Brit. Lit./Comp., Week 3, 8/19-8/23

Deadlines/Due Dates:

  • Beowulf Summative Assessment due on Thursday, 8/22 (after two lab days)
  • Thesis/Claim statements for research due on Wednesday, 9/4

Monday, 8/19:

  • Share Grendel’s perspective narratives
  • Read/analyze from Grendel
  • Discussion: How does your narrative compare to Grendel’s?
  • Continue reading/analyzing from Beowulf

Tuesday, 8/20:

  • Finish reading/analyzing from Beowulf
  • Go over summative assessment (lit analysis essay) and rubric

Wednesday-Thursday, 8/21-8/22:

  • In computer lab for summative assessment completion

Learning Goals:  Consider perspectives and how personal experiences create interpretations of events in a text. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: By the end of grade 12, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 11-12 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

Friday, 8/23:

  • Second Reading Day – novel for research
  • Independent Reading – LG’s for Research: Read/analyze to incorporate primary source quotes and begin to develop support for the argument for my paper. Identify evidence of literary techniques and structures as a basis for interpreting my research novel: CEI = Claim, Evidence, Interpretation. Standards: ELAGSE11-12RL2: Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE11-12RL10: Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, independently and proficiently.

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