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ENG IV Sept. 2015

M 8/31

WN--Where I work or would like to
3rd Per. 5 WN due Wed. +2 Extra Credit
Complete number2.com English Tutorial & Practice Questions--turn in handout today
Register for Parchment

T 9/1
3rd Period--5 WN +2 EC due Tomorrow--7 if you want all points & extra credit
Did you register for Parchment?
Did you complete number2.com work & turn in handout?
What do you need to do to start searching for colleges & scholarships, etc.?
Complete vocab chart & answer questions (Do #1 & 2 on College/Career Unit Handout)

W 9/2
WN-What's your reading level?  Does that seem correct to you?  Why?  Why not?
3rd period 5 WN due today +2 EC
On-Demand Practice:  Write an essay describing an experience in life that has shaped the person you've become.
Due before you leave class today.

TH 9/3
Turn in essay from Wednesday if you didn't turn it in on Wednesday for some reason.
Discuss Independent reading assignment; pick books by 9/8
How do you find books in a library?
ACT Reading Practice--complete & turn in today

F 9/4
WN--Writer's Choice
Turn in ACT Reading Practice "Lighthouse" if you didn't yesterday
Do Number2.com Reading Assignment

M 9/7
Labor Day--No School!!

T 9/8
Give students copies of the College/Career Independent Reading Assignments
Remind students to go to a computer to use the Destiny Quest "Q" to find books, write down call #s, then ask for help to locate
Give students a copy of the "Pre-Reading" page
Go to the library, use "Q", find & check out books, & complete the pre-reading handout.
All students must have a book & the Pre-Reading page turned in no later than 9/8 or a book will be assigned to you
HW: Make sure you have an IRA book & begin reading

W 9/9
WN--What does your family expect from you?
Dr. Gary Ransdell here to speak to seniors at 9:30
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
How do you create a split journal?  See Sample Split Journal
Do a split journal together over "College Board"
"College Board" Split Journal Example
HW:  Read IRA book & work on split Journal & Cornell Notes

TH 9/10
WKU Admissions Counselor, Laura Thornbury here to speak

Continue reading 1st section of your book & taking notes on Cornell Note Taker
Review how to take notes on Cornell Note Taker
Review how to take notes on Split Journal
Review how to Complete a Reading Journal (1 Sprlit Journal + 1 Chart + 1 Essential Question)
How to Create and answer an essential question.
What is an Essential Question? & Example EQs
Sample Reading Journal (3 Pages)
Practice writing your own Essential Quesion
HW: Read 1st Secton of IRA

F 9/11
WN--9-11 14 years later   
Login to Study Island and begin working on lesson.
HW: Complete Reading Journal:  (1 Sprlit Journal + 1 Cornell Note taker + 1 Essential Question)
Due when you come to class on Monday.  You'll put these into the tray to turn them in.

M 9/14
WN--Impressions of the guest speaker
Turn in IRA Reading Journal #1
Guest speaker Mondana Bonoccorso from Spencerian College
HW: Begin reading IRA section 2

T 9/15
Did you turn in IRA #1 yesterday?
What is a summary?
How do you summarize?
When do you need to use summaries?
Why should you use summaries?
What are the characteristics of a good summary?
Key characteristics of a good summary
How long should a summary be?

Steps to Summarizing
Good Examples & Bad Examples of Summaries
How does this apply to what we've been studying?
When is this skill useful?
KEY Vocabulary:

tag phrase
Ms. Stinson PPT

HW:  Read & take notes on IRA Section #2.
Get handouts needed for IRA section 2 (Split Journal & Cornell Notes)
Continue working on IRA section 2 (Due M 9/21

W 9/16
WN--Who would make good references for me and why
 (5th period 11 WN Due + 2 Extra Credit)
Summary review
What is a resume?
What does a resume look like?  See Sample Resume
Resume PPT
What is the assignment?  See Cover Letter & Resume Assignment Handout
Create a written rough draft of resume based on "Resume Template"
HW:  Bring a complete rough draft of your resume with you to class on TH handwritten or typed--paper copy
    IRA #2 Due Monday

TH 9/17
What is the creative project?  When due?  How graded?
Plan your presentation & draw for presentation order
Use ILP to learn about resumes  (Chromebook B)  Turn in Work today
HW:  IRA #2 Due Monday 9/21

F 9/18
WN--leaves, cool breezes, fields of green
Study Island ACT Verbs & Possessive Nouns Lessons (Chromebook A)
You must get at least a 70%.  Counts as a 50 point grade based on your %.
(Chromebooks A 2-6th)
HW:  IRA #2 Due Monday 9/21

M 9/21
WN-How I'll pay for college
IRA #2 Due Today when you walk into class
Points for bringing in your resume rough draft
Peer review resume rough draft
Go to lab and type a complete  draft of your resume--you may use resume builder on the ILP website or a template on Microsoft Word or save a copy of & change the information on one of the templates below to make it your own
 "Microsoft Word Resume Template" 
Google Docs Plain Resume Template
Google Docs Fancy Resume Template 

T 9/22
Peer Edit typed drafts of resumes with Resume Checklist
Compare Resume to Resume Grade Sheet
Finish typing resume & Share via Google Docs
Turn your resume in before you leave today.

W 9/23
WN--College Fair at WKU
WKU College Fair Trip
Work on IRA #3 & Creative Project

TH 9/24
How to do ILP
Work on ILP
Login to ILP and click on "view details"
Click on "schools that interest me" review & revise & save
Click on "career & life goals" review, revise & save
Click on "career cluster" review, revise, & save
Click on "Post-secondary Goals" review: "career", "education" & "financial", revise, & save
Click on "Career Planning Activities" Use this area to record any volunteer work or job shadowing, clubs, etc.  you have done. save
Login to ILP and click on "view details"
Click on "Organizations and Activities" Add any sports, organizations, etc. for the past 4 years. save
Click on "Community Service" Add any volunteer work you've done for the past 4 years. Save.
Click on "Course of Study" review, revise & save
Click on "Learning Services" review, revise & save
Click on "Explore Financial Aid" and locate at least 2 scholarships for you.
Get to 80% or 100% completion

F 9/25
WN--Writer's Choice
Complete ILP Work
Begin Study Island Prepositions, Pronouns, & Adverbs Lesson
HW: IRA #3 Due Monday & Creative Project Due Tues.

M 9/28
WN--What I've accomplished this quarter
IRA #3 Due Today
Complete ILP Assignment Online
HW: Creative Project due Tomorrow.

T 9/29
IRA Creative Project Presentations (We'll draw for presentation order)
If your presentation is not ready TODAY, you will be required to write an in-class essay instead

W 9/30
WN--Fall Break Plans
Finish IRA Creative Project Presentations (We'll draw for presenation order)

Fall Break Oct. 1-11

 Essay Brainstorming
5th Period--11 WN Due +2 Extra Credit
personal essay.doc  discuss
What is an essay?
Describe an experience in your life that helped shape the person you've become.
Individually, use your Brainstorming page to complete the "Essay Planning Page"
HW: Continue working on IRA section 2 (Due TH 9/17) 

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