September 17

World Lit Week 8: September 19-23

Planning your week:

  • Judgement of Paris Storyboard due- Monday 9/19
  • Iliad Book 1 quiz when we finish reading Book 1!
  • Unit 8 Vocab quiz with compound sentences- Friday 9/23
  • Fall Break- Woo Hoo- September 26-30, 2016
Storyboard Resources: 

how-to-create-storyboard-in-word

comicstriptemplate-for-judgement-of-paris-storyboard

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. Caught ya Grammar: #21- #24
  2. Vocabulary “Vocab for Success”- Unit 8 (quiz on Friday 9/23)

Monday: 

  • 30 minutes to work on storyboard and turn in summary of “The Judgment of Paris”

Vocab Unit 8: Oral review/ book practice activities

Acquire and review background knowledge of foundational works (the Iliad); use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis

  • “Intro Iliad Character” PPT & text book with guided notes from Wednesday& Iliad plot using “Intro notes lit terms”  PPT
  • Homer’s Iliad Youtube clip from History Channel – 9 minutes

  • If time permits, work on Team Troy VS Team Greek character wall adding gods/goddess from background research, character introductions

.

Tuesday:

Vocab Unit 8: Oral review/ book practice activities

Finish Intro activities from yesterday if needed

Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium

  • Oral reading of “Ship Gathering” ” (Black Ships before Troy)
  • View Troy as scenes correlate to text (from the HHS Media Center, an edited, educational, age appropriate version)
  • Add characters to Character Wall

 

Wednesday: 

Vocab: Oral review/ book practice activities

Annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero; respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad;

  • Read and analyze “Quarrel with the High King” (Black Ships before Troy)/Iliad Book 1 (textbook) annotating text and discussing
  • Answering Bloom analysis questions (handout)

 

Thursday:

Vocab:  Oral review/ book practice activities

Annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero; respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad;

  • Continue reading and analyzing “Quarrel with the High King” (Black Ships before Troy)/Iliad Book 1 (textbook) annotating text and discussing
  • Answer Bloom’s analysis questions using pair share (handout)

 

Friday:  Enjoy Fall Break

Vocab Unit 8 Assessment (M/C and sentence construction response with choice) –50 pts Lang. standard

  • Book 1 Reading Comprehension Check

Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium

  • View Troy as scenes correlate to text (from the HHS Media Center, an edited, educational, age appropriate version)
September 17

Brit Lit Week 8: September 19-23, 2016

newspaper-histories-medievel-messenger

Planning your week:

  • Medieval Newspaper- Wednesday 9/21
  • Unit 18 Vocab quiz- Thursday 9/22
  • Resume Prewrite- Friday 9/23 beginning of class
  • Novel Check #4- Friday 9/23
  • Fall Break- Woo Hoo- September 26-30, 2016
Newspaper Resources:

Editable PowerPoint Newspaper Template

Editable Word Newspaper Template

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #8
  2. Vocab for Success- unit 18 (quiz on Thursday 9/22)
  3. Journal quick writes- none this week

 

Monday:  LAB 204

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

Summative Assessment:  After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Medieval Newspaper. Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period.  Directions/ Rubric (50 pts reading/ 50 pts writing =100 points)

 

 Tuesday:  LAB 204

Continue to work on Medieval Newspaper. Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period.  Directions/ Rubric (50 pts reading/ 50 pts writing =100 points)

 

Wednesday:  LAB 204

Finish Medieval Newspaper. Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period.  Directions/ Rubric (50 pts reading/ 50 pts writing =100 points)

When finished, create a vocab Unit 18 review PPT slide

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 8A
  • Vocab Unit 18 assessment M/C and sentence writing (50 pts. Language standards)

Compose Resume

  • Complete Resume prewrite (final draft due next week)

 

Friday:  Food and Read 

  • MUG 8B

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Individual reading of novel with reading check  #4 and chapter summaries and annotations
September 10

World Lit Week 7: September 12-16

greek-gods

**Extra credit Hero Paragraph due Wednesday 9/14

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. Journaling-see day for topics
  2. DGP (daily grammar practice) – #2 Compound sentence practice
  3. Vocabulary “Vocab for Success”- Unit 8 (quiz on Friday 9/23)

 

Monday: Lab 204

DGP#2 Day 1

Acquire and review background knowledge of Greek Mythologies for the Iliad.

  • If needed, finish Greek Mythology intro notes from yesterday
  • Introduce Greek Mythology Poster Project- begin researching topic on computers

Greek-research-poster template

  • Individual writing conferences reviewing Archetypal hero paragraph while students are researching

Acquire and review background knowledge of Greek Mythologies and relevance to understanding the Iliad:

 

Tuesday:  Lab 204 all period

  • Continue Greek Mythology Poster Project researching topics on computers

 

Wednesday: 

DGP#2 Day 2&3

Collect extra credit

Acquire and review background knowledge of foundational works (the Iliad); use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis

  • Present Greek Mythology Poster Project (60 points to W7 & 25 points to SL4)
  • Epic poetry element/Iliad pre-assessment to measure background knowledge. (Standards RL5 and L5)
  • Students complete Focus Questions: Intro to Iliad (handout) (text pp. 14-15, 360-362)
  • Discuss foundational terms and background knowledge with “Intro notes lit terms” PPT

 

Thursday: 

DGP#2 Day 4

Journal: Write a quick summary of a film/book from Greek Mythology that you have seen/read, and explain why you did or did not enjoy the film/book.

Acquire and review background knowledge of foundational works (the Iliad); use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis

  • Finish background question from yesterday if needed
  • Verbally tell “The Golden Apple/Judgment of Paris” with PPT images
  • Follow with 3.5 min illustrated A/V summary
  • Complete Background summary using text pg. 361–cloze reading exercise with a partner (“Iliad intro and character notes” handout)

If time permits:

Demonstrate literal and inferential comprehension by creating an objective summary of the background story

  • Create Storyboard including 6-8 panels or video presentation for the Judgment of Paris including  key events & characters  Directions/rubric handout  (50 pts. to reading standard)

Choice of activities for presentation of storyboard-paper/pencil or digital-(iMovie, movie maker, PowerPoint, powtoon.com)

 

Friday: 

DGP-  Students will add sentence orange square notes to interactive notebook if not done last year

Vocab Unit 8- write CD sentences with vocab words

Demonstrate literal and inferential comprehension by creating an objective summary of the background story

  • Create Storyboard including 6-8 panels or digital presentation for the Judgment of Paris including  key events & characters  (50 pts. to reading standard)
September 10

Brit Lit Week 7: September 12-16

first-knight

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #7
  2. Vocab for Success- unit 18  (quiz on Thursday 9/22)
  3. Journal quick writes- none this week

 

Monday:  

Vocab Unit 18-intro words 7-14 and complete corresponding sentences

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption

  • First Knight  Lancelot, the unlikely chivalric hero
  • Examine how Lancelot behaves. He presents positive & negative examples of chivalry graphic organizer.
  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 7A

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Finish First Knight Lancelot, the unlikely chivalric hero
  • Examine how Lancelot behaves. He presents positive & negative examples of chivalry graphic organizer.
  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO
  • If time permits, begin summative assessment (see below)

 

Wednesday:  Lab 204

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Summative Assessment: After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Medieval Newspaper. Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period.  Directions/ Rubric (50 pts reading/ 50 pts writing =100 points)

 

Thursday:  Lab 204

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Summative Assessment: After analyzing the chivalric heroes in three works, students will create a Medieval Newspaper. Must include textual evidence and demonstrate a deep understanding of the characters, themes of redemption and values of the time period.
  • If time permits, students will create vocab poster on PPT

 

Friday:  

  • MUG 7B

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Individual reading of novel with reading check and chapter summaries and annotations
September 2

Brit Lit Week 6: September 5-9

 

 

Writing Workshop-Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #6
  2. Vocab for Success- unit 18 delayed start
  3. Journal quick writes

 

Monday: Labor Day

 

Tuesday:

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption

  • Finish Knight’s Tale graphic organizers and compose well-organized paragraph analyzing whether William fits the requirements of the chivalric hero or note (underline thesis) (30 points to  writing standard)
  • Add Knight’s Tale/William to redemption theme GO
  • Sir Gawain Anticipatory Activity: acting out skits based on four scenarios derived from SG plot events

Wednesday: 

Journal:  What do you think is the difference between the following and what are some real or modern examples of each? (PPT slide)

  • Might is right
  • Might vs. right
  • Might for right

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Intro Sir Gawain with the “Knight’s Code of Chivalry” A/V clip (3 min) in folder or on youtube for better clarity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2ZaNK5EOgQ
  • View “Sir Gawain” Intro PPT with guided notes
  • Begin reading and analyzing Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (text pp 171-183)
  • Analyze chivalric hero using graphic organizer and hero chart
  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO

 

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 6A
  • Vocab word Unit 18 Intro words 1-6

Analyze the behaviors and values of the time period and evaluate and compare/contrast chivalric heroes and the reoccurring theme of redemption.

  • Finish reading and analyzing Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (text pp 171-183) and filling out hero GO
  • Review with detailed PPT:

    and “Sir Gawain official Selection” A/V summary (6 min)

  • Theme analysis-Redemption GO
  • If time permits, finish Worst job in Medieval History

 

 

Friday:  

  • MUG 6B
  • Vocab word Unit 18 Intro words 7-12

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Individual reading of novel with reading check and chapter summaries
September 2

World Lit Week 6: September 5-9

Luke Skywalker-an archetypal hero

Luke Skywalker- an archetypal hero

 

Planning your Week:

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Caught Ya Grammar-#17-20

Writing Workshop-quick journaling-none this week

Vocabulary “Vocab for Success”- Unit 8

 

Monday:  Labor Day Weekend

 

Tuesday:

Caught Ya Grammar-#17

Vocabulary Unit 8-intro words 1-6 with corresponding activities

Analyze how an author (George Lucas) draws on and transforms old mythologies and heroic archetypes into film

  • View clips of George Lucas’s film Star Wars
  • Using guide notes, analyze how Luke Skywalker fulfills heroic archetype

 

Wednesday:

Caught Ya Grammar-#18

Vocabulary Unit 8-intro words 7-12 with corresponding activities

Analyze how an author (George Lucas) draws on and transforms old mythologies and heroic archetypes into film

  • View clips of George Lucas’s film Star Wars
  • Using guide notes, analyze how Luke Skywalker fulfills heroic archetype
  • Discuss Luke Skywalker as an archetypal hero filling in red chart

If time permits, begin expository writing analyzing Luke Skywalker as the archetypal hero

Thursday: LAB 204

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey how Luke Skywalker fulfills archetypal hero traits clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. (W2)

Formative Assessment Writing Response:  Answer: How does Luke Skywalker fit the archetypal hero mold in a well-developed paragraph (typed in MLA format) using evidence from George Lucas interview, film and archetypal hero notes.  (50 pt. to W2 Standard) Rubric

After typing paragraph, create a vocab advertisement

 

Friday:

Caught Ya Grammar-#19 & #20

  • Turn in explanatory paragraph with rubric

Intro Extra credit: Write expository paragraph how modern film hero fulfills archetypal hero traits -due next Wednesday in MLA format

Review Lit terms with PPT Star Wars Section with Lit term guided notes

Acquire and review background knowledge of Greek Mythologies for the Iliad.

Intro Greek Mythology and relevance to understanding the Iliad:

  • Use Greek Intro PPT with Guided Notes
  • Audio/visual intro clips of the god/goddess