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English 12: College Now '16-'17

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Welcome to the English 12: College Now homepage. 

Completion of this course will earn you six credit through Herkimer College: three credits from College Writing and three credits from Introduction to Literature.

 

Use this page to access information from class. If you are absent, please come prepared when you return.

The grid below contains all in-class materials as well as additional resources to help you succeed.

 

Send a tweet, or email if you have questions.

@MrShortEnglish

AShort@Frankfort-Schuyler.org 

 

 

Date:  Topic:  Materials: 
9/7 W Welcome 
9/8 R

Testimonials,

Writing, &

Technology 

9/9 F 

Beginning

Short Stories 

9/12 M 

The Sniper

Analysis 

  • 9-12 The Sniper.pptx  
    • Binder Check today 
  • Homework:
    • 0.5 to 1 page letter to "your" mother from the sniper
    • Finish your notebook cover and written responses 
9/13 T 

Note Taking

& Reading

Comprehension

9/14 W 

Reading

Analysis 

9/15 R  Literary Devices 
9/16 F 

Characterization

& Themes 

9/19 M 

Plot &

Characterization 

9/20 T 

Characterization

& Story Analysis 

9/21 W 

Overview of

Literature 

9/22 R 

Writing with

Evidence 

9/23 F 

EBCs &

Characterization 

9/26 M 

Opinions

&

Support 

9/27 T 

Our Final

Short Story 

9/28 W  Review 
9/29 R 

Short Story

Quiz 

9/30 F 

Short Story

Writing 

September

Student of the Month

  • Congratulations
    • Noah "White Lightning" Lape
10/3 M  Writing Process 
10/4 T  Writing Workshop 
10/5 W  Writing Process 
10/6 R  Writing Workshop 
10/7 F  Writing Process 
  • 10-7 Publishing.pptx 
  • Homework:
    • Finish your short story
    • Submit to Google Classroom before Tuesday at 10:18AM 
10/10 M Columbus Day  Enjoy your day off 
10/11 T  College Fair 
10/12 W  Reading to Write 
10/13 R  Expository Writing 
10/14 F 

Thesis,

Citation, &

Punctuation Tips 

10/17 M  Peer Review 
10/18 T  What's Next 
10/19 W  The Past 
10/20 R  Photo Background
10/21 F  Thank You 
10/24 M 

Setting:

The Great Depression

10/25 T 

Setting:

The Great Depression 

10/26 W  Who is Steinbeck? 
10/27 R  Award Winning Literature 
10/28 F  Pre-Reading 
10/31 M 

Halloween

Spooky

October Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Karina "Number Two" Ogiyevich
11/1 T

OM&M

Section One

11/2 W  Characterization
11/3 R  #TheStruggle 
11/4 F  Section 1 & 2 
11/7 M  Review 
11/8 T 

Steinbeck's

Regionalism 

11/9 W  Candy's Dog 
11/10 R  Dreams
11/11 F  No School  Veteran's Day 
11/14 M  Characterization 
11/15 T 

Conflict 

11/16 W 

What's in a Name?

 

Poem

Explication

& Analysis 

11/17 R 

Parallelism of Texts &

Foreshadowing 

11/18 F  Themes 
11/21 M  Snow Day 

No School

11/22 T  Overcoming Handicaps 
11/23-11/25  Thanksgiving Break  No School 
11/28 M  Characterization 
11/29 T  Section Five
11/30 W  Predictions 
November Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Leonid "Leo" Rusev 
12/1 R  Finishing the Novella 

12/2 F 

Characterization 
12/5 M  Wrap-Up 
12/6 T 

Writing

Intro 

12/7 W  Crafting an Introduction  
12/8 R  Thesis 
12/9 F  Thesis Conferencing 
  •  12-9 Thesis Review.pptx
  • Homework:
    • By Monday, you should have the following things hand written:
      • Introductory paragraph
        • Updated & modified thesis
      • Paragraph two
        • Novella summary, one sentence per section
      • Quote sandwiches 
        • 3-6 supporting selections from the text or our notes in class 
12/12 M  SNOW DAY
  • Enjoy your time off 
12/13 T  Writing Craft

12/14 W 

Format &

Grammar 

12/15 R 

Typing Extravaganza

&

Peer Editing 

  •  12-15 Typing Tips.pptx
  • Homework:
    • Peer review with a classmate, or anyone else.
    • Papers are due tomorrow at 10:30 on Google Classroom 
12/16 F  Date Due 
12/19 M 

From Page

to Screen 

12/20 T 

From Page

to Screen  

12/21 W 

From Page

to Screen  

12/22 R  Reflection 
December Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Danielle "D" Caivana 
12/23-1/2  Winter Recess Enjoy your time off 
1/3 T 

 Media Literacy:

Gender Roles

1/4 W  Media Literacy: Advertising
1/5 R  Perception 
1/6 F  Sexuality 
1/9 M  Gender
1/10 T 

Race

Relations 

1/11 W  Representation 
  •  1-11 Race & Gender in Hollywood.pptx
  • Homework:
    • "Research," read, and become familiar with an article reporting on an area we have covered in class, for discussion tomorrow.
      • The media, advertising, stereotyping, bias, gender, sexuality, race, representation, etc.  
1/12 R  Discussion 
1/13 F 

Article

Discussion

1/16 M 

Dr. Martin

Luther King

Junior Day 

Enjoy your time off. 
1/17 T 

Analytical

Writing 

1/18 W  "Snow" Day
  • Enjoy your time off
1/19 R 

Analytical

Writing

1/20 F  Midterm
1/23 M  Research and Writing Unit
1/24 T  Snow Day  Enjoy your time off 
1/25 W  Annotation 
1/26 R  Annotation for Information 
1/27 F 

Annotation

Practice 

1/30 M  A Look Back 
1/31 T  Brainstorming 
January Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Aaron "G-Man" Gillen 
2/1 W  Thesis Statements 
2/2 R  Writing Paragraphs 
2/3 F  Research 
2/6 M  The Task 
2/7 T  Citations
2/8 W  Assignment Details 
2/9 R  Work 
2/10 F  Tips
2/13 M  Snow Day 
  • Enjoy the time off 
2/14 T  Work 
2/15 W  RJ1 Due 
2/16 R  RJ1 Presentations
2/17 F  RJ2 Intro & Discussion
2/20-2/24  Mid-Winter Recess  Enjoy your time off. 
2/27 M  Welcome Back 
2/28 T  Research Paper Outline
February  Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Francesca "Franklin" DeRollo
3/1 W  Free Money* 
3/2 R  Looking Ahead 
3/3 F  Thesis Statement Conferences 
3/6 M   RJ2 Due  
3/7 T  Research Writing Intro 
3/8 W  Citing 
3/9 R  The Writing Process
3/10 F  Drafting 
3/13 M   Documentation 
3/14 T  Snow Day 
  • Enjoy 
3/15 W  Snow Day 
  • Enjoy
3/16 R 

Peer Revision,

Proofreading & Editing 

  • 3-16 Proofreading.pptx  
  • Homework:
    • Complete your paper.
      • Submit to Google Classroom
      • Submit a physical copy in class 
3/17 F  RJ2 Paper
3/20 M  RJ3 Intro 
3/21 T 

Research

"The Topic is Right" 

3/22 W  No Class 
  • Cinderella Preview 
  • Homework: 
    • Continue to find articles 
      • Solidify subject, topic, & opinion 
3/23 R  Research 
3/24 F  Conferencing 
3/27 M  Tips
3/28 T  Thesis Statements 
3/29 W  Presentation Structure 
3/30 R  Presentation Rehearsal 
3/31 F 

Intro Rehearsal

& Final Work

March  Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Tyler "Carp" Karpowich 
4/3 M  RJ3 Due  
4/4 T  Middle School Me 
4/5 W  Presentation Information 
4/6 R  Presentation Practice 
4/7 F  Final Work Day
4/10 M  Posters Due 
4/11 T  Presentation Day 
4/12 W  Presentation Day 
4/13 R  Presentation Day 
4/14 F Good Friday No School
4/17 Bad Monday

Yes School

4/18-4/21 Spring Recess  No School 
4/24 M  Academic Easement 
4/25 T  WHAT Do You Want to Be? 
4/26 W  WHO Do You Want to Be? 
4/27 R  RJ4 Introduction 
4/28 F  The Topic is Right
April Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Maria DiNigro 
5/1 M  RJ2 Paper Handback 
5/2 T  Relax & RJ4 
5/3 W  Motivation to Work 
5/4 R  Outlines 
5/5 F  100% Work Day 
5/8 M  RJ4 Articles 
5/9 T  Work 

 

5/10 W  Commentaries on Our Society 
5/11 R  Disrupted Plans 
  • Emergency work day!
    • No notes uploaded
  • Homework:
    • RJ4  due tomorrow 
5/12 F  RJ4 Due
5/15 M  Thunder on Sycanmore Street 
5/16 T  Thunder on Sycanmore Street  
5/17 W  Thunder on Sycanmore Street  
5/18 R Thunder on Sycanmore Street & RJ4 
5/19 F  A Day to Type 
  •  5-19 Paper Work.pptx
  • Homework: 
    • Enjoy Prom! 
    • RJ4 paper due Monday
      • Submit to Google Docs before 10:18 AM
      • Hand in a printed copy as the bell ringer 
5/22 M  Poster Tips 
5/23 T  Poster Info 
5/24 W  Presentation Rehearsal
5/25 R  Poster Work  
5/26 F  Presentation Preparations
5/29 M  Memorial Day  No School. Enjoy.
5/30 T  Presentations 
5/31 W  Food and Drink Day: Breakfast Edition
May Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Risa DiSano 
6/1 R  Final Presentations 
6/2 F  Final Presentations 
6/5 M  Final Presentations  
6/6 T  Final Presentations  
6/7 W  Final Presentations  

6/8 R

Food and Drink Day
6/9 F Senior Trip  See you at 4:30 AM!!! 
6/12 M Last Day 
June Student of the Month
  • Congratulations
    • Maria Marryott 
 6/24
Graduation  See you at the ceremony! 
   

 

 

 

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