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  1. page AP Previous Week's edited Week of 5/29 to 5/26 Last week for seniors Monday 5/29 Memorial Day Tuesday 5/30 Work owed …

    Week of 5/29 to 5/26
    Last week for seniors
    Monday 5/29
    Memorial Day
    Tuesday 5/30
    Work owed
    Return all graded papers
    Review benchmark essays for Heart of Darkness Test
    {BMAnswers Heart of Darkness Test.docx}
    Wednesday 5/31
    Work owed
    Last of the Senior Presentations
    Thursday 6/1
    Binders - take home or recycle - both for a grade
    Friday 6/2
    Free day
    Week of 5/22 to 5/26
    Monday 5/22
    Work on final essay in class - due at beginning of class on Thursday
    {Directions for McTeague Essay Final Exam.docx}
    {McTeague Passage copy.pdf}
    Tuesday 5/23
    Mrs. Miller has Keystone Testing in the AM - there will be no third period class, but there will be a fifth period class - students will work on the essays both in and out of class - if you are sent to a mass study hall, take your laptop and work on your essay.
    Wednesday 5/24
    Mrs. Miller has Keystone Testing in the AM - there will be no third period class, but there will be a fifth period class - students will work on the essays both in and out of class - if you are sent to a mass study hall, take your laptop and work on your essay.
    Thursday 5/25
    Collect essay portion of final exam at beginning of class
    Binders - take home or empty and recycle
    Senior Presentations
    Makeup exam
    Friday 5/26
    Makeup Exams
    Senior Presentations
    Class party
    Week of 5/15 to 5/19
    Final Exam Week
    Monday 5/15
    Senior Skip Day
    No scheduled activities
    Tuesday 5/16
    Review for final
    {AP Final Exam Review.docx}
    Wednesday 5/17
    Part 1 of final - one prose passage and multiple-choice questions
    Set up file for essay portion of exam and write per following directions
    Homework: read prompt for essay
    Thursday 5/18
    Part 2 of final - one poem and multiple-choice questions
    Return all graded papers
    Friday 5/19
    Take out binders
    Return graded essays 5AM/5 Flights
    Examine benchmark essay
    Directions and set up for McTeague essay
    {Directions for McTeague Essay Final Exam.docx}
    Week of 5/8 to 5/12
    Senior Project papers and presentations this week. This is a graduation requirement.
    Monday 5/8
    Senior Presentations
    Tuesday 5/9
    Senior Presentations
    Wednesday 5/10
    Senior Presentations
    Thursday 5/11
    Senior Presentations
    Friday 5/12
    Early dismissal due to Prom
    Senior Presentations
    Week of 5/1 to 5/5
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 5/1
    Assign presentation times for Senior Projects
    Heart of Darkness
    Review for Thursday's essay test on Heart of Darkness
    {Heart of Darkness Study Guide.pdf}
    {HEART OF DARKNESS Test SG.docx}
    Tuesday 5/2
    Review for Thursday's essay test on Heart of Darkness
    Brief for tomorrow's AP Exam for this evening at home
    {Review of Attack Plan for.doc}
    {Scoring High on the AP Test.pdf}
    {Tips for Taking the AP Exam.pdf}
    Wednesday 5/3
    Check that all novels have been returned
    AP Literature and Composition Test
    Review for essay portion of Final Exam
    Thursday 5/4
    Heart of Darkness
    Concluding Essay Test
    Friday 5/5
    Make up tests on Heart of Darkness
    Week of 4/24 to 4/28
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/24
    Review, discuss, and grade questions for Part 2
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Friday
    Tuesday 4/25
    Heart of Darkness
    Read Part 3 of Heart of Darkness and answer the questions
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Friday
    Wednesday 4/26
    Early Dismissal
    Mrs. Miller is out sick today
    Heart of Darkness
    Finish reading part 3 of heart of Darkness and answering the question - we will review and grade this in class tomorrow
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for tomorrow
    Thursday 4/27
    Heart of Darkness
    Review and grade Part 3 of heart of Darkness
    Friday 4/28
    Heart of Darkness
    Finish review and grading for Part 3
    Begin review for Heart of Darkness Test\
    {Heart of Darkness Study Guide.pdf}
    {HEART OF DARKNESS Test SG.docx}
    Week of 4/17 to 4/21
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/17
    Spring Vacation
    Tuesday 4/18
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Collect Part 1 questions
    Begin to review, discuss, and grade Part 1 Questions
    Homework: Read part 2 and answer questions for Friday
    Wednesday 4/19
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Complete review, discussion, and grading of Part 1 Questions
    Homework: Read part 2 and answer questions for Friday
    Thursday 4/16
    Heart of Darkness
    SSR Part 2 in class
    Homework: Part 2 questions due tomorrow
    Friday 4/17
    Heart of Darkness
    Complete SSR for Part 2
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Wednesday
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement mandated by the state.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Week of 4/10 to 4/14
    Monday 4/10
    Schedule senior presentation
    Return graded papers and graded Mulvaney essays
    Review benchmark essays for the Mulvaney essay
    {BMMulvaneyCarroll2017.pdf}
    Distribute copies of the Heart of Darkness
    Homework: associated with reading Heart of Darkness
    Tuesday 4/11
    Schedule senior presentation
    Heart of Darkness Week
    {EuropeanColonialisminAfrica(2).ppt}
    {ScrambleforAfrica.ppt}
    {HeartofDarknessSG.pdf}
    {Heart of Darkness Questions.doc}
    Set up folder and file for Heart of Darkness questions - create a Heart of Darkness folder and then simply copy and paste above questions into a file created in that folder
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 4/12
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Read all of Part 1 of the novella and answer the quotes and questions in writing
    Homework: Complete assignment as homework over break if you do not complete it in class. We will review and grade Part 1 question in class on Tuesday 4/18
    Thursday 4/13
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Read all of Part 1 of the novella and answer the quotes and questions in writing
    Homework: Complete assignment as homework over break if you do not complete it in class. We will review and grade Part 1 question in class on Tuesday 4/18
    Friday 4/14
    Spring Vacation
    Week of 4/3 to 4/7
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement mandated by the state.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/3
    Circulate rubric to check progress on Senior Class Projects
    Lesson on writing a compare/contrast essay on poetry:
    {Prompt Dark-Night.pdf}
    {AccustomedNOTESDark-Night.pdf}
    {AcquantedDark-Night Notes(2).pdf}
    {Dark-NightBM2-2012.pdf}
    Tuesday 4/4
    Last day of Marking Period 3
    Conclude yesterday's lesson on writing a compare/contrast essay on poetry
    Set up file and folder for compare/contrast essay on poetry
    Review the writing prompt and two poems for compare/contrast essay
    {Five A.M. and Five Flights.pdf}
    Homework: Read the writing prompt and two poems for the compare/contrast essay on Thursday
    Wednesday 4/5
    Begin compare/contrast essay
    {Five A.M. and Five Flights.pdf}
    I will review and give you both the notes and the scaffolding, which will be posted below
    Work on compare/contrast essay in class
    Thursday 4/6
    Work on compare/contrast essay - finish for homework - due Tuesday 4/11
    Friday 4/7
    Work on compare/contrast essay - finish for homework - due Tuesday 4/11
    Homework: Analytical essay on Five A.M. and Five Flights Up is due next Tuesday 4/11
    Week of 3/27 to 3/31
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Thursday, May 3
    Monday 3/27
    Review weekly schedule up to year end that is posted on wiki under current schedule
    Return all graded papers
    Review rubric for scores on prose packet
    {Scores for Prose Packet Quiz 1.docx}
    Homework: read the 2003 English Literature and Composition Free-Response Question 2, both prompt and passage
    {Mulvaney Passage Pristine.pdf}
    Tuesday 3/28
    Lesson on Steps of writing analytical prose essay
    {Mulvaney Scoring Guide.pdf}
    {Mulvaney Notes.pdf}
    {Guiding Notes for We Were the Mulvaneys.docx}
    Wednesday 3/29
    Conclude lesson on steps of prose essay
    Set up folder and file for prose essay
    Work on prose essay in class
    Thursday 3/30
    Work on prose essay in class
    Friday 3/31
    Prose essay due at the end of class
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
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    Die Winter !
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    Monday 3/20
    Distribute graded Convergence papers - students will take a few moments to read and analyze teacher's comments
    Examine benchmark essays on Convergence
    {BMTwainLocke.pdf}
    {BMTwainRepecki.pdf}
    {BMTwainSilfies.pdf}
    Tuesday 3/21
    Read the two prose passages passages and answer the multiple-choice questions
    We will review and grade this in class tomorrow for a quiz grade to be curved per AP standards
    Homework: complete the grade rubric you receive today for Thursday - we will discuss this then and I will collect it to count for 10 homework points
    {Assessment Rubric for Proficiency on AP Style MC Questions.docx}
    Wednesday 3/22
    Explain score for "Do Not Go Gentle..."
    {Scores for Do Not Go Gentle….docx}
    Review and grade yesterday's reading passages
    Review and grade "Letter to Lord Chesterfield
    Thursday 3/23
    Collect grade rubric
    Discuss grade rubric and AP Exam - report to Guidance during PODS today or tomorrow if you plan to take the AP Literature Exam
    {sample AP test.pdf}
    {BMSwampCondly14.pdf}
    Friday 3/24
    Lesson on How to Write an Analytical Essay on Prose
    Read Mary Barton from sample AP Exam
    {sample AP test.pdf}
    Review the following steps of the writing process:
    {Rubric Mary Barton-1.pdf}
    {Mary Barton Notes.pdf}
    {Scaffolding for Mary Barton(3).docx}
    {BMMaryBarton2016.pdf}
    Week of 3/13 to 3/17
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 3/13
    Review and grade worksheets from Friday
    Return all graded papers and have students place in binder
    Tuesday 3/14
    SNOW DAY
    Wednesday 3/15
    SNOW DAY
    Thursday 3/16
    SNOW DAY
    Friday 3/17
    SNOW DAY
    Week of 3/6 to 3/10
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 3/6
    Review and grade worksheets from Friday
    Return all graded papers and have students place in binder
    Tuesday 3/7
    Lesson on prose selection with multiple-choice questions
    Complete packet pages 166-171 with reading and multiple-choice questions and place in basket
    Wednesday 3/8
    Mrs. Miller is out today beginning at 11:30
    Complete packet pages 112-117 with reading and multiple-choice questions and place in basket
    If you were absent yesterday, get packet 166-171 from the sub an complete it before class tomorrwo
    Homework We will review and grade both packets in class tomorrow - these will be recorded in the grade book but will not count towards the MP grade.
    Thursday 3/9
    Review and grade prose passages from yesterday
    Return graded papers if time permits
    Friday 3/10
    Return graded essays on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review benchmark essays on same
    AP English Current Class Schedule
    Week of 2/27 to 3/3Week of 2/27 to 3/3
    Reminder for AP examReminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 2/27Monday 2/27
    Monday 2/27-No Sub was in on Friday - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for MondayNo Sub was in on Friday - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for Monday
    You will receive hard copies of the following five worksheets to complete in class:
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf {Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf}
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    Details
    Download {vague-pronoun-reference.pdf}
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    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} parallel structure 1.pdf parallel structure 1.pdf {parallel structure 1.pdf}
    Details
    Download {parallel structure 1.pdf}
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    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
    Details
    Download {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
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    Monday 2/27-Tuesday 2/28Tuesday 2/28
    Complete and submit worksheets
    Monday 2/27-Wednesday 3/1Wednesday 3/1
    We will review and grade the worksheets from yesterday and Monday
    Monday 2/27-Thursday 3/2Thursday 3/2
    Look at an analytical essay on poetry from an actual AP Exam
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf {AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf}
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    Monday 2/27-Friday 3/3Friday 3/3
    You will receive a copy of a two prose essays that you will read and then answer the multiple choice questions. You will place your answer sheet in the collection basket at the end of the period.
    Week of 2/20 to 2/24
    Monday 2/20
    Presidents' Day
    Tuesday 2/21
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:
    Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!
    Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.
    Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.
    Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Preparing for the AP Exam:
    {AP Literature Exam Most Frequently Cited 1970 copy 2.docx}
    {How the AP Literature and Composition Exam is Evaluated.pdf}
    {Scoring High on the AP Test.pdf}
    {Tips for Taking the AP Exam.pdf}
    {Creating a Plan of Attack.pdf}
    {Review of Attack Plan for.doc}
    {Literary Devices Used in Prose Passage(1).pdf}
    Homework: Analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain is due BOC Thursday. Please submit printed copy at the beginning of class
    Wednesday 2/22
    Finish any remaining points from yesterday's lesson
    Preparing for Grammar on the AP Exam:
    {verbals.doc}
    {buildmusclephrasesandclausesppt.ppt}
    {Phrases and Clauses.doc}
    {Avoid Ambiguous Pronouns.docx}
    {ActiveandPassiveVoice.ppt}
    {Identifying Active and Passive Voice docx.docx}
    {Parallel_Structure.ppt}
    Homework: Analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain is due BOC Thursday. Please submit printed copy at the beginning of class
    Thursday 2/23
    Place printed copy of your analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain in the basket at the beginning of class.
    Finish any remaining points from yesterday's lesson
    Handout: Chapter 8 - Grammar Review
    Friday 2/24
    Mrs.Miller is out today
    No Sub - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for Monday
    You will receive hard copies of the following five worksheets to complete in class:
    {Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf}
    {vague-pronoun-reference.pdf}
    {parallel structure 1.pdf}
    {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
    Homework: If you cannot finish the worksheets in class, finish them as homework. Do not submit the worksheets - we will be switching papers on Monday to review and grade the worksheets.
    Week of 2/13 to 2/20
    Monday 2/13
    Late Start
    Review weekly schedule on wiki
    Distribute hard copies of the prompt on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    Tuesday 2/14
    Continue analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Set up file for Convergence Essay
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Wednesday 2/15
    If you were absent part of the class or the entire class yesterday when I modeled extemporaneous writing, watch the following video. YOU MAY NOT TAKE NOTES FOR THIS VIDEO TO WRITE YOUR ESSAY
    Begin work on analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain"
    {Scaffolding for Convergence.docx}
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Thursday 2/16
    Work on analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Homework: Study for tomorrow's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Friday 2/17
    Quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry
    Quiz on poetry handout with MC questions
    Homework: Analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Week of 2/6 to 2/10
    Monday 2/6
    Review and grade "Gassing..." and "S.I.W."
    http://study.com/academy/lesson/slant-rhyme-in-poetry-definition-examples-quiz.html
    {Half Rhyme.docx}
    Review Poetic Devices 34-44
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Homework: Study for Quiz on Poetic Devices 34-44
    Tuesday 2/7
    Mrs Miller is out today
    Take 34-44 Quiz on Poetic Devices
    After quiz, you will read the handout on the AP Test aloud in class.
    NOTE - if there is a snow day - this work will be rescheduled for Friday. If there is a late start, you will only have the quiz, and you will be given the handout to do on Friday in class.
    Wednesday 2/8
    Late Start - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Finish the hand out as homework
    Mrs. Miller is out today per doctor's orders - sorry, Guys! Miss you all!
    Finish reading aloud the handout on the AP test aloud if you did not do so yesterday
    Then read the following prose passage and answer the questions - I will grade this for you - it will not count in your MP3 grade
    Please take turns printing this out - five at a time so you do not jam the printer. Place more paper in the printer if you need to do so.
    {From Roughing It.pdf}
    Thursday 2/9
    Snow Day - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Distribute hard copies of the prompt
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Friday 2/10
    Late Start - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Return graded papers
    Review and grade "From Roughing It"
    Complete analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Set up file for Convergence Essay
    Week of 1/30 to 2/3
    Monday 1/30
    Return graded analytical essays for The Color Purple
    Review benchmark essays for The Color Purple
    {BMPurpleEssay2016.pdf}
    Homework: Study Poetic Devices 23-33 for quiz on Wednesday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Tuesday 1/31
    snow day - had to rework entire weekly schedule - adjustment in bold
    Lesson on how to write an analytical essay on a poem - use the following models:
    {Here Poem.pdf}
    {Here notes.pdf}
    {GUIDELINES FOR HERE ESSAY.docx}
    {BMHereEssay2011.pdf}
    {APExamHere sample essay.pdf}
    Homework: Study Poetic Devices 23-33 for quiz tomorrow
    Wednesday 2/1
    Covered steps 1 and 2 from Tuesday's lesson
    Early Dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Quiz on Poetic Devices 23-33 - review and grade in class
    Wrap up loose ends from yesterday's lesson.
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Thursday 2/2
    Students took poetic devices quiz 23-33 and graded it in class
    Students worked on "Gassing..." and "SIW" due for next Tuesday
    Wrap up loose ends from Tuesday's Lesson
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Friday 2/3
    Reviewed next week's schedule
    Finished the rest of Tuesday's Lesson
    Return graded papers if time permits
    Finish notes on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Share scaffolding for essay
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Week of 1/16 to 1/20
    Monday 1/16
    No School - Marin Luther King Day
    Tuesday 1/17
    Mrs. Miller is out today
    Read the following poem on your own and answer the multiple-choice questions on a separate sheet of paper. Put your name, period, and date at the top of the paper. Put the poem's title and number the corresponding questions beneath the title. Place in the basket by the end of the period. We will review and grade these in class tomorrow.
    {Hampton Beach.pdf}
    Homework: We will also review and grade the multiple choice questions for Convergence of the Twain tomorrow. Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 will be on Thursday.
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 1/18
    Review and grade questions for Convergence of the Twain
    Homework: Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 tomorrow.
    Thursday 1/19
    Period 6 half the class was missing because of schedule changes
    Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 - your teacher will grade these
    The following was not done in Period 6
    Review and grade questions for Hampton Beach
    Review of following tutorial
    {MC Questions on Poetry Tutorial.pdf}
    Friday 1/20
    Period 6 only
    Submit Hampton Beach
    Review of following tutorial
    {MC Questions on Poetry Tutorial.pdf}
    Both classes: read "Fueled" "The Lamb" and answer the corresponding questions - submit by the end of the period - we will review these in class next Wednesday
    {Fueled and questions.pdf}
    {The Lamb and questions copy.pdf}
    Week of 1/9 to 1/13
    Monday 1/9
    Complete midterms and submit
    Homework: Answer the multiple-choice questions for "The Convergence of the Twain" for Wednesday
    Tuesday 1/10
    Return graded Color Purple Essay Tests
    Review benchmark answers on Essay Test
    Wednesday 1/11
    Snow Day
    Thursday 1/12
    Grade Binders
    Finish review of benchmark answers on Essay Test
    Friday 1/13
    No school
    Week of 1/2 to 1/6
    Monday 1/2
    Winter Holiday
    Tuesday 1/3
    Read the poem "After Great Pain..." by Emily Dickinson. Read for the literal meaning and then answer the multiple-choice questions.
    I will be out Friday and on 1/17 and 1/25
    First Place Award for The Flame
    End of Marking Period
    Current Grades
    Midterm Exam this Friday
    Work Owed
    Change of Scores
    Paper Return
    Binder Check
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 tomorrow
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 1/4
    Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 - review and grade in class
    I will be out Friday and on 1/17 and 1/25
    First Place Award for The Flame
    End of Marking Period
    Current Grades
    Midterm Exam this Friday
    Work Owed
    Change of Scores
    Paper Return
    Binder Check
    Thursday 1/5
    Distribute Review for Midterm
    Return graded essay tests on The Color Purple
    Examine Benchmark answers for The Color Purple
    Friday 1/6
    Midterm Exam
    Week of 12/19 to 12/23
    Monday 12/19
    {Sonnet LV.docx}
    {Sonnet 55 Explication.pdf}
    {Sonnet 55MC.pdf}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 on Wednesday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Tuesday 12/20
    {Sonnet 146 and questions.pdf}
    {Worksheet for Explication of Sonnet 146.docx}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 tomorrow
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 12/21
    Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11
    After quiz read the poem "After Great Pain..." by Emily Dickinson. Read for the literal meaning and then answer the multiple-choice questions.
    Homework: None
    Thursday 12/22
    Holiday Activities
    Friday 12/23
    Winter Holiday
    Week of 12/12 to 12/16
    Monday 12/12
    Two Hour Delay
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today
    Take vocab quiz 21-24 - place in basket when done
    After test do the assignment on rhyme scheme - complete as homework due Wednesday
    {LABEL THE RHYME PATTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING POEMS.docx}
    Refer to the following lesson for help in the above
    {rhyme scheme.doc}
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due tomorrow; Rhyme Scheme Assignment due Wednesday; Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    Tuesday 12/13
    Collect Color Purple Essays
    {John Donne Biography.docx}
    Teacher lead explication of Holy Sonnet 10
    {Donne's sonnet 10.doc}
    Homework: Rhyme Scheme Assignment due tomorrow; Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 12/14
    Review rhyme scheme assignment and teacher lead explication of poems
    Homework:
    Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    Thursday 12/15
    {Holy Sonnets 10 & 14 explicaiton.pdf}
    Teacher Lead explication of Holy Sonnet 14
    {Donne's sonnet 14.doc}
    Homework: Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Monday
    Friday 12/16
    Finish Explication of Holy Sonnet 14
    {Holy Sonnets 10 & 14 explicaiton.pdf}
    {Sonnet LV.docx}
    {Sonnet 55 Explication.pdf}
    {Sonnet 55MC.pdf}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 on Monday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Week of 12/5 to 12/9
    Monday 12/5
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today
    Work on Color Purple Essay in class
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    USE THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES FOR YOUR ESSAY
    {2016 Writing Guidelines for The Color Purple Essay.docx}
    Vocabulary Worksheets:
    {B2-21-22.pdf}
    {B2-23-24.pdf}
    Students will make up Color Purple Essay Tests in PODS tomorrow
    Homework: Vocabulary 21-22 and 23-24 due tomorrow
    Tuesday 12/6
    Students will make up Color Purple Essay Tests in PODS today
    Review and grade vocabulary sheets 21-22 and 23-24
    Work on Color Purple Essay in class
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9
    Wednesday 12/7
    Unit on Poetry - Tutorials to be listed
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9
    Thursday 12/8
    Unit on Poetry - Tutorials to be listed
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class tomorrow
    Friday 12/9
    Review and grade vocab worksheets 21-22 and 23-24
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    Review Sonnet 18
    {Sonnett XVIII.docx}
    {Iambic pentameter .doc}
    {rhyme scheme.doc}
    Homework: Final Copy of Purple due on Tuesday - Vocab Quiz 21-24 Monday - Mrs. Miller will be out for a doctor visit again on Monday
    Week of 11/28 to 12/2
    Monday 11/28
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Tuesday 11/29
    Mrs. Miller out on an emergency today
    Begin study of poetry: Cover the following handouts - Cover the first 11 terms on Glossary
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    {Guide for How to Read a Poem.doc}
    { method for analyzing a poem.doc}
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices.doc}
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 11/30
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today. Please be on your best behavior.
    Vocabulary Quiz 17-20
    After quiz work on Vocabulary Worksheets 21-22 and 23-24 - due Monday 12/5
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Thursday 12/1
    Make up vocab quizzes in library
    Grade vocab quizzes
    Set up folder and file for The Color Purple
    Discuss four tutorials on Tuesday
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Friday 12/2
    Discuss prompt for The Color Purple
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    Discuss framework for Purple Essay
    Teacher model of extemporaneous writing of body paragraph 1
    Begin analytical essay on The Color Purple
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Week of 11/21 to 11/25
    Monday 11/21
    Early dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    Homework: None
    Tuesday 11/22
    Early dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Set up folder and file for The Color Purple
    Discuss prompt for The Color Purple
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 11/23
    Early dismissal for holiday
    Vocabulary Quiz 17-20
    Review and grade Vocabulary Quiz
    Homework: None
    Thursday 11/24
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Friday 11/125
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Week of 11/14 to 11/18
    Monday 11/14
    Return graded analytical essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Examine benchmark essay(s) on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Who owes work - if you owe vocabulary quiz 13-16, you will have to make it up in PODS
    {BMEyesCondly2016.pdf}
    {BMEyesStelling2016.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    {Vocab worksheet B2 17-18.pdf}
    {vocab worksheet B2 19-20.pdf}
    Tuesday 11/15
    Scenes from the movie The Color Purple
    Homework: none
    Wednesday 11/16
    Return graded reading response questions for The Color Purple
    Scenes from the movie The Color Purple
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Thursday 11/17
    Review for essay test on The Color Purple
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    {Study Guide for Color Purple Essay Test.docx}
    {The Color Purple Themes and Motifs.docx}
    {color purple notes.doc}
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Friday 11/18
    Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Homework: none
    Week of 11/7 to 11/11
    Monday 11/7
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    {Vocab 13-14.pdf}
    {Vocab 15-16.pdf}
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 on Thursday
    Tuesday 11/8
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 on Thursday
    Wednesday 11/9
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 tomorrow
    Thursday 11/10
    Quiz on Vocabulary 13-16 - review and grade in class
    Begin vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    {Vocab worksheet B2 17-18.pdf}
    {vocab worksheet B2 19-20.pdf}
    Homework: vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 due on Monday 11/14
    Friday 11/11
    Return graded Eyes Analytical Essays
    Examine Benchmark Essays for Eyes
    Homework: vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 due on Tuesday 11/15
    Week of 10/31 to 11/4
    Monday 10/31
    Conclude review of points and benchmark answers for Eyes Analytical Essay
    {Breakdown of number of points for each essay question on Eyes Essay Test.docx}
    {2016 Eyes Essay Test Benchmark Answers.docx}
    {Questions 4 and 5.docx}
    Review and grade vocab worksheets 13-14 and 15-16 if time permits
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Tuesday 11/1
    Review and grade vocab worksheets for yesterday if necessary
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Wednesday 11/2
    Early Dismissal
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Thursday 11/3
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 tomorrow
    Friday 11/4
    Quiz on Vocabulary 13-16 - review and grade in class
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    { Questions Letters 22-33.docx}
    Homework: None
    Week of 10/24 to 10/28
    Monday 10/24
    Work on analytical essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocab Quiz 9-12 tomorrow; final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Tuesday 10/25
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today. Please be on your best behavior.
    Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 - place in collection basket when done
    After you complete the quiz, finish your analytical essay. You may print and submit your essay if you finish it.
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Wednesday 10/26
    Make up vocabulary quiz 9-12
    Review, discuss, and grade reading response questions from The Color Purple
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Thursday 10/27
    Review and grad Vocab Quiz 9-12
    Review, discuss, and grade reading response questions from The Color Purple
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC tomorrow
    Friday 10/28
    Collect Final Copies of Eyes Analytical Essays
    Return graded essay tests for Their Eyes
    Share benchmark answers for Their Eyes Essay Test
    {Breakdown of number of points for each essay question on Eyes Essay Test.docx}
    {2016 Eyes Essay Test Benchmark Answers.docx}
    {Questions 4 and 5.docx}
    Homework: None
    Week of 10/17 to 10/21
    Monday 10/17
    Mrs. Miller is out today - be self-directed and stay on task
    Log into the wiki for today’s lesson.
    Open the list of challenge areas on the college essay. Follow the list of challenge areas on the college essay as the sub reviews it with you.
    {Challenge Areas on College Essay.docx}
    Open up each benchmark college essay for your period only. Each one of the authors is to read his or her essay aloud to the class. If a student is absent, the sub will read it.
    Period 3 Benchmark Essays
    {BMCEP3Carroll.pdf}
    {BMCEP3Locke.pdf}
    {BMCEP3Montelius.pdf}
    Period 6 Benchmark Essays
    {BMCEP6Matthews.pdf}
    {BMCEP6McArdle.pdf}
    {BMCEP6Naranjo.pdf}
    {BMCEP6Repecki.pdf}
    Return graded edited college essays
    Do the corrections on your college essay in Google Drive. Do editing and revision exactly as i marked it on your paper.
    Tuesday 10/18
    {tenseshift-1.ppt}
    Finish corrections on college essay
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 on Friday
    Wednesday 10/19
    Grade vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12
    Lesson on Pronoun Case
    {pronouncase.ppt}
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 on Friday changed to Tuesday October 10/25
    Thursday 10/20
    Review writing prompt and grading rubric for Their Eyes Were Watching God analytical essay
    {Eyes Prompt and Rubric(3).pdf}
    {Framework for Eyes Essay.docx}
    Model extemporaneous writing of analytical essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 Tuesday, 10/25, Analytical Essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God BOC Friday 10/28
    Friday 10/21
    Return graded vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12
    Students will use Framework for Eyes Essay to write their analytical essay on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 Tuesday, 10/25, Analytical Essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God BOC Friday 10/28
    Week of 10/10 to 10/14
    Monday 10/10
    Teacher In-Service
    No School
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Tuesday 10/11
    Review and grade vocab quiz 7-8 and 9-10
    Students who did not take the vocab quiz will make it up this period in the library
    Begin unit on analytical essay
    Model how to write an analytical essay per the following steps:
    {Jane Eyre Prompt.pdf}
    {Jane Eyre Scoring Guide.pdf}
    {Tips for a Good Analytical Essay.docx}
    {Jane Eyre Essay scaffolding.docx}
    {BMJaneEyreEssay.pdf}
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Wednesday 10/12
    Conclude modeling of analytical essay
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Thursday 10/13
    Renaissance Faire Trip
    No classwork scheduled
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Monday
    Friday 10/14
    Continue with unit on writing an analytical essay
    Homework: Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Tuesday
    Week of 10/3 to 10/7
    Monday 10/3
    Students who need to make up the Eyes essay test must come in and do so during PODS this week because we will be reviewing the test next week and you will receive your graded tests.
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class
    {Vocab 5-6.pdf}
    {Vocab 7-8.pdf}
    Lesson on editing and revising college essay to final copy
    Homework: Final copy of college essay due beginning of class Wednesday 10/5 - Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Tuesday 10/4
    Return graded vocabulary worksheets
    Work on final copy of college essay in class
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Homework:
    Final copy of college essay due beginning of class tomorrow 10/5 - Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Wednesday 10/5
    Submit final copy of college essay
    Discuss Renaissance Faire
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Thursday 10/6
    Lesson on writing analytical essays
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 tomorrow 10/7
    Friday 10/7
    Mrs. Miller is out today - be on your best behavior
    Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 - place in basket when done
    Begin Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 - due as homework next Tuesday 10/11
    {Vocab 9-10.pdf}
    {Vocab 11-12.pdf}
    Homework: Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 due next Tuesday 10/11
    Week of 9/26 to 9/30
    NOTE: Your money and permission slips for the Faire are due by Friday of this week - failure to pay will result in your seat being sold
    Monday 9/26
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Brainstorm and outline due beginning of class in your folder
    Work on rough draft and when done with rough draft, copy and paste into final copy and then begin editing and revising in final copy
    Homework: Rough Draft is due end of class tomorrow. The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class Monday 10/3.
    You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Tuesday 9/27
    Rough draft is due end of class today - in folder, do not print
    When done with rough draft, copy and paste into final copy and do revision and editing in final copy - I will look at your final copy and make comments
    Work on final copy in class when rough draft is complete
    Homework: The The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class Monday 10/3
    You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Wednesday 9/28
    Teacher In-service - No School
    Thursday 9/29
    Final copy of college essay due at the beginning of class Wednesday 10/5.
    Lesson on Vague Pronouns
    {Avoiding Vague Pronoun References.docx}
    {Avoid Ambiguous Pronouns.docx}
    Finish final copy and when done, begin to work on Vocab Worksheet 5-6 and 7-8
    {Vocab 5-6.pdf}
    {Vocab 7-8.pdf}
    Homework: We will review and grade vocab worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class next Monday 10/3
    Friday 9/30
    Work on finishing your college essay and when done, work on Vocab Worksheets 5-6 and 7-8
    Homework: We will review and grade vocab worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class next Monday 10/3.
    Submit Final Copy of College Essay BOC on Wednesday 10/5
    Week of 9/19 to 9/23
    NOTE: I will be collecting money and permission slips for the Faire all of this week
    Monday 9/19
    Set up AP Folder and file for Essay Test
    Review for Eyes Essay Test
    {Responding to Essay Questions.docx}
    {Essay Test on the Scarlet Letter.doc}
    {BMScarletLetterEssayTest.docx}
    Homework: On a full sheet of paper write or type the college to which you will be applying and quote the prompt to which you will be responding.
    Tuesday 9/20
    Eyes Essay Test in Period 3 only - no class in Period 6 due to bomb threat and evacuation of building
    Thursday 9/22
    Submit paper with name of college and full topic listed
    Circulate paper for students to list date by which they need their college essay edited
    Set Up College Essay Folder - then following files: Topic, Brainstorm, Outline, Rough Draft, Final Copy
    College Essay Unit
    Model the following:
    {Essay Topic.docx}
    {College Essay Brainstorm.doc}
    {College Essay Outline.doc}
    {College Essay Rough Draft copy.doc}
    {College Essay Final Copy.doc}
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Friday 9/23
    College Essay Unit : Finish topic essay - then work on brainstorm and outline in class - due BOC on Monday- do not print - mark done on bottom of file in folder and the date.
    Homework: Rough Draft is due end of class on Tuesday 9/27. Do not print the rough draft - type on the bottom done and the date. The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class next Friday 9/30. You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Week of 9/12 to 9/16
    NOTE: I will be collecting money and permission slips for the Faire all of this week
    Monday 9/12
    Review weekly wiki
    Return any graded papers due
    Review and grade Vocab Worksheets 1-2 and 3-4
    {Vocab 1-2.pdf}
    {Vocab 3-4.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab quiz 1-4 on Wednesday
    Tuesday 9/13
    Return graded vocab sheets
    Period 6 only - finish questions for Chapters 14-18 of Eyes
    Review and grade questions 19-20 for Eyes
    If time permits, discuss Eyes
    Homework: Vocab Quiz on Vocab 1-4 tomorrow
    Wednesday 9/14
    Vocab Quiz 1-4
    Review and grade vocab quiz in class
    Return graded Eyes reading response questions
    Explore the following links to find the topic for your college essay
    The Common Application ...
    Explore Colleges
    Apply to College with Common App | The Common Application
    Homework: View the above three links before tomorrow's class; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Thursday 9/15
    Guidance will be talking about the College Application in class today
    Homework: View Wednesday's links to get your college essay topic for next Wednesday; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Friday 9/16
    Early Dismissal
    Lesson on taking an essay test - this will be continued on Monday - we will view the following, and I will show you benchmark answers from an essay test. I will also explain how I grade essay tests.
    {Responding to Essay Questions.docx}
    {Essay Test on the Scarlet Letter.doc}
    {BMScarletLetterEssayTest.docx}
    Homework: View Wednesday's links to get your college essay topic for next Wednesday; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Week of 9/5 to 9/9
    Monday 9/5
    Labor Day Holiday
    Tuesday 9/6
    Return graded papers
    Continue to Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel - finished Chapters 6-8
    Distribute vocab sheets 1-2 and 3-5 - due as homework on Monday 9/13 - we will review and grade these together in class
    {Vocab 1-2.pdf}
    {Vocab 3-4.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class. Quiz on same on Wed.
    Wednesday 9/7
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for laptop distribution
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Thursday 9/1
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for laptop distribution
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Friday 9/2
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for pep rally
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Finished Chapters 14-18 in Period 3 - need to finish the last three questions in Period 6
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Week of 8/29 to 9/2
    Monday 8/29
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Share some more benchmark college essays
    Tuesday 8/30
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Return rubric for Eyes Reading
    Who owes work
    Background of novel, main character, conflict, themes and motifs
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Wednesday 8/31
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Conclude discussion of background...
    Begin to Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel - got to question 2 of Chapter 1 - discussion of the book as we review questions
    Thursday 9/1
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Pass out permission form for Renaissance Faire
    Completed Chapters 1-5 today and submitted for a grade
    Friday 9/2
    Check binders and position papers and enter grades
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Information for the Renaissance Faire below. Remember $29 in cash and your permission form are due by Friday, 9/30.
    {SummerHerald16.pdf}
    {Weapons Policy at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.html}
    Week of 8/25 to 8/26
    This week will be class orientation. We will begin a regular schedule next week.
    Welcome
    Seating Charts
    Class rules
    Listening
    Class Layout
    My Space
    Position Papers
    Summer Reading
    Wiki
    RenFaire
    Flame

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    Week of 5/29 to 5/26
    Last week for seniors
    Monday 5/29
    Memorial Day
    Tuesday 5/30
    Work owed
    Return all graded papers
    Review benchmark essays for Heart of Darkness Test
    {BMAnswers Heart of Darkness Test.docx}
    Wednesday 5/31
    Work owed
    Last of the Senior Presentations
    Thursday 6/1
    Binders - take home or recycle - both for a grade
    Friday 6/2
    Free day
    Week of 5/22 to 5/26
    Monday 5/22
    Work on final essay in class - due at beginning of class on Thursday
    {Directions for McTeague Essay Final Exam.docx}
    {McTeague Passage copy.pdf}
    Tuesday 5/23
    Mrs. Miller has Keystone Testing in the AM - there will be no third period class, but there will be a fifth period class - students will work on the essays both in and out of class - if you are sent to a mass study hall, take your laptop and work on your essay.
    Wednesday 5/24
    Mrs. Miller has Keystone Testing in the AM - there will be no third period class, but there will be a fifth period class - students will work on the essays both in and out of class - if you are sent to a mass study hall, take your laptop and work on your essay.
    Thursday 5/25
    Collect essay portion of final exam at beginning of class
    Binders - take home or empty and recycle
    Senior Presentations
    Makeup exam
    Friday 5/26
    Makeup Exams
    Senior Presentations
    Class party
    Week of 5/15 to 5/19
    Final Exam Week
    Monday 5/15
    Senior Skip Day
    No scheduled activities
    Tuesday 5/16
    Review for final
    {AP Final Exam Review.docx}
    Wednesday 5/17
    Part 1 of final - one prose passage and multiple-choice questions
    Set up file for essay portion of exam and write per following directions
    Homework: read prompt for essay
    Thursday 5/18
    Part 2 of final - one poem and multiple-choice questions
    Return all graded papers
    Friday 5/19
    Take out binders
    Return graded essays 5AM/5 Flights
    Examine benchmark essay
    Directions and set up for McTeague essay
    {Directions for McTeague Essay Final Exam.docx}
    Week of 5/8 to 5/12
    Senior Project papers and presentations this week. This is a graduation requirement.
    Monday 5/8
    Senior Presentations
    Tuesday 5/9
    Senior Presentations
    Wednesday 5/10
    Senior Presentations
    Thursday 5/11
    Senior Presentations
    Friday 5/12
    Early dismissal due to Prom
    Senior Presentations
    Week of 5/1 to 5/5
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 5/1
    Assign presentation times for Senior Projects
    Heart of Darkness
    Review for Thursday's essay test on Heart of Darkness
    {Heart of Darkness Study Guide.pdf}
    {HEART OF DARKNESS Test SG.docx}
    Tuesday 5/2
    Review for Thursday's essay test on Heart of Darkness
    Brief for tomorrow's AP Exam for this evening at home
    {Review of Attack Plan for.doc}
    {Scoring High on the AP Test.pdf}
    {Tips for Taking the AP Exam.pdf}
    Wednesday 5/3
    Check that all novels have been returned
    AP Literature and Composition Test
    Review for essay portion of Final Exam
    Thursday 5/4
    Heart of Darkness
    Concluding Essay Test
    Friday 5/5
    Make up tests on Heart of Darkness
    Week of 4/24 to 4/28
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/24
    Review, discuss, and grade questions for Part 2
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Friday
    Tuesday 4/25
    Heart of Darkness
    Read Part 3 of Heart of Darkness and answer the questions
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Friday
    Wednesday 4/26
    Early Dismissal
    Mrs. Miller is out sick today
    Heart of Darkness
    Finish reading part 3 of heart of Darkness and answering the question - we will review and grade this in class tomorrow
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for tomorrow
    Thursday 4/27
    Heart of Darkness
    Review and grade Part 3 of heart of Darkness
    Friday 4/28
    Heart of Darkness
    Finish review and grading for Part 3
    Begin review for Heart of Darkness Test\
    {Heart of Darkness Study Guide.pdf}
    {HEART OF DARKNESS Test SG.docx}
    Week of 4/17 to 4/21
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/17
    Spring Vacation
    Tuesday 4/18
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Collect Part 1 questions
    Begin to review, discuss, and grade Part 1 Questions
    Homework: Read part 2 and answer questions for Friday
    Wednesday 4/19
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Complete review, discussion, and grading of Part 1 Questions
    Homework: Read part 2 and answer questions for Friday
    Thursday 4/16
    Heart of Darkness
    SSR Part 2 in class
    Homework: Part 2 questions due tomorrow
    Friday 4/17
    Heart of Darkness
    Complete SSR for Part 2
    Homework: Read Part 3 and complete questions for Wednesday
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement mandated by the state.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Week of 4/10 to 4/14
    Monday 4/10
    Schedule senior presentation
    Return graded papers and graded Mulvaney essays
    Review benchmark essays for the Mulvaney essay
    {BMMulvaneyCarroll2017.pdf}
    Distribute copies of the Heart of Darkness
    Homework: associated with reading Heart of Darkness
    Tuesday 4/11
    Schedule senior presentation
    Heart of Darkness Week
    {EuropeanColonialisminAfrica(2).ppt}
    {ScrambleforAfrica.ppt}
    {HeartofDarknessSG.pdf}
    {Heart of Darkness Questions.doc}
    Set up folder and file for Heart of Darkness questions - create a Heart of Darkness folder and then simply copy and paste above questions into a file created in that folder
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 4/12
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Read all of Part 1 of the novella and answer the quotes and questions in writing
    Homework: Complete assignment as homework over break if you do not complete it in class. We will review and grade Part 1 question in class on Tuesday 4/18
    Thursday 4/13
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Heart of Darkness Week
    Read all of Part 1 of the novella and answer the quotes and questions in writing
    Homework: Complete assignment as homework over break if you do not complete it in class. We will review and grade Part 1 question in class on Tuesday 4/18
    Friday 4/14
    Spring Vacation
    Week of 4/3 to 4/7
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement mandated by the state.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Wednesday, May 3
    Monday 4/3
    Circulate rubric to check progress on Senior Class Projects
    Lesson on writing a compare/contrast essay on poetry:
    {Prompt Dark-Night.pdf}
    {AccustomedNOTESDark-Night.pdf}
    {AcquantedDark-Night Notes(2).pdf}
    {Dark-NightBM2-2012.pdf}
    Tuesday 4/4
    Last day of Marking Period 3
    Conclude yesterday's lesson on writing a compare/contrast essay on poetry
    Set up file and folder for compare/contrast essay on poetry
    Review the writing prompt and two poems for compare/contrast essay
    {Five A.M. and Five Flights.pdf}
    Homework: Read the writing prompt and two poems for the compare/contrast essay on Thursday
    Wednesday 4/5
    Begin compare/contrast essay
    {Five A.M. and Five Flights.pdf}
    I will review and give you both the notes and the scaffolding, which will be posted below
    Work on compare/contrast essay in class
    Thursday 4/6
    Work on compare/contrast essay - finish for homework - due Tuesday 4/11
    Friday 4/7
    Work on compare/contrast essay - finish for homework - due Tuesday 4/11
    Homework: Analytical essay on Five A.M. and Five Flights Up is due next Tuesday 4/11
    Week of 3/27 to 3/31
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due Friday 5/4 and week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    AP Literature and Composition Test is on Thursday, May 3
    Monday 3/27
    Review weekly schedule up to year end that is posted on wiki under current schedule
    Return all graded papers
    Review rubric for scores on prose packet
    {Scores for Prose Packet Quiz 1.docx}
    Homework: read the 2003 English Literature and Composition Free-Response Question 2, both prompt and passage
    {Mulvaney Passage Pristine.pdf}
    Tuesday 3/28
    Lesson on Steps of writing analytical prose essay
    {Mulvaney Scoring Guide.pdf}
    {Mulvaney Notes.pdf}
    {Guiding Notes for We Were the Mulvaneys.docx}
    Wednesday 3/29
    Conclude lesson on steps of prose essay
    Set up folder and file for prose essay
    Work on prose essay in class
    Thursday 3/30
    Work on prose essay in class
    Friday 3/31
    Prose essay due at the end of class
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
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    Die Winter !
    Reminder: Senior Project papers and presentations are due week of 5/8 to 5/12. This is a graduation requirement.
    Monday 3/20
    Distribute graded Convergence papers - students will take a few moments to read and analyze teacher's comments
    Examine benchmark essays on Convergence
    {BMTwainLocke.pdf}
    {BMTwainRepecki.pdf}
    {BMTwainSilfies.pdf}
    Tuesday 3/21
    Read the two prose passages passages and answer the multiple-choice questions
    We will review and grade this in class tomorrow for a quiz grade to be curved per AP standards
    Homework: complete the grade rubric you receive today for Thursday - we will discuss this then and I will collect it to count for 10 homework points
    {Assessment Rubric for Proficiency on AP Style MC Questions.docx}
    Wednesday 3/22
    Explain score for "Do Not Go Gentle..."
    {Scores for Do Not Go Gentle….docx}
    Review and grade yesterday's reading passages
    Review and grade "Letter to Lord Chesterfield
    Thursday 3/23
    Collect grade rubric
    Discuss grade rubric and AP Exam - report to Guidance during PODS today or tomorrow if you plan to take the AP Literature Exam
    {sample AP test.pdf}
    {BMSwampCondly14.pdf}
    Friday 3/24
    Lesson on How to Write an Analytical Essay on Prose
    Read Mary Barton from sample AP Exam
    {sample AP test.pdf}
    Review the following steps of the writing process:
    {Rubric Mary Barton-1.pdf}
    {Mary Barton Notes.pdf}
    {Scaffolding for Mary Barton(3).docx}
    {BMMaryBarton2016.pdf}
    Week of 3/13 to 3/17
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 3/13
    Review and grade worksheets from Friday
    Return all graded papers and have students place in binder
    Tuesday 3/14
    SNOW DAY
    Wednesday 3/15
    SNOW DAY
    Thursday 3/16
    SNOW DAY
    Friday 3/17
    SNOW DAY
    Week of 3/6 to 3/10
    Reminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 3/6
    Review and grade worksheets from Friday
    Return all graded papers and have students place in binder
    Tuesday 3/7
    Lesson on prose selection with multiple-choice questions
    Complete packet pages 166-171 with reading and multiple-choice questions and place in basket
    Wednesday 3/8
    Mrs. Miller is out today beginning at 11:30
    Complete packet pages 112-117 with reading and multiple-choice questions and place in basket
    If you were absent yesterday, get packet 166-171 from the sub an complete it before class tomorrwo
    Homework We will review and grade both packets in class tomorrow - these will be recorded in the grade book but will not count towards the MP grade.
    Thursday 3/9
    Review and grade prose passages from yesterday
    Return graded papers if time permits
    Friday 3/10
    Return graded essays on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review benchmark essays on same
    AP English Current Class Schedule
    Week of 2/27 to 3/3Week of 2/27 to 3/3
    Reminder for AP examReminder for AP exam
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Monday 2/27Monday 2/27
    Monday 2/27-No Sub was in on Friday - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for MondayNo Sub was in on Friday - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for Monday
    You will receive hard copies of the following five worksheets to complete in class:
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf {Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf}
    Details
    Download {Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf}
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    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} vague-pronoun-reference.pdf vague-pronoun-reference.pdf {vague-pronoun-reference.pdf}
    Details
    Download {vague-pronoun-reference.pdf}
    260 KB
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} parallel structure 1.pdf parallel structure 1.pdf {parallel structure 1.pdf}
    Details
    Download {parallel structure 1.pdf}
    50 KB
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
    Details
    Download {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
    274 KB
    Monday 2/27-Tuesday 2/28Tuesday 2/28
    Complete and submit worksheets
    Monday 2/27-Wednesday 3/1Wednesday 3/1
    We will review and grade the worksheets from yesterday and Monday
    Monday 2/27-Thursday 3/2Thursday 3/2
    Look at an analytical essay on poetry from an actual AP Exam
    {http://www.wikispaces.com/i/mime/32/application/pdf.png} AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf {AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf}
    Details
    Download {AP Analytical Essay Sample - A Story(1).pdf}
    566 KB
    Monday 2/27-Friday 3/3Friday 3/3
    You will receive a copy of a two prose essays that you will read and then answer the multiple choice questions. You will place your answer sheet in the collection basket at the end of the period.
    Week of 2/20 to 2/24
    Monday 2/20
    Presidents' Day
    Tuesday 2/21
    The following is information on AP Exam Sign-ups:
    Sign up by Friday March 24th in the guidance office; money is due at the time of signing up. Teachers should NOT collect money!
    Students who sign up and pay for the test MUST take the test! They do not receive the full refund if they back out.
    Test Fee: $84.00 per test; Fee Reduction Exam - $53.00 per test; Cash or Check/money order made payable to Jim Thorpe Area High School. Students are eligible for the fee reduction if they receive free or reduced lunch.
    Test Dates:
    AP Chemistry - Monday May 1st @ 8:00 am
    AP English Literature - Wednesday May 3rd @ 8:00am
    AP Computer Science Principles - Friday May 5th @ 12:00pm
    AP Calculus - Tuesday May 9th @ 8:00am
    AP Statistics - Thursday May 11th at @12:00pm
    AP European History - Friday May 12th @ 12:00pm (FYI -- This is the day of prom and a 1/2 day)
    Preparing for the AP Exam:
    {AP Literature Exam Most Frequently Cited 1970 copy 2.docx}
    {How the AP Literature and Composition Exam is Evaluated.pdf}
    {Scoring High on the AP Test.pdf}
    {Tips for Taking the AP Exam.pdf}
    {Creating a Plan of Attack.pdf}
    {Review of Attack Plan for.doc}
    {Literary Devices Used in Prose Passage(1).pdf}
    Homework: Analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain is due BOC Thursday. Please submit printed copy at the beginning of class
    Wednesday 2/22
    Finish any remaining points from yesterday's lesson
    Preparing for Grammar on the AP Exam:
    {verbals.doc}
    {buildmusclephrasesandclausesppt.ppt}
    {Phrases and Clauses.doc}
    {Avoid Ambiguous Pronouns.docx}
    {ActiveandPassiveVoice.ppt}
    {Identifying Active and Passive Voice docx.docx}
    {Parallel_Structure.ppt}
    Homework: Analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain is due BOC Thursday. Please submit printed copy at the beginning of class
    Thursday 2/23
    Place printed copy of your analytical essay on Convergence of the Twain in the basket at the beginning of class.
    Finish any remaining points from yesterday's lesson
    Handout: Chapter 8 - Grammar Review
    Friday 2/24
    Mrs.Miller is out today
    No Sub - students in library - reschedule Friday's work for Monday
    You will receive hard copies of the following five worksheets to complete in class:
    {Worksheet on Phrases and Clauses.pdf}
    {vague-pronoun-reference.pdf}
    {parallel structure 1.pdf}
    {Identifying Verbals Worksheet.pdf}
    Homework: If you cannot finish the worksheets in class, finish them as homework. Do not submit the worksheets - we will be switching papers on Monday to review and grade the worksheets.
    Week of 2/13 to 2/20
    Monday 2/13
    Late Start
    Review weekly schedule on wiki
    Distribute hard copies of the prompt on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    Tuesday 2/14
    Continue analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Set up file for Convergence Essay
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Wednesday 2/15
    If you were absent part of the class or the entire class yesterday when I modeled extemporaneous writing, watch the following video. YOU MAY NOT TAKE NOTES FOR THIS VIDEO TO WRITE YOUR ESSAY
    Begin work on analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain"
    {Scaffolding for Convergence.docx}
    Homework: Study for Friday's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Thursday 2/16
    Work on analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Homework: Study for tomorrow's quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry - I will give you the four main elements and the number of terms under each main element - you will list these terms - I will also give you a short poem to read and you will answer the MC questions - this will also count as a quiz, but it will be graded per College Board guidelines
    Analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Friday 2/17
    Quiz on the Four Elements of Poetry
    Quiz on poetry handout with MC questions
    Homework: Analytical essay for"The Convergence of the Twain" due BOC Thursday 2/23
    Week of 2/6 to 2/10
    Monday 2/6
    Review and grade "Gassing..." and "S.I.W."
    http://study.com/academy/lesson/slant-rhyme-in-poetry-definition-examples-quiz.html
    {Half Rhyme.docx}
    Review Poetic Devices 34-44
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Homework: Study for Quiz on Poetic Devices 34-44
    Tuesday 2/7
    Mrs Miller is out today
    Take 34-44 Quiz on Poetic Devices
    After quiz, you will read the handout on the AP Test aloud in class.
    NOTE - if there is a snow day - this work will be rescheduled for Friday. If there is a late start, you will only have the quiz, and you will be given the handout to do on Friday in class.
    Wednesday 2/8
    Late Start - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Finish the hand out as homework
    Mrs. Miller is out today per doctor's orders - sorry, Guys! Miss you all!
    Finish reading aloud the handout on the AP test aloud if you did not do so yesterday
    Then read the following prose passage and answer the questions - I will grade this for you - it will not count in your MP3 grade
    Please take turns printing this out - five at a time so you do not jam the printer. Place more paper in the printer if you need to do so.
    {From Roughing It.pdf}
    Thursday 2/9
    Snow Day - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Distribute hard copies of the prompt
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Friday 2/10
    Late Start - Schedule adjustment in bold
    Return graded papers
    Review and grade "From Roughing It"
    Complete analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Set up file for Convergence Essay
    Week of 1/30 to 2/3
    Monday 1/30
    Return graded analytical essays for The Color Purple
    Review benchmark essays for The Color Purple
    {BMPurpleEssay2016.pdf}
    Homework: Study Poetic Devices 23-33 for quiz on Wednesday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Tuesday 1/31
    snow day - had to rework entire weekly schedule - adjustment in bold
    Lesson on how to write an analytical essay on a poem - use the following models:
    {Here Poem.pdf}
    {Here notes.pdf}
    {GUIDELINES FOR HERE ESSAY.docx}
    {BMHereEssay2011.pdf}
    {APExamHere sample essay.pdf}
    Homework: Study Poetic Devices 23-33 for quiz tomorrow
    Wednesday 2/1
    Covered steps 1 and 2 from Tuesday's lesson
    Early Dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Quiz on Poetic Devices 23-33 - review and grade in class
    Wrap up loose ends from yesterday's lesson.
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Thursday 2/2
    Students took poetic devices quiz 23-33 and graded it in class
    Students worked on "Gassing..." and "SIW" due for next Tuesday
    Wrap up loose ends from Tuesday's Lesson
    Begin Lesson on Writing an Analytical Essay on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Review prompt and rubric for essay
    {The Convergence of the Twain.pdf}
    {ScoringGuideConvergenceoftheTwain.pdf}
    Begin analysis and note taking on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Friday 2/3
    Reviewed next week's schedule
    Finished the rest of Tuesday's Lesson
    Return graded papers if time permits
    Finish notes on "The Convergence of the Twain"
    Share scaffolding for essay
    Model extemporaneous writing of essay
    Homework: Read the following two poems and answer the MC questions for next Monday
    {Gassing the Woodchucks.pdf}
    S.I.W. will be uploaded here
    Week of 1/16 to 1/20
    Monday 1/16
    No School - Marin Luther King Day
    Tuesday 1/17
    Mrs. Miller is out today
    Read the following poem on your own and answer the multiple-choice questions on a separate sheet of paper. Put your name, period, and date at the top of the paper. Put the poem's title and number the corresponding questions beneath the title. Place in the basket by the end of the period. We will review and grade these in class tomorrow.
    {Hampton Beach.pdf}
    Homework: We will also review and grade the multiple choice questions for Convergence of the Twain tomorrow. Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 will be on Thursday.
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 1/18
    Review and grade questions for Convergence of the Twain
    Homework: Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 tomorrow.
    Thursday 1/19
    Period 6 half the class was missing because of schedule changes
    Quiz on Poetic Devices 12-22 - your teacher will grade these
    The following was not done in Period 6
    Review and grade questions for Hampton Beach
    Review of following tutorial
    {MC Questions on Poetry Tutorial.pdf}
    Friday 1/20
    Period 6 only
    Submit Hampton Beach
    Review of following tutorial
    {MC Questions on Poetry Tutorial.pdf}
    Both classes: read "Fueled" "The Lamb" and answer the corresponding questions - submit by the end of the period - we will review these in class next Wednesday
    {Fueled and questions.pdf}
    {The Lamb and questions copy.pdf}
    Week of 1/9 to 1/13
    Monday 1/9
    Complete midterms and submit
    Homework: Answer the multiple-choice questions for "The Convergence of the Twain" for Wednesday
    Tuesday 1/10
    Return graded Color Purple Essay Tests
    Review benchmark answers on Essay Test
    Wednesday 1/11
    Snow Day
    Thursday 1/12
    Grade Binders
    Finish review of benchmark answers on Essay Test
    Friday 1/13
    No school
    Week of 1/2 to 1/6
    Monday 1/2
    Winter Holiday
    Tuesday 1/3
    Read the poem "After Great Pain..." by Emily Dickinson. Read for the literal meaning and then answer the multiple-choice questions.
    I will be out Friday and on 1/17 and 1/25
    First Place Award for The Flame
    End of Marking Period
    Current Grades
    Midterm Exam this Friday
    Work Owed
    Change of Scores
    Paper Return
    Binder Check
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 tomorrow
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 1/4
    Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 - review and grade in class
    I will be out Friday and on 1/17 and 1/25
    First Place Award for The Flame
    End of Marking Period
    Current Grades
    Midterm Exam this Friday
    Work Owed
    Change of Scores
    Paper Return
    Binder Check
    Thursday 1/5
    Distribute Review for Midterm
    Return graded essay tests on The Color Purple
    Examine Benchmark answers for The Color Purple
    Friday 1/6
    Midterm Exam
    Week of 12/19 to 12/23
    Monday 12/19
    {Sonnet LV.docx}
    {Sonnet 55 Explication.pdf}
    {Sonnet 55MC.pdf}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 on Wednesday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Tuesday 12/20
    {Sonnet 146 and questions.pdf}
    {Worksheet for Explication of Sonnet 146.docx}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 tomorrow
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 12/21
    Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11
    After quiz read the poem "After Great Pain..." by Emily Dickinson. Read for the literal meaning and then answer the multiple-choice questions.
    Homework: None
    Thursday 12/22
    Holiday Activities
    Friday 12/23
    Winter Holiday
    Week of 12/12 to 12/16
    Monday 12/12
    Two Hour Delay
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today
    Take vocab quiz 21-24 - place in basket when done
    After test do the assignment on rhyme scheme - complete as homework due Wednesday
    {LABEL THE RHYME PATTERNS IN THE FOLLOWING POEMS.docx}
    Refer to the following lesson for help in the above
    {rhyme scheme.doc}
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due tomorrow; Rhyme Scheme Assignment due Wednesday; Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    Tuesday 12/13
    Collect Color Purple Essays
    {John Donne Biography.docx}
    Teacher lead explication of Holy Sonnet 10
    {Donne's sonnet 10.doc}
    Homework: Rhyme Scheme Assignment due tomorrow; Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Wednesday 12/14
    Review rhyme scheme assignment and teacher lead explication of poems
    Homework:
    Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Friday
    Thursday 12/15
    {Holy Sonnets 10 & 14 explicaiton.pdf}
    Teacher Lead explication of Holy Sonnet 14
    {Donne's sonnet 14.doc}
    Homework: Quiz on the first 11 elements of poetry on Monday
    Friday 12/16
    Finish Explication of Holy Sonnet 14
    {Holy Sonnets 10 & 14 explicaiton.pdf}
    {Sonnet LV.docx}
    {Sonnet 55 Explication.pdf}
    {Sonnet 55MC.pdf}
    Homework : Quiz on Elements of Poetry 1-11 on Monday
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices(15).doc}
    Week of 12/5 to 12/9
    Monday 12/5
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today
    Work on Color Purple Essay in class
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    USE THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES FOR YOUR ESSAY
    {2016 Writing Guidelines for The Color Purple Essay.docx}
    Vocabulary Worksheets:
    {B2-21-22.pdf}
    {B2-23-24.pdf}
    Students will make up Color Purple Essay Tests in PODS tomorrow
    Homework: Vocabulary 21-22 and 23-24 due tomorrow
    Tuesday 12/6
    Students will make up Color Purple Essay Tests in PODS today
    Review and grade vocabulary sheets 21-22 and 23-24
    Work on Color Purple Essay in class
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9
    Wednesday 12/7
    Unit on Poetry - Tutorials to be listed
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class on Friday 12/9
    Thursday 12/8
    Unit on Poetry - Tutorials to be listed
    Homework: Color Purple Essay due at the beginning of class tomorrow
    Friday 12/9
    Review and grade vocab worksheets 21-22 and 23-24
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    Review Sonnet 18
    {Sonnett XVIII.docx}
    {Iambic pentameter .doc}
    {rhyme scheme.doc}
    Homework: Final Copy of Purple due on Tuesday - Vocab Quiz 21-24 Monday - Mrs. Miller will be out for a doctor visit again on Monday
    Week of 11/28 to 12/2
    Monday 11/28
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Tuesday 11/29
    Mrs. Miller out on an emergency today
    Begin study of poetry: Cover the following handouts - Cover the first 11 terms on Glossary
    {The Four Elements of Poetry.pdf}
    {Guide for How to Read a Poem.doc}
    { method for analyzing a poem.doc}
    {Glossary of Poetic Devices.doc}
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 11/30
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today. Please be on your best behavior.
    Vocabulary Quiz 17-20
    After quiz work on Vocabulary Worksheets 21-22 and 23-24 - due Monday 12/5
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Thursday 12/1
    Make up vocab quizzes in library
    Grade vocab quizzes
    Set up folder and file for The Color Purple
    Discuss four tutorials on Tuesday
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Friday 12/2
    Discuss prompt for The Color Purple
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    Discuss framework for Purple Essay
    Teacher model of extemporaneous writing of body paragraph 1
    Begin analytical essay on The Color Purple
    Homework: Vocab 21-22 and 23-24 due Tuesday 12/6
    Week of 11/21 to 11/25
    Monday 11/21
    Early dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    Homework: None
    Tuesday 11/22
    Early dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Set up folder and file for The Color Purple
    Discuss prompt for The Color Purple
    {Color Purple Prompt and Rubric.docx}
    Homework: None
    Wednesday 11/23
    Early dismissal for holiday
    Vocabulary Quiz 17-20
    Review and grade Vocabulary Quiz
    Homework: None
    Thursday 11/24
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Friday 11/125
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Homework: None
    Week of 11/14 to 11/18
    Monday 11/14
    Return graded analytical essays on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Examine benchmark essay(s) on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Who owes work - if you owe vocabulary quiz 13-16, you will have to make it up in PODS
    {BMEyesCondly2016.pdf}
    {BMEyesStelling2016.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    {Vocab worksheet B2 17-18.pdf}
    {vocab worksheet B2 19-20.pdf}
    Tuesday 11/15
    Scenes from the movie The Color Purple
    Homework: none
    Wednesday 11/16
    Return graded reading response questions for The Color Purple
    Scenes from the movie The Color Purple
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Thursday 11/17
    Review for essay test on The Color Purple
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    {Study Guide for Color Purple Essay Test.docx}
    {The Color Purple Themes and Motifs.docx}
    {color purple notes.doc}
    Homework: Study for Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Friday 11/18
    Essay Test on The Color Purple
    Homework: none
    Week of 11/7 to 11/11
    Monday 11/7
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    {Vocab 13-14.pdf}
    {Vocab 15-16.pdf}
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 on Thursday
    Tuesday 11/8
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 on Thursday
    Wednesday 11/9
    The Color Purple: review reading response questions and discuss book
    Homework: Quiz on vocabulary 13-16 tomorrow
    Thursday 11/10
    Quiz on Vocabulary 13-16 - review and grade in class
    Begin vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    {Vocab worksheet B2 17-18.pdf}
    {vocab worksheet B2 19-20.pdf}
    Homework: vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 due on Monday 11/14
    Friday 11/11
    Return graded Eyes Analytical Essays
    Examine Benchmark Essays for Eyes
    Homework: vocab worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 due on Tuesday 11/15
    Week of 10/31 to 11/4
    Monday 10/31
    Conclude review of points and benchmark answers for Eyes Analytical Essay
    {Breakdown of number of points for each essay question on Eyes Essay Test.docx}
    {2016 Eyes Essay Test Benchmark Answers.docx}
    {Questions 4 and 5.docx}
    Review and grade vocab worksheets 13-14 and 15-16 if time permits
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Tuesday 11/1
    Review and grade vocab worksheets for yesterday if necessary
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Wednesday 11/2
    Early Dismissal
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 on Friday
    Thursday 11/3
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    Homework: Quiz on vocab 13-16 tomorrow
    Friday 11/4
    Quiz on Vocabulary 13-16 - review and grade in class
    Continue review of reading response questions from The Color Purple and discussion of book
    Bring you copy of The Color Purple to class every day
    { Questions Letters 22-33.docx}
    Homework: None
    Week of 10/24 to 10/28
    Monday 10/24
    Work on analytical essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocab Quiz 9-12 tomorrow; final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Tuesday 10/25
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today. Please be on your best behavior.
    Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 - place in collection basket when done
    After you complete the quiz, finish your analytical essay. You may print and submit your essay if you finish it.
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Wednesday 10/26
    Make up vocabulary quiz 9-12
    Review, discuss, and grade reading response questions from The Color Purple
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC Friday
    Thursday 10/27
    Review and grad Vocab Quiz 9-12
    Review, discuss, and grade reading response questions from The Color Purple
    Homework: Final copy of Eyes essay due BOC tomorrow
    Friday 10/28
    Collect Final Copies of Eyes Analytical Essays
    Return graded essay tests for Their Eyes
    Share benchmark answers for Their Eyes Essay Test
    {Breakdown of number of points for each essay question on Eyes Essay Test.docx}
    {2016 Eyes Essay Test Benchmark Answers.docx}
    {Questions 4 and 5.docx}
    Homework: None
    Week of 10/17 to 10/21
    Monday 10/17
    Mrs. Miller is out today - be self-directed and stay on task
    Log into the wiki for today’s lesson.
    Open the list of challenge areas on the college essay. Follow the list of challenge areas on the college essay as the sub reviews it with you.
    {Challenge Areas on College Essay.docx}
    Open up each benchmark college essay for your period only. Each one of the authors is to read his or her essay aloud to the class. If a student is absent, the sub will read it.
    Period 3 Benchmark Essays
    {BMCEP3Carroll.pdf}
    {BMCEP3Locke.pdf}
    {BMCEP3Montelius.pdf}
    Period 6 Benchmark Essays
    {BMCEP6Matthews.pdf}
    {BMCEP6McArdle.pdf}
    {BMCEP6Naranjo.pdf}
    {BMCEP6Repecki.pdf}
    Return graded edited college essays
    Do the corrections on your college essay in Google Drive. Do editing and revision exactly as i marked it on your paper.
    Tuesday 10/18
    {tenseshift-1.ppt}
    Finish corrections on college essay
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 on Friday
    Wednesday 10/19
    Grade vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12
    Lesson on Pronoun Case
    {pronouncase.ppt}
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 on Friday changed to Tuesday October 10/25
    Thursday 10/20
    Review writing prompt and grading rubric for Their Eyes Were Watching God analytical essay
    {Eyes Prompt and Rubric(3).pdf}
    {Framework for Eyes Essay.docx}
    Model extemporaneous writing of analytical essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 Tuesday, 10/25, Analytical Essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God BOC Friday 10/28
    Friday 10/21
    Return graded vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12
    Students will use Framework for Eyes Essay to write their analytical essay on Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 9-12 Tuesday, 10/25, Analytical Essay for Their Eyes Were Watching God BOC Friday 10/28
    Week of 10/10 to 10/14
    Monday 10/10
    Teacher In-Service
    No School
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Tuesday 10/11
    Review and grade vocab quiz 7-8 and 9-10
    Students who did not take the vocab quiz will make it up this period in the library
    Begin unit on analytical essay
    Model how to write an analytical essay per the following steps:
    {Jane Eyre Prompt.pdf}
    {Jane Eyre Scoring Guide.pdf}
    {Tips for a Good Analytical Essay.docx}
    {Jane Eyre Essay scaffolding.docx}
    {BMJaneEyreEssay.pdf}
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Wednesday 10/12
    Conclude modeling of analytical essay
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Friday
    Thursday 10/13
    Renaissance Faire Trip
    No classwork scheduled
    Homework: Complete vocab sheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Monday
    Friday 10/14
    Continue with unit on writing an analytical essay
    Homework: Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 for Tuesday
    Week of 10/3 to 10/7
    Monday 10/3
    Students who need to make up the Eyes essay test must come in and do so during PODS this week because we will be reviewing the test next week and you will receive your graded tests.
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class
    {Vocab 5-6.pdf}
    {Vocab 7-8.pdf}
    Lesson on editing and revising college essay to final copy
    Homework: Final copy of college essay due beginning of class Wednesday 10/5 - Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Tuesday 10/4
    Return graded vocabulary worksheets
    Work on final copy of college essay in class
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Homework:
    Final copy of college essay due beginning of class tomorrow 10/5 - Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Wednesday 10/5
    Submit final copy of college essay
    Discuss Renaissance Faire
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 Friday 10/7
    Thursday 10/6
    Lesson on writing analytical essays
    Homework: Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 tomorrow 10/7
    Friday 10/7
    Mrs. Miller is out today - be on your best behavior
    Vocabulary Quiz 5-8 - place in basket when done
    Begin Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 - due as homework next Tuesday 10/11
    {Vocab 9-10.pdf}
    {Vocab 11-12.pdf}
    Homework: Vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 due next Tuesday 10/11
    Week of 9/26 to 9/30
    NOTE: Your money and permission slips for the Faire are due by Friday of this week - failure to pay will result in your seat being sold
    Monday 9/26
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Brainstorm and outline due beginning of class in your folder
    Work on rough draft and when done with rough draft, copy and paste into final copy and then begin editing and revising in final copy
    Homework: Rough Draft is due end of class tomorrow. The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class Monday 10/3.
    You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Tuesday 9/27
    Rough draft is due end of class today - in folder, do not print
    When done with rough draft, copy and paste into final copy and do revision and editing in final copy - I will look at your final copy and make comments
    Work on final copy in class when rough draft is complete
    Homework: The The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class Monday 10/3
    You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Wednesday 9/28
    Teacher In-service - No School
    Thursday 9/29
    Final copy of college essay due at the beginning of class Wednesday 10/5.
    Lesson on Vague Pronouns
    {Avoiding Vague Pronoun References.docx}
    {Avoid Ambiguous Pronouns.docx}
    Finish final copy and when done, begin to work on Vocab Worksheet 5-6 and 7-8
    {Vocab 5-6.pdf}
    {Vocab 7-8.pdf}
    Homework: We will review and grade vocab worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class next Monday 10/3
    Friday 9/30
    Work on finishing your college essay and when done, work on Vocab Worksheets 5-6 and 7-8
    Homework: We will review and grade vocab worksheets 5-6 and 7-8 in class next Monday 10/3.
    Submit Final Copy of College Essay BOC on Wednesday 10/5
    Week of 9/19 to 9/23
    NOTE: I will be collecting money and permission slips for the Faire all of this week
    Monday 9/19
    Set up AP Folder and file for Essay Test
    Review for Eyes Essay Test
    {Responding to Essay Questions.docx}
    {Essay Test on the Scarlet Letter.doc}
    {BMScarletLetterEssayTest.docx}
    Homework: On a full sheet of paper write or type the college to which you will be applying and quote the prompt to which you will be responding.
    Tuesday 9/20
    Eyes Essay Test in Period 3 only - no class in Period 6 due to bomb threat and evacuation of building
    Thursday 9/22
    Submit paper with name of college and full topic listed
    Circulate paper for students to list date by which they need their college essay edited
    Set Up College Essay Folder - then following files: Topic, Brainstorm, Outline, Rough Draft, Final Copy
    College Essay Unit
    Model the following:
    {Essay Topic.docx}
    {College Essay Brainstorm.doc}
    {College Essay Outline.doc}
    {College Essay Rough Draft copy.doc}
    {College Essay Final Copy.doc}
    Review of directions:
    {Directions for College Es.doc}
    Advice:
    {Advice for College Essays.doc}
    Benchmark Essays
    {BM College Essay Sky Fogal.pdf}
    {College Essay Samples.pdf}
    Friday 9/23
    College Essay Unit : Finish topic essay - then work on brainstorm and outline in class - due BOC on Monday- do not print - mark done on bottom of file in folder and the date.
    Homework: Rough Draft is due end of class on Tuesday 9/27. Do not print the rough draft - type on the bottom done and the date. The final copy of your college essay is due at the beginning of class next Friday 9/30. You will only print the final copy. I will grade the other steps from Google Drive.
    Week of 9/12 to 9/16
    NOTE: I will be collecting money and permission slips for the Faire all of this week
    Monday 9/12
    Review weekly wiki
    Return any graded papers due
    Review and grade Vocab Worksheets 1-2 and 3-4
    {Vocab 1-2.pdf}
    {Vocab 3-4.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab quiz 1-4 on Wednesday
    Tuesday 9/13
    Return graded vocab sheets
    Period 6 only - finish questions for Chapters 14-18 of Eyes
    Review and grade questions 19-20 for Eyes
    If time permits, discuss Eyes
    Homework: Vocab Quiz on Vocab 1-4 tomorrow
    Wednesday 9/14
    Vocab Quiz 1-4
    Review and grade vocab quiz in class
    Return graded Eyes reading response questions
    Explore the following links to find the topic for your college essay
    The Common Application ...
    Explore Colleges
    Apply to College with Common App | The Common Application
    Homework: View the above three links before tomorrow's class; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Thursday 9/15
    Guidance will be talking about the College Application in class today
    Homework: View Wednesday's links to get your college essay topic for next Wednesday; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Friday 9/16
    Early Dismissal
    Lesson on taking an essay test - this will be continued on Monday - we will view the following, and I will show you benchmark answers from an essay test. I will also explain how I grade essay tests.
    {Responding to Essay Questions.docx}
    {Essay Test on the Scarlet Letter.doc}
    {BMScarletLetterEssayTest.docx}
    Homework: View Wednesday's links to get your college essay topic for next Wednesday; Essay test on Eyes on Tuesday
    Week of 9/5 to 9/9
    Monday 9/5
    Labor Day Holiday
    Tuesday 9/6
    Return graded papers
    Continue to Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel - finished Chapters 6-8
    Distribute vocab sheets 1-2 and 3-5 - due as homework on Monday 9/13 - we will review and grade these together in class
    {Vocab 1-2.pdf}
    {Vocab 3-4.pdf}
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class. Quiz on same on Wed.
    Wednesday 9/7
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for laptop distribution
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Thursday 9/1
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for laptop distribution
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Friday 9/2
    PM Activity Schedule to allow for pep rally
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Finished Chapters 14-18 in Period 3 - need to finish the last three questions in Period 6
    Homework: Vocab Sheets 1-2 and 3-4 due Monday - we will review and grade in class - quiz on same on Wed
    Week of 8/29 to 9/2
    Monday 8/29
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Share some more benchmark college essays
    Tuesday 8/30
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Return rubric for Eyes Reading
    Who owes work
    Background of novel, main character, conflict, themes and motifs
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Wednesday 8/31
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Conclude discussion of background...
    Begin to Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel - got to question 2 of Chapter 1 - discussion of the book as we review questions
    Thursday 9/1
    Binder and Position Paper are due by Friday
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Pass out permission form for Renaissance Faire
    Completed Chapters 1-5 today and submitted for a grade
    Friday 9/2
    Check binders and position papers and enter grades
    Review and grade Their Eyes... Questions and discuss novel
    Information for the Renaissance Faire below. Remember $29 in cash and your permission form are due by Friday, 9/30.
    {SummerHerald16.pdf}
    {Weapons Policy at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.html}
    Week of 8/25 to 8/26
    This week will be class orientation. We will begin a regular schedule next week.
    Welcome
    Seating Charts
    Class rules
    Listening
    Class Layout
    My Space
    Position Papers
    Summer Reading
    Wiki
    RenFaire
    Flame

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  3. page Previous Year's Class Schedule edited Week of 5/22 to 5/26 Monday 5/22 Carbon County History Unit View photographs of Old Mauch Chu…

    Week of 5/22 to 5/26
    Monday 5/22
    Carbon County History Unit
    View photographs of Old Mauch Chunk by clicking on the following link: view all four galleries
    Old Mauch Chunk
    More photographs of Old Mauch Chunk: click on the link below
    Archive photographs of Old Mauch Chunk
    Tuesday 5/23
    Carbon County History
    The Lehigh Canal:
    Power Point Presentation
    Readings from History Packet
    Wednesday 5/24
    Carbon County History Unit
    Web Search on Asa Packer
    Material to be posted here
    Thursday 5/18
    Carbon County History
    Reading assignment with questions
    Material to be posted here
    Friday 5/19
    Carbon County History
    TBA
    Week of 5/8 to 5/12
    Monday 5/8
    Carbon County History Unit
    1963 Sheppton Mine Disaster
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheppton_Mine_Disaster_and_Rescue
    {Hazelton Coal Mine Cave In 1963.docx}
    Tuesday 5/9
    Carbon County History
    Finish viewing the last part of the movie The Molly Maguires
    Wednesday 5/10
    Carbon County History
    {By KELLY MONITZ.docx}
    {Entombed forever.docx}
    {Sheppton Mining Disaster.docx}
    Mine Disaster readings from the following pages of the packet: 18-19
    Thursday 5/11
    Carbon County History
    From the Carbon County History Packet:
    Coal Mine Disaster
    History of Coal Mining in the Area
    Friday 5/12
    Carbon County History
    TBA
    Week of 5/1 to 5/5
    Monday 5/1
    Molly Mcguires movie and quiz
    Tuesday 4/25
    Party and finish movie
    Wednesday 4/26
    Reading assignment
    Thursday 4/27
    Make up work
    {Molly Maguires by Dumas.pdf}
    {Quiz Molly Maguires by Dumas.pdf}
    Friday 4/28
    Make up work
    { A Good Man is Hard to Find.docx}
    {Journal Landlady.docx}
    {Molly Maguires by Dumas.pdf}
    {Quiz Molly Maguires by Dumas.pdf}
    {MOLLY MCGUIRES – ARTICLE 1.docx}
    {Quiz Molly Mcguires Article 1.docx}
    {MOLLY MCGUIRES ARTICLE 2.docx}
    {Quiz Molly Mcguires Article 2.docx}
    {Molly Mcguires Article 3.docx}
    {Quiz Molly Mcguires Article 3.docx}
    Week of 4/24 to 4/28
    Monday 4/24
    Series of five films lasting 30 minutes followed by a concluding MC quiz
    Knox Mine Disaster
    Thropp Mine Disaster
    Short MC Quiz
    Breaker Boys
    Child Labor
    Coal Strike
    Tuesday 4/25
    Movie: The Molly Mcguires
    Wednesday 4/26
    Early Dismissal
    Mrs. Miller is out sick today
    We will continue with the movie when I return
    Read the following article - you will have a quiz on this article tomorrow, so read it carefully -
    {Hazelton Coal Mine Cave In 1963.docx}
    Thursday 4/27
    Movie: The Molly Mcguires
    Friday 4/28
    Movie: The Molly Mcguires
    Monday 4/17
    Spring Break
    Tuesday 4/18
    Who owes questions for "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
    { A Good Man is Hard to Find.docx}
    Work on finishing questions for "A Good Man..." and submit - your teacher will grade these
    Wednesday 4/19
    Series of three videos lasting for 30 minutes followed by a concluding MC quiz
    Mining History
    Hard Coal Video 1
    PA Anthracite
    King Anthracite
    MC Quiz
    Thursday 4/20
    Read the following article on The Molly Mcguires
    {Molly Maguires by Dumas.pdf}
    Friday 4/21
    Take the quiz on the above article - 15 short answers
    Week of 4/10 to 4/14
    x-Monday 4/10Monday 4/10
    Continue with "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
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    x-Tuesday 4/11Tuesday 4/11
    Presentation by Allyson Emmanuelli of Triangle Tech
    x-Wednesday 4/12Wednesday 4/12
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Continue with "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
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    x-Thursday 4/13Thursday 4/13
    Mrs. Miller is out on a personal day today
    Finish "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and submit printed questions
    x-Friday 4/14Friday 4/14
    Spring Break
    Week of 4/3 to 4/7
    Monday 4/3
    Continue with Local History Unit
    Conclude film on The True History of the Molly McGuires
    Tuesday 4/4
    Read and discuss as a class:
    {The Molly Maguires - Fighting for Justice.pdf}
    Wednesday 4/5
    Review Figures of Speech and give handout on same
    {Figures of Speech Study Guide.docx}
    Return graded papers and place in binder
    Three short videos: Hard Coal
    Thursday 4/6
    Set up file for questions and answers for "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
    {Revised Questions for A Good Man is Hard to Find.docx}
    Discuss directions for tomorrow's story
    Friday 4/7
    Have students take out the Figures of Speech Study Guide
    Have students open the question and answer sheet for "A Good Man is Hard to Find"
    Have students open the story
    { A Good Man is Hard to Find.docx}
    Introduce Lesson
    Do the first seven questions with the students as a model during this class, then students will continue the lesson on their own as independent reading - they will submit the questions when they have completed them.
    Week of 3/27 to 3/31
    Monday 3/27
    Students will complete and submit written assignment for "The Landlady
    {Landlady Writing.docx}
    Tuesday 3/28
    Lessons on Figures of Speech
    {figurative-language-lesson.ppt}
    Complete Worksheet on Figurative Language verbally as a class
    {FOS WOrksheet.docx}
    Wednesday 3/29
    PowerPoint on Irony
    {Irony.pdf}
    Do worksheet on irony as a class
    {irony-worksheet.pdf}
    Brief PPP on symbolism
    {Symbolism.ppt}
    Thursday 3/30
    Handout permission slips for field trip
    Discuss field trip
    Packer Mansion Information
    http://www.asapackermansion.com/
    Eckley Miner's Village Information
    Eckley Miner's Village Informationhttp://eckleyminersvillage.com/
    Friday 3/31
    History Channel Video: True Story of the Molly Mcguires - 50 minutes
    We will have to finish viewing the very end of this film on Monday
    Listen carefully because after the film, you will take a multiple-choice test on the film.
    Week of 3/20 to 3/24
    Monday 3/20
    Last Day to finish Edmentum Testing and Quiz on "Lamb to the Slaughter" in class - if you do not finish these in class, they must be submitted by the beginning of class on Thursday or you will receive a zero in your grade.
    Tuesday 3/21
    Begin reading and discussing questions for "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl
    {the landlady.pdf}
    Wednesday 3/22
    Continue reading and discussing questions for "The Landlady" by Roald Dahl
    Thursday 3/23
    Conclude reading and discussing questions for "The Landlady"
    Film on "The Landlady"
    Friday 3/17
    Writing assignment for "The Landlady"
    Discuss writing instructions
    {Landlady Writing.docx}
    Set up writing folder
    Week of 3/13 to 3/17
    Monday 3/13
    Finished Edmentum Testing
    Tuesday 3/14
    SNOW DAY
    Wednesday 3/15
    SNOW DAY
    Thursday 3/16
    SNOW DAY
    Friday 3/17
    SNOW DAY
    Week of 3/6 to 3/10
    Monday 3/6
    Student finished the story on Friday
    { Lamb+to+the+Slaughter-1.doc}
    View video of "Lamb to the Slaughter"
    Tuesday 3/7
    Edmentum testing is tomorrow - check log in status
    Quiz on "Lamb to the Slaughter" - complete and submit EOP
    Wednesday 3/8
    Mrs. Miller is out today
    Edmentum testing
    Thursday 3/9
    Return all graded papers and place in student binders
    Make up work
    Discuss grade status
    Friday 3/10
    Makeup work
    Week of 2/27 to 3/3
    Monday 2/27
    There was no sub for Mrs. Miller on Friday - so we will do that work in class today
    Briefly discuss field trip for the middle of April
    Read the following assignments and answer all ten questions for each. Put your name at the top of your paper. Label each article and number your answers.
    {The Secrets of Viking Ships.pdf}
    {THe Battle of the Bagel.pdf}
    Tuesday 2/28
    Complete all make up work and submit
    Wednesday 3/1
    Review and grade "Ancient DNA" and "Meteor"
    Thursday 3/2
    Begin to read the guided reading assignment and discuss the questions as a class.
    { Lamb+to+the+Slaughter-1.doc}
    Friday 3/3
    Continue with reading the story and discussing the questions
    Week of 2/20 to 2/24
    Monday 2/20
    Presidents' Day
    Tuesday 2/14
    Review this weeks schedule on wiki
    Biography presentations
    {Grading Rubric for PowerPoint(5).pdf}
    Wednesday 2/15
    Discuss work owed
    Biography Presentations
    Thursday 2/16
    Conclude Biography Presentations
    Collect all make up work owed
    Return all graded work if time permits
    Friday 2/17
    There was no sub for Mrs. Miller today - so this work will be moved into Monday
    Mrs. Miller is out today
    Read the following assignments and answer all ten questions for each. Put your name at the top of your paper. Label each article and number your answers.
    {The Secrets of Viking Ships.pdf}
    {THe Battle of the Bagel.pdf}
    Week of 2/13 to 2/17
    Monday 2/13
    Late Start
    Review this weeks schedule on wiki
    Work on putting slide presentation together, using your outline, sources, and photos files - your slide presentation must be done by the end of class next Tuesday 2/14- presentations will begin on Thursday 2/16
    Below is the rubric, showing how you will be graded for both the slideshow and your oral presentation
    {Grading Rubric for PowerPoint(5).pdf}
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Tuesday 2/14
    Review this weeks schedule on wiki
    Work on putting slide presentation together, using your outline, sources, and photos files - your slide presentation must be done by the end of class next Tuesday 2/14- presentations will begin on Thursday 2/16
    Below is the rubric, showing how you will be graded for both the slideshow and your oral presentation
    {Grading Rubric for PowerPoint(5).pdf}
    Arrange presentation dates
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Wednesday 2/15
    Mrs. Miller will be out today
    Reading assignments for today - read the two packets and answer all of the multiple-choice questions and short response questions for each - complete and submit each packet by the end of class
    {The Meteor.pdf}
    {Ancient Infant's DNA Provides Key to Narive American Ancestry.pdf}
    Thursday 2/16
    Snow Day - schedule adjustment
    Biography Presentations
    Friday 2/17
    Make up work day
    Biography Presentations
    Week of 2/6 to 2/10
    Monday 2/6
    Work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    Your outline, sources, and photos files must be complete and ready for me to grade by the end of class on Wednesday
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Tuesday 2/7
    Work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    Your outline, sources, and photos files must be complete and ready for me to grade by the end of class on Wednesday
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Wednesday 2/8
    Work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    Your outline, sources, and photos files must be complete and ready for me to grade by the end of class today
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Thursday 2/9
    Work on putting slide presentation together, using your outline, sources, and photos files - your slide presentation must be done by the end of class next Tuesday 2/14- presentations will begin on Thursday 2/16
    Friday 2/10
    Work on putting slide presentation together, using your outline, sources, and photos files - your slide presentation must be done by the end of class next Wednesday 2/14 - presentations will begin on Thursday 2/16
    Week of 1/30 to 2/3
    Monday 1/30
    Work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Homework: We will review and grade vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 on Wednesday
    Tuesday 1/31
    Snow Day - had to readjust schedule
    Work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Homework: We will review and grade vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 tomorrow
    Wednesday 2/1
    Worked on research - mini lesson on research and sources
    Early dismissal due to parent teacher conferences
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20
    Thursday 2/2
    Worked on research - mini lesson on research and sources
    Finish work on gathering research for biography project: outline, sources, photos
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Friday 2/3
    Continued with research and sources and timeline
    Lesson on creating Biography Slide Presentation
    Begin work on Biography Slide Presentation
    Week of 1/23 to 1/27
    Monday 1/23
    Early dismissal due to weather - no Period 7
    Review directions for Biography Project and set up folder with files for same.
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Tuesday 1/24
    Snow Day
    Wednesday 1/25
    Early dismissal due to professional development for teachers
    Students will complete and submit vocabulary worksheets 17-18 and 19-20 - students will be given time to complete this in class tomorrow due to shortened period.
    Thursday 1/26
    Review of directions for Biography Project
    {Biography Project 2017.docx}
    Review of folder and file setup for biography project
    Complete vocabulary and submit
    Friday 1/27
    Grade vocabulary 17-18 and 19-20
    Model steps of the biography project
    Week of 1/16 to 1/20
    Monday 1/16
    No School
    Tuesday 1/17
    Keystone Literature in AM
    Read the following passage and answer all 10 of the reading response questions on separate paper. Put your name, period, and date at the top of the paper. Write the name of the article, and number all questions. Submit in collection box when done.
    {The American Revolution.pdf}
    Wednesday 1/18
    Keystone Literature in AM
    Make up work for MP2
    Review and grade yesterday's reading assignment
    Read the following as a class and discuss the three reading response questions
    {A British View of Rebeliious Boston 1774.pdf}
    Thursday 1/19
    Keystone Biology Makeups
    Make up work for MP2
    Read the following passage and answer all 10 of the reading response questions on separate paper. Put your name, period, and date at the top of the paper. Write the name of the article, and number all questions. Submit in collection box when done.
    {A Poem Links Unlikely Allies in 1775.pdf}
    Friday 1/20
    Explain Biography Project, select partners, set up folder
    Directions will be uploaded here
    {Biography Project.pdf}
    {Slide Setup.docx}
    Week of 1/9 to 1/13
    Monday 1/9
    Keystone Biology in AM
    Finish midterm exam
    Make up onWork owed
    Tuesday 1/10
    Keystone Biology in AM
    Make up Work owed
    Wednesday 1/11
    SNOW DAY
    Thursday 1/12
    Read the two articles are Martin Luther King Junior and answer the reading response questions for each on separate paper. Put each article on a different side of your paper and number the questions as you respond to them. Put your Name, Period, and the date at the top of the paper.
    {oct_14_1964_king_wins_nobel_peace_prize_1320_passage_and_questions(1).pdf}
    {martin_luther_king_jr_assassination_1580_passage_and_questions.pdf}
    Friday 1/13
    No school
    Week of 1/2 to 1/6
    Monday 1/2
    Winter Holiday
    Tuesday 1/3
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Students will complete the reading packet, three articles with multiple-choice questions, and submit it at the end of the period.
    Wednesday 1/4
    Grade reading packet
    I will be out on Friday and on 1/17 and 1/25
    Flame Award
    Midterm on Friday
    End of marking period
    Current grades
    Return graded papers
    Work owed
    Binder Check
    Thursday 1/5
    Review for midterm
    Friday 1/6
    Mrs. Miller out today
    Midterm Exam
    Week of 12/19 to 12/23
    Monday 12/19
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Video on Drawing Conclusions
    Complete the worksheet on Inferences, Conclusions, and Generalizations
    {Inferences, Conclusions WS1.pdf}
    Tuesday 12/20
    Practicing for Literature Keystones:
    Video on Author's Purpose
    Complete the worksheet on Author's Purpose
    {Author's Purpose WS1.pdf}
    Wednesday 12/21
    Mrs. Miller is out today
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Students will complete the reading packet, three articles with multiple-choice questions, and submit it at the end of the period.
    Thursday 12/22
    Holiday Activities
    Friday 12/23
    Winter Holiday
    Week of 12/12 to 12/16
    Monday 12/12
    Two Hour Delay
    Mrs. Miller is out for medical reasons today
    No class due to the school had to use my sub
    Tuesday 12/13
    Practicing for Literature Keystones:
    Read "Electric Money" and answer the multiple-choice questions on paper. Put your name and period at the top of your paper. Label the assignment and number the questions.
    {Electric Money.pdf}
    Wednesday 12/14
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Read the following poem and discuss meaning and answers to questions as a class
    {Village Blacksmith.pdf}
    Thursday 12/15
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Read the following poem and discuss meaning and answers to questions as a class
    {Count That Day Lost.pdf}
    Friday 12/16
    Practicing for Literature Keystones
    Read the selection that will be posted below. Answer the multiple-choice questions and the open ended question for a grade.
    View PowerPoint Presentation on Main Idea
    {Recognizing the Main Idea(1).ppt}
    Complete worksheet on Main Idea and submit by end of class
    {Main Idea WS1.pdf}
    Week of 12/5 to 12/9
    Monday 12/3
    Mrs. Miller is out for medical reasons today -Please be on your best behavior
    Hand back students papers
    They are to finish the following reading selections and submit their written answers when done
    Complete all multiple-choice questions and open-ended essay
    {Necessity is the Mother of Invention.pdf}
    Complete all multiple-choice questions. There is no open-ended question on this passage.
    {Forest Warriors.pdf}
    Tuesday 12/4
    KEYSTONE Algebra Testing today - time periods assigned
    Make up work that is owed and submit
    Wednesday 12/5
    KEYSTONE Algebra Testing today - time periods assigned
    Makeup work that is owed and submit
    Thursday 12/6
    Preparing for Keystones
    Review Poetry terms beloe
    {PSSA Poetry Terms.pdf}
    Read and discuss the following poem as a class
    {Goldfinches.pdf}
    Friday 12/7
    Review figurative language
    {FigurativeLanguage.ppt}
    Read and discuss the two poems
    {Stopping by Woods.pdf}
    {I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud.pdf}
    Week of 11/28 to 12/2
    Monday 11/28
    Thanksgiving Holiday
    Tuesday 11/29
    Two hour delay schedule due to SWPBIS kick off
    Preparing for Keystone Testing
    Read "Rachel Carson" as a group and answer questions together to enforce strategies
    {Rachel Carson.pdf}
    Address the open ended question in writing
    Wednesday 11/30
    Read "Teenage Driving"as a group and answer questions together to enforce strategies
    Discuss writing prompt for "Teenage Driving" and have students write the essay
    {Teenage Driving.pdf}
    Thursday 12/1
    Preparing for Keystone Testing
    Read Sarah Fisher: Answer multiple-choice questions and address essay
    {Sarah Fisher- Totally Driven .pdf}
    Friday 12/2
    Preparing for Keystone Testing
    {Necessity is the Mother of Invention.pdf}
    {Forest Warriors.pdf}
    Week of 11/21 to 11/25
    Monday 11/21
    Early dismissal - parent teacher conferences
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 13-14 and 15-16
    Tuesday 11/22
    Early dismissal - parent teacher conferences
    Return graded reading assignments and review
    {KEYASecondLegacy.pdf}
    Wednesday 11/23
    Early dismissal - Thanksgiving Holiday
    Makeup work in class
    Thursday 11/24
    No school - Thanksgiving Holiday
    Friday 11/25
    No school - Thanksgiving Holiday
    Week of 11/14 to 11/18
    Monday 11/14
    Return all graded papers
    Complete vocabulary worksheets 13-14 and 15-16 in class and submit
    Tuesday 11/15
    {standard test- taking strategies.ppt}
    Non-Fiction Reading of "Six Months on Mir" and reading response questions
    {Six Months on Mir.pdf}
    {KEYSixMonthsonMir.pdf}
    Lesson on how to address the open ended prompt for "Six Months on Mir"
    {Addressing the PSSA Opened Ended Response.pptx}
    Wednesday 11/16
    Finish "Six Months on Mir"
    Thursday 11/17
    Non-Fiction reading of "A Second Legacy" and reading response questions
    Address open ended prompt as well
    {ASecondLegacy.pdf}
    Friday 11/18
    Finish and submit A Second Legacy
    Do any make up work owed
    Week of 11/7 to 11/11
    Monday 11/7
    Finish reading and answering questions for The Tell Tale Heart
    {Student'sTell Tale Heart.pdf}
    Tuesday 11/8
    Video on Poe's The Tell Tale Heart
    Review and grade questions from The Tell Tale Heart
    Wednesday 11/9
    Review and grade answers for The Tell Tale Heart
    Thursday 11/10
    Brief video on the history of Veteran's Day
    Read and discuss the following articles on Veterans Day
    {To Honor Veterans of All Wrs.pdf}
    {A Soldier Known but to God. pdf.pdf}
    Read Veteran Day Facts and Answer Questions
    {veterans_day_facts_1390_passage_and_questions(1).pdf}
    Friday 11/11
    Brief video on the history of Veterans Day
    {American Women in World War II.pdf}
    {Cadet Nurse Corps, 1943.pdf}
    Read What is the Difference? and Answer the Questions
    {What is the Difference Between Memorial Day and Veterans Day.pdf}
    Week of 10/31 to 11/4
    Monday 10/31
    Finish reviewing and grading reading response questions for "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
    Tuesday 11/1
    Complete vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12 and submit by the end of the period
    Wednesday 11/2
    Early Dismissal
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 9-10 and 11-12
    Thursday 11/3
    Begin conflict unit by having an open class discussion on what conflict is and its relationship to plot
    Begin reading of "Tell Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe and answer reading response quesitons
    {Student'sTell Tale Heart.pdf}
    Friday 11/4
    Continue with "Tell Tale Heart"
    Week of 10/24 to 10/28
    Monday 10/24
    Reading of "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
    Read the short story and answer the reading response questions as you proceed through the story
    Put answers on separate loose leaf - number your responses - at the top of your paper put your name and period
    {Students Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets.pdf}
    Tuesday 10/25
    Mrs. Miller is out for a doctor's appointment today. Please be on your best behavior.
    Conclude Reading of "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
    Read the short story and answer the reading response questions as you proceed through the story
    Put answers on separate loose leaf - number your responses - at the top of your paper put your name and period
    {Students Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets.pdf}
    Wednesday 10/26
    Continue to read and answer reading response questions for "Contents of a Dead Man's Pockets"
    Thursday 10/27
    Last day to finish reading "Contents of a Dead Man's Pockets" and respond to questions
    Submit in basket when done
    Friday 10/28
    Who owes "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"?
    Begin to review and grade reading response
    Week of 10/17 to 10/21
    Monday 10/17
    Mrs. Miller is out today - be on your best behavior - Mr. Crowley is subbing
    Students will not log into the computer today.
    Sub will review the lesson on the worksheet
    Complete the worksheet and put in basket when done - this is worth 35 points
    After everyone is done you will review and grade the worksheet together.
    Tuesday 10/18
    Review and grade vocabulary 5-6 and 7-8
    Review and grade Expedition to a Modern Pompeii
    Wednesday 10/9
    Share benchmark Pompeii stories
    {PompeiiP5Bell.pdf}
    {PompeiiP5Claypoole.pdf}
    {PompeiiP5Edwards.pdf}
    {PompeiiP7Andreas.pdf}
    {PompeiiP7Graul.pdf}
    {PompeiiP7Kelly.docx}
    Return graded Pompeii stories
    Return all graded papers to students and have them place them in their binders
    Call attention to broad and narrow mistake on Pompeii Worksheet
    Thursday 10/20
    Begin unit on Plot and Setting/Cause and Effect
    {Elements of a Short Story 1.ppt}
    {Elements of a Short Story 2-1.ppt}
    {Cause_and_Effect.ppt}
    Friday 10/21
    Reading of "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket"
    Read the short story and answer the reading response questions as you proceed through the story
    Put answers on separate loose leaf - number your responses - at the top of your paper put your name and period
    Begin story with oral reading and group response to questions - then finish story with independent reading and responding
    {Students Contents of the Dead Man's Pockets.pdf}
    Week of 10/10 to 10/14
    Monday 10/10
    Teacher In Service
    No School
    Tuesday 10/11
    Edmentum Benchmark Testing
    Wednesday 10/12
    Make up work day. Who owes:
    Edmentum benchmark test
    Pompeii Story
    Vocabulary Worksheets 5-6 and 7-8
    Thursday 10/13
    Mrs. Miller is out for the Renaissance Faire Trip Today
    Read "Expedition to a Modern Day Pompey" and answer the multiple-choice questions- place in collection basket when done
    {expedition_to_a_modern_pompeii_.pdf}
    Friday 10/14
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 5-6 and 7-8
    Read some benchmark Pompeii Stories
    Return graded papers and place in binder
    Monday 10/3
    We have just finished reading City That Slept - now we will be reading another article about Pompeii. Using the information from these two articles, you will begin to write a short story about Pompeii using the directions provided below.
    {Pompeii Writing Assignment.pdf}
    Read the following passage aloud as a class.
    {Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79.docx}
    Review directions for the writing assignment.
    {Pompeii Writing Prompt Directions.docx}
    Begin to work on Pompeii writing assignment
    Tuesday 10/4
    Students will work on rough draft of Pompeii writing assignment
    Try to complete your rough draft by the end of class.
    Wednesday 10/5
    Model how to morph rough draft to final copy
    Model editing of final copy
    Students will work on editing and revising their final copies
    Thursday 10/6
    Work on completing final copy and submit by end of class.
    Friday 10/7
    Mrs. Miller will be out today - please be on your best behavior
    You will work on vocabulary worksheet 5-6 and 7-8 and submit them by the end of class
    Week of 9/26 to 9/30
    Monday 9/26
    Finish viewing Pompeii movie
    Begin the following packet and answer the reading response questions - you will receive a hard copy of this because of the page orientation
    {City That Slept.pdf}
    Tuesday 9/27
    Mrs. Miller is out today - Please be on your best behavior
    Finish the "City That Slept" from yesterday and submit in basket when complete
    Wednesday 9/28
    Teacher In-service - School Closed
    Thursday 9/29
    Review and grade "City That Slept"
    Friday 9/30
    Set up class folder and Pompeii Writing Assignment file
    Read the following together as a class
    {Pompeii Writing Assignment.pdf}
    Week of 9/19 to 9/23
    Monday 9/19
    Test on Main Idea: Reading Packet: Floating Across the Atlantic; Learning to Survive at Sea: Living off the Land - 33 points total
    Submit test at end of period
    Tuesday 9/20
    No class due to evacuation of building due to bomb threat
    Wednesday 9/21
    Review and grade main idea tests
    {Drawing_Conclusions2.ppt}
    Do Jane Goodall sheet together as practice
    {Jane Goodall.pdf}
    Thursday 9/22
    Do the following worksheets independently
    {Alfred Nobel's Peace Prize .pdf}
    {Pathfinders of the West.pdf}
    Friday 9/23
    Begin Pompeii movie
    Week of 9/12 to 9/16
    Monday 9/12
    Review Keystone Literature Scores from last school year - who has to retake the test this year
    Review and grade main idea worksheet 3
    {main-idea-3ws - mini.rtf}
    Review list of who is giving an oral book report
    Discuss Senior Projects if time permits
    Tuesday 9/13
    Discuss Senior Project
    Oral Book Reports
    Wednesday 9/14
    Period 5: Continue with Oral Book Reports
    Period 7: Reading of essays from issues of The Flame
    Thursday 9/15
    Meet the Teacher Night
    Read "The Missing Colony" and answer reading response questions.
    {Mystery of the Missing Colony.pdf}
    Review and grade "The Missing Colony"
    Friday 9/16
    Early Dismissal
    Watch film on The Lost Colony
    Week of 9/5 to 9/9
    Monday 9/5
    Labor Day Holiday
    Tuesday 9/6
    Who owes work
    Return graded papers and place in binders
    Main Idea in Reading Video
    Do Main Idea Worksheet 1 with students
    {main-idea-ws1 - mini.pdf}
    Wednesday 9/7
    Activity Period Schedule with shortened periods for laptop distribution
    Complete main idea worksheet 1 with students
    Work on main idea worksheet 2 with students
    {main-idea-2 - mimiws.pdf}
    {main-idea-3ws - mini.rtf}
    Thursday 9/8
    Activity Period Schedule with shortened periods for laptop distribution
    Review main idea and supporting details
    Complete Worksheet 2 with students
    Friday 9/9
    Activity Period Schedule with shortened periods for pep rally
    Students will complete main idea worksheet 3 independently and submit when done
    Week of 8/29 to 9/2
    Monday 8/29
    Binder and position paper due by Friday
    Student Introduction to Vocabulary via Latin Roots
    Begin vocabulary worksheets 1-2 and 3-4
    {Student Introduction to Vocab.pdf}
    {B1 Vocab 1-2.pdf}
    Tuesday 8/30
    Binder and position paper due by Friday
    Complete vocabulary worksheets 1-2 and 3-4
    Wednesday 8/31
    Binder and position paper due by Friday
    Review and grade vocabulary worksheets 1-2 and 3-4
    Thursday 9/1
    Binder and position paper due by Friday
    Diagnostic Test: Reading for Thorough Comprehension 1
    Friday 9/2
    Check binders and position papers and enter grades
    Complete diagnostic testing and review and grade papers
    Week of 8/25 to 8/26
    This week will be class orientation. We will begin a regular schedule next week.
    Welcome
    Seating Charts
    Class rules
    Listening
    Class Layout
    My Space
    Position Papers
    Summer Reading
    Wiki

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    Last week for seniors
    Monday 5/29
    Memorial Day
    Tuesday 5/30
    Work owed
    Return all graded papers
    Review benchmark essays for Heart of Darkness Test
    {BMAnswers Heart of Darkness Test.docx}
    Wednesday 5/31
    Work owed
    Last of the Senior Presentations
    Thursday 6/1
    Binders - take home or recycle - both for a grade
    Friday 6/2
    Free day

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    Monday 5/22
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    Week of 5/29 to 5/26
    Last week for seniors
    Monday 5/29
    Memorial Day
    Tuesday 5/30
    Work owed
    Return all graded papers
    Review benchmark essays for Heart of Darkness Test
    {BMAnswers Heart of Darkness Test.docx}
    Wednesday 5/31
    Work owed
    Last of the Senior Presentations
    Thursday 6/1
    Binders - take home or recycle - both for a grade
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