Homework and Assignments, 2014-2015
Current Quarter (q.4)
Reading Check 4/13- Chapters 1 and 2 - Of Mice and Men
4/14- Complete chapter 3 - Of Mice and Men; complete study guide 3.
4/16- Complete chapter 4 - Of Mice and Men; complete study guide 4.
4/17- Have a great vacation!
4/27- All classes: study for reading check quiz on chapters 3 and 4 of Of Mice and Men
4/29- Classes will be heading to the library to select books for the last outside reading of the year; check the Qtr 4 tab at left for upcoming updates regarding the assignment.
4/29- Honors, CP1: finish ch. 5 and complete study guide for HW
4/30- Honors: finish ch. 6 and complete study guide for HW
5/5- Study for Vocab. quiz on 5/7
5/6- Honors: read Of Mice and Men article and write a one page response (typed or handwritten)
5/7- All classes: vocab. quiz
5/7- Homework all classes: prepare for tomorrow's timed writing on Of Mice and Men by selecting a prompt from the assignment sheet and preparing a short outline to guide your writing.
5/12- Period 2: Read pages 1022-1025 in the textbook (also available in online form) and complete the "Shakespeare's World" fill in the blank sheet you received in class (remember, it's double sided).
Periods and 7: Read and take notes on pages 1022-1025 in the textbook.
5/14- Per. 6 & 7: study guide 1
5/15- Per. 1,2 & 5: complete study guide 1 if not finished in class
5/16- Per. 6 & 7: study guide 2
5/18- Per. 1,2 & 5: complete study guide 2 if not finished in class
Please note: Tuesday's quiz on the background of R&J, dramatic terms, and act 1 of the play will now take place on Wed. 5/27
5/26- All classes study for Act I and b.g. quiz
5/26- Per. 2,6,&7: complete study guide 3 for homework
5/27- Per. 6&7: complete study guide 4 for homework.
6/3- All classes: complete study guide 5 (if not done in class p. 1, 2, 5)
6/4- All classes: complete study guide 6 (if not done in class p. 1, 2, 5)
6/8 and 6/9- Biology MCAS!
6/10- All classes: study for quiz on 6/11. The quiz is on the action of Acts II and III; please review study guides 3-6 and examine the outline for the two acts posted under the Romeo and Juliet tab.
6/11- Acts II and III quiz!
6/12- PARCC exam sample questions: All English classes at PVMHS are spending time on Friday answering sample questions from the PARCC exam. Don't worry - scores will not count!
1/30- Honors: complete study guide #9 for The Odyssey
All classes: study for vocabulary quizzes on 2/3 (list 4B for CP2; list 8 for Honors; list H for CP1)
2/3- Vocab. quizzes
2/5- Honors and CP1: Complete SG#10
2/9- Due date for novel selection, quarter 3 independent reading assignment (details to follow in class)
2/10- All classes - receive/examine quarter 3 outside reading (see page at left)
2/17- All classes study for Odyssey Books 12-End quiz
2/24- P.1 and P.5: bring in corrected quizzes
2/25- All classes bring in completed brainstorming sheet for "Odyssey of Life" assignment (see under Odyssey tab at left)
2/26- Study for quiz on new vocab lists (All classes)
3/6- All classes - rough draft of Odyssey of Life due
3/9- Honors: Scansion I worksheet
3/10- Honors: Scansion II worksheet
3/10- CP1 and CP2 Scansion worksheet
3/13 - Honors Final Draft of Odyssey of Life due
3/16- CP1 and CP2 Final Draft of Odyssey of Life due
3/17- All classes: Write a original LIMERICK!
3/23- All classes: bring in a magazine, newspaper, or other text that can be cut up and repurposed!
3/26- All classes: If you did not finish in class, complete the Found Poem assignment and write your one paragraph reflection.
4/1- All classes: If you did not finish it in class, read the 'To Kill To Kill a Mockingbird" article and respond to the questions that accompany it.
4/2- All classes: Article of the Week. Read the article below, being sure to follow the annotation directions. Then write a response based on the prompts that follow the text.r