9/10/18 English 9RCP Agenda

9/10/18 – Jigsaw Vocabulary
Please get into your groups that your formed Friday and have out your notebooks.
Page 6 in your table of contents will be titled: “The Most Dangerous Game” Vocabulary
Please set up page six in your notebook.

Step one: Look up a word’s definition and write it down.
Step two: Write down a sentence using that word.

1. dread
2. dank
3. palpable
4. cannibal
5. tangible
6. mystify
7. recede
8. doggedly
9. extremity
10. vitality
11. flounder
12. lacerate
13. bleak
14. palatial
15. chateau
16. bluff
17. menacing
18. cultivated
19. aristocrat
20. medieval
21. feudal
22. refectory
23. ardent
24. cavalry
25. debacle
26. imprudent
27. surmount
28. bewilderment
29. grisly
30. Puritan
31. scruples
32. barbarous
33. elude
34. invariably
35. braggart
36. grotesque
37. stealthy
38. sallow
39. solicitous
40. ennui
41. thicket
42. venerable
43. futile
44. intricate
45. zealous
46. apprehensive
47. tapestry
48. pungent
49. uncanny
50. precariously
51. protruding
52. placid
53. cower

9/10/18 Agenda

Continue Literary Devices Notes

Here is the powerpoint we used in class:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQZlnPv9syifWDbEAXiSCb7GV1w4CfWHjcuyyV6OUg0CRFhryVGlQIDOQidzY5pjwOEGfpzoyakMUaG/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000

9/6-9/7 English 1 Agenda

9/6/2018

Please take out your notebooks.  Open to the table of contents.  Date and write page 3 in column one.  Write the title: Writing Warm Up in the second column.

Next, turn to page 3.  Label it page 3 in the upper right hand corner.  Write the title on the top line.  Write the prompt below that.

Prompt:

Write a thank you note to a friend who gave you onion and garlic-flavored chewing gum.  Minimum of four sentences.

Begin taking notes on literary definitions and traits from power point.

9/7/18 Agenda

Continue taking notes on Characterization and Irony.

9/6-9/7 English 9RCP Agenda

9/6/2018

Please take out your notebooks.  Open to the table of contents.  Date and write page 3 in column one.  Write the title: Writing Warm Up in the second column.

Next, turn to page 3.  Label it page 3 in the upper right hand corner.  Write the title on the top line.  Write the prompt below that.

Prompt:

Write a thank you note to a friend who gave you onion and garlic-flavored chewing gum.  Minimum of four sentences.

Go over basic elements of a plot by having students write down the plot mountain and definitions, and then applying to the short story read yesterday.

 

9/7 Before Reading Warm Up – Page 5 in notebook (10 minutes)

True or False?  Why do you feel that way? Write down your well thought out reasons for why each option is true or false, in complete sentences.

  1. ___ Hunting is a sport.
  1. ___ Animals have no feelings.
  2. ___ Hunting is evil.
  3. ___ Hunting is unfair.
  4. ___ Animals have emotions.
  5. ___ Strength is more important than intelligence.
  6. ___ Bringing a gun to a knife fight is fair.

Share in groups.

Discuss as a class.

Vocabulary jigsaw on Monday.

Agendas 8/29-9/5 English 9RCP and English 1

8/29/18 Agenda

Welcome to your first year at Oxnard High School.

Today we will review the syllabus by using an annotation technique that we will utilize all year.  After, I will answer any questions and clarify.

 

8/30/18

Good afternoon!  You are in PERIOD 6!

Please take a seat and have a pen out.  Please be prepared for class BEFORE the bell rings.  You will need every second you can get.

Core Standard: Demonstrate your command of English grammar through writing or speaking

Give it your best try!  It isn’t your fault if you do not know how to do something.

Please place the diagnostic below this screen when you have completed it to THE BEST of your ability.

At this point you may work on something else and use your phone silently.

8/31/18

Today you need NOTHING on your desk.

Task One:

  1.     Sit in birthday order so that the person with the birthday closest to January 1 sits in Seat 1. The year you were born doesn’t matter. Don’t skip seats.
  2.           When everyone is seated, the student in Seat 5 will raise his or her hand and report that the class is ready

TASK TWO:

  1.             Sort yourselves into groups by the color of your shoe sole.
  2.             Next, each group forms two subgroups: students with curly hair and those with straight hair. You have curly or straight hair if you think you do.
  3.             Each sub-group finds enough chairs and sit in order from the person with the shortest hair to the person with the longest hair.

TASK THREE:

1)    Complete this challenge in complete silence: Remain silent for the entire activity. Do not talk or whisper after you enter the room.

 

2) In the room, line up in order of color of shirt, starting with the darkest color and moving to the lightest.

 

3) Then take your seats in order with the darkest color shirt in Seat 1.

 

4) Do not skip seats.

 

5) When the class is seated, the student in Seat 21 raises his or her hand, and when called on reports that the class is ready.

Please take one bowl per person.  The task is that you put the worm through the lifesaver gummy without touching the gummies with your hands.  You may only use the paperclips provided.

Fill as many boxes on the Bingo as you can.  Do not reuse a person.

9/4/18 Agenda

Good afternoon!  Please have your desk cleared and be ready to work.

Items of importance:

Beginning TOMORROW your syllabus should be ANNOTATED and signed.

You MUST have a notebook for this class and a pen that is blue or black.  I will randomly collect your notebooks throughout the year and grade them.

Today, we are going to talk about PRIDE and Professional Courtesy.

I will number you off into groups and you will work with those groups as instructed.  Listen carefully.

  1.                        Each group will have one and a half minutes to be at each station.
  2.                        You will write a word your group associates with the headlined word on the board.

9/5/18

Please take a seat anywhere and have your syllabus, notebook, and pen out.

Flip past your pride work, and go to the next blank page.  Label that page TABLE OF CONTENTS. Go to a whole new page, not the back of the last page.