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LA 8H: 4th Nine Weeks

4th 9 Weeks

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28 A

TAKS practice exam

HW: (1) Three Types of Subordinate Clauses – p. 175 in Degen (2) Get your copy of Huck Finn – due Apr. 1 (3) Get syllabus signed

29 B

 

30 A

    Go over TAKS practice exam

    Introduce satire

HW: Read Don Quixote selection and answer Qs

31 B

 

April 1 A

   Don Quixote quiz

   Huck Finn introduction notes

   Begin HF

HW: (1) Read HF, ch. 1-6 (2) Do annotation and journal entry

4 B

 

 

 

 

 

5 A

   Ch. 1-6 Quiz

   Discuss 1-6

   The Mississippi River as symbol

HW: (1) Read HF ch. 7- 11 (2) Do annotation and journal entry

6 B

 

7 A

   Ch. 7 - 11 Quiz

   Class discussion over 7 - 11

   HF multiple choice practice

HW: (1) Read ch. 12 - 16 (2) Do annotation and journal entry

8 B

 

11 A

   Ch. 12 - 16 Quiz

   Discuss irony and Huck’s moral dilemma

   TAKS review

HW: (1) Get progress report signed (2) Read ch. 12 - 16 (3) Do annotation and journal entry

12 B

 

 

 

 

13 A

   Ch. 17 - 19 Quiz

   TAKS review

HW: None

14

Bad Weather  Makeup/Holiday

15

Bad Weather  Makeup/Holiday

 18 B

 

 

 

 

19 A

TAKS - math

 

Community service presentation

HW: Read HF, ch. 20-23: no annotation or reading journal

20 B

TAKS - reading

 

21 A

TAKS – social studies

   Ch. 20-23 Quiz

   HF: Land vs. Shore

HW: (1) Read ch. 24 - 27 (2) Do annotation and journal entry

22 B

 

 

25 A

   Ch. 24 - 27 Quiz

   Kind and Duke satire

   Editing an essay

HW: (1) Read ch. 28 – 30  (2) Do annotation and journal entry

26 B

 

27 A

   Ch. 28 – 30 Quiz

   Discuss irony and satire

   Editing an essay

HW: (1) Read ch. 31 – 33  (2) Do annotation and journal entry

28 B

 

29 A

   Ch. 31 - 33 Quiz

   Discuss 31 – 33

   Editing an essay

HW: (1) Read ch. 34 - 38  (2) Do annotation and (3) No journal entry: Entire reading journal due next class for a major grade

May 2 B

 

 

 

 

3 A

   Huck Finn reading journal due (major grade)

   Ch. 34 - 38 Quiz

   Huck’s moral dilemma

HW: (1) Read ch. 39 - 43  (2) Write down thesis statement and topic sentences

4 B

5 A

   Ch. 39 - 43 Quiz

   Peer edit thesis and topic sentences

   Culminating discussion of Huck Finn

HW: Rough draft of Huck Finn essay

6 B

 

9 A

   Rough Draft of Huck Finn essay due

   Peer edit RD

   Portfolio review

   Body Biography

HW: Portfolio Assessment

10 B

11 A

   Portfolio Assessment DUE

   Editing an essay

   Continue body biography

HW: Final draft of Huck Finn essay: TYPE and SKIP LINES

12 B

13 A

   FINAL DRAFT of Huck Finn essay DUE

   Grammar review

HW: Review Packet

16 B

 

 

 

 

17 A

   Grammar review continued

HW: Review packet

18 B

19 A

   Literary analysis review

HW: STUDY FOR FINAL EXAM

20 B

 

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