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ENG III September Assignments

M 9/2
Labor Day-No School!!!

 

 

 

T 9/3
Review what we did last week
Turn in IRA Pre-Reading Page
How to take notes using "My Question Tower" Read article "Cars that Communicate" Do together as a class
Divide IRA books into sections & label which sections are due when
Discuss the 3 parts of each Reading Journal
Get copies of Split Journal to begin taking notes on 1st section of book as you read
HW: Begin reading book & taking notes using Split Journal #1 (Due 9/12)


W 9/4
WN--My favorite breakfast foods    
Check homework over "My Question Tower"
Ms. Swiney here to discuss important topics for Juniors

TH 9/5

Yearbook Pictures
Homecoming Ballots
How to take notes using "Note Taker" When would this style of notes work?  When would it not?
As a class, read "3 Little Pigs" and take notes on "Note Taker"

F 9/6
WN--Writer's Choice
Check your grade--any questions?
ACT online Practice Day--using number2.com
Have you registered correctly?  If not, fix it--make sure you selected janet.martin@bgreen.kyschools.us as your coach.
Take notes on the Cornell Notetaker over what you read & do & turn in for points.

M 9/9
WN--My Grandparents

How to create Essential Questions
What is an Essential Question? & Example EQs
Sample Reading Journal (Split Journal, Chart, & Essential Question)
Develop your EQ for the 1st section of your book.

T 9/10
Do NA Literature Pre-Test
Fix number2.com login problems using iPads
Watch A History of Native Americans video and answer the questions on the video handout.
HW: Independent Reading Assignment


W 9/11
WN--9/11 12 years later
Discuss video
Get NA Literature Chart and complete.
Check your grade--any questions?
HW:  IRA Section 1 due tomorrow at beginning of class
   
TH 9/12
IRA Reading Journal #1 Due Today (35 points)

Check NA Literature Chart
Read Literature book p. 20-22 & Discuss
HW: IRA Section #2

F 9/13
Check your grade--any questions?
ACT online Practice Day--using number2.com
Have you registered correctly?  If not, fix it--make sure you selected janet.martin@bgreen.kyschools.us as your coach.
Take notes on the Cornell Notetaker over what you read & do & turn in for points.
HW:  IRA Section #2

M 9/16
WN--Listen. . .Imagine. . .Write. . .
How to improve IRA grades--how to incorporate quotes and page numbers
Read "World on Turtle's Back" p. 25-30 Listen to CD--oral literature--17 min
Answer questions p. 31: 1, 3, & 6  Be sure to add textual support.
Turn in before you go.
HW: IRA Section #2

T 9/17

Fix the sentence:
1. "Hey Carlos, James said, whats the assignment for english class tomorrow."
2. Carlos replyed, we're supposed to read in iroquois myth write a poem and studying for a spelling test.
Finish answering questions 1, 3, & 6 from p. 31
How to incorporate textual support
Why is this important?  How does it apply to IRA?
How does this apply to other forms of writing?
In groups, select 1 question to turn in to a well-developed paragraph as a group.
HW: IRA Section #2 Due TH

W 9/18
WN--In the beginning of time. . .
(3rd per 12 WN Due +2EC)
Class time to work on IRA & WN

HW: IRA Section #2 Due Tomorrow


TH 9/19
IRA Reading Journal #2 Due Today (35 points)
Get new handouts for IRA RJ #3

Fix the Sentence
3. Song of the Sky Loom is an apparently simple yet truely complex poem that expresses peoples
longing to be as pure as th natural world.
4. If we could really understand in what sense our mother is the earth, and our father is the sky than we
would be more respectful of nature.
Discuss Creative project
Go over "NA Words to Know" chart & p. 16-22 notes
Go over p. 31 questions
Review incorporating textual support
Do Worksheet 9, 10, & 11
HW: IRA Section 3

F 9/20
WN--Writer's Choice
Check your grade--any questions?
ACT online Practice Day--using number2.com
Have you registered correctly?  If not, fix it--make sure you selected janet.martin@bgreen.kyschools.us as your coach.
Take notes on the Cornell Notetaker over what you read & do & turn in for points.
HW: IRA Reading Journal #3

M 9/23
WN--What makes me laugh

Go over Worksheets 9, 10, 11 
Read p.33-36 "Song of the Sky Loom" "Hunting Song"
Do comparison packet
?HW: IRA Reading Journal #3

T 9/24
Fix the sentence:
5. Many native american cultures have their own versions of Coyote Storys.
6. Coyote and the buffalo is a story that is funny entertaining and it is scary.
Native American Open Response Question--do in class and turn in today
Complete the comparison packet and turn in today.
Read "Coyote Stories" p. 39-47
HW: IRA Reading Journal #3

W 9/25
WN--   What and how I praise  (4th per 15 WN Due +2 EC)

How will creative projects be graded?
Read "Coyote Stories" p. 39-47
Do ws 17, 18, 19, & p. 46 #2 & 5
2. What might be Okanogan toarytellers' purpose for telling these stories?
5. What do these Coyote stories have in common with other folk tales you know?
HW: IRA Reading Journal #3

TH 9/26
IRA Reading Journal #3 Due Today (35 points)
Draw presentation order for Creative Projects

Discuss "Coyote Stories"
Watch "Coyote Eyes" (If there is time.)
Read "Man to Send Rain Clouds" p. 48-54
Do ws 21, 22 & 24
HW:  Creative Project Due Tuesday 10/1

F 9/27
WN--Writer's Choice
N.A. Literature Test
Prepare for Creative Project
Draw names to determine order of presentations
HW:  Creative Project Due Tuesday 10/1



M 9/30
WN--What happened 1st quarter
Check your grade--any questions?
ACT online Practice Day--using number2.com
Have you registered correctly?  If not, fix it--make sure you selected janet.martin@bgreen.kyschools.us as your coach.
Take notes on the Cornell Notetaker over what you read & do & turn in for points.
HW:  Creative Project Due Tuesday 10/1

T 10/1
Present Creative Projects (100 points) We will draw for presentation order.
Everyone must be ready to present today whether we get to you or not!!  

If your presentation is not ready on the day due, you will be required to write an in-class essay instead

W 10/2
WN--   Fall Break Plans  (5th Per 18 WN Due +2 EC)
Finish Presenting Creative Projects

If your presentation is not ready on the day due, you will be required to write an in-class essay instead


 

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