Week of Oct. 31, 2022

WEEK OF Oct. 31, 2022 **Subject to change due to class progress


Period 1: English 9/10

MON: Finish brochure for “Alpine Divorce” short story.

TUES – FRI: Introduction to “Justice” and review resource handout. Discussion about concepts of justice. Short story (O. Henry). Vocab: safe (n & adj), quarter (n and v), sweet (n and adj), clothes (n and v), shop (n and v), bank (n and v), work (n and v), open (v and adj), shut (v and adj), stay (n and v). Read and analyze story, do comprehension questions.

Period 2: ELA 6

MON – Finish vocabulary from Friday (group).

MON – FRI and beyond: Review argument essays resource (outline, prepare the particulars, and prepare the essay). Prepare an argument essay, “People should really care about _____.” Turn in the outline, the particulars, and the essay.

Period 3: Literacy

MON: Turn in the simile/metaphor sentences for Holes characters: Stanley’s Mom, Stanley’s Dad, Madame Z, Mr. Sir, Elya, Myra, Mr. Pendanski, Myra’s Dad, Igor. Holes vocabulary for Chapters 10-15. Fossilized, involve, obviously, accomplish, remarkable, appropriate, smug, occasionally, produce (v), authority, curiosity, drifted, paranoid, precious, studded, familiar, turquoise.

TUES – FRI: Holes read aloud in class 10-15 and reading comprehension work.

Period 4: English 11/12

MON: Complete 5 par. essay assigned Friday on dystopian issue.

TUES-FRI: Dystopian short story, “We Ate the Children Last” (Martel). Vocabulary: colon, ingest, redress, kilo, pancreas, transplant, vindicated, grafting, rendering (v), porcine, voluminous, digestive (adj), evasive, gorge (v), hemoglobin, chemotherapy, wondrous, unwholesome, bohemian, retrograde, opprobrium, deplorable, unscrupulous, racketeers, denouncing, internment, brute, incessant. Read and analyze story, do comprehension assessment, consider, and research similarities and differences in other “cures” and vaccines.

Period 5: ELA 7

MON: Myth due.

All week except WED – Document-based writing analysis, practice, and graded standard document-based essay assignment. Participation will be graded.


Period 6: Law (no class Wednesdays)

MON - FRI: Cover Unit 4 – Types of business entities. We will define types of business, legal aspects, and pros and cons and analyze how different situations would dictate different choices in forming a business. Two graded assessments.

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