English II and English II Honors
August 31-September 4
"Nothing will work unless you do." - Maya Angelou
Monday, August 31
Essential Question: How well can I comprehend and analyze a text?
Do Now: Unit 1
Period 1 Vocabulary practice
Period 2-3 Vocabulary Practice
Start the Reading Baseline - the test will drive our lessons for the remainder of the quarter
Period 1 - Be prepared to share your "Stranger in the Photo"
Tuesday, September 1
Essential Question: How well can I comprehend and analyze text?
1st Period - Discussion of the day
2-3 Periods - Discussion of the day
Complete your Baseline Reading.
Make sure your "Stranger in the Photo" writing is complete.
Period 1 - Brainstorming - "Where I'm from" poem
Periods 2-3 - Brainstorming
Start your Vocabulary Diagnostic
Wednesday - Thursday, September 2 & 3
Essential Question: How can I use writing to express who I am?
Period 1Choose 5 vocabulary words and create sentences including context clues.
Periods 2-3 Vocabulary Practice and create sentences including context clues.
“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
― Bob Marley
Period 1 - "Where I'm from" poem
Period 2 and 3 - "Where I'm from" poem
- Byrd example and explanation
- Student brainstorming time
- Poem due Friday by 4
Friday, September 4
Go back and finish the poetry notes from last Friday if you didn't already. They are due by Sunday at noon.