English 9B

December 2nd, 2017

This page will typically be updated every Monday, but please remember that things change throughout the week.


General Information for January 15-19

  • This week we will take a test on Lord of the Flies, finish and present the Group Project, and begin work on the formal writing task. Because of formatting constraints, the title will not be underlined or italicized like it’s supposed to be. The test will include Vocabulary (10 points – no notes or book) and Comprehension (10 points – notes and book allowed).

Monday – January 15

No school – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday – January 16

CW – Discuss Chapter 12, Group project

HW – Test tomorrow!

Wednesday – January 17

CW – Lord of the Flies Test, Three Formal Writing Tasks

HW – Read “Thee Formal Writing Tasks” packet if you didn’t have time after the test

HW – Writing Prompts (back page of packet)

Thursday – January 18

CW – Formal Writing Task, Group Project

HW – Group Project presentations tomorrow

Friday – January 19

CW – Formal Writing Task, Group Project 

HW – Group Project presentations continue on Monday


General Information for January 8-12

  • This week we will continue reading Lord of the Flies. Because of formatting constraints, the title will not be underlined or italicized like it’s supposed to be.  

Monday – January 8

CW – Discuss Chapter 7

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 8

HW – Quiz tomorrow – Analyzing Figurative Language

Tuesday – January 9

CW – Discuss Chapter 8, Quiz – Analyzing Figurative Language

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 9

Wednesday – January 10

CW – Discuss Chapter 9, Group Project

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 10

Thursday – January 11

CW – Discuss Chapter 10, Group Project

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 11

Friday – January 12

CW – Discuss Chapter 11, Group Project

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 12


General Information for January 1-5

  • This week we will continue reading Lord of the Flies. Because of formatting constraints, the title will not be underlined or italicized like it’s supposed to be.  

Monday – January 1

No school – New Year’s Day

Tuesday – January 2

No school – professional development

Wednesday – January 3

CW – Discuss Chapter 4, “Incident in a Rose Garden”

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 5

Thursday – January 4

CW – Discuss Chapter 5, “Incident in a Rose Garden”

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 6

Friday – January 5

CW – Discuss Chapter 6, writing task info

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 7


General Information for December 11-15

  • This week we will begin reading Lord of the Flies. Because of formatting constraints, the title will not be underlined or italicized like it’s supposed to be.  

Monday – December 11

CW – Academic & Literary Terms review, “Caged Bird” & “Theme for English B”

HW – Bring I.D.!

Tuesday – December 12

CW- “Caged Bird” & “Theme for English B,” “Incident in a Rose Garden”

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 1

Wednesday – December 13

CW – Discuss Chapter 1

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 2

Thursday – December 14

CW – Discuss Chapter 2, “Incident in a Rose Garden”

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 3

Friday – December 15

CW – Discuss Chapter 3, “Incident in a Rose Garden”

HW – Lord of the Flies – Chapter 4


General Information for December 4-8

  • Welcome to English 9B!
  • This week students will write a letter to submit to the Letters About Literature contest. You can win $1000!

Monday – December 4

No school – Professional development

Tuesday – December 5

CW- Welcome, Survey, Title Talks

HW – None!

Wednesday – December 6

CW – Syllabus, Title Talks, Letters About Literature

HW – Parent signature

Thursday – December 7

CW – Letters About Literature

HW – Letter due at the end of class tomorrow

Friday – December 8

CW – Letters About Literature

HW – None!