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Daily Assignments


Tuesday                               January 14, 2014

1. Collected Buddhism Review Questions
2. Post Test
3. Final Exam Study Guide

Monday                               January 13, 2014

1. Read "The Origin of Buddhism" and Complete Questions due Tuesday
2. Final Exam Study Guide

Friday                                 January 10, 2014

1. Collected Introduction to Unit 4 Read-Along
2. Read "Tao Te Ching" and "The Analects" p. 264-270
3. Complete Questions p. 271 #1, 3, 4, 6, and 7 - due Monday
4. Final Exam Study Guide

Thursday                            January 9, 2014

1. Silent Reading
2. Folk Tale Project Presentations
3. Complete Introduction to Unit 4 Read-Along

Wednesday                         January 8, 2014

1. No School

Tuesday                              January 7, 2014

1. No School

Monday                              January 6, 2014

1. No School

Friday                                 December 20, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete 15-week Assessment
3. Folk Tale Project Presentations

Thursday                            December 19, 2013

1. Collected Unit 3 Study Guide
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Unit 3 Test
4. Folk Tale Project Presentations

Wednesday                         December 18, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Journal 25
3. Folk Tale Project Presentations
4. Unit 3 Study Guide - due Thursday


Tuesday                              December 17, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Video - Slumdog Millionaire and Follow-Along Questions
3. Unit 3 Study Guide - due Thursday

Monday                               December 16, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Folk Tale Project Presentations
3. Unit 3 Study Guide - due Thursday

Friday                                  December 13, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 44
2. Silent Reading
3. Vocabulary 12 Quiz
4. Folk Tale Project - due Monday
5. Unit 3 Study Guide - due Thursday

Thursday                             December 12, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Folk Tale Project - due Monday
3. Vocabulary Review p. 44 - due Friday
4. Vocabulary 12 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                          December 11, 2013

1. Collected Review Questions p. 207 #1-8
2. Silent Reading
3. Review Vocabulary 12
4. Folk Tale Project - due Monday

Tuesday                                December 10, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 12 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal 24 - Collected Journal 21-24 
4. Finish Synthesis Essay
5. Complete Review Questions p. 207 #1-8 - due Wednesday

Monday                                December 9, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Book Talk
3. Synthesis Essay Revisions
4. Complete Vocabulary 12 Definition / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                                   December 6, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review
2. Silent Reading
3. Completed Vocabulary 11 Quiz
4. Read from the Bhagavad-Gita The Yoga of Knowledge p. 200-207

Thursday                              December 5, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Read "Numskull and the Rabbit" p. 222-226
3. Complete Review Questions p. 226 # 1-6
4. Complete Vocabulary Review
5. Vocabulary 11 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                           December 4, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Journal 23 -  (Write one paragraph using one of the sentences that you listed for Journal 22 to complete an introductory paragraph explaining your choice. Underline the sentence you chose to use.  It is your thesis sentence.)
3. Review Vocabulary 11 Definitions
4. Complete Review Questions p. 199 # 1-7

Tuesday                                 December 3, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 11 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Collected Indian Wisdom Literature Read-Along p. 186-191
3. Silent Reading
4. Read "The Mahabharata" p. 192-199

Monday                                 December 2, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Review on Vedic Hymns Handout p. 186-187
3. Read Indian Wisdom Literature p. 186-191 and Complete Read-Along
4. Complete Vocabulary 11 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                                    November 29, 2013

1. No Class

Thursday                               November 28, 2013


1. No Class

Wednesday                           November 27, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Review Questions p. 182 # 2, 3, and 4 and p. 183 # 2, 5, 7, and 8 - due today

Tuesday                                 November 26, 2013


1. Collected Introduction to Indian Literature Read-Along
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal 21 -  (Make a list of five sentences.) I appreciate __________ because _________________. 
4. Read "The Rig Veda" p. 178 - 182
5. Start on Review Questions p. 182 # 2, 3, and 4 and p. 183 # 2, 5, 7, and 8

Monday                                November 25, 2013

1. Collected Unit 2 Study Guide
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Unit 2 Test
4. Read Introduction to Indian Literature and Complete Read-Along

Friday                                 November 22, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 78
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 21- Summary Blog
4. Complete Vocabulary 10 Quiz
5. Complete Unit 2 Study Guide

Thursday                             November 21, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 10 Definitions
3. Socratic Circle (Review) / Evaluation
4. Complete Vocabulary  Review p. 78 - due Friday

Wednesday                            November 20, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 10 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Unit 2 Study Guide - due Thursday
5. Unit 2 Test on Thursday

Tuesday                                 November 19 2013


1. Collected Handout on Didactic Literature and Breaking Down Long Sentences
    p. 105-106
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 20 - due today
4. Complete Critical Reading Questions p. 110 #1-5 and Literary Analysis Questions on
    p. 111 # 1, 3, and 4
5. Complete Vocabulary 10 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Wednesday

Monday                                  November 18, 2013

1. No Class

Friday                                    November 15, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 61
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal 19
4. Complete Vocabulary 9 Quiz
5. Complete Handout on Didactic Literature and Breaking Down Long Sentences p.  
    105-106 - due Monday

Thursday                            November 14, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading "The Manner of Kings" p. 106-110
3. Start Study Guide on "The Manners of Kings"
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 61 - due Friday
5. Vocabulary 9 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                         November 13, 2013

1. Collected Review Questions p. 105 #2-6
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 18
4. Review Vocabulary 9 Definitions
5. Start Reading "The Manners of Kings" p. 106-110

Tuesday                              November 12, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 9 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Collected Didactic Assignment p. 60-61
3. Complete Ten-Week Assessment
4. Silent Reading
5. Complete Review Questions p. 105 #2-6

Monday                              November 11, 2013

1. Collected Wordiness Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Didactic Assignment p. 60-61
4. Read "The Rubiayat" p. 102-105
5. Completed Vocabulary 9 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                                 November 8, 2013

1. No Class

Thursday                            November 7, 2013

1. Collected Review Questions p. 81
2. Collected Close Reading Assignment
3. Silent Reading
4. Journal 17 - Summary Blog
5. Wordiness Instruction / Assignment

Wednesday                         November 6, 2013

1. Silent Reading
3. Close Reading Instruction / Assignment
4. Read from "The Koran" p. 76-80
5. Complete Review Questions p. 81 # 1-7 - due Thursday

Tuesday                              November 5, 2013

1. No Class

Monday                              November 4, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Folk Tale Presentations

Friday                                 November 1, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 8
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal 16
4. Complete Vocabulary 8 Quiz
5. Finish Folk Tale Presentation

Thursday                             October 31, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Folk Tale Presentations
3. Evaluate Presentations
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 8
5. Context Clues Instruction / Assignment

Wednesday                          October 30, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Reviewed Vocabulary 8 Definitions
3. Journal 15 - Summary Blog
4. Folk Tale Presentations
5. Evaluate  Presentation

Tuesday                                October 29, 2013


1. Collected Vocabulary 8 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Finish Synthesis Essays (In-Class)

Monday                               October 28, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Synthesis Essay (In-Class)
3. Complete Vocabulary 8 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday
4. Folk Tale Projects due Tuesday

Friday                                 October 25, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 41
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 7 Quiz
4. Journal 14 - List the items that must be included in a synthesis essay by paragraph.
5. Synthesis Information - Evaluate Sample Essay
6. Folk Tale Project on Tuesday 10/29/13

Thursday                            October 24, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Synthesis Essay Notes
3. Continue Folk Tale Project - Color Graphic Representation
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 41- due Friday

Wednesday                         October 23, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Reviewed Vocabulary 7 Definitions
3. Synthesis Essay Notes
4. Continue Folk Tale Project - Final Draft

Tuesday                              October 22, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 7 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 13 - Write a Blog summarizing your silent reading book
4. Synthesis Essay Notes
5. Continue Folk Tale Project - Rough Draft

Monday                              October 21, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Synthesis Essay Notes
3. Start Folk Tale Project - Brainstorming
4. Complete Vocabulary 7 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                                October 18, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 24
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal 12 - "I remember eating ______________ at ______________."  (Using Journal 11) Write a paragraph describing what it was, as well as, what it looked like, tasted like, smelled like,  and how it made you feel.
4. Complete Vocabulary 6 Quiz
5. Finished Video and Summary
6. Folk Tale Project - due October 25

Thursday                           October 17, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Continued Video and Summary Questions
3. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 24

Wednesday                        October 16, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 6 Definitions
3. Video - "Arabian Nights"
4. Continued Video Summary

Tuesday                             October 15, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 6 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Video - "Arabian Nights"
4. Continued Video Summary

Monday                             October 14, 2013


1. Silent Reading
2. Journal 11 - List ten items that tell what your childhood tasted like.
3. Video - "Arabian Nights"
4. Continued Video Summary
5. Complete Vocabulary 6 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                               October 11, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 102
2. Collected "One Thousand and One Nights" Review Questions
3. Silent Reading
4. Complete Journal 10
5. Complete Vocabulary 5 Quiz
6. Start Video - "Arabian Nights"
7. Start Video Summary

Thursday                          October 10, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading "One Thousand and One Nights"
3. Complete Review Question Handout - due Friday
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 102

Wednesday                       October 9, 2013

1. Collected Introduction to Arabic Literature p. 76 and p. 84
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 9 - Write a Plot Summary Blog
4. Reviewed Vocabulary 5 Definitions
5. Read "One Thousand and One Nights" p. 84 - 96

Tuesday                            October 8, 2013


1. Collected Vocabulary 5 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Collected Unit 1 Study Guide
3. Silent Reading
4. Complete Unit 1 Test
5. Read Introduction to Arabic Literature p. 76 and p. 84 - due Wednesday

Monday                           October 7, 2013

1. Collected Unit 1 Scavenger Hunt
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete 5 Week Assessment
4. Complete Unit 1 Study Guide
5. Unit 1 Test on Tuesday
6. Complete Vocabulary 5 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                              October 4, 2013


1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 76
2. Silent Reading
3. Vocabulary 4 Quiz
4. Finished Contrast Chart of the Flood Stories - due today
5. Complete Unit 1 Scavenger Hunt - due Monday
6. Unit 1 Test on Tuesday

Thursday                         October 3, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Reviewed Vocabulary 4 Definitions
3. Complete Journal #8 - Looking back at Journal 4, write one paragraph (5-7 sentences) describing/explaining one of your details about your favorite place - due today
4. Finished Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Presentation
5. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 76
6. Vocabulary 4 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                      October 2, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 4 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Presented Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Presentation
4. Complete Journal #7 - Write plot summary of book

Tuesday                           October 1, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Collected / Presented Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Presentation
3. Complete Vocabulary 4 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Wednesday

Monday                           September 30, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Read "The Story of the Flood" p. 44-50
3. Start Contrast Chart of the Flood Stories with a Partner
5. Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Assignment - due Tuesday

Friday                             September 27, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 59
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 3 Quiz
4. Journal #6 - "I wish that I could…” go back to a time in your life that you wish that you could relive.  Write about it in your journal.
5. Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Assignment - due Tuesday 10/1/13

Thursday                         September 26, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Reviewed Vocabulary 3 Definitions - Quiz on Friday
3. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 59 - due Friday
4. Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Assignment - due Tuesday 10/1/13
5. Vocabulary 3 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                      September 25, 2013

1. No Class

Tuesday                           September 24, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 3 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Journal #5 - Write a Blog - Write about the book that you are reading in class.  What is it called?  Author?  What is the plot/topic?  What do you think about the book or the author’s writing?  Then pass it to two other people to respond to.
4. Complete Questions p. 43 #2-5
5. Gilgamesh Alternative Writing Assignment - due Tuesday 10/1/13

Monday                           September 23, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Archetype Handout p. 22, 23, and 11
3. Read "The Creation and the Fall" p. 38 -43
4. Complete Vocabulary 3 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                             September 20, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 25
2. Silent Reading
3. Completed Vocabulary Quiz 2
4. Complete Review Questions p. 33 #1-7

Thursday                        September 19, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Writing Journal #4 - "A Place in Your Childhood" - Remember a place from your childhood that mattered to you and list what you remember about it.  List the best sensory details of that place.  Journals due today.
3. Complete Review Questions p. 32 #1-5
4. Homework:  Completed Vocabulary Review p. 25 - due Friday
5. Vocabulary 2 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                     September 18, 2013

1. Collected Review Question (Handout)
2. Silent Reading
3. Book Talk
4. Reviewed Vocabulary 2 Definitions
5. Read Gilgamesh "The Story of the Flood" p. 25-32

Tuesday                          September 17, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 2 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Review Question p. 24 # 1-6 - due Today
4. Homework:  Complete Gilgamesh Review (Handout) - due Wednesday

Monday                         September 16, 2013

1. Silent Reading
2. Completed Journal #3 - Expressive / Reflective Writing - Write (3) "Six Word Memoir"
     and (1) "Tweet"
3. Read "Gilgamesh" p. 16-24
4. Homework:  Complete Vocabulary 2 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due
    Tuesday

Friday                           September 13, 2013

1. Completed Vocabulary 1 Quiz
2. Silent Reading / Book Talk
3. Read "Gilgamesh" p. 16-24

Thursday                      September 12, 2013

1. Collected Outline on Introduction to Egyptian Literature
2. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 8
3. Silent Reading
4. Completed Reading Journal Entry #2 - In a paragraph summarize what you have read
    during silent reading these past two days in class.
5. Completed Day 4 Writing Prompt - due today
6. Completed Introduction Review p. 5-6
7. Vocabulary 1 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                   September 11, 2013


1. Silent Reading
2. Completed Day 3 Writing Prompt
3. Reviewed Vocabulary 1 Definitions - (Quiz on Friday)
4. Read and Complete Outline on Introduction to Egyptian Literature - due Thursday
5. Homework:  Complete Vocabulary Review p. 8

Tuesday                       September 10, 2013

1. Collected Vocabulary 1 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Completed Pre-Test
3. Completed Reading Journal Entry #1 - In a paragraph, summarize one point that Ms.
    Robinette explained in the library that will help you to use the facility more efficiently 
4. Silent Reading

Monday                        September 9, 2013


1. Introduction to the Media Center
2. Vocabulary 1 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                          September 6, 2013

1. Collected Parental Signature Paper due by Friday September 6th
2. Silent Reading
3. Completed Day 2 Writing Prompt
4. Read and Complete Introduction to Egyptian Literature

Thursday                    September 5, 2013

1. Collected Parental Signature Paper due by Friday September 6th
2. Completed Day 1 Writing Prompt
4. Completed "Using Your Textbook Effectively" - due today
5. Completed Timeline Questions p. 4-5

Wednesday                September 4, 2013

1. Collected Parental Signature Paper due by Friday September 6th
2. Completed Diagnostic Test 1 - due today
3. Completed Personal Narrative - due today

Tuesday                    September 3, 2013

1. Reviewed Class Policy
2. Reviewed English Department Policy 
3. Parental Signature Paper due by Friday September 6th
4. Reviewed Syllabus
5. Reviewed Remind 101



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