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Brassard Remediation Week: June 7 – June 11

If you are missing summative assessments from semester 1 or semester 2, there is still time to turn them in for credit. Remediation ends Friday, June 11. 

Completing and submitting missing summative assessments will improve your semester grades, increasing your yearly grade. All summative assessments are posted on our Google Classroom. You may also complete formative assessments from semester 2 – do not submit formatives from semester 1.

Teacher Assistance: June 7 - 10, Monday - Thursday, 7 am - 3 pm. Please email me to schedule a virtual meeting. 
 
Brassard Office Hours
Friday, June 11: 8:00 - 10:00 am
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/qpp-nidq-ttp

Options if you fail English: Summer school or Retake the class next year

Brassard Week of June 1 – June 4

EVEN Classes end Friday, June 4

Remediation English 4: Below are the dates and times. Please do not hesitate to email me if these times do not work for you. Remediation English 4 also available by appointment - please email me.

Brassard Office Hours
Friday, May 28 · 9:30 – 11:30 am
The meeting link is posted on our Google Classroom

Remediation English 4
Tuesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 3
8:10 – 9:10am
The meeting link is posted on our Google Classroom

Brassard Office Hours
Friday, June 4 · 9:30 – 11:30 am
The meeting link is posted on our Google Classroom

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Remediation June 7 – 11 & June 14

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will review Romeo and Juliet and complete the unit summative.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Remediation June 7 – 11 & June 14

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will review Romeo and Juliet and complete the unit summative.

Brassard Week of May 24 – May 28

EVEN Classes May 10 – June 4

Course:  P2 Remote English 4

Seniors last day: May 27

Senior Remediation Week: June 1 - June 4

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Meeting link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: Is there a cultural definition of the American Dream? How do you define the American Dream? Are success and happiness important elements of the American Dream? How do you define success and happiness, and what role does failure play in achieving success and happiness?

Learning Targets: I can introduce the evidence needed to support my claim and any counterclaims. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s point of view and/or purpose by examining the style and content of a text. I can organize information logically to present and refute counterclaims with reasons and evidence. I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete a summative assessment, an outline for an argumentative essay defending their idea of the American Dream.

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remote Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 10

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will read and interpret Acts 2 – 5 of Romeo and Juliet.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remote Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 10

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will read and interpret Acts 2 – 5 of Romeo and Juliet.

Brassard Week of May 17 – 21

EVEN Classes May 10 – June 4

Course:  P2 Remote English 4

Seniors last day: May 27

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Meeting link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: Is there a cultural definition of the American Dream? How do you define the American Dream? Is success and happiness important elements of the American Dream? How do you define success and happiness, and what role does failure play in achieving success and happiness?

Learning Targets: I can introduce the evidence needed to support my claim and any counterclaims. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s point of view and/or purpose by examining the style and content of a text. I can organize information logically to present and refute counterclaims with reasons and evidence. I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives connected to the definition of the American Dream. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 14

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives introducing them to Shakespeare and his play, Romeo & Juliet. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 14

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives introducing them to Shakespeare and his play, Romeo & Juliet. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

Brassard Week of May 10 – 14

EVEN Classes May 10 – June 4

Course:  P2 Remote English 4

Seniors last day: May 27

Remediation Week for Seniors: June 1 - 4

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Meeting link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: Is there a cultural definition of the American Dream? How do you define the American Dream? How are success and happiness important elements of the American Dream? How do you define success and happiness, and what role does failure play in achieving success and happiness?

Learning Targets: I can introduce the evidence needed to support my claim and any counterclaims. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s point of view and/or purpose by examining the style and content of a text. I can organize information logically to present and refute counterclaims with reasons and evidence. I can synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources and formats to enhance the audience’s understanding of the topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives connected to the definition of the American Dream. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 14

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives introducing them to Shakespeare and his play, Romeo & Juliet. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Last day for grades 9 - 11: June 4

Remediation Week 9 - 11: June 7 - 14

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How does literature help us better understand ourselves? What is the importance of storytelling? How do experiences shape personal identity? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility?

Learning Targets: I can annotate a text as I read to keep track of ideas and quotes that are essential to my analysis. I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can find and use evidence, including direct quotes, to support my thesis.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete several formatives introducing them to Shakespeare and his play, Romeo & Juliet. All formative assessments are important to the completion of the unit summative.

Brassard Week of March 29 – April 2

EVEN Classes March 8 – April 2

 

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How can we “influence” people to agree with us? How are we influenced? What makes good evidence?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can explain how a theme or point of view of a specific time period is reflected through various media and formats. I can assess how different versions of a text affect interpretation.

Speaking & Listening: I can identify a speaker’s purpose and evaluate it based on their use of logic, emotions, and credibility.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week:

- Students will finish the Serial Podcasts, Episode 12.

- Students will complete the outline for the unit summative.

- Students will complete the Serial Unit Summative on Thursday, April 1

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments:

- Students will complete the summative assessment for our unit on the novel, Of Mice and Men

- Students will watch the 1992 film based on the novel, complete a comparative summative assessment.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments:

- Students will complete the summative assessment for our unit on the novel, Of Mice and Men

- Students will watch the 1992 film based on the novel, complete a comparative summative assessment.

 

Brassard Week of March 22 – 26

EVEN Classes March 8 – April 2

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How can we “influence” people to agree with us? How are we influenced? What makes good evidence?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can explain how a theme or point of view of a specific time period is reflected through various media and formats. I can assess how different versions of a text affect interpretation.

Speaking & Listening: I can identify a speaker’s purpose and evaluate it based on their use of logic, emotions, and credibility.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Students will continue to listen to the Serial Podcasts, adding information to their notes, and reading supplementary materials. Vocabulary Quiz: Terms from the Serial Podcast - summative assessment

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will continue reading and interpreting the novel, Of Mice and Men. Students will begin their summative assessment for this unit.

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will continue reading and interpreting the novel, Of Mice and Men. Students will begin their summative assessment for this unit.

 

Brassard Week of March 15 – March 19

EVEN Classes March 8 – April 2

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: How can we “influence” people to agree with us? How are we influenced? What makes good evidence?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can explain how a theme or point of view of a specific time period is reflected through various media and formats. I can assess how different versions of a text affect interpretation.

Speaking & Listening: I can identify a speaker’s purpose and evaluate it based on their use of logic, emotions, and credibility.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Students will continue to listen to the Serial Podcasts, adding information to their notes, and reading supplementary materials. Summative Assessment: Inpretation of Episode 1

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will continue reading and interpreting the novel, Of Mice and Men.

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 Link posted on Google and class calendar

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will continue reading and interpreting the novel, Of Mice and Men.

 

Brassard Week of March 8 – March 12

EVEN Classes March 8 – April 2

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: How can we “influence” people to agree with us? How are we influenced? What makes good evidence?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can explain how a theme or point of view of a specific time period is reflected through various media and formats. I can assess how different versions of a text affect interpretation.

Speaking & Listening: I can identify a speaker’s purpose and evaluate it based on their use of logic, emotions, and credibility.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Students will be introduced to the unit, including podcasts, vocabulary, and expectations.

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the new unit, Of Mice and Men, along with background information relevant to the novel. 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape personal identity?

Learning Targets

Reading: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important.

Writing: I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the new unit, Of Mice and Men, along with background information relevant to the novel.

 

Brassard Week of Jan 25 – Jan 28

Last week of EVEN Classes for semester 1

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is impaired driving? Are there various degrees of impaired driving? What activity is most dangerous? What is the aftermath of impaired driving? What is the structure and purpose of an annotated bibliography?

Goal: Students will explain their understanding of the effects of impaired driving through research and expository writing.

Learning Targets: I can identify several different citation styles and the principles of citation. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s arguments by using elements of the text to defend and clarify interpretations. I can evaluate the effectiveness of the organizational structure of an informational text. I can synthesize the content from several sources or texts dealing with a question or problem. I will demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. I can identify MLA citation styles and the principles of citation. I can identify my strengths and weaknesses in the research process and set goals for improvement. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. 

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week:

Summative: Creation of an annotated bibliography

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete the reading of a complex short story, analyzing the elements of plot, theme, foreshadowing, and suspense.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete the reading of a complex short story, analyzing the elements of plot, theme, foreshadowing, and suspense.

 

 

Brassard Week of Jan 19 – Jan 22

No classes on Monday

Remote classes will follow a normal schedule on Friday, January 22.

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is impaired driving? Are there various degrees of impaired driving? What activity is the most dangerous? What is the aftermath of impaired driving?

Goal: Students will explain their understanding of the effects of impaired driving through research and expository writing.

Learning Targets: I can identify several different citation styles and the principles of citation. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s arguments by using elements of the text to defend and clarify interpretations. I can evaluate the effectiveness of the organizational structure of an informational text. I can synthesize the content from several sources or texts dealing with a question or problem. I will demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. I can identify MLA citation styles and the principles of citation. I can identify my strengths and weaknesses in the research process and set goals for improvement. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. 

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Reading analysis of nonfiction; Begin research project, due Jan 28

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete the reading of a complex short story, analyzing the elements of plot, theme, foreshadowing, and suspense.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will complete the reading of a complex short story, analyzing the elements of plot, theme, foreshadowing, and suspense.

Brassard Week of Jan 11 – Jan 14

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is impaired driving? Are there various degrees of impaired driving? What activity is the most dangerous? What is the aftermath of impaired driving?

Goal: Students will explain their understanding of the effects of impaired driving through research and expository writing.

Learning Targets: I can identify several different citation styles and the principles of citation. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s arguments by using elements of the text to defend and clarify interpretations. I can evaluate the effectiveness of the organizational structure of an informational text. I can synthesize the content from several sources or texts dealing with a question or problem. I will demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. I can identify MLA citation styles and the principles of citation. I can identify my strengths and weaknesses in the research process and set goals for improvement. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. 

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Analysis of nonfiction, informational literature

NOTE: There will be a class on Friday, January 22.

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the elements of the plot, submitting class notes as a formative assessment.

NOTE: There will be a class on Friday, January 22.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the elements of the plot, submitting class notes as a formative assessment.

NOTE: There will be a class on Friday, January 22.

 
 

Brassard EVEN Week of Jan 4 – Jan 7

 EVEN classes begin on January 4.

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What is impaired driving? Are there various degrees of impaired driving? What activity is the most dangerous while driving? What is the aftermath of impaired driving?

Goal: Students will explain their understanding of the effects of impaired driving through research and expository writing.  

Learning Targets: I can identify several different citation styles and the principles of citation. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. I can make reasonable assertions about an author’s arguments by using elements of the text to defend and clarify interpretations. I can evaluate the effectiveness of the organizational structure of an informational text. I can synthesize the content from several sources or texts dealing with a question or problem. I will demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. I can identify MLA citation styles and the principles of citation. I can identify my strengths and weaknesses in the research process and set goals for improvement. I can locate, identify, and use resources responsibly, efficiently, and ethically to complete my project. 

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Interpretation of nonfiction

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the elements of the plot, submitting class notes as a formative assessment.

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of a short story? What is justice? What is the relationship between courage and responsibility? How do experiences shape our personal identity? How does foreshadowing create suspense?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can identify a theme or main claim and find examples to support that theme/claim.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will be introduced to the elements of the plot, submitting class notes as a formative assessment.

 
 

Brassard Week of 11/9 – 11/12

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Tuesday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the rules for correct comma usage? What are the most common grammar errors and how do you avoid them? Are there acceptable grammar errors?

Learning Targets: I can identify independent and dependent clauses. I can use commas correctly and avoid comma splices and fused sentences. I can use the correct subject/verb agreement. I can use semicolons and colons correctly. I can identify and use an appositive correctly. I can correctly use modifiers.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Students will engage in online grammar lessons each day, study key grammar terminology, and complete a formative assessment for each lesson. Each formative assessment may be retaken to improve the student’s understanding of the material. The three formative quizzes will be averaged into a summative assessment score.

Monday, 11/9: Common Grammar Errors Part 1

Tuesday, 11/10: Common Grammar Errors Part 2

Wednesday, 11/11: Veterans Day – NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 11/12: Comma Usage

NOTE: COLLEGE ESSAYS WERE DUE 11/5

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of the traditional types of literature? What are the differences between Myths, Legends, Tall Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fables?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can describe cultural values inferred from the text.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will learn the basic elements and differences of Myths, Legends, Tall Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fables. Students will interpret the structure and cultural relevance of Fairy Tales.

Thursday, 11/12: Summative Assessment - interpreting Fairy Tales

NOTE: PERSONAL HERO'S JOURNEY WAS DUE 11/5

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: What are the characteristics of the traditional types of literature? What are the differences between Myths, Legends, Tall Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fables?

Learning Targets: I can identify a key scene or character in a text and explain why it is important. I can identify the plot structure of a text and explain why it is important. I can describe cultural values inferred from the text.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will learn the basic elements and differences of Myths, Legends, Tall Tales, Fairy Tales, and Fables. Students will interpret the structure and cultural relevance of Fairy Tales.

Thursday, 11/12: Summative Assessment - interpreting Fairy Tales

NOTE: PERSONAL HERO'S JOURNEY WAS DUE 11/5

Brassard Week of 11/2 – 11/5

Course:  P2 Remote English IV

Course Schedule: Period 2, 8:10 – 9:25, Tuesday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: How do personal experiences help to shape a person’s identity?

How can I use a personal narrative to present my growth, learnings, and/or strengths to a reader?

Graduation Standard: Informative/Explanatory Writing: Students will write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately.

Learning Targets: Narrative Techniques and Development; Organization and Cohesion; Style and Conventions

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments for the week: Work will continue crafting a personal narrative essay. Class time will be devoted to independent work and meeting with the teacher to review progress on the essay.

  • Brainstorm was due Tuesday, 10/27.
  • Outline was due Wednesday, 10/28

Due dates this week

  • Rough Draft - Monday, 11/2
  • Final Draft - Thursday, 11/5 by 9:30 AM

 

Course:  P4 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 4, 9:30 – 10:45, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: How does the Hero Journey archetype apply to my life?

Learning Targets: I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic. I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can present information with logic and order, using visual media effectively. I can explain how the idea develops over time using specific details. I can explain the connections between literature and informational texts.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will connect and apply their knowledge of the Hero Journey to their personal lives. This will allow them to make correlations between ancient myths and the world in which they live, as well as develop a greater sense of their uniqueness in the world.

Steps 1 & 2: Due Tuesday, Nov. 3 

Steps 3: Due Wednesday, Nov. 4

Step 4: Due Thursday, Nov. 5

The final presentation will be a summative assessment.

 

Course:  P8 Remote English I

Course Schedule: Period 8, 12:35 – 1:50, Monday – Thursday

Office Hours: Friday, 9:00 – 11:00 (Link posted on Google Classroom)

Essential Questions: How does the Hero Journey archetype apply to my life?

Learning Targets: I can determine how much information is necessary to develop my topic. I can structure my writing to present my ideas clearly and logically. I can present information with logic and order, using visual media effectively. I can explain how the idea develops over time using specific details. I can explain the connections between literature and informational texts.

Class meeting: Please see our Google Classroom or your Google Calendar for the link

Student Assignments: Students will connect and apply their knowledge of the Hero Journey to their personal lives. This will allow them to make correlations between ancient myths and the world in which they live, as well as develop a greater sense of their uniqueness in the world.

Steps 1 & 2: Due Tuesday, Nov. 3 

Steps 3: Due Wednesday, Nov. 4

Step 4: Due Thursday, Nov. 5

The final presentation will be a summative assessment.