Mrs. Kerestes
English III, Journalism, Advanced Comp.

Advanced Comp
Weekly Indpendent Reading Journals due every Monday
Weekly Journal essays due every Wednesday

8/15 Homework: What is Style? essay and questions
8/16  Discuss writing style and manuscript format
        Homework: College letter
8/17  Discuss audience and purpose
        Homework: I Have Learned essay due Wed


8/20  Common Assessment / MLA review
8/21  Plagiarism
8/22  Plagiarism and paraphrasing
8/23  Coherence
8/24  Transitions


8/27  Essay concerns
        Homework: Read pages 44-47
8/28  Thesis
        Homework: Read pages 97-100
8/29  Office Hours
8/30   Introductions
        Homework: Read "Elephant" and take notes
8/31    Conclusions and Titles
        Homework: Read "Boyfriends" and take notes

September
4       Essay concerns
        Homework: Read "Schoolhouse" and take notes
5       Office Hours
6       Narrative writing tips
        Homework: Read "First is Worst" and take notes for Monday
                        Do paraphrasing practice 1-4 for Friday
7       Paraphrasing practice

10      Narrative ideas due
        Essay concerns
        Homework: Read "Jailbreak" and take notes
11      Discuss Subordinate sentence structure
12      Office Hours
13      Commas
14      Homework: Metadiscourse exercise

17      Peer Evaluation of Narratives
18      Discuss revision
19      Final draft due (with letter, rough draft, and peer evals)
20      Parallelism
21      Modifiers

24      Active & Passive
        Homework: Read 369-375
25      C&C Essay discussion
        Homework: Read essays and list similarties & differences
26      Office Hours
27      Practice outlining C&C essay
28      Review sample essays

October
1       Sample C&C essays
2       C&C outlines due
3       Active voice essays due
4       Intro to the Reader's Notebook project

9       peer evals of C&C essays
10      office hours
11      Sentence Analysis and Essay revisions
12      Final draft of C&C essays (with letter, rough draft, & peer evals)
        Homework: Read intro to persuasion and write example claims

15      Thesis revisions due
        Homework: Read pgs 523-530 in Patterns
16      Biographies due/Turn It In
17      Sentence Analysis due
18      Logical Fallacies       
19      Logical Fallacies

22      Research assignment due (if required)
23      Reader's Notebook tips
24      office hours
25      Discuss Library Research
26      Library

29      Works Cited/MLA Review
30      Library/Research Proposal Due
31      office hours

November
1       Library
2       Library
        ***IVCC Withdrawal Deadline***

5       Reader's Notebook checklist/Theme Essay writing
6       Library/Bibliography Due
7       office hours
8       
9       Present Columns

12      Reader's Notebook Due
13      Plagiarism Review
14      Outline & Thesis De
15      Plagiarism Review
16      Present Columns

19      Work Day/Office Hours
20      Work Day/Office Hours

26      Rough Draft due
        Peer Evals/Work Day
27      Peer Evals/Work Day
28      Peer Evals/Work Day
29      Final Draft Due
30      Present Columns

December
3       Speeches
4       Speeches
5       Speeches
6       Speeches
7       Present Columns

10      Speeches
11      Speeches
12      Speeches
13      Speeches
14      Present Columns

17      Common Assessment
18      Speeches
19      Speeches




English III
8/15 Discuss American Dream
        Homework: Collage due Friday
8/16  Common Assessment
8/17  Present collages


8/20  Introduction notes
8/21   Intro quiz
        Read "Sky Tree" pg. 35 and answer questions 6-8
8/22  Read "How the Leopard Got Its Claws" pg 38 and do worksheete
8/23  Read "Equiano" pg. 70
8/24  "Equiano" quiz


8/27  Plymouth Plantation" pg 15
        Homework: vocab 1 sentences
8/28  Bradstreet poetry
8/29  Bradstreet poetry
8/30  Bradstreet poetry
8/31  Vocab 1 quiz
        Homework: poetry packet

September
4       Grammar pretest
        Homework: vocab 1 sentences
5       "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
6       "Sinners"
7       Vocab quiz & Sinners quiz
        Grammar pg 513 & 514
        Homework: grammar worksheet

10      Library (Choose a book by Friday and fill out information sheet)
        Homework: vocab sentences
11      423 Lab for research project
        Homework: "Life in Salem"
12      423 Lab for research project
13      Jigsaw research information
14      Vocab quiz
        Book info sheet due

17      Research project jigsaw part 2
        Homework: vocab sentences
18      Salem Witch Trials
19      Homework: Revise bibliographies
20      Homework: Drama terms worksheet
21      vocab 4 quiz & pre-reading worksheet

24      ***PICTURE DAY***
        Homework: vocab  5 sentences
25      The Crucible pre-reading
26      Grammar pg. 515, ex 4
        Homework: grammar worksheet     
27      Grammar pg. 516, ex 5
        Homework: grammar worksheet
28      Vocab quiz 4-5/Read Act I
        Homework: flipbook questions 3-11

October
1       Read Act I of The Crucicble
        Homework: Vocab 6 sentences
2       Finish Act I
        Homework: Act I flipbook questions
3       Act 1 quiz
        Homework: Act I worksheet
4       Vocab quiz 4-6

9       Read Act 2
        Grammar pg. 602, ex. 1
10      Grammar pg. 602, ex. 2
        Read Act 2
        Homework: grammar worksheet
11      Read Act 2
        Homework: grammar worksheet & flipbook questions
12      Read Act 2

15      Read Act 2
        Homework: vocab 7 sentences
16      Homework: Act 2 flipbook & grammar worksheet
17      Act 2 worksheet & pg. 1072 #5-8
18      Act 2 quiz
19      Vocab quiz 7

22      pg. 607, ex 8 and Read Act 3
        Homework: vocab 8 sentences
23      pg. 608, ex. 9 and Read Act 3
24      pg. 610, ex, 10 and Read Act 3
        Homework: grammar worksheet
25      Vocab review and Read Act 3
26      vocab quiz
        Independent reading assignment due

29      Act 2 discussion questions
30      Present book projects
31      Library

November
1       movie & worksheet
2       vocab test & independent reading

5       movie & worksheet
        Homework: vocab 10 sentences
        
6       Read Act 4
7       Read Act 4
8       Vocab review and Read Act 4
9       Vocab 10 quiz

12      movie
13      movie
14      Test
15      Vocab review/Romanticism intro
16      Romanticism
        movie questions due
        Vocab quiz      

19      Self-Reliance
20      Civil Disobedience

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Journalism
8/14    Homework: Sept ideas & email
8/15   Inverted Pyramid and AP Style
8/16   Lead writing
8/17   Stylebook quiz/ Photo Stories/ Common Assessment   

8/20   Feature writing
8/21   Columns
8/22   Peer Edits #1
8/23   Peer Edits #2
8/24   Article #1 due
        Homework: Identifying Articles due 8/31

8/27  Article #2 and Photo Story due
        Staff Bio due 9/6
8/28  
8/29  Rewrite #1 due
8/30  Rewrite #2 & photo rewrite due
8/31  Identifying articles assignment due

September
4       Editorials
        Homework: ID articles
5       Homework: News or Not News
6       News Values
7       News Values

10      5Ws & H
11      Ideas Due
12      What's Up Front?
13      Article Assignments
14      Journalism Conference

17      Work Day
18      Stylebook Presentations
19      Presentations
20      Presentations
21      Presentations

24      Presentations
25      Edit #3
26      Edit 34
27      #3 due
28      #4 & Photo story due

October
1       work day
2       #3 rewrite
3       #4 & photo rewrite
4       "Times" article review

9       5 Ws and H
        Homework: Tweets
10      Types of Leads
11      Deadline/Interviewing
12      Questions

15      Interviewing/Types of Questions
16      November ideas due
17      Quotes & Attribution
18      Oct issue review due
19      Classmate interviews due
        
22      Edit #5
23      Edit #6
24      #5 due
25      #6 and photo story due
26      work day

29      #5 rewrite
30      #6 rewrite & photo rewrite
31      work

November
1       Old "Pirate Press" review
2       "Times" review

5       Discuss analysis of old "Pirate Press"
6       Discuss analysis of old "Pirate Press"
7       Discuss analysis of old "Pirate Press"
8       Deadline
9       Homework: December ideas

12      Personality Profiles
13      Ideas Due
14      Classmate interviews
15      Classmate interviews
16      Classmate Features due

19      Edit #7
20      Edit #8

26      #7 due
27      #8 due
28      #7 rewrite
29      #8 rewrite & photo rewrite
30      "Times" review

December
3       Captions
4       Captions        
5       Captions        
6       Deadline/Captions
7       Consumer reviews

10      Delivery/Consumer reviews
11      Consumer reviews        
12      Consumer reviews        
13      Work on exam articles
14      Work on exam articles

17      Work on exam articles
18      Work on exam articles
19      Work on exam articles
20      Exam article due