Current Calendar 

Nolen’s English 12 - May 2016

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1

 

May Day

 

 

 

 

2

Audio of Lilliput-Gulliver’s Travels

Vocab & Irony

 

 

 

3

Audio of Brobdingnag-Gulliver’s Travels  Vocab & Allegory

 

 

4

Audio of A Modest Proposal

Vocab & Satire

 

 

 

5

Jonathan Swift as Satirist & Political Reformer

Journalism

 

6

Test over Restoration and Satire

7

 

 

 

8

 

Mother’s Day

 

 

9

Intro to Romantic Period – PP and Group Questions

 

 

10

Robert Burns – To a Mouse” & William Blake “The Tyger”

Prezis

 

 

11

William Wordsworth

“”She Dwelt Among Untrodden Ways” & Coleridge – “Kubla Khan” Prezis

 

 

12

Individual Presentations

 

 

13

Individual Presentations & Review for Final Test

 

 

14

 

 

 

15

 

 

16

1st and 3rd Finals

 

 

17

2nd & 4th Finals

 

Seniors Last Day!

Senior Celebration

18

 

 

 

19

Graduation Practice 8:30

High Honors Luncheon

 

 

20

Project Graduation!

 

 

21

 

GRADUATION

 

22

 

 

 

23

 

Victoria Day

 

24

 

 

 

25

 

 

 

26

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

28

 

 

 

29

30

 

Memorial Day

 

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            The teacher reserves the right to adjust this calendar when deemed necessary.

Nolen’s English 12 - April 2016

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Wrap up intro and Act I of Macbeth

April Fool’s Day

 

2

 

 

 

3

 

 

4

Visual – King George’s England

 

 

5

PP – Renaissance Drama – Drama and Tragedy

 

 

6

Complex Text analysis “Who Wrote Shakespeare…”

 

 

7

Audio of Act II

 

 

8

Thematic outline and summary of Act II

 

 

9

 

 

 

10

 

 

11

Audio of Act III

 

12

Respond to Act III and trace themes of Macbeth

 

 

13

Audio and analysis of Act IV

 

 

14

Computer Lab for work on Macbeth research paper

 

 

15

Computer Lab for work on Macbeth research paper

 

 

16

 

 

 

17

 

 

18

Audio and analysis of Conclusion

 

 

19

Out for 11th Grade ACT Tests

 

20

Complete all Macbeth work and edit research papers

 

 

21

Computer Lab for work on Macbeth research paper

RESEARCH PAPERS DUE!

 

 

 

22

No Students

Passover

Earth Day

 

 

23

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

 

25

Intro to The Restoration

 

 

26

Conclude Restoration Intro

 

 

27

Satire PP and Modern Day Examples

 

 

28

Appreciate satire of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

29

Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels- “A Voyage to Lilliput”

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

           The teacher reserves the right to adjust the calendar when deemed necessary.

Nolen’s English 12 March 2016

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Completion of Family Research Presentations

 

 

2

Intro to Chaucer/Canterbury Tales

 

 

 

3

Comparison of Old English to Middle English

 

 

4

Evaluate Characterization in The Prologue

 

 

5

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

7Analyze Complex Text and Write using Textual Evidence

 

 

 

8Intro to Research Writing on Chaucer in Computer Lab

 

 

 

9Continue Research Writing on Chaucer in Computer Lab

 

 

10Intro to Writing Creatively about a Modern Day Pilgrim

 

 

 

11Conclude typing both writing assignments

 

 

 

12

 

 

 

13

 

Daylight Savings Begins

 

14Analyze The Pardoner’s Tale

 

 

 

15Complete all Chaucer Assignments

 

 

16Both Writing Assignments Due and Final Test

 

 

 

17Benchmark Tests and Intro to Renaissance

 

St. Patrick’s Day

 

 

18Benchmark Tests and Intro to Renaissance

 

 

 

19

 

 

20

 

Spring Begins

Palm Sunday

 

21

Spring Break

 

22

Spring Break

 

23

Spring Break

Purim

 

 

24

Spring Break

 

25

Spring Break

26

 

 

 

27

 

Easter Sunday

 

28

Spring Break

29

Intro to Macbeth

30

Act I of Macbeth

31

Continue Act I of Macbeth

 

 

         The teacher reserves the right to adjust schedule when deemed necessary.

February 2016 – Nolen’s English 12

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

1Read and annotate 6-11 of Beowulf

Class discussion on Y2K

Complete questions

 

2Visual of Beowulf

and quiz

 

 

 

3Compare and contrast Beowulf to present day

Analyze complex text Beowulf no reptile

 

4 Personification of personal Grendel (Visual Representation)

Review for final test

 

5Final test on Beowulf and personal Grendel writing

DUE: Present Day Grendels

 

 

6

 

7

 

 

8Introduce surnames, heraldry and ancestry

DUE: Personification of Personal Grendel

 

 

 

9Computer Lab for research on surnames, heraldry, and ancestry

 

 

10Computer Lab

 

 

11Final work on heraldry and student presentations

 

12Start family -ancestry presentations

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

14

 

 

15

WINTER BREAK

 

 

16

WINTER BREAK

 

17

STUDENTS OFF

 

 

 

18Complete  presentations

 

 

19Introduction to The Middle Ages and the concept of heroes PP

 

 

20

 

 

 

21

 

22Continuation of The Middle Ages and heroes PP

 

 

23Intro to Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales

 

 

 

24Discussion on Runes, comparison of Old English/Middle English

 

 

25Intro to The Prologue

 

 

 

26Reading and analysis of The Prologue

 

 

 

 

27

 

28

29Reading and analysis of The Prologue continued and intro to The Pardoner’s Tale

 

 

 

 

 

            Calendar may be adjusted at the discretion of the teacher.

February 2016

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

1Read and annotate 6-11 of Beowulf

Class discussion on Y2K

Complete questions

 

2Visual of Beowulf

and quiz

 

 

 

3Compare and contrast Beowulf to present day

Analyze complex text

 

4 Personification of personal Grendel

Review for final test

 

5Final test on Beowulf and personal Grendel writing

DUE: Present Day Battles/Beowulf

 

 

6

 

7

 

 

8Introduce Heraldry and Ancestry

DUE: Personal Grendel Personification

 

 

 

9Computer Lab for name and family history research

 

 

10Computer Lab

 

 

11Final work on heraldry and speeches

 

 

12Start family -ancestry presentations

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

14

 

 

15

WINTER BREAK

 

 

16

WINTER BREAK

 

17

STUDENTS OFF

 

 

 

18Complete  presentations

 

 

19Introduction to The Middle Ages PP

 

 

20

 

 

 

21

 

22Continuation of The Middle Ages PP

 

 

23Reading of The Prologue and comparison/contrast of Old English and Middle English

 

 

 

24Discussion on Runes

Continuation of The Prologue

 

 

25Intro to The Pardoner’s Tale

 

 

 

26Research Writing on The Pardoner’s Tale

 

 

 

 

27

 

28

29Reading and analysis of The Pardoner’s Tale

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2016 – Nolen’s English 12

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

No Students

5

No Students

6 *Bio Info

*Emergency Info

*Student Files

*English Scavenger Hunt

7

*Literary Analysis

*Complete Scavenger Hunt

8

*Interest Inventory

*Brain Puzzles

9

10

 

 

11*Reading Assessment

*Complete Brain Puzzles

*Parent Letter

*Assign Books

12

 “I Am From” Poems

13* Read Complex text from AS Period

*Analyze pp.2-16

*Analyze video on Invasions

 

 

14*Introduce Beowulf

*Read & Analyze Sections 1 - 11

15*Conclude analyzation of Sections 1-11

16

17

18

 

M L King Day

19*Read & Analyze Life in 999: A Grim Struggle

20*Read & Analyze Sections 12-17 of Beowulf

21*Complex Text Analysis Beowulf is No Reptile

 

22*Create visual of personal Grendel

*Start personal battle/present day Grendel writing

23

24

25*Complete Visual and Writing

 

 

26*Beowulf Visual and Quiz

 

 

27*Introduce the concept of heroes and the Middle Ages

28*Analyze Middle Ages & Heraldry

29*Research on surnames & Coat of Arm

30

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

This schedule can be adapted at the discretion of the teacher.