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English I 2014-2015. Friday, August 15th, 2014 Journal:  How do you feel about writing? Is writing well important? Think about what aspects of writing.

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1 English I

2 Friday, August 15th, 2014 Journal:  How do you feel about writing? Is writing well important? Think about what aspects of writing you struggle with, and what comes easy. Daily Quote:  You have to let people see what you wrote. It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring.  Tina Fey Objective:  I can establish the values of a culture from the text.  I can identify strong and thorough textual evidence to support what the text says. Agenda:  Journal  Review of Cornell Notes on Class Culture  Take WFA 1  The Follower –Read  Worksheet

3 Monday, August 18th, 2014 Journal:  How do you feel about writing? Is writing well important? Think about what aspects of writing you struggle with, and what comes easy. Daily Quote:  You have to let people see what you wrote. It will never be perfect, but perfect is overrated. Perfect is boring.  Tina Fey Objective:  I can establish the values of a culture from the text.  I can identify strong and thorough textual evidence to support what the text says. Agenda:  Journal  Review of Cornell Notes on Class Culture  Take WFA 1  The Follower –Read  Worksheet

4 Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 Journal:  Read article “Being cool in Middle School may not be good for your future. When finished, I would like your supporting/opposing argument. Be ready to support your thoughts, on why you agree or disagree with the article. Daily Quote:  How wonderful it is that nobody needs wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ANNE FRANK Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article. Agenda:  Journal/Article/Play Video  The Follower –Worksheet to work on (Honors only)  WFA Goals Sheet/College & Career Options Sheet  Powerpoint on Inference  Read and Infer The Man in the Middle  Mock Socratic Circle

5 Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 Journal:  Read article “Being cool in Middle School may not be good for your future. When finished, I would like your supporting/opposing argument. Be ready to support your thoughts, on why you agree or disagree with the article. Daily Quote:  How wonderful it is that nobody needs wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. ~ANNE FRANK Objective:  I can draw inferences from he explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article. Agenda:  Journal/Article/Play Video  The Follower –Worksheet to work on (Honors only)  WFA Goals Sheet  Powerpoint on Inference  Read and Infer The Man in the Middle  Mock Socratic Circle

6 Thursday, August 21 st, 2014 Journal:  Write about a time when you or your family had to go without something. How did that affect you, do you feel that you changed after going through the hardship? Daily Quote:  “People like you to be something, preferably what they are.” ― John Steinbeck, East of EdenJohn SteinbeckEast of Eden Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article. Agenda:  Journal  EOC English I –Interim 1 Pre-Test  John Steinbeck Biography Homework: Due Monday(A) Tuesday(B ) Read First Chapter in Of Mice and Men  Complete Blue Book Packet (Honors Only)

7 Friday, August 22 nd, 2014 Journal:  Write about a time when you or your family had to go without something. How did that affect you, do you feel that you changed after going through the hardship? Daily Quote:  “People like you to be something, preferably what they are.” ― John Steinbeck, East of EdenJohn SteinbeckEast of Eden Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article. Agenda:  Journal  EOC English I –Interim 1 Pre-Test  John Steinbeck Biography Homework: Due Monday(A) Tuesday(B ) Read First Chapter in Of Mice and Men

8 Monday, August 25 th, 2014 Journal:  In Chapter 1 we learn about George and Lennie’s dream. Describe a dream that you have for your future. What do you need to do to make this dream come true? Daily Quote:  “Up ahead they's a thousan' lives we might live, but when it comes it'll on'y be one.” ― John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  John Steinbeck Biography -Complete Worksheet  Pre-reading activity with Whiteboards  Quiz on Chapter 1  Video about the Great Depression

9 Tuesday, August 26 th, 2014 Journal:  In Chapter 1 we learn about George and Lennie’s dream. Describe a dream that you have for your future. What do you need to do to make this dream come true? Daily Quote:  “Up ahead they's a thousan' lives we might live, but when it comes it'll on'y be one.” ― John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  John Steinbeck Biography -Complete Worksheet  Pre-reading activity with Whiteboards  Quiz on Chapter 1  Video about the Great Depression

10 Wednesday, August 27 th, 2014 Journal:  How do you recognize the status of people within a group? How do you know who is popular, unpopular, new, or well established? Why might this knowledge be valuable? Daily Quote:  “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” ― ROBERT FROST Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Vocab Words – Go Over/Look up  Video about the Great Depression  Inferences Worksheet

11 Thursday, August 28 th, 2014 Journal:  How do you recognize the status of people within a group? How do you know who is popular, unpopular, new, or well established? Why might this knowledge be valuable? Daily Quote:  “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.” ― ROBERT FROST Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Vocab Words – Go Over/Look up  Video about the Great Depression  Inferences Worksheet

12 Friday, August 29 th, 2014 Journal:  What qualities make someone a good listener? What qualifies someone as a person to confide in? Have you ever confided in someone who betrayed you confidence? How did you feel? Have others ever confided in you? How did you handle that person’s trust? Daily Quote:  ““Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  WFA 2  Chapter 1 Worksheet  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 2 (pg )

13 Tuesday, September 2 nd, 2014 Journal:  What qualities make someone a good listener? What qualifies someone as a person to confide in? Have you ever confided in someone who betrayed you confidence? How did you feel? Have others ever confided in you? How did you handle that person’s trust? Daily Quote:  ““Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  WFA 2  Chapter 1 Worksheet  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 2 (pg )

14 Wednesday, September 3 rd, 2014 Journal:  Have you or someone who you know ever been in a situation in which you/he acted foolishly out of pride or hurt feelings? What was the outcome of the situation? Is “saving face” a justifiable human reaction? Or is it a sign of cowardice? Daily Quote:  “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or learn from it.” ― The Lion King Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Vocab Worksheet Quiz  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 (pg ) 15 min  Worksheet on Chapter 2

15 Thursday, September 4 th, 2014 Journal:  Have you or someone who you know ever been in a situation in which you/he acted foolishly out of pride or hurt feelings? What was the outcome of the situation?  Is “saving face” a justifiable human reaction? Or is it a sign of cowardice? Daily Quote:  “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or learn from it.” ― The Lion King Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Vocab Worksheet Quiz  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 (pg ) 15 min  Worksheet Chapter 2

16 Friday, September 5 th, 2014 Journal:  Is it important for people to have dreams for the future? What happens when others doubt those dreams?  If dreams go unfulfilled for long periods, what happens? When might it be better to hold onto an unrealizable dream rather than face reality? Daily Quote:  “It was not my dream to be an artist. How could it have been? I thought, artist, much like a leader, was something you either were or weren't. Never something you set out to be.” - K'naan Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Review Power point  Vocabulary  Chapter 2 Worksheet  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 (pg )

17 Monday, September 8 th, 2014 Journal:  Is it important for people to have dreams for the future? What happens when others doubt those dreams?  If dreams go unfulfilled for long periods, what happens? When might it be better to hold onto an unrealizable dream rather than face reality? Daily Quote:  “It was not my dream to be an artist. How could it have been? I thought, artist, much like a leader, was something you either were or weren't. Never something you set out to be.” - K'naan Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  Review Power point  Vocabulary  Chapter 2 Worksheet  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 3 (pg )

18 Tuesday, September 9 th, 2014 Journal:  Recall a time when you were an outsider or in the minority. How did you feel about being an outsider or minority member? Were you treated any differently from the others? Daily Quote:  “They grew up on the outside of society. They weren't looking for a fight. They were looking to belong.” ― S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  WFA 3  Chapter 2 Quiz  Chapter 3 Recognizing Vivid Details  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 4. (65-82)

19 Wednesday, September 10 th, 2014 Journal:  Recall a time when you were an outsider or in the minority. How did you feel about being an outsider or minority member? Were you treated any differently from the others? Daily Quote:  “They grew up on the outside of society. They weren't looking for a fight. They were looking to belong.” ― S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders Objective:  I can draw inferences from the explicit text.  I can analyze key ideas and details in a text as evidence for supporting understanding of an article/text/publication. Agenda:  Journal (5-10minutes)  WFA 3  Chapter 2 Quiz  Chapter 3 Recognizing Vivid Details  SSR-Of Mice and Men Chapter 4. (65-82)


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