Vocab week 10 is due on Wednesday. (5th period is due by Thursday, since they don't meet on Wednesday). Vocab test is on Friday. Fourth and fifth period need their new syllabi signed by your parents so that your parents have the new contact information for your teachers.
By November 30th, please read up to p.167 "Valentine Heart". You will also be tested on 2/3's of your IRB's on the Wednesday you return.
November 17th-19th You should all be reading a lot! You all wanted to push back your IRB test, so you won't be tested on your IRB until you get back from break, when you will be tested on 2/3's of your book. All quizzes for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian are up on Quizstar.
Monday- Get new vocab words. Read. There is a new Diary quiz up that covers up to p.83, "Slouching Towards Thanksgiving".
Tuesday- We will be in the library trying out emulators so we can play Clash together
Wednesday- Discuss Thanksgiving. vocab HWK 9 due
Thursday- Diary quiz up to p.98
Friday- Vocab Test 9
November 3rd-7th I should be back this week. You need to start reading your next IRB and we will be starting The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian.
Monday- Short Story Element Unit Test; Vocab week 7
Tuesday- Start The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
Wednesday- Vocab HWK 7
Thursday- Vocab Review
Friday- Vocab Test 7
October 27th- 31st As some of you might have noticed, I have been out with a substitute. My father is very ill and I am spending time with him. I should be back in the next week or so. UPDATE: We are redoing week 6 words! No homework and you will be tested on week 6 words again. You do need to choose your next IRB quickly. You will research the books in class and write another letter to be signed by your guardians.
Monday- Vocab Words Start reading about Amy Tan.
Tuesday- Read about family roles in China.
Wednesday- You need to pick your new IRBs!!! The book is due in class on November 11th and the first reading is due a week after that, so get your book and start reading.
Thursday- Vocab review in class. Read/analyze "Two Kinds"; Write an IRB letter to your parents. Have this signed and in class by Monday.
Friday- Vocab test 6- Redo!; Review your short story elements for a short story unit test on Monday.
Wednesday- IRB 1 due (first third of the book); Vocab HWK 4 "Who has been the person that helped you transition into adulthood?"
Thursday- Lit Circles notes due- Book chats in small groups. Here is the link to the Lit Circles notes.
Friday- Vocab test 4
September 29th-October 3rd
Monday- You need to keep reading!
Wednesday- Vocab HWK 3 due. "When did you realize that you weren't a child anymore?"
Friday- Vocab Test 3
Monday- Keep reading your IRB
Tuesday- Make sure you have your book
Wednesday- Your IRB is due in class. Vocab Week 2 due.
Friday- Vocab Quiz 2
Monday- Start reading
Tuesday- Letter home to parents
Wednesday- Vocab homework
Thursday- Writing Assignment 1 due
Friday- Vocab test 1