July 31

World Lit Week 1: August 1-9

 

 

 

 

Welcome  to World Lit!

Planning your Week:

  • Flipgrid Intro- Wed. 8/7
  • Nametag – Present Thursday 8/8
  • Where I am From” Poem- Thursday 8/15

*Additional handout links in our “Class Notebook” in 365

Thursday:

Learning Goal(s): Reflect on personal qualities and characteristics; meet your new World Lit community; understand class policies and procedures

Introduction Activities

  • Welcome with word wall
  • Intro to world lit with A/V clip of works to be studied
  • Syllabus   World syllabus & Course Intro/Policies and procedures quickly
  • Discuss “Class Optimal Learning Environment” adding ideas to clothesline display
  • Organize binders and composition books; inventory supply needs with supply list
  • Student Profile sheets
  • Intro Simile Slam Nametag with YouTube video clip (2 min)  & direction handout–due Wednesday
  • TRSS forms while you are writing

HW:  Work on nametag, Forms signed/purchase supplies

 

Friday:

Learning Goal(s): Reflect on personal qualities and characteristics; compose CEI paragraph using pathos appeal (W1)

Collect syllabi and profile sheets

Purchase vocab books if needed

Mini lesson Pathos/logos/ethos appeal with:  “How to Identify Logos, Ethos, Pathos” A/V clip and PPT completing “Art of Persuasion” sketch notes- add to Survival guide

Intro baseline timed writing with editorial on Robert Smalls: “Slave, Warrior, Hero” Scope 1/14/13 ed.-(Analysis pathos appeal and organization of evidence)

Baseline writing timed essay heroes:  “Who should be hailed as a hero Highlight or underline thesis statement.  Circle use of Pathos appeal.

Time to work on nametag

HW:  Work on nametag, Forms signed/purchase supplies

 

Monday 

Collect syllabi and profile sheets

Vocab for Success review of last year’s vocab words -formative assessment

LG: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a trickster tales (RL6)

Introduce archetypes with PPT and guided student notes

Intro the Trickster archetypes with Crash Course “Tricksters: An intro World Mythology #20” (10:10 minutes)

Time to work on nametag

HW:  Work on nametag, Forms signed/purchase supplies

 

Tuesday  

If needed, finish trickster notes from yesterday

Intro Independent Reading Assignment with PPT and peer interview

Explore books in classroom library

If time permits, begin introducing Trickster with My Lucky Day by Kasza read aloud and with PPT notes

Last 30 minutes:

Office 365 Refresher and Flipgrid Lesson with Ms. Herlihy, TTIS  Flip Code: 14a2f5c7

HW:  Work on nametag, finish your flipgrid intro 

 

Wednesday Lab 421

RI formative assessment

Work on Nametag and/or research book titles on your Lexile

HW:  Finish nametags and be prepared for presentations tomorrow

 

Thursday

Present nametags (SL & Writing)

LG: Read and analyze trickster tales from different cultures answering “How is the culture reflected in the tale?  What was the purpose of the tale?”  (RL1-2, 3-6)

  • Discuss and define “culture” with PPT and “Where I am From” assignment
  • Annotate and analyze poem together as a class
  • Begin prewriting activities

HW:  Work on poem

 

Friday

  • Journal Trickster #1: What lessons do you remember learning as a child? (Use your table manners, chew with your mouth closed, don’t run with scissors, etc.)
  • Intro PPT Discuss and take guided notes on characteristic of a trickster
  • Begin reading and analyzing Trickster motif in tales from various cultures  using literary analysis graphic organizer to help students organize thoughts and evidence
  • My Lucky Day by K. Kasza (modern)
  • Numskull and the Rabbit text pp 182-186; (Ancient India) with intro PPT
  • “Hermes the Cattle Thief” (trickster god Ancient Greek) handout https://www.vidoevo.com/video/dWRqMUZScWuRpZUMyVEk/hermes-and-loki-and-tricksters-part-2-crash-course-world-mythology-21

HW:  Work on poem

July 31

American Lit Week 1: August 1-9

WELCOME to AMERICAN LIT!

*Additional links to handouts in our “Class Notebook” in 365

Planning your Week:

  • 6 Word Memoir- Friday 8/2
  • American Dream Project- Friday 8/9

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. Journal quick writes

 

Thursday:  

Learning Goal(s): Reflect on personal goals and dreams; meet your new American Lit community; understand class policies and procedures

Introduction Activities

  • Welcome with word wall
  • Syllabus AM Lit syllabus & Course Intro/Policies and procedures quickly
  • Hemingway 6 word Memoir assignment PPT/handout- due tomorrow
  • Grammar formative assessment
  • Organize binders and composition books; inventory supply needs with supply list
  • Student Profile sheets
  • Individually then collaboratively define the American Dream and  Intro “American Dream” assignment w/ Dream PPT
  • TRSS forms while you are writing

HW:  Finish 6 Word Memoir, Forms signed/purchase supplies/ bring in materials for “Dream” Visual-due Friday / bring in 2 composition books ASAP

 

Friday:

  • Present 6 word Memoir
  • Collect signed syllabus/profile sheet/vocab book money
  • Lit Term pre-assessment
  • Work on Dream assignment
  • Informational text reading and discussion “Was the American Dream just a dream?” (handout)

HW:  Forms signed/purchase supplies/ bring in materials for “Dream” Visual-due Friday / bring in 2 composition books ASAP

 

Monday: ipads

  • Collect signed syllabus/profile sheet/vocab book money
  • Self-review Lit term pre-test highlighting words correct

Gatsby Intro Activities:

LG:  Conduct short research project (W7)

  • Intro quick Research Project of 1920s: Political-Fashion-Economical-Cultural-students will research internet for quick facts from chosen area and write findings on Class notebook collaboration page [computers, iPad, smart phones]
  • Unpack Great Gatsby Summative Assessment argument essay “How does Fitzgerald portray the corruption of the American Dream?” using unpacking graphic organizer

HW:  Forms signed/purchase supplies/American Dream Project

 

Tuesday:   ipads

First 30 minutes:

  • Office 365 Refresher and Flipgrid Lesson with Ms. Herlihy, TTIS    Flip Code: zgstvd6
  • 15 minutes to work on American Dream project

Continue Gatsby Intro Activities:

HW:  Forms signed/purchase supplies/American Dream Project

 

Wednesday:     

  • Set up Journal/Mug Composition Notebook (tabs) if students have them
  • MUG 1A

LGAnalyze elements of theme, language and style, character development, point of view, irony, symbolism, and structure in the novel Great Gatsby. (RL1-6).

  • Concrete and abstract mini lesson PPT and Wealth PPT and (handout)
  • Review summative assessment of argument essay “Does wealth corrupt?” and finding textual evidence for support with graphic organizer

HW:  Forms signed/purchase supplies/American Dream Project

 

Thursday: 

Mug 1B

LGAnalyze elements of theme, language and style, character development, point of view, irony, symbolism, and structure in the novel Great Gatsby. (RL1-6).

  • Popsicles stick character lotto- select character for extended analysis
  • Read and analyze The Great Gatsby looking for supportive textual evidence for the corruption of wealth and character analysis using graphic organizer  Audio Book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFGLXF1M4K4

HW:  Forms signed/purchase supplies/American Dream Project

 

Friday: 

Present American Dream Poster (LS grade)

USA TestPrep EOC Full length Benchmark Baseline Assessment (direction)

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