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English 3
1. Journal: Free write
2. Vocab
3. Sentence composing Activity 9 practice 1 all, practice 2 ODD ONLY; Sentence composing Activity 10 Practice 1 and 2 (slashmarks in coursepack; answers to 10p2 on paper)
Sentence Composing Activity 11 practice 1&2
Sentence Composing Activity 12 ALL

AP English
Bible Assignment due
Discuss Raiders Papers
Begin A Farewell to Arms
Book I due Weds
Watch Hemingway Bio

Junior Seminar
English SAT prep
ESSAY Strategies
Prompt #3: Peer grading with feedback evaluation

Public Speaking
Personal Storytelling topic #4: Traditions
(From "The Moth")
Ophira Eisenberg: Jewish Santa
Jennifer Mascia "Just Business"
Krista Tippett "Gaggy's Blessing"
Neil Gaiman "Liverpool Street"

English 3
1. Journal: Genius Hour: What are you creating for your project and how much have you done? If you have not started it yet, what do you plan to create and when do you plan to do it?
2. Vocab: 3 words
3. Finish sentence composing 9-12.

AP English
Watch Hemingway Bio: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPvBXsiA9Zs start at 39:00

Junior Seminar
1. Join Junior Seminar class: bs9bza

2. ESSAY Terminology Worksheet

Public Speaking
Listen to last story:
https://themoth.org/stories/liverpool-street

Go to lab: Write your "Tradition" story (Due Friday)

English 3
I. Journal: Please write about a time in your life when you did something that you knew you shouldn’t do. Be as specific as you can. What motivated you to do it? What influenced your decision? How did you feel before you did it?
2. Vocab
3. Macbeth DVD Section 1 (15:30)
3. Macbeth DVD Section 2 (25:30)
Discuss history of play; setting; plot.
4. Quote analysis

AP English
Finish Hemingway Bio
Discuss book I
Read book II for Friday

Junior Seminar
Khan Academy Terminology Worksheet

Public Speaking
Write your "Tradition" story (Due Friday)

English 3
1. Journal: Look back at yesterday's topic. How did you feel after you did it? Did you have to deal with guilt? What other consequences did you have to face? Describe the circumstances and your feelings as specifically as you can.
2. Vocab
4. Quote analysis
5. Genius hour -- Source Document
6. MMAPS of various genres of online texts

AP English
Prose MC activity:
"A Very Short Story"
Vocab review/reminder
DGP

Junior Seminar
Meet in Murchie's room for English SAT prep
ESSAY Strategies
Prompt #4: Complete graphic organizer

Public Speaking
Write your "Tradition" story (Due Friday)
for assessment: choose and practice

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AP English
Discuss Book II Farewell to Arms
Read Book III for Tuesday
Poem "The Whipping"

English 3
1. Journal: Look back at Monday's topic. If you could relive that moment, what (if anything) would you do differently the 2nd time around?
2. Vocab 3 words
3. Macbeth DVD Section 3 (19:30)
Discuss history of play; setting; plot.
4. Quote analysis

Junior Seminar
Meet in Murchie's room for English SAT prep
ESSAY Strategies
Prompt #4: Write Essay

Public Speaking
UNIT 4 Speeches:choose and practice

AP English
Farewell to Arms
Discuss Book III
Read Book IV for tomorrow

English 3
Snow day

Junior Seminar
Meet in Murchie's room for English SAT prep
ESSAY Strategies
Prompt #4: Peer grading with feedback evaluation

Public Speaking
UNIT 4 Speeches (Assessment)

AP English
Farewell to Arms
Discuss Book IV
Poetry MC activity:
"A Work of Artifice"
and
"The Vacuum"

English 3
I. Journal: Write about a time when someone pressured you (or tried to pressure) you to do something that you knew was wrong. What were the circumstances? Why did the person want to pressure you? How did you respond to the pressure? How did it feel to be pressured?
2. Vocab
3. Macbeth DVD Section 4 (34:00)
Discuss history of play; setting; plot.
4. Quote analysis

Junior Seminar
Complete Pro/Con Assignment found in Google Classroom.
Due Sunday night.

Public Speaking
work on final exam

AP English
Farewell to Arms
Discuss Book V
Handout #6
Hemingway Hero Questions

English 3
Snow day

Junior Seminar
Complete Pro/Con Assignment found in Google Classroom.
Due Sunday night.

Public Speaking
work on final exam

AP English
Farewell to Arms
End of Book discussion questions
"One True Sentence" Essay

English 3
1. 1. Free write
2. Vocab
3. Quote analysis discussion
4. Elements of Tragedy
5. vocab review
6. Sentence composing 9-12 review

Junior Seminar
Complete Pro/Con Assignment found in Google Classroom.
Due Sunday night.

Public Speaking
work on final exam

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AP English
Final Exam Essay

Public Speaking
Final Exam presentations

AP English
Final exam Essay

Junior Seminar
FINAL EXAM: FINAL EXAM: Reading (65 min)

English 3
1. Journal: reflection and feedback on first semester.

JOURNALS DUE.
2. Sentence Composing Assessment 9-12
3. Vocab Test

Source Document DUE
GENIUS HOUR DUE

AP English
EXAM

Junior Seminar
Writing and Language (35 min)
Math no calculator (25 min)
Math calculator ok (55 min)

Public Speaking
TED Talk day (90 minutes)

Billy Collins: Everyday Moments Caught in Time
https://www.ted.com/talks/billy_collins_everyday_moments_caught_in_time

Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 Problems...Palsy is Just One
https://www.ted.com/talks/maysoon_zayid_i_got_99_problems_palsy_is_just_one

Julia Sweeney: It's time for "the talk"
https://www.ted.com/talks/julia_sweeney_has_the_talk

Tim Urban: Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator
https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_urban_inside_the_mind_of_a_master_procrastinator

Randall Monroe: Comics that ask "what if?"
https://www.ted.com/talks/randall_munroe_comics_that_ask_what_if

Sarah Jones: A One-woman Global Village
https://www.ted.com/talks/sarah_jones_as_a_one_woman_global_village



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7th hour EXAM

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FIRST HOUR EXAM
SECOND HOUR EXAM

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"Hills Like White Elephants"

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