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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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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