English 10

Mrs. Rawlins English 10

 

English 10
Mrs. Rawlins – Room 204

440-466-4831 ext. 4000 or michelle.rawlins@genevaschools.org

 

Assignments

8/23

Summer Reading Test 

8/24:

Give yourself 10-15 minutes to respond.  Make sure I receive your word count 

Gothic Literature Notes

8/27:

Gothic Literature Review Handout

Unit 1 Academic Notes 

Usher Concept Vocab Handout

Read My introduction to Gothic Literature pages 6-7 

8/28

Complete Journal 2 give yourself 10-15 minutes to write and give me your word count

Get a copy of First-Read Guide for taking notes on The Fall of the House of Usher 

Begin Usher:  read through paragraph 4 on page 15

8/29

Continue Usher:  Read through paragraph 24 on page 22

8/30

Growth Measure Testing

 8/31

Finish SGM

There, Their, They're Quiz

Continue Usher read pages 22-24, paragraphs 25-29 and continue annotating on your first-read guide

9/4

Complete the Connotation Handout, Finish The Fall of the House of Usher page 24-30, Finish annotating your First-Read Guide, complete the "Respond" Box by writing a summary oft he story and complete the "Connect" Box

9/5

Make sure your First-Read Guide is completed, Complete the Analyze the Text Questions # 1-5 on page 32, Complete the Usher Reader Response Writing Task 

 9/6

Finish the Usher Reader Response Writing Task, Begin the Gothic Literature Chart (cite a passage from the text as an example in the appropriate box - cite the paragraph number too, in the explanation box, explain what makes the passage fit the Gothic model)

9/7

Finish and turn in Gothic Literature Elements Chart, Complete the Usher Test Review (test Monday, First-Read Guide due Monday too) 

9/10

Turn in First-Read Guide for Usher, Fall of the House of Usher test, Vocab List #1 

9/11

Complete Journal #3, give yourself 10-15 minutes to write about what you would do if you won 5 million dollars (make sure I get your word count), Complete the concept vocab handout for House Taken Over, Complete the Word Study-patterns of word changes Handout 

9/12

1st Period: lamps and pins ceremony - no class

2nd Period:  Vocab List 1 sentence Check, House Taken Over Notes, Review Word Study Handout

9/13

1st Period:  Vocab List 1 sentence Check, House Taken Over Notes, Review Word Study Handout, Magic Realism Reteach Handout, Begin House Taken Over-read through paragraph 3 on page 38

2nd Period:  Magical Realism Reteach Handout, Read House Taken Over pages 37-42, annotate on your first-read guide 

2nd Period:  Vocab List 1 Test, Complete the Close read questions for paragraph 29 of House Taken Over 

9/14

1st Period:  Vocab List 1 test, Read House Taken Over page 39-paragraph 21 on page 41

2nd Period:  Vocab List 1 Test, Complete the Close read questions for paragraph 29 of House Taken Over  

9/17 

1st Period:  Take a Copy of Vocab List 2 , Finish House Taken Over, pages 41-42 (paragraph 22-> end), Complete the Paragraph 29 close read response,         Complete the Magical Realism Handout for House

2nd Period:  Take a copy of Vocab List 2, Finish the Paragraph 29 Close read response, Complete Adverbs Handout, Complete Magical Realism Handout for House

18 September 

Complete Journal 4:  Scary Story – make sure I get your word count, Complete the Magical Realism Characteristics Chart, Complete the House Taken Over Review Handout 

19 September

Complete the Vocab list 2 sentence check, House Taken Over Test, Begin prewriting/Planning for explanatory Essay – take a prewriting handout for help and consult page 58 in textbook  (this is a 5x5 essay-introduction, 3 body paragraphs for evidence from Usher, House, and real life, conclucion)

20 September

Work on prewriting and drafting of explanatory essay - get an evidence sheet to work on 

9/21

Vocab Test List 2, continue drafting explanatory essay (fill in evidence chart and prewriting handouts) 

9/24

Get a copy of Vocab List 3 for this week, continue drafting explanatory essay 

9/25

Continue Drafting Essay, Peer edit checklist is availiable when rough draft is complete 

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