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January 2017
3 SEMESTER II BEGINS / BRING: Folger Shakespeare Library edition of Shakespeare's Othello
5 Due: Annotate text p. xiii – xxiv (“Shakespeare’s Othello” and “Shakespeare’s Language” – stop when you reach “Shakespeare’s Life”); watch and take notes on Standard Deviants video “intro to Shakespeare Tragedies” (see Links page, stop at 18:30 min mark)
6 Due: Annotate text p. xlv – li (“Introduction to This Text”); watch and take notes on Standard Deviants "What is Tragedy?" (START at 15:06 until the end at 24:30); download & annotte "shakespeare's Plays" (dropBox)
9 Quiz - Othello Introductory Materials
10 Due: Othello Opinionnaire (compose reflections on 2 topics - 1/2 page each)
11 REPORT CARD ISSUED / Due: Othello Vocab Set I
12 Due: Complete annotation of Othello Act I and Irony analysis; update motif tracker; BRING: Optional renewal form and Glossary of Literary Terms
13 Due: Complete Applied Practice 2 (started in class) and annotate Othello, Act II, Scene 1 (ahead of viewing this time) ; Review Tragedy Video Project instructions (DropBox)
17 Due: Othello Act II Imagery Analysis
18 Due: Othello Vocab Set 2 (DropBox) and Applied Practice #3
19 Due: Othello Vocab Set 3 & annotate Act III, Scenes 1-2
23 Due: Annotation of Othello Act IV and Atmosphere analysis
25 Due: Vocabulary Unit 8
26 Due: Tragedy Video Project Proposal (one per person)
27 Due: Annotation of Othello Act V
31 Due: Imagery Tracker Index Cards
February 2017
1 3rd PROGRESS REPORTING PERIOD ENDS
1 Due: Vocab Unit 9
2 Due: Characterization Assignment (DropBox)
3 TEST - Vocab Units 1-9 AND Othello Sets 1-3
6 POSTPONED: Personality Profiler
7 AP Information Night (Come with a parent!)
8 Due: Vocab Unit 10; PROGRESS REPORTS ISSUED
9 Due: Othello Thematic Review (DropBox) / Parent-Teacher Conferences (3-6 PM)
10 NO SCHOOL (District Learning Day for teachers)
13 Quiz - Othello Acts III-V annotations & characterization
14 Due: Annotation of Chopin's "Story of an Hour" (DropBox ---> Short Stories)
15 Due: TRAGEDY VIDEO PROJECT
17 Due: Print & annotate two articles (one from each folder) - DropBox --->Major Works ---> P&P
20 Bring: An unannotated copy of Jane Austin's Pride & Prejudice (Links) / Due: P&P Opinionnaire (DropBox) & Read "General Notes (p 378-381 of the 2014 printing of the Penguin Classics edition)
22 Read instructions for First Impressions Character Journal; annotate Chapter 1 of Pride & Prejudice
23 Due: Annotate Ch. 2 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapter & update character tracker)
24 Due: Annotate Ch. 3-6 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & update character tracker)
27 Due: Vocabulary Point Recovery Assignment / AP Application website opens / Due: Annotate Ch. 7-12 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & update character tracker)
March 2017
2 JOURNALISM INTEREST MEETING 2:25 PM in E208
3 Due: Annotate Ch. 13-19 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & update character tracker) / QUIZ
6 Due: Assessing Characters: Collins/Wickham
7 AP Information Night (Those wanting a recommendation for AP Lang from me should make every effort to attend with a parent)
8 Due: Vocab Unit 11
10 END OF 3rd QUARTER / DEADLINE to apply for an AP class
13 NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
14 NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
15 NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
16 NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
17 NO SCHOOL (Spring Break)
21 PERIODS 1-4 meet in Library for KUDER Inventory
22 Due: Annotate Ch. 20-24 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & start NEW character tracker)
24 Due: Annotate P&P Ch. 25-29 (title chapters & continue NEW character tracker) / Students should receive notification of AP status for next year; appeals begin
27 Due: Annotate Ch. 30-36 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & continue NEW character tracker)
29 Due: Vocab Unit 12 / REPORT CARD ISSUED
30 Due: Annotate Ch. 37-42 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & continue NEW character tracker)
31 Due: Annotate Ch. 43-46 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & continue NEW character tracker)
April 2017
3 MAP Testing in classroom
4 Due: Annotate Ch. 47-51 of Pride & Prejudice (title chapters & continue NEW character tracker) AND Applied Practices 10-12
5 TEST: Vocabulary Units 1-12
11 Due: Complete annotations & chapter titles for P&P; complete Applied Pratices 10-12
12 Due: Vocab Unit 13 AND complete Final Impressions Character Tracker (template & instructions in DropBox)
13 Due: Small group discussion questions (P&P folder in DropBox) / BRING: an UNANNOTATED copy of Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God' (Harper Perennial - Modern Classics)
14 NO SCHOOL (Spring Holiday)
18 TN Ready EOC - Part I
19 4th PROGRESS REPORTING PERIOD ENDS
20 2nd Period: Meet in Room M210
21 Due: Revised MLA draft of P&P Character Essay (DropBox)
24 Due: TEWWG Ch. 1 annotations & analysis questions (DropBox) / TN Ready EOC - Parts II & III (moved)
25 Due: Read instructions for TEWWG group teaching assignment (DropBox)
26 TN Ready EOC - Part IV / PROGRESS REPORTS ISSUED
27 Due: TEWWG annotations for Ch. 2-5 (Group teachings begin for Period 1 & 5) & Unit 14 Vocab
28 Due: TEWWG annotations for Ch. 6-8 (Group teaching continue for Period 1 & 5, and begin for Periods 2-4)
May 2017
1 Due: TEWWG annotations for Ch. 9-11 & selected questions from Applied Practices 1-4
26 END OF 4th QUARTER

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