6 August - 12 August
13 August - 19 August
20 August - 26 August
27 August - 2 September
3 September - 9 September
MONDAY: NO SCHOOL
TUESDAY: City of the Beasts Discussion
WEDNESDAY: AP Question #2 Essay
BLOCK DAY: AP Practice MC Test
10 September - 16 September
MONDAY: Heart of Darkness Book Check, Discussed Frame Narrative and annotation, Read Book 1
TUESDAY: Peer Score AP Prompt Question #2, Continue reading HOD
WEDNESDAY: Poetic Devices Quiz #4
BLOCK DAY: Heart of Darkness Quiz #1 (Book 1)
- This week
17 September - 23 September
MONDAY: Poetic Devices Quiz #4
TUESDAY: Read Book 2 and 3 of HOD
BLOCK DAY: Read and work on personal statements and essays
24 September - 30 September
TUESDAY: HOD Quiz #2
BLOCK DAY: Heart of Darkness Quiz #3 (Block Day)
FRIDAY: No School
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 1-7
1 October - 7 October
MONDAY: Read "An Image of Africa" by China Achebe
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 8-11
TUESDAY: Small Group Discussion
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 12-13
WEDNESDAY: Large Group Discussion
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 14-16
THURSDAY: Large Group Discussion
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 17-19
8 October - 14 October
MONDAY: TFA Book Check,
HOMEWORK: Read TFA Ch. 20-22
TUESDAY: Finish Reading TFA in class
WEDNESDAY: NATIONAL TESTING DAY
BLOCK DAY: Things Fall Apart Assessment
15 October - 21 October
22 October - 28 October
MONDAY: Hand back essays and discuss marks and feedback
TUESDAY: Discuss poetry (see document below)
WEDNESDAY: NO SCHOOL
BLOCK DAY: Huck Finn Writing Assignment (come see me if you missed this)
HOMEWORK: BRING THE CRUCIBLE TO CLASS MONDAY!
29 October - 4 November
MONDAY: Note taking on The Crucible (McCarthysim, Arthur Miller, Literary Movement and Social Context)
TUESDAY: Finish notes
WEDNESDAY: Begin reading The Crucible
BLOCK DAY: Continue Reading The Crucible
5 November - 11 November
MONDAY: Read The Crucible EVERYDAY this week in class
TUESDAY: The Crucible
WEDNESDAY: The Crucible
BLOCK DAY: The Crucible
12 November - 18 November
MONDAY: Read The Crucible
TUESDAY: Finish The Crucible, begin watching the movie
WEDNESDAY: The Crucible Movie
BLOCK DAY: Movie and Writing Assignment
HOMEWORK: COMPLETE THE CRUCIBLE WRITING PROMPT BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT!
19 November - 25 November
READ SULA over THANKSGIVING Break!!
BE WARNED: A writing assessment will be given the day you come back from break!
26 November - 2 December
MONDAY: Sula Writing Assessment
TUESDAY: Catch-up on Sula reading
BLOCK DAY: Sula Questions (see below):
Directions: Choose 4 questions and complete the answers on your own sheet of paper. You may not use your Chromebook.
1. List at least three places where grief is seen in the novel, explaining what has caused the grief. Compare and contrast the way that the grief is expressed by the different characters.
2. Morrison uses many repeated images and symbols in the novel. Explain at least three of them and their significance in terms of, character, plot, or theme.
3. How does Morrison bridge the gap and hold the novel together between Part One and Part Two, which are separated in time by ten years?
4. Discuss the significance of names in the novel. (Some examples: Nel Wright, Eva and Sula Peace, Jude)
5. Fire is a repeated image in the novel. Discuss where it is seen and its importance to the meaning of the novel.
6. What do you think happens to Sula between Part One and Part Two? Is it important to the novel? Why or why not?
7. What are the major and minor themes of the novel?
8. Explain why the novel is a tragedy.
3 December - 9 December
MONDAY-FRIDAY: CATCH UP WEEK!!!
STUDENT SHOULD USE THIS WEEK TO MAKE UP MISSING ASSIGNMENTS, ASSESSMENTS, OR READINGS THAT WERE NOT COMPLETED DURING THE SEMESTER!
10 December - 16 December
CHRISTMAS BREAK HOMEWORK: BUY AND READ The Stranger by Albert Camus
WARNING: ASSESSMENT ON THE NOVELLA WILL BE ON WED, JAN 4th!!!
17 December - 23 December
24 December - 30 December
31 December - 6 January
7 January - 13 January
14 January - 20 January
21 January - 27 January
28 January - 3 February
4 February - 10 February
11 February - 17 February
18 February - 24 February
25 February - 3 March
4 March - 10 March
11 March - 17 March
18 March - 24 March
25 March - 31 March
1 April - 7 April
8 April - 14 April
MONDAY: Shakespeare intro (TedEd Videos)
TUESDAY: King Lear Quiz Preparation packet
WEDNESDAY: Read King Lear
Read King Lear Act I-III by April 24th
King Lear Quiz Act I-III on April 25th
15 April - 21 April
22 April - 28 April
29 April - 5 May
MONDAY: Practice AP Multiple Choice Test
TUESDAY: Practice AP Essay
WEDNESDAY: AP EXAM!!!!
THURSDAY: Senior Final Project
FRIDAY: Senior Final Project
6 May - 12 May
Work on Senior Final Project
(bring all necessary materials)
13 May - 19 May
Senior Exams and Graduation Activities
20 May - 26 May
27 May - 2 June
3 June - 9 June