Monday, September 3, 2018

This Week in MzT's Classroom 9/4/18

How thrilling, Grades 11 is time traveling to Early America and Grade 12 through the history of the English Language.
Grades 7, 8, 9, and 10 are reading some of the greatest short stories ever! 

Tuesday 9/4/18 through Friday 9/7/18


Grade 12
Tuesday: Review notes from Icarus and Phaethon developing a suitable outline for a Compare and Contrast Essay.
Wednesday: Write a Compare and Contrast Essay using notes from Icarus and Phaethon.
Thursday: Take notes from Lecture on the History of the English Language.
HW Develop timeline for the History of the English Language. Write a summary using notes.
Friday: Identify and discuss the main groups to invade England prior to the Normans.


Grade 11
Tuesday: Review notes from Icarus and Phaethon developing a suitable outline for a Compare and Contrast Essay.
Wednesday: Write a Compare and Contrast Essay using notes from Icarus and Phaethon.
Thursday: Take notes from Lecture on the History of the English Language.
HW Develop timeline for the Early American Literature. Write a summary from notes.
Friday: Identify and discuss the main events and groups of Early American Literature up to the American Revolution.


Grade 10
Tuesday: Review notes from Icarus and Phaethon developing a suitable outline for a Compare and Contrast Essay.
Wednesday: Write a Compare and Contrast Essay using notes from Icarus and Phaethon.
Thursday: Introduction to Edgar Alan Poe; the short story "Masque of the Red Death."
HW Answer Read and Respond questions; plot diagram.
Friday: Finish reading story in class. Discuss and complete plot diagram. Write summary of story using plot diagram.





Grade 9
Tuesday:  Take notes on Short Story and review punctuation. Introduction to Nathaniel Hawthorn.
Wednesday: Introduction to "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment."
Thursday: Read story aloud in class. Plot diagram, discuss the meaning of the story.
HW Answer Read and Respond questions. Write summary of notes.
Friday: Finish reading story, and answer questions. Fill in plot diagram. Write summary of story using plot diagram.


Grade 8

Tuesday:  Take notes on Short Story and review punctuation. Introduction to Jack London.
Wednesday: Introduction to "Bank of the Sacramento."
Thursday: Read story aloud in class. Plot diagram, discuss the meaning of the story.
HW Answer Read and Respond questions. Write summary of notes.
Friday: Finish reading story, and answer questions. Fill in plot diagram. Write summary of story using plot diagram.



Grade 7

Tuesday:  Take notes on Short Story and review punctuation. Introduction to Rudyard Kipling.
Wednesday: Introduction to "Rikki Tikki Tavi."
Thursday: Read story aloud in class. Plot diagram, discuss the meaning of the story.
HW Answer Read and Respond questions. Write summary of notes.
Friday: Finish reading story, and answer questions. Fill in plot diagram. Write summary of story using plot diagram.





Attention Grades 10, 11, and 12! 
If you have not read the short stories the lower grades are reading, you can use these free reading sites to do so. Each story is a classic, each author is vital to your background as a literate person.

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