English I
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SQ=Supporting Question
H=Handout
HW=Homework
WN=Writer's Notebook
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Review for the final exam has been updated!
EQ:  Why is it important for someone to express their feelings? Is liberty and justice attainable for all? Among others, what turning points determine our individual pathways to adulthood? When is it appropriate to
challenge the beliefs or values of society? How can we creatively produce positive change?
May
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
  1
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN, novel
B. Respond to prompt #15 Breathing
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved
to read. One does not love beathing "
(page 23).
Make sure you apply this idea to yourself.
Make sure you refer to the text.
II. Whole Class
A. Watch TKAM movie (except period 4)
III. Homework
A. Review chapters 1-8 from TKAM
B. Read Ch. 9 and 10
C. Write 5 questions for each of the
chapters using the Bloom"s Taxonomy
worksheet as a guide.
2
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN, HW, novel
B. Get laptop
C. Receive Prompt #16
II. Individual Work
A. Respond to Prompt #16 Justice in (it
was a handout slip) WN
B. TKAM review of Ch. 7-9
C. Check homework
III. Whole Class
A. Review Vocabulary
1. Vocab.com/jam
a. Code : TBA
3
I. Warm Up
A. Put everything away.
B. Receive Scantron.
C. Take out pen or pencil.
D. NEWSELA is due today.

II. Independent Work
A. Vocab 2 Test

III. Homework
Catch up with reading up to chapter 14
(Period 7)
4
I. Warm Up
A. Put everything away.
B. Receive Scantron.
C. Take out pen or pencil.
D. NEWSELA is due today.

II. Independent Work
A. Vocab 2 Test

III. Homework
Catch up with reading up to chapter 14
7
I. Warm Up:
A. Prompt #16-Journey
How is life like a journey? Do you think
you are currently on a journey? Where
will you stop? or when will you sojourn to
rest in order to renew your impulse
toward your destination?
B. Gea a dictionary or thesaurus, novel or
book.
II. Whole Class
A. Read Ch. 15 from To Kill a Mockingbird.
B. Watch film.
III. Homework
A. Review for
the novel or script
B. Follow the Reading Schedule
1. Raed
2. Record evidence for the title
assignment is due May 11th
in WN
a. Be brief
b. Provide title, quote, page number,
explanation. A chart would help.
8
I. Warm Up:
A. Prompt #16-Journey
How is life like a journey? Do you think
you are currently on a journey? Where
will you stop? or when will you sojourn to
rest in order to renew your impulse
toward your destination?
B. Gea a dictionary or thesaurus, novel
or book.
II. Whole Class
A. Read Ch. 15 from To Kill a
Mockingbird.
B. Watch film.
III. Homework
A. Review for
the novel or script
B. Follow the Reading Schedule
1. Raed
2. Record evidence for the title
assignment is due May 11th
in WN
a. Be brief
b. Provide title, quote, page number,
explanation. A chart would help.
9
I Warm Up
A. Periods 6 and 8 Prompt #17 Justice:
Record the following quote in your
journal: "Simply because we were licked
a hundred years before we started is no
reason for us not to try to win" (Atticus).
We find out that Atticus is defending a
Negro man in this chapter, but we don't
know much more about the case other
than that. People in town are criticizing
him for doiing it, but he is doing it
anyway. He also knows that he isn't
"going to win it." Why do you think Atticus
is still taking the case? -Wite a minimum
five sentences and try to include a
punctuation formula.  
Period 7 Take out Writer's Notebook
B. Take out blue book (periods 6 and 8)
II. Whole Class
A. Read from TKAM Script
B. Review simile and metaphor

A. Period 7-Work with a partner to
respond to the worksheets in your WN.
1. Write worksheet title, number and
answer
III. Homework
A. Review for
the novel or script
B. Follow the Reading Schedule
1. Read
2. Record evidence for the title
assignment is due May 11th
in WN
a. Be brief
b. Provide title, quote, page number,
explanation. A chart would help.
10
I Warm Up
A. Prompt #18 Courage: Because of
certain circumstances, Scout and Jem
end up reading to Mrs. Dubose, the lady
down the street, every day after school
for a month. At the end of the chapter we
find out why. Atticus gives a good
definition of courage on the last page of
the chapter. Read this definition and
summarize it in your journal. Is this similar
to your own definition? Different? How?
View this excellent speech on courage.
>>The
Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of
Oz

B.
II. Dyads
A. Five worksheets to review chapters
13-18 (characterization and vocabulary)
III. Homework
A. Review for
the novel or script
B. Follow the Reading Schedule
1. Read
2. Record evidence for the title
assignment is due May 11th
in WN
a. Be brief
b. Provide title, quote, page number,
explanation. A chart would help.
11
Prompt #18
I Warm Up
A. Prompt #18 Courage: Because of
certain circumstances, Scout and Jem
end up reading to Mrs. Dubose, the lady
down the street, every day after school
for a month. At the end of the chapter we
find out why. Atticus gives a good
definition of courage on the last page of
the chapter. Read this definition and
summarize it in your journal. Is this
similar to your own definition? Different?
How? View this excellent speech on
courage. >>The
Cowardly Lion from The
Wizard of Oz

B.
II. Dyads
A. Five worksheets to review chapters
13-18 (characterization and vocabulary)
III. Homework
A. Review for
the novel or script
B. Follow the Reading Schedule
1. Read
2. Record evidence for the title
assignment is due May 11th
in WN
a. Be brief
b. Provide title, quote, page number,
explanation. A chart would help.
Periods 6 and 8 continue to read.
14
15
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Receive Johnathan Rodriguez handout
C. Prompt #19-Dark
Is it best to know the ugly truth than to
stay in darkness? They say "ignorance is
bliss."
II. Individual/Small Group Work
A. Read poem in packet and answer
questions that follow.
B. Universe of Obligation and Identity
Chart
C.-Period 7 find quotes in chapter 21 for
the given characters
III. Whole Class
A. Watch movie (except period 7)
IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B.  Writer's Notebook is due Thursday
16
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Prompt #19-Dark
Is it best to know the ugly truth than to
stay in darkness? They say "ignorance is
bliss."
II. Individual/Small Group Work
A. Read poem in packet and answer
questions that follow.
B. Universe of Obligation and Identity
Chart

III. Whole Class
A. Watch movie
IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B.  Writer's Notebook is due Thursday
17
I. Warm Up
A. Take out Writer's Notebook
B. Respond to Prompt #20
How can we creatively produce positive
change?
II. Individual Task
A. Turn in WN
III. Whole Class
A. Conclude TKAM film
B.
TKAM Test Review
18
I. Warm Up
A. Take out Writer's Notebook
B. Respond to Prompt #20
How can we creatively produce positive
change?
II. Individual Task
A. Turn in WN
III. Whole Class
A. Conclude TKAM film
B.
TKAM Test Review
21 TKAM Test
Give back student work
22  TKAM Test
Give back student work
23
Strange Fruit
The Odyssey
24
Strange Fruit
The Odyssey
25 Employee Planning-No School
28 Memorial Day
29
The Odyssey
30
The Oddssey
31 Tentative for Final (this is still in
progress)>>
English I Study
Guide
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Additional Reading on Courage:

Courage Today

People who had courage:
Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rosa Parks
Emmet Till's Mom, Mamie Till
Tank Man in Tianamen Square
Rachel Corrie
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