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Mrs. Claire Piersol

English I & II

Freshmen Class Sponsor 

 

Welcome!  

     Please stop by this web page often.  I will keep this updated with important information for parents and students of my English I and II classes throughout this school year.  Please feel free to e-mail me if you have any questions or concerns.

ENGLISH I: Animal Farm Chapter #3-5 Vocabulary Test will be on Friday, November 7, 2014

ENGLISH I - We will start reading George Orwell's Animal Farm on Monday, October 27, 2014.

ENGLISH II - We will start reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird on Thursday, October 23, 2014.

 

 

PIERSOL GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODES - www.classroom.google.com

1st Hour:  l1jtko

3rd Hour:  5t4s21

4th Hour:  cv1xnh

5th Hour:  5m3ip3

6th Hour:  flstpoc

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WEEK #12, ENGLISH II LESSON PLANS FOR 11/03-11/07/14

Monday, November 3rd
-DGP Week #9
-Missing work
-Read Chapter #8 of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Tuesday, November 4th
-DGP Week #9
-"To Kill a Mockingbird" Character List (due today)
-"Read Chapter #9 of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Wednesday, November 5th
-DGP Week #9
-"To Kill a Mockingbird" Chapter #5-8 Reading Quiz (10 questions)
-"Read Chapter #10-11 of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Thursday, November 6th
-DGP Week #9 (due today)
-Chapter #5-8 quiz results
-"Read Chapter #11-12 of "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Friday, November 7th
-Free write with a writing prompt
-Read Chapter #12-13 of "To Kill a Mockingbird"
-NEWSELA articles and quizzes
HOMEWORK: I will assign a chapter of reading over the weekend. It will probably be chapter #14.
 

 

 

WEEK #12, ENGLISH I LESSON PLANS FOR 11/03-11/07/14

Monday, November 3rd
-DGP Week #9
-Missing work 
-"Animal Farm" Character List Assignment

Tuesday, November 4th
-DGP Week #9
-Go over the Vocabulary Test results
-Read Chapter #5 of "Animal Farm"
-"Animal Farm" Chapter #3-5 Vocabulary
-"Animal Farm" Character List Assignment

Wednesday, November 5th
-DGP Week #9
-"Animal Farm" Character List Assignment (due today)
-"Animal Farm" Chapter #3-5 Vocabulary
-Read Chapter #6 of "Animal Farm"

Thursday, November 6th
-DGP Week #9 (due today)
-"Read Chapter #7 of "Animal Farm"
-Vocabulary Test review

Friday, November 7th
-Free write with a writing prompt
-"Animal Farm" Chapter #3-5 Vocabulary Test
-Grammar games
 

Week #11, October 27-31, 2014

Monday, October 27th

-DGP Week #8

-Finish and turn in the Animal Farm Chapter #1-2 Vocabulary assignment (due today)

-Study for the vocabulary test on Friday

-Start reading Chapter #1 of Animal Farm

 

Tuesday, October 28th

-DGP Week #8

-Read Chapter #1 and #2 of Animal Farm

-Listen to the Beasts of England song

 

Wednesday, October 29th

-DGP Week #8

-Read Chapter #3 of Animal Farm

-Animal Farm reading quiz

 

Thursday, October 30th

-DGP Week #8 (due today)

-Vocabulary Test Jeopardy review game

-Start reading Chapter #4 of Animal Farm

 

Friday, October 31st

-Free write with a writing prompt

-Vocabulary Test

-Finish reading Chapter #4 of Animal Farm

-Grammar games

 

Week #10, October 21-24, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st

-DGP Week #7

-Introduction to George Orwell's "Animal Farm" and the Russian Revolution

-Video clips to reinforce the introduction

 

Wednesday, October 22nd

-DGP Week #7

-Anticipation Guide

-Documentary of Joseph Stalin w/worksheet

 

Thursday, October 23rd

-DGP Week #7

-Documentary of Joseph Stalin w/worksheet

 

Friday, October 24th

-DGP Week #7 (Due today)

-Start reading George Orwell's "Animal Farm"

 

Week #9, October 13-16, 2014

Monday, October 13th

-9 Weeks English I Test

-Finish typing the Freshmen Class Project poetry if you haven't already

-Turn in any missing work

 

Tuesday, October 14th

-Go over the 9 Weeks English I Test

-Show "The Lottery" video clips to 4th and 6th hour

-Show "Lamb to the Slaughter" video clips to all of the classes

 

Wednesday, October 15th

-Go over the 1st Common Assessment from September 25th

-Parts of Speech bingo

 

Thursday, October 16th

-Common Assessment

-PAWS Meeting #3

(Early Release Day)

 

Week #8, October 6-10, 2014

Monday, October 6th

-DGP Week #6

-Finish "The Cask of Amontillado"

-Read "The Necklace"

-Start "The Necklace" Questions, Vocabulary and Prompt Assignment

-Start typing drafts of the Freshmen Class Project poetry

 

Tuesday, October 7th

-DGP

-Discuss the "Cask of Amontillado" and "The Necklace"

-Finish and turn in "The Necklace" Questions, Vocabulary and Prompt Assignment

-Type rough drafts of the Freshmen Class Project poetry

-Start reading "Lamb to the Slaughter"

 

Wednesday, October 8th

-DGP

-Go over "The Necklace" questions

-Read "Lamb to the Slaughter"

-"Lamb to the Slaughter" presentation

 

Thursday, October 9th

-DGP (Due today)

-"Lamb to the Slaughter" presentation

-"Lamb to the Slaughter" assignment

 

Friday, October 10th

-Writing prompt

-Finish and turn in the "Lamb to the Slaughter" assignment.  Due today.

-Finish typing drafts of the Freshmen Class Project poetry

-Review for the 9 week test

 

9 week test on Monday, October 13, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENGLISH II

10/21

-
DGP Week #7

-
Introduction of To Kill a Mockingbird
 with presentations 

-To Kill a Mockingbird Anticipation Guide

10/22

-DGP Week #7


-TKAM Historical Context documentary 


-Started reading Chapter #1

10/23

-DGP Week #7

Finished Chapter #1 and started Chapter #2

10/24


-DGP Week #7 (due today)


-DGP Quiz #1


-Finished Chapter #2 and started Chapter #3

 

Week of September 29 - October 3, 2014

ENGLISH I

Monday

-DGP Week #5

-Library day!  Ms. Hixon will give her Banned Books week presentation to each class.

Tuesday 

-DGP

-Read "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut

-Complete "Harrison Bergeron" discussion questions

Wednesday

-DGP

-Read "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut

-Complete "Harrison Bergeron" discussion questions

Thursday

-DGP Week #5 (Due today)

-Read "The Sniper" by Liam O'Flaherty

-"The Sniper" discussion questions

Friday

-Read "The Cask of Amontilllado" by Edgar Allen Poe

                                                                                            

ENGLISH II

Monday

-DGP Week #5 

-Library day!  Ms. Hixon will give her Banned Books week presentation to each class.

Tuesday

-DGP

-We went over the Subject-Verb Agreement assignment

Wednesday

-DGP

-Grade the Subject-Verb Agreement assignment

-Started reading "Chee's Daughter" by Juanita Platero and Siyown Miller

Thursday

-DGP Week #5 (Due today)

-Read "Chee's Daughter" by Juanita Platero and Siyown Miller

-Write a response to the "Chee's Daughter" writing prompt

Friday

-Read "Chee's Daughter" by Juanita Platero and Siyown Miller

-Write a response to the "Chee's Daughter" writing prompt

 

   Week of September 22 - 25, 2014

ENGLISH I

Monday 

-*Freshmen Class Project poems are due today.*

-DGP Week #4

Insurance forms passed out.  

-Genres Presentation and Notes

Tuesday

-DGP 

-Genres Presentation, notes and practice (Due today)

-"The Lottery" clips in a few classes

-Chromebooks were checked out to each class today!

Wednesday

-DGP

-Parts of Speech packet

Thursday

-DGP (Due today)

-Common Assessment #1

                                                                                 

ENGLISH II

Monday

-DGP

-Minute Mystery

-Genres presentation, notes and practice

Tuesday

-DGP

Wednesday

-DGP

-Parts of Speech practice

Thursday

-DGP Week #4 (Due today)

-Subject-Verb Agreement

-Pronoun practice

                                                             

Week of September 15-19, 2014

ENGLISH I

Monday

-DGP Week #3

-DGP Quiz #1

-Started grading the Subject-Verb Agreement assignmentg

Tuesday

-DGP

-Google Classroom codes - *All students need to get this completed ASAP!

-Finished grading the Subject-Verb Agreement

-Graded the DGP quizzes together

-Started a Genres assignment

Wednesday

-DGP

-Genres assignment (Due today)

-Introduction and beginning of the Freshmen Class Project

-Brainstorming session for our FCP poetry

-"The Tapestry" Part 1

Thursday 

-DGP (Due today)

-"Tapestry" Part 2 and 3

Friday

-Finish "Tapestry" Part 3

-Presentation

-Finish "Tapestry" notes

-Start poems


ENGLISH II

Monday

-DGP

-DGP Quiz #1

-A Separate Peace Chapter 5-9 Reading Quiz

-Chapter #10

Tuesday

-DGP

-Graded DGP Quiz #1

-Graded the reading quiz

-Google Classroom codes - *All students must get this completed ASAP

-Chapter #10

-Started chapter #11

Wednesday

-DGP

-Welcome presentation

-Finish chapter #11

Thursday

-DGP (Due today)

-A Separate Peace by John Knowles Prezi

-Read chapter #12

Friday

-A Separate Peace class discussion

-Read chapter #13 to the end of the book

*-Check in the novels today*


Week of September 8-12, 2014

ENGLISH I

Monday
-DGP (Parts of Speech)
-Genres packet

Tuesday
-Picture Day!
-DGP
-Genres packet - finish and grade together

Wednesday
-DGP
-Read "The Interlopers" by Saki together.  (pp. 188-195 in our textbook)
-"Interlopers" questions and discussion
-Conflict worksheet

Thursday
-DGP
-Genres
-Parts of speech practice

Friday

-Homecoming!
-Subject-Verb Agreement
-Parts of Speech bingo

 

ENGLISH II


Week of September 2 - 5, 2014

ENGLISH I

Tuesday
-DGP Monday
-We went over "The Most Dangerous Game" questions and answers.
-I gave students to complete their 10 word vocabulary assignment.  
-We then went over the ten words together.

Wednesday
DGP Tuesday
I read "The Lottery" aloud to every class but 4th hour.  4th Hour had the PAWS assembly.

Thursday 
DGP Wednesday
-"The Lottery" class discussion
"The Lottery" questions - Due today

Friday
-DGP Thursday
-"The Lottery" game 
-Discussion questions
"Can Animals Think?"
-Free write with prompt
                
English II 

Tuesday
-DGP Monday
-Started A Separate Peace.  Chapter #1 via an audiobook.

Wednesday
-DGP Tuesday
-Chapter #1 Reading Quiz
-Read Chapter #2

Thursday
-DGP Wednesday
-Chapter #2 Reading Quiz
-Read Chapter #3 and #4

Friday
-DGP Thursday
-Chapter #3 Reading Quiz
-Read Chapter #5 and #6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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