PreAP English I

Lisa Pogue, Royse City High School

Agenda, Week of January 4, 2016

Homework due Wednesday , 1/6 - Romeo & Juliet Exam Review


Homework due Friday , 1/8- Chapter 2 of Sometimes You Learn, Sometimes You Win for Teens, read, annotate, and do journal entries. Assignment is detailed in this document


Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn for Teens Homework


Monday, 1/4 - Clean Out google classroom; assign Romeo & Juliet Exam Review

Tuesday, 1/5 - Unit 2b Test Redo & Corrections

Wednesday, 1/6 - Romeo & Juliet Video Projects Due; Romeo & Juliet Exam; the Pre-AP exam will be in the form of a Socratic Seminar. You will be expected to come prepared with three thought provoking questions and be expected to contribute to the group discussion three times. A grading rubric will be posted in the google classroom so you know what to expect.

Thursday, 1/7 - Catch Up Day for Missing Work and Romeo & Juliet Exam Redos

Friday, 1/8 - Informative Text Current Events; Assign Semester Exam Review


IMPORTANT: All missing assignments and test redos must be completed by Friday, 1/6.

Parent Information

Students worked on a project before Christmas break that counts as a test grade. The project is due Wednesday, January 6. For your information, I have attached the project links below:


Romeo & Juliet Project Description

Romeo & Juliet Project Grading Rubric


I am also offering an extra credit assignment for students who need some extra help this semester/six weeks. The assignment is to watch the movie It's a Wonderful Life and write a one page movie review of the classic film. Students will need to look at sites such as Rotten Tomatoes to get an idea of how to write a movie review. This assignment can replace the lowest test grade or the student's two lowest daily work grades. This assignment must be turned in by January 8th.


Semester Exams will be on January 13th and 14th. Students do not have school on January 15th.


As always, feel free to email me if you have any questions.

Tutoring This Week

Tuesday - 8:00 am (in my classroom)

Tuesday - 3:40 - 5:00

Thursday - 8 am (in the cafeteria)

Thursday - 4-6 - Academic Support in the Library

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