English 2 Honors: Schedule and Assignments

Thursday, April 5
Reading check! J
Literature: with your literature circle group, review the reading quiz and complete your literature circle activities

H.W. Start working on the outline for your literary analysis essays.

Friday, April 6
Literature: complete any discussion necessary

Writing: work on outlines

H.W. Work on outlines. Outlines are due Monday, April 9. Also, complete review activities for vocabulary units #10-12: Vocab for Comprehension pp. 156-7 and Two-Word Completions p. 158.

Monday, April 9

Writing: conference re: outlines/plans
Vocabulary: review activities (unit test Wed.)
Close Reading: read the excerpt and follow the guidelines in “First Reading: First Impressions” pp. 2-4. When you have finished, complete the “Check Your Understanding” activity on the top of p. 5. Then complete the “Check Your Understanding” activity on the bottom of p. 5. Note: for #1, complete the annotation on your own.

 H.W. Complete any reading and both “Check Your Understanding” activities if not completed in class.
 

Tuesday, April 10
Writing: conference re: outlines/plans
Close Reading: complete “Third-Reading: Text-Dependent Questioning” pp. 6-8. You must answer all of the Key Ideas and Details questions in the margin and highlight text that supports your answer. Complete the “Check Your Understanding” activity p. 8. Also, complete the SMELL activity on pp. 9-10.

H.W. Complete ALL activities from the Close Reading packet for tomorrow. Also, study for tomorrow’s vocabulary unit test #10-12. 

Wednesday, April 11
Vocabulary: unit test #10-12
Writing: conference re: outlines/plans
Writing: work on first drafts

 H.W. Please complete your first drafts. First drafts are due tomorrow. You may put your name on your first drafts.

Thursday, April 12
Writing: peer edit first drafts 

H.W. Work on final drafts. Final drafts are due Monday, April 16.

Friday, April 13
Writing: work on final drafts

H.W. Complete final drafts. Final drafts are due Monday, April 16. Please remember that you must turn in your outline/plan AND your first draft on Monday. Any final drafts missing these documents will NOT be accepted until all documents are present.

Monday, April 16

Writing: turn in final drafts
FSA: review test portal, room assignments, and procedures for tomorrow
Literature: complete 1920’s Webquest and then discuss background for The Great Gatsby and F. Scott Fitzgerald

H.W. No homework. Please report directly to your testing locations beginning 1st period tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 17

FSA ELA Testing, periods 1-2: Please report directly to your testing location.
H.W. No homework. Please report directly to your testing locations beginning 1st period tomorrow.

 Wednesday, April 18
FSA ELA Testing, periods 1-2

 H.W. No homework.

Thursday, April 19
Literature: review of background of Gatsby and Fitzgerald, and then begin reading chapter 1 in class

H.W. Read chapter 1, pp. 1-21 and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check. 
 

Friday, April 20
Reading check!
Literature: group review of reading check and then respond to your group’s discussion question. Be prepared to share your answer with the class.

 H.W. Read chapter 2, pp. 23-38 for Monday, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check. Also, please complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #13: Choosing the Right Word and Syn./Ant.

 Monday, April 23
Reading check!
Vocabulary: review activities for unit #13
Literature: group review of reading check and then respond to your group’s discussion question. Also, prepare for tomorrow’s first official meeting of your literature circle group. Make sure all group members know their roles and are prepared to participate. Finally, make sure you have your First Reader’s Response Journal for tomorrow.

 H.W. Read chapter 3, pp. 39-59, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check. Also, prepare for your role AND complete your First Reader’s Response Journal. Lastly, please complete the following vocabulary activities for unit #13: Completing the Sentences and Vocab in Context.

 Tuesday, April 24
Reading check!
Vocabulary: review activities for unit #13 (quiz tomorrow)
Literature: group review of reading check and then conduct your first official literature circle discussions

 H.W. Read chapter 4, pp. 61-80, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check. Also, please study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz for unit #13.

 Wednesday, April 25
Reading check!
Vocabulary quiz unit #13
Literature: group review of reading check and then respond to your group’s discussion question.

 H.W. No homework due tomorrow. Please read chapter 5, pp. 81-96, and answer questions on the study guide. This work will be due Friday, April 27. Also, please be prepared for a reading check.

 Thursday, April 26: Mrs. Light will be absent today!
In The Great Gatsby, read chapter 5 and complete study guide questions.
Vocabulary: complete ALL activities for unit #14: Choosing the Right Word, Syn/Ant, Completing the Sentences and Vocab in Context.

 H.W. Complete any reading of Gatsby now completed in class. Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow. Also, please complete ALL activities for vocabulary unit #14. (NOTE: Quiz will be Thursday, May 3.)

 Friday, April 27
Reading check!
Literature: group review of reading check and then respond to your group’s discussion questions. Additionally, confirm everyone’s roles for the second official literature circle discussion meeting on Monday, April 30.

 H.W. Read chapter 6, pp. 97-111, and answer questions on the study guide. Also, prepare your role and your Second Reader’s Response Journal for Monday, April 30. (Remember, no vocabulary is due Monday because you have already completed all of the activities for unit #14.)

 Monday, April 30
Reading check!
Literature: group review of reading check and then conduct your second official literature circle meeting.

 H.W. No homework due tomorrow. Please start reading chapter 7, pp. 113-145, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check on Wednesday, May 2.

 Tuesday, May 1
Literature: in class reading of The Great Gatsby, chapter 7, pp. 113-145. Also, please answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a quiz tomorrow.

 H.W. Finish your reading of Gatsby, chapter 7, pp. 113-145. Answer all questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check tomorrow.

 Wednesday, May 2
Reading check!
Vocabulary: review activities for unit #14 (quiz tomorrow)
Literature: group review of reading check and then answer your group’s discussion question. Additionally, confirm everyone’s roles for tomorrow third official meeting of your literature circle group. Lastly, remember to create your Third Reader’s Response Journal for tomorrow.

 H.W. No additional reading. Please prepare your role for tomorrow’s literature circle meeting and create your Third Reader’s Response Journal. Also, study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz unit #14.

 Thursday, May 3
Vocabulary quiz unit #14
Literature: conduct your third official literature circle meeting

 H.W. Read chapter 8, pp. 147-162, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check.

 Friday, May 4
Reading check!
Literature: group review of reading quiz and then answer your group’s discussion question. Additionally, confirm everyone’s roles for Monday’s fourth and final official meeting of your literature circle group. Lastly, remember to create your Fourth and Final Reader’s Response Journal for Monday.

 H.W. Read chapter 9, pp. 163-180, and answer questions on the study guide. Be prepared for a reading check. Also, prepare your role for Monday’s final official literature circle meeting. Lastly, create your Fourth Reader’s Response Journal. Please note: There is no vocabulary homework due Monday.

 Monday, May 7
Reading check!
Literature: group review of reading check, and then conduct your final literature circle meeting.
Vocabulary: complete the following activities for vocabulary unit #15: Choosing the Right Word and Syn/Ant.

 H.W. Complete vocabulary activities for unit #15: Choosing the Right Word and Syn/Ant.

 Tuesday, May 8
Vocabulary: complete remaining activities for unit #15 and then review all for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz
Writing: complete writing assignment for The Great Gatsby 

H.W. Study for tomorrow’s vocabulary quiz unit #15. Also, finish your writing assignment for The Great Gatsby.

 Wednesday, May 9
Vocabulary quiz unit #15
Turn in writing assignment for The Great Gatsby
Begin review for final exam!

 
H.W. Continue working on the review for the final exam!