Quarter 3 Calendar

Third Quarter Week 1 Monday: Grammar review; Introduction to A Midsummer Night’s Dream Tuesday: MSND, Act I, scene I; read Act I, scene ii in class Wednesday: MSND, Act II, scene 1; Vocabulary 19 Thursday: MSND, Act II, scene 2 Friday: MSND, Act III, scene 1 Week 2 Monday: Half-day; MSND, Act III, scene 2; Tuesday: Half-day; MSND, Act IV Wednesday: Half-day; MSND, Act V; Vocabulary 20 Thursday: Half-day ; Essay Topics Friday: No School Week 3 Monday: No School Tuesday: Sonnets; essay writing Wednesday: Sonnets; essay writing Vocabulary 21 Thursday: Sonnets; essay writing Friday: MSND scene performances Week 4 Monday: Essay due; Lord of the Flies , Chapter 1 Tuesday: Vocabulary Quiz, Lessons 19-21; LOTF, Chapter 2 Wednesday: LOTF, Chapter 3 Thursday: LOTF, Chapter 4; Vocabulary 22 Friday: LOTF, Chapter 5 Week 5 Monday: LOTF, Chapter 6 Tuesday: LOTF, Chapter 7 Wednesday: LOTF, Chapter 8; Vocabulary 23 Thursday: LOTF,

Final Weeks of Quarter 2 Calendar Changes

Week 8 - December 2-6 Monday: Twelve Angry Men Tuesday: Twelve Angry Men Wednesday: Twelve Angry Men ; Vocab 16 Thursday: Twelve Angry Men ; Vocab 17 Friday: Play discussion/writing plans Week 9 - December 9-13 Monday: The Importance of Being Earnest Tuesday: The Importance of Being Earnest ; Wednesday: The Importance of Being Earnest ; Vocabulary 18 Thursday: The Importance of Being Earnest Friday: Play discussion/writing plans Week 9 - December 16-12 Monday: Review for finals Tuesday: Review for finals; Vocab Test 16-18 Wednesday: Half-day; Exams – 1 st & 2 nd Thursday: Half-day; Exams – 3 rd & 4 th Friday: Half-day; Exams – 5 th & 6 th *Final exams will be a timed write essay over your choice of the two plays.     WINTER BREAK

Week 6 - Changes

Hello - The schedule posted for the term needs updating as it was missing a week of the term - here is an update for the week of November 18.  A new schedule to finish the term will be posted later this term: Week 6 Monday: Finish Mockingbird; Review with Topics Tuesday: In-class Writing; Vocab 15 Wednesday: In-class Writing; Thursday: In-class Writing Friday: In-class Reading of The Importance of Being Earnest ; Vocab Test 13-15 *essays due Monday the 25th.  

Quarter Two Reading Calendar

Second Quarter – Composition & Literature III – 8th Week 1 Monday: Half-day; Student Narrative Reflections Tuesday: Half-day; Grammar review; short story completion Wednesday: Half-day; Grammar review; Vocabulary 10; short story completion Thursday: Half-day; Grammar review; short story completion Friday: Half-day; Introduction to To Kill a Mockingbird; short story completion Week 2 Monday: Mockingbird , Chapter 1 Tuesday: Mockingbird , Chapter 2-3 Wednesday: Mockingbird , Chapter 4; Vocabulary 11 Thursday: Mockingbird , Chapter 5-6 Friday: Mockingbird , Chapter 7-8 Week 3 Monday: Mockingbird , Chapter 9 Tuesday: Mockingbird , Chapter 10 Wednesday: Mockingbird , Chapter 11; Vocabulary 12 Thursday: Mockingbird , Chapter 12 Friday: Half-day; Vocabulary Quiz, lessons 10-12; Mockingbird , Chapter 13 Week 4 Monday: Mockingbird , Chapter 14-15 Tuesday: Mockingbird , Chapter 16 Wednesday: Mockingbird

Tutoring Schedule

Tutoring Schedule I am available for tutoring that does not have to be scheduled ahead of time each morning before school in room 225 and each afternoon after school in room 213.  If you do not find me in those rooms - please come to the faculty offices. 

Welcome Note

Hello Everyone - Welcome to your new course with me.  This blog will be a place where you can check for assignments and access helpful resources.  Best wishes for the coming year together - Mr. Brazzel

Quarter One Reading Calendar

8 th Literature & Composition - First Quarter Schedule Readings listed for each day indicate what should be already read and in your mind for discussion that day. Week One: August 7-9 Wednesday: Course overview; Writing Sample – finish as homework Thursday: Begin reading Beowulf (lines 1-319) in class Friday - Beowulf , lines 1-319; Vocab Lesson 1 Week Two: August 12-16 Monday: Beowulf , lines 320-641 Tuesday: Beowulf, lines 641-914 Wednesday: Beowulf , lines 915-1214; Vocab Lesson 2 Thursday: Beowulf , lines 1215-1517 Friday: Beowulf , lines 1518-1812; Writing Friday Week Three: August 19-23 Monday: Beowulf , lines 1813-2114 Tuesday: Beowulf , lines 2115-2396 Wednesday: Beowulf, lines 2397-2751; Vocab Lesson 3 Thursday: Beowulf , lines 2752-3037 Friday: Finish Beowulf for class today; Review Week Four: August 26-30 Monday: Beowulf exam Tuesday: Overview of the 5-paragraph essay; Essay topics Wednesday: Introduction due; thes