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CP English 11: Term 1 Archive of  Weekly Syllabi


Below is a list of assignments and assessments completed thus far in the current marking period.

If you missed a class or an assignment, this archive, along with your X2 online grade report, will give you the opportunity to discover what you missed. It will also provide with the resources to complete all the work that can possibly be completed outside of class. 

 

Past Weekly Syllabi

Dates

Welcome to Junior Year

In-Class:

  • Introduction to CP English 11– a tech-rich adventure!
  • Explore in-class and digital resources on our class website.
  • Log-on to Edmodo and join class.
  • Complete “Dear Mrs. Juster” letter. What’s that? Let me explain. What’s most important to me right now is that I get to know each of you as a learner and a person. This will help me shape our lessons and our time together to best fit you and your needs.
  • To accomplish this goal, I want you to write me, Mrs. Juster, a letter. Log-on to your LondonderryApps Google Drive and look in the “Shared with Me” section to access this assignment. Begin your letter with today’s date and the words “Dear Mrs. Juster”.  End the letter with “Sincerely” and your name. What goes in the middle? Here’s what I want to discover when I read your letter: 
    • Who are you?
    • What would you like me to call you (such as a nickname)?
    • What do you like to do when you’re not in school?
    • What do you want to know about me?
    • What do you want to know about the course?

Homework:

  • Complete work not completed in class.
  • Take home literature textbook – to be returned in June.
  • Work with mom/dad to complete the "Get Connected" assignment.

Welcome to Junior Year

In-Class:

  • Troubleshoot problems with Edmodo.
  • Complete mini-poster response to John Kiernan’s assertion: “I am a part of all I have read”. (Follow in-class directions).
  • Log-on to your Londonderry Google-Apps.
  • Create a folder for your work in English class this semester.
  • Move “Dear Mrs. Juster” letter from “Shared with Me” to the folder you just created.
  • Learn about and explore your Digital Semester Portfolio.
  • Discuss setting Personal Academic Goals.
  • Begin to follow the directions embedded on each blue slide in your digital semester portfolio to add personal academic goals to your portfolio.

Homework: Complete portfolio work started in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible.
  • Learn how to create a viewer's response and journal.
  • Begin exploring the text of the play (p. 1257 in lit. book).
  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Respond to The Crucible with your viewer's response/journal entry:
    • Entry # 1- Notes 
  • Note: We’ll be completing this response digitally. Your response/journal has been shared with you via Google-Apps.

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

 

No School: Labor Day Holiday Weekend

 

8/29/16

to

9/2/16

  

No School: Labor Day Holiday Weekend

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 1 Notes
    • Entry # 1 Prompt/Response

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.

  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 2 Notes
    • Entry # 2 Prompt/Response

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 3 Notes
    • Entry # 3 Prompt/Response

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 4 Notes

Homework: Complete work not completed in class. 

 

9/5/16

to

9/9/16

 

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 4 Notes
    • Entry # 4 Prompt/Response

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing, reading and discussing The Crucible.
  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible
  • Continue work on viewer's response/journal: 
    • Entry # 5 Notes
    • Entry # 5 Prompt/Response

Homework: Complete work not completed in class.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Click here to explore some of the many "text to text" connections and resources for The Crucible.
  • Discuss play/film as a whole -review viewing journals/prompt responses.

Homework: Review rubric for viewing journals. Update/complete viewing journal/response as needed. Note: This is officially due at the start of class tomorrow.  

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Prepare for essay test response:
  • Review essay test resources and criteria.

Homework:

  • Continue to prepare for essay test  by reviewing the script of the play and essay test resources and criteria.
  • Review rubric for viewing journals. Update/complete viewing journal/response as needed. Note: This is officially due at the start of class tomorrow.  

The Crucible

In-Class:

Homework:  Finish preparing for essay test response by reviewing completed viewing journals, the script of the play and the Maslin article. 

 

9/12/16

to 

9/16/16

The Crucible

In-Class:

Homework: Take a break! 

The Crucible

In-Class:

Homework: Take a break! 

The Natural

In-Class:

Homework: Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.

 

 

9/19/16

to

9/23/16

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.
  • Complete prompt/response for digital reader's response entry # 1
  • Introduction to our vocabulary builder and your options.
  • Begin work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 1 – 9/26 – 9/30).

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 1 – 9/26 – 9/30).

 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • PSAT/NMSQT Student Guide
  • PSAT is coming our way October 19thHere are some resources to help you get ready. 
  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 1 – 9/26 – 9/30).

 

The Natural

In-Class:

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 1 – 9/26 – 9/30).

 

Tracking Thoreau

In-Class:

Homework:

 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.
  • Complete prompt/response for digital reader's response entry # 2

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Last day to work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 1 – 9/26 – 9/30). 

 

9/26/16

to

9/30/16

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.
  • Click here to select a vocabulary builder focus for this week and then begin work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7).
  • Discuss field trip - see Edmodo for forms (print if necessary).

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7). 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7). 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Complete prompt/response for digital reader’s response entry # 3
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7). 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7). 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Finish working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 2 – 10/3 – 10/7). 

 

 

10/3/16

to

10/7/16

  

No School: Columbus Day Holiday 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.
  • Complete prompt/response for digital reader’s response entry # 4
  • Click here to select a vocabulary builder focus for this week and then begin work on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 3 – 10/11 – 10/14).

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class.
  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 3 – 10/11 – 10/14).

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.

Homework: 

  • Continue reading, discussing and responding to The Natural. See the reading and response schedule posted here.
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 3 – 10/11 – 10/14).

 

 The Natural

In-Class:

  • Discuss The Natural as a whole. 
  • Explore these links for The Natural and discover text connections and resources.
  • Complete prompt/response for digital reader’s response entry # 5.
  • Learn about reflection papers and discuss focus of upcoming reflection paper.
  • Begin viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.  

Homework: 

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.
  • Add to viewer’s response/journal for The Natural:
    • Add to Entry # 1 and complete prompt for Entry # 1.
    • Add to Entry #2 notes.

Homework: 

 

10/10/16

to

10/14/16

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Click here to select a vocabulary builder focus for week # 4.
  • Continue viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.
  • Add to viewer’s response/journal for The Natural:
  • Complete Entry # 2 and complete prompt for Entry # 2.

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class. 
  • Review/reflect on academic performance with X2 progress report and update semester portfolio by linking scored assignments.
  • Begin working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 4: 10/17 – 10/21).

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Continue viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.
  • Add to viewer’s response/journal for The Natural:
  • Complete Entry # 3 and complete prompt for Entry # 3.

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class. 
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 4: 10/17 – 10/21).

PSAT Day!

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Complete mini-poster response to The Martian by answering this question: When faced with a challenge, how do you "work the problem"? (Follow in-class directions.)
  • Continue viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.
  • Add to viewer’s response/journal for The Natural:
  • Complete Entry # 4 and complete prompt for Entry # 4.

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class. 
  • Continue working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 4: 10/17 – 10/21).

The Natural

In-Class:

  • Finish viewing and responding to the film version of The Natural.
  • Add to viewer’s response/journal for The Natural:
  • Complete Entry # 4 and complete prompt for Entry # 4.

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class. 
  • Finish working on building your vocabulary (Vocab. Week # 4: 10/17 – 10/21). 

 

10/17/16

to

10/21/16

Writing Workshop

In-Class:

  • Finish watching and responding to The Natural.
  • Begin drafting reflection papers.
  • Learn about formatting guidelines for formal papers.
  • Discuss consolation and resolution.
  • Learn about Discovery Drafts- Exploring Ideas and Getting Your Thinking Down on Paper
  • To create your discovery draft, select an idea from your viewer’s response/journal and your digital reader’s response. Expand upon the idea you selected. Follow your ideas wherever they lead you. If you come to a dead end, choose another idea to expand upon. Follow this idea wherever it leads you. Repeat this process until you have filled a page with your thinking. 
  • Individual Writing Conferences.

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class.
  • There’s no vocabulary work this week. If you’d like some extra-credit/vocab credit recovery, you can do 30 minutes of Membean before 11:59 pm on Friday, 10/28.

 

Writing Workshop

In-Class:

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class.
  • There’s no vocabulary work this week. If you’d like some extra-credit/vocab credit recovery, you can do 30 minutes of Membean before 11:59 pm on Friday, 10/28.

Writing Workshop

In-Class:

  • Individual Writing Conferences.
  • Pair and share rough drafts.
  • Score rough drafts with the 5 traits of writing scoring rubric.
  • Use the results of your scoring to guide your editing/revision as you create a final draft.
  • Begin work on final draft of reflection paper - due before the end of class on Friday.
  • Note: This must be completed on the designated Google-Doc.

 

Homework: 

  • Complete work not completed in class.
  • There’s no vocabulary work this week. If you’d like some extra-credit/vocab credit recovery, you can do 30 minutes of Membean before 11:59 pm on Friday, 10/28.

The Crucible

In-Class:

  • Going on the field trip? You’ll see Abigail/1702 at the Merrimack Rep.
  • Staying here at LHS?  
  • You’ll explore Secrets of the Dead: The Witches Curse to discover what scientist believe may have been the real reason why Salem’s girls were afflicted by symptoms. Was it LSD? Click here to begin exploring the digital interactive resources and discover the answer. Click here to watch the video.

Homework: In class tomorrow, you’ll take part in a digital discussion using the X2 discussion board feature. In this discussion, you’ll respond to either Abigail/1702 or Secrets of the Dead: The Witches Curse.

Writing Workshop

Last Day of Term 1/Fall Semester

 

In-Class:

  • Go to X2 discussion board- respond to either Abigail/1702 or Secrets of the Dead: The Witches Curse.
  • Individual Writing Conferences.
  • Finish work on final draft of reflection paper - due before the end of class today.
  • Note: This must be completed on the designated Google-Doc.

 

Homework: There’s no vocabulary work this week. If you’d like some extra-credit/vocab credit recovery, you can do 30 minutes of Membean before 11:59 pm tonight.

 

 

10/24/16

to

10/28/2016