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10/20/17 > AP Language and Composition

College videos. Begin reading The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8. Book discussion on November 1; test on November 2.

10/20/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

English 11 Skills Assessment 1. Review speech techniques. Read The Great Gatsby. Novel discussion on November 1. Test on November 2. 

English 11

English 11 Skills Assessment 1. Review speech techniques.

10/19/17 > AP Language and Composition
Parent teacher conference
10/19/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11
Parent teacher conference
10/18/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Quiz over propaganda. Review speech techniques.

English 11

DLP. Quiz over propaganda. Review speech techniques. 

10/18/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. College video
10/17/17 > AP Language and Composition
ASVAB Test
10/17/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11
ASVAB TEST
10/16/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Review propaganda & quiz over propaganda techniques. Tomorrow testing day: bring calculators and pencils.

English 11

DLP. Review propaganda & quiz over propaganda techniques. Tomorrow testing day: bring calculators and pencils.

10/16/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. College videos and letters due today. Bring calculators and pencils for tomorrow's testing day.
10/05/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

ACT Reading practice test

English 11

Finish narratives. 

10/05/17 > AP Language and Composition
No Class today!
10/04/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes chart due today. Finish narratives. Watch video.

English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes chart due today. Outline narrative. Begin writing narrative.

10/04/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Review answers over Bacon's "Of Marriage and Single Life."
10/03/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes chart due tomorrow. Write narrative. All missing work due today!

English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes chart due tomorrow. Finish "The Minister's Black Veil." Quiz over "The Minister's Black Veil." All missing work due today!

10/03/17 > AP Language and Composition
Read and complete questions over Bacon's "Of Marriage and Single Life."
10/02/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Suffixes: 56. esque: (French) like;  57. fy: (Middle English) to give attributes; to make similar;  58. logy: (Greek) study of;  59. tude: (Latin) quality of being;  60. some: (Old English) like. Review how to write a narrative. Outline narrative. Write a narrative.

English 11

DLP. Suffixes: 56. esque: (French) like;  57. fy: (Middle English) to give attributes; to make similar;  58. logy: (Greek) study of;  59. tude: (Latin) quality of being;  60. some: (Old English) like. Tn Ready practice: The Scarlet Letter. Finish "The Minister's Black Veil."

10/02/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Read Twain's "Polly Baker Speech." Complete SOAPSTone. College video and letter due after Fall Break
9/29/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

ACT (English 31-45). Discussed commerical's parable and how it relates to "The Minister's Black Veil." Completed TNReady Review: The Scarlet Letter.

English 11

ACT (English 31-45). Began reading "The Minister's Black Veil."

9/29/17 > AP Language and Composition
Discussed AP questions over "Shooting an Elephant." Discussed college videos (due after Fall Break).
9/28/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Prefixes, suffix: 51. post: (Latin) after;  52. pre: (Latin) before;  53. pro: (Latin) before;  54. trans: (Latin) across;  55. dom: (Old English) state or qualify of. Read "The Minister's Black Veil." 

English 11

DLP. Prefixes, suffix: 51. post: (Latin) after;  52. pre: (Latin) before;  53. pro: (Latin) before;  54. trans: (Latin) across;  55. dom: (Old English) state or qualify of. Fiske Vocabulary week 3. Review allegory and parable. Read "The Minister's Black Veil." 

9/28/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Review "Shooting an Elephant" questions. Read Twain's "The Speech of Miss Polly Baker."
9/27/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Prefixes: 46. For: (Latin/Old English) not; 4 7. fore: (Old English) before;  48. inter: (Latin) among, between;  49. intra: (Latin) within;  50. mal: (French/Latin) wrong, bad. Fiske Vocabulary Week 3. Review allegory and parable. Read "The Minister's Black Veil."

English 11

DLP. Prefixes: 46. For: (Latin/Old English) not; 4 7. fore: (Old English) before;  48. inter: (Latin) among, between;  49. intra: (Latin) within;  50. mal: (French/Latin) wrong, bad. Complete the Puritan test on Canvas. If time allows, review Fiske Vocabulary Week 3. 

9/27/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Review sentence patterns. Complete "Shooting an Elephant" AP questions.
9/26/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Prefixes: 41. auto: (Greek) self;  42. bene: (Latin) good;  43. bi: (Latin) two;  44. co, con: (Latin) together;  45. contra: (Latin) against. Puritan test (on Canvas). Fiske vocabulary week 3. If time allows, review allegory and parable.

English 11

DLP. Prefixes: 41. auto: (Greek) self;  42. bene: (Latin) good;  43. bi: (Latin) two;  44. co, con: (Latin) together;  45. contra: (Latin) against. Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Quiz over "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Fiske vocabulary week 3. 


9/26/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Read "Shooting an Elephant." Complete AP questions over essay.
9/25/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Finish review over logical fallacies.
9/25/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 36. trib: (Latin) to allot, to give, or tribe; 3 7. via: (Latin) way or road;  38. amphi: (Greek) both or around;  39. ante: (Latin) before;  40. anti: (Greek) against, opposite, reverse. Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" questions. Puritan test tomorrow.

English 11

DLP. Roots: 36. trib: (Latin) to allot, to give, or tribe; 3 7. via: (Latin) way or road;  38. amphi: (Greek) both or around;  39. ante: (Latin) before;  40. anti: (Greek) against, opposite, reverse. Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" questions. Puritan test Wednesday.


9/22/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

ACT. Quiz over "Living Like Weasels." Finish "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Test Monday over Puritans.

English 11

ACT. Review Skills Assessment 3 answers.  Begin "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." 

9/22/17 > AP Language and Composition
Unit 4 vocabulary test; exercises due today. Commonly misused words test. Review logical fallacies.
9/20/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 26. manu: (Latin) hand;  27. mort: (Latin) death;  28. nomem, nomin: (Latin) name;  29. ped: (Latin) foot;  30. prob, prov: (Latin) to prove or to test. Read, annotate, and discuss "Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God."

English 11

DLP. Roots: 26. manu: (Latin) hand;  27. mort: (Latin) death;  28. nomem, nomin: (Latin) name;  29. ped: (Latin) foot;  30. prob, prov: (Latin) to prove or to test. Quiz over poetry. Read, annotate, and discuss "Sinners in the Hand of an Angry God."

9/20/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words test Thursday. Unit 4 vocabulary due Thursday; test Friday. Complete logical fallacy worksheet.
9/19/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 21. hetero: (Latin) different; 2 2. hom: (Latin) man, human; 2 3. laud: (Latin) praise;  24. lingu, langu: (Latin) tongue;  25. locu, loqu, locut: (Latin) work, speak. Fiske vocabulary quiz (Weeks 1-2); week 2 sentences due. Read, annotate, discuss Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

English 11

DLP. Roots: 21. hetero: (Latin) different; 2 2. hom: (Latin) man, human; 2 3. laud: (Latin) praise;  24. lingu, langu: (Latin) tongue;  25. locu, loqu, locut: (Latin) work, speak. Fiske vocabulary quiz (Weeks 1-2); week 2 sentences due. Quiz over poetry. Read, annotate, discuss Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."

9/19/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words (test Thursday). Unit 4 vocabulary due Thursday; test on Friday. Finish reviewing logical fallacies.
9/18/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 16. circ, circum: (Latin) around;  17. dic, dict: (Latin) to say, to speak, to assert;  18. fin: (Latin) end or limit;  19. gen: (Latin) race, family, kind;  20. hab: (Latin) to have, to hold, to dwell. Fiske vocabulary quiz tomorrow; Fiske vocabulary Week 2 due tomorrow. Finish Puritan poems and quiz over poetry.

English 11

DLP. Roots: 16. circ, circum: (Latin) around;  17. dic, dict: (Latin) to say, to speak, to assert;  18. fin: (Latin) end or limit;  19. gen: (Latin) race, family, kind;  20. hab: (Latin) to have, to hold, to dwell. Fiske vocabulary quiz tomorrow; Fiske vocabulary Week 2 due tomorrow. Finish Puritan poems and quiz over poetry.

9/18/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words. Unit 4 vocabulary; due Thursday and test on Friday. Review logical fallacies.
9/15/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

ACT English (16-30). Fiske vocabulary week 2 due on Tuesday; quiz over weeks 1-2 on Tuesday. Finish review over poetric devices. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

English 11

ACT English (16-30). Fiske vocabulary week 2 due on Tuesday; quiz over weeks 1-2 on Tuesday. Finish review over poetric devices. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

9/15/17 > AP Language and Composition
Unit 3 vocabulary due today; test today over Unit 3. Review logical fallacies.
9/14/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 11. arbitr, arbiter: (Latin) to judge, consider; 1 2. aud: (Latin) to hear; 1 3. bell: (Latin) war;  14. cede: (Latin) to go or to yield;  15. cept, capt, cip, cap, ceive, ceipt: (Latin) to take hold or grasp. Fiske vocabulary Week 2 is due Tuesday and quiz over Weeks 1-2 on Tuesday. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

English 11

DLP. Roots:  11. arbitr, arbiter: (Latin) to judge, consider; 12. aud: (Latin) to hear; 13. bell: (Latin) war; 14. cede: (Latin) to go or to yield; 15. cept, capt, cip, cap, ceive, ceipt: (Latin) to take hold or grasp. Fiske vocabulary Week 2 is due Tuesday and quiz over Weeks 1-2 on Tuesday. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

9/14/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words. Unit 3 vocabulary due; test tomorrow. Review propaganda techniques.
9/13/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots: 6. logue, logo: (Greek) idea, word, speech, reason; 7. meter, metr: (Greek) measure; 8. mono: (Greek) one; 9. pseudo: (Greek) false; 10. theo: (Greek) God. Commonly misused words test today and sentences due. Review Fiske vocabulary Week 2 words. Quiz over weeks 1-2 of Fiske vocabulary on Tuesday. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

English 11

DLP. Roots: 6. logue, logo: (Greek) idea, word, speech, reason; 7. meter, metr: (Greek) measure; 8. mono: (Greek) one; 9. pseudo: (Greek) false; 10. theo: (Greek) God. Commonly misused words test today and sentences due. Review Fiske vocabulary Week 2 words. Quiz over weeks 1-2 of Fiske vocabulary on Tuesday. Read and discuss Puritan poems. Quiz over poetry.

9/13/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words. Unit vocabulary due tomorrow; test on Friday. Finish review over speech techniques.
9/12/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes: 1. bio: (Greek) life; 2. crac, crat: (Greek) rule, govern; 3. dem: (Greek) people; 4. geo: (Greek) earth; 5. graph, gram: (Greek) to write, to draw, to record. Commonly misused words test tomorrow and sentences due tomorrow. Test over the Colonial writers (on Canvas). Fiske vocabulary week 2.

English 11

DLP. Roots, prefixes, suffixes: 1. bio: (Greek) life; 2. crac, crat: (Greek) rule, govern; 3. dem: (Greek) people; 4. geo: (Greek) earth; 5. graph, gram: (Greek) to write, to draw, to record. Commonly misused words test tomorrow and sentences due tomorrow. Test over the Colonial writers (on Canvas). Fiske vocabulary week 2.

9/12/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words. Unit 3 vocabulary due Thursday; test Friday. Review speech techniques, propaganda, and logical fallacies.
9/11/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 67. Good: adjective that follows a linking verb (good at something); 6 8. Well: adverb that follows an action verb expect when refering to "good health";  69. That: relative pronoun (introduces an adjective clause) that introduces an essential clause and can refer to a person or thing;  70. Which: relative pronoun that introduces a clause and refers to something;  71. Who: relative clause that introduces a clause and refers to someone;  72. Receive: commonly misused word due to spelling. Commonly misused words test on Wednesday and sentences due on Wednesday. Finish Bradford's autobiography. Test over Smith's and Bradford's autobiography tomorrow.

Advanced English 11 

DLP. Commonly misused words: 67. Good: adjective that follows a linking verb (good at something); 6 8. Well: adverb that follows an action verb expect when refering to "good health";  69. That: relative pronoun (introduces an adjective clause) that introduces an essential clause and can refer to a person or thing;  70. Which: relative pronoun that introduces a clause and refers to something;  71. Who: relative clause that introduces a clause and refers to someone;  72. Receive: commonly misused word due to spelling. Commonly misused words test on Wednesday and sentences due on Wednesday. Finish Bradford's autobiography. Test over Smith's and Bradford's autobiography tomorrow.

9/11/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 67. Good: adjective that follows a linking verb (good at something); 68. Well: adverb that follows an action verb expect when refering to "good health"; 69. That: relative pronoun (introduces an adjective clause) that introduces an essential clause and can refer to a person or thing; 70. Which: relative pronoun that introduces a clause and refers to something; 71. Who: relative clause that introduces a clause and refers to someone; 72. Receive: commonly misused word due to spelling. Unit 3 vocabulary (due Thursday; test Friday). Review propaganda, logical fallacies, and speech techniques.
9/08/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Fiske vocabulary due today. In-class essay over The Scarlet Letter.

English 11

ACT reading (Pocahontas). Finish Bradford's autobiography. Fiske vocabulary due today. 

9/08/17 > AP Language and Composition
Write a rhetorical analysis.
9/07/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 63. Council: a group of people called together for discussion; 64. Counsel: mutual exchange of ideas or discussion or a group of lawyers; 65. Everyday: adjective meaning common, ordinary, or usual; 66. Every day: calendar days. Pop quiz over Bradford's autobiography. Discussion over The Scarlet Letter; in-class essay tomorrow. Continue discussing Bradford's autobiography.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 63. Council: a group of people called together for discussion; 64. Counsel: mutual exchange of ideas or discussion or a group of lawyers; 65. Everyday: adjective meaning common, ordinary, or usual; 66. Every day: calendar days. Pop quiz over Bradford's autobiography. Continue discussing Bradford's autobiography.

9/07/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words. Review rhetorical devices.
9/06/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 59. Further: time degree; 60. Farther: physical distance; 61. Course: path of action, series of studies, expression "of course;" 62. Coarse: rough, crude, or not fine. Fiske vocabulary due Friday (sentences). Reviewed vocabulary in context. Read and discussed Bradford's autobiography. Read The Scarlet Letter, discussion tomorrow and in-class essay on Friday. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 59. Further: time degree; 60. Farther: physical distance; 61. Course: path of action, series of studies, expression "of course;" 62. Coarse: rough, crude, or not fine. Fiske vocabulary due Friday (sentences). Reviewed vocabulary in context. Read and discussed Bradford's autobiography.

9/06/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 59. Further: time degree; 60. Farther: physical distance; 61. Course: path of action, series of studies, expression "of course;" 62. Coarse: rough, crude, or not fine. Discuss Jimmy V's Espy speech.
9/05/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words:55. Fewer: modifies plural words and refers to items that can be counted; 56. Less: modifies singular words and refers to an item; 57. Lose: suffer a loss; 58. Loose: not tight. Completed Fiske Vocabulary; sentences due Friday. Watch video over Mayflower. Began reading and discussing Bradford's autobiography. Read The Scarlet Letter for class discussion on Thursday and in-class essay on Friday. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words:55. Fewer: modifies plural words and refers to items that can be counted; 56. Less: modifies singular words and refers to an item; 57. Lose: suffer a loss; 58. Loose: not tight. Completed Fiske Vocabulary; sentences due Friday. Watch video over Mayflower. Began reading and discussing Bradford's autobiography.

9/05/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words:55. Fewer: modifies plural words and refers to items that can be counted; 56. Less: modifies singular words and refers to an item; 57. Lose: suffer a loss; 58. Loose: not tight. Discussed Churchill's Dunkirk speech.
9/01/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Pretest (on Canvas). Test over The Scarlet Letter, chapters 9-16. Finish reading The Scarlet Letter; test Friday. Complete Smith questions (3, 15, 13, 14, 16, 18). Cannibalism in Jamestown report. 

English 11

Pretest (on Canvas). Complete Smith questions (3, 15, 13, 14, 16, 18). Cannibalism in Jamestown report. 

9/01/17 > AP Language and Composition
Unit 2 vocabulary due today; test today. Novel essay due today. Review sample AP essay (#3).
8/31/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 51. Proceed: to continue or to move along; 52. Precede: to go or to come before; 53. Advise: (verb) meaning to give advice; 54. Advice: (noun) meaning to give a recommendation. Discuss The Scarlet Letter, chapters 9-16; test tomorrow. Work on Smith's autobiography questions (small groups).

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 51. Proceed: to continue or to move along; 52. Precede: to go or to come before; 53. Advise: (verb) meaning to give advice; 54. Advice: (noun) meaning to give a recommendation. Work on Smith's autobiography questions (small groups).

8/31/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 51. Proceed: to continue or to move along; 52. Precede: to go or to come before; 53. Advise: (verb) meaning to give advice; 54. Advice: (noun) meaning to give a recommendation. Unit 2 vocabulary due today; test tomorrow. Discuss novels. Novel essays due Friday.
8/30/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 47. Imminent: impending or about to happen; 4 8. Eminent: distinguished or important;  49. Adopt: take for one's own;  50. Adapt: adjust. Finish Smith's autobiography. Complete questions (small groups). Read The Scarlet Letter, chapters 9-16. Test on Friday; class discussion on Thursday. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 47. Imminent: impending or about to happen; 4 8. Eminent: distinguished or important;  49. Adopt: take for one's own;  50. Adapt: adjust. Finish Smith's autobiography. Complete questions (small groups).

8/30/17 > AP Language and Composition
Complete Unit 2 vocabulary. Test Friday over Unit 2 vocabulary. Novel essay due on Friday.
8/29/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 42. Elude: to avoid or to escape from by quickness or cunning;  43. Allude: to refer to indirectly;  44. Insure: to take out insurance;  45. Ensure: to make sure or to protect;  46. Assure: to make a person sure of something. Test over the first column of commonly misused words and sentences due today. Review answers over The Scarlet Letter. Read chapters 9-16 of The Scarlet Letter for test on Friday. Continue reading Smith's autobiography.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 42. Elude: to avoid or to escape from by quickness or cunning;  43. Allude: to refer to indirectly;  44. Insure: to take out insurance;  45. Ensure: to make sure or to protect;  46. Assure: to make a person sure of something. Test over the first column of commonly misused words and sentences due today. Continue reading Smith's autobiography.


8/29/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 42. Elude: to avoid or to escape from by quickness or cunning; 43. Allude: to refer to indirectly; 44. Insure: to take out insurance; 45. Ensure: to make sure or to protect; 46. Assure: to make a person sure of something. Unit 2 vocabulary due Thursday; test on Friday. Review AP questions 6, 13, 21, 29. Review AP scoring.
8/28/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 37. Sensor: a device to measure or detect; 3 8. Censure: to reprimand or condemn;  39. Censor: to examine in order to delete or suppress objectionable material;  40. illicit: illegal;  41. elicit: to bring out or to draw forth. Test tomorrow over the first column of commonly misused words and sentences due tomorrow. Work 20 minutes on finalizing essay. Read and discuss John Smith's autobiography. Read The Scarlet Letter, chapters 9-16 for class discussion on Thursday and test on Friday. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 37. Sensor: a device to measure or detect; 3 8. Censure: to reprimand or condemn;  39. Censor: to examine in order to delete or suppress objectionable material;  40. illicit: illegal;  41. elicit: to bring out or to draw forth. Test tomorrow over the first column of commonly misused words and sentences due tomorrow. Work 20 minutes on finalizing essay. Read and discuss John Smith's autobiography.

8/28/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 37. Sensor: a device to measure or detect; 38. Censure: to reprimand or condemn; 39. Censor: to examine in order to delete or suppress objectionable material; 40. illicit: illegal; 41. elicit: to bring out or to draw forth. Test tomorrow over the first column of commonly misused words and sentences due tomorrow. Complete Unit 2 vocabulary: due Thursday; test Friday. Finish AP practice test.
8/25/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

ACT Reading (1-10). Test over The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8. Read chapters 9-16 of The Scarlet Letter for next Thursday's discussion; test on Friday. Commonly misused words test on Tuesday; sentences due Tuesday. Write agrumentative essay over Emerson's and Twain's ideas of conformity.

English 11

ACT Reading (1-10). Commonly misused words test on Tuesday; sentences due Tuesday. Write agrumentative essay over Emerson's and Twain's ideas of conformity.

8/25/17 > AP Language and Composition
Practice AP reading questions.
8/24/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 32. Cite: (verb) to quote or to mention; 33. Site: (noun) a particular place; 34. Sight: vision; 35. Conscience: a sense of right and wrong; 36. Conscious: to feel and think or awake. Discuss The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8. Test tomorrow over The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8. Review essay writing.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 32. Cite: (verb) to quote or to mention; 33. Site: (noun) a particular place; 34. Sight: vision; 35. Conscience: a sense of right and wrong; 36. Conscious: to feel and think or awake. Review essay writing.

8/24/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 32. Cite: (verb) to quote or to mention; 33. Site: (noun) a particular place; 34. Sight: vision; 35. Conscience: a sense of right and wrong; 36. Conscious: to feel and think or awake. Discuss student samples. Novel discussions next Thursday; essay due next Friday.
8/23/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

ADVANCED ENGLISH 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 28. Allusion: a reference to something or someone famous; 2 9. Illusion: false idea or appearance (hallucination); 3 0. Complement: to add to;  31. Compliment: to flatter or to praise. Finsh discussion over Twain's "Corn-Pone Opinions." Annotations due today. Read The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8 for discussion tomorrow and test Friday.

4th block:  Annotations due today. Read  The Scarlet Letter , chapters 1-8 for discussion tomorrow and test Friday.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 28. Allusion: a reference to something or someone famous; 2 9. Illusion: false idea or appearance (hallucination); 3 0. Complement: to add to;  31. Compliment: to flatter or to praise. Finsh discussion over Twain's "Corn-Pone Opinions." Annotations due today.

8/23/17 > AP Language and Composition
Read novel or work on essay. Novel essay due next Friday.
8/22/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

ADVANCED ENGLISH 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 24. Stationary: in a fixed position; 2 5. Stationery: "writing paper";  26. Who: (nominative case) replace with "he";  27. Whom: (objective case) replace with "him". Discuss Twain's "Corn-Pone Opinions." Annotations due tomorrow. Read The Scarlet Letter, chapters 1-8. Discussion on Thursday; test on Friday. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 24. Stationary: in a fixed position; 2 5. Stationery: "writing paper";  26. Who: (nominative case) replace with "he";  27. Whom: (objective case) replace with "him". Discuss Twain's "Corn-Pone Opinions." Annotations due tomorrow.

8/22/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 24. Stationary: in a fixed position; 25. Stationery: "writing paper"; 26. Who: (nominative case) replace with "he"; 27. Whom: (objective case) replace with "him". Discuss Churchill's Dunkirk speech.
8/21/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

ADVANCED ENGLISH 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 20. Capitol: a building where the legislature meets; 21. Capital: chief city of a state, letters, investments, or punishment; 22. Principal: leader or chief officer, a capital or sum or money; 23. Principle: fundamental truth or basic law or doctrine. Discuss "Corn-Pone Opinions" in annotation groups. Read chapters 1-8 of The Scarlet Letter (discussion on Thursday; test Friday).

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 20. Capitol: a building where the legislature meets; 21. Capital: chief city of a state, letters, investments, or punishment; 22. Principal: leader or chief officer, a capital or sum or money; 23. Principle: fundamental truth or basic law or doctrine. Read and annotate "Corn-Pone Opinions".

8/21/17 > AP Language and Composition
Unit 1 vocabulary. DLP and commonly misused words: 20. Capitol: a building where the legislature meets; 21. Capital: chief city of a state, letters, investments, or punishment; 22. Principal: leader or chief officer, a capital or sum or money; 23. Principle: fundamental truth or basic law or doctrine.
8/18/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

ADVANCED ENGLISH 11

Timed ACT English practice test. Watch and discuss in pairs Dream Motivational video. Read and annotate Mark Twain's "Corn-Pone Opinions." Vocabulary in context and SOAPSTone (audience, topic, and techniques). 

ENGLISH 11

Timed ACT English practice test. Write an explanational paragraph over two commercials and Emerson's ideas about conformity and nonconformity. Watch and discuss in pairs Dream Motivational video. 

8/18/17 > AP Language and Composition
Unit 1 vocabulary due today; test today. Annotations and analysis paragraph due today. Read Churchill's "Dunkirk" speech.
8/17/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words & sentences: 16. Affect: (verb) to influence or to act upon; 17. Effect: (noun) result; 18. Between: compares two items; 19. Among: more than two items. Literary movements test. Finish discussing "Self-Reliance." Write paragraph over two commercials.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words & sentences: 16. Affect: (verb) to influence or to act upon; 17. Effect: (noun) result; 18. Between: compares two items; 19. Among: more than two items. Literary movements test. Finish discussing "Self-Reliance." 

8/17/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words & sentences: 16. Affect: (verb) to influence or to act upon; 17. Effect: (noun) result; 18. Between: compares two items; 19. Among: more than two items. Unit 1 vocabulary due today; test tomorrow. Write an analysis over FDR's Pearl Harbor speech.
8/16/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 12. Whose: possessive pronoun meaning "whom does it belong to"; 13. Who's: contraction for "who is;" 14. Accept: (verb) to receive with consent; 15. Except: (proposition) but, rather than, or to exclude. Review student sample over Twain's "Advice to Youth." Finish discussing Emerson's "Self-Reliance" (small group discussion and class discussion). Discuss vocabulary in context. Write an explanation paragraph over two commericals. Literary movements test tomorrow.

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 12. Whose: possessive pronoun meaning "whom does it belong to"; 13. Who's: contraction for "who is;" 14. Accept: (verb) to receive with consent; 15. Except: (proposition) but, rather than, or to exclude. Review paragraphs over "All I Really Need to Know..." Discuss Emerson's "Self-Reliance". Discuss vocabulary in context. Literary movements test tomorrow.

8/16/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 12. Whose: possessive pronoun meaning "whom does it belong to"; 13. Who's: contraction for "who is;" 14. Accept: (verb) to receive with consent; 15. Except: (proposition) but, rather than, or to exclude. Unit vocabulary due tomorrow. Discuss FDR's Pearl Harbor speech. Write an analysis.
8/15/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 8. its: possessive pronoun; 9. it's: contraction for "it is"; 10. your: pronoun meaning "belongs to you"; 11. you're: contraction for "you are." Literary movements test on Thursday. Review SOAPSTone. Read and discuss Emerson's "Self-Reliance." Context clue vocabulary: 1. suffrage; 2. absolve; 3. aversion; 4. transcendent; 5. divine. 

English 11

DLP. Commonly misused words: 8. its: possessive pronoun; 9. it's: contraction for "it is"; 10. your: pronoun meaning "belongs to you"; 11. you're: contraction for "you are." Finish review over literary movements; literary movements test on Thursday. Review SOAPSTone. Read and discuss Emerson's "Self-Reliance." Context clue vocabulary: 1. suffrage; 2. absolve; 3. aversion; 4. transcendent; 5. divine. 

8/15/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words: 8. its: possessive pronoun; 9. it's: contraction for "it is"; 10. your: pronoun meaning "belongs to you"; 11. you're: contraction for "you are." Unit 1 vocabulary due Thursday; test Friday. Discuss Bush's 9/11 speech.
8/14/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

DLP (daily language practice). Commonly misused words and sentences: 1. A lot: spelled as two words (ALLOT:to disperse);  2. to: introduces a prepositional phrase or an infinitive phrase;  3. too: an adverb meaning "also" or "more than enough";  4. two: an adjective or noun, number;  5. their: pronoun showing ownership;  6. there: adverb or expletive (place);  7. they're: contraction for they are. Review literary movements; test on Thursday. Review SOAPSTone

English 11

DLP (daily language practice). Commonly misused words and sentences: 1. A lot: spelled as two words (ALLOT:to disperse);  2. to: introduces a prepositional phrase or an infinitive phrase;  3. too: an adverb meaning "also" or "more than enough";  4. two: an adjective or noun, number;  5. their: pronoun showing ownership;  6. there: adverb or expletive (place);  7. they're: contraction for they are. Discuss Twain's "Advice to Youth." Review literary movements; test on Thursday. 

8/14/17 > AP Language and Composition
DLP. Commonly misused words:1. A lot: spelled as two words (ALLOT:to disperse); 2. to: introduces a prepositional phrase or an infinitive phrase; 3. too: an adverb meaning "also" or "more than enough"; 4. two: an adjective or noun, number; 5. their: pronoun showing ownership; 6. there: adverb or expletive (place); 7. they're: contraction for they are. Unit 1 Vocabulary due Thursday; test on Friday. Discuss Bush's 9/11 speech.
8/11/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Review evaluation; revise paragraph and peer editing. Discuss Twain's "Advice to Youth."

English 11

Turn in paragraph. Review satire. Read Twain's "Advice to Youth." Complete questions.

8/11/17 > AP Language and Composition
Finish discussion and review of Mark Anthony's speech.
8/10/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Review satire; read Twain's "Advice to Youth" (context clues activity; close read questions; annotation). 

English 11

Write paragraph over "All I Really Need to Learn..." Review satire; read Twain's "Advice to Youth" (context clues activity; close read questions; annotation). 

8/10/17 > AP Language and Composition
Discuss Anthony's speech
8/09/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Why is grammar important (prezi); review annotations; read and discuss "All I Really Needed to Learn..."; write paragraph; read Twain's "Advice to Youth;" complete questions over Twain's essay

English 11

Why is grammar important (prezi); review annotations; read and discuss "All I Really Needed to Learn..."; write paragraph; read Twain's "Advice to Youth;" complete questions over Twain's essay

8/09/17 > AP Language and Composition
Review annotations. Review SOAPSTone. Read and annotate Mark Anthony's speech.
8/08/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

1st block: paper work due

Review syllabus, class expectations and rules, emergency procedures.

English 11

Review syllabus, class expectations and rules, emergency procedures.

8/08/17 > AP Language and Composition
Review class syllabus. Discuss novels and deadlines. Discuss college video and admission letter.
8/07/17 > English 11/Advanced English 11

Advanced English 11

Welcome back!  1st block: back to school paper work. Novels.

English 11

Welcome back!

8/07/17 > AP Language and Composition
Welcome back. Novels.