December 11

American Lit Week 18: December 14-18

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Monday: 

Final exam guided practice

  • Finish viewing clips of Jurassic Park analyzing techniques used to create suspense add to Suspense chart
  • Type written analysis & test film presentation
  • If time permits, start viewing Tribute to Alfred Hitchcock film clip and North by Northwest analyzing techniques used to create suspense; add to Suspense chart

 

 

Tuesday:

Final exam guided practice

  • Type written analysis
  • Continue viewing North by Northwest analyzing techniques used to create suspense; add to Suspense chart

 

Wednesday: 

Final exam guided practice

  • Finish typing written analysis
  • Finish viewing North by Northwest analyzing techniques used to create suspense; add to Suspense chart

 

Thursday:

Finals:  Film Analysis Presentations (50 pts. Writing & 50 pts. Listening/speaking standards)

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

December 4

American Lit Week 17: December 7-11

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Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #12 (parallel structure)
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- active voice/action verbs
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 15 (Quiz on Friday 12/11)
  4. Journal-see in individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

Mentor sentences- active voice/action verbs- add notes to composition book and complete activities

Vocab Unit 15 –book work

Review and finish “Black Cat” if needed

“Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets”:

  • Anticipatory Set video clip for “Contents”
  • Read and analyze “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets”
  • Using Suspense Chart Handout identify 3 suspenseful moments and which techniques J. Finney used to created them
  • 10 min follow up student made video clip of “Contents”

 

Tuesday:

MUG 15 A

Vocab Unit 15 –book work/sentences using active voice

Finish “Dead Man” if needed

“The Sound of Thunder”:

  • Intro PPT
  • Read and analyze short story
  • Using Suspense Chart Handout identify 3 suspenseful moments and which techniques the author used to created them

 

Wednesday: 

Vocab Unit 15 –book work/sentences using active voice

Finish “The Sound of Thunder” if needed

If time allows “‘The Lady and Tiger”:

  • Interactive reading questions PPT (before and after reading)
  • Read and analyze/listen to short story
  • Journal: Suspense #2 Create/write an ending for” Lady and the Tiger” (must be at least ½ page long)

 

Thursday:

MUG 15 B

Vocab 15 review

Finish “Lady and the Tiger” if needed

Intro Techniques of suspense in film with PPT and student notes

Intro Final Exam using directions/rubric and excerpts from The Hobbit (your scene selection due Monday)

Final exam guided practice

  • View Jurassic Park analyzing techniques used to create suspense add to Suspense chart

 

Friday:

Vocab Unit 15 Assessment (M/C and sentence writing using active voice) (50 pts. Language standard)

Continue Final exam guided practice by viewing scenes from Jurassic Park analyzing techniques used to create suspense and add to Suspense chart