English II Honors

September 7-11

I hope you all had a great three-day weekend!

This week make sure you have your ID Badge every day - your first period teacher will be checking.


Be sure to nominate by Tuesday for Teacher/SRP of the Month :)


We have a vocabulary test THIS FRIDAY!

"The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present, and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future." -Audrey Hepburn

Monday, September 7 - LABOR DAY

NO SCHOOL!

Tuesday, September 8

Essential Question: How will we use scales in our classroom?


Do Now:
Vocabulary Sentences


Learn how to use the classroom scale and begin progress monitoring:



Begin Writing Baseline

Wednesday, September 9

Essential Question: How effective are my writing skills?

Do Now: Vocabulary Practice


Continue and complete writing baseline.

Thursday, September 10

Essential Question: How do poetic elements affect my understanding of a poem?

Do Now: Vocabulary Practice


"Today" by Billy Collins - Identify Poetic Elements and consider how they help to develop the poem.


"Introduction to Poetry" by Billy Collins - Identify Poetic Elements and consider how they help to develop the poem.


Reflection Post on Poetry

Friday, September 11

Essential Question: How do poetic elements effect my understanding of a poem?

Do Now: Five minutes to prepare for your vocabulary test!


Vocabulary Test Unit 1


Log on to my.hrw.com - when you submit your test, get your log-in information from Ms. Baer


Begin homework which is due on Monday:


Read "The Trouble with Poetry" using the online textbook. Annotate the text, specifically looking for poetic elements and sound devices. Complete the Google Document with your assigned partner to compare interpretations of the poem. You must have your piece done by Sunday at 1 pm!


Reflect on this activity using the Canvas discussion board.