Contemporary Literature





6/11:  Finals 1 & 2
6/10: Finals 3,4 &5--Present during final period
6/9:  Present

6/6:  Work Day
6/5:  Work day
6/4:  Work Day
6/3:  Work Day
6/2:  Intro to final project

5/30:  Speaking assessment #3
5/29:  Work day to prepare for final speaking assessment
5/28:  Theme assessment #3
5/27:  Group #5 & #6 Presentations.
5/26:  Memorial day-No School


5/23:  Period 4 read: "Games at Twilight" and "Through the Tunnel"  Period 5 read: "Games at Twilight" and "The Secret Lion"
5/22:  Group #3 and #4 presentations. 
5/21: Group #2 Presentations.  Period 4 read: " Seventeen Syllables" and "The Secret Lion"  Period 5 read: "Marigolds" and " Seventeen Syllables"
5/20:  Group#1 presentations.  Period 4 read: As the Night the Day"  Period 5 read: "Through the Tunnel"
5/19:  Work Day.  Period 4 read: "Marigolds"  Period 5 read "As the night the Day"

5/16:  Intro to final unit.  Work Day
5/15:  Speaking Assessment #2
5/14: Theme Assessment #2.  Prepare for Speaking Assessment
5/13: Chapter lead in activity.  Read chapters 23-end
5/12: Discussion.  Theme activity.  Read chapters 21-22

5/9: Carousel Graffiti.  Read Chapters 19-20
5/8:  Writing Assessment #3.  In class essay.  Read chapters17-18
5/7: Discuss chapters 13-14.  Snippet Activity.  Read Chapters 15-16
5/6:  Discuss chapters 11/12.  Character activity.  Read chapters 13-14
5/5:  Discuss chapters 7-10.  Commentary practice. Read chapters 11-12.

5/2:  Conferences=No school
5/1: Discuss chapters 5 & 6.  Read chapters 7-10
4/30: Present coyote stories.  Discuss chapters 3 & 4.  Read chapters 5 & 6
4/29: Discuss chapters 1 & 2.  Coyote stories and in class activity.  Read chapters 3 & 4
4/28: SLOB Essay Due.  Check out Ricochet River.  Read chapters 1-2.  Intro to novel and Celilo Falls video.

4/25: Speaking Assessment #1
4/24:  Work on take home essay- Writing Assessment #2.  Due on Monday 4/28.
4/23: Theme Assessment #1.  Prepare for speaking assessment.  Read 14
4/22: Theme Activity. Look at writing example. Read chapter 13
4/21: Discuss 10-11.  Bee Activity #2.  Read chapter 12

4/18:  ER.  Bee activity.  Read chapters 11&12
4/17:  Writing week
4/16: Writing week
4/15:  Writing week
4/14:  Discuss chapters 8 & 9.  Intro to writing week.

4/11: Intro paragraph practice and thesis practice.  Read chapters 8-9
4/10: Character activity.  Read chapter 7
4/9: Setting activity.  Read chapters 5 & 6
4/8:  Discuss chapters 1 & 2.  Read chapters 3 & 4
4/7:  Civil Rights activity.  Read chapter 2

4/4:  Check out The Secret Life of Bees.  Read Chapter 1
4/3: Writing Assessment #1 (Theme, cite, writing standards)
4/2: Review all short stories and techniques.  Review essay writing.
4/1: Read "The Initiation"  Complete activity
3/31:  No School. Professional Development Day.

3/21:  Writing activity
3/20:  Read "Teenage Wasteland"  Complete activity
3/19:  Read "The Cave"  Complete activity
3/18: ACT Testing day.  No school for seniors!!
3/17: Syllabus.  Read "The Lie"  Complete activity

 




Presentations Stories








Short Story Unit

"The Lie"
"The Cave"
"Teenage Wasteland"
"The Initiation"