Brit Lit week at a glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Brave New World

Monday, 12/3 – Tuesday, 12/4:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World
  • Complete study guide as we read and track quotes for essay

Wednesday, 12/5:

  • Propaganda in Advertising PowerPoint + Student Notes
  • Analyze ads from magazines to identify propaganda in advertising
  • Making connections with the text and themes, via BNW department activity
  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW, completing study guide and tracking quotes for essay
  • Lesson Learning Goals: Analyze the media’s impact  in the use of propaganda to persuade an audience. Making connections, analyze Huxley’s use of propaganda in Brave New World. (ELAGSE12LS2ELAGSE12RL2ELAGSE12RL4)

Thursday, 12/6-Friday, 12/7:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World
  • Complete study guide as we read and track quotes for essay
  • Unit Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)

USH Week at a Glance….EOC IS COMING!!!!

WEEK OF NOV. 26TH – UNITED STATES HISTORY

Important Dates

Thursday is Modern America Unit Test

EOC is December 5th and 6th (visit the EOC section on my blog) – The dates and testing locations are old but the INFORMATION is the SAME!!! (notes etc. – there is a video power point if you would like to hear notes)

in the EOC section there is “practice” tests as well as an answer key.  Outlines / power points of review is also located there.  You have an usatestprep account, USE IT!!!

 

Outside of Class Review opportunities:

Mr. Lisco’s room (308)

Morning’s 7:15-8:15 and after school 3:35-4:35

11/27:  Domain 1

11/28:  Domain 2

11/29:  Domain 3

11/30:  Domain 4

12/3:  Domain 5

12/4:  Overview of Domains 1-5

Monday

  1. WU8
  2. Discuss
  3. Colonization – Constitution Review Notes
    1. Colonization – Constitution reteach-1pc1k60

Tuesday

  1. preview test
  2. modern america cartoons

Wednesday

  1. review study guide
  2. Q&A for Modern America

Thursday

  1. Modern America Test
  2. EOC vocab 1

Friday

  1. EOC review
  2. EOC vocab 2

Brit Lit weekly Glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Research Rewrites are due on Friday, 11/30
  • In class activities with our study of Brave New World

Monday, 11/26 – Thursday, 11/29:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World
  • Complete study guide as we read

Friday, 11/30:

  • In computer lab –  research rewrites – due today
  • Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)

USH Before Turkey Day

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12, 2018: UNITED STATES HISTORY

Important Dates

Nov. 16th:  Vocab Quiz

Nov. 29th:  Unit Test

Nov. 26:  Grade Forgiveness DUE!!!

Monday 11/12

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Civil Rights
    1. Civil Rights-1fo4e2q
  4. Actv: pg. 703 (1-3, 5-6, 9-14)  aka Ch. 25 assessment

Tuesday 11/13

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Nixon
    1. Nixon-2m3lpif
  4. Actv:  Nixon, Ford, Carter Note chart
    1. nixon ford carter note chart-ypgvur

Wednesday 11/14

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  1970’s
    1. 1970’s-2bih82r

Thursday 11/15

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. Notes:  Reagan – Gulf War
    1. 80’s-90’s-11n6mtp

Friday 11/16

  1. 10 min review
  2. Modern America Vocab Quiz
  3. Grade Forgiveness (up to 70% on missing work) see above
  4. Notes:  Clinton – W. Bush
    1. Present Day America-1trc662
  5. History of Thanksgiving Video

Brit Lit Week before Turkey Break

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Brave New World

Monday, 11/12:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World

Tuesday, 11/13:

  • Discuss Satire with examples and activities
  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World

Wednesday, 11/14:

  • Continue reading/analyzing Brave New World

Thursday, 11/15-Friday, 11/16:

  • In computer lab for BNW activity and research rewrites
  • Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)

USH Week at a glance

WEEK OF NOV. 5, 2018 / UNITED STATES HISTORY

Important Dates

Touchstone 4:  11/9

vocab quiz:  11/16

Unit Test 11/29

here is the unit vocab and visual vocab

MA voc 1-2 & VV-qabwb2

 

Monday 11/5

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Cold War
    1. cold war-1oxdpvf
  4. people chart
    1. 1-20 due today
    2. 21-40 due Wednesday upon arival
      1. people chart:

Tuesday 11/6

Election Day / No school

Wednesday 11/7

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Cold War Conflicts
    1. Cold War Conflicts-v9lu8e
  4. visual vocab – due today (see top of this section for list of terms)
  5. America Story of Us

Thursday 11/8

  1. WU
  2. discuss
  3. notes:  Cold War Conflicts
  4. Dear America, Letters Home from Vietnam
  5. timeline activity

Friday 11/9

  1. Notes:  Kennedy and Johnson
    1. Kennedy and Johnson-1eyi4ly
  2. Lab:  Touchstone 4 (Emerging as a World Power) – this will be the LAST one!!! take advantage of it
  3. usatestprep activity

Brit Lit Weekly Glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • In class activities with our study of Brave New World

Monday, 11/5:

  • Introductory activities for our reading and analysis of Huxley’s Brave New World
  • Complete/discuss Anticipation Guide
  • Introductory PowerPoints: Satire and BNW

Tuesday, 11/6: No school for students

  • Teacher professional learning day

Wednesday, 11/7:

  • Finish intro PowerPoints
  • Discuss Satire with examples
  • Begin reading/analyzing BNW

Thursday, 11/8-Friday, 11/9:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW
  • Learning Goals: Brave New World: Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting the literature. Evaluate Huxley’s futuristic community of England. Synthesize thoughts about individual freedoms and beliefs connecting to themes in the dystopian novel Brave New World. Evaluate Huxley’s message to the reader through the use of the literary element of satire. (ELAGSE12RL1, 2, 7, 10; ELAGSE12SL2; ELAGSE12RI7, 10)

Brit Weekly Glance

Deadline/Due Dates:

  • Test over The Tragedy of Macbeth on Tuesday, 10/30
  • Research paper due on Friday, 11/2

Monday, October 29th:

  • Continue reading/analyzing/viewing The Tragedy of Macbeth with completion of study guide
  • Gather textual evidence for Macbeth as tragic hero, archetypes, motifs and imagery as we read (quadrants)

Tuesday, October 30th:

  • Summative assessment over The Tragedy of Macbeth

Learning Goals: The Tragedy of Macbeth: Analyze the behaviors and values of the Elizabethan time period. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures to interpret the literature. Evaluate the community of Elizabethan England and compare/contrast with the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval communities. Analyze the historical connection to King James. Recognize and identify archetypes and motifs. Provide textual evidence for Macbeth as a tragic hero. (ELAGSE12RL1; ELAGSE12RL2;ELAGSE12RL3; ELAGSE12RL4; ELAGSE12RL5; ELAGSE12RL6)

Wednesday – Friday, 10/31-11/2:

  • In lab 113 – Students compose senior research papers and turn in on Friday, 11/2

Learning Goals and Standards: Compose research papers. ELAGSE11-12RI1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. ELAGSE11-12RI2: Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RI3: Analyze a complex set of ideas or sequence of events and explain how specific individuals, ideas, or events interact and develop over the course of the text.