ENGLISH 11 H

Class and Homework for Ms. Mohnike's
English 11 Honors 2010 Spring Semester

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Ms. Mohnike



  • Guidance
  • Date

    In Class Activity

    Homework

    Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    01/23

  • Welcome back!
  • Hamlet Intro
  • Pick up books: O Pioneers!
  • Bring in (or know from memory)on Friday a ghost story
  • Begin Willa Cather'sO Pioneers! as next independent reading book. Test will be February 4/5
  • Vocabulary Lesson 9
  • Friday


    1/25


  • Hamlet and the Ghost
  • Finish Reading Act I
  • Monday
    1/26

  • K. Kline's Hamlet
  • Vocab Lesson 10 (Exercises as needed)
  • Grammar: Pronoun Agreement...
  • Grammar: (new packet)
  • Read Act I of Hamlet by next Monday
  • Tue/Wed


    1/27-28


  • Act II

  • Continue Indpendent Reading O Pioneers!> and journal. Test will be this TH/F and journals (5 entries= two pages per section)
  • Continue Reading Hamlet Act I; Finish it by Monday
  • Thursday/Friday


    1/29


  • Continue Act II

  • Indpendent Reading
  • Continue Reading Hamlet
  • Review for Vocab/Grammar test
  • Monday


    2/1


  • Vocab L9-10/Grammar Test (Pronouns)

  • Finish reading O Pioneers!/I> and completing journal entries. Journals are due on the day of test.

  • Tuesday/Wednesday


    2/2-3


  • Hamlet: Begin Act III
  • Semester Paper #1 Rough draft hard copy due Th/F in class.
  • O Pioneers!(Finish and complete journal).
  • Grammar: Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

  • Work on Hamlet Projects
  • Friday


    2/4-5


  • O Pioneers! Test

  • Peer evaluation of Sem Paper #1 in class
  • Hamlet Act III cont...

  • Finish Reading Act IIIi and do marginal analysis and questions about the famous "To be or not to be..." soliloquy in packet you picked in class today
  • Work on Hamlet project.
  • SEM PAPER #1 DUE ONLINE BY 10 p.m. Monday night.
  • Monday


    2/8


  • Vocabulary Lesson 11
  • Sem Paper #1 due online tonight by 10:00 p.m.
  • Hamlet Projects
  • Wednesday


    2/9-10


  • Grammar: Coordination
  • Discuss Hamlet Act III
  • Hamlet Final: It will be on Thursday/Friday after break
  • If you still have trouble formatting your Option C research paper's in-text citations and work cited information properly, try noodletools.com
  • Friday


    2/11-12


  • Hamlet Act IV
  • Library Research

  • Read Act V over break
  • Have a nice break! You have lots of options of things to do or not do, but be aware of your deadlines! Reminder: Hamlet Test is Thursday/Friday, Feb 25-26; Hamlet Menu projects A or C due/presented Wed., March 2/3; film projects (B) due Wed.Th March 9/10
  • Monday


    2/22

  • Hamlet Act V
  • Vocabulary Lesson 12;
  • Hamlet Projects
  • Prepare for Socratic Seminar Monday Seminar document here

  • Tuesday/Wednesday


    2/23-25


  • Finish Hamlet
  • Continue Hamlet discussion/Watch Film

  • Review Hamlet plot,characters, lines
  • Thurday/Friday


    2/25-26


  • Hamlet Test
  • Pick Up The Great Gatsby


  • Work on Culminating Project (due Wednesday: Monologues and research presentations need to be ready to present Tues/Wednesday)
  • Monday


    3/1

  • Poetry Intro

  • Hamlet Culminating Projects due on Wednesday. All written work needs to be turned in online to Hamlet assignment folder in Turnitiin by Tuesday night 3/2.
  • Wednesday


    3/2-3

  • Hamlet Menu Project Presentations begin

  • LI>Remember to bring schedule request forms and any H/AP forms with signatures (especially if you're taking more than three AP/H next year).<
    Friday


    3/4-5

  • Guidance Schedule Pick-up: Meet int eh research Center

  • Work on Poetry in Library if time allows



  • Study for VocabL11-12/Grammar (Coordination/Subordination)test on Monday
  • Read Ch 1-2 in The Great Gatsby
  • Monday


    3/8

  • Poetry Intro

  • Read Ch 3 in Gatsby
  • Work on Research. You must attach a works cited to your poetry Outline due in a couple of weeks as well as to the final draft of the paper. I will be checking for a complete set of cards, and a properly cited full outline March 23/24. The only complete sentence that needs to be in the outline is the thesis statement itself. Even topic sentences can be reduced to a few key words. I will be looking for how well your thesis statement matches the prompt: "Which two poems are best representative of this author's writing style/technique and why?"

  • Tuesday/Wednesday


    3/9-10

  • Hamlet Project Presentations (Videos)
  • Read Ch 4 in The Great Gatsby
  • Thursday/Friday


    3/11-12


  • Library research
  • Read Ch 5-6 in Gatsby
  • Monday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/15

  • STAR ESSAY

  • Read Chapter 6 in Gatsby
  • Vocabulary Lesson 14. NOTE: Test on Vocab Lessons 11-14 will be on T/W. Check out the exercise Lessons 11-14 Key here.

  • Wired Wednesday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/16-17



  • Vocabulary Test Lessons 11-14 (No Grammar)
  • Poetry Research Cards and outline are due one week from today (3/23-24). Rubber band your cards together, and fold your outline around your cards and rubber band the whole thing. Put your name and class period on the outside of this neat little package when you turn it in on ext week.
  • Read Chapters 7 in Gatsby
  • Research Paper Rough Drafts due Friday in class for peer edit.
  • Thursday/Friday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/18-19

  • Fitzgerald Biography/poetry panel work
  • Gatsby reading quiz
  • Read Ch 8-9 in Gatsby
  • Reading notes for Ch 1-9 will be collected Monday
  • Monday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/22

  • Pick up The Grapes of Wrath
  • Vocab Lesson 15
  • Research Paper Cards and Outlines due next session.
  • Rough Drafts due in class on Monday (3/29)
  • Read Chapters 1-20 in The Grapes of Wrath by April 8/9 (that's 3-weeks for 384 pages--You do the math and create a reading schedule that works for you.)

  • Wednesday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/23-24



    Grammar Lesson:Usage/Confused Verbs

    Due in class on Monday: Research paper draft along with works cited.

    Thursday/Friday
    Per 1,3,6


    3/25-26


  • Gatsby Assessment
  • Vocab Lesson 16.
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    3/29

  • Peer edit Rough Drafts. Credit given for complete drafts with Works cited list
  • Poetry Presentation dates assigned.
  • Research Paper Final Draft due this Friday to Turnitin (by 10 p.m.) Bring Hard copy to class next Monday
  • Wed
    Per 4,5,6
    Wednesday
    Per 5


    4/2

  • Vocab/Grammar Test

  • Harlem Renaissance Poetry Presentations: Poetry class
  • Read Ch 5-7 in Grapes of Wrath
  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/4


  • Vocab/Grammar Test
  • Finish preparing for Poetry Presentation to begin after break
  • Read Ch 8-11 in Grapes of Wrath
  • Consider Final Project and develop a timeline for your work. I'll be asking for a copy of the timeline the Friday of the week you return to
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/14

  • Grapes Themes and motifs; Poetry assignment
  • Read Ch 12-14; Work on first Found Poem and Original poem for Section 1 of book;
  • Voacb Lesson 25
  • Poetry Pesentations 1-4 on Wednesday
  • Wednesday


    4/16

  • Poetry Presentations 1-4
  • Department Writing Assessment
  • Read Chapters 15-16
  • Poetry Presentations 5-10 on Friday
  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/18

  • Poetry Presentations
  • Project checkpoint
  • Grapes poetry project work
  • Grammar: Capitalization
  • Online reading quiz: go to Quia quiz and enter your user name and password from card. Secret word: Steinbeck Quiz is open from Friday noon until Sunday evening 11:59 p.m. Once you begin the quiz you will have one hour to complete it so be sure you will not be interupted during your work time. Turn off your phones and don't respond to IM messages; also, you may only log in once. THIS IS AN EXPERIMENT. DO NOT STRESS OVER IT. DO YOUR BEST TO FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS. IF THERE IS A TECHNICAL PROBLEM, I'll consider re-opening the time window again. REPEAT, DON'T STRESS!(Okay, truthfully, if you didn't read the book, you may want to stress a little.) The quiz is four short response questions and limited to no more than 30 lines of text per question (about twice the space that I think you'll need.)
  • Poetry Presentations 11-15 on Monday
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/21

  • Poetry Presentations (11-15)continued
  • Read Ch 20-21
  • Vocab Lesson 26
  • Poetry Presentations 16-21 on Wednesday
  • Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/23

  • Grapes of Wrath Discussion of Characters

  • read Ch 22-25; work on Section 2 of poetry (found and original; Poetry Assessment exercise
  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/25


  • Dead Poet's Society
  • Read Ch 26 of Grapes (60 pages--You'll have until Wednesday next week)
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/28


  • Finish Dead Poets Society
  • Begin Reading All My Sons Act I
  • Poetry Presentations 22-28
    Vocab Lesson 27
    Practice Write: Carpe Diem--Is it possible?
  • Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    4/302006

  • Poetry Presentations (22-28)
  • Read Ch 27-28
  • Friday
    Per 5


    5/2

  • Final Poetry Presentations (29-36)
  • Finish The Grapes of Wrath
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/5

  • Pick up Things They Carried, All My Sons, and Glass Menagerie
  • WE"RE IN THE TESTING ZONE! WHO KNOWS WHAT CREATURES LURK!!!!
  • Read All My Sonsthis week
  • Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/7

  • Study Hall Day (Testing)
  • BR>
  • Read All My Sons
  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/9


    Work Day (APUSH Test today)

  • Finish reading All My Sons this week and read The Things They Carried over the following two weeks
  • Finals will cover poetry, The Grapes of Wrath All MY SONS, GLASS MANAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED
  • Monday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/12

  • Pick up Things They Carried, All My Sons, and Glass Menagerie
  • WE"RE IN THE TESTING ZONE! WHO KNOWS WHAT CREATURES LURK!!!!
  • Read All My Sonsthis week
  • Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/14

  • Gallon bag with "personal" items you would take with you if you had to go away: The "things you would carry"

  • Read Things
  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/16


    Work Day (APUSH Test today)

  • The Things They Carried over the following two weeks
  • Finals will cover poetry, The Grapes of Wrath All MY SONS, GLASS MANAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED
  • Monday
    Per 1,2,5


    5/21

  • Portfolios
  • Discuss Things

  • Things Activity
  • Portfolios are also due then in class include a hard copy of your portfolio letter along with hardcopies of three of your best works from the year. Write a letter to your English 12/12AP teacher which reflects on your writing this year. Remember, this letter and these works may be the first impression this teacher has of you. This letter needs to be submitted online, AND you must put a hard copy in your portfolio.
  • Next session, bring a one gallon ziplock bag (or something about that size) with items you would take if you were called to war--no need for the "essentials" like soap; only things that you wouldn't be able to access unless you brought them with you--and the must fit in bag. Note: Others will see the contents, so leave anything too personal at home!<
  • Tues Per 1,2
    Wed
    Per 5


    5/22-23

    Things Letter Activity/Group Assignment--Begin group work
  • reading the novel: Read 40 pages a night until you finish.
  • NOTE: Finals will cover poetry, GrapesAll MY SONS, GLASS MENAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. There will also be a test on Chapters 16-30 in Vocab book as well as second semester grammar packet.
  • Thurs Per 1,2
    Friday
    Per 5


    5/24-25

    Things Discussion/Group work
  • reading the novel: Read 40 pages a night until you finish.
  • NOTE: Finals will cover poetry, GrapesAll MY SONS, GLASS MENAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. There will also be a test on Chapters 16-30 in Vocab Book as well as second semester grammar packet.
  • Monday
    Per 1,2,5


    5/26

  • Memorial Day
  • Enjoy the day off!

    Wednesday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/28

  • Tim O'Brien Audio

  • Things
  • Not really a practice at all... Write a letter to your English 12/12AP teacher which reflects on your writing this year. Remember, this may be the first impression this teacher has of you. This letter needs to be submitted online, AND you MUST put a hard copy in your portfolio. No late work accepted after this Friday. Portfolios due in class Friday
  • Extra Credit passages due online by Friday night next week (6/6)

  • Friday
    Per 4,5,6


    5/30

    Letter of Rec Discussion

  • NOTE: Finals will cover Grapes of Wrath,All MY SONS, GLASS MENAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. There will be a multiple choice section with questions on all pieces of literature and a written poetry analysis section. Vocab Lessons 16-30, Grammar Second Semester packet will not be tested.
  • Monday
    Per 5


    6/2

  • Product Presentations Presentations
  • Review for final

  • Wednesday
    Per 5


    6/4

  • Continue Product Presentation
  • Review for finals
  • Friday
    Per 1,2,5


    6/6


  • Short periods 1-7, 7th Period Final today
  • Finish REVIEW
  • NOTE: Finals will cover poetry,Grapes of WrathAll MY SONS, GLASS MENAGERIE, and THE THINGS THEY CARRIED. There will be a multiple choice section with questions on all literature and a written poetry analysis section.

  • Monday-Wednesday 6/9-11

  • Finals Schedule: Monday-3,5
    Tuesday- 4,6
    Wednesday 2,1
  • Good luck reviewing for your finals
    Finals Schedule

  • Those of you who may be hoping for a letter of recommendation, be sure you've submitted your paragraph and Request form. I will accept these up until the 15th of September. I will then draw an additional 10 names for up to 30 letters. I will post the results by ID Number no later than September 20.
  • It's been a pleasure teaching you this year. Best of luck in all of your future endeavors.