Calendars


ALISSA August-September
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Aug. 13
14
15
16
17
20
21
22
23
24
27
28
29
30
31
Sept. 3
4
5
6
7
10
11
12
13
14
17
18
19
20
21
24
25
26
27
28


KIM August- September
Students will be forming Study Groups that will meet weekly to study the vocabulary.
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Aug. 13
14
15
16- First Day of School
17 Topic: Syllabus
20 Topic: Good Writing Examples
21 Topic: Core Standards
22 Topic: Core Standards
23 Topic: Connotation and Denotation
24 Topic: Tone
27 Topic: Tone
28 Topic: Etymology
29 Topic: Greek and Latin Roots
Due: Tone Cards
30 Topic: Induction
31 Topic: Analysis
Due: Greek/Latin Root Definitions
Sept. 3: No School
4 Topic: I AM Poems. AP will also have a summer term review
5 Topic: Importance of Grammar.
6 Topic: Grammar Jigsaw
7 Topic: Grammar Jigsaw
Due: I AM Poems
10 Topic: Grammar Jigsaw
11 Topic: Writing Workshop for Grammar Essay
12 Topic: Writing Workshop
Greek/Latin Root Quiz
13 Topic: Unit 1 Review/ Readings of Unit 1 Student Work
14 Unit 1 test
Readings of Student Work after Exam
Progress Report (Grades will be due on the 18th)
17 Unit 2 American Rhetoric Begins
Topic: Persuasive Strategies Used in Media
Due: Final Draft of Grammar Essay
18 Topic: Claims and Assumptions
Grades Due by 4PM
19 CP Topic: Effective Persuasive Writing
AP Topic: Practice Argument Essay
20 CP Topic: Rhetorical Devices
AP Topic: Effective Persuasive Writing
21 Topic: Ethos, Pathos, Logos
24 Topic: Annotation
Reading Quiz
25 Topic: Puritanism and Enlightenment
26 Topic: Structure
27 Topic: Structure
28 Topic: Structure
Annotation Quiz

KIM October
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Oct. 1
Topic: Mini Rhetoric Triangles
Reading Quiz
2 CP Topic:Mini Rhetoric Triangles
AP: Sneaker Project
3 Topic: Sneaker Project
4 CP Topic: Sneaker Project
AP Topic: Rhetoric Triangle/Rhetorical Analysis
5 CP Topic: Rhetoric Triangle/Rhetorical Analysis
AP Topic: Practice Rhetorical Analysis Essay
8 No School
9 Topic: Writing Workshop
10 Topic: Sneaker Project
11 Topic: Sneaker Project Presentations
12 Topic: Sneaker Project Presentations
Quarter 1 Ends
15 Topic: Writing Workshop
16 Topic: Writing Workshop
Grades Due by 4PM
17 Topic: Writing Workshop
18 Persuasive Essay Rough Draft Due
Topic: Unit 2 Review/Student Reading of Work
19 Topic: Unit 2 Test
AP: Rhetorical Analysis Essay and Triangles
CP: Two Outlines (Persuasive and Rhetoric) and Triangles
22 Unit 3 American Philosophy Begins
Topic: The Isms
Due: Persuasive Essay Final Draft
23 Topic: The Isms
24 Topic: Transcendentalism
25 Topic: Transcendentalism
26 Topic: Transcendentalism Socratic Seminar
29 Topic: Transcendentalism/Gothicism
30 Topic: Gothicism
31 Topic: Gothicism


KIM November
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday



Nov. 1
Topic: Archetypes/Synthesis Essay
2 CP: Unit 3 Ism Test AP: Synthesis Practice Essay
Topic: Archetypes
5 Topic: Archetypes
6 Topic: Scarlet Letter Essential Questions
7 Topic: Scarlet Letter Essential Questions
8 Topic: Introduction to Scarlet Letter/Ch. 1
9 Topic: Chapter. 2 in S.L.- The Marketplace
Progress Report
Vocab Quiz 1. AP will also take an Ism Quiz.
12 Veteran's Day- No School
13 Topic: Ch. 3-5 in Scarlet Letter
Grades Due at 4PM
14 Topic: Ch. 6 Pearl
15 Topic: Ch. 7-8
16 Topic: Rhetorical Analysis Essay.
19 Thanksgiving Break
20
21
22
23
26 Topic: Scarlet Letter Review
Reading Quiz
27 Topic: Ism Essay Writing Workshop
28 Topic: Writing Workshop
29 Topic: Writing Workshop
Ism Essay Draft Due
30 Topic: Ism Essay Presentations
Unit 3 American Philosophy Ends
Vocab Quiz 2
KIM December
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Dec. 3
Unit 4 American Humor Begins
Personal Ism Rough Draft Due
Topic: Rhetorical Devices of American Humor
4 Topic: Satire in American Politics
5 Topic: Satire Examples
6 Topic: Satire Examples
Due: Personal Ism Final Draft
7 Topic: Group Satirical Newsletter
10 Topic: Group Satirical Newsletter
11 Topic: Huck Finn Introduction
12 Topic: Huck Finn Introduction
13 Topic: Finals Review
14 Topic: Finals Review
Vocab Quiz 3
17 Topic:
AP: Multiple Choice Part of Final
CP: Finals Review
18 Finals
19 Finals
20 Finals
21 Teacher In-Service Day
24
25
26
27
28
31




KIM January
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Jan. 1
2
3
4
7 Topic:Huck Finn through Ch. 20.
Reading Quiz
8 Topic: Who is the American Hero?
9 Topic: What Kind of Hero Are You?
10 Topic:What Kind of Hero Are You?
11 Topic: Is Huck Finn a Hero
14 Topic: Roles of other characters in Huck Finn
15 Topic:
CP: Roles of Characters in Huck Finn
AP: Huck Finn Essential Questions
16 Topic:
CP: Huck's Journey
AP: Practice Multiple Choice Test
17 Topic:
CP: Huck Finn Essential Questions
AP: Multiple Choice Debrief
18 Topic: Huck Finn Socratic Seminar
Vocab Quiz 4
21 Topic: Huck Finn Skit Preparation
22: Huck Finn Skit Preparation
23 Huck Finn Skits
24 Huck Finn Skits
25 Huck Finn Skits
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29
30
31