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Honors 9 class calendar
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Vocab/complete ch 3
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Mice/Men quiz/begin ch 4
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Vocab test 2
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Mice/Men focus/keep reading
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In-class essay
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Fall Break begins!
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Writing Response ch 4
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Vocab/wrap up ch 4
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Vocab/finish Mice and Men
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Writing Response/review Socratic Seminar
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Vocab test/prep for Soc Seminar
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Events
Monday 10/2/2017
Vocab/complete ch 3

We workshopped the sentences for the words from ch 4. Vocab test WEDNESDAY. Then I finished reading ch 3 and we discussed Qs 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19. Students were assigned to write responses to Qs 14, 16, 18, 20, and 21 for tomorrow. Quiz on Acts 1-3 tomorrow at the beginning of class. 

Tuesday 10/3/2017
Mice/Men quiz/begin ch 4

After the quiz on Acts 1-3, students shared their responses from the last of the ch 3 reading guide Qs before turning them in. Their homework tonight is to prepare for the vocabulary quiz tomorrow, read the first couple pages of ch 4, and to answer the first three Qs on the ch 4 reading guide. 

Wednesday 10/4/2017
Vocab test 2

Students had their second vocab test covering words from chs 3-4. After that we had a small class discussion on communication among students and teachers, especially as it relates to problem solving and self-advocacy. Back to Mice and Men tomorrow. 

Thursday 10/5/2017
Mice/Men focus/keep reading

After discussing the new character Crooks, we continued to read chapter 4. Homework: prepare to write an in-class essay on the character of Crooks tomorrow.

Friday 10/6/2017
In-class essay

Students had the period to write their essays on the character of Crooks. 

Monday 10/9/2017
Fall Break begins!
Monday 10/16/2017
Writing Response ch 4

Students had most of class to discuss and brainstorm a response to the writing response on dreams in chapter 4 (look in Honors 9 bellwork and writing responses). This is due at the beginning of the class tomorrow. 

Tuesday 10/17/2017
Vocab/wrap up ch 4

We reviewed the five words from ch 5 and students wrote original sentences for them. We shared our responses to the remaining Qs from the rdg guide for ch 4 and I collected the writing response on the characters' dreams. 

Wednesday 10/18/2017
Vocab/finish Mice and Men

We workshopped sentences for ch 6 - vocab test Friday. Students had the rest of the period to read chs 5 and 6 and answer discussion Qs for ch 5: #4, 5, 10, 11=13, 18; ch 6: #3-5, 9. 

Thursday 10/19/2017
Writing Response/review Socratic Seminar

After students completed their writing response (see Honors 9 bellwork and writing responses) - which I did NOT collect yet - I reviewed the purpose, objectives, and guidelines for a Socratic Seminar. After that I distributed the Socratic Seminar questions. Tomorrow in class they will have time after their vocab test to prepare for the Socratic Seminar on Monday

Friday 10/20/2017
Vocab test/prep for Soc Seminar

After the vocabulary test students had the rest of the period to work on their responses to the Socratic seminar questions - Seminar is on MONDAY