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Common App Essay Prompts 2016-17


Literature Circle Choices
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


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Please note that dates are assignment due dates.AP English Language Assignment CalendarPersonal Essays by Morgan students"Smiling Abroad" by Amanda"How Music Helped Me Grow Up" by anonymous"From Shadows to Spotlight" by Alyssa"Winner's Mindset" by Kate"Do You Want To Die?" by Marcus"Uncle Dave" by Hannah"I Hate Black People" by Alex

Thursday June 9- Read a Round- Bring a printed copy of your personal essay or your found poem to share with the class.


Wednesday June 8- Literature Circle Assessment- Make certain to review your notes and the projects. Students who missed a vocabulary quiz will take a quiz on lessons 16-21.


Tuesday June 7- Found Poems due: final annotated draft, illustrated draft


Thursday June 2- Lit Circle Projects Due


Tuesday May 31- Found Poem drafts due today.


Friday May 27- Quiz on Vocabulary 19-20
D period All personal essay revisions are due today. E personal essays are due today.

Wednesday May 25- D Period Final Literature Group discussions. Bring five discussion points with page numbers and notes.



Tuesday May 24- Literature Group discussions. Bring five discussion points with page numbers and notes.


Monday May 23- vocabulary 19-20 is due.


Friday May 20- vocabulary quiz on 17-18


Thursday May 19- Literature Circle Assignments are due today.



Wednesday May 18- Choose summer reading books for book chat. Choose three books from the summer reading packet. Write down the titles and the authors.


Tuesday May 17- E Period Revise personal essays. Submit to turnitin.com. Bring a printed copy to class. Bring all drafts.
Vocabulary lessons 17-18 are due today.
D period - read peer comments and suggestions on the personal essay. Bring the essays and drafts to class tomorrow.


Monday May 16- D Period Revise personal essays. Submit to turnitin.com. Bring a printed copy to class. Bring all drafts.


Friday May 13- Lit Circle reading assignments are due.


Thursday May 12- Vocabulary quiz 15-16


Friday D and E Period May 6- Poetry Multimedia projects are due today.


Thursday D and E- vocabulary 15-16 is due.


Wednesday May 4- E period Draft of personal essay is due today. Submit the essay to turnitin.com

Tuesday, May 3- D period Draft of personal essay, typed, printed- attached to front of previous drafts.
D and E- Write letter explaining which book you want to read for the literature circle assignments. Make certain it is a book that you have not read before. Explain why you are choosing the book. Print and submit the letter to me.

Works of Fiction


Friday April 29th - Poetry Project- Select poem by Friday April 29th. Harlem Renaissance Poetry American Poetry Discrimination Poetry Emily Dickinson PoetryComplete SOAPSTone on Google Classroom.

Thursday April 28- Vocabulary 13-14 quiz




Monday April 25- Complete vocabulary 13-14


Thursday April 14 E Period Vocabulary 7-12 is today. Bring a poem for Poem in Your Pocket.



Tuesday April 12- D period- Revise first paragraph for personal essay. Write an additional paragraph. Print. Staple the first paragraph with my edits to the back. D vocabulary quiz 7-12



Monday April 11- Be prepared for the Henrietta Lacks discussion.
Henrietta Lacks Discussion Groups



Friday April 8 D and E Period- Vocabulary quiz 11-12. Be prepared for discussion on Henrietta Lacks. D Period- Complete reflection/ scoring of synthesis essay. Submit this to Google Classroom. Remember to refer to the rubric and the sample essays.
Henrietta Lacks Discussion Groups


Wednesday April 6- D Period - Write one paragraph for personal essay. Make certain to show by capturing moments. Print this double spaced paragraph.


Rescheduled for Tuesday April 5-- Actively read to the end of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks


Due Monday April 4- E Period Revised paragraph for personal essay and one additional essay. Bring first draft of first paragraph to class. Bring a printed copy of revised paragraph and second paragraph.

Due Friday April 1- D Vocabulary 11-12

Due Thursday March 31- Reflection on Slavery final essay. Submit to turnitin.com
Synthesis Essay Advice
Vocabulary 11-12 is due today.

Monday March 28- Junior Portfolio Quarter 4 reflection is due.


Thursday March 24- Henrietta Lacks pages 89-178. Come prepared to work with your group on mapping your argument.


Wednesday March 23- D Period Beloved essay revisions are due. Submit to turnitin.com

Tuesday March 22 Beloved projects are due today.



Monday March 21- E Period Beloved rewrites are due today. Submit to turnitin.com.


Friday March 18- Come prepared to work with your group on the Beloved project. Be prepared to ask questions on revision of the Beloved essay.


Thursday March 17- Vocabulary 9-10 quiz


Wednesday March 16- Actively read part one of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.


Tuesday March 15 D Period Vocabulary 9-10



Monday March 14 D Period -
Actively read "The Yellow Wallpaper". Come prepared to participate in class discussion

E - Vocabulary 9-10


Friday March 11 E Period - Actively read "The Yellow Wallpaper". Come prepared to participate in class discussion.

Thursday March 10- Beloved essay due today. Bring original slavery essay, printed copy of Beloved/slavery essay.


Wednesday, March 9- Project proposals for Beloved are due on Wednesday 3/9. Make certain to follow the project guidelines. See Google Classroom for details and submission document.

Tuesday March 8- Create a chart. Record your argument in your original slavery essay. Include the support you provided. Record Morrison's response to your argument.

Argument in original slavery essay
Sources and support in slavery essay
Morrison's response to slavery essay






Monday,March 7, 2016- D Period Bring The American Reader, Beloved, the Beloved essay assignment handout and your essay on slavery to class. Project proposals for Beloved are due on Wednesday 3/9. Make certain to follow the project guidelines. See Google Classroom for details and submission document.

Bring your discussion rubric for the Beloved unit. Make certain to fill it out with any details you want me to consider when assigning your discussion grade.


E Period- Complete the chart on the Google Classroom Abolitionist- Beloved assignment. Find a minimum of five text references for your Beloved essay.





Beloved Reading Assignments are in the documents below.

Beloved Assignments D Period

Beloved Assignments- E

Friday February 26 D Period- Vocabulary quiz 7-8

Thursday February 25 E Period- Vocabulary quiz 7-8


Tuesday February 23rd- - Complete vocabulary 7-8

D Period- Choose two impressive college essays. Explain why each is impressive. Complete this assignment through Google Classroom.

E Period- Paragraph for personal essay.


Beloved Reading Assignments are in the documents below.

Beloved Assignments D Period

Beloved Assignments- E

Due Tuesday February 9- Beloved assignment through page 100
Beloved Assignments D Period
Beloved Assignments- E



Due Thursday February 4- D period actively read through page 34 of Beloved. Beloved Assignments D Period
Bring field trip permission slips with $20

Due Wednesday February 3- E Period actively read through 34 of Beloved. Prepare questions, discussion topics. Beloved Assignments- E


Due Tuesday February 2 Slavery/Synthesis Essay
Slavery Resources
Slavery Synthesis Essay Assignment
Slavery Synthesis Essay Rubric
Synthesis Essay Resources

Due Wednesday January 27 D Period- Determine what the worst aspect of slavery is and select which sources you will use to support your choice. Review the essay assignment and rubric.

Due Tuesday January 26 E Period- Determine what the worst aspect of slavery is. Write it down. Review the essay assignment and rubric.
Slavery Resources
Slavery Synthesis Essay Assignment
Slavery Synthesis Essay Rubric
Synthesis Essay Resources

Due Thursday January 14-
Study for the exam. Use the AP Test website to prepare for the multiple choice reading passages. Exam Resources
Add topics to your future topics sheet



Due Wednesday January 13- Study for the exam. Use the AP Test website to prepare for the multiple choice reading passages. Exam Resources


Due Monday January 11- Review the resources and articles on the College Essay page. Record important advice and tips. Review material for the mid year exam.



Due Friday January 8- Reread Nancy Mairs "Who are You?" Review the answers you selected for the multiple choice questions.



Due Thursday January 7- Actively read the remaining abolitionist readings in The American Reader:
Garnet 192-197, Douglass 202-208, Lincoln 208-216



Due Tuesday January 5- Write your reflection for junior portfolio. Follow the guidelines on the Junior Portfolio Reflection assignment sheet.
The Morgan School Rubrics



Monday January 4- Review the abolitionist readings from The American Reader:

Walker "Walker's Appeal" pages 175-179

William LLoyd Garrison "Prospectus For the Liberator" pages 179-181
Theodore S. Wright "Prejudice Against the Colored Man" pages 183-188

read Angelina Grimke pages 188-192




Tuesday December 22- Vocabulary assessment 1-6; actively read Angelina Grimke pages 188-192; sign up for Kahn academy D period class code is
AP English E Period
Class code: DZPJW2
AP English Language - D Period
Class code: XUFG76

Sign up at khanacademy.org (or log in if you already have an account). Visit khanacademy.org/coaches (the “Coaches” tab in your profile). In the “Add a coach” field, enter the class code.


Monday December 21- Read William LLoyd Garrison "Prospectus For the Liberator" pages 179-181 and Theodore S. Wright "Prejudice Against the Colored Man" pages 183-188. Annotate, take notes. Consider the argument, what the text does and what the text says.


Friday December 18-

D and E Period Fill out the discussion rubric. Read David Walker "Walker's Appeal" pages 175-179.
Complete your discussion rubric from today's discussion.
D Period: Add one final comment to Today's Meet DslaveryChausse. Make certain provides new insight, directly refers to the narrative (cite).
E Period: Add one final comment to the Today's Meet E slavery discussion. Make certain to provide new insight. Refer directly to the text.

Thursday December 17- Read, annotate slave narrative packet. Prepare for today's discussion.


Monday December 14 E and D- Memoir revision is due. Upload to turnitin.com. Bring draft and final copy.


Friday December 11 E and D Period- Transcendentalist Projects are due.
E Period Projects
D Period Projects

Wednesday December 9 D Period- Choose topic for the transcendentalist project. Sign up throughGoogle Classroom on the class table. Share a Google Doc with your group and me. Record principles and specific references to modern day that will be useful for your project.


Tuesday December 8- Memoir Assignment. Print a copy of your memoir. Submit your memoir to turnitin.com. Bring your discussion rubric from Friday. Make certain to record the highlights of your contributions to the discussion.


Monday December 7- Choose topic for the transcendentalist project. Sign up throughGoogle Classroom on the class table. Share a Google Doc with your group and me. Record initial ideas for the project.



Friday December 4- Transcendentalist readings in The American Reader:

Record what the text says and what the text does.

Self Reliance 106-111
Civil Disobedience 125-134
Walden 134-140

Transcendentalism Resources

Complete the blog entries on the readings- The Blog entry instructions are on the blog: Mrs. Chausse’s Junior English Blog. You must also submit your blog entries to turnitin. Submit them on one document.
Today we will have a discussion on the transcendentalist readings. Be prepared with discussion points and specific references to the text.


Thursday December 3rd- Vocabulary quiz lessons 5-6


Tuesday December 1st- E Period Complete Transcendentalist Webquest on Google Classroom

Monday November 30- Vocabulary lesson 5-6 pages 59-63, 67-72


Monday November 23rd- Bring three photos of yourself from three different periods of your life.


D Period Complete says/does analysis of The Stranger in the Photo is Me.

Friday November 20th- Current Events Projects are due today. Be prepared to present the project to the class.


Thursday November 19 Period D- Transcendentalist web quest is due today. Submit to Google Classroom.


Tuesday November 17- Group Current Events project summary is due. You can access this project summary from Google Classroom.


D Period: Complete the scoring and analysis of your own AP English Language Rhetorical Analysis of Kennedy's speech.


Friday November 13- D Period- Read and annotate
Read and annotate "The Stranger in the Photo is Me".

Seersucker Suit
Indian Chief

Wednesday November 11- E Period- Read and annotate "The Stranger in the Photo is Me".
Seersucker Suit
Indian Chief

Tuesday November 10- Review the Current Events final project expectations, rubric and guidelines. Begin reviewing the precis, articles and comments your group created/shared/discussed. Set up a document to share with your group. Record the issues, positions and the significant moves of each column.



Monday November 9- Read "Half Hanged Mary" by Margaret Atwood. Answer the questions.

Read the current events article for your assigned group. Read the precis. Comment on the precis. Use the questions in the Current Event packet as a guide.


Friday November 6-
Precis for current events group is due by the beginning of class today. Share withlchausse@clintonpublic.net and other group members. Precis student list D PeriodPrecis Student List E Period

E Period- Complete the connatative column of SOAPSTone handout for "Upon the Burning of Our House".

Thursday D Period 11/5- Vocabulary Quiz on lessons 3-4 is today. Reread
"Upon the Burning of Our House"


Wednesday D Period 11/4- Actively read excerpt from Mistress Bradstreet by Charlotte Gordon. Answer the questions.


Tuesday 11/3 D Period- Complete Arthur Miller "Why I Wrote The Crucible" by Arthur Miller Complete the Why I Wrote The Crucible quiz.


Monday D and E period 11/2- Read the current events article for your assigned group. Read the precis. Comment on the precis. Use the questions in the Current Event packet as a guide.

E Period- Read and answer the questions on the excerpt from Mistress Bradstreet by Charlotte Gordon. Read Anne Bradstreet's poem "Upon the Burning of Our House". Annotate the poem.

D Period - Complete vocabulary lessons 3-4 and the review exercises: pages 33-37, 41-45,47-51.

Friday 10/30 D and E period -
Precis for current events group is due by the beginning of class today. Share withlchausse@clintonpublic.net and other group members. Precis student list D PeriodPrecis Student List E Period

D period - finish reading The Crucible



Thursday 10/29 E Period Read act 4 of The Crucible.


Wednesday 10/28- Actively read act 3 of The Crucible


Tuesday 10/27- Junior Portfolio Quarter One assignment is due today. Further details and resources are posted on Google Classroom. The Morgan School rubrics

Monday 10/26- D Period - Make certain you know all of the answers to the Act 2 questions on the handout.

E Period- Read and annotate "Why I Wrote The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.




Friday 10/23rd-

Precis for current events group is due by the beginning of class today. Share withlchausse@clintonpublic.net and other group members. Precis student list D PeriodPrecis Student List E Period

D Period Due 10/23- Read Act 2 of The Crucible.


E Period Due 10/23- Make certain you know all of the answers to the Act 2 questions on the handout.


E Period Due 10/22- Actively read Act 2 of The Crucible.

Monday 10/19- Current events assignment is due.
Weekly assignment:

Each week all students in the group must read the column and the precis written by the group member.
The precis author will share the précis with group members and the teacher through Google Docs. Classmates will add comments and thoughts to the Google Doc including their reactions to the column. Make certain to review the comments of your group-mates before including your own. Your goal is to add to the conversation.

Reaction
  • Is the column successful in presenting the argument?
  • Why do you agree or disagree with this position?
  • Is this topic important or frivolous?
  • What are the ramifications of this argument? If it is not accepted, what will the consequences be? Why?

D Period Finish The Crucible packet on Act 1. Either submit it online or bring the packet to class. Please type or use blue or black ink. The packet is available through Google Classroom

Friday 10/16- E Period Act 1 of The Crucible- Complete Act 1 packet.
Precis for current events group is due today. Share withlchausse@clintonpublic.net and other group members. Precis student list D PeriodPrecis Student List E Period


Wednesday 10/14- D period
Final draft of Charlie Hebdo synthesis/ argument essay is due today. Submit to turnitin.com. Make certain your essay is in MLA format. Bring a printed copy to class.

E Period- Complete analysis of writing process on Charlie Hebdo essay.


Tuesday 10/13- E Period Final draft of Charlie Hebdo synthesis/ argument essay is due today. Submit to turnitin.com. Make certain your essay is in MLA format. Bring a printed copy to class.


D and E Periods- Comments and discussion on this week's current events article are due.


Friday 10/9- Precis for current events group is due today. Share with lchausse@clintonpublic.net and other group members. Precis student list D Period Precis Student List E Period


E Period Vocabulary quiz on lessons 3-4 is today!

Due Wednesday 10/7- Review peermark feedback on turnitin.com. Write down specific improvements you plan to make to your essay. Write down questions you have about the essay.


Due Tuesday 10/6 Complete peer and self review on turnitin.com


Due Monday 10/5- Draft of essay is due. Bring printed copy. Upload to turnitin.com


Friday 10/2- E period come prepared to work on your essay.


Due Thursday 10/1- sign up for the current events column by today. Come to class prepared to share who your columnist is and why you chose the columnist.

Due Wednesday 9/30 E Period Vocabulary 3-4 exercises 1-4 due today.



Due Tuesday 9/29 D Period- Type your thesis. Record a minimum of five quotes from three different sources. Google Classroom Charlie Hebdo



Due Monday 9/28- D period work on precis assignment on
Google Classroom. Sign up for current events project .

E Period- Create thesis. Choose sources. Record a minimum of five quotes from the sources that you will use in your essay.

Due Friday 9/25-D Period Friday- Read Articles on Charlie Hebdo. Specific articles are listed on Google Classroom.
E Period- Complete Precis. Upload to turnitin.com. Sign up for columnist for Current Events Assignment. Assignments are on Google Classroom


E Period Due Thursday-
Read Huffington Post: These are The Charlie Hebdo Cartoons That Terrorists Thought Were Worth Killing Over January 7, 2015



New York Daily News slide show: Cartoonists Around the World Respond to Charlie Hebdo Attack With Powerful Drawings



Chicago Business Chicago, U.S. cartoonists respond to Charlie Hebdo AttackJanuary 9, 2015



Wednesday September 23rd- Vocabulary quiz on lessons 1-2. (30 minute time frame)



Due Tuesday September 22- D Period- Read Current Events handout. Visit the Current Events wiki page. Review the resources. Review The New York Times. Make certain you understand the project expectations and requirements.

E Period- Read and annotate "Paris Terror Attack: What You Need To Know About Charlie Hebdo" and "Charlie Hebdo Shooting: 12 Killed at Muhammad Cartoons Magazine in Paris"



Due Monday September 21st- D Period- Prepare for the discussion on //Me Talk Pretty One Day//. Answer the question assigned to you. Make certain to have textual support for your answer.


Due Friday September 18th - Visual project on Me Talk Pretty or Butterfly Mosque is due today. Butterfly Mosque Visual Assignment Me Talk Pretty Visual Assignment
E Period Visual Passage Sign Up
D Period Visual Passage Sign Up

Place a link to your project on the class excerpt document, or place a link to a photo of your project. The document is on Google Classroom.


Wednesday September 16, 2015
E Period Complete vocabulary exercises for lesson 1-2- exercises 1-4




Tuesday September 15, 2015
D Period Complete vocabulary exercises for lesson 1-2, exercises 1-4
Complete worksheet on Honoring the Memory of 9/11 By Going On by Gina Barreca


Due Monday September 14th- On Google Classroom, sign up for the passage for your visual project.


Due Thursday September 10- Make certain you have the survey complete. Make certain you joined turnitin.com. The information and links for both are on Google Classroom. Complete the group assignment- analyzing the blog entries. Google Classroom.


Due Wednesday September 9 D Period- Reread the Butterfly Mosque and complete the assignment on Google Classroom.

E Period- Read In The Comfort of Strangers. Mark what Wilson does (blue/white sheet). What was her purpose? Why is she disappointed in the reception of her article?


E Period Due Tuesday September 8- Reread The Fourth Estate in The Butterfly Mosque.
Consider the exigence and purpose of this chapter. Note any moves the author makes to achieve her purpose.




Due Friday September 4th- Blog entry on summer reading: Chausseclasses Edublog

Rubric for Blog Entries

Make certain you have joined Google Classroom, completed the survey and joined our class on turnitin.com. The class code for turnitin.com is on Google Classroom.


Thursday September 3rd- Assessment on summer reading: Bring your books. I have a few in the classroom.
Assessment format-- 4 quotes from one book- You will choose two. Five quotes from the other book- you will choose three. Explain the immediate circumstances of the quote. Identify the argument Sedaris is making with this story. Explain how the quote supports the argument.

If you are not in class on Wednesday, please bookmark Chausseclasses on your devices. Join Google Classroom. Complete the survey on Google Classroom.
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E Period Keumji