Freshman Prose and Composition Work

Eng 1: Freshman Prose Work

 

 

NOTE: In addition to the reading selections below, you are expected to read all author biographies before the selection.

 

Date In-Class Work Homework Assigned
8-Aug 1. Mindset quiz
2. In-class write: "Who I Am and What I Want"
 
9-Aug 1. Discuss quiz and writing  
10-Aug 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.  
13-Aug 1. Reading/Annotation pretest  
14-Aug 1. Library introduction and WS Rules for Independent Reads  
15-Aug 1. WS Annotation Symbols and Instructions lecture  
16-Aug 1. Annotation guided practice: WS Article "Sometimes, the Earth Is Cruel"  
17-Aug 1. Annotation guided practice: WS Article "Sometimes, the Earth Is Cruel" 1. Finish annotation of "Sometimes, the Earth Is Cruel"
20-Aug 1. Review annotations homework
2. WS Smiley Face Tricks lecture
1. Finish Smiley Face Tricks Practice on "Sometimes, the Earth is Cruel"
21-Aug 1. Group work: Smiley Face Tricks Practice on "Sometimes, the Eartch Is Cruel"
2. Review Annotations and Smiley Face Tricks Practice
 
22-Aug 1. Questions/Discussion of "Sometimes, the Earth Is Cruel
 
23-Aug 1. Finish discussing questions
2. In-Class Reading: WS Article "Be Kind to the Pizza Dude"
1. Read, annotate, and do smiley face tricks practice on "Be Kind to the Pizza Dude"
24-Aug 1. Independent/Group Work: WS Questions "Be Kind to the Pizza Dude"
27-Aug 1. Discussion and Annotation of "Be Kind to the Pizza Dude" 1. Read, annotate, and do smiley face tricks practice on "Always Go to the Funeral"
28-Aug Sub Day  
29-Aug 1. Independent/Group Work: WS Questions "Always Go to the Funeral"  
30-Aug 1. Questions/Discussion of "Always Go to the Funeral"  
31-Aug 1. Discussion and Annotation of "Always Go to the Funeral"  
3-Sep No School-Labor Day
4-Sep 1. In-Class Reading: WS "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
2. Independent/Group Work: WS Questions "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
1. Read, annotate, and do smiley face tricks practice on "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
5-Sep 1. Discussion and Annotation of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"  
6-Sep 1. Discussion and Annotation of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"  
7-Sep 1. Discussion and Annotation of "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness"
10-Sep 1. Discuss "This I Believe" Essay assignment
11-Sep 1. Lab Day: login, page setup, typing essays
12-Sep 1. Lab Day: typing essays  
13-Sep Essay Due "This I Believe"
1. Lab Day: typing essays
 
14-Sep PDL (No class)
17-Sep 1. Literary Elements Notes: write definitions of MAJOR terms  
18-Sep 1. Literary Elements Notes: Plot & Conflict pp.2-3
2. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "Initiation" (plot/conflict) pp. 5-14
 
19-Sep 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "Initiaton" pp. 5-14  
20-Sep 1. In-Class Reading: "Initiaton" pp. 5-14
--"After You Read" Quest. 1-4, 6 p. 15
1. Finish class work
21-Sep 1. Quiz/Discuss "Initiation"  
24-Sep 1. Literary Elements Notes: Types of Conflict pp.2-3
2. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Most Dangerous Game" (plot/conflict) pp. 17-34
25-Sep 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Most Dangerous Game"  
26-Sep 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Most Dangerous Game"  
27-Sep 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Most Dangerous Game" pp. 17-34
--"After You Read" Questions 1-4, 8, 9 p. 36
1. Finish class work
28-Sep 1. Quiz/Discuss "Most Dangerous Game" and homework
1-Oct 1. Literary Elements Notes: Setting pp. 60-61
2. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "A Christmas Memory" (setting) pp. 63-72
2-Oct 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "A Christmas Memory" pp. 63-72
--"After You Read" Questions 1-4, 6, 7, 9 p. 75
1. Finish class work
3-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "A Christmas Memory"
4-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "A Christmas Memory"  
5-Oct No School-County Institute
8-Oct No School-Columbus Day
9-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "A Christmas Memory"
2. Literary Elements Notes: Character pp. 96-971
10-Oct 1. In-Class reading: "Harrison Bergeron" pp.99-106
--"After You Read" Questions 2, 3, 5, 6 p. 107
1. Finish class work
11-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "Harrison Bergeron"  
12-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "Harrison Bergeron"
2. Literary Elements Notes: Point of View pp. 170-171
15-Oct  Literary Elements Notes: Point of View pp. 170-171
2. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Cask of Amontillado" (First Person) pp. 211-217
 
16-Oct 1. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Cask of Amontillado" pp. 211-217
--"After You Read" Questions 1-12 p. 219
1. Finish class work
17-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "The Cask of Amontillado" 1. Finish class work
18-Oct No School-Parent/Teacher Conf. (evening)
19-Oct No School-Parent/Teacher Conf. (day)
22-Oct    
23-Oct    
24-Oct 2. In-Class Reading & Notetaking: "The Sniper" (POV-limited omnitient) pp. 262-266
--"After You Read" Questions 1-5, 8 p. 267
1. Finish class work
25-Oct 1. Quiz/Discuss "The Sniper"
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12-Nov No School-Veteran's Day
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21-Nov No School-Thanksgiving
22-Nov No School-Thanksgiving
23-Nov No School-Thanksgiving
26-Nov 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 1-2
27-Nov 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 3-5
28-Nov 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 6-8
29-Nov 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 9-10
30-Nov 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 11-12
3-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 13-15
4-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 16-17
5-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 18-20
6-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 21-23
7-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 24-27
10-Dec 1. Quiz/Review Reading 1. Read To Kill a Mockingbird Ch. 28-31
7-Dec 1. Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird 1. Study for exam
11-Dec 1. Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird 1. Study for exam
12-Dec 1. Movie: To Kill a Mockingbird 1. Study for exam
13-Dec

1. To Kill a Mockingbird Exam

 
14-Dec 1. Review for final
17-Dec 1. Review for final
18-Dec Finals-1,2
19-Dec Finals-3,4,5
20-Dec Finals-6,7
21-Dec Change Day