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1 Week One A New Day

2 English 10 Do Now: 4/15/13 Respond in complete sentences to the following questions about this class: What have you tried at, but failed? Why do you think that happened? What were you successful at? If you could do one skill better this quarter what would it be? How could you achieve it?

3 English 10 4/15/13 Quarter at a Glance:
Reflective writing (with a lil grammar something something, ya’know what I’m sayin?) Crazy short story JULIUS CAESAR (play) With these specifics, add to your Do Now Response, any obstacles you anticipate for yourself.

4 “A goal is a dream with a deadline”
Goals should be SMART S - Specific (or Significant). M - Measurable (or Meaningful). A - Attainable (or Action-Oriented). R - Relevant (or Rewarding). T - Time-bound (or Trackable).

5 Examples of SMART GOALS
Since, I did not turn in much work last quarter, I will make sure I turn in 90% of all homework in order to get my A this quarter. Since I did not participate much last quarter, I will raise my hand at least once a week and take a speaking role when we read Julius Caesar this quarter. Now you try. Write three SMART Goals that will help you get your A this quarter.

6 For each goal, think about small steps needed to reach it
Example goal: Since, I did not turn in much work last quarter, I will make sure I turn in 90% of all homework in order to get my A this quarter. Example steps: Check everyday Get absences excused, ask for make-up work outside of class Find missing Do Nows on wiki too.

7 English 10 Monday 4/15/13 HOMEWORK:
MUST HAVE TEXTBOOK IN CLASS THURSDAY!! I will be checking off whether you have a book or not. 3 goals: one behavioral, one work based, one of your choosing and small steps for each

8 English 10 Do Now: 4/16/13 Pick one of the following “goal” quotes (next slide). Copy the quote down and then write three-five sentences telling me why this quote spoke to you or why you picked it over the others or what it means to you.

9 English 10 Do Now: 4/16/13 You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. (C. S. Lewis ) Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. (Thomas Jefferson ) Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. (Henry Ford) A goal is a dream with a deadline. (Napoleon Hill ) Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. (Eleanor Roosevelt) Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. (Vince Lombardi )

10 English 10: 4/16/13 Today we will organize our thoughts from yesterday using a graphic organizer. Homework: 250 word rough draft & completed graphic organizer (if not done by end of class)

11 English 10 Do Now: 4/17/13 Think of 3 or 4 lines of a song that you really like (and that is appropriate for the classroom). Copy down the lyrics. Then revise if necessary to make them into complete grammatically correct sentences. If you have your draft completed, turn in your yellow graphic organizer to US MAIL

12 English 10 4/17/13 Song grammar practice. Since you are writing an essay, today we will review some grammar using pop songs. HW: rewrite your Do Now song lyric to turn in as homework. (Why rewrite it you ask? Because hopefully after class you see grammar mistakes.) HW: reflective essay!

13 English 10 Do Now 4/18/13 Turn in your reflective essay graphic organizer. Have your grammar homework out from yesterday (worksheet and your personally chosen song lyrics) Have your reflective essay out from yesterday.

14 English 10 DO NOW: 4/19/13 Follow these instructions carefully: Quietly gather turn in your DO NOWS (3 this week) to the US MAIL bin. Make sure your name, period and date are on them. If your Do Nows are on separate papers, staple them together. Quietly turn in your grammar handout and the lyrics you wrote out grammatically correct. On your desk: textbook and rough draft

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