September
English I Honors and Core Calendar
September
Essential Question: How can we communicate effectively?
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
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No School
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I.
Warm Up
A. Take out homework
1. Writer's Notebook
2. Questions 1-5 from page 8 in
Collections
B. Receive Perspective handout,
Prompt #2 (What do you think?)
II.
Individual Work
A. Check homework
B. Respond to Perspective in WN
III.
Small Group
A. Conclude Parts of Speech work
using Punctuation Formula #1
IV.
Whole Class
A. Speak, Present, Listen
B. Review "A Quilt of a Country"
V.
Homework
A. None
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out homework
1. Writer's Notebook
2. Questions 1-5 from page 8 in
Collections
B. Receive Perspective handout,
Prompt #2 (What do you think?)
II.
Individual Work
A. Check homework
B. Respond to Perspective in WN
III.
Small Group
A. Conclude Parts of Speech work
using Punctuation Formula #1
IV.
Whole Class
A. Speak, Present, Listen
B. Review "A Quilt of a Country"
V.
Homework
A. None
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Hurricane Irma
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Hurricane Irma
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Hurricane Irma
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Hurricane Irma
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out the following
1. Writer's Notebook (WN)
2. Writer's Inc.
3. Punctuation Formula Handout
B. Using PF #2, "A, B, C noun," write to
describe at least one lesson learned last
week. This is Prompt #3 Irma Lessons. (20
min)
II.
Individual Work
A. In your WN, and using Writer's, Inc. copy
the definitions for the following:
1. Expository Essay
2. Argumentative Essay
3. Persuasive Essay
4. Narrative Essay (40 min)
III.
Whole Class
A. Discuss the essay (30 min)
IV.
Homework
A. Read Collections, pages 9-18, "Night
Calls."
    1. Find text that gives hints that show
    how the narrator feels about her father.
    2.2. Clarify the multiple meanings fo
    the noun "calls."
    It is not a regular book selection,
    apparently. Here is a link to the online
    story :
    "Night Calls"

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I.
Warm Up
A. Take out the following
1. Writer's Notebook (WN)
2. Writer's Inc.
3. Punctuation Formula Handout
B. Using PF #2, "A, B, C noun," write to
describe at least one lesson learned
last week. This is Prompt #3 Irma
Lessons. (20 min)
II.
Individual Work
A. In your WN, and using Writer's, Inc.
copy the definitions for the following:
1. Expository Essay
2. Argumentative Essay
3. Persuasive Essay
4. Narrative Essay (40 min)
III.
Whole Class
A. Discuss the essay (30 min)
IV.
Homework
A. Read Collections, pages 9-18, "Night
Calls."
    1. Find text that gives hints that
    show how the narrator feels
    about her father.
    2. Clarify the multiple meanings
    fo the noun "calls."
    It is not a regular book selection,
    apparently. Here is a link to the
    online story :
    "Night Calls"
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students receive Lecture Notes
handout.
Pupil Essay samples.
II.
Whole Class
  1. Essay Lecture
  2. Students take notes
III. Buddy Share
A. Students mark up the essays for
claim, reasons, evidence,
counterclaim in both essays.
IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B. Bring class textbook
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No School Rosh Hashanah
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I.
Warm Up
  1. Students receive
    packets.
  2. Students take out
    notebooks, pens,
    markers
  3. Take attendance
II. Whole Class
A. After giving out the
handouts.
  1. Explain the activity
    for today:
  2. Students read and
    mark up the packet
    while searching for
    words they do not
    know and defining
    them either using
    the dictionary or
    Thesaurus (ESOL).
    Explain that they are
    to mark up and
    annotate the packet
    to be able to
    respond to
    questions later.
III. Individual Work/Buddy
Team
  1. Students will now
    proceed to read the
    packet and mark it
    up on the edges or
    margins. Looking up
    words, answering
    the side questions.
    Close Reading for
    comprehension.
  1. Please note that
    they will recreate the
    charts from page
    585 and 590 in their
    notebooks.
  2. Periods 1, 3,4, and
    7 will answer all of
    the questions from
    the last page in the
    packet in their Writer’
    s Notebook (80
    points)
  3. Periods 6 and 8 will
    answer only Odd
    number questions
    (1, 3,5, and 7). (40
    points)
IV. Homework
  1. Anything not
    completed in class
    as it is instructed in
    the packet.
  2. Bring Collections
    textbook.
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I.
Warm Up
  1. Students receive packets.
  2. Students take out notebooks, pens,
    markers
  3. Take attendance

II. Whole Class
A. After giving out the handouts.
  1. Explain the activity for today:
  2. Students read and mark up the packet
    while searching for words they do not
    know and defining them either using
    the dictionary or Thesaurus (ESOL).
    Explain that they are to mark up and
    annotate the packet to be able to
    respond to questions later.

III. Individual Work/Buddy Team
  1. Students will now proceed to read the
    packet and mark it up on the edges or
    margins. Looking up words, answering
    the side questions. Close Reading for
    comprehension.
  1. Please note that they will recreate the
    charts from page 585 and 590 in their
    notebooks.
  2. Periods 1, 3,4, and 7 will answer all of
    the questions from the last page in the
    packet in their Writer’s Notebook (80
    points)
  3. Periods 6 and 8 will answer only Odd
    number questions (1, 3,5, and 7). (40
    points)
IV. Homework
  1. Anything not completed in class as it is
    instructed in the packet.
  2. Bring Collections textbook.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Students receive Lecture Notes
handout.
Pupil Essay samples.
II.
Whole Class
  1. Essay Lecture
  2. Students take notes
III. Buddy Share
A. Students mark up the essays for
claim, reasons, evidence, counterclaim
in both essays.
IV.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
B. Bring class textbook
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I.
Warm Up
A. Take out Lecture Notes and Pupil
Essays
B. Take out Emancipation
Proclamation Packet and WN
C. Receive Female Athletes Essay
1st Draft
II.
Individual Work
A. Edit and Revise the Female
Athletes essay,
1. Worth 100 pts
2. Due Friday
3. Use
Writer's Inc for guidance
B. Check Emancipation
Proclamation/Gettysburg Address
packet
C. Check Lecture Notes and marked
Pupil essays
III.
Homework
A. Bring the first draft of the essay
B. Submit the 2nd draft of the essay
to One Drive and share with me.
C. Anything not completed in class.
D. Click on the following link for the
three tutorials:
Level Up Tutorials
1. Revising at the Sentence Level
2. Revising to add supporting details
3. Revising for Unity, Coherence, and
Organization.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Take out Lecture Notes and Pupil
Essays
B. Take out Emancipation
Proclamation Packet and WN
C. Receive Female Athletes Essay
1st Draft
II.
Individual Work
A. Edit and Revise the Female
Athletes essay,
1. Worth 100 pts
2. Due Friday
3. Use
Writer's Inc for guidance
B. Check Emancipation
Proclamation/Gettysburg Address
packet
C. Check Lecture Notes and marked
Pupil essays
III.
Homework
A. Bring the first draft of the essay
B. Submit the 2nd draft of the essay
to One Drive and share with me.
C. Anything not completed in class.
D. Click on the following link for the
three tutorials:
Level Up Tutorials
1. Revising at the Sentence Level
2. Revising to add supporting details
3. Revising for Unity, Coherence, and
Organization.
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I.
Warm Up
A. Sit at your laptop
B. Sign on to one drive
II.
Small Group
A. Writing Practice-
Peer-editing/Peer Review
Tutorials:
Take notes and document
in Language Log:
  1. Word Choice
  2. Using Transitions
  3. Pronouns
  4. Sentence Fragments
  5. Parts of a sentence-
    Subje
  6. Parts of a sentence-
    Complements
  7. Classifying
    sentences by
    structure
III. Homework
A. Anything not completed
in class.
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