English II and English II Honors

August 31-September 4

Are we ready for week two?

Let's make it another great week!

"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

Periods 2-3

Period 1 - Be prepared to share your "Stranger in the Photo"

Tuesday, September 1


Essential Question: How well can I comprehend and analyze text?

Do Now:

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?

Do Now:

Period 1Choose 5 vocabulary words and create sentences including context clues.

Periods 2-3 Vocabulary Practice and create sentences including context clues.

Quote Reflection:

Period 1

Period 2 and 3

“The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.”
― Bob Marley

Begin -

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

Please complete all of this weeks work and have it turned into CANVAS.

Go back and finish the poetry notes from last Friday if you didn't already. They are due by Sunday at noon.