Monday, October 14, 2019

October 7-11: 10th World Lit.

This Week: This week we will begin our look into Dystopia by reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7. We will also be working on Unit 4 vocab with a quiz on Friday.

PDF on Project Gutenburg

Reading Schedule - Keep up with the reading and reflections. Expect a reading quiz at any time.

Reading Guide - Answer Questions as you read


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    Monday, October 14:
    • Reading Quiz 1
    • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
      • Pages 45 - 60
        • Read until the line "Her voiced faded."
    Tuesday, October 15:
    • Censorship and Captain Beatty's Speech: A Closer Look
    Wednesday, October 16:
    • PSAT Day
    • Wrap up Censorship and Captain Beatty's Speech
    • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
      • Pages 61-65
        • Read until the end of Part 1
    Thursday, October 17:
    • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
      • Pages 67-89
        • Read until the line "The moon rose in the sky as Montag walked, his lips moving just a trifle."
    Friday, October 18:
    • Reading Quiz 2
    • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
      • Pages 89-98
        • Read until the line "Outside, crossing the lawn, on his way to work, he tried not to see how completely dark and deserted Clarisse McClellan's house was...."
    Next Week:
    Next week, we continue our unit on Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury.

    Important Dates:
    • Monday, October 7: Have a copy of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in class.
      • If financial difficulty prevents you from obtaining a copy, please notify me ASAP at amanda.egbert@cobbk12.org, so I can make arrangements. Conversely, if you can donate a copy for a student in need, your help will be greatly appreciated!
    • Wednesday, October 9: Unit 4 Vocab homework due
    • Friday, October 11: Unit 4 Vocab Quiz
    • Monday, October 14: Fahrenheit 451 reading quiz #1

    October 14-18: 9th Grade Lit and Comp

    This Week: This week, we will continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, so make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7. We will take a short break from reading later in the week as we dive into a mini-research project on the Time Period of the novel and Jim Crow Laws.

    Reading Schedule - Keep up with the reading.
    Expect a reading quiz at any time. I will let you know if there are any changes.

    Reading Guide - Answer the questions as you read.

    Characterization Chart - Keep up with characters as you read!


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      Monday, October 14:
      • Reading Quiz 1
        • 1st period: Chapters 1-5
        • 5th period: Chapters 1-4
      • Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird
        • 1st period: Ch 6 + 7
        • 5th period: Ch 5 + 6
      Tuesday, October 15:
      • Review Ch 1-6: Radley House - Annotated Image
        • I cannot post this on the blog because of copyright.
      • Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird
        • 1st period: Ch 8 + 9
        • 5th period: Ch 7 + 8
      Wednesday, October 16:
      • PSAT Day
        • 1st period does not meet today - keep up with your reading.
      • Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird
        • 5th period: Finish Annotated Image, Read Ch. 9
      Thursday, October 17:
      • Reading Quiz 2: Chapters 5-8; have Chapter 9 read by Monday.
      • 1st Period: Finish Annotated Image
      • Begin Scottsboro: An American Tragedy documentary
      Friday, October 18:
      • Continue Scottsboro: An American Tragedy documentary
      Next Week:
      Next week, we will continue our unit on To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

      Important Dates:
      • Monday, October 14: To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Quiz 1
      • Thursday, October 17: To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Quiz 2

      Monday, October 7, 2019

      October 7-11: 10th World Lit.

      This Week: This week we will begin our look into Dystopia by reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7. We will also be working on Unit 4 vocab with a quiz on Friday.

      PDF on Project Gutenburg

      Reading Schedule - Keep up with the reading and reflections. Expect a reading quiz at any time.

      Reading Guide - Answer Questions as you read


      Image result for fahrenheit 451
        Monday, October 7:
        • Unit 4 Vocab: Choosing the Right Word
        • Defining "Dystopia"
        Tuesday, October 8:
        • Unit 4 Vocab: Completing the Sentence
        • Elements of Dystopia
        • Begin reading Fahrenheit 451
          • In class: pages 1-12
          • Homework: pages 12-18
        Wednesday, October 9:
        • Unit 4 Vocab Homework DUE
        • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451
        Thursday, October 10:
        • Early Release!
        • I will not see you today.
          • Study for your vocab quiz tomorrow.
          • Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 - keep track of elements of dystopia and examples of technology and nature.
        Friday, October 11:
        Next Week:
        Next week, we continue our unit on Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury.

        Important Dates:
        • Monday, October 7: Have a copy of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in class.
          • If financial difficulty prevents you from obtaining a copy, please notify me ASAP at amanda.egbert@cobbk12.org, so I can make arrangements. Conversely, if you can donate a copy for a student in need, your help will be greatly appreciated!
        • Wednesday, October 9: Unit 4 Vocab homework due
        • Friday, October 11: Unit 4 Vocab Quiz
        • Monday, October 14: Fahrenheit 451 reading quiz #1

        October 7-11: 9th Grade Lit and Comp

        This Week: This week, we will begin reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, so make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7. We will also work on Unit 4 Vocab with a quiz on Friday.

        Reading Schedule - Keep up with the reading.
        Expect a reading quiz at any time.

        Reading Guide - Answer the questions as you read.


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          Monday, October 7:
          • Unit 4 Vocab: Intro Words
          • Intro to To Kill a Mockingbird
            • What is identity?
            • How do our pivotal moments define aspects of our personality?
          Tuesday, October 8:
          • Unit 4 Vocab: Choosing the Right Word
          • Continue intro activity from Monday
          • Begin reading To Kill a Mockingbird
            • Chapter 1
            • Begin identity charts for Scout, Jem, and Atticus
          Wednesday, October 9:
          • Unit 4 Vocab: Completing the Sentence
          • Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird
            • Chapter 2
            • Influence of setting on identity
            • 5th Period: Read Chapter 3
          Thursday, October 10:
          • Early Release!
          • You will only meet with your 1st and 2nd periods today.
          • 1st Period: We will continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird (Chapter 3) in class and study vocab.
          • Continue studying vocab for quiz tomorrow.
          Friday, October 11:
          • Unit 4 Vocab Quiz
          • Unit 4 Vocab Homework due
          • Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird
            • Read Chapter 4
            • Both classes: Expect a short reading quiz on Monday, October 14.
          Next Week:
          Next week, we will continue our unit on To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

          Important Dates:
          • Monday, October 7: Have a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee in class.
            • If financial difficulty prevents you from obtaining a copy, please notify me ASAP at amanda.egbert@cobbk12.org, so I can make arrangements. Conversely, if you can donate a copy for a student in need, your help will be greatly appreciated!
          • Friday, October 11: Unit 4 Vocab Quiz/ Unit 4 Homework due
          • Monday, October 14: To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Quiz 1

          Thursday, October 3, 2019

          Office365 and Turnitin.com Instructions

          To sign on to Office365 from Home:


          Username: firstname.lastlame@students.cobbk12.org
          Password: your media center password

          SIGN IN HERE


          If you are having troubling logging into your Office365 account from home, click here for instructions for how to look up your username through StudentVue.

          How to submit paper to Turnitin.com:

          This is an old video, so some things might look a little different. However, the information is the same. If you have trouble accessing your account, please let me know either in class or via email.


          Monday, September 30, 2019

          September 30 - October 4: 10th World Lit.

          This Week: Welcome back from break! I hope you all got plenty of rest and are ready to dive back into the swing of things. This week, we will wrap up our archetypes unit (finally!) with a narrative assignment that is due this Friday.

          As a reminder, next week, we will begin reading Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, so make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7.

          Image result for fahrenheit 451
            Monday, September 30:
            Tuesday, October 1:
            More info about Dialogue:


            Wednesday, October 2:
            Thursday, October 3:
            Friday, October 4:
            • Homecoming Pep Rally!
            • Archetype Narrative Assignment DUE TODAY AT END OF CLASS
              • We will be in the Computer Lab (Room 930) today.
              • Submit to turnitin.com
              • Turn printed copy and completed Plot Chart in to Ms. Egbert by the end of class.
            Next Week:
            Next week, we start our unit on Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury and we will also work on Unit 4 Vocab.

            Important Dates:
            • Friday, October 4: Archetype Narrative and Plot Chart due by the END OF CLASS
            • Monday, October 7: Have a copy of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury in class.
              • If financial difficulty prevents you from obtaining a copy, please notify me ASAP at amanda.egbert@cobbk12.org, so I can make arrangements. Conversely, if you can donate a copy for a student in need, your help will be greatly appreciated!
            • Friday, October 11: Unit 4 Vocab Quiz

            September 30 - October 4: 9th Grade Lit and Comp

            This Week: Welcome back from break! I hope you all got plenty of rest and are ready to dive back into the swing of things. This week, we will wrap up our short story unit (finally!) with a narrative assignment that is due this Friday.

            As a reminder, next week, we will begin reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, so make sure you have a copy of the book in class with you starting Monday, October 7.

            Image result for to kill a mockingbird
              Monday, September 30:
              Tuesday, October 1:
              More info about Dialogue:


              Wednesday, October 2:
              Thursday, October 3:
              Friday, October 4:
              • Homecoming Pep Rally!
              • Short Story Narrative Assignment DUE TODAY AT END OF CLASS
                • We will be in the Computer Lab (Room 930) today.
                • Submit to turnitin.com
                • Turn printed copy and completed Plot Chart in to Ms. Egbert by the end of class.
              Next Week:
              Next week, we start our unit on To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and we will also work on Unit 4 Vocab.

              Important Dates:
              • Friday, October 4: Short Story Narrative and Plot Chart due by the END OF CLASS
              • Monday, October 7: Have a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee in class.
                • If financial difficulty prevents you from obtaining a copy, please notify me ASAP at amanda.egbert@cobbk12.org, so I can make arrangements. Conversely, if you can donate a copy for a student in need, your help will be greatly appreciated!
              • Friday, October 11: Unit 4 Vocab Quiz