Gateway English - Block 2

8/30 - Parent Letter (Have parents read Prospectus and other materials. Return slip.) - 
          due Fri.
        - Bring in Wonder project - Fri.
        - Have all supplies needed for class - Tuesday
        - Bring $/Order Form for vocabulary program (Optional) - 9/8
9/2 - PersonalLetter (typed) - Tuesday
9/6 - Bring Independent Reading Book - Thursday
9/9 - Independent Book Project - Due 10/26
              New IBP Instructions.docx
      - Read book for 20 minutes daily
9/12 - Short Answer Response on The Use of Force (typed) - Thurs. 
        - Continue working on Independent Book Project - due 10/26
9/19 - Research 5 facts on The Great Depression and 5 facts on the Dust Bowl.  Cite 
          properly using MLA.  Must be typed - due tom.
9/22 - Finish Ch. 1 Of Mice and Men Questions - tom. 
           Work on IBP - 10/26
9/23 - Finish reading Ch. 2 in Of Mice and Men and answer Ch. 2 Questions - Thurs. 
        - Work on Ind. Book Project - due 10/26
9/27 - Study Vocabulary Test - tom
        -  Finish reading Ch. 2 in Of Mice and Men - answer Ch. 2 Questions and complete 
          found poem on 1st two paragraphs- Thurs. 
        - Work on Ind. Book Project - due 10/26
10/3 - Finish Vocabulary Posters - tom.
        - Work on IBP - 10/26
10/6 - Read CH. 4 and Complete Ch. 4 Annotations - Tues.
10/11 - Study - Vocab. Test - tom
          - Finish Symbol SAR - Thursday
          - Independent Book Project - 10/26
10/14 - Finish reading p. 97-98 in OMAM
          - Work on IBP - tom
10/19 - Socratic Seminar Prep. Packet - tom.
                      Prep Packet               
          - IBP - due next Wed.
10/20 - Socractic Seminar Reflection - tom.
               Reflection
          - Ind. Book Project - Wednesday
10/21 - Outline or Organizer - Monday
          - Independent Book Project - Wednesday
10/26 - 1st Draft Lit. Analysis Essay - tom.
11/1- Bring in a new Independent reading book for Monday
11/16 - Study - Vocabulary Test Monday
         - Read - Independent Book Project Due 12/19
11/28 - Personal Narrative Essay - Organizer or Outline - tom
           Independent Book Project - 12/19
11/29 - First Draft Personal Narrative Essay - Due Thursday
12/1 - 2nd Draft Personal Narrative Essay - Due Tuesday
        - IBP - Due 12/19
12/6 - Final Draft - Thursday
        - IBP - 12/19
12/13 - Vocabulary Test - tom
          - Independent Book Project - Monday
12/20 -  R + J Study Guide - tom
12/21 - Sonnet - tom. 
1/6 - Love/Hate Poster - Monday
1/9 - LIterary Term Review Worksheet - tom
1/10- Portfolio Reflection Letter - Due Friday


Final Exam Schedule: 
Tuesday - Review 
Wednesday Block 1 Exam 8:00 - 10:00
                    Block 2 Exam 10:30 - 12:30
Thursday Block 3 Exam 8:00 - 10:00
                    Block 4 Exam 10:30 - 12:30
Friday  Block 5 Exam 8:00 - 10:00
                    Block 6 Exam 10:30 - 12:30
Monday - Competency Recovery Day

Tuesday - Semester II Starts

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1/25 - Find new independent reading book - Monday
1/30 - Independent Book Project - March 14th
1/31 - Critique - Friday
        - Work on poem
2/3 - TKAM - Read Ch. 1-3 and answer questions - Monday
      - Watsons - Read Ch. 1 and answer questions - Monday
      - Work on poem - 10 minutes daily
2/5 -  TKAM - Read Ch. 4-6 and annotations - Thursday
      - Watsons - Read Ch. 2-3 and annotations - Thursday
      - Work on poem - 10 minutes daily
 2/9 - TKAM - Read Ch. 7-9 and annotations - Monday
        - Watsons - Read Ch. 4 and annotations - Monday
2/13 - TKAM - Read Ch. 10 + 11 and annotations - Thurs.
        - Watsons - Read Ch. 5 + 6 and annotations - Thurs.
2/27 - Watson - Read Ch. 7 And annotations - Monday
3/22 - 1st Draft Ch. Analysis Essay - Friday
        - Watsons CH. 14 and Key Passage / TKam CH. 24 -28 and Key Passages - Fri
       - Bring New Ind Book - Monday

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