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Friday         December 8, 2017

1. Complete Quiz on The Bluest Eye up to p. 37
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Character Map - due Monday
4. Continue Vocabulary Assignment #1 (Autumn) due Tuesday

Thursday    December 7, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Discuss how to write bout close analysis of the text including our ideas and explaining 
    quotes in our test.
    *From this passage we understand...
    *This point is supported by the text...
    *Here the author is telling us...
3. Bellringer - "Then Pecola asked a question that had never entered my mind. 'How do
    you do that?  I mean, how do you get somebody to love you?' But Frieda was asleep. 
    And I didn't know."
4. Discuss Claudia's, Frieda's, and Pecola's idea of love
5. Continue Vocabulary Assignment #1 (Autumn) due Tuesday
6. Quiz on Friday on The Bluest Eye to p. 37

Wednesday December 6, 2017

1. STP Juniors Today
2. Start on Vocabulary Assignment #1 (Autumn) due Tuesday

Tuesday     December 5, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Read The Bluest Eye  p. 23-37 (Finish reading for homework)
3. Complete Journal 16 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) discussing what we learn in 
    the last section on p. 32.  Summarize the passage.  Explain what we learn about the girls 
    in this passage.  Make at least one inference into the girls' lives.  Turn in Journals 13-16
    today.

Monday     December 4, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Review up to p. 16 (Double Entry Notes)
3. Images of Great Garbo, Ginger Rodgers, Raggedy Ann, Shirley Temple, Bojangles, and
    Jane Withers
4. Read The Bluest Eye from p. 16-23.
5. Complete Exit Slip #2

Friday        December 1, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Silently read The Bluest Eye to the middle of p. 16
3. Complete Exit Slip #1 - due today

Thursday   November 30, 2017

1. Finish  Questions 6-7 - Turn in Discussion Questions today
2. Silent Reading
3. Notes on The Bluest Eye

Wednesday November 29, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Understanding Dick and Jane Stories
3. Complete Discussion Questions - Answer Questions 1-4
4. Read the Forward of The Bluest Eye
5. Answer Questions 6-7 - due Thursday

Tuesday       November 28, 2017

1. SAT In-Class Essay- due today
2. Silent Reading

Monday       November 27, 2017


1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 15 - Write a one paragraph (5-7 sentences) summary of the book you
    reading for Silent Reading.
3. SAT Essay (tomorrow)
    Youtube 3 Tips:  Writing the Perfect SAT Essay!  Crush the Test
     https:///youtube.com/watch?v=Slb9TDIzVm4
4. Discussion on "beauty"
  • what is it?
  • how do we define it?
  • where do these ideas come from?
  • what makes people beautiful?

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Friday         November 24, 2017

1. No Class

Thursday    November 23, 2017

1. No Class

Wednesday  November 22, 2017

1. Turn in The Bluest Eye Permission Slip
2. Finish Practice SAT Test
3. Collected Learning Targets

Tuesday        November 21, 2017

1.  Turn in The Bluest Eye Permission Slip
2. Complete Practice SAT Test (65 minutes)

Monday        November 20, 2017

1. Turn in The Bluest Eye Permission Slip
2. Finish Reading "I Want to Be Miss America"
3. Finish Guided Reading Questions - due Tuesday
4. Silent Reading

Friday           November 17, 2017

1. Collected The Bluest Eye Permission Slip
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 14 - Write one paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining society's view on 
    what makes people beautiful.
4. Start Reading "I Want to Be Miss America"
5. Start Guided Reading Questions / Vocabulary - due Monday
6. Permission Slips for The Blues Eye - due Wednesday
7. Turn in Learning Target

Thursday      November 16, 2017

1. Collected Leaving Home Study Guide 
2. Complete Test on Leaving Home
3. Turn in Leaving Home Book
4. Silent Reading

Wednesday   November 15, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Leaving Home Presentations
3. Finish Evaluations on Presentations
4. Continue Leaving Home Study Guide - due Thursday
5. Test on Leaving Home - on Thursday

Tuesday         November 14, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Leaving Home Presentations
3. Complete Evaluations on Presentations
4. Start on Leaving Home Study Guide - due Thursday
5. Test on Leaving Home - on Thursday

Monday         November 13, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Leaving Home Presentations
3. Complete Evaluations on Presentations

Friday            November 10, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Work on Leaving Home Project - due Monday
3. Use Evaluation Rubric to determine if your project is ready to be presented.
4. Share with Mrs. Ray by Monday at 8:00 am.
5. Test on all stories from Leaving Home will be on Thursday, November 16    

Thursday       November 9, 2017

1. Collected "Recitatif" Guided Reading Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 13 - Write a 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences) summary about the book you
    are reading for Silent Reading
4. Work on Leaving Home Project - due Monday


Wednesday     November 8, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Work on Leaving Home Project - due Monday
3. Homework:  Read "Recitatif" 
5. Homework:  Complete Guided Reading Questions - Due Thursday

Tuesday           November 7, 2017

1. No Class - Election Day

Monday           November 6, 2017

1. Complete Self Evaluation of Quarter 1
2. Silent Reading
3. Discuss Leaving Home Project - due Monday
4. Homework:  Start reading "Recitatif" p. 201
5. Homework:  Start completing Guided Reading Questions - Due Thursday

Friday              November 3, 2017

1. Collected Guided Reading Questions from "Zelzah: A Tale From Long Ago"
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Test 2 (next six stories)
  • The Circuit
  • Bad Influence
  • Dawn
  • Beautiful and Cruel
  • Trip in a Summer Dress
  • On The Rainy River
Thursday          November 2, 2017

1. Mr. Oxer Presentation

Wednesday      November 1, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 12 - Write a 1 paragraph summary blog (5-7 sentences) of the book
    you are reading for Silent Reading.  Pass your journal to the person on your left to
    respond to.  Turn in journals 9-12 today.
3. Read "Zelzah: A Tale From Long Ago" p. 179
4. Complete Guided Reading Questions from "Zelzah: A Tale From Long Ago" - due Friday
5. Test 2 on Friday (next six stories)
  • The Circuit
  • Bad Influence
  • Dawn
  • Beautiful and Cruel
  • Trip in a Summer Dress
  • On The Rainy River
Tuesday           October 31, 2017

1. Finish reading "Little Saigon" and completing Guided Reading Questions - due today
2. Silent Reading

Monday           October 30, 2017

1. Complete Writing Assignment on "The Setting Sun and the Rolling World" task 2 -
    due today
2. Read "Little Saigon"
3. Complete Guided Reading Questions on "Little Saigon" - due Tuesday

Friday              October 27, 2017

1. Collected Close Reading Questions on "The Setting Sun and the Rolling World"
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Writing Assignment Task 1 on "The Setting Sun and the Rolling World"  - due
    today

Thursday         October 26, 2017

1. Complete Journal 11 - Write 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining the meaning of the
    poem "The Songs We Fought For"
2. Read "The Setting Sun and the Rolling World" p. 157
3. Complete Close Reading Questions - due Friday

Wednesday      October 25, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Socratic Circle on "The Songs We Fought For"
3. Complete Socratic Circle Evaluation

Tuesday           October 24, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish reading "On a Rainy River"
3. Finish Close Reading Questions - due today
4. Read and annotate "The Songs We Fought For"
5. Socratic Circle on Wednesday

Monday            October 23, 2017


1. Collected Pre-Reading Assignment on the Vietnam War
2. Silent Reading
3. Listen to and read lyrics of war songs - "Fortunate Son" and "War Pigs"
4. Start reading "On the Rainy River" p. 133
5. Start completing Close Reading Questions due Tuesday

Friday              October 20, 2017

1. Collected "Trip in a Summer Dress" Close Reading Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 10 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) on:  All wars in American
    history have been met with support or dissent.  Explain how Americans viewed the
    Vietnam War.
4. Complete Pre-Reading Assignment on the Vietnam War - due Monday

Thursday          October 19, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Read "Beautiful and Cruel" p. 115
3. Finish Writing Assignment on "Beautiful and Cruel" - due today
4. Read "Trip in a Summer Dress p. 119
5. Complete Close Reading Questions - due Friday

Wednesday       October 18, 2017

1. Collected Close Reading Questions on "Dawn"
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 9 - Write a paragraph of (5-7 sentences) explaining what Barnsey had
    in common with his father.  Reread p. 113-114.
4. Read "Beautiful and Cruel" p. 115
5. Star Writing Assignment on "Beautiful and Cruel" - due Thursday

Tuesday            October 17, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Literary Terms Quiz
3. Read "Dawn"
4. Complete Close Reading Questions on "Dawn" - due Wednesday

Monday            October 16, 2017

1. Turned in "Bad Influence" Close Reading Questions
2. Complete Mini-Quiz on "Bad Influence"
3. Start reading "Dawn"
4. Start Close Reading Questions on "Dawn"

Friday               October 13, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Literary Terms Presentations
3. Finish reading "Bad Influence" p. 63
4. Finish "Bad Influence" Close Reading Questions

Thursday          October 12, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Literary Terms Presentations
3. Complete Notes (Definitions) on Literary Terms
4. Continue reading "Bad Influence" p. 63
5. Continue "Bad Influence" Close Reading Questions

Wednesday       October 11, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Literary Terms Group Assignment - due Thursday
3. Start reading "Bad Influence" p. 63
4. Start "Bad Influence" Close Reading Questions - due Monday

Tuesday            October 10, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Mini-Quiz on "The Circuit"
3. Complete Journal 7 - Write a Summary Blog (5-7 sentences) of the book you are reading
    for Silent Reading.  Pass to one other person to respond to.
4. Start Literary Terms Group Assignment

Monday            October 9, 2017

1. Turned in "The Circuit" Close Reading Questions
2. Complete Test #1 on the first six stories in Leaving Home and "Rudy"
3. Silent Reading

Friday               October 6, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Start reading "The Circuit" p. 53
3. Start Close Reading Questions on "The Circuit"
4. Leaving Home Test #1 on Monday covering stories up to p. 52 and "Rudy"
5. Turned in Weekly Learning Targets

Thursday           October 5, 2017

1. No Class

Wednesday        October 4, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Video - "Rudy"
3. Finish Video Guide Questions - due today
4. Complete Journal 6 - Write a paragraph of (5-7 sentences) explaining what you know
    about migrant workers.  Think back to the book Of Mice and Men.
5. Leaving Home Test #1 on Monday covering stories up to p. 52 and "Rudy"

Tuesday             October 3, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 5 - Read the non-fiction article on sleep (again) - Identify and explain in
    a paragraph (5-7 sentences) one way to improve our sleep habits.
3. Video - "Rudy"
4. Start completing Video Guide Questions

Monday             October 2, 2017

1. Turned in "The Mexican Laborer"
2. Silent Reading
3. Video - "Rudy"

Friday               September 29, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Read The Mexican Laborer Article from PBS on line and complete Close Reading 
    Questions - due Monday
3. Turn in this week's Learning Targets

Thursday          September 28, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Continue  Extended Response Questions on "Rules of the Game" with Study Partner 
    - due Friday

Wednesday       September 27, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 4 - In a paragraph of (5-7 sentences) identify and explain one 
    important fact that the author makes about our lack of sleep.  Do you agree/disagree? 
    Why?
3. With Study Partner, start on Extended Response Questions on "Rules of the Game"

Tuesday             September 26, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Socratic Circle
3. Complete Socratic Evaluation

Monday             September 25, 2017

1. Turned in Pre-Writing Assignment for "Rules of the Game"
2. Silent Reading
3. Read "Rules of the Game"
4. Complete Close Reading Questions for "Rules of the Game"
5. Complete Questions for Socratic Circle on "Rules of the Game" - due Tuesday

Friday                September 22, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish rewrite of Introduce and Entertain Writing Assignment - due Today
3. Complete Pre-Writing Assignment for "Rules of the Game" - due Monday
4. Turned in Weekly Learning Targets

Thursday           September 21, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Start rewrite of Introduce and Entertain Writing Assignment - due Friday

Wednesday        September 20, 2017

1. Turned in Close Reading Questions on "A Gift of Laughter"
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 3 - Write a paragraph of 5-7 sentences explaining what is does or 
    would feel like to be misunderstood or not heard correctly by someone who means a lot 
    to you.
4. Complete the "Attribute Web" Assignment on "A Gift of Laughter"
5. Complete Mini-Quiz on "A Gift of Laughter"

Tuesday              September 19, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish essay on "Dancer" and turn in with Graphic Organizer - due today
3. Read "A Gift of Laughter" p. 27 (individually)
4. Complete Close Reading Questions (individually) - due Wednesday

Monday              September 18, 2017

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 2 - In a paragraph of 5-7 sentences, explain what does it mean when 
    "we leave home to find home?"
3. Finish Reading "Dancer" and complete the Close Reading Questions - due today
4. Complete Graphic Organizer
5. Start writing essay on the theme you chose to focus un from "Dancer" - due Tuesday

Friday                 September 15, 2017

1. Turned in Signed Class Policy - due Today
2. Silent Reading
3. Mini-Quiz on "The First Day"
4. Complete Anticipatory Questions and Vocabulary
5. Start Reading "Dancer" p. 19
6. Start Close Reading Guide - due Monday
7. Turned in Weekly Learning Targets

Thursday             September 14, 2017


1. Turned in Signed Class Policy - due Friday
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 1 - Summary Blog
4. Read "The First Day" p. 9
5. Complete Close Reading Guide
6. Finish Notes on "The First Day"

Wednesday         September 13, 2017

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due September 15th
2. Silent Reading
3. Read "Saturday at the Canal" p. 5
4. Complete the Close Reading Guide
5. Complete Notes on "Saturday at the Canal" #7-8

Tuesday              September 12, 2017

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due September 15th
2. Collected "A House of My Own" Close Reading Questions
3. Silent Reading
4. Reviewed Notes Questions 1-6 (in packet)
5. Finish Writing the Story - "A House of My Own" - Prepare to Share

Monday              September 11, 2017

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due September 15th
2. Silent Reading
3. Class Website / Remind
4. Complete Pre-Test
5. Read "A House of My Own" p. 3
6. Complete Close Reading Questions - due Tuesday

Friday                 September 8, 2017

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due September 15th
2. Complete "Introduce and Entertain" Assignment - due today
3. Select Silent Reading Book
4. Turned in Weekly Learning Targets

Thursday           September 7, 2017

1. Discuss Department and Class Policies - due September 15
2. Start "Introduce and Entertain" Assignment - due Thursday

Wednesday        September 6, 2017


1. Complete Scavenger Hunt
2. Establishing Class Expectations for Success - Class Policies

Tuesday              September 5, 2017

1. Welcome Students


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