English II

November 16-20

"As we express our gratitude we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them" -John F. Kennedy

One week until Thanksgiving Break! Have you turned everything in?


Vocabulary Unit 5 Test is on Friday. Make sure you use your resources and study!

Monday, November 16

Essential Question: How does an author develop a claim throughout a speech or historical text?


Do Now: Vocabulary Unit 5 practice


"Speech at the March on Washington"

Chart the text as you read: Number each paragraph. In the left column, summarize what the author is saying. In the right column, explain what the author is doing.

Tuesday, November 17

Essential Question: How does an author develop a claim throughout a speech or historical text?


Do Now: Grammar Mini-lesson


Short response on "Speech at the March on Washington"

Wednesday, November 18

Essential Question: How does the structure of a plot develop a theme or idea?


Do Now: Vocabulary Practice


Mini-Lesson: Plot


"Bile"