2020-2021 School Year
August 2020
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 introduce each other
-To explain the courseB.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
    19
First Day of Class
Canvas instruction
Introductions
CW-About Me Discussion
Q-Introductory Summary
Three Tutorials from Nearpod:
CW=Rights, Remixes, and Respect; Sexting and
Relationships, and Digital Life 102
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First Day of Class
Canvas instruction
Introductions
CW-About Me Discussion
Q-Intrudoctory Summary
Three Tutorials from Nearpod:
CW=Rights, Remixes, and Respect; Sexting and
Relationships, and Digital Life 102
21
Q=English Reading
Diagnostic
Quiz
HW=The Business Letter
(Due Thursday)
24
Q=English Reading
Diagnostic
Quiz
HW=The Business Letter
(Due Friday)
.
25
I.
Warm Up
A. Prompt #1 Definition of  
Haiku (from the
Collections
textbook in your
Composition notebook)
II.
Classwork
A. Read "The Poet and the
Pandemic" in NEWSELA
and answer the multiple
choice questions followed
by the short-response
question. Remember that
when answering you should
use RACES.
B. When done, write a
Haiku in Canvas and submit
it following the Rubric.
C. Then, complete the
Level Up Tutorial, for
Workplace Documents in
myHRW.
D. When you are done,
continue to work on the
Business Letter that is due
on Thursday.
III.
Homework
A. The Business Letter is
due on Thursday
B. The Haiku was classwork
C. Complete the
Workplace
Documents Tutorial.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Copy the definition of the Haiku from the
Collections textbook in your Composition
notebook
II.
Classwork
A. Read "The Poet and the Pandemic" in
NEWSELA and answer the multiple choice
questions followed by the short-response
question. Remember that when answering you
should use RACES.
B. When done, write a Haiku in Canvas and
submit it following the Rubric.
C. Then, complete the Level Up Tutorial, for
Workplace Documents in myHRW.
D. When you are done, continue to work on the
Business Letter that is due on Thursday.
III.
Homework
A. The Business Letter is due on Friday.
B. The Haiku was classwork
C. Complete the
Workplace Documents
Tutorial.
27
I. Warm Up
A.Prompt #2
"The Joy of Learning"-
"The joy of learning is as indispensable in
study as breathing is in running."
-Simone Weil
1. Go on to Canvas and respond to the above
prompt in Discussion page.
2. Follow the Rubric that is there.
II.
Classwork/Independent Work
A. Diagnostic #2 Grammar

III. Homework
A..None

Codes for Remind:

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Period 3
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Period 4
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Period 5
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Period 6
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Period 7
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I.
Warm Up
A.Prompt #2
"The Joy of Learning"-
"The joy of learning is as
indispensable in study as
breathing is in running."
-Simone Weil
1. Go on to Canvas and
respond to the above prompt
in Discussion page.
2. Follow the Rubric that is
there.
II.
Classwork/Independent
Work
A. Diagnostic #2 Grammar

III. Homework
A..Period 5 Only
"The Poet and the Pandemic"
in NEWSELA
31
I. Warm Up

A. In your Writer's
Notebook (WN) Respond
to  Prompt #3 Perspective

1. What do you think about
what is said? Do you agree
with the father, or do you
agree with the son? How
so? Why? Remember to
follow the Prompt Rubric.

a. If Class Notebook works
in Teams, let's use this
instead. You are my pilot
class for this activity.

B. Go to MyHrW, page xxviii
"Navigating Complex Texts"
by Carol Jago,  and wait for
me.  (Testing Class
Notebook in Teams).

II. Whole Class
A. Discuss "Navigating a
Text " by Carol Jago

III. Individual Work
A. Annotate the text
B. This is Me Inventory

IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed
in class will be homework.

See Canvas for the
above..
1
I. Warm Up

A. In your Writer's
Notebook (WN) Respond
to  Prompt #3 Perspective

1. What do you think about
what is said? Do you agree
with the father, or do you
agree with the son? How
so? Why? Remember to
follow the Prompt Rubric.

a. If Class Notebook works
in Teams, let's use this
instead. You are my pilot
class for this activity.

B. Go to MyHrW, page xxviii
"Navigating Complex Texts"
by Carol Jago,  and wait for
me.  (Testing Class
Notebook in Teams).

II. Whole Class
A. Discuss "Navigating a
Text " by Carol Jago

III. Individual Work
A. Annotate the text
B. This is Me Inventory

IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed
in class will be homework.


See Canvas for the
above.
2
I. Warm-Up
A.  Open two tabs: Teams and Canvas
B. Upload your annotated "Navigating Complex
Texts" copy.

II. Individual Student
A. Upload ANNOTATED "Navigating Complex
Texts." This is what an Annotated Text looks
like:
Annotated Text.

1. Try to upload to Teams Class Notebook
2. I have opened an Assignment to upload the
annotated text (see next page for the
assignment, or if we are lucky, upload to
Teams Class Notebook)

III. Whole Class
A. Review "Navigating Complex Texts" with
Class
B. Review Diagnostic Test 2

IV. Individual Student
A. Catch Up
1. If you have a BLANK grade in Pinnacle, I
may not have gotten to it yet, make sure that
you have completed the assignment.
2. If you have a Zero "0" please go and
complete it. Then, send me a Canvas Inbox
message that you have completed it.
3. If you have completed every thing that has
been assigned until now and all others who are
done with the above,
a. Please work on the following ONLY when
you are done with the above:

https://www.noredink.com/learn/pretests/874503

Always go to Canvas Modules.
3
I. Warm-Up
A.  Open two tabs: Teams and Canvas
B. Upload your annotated "Navigating
Complex Texts" copy

II. Individual Student
A. Upload ANNOTATED "Navigating Complex
Texts." This is what an Annotated Text looks
like:
Annotated Text.

1. Try to upload to Teams Class Notebook
2. I have opened an Assignment to upload the
annotated text (see next page for the
assignment, or if we are lucky, upload to
Teams Class Notebook)

III. Whole Class
A. Review "Navigating Complex Texts" with
Class
B. Review Diagnostic Test 2

IV. Individual Student
A. Catch Up
1. If you have a BLANK grade in Pinnacle, I
may not have gotten to it yet, make sure that
you have completed the assignment.
2. If you have a Zero "0" please go and
complete it. Then, send me a Canvas Inbox
message that you have completed it.
3. If you have completed every thing that has
been assigned until now and all others who
are done with the above,
a. Please work on the following ONLY when
you are done with the above:

https://www.noredink.com/learn/pretests/87450

Always go to Canvas Modules.
4. I. Warm Up
Prompt #4 Labor Day
    Why do Americans and
    Canadians celebrate
    Labor Day? -Kenneth
    C. Davis
     1. View video in Rolling
    Agenda and respond to
    the above question in
    your Writer's Notebook.

II. Whole Class
    A.Review "Navigating
    Complex Texts."

III. Individual Work

A. NEWSELA-A Day to Unify
Union Workers (due next
Tuesday)

    1. Remember to
    respond to the Multiple-
    Choice Questions and
    the Short-Response
    written questions.
    (There are two!)
    2. Focus on the
    question to be able to
    follow it completely while
    using RACES.

B. NoRedInk- Work on
"Mastery Individual Tasks."

IV.
Homework

A. None-Be safe, be healthy.