Click HERE to watch the 1920s Century video from today.
Tuesday 12/6: All SS today- No LA
Wednesday 12/7: Intro to Modernism & Hemingway HW: Read "Hills Like White Elephants" by Hemingway
Thursday 12/8: IO PARTICIPATION. "Hills Like White Elephants" & Hemingway, & the 6 word short story. HW: 6 word short stories due tomorrow to share.
Friday 12/9: All LA today-no SS. 6 word short stories, intro to Gatsby & Fitzgerald, 1920s century video. HW: Read Ch. 1 of Gatsby for Monday & complete Notes & Quotes journal.
Monday 12/12: Gatsby Ch. 1 & Notes & Quotes journal due. HW: Read Ch. 2
Tuesday 12/13: Gatsby Ch. 2 discussion. HW: Read Ch. 3 & complete journal #2.
Wednesday 12/14: Ch. 3 & journal #2 discussion. HW: Read Ch. 4 & 5 & BRING HEADPHONES TOMORROW FOR THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE WEBQUEST!
Thursday 12/15: Harlem Renaissance Webquest in Library. Take notes in your journals. You will be using these notes for an integrated timed write in class Monday that will go in the LA and SS grade book. HW: Read Ch 6. & complete journal #3.
Friday 12/16: Journal #3 due. Gatsby reading check quiz Ch.1-6. Graded discussion over Gatsby Ch. 1-6. HW: Read Ch. 7 (JOURNAL #4 CANCELED FOR TODAY AND A NEW JOURNAL IS ADDED FOR MONDAY NIGHT'S HOMEWORK...MAKE SURE YOU HAVE NOTES FROM THE WEBQUEST FOR MONDAY'S TIMED WRITE)
Monday 12/19: HARLEM RENAISSANCE TIMED WRITE IN CLASS. HW: Read Ch. 8 and respond to the following journal prompt (1.5-2 pages): "After reading through Ch.8 of The Great Gatsby, I have a lot of feelings about..." & make sure to use text evidence to support your ideas and feels.
Tuesday 12/20: Feelings Journal #4 due. Discuss Ch. 7 & 8. HW over break: Read Chapter 9...Finish the novel! :)
Homework Over Break: Read Ch. 9 and work on your Gatsby essay IF you are not a Gatsby IOP candidate! Have a great break and happy holidays!
Tuesday 1/3: Discuss Gatsby Ch. 9, wrap up and movie.
Wednesday 1/4: Gatsby Final Socratic Seminar & Board Talk- ALL WILL PARTICIPATE IN THIS, INCLUDING IOP CANDIDATES.
NOTE: YOU WILL NOT HAVE ANY HOMEWORK IN LA DURING IOP WEEK. THERE IS NO REASON TO NOT GET THE SS HOMEWORK DONE.
Thursday 1/5: Anjali-Wolfsheim, Mark- Wilson, Regan-Jordan, Misty-Myrtle
Friday 1/6: Written essay due TODAY in class as well as Turnitin.com. IOP CANDIDATES ARE EXEMPT FROM THE ESSAY. Gatsby Journals due today for non-IOP candidates. Hannah A- Wilson, Chris-Tom, Julia-Jordan
Monday 1/9: Sonali- Jordan, Abhi- Analytical American Dream, Jacalyn-Tom, Ben-Wilson
Tuesday 1/10: Allison-Daisy, Shawn- Tom, Abby-Daisy, Audrey- Owl Eyes
Wednesday 1/11: Annie- Jordan, Mike- Gatsby
Thursday 1/12: Sophie- Daisy, Roger-Klipspringer, David- TJ Eckleberg