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Melanie Thomas Honors English IV

 "Drive away and try to keep smiling. Get a little rock and roll on the radio and go toward all the life there is with all the courage you can find and all the belief you can muster. Be true, be brave, stand. All the rest is darkness."

—Stephen King, IT

 
BIG EVENTS HAPPENING THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 15!
 
Monday, 10/15: 1984 Test (Part II only); Script and Press Release due (Turnitin)
Tuesday, 10/16: ACT
Friday, 10/19: Field Trip
 
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE: Your 1984 Act III test has been postponed.  Please check the calendar below.
 
 

2nd Nine Weeks

Week 1

 

October 8: Monsters and Villains Unit; 1984 Part II complete by 10/15

October 9: 1984 work day: Group contracts due to turnitin.com by 11:59

October 10/11: Reading day; Thesis work day

October 12: 1984 Project work day

 

Week 2

 

October 15: 1984 Act II test; Script/press release due to turnitin.com by 11:59

October 16: ACT; Finish 1984 before Monday

October 17/18: 1984 Project: Filming; Propaganda poster must be turned in once filming is completed

 

Week 3

 

October 22: 1984, Act III, chapter 1

October 23: 1984 project due in my email by 11:59 and personal reflection due to turnitin.com by 11:59

October 24/25: 1984 project presentations

October 26: 1984; Thesis due date

 

Week 4

 

October 29: 1984 Act III Minitest; Macbeth Introduction

October 30: Macbeth Act I

October 31-November 1: Macbeth II and III

November 2: Macbeth IV and V

 

Week 5

 

November 5: Macbeth Test; Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf introduction

November 7-8 Beowulf: Grendel, Beowulf, and Battle with Grendel 

November 9: Grendel’s Mother and The Battle with Grendel’s Mother

 

Week 6

 

November 12: Introduction to Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None

November 13: Introduction to TV and Movie Monsters and Villains Project; Beowulf mini-test

November 14: And Then There Were None, chapter 1

November 15: Early dismissal (Thesis work day)

November 16: And Then There Were None, chapter 2; Homework read through chapter 5

 

Week 7

 

November 19: ATTWN quiz; Monsters and Villains Project Work Day

November 20: Monsters and Villains Project Work Day; ATTWN through chapter 10 by November 30

 

Week 8

 

November 26: Thesis work day; Presentation PPT via Turnitin

November 27: TV and Movie Monsters and Villains Project Presentations

November 28-29: onsters and Villains Project Presentations; Reading day

November 30: ATTWN quiz; Monsters and Villains Project Presentations; Finish ATTWN (including epilogue) by December 7

 

Week 9

 

December 3: TV and Movie Monsters and Villains Project Presentations

December 4: TV and Movie Monsters and Villains Project Presentations

December 5-7 Thesis work day

 

Week 10

December 10: ROL and Body Outline due to turnitin.com by 11:59

December 11: ATTWN quiz and discussion

December 12-13 “The Veldt”

December 14 Midterm review

 
 
 
1st through 4th Quarter Grading Categories:
 
Thesis: 15%
Daily Homework and Classwork: 15%
Essays/Projects/Tests: 70%
 
 
For grading policies (including grades for late work) see Syllabus.