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August 2014
4 Due: Summer Reading Journal
5 Due: Academic Integrity Poll & Reflection Paragraph
6 Due: Read "Why Students Cheat" & "Common Myths" articles (in DropBox); Compose "causes" reflection paragraph
7 Due: Reflection Questions about Common App Teacher Evaluation & Sewanee's Honor System
8 Due: Summer Reading Self Reflection
11 DUE: Academic Integrity Essay (typed) / Bring a copy of Strunk & White's Elements of Style, 4th ed.
12 Due: Read Elements of Style, Ch. 1
13 Quiz - Elements of Style, Ch. 1 (Textbook distribution afterward)
14 Due: Read Elements of Style, Ch. 2
15 Quiz - Elements of Style, Ch. 2 / DUE: Identify 3 archetypes (minimum of 1 of each type) from your summer choice book; bring book
18 Due: Read Elements of Style, Ch. 3 / DUE: draft of Archetypes Graphic Organizer (summer choice novel)
19 Quiz - Elements of Style, Ch. 3 / DUE: Typed Archetypes Graphic Organizer
20 Read & annotate both articles named "How to Mark a Book" (DropBox under "Annotation")
21 Bring to class both annotation articles, 3 colors of highlighters, summary analysis, teen violence article, and sample summary analysis
22 Due: Summary statement ( < 25 words ) and Claim for one of the annotation articles
25 Quiz - Elements of Style, Ch. 4
26 Due: Typed Summary Analysis (including MLA Citation) on annotation article / OPEN HOUSE - 6 PM
27 Class Officer Applications due to Mrs. Brown, Room 22A
28 TEST - Elements of Style, Ch. 1-5 / Due: Annotation of Intro to Voice Lessons (through section on Diction) AND Diction Lesson 1, Questions # 1-2 / Student Council Applications due after school (Auditorium)
29 Due: Apply activity from Diction Lesson 1
September 2014
1 NO SCHOOL: Labor Day
3 DUE: Annotation of paragraphs on Detail (Voice Lessons Intro) and Detail Lesson 1 (not "Apply"); print out two poems from Links page / END of PRORESS REPORTING PERIOD
4 DUE: Detail Lesson 2 (not "Apply"), read & annotate "My Papa's Waltz" and complete Diction exercise (online), AND verify summer assignment grades / CLASS ELECTIONS
5 DUE: Detail Lesson 4 (not "Apply") / BRING 4-6 index cards
8 DUE: Annotate Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" and bring 4-5 index cards
9 Due: Complete Diction exercise (online) for "To His Coy Mistress"
10 Due: "Got-itus" Diction activity & Detail 4 Apply; PROGRESS REPORTS ISSUED
11 Due: Action Verb Activity / Homecoming voting in class
12 Bring Vocab Workbook (G) if you have it
13 Spartan Festival & Run for Sparta 5K
15 Due: Diction Scale definitions (10)
16 Due: Typed Diction Scale assignmnet
17 Due: Vocab Workbook Unit 1 (p. 12-21: ALL pages and blanks)
18 Due: Claim statement for Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz" / Parent-Teacher Conferences (3 - 6 & 4 - 7 PM)
19 NO SCHOOL: District Learning Day for Teachers
23 Due: Annotation of exposition of Maynard's "Fan CLub" (in DropBox "Short Stories" folder if you were not present to pick up)
24 Due: Vocab WB Unit 2, p. 22-31 (ALL blanks filled in)
October 2014
3 END of 1st QUARTER
6 FALL BREAK
7 FALL BREAK
8 FALL BREAK
9 FALL BREAK
10 FALL BREAK
15 PSAT (Fees have been waived for sophomores - PSAT scores are required for AP application in the spring and for a major project in English)
30 PLAN Test
November 2014
11 NO SCHOOL: Veteran's Day

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