Supplies - Folder or Notebook to keep handouts and assignments in, a spiral notebook (mandatory) - we will do the majority of our assignments in you spiral, pencil and pen, you will not have a textbook issued to you for English 2 - we have a class set in the classroom.
Thursday/Friday August 17/18 - If You Really Knew Me Letter Assigned - Due 8/23 for A day and 8/24 for B day.
Monday/Tuesday August 21/22 - Short Story Power Point, "There Will Come Soft Rains" vocabulary-compound sentences.
Wednesday/Thursday August 23/24 - Read "There Will Come Soft Rains" - page 284 in text book, Class Discussion and Reflection Questions.
Friday/Monday August 25/28 - Persuasive Essay #1 = Information Age or Interruption Age - Pre-write and Rough Draft
A & B DAYS GOT FLIPPED HERE - A DAYS ARE ONE DAY BEHIND SCHEDULE.
Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday August 29/30/31 - Persuasive Essay #1 - Revise/Edit and Final Draft
Friday/Tuesday September 1/5 - "A Visit to Grandmother" Vocabulary, Read "A Visit to Grandmother", Answer questions as you read.
Wednesday/Thursday September 6/7 - Discuss "A Visit to Grandmother", Go over questions
Friday/Monday September 8/11 - Non-Fiction Articles - Censorship and Freedom of Speech - Group work in class.
Tuesday/Wednesday September 12/13 - "The Censors" Vocabulary - compound sentences, Read "The Censors", Quiz over the story
Thursday/Friday - September 14/15 -
Monday/Tuesday September 18/19 - Read "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket"
Wednesday/Thursday September 20/21 - "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket" Comic Strip Assignment
Friday/Monday Sepetember 22/25 - Comic Strip Due
Tuesday/Wednesday September 26/27 = Begin Persuasive Essay #2
Thursday/Friday September 28/29 - End of 6 weeks grading period - Persuasive Essay #2 Due, Complete Vocabulary for "The Monkey's Paw" on page 30.
Monday/Tuesday October 2/3 - Read "The Monkey's Paw" - Audio on website, Answer questions during and after reading.
Wendesday/Thursday October 4/5 - Finish "The Monkey's Paw" Questions, Discuss the Questions