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Friday                    May 27, 2016

1. Final Exam (1st Hour)

Thursday               May 26, 2016

1. Review for Final Exam (1st Hour)
2. Final Exam (3rd Hour)

Wednesday            May 25, 2016

1. Review for Final Exam

Tuesday                  May 24, 2016

1. Complete Post Test
2. Complete Constructed Response Question for Final Exam (all students)
3. Review for Final Exam

Monday                  May 23, 2016


1. Read Poetry by Shelley p. 867, 869 "Ozymandias"
2. Complete Selection Questions for Shelley and Byron

Friday                      May 20, 2016

1. Read Poetry by Keats p. 881, 885
    "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be"
2. Completes Keats and Wordsworth Selections Questions - due today
3. Read Byron p. 853, 855 "She Walks in Beauty"

Thursday                May 19, 2016

1. Complete Blake Selection Questions
2. Read Wordsworth p. 776-779 and two poems p. 790-791
    "The World is Too Much With Us" and "London, 1802"
3. Complete Reaction Guide - due today
4. Final Exam Study Guide

Wednesday              May 18, 2016

1. Collect Guided Reading Questions
2. Read William Blake p. 746-752
    *archetypes - definition
3. Read:
    "The Lamb"
    "The Tyger"
    "The Chimney Sweeper"
    "Infant Sorrow"
4. Complete Jigsaw Assignment
5. Final Exam Study Guide

Tuesday                    May 17, 2016

1. Collect Jonson Selection Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Introduction to Romanticism Notes (Prezi)
4. Complete Journal 16 - In a paragraph (5-7 sentences) explain one of the
    statements that represent Romanticism.  Turn in Journals 13-16.
5. Read Introduction to Romantic Period p.716-725
6. Complete Guided Reading Questions

Monday                     May 16, 2016


1. Collect Reaction Guide from "Meditation 17"
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Selection Questions B on John Donne together
4. Read Ben Jonson Poetry p. 494-495
    *lyric
    *epigram
5. Read and Complete Questions:
    "On My First Son" p.497 #2, 4
    "Still to Be Neat" p.498
    "Song to Celia" p. 500 #1, 3 and p. 501 #2, 3
6. Complete Jonson Selection Questions B - due Tuesday

Friday                         May 13, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 66
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 8 Quiz
4. Complete Journal 15 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences)  explaining how Donne 
    compares shallow love to earthquakes that make a big scene and cause a big fuss
    but don't have lasting effects.
5. Read "Holy Sonnet 10" on p. 487 - Notice how the ending is a paradox: "Death thou 
    shalt die"...when man reaches eternal life.
6. Read "Meditation 17" p. 488-490
7. Complete Reaction Guide - due Monday

Thursday                    May 12, 2016

1. Collected Critical Reading Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Read "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning" p. 484-485 - Notice that it is a showcase          for the elements of metaphysical poetry with numerous references to the science of the 
   day, intellectual tone, paradoxes and conceit at the end (compass).
4. Complete Critical Reading Questions on p. 485 - due today
5. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 66 - due Friday
6. Vocabulary 8 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                 May 11, 2016

1. Collected Guided Reading Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Read Biography of John Donne
4. Read "Song" p. 482-483 - Notice how the entire poem is a conceit that compares a 
    contemporary absence to the permanent absence of death.    
5. Complete Critical Reading Questions on p. 583 #1, 2, 4, and 5 - due Thursday

Tuesday                       May 10, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 8 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Introduction to Metaphysical Poetry Notes (PowerPoint)
4. Metaphysical Terms Practice p. 128-128 - Complete Together
5. Read p. 464-473 and 480 
6. Complete Reading Guide Questions - due Wednesday

Monday                       May 9, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Synthesis Essay
3. Complete Vocabulary 8 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                          May 6, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Write (In-Class) Synthesis Essay - due today

Thursday                     May 5, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Socratic Circle
3. Collect Socratic Circle Questions and Evaluations - due today

Wednesday                  May 4, 2016

1. Collect Graduation Slide Form
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Macbeth Test
4. Annotate Synthesis Essay Sources and Complete Chart - due Friday

Tuesday                       May 3, 2016

1. Collect Graduation Slide Form
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 14 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) explaining what the chorus 
    means in the song Free Will by Rush.
4. Annotate Synthesis Essay Sources and Complete Chart - due Friday
5. Complete Questions for Socratic Circle - due Thursday

Monday                        May 2, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 13 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) about your life plans 
    after graduation.
3. Complete Macbeth Review Questions - due Wednesday
4. Macbeth Test on Wednesday
5. Complete Graduation Slide Form - due Wednesday

Friday                           April 29, 2016

1. Collected Macbeth Act V Themes Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Start on Macbeth Review Questions - due Tuesday
4. Macbeth Test on Wednesday

Thursday                      April 28, 2016

1. Collected Macbeth Act IV Themes Assignment
2. Collected Malcolm's Inaugural Speech Assignment - Presentations for Extra Credit
3. Homework: Complete Macbeth Act V Themes Assignment (selecting 6 themes) - due 
    Friday

Wednesday                   April 27, 2016

1. Collected Macbeth Act III Themes Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Continue Malcolm's Inaugural Speech Assignment - due Thursday
4. Homework: Complete Macbeth Act IV Themes Assignment (selecting 5 themes) - due 
    Thursday

Tuesday                        April 26, 2016

1. Collected Macbeth Act II Themes Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Start on Malcolm's Inaugural Speech Assignment - due Thursday
4. Homework: Complete Macbeth Act III Themes Assignment (selecting 4 themes) - due 
    Wednesday

Monday                        April 25, 2016

1. Collected Macbeth Act V Review Questions
2. Collected Macbeth Video Guide Questions
3. Silent Reading
4. Identify / Explain Themes of Macbeth
5. Homework:  Complete Macbeth Act II Themes Assignment (selecting 3 themes) - due 
    Tuesday

Friday                          April 22, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 12 - Write a (5-7 sentences) paragraph summary of the book you 
    are reading for Silent Reading.  Turn in Journals 9-12 today.
3. Complete Macbeth Act V Review Questions - due Monday

Thursday                    April 21, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 11 - Write a (5-7 sentences) paragraph to answer the following...
    If Shakespeare were alive today, would he argue that evildoers are primarily influenced 
    by genetics, upbringing, or their own free choice?  Use evidence from Macbeth to 
    support what you have to say.
3. Finish Video on Macbeth and turn in Video Guide Questions on Friday

Wednesday                April 20, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Macbeth Act IV Quiz
3. Finish (absent and late) Macbeth Movie Trailer Assignment Presentations
4. Complete Act V Summary

Tuesday                     April 19, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Macbeth Movie Trailer Assignment Presentations
3. Complete Macbeth Act IV Study Guide Questions - due Wednesday
4. Macbeth Act IV Quiz - Wednesday

Monday                     April 18, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Macbeth Movie Trailer Assignment Presentations
3. Complete Macbeth Act IV Study Guide Questions - due Wednesday
4. Macbeth Act IV Quiz - Wednesday

Friday                       April 15, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading Macbeth Act V
3. Continue Working on Macbeth Trailer Assignment - due Monday

Thursday                  April 14, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Continue Reading Macbeth Act V
3. Continue Working on Macbeth Trailer Assignment - due Monday

Wednesday               April 13, 2016

1. No Class

Tuesday                    April 12, 2016

1. No Class

Monday                    April 11, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Start Reading Macbeth Act V
3. Complete Trailer Prewriting Form

Friday                      April 8, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 167
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 6 Quiz
4. Macbeth Trailer Project - due April 18

Thursday                 April 7, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Video - Macbeth (Review)
3. Complete Video Guide Questions
4. Macbeth Trailer Project - due April 18
5. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 167 - due Friday

Wednesday              April 6, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 7 Definitions
3. Video - Macbeth (Review)
4. Complete Video Guide Questions
5. Macbeth Trailer Project - due April 18

Tuesday                   April 5, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 7 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Journal 10 - (Book Talk)  In 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences), explain which book 
    (that you have read for Silent Reading) you would most recommend to others and why.
4. Video - Macbeth (Review)
5. Complete Video Guide Questions

Monday                   April 4, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Video - Macbeth (Review)
3. Complete Video Guide Questions
4. Complete Vocabulary 7 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Thursday                 March 24, 2016

1. Collected "Understanding Macbeth Quotes and Soliloquies" Assignment
2. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 149
3. Silent Reading
4. Complete Vocabulary 5 Quiz
5. Read Macbeth Act IV

Wednesday              March 23, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 6 Definitions
3. Complete Journal 9 - In 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences), compare Macbeth's thoughts
    about Banquo's murder with his thoughts before the murder of Duncan.
4. Read Macbeth Act IV
5. Continue "Understanding Macbeth Quotes and Soliloquies" Assignment - due
    Thursday
6. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 149 - due Thursday 

Tuesday                    March 22, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 6 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Continue "Understanding Macbeth Quotes and Soliloquies" Assignment - due
    Thursday

Monday                    March 21, 2016

1. Collected Act III Review Questions
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Macbeth Act III Quiz
4. Start "Understanding Macbeth Quotes and Soliloquies" Assignment - due Thursday
5. Complete Vocabulary 6 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                       March 18, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 131
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 5 Quiz
4. Complete Macbeth Act III Review Questions
5. Quiz on Act III on Monday

Thursday                  March 17, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading Macbeth Act III
3. Complete Macbeth Act III Summary
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 131 - due Friday

Wednesday               March 16, 2016

1. Collect Investigation of Duncan's Murder Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Review Vocabulary 5 Definitions
4. Complete Journal 8 - Write a 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences) Summary Blog of the book 
    you are reading for Silent Reading -Turn in Journals 5-8 today
5. Read Macbeth Act III

Tuesday                    March 15, 2016

1. Collect Vocabulary 5 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Investigation of Duncan's Murder - due Wednesday
4. Read Macbeth Act III p. 361

Monday                    March 14, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Collect Macbeth Act II Review Questions
3. Complete Macbeth Act II Quiz
4. Complete Investigation of Duncan's Murder Assignment - due Wednesday
5. Complete Vocabulary 5 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday 


Friday                       March 11, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary Review p. 107

2. Silent Reading

3. Complete Vocabulary 4 Quiz

4. Complete Macbeth Act II Review Questions

5. Macbeth Act II Quiz on Monday


Thursday                  March 10, 2016

1. Silent Reading

2. Continue Reading Macbeth Act II

3. Complete Act II Summary

4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 107


Wednesday               March 9, 2016

1. Silent Reading

2. Review Vocabulary 4 Definitions

3. Continue Reading Macbeth Act II


Tuesday                    March 8, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 4 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech

2. Collected Act I Study Guide

3. Silent Reading

4. Complete Act I Quiz

5. Complete Journal 7 - In a paragraph (5-7 sentences) make a prediction on how

    Duncan will be killed.  Who will do it, how,  when, etc?

6. Start Reading Macbeth Act II p. 343


Monday                    March 7, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Act I Study Guide Questions

3. Complete Vocabulary 4 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

4. Act I Quiz on Tuesday


Friday                      March 4, 2016

1. Collect Vocabulary Review p. 87
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Vocabulary 3 Quiz
4. Finish Notes on Act I of Macbeth
5. Complete Summary on Act I of Macbeth

Thursday                 March 3, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading Act I of Macbeth
3. Start Notes (PowerPoint) on Macbeth
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 87 - due Friday
5. Vocabulary 3 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday              March 2, 2016

1. Collect Imagery / Questions Handout
2. Silent Reading
3. Review Vocabulary 3 Definitions
4. Complete Journal 6 - Write a 1 paragraph (5-7 sentences) summary of the book 
    you are reading for Silent Reading.
5. Continue Reading Act I of Macbeth 

Tuesday                    March 1, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 3 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Read p. 320-321 on Background of Macbeth
4. Begin Reading Act I Scenes i and ii of Macbeth p. 323
5. Complete Imagery / Questions Handout for Act I, Scene ii - due Wednesday

Monday                    February 29, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Notes (PowerPoint) on Macbeth
3. Complete Vocabulary 3 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                       February 26, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Discussion on Non-Fiction Articles on Fate, Free Will, and Psychic Ability

Thursday                  February 25, 2016

1. No School

Wednesday               February 24, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Find a non-fiction article to read, annotate, and share with the class that is about
    Fate, Free Will, or Psychic Ability - due Friday
3. Complete Journal 5 - Write a paragraph summary (5-7 sentences) about the
    non-fiction article that you chose.

Tuesday                     February 23, 2016

1. Collected Shakespeare's Globe Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Read about Drama p. 308-309 and Complete Notes
4. Read Elizabethan Theater and Shakespeare p. 310-315 and make a list of 5 things that 
    you learned - due today

Monday                      February 22, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Shakespeare's Globe Assignment - due Tuesday

Friday                         February 19, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Sonnet Test
3. Complete Journal 4 - Write a paragraph (5-7 sentences) summary of the book you are
    reading for Silent Reading - Turn in Journals 1-4 - due today

Thursday                    February 18, 2016

1. Collect Personal Sonnet Assignment
2. Silent Reading
3. Kahoot Review for Sonnet Test
4. Sonnet Test on Friday

Wednesday                 February 17, 2016

1. Collect Selection Questions p. 56-58 # 1-16
2. Silent Reading
3. Personal Sonnet Assignment - due Thursday
4. Sonnet Test Review - Test on Friday

Tuesday                      February 16, 2016

1. No Class

Monday                      February 15, 2016

1. No Class

Friday                         February 12, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Selection Questions p. 56-58 #1-16 - due Wednesday

Thursday                    February 11, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Read Shakespeare's Sonnets p. 273, 275-278 - Students work with a study partner to 
    analyze / annotate Shakespeare's Sonnets
3. Complete Annotation Handout for each Sonnet

Wednesday                 February 10, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Read Shakespeare's Sonnets p. 273, 275-278 - Students work with a study partner to 
    analyze / annotate Shakespeare's Sonnets
3. Complete Annotation Handout for each Sonnet

Tuesday                       February 9, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 3 - Follow Up on Socratic Circle - What was the most compelling 
    comment made in yesterday's Socratic Circle / or what comment would you have liked 
    to contribute about the questions.  Explain.
3. Hip Hop & Shakespeare? TEDtalk - Alkala

Monday                       February 8, 2016

1. SilentReading
2. Socratic Circle / PowerPoint on Shakespeare's Pre-Write
3. Collected Shakespeare's Pre-Write
4. Collect Socratic Circle Evaluation 

Friday                          February 5, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Vocabulary 2 Quiz
3. Complete Shakespeare's Sonnet Pre-Write

Thursday                     February 4, 2016

1. Silent REading
2. Finish Shakespeare Biography Video 
3. Finish Completing Viewing Guide / Notes on Biographical Video
4. Complete Vocabulary 2 Review p. 45 - due Friday
5. Vocabulary 2 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                  February 3, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 2 Definitions
3. Complete Journal 2 - Write a (5-7 sentence) paragraph summary of the book you are 
    reading for Silent Reading
4. Start Shakespeare Biography Video 
5. Start Completing Viewing Guide / Notes on Biographical Video

Tuesday                       February 2, 2016

1. Collect Vocabulary 2 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Finish Reading Modern Sonnets and Completing "Tasks" - due today 

Monday                       February 1, 2016

1. Collect Selection Questions on Spenser and Sidney Sonnets
2. Silent Reading
3. Start Reading Modern Sonnets and Completing "Tasks"
4. Complete Vocabulary 2 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                         January 29, 2016

1. Collected Spenser and Sidney Sonnets handout p. 11-12
2. Collected Vocabulary Review p.8
3. Silent Reading
4. Complete Vocabulary 1 Quiz
5. Complete Selection Questions on Spenser and Sidney's Sonnets including one extended 
    response essay question - due Monday

Thursday                    January 28, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Journal 1 - Write a Summary Blog of the book you are reading for Silent 
    Reading.  Pass your summary to two other people in your row to respond to.
3. Complete handout on Spenser and Sidney Sonnets p. 11-12 - due Friday
4. Complete Vocabulary 1 Review p. 8 - due Friday
5. Vocabulary 1 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday                 January 27, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 1 Definitions
3. Finish Discussion and Questions on Spenser's Sonnets - turn in

Tuesday                      January 26, 2016

1. Collected Vocabulary 1 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech
2. Silent Reading
3. Finish Spenser's Sonnets and Guided Reading Questions
4. Start Reading and Annotating Sidney's Sonnets p. 259-260 and Complete Guided 
    Reading Questions

Monday                      January 25, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Notes on Sonnets
3. Read Spenser's Sonnets and Complete Guided Reading Questions
4. Complete Vocabulary 1 Definitions / Sentences / Part of Speech - due Tuesday

Friday                        January 22, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Finish Reading Introduction to the English Renaissance p. 236-250
3. Finish Guided Reading Questions - due today
4. Start Notes on Sonnets

Thursday                   January 21, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Start Reading Introduction to the English Renaissance p. 236-250
3. Complete Guided Reading Questions - due Friday at the end of the hour

Wednesday               January 20, 2016

1. Silent Reading
2. Pre-Test
3. Class Policies - due Monday 1/25/16
4. Personal Narrative - Write a one-page personal narrative about what you plan to do after
    high school. - due Thursday

Tuesday                    January 19, 2016

1. Explain Remind / Silent Reading
2. Complete Class Expectations (Goals) and Class Policies Assignment

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Course Description


British Literature English 12 B

This course concentrates on the historical and thematic study of British literature from Old English through modern English periods.

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