English

Spring 2013

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January
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Meet Borger, the new teacher

Syllabus

Student-name flash cards

Set up student folders

Set up student attendance cards

ALL CLASSES: Turn in signed syllabus sheet by Tuesday 01/15/2013 for homework credit

Lang Arts I: Imaginary Show & Tell for Monday - do not bring items with you to school on Monday (it's called IMAGINARY show & tell), but look around your home and think about what 2-3 things are most representative of who you are in the world.  Be ready to write & talk about those things in detail on Monday.

Lit/Lang III & IV: Letter to Borger due on Monday 01/14/13

 

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Lang Arts I:
Imaginary Show & Tell in-class writing assignment.  Follow Weekly Journal  guidelines.

Homework Due:
Lit/Lang III & IV:
Letter to Borger.  No letter = complete assignment accountability & submit letter tomorrow for 1/2 credit.

Lit/Lang III & IV: In-class writing assignment: best teacher / best class.  Follow Weekly Journal  guidelines.

Lit/Lang III & IV: Perception activity
 

Homework Credit / Participation Grades

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Homework Due - All Classes: Signed syllabus sheet.  Worth homework points.  No sheet = complete assignment accountability & submit signed sheet tomorrow for 1/2 credit.

Lang Arts I: Aesop's fables & in-class writing: Favorite children's story

Lit/Lang III: Answers for perception questions

Lit/Lang IV: Answers for perception questions

Late Homework: Letters of Introduction will be accepted for 1/2 credit. Late letters not accepted beyond today (unless you've got an excused absence)

1st hour = Reading Across the Curriculum (RAC)

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Late Homework: Signed syllabus sheet will be accepted for 1/2 credit today.

Lang Arts I: Think-Link Testing & 2 truths & 1 lie (1st); fable image creation (7th)

Lit/Lang III: In-class writing, teach the teacher; perceptions; letters & lies

Lit/Lang IV: In-class writing, teach the teacher; perceptions; letters & lies

 

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Lang Arts I: In-class writing, leadership; finish fable images

Lit/Lang III: FINALLY meet Lennie & George in Of Mice & Men (OMAM); in-class writing, friendship.

Lit/Lang IV: In-class writing, stereotypes; prep for misperception essay (first middle grade - due next week)

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Lang Arts I: Vocab for Animal Farm

Lit/Lang III: Mini-quiz - what we've learned this week; continue with OMAM - read through page 65 by Tuesday. Quiz Tues over 1-65.

Lit/Lang IV: Mini-quiz - what we've learned this week; draft for misperception essay

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NO SCHOOL: Martin Luther King Day
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Lang Arts I: Start reading Animal Farm

Lit/Lang III: Quiz over OMAM pages 1-65.

Lit/Lang IV: Revise drafts of misperception essay - final copy due Friday 01/25.

 

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Lit/Lang IV: Final draft of misperception essay due (attach first draft with final)
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February

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SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: 11:30 am dismissal

Mid-Quarter
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NO SCHOOL: Presidents' Day
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Parent/Teacher Conferences:
2 pm Dismissal
3 pm - 7 pm Conferences
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Parent/Teacher Conferences:
8am - 12 pm Conferences
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March

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End of 3rd Quarter

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Early Dismissal: 2 pm
Spring Break Begins
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SPRING BREAK
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SPRING BREAK

April

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SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT: 11:30 am Dismissal

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PSAE
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PSAE
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May

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NO SCHOOL: Memorial Day
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Teacher Institute Day
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LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
 

End of 4th Quarter

 
         

Last Updated: January 17, 8:45 pm