12/7/15: After the bellringer, we will look at vocab and questions for Ch. 28-31. We will then review questions for Ch. 22-27 (and vocab). The test tomorrow will cover CH. 22-31 + Vocab.

12/4/15: After the bellringer, students will complete Ch. 28-31 questions.

12/3/15: After finishing

12/2/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 28-31 vocab. We will then begin reading the end of

12/1/15: After the bellringer, we will look at Ch. 22 and 23-27. When finished, we will begin reading the end of

11/30/15: After getting new seats, students will work on Ch. 23-27 GR questions.

11/24/15: After the bellringer, we will review vocab. Students will then finish reading and begin working on the CH. 23-27 questions.

11/23/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss what we will accomplish this week. Students will then begin reading Ch. 25-27 in

11/20/15: Students should:

Finish Ch. 22 Questions

Read Ch. 23 & 24

Study hall when finished.

11/19/15: After the bellringer, students will finish reading Ch. 22 and begin working on Ch. 22 questions (due tomorrow by end of class). When finished, students should begin reading Ch. 23 & 24.

11/18/15: The bellringer will have students begin working on the vocab for Ch. 22-27. Once finished, we will begin reading Ch. 22.

11/17/15: We will review the vocabulary from 16-21 and review what "paraphrasing" means. Students will then take the 16-21 quiz. Students will read Ch. 22 when finished.

11/16/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 19-21 ?s, then we will review for the Ch. 16-21 quiz (w/vocab).

11/13/15: After the bellringer, students will finish Ch. 19-21 questions. We will review, then we will begin Ch. 22.

11/12/15: Students will read Ch. 21 and complete Ch. 19-21 Questions (In Google Classroom). Also, IR 5 is due tonight!

11/10/15: After the bellringer, students will read Ch. 19-20 of

11/9/15: After the bellringer, students will choose classes for AMERICAN HISTORY. We will then reveiw Ch. 16-18 and begin Ch. 19-21.

11/5/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 16-18 questions and/or turn in Creative Writing #6 (link now up on Creative Writing tab). We will then look at Ch. 12-15 quiz before reviewing Ch. 16-18.

11/4/15: After the bellringer (Vocab), we will review the test from last Wednesday. We will then discuss vocab, and students will begin to work on Ch. 16-18 reading questions.

11/2/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 16-21 vocab. When finished, we will begin reading Chapter 16.

10/28/15: Before the Ch. 12-15 quiz, we will go over the Lynching/Mob questions. Students will be able to ask questions about Ch. 12-15. Students will then be given a chance to study Ch.12-15 vocab before we take the quiz. After we take the quiz, students will use the rest of the class time to do homework or make up any missing work.

10/27/15: Students should finish:

Lynching/Mob Psychology

Ch. 15 Questions

IR #4 (due Thursday at 11:59 p.m.)

Study for quiz tomorrow (see below)

10/26/15: After a Kahoot review of Ch. 15, we will discuss the events of this week. There will be a quiz Wednesday over Ch.12-15 + VOCAB + Lynching Info. Independent Reading journals will still be due Thursday at midnight. I will be at a conference Tuesday, so bring your IR book if you need to complete your journal.

We will then watch a brief video about lynching. Once finished, students will read several short articles about lynching and then work on completing Ch. 15 questions.

10/23/15: After the bellringer, we will briefly discuss plagiarism. We will then read Ch. 15. After we finish Ch. 15, we will revisit "Mob Mentality." If time remains, we will start Ch. 15 questions.

10/22/15: After the bellringer, we will look at the

10/21/15: Students will work on "Mob Mentality" and then finish anything that they haven't finished yet. Students may use the rest of the hour as a study hall.

10/20/15: Students will finish Ch. 13 questions. Omce finished, they should work read Ch. 14 then read Ch. 14

questions.

10/16/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 12 textual evidence questions. When finished, we will finish Ch. 13. and then work on the Ch. 13 questions.

10/15/15: Students will finish Ch. 12 of

10/14/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss how identities change depending on circumstance. We will then begin reading Chapter 12 of

10/13/15: Instead of a bellringer, students will get new seats. Once they have their seats, we will review protocol for late work and making up tests. We will then discuss "Urban Legends" (from Thursday) before discussing Part 2 of

10/7/15: We will begin class by asking any questions from the study guide. Students will then take

10/6/15: We will begin class by looking at the bellringer from yesterday. Students may then ask about anything from Ch. 10-11. Students will then begin working on

10/5/15: After the bellringer, we will continue reviewing Ch. 10 and 11. We will discuss the Part 1 Test (Wednesday).

10/2/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss/review Ch. 9-11 of

If we have time, we will make chapter titles for Part 1.

10/1/15: After the bellringer, students will read their independent reading books. During the last 10 minutes of class, students may work on independent reading journals.

9/30/15: After the bellringer, students will get into groups of 2-3 to finish the Ch. 10-11 reading questions. We will then discuss the chapters. If we have time, we will discuss the Part 1 test. Students will be reminded to bring IR book to school tomorrow.

9/29/15: After the bellringer, students will finish Chapter 11 and then begin on Ch. 10-11 questions. If we have time, time, we will read an article about

9/28/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss some of the benefits of reading. We will then discuss Chapter 9 of

9/25/15: If students have not finished the "15 Reasons Why," they need to have it complete by the end of class. Students who have finished need to read Chapter 10 of

9/24/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss appropriate Chromebook use and the consequences of not using technology correctly in this class. We will then take a short break from

9/23/15: NO BELLRINGER. Students who need to finish the test from yesterday will be able to do so. Otherwise, students should finish Ch. 9 reading and then begin to work on Ch. 8 & 9 guided reading questions. Students who finish Ch. 8 & 9 should work on creative writing (due tomorrow).

9/22/15: Students will be given a few minutes to review Ch. 4-7 materials before the quiz. After review, we will discuss the new test-taking protocol (turning desks around). Students will then take the quiz, which is in two parts:

Students are encouraged to draft short essay answers on a Google Doc to ensure that work is saved in the event of an internet malfunction.

Once finished with the quiz*, students should:

1. Finish and submit Ch. 8-11 vocab (if not completed)

2. Finish reading

3. Work on

4. Work on Creative Writing # 3 (Due Thursday)

*Students who have not taken the Ch. 1-3 Quiz should notify me when finished with Ch. 4-7 Quiz.

9/21/15: After the bellringer, we will look at Ch. 4-7 vocab in preperation for tomorrow's quiz (

9/18/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss Ch. 8 of

9/17/15: After discussing reading journal protocol, students will either work on the journal or read their independent reading books.

9/16/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 1-7 (overview). We will then look at the reading questions for Ch. 4-7. We will then discuss the articles from 9/14 (The South). Students will be reminded to bring their Independent Reading Books to class tomorrow.

9/15/15: Read Ch.8 and write 5 questions about the chapter when finished.

9/14/15: If you haven't finished 4-7, do so. If you have:

1. Make a DOC in your DRIVE and write a summary of Chapters 1-7 (you'll need this tomorrow).

2. Read these articles-

Being Southern in the 21st Century

Duality of Dixie

9/11/15: After the bellringer, students will finish reading Ch. 4-7 in

9/10/15: Students will have time to study for the quiz. After we take the quiz students should:

-Turn in creative writing #2

-Read

CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE QUIZ

9/9/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 4-7 vocab. Students will then begin reading

9/8/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 2 & 3 Vocab. We will then discuss Ch. 2 & 3 of

9/4/15: Students will work on Guided Reading questions for Chapters 2 & 3.

9/3/15: The bellringer is the book choice form. Once we finish the books choice form, we will complete vocab for

***To submit work, students will copy the "Short URL" (found by pressing the "share" button) into the Google Classroom assignment. To attach a link, click on the assignment name in Google Classroom. When the pop-up appears (the one that has the option to "Turn In" or "Mark as Done"), in the lower, left-hand corner is a drop-down menu named "ADD." From the drop-down menu, select "Link." Another pop-up will appear that will allow students to paste the link from Quizlet. Once the link is submitted, students should make the assignment as done.

9/2/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss what makes

9/1/15: Students will continue to read Ch.1 of

8/31/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss due dates for assignments. Students will then begin reading Chapter 1 of

8/28/15: Students will be given the first part of class to complete the creative writing assignment and the Quizlet vocab assignment. When students are finished, we will review the quiz from yesterday. We will then look at the

8/27/15: Students will study for and then take a quiz over the intro material for

8/26/15: Students will continue to work on the "Growing up in the Depression" annotation (IF not finished in class, it will be due before the beginning of class tomorrow). When finished, we will transfer answers from the Google Doc to the form found in the Google Classroom. When everyone is finished, we will discuss the article, then we will look at Quizlet and students will begin to work on

8/25/15: After the bellringer, we will finish reviewing

8/24/15: After the bellringer, students will read author information for

8/21/15: Students will finish/help others finish the

8/20/15: After the bellringer, we will introduce the idea of Civil Rights. Students will then work on the

Click for GOOGLE CLASSROOM (also on ENG II main)

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8/19/15: After the bellringer, we will briefly discuss writing. We will then review the

8/18/15: Today we will complete a class email roster (as the bellringer). We will then finish going over the roster. I will give the students their first assignment (

12/4/15: After the bellringer, students will complete Ch. 28-31 questions.

12/3/15: After finishing

*TKM*, students will work on Ch. 28-31 questions, complete creative writing #8 (due tonight), or finish vocabulary.12/2/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 28-31 vocab. We will then begin reading the end of

*TKM*.12/1/15: After the bellringer, we will look at Ch. 22 and 23-27. When finished, we will begin reading the end of

*TKM*!!!11/30/15: After getting new seats, students will work on Ch. 23-27 GR questions.

11/24/15: After the bellringer, we will review vocab. Students will then finish reading and begin working on the CH. 23-27 questions.

11/23/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss what we will accomplish this week. Students will then begin reading Ch. 25-27 in

*TKM.*Students will work on GR questions for CH. 23-27 when finished.11/20/15: Students should:

Finish Ch. 22 Questions

Read Ch. 23 & 24

Study hall when finished.

11/19/15: After the bellringer, students will finish reading Ch. 22 and begin working on Ch. 22 questions (due tomorrow by end of class). When finished, students should begin reading Ch. 23 & 24.

11/18/15: The bellringer will have students begin working on the vocab for Ch. 22-27. Once finished, we will begin reading Ch. 22.

11/17/15: We will review the vocabulary from 16-21 and review what "paraphrasing" means. Students will then take the 16-21 quiz. Students will read Ch. 22 when finished.

11/16/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 19-21 ?s, then we will review for the Ch. 16-21 quiz (w/vocab).

11/13/15: After the bellringer, students will finish Ch. 19-21 questions. We will review, then we will begin Ch. 22.

11/12/15: Students will read Ch. 21 and complete Ch. 19-21 Questions (In Google Classroom). Also, IR 5 is due tonight!

11/10/15: After the bellringer, students will read Ch. 19-20 of

*To Kill a Mockingbird*.11/9/15: After the bellringer, students will choose classes for AMERICAN HISTORY. We will then reveiw Ch. 16-18 and begin Ch. 19-21.

11/5/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 16-18 questions and/or turn in Creative Writing #6 (link now up on Creative Writing tab). We will then look at Ch. 12-15 quiz before reviewing Ch. 16-18.

11/4/15: After the bellringer (Vocab), we will review the test from last Wednesday. We will then discuss vocab, and students will begin to work on Ch. 16-18 reading questions.

11/2/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 16-21 vocab. When finished, we will begin reading Chapter 16.

10/28/15: Before the Ch. 12-15 quiz, we will go over the Lynching/Mob questions. Students will be able to ask questions about Ch. 12-15. Students will then be given a chance to study Ch.12-15 vocab before we take the quiz. After we take the quiz, students will use the rest of the class time to do homework or make up any missing work.

10/27/15: Students should finish:

Lynching/Mob Psychology

Ch. 15 Questions

IR #4 (due Thursday at 11:59 p.m.)

Study for quiz tomorrow (see below)

10/26/15: After a Kahoot review of Ch. 15, we will discuss the events of this week. There will be a quiz Wednesday over Ch.12-15 + VOCAB + Lynching Info. Independent Reading journals will still be due Thursday at midnight. I will be at a conference Tuesday, so bring your IR book if you need to complete your journal.

We will then watch a brief video about lynching. Once finished, students will read several short articles about lynching and then work on completing Ch. 15 questions.

10/23/15: After the bellringer, we will briefly discuss plagiarism. We will then read Ch. 15. After we finish Ch. 15, we will revisit "Mob Mentality." If time remains, we will start Ch. 15 questions.

10/22/15: After the bellringer, we will look at the

*TKM*PART 1 Test. Since 1st quarter grades are due tonight, I will remind students that incomplete quizzes will be marked as a "zero" until they are completed, but the zeros will be reflected on the mid-semester progress reports. We will then discuss Ch. 13 & 14 of*TKM.*If time remains, we will begin reading Ch. 15.10/21/15: Students will work on "Mob Mentality" and then finish anything that they haven't finished yet. Students may use the rest of the hour as a study hall.

10/20/15: Students will finish Ch. 13 questions. Omce finished, they should work read Ch. 14 then read Ch. 14

questions.

*IF*students finish both, they may work on "Mob Mentality" (google classroom) or creative writing (due Thursday.)10/16/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 12 textual evidence questions. When finished, we will finish Ch. 13. and then work on the Ch. 13 questions.

10/15/15: Students will finish Ch. 12 of

*TKM*(if applicable). Students will then read their Independent Reading books. Students will have the last 10-15 minutes of class to work on the IR journals for homework.10/14/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss how identities change depending on circumstance. We will then begin reading Chapter 12 of

*TKM*, first as a class, then students will finish the chapter by themselves. Students will be reminded to bring IR books for tomorrow's class.10/13/15: Instead of a bellringer, students will get new seats. Once they have their seats, we will review protocol for late work and making up tests. We will then discuss "Urban Legends" (from Thursday) before discussing Part 2 of

*TKM*and beginning Ch. 12-15 vocabulary.10/7/15: We will begin class by asking any questions from the study guide. Students will then take

*TKM*Part 1 Test. Once finished, students will work on creative writing #4 until everyone is finished taking the test. If we have time, we will discuss what the students will be doing tomorrow.10/6/15: We will begin class by looking at the bellringer from yesterday. Students may then ask about anything from Ch. 10-11. Students will then begin working on

*TKM*Part 1 Study Guide. At the end of class, students may ask any questions they have about the test.10/5/15: After the bellringer, we will continue reviewing Ch. 10 and 11. We will discuss the Part 1 Test (Wednesday).

10/2/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss/review Ch. 9-11 of

*TKM*. If we have time, we will make chapter titles for Part 1.

10/1/15: After the bellringer, students will read their independent reading books. During the last 10 minutes of class, students may work on independent reading journals.

9/30/15: After the bellringer, students will get into groups of 2-3 to finish the Ch. 10-11 reading questions. We will then discuss the chapters. If we have time, we will discuss the Part 1 test. Students will be reminded to bring IR book to school tomorrow.

9/29/15: After the bellringer, students will finish Chapter 11 and then begin on Ch. 10-11 questions. If we have time, time, we will read an article about

*TKM*from this summer's*St. Louis Post-Dispatch*.9/28/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss some of the benefits of reading. We will then discuss Chapter 9 of

*TKM*and review the Ch. 8-9 guided reading questions. Once finished, we will finish Ch. 10 / begin to read Ch. 11.9/25/15: If students have not finished the "15 Reasons Why," they need to have it complete by the end of class. Students who have finished need to read Chapter 10 of

*TKM*.9/24/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss appropriate Chromebook use and the consequences of not using technology correctly in this class. We will then take a short break from

*TKM*and students will be given the task of explaining why reading is important (*see*Google Classroom).9/23/15: NO BELLRINGER. Students who need to finish the test from yesterday will be able to do so. Otherwise, students should finish Ch. 9 reading and then begin to work on Ch. 8 & 9 guided reading questions. Students who finish Ch. 8 & 9 should work on creative writing (due tomorrow).

9/22/15: Students will be given a few minutes to review Ch. 4-7 materials before the quiz. After review, we will discuss the new test-taking protocol (turning desks around). Students will then take the quiz, which is in two parts:

*TKM*Ch. 4-7 + Vocab Multiple Choice*TKM*Ch. 4-7 Short EssayStudents are encouraged to draft short essay answers on a Google Doc to ensure that work is saved in the event of an internet malfunction.

Once finished with the quiz*, students should:

1. Finish and submit Ch. 8-11 vocab (if not completed)

2. Finish reading

*TKM*Chapter 9.3. Work on

*TKM*Guided Reading ?s Ch. 8-94. Work on Creative Writing # 3 (Due Thursday)

*Students who have not taken the Ch. 1-3 Quiz should notify me when finished with Ch. 4-7 Quiz.

9/21/15: After the bellringer, we will look at Ch. 4-7 vocab in preperation for tomorrow's quiz (

*see*"Homework" page). Once finished, students will begin reading Ch. 9 of*TKM*.9/18/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss Ch. 8 of

*TKM*. We will briefly discuss 4-7 vocab. Students will then work on Ch. 8-11 vocab (quizlet).9/17/15: After discussing reading journal protocol, students will either work on the journal or read their independent reading books.

9/16/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 1-7 (overview). We will then look at the reading questions for Ch. 4-7. We will then discuss the articles from 9/14 (The South). Students will be reminded to bring their Independent Reading Books to class tomorrow.

9/15/15: Read Ch.8 and write 5 questions about the chapter when finished.

9/14/15: If you haven't finished 4-7, do so. If you have:

1. Make a DOC in your DRIVE and write a summary of Chapters 1-7 (you'll need this tomorrow).

2. Read these articles-

Being Southern in the 21st Century

Duality of Dixie

9/11/15: After the bellringer, students will finish reading Ch. 4-7 in

*TKM*. Students will then begin to work on Ch. 4-7 questions (in Google Classroom).9/10/15: Students will have time to study for the quiz. After we take the quiz students should:

-Turn in creative writing #2

-Read

*TKM*Ch. 4-7CLICK HERE TO TAKE THE QUIZ

9/9/15: After the bellringer, students will work on Ch. 4-7 vocab. Students will then begin reading

*TKM*Ch. 4-7. At the end of class, I will remind students that we will have a quiz tomorrow over Ch. 1-3 (including vocab).9/8/15: After the bellringer, we will review Ch. 2 & 3 Vocab. We will then discuss Ch. 2 & 3 of

*TKM*. If we have time, we will begin to read Ch. 4 of*TKM*.9/4/15: Students will work on Guided Reading questions for Chapters 2 & 3.

9/3/15: The bellringer is the book choice form. Once we finish the books choice form, we will complete vocab for

*TKM*Ch. 2 & 3 in Quizlet (*** see below for submission instructions. Students who do not properly submit vocab will have the assignment count as a late grade, 1/2 off). When we are finished with vocab, we will begin reading Chapters 2 & 3 of*TKM*. Guided Reading questions will be uploaded to Google Classroom tomorrow, so we will focus just on the reading today.***To submit work, students will copy the "Short URL" (found by pressing the "share" button) into the Google Classroom assignment. To attach a link, click on the assignment name in Google Classroom. When the pop-up appears (the one that has the option to "Turn In" or "Mark as Done"), in the lower, left-hand corner is a drop-down menu named "ADD." From the drop-down menu, select "Link." Another pop-up will appear that will allow students to paste the link from Quizlet. Once the link is submitted, students should make the assignment as done.

9/2/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss what makes

*TKM*a "Southern Gothic." We will then discuss the "Book Choice Form" found on Google Classroom. We will then finish reviewing guided reading questions for Chapter 1. Students will then begin working on vocab for Ch. 2 & 3. If we have time, we will begin reading Chapter 2 of*TKM*.9/1/15: Students will continue to read Ch.1 of

*TKM*and finish guided reading questions. When everyone is finished, we will review the questions. When finished, we will begin vocabulary for chapters 2 & 3 of*TKM*.8/31/15: After the bellringer, we will discuss due dates for assignments. Students will then begin reading Chapter 1 of

*TKM.*Students will be reminded that their Independent Reading book selections will be due Thursday.8/28/15: Students will be given the first part of class to complete the creative writing assignment and the Quizlet vocab assignment. When students are finished, we will review the quiz from yesterday. We will then look at the

*TKM*Ch. 1 vocab. We will begin reading*TKM*at the end of class.8/27/15: Students will study for and then take a quiz over the intro material for

*TKM*. Students will then write creative story #1 (see CREATIVE WRITING tab for submission). If students are not finished with Quizlet vocab set, they should finish in class or for homework.8/26/15: Students will continue to work on the "Growing up in the Depression" annotation (IF not finished in class, it will be due before the beginning of class tomorrow). When finished, we will transfer answers from the Google Doc to the form found in the Google Classroom. When everyone is finished, we will discuss the article, then we will look at Quizlet and students will begin to work on

*TKM*Vocabulary words for Chapter 1. At the end of the class, we will review for the quiz tomorrow (covering the TKM Webquest, Author Intro, and "Growing up in the Depression").8/25/15: After the bellringer, we will finish reviewing

*TKM*Author Intro. We will then discuss strategies for reading informational texts. Students will then begin reading "Growing up in the Depression," while using the form found in the Google Classroom to practice strategies for understanding informational texts.8/24/15: After the bellringer, students will read author information for

*TKM*. Students will then answer questions based on the reading. Students should finish by the end of class. Anything not finished will be due for homework.8/21/15: Students will finish/help others finish the

*TKM*WebQuest. We will then review answers. If time remains, we will start author intro materials.8/20/15: After the bellringer, we will introduce the idea of Civil Rights. Students will then work on the

*TKM*WebQuestClick for GOOGLE CLASSROOM (also on ENG II main)

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8/19/15: After the bellringer, we will briefly discuss writing. We will then review the

*CREATIVE WRITING*standing assignments as well as the*INDEPENDENT READING*assignment (found in the "Shared with Me" folder in the Drive). If we have time, we will begin the*TKM Webquest*.8/18/15: Today we will complete a class email roster (as the bellringer). We will then finish going over the roster. I will give the students their first assignment (

*see*HOMEWORK page). Students will have a chance to ask questions about the class. If we have time left, we will try to play the name game.