Period 2 English 1

Semester 1 2021-22

Monday, December 13

Bell Work: No Bell Work this week


Objective:


Tasks:

  • Exam
  • Plot Map Review

Friday. December10

Bell Work: If you were given 100 dollars to spend on anyone in this school. What would you buy and who would you buy it for? Why? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Exam Review EXAM on MONDAY!
  • Pre-AP Learning Checkpoint
  • "O Captain, My Captain"

Wednesday, December 8

Bell Work: Do you think it is better to be a kid or an adult at Christmastime? Tell why you think so. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Exam Review EXAM on MONDAY!
  • Pre-AP Learning Checkpoint
  • "O Captain, My Captain"

Friday, December 3

Bell Work: Are you wishing for a gift this year? What is it and how likely are you to receive it? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • "The Fight"
  • Literary Analysis Constructed Response in Writable
  • TPCASTT "Fifteen"

Wednesday, December 1

Bell Work: What's the best gift you've ever received? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • "The Fight"
  • First Read
  • Gathering Text Evidence
  • Literary Analysis Constructed Response
  • TPCASTT "Fifteen"

Monday, November 29

Bell Work: What's the best gift you've ever given someone? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Intro to TPCAST
  • "We real Cool" TPCAST
  • "Travelling Through the Dark" TPCAST
  • Parody Poems: "This is just to Say"

Wednesday, November 24

Bell Work: Would you rather have to cook the entire Thanksgiving meal or clean up after the entire Thanksgiving meal? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:


  • Black Out Poetry

Monday, November 22

Bell Work: If you were in charge of Thanksgiving this year, what would it look like? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:


  • Complete Found Poem
  • Complete the Pre-AP 2.2 D paragraph from "Lottery" reading
  • Left Handed Ness Close Reading Activity

Friday, November 19

Bell Work: Would you rather have thanksgiving with a large group of friends and family or a small group of just your immediate family? Why? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Lottery: Art of Poetry Revision
  • Black Out Poetry
  • TPCAST: How to read a poem
  • We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

Wednesday, November 17

Bell Work: Which holiday has the best food?(Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Lottery: Art of Poetry Revision
  • Ransom Note Poetry
  • Black Out Poetry
  • TPCAST: How to read a poem
  • We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

Monday, November 15

Bell Work: Do you learn better from your own mistakes or the mistakes of other people? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Pivotal Words and Phrases


Tasks:

  • Poetry VS Prose Notes
  • Found Poem: Predator
  • Constructing a found poem
  • Lottery: Art of Poetry Revision
  • Ransom Note Poetry
  • Black Out Poetry

Wednesday, November 10

Bell Work: Is it better to fit in or stand out? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understand the Function of Narrative Perspective


Tasks:

  • Learning Checkpoint 2
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Star Dash Dot
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Plot Map
  • Performance Task: Tobias Wolf

Monday, November 8

Bell Work: What's your favorite memory of snow? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understand the Function of Narrative Perspective


Tasks:

  • Learning Checkpoint 2
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Star Dash Dot
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Plot Map

Friday, November 5

Bell Work: Do you consider yourself a sarcastic person? Who is the most sarcastic person you know? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understand the Function of Narrative Perspective


Tasks:

  • Irony and Plot Test!
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Star Dash Dot

Wednesday, November 3

Bell Work: Free Write (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understand the Function of Narrative Perspective


Tasks:

  • Irony and Plot test Friday
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Pre-AP Lesson 1.11
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Theme and Motif
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Symbol and Quotes
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Star Dash Dot

Monday, November 1

Bell Work: How were your days off? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Understand the Function of Narrative Perspective


Tasks:

  • Irony and Plot test Friday
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Vocabulary Sort
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" Perspective analysis
  • Pre-AP Lesson 1.11

Wednesday, October 27

Bell Work: Trick or treating, is it happening this year? What do you hope your Halloween night is like? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Exploring Literary Devices in Gothic Fiction


Tasks:

  • Irony Kahoot

Monday, October 25

Bell Work: Best costume ever? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Literary Devices in Gothic Fiction


Tasks:

  • "The Raven" Vocabulary
  • "The Raven" First Read
  • "The Raven" Discussion Questions
  • Irony Practice

Friday, October 22

Bell Work: New seating charts are coming November 1. What are your preferences for where you'd like to sit and who you work best near. I'll consider your input but make no promises. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understanding Irony (not the opposite of wrinkly)


Tasks:

  • Irony Practice
  • "The Raven" Vocabulary

Wednesday, October 20

Bell Work: Do you have any phobias? Do you know anyone who does? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Understanding Irony (not the opposite of wrinkly)


Tasks:

  • Irony Practice
  • "The Cask of Amontillado" Reading Guide

Monday, October 18

Bell Work: What's scarier, people or monsters? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Irony (not the opposite of wrinkly)


Tasks:

  • Irony Notes
  • Irony examples
  • Irony Practice
  • Poe Mini Bio
  • "The Cask of Amontillado" Vocab
  • "The Cask of Amontillado" Annotated First Read
  • "The Cask of Amontillado" Reading Guide

Friday, October 15

Bell Work: Do you like scary movies, books, activities? why or why not? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • "Lamb to the Slaughter" Corrective paragraph
  • Plot Map

Wednesday, October 13

Bell Work: What's the most scared you've ever been? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • "Lamb to the Slaughter" First Read and Annotation
  • Second Read and Sentence Stems
  • Plot Map

Monday, October 11

Bell Work: What do most good scary stories have? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Learning Cycle 1 in Pre-AP
  • Complete Practice with Pixar Shorts
  • SSR in PRB for characterization
  • Lamb to the Slaughter

Friday, October 8

Bell Work: Who is the most memorable character in a book you have read? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Test
  • Complete? Practice with Pixar Shorts

Wednesday, October 6

Bell Work: Who would you put in your novel? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Test Friday
  • "Red Fox Fur Coat" Lesson 1.6
  • Practice Plot with Pixar Shorts

Monday, October 4

Bell Work: Who's the best story teller in your family? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • "What Happened During the Ice Storm" reading for details
  • Notes on Plot Mountain
  • Fairy Tale Plot Diagrams
  • Practice with Pixar Shorts

Wednesday, September 29

Bell Work: If you got to plan a day in Anchorage, what would you do? Where would you go? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Drafting body paragraphs
  • Notes on Conclusions
  • Draft conclusions
  • Final Draft/Edit

Monday, September 27

Bell Work: Describe your favorite item of clothing. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Introduction Notes
  • Write your introductions
  • Notes on transitions
  • Drafting body paragraphs
  • Notes on Conclusions
  • Draft conclusions
  • Lesson 1.5 What Happened During the Ice Storm

Friday, September 24

Bell Work: Describe your the most beautiful thing you remember seeing. (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.) Hand this in please!


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Essay Bubble Map
  • Essay Outline
  • Introduction Notes
  • Write your introductions

Wednesday, September 22

Bell Work: Describe someone who is special to you. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Close Reading for Details and Exploring Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Pre AP Lesson 1.4 Dependent and Independent Clauses
  • Assess and Reflect Learning Cycle 1
  • Favorite Season Final Draft
  • Notes on Paragraph VS Essay
  • Bubble Mapping
  • Outlining

Monday, September 20

Bell Work: Which season would like to have more of? Why? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Close Reading for Details and Exploring Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Pre AP Lesson 1.3 "First Day" Annotation and Analysis
  • Dream Room Paragraph Final Draft
  • Favorite Season *-. Outline
  • Favorite Season Paragraph Final Draft
  • Highlighting Practice
  • Notes on Paragraph VS Essay

Friday, September 17

Bell Work: Describe your dream room. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)



Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Notes on Stoplight Method
  • Highlighting Practice
  • Notes on Star Dash Dot Paragraphs
  • Star Dash Dot Dream Room

Wednesday, September 15

Bell Work: Describe your favorite food? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Observation


Tasks:

  • Pre-AP Classroom: Print the thing?
  • Unit 1 Lesson 1.2: "Bread"
  • Notes on TAPF
  • Prompt Busters

Monday, September 13

Bell Work: Describe your room? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Observation


Tasks:

  • Pre-AP Classroom
  • Unit 1 Lesson 1.1
  • Notes on the Writing Process
  • Prompt Busters

Friday, September 10

Bell Work: What's the best thing about the internet? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Summary as a Reading Strategy


Tasks:

  • Summary Practice W/ Ted Talk

Wednesday, September 8

Bell Work: Best thing to binge watch? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Summary as a Reading Strategy


Tasks:

  • Notes on Summary
  • IVF Summary Statements
  • Summary Practice W/Piper and PRB

Friday, September 3

Bell Work: 3 Day weekend plans? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Using annotation as a reading strategy


Tasks:

  • "Homeless" Analysis Questions 10-12

Wednesday, September 1

Bell Work: What is the best thing about where you live? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Using annotation as a reading strategy


Tasks:

  • Annotation with song lyrics: "Stressed Out" and then your choice of song
  • "Homeless" First Read
  • "Homeless" Analysis Questions 1-9

Monday, August 30

Bell Work: ? What foreign language would you study if you could? Why? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Using annotation as a reading strategy


Tasks:

  • Team Puzzle
  • Context Clues Notes
  • Annotation with song lyrics: "Like Fire", "Stressed Out", your choice
  • "Homeless" First Read

Friday, August 27

Bell Work: ? Describe the best fair food. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences.) Turn this in please!


Objective: Using annotation as a reading strategy


Tasks:

  • "Oranges" Guided Annotation
  • Annotation with song lyrics

Wednesday, August 25

Bell Work: ? Describe the best dog you've even known. (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences.)


Objective: Using annotation as a reading strategy


Tasks:

  • Book Check
  • Hand in Poem of Self
  • Notes Making Connections as Reading Strategy
  • Practice Making Connections with PRB
  • Notes on Annotation
  • "Oranges" Guided Annotation

Monday, August 23

Welcome!


Bell Work: What was the song of summer, the one that was on the radio all the time, or the one you listened to whenever you got the chance? (Answer this question in 7 or more complete and interesting sentences.)


Objective: Setting a purpose as a reading strategy.


Tasks:

  • What Do Good Readers Do? Notes on Setting a Purpose
  • The House
  • How to Choose a Book
  • Set a Purpose and Read for 20
  • Complete Poem of Self
  • Hand in syllabus (due Monday)

Friday, August 20

Welcome!


Bell Work: On a piece of notebook paper please write a paragraph that describes your favorite place. I would like at least 8 sentences that see your very best spelling, punctuation, and grammar.


Objective: Get to know the classroom and each other.


Tasks:


  • Good Things
  • Hand in syllabus (due Monday)
  • Work on Poem of Self final Draft (due Monday)

Wednesday, August 18

Welcome! For today, choose a seat that works for you. Black chairs stay at the front tables please.


Bell Work: Please grab a note card from the front table. Put your full name on the top line then answer these questions on separate lines:

1. How many siblings do you have?

2. What is your favorite food?

3. What are your favorite things to do?

4. What is your favorite color?

5. What is one cool thing you did this summer?

6. What is your hidden talent?


Objective: Get to know the classroom and each other.


Tasks:


  • Meet Mrs Johnson
  • Stand Up Sit Down
  • Syllabus and Expectations
  • Room Tour
  • Lines and Blobs
  • Poem of Self