Homework for American Lit

  •  American Lit Homework by Due Date

    August 2015

    14 Sign Syllabus & Color "Getting Along with Ms. Bitney"

    17 Complete Multicultural Folk Tale Poster

    20  Read "The World on a Turtle's Back" in IRW p. 3-13

    Do worksheet on page 14 and Quiz on page 15

    Draw an illustration of the world with 12 quotes

    25 Plymouth p. 111 #1-7

    27 General Laws graphic organizer 

    31 Reduction posters from text story due


    September 2015

    Read "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" Illustrate Quote

    absent alternate assignment in IRW pg 40-45

    8 Read The Crucible Act 1 page 163 #1-6

    14 Vocabulary test from act 1 

    17 Read The Crucible Act 2

    18 Grades Close

    21 Vocab 2 quiz

    22 read act 3 of The Crucible questions p. 199 #1-8

    24 Read Miller's Article "Why I Wrote The Crucible" pull quotes

    28 Vocab 3 quiz

    29 Read Crucible Act 4 Questions p. 213 #1-9


    October 2014 

    1 Read Miller's Article "Are you Now or Were you Ever" Pull Quotes

    5 Vocab 4 quiz

    6 Research Salem Witch Trials and the Red Scare

    8 Begin Typing Research Paper

    12 Should have one time period typed

    13 should have second time period typed

    14 should have third time period typed

    15 tie together all 3 time periods with an introduction and conclusion

    16 works cited for research paper

    19 Historical Research Paper Due!

    20 Virginia convention IRW p. 86

    22 Declaration of Independence p. 105 = student declaration

    26 Ben Franklin text p. 266

    27 The Devil and Tom Walker IRW p. 108

    29 Fall of the House of Usher text p. 410

    Grades Close



    November

    4/5 Emerson Self Reliance p. 145

    6/7 Throeau Walden p. 380 + nature art

    9/10 Thoreau Civil Disobedience p 400

    Transcendentalism project (see uploaded file for directions)

    12/13 sub Fredrick Douglas IRW p 231-233

    30 JOhn Muir essay annottions

           Emily Dickenson IRW p. 217-218

                       Dickenson poem analysis + graded discussion

                                                           


    December 2014

      PT compare contrast essay

    11/12 civil war letters p. 585

    17/18/19 finals


    January 2016

     11 Color research poster and notes

    12 Gatsby Treasure Hunt

    14 Gatsby chapters 1

    finish 1920 research online

    15 Gatsby ch 2

    19 Gatsby chapter 3

    21 Gatsby chapter 4 write a precis paragraph

    25 Gatsby ch 5 write a color analysis paragraph

    26 Gatsby ch 6-7

    28 ch 8-9


    February


    5 Mark Twain IRW p. 265-267

    7 Jumping Frog p. 691 #1-7

    12 Story of an Hour p. IRW 280-287 quiz

    14 Yellow Wallpaper analyze (thinking head) p. 815



    March

    9 Cannery Row Introduction

    10/11 Cannery Row chapter 1-3

    12/13  Cannery Row chapters 4-7

    16  Cannery Row chapters 8-10

    17/18  Cannery Row chapters 11-13

    19/20 Cannery Row chapters 14-17

    23 Cannery Row chapters 18-20

    24/25 Cannery Row chapters 21-23

    26 /27 Cannery Row chapters 24-26

     (future dates to be adjusted)

    March 30-April 5 Spring break


    April

    1 PSA due

    7/8 Cannery Row chapter 27-29

    9/10 Cannery Row chapters 30-32 

             CAASPP Interim Test (ELA practice)

    13 CaliforniaColleges.com

    14/15 CR close read final

    CAASPP Interim Test ( math practice)

    16-27 CAASPP Common Core Testing

    Work on Personal Statements as time allows

    May

    Catcher in the Rye

    4 chapters 1-2

    6 ch 3-5

    11 ch 6-8

    13 ch 9-11 

     personal statement 1 due

    16 ch 12-14

    18 ch 15-19

    20 ch 20-22

       personal statement 2 due


    23 entire college packet due

    25 ch 23-26


    Personal statement packet due (2 essays online)

          

    June 

    1 odd final essay

     2even final essay

     3 period 2 final

     periods 5-6 finals


Related Files