Tuesday/Wednesday - Hand in introduction letter from over the weekend. Annotating and graphic organizer review. Who were the Puritans? Note taking and PowerPoint. Begin Anne Bradstreet poem, if time.
HOMEWORK - Complete poem worksheet.
Thursday - DO NOW on homework from the previous night. Class discussion on homework. Transition to Jonathan Edwards. Begin reading "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Begin reading and work on analysis questions.
HOMEWORK - Finish worksheet on sermon.
Friday - Review homework. Pass out The Crucible books and have students fill out book cards for their assigned books. Give students Act I reading questions, which will be due once Act I is finished. Go over characters and assign out parts. Begin reading.
HOMEWORK - Smithsonian article on Salem, MA. Read and annotate for Monday.
Wednesday - First day of school! We will introduce ourselves, go over the syllabus, discuss the year's schedule, and review the class Weebly page.
Thursday - First writing diagnostic of the year through an article and written response.
Friday - Introduce a recurring assignment throughout the year: article of the week. Work in small groups and discuss as a class.
HOMEWORK - Student introduction letter due on Tuesday.