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Ellie Wiggins, English IV Honors and English II Advanced Honors

Hello! This webpage will be your source to view upcoming assignments and class resources. As always, feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns- I am here to support you!
 
Room 337 in the Annex
Phone: (615) 904-6789 ext. 23337
 
Schedule:
1st Period: English IV Honors
2nd Period: Planning
3rd Period: English IV Honors
4th Period: English II Advanced Honors
5th Period: English II Advanced Honors
6th Period: English IV Honors
7th Period: English IV Honors
 
 Go Tigers!
ABSENT? Remember, we use TEAMS for all of our communication. I post the lessons PowerPoints, assignment resources, and other information in TEAMS. Also, check the "Weekly Agendas and Due Dates" page below.
Note for Seniors: check Turnitin and Teams for spots to submit English IV Honors work. 

English II Advanced Honors: Weekly Agendas and Due Dates

*please note that these are subject to change

Quarter 2 
Week 1: October 10- October 14
Cold Read Quiz
Grammar Quiz
Pg. 261-265 Launch Text for Quarter Essential Question
Intro Outline for Informational Essay pg. 357-359
Book Project/Intro of Night
Due Dates: Book Project due November 14th
 
Week 2: October 17- October 21
Night Ch.1-2 Close Read and Comprehension Questions
Ch. 1-2 quiz
Grammar Ch. 3 quiz.
Grammar Study Guide Ch. 4 Grammar Work- Transitional Words and Phrases
Due Dates: Finish Night Ch.1-2 Close Read and Comprehension Questions by the beginning of our 10/20 class; Continue reading Night/work on your book project due 11/14; All activities on textbook pages 261-265 due 10/21
 
Week 3: October 24-28
Informational Writing Practice
Body Paragraph Lecture
Night Comprehension Questions 3-4; Grammar Lesson- Ch. 5 and work 69-80
Ch. 4 Grammar QUIZ; Night Ch. 3-4 QUIZ
Due Dates: Finish Night Ch. 3-4 Close Read and Comprehension Questions by the beginning of our 10/28 class; Continue reading Night/work on your book project due 11/14; Night Ch. 3-4 assignment on Teams due 10/28
 
Week 4: October 31- November 4
Informational writing- conclusions- bell work
Conclusions lecture
Night Discussion over Ch. 5-6
The Wretched and the Beautiful- annotating, discussing, and responding to essay questions
Time to work on Grammar Ch. 5- Relative and Non-Essential Clauses
Ch. 5-6 Night Comprehension Questions
Grammar Practice Ch. 5 work on Albert.io
Night Video
Ch. 5-6 of Night Quiz and Ch. 5 Grammar Quiz
Review the Grammar Study Guide over Ch. 6 and time to work pg. 81-88 in the grammar book
Due Dates: Grammar Ch. 6 due 11/11; Grammar Ch. 5 due book work 11/4; Ch. 5-6 of Night Assignment due 11/4; Night Ch. 5-6 Comprehension Questions and Grammar Ch. 5 practice on Albert.io due 11/3
 
Week 5: November 7- November 11
Informational Writing Analysis 
Commonlit paragraph review
Night Discussion Ch. 7-9 Group Discussion 
Night Presentation Information Review
Grammar Ch. 6 Commas 
The censors – 336-339 Textbook 
Night 5-6 Most Missed Questions Review
Ch. 7-9 Night Comprehension Questions (albert.io) 
Grammar Practice Ch. 6 (albert.io) 
The Censors pg. 339-343 as a group
7-9 Night Quiz & Ch. 6 Grammar Quiz; presentation work time
Due Dates: Grammar Ch. 6 Work due 11/11; Night Ch. 7-9 Work due 11/11; Night Presentations due 11/14 on Teams; Comprehension Questions and Grammar Practice due 11/11 if not finished in class
 
Week 6: November 14- November 18
Night Presentations
Due Dates: Censors assignment due 11/18; Presentations due 11/14; Student Grading Responses (8 total) due 11/18
 
Week 7: November 21-November 22
Grammar work Ch. 7
Caged Bird Poetry Activity
Due Dates: n/a

English IV Honors: Weekly Agendas and Due Dates

*please note that these are subject to change

 
Quarter 2
Week 1: October 10- October 14

Q2 Goals
Respond to the first unit questions of the quarter
Monsters and Villains Unit and Introduction to Macbeth- stations! (you will need your books next class)
Overview of the Monsters and Villains Movie Project
The rest of class- conferences and work on your thesis or project

Macbeth continued
The rest of class- conferences and work on your thesis or project
Make sure you have your textbook! As a reminder, you will need it for the next few weeks- you can use the digital version if you prefer that. 
Due Dates: Work on your Monsters and Villains movie project- due 10/24- this is when presentations start too (sign up to present through Signup Genius).
Work on Ch. 2 of thesis due 10/28
 
Week 2: October 17- October 21
Thesis worktime
Monsters and Villains Project worktime
Macbeth Act 2
Due Dates: Work on your Monsters and Villains movie project- due 10/24- this is when presentations start too (sign up to present through Signup Genius).
Work on Ch. 2 of thesis due 10/28
 
Week 3: October 24- October 28
Book fair
Q2 Goal Reflection
Ch. 3 Thesis Lesson
Writing and discussing our 2nd unit question for Q2
Villain presentations 
Macbeth Act 3 
Macbeth Act 1-3 quiz
Due Dates: Ch. 2 thesis and Ch. 1 revisions are due 10/28; Macbeth assignments for Act 2 and 3 are due 10/28 on Teams
 
Week 4: October 31- November 4
Macbeth Acts 4 and 5
Villain Presentations
Assignment work time
Macbeth Act 4-5 Quiz
Macbeth Movie 
Due Dates: Macbeth Act 4- “Research” assignment pg. 330 option given- you can do 1 of the 2 options due 11/10; Study for Macbeth Act 4-5 quiz happening 11/4; Study for Macbeth TEST happening on 11/10 (classes 1 and 3) and 11/11 (classes 6 and 7)
Next critical thesis deadlines:
December 2- Chapter 3: Methodology OR Chapter 3: Preliminary Design (depending on thesis type), December 2- Mentor meeting completed, December 9- Writing Lab appointment, experiments (if this applies to you), and FOSA meeting completed
 
Week 5: November 7- November 11
Q2 Goal Reflection (3rd time this quarter)
Macbeth Study Time- complete the assignment on Teams
Macbeth Review Game
Macbeth Movie
Macbeth Test
Villains Presentations
Due Dates: Macbeth Act 4- “Research” assignment pg. 330 option given- you can do 1 of the 2 options due 11/10; Macbeth Act 5 Summary and Analysis assignment due 11/10. Study for Macbeth TEST happening on 11/10 (classes 1 and 3) and 11/11 (classes 6 and 7)
Next critical thesis deadlines:
December 2- Chapter 3: Methodology OR Chapter 3: Preliminary Design (depending on thesis type), December 2- Mentor meeting completed, December 9- Writing Lab appointment, experiments (if this applies to you), and FOSA meeting completed
 
Week 6: November 14- November 18
Intro to Beowulf
Beowulf: The Wrath of Grendel
Boast assignment overview
Movie Presentations
Beowulf: The Coming of Beowulf
Movie Presentations or Thesis Work Time
Reading checkpoint quiz 1
Thesis work time- fill out the reflection google form 
Due Dates: Boast assignment due 12/2; The Coming of Beowulf response form- if not completed in class due 11/18; The Wrath of Grendel response form- if not completed in class due 11/18; Thesis Work Time Reflection Form due at the end of class today!
Next critical thesis deadlines:
December 2- Chapter 3: Methodology OR Chapter 3: Preliminary Design (depending on thesis type)  AND Chapter 2 Revisions; December 2- Mentor meeting completed; December 9- Writing Lab appointment, experiments (if this applies to you) and FOSA meeting completed
 
Week 7: November 21-22
Beowulf: The Battle With Grendel
Thesis and assignment work time
Due Dates: Boast assignment due 12/2; Beowulf Illustration due in class; Thesis Work Time Reflection Form due at the end of class today!
Next critical thesis deadlines:
December 9- Chapter 3: Methodology OR Chapter 3: Preliminary Design (depending on thesis type)  AND Chapter 2 Revisions; December 2- Mentor meeting completed; December 9- Writing Lab appointment, experiments (if this applies to you) and FOSA meeting completed
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- tissues
- candy