English 2 Honors: Schedule and Assignments

Monday, November 12

Vocabulary: review activities

Literature: Socratic Seminar 

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 16-17, pp. 65-79, and answer questions on the study guide. Please be prepared for a reading check! Also, complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #7: Completing the Sentences and Vocab in Context.

Tuesday, November 13

Reading quiz!

Vocabulary: review activities

Literature: with your literature group, review the reading check, and start reading chapters 18-19, pp. 79-95 

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 18-19, pp. 79-95 and answer questions on the study guide. Please be prepared for a reading check!  Also, study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz #7.  

Wednesday, November 14

Reading quiz!

Vocabulary quiz unit #7

Literature: with your group, review the reading quiz, and start reading chapters 20-21, pp. 95-109 

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 20-21, pp. 95-109 and answer questions on the study guide. Please be prepared for a reading check!  

Thursday, November 15

Reading quiz!

Literature: with your group, review the reading quiz and confirm the literature circle roles for tomorrow’s next discussion. Then start reading chapters 22-23, pp. 109-118. 

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 22-23, pp. 109-118 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz! Also remember that tomorrow reader’s response journal #2 is due. Also, you MUST prepare your role for tomorrow’s literature circle discussion.

Friday, November 16

Reading quiz!

Literature: with your group, review the quiz and then conduct your literature circle discussion according to the instructions.  

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 24-26, pp. 118-135 and answer questions on the study guide. Please be prepared for a reading quiz.  

Monday, November 19

Reading quiz!

Literature: with your group, review the quiz. Then, start reading chapters 27-31, pp. 135-164 and answer questions on the study guide. This work will be due AFTER Thanksgiving break.

H.W. Continue reading Huck Finn, chapters 27-31, pp. 135-164 and answering questions on the study guide.

Tuesday, November 20

Literature: in Huck Finn, read chapters 27-31, pp. 135-164 and answer questions on the study guide.

H.W. Finish your reading of chapters 27-31 and complete corresponding questions from the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz on Monday, November 26. Also, complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #8: Choosing the Right Word and Syn/Ant.

Wednesday, November 21-Sunday, November 25: Thanksgiving Break!!

Monday, November 26

Reading quiz!

Vocabulary: review activities

Literature: in your groups, review quiz for chapters 27-31.

Literature: complete the questions for chapters 16-31 in the packet in preparation for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar. Also, create THREE original critical thinking questions.

H.W.  In preparation for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar, please complete the questions for chapters 16-31 in the packet. And create THREE original critical thinking questions. Also, please complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #8: Completing the Sentences and Vocab in Context.

Tuesday, November 27

Vocabulary: review activities

Literature: Socratic Seminar

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 32-33, pp. 165-175 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz. Also, study for tomorrow’s quiz on vocabulary unit #8.

Wednesday, November 28

Reading quiz!

Vocabulary quiz!

Literature: with your group, review the reading quiz. Then, start reading chapters 34-35, pp. 175-185 and answer questions on the study guide.

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 34-35, pp. 175-185 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz.

Thursday, November 29

Reading quiz!

Literature: with your group, review the reading quiz and confirm roles for tomorrow’s literature circle discussion. Then, start reading chapters 36-37, pp. 185-194 and answer questions on the study guide.  

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 36-37, pp. 185-194 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz on Monday, Dec. 3. Also, don’t forget that your 3rd reader’s response journal is due Monday. Also, you MUST prepare your role for Monday’s literature circle discussion.  

Friday, November 30: Mrs. Light will be out today.

Literature: In Huck Finn, please read chapters 38-40, pp. 194-208 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz on Monday on chapters 36-40. Also, complete your THIRD reader’s response journal. Your reader’s response journal is due Monday. Also, prepare your role for Monday’s literature circle discussion.

Vocabulary: please complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #9: Choosing the Right Word and Syn/Ant. 

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 38-40, pp. 194-208 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz on chapters 36-40 on Monday. Also, please complete your THIRD reader’s response journal. Print your journal and bring it to class with you on Monday. Also, prepare your role for Monday’s literature circle discussion. Also, please complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #9: Choosing the Right Word and Syn/Ant.  

Monday, December 3

Reading quiz on chapters 36-40!

Vocabulary: review activities

Literature: conduct your literature circle discussion. Then, start chapters 41-Chapter the Last, pp. 208-220 and answer questions on the study guide.  

H.W. In Huck Finn, please read chapters 41-Chapter the Last, pp. 208-220 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading quiz. Also, please complete the following vocabulary activities for unit #9: Completing the Sentences and Vocab in Context.

Tuesday, December 4

Reading quiz!

Vocabulary: review activities (quiz tomorrow)

Literature: with your group, review the reading quiz.

Literature: complete the questions for the remaining chapters of the novel in your packet in preparation for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar. Also, create THREE original critical thinking questions.

H.W. Complete the questions in the packet for the remaining chapters of Huck Finn. Also create THREE critical thinking questions in preparation for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar. Also, study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz unit #9.

Wednesday, December 5

Vocabulary quiz unit #9

Literature: Socratic Seminar

H.W. Work on your outline for the Huck Finn essay.  

Thursday, December 6

Writing: work on outlines

H.W. Outlines are due tomorrow.

Friday, December 7

Writing: conference with Mrs. Light re: outlines

Writing: informal writing assignment for Huck Finn: Respond to Novel. Please complete and turn in before the end of the class period.  

H.W. No homework.