• Senior English IV Regular
    Dr. Nichols
    Spring 2021
    Weekly Schedules

    Sixth Six Weeks
     
     
    Week Four: May 3 to 7
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: ~Continue Pride and Prejudice
        Tuesday-Wednesday: STAAR schedule
        Thursday: ~Complete Pride and Prejudice
        Friday: ~in-class writing: topic over P & P
     
     
     
    Week Three: April 26 to 30

       Monday: ~Response to Pride and Prejudice due
                      ~Continue Pride and Prejudice
       Tuesday: ~Complete Pride and Prejudice
       Wednesday: Test Vocabularies 8, 9, 10
       Thursday: ~Response to Pride and Prejudice due
                         ~Begin introduction to Victorian Era
       Friday: Continue introduction to Victorian Era
     
     
     
    Week Two: April 19 to 23
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
       Monday: ~Vocabulary 10 due with quiz
                      ~Response to part I Pride and Prejudice due
       Tuesday: ~continue Pride and Prejudice and writing response
       Wednesday: ~writing response to P & P due
                               Continue P & P 
       Thursday: ~Writing response to P & P due
                           Continue P & P
       Friday: Continue P & P 
     
     Looking ahead: we will test over Vocabularies 8, 9, & 10 on
        Tuesday April 27
     
     
    Week One: April 12 to 16
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
      Monday: ~Vocabulary 9 due with quiz
                     ~Vocabulary 10 assigned; due Monday April 19 with quiz
      Tuesday: ~Begin Jane Austin unit: bio; development of novel; women writers;
                         cultural setting/mores
      Wed-Friday: Pride and Prejudice; viewing & writing responses 
     
     
     
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    Fifth Six Weeks
    Week Six: April 5 to 9
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
       Monday: ~Vocabulary 8 due with quiz
                      ~Vocabulary 9 assigned; due Monday 4/12 with quiz
                      ~ Review Romanticism quiz
       Tuesday: ~ Warm up: writing mechanics
                       ~Review Neo-Classicism/Romanticism
       Wednesday: ~Test Neo-classicism/Romanticism
       Thursday: ~ STAAR Benchmark 
       Friday: ~Make-up day 
     
     
     
    Week Five: March 29 to April 2
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: ~ Vocabulary 8 assigned; due Monday April 5 with quiz
                       ~ Begin Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: Romanticism's dark side. 
                              background 
        Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Continue Frankenstein 
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                              ~Continue Frankenstein 
     
     
     
     
    Week Four: March 22 to 26
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: ~ Review for Vocabulary test 4, 5, 6, & 7 
        Tuesday: ~STAAR Benchmark schedule
        Wednesday: ~Test Vocabularies 4, 5, 6, & 7
        Thursday: ~Review for Romanticism quiz
        Friday ~
    Quiz over British romanticism
         

     
     
     
    Week Three: March 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature poetry a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday: ~ Vocabulary 7 due with quiz
                       ~ Continue Romantic poetry: John Keats 
                           Biography and "Bright Star" 
        Tuesday: ~ Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~ Complete "Bright Star"; begin "Ode on
                            a Grecian Urn" 
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                             ~ Complete "Bright Star" 
        Thursday: ~quiz review: Major figures; 
                            principles; differences from Neo-Classicism;
                            poetic theory and poetry. 
        Friday: ~Early release schedule; make up day for quizzes/tests
     
     
    Week Two: March 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature Satire a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
       Monday: ~Vocabulary 6 due with quiz
                      ~Vocabulary 7 assigned; due Monday March 8
                         with quiz
                       ~Review for 4th 6 weeks BM
       Tuesday: ~Benchmark 4th 6 weeks
       Wednesday: ~SAT test day schedule
       Thursday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Review Blake's "London"
                        ~William Wordsworth: "Lines Composed upon
                           Westminster Bridge" 
       Friday: ~Warm Up: writing mechanics
                    ~Wordsworth: 
                          "Daffodils"/"The World is too Much With Us" 
     
     
     
    Week One: Feb 22 to 29
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading;Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature Satire a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
        Monday:  ~Warm up: writing mechanics 
                        ~Study for vocabulary 5 quiz Tuesday 23
        Tuesday: ~Vocabulary 5 quiz
                        ~Vocabulary 6 assigned; due Monday March 1
                            with quiz
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                             ~Review Romantic theory of poetry: notes
                             ~William Blake's "London" assigned with
                                guiding questions
         Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~Discuss "London": theme, imagery, and technique; 
                              romantic elements 
                           ~William Wordsworth's "Lines Composed upon
                              Westminster Bridge" assigned with guiding
                               questions. 
         Friday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                      ~Group analysis: theme, imagery, setting, with
                         reference to Blake's "London." 
                      
     
     
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    4th six weeks
     Week Six: Feb 8 to 12
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; Multiple genres 7 British literature Satire a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
         Monday:~Test: Test: 18th century/satire/Swift/Addison & Steele
          Tuesday: ~Vocabulary 4 due with quiz
                        ~Vocabulary 5 assigned; due Tuesday Feb 16 with quiz
                        ~Begin Romanticism Period; guiding questions and reading
                           assigned.
          Wednesday: ~Warm up: editing/revising practice  G-classroom
                             ~Complete introduction to Romanticism/guiding questions
           Thursday: ~Department Six Weeks BM
            Friday
    :  ~Warm up: editing/revising G-classroom
                               ~William Blake: bio and "London" poem
     
     
     
     
     
     Week Five: Feb 1 to 5
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i;
           response skills 5 b, e, f; 
    Multiple genres 7 British literature Satire a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
         Monday: ~Warm up: punctuation
                                         G-Classroom
                        ~Review vocabulary quizzes for Vocabulary test
         Tuesday: ~Test Vocabularies 1-3
                         ~Vocabulary 4 assignment;  due Monday Feb 8 with quiz
         Wednesday: ~Warm up: punctuation  G-classroom
                              Review for test over 18th century/Satire/Swift/
                               Addison & Steele
         Thursday: Test: 18th century/satire/Swift/Addison & Steele
         Friday:    ~Warm up: writing mechanics G-classroom
                        ~Make-up test/quizzes 
     
                           
     
     
     
     
     
    Week Four: Jan 25 to 20
    teks: Foundational Language skills 1 oral a-d; 2. vocabulary a-c; 3 self-sustained reading; Comprehension skills 4 a-i; response skills 5 b, e, f;
            Multiple genres 7 British literature Satire a,b,c ; Author's purpose 8; 9 composition a-e
         Monday: ~Vocabulary 3 due with quiz
                        ~Assignment: Test Vocabularies 1-3 Tuesday Feb 2
                        ~Begin the periodic essays of Addison and Steele
                             Introduction: Addison and Steele's bio; the development
                              of the weekly and daily newspapers and magazines
         Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                         ~Complete introduction to the periodic essay; the objectives
                             of Horationan satire in 18th century England. 
                         ~Begin "The Beau's Head"; example of the periodic essay
         Wednesday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                               ~"The Beau's Head" complete; begin analysis chart.
         Thursday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~ Complete analysis chart
                           ~Assignment: compose your own "Beau's Head" project
          Friday: ~Writing workshop: work on your own "Beau's Head"   

     
     
     
     
    Week Three: Jan 18 to 22
    teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comprehension fiction 
        Monday: no classes
        Tuesday: ~Vocabulary 2 due with quiz
                       ~Vocabulary 3 assigned; due Monday Jan 25 
                           with quiz
                       ~Complete Jonathan Swift "A Modest Proposal" 
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~quiz over "A Modest Proposal" and Satire
        Thursday:   ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                          ~Introduce J Addison & R Steele; the periodic essay.
         Friday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                     ~"The Beau's Head" handout, questions, and analysis chart
     
     
     
    Week Two: Jan 11 to 15
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comprehension fiction 
        Monday: ~Vocabulary 1 due with quiz
                       ~Vocabulary 2 assigned; due Tuesday
                          Jan 19 with quiz
                        ~Work on questions over 18th Century
        Tuesday:  ~Warm up: grammar 
                           ~Complete 18th Century questions
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: grammar   
                              ~Begin Jonathan Swift bio/definition of 
                                satire/Horatian vs  Juvelanian satire
        Thursday--Friday: Swift's "A Modest Proposal"  
     
     
     
     
    Week One: Jan 4 to Jan 8
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fictio
     
     Monday: no class
       Tuesday:  ~who/whom? 
                        ~Review syllabus
                        ~seating chart 
                        ~Vocabulary 1 assigned; due Monday Jan 11
       Wednesday: ~Warm up: who/whom
                             ~Introduction to John Milton: bio
                             ~The classical epic conventions
        Thursday: ~Warm up: who/whom
                          ~Continue John Milton bio/epic conventions
                            and Paradise Lost
         Friday: ~Quiz  who/whom 
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    Week Five: Dec 14 to 18
      teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fictio
        Monday: ~Review for 6 weeks test
        Tuesday: ~Six Weeks test
        Wednesday-Friday: make up tests/quizzes
            Early dismissal Friday 18th 
     
     
    Week Four: Dec 7 to 11
       teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fictio
     
      Monday: ~Review for Vocabulary 4, 5, 6 test
        Tuesday: ~Test Vocabularies 4,5, 6 
        Wednesday: Review for Animal Farm/Brave New World test
        Thursday: Animal Farm/Brave New World test 
        Friday: test make-up day. 
     
     
    Week Three: Nov 30 to Dec 4
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fictio
          Monday: ~Vocabulary 6 assigned; due Friday Dec 4 with quiz 
                         ~Review quiz: Brave New World/Animal Farm
                         ~Assignment: Complete Brave New World/Animal Farm
                                                 do guiding questions
          Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics 
                          ~ Read Brave New World/Animal Farm; do guiding questions
          Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                               ~Read BNW/AF; do guiding questions
          Thursday: Quiz: BNW chpts 16-18/AF chpts 8-10
          Friday: ~Vocabulary 6 due with quiz
     
     
     
     
    Week Two: Nov 16 to 20
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fictio
       Monday: Vocabulary 5 assigned; due Friday with quiz
                    ~Continue reading Brave New World/Animal farm
        Tuesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                      ~Continue reading Brave New World/Animal farm
        Wednesday: Quiz: Animal Farm chpts 3 to 7/Brave New World chpts 7-15
        Thursday: ~Continue reading animal farm/Brave New World
         Friday: ~Vocabulary 5 due with quiz 
     
     
     
    Week One: Nov 9 to 13 
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fiction 5; writing 15
        Monday: ~Vocabulary 4 assigned; due Friday 13 with quiz
                       Continue Brave New World/Animal Farm with guiding questions
        Tuesday: Continue Brave New World/Animal Farm 
        Wednesday: Continue Brave New World/Animal Farm
        Thursday: Quiz Brave New World/Animal Farm
        Friday ~Vocabulary 4 due with quiz 
     
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    Second six weeks 
    Week Six: Nov 2 to 6
     teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fiction 5; writing 15
       
     Monday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Quiz Vocabulary 3 
         Tuesday: Review for test Brave New World/Animal Farm
         Wednesday: Test: Brave New World/Animal Farm
         Thursday: Test: Vocabularies 1, 2, and 3 
         Friday: Review/make-up tests 
     
     
     
    Week five: Oct 26 to 30 
        teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fiction 5; writing 15
        Monday: ~Review for vocabulary 2 quiz
                     ~Quiz Vocabulary 2
                     ~ Grade quiz 
        Tuesday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                      ~Continue Macbeth: Act I
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~Discuss Brave New World reading due
        Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Complete Macbeth Act I 
                         ~Assignment: Compose response in G-Classroom-
                              Can a good man become evil? If so, how? If not, why?
         Friday:  ~Friday: ~Vocabulary 3 due with quiz 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     Week Four: Oct 19 to 23
        teks: vocabulary 1 a-d; reading comp drama 4; reading comp fiction 5; writing 15
        Monday: ~Review for vocabulary 2 quiz
                     ~Quiz Vocabulary 2
                     ~ Grade quiz 
        Tuesday: ~warm up: writing mechanics
                      ~Continue Macbeth: Act I
        Wednesday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                           ~Discuss Brave New World reading due
        Thursday: ~Warm up: writing mechanics
                        ~Continue Macbeth Act I 
                         ~Assignment: Compose response in G-Classroom-
                              Can a good man become evil? If so, how? If not, why?
         Friday:  ~Friday: ~Vocabulary 3 due with quiz