Weekly Agendas - April

 

 

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4

Please remember, agendas are flexible and subject to change.

updated 4/25/18 @ 10:15 a.m.

Week 1

Monday - 4/9
E - F - A - B - C - D

  • Read.
  • Power Sentences - Using Compound Sentences - Part I.
    • Info Sheet [PDF]
    • Practice Packet [PDF]

HW: Finish class work.

 

Tuesday - 4/10
D - E - F - A - B - C

  • Read.
  • Correct Power Sentences. Turn in.
  • Complete Making Quotes Work for You WS [PDF]
  • Journal Entry #28 - Where I'm From Poem. Find directions and examples here and here.
    HW: Finish class work, if necessary. Make sure you've completed Journal Entry #27 from before Spring Break. Journal Entries #21 - 30 are due Friday.

 

Wednesday - 4/11
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Read.
  • Share JE #28.
  • Review Making Quotes Work for You WS. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #29 - Making Quotes Work for You

    1. Look back through your evidence notes and articles and find a quote from a voice of authority and a statistic that you can incorporate into your essay.
    2. Write out each one as you would in a paragraph.
    3. You should have two separate examples when you’re done: one for the voice of authority and one for the statistic.
    4. Make sure to 1) Transition In, 2) Quote, 3) Cite, and 4) Discuss. Refer to your English Folder, pages 37 - 38 for examples.

    HW: 1) Punctuating Titles 2 WS [PDF]. 2) Journal Entries #21 - 30 are due Friday.

 

Thursday - 4/12
B - C - D - E - F - A

  • Read.
  • Share JE #29.
  • Review Punctuating Titles 2 WS. Turn in.
  • Complete Outlining Practice 3 [PDF].
    HW: 1) Finish class work, if necessary. 2) Journal Entry #30 - BHH - Write about the book you're reading. Tell me about 1) Something you find interesting; 2) Something you're learning; and 3) Something you're feeling. Refer to page 22 in your English Folder for additional writing ideas for Book/Head/Heart. Minimum 3/4 page. Journal Entries #21 - 30 are due tomorrow.

 

Friday - 4/13
B - C - D - E - F - A

  • Turn in Journal Entries #21 - 30.
  • Library Time.

 


Week 2

Monday - 4/16
A - B - C - D - E - F

  • Read.
  • Return Journal Entries.
  • Correct Outlining Practice 3. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #31 - In your journal, create a formal sentence outline for the three body paragraphs of your competitive sports essay (II, III, and IV). Use your boxes and bullets plan (JE #25) and the models in your English Folder to help guide you.
    HW: Finish class work, if necessary.

 

Tuesday - 4/17
F - A - B - C - D - E

  • Read.
  • Journal Entry #32 - Introduction and Conclusion for the Competitive Sports Essay - Sentence Outline
  • Part I: Using the examples in your English Folder to guide you (page 41, 43, and 35) write a sentence outline for the introduction of your competitive sports essay. Remember that your introductory paragraph needs to have the following parts:
    • I. Introduction
      A. A lead that grabs the reader's attention.
      B. Some background information explaining why this topic is important and mentioning the other side of the issue.
      C. A thesis statement that contains the topic + your position or claim + a forecast of your reasons in support of your claim.
  • Part II: Write a sentence outline for the conclusion for your competitive sports essay. Use examples in your English Folder to guide you (pages 42, 44, and 36). Remember that your concluding paragraph needs to have the following parts
    • V. Conclusion
      A. A summary statement that restates the main points of your claim.
      B. A strong finish at the end.

    HW: Finish class work, if necessary.


Wednesday - 4/18
E
- F - A - B - C - D

 

Thursday - 4/19
D - E
- F - A - B - C

  • Read.
  • Share JE #33.
  • Journal Entry #34 - Works Cited Page Sample: Copy the Works Cited page found in the Lit Book on page 647 exactly as written. Click here to see a copy of the Lit Book page.
    HW: 1)
    Finish class work, if necessary. 2) Journal Entry #35 - If I Were in Charge of the World Poem. You can find the template and examples here.

 

Friday - 4/20
D - E
- F - A - B - C

  • Word Study - Unit 8
    • Pretest; Test date - 4/27.
    • Complete Practice Sheet [PDF]. Due - 4/27.
    • Practice your words with this Unit 8 Quizlet!



Week 3 Week 3

Monday - 4/23 - Holiday - No School

Tuesday - 4/24
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Read.
  • Share JE #35.
  • Review JE#34.
  • Complete Formatting a Works Cited Page WS [PDF].
    HW: Journal Entry #36 - Emotion/Sensory Poem. Find directions and examples here.

 

Wednesday - 4/25
B - C - D - E - F - A

  • Read.
  • Share JE #36.
  • Review Formatting a Works Cited Page. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #37 - Works Cited Page Example. Create a Works Cited page using the information from the Works Cited Page worksheet. We did this entirely in class together. See Mrs. Hatzi for a copy that you can rewrite into your journal if you were absent.
  • Journal Entry #38 - Works Cited Page for Competitive Sports Essay. Create a Works Cited page for your competitive sports essay. You should have a minimum of 6 sources -- 5 printed and a least one online.
    HW: Finish class work, if necessary.


Thursday - 4/26
A - B - C - D - E - F

  • Read.
  • Journal Entries #39 - Self-Assessment for Competitive Sports Essay.
  • Part I: Review and complete the Argument Writing Checklist. This is not available online; you need to get one from Mrs. Hatzi.
  • Part II: Write a self-assessment of your essay.
    • What parts came easily? What are you proud of? (1 paragraph)
    • What parts were challenging? What could you use more help with? (1 paragraph)
    • What are your process and writing goals for next time? (3 - 5 bullet points)

    HW: 1) Unit 8 Word Study and Practice Sheet due tomorrow. 2) Review for tomorrow's Unit 8 test. Practice your words with this Unit 8 Quizlet! 3) Finish class work, if necessary.

 

Friday - 4/27
A - B - C - D - E - F

  • Word Study - Unit 8
    • Turn in Word Study and Practice Sheet.
    • Take Unit 8 Test.

 

Week 4

Monday - 4/30
F - A - B - C - D - E

  • Read.
  • Power Sentences - Using Compound Sentences - Part II.
    • Info Sheet [PDF]
    • Practice Packet [PDF]

    HW: Finish class work, if necessary.

 

Tuesday - 5/1
E - F - A - B - C - D

  • Read.
  • Correct Power Sentences. Turn in.
  • Journal Entry #40 - Pros/Cons/Other Chart - Start reading and taking notes for your argument essay. Remember to keep track of your sources on a sheet of binder paper or another way that works for you.
    HW:
    Complete "Earthlings Unite!" (one side only) [PDF].

 

Wednesday - 5/2
D - E - F - A - B - C

  • Read.
  • Journal Entry #40, continued. - Pros/Cons/Other Chart - Continue reading and taking notes for your argument essay.
    HW:
    Journal Entries #31 - 40 due and Competitive Sports Sources Page due tomorrow.

 

Thursday - 5/3
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Review "Earthlings Unite!" KEEP.
  • Turn in Journal Entries #31 - 40 and Competitive Sports Sources Page.
  • Journal Entry #41 - Evidence Notes for your Argument Essay.
    HW:
    Complete "The Joystick of Learning" [PDF]. Due Monday.

Friday - 5/4
C - D - E - F - A - B

  • Library Time.



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