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Course Description: This course has one period which uses computer-based instruction to improve weak reading and writing skills and one period which focuses on tenth grade skills:

  • Tenth grade or higher reading comprehension including word part analysis

  • Six trait writing: coherence, ideas and content development, word choice, conventions, voice, and organization 

  • Literary analysis of all genres (short story, novel, poetry and drama) with the emphasis on exposing students to perspectives that differ from their own culture, ultimately leading them to a deeper understanding of other cultures and the works that represent them

  • Effective group/individual formal and informal presentations

Unit 1 - Oral Presentations, Figurative Language, and Grammar Basics

Essential Question = How does discourse allow human achievement?

Units

 

Learning Targets

 

Assignments

Homework, Help, and Extra Credit

1.1

Speech

  1. Explain and use
    figures of
    speech

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes
     

  1. Course Introduction, Syllabus

  2. SAT Figures of Speech Notes

  3. Small Groups Create Original Examples for Figures of Speech

 

 

YOU MUST MAKE UP ALL WORK RESULTING FROM EXCUSED OR UNEXCUSED ABSENCES!

1.2

  1. Explain and use
    figures of
    speech

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Small Groups Create More Original Examples for Figures of Speech

  2.  "Leiningen versus the Ants" Vocabulary and Questions

  3.  "Leiningen versus the Ants"

 

 

1.3

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Grammar Diagnostic
  2. Complete "Leiningen versus the Ants"

 

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1.4

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Small Groups Complete Original Examples for Figures of Speech

  2. Small Groups Present Original Examples for Figures of Speech

 

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1.5

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Groups Continue Presentations

  2. Pages 1058 -1060 The Language of Literature

 

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1.6

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Grammar Review Video and Simple Sentences Video Notes

  2. Compass Learning - English 2

 

 

1.7

 

  1. Apply literary terminology

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Pages 19, 23 The Language of Literature (Vocabulary Sentences)

 

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1.8

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literary terminology

  1. Spelling/Vocab. Study & Test 1

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Weds.

8/26

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Pages 19-29 and "How to Capitalize Titles in MLA Style"

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts (Strategies and Test Simulations)

 

 

Thurs.

8/27

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Review Folder Notes

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts (10.1.b Post Test)

 

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Fri.

8/28

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Brainstorm Demonstration Speech Topics and Begin Outline

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts (Strategies and Test Simulations)

 

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Mon.

8/31

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Literary Terms, Grammar, and Vocabulary 1 Test

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts (Strategies and Test Simulations)

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Tues.

9/1

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete Speech Outline

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts

 

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Weds.

9/2

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Write Speech - Rubric

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts

 

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Thurs.

9/3

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Revise Speech - Rubric

  2. Compass Learning - English 2

 

 

Tues.

9/8

 

  1. Use word recognition skills to determine meaning of context)
  1. Word Parts

  2. Compass Learning - English 2 or Complete Speech Revisions

 

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Weds.

9/9

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Use word recognition skills to determine meaning of context)

 

  1. Word Parts - Complete story

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts or Complete Speech Revisions

 

 

Thurs.

9/10

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Speech Rehearsal and Timing

  2. Compass Learning - Language Arts

 

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Fri.

9/11

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Present and Grade Speeches

  2. Help with Compass Learning - "The Bet" story, plot structure, and theme questions

 

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Mon.

9/14

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. "Two Kinds" Plot Analysis

  2. Help with Compass Learning - "The Bet" story, plot structure, and theme questions

 

Tues.

9/15

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. "Two Kinds" Questions 2-6 (5 = Extra Credit)

  2. Compass Learning - Lang. Arts or Letter to Principal (Open Campus)

 

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Weds.

9/16

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Writers Inc - 298-302

  2. Compass Learning - Lang. Arts or Letter to Principal (Open Campus)

 

Thurs.

9/17

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Counselors' Presentation

  2. Language of Lit. - 1058-1060 and Conjunctions PDF

  3. Compass Learning - Lang. Arts or Letter to Principal (Open Campus)

 

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Fri.

9/18

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

 

  1. Language of Lit. - 1061-1064

  2. Compass Learning - "A Horseman in the Sky" and Letter to Principal (Open Campus)

 

Mon.

9/21

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. "A Horseman in the Sky" Chapter 1 Acting

  2. Compass Learning - "A Horseman in the Sky"

 
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Tues.

9/22

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Simple and Compound Sentences Video

  2. Compass Learning - Complete "A Horseman in the Sky" and Begin "Brooklyn Grandmother" (Lang. Arts folder)

 

Weds.

9/23

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. "A Horseman in the Sky" Acting

  2. "Brooklyn Grandmother" (Lang. Arts folder)

 

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Thurs.

9/24

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Types of Sentences

  2. "Brooklyn Grandmother" (Lang. Arts folder)

 
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Fri.

9/25

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Career Choices

  2. Types of Sentences and Phrases

  3. "Brooklyn Grandmother" (Lang. Arts folder)

 

 

Mon.

9/28

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

 

  1. Pages 184-185, 278-281 The Basics of Speech

  2. Brainstorming List

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Tues.

9/29

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Pages 99, 103 The Basics of Speech Workbook

  2. MAP

 

 

Weds.

9/30

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Writing the Persuasive Speech

  2. Persuasive Speech PowerPoint

  3. Choosing a Topic

  4. MAP

 

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Thurs.

10/1

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Deliver Sample Speech

  2. MAP and/or Print Speech Sources

 

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Fri.

10/2

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Use Sources to Write Intro.

 

 

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Mon.

10/5

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Write Need Step of Persuasive Speech

 

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Tues.

10/6

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete Need Step

  2. Compass Learning - MAP Improvement

 

 

Weds.

10/7

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete Satisfaction and Visualization Steps

  2. Compass Learning - MAP Improvement

 

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Thurs.

10/8

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete Speech Writing

  2. Begin Word Processing

 

 

Mon.

10/12

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. MLA Citations Notes and Sample Works Cited Page

  2. Continue Word Processing

 

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Tues.

10/13

 

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Paragraph Analysis of Pirateer Article's Persuasive Steps

  2. Continue Word Processing

 

 

Weds.

10/14

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete Paragraph Analysis of Pirateer Article's Persuasive Steps

  2. Continue Word Processing, Including Citations and Works Cited

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Thurs.

10/15

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Night Outline

  2. Complete Word Processing, Including Citations and Works Cited/Compass Learning (MAP)

 

Fri.

10/16

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

Night

  1. Background Information
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Chapter 1 - Levels of Characterization Table
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Mon.

10/19

 

 
  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.
  1. Definition of Beadle
  2. Sparknotes for Night
  3. Scapegoating
  4. Continue Chapter 1 with Types of Characterization Table
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Tues.

10/20

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Continue Chapter 1 Types of Characterization Table
  2. Complete Word Processing, Including Citations and Works Cited/Compass Learning (MAP)
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Weds.

10/21

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Continue Chapter 1 Types of Characterization Table
  2. Compass Learning (MAP)

 

 

Thurs.

10/22 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. The Ghettos Lesson
  2. Video Testimony
  3. The Bridge Picture and Other Support Materials
  4. Complete Word Processing, Including Citations and Works Cited/Compass Learning (MAP)
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Fri.

10/23

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes

  1. Night Chapters 1 and 2 Comprehension Questions

  2. Night terms Definitions

 

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Mon.

10/26

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Chapter 3 (Reading and Audio)

  2. Night Timeline

 

 

Tues.

10/27

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a
    variety of
    purposes.

  1. Night Chapters 2 and 3 Vocabulary Practice

  2. Complete Word Processing, Including Citations and Works Cited/Compass Learning (MAP)

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Fri.

10/30

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Chapter 3 Comprehension Questions

  2. Complete Holocaust Timeline and Compass Learning (MAP)

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Mon.

11/2

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Night 3 Paragraph

  2. Complete Speech Typing and Compass Learning (MAP)

 

Tues.

11/3

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Chapters 1-4 Vocabulary Practice

  2. Complete Speech Typing and Compass Learning (MAP)

 

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Weds.

11/4

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Chapter 4 Questions

 

 

Thurs.

11/5

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Plan Practice

  2. World of Work Notes

 

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Fri.

11/6

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Chapters 1-4 Vocabulary Crossword

  2. Complete Speech Typing and Compass Learning (MAP 200s folder)

 

 

Mon.

11/9

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Chapters 1-4 Spelling and Vocabulary Tests

  2. Complete Speech Typing and Compass Learning (MAP 200s folder)

 

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Tues.

11/10

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Grammar Practice

  2. Contrast Paragraph Venn

  3. Complete Speech Typing and Compass Learning (MAP 200s folder)

 

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Weds.

11/11

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. PLAN Review

  2. Holocaust Museum

  3. Buna

  4. Virtual Tour of Auschwitz III/Buna/Monowitz

 

 

Thurs.

11/12

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. PLAN Test

  2. Bernie Madoff

  3. Elie and Bernie

  4. Elie Interview

 

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Fri.

11/13

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Persuasive Speech Note Cards

  2. Persuasive Speech Tips

  3. Questions about Tips

 

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Mon.

11/16

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Persuasive Speech Note Cards

  2. Compass Learning 221+

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Tues.

11/17

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Persuasive Speech Note Cards/Rehearsals

  2. "After the Ball"

 

 

Weds.

11/18

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Persuasive Speeches

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Thurs.

11/19

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Compare/Contrast Essay

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Fri.

11/20

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Compare/Contrast Essay

 

 

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Mon.

11/30

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

 

  1. Night Packet - Section 4, Pp. 47-65

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Tues.

12/1

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. "Kaffir Boy" p. 68

 

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Weds.

12/2

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete "Kaffir Boy" Web and Questions 1 and 2

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Thurs.

12/3

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Begin Section 5 of Night

  2. Compass 221+

 

 

Fri.

12/4

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Complete Section 5 of Night

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Mon.

12/7

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Sections 6-7 of Night

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Tues.

12/8

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

 

  1. Sections 6-7 of Night

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Weds.

12/9

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Study Guide for Final Exam

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Thurs.

12/10

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Make Vocabulary Flash Cards

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Fri.

12/11

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Bingo

  2. PowerPoint for Study Guide

 

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Mon.

12/14

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Night

  2. PowerPoint for Study Guide

 

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Tues.

12/15

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Review for Final

  2. PowerPoint for Study Guide

 

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Wed.

12/16

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Final Exam

  2. Period 5 Compass Learning

 

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Tues.

1/5

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  3. Use technology to enhance and demonstrated understanding of skills in literature analysis and in composition.

  1. Heritage Graph 108-109

  2. Vocabulary Definitions

  3. 1960s Race Riots Pictures, Captions, and Source URLs

 

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Weds.

1/6

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  3. Use technology to enhance reading, writing, and speaking skills.

  1. Complete "Three Women" Table by reading Pp. 111-119

  2. Complete Riots Pictures and Begin Web Site with tektek.org avatar.

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Thurs.

1/7

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Compound Subjects and Predicates versus Compound Sentences

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Fri.

1/8

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Everyday Use" Practice Spelling/Vocabulary Test

  2. Vocabulary Sentences

  3. Real "Everyday Use" Vocabulary Test

  4. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Mon.

1/11

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Blue Winds Dancing" Vocabulary Definitions Pp. 125+

  2. "Blue Winds Dancing" Vocabulary  Sentences

  3. "Blue Winds Dancing" Web Quest

 

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Tues.

1/12

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Blue Winds Dancing"

 

 

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Weds.

1/13

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Blue Winds Dancing" Summary

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Thurs.

1/14

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Tinkertoy Sentence Construction

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Fri.

1/15

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Inferences Video

  2. Page 164

  3. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Tues.

1/19

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Review Summary Writing and "Blue Winds Dancing" Vocabulary

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Weds.

1/20

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Blue Winds Dancing" Vocabulary Test

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Thurs.

1/21

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Metonymy" P. 428, Pp. 452+

  2. Newscast Writing - Crime Summary

 

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Fri.

1/22

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Metonymy" P. 428, Pp. 452+

  2. Newscast Writing - Crime Summary

Homework - Finish Newscast Writing

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Mon.

1/25

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Present Newscasts

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Tues.

1/26

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "By the Waters of Babylon" P. 713

 

 

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Weds.

1/27

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "By the Waters of Babylon" P. 713 First-person Descriptive Paragraphs

  2. Compass 221+

 

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Thurs.

1/28

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. PLAN Results

  2. Pages 902, 904+

 

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Fri.

1/29

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Pages 904+

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Mon.

2/1

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Pages 714+ Oral Interpretation

  2. Compass Learning English 2 - Suspense

 

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Tues.

2/2

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete 714+ Oral Interpretations

  2. Compass Learning English 2 - Suspense

 

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Weds.

2/3

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Monkey's Paw" Modeling

  2. Compass Learning English 2 - Suspense

 

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Thurs.

2/4

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Warriner's 169-172 (Lie v. Lay)

  2. Compass Learning English 2 - Suspense Writing for Part 2 of 'Monkey's Paw"

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Fri.

2/5

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Warriner's 155-158 (Irregular Verbs)

  2. Compass Learning English 2 - Suspense Writing for Part 2 of 'Monkey's Paw"

 

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Mon.

2/8

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "The Witness for the Prosecution" 523-543

 

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Tues.

2/9

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete "The Witness for the Prosecution" 523-543

  2. Illustrate Main Characters

 

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Weds.

2/10

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Diagramming Sentences - Pp. 48-52 (Exercise 18)

  2. Compass Learning 221+

 

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Thurs.

2/11

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Diagramming Sentences - Pp. 53-54 (Exercise 19)

  2. Compass Learning -221 +"

 

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Tues.

2/16

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1.  "The Californian's Tale" Vocabulary
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Weds.

2/17

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1.  "The Californian's Tale "Vocabulary Sentences
  2. Compass - English 2  Setting/"Californian"
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Thurs.

2/18

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1.  "The Californian's Tale "Vocabulary Quiz
  2. Marriage Table and Paragraph
  3. Compass - English 2  Setting/"Californian"
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Fri.

2/19 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. "The Censors" 242-246 (Questions 1-6)
  2. Compass - English 2  Setting/"Californian"
 
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Mon.

2/22

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. W84-86, Exercise 4
  2. "Californian" Assessment

 

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Tues.

2/23

 

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. P. 744-751
  2. "Californian" Assessment

 

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Weds.

2/24

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. P. 752, 1-6 and Vocabulary Sentences
  2. Compass Learning

 

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Thurs.

2/25

 

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Vocabulary Crossword
  2. W108, Exercise 1
  3. "Californian" Assessment/Compass Six Trait Writing

 

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Fri.

2/26

 

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Vocabulary Test
  2. Complete W108, Exercise 1
  3. Compass Six Trait Writing

 

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Mon.

3/1

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Vocabulary Test
  2. Myth Writing Rubric

 

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Tues.

3/2

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Myth Writing
  2. Compass - 6 Traits

 

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Weds.

3/3

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Sample Myth
  2. Myth Typing

 

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Thurs.

3/4

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Another Sample Myth
  2. Myth Typing

 

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Fri.

3/5

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Myth Writing
  2. Myth Typing

 

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Mon.

3/8

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Myth Writing
  2. Myth Typing

 

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Tues.

3/9

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Expository Writing Video
  2. Illustrated Classics Book Talk/Selection

 

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Weds.

3/10

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Compass - Analytical Essay or Illustrated Book Activities

 

 

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Thurs.

3/11

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Pages 1061-1064 Lit. Book - Subject Verb Agreement Exercises
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Fri.

3/12

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Compass - Analytical Essay or Finish Myth

 

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Mon

3/15

 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Pages 1061-1064 Lit. Book - Subject Verb Agreement Exercises
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Tues.

3/16

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. Action Packet - Homophones, Capitalization, Synonyms, Commas, Quotation Marks, Verbs, and Nouns (Page 746+)
  2. Myth Corrections/Compass Analytical Essay

 

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Weds.

3/17

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. Proofreading/Editing Practice - Pages 1064-1069
  2. Myth Corrections/Compass Analytical Essay

 

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Thurs.

3/18

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. Verb Tense and Grammar Review Puzzles
  2. Myth Corrections/Compass Analytical Essay

 

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Fri.

3/19

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. Pages 780+
  2. Grammar Gorillas

 

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Mon.

3/22

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. SAT Vocabulary 1 Practice
  2. Power Proofreading Games - Grade 8 - City Beat News, Memo to Employees, and the rest (in order). Show me your result at the end of each game.

 

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Tues.

3/23

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

  1. SAT Vocabulary 1 Practice
  2. Present Myths/Power Proofreading Games - Grade 8 - City Beat News, Memo to Employees, and the rest (in order). Show me your result at the end of each game.

 

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Thurs.

3/25

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

 

 

  1. SAT Vocabulary 1 Practice/Page 739
  2. Power Proofreading Games - Grade 8 - City Beat News, Memo to Employees, and the rest (in order). Show me your result at the end of each game.
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Mon.

4/5 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. SAT Vocabulary 1 Practice Test 1
  2. Vocabulary Illustrations and URLs
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Tues.

4/6 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. SAT Vocabulary 1 Test 1
  2. "The Meeting" Cause and Effect, p. 514+: What causes arguments to turn into physical violence?

 

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Weds.

4/7 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Page 555 Vocabulary Game
  2. Page 545+

 

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Thurs.

4/8 

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Page 555 Vocabulary Game
  2. Fiction Video Questions

 

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Fri.

4/9

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Page 555 Vocabulary Sentences
  2. P. 1076
  3. Pp. 791-792

 

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Mon.

4/12

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. The House on Mango Street - Introduction
  2. The House on Mango Street--Pre-reading Activity
  3. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Tues.

4/13

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. House on Mango Street - Scene Description
  2. Two Stanza, 10 Line Poem based on 791-792
  3. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Weds.

4/14

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. "Trurl's Machine"
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Thurs.

4/15

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Page 505 and 507 - Parallel Structure and Double Comparisons
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Fri.

4/16

  1. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  2. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  1. Complete and Simple Subjects
  2. Parallel Structure
  3. "Unexpected Universe" - p. 562

 

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Mon.

4/19

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Personal Narrative
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Tues.

4/20

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Page 704 - "Once More to the Lake"
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Weds.

4/21

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Continue Page 704 - "Once More to the Lake"
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Thurs.

4/22

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Page 711 Questions - "Once More to the Lake" (2, 3, 4, 6)
  2. Final Exam Study Guide
  3. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Mon.

4/26

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. "Lalla" - Pages 354-369
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Tues.

4/27

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Continue "Lalla" - Pages 354-369
  2. Compass Learning--House on Mango Street

 

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Weds.

4/27

 

There are no regular classes. ACT occurs in the morning for juniors. Catch-up time for all students with low grades begins at 12:30 p.m.

Thurs

4/29

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Continue "Lalla" - Pages 354-369
  2. Preview Book Brochures

 

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Fri.

4/30

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Individual Reading - Illustrated Classics
  2. Book Brochures

 

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Mon.

5/3

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Registration Meeting
  2. Online Grammar Review

 

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Tues.

5/4

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Illustrated Classic Book Report Form
  2. MAP

 

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Weds.

5/5

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Complete Grammar Review/Illustrated Classic Book Report Form/Brochure
  2. MAP/Brochure

 

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Thurs.

5/6

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Illustrated Classic Book Report Form/Brochure
  2. MAP/Brochure

 

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Fri.

5/7

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Class Play - P. 183+
  2. MAP/Brochure

 

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Mon.

5/10

 

  1. Apply literal, interpretive, and evaluative reading strategies to comprehend a variety of texts.

  2. Write and speak correctly, for a variety of purposes.

  1. Class Play - P. 183+/Study Guide for Final
  2. Brochure

 

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