• 10th Grade: Week at a Glance

    Moving forward, the Week at Glance and Homework will be posted exclusively on our Google Classroom page. Please email me if you need our class code. 

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 1/29

    • Latin Root: Spec
    • Roald Dahl
    • "Lamb to the Slaughter"
      Research paper Final Draft due 2/1
    Tuesday 1/30
    • Daily Edit (Grammar, Punctuation, Capitalization)
    • "Lamb to the Slaughter"
    • Comprehension Quiz
     Research paper Final Draft due 2/1

    Wednesday 1/31

    • Latin Root: Spec - Practice
    • "Hitchcock Presents"
    • Analysis and Evaluation Questions
     Research paper Final Draft due tomorrow

    Thursday 2/1

    • Daily Edit 
    • Finding Evidence

     

    Friday 2/2

    •  Quiz
    • Debate Prep 

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 1/22

    • Flex Day = Literary Analysis Writing, Research Paper Drafting, Quiz Makeups
      
    Tuesday 1/23
    • Assembly 
     

    Wednesday 1/24

    • Midterm
     

    Thursday 1/25

    • Writing Lab

     Research paper Final Draft due 2/1

    Friday 1/26

    • Writing Lab

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 1/8

    1. Vocabulary
    2. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
     Turn in WebQuest by tomorrow, if you haven't done so already.
    Tuesday 1/9
    1. Irony - Mini-Lesson
    2. "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
     Vocabulary Worksheet due tomorrow. 

    Wednesday 1/10

    1. Vocabulary Practice
    2. "The Cask of Amontialldo" by Edgar Allan Poe
     Quiz on Friday (vocabulary terms, comprehension questions, irony)

    Thursday 1/11

    1. Irony Activity 
    2. "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allan Poe

     Quiz tomorrow

    Friday 1/12

    1. Quiz
    2. SSR

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 1/1

    • NEW YEARS DAY - SCHOOL CLOSED
     
    Tuesday 1/2
    1. Expressive Writing
     

    Wednesday 1/3

    1. Webquest - Edgar Allan Poe
     

    Thursday 1/4

    1. SNOW DAY

     

    Friday 1/5

    1. SNOW DAY

     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 12/11

    1. Locker Decorating Contest
     
    Tuesday 12/12
    1. SNOW DAY
     

    Wednesday 12/13

    1. Writing Lab
    2. Peer Editing
     

    Thursday 12/14

    1. Writing Lab
    2. Peer Editing

     

    Friday 12/15

    1. Introduction Writing
    2. Writing Lab
     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 12/4

    1. Complete annotated bibliography
    2. Writing Lab: MLA Format/Formatting Citations 

    Annotated bibliography due Wednesday

    Tuesday 12/5
    1. Outlining Research Paper
    2. Writing Lab: Research Paper Overview
     Annotated bibliography due tomorrow

    Wednesday 12/6

    1. Outlining Research Paper
    2. Writing Lab: Body Paragraph Composition
     

    Thursday 12/7

    1. Writing Lab: Body Paragraph Composition

     

    Friday 12/8

    1. Writing Lab: 
     Research Paper due Monday 12/18 

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 11/27

    1. Macbeth Recap
    2. Research Assignment Overview

    Annotated bibliography due Friday 12/1

    Tuesday 11/28
    1. Scholary Sources and Reliable Research
    2. Read and annotate articles 
    Annotated bibliography due Friday 12/1

    Wednesday 11/29

    1. Exemplary Student Work Samples
    2. Read and annotate articles
     Annotated bibliography due Friday 12/1

    Thursday 11/30

    1. Independent research for annotated bilbliography

     Annotated bibliography due tomorrow

    Friday 12/1

    1. Independent research for annotated bilbliography
     Have a nice weekend

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 11/20

    1. "Out, Out" by Robert Frost
    2. Macbeth - Final Scenes
     
    Tuesday 11/21
    1. Latin Root Review (ped, man, manu)
    2. Macbeth - Film Comparison
    • Act V Study Guide due Monday 11/27

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 11/13

    1. Latin Root - "man, manu"
    2. Macbeth Act IV Recap
    • Latin Root Vocabulary Quiz on Friday
    Tuesday 11/14
    1. Daily Edit
    2. SSR & Book Chat (Period 8 only)
    3. Macbeth Act V
    • Act V Study Guide due when we are finished reading Act V - complete as we read

    Wednesday 11/15

    • FIELD TRIP 
    • Act V Study Guide due when we are finished reading Act V - complete as we read
    • Quiz Friday

    Thursday 11/16

    1. Daily Edit
    2. SSR & Book Chat (Period 8 only)
    3. Macbeth Act V

     

     

    • Act V Study Guide due when we are finished reading Act V - complete as we read
    • Quiz tomorrow

    Friday 11/17

    1. Latin Root Review
    2. Quiz
    3. Macbeth Act V
     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 11/6

    1. Latin Root: Ped
    2. Macbeth Act III Scene i

    Latin Root Vocabulary Quiz on Thursday

    Tuesday 11/7
    1. Daily Edit
    2. SSR & Book Chat Demo (Period 8 only)
    3. Macbeth Act III Scene ii
    Complete questions 1-6 in your Act IV Study Guide (If you did not finish in class)

    Wednesday 11/8

    1. Latin Root: Ped - Practice
    2. Macbeth Act IV Scene iii
     Quiz tomorrow

    Thursday 11/9

    1. Quiz
    2. Macbeth in film 

    END OF THE FIRST MARKING PERIOD

     Act IV Study Guide due on Monday

    Friday 11/10

    School Closed -Veteran's Day observed

     Have a nice break

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 10/30

    1. Macbeth Act III

    Permision slips and Mono-Logs due tomorrow 

    Tuesday 10/31
    1. Macbeth Act III
     

    Wednesday 11/1

    1. Close Reading: Hecate's Lines
    2. Film Comparison
     Act III Study Guide due tomorrow

    Thursday 11/2

    1. Daily Edit
    2. SSR
    3. Macbeth Act III - Recap
     

    Friday 11/3

    1. In-Class Writing Assignment
     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 10/23

    1. Macbeth Act II Recap
    2. Film Comparison

     Quiz Friday - Latin Root Words & Macbeth Act III

    Tuesday 10/24

    1. SSR & "Mono-Log"
    2. Macbeth Act III
     

    Wednesday 10/25

    1. Language Skills: Latin Roots (Practice)
    2. Macbeth - Act III
     

    Thursday 10/26

    1. SSR & "Mono-Log"
    2. Macbeth Act III
     

    Friday 10/27

    1. Quiz 
    2. Act III - Film Comparison
     Mono-Log due October 31st

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 10/16

    1. Review
    2. Quiz
     Period 2: Tragic Hero  Project due tomorrow. 

    Tuesday 10/17

    1. SSR & Mono-Log
    2. Fuseli art analysis
    3. Creative Writing 
     

    Wednesday 10/18

    1. Poe
    2. Creative Writing
     

    Thursday 10/19

    1. Latin Root Words
    2. Macbeth Act II Scene iii
     

    Friday 10/20

    1. Macbeth Act II Scene iv
    2. Kahoot
    Complete the Act II Study Guide

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 10/9

    School Closed

     

    Tuesday 10/10

    1. SSR & "Mono-Log"
    2. Tragic Hero Project

    Periods 2 & 8: Tragic Hero Project due Friday 10/13

    Period 9: Tragic Hero Project due Tuesday 10/17

    Wednesday 10/11

    1. Macbeth - Act I Recap
    2. Vocabulary - Macbeth Act II
    3. Mood Lesson

    Periods 2 & 8: Tragic Hero Project due Friday 10/13

    Period 9: Tragic Hero Project due Tuesday 10/17

    Thursday 10/12

    1. Mini-Lesson: Foil Characters
    2. Macbeth Act II

    Periods 2 & 8: Tragic Hero Project due tomorrow

    Period 9: Tragic Hero Project due Tuesday 10/17

    Friday 10/13

    1. Macbeth Act II
    2. Film Comparison
    Quiz on Monday - Tragedy, Tragic Hero, vocabulary terms, literary devices, character/plot details from Macbeth. 

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 10/2

    1. Mini-Lesson: Euphemism
    2. Macbeth Act I Scene Sc vi
     Read your independently chosen author study book.

    Tuesday 10/3

    1. SSR & "Mono-Log"
    2. Mini Lesson: Monologue vs. Soliloquy 
    3. Macbeth Act I Scene Sc. vii
     Read your independently chosen author study book.

    Wednesday 10/4

    1. Mini Lesson: Tragic Hero
    2. Macbeth Act I -Analysis
     Read your independently chosen author study book.

    Thursday 10/5

    1. SSR & "Mono-Log"
    2. Macbeth Act II
     Read your independently chosen author study book.

    Friday 10/6

    1. Macbeth Act II
    2. Film Comparison
     Read your independently chosen author study book.

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 9/25

    1. Vocabulary
    2. Macbeth Act I Scene Sc. iv
     

    Tuesday 9/26

    1. SSR, Annotations, and Mono-Log
    2. Macbeth Act I Scene Sc. v

    *** Period 2 - Assembly 

    • Vocabulary due tomorrow

    Wednesday 9/27

    1. Mini Lesson: Paradox
    2. Vocabulary Practice
    3. Macbeth Act I Sc. v 
     
    •  Quiz on Friday

    Thursday 9/28

    1. SSR
    2. Macbeth Act I Sc. vi-vii
     
    •  Quiz tomorrow

    Friday 9/29

    1. Review
    2. Quiz
    3. Film (PBS - Macbeth)
     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 9/18

    1. Vocabulary
    2. Macbeth (Tossing the lines)
     

    Tuesday 9/19

    1. SSR, Annotations, and Mono-Log
    2. Macbeth Act I 
    • Finish vocabulary cards (Periods 2 & 9)
    • Finish contextual sentences (Period 8)

    Wednesday 9/20

    1. Vocabulary Practice
    2. Macbeth Act I
     
    •  Quiz on Friday

    Thursday 9/21

    1. SSR
    2. Macbeth Act I 
     
    •  Quiz tomorrow

    Friday 9/22

    1. Review
    2. Quiz
     

     

    Date

    Agenda

    Homework

    Monday 9/11

    • Introduction to the course
    • List of potential authors to study for research project (10 HW points)

    Tuesday 9/12

    • Library Orientation
     

    Wednesday 9/13

    • Pre-Test (Practice Regents Part III)
     

    Thursday 9/14

    1. SSR & Mono-logs
    2. Google Classroom
      • Sign up
      • Student information
     

    Friday 9/15

    1. Introduction to Macbeth
      • The Story of Daedalus and Icarus
      • Analysis and written reflection
    • Finish reading and annotating story if needed

     

Ms. Jena DeRuvo

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Ms. Jena DeRuvo

Secondary School 10th Grade English
jenaderuvo@trivalleycsd.org
(845) 985-2296 Voicemail: 4162

Last Modified on February 12, 2018