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.

8/29 Welcome to Another Year!

Hello ninth graders and brand new Yellow Jackets.  I am excited to have you in my class this year, and you should be excited as well.  We have a lot to do and a lot to learn.

Please know that my expectations are high because I know you can meet them.  My goal is to help you realize your potential and benefit your future self.  More on that later.

I look forward to getting to know you all this year!

5/29-6/1 English 2 Agenda

5/29

Research and work on source notes – Google Classroom

5/30

Research and work on source notes – Google Classroom

5/31

Pro Con Chart Overview and Assignment – Due by midnight

Google Classroom

6/1

Resume resource notes – Due Monday at midnight – Google Classroom

 

Remember:

One Website and verify trustworthy with CRAAP Test checklist

Two Database (Gale) ohslmc.com

One book

One of your choice

The magic number is FIVE…five total source notes, five evidence points per source note, five corresponding commentaries.

Rock like a hurricane!

 

5/29-6/1

5/29

What roles do you think we need?

How can we consolidate these?

How many roles are there in Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit in terms of thespians?

How can we consolidate the thespian roles to make this play feasible?

Sign ups for each role (behind the scenes and on stage).

5/30

Vote for different roles using Google Forms.

Get into newly assigned groups and choose specific roles and characters.

 

Director

Ashtin

Kaileigh (Stage)

 

Stage crew/Design

Sireena

Angie

Cassie

 

Makeup/Costume

Brianna

Paola

Erika

 

Sound/Lighting

Armando

Andy

5/31

Auditions! Vote for character roles.  Fill in blanks.

Assign final project.

cast list

6/1

Work on final projects

5/29-6/1 English 1

5/29

Read Act 1 Scenes 1 through 2

5/30

What do you think the word “oxymoron” means?  Write a definition.

Oxymoron:

 noun

a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (e.g., faith unfaithful kept him falsely true).

Read Scene 3; Write a paragraph describing what, beyond the obvious, this scene is about.

5/31

How hard is it to keep a secret? Are there circumstances when you think you should break a promise about keeping a secret?

Select play groups and two scenes.  Requirements:

1 Sounds rehearsed

2 Actually acting – meaning is clear (No Fear Shakespeare)

3 We can all hear you

4 Costumes

6/1

What is your opinion of “love at first sight?”  Explain.

 

Read through the rest of Act 1

https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/shak15.ela.lit.meeting/love-at-first-sonnet-romeo-and-juliet-meet/?#.WxHE8Egvy1t

5/29-6/1 English 9RCP

5/29

Read Act 1 Scenes 1 and 2

5/30

What do you think the word “oxymoron” means?  Write a definition.

Oxymoron:

 noun

a figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (e.g., faith unfaithful kept him falsely true).

Read Act 3; Write Evidence paragraph:

How much control over your life do you have? Two examples of things you control or do not.

Thesis (create)

2 pieces of evidence from your life – commentary

5/31

Poetry Slam

6/1

How hard is it to keep a secret? Are there circumstances when you think you should break a promise about keeping a secret?

What is your opinion of “love at first sight?”  Explain.

Select play groups and two scenes.  Requirements:

1 Sounds rehearsed

2 Actually acting – meaning is clear (No Fear Shakespeare)

3 We can all hear you

4 Costumes

Read through Act 1 Scene 4

5/21-5/25 Drama Agenda

5/21

Watch Creature Shop: Heads Up and Answer corresponding questions on the worksheet.  Puppetry fun!

5/22

Present RANTS

5/23

Finish Rants and watch Simpsons 09 14 episode with corresponding VOICE questions analyzing sounds effects, music, and character voices.

5/24

Go through 5 choices of plays in small groups, rotate one play at time.  Vote on play.

Play decision: LAW AND ORDER: FAIRY TALE UNIT

5/25

Who is doing what in the play!?!

Brainstorm what roles are NEEDED and then Read selected scenes in small groups.

5/21-5/25 English 2 Agenda

5/21

Complete Essay

5/22 AND 5/23

Lord of the Flies Movie/Functional Skills Basketball Game

Write down ten substantial differences between the movie and the novel

5/24

Go over research project assignment.  Have students annotate assignment and ask questions.  Present students with topic choices and permission form.  All forms located on Google Classroom.

5/25

Teach students how to use GALE research system.  Have students research their own chosen topics.  Go over research and source notes briefly.  All located on Google Classroom.