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We are starting the year off with early American Literature.  Our study will begin with the Puritans.  I've posted the power point and our first major writing assignment on Google Classroom.

Our first reading will be "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" by Jonathan Edwards - please have a copy of this for class.

Our first Novel will be The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne - you must have a copy in class by Wednesday 9/26.

Our next book is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Our next novel will be The Catcher in the Rye by J.D Salinger 

Please check GOOGLE CLASSROOM daily for all assignments

Over the break

Your assignment is to read chapters 1-9 in Catcher. There will be a reading test on these chapters when we return on Feb. 25th.  


Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!! 

Over the break:  Please complete The Great Gatsby and take notes on each chapter.  I have provided a study guide on Google Classroom for you to use while you read.  

We will review this on Thursday 1/3/19.  You will have a final exam on this novel on 1/4/19.  



This is what we are doing this week:

11/12 - NO SCHOOL - VETERANS DAY

11/13 - Go over Scarlet Letter chapters 13-15 - please make sure you ask any and all questions

11/14 - QUIZ on chapters 13-15

11/15 - UNIT 5 VOCABULARY IS NOW OPEN - You are to COMPLETE "Completing the Sentence & Choosing the Right Word" today IN CLASS. I will be checking this tonight!!! The rest are due and the quiz is on  day 7 -

11/16 - UNIT 5 Kahoot - Begin reading Chapter 16 in class - finish for homework & chapter 17 is due Monday!

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10/29 - Chapters 9-10 retake 

10/30 -   I am out today - the following should be completed by the end of the period.

               You are to read Chapter 11 and complete the activity on Google Classroom

10/31 -  Unit 4 Vocab Quiz 

                Discussion on chapter 11 & activity

               HW - read chapters 12-13 - THERE WILL BE A READING QUIZ ON MONDAY 11/6

11/1 - SCHOOL IS CLOSED FOR ALL SAINTS DAY

11/2 - NO CLASSES - PD DAY

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10/22 - Unit 3 Vocabulary Quiz

10/23 - Kahoot - Unit 4 Vocab - Homework and Quiz is on Wednesday, Oct. 31st

10/24 - Scarlet Letter - reading quiz - chapter 9-10

10/25 - Scarlet Letter Activity - create your own scarlet letter

10/26 - discussion about the activity/challenge

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10/15 - Scarlet Letter - Chapter 6 discussion

10/16 - chapter 7 - in class reading - guided reading questions

10/17 - Watch Scarlet Letter movie - up to Chillingworth's visit to Hester in prison

10/18 - Scarlet Letter - chapter 8 discussion

10/19 - Scarlet Letter - movie up to Hester with Pearl in the town square

              HW - read chapters 9-10

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10/8 - NO classes - Columbus Day

10/9 - Scarlet Letter QUIZ - Chapters 1-5

10/10 - No Class - PSAT & Freshmen Activities

10/11 - Vocab - Unit 2 QUIZ and Homework is DUE

10/12 - Read Chapter 6 and Discussion of PEARL - finish for homework

  **** I gave out both journals 1 & 2 for the Scarlet Letter - please complete them

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10/1 - Unit 2 for Vocabulary will be opened - Homework and Quiz will be due next Day 7

            Reading packet for Scarlet Letter - Discuss Reading Journal Assignment - 

            Lesson topic: Allusions - Begin reading Chapter 1 

10/2 - Continue reading - Chapter 2, Homework - read chapter 3 

10/3 - Quiz on Chapters 1-3 -

           Allusion Activity

10/4 - Begin reading Chapter 5 -  finish reading for homework

10/5 - No Classes - Feast of St. Francis



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9/24 - Introduction to The Scarlet Letter - Powerpoint presentation

9/25 - Continue with introduction - Powerpoint presentation - posted on Google Classroom. We will be doing a pre-reading activity

9/26 - Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz - all vocab homework is due by 8am

9/27 - Begin with The Custom House - we will not be reading this in its entirety, I will be going over this in class.  

9/28 - 8th Annual Walk-A-Thon - no classes

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