October 25

World Lit Week 10: October 26-30

We continue our study of American Born Chinese

Student To Do List:

  • ABC Guided questions- Checks as we read so keep up!
  • ABC Blog and IRJ- end of reading

Class notebook Link

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Opener: Review ABC Vocab (CNB/Collaboration)
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts, character chart, and IRJ entries

Independent Work Session

  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts and IRJ entries

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Complex sentence review (CNB/grammar)
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts character chart and IRJ entries

Independent Work Session

  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts and IRJ entries

 

WEDNESDAY     

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Complex sentence review (CNB/grammar)
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts, character chart, and IRJ entries

Independent Work Session

  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts and IRJ entries

 

FRIDAY

LG: Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts, character chart, and IRJ entries

Independent Work Session

  • Continue working on Blog Discussion posts and IRJ entries
October 25

American Lit Week 10: October 26-30

 

Student Weekly Checklist:

  • Tom Walker Reading questions- Tuesday 10/27
  • Satire CEI- Wednesday 10/28
  • The First Snowfall- annotations 10/30

 

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze the impact of diction on mood, imagery, characterization and distinguish what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant in satire (RL4,6)   

CTLS Live Session

  • Finish Read and analyze The Devil and Tom Walker answering analysis questions embedded in the text using think-pair-share & class discussion audiobook: Devil and Tom Walker Audiobook (CNB/Assignments)
  • Reading quiz (CNB/Quiz)
  • If time permits, view student-made interpretation of the short story

Independent Work Session

  • Finish questions and be ready to submit tomorrow.

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal   Write literary analysis using CEI (W2)  

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 7A
  • Submit Tom Walker questions by inserting share link or document to assignment page in CNB
  • Satire CEI Constructed response EOC practice (PPT/rubric in CNB/Assignments) Share file with Mrs. H.

Independent Work Session

  • Finish Satire CEI and submit to CNB by end of day tomorrow

 

 

WEDNESDAY

  • Finish and submit CEI to class notebook

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

 

THURSDAY

LG:  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings  and Analyze poetic devices used in poetry from the Romantic period.

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 7B “Recap vocab, purpose for reading, and expectations;
  • Troubleshot submitting CEI
  • Review of figurative language
  • Create visual vocab for Poetic Devices (CNB/Assignments)
  • Read and analyze the poem from poetry packet “The Tide Rises..” CNB

Independent Work Session

  • Finish questions from reading from poetry packet “The Tide Rises..” CNB

 

FRIDAY

LG:  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings and Analyze poetic devices used in poetry from the Romantic period.

CTLS Live Session

Review terms:  Juxtaposition, simile/metaphor/personification/ allusion

  • Read and analyze “The First Snowfall”  (CNB/handouts) together (SL grade)
  • Collaborative Poetry Nature Post: post tone word with image of the poem for either Tide or Snow in CNB/Collaboration/Discussion

Independent Work Session

  • Finish Poetry Post
October 18

American Lit Week 9: Oct 19-23

Student Weekly Checklist:
  • Tom Walker Vocab-Monday 10/19
  • Mug Shot-Tuesday 10/20
  • Tom Walker Reading questions- Friday 10/23
  • Satire CEI- TBD
CTLS LOG IN

American Lit Class Notebook

Devil and Tom Walker Audiobook

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words based on grades 11-12 reading and content (L4)

CTLS Live Session

  • Introduce Romanticism with PPT and quick video
  • Review literary terms: imagery, characterization, alliteration,
  • Intro satire with video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvhHsRAwDz4
  • Pre-teach vocabulary with collaboration visual vocab (CNB/Collaboration/Vocab): each student completes assigned sections of the graphic organizer

Independent Work Session

  • Finish visual vocab

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Determine the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words based on grades 11-12 reading and content (L4) and Analyze the impact of diction on mood, imagery, characterization and distinguish what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant in satire (RL4,6)   

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 6A “Mug Shot” formative assessment
  • Review text and academic vocab with Kahoots
  • Introduce author Washington Irving with video and jot down 1 interesting character trait or fact about the author on our Padlet
  • Discuss purpose for reading and CEI writing assignment on satire
  • If time permits, begin reading and analyzing The Devil and Tom Walker answering analysis questions embedded in the text using think-pair-share & class discussion audiobook: Devil and Tom Walker Audiobook (CNB/Assignments)

Independent Work Session

  • Ticket out the door: Define satire
  • Lit Term Tuesday

 

WEDNESDAY

  • Finish vocab and Lit term notes

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze the impact of diction on mood, imagery, characterization and distinguish what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant in satire (RL4,6)   

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 6B
  • Recap vocab, purpose for reading, and expectations;
  • View plot overview video clip
  • Read and analyze The Devil and Tom Walker answering analysis questions embedded in the text using think-pair-share & class discussion audiobook: Devil and Tom Walker Audiobook (CNB/Assignments)

Independent Work Session

  • Finish questions from reading

 FRIDAY

LG: Analyze the impact of diction on mood, imagery, characterization and distinguish what is directly stated in a text from what is really meant in satire (RL4,6)    

CTLS Live Session

  • Read and analyze The Devil and Tom Walker answering analysis questions embedded in the text using think-pair-share & class discussion audiobook: Devil and Tom Walker Audiobook (CNB/Assignments)
  • Reading quiz (CNB/Quiz)
  • If time permits, view student-made interpretation of the short story

Independent Work Session

  • Finish questions from reading

 CEI writing NEXT WEEK

October 18

World Lit Week 9: Oct 19-23

 

Student To Do List:
  •  ABC Vocab-Monday 10/19
  • ABC Blog and IRJ#1- Friday 10/23

Class notebook Link

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Opener: Review ABC Vocab (CNB/Collaboration)
  • Intro Summative assessment for unit: Illustrated Response Journal (IRR) (CNB/Assignments)
  • Nuts and bolts of a graphic novel: “How to Read a Graphic Novel” PDF
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet

Independent Work Session

  • Finish vocab/intro activities

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Complex sentence review (CNB/grammar)
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet

Independent Work Session

  • Start on IRJ#1

 

WEDNESDAY     

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Complex sentence review (CNB/grammar)
  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • Class Discussion Blog #1: Describe a time when you wanted to be different. Give specific examples and explain why. (CBN/Collaboration)

 

Independent Work Session

  • Work on IRJ#1

 

FRIDAY

LG: Analyze characterization, plot and theme

CTLS Live Session

  • Read and analyze American Born Chinese (ABC) completing guided reading questions in packet
  • IRR work session

Independent Work Session

  • Complete IRJ #1

 

 

October 9

American Lit Week 8: October 12-16

Student Weekly Checklist:
  • “Inch by Inch” analysis SAMPLED & QUIZ-Monday 10/12
  • Parallelism Quizizz– Tuesday 10/13
  • Rationalism Summative Choice Assessment-Friday 10/16

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Review parallelism with Video links (CNB/Grammar/Parallelism) and Quizizz
  • Review SAMPLED modern day speech: Al Pacino’s “Inch by Inch” speech from the film Any Given Sunday (CNB/handout/Any Given Sunday
  • Formative assessment: Formative assessment: Complete Forms quiz analyzing rhetorical devices in “Inch by Inch” CNB/Quiz/Any Given Sunday

Independent Work Session

  • Finish Inch by Inch activities (SAMPELD GO and QUIZ)
  • Complete Quizizz on Parallel structure and

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 5A (CNB/MUG)
  • Parallel Structure Collaboration (CNB/Collaboration)
  • Review Inch by Inch assessment: clarify misconceptions and review
  • Introduce Rationalism choice summative assessment
  • Work on assessment

Independent Work Session

  • Lit Term Tuesday
  • Come to class with your choice picked out and questions

 

 

WEDNESDAY

  • PSAT DAY

 

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

 

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 5B
  • Workday: Rationalism choice summative assessment

Independent Work Session

  • Work on assessment (due by end of class on tomorrow)

 

FRIDAY

LG: Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • TOUCHSTONE assessment (CTLS Assess)
  • Submit  Rational assessment

Independent Work Session

  • Fix it Friday: Complete missing/incomplete work such as Lit term Tuesday, etc.
October 9

World Lit: Week 8: Oct. 12-16

 

Planning your week:

  • Hero expository PPT assignment- Wed 10/14
  • ABC packet pp. 3-5-Friday 10/16

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Create cohesive, visually pleasing presentation of findings and write explanatory text

CTLS Live Session

  • Opener: Review traits of archetypal heroes with
  • Work on Hero expository PPT assignment (CNB/quiz)

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Hero PPT

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Create cohesive, visually pleasing presentation of findings and write explanatory text

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Compound sentence review 2 Quizizz (link in CNB/grammar)
  • Workday on Hero Expository PPT include at least 2 compound sentences.

Independent Work Session

  • Submit hero ppt by end of day tomorrow

 

WEDNESDAY      PSAT

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

CTLS Live Session

  • Intro stereotypes with
  • Collaboration Activity (CNB/Collaboration/Class Discussion
  • Answer Introduction activities questions on pg. 3 of ABC packet

Independent Work Session

  • Finish ABC questions page 3

 

FRIDAY

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Quick quiz
  • Intro Gene Luen Yang author pg. 4 and BIO Video
  • Complete page 4 and 5 in ABC packet

Independent Work Session

  • Finish pp.3-5 in packet
October 4

World Lit Week 7: Oct. 5-9

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze the commonalities of heroes across cultures and time beginning with archetypal similarities

CTLS Live Session

  • Hero Vocabulary: Complete your assigned words in GO (CNB/Collaboration/Vocab/Hero)
  • Brainstorm Session: List as many ideas for the following archetypal hero characteristics:  special weapon, (supernatural*) helper, unhealable wound, flaws of heroes
  • Take notes from J. Campbell’s Archetypal Hero PP w/guided notes

Independent Work Session

  • Finish hero vocabulary

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Analyze the commonalities of heroes across cultures and time beginning with archetypal similarities

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Ticket out the Door: (CBN/assignments)

3 Literary heroes from different cultures

2 traits they share

1 difference that makes each unique (CNB/assignment)

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Create cohesive, visually pleasing presentation of findings and write explanatory text

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Compound sentence review (CNB/grammar)
  • Intro and discuss EQ: How Does the Hero Reflect Cultural Values? Nearpod learning activity
  • Add modern day film hero to notes (CNB/handouts)
  • Introduce Hero expository PPT assignment (CNB/assignment)

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Hero expository PPT assignment

 

 

FRIDAY

LG: Create cohesive, visually pleasing presentation of findings and write explanatory text

CTLS Live Session

  • Opener: View cover art of comics from 1940-150
  • Review Vocabulary
  • Work on Hero expository PPT assignment (CNB/assignment)

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Hero expository PPT assignment
October 2

American Lit Week 7: Oct 5-9

Weekly Checklist:

  • Rhetorical device Choice Project- Monday 10/5
  •  “Inch by Inch” analysis SAMPLED GO & QUIZ-Thursday 10/8
  • Rationalism Summative Choice Assessment-Monday 10/12
  • Independent reading book -Continue to read

MONDAY:   WELCOME BACK!

Learning Goal(s): Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Upload Rhetorical Devices Project completed Rubric to CTLS and share project with peers
  • Background to Henry’s Speech
  • Whole group Guided Practice: Under document camera, close read Patrick Henry’s speech to Virginia Convention annotating rhetorical devices/figurative language/appeals together. Print out document if possible, if not annotate in CNB (CNB/handouts/Give me Liberty)

Independent Work Session

  • Read your novel

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 4A (class notebook CNB-MUG section)
  • Share your Rhetorical Devices Project with peers
  • Guided Practice: Analyze Patrick Henry’s speech using SAMPLED GO
  • Review Rhetorical Devices (CNB/Handout/Review)

Independent Work Session

  • Finish Henry’s SAMPLED GO and Review in CNB

 

WEDNESDAY

  • Finish Henry’s SAMPLE GO and Review in CNB

 Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 4B
  • Guided Practice: Read and analyze using SAMPLED GO modern day speech: Al Pacino’s “Inch by Inch” speech from the film Any Given Sunday (CNB/handout/Any Given Sunday
  • Formative assessment: Complete  Forms quiz analyzing rhetorical devices in “Inch by Inch” CNB/Quiz/Any Given Sunday

Independent Work Session

  • Finish “Inch by Inch” quiz

 

FRIDAY

LG: Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Review Inch by Inch assessment: clarify misconceptions and review
  • Introduce Rationalism choice summative assessment
  • Work on assessment

Independent Work Session

  • Read your independent choice novel

 

 

 

September 20

American Lit Week 6: September 21-25

Student Weekly Checklist:

  • Lit Term Tuesday notes-work on Rhetorical device project
  • Rhetorical device Collaboration Choice Project- Wed. 9/23
  • EO CEI- Thursday 9/24
  • “Inch by Inch” speech analysis-Friday 9/25
  • Independent reading book -Continue to read

All handouts are in our Office 365 Class Notebook:

American Lit Class Notebook

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Rhetorical devices project

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Gain understanding of Colonial/Puritan literary time period and understand and use figurative language

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 3A (class notebook CNB-MUG section)
  • Continue reading and analyzing The interesting Narrative of the Life of OE (PDF handout in our CBN/Assignment/OE) analyzing diction and pathos in persuasion with CEI paragraph formative assessment. (directions on same page in CNB-download word document)

Independent Work Session

  • Lit Term Tuesday-work on Rhetorical device Project-due tomorrow end of day
  • Work on CEI

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

  • Finish Rhetorical device Project-due end of day (
  • Finish OE CEI due tomorrow end of day to CTLS

 

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Background to Henry’s Speech
  • Whole group Guided Practice: Under document camera, close read Patrick Henry’s speech to Virginia Convention annotating rhetorical devices/figurative language/appeals together. Print out document if possible, if not annotate in CNB (CNB/handouts/Give me Liberty)

Independent Work Session

  • Submit CEI to CTLS with claim highlighted pink, textual evidence with citation yellow and interpretation/analysis gray)

 

 FRIDAY

LG: Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Review Rhetorical Devices with PPT (CNB/Handout/Review)
  • Formative assessment: Individually analyze rhetorical devices using modern day speech:  Al Pacino’s “Inch by Inch” speech from the film Any Given Sunday (CNB/Quiz/Any Given Sunday)

Independent Work Session

  • Read your independent choice novel and enjoy FALL BREAK!
September 20

World Lit Week 6: September 21-25

Gilgamesh Statue

Student Weekly Check List

  • Non-fiction “Gilgamesh” reading assignment- Wed. 9/23
  • Gilgamesh Battle with Humbaba- Friday 9/25

 

**All handouts are in your Office 365 Class Notebook (CBN)  Class notebook Link

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Students will collaborate with peers to create a definition and illustration of an ideal hero to discuss with class

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Finish

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews.

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Caught Ya Grammar #1 (CNB/Grammar)
  • Intro Gilgamesh with Crash Course #26
  • Complete close reading of NF Article “The Epic of Gilgamesh: What is this story about anyway?“ with questions (reading grade) (CBN/assignments)

Independent Work Session

  • Finish NF article and questions

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Caught Ya Grammar #2 (CNB/Grammar)
  • Review NF article from Tuesday
  • Read Gilgamesh and the Battle of Humbaba paraphrased version (CBN/assignments) and the Interactive Reading version answering reading questions in the margin.

Independent Work Session

  • Continue to work on your Gilgamesh reading assignment

FRIDAY

LG: Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews

CTLS Live Session

  • Finish Gilgamesh assignments and submit for grade
  • Listen Hebrew giant-killing story
  • Compare and contrast the two with graphic organizer in (CNB/handouts)
  • Closer: Review Gilgamesh with student created film rendition

Independent Work Session

READ independent book choice and Happy Fall break