Mr. Schlaich

Adventure Lit. (11/12)

Sept. 8 - finish The Secret to Raising Smart Kids, perception is everything (optical illusions)

Sept. 9 -lesson 1 vocab packet - DUE FRI. beginning of period, 3 views of a house activity, quotes on perception
 
Sept. 10 - quotes on perception activity, Why did the chicken cross the road? - a perception activity
 
Sept. 11 - Share homework - 5 chicken jokes, Hand out The Alchemist (books) and Part 1 work packets (discuss objectives), read intro. as a class and take notes
 
Sept. 12 - Lesson 1 vocab. packet due,What is your personal legend? Pre-reading "personal calling" student activity, 
 
Sept. 15 - correct lesson 1 vocab. packet, read prologue and into part 1 - model student guide 
 
Sept. 16 - continue into part 1 - using student guide 
 
Sept. 17 - continue reading into part 1 - completing student guide as students read 
 
Sept. 18 - review for lesson 1 vocab. test,  discussion on Salem and Melchizedeck (the old man in The Achemist)
 
Sept. 19 -   lesson 1 vocab. test, continue reading into part 1 - completing student guide as students read 
 
Sept. 22 -  lesson 2 vocab., lesson on point of view within The Alchemist, point of view activity 
 
Sept. 23 - continue reading and finish point of view lesson
 
Sept. 24 - reading with student guide in part 1 of The Alchemist
 
Sept. 25 - possible theme/motif activity for the class 
 
Sept. 26 - lesson 2 vocab. packet due, finish theme/motif activity 
 

English 9

Sept. 15 - correct lesson 1 WW vocab. packet

Sept. 16 - continue and finish  Fast Food Nation article (McTeachers and Coke Dudes)
 
Sept. 17 - second article for essay prompt intro.: Should Soda and Candy be Banned from Schools? (pro and con),  work on a pre-write if time - persuasive essay prompt: should fast food and soda companies be banned from selling and advertising their products in schools?  - T-chart 
 
Sept. 18 -  lesson 1 vocab review, continue prewrite - T-chart 
 
Sept. 19 - lesson 1 vocab. test, continue prewrite, - T-chart
 
Sept. 22 - lesson 2 vocab. packet, continue prewrite, 4 square design or other pre-write graphic (if time)
 
Sept. 23 -  possible lesson on introductions, finish pre-write and turn in
 
Sept. 24 -  introductions and thesis exit ticket 
 
Sept. 25 - begin rough draft of synthesis essay
 
Sept. 26 - lesson 2 vocab. due, continue writing r.d. of synthesis essay 
 
 

English 6

Sept. 8 -  When Not to Share w/ PP on avoiding plagiarism, critical reading annotation practice article: Clean Air or Clean Hair? (AVID strategy to be done as a class), work on All About Me posters (1st assignment) due Friday, Sept. 12

Sept. 9 - continue critical reading annotation practice article: Clean Air or Clean Hair? (AVID strategy to be done as a class), work on All About Me posters (1st assignment) due Friday, Sept. 12 - DUE DATE POSTPONED
 
NOTE: during P.E. this day students will be sent to vision/hearing testing at 11:00
 
Sept. 10 - finish  critical reading annotation practice article: Clean Air or Clean Hair? (AVID strategy to be done as a class), work on All About Me posters (1st assignment) due Friday, Sept. 12- DUE DATE POSTPONED
 
Sept. 11 - finish Clean Air or Clean Hair?, Anticipatory set questions leading into Tuck Everlasting, Hand out books, work on All About Me posters (1st assignment) due Friday, Sept. 12- DUE DATE POSTPONED
 
Sept. 12- Silent Sustained reading, turn in All About Me posters- DUE DATE POSTPONED
 
Sept. 15 - finish clean air or clean hair article, discuss Anticipatory set questions leading into Tuck Everlasting
 
Sept. 16 -Turn in anticipatory questions, pass out books, look at unit objectives for Tuck Everlasting  All About Me Poster work
 
Sept. 18 - library to check books in, finish looking at unit objectives for Tuck Everlasting (TE), begin reading Tuck Everlasting with student guide and vocab  - 5 vocab words for the week (next week), All About Me posters work
 
Sept. 19 - continue reading with student guide
 
Sept. 22 - vocab. work, All About Me posters work
 
Sept. 23 -  continue reading in TE with student guide, finish All About Me posters
 
Sept. 24 -  All About Me posters gallery walk, TE reading if time
 
 

English 11/12

Sept. 8 - lesson 1 vocab packet - DUE FRI. beginning of period, finish The Secret to Raising Smart Kids, perception is everything (optical illusions)
 
Sept. 9 - 3 views of a house activity, quotes on perception
 
Sept 10 - quotes on perception activity, Why did the chicken cross the road? - a perception activity

 

Sept. 11 - Share homework - 5 chicken jokes, My Name by Sandra Cisneros (Springboard), analysis of My Name with connotation and denotation studies  finish analysis of My Name, start vignette - My Name by Sandra Cisneros (Springboard) write your own vignette entitled My Name –start by completing questionnaire

Sept. 12 - WW lesson 1 vocab due,  finish analysis of My Name

Sept. 15 -  correct WW lesson 1

Sept. 16 -start vignette - My Name by Sandra Cisneros (Springboard) write your own vignette entitled My Name –start by completing questionnaire

Sept. 17 - no class 

Sept 18 - review for lesson 1 vocab. test, Introduce I Remember (poem) using TWIST strategy 

Sept. 19- lesson 1 vocab. test,

Sept. 22 - lesson 2 vocab. packet (due Fri.), finish and turn in My Name poem
 
Sept. 23 -  Prologue from Invisible Man (connect to Edgar Poe and Garth Brooks' - Beaches of Cheyenne) with RAFT