Homework: English 9 (Period 1)

  • Week of 11/29 - 12/03

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/21 & end date = 11/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 14 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed., 12/01 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 14 vocab. test = Fri., 12/03

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

    - Oral SSR Book Report = Fri., 12/03 

    - Review the information under the 'Grammar' tab on Google Classroom on grammar and punctuation = Wed., 12/01

    • "Grammar Notes"
    • "Parallel Structure / Verb Tenses"
    • "Grammar and Punctuation Resources"
      • Information to cover:
        • Semicolon
        • Colon
        • Apostrophe
        • Hyphen
        • Dash
        • Ellipses
        • Quotation marks
        • Punctuation marks
        • Fragment
        • Run-on sentences
        • Comma splice
        • Parallel structure
        • Independent clause
        • Dependent clause
        • Denotation
        • Connotation
        • Active voice
        • Passive voice

    ** EXTRA CREDIT: Poetry Out Loud Contest (optional)

    • For more information, please reference the 'Announcements' tab on Google Classroom.

     

    Week of 11/22 - 11/26

    - Thanksgiving Break! :)

     

    Week of 11/15 - 11/19

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/21 & end date = 11/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 13 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed., 11/17 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 13 vocab. test = Fri., 11/19

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

    ** EXTRA CREDIT: Poetry Out Loud Contest (optional)

    • For more information, please reference the 'Announcements' tab on Google Classroom.

     

    Week of 11/08 - 11/12

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/21 & end date = 11/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 12 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed., 11/10 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 12 vocab. test = Mon., 11/15

    Of Mice and Men:

    • Review themes from each chapter of the text

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

    ** EXTRA CREDIT: Poetry Out Loud Contest (optional)

    • For more information, please reference the 'Announcements' tab on Google Classroom.

     

    Week of 11/01 - 11/05

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 11/01/21 & end date = 11/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Tues., 11/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 11 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Thurs., 11/04 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 11 vocab. test = Fri., 11/05

    Of Mice and Men:

    • Review themes from each chapter of the text

    - Finish reading your SSR book (by the end of Thanksgiving Break) = Mon., 11/29

    ** EXTRA CREDIT: Poetry Out Loud Contest (optional)

    • For more information, please reference the 'Announcements' tab on Google Classroom.

     

    Week of 10/25 - 10/29

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/21 & end date = 10/31/21 --> select 'apply') = Sun., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 10 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 10/27 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 10 vocab. test = Fri., 10/29

    Of Mice and Men:

    • Read:
      • Chapter four (pp. 66-83 in text) = Mon., 10/25
      • Chapter five (pp. 84-98 in text) = Wed., 10/27
      • Chapter six (pp. 99-107 in text) = Fri., 10/29
    • While reading each chapter:
      • (Expected):
        • Complete the reading guide discussion questions (on Google Classroom) = Fri., 10/29 (8:00am PST)
        • Take notes on quotations that relate to the overall themes of the text (in your class notebook) = Fri., 10/29
        • Complete the character chart (hard copy --> NOT on Google Classroom) = Fri., 10/29
        • Complete the KWL chart (hard copy --> NOT on Google Classroom) = Fri., 10/29
      • (Optional):
        • In your class notebook, write down vocabulary words from each chapter that you do not understand and define each of those words (as needed)
        • Reference the descriptions of the characters found on the character list (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom
        • Reference the connections / relationships of the characters found on the character map (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom

     

    Week of 10/18 - 10/22

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/21 & end date = 10/31/21 --> select 'apply') = Sun., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 9 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 10/20 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 9 vocab. test = Thurs., 10/21

    Of Mice and Men:

    • Read:
      • Chapter one (pp. 1-16 in text) = Fri., 10/15
      • Chapter two (pp. 17-32 in text) = Tues., 10/19
      • Chapter three (pp. 33-65 in text) = Thurs., 10/21
      • Chapter four (pp. 66-83 in text) = Mon., 10/25
      • Chapter five (pp. 84-98 in text) = Wed., 10/27
      • Chapter six (pp. 99-107 in text) = Fri., 10/29
    • While reading each chapter:
      • (Expected):
        • Complete the reading guide discussion questions (on Google Classroom)
        • Take notes on quotations that relate to the overall themes of the text (in your class notebook)
        • Complete the character chart (hard copy --> NOT on Google Classroom)
      • (Optional):
        • In your class notebook, write down vocabulary words from each chapter that you do not understand and define each of those words (as needed)
        • Reference the descriptions of the characters found on the character list (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom
        • Reference the connections / relationships of the characters found on the character map (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 10/11 - 10/15

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/21 & end date = 10/31/21 --> select 'apply') = Sun., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 8 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 10/13 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 8 vocab. test = Fri., 10/15

    - "The Most Dangerous Game":

    • Essay:
      • Print a hard copy of your essay directly from turnitin.com = Wed. 10/13
        • Directions:
          • Log onto turnitin.com
          • Click the icon to view your essay
          • Click on the downward facing arrow and click "Current View" to download your paper
          • Print the packet you downloaded (includes title page, color-coded essay, originality report and the grademark report) --> essay needs to be in COLO--> you may also print the packet using black ink and may neatly underline each sentence using colored pens per the JSWP

    - Of Mice and Men:

    • Complete the first two columns of the KWL Chart ("What I Know" and "What I Want to Know") = Wed., 10/13
    • Review the background information, themes, and characters (on Google Classroom) = Wed., 10/13
      • The Great Depression
      • The Dust Bowl
      • The "American Dream"
    • Read:
      • Chapter one (pp. 1-16 in text) = Fri., 10/15
      • Chapter two (pp. 17-32 in text) = Tues., 10/19
      • Chapter three (pp. 33-65 in text) = Thurs., 10/21
      • Chapter four (pp. 66-83 in text) = Mon., 10/25
      • Chapter five (pp. 84-98 in text) = Wed., 10/27
      • Chapter six (pp. 99-107 in text) = Fri., 10/29
    • While reading each chapter:
      • (Expected):
        • Complete the reading guide discussion questions (on Google Classroom)
        • Take notes on quotations that relate to the overall themes of the text (in your class notebook)
        • Complete the character chart (hard copy --> NOT on Google Classroom)
      • (Optional):
        • In your class notebook, write down vocabulary words from each chapter that you do not understand and define each of those words (as needed)
        • Reference the descriptions of the characters found on the character list (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom
        • Reference the connections / relationships of the characters found on the character map (as needed) --> found on Google Classroom

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 10/04 - 10/08

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 10/01/21 & end date = 10/31/21 --> select 'apply') = Sun., 10/31 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 7 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 10/06 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 7 vocab. test = Thurs., 10/07

    - "The Most Dangerous Game":

    • Essay:
      • Print a hard copy of your essay directly from turnitin.com = Mon., 10/11
        • Directions:
          • Log onto turnitin.com
          • Click the icon to view your essay
          • Click on the downward facing arrow and click "Current View" to download your paper
          • Print the packet you downloaded (includes title page, color-coded essay, originality report and the grademark report) --> essay needs to be in COLO--> you may also print the packet using black ink and may neatly underline each sentence using colored pens per the JSWP

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 09/27 - 10/01

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Thurs., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 6 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 09/29 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 6 vocab. test = Fri., 10/01

    - "The Most Dangerous Game":

    • Essay:
      • Choose three literary terms to analyze within your essay. Find two quotations per literary term from the text that effectively demonstate the usage of those literary terms.
      • Complete mini outline (on paper outline --> part one) = Wed., 09/29
        • Introduction
        • Topic sentence #1
        • Concluding sentence #1
        • Topic sentence #2
        • Concluding sentence #2
        • Topic sentence #3
        • Concluding sentence #3
        • Conclusion
      • Complete mini outline (on paper outline --> part two) = Fri., 10/01
        • Concrete Details
        • Commentary (CMean + CMatter)
      • Completed rough draft (TYPED in COLOR on Google Docs) = Fri., 10/01
      • Final draft of essay due on turnitin.com = Fri., 10/01 by 11:59pm PST (do NOT wait until 11:59pm PST to submit your paper --> the system WILL mark your paper as being late! Do NOT share, email, and/or submit your final paper to me on Google Classroom --> only submit your paper on turnitin.com).

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 09/20 - 09/24

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Thurs., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 5 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 09/22 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 5 vocab. test = Thurs. 09/23

    - Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide:

    • Review:
      • Thesis statement
      • Transitional words / phrases
      • Summarizing do's / don'ts
      • TIES method for embedding quotations + whiteboard picture of introducing quotations
      • In-text citations
      • Punctuating titles

    - "The Most Dangerous Game":

    • Essay:
      • Review elements of essay outline
      • Review the text: "The Most Dangerous Game"
      • Choose three literary terms to analyze within your essay. Find two quotations per literary term from the text that effectively demonstate the usage of those literary terms.

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 09/13 - 09/17

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Thurs., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 4 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 09/15 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 4 vocab. test = Fri. 09/17

    - SpringBoard:

    • Complete the textual analysis questions for "Marigolds" (TB: pp. 23-24, #1-7) = Wed., 09/15

    - "The Most Dangerous Game":

    • Finish reading the text (pp. 5-22) = Fri. 09/17
    • Complete the reading guide questions (worksheet) = Fri. 09/17

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 09/06 - 09/10

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Thurs., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Vocabulary:

    • Ch. 3 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 09/08 (8:00am PST)
    • Ch. 3 vocab. test = Thurs. 09/09

    - Review Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide:

    • Literary terms (pp. 5, 17-20, 23, 24)
    • Plot (pp. 21, 22 + Youtube video + p. 95 in SpringBoard TB)
    • Elements of a short story (p. 25 + YouTube video
    • Characterization (pp. 26. 27)
    • Conflict: internal vs. external (whiteboard notes)
    • Flashback vs. foreshadowing

    - PTA Reflections Art Competition (optional):

    • Theme for 2021-2022:  “I Will Change the World By…”
    • Category: Literature
    • For all the forms and instructions, visit: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/
    • Submit your entry before October 22, 2021 to Mrs. Bondy in the main office

     

    Week of 08/30 - 09/03

    20 completed and passed readtheory.org assessments (when filtering dates, click on 'date' --> select 'custom range' --> filter date: begin date = 09/01/21 & end date = 09/30/21 --> select 'apply') = Thurs., 09/30 at 8:59pm PST

    - Ch. 2 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 09/01 (8:00am PST)

    - Ch. 2 vocab. test =  Wed. 09/01

    - Review Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide:

    • "Annotating for Success: How to Read Critically"

    - Annotate the article: "Voting Rights Success? Not So Fast" (on Google Classroom) = Tues., 08/31 (8:00 a.m. PST)

     

    Week of 08/23 - 08/27

    - Ch. 1 vocab. workbook (WB) work = Wed. 08/25 (8:00am PST)

    - Ch. 1 vocab. test =  Fri. 08/27

    - SSR book check (200+ pages --> sign up via link on Google Classroom) = Fri. 08/27

    - Review Ms. Ohanian's English Resource Guide:

    • "Annotating for Success: How to Read Critically"

    - Annotate the article: "Voting Rights Success? Not So Fast" (on Google Classroom) = Tues., 08/31 (8:00 a.m. PST)

     

    Week of 08/16 - 08/20

    - Signed syllabus (link on Google Classroom) = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    - Signed Academic Honesty Policy (link on Google Classroom) = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    - Signed film viewing form (link on Google Classroom) = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    - Complete ReadTheory pretest (eight questions) = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    - Add yourself to Google Classroom = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    • Class code:
      • Period 1 = p5wrwe2

    - Create accounts for the following (class codes on Google Classroom) = Mon., 08/23 (8:00am PST)

    •   Remind app (remind.com)
    •   Turnitin.com
    •   ReadTheory.org
    •   Listenwise.com
    •   Newsela.com
    •   Townsendpress.com