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"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
-W.B. Yeats

October 2017
Mrs. Huynh-Duc’s 9th-Grade Honors English Class Calendar

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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

2

Class: Go over vocabulary list #4; discuss “A Sound of Thunder” and the butterfly effect

HW: Rough drafts of narrative project due Thursday

3

Class: "A Sound of Thunder" skit assignment

HW:  Rough drafts of narrative project due Thursday

4
Early Release Day

Class: “A Sound of Thunder” skit performances!

HW:  Rough drafts of narrative project due TOMORROW!

5
ROUGH DRAFTS DUE

Class
: Egregious Errors to avoid in writing; Peer editing of narratives.
(Peer Edit PowerPoint)

HW: Study vocabulary lists 1-4 for tomorrow.

6
Class: Vocabulary Quiz #4

HW: Final drafts due Monday (follow the rubric!). Vocab List 5 notecards also due Monday.

9
FINAL DRAFTS DUE
Class: Collect narrative projects; go over vocabulary list 5; review for short story test

HW: Review for Thursday's short story/grammar test

10

Class:  Jeopardy! Review Game


HW: Review for Wednesday’s short story test

11

PSAT for Sophomores and Juniors

Class: N/A Due to PSAT

HW: Study vocabulary Lists 1-5

12
SHORT STORY/GRAMMAR TEST

Class: Short Story/Grammar Test

HW: Study vocabulary Lists 1-5

13
Vocabulary Quiz #5

Class: Bluff; Vocabulary Quiz #5

HW: Notecards for List 6 due Monday

16
Class: Vocabulary List #6; Begin the American Dream Unit

HW: Based on today’s discussion, write or type a paragraph that defines the American Dream.

17
Class: Discussion about how money impacts the American Dream. Introduction into semicolons.

HW: Semicolon practice sheet due Thursday

18

Class: MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech

HW:  Semicolon practice sheet due tomorrow

19

Class: Discussion about the Harlem Renaissance; Introduction to A Raisin in the Sun

HW: Finish Younger Family Apartment Layout; Study Vocab 1-6; Study vocabulary Lists 1-6 for tomorrow’s vocab quiz.

20
Vocabulary Quiz #6
Class: Semicolon practice; Bluff; Vocabulary Quiz #6

HW: Read Act I, Scene I of A Raisin in the Sun for Monday; Notecards for vocabulary list 7.

23
Class: Discussion of Act I, Scene 1; Vocabulary List #7

HW: Read Act I, Scene 2 for Wednesday

24
Class: Back to the 1950s! Discussion of politics, social issues, pop culture, and technology of the 1950s era

HW: Read Act I, Scene 2 for tomorrow.

25
Class: Parallel structure grammatical concept; Discussion of Act I, Scene 2



HW: Read “The New Threat: Racism without racists” article

26
Class: Discussion of article; Lesson on Booker T. Washington and WEB DuBois

 

HW: Study vocabulary for tomorrow. Dress up like a vocab word for extra credit TOMORROW!

27
Vocab Quiz #7
Dress up as a vocabulary word!

Class
: Halloween extra credit vocabulary words; Vocab quiz #7.

HW: Read Act II, Scenes 1-2 for Monday. No vocab next week!

 

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