December 10

Brit Lit Week 18 & 19: December 12-21

isolation

Planning Your Week

LOFT Extra Credit due       lotf-extra-credit Monday 12/12
Bring ½ sheet of poster board to work on collage Monday 12/12
White Elephant Gift Exchange (bring wrapped gift) Thursday 12/15
Theme Collage Project Presentation Monday 12/19
Resume     resume-template-prewrite Monday 12/19
Final Exam   lotf-study-guide Tuesday 12/20

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #17

 

Monday:  

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • Read NF Article: “Social Isolation: A Modern Plague”
  • Develop working theme statement
  • Find EVIDENCE with ANALYSIS from ALL SOURCES used to support conclusion: (author/ title included)
  1. Lord of the Flies quotes
  2. Song quotes/music lyrics with song “title” & performer
  3. NF article quotes/paraphrase
  4. Film connection
  5. Text to Text connection

 

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 17A

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • Find EVIDENCE with ANALYSIS from ALL SOURCES used to support conclusion: (author/ title included)
  1. Lord of the Flies quotes
  2. Song quotes/music lyrics with song “title” & performer
  3. NF article quotes/paraphrase
  4. Film connection
  5. Text to Text connection

 

Wednesday:

  • MUG 17B

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • Collection of effective IMAGES that communicate relevance & create collage

 

 

Thursday:      Hot Chocolate and Cookie Extravaganza

  • White Elephant Gift Exchange
  • Mini lesson- How to write a thank you note

 

Friday:  

Fix it Friday

Students will work on:

  • Thank you note
  • Final Study Guide
  • Theme Collage
  • Resume

 

Monday:

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • Present LOTF Theme Collage Project
  • Turn in Resume

Analyze elements of theme, language and style, character development, point of view, irony, symbolism, and structure in the novel LOTF.

  • Review for final with Kahoots

 

 

Tuesday:  FINALS

Analyze elements of theme, language and style, character development, point of view, irony, symbolism, and structure in the novel LOTF: Summative Assessment:

  • M/C section over character, theme, symbolism
  • Students will read article “Decay Begins from Within”& in a paragraph answer: 1) Would Golding agree or disagree with article’s argument, why or why not? 2)  Do you?  Why or why not?
December 10

World Lit Week 18 & 19: December 12-21

marc-antony-dead-caesar

The Death of Caesar

Julius Caesar Resources:

Sparknotes/ text

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – Step by Step sentence building
  2. Vocab review units 6-10-use in higher level sentences
  3. Journal quick writes

 

Monday: 

Turn in Extra Credit

Vocab/DGP: Create Simple sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme

 

Tuesday:  

Vocab/DGP: Create CD sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • Brutus/ Antony Funeral Speech Analysis with handout
  • After each act, review with meme

 

 

Wednesday: 

Vocab/DGP: Create CX sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme

 

Thursday:   Hot Chocolate Celebration

Vocab/DGP: Create CD-CX sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Finish reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide – submit for grade (50 pts. to LS standard/50 reading standards)
  • Review with memes
  • Discuss Tragic Hero with PPT for tomorrow writing assignment

 

Friday:  SUB

  • Journal JC3: Who is the tragic hero of the drama? (PPT) & turn in journal for grade (40 pts. writing)
  • With a partner answer questions on study guide for final

 

Monday: 

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Review study guide study guide for final
  • If time permits, finish Julius Caesar background film

 

Tuesday:   No class

 

Wednesday: 

  1. Final exam (Vocab units 6-10, JC and lit terms)
December 3

Brit Lit Week 17: December 5-9

edwardscissorhands

LOTF Unit EQ: -How does Golding interpret human behavior? Why do the themes of isolation, alienation and the brutality of man consistently emerge across cultures, times and genres?  Are the themes of isolation, alienation and the brutality of man relevant to our culture today?

 

LOTF Resources

Audiobook

Sparknotes

Sparknotes Video Summary

Crash Course Novel Analysis (Crash Course-spoiler alerts)

Planning your final weeks:

  •  Need ½ sheet of poster paper by Monday 12/12
  • Extra Credit (LOTF ABC) – 12/12
  •  White Elephant Gift Exchange/Thank you note –Thursday 12/15

**See below for due dates of remaining assignments

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #16

 

Monday:  

Analyze elements of theme, language and style, character development, point of view, irony, symbolism, and structure in the novel LOTF.

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of discussions, prepare for discussion, contribute effectively, work with peers, add to discussion. (SL1)

  • Introduce Socratic Seminar Discussion on Leadership or Human Nature with GO and rubric
  • Phone a Friend Quote Bank (handout) to aid with graphic organizer

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 16A
  • Read NF Article: “Social Isolation: A Modern Plague”

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of discussions, prepare for discussion, contribute effectively, work with peers, add to discussion. (SL1)

  • Complete Leadership/ Human Nature graphic organizer to prepare for tomorrow’s discussion

 

Wednesday: 

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of discussions, prepare for discussion, contribute effectively, work with peers, add to discussion. (SL1)

  • Socratic Seminar Discussion on Leadership or Human Nature (30 points Speaking/Listening + 30 points Writing grade)
  • Turn in with GO and rubric

If time permits, view “I Shot an Arrow”  30 minute film looking for parallels in theme and characterization to LOTF (complete film graphic organizer)

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 16B

Read NF articles:  “Why are we so Violent?” and “Why does Violence Happen?”

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • Intro Theme Synthesis Final Project with handout
  • View Edward Scissorhands film taking note of where, when and how our themes of isolation, alienation and the brutality of man emerge using graphic organizer

 

Friday:  

Create a synthesis of theme answering the essential question by developing a theme statement with supporting evidence from LOTF, music lyrics, NF article, film and another British work studied this semester.

  • View Edward Scissorhands film taking note of where, when and how our themes of isolation, alienation and the brutality of man emerge using graphic organizer
  • If time permits, begin musical connection research

Differentiation/Specialized instruction:  project offers choice in topic and presentation mode, level of teacher support

 

Remaining Brit Lit assignments: (subject to change)

LOTF:

  • Socratic Seminar GO-  (30 points writing)  -due  Wed. 12/7
·        Leadership/ human Socratic Seminar (30 pts to LS) -due  Wed. 12/7
  • Themes Synthesis Collage Project w/presentation  –  due Monday 12/19 (100 pts)

This and That 

  • White Elephant Gift Exchange Thank you Note- Friday 12/16
  • Resume  (75 points writing) 12/19

FINAL Exam Day: (Due Tuesday 12/20)

  • Test M/C & paragraph  (100 pts Reading/writing)
December 3

World Lit Week 17: December 5-9

 

jc-book-title-cover

Welcome to Julius Caesar

Additional JC Resources:  Sparknotes

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – #8 CD-CX sentences (add to orange square sentence notes)
  2. Journal quick writes

 

Monday: 

Build background knowledge of Julius Caesar to aid comprehension of Shakespeare’s drama Julius Caesar

  • View Background film to Julius Caesar (2hr. 20 min total)

Intro Extra Credit:  Mini research into historical figure introduced in background film.

  • Web research credible article on historical figure
  • Print and annotate article and be sure it includes source information
  • Type a 40 word summary of article

 

Tuesday:  

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Journal: JC2 Prezi Intro “Good people are driven to do bad things…”
  • View JC Intro Prezi
  • Mini lesson on dramatic terms for Julius Caesar using PPT taking notes on green lit term handout
  • If time permits, begin reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide (50 pts. to LS standard/50 reading standards) and character chart

Wednesday: 

SRI

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide

Thursday:  

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide

 

Friday:  

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme