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Miss a day in my class? Here you find links to your makeup work. Assignments are organized according to the unit we are working on and the date. Find the date that you missed my class and click on the appropriate link. Important dates are in red.

 

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QUARTER 1

  • Welcome to English II (Aug. 18, 25-Sept 5) 
  • Narrative Elements (Sept. 10-19) 
  • Advertising in American Culture (Sept. 22-Oct. 10) 
  • Library Resources (Oct. 13-14)
  • Achieving "Real Genius" (Oct. 16-21) 

Special Materials Used

  • Elements of Literature
  • Holt Reader
  • Atlas, almanac, dictionary, thesaurus
  • "Real Genius" Movie

 

QUARTER 2

  • Poetry for Potatoes (Oct. 22-Nov. 5)
  • NOVEL <--> "Johnny Got His Gun." (Nov. 6-Dec. 12)
  • Midterm Exams (Dec. 15-19)
  • The 5-Paragraph Essay (Jan. 5-16) 

Special Materials Used 

  • Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo.
  • Johnny Got His Gun the movie (PG version).

 

QUARTER 3

  • Elements of a Fairy Tale (Jan. 20-24)
  • Non-Fiction Stories (Jan. 26-Feb.6)
  • FCAT WRITES! WEEK (Feb. 9-13)
  • FCAT Bootcamp Week (Feb. 17-Mar. 6)
  • FCAT EXAM (Mar. 10-13)
  • NOVEL <--> "The Time Machine." (Mar. 16-27)

Special Materials Used 

  • Grimm's Fairy Tales
  • Elements of Literature
  • Hampton's Personal Short Story Collection
  • The Time Machine by H.G. Wells.

 

QUARTER 4

  • NOVEL <--> "Night" (April 6-May 1)
  • PLAY <--> Shakespeare's, "Julius Caesar" (May 4-29)
  • COUNTY END OF COURSE EXAMS (June 1-3)

Special Materials Used

  • Night, Eli Wiesel
  • Julius Caesar, Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, August 18th

Welcome to English II! Today we went over our English II course objectives, materials required, etc. For a link to the course syllabus and parent letter, click here. Please return the parent letter by Wednesday next week (8/27) for extra credit.

HOMEWORK: Course materials (composition notebook, 3-ring binder, and notebook paper) are due no later than next Wednesday, August 27th. I will be checking for these materials during the first ten minutes of every period. No excuses!

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES--COME AND SEE ME.

 

Tuesday, August 19th-Friday, August 22nd

SCHOOL CANCELLED (TROPICAL STORM FAY) 

 

Monday, August 25th

CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. Today we learned about color-coded (white/black) Powerpoint slides. We also watched a Powerpoint of Mr. Hampton's road to becoming a teacher. If time remained, students were asked to write down 5 questions to ask Mr. Hampton. THERE WILL BE A POP QUIZ TOMORROW ON MR. HAMPTON'S POWERPOINT.

MAKEUP NEEDED? LOOK AT POWERPOINT.

 

Tuesday, August 26th

POP QUIZ #1. Text book day is today. Please bring your schedule to receive your text books.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. COME AND SEE ME TO MAKE UP YOUR POP QUIZ. FOR TEXTBOOKS, SEE MRS. SALES IN THE TEXTBOOK ROOM BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL.

 

Wednesday, August 27th

MATERIALS DUE (3-RING BINDER, PAPER, COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK) TODAY. PARENT LETTER IS ALSO DUE. Today, students were exposed to some "moral fiber" questions, such as Heinz Dilemma, The Eloping Brother, and "Killing: What is it good for?" CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT.

HOMEWORK: BRING A PENCIL (NOT A PEN!) TO CLASS ON THURS (1, 3 PERIOD) OR FRI (2, 4, 6 PERIOD)

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR YOUR MATERIALS, SEE ME ASAP. YOU ALSO NEED TO GET THE NOTES FROM SOMEONE!

 

Thursday, August 28th/Friday, August 29th

BENCHMARK EXAM. 

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. COME AND SEE ME TO MAKE UP YOUR BENCHMARK EXAM.

 

Tuesday, September 2nd

 

Students learned about the benefits of different reading strategies--specifically, "the Hampton stop and talk," "the Hampton stop and write," color marking, written conversations, star cards, and story world projects by taking notes in their composition notebooks. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT.

 

MAKE UP NEEDED? YES. WARM UP/NOTES IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK.

 

Wednesday, September 3rd

 

Students learned about the NMHS Reading Race when Ms. Carr came in to speak for the first 10 minutes of every class. After her presentation, students continued their notes from the previous day about reading strategies, with focus being shifted to the UNRAAVEL strategy for FCAT testing. Notes were taken in composition notebooks. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. There will be a Pop Quiz tomorrow on reading strategies.

 

MAKE UP NEEDED? YES. WARM UP/NOTES IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK.

 

Thursday, September 4th/Friday, September 5th

 

POP QUIZ #2. Students learned about the FCAT Writes! by taking notes in their composition notebooks. Afterwards, students had the opportunity to learn how to hollistically/analytically score students papers in groups.

CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT

CLICK HERE FOR THE WORKSHEET (turn this in)

CLICK HERE FOR THE 4 ESSAYS

 

MAKE UP NEEDED? YES. NOTES IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK AND WORKSHEET DONE IN GROUPS.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Demand Writing #1.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. COME AND SEE ME TO GET YOUR PROMPT.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Students took notes on fiction vs. non-fiction, as well as the elements of fiction. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. Freytag's triangle was heavily used and a worksheet was passed out. CLICK HERE FOR THE WORKSHEET. Students then had the opportunity to see the 4 elements of Freytag by watching clips from the 1980's movie "Labyrinth." Worksheet will not be collected until the end of Thurs/Fri. There will be a pop quiz tomorrow.

MAKE UP NEEDED? YES. WARM UP/NOTES IN NOTEBOOK AND CLIPS FROM "LABYRINTH" ON WORKSHEET.

 

Thursday, Sept. 11/Friday, Sept 12

Pop Quiz #3. Students continued watching elements of Freytag's triangle--specifically, "The Freak," "No time for nuts," and the short story, "What Happened During the Ice Storm." DUE TO COPYRIGHT VIOLATION, I CANNOT POST THE VIDEO CLIPS. PLEASE COME AND SEE ME BEFORE SCHOOL TO WATCH IT. The worksheet was then collected. Students then took notes on characterization--specifically indirect vs. direct, and stock characters. You can click here for the Powerpoint. Students then watched a brief clip from "Breakfast Club." Students then read the short story, "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan highlighting some major chararizations. Our day ending with the "Colts Engaged in Reading" challenge by reading our book for this semester, "Necessary Roughness."

MAKEUP NEEDED? NOTES IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK. WORKSHEET WAS FINISHED.

 

Monday, Sept. 15

Students took notes today on setting and POV with many examples given. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. Two clips showcasing POV were shown. If you wish to view them, please see me at least 20 minutes before 1st period. If time permitted, classes started reading "Two Kinds" in their textbooks (found on pg. 93).

MAKEUP NEEDED? WARM UP AND NOTES IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16

FCA #1

MAKEUP NEEDED? COME AND SEE ME BEFORE FRIDAY TO MAKE UP YOUR FCA.

 

Wednesday Sept. 17

Early Release Day.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO

 

Thursday, Sept. 18/Friday, Sept. 19

Seating charts for classes. Holt reader books were also passed out. You are to bring the Holt Reader to class EVERYDAY, just like your composition notebook. Classes began by finishing reviewing over point of view and finishing "Two Kinds." CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. After finishing the short story, students were given 30 minutes to re-write "Two Kinds" from the mother's point of view. Format is to be 4 journal entries, modeled after the 4 elements of Freytag. After handing this in, we reviewed over FCA #1 with heavy emphasis on using DETAILS from the text. The last 5 minutes of class, we handed back graded papers.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YOU NEED A HOLT READER. FINISH READING "TWO KINDS" ON YOUR OWN. COME AND SEE ME FOR INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOUR FIRST PROJECT.

 

Monday, Sept. 22

Students took notes on a Powerpoint about theme/author's purpose. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. The day ended with students working silently from Mastering FCAT workbooks on 2 stories.

MAKEUP NEEDED? TAKE NOTES. MASTERING FCAT: PG. 107-113, SHORT AND EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTIONS ONLY (NO MULTIPLE CHOICE)

 

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Students took notes on magazine advertising. CLICK HERE FOR THE POWERPOINT. After notes, students INDIVIDUALLY looked at magazines on the overhead projector, breaking them down into 4 components: Z-Line, DIRECT advertising, INDIRECT advertising, and opinions. CLICK HERE FOR THE WORKSHEET.

MAKEUP NEEDED? TAKE NOTES ON POWERPOINT. COME AND SEE ME FOR ADS. COMPLETE WORKSHEET.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Students took notes on stereotyping/bias/propaganda and then watched clips showcasing these types of propaganda. CLICK HERE FOR POWERPOINT. There will be a pop quiz tomorrow.

MAKEUP NEEDED? TAKE NOTES.

 

Thursday, Sept. 25/Friday, Sept. 25

POP QUIZ #4. Silent Reading (30-40 min). Students took notes on main idea concepts (CLICK HERE FOR POWERPOINT). To help illustrate theme/main idea, students listened to 5-7 songs, analyzing them for their purpose/main idea/theme.

MAKEUP NEEDED? MAKE UP POP QUIZ. TAKE NOTES. SONGS CANNOT BE POSTED BECAUSE OF COPYRIGHT LAWS. SEE ME FOR AN ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT.

 

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Monday, Sept. 29

Notes on organizational patterns. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Students worked in Mastering FCAT on pages 87-93, answering the SHORT/EXTENDED responses in their composition notebooks.

MAKEUP NEEDED? TAKE NOTES. MASTERING FCAT PG. 87-93, QUESTIONS #3, 5, 7, AND 8.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Warm up in notebook. Notes on compare and contrast. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Students then read "The Pedestrian" as a class in their Holt Readers. A Venn diagram was drawn by students and handed in at the end of class during the last 10 minutes. Homework was given out.

MAKEUP NEEDED? WARM UP IN NOTEBOOK. TAKE NOTES. READ "THE PEDESTRIAN" AND FINISH A VENN DIAGRAM COMPARING YOUR FUTURE WITH THE FUTURE PRESENTED IN "THE PEDESTRIAN."

HOMEWORK: PG. 60/61 IN HOLT READER FOR HOMEWORK AND VENN DIAGRAM.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 1

HOMEWORK COLLECTED. Warm up in notebook. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Students worked in Mastering FCAT on pages 90-94. There will be a POP QUIZ tomorrow.

MAKEUP NEEDED? WARM UP IN NOTEBOOK. COMPLETE ALL ANSWERS FROM PG. 94-97 IN MASTERING FCAT.

 

Thursday, Oct. 2/Friday, Oct. 3

POP QUIZ #5. SSR (30-40 minutes). Notes on additional organizational patterns (chronology, flashback, irony, inverted pyramid). CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Video clips about Irony were shown. Click here for a YOUTUBE video of the song "Ironic." Click here for the lyrics.

MAKEUP NEEDED? TAKE QUIZ. TAKE NOTES.

 

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Monday, Oct. 6

Warm up in composition notebook. Review of Irony. Students then read, "Where Have You Gone Charming Billy?" Students then answered questions on the powerpoint. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES/QUESTIONS.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP. TAKE NOTES. ANSWER QUESTIONS ON POWERPOINT.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 7

FCA #2

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Students participated in an FCA Scramble Review in groups.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE

 

Thursday, Oct. 9/Friday, Oct. 10

Warm up in composition notebook. Students then read, "The Cold Equations" and completed questions 1-5 at the end of the story in groups. If extra time permits, we read "The Book of Sand."

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP. READ "THE COLD EQUATIONS" IN YOUR TEXTBOOK. ANSWER QUESTIONS 1-5 AT END OF STORY. READ "THE BOOK OF SAND" IN TEXTBOOK.

 

Monday, Oct. 13

Warm up in notebook. Students took notes on types of validity/reliability and resources, including but not limited to a(n) dictionary, theseures, atlas, almanac, newspaper, magazine, encyclopedia, and the internet. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Students then got to see some non-relaible internet resources, such as Martinlutherking.org, the Flat Earth Society, and the Time Cube.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP. TAKE NOTES. LOOK AT LINKED WEBSITES TO HELP YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF INTERNET RESOURCES.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 14

Students today got hands-on experience working with resources by participating in a scavanger hunt with another classmate.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME FOR CREDIT.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 15

PSAT Testing (1-4 period)

MAKEUP NEEDED (6TH PERIOD ONLY)? SEE ME FOR CREDIT.

 

 

"I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates who said: I drank what?"

 

Thursday/Friday, Oct. 16th/17th

COMPOSITION NOTEBOOKS WERE COLLECTED AT THE BEGINING OF THE PERIOD.

Students started watching the 80's movie Real Genius. The last 15 minutes of class were reserved for filling in the short response worksheet handed out. The short response worksheet is made up of 8 questions, 6 of which need to be answered as you would an FCAT-style short response. CLICK HERE FOR THE WORKSHEET.

 

Monday, Oct. 20th

Students finished watching "Real Genius." Again, the last 15 minutes of class were reserved for filling out the short response worksheet.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE BELOW.

A) IF YOU WERE ABSENT FOR THE FIRST DAY THE MOVIE WAS SHOWN (Thursday/Friday), DO THE LAST THREE QUESTIONS.

B) IF YOU WERE ABSENT FOR THE LAST DAY OF THE MOVIE (Monday), THE FIRST THREE QUESTIONS.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 21

Today is a make up day. This is a chance for you to find out your grade and if anything can be turned in to raise it.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Introduction to poetry powerpoint. Students then worked in groups to try and solve a poem that has been shifted out of order. There will be a POP QUIZ tomorrow.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP/TAKE NOTES.

 

Thursday, Oct. 22

POP QUIZ #6. Students worked in groups again, this time to solve mystery poems.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME TO MAKE UP POP QUIZ.

 

Friday, Oct. 23

Students silent read for 20 minutes and received extra credit.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO.

 

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Monday, Oct. 27

 

SRI testing in all classes.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO

 

Tuesday, Oct. 28

 

FCA #3.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO

 

Wednesday, Oct. 29

Early Release Day. FILM CLUB ALSO MET DURING 2ND SESSION. Warm up in composition notebook on "first love." Click here for the powerpoint. Students then worked in their Mastering FCAT books on poetry, specifically page 26 ("Oranges") and then answered questions 48-54 verbally.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. COME SEE ME EARLY TO GET A MASTERING FCAT BOOK AND FINISH THE QUESTIONS.

 

Thursday, Oct. 30/Friday, October 31

Warm up in composition notebook. Click here for the notes. Students then then exposed to ekphrastic poetry, which is poetry written in response to a visual stimulus, such as a sculpture or painting. Students were exposed to 3 paintings and asked to write a poem to them--each created poem took no less than 7 minutes.

 

Picture 1.

 

Picture 2.

 

Picture 3.

 

After each 7 minute block of time, students were given approximately 5 minutes to share their poems with the class if they wished. After ekphrastic poetry came to an end, students then wrote another warm up in their notebook. Students then read "The Lottery" by Shirly Jackson as part of Mr. Hampton's scary story unit during Halloween.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. DO BOTH WARM UPS. WRITE 3 POEMS TO EACH OF THE 3 PICTURES ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER. Read "The Lottery" and answer the question at the end of the Powerpoint.

 

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Monday, Nov. 3

Mr. Hampton attended tech. training today and was not in school. The assignment left with the substitute was to read "By the waters of Babylon" in your textbook, which is found on pages 265-272. You were then supposed to answer questions 1-5 on a seperate sheet of paper and turn them into the box by the door.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. READ THE STORY AND COMPLETE QUESTIONS 1-5 AT THE END.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 4

1-4 periods: Today students were exposed to ekphrastic poetry with restrictions on syllable count--this is called SIJO poetry. Click here for notes. Students were asked to come up with 3 different sijo poems as part of the sijo poetry contest ($300 1st place--see here for competition details).

 

Inpsiration Picture 1

 

Inspiration Picture 2

 

Inspiration Picture 3

 

6 period: Finished ekphrastic poetry from last Friday and read "The Lottery."

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. TAKE NOTES AND CREATE 2 SIJO POEMS IN YOUR JOURNAL.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 5

1-4 periods: In order to boost FCA #3 understanding, students today did an FCA Scramble by working in groups and answering every multiple choice question, identifying the correct and incorrect answers on 2-4 sheets of paper.

6th period: Today students were exposed to ekphrastic poetry with restrictions on syllable count--this is called SIJO poetry. Students were asked to come up with 3 different sijo poems as part of the sijo poetry contest ($300 1st place). Students then voted on which sijo poem they liked the best per class.

MAKEUP NEEDED?

1-4 PERIODS: YES. SEE ME FOR FCA #3 AND ANSWER EVERY MUTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION WITH A 1-3 SENTENCE EXPLANATION FOR EVERY RIGHT AND WRONG ANSWER.

6 PERIOD: YES. CREATE 3 SIJO POEMS IN YOUR JOURNAL.

 

"For Democracy, Any Man Would Give His Only Begotten Son."

What Chapters Will We Read?

Chapters
Notes
1 WILL READ
2 WILL READ
3 WILL READ
4 WILL READ
5 WILL READ
6 OPTIONAL
7 OPTIONAL
8 WILL READ
9 WILL READ
10 OPTIONAL
11 OPTIONAL
12 WILL READ
13 WILL READ
14 WILL NOT READ
15 WILL READ
16 WILL READ
17 WILL READ
18 WILL READ
19 WILL READ
20 WILL READ

 

 

Thursday, Nov. 6/Friday, Nov. 7

Students began the day by taking notes on our new class novel, Johnny Got His Gun, which we will be reading for the next 3-4 weeks and then watching the movie adaptation in early December. Click here for the notes. After taking notes on Trumbo, World War I, flashback, and unreliable narrator, we began our lesson by listening to Metallica's "One," which is a loosely based adaptation of Johnny Got His Gun. Click here to download the song. After listening to the song and discussing the lyrics, the music video for "One" was shown and discussed--since Metallica decided to buy the rights to the original film. After the song, we assigned book numbers for each student and began reading the novel.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. DO WARM UP. TAKE NOTES. SEE ME TO GET A NOVEL BEFORE SCHOOL TO MAKE UP.

 

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CAUTION: HOMECOMING WEEK. PERIODS, ACTIVITIES, AND ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE SPORATICALLY UPDATED. SORRY FOR ANY CONFUSION.

 

Monday, Nov. 10

Warm up in notebook. Notes taken. CLICK HERE FOR NOTES. Read chapters of JGHG.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARMUP. TAKE NOTES.

Periods 1, 2: Read chapters 1, 2, and 3

Periods 3, 4, 6: Read chapters 1 and 3.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Warm up in notebook. Notes taken. Click here for notes. Read chapters of JGHG. 3rd period did the homecoming door decoration contest.

There will be a POP QUIZ tomorrow.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARMUP. TAKE NOTES (INCLUDING OPTIONAL SLIDE)

PERIODS 1, 2: Read chapters 2, 4

PERIOD 3: ON HOLD

PERIODS 4, 6: Read chapter 2

 

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Pop Quiz #7. Notes taken. Read chapters of JGHG. Click here for notes. 3rd period did the homecoming door decoration contest.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME FOR POP QUIZ. TAKE NOTES (INCLUDING OPTIONAL SLIDE)

PERIODS 1, 2: Read chapters 4, 5

PERIOD 3: ON HOLD

PERIODS 4, 6: Read chapter 4

 

Thursday, Nov. 13/Friday, Nov. 12

Due to homecoming activities, there are no activities planned for these days. See me personally if you're curious. Thanks!

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE.

 

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Monday, Nov. 17

Warm up in notebook. Notes taken. Click here for notes.

MAKEUP NEEEDED? DO WARM UP, TAKE NOTES.

PERIODS 1, 2: Read chapter 8

PERIOD 3: Read chapter 4

PERIODS 4, 6: Read chapter 5

 

Tuesday, Nov. 18

FCA #4

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE. 

 

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Warm up in notebook. Notes taken. Click here for notes.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP. TAKE NOTES.

PERIODS 1, 2: Read chapter 9

PERIOD 3: Read chapter 5

PERIODS 4, 6: Read chapter 8

HOMEWORK FOR 6TH HOUR: WRITE A 5-PARAGRAPH ESSAY ON THE FOLLOWING PROMPT--During free reading time, your English teacher frequently plays soft, calming music, which you would like to change. Decide what type of background music you would like played during this free reading time. Write to persuade your English teacher to play the type of music you prefer.

 

Thursday, Nov. 20/Friday, Nov. 21

Warm up in notebook. Notes taken on how to perform a body biography. Click here for the notes. Students then worked in groups of 2 to create a body biography for Joe Bonham. 

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP, TAKE NOTES. DRAW A BODY BIOGRAPHY ON JOE BONHAM ON A REGULAR SHEET OF PAPER AND GIVE IT TO ME.

 

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Monday, Nov. 24

Warm up in notebook. One slide of notes taken. Click here for notes.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO WARM UP. TAKE ONE SLIDE OF NOTES.

Periods 1, 2: Read chapter 11

Period 3: Read chapter 8

Periods 4, 6: Read chapter 9

 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 25

One slide of notes taken.Click here for notes.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DO ONE SLIDE OF NOTES. 

Periods 1, 2, 4, 6: Read chapter 12

Period 3: Chapter 9

 

Wednesday, Nov. 26

Periods 1-4 watched Disney's "Aladdin" to help their understanding on the Arabian Nights Tales for Scaggs class.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE.

 

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Monday, Dec. 1

Demand Writing #2. Click here for prompt.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. DO 5 PARAGRAPH ESSAY AND GIVE TO ME.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 2

MR. HAMPTON WAS SICK; SEE ME PERSONALLY FOR MAKE UP WORK.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 3

MR. HAMPTON WAS SICK; SEE ME PERSONALLY FOR MAKE UP WORK.

 

Thursday, Dec. 4/Friday, Dec. 5

Warm up in notebook. Preview/Review slides. Chapters 15, 16, 18, and 19 (Ch. 13 additionally for 3rd hour) read. Click here for notes.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. DO WARM UP, PREVIEW/REVIEW SLIDES NOTES. SEE NOTES ON POWERPOINT FOR QUESTIONS. ANSWER THEM IN COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK.

 

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Monday, Dec. 8

Warm up in notebook. Preview/Review slides taken. Click here for notes. Chapter 20 read. Questions answered alone and then given to another student to respond to.

MAKEUP NEEDED? YES. DO WARM UP, PREVIEW/REVIEW SLIDES. SEE NOTES FOR QUESTIONS. ANSWER THEM IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 9

 

FCA #5

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO

 

Wendesday, Dec. 10

Early Release Day.  JGHG the Movie (1970's version).

MAKEUP NEEDED? NONE.

 

Thursday, Dec. 11/Friday, Dec. 12

Warm up in notebook. JGHG the Movie was finished. Worksheet passed out for EXAM REVIEW. Click here.

MAKEUP NEEDED? DOWNLOAD STUDY GUIDE AND STUDY THIS WEEKEND!

 

 

Monday, Dec. 15

PSAT scores were handed out today. Today we went over what scores were necessary to attend community colleges and universities. The last minutes of class were devoted to taking notes on ludology.

MAKEUP NEEDED? COME GET YOUR PSAT SCORES. STUDY FOR EXAM.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 16

Periods 3, 4 exam.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME TO MAKE UP EXAM.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 17

Periods 2, 6 exam.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME TO MAKE UP EXAM.

 

Thursday, Dec. 18

Periods 1, 5 exam.

MAKEUP NEEDED? SEE ME TO MAKE UP EXAM.

 

Friday, Dec. 19

Early Release Day. We are watching a movie. Our ludology lesson has shifted to another date.

MAKEUP NEEDED? NO.

 

Monday, Jan. 5

Welcome back everyone. Today we spoke on refocusing our attention, as well as the looming deadlines we have ahead. Tomorrow starts our unit on the 5-paragraph essay--be prepared for your hand to hurt. Click here for my PP.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Today we began work on how to develop an introduction paragraph--the super awesome "word picture." Students practiced writing 2 types of introduction paragraphs. Click here for my PP.

HOMEWORK (3RD HOUR ONLY): Read "The First Seven Years" in your textbook.  Answer questions 1-6 on a sheet of paper. Due tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 7

HOMEWORK (3rd hour) due before class begins. Today students continued work on developing the "word picture" by practicing with harder prompts. Certain students got the unique pleasure of challenging Mr. Hampton to a "write-off." More details to follow in class. Click here for PP.

 

Thursday, Jan. 8

BENCHMARK EXAM. PLEASE SEE ME TO MAKE IT UP.

 

Friday, Jan. 9

GATORS WON! BENCHMARK EXAM. PLEASE SEE ME TO MAKE IT UP.

 

Monday, Jan. 12

Today students continued work on perfecting their introduction paragraphs. Notes were taken on body paragraphs and a body paragraph was written in the composition notebook.Click here for my PP.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Students were taught how to write a persuasive brochure as a part of a project with Ms. Scaggs' class. Click here for my PP.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 14/Thursday, Jan. 15

BLOCK DAY. Students finished their persuasive brochures. Also, students were taught how to write conclusion paragraphs. One full-length essay was given in class in an attempt to wrap up our 5-paragraph writing unit. Click here for the PP.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 20

Students took notes on fairy tales and read one to two fairy tales:

FT #1: Rumpelstiliskin

3rd hour and 4th hour watched the inaguration on television and will make up their notes tomorrow. Click here for my PP.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 21

Students continued working on fairy tales by reading two to three fairy tales in groups and answering the selected worksheet.

FT #2: The Frog Prince

FT #3: Lazy Harry

 

Thursday, Jan. 22/Friday, Jan. 23

QUIZ. For the first half of class, students worked by themselves or in groups with two fairy tales and answered questions on the worksheet. For the second half of class, students took notes on non-fiction stories and read a non-fiction passage from the textbook, "The Man in the Water." Click here for the PP. Click here for the worksheet.

FT #4: Cinderella

FT #5: Hansel and Gretel

1st Period Homework (only if you were in class that day:

Read "The Man in the Water" in your textbook and answer questions 1-8. Read "The Education of Frank McCourt" in your textbook. Answer questions 1-3.

 

Monday, Jan. 26

1st period turned in homework. Students took notes on fiction/non-fictional stories and the two types of irony in writing. We also began reading "Titanic." Click here for my PP.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Students finished reading Titanic today. Click here for my PP.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Early Release Day. Students discussed the differences between scenes of Titanic the movie with Titanic the short story. Click here for my PP.

 

Thursday, Jan. 29/Friday, Jan. 30

Students compared and contrasted the use of animals in biomedical research by reading, writing, and discussing "I Acknowledge Mine" and "Animals in Biomedical Research." Students also wrote a page letter about whether they were for or against animal testing--see the notes for more information. Click here for my PP.

 

Monday, Feb. 2

Students debating whether violence in television and films should be censored. Afterwards, the class read "Now you take 'Bambi' or 'Snow White'--That's Scary!" If time remained, students read "Hair" and compared and contrasted today's hair styles with those of yesterday. Click here for the PP.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 3

FCA #6

 

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Students took notes on autobiographies, anecdotes, and Japanese Internment camps during WWII. "Kenji" by Fort Minor was played to connect the text to what we read today. Students then read, "It Can't Be Helped" and answered questions 1-5 in their composition notebooks. Click here for the PP.

 

Thursday, Feb. 5/Friday, Feb. 6

QUIZ. Students practiced their ability to write 5-paragraph essays in groups of 2-4 (1st/3rd period) or individually (2nd, 4th, 6th) for the "Great Writing Competition." See here for notes.

Monday, April 6

Powerpoint for today. Welcome back from Spring Break everyone! Today was spent going over what happened during spring break, both to you and Mr. Hampton. We also went over our schedule for next month, including our newest novel, "Night." Some strike system changes were made and film club's viewing was shifted until next Friday (4/17). 6th period welcomed new members of the class and went over behavioral expectations and how to act in class. 

 

Monday, Feb. 9

Today students had their last 5 paragraph essay practice session before the FCAT Writes. See here for notes.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 10

FCAT Writes!

 

Wednesday, Feb. 11

FCAT Writes! Makeup. Students, if they chose to, wrote to the legislators. Click here for notes.

 

Thursday, Feb. 12/Friday, Feb. 13

FCAT Writes! Makeup. TBA

 

Tuesday, Feb. 17

PLOT ELEMENTS. Students read "The Bet" and answered questions at the end of the PP. Click here for notes.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 18

PLOT ELEMENTS. Students read "There will come soft rains" and answered questions at the end of the PP. Click here for notes. Click here for a copy of the story.

 

Thursday, Feb. 19/Friday, Feb. 20

ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERNS, MULTIPLE SOURCES. Students read articles on whether or not to become a vegetarian. Questions were answered at the end and students worked out of their Mastering FCAT books if time remained. Click here for the notes.

 

Monday, Feb. 23 

PLOT ELEMENTS (Review). Students worked out of their Mastering FCAT books today--pg. 210 "With All Flags Flying" was done as a class--pg. 214 "The Blanket" was done in the notebook. Click here for notes.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 24

CAUSE AND EFFECT. Students read "How to Fight Monsters" and answered questions at the end. Mastering FCAT was given if time remained. Click here for notes.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 25

Early Release Day. Film Club Meeting (2nd session). CONTEXT CLUES. Students took notes on context clues. Click here for notes.

 

Thursday, Feb. 26/Friday, Feb. 27

QUIZ. COMPARE AND CONTRAST/POV/VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY. Students worked out of Mastering FCAT. Students read "Flipped"/"Diving Under" from different points of view. A matrix was filled out.  Click here for notes.

 

Monday, March 2

FCA #7 

 

Tuesday, March 3

AUTHOR'S PURPOSE. Students read "On Nuclear Disarmament" and answered anquestions at the end. Click here for notes.

 

Wednesday, March 4

RESEARCH TOOLS. In groups of 2, students participated in a crossword search that reviewed previous concepts and Research Tools questions. Click here for notes. The crossword puzzle will be uploaded later in the week.

 

Thursday, March 5/Friday, March 6

MAIN IDEA. Students took notes on main idea and UNRAAVEL. Students worked on a practice story together and completed Practice Test 2 in Mastering FCAT. Click here for notes.

 

Monday, March 9

VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY. Students today took notes on validity and reliability. Students also received a pep talk from Mr. Hampton. Remaining class time was spent preparing for the FCAT.

Tuesday, March 10

FCAT Reading Exam (1-4 period). 6th period only: Students spent some time detoxing from their FCAT exam.

 

Wednesday, March 11

FCAT Math Exam (1-4 period).

 

Thursday, March 12/Friday, March 13

In an effort to speedup the detox process of FCAT, students watched a movie in class and filled out a worksheet for extra credit

 

Monday, Mar. 16

Introduction to time travel notes. Chapter 2, 3 read in TTM. Click here for notes.

 

Tuesday, Mar. 17

Started Chapter 4 in TTM. Click here for notes.

 

Wednesday, Mar. 18

10th grade Class Registration w/ Miss. Priest. 

 

Thursday, Mar. 19/Friday, Mar. 20

Read chapter 5 in TTM. Movie clips from TTM. Click here for notes.

 

Monday, Mar. 23

Read chapter 12 in TTM. Click here for notes.

 

Tuesday, Mar. 24

Make up day for 3rd Quarter.

 

Wednesday, Mar. 25

Early Release Day. Film Club Meeting. Finish clips on TTM.

 

Thursday, Mar. 26

Mr. Hampton is moving into his new house and we will not be in school. However, Mr. Hampton will return at 3:30 pm for his Film Club Viewing. Have a great spring break! For those of you who came to class this day, extra credit will be given. Word of the Day Contest papers will be given out.

 

Monday, April 6

Powerpoint for today. Welcome back from Spring Break everyone! Today was spent going over what happened during spring break, both to you and Mr. Hampton. We also went over our schedule for next month, including our newest novel, "Night." Some strike system changes were made and film club's viewing was shifted until next Friday (4/17). 6th period welcomed new members of the class and went over behavioral expectations and how to act in class.

 

Tuesday, April 7

Click here for notes. Students took A LOT of notes on our introduction to WWII, The Holocaust, and "Night." We also discussed why we teach the Holocaust and other learning experiences.

  

Wednesday, April 8

Click here for notes. Students today discussed Holocaust-era propaganda, including reading and discussing "The Poisonous Mushroom." Click here to read the Poisonous Mushroom story.

  

Thursday, April 9/Friday, April 10

Thursday Mr. Hampton went to training for the new Macbooks. Friday I will be chaperoning the 10th grade field trip to Busch Gardens. I will leave a movie and an assignment with the sub. The assignment is to write a 1-page summary of the movie. If you were absent on Thursday or Friday, you DO NOT NEED TO MAKE UP THIS ASSIGNMENT.

 

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Monday, April 13

Click here for notes. Students took notes on and read Chapter 1 of Night.

 

Tuesday, April 14

Click here for notes. DUE TO THE STORM, ONLY 1ST AND 6TH PERIOD WERE ABLE TO COMPLETE THE LESSON. Students took notes on and read Chapter 2 of Night.

 

Wednesday, April 15

1st and 6th period are on schedule with their reading. Click here for 1st and 6th period notes.

2nd, 3rd, and 4th period are a day behind schedule. Click here for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th period notes.

 

 

Thursday, April 16/Friday, April 17 

1st/6th period Notes.2nd, 3rd, 4th period notes. QUIZ. Homework was assigned today. The students are to bring a photograph of themselves or a friend playing a sport or doing an activity that they enjoying doing. Such activities include fishing, hunting, any kind of sport. The pictures can be from any time frame and then will be returned at the conclusion of the project. Students completed a Holocaust Poetry Project in class. Stay tuned to this website for the "Best of" poems.

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Monday, April 20

Click here for notes. Students took notes on Auschwitz and finished Chapter 3 of "Night."

 

Tuesday, April 21

Demand Writing #4. 

 

Wednesday, April 22

Homework Due (photograph). Click here for notes. Start Chapter 4 of "Night."

 

Thursday, April 23/Friday, April 24

Holocaust Photo Project on the Dell laptops. Click here for the notes. Click here for the instructions. Click here for the worksheet. Students worked on creating an 11 x 17 piece of cardstock paper to compare and contrast our modern day life to WWII-era Jewish communal life. See the worksheet and instruction sheet for help.

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Monday, April 27

Click here for notes. Students popcorn read and answered discussion questions for Chapter 7/8 of "Night."

 

Tuesday, April 28

NIGHT TEST TOMORROW--STUDY CHAPTER NOTES, DISCUSSION QUESTIONS, PAST QUIZZES, AND NOTES ON WWII AND THE HOLOCAUST. Click here for notes. Students popcorn read Chapter 9 of "Night," the last chapter of the novel. A short 10 minute video featuring Elie Wiesel also shown. Click here for the video.

 

Wednesday, April 29

NIGHT TEST TODAY.

 

Thursday, April 30/Friday, May 1

Final Holocaust Project. To wrap up our unit on the Holocaust, students were shown a movie about the modern day Holocaust in Darfur, Africa. Students then worked in groups of two on the Apple laptops and made an iMovie review of their journey through studying the Holocaust and on the book, "Night." Click here for the notes. Click here for the worksheet. Click here for the iMovie worksheet.

 

Monday, May 4

Click here for notes. Introduction to William Shakespeare and the Roman Empire.

 

Tuesday, May 5

1st, 2nd:Click here for notes. Translating from middle to modern English.

3rd, 4th, 6th: Click here for notes. Introduction to "Play Acting" by reading A Marriage Proposal. Click here for the play.

 

Wednesday, May 6

Early Release Day. Click here for notes. Quiz on Shakespeare/Roman Empire.

 

Thursday, May 7/Friday, May 8

Common End of Course Exams --> Short/Extended Responses Only. Remaining time in class was spent reading A Marriage Proposal (1st/2nd) or translating from middle to modern English practice (3rd, 4th, 6th). 

  

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Monday, May 11

Click here for notes. Notes on Act I, The Pun. Read Act I.

 

Tuesday, May 12

Click here for notes. Finish Act I, start Act II.

  

Wednesday, May 13

Click here for notes. Finish Act II, Start Act III.

  

Thursday, May 14/Friday, May 15

Quiz on Julius Caesar. Click here for notes. Finish Act III, Scene 1. Remaining class time was spent watching Julius Caesar: The Movie (1950's).

 

 

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Monday, May 18

Click here for notes. Finish Act III. Verbal discussion comparing/contrasting Antony's and Brutus' speeches regarding Caesar's death.

 

Tuesday, May 19

SRI Testing #2 in Computer Lab

 

Wednesday, May 20.

Click here for notes. Start/Finish Act IV. Questions at end of class.

 

Thursday, May 21

Block Day: 2, 4, 6. Quiz on Julius Caesar. Click here for notes. Start/Finish Act V. Questions at end of class. Remaining class time was spent watching the movie from last week. Pass back papers.

 

Friday, May 22 

Block Day: 1, 3, 5. Quiz on Julius Caesar. Click here for notes. Start/Finish Act V. Questions at end of class. Remaining class time was spent watching the movie from last week. Pass back papers.

 

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Tuesday, May 26

Return Textbooks. Senior Exams--Schedule is as follows: Periods 3RD, (1ST NO EXAM), 4TH.

Click here for notes. Click here for the review. Julius Caesar Exam Review in Groups of 2. Fastest time wins an addition 15% on their Julius Caesar Exam.   

 

Wednesday, May 27

Return Textbooks. Senior Exams--Schedule is as follows: Periods 2ND, (5TH NO EXAM) 6TH.

Click here for notes. Click here for the review. Julius Caesar Exam Review in Groups of 2. Fastest time wins an addition 15% on their Julius Caesar Exam.  

 

Thursday, May 28

Senior Exams--Schedule is as follows: Periods 1ST, (3RD NO EXAM), 5TH.

Click here for notes. Composition Notebooks Due. Julius Caesar Exam (60 Minutes). Mr. Hampton's Giant Class Survey. Make up day if applicable.

 

Friday, May 29

Normal Block Day Schedule: Periods 2, 4, 6

Click here for notes. Composition Notebooks Due. Julius Caesar Exam (60 Minutes). Mr. Hampton's Giant Class Survey. Make up day if applicable.

 

Monday, June 1

Click here for final presentation. Early Release. Exams: 3rd and 4th period only. 

 

 

Tuesday, June 2

Click here for final presentation. Early Release. Exams: 2nd and 6th period only. 

 

 

Wednesday, June 3

Click here for final presentation. Early Release. Last Day of School. Exams: 1st and 5th period only.

 

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