August 27

All classes


Sign in

Name plates and folders

Shout out names

Garrett intro



Show Franklin website



What do you know about your name? Do you like it? Why or why not? What are some nicknames you have had? 

Icebreaker #1-name tag

Website and Classroom Expectations-

Take notes and study for Kahoot on Thursday

Hall passes


Explore my website

Icebreaker: Questions list


Opener: Life Story

CCE Syllabus

Chromebook Cart

Google Classroom

Getting to Know You Survey


Put together planner and decorate

HW: Get classroom expectations handout signed


Rights and Responsibilities Lesson:
2nd period-
pass out and sign
Cover: admin, vision, mission
Franklin STRONG p 2
About FHS, purpose p 3
We Believe p 4
School Maps p 5-8

3rd period-
Academic Info p 9
Add/Drop p 9
Grading System p 10 and 11
Diploma Requirements p 12
Academic Integrity p 25

Kahoot on Classroom Expectations and Grading


Review info you wrote about your name and make additions, put in Classroom

"My Name is Esperanza" by Sandra Cisneros

"Pam, I am" by Ms. Garrett

More models

My name worksheet


Classroom Expectations signature sheet due

Rights and Responsibilities lesson:
6th period-
​Schoolwide Values p 19
Behavior Matrix p 20-22
Discipline Procedures p 22
Problem Behaviors p 25

8th period-
Community agreements and expectations p 33-34
Respectful Lesson Plan
(FHS internal-"Climate")

What is your passion? What do you love to do? Why? (This could be done in the planner or on a piece of paper. Just a brainstorm to prepare for the class. Have some of the students share out.)

Show "What If Money Were No Object" by Alan Watts

The career paths of my brother and I

"What Matters To You"

a survey

and How to use Kami

Sept 3

Holiday-Labor Day

Sept 4A

Name Poem:

"My Name is not..."

Add to your poem and type up and Submit in Classroom

Finished? Write a "My name is not...." poem

5B             SSR

Values Essay:

Values cards

and Values frame

Essay notes (blank)

Garrett's essay notes

Values List


Writing warm up: What are the characteristics of a story?

Elements of a Story Plot

How to use Notability-

Highlighting activity on Plot

Conflict: orange

Rising Action: yellow


Falling action: blue

Resolution: pink

Read "Thank You, Ma'm"

Plot out story

7B              SSR

Continue to work on Values Essay pre-write

Textbook pick up:

6th period-10:40-11:24

8th period-2:30-3:15


Elements of a Story:

How dialogue help us understand more about the characters? Go back and look at "Thank You, Ma'am"

(Google Classroom Question)

2nd period link

3rd period link

How to format dialogue

Dialogue and characterization activity

Write your own dialogue

(in classroom)


Scavenger Hunt

How Organized Are You?


12A         Tutorial

My Name Poem due today

Elements of a Story: character

View Film 7:30-13:24

 Read "Two Kinds"

Plot it out

Characterization on Elements of a Story

Words that describe character

Group activity with  characterization

Finish up name poems

13B          Tutorial

Library Lesson #1: basic library protocols and logistics, quick catalog demo, finding what you love to read (GoodReads etc), book talk and check out for SSR

6th 9:40-10:56

8th 12:59-2:16


2nd period:


3rd period:

Ellen Hopkins

17B              SSR

Values Essay assignment

Ms. Garrett's values essay

Values essay mark up

 "This I believe" 


Continue writing body paragraphs


Elements of a Story:

Continue group activity with characterization and share out

Add to list of topics for narrative based on ideas from "Two Kinds"

"Reindeer Games"

and setting description

19B            SSR

Continue Work on Values Essay or This I Believe



Write your introduction and conclusion

Writing Resources:

How to Format a Paper for Ms. Garrett

20A        Tutorial

Continue with setting in "Reindeer Games"

Elements of a Story:

Review Elements of short story, annotating for theme

Go over How to Annotate

Read and annotate
"The Interlopers" by Saki

finish annotation and debrief

Add more narrative topics

21B        Tutorial

Library Lesson #2: The FHS Toolbox & MCL digital resources

6th 9:40-10:56

8th 12:59-2:16


Elements of a Story:

Quiz: "The Interlopers" paragraph 1-4

Read and annotate "The Interlopers"

How to find the theme- a video

Theme activity: Making a claim and supporting it

25B              SSR

Informative Essay scoring guide

Finish Values Essay

26A         Tutorial

Watch Theme Video from last class and write steps for how to determine a theme on index card, then tape in folder

Theme paragraph: 

"Interloper" themes and support

Theme paragraph template

27B        Tutorial


Values Essay due

Check grades

Work on values essay, read and re-read before turning in

Work on other work or read


"The Danger of a Single Story" (3 minute cut)

Chimamanda Adichie

Begin narrative writing:
Choose a topic 
Plot out your story

Your personal narrative

assignment and models

Oct 1B         SSR

Elements of Fiction

Narrative Writing Scoring Guide

Work on your narrative


Narrative Writing:

Kinds of sentences video

Conjunction info

Kinds of sentences frame

HW-Complete plot, begin to add dialogue, character and setting description


Library Lesson #3: 

How to evaluate a website/RADCAB/Fake News (Digital Citizenship Lesson)

6th 9:55-11:24

8th 1:45-3:15

4A         Tutorial

Theme Paragraph due

Narrative Writing

Using strong verbs video

Strong Verbs handout

Continue to refine your narrative by....

*adding dialogue

*check your 'write your own dialogue' assignment for info on formatting

*adding character and/or setting description

*checking kinds of sentences and adding variety

*looking at verbs and adding strong verbs

*look over narrative checklist

*look over narrative scoring guide

*look over formatting info

5B          Assembly


Work on narrative

What to do today on your narrative.pdf


Elements of a story:

"Raymond's Run" by Toni Cade Bambara

Assessments based on the text and your work with character and theme


Pick up Catcher in the Rye copies

2nd: 10:30

3rd 12:15

Last day in class for narrative:

Narrative Scoring Guide

First Two Words activity

10          No periods


Early Dismissal


Intro to Catcher in the Rye:

Anthropological  Wheel  with Dead Poets' Society


No School-

Statewide Teacher Inservice

15B            SSR

Begin Lifeboat Project

Lifeboat Project directions and rubric

Basic information form


Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Catcher in the Rye page

Values List

Character handout

Character padlet

Literary Devices website

Literary devices handout

Literary devices padlet

HW-Finish reading chapters 1-6

17B            SSR

Work on Lifeboat Project

18A        Tutorial

Narrative Paper due

Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Quiz on chapters 1-6

Read chapter 7-9 

track passages

HW-Read chapters 7-9

19B      Tutorial


Work on Lifeboat Project

Lifeboat Project Due


Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Read chapters 10-12

Work on tracking and chapter summary and titles

HW-Finish reading Chapters 10-12 and continue with sticky note tracking

23B           SSR

Grade check in

Naviance set up

Oregon CIS
1)login with username: 1Franklin and password: FHS03 (that’s a zero), then create your own portfolio/profile.  You will use your new username and password to login from this point on. 

Explore the site and after you have, take the Interest Profiler survey, which can be found under the Exploration Tab (under Find Career Assessments)

Write a reflection of the information from the Interest Profiler. What did you find out about yourself and what careers might be suited to you? Do you think your results were accurate? Why or why not? Call this document: Interest Profiler reflection

24A         Tutorial

Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Quiz on chapters 7-9

Funnel strategy on chapters 10-12

Continue tracking values, characteristics or literary devices

HW-Read chapters 13-15

25B          Tutorial

Mindfulness Class

PSU Self Guided Tour

26A      End of Quarter

Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Share out Funnel strategy

Save the Last Word for Me
Chapters 13-15

HW-Read chapters 16-19

Oct 29

No school for students-

Planning Day for teachers

30B             SSR

Write about endings for story slam

Oregon CIS Skills Worksheet

Read chapters 16-19 in Catcher in the Rye


Novel: Catcher In the Rye

Quiz CR 16-19

Go over quiz and talk about important passages for character or literary devices

Poe short stories for Halloween

The Tell-Tale Heart

Masque of the Red Death

Cask of Amontillado

HW-Read chapters 20-21

Nov 1B        SSR

Catcher in the Rye 

Work on digital resources 

and share out

Read chapters 20-21 


Novel: Catcher in the Rye

Go over 20-21

Read chapter 22 together in class

Track passages and name chapters

HW-Read chapters 23-24

5B         SSR

Digital Citizenship research

Getting Started:

Sign in to Google Applied Digital Skills

Class Code:



Organize Team Drives

Create a Google Doc for info

Info on format for citing sources at


Novel: Catcher in the Rye

Go over chapters 23-24

Read chapters 25-26 together in class

What is the theme of Catcher in the Rye?

Write in preparation for the socratic seminar:

Is Holden a static or dynamic character? Explain your choice.

What are Holden's most important values?

Why do you think the novel was set at Christmas time?

Continue tracking passages

7B              SSR

Digital Citizenship research:

Group Norms


How to use a source without plagiarizing

How to authenticate a source


How to Create a Google Site

(start in the Team Drive)

Exit Ticket

8A          Tutorial

Field Trip Slips to PSU

Due 11/15

How to participate in a Socratic Seminar

Model Socratic Seminar

20 minute timer

Theme of Catcher in the Rye

9B          Tutorial


Digital Citizenship research:

Research continues and website created

Exit ticket

Nov 12

No School-Veterans' Day


Field Trip Slips

Socratic Seminar on Holden's Values

What is the theme of Catcher in the Rye?

Holden's values essay assignment and checklist
Ms. Garrett's Holden's values essay
Holden Values essay frame

Argument mini-unit

14B             SSR

Pass back papers

Work on digital citizenship project:

Sexting model site

Exit ticket


Theme-Catcher in the Rye

Work on paper

Complete graphic organizer and begin writing


Citing Sources:

Citation Maker

Sample Works Cited page

Digital Citizenship 

Final day to work on project in class

Presentations due Monday, December 3rd

Nov 19th


Nov 20th



        Thanksgiving Break


       Thanksgiving Break


       Thanksgiving Break


Self Guided tour of PSU info

Informative/Argumentative essay rubric

Model Essay-closer look

Work on

Literary Analysis


Field Trip to PSU

6th and 8th: Work on Lit analysis papers

28A         Tutorial

How to Embed Quotes

Literary Analysis

29B        Tutorial


Literary Analysis Checklist

Work on Lit Analysis

Check in with group for presentations on Monday

Practice presenting

Go over rubric with group

HW: Pack headphones

Work on paper


Kinds of sentences

Fragments and Run-ons

 How to fix them

Last day in class for Lit Analysis papers-due 12/13


Dec 3B

Digital Citizenship presentations


What Makes a Hero? What does it mean to be a hero? What is your own definition?

What makes a hero?

Hero's Journey info
a jigsaw

Notes on Hero's Journey

Hero's Journey- A Toy Story example

Begin Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure

5B              SSR

Community 101 begins:

Identity and Community handout

Who are you as part of a community?

Defining community together:

pairs, 4s, 6s, large group

Chunking the text

Four corners


6A          Tutorial

Hero's Journey

Finish film and hero's journey map

HW: Map out hero's journey of your favorite story

7B             Tutorial


Community 101 continues:

Newsela Articles

Marking the Text

Annotating the Text-AP Seminar

Cornell notes on Community

Types of Community Service


Hero's Journey in Newsela

Look over versions of The Odyssey

The Odyssey-



Literary Tea Party 


Mindfulness Class

12A         Tutorial

The Odyssey:

Where in the World Did Odysseus go?

Adventures Jigsaw and share out: jigsaw assignment link

13B           Tutorial


2nd period presentations for Odyssey

Lit analysis papers due


The Odyssey-film

The Iliad

Take back Catcher in the Rye copies

2nd 11:00

3rd 1:15

Dec 31

No school-Holiday


No school-Holiday

2B               SSR

Community Service continues



Final exam questions

The Odyssey-film

Tracking the Hero's Journey



Finish Wasteland

Community Service graphic organizer


The Odyssey-film

Tracking the Hero's Journey

Argument vocabulary

Practice with argument

Argument Graphic Organizer and prep for socratic seminar

2nd period Odyssey adventures jigsaw

3rd period Odyssey adventures jigsaw

8B              SSR

Franklin is.....

(on your own)

Franklin is....


Franklin Club List

Franklin website

Franklin Strong Matrix

What can we do?

What can we contribute?

9A           Tutorial

The Odyssey 
Socratic Seminar

Socratic Seminar debrief

10B           Tutorial

Two Career Pathways:

Career Clusters slideshow

Two Career Pathways planning

Two Career Pathways assignment and Rubric



Study for final exam

Work on Two Career Pathways

14B           SSR

Two Career Pathways

Argument graphic organizer due

15          All Periods

English: Final Review Game

CCE: Work on Two Career Pathways

16            Finals

English: Multiple Choice Test on Writing and Course Evaluation

CCE: Two Career Pathways continue work

17          Finals18         Finals

College and Career Exploration-CCE

Ms. Garrett online

English/Language Arts