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

Homework: 

  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)

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Bell work: Thoughtful Thursday

  1. In the Warm-Ups section of your notebook, label your entry “Thoughtful Thursday #2 – 10/2/15”

  2. Complete the following sentences:

    • A successful person is… (list three qualities).

    • A successful person does… (list three actions).

    • List three famous people who meet your definition of success.

Lesson: Benjamin Franklin “from The Autobiography”

  1. Read the excerpt from Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography. On a separate sheet of paper, answer the 10 questions at the end of the excerpt.

Handouts: Ben Franklin Autobiography

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Bell work: Words on Wednesday Lesson #1

  1. In the Vocabulary section of your notebook, copy the definition, part of speech, synonym(s), antonym(s), and sentence for each of the 5 vocabulary words.

  2. Write your own sentence OR draw a visual for each word.

  3. Study for quiz next Wednesday!

Lesson: Age of Reason

  1. Notes over Rationalism/Age of Reason in the notes section of your notebook

Handouts: Words on Wednesday Lesson #1; Notes:Rationalism

Friday, September 25, 2015

Bell Work: Funny Friday

Lesson: Puritan values in writing

  1. Read the poem “Here Follow Some Verses Upon the Burning of My House” by Anne Bradstreet (pgs. 15-16 in the orange Holt Reader)

  2. Discuss the poem and answer the questions in the sidebars.

  3. In your notes, create a chart detailing three events in the poem and the Puritan beliefs and values represented in the poem.

Turn in: “Here Follow Some Verses Upon the Burning of My House” workbook pages

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