Archived Agendas 2019-2020
August 2019
Essential Question:
How do I become an effective
communicator?

  • Standards: Demonstrate a
    command of the conventions
    of standard English grammar
    and usage when writing or
    speaking.

  • Demonstrate command of
    the conventions of standar
    English capitalization,
    punctuation, and spelling
    when writing.

  • Apply knowledge of language
    to understand how language
    functions in different contexts,
    to make elective choices for
    meaning or style, or to
    comprehend more fully when
    reading or listening.

Objectives:
-To begin the school year
positively
-To fill out some forms
-To introduce each other
-To explain the course
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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First day of class. Welcome
back! Period 1 receives forms
for information to include
policies and regulations:
1. PTSA Form
2. Student Emergency Card
3. Code of Student Conduct
(CoSC) for Parents
4. CoSC for Students
5. Attendance Policy
6. Syllabus
a. Classroom Rules and Policy
II. Independent Work
A. Periods 3 and 4, write a
business letter to the teacher.
III.
HW:
A.  
Bring forms (need to return
#2, 3, 5, and syllabus) signed
(11 points total) and
B.  a composition notebook.
(10 points)
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I. Warm Up
First day of class for B Day.
Welcome back!
A. Introduction. Receive
syllabus.
II. Independent
A. Write a business letter to the
teacher.
III.
HW:
A. Bring syllabus (5 points)
signed and
B. a composition notebook.(10
points).
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at assigned seat
B. Take out forms
C. Take out letter draft

II. Individual Work
A. Check for notebook and
syllabus (check forms for 1st
period)
B. Begin writing 2nd draft of
letter
A. Use Rubric
B. Use Google Docs

III. Homework
A. Letter is due Friday
afternoon (60 points, see
Rubric handout)
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at assigned seat
B. Take out forms
C. Take out letter draft

II. Individual Work
A. Check for notebook and
syllabus (check forms for 1st
period)
B. Begin writing 2nd draft of
letter
A. Use Rubric for essay
B. Use Google Docs

III. Homework
A. Letter is due Wednesday
afternoon (60 points, see
Rubric handout)
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your assigned seat
B. Take out Writer's Notebook
(WN)
1. Skip the first page
2. On the second page,
respond to Prompt #1
"The Joy of Learning"
"The joy of learning is as
indispensable in study as
breathing is in running."
-Simone Weil
C. Receive WN Rubric
D. Receive folder
II. Independent Work
A. Write a Haiku about school
B. Get laptop, register with:
1. Remind.com
2. USATESTPREP
3.Naviance
4.Commonlit.org
5. Khan Academy
6. Collegeboard.org
7. NoRedInk.com
III.
Homework
A. Work at least 20 min on
Khan Academy
B. Annolight the essay
"Navigating Complext Texts" by
Carol Jago (15 points)
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your assigned seat
B. Take out Writer's Notebook
(WN)
1. Skip the first page
2. On the second page,
respond to Prompt #1
"The Joy of Learning"
"The joy of learning is as
indispensable in study as
breathing is in running."
-Simone Weil
C. Receive WN Rubric
D. Receive folder
II. Independent Work
A. Write a Haiku about school
B. Get laptop, register with:
1. Remind.com
2. USATESTPREP
3.Naviance
4.Commonlit.org
5. Khan Academy
6. Collegeboard.org
7. NoRedInk.com
III.
Homework
A. Work at least 20 min on
Khan Academy
B. Annolight the essay
"Navigating Complext Texts" by
Carol Jago (15 points)
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your assigned seat
B. Receive scantron
C. Take out "Navigating
Complex Texts"
II. Independent Work
A. Essential English Diagnostic
B. Begin defining the Terms to
Own in your WN using the
textbook Collections or
myHRW.com (it is in Clever
dashboard).
C. Continue registering with the
several apps:
1. Remind.com
2. USATESTPREP
3.Naviance
4.Commonlit.org
5. Khan Academy
6. Collegeboard.org
7. NoRedInk.com
III.
Homework
A. Continue defining the Terms
to Own (very important) 100
pts. , this is due in two classes.
B. Practice using Khan
Academy
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your assigned seat
B. Receive scantron
C. Take out "Navigating
Complex Texts"
II. Independent Work
A. Essential English Diagnostic
B. Begin defining the Terms to
Own in your WN using the
textbook Collections or
myHRW.com (it is in Clever
dashboard).
C. Continue registering with the
several apps:
1. Remind.com
2. USATESTPREP
3.Naviance
4.Commonlit.org
5. Khan Academy
6. Collegeboard.org
7. NoRedInk.com
III.
Homework
A. Continue defining the Terms
to Own (very important) 100
pts. , this is due in two classes.
B. Practice using Khan
Academy
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students sit in rows
B. Receive Writing Packets
C. ESOL students take out
English/(language) dictionaries
D. Take out loose-leaf paper
II. I
ndependent Work
A. Using the source, wtie an
essay while following the
standards and instructions..
1. Read, mark, and answer all
questions in packet. (25 points).
III.
Homework
A. Terms to Own is due next
class.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students sit in rows
B. Receive Writing Packets
C. ESOL students take out
English/(language) dictionaries
D. Take out loose-leaf paper
II. I
ndependent Work
A. Using the source, wtie an
essay while following the
standards and instructions..
1. Read, mark, and answer all
questions in packet. (25 points).
III.
Homework
A. Terms to Own is due next
class.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students sit in rows
B. Receive Writing Packets
C. ESOL students take out
English/(language) dictionaries
D. Check Terms to Own
homework.
II. I
ndependent Work
A. Using the source, wtie an
essay while following the
standards and instructions..
1. Read, mark, and answer all
questions in packet. (25 points).
III.
Homework
A. None
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students sit in rows
B. Receive Writing Packets
C. ESOL students take out
English/(language) dictionaries
D. Check Terms to Own
homework.
II. I
ndependent Work
A. Using the source, wtie an
essay while following the
standards and instructions..
1. Read, mark, and answer all
questions in packet. (25 points).
III.
Homework
A. Honors Read pages 3-8 in
Collections textbook.
1. Then, answer questions 1-6
in WN from page 8.
a. Follow all directions.
b. Restate the questions when
you begin to answer.
c. Use evidence to support
your response.
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I. Warm Up
Prompt #2 Legacy

Each generation must carry the
torch fo freedom forward. What
special challenges will you an
dyour peers face in
championing liberty and
equality for everyone, and how
will meet those challenges?

II. Whole Class
A.
A Place at the Table
1. As you watch the film, briefly
write what each of the speakers
(Carol, David, Delora, Peter,
Reina, Samuel, Terry, Wislene)
say.
2.  Write a short review of the
film A Place at the Table.
Summarize the theme, describe
the segments or images that
interested you most, and
analyze why those segments
were effective. Rate the film on
a scale of 1 to 4 "stars," and
give reasons for your rating.
3. If you had to select your own
title fo r this film, what youw you
choose? Explain.
4. What is the interpretation of
"The American Dream"? Write
a short response explaining
your vision.
5. If you were one of the
participants in the video, what
stories would you tell about
your family's history?
III. Homework:
A. Read pages 3-8 from
Collections, "A Quilt of a
Country." Use RACES to
answer the questions in your
Writer's Notebook.
1. Honors-Answer questions 1
to 6 from page 8. (30 points)
2. Core- Answer only questions
1, 3, 5 (odd questions) (15
points).
         
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