Jessica Howells

English II Honors

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Mrs. Howells – Room 112

English II  &

Writing Skills

Room: 112
Email: jhowells@nbisd.org
Phone: (830) 627-6000
Google Classroom Codes on Syllabus

My Schedule:

1st Period-Writing Skills

8:50 - 9:41

2nd Period- Writing Skills

9:46 - 10:36

3rd Period- CONFERENCE PERIOD

                  10:41 - 11:42

4th Period- Writing Skills

11:47 - 1:17

         A Lunch- 11:47 - 12:17 MY LUNCH

         B Lunch- 12:17 - 12:47

         C Lunch- 12:47 - 1:17

5th Period- English II

1:22 - 2:13

6th Period- English II

2:18 - 3:09

7th Period- English II

3:14 - 4:05

Tutorial/ Duty Schedule
*Tutorials will be held before and after school Tuesday!

***Schedule additional before/after school tutorial time with me!

Duty:
Thursday AM and PM

 




Email:  jhowells@nbisd.org

Phone:  (830) 627-6000

Week of November 18th - 22nd

11/18:TAM Act II + Reading Guide, Court Cases assigned (Daily Grade Due Thursday beginning of class),Extra Credit Assigned (Due 12/13)

11/19: TAM Act II + Reading Guide (Due Thursday end-of-class, Daily Grade) 

11/20: Finish TAM Act II  + Reading guide 

11/21: Share out court cases + begin movie 

11/22: TAM Film Day

Week of November 11th- November 15th:

11/11: Intro to Twelve Angry Men (TAM) playIntro Materials due Wednesday (Daily Grade)

11/12: Intro to TAM Day #2

11/13:TAM Act I  + reading guide (Due end of play - Daily Grade)

11/14: TAM Act I + reading guide (Due end of play - Daily Grade)

11/15: Finish TAM Act I

Week of November 4th - November 8th:

11/4: OMAM Film (Film Worksheet Due Tuesday end-of-class)

11/5: Finish OMAM Film, Begin Persuasive Essay

11/6: Persuasive Essay Prep & Brainstorming Day

11/7:Persuasive Essay Brainstorming Sheet Due (Daily Grade)

11/8: Persuasive Essay Final Draft Due (Major Grade)

Week of October 28th - November 1st:

10/28: OMAM Test, Halloween Poem Assigned (HW grade Due Thurs beginning of class)

10/29: District DLA Day #1 (Major Grade)

10/30: District DLA Day #2

10/31: Present Poems & OMAM Movie

11/1: OMAM Movie

Week of October 21st - October 25th:

10/21: OMAM Activity Work Day (Daily Grade Due Thurs)

10/22: OMAM Activity Work Day, Start Quarter 2 Grammar Warmups

10/23: OMAM Activity Work Day

10/24: Present OMAM Activity (Daily Grade)

10/25: OMAM Test (Major Grade)

Week of October 7th - October 11th:
10/14: Grammar Test (Major Grade), Review online, Journals Due (Daily Grade)

10/15: OMAM Ch 1-3 Quiz & Charts Due (Two Daily Grades), Finish OMAM Ch 4 

10/16: OMAM Ch 5

10/17:  Library Day (Renew / New SSR) & Non-Fiction Worksheet

10/18: Finish OMAM, Novel Choice Activity Assigned (DUE 10/24)

Week of October 7th - October 11th:

10/7: OMAM Ch 2 + Chart + Booklet

10/8: OMAM Ch 2 + Chart + Booklet

10/9: OMAM Ch 3 + Chart + Booklet

10/10: OMAM Ch 3 +Chart + Booklet

10/11: Quiz OMAM Ch 1-3 (Daily Grade) & Ch 1-3 Charts Due (Daily Grade)

Week of September 30 - October 4:

9/30: "Two Kinds" Quiz (Daily Grade) and worksheet from Friday (HW grade) due end-of-class, "Two Kinds" journal

10/1: Background Information for OMAM, Assign Idioms (HW grade due Friday)

10/2: Anticipation Guide OMAM (Daily Grade: Background Info + Anticipation Guide, Due Thursday 4pm)

10/3: OMAM CH 1, Begin OMAM charts and booklet  

10/4:Finish Ch 1, present Idioms

Week of September 23-27:

9/23: Final Essays Due (Major Grade)

9/24:  Intro to "Two Kinds" short story

9/25: Read "Two Kinds" and begin chart (Chart Due Thursday, HW grade) 

9/26: Complete "Two Kinds" chart (Due end-of-class)

9/27: Fair Day, no school

Week of September 16-20:

9/16:PBL Shark Tank Presentations of projects (TWO Daily Grades), SSR Book Due

9/17: Essay Formatting Day 1

9/18: Essay Formatting Day 2, Brainstorming Day

9/19: Persuasion Test - can create notecard to use on test (Major Grade)

9/20: Essay-Rewrite Day (Major Grade)

Week of September 9-13:

9/9: Library Day - Find SSR books

9/10:  Directions for PBL Project (DUE Monday 9/16 - two daily grades), Turn in group contracts

9/11: Work on DIY worksheets (Due FRIDAY 4pm - HW grade), PBL Project

9/12:  PBLWork Day (Due Monday - two daily grades)

9/13:  PBL Work Day 

Week of September 2-6:

9/2:  No School

9/3:  First Timed Write Essay (Will become a major grade on 9/20)

9/4:  Picture day and color personality test

9/5:  PBL Entry Event Worksheet (Daily Grade Due in-class)

9/6:  PBL Pre-Assessment & PowerPoint Notes (HW grade Due in class)

Week of August 26 - 30:

8/26:  Ice breakers

8/27:  Info & Interests worksheet

8/28:  Go over syllabus & class policies

8/29:  Assign Quilt Square & Autobiography Poem (Daily Grade Due 9/4)

8/30:  Work day

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