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English I Week of 11/27

We will continue our study of "Night" this week.
The common assessment has been moved to next Wednesday, December 6.
 
Welcome back!

English I Week of 11/13

Monday-Friday- We will continue our "Night" study
 
Common Assessment- Wednesday, November 29
 
 
Next week is Thanksgiving break.  May you all enjoy some down time and make all the family memories.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

English I Week of 11/6

Monday- Night study
Tuesday- revise and edit practice
Wednesday-Friday- Night Study
 
Heads Up!
English I common assessment will be Wednesday 11/29 and is a MAJOR grade
 

English I week of 10/30

Monday-Tuesday: Non-fiction Hero Journey analysis stations
Wednesday- begin non-fiction hero study of "Night" by Elie Wiesel

English I Week of 10/23

Monday- We will begin our study of the hero's journey
Tuesday-Wednesday- we will study Cornell Notes
Thursday- Quiz- Hero journey vocabulary
Friday- We will begin reading Homer's The Odyssey

English I Week of 10/16

Monday-Thursday
       Personal Narrative essay revision
Friday- begin Homer's The Odyssey
 
Cougs- students should be reading a novel of choice nightly in order to increase their reading comprehension skills.  Happy reading!

English I Week of 10/2

Monday- vocab quiz
Wednesday- Most Dangerous Game test- progress reports come home
Friday- MDG project due
End of 9 weeks Friday 10/13
After we close up shop on the Most Dangerous Game, students will learn about how to read and analyze non-fiction using the acronym SOAPStone.  After which we will segue into learning about Joseph Campbell's hero cycle and applying it to The Odyssey! Fun times in English 1!

English I Week of 9/25

Homework this week:  Read, student's choice, nightly
 
Coming up Major grades:  Common Assessment October 10/11 (ttv date), 9 weeks project over Most Dangerous Game

Welcome!

Howdy all!  I'm Mrs. Calcaneo and will be your Cougar's teacher this year for English I.  I'm excited to be here!
We are currently reviewing inference and will move on to reading some short story pieces next week.  Upcoming will be a test over short story elements which will also have a short answer question on it.  We will review how to answer a short answer question in class so kids are prepared to succeed.  The date of the test will be forthcoming as soon as we nail down a date.  Harvey kind of put us in a tailspin!  Thanks for your patience and let's have a great year!
Mrs. C