Mr. Schlaich

Adventure Lit. (11/12)

Sept. 2 - move file folders from last year into new files,  Look Out! (poem), Attitude by Chuck Swindol,  syllabus/class expectations,appointment clock, summer stories

Sept. 3 – finish appt. clock, finish class expectations, review Did I Miss Anything from last year (review TWIST) 

Sept. 4 – When Not to Share w/PP on avoiding plagiarism, AVID critical reading strategy practice with article: The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Sept. 5 - AVID critical reading strategy practice with article: The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Sept. 9 - lesson 1 vocab packet, perception is everything (optical illusions), 3 views of a house activity, quotes on perception 

Sept. 10 -Why did the chicken cross the road? - a perception activity,  My Name by Sandra Cisneros (Springboard), analysis of My Name with connotation and denotation studies
 
 
 

English 9

Sept. 2 - Look Out! (poem), Attitude by Chuck Swindol, checking grades online and class webpage, introductions (classroom setup) 

Sept. 3 -name tags, class syllabus, class expectations, HOMEWORK: share syllabus and expectation sheets with parents and get signature

Sept. 4 - check class expectations signatures, appointment clock, When Not to Share w/ PP on avoiding plagiarism,  active listening intro article (appt. clock partner annotation), make class folders (if time)

Sept. 5 - finish any of listening article activity, class folders, ice breaker - 12 questions

Sept. 8 - 12 questions, lesson 1 vocab. packet,  HOMEWORK: Lesson 1 vocab due at beginning of period Fri.

Sept. 9 -  Begin Cornell notes: review narrative and expository vs. persuasive differences - expository example from news article -Mark Busse

Sept. 10 - Persuasive example from AVID - Space Takers using critical reading strategy, review of 6+1 writing traits rubric, further examples of persuasive arguments: Clueless, and Remember the Titans [American Rhetoric website]

English 6

Sept. 2 - Look Out! (poem), Attitude by Chuck Swindol, introductions (classroom setup) and name tags

Sept. 3 - class syllabus, class expectations, checking grades online and class webpage  - HOMEWORK: share syllabus and expectation sheets with parents and get signature

Sept. 4 - check class expectations signatures, appointment clock, When Not to Share w/ PP on avoiding plagiarism, make class folders (if time)

Sept. 5 -  class folders, All About Me posters (1st assignment) due Friday, Sept. 12, Silent Sustained Reading - get books!

Sept. 8 - 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
 
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
 

English 11/12

Sept. 2 - move file folders from last year into new files,  Look Out! (poem), Attitude by Chuck Swindol,  syllabus/class expectations,appointment clock, summer stories

Sept. 3 – finish appt. clock, finish class expectations, review Did I Miss Anything from last year (review TWIST) 

Sept. 4 – When Not to Share w/PP on avoiding plagiarism, AVID critical reading strategy practice with article: The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Sept. 5 - AVID critical reading strategy practice with article: The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

Sept. 9 - lesson 1 vocab packet, , perception is everything (optical illusions), 3 views of a house activity, quotes on perception
 
Sept. 10 -Why did the chicken cross the road? - a perception activity,  My Name by Sandra Cisneros (Springboard), analysis of My Name with connotation and denotation studies