Homework for English 1

  • English 1 Pre AP by Due Date

    August: 2016

    15 Sign Syllabus and color "Getting Along with Ms. Bitney" 

    17 Letter to future self

    20 Read "The Most Dangerous Game" IRW pages 4-32

      Complete worksheets on pages 21-32

      Illustrate a  Map with 10 Quotes

    24 The sound of thunder p. 33-47

    questions on page 48 1-9

    Read the Theory of Time Travel p. 51

    write response paragraph

    26 Read the Good Soldiers p. 113

         Read the Truth p. 85 answer response prompt

    31 The lost boys p. 264 IRW complete graphic organizer

         response paragraph


    September 2016:

    1 Essay on survival typed and shared on Google Docs 

    8 Revise Essay corrections online

    17 Reading log and book report 1 due

    18 Grades close

    21 Analyze Mouse Poem

    22 Of Mice and Men ch 1 questions

    24 OMM ch 2 questions

    28 OMM ch 3 questions

    29 OMM ch 4 questions


    October 2016:

    1 OMM ch 5 questions

    6 Pull quotes for essay

    8 timed write

    12 song analysis

    13 type essay

    16 Poem analysis "Meant to Live"

    21 Scarlet Ibis P. 188 IRW

    23 "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" p.99

    28 The Raven IRW p. 56-67

    30 Cask of Amontillado p. 161 IRW

          (grades close)

    November 2016

    2 Princess and the Tin Box write alternate ending

    3/4 The Sniper write character sketch

    5/6  The Necklace write alternate ending

     9-13 Ddistrict Quick Check Poem + write Narrative Two rooms

    16 "I know Why the Caged Bird Sings" 

    17/18 River of Dreams

    19/20 literature Circles final test


    December 2016

    1-4 Performance Task Browning

    1-8 House on Mango Street (one section each day)

    9 The Gift of the Magi


    January 2017

    9 Grade Reflection and goal setting

    11 The Odyssey background summaries

    13 The Odyssey p. 561-564 

    18 The Odyssey p. 565-574

    20 the Odyssey p. 576-579

    25 the Odyssey p. 580-584

    The Odyssey p. 585-589


    February

    1 The Odyssey p. 595-600

    Found Poem

    3 Odyssey Packet 1 Due

    Draw a Map of Odysseus' Route

    8 Odyssey p. 617-629

     packet 2 due

    10 Mariner's application p. 623

    Hero paragraph due on classroom

    15 Poetry "The Road Not Taken"

    17 Journey Essay Prep p. 688

    22 type Journey Essay in class

    March2017

    1 "Dreams Winter" p. 696

          Group Doom's Day Narrative

    3 "There Will Come Soft Rains" p. 726-731

    6 Vocabulary 8 Test

    8 "By the Waters of Babylon" p. 705-717

    10 "Nuclear Tourism" p. 747-743

    13 vocabulary 9 Test

    15 "War of the Worlds" p. 773-778

    Create a Podcast

    17 Unit Poetry Collection p. 759-768

    Lit Circles

    20 vocabulary 10 Test

    22 Type Narrative Story about Survival

    24 Revise Narrative

    27 Vocabulary 11 Quiz


    April     2017

     3 District Renaissance Quiz   


                 Shakespeare 

    Act I  Midsummer Nights Dream 

     Act 2 illustration + quote

     Act 3 illustration + quote

     Act 4  illustration + quote

     Act 5 illustration + quote

    May 2017

     vocabulary 1-12 review test

     Grammar Test

     Edit first essay

     Final review

     DWA (final essay) 

     Class evaluation 





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