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Lesson Plans

Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2016
 
Bell ringers - sentence edits
Vocabulary - Week 5; flashcards for extra points Tuesday; quiz Thursday
Writing - synthesis essay; type essay in library Wednesday
Literature - Animal Farm - Chapters One and Two; definitions; characterization charts
 
Plans adapted to IEP's.
Plans subject to change.
 
Please provide grade-level reading material for your child at home.
English II - Jan. 2 - 6, 2017
Students return Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017
 
Bell ringers - using context clues to determine word meanings
 
Vocabulary - Week 1 - flashcards for extra points Tuesday, Jan. 10; quiz Thursday, Jan. 12
 
Literature - Antigone - drama to be read aloud in class; the myth of Oedipus; study questions will be discussed
 
Plans adapted to IEP's.
Plans subject to change.
 
Please provide grade-level reading material for your child at home.

Lesson Plans                      Harper                  English II

Jan. 9-13, 2017

*Friday – library for MAP Screener*

 

Bell ringers – context clues

 

Vocabulary – Week 1; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature - drama terms (listed at bottom); test Tuesday;  Antigone; read aloud in class; answer and discuss study questions, quotations, figurative language; students have Greek drama questions to study

 

Writing - informative; using quotations

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please have grade-level reading material available for your student to read.

 

Drama Terms

Use the literary handbook starting on page R 1 in the literature textbook to define these terms.

  1. act
  2. antagonist
  3. aside
  4. dialogue
  5. drama
  6. monologue
  7. motivation
  8. myth
  9. protagonist
  10. scene
  11. soliloquy
  12. stage directions
  13. tragedy
  14. universal theme
  15. parodos - an ode sung by the chorus at their entrance, usually beginning the

                      play

  1. ode - a song usually rhymed full of noble feeling expressed with dignity
  2. paean - any song of praise, joy, or triumph
  3. exodus - the final scene or departure
See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; RI. 10.1, 4, 7, 10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Jan. 16-20, 2017

Lesson Plans                      Harper                  English II

 

*Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 – no school*

 

Bell ringers – context clues

 

Vocabulary – Week 2; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature -   Antigone; read aloud in class; answer and discuss study questions, quotations, figurative language; students also have Greek drama questions  to study; there will be periodic quizzes; student need to study every night

 

Writing - informative; using quotations

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please have grade-level reading material available for your student to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Jan. 23-27, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – using context clues to determine word meaning; subject/verb agreement; pronoun antecedent agreement

 

Vocabulary – Week 3 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Antigone – test Monday or Tuesday; watch video (play performance) to contrast written word with spoken word; Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address excerpt

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – using context clues to determine word meaning; subject/verb agreement; pronoun antecedent agreement

 

Vocabulary – Week 4 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address excerpt;

 Night – this novel will be distributed to students. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Feb. 6 - Feb. 10, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – main idea of paragraphs; fragments

 

Vocabulary – Week 5 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt - analyze

 Night – students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI.  10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Feb. 13 - Feb. 17, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day

 

Vocabulary – Week 6 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt - analyze

 Night – students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative – compare Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address excerpt to Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Feb. 20 - Feb. 24, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day

 

Vocabulary – Week 7 – daily review and practice; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday; next week is test week over all words

 

LiteratureLetter from Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – analyze;

 Night – finish reading the novel this week; the test will be Thursday or Friday.  Students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

Writing – informative – analyze King’s letter and give reasons if King regretted his decision to be arrested

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

 

RI.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Feb. 27 – Mar. 3, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 8 – test week over all words

 

LiteratureLetter from Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – analyze;

 Night – finish reading the novel this week; the test will be Tuesday.  Students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

Writing – informative – essay - Wednesday

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 6 – Mar. 10, 2017 – 9 weeks’ test week

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

9 Weeks’ test schedule:

 

Wednesday – 4th block

Thursday – 2nd and 3rd blocks

Friday – 1st block

 

The 9 weeks’ exam will consist of one literary text, one informational text, and multiple choice questions based on the texts.

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday

 

Literature –   Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

Spring break dates:  Mar. 13-17, 2017

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

 RI. 10.1-10; RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 20 – Mar. 24, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections; one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, students will read The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers will still be due on Tuesdays.

 

Vocabulary – ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 1

 

Literature –  William Shakespeare – history/biography; Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 Friday, Mar. 24, 2017, students will go to the library to take the MAP screener.

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.

 RI. 10.1-10; RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 27 – Mar. 31, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays.

 

Vocabulary – ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 2

 

Literature –  William Shakespeare – history/biography – test Monday on study questions and playhouse; Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will start Act II Wednesday.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Apr. 3 – 7, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 6-8

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 3

*Due to the two missed days last week, List 2’s quiz will be given on Tuesday, Apr. 4.*

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We are reading Act II this week.

 

Writing/Speaking and Listening – Students individually will write summaries of each scene in Acts I and II; they will work in groups to create one accurate summary from their own summaries; students will then present their summary to the class

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

Apr. 10 – 14, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 *Easter Holiday – April 14-17*

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 9-13.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 4

 

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  Test Tuesday on Acts I and II.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered April 18 – 25.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Apr. 18 – 21, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 **MAP testing - Tuesday - multiple choice; Wednesday - essay writing**

Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest and eats breakfast to prepare for testing.  He/she may want to bring a jacket in case the testing room is cool.

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 14-16.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); Due to MAP testing, vocabulary will be postponed.

 

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

Due to pre-emptive scheduling for MAP testing and the tragedy, we may watch A League of Their Own in honor of Brittney Hill.

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Apr. 24 – 28, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 **MAP make-up testing  - Monday- multiple choice and essay writing**

Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest and eats breakfast to prepare for testing.  He/she may want to bring a jacket in case the testing room is cool.

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 14-15, 18-21.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); List 5; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

May 1-5, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 22-26.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); List 6; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act V this week.  After completing the play, we will finish watching the movie version of Acts III, IV, and V.  Then, we will have a test on the last three acts.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 8-12, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 27-31.

 

Vocabulary – Homonyms List 1; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar – The test on Acts III, IV, and V will be Tuesday.

                   - Poetry

 

Exam – review Thursday and Friday

 

Exam schedule – subject to change:

 

*All exams will be given at 8:00 a.m.*

 

Tuesday, May 16 – 2nd block

Wednesday, May 17 – 1st block

Thursday, May 18 – 3rd block

Monday, May 22 – 4th block

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

May 15-23, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Monday - Chapters 32-35.

 

Vocabulary – review for exam

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar and Night – review for exam

                   - Poetry – read and write various types of poetry

 

 

 

*All exams will be given at 8:00 a.m.*

 

Tuesday, May 16 – 2nd block

Wednesday, May 17 – 1st block

Thursday, May 18 – 3rd block

Monday, May 22 – 4th block

Tuesday – make-up day for missed exams – 60% day

 

* Graduation – Friday, May 19*

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6