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Ms. Joyce Hamd, Room 007

Honors English 9, World History II

jhamd@latinpcs.org


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If you have any questions or need any help, you may contact me via email and/or attend tutorial by signing up on the sheet in my room.

In addition to expressly assigned homework, ALWAYS re-read your notes from class, every day, so as to be ready for any pop quizzes!

GRADING RUBRIC:
English
Homework, Classwork, Pop Quizzes: 20%
Major Assignments: Tests, Essays, Papers: 35%
Minor Assignments: Quizzes (announced) Journal, Book Club: 25%
Punctuality, Preparation and Participation: 20%

History
Homework, Classwork, Pop Quizzes: 20%
Major Assignments: Tests, Essays, Papers: 35%
Minor Assignments: Quizzes (announced) Journal, Book Club: 25%
Punctuality, Preparation and Participation: 20%


HONORS ENGLISH 9 YEAR-LONG/ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

1. How can an individual change unfair laws or government?
2. How can a person's words, ideas and actions change the world?
3. When is rebellion morally justified?
4. How does rebellion contribute to the progression or regression of society?
5. Is hope a good thing when the worst is happening?

WORLD HISTORY II YEAR-LONG/ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:

1. When are people driven to revolt?
2. What does it mean to be a revolutionary?
3. How are technology and revolution related?
4. What makes a successful revolution?

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 25-29



ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 25: Prepare for our Socratic Seminar on the Internet Revolution. The question is: Should the Internet be controlled or monitored? We will be using the two articles from last week's homework, the WeChat video and this quote:
“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” Eric Schmidt Bing both articles to class and also write a full, 6-7 line paragraph responding to the quote.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 25: Prepare for our Socratic Seminar on the Internet Revolution. The question is: Should the Internet be controlled or monitored? We will be using the two articles from last week's homework, and this quote:
“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” Eric Schmidt Bring both articles to class and write a full paragraph response to the quote.


DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 25: Finish reading I Am Malala. We have have a brief quiz to check for reading completion.

EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 25: Finish reading I Am Malala. We have have a brief quiz to check for reading completion.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 18-22


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Internet Revolution Test CHANGED TO Tuesday, September 26
See your notes, all handouts and the list of key figures and key terms under homework for Thursday, September 14.
The test will include Key Figure Presentation information and outcomes of our Socratic Seminar.
Monday, September 18: Choose a female key figure from the Internet Revolution. Print out an article about that person and bring it to class. Be ready to share one to two significant pieces of information about that key figure.
Tuesday, September 19: Prepare for your Key Figure presentation. For specifications, see your notes from class on Monday and the rubric, to be distributed on Tuesday. The presentations begin Thursday, September 21. Your presentation must be ready Thursday or late points will be deducted.
Thursday, September 21: Read and annotate the CNN article on terror and the Internet, distributed in class on Tuesday. The annotations required are: Three starred items, two question marks, two underlined words, and one answer to this question: Should the Internet be monitored or controlled? ALSO: Key Figure presentations are due today!
Friday, September 22: Read and annotate the NPR article on India and Free Basics, distributed in class on Thursday. The annotations required are: Three starred items, two question marks, two underlined words, and one answer to this question: Should the Internet be monitored or controlled? ALSO: If you did not present your Key Figure presentation yet, it is due today!

BETA, HISTORY:
Internet Revolution Test CHANGED TO Thursday, September 28
See your notes, all handouts and the list of key figures and key terms under homework for Thursday, September 14. The test will include Key Figure Presentation information and outcomes of our Socratic Seminar.
Monday, September 18: Choose your Internet Revolution presentation and with whom you will work. Write all on a piece of paper: Your name, the names of the people you are working with, the kind of presentation you will do, and the key figure whom you will be presenting. The options for presentations are: 1. Individual speech--you speak as the key figure herself. 2. Interview--you work with a partner: one interviews and the other is being interviewed. 3. Panel--you work with a group: several key figures are interviewed by one interviewer. 4. Press Conference: One key figure is interviewed by several journalists. The presentations will begin Thursday, September 21. NOTE CHANGE IN DATE!!
Tuesday, September 19: Prepare for your Key Figure presentations. For specifications, see your notes from Monday and the rubric, to be distributed Tuesday.
Thursday, September 21: Read and annotate the CNN article on terror and the Internet, distributed in class on Tuesday. The annotations required are: Three starred items, two question marks, two underlined words, and one answer to this question: Should the Internet be monitored or controlled? ALSO: Key Figure presentations are due today!
Friday, September 22: Read and annotate the NPR article on India and Free Basics, distributed in class on Thursday. The annotations required are: Three starred items, two question marks, two underlined words, and one answer to this question: Should the Internet be monitored or controlled? ALSO: If you did not present your Key Figure presentation yet, it is due today!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 18: Create an 11 word vocabulary list from chapters 7-12 of Lord of the Flies. Choose two words from each chapter in chs. 7-11 and one word from ch. 12. For each word, write its definition, and use it in a new sentence. ALSO: Choose two words from your list and research their etymologies. Write 1-2 sentences explanation of its etymology for each word. Be sure to include the page number for each word on your list.
Wednesday, September 20: Complete a "mini book club" for Lord of the Flies. Use the entire book.
1. Choose one significant quote, and write it and the page number. Then write 1-2 sentence explanation of the quote. 2. Create one discussion question pertaining to the entire book. Write a 1-2 sentence answer/explanation to the question. 3. Create one small, simple drawing that shows an important scene or character in the book. 4. Choose one significant vocabulary word. Write its definition. 5. Write a 2-3 sentence connection to the book. That connection may be a way that you personally connect to it, a connection between the book and another book, a connection between the book and a movie, etc. Any connection is fine!
Thursday, September 21: Lord of the Flies vocabulary quiz. See the list created in class on Monday, September 18. The quiz will cover definitions and usage of all ten words on the list. You are also responsible for the etymology of these three words: myopia, gesticulate, and corpulent. ALSO: Choose a prompt from the list distributed in class today. Brainstorm that prompt for your Lord of the Flies essay. Write your brainstorming on the back of the prompt sheet. The essay will be written during the double on Friday.
Friday, September 22: Refine your brainstorming for your Lord of the Flies essay. Bring both brainstorming to class. We will write our essay in class today.

EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 18: Create an 11 word vocabulary list from chapters 7-12 of Lord of the Flies. Choose two words from each chapter in chs. 7-11 and one word from ch. 12. For each word, write its definition, and use it in a new sentence. ALSO: Choose two words from your list and research their etymologies. Write 1-2 sentences explanation of its etymology for each word. Be sure to include the page number for each word on your list.
Tuesday, September 19: Complete a "mini book club" for Lord of the Flies. Use the entire book.
1. Choose one significant quote, and write it and the page number. Then write 1-2 sentence explanation of the quote. 2. Create one discussion question pertaining to the entire book. Write a 1-2 sentence answer/explanation to the question. 3. Create one small, simple drawing that shows an important scene or character in the book. 4. Choose one significant vocabulary word. Write its definition. 5. Write a 2-3 sentence connection to the book. That connection may be a way that you personally connect to it, a connection between the book and another book, a connection between the book and a movie, etc. Any connection is fine!
Wednesday, September 20: Choose a prompt from the list distributed in class today. Brainstorm ideas for that prompt for your Lord of the Flies essay. Please use the back of the sheet to brainstorm. The essay will be written during the double period on Wednesday. Be sure to bring all previous homework, your journal, and your notes from class discussion, to use for the essay.
Friday, September 22: Lord of the Flies vocabulary quiz. See the list created in class on Monday, September 18. The quiz will cover definitions and usage of all ten words on the list. You are also responsible for the etymology of these three words: myopia, antagonism, and obscurity.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11-15


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 11: Using the four documents on the Cold War, answer the following question: "Who, in your opinion, is primarily responsible for the Cold War?" You must write a full, 6-7 line paragraph and include one piece of textual evidence from one of the documents. Please cite your textual evidence like this: (letter of document, paragraph #)
Tuesday, September 12: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining a connection between today's issue with North Korea and the past issue of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Refer to the Cuban Missile Crisis article for help. You must include a quote from a recent news article about the North Korea crisis in your paragraph. Cite the source of the news article.
Thursday, September 14: QUIZ! on Internet Revolution. Study your notes on: Key Figures and Key Terms. Also, be prepared to complete "Odd Man Out" and Relative Chronology. Key Figures: Vinton Cerf, Licklider, Churchill, Truman, JFK, Nikita Krushchev. Key Terms: Anarchy, Communism, Capitalism, Ideology, Doctrine.
Friday, September 15: Write a two paragraph reflection on Ms. Roberts' presentation today. One paragraph should be on Caribbean History and one on Cuba. Include a detail about each topic in your paragraphs.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 11: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining a connection between today's issue with North Korea and the past issue of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Refer to the Cuban Missile Crisis article for help. You must include a quote from a recent news article about the North Korea crisis in your paragraph. Cite the source of the news article.
Tuesday, September 12: Read the document distributed in class today: "The Book Lovers Guide to the Internet." Annotate as you see fit. ALSO: answer the questions about the document.
Thursday, September 14: QUIZ! on Internet Revolution. Study your notes on: Key Figures and Key Terms. Also, be prepared to complete "Odd Man Out" and Relative Chronology. Key Figures: Vinton Cerf, Licklider, Churchill, Truman, JFK, Nikita Krushchev. Key Terms: Anarchy, Communism, Capitalism, Ideology, Doctrine.
Friday, September 15: Choose a female key figure from the Internet Revolution. Print out an article about that person and bring it to class. Be ready to share one to two significant pieces of information about that key figure.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 11: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the setting of Lord of the Flies. Your paragraph should discuss the setting, in detail. You might consider our quote on Friday, about Utopia, in your paragraph. You should also include a piece of properly cited textual evidence in your paragraph. (author last name, page number) Questions or concerns? Email me!!
Thursday, September 14: Complete a full STEAL chart for Piggy, as explained in class. For each letter of STEAL, you must have an example or a detail from the book PLUS textual evidence, properly cited.
Friday, September 15: Complete your Book Club job for the week. This week we will be using chapters 3-6 of Lord of the Flies for our discussion. If you can't remember what your job is, ask your group. If they can't remember, come see me during break or tutorial. Remember to include page numbers!!

EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 11: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the setting of Lord of the Flies. Your paragraph should discuss the setting, in detail. You should also include a piece of properly cited textual evidence in your paragraph. (author last name, page number) Questions or concerns? Email me!!
Tuesday, September 12: Complete a full STEAL chart for Piggy, as explained in class. For each letter of STEAL, you must have an example or a detail from the book PLUS textual evidence, properly cited.
Friday, September 15: Complete your Book Club job for the week. This week we will be using chapters 3-6 of Lord of the Flies for our discussion. If you can't remember what your job is, ask your group. If they can't remember, come see me during break or tutorial. Remember to include page numbers!!


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 5-8


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, September 5: Read and annotate Document A, distributed in class on Friday, September 1. Complete these guided annotations: 3 question marks, 2 starred items, 2 underlined words, and one written comment.
Thursday, September 7: Answer the questions for Document A, found at the back of the Cold War documents packet. ALSO: Read and annotate Document B.
1. Complete these guided annotations: 3 question marks, 2 starred items, 2 underlined words, and one written comment. Also, we took a lot of notes in class on Tuesday. Re-read your notes well!
Friday, September 8: Read Document D and annotate according to these guidelines: One starred item, two question marks, three underlined words and one comment. ALSO: Answer the questions from Documents C and D AND the boxed question at the end of the page: "Who do you believe is mainly responsible for the Cold War?"

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, September 5: Read and annotate Document A, distributed in class on Friday, September 1. Complete these guided annotations: 3 question marks, 2 starred items, 2 underlined words, and one written comment.
Thursday, September 7: Answer the questions for Document A, found at the back of the Cold War documents packet. ALSO: Read and annotate Document B.
1. Complete these guided annotations: 3 question marks, 2 starred items, 2 underlined words, and one written comment. Also, we took a lot of notes in class on Tuesday. Re-read your notes well!
Friday, September 8: Read the Cuban Missile Crisis article. Annotate as you see best. I will check your comprehension of the reading!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, September 5:
Work on your Choice Book Project. See the assignment sheet distributed in class and notes from discussion on Friday about the project. Due Date: Wednesday, September 6. Late submissions will receive 2 points off per day late. NOTE: Please bring your assignment sheet on Wednesday. I will use it to grade your projects.
Wednesday, September 6: Choice Book Project Due! See notes above regarding assignment sheet and late submissions.
Friday, September 8: Complete your book club work for Lord of the Flies, according to your job. If you do not remember the requirements, ask one of your group members. If they can't help you, please write me an email and I will help you.

EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, September 5:
Work on your Choice Book Project. See the assignment sheet distributed in class and notes from discussion on Friday about the project. Due Date: Wednesday, September 6. Late submissions will receive 2 points off per day late. NOTE: Please bring your assignment sheet on Wednesday. I will use it to grade your projects.
Wednesday, September 6: Choice Book Project Due! See notes above regarding assignment sheet and late submissions.
Friday, September 8: Complete your book club work for Lord of the Flies, according to your job. If you do not remember the requirements, ask one of your group members. If they can't help you, please write me an email and I will help you.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 28-SEPTEMBER 1


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, August 28: Interview a parent or someone of that generation. Ask them these two questions: 1. How did you let your parents know that you were going to be late when you were a teenager? 2. How did you used to watch tv? After you interview them, write 2-3 sentences about each question, explaining their answers.
Tuesday, August 29: Read the History of the Internet article distributed in class. Complete the guided annotations as explained in class: Three starred items, two question marks and two underlined words.
Thursday, August 31: Complete the graphic organizer distributed in class today, breaking down the History of the Internet article. Follow the directions given in class.
Friday, September 1: Fill in TEN countries on the world map distributed in class on Thursday.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, August 28: Interview a parent or someone of that generation. Ask them these two questions: 1. How did you let your parents know that you were going to be late when you were a teenager? 2. How did you used to watch tv? After you interview them, write 2-3 sentences about each question, explaining their answers.
Tuesday, August 29: Read the History of the Internet article distributed in class. Complete the guided annotations as explained in class: Three starred items, two question marks and two underlined words.
Thursday, August 31: Complete the graphic organizer distributed in class today, breaking down the History of the Internet article. Follow the directions given in class.
Friday, September 1: Fill in TEN countries on the world map distributed in class on Thursday.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, August 28: Prepare for your Last Book in the Universe assessment. This will assess your reading comprehension of the text. The format, as explained in class on Friday, will be: multiple choice and short answer. For the short answer questions, you will choose two of three questions. The questions will be about character and theme in the book. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me!
Wednesday, August 30: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph discussing the hero of Last Book in the Universe. Who is the hero and why? Your answer should include one piece of textual evidence.
Thursday, August 31: Research four kinds of heroes. (for example, the kind of hero we discussed today in class was the "quest hero" because he or she went on a journey.) For each kind of hero, write a 2-3 sentence explanation of that hero. Be sure to cite the source you used for your research. Use Noodletools to create a correct MLA citation.
Friday, September 1: Complete "mini-book club" work for our first book club group meeting! Using The Last Book in the Universe, complete these tasks: 1. Choose one significant quote, and write it and the page number. Then write 1-2 sentence explanation of the quote. 2. Create one discussion question pertaining to the entire book. Write a 1-2 sentence answer/explanation to the question. 3. Create one small, simple drawing that shows an important scene or character in the book. 4. Choose one significant vocabulary word. Write its definition. 5. Write a 2-3 sentence connection to the book. That connection may be a way that you personally connect to it, a connection between the book and another book, a connection between the book and a movie, etc. Any connection is fine!


EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Monday, August 28: Prepare for your Last Book in the Universe assessment. This will assess your reading comprehension of the text. The format, as explained in class on Friday, will be: multiple choice and short answer. For the short answer questions, you will choose two of three questions. The questions will be about character and theme in the book. If you have any questions or concerns, please email me!
Tuesday, August 29: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph discussing the hero of Last Book in the Universe. Who is the hero and why? Your answer should include one piece of textual evidence.
Wednesday, August 30: Research four kinds of heroes. (for example, the kind of hero we discussed today in class was the "quest hero" because he or she went on a journey.) For each kind of hero, write a 2-3 sentence explanation of that hero. Be sure to cite the source you used for your research. Use Noodletools to create a correct MLA citation.
Friday, September 1: Complete "mini-book club" work for our first book club group meeting! Using The Last Book in the Universe, complete these tasks: 1. Choose one significant quote, and write it and the page number. Then write 1-2 sentence explanation of the quote. 2. Create one discussion question pertaining to the entire book. Write a 1-2 sentence answer/explanation to the question. 3. Create one small, simple drawing that shows an important scene or character in the book. 4. Choose one significant vocabulary word. Write its definition. 5. Write a 2-3 sentence connection to the book. That connection may be a way that you personally connect to it, a connection between the book and another book, a connection between the book and a movie, etc. Any connection is fine!

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 23-25

ALPHA, HISTORY:

Thursday, August 24: Re-read the syllabus through the "pop quiz" section. ALSO: Write a response to today's quote: "History doesn't repeat itself but it rhymes." Your response should be 2/3 of a page long. Please email me with any questions or concerns!
Friday, August 25: Read and explain the syllabus with a parent. Ask your parent to sign the page at the end. You also sign the page at the end. Bring the signed page to class.

BETA, HISTORY:
Thursday, August 24: Re-read the syllabus through the "pop quiz" section. ALSO: Write a response to today's quote: "History doesn't repeat itself but it rhymes." Your response should be 2/3 of a page long. Please email me with any questions or concerns!
Friday, August 25: Read and explain the syllabus with a parent. Ask your parent to sign the page at the end. You also sign the page at the end. Bring the signed page to class.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Thursday, August 24: Re-read the syllabus through the "journal" section. ALSO: Write a response to today's quote: "Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire." Your response should be 2/3 of a page long, but it may be longer if you wish! Please email me with any questions or concerns.

Friday, August 25: Read and explain the syllabus with a parent. Ask your parent to sign the page at the end. You also sign the page at the end. Bring the signed page to class.


EPSILON, ENGLISH:
Thursday, August 24: Re-read the syllabus through the "journal" section. ALSO: Write a response to today's quote: "Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire." Your response should be 2/3 of a page long, but it may be longer if you wish! Please email me with any questions or concerns.

Friday, August 25: Read and explain the syllabus with a parent. Ask your parent to sign the page at the end. You also sign the page at the end. Bring the signed page to class.








HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 22-26


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 22: Finish all the key figures/dates of the French/Haitian Revolution pages in your packet. ALSO, define the last five key terms of the Russian Revolution.
Tuesday, May 23: Fully complete all the Black Panther Party pages in your review packet.
Wednesday, May 24: Complete ALL the Arab Spring pages. ALSO: fill out the underlying causes and the conditions boxes for the Arab Spring on the Revolution Chart.
Thursday, May 25: Complete 3 Odd Man Out from your packet.
Friday, May 26: Choose two essay prompts and write a paragraph about each. ALSO: Complete the revolution map, distributed in class today.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 22: Finish all the key terms and figures of the French/Haitian Revolutions pages in your packet. ALSO: define the last five key terms of the Russian Revolution.
Tuesday, May 23: Fully complete all the Black Panther Party pages in your review packet.
Wednesday, May 24: Complete ALL the Arab Spring pages. ALSO: fill out the underlying causes and the conditions boxes for the Arab Spring on the Revolution Chart.
Wednesday, May 24: Complete ALL the Arab Spring pages. ALSO: fill out the underlying causes and the conditions boxes for the Arab Spring on the Revolution Chart.
Thursday, May 25: Complete 3 Odd Man Out from your packet.
Friday, May 26: Choose two essay prompts and write a paragraph about each. ALSO: Complete the revolution map, distributed in class today.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 22: Write a paragraph for each of the Antigone quotes in your packet. Make sure you include: who said it, to whom, what was the context and why it was important to the play.
Tuesday, May 23: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph connecting Antigone to one of the essential questions, found at the top of the wiki. ALSO: Define all the Chinua Achebe vocabulary.
Wednesday, May 24: Define and give examples of the literary devices for the Achebe unit. ALSO: Choose one Fahrenheit 451 quote and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the quote.
Thursday, May 25: Define all the Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary AND define personification and give an example from Fahrenheit 451.
Friday, May 26: Fully annotate "Theme for English B." Write a paragraph about one piece of figurative language used in the poem.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 22: Fully complete the Kite Runner pages in your packet. Define, give examples, fill out the pages as much as possible. Use your notes from class and re-read parts of the book if necessary.
Tuesday, May 23: Write 2-3 sentences about each Twelve Angry Men quote. ALSO: Define all the Romeo and Juliet literary devices.
Wednesday, May 24: Write a 4-5 line paragraph about each of the Antigone quotes.
Thursday, May 25: Write a 4-5 line paragraph about each Things Fall Apart quote.
Friday, May 26: Choose one essay prompt from the list at the back of the review packet. Create a practice outline. The outline should include: Thesis statement, three topic sentences, and a full conclusion.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 22: Write a short, 4-5 line paragraph for each of the Twelve Angry Men quotes in your packet. ALSO: define all the vocabulary for Twelve Angry Men.
Tuesday, May 23: Define all the Romeo and Juliet literary devices.
Wednesday, May 24: Finish the Antigone themes of power and blindness. Also complete the vocabulary and the literary devices for Things Fall Apart.
Thursday, May 25: Fully complete the first Fahrenheit 451 page.
Friday, May 26: Fully complete the poetry page in your packet.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 15-19


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 15: Complete the essay portion of your Arab Spring test. See the document distributed in class on Friday. Share your essay with me by the beginning of class Monday. Late essays will be docked 2 points per day late.
Tuesday, May 16: Write the definition for each Key Term of the Internet Revolution and write a new sentence using each key term. ALSO: Write 1-2 sentences about each Key Figure for the Internet Revolution.
Friday, May 19: Define each of the Key Terms on the Haitian/French page in your Review packet. ALSO: Write 1-2 sentences about the first three Key Figures/Dates.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 15: Complete the essay portion of your Arab Spring test. See the document distributed in class on Friday. Share your essay with me by the beginning of class Monday. Late essays will be docked 2 points per day late.
Tuesday, May 16: Write the definition for each Key Term of the Internet Revolution and write a new sentence using each key term. ALSO: Write 1-2 sentences about each Key Figure for the Internet Revolution.
Friday, May 19: Write the definition for each Key Term of the Industrial Revolution and write a new sentence using each key term. ALSO: Write 1-2 sentences about these Key Figures/Events from the Industrial Revolution: Thomas Newcomen, Robert Own, and the Enclosure Movement. All this work should be completed in your review packet.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 15: Continue to work on your Dystopian Short Story, due Wednesday, May 17. Please see the rubric and the story assignment page in your F451 packet. The story must be typed and printed. When you print your story, please include the word count at the bottom of each page.
Wednesday, May 17: Dystopian Short Story Due! Please print it and bring your rubric. ALSO: For the last two quotes from The Last Book in the Universe page in your review packet, write a 2-3 sentence explanation.
Thursday, May 18: Choose an Essential Question (found at the top of the wiki.) Write a paragraph explaining how Last Book in the Universe addresses that question.
Friday, May 19: Define the vocabulary word for Romeo and Juliet. Also, Define ALL the literary/dramatic/poetic devices from the Romeo and Juliet page in the packet.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 15:
Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due, PRINTED! by the beginning of the lesson on Monday, May 15. Please include the word count at the bottom of the last page.
Tuesday, May 16: For each of the vocabulary words on "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" page of your review packet, write its definition and a new sentence. Two of the sentences must be about "Omelas."
Wednesday, May 17: Complete the pages for The Last Book in the Universe by doing the following: Give two pieces of textual evidence showing two allusions from the book, and give two pieces of textual evidence showing two archetypes present in the book. Include page numbers! ALSO: Write one sentence explaining how Utopia is expressed in the book and one sentence explaining how Eden is expressed in the book. FINALLY, Answer this question in 1-2 sentences: What is the hero's journey? ALSO!!!! Define the first half of the Lord of the Flies vocabulary list in your packet. Write the definition of each word.
Thursday, May 18: Finish the Lord of the Flies vocabulary list. ALSO: Give 1-2 examples of characterization and motif from the book. Include page numbers! Bring your Lord of the Flies and Malala books to class!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 15:
Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due, PRINTED! by the beginning of the lesson on Monday, May 15. Please include the word count at the bottom of the last page.
Tuesday, May 16: For each of the vocabulary words on "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" page of your review packet, write its definition and a new sentence. Two of the sentences must be about "Omelas."
Wednesday, May 17: Complete the pages for The Last Book in the Universe by doing the following: Give two pieces of textual evidence showing two allusions from the book, and give two pieces of textual evidence showing two archetypes present in the book. Include page numbers! ALSO: Write one sentence explaining how Utopia is expressed in the book and one sentence explaining how Eden is expressed in the book. FINALLY, Answer this question in 1-2 sentences: What is the hero's journey?
ALSO!!!! Define the first half of the Lord of the Flies vocabulary list in your packet. Write the definition of each word.
Friday, May 19: Write a paragraph about each of the I Am Malala quotes in your packet. Be sure to include: who said it, to whom it was said, in what context, and how the quote relates to the work as a whole. Find the page numbers where the quotes are located. ALSO, bring your Malala and Kite Runner books to class!


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 8-12


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 8: Study for your Arab Spring Key Terms Quiz! self-immolation, sect, jurisdiction, theocracy, mandate ALSO: Write a paragraph answering this question: How did the Sykes-Picot Agreement help create the conditions for the Arab Spring?
Tuesday, May 9: Read and annotate President Wilson's 14 Points document, found in your Arab Spring packet. Be sure to note the point which Mr. Wilson uses to comment on the Sykes-Picot Agreement.
Wednesday, May 10: No specific homework. Begin studying for your Arab Spring test on Friday, May 12

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 8: Arab Spring Key Terms Quiz! self-immolation, sect, jurisdiction, theocracy, mandate
Tuesday, May 9: Read and annotate President Wilson's 14 Points document, found in your Arab Spring packet. Be sure to note the point which Mr. Wilson uses to comment on the Sykes-Picot Agreement.
Thursday, May 11: Study for your Arab Spring test on Friday, May 12.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 8: Write a paragraph response to today's discussion. ALSO: Read and annotate from pg. 130-140. We will have a Reading Quiz on those pages.
Wednesday, May 10: Finish reading F451!! ALSO, begin to think about this question, which we will use for a Socratic Seminar on Thursday: "Does uncertainty create unhappiness?"
*Also begin working on your Dystopian Short Story, due Wednesday, May 17. Please see the assignment page in your F451 packet and the rubric distributed in class on Monday, May 8. The story must be printed and handed in at the beginning of class to avoid late points taken off.
Thursday, May 11: In preparation for our Socratic Seminar, write a paragraph explaining your response to this question: "Does uncertainty create unhappiness?" Define uncertainty in your paragraph. Also, be sure to include one piece of textual evidence from F451 in your paragraph.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 8: In preparation for our final week of classes before we begin reviewing, you should do the following things toward your Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story. For the Sonnet: Use the letter writing prep page in your F451 packet. Complete the sentence starters, in the voice of one character from F451, to another character in F451. For your Dystopian Short Story: Create the main character of your story. Write down his or her name and 2-3 sentences description of the character. Create your dystopia--the society in which your story takes place. Write down 2-3 sentences description of that dystopian society. Any questions??? Please write me an email!
Tuesday, May 9: Begin work on your Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due Monday, May 15. We will discuss more fully the requirements for the Sonnet on Tuesday. Please see the assignment description for the Short Story in your F451 packet and the rubric, distributed in class on Monday.
Wednesday, May 10: Continue working on your Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due Monday, May 15.
Thursday, May 11: Continue working on your Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due, PRINTED! by the beginning of the lesson on Monday, May 15.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 8: Finish writing your "Fun Sonnet."
Tuesday, May 9: Work on your Sonnet and your Dystopian Short Story--both due Monday, May 15.
Wednesday, May 10: Continue working on your Sonnet and Dystopian Short Story, both due Monday, May 15.
Friday, May 12: Continue working on your Sonnet and Dystopian Short Story, both due, PRINTED! by the beginning of the lesson on Monday, May 15.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 1-5


ALPHA, HISTORY
Monday, May 1: Complete the Background Reading Chart of the Ottoman Empire in your packet. ALSO: Remember to ALWAYS review your notes....you never know when we will have a pop quiz!
Tuesday, May 2: Answer the questions at the bottom of the Background Reading Chart of the Ottoman Empire.
Wednesday, May 3: Read and annotate the letter from Henry MacMahon to Sherif Hussein. Your annotations should be: 2 starred items, 2 question marks, 2 underlined key terms and one comment in the margin.
Friday, May 5: Write a one-paragraph response to the Sykes-Picot Agreement, using the voice of Sherrif Hussein, the leader of the Arab people. Your paragraph must be in first person, as if Hussein himself were speaking. You must include one piece of textual evidence from the Sykes-Picot Agreement in your paragraph.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 1: Complete the Background Reading Chart of Ottoman Empire in your packet. ALSO: Remember to ALWAYS review your notes....you never know when we will have a pop quiz!
Tuesday, May 2: Write a paragraph response to this quote from today's presentation by Ms. Garcia-Navarro: "Journalism is the first draft of history." Be sure to include an example of something she talked about, like her experiences covering bomb sites, or her experience in Tahrir Square.
Thursday, May 4: Read and annotate the two letters between Sherif Hussein and Henry MacMahon. The annotations should be (for each letter): 2 starred items, 2 question marks, 2 underlined key terms, and one comment in the margin.
Friday, May 5: Read and annotate the Sykes-Picot Agreement. ALSO: Write 1-2 sentences explaining what Sherif Hussein would think about the Sykes-Picot Agreement. ALSO: Study for your Key Terms Quiz on Monday, May 8! self-immolation, sect, jurisdiction, theocracy, mandate

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 1: Read and FULLY ANNOTATE to the top of pg. 119 in F451.
Wednesday, May 3: Write a one paragraph (6-7 lines) response to today's discussion about censorship of speech vs. books. Include one piece of textual evidence from Fahrenheit 451 in your paragraph.
Thursday, May 4: Write 2-3 sentences on our Snowball exercise today. How did it go? What can we do to improve? ALSO: Complete the four boxes with textual evidence on the Censorship Theme chart in your F451 packet. Each piece of textual evidence you write should include the pg. # and be an example related to the theme of Censorship in the book.
Friday, May 5: Read and annotate from the top of pg. 119-middle of pg. 130.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 1: Read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," found in your F451 packet. Answer the following questions:
1. To what extent is Omelas a real place? 2. What does the story say about the conditions of happiness? 3. What/who do you think the child represents? 4. Would the other children in Omelas rather be the child in the basement? Your answers should be 2-3 sentences each and include a piece of textual evidence to support your thoughts
F451 QUEST ON THURSDAY, MAY 4! Topics will include: characters, symbols, themes and figurative language. We will review for the Quest on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2 and 3.
Tuesday, May 2: Re-read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas"
Wednesday, May 3: To help prepare for your Quest on F451, create a list of: 2 examples of figurative language, 1 theme from the book, 2 symbols, and 1 example of foreshadowing. For each of these, write a 1-2 sentence explanation.
Thursday, May 4: Study for your Quest on F451!!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 1: Create three more boxes on the symbols chart of your F451 packet. Write in the boxes: three different things the child might symbolize in the story and a piece of textual evidence for each.
ALSO: F451 QUEST ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 3! Topics will include: characters, symbols, themes and figurative language. We will review for the Quest on Monday and Tuesday, May 1 and 2.
Tuesday, May 2: To help prepare for your Quest on F451, create a list of: 2 examples of figurative language, 1 theme from the book, 2 symbols, and 1 example of foreshadowing. For each of these, write a 1-2 sentence explanation.
Wednesday, May 3: Study for your Quest! See your notes from today's discussion.
Friday, May 5: Choose the two characters you will use for your sonnet: from which character to which character? For example, you could write a sonnet from Mildred to Clarisse, or from Beatty to Mildred, or from Montag to Ms. Phelps, etc. Simply write the names down.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 24-28


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 24: Research the Ottoman Empire. Write a paragraph about your findings. Cite your source!
Tuesday, April 25: Answer the map discussion questions in your packet (the page is called Map Discussion Questions) for the Arab World in the Middle Ages map, also found in your packet. You may answer the questions at the bottom of the map page.
Wednesday, April 26: Answer the questions at the bottom of the Venn diagram page in your packet.
Friday, April 28: Create your own lists of "Odd Man Out." You must have three lists of three key figures. You must choose the odd man out from ONE of the lists.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 24: Answer the map discussion questions in your packet (the page is called Map Discussion Questions) for the Arab World in the Middle Ages map, also found in your packet. You may answer the questions at the bottom of the map page.
Tuesday, April 25: Answer the map discussion questions in your packet for the Modern Day Middle East map.
Friday, April 28: Read and fully annotate the World War I article in your Arab Spring packet. Fully annotated: At least 3 starred items, 2 items with question marks, 1 underlined key term and one comment in the margin. The comment must connect to another revolution we have studied this year.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 24: Define all the words on our vocabulary list. Also write a new sentence using each. Your list should include the page number for each word, including the last two we didn't find in class on Friday!
Wednesday, April 26: Write 3 paragraphs on the theme of happiness in Fahrenheit 451. Use one piece of textual evidence from the list we made on the board in class on Monday, in each paragraph. Each paragraph should be at least 6-7 lines long.
Thursday, April 27: Study for your F451 vocabulary quiz, which is Friday, April 28. Remember the Bonus options which are the etymologies of the words--on the board on Wednesday!
Friday, April 28: Study for your F451 vocabulary quiz, which is Friday, April 28. Remember the Bonus options which are the etymologies of the words--on the board on Wednesday!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 24: Finish reading F451! Also, write a 1-2 sentence response to the poem "Dover Beach," based on our poetry study work completed in class on Thursday. ALSO: please bring the homework that was due on Thursday, April 20--the higher level question responses--to class so I can check and give you credit!
Tuesday, April 25: Answer # 1-5 of the Happiness questions in your F451 packet.
Thursday, April 26: Finish the happiness questions in your F451 packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 24:
Tuesday, April 25: Answer # 6-10 of the Happiness questions in your F451 packet. ALSO: Read to the end of the book!
Wednesday, April 26: Read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" found in your F451 packet.
Friday, April 28: Answer each of these questions:
1. To what extent is Omelas a real place? 2. What does the story say about the conditions of happiness? 3. What/who do you think the child represents? 4. Would the other children in Omelas rather be the child in the basement? Your answers should be 2-3 sentences each and include a piece of textual evidence to support your thoughts

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 18-21


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 18: Complete the Middle East map, distributed in class on Friday, April 14. ALSO: Research this question: Why does ISIS exist? Write a 1-2 sentence answer, including the website you used. NOTE: This homework is now for Wednesday, April 19.
Friday, April 21: Read and annotate the BBC article in your packet: "Why Border Lines Drawn with a Ruler in WWI Still Rock the Middle East" Required annotations: 4 starred items, 3 question marks, 2 key terms, and one comment written in the margin.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 18: Complete the Middle East map, distributed in class on Friday, April 14.
Thursday, April 20: Read and annotate the BBC article in your packet: "Why Border Lines Drawn with a Ruler in WWI Still Rock the Middle East" Required annotations: 4 starred items, 3 question marks, 2 key terms, and one comment written in the margin.
Friday, April 21: Research the Ottoman Empire. Write a paragraph on your findings. Cite your source!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, April 19: Complete #11-20 in your comma packet. ALSO: read and annotate to the middle of pg. 76 in F451.
Thursday, April 20: Read and annotate pgs. 76-89 in Fahrenheit 451. BE SURE to annotate properly: you should note figurative language and what kind it is, any allusions Bradbury makes, any connection to a theme, and vocabulary words--including the definition in the margin. I will not accept any annotations other than these specified.
Friday, April 21: Read and annotate pgs. 91-106.
BE SURE to annotate properly: you should note figurative language and what kind it is, any allusions Bradbury makes, any connection to a theme, and vocabulary words--including the definition in the margin. For full homework credit, I will not accept any annotations other than these specified.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, April 18: Read and annotate to pg. 130. ALSO: Choose four of the following eight vocabulary words: cacophony, peculiar, harlequin, patronage, tallow, loam, Praetorian, odious, and complete the four vocabulary sheets distributed in class on Thursday.
Thursday, April 20: Answer each of these questions in 2-3 sentences: What was the underlying theme of parents wanting to have children but not raise them? How would you feel if you were the pariah in your community? Can you see a possible solution to Montag's house being burned? What would be the outcome if Faber never helped Montag?

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, April 18: Write a 3 paragraph response to this quote by Ursula LeGuin: “The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story.” ALSO: Read and annotate to the middle of pg. 115.
Wednesday, April 19: Choose one question from each category of the list we made on the board today. Answer each question in 2-3 sentences.
Friday, April 21: Vocabulary quiz! olfactory, mausoleum, sauterne, stratum, luminescent, odious, pulverized, cacophony

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 10-14


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 10: Work on your Black Panther Party assessment. We will begin presenting on Wednesday!
Tuesday, April 11: Work on your Black Panther Party assessment. We will begin presenting on Wednesday! Any work that is not complete on Wednesday will receive two points off for each day late.
Wednesday, April 12: Black Panther Party Assessments due!
Friday, April 14: Read the following article in preparation for a discussion to wrap up our Black Panther Party unit.
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 10: Work on your Black Panther Party assessment. We will begin presenting on Tuesday!
Tuesday, April 11: Finish your Black Panther Party assessment. Any work that is not complete Tuesday will receive two points off for each day late.
Thursday, April 13: Read the following article and be ready for a short Socratic Seminar on the topic, after we finish presenting the Black Panther Party Assessments.
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/rep-john-conyers-still-pushing-reparations-divided-america-n723151
THIS article is also very powerful:
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/06/the-case-for-reparations/361631/
Friday, April 14: Research this question: Why does ISIS exist? Write a paragraph about your findings. Cite the source you used. NOTE: There are many answers to and much debate about this question...for now I just want you to see what you find on the internet and tell me where you found it!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 10: Write a 2 paragraph response to today's discussion on Game and Movie Ratings. ALSO: read and annotate F451 to pg. 21
Wednesday, April 12: Read and annotate to top of pg. 32. ALSO, write a paragraph describing Clarisse. Your paragraph must be 6-7 lines long and include one piece of textual evidence.
Thursday, April 13: Read and annotate to the middle of pg. 45. ALSO: find one piece of textual evidence using figurative language that describes Mildred. Write down the textual evidence, including the page number where it is found.
Friday, April 14: Read and annotate to pg. 65.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 10: Read and annotate through pg. 50 of F451.
Tuesday, April 11: Read and annotate through pg. 65. ALSO: Write a paragraph comparing two of the characters we discussed in class today. Your paragraph must be 6-7 lines long and contain one piece of textual evidence.
Wednesday, April 12: Read and annotate from pg. 67-top of 88.
Thursday, April 13: Read and annotate through pg. 106.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 10: Read and annotate through pg. 50 of F451.
Tuesday, April 11: Read and annotate through pg. 65 of F451. ALSO: write a paragraph answering this question: Who is truly happy in the beginning of the book? Montag? Clarisse? Mildred? Include one piece of textual evidence in your writing.
Wednesday, April 12: Read and annotate from pg. 67-top of 88.
Friday, April 14: Read and annotate through pg. 106. ALSO: Finish your vocabulary worksheets that we started in class.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 3-7


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 4: Make your Black Panther Party assessment choice. Be sure you choose either horizontally, diagonally or vertically, INCLUDING the required time line. Write your choice on your assessment sheet.
Wednesday, April 5: Work on your Black Panther Party Assessment, due the week of April 10!
Friday, April 7: Continue working on your Black Panther Party Assessment. We will begin presenting on Wednesday, April 12.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 4: Make your Black Panther Party assessment choice. Be sure you choose either horizontally, diagonally or vertically, INCLUDING the required time line. Write your choice on your assessment sheet.
Thursday, April 6: Create three questions based on the last 30 minutes of the Black Panther video. Write each question so we can use them in our discussion.
Friday, April 7: Continue working on your Black Panther Party assessment. We will begin presenting on Tuesday, April 11.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, April 5: Complete #1 and #2 on the Censorship page of your F451 packet, distributed in class on Monday.
Thursday, April 6: Complete the "Meet the book" pages of your F451 packet.
Friday, April 7: Read through pg. 9 of F451. Be sure to complete two annotations per page. ALSO, read your notes from today's lecture on figurative language!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, April 4: Complete #1 and #2 of the Censorship page of your F451 packet.
Wednesday, April 5: Complete the two "Meet the book" pages in your F451 packet. DO NOT do the "read and annotate" portion at the bottom of the second page.
Thursday, April 6: Read and annotate to near the end of pg. 21. (Be sure to make two annotations per page.)


ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, April 4: Complete #1 and #2 of the Censorship page of your F451 packet.
Wednesday, April 5: Complete the two "Meet the book" pages in your F451 packet. ALSO do the "read and annotate" portion at the bottom of the second page.
Friday, April 7: Read and annotate to near the end of pg. 28. (Be sure to make two annotations per page.)

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 20-23


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 20: Research Huey Newton. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on his life and his significant contributions to the Black Panther Party.
Tuesday, March 21: Choose one of the six demands made by the Black Panther Party, found at the bottom of the first page of your packet. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about that demand, what it means to you, and why it was important to the Black Panther Party.
Wednesday, March 22: Answer #6 in your Black Panther Party viewing guide.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 20: Choose one of the demands made by the Black Panther Party, as seen in the video on Friday, and found in your packet. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph reflection on that demand.
Tuesday, March 21: Answer #8 in your video packet.
Thursday, March 23: Answer #4 in your video packet. Include your thoughts on the idea of a "black messiah" and the FBI's fear of one rising to power.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 20: Achebe Unit Quest! To prepare you need to: 1. Re-read all the texts: "Dead Men's Path" (on the wiki), "Thank You, Ma'am" (on the wiki), "Keeper of the Vigil" (found here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VVl4gbO4QX4rKBA9H2wPK0dGeLXuR8wYkV5hwr2uyhg/edit) and Rumi's "Do You Think I Know What I'm Doing?" (found here:
https://books.google.com/books?id=rWr2XFC7VLAC&pg=PA14&lpg=PA14&dq=do+you+think+i+know+what+i+doing+rumi&source=bl&ots=wHhMbQaJMu&sig=DtbV5Urs8KzxdbY4y3fGIkDF628&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwidlbGmnNvSAhWEilQKHbuOCakQ6AEIRTAK#v=onepage&q=do%20you%20think%20i%20know%20what%20i%20doing%20rumi&f=false)
Also, study your notes from class on Thursday, March 16 for the format and content of the Quest. Any questions, please email me!
Wednesday, March 22: Answer each of these questions in 1-2 sentences. 1. Do you think kids should actively try not to be like their parents? 2. Are there ever any situations where clear gender roles are necessary?
Thursday, March 23: Complete your book club work and also answer this question: Why do you or do you not want to read Things Fall Apart over the break?

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, March 21: Study for your Achebe unit test, Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22. Please see your notes from class on Wednesday, March 15 for the format and content of the test, your Things Fall Apart text, and our vocabulary lists (from the wiki.) The poem "Keeper of the Vigil" can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VVl4gbO4QX4rKBA9H2wPK0dGeLXuR8wYkV5hwr2uyhg/edit
The text of "Dead Men's Path" can be found here:
https://www.sabanciuniv.edu/HaberlerDuyurular/Documents/F_Courses_/2012/Dead_Mens_Path.pdf
For Part 1 of the test, given on Tuesday, please see your notes from class on Wednesday, March 15.
For Part 2 of the test, given on Wednesday, you will be asked to write a three-paragraph essay on one of these themes:

Clash of cultures
Men and masculinity
Gender roles
Family (especially Father/Son)

I will choose three of these to put on the test and you will pick one.
VOCABULARY WORD BANK FOR ESSAY PORTION OF TEST!
fibrous, frenzy, intoxicating, bouts, feign, rebuked, stunted, harbingers, copiously
spectators, improvident, haggard, compensation, imperious, emissary, perpetual, capricious, incipient, brusqueness, kindred, benevolent

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 20: Read "Dead Men's Path," by Chinua Achebe, found at this link:
https://www.sabanciuniv.edu/HaberlerDuyurular/Documents/F_Courses_/2012/Dead_Mens_Path.pdf
ALSO:
Study for your Achebe unit test, Wednesday, March 22. Please see your notes from class on Friday, March 17 for the format and content of the test, your Things Fall Apart text, and our vocabulary lists (from the wiki.) The poem "Keeper of the Vigil" can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VVl4gbO4QX4rKBA9H2wPK0dGeLXuR8wYkV5hwr2uyhg/edit

For Part 1 of the test, please see your notes from class on Friday, March 17. You will be asked four questions about literary devices used by Achebe and Yokunmakaa in their works. You will choose three and answer each in a full, 6-7 line paragraph.
For Part 2 of the test, you will be asked to write a three-paragraph essay on one of these themes:

Clash of cultures
Men and masculinity
Gender roles
Family (especially Father/Son)

I will choose three of these to put on the test and you will pick one.
VOCABULARY WORD BANK FOR ESSAY PORTION OF TEST!
fibrous, frenzy, intoxicating, bouts, feign, rebuked, stunted, harbingers, copiously
spectators, improvident, haggard, compensation, imperious, emissary, perpetual, capricious, incipient, brusqueness, kindred, benevolent

Tuesday, March 21: Write one paragraph answer to this question: How does Chinua Achebe use irony in Dead Men's Path? ALSO!! Study for your test! (see above)
Wednesday, March 22: Test! See above.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 14-18


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 13: Russian Revolution Test! Please see the review packet distributed in class last week. Any questions? Please email me!
Tuesday, March 14: Choose one of the following Key Figures for the Black Panther Party. Key Figures: Kathleen Cleaver, Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale Research that figure and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about him or her. Your paragraph should answer these questions: When was he/she born? What was his/her significant contribution to the Black Panther Party?

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 13: Russian Revolution Test! Please see the review packet distributed in class last week. Any questions? Please email me!
Tuesday, March 14: Choose one of the following Key Figures for the Black Panther Party. Key Figures: Kathleen Cleaver, Eldridge Cleaver, Bobby Seale Research that figure and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about him or her. Your paragraph should answer these questions: When was he/she born? What was his/her significant contribution to the Black Panther Party?
Friday, March 17: Research Huey Newton. What was his role in the Black Panther Party?

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 13: Write your influential person poem. Your poem must include two examples of figurative language, such as simile, metaphor, alliteration, personification or repetition. ALSO: write 2-3 sentences explaining the language choices you made in the poem and 2-3 sentence explaining the structural choices (line length, number of lines, number of stanzas, punctuation) you made in the poem. Please type and print your poem. NOTE: Chrisyln, Will and Zoe, as we agreed, please share your poems with me so we can analyze them as a class!
Wednesday, March 15: Write a one paragraph (6-7 lines) reflection on Zoe's poem from today's class. Think about: 1. Her use of repetition (the same stanza repeated at the beginning and at the end) 2. Her use/lack of punctuation (remember the stanza with no punctuation at all!) 3. Her use of metaphor ("safe haven") and simile ("like water through floorboards") 4. Your feeling/response to the poem's content. What did it mean to you?
Friday, March 17: Complete your individual Book Club work. Be sure to include pg. numbers for all your work!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 13: Read chs. 22 and 23 of Things Fall Apart. Complete the chart and the journal entry (2-3 paragraphs) for the chapters.
Tuesday, March 14: Answer the questions for ch. 23 in your packet. The questions are on pgs. 78-80.
Thursday, March 16: Read "Dead Men's Path," by Chinua Achebe, found at this link:
https://www.sabanciuniv.edu/HaberlerDuyurular/Documents/F_Courses_/2012/Dead_Mens_Path.pdf


ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 13: Read chs. 22 and 23 of Things Fall Apart. Complete the chart and the journal entry (2-3 paragraphs) for the chapters.
Tuesday, March 14: Answer the questions for ch. 23 in your packet. The questions are on pgs. 78-80. ALSO, if you are so inclined, please answer this question in 1-2 sentences, based on our discussion of truth/belief: What is the difference between the unmasking of the ancestral spirit and the burning down of the church?
Friday, March 17: Answer the "end of book" question, on the last pg. of your Things Fall Apart packet. Your answer should be a full, 6-7 line paragraph.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 6-10


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 6: Re-watch the Khan Academy Communism video found here:
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/cold-war/v/communism ALSO: study your notes about the Animal Farm/Russian Revolution characters from today's class.
Tuesday, March 7: Complete the character representation packet, distributed in class on Monday, March 6. Complete ALL THREE PAGES! ALSO: Begin reviewing for your Russian Revolution test, which is Friday, March 10.
Wednesday, March 8: For each of the following key terms, complete the worksheet distributed in class on Tuesday, March 7. Exploit, Proletariat, Autocrat, Totalitarianism, Propaganda
Friday, March 10: Study for your Russian Revolution test, which has been changed to Monday, March 13.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 6: Finish reading Animal Farm. ALSO, complete the character representation packet, distributed in class on Thursday, March 2.
Tuesday, March 7: Watch the Khan Academy Communism video found here:
https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history/euro-hist/cold-war/v/communism ALSO: Complete the first box on your Russian Revolution review packet, distributed in class on Monday, March 6. Begin reviewing for your test, which is Monday, March 13.
Thursday, March 9: For each of the following key terms, complete the worksheet distributed in class on Tuesday, March 7. Exploit, Proletariat, Autocrat, Totalitarianism, Propaganda
Friday, March 10: Study for your Russian Revolution test, Monday, March 13.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 6: For each of the following words, find its definition and write a sentence using the word. vigil, pellet, repose, Lagos, (this is a proper noun) ignited, plaintive, cassava, picturesque
Wednesday, March 8: Vocabulary quiz on the list found on Monday, March 6.
Thursday, March 9: Answer this question in 2-3 sentences: Why do you need to know about Chinua Achebe?
Friday, March 10: NO BOOK CLUB!! Instead, in preparation for your poem about the influential person you chose, complete these three tasks: 1. Write the name of the influential person. 2. Write 1-2 sentences about his or her influence. 3. Choose the number of stanzas your poem will have.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 6: Read chs. 17-19 of Things Fall Apart. Complete the questions for chs. 17 and 18 in your packet.
Tuesday, March 7: Complete the chart on pg. 68 of your Things Fall Apart packet.
Wednesday, March 8: Read ch. 20 of Things Fall Apart. Complete pgs. 72-73 of your packet, including the chart at the top of pg. 72 and # 1-10.
Thursday, March 9: Answer #11-14 and the Closing question on pg. 74 of your packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 6: Read chs. 17-19 of Things Fall Apart. Complete the questions for chs. 17 and 18 in your packet.
Tuesday, March 7: Complete the chart on pg. 68 of your Things Fall Apart packet.
Wednesday, March 8: Read ch. 20 of Things Fall Apart. Complete pgs. 72-73 of your packet, including the chart at the top of pg. 72 and # 1-10.
Friday, March 10: Answer #11-14 and the Closing question on pg. 74 of your packet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 3


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 27: Complete the ch. 6 questions started in class on Friday, February 24. The link to the questions can be found here:
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/animal-farm-chapter-6-review-questions.htm
Friday, March 3: Read chs. 7-10 of Animal Farm. Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: What is George Orwell saying about revolutions through his book Animal Farm?

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 27: Complete the ch. 6 questions started in class on Friday, February 24. The link to the questions can be found here:
http://www.ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/animal-farm-chapter-6-review-questions.htm
Tuesday, February 28: Read chs. 7-8 of Animal Farm. Complete "mini book club" work. The work should include: 1. One discussion question. 2. One quote. 3. One brief illustration 4. One paragraph connection between ch. 7 and the actual events of the Russian Revolution.
Thursday, March 2: Read chs. 8-9 of Animal Farm.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 27: Using the prewriting you completed on Thursday, February 23, write the outline for your "Dead Men's Path"/"Thank You, Ma'am" essay. Remember the outline must include: Thesis statement, Claim #1, Claim #2, Claim #3, Full conclusion. (the full conclusion must re-state your thesis, all your claims and leave something for your reader to ponder) Please refer to your notes from class on Thursday. Also, please write me an email with any questions you may have!
Thursday, March 2: Using the prewriting you completed on Thursday, February 23, write the outline for your "Dead Men's Path"/"Thank You, Ma'am" essay. Remember the outline must include: Thesis statement, Claim #1, Claim #2, Claim #3, Full conclusion. (the full conclusion must re-state your thesis, all your claims and leave something for your reader to ponder) Please refer to your notes from class on Thursday. Also, please write me an email with any questions you may have!
Friday, March 3: Prepare your individual book club work. Be sure to complete all the necessary requirements for your job, and include page numbers!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 27: Read chapters 15 and 16 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete # 1-12, pgs. 56-57 of the Things Fall Apart packet.
Tuesday, February 28: Finish the questions for ch. 14 in your Things Fall Apart packet. (#13-18, inclusive) ALSO: Study for your vocabulary quiz! The quiz will consist of multiple choice and short answer questions.
Thursday, March 2: Write one paragraph about our incipient discussion today on ch. 14 of Things Fall Apart. Think about some of the ideas that came up: Why did Achebe write this chapter about women? What is powerful about the Mother's village? Is giving comfort a weakness? Your paragraph should include one piece of textual evidence from ch. 14.
Friday, March 3: Re-read ch. 15, answering the questions (#1-12) in the packet as you read.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 27: For each of the following vocabulary words, give its definition and use it in a sentence pertaining to Things Fall Apart. Vocab: fibrous, frenzy, intoxicating, bouts, feign, rebuked, stunted, harbingers, copiously VOCAB QUIZ ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28!
Tuesday, February 28: Study for your vocabulary quiz! The quiz will consist of multiple choice and short answer questions.
Wednesday, March 1: Write one paragraph about ch. 14 of Things Fall Apart. Think about some of these ideas: Why did Achebe write this chapter about women? What is powerful about the Mother's village? Is giving comfort a weakness? Your paragraph should include one piece of textual evidence from ch. 14.
Friday, March 3: Read ch. 15 and answer the questions for the chapter in your packet. Answer #1-12.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21-24


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, February 21: Read ch. 1 of Animal Farm, distributed in class on Friday, February 17. ALSO: Re-read the Revolutions Review chart. Find three commonalities between the revolutions. For example, both the Haitian and the French started in 1789. Write a sentence for each of the commonalities.
Wednesday, February 22: Read chapters 2 and 3 of Animal Farm. Study your notes from today's powerpoint!
Friday, February 24: Read chapter 5 of Animal Farm. Create 5 discussion questions about the chapter. Write each question and its answer.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, February 21: Read ch. 2 of Animal Farm. ALSO: Re-read the Revolutions Review chart. Find three commonalities between the revolutions. For example, both the Haitian and the French started in 1789. Write a sentence for each of the commonalities.
Thursday, February 23: Read chapters 3 and 4 of Animal Farm. Study your notes from today's powerpoint!
Friday, February 24: Read chapter 5 of Animal Farm. Create 5 discussion questions about the chapter. Write each question and its answer.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, February 22: Create a STEAL chart for one of the characters from "Thank you, Ma'am." Include a piece of textual evidence for each letter. The story can be found here:
http://photos.state.gov/libraries/hochiminh/646441/vantt/Thank%20You_%20Ma_am.pdf
Thursday, February 23: Answer one of the questions you wrote today in class, about the two stories. Your answer should include three ideas. Those three ideas will then be developed into the three body paragraphs of your essay. Any questions? Please write me email!
Friday, February 24: Complete your own individual book club work. Be sure to complete all the necessary parts of your job. Be sure to include page numbers!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, February 21: Read chs. 11-13 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete pgs. 42-45 in your packet. For pg. 42, choose one symbol and its possible meaning; choose one event from the story and its possible lesson for the reader. For pg. 43, answer the two questions at the top; choose one category of social structures. For pgs. 44-45, choose one bullet point from each category of the chart to explain with textual evidence.
Wednesday, February 22: Complete pgs. 52 and 53 in your Things Fall Apart packet, including the question at the bottom of pg. 53.
Thursday, February 23: Read ch. 14 of Things Fall Apart, underlining or highlighting these words each time they appear: mother, female, wives, bride, daughter. ALSO: For each of the following vocabulary words, give its definition and use it in a sentence pertaining to Things Fall Apart. Vocab: fibrous, frenzy, intoxicating, bouts, feign, rebuked, stunted, harbingers, copiously VOCAB QUIZ ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, February 21: Read chs. 11-13 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete pgs. 42-45 in your packet. For pg. 42, choose one symbol and its possible meaning; choose one event from the story and its possible lesson for the reader. For pg. 43, answer the two questions at the top; choose one category of social structures. For pgs. 44-45, choose one bullet point from each category of the chart to explain with textual evidence.
Wednesday, February 22:
Complete pgs. 52 and 53 in your Things Fall Apart packet, including the question at the bottom of pg. 53. ALSO, answer this question in at least one sentence: Is Okonkwo a tragic hero?
Friday, February 24: Answer #1-12 for ch. 14 in your Things Fall Apart packet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13-17


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 13: Create the thesis statement for your DBQ essay. The statement should include the three main ideas you will write about in your essay. The thesis statement should answer the Central Historical Question: "What role did slavery play in the French and Haitian revolutions?" Please write your thesis statement on your DBQ packet.
Tuesday, February 14: Write the outline for your DBQ essay. The outline should include: Thesis statement and three topic sentences/claims. We will write the essay in class on Wednesday, February 15.
Wednesday, February 15: Bring all your materials for your in-class essay: the DBQ, your notes, prewriting and outline.
Friday, February 17: Complete the Revolutions Review chart distributed in class on Wednesday, February 15.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 13: Create the thesis statement for your DBQ essay. The statement should include the three main ideas you will write about in your essay. The thesis statement should answer the Central Historical Question: "What role did slavery play in the French and Haitian revolutions?" Please write your thesis statement on your DBQ packet.
Tuesday, February 14: Write the outline for your DBQ essay. The outline should include: Thesis statement and three topic sentences/claims. We will write the essay in class.
Thursday, February 16: Complete the Revolutions Review chart distributed in class on Tuesday, February 14.
Friday, February 17: Read ch. 1 of Animal Farm.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 13: Answer the following questions, in 1-2 sentences each: 1. Do you think the villagers were justified in their actions against Michael Obi? 2. How do Micheal Obi's motivations differ from those of the village priest? 3. How would you describe the relationship between Michael Obi and his wife, Nancy?
Wednesday, February 15: Prepare for your vocabulary quiz on the vocab words from "Dead Men's Path." You should know the definition of each word and be able to use it in a sentence related to the story.
Thursday, February 16: Read Langston Hughes' short story, "Thank you, Ma'am," found at this link:
http://photos.state.gov/libraries/hochiminh/646441/vantt/Thank%20You_%20Ma_am.pdf
Friday, February 17: Prepare your individual work for your book club group tomorrow. ALSO: Complete a STEAL chart for ONE of the characters from "Thank You, Ma'am." Remember, a STEAL chart includes an example of a character's Speech, Thoughts, Effects on other characters, Actions and Looks. Find a piece of textual evidence for each category in the chart.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 13: Read chapters 6 and 7 of Things Fall Apart. ALSO: For each of the following vocabulary words, give its definition and write a sentence using the word, according to the context of Things Fall Apart. spectators, improvident, haggard, compensation, imperious, emissary, perpetual, capricious, incipient, brusqueness, kindred, benevolent
Tuesday, February 14: Complete your book club work.
Wednesday, February 15: Read chs. 8 and 9 of Things Fall Apart.
Thursday, February 16: Read ch. 10 of Things Fall Apart. ALSO: Complete pgs. 37 and 38 (the ch. 10 pages) in your packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 13: Read chapters 6 and 7 of Things Fall Apart. ALSO: For each of the following vocabulary words, give its definition and write a sentence using the word, according to the context of Things Fall Apart. spectators, improvident, haggard, compensation, imperious, emissary, perpetual, capricious, incipient, brusqueness, kindred, benevolent
Tuesday, February 14: Complete your book club work.
Wednesday, February 15: Read chs. 8 and 9 of Things Fall Apart.
Friday, February 17: Read ch. 10 of Things Fall Apart. ALSO: Complete pgs. 37 and 38 (the ch. 10 pages) in your packet. ALSO: Answer this question in at least one sentence: Is Okonkwo a tragic hero?

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 6-10


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 6: Answer #1-5 on the Document E, portrait of Toussaint L'ouverture page in your DBQ packet.
Tuesday, February 7: Answer #1-6 for Document F, the portrait of Napoleon in your DBQ packet.
Wednesday, February 8: Answer #7-11 of Document F, the portrait of Napoleon, in your DBQ packet.
Friday, February 10: Complete the chart you started in class today. The chart should include each document in our DBQ and notes on how slavery is reflected by that document.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 6: Complete the Synthesis of Documents C and D questions in your DBQ packet.
Tuesday, February 7: Complete #6-10 for Document E, the portrait of Toussaint L'ouverture, in your DBQ packet.
Thursday, February 9: Answer #13 for Document F and complete the paragraph starter, found on the last page of your DBQ packet.
Friday, February 10: Complete the chart you started in class today. The chart should include each document in our DBQ and notes on how slavery is reflected by that document.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 6: Complete your take home test, due at the beginning of the lesson. Late tests will not be accepted!
Wednesday, February 8: Write down the names of your book club group, their jobs for your first meeting, (Feb. 17) and the name of your chosen book.
Thursday, February 9: Read "Dead Men's Path," distributed in class on Wednesday, February 8.
Friday, February 10: Complete your book club work. Be sure to include page numbers for all your work!


GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 6: Read pgs. 1-20 of Things Fall Apart. In order to facilitate a greater understanding of the book, create a 10-word (or short phrase) list from your reading. The words or phrases should be important terms, proper nouns or any phrase necessary to help us to understand the world of the story. For each word, write a sentence explanation.
Tuesday, February 7: Be sure you have read chapters 1 and 2 of Things Fall Apart. ALSO answer #1-5 of the Proverbs page in your packet.
Wednesday, February 8: Read ch. 3 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete pg. 9 in your packet. Choose three proverbs from your reading, and explain each one.
Thursday, February 9: Read chapters 4 and 5 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete the symbols page in your packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 6: Complete the page entitled "Proverbs" in your Things Fall Apart packet. You should complete numbers 1-5.
Tuesday, February 7: Read chapters 1 and 2 of Things Fall Apart. Complete the charts for Okonkwo and Unoka in your packet.
Wednesday, February 8: Read ch. 3 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete pg. 9 in your packet. Choose three proverbs from your reading, and explain each one.
Friday, February 10: Read chapters 4 and 5 of Things Fall Apart. Also, complete the symbols page in your packet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 30-FEBRUARY 3


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 30: Finish the synthesis of Documents A and B page in your DBQ packet.
Wednesday, February 1: Answer #1-8 of Document C in your DBQ packet.
Friday, February 3: Complete the three Document C and D synthesis questions in your DBQ packet.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 30: Answer #1 and #2 of the synthesis of Documents A and B in your DBQ packet.
Thursday, February 2: Finish the first pg. of Document C: The Demographics of St. Domingue, in your DBQ packet.
Friday, February 3: Use the link to view the Three Estates political cartoon, and the Three Estates in Pre-revolutionary France pie chart, which make up Document D.
http://images.slideplayer.com/37/10690923/slides/slide_9.jpg
Then answer these questions: Which estate is being crushed by taxes in the image on this poster? Which estate contained the majority of people in France? How could the situation shown in the two pictures lead to Revolution?

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 30: Fully annotate your poem, according to instructions #1 and #2 on the last sheet of your Poetry Out Loud packet.
Wednesday, February 1: Answer question #3 and #4 on the last page of your Poetry Out Loud packet. Your answers should be at least 2-3 sentences each and written on a separate sheet of paper. REMEMBER: Our class competition is Thursday, February 2!
Thursday, February 2: Be ready for our class Poetry Out Loud competition! You need your poem and your rubric, which is on the front of your Poetry Out Loud packet.
Friday, February 3: Read pg. 40 of Antigone. Answer this question in 2-3 sentences: How does Tiresias change Creon's mind?

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 30:Antigone essay due at the end of the lesson. You will have use of laptops during the lesson on Monday, January 30. See the assignment sheet and rubric distributed in class on Monday, January 23. Also, work on your poem! Spend at least 20 minutes of practice aloud. Class competition is Thursday, February 2:
Wednesday, February 1: Work on your poem! Spend 20 mins working on memorization. Remember the Teaching Artist suggested memorizing three lines at a time. Class competition is Thursday, February 2! Be sure to bring your Poetry Out Loud rubric to the competition!
Thursday, February 2: Be ready for our class Poetry Out Loud competition! You need your poem and your rubric.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 30: Antigone essay due at the end of the lesson. You will have use of laptops during the lesson on Monday, January 30! See the assignment sheet and rubric distributed in class on Monday, January 23. Also, work on your poem! Spend at least 20 minutes of practice aloud. Class competition is Wednesday, February 1!
Wednesday, February 1: Bring your Poetry Out Loud rubric and be ready for the competition!
Friday, February 3: In order to facilitate greater understanding of Things Fall Apart, create a 10-word (or short phrase) list. The words or phrases should be important terms, proper nouns or any phrase necessary to help us to understand the world of the story. For each word, write a sentence explanation. (The words or phrases should be from your reading of the book today in class.)



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 24-27

ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 23: Complete the first page in your DBQ packet. Answer #1-8 about the Haitian Constitution excerpts.
Tuesday, January 24: Answer #1-6 on the Declaration of the Rights of Man page (Document B) in your DBQ packet.
Friday, January 27: Answer #1 from the Synthesis of Documents A and B pg. in your DBQ. Your answer must be 2-3 sentences long.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 23: Complete the first page in your DBQ packet. Answer #1-8 about the Haitian Constitution excerpts.
Thursday, January 26: Answer #1-6 on the Declaration of the Rights of Man page (Document B) in your DBQ packet.
Friday, January 27: Define each of the following key terms, from Article 17 of The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. You should underline each word in the article and write its definition on the declaration page of the packet. (Don't do this work on a separate sheet of paper--all work should be in the packet itself, on the article.) Key Terms: inviolable, sacred, deprived, equitably, indemnified.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 23: For each of the following four characters, write which archetype he or she represents. Also, find a modern-day equivalent (or version) of that character/archetype. The characters are: Antigone, Creon, Ismene and Haemon. Questions? Please email me!
Wednesday, January 25: Define each of these words: archetype, martyr, exile, edict, infallible, sanctimonious, transgress, immortal, anarchy, invincible
Thursday, January 26: Choose either quote #4 or quote #5 from your Antigone packet. Annotate the quote: Underline important words or phrases and answer who said it? to whom? Then, paraphrase the quote in your own words. Finally, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to the quote.
Friday, January 27: Choose two possible poems for Poetry Out Loud. Print both poems. ALSO, answer numbers 1-4 in the Poetry Out Loud packet. The page says "Poetry Out Loud" at the top.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 23: Finish reading Antigone! *NOTE* The aforementioned homework was in error! The homework assigned in class on Thursday was to read to pg. 41 and write a paragraph on Antigone's relevance to modern day American society. If you either read to the end of the play or completed the homework assigned in class on Thursday, you will receive credit.
Tuesday, January 24: Define each of these Latin roots. ALSO, finish reading the play! You may also begin your prewriting for the Antigone essay, which is due Wednesday, January 25.
Ex
Culp
Trans
Im/In
Vinc/vict
Con/Co
Corp
Just/Jud
Frater/fratri
Pater/patri
Arch
Cide
Piet
Petri
Wednesday, January 25:
Complete the prewriting for your Antigone essay. The prewriting should be in the form of a graphic organizer, (with at least three circles out of the main inner circle) OR a listing of ideas (with at least 6 ideas listed.)
Friday, January 27: Complete the outline for your Antigone essay. The outline must include: Thesis statement, topic sentences and full conclusion. ALSO, print two possible poems for our Poetry Out Loud competition, Wednesday, February 1.


GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 23: Archetypal Characters from Antigone: Choose four characters from the play. For each character, state which archetype he or she represents, describe the character with 1-2 adjectives, and give a quote (including pg. number) by the character to support your ideas. You may create a chart, such as the one written on the board in class, or you may compose a paragraph.
Tuesday, January 24: Define each of these Latin roots. You may also begin the prewriting for your Antigone essay. The prewriting is due Wednesday, January 25.
Ex
Culp
Trans
Im/In
Vinc/vict
Con/Co
Corp
Just/Jud
Frater/fratri
Pater/patri
Arch
Cide
Piet
Petri
Wednesday, January 25: Complete the prewriting for your Antigone essay. The prewriting should be in the form of a graphic organizer, (with at least three circles out of the main inner circle) OR a listing of ideas (with at least 6 ideas listed.)
Thursday, January 26: Complete the outline for your Antigone essay. The outline must include: Thesis statement, topic sentences and full conclusion. ALSO, print two possible poems for our Poetry Out Loud competition, Thursday, February 2.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 17-19


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, January 17: Research the Reign of Terror from the French Revolution. Answer these two questions in 1-2 sentences each: What was the Reign of Terror? What did Robespierre do in the Reign of Terror?
Wednesday, January 18: Create a relative chronology for the Haitian and the French Revolutions. Your chronology should include eight important events that happened in the two revolutions. List the events in the order in which they occurred. If you have any questions, please email me!
Thursday, January 19: Read the article of the Haitian Constitution assigned to you in class today. Write a 2-3 sentence explanation of the article. Be ready to explain the article in class tomorrow as we begin our DBQ. The link to the Haitian Constitution is here:
http://thelouvertureproject.org/index.php?title=Haitian_Constitution_of_1801_(English)

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, January 17: Research the Reign of Terror from the French Revolution. Answer these two questions in 1-2 sentences each: What was the Reign of Terror? What did Robespierre do in the Reign of Terror?
Wednesday, January 18: Create a relative chronology for the Haitian and the French Revolutions. Your chronology should include eight important events that happened in the two revolutions. List the events in the order in which they occurred. If you have any questions, please email me!
Thursday, January 19: Read the article of the Haitian Constitution assigned to you in class today. Write a 2-3 sentence explanation of the article. Be ready to explain the article in class tomorrow as we begin our DBQ.
The link to the Haitian Constitution is here:
http://thelouvertureproject.org/index.php?title=Haitian_Constitution_of_1801_(English)

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, January 17: Complete the Chorus page and the first vocabulary page in your Antigone packet. ALSO: Read pgs. 18-20, including full annotations.
Wednesday, January 18: Read pgs. 25-29 of Antigone, including full annotations.
Thursday, January 19: Read pgs. 29-33 of Antigone. Also, be ready to discuss Creon and Haemon and their argument!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, January 17: Read pgs. 23-33 in Antigone, with full annotations. Note the Chorus' stance toward Antigone. Does the Chorus approve of Antigone's actions? ALSO! Study for your vocabulary quiz. The words are: piety, progeny, bereft, hindering, incur, wrought, behest, interred, abhorred.
Wednesday, January 18: Read from pg. 33 to the middle of 37 of Antigone. Full annotations!
Monday, January 24: Archetypal Characters from Antigone: Choose four characters from the play. For each character, state which archetype he or she represents, describe the character with 1-2 adjectives, and give a quote (including pg. number) by the character to support your ideas. You may create a chart, such as the one written on the board in class, or you may compose a paragraph.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, January 17: Read pgs. 19-29 in Antigone, with full annotations.
Wednesday, January 18: Read pgs. 32-37 of Antigone with full annotations.
Thursday, January 19: Archetypal Characters from Antigone: Choose four characters from the play. For each character, state which archetype he or she represents, describe the character with 1-2 adjectives, and give a quote (including pg. number) by the character to support your ideas. You may create a chart, such as the one written on the board in class, or you may compose a paragraph.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 9-13


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 9: Research the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. You can find the document itself at this link:
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/rightsof.asp
Answer the following questions: 1. When was it written? 2. Who wrote it? 3. Why was it written? 4. Choose one article in the declaration and write why you think that article is important. ALSO: Watch this brief video about Fonkoze
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nSpw_47fTU and answer this question: How does Fonkoze help women to rise out of poverty?
Tuesday, January 10: Review your boxes and bullets from last week--France before the French Revolution. Also review today's notes from the talk by Ms. Parke, our guest speaker from Fonkoze!
Wednesday, January 11: Review for your French Revolution quiz on Friday, January 13. Review pgs. 340-346 from the history book, your boxes and bullets about those pages, this Napoleon video:
http://www.history.com/topics/napoleon/videos/napoleon
and this Kahoot:
https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/7d4606df-2e97-4a9b-809c-4569e2e24f96
You should also know these key terms: privilege, clergy, nobility, bourgoisie, secular
Friday, January 13: Prepare for your French Revolution quiz! Review pgs. 340-346 from the history book, your boxes and bullets about those pages, this Napoleon video:
http://www.history.com/topics/napoleon/videos/napoleon
and this Kahoot:
https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/7d4606df-2e97-4a9b-809c-4569e2e24f96
You should also know these key terms: privilege, clergy, nobility, bourgoisie, secular


BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, January 9: Watch these brief videos about Fonkoze
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nSpw_47fTU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq8uSiP6_lQ
and answer these questions: 1. How does Fonkoze help women to rise out of poverty? 2. How do the women help each other? Your answers to the questions should be 1-2 sentences each.
Tuesday, January 10: Review your boxes and bullets from last week--France before the French Revolution. Also review today's notes from the talk by Ms. Parke, our guest speaker from Fonkoze!
Thursday, January 12: Review for your French Revolution quiz on Friday, January 13. Review pgs. 340-346 from the history book, your boxes and bullets about those pages, this Napoleon video:
http://www.history.com/topics/napoleon/videos/napoleon
and this Kahoot:
https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/7d4606df-2e97-4a9b-809c-4569e2e24f96
You should also know these key terms: privilege, clergy, nobility, bourgoisie, secular
Thursday, January 12: Review for your French Revolution quiz on Friday, January 13. Review pgs. 340-346 from the history book, your boxes and bullets about those pages, this Napoleon video:
http://www.history.com/topics/napoleon/videos/napoleon
and this Kahoot:
https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/7d4606df-2e97-4a9b-809c-4569e2e24f96
You should also know these key terms: privilege, clergy, nobility, bourgoisie, secular

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 9: Complete the siblings page in your Antigone packet. For each task, you should write a full, 6-7 line paragraph.
Wednesday, January 11: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph reflection on Creon's quote from pg. 8: "Howbeit it is impossible to know the spirit of any man, purpose or will, before it be displayed by exercise in government and laws."
Thursday, January 12: Read and annotate pg. 12 and the first half of pg. 13 of Antigone.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 9: Write a paragraph comparing and contrasting Antigone and Ismene, based on the dialogue in the beginning of the play. Your paragraph should include two pieces of textual evidence.
Tuesday, January 10: Working with the packet distributed in class today, divide up the first chorus in reasonable sections of several lines. Summarize each section in 1 sentence.
Wednesday, January 11:
Create a 5 word vocabulary list from Antigone, pgs. 1-9. For each word, write its definition and use it in a sentence of your own creation about Antigone. (i.e. don't simply write the quote where the word is found in the play)
Thursday, January 12: Read the second chorus, often referred to as the "Ode to Man," found on pgs. 13-15 in your Antigone book. Fully annotate, referring to your notes from Thursday, January 5, for the required annotations. ALSO, begin preparing for your vocabulary quiz on Tuesday, January 17. The words are: piety, progeny, bereft, hindering, incur, wrought, behest, interred, abhorred.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 9: Write a paragraph comparing and contrasting Antigone and Ismene, based on the dialogue in the beginning of the play. Your paragraph should include two pieces of textual evidence.
Tuesday, January 10: Create a 5 word vocabulary list from Antigone, pgs. 1-9. For each word, write its definition and use it in a sentence of your own creation. (i.e. don't simply write the quote where the word is found in the play)
Wednesday, January 11: Read and annotate from pg. 10-15. ALSO: Study these words for your vocabulary quiz on Friday: beguiling, bereft, abhorred, promulgate, progeny, unsepulchered, strident, usurp.
Friday, January 13: Prepare for your vocabulary quiz. See Wednesday, January 11 for the list of words.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 3-6


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Wednesday, January 4: Conduct research on Napoleon, as we connect the French Revolution to our study of the Haitian Revolution. Your research should answer these questions: 1. When and where was Napoleon born? 2. What did he accomplish in the military? 3. What did he accomplish in politics? 4. What one similarity do you find between Napoleon's life and Toussaint L'ouverture's life? Your answers should be in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. Citation of source is also necessary for full homework credit.
Thursday, January 5: For each of the following terms, give the definition and write a sentence using the term. The sentence must be about the Haitian or the French Revolution. Terms: Estate, Bourgeoisie, Consumer, Exclusion, Privilege, Monarchy.
Friday, January 6: Research the Tennis Court Oath. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining how it came about and why it was so important. Cite your source!

BETA, HISTORY:
Wednesday, January 4: Conduct research on Napoleon, as we connect the French Revolution to our study of the Haitian Revolution. Your research should answer these questions: 1. When and where was Napoleon born? 2. What did he accomplish in the military? 3. What did he accomplish in politics? 4. What one similarity do you find between Napoleon's life and Toussaint L'ouverture's life? Your answers should be in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. Citation of source is also necessary for full homework credit. ALSO! Answer this question in relation to the reflection game we played in class today: What habits do you need to change in order to accomplish meaningful work in class? Your answer should be 1-2 sentences.
Thursday, January 5: For each of the following terms, give the definition and write a sentence using the term. The sentence must be about the Haitian or the French Revolution. Terms: Estate, Bourgeoisie, Consumer, Exclusion, Privilege, Monarchy.
Friday, January 6: Research the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. Who wrote it? When? Why? What is one part of this document that connects most to us as modern-day Americans? Cite your source.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, January 4: As prereading for our next work, Antigone, answer the following questions. Each question must be answered in 1-2 sentences. 1. Does a leader need to be feared to be strong? 2. Why do people decide to rebel against a government? 3. How important are a leader’s most trusted advisors in their decision making? 4. What types of sacrifices should a person make for their family? 5. Is a government that enforces the law ever wrong? 6. When is it appropriate to break a law?
Thursday, January 5: Read through the bottom of pg. 4 of Antigone. Read each section several times, in order to ensure you are understanding! Complete full annotations for each page. (see your notes from today's lesson for the required annotations!)
Friday, January 6: Read pgs. 5-7 (the Chorus section) of Antigone. Complete full annotations.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, January 4:
As prereading for our next work, Antigone, answer the following questions. Each question must be answered in 1-2 sentences. 1. Does a leader need to be feared to be strong? 2. Why do people decide to rebel against a government? 3. How important are a leader’s most trusted advisors in their decision making? 4. What types of sacrifices should a person make for their family? 5. Is a government that enforces the law ever wrong?
Thursday, January 5: Read through the bottom of pg. 7 of Antigone.
Complete full annotations for each page. (see your notes from today's lesson for the required annotations!)
Friday, January 6: Read from the bottom of pg. 7 through the middle of pg. 13. Complete full annotations!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, January 4: As prereading for our next work, Antigone, answer the following questions. Each question must be answered in 1-2 sentences. 1. Does a leader need to be feared to be strong? 2. Why do people decide to rebel against a government? 3. How important are a leader’s most trusted advisors in their decision making? 4. What types of sacrifices should a person make for their family? 5. Is a government that enforces the law ever wrong? 6. When is it appropriate to break a law?
Thursday, January 5: Read through the bottom of pg. 7 of Antigone.
Complete full annotations for each page. (see your notes from today's lesson for the required annotations!)
Friday, January 6: Read from the bottom of pg. 7 through the middle of pg. 13. Complete full annotations!

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 19-20


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 19: Quiz on Haitian Revolution. The quiz will cover: Key Figures from the Haitian Revolution (see your notes, video packet, and names on the board) Key Terms (see the board) and Key Dates: 1789, 1791, 1793, 1802. The quiz will also include this information from Ms. Roberts' lecture: the four groups of people in Trinidad, the original inhabitants of Trinidad, slavery in common between Trinidad and St. Domingue, and the history of the holiday Carnival. Here is the link to the PBS Touissant L'ouverture video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOGVgQYX6SU
Also, several bonus questions will be offered, based on Dr. Collins' lecture on the French Revolution, Friday, December 16.
Tuesday, December 20: No Homework! Just be ready for a long, comprehensive Kahoot! in class! The Kahoot will cover the Internet Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Haitian Revolution and Geography.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 19: Quiz on Haitian Revolution. The quiz will cover: Key Figures from the Haitian Revolution (see your notes, video packet, and names on the board) Key Terms (see the board) and Key Dates: 1789, 1791, 1793, 1802. The quiz will also include this information from Ms. Roberts' lecture: the four groups of people in Trinidad, the original inhabitants of Trinidad, slavery in common between Trinidad and St. Domingue.
Here is the link to the PBS Touissant L'ouverture video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOGVgQYX6SU
Also, several bonus questions will be offered, based on Dr. Collins' lecture on the French Revolution, Friday, December 16.
Tuesday, December 20: No Homework! Just be ready for a long, comprehensive Kahoot! in class! The Kahoot will cover the Internet Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the Haitian Revolution and Geography.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 19: Final Famous Trials paper due. The paper must be shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Docs AND be printed. Also bring your paper rubric, distributed in class the week of 12/12.
Tuesday, December 20: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the question: "What are the effects of an open mind?" You should answer the question based on Twelve Angry Men.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 19: Final Famous Trials paper due. The paper must be shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Docs AND be printed. Also bring your paper rubric, distributed in class the week of 12/12.
Tuesday, December 20: In preparation for our Socratic Seminar, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the question: "What are the effects of an open mind?" You should answer the question based on Twelve Angry Men. ALSO: Finish reading the play!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 19: Final Famous Trials paper due. The paper must be shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Docs AND be printed. Also bring your paper rubric, distributed in class the week of 12/12.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 12-16


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 12: Write three paragraphs in response to our discussion today about the cycle of revenge. The first paragraph should be about Toussaint L'ouverture and how he tried to stop the cycle of revenge between the white colonists and the enslaved peoples of St. Domingue. The second paragraph should be about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his quote "Darkness can't drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate can't drive out hate, only love can do that." The third paragraph should be about yourself and what you can do about the cycle of revenge.
Tuesday, December 13: Paraphrase/discuss this quote by Toussaint L'ouverture: "We confronted dangers in order to gain our liberty and we will be able to confront death in order to keep it. Slaves had once accepted their chain because they had not experienced a state happier than slavery. But those days are over! The people of St. Domingue would rather be buried in the ruin of their country than suffer the return of slavery." You may write all the homework in your video packet.
Wednesday, December 14: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to this quote, by Napoleon, as he sought to destroy Toussaint L'ouverture: "My decision to destroy the authority of the blacks in St. Domingue is not so much based on consideration of commerce and money as on the need to block forever the march of the blacks in the world."
Friday, December 16:
Write three questions about the French Revolution for our special guest speaker, Dr. Collins. ALSO: Begin reviewing for your quiz on Monday, December 19. The quiz will cover: Key Figures from the Haitian Revolution (see your notes, video packet, and names on the board) Key Terms (see the board) and Key Dates: 1789, 1791, 1793, 1802. The quiz will also include this information from Ms. Roberts' lecture: the four groups of people in Trinidad, the original inhabitants of Trinidad, slavery in common between Trinidad and St. Domingue, and the history of the holiday Carnival.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 12: Answer #25 in your video guide. ALSO, paraphrase/discuss this quote by Toussaint L'ouverture: "We confronted dangers in order to gain our liberty and we will be able to confront death in order to keep it. Slaves had once accepted their chain because they had not experienced a state happier than slavery. But those days are over! The people of St. Domingue would rather be buried in the ruin of their country than suffer the return of slavery." You may write all the homework in your video packet.
Tuesday, December 13: Answer this question on your packet: What did Napoleon do in 1802? How did he change the conditions of the earlier French Revolution that had helped create the Haitian Revolution?
Thursday, December 15: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to Toussaint L'ouverture's quote, found on the last page of your video packet. You may write your paragraph on the packet itself.
Friday, December 16:
Write three questions about the French Revolution for our special guest speaker, Dr. Collins. ALSO: Begin reviewing for your quiz on Monday, December 19. The quiz will cover: Key Figures from the Haitian Revolution (see your notes, video packet, and names on the board) Key Terms (see the board) and Key Dates: 1789, 1791, 1793, 1802. The quiz will also include this information from Ms. Roberts' lecture: the four groups of people in Trinidad, the original inhabitants of Trinidad, slavery in common between Trinidad and St. Domingue, and the history of the holiday Carnival.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 12: Work on your Famous Trials paper, making changes based on my revision suggestions. Print a copy of your paper and bring to class on Monday to use for peer editing. DUE DATES: Thursday, 12/15: Annotated bibliography for one source in Noodle Tools by the end of the double period. Monday, 12/19: Final paper shared with Ms. Hamd and printed, by the beginning of class.
Wednesday, December 14: Full draft, including introduction, conclusion and all citations, shared with me in Google Docs.
Friday, December 15: Continue editing your Famous Trials essay. You will "grade" and then make changes to your own paper in class on Friday, using the paper rubric, which will be distributed in class.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 12: Work on your Famous Trials paper. DUE DATES: Tuesday, 12/13: Second draft PRINTED to be used for peer editing in class. Thursday, 12/15: Annotated bibliography for three sources in Noodle Tools by the end of the double period. Monday, 12/19: Final paper shared with Ms. Hamd and printed, by the beginning of class.
Tuesday, December 13: Second draft PRINTED and brought to class to be used for peer editing.
Thursday, December 14: Annotated bibliographies for three sources due by the end of the double period.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 12: Work on your Famous Trials paper. DUE DATES: Tuesday, 12/13: Second draft PRINTED to be used for peer editing in class. Wednesday, 12/14: Annotated bibliography for three sources in Noodle Tools by the end of the double period. Monday, 12/19: Final paper shared with Ms. Hamd and printed, by the beginning of class.
Tuesday, December 13:
Second draft PRINTED and brought to class to be used for peer editing.
Friday, December 15: Continue to work on editing your paper. ALSO: Be prepared to watch portions Twelve Angry Men and create possible Socratic Seminar questions based on our viewing, for our Socratic Seminar on Tuesday, December 20.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 5-9


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 5: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. "Why wouldn't the slave owners in St. Domingue want their human capital to hear about the French Revolution?" Your answer must include the three word slogan that was used during the French Revolution and how the enslaved people would have heard about it.
Tuesday, December 6: Research the 3 estates in France, during the time of the French Revolution. Answer these three questions in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: 1. What were the three estates? (name them) 2. What made the Third Estate so different from the First and Second? 3. What similarity do you find between the Third Estate in France and the enslaved peoples in St. Domingue?
Wednesday, December 7: Research Boukman Dutty, the slave leader of the first uprising. Answer these questions: Where was he from? What did he believe about slavery? How did he gather the slaves together? Write a full 6-7 line paragraph answering those questions.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, December 5: Research the 3 estates in France, during the time of the French Revolution. Answer these three questions in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: 1. What were the three estates? (name them) 2. What made the Third Estate so different from the First and Second? 3. What similarity do you find between the Third Estate in France and the enslaved peoples in St. Domingue?
Tuesday, December 6: Research Boukman Dutty, the slave leader of the first uprising. Answer these questions: Where was he from? What did he believe about slavery? How did he gather the slaves together? Write a full 6-7 line paragraph answering those questions.
Thursday, December 8: Answer the question about Leger Sonthonax in your Haitian Revolution video packet. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 5: Complete the Paraphrasing exercise in the packet distributed by Ms. Hamm in the library on Thursday. ALSO: Choose the trial about which you will write your paper, research the trial using the LiveBinder sources, and write a preliminary outline. NOTE: The outline must include 5 Roman numerals for the 5 paragraphs of your essay.
Wednesday, December 7: Finish your Famous Trials research. Create 3 notecards in NoodleTools. Be sure to share your project with me in NoodleTools. If you have any questions, or any trouble sharing, please email me.
Thursday, December 8: Outline for your Famous Trials paper in Noodle Tools. Your outline must include: Thesis statement, including the three reasons the defendant did not receive a fair trial, Topic sentences, expanded to include how each is an example of an unfair trial. QUESTIONS? Please email me!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, December 6: Research your chosen Famous Trial. Get the bulk of your research done this weekend, so you have plenty of time to write in the next two weeks! Create 5 notecards and your preliminary outline in NoodleTools. Questions? Email me or come to tutorial on Monday!
Wednesday, December 7:
Write one full body paragraph for your Famous Trials paper. The paragraph should include a direct quote, properly cited, from a primary source. Share it with me as a Google Doc. The paragraph must be shared before class on Wednesday to receive credit.
Thursday, December 8: Write another full body paragraph for your Famous Trials paper. The paragraph should include a direct quote, properly cited, from a primary source. Share it with me as a Google Doc. The paragraph must be shared before class on Thursday to receive credit. DUE DATES FOR THE PAPER! Thursday, 12/8: First draft due by the end of the double period. Tuesday, 12/13: Second draft PRINTED to be used for peer editing in class. Thursday, 12/15: Annotated bibliography for three sources in Noodle Tools by the end of the double period. Monday, 12/19: Final paper shared with Ms. Hamd and printed, by the beginning of class.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, December 5: Research your chosen Famous Trial. Get the bulk of your research done this weekend, so you have plenty of time to write in the next two weeks! Create 5 notecards and your preliminary outline in NoodleTools. Questions? Email me or come to tutorial on Monday!
Tuesday, December 6: Write one full body paragraph for your Famous Trials paper. The paragraph should include a direct quote, properly cited, from a primary source. Share it with me as a Google Doc. The paragraph must be shared before class on Tuesday to receive credit.
Wednesday, December 7:
Write one full body paragraph for your Famous Trials paper. The paragraph should include a direct quote, properly cited, from a primary source. Share it with me as a Google Doc. The paragraph must be shared before class on Wednesday to receive credit.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 1


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, November 29: Find an image of Haiti that depicts contrast. Share the image with me by midnight, Monday, November 28 OR print the image and bring it to class on Tuesday. ALSO: Write a paragraph describing the image.
Wednesday, November 30: Research Toussaint L'ouverture. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering these questions: When and where did he live? What did he do? How can we learn about him in a NON-Eurocentric way?

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, November 29: Conduct research on Toussaint L'ouverture. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering these questions: When and where did he live? What did he do? How can we learn about him in a NON-Eurocentric way?
Thursday, December 1: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. "Why wouldn't the slave owners in St. Domingue want their human capital to hear about the French Revolution?" Your answer must include the three word slogan that was used during the French Revolution and how the enslaved people would have heard about it.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, November 30: Prepare for your Twelve Angry Men quest. Using your book and your Twelve Angry Men packet, create your own review guide: 1. Write two facts that make the boy seem guilty. 2. Write two facts that make the boy seem innocent. 3. Write one problem with the testimony of one of the witnesses. (You may use either the old man's testimony or the neighbor lady who wore glasses) 4. Write 1-2 sentences about a conflict between two jurors. (You may choose Juror 7 and 3 OR Juror 10 and 4.) 5. Review the facts about each juror. WE WILL HAVE THE QUEST ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1. The quest will take the first half of the double period.
Thursday, December1: Quest! ALSO, choose your trial and create a project in Noodle Tools in my inbox.

GAMMA, ENLGISH:
Wednesday, November 30: Choose one of the first three writing prompts from the back of the last page of your Twelve Angry Men packet. Write a three-paragraph response to the prompt, including one piece of textual evidence from the play per paragraph.
Thursday, December 1: Choose the trial about which you will write your Famous Trials Research Paper. ALSO: Create a new project in Noodle Tools for your work. Use the SAME INBOX as we used for the Malala/Kite Runner paper. Questions? Please email me!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, November 29: Prepare for your Twelve Angry Men test!
Wednesday, November 30: Choose the trial about which you will write your Famous Trials Research Paper. ALSO: Create a new project in Noodle Tools for your work. Use the SAME INBOX as we used for the Malala/Kite Runner paper. Questions? Please email me!







HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21-22


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 21: Complete the Primary Source review chart distributed in class Friday, November 18. For each square, you should write 2-3 bullet points or one full sentence. This chart is the pre-writing for your in-class essay on the Industrial Revolution, to be written on Monday and Tuesday, November 21 and 22.
Tuesday, November 22: Work on your Industrial Revolution essay. You may work on it as you wish, but remember, it is due at the end of the lesson tomorrow, November 22. My suggestion is to use the prewriting chart and packet to write the three body paragraphs tonight. Then tomorrow you can complete the introduction and conclusion. Questions? Come to tutorial or email me!

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 21: Complete the Primary Source review chart distributed in class Friday, November 18. For each square, you should write 2-3 bullet points or one full sentence. This chart is the pre-writing for your in-class essay on the Industrial Revolution, to be written on Monday and Tuesday, November 21 and 22.
Tuesday, November 22: Write the three body paragraphs of your Industrial Revolution essay, due at the end of class tomorrow, November 22.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 21: Complete the Ethos, Logos, Pathos chart for Jurors 6-12, found in your Twelve Angry Men packet. Ensure that you include page numbers! ALSO: prepare for your short vocabulary quiz on Act I.
Tuesday, November 22: Complete two boxes of the "Evidence Against the Boy" chart in your packet. Include textual evidence! Also, complete one box of the "Evidence Supporting the Boy" chart in your packet.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 21: Write a sentence for each vocabulary word for Act II. ALSO: Answer questions 5-7 for Act I. Each answer should be 2-3 sentences.
Tuesday, November 22: Choose a statement from the Anticipation Guide about which your opinion has changed through reading the play. Write a paragraph response to that statement, expressing how your opinion was changed from the reading of the play. Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 21: Prepare for your vocabulary quiz on Act I and Act II. ALSO: Answer the comprehension questions for Act III.
Tuesday, November 22: Choose a statement from the Anticipation Guide about which your opinion has changed through reading the play. Write a paragraph response to that statement, expressing how your opinion was changed from the reading of the play. Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 14-18


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 14: Use one of the sources you found for your working conditions project. 1. Read the article. 2. Write a paragraph about the article. Your paragraph should include: a summary of the article and how the article will help you create your project.
Tuesday, November 15: Finish your annotated bibliography. Share each annotation with me in my inbox on NoodleTools.
Wednesday, November 16: Finish your Working Conditions presentation. Bring your rubric and be ready to present!
Friday, November 18: Read Document B in your Factory Conditions packet. Answer the questions for document B found at the end of the packet.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 14: Use one of the sources you found for your working conditions project. 1. Read the article. 2. Write a paragraph about the article. Your paragraph should include: a summary of the article and how the article will help you create your project.
Tuesday, November 15: Finish your annotated bibliography. Share each annotation with me in my inbox on NoodleTools.
Thursday, November 17: Finish your Working Conditions presentation. Bring your rubric and be ready to present!
Friday, November 18: Read Document C in your Factory Conditions packet. Answer the questions for Document C found at the end of the packet.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 14: Twelve Angry Men vocabulary work: For each of the first 7 words for Act I, (list found in your Twelve Angry Men packet) write a sentence using that word. ALSO: Answer comprehension questions (found on the same page as the vocabulary list) 1-8.
Wednesday, November 16: For each of the rest of the vocabulary from Act I, write a sentence using that word. ALSO: finish the comprehension questions for Act. I.
Thursday, November 17: Write a sentence using each of the vocabulary words from Act II.
Friday, November 18: Complete the Ethos, Pathos, Logos chart for Jurors 1-5 in your packet. Include page numbers for your textual evidence!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 14: Complete the Anticipation Guide for Twelve Angry Men distributed in class on Thursday, November 10. ALSO: Write a paragraph answering these questions: 1. What does it mean to you to be an Honors English student? 2. What do you expect from yourself as an Honors English student?
Tuesday, November 15: For each of the first seven vocabulary words found in your Twelve Angry Men packet, write a sentence. ALSO: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to the Twelve Angry Men anticipation guide statement "Certain people are more likely to commit a crime than others."
Wednesday, November 16: Read the character descriptions for each juror found at this link:
www.gradesaver.com/12-angry-men/study-guide/character-list
Source: Sean Peter Drohan. Weinbloom, Elizabeth ed. "12 Angry Men Characters". GradeSaver, 30 April 2012 Web. 8 November 2016.
For each juror, take notes (bullet points) on the important aspects of his character. Write these notes in the 12 boxes in your Twelve Angry Men packet.
Thursday, November 17: Write a sentence using each of the vocabulary words from Act I. ALSO: Answer questions 1-4 from Act I.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, November 14: Twelve Angry Men vocabulary work: For each of the first 7 words for Act I, (list found in your Twelve Angry Men packet) write a sentence.
Tuesday, November 15: Twelve Angry Men vocabulary and comprehension questions: For the last 6 words for Act I (list found in your Twelve Angry Men packet) write a sentence. ALSO: Answer the rest of the comprehension questions for Act I.
Wednesday, November 16: Complete the first side of the Logos, Ethos, Pathos page in your Twelve Angry Men packet.
Friday, November 18: Write a sentence using each word from Act II of Twelve Angry Men; words found in your packet.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 7-10


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 7: For each of the key terms you wrote in your packet today, you should: 1. Write its full definition. 2. Write a sentence using that term, related to the Industrial Revolution.
Tuesday, November 8: Study for your key term mini-quiz. The quiz will be multiple choice and short answer, using the key terms you wrote in your packet on Friday, November 4. (*Mini quiz=weighted as a classwork assignment*)
Wednesday, November 9: Decide on your working conditions presentation topic. Choose three sources you can use to help you research the topic. Write the topic and the three websites you have chosen, including the names of the articles, on a piece of paper.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, November 7: For each of the key terms you wrote in your packet today, you should: 1. Write its full definition. 2. Write a sentence using that term, related to the Industrial Revolution.
Tuesday, November 8: Study for your key term mini-quiz. The quiz will be multiple choice and short answer, using the key terms you wrote in your packet on Friday, November 4. (*Mini quiz=weighted as a classwork assignment*)
Thursday, November 10: Decide on your working conditions presentation topic. Choose three sources you can use to help you research the topic. Write the topic and the three websites you have chosen, including the names of the articles, on a piece of paper.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, November 9: Complete the Anticipation Guide for Twelve Angry Men, distributed in class on Monday, November 7.
Thursday, November 10:
Read the character descriptions for each juror found at this link:
www.gradesaver.com/12-angry-men/study-guide/character-list
Source: Sean Peter Drohan. Weinbloom, Elizabeth ed. "12 Angry Men Characters". GradeSaver, 30 April 2012 Web. 8 November 2016.
For each juror, take notes (bullet points) on the important aspects of his character. Write these notes in the 12 boxes in your Twelve Angry Men packet, distributed in class on Tuesday, November 8.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, November 9: Complete the review for Romeo and Juliet. For each act in the play, you should: 1. Write the them present in that act. 2. Write the names of the main characters presented in the act. 3. Choose a significant passage; locate and explain, in 1-2 sentences an example of a literary device in that passage. Questions? Write me an email!
Thursday, November 10: Complete the feedback sheet distributed in class on Wednesday, November 9. For each of the four questions on the sheet, write a full paragraph.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, November 8: Complete the open note quiz, begun in class on Monday. For each act of Romeo and Juliet, you should: 1. Write a theme present in the act. 2. Write the names of the main characters in the act. 3. Choose a significant passage from the act and locate and explain one literary device found in the passage. BONUS: Write a 2-3 sentence reflection on our Romeo and Juliet unit. How did it go? How was the experience teaching/learning from your peers?
Wednesday, November 9: Read the character descriptions for each juror found at this link:
www.gradesaver.com/12-angry-men/study-guide/character-list
Source: Sean Peter Drohan. Weinbloom, Elizabeth ed. "12 Angry Men Characters". GradeSaver, 30 April 2012 Web. 8 November 2016.
For each juror, take notes (bullet points) on the important aspects of his character. Write these notes in the 12 boxes in your Twelve Angry Men packet, distributed in class on Tuesday, November 8.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 4


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, October 31: Complete the first two paragraphs of Primary Source 6: Utopia, in your Industrial Revolution packet. Follow the directions in the packet
Tuesday, November 1: Read the primary source on the Luddites found at this link:
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/politics/g3/source/g3s4nf.htm. Answer the questions at the bottom of the source in your Industrial Revolution packet, either or Sentence 6 (the Luddites page) or Sentence 7.
Wednesday, November 2: Finish the last two Utopia paragraphs in your Industrial Revolution packet. Remember to follow the directions: define vocabulary and answer the questions at the end of the paragraphs.
Friday, November 4: Research Robert Owen and his Utopian society "New Harmony." Write a paragraph based on your findings. Your paragraph should include: one similarity between New Harmony and Utopia and one difference between the two societies. The paragraph should also include when, where and WHY was New Harmony created. Cite your source!

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, October 31: Complete the first two paragraphs of Primary Source 6: Utopia, in your Industrial Revolution packet. Follow the directions in the packet.
Tuesday, November 1: Read the primary source on the Luddites found at this link:
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/politics/g3/source/g3s4nf.htm. Answer the questions at the bottom of the source in your Industrial Revolution packet, either or Sentence 6 (the Luddites page) or Sentence 7.
Thursday, November 2: Finish the last two Utopia paragraphs in your Industrial Revolution packet. Remember to follow the directions: define vocabulary and answer the questions at the end of the paragraphs.
Friday, November 4: Research Robert Owen and his Utopian society "New Harmony." Write a paragraph based on your findings. Your paragraph should include: one similarity between New Harmony and Utopia and one difference between the two societies. The paragraph should also include when, where and WHY was New Harmony created. Cite your source!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 31: Romeo and Juliet group project preparation work. You should read the act which your group has been assigned. (see groups and acts, below) Your group should assign each person's job. Please see the Assignment Sheet, distributed in class on Friday, October 26. Each group should bring a piece of paper with each person's name on it, the job he or she will complete, the scene you would like to act out, and the context change you will be making for your scene. The groups are: Act 1: Ryan, Zoe C., Zoe W., Felicity. Act 2: Makiya, Aseeyah, Ava, Trinity R. Act 3: Aya, Trinity Y., Simone, Nona. Act 4: Zander, Bea, Gabby, Emma, Sara (Act 4 group includes 5 people: For this group, two people should complete the theme part of the assignment--two themes should be presented separately.) Act 5: Shelby, Dakota, Perrin, Luke. BE IN TOUCH WITH YOUR GROUP MEMBERS to decide the job for each member, the scene you would like to act out, and the context change you will be making for your scene. Questions? Please email me!
Tuesday, November 1: Continue working on your Romeo and Juliet group project presentation. Remember to type and print your own individual work (theme, summary, characterization or activity worksheet.) If your job is to prepare the activity worksheet, please print and make 20 copies for your peers. Please see me if you need help with the photocopier. I am happy to help! Reminder of presentation times: ACT I: Tuesday, November 1; ACT 2: Wednesday, November 2; ACTS 3 AND 4: Thursday, November 3; ACT 5: Tuesday, November 8.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, November 2: Continue working on your Romeo and Juliet group project presentation. Remember to type and print your own individual work (theme, summary, characterization or activity worksheet.) If your job is to prepare the activity worksheet, please print and make 20 copies for your peers. Please see me if you need help with the photocopier. I am happy to help! Reminder of presentation times: ACT I: Wednesday, November 2; ACT 2: Thursday, November 3; ACT 3: Thursday, November 3; ACT 4: Friday, November 4; ACT 5: Monday, November 7.
Thursday, November 3: Read your notes from today's class discussion on metaphor, simile, repetition and rhyme scheme. Also, if you are presenting Act 2 or Act 3, be ready!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, November 1: Continue working on your Romeo and Juliet group project presentation. Remember to type and print your own individual work (theme, summary, characterization or activity worksheet.) If your job is to prepare the activity worksheet, please print and make 20 copies for your peers. Please see me if you need help with the photocopier. I am happy to help! Reminder of presentation times: ACT I: Tuesday, November 1; ACT 2: Wednesday, November 2; ACT 3: Wednesday, November 2; ACT 4: Friday, November 4; ACT 5: Monday, November 7. .


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 24-28

ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 25: Fully annotate Primary Source 4, William Wordsworth's poem, "The World is Too Much With Us," found in your Industrial Revolution packet. You should have: 3 starred items, 2 underlined phrases and 1 comment in the margin. You should also define each of the eight words at the bottom of the Notes page, which is the page right after Primary Source 4. Write the definitions next to each word. We will work with the poem and take notes in class on Monday.
Wednesday, October 26: Research the Luddites and their beliefs and behavior during the Industrial Revolution. Write a paragraph response discussing your findings. The paragraph should include: Information about the Luddite's practices, why they did what they did and how they might be similar in beliefs to William Wordsworth. Cite your source.
Friday, October 28: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: Were the Luddites right or wrong for what they did? Defend your answer.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 25: Fully annotate Primary Source 4, William Wordsworth's poem, "The World is Too Much With Us," found in your Industrial Revolution packet. You should have: 3 starred items, 2 underlined phrases and 1 comment in the margin. You should also define each of the eight words at the bottom of the Notes page, which is the page right after Primary Source 4. Write the definitions next to each word. We will work with the poem and take notes in class on Monday.
Thursday, October 26: Research the Luddites and their beliefs and behavior during the Industrial Revolution. Write a paragraph response discussing your findings. The paragraph should include: Information about the Luddite's practices, why they did what they did and how they might be similar in beliefs to William Wordsworth. Cite your source.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, October 25: In order to prepare for our Socratic Seminar, write a three-paragraph response to this quote: "Children aren't coloring books. You don't get to fill them in with your favorite colors."
Wednesday, October 26: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to our Socratic Seminar. You must refer to at least one of your peers in your paragraph.


DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, October 25: Read and annotate Romeo and Juliet's first meeting, found on pg. 66 (starting with "If I profane" and ending with "I take." of your text. Your annotations should include: Circle all repeated words. Box rhyming words. Underline the most powerful phrase, in your opinion. Write 1-2 sentences in the margin responding to the passage. If you have trouble understanding, you may read the modern version on pg. 67. The annotations must be on pg. 66.
Friday, October 28: Write a full page response to the production of Romeo and Juliet, that we will have seen on our field trip on Thursday! What did you think? How did you feel about the play? What did you notice about the act that your group will be teaching to the class?

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, October 25: In order to prepare for our Socratic Seminar, write a three-paragraph response to this quote: "Children aren't coloring books. You don't get to fill them in with your favorite colors."
Wednesday, October 26: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph response to our Socratic Seminar. You must refer to at least one of your peers in your paragraph.
Friday, October 28: Read your group's act in Romeo and Juliet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 17-21


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, October 17: Using "Departure from Lisbon" found here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carreira_da_%C3%8Dndia#/media/File:Departure_of_fleet_from_Lisbon_harbor.jpg Finish answering the questions on the Visual Source Analysis page of your Industrial Revolution packet. Your answers should be written on the page of your packet where you find sentence one.
Tuesday, October 18: Study for your quiz. The quiz is on Wednesday, October 19. You should study: the three initial inventions of the Industrial Revolution; India, China and Britain and industrialization, and be able to locate these 10 countries: Russia, Turkey, Cuba, U.S.A., Spain, Portugal, Britain, the Netherlands, India and China.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 18:
Using "Departure from Lisbon" found here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carreira_da_%C3%8Dndia#/media/File:Departure_of_fleet_from_Lisbon_harbor.jpg Answer the Contextual Analysis questions on the Visual Source Analysis page of your Industrial Revolution packet. Your answers should be written on the page of your packet where you find sentence one. You should research to find the answers to the questions.
Wednesday, October 19: Industrial Revolution quiz. You should study: the three initial inventions of the Industrial Revolution; India, China and Britain and industrialization, and be able to locate these 10 countries: Russia, Turkey, Cuba, U.S.A., Spain, Portugal, Britain, the Netherlands, India and China.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 17: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY DUE! Complete the bibliography in Noodle Tools. Share it with me in my Noodle Tools dropbox. Bring your Annotated Bibliography rubric to class. ALSO: READ!!! See the Kite Runner reading schedule distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11.
Tuesday, October 18: Read! See the Kite Runner reading schedule. ALSO, the outline for your research paper is due by the end of the lesson on Tuesday.
Thursday, October 20: Rough draft due by 3:15. No late drafts will be accepted, nor will I be able to make revision suggestions on late drafts. READ! Final paper due on Monday, October 24.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 17: Answer question 1 from the bottom of the Rhetorical Devices handout given in class on Friday, October 14. ALSO: Complete your Malala vocabulary packet. QUIZ on Wednesday, October 19!
Wednesday, October 19: Malala vocabulary quiz! You need to know all the information for each word on the vocabulary packet.
Friday, October 21: Read Act 1, Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 17: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY DUE! Complete the bibliography in Noodle Tools. Share it with me in my Noodle Tools dropbox. Bring your Annotated Bibliography rubric to class. ALSO: READ!!! See the Kite Runner reading schedule distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11.
Tuesday, October 18: Read! See the Kite Runner reading schedule. ALSO, the outline for your research paper is due by the end of the lesson on Tuesday.
Friday, October 21: READ! Continue to revise your paper, following my comments for revision suggestions. Final paper due Monday, October 24.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 11-14


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 11: Conduct research on why the Industrial Revolution started in Britain. Write one paragraph on your findings. Cite your source and please share with me before midnight, Monday, October 10. (Remember, this is research; you should read about the topic and then write in your own words what you learned.)
Wednesday, October 12: Research the three inventions that helped shape the early textile industry during the Industrial Revolution: the Flying Shuttle, the Spinning Jenny and the Water Frame. For each invention, you should write a 2-3 sentence explanation of its function and why it was so important to the Industrial Revolution. Cite your sources!
Friday, October 14: Answer the following question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: What does Eurocentrism mean to you? ALSO: Answer these three questions, in one paragraph. 1. Why could have the Industrial Revolution have happened in China? 2. Why did it not need to happen in India? 3. Why did it happen in Britain?

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 11: Conduct research on why the Industrial Revolution started in Britain. Write one paragraph on your findings. Cite your source and please share with me before midnight, Monday, October 10. (Remember, this is research; you should read about the topic and then write in your own words what you learned.)
Thursday, October 13: Research the three inventions that helped shape the early textile industry during the Industrial Revolution: the Flying Shuttle, the Spinning Jenny and the Water Frame. For each invention, you should write a 2-3 sentence explanation of its function and why it was so important to the Industrial Revolution. Cite your sources!
Friday, October 14: Answer the following question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: What does Eurocentrism mean to you? ALSO: Answer these three questions, in one paragraph. 1. Why could have the Industrial Revolution have happened in China? 2. Why did it not need to happen in India? 3. Why did it happen in Britain?

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, October 11: Read through pg. 109 of The Kite Runner. Remember to annotate: one vocabulary word per chapter and note any example of a theme expressed. (Kite Runner reading schedule, to be distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11.)
VERY IMPORTANT DATES: Annotated bibliography due: Monday, October 17. Malala/Kite Runner research paper due: Monday, October 24 (Please see rubric and paper assignment sheets, distributed in class on Thursday, October 6.)
Wednesday, October 12: See Kite Runner reading schedule, distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11. ALSO: Choose the topic for your research paper and find three sources.
Thursday, October 13: See Kite Runner reading schedule, distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11. ALSO CHOOSE YOUR TOPIC AND THREE POTENTIAL SOURCES!!!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, October 11: Work on your annotated bibliography, due Wednesday, October 12. You should use two more sources and write the same kind of annotation that you did for Malala in class on Thursday. Remember, the sentences should be: summarize, criticize and explain. Please see the annotated bibliography sheet distributed in class on Thursday. This work must be completed in Noodle Tools and put in my dropbox. Search for Hamd.
Thursday, October 13: Work on your Malala vocabulary packet, due Monday, October 17.
Friday, October 14: Work on your Malala vocabulary packet, due Monday, October 17.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, October 11:
Read through pg. 109 of The Kite Runner. Remember to annotate: one vocabulary word per chapter and note any example of a theme expressed.
(Kite Runner reading schedule, to be distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11.)
VERY IMPORTANT DATES: Annotated bibliography due: Monday, October 17. Malala/Kite Runner research paper due: Monday, October 24 (Please see rubric and paper assignment sheets, distributed in class on Friday, October 7.)
Wednesday, October 12: See Kite Runner reading schedule, distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11.
ALSO: Choose the topic for your research paper and find three sources.
Friday, October 14: See Kite Runner reading schedule, distributed in class on Tuesday, October 11. ALSO CHOOSE YOUR TOPIC AND THREE POTENTIAL SOURCES!!!



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 3-7


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, October 4: Find two images on the Internet from the Second (or British) Industrial Revolution. Cite the source for each image. Then, for each image, answer these questions:
1. What is the focal point of the image?
2. What feeling or mood does the image convey?
3. What did the artist want to communicate?
4. What do you think the image says about the society at the time?
SHARE the images and your answers to the questions with me by 6pm on Tuesday. After 6pm will be considered late; remember my homework policy: No acceptance of late homework.
Friday, October 7: Complete the full annotations for the 10 Sentences of the Industrial Revolution. (pg. 2 in your Industrial Revolution packet) For each sentence, underline and define a key term, and write a comment in the margin. (As we did in class today with the first two sentences.)

BETA, HISTORY:
Wednesday, October 5: Find three images on the Internet from the Second (or British) Industrial Revolution. Cite the source for each image. Then, for each image, answer these questions:
1. What is the focal point of the image?
2. What feeling or mood does the image convey?
3. What did the artist want to communicate?
4. What do you think the image says about the society at the time?
SHARE the images and your answers to the questions with me by 6pm on Wednesday. After 6pm will be considered late; remember my homework policy: No acceptance of late homework.

Friday, October 7: Complete the full annotations for the 10 Sentences of the Industrial Revolution. (pg. 2 in your Industrial Revolution packet) For each sentence, underline and define a key term, and write a comment in the margin.


GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 3: Finish reading I Am Malala. Prepare for your Lord of the Flies vocabulary quiz over the twelve-word list prepared in class on Thursday, September 29.
Tuesday, October 4: Complete your book club job for tomorrow's book club group. Please see the document at the bottom of the wiki for the details of each job.
Wednesday, October 5: Choose five topics that arise from your reading of Malala. Fully brainstorm each topic. Please brainstorm using either a graphic organizer or the listing method. You must have five items for each topic.
Thursday, October 6: Read chapter one (at least--you'll probably not want to put it down!) of The Kite Runner. Identify at least three themes found in ch. 1. For each theme, write 1-2 sentences explaining that theme.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 3: Choose three quotes from I Am Malala. For each quote, write 3/4 (three-quarters) of a page response to the quote. Your response should include: who says the quote and to whom, what is happening when the quote is said, why the quote is said, and why you think this quote is important.
Wednesday, October 5: Read chapters 22-24 of I Am Malala. ALSO: write a one paragraph (6-7 lines) reflection on the interview we heard today from Ms. Mrad about the hijab. Include in your paragraph something that you learned from the interview that seems alien to you and something from the interview that connects to our reading of Malala.
Thursday, October 6: Read chapters 25-29 of I Am Malala. Create one question for each chapter. Answer each question in 1-2 sentences.
Friday, October 7: Finish reading I Am Malala. Write one familiar idea from your reading and one alien idea from your reading, on the "Familiar/Alien" page in your Malala packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, October 3: Finish reading I Am Malala. Prepare for your Lord of the Flies vocabulary quiz over the ten-word list prepared in class on Thursday, September 29.
Tuesday, October 4: Complete your book club job for tomorrow's book club group. Please see the document at the bottom of the wiki for the details of each job.
Wednesday, October 5: Choose five topics that arise from your reading of Malala. Fully brainstorm each topic. Please brainstorm using either a graphic organizer or the listing method. You must have five items for each topic.
Friday, October 7: Read through pg. 34 of The Kite Runner. Annotate your reading: Note when a theme is expressed and underline, circle or box at least one vocabulary word per chapter.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 26-30


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 26: To begin reviewing for your test on Wednesday, complete the "Classwork Question" sheet distributed in class on Friday, September 23. ALSO: begin preparing for your Biographical presentation: You must be ready to present on Friday, September 30. Late presentations will lose points: 3 points per day late.
Wednesday, September 28: Internet Revolution Test! Key Figures, Key Terms, Relative Chronology, Maps (see your notes from Friday, September 23, for specifics on each category of the test.)
Friday, September 30: Be ready to give your Biographical presentation!

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 26: To begin reviewing for your test on Tuesday, complete the "Classwork Question" sheet distributed in class on Friday, September 23. ALSO: begin preparing for your Biographical presentation: You must be ready to present on Friday, September 30. Late presentations will lose points: 3 points per day late.
Tuesday, September 27: Internet Revolution Test! Key Figures, Key Terms, Relative Chronology, Maps (see your notes from Friday, September 23, for specifics on each category of the test.)
Friday, September 30: Be ready to give your Biographical presentation!

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 26: Choose a symbol from Lord of the Flies. Create a graphic organizer for the symbol. (Place the symbol in the middle, and ideas about the symbol in the spokes coming out) Include two pieces of textual evidence in your ideas. You may re-skim pages 25-75 of the book to help you choose a symbol.
Tuesday, September 27: Create a full STEAL chart for Simon. Use textual evidence from chapters 3-6. You must have a piece of textual evidence for each letter of the word STEAL!
Thursday, September 29: Two homework assignments: 1. Write 2-3 sentences about today's class. You should comment on the change in the seating and how it affected class; you should also comment on those leading class. PLEASE only give positive comments! 2. Create a Lord of the Flies vocabulary list. Choose one weighty vocabulary word from each chapter. For each of those words, write its definition and a new sentence using that word. Be sure you use the word in your new sentence according to the same definition in Lord of the Flies. Include the page number for each word. Be sure to bring either Malala or your own independent reading book on Thursday!

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 26: Read pgs. 56-72 of Malala. Complete two annotations per page: one starred item (put a star in the margin) and one underlined term or phrase. The starred item should be an idea that you consider important/significant for us to discuss. The term or phrase should be a word or phrase you think we need to know in order to understand Malala's life or a vocabulary word that we should include on the list for Malala.
Wednesday, September 28: Reflect on our discussion today. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering these two questions: 1. Why is there racism in the world? (think about things we talked about today, the museum opening, "Theme for English B," and ideas from our reading of Malala.) 2. What comment or question by one of your peers affected you the most? Please use your peer's name in the paragraph. ALSO: complete the sentence diagramming diagnostic, distributed in class Monday, September 26. This is for diagnostic purposes only, not for a grade.
Thursday, September 29: Read chapters 12-14 of I Am Malala. Write a full summary for each chapter in your packet. ALSO, write a 2-3 sentence answer to Malala's question on pg. 63.
Friday, September 30: Read chapters 15-21 of I Am Malala. Make one annotation per page. Also, re-read your notes from today's lesson!

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 26: Choose a symbol from Lord of the Flies. Create a graphic organizer for the symbol. (Place the symbol in the middle, and ideas about the symbol in the spokes coming out) Include two pieces of textual evidence in your ideas. You may re-skim pages 25-75 of the book to help you choose a symbol.
Tuesday, September 27: Create a full STEAL chart for Simon. Use textual evidence from chapters 3-6. You must have a piece of textual evidence for each letter of the word STEAL!
Wednesday, September 28: Two homework assignments: 1. Write 2-3 sentences about today's class. You should comment on the change in the seating and how it affected class; you should also comment on those leading class. PLEASE only give positive comments! 2. Create a Lord of the Flies vocabulary list. Choose one weighty vocabulary word from each chapter. For each of those words, write its definition and a new sentence using that word. Be sure you use the word in your new sentence according to the same definition in Lord of the Flies. Include the page number for each word. Be sure to bring either Malala or your own independent reading book on Wednesday!
Friday, September 30: Choose a passage from Lord of the Flies that you find beautifully written. Write three paragraphs discussing why. Refer to specific portions of the passage in your paragraphs.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 19-23


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 19: Read and annotate Primary Source 1, distributed in class Friday, September 16. Complete guided annotations: 3 starred items, 2 question marks, 1 underlined or circled term. Also answer the questions at the bottom and the back of the document.
Tuesday, September 20: Read Primary Source 2 (found at the top of the wiki, under the photo of the house.) Write two discussion questions for us to use in class tomorrow, about the source.
Wednesday, September 21: In preparation for our Socratic Seminar, create one question that we can use, based on the three items under consideration: Read and fully annotate the NPR article, "Should India's Internet Be Free of Charge, or Free of Control?" distributed in class on Tuesday, September 20. Re-watch the video on China's "Wechat." The link to the video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAesMQ6VtK8
Finally, consider the quote given in class:
“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.”
Eric Schmidt
Friday, September 23: Write a three-paragraph reflection on our Socratic Seminar today. Paragraph one should answer this question: What went well? Include the name of a classmate in paragraph one. Paragraph two should answer this question: What didn't go well? (Please do not include the name of a classmate in this paragraph.) Paragraph three should answer this question: What did you learn? (perhaps you had an opinion that changed because of the seminar.) Please use the name of a classmate in this paragraph. Each paragraph should be 6-7 lines.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 19: Quiz on the Cold War mini unit. For help, please see the Cold War powerpoint at the top of the wiki.
Tuesday, September 20: Read and complete guided annotations for Primary Source 1, distributed in class on Monday, September 19. The guided annotations are: three starred items, two question marks and one underlined term. ALSO: answer the questions on the Primary Source document. Remember there are questions on the back!
Thursday, September 22: In preparation for our Socratic Seminar, create one question that we can use, based on the three items under consideration: Read and fully annotate the NPR article, "Should India's Internet Be Free of Charge, or Free of Control?" distributed in class on Tuesday, September 20. Re-watch the video on China's "Wechat." The link to the video is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAesMQ6VtK8
Finally, consider the quote given in class:
“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.”
Eric Schmidt
Friday, September 23: Write a three-paragraph reflection on our Socratic Seminar today. Paragraph one should answer this question: What went well? Include the name of a classmate in paragraph one. Paragraph two should answer this question: What didn't go well? (Please do not include the name of a classmate in this paragraph.) Paragraph three should answer this question: What did you learn? (perhaps you had an opinion that changed because of the seminar.) Please use the name of a classmate in this paragraph. Each paragraph should be 6-7 lines.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 19: Create a STEAL chart for Piggy and a STEAL chart for Ralph. Include one piece of textual evidence, including page number, for each letter of the chart. ALSO: Re-skim pgs. 15-25 of Lord of the Flies. Write a 6-7 line paragraph on the presentation of the theme of leadership in those pages. Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph.
Tuesday, September 20: Write one paragraph about Ralph and one paragraph about Piggy. Both paragraphs should be about the characters are developed throughout the book and should include at least one piece of textual evidence.
Wednesday, September 21: Fully annotate "What I Have Lived For," distributed in class on Tuesday, September 20. You should have at least four annotations. Then, "grade" the essay by writing a 2-3 sentence comment.
Thursday, September 22: In preparation for your timed writing, you should: using the prompt given in class, FULLY BRAINSTORM your ideas about the prompt. Think about the key words in the prompt. You should brainstorm in both Graphic Organizer (circles or other shapes with info inside them) format and Verbal (listing words and phrases) format. Tomorrow you will create your thesis statement based on your brainstorming, create a brief outline, and write your essay. Please ensure you have your LOTF book and your notebook and past homework to help you write.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 19: Read chapter one of I Am Malala. Write a 2-3 sentence summary of the chapter. You may write the summary in the book itself, at the end of the chapter; or you may write it on your own paper. Also, remember to always study your notes from our discussions in class. You never know when you will have a pop quiz!
Wednesday, September 21: Finish reading Part 1 of I Am Malala. Create one discussion question for us to use in class.
Thursday, September 22: Read through chapter 8 of I Am Malala. Write a summary for each chapter in your Malala packet, distributed in class on Wednesday, September 21.
Friday, September 23: Complete a mini book club. Using chapters 1-8 of I Am Malala, 1. Write one discussion question and one sentence answer. 2. Choose one quote and write one sentence to explain the quote. 3. Draw a simple picture. 4. Choose one vocabulary word. (Just choose the word--we will work with it in class on Friday.) 5. Write one sentence that shows a connection between Malala's world and ours. (You may use your "Familiar/Alien Chart" to help with this.)

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 19: Re-skim pgs. 15-25 of Lord of the Flies. Write a 6-7 line paragraph on the presentation of the theme of leadership in those pages. Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph. ALSO: Write one question about leadership you would like Ms. Smith to answer when she comes to speak to our class next week.
Tuesday, September 20: Write two thesis statements for the following prompt:
The struggle to achieve dominance over others frequently appears in fiction. Choose a novel in which such a struggle for dominance occurs, and write an essay showing for what purposes the author uses the struggle. Do not merely retell the story.
One thesis statement should include your main assertions or topics embedded in it; the other thesis statement should simply answer the prompt. Be prepared to explain and discuss the process by which you created your thesis statements.
Wednesday, September 21: Write one paragraph about Ralph and one paragraph about Jack, analyzing them as leaders in Lord of the Flies. Consider some of the ideas discussed in today's class with Ms. Smith. Your paragraphs should include textual evidence, including the pg. number.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 12-16


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 12: Who was most at fault in the Cold War? Write three paragraphs (each paragraph should be 6-7 lines) to answer this question. Use one piece of textual evidence from the Cold War packet (any document) and one piece of information you learned from today's Cuban Missile documentary. The link to the documentary is here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC4XhIjBPEQ.
Tuesday, September 13: Finish reading Document D, from the Cold War documents packet. Annotate fully, noting 3 starred items, 2 questions and write 1 one comment in the margin. ALSO: answer the Guiding Questions for Documents C and D.
Wednesday, September 14: Choose two of the questions we created for Cold War chart today in class. Answer each question in 2-3 sentences. ALSO:
Begin preparing for your quiz on Friday, September 16. The quiz will include: identifying Russia, US, Cuba and Turkey on the map; defining and explaining the importance of these terms: ideology, supremacy, communism, capitalism; and studying your notes and the Cold War packet to be able to answer two short answer questions. We will review for the quiz on Wednesday.
Friday, September 16: Quiz on the Cold War mini unit. For help, please see the Cold War powerpoint at the top of the wiki.

BETA, HISTORY:
Monday, September 12: Who was most at fault in the Cold War? Write three paragraphs (each paragraph should be 6-7 lines) to answer this question. Use one piece of textual evidence from the Cold War packet (any document) and one piece of information you learned from today's Cuban Missile documentary. The link to the documentary is here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC4XhIjBPEQ.
Tuesday, September 13: Read and annotate the excerpt distributed in class on Monday. You may freely annotate as you see fit. ALSO: create two discussion questions to use with the article. Each question should be answered in 2-3 sentences.
Thursday, September 15: Begin preparing for your quiz on Monday, September 19. The quiz will include: identifying Russia, US, Cuba and Turkey on the map; defining and explaining the importance of these terms: ideology, supremacy, communism, capitalism; and studying your notes and the Cold War packet to be able to answer two short answer questions.


GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 12: Journey poem due today! Late submissions will lose points! Please print the poem. ALSO: Complete your choice book Venn Diagram. Choose two of your choice books, make a Venn Diagram comparing those two books and The Last Book in the Universe. (compare all three books) Then, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph stating the main similarity between the three books, which book you like the most and why.
Tuesday, September 13: Using the journey poem you worked on with your group in class today, write a three-paragraph response to the poem. Your response should include at least two aspects of the poem you discussed today, such as "What does it look like?" and "What does it sound like?" Please see the "Explode a journey poem" document attached at the top of the wiki for a list of all of the aspects you could choose to include.
Wednesday, September 14: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on the significance of the setting of Lord of the Flies. You must include one piece of textual evidence in your writing.


DELTA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 12: Finish your journey poem. Please print the poem.
Wednesday, September 14: Write a one paragraph response to "Theme for English B." Your response should be about either the poet's use of punctuation or his use of rhyming.
Friday, September 16: Finish the character pages in your Last Book in the Universe packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, September 12: Journey poem due today! Late submissions will lose points! Please print the poem. ALSO: Complete your choice book Venn Diagram. Choose two of your choice books, make a Venn Diagram comparing those two books and The Last Book in the Universe. (compare all three books) Then, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph stating which book you like the most and why.
Tuesday, September 13: Using the journey poem you worked on with your group in class today, write a three-paragraph response to the poem. Your response should include at least two aspects of the poem you discussed today, such as "What does it look like?" and "What does it sound like?" Please see the "Explode a journey poem" document attached at the top of the wiki for a list of all of the aspects you could choose to include.
Wednesday, September 14: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on the significance of the setting of Lord of the Flies. You must include one piece of textual evidence in your writing.
Friday, September 16: Create a STEAL chart for Ralph and a STEAL chart for Piggy. For each letter of the chart, include a piece of textual evidence with pg. number.
You may use evidence from only pages 7-10 of the book, or you may use evidence from any place in the book.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6-9


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, September 6: Fully complete the graphic organizer distributed in class on Friday, September 2. You should write the title of the Invention of the Internet article in the top box, the heading titles in the four boxes beneath, and the details of each heading under its box. (NOTE: there are only four heading boxes and the article has five headings. Please make a fifth heading box and detail boxes on the back of the organizer.)
Wednesday, September 7: Read and annotate Document A; 3 starred items, 2 underlined or circled terms and 1 underlined phrase.
Friday, September 9: Read the excerpt from History of the Internet, distributed in class on Wednesday. Fully annotate and then create two discussion questions for us to use in class. Write answers to those questions; each answer should be 2-3 sentences long. Note: "Fully annotate" means annotate as you see fit.

BETA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, September 6: Fully complete the graphic organizer distributed in class on Friday, September 2. You should write the title of the Invention of the Internet article in the top box, the heading titles in the four boxes beneath, and the details of each heading under its box. (NOTE: there are only four heading boxes and the article has five headings. Please make a fifth heading box and detail boxes on the back of the organizer.)
Thursday, September 8: Fully annotate Document B: 3 starred items, 2 underlined or circled terms and 1 underlined phrase. ALSO: Answer the questions for Documents A and B.
Friday, September 9: Read and annotate Document D. Your annotations should include 3 starred items, 2 question marks, 2 underlined or circled terms, and 1 underlined phrase. ALSO: Answer the questions for Documents C and D.

GAMMA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, September 6: Vocabulary quiz on the two vocabulary lists from The Last Book in the Universe. List 1: text-specific vocabulary; list 2: vocabulary. Both lists are in the LBITU packet. The format of the quiz will be: multiple choice on the text-specific vocabulary and short answer/sentence writing on the vocabulary. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to write me over the weekend!
NOTE: Journey poem due Monday, September 12. Late submissions will lose points!
Wednesday, September 7: Find two archetypes and two allusions in The Last Book in the Universe. For each, include a piece of textual evidence (a quote from the book) including the page number.
Thursday, September 8: Choose the hero of The Last Book in the Universe. Fill in the Hero's Journey chart (found at the back of your LBITU packet) with the events of that hero's journey.

DELTA, ENGLISH:
Wednesday, September 7: Fully complete the journey poem planning sheet distributed in class on Friday, September 2. ALSO: complete these two pages in your LBITU packet; character description and character analysis. NOTE: Journey poem due Monday, September 12. Late submissions will lose points!
Thursday, September 8: Choose the hero of The Last Book in the Universe. Fill in the Hero's Journey chart (found at the back of your LBITU packet) with the events of that hero's journey.
Friday, September 9: Complete the rough draft of your choice book project. You should choose one of your choice books from the summer reading and create a Venn Diagram comparing that book to The Last Book in the Universe. Then write a full, 6-7 line paragraph stating the main similarity between the two books and which book you like better and why. (Bring your choice book, LBITU, and markers, if you have any, to finish your project in class on Friday.)

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, September 6: Vocabulary quiz on the two vocabulary lists from The Last Book in the Universe. List 1: text-specific vocabulary; list 2: vocabulary. Both lists are in the LBITU packet. The format of the quiz will be: multiple choice on the text-specific vocabulary and short answer/sentence writing on the vocabulary. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to write me over the weekend!
NOTE: Journey poem due Monday, September 12. Late submissions will lose points!
Wednesday, September 7: Find two archetypes and two allusions in The Last Book in the Universe. For each, include a piece of textual evidence (a quote from the book) including the page number.
Friday, September 9: Choose the hero of The Last Book in the Universe. Fill in the Hero's Journey chart (found at the back of your LBITU packet) with the events of that hero's journey.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 29-SEPTEMBER 2


ALPHA HISTORY:
Monday, August 29: Bring your precepts sheet and your limits questionnaire. ALSO: Interview two people from your parents' generation (like your parents, aunts, uncles, etc.) and ask them these two questions:
1. When you were my age, how did you let your mom know you were going to be late?
2. What did you watch on tv and how did you watch tv?
After you complete your interview, write down one quote from each person you interviewed. Then write a full, 6-7 line paragraph describing what you learned in the interview.
Tuesday, August 30: Sign your precepts. Bring to class.
Wednesday, August 31: Read and fully annotate the Invention of the Internet article distributed in class on Tuesday. The annotations should be: 5 starred items, 4 question marks, 3 circled key terms, 2 underlined phrases and 1 comment.
Friday, September 2: Answer the following questions related to the Invention of the Internet article. Please answer in full sentences. 1. How did the internet get its start in the United States? 2. What was America designing while the Soviets were making satellites? 3. What two new agencies did America launch after Sputnik? 4. What were scientists and military experts afraid the Russians would do? 5. What is “packet switching?”

BETA HISTORY:
Monday, August 29: Bring your precepts sheet and your limits questionnaire. ALSO: Interview two people from your parents' generation (like your parents, aunts, uncles, etc.) and ask them these two questions:
1. When you were my age, how did you let your mom know you were going to be late?
2. What did you watch on tv and how did you watch tv?
After you complete your interview, write down one quote from each person you interviewed. Then write a full, 6-7 line paragraph describing what you learned in the interview.
Tuesday, August 30: Sign your precepts. Bring to class.
Thursday, September 2: Read and fully annotate the Invention of the Internet article distributed in class on Tuesday. The annotations should be: 5 starred items, 4 question marks, 3 circled key terms, 2 underlined phrases and 1 comment.
Friday, September 2: Answer the following questions related to the Invention of the Internet article. Please answer in full sentences. 1. How did the internet get its start in the United States? 2. What was America designing while the Soviets were making satellites? 3. What two new agencies did America launch after Sputnik? 4. What were scientists and military experts afraid the Russians would do? 5. What is “packet switching?”

GAMMA ENGLISH:
Monday, August 29: Prepare for your pretest on The Last Book in the Universe. The pretest will weigh the same as a quiz, will be open-book, and will include multiple choice, true-false, and short answer questions.
Tuesday, August 30: Choose two main characters from The Last Book in the Universe. For each character choose two pieces of textual evidence that describes that character. One piece should be something the character said (a direct quote) and one piece should be something the character did. Please include the page numbers.
Wednesday, August 31: Create a STEAL chart for each of the four main characters in The Last Book in the Universe. You must include page numbers!
Thursday, September 1: Complete the text-specific vocabulary work in your LBITU packet: 1. Complete the chart on the back of page one. 2. Answer the questions on the front of page two.
Tuesday, September 6: Vocabulary quiz on the "text-specific" vocabulary from LBITU and the other list in the packet. ALSO: Journey poem due Monday, September 12. Rubric to be distributed in class on Tuesday, September 6.

DELTA ENGLISH:
Monday, August 29: Prepare for your pretest on The Last Book in the Universe. The pretest will weigh the same as a quiz, will be open-book, and will include multiple choice, true-false, and short answer questions.
Wednesday, August 31: Choose two main characters from The Last Book in the Universe. For each character, find two pieces of textual evidence. One should be something that character said, and one should be something that character did. You must include page numbers!
Thursday, September 1: Create a full STEAL chart for Bean and a full STEAL chart for Spaz, using textual evidence from pg. 138 of The Last Book in the Universe.
Friday, September 2: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph, including one piece of textual evidence (a quote from the book, in quotation marks, with the page number.) "Who is the hero of The Last Book in the Universe?"

ETA ENGLISH:
Monday, August 29: Prepare for your pretest on The Last Book in the Universe. The pretest will weigh the same as a quiz, will be open-book, and will include multiple choice, true-false, and short answer questions.
Tuesday, August 30: Choose two main characters from The Last Book in the Universe. For each character choose two pieces of textual evidence that describes that character. One piece should be something the character said (a direct quote) and one piece should be something the character did. Please include the page numbers.
Wednesday, August 31: Create a STEAL chart for each of the four main characters in The Last Book in the Universe. You must include page numbers!
Friday, September 2: Complete the text-specific vocabulary work in your LBITU packet: 1. Complete the chart on the back of page one. 2. Answer the questions on the front of page two.
Tuesday, September 6: Vocabulary quiz on the "text-specific" vocabulary from LBITU and the other list in the packet. ALSO: Journey poem due Monday, September 12. Rubric to be distributed in class on Tuesday, September 6.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 24-26


ALPHA HISTORY:
Thursday, August 25: Remember to read any notes and review discussion from each lesson. You never know when you might have a pop quiz!
Friday, August 26: Read and discuss the filled-in syllabus with a parent. Sign and ask your parent to sign as well. Bring the signed syllabus to class.

BETA HISTORY:
Thursday, August 25: Remember to read any notes and review discussion from each lesson. You never know when you might have a pop quiz!
Friday, August 26: Read and discuss the filled-in syllabus with a parent. Sign and ask your parent to sign as well. Bring the signed syllabus to class.

GAMMA ENGLISH:
Thursday, August 25: Remember to read any notes and review discussion from each lesson. You never know when you might have a pop quiz!
Friday, August 26: Read and discuss the filled-in syllabus with a parent. Sign and ask your parent to sign as well. Bring the signed syllabus to class.
ALSO BRING The Last Book in the Universe.

DELTA ENGLISH:
Thursday, August 25: Remember to read any notes and review discussion from each lesson. You never know when you might have a pop quiz!
Friday, August 26: Read and discuss the filled-in syllabus with a parent. Sign and ask your parent to sign as well. Bring the signed syllabus to class.
ALSO BRING The Last Book in the Universe.

ETA ENGLISH:
Thursday, August 25: Remember to read any notes and review discussion from each lesson. You never know when you might have a pop quiz!
Friday, August 26: Read and discuss the filled-in syllabus with a parent. Sign and ask your parent to sign as well. Bring the signed syllabus to class.
ALSO BRING The Last Book in the Universe.












HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 31-JUNE 1


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, May 31: Pick one of the essay options from the final. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the option.
Wednesday, June 1: Create one question to use for our "Last Man Standing" game.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, May 31: Pick one of the essay options from the final. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the option.
Wednesday, June 1: Create one question to use for our "Last Man Standing" game.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, May 31: Complete the F451 and Omelas pages of your review packet.
Wednesday, June 1: Complete the sentence diagramming page in your review packet.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, May 31: Complete the F451 and Omelas pages of your review packet.
Wednesday, June 1: Complete the sentence diagramming page in your review packet.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, May 31: Review the essay topics. Choose one and write a paragraph about the topic.
Wednesday, June 1: Complete the sentence diagramming page in your review packet.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 23-27


ALPHA, HISTORY
Monday, May 23: Complete both sides of a term worksheet, using terms from the Russian Revolution. ALSO, fill in the page from the Russian Revolution in the review packet.
Tuesday, May 24: Complete the first four of the quotes from the quote section of the review packet. Write 2-3 sentences about each quote. Who said it? When? What is the importance of the quote?
TO BE CLEAR: This is the definition of audacity that we are using for the review packet: rude or disrespectful behavior; impudence.
Wednesday, May 25: Complete the last three quotes from the quote section of your review packet.
Thursday, May 26: Complete the relative chronology page in your review packet.
Friday, May 27: Find three quotes about revolutions that you think relate to our study of revolutions this year. Write down each quote. Then pick ONE of the quotes and write a paragraph about that quote and how it connects to one of the revolutions we have studied this year. (Just Google "revolution quotes" and you will find many quotes that you can use!)



DELTA, HISTORY
Monday, May 23: 1. Complete two term worksheets (both sides) using terms from the Haitian/French revolutions. 2. Finish the two Haitian/French revolution pages in your packet, including the pictures. For the pictures, write 1-2 sentences about the picture and its connection to the Haitian or French revolution.
Tuesday, May 24: Complete one term worksheet (both sides) using terms from the Black Panther Party. ALSO, write in definitions for all the key terms on the Black Panther Party page.
Wednesday, May 25: Finish the Arab Spring page in your review packet. ALSO, choose TWO revolutions and write three connections between those revolutions. For example, the Russian Revolution and the Arab Spring both had situations where peaceful protestors were shot down by government troops.
Thursday, May 26: Google revolution quotes. Find three and write them down. Choose ONE and write a paragraph about how the quote relates to one of our revolutions.
Friday, May 27: Pick two terms from anywhere on the review packet. Fill in a terms worksheet for each of the terms.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 23: Study for your F451 test!
Tuesday, May 24: Complete the review packet pages for Last Book in the Universe.
Wednesday, May 25: Complete the review packet pages for Lord of the Flies AND I Am Malala.
Thursday, May 26: Complete the review packet pages for 12 Angry Men.
Friday, May 27: Complete the review packet pages for Othello AND Antigone.


ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 23: Study for your F451 test!
Tuesday, May 24: Complete the review packet pages for Last Book in the Universe.
Wednesday, May 25: Complete the review packet pages for I Am Malala.
Thursday, May 26: Complete the review packet pages for 12 Angry Men.
Friday, May 27: Complete the review packet pages for Othello AND Antigone.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 23: Study for your F451 test!
Tuesday, May 24: Complete the separate review terms sheet. Give a definition for each literary term and write from which book we learned about that term.
Wednesday, May 25: Complete the review packet pages for I Am Malala.
Thursday, May 26: Complete the review packet pages for 12 Angry Men.
Friday, May 27: Find the page numbers for ALL the Antigone quotes in the packet. ALSO: choose one F451 quote from the packet and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about that quote.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 16-20


ALPHA, HISTORY
Monday, May 16: Complete six of the "odd man out" exercises from the "odd man out" pg. in your final exam review packet.
Tuesday, May 17: Read and annotate your review packet: 5 starred items, 5 question marks. ALSO bring all old material from the Internet and Industrial Revolutions to begin our review for finals tomorrow. Please see the review schedule distributed in class Monday, May 16.
Internet Revolution:
Primary Sources 1 and 2; Cold War article; Tree graphic organizer
Industrial Revolution:
Factory Conditions packet; John Greene viewing guides; Wordsworth poem
Wednesday, May 18: Choose three terms from the key terms of the Internet or Industrial Revolutions. Complete a terms worksheet for each of the terms.
Thursday, May 19: Finish the Haitian/French revolution pg. in your review packet. Write 1-2 sentences for each Key Figure/date. ALSO: complete one term worksheet. Use a term from the Haitian/French revolutions.

DELTA, HISTORY
Monday, May 16: Complete the next six "odd man out" exercises from the "odd man out" pg. in your final exam review packet.
Tuesday, May 17: Complete the relative chronology portion of your review packet. ALSO, be sure to bring your old material from the Internet Revolution (see Alpha, above, for list of material) to use for our final review!
Wednesday, May 18: Finish the key figures page for the Internet Revolution in your review packet. ALSO: complete one term worksheet. Use a term from the Internet Revolution.
Friday, May 20: Write full definitions for the key terms on the Haitian/French revolutions pg. in your review packet. ALSO: complete one more term worksheet, using a term from the Haitian/French revolutions.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 16: Your Dystopian Writing Assignment is due! Please see the handout distributed in class on Thursday, May 12, for assignment requirements.
Tuesday, May 17: Read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," by Ursula LeGuin. The full text can be found at this link
http://engl210-deykute.wikispaces.umb.edu/file/view/omelas.pdf
OR you may come see me at tutorial to obtain a paper copy.
Thursday, May 19: Answer these questions about "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas."
1. To what extent is Omelas a real place? 2. What does the story say about the conditions of happiness? 3. What/who do you think the child represents? 4. Would the other children in Omelas rather be the child in the basement?
Your answers should be 2-3 sentences each and include a piece of textual evidence to support your thoughts. ALSO: Study for your F451 test: Monday, May 23. You should study the literary devices (figurative language) used by Bradbury and the themes of the book.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 16: Your Dystopian Writing Assignment is due! Please see the handout distributed in class on Thursday, May 12, for assignment requirements.
Tuesday, May 17: Read "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas," by Ursula LeGuin. The full text can be found at this link:
http://engl210-deykute.wikispaces.umb.edu/file/view/omelas.pdf
OR you may come see me at tutorial to obtain a paper copy.
Thursday, May 19: Answer these questions about "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas." 1. To what extent is Omelas a real place? 2. What does the story say about the conditions of happiness? 3. What/who do you think the child represents? 4. Would the other children in Omelas rather be the child in the basement? Your answers should be 2-3 sentences each and include a piece of textual evidence to support your thoughts. ALSO: Study for your F451 test: Monday, May 23. You should study the literary devices (figurative language) used by Bradbury and the themes of the book.


ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 16: Read pgs. 130-142 in F451. Fully annotate your reading. Your annotations should include: 5 starred items, 2 of which should be figurative language, noting which kind of figurative language; 5 question marks, 2 of which should be questions that you write in the margin and give answers to; 5 underlined vocabulary words and their definitions in the margin.
Wednesday, May 18: Finish F451, to pg. 157. ALSO brainstorm for your "happiness" essay. You may use ideas we talked about in class today and/or ideas from the happiness pages in your F451 packet.
Thursday, May 19: Write a full outline for your happiness essay. Your outline must include: Full thesis statement (not paragraph--statement) three topic sentences, and a full conclusion. Your conclusion should be a full paragraph and restate your main points.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 9-13


ALPHA, HISTORY
Monday, May 9: Fill in completely the criteria chart for the Arab Spring Revolution. Remember the criteria (information that goes in the first column) Time Frame, Underlying Causes, Conditions, Key Figures, Initial Outcomes, Bottom Line Changes, Far-reaching results. Use the articles we have read, your notes from class, the slides notes, and the documents to help you fill in the chart. ALSO, answer the 3 questions at the bottom of the page.
Tuesday, May 10: Read and fully annotate Document 9: President Wilson's 14 Points. For full homework credit, you must choose five items to star, five items to question and three vocabulary words. ALSO, being reviewing for your Arab Spring test, Thursday, May 12.
Wednesday, May 11: Fill in the Arab Spring page in the final review packet, distributed in class Tuesday, May 10.
Thursday, May 12: Study for your Arab Spring test!

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 9: Fill in the Ottoman Empire chart distributed in class on Friday, May 6. Be sure to answer the three questions at the bottom of the page!
Tuesday, May 10: Fully annotate Document 9: President Wilson's 14 Points. For full homework credit, you must choose five items to star, five items to question and three vocabulary words. ALSO, BEGIN REVIEWING FOR YOUR ARAB SPRING TEST, WEDNESDAY, MAY 11.
Wednesday, May 11: Arab Spring test! Study well! Remember to go over everything we reviewed in class today: the two articles about Sykes-Picot, the WWI article, the four documents, the slides, and the list of key figures/dates.
Friday, May 13: Complete the first six "odd man out" on the "odd man out" pg of the Final Review Packet.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 9: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO: Annotate your reading, using this format:
1. Make two annotations, any that you would like. Make those annotations in the way you normally annotate.
2. Find four words that you know their etymology OR that you would like to know their etymology. Note the etymology of each word in the margin.
3. Find four examples of figurative language and note them in the margin.
ALSO, read the poem "Dover Beach" distributed in class Friday, May 6.
Tuesday, May 10: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO: Write three paragraphs answering this question: "What is Ray Bradbury saying through the character of Beatty?" Think about our class discussion today. Include at least one piece of textual evidence in your writing.
Thursday, May 12: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO: Read and fully annotate the "Thucydides allusion" portion of your "Dover Beach" poetry packet.
Friday, May 13: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. You should finish the book! Be prepared for your open-book content quiz Friday, May 13.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 9: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO complete the Allusion to Thucydides portion of the Dover Beach poetry packet distributed in class on Friday, May 6.
Tuesday, May 10: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO, write a paragraph explaining the connection between the poem "Sea of Faith" and F451. Why did Bradbury include that poem? What is he saying by using that poem? Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph.
Thursday, May 12: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. ALSO, find three examples of the snake motif in F451. 1. Write the actual quote and pg. number. 2. Write 1-2 sentences explaining Bradbury's use of the motif.
Friday, May 13: Continue following the reading schedule for F451. You should finish the book! Be prepared for your open-book content quiz Friday, May 13.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 9: Read from pgs. 70 to the top of 88 in F451. Annotate, using the star, question mark and underlined word system. Ensure that you have five of each symbol.
Wednesday, May 11: Read pgs. 88-106 of F451. ALSO: Complete FOUR BOXES of the "figurative language" chart in your F451 packet. Use pgs. 88-106 to find your examples. You may find examples of: personification (giving human-like qualities to animals or things) simile (comparing two unlike things using like or as) metaphor (comparing two unlike things) or allusion (referring to another piece of literature.)
Thursday, May 12: Read pgs. 110-130 of F451. ALSO: Complete the rest of the boxes of the "figurative language" chart in your F451 packet. Use pgs. 110-130 for your examples.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MAY 2-6


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 2: Choose one of the cities from the list you wrote on your exit slip today. Research that city during the Ottoman empire time period. Write a paragraph about your findings.
Tuesday, May 3: Review your notes from today's class about: ancient cities present on all three maps, Sabra and Shatila massacre, restrictions on access to Mecca. ALSO, complete the chart worksheet distributed in class Monday, May 2.
Thursday, May 5: Fully annotate Document 8, the Sykes-Picot Agreement. Fully annotated means: 4 stars, 4 question marks, and 2 vocabulary words.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, May 2: Read and fully annotate the WWI article distributed in class today. For this article, I would like to you annotate in this way: A star or other symbol next to something that stands out to you, a question mark next to something that you don’t understand or you have a question about and underline words you don’t know. For full homework credit you should have at least five stars, five question marks and three underlined words.
Friday, May 6: Read and fully annotate Document 8, the Sykes-Picot Agreement.
I would like to you annotate in this way: A star or other symbol next to something that stands out to you, a question mark next to something that you don’t understand or you have a question about and underline words you don’t know. For full homework credit you should have at least five stars, five question marks and three underlined words.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 2: No homework!
Tuesday, May 3: Please see reading guide distributed in class Monday, April 25. Read pgs. 37-67 of F451.
Thursday, May 5: Please see reading guide distributed in class Monday, April 25. Read pgs. 67-top of 88 of F451.
Friday, May 6: Please continue to follow the reading guide--Read pgs. 88-mid of 96 of F451. ALSO: Using your quote from today's lesson, write a full journal entry. (you may also choose a different quote, but it must be from pgs. 78-84)

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 2: No homework!
Tuesday, May 3: Please see reading guide distributed in class Monday, April 25. Read pgs. 37-67 of F451.
Thursday, May 5: Please see reading guide distributed in class Monday, April 25. Read pgs. 67-top of 88 of F451.
Friday, May 6: Please continue to follow the reading guide--Read pgs. 88-mid of 96 of F451. ALSO: Using the quote at the top of pg. 81, write a full journal entry.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, May 2: Read F451 until the middle of pg. 37. Annotate, using the "star" "question mark" and "underlined vocab words" system. Make sure you have 5 of each of those types of annotations. ALSO: Find two examples of figurative language. ALSO: Answer 1-3 on the "Reading Questions 3" pg. in your F451 packet.
Thursday, May 5: Read to the middle of pg. 53 in F451. Answer the questions found on "Reading Questions #4" pg. of your packet. (You may answer the questions at the bottom of the page.) ALSO: Answer these two questions: 1. What are the different names used for the ear buds Mildred always has in her ear? 2. What reason did Montag give for why he stayed home from work?
Friday, May 6: Read pgs. 56-65 of F451. Choose one quote from your reading; write a journal entry for that quote.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 25-29


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 25: Fill in the ten countries on the ME map distributed in class on Thursday. Also answer the two questions at the side, each in 2-3 sentences.
Tuesday, April 26: Complete both pages of the map packet distributed in class today. The links to the maps are here:
Satellite map:
http://www.zonu.com/images/0X0/2009-11-17-11122/Middle-East-satellite-map.jpg
Middle Ages map:
mage.slidesharecdn.com/hot3-140928233646-phpapp02/95/history-of-thought-part-3-from-rome-to-the-middle-ages-73-638.jpg?cb=1412289215
(Note: This map isn't the same as the one shown in class, but it has the same information)
Ottoman Empire 1914 map:
http://users.humboldt.edu/ogayle/hist111/OttomanEmpire1914.png
Middle East 2003:
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/middle_east_and_asia/middle_east_graphic_2003.jpg
Wednesday, April 27: No homework!
Thursday, April 28: Finish reading and annotating the World War I document distributed in class today.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 25: Continue working on your Latino USA project. ALSO: if you have already presented, grade/comment on your peers' work for your presentation. Your effort in grading/commenting on their work will contribute to your overall presentation grade and their work for your presentation will be counted as a classwork grade.
Tuesday, April 26: Read and annotate the article distributed in class today. Your annotations should include: five starred items you consider to be important, five question marks by things you have questions about, and five underlined vocabulary words.
Wednesday, April 27: Read and fully annotate the Up Front article distributed in class today. Fully annotated means: five starred items you consider to be important, five question marks by things you have questions about, and five underlined vocabulary words.
Friday, April 29: Fill in the map worksheet distributed in class today. Be sure to also answer the two questions at the side of the sheet.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 25: Your Antigone essay is due! Please consult the essay requirements document and the rubric.
Tuesday, April 26: Read pgs. 1-16 of F451.
Thursday, April 28: Read pgs. 17-28 of F451.
Friday, April 29: Read pgs. 29- middle of 37.


ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 25: Your Antigone essay is due!
Please consult the essay requirements document and the rubric.
Tuesday, April 26: Read pgs. 1-16 of F451.
Thursday, April 28: Read pgs. 17-28 of F451.
Friday, April 29: Read pgs. 29- middle of 37.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 25: Read pg. 1-7 of Fahrenheit 451. Answer the questions on the worksheet distributed on Friday, April 22.
Wednesday, April 27: Read pgs. 8-18 of Fahrenheit 451. Create your own list of five questions and their answers. The questions should be comprehension questions that we can use in discussion in class.
Thursday, April 28: Finish the censorship pages in your F451 packet.
Friday, April 29: Answer the the questions on the page called "Reading Question #2" in your F451 packet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 18-22


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 18: Research the Sykes-Picot Agreement. Answer these questions: Who was involved? When did the agreement take place? Who did it affect? Why was it created?
Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on your findings.
Tuesday, April 19: See homework for Monday, April 18.
Thursday, April 21: 1. Please refer to the BBC article distributed in class on Tuesday. You should read and fully annotate the article. 2. For this article, I would like to you annotate in this way: A star or other symbol next to something that stands out to you, a question mark next to something that you don’t understand or you have a question about and underline words you don’t know. For full homework credit you should have at least five stars, five question marks and three underlined words. 3. Remember I can give a pop quiz at any time and you have two days to read, think about, and ask questions about this article……

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 18: Continue preparing for your teaching project!
Tuesday, April 19: Continue preparing for your teaching project!

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 18: Finish reading Antigone. Choose three difficult passages of at least three lines each. Use 2-3 strategies from the list we made in class today, to help yourself understand the passages. Make notes at the top of the page where each passage is found, noting the 2-3 strategies you used. (Remember my showing you my book and how I made the notes)
Tuesday, April 19: Prepare your prewriting for your essay assessment on Antigone. The prewriting should be in the form of a graphic organizer or listing. Please refer to the Essay Assessment document distributed in class on Monday. The essay is due: Monday, April 25.
Thursday, April 21: Prepare your full outline for your essay assessment on Antigone. Please refer to the Essay Assessment document distributed in class on Monday and the Outline Requirements document here on the wiki.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 18: Finish reading Antigone. Choose three difficult passages of at least three lines each. Use 2-3 strategies from the list we made in class today, to help yourself understand the passages. Make notes at the top of the page where each passage is found, noting the 2-3 strategies you used. (Remember my showing you my book and how I made the notes)
Tuesday, April 19: Prepare your prewriting for your essay assessment on Antigone. The prewriting should be in the form of a graphic organizer or listing. Please refer to the Essay Assessment document distributed in class on Monday. The essay is due: Monday, April 25.
Thursday, April 21: Prepare your full outline for your essay assessment on Antigone. Please refer to the Essay Assessment document distributed in class on Monday and the Outline Requirements document here on the wiki.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 18: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. Use a piece of textual evidence in your answer. "Who has more power, Antigone or Creon?"
Wednesday, April 20: Write one paragraph on the idea of fate and how it is presented in Antigone. Your paragraph must include a piece of textual evidence, with page number.
Thursday, April 21: Write one paragraph about blindness in Antigone. Who is blind? What kind of blindness is evident in that character?
Your paragraph must include a piece of textual evidence, with page number.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 11-15


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, April 11: 1. Answer these questions, each in 1-2 sentences:
a. What was the time frame of the Black Panther Party?
b. What were the underlying causes of the BPP?
c. What were the conditions that made the BPP start?
d. Who were the key figures of the BPP?
e. What were the initial outcomes of the BPP?
f. What were the bottom line changes as a result of the BPP?
g. What are some far-reaching outcomes of the BPP?
ALSO: Write a paragraph explaining what you would like to do for your assessment on our Black Panther Party unit. Your choices could include: an essay, an open-note quiz, a powerpoint presentation, a rap, or something else of your choice.
Tuesday, April 12: Complete your own personal hw assignment, according to the assignment sheet you filled out in class today.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, Aprill 11: Find three sources to use for your Latino Revolutions teaching project. Write each source down on a piece of paper and give a 2-3 sentence reason for why you chose that source.
Tuesday, April 12: Work on your teaching presentation and your annotated bibliography.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 11:
Ex
Culp
Trans
Im/In
Vinc/vict
Con/Co
Corp
Just/Jud
Frater/fratri
Pater/patri
Arch
Cide
Piet- Good
Petri- Rock
Define each of the above roots; then write all the words you can think of for each root. ALSO: Read pgs. 30-41 in Antigone. NOTE: The paraphrasing Othello HW is cancelled. Your only HW with Othello is to continue preparing your job for the play.
Thursday, April 14: Re-read pgs. 28-29. Annotate fully. Answer this question: Why do you think Creon has become so stubborn? Re-read pgs. 33-34. Fully annotate. Answer this question: What is Antigone's response to Creon's stubbornness? (Your answers to each question should be one full paragraph, including a piece of textual evidence.)

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 11:
Ex
Culp
Trans
Im/In
Vinc/vict
Con/Co
Corp
Just/Jud
Frater/fratri
Pater/patri
Arch
Cide
Piet- Good
Petri- Rock
Define each of the above roots. Then write all the words you can for each root. ALSO: Read pgs. 30-41 in Antigone. NOTE: The paraphrasing Othello HW is cancelled. Your only HW with Othello is to continue preparing your job for the play.
Thursday, April 14: Answer this question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: Why does the Chorus favor Antigone? Include textual evidence in your answer.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, April 11: Choose one of the prompts below, based on our reading and discussion of Antigone, pgs. 27-29. Write a five-paragraph essay answering that prompt. You should include one piece of textual evidence in each body paragraph of your essay. Remember: In each body paragraph, state your point (the topic sentence of your paragraph), give an example of textual evidence that supports your point, then explain the evidence.
Prompts:
1. Did Haemon handle his father well? Why or why not?
OR
2. Was Creon justified in the way he dealt with Haemon? Why or why not?
Please email me with any questions or any help you may need!
Wednesday, April 13: Read the conversation between Creon and Antigone, found on pgs. 33 and 34. Fully annotate your reading. Write a paragraph answering this question: What does Antigone think of Creon, according to this conversation? Use a piece of textual evidence in your paragraph to support your ideas.
Friday, April 15: Read pgs. 37-40. Write a paragraph summarizing Tiresius' words.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF APRIL 4-8


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 5: Answer #4 on Viewing Guide 2 in a full paragraph. To receive full credit, your paragraph must be at least 6 lines.
Wednesday, April 6: Research Fred Hampton. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on your findings.
Thursday, April 7: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph based on your knowledge of Fred Hampton, answering this question: "Was Fred Hampton the "black messiah" the FBI so feared? Give reasons for your answer.


DELTA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, April 5: Research Fred Hampton and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on your findings.
Wednesday, April 6: Answer #6 on Viewing Guide 3.
Friday, April 8: 1. Using your notes from today's viewing of The Vanguard of the Revolution, write three discussion questions and their answers. 2. Write a paragraph telling which section of the book Latino U.S.A. A Cartoon History, you would like to teach.

BETA, ENGLISH: (Note: This week's homework will be checked each day at the beginning of the lesson, but we will not go over the homework or work with it until Thursday, to allow for time to work on Text Alive! and our Othello scene.)
Tuesday, April 5: Read pgs. 19-22 of Antigone and answer these two questions, each in 2-3 sentences: How does the Chorus describe Ismene? What is the conflict between Ismene and Antigone?
Thursday, April 7: Read pgs. 23-24 of Antigone. Summarize each of the four sections of the Chorus.
Friday, April 8: Read pgs. 25-29 of Antigone. Answer this question in 2-3 sentences: What does Haemon's appeal to Creon on Antigone's behalf reveal about Haemon's character? ALSO answer this question: "Does Antigone deserve to be punished?" Answer in 2-3 sentences, including at least one piece of textual evidence.
MONDAY, APRIL 11: OTHELLO SCENE WORK: If you have a speaking part, write your "tactics" for each of your lines on your script. If you have a non-speaking part, choose a character and paraphrase each line for that character. !!!NOTE!! THIS HOMEWORK HAS BEEN CANCELLED; PLEASE SEE NEW HOMEWORK FOR MONDAY, ABOVE.


ETA, ENGLISH: (Note: This week's homework will be checked each day at the beginning of the lesson, but we will not go over the homework or work with it until Thursday, to allow for time to work on Text Alive! and our Othello scene.)
Tuesday, April 5: Read pgs. 19-22 of Antigone and answer these two questions, each in 2-3 sentences: How does the Chorus describe Ismene? What is the conflict between Ismene and Antigone?
Thursday, April 7: Read pgs. 23-24 of Antigone. Summarize each of the four sections of the Chorus.
Friday, April 8: Read pgs. 25-29 of Antigone. Answer this question in 2-3 sentences: What does Haemon's appeal to Creon on Antigone's behalf reveal about Haemon's character?
MONDAY, APRIL 11: OTHELLO SCENE WORK: If you have a speaking part, write your "tactics" for each of your lines on your script. If you have a non-speaking part, choose a character and paraphrase each line for that character.
!!!NOTE!! THIS HOMEWORK HAS BEEN CANCELLED; PLEASE SEE NEW HOMEWORK FOR MONDAY, ABOVE.


ZETA, ENGLISH:

Wednesday, April 6: Read pgs. 20-22 of Antigone and answer this question in 2-3 sentences: Why does Ismene attempt to share responsibility for Antigone's actions?
Thursday, April 7: Read and summarize the remaining three sections of the Chorus, found on pgs. 23 and 24 of Antigone. Your summaries should be 2-3 sentences long.
Friday, April 8: Read Antigone, pgs. 26-28 and answer this question: What does Haemon's appeal to Creon on Antigone's behalf reveal about Haemon's character?

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 21-24


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 21: Your take-home essay is due! This is for a test grade, just as the test was on Thursday. Please refer to the essay sheet distributed in class on Thursday, March 17, for the specifications of the essay. If you have any questions, please email me over the weekend.
NOTE: The essay is due at the beginning of the lesson on MONDAY, MARCH 21.
Two points will be deducted for every day (a “day” starts at the end of the lesson on Monday!) that your essay is late.
Tuesday, March 22: Complete your reading and full annotations of the Black Panthers article. (Note: "Full annotations" means something underlined and a note in the margin for each paragraph--except for the first three one-line paragraphs at the beginning of the article.)
Wednesday, March 23: Research COINTELPRO. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about your findings.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 21:
Your take-home essay is due! This is for a test grade, just as the test was on Friday. Please refer to the essay sheet distributed in class on Friday, March 18, for the specifications of the essay. If you have any questions, please email me over the weekend.
NOTE: The essay is due at the beginning of the lesson on MONDAY, MARCH 21.
Two points will be deducted for every day (a “day” starts at the end of the lesson on Monday!) that your essay is late.
Tuesday, March 22: Read and fully annotate the Black Panthers article distributed in class today.
(Note: "Full annotations" means something underlined and a note in the margin for each paragraph--except for the first three one-line paragraphs at the beginning of the article.)
Thursday, March 24: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about the Black Panther Party paper.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 21: Read Antigone, through pg. 15 (to the end of Chorus II.2.) Annotate the Chorus, noting especially who you think the "he" is in the Chorus. ALSO, bring your homework from Friday.
Wednesday, March 22: Complete the siblings comparison page of your Antigone packet. The page includes your writing a paragraph comparing you and a sibling or cousin or good friend.
Thursday, March 24: Write a full paragraph comparing and contrasting Antigone and Ismene. Use this prompt to begin: "Both Antigone and Ismene are women in Ancient Greece, but Antigone is and Ismene is ___. Your paragraph should discuss these two contrasting ideas. I will collect this homework.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 21: Read Antigone, through pg. 15 (to the end of Chorus II.2.) Annotate the Chorus, noting especially who you think the "he" is in the Chorus. ALSO, bring your homework from Friday.
Wednesday, March 22: Complete the page on leadership in your Antigone packet. The page includes your writing a paragraph about what you consider to be a good leader, using my example about Ms. Brady.
Thursday, March 24: Read through pg. 20 of Antigone. Fully annotate your reading.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 21: Complete the "Chorus" section of your Antigone packet. Questions? Please email me.
Wednesday, March 23: Read Antigone to the middle of pg. 13. Fully annotate your reading! NOTE: "Fully annotated" means at least two notes and at least two underlined or highlighted or circled items on each page.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 14-18


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 14: Study for your Russian Revolution test, which is Tuesday, March 15. Use your review packet, notes from class, all quizzes and homework assignments. If you have any questions, please email me or come to tutorial Monday.
Tuesday, March 15: Continue to study for your Russian Revolution test, which has been moved to Thursday, March 17. Use your review packet, notes from class, all quizzes and homework assignments. If you have any questions, please email me or come to tutorial Monday.
Thursday, March 17:
Continue to study for your Russian Revolution test, which has been moved to Thursday, March 17. Use your review packet, notes from class, all quizzes and homework assignments. If you have any questions, please email me.


DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 14: Study for your Russian Revolution test, which is on Friday, March 18. You should complete the review packet distributed in class on Friday, by filling in information about the key leaders under each of their photos.
Tuesday, March 15: Study for your Russian Revolution test, which is on Friday, March 18.
Friday, March 18:
Continue to study for your Russian Revolution test. Use your review packet, notes from class, all quizzes and homework assignments. If you have any questions, please email me.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 14: Read Creon's monologue from Antigone, found on pgs. 7-9. Also, the Design Project Due date is now Tuesday, March 15. You may bring your work on Monday as we will have 20 minutes or so to work on the projects in class.
Thursday, March 17: Complete the news literacy worksheet ALSO write 2-3 sentences about the role you would like to play in our scene for Text Alive. Would you like to act? Would you like to be a part of set design or costumes or lighting or sound?
Friday, March 18: Look up Achilles' conversation with his mother about what he could do with his life--his choice. Write a paragraph about how that conversation relates to our discussion in class of fate/choices. Cite your source! Your paragraph should be 6-7 lines.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 14: Read Creon's monologue from Antigone, found on pgs. 7-9. Also, re-read the article on Aristotle and tragedy in preparation for Ms. Smith's guest lecture in our class on Monday.
Thursday, March 17: Complete the news literacy worksheet ALSO write 2-3 sentences about the role you would like to play in our scene for Text Alive. Would you like to act? Would you like to be a part of set design or costumes or lighting or sound?
Friday, March 18: According to the ancient Greeks, can one avoid one's fate? Research this question and write a 6-7 line paragraph about your findings. Cite your source!

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 14: Complete two pages of your Antigone packet: the page that has Latin roots (matr--) on it and also the page on the back which is the sibling comparison page. Any questions? Please email me.
Tuesday, March 15: One short 4-5 line paragraph on the difference between Ismene and Antigone at the top of the "siblings comparison" page in your Antigone packet. Include one piece of textual evidence in your paragraph.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF MARCH 7-11


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 7: Complete the homework worksheet distributed in class on Thursday, March 3. Complete all the steps required, on a separate piece of paper. If you have any questions, please email me or see me at break tomorrow, Friday, March 4.
Tuesday, March 8: Write one full 6-7 line paragraph about each of these important terms for our test on the Russian Revolution, Tuesday, March 15. You should have three paragraphs in total. The important terms are: Marx, Russo/Japanese War, and February (March) Revolution.
Wednesday, March 9: Complete the two boxes "October (November) Revolution" and "Lenin's Death" on your review packet for your test on the Russian Revolution: Tuesday, March 15.
Thursday, March 10: Research Stalin, and write a paragraph about your findings, especially the atrocities he committed.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, March 7: Conduct research on Trotsky and his involvement and role during the Russian Revolution. Write a full 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings.
Tuesday, March 8: Complete the Animal Farm homework sheet distributed in class today.
Wednesday, March 9: Research "Bloody Sunday" (be sure you get the correct one!) and write a full 6-7 line paragraph about your findings. Remember the Russian Revolution test is Friday, March 18.
Friday, March 11: Research the display of Lenin's body, and write a paragraph explaining why it was publicly displayed for so long.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 7: Begin work on your Design Project for our Othello scene. The project is due: Monday, March 15. You do not have any other homework this weekend, so use this time wisely to get a significant portion of the project completed. The grading rubric for the project will be uploaded here on the wiki by the end of the weekend. It is entitled "Design Project Rubric."
Tuesday, March 8: Research three archetypal characters found in Antigone. THEN, find three figures from history who fit each of those archetypes.
Thursday, March 10: Answer the questions on the Aristotle tragedy article in your Antigone packet. ALSO, study for your sonnets quiz. Refer to the notes given in class explaining the format and content of the quiz.
Friday, March 11: Complete pg. 2 "Vocabulary words, Greek and Latin Roots" of your Antigone packet.

SONNETS QUIZ! THURSDAY, MARCH 10

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 7: Begin work on your Design Project for our Othello scene. The project is due: Monday, March 15. You do not have any other homework this weekend, so use this time wisely to get a significant portion of the project completed. The grading rubric for the project will be uploaded here on the wiki by the end of the weekend. It is entitled "Design Project Rubric."
Tuesday, March 8: Research three archetypal characters found in Antigone. THEN, find three figures from history who fit each of those archetypes.
Thursday, March 10: Answer the questions on the Aristotle tragedy article in your Antigone packet.
ALSO, study for your sonnets quiz. Refer to the notes given in class explaining the format and content of the quiz.
Friday, March 11: Complete pg. 2 "Vocabulary words, Greek and Latin Roots" of your Antigone packet. ALSO, bring your design project materials to class tomorrow. You may have part of our double period to work on your project.

SONNETS QUIZ! THURSDAY, MARCH 10

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, March 7: Research three archetypal characters found in Antigone. THEN, find three figures from history who fit each of those archetypes.
Wednesday, March 9: For each of these prefixes or suffixes, write its language of origin, a definition, an English word that contains the prefix or suffix, and a sentence using that English word. The three prefixes/suffixes are: Frat, Patr, Cide
SONNETS QUIZ! THURSDAY, MARCH 10
Thursday, March 10: STUDY FOR YOUR SONNETS QUIZ!
Friday, March 11: Complete both sides of the news literacy worksheet. If you have any questions, please email me.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 4



Alpha, History:
Monday, February 29: Complete the Russian Revolution/Animal Farm timeline worksheet distributed in class on Friday, February 26.
Tuesday, March 1: Read ch. 10 of Animal Farm very well. ALSO, bring the timeline worksheet distributed in class on Friday, February 26.
Thursday, March 3: Write three examples from Animal Farm of "All Animals are Equal but Some are More Equal." Give the page numbers of the examples. ALSO: Research who led the February Revolution?


Delta, History:
Monday, February 29: Write three thank you sentences for Ms. Racine. We will all sign a thank you card for her on Monday, and we will include your thank yous! Please use your neatest handwriting and complete these sentences on a piece of lined paper.
1. You inspired me by..........
2. I learned from you that.......
3. I hope to someday........
Tuesday, March 1: Read ch. 10 of Animal Farm very well.
Friday, March 2: Plot your own political and economic ideological views on the chart we created in class today. ALSO, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining why you plotted your views at that particular point.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 29: Try writing a Petrarchan sonnet. It shares some of the same features of the Shakespearean, like 14 lines and iambic pentameter but the rhyme scheme is different: ABBA, ABBA, CDCDCD
Complete the same steps as we did in class for the "fun" Shakespearean sonnet: 1. Write 14 words that fit the rhyme scheme. 2. Turn those words into a sonnet (doesn't have to be serious or make too much sense!) following iambic pentameter and the Petrarchan rhyme scheme. Questions? Please email me!
Tuesday, March 1: Bring your Petrarchan sonnet from the weekend (if you didn't turn it in yesterday; I know some of you put them on my desk.) Also, read and fully annotate "Nuns Fret Not." Write a full paragraph response to the sonnet, reflecting on today's discussion of the constrictions of the sonnet form vs. free verse.
Friday, March 4: Fully complete the first page (front and back) of the Design Project packet distributed in class today.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 29: Try writing a Petrarchan sonnet. It shares some of the same features of the Shakespearean, like 14 lines and iambic pentameter but the rhyme scheme is different: ABBA, ABBA, CDCDCD
Complete the same steps as we did in class for the "fun" Shakespearean sonnet: 1. Write 14 words that fit the rhyme scheme. 2. Turn those words into a sonnet (doesn't have to be serious or make too much sense!) following iambic pentameter and the Petrarchan rhyme scheme. Questions? Please email me!
Tuesday, March 1: Bring your Petrarchan sonnet from the weekend (if you didn't turn it in yesterday; I know some of you put them on my desk.) Also, read and fully annotate "Nuns Fret Not." Write a full paragraph response to the sonnet, reflecting on today's discussion of the constrictions of the sonnet form vs. free verse.

Friday, March 4: Fully complete the first page (front and back) of the Design Project packet distributed in class today.


ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 29: Find a sonnet online that you love. You have to love it! Print out the poem and bring it to class.
Wednesday, March 2: Write your "fun" (or "freestyle") sonnet. ALSO, bring your IR book to class. ALSO, bring your essay on Othello to class.
Thursday, March 3: Your "serious" sonnet (see the Shakespeare's Sonnets packet) is due! ALSO bring your IR book to class. ALSO bring your essay on Othello to class.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 22-26

ALPHA, HISTORY:

Monday, February 22: Complete the review packet distributed in class on Wednesday, Feb. 17. ALSO study for your quiz on Animal Farm, chs. 1-4.
Tuesday, February 23: Read ch. 6 of Animal Farm.
Thursday, February 25: Read ch. 7 and 8 of Animal Farm. Answer these two questions, each in 2-3 sentences:
1. Why was the singing of the song Beasts of England banned?
2. What was Napoleon's new title?
ALSO, study your notes from today's lecture by Mr. Alpert, for a short quiz on Friday, February 26.
Friday, February 26: Reflecting on our discussion with Ms. Barrosso today, write a full 6-7 line paragraph on the ideas of value and function and how they connect to Animal Farm and/or economic ideologies.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 22: Study for your quiz on Animal Farm, chs. 1-4 AND notes from class lecture on capitalism, socialism, communism and Karl Marx.
Tuesday, February 23: Read ch. 7 and 8 of Animal Farm.
Wednesday, February 24: Read ch. 9 of Animal Farm. Answer these two questions from ch. 7 and 8, in 2-3 sentences each.
1. Why was the singing of the song Beasts of England banned?
2. What was Napoleon's new title? Why did they give him that new title?
AND write your own discussion question for ch. 9. Answer your own discussion question in 2-3 sentences.
Friday, February 26:
Read ch. 9 of Animal Farm. Answer these two questions from ch. 7 and 8, in 2-3 sentences each.
1. Why was the singing of the song Beasts of England banned?
2. What was Napoleon's new title? Why did they give him that new title?
AND write your own discussion question for chs 6, 7, and 8. Answer each discussion question in 2-3 sentences.



BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 22: To prepare for your open-note, open-book test on Othello, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, complete the review sheet distributed Wednesday, February 17. NOTE: The review sheet is also attached to the email sent to all students Tuesday, February 16.
Tuesday, February 23: Study for your test!
Thursday, February 25: Write a Shakespearean sonnet in a specific character's voice from Othello. You may choose to have the character speaking about him/herself OR speaking to another character. You must adhere to all the conventions (requirements) of a Shakespearean sonnet, including 14 lines, iambic pentameter and the correct rhyme scheme.


ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 22: To prepare for your open-note, open-book test on Othello, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, complete the review sheet distributed Wednesday, February 17. NOTE: The review sheet is also attached to the email sent to all students Tuesday, February 16.
ALSO: Bring your three paragraph reaction to last week's Socratic Seminar (homework for Tuesday, February 16) AND complete your first draft of your sonnet, using the rhyming words you wrote in class on Friday.
Tuesday, February 23: Study for your test!
Thursday, February 25:
Write a Shakespearean sonnet in a specific character's voice from Othello. You may choose to have the character speaking about him/herself OR speaking to another character. You must adhere to all the conventions (requirements) of a Shakespearean sonnet, including 14 lines, iambic pentameter and the correct rhyme scheme.


ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 22: Complete the homework assignment found on the back of your Poetry Out Loud handout:
Read and fully annotate your poem.
Look up any words you don’t know
Underline key phrases or words—things you think should be emphasized
Make divisions (little slash marks) in between lines or phrases—places you will pause.
Wednesday, February 24: Work on poem memorization. You must have half memorized by Wednesday.
Thursday, February 25: Work on poem memorization. ALSO give a 2-3 sentence explanation for each of the following themes found in Othello:
Honor, Jealousy, Race and Gender, in preparation for your open-note, open-book test on Othello on Friday, February 26.
Friday, February 26: Study for your test!!



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15-19


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, February 16: Read ch. 4 of Animal Farm. Write 3 informational questions and 2 discussion questions. Answer each question!

DELTA, HISTORY:
Tuesday, February 16: Read ch. 5 of Animal Farm. Write a discussion question and answer it in 2-3 sentences.
Friday, February 19: Complete the review packet distributed in class on Wednesday, Feb. 17. ALSO, read ch. 6 of Animal Farm.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, February 16: Review sentence diagramming--subject, verb, direct object, article, adjective, adverb, prepositional phrase. ALSO: write a one paragraph reflection on today's workshop. Include in your reflection the "theme statement" you think is most essential to understanding Othello. The "theme statements" are: 1. Gossip and rumors are harmful and dangerous/harmless. 2. If I heard a rumor that my significant other was cheating on me, I would break up right away/ignore the rumor. 3. I always/never judge a person by his or her appearance.

ETA, ENGLISH:
Tuesday, February 16: Write a three paragraph reflection on today's Socratic Seminar. Include your thoughts on: how the seminar went for you personally, what you thought the most significant points made, and also thoughts on the theme of "hate" (as found in Othello) that we didn't have time to discuss!

ZETA, ENGLISH: Wednesday, February 17: Read Act 5, Scene 2 of Othello. Fully annotate on the modern English side. THEN make the same annotations on the original Shakespeare side, reading those portions of the play aloud. ( in the original Shakespeare! )
Friday, February 19: Complete the Sonnets worksheet distributed in class on Wednesday, February 17.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8-12


ALPHA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 8: Study your notes from class today about symbols, allegory, and the slides about the parallels between characters in Animal Farm and key figures of the Russian Revolution. ALSO read chapter 1 of Animal Farm.
Tuesday, February 9: Read chapter 2 of Animal Farm. ALSO answer these questions, each in 2-3 sentences, about chapter 1.
1. Who is the leader/most respected animal on the farm in chapter one? Why?
2. What is the significance of the song in chapter one?
Wednesday, February 10: Answer the following question in a full paragraph. A full paragraph is 6-7 lines.
In Chapter 2, leadership of the animals is generally left in the hands (so to speak) of the pigs. Do you think this is a good idea? Why or why not? Feel free to predict what you think might happen and/or use details from the text to support your answer.
Thursday, February 11: Read chapter 3 of Animal Farm. Write one discussion question and answer it in 2-3 sentences.

DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 8: Study your notes from class today about symbols, allegory, and the characters in Animal Farm and key figures of the Russian Revolution. ALSO read chapter 1 of Animal Farm.
Tuesday, February 9: Read chapter 2 of Animal Farm. ALSO answer these questions, each in 2-3 sentences, about chapter 1.
1. Who is the leader/most respected animal on the farm in chapter one? Why?
2. What is the significance of the song in chapter one?
Friday, February 12: Read ch. 4 of Animal Farm. Write one discussion question we can use in class. Answer the question in 2-3 sentences.

BETA ENGLISH:
Monday, February 8: Read and annotate Act 5, Scene 1. ALSO, choose one of these characters and write a paragraph about him/her, using one piece of textual evidence to back up your thoughts. Roderigo, Brabantio, Emilia or Bianca
Tuesday, February 9: Read and annotate Act 5, Scene 2. ALSO review these three questions to be used for Socratic Seminar tomorrow. (We will start with one and move on as we need to. 1. How can jealousy change a person? 2. What is more important: family or a relationship? 3. What does it take to keep a couple together?
Friday, February 12: Using Desdemona's monologue about leaving her father to be with Othello, write a full paragraph (6-7 lines) discussing the concept of family, as found in Othello and in general.

ETA ENGLISH:
Monday, February 8: Read and annotate Act 5, Scene 1. ALSO, choose one of these characters and write a paragraph about him/her, using one piece of textual evidence to back up your thoughts. Roderigo, Brabantio, Emilia or Bianca
Tuesday, February 9: Read and annotate Act 5, Scene 2. ALSO write one paragraph about Emilia, including at least one piece of textual evidence in your writing.
Friday, February 12: For each of these questions, write a full paragraph, discussing how it pertains to Othello.
1. What constrictions are placed on women in a patriarchal society?
2. Why are some people manipulative in relationships?
3. What can cause hate between people?

ZETA ENGLISH:
Monday, February 8: Write a three paragraph response to Iago as a character. In each paragraph, include at least one piece of textual evidence to support your ideas.
Wednesday, February 10: For your essay on Othello, create a full brainstorm graphic organizer or listing of ideas, a full thesis statement, and three topic sentences.
Thursday, February 11: Read Act 4, Scene 3 of Othello. Write two discussion questions we can use in class about the scene.
Friday, February 12: Read Act 5, Scene 1 of Othello. Choose 2-3 lines from the original Shakespeare that you find beautiful. Write a paragraph explaining why. ALSO write one sentence that includes a prepositional phrase, about Othello. Diagram that sentence.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1-5

ALPHA, HISTORY:

Monday, February 1: Fill in five boxes on the Revolutions Review chart distributed in class on Friday, January 29.
Also, bring all worksheets and documents from the beginning of the year to use for this week's review.
Tuesday, February 2: Fill in the Internet and Industrial Revolution columns on the Revolutions Review chart.
Also, bring all worksheets and documents from the beginning of the year to use for this week's review.
Thursday, February 4: To complete our work on the Haitian and French Revolutions, conduct research on Napoleon. Write three paragraphs on your findings, including his affect on France itself, his military success, and his death. Write your paragraphs on the back of your French Revolution worksheet, distributed in class on Wednesday.


DELTA, HISTORY:
Monday, February 1: Fill in as many of the boxes on the Revolutions Review chart as you can. ALSO, bring ALL worksheets, handouts, everything you have from the beginning of the year that we can use for review.
Tuesday, February 2: Finish the Revolutions Review chart through the Haitian Revolution. Continue to bring all worksheets, handouts, everything you have from the beginning of the year that we can use for review.
Friday, February 5: To complete our work on the Haitian and French Revolutions, conduct research on Napoleon. Write three paragraphs on your findings, including his affect on France itself, his military success, and his death.


BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 1: Write one paragraph about Iago's reputation. Include one piece of textual evidence from the play to back up your ideas. Your paragraph should include the answer to this question: Is Iago's reputation the truth? ALSO bring the signed permission/release form for the Shakespeare Theater Company!
Tuesday, February 2: Read the rest of Act 3, Scene 4, annotating as you read. Also read Act 4, Scene 1. ALSO bring the signed permission/release form for the Shakespeare Theater Company!
Thursday, February 4: Read and fully annotate Act 4, Scene 2.
Friday, February 5: Read Act 4, Scene 3--no annotations! Write a full paragraph response to our mini Socratic seminar today. Was Othello cowardly?

ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 1: Write two paragraphs each for the characters of Othello and Desdemona. One paragraph should be about one reputation that character has (in the eyes of other characters or in the eyes of the audience.) The other paragraph should be about the other reputation that character has. You should have four paragraphs in total. Each paragraph should include textual evidence to back up your thoughts. ALSO bring the signed permission/release form for the Shakespeare Theater Company!
Tuesday, February 2: Read the rest of Act 3, Scene 4, annotating as you read. Also read Act 4, Scene 1. ALSO bring the signed permission/release form for the Shakespeare Theater Company!
Thursday, February 4: Read and fully annotate Act 4, Scene 2.
Friday, February 5: Read Act 4, Scene 3--no annotations! Write a full paragraph response to today's workshop.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, February 1: Read Act 4, Scene 1. ANNOTATE your reading.
Wednesday, February 3: Read Act 4, Scene 2. ANNOTATE your reading.
Friday, February 5: Locate the lines from the list distributed in class today in the original Shakespearean language side of your Othello book. Underline or highlight those lines, reading them out loud as you do so.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 25-29


IMPORTANT BLIZZARD ANNOUNCEMENT!
When you become bored with snow pictures on Instagram and Snapchat, check out these links to help you with school! History class, there are links here about the Haitian and French Revolutions. English, it's all about Othello. ENJOY!

History:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5A_o-nU5s2U
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTTvKwCylFY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPDq0pZZy_c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyYhrR0-knk

English:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uihbX1ho2_k
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp6LqSgukOU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1hPm2iWrks
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ro_5xiXd8mU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyoCIwJn9Ic


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, January 25: Create a full outline for your DBQ essay. The outline should include: Thesis statement, three topic sentences, and a full conclusion, as we discussed in class today. This outline will guide you as your write your in-class essay to finish our Haitian Revolution Unit.
Friday, January 29:
Create a full outline for your DBQ essay. The outline should include: Thesis statement, three topic sentences, and a full conclusion, as we discussed in class today. This outline will guide you as your write your in-class essay to finish our Haitian Revolution Unit.


HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, January 25: Begin reviewing for your assessment on the Haitian Revolution. You should review all viewing guides and all the documents of the DBQ. The assessment will be an in-class essay on Monday, January 25. You will be able to use your viewing guides, the DBQ documents and the worksheets you have completed for each document.
The DBQ documents are: Document A: Excerpts from the Haitian Constitution, Document B: The Declaration of the Rights of Man, Document C: the chart on the Demographics of St. Domingue for the years 1789-1790, Document D: the political cartoon and pie chart in our Glencoe history book, Document E: portrait of Toussaint L'ouverture, and Document F: portrait of Napoleon. All the documents except for document D are here on the wiki.

Document A is here on the wiki as a file entitled "Haitian Constitution excerpts"

Links to Documents B, C, E and F:
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/rightsof.asp
http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/500/
https://warfarehistory.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/general-louvetture.png
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/31/David_-_Napoleon_crossing_the_Alps_-_Malmaison1.jpg
Thursday, January 28: Create a full outline for your DBQ essay, based on the pre-writing done in class Wednesday, January 26. Your outline should include: Full thesis statement, three complete topic sentences, and a full conclusion. For tips on outline writing, see my document here on the wiki: Outline Requirements.
Friday, January 29: Fill in five boxes on the Revolution Review chart distributed in class today. You may fill in any five boxes you choose.

ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, January 25: Choose a soliloquy by Iago from Acts 1 or 2. Re-write the soliloquy in modern English AND change the context of the play. (i.e. set the play in modern-day times) make any changes to the soliloquy necessary to match the context. ALSO read Act 3, Scenes 1-3.
Friday, January 29: Re-read Act 3, Scenes 1-3 and answer the following questions:

Why does Cassio bring musicians? What is Othello’s response to them?
What responses do Iago and Othello have to seeing Cassio leave Desdemona?
How successfully does Desdemona plead for Cassio? What is Othello's response to Desdemona as she leaves?
Why doesn't Iago simply tell Othello right away that Desdemona and Cassio are having an affair?
What thing does Emilia find and give to Iago? What does Iago intend to do with it?
What is Iago's reply when Othello demanded proof of his wife's disloyalty?
What does Othello decide and command at the end of Scene 3?

ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, January 25: Choose a soliloquy by Iago from Acts 1 or 2. Re-write the soliloquy in modern English AND change the context of the play. (i.e. set the play in modern-day times) make any changes to the soliloquy necessary to match the context. ALSO read Act 3, Scenes 1-3.
Thursday, January 26: Find two sets of lines in Act 3, Scene 3 in which the theme of Reputation is expressed through Iago's speech. Paraphrase the lines. Write down two poetic devices used by Shakespeare in the lines.
Friday, January 29: Write one paragraph about Iago's reputation. Include one piece of textual evidence from the play to back up your ideas. Your paragraph should include the answer to this question: Is Iago's reputation the truth?

ENGLISH, ZETA:

Monday, January 25: Read Othello Act 3, Scenes 1-3. Answer the following questions:

Why does Cassio bring musicians? What is Othello’s response to them?What responses do Iago and Othello have to seeing Cassio leave Desdemona?How successfully does Desdemona plead for Cassio? What is Othello's response to Desdemona as she leaves?Why doesn't Iago simply tell Othello right away that Desdemona and Cassio are having an affair?What thing does Emilia find and give to Iago? What does Iago intend to do with it?What is Iago's reply when Othello demanded proof of his wife's disloyalty?What does Othello decide and command at the end of Scene 3?Thursday, January 26: Re-read Act 3, Scene 3. FULLY annotate your reading. (Fully annotated means two annotations per page.)Friday, January 29: Read Act 3, Scene 4. Complete the book club work assigned to you in class on Thursday. For requirements on book club work, please see the document attached here on the wiki.








HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 18-22


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Tuesday, January 19: Using Documents A and B (excerpts from the Haitian Constitution and The Declaration of the Rights of Man) answer the questions on the handout given in class on Thursday, January 14.
Wednesday, January 20: Research the Three Estates in France before the French Revolution. Who made up each of the Three Estates? What similarities do you see between the Three Estates and the demographics of St. Domingue in 1789-1790? Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings.
Thursday, January 21: Using the image of Napoleon found at the link below, complete the worksheet distributed in class on Wednesday, January 20.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_Crossing_the_Alps


HISTORY, DELTA:
Tuesday, January 19: Complete the handout for Document B and analysis of Documents A and B distributed in class Friday, January 15.
Wednesday, January 20: Write one more similarity and one more difference between the Haitian Constitution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man on your T chart from class today.
Friday, January 22:
Using the image of Napoleon found at the link below, complete the worksheet distributed in class on Wednesday, January 20.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napoleon_Crossing_the_Alps

English, Beta:
Tuesday, January 19: For each major character in Act 1, Scene 3, (Desdemona, Othello, Iago and Brabantio) write a paragraph explaining the significance of their lines in scene 3. ALSO, Read Act 2, Scene 1.
Thursday, January 20: Read Act 2, Scenes2/3. Fully annotate your reading--at least two annotations per page. (Finish reading Act 2)

English, Eta:
Tuesday, January 19: For each major character in Act 1, Scene 3, (Desdemona, Othello, Iago and Brabantio) write a paragraph explaining the significance of their lines in scene 3. ALSO, Read Act 2, Scene 1.
Thursday, January 20: Read Act 2, Scenes2/3. Fully annotate your reading--at least two annotations per page. At least two of the annotations should be examples of iambic pentameter. (Finish reading Act 2)



English, Zeta:
Tuesday, January 19: Read Act 2, Scene 1. READ IT OUT LOUD! Annotate each page.
Thursday, January 21: Write a three paragraph reaction to Iago's sexist dialogue about women, found on pgs. 71-75. Use three pieces of textual evidence in your writing.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 11-15


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, January 11: Study for your quiz: Boukman Rebellion, French Revolution (what happened in Paris in the summer of 1789) Reign of Terror, Sonthonax and Toussaint L'ouverture. All information for the quiz will be taken from the viewing guides for the Toussaint L'ouverture video. The video may be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOGVgQYX6SU
ALSO: Answer #9 on Viewing Guide 4
Any questions about the quiz? Please email me anytime over the weekend.
The quiz will be open note, so bring viewing guides 1-4 with you to class on Monday.
Tuesday, January 12: Research Jean Jacques Dessalines. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering these questions: Who was Dessaline? What was his role in the Haitian Revolution?
Wednesday, January 13: Answer the following question in a full, 6-7 line paragraph: How should we re-cap, or review, the Haitian Revolution Unit? What would be the best way for us to do so? I would like your personal opinion that reflects your learning style and what you think is best for your classmates.
Thursday, January 14: Read and fully annotate Document B, The Declaration of the Rights of Man, which was distributed in class today. To fully annotate, you should underline or highlight something in each article, and write a brief note in the margin for each article.


HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, January 11: Study for your quiz: Boukman Rebellion, French Revolution (what happened in Paris in the summer of 1789) Reign of Terror, Sonthonax and Toussaint L'ouverture. All information for the quiz will be taken from the viewing guides for the Toussaint L'ouverture video. The video may be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOGVgQYX6SU
ALSO: Answer #9 on Viewing Guide 4
Any questions about the quiz? Please email me anytime over the weekend.
The quiz will be open note, so bring viewing guides 1-4 with you to class on Monday.
Tuesday, January 12: Research Jean Jacques Dessaline. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering these questions: Who was Dessaline? What was his role in the Haitian Revolution?
Wednesday, January 13: Answer each of these questions with a full, 6-7 line paragraph: How was Toussaint L'ouverture a despot? How was Napoleon Bonaparte a despot?
Friday, January 14: Read and fully annotate Document B, The Declaration of the Rights of Man, which was distributed in class today. To fully annotate, you should underline or highlight something in each article, and write a brief note in the margin for each article. ALSO: Answer #14 on Viewing Guide 6.

BETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 11: Read the exposition of "Othello." (Read until Brabantio begins to speak.) Answer this question: What do you see in the exposition that sheds light on why Iago "hates the Moor?" Give at least two reasons, and textual evidence for each reason. The text for the play can be found at this site:
http://www.folgerdigitaltexts.org/?chapter=5&play=Oth&loc=p7
Tuesday, January 12: Choose a quote about leadership from the exposition of 'Othello." Write a journal entry about the quote. ALSO read Act 1, Scene 2. READ IT OUT LOUD!
Thursday, January 14: Read Act 1, Scene 3 of "Othello." Write a 2-paragraph reaction to your reading.


ETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 11: Read the exposition of "Othello." (Read until Brabantio begins to speak.) Answer this question: What do you see in the exposition that sheds light on why Iago "hates the Moor?" Give at least two reasons, and textual evidence for each reason.
The text for the play can be found at this site:
http://www.folgerdigitaltexts.org/?chapter=5&play=Oth&loc=p7
Tuesday, January 12: Choose a quote about leadership from the exposition of 'Othello." Write a journal entry about the quote. ALSO read Act 1, Scene 2. READ IT OUT LOUD!
Thursday, January 14: Read Act 1, Scene 3 of "Othello." Write a 2-paragraph reaction to your reading.

ZETA, ENGLISH:
Monday, January 11: Read Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2 of "Othello." Make two annotations each page (whether the original language found on the left of the page or the modern version on the right.) READ ALOUD! Remember, Shakespeare was meant to be performed, so reading aloud is the best way!
Wednesday, January 12: Read Act 1, Scene 3 OUT LOUD. Annotate your reading--two annotations per page.
Thursday, January 14: Write a one-paragraph response to Iago's soliloquy at the end of Act 1, Scene 3. In your response, you should use the word "soliloquy" and give the definition of the word.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF JANUARY 4-8:


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Tuesday, January 5: Sign the precepts sheet.
Wednesday, January 6: Research the "Reign of Terror." Write a paragraph about your findings, answering these questions: Who was involved? Why did it happen? Who was affected? When did it happen?
Thursday, January 7: Research the relationship between France, Spain and England regarding St. Domingue. Write a full paragraph discussing your findings.

HISTORY, DELTA:
Tuesday, January 5: Conduct research on Toussaint L'ouverture and Martin Luther King Jr. Specifically look for similarities and differences in their leadership styles and the outcomes of their lives. Write a full 6-7 line paragraph explaining your findings.
Wednesday, January 6: Research the "Reign of Terror." Write a paragraph about your findings, answering these questions: Who was involved? Why did it happen? Who was affected? When did it happen?
Friday, January 8: Answer #9 on Viewing Guide 4.

ENGLISH, BETA:
Tuesday, January 5: Choose a theme found in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on that theme. ALSO write a paragraph about Othello's and Iago's relationship.
Thursday, January 7: Research the theme of honesty in "Othello."
Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on that theme.
Friday, January 8: Research the theme of race in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on the theme.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Tuesday, January 5: Choose a theme found in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on that theme. ALSO write a paragraph about Othello's and Iago's relationship.
Thursday, January 7: Research the theme of honesty in "Othello."
Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on that theme.
Friday, January 8: Research the theme of race in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on the theme.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Wednesday, January 6: Research the theme of jealousy found in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining your findings.
Thursday, January 7: Complete the journal entry on Honor.
Friday, January 8: Research the theme of race in "Othello." Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph on the theme.





HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 14-18:


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, December 14: Answer question 7 on Viewing Guide 2. Your answer should be 2-3 sentences. Think about our class discussion on Wednesday when giving your answer.
Tuesday, December 15: In preparation for our guest speaker, Ms. Khashiffa Roberts, you should conduct brief research on the Caribbean. Answer the question: "Why is the Caribbean a melting pot?" Give three reasons why, and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining your findings. Cite your source.
Wednesday, December 16: Prepare for your quiz on Ms. Roberts' talk. Study the notes given on both boards! Anything Ms. Hamd wrote on the board could be on the quiz!
HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, December 14: Answer the following questions, each in a full paragraph. 1. What does it mean to be white? 2. What does it mean to be black?
Tuesday, December 15: Conduct research on the Boukman Rebellion. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the following questions: Who was present? Where did it take place? How was it conducted? Cite your sources!

Wednesday, December 16: In preparation for our guest speaker, Ms. Khashiffa Roberts, you should conduct brief research on the Caribbean. Answer the question: "Why is the Caribbean a melting pot?" Give three reasons why, and write a full, 6-7 line paragraph explaining your findings. Cite your source.


ENGLISH, BETA:
Tuesday, December 15: Continue working on your Famous Trials paper, following the revision suggestions I've made.

Thursday, December 17: Complete work on your Famous Trials paper. Bring the final printed copy of the paper to class AND share the paper with Ms. Hamd on Google Drive.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Tuesday, December 15: Continue working on your Famous Trials paper, following the revision suggestions I've made.
Thursday, December 17: Continue working on your Famous Trials paper, following the revision and editing suggestions I am making. FINAL PAPER DUE at the beginning of Friday's lesson.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Wednesday, December 16: Complete the introduction, three body paragraphs and conclusion of your paper, ready for my final editing suggestions.












HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF DECEMBER 7-10:


HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, December 7: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the following questions:
1. Who were the first group of people to use the phrase "Egalite, Liberte, Fraternite!" 2. In which situation did they use the phrase? 3. When have people RECENTLY used the phrase and why?
Tuesday, December 8: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph discussing Toussaint L'ouverture's quote: "I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man." You may write your paragraph directly on Viewing Guide 2.
Wednesday, December 9: Write one paragraph for each of the following questions: "What does it mean to be black?" "What does it mean to be white?"

HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, December 7: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the following questions:
1. Who were the first group of people to use the phrase "Egalite, Liberte, Fraternite!" 2. In which situation did they use the phrase? 3. When have people RECENTLY used the phrase and why?
Tuesday, December 8: Answer the following question in 2-3 sentences: Why didn't the slave owners in Saint Domingue want the slaves to hear about Liberte, Egalite and Fraternite?
Thursday, December 10: Research and answer one of the following questions: 1. Why is Sunday "domingo" in Spanish? (answer this one if you have a native Spanish speaker at home) 2. Who was Saint Domingo? (answer this one if you do not have a native Spanish speaker at home)


ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, December 7: See assignment sheet for Famous Trials Project. (Note: The annotated bibliography and outline must be submitted in NoodleTools. The outline requirements are: Thesis statement, Topic Sentences (3-4) NO full conclusion is necessary.)
Wednesday, December 9: Complete one notecard for each of your three main sources for your Famous Trials paper. ALSO Begin/continue writing your first draft, which is due to be shared with Ms. Hamd in Google Drive by the end of the lesson on Thursday, December 10.
Thursday, December 10: Famous Trials paper FIRST DRAFT DUE! at the end of the lesson, shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Drive.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, December 7: See assignment sheet for Famous Trials Project.
(Note: The annotated bibliography and outline must be submitted in NoodleTools. The outline requirements are: Thesis statement, Topic Sentences (3-4) NO full conclusion is necessary.)
Wednesday, December 9: Complete one notecard for each of your three main sources for your Famous Trials paper. ALSO Begin/continue writing your first draft, which is due to be shared with Ms. Hamd in Google Drive by the end of the lesson on Thursday, December 10.
Thursday, December 10: Famous Trials paper FIRST DRAFT DUE! at the end of the lesson, shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Drive.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Tuesday, December 8: Cite your primary source (the source with the * next to it) and complete the Primary Source analysis sheet. The citation must be in NoodleTools; the sheet should be fully completed, front and back!
Wednesday, December 9: Write one paragraph for Topic Sentence 1 and one paragraph for Topic Sentence 2, found in your outline on NoodleTools.
Thursday, December 10: Famous Trials paper FIRST DRAFT DUE! at the end of the lesson, shared with Ms. Hamd on Google Drive.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 3:

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Tuesday, December 1: Conduct research on Toussaint L'ouverture. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the following questions: (write 2-3 lines for each question) 1. When and where did Toussaint L'ouverture live? 2. What did he do? 3. How can we learn about him in a NON-Eurocentric way?
Wednesday, December 2: Review the following terms from the introduction to the Haitian Revolution: Infrastructure, Corruption, Smugglers, Migrants, Philanthropy

HISTORY, DELTA:
Tuesday, December 1: Conduct research on Toussaint L'ouverture. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the following questions: (write 2-3 lines for each question) 1. When and where did Toussaint L'ouverture live? 2. What did he do? 3. How can we learn about him in a NON-Eurocentric way? ALSO! Finish your essay about the Industrial Revolution.
Thursday, December 3: Review the following terms from the introduction to the Haitian Revolution: Infrastructure, Corruption, Smugglers, Migrants, Philanthropy

ENGLISH, BETA:
Wednesday, December 2: Complete the Character Questions pg. in your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.
Thursday, December 3: Choose the trial you will write about for your "Famous Trials" project. Write the name of the trial on your assignment sheet.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Wednesday, December 2: Complete the Character Questions pg. in your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.
Thursday, December 3: Choose the trial you will write about for your "Famous Trials" project. Write the name of the trial on your assignment sheet.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Wednesday, December 2: Complete the ethos, pathos, logos chart from your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.
Thursday, December 3: Complete the citations and 2-3 notecards for your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.




HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23-24:

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, November 23: Gather all your primary sources, handouts and any other material (from class) for use with your in-class writing for Monday. Your in-class essay writing question is "What three aspects of the Industrial Revolution do you consider to be most important and ones you would teach a 5th grade student?" You may create an outline in advance. For requirements for the essay, please see the rubric distributed in class on Thursday, November 19.

HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, November 23: Complete your Utopia packet.
Tuesday, November 24: Complete your primary source review chart. Prepare for your in-class essay. The topic is: "Which three aspects of the Industrial Revolution do you think would be the most important to teach to a 5th grade student?"

ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, November 23: Complete the ethos, pathos, logos chart in your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, November 23: Complete the ethos, pathos, logos chart in your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Monday, November 23: Complete the personal facts chart in your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16-20:

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, November 16: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph describing what you consider to be Utopia.
Tuesday, November 17: Complete the second paragraph of the Utopia packet. Read, write the definition of each bolded word, and answer the question at the bottom of the paragraph: "How did More ensure his utopia had no famine?"
Wednesday, November 18: Research Robert Owen and answer the following questions: 1. When and where did he live? 2. What was his ideology? 3. How was he connected to the Industrial Revolution?
Thursday, November 19: Complete the first three rows of boxes on your review sheet. There are seven rows of boxes for seven primary sources.

HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, November 16:
Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph describing what you consider to be Utopia.
Tuesday, November 17: Complete Document D of the Factory Conditions Packet.
Wednesday, November 18: Write a brief summary of each document of the Factory Conditions Packet. Then write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answer to the question: "Were the English textile factories dangerous for the health of English workers?"
Friday, November 20: Conduct research on Thomas More. When did he live? What did he write? What connection does he have to the Industrial Revolution?

ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, November 16: Read ch. 24 of The Kite Runner. No annotations required! ALSO: Create a full outline for your in-class essay on themes found in The Kite Runner. Please refer to class notes from Friday and/or the Outline Document here on the wiki for requirements for the outline.
Tuesday, November 17: Read ch. 25 of The Kite Runner. Annotations required!
Thursday, November 19: Choose three of the questions from the jury system document. Research and answer each in a full, 6-7 line paragraph.
Friday, November 20: Complete the ethos, pathos, logos worksheet in your TAM packet.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, November 16: Read ch. 24 of The Kite Runner. No annotations required! ALSO: Create a full outline for your in-class essay on themes found in The Kite Runner. Please refer to class notes from Friday and/or the Outline Document here on the wiki for requirements for the outline.
Tuesday, November 17: Read ch. 25 of The Kite Runner. Annotations required!
Thursday, November 19: Choose three of the questions from the jury system document. Research and answer each in a full, 6-7 line paragraph.
Friday, November 20: Complete the ethos, pathos, logos worksheet in your TAM packet.


ENGLISH, ZETA:
Monday, November 16: Working with the "Ethos, Pathos, Logos" page of your "Twelve Angry Men" packet, identify one example of each type of rhetoric in the short paragraphs found on the page. ALSO: Choose one juror who used ethos in his argument, one who used pathos, and one who used logos. For each juror, write 2-3 sentences explaining which type of rhetoric he used and what effect it had on the other jurors. Include textual evidence and page numbers in your work.
Tuesday, November 17: Answer #2 on the Character Questions page of your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.
Thursday, November 18: Fill in two boxes of evidence supporting the boy from your "Twelve Angry Men' packet. Give textual evidence.
Friday, November 20: Complete the character map page of your "Twelve Angry Men" packet.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9-13:

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, November 9: Work on your annotated bibliography for your Working Conditions project. The annotated bibliography is due in Noodle Tools, Monday, November 9 by 7pm. Please see the rubric for the annotated bibliography here on the wiki. If you need any help with Noodle Tools, please see the PDF found in the library wiki (at the bottom of the list of teachers' names on the Latin main wiki page) or come see me or Ms. Hamm. The powerpoint project is due Tuesday, November 10.
Tuesday, November 10: Finish your annotated bibliography, due at the beginning of class, Tuesday, November 10. ALSO finish your Working Conditions project. We will begin presenting Tuesday, November 10. Please bring your presentation rubric with you to class.

HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, November 9:
Work on your annotated bibliography for your Working Conditions project. The annotated bibliography is due in Noodle Tools, Monday, November 9 by 7pm. Please see the rubric for the annotated bibliography here on the wiki. If you need any help with Noodle Tools, please see the PDF found in the library wiki (at the bottom of the list of teachers' names on the Latin main wiki page) or come see me or Ms. Hamm. The powerpoint project is due Wednesday, November 11.
Tuesday, November 10: Finish your annotated bibliography. The bibliography is due the beginning of class, Tuesday, November 10.

ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, November 9: Read The Kite Runner, chs. 15-19/pgs. 195-242. No annotations.
Tuesday, November 10:
Read The Kite Runner, chapters 20-21/pgs. 243-272 No annotations!
Thursday, November 12: Read The Kite Runner, chapters 22 and 23. Annotations required!
Friday, November 13: 1. Write a list of themes that appear in the opening chapter ofThe Kite Runner. (you should have 3-4 themes) 2. For each theme, using textual evidence with page numbers, write 2-3 sentences explaining HOW Hosseini communicates that theme later in the book.



ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, November 9:
Read The Kite Runner, chs. 15-19/pgs. 195-242.
Tuesday, November 10:
Read The Kite Runner, chapters 20-21/pgs. 243-272 No annotations!
Thursday, November 12: Read The Kite Runner, chapters 22 and 23. Annotations required!
Friday, November 13:
1. Write a list of themes that appear in the opening chapter ofThe Kite Runner. (you should have 3-4 themes) 2. For each theme, using textual evidence with page numbers, write 2-3 sentences explaining HOW Hosseini communicates that theme later in the book.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Monday, November 9:
Write 2-3 sentences describing your juror character. What is important to him? If you don't know much about him yet, tell all you know!
Wednesday, November 11: Answer question #1 on pg. 2 of your packet and fill in Box 1 on pg. 3 of your packet.
Thursday, November 12: Fill in three boxes with three pieces of evidence on the "Evidence Against the Boy" page of your packet.
Friday, November 13: Fill in facts about Jurors 3, 5, 8 and 10 that may affect how they see the case on pg. 4 (it says: "What personal facts do we know..." at the top of the page) of your packet. Give textual evidence and page numbers!




HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2-6:

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Monday, November 2: Complete the review sheet distributed in class on Thursday, October 29. QUIZ: Tuesday, November 3.
Tuesday, November 3: QUIZ: Industrial Revolution 2/ Also, choose your topic for your research project
Wednesday, November 4: Choose your topic for your Working Conditions Project. (See Assignment Sheet distributed in class Tuesday, November 3) Find ONE source you can use for your project. Write your topic and the name of the source.



HISTORY, DELTA:
Monday, November 2: Write three paragraphs explaining three different things you can do now to prevent the same mistakes made during the Industrial Revolution.
Tuesday, November 3: Read Document A of the Factory Conditions packet. Answer the questions for Document A. (the questions are found near the back of the packet)
Friday, November 6: Choose 6 sources for your Working Conditions project. Write each source down on to show in class on Friday.

ENGLISH, BETA:
Monday, November 2: Read chapters 10 and 11 from The Kite Runner. Fully annotate (underline one significant phrase/sentence, write one comment in the margin, circle or box as many vocabulary words as you can find!) your reading. Write one paragraph answering these questions:
“America was different. America was a river roaring along, unmindful of the
past. I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the
waters carry me someplace far.” This quote from Chapter 11 is said by whom?
What does it reveal? What does this metaphor mean?
Tuesday, November 3: See Monday!
Thursday, November 5: Read chapters 12-13 ofThe Kite Runner. No annotations.
Friday, November 6: Study for your brief vocabulary quiz.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Monday, November 2: Read chapters 10 and 11 from The Kite Runner. Fully annotate (underline one significant phrase/sentence, write one comment in the margin, circle or box as many vocabulary words as you can find!) your reading. Write one paragraph answering these questions:
“America was different. America was a river roaring along, unmindful of the
past. I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the
waters carry me someplace far.” This quote from Chapter 11 is said by whom?
What does it reveal? What does this metaphor mean?
Tuesday, November 3: Read chapters 12 and 13 of The Kite Runner. No annotations.
Thursday, November 5:Read chapters 14-15 of The Kite Runner. Fully annotate your reading. Finish vocabulary work from class.
Friday, November 6: Study for your brief vocabulary quiz.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Monday, November 2: Complete your annotated bibliography. Your work must be printed. Please see the rubric attached to the wiki.
Wednesday, November 4: Complete and PRINT your annotated bibliography. Begin studying for your vocabulary quiz on Thursday, November 5.
Friday, November 6: Choose three questions from the jury sheet distributed in class Wednesday, November 4. Choose an online source to help shape your thoughts for each question. Answer each of the questions in a full, 6-7 line paragraph, and write the source you used for your answers.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-30

HISTORY, ALPHA:
Tuesday, October 27: Prepare for our Socratic Seminar. 1. Read the article distributed in class in class on Thursday, October 22. 2. Fully annotate the article. 3. Identify and underline each of the vocabulary words written on the board on Thursday. 4. Write the full definition of each vocabulary word on the back of the document.
Thursday, October 29: Finish Document C in the Factory Conditions packet.

HISTORY, DELTA:
Tuesday, October 27: Prepare for our Socratic Seminar. 1. Read the article distributed in class in class on Thursday, October 22. 2. Fully annotate the article. 3. Identify and underline each of these vocabulary words: narrative, dissent, snarkiness, inevitably, implicit, economic liberalization, advocates, sustainability, dubious.
4. Write the full definition of each vocabulary word on the back of the document.


ENGLISH, BETA:

Tuesday, October 27: Read and annotate chs. 3-6 of The Kite Runner. Required annotations: 1. Box or circle vocabulary words. 2. Underline one significant phrase or sentence on each page. 3. Write one comment on each page.


MALALA PAPER DATES! (Note: These dates replace the dates on the Research Paper Requirements handout)
Monday, October 26: REVISED FIRST DRAFT READY FOR TEACHER EDIT/INPUT.
Thursday, October 29: FINAL PAPER DUE. The final paper and all process work must be printed and submitted with the rubric, which was distributed in class Thursday, October 22.
Friday, October 30: Read chapters 8 and 9 of The Kite Runner. Prepare your book club work. Be sure to include page numbers for all your work. You should do the amount of work required for regular English, NOT honors.

ENGLISH, ETA:
Tuesday, October 27: Read and annotate chs. 3-6 of The Kite Runner. Required annotations: 1. Box or circle vocabulary words. 2. Underline one significant phrase or sentence on each page. 3. Write one comment on each page.


MALALA PAPER DATES! (Note: These dates replace the dates on the Research Paper Requirements handout)
Monday, October 26: REVISED FIRST DRAFT READY FOR TEACHER EDIT/INPUT.
Thursday, October 29: FINAL PAPER DUE. The final paper and all process work must be printed and submitted with the rubric, which was distributed in class Thursday, October 22.
Friday, October 30: Read chapters 8 and 9 of The Kite Runner. Prepare your book club work. Be sure to include page numbers for all your work. You should do the amount of work required for regular English, NOT honors.

ENGLISH, ZETA:
Monday, October 26: Complete Mini Book Club for I Am Malala. NOTE: Think about the book as a whole as you prepare the Book Club work. All work must include page numbers. 1. Create one discussion question and write its answer in 2-3 sentences. 2. Choose one quote and discuss it in 2-3 sentences. 3. Write 2-3 sentence connector. Wednesday, October 28: Choose your topic for the research project. Write the topic and 2-3 sentence explanation of why you want that topic.
Thursday, October 28: Find one source to use for your Annotated Bibliography. Email your source to Ms. Hamd before 8pm.







HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-23

Note: I will be absent Monday, October 19. No homework will be due on Monday.

History, Alpha:
Tuesday, October 20: Complete the European map distributed in class on Friday, October 16. For smaller countries, you may write a number in the country, write the number on the side, and write the name of the country next to the number.
Wednesday, October 21: No homework!
Thursday, October 22: Answer question 8 on the power point viewing guide distributed in class today. Your answer should be a full 6-7 line paragraph.

History, Delta:
Tuesday, October 20: Study for your quiz on the Industrial Revolution on Tuesday, October 20.
Wednesday, October 21: Complete the European map distributed in class on Friday, October 16. For smaller countries, you may write a number in the country, write the number on the side, and write the name of the country next to the number.
Friday, October 23: Read and annotate the poem "The World is Too Much With Us" distributed in class today. When annotating you should: 1. Underline the simile. 2. Underline words related to nature 3. Underline any lines related to the Industrial Revolution 4. Underline the eight vocabulary words found at the bottom of the handout 5. Write a 2-3 sentence response to this question: Is there any hope in the poem?

English, Beta: (All homework from October 20-29 is I Am Malala Research Paper writing.)
Tuesday, October 20: 1. Complete the Question Brainstormer handout distributed in class on Friday, October 16. 2. Create the research question for your research paper on I Am Malala. 3. Find three sources to use for your paper. Add them to your Noodle Tools.
Thursday, October 22: Complete the pre-writing for your Malala research paper. Create a full graphic organizer OR list to help you create your firm thesis statement. Create a full outline. (For outline requirements, see the Outline Document, above) The listing prewriting may be included in your Noodle Tools. The graphic organizer may be handwritten. The outline must be in your Noodle Tools.

MALALA PAPER DATES! (Note: These dates replace the dates on the Research Paper Requirements handout)
Monday, October 26: REVISED FIRST DRAFT READY FOR TEACHER EDIT/INPUT.
Thursday, October 29: FINAL PAPER DUE. The final paper and all process work must be printed and submitted with the rubric, which was distributed in class Thursday, October 22.


English, Eta: (All homework from October 20-29 is I Am Malala Research Paper writing.)
Tuesday, October 20: 1. Complete the Question Brainstormer handout distributed in class on Friday, October 16. 2. Create the research question for your research paper on I Am Malala. 3. Find three sources to use for your paper. Add them to your Noodle Tools.
Thursday, October 22: Complete the pre-writing for your Malala research paper. Create a full graphic organizer OR list to help you create your firm thesis statement. Create a full outline. (For outline requirements, see the Outline Document, above) The listing prewriting may be included in your Noodle Tools. The graphic organizer may be handwritten. The outline must be in your Noodle Tools.


MALALA PAPER DATES! (note: these dates replace the dates on the Research Paper Requirements handout)
Monday, October 26: REVISED FIRST DRAFT READY FOR TEACHER EDIT/INPUT.
Thursday, October 29: FINAL PAPER DUE. The final paper and all process work must be printed and submitted with the rubric, which was distributed in class Thursday, October 22.

English, Zeta:
Wednesday, October 21: Read chapters 17-23 of I Am Malala, annotating each chapter and writing summaries for each chapter on your summary packet.
Thursday, October 22: Read chapters 24-28 of I Am Malala, annotating each chapter and writing summaries for each chapter on your summary packet.
Friday, October 23: Answer the final question from your listening guide distributed in class today. Your answer should be a full, 6-7 line paragraph.



HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-16

History, Alpha:
Wednesday, October 13: Complete the Primary Source 2 worksheet distributed in class on Thursday, October 8.
Thursday, October 14: Study for quiz on Friday. You should study:
1. John Green video viewing guides: three important inventions, two important inventors, eurocentrism.
2. The Industrial Revolution and why India didn't need one, China could have had one, and why it actually happened in Britain.
Friday, October 15: Industrial Revolution Quiz

History, Delta:
Tuesday, October 13: Conduct research on Sentence 1 of your 10 Sentence pack. Write a full 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings and explaining the change in power between the Spanish and the Portuguese and the British and the Dutch. Questions to ask: Why were the Spanish and the Portuguese powerful before the Industrial Revolution? What helped the British and the Dutch to become powerful? (hint: think about ships and what powers them)
Wednesday, October 14: Conduct research on the Portuguese fast ships. Write a full 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings. Be sure to use your own words. If any plagiarism is detected, the homework will earn a zero.
Friday, October 15: Complete the Primary Source 2 worksheet distributed in class on Wednesday, October 14.

English, Beta:
Tuesday, October 13: 1. Write one paragraph reflection on Friday's book club. 2. Read and annotate part 1 of I Am Malala.
Wednesday, October 14: Read parts 2 and 3 of I Am Malala. Annotation is not required.
Friday, October 16: Read parts 3 and 4 of I Am Malala.

English, Eta:
Tuesday, October 13: Finish reading I Am Malala. Note: Annotation is not required, but it is advised to make some notes while and after reading, especially about possible topics for discussion.
Wednesday, October 14: Create three discussion questions based on your reading of I Am Malala. Think of questions that will help in choosing research topics.
Friday, October 16: Create a graphic organizer similar to the one made in class on Wednesday, October 14. Use the ideas from your graphic organizer to create 1-2 possible research paper topics.

English, Zeta:
Wednesday, October 14: Vocabulary quiz on the ten word list from I Am Malala given in class on Thursday, October 8.
Friday, October 16: Read chapters 14-16 of I Am Malala. Annotate and write a summary for each chapter on your summary packet.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF OCTOBER 5-9

History, Alpha:
Monday, October 5: Fully annotate the Ten Statements about the Industrial Revolution document distributed in class on Thursday. Fully annotated means: For each statement, underline or circle at least one word or phrase AND write a question in the margin.
Tuesday, October 6:
Write a full 6-7 line paragraph about what eurocentric means to you. Definition of eurocentric:
"focusing on European culture or history to the exclusion of a wider view of the world; implicitly regarding European culture as preeminent."
Wednesday, October 7: Write a full 6-7 line paragraph discussing the change in power between the Spanish and the Portuguese and the British and the Dutch. Incorporate ideas discussed in class into your paragraph.
Thursday, October 8: Write a full 6-7 line paragraph answering each of these questions: 1. Why DIDN'T the Industrial Revolution happen in India? 2. Why COULD HAVE the Industrial Revolution happened in China? 3. Why DID the Industrial Revolution happen in England?

History, Delta:
Friday, October 9: See Alpha for Thursday, October 8, above.

English, Beta:
Monday, October 5: Submission of final draft of Lord of the Flies leadership essay.
Tuesday, October 6: Read chapters 1-2 of The Kite Runner. Create two discussion questions about the text based on your reading.
Wednesday, October 7: Choose a theme found in chapters one or two of The Kite Runner. Write a full 6-7 line paragraph discussing that theme. (hint: some of the themes found in the chapters are in italics)


English, Eta:
Monday, October 5: Read Part 1 of I Am Malala.
Tuesday, October 6: Using chapters 3 and 4 of I Am Malala, write two discussion questions based on the text.
Wednesday, October 7: Choose ten vocabulary words from chapters 1-4 of I Am Malala. For each word, write its definition, the page on which it is found, and a new sentence using that word.

English, Zeta:
Monday October 5: Read chapters 8-10 of I Am Malala. Create a 10 word vocabulary list of Arabic or Urdu words. Give the context clue and the definition (or your guess of the definition.) Include the page number!
Tuesday, October 6: Read chapters 11 and 12 of I Am Malala. Write one discussion question from chapter 11 and one discussion question from chapter 12.
Thursday, October 8: Complete your viewing guide from the documentary "Class Dismissed: Malala's Story" Also bring your two discussion questions from chapters 11 and 12.




HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 28-OCTOBER 2

History, Alpha:
Monday, September 28: Read and annotate the two articles distributed in class on Thursday, September 24. For the Politica article, read the first three paragraphs, up to line 23. For the article entitled: We Have a Moral Obligation to Take in Syrian Refugees, just read the first four paragraphs. You should fully annotate the readings (one underline and one note in the margin for each paragraph.) We will use these readings for a Socratic Seminar on the role xenophobia plays, if any, in a just society.
Thursday, October 1: Using two sources, conduct research on ONE of the inventions we learned about in the John Green video today in class. You may research either the Spinning Jenny, the Flying Shuttle, or the Waterframe. Using your paraphrasing and summarizing skills, write a 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings. Use your own words and cite your sources properly.



History, Delta:
Monday, September 28:
Read and annotate the two articles distributed in class on Thursday, September 24. For the Politica article, read the first three paragraphs, up to line 23. For the article entitled: We Have a Moral Obligation to Take in Syrian Refugees, just read the first four paragraphs. You should fully annotate the readings (one underline and one note in the margin for each paragraph.) We will use these readings for a Socratic Seminar on the role xenophobia plays, if any, in a just society.
Tuesday, September 29: Final draft of essay on "How Are Technology and Revolution Related?" Your essay should either be typed and printed OR very neatly hand-written, due to the internet outage at school.

English, Eta:
Monday, September 28: Create your own 10 word vocabulary list from the first 108 pages of Lord of the Flies. Choose one word per approximately 10 pages. For each word you should: 1. Write the context clues that help you understand the meaning of the word. 2. Write its definition. 3. Write a new sentence using the word. 4. CHOOSING TWO OF YOUR TEN WORDS, write a full etymology of those two words. Please also note the page numbers where the words are located in the book.
Thursday, October 1: Final draft of your essay on leadership in The Lord of the Flies, all process work due as well. ALSO, vocabulary quiz on The Lord of the Flies. Please see essay rubric attached at the top of the wiki.
Friday, October 2: Finish reading Lord of the Flies.


English, Beta:
Monday, September 28: See Eta, above
Tuesday, September 29: Re-read and annotate up to pg. 154 in The Lord of the Flies. ALSO, create two questions on leadership as found in The Lord of the Flies.
Thursday, October 1:Vocabulary quiz on Lord of the Flies.

Friday, October 2: Final draft of your essay on leadership in The Lord of the Flies, all process work due as well. Please see essay rubric attached at the top of the wiki.



English, Zeta:
Monday, September 28: Create two discussion questions based on your reading of chapters 1-4 of I Am Malala. Write the page number on which you based your questions. ALSO, bring your first draft of your hero essay from Last Book in the Universe.
Wednesday, September 30: Complete chapters 1-4 of the chapter summary packet distributed in class on Monday.
Thursday, October 1: Create a seven word vocabulary list from the first FIVE chapters of I Am Malala. You may use TWO of the words we used today in class. For each word, find its definition, state the context clues from the text, the page number, and write your own sentence using the word.
Friday, October 2: Read and annotate chapters 5-7 from I Am Malala. ALSO write a two-three sentence summary for each chapter on the chapter summary packet distributed in class.




HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 21-25

HISTORY, Alpha:
Monday, September 21: For each of the following terms, write a full sentence: Internet, Sputnik, Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, ideology, communism, capitalism, xenophobia, dictator, refugee, migrant
Tuesday, September 22: Complete the packet distributed in class by Ms. Hamm today. Be sure you write an acceptable paraphrase of the original paragraph on the back of the page. (The directions say "Group" but you should do the work individually) Re-read the packet, and any notes you took during her presentation, very well! ALSO: We will have two presentations tomorrow: Alex's group and Nate's group.
Wednesday, September 23: For each of the following important people, write a 1-2 sentence description and explanation of their importance to our study of either the Internet Revolution or the Syrian Refugee Crisis. John F. Kennedy, Nikita Krushchev, Vinton Cerf, Bashar al Assad, Hafez al Assad
Thursday, September 24: For each map distributed in class today, write a full 6-7 line paragraph on its importance to our study of the History of the Internet.

HISTORY, Delta:
Monday, September 21: Following my revision suggestions, create a second draft of your essay on how revolution and technology are related.

Tuesday, September 22: Label the maps distributed in class today.

Wednesday, September 23: See Alpha, above.
Friday, September 25: See Alpha for Thursday, September 24, above.



ENGLISH, Beta:
Monday, September 21:
Create a full outline for your essay on leadership expressed in Lord of the Flies. Please see the outline document, found above, for requirements of a full outline.
Tuesday, September 22: See Eta, below.
Thursday, September 24; Complete the second draft of your essay on leadership expressed in Lord of the Flies.
Friday, September 25:Create your own grammar worksheet, using five sentences from Lord of the Flies. You should underline a noun in each sentence and then indicate whether it is a common or proper noun and whether it is abstract or concrete. Also, re-read to pg. 94 in Lord of the Flies.

ENGLISH, Eta:
Monday, September 21:
Finish your graphic organizer or listing pre-writing and create a full outline for your essay on leadership expressed in Lord of the Flies. Please see the outline document, found above, for requirements of a full outline.
Tuesday, September 22: Re-read (using skimming and scanning skills) pgs. 25-75 of Lord of the Flies.
Thursday, September 24: See Beta, above.

Friday, September 25: Create a STEAL chart for Simon. Also, study your notes from our discussion of point of view from Thursday's class.



ENGLISH, Zeta:
Monday, September 21:
Following my editing suggestions, complete the final draft of your journey poem. Print the poem and bring all your work to class on Monday: graphic organizer and all drafts.

Tuesday, September 22: Complete your hero packet for The Last Book in the Universe. Also, create a full outline for your essay on the hero of The Last Book in The Universe. For help writing a full outline, please see my Full Outline document, at the top of the wiki.
Thursday, September 23: Bring your completed hero packet for the Last Book in the Universe. ALSO finish writing the first draft of your essay on the hero of The Last Book in the Universe.

Friday, September 25: Read I Am Malala, chapters 1-4, annotating each page with at least two annotations. Also, study your notes from our lecture on the Taliban in class on Thursday.






HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14-SEPTEMBER 18
HISTORY, Alpha:
Monday, September 14: Read, fully annotate and answer the questions found on Primary Source 2 file, attached above.
Tuesday, September 15: Read and sign the Participation Grades Document. This homework is worth TWO homework grades. ALSO complete the 6 C's document, using Primary Source 2, found attached above. You must also bring the news article about the Syrian Refugee Crisis that you worked with in your group. Contact me with any questions.
Wednesday, September 16: Using your prewriting completed in class, write a full outline for the essay prompt: "How are Technology and Revolution Related?" Your outline should include a thesis statement. You will will the outline in class on Thursday for your timed writing assignment.

History, Delta:
Monday, September 14: Using your notes from our viewing of the Syrian Refugee Crisis video on Friday, write a three paragraph response. Paragraph one: a new piece of information you learned from the video. Paragraph two: what you would like to learn more about regarding the Syrian Refugee Crisis. (think about the questions we discussed during the video) Paragraph three: how our study of the Syrian Refugee Crisis has changed your view of the Middle East.
Tuesday, September 15: Read, annotate and answer the questions on the primary source document distributed in class today.
Wednesday, September 16: Finish the plagiarism packet Ms. Hamm distributed in class today.
Friday, September 18: See Alpha, PLUS hegemony, extremism


English, Beta:
Monday, September 14: Conduct research on symbolism found in Lord of the Flies. Use two sources, one which ends in .edu and Shmoop. Write a 6-7 line paragraph discussing your findings. Cite your sources.
Tuesday, September 15: Complete a STEAL chart for Piggy and Ralph.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: This homework assignment is in addition to your final draft of your poem. Re-read pages 15-25 from Lord of the Flies. Using textual evidence from your reading AND your STEAL charts, write a paragraph about leadership and how the author presents it in the story.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Final draft of journey poem due. The poem must be typed. Please submit all your writing process work with your final draft (i.e. graphic organizer, first draft, peer's revision, my edits)


English, Eta:
Monday, September 14: See Beta, above.
Tuesday, September 15: Write a paragraph discussing the significance of the setting in Lord of the Flies.
Wednesday, September 16: Complete your STEAL charts for both Piggy and Ralph. You must include specific textual evidence and page numbers in your charts.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Final draft of journey poem due. The poem must be typed. Please submit all your writing process work with your final draft (i.e. graphic organizer, first draft, peer's revision, my edits)

English, Zeta:
Finish your first full draft of your journey poem. Bring your graphic organizer, your first draft with revision ideas from your peer, and the full first draft to class.
Tuesday, September 15: Complete page 2 of your Last Book in the Universe character packet.
Friday, September 18: Create notes for Lanaya's world (like we did in class for Spaz and Ryter.) Also write a full 6-7 line paragraph describing her world.
ALSO!!!! Remember your poem is due!
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Final draft of journey poem due. The poem must be typed. Please submit all your writing process work with your final draft (i.e. graphic organizer, first draft, peer's revision, my edits)

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 8-SEPTEMBER 11

HISTORY, Alpha:
Tuesday, September 8: "What were they fighting about anyway??"Conduct research on the Cold War. Use at least two websites. Using paraphrasing and summarizing skills, write a full, 6-7 line paragraph answering the above question, as pertains to the US and the Soviets in the Cold War. In your paragraph, you must use the following three words: capitalism, communism and ideology. Please underline the words and cite your sources.
Wednesday, September 9: Answer each of these questions, based on today's presentation on the Syrian Refugee Crisis, in a full, 6-7 line paragraph. 1. Which slide affected me the most?2. What do I have more questions about?3. What can I do?(NOTE: The power point slides have been uploaded here on the wiki. Please see the file entitled Refugee Crisis.)
Thursday, September 10: Fully annotate the article given to you in class. ALSO write a full, 6-7 line paragraph summarizing your article. Use your own words and skills of summarizing and paraphrasing.

HISTORY, Delta:
Tuesday, September 8: See Alpha, above.
Wednesday, September 9: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph responding to today's presentation on the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
Friday, September 11: Write a three paragraph response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis slide presentation.
Answer each of these questions, based on today's presentation on the Syrian Refugee Crisis, in a full, 6-7 line paragraph.
1. Which slide affected me the most?
2. What do I have more questions about?
3. What can I do?(NOTE: The power point slides have been uploaded here on the wiki. Please see the file entitled Refugee Crisis.)

ENGLISH, Beta:
Tuesday, September 8:Analyze these lines from Dr. Seuss: "The more you read the more things you know, the more that you learn the more places you'll go." Write two to three sentences on the effect of the rhyming in those lines. ALSO fully annotate "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." (Fully annotated means each stanza has something underlined or highlighted, and each stanza has at least one note written in the margin.) Write a full 6-7 line paragraph analyzing EITHER aspects of punctuation or rhyming in the poem. Use one piece of textual evidence to support your ideas.
Thursday, September 10: Finish annotating the journey poem you are working on in your group. Also, create a graphic organizer to begin your own journey poem. The organizer should include five spokes going out from the center.

ENGLISH, Eta:
Thursday, September 10: Create a graphic organizer to begin your own journey poem. The organizer should include five spokes going out from the center.

ENGLISH, Zeta:
Wednesday, September 9 : Fully annotate "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." Write a full 6-7 line paragraph analyzing the poet's use of IMAGERY, RHYME or RHYTHM. (Fully annotated means each stanza has something underlined or highlighted, and each stanza has at least one note written in the margin.)
Thursday, September 10: Fully annotate "Theme for English B." (Remember: Fully annotated means something underlined or circled in each stanza AND a note or question written in the margin of each stanza. In this case, the poem is all one stanza, so you should underline something and write in the margin for every four lines of the poem.) ALSO: Write one full 6-7 line paragraph on the poet's use of rhyme and whether you think this is a great poem or not.


HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 4(NOTE: Homework is listed by subject and period)(Dates are the date homework is due.)
Please write me an email or text me any time before 8pm, if you have any questions or need clarification on the homework!

HISTORY, Alpha: Monday, August 31: Interview two people from your parents' generation (like your mom, dad, uncle, aunt, your mom's cousin, etc.) and ask them these two questions:1. What tv channels did you watch the most when you were my age and why?
2. How did you let your mom know you were going to be late? Give your interviewees answers in two to three sentences.
Tuesday, September 1: Read and fully annotate the Invention of the Internet document distributed in class. (Note: "Fully annotated" means: Each paragraph of the document should have words or phrases underlined or circled and notes in the margin.) The purpose of annotation is to aid in our discussion of the document.
Wednesday, September 2: Complete the comprehension questions about the invention of the internet.
Thursday, September 3: Conduct research (by consulting at least two websites) on the Cuban Missile Crisis. In one 6-7 line paragraph, answer the question: "How did President Kennedy avert nuclear war between the US and the Soviet Union?" Include the websites you used.

ENGLISH, Beta and Eta:
Monday, August 31: Choose three allusions found in The Last Book in the Universe. For each allusion, find its original source and write a paragraph discussing its significance to its original source and to The Last Book in the Universe.
Tuesday, September 1: Choose three archetypes found in The Last Book in the Universe. For each archetype, write a full paragraph explaining its significance to the story.
Thursday, September 3: Conduct research on the original idea of "utopia." Write a paragraph on your findings. Include the website(s) you used. Also, name two other works of literature which were inspired by the idea of "utopia."
Friday, September 4: Write a full 6-7 line paragraph explaining two aspects of Utopia (the original book by Thomas More) found in The Last Book in the Universe. Think about Eden as the utopian society in the book.

ENGLISH, Zeta:
Monday, August 31: Re-read The Last Book in the Universe, in preparation for your pre-quiz.
Wednesday, September 2: Create a characterization chart for all five main characters of The Last Book in the Universe. Your chart should show how round or flat AND static or dynamic each character is. Choose TWO CHARACTERS from the five and write a paragraph about each, describing them in terms of their roundness or flatness and how static or dynamic they are. Give specific examples from the book.
Thursday, September 3: Who is the hero of The Last Book in the Universe? Write one 6-7 line paragraph for your response, including specific textual evidence to support your thoughts.
Friday, September 4: Finish your STEAL chart. Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph describing how your chosen hero of The Last Book in the Universe fits the hero description, based on the hero's journey.

HISTORY, Delta:
Monday, August 31: See Alpha, above.
Tuesday, September 1: See Alpha, above.
Wednesday, September 2: See Alpha, above.
Friday, September 4: See Alpha, above.

HOMEWORK FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 24-AUGUST 28, 2015 -- This homework is the same for English 9, English 9 Honors, and World History 10. (NOTE: Dates are the date homework is due.)
Tuesday, August 25: Read your notes from class today, including information given on RTW, the beginning of our syllabus.
Wednesday, August 26: Read the syllabus with your parents.
Thursday, August 27: Sign the precepts, front and back, and fill in the question on the back. Also ask your parent to sign the back of the precepts.Friday, August 28: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph stating which precept quote means the most to you and why.

ENGLISH 9:Thursday, August 27: Write a full, 6-7 line paragraph about ONE lesson Spaz learns from Ryter in The Last Book in the Universe.Friday, August 28: Pretest on your summer reading, The Last Book in the Universe.

HONORS ENGLISH 9:Thursday, August 27: Conduct brief research on archetypes and allusions, as they appear in literature. Write one full 6-7 line paragraph on your findings. Your paragraph should include: definitions of both archetypes and allusions and an example of each from The Last Book in the Universe.Friday, August 28:__ Pretest on your summer reading, The Last Book in the Universe.//