Weekly Planner

American Literature

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  Week 18 (Jan. 8-12) Points
18.0 Announcements  
Introduction to Academic Writing  
18.1 Introduction 3
18.2 Adversarial Method 4
18.3 World of Academia 6
18.4 What Is a Thesis? 4
18.5 What Is a University? 4

  Week 21 (Jan. 29 - Feb. 2) Points
21.0 Announcements  
  Prepare Your Document (Pro)  
  Choose a Country  
  Create a Google Doc  
  Check Your Settings  
  Delete and Backspace  
  Your Title  
  Works Cited Heading  
  1st Body Paragraph (Pro)  
  Start Your Research  
  Put Your 1st Source in Your Works Cited Page  
  Identify Your Evidence  
  Add a Signal Phrase  
  Add a Topic Sentence  
  Wrap It Up  
  Smooth It Out  
  2nd Body Paragraph (Pro)  
  Write Your 2nd Body Paragraph  

  Week 24 (Feb. 19-23) Points
24.0 Announcements  
  1st Body Paragraph (Con)  
  Prepare Your Document  
  Write Your 1st Body Paragraph  
  2nd Body Paragraph (Con)  
  Write Your 2nd Body Paragraph  
  3rd Body Paragraph (Con)  
  Write Your 3rd Body Paragraph  
  Revise Your Topic Sentences  

  Week 25 (Feb. 26 - Mar. 1) Points
25.0 Announcements  
  Write Your Introduction (Con)  
25.1 Sentence Pattern for Introduction 5
  Write Your Introduction  
  Write Your Conclusion (Con)  
25.2 Sentence Pattern for Conclusion 5
  Write Your Conclusion  
  Final Cleanup (Con)  
  Final Cleanup  
25.3 Congratulations! (5)

  Week 27 (Mar. 11-15) Points
27.0 Announcements  
Narrative Writing Points
27.1 Introduction 2
27.2 Basic Terms 10
27.3 Genre 5
27.4 Conflict 10
27.5 Antagonists 5
27.6 Characters: Static vs. Dynamic 10
27.7 Theme 5
27.8 Story Spine 7
  Beginnings  
27.9 Start at the Beginning 5
27.10 Establish the Narrative Tense and POV 3
27.11 Establish the Setting 2
27.12 Describe Your Hero's Character 4
27.13 Clothes Make the Man 3
27.14 Revealing Character through Action 2
27.15 Revealing Character through Setting 2
27.16 The Precipitating Event 3

  Week 28 (Mar. 18-22) Points
28.0 Announcements  
  Middles  
28.1 Rising Action (1) 9

28.2

Rising Action (2) 3
  Endings  
28.3 Satisfying Endings 5
28.4 Shoe-Shine Boy 5
28.5 Deus Ex Machina 5
28.6 Tragic Endings 5
28.7 Moral Choice (1) 5
28.8 Moral Choice (2) 5
28.9 Getting What You Really Wanted 5

  Week 30 (Apr. 1-5) Points
30.0 Announcements
Vocab for Song out of Midian  
30.1 Vocab for Song out of Midian (11) 10
30.2 Vocab for Song out of Midian (12) 10
30.3 Vocab for Song out of Midian (13) 10
30.4 Vocab for Song out of Midian (14) 10
  That Spot  
30.5 Klondike Gold Rush 10
30.6 Introduction (That Spot) 3
30.7 That Spot (1) 5
30.8 That Spot (2) 6
30.9 That Spot (3) 6
30.10 That Spot (4) 6
30.11 That Spot (5) 4
30.12 That Spot (6) 5
30.13 Final Reflection 20+

  Week 32 (Apr. 22–26) Points
32.0 Announcements  
Vocab for Song out of Midian  
32.1 Vocab for Song out of Midian (18) 10
32.2 Vocab for Song out of Midian (19) 10
32.3 Vocab for Song out of Midian (20) 10
  Omega Ship  
32.4 Introduction (Omega Ship) 5
32.5 Part 1: Crash Landing 10
32.6 In Media Res 5
32.7 Part 2: Salvaging Supplies 12
32.8 Exposition 8
32.9 Part 3: A Consequential Decision 8
32.10 Final Reflection 20

  Week 33 (Apr. 30 – May 3) Points
33.0 Announcements  
A Song out of Midian (Part 1) Points
33.1 Introduction 2
33.2 Robert E. Howard 5
33.3 First Reading 10
33.4 Rhyme Scheme (Song out of Midian) 5
33.5 Alliteration (Song out of Midian) 10
33.6 Setting 4
33.7 Historical Background 5
33.8 The Story 4
33.9 Stanza 1: Multiple Choice 6
33.10 Stanza 1: Pop Up 6
33.11 Stanza 2: Multiple Choice 10
33.12 Stanza 2: Pop Up 6
33.13 Stanza 3: Multiple Choice 10
33.14 Stanza 3: Pop Up 6

  Week 35 (May 13–17) Points
35.0 Announcements  
Catch-up Week / Debate  

  Week 36 (May 20–24) Points
36.0 Announcements  
Catch-up Week / Debate  

  Week 37 (May 27–31) Points
37.0 Announcements  
Finals Week (Probably)  

  Week 38 (Jun. 3-4) Points
38.0 Announcements  
Last Week of School (Monday & Tuesday Only)