August 30

*Create desk name tags 
*Website and Classroom Expectations

*Map info
*Questions List

*Password Manager reset info

*Set up Google Classroom

*Technology survey



September 1

Writing and Reading Notebook:

Entry #1 What are your first impressions of high school? Of Franklin? 

​Pink VMA video

How to use notability

Read "All Your Questions about Gender"


Poem/short piece: What are you made of?

Intro

Little girls/little boys

Models

Assignment

Prewrite

September 4      

 Labor Day


No school




September 6

Entry #2 How is your poem going? Do you know what you will write about? How far have your gotten?

Handbook lessons:

1st:

Athletics  p14

Student activities p15

Clubs, assemblies p15

Student service p16

Student support programs p16&17

Library p17

Health Info p18&19

2nd:

School-wide values p22

Behavioral expectations p23&24

Student discipline p25

Problem behaviors p25


Work on poem/piece


HW-Finish poem: due September 8th


September 8

Poem due

Entry #3 Make a list of times when you did something considered feminine or masculine.

Elements of a story

Plot mountain

Short Story: "And Summer is Gone"

Plot out the story in Notability







September 12

Review your list from entry #3 and add any new ideas

Review plot work from Friday

Continue plotting story

Review your brainstorm list from your notebook entry #3 
Summarize three stories from your list to your table partner 
Choose one of those
Plot out your story

Elements of Fiction

Gender narrative assignment

Work on your Gender narrative


September 14

Entry #4 Based on the dialogue that you see, write down the rules of using dialogue

How to use dialogue

Work on Gender narrative


September 18

Entry #5 Go to English page on the website and go to writing resources link at the top of the page. Find the link "How to Format a paper" for Ms. Garrett and write down three things you see there


Writing Scoring Guide


Gender narrative 





September 20


Work on gender narrative

Gender narrative due 9/22-



HW-Finish gender narrative-due Friday


September 22

Gender narrative due

Turn in using Classroom


Entry #6 A verb shows action. Make a list of strong verbs you like to use or use often. 

Using Strong Verbs


Rewrite you narrative based on the info from the Strong Verbs lesson


Run the narrative checklist






September 26

Entry #7 What makes a book a "girl book" or a "boy book"?

View Four Little Girls with Anthropology Wheel


September 28

View Dead Poets' Society 






October 2

Read chapter 1
Secret Life of Bees
Catcher in the Rye


Values List


Tracking the novel


Sign up for books


HW-Read chapters 

SLB 1-3

CR 1-6

Quiz on Wednesday


This week:

CR Chapters 2-9

SLB Chapters 2-5



October 3-CCE day

Pick up textbooks

SSR

4

CR Quiz 
on chapters 1-6


SLB quiz 
on chapters 1-3


Read and track passages


HW-Read chapters

SLB 4-5

CR 7-9

Quiz on Friday


6

Reading schedule


CR Quiz 
on chapters 7-9

SLB quiz 
on chapters 4-5


Entry #9 What do you think of the main character so far? Who is important to them? What is important to them?

What are they struggling with?


Discuss entry #9 


Character resume


Reading/Tracking 


HW-

Read SLB chapter 6-7 CR 10-12





10

Entry #8 What made you choose the book you chose? Are you happy with your choice? Why or why not?


Funnel strategy


Discussion around choices


Continue tracking passage for chapter 8 or going back


HW-

Read SLB chp 8

CR chp 13-15


12

Entry #10 Title the chapters for your book. Start with the ones for today and work your way back. Get as far as you can.


Pass a Passage

SLB chp 8

CR 13-15


HW-

Read SLB chap 9 and 10 through p 199

(stop at break at the bottom of 199)

CR chap 16-17

13

No school for students

Statewide Teacher Inservice Day





17

Entry #11 Take a picture of your funnel activity and put it in your writing notebook

Entry #12 Take a picture of your pass a passage activity and put it in your writing notebook


Grade/Work Conference with Ms. Garrett


Read and Track passages


Catch up on reading:

SLB 9 and 10 through p199

(Need to be ready to talk about those pages on Thursday-no reading  tonight)


CR chap 16-20

(includes tonight's reading-need to be ready to talk about those chapters on Thursday)


Catch up notebook

Due November 7th


HW-

SLB-no reading hw

CR 18-20

19

Entry #13 Make a prediction about what you think will happen to the main character by the end of the novel. If finished, what will happen to the main character after the book is over. Explain your prediction. 


Read chap 10 and all of chap 11 in class

Go over CR 16-20


HW-

SLB chapter 12

CR no reading hw


23

Read CR 21-22 

together in class

SLB-Close reading activity with chap 12


HW-Read

SLB chap 13

CR chap 23-24




25

SLB Go over chapter 13

CR Go over chapters 23-24


Track passages
together 

Discuss argument topics


HW-Finish the book


27

End of the book(s) discussion


Finish tracking passages


Which paper?

Argument

or

Character Values Essay







31

Paper: How is your book a boy/girl book? Expository essay

Kinds of sentences lesson


November 2

Paper: How is your book a boy/girl book? Expository essay


No school for students

Plan Day/Grade Day for teachers






7

Paper: How is your book a boy/girl book? Expository essay

8

Conferences

9

Conferences

10

No school

Veteran's Day Holiday







14

Hero's Journey


16

Hero's Journey


20

Hero's Journey


22 

Thanksgiving Holiday

23

Thanksgiving

24

Thanksgiving Holiday




27

The Odyssey





29

The Odyssey


December 1

The Odyssey






5

The Odyssey


7

The Odyssey


11

The Odyssey





13

The Odyssey


15

The Odyssey

January 1

No school 

New Year's Day





3

Understanding theme


5

Theme in short pieces

8

Theme in short pieces





10

Theme in short pieces


12

Theme paragraph

15

No school

MJK Jr Holiday




17

Theme paragraph


19

Review for final






23


24

Finals

25

Finals

26

Finals


Freshman English

Ms. Garrett online