English 11

Weekly Learning Objectives

Week of 3/23

Monday 3/23: Read the document below and answer the questions that follow in a document and share with me:

      • MLA Formatting and Style Guide
        • Create a document and format a first page of paper (create a fake title for your paper).  You are not writing a paper just creating the top part of the paper. 

Tuesday 3/24:  Go to the following website about MLA Works Cited pages:

      • MLA Works Cited Pages
        • Answer the following questions on a document and share with me:
        • What are some of the basic information you need when creating a works cited list?
        • What is the difference between a source and a container?

Wednesday 3/25: Open the following document.

Open a new document and create a works cited page using the information provided and share it with me. 

Use the following link to help you creating the works cited page (use the links on the side of the page to access information about books, periodicals, etc.):  Works Cited Information

Thursday 3/26: Read the document below and answer the questions that follow in a document and share with me:

      • APA General Formatting Guide
        • Create a title page of an APA paper.  (Make up the title of the paper.) ** Remember you do not have to write a paper** 

Friday 3/27:  Go to the following website about APA Reference pages:

      • APA Reference Pages
        • Answer the following question on a document and share with me:
        • What are some of the basic rules when creating a reference list?

Week of 3/16

No work this week

Week of 3/9

3/9 Monday: Continue working on Lord of the Flies Projects

3/10 Tuesday: Watch and discuss Lord of the Flies movie clips

3/11 Wednesday: Lord of the Flies project presentations

3/12 Thursday: Watch pilot episode of Lost

3/13 Friday: Discuss and compare Lost to Lord of the Flies

Week of 3/2

3/2 Monday: Read Chapters 11 and 12

3/3 Tuesday: Lord of the Flies Review Sheet

3/4 Wednesday: LOTF Review

3/5 Thursday: LOTF Test

3/6 Friday: LOTF Project

Week of 2/24

2/24 Monday: ACT Prep

2/25 Tuesday: ACT

2/26 Wednesday: Read Chapter 8

2/27 Thursday: Read Chapter 9

2/28 Friday: Read Chapter 10

Week of 2/17

2/17 Monday: No School

2/18 Tuesday: Chapters 1-4 Discussion

2/19 Wednesday: Read Chapter 5

2/20 Thursday: Read Chapter 6

2/21 Friday: Read Chapter 7

Week of 2/10

Monday: Lord of the Flies Intro

Tuesday-Thursday: Complete the following assignments.  Due Tue Feb 18

  • Read chapters 1-4
  • Create Quiz
  • Draw Map of the Island

Lord of the Flies Chapters 1-4 Quiz and Map Creation

Week of 2/3

2/3 Monday: SWOT Analysis

2/4 Tuesday: Vision and Mission Statements

2/5 Wednesday: Strategic Planning Discussion

2/6 Thursday-2/7 Friday: Strategic Planning Project

Strategic Planning Project- 2020


Week of 1/27

1/27 Monday: Zero Tolerance Leadership Activity

1/28 Tuesday: Brain Teaser Leadership Activity

1/29 Wednesday: Budget Leadership Activity

1/30 Thursday: Pittsburgh Technical College Visit

1/31 Friday: TBA (Morning speakers plus afternoon pep rally)

Week of 1/20

1/20 Monday: No School

1/21 Tuesday: Shackelton Assignment

1/22 Wednesday: Shackleton Quiz and 5 Qualities Leadership Paper

  • Write a one page paper talking about Shackleton and his leadership ideas.  Use examples from his journey or from your life to explain how Shackleton leads.  Also, feel free to compare his techniques to those of Maxwell and Wooden.

1/23 Thursday: Finish Leadership Paper

1/24 Friday: Shackleton Leadership Discussion (Based off of paper)

Week of 1/13

1/13 Monday: Finish Wooden Presentations

1/14 Tuesday: Watch Maxwell’s 5 Levels of Leadership

1/15 Wednesday-1/16 Thursday: Begin Maxwell 21 Qualities of a Leader Paper

1/17 Friday: Leadership exercise- Hiring Activity


Week of 1/6

1/6 Monday: Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

1/7 Tuesday-1/8 Wednesday:

Pyramid Blocks assignment

  • Groups of no more than 2
  • 2 minute presentation on assigned Block or Blocks of pyramid
  • Include Wooden’s full breakdown from website
  • Include your interpretation and apply it to current HS lives
  • Find a current or past person who represents the ideas presented
    • **This is your midterm** You will be graded on how your slide deck is put together along with how your presentation goes.  It is short so make it effective.

Thursday 1/9: Wooden Pyramid Presentations

Friday 1/10: Read the following: 

21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: 21 Qualities .pdf

Create a list ranking the 21 qualities in order that you feel most pertain to you to least.  Create this on a google document and keep it as we will expand on it next week.

Week of 12/9

12/9 Monday-Wednesday:

  • Groups of 2-3
  • Choose a short story from the group of stories
  • Read story individually or as a group
  • Create two assignments relating to your story (you will be giving these assignments to another group)

**Your assignments include, but are not limited to:

    • Multiple choice questions
    • Essay questions
    • Comics
    • T Charts
    • Vocabulary
    • Presentations

**You can come up with any type of assignment you want.  The two should be different though.  My recommendation is one assignment covers general ideas about the story while the other is more in depth.**

12/12 Thursday-12/13 Friday

  • You will be given the story and assignments from one of the other groups
  • Read your new story
  • Finish the two assignments

Week of 12/2

12/2 Monday- No School

12/3 Tuesday- Frankenstein friend presentations

12/4 Wednesday- Review of entire book

12/5 Thursday- Frankenstein Test Day 1

12/6 Friday- Frankenstein Test Day 2

Week of 11/25

11/25 Monday-11/26 Tuesday

In Library to work on Frankenstein Friend Page

Guidance Poll

Week of 11/18

11/18 Monday: Guidance Scheduling Visit

11/19 Tuesday: Read Chapters 19-20

11/20 Wednesday: Read Chapters 21-22

11/21 Thursday: Read Chapters 23-24

11/22 Friday: Review Chapters 17-24

Survey for Creative Entrepreneurship

Week of 11/11

11/11 Monday: Read Chapters 13-14

11/12 Tuesday: Read Chapter 15

11/13 Wednesday: Read Chapter 16

11/14 Thursday: Chapters 11-16 Storyboard Assignment

Chapters 11-16 Storyboard review

11/15 Friday: Read Chapters 17-18

Week of 11/4

11/4 Monday: Read Chapter 7

11/5 Tuesday: Read Chapter 8

11/6 Wednesday: Read Chapters 9-10

11/7 Thursday: 1-10 Review Assignment

11/8 Friday: Read Chapters 11-12

Week of 10/28

10/28 Monday: Letter Summaries due: Read Chapter 1

10/29 Tuesday: Read chapters 2-3

10/30 Wednesday: Read chapter 4

10/31 Thursday: Read chapters 5-6

11/1 Friday: Review Chapters 1-6

Week of 10/21

10/21 Monday: Finish Book Presentations

10/22 Tuesday & 10/23 Wednesday: In Class presentations of Book Projects

10/24 Thursday: Intro to Frankenstein

10/25 Friday: Read Frankenstein Letters

  • Summarize each letter due Monday- 15 points

Literature Circles 2019

Quiz Creation


Week of 10/14

10/14 Monday: T Chart 3 Due

10/15 Tuesday: Continue working on Books.  Should finish by Thursday. 

Book Project/Presentation:

10/16 Wednesday: Class Discussion

10/17 Thursday: Quiz 3 and T Chart 4 Due

10/18 Friday: Begin work on Book Projects.

Week of 10/7

10/7 Monday: T Chart 2 Due

10/8 Tuesday: Continue work on Books

10/9 Wednesday: Class discussion questions.  Each group answer and keep for Thursday.

Answer the following questions with your group:

  1. How has your story evolved so far?  In what ways has the author kept your interest?
  2. What has been the most interesting part of the novel so far? What techniques has the author used to keep your interest?
  3. How do the events in this book compare to other books you’ve read?
  4. How do the big ideas of this book remind you of real life?
  5. What is the story really about?
  6. What was new information for you?
  7. How have characters (if you have them) changed throughout the novel?
  8. How has your thinking changed as a result of what you learned from the story?

10/10 Thursday: Class discussion over Wednesday’s questions

10/11 Friday: Quiz #2 Due

Week of 9/30

9/30 Monday: Hand out packet.  T Chart 1 due

10/1 Tuesday: Continue work on Books

10/2 Wednesday: Class discussion (Questions on board)

10/3 Thursday: Quiz #1 due

10/4 Friday: Class Discussion

Week of 9/23

9/23 Monday: Using the Book Genre website do the following written assignment: 

  • Book Genre Types
  • Pick 3 genre’s that you enjoy the most
    • Write a paragraph for each answering the following:
      • Explain the genre
      • Why did you choose it?
      • Name some examples of books, movies or shows that represent the genre that you have enjoyed
  • Pick a genre you like the least:
    • Write a paragraph explaining why you dislike the particular genre

9/24 Tuesday:  Book choice day

9/25 Wednesday-9/27 Friday: Begin Lit Circle assignment

Week of 9/16

9/16 Monday-9/18 Wednesday: Finish presenting SlideDecks

9/19 Thursday: SLO Test

9/20 Friday: Intro to book assignment

Book Genre Discussion

Week of 9/9

9/9 Monday-9/11 Wednesday- Work on Prezi Slidedecks

**If you do not already have a Prezi account you will need to create a free one.  You can access Prezi by clicking here

  • 1 min Prezi Presentation on a form of Transportation (car, train, bus, plane, etc)
  • At least 4 transitions
  • At least two images with words inside the images
  • At least one video inside a letter or image

9/12 Thursday-9/13 Friday: Present PowerPoint and Prezi SlideDecks

Week of 9/2

9/2 Monday- No School-Labor Day

9/3 Tuesday-9/6 Friday- Work on PowerPoint Presentations

  • 1 min PowerPoint presentation
  • Topic is Movies
  • Must include the following:
    • Title Slide
    • Road Map
    • 4 animations
    • Transitions between every slide
    • Images
    • Embedded or Linked video (must link a word or picture if linking)
    • Added shapes or cutouts of images (something cool)
  • Check out these articles (or video) for some cool ideas

**Remember you must attach your PowerPoint presentation to an email and send it to ryan.wolf@columbianaschools.org when finished**


Week of 8/26

8/26 Monday-8/27 Tuesday: Begin Google Slidedecks

Your topic is favorite animal.  Create a 30-45 second presentation on your animal.  Your slides need to include:

  • Images
  • Transitions
  • Eye catching fonts and backgrounds that fit your topic
  • At least 2 animations
  • One other cool thing that you decided to use
  • Check this out from google to enhance your presentations

We will work on these Monday and Tuesday. 

This project will be worth 40 points

8/28 Wednesday-8/29 Thursday: Google Slide Presentations

Week of 8/19

8/19 Monday: No School

8/20 Tuesday: Intro to class

8/21 Wednesday: 1 page free write

8/22 Thursday: English related Poster

  • Create a 1 page poster that relates to a book or movie to hang in the classroom.  Due Monday (10 points)

8/23 Friday: Intro to public speaking