USH at a glance

WEEK OF AUGUST 27, 2018: UNITED STATES HISTORY

Important Dates:

Constitution Note Quiz:  8/28

Colonization – Constitution Touchstone:  8/31

Monday 8/27

  1. WU2
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Constitution
  4. Vocab 1 – new Republic – Recon
    1. New Nation – Reconstruction Vocab 118-145kx8u

Tuesday 8/28

  1. Notes Quiz:  Constitution
  2. Notes:  Foreign Policy
    1. New Nation-2gvkejp
  3. Vocab 2 – New Republic – Recon

Wednesday 8/29 – Early Release Day

  1. WU3
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Jeffersonian Democracy
    1. Jeffersonian Democracy-2kdufo3
  4. Jefferson Cartoon
    1. jefferson cartoon-v71138

Thursday 8/30

  1. WU4
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Finish Jeffersonian Democracy
  4. Louisiana Purchase map activity

Friday 8/31

  1. WU5
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  War of 1812
    1. War of 1812-1a8xeva
  4. Touchstone:  Colonization – Constitution
  5. people chart (in the lab)

Brit Week at a glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

Grendel’s Perspective Narrative – due on Tuesday, 8/28

Argumentative Photo Essay – due on TBD

Argument/Claim for Research Project – due on Wednesday, 9/5

Monday, 8/27:

  • Vocabulary Unit 2 Introduction + Choosing the Right Word
  • Continue with SB activities – Perspectives: 1.6; 1.7; 1.11
  • Review EA1 and go over rubric and requirements
  • See student samples of photo essays

Learning Goals:  Consider perspectives and how personal experiences create interpretations of events in a text. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Tuesday, 8/28:

  • Vocab Unit 2 – Synonyms/Antonyms; 1-10 Completing the Sentence
  • Share Grendel Perspective Narratives

Wednesday, 8/29 – Early Release Day:

  • Read from Grendel – How do your narratives compare to Gardner’s Grendel perspective?

Thursday – Friday, 8/30-31:

  • Vocab Unit 2 – 11-20 Completing the Sentence
  • Using the IPads – Partners optional – Work on Argumentative Photo Essay – due date TBD

 

USH week at a glance

WEEK OF AUGUST, 20, 2018: UNITED STATES HISTORY

TEST is Thursday (23rd)

Touchstone is the 31st (rebound opportunity)

if we do not have time for Constitution on this test we will have a separate Quiz for that information.  Date is TBA.

Monday 8/20

  1. WU10
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Finish Revolution
  4. Preview Test
    1. colonization – constitution preview test S18-xyqox4
    2. answer sheet:  100answersheet-2nhjqx6

Tuesday 8/21

  1. WU check
  2. notes:
  3. actv:

Wednesday 8/22 – Review Day

  1. Notes:
  2. go over people chart
  3. go over preview test answers
  4. go over study guide

Thursday 8/23

  1. Q&A time (usually 15 minutes)
  2. Colonization – Constitution Test
  3. New Republic – Reconstruction Vocab1

Friday 8/24

  1. WU1 (wu check #2):
  2. discuss
  3. notes:
  4. New Republic – Reconstruction Vocab 2

Brit Lit Week at a Glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Research novel must be in class each Friday
  • Vocabulary books are here! Pay your $10 asap. We will begin with vocabulary on Monday, 8/20

Monday, 8/20:

  • Continue with SB activities – Perspective
  • Intro PPT and read/analyze from Beowulf  – track literary devices as we read

UNIT 1 Learning Goals:  Consider perspectives and how personal experiences create interpretations of events in a text. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Tuesday, 8/21:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Beowulf – track literary devices as we read
  • Intro “Perspective” narrative – Grendel’s point of view

Wednesday, 8/22:

  • Finish reading/analyzing Beowulf – track literary devices as we read
  • Complete perspectives chart on Beowulf vs Grendel

Thursday, 8/23:

  • In lab 113 to compose Grendel’s perspective narratives

Friday, 8/24:

  • Reading Day – novel for research
  • Complete bib card for novel together
  • Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the argument for my paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

USH at a glance

please understand all is subject to actually getting books!  We will have a vocab quiz on Thursday

8/13 Monday

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:
  4. actv:

8/14 Tuesday

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:
  4. Visual Vocab
  5. Review

8/15 Wednesday

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:
  4. Actv:

8/16 Thursday

  1. Vocab Quiz
  2. Notes:
  3. Actv:

8/17 Friday

  1. WU
  2. Notes:
  3. Actv:

Brit week at a glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Research novel must be in class by Friday, 8/17
  • Vocabulary books are here! Pay your $10 asap. We will begin with vocabulary on Monday, 8/20

Monday, 8/13:

  • SOAPSTone one of your peers narratives; discuss
  • Unpack SB Unit 1 and requirements for EA1
  • Begin Perspectives SB unit 1 with film Vantage Point

Tuesday, 8/14:

  • Finish viewing film Vantage Point; discussion and relating to SB Unit 1

Wednesday, 8/15:

  • Continue with SB activities – Perspective
  • Review requirements for EA 1
  • Read/analyze from Beowulf  “The Wrath of Grendel” – track literary devices as we read

Learning Goals:  Consider perspectives and how personal experiences create interpretations of events in a text. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Thursday, 8/16:

  • Continue reading/anlayzing Beowulf – track literary devices as we read
  • Intro “Perspective” narrative – Grendel’s point of view

Friday, 8/17:

  • First Reading Day – novel for research
  • Complete bib card for novel together
  • Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the argument for my paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

USH week at a glance

WEEK OF AUGUST 6, 2018: UNITED STATES HISTORY

Please be patient as we are getting text books and other items put into place.  Will update the blog daily if needed to help fill in info as needed.

 

For power point notes please scroll down to the 1st week of the unit.  There are some items that need to be added at the end, such as Constitution notes.

8/6:  Monday

  1. WU3
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Colonization
  4. Salem video / lab (3rd pd. in the lab)

8/7:  Tuesday

  1. WU4
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  American Life during Colonization
  4. vocab
  5. review ?’s

8/8: Wednesday

  1. WU5
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  French and Indian War
  4. people chart
  5. Review ?’s tba

8/9:  Thursday

  1. WU6
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  French and Indian War / Revolution (Taxation)
  4. tba

8/10: Friday

  1. WU7
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Revolution
  4. tba

Week at a glance

Monday-Tuesday, 8/6-8/7: 

  • Writing lessons for reflective essay
  • Pre-writing, drafting, editing, revising, publishing [or turning in for a grade ;)]
  • Read some examples of “Good Writing” and discuss literary devices and techniques used by the authors of  (1) “When the Shooting Stops” (2) “Rosary Beads and Sensible Shoes”
  • “Respond and reflect” via 3×5 cards – What did you like or dislike? What works or doesn’t work? What are some ways you would like to improve your writing whether it be for pleasure, an assignment or a college or scholarship essay?
  • Showing not Telling exercises/practice
  • Learning Goals: What makes good writing?Analyze model pieces of narrative writing recognizes/noting literary devices, language, and conventions used by the authors.  ELAGSE12W1, 2, 4, 5, 8; ELAGSE12W2; ELAGSE12L1, 2

Wednesday-Thursday, 8/8-8/9:

  • Work with your partner to draft your first writing piece.
  • Summative Assessment – Compose a reflective essay – partners optional – fiction or nonfiction employing literary techniques reviewed/discussed from model pieces
  • Learning Goals: What makes good writing?Analyze model pieces of narrative writing recognizes/noting literary devices, language, and conventions used by the authors.  ELAGSE12W1, 2, 4, 5, 8; ELAGSE12W2; ELAGSE12L1, 2

Friday, 8/10:

  • Go over all requirements for semester long research/writing project
  • Read this book if… (ppt)
  • Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the argument for my paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

Brit week at a glance

Welcome to your last English class before college! (Unless you take my Modern Mythology class next semester…) 🙂

Course syllabus linked here:  Syllabus British Lit FALL18-28atxme

Wednesday, August 1st:

  • Intro to Brit. Lit./Comp. – Go over syllabus, class procedures, student profiles, TRSS
  • Teacher introduction letter to student
  • HW: Write a letter introducing yourself to Ms. O –  due by Friday, 8/4

Thursday, August 2nd:

  • Take up signed syllabus acknowledgements and begin taking up $10 for vocabulary books – We will begin vocabulary on Monday, August 13th. You must have your book by that time.
  • In class diagnostic writing pre-assessment

Friday, August 3rd:

  • Take up signed syllabus acknowledgements and $10 for vocabulary books
  • Student letters of introduction due today
  • In class diagnostic grammar and conventions pre-assessment

 

WELCOME BACK/Coach Henghold’s Schedule

Welcome Back to all for the 2018 FALL Semester. Below is Coach Henghold’s Schedule:

1st: World History with Coach Storey in Freshman Academy

2nd: Brit Lit with Mrs. Oberste in room 106

3rd: Brit Lit with Mrs. Oberste in room 106

4th: Planning

Advisement and Hoya Block will be in room 113

*All of my Caseload kids should sign up for my HOYA BLOCK