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ENG 3 Aug. 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Are you in the right class?
What can you expect from the class?
What are the rules?
What supplies do you need?
Who else is in the class?
ENG III Syllabus  (put into your ENG binder to refer to throughout the year)
Info Cards      (turn in today)
Parent Letter  (sign & bring back)
Write a letter introducing yourself.  Handwrite it or type it.  Put it in the turn-in tray, or upload it to my website. (due when you come into class tomorrow) 

Activities if time:
Hand Activity
BGHS Top 10

Starburst Activity
Homework:  Have signed:
Parent Contact Info
Write introduction letter


TH 8/10
Bell Ringer--personality inventory "Respect"
Turn in parent contact info,  & letter to teacher
How do you keep a conversation going?
Ask questions & follow-up questions.  How does this pertain to writing?
M&M Activity to Meet Classmates

Quiz over syllabus 
Where I'm From Power Point
Where I'm From Fill In Blank (optional)
Assignment Handout
Take pictures of students & Make animoto video
HW: Where from Brainstorming, Where From Rough Draft, bring any photos or images you need.
Composition book needed Wednesday 8/12


F 8/11
Turn in Parent Info.
Turn in Letter to teacher
"Where I'm From"
Use a web-based program to make your project.
google.com--go to Google drive & create a presentation--much like powerpoint
HW:  Where From Poem Draft Due M
Composition book needed 8/12

M 8/14
Share Complete draft of "Where I'm From" Poem Due today?
"Where I'm From Presentations"
Cookies for class
Preview Writer's Notebooks
HW: Have composition book with you tomorrow or $1 to buy one

T 8/11
Decorate composition books
WN--Goals for Junior Year 

W 8/12
ACT Practice Exam "Music"  45 min for 75 questions

TH 8/13

F 8/14

Get assigned seats
Grade Goals--complete & turn in
Complete Poem presentations
ACT Warmup
How did you do on ACT?


How did you do on the ACT practice?
What is your RAW score?  How would that translate to a class score?
What do you think it would be as an ACT score 0-36?

Get a copy of the test
Get your gradesheet
Look at your RAW score (score printed on the scantron) to determine your SCALE score (ACT score)
Is your score at benchmark or above?
What ACT score does WKU require? 
WKU Admissions 
What ACT score does UK require?  Typically 22 or higher
Is your Scale score a 29 or higher?
Did you Score a 17 or Lower?
How much will a score below benchmark cost you?

Get a copy of the "Music  ACT Practice Test Worksheet"
Mark which answers you missed--what patterns do you see?
Look back at the test questions on your copy of the test--do you see what you missed and why?
Get a copy of the "Music" test explinations--Now do you see why you missed what you missed?
What is 1 type of problem you could study & improve your ACT score by at least 1-2 points?
What did you learn today that you didn't already know?

HW: Decorated WN & 2 entries due Monday.

M 8/17
Tape & turn in WN
Review Friday--What did you learn about the ACT?
Use Test Information Release to get a copy of your test & ACT Answers $20.00
Complete WN entry #2 & turn in for a grade
Decoration & entries (30 points)


T 8/18
Grammar Diagnostic Part 1 (Course 4)

W 8/19

Complete Grammar Diagnostic part 1 (course 4)  If you didn't yesterday
Begin technology assignment

TH 8/20
Complete technology assignment
Begin number2.com English Tutorial & Practice Questions

F 8/21
Complete number2.com English Tutorial & Practice Questions

M 8/24
Reading Diagnostic.  Compelte & Turn in.
Friends On-Demand  Due when you come to class Tuesday.

T 8/25

What is the WKU/BGHS CEPT?
Who is will be in our classroom this year from CEPT?
CEPT student introduction
Turn in 
Friends On-Demand  
Complete Nouns Pre-Test & turn in today
Complete Nouns Terms chart & turn in today
HW: Nouns review Worksheet 1 & 2


W 8/26
WN--What I want to learn
Complete College options Survey & Return today
Logon to number2.com Reading
Read the Tutorial & answer questions
Do reading practice & note what you miss: # of question & explain
Be ready to turn in Nouns pg. on TH

TH 8/27
School Photos--Come ready to smile!
Go over Pre-Test
Check Nouns vocab chart

F 8/28
WN--Writer's Choice
Show Nouns PPT slide 1-5 & discuss
Do Nouns Practice 1 as a class
Do Nouns Practice 2 as a class
Do LN p. 590 independently & check in class
HW:  Do ws 20 in packet; be ready for quiz Monday over identifying nouns.

M 8/31
Check WS 20
Identifying Nouns Quiz
Review identifying nouns with Interwrite slide 1-3
Common/Proper nouns--see LN p. 6
Nouns PPT slide 7-10
Do Nouns Practice 3
Do Nouns Practice 4
HW: Complete ws 30, 31, & 25; be ready for common/proper noun quiz on Tuesday.



Share Animoto videos 

Prepositional Phrases & Apositive Phrases
LN CH 2 p. 49-55 Lesson 1 & 2
GUM p. 34-39  Lesson 1 &2
See links & more grammar help here

Prepositional & Appositive Phrases

Check CH 2 p. 49-55 & GUM p. 34-39

HW: Study for quiz

Quiz over LN CH 2 Lesson 1 & 2

Verbals: Participial Phrases & Gerund Phrases

Do LN CH 2 Lesson 3 & 4

Check CH 2 Lesson 3 & 4

Student College Survey

Quiz over CH 2 Lesson 3 & 4

Do CH 2 Lesson 5 & 6

HW: CH 2 Lesson 5 & 6 Due TH

WN--My weekend

How do students take notes in college?

Read "The Student Athlete" article & discuss

How do you create a split journal?  See Sample Split Journal

Do a split journal together over "The Student Athlete"

"The Student Athlete" Split Journal Example

Independently complete a split journal over "Add Spice to Your Life With Activities"

HW: Complete split journal over "Add Spice to Your Life With Activities" ready to turn in 1st thing when we meet again.

Go over homework

How do college students take notes?

Review split journal
Introduce Cause/Effect chart
Read "Start Smart" article
Take notes using Cause/Effect Chart
HW: complete Cause/Effect Chart using "Saving Money" article

What I like to read, where, when, with what?

Review Cause/Effect Chart & homework
Introduce "Super 6" Note Style
Class reads "Headstart in College"
How to use headings to take notes
complete "Super 6"
Independently read "Here to There" and complete "Super 6"
How to use "Q" to find books in the library.
Overview Native American IRA Assignment
HW: finish "Super 6" over "Student Loan" article

?Check CH 2 Lesson 5 & 6

LN Chapter 2 test (100 points)

Do CH 3 Lessons 1, 2, & 3

Discuss NA IRA--students begin to look for books.  Must have book by 9/8.

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