Monday, August 22, 2016


  1. Finish Mrs. Hendrix’ Procedures Prezi

  2. In pairs, complete the “Can I Chew Gum?” Activity.


1. “Can I Chew Gum?” Activity

Turn in:

  1. Supplies

  2. Student/Parent Information page (last page of the syllabus)



Friday, August 19, 2016

Objective: Understand the expectations and procedures for Mrs. Hendrix’s English Class

You will need:

  1. Class Syllabus

  2. Something to write with (pen or pencil)

Today we will:

  1. Review and discuss the course syllabus and expectations Prezi

    1. Syllabus: 

      1. JUNIORS:

      2. SENIORS : 

    2. Prezi


  1. Bring class supplies by Monday, August 22 (Juniors) or Tuesday, August 23 (Seniors).

  2. Complete and Sign Student/Parent Information (last page of syllabus)

Monday, January 4, 2016

Welcome back!

Lesson: Article of the Week

1. Read the directions for Article of the Week. This will be a weekly assignment!

2. Read the AoW #5: “8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015″

3. Annotate the article (refer to directions) and write a written response to 1 of the questions on the back of the article.

4. Articles of the Week will always be handed out on Monday and will be due on Friday!

Handout: AoW #5: “8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015″

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Bell Work: Embedding Quotes Reference Sheet – answer questions on handout

Lesson: Cognitive Biases/Essay

  1. Finish reading and discussing the infographic about Cognitive Biases from Business Insider. 

  2. Business Insider – “Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision Making”

  3. Introduce the Founding Fathers Essay Prompt and Checklist.

Handouts: “How to Embed Quotes” Notes and Handout; Cognitive Biases infographic; Founding Fathers Essay

Monday, October 26, 2015

20Time Project Work Day in the Computer Lab

  1. Today you will visit your classmates’ blogs and see how other projects are going!

  2. Log in to

    1. From the menu bar at the top, select Mrs. Hendrix’s 20Time – Visit Site

    2.  Click the circle button with three lines and you will see the pages for each class period. Click on your class period, and you will find links to your classmates’ blog posts. Password: ____________________________ (get from Mrs. Hendrix)

  3. Read some of your classmates’ posts. Select three and write a comment – it may be a compliment, a question, or a suggestion. Be specific, but polite and constructive – think of what type of comments you would like to receive.

***Blog Post #2 Due Today!***

Friday, October 23, 2015

Bell Work: Funny Friday

Lesson: “The Crisis No. 1” by Thomas Paine

  1. In small groups, locate the Main Ideas and supporting details and fill in the chart on “The Crisis No. 1” handout

  2. On your own sheet of notebook paper, answer the 12 discussion questions on “The Crisis No. 1” handout. Be sure to answer the questions thoroughly and with complete sentences.

Handouts: “The Crisis No. 1” by Thomas Paine