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World Literature II CPB
Instructor: Ms. Signorile   
Welcome to myáWorld Literature II CPBáFusionPage! I am excited to be teachingáWorld Literature II CPBáthis year.áááI am looking forward to a happy and productive school year . I will be posting daily homework assignments on this webpage. Please feel free to contact me if you need to speak with me for any reason.ááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááá -"So many books, so little time." - Zappa

Office: Room 211B
E-mail:
dsignorile@tenafly.k12.nj.usááááááááááááááááááááááááááááááá
Phone Number: 201-816-6612
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Through the Looking Glass
Homework/Projects
4-28-17
Topic: Macbeth Quiz on Act IV

HW: Bring a baby picture to class by Tues., 5/2 for our poetry unit
Membean - have 30 minutes by Sunday night, 4/30


4-27-17
Topic: Macbeth IV

HW: Study for the Act IV quiz tomorrow using your question packet
Bring in baby picture for Tues., 5/2
4-26-17
Topic: Macbeth Act IV

HW: Complete the comprehension questions for Act IV, scene iii due tomorrow
Quiz Act IV Macbeth Friday, 4/28/17
4-25-17
Topic: Reading Macbeth Act IV

HW: complete the questions for Act IV, scene i, if you did not do so in class today

Membean
4-24-17
Topic: Macbeth Act III Test/Achieve 3000 Article

Act IV Quiz on Macbeth is Friday, 4/28
HW: Membean Vocabulary - 30 min. by Sunday night
4-21-17
Topic: Macbeth/Achieve 3000

HW: Complete simile and metaphor worksheet due Monday
Complete 30 minutes of Membean this week
Quiz on Monday on Act III of Macbeth
Practice the quizlet on Act III on Google Classroom
4-19-17
Topic: Macbeth Act III, scene iv and v

HW: Complete comprehension questions on Act III if you did not do so in class today

Quiz on Act III of Macbeth on Monday, 4/19
4-17-17
Topic: Macbeth
  • students acted out Act III, scene i in class today

HW: Read Act III, scene 2 and write a summary for tomorrow
4-7-17
Topic: Macbeth questions Act II, s.i
Achieve Article (1)
Membean -30 minutes by Sunday nights
4-6-17
Topic: Macbeth Act II, scene i

HW: Macbeth Act II, scene i comprehension questions 1-5 due tomorrow

Membean - 30 minutes due Sunday night
4-4-17
Topic: Macbeth review

HW: Go over your study guide questions and answers to prepare for the Act I test tomorrow
Membean due Sunday night - 30 minutes
4-3-17
Topic: Macbeth review Act I

HW: Membean - 30 minutes by Sunday night
Macbeth Test Act I - Wed., 4/5
3-31-17
Topic: Achieve/Macbeth

HW: Complete the study guide #1-10 on google classroom due Monday
Also, have your Venn Diagram completed for Monday

Test: Act I Macbeth is Wed., April 5th
3-30-17
Topic: Macbeth Reading Act I, scene VIII

HW: Venn Diagram: similarities and differences between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth due tomorrow
3-29-17
Topic: Macbeth
-acted out Act I, s.V and VI in class today

HW: none

Act I Test on Tues., April 4
Study Guide will be given out on Friday to complete
3-28-17
Topic: Macbeth
-acted out Act I, scene IV in class today

HW: none
3-27-17
Topic: Macbeth
  • we read Macbeth Act I, scene ii and iii today in class
  • keep filling out your character chart as we come to additional characters in the play

HW: Please make sure you bring your Macbeth book, questions and character chart to class everyday
3-23-17
Topic: Macbeth reading/Literary Terms Review

HW: Complete Membean 30 minutes by Sunday night
Read Act I, scene ii of Macbeth for Monday, 3/27
3-22-17
Topic: Membean Quiz
Macbeth Reading

HW: Complete questions 1, 2 and 3 for Act I, scene i of Macbeth in your packet due tomorrow
Membean due Sunday night for 30 minutes
3-21-17
Topic: Shakespeare in the Classroom/ Intro to Macbeth

HW: Membean
​ Membean Quiz tomorrow
3-20-17
Topic: William Shakespeare's life and works/Elizabethan Times/The Globe Theater

HW: Membean - 30 minutes due Sunday night 3/26
Membean Quiz on Wed., 3/22


Upcoming: We will be reading the play Macbeth
3-17-17
Topic: Independent Reading Day

HW: Membean vocabulary work - 30 minutes by Sunday night
3-16-17
Topic: Essay Writing/ Teacher editing & feedback

HW: Bring IR Book to class tomorrow
3-15-17
Topic: Essay Writing - Conclusion paragraph/editing using the Writer's Checklist

HW: Continue working on your essay writing
3-13-17
Topic: Essay Writing

HW: Conclusion is due on Wed., 3/15

Use all the resources I have given you to write your conclusion
3-9-17
Topic: Essay Writing

Essay Due: :Tues., 3/14 as of now

Work on your conclusion using all the handouts I have given you.
3-6-17
Topic: Essay writing - introduction paragraph with lead and thesis statement
Students are working on googleclassroom under essay graphic organizer
Introduction Paragraph is due at the end of the class tomorrow

HW: Membean - 10 minutes

4 paragraph Essay on The Odyssey due: no date is set as of yet
We will be working on each part of the essay in class all week
3-2-17
Topic: The Odyssey Essay Writing

HW: Membean vocabulary 10 minutes
3-1-17
Topic: Dr. Seuss Day

Students will be reading Dr. Seuss books to the Tiger Tots Program today in the library.

2-27-17
No HW
2-24-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Complete Reflection Journal #5 questions 1, 2 and 3 due Monday

Upcoming: Essay on The Odyssey
2-22-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Complete Journal Reflection #4 questions 1, 2 and 3
2-16-17
Topic: The Odyssey
HW: None
2-15-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Complete The Odyssey Reflection Journal #3 due tomorrow
Complete 30 minutes of Membean by Sunday
2-14-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Complete the three questions for Day Two viewing for tomorrow. Please answer questions in complete sentences using correct punctuation.

2-13-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Membean Vocabulary Work - 10 minutes
Present your quote, if you are going tomorrow
2-10-17
Topic: The Odyssey
HW: Complete Questions 1, 2 and 3 for Day Two of viewing The Odyssey
- Complete Membean work for 30 minutes by Sunday night
- If you are presenting your quote, please be ready for Monday
2-8-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Complete two questions on the first day viewing of the movie in your Odyssey Reflection Journal
Be prepared to have your quote, song lyric or poem to present to the class and be able to discuss the meaning of that piece and why you like it.
2-7-17
Topic: The Odyssey Test

HW: Complete Membean vocabulary for 10 minutes
Also, if you are presenting your quote to the class, please be ready.
2-6-17
Topic: The Odyssey review - Kahoot game

The Odyssey Test is tomorrow., Use your Question and answer packet to study from

If you did not finish your Membean from last week, please do so for credit.
2-3-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Membean - 30 minutes by Monday
Review your questions packet for the Odyssey Test
2-2-17
Topic: The Odyssey

HW: Be prepared to have a quote, a song lyric or a line from a poem that you like to share with the class for our quote of the day and freewrite activity.,

The Odyssey Test: Tuesday, Feb. 7th
​Kahoot Game for review on Mon., Feb. 6th

2-1-17
Topic: Quote of the Day
Reading The Odyssey in class

HW: Study your vocabulary words for the quiz tomorrow
1-31-17
Topic: Reading The Odyssey
  • Quote of the Day
  • Reading The Odyssey in class aloud
  • Answering comprehension questions

The Odyssey Vocabulary Quiz is Th., 2/5
Test: The Odyssey is on Tuesday, 2/7
1-26-17
Topic: Reading The Odyssey by Homer
  • close reading together Chapter 3 (Odysseus and Circe)and answered comprehension questions in class

HW: Membean 10 minutes
Membean quiz tomorrow
1-23-17
Topic: Reading The Odyssey
HW: Membean work (10 minutes)

Membean Quiz: Tuesday, 1/24
1-20-17
Topic: Achieve 3000

HW: Complete Membean
1-19-17
Topic: Reading The Odyssey

HW: None
1-18-17
Topic: Homer Scavenger Hunt

HW: Please complete the worksheet on Homer due tomorrow
1-13-17
Topic: Independent Reading Day

HW: Membean
Answer four questions on Google Classroom
1-12-17
Topic: NEWSELA Article regarding the ECHO device

HW: none
Bring IR Book to class everyday
1-11-17
Topic: Achieve/Membean/ IR Reading

HW: Read your Independent Reading Book for 30 minutes and complete the summary and prediction worksheet given out in class today

You should have 2 Achieve articles completed by Friday
Bring your IR Book to class everyday
1-10-17
Topic: Membean Quiz/Achieve Article

HW: Complete the achieve article, if you did not do so in class today
1-9-17
Topic: Independent Reading Day
Make sure you have your Independent Reading Book everyday

HW: Membean for 15 minutes
Memean Quiz tomorrow
1-5-17
HW: Continue writing, editing and re-writing your myth. Due: tomorrow

We will work on book cover and dedication page tomorrow in class

Continue to work on Membean
1-4-17
continue writing and editing their Greek Myths in class

Written portion of Greek Myth due: Friday, 1/6
1-3-17
Goal: Membean/Continue writing Greek Myth

HW: work on your myth
Select a book you would like to read and bring it to class on Thursday, 1/5.
12-22-16
Topic: "Writing Your Own Greek Myth"

HW: Complete your 3rd. paragraph of your myth. Be sure to include 1 transition word in your writing. Write in complete sentences. Due: tomorrow
12-21-16
Topic: HW: Continue to work on your myth story (2nd. paragraph). Make sure you incorporate 3 transition words into your writing from the Transition worksheet I gave out in class today. Write in complete sentences.
12-20
HW: Complete writing your introductory paragraph for your Greek Myth tomorrow

12-19
Topic: Writing your Greek Myth

HW: Complete Graphic Organizer given out in class today to help you write your myth
12-15-16
Topic: Writing your own Greek Myth (This packet is on our Google Classroom)

HW: Write on sentence on the topic you will be writing your myth about. You can go on our google classroom for the 20 writing ideas for your myth. Due tomorrow
12-13-16
HW: Complete Greek Gods identification on Google Classroom by tomorrow
12-12-16
HW: Study mythology vocabulary words (11) for the quiz tomorrow
"Demeter and Persephone" will be open notebook quiz tomorrow
12-8-16
Topic: "Demeter and Persephone" - reading, comprehension questions and vocabulary words

HW: make flashcards for the 11 words or a quizlet

Quiz: Tues., 12/13 on the myth "Demeter and Persephone" and the 11 mythology vocabulary words
(open notebook for the myth only, not the vocab words) You can use the notes you took today in class
12-9-16
Topic: Achieve Article/Membean work

HW: Complete Quizlet worksheet for Monday - Study your vocabulary words

Vocabulary Quiz: Tues., 12/13
"Demeter and Persephone" Quiz - Tues., 12/13 (open note book)
12-5-16
No Homework
12-1-16
Topic: Membean vocabulary work - 10 minutes
Two Achieve Articles/comprehension questions

HW: The above is due on Sunday night at 11:59 p.m., if you did not finish it in class
You need a total of 30 minutes for Membean for this week 11/28-12/4.
11-30-16
Topic: Pandora's Box

No Hw
11-29-16
Topic: Intro to Mythology Unit/ "Pandora's Box"

HW: Complete comprehension questions for "Pandora's Box" #'s 8-12. Please answer questions in complete sentences.
11-29-16
Topic: Intro to Mythology Unit/ "Pandora's Box"

HW: Complete comprehension questions for "Pandora's Box" #'s 8-12. Please answer questions in complete sentences.
11-28-16
Topic: Membean work - 15 minutes
Reading Achieve Article and answering comprehension questions related to article

HW: complete the two activities above, if you did not do so in class today

**We will begin our Mythology Unit tomorrow in class - The first myth we will be reading is: Pandora's Box
11-23-16


HW: none
11-21-16
Topic: Review game for Dracula Quiz tomorrow

HW: Complete Dracula Study Guide, if you did not do so in class today
11-22-16
Topic: Dracula Final Test today

HW: Write 2 or 3 things you like to do on Thanksgiving Day - think about the examples I discussed in class
11-18-16
Topic: Achieve 3000 Article/ Thanksgiving Feast Reflection Writing Piece

HW: Complete your three note cards for Dracula review, if you did not do so in class

Review for Dracula Quiz: Monday
Quiz on Dracula: Tuesday
11-16-16
Topic: Thanksgiving writing pieces/writing workshop with teacher

HW: none

Membean Quiz: Tomorrow
11-15-16
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner Guest Writing Piece

HW: none

Membean Quiz: Thursday, 11/17
11-14-16
Topic: Vampire Survival Guide Presentations begin today! Survival Guide must be handed in as well.

HW: Membean work - 10 minutes

Upcoming: Membean Quiz: Thursday, 11/17
Dracula Test: Tuesday, 11/22

11-9-16
Complete The Vampire Survival Guide for Monday, 11/14

You must present with your partner and you are required to hand in a paper copy survival guide

Edit your writing using the editing checklist given out in class today
11-7-16
Topic: Write Invitations-Thanksgiving Feast

HW: Continue working on your Vampire Survival Guide due Monday, 11/14
11-4-16
HW: Complete Membean for this week. You should have 30 minutes.

Vampire Slayer Survival Guide due: Monday, Nov. 14th
​Copy of project is on our Google Classroom
Students are working with a partner to complete this project
11-2-16
Topic: Writing Conferences
HW: None
11-1-16
HW: Finish reading Chapter 10 of Dracula and write three main points that happened in the chapter.

Work on Membean (You need 30 minutes for this week)
10-31-16
Topic: Chapter 8 Dracula
HW: Work on Membean vocabulary enrichment for 15 minutes
10-28-16
Topic: Creative Writing piece (Dracula)

Homework: Due: Monday, 10/28
Read Chapter 8 of Dracula and answer the three questions on Google Classroom and "turn it in"
Read Chapter 9 and write a brief summary
Complete your 30 minutes of Membean, if you did not do so.

10-27-16
HW: Complete your Gothic Romance Creative writing piece due: tomorrow
Also, make sure your edit your writing!
10-26-16
HW: Study your vocabulary words for tomorrow's quiz
10-25-16
Elements of the Gothic Romance/Creative writing story

HW: Go onto our Google Classroom and practice studying for your Dracula vocabulary quiz by using Quizlet.
10-24-16
HW: Complete quizlet on Dracula vocabulary words
10-21-16
Write one sentence for Dracula vocabulary words 6-11

Make sure you have 30 minutes of Membean done by 11:59 p.m. Sunday night

Read Chapter 8 of Dracula
All Due: Monday, 10/24

Dracula Vocabulary Quiz will be on Thursday, Oct. 27th
Upcoming: Dracula creative writing piece next week

10-20-16
Topic: Dracula
HW: Finish writing one sentence for the Dracula vocabulary on Google Classroom for the first five words only
10-19-16
HW: Watch debate for 30 minutes and write down two points that you liked

Research why garlic was used to fight off vampires in the text we are reading
10-18-16
Topic: Dracula

HW: Read Chapter 6 and take notes on the main points of the chapter
10-17-16
Topic: Membean Quiz
Membean work: 10 minutes
Achieve 3000 article

HW: none
10-14-16
Topic: Dracula

HW: Read Chapter 4 pages 28-31 and take notes on major events in the Chapter
10-13-16
Topic: Membean - 15 minutes/Chapter 2 of Dracula

HW: Read Chapter 3 of Dracula and be able to discuss the events in that chapter tomorrow

Vocabulary Membean Quiz: Monday, 10/17
10-11-16
Membean - 10 minutes
Finished reading Chapter 2 of Dracula
small group work on comprehension questions

HW: none

We will have our 1st Membean Vocabulary Quiz on Monday, Oct. 17th
10-7-16
Topic: Dracula/Achieve 3000

HW: work on Membean program
10-6-16
Topic: Dracula reading and characterization chart

9-30-16
Topic: Achieve 3000
Membean Vocabulary Enrichment

HW:
9-29-16
Topic: Grammar Quiz/Continue reading Dracula

HW: Answer all comprehension questions for Chapter 1 of Dracula due tomorrow
9-28-16
Topic: Review for grammar quiz/ Read Chapter 1 of Dracula together in class


HW: Study for grammar quiz on identifying complete sentences, run-ons and fragments. Be able to correct a run-on and fragment and make them a complete sentence.
9-27-16
Topic: Who is Bram Stoker? Why influenced him to write Dracula?
Reading Chapter 1 of Dracula in class

HW: study for your quiz on Thursday (grammar)
9-26-16
Topic: Achieve 3000 (1 article)
Membean(15 minutes)
When completed with the two activities above, read your IR book for the remainder of the class

HW: complete Achieve article or Membean, if you did not do so in class today
Tomorrow we will begin Dracula
9-23-16
Grammar Quiz on fragment and run-on sentences. Be able to identify and correct a fragment and run-on sentence. - Thursday, Sept. 29th
9-23-16
Topic: Achieve 3000 (article and thought question)
Membean vocabulary enrichment (10-15 minutes)

HW: Enjoy the weekend!
9-21-16
Topic: Membean work (15 minutes)
Identifying sentences and fragments

HW: Complete 15 minutes of Membean for tonight
Class goal is to complete 30 minutes of Membean per week
Quizzes to follow
9-20-16
Topic: Achieve 3000 Level Set

HW: Finish level set, if you did not do so in class today
9-16-16
Topic: Scholastic News Article
HW: Bring in your IR book, if you have not done so

9-14-16
Topic: NEWSELA Article and Quiz
and Summer Reading Asssignment

HW: Summer Reading Assignment is due Friday It is on our Google Classroom and you can turn it in when completed.
9-15-16
Topic: Membean (Vocabulary)

HW: Finish Summer Reading Assignment due tomorrow (Submit it to google classroom)
9-12-16
Topic: Summer Reading Assignment
Either: 1) Read your book 2) re-read parts of your book to refresh your memory
Everyone bring your summer reading book to class everyday along with the summer reading outline.

Due: Friday, Sept. 16, 2016
9-9-16
Topic: Summer writing piece
HW: complete summer writing piece if you did not finish it
9-7-16
Get your supplies - 3 ring binder with three sections, literature, vocabulary and journal writing
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