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how to calculate your reading pace:

#of pgs. read in 10 mins. x 6= # of pgs/hour,

# of pgs./ hour x 2= # of pgs./week, <----------STOP HERE IF YOU'RE JUST RECALCULATING FOR A NEW BOOK..

#of pgs./week x 18/200= # of books/semester

EX: 10 pages in 10 minutes...
10x6=60
60x2=120
120x18=2,160
2,160/200=10.8 (11 books!)

ENGLISH 12Passion Project Blog Link (click this link and then "student blogs" to access your peers' blogs)Blog URLs
SPRING SEMESTER COURSE OUTLINE

8/14/2014
prep. for next time: get 5 dividers for this class only. Start thinking about what book you will start reading!

8/18/2014
  • take roll
  • library:
  1. book speed dating! Find a book you might want to read!
  2. technology time! Sign up for programs and fill out forms for me to help you! Click below on your class period:
per. 2
per. 4
prep. for next time: bring materials listed in course outline and your FUN reading book and course outline sheet filled out!

8/20/2014
  • book talks
  • FUN reading!
  • looking at narrative: read "One Step at a Time"
  1. talk with text and use rhetorical square to determine author's audience, purpose, message and voice (tone)
  2. use rubric to determine what makes this "good story"
prep. for next time: watch "What makes good story?" Take notes and answer embedded questions and keep in "notes" section of binder

8/22/2014
  1. analyze using narrative common core rubric
  2. What makes this "good story"?
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

8/26/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • book talk (unSpun by Brooks and Hall Jamieson)
  • sentence study #2 (see attachment from 8/22)
  • complete rhetorical analysis organizer from last class
  • discuss message and strategies
  • begin organizing ideas for your own rhetorical analysis of "The Right to the Streets of Memphis"
prep. for next time: complete organizer and be ready to write!

8/28/2014 (minimum day)
writing in groups:
  1. discuss/refresh ideas about text on organizer
  2. decide how to tackle writing the essay as a group
  3. write!
prep. for next time: complete entire essay! each group member--PRINT OUT and bring to class!

9/02/2014
prep. for next time: revise essay before next class.

9/04/2014
prep. for next time: complete Class Picture writing for next time :)

9/08/2014
  1. 1st read: talk to text (thoughts, questions, comments)
  2. 2nd read: rhetorical square (purpose, audience, message, voice)
  3. discuss: agree? disagree?
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

09/10/2014
prep. for next time: submit to Turn It In BEFORE you come to class Friday.

09/12/2014
FUN reading!
  1. review "Good Reader" notes
  2. survey text: find at least four words you need help understand, use the context around them to define next to the word on the text.
  3. as you read: talk with your text like a good reader and be prepared to explain his argument and give evidence to support your ideas.
prep. for next time: complete analyzing Graff's argument, reasons and use of evidence and respond to reflective question based on his argument.

09/16/2014
prep. for next time: gather ideas for Socratic Seminar discussion

09/18/2014
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

09/22/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • Classical Roots 1a (see attachment from 9/18)
  • College Personal Statement prompt (what is the task? What does the rubric say? look at narrative rubric also)
  • quick write: "moments that I hold on to:" trace your hand on a paper and fill it with important memories from your life. This will help you to brainstorm ideas for your narrative.
  • read "Reaching New Heights"
  1. analyze rhetoric: what makes this "good story"? What would you like to try?
  • start writing!!
prep. for next time: create a new Google doc and title: last name, CPS. Put it in your Eng12 folder so I can see it!

09/24/2014
  • FUN reading
  • CR 1b (see attachment from 9/18)
  • discuss "Reaching New Heights": what works? what style would you like to try in your essay?
  • listen to Georgetown admissions counselor on "This American Life"
  1. notes: Dos and Don'ts of college applications
  • write!
prep. for next time: complete your CPS in Google, PRINT OUT and bring to class next time.

09/26/2014
prep. for next time: complete CPS in Google by Thurs., Oct. 2

09/30/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • Classical Roots 1c
  • Identity:
  1. Define "identity"
  2. What is your identity?
  3. What makes you who you are?
  4. Who shapes your identity more...your family or friends?
  • revising CPS
prep. for next time: finish CPS revisions in Google (do not need to print)

10/02/2014
  1. analyze magazine images
  2. write your argument
prep. for next time: finish argument and FUN reading!

10/08/2014
during documentary...conferencing with Mrs. O'Shea about CPS.
prep. for next time: FUN reading and revise CPS. Submit final draft to Turn It In by Oct. 16

10/10/2014
  • FUN reading
  • Classical Roots quiz
  • watch video clip of Living Barbie doll (take notes)
  • quick write: Why do people care about outer appearance? Should we? Why?
  • read "15-yr-old human Barbie..."
prep. for next time: do a 2nd read and complete rhetorical square, work on CPS (due Oct. 16)

10/14/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • finish discussing Living Doll article (collecting back sheet with rhetorical square)
  • finish watching American Teen (take notes and write about identity)
prep. for next time: complete CPS revision and submit to Turn It In

10/16/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • quick write: What do you think about the saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover"?
  • listen to/read "In Hashtag Protest 'Black Twitter' Shows Its Strength" (what is the argument? Agree/disagree?)
  • Socratic Seminar
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

10/20/2014
prep. for next time: start gathering more ideas and sources for your argument.

10/22/2014

  1. rhetorical square
  2. How can you use this as evidence to support your argument? What would you paraphrase? What would you quote directly?
  • writing argument:
  1. solidify your claim and reasons
  2. gather evidence: looking for relevant information in articles and searching for your own credible source
prep. for next time: continue research and start writing argument (create new Google Doc titled "last name, identity"

10/24/2014
  1. continue research for your credible source
  2. start writing!
prep. for next time: print out, talk with and bring in your credible source for me to check! Write at least your 1st reason of your argument for next time.

10/28/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • sentence study #8
  • using quotations, paraphrasing and summaries
  • write!!
prep. for next time: write entire argument in Google Doc for peer review next time!

10/30/2014
prep. for next time: continue writing argument in Google. Needs to be completed for Mrs. O'Shea by Nov. 5, no need to print out.

11/03/2014
  1. claim?
  2. evidence?
  3. counter?
  4. VOICE and STYLE! STORY!
  • write!! revise...add, delete, change, rearrange!
prep. for next time: complete argument in Google Docs, annotated works cited page (3-5 pages not counting works cited y'all!)

11/05/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • sentence study practice: find evidence of the following in your identity argument and highlight for me to see. If you can't find it, rewrite sentences to reflect these skills: 1) a sentence with parallel structure, 2) a sentence that begins with a dependent clause before the subject.
  • Q1 reading reflection
  • quick write: Why is gender significant in our society?
prep. for next time: sentence study quiz next time! FUN reading!

11/07/2014
  1. what is the message for each?
prep. for next time: finish questions on song and poem

11/12/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • Marlboro Man image--quick write: How does this image portray men? Do you agree with the message or not? Why?
  • read "Being a Man"
  1. how does his use the three appeals?
  2. What is his argument?
prep. for next time: complete organizer if necessary

11/14/2014
  1. rhetorical square: argument, audience, purpose, voice
  2. what are the "marks" of a women?
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

11/18/2014
FUN reading!
Classical Roots 2a
finish "marks of a woman" and share ideas
evaluate websites: gender specific? Why? Credibility of the websites?
The Proper Lady
The Art of Manliness
prep. for next time: FUN reading!

11/20/2014 (per. 2: Disaster Drill at 9:15)
revising argument essay:
  1. look at/discuss example essay
  2. review Mrs. O'Shea's comments on rubric and in Google
  3. revise!: add, delete, rearrange
prep. for next time: submit revised argument to Turn It In by Wed., Nov. 26

11/21/2014
prep. for next time: submit revised argument essay to Turn It In

11/26/2014
  • FUN reading
  • Classical Roots 2c
  • advertising and gender roles:
  1. look at print and TV ads
  2. what does each ad say about the two different genders?
  3. how do these ads overall portray gender roles in our society?
prep. for next time: be THANKFUL! :) and FUN reading!

12/02/2014
prep. for next time: RESEARCH!!

12/04/2014
  • FUN reading!
  • Classical Roots review (trade and grade)...quiz next time!!
  • gender and advertising research project
  1. research
  2. discuss findings
prep. for next time: study for Classical Roots quiz using quizlet! bring in printed out and talked to sources next time!

12/08/2014
  • FUN reading! (checking research)
  • Classical Roots quiz #2
  • gender and advertising research project:
  1. share research with group
  2. discuss and take notes on findings
  3. start preparing presentation
prep. for next time: reading portion of final next time. Continue working on presentation.

12/10/2014
  • final reading assessment
  1. demonstrating knowledge of rhetorical analysis
  • gender and advertising research project:
  1. share research with group
  2. discuss and take notes on findings
  3. finish presentation
  4. practice!!
prep. for next time: presentations due, share with Mrs. O'Shea!

12/12/2014
presentations!!
prep. for next time: go over identity essay in Turn It In and be prepared to complete a reflection in class during the final time.

12/18/2014
Identity essay reflection
submit to Turn It In reflection assignment
Have a great break!!

01/12/2015
  • take roll
  • what will you read this semester?? Check out Goodreads.com. In the notes section of your binder or in your phone, make a list of at least 5 books you would like to read this semester. I will be checking it!!
  • library visit for book dating!
  • I Am poem (after filling in and creating the poem, create a Google Doc, title: last name, I Am poem, copy and paste the poem and share it with me, joshea@hartdistrict.org)
prep. for next time: make sure you have your FUN reading book and are excited to start talking about the Passion Project!

01/14/2015
prep. for next time: prepare your mind to be blown by the Passion Project!!

01/16/2015
per. 2 emails
per. 4 emails
prep. for next time: start Passion Project!! GO!!!

01/21/2015
  1. take notes
  2. what is the message?
  3. what is your stance on the topic?
prep. for next time: complete blog setup for Passion Project!

01/23/2014
prep. for next time: make sure you're blogging and researching! First blog and comments due next 20 Time.

01/27/2015
prep. for next time: complete summary/response on Ebert article

01/29/2015
  • FUN reading!
  • sentence study #4 (see attachment on 01/14)
  • quickwrite: How would Ebert respond to our essential question?
  • read Hamlet's soliloquy: interpret and respond: how would Hamlet respond to our EQs?
prep. for next time: start gathering ideas and research for your argument essay.

02/02/2015
prep. for next time: complete evaluation chart for next time and spend some time developing your ideas for your argument essay

02/04/2015
  • FUN reading!
  • possessive noun practice (quiz on Tuesday)
  • discuss validity of Facebook article (collecting chart from last time)
  1. evaluate other texts we've read in class. Can you use those for your argument?
  1. solidify your claim and thesis
  2. look for sources that you can use for your argument
prep. for next time: On Tuesday, bring in at least 3 sources you can use for your argument
complete first blog for Passion Project!

02/06/2015
prep. for next time: study for Possessive Nouns Quiz!! bring in your 3 sources to use for your argument essay.

02/10/2015
  1. whole-class organizing party!
  2. research
  3. write
prep. for next time: have a 1st draft for next time!

02/12/2015
FUN reading!
We are writing argument!!
analyzing structure of examples
evaluating sources that we can add or what we need to take out
What is Happiness?
The American Nightmare
Study on happiness and suicide rates
The Expectation Trap
prep. for next time: have your 2nd (much better) draft ready in Google for peer review

02/18/2015
  1. make blog public
  2. work on pitch...practice!
prep. for next time: essay due. Submit to Turn It In by the end of the day on Friday :)

02/20/2015
20 TIME!
  • watch TED talk (evaluate on chart)
  • do your thing!
prep. for next time: finish argument essay by 11:59 pm today!

02/24/2015
prep. for next time: work on Passion Project!

02/26/2015
  • FUN reading!
  • Classical Roots lesson 13a
  • Reading Assessment: What is the Value of a Human Life? (if absent, see me to complete)
  • read "At Death's Window" by Anne Lamott
  • Socratic seminar: What makes a life worth living?
prep. for next time: Passion Project, next blog due March 6, and FUN reading!

03/02/2015
prep. for next time: gather ideas for speech, work on Passion Project and blog!

03/04/2015
prep. for next time:start a new Google Doc, title "last name, grad speech" and start writing! Passion Project blog due Friday :)

03/10/2015
prep. for next time: complete first draft of speech in Google for Thursday

03/12/2015
  1. which do you like best? Why?
  2. What are he threads running through these speeches?
  3. What would you like to try in your speech?
  • write!!
prep. for next time: completed speech for peer review on Monday

03/16/2015
prep. for next time: bring in your completed PRINTED OUT speech and be prepared to practice

03/20/2015
      • 20 TIME!! *
prep. for next time: submit AMAZING graduation speech to Turn It In

03/24/2015**
  • FUN reading!
  • watch TED talk (evaluate on TED talk form from Jan. 23)
  • two choices: continue to revise speech OR find a partner and practice giving speech.
prep. for next time: practice speech more!!

03/30/2015
graduation speeches!!
prep. for next time: be ready for YOUR speech :) FUN reading!

04/01/2015
graduation speeches!!
prep. for next time: complete Passion Project blog and have a goal and direction for 20 Time on Friday!

04/03/2015
20 TIME!
prep. for next time: work on your Passion Project over break! Reflect on your journey so far and think about how you will present to your audience :)

04/14/2015
prep. for next time: make sure you have step #1 completed and begin step #2...research! Be prepared to move forward on Thursday!

04/16/2015
  • read vignette genre: "Red Clown" (excerpt from House on Mango Street)
  • continue researching your topic (remember to keep track of your sources)
prep. for next time: bring in research--either print out 3 sources and talk to them OR take extensive notes on 3 sources and include citation so I know where you got your info, from.

04/20/2015
  • collecting research
  • guest speaker
  • discuss making genre choices based on intended message
prep. for next time: complete "checking in" chart in multi-genre prompt packet

04/22/2015
  1. How can social media be used for good?
  2. How can social media be detrimental to our society?
  • write!
prep. for next time: be prepared to work on Passion Project! Complete blog #6

04/24/2015
20 TIME!!
  • watch TED talk, Ron Gutman "The Hidden Power of Smiling": evaluate speaking and presentation skills
  • discuss storyboard for your talk (complete a storyboard by next 20 time. Presentations begin May 12)
prep. for next time: have genre drafts to work on in class. FINAL multi-genre paper due May 14.

04/30/2015
  • FUN reading!
  • sentence study # 3
  • genre: poetry (free verse, haiku, double-voice, found)
  • write! (peer review on May 6)
  • prep. for next time: keep writing! Have a draft of all genres and your research with you in class on Monday.

05/06/2015
prep. for next time: storyboard for Passion Project presentation

05/08/2015
20 TIME!
prep. for next time: first presentation on Tuesday!!

05/12/2015
prep. for next time: multi-genre research paper PRINTED OUT and turned in Tuesday!

05/14/2015
  • collecting multi-genre research paper
  • Passion Project Presentations!

05/18/2015
  • Passion Project presentations
  • fixing works cited pages
prep. for next time: bring back my books and be ready to review the year and talk about your final exam taking place on Friday!

0520/2015
prep. for next time: bring my books, be ready for your final!

05/22/2015
collecting senior tribute letter
FINAL EXAM
giving back multi-genre paper
prep. for next time: live a productive life.