2018 – 2019 Eng III/ Econ Trimester 1 Agenda

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Week 1: September 3 – 7

September 3

  1. Labor Day – no school

September 4

  1. Welcome Freshmen!

September 5

  1. Welcome!
  2. Mrs. Sullivan Quiz
  3. Syllabus
  4. Writing Process
  5. I Am the One Who
  • Homework: Get notebook or composition notebook for this class by MONDAY!

September 6

  1. I Am the One Who
  2. Brainstorm-- traditions
  3. Begin "The Lottery"
  4. I Am the One Who
  • Homework: Get notebook or composition notebook for this class by MONDAY!, syllabus quiz on Tuesday

September 7

  1. Announcements
  2. I Am the One Who
  3. Grammar/ punctuation pre-test
  4. Finish lottery questions
  5. Brainstorm beliefs
  6. Read This I Believe essay #1
  7. I Am the One Who
  • Homework: Get a notebook or composition notebook for this class by MONDAY, syllabus quiz on Tuesday

Week 2: September 10 – 14

September 10

  1. How to set up journal entries
  2. Journal #1: What is the writing process? Explain.
  3. I Am the One Who
  4. Puncuating dialogue
  5. This I Believe essay and active reading
  6. Drafting This I Believe essays
  7. I Am the One Who
  • Homework: Syllabus quiz on Tuesday, punctuating dialogue quiz on Friday

September 11

  1. Journal #2: What was the message in the essay we read yesterday called "America's Beauty Is in Its Diversity"? What caused the writer to feel this way? Explain.
  2. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm on Thursday-- 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  3. I Am the One Who
  4. Practice punctuating dialogue and correct worksheets
  5. Write notecards-- 5 with one paragraph each
  6. Take syllabus quiz HERE
  7. Homework: Completed notecards due tomorrow, punctuating dialogue quiz on Friday

September 12

  1. Journal #3: What paragraph purposes for your This I Believe essay were easiest for you to write about on your notecards? Which ones did you not use? Explain.
  2. Check notecards
  3. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm on Thursday-- 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  4. I Am the One Who
  5. Practice punctuating dialogue
  6. Improve notecards-- add imagery and dialogue
  7. Homework: Revised This I Believe notecards due by the start of class tomorrow, punctuating dialogue quiz on Friday

September 13

  1. Journal #4: What is the difference between revising and editing?
  2. Check revised notecards
  3. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm TONIGHT-- 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  4. I Am the One Who
  5. Practice punctuating dialogue
  6. Type essays
  7. Homework: Typed This I Believe essay due by the start of class tomorrow (make sure to print!), punctuating dialogue quiz on Friday

September 14

  1. Journal #5: What are common errors you make in your writing?
  2. Take out printed essays
  3. Take dialogue quiz HERE
  4. Common proofreading marks
  5. Peer edit
  6. Plan pennant-- your picture, background, quote related to your belief, your name, This I Believe
  7. Homework: Proofreading marks quiz on Friday, pennant plan due Monday

Week 3 September 17 – 21

September 17

  1. Journal #6: What are common proofreading marks, and what is their purpose? Why are they useful? Explain.
  2. Take out pennant plan
  3. Practice using proofreading marks
  4. Begin pennant project-- instructions HERE
  5. Correct This I Believe essay-- print and attach to top of peer edited copy
  6. Homework: Proofreading marks quiz on Friday, corrected This I Believe essays due tomorrow

September 18

  1. Journal #7: What type of background did you choose for your pennant? Why? Explain.
  2. Turn in This I Believe essay (staple to peer edited version)
  3. Practice using proofreading marks
  4. Continue pennant project-- instructions HERE
  5. Homework: Proofreading marks quiz on Friday, final pennant in P drive by 4 PM Friday (we will be in lab today and tomorrow, not Thurs or Fri)

September 19

  1. Journal #8: What challenges are you facing with creating your pennant? Explain.
  2. Take THIS survey
  3. Continue pennant project-- instructions HERE-- due in the P drive by 4pm on Friday (today is last day in lab)
  4. Homework: Proofreading marks quiz on Friday, final pennant in P drive by 4 PM Friday

September 20

  1. Journal #9: What do you believe to be the most important goal for your future? Explain.
  2. Review proofreading marks
  3. College Now survey
  4. Brainstorm activity
  5. Check out TTOP @ 2:15
  6. Homework: Proofreading marks quiz on Friday, final pennant in P drive by 4 PM Friday

September 21

  1. Journal #10: Of all the topics we discussed yesterday, which do you care most about and why? Explain (and see back wall).
  2. Proofreading marks quiz
  3. Start TTOP (Foreward, ch. 1-2) with Venn diagram and terminology
  4. Homework: Final pennant in P drive by 4 PM TODAY

Week 4: September 24 – 28

September 24

  1. Journal #11: Explain the Vinegar Tasters and the symbolic meaning behind it.
  2. Parts of Speech pt. 1
  3. Continue TTOP ch. 1-2
  4. Homework: Parts of Speech quiz on Friday

September 25

  1. Journal #12: What is P'u? Explain why Pooh is an example of P'u.
  2. Continue TTOP ch. 2-3
  3. Review Parts of Speech
  4. Homework: Parts of Speech quiz on Friday, SOU College Fair on Oct. 5

September 26

  1. Journal #13: What is Inner Nature? Explain why Pooh follows his inner nature, and tell which character does not.
  2. Continue TTOP ch. 3-4
  3. Review Parts of Speech
  4. Homework: Parts of Speech quiz on Friday, SOU College Fair on Oct. 5, finish The Wu Wei chapter by the start of class tomorrow.

September 27

  1. Journal #14: What is the Wu Wei? Tell one story from the Pooh Way chapter that teaches this concept.
  2. Evaluate pennants
  3. Continue TTOP ch. 6
  4. Review Parts of Speech
  5. Homework: Parts of Speech quiz on Friday, SOU College Fair on Oct. 5, read Bisy Backson chapter by the start of class tomorrow

September 28

  1. Journal #15: Explain the concept of the Youthful Immortal in the Bisy Backsun chapter.
  2. Parts of Speech Quiz HERE
  3. Print bar code HERE for college fair
  4. Corrected essays-- turn in today attached to old copies and goal setting sheet
  5. Correct pennants and turn into P drive folder
  6. Homework: SOU College Fair on Oct. 5

Week 5: October 1 – 5

October 1

  1. Journal #16: Did your weekend follow Taoist principles? Why or why not? Explain using details from the book.
  2. Parts of Speech #2
  3. Print bar code HERE for college fair if you didn't last week
  4. TTOP That Sort of Bear
  • Homework: SOU College Fair on FRIDAY-- meet outside the BIS office at 8:50, That Sort of Bear chapter due tomorrow

October 2

  1. Journal #17: What is Tz'u? Explain this concept.
  2. Print bar code HERE for college fair if you didn't last week
  3. Review Parts of Speech
  4. TTOP Nowhere and Nothing
  5. Comic strip topic and design-- Example 1, 2, 3
  • Homework: SOU College Fair on FRIDAY-- meet outside the BIS office at 8:50, Parts of Speech Quiz on Friday, comic strip sketch due tomorrow

October 3

  1. Journal #18: What topics did you cover in your comic and why?
  2. Print bar code HERE for college fair if you didn't last week
  3. Finish TTOP
  4. Review
  • Homework: SOU College Fair on FRIDAY-- meet outside the BIS office at 8:50, Parts of Speech Quiz on Wednesday

October 4

  1. Journal #19: What is the most important thing that you'll consider when choosing a college, trade school, etc., after high school?
  2. Print bar code HERE for college fair if you didn't last week
  3. Nominate homecoming court HERE
  4. Photo shoot/ write ten senteces that each use a preposition and conjunction. Then label all parts of speech.
  • Homework: SOU College Fair on FRIDAY-- meet outside the BIS office at 8:50, Parts of Speech Quiz on Wednesday

October 5

  1. Journal #20: Which school are you most interested in after going to the college fair? Why? Tell about the school.
  2. Turn in 10 sentences
  3. Finish photo shoot/ start on comic project-- instructions HERE
  • Homework: Parts of Speech Quiz on Wednesday

Week 6: October 8 – 12

October 8

  1. Journal #21: What did you do over the weekend? Write at least three sentences telling about your weekend, and then mark all parts of speech.
  2. Practice parts of speech
  3. Work on comic project DAY 2-- instructions HERE
  • Homework: Parts of Speech Quiz on Wednesday, comic due Wednesday

October 9

  1. Journal #22: What tools and techniques are you using on your comic? Why are they helpful? Explain.
  2. Vote for Homecoming Court HERE
  3. Practice parts of speech
  4. Work on comic project DAY 3-- instructions HERE
  • Homework: Parts of Speech Quiz on Wednesday, comic due Wednesday

October 10

  1. Journal #23: What do you have to do to finish your comic today?
  2. Parts of Speech Quiz HERE
  3. Work on comic project DAY 4-- instructions HERE-- turn in by the end of class
  • Homework: Comic due today, journals due on Tuesday, midterm on Tuesday-- study The Tao of Pooh, the writing process, proofreading marks, and parts of speech

October 11

  1. Journal #24: What do we need to review before your midterm on Tuesday? Explain.
  2. Finish comic-- have Sullivan proofread with you-- print a copy-- if she already approved your comic, turn in to the Dropbox on Synergy!
  3. If you finish your comic, check Synergy and make sure you don't have missing work in this class. If you do, DO IT :)
  • Homework: Comic due today, journals due on Tuesday, midterm on Tuesday-- study The Tao of Pooh, the writing process, proofreading marks, and parts of speech

October 12

  1. State Inservice – no schools

Week 7: October 15 – 19

October 15

  1. Journal #25: What will you do to make sure you perform well on the midterm tomorrow? Explain.
  2. Midterm review game HERE
  3. Double check journals-- they are due tomorrow!
  • Homework: Journals due on Tuesday, midterm on Tuesday-- study The Tao of Pooh, the writing process, and parts of speech

October 16

  1. Journal #26: How do you know if a risk is worth taking? Explain.
  2. Turn in journals!
  3. Midterm HERE
  4. Check comic and turn into Synergy Dropbox
  • Homework:

October 17

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 18

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 19

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week 8: October 22 – 26

October 22

  1. Journal #27: What actions are you currently taking to ensure that you have a happy, productive future? Explain.
  2. Verbals
  3. Speed Dating
  • Homework: Verbals quiz on Friday

October 23

  1. Journal #28: Is it acceptable to read, listen to, watch, etc., the works of someone who has committed a criminal or immoral act? Explain.
  2. Verbals-- finish sentences and review
  3. 3-2-1
  • Homework: Verbals quiz on Friday

October 24

October 25

October 26

Week 9: October 29 – November 2

October 29

October 30

October 31

November 1

November 2

Week 10: November 5 – 9

November 5

November 6

November 7

November 8

November 9

Week 11: November 12 – 16

November 12

  1. Veteran's Day – no school

November 13

November 14

November 15

November 16

Week 12: November 19 – 23

November 19

November 20

November 21

November 22

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – no school

November 23

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – no school

Week 13: November 26 – 30

November 26

November 27

November 28

November 29

November 30

  1. Inservice/Professional Development – no school