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    English 11 English 11
     
    Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - Introduction to the class; parent letters; meeting with Mrs. Hite
     
     
    Friday, September 9, 2016 - Signed parent letters due; Book Reports; library time for books

    Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - Star Testing; review Part 3 of the Regents exam for the book report; model of Part 3; begin Shakespearean scavenger hunt if time
    Homework - Begin reading your independent reading assignment book
     
    Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Shakespearean scavenger hunt; begin sonnet exploration
    Homework - Book titles are due next class for your independent reading assignment  
     
    Monday, September 19, 2016 - continue with sonnet; begin Hamlet 
      
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - finish sonnet; begin reading Hamlet
    Homework - Read your independent reading book
     
    Friday, September 23, 2016 - Continue Hamlet
     
     
     
    To Be Announced: 
     
    Monday, September 28 & Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - Continue Hamlet; Hamlet vocabulary Act I (due on Act I quiz day) 
    Homework - TED essay due next class; continue reading your books
     
     
    Wednesday, September 30 & Thursday, October 1, 2015 - Continue Act I; Thursday - spelling vocab quiz 1
    Homework - continue reading books
     
    Friday, October 2 & Monday, October 5, 2015 - Spelling vocab quiz 1 Friday; Act I review and quiz; Act I vocabulary due; begin Act II 
    Homework - Keep reading those books!
     
    Tuesday, October 6 & Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - Spelling Vocabulary #2 given; Continue Act II; Hamlet's letter to Ophelia (two paragraphs)
     
    Thursday, October 8 & Friday, October 9, 2015 - Finish Act II; Act II vocabulary
    Homework - Quiz Act II next class
     
    Enjoy your Columbus Day weekend! 
     
    Tuesday, October 13 & Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - Review and Quiz Act II; begin Act III; PSAT given October 14
     
    Thursday, October 15 & Friday, October 16, 2015 - Continue Act III; Act III Vocabulary; Spelling Vocabulary quiz #2
    Homework -  Read those books! Your reports are due soon
     
    Monday, October 19 & Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - Continue Act III; new spelling words given
     
    Wednesday, October 21 & Thursday, October 22, 2015 - Hopefully finish Act III; Act III vocabulary
     
    Friday, October 23 & Monday, October 26, 2015 - Act III quiz and begin Act IV 
      
    Tuesday, October 27 - Thursday, October 29, 2015 - Work on Act IV with Miss Nichols - BOOK REPORTS DUE OCTOBER 28 & 29
     
    Friday, October 30, 2015 - no school for parent teacher conferences 
     
    Monday, November 2 & Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - Review Act IV and continue with it
     
    Wednesday, November 4 - Friday, November 6, 2015 -  Continue Act IV & finish by Friday in both classes; spelling/vocabulary #3 Thursday and Friday
     
    Monday, November 9 & Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - Vocabulary #5 given; review Act IV; Act IV quiz & vocabulary due
     
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - Veterans' Day - Thank a veteran! 
     
    Thursday, November 12 & Friday, November 13, 2015 - continue viewing Hamlet
     
    Monday, November 16 & Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - continue viewing Hamlet
     
    Wednesday, November 18 & Thursday, November 19, 2015 - hopefully finish the movie today
     
    Friday, November 20 - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - review for final; Create review games for Hamlet 
     
     
    Happy Thanksgiving!
     
     
     
    Monday, November 30 & Tuesday, December 1, 2015  - Play review games; new spelling/vocabulary given
     
    Wednesday, December 2 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - Hamlet final exam - the essay will be take home, but you will be given two class periods to work on it
     
    Wednesday, December 9 & Thursday, December 10, 2015 - Hamlet essays due; new spelling #5 given; begin Tuesdays with Morrie; introduction and discussion; vocabulary 1-47
    Homework - Read pages 1-29; vocabulary due
     
     
    Friday, December 11 & Monday, December 14, 2015 - Mentor letter; Poetry and Speed dating
    Homework - Read pages 30-59
     
    Tuesday, December 15 & Wednesday, December 16, 2015 -  Quiz pages 1-59; Mitch Albom; vocabulary 48-99
    Homework - Read pages 60-99; vocabulary due 
     
    Thursday, December 17 & Friday, December 18, 2015 -  Quiz Pages 60-99; begin movie
    Homework - Read pages 100-121
     
     
    Monday, December 21 & Tuesday, December 22, 2015 -   Vocabulary 100-159; movie; quiz pages 100-121; holiday gathering and bad gift exchange
    Homework - Read pages 122-140 
     
    Happy Holidays to you and your families!   
     Wednesday, December 23 & Monday, January 4, 2016 -  Quiz pages 122-140; movie
    Homework - Read pages 141-159 
     
    Tuesday, January 5 & Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - Quiz pages 141-159
    Homework - Read pages 160-end
     
    Thursday, January 7 & Friday, January 8, 2016 - In-class final exam (essay only); Students will receive Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - this needs to be read by February 3 (approximately 3 pages a day) 
     
     
    Monday, January 11 & Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - Morrie final essay due; finish the movie for Tuesdays with Morrie; begin Regents preparation 
     
    Wednesday, January 13 - Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - Regents preparation - argument essays will be assigned; short responses will be assigned; multiple choice will be assigned - to be announced in class 
     
    Monday, February 1 - Monday, February 8 - In-class work on poetry project; Maggie needs to be read by February 8!! Method Test Prep Take 2 quiz needs to be completed by the end of the week (Under New SAT tab); Work on Maggie vocabulary packets as well; Maggie blog posts are due by February 24 & 25!!
     
    Monday, February 8 - 23 - Maggie group projects are due February 24 & 25 for presentations 
     
     
    For To Kill A Mockingbird, students will have a choice of two projects: a personal response journal or a video project. These will be due on April 19 and 20. 
     There are two versions of this book. In parentheses next to the assigned pages are the assigned pages if you have one of the bigger, newer, or paperback books.
     
    Wednesday, February 24 & Thursday, February 25, 2016 - Introduction for To Kill A Mockingbird
     
     
    Friday, February 26 and Monday, February 29, 2016- "On the Subway" poem emulation; video projects and personal response journals assigned
    Homework - Read pages 3-18 (3-24); poems due Thursday and Friday
     
    Tuesday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 2, 2016- Vocabulary #1; 1930's projects given;  research time
    Homework - Read pages 19-32 (25-42); vocabulary Chs. 1-3 due next class; quiz on Chapters 1-3 next class
     
    Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4, 2016- Quiz on Chapters 1-3; vocabulary Chs, 4-7 given; research time
    Homework - Read pages 32-47 (43-63)
     
    Monday, March 7 and Tuesday, March 8, 2016-  Discussion; character sketch; research time
    Homework - Read pages 48-63 (64-84), Quiz on Chapters 4-7 next class & vocabulary Chs. 4-7 due
     
    Wednesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 10, 2016 - Quiz on Chapters 4-7; research
    Homework - Read pages 63-76 (82-101)
     
    Friday, March 11 and Monday, March 14, 2016- Vocabulary Chs. 8-9; 
    Homework - Read pages 77-89 (101-117); Quiz on Chapters 8-9 next class & vocabulary Chs. 8-9 due
     
    Tuesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 16, 2016- Quiz on Chapters 8-9; Vocabulary Chs. 10-11 given
    Homework - Read pages 89-112 (118-149), vocabulary #5; Quiz on chapters 10-11 next class & vocabulary due
     
    Thursday, March 17 and Friday, March 18, 2016- Quiz on Chapters 10-11; last day for research
     Homework - Read pages 115-130 (154-173); presentations start next class
     
     Happy Spring Break!! Enjoy yourselves!
     
     Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29, 2016-Presentations; vocabulary Chs. 12-14 given
    Presenting Monday: Carley & Mike
    Presenting Tuesday: Nick & Liz
    Homework - Read pages 131-144 (173-192); Quiz on chapters 12-14 next class
     
    Wednesday, March 30 and Thursday, March 31, 2016-  Presentations; Quiz on Chapters 12-14
    Presenting Wednesday: Chris C & Jaclin
    Presenting Thursday: Max & Simon
    Homework - Read pages 144-160 (193-213)
     
    Friday, April 1 and Monday, April 4, 2016- Presentations; vocabulary Chs. 15-17
    Presenting Friday: Elena & Madisan
    Presenting Monday: Kaleigh & Rylee
    Homework - Read pages 161-178 (213-238); Quiz on Chapters 15-17 next class & vocabulary due
     
    Tuesday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 6, 2016-  Presentations; Quiz on chapters 15-17
    Presenting Tuesday: Kerrigan & Chris H.
    Presenting Wednesday: Anna & Amaya
    Homework - Read pages 178-195 (239-260);
     
    Thursday, April 7 and Friday, April 8, 2016-  Presentations; Vocabulary Chs. 18-21
    Presenting Thursday: Ally & Drew 
    Presenting Friday: Josh & Zach & Bailey
    Homework - Read pages 196-211 (260-283); Quiz on Chapters 18-21 next class & vocabulary due
     
    Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12, 2016- Quiz on Chapters 18-21; Presentations
    Presenting Monday: Hunter & Cheyenne
    Presenting Tuesday: Madison & Brittany
    Homework - Read pages 212-241 (284-323)
     
    Wednesday, April 13 and Thursday, April 14, 2016- Presentations; Static v. Dynamic characters; Vocabulary 22-25
    Presenting Wednesday: Alex & Amanda
    Presenting Thursday: Jani, Brooke, & Maddie K
    Homework - Read pages 241-261 (324-351); quiz on Chapters 22-25 next class & vocabulary due
     
    Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18, 2016- Quiz on Chapters 22-25; presentations, Maycomb's usual disease
    Presenting Friday: Kailyn & Zack
    Presenting Monday: Hailey & David
    Homework- Read pages 262-281 (351-376)
     
    Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20, 2016- Video projects and Journals due; review
    Final next class
     
    Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22, 2016- Final Exam
     
    April 25-28 - Movie; Letter from Birmingham Jail reading and packet - This is due no later than May 2!
     
     
     
    Monday, May 2 - Begin The Crucible
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    To Be Announced: 
     
    Decades presentations begin May 20. We will begin with the 1950s and go from there. Remember that your presentation should be approximately twenty minutes long and your photostory should be about five.  
     
     Common Core review classes begin on May 14 at 2:30 and will run every Thursday and Friday until June 2. 
     
    Tuesday, June , 2015 - Common Core Regents Examination @ 8:00 for all advanced sophomores
     
    Wednesday, June 3 -Friday, June 12, 2015 - Regents Examination review and prep
     
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - English Regents at 12:00 PM