September 20

American Lit Week 6: September 21-25

Student Weekly Checklist:

  • Lit Term Tuesday notes-work on Rhetorical device project
  • Rhetorical device Collaboration Choice Project- Wed. 9/23
  • EO CEI- Thursday 9/24
  • “Inch by Inch” speech analysis-Friday 9/25
  • Independent reading book -Continue to read

All handouts are in our Office 365 Class Notebook:

American Lit Class Notebook

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Rhetorical devices project

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Gain understanding of Colonial/Puritan literary time period and understand and use figurative language

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 3A (class notebook CNB-MUG section)
  • Continue reading and analyzing The interesting Narrative of the Life of OE (PDF handout in our CBN/Assignment/OE) analyzing diction and pathos in persuasion with CEI paragraph formative assessment. (directions on same page in CNB-download word document)

Independent Work Session

  • Lit Term Tuesday-work on Rhetorical device Project-due tomorrow end of day
  • Work on CEI

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

  • Finish Rhetorical device Project-due end of day (
  • Finish OE CEI due tomorrow end of day to CTLS

 

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • Background to Henry’s Speech
  • Whole group Guided Practice: Under document camera, close read Patrick Henry’s speech to Virginia Convention annotating rhetorical devices/figurative language/appeals together. Print out document if possible, if not annotate in CNB (CNB/handouts/Give me Liberty)

Independent Work Session

  • Submit CEI to CTLS with claim highlighted pink, textual evidence with citation yellow and interpretation/analysis gray)

 

 FRIDAY

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)

CTLS Live Session

  • Review Rhetorical Devices with PPT (CNB/Handout/Review)
  • Formative assessment: Individually analyze rhetorical devices using modern day speech:  Al Pacino’s “Inch by Inch” speech from the film Any Given Sunday (CNB/Quiz/Any Given Sunday)

Independent Work Session

  • Read your independent choice novel and enjoy FALL BREAK!
September 20

World Lit Week 6: September 21-25

Gilgamesh Statue

Student Weekly Check List

  • Non-fiction “Gilgamesh” reading assignment- Wed. 9/23
  • Gilgamesh Battle with Humbaba- Friday 9/25

 

**All handouts are in your Office 365 Class Notebook (CBN)  Class notebook Link

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Students will collaborate with peers to create a definition and illustration of an ideal hero to discuss with class

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Finish

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews.

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Caught Ya Grammar #1 (CNB/Grammar)
  • Intro Gilgamesh with Crash Course #26
  • Complete close reading of NF Article “The Epic of Gilgamesh: What is this story about anyway?“ with questions (reading grade) (CBN/assignments)

Independent Work Session

  • Finish NF article and questions

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews

CTLS Live Session

  • Grammar: Caught Ya Grammar #2 (CNB/Grammar)
  • Review NF article from Tuesday
  • Read Gilgamesh and the Battle of Humbaba paraphrased version (CBN/assignments) and the Interactive Reading version answering reading questions in the margin.

Independent Work Session

  • Continue to work on your Gilgamesh reading assignment

FRIDAY

LG: Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast heroes of the ancient Sumerians and Hebrews

CTLS Live Session

  • Finish Gilgamesh assignments and submit for grade
  • Listen Hebrew giant-killing story
  • Compare and contrast the two with graphic organizer in (CNB/handouts)
  • Closer: Review Gilgamesh with student created film rendition

Independent Work Session

READ independent book choice and Happy Fall break

September 13

American Lit Week 5: September 14-18

Puritan/Colonial Lit

Student Weekly Checklist:
  • Lit Term Tuesday notes – catchup #1-3 due Tuesday 9/15
  • Figurative Language Visual Vocab- Tuesday 9/15
  • Rhetorical device Collaboration Choice Project-
  • Independent reading book -Continue to read-TBD

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): Gain understanding of Colonial/Puritan literary time period and understand and use figurative language

CTLS Live Session

  • Continue Intro Puritan/Colonial time period with PPT slide
  • Read and analyze “To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Bradstreet (CNB/handout/poetry)
  • Work Session: Figurative Language Visual Vocab (CNB/Assignments/Figurative Language)

Independent Work Session

  • Work on Figurative langue Visual Vocab

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Gain understanding of Colonial/Puritan literary time period and understand and use figurative language

CTLS Live Session

  • Kahoot Figurative language Review

Independent Work Session

  • Finish journal entry
  • Lit Term Catch up- CNB/Lit Terms watch the video and take notes Lit Term Tuesday
  • Finish Figurative langue Visual Vocab for a grade

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

 

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LGAnalyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure and rhetoric an author uses in his argument in seminal U.S. texts (RI4-6,8)

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 2B (from last week)
  • Introduce Rational/Colonial time period with PDF/PPT
  • Pretest on figurative language and rhetorical devices Microsoft Forms (CNB/Quiz/Rhetorical Devices)
  • Collaborating as a class, create QHT chart of rhetorical Devices (CNB/Handouts/QHT)
  • Rhetorical Devices collaboration choice projects- planning and doing

Independent Work Session

  • Work on your rhetorical device project

 

FRIDAY

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)

CTLS Live Session

Independent Work Session

  • Read your independent choice novel
September 13

World Lit Week 5: Sept. 14-18

 

Weekly Checklist:

  • NoRedInk Diagnostic & Practice- NOW
  • Trickster Analysis GO (in CNB) -Monday 9/14
  • Trickster Vocab (CNB)- Tuesday 9/15
  • Trickster Narrative Summative Assessment Part 1 – (read and analyze) Tuesday 9/15 in CNB
  • Trickster Narrative Summative Assessment Part 2- Write the beginning of a trickster tale- Friday 9/18 in CNB

MONDAY:   

Learning Goal(s): 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)

CTLS Live Session

  • Finish View Odysseus and the Cyclops if needed
  • Complete literary analysis graphic organizer in CNB
  • Building Vocabulary: Complete assigned Trickster vocab words in CNB/Collaboration/Vocab

Independent Work Session

  • Finish all trickster analysis charts in CBN for a grade
  • Be sure NoRedInk assignments are complete
  • Finish Trickster vocab.

 

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):; Demonstrate understanding of trickster archetype and narrative elements

CTLS Live Session

Trickster Narrative Assessment Part 1 (CNB/Quiz/Trickster Assessments Part 1)

Independent Work Session

Finish assessment

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

  • Work on narrative

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Demonstrate understanding of trickster archetype and narrative elements

CTLS Live Session

  • Trickster Narrative Assessment Part 2 (CNB/Quiz/Trickster Assessments Part 1)

 

Independent Work Session

  • Read

 

FRIDAY

LG: Demonstrate understanding of trickster archetype and narrative elements

CTLS Live Session

  • Finish Trickster Assessment Part 2
  • Fix it Friday Work session

Independent Work Session

  • Finish any missing or late assignments
  • READ independent book choice
September 6

World Lit Week 4: September 7-11

 

Student To Do List:

  • NoRedInk Diagnostic -Tuesday 9/8
  • NoRedInk Caps in Quotes-Thursday 9/10
  • Independent reading Padlet Friday 9/11
  • Trickster Analysis GO (in CNB) -Monday 9/14

MONDAY:   HOLIDAY

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s): 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)

CTLS Live Session

  • Continue reading and analyzing Trickster archetype in tales from various cultures “Hermes the Cattle Thief” (Ancient Greek) CNB/handouts/Hermes
    • View Crash Course #21
    • Read tale together
    • Complete literary analysis graphic organizer in CNB
  • Join NoRedInk with this one-time link: and take diagnostic

Independent Work Session

  • Finish NoRedink Diagnostic

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

  • Finish NoRedInk Diagnostic

**I am available to help 1-3:30 today if you need assistance.  Email or Remind text me to schedule a help session.

 

THURSDAY

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)

CTLS Live Session

  • Continue reading and analyzing Trickster archetype in tales from various cultures Native American tales CNB/handouts/Native American
    • View Crash Course #22
    • Read the trickster tale “Coyote and the Origin of Death” a Caddo Tale
    • Complete literary analysis graphic organizer in CNB
  • NoRedInk Caps in Quotes Practice

Independent Work Session

  • Finish NoRedInk practice
  • Read

 

FRIDAY

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)

CTLS Live Session

  • Book check-Padlet Introduction
  • Continue reading and analyzing Trickster archetype in tales from various cultures “Odysseus and Cyclops” (Ancient Greek) CNB/handouts/Odysseus
    • Discuss “Can a trickster be a hero?”
    • View Odysseus and the Cyclops
    • Complete literary analysis graphic organizer in CNB

Independent Work Session

  • Finish any missing or late assignments
  • READ
September 6

American Lit Week 4: September 7-11

Student Weekly Checklist:

  • Lit Term Tuesday notes #3- Tuesday 9/8
  • Personal Narrative- Thursday 9/10
  • Intro Independent reading book in Padlet -Friday 9/11
  • Figurative Language Visual Vocab- Tuesday 9/15

 

MONDAY:   Holiday

TUESDAY:

Learning Goal(s):  Write a personal narrative using first POV, details, and dialogue 

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 2A (class notebook CNB-MUG section)
  • Work session Personal Narrative or Myth-share with me, so we can have a writing conference/digital chat on your paper as you write.

Independent Work Session

  • Lit Term Tuesday #3 -In your class notebook, watch the video and take notes Lit Term Tuesday
  • Work on narrative

 

WEDNESDAY

Independent workday and sessions as needed

  • Work on personal narrative and read

 

**I am available 1-3:30 if you need help!  Email or Remind me to set up a help session.

 

THURSDAY

LG: Revise and edit personal narrative

CTLS Live Session

  • MUG 2B
  • Mini lesson on punctuating dialogue  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWSfn9oPnJg

    and Kahoot

  • Using the checklist, revise and edit your narrative
  • Highlight dialogue yellow / highlight imagery & figurative language gray

Independent Work Session

  • Submit personal narrative to CTLS

 

 

FRIDAY

LG: Gain understanding of Colonial/Puritan literary time period and understand and use figurative language

CTLS Live Session

  • Book check-Padlet Introduction
  • Intro Puritan/Colonial time period with PPT slide
  • Read and analyze “To My Dear and Loving Husband” by Bradstreet (CNB/handout/poetry)
  • Introduce Figurative Language Visual Vocab (CNB/Assignments/Figurative Language)

Independent Work Session

  • Read your independent choice novel