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

January 2018
Mrs. Huynh-Duc’s 9th-Grade Honors English Class Calendar
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Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

1

Happy New Year!

2


Teacher Workday,
No School for Students

3
Class: Welcome back! Introducing the author research project

HW:  Select whom you want to research- due tomorrow!

4
Class: Practicing MLA style and plagiarism prevention!

 HW: Meet in the media center tomorrow, prepared to research!

5
Media Center
Class: Meet in the media center to read information and get one page of notes

HW
:  Do whatever you need to do to stay on top of this assignment.

8
 Media Center
Class: Read to gather information; second page of notes due at the end of class

HW:  Stay on top of this project J-- this includes if there’s a snow day!

9
Media Center
Class: Read to gather information; take a third page of notes
 
HW: Stay on top of this project-- this includes if there’s a snow day!

10
Media Center
Class: Read to gather information; take a fourth page of notes

HW:  Stay on top of this project J-- this includes if there’s a snow day!.

11
Media Center
Class: Due at the end of class today: five pages from at least five different sources. Check off with Mrs. H-D!

HW: Read Chapters 8-10, plus optional summaries, due tomorrow.

12
Computer Lab 104
Class: Meet in the lab to type up your works cited page in MLA format. Due to Mrs. H-D by the end of class!

HW:  Meet in Lab 104 on Tuesday!

15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

16
Computer Lab 104
Class: Work on research outline, due Wednesday!

HW: Outlines due Wednesday!

17
Computer Lab 104
Class: Work on research outline, due tomorrow!

HW: Outlines due tomorrow!

18
Computer Lab 104
Class: Work on research outline, due TODAY!

HW: Meet in the classroom tomorrow

19
Back to Room 102
Class: Introducing Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

HW: Chapters 1-2 are due Monday! Notecards for List 13 also due Monday.

22
Class: Vocab List 13; discuss chapters 1-2 of Great Expectations

HW: Read Chapters 3-4 of Great Expectations, plus optional summaries, due Wednesday

23


Teacher Workday,
Snow Day #1

24
Class: Discuss Chapters 3-4 of Great Expectations

HW: Read Chapters 5-7, due tomorrow, plus optional summaries

25
Class: Discuss Chapters 5-7 of Great Expectations

HW: Vocabulary quiz tomorrow on just List 13

26
Vocabulary #13 Quiz
Class: Vocabulary Quiz #13

HW: Read chapters 8-10 (optional summaries), due Monday. Notecards for list 14 also due Monday.

29
Class: Vocabulary List 14; Discuss Chapter 8-10.

HW: Read Chapters 11-13 plus optional summaries

30
Class: Discuss Chapters 11-13 of Great Expectations

HW: Read Chapters 14-16 plus optional summaries.

31
Class: Discuss Chapters 14-16

HW: Read Chapters 17-18 due tomorrow, plus optional summaries.

1
Class: Discuss Chapters 17-18 of Great Expectations

HW: Study vocabulary List 13

2
Vocabulary #14 Quiz
Class: Introduction to commas

HW: Read Chapter 19; notecards for list 15 due Monday.  

*This calendar may be adjusted due to inclement weather.

 

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

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

27

Class: Go over vocabulary List 10; Discuss conclusion to Animal Farm.

HW: Animal Farm test is Wednesday; study guides due Wednesday.

28

Class: Review for Animal Farm test

HW: Animal Farm test is tomorrow; study guides due tomorrow.

29

ANIMAL FARM TEST

Class: Animal Farm Test

HW: Study vocabulary Lists 1-10

30

Class: Scenes from the Animal Farm movie

HW: Study vocabulary Lists 1-10

1
Vocabulary Quiz #10
Class: Go over the Animal Farm test; vocab quiz #10.

HW:
Notecards for List 11 due Monday. We start The Odyssey on Monday! 

4

Class: Class: Go over Vocab List #11;  Introduction to The Odyssey (PowerPoint notes)

HW: Read Books 1-4 (handout) and answer study guide questions for that section.

5

Class: Discuss the beginning of The Odyssey; Penelope's Personal Ad assignment

HW: Read Book 5 (652-654) and Books 6-8 (handout). Answer study guide questions.

6

Class:  Discuss Book 5-8 of The Odyssey and next week’s vocabulary exam.

HW:  Read all of Book 9 “I am Laertes’ Son,” “The Lotus Eaters,” and “The Cyclops” (pages 656-670) for tomorrow and answer study guide questions.

7

Class:  Discuss the crazy adventures of Book 9!


HW:  Study Vocabulary Lists 1-11

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Vocabulary Quiz #11

Class: Bluff, Vocabulary Quiz #11 Quiz

HW:   Read Books 10-11 (“Circe” and “Land of the Dead”), pages 673-677, and answer study guide questions.  Notecards for List 12 also due Monday.

11

Class: Vocab List #12; Discuss Books 10-11.

HW:   Read Book 12, pages 678-686, and answer study guide questions

12

Class:  Discuss Book 12 and conclusion of Odysseus’s flashback; work on “A Postcard from Odysseus”

HW: Finish Postcards, due tomorrow!  Read Books 16-17 (pp. 690-695) and answer study guide questions.

13

Class: Share postcards; go over last night's reading

HW: Study vocabulary, lists 1-12

14

Class: ULTIMATE BLUFF CHAMPIONSHIP!

HW: Study vocabulary lists 1-12 for tomorrow’s big vocabulary exam.

15
VOCABULARY EXAM Covering Lists 1-12
Class: Cumulative Vocabulary Test

HW:  Finish The Odyssey (Part Two, pp. 696-709) and complete the study guide.

18

Class: Go over the conclusion of The Odyssey (study guide answers and timeline)

HW: Study The Odyssey for Wednesday's test!

19

Class: The Odyssey Jeopardy!

 

HW: Study The Odyssey for tomorrow's test!

20

Class: The Odyssey test; collect study guides

HW: NO HOMEWORK OVER BREAK!

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WINTER BREAK

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WINTER BREAK

 

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