Jun. 7, 2012

Exam Review.

Jun. 6, 2012

Hero Essays due
Exam Review

Jun. 5, 2012

Vocabulary Test - 45 Vocab words from The Outsiders.
Finish Hero Essays - Peer Review and comments.

Jun. 4, 2012

Work on Hero Essays.

Jun. 1, 2012

9A - Transfer of Flags Ceremony

9B
Begin Outlining


May 31, 2012

Final Writing Assessment - In class essay

May 30, 2012

Quiz on Ch. 9-12
Finish the Outsiders Movie

May 29, 2012

Finish Ch. 12 - We're Finished the Novel!!!!
Begin Hero Essay Assignment

Day 1.
Brainstorming and Gathering Evidence.

May 28, 2012

9A Only - Due today Chapter 10 already read.



Read Ch. 11-12

May 25, 2012

Flag Raising - 6th Grade
9A
Senior Project presentation
9B
Song Analysis "Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Prestley

Read Ch. 10 -
Finish Cherry Valance Corrections

May 24, 2012


Finish Reading Ch. 9

Song Analysis "Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Prestley

Begin Chapter 10
Homework: 9A Only - Read Ch. 10

May 23, 2012

Finish Cherry Letter Corrections
Finish Character Charts (updated to Ch. 8)

Read Ch. 9

May 22, 2012

Corrections: Cherry Valance Letters.
Finish Outsiders Movie Part 2

May 17, 2012

Quiz on Ch. 5-8

30 min. of Outsiders movie part 2

May 16, 2012

9A - Substitution (Alfonso) - 2:05-3:05
Character Chart (updated to Ch. 8)

9B-
Character Chart (updated to Ch. 8)

May 15, 2012

9A - MAP Test Reading 10:15-12:15


9B
Letter from Cherry Valance Due
Song Analysis: "Help!" by the Beatles

Connection to the importance of Family in the novel.
Finish Ch. 8


May 14, 2012

9A
Song Analysis: "Help!" by the Beatles

Connection to the importance of Family in the novel.
Finish Ch. 8


9B
Students must have Ch. 7 read.
Review Questions (done orally in class)

Vocabulary Ch. 8-9

Start reading Ch. 8

May 11, 2012

9A
Review Questions (done orally in class)

Vocabulary Ch. 8-9

Begin Ch. 8

9B
Read Ch. 7 - Finish reading for homework (due Monday May 14th)
Homework:

Letter due Tuesday May 15th

May 10, 2012

9A
Read Ch. 7

9B
Read rest of Ch. 6.

May 9, 2012

9B - MAP Test Reading 10:15-12:15

9A - Substitution (Alfonso) - 2:05-3:05
Letter Assignment:

May 8, 2012

9A -
Song Analysis: "I'm so lonesome I could cry," by Hank Williams

Connection to the importance of friends and family in the novel.
Finish Ch. 6
Chapter 6 review questions.


9B - MAP Test Language 7:45-9:45


May 7, 2012

9A -
Finish Ch. 5. begin Ch. 6
9B -
Read Chapter 6
Chapter 6 review questions.


May 4, 2012

9A - MAP Test Language 10:15-12:15

9B - Finish Ch. 5.
Song Analysis: "I'm so lonesome I could cry," by Hank Williams

May 3, 2012

Vocab. Ch. 5-7

Song Analysis "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash

Connection to violence, prison and poverty in the novel

Start Ch. 5

May 2, 2012

Quiz #1 on Chapters 1-4

Watch 30 min. of Outsiders Movie

May 1, 2012

Labour Day - No Classes


Apr. 30, 2012

Review Question Ch. 2 + 3 Venn Diagram of Socs and Greasers - 15 min.


Read Ch. 4 - 45 min.

Apr. 27, 2012

Vocabulary Ch. 3+4

Read Ch. 3

Apr. 26, 2012

Character Chart due.
Read Chapter 2 - Reader's theatre.
Notes - Slang words from The Outsiders


Apr. 25, 2012

Report Card Day - No Classes.

Apr. 24, 2012

Character chart Assignment

Due Wednesday if not finished in class.


Apr. 23, 2011

Continue reading The Outsiders Ch. 1
Finish Time Travel Story corrections

Apr. 20, 2012

Vocabulary Assignment #1 Ch. 1-2

Introduction to the music and clothes of the Greasers and the Socs
Greasers - Poor, greasy long hair, Leather jackets, jeans, Elvis Prestley
Socs - Rich, "Preppy," nice clothes, shorter hair, The Beatles
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Begin reading The Outsiders Ch. 1: Read to p. 7

Apr. 19, 2012

9A -
Theme Anticipation - The Outsiders

Class Discussion Mark.

Novel Sign out.

9B - Reading Assignment
p. 374-378 Interactive Reader.
Do Chart p. 378

Apr. 18, 2012

9B - No Classes - Convivencia
9A - Reading Assignment
p. 374-378 Interactive Reader.
Do Chart p. 378

Apr. 17, 2012

9A -
Review of grades / Time Travel Stories
Finish Time Travel Movie (last 25 min.)

9B
Theme Anticipation - The Outsiders

Class Discussion Mark.

Novel Sign out.

Apr. 16, 2012

9A - Continue Time Travel Movie (with discussion and analysis)

9B -
Review of grades / Time Travel Stories
Finish Time Travel Movie (last 25 min.)

Apr. 13, 2012

4th Quarter Begins today

9A - Time Travel Movie (with discussion and analysis)
9B - Finish Time Travel Movie (with discussion and analysis)