Welcome to English IV!

helmetThis page is your home for information on what we cover each day in this course. You will find a listing of notes and assignments covered each day with links to any notes, handouts, and resources that I make available for you to download.

Please always check with your Learning Buddy for any missed notes, and be sure to see me for any make-up work. Refer to your Class Policy sheet for specific requirements.

English IV Class Policies

Daily Class Notes

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Test: Anglo-Saxon History

bullet Vocabulary presentations (List 48, #6-10)

bullet Intro. to Beowulf

Homework

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Vocabulary presentations (List 48, #1-5

bullet Test review activity

Homework

Study!

Monday, February 8, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Vocab. Quiz #47

bullet Vocab. Quiz #48 out (presentations #1-5 tomorrow!)

bullet Notes: preparation for test on Wednesday (Anglo-Saxon history)

Homework

1. Presentations

2. Study for test!

Friday, February 5, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Vocab. presentations: List 47, #9-15

bullet Finish word/language study and discussion from History of England videos.

Homework

Study for Monday's Vocab. Quiz #48!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Vocab. presentations: List 47, #1-8

bullet Finish recap of each invading culture's contributions

bullet Evolution of the English Language and The History of English (in 10 minutes)

Homework

Complete vocab. exercises and presentations #1-9.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Teams: Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans

bullet Create quick presentation of your team's representative invading culture's basic information and share with class

bullet (Normans finish tomorrow.)

Homework

1. Complete #9-15 of list exercises.

2. Prepare teaching presentations for class. #1-8: Thursday / #9-15: Friday

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Discussion re: integrity, work ethic, and our expectations

bullet Vocab. Quiz #46

bullet Vocab. List #47

bullet Revised due dates (below)

Homework

1. Complete #1-8 of list exercises.

2. Prepare teaching presentations for class. #1-8: Thursday / #9-15: Friday

Monday, February 1, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Open-note Quiz: Anglo-Saxon period

bullet Vocabulary presentations and test prep

Homework

Study for Vocabulary Quiz #46--tomorrow!

Friday, January 29, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Standing O's

bullet Vocab. Presentations (tech glitch--will run them Monday)

bullet Introduction to Anglo-Saxon Period

bullet Textbooks assigned

bullet Reading and notes assignment

bullet Tips on notetaking

Homework

Finish reading and notes from text (2-9) to prepare for an open-note QUIZ on Monday!

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet FLEX: to library to check out book for independent reading

bullet Vocabulary Teams and Teaching Schedule

bullet Complete presentations and process of making them digitally accessible

bullet Vocab. presentations: #12, 14, 15

Homework

All presentations must be ready in one partner's Google Drive, shared with me no later than 7:00 AM. Do NOT send an actual presentation as an email attachment.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Vocabulary Presentation team assignments, requirements, and rubric

bullet Team collaboration

Homework

Presentations due and begin tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016: Three-hour Delay

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Financial Aid presentation

bullet Vocabulary Presentation Instructions

Monday, January 25, 2016: No School (weather)

Friday, January 22, 2016: No School (weather)

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet English III Vocabulary posttest

bullet English IV Vocabulary pretest

bullet Vocabulary List #46

Homework

Complete vocabulary exercises on handout.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Notes, Assignments, and Handouts

bullet Student Questionnaire

bullet Class Policies

bullet The Homecourt Advantage

bullet Introductions

Homework

1. Complete questionnaire.

2. Read and sign (and have parent/guardian sign) your class policy sheet.