October
Essential Question (EQ)=
How do I become an
effective communicator?
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Main Standards:
  • Interact with new content.
  • Cite textual evidence to
    support analysis of what the
    text shows explicityly as well
    as inferences drawn from text.
  • Determine a central idea of a
    text and analyze its
    development over the course
    of the text, including how it
    emerges and is shaped and
    refined by specific details;
  • Analyze how an author's
    claims are developed.
  • Demonstrate command of
    standard English grammar and
    usage when writing or
    speaking.
1
I. Warm Up
A. Take laptop
B. Take out WN
1. Lanuage Log:
Language Log
Select the pulldown menu to the left
and locate the Writing and Revision
page. Completelly conduct the
following tutorial and practices:
a. Revising for word choice
b. Using transitions
c. Revising at the sentence level
d. revising to add supporting details
e. revising for unity, cohernece, and
organization
C. Document each tutorial onto
Language Log in back of WN
D. Continue and do the same with
Conventions:
a. Nouns
b. adverbs
c. verbs
d. pronouns
e. sentence, fragments, and run-ons
f. parts of a sentence, subjects and
predicaments
g. parts of a sentences complements
h. classifying sentences by stucture
i. conjunctions

YOU SHOULD TAKE NOTES of
these lessons in your WN. These are
fundamental for writing and reading
improvement.
2
I. Warm Up
A. Take laptop
B. Take out WN
1. Lanuage Log:
Language Log
Select the pulldown menu to the left
and locate the Writing and Revision
page. Completelly conduct the
following tutorial and practices:
a. Revising for word choice
b. Using transitions
c. Revising at the sentence level
d. revising to add supporting details
e. revising for unity, cohernece, and
organization
C. Document each tutorial onto
Language Log in back of WN
D. Continue and do the same with
Conventions:
a. Nouns
b. adverbs
c. verbs
d. pronouns
e. sentence, fragments, and run-ons
f. parts of a sentence, subjects and
predicaments
g. parts of a sentences complements
h. classifying sentences by stucture
i. conjunctions

YOU SHOULD TAKE NOTES of
these lessons in your WN. These are
fundamental for writing and reading
improvement.
3
I. Warm Up
A. Receive scantron
B. Sit where you will not talk
II. Individual Work
A. Complete assessment
within the allocated time.
1. 40 min Writing and
Language for PSAT
Practice
B. Continue tutorials and
document in the back of
the notebook.
4
I. Warm Up
A. Receive scantron
B. Sit where you will not
talk
II. Individual Work
A. Complete assessment
within the allocated time.
1. 40 min Writing and
Language for PSAT
Practice
B. Continue tutorials and
document in the back of
the notebook.
III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The
Physics of Flipping the
bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz
multiple choice and writing
for 11 points total.
5

Review Writing and
Language
Review "We Wear the
Mask" and Review "Quilt
of a Country"
Writing Argumentative
Essays.
II. Independent Work
A. Check "Monkey See,
Monkey Do"



III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The
Physics of Flipping the
bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz
multiple choice and writing
for 11 points total.
8
I. Warm Up
A. Prompt #8 Love
Draw and describe Love
Review Writing and Language
Review "We Wear the Mask" and
Review "Quilt of a Country"
Writing Argumentative Essays.

II. Independent Work
A. Check "Monkey See, Monkey
Do" .

III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The Physics of
Flipping the bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz multiple
choice and writing for 11 points
total.
B. Notebook due Oct. 16
1. Ensure that it includes tutorials
from Level Up Tutorials-Writing
and Revision and Conventions in
Resources at my.hrw.com.
9
I. Warm Up
A. Prompt # 8 Love
Draw and describe Love
B. Receive textbook.
1.  Turn to page 21, "Rituals of
Memory."
2. Answer questions 1-4, from
page 25, in WN.
a. Use RACES.

II. Independent Class
A. Check "Monkey See, Monkey
Do" (Period 1)

III. Homework
A. Notebook due Oct. 15
1. Ensure that it includes tutorials
from Level Up Tutorials-Writing
and Revision and Conventions in
Resources at my.hrw.com.
10  

PSAT
11
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #8
Love
Draw Love, then describe
it.
B. Respond to Prompt #9
    Sidewalk Flowers
  In the wordless picture
book Sidewalk Flowers a
little girl and her father go
for a walk.

How was the girl's
experience of the walk
different from her father's
experience?

Give examples from the
story to explain how they
differ.
C. Take out Transition
Word List

II.  Whole Class
A. The Argumentative
Essay
B. Receive Handouts:
1. Argumentative Writing-
Lecture Notes
2. Organize Your Essay
3. Paul Pupil Essay
4. Polly Pupil Essay

III. Homework
A. WN is due next class
with Language Log
reflectiing completion of
Writing and Revision and
Convention
tutorials.
12
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #8
Love
Draw Love, then describe
it.
B. Respond to Prompt #9
    Sidewalk Flowers
  In the wordless picture
book Sidewalk Flowers a
little girl and her father go
for a walk.

How was the girl's
experience of the walk
different from her father's
experience?

Give examples from the
story to explain how they
differ.
C. Take out Transition
Word List

II.  Whole Class
A. The Argumentative
Essay
B. Receive Handouts:
1. Argumentative Writing-
Lecture Notes
2. Organize Your Essay
3. Paul Pupil Essay
4. Polly Pupil Essay

III. Homework
A. WN is due next class
with Language Log
reflectiing completion of
Writing and Revision and
Convention tutorials.
  15
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN,
Collections, pg.  
R16
B.Take out Argument Lecture
notes
C. Take out Paul and Polly Pupil
Essay

II. Small Group
A. Share the three thesis
statements, one at a time.
B. Review essays that were
marked.
C. Review page R-16 from
Collections
1. Complete the CREC table for
the Columbus essay, on a
loose-leaf page.
III. Independent Work
A. Turn in WN (basket) with name
clearly marked!
IV Whole Class
A. Check handouts
B. Receive "Melting Pot" by Anna
Quindlen and Questions
V.
Homework (Honors Only)
A. Answer questions for "Melting
Pot"  on sheet and loose-leaf
paper.
16
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN,
Collections, pg.  
R16
B.Take out Argument Lecture
notes
C. Take out Paul and Polly Pupil
Essay

II. Small Group
A. Share the three thesis
statements, one at a time.
B. Review essays that were
marked.
C. Review page R-16 from
Collections
1. Complete the CREC table for
the Columbus essay, on a
loose-leaf page.
III. Independent Work
A. Turn in WN (basket) with name
clearly marked!
IV Whole Class
A. Check handouts
B. Receive "Melting Pot" by Anna
Quindlen and Questions
V.
Homework (Honors Only)
A. Answer questions for "Melting
Pot"  on sheet and loose-leaf
paper.
17 Level Up Tutorials:

Go to
Collections, page
R16 and complete the
CREC table for the
Columbus essay, on a
loose-leaf page.
Tutorials

Analyzing Informational
Texts:
Analyzing Arguments
Evidence

Interactive Writing
Lessons:
Writing Arguments
Anything not completed in
class is HOMEWORK for
the next class
.
Early Release
NO School

End of 1st Quarter
In addition to the EQ
above, think about the
following questions:
    How do our
    differences make us
    similar?
    How are we able to
    get past our
    differences to obtain a
    sense of belonging?
    What are the primary
    elements of an
    argumentative essay?

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The Melting Pot myth
22
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN, respond to
Prompt #10: L or M
Choose one only and clearly
state which is more important,
Love or Money, and why.
B. Receive  "Melting Pot"
handouts. Honors, take out
D. Take out Collections, page
R-16
II. Whole/Indidual
A. Give back student work and
file.

III. Homework
A. Answer questions "Melting
Pot.(60 points)
B. Argumentative Essay Review,
page R-16
1. In your WN, write the C-R-E-C
for the Columbus essay.
C. Tutorials-Interactive Writing on
Argumentative Writing.
23
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN, respond to
Prompt #10: L or M
Choose one only and clearly
state which is more important,
Love or Money, and why.
B. Receive  "Melting Pot"
handouts. Honors, take out
D. Take out Collections, page
R-16
II. Whole/Indidual
A. Give back student work and
file.

III. Homework
A. Answer questions "Melting
Pot.(60 points)
B. Argumentative Essay Review,
page R-16
1. In your WN, write the C-R-E-C
for the Columbus essay.
C. Tutorials-Interactive Writing on
Argumentative Writing.
24
Melting Pot review

Argumentative Essay study

Samples
25
I. Warm Up
A. Argumentative Essay
Assessment.
1. This is where you will
apply everything that I
have been addressing in
the class relating to essay
writing and responding to
a question.

Fill out the packet for 20
points,then respond to the
prompt question with
support from the packet.
26
I. Warm Up
A. Argumentative Essay
Assessment.
1. This is where you will
apply everything that I
have been addressing in
the class relating to essay
writing and responding to
a question.

Fill out the packet for 20
points,then respond to the
prompt question with
support from the packet.
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29
1st Period-
A. Sit at your seat, then get your
laptop with earphones.
B. Access Commonlit.org
II. Independent Work
A. Read "The Raven."
1. Answer all Guiding Questions.
2. Then answer multiple choice
questions (2 points each).
3. Answer discussion questions (5
points).
a. Use RACES!
4. When done,(if done), read "The
Landlady" and do the same.
a. Do your best work!
III. Homework
A. Anything not finished in class.
B. Practice the Writing and
Revision and Conventions tutorials.

Periods 2-4
Conclude Argumentative Essay
according to instructions and
requirements.

ATTENTION:
All Extra Time work will be in Room
404 at the end of the day.
30
I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your seat, then get your
laptop with earphones.
B. Access Commonlit.org
II. Independent Work
A. Read "The Raven."
1. Answer all Guiding Questions.
2. Then answer multiple choice
questions (2 points each).
3. Answer discussion questions (5
points).
a. Use RACES!
4. When done,(if done), read "The
Landlady" and do the same.
a. Do your best work!
III. Homework
A. Anything not finished in class
B. Practice the Writing and
Revision and Conventions
tutorials
.

ATTENTION:
All Extra Time work will be in Room
404 at the end of the day.
31
Happy Halloween!
This is interesting to me!:
Diablo Tritone
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN and
respond to Prompt #11
Pet
Zombie
(See attached)
II. Period 1 will write the
second part of the essay
(sorry, I forgot on Monday).
Periods 2-4 will work on
Commonlit.org.
assignments for "The
Raven" (26 points) and
"The Landlady" (20 points)
A. You must answer all
Guiding Questions to
proceed in the reading.
B. Answer all multiple
choice questions
C. Answer the discussion
questions using RACES.

YOU MUST DISCUSS your
responses, there are no
alternatives!

If you are done, then you
have NEWSELA :-) For
those of you who are in
such  a rush to finish only to
get a D because you do not
follow instructions, it is time
to learn to follow directions.

III. Homework will be
A. "The Raven" and "The
Landlady in Commonlit.org"
B. Don't forget "The Rituals
of Memory" is pending (See
October 9th)
NOVEMBER 1

Go to
November 2018
on top right of this
page.

:-)

Homework- See there
as well !