Week At A Glance
English 9 Honors
Periods 2, 4 and 6


Use this outline to help you plan your week and when absent from class.  You can download selected classroom handouts here as well.  Education is a dynamic process; therefore, check the last modified date frequently to determine the accuracy of the information.

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WEEK OF:
  Quarter 1 Quarter 2 Quarter 3 Quarter 4
Week 1 9/6/16 - 9/9/16
11/14/16 - 11/28/16
1/30/17 - 2/3/17
4/17/17 - 4/21/17
Week 2 9/12/16 - 9/16/16
11/21/16 - 11/25/16
2/6/17 - 2/10/17
4/24/17 - 4/28/17
Week 3 9/19/16 - 9/23/16
11/28/16 - 12/3/16
2/13/17 - 2/17/17
5/1/17 - 5/5/17
Week 4 9/26/16 - 9/30/16
12/5/16 - 12/9/16
2/27/17 - 3/3/17
5/8/17 - 5/12/17
Week 5 10/3/16 - 10/7/16
12/12/16 - 12/16/16
3/6/17 - 3/10/17
5/15/17 - 5/19/17
Week 6 10/10/16 - 10/14/16
12/19/16 - 12/23/16
3/13/17 - 3/17/17
5/22/17 - 5/26/17
Week 7 10/17/16 - 10/21/16
1/3/17 - 1/6/17
3/20/17 - 3/24/17
5/29/17 - 6/2/17
Week 8 10/24/16 - 10/28/16
1/9/17 - 1/13/17
3/27/17 - 3/31/17
6/5/17 - 6/9/17
Week 9 10/31/16 - 11/4/16
1/16/17 - 1/20/17
4/3/17 - 4/7/17
6/12/17
Week 10 11/7/16 - 11/11/16
1/23/17 - 1/27/17
Shortened Quarter
Exam Week


Week of 9/6/16 - 9/9/16 click here to return to date chart

Tuesday, 9/6
DUE: SUMMER ASSIGNMENT: ALLUSIONS & GIVEN VOCABULARY
Review Class Policies & Procedures
Clarify Questions About Summer Assignments
Wednesday, 9/7
DUE: SUMMER ASSIGNMENT: 10 VOC. CONTEXT CLUES & HUMOR
Complete Review of Class Policies & Procedures
Brainstorm Strategies for Success on Vocabulary Quiz
Distribute & Review Requirements for "Where I'm From" Introduction Activity

Thursday, 9/8
Complete Review of "Where I'm From"
Distribute & Review Requirements for Pygmalion Allusions Analysis
Clarify General Confusions About Pygmalion

Friday, 9/9
PYGMALION VOCABULARY QUIZ
Work Independently on Intro Activity or Allusions


Week of 9/12/16 - 9/16/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 9/12
DUE: POLICIES SIGN OFF & "WHERE I'M FROM"
Discuss Techniques for Productive Class Discussion
Groups Identify & Analyze Characters' Positive & Negative Traits

Tuesday, 9/13
DUE: PYGMALION ALLUSIONS ANALYSIS
Groups Analyze and Evaluate Characters in Pygmalion
Discuss Proper Format for Successful Completion of a Quick Write Response

Wednesday, 9/14
Discuss Proper Format for Successful Completion of a Quick Write Response
Take Notes on Basic Rules for Quotations
Distribute Glossary of Literary Terms
Define Terms Associated with Satires

Thursday, 9/15
Identify Techniques Used to Create Humor in Pygmalion
Analyze the Use of Humor to Develop Serious Central Ideas in Pygmalion

Friday, 9/16
DUE: PYGMALION CHARACTER QUICK WRITE
Identify Techniques Used to Create Humor in Pygmalion
Analyze the Use of Humor to Develop Serious Central Ideas in Pygmalion

Week of 9/19/16 - 9/23/19 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 9/19
DUE: PYGMALION HUMOR QUICK WRITE-ROUGH DRAFT
Return Characterization Quick Write & Distribute Correction Codes
Review Location and Purpose of Major Parts of An Essay
Tuesday, 9/20
Review Location and Purpose of Major Parts of An Essay

Wednesday, 9/21
DUE: PYGMALION HUMOR QUICK WRITE-FINAL COPY
ESSAY
PARTS QUIZ

Thursday, 9/22
DUE: THURBER'S SATIRES
Analyze the Use of Situational Irony to Create Humor &
Develop a Satire's Serious Central Ideas

Friday, 9/23
Analyze the Use of Situational Irony to Create Humor &
Develop a Satire's Serious Message
Analyze the Satire Essay Question & Organize Response
(No 1st & 2nd Person Pronouns & Paragraphing)


Week of 9/26/16 - 9/30/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 9/26
Analyze the Satire Essay Question & Organize Response
Review Rules for Quotations, Brackets & Ellipsis

Tuesday, 9/27
DUE: PARALLELISM EXERCISES
Analyze the Satire Essay Question & Organize Response
Create Full Outline of Criteria for Satires Essay

Wednesday, 9/28
Open School Night - 6:30 PM
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises

Thursday, 9/29
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises

Friday, 9/30
DUE: SATIRES ESSAY
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises


Week of 10/3/16 - 10/7/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 10/3 and Tuesday, 10/4
School Closed - Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, 10/5
*Library Orientation*
- No Regular Class - Meet in Library
Thursday, 10/6
Return Satires Essay & Review Requirements of Writing Reflection Journal
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises

Friday, 10/7
Pep Rally - Shortened Periods
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises

End of Five Week Marking Period

Week of 10/10/16 - 10/14/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 10/10
SCHOOL CLOSED - COLUMBUS DAY

Tuesday, 10/11
DUE: SATIRES ESSAY WRITING REFLECTION JOURNAL
Review Parallelism Rules Using Practice Exercises

Wednesday, 10/12
SCHOOL CLOSED - YOM KIPPUR
Thursday, 10/13
Review Parallelism Rules Using Extra Practice Exercises
Brainstorm List of Words to Describe "Earthrise"

Friday, 10/14
**PARALLELISM QUIZ** (MOST LIKELY, BUT COULD BE MONDAY)


Week of 10/17/16 - 10/21/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 10/17
Analyze the Requirements of a Common Core Regents Text Analysis Response
Read "Riders" and Identify the Central Idea

Tuesday, 10/18
DUE: COMPLETE "RIDERS ON THE EARTH TOGETHER" QUESTIONS (front)
Analyze the Use of Various Patterns of Organization to Develop Central Ideas in "Riders"

Wednesday, 10/19
DUE: COMPLETE "RIDERS" PARALLELISM CHART (back)
Analyze the Use of Patterns of Organization in "Riders" to Develop Central Ideas

Thursday, 10/20
DUE: "RIDERS" QUICK WRITE RESPONSE
Analyze the Requirements of the Writing Strategy Quick Write Response
and Contrast with the Requirements of a Text Analysis

Friday, 10/21
DUE: EDITED FIRST "RIDERS" QUICK WRITE RESPONSE #1
Analyze and Evaluate Central Ideas in "Riders"

Week of 10/24/16 - 10/28/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 10/24
Analyze the Use of Writing Strategies (Metaphor, Alliteration & Assonance) in "Riders" to Develop Central Ideas

Tuesday, 10/25
DUE: "RIDERS" QUICK WRITE RESPONSE #2
Analyze the Use of Writing Strategies (Diction, Repetition, Parallelism) to Develop Central Ideas in "Riders"

Wednesday, 10/26
DUE: "RIDERS" QUICK WRITE RESPONSE #3
Analyze the Use of Writing Startegies (Parallelism) to Develop Central Ideas

Thursday, 10/27
Analyze the Use of Writing Strategies to Develop Central Ideas
Friday, 10/28
DUE: READ "ST. LUCY'S" STAGE 1 SECTION
Analyze the Content Requirements and Organizational Options for a Full Text Analysis Response


Week of 10/31/16 - 11/4/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 10/31
Discuss the Organzational Options for a Full Text Analysis
Begin Annotating "St. Lucy's"
Analyze the Basic Structure and Development of Conflicts in Stage 1 of "St. Lucy's"
Tuesday, 11/1
Compare and Contrast the Stage 1 Epigraph & Narrative

Wednesday, 11/2
DUE: COMPLETE READING "ST. LUCY'S" & STAGE 1 QUICK WRITE
Analyze the Use of Conflict & Characters to Develop the Central Idea in Stage 1

Thursday, 11/3
DUE: "RIDERS" TEXT ANALYSIS
Analyze the Use of Writing Strategies to Develop the Central Idea in Stage 1

Friday, 11/4
DUE: ANNOTATE "ST. LUCY'S" STAGE 2
Analyze the Development of the Central Idea Through Conflicts & Characters in Stage 2
Review the Use of Vocabulary and a Paraphrase Requirements in the Stage 2 Quick Write


Week of 11/7/16 - 11/11/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 11/7
DUE: "ST. LUCY'S" STAGE 2 QUICK WRITE & SENTENCE COORDINATION PRACTICE
Review Sentence Coordination Rules Using Given Exercises

Tuesday, 11/8
NO CLASSES - ELECTION DAY
Wednesday, 11/9
DUE: STAGE 3 QUESTIONS & ANNOTATIONS
Analyze Sentence Coordination Quiz Requirments and Preparation Techniques
Analyze the Meaning of & Reaction to "the host culture" in the Stage 3 Epigraph & Narrative
Thursday, 11/10
Review the Requirements of the "St. Lucy's" Mid Unit Assessment Essay
Contrast Mirabella & Jeanette in Stages 2 and 3
Practice Quote Embedding Technique

Friday, 11/11
SCHOOL CLOSED - VETERANS DAY

End of First Quarter Marking Period

Week of 11/14/16 - 11/18/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 11/14
SENTENCE COORDINATION QUIZ

Tuesday, 11/15
Happy Birthday to Me
Conferences 5-8 PM
DUE: REREAD & ANNOTATE STAGE 4 & COMPLETE STAGE 4 QUESTIONS
Practice Quote Embedding

Wednesday, 11/16
Complete "St. Lucy's" Stage 4 Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, 11/17
DUE: STAGE 5 QUESTIONS
Begin Annotating Stage 5

Friday, 11/18
DUE: "ST. LUCY'S MID UNIT ASSESSMENT ESSAY
Continue Stage 5 Annotation


Week of 11/21/16 - 11/25/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 11/21
DUE: ST. LUCY'S STAGE 4 COMPLETED SCAVENGER HUNT & QUICK WRITE
Complete Stage 5 Annotations & Quick Write

Tuesday, 11/22
DUE: STAGE 5 QUICK WRITE
Begin Planning End of Unit Assessment

Wednesday 11/23 - Friday, 11/25
SCHOOL CLOSED - THANKSGIVING RECESS

Week of 11/28/16 - 12/2/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 11/28
Continue Planning "St. Lucy's" End of Unit Assessment

Tuesday, 11/29
"ST. LUCY'S" VOCABULARY QUIZ

Wednesday, 11/30
DUE: 3 FACTS ABOUT RILKE
Complete Planning "St. Lucy's" Mid Unit Assessment
Distribute & Read Rilke's "Letter One" of Letters to a Young Poet

Thursday, 12/1
DUE: "ST. LUCY'S" END OF UNIT ASSESSMENT ESSAY
Share Facts About Rilke
Begin Letters Lesson 1 Questions
Analyze the Impact of Word Choice & Development of Central Ideas

Friday, 12/2
DUE: LETTERS LESSON 1 QUESTIONS & ANNOTATIONS
Analyze the Impact of Word Choice on Development of Central Ideas


Week of 12/5/16 - 12/9/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 12/5
Begin "Letter One" Lesson 1 Quick Write
Begin Lesson 2 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Impact of Writing Strategies on the Development of Central Ideas
Tuesday, 12/6
Continue "Letter One" Lesson 2 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Impact of Writing Strategies on the Development of Central Ideas

Wednesday, 12/7
DUE: "LETTER ONE" LESSON 1 QUICK WRITE & LESSON 2 QUESTIONS & ANNOTATIONS
Continue "Letter One" Lesson 2 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Impact of Writing Strategies on the Development of Central Ideas

Thursday, 12/8
Complete "Letter One" Lesson 2 Questions & Annotations
Begin Lesson 2 Quick Write
Begin "Letter One" Lesson 3 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Impact of Metaphors on the Development of Central Ideas

Friday, 12/9
DUE: LESSON 2 QUICK WRITE & LESSON 3 QUESTIONS
Continue "Letter One" Lesson 3 Questions
Analyze the Impact of Metaphors Strategies on the Development of Central Ideas


Week of 12/12/16 - 12/16/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 12/12
Continue "Letter One" Lesson 3 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Impact of Writing Strategies (Metaphors, Diction & Capitalization) on the Development of Central Ideas

Tuesday, 12/13
Complete "Letter One" Lesson 3 Questions & Annotations
Analyze the Requirments of the Mid Unit Assessment Essay

Wednesday, 12/14
HS Winter Concert
Plan Mid Unit Assessment Essay
Work Independently on "Initiation" Lesson 5

Thursday, 12/15
HS Winter Concert
Plan Mid Unit Assessment Essay
Work Independently on "Initiation" Lesson 5

Friday, 12/16
Plan Mid Unit Assessment Essay
Work Independently on "Inititation" Lesson 5

End of Five Week Marking Period

Week of 12/19/16 - 12/23/16 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 12/19
DUE: LETTERS MID UNIT ASSESSMENT ESSAY and
"INITIATION" LESSON 4 QUESTIONS & QUICK WRITE
Analyze the Use of Diction to Create Mood & Develop Central Ideas
Identify Conflicts and Questions at the Start of the Text

Tuesday, 12/20
DUE: "INITITATION" HW PREP. PARTS "a" and "b"
Analyze the Use of Word Choice to Develop Central Ideas

Wednesday, 12/21
DUE: "INITIATION" HW PREP. PART "c"
Groups Analyze the Use of Characters and Conflicts to Develop Central Ideas by
Completing the "Best of Three" Classroom Activity

Thursday, 12/22
Groups Analyze the Use of Characters & Conflicts to Develop Central Ideas
by Completing the "Best of Three" Classroom Activity

Friday, 12/23
DUE: LESSON 5 "BEST OF THREE" RESPONSES & QUICK WRITE
Begin Lesson 6 Questions
Analyze the Importance of the Man on the Bus


Monday, 12/26/17 - Monday, 1/2/17
SCHOOL CLOSED - WINTER RECESS

Week of 1/3/17 - 1/6/17 click here to return to date chart

Tuesday, 1/3
DUE: TRY "INITIATION" LESSON 6 QUESTIONS
Analyze the Symbolism of Birds in the Text

Wednesday, 1/4
Analyze the Impact of Word Choice on Chronology, Structure & Central Ideas
Analyze Requirements of the End of Unit Assessment

Thursday, 1/5
LETTERS & "INITIATION" VOCABULARY QUIZ
Independently Analyze the Requirements of the End of Unit Assessment and Select Evidence
or Analyze the Requirements of the Midterm Review Handout

Friday, 1/6
Analyze the Impact of Word Choice and Other Writing Strategies on the Development of the Central Idea


Week of 1/9/17 - 1/13/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 1/9
Analyze the Impact of Word Choice on the Development of Central Ideas
Analyze the Requirements for Evidence and Analysis in the End of Unit Assessment Essay
Select Evidence for the Essay

Tuesday, 1/10
Select Evidence for the Essay, Plan & Write the Essay

Wednesday, 1/11
Select Evidence for the Essay, Plan & Write the Essay

Thursday, 1/12
Groups Analyze the Requirments for the Midterm
and Develop Strategies to Study for the Text Analysis Response

Friday, 1/13
Groups Analyze the Requirements for the Midterm  and
Develop Strategies to Study for Essay Structure & Style and Reading Comprehension


Week of 1/16/17 - 1/20/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 1/16
SCHOOL CLOSED - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY
Tuesday, 1/17
DUE: LETTERS & "INITIATION" END OF UNIT ASSESSMENT ESSAY
Continue Analysis of the Midterm Requirements and Strategies for Study

Wednesday, 1/18
Complete Analysis of Midterm Requirements and Strategies for Study

Thursday, 1/19
IN CLASS PORTION OF MIDTERM EXAM - TEXT ANALYSIS
DAY 1

Friday, 1/20
IN CLASS PORTION OF MIDTERM EXAM - TEXT ANALYSIS
DAY 2


Week of 1/23/17 - 1/27/13 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 1/23
Explain Purpose of Seed Texts, Text Dependent Questions and Topic Tracking Tools (TTL)
Begin Reading Animals in Translation pages 1-8
Share & Explore Ideas to Record on Topic Tracking Tool

Tuesday, 1/24
Midterm Exams-No Classes
Wednesday, 1/25
Midterm Exams-No Classes
Thursday, 1/26
Midterm Exams-No Classes
Friday, 1/27
**HONORS ENGLISH 9 MIDTERM**
9:15 - 10:45
Period 1: Room 233    /    Period 4: Room 237
Period 8: Room 239

End of Second Quarter Marking Period

Week of 1/30/17 - 2/3/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 1/30
DUE: READ ANIMALS IN TRANSLATION PAGES 1-8
Share Ideas Recorded on Topic Tracking Tools
Begin Reading Animals in Translation pages 8-16

Tuesday, 1/31
DUE: READ ANIMALS IN TRANSLATION Pages 8-16 & COMPLETE TOPIC TRACKING TOOL
Share & Explore Ideas Recorded on Topic Tracking Tools

Wednesday, 2/1
DUE: READ ANIMALS IN TRANSLATION Pages 16-26 & COMPLETE TOPIC TRACKING TOOL
Share & Explore Ideas Recorded on Topic Tracking Tools 

Thursday, 2/2
Share & Explore Ideas on Topic Tracking Tools
Independently Read Additional Seed Texts

Friday, 2/3
DUE: READ ADDITIONAL SEED TEXTS & COMPLETE TOPIC TRACKING TOOL
Share Ideas on Topic Tracking Tools & Narrow Topics


Week of 2/6/17 - 2/10/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 2/6
DUE: SELECTION OF TWO BROAD TOPICS
Narrow Topics & Create Research Questions

Tuesday, 2/7
Analyze Basic Requirements of the Research Paper
Browse Database Lists & Identify Keywords
Review Midterm Short Answer Questions

Wednesday, 2/8
Research Topics in Library

Thursday, 2/9
SNOW DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED

Friday, 2/10
SNOW DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED


Week of 2/13/17 - 2/17/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 2/13
CLASS MEETS IN COMPUTER LAB
Guidance Naviance Presentation - No Regular English Class

Tuesday, 2/14
Research Topics in Library

Wednesday, 2/15
Research Topics in Library

Thursday, 2/16
Research Topics in Library

Friday, 2/17
DUE: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR 1 SOURCE
Research Topics in Library (Periods 1 and 8)
Read & Annotate Sources in Classroom (Period 4)


Monday, 2/20/17 - Friday, 2/24/17
SCHOOL CLOSED - MID-WINTER RECESS

Week of 2/27/17 - 3/3/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 2/27
Research Topics in Library (Periods 1 and 4)
Read & Annotate Sources in Classroom (Period 8)

Tuesday, 2/28
Read & Annotate Sources

Wednesday, 3/1
Correct Works Cited Entries Using MLA 8th edition Rules

Thursday, 3/2
Correct Works Cited Entries
Read & Annotate Sources

Friday, 3/3
DUE: WORKS CITED ENTRIES
Compose Outline Using Annotations


Week of 3/6/17 - 3/10/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 3/6
Compose Outline Using Annotations

Tuesday, 3/7
Compose Outline Using Annotations

Wednesday, 3/8
Compose Outline Using Annotations

Thursday, 3/9
DUE: OUTLINE
Review Parenthetical Citation Rules

Friday, 3/10


End of Five Week Marking Period

Week of 3/13/17 - 3/17/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 3/13


Tuesday, 3/14


Wednesday, 3/15


Thursday, 3/16


Friday, 3/17



Week of 3/20/17 - 3/24/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 3/20


Tuesday, 3/21


Wednesday, 3/22


Thursday, 3/23


Friday, 3/24
HS Musical 7:30 PM

Week of 3/27/17 - 3/31/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 3/27


Tuesday, 3/28


Wednesday, 3/29


Thursday, 3/30


Friday, 3/31



Week of 4/3/17 - 4/7/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 4/3


Tuesday, 4/4


Wednesday, 4/5


Thursday, 4/6


Friday, 4/7



End of Third Quarter Marking Period

Monday, 4/10/17 - Friday, 4/14/17
SCHOOL CLOSED - SPRING RECESS

Week of 4/17/17 - 4/21/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 4/17


Tuesday, 4/18


Wednesday, 4/19


Thursday, 4/20


Friday, 4/21



Week of 4/24/17 - 4/28/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 4/24


Tuesday, 4/25


Wednesday, 4/26


Thursday, 4/27


Friday, 4/28



Week of 5/1/17 - 5/5/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 5/1


Tuesday, 5/2


Wednesday, 5/3


Thursday, 5/4


Friday, 5/5



Week of 5/8/17 - 5/12/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 5/8


Tuesday, 5/9


Wednesday, 5/10


Thursday, 5/11


Friday, 5/12



Week of 5/15/17 - 5/19/17 click here to return to date chart
Monday, 5/15
SPRING CONCERT


Tuesday, 5/16


Wednesday, 5/17


Thursday, 5/18


Friday, 5/19



End of Five Week Marking Period

Week of 5/22/17 - 5/26/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 5/22


Tuesday, 5/23
SPRING CONCERT


Wednesday, 5/24


Thursday, 5/25


Friday, 5/26
Contingent Snow Day 2-used on 2/9



Week of 5/29/17 - 6/2/17 click here to return to date chart

Monday, 5/29
SCHOOL CLOSED - MEMORIAL DAY


Tuesday, 5/30
Contingent Snow Day 1-used on 2/10


Wednesday, 5/31


Thursday, 6/1


Friday, 6/2



Week of 6/5/17 - 6/9/17 click here to return to date chart
Monday, 6/5


Tuesday, 6/6


Wednesday, 6/7


Thursday, 6/8


Friday, 6/9



Week of 6/12/17 - 6/16/17 click here to return to date chart
Monday, 6/12-Last Day of Regular Classes


Remember to get your materials and complete
your summer reading assignments based on next year's placement.

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