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LA 8 - 2nd Nine Weeks - REVISED

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 14 A

 

15 B

   Quiz: ch. 7

  Discuss ch. 7: news reports of “Slaugher in the Barn” and spin on Napolean’s actions

  Review gerund phrases

   HW: (1) Read ch. 8 of Animal Farm and do annotation and reading journal (2) Get progress report signed

16 A

 

17 B

   Quiz: ch. 8

  Discussion of irony in the book

  review gerund phrases

   HW: Read ch. 9 & 10 of Animal Farm and do reading journal

18 A

International Day

 

21

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 

22

NO SCHOOL

 

23

NO SCHOOL

 

24

NO SCHOOL

 

25

NO SCHOOL

 

28 B

   Quiz: ch. 9 & 10

  Graded discussion of entire book

  Close reading of  passages: analyze theme

   HW: Animal Farm outline: topic sentence and supports

29 A

 

 30 B

  peer edit outline

   Blending and elaborating ideas

  Distinguishing between gerund and participial phrases

   HW: Rough Draft of character paragraph (Quiz-completion grade)

1 A

 

2 B

   ROUGH DRAFT OF ANIMAL FARM PARAGRAPH DUE

   HW: (1) Do revision of AF journal entry (2) Study for Animal Farm test

5 A

 

6 B

   Animal Farm Journal Revision due

  Animal Farm test

   HW: Language Network workbook  - B on p. 139 and A and B on p. 140

7 A

 

8 B

   editing practice: blending and elaboration

  Grammar review

   HW: editing practice

9 A

 

12 B

  Grammar review

   HW: Review packet

 

13 A

 

14 B

  Grammar review

   HW: Review packet

 

15 A

 

16 B

   REVIEW FOR SEMESTER EXAM

   HW: Study for semester exam

19

SEMESTER EXAMS:

A1 & A2

 

 

 

20 B

SEMESTER EXAMS:

B1 & B2

21 A

SEMESTER EXAMS:

A3 & A4

22 B

SEMESTER EXAMS:

B3 & B4

23 A

NO SCHOOL

Major Grades :                                                                                           

Short Story Final Draft (Oct. 31)

Animal Farm Test (Dec. 2)

Animal Farm journal revision (Dec. 2)