Pacing Calendar

  •  Dual Credit 

    (Syllabus Helper outline) Calendar:  ALL dates and assignments are subject to change at teacher’s discretion.

    WEEK 1 AUGUST

    M 19- Teacher Work Day 

    T20 Introductions and Syllabus 

    W21TH22 Timed Literacy Narrative

    F 23 Reading Quiz over SMG p. 1-27

    GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE: 

     Summer Reading Assessment

    Read Norton “Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street” p. 622- 648 homework

     

    WEEK 2

    M26 Bartleby Reading Quiz

    T27  -Handout Expectations for Remembering an Event first Essay.

    Set up Binder & SAT practice questions/American Lit. Introduction notes &/ Timeline handouts 

    Embedding quotes expectations

    W28  Computer Lab   

    TH29 Computer Lab 

    Read SMG p. 22-55 before class  

    F30 Computer Lab PAPER #1 NARRATIVE (Ch. 2) 

    DUE Monday Sept 2 - MIDNIGHT turnitin.com

     

    SEPTEMBER   WEEK 3

    M2  NO SCHOOL

    T3 Read model Profile Essays in class

    W4 Notes on American Lit- Romantic Gothic- Transcendentalism:

    Hawthorne- Emerson- Whitman- Dickinson

    TH5 Hawthorne-Emerson-Whitman

    F6 RCQ SMG p 58-87 Handout Profile Essay Expectations

     

    WEEK 4

    M9 American Renaissance  Test

    T10 Rough Draft Profile Essay

    W11 Draft in Computer Lab

    TH12 Draft in Computer Lab

    F13 Computer Lab PAPER #2 PROFILE (Ch. 3) DUE SUNDAY Sept 15  MIDNIGHT turnitin.com


    WEEK 5

    M16 Teacher Work Day 

    T17 Read SMG 242-255 before class. 

       Journal in class.

     interpreting Visual Arguments Practice 

    W18 Mark Twain & H.B. Stowe Argument narrative devices - humor, litotes, tone, logos, ethos, pathos

    TH19 Chapter 1 Huck Finn & Chapter 7 Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Finish for Homework)

    F20 Counterarguments (Fold the Line)






    Week 6

    M23 RCQ SMG Quiz 608- 621

    T24 Letter from Birmingham Jail 

    SMG 522-27.

    W25  Annotation and argument practice

    TH26 Annotation and argument practice

    F27 American Realism Intro- homework:  Occurrence at Owl Creek, Story of an Hour, The Yellow Wallpaper 


    WEEK 7 

    M30  American Realism RCQ

    OCTOBER T1 Project Expectations

    W2 Writing Portfolio

    TH3 Writing Portfolio 

    F4 Common Assignment NLC

     

    WEEK 8

    M7 Bring Rough Draft Argument to class

    T8 

     W9 computer Lab

    TH10 Computer Lab

    F11 Computer Lab

     PAPER #3 Argument (Ch. 6) DUE SUNDAY Oct 13 MIDNIGHT turnitin.com (rollover grade)


    WEEK 9

    M14 Read SMG 242-255 before class. 

       Journal in class.

     T15 Intro The Crucible & Viewing guide

    W16 Viewing The Crucible

    TH17 Viewing The Crucible

    F18 Viewing The Crucible

    EARLY RELEASE

    1st GRADING PERIOD ENDS


    WEEK 10

    M21

    Viewing The Crucible

    T22 Share/Draft/Conference/Model

    W23 Computer Lab

     TH24 Computer Lab

    F25 Computer Lab 

    PAPER # 4 EVALUATION

     (Ch 8) over The Crucible Film or play DUE SUNDAY OCT 27  MIDNIGHT turnitin.com


    WEEK 11

    M28 Viewing guide The Crucible Due

    T29  Proposal writer’s conferences in class

    W30 Computer Lab

    TH31 Computer Lab HALLOWEEN

    NOVEMBER

    F1 PAPER #5 Outline Proposal of a solution (Ch. 7) due SUNDAY November 3 midnight



    WEEK 12

    M4 My Antonia Introduction

    T5 My Antonia Notes Cont.

    W6 Annotated Bib Expectations given- topics due Friday or before break.

    TH7 My Antonia reading time

    F8 RCQ My Antonia Ch. 1-6

    Annotated Bib topics due 


    WEEK 13 

    M11 NO SCHOOL

    T12 Model of Annotated Bibs

    W13 Reading work day

    TH14  RCQ My Antonia Ch. 7-19

    Begin Roundtable

    F15 Roundtable novel


    WEEK 14 

    M18 - Model Annotated Bibs. 

    T19 SSR My Antonia

    W20 My Antonia TEST 

    TH21 Lab for Bib

    F22 Lab for Bib


    THANKSGIVING WEEK Nov 25-29


    DECEMBER WEEK 15 

    M2 Lab for Bib

    T3 Lab for Bib

    W4 Lab for Bib

    TH5 Lab fir Bib

    F6 Annotated bibliography DUE DECEMBER 8 11:59 PM turnitin.com


    WEEK 16 STAAR TEST NO LAB or COWS AVAILABLE

    M9 Handout Final Exam Review

    T10  Creative Writing in genre

    W11  Creative Writing in genre

    TH12  Creative Writing in genre

    F13 Share out Creative Writing


    WEEK 17  Dec 16-20

    (FINAL EXAMS WEEK) 

    Your final exam will include review questions over readings, essay styles, Blue Book vocabulary, and SAT type questions covered throughout fall semester- 20%

     Assessments  75%

     Formative 25%

    SAT practice questions (part of final exam questions)

    FINAL EXAMS 20% of overall grade