October 28

American Lit Week 13: October 29- November 2

 

Important Due Dates:

USA TestPrep RED DOT- Monday 11/5

EOC Flashcard Assignment- Wednesday 11/14

USA Test Prep Benchmark Retest- Monday11/26

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #11
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Appositive
  3. Vocab – Unit 15 (Quiz 11/9)
  4. EOC Test Prep-Language Skills

 

Monday: 

  • Vocab Unit 15- Introduce words 1-6 completing corresponding activities

Rationalism

  • Review QHT chart moving terms as needed
  • Revisit pre-test, retaking

Romanticism “The Devil and Tom Walker”

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) 

  • Pre-teach narrative vocab (in narrative packet) and academic vocab “satire”

 

Tuesday:

MUG #11A

  • Vocab Unit 15- Introduce words 7-12completing corresponding activities

Romanticism “The Devil and Tom Walker”

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) 

  • If needed, pre-teach narrative vocab (in narrative packet) and academic vocab “satire”
  • Close read/listen to narrative (PDF handout) answering analysis questions in the margin using think-pair-share & class discussion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6PQN2c0QKA (audiobook)
  • Complete after reading question in packet

 

 Wednesday: 

  1. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Appositive practice (handout)

Continue Romanticism “The Devil and Tom Walker”

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) 

  • Review yesterday’s reading
  • Close read/listen to narrative (PDF handout) answering analysis questions in the margin using think-pair-share & class discussion
  • Complete after reading question in packet

 

Thursday:

  • MUG #11B
  • EOC Language Practice-Research

Continue Romanticism “The Devil and Tom Walker”

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) 

  • Formative assessment- 10 question reading check (30 points to reading standard)

Finish Romanticism with

  • POETRY: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow- “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls” – close read with annotations & questions on poetic devices, tone, subject, etc

 

 Friday

  • EOC Language Practice-Research 2 (
  • Lit Term Friday- #6 Tone/Mood

LG:  Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information on Transcendentalism presented in different media or formats (RI7)

  • Intro basic ideas of transcendentalism with Overview handout having students highlight key points and main ideas.
  • View Dead Poets Society (Media Center film 2 hr. 8 min) completing viewing guide of Transcendentalism themes (handout)
October 28

Brit Lit Week 13: October 29- November 2

Additional Macbeth resources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryoXyq_DcmQ  (video sparknotes)

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/english/macbeth/background/revision/1/

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #11
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 20 (Quiz 11/9)
  3. Brushstrokes- none this week
  4. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday:  

  • Vocab Unit 20- Introduce words 1-6 completing corresponding activities page 225

LG: Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Review Acts 1-3 with PPT “Not Family Entertainment” slides 1-9
  • Respond to text in Journal #4 “How have the Macbeths’ relationship changed”
  • Create Scoiogram of character relationships (handout out from last week)
  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth Act 4 with study guide and graphic organizers
  • View and analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 12A

Vocab Unit 20- Introduce words 7-12 completing corresponding activities page 225

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Journal #5-“Something Wicked this Way Comes” PPT
  • Before Act 5, review Acts 4 with PPT “Not Family Entertainment” slides 10-11
  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers
  • View and analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

 

Wednesday: 

Vocab Unit 20 bookwork

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Continue to create sociogram project (50 points reading standards)
  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 12B
  • Finish reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers
  • Work on sociogram
  • View and analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

 

Friday:  

  • Lit Term #17 Foreshadowing/flashback

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Intro Film/Novel analysis essay (handout)
  • Begin drafting essay
October 21

American Lit Week 12: October 22-26

 

Important Due Dates:

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #10
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Appositive
  3. Vocab – Unit 14 (Quiz on Thursday 10/25)

 

Monday: 

Participle Practice- continue worksheet started last week

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)

  • Continue with SPEECH: Springboard 1.9 pp.173-6  Close read and analysis of rhetorical devices in the Springboard student workbook Patrick Henry’s speech to Virginia Convention
  • Begin visual vocab review for Rhetorical devices (handout) finishing for homework

 

Tuesday:

MUG #10A

Brushstrokes- Add Appositive notes to survival guide

Khan Academy on Appositives

Continue Rhetoric Visual Vocab

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)

  • Review rhetorical devices with posters and sticky notes

 

 Wednesday:

  • MUG #10B
  • Vocab Unit 14 Kahoots (ipads)
  • Cold passage: formative assessment on rhetorical devices using modern day speech:  Al Pacino’s “Inch by Inch” speech from the film Any Given Sunday

 

Thursday:

  • Vocab Unit 14 Quiz (multiple choice and sentence composing) 50 pts to language standard
  • Lit Term Friday- #6 Tone/Mood
  • Teacher-student Progress Conference with detailed progress reports
  • EOC vocab flashcards
  • USA TestPrep Red Dot assignment

 

Friday Lab 417

  • American Lit Touchstone #3 Assessment

Fix it Friday-

  • Students will work on missing assignments or redo assignments to improve mastery of standards
  • EOC vocab flashcards
  • USA TestPrep Red Dot assignment

 

October 21

Brit Lit Week 12: October 22-26

Welcome to Macbeth

Additional Macbeth resources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryoXyq_DcmQ  (video sparknotes)

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/ 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/english/macbeth/background/revision/1/

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #10
  2. Brushstrokes- Continue Review
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 19 (quiz on Friday 10/26)
  4. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday:  

  • Brushstrokes- Write like a pro Review

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Finish reading Act 1
  • Reading Check formative assessment Act 1 (30 pts.)

LG: Analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

  • After reading and analyzing Act 1, view multiple film adaptations clips of Act 1 to aid with comprehension and compare/contrast film and text
  • If time permits, begin reading/analyzing Act 2.

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 10A

LG: Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers
  • After Act 2 scene 3 (Duncan’ murder), complete Great Chain of Being Activity
    • Pass out cards w/categories of the great chain of being
    • Student will arrange their own cards on board tray in “divine order” without talking and they cannot touch other’s cards
    • Follow up discussion on the divine right of kings/Duncan’s murder violating order universe/consequences (people/weather/natural order).

LG: Analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

  • After reading and analyzing Act 2, view film adaptation clips of Act 2 to aid with comprehension and compare/contrast film and text

 

Wednesday: 

Brushstrokes- continue review sheet from Monday

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers

After Act 3

  • Create “sociogram” of character relationships (directions/rubric) PPT Example

LG: Analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

  • If time permits, after reading and analyzing Act 3, view film adaptation clips of Act 3 to aid with comprehension and compare/contrast film and text

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 10B
  • Unit 19 Which word PPT Review
  • Journal: How has the Macbeths’ relationship changed?

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence

  • Continue creating Sociograms of character relationships (directions/rubric)
  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers

LG: Analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

  • After reading and analyzing Act 3, view film adaptation clips of Act 3 to aid with comprehension and compare/contrast film and text

 

Friday:  

Lit Term #17 “Foreshadow/flashback”

Vocab Unit 19 assessment M/C and sentence writing (50 pts. Language standards)

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Students will independently read, annotate and summarize Brit Lit novel of choice Final reading Check 9
  • Distribute Film viewing graphic organizer
October 14

American Lit Week 11: October 15-19

 

Important Due Dates:

Olaudah Equiano CEI Paragraph- Thursday 10/18

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #9
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Participle
  3. Vocab for Success-Unit 14
  4. Journal quick writes –none this week

 

Monday:  SUB

  • Vocab Unit 14 Intro words 7-12 and complete corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions (Austin will work independently online at Sadlier Oxford during vocab time)
  • Students will work in two groups for the remaining class time switching half way through

 

Group 1:  Working on classroom computers, individually complete USATest Prep Red Dot Assignments Group 2:  Work on EOC flashcards using EOC Milestone packet and survival guides

 

Tuesday:

MUG #9A

Vocab Unit 14 page 158

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)

  • Pretest on figurative language and rhetorical devices
  • Collaborating as a class, create QHT chart of rhetorical Devices
  • Introduce Rhetorical devices with  PPT Terms to Know added to survival guide-students will highlight the vocab words

 

Wednesday: 

  • Brushstrokes- Participle Phrases practice

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)

  • Close read Olaudah Equiano excerpt from The interesting Narrative of the Life of OE (PDF handout) analyzing diction and pathos in persuasion with CEI paragraph formative assessment/rubric 30 pts.

 

Thursday:

MUG #9B

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)

  • Finish close reading Olaudah Equiano excerpt from The interesting Narrative of the Life of OE (PDF handout) analyzing diction and pathos in persuasion with CEI paragraph formative assessment/rubric 30 pts.
  • If time permits, begin Declaration of Independence

 

Friday

Lit Term Friday- #4 POV

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

  • Close read US HISTORICAL DOCUMENT: The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America (annotated handout) modeling rhetorical analysis with annotated copy which provides scaffolding of difficult text
October 14

Brit Lit Week 11: October 15-19

 

Additional Macbeth resources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryoXyq_DcmQ  (video sparknotes)

http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/higher/english/macbeth/background/revision/1/

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #9
  2. Brushstroke review
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 19
  4. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: SUB

  • Vocab Unit 19 Intro words 7-12 and complete corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions

LG: Introduce and gain background knowledge for understanding Shakespeare’s drama, The Tragedy of Macbeth

  • Anticipatory activity– Anticipation Questionnaire discuss
  • Journal: Macbeth #1 on PPT:  Respond to one of the anticipation guide questions in a paragraph of at least 8 sentences.
  • Pre-reading activity- Collaborating with a partner, “Examine your perception of Witches” completing the graphic organizer

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 9A
  • Vocab Unit 19- book work age 216

LG:  Introduce and gain background knowledge for understanding Shakespeare’s drama, The Tragedy of Macbeth

Differentiation/Specialized Instruction: skeleton notes to help students organize doodle notes

 

Wednesday:  

  • Vocab Unit 19- “Which Word?” formative assessment with pictorial cues (PPT)

LG:  Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence (RL1-6)

  • Review background material from doodle notes
  • Act out “Macbeth in 32 seconds” play acting kinesthetic activity (script)
  • View Webquest http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/matthewkantor/502/webquest/play.html plot overview clip
  • Begin reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers.
  • After reading thru scene 3, view film clips from Web quest (performance tab, then opening scene) and journal PPT slide of Macbeth witches  (visual/auditory prompt)
  • Respond/Journal: If you were directing the witch scene, what choices would you make with regard to such things as the setting, props, lighting, sound effects, costumes, and acting?  Why?   (Illustrations welcome)
  • Continue analyzing Act 1

Differentiation/Specialized Instruction: skeleton notes to help students organize doodle notes; 32 second activity incorporated to aid tactile students’ comprehension of difficult text

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 9B
  • Journal: Explain & illustrate  (theme) “Look like the innocent flower/But be the serpent under’t” (22)

Analyze elements of Macbeth including character development, theme, language, and symbolism using textual evidence (RL1-6)

  • Continue reading and analyzing Macbeth with study guide and graphic organizers

Analyze multiple interpretations of a Macbeth evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (RL7)

  • After reading and analyzing Act 1, view multiple film adaptations clips of Act 1 to aid with comprehension and compare/contrast film and text

 

Friday:  

  • Lit term Friday- #16 Personification
  • Brushstroke review- “Write Like a Pro” review assignment (handout)

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Book Checks #7 and #8
  • Students will independently read, annotate and summarize Brit Lit novel of choice
October 7

American Lit Week 10: October 8-12

 

 

 

Puritan/Colonial Lit

Important Due Dates:

  • Monday 10/8- “Grizzly” reading assignment
  • Thursday 10/11- Figuring Out Figurative Language in “Sinners”
  • Friday 10/12- Have 70 3X5 flashcards
  • Monday 11/5- RED DOT assignment on USAtestprep

 

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #8
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes-Participles
  3. Vocab for Success-Unit 14 (delayed start)
  4. Journal quick writes –none this week

 

Monday: 

  • Submit Grizzle assignment from Friday

Colonial Period Lit

LG:  Demonstrate understanding of the visual and persuasive nature of powerful imagery and effective use of figurative language analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text (RI4-6, L5)

  • Create QHT vocab chart of figurative language devices
  • Create Figurative language/Lit Terms flip books and add to survival guides
  • Close read and analyze the visual and persuasive nature of powerful imagery and effective use of figurative language using Edward’s sermon Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God 
  • Imagery/Figurative Language PPT visuals and Audio of Sinners
  • “Figuring out Figurative Language” assignment (30 pts. Reading standard)

 

Tuesday:

MUG #8A

LGL Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words (L6)

  • Intro EOC Flashcard assignment (handout)

LG:  Demonstrate understanding of the visual and persuasive nature of powerful imagery and effective use of figurative language analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text (RI4-6, L5)

  • Continue Sinners figurative language assignment

 

Wednesday:  PSAT Schedule

  • Brushstrokes- Participle Phrases practice

LG:  Demonstrate understanding of the visual and persuasive nature of powerful imagery and effective use of figurative language analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text (RI4-6, L5)

  • Continue Sinners figurative language assignment
  • Close read with annotations & questions on poetic devices, tone, subject in Anne Bradstreet “To My Dear and Loving Husband”

 

 

Thursday: Early Release- shortened schedule

MUG #8B

  • Finish Puritan activities if needed

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)

  • Introduce the Rationalism time period with PDF/PPT

 

Friday SUB

  • Vocab Unit 14 Intro words 1-6 and complete corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions
  • Students will work in two groups for the remaining class time switching half way through
Group 1:  Working on classroom computers, individually complete USATest Prep Red Dot Assignments Group 2:  Work on EOC flashcards using EOC Milestone packet and survival guides
October 7

Brit Lit Week 10: October 8-12

 

Resume Resources:

Resume Help

https://resumecompanion.com/resume-examples/high-school-student-resume-sample/

Resume Template-High School-2ictc1q

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #8
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 19 (delayed start)
  3. Journal quick writes- none this week

 

Monday:  

  • MUG 8A

LG:  Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.(W4)

  • Assess knowledge of resume writing with pre-test
  • Review answers
  • Mini-lesson on resume writing guidelines using PPT and guided notes
  • Prewrite/brainstorm resume ideas using graphic organizer

 

Tuesday:   working in 202

LG:  Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.(W4)

  • Draft resume on computer
  • Peer/edit with rubric
  • Submit final draft for grading
  • If time permits, read independent novel

 

Wednesday:

 PSAT Schedule/Senior Summit No class

 

 

Thursday: Early Release Day Schedule 45 minute class    .

  • MUG 8B
  • Standard Deviants Intro to Macbeth Modules 9  and KWL collaborative discussion and chart

 

Friday:  (substitute)

  • Vocab Unit 19 Intro words 1-6 and complete corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions

Brit Lit author/novel studies:

  • Students will independently read, annotate and summarize Brit Lit novel of choice