Wednesday, August 28, 2013


Reading quiz over The Fault in Our Stars

Continue to introduce vocabulary words from The Fault in Our Stars and complete vocabulary notebooks for the next six words ("resonance" through "poignant")

Share handwritten draft of #bestbookever assignment with a partner--what could you revise to make it more memorable or concise? Typed rough draft due Tuesday in computer lab--if you work on it at home, make sure to email it to yourself or bring it on a flashdrive to class on Tuesday.

HW: Finish this section of your vocabulary notebook if you didn't finish in class.

Friday, August 23, 2013


Make nametags
Collect remaining First Day letters
Grammar Practice: Parallelism 9.1
Introduce and model Levels of Questions

HW: Create two questions for each level (I, II, III: Factual, Inductive, and Analytical) for The Fault in Our Stars, and bring both the questions and your books on Monday.

Thursday, August 22, 2013



Introductions and First Day PPT
Letter to Parents and Parent (Optional) Homework Assignment
Letter to Students
Students: write response & turn in

HW: Bring The Fault in Our Stars tomorrow if you have a copy, and bring your summer free choice book, too, please.