**Language Arts 12/Weekly Calendar/Semester One**
Monday, August 26: Class syllabus, expectations, policies, and journal explanation: handouts; Icebreaker activity
Tuesday, August 27: Finish Icebreaker; DOK lesson
Wednesday, August 28: Finish DOK; Annotating Text/Close Read practice
Thursday, August 29: Finish AT/CR practice; notebook check
Friday, August 30: Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) day explanation; library visit; DEAR time
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Monday, Sept. 2: NO SCHOOL—HAPPY LABOR DAY!
Tuesday, Sept. 3: Socratic Seminar explanation/model & quiz
Wednesday, Sept. 4: Socratic Seminar #1 (practice)
Thursday, Sept. 5: My Big Campus login & Blog Practice
Friday, Sept. 6: DEAR day 2
Monday, Sept. 9: Mesopotamian Literature (pgs. 6-10); from the *Epic of Gilgamesh* (pgs. 19-36)
Tuesday, Sept. 10: *Gilgamesh *continued
Wednesday, Sept. 11: *Gilgamesh* finish
Thursday, Sept. 12: *Gilgamesh *Summative
Friday, Sept. 13: DEAR day 3
Monday, September 16: Blog day
Tuesday, September 17: Socratic Seminar #2
Wednesday, September 18: Lit. Period PPT/Prezi group work (begin)
Thursday, Sept. 19: Lit. Period PPT/Prezi group work (finish)
Friday, Sept. 20: DEAR day 4
Monday, Sept. 23: Hebrew Literature (pgs. 14-18) presentation
Tuesday, Sept. 24: Book of Ruth (pgs. 67-74)
Wednesday, Sept. 25: Book of Ruth (pgs. 67-74)
Thursday, Sept. 26: Book of Ruth review & Summative
Friday, Sept. 27: DEAR day 5
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Monday, Sept. 30: Blog day
Tuesday, Oct. 1: Socratic Seminar #3
Wednesday, Oct. 2: Problem-Solution Essay Explanation/Model
Thursday, Oct. 3: Problem-Solution Brainstorming & Prewriting
Friday, Oct. 4: DEAR day 6
Monday, Oct. 7: Problem-Solution Rough Draft
Tuesday, Oct. 8: Problem-Solution Rough Draft/Peer Editing
Wednesday, Oct. 9: Problem-Solution Final Draft
Thursday, Oct. 10: Problem-Solution Final Draft
Friday, Oct. 11: DEAR day 7 (**HALF DAY)**
Monday, Oct. 14: DEAR Blog Day
Tuesday, Oct. 15: P-S Final Draft due; Indian Literature (pgs. 350-56) notes
Wednesday, Oct. 16: Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline (pgs. 365 and 370-78) [SENIOR PHOTO DAY]
Thursday, Oct. 17: Philosophy and Spiritual Discipline Summative
Friday, Oct. 18: DEAR day 8
Monday, Oct. 21: Blog Day
Tuesday, Oct.22: Socratic Seminar #4
Wednesday, Oct.23: *Life of Pi *by Yann Martel Anticipatory Activity & Background Information
Thursday, Oct. 24: *Pi *Ch. 1-5 reading
Friday, Oct. 25: **PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES—NO SCHOOL!**
Monday, Oct. 28: *Pi *Chapters 1-5 Blog
Tuesday, Oct. 29: *Pi *chapters 6-22 reading & response
Wednesday, Oct. 30: *Pi *chapters 6-22 reading & response
Thursday, Oct. 31: *Pi *chapters 6-22 reading & response
Friday, Nov. 1: DEAR day 9
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Monday, Nov. 4: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam study
Tuesday, Nov. 5: *Pi *Ch. 6-22 blog
Wednesday, Nov. 6: *Pi *chapters 23-36 reading & response
Thursday, Nov. 7:* Pi *chapters 23-36 reading & response
Friday, Nov. 8: DEAR day 10
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Monday, Nov. 11: **VETERANS DAY—NO SCHOOL TODAY**
Tuesday, Nov. 12: *Pi *chapters 23-36 reading & response
Wednesday, Nov. 13: *Pi *Ch. 23-36 blog
Thursday, Nov. 14: *Pi *chapters 37-47 reading & response
Friday, Nov. 15: DEAR day 11
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Monday, Nov. 18: Socratic Seminar #5
Tuesday, Nov. 19: *Pi *chapters 37-47 reading & response
Wednesday, Nov. 20: *Pi *chapters 37-47 reading & response
Thursday, Nov. 21: *Pi* Ch. 37-47 blog
Friday, Nov. 22: DEAR day 12
Monday, Nov. 25:* Pi *chapters 48-58 reading & response
Tuesday, Nov. 26: *Pi *chapters 48-58 reading & response
Wednesday, Nov. 27-Friday, Nov. 29: **THANKSGIVING BREAK—NO SCHOOL**
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Monday, Dec. 2: *Pi *chapters 48-58 reading & response
Tuesday, Dec. 3: *Pi *chapters 1-58 QUIZ; *Pi *chapters 59-70 reading & response
Wednesday, Dec. 4: * Pi *chapters 59-70 reading & response
Thursday, Dec. 5: *Pi *chapters 59-70 reading & response
Friday, Dec. 6: DEAR day 13
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Monday, Dec. 9: Socratic Seminar # 6
Tuesday, Dec. 10:* Pi *chapters 71-100 reading & response
Wednesday, Dec. 11: *Pi *chapters 71-100 reading & response
Thursday, Dec. 12: *Pi *chapters 71-100 reading & response
Friday, Dec. 13: DEAR blog
Monday, Dec. 16: Socratic Seminar #7 & overall self-assessment
Tuesday, Dec. 17: FINAL* Pi *blog
Wednesday, Dec. 18: FINAL EXAM/film
Thursday, Dec. 19: FINAL EXAM/film
Friday, Dec. 20: FINAL EXAM/film
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