication:
    • Write the title and poet of the poem that you have chosen.
    • Identify and explain what thematic idea you think is explored in the poem.
    • Identify a strong image that is present in the poem.
    • Identify the poetry type, and list one accurate reason for why you know it is that type.
    • Journal: What is this poem about literally? What do you think this poem is about figuratively?
    • List any poetry terms that you see present in the poem: imagery, alliteration, assonance, simile, metaphor, refrain, free verse
  • Dissect a teacher example paper. Here is a color-coded version of the paper: NWBDSamplePaper
  • Draft a human condition statement. Turn in for a silver grade. Leading Questions to Help: LeadingQuestions
  • Homework: None

Thursday, February 9th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Options for poem paper: choices for poetry essay
  • Sample paper: NWBDSamplePaper
  • Today, we revised human condition statements after getting individual feedback.
  • We then picked our 2 pieces of evidence and drafted our explanations of each piece of evidence. See teacher sample: SCAN0017
  • Homework: Finish filling in evidence and explanations if you did not finish in class. See teacher sample: SCAN0017

Friday, February 10th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Options for poem paper:  choices for poetry essay
  • Sample paper: NWBDSamplePaper
  • I checked that everyone completed explanations for a bronze grade. *If you were absent, make sure I check off yours on Monday.
  • We wrote first drafts today.
  • Homework: Finish your first draft if needed. It should be completely done by Monday beginning of class. Final drafts are due Tuesday.

Poetry Session Links

“The Real Story Behind Nursery Rhymes”

Use the following links to help you research your information. If you need to do a basic Google search to find a copy of the poems, that’s fine.

Link One: http://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Nursery-Rhymes/

Link Two: http://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/more-nursery-rhymes/

Link Three: http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150610-the-dark-side-of-nursery-rhymes

“Messing with Words”

“Jabberwocky” Audio

“Staff Picks”

1.)  “A Coat” by William Butler Yeats

2.) “Mother to Son” by Langston Hughes

3.)  “Alone” by Edgar Allan Poe

4.)  “Having a Coke with You” by Frank O’Hara

5.)  “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” by Maya Angelou

6.) “Dreams” by Langston Hughes

7.) Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

“Art and Poetry”

“Landscape with the Fall of Icarus” by artist Peter Bruegel

January 30-February 3rd

Monday, January 30th

  • Introduce Week 4 roots:
    • dis-: not, opposite of; disagree
    • dict: speak, tell; indicate
    • duct: lead; conductor
    • duce: lead; produce
    • Your next roots quiz is this Friday on weeks 1-4!
  • Finish narrative poetry notes (epic and ballad): Epic Samples     SCAN0015
  • Review poetry terms. Here are the direction sheets from today: DirectionSheetsforGoogleSlides
  • Homework: 
    • Poetry Quiz is Wednesday.
    • Pink and Blue course forms are due Wednesday.
    • Roots quiz 1-4 is Friday.

Tuesday, January 31st

Wednesday, February 1st–HS Counselors Back to Collect Blue and Pink Forms

  • Take poetry quiz. *If you were absent, you may take it on Monday.
  • Turn in blue forms to the high school counselors.
  • Sign up for poetry sessions, and set up poetry response sheets.
  • Homework: Roots quiz 1-4 is Friday. Remember, I will be out Thursday and Friday.

Thursday, February 2ndMrs. Acton Out on Personal Leave

Friday, February 3rdMrs. Acton Out on Personal Leave

 

ELA Week of 1/23-27

Monday, January 23rd

  • Introduce Week 3 Roots:
    • il; not, opposite of; illogical
    • ir; not, opposite of; irresponsible
    • cept; take; accept
  • Go over roots quizzes and verbals tests from last week.
    • If you made a 44 or below on the verbals test, you may retake it.
    • You have until THIS FRIDAY to retake.
    • If you still have not made up the verbals test due to an absence, you have until this Wednesday to take it.
  • Set up poetry notes (5 sheets of loose leaf paper stapled together).
    • Title the first page “Limericks.”
    • Take notes on example poems. *If you were absent, you will need to glue in the poems from today. Here are the notes we wrote: SCAN0012
    • Begin homework.
  • Homework:
    • Write one limerick by Wednesday. Follow the rhyme scheme (aabba) and syllable structure (9,9,5,5,9) that we discussed in class. It’s perfectly fine to manipulate words to make them work just as our example poems did. Your content may be silly but not offensive.
    • High school registration tomorrow in ELA class–don’t be absent!
    • Next roots quiz is next Friday, 2/3.
    • Poetry quiz is next Wednesday, 2/1.

Tuesday, January 24th

High School Registration Day

Homework: Write one limerick by Wednesday. Follow the rhyme scheme (aabba) and syllable structure (9,9,5,5,9) that we discussed in class. It’s perfectly fine to manipulate words to make them work just as our example poems did. Your content may be silly but not offensive.

Wednesday, January 25th

  • Review all roots.
  • Edit and revise limericks: Students will make sure sure poems had the correct rhyme scheme, syllable structure, and content. *Turn in for a silver grade.
  • Take notes on haiku poetry. *If you were absent, you will need to glue in the poems from today. Here are the notes we wrote: SCAN0013
  • Begin homework.
  • Homework: 
    • Write one haiku. The requirements are 3 lines, 5/7/5 syllable structure, and large scale to small scale imagery. Due tomorrow.
    • Next roots quiz is next Friday, 2/3.
    • Poetry quiz is next Wednesday, 2/1.
    • Verbals test retakes are due this Friday.
    • Blue and pink course selection forms are due 2/1.

Thursday, January 26th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Turn in haikus. *Turn in for a silver grade.
  • Begin notes on sonnets and lyrics. *If you were absent today, I will have the completed notes posted tomorrow. We did not finish today.
  • Homework: 
    • Next roots quiz is next Friday, 2/3.
    • Poetry quiz is next Wednesday, 2/1.
    • Verbals test retakes are due this Friday.
    • Blue and pink course selection forms are due 2/1.

Friday, January 27th

  • Review this week’s roots.
  • Take a pop quiz on poetry notes. *If you were absent today, you will take it during Sacred Reading Time on Monday. It is a 10 point bronze grade.
  • Finish poetry notes on sonnets and lyrics from yesterday. See attachment: SCAN0014
  • Take notes on narrative poetry. *If you were absent today, we only took about half of the notes. I will post the completed notes on Monday.
  • Homework: 
    • Next roots quiz is next Friday, 2/3.
    • Poetry quiz is next Wednesday, 2/1.
    • Blue and pink course selection forms are due 2/1.