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AP Lit
Go over Syllabus
Generate 2 Questions for Summer Reading Discussions

Eng 3
1. Go over syllabus and contract. Signed contracts due by Thursday
Syllabus located at www.murchiebhs.com
2. Writing Prompt: "What do you want us to know about you? tell us who you are, what you are passionate about, and who you want to be."

Junior Seminar
MEET IN LGI
Go over syllabus

AP Lit
Common App Assignment:
Read Essay Prompts
Essays due Tuesday, September 5
Summer Reading Discussions

Eng 3
Checklist of activities
Find website
Join Google Classroom
Complete Common Core Standards for ELA 11/12 survey
Join NoRedInk
Complete Quiz
Take Grammar/Vocab Quiz (paper and pencil)
Create account at elink
Create a board about you
Join the class wiki
Post your elink board link on your wiki page
Check out the boards from your classmates
complete google feedback form in google classroom

Junior Seminar
MEET IN LGI
Get google classroom codes
Go to classrooms
Complete "Day 2" Activities

AP Lit
Common App Essays: Read "You have a Story to Tell"
Summer Reading Discussions

Eng 3
Checklist of activities
Find website
Join Google Classroom
Complete Common Core Standards for ELA 11/12 survey
Join NoRedInk
Complete Quiz
Take Grammar/Vocab Quiz (paper and pencil)
Create account at elink
Create a board about you
Join the class wiki
Post your elink board link on your wiki page
Check out the boards from your classmates
complete google feedback form in google classroom

Junior Seminar
Practice SAT

AP Lit
Common App Essays: Read "The Principles of Poor Writing" and "How Not to Write"
Summer Reading Discussions

Eng 3
Checklist of activities
Find website
Join Google Classroom
Complete Common Core Standards for ELA 11/12 survey
Join NoRedInk
Complete Quiz
Take Grammar/Vocab Quiz (paper and pencil)
Create account at elink
Create a board about you
Join the class wiki
Post your elink board link on your wiki page
Check out the boards from your classmates
complete google feedback form in google classroom

Junior Seminar
Practice SAT

 
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AP Lit
Book Discussions
College App Essays: How NOT to write

Junior Seminar
Location: classrooms
Pre-test: EXAM 1
http://freerice.com/category

Eng 3
1. Journal: Pick 3 standards that you really want to improve on in class this year. Write them out. Why are these 3 standards important to you?
2. Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt (google classroom)
3. Look up first 3 words (coursepack)

AP Lit
Book Discussions
College App Essays: How NOT to write

Junior Seminar
Location: classrooms
Pre-test: EXAM 1
http://freerice.com/category

Eng 3
1. What are some of the issues you have with reading textbooks and reading for school?
2. Read and discuss Reading Strategies Essay
3. Write 3 strategies that you think might help you this year.
4. Virtual Gallery Walk (google classroom)

AP Lit
Finish Book Discussions
Discuss "Reach"colleges

HW: Research "reach college" and pick one. Write down the basics: How to apply, cost to apply, cost of attendance, financial needs met, minimum gpa/sat.

Junior Seminar
Location: classrooms
Pre-test: EXAM 1
http://freerice.com/category

Eng 3
1. How do you "do school"? What value do you place on education? How hard do you work on learning?
What choices do you make in school that help or hinder your learning? Why?
2. Vocab
3. Metacognition article: Read and annotate; discuss and answer questions

AP Lit
Common App essay competition: All voting due by midnight Monday.
Reach Colleges presentation due for class on Monday.

Junior Seminar
Location:MEET IN LGI; then go to classrooms
-PSAT data

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free Write
2. Finish Handout from yesterday: Deep Learning v. Traditional Learning and Types of student motivation writing prompt
3. Grammar Review: Parts of Speech

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AP Lit
Common App essay competition: All voting due by midnight Monday.
Reach Colleges presentation due

Junior Seminar
Location: LGI
Go over EDP/career cruising directions

Location: classrooms
Work on EDP/career cruising
Work on PSAT handout from Friday

Eng 3
1. Reflecting on metacognition, learning, school, and you. What have you learned? What is your role in learning? What questions do you have?
2. Vocab
3. Discussion: How do you find reliable sources online when you are researching? What steps do you go through to find reliable sources?
4. Begin Source Analysis
- Watch TED talk and discuss

AP Lit
Discuss winning essays.
Shakespeare Review: in groups, Completely review the assigned Shakespeare tragedy on all points covered on handout.

Junior Seminar
Location: classrooms
Work on/finish PSAT handout and hand in
Finish/update EDPs/career cruising to 100%
Report SAT test 1 (khan academy) scores to teacher

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/42080203027/
699-which-three-skills-this-one-is-from-a-set
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

AP Lit
Shakespeare Review: in groups, Completely review the assigned Shakespeare tragedy on all points covered on handout.

Junior Seminar
Location: LGI
Go over directions on "11th grade EDP Project"
Location: Classrooms
(finish PSAT worksheet, finish Career Cruising updates to 100%, report out SAT (Khan Academy) scores)
Work on 11th grade EDP project. Due Monday.

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/41358782156/
688-but-if-anyone-asks-tell-them-were
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

AP Lit
HTRLAP chapter 1

Junior Seminar
Location: LGI
Go over directions on "11th grade EDP Project"
Location: Classrooms
(finish PSAT worksheet, finish Career Cruising updates to 100%, report out SAT (Khan Academy) scores)
Work on 11th grade EDP project. Due Monday.

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/39893129367/
675-the-worst-thing-about-you
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

AP Lit
Essay Pre-test
Vocab Pre-test
Vocabulary Activity

Junior Seminar
Location: LGI
Go over directions on "11th grade EDP Project"
Location: Classrooms
(finish PSAT worksheet, finish Career Cruising updates to 100%, report out SAT (Khan Academy) scores)
Work on 11th grade EDP project. Due Monday.

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/
30106535513/
577-the-fault-in-our-stars-a-noticeable
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

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AP Lit
Shakespeare Review:
Romeo and Juliet
HW: read 2st chapter of
HRLLP

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/
post/
25156615535/
540
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

Junior Seminar
Location: classroom
Living Wage Calculator and Minimum Income Article Activities

AP Lit
Shakespeare Review: Hamlet
Hamlet article essay
-Structure of the article
(how McCarter builds his
argument)
-Appeals to the audience
-Points that McCarter
makes
-Your analysis of his
argument/response to it

Eng 3
Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/
23229213587/
512-update-thanks-to-rob-greco-for-pointing-out
2. Vocab
3. Source Analysis Website

Junior Seminar
Location: LGI
Lifeline Project

AP Lit
Shakespeare Review: Macbeth
HW: read 3rd chapter of
HRLLP
Paper due on Monday:
Define and discuss the first 5
chapters/points made in
HRLLP. Give examples from
your OWN literary history that
illustrate each point.

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/
23114874838/
505
2. Vocab
3. "Things to Think About" due tomorrow.

Junior Seminar
Location: classroom
Lifeline Project

AP Lit
Vocabulary differentiation
HW: read 4th chapter of
HRLLP
Paper due on Monday:
Define and discuss the first 5
chapters/points made in
HRLLP. Give examples from
your OWN literary history that
illustrate each point.

Eng 3
1. Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/post/
115159166150/812-previously-on
2. Vocab:
3. . Discussion of assignment/websites.
4. Source Analysis Assignment #2

Junior Seminar
Location: classroom
Lifeline Project

AP Lit
Read 5th chapter of HRLLP
Paper due on Monday:
Define and discuss the first 5
chapters/points made in
HRLLP. Give examples from
your OWN literary history that
illustrate each point.

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free Write
2. DGP
3. Sentence Composing:
Activity 1 Practice 1,2
Activity 2 Practice 2
Activity 3 Practice 1, 2

Junior Seminar
Location: classroom
Lifeline Project

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