World Lit Week of May 16-20

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on May 16, 2016

Monday

  1. Unit 9  Vocabulary Syn/Ant pp. 114-115, Check
  2. Read Ch. 8 silently and complete all reading questions, coming around to check questions tomorrow
  3. Analyze This! with article Journal; Lord of the Flies
  4. Poetry assignment
  5. Work on Character sketches

Tuesday

  1. Unit 9 Voc. Completing the Sentence #1-10, check
  2. Read Ch.9 silently and complete all reading questions, coming around to check questions
  3. Episode 1 “The 100”, fill in chart
  4. Work on Character sketches

Wednesday

  1. Unit 9 Voc. Completing the Sentence #11-20, check
  2. Read Ch. 10 silently and complete all reading questions
  3. Work on poem
  4. Work on Character sketches

Thursday

  1. Review for Unit 9 Voc Quiz
  2. Read Ch. 11 silently and complete all reading questions
  3. Complete poem
  4. Turn in character sketch

Friday

  1. Unit 9 Voc Quiz
  2. Read Ch. 12 silently and complete all reading questions, all questions should be completed
  3. Finish up “The 100”, fill in chart

 

 

 

World Lit Week of May 9-13

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on May 9, 2016

Monday

  1. Unit  9 intro voc. words #1-10
  2. Read rest of Ch. 5 LOTF
  3. Group project- Draw LOTF island

Tuesday

  1. Unit  9 intro voc. words #11-20
  2. Read Ch. 6
  3. Writers Workshop- Argument writing
  4. Group project- Draw LOTF island

Wednesday

  1. Unit 9 Choosing the right word Unit 9
  2. Complete Ch. 6 LOTF, begin Ch. 7
  3. Writers Workshop- Argument writing
  4. Group project- Draw LOTF island
  5. Lost comparison

Thursday

  1. Unit 9 Choosing the right word Unit 9 check, syn.
  2. Finish Ch. 7 LOTF
  3. Complete Lost comparison
  4. Writers Workshop- Argument writing
  5. Group project- Draw LOTF island

Friday

  1. LOTF Quiz Ch. 4-7
  2. Timed Writing
  3. Begin Ch. 8 LOTF

World Lit Week of May 2-6

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on April 28, 2016

LOTF Reading Calendar

Chapters 1_3

Chapters 4_7

Monday

-Vocabulary Unit 8 Completing the Sentence #1-10, check

– Analyze This w/ article “Lord of the Flies is still a blueprint for savagery”. Analyze This on notebook paper or in Composition Notebook

– Complete Ch. 2

 

Tuesday

-Vocabulary Completing the Sentence #11-20, check

-Analyze This w/ article “What is the Age of Responsibility?” Analyze This on notebook paper or in Composition Notebook

-Read Ch. 3

 

Wednesday

-Quiz Ch. 1-3

-Vocabulary Syn/Ant

-Analyze This w/ article “When Women Rule”, and “Girls will be Girls”  Analyze This on notebook paper or in Composition Notebook(do Analyze This for each article)

-Begin Ch. 4

 

Thursday

-Check Voc. Syn/Ant, review words for tomorrow’s quiz

-Analyze This w/ article “Why Lord of the Flies speaks volumes about boys “and “Convicted at 14” Analyze This on notebook paper or in Composition Notebook (do Analyze This for each article)

-Finish Ch. 4

 

Friday

-Voc Unit 8 Quiz

– Ch. 5

– “ I Shot an Arrow into the Sky” Twilight Zone analysis

 

 

 

World Literature Week of April 25-29

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on April 22, 2016

World Literature, April 25-29th

 

Reminders:

  • Monday will be the Socratic Seminar- NO LATE GRADES, have all paperwork with you!
  • Tuesday is the Night test
  • Tuesday is the last day to turn in and make up work for Night unit
  • Tuesday – bring your own Lord of the Flies novel if you are choosing to not have HHS copy

Monday, 4/25

  1. SAT Language Semicolon Quiz
  2. Socratic Seminar
  3. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (terms 1-10)

Tuesday, 4/26

  1. Test – Night novel
  2. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (terms 11-20)
  3. Check out Lord of the Flies books from media center
    1. Bring your own LOTF book today if you have it
  4. Handout Guided Reading Questions
  5. LOTF intro Prezi

Wednesday, 4/27

  1. Finish LOTF Prezi as needed
  2. Begin reading chapter 1

Thursday, 4/28

  1. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (Choosing the Right Word)
  2. Finish Chapter 1
  3. Pass out character sketch activity

Friday, 4/29

  1. Watch Kid Nation clips to compare with LOTF boys surviving
  2. Start reading Chapter 2

World Lit Week of April 18-22

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on April 15, 2016

World Literature, April 18 – 22

Reminders:

  • Have your Night novel with you everyday
  • Thursday – Vocabulary Quiz – Unit 7
  • Socratic Seminar April 25th
  • Night UNIT TEST April 26th

Monday, April 18th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Turn in Schindler Packet
  2. Vocabulary exercises
  3. PSAT
  4. Introduce Elie Wiesel Timeline Activity
  5. Night
    1. Complete reading through section 3 before tomorrow
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

Tuesday, 19th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary
  2. PSAT
  3. Night
    1. Complete reading Section 4 by tomorrow
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

 

Wednesday, 20th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary, quiz tomorrow
  2. PSAT
  3. Handout “Faith Discussion Questions”
    1. Due for Socratic Seminar on Monday, April 20th
  4. Night
    1. Read through Section 5
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

Thursday, 21st

 

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

 

  1. Vocabulary – Quiz
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on “Faith Discussion Questions”
  4. Night
    1. Read through Section 6
    2. Vocab
    3. Guided Reading Questions

 

Friday, 22nd

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocab Quiz
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on “Faith Discussion Questions”
    1. Socratic Seminar Monday
    2. Have your discussion points and answers with you Monday
  4. Night
    1. Read through Section 7,8,9
    2. Vocab
    3. Guided Reading Questions

Reminder: Test Tuesday over the book. Be prepared.

World Lit April 11-15

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on April 7, 2016

Monday April 11

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Vocabulary Intro words #1-10
  2. SAT Language Practice Pronoun References and Shifts #1-3
  3. Complete video comparison of AMSND, as needed
  4. Intro to Night by Ellie Wiesel, packet and Schindler’s List

 

Tuesday April 12

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Vocabulary Intro words #11-20
  2. SAT Language Practice Pronoun References and Shifts #4-7
  3. Intro to Night, packet and Schindler’s List

 

Wednesday April 13

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Choosing the Right Word
  2. SAT Language Practice Pronoun References and Shifts #8-10
  3. Complete packet and Schindler’s List as needed
  4. Begin reading Night, section 1 pp. 3-22, and guided questions

 

Thursday April 14

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Synonyms
  2. SAT Language Practice Pronoun References and Shifts #11-13
  3. Complete Night section 1 pp. 3-22, and guided questions
  4. Begin Elie Wiesel timeline

 

Friday April 15

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Antonyms
  2. SAT Language Practice Pronoun References and Shifts #14-15
  3. Read Night, section 2 pp. 23-28, and guided questions
  4. Begin reading Night, section 3 pp.29-46 , and guided questions

 

World Lit Week of March 21-April 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on March 21, 2016

World Literature, Week of March 21-25

 

Monday, March 21

      1. Vocabulary Unit 6
        1. Go over terms 1-10
      2. Grammar – PSAT (quiz Friday)
      3. Continue reading Act II of AMND
          1. Fill out Flow chart of plot as we go
          2. Work on guided reading questions
          3. Act small scene

Tuesday

      1. Vocabulary Unit 6
        1. Go over terms 11-20
      2. Grammar – PSAT
      3. Finish Act II
        1. Finish Act II of flow chart
        2. Finish ?s for Act 2
        3. Quiz tomorrow Act 2
      4. Start reading Act III if time

Wednesday

    1. Vocabulary Unit 6
      1. Choosing the Right Word
    2. Grammar – PSAT
    3. Take Act II quiz
    4. Start reading Act III
      1. Flow chart as we go
      2. Work on guided ?s
    5. Act small scenes

Thursday

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Continue Act III as needed
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided reading ?s
    3. Quiz tomorrow when we finish reading and discussing
  4. Act small scenes

Friday, March 25

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar Quiz – PSAT
  3. Finish Act III as needed
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided reading ?s
    3. Quiz after discussing
  4. Start Act IV if time

 

World Lit, Week of March 28-April 1

Reminders:

  • Vocab Quiz Wednesday, March 30
  • AMSND Assessment Thursday, March 31

 

Monday, March 28

 

  1. Vocab – Unit 6, Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Act IV – Begin reading
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided ?s
    3. Act small scenes

Tuesday

  1. Vocab – Unit 6, Completing the Sentence, Quiz tomorrow
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Act IV – Finish Act and take quiz
  4. Start reading Act V

Wednesday

  1. Grammar – PSAT – Quiz tomorrow
  2. Read Act V
      1. Flow chart
      2. Guided ?s
      3. Act small scene
  3. Study Guide for AMSND

Thursday, March 31

  1. Turn in flow chart and Guided ?s for check grade
  2. AMSND Assessment
  3. PSAT Language sheet
  4. Group Graphic Novel Assignment
    1. Groups of 3-4
    2. On butcher paper – Present Panel Analysis using graphic novel vocabulary
    3. On butcher paper – present importance of panel in relation to play

Friday

  1. AMND film analysis
    1. You will write a compare and contrast 2 paragraph analysis of the film. Your paragraphs will contain details of the graphic novel interpretation of the play vs the film.

World Lit Week of Mar. 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on March 11, 2016

World Lit Week of Mar. 14-18

  • Voc Unit 5 Quiz Friday

Monday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Voc Unit 5 Choosing the right Word
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination #1-3 and check
  3. Start Intro AMND b. Shakespeare intro ppt with “fill in notes”
  4. a. share FAQ visual with class

 

Tuesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Voc Unit 5 Syn/Ant.
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 4-8 and check
  3. Finish Intro ppt with fill in notes, if needed
  4. View AMND Best Preview ppt…do not take notes.
  5. Begin reading A Midsummer’s Night Dream graphic novel Act I sc. i

 

Wednesday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Voc Unit 5 Completing the Sentence
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 9-10 and check
  3. Complete Midsummer’s Act 1, sc. i
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act 1, sc. i
  5. Midsummer’s Acting groups- practice

 

Thursday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

  1. Vocab Unit 5- review Vocabulary words for quiz Friday
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 11-12 and check
  3. Midsummer’s Acting groups- practice, and Act 1 Scene i
  4. Begin Act 1, sc. ii

 

Friday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Voc. Unit 5 Quiz
  2. Complete PSAT sheet
  3. Midsummer’s Performance Group- Act I, Sc. ii
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act I, sc. ii
  5. Reading Comprehension 1, if time, or Monday

 

World Lit Week of Mar. 7-11

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on March 4, 2016

World Literature Week of March 7-11

Things to remember:

  1. FAQ – MLA typed portion due by end of class Friday.
  2. FAQ – Notes and visual aid due the following Mon (3/14) w/brief presentation
  3. PSAT quiz Friday
  4. Start bringing your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Monday
  5. Dan Brown Assessment #4 – March 14

Monday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing in research.

  1. Vocab Unit 5 – Introduce Terms (1-20)
  2. PSAT #7 – Dangling Modifiers
    1. Quiz Friday
  3. Introduce research project-FAQ
    1. Put partners together
    2. Give out Research Topics
    3. Look at valid sources vs. non valid sources
    4. Learn how to paraphrase
    5. Begin brainstorming ideas with your partner

Tuesday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing.

  1. Vocabulary – Handout RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on FAQ in computer Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Wednesday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocabulary – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Thursday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT – quiz Friday
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab – F.A. Lab 9218 (Kirkley) / Media Center (Clifton)
    1. Due Friday with visual aid

Friday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT due at end of class
  2. PSAT – quiz today
  3. FAQ due at end of class – Work in Lab 516
    1. Visual aid and brief presentation with visual aid Monday
  4. Bring your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream starting Monday

World Lit. Week of Feb. 29- March 4

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on February 26, 2016

World Literature Week of Feb. 29- March 4

Things to Remember for the week:

  • Dante’s Inferno Test on – Tuesday, March 1
  • Vocabulary Unit 4 quiz – Thursday, March 3
  • Dan Brown’s Inferno Part 3 Assessment – Friday, March 4
  • All Levels of Hell Group Projects Due Friday, March 4
  • Presentations will be March 4 and 7
  • All group members must be present for their presentations on Friday or Monday.
  • Dan Brown’s Inferno Part 4 Assessment Monday March 14

 

*****If you are absent any day this week, you will still be held responsible for getting your part of the group project completed on time.

*****If you know you will be absent any day this week ahead of time, you should let your group know and plan accordingly.

Monday Feb. 29

LG: To understand the use of allegory in Dante’s Inferno.

  1. Work on Vocabulary Completing the sentence #11-20
    1. Quiz on Thursday
  2. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  3. Work on study guide and correct all guided reading handouts
    1. Test Tuesday
  4. Begin thinking about your groups and what you want to do your Dante project on.Homework: Study for Dante Test

Tuesday Mar. 1      

LG: To understand the use of allegory in Dante’s Inferno.

  1. Dante’s Inferno Test
  2. Vocabulary review Unit 4 – Group white board quiz
  3. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  4. Dante’s Inferno Assessment discussion
  5. Work on creating your own Hell group project

Homework: Each group member should be given a section to not only create but be responsible for presenting. Work on this tonight as needed.

Wednesday March 2

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Vocab – Charades Review Unit 4
  2. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  3. Work on Dante Project, due Friday
  4. Vocab Quiz Unit 4 tomorrow

Homework: Study for vocab quiz. Work on project as needed.

Thursday March 3

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Vocabulary Unit 4 quiz
  2. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  3. Work on Dante Project – All groups due Friday (No Exceptions)
    1. All group members must be present for presentation
    2. If you know you will be absent Monday your group needs to volunteer tomorrow.

Homework: – Dante Levels Group Project due tomorrow.   Be ready to present.

  • Dan Brown Assessment #3 Quiz tomorrow

Friday March 4

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Dan Brown’s Inferno Part III Assessment today
  2. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  3. Present Dante Projects (all group members must present)
    1. Do not be absent Monday if your group does not get to present today.

Homework: Groups that do not present today will be ready to present on Monday

ELAGSE9-10RL6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

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