English 8: Senior Comp 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
3-Jan 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.  
4-Jan Snow Day  
5-Jan 1. Read WS "Sylvia Plath at Seventeen"
2. WS Questions on Essay

3. Discuss reading
1. Finish class work
8-Jan 1. Discuss reading  
9-Jan 1. Discuss reading  
10-Jan 1. Essay "Me at Seventeen"  
11-Jan 1. Lab Day: MLA page format  
12-Jan PDL: 6, 3, 4, 5   
15-Jan No School: MLK  
16-Jan Snow Day  
17-Jan "Me at Seventeen" Essay Due
1. Lab Day:
Online Resources Intruction and Activity
 
18-Jan 1. Lab Day: Online Resources Intruction and Activity  
19-Jan 1. Group Work: WS "Lunchroom Fight" Activity (Plausibility and Perspective) NOTE: For #2, add discussion of the bias of the witnesses
2. Discuss assignment
1. Finish class work
22-Jan 1. Discuss "Lunchroom Fight" assignment  
23-Jan 1. Group Work: WS "Make Your Case!" Assignment (Cooraboration)
2. Discuss assignment
1. Finish class work
24-Jan 1. Discuss "Make Your Case!" assignment
2. Group Work: WS "Lunchroom Fight II" Activity (Reliability of Info and Emotional Appeal/Distraction)
1. Finish class work
25-Jan 1. Discuss "Lunchroom Fight II" assignment  
26-Jan 1. Discuss net neutrality and gun violence in America  
29-Jan 1. Article Reflection Activity: "Gun Ownership with Stricter Controls Could Reduce Gun Violence" (pro) 1. Finish class work
30-Jan 1. Lab Day: research on gun control
2. Article Reflection Activity:
"Increased Civilian Gun Ownership Will Not Reduce Crime" (con)
1. Finish class work
31-Jan 1. Lab Day: research on gun control
2. Article Reflection Activity: "The Case for More Guns (and More Gun Control)"
1. Article reflection in gun control article
1-Feb 1. Discussion of article and gun control
2-Feb 1. Discussion of article and gun control  
5-Feb 1. Lecture: Constructed Response
2. Gun Control CR Assignment
 
6-Feb 1. Lab Day: work on CR  
7-Feb Gun Control CR Due (with article reflections)
1. Lab Day: Finish CR and preliminary research on marijuna legalization
 
8-Feb 1. Review Research Packet and discuss research project
2. Topic Refinement (brainstorm, preliminary research, possible issues/angles)
 
9-Feb Lab Day: Marijuana Legalization research  
12-Feb 1. Discussion of research findings, focusing topic (prelim outline)
2. Creating a working thesis
 
13-Feb Lab Day: Marijuana Legalization research  
14-Feb Lab Day: Marijuana Legalization research  
15-Feb Lab Day: Marijuana Legalization research  
16-Feb PDL: 2, 3, 4, 5
Lab Day: Marijuana Legalization research
 
19-Feb No School: Presidents'  
20-Feb 1. Review Research Bilbiography Notes
2. Work on bibliography cards
 
21-Feb 1. Review Research Bilbiography Notes
2. Work on bibliography cards
 
22-Feb 1. Lecture: Notetaking and Notecards/Summarizing and Paraphrasing
2. Discuss Topic Proposal "essay"
 
23-Feb Research Deadline: Bibliography Cards (10)
1. Lab Day: Research/Bibliography cards/Notecards work
 
26-Feb 1. Rework Bib cards, work on note cards  
27-Feb 1. Lecture: Outlines  
28-Feb 1. Lecture: Outlines  
1-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research/Notecard Work
2-Mar Research Deadline: Notecards (25)
1. Lab Day: Research/Notecard Work
 
5-Mar No School: Pulaski  
6-Mar 1. Lecture: Parenthetical Citations  
7-Mar 1. Lecture: Works Cited Page  
8-Mar Research Deadline: Outline and Final Thesis Sent.
1. Research Packet Requirments and Research Paper Rubric
2. Individual conference regarding outlines
3. Drafting research paper #1
 
9-Mar 1. Individual conference regarding outlines
2. Drafting research paper #1
 
12-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
13-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
14-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
15-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
16-Mar Research Deadline: Rough Draft with Works Cited
1. Lab Day: Research
 
19-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
20-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
21-Mar Parent-Teacher: 7, 3, 4, 5  
22-Mar Research Deadline: Final Draft and Research Packet
1. Lab Day: Research
 
23-Mar 1. Lab Day: Research  
26-Mar No School: Spring Break  
2-Apr No School: Spring Break  
3-Apr 1. Discussion of research paper #2 topics/proposals  
4-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2  
5-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2  
6-Apr Research Deadline: Topic Proposal Paper 2
1. Lab Day: research paper 2
 
9-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2  
10-Apr 1. Lecture: Resumes
2.
WS Resume Sample
 
11-Apr 1. Finish resume lecture  
12-Apr 1. Lecture: Cover Letters
2. WS Cover Letter Sample
 
13-Apr 1. Finish cover letter lecture
2. Resume Assignment
 
16-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/resume  
17-Apr Research Deadline: Bibliography Cards (5) Paper 2
1. Lab Day: research paper 2/resume
 
18-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/resume  
19-Apr 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/resume  
20-Apr Resume and Cover Letter Due
1. Lab Day: research paper 2/resume
 
23-Apr 1. Work on research paper  
24-Apr 1. Shark Presentation
2. WS Shark Conservation "Knowledge Review"
3. Project Aware: Shark Conservation Student Guide (use to fill out "Knowledge Review" WS if absent)
 
25-Apr 1. Shark Presentation
2. WS Shark Conservation "Knowledge Review"
3. Project Aware: Shark Conservation Student Guide (use to fill out "Knowledge Review" WS if absent)
 
26-Apr 1. Shark Presentation
2. WS Shark Conservation "Knowledge Review"
3. Project Aware: Shark Conservation Student Guide (use to fill out "Knowledge Review" WS if absent)
 
27-Apr Research Deadline: Final Independent Research Packet Due
1. Lab Day: research paper 2
 
30-Apr 1. WS Shark Presentation Assignment  
1-May 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/shark Presentation Research  
2-May 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/shark Presentation Research  
3-May 1. Lab Day: research paper 2/shark Presentation Research  
4-May Research Deadline: LAST DAY TO TURN IN RESEARCH PAPER!!!
1. Lab Day: research paper 2
/shark Presentation Research
 
7-May 1. Lab Day: Shark Presentation Research  
8-May 1. Lab Day: Shark Presentation Research  
9-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
 
10-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
 
11-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
 
14-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
 
15-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
 
16-May 1. Student Presentations
2. Review for final
3. Movie: Jaws
 
17-May 1. Movie: Jaws  
18-May 1. Movie: Jaws  
21-May 1. Review for final  
22-May Finals 1-2  
23-May Finals 3-5  
24-May Finals 6-7  
25-May Change Day