ENGLISH 2 HONORS

1st Marking Period 2nd Marking Period 3rd Marking Period 4th Marking Period
  • Week 1   

  • Monday 3/18

         

          1. Prompt question on The Good Earth/discuss for

              3-4 minutes in groups

 

          2. Discuss chapters 3,4, and 5 -- What traditions

              and values of the Chinese culture do you see

              reflected in these pages?

 

          3. Be prepared to quiz on the GE background this

              week as well as all of the chapters we have read

              up to that point.

 

             

 

             LINK: Background The Good Earth

 

        

 

              

 

             

  

     

           HW: Read chapter 6 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Tuesday 3/19     

          1. Quiz: GE--background and chapters 1-6

 

 

       

  

 

  

                     HW: Read chapters 7 and 8 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Wednesday 3/20

         1. FSA writing preparation

 

            

             **Sample prompts

             LINK: PPT on FSA Writing Prompts

 

            

 

               **Rubrics

             LINK: FSA Informative Writing Rubric (10 pts)

 

             LINK: FSA Argumentative Writing Rubric

             

             **Planning sheets

 

         2. Questions on GE chapters 7 and 8

                        

                   

            

                      HW: Read chapters 9 and 10 in GE for tomorrow

                 

  • Thursday 3/21

       

         1. FSA writing preparation

 

            

             **Sample prompts

             LINK: PPT on FSA Writing Prompts

 

            

 

             

             **Planning sheets

 

 

          2. Complete review of FSA writing rubrics

 

         3. Sample informative prompt in groups

   

            

            

                      HW: Read chapters 11 and 12 in GE for tomorrow

 

               

                                       

                                                                                                    

  • Friday 3/22

         

          4th and 5th period--Holocaust presentation in auditorium

 

          ALL OTHER CLASSES---

         

          1. Complete planning sheet on FSA Writing Prompt packet

              on Car Free Cities.  Put your planning on a sheet of lined

              paper.  One side of the paper should have evidence

             (topics for body paragraphs--3-- and the direct quotes to

              support each topic).  The other side of the paper should

              have a plan of the 5 paragraph essay.  Below is a PPT that

              illustrates (with a different example--effects of the Great

              Depression) the evidence side of the planning sheet and the

              other side.  You may use the same structure but put in your

              specific information. 

        

         **Planning sheets

 

         LINK: Sample Planning Sheet

 

 

 

         2. Sample informative prompt in groups

             **Groups check when you have your 3 points

             **Have completed planning sheets stamped and

                 checked for points--15 points

        

     

          HW: Read chapters 13 and 14 in GE for Monday

 

        Quiz likely for Mon., 3/25 chapters 7-14

   

 

 

 

 

  • Week 1 Concepts

 

 

 

 

  • Week 2

  • Monday 3/25

        1. Quiz: The Good Earth Chapters 7-14

             

          2.  Share planning sheets on practice prompt:

            Car Free Cities

         

        3.  **Review FSA Writing Rubrics

 

             LINK: FSA Informative Writing Rubric (10 pts)

 

             LINK: FSA Argumentative Writing Rubric

          

     

 

                    HW: Read chapters 15 and 16 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Tuesday 3/26

          1. Review planning sheets and prompts for FSA

              argumentative writing

 

          2. Review sample FSA writing

 

          3. Citing sources in FSA writing

 

              **Options for citing sources--you MUST cite

 

           4. Discussion: Good Earth--chapters 15 and 16

 

           5. Video: The Boxer Rebellion

 

           6. Video: Why Did the Qing Dynasty Collapse?

 

         HW: Read chapters 17 and 18 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Wednesday 3/27

          

                

 

           

         1. Notes on Confucius in World Lit book

 

         HW: Read chapters 19 and 20 in GE for tomorrow

  

  • Thursday 3/28

        1. Discuss notes on Confucius

 

        2. Discuss chapters 19 and 20

 

           

 

      

          HW: Read chapters 21 and 22 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Friday 3/29

          1. Quiz: The Good Earth Chapters 15-22

 

 

          HW: Read chapters 23 and 24

 

          Have a great weekend!

 

                     

    

 

 

 

 

  • Week 2 Concepts

     

           FSA Language Art Standards for this week

 

         

 

  • Week 3

     

    • Monday 4/1

           

            **Introduce FSA Writing Testing Platform

     

                **LINK: FSA Testing Info

          

            1. Period 4 only--Informative Writing Planning

     

                ** LINK: Sample Planning Sheet

                   

                **LINK: PPT on FSA Writing Prompts

           

            ALL OTHER CLASSES:

     

             **Discuss chapters 23 and 24 in GE

     

            

     

     

            **Special schedule for tomorrow through Friday

     

             

    Daily Schedule for April 2 5, 2019

         

    1st  7:10 7:59
    2nd 8:05 8:54
    3rd 9:00 9:54
    4th 10:00 10:49
    LUNCH  10:49 11:26
    5th 11:26 12:15
    6th 12:21 1:10
    7th 1:16 2:05

 

 

                   HW: Read chapter 25 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Tuesday, 4/2

         Confucian maxims

 

           1. Sample FSA writing prompts--informative and

             persuasive

 

              LINK: PPT on FSA Writing Prompts

 

          2. Confucius videos--add to notes

 

             **LINK: Confucius

 

 

         **Interpret The Analects in World Lit book p.538

 

            **There are 11 maxims.  You will read and

                interpret each of them.  Each group member

                must have his/her own paper. 

 

 

       

          HW: Read chapter 26 in GE for tomorrow

 

  • Wednesday 4/3

        1. Sample FSA argumentative writing prompts

 

         2. Pro/Con planning chart and articles: Should

             we have sports in schools?

 

         3. Discuss Pro/Con charts

 

         4. Chapter 26 in GE--Questions?

         

        FSA Writing test is tomorrow!

 

 

        Time: 11:30-2:00 p.m.

 

         Locations:

     

               Period 2--Seminole Lab

               Period 3-- Lab 4-113

               Period 4-- Knight Lab

               Period 5-- Gator Lab

               Period 6-- Eagle Lab

               Period 7-- Hurricane Lab

 

     

 

                    HW: Read chapter 27  for FRIDAY!

 

 

 

 

  • Thursday 4/4

          FSA WRITING TEST TODAY!!

 

         **Periods 2,3,and 4--Enrichment activity

 

                   

 

         **Periods 5.6, and 7--No class due to testing

 

            

 

 

         HW: Read chapter 27 GE for tomorrow!

       Quiz tomorrow on chapters 23-27 of Good Earth

 

 

          

             

 

      LINK: Quiz Hints/GE Ch 23-27

 

                

                                      

  • Friday 4/5

        1. Quiz: The Good Earth--Chapters 23-27

 

          STUDY GUIDE ON GOOD EARTH--28-end

 

 

          HW: Read chapters 28-29 in GE for Monday

  

 

  

  • Week 3 Concepts

  • Week 4

     

    • Monday 4/8

         

              1. Chapters 28 and 29--Good Earth

     

              2. Discuss The Analects--Confucius

     

              3. Lao-Tzu and The Tao Te Ching

                  **Read/take notes on background

                

 

 

  

                    HW: Read chapter 30 and 31

 

 

  • Tuesday 4/9

          1.

 

       2. Read background on Lao Tzu and The

            Tao Te Ching on pages 541 and 542 in the

             teal World Literature book.  Take good notes--

             these notes will be worth a 10 point grade.

 

       3. Read chapters 32 for tomorrow

 

 

         HW: Read chapters 32-end for Thursday

 

  • Wednesday 4/10

        1. Sub today--I will return tomorrow

        2. Reading time for first half of class--finish

            novel for tomorrow

        2. Group work: Answer study guide questions

            on chapters 28-31

 

 

              Good Earth questions: Ch. 28-end

       

        

 

 

       HW: Read chapters 32-end for tomorrow

 

       FINAL QUIZ FRIDAY: GE Chapters 28-End

 

  • Thursday 4/11

         Review with Ms. A--chapters 30-the end

 

    

 

          HW: Review study questions for quiz tomorrow.

 

 

  • Friday 4/12

          Final Quiz: The Good Earth/chapters 28-end

 

 

         HW: None this weekend

 

  • Week 4 Concepts

 

 

 

  • Week 5

     

    • Monday 4/15

     

              1. Film--The Good Earth

     

     

     

                   HW: None tonight

   

  • Tuesday  4/16

          Finish The Good Earth today

 

         

 

      

         

     

         HW: Bring binder or folder with ONLY English

                materials

 

 

  • Wednesday 4/17

         Finish Good Earth video today

 

         

 

          HW: None tonight!

 

 

 

  • Thursday 4/18

         1. Review Lao Tzu background

 

               *LINK: Lao Tzu Video

 

         2. Interpret sections of The Tao Te Ching

             World Literature Book

       

         3. Comma Rules Rules and Practice

         

        

 

 

 

          HW: Study information on Confucius and Lao Tzu

                    for quiz on Wed., 4/24 AND print out

                background PPT on Doll House and Modern

                Theater below.

 

              PPT: A Doll's House

 

           PPT: Ibsen and Modern Theater

           

 

  • Friday 4/19

       **No School Today

 

              

         **Enjoy some time off!

 

                      

 

                

         

 

         

        

        

           

          

 

        

 

        

 

                                                    

  • Week 5 Concepts

     

  • Week 6

     

    • Monday 4/22

         

              **No School Today!

             

                

 

   

  • Tuesday 4/23

        *Grammar: Every Day vs. Everyday

             -->  Kahoot for practice!

 

     1. Discuss Confucius quotes from The Analects

 

     2. Group work: Interpret the passages of Lao Tzu from

              The Tao Te Ching

 

     3. Info for tomorrow's quiz on Chinese Philosophy

      

 

      HW: Study for quiz tomorrow AND be sure you have

             the notes for Doll's House printed out

             (remember--you don't have to print whole slides)

 

           PPT: A Doll's House

 

           PPT: Ibsen and Modern Theater

 

     

      

  • Wednesday 4/24

          1. Quiz: Confucius and Lao Tzu/Chinese Philosophy

 

        2. Can you interpret these proverbs? A Challenge!

 

        3. Comma and Semicolon Rules

 

           

            **LINK: PPT on Commas and Semicolons

 

          **LINK: Comma Rules

        

 

          HW:

  • Thursday 4/25

          1. Punctuation Rules: Commas and Semicolons

 

        2. Background to Modern Theater: A Doll's House

  

 

       

          HW:

  • Friday 4/26

            **Comma lesson

 

            **LINK: PPT on Commas and Semicolons

 

          **LINK: Comma Rules

         

  

           HW: Complete Quick tests on packet of Comma

         Tips.  Also, complete packet for Commas Exercise 2

          (it has 20 multiple choice questions)

  • Week 6 Concepts

  • Week 7

     

    • Monday 4/29

         

              1. Review correct answers from comma homework.

     

            2. Assign parts and begin to read A Doll's House.

     

            LINK: Study Guide: A Doll's House

     

            HW: Grammar Bytes--comma quiz on Wed., May 1

  •         Be sure to know comma rules

                   

  • Tuesday 4/30

        1. Brief review for comma quiz tomorrow. 

            Grammar Bytes exercise 4 as a class.

 

        2. Continue reading Act I of A Doll's House

   

            LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

        HW: Prepare for comma quiz

 

 

           

  • Wednesday 5/1

                     

 

         

                Let's look alive out there today!!!

 

 

        1. **Quiz: Comma Usage

         

        2. Read/discuss A Doll's House/ Act I

 

         *LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

         HW: None tonight

 

        

  

  • Thursday 5/2

          1. Complete reading Act I of A Doll's House

 

             LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

          2. Romanticism vs. Realism

 

              *LINK: Romanticism to Realism

  

  • Friday 5/3

          

          1. Continue with A Doll's House

 

          

 

         

   

  • Week 7 Concepts

  • Week 8

     

    • Monday 5/6

     

            1. Meet in Media Center/Knight Lab

      

                FSA Reading Practice

                    

 

 

  • Tuesday 5/7

     

     

    1. Read Act II of A Doll's House--read from the start

        of Act II until

     

           LINK: A Doll's House full play

     

    2. 2-Column Notes: Romanticism to Realism

     

     

    • Wednesday 5/8

            

            1. Complete Act II of A Doll's House via video

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            2. Read handout on Romanticism to Realism/

               make 2-column notes listing the characteristic of

               each time period in bulleted notes

     

               *LINK: Romanticism to Realism

                 

  •             LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

  • Thursday 5/9

        1. FSA Practice passage--Inaugural Address

 

        2. FSA grammar/punctuation practice

 

        3. LINK: PPT--Apostrophe FAILS!

              

 

        3. LINK: Apostrophes--PPT

 

       

         

  • Friday 5/10

        1. Semicolon/Colon review for FSA

 

          2. Act III of A Doll's House

 

             LINK: Film A Doll's House

 

             LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

    Here is where each Act begins and ends on video

 

              ACT I-- 0:00 through 29:00

 

              ACT II-- 29:05 through 54:40

 

              ACT III--55:00 to the end of video

 

   **Important: Everyone needs to have read up through

       the beginning of Act III and up through page 108 on

       the above link that says A Doll's House full play.  This

       is the point at which we will begin finishing the play on

       Wed., 5/15. 

 

         HW: Gather notes/material for A Doll's House test

                 next Thurs., 5/17

 

  • Week 8 Concepts

  • Week 9

     

    • Monday 5/13

           

                     

              FSA Reading Test in Media Center Labs

              Session 1

                  

             

  • Tuesday 5/14

        FSA Reading Test in Media Center Lab

        Session 2

       

   

  • Wednesday 5/15

           1. Complete Act III of A Doll's House/Read Nora

            and Torvald's final exchange after he reads

            Krogstad's letter

 

       

 

             LINK: Film A Doll's House

 

             LINK: A Doll's House full play

 

    Here is where each Act begins and ends on video

 

              ACT I-- 0:00 through 29:00

 

              ACT II-- 29:05 through 54:40

 

              ACT III--55:00 to the end of video

 

 

 

      HW: Complete chart on Romanticism vs. Realism for

              tomorrow

 

 

  • Thursday 5/16

        1. Discuss elements of Romanticism and Realism

            from last night's homework

 

           LINK: Review for final A Doll's House test

 

        LINK: Highlighted PPT Hints

 

        NOTE: Info you need to study for the test is

                    in red font. 

 

       Page 1 Study Guide Answer Key

 

        Page 2 Study Guide Answer Key

 

        Page 3 Study Guide Answer Key

 

     

 

 

 

        HW: Study for test on A Doll's House tomorrow

 

     

        

 

  • Friday 5/17

        1. Test: A Doll's House

 

         LINK: Writing--A Doll's House

     

 

Week 10

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  •   Monday 5/20

     

    • 1. Alternate ending: A Doll's House

    • 2. Final exam prep: Poem--"Mending Wall"

 

 

  • Tuesday 5/21

    • 1. Discuss answers to "Mending Wall" guiding

                questions

    • LINK: Poem: The Mending Wall + Questions

            2. Julius Caesar

    • Plot overview--Sparknotes (only watch til 6:55)

    • Characters:

             Brutus

             Cassius

             Julius Caesar

             Antony

     

    •    Read/discuss passages from the play

    3. Literary terms for exam:

        *allusion, metaphor, simile, symbol, theme,

          foil, tone, mood

 

 

 

  • Wednesday 5/22

  •  1. Julius Caesar Passages

               LINK: Julius Caesar Passages for Final Exam

 

               LINK: Passage Questions: JC/for Final Exam

 

            2. Discuss questions for first 2 passages

 

  • Thursday 5/23

     

     

    1.  Grammar--Agreement (S/V, P/A)

                 Subject/Verb   Pronoun/Antecedent

        

     

    • LINK: Subject/Verb Agreement

      **Pay particular attention to rules that involve

          subjects that are connected with correlative

          conjunctions (not only/but also, neither/nor,

          either/or)

       

      **Know the rules when subjects are connected with

          and as well as with or.

       

    • LINK: Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement

     

    3. Argumentative writing questions for exam/

                passage "An Indian Father's Plea"

  •              

              Note: This passage is an example of

                        argumentative writing.  Read this and

                        identify--claim, evidence,

                        counterclaim, rebuttal

                     

 

 

 

  • Friday 5/24

         1. Early Release Day!

 

             Kahoot review of grammar concepts for exam

 

         Today's Schedule

 

         PERIOD 1 EXAM

 

 

      **Message for the students I spoke with

          regarding quarter 4 grades:  You must email

          me (anthonly@collierschools.com) individually

          for instructions. 

     

 

 

         Graduation Day!

                

 

  • Week 11

     

    Monday 5/27

            

  • No School--Memorial Day

 

  •            

  • Tuesday 5/28

             EXAMS: PERIODS 2 and 5

 

  • Wednesday 5/29

                EXAMS: PERIODS 3 and 6

  • Thursday 5/30

            EXAMS: Periods 4 and 7

 

 

 

 

               

                

 

 

         

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  • Week 9 Concepts

         

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