Essential Questions: How can something intangible impact my life? How do our differences make us similar?
Supporting Questions:How are we able to get past our differences to obtain a sense of belonging? How does writing make use an effective communicator? How can we creatively produce positive change?
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
5
I.
Whole Class
A. Selma Documentary
B. Return Student work

II.
Individual Student
A. Select a topic to write and give a
3-minute speech

III.
Homework
A. None
6
Repeat of Friday
Let's do this again.  :-)


I.
Warm Up
A. Prompt # 2 Peace
Describe peace, then draw it.

B. Take out homework to checkk

II.
Whole Class
A. Discuss  Glory and Hope speech

III.
Independent Work
A. FSA Practice
B. Choose a topic to speak about for at least 3 minutes.

IV.
Homework
A. None
7
I.
Warm Up
A. Sign up to Kahoots.it
B. Conduct survey for
"The Most Dangerous Game"
C. A look at the title and pre-reading notes
II.
Buddy Reading
A. Log on to Commonlit.org
1. Answer all questions

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B. In WN write a sentence for each of the words on the
board using a different Punctuation Formula:
hunting, reason, ship, survival, dangerous, mansion, dogs,
island, game, escape
8
I.
Warm Up
A. Sign up to Kahoots.it
B. Conduct survey for
"The Most Dangerous Game"
C. A look at the title and pre-reading notes
II.
Buddy Reading
A. Log on to Commonlit.org
1. Answer all questions

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B. In WN write a sentence for each of the words
on the board using a different Punctuation
Formula:
hunting, reason, ship, survival, dangerous,
mansion, dogs,
island, game, escape
9
I. Warm Up
A. Take your laptop and sit
with your buddy.
B. Open two tabs on Google
Chrome:
1. Commonlit.
2. Peardeck.com
C. Periods 3 and 4 use
Canvas.
D. Receive Folder, take out
WN
II. Whole Class
A. FSA Reading Practice
Review (60 pts)
B. Discuss "The Most
Dangerous Game" using
either Peardeck or Canvas.
III. Homework
A. None
12
I. Warm Up
A. Respond to prompt #4-Writing
Today is
Judy Blume's 80th birthday.
She lives in Key West and says that
after all of her published novels, she
still thinks that "writing is hard and
intense." How do you view writing?
Why is writing still important? How is
an essay an important aspect of
writing?

B. Sign up to Commonlit.org
C. Sign to Canvas
D. Check the ten sentences in WN
II. Independent Work
A. Under Canvas, go to Discussion
1. Answer the discussion questions
for "The Most Dangerous Game."
You should have already answered
the questions in Commonlit.
Resond to at least two other posts
from other students after you
answer the questions.
III. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B. Tutorial:
Go to MyHRW.com->Listening and
Speaking->"
Giving a Presentation"
13
I. Warm Up
A. Respond to prompt #4-Writing
Today is
Judy Blume's 80th birthday. She lives in Key West and says
that after all of her published novels, she still thinks that "writing is
hard and intense." How do you view writing? Why is writing still
important? How is an essay an important aspect of writing?
B. Receive essay and Transitions handout.
C. Take laptop
II. Small Group
A. Read another essay and try to understand the main point.
1. Look for at least two sources that announce title "  " and author.
2. Check for transitions and connectives.
3. Check for complex sentence structures (P.F.)
4. Check for no cliche, simple phrases.
5. Repeat.
B. Write your 2nd draft on Google Drive.
III. Homework
A. myHrw.com->>>Listening and Speaking->>> "Giving a
Presentation."
14
I. Warm Up
A. Receive Essay and transitions handout
B. Take laptop

II. Small Group
A. Read another essay and understand the main point.
1. look for at least two sources that announce title   " "
and author
2. Check for transitions and connectives
3. Check for complex sentence structure (Punctuation
Formulas)
4. Check for Cliche, Simple phrases
5. Repeat
B. Write your 2nd Draft on Google Drive.
C. Use Writers Inc. for an example of how the essay
should look.
III. Homework
A. myHrw.com->>>Listening and Speaking->>> "Giving a
Presentation."
15

I. Warm Up
A. Receive Essay and transitions handout
B. Take laptop

II. Small Group
A. Read another essay and understand the
main point.
1. look for at least two sources that announce
title   " " and author
2. Check for transitions and connectives
3. Check for complex sentence structure
(Punctuation Formulas)
4. Check for Cliche, Simple phrases
5. Repeat
B. Write your 2nd Draft on Google Drive.
C. Use Writers Inc. for an example of how the
essay should look.
III. Homework
A. myHrw.com->>>Listening and Speaking->>>
"Giving a Presentation."
16
School stopped and it is okay.
We have our lives intact,
Stoneman Douglas students
do not.
I pledge to always, as I always
have been, to address
empathy and compassion in
every aspect of my teaching.
Many absences
Students practiced writing on
Quill.org and the tutorials that
were assigned.
19 Presidents Day
20 Tuesday
I. Warm Up
Prompt #5 Evil
"As human beings, we have the most extraordinary capacity for evil.
We can perpetrate some of the most horrendous atrocities. "
-Archbishop Desmond Tutu
II. Whole Class
A. The expository essay
B. The speech  
III.
Independent Work
A. Conclude and submit the 2nd draft of the Expository Essay  (Love
Expository Essay-Edit, Revise, and Publish) via Canvas (copy and
paste from Google Drive).
B. If done, then go to Cypress Bay
website>>Departments>>Media>>>Gale
>>>Testing
1. You need to register and independently practice for high school
testing ( the FSA and SAT).
I
V Homework
A. Select three of your favorite prompts from your Writers Notebook
to read in class.
B. For next Wednesday, Feb 28, have a speech prepared to present
to the class. (Rubric to be given).
21 Wednesday
I. Warm Up
Prompt #5 Evil
"As human beings, we have the most extraordinary
capacity for evil. We can perpetrate some of the most
horrendous atrocities. " -Archbishop Desmond Tutu
II. Whole Class
A. The expository essay
B. The speech  
III.
Independent Work
A. Conclude and submit the 2nd draft of the Expository
Essay  (Love Expository Essay-Edit, Revise, and Publish)
via Canvas (copy and paste from Google Drive).
B. If done, then go to Cypress Bay
website>>Departments>>Media>>>Gale
>>>Testing
1. You need to register and independently practice for
high school testing ( the FSA and SAT).
IV Homework
A. Select three of your favorite prompts from your Writers
Notebook to read in class.
B. For next Tuesday, Feb 27, have a speech prepared to
present to the class. (Rubric to be given).
22 Thursday

Early Release
I. Warm Up
In your WN, respond to the following Prompt #6
Belief:
"Those who can make you believe absurdities
can make you commit atrocities." -Voltaire
II. Whole Class
  1. Share a journal prompt
  2. Give out FSA Letters
  3. The Girl Who Silenced the World
  4. Speech Rubric
  5. Rhetorical Appeals-handout
III. Homework
A. For Wednesday, Feb. 28. Have speech
written and ready to present to the class.
23 Friday

I. Warm Up
In your WN, respond to the
following Prompt #6 Belief:
"Those who can make you
believe absurdities can make
you commit atrocities." -
Voltaire
II. Whole Class
  1. Share a journal prompt
  2. Give out FSA Letters
  3. The Girl Who Silenced
    the World
  4. Speech Rubric
  5. Rhetorical Appeals-
    handout
III. Homework
A. For Thursday, March 1.
Have speech written and
ready to present to the class.
26 Monday

I. Warm Up
A. Get your laptop
B. Newsela Activity Law-Emma
Gonzalez
II. Whole Class
A. Discussion ot "The Most
Dangerous Game"
B. Discussion of rhetoric with
reference to the handout:
Logos, Pathos, Ethos, Kairos
III. Independent Work
A. Give back student work and file
B. Noredink.com work (Code will be
given)
IV. Homework
For Wednesday, February 28th,  
have speech written and ready to
present to the class.
27 Tuesday


I. Warm Up
A. Get your laptop
B. Newsela Activity Law-Emma Gonzalez
II. Whole Class
A. Discussion ot "The Most Dangerous Game"
B. Discussion of rhetoric with reference to the handout:
Logos, Pathos, Ethos, Kairos
III. Independent Work
A. Give back student work and file
B. Noredink.com work (Code will be given)
IV. Homework
For Thursday, March 1,  have speech written and ready to present
to the class.
28 Wednesday

Speeches
Speeches
See below
         
February 2018