10th World Literature/Composition

WL November 13-17, 2017

Reminders:
– JC Packet due Monday
– Research Project due Friday November 17th by 3:30
– 5 FAQ questions due Tuesday 11/14 – 10 point Writing
– Novel Projects due Tuesday after Thanksgiving Break: 11/28  Independent Reading Projects-1vnv172

Monday, Nov 13
1.) Turn in Julius Caesar packet
a. Study Guide
b. Character Map
c. Character Chart
d. Double article analysis

2.) Intro to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
a. Power Point with Fill in notes

AMND and Shakespeare intro-258r5ad

AMND and Shakespeare fill in notes-1ia4ttc

b. Start reading Act I
c. Guided reading ?s  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act questions blank-1w3bylm

3.) Audio on YouTube   Link to youtube audio for A Midsummer Night’s Dream-24ppgh6
Homework: Google search your topic. Create 5 FAQ questions based on what you find and 1 question that asks how your topic has affected modern culture or the literature. Total 6 questions.

Tuesday – Thursday
1.) FAQ Research – LAB 516
2.) FAQ due Friday before leaving school
Homework: Work on FAQ project as needed. DUE – Friday before leaving…NO EXCEPTIONS

Friday
1.) Continue reading AMND
2.) Audio
3.) Guided Reading questions

 

 





World Lit

Reminders:

Monday, 11/6
Warm-up: Vocab unit 4 practice.

Work:
1. Article; analyze this
2. Act III, scene i: Plan props, stage directions, assign roles, practice group stage performances for Thursday 10/9.

Closer: Plan which tasks each group member has for homework to prepare for stage performances.

Homework: Prepare for stage performances Th 10/9.

Tuesday, 11/7
Election Day – No school for students.

Wednesday, 11/8
Warm-up: JC Act III, scene ii reading quiz.

Work:
1. Discuss act III, scene ii.
2. Watch video of Brutus’ speech.
3. Read act III, scene iii.

Closer: Discuss ending point of the play.

Homework: Act III, scene ii Read; Prepare for stage performance

Thursday, 11/9
Warm-up: Vocabulary unit 4 quiz.

Work:
1. Prepare for stage performances with group members.
2. Perform act III, scene i. Focus on stage directions, dramatization, voice inflection, audience engagement.
3. Use rubrics to score.

Closer: Begin reading act III, scene ii. Finish for homework.

Friday, 11/10
Warm-up: Watch clips from Julius Caesar movie.
Work:
1. Theme analysis writing
Closer: Tragedy vs. Comedy prezi with notes.

Homework: Julius Caesar packet due Monday 11/13 (study guide responses, characterization chart, character map, article analysis).




World Lit Plans for October 30 – November 3 

Monday, Oct 30

Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 4

Work:

  1. Julius Caesar Act I, scene iii reading quiz
  2. Exposition Activity
  3. Discuss exposition of the play
  4. Characterization chart: categorize characters, cite textual evidence, identify relationships

Closer: Begin filling in study guide to first 3 scenes.

 

Tuesday, Oct 31

Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 4

Work:

  1. “Click Clack the Rattle Bag” short story  https://youtu.be/imLja6Emezo
  2. English Throw Down writing exercise:  The Clock Struck Midnight…
  3. Shakespearean Insults Video  https://youtu.be/vdCjKH5IKJ8

Closer: Insult your friends!

 

Wednesday, Nov 1

Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 4

Work:

  1. Julius Caesar: What’s in a Name? activity
  2. Assign characters; read act II, scene i
  3. Discuss opening scene.

Closer: Watch video of Act II, scene i. Discuss adaptations.

 

Thursday, Nov 2

Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 4

Work:

  1. Work on characterization charts/study guide
  2. Act out act II, scene ii
  3. Discuss scene.

Closer: Work on character charts and study guide.

 

Friday, Nov 3

Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 4

Work:

  1. Read act II, scene iii & iv
  2. Discuss entire act and point out character development.
  3. Make predictions.

Closer: Character map for act I.

 





October 23-27, 2017

Reminders:

  1. The Bert Show’s Big Thank You Letter due Wednesday
  2. Euridice Performance Extra Credit Opportunity
  3. Elizabethan Shakespeare Project Presentations due Friday LifeinElizabethanEngland-29ekcpr
  4. Credible sites for help:

Works Cited Page with Example

Monday 10/23:

***Finish Dante Projects and Presentations***

Warmup: Introductory videos to Shakespeare unit
1. Introduce Elizabethan England assignment (groups of 2)
2. Globe Theater Prezi
3. Start crafting globe theaters
Closer: Finish globe theaters.

Tuesday 10/24:
Warmup: Review Elizabethan England speech expectations
1. Choose a topic to research in partner groups
2. Computer Lab: Begin research
3. Create a PPT/GSlides/Prezi to present your findings
Closer: Decide what each group member needs to do for homework to prepare for speeches. (Speeches on Friday, 10/27)

Speech Expectations: Technological Aspect (PPT, Google Slides, Prezi, etc.), CAN use notecards, but should not look at them constantly–being graded on eye contact, composure, preparedness, etc.

Wednesday 10/25:
Warmup: Tone PPT with participatory activity
1. Introductory lecture to Julius Caesar
2. Assign characters; read aloud act I, scene i
Closer: Discuss opening scene.

Thursday 10/26:
Warmup: Characterization Prezi
1. Read Act I, scene ii as a class
2. Complete character chart for Julius Caesar (thus far); cite textual evidence to support
Closer: Prepare speeches for tomorrow’s class.

Friday 10/27:

  1. Elizabethan Life Research Presentations

 

 





World Literature Plans for October 16-20

Reminders:

  • Group Levels of Hell Project due Friday for Presentation
  • Wednesday morning is make up day for test and quizzes.

Monday, Oct 16th

  1. CEI Lesson for Timed Writing Assignment – Half Class
  2. Put class into groups for Dante Project
  3. Group Time for Project – Last Half of Class

 

Tuesday, Oct 17th

  1. Timed Writing Assignment – Half Class
  2. Group Time – Last Half of Class

 

Wednesday, Oct 18th

  1. Full Day Group Time for Dante Project

 

Thursday, Oct 19th

  1. Present Projects that are ready

 

Friday, Oct 20th

  1. All projects due today and ready to present

 




Reminders:

Monday, Oct 9

  1. Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz
  2. Independent Reading (15 mins)
  3. Go over Canto 33
  4. Read Canto 34 and work on questions  Canto 33_34 reading questions-19evxhj
  5. Quiz over Canto 33,34 Tuesday

 

Tuesday, Oct 10

  1. Vocab, Unit 4 (1-5) terms
  2. Independent Reading (15 mins)
  3. Quiz Cantos 33,34
  4. Give Study Guide for Test
  5. Dante – Study Guide Part 1-17ened9
  6. Dante – Study Guide part 2-17exvgl

 

Wednesday, Oct 11

  1. PSAT – 2ND BLOCK – NO CLASS
    1. FULL CLASS 4TH BLOCK
    2. Work on Study Guide

 

Thursday, Oct 12

  1. Early Release
  2. All class work on Study Guide
  3. Test Friday

 

Friday, Oct 13

  1. Dante Test
  2. Read Novel
  3. Put class in Groups for Project if time permits
    1. Brainstorm time for groups




World Literature Plans / October 2-6, 2017

Reminders for the Week
– You must have a new Independent Novel to read by Wednesday 10/4
– **Dante’s Inferno Quiz over Cantos 1&3 and Intro notes Tuesday
– **Vocabulary Quiz, Unit 3, Monday 10/9  unit 3 level E words-1q8ygit

 

Image result for dante's inferno

Monday, Oct. 2nd
1. Vocabulary – Unit 3, Go over terms 11-20
2. Check for Canto 3
3. Apostrophes Introduction with Power Point
4. Review Canto 1 and 3 information – Quiz tomorrow over Cantos 1&3
5. Study Guide for Cantos 1&3 and Intro Notes   study-guide-for-intro-notes-and-canto-i-and-iii

6. Read “A Modern Pope Gets Old School on the Devil”  A modern pope gets old school on the Devil
a. Analyze This  Analyze This

Homework:
a.) Cantos 1&3 Quiz tomorrow
b.) Analyze This due end of class tomorrow – annotated text and answers
c.) Independent Novel must be in hand Wednesday

Tuesday, Oct. 3rd
1. PSAT #3 – Try It (1-10)  9 LP 3 apostrophes-23w8qh0
2. Vocab – Unit 3 “Choosing the Right Word”
3. QUIZ – Canto 1&3 today {3 Strike Quiz Opportunity??}
4. Start reading Canto V
a. Guided reading questions  canto-5
5. Analyze This “A Modern Pope…”

Homework: Independent Novel must be in hand tomorrow

Wednesday, Oct 4th
1. Independent Novel reading – 15 mins
2. Vocab – Unit 3 “Synonyms and Antonyms”
3. PSAT – (11-14)
4. PSAT review for quiz tomorrow
5. Go over Canto 1,3 Quiz and hand back quiz copy

6. Go over Canto V

Homework: PSAT Quiz “Apostrophes” tomorrow

Thursday, Oct 5th
1. Independent novel reading – 15 mins
2. Vocabulary – Unit 3 “Completing the Sentence”
3. PSAT QUIZ “Apostrophes”
4. Canto 5 Reading Check
5. Start reading and working on Canto 33 and reading questions
a. Class copy of Canto 33  canto-33-text
b. Questions due tomorrow  Canto 33_34 reading questions-19evxhj

Homework:
a.) Canto 33 Questions due tomorrow
b.) Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz tomorrow

Friday, Oct 6th

  1. Lab 816 (USA TESTprep) PSAT –
  2. Pep Rally
  3. Start reading Canto 34
  4. Read your Independent Novel

Homework: Canto 34 questions due Monday

 

 




World Literature / September 13-19

Reminders:

  • Independent Novel Project due September 20th
  • Vocabulary quiz Tuesday

Monday, Sept. 18th

  • **Lab 816 to work on Independent Novel Projects**

Tuesday, Sept. 19th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Vocabulay – Quiz for Unit 2 today
  2. Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  3. Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno(in World Lit textbook) and answering reading guide questions

Wednesday, Sept. 20th

  1. Start Independent Novel Presentations

Thursday, Sept. 21st

  1. Continue and finish Novel Presentations
  2. Begin Reading Canto 1 and answer guided reading questions

Friday, Sept. 22nd

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Complete reading of Canto I and Canto 3

Homework:  If you do not finish Canto 3 questions in class, they will be due for a grade when you return from the break. Use the read along power point for help.

 





Links for lab:

Circles of Hell:      http://danteworlds.laits.utexas.edu/indexi.html

Descriptions of Levels:    http://www.4degreez.com/misc/dante-inferno-information.html

Wednesday, Sept. 13th

  1. Vocabulary Unit 2 – Exercise 1 (Quiz Tuesday)
  2. Finish Troy video clips
    • Turn in compare/contrast chart (L/S)
  3. Read Independent Novel or work on project
    • Project due September 20th

Thursday, Sept. 14th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 Vocabulary Unit 2 – Exercise 2 (Quiz Tuesday)

  1. Introduce Allegory  https://youtu.be/29XBn3M6ZGs 

Homework:  Read Independent Novel

Friday, Sept. 15th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1.  Vocabulary Unit #2 – Exercise 3 (Quiz Tuesday)
  2. Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab 816:  
  3. Read novel when finished
    • Work on novel project
  4. Study Vocabulary
  5. Read Canto I

Homework:  Read Independent Novel

 





World Lit Plans / Sept 5 – Sept 8

Reminders:

  • Monday – HOLIDAY!!!!
  • Tuesday 9/5 – Books 22,24 Quiz
  • Thursday 9/7 – Iliad Unit Test
  • Independent Reading Novel Project #1 due September 20
  • Vocabulary Unit 2 – Power Point with Terms and Definitions

Monday, Sept 5th

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY

 

Tuesday, Sept 6th

  1. Vocabulary Unit 2 – terms 1-5
  2. Quiz review for Books 22,24
  3. Quiz Iliad Books 22,24
  4. Give out Study Guide for Iliad Unit Test  Iliad unit test Study Guide-1pldsmb
    • Begin working on Study Guide today
  5. Independent Reading novel

 

Wednesday, Sept 7th

  1. Vocab Unit 2 – terms 6-10
  2. Review for Iliad Unit Test – Test Tomorrow
    • White Board Review
  3. Independent Reading novel
    • Discuss projects

 

Thursday, Sept 8th

  1. Vocab Unit 2 – terms 11-15
  2. Iliad Unit Test
  3. Independent Reading novel
  4. View clips of Troy

 

Friday, Sept 9th

  1. Vocab Unit 2 – terms 16-20
  2. View Clips of Troy
  3. Independent Reading novel

 

 




World Literature Plans

August 28 – September 1

Reminders:

  • Have Vocabulary Book money by Friday September 1 – $12
  • Iliad Book 1 & 6 Quiz Tuesday
  • Iliad Book 22 & 24 Quiz Tuesday 9/5
  • Iliad Unit Test – Thursday 9/7
  • Vocabulary Unit 1 Quiz Thursday, 8/31  Unit 1 level E-1phv3p2

 

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech (ELAGSE9-10RI8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims of a text, asserting whether reasoning is valid and evidence is relevant and sufficient; ELAGSE9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

LG: Use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis (ELACC9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in a text; ELACC9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

 

Monday, Aug 28

  1. Independent Reading
  2. Vocab Unit 1 “Choosing the Right Word” pages 17,18
  3. Grammar – Prezi (commas, semicolons, colons, dashes
  4. Iliad, Book 6
    1. Complete reading, Bloom’s Questions, and go over as needed
    2. Handout Book 1&6 Quiz Study Guide  Book 1 & 6 quiz study guide-1yefat7
    3. Quiz Tuesday

Tuesday, Aug 29

  1. Vocab Unit 1 “Completing the Sentence”
  2. Grammar, Springboard pages 66, 68
  3. Quiz Iliad Book 1 & 6
  4. Rhetorical Devices exercise with Andromache Speech to Hector
  5. Start reading Book 22
    1. Bloom’s Based Questions
  6. Independent Reading

 

Wednesday, Aug 30

Early release day for students.

  1. Vocabulary “Synonyms and Antonyms”
  2. Grammar – Complete in class:  Springboard, pages 66, 68, 69, 70

homework:  

  • Vocabulary Unit 1 Quiz tomorrow.  Make sure you study synonyms and antonyms!!!
  • Finish Springboard pages if you didn’t in class.

Thursday, Aug 31

  1. Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz Today!!!
  2. Grammar Scenarios
  3. Read Book 22  BloomQsIliad Book22
    • Bloom’s Based Questions due tomorrow
  4. Group Character Sketch?? if time
  5. Handout out study guide for Books 22,24 Quiz
    • Quiz on Tuesday
  6. Independent Reading

Homework:  Finish #1 and #2 Grammar Scenarios.  5-6 sentences each.

Friday, September 1

  1. Turn in Grammar Scenario 1 & 2 with use of colon and semicolon highlighted.
  2. Grammar Scenarios – 3 & 4
  3. Go over Book 22
  4. Read Book 24  BloomQsIliadBook24
    • Bloom’s Questions due Tuesday
  5. Iliad Unit Study Guide – Iliad unit test Study Guide-1pldsmb
  6. Quiz Books 22, 24 – Tuesday
  7. Independent Reading

homework:  Finish reading Book 24 and Bloom’s Questions if you didn’t in class.  Due Tuesday

Next Week at a Glance:

  • Monday – Holiday!!!!
  • Tuesday – Go over any issues with Books: 1,6,22,24.
  • Tuesday – Quiz Book 22,24
  • Tuesday/Wednesday – Work on study Guide for Iliad Unit Test (test is Thursday).
  • Wednesday – Iliad Study Guide Review (white board review).
  • Thursday – Iliad Unit Test  Iliad unit test Study Guide-1pldsmb

 




World Literature:

August 21-25, 2017

Reminders:

  • Vocabulary money due by next Friday, September 1.
  • PSAT quiz #2 Friday = Fragments and Run-ons, Aug 25
  • Hero Narrative and 12 steps due Friday before you leave campus = typed, printed, and in MLA format
  • Vocabulary Power Point for Unit 1 – Unit 1 level E-1phnp4r

Monday, Aug 21

Solar Eclipse Day

  1. Extra Credit Opportunity:
    • Read S.Zaynab Kamoonpuri’s “A Special Solar Eclipse”
    • After watching our solar eclipse, compose your own poem about the solar eclipse.

*****Poem Criteria*****

  • Must be about Your solar eclipse experience.
  • 12 line minimum
  • Answer the following questions in your poem: What did you see?  What was going on around you?  Why was this experience important to you?
  • If you did not get a chance to see the eclipse then you must write a poem about your day today!!!

 

Tuesday, Aug 22

  1. Vocabulary Unit 1: Go over terms 1-10
    • Level E power point
  2. Review PSAT #2: Improve the Sentence (11-18)
    • Quiz Friday
  3. Hero Narrative Writing  Hero narrative Rubric and guidelines-20s6dvs

 

Wednesday, Aug 23

  1. Vocabulary Unit 1: Go over terms 11-15
  2. PSAT: Review any trouble spots with fragments and run-ons
    • Quiz Friday
  3. Hero Narrative Writing  Hero narrative Rubric and guidelines-20s6dvs
    • Continue writing your Hero Narrative
    • Lab day on Thursday
    • Due Friday

 

Thursday, Aug 24

  1. Vocab Unit 1: Go over terms 16-20
  2. PSAT Quiz Friday
  3. Finish writing and start typing your Hero Narrative
    • Brief MLA lesson
    • Walk students through MLA setup
    • Hero Narrative Due tomorrow before leaving school

 

Friday, Aug 25

  1. Turn in your Hero Narratives and 12 Step Journey before leaving school
  2. PSAT Quiz Today – Fragments and Run-ons
  3. Vocabulary Unit 1 Exercise “Choosing the Right Word”
  4. Read Book 6 from the Iliad
    • Bloom’s questions
    • Quiz Monday??
  5. Mini lesson: Rhetorical appeals




Week 3:  Aug 14-18

Reminders:

  • Hero or Bystander with Analyze This due Monday.
  • Have your Independent Reading novel with you every day.

4TH BLOCK SOLAR ECLIPSE PLANS!!!!

  • Parents of Mr. Kirkley’s 4th block students, in preparation for the solar eclipse that will occur next Monday I am sending home Cobb County’s permission form to be signed and returned ASAP.  Students will need to purchase their own special NASA approved glasses to view the eclipse.
  • Stores and sites:  Walmart, Best Buy, Lowes, ToyRUS,  Home Depot, Amazon
  • I am also attaching the links to Cobb County’s Safety Guidelines and the Parent Permission form if needed:  
  • Solar Eclipse Viewing Safety Guidelines-1d6xwtt
  • Solar Eclipse Permission Form-10op4st
Standards for this Week:
Reading – Learning Goal: Through reading and analysis, compare and contrast other cultures’ beliefs. ELAGSE10RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE10RL3: Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them. ELAGSE10RL6: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.
(ELAGSE9-10RI8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims of a text, asserting whether reasoning is valid and evidence is relevant and sufficient; ELAGSE9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

 Monday, Aug 14th

  1. 10 minutes of reading with independent novel
  2. Turn in Analyze This with “Hero or Bystander” article
  3. PSAT – Week 2
  4. Begin Literary Archetypes ppt. with notes:

Tuesday, Aug 15th

  1. Independent Reading – 10 mins
  2. PSAT Week #2
  3. Complete  Literary Archetypes ppt. as needed
  4. The Hero’s Journey video
  5. How did the Trojan War really start?
    • Read “The Judgement of Paris?” in Myths and Legends book. Page 47,48
    • Read “The Trojan War” page 49,50
  6. If time: Intro to Iliad Hero Intro

Wednesday, Aug 16th

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech

  1. PSAT Week #2
  2. Finish Intro Hero Iliad if needed
  3. Begin reading from the Iliad Book 1 pp. 363-373, complete Book 1 questions as you go

Formative/Summative Assessments: Responding to Bloom’s Level questions for Book 1 of Iliad

Thursday, Aug 17th

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech.

  1. SLO PRETEST – 2ND AND 4TH BLOCK LAB 113
  2. PSAT Week #2
  3. Complete Book 1 as needed
  4. Read Book 6 in class
    • Respond to Bloom’s based focus questions Book 6  BloomsQsBook6
  5. Mini lesson: Rhetorical appeals

Fridat, Aug 18th

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech.

  1. QUIZ – PSAT #2
  2. Go over Book 6
  3. Go over Andromache Rhetorical Appeals
  4. Assign Character Sketch activity Epic Hero Character Sketch.doc
  5. Work on Character Sketch
    • Continue Character Sketches Monday




WEEK2:

August 7 – 11

REMINDERS:

  1. PSAT QUIZ FRIDAY!!!
  • Power Points for review:

Pronouns-pnvptd

Subject_and_Object_Pronouns-zhcoii

Monday, Aug 7

  1. Grammar – Subj/Obj Pronoun, Week 1 (Discuss rules and complete 1-6 “Try It” section)
  2. Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart (if needed)
  3. Review Joseph Campbell’s Hero Cycle and what each step means
  4. Read How Siegfried Was Slain page 610
    • Hero Cycle with story as a class

Tuesday

  1. Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 7-10
  2. Read article “What makes a hero?”  What Makes a Hero – OpEd-15nzjbj
    • Discuss personal reactions and beliefs
    • Complete on notebook paper and label clearly: “Analyze This” as a class  Analyze This
    • Keep as template. DO NOT Write on handout
  3. Finish going over How Siegfried Was Slain as needed
  4. Start reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in blue Textbook
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss

Wednesday

  1. Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 11-16
  2. Assign Springboard textbooks and have students sign for them.
  3. Complete as needed:  The Song of Roland pages 610-618
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss
  4. Start The Lay of the Werewolf if time page 642

Thursday

  1. Grammar – Review with power points
    • Quiz tomorrow
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf p.642
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss

Friday

  1. Review PSAT
  2. Grammar Quiz:  Subject / Object Pronouns
  3. Finish as needed:  The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    • Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
  4. Analyze This:  Are You a Hero or Bystander
    • For a grade

 

 





July 31 – Aug 4

WEEK 1 / Planning your week:

Aug 1-5:  Bring back your signed syllabus, check TRSS forms

Aug 8-12:  Vocabulary money

Remind 101
Text to the number: 81010

In the text message:

2nd Period: @h89fe6
3rd Period: @3rdblockmy
4th Period: @f8gh8b

Remember to follow the directions after receiving the notification of joining.

 

Monday

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation. ELACCL9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

  1. Letter to Teacher
    • Who are you?
    • What do you bring to this class?
    • What do you bring to the world around you?
    • What drives you everyday to be you?
    • What are your likes, dislikes, pet peeves, etc?
    • ***What is the one thing that you would like to have happen by the end of this semester?
  2. TRSS forms
  3. Syllabus and class intro  Syllabus Reg Wld Lit Fall 2017-2243e9f
  4. World Lit Diagnostic Pretest
  5. Partner hero activity. With your partner, write down as many characteristics of a hero as you can come up with.

 

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

 

Tuesday

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation. ELACCL9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

  1. Finish Pretest as needed
  2. Collect syllabus/sign any TRSS forms
  3. Vocab money
  4. Mini-me Hero: Share your hero characteristics with another pair. Merge your characteristics. Create a visual to represent your group’s characteristics.
  5. Gallery walk to view all heroes. Place on bulletin board. Time permitting.

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

 

Wednesday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Vocab money
  3. View Matthew Winkler’s Hero Journey
  4. Answer close reading questions as class reads “The Sword and the Stone” pp. 82 (Myths and Legends book).  Close Reading Questions
  5. Plot Arthur’s hero journey with winklers-journey-with-blanks

 

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

 

Thursday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Complete annotation activity from Wednesday as needed
  4. Discuss Arthur’s hero journey answers from yesterday
  5. Talk about different types of heroes with similar hero journeys
  6. View video and complete Archetypal Hero Chart that shows the hero’s journey with specific examples from the video. For a grade  Archetypal Hero Video Chart

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

 

Friday

LG: Learn about the hero’s journey by viewing video ELACC.RL.9-10.7
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Vocab money
  3. Complete video and chart of the hero’s journey.  Archetypal Hero Video Chart

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle with the hero’s journey.

 

WEEK2:

August 7 – 11

REMINDERS:

Vocabulary – Vocabulary Money and signed Syllubus due ASAP

Monday

  1. Grammar – Subj/Obj Pronoun, Week 1 (Discuss rules and complete 1-6 “Try It” section)
  2. Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart (if needed)
  3. Review Joseph Campbell’s Hero Cycle and what each step means
  4. Read How Siegfried Was Slain page 610
    • Hero Cycle with story as a class
  5. Begin reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    • Hand out hero cycle template with notes and blanks
    • Find Hero Cycle in story (partners?)

Tuesday

  1. Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 7-10
  2. Read article “What makes a hero?”
    • Discuss personal reactions and beliefs
    • Complete “Analyze This” as a class
    • Keep as template. DO NOT Write on handout
  3. Reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss

Wednesday

  1. Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 11-16
  2. How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss

Thursday

  1. Grammar – #’s 17-20
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf p.642
    • Find Hero Cycle in story
    • Discuss

Friday

  1. Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    • Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
  3. If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem
  4. If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle
  5. Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar

 

 

 






World Literature

Reminders:

 




Monday

  1. Membean Quiz opens today at 5:45
  2. Background notes for LOTF with fill-in sheet
  3. Chapters 1-3 due tomorrow
  4. Quiz tomorrow for LOTF chapters 1-3
  5. Quiz Friday for LOTF chapters 4-7

Tuesday

  1. Membean Quiz closes at 5:45 tonight
  2. Take Quiz chapters 1-3
  3. LOTF Prezi – take brief notes
  4. Watch Opening Scenes from Lost – Episode 1
  5. Read Chapter 4-5 tonight

Wednesday

  1. Go over Ch. 4-5 ?s
  2. Watch Lost, Ep. 2
  3. Turn in Lost vs. LOTF chart
  4. Read Ch. 6-7

Thursday

  1. Go over Ch. 6-7 ?s
  2. Read and discuss “LOTF is still a blueprint for savagery”  lord-of-the-flies-is-still-a-blueprint-for-savagery
  3. Study for quiz

Friday

  1. Quiz Ch. 4-7
  2. Article: “What is the Age of Responsibility?”  what-is-the-age-of-responsibility

HOMEWORK:

 





Homework:  Have Lord of the Flies copy purchased and brought to class by Monday.

By Monday:  Read chapters 1&2 and guided reading questions.

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World Literature, May 1-5

Reminders:

  • Buy you Lord of the Flies copy by next week.
  • Chapters 6-9 of Night should be read by Wednesday
  • Test over Night is on Friday
  • Night copy from HHS is due on Friday as well.
  • All terms for Night are due on Friday before taking the test.

Monday, May 1

  1. Night – Chapter 5 Quiz
  2. Chapter 6 – terms, section reading, questions

 

Tuesday, May 2

  1. Go over section 6
  2. Continue watching The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  3. Night – Continue work on terms, reading, and questions for Sections 7, 8, 9

 

Wednesday, May 3

  1. Complete Sections 7, 8, 9
  2. Study Guide for Night exam  Night Study Guide Spring 2017-1xr2zzt
  3. Double article with Analyze This

 

Thursday, May 4

  1. Night Test Review
    1. Go over study guide
  2. Turn in Vocab Terms early if finished

 

Friday, May 5

  1. Night Test
  2. Night Vocab terms due
  3. Make sure you have your Night book with you to turn in.

 




World Literature

It would be a very good idea that you have the first 5 sections of Night read by Monday.

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World Lit Plans, April 24-28

Reminders:

  • Copy of printed and staple Research Project due at beginning of class Monday 24th
  • Membean Quiz starts today at 5:45 p.m.

Monday, April 24th

  1. Turn in research project with highlighted articles
  2. Membean Quiz opens today at 5:45
  3. Power Point Night Introduction  Night introduction
    1. Fill in notes  Night Notes fill in intro power point-1jjfh9l
  4. Handout Guided Reading Questions  Night Guided Reading Questions-24nsmfv
  5. Handout Night Vocabulary for sections  Night Vocab from sections-28xnp7h
  6. Start Reading Section 1
    1. Due tomorrow

Homework:

  • Read section 1
    • Vocabulary
    • Reading Questions
  • Take Membean Quiz

 

Tuesday, April 25th

  1. Membean Quiz window closes at 5:45 today
  2. Watch Oprah Winfrey episode with Elie Wiesel
  3. Discuss Section 1
  4. Read Section 2
    1. Vocabulary
    2. Reading Questions

Homework:  Read Section 2

 

Wednesday, April 26th

  1. Discuss Section 2
  2. Pass out Elie Wiesel Timeline activity
    1. Work on Elie Wiesel Timeline
  3. Read Section 3
    1. Vocabulary
    2. Reading Questions
  4. Bring in unused magazines, scissors, and glue for tomorrow’s Cattle Car activity

Homework: 

  • Read Section 3 / – Bring in magazines, scissors, glue

 

Thursday, April 27th

  1. Discuss Section 3
  2. Read “Cattle Car Complex” short story  Holocaust_Cattle_Car_Complex-224y1vg
  3. In groups of no more than 3, work on the Cattle Car Complex (No White Space Collage) activity.  No White Space Collage-zspipa
  4. Read Section 4
    1. Vocabulary
    2. Reading Questions

Homework:

  • Read Section 4

 

Friday, April 28th

  1. Discuss Section 4
  2. Finish and display Cattle Car Activity
  3. Read Section 5
    1. Vocabulary
    2. Reading Questions

 

 




World Lit Plans / Week of April 17-21

Reminders:

  • Schindler’s List Packet due Tuesday at start of class.  Leave nothing blank
  • FAQ Research Project due Friday/Monday when you finish
  • Have your copy of Elie Weisel’s Night if you are getting your own copy.

Monday, April 17

  1. Complete Schindler’s List as needed and turn in packet no later than start of class on Tuesday
  2. Discuss FAQ Research Project  FAQ Project for Spring 2017-1cwbbvn
  3. All components needed are posted on blog

Homework: 

Finish Schindler’s List Packet and turn in no later than class start tomorrow

5 questions from each group member due tomorrow for research project

Tuesday – Friday

  1. FAQ Lab 417

FAQ Project due Friday/Monday





World Lit, April 10-14

Reminders:

  • Membean Quiz opens Monday 5:45
  • Graphic Analysis due at end of day Tuesday
  • Act 4 quiz Monday
  • Act 5 quiz Tuesday
  • AMND Test Thursday
  • SHAKESPEARE UNIT – ANY AND ALL LATE WORK, 0’S, AND MISSING WORK DUE MONDAY BY 3:45

Monday, April 10

homework:  Graphic Analysis due tomorrow at the end of the day

Tuesday, April 11

  • Review Act 5
  • Quiz Act 5
  • Work on Graphic Analysis with remaining time
  • G.A. due at the end of the day

 

Wednesday, April 12

homework:  AMND TEST tomorrow

Thursday, April 13

  • AMND Test today
  • Start WWII Unit Introduction
  • Handout Schindler’s List Packet  schindler-list-video-packet
  • Start watching Schindler’s List

 

Friday, April 14

 




April 3-7, Spring Break

  1. Graphic Analysis – Due April 11th after the break
  2. Act IV – Quiz on Monday AMND



World Literature Plans for March 27-31

Reminders:

  • Graphic Analysis due Friday, March 31
  • Sonnet due Friday, March 31 = You must include your original hand written with a typed copy.
  • Comprehension Quiz for each Act each time we finish the act.
  • Bring any and all coloring supplies to school with you on Thursday and Friday for Graphic Analysis
  • Membean Quiz opens Monday at 5:45

 

Monday, March 27

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

  1. Membean Quiz opens
  2. PSAT – Verb Tense (Try It)
  3. Finish Act II as needed
  4. Comprehension Check
  5. Intro Cold Reading Sonnet Analysis “Sonnet 53”
  6. Closing = Poster Annotation (Sonnet 53, “What is your substance?…” Iliad connection)

Homework: Membean quiz 24 hours

 

Tuesday, March 28

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

Kirkley 4th Block Observation

  1. Membean Closes today at 5:45
  2. PSAT – Verb Tense
  3. Introduction – Elements of a Shakespearean Sonnet
  4. Activity – Sonnet Creation
  5. AMND – Begin Act III

homework: Begin working on your personal sonnet

Wednesday, March 29

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

  1. PSAT – Verb Tense
  2. Finish Act III
  3. Introduce Graphic Analysis Activity  Graphic Novel Analysis for AMND-128s86s
    1. Due Tuesday after spring break, April 11th
  4. Work on sonnet and graphic analysis

homeworking:  PSAT QUIZ TOMORROW

Thursday, March 30

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

  1. PSAT – Verb Tense Quiz
  2. Act III – watch stage play
    1. Take quiz
  3. Start Act IV
  4. Work on Sonnet – due Friday
  5. Work on G.A. – due April 11th

Homework: 

  • Sonnet due by the end of the day on Friday.

 

Friday, March 31

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

  1. Finish Act IV
  2. Work on Sonnet
  3. Work on G.A.
  4. SONNET DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY




World Lit March 20-24

Reminders:

  • Work on Membean training
  • PSAT quiz “Commas” Friday
  • Start bringing your personal copy of AMND graphic novel if you are going to have it.
  • Revisions for “Hero Story” due by next Friday
  • Do not forget that when we finish an Act in AMND there will always be a comprehension quiz.

Monday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of

literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world

literature.

  1. Membean Practice
  2. PSAT – Commas (1-5)  9 LP 6 commas-251dahv
  3. Shakespeare’s Globe Video- write 30 facts spread out through the video
  4. Start Intro AMND and Shakespeare intro ppt with “fill in notes”

Tuesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its

development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is

shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the

text.

  1. PSAT practice
  2. Finish Intro ppt with fill in notes
  3. View AMND Best Preview ppt…do not take notes.  amnd-ppt-best-preview
  4. Midsummer’s Night Dream graphic novel character introduction with chart Character Chart-2cw3eo7

 

Wednesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its

development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is

shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the

text.

  1. PSAT (6-10)
  2. Handout reading guide questions a-midsummer-nights-dream-act-questions-blank
  3. Midsummer’s Act 1
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act 1

 

Thursday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its

development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is

shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the

text.

  1. PSAT Extra Practice sheet  (Review Commas as needed) Quiz tomorrow
  2. Turn in your Act 1 questions if you did not get checked off from yesterday.
  3. Go over Act 1 questions – Do you have questions regarding Act I?
  4. Watch stage production of Act I
  5. Take Act I Comprehension Quiz
  6. Midsummer’s Act 2:  Listen to audio and discuss as neededAttention:  Hero story conferences are in the mornings if needed.
    • Corrections due by next Friday with copy of original. Partners must turn in separate copy.

 

Friday

 LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its

development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is

shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the

text.

  1. PSAT – Quiz Commas
  2. Act I – Reading Comprehension check
  3. Midsummer’s Act II, Sc. i
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act II, Reading Comprehension check on Monday
  5. Begin Midsummer’s Graphic Analysis



World Lit Plans March 13-17

Reminders:

  • Dan Brown Assessment #4 due Tuesday by 3:30
  • Dante’s Inferno Unit Test Tuesday
  • Membean Quiz starts Monday @ 5:45 p.m.
  • Group Inferno Project due Friday

 

Monday, March 13

**Membean Quiz opens**

  1. Cantos 33,34 Quiz
  2. Introduce Group Inferno Project and groups  Dante Inferno – Levels of Hell Group Project S2017-21gtsco
  3. Handout Study Guide
  4. Work on Study Guide in groups

 

HOMEWORK:  Study for Dante Test / Membean Quiz

Tuesday, March 14

**Membean Closes**

  1. Inferno Test
  2. Group work on Inferno Project after Test

 

Wednesday, March 15

  1. Sophomore meeting
  2. Group work on Inferno Project after meeting

 

Thursday, March 16

  1. Final day for group work on Inferno Project
    1. Due Friday
    2. Everyone should be ready to present
    3. If you wish to make note cards for your speaking part, have a written plan, etc, do so.

 

HOMEWORK:  Group Inferno Projects Due tomorrow

Friday, March 17

  1. Group Levels of Hell Presentations

 




World Literature, March 6-10

Monday, Mar 6th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Vocab Synonyms
  2. PSAT – Adjective / Adverb (1-6)
  3. Canto 1 & 3 reading check
  4. Start Canto 5  Canto 5
    • Read Along with pwr pt

HOMEWORK:  Keep up with your Dan Brown chapters

Tuesday, Mar 7th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT – (7-14)
  2. List, Group, Label – Analyze This with article is due Thursday 3-9-17  A modern pope gets old school on the Devil
  3. Discuss D.B. Project and changes – due Tuesday 3-14-17
  4. Read Canto 5

Wednesday

  1. Read Dan Brown 15 mins
  2. Go over any PSAT adjective/adverb issues
  3. Go over Canto 5 with Guided Reading questions and read along power point
    1. canto-5
    2. Dantes inferno READ ALONG notes

Thursday

  1. Turn in Analyze This with annotated article
  2. Dan Brown 15 mins
  3. PSAT quiz – Adj/Adv
  4. Canto 5 quiz???
  5. Read Canto 33 with questions  canto-33_34_study-guide-questions

HOMEWORK:  Bring all materials that you need to work on your project to class tomorrow

Friday

  1. Dan Brown Day
  2. Turn in your Canto 33,34 questions
  3. Work on Project #4 – due Tuesday 3-14-17

 




World Literature, February 27 – March 3

February 27 – March 3

Reminders:

  • 10 Grade Class Registration will be Wednesday, March 1st
    • Have all of your information and forms with you
  • PSAT quiz Thursday, March 2nd – Subject / Verb Agreement
  • Dan Brown Section 3 Test will be Friday, March 3rd covering through chapter 82

  • Lab Activity will be due that day in class – Monday, February 27th
  • ANSWERS TO PSAT EXTRA PRACTICE Subject-Verb Agreement extra practice ANSWERS-17wiklr

 

Monday, Feb. 27th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.  

  1. ALL Classes in Lab 113
  2. WEBQUEST:  Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab  Dante Levels of Hell Lab Preactivity Spring 15-1t7pdcj
    • Turn in by end of class
    • Read Dan Brown and take notes as you read when you finish
    • You may also work on your Membean training

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Dan Brown reading for 15 mins
  2. PSAT – Subject / Verb Agreement 9 LP 4 sub verb agree-273lrf3
    • Try It (1-5)
  3. Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  4. Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno (in World Lit textbook)

 

Wednesday, March 1st

10th Grade Registration is today.  Plans will be modified accordingly.

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Dan Brown reading for 15 mins
  2. PSAT – Subj / Verb
    • Identify Sent Error (6-16)
  3. Discuss Allegorical nature of poem so far.
  4. Finish reading Canto I  Canto 1 reading questions
    • Read along power point
    • Guided reading questions
      • Turn in when complete

HOMEWORK:  BRING YOUR DAN BROWN BOOK FOR TOMORROW!!!!

 

Thursday, Mar 2nd

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

  1. PSAT – (17-20)
    • Quiz tomorrow with Dan Brown test #3
  2. Dan Brown reading for 15 mins
    • Test over Section 3 is tomorrow
  3. Begin reading Canto 3
    • Guided reading questions  canto-3
    • Power point read along

Homework:  Dan Brown’s Inferno Test #3 and PSAT quiz are tomorrow.  Be ready.

 

Friday, Mar 3rd

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

  1. Parallel Novel TEST TODAY – Dan Brown’s Inferno Section 3
  2. PSAT – Quiz – Subj / Verb Agreement
  3. Canto 1 quiz (3 strike quiz???)
  4. Finish Canto 3 and questions and turn in

 

 




World Literature, February 6-22

World Literature Plans / February 6 – 22

Reminders:

  • Have Dan Brown Inferno with every day this week
  • PSAT Quiz on Thursday, 9th
  • Book 22,24 Quiz on Friday, 10th 
  • Mini Me Hero due Friday, 10th 
  • MEMBEAN QUIZ – February 13th
  • Iliad Unit Test on Tuesday, February 14
  • Dan Brown Inferno Part 2 chapters end this Saturday with Chapter 56
  • DB Inferno Part 2 postponed until Friday, Feb. 17th
  • PSAT – Apostrophes Quiz on Friday
  • ****ALL MAKE-UP WORK FOR THE ILIAD UNIT IS DUE ON WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15TH ***

Monday, Feb. 13th

  1. MEMBEAN QUIZ today at 5:45
  2. Dan Brown 15 mins
  3. PSAT #3 – Apostrophes (Try It = 1-10)  10 LP 3 apostrophes-1e1ld60
  4. Review for Iliad TEST  Iliad unit test Study Guide-1pldsmb
    1. Test Tuesday
    2. Discuss Study Guide as needed
    3. Video clips for cultural connections

Homework:  Iliad Unit Test tomorrow

 

Tuesday, Feb. 14th

  1. Iliad Test TODAY
  2. After Test – PSAT (11-14) – Go over after everyone is finished
    • Quiz Friday over Apostrophes
  3. Give Study Guide for Dan Brown Test #2
  4. Finish Video clips for cultural connections

Wednesday, Feb. 15th

  1. YouScience Assessment
    1. 2nd Block – Media Center
    2. 3rd Block – Lab 9121
    3. 4th Block – Lab 516
  2. Catch up with your Dan Brown reading and/or study for Dan Brown Test

Thursday, Feb. 16th

  1. YouScience Assessment
    1. 2nd Block – Media Center
    2. 3rd Block – Lab 9121
    3. 4th Block – Lab 516
  2. Catch up with your Dan Brown reading and/or study for Dan Brown Test

Homework: Dan Brown Section #2 Test TOMORROW & PSAT Quiz (Apostrophes)

Friday, Feb. 17th

  1. Dan Brown Test Section #2 TODAY 
  2. PSAT Apostrophes quiz today

After Test

  1. Begin reading Dante’s Inferno Canto 1 or Dan Brown
    1. Guided Reading Questions = Canto 1  Canto 1 reading questions
  2. When everyone has finished:
    1. Introduce Allegory  Introduction Allegory and Inferno W 2014-1z8wopg
    2. Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins)
    3. Activity for Butter Battle Book  The Butter Battle Book-1 Activity




Monday, Feb. 6

  1. Iliad Books 1,6 quiz
  2. Rhetorical Appeal with Andromache’s Speech  Andromache Speech-2l3rixh
  3. Go over results on SmartBoard
  4. Work on Mini-me Hero if time

Tuesday, Feb. 7

  1. Dan Brown 15 mins
  2. PSAT #1 – Subj/Obj Pronouns (Try It 1-6) 10 LP 1 sub obj pron-1sjwuxj
  3. Work on Mini-Me Hero  Epic Hero Character Sketch-2m9v7bw
    • Due Friday at end of class
  4. Read Book 22 with Bloom’s questions  BloomQsIliad Book22

Wednesday, Feb. 8

  1. Dan Brown 15 mins
  2. PSAT #1 (7-16)
  3. Complete Book 22 and discuss
  4. Begin Book 24  BloomQsIliadBook24

Thursday, Feb. 9

  1. Dan Brown 15 mins
  2. PSAT Quiz – Subject/Obj Pronouns
  3. Complete and Discuss Book 24
  4. Watch video clips for cultural connections
  5. Give study guide for Book 22,24 quiz  Book 22 and 24 Study Guide

homework:  work on mini-me hero if needed.  Due Friday at end of class.  Quiz for Book 22,24

Friday, Feb. 10

  1. Dan Brown 15 mins
  2. Quiz Book 22,24 Quiz
  3. Give Iliad Unit Test Study Guide  Iliad unit test Study Guide
    1. Work on after Test
    2. Test is Tuesday
  4. Video for cultural connections
  5. Hero Mini-Me due at end of class

 

 

Homework: PSAT = Apostrophes Quiz tomorrow

Monday, Feb. 20th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

  • PSAT Apostrophes Quiz TODAY!!!!

 

  • Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab
    1. Turn in by end of class
    2. Read Dan Brown when you finish
    3. OR you may work on your Membean training

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  • Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno(in World Lit textbook) and answering guided reading questions.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22th

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

  • Discuss Allegorical nature of poem so far.
  • Continue reading Canto I
    1. Guided reading questions
    2. CD for auditory learners
    3. Read along power point

 




Monday

  1. Parallel novel reading – 15 mins
  2. PSAT – Fragments and Run-ons (quiz Thursday) – 9 LP 2 frag ro
  3. Archetypes power point w/ fill in notes handout
  4. Start reading Paris Judgement and Trojan War in Myths and Legends book if time

 

Tuesday

  1. Parallel novel reading – 15 mins
  2. PSAT – Fragments and Run-ons
  3. Read The Judgement of Paris page 47 and The Trojan War page 49 in Myths and Legends book
    1. https://youtu.be/Qext7NcyHVo
  4. Read Book 1 with Bloom’s questions – Discuss when finished  BloomsQsBook1

Homework

  1. Who is Chryses and why is he making offerings to the Greeks?
  2. Who is Briseis and why does Agamemnon want her so badly?
  3. What does Achilles say is his real, true reason for hating Agamemnon so much?
  4. What does Achilles threaten to do?
  5. What is his gist of Achilles curse that he places on Agamemnon?
  6. Think very hard. What is the main theme of Book 1?

Wednesday

  1. Parallel novel reading – 15 mins
  2. PSAT – Fragments and Run-ons
  3. Finish Book 1
    • Work on Bloom’s questions = Finish for homework if needed

homework:  Book 1 Bloom’s questions BloomsQsBook1 = due for grade tomorrow

Thursday

  1. PSAT Quiz – Fragments and Run-ons = DGP Week 2-1998wob
  2. Read Book 6 – BloomsQsBook6

Homework:

 

Friday

  1. Dan Brown Assessment #1
  2. Iliad Quiz – Book 1 & 6
  3. Analyze Andromache’s speech from Book 6 (using notes on rhetorical appeals/triangle from yesterday) in groups docx

Assign Character Sketch activity Epic Hero Character Sketch.doc






World Lit 
Planning your week:

  • Have Dan Brown’s Inferno with you everyday in class for warm up reading.

  • Hero Narrative and 12 Step Cycle due Friday 1/27 when you walk into class.

  • Membean Quiz #1 February 13th, Monday 5:45 p.m – Tuesday 5:45 p.m.

  • DGP Week 2-1998wob

 

 Remind 101
Text: 81010
2nd Period: @2ndblockwl
3rd Period: @3rdblockwl
4th Period: @4thblockwl

Plans for the week:

Monday, Jan 23

LG: To better understand the journey of a hero, and be able to find the Winkler’s Hero Cycle steps in a medieval short story.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • Sentence Parts – {paula a girl in my class got new jogging shoes}
  • Test over Medieval Stories
  • Continue Hero Narrative Writing with Partner – Do not forget to follow the Hero Cycle

 

Wednesday, Jan. 25

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • DGP – Clauses  {paula a girl in my class got new jogging shoes}
  • You must complete your Hero Narrative today.
  • PEER REVIEW  Hero Narrative Peer Review
    1. Copy of Narrative in MLA
    2. Copy of Detailed 12 steps separate

Homework:  Finish anything you need to with your Hero Narrative.  We will be in the Lab tomorrow to type them.

Thursday, Jan. 26

LG: Share and discuss narratives with another group

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • DGP – Clauses and Sent Type  {paula a girl in my class got new jogging shoes}
  • COMPUTER LAB TO TYPE HERO NARRATIVE = 2nd block (Lab 113); 3rd and 4th block (Lab 816)

 

Friday, Jan 27

LG: Analyze nonfiction article.

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • DGP – Diagram  {paula a girl in my class got new jogging shoes}
  • Analyze This – “Are You a Hero or Bystander”  Are You a Hero or a Bystander
    1. Turn in when complete  Analyze This




Monday – Martin Luther King, Jr. – Holiday

 

Tuesday / Jan 17th 

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

1. Grammar – Review Parts of Speech and Sentence parts:  their team will practice after school
2. Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart (if needed)  Hero’s Journey in Literature and Film-1ueuj1u
3. Review Joseph Campbell’s Hero Cycle and what each step means  hero-cycle-elements-with-definitions
4. Read How Siegfried Was Slain p.610
5. Hero Cycle with story as a class winklers-journey-with-blanks
6. Begin reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
7. Hand out hero cycle template with notes and blanks
8. Find Hero Cycle in story (partners?)

Set up Vocabulary Journal in composition notebook (if you have not obtained a composition notebook, you will need to write on notebook paper and then transfer your notes to your composition notebook)

  • a Vocabulary Journal is an ongoing personal collection of key terms that you come across as you read. These terms are words that are unfamiliar to you.
  • vocabulary terms must come from your reading (not Membean)
  • record the unfamiliar word, a working definition, and the sentence from the text in which the word appears. Place quotation marks around the quoted material and cite appropriately using MLA format.
  • You must add at least ten words every two weeks for a 10-point grade

Wednesday / Jan 18th
LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

1. Grammar – Review Clauses:  their team will practice after school
2. Read article “What makes a hero?”  What Makes a Hero – OpEd-15nzjbj
3. Discuss personal reactions and beliefs
4. Complete Analyze This as a class  Analyze This
5. Keep as template. DO NOT Write on handout!!!!
6. Reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
7. Find Hero Cycle in story
8. Discuss

Thurs / Jan 19th
LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

**** ALL CLASSES GO TO LAB 516 for Membean ****

  1. Grammar – Review punctuation and capitalization:  their team will practice after school
  2. Finish The Song of Roland with pages 610-618
  3. Find Hero Cycle in story
  4. Discuss
  5. Read The Lay of the Werewolf page 642

Fri / Jan 20th
LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Grammar – Diagramming mini lesson for visual learners:  their team will practice after school
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf p.642
  3. Find Hero Cycle in story
  4. Discuss
  5. Handout Dan Brown Reading Calendar  Dan Brown Reading Calendar Spring 2017-2b63vtz
  6. Preview Dan Brown if time with Inferno App

 

Monday / Jan 23rd 
LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Grammar
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
  3. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
  4. If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem
  5. If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle










 

December 12-16

***Grade cutoff for World Literature will be Thursday, December 15th. This means no more make ups outside of Thursday’s LOTF Test.

  1. Grade cutoff this Thursday
  2. LOTF Unit Test Thursday  lord-of-the-flies-study-guide
  3. Study Guide for Final Exam will be given on Tuesday and Wednesday  final-exam-study-guide-spring-2016
  4. LOTF Prezi link 

 

 




 

December 5-9

By Friday:

  1. Have through LOTF Chapter 9 read.
  2. All FAQ rewrites and corrections are due at the beginning of class.  Make sure you have the original and new together.

fall-2016-lotf-reading-and-activity-calendar

Articles to be read and analyzed this week:  Analyze This

convicted-at-14

girls-will-be-girls

what-is-the-age-of-responsibility

when-women-rule

why-lord-of-the-flies-speaks-volumes-about-boys

Wednesday:

  1. Quiz chapters 4-7



 

lord of the flies prezi

tippens-lord-of-the-flies-intro

chapters-1_3

chapters-4_7

chapters-8_11

chapter-12

Quiz – chapters 1-3, Thursday, December 1

Monday / November 28

  1. Read Chapter 1
  2. complete Chapter 1 questions

Wednesday-Thursday

  1. Watch Lost Ep. 1,2 and complete comparison chart with LOTF characters and events lost-vs-lotf-chart

Friday / December 2

  1. Discuss Chapter 4
  2. Read and complete Analyze This with article:  lord-of-the-flies-is-still-a-blueprint-for-savagery
  3. Read Chapter 5 for Monday



 

 



 

 

World Literature

Nov 14th – Nov 18th

Reminders:

  • Research Project due Friday. Printed, Stapled, with article pages
  • Membean Quiz Tuesday
  • Night novel and questions due on Friday
  • Complete Schindler’s List packet Pre-reading and up to date viewing parts

night-guided-reading-questions

schindler-list-video-packet

MLA style and citation ppt 2016

amnd-faq-project-for-fall-2016

 

Monday – Thursday

  1. All classes will be in Lab 816 to work on FAQ Research project
  2. Continue reading your Night novel and working on questions
    • Novel and questions are due Friday

 

Friday

  1. Research project due with printed articles.
    • Just print the *Title page of article* + **the actual pages you pulled info from** and highlight info
  2. Night novel questions due today
  3. Finish Schindler’s List if time
    1. Turn in questions

 




 

November 7th – November 11th

Reminders:

  • Tuesday – Staff Work Day
  • AMND “Know Your Role” due Wednesday
  • Bring your copy of Night to class every day until we are finished with it.

 

Monday

Coach Kirkley will be absent today.

  • Film comparison of Schindler’s List
  • Film packet

 

Tuesday

Staff work day and Election Day

Wednesday

  • “Know Your Roles” due today
  • Finish Schindler’s List if time

Thursday

Begin WWII Unit today Night + Lord of the Flies

  • List, Group, Label with Holocaust Article
  • Intro Power Point to Night
  • Handout Research Topics

Friday

  • Start reading and discussion section 1 of Night

 




 

World Literature

October 31 – November 4

Reminders:

  • Membean Quiz this Tuesday November 1st
  • Act 4 quiz Tuesday
  • Act 5 quiz Wednesday
  • AMND Test Friday  a-midsummer-study-guide
  • “Know Your Role” scenes delivery Wednesday – November 9

Monday, Oct 31

Tuesday

  • Act 4 quiz
  • Act 5 audio, video
  • Rehearse scenes as time allows

Wednesday

  • Finish Act 5 as needed
  • Quiz Act 5
  • Rehearse Scenes as time allows

Thursday

Friday

  • AMND Test
  • Rehearse lines

****** “Know Your Role” scenes due Wednesday – November 9




 

World Lit Week of Oct 24-28

Things to Remember:

  • Reading Quiz on Act I Monday
  • Reading Quiz on Act II Wednesday

Monday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Act I Reading Quiz
  2. Grammar Practice w/ sentence
  3. Unit Vocabulary review
  4. Act II Audio and Graphic Novel

Tuesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Grammar Practice with sentence
  2. AMND, complete Act 2 if needed
    1. Guided Reading Questions
    2. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act II
  3. Act 2 Reading Comprehension check
  4. Start reading Act III with audio

homework:  Act 2 Reading Quiz

Wednesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2

 

  • Act 2 review and quiz
  • Grammar Practice with sentence
  • AMND, Act III – Audio
    1. Guided Reading Questions
    2. Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act III
    3. Act out Scene if time

 

Thursday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2

 

  • Finish Act 3 if needed
  • Act 3 Reading Comprehension Check
  • Grammar Sentence Practice
  • Act 4 with Audio
    1. Guided Reading Questions
    2. Different World Chart for Act 4
    3. Act out scenes if time

 

Friday 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is  shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Finish Act 4 if needed
  2. Act 4 reading comprehension check
  3. Act 5 with Audio
    1. Guided Reading Questions
    2. Different Worlds Chart for Act 5
    3. Act out scenes if time



 

World Literature

World Lit Week of Oct 17 – 21

Reminders:

  • Start bringing your copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream this week.
  • PSAT is Wednesday, October 19th
  • Dante Project and Presentations are due Monday, October 17th
  • Membean Quiz Tuesday @ 5:45
  • PSAT worksheet answers  psat-grammar-exercise-sheet-key

 

Monday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Membean Quiz tomorrow: Window opens at 5:45 p.m.
  2. PSAT practice – Go over any problem areas from practice questions
  3. Dante’s Inferno Project Group Presentations

 

Tuesday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Finish any Dante Group Projects
  2. PSAT Prep work – Discuss specific problems from practice packet
  3. Start Intro AMND and Shakespeare intro ppt with “fill in notes”

 

Wednesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

PSAT TODAY

  1. Finish Intro ppt with fill in notes
  2. Give out “Anticipation Guide” and discuss as needed  anticipation-guide
  3. Midsummer’s Night Dream graphic novel character introduction

 

Thursday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. View AMND Best Preview ppt…do not take notes.  amnd-ppt-best-preview
  2. Shakespeare Intro Video:  20 facts total from both videos
  3. AMND, Act 1
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act 1

 

Friday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Grammar Practice
  2. Finish AMND Best ppt
  3. Read Act I
  4. Complete Guided Questions a-midsummer-nights-dream-act-questions-blank

 

Monday

 LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

  1. Act I – Reading Comprehension check
  2. Midsummer’s Act II, Sc. i
  3. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act II, Reading Comprehension check on Monday
  4. Begin Midsummer’s Graphic Analysis

 

 




 

October (10-14)

Reminders:

Monday 10-10-16

  1. Go over Dante quiz 33,34
  2. Work on and discuss Dante Study Guide as needed

Tuesday

  1. Dante’s Inferno Unit Test
  2. Start work on group projects if time
  3. PSAT practice

Wednesday

  1. Work on Levels of Hell Group Projects – Due Monday

Thursday

  1. Work on Group Projects – Due Monday

Friday

  1. PSAT practice
  2. Work on Group Projects – Due Monday



 

World Literature

Reminders:

  • Membean Quiz Tuesday, October 4th @ 5:45 – Wed @ 5:45
  • Test = Dan Brown Section 4 and Epilogue
  • Canto 5 Reading Check Quiz Tuesday
  • Big Thank You Letter for The Bert Show due Thursday
  • Dante’s Inferno Test Tuesday 10-11-16

Monday, 10-3-16

1.Get out your Dan Brown’s Inferno – Read silently for a few minutes

  • Dan Brown Test Friday – don’t forget to read the Epilogue too!!

2.Make sure you have a text book under your desk for today

3.Turn in all late projects today before leaving

4.Review Inferno points and concepts before reading

5.Canto 5 reading with guided reading questions   canto-5

6.Possible reading quiz tomorrow Canto V and pre-knowledge from intro notes  J

7.MEMBEAN QUIZ TOMORROW…DO NOT FORGET @ 5:45 p.m.

 

Tuesday, 10-4-16

  1. Silent Reading – Dan Brown = Test Friday over Section 4.  Remember to read Epilogue
  2. Finish Canto 5 reading questions; go over for understanding.
  3. Reading Check Quiz = Canto 5
  4. Start Canto 33 if time      canto-33-text

 

Wednesday, 10-5-16

  1. Big Thank You hand written letter to soldiers for The Bert Show – Due Thursday
  2. PSAT – #6 commas    9-lp-6-commas
  3. List, Group, Label
  4. Canto 33 and 34 – Read and work on questions  canto-33_34_study-guide-questions

homework:  Membean quiz today by 5:45

Thursday, 10-6-15

  1. PSAT – commas
  2. Turn in Big Thank You Letter
  3. Finish and discuss Cantos 33,34  canto-33_34_study-guide-questions
  4. Quiz Friday over Cantos 33,34

Friday, 10-7-16

  1. PSAT – commas
  2. Quiz cantos 33,34
  3. Dan Brown Section 4 Test
  4. Study Guide for Dante’s Infero Test      dante-study-guide-part-1  —  dante-study-guide




 

World Literature

9/19 – 9/23

Reminders:

  • DO NOT FORGET YOUR MEMBEAN QUIZ TUESDAY 4:00
  • Dan Brown #3 Project due on Friday when you enter class
  • Possible Dan Brown day in class on Thursday!!! Read or work on project
  • Canto I & III quiz Tuesday with journal assignment
  • PSAT subject/verb quiz – Thursday

 

Monday 9/19

  1. Read Dan Brown Silently for 10 mins
  2. PSAT #4 (11-13)
  3. Article:  A modern pope gets old school on the Devil – Analyze This  Analyze This
  4. Study Guide for Canto 1&3 quiz – Quiz tomorrow  study-guide-for-intro-notes-and-canto-i-and-iii

homework:  

  • Finish “Analyze This” and turn in tomorrow in class.
  • Work on study guide.  Find me in the morning with questions if you have them.

Tuesday

  1. Membean quiz at 4:00 today
  2. Dan Brown silent reading
  3. PSAT #4 (14-17)
  4. Review for quiz as needed
  5. QUIZ – Canto 1&3 today
  6. Start reading Canto V
    • Guided reading questions   canto-5

homework:

  • Membean quiz at 4:00
  • Finish Journal before tomorrow. SEE BELOW
  • In a one to two paragraph essay, explain how Dante portrays the law of symbolic retribution. In other words, explain Dante demonstrates his method of symbolic retribution in his epic poem.***** Please use specific examples from the text to help prove your claim.*****This will go in as a 15 point Writing Grade.  Make sure you answer fully and follow directions.
    • 1 – 2 paragraphs explaining how Dante portrays symbolic retribution. Hint:  defining symbolic retribution would be a good idea for a sentence or two J
    • Correctly use at least 2 terms from Inferno. These are the terms we defined at beginning of unit and are underlined in the poem.
    • Highlight these terms for me.
    • Draw a line under your examples that demonstrate your knowledge of symbolic retribution.

Wednesday

  1. Membean quiz closes at 4:00 today
  2. 2nd period to Media Center; 3rd to 516; 4th to 816 to type journals in MLA format.
  3. Dan Brown silent reading
  4. PSAT review for quiz tomorrow
  5. Begin reading Canto V with questions

homework:  study for PSAT quiz   Practice Quiz 1    Practice Quiz 2

Thursday

  1. Dan Brown Day???
    • Don’t forget that the project is defined by the 3rd section of the book. Chapters 55-85

Friday

  1. Turn in Section 3 Dan Brown Project

 




 

September 12-18

Reminders:

  • Bring Dan Brown Book everyday
  • Put in time with Membean = 15/day + 3 days/week
  • Next Dan Brown project due Friday, September 16
  • PSAT Quiz Wednesday

 

Monday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

PSAT #3 – Quiz Wednesday

  1. Context terms for Dante’s Inferno
  2. Review the concept of Allegory
  3. Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  4. Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno (in World Lit textbook) and answering reading guide questions Canto 1 reading questions

 

Tuesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

Wednesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. Take PSAT #3 Quiz
  2. Read Dan Brown when you finish
  3. See me for Membean make-ups
  4. Review Allegory in Canto I
  5. Finish Canto I as needed
  6. Discuss questions as a class

Thursday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT #4 exercises
  2. Read Dan Brown
  3. See me for Membean make-ups
  4. Go over Canto I as needed
  5. Start reading Canto III  canto-3

Friday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT #4 exercises
  2. Cont. reading Canto III with guided reading questions  canto-3
  3. Last half of class:  Dan Brown Day
    • work on project or read

 




 

September 5-9 / World Literature

Reminders:

  • Iliad Unit Test Tuesday
  • Membean Vocabulary quiz – Tuesday 4p.m. – Wednesday 4 p.m.
  • Dan Brown Test #2 on Wednesday
  • Bring your Dan Brown’s Inferno parallel novel with you every day to read every spare minute.
  • Make up work is due on Thursday by 3:45 for the Hero Unit

 

 

Monday – Labor Day!!!!! – No School – Have a Great Holiday!!!!

 

Tuesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Iliad Unit Test
  • Vocabulary Quiz Assessment #1
    1. The window opens at 4:00 p.m. today and closes at 4 p.m. tomorrow
  • PSAT #3 – quiz Friday
  • After test:
    1. Begin reading Dante’s Inferno Canto 1 or Dan Brown
    2. Guided Reading Questions  Canto 1 reading questions

 

Homework:  Dan Brown Test – Section 2 tomorrow

 

Wednesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

Thursday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

PSAT #3 – Review for Quiz tomorrow

  1. Introduce Allegory  – allegory defined video
  2. Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins)
  3. Activity for Butter Battle Book  The Butter Battle Book-1 Activity
  4. Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  5. Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno(in World Lit textbook) and answering reading guide questions

 

Friday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 




 

World Literature Plans / August 29 – Sept 2

Reminders:

  • Have Dan Brown Inferno with every day this week
  • Dan Brown Section 2 Test – Sept 7 – Chapters 27-54
  • Book 1 & 6 Quiz Tuesday
  • Book 22 & 24 Quiz Friday
  • Iliad Test Tuesday
  • Membean quiz scheduled for Tues 9/6 @ 4 p.m. – Wed 9/7 4 p.m.

 

Monday

  1. Dan Brown 10 mins
  2. PSAT #3 (11-14)
  3. Give study guide for Books 1 & 6 quiz  Study Guide Book 1 & 6
  4. Group Mini-me heroes  mini me character
  5. Review for quiz
  6. Continue video segment for cultural connections
  7. Start Book 22 if time

homework:  Books 1 & 6 quiz tomorrow; read Dan Brown

Tuesday

  1. Dan Brown 10 mins
  2. PSAT #3 (15-17)
  3. Quiz Books 1 & 6
  4. Continue Mini-me supersize hero
  5. Read Book 22 with Bloom’s questions  BloomQsIliad Book22

homework:  Book 22 questions due tomorrow; read Dan Brown

Wednesday

  1. Dan Brown 10 mins
  2. PSAT #3 quiz
  3. Complete Book 22 and discuss
  4. Read Book 24  BloomQsIliadBook24

homework:  finish Book 24 and study for quiz for tomorrow

Thursday

  1. Dan Brown 10 mins
  2. Journal – Iliad Vocab in context
  3. Complete and discuss Books 22 & 24
  4. Quiz Books 22 & 24 tomorrow Book 22 and 24 Study Guide
  5. Give study guide for test on Friday

homework:  Iliad Test; have ?s for study guide ready tomorrow

Friday

  1. Review for Book 22,24 quiz
  2. Take Iliad quiz
  3. Give Iliad Unit Test study guide  Iliad unit test Study Guide
  4. Iliad Test Tuesday
  5. Finish Troy if time
  6. Membean quiz Tuesday @ 4:00 — 24 hours

homework:  

  1. Study for Iliad Unit Test
  2. Membean vocab quiz on Tuesday @ 4:00 p.m. — you have 24 hours before window closes
  3. Dan Brown Section 2 Test on Wednesday



 

World Literature

World Literature Week of August 22-26

Important Dates to Remember:

  • Make sure you have your Dan Brown’s Inferno novel with you everyday
  • Inferno Assessment #1 is due Friday 8/26
  • PSAT quiz Thursday – fragments and run-ons
  • Dan Brown day Thursday after Iliad lesson. Bring your project supplies and book.
  • Open House Thursday 8/25 at 7 p.m

 

Monday 8/22

LG: Acquire and review background knowledge of foundational works (the Iliad); use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis (ELACC9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in a text; ELACC9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

  1. Dan Brown – 10 mins
  2. Membean enroll
  3. Vote for Game of the Week
  4. PSAT
  5. Give content vocab for the Iliad: stock epithet, archetype, carrion, etc.
  6. Begin reading the Iliad book 1 – teacher reading for modeling purposes

 

Differentiation:

  1. Student choice -Journal
  2. Content Vocabulary from the Iliad
  3. By response and by teacher support- Bloom’s Based Focus questions

 

Tuesday 8/23

LG: Use knowledge of world mythologies to understand the meaning of new words; recognize and identify literary terms and elements of an epic for analysis (ELACC9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in a text; ELACC9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

  1. Dan Brown – read for 10 mins
  2. PSAT review fragments and run-ons
    • Quiz Thursday (???)
  3. Iliad/Archetype Vocab in context
  4. Finish Book 1 as needed
  5. Discuss Book 1 Bloom’s Focus Questions as needed
    1. Finish Book 1 questions by class time tomorrow – for a grade

 

Wednesday 8/24         

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech (ELACC9-10RI8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims of a text, asserting whether reasoning is valid and evidence is relevant and sufficient; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

  1. Journal: What did you find most interesting about Dan Brown’s Inferno?(5 min, 5 sent. min., one vocab word).
  2. PSAT – fragments and run-ons Quiz
  3. Read Book 6 in class and respond to Bloom’s based focus questions Book 6  BloomsQsBook6
  4. Mini lesson: Rhetorical appeals  The Art of Rhetoric

Homework:  finish Book 6 questions.  text is on home page under “copies of stories” tab

Thursday 8/25

  1. PSAT quiz – fragments and run-ons
  2. Dan Brown Day
    • Have your book and project with you to read and/or work on
    • Due tomorrow before leaving school
  3. !!!!OPEN HOUSE IS TONIGHT!!!!

 

Friday 8/26

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero/ Analyze the relationship between speaker, audience, and medium/ identify and evaluate the use of appeals in a speech(ELACC9-10RI8: Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims of a text, asserting whether reasoning is valid and evidence is relevant and sufficient; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

  1. Turn in your Assessment #1 by the end of the day.
    • Gallery walk if time to see projects
  2. PSAT #3
  3. Finish book 6 as needed
  4. Analyze Andromache’s speech from Book 6 (using notes on rhetorical appeals/triangle from yesterday) in groups docx
  5. Assign Character Sketch activity Epic Hero Character Sketch.doc

Differentiation:

  • Student choice- Journal.
  • Process- PSAT, only students who scored below a 90 on last week’s quiz, will do remediation
  • Content -Vocab.
  • Grouping – rhetorical appeals activity.
  • Student choice -Epic Hero Character Sketch.

 

Monday 8/29

LG: Respond to Bloom’s leveled focus question regarding the Iliad; annotate text and identify elements of the epic and archetypal hero (ELACC9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in a text; ELACC9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work; ELACC9-10RL6: Analyze a particular POV or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature outside the U.S.)

  1. Journal: What do you think is the most important scene you have read in the Iliad so far and why? (5 min, 5 sent. Min., one vocab word).
  2. PSAT #3
  3. Work on character sketches in class (prepare to present and defend your textual evidence used as support!)

Differentiation:

  • Student choice- Journal.
  • Student choice -Epic Hero Character Sketch.

 





Aug 15-19

Reminders:

  • Bring your Dan Brown’s Inferno with you every day starting Monday
  • Hero Narrative due at the end of class Tuesday – 2 copies
  • Hero Short Story quiz – Wednesday

 

Monday

Coach Kirkley will be absent today

  1. PSAT – Week 2 – Fragments & Run-Ons (handouts are in chair)
    • Have the students complete items 1-6 on the PSAT worksheet
    • I will go over answers tomorrow
  2. Vocabulary (Journal)
    • Include 1-2 properly used vocabulary terms from last week’s 10
    • Journal Topic:
      • In at least 1 page, describe the most heroic thing that you have ever done or witnessed. (1 page minimum)
      • Turn in when finished before leaving today
  1. Hero Narrative Writing with partner  Hero narrative Rubric and guidelines
    • Get with partner and continue writing your Hero Narrative based on Hero Cycle, elements and directions from Friday
    • Ideally you should be very close to finished by the end of class.
    • Do not forget to include at least 2 vocab terms
  2. After you and your finish, you should grab a Peer Review/Edit handout and have at least 2 people read and edit your story.
  3. Lab 816 tomorrow to type narratives
  4. If you finish everything for today, begin reading you Dan Brown’s Inferno novel or the Iliad in your textbook.

 

Tuesday

  • Grammar / PSAT
  • Vocabulary
  • Lab to type Hero Narratives
    1. Brief MLA lesson
    2. This must be turned in by Wednesday’s start of class!!!!!!!!!!!!!   NO EXCEPTIONS
      • 2 copies +
      • A copy of hero cycle steps with elements from your story to match
    3. Go to this link for quiz review

Wednesday

 

Thursday

  1. Grammar
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Literary Archetypes with Fill In Notes
  4. Second half of class:  Make sure you turn in Hero Bystander article before leaving class.
    • read Dan Brown
    • read Iliad
  5. Hand out Dan Brown Projects list

 

Friday

  1. Grammar
  2. Begin reading The Iliad in lit book as a class  The Iliad pdf copy

 

 




 

World Literature, Week 2 August 8 – 12

REMINDERS:

Vocabulary – Vocabulary class codes will be given this week.  Make sure your $10 is paid or will lose a lot of time and grades.

 

Monday

 

Tuesday

  • Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 7-10
  • Read article “What makes a hero?”
    1. Discuss personal reactions and beliefs
    2. Complete Analyze This as a class   Analyze This
    3. Keep as template. DO NOT Write on handout!!!!
  • Read How Siegfried Was Slain p.610
  • Reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss

 

Wednesday

  • Grammar – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 11-16
  • Review How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
    1. Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss
  • Read the Song of Roland
    • Find Hero Cycle Steps – for a grade

Thursday

Friday

  1. Vocabulary from short stories
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    • Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle – for a grade
  3. Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle – Hero narrative Rubric and guidelines
    • Start writing brainstorming and writing story.
  4. Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar – Dan Brown Reading Calendar Fall 2016




Welcome Back Hoyas!!!!

Stephen Kirkley

World Lit / August 1-5

Planning your week:

Aug 1-5:  Bring back your signed syllabus, check TRSS forms

Aug 1-12:  Bring $10 to class for Membean vocabulary this semester

 

Remind 101:  Text 81010

2nd Period:  @kirkley02

3rd Period:  @kirkley03

4th Period:  @kirkley04

Monday

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation. ELACCL9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

  1. What do you bring to the world around you?
    • Write your name on the card in left corner.
    • Write the class period on the card in the right corner.
    • In one word, phrase, or sentence tell what you bring to the world around you.
    • Share
  2. TRSS forms
  3. Syllabus and class intro  Syllabus Reg Wld Lit Fall 2016
  4. World Lit Diagnostic Pretest
  5. Partner hero activity. With your partner, write down as many characteristics of a hero as you can come up with.

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

 

Tuesday

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation. ELACCL9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

  1. Finish Pretest as needed
  2. Collect syllabus/sign any TRSS forms
  3. Membean vocab money
  4. Mini-me Hero  Hero Body Map or mini me character: Share your hero characteristics with another pair. Merge your characteristics. Create a visual to represent your group’s characteristics.
  5. Gallery walk to view all heroes. Place on bulletin board. Time permitting.

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

homework:  $10 vocab money; purchase or rent Dan Brown’s Inferno

 

Wednesday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Collect signed syllabus
  2. Membean Vocab money
  3. Write a letter telling me “What in this world is most important to you?”
  4. When you finish your letter, turn it in, and finish reading Myths and Legends “Trojan War” stories from yesterday if needed.
  5. View Matthew Winkler’s Hero Journey:
  6. Answer close reading questions as class reads “The Sword and the Stone” pp. 82 (Myths and Legends book).
  7. Plot Arthur’s hero journey

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

homework:  

1.) Finish reading “The Sword and the Stone” and write down answers to 11 bolded close reading questions from handout

2.) $10 vocab money; purchase or rent Dan Brown’s Inferno

 

Thursday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text. ELACCL9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Complete annotation activity from Wednesday as needed
  4. Discuss Arthur’s hero journey
  5. Talk about how different types of heroes with similar hero journeys
  6. View video and complete Archetypal Hero Video Chart that shows the hero’s journey with specific examples from the video. For a grade

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

homework:  $10 vocab money; purchase or rent Dan Brown’s Inferno

 

Friday

LG: Learn about the hero’s journey by viewing video.
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment.

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Vocab money
  3. Complete video and chart of the hero’s journey.

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle with the hero’s journey.

homework:  $10 vocab money; purchase or rent Dan Brown’s Inferno

 





 

Stephen Kirkley

World Literature, May 16-20

Reminders:

  • LOTF Guided Reading Question Packet due tomorrow before the end of class!!!!
  • Have your LOTF book with you EVERYDAY until we are finished reading.

Monday

  1. Watch Lord of the Flies video and fill out chart.
  2. Read chapter 8

Tuesday

  1. Read chapter 9
  2. Watch LOTF film and fill out comparison chart

Wednesday

  1. Watch “The 100” Episode 1 and fill out chart
  2. Read chapter 10

Thursday

  1. Read Chapter 11
  2. BBC: Psychology of Stanford Prison Experiment
  3. Finish character sketches – Due today
  4. Hang character sketches and gallery walk

Friday

  1. Read chapter 12
  2. Answer all questions concerning LOTF and guided reading questions
  3. Turn in questions for a grade.
  4. Final Exam Study Guide – Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2016




 

Articles for the Week:

Convicted at 14

Girls Will Be Girls

Lord of the Flies is still a blueprint for savagery

What is the Age of Responsibility

When Women Rule

Why Lord of the Flies Speaks Volumes About Boys

 

Monday, May 2nd

  1. Vocabulary (Synonyms and Antonyms)
    1. Quiz Thursday Unit 8
  2. Complete reading of LOTF chapter 2
    1. Guided Reading Questions
  3. Analyze This Article “Lord of the Flies is still a blueprint for savagery”

 

Tuesday

  1. Vocabulary (Completing the Sentence)
    1. Quiz Thursday
  2. Read Chapter 3 – LOTF
  3. Analyze This “What is the Age of Responsibility”

 

Wednesday

  1. Review Vocab Unit 8
    1. Quiz Thursday
  2. Quiz Chapters 1-3 LOTF
  3. Begin Reading Chapter 4
  4. Analyze This “When Women Rule” and “Girls will be Girls”

 

Thursday

  1. Vocab Quiz – Unit 8
  2. Finish Chapter 4
    1. Guided reading questions
  3. Analyze This “Why Lord of the Flies speaks volumes about boys” and “Convicted at 14”

 

Friday

  1. Twilight Zone “I Shot an Arrow into the Sky”
    1. Analysis Sheet with video clip
  2. Begin Chapter 5 reading



 

World Literature, April 25-29th

Reminders:

  • Monday will be the Socratic Seminar
  • Tuesday is the Night test
  • Tuesday is the last day to turn in and make up work for Night unit
  • Tuesday – bring your own Lord of the Flies novel if you are choosing to not have HHS copy

Monday, 4/25

  1. Socratic Seminar
  2. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (terms 1-10)

For Night Test

Know:  what quote is about; what is going on in story at the time; how quote is significant to a major theme.

  • “Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever.”
  • “Hitler is the only one who has kept his promises, all his promises to the Jews.”
  • “The yellow star? Oh well, what of it? You don’t die of it.”
  • “My God, Lord of the Universe, give me strength never to do what Rabbi Eliahou’s son has done.”
  • “Men to the left! Women to the right!”

Tuesday, 4/26

  1. Test – Night novel
  2. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (terms 11-20)
  3. Check out Lord of the Flies books from media center
    • Bring your own LOTF book today if you have it
  4. Handout Guided Reading Questions
  5. LOTF Prezi

Wednesday, 4/27

  1. Finish LOTF Prezi as needed
  2. Begin reading chapter 1

Thursday, 4/28

  1. Vocabulary – Unit 8 (Choosing the Right Word)
  2. Finish Chapter 1

Friday, 4/29

  1. Watch Kid Nation clips to compare with LOTF boys surviving
  2. Start reading Chapter 2



 

World Literature, April 18 – 22

Reminders:

  • Have your Night novel with you everyday
  • Wednesday – PSAT Quiz – Verb Tenses
  • Friday – Vocabulary Quiz – Unit 7
  • Socratic Seminar April 25th
  • Night UNIT TEST April 26th

Monday, April 18th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary exercises
  2. PSAT
  3. Introduce Elie Wiesel Timeline Activity
  4. Night
    1. Complete reading through section 3 before tomorrow
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

homework: finish reading through Sec. 3 in Night

Tuesday, 19th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary
  2. PSAT – QUIZ TOMORROW
  3. Night
    1. Complete reading Section 4 by tomorrow
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

homework:  1.)  PSAT quiz:  Verb tenses   2.) Night Sec. 4

Wednesday, 20th

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary
  2. PSAT quiz
  3. Handout “Faith Discussion Questions”
    1. Due for Socratic Seminar on Monday, April 20th
  4. Night
    1. Read through Section 5
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Guided reading questions

homework:  Night Sec. 5

Thursday, 21st

 LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocabulary – Quiz tomorrow
  2. Work on “Faith Discussion Questions”
  3. Night
    1. Read through Section 6
    2. Vocab
    3. Guided Reading Questions

homework:  Night Sec. 6

Friday, 22nd

LG: Students will determine theme and analyze its development over the course of the text.

  1. Vocab Quiz
  2. Work on “Faith Discussion Questions”
    1. Socratic Seminar Monday
    2. Have your discussion points and answers with you Monday
  3. Night
    1. Read through Section 7,8,9
    2. Vocab
    3. Guided Reading Questions

homework:  

1.)  Night Sec. 7-9

2.) Have Faith Discussion Questions prepared for Seminar Monday.

Reminder:  Test Tuesday over the book.  Be prepared.

 

 




 

World Literature, April 11-15

 Monday April 11

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

Substitute Today:  Follow the plans.

  1. Unit 7 Vocabulary Intro words #1-10
  2. SAT Language Practice Verb Tense
  3. Complete video comparison of AMSND, as needed
  4. Intro to Night by Ellie Wiesel, packet and Schindler’s List

 

Tuesday April 12

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Vocabulary Intro words #11-20
  2. SAT Language Verb Tense
  3. Intro to Night, packet and Schindler’s List

 

Wednesday April 13

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Choosing the Right Word
  2. SAT Language Practice Verb Tense
  3. Complete packet and Schindler’s List as needed

 

Thursday April 14

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Unit 7 Synonyms
  2. SAT Language Practicek Verb Tense
  3. Night Intro power point Night introduction
  4. Watch Oprah Winfrey interview with Elie Wiesel
  5. Hand out Night books

 homework: Schindler’s List packet due tomorrow

Friday April 15

LG: LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the U.S.. (ELAGSE9-10RL6)

 

  1. Turn in Schindler’s List packet
  2. SAT Language Practice Verb Tense
  3. Read Night, section 1 and guided questions

 




 

World Lit, Week of March 28-April 1

Reminders:

  • Vocab Unit 6 Quiz Wednesday, March 30
  • Act V quiz Wednesday
  • AMND Assessment Thursday

Links for the week:

A Midsummer study guide 

Link to youtube audio for A Midsummer Night’s Dream  = start at 1:16:11

Monday, March 28

  1. Vocab – Unit 6
    • Synonyms and Antonyms
    • Completing the Sentence
  2. Start reading Act V
  3. Work on flow chart
  4. Work on Act 5 questions
  5. Crossword
  6. Who is Dreaming What activity

 

Tuesday

  1. Vocab – Unit 6, Charades, Quiz tomorrow
  2. Grammar – PSAT #9 – Faulty Subordination (1-8)
  3. Go over Act V
  4. Handout Study Guide for AMND test

 

Wednesday

  1. Vocab quiz – Unit 6
  2. Grammar – PSAT – Quiz tomorrow
  3. Ask and answer any questions concerning study guide
  4. Finish Act V as needed
    • Quiz
  5. Start working on group graphic novel assignment

Thursday, March 31

  1. Turn in Flow chart and Guided ?s for check grade
  2. Take AMND Test
  3. Group Graphic Novel Assignment
    1. Groups of 3-4
    2. On butcher paper – Present Panel Analysis using graphic novel vocabulary
    3. On butcher paper – present importance of panel in relation to play

Friday

  1. AMND film analysis
    1. You will write a compare and contrast 2 paragraph analysis of the film. Your paragraphs will contain details of the graphic novel interpretation of the play vs the film.



 

World Literature, Week of March 21-25

Reminders:

  • Grammar quiz Friday
  • Act 2 quiz – Tuesday
  • Act 3 quiz – Thursday

 

Monday, March 21

  1. Vocabulary Unit 6
    1. Go over terms 1-10
  2. Grammar – PSAT (quiz Friday)
  3. Continue reading Act II of AMND
    1. Fill out Flow chart of plot as we go
    2. Work on guided reading questions
    3. Act small scenes

 

Tuesday

  1. Vocabulary Unit 6
    1. Go over terms 11-20
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Review for Act II quiz
  4. Take quiz
  5. Start reading Act III

 

Wednesday

  1. Vocabulary Unit 6
    1. Choosing the Right Word
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Start reading Act III
    1. Flow chart as we go
    2. Work on guided ?s
    3. Act small scenes

 

Thursday

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Review Act III
    1. Take quiz
  4. Start Act IV

 

Friday, March 25

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar Quiz – PSAT
  3. Read Act IV
    1. Act small scenes
    2. Flow chart
    3. Reading questions

 

 

 




 

March 14-18

Monday

Lab to finish FAQ and visual aid

Tuesday

Present FAQ and visual aid

Grammar – continue pronoun/antecedent

Vocab Unit 5 exercises

Wednesday

Vocab Unit 5 exercises

Grammar – Pron/Antece – quiz tomorrow

Begin reading Act I of AMND

Thursday

Vocab Unit 5 exercises

Grammar – Pron/Antec Quiz today

Work on Flow chart

Finish reading Act I AMND

Friday

Vocab Unit 5 Quiz

Quiz Act I AMND Act I

Assign parts to begin acting out Act II

 




 

World Literature Week of March 7-11

Things to remember:

  1. FAQ – MLA typed portion due by end of class Friday.
  2. FAQ – Notes and visual aid due the following Mon (3/14) w/brief presentation
  3. PSAT quiz Friday
  4. Start bringing your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Monday
  5. Dan Brown Assessment #4 – March 14

THERE WILL BE NO MORE EATING AND DRINKING IN CLASS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!!!!!

AMND FAQ Project for Spring 2016

FAQ Sample Project updated citation 09 5 questions

RAFT Rubric

RAFT1

 

Monday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing in research.

  1. Vocab Unit 5 – Introduce Terms (1-20)  unit 5 level E words
  2. PSAT #7 – Pronoun Agreement Rules; Complete 1&2
    1. Quiz Friday
  3. Introduce research project-FAQ
    1. Put partners together
    2. Give out Research Topics
    3. Look at valid sources vs. non valid sources
    4. Learn how to paraphrase
    5. Begin brainstorming ideas with your partner

Tuesday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing.

  1. Vocabulary – Handout RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT – 3-10
  3. Work on FAQ in computer Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Wednesday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocabulary – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT – 11, 12, 13
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Thursday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT – 14, 15, 16 – quiz Friday
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab – F.A. Lab 9218 (Kirkley) / Media Center (Clifton)
    1. Due Friday with visual aid

Friday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT due at end of class
  2. PSAT – quiz today
  3. FAQ due at end of class – Work in Lab 516
    1. Visual aid and brief presentation with visual aid Monday
  4. Bring your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream starting Monday

 




World Literature Week of Feb. 29- March 4

Things to Remember for the week:

  1. Dante’s Inferno Test on – Tuesday, March 1
  2. Vocabulary Unit 4 quiz – Thursday, March 3
  3. Dan Brown’s Inferno Part 3 Assessment – Friday, March 4
  4. All Levels of Hell Group Projects Due Friday, March 4
    • Presentations will be March 4 and 7
    • All group members must be present for their presentations on Friday or Monday.
  5. Dan Brown’s Inferno Part 4 Assessment Monday March 14

*****If you are absent any day this week, you will still be held responsible for getting your part of the group project completed on time.

*****If you know you will be absent any day this week ahead of time, you should let your group know and plan accordingly.

  • FRIDAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR DANTE UNIT MAKE-UP WORK!!!!!!!!!

Handouts:

Dante Group Activity

Dante Study GUIDE

Botticelli Pencil Map

Botticelli’s inferno

Monday Feb. 29

LG: To understand the use of allegory in Dante’s Inferno.

  • Work on Vocabulary Completing the sentence #11-20
    1. Quiz on Thursday
  • PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  • Work on study guide and correct all guided reading handouts
    1. Test Tuesday
  • Begin thinking about your groups and what you want to do your Dante project on.

Homework:  Study for Dante Test

Tuesday Mar. 1

LG: To understand the use of allegory in Dante’s Inferno.

  1. Dante’s Inferno Test
  2. Vocabulary review Unit 4 – Group white board quiz
  3. PSAT Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  4. Dante’s Inferno Assessment discussion
  5. Work on creating your own Hell group project

Homework:  Each group member should be given a section to not only create but be responsible for presenting.  Work on this tonight as needed.

Wednesday March 2

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Vocab – Charades Review Unit 4
  2. Work on Dante Project, due Friday
  3. Vocab Quiz Unit 4 tomorrow

Homework:  Study for vocab quiz.  Work on project as needed.

Thursday March 3

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Image Grammar – Basic Brush Strokes- Painting with Participles Practice
  2. Vocabulary Unit 4 quiz
  3. Work on Dante Project – All groups due Friday (No Exceptions)
    • All group members must be present for presentation
    • If you know you will be absent Monday your group needs to volunteer tomorrow.

Homework: – Dante Levels Group Project due tomorrow.   Be ready to present.

  • Dan Brown Assessment #3 Quiz tomorrow

Friday March 4

LG: To apply what student has learned about Dante’s levels of Hell and create a modern relevant version with a partner.

  1. Dan Brown’s Inferno Part III Assessment today
  2. Image Grammar – Basic Brush Strokes- Painting with Participles Practice
  1. Present Dante Projects (all group members must present)
    • Do not be absent Monday if your group does not get to present today.

Homework:  Groups that do not present today will be ready to present on Monday

ELAGSE9-10RL6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.




 

 

 

World Literature / February 22-26
Reminders:
1. Need textbook Monday –Thursday
2. Bring Dan Brown book daily
3. Tuesday Dan Brown Pt2 Assessment
4. Friday Canto 33 and 34 Quiz
Monday
Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying meaning in literary works.
1. Vocab Unit 4 / Terms 1-10
2. PSAT/SAT Language Practice –Commas, read chart and do 1-5, check as a class
3. Canto 5

Canto 33 text

1. Discuss questions with power point  Dantes inferno READ ALONG notes
4. Read Canto 33 and answer questions from reading guide

Homework:  Prepare for Dan Brown Inferno Test #2 = Chapters 27-54

Tuesday
Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying meaning in literary works.
1. Vocab Unit 4 / Terms 11-20
2. PSAT/SAT Language Practice –Commas, 6-9, check as a class
3. Go over Canto 33 questions with PowerPoint
4. Dan Brown Part 2 Assessment
5. Read Dan Brown when finish assessment

Wednesday
Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying meaning in literary works.
1. Vocab Unit 4 Choosing the Right Word
2. PSAT/SAT Language Practice –Commas- 10-12
3. Read Canto 34 and answer questions
4. Read Dan Brown when finished

Thursday
Learning Goal: Understand modern use of Dante’s Inferno.
1. Vocab Unit 4 Syn/Ant.
2. PSAT/SAT Language Practice –Commas- 13-14
3. Go over Canto 34 questions with PowerPoint
4. Article with Analyze This Activity “ A Modern Pope gets Old School on the Devil”
5. Read Dan Brown book when you complete article

Friday
Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying meaning in literary works.
1. Vocab Unit 4 Completing the Sentence #1-10
2. PSAT/SAT Language Practice –Commas- 15-16
3. Canto 33/34 quiz
4. Turn in Analyze This article and answers
5. Read Dan Brown’s Inferno





 

 

World Literature / February 8-12

Reminders:

  • You must have your World Lit textbook with you every day this week!!!!
    • Keep it with you until we finish Dante’s Inferno.
  • Bring your Dan Brown’s Inferno parallel novel with you every day to read every spare minute.
  • Any and all make up work should be taken care of before we finish our Dante Unit.
  • Canto 1 quiz Tuesday
  • Vocab Unit 3 Quiz Friday 1/12
  • Dan Brown reading day Friday

 

Monday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Vocab Unit 3 (terms 1-10)
  • Grammar – PSAT Subj/Verb agreement
  • Finish reading Dante’s Inferno Canto 1  Canto 1 reading questions
    1. Read along Power Point
    2. Guided Reading Questions
    3. Discuss allegorical nature of poem

 

Tuesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Vocab Unit 3 (terms 11-20)
  • Grammar
  • Finish Canto 1 as needed
    1. Turn in questions and go over
  • Begin reading Canto 3 w/ read along pwr point  Canto 3 questions

 

Wednesday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Vocab – Choosing the Right Word
  • DGP – Clauses and Sentence Type
  • Canto 1&3 due before end of class
  • Check for grade and go over
  • Start Canto 5 if possible

HOMEWORK: 

Quiz over Background notes, Canto 1, and Canto 3 – Thursday

BRING YOUR DAN BROWN BOOK!!!! FOR FRIDAY

 

Thursday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Vocab Synonyms
  • Grammar
  • Background notes check, Canto 1 & 3 reading check
  • Divide and Conquer with Dante’s Inferno song lyrics
  • List, Group, Label with Pope article – Postpone until Monday after the break

A modern pope gets old school on the Devil

List Group Label for Modern Pope article

  • Canto 5 w/ read along pwr point  Canto 5 questions

HOMEWORK:  BRING YOUR DAN BROWN BOOK!!!! FOR FRIDAY

 

Friday

Learning Goal: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  • Vocab – Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Discuss any unclear concepts from background or previous Cantos
  • Finish and go over Canto 5
  • Dan Brown Reading Day

 




 

World Lit LP Week of Feb. 1-5
Things to remember for this week:
1. Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz Thursday Feb. 4
2. You will need your text book this week starting Thru.
3. REMINDER: Part 1 Assessment for Dan Brown’s Inferno is this Friday 2/5!!!!!
a. You should be taking notes and jotting down reminders in your book.

 

Monday Feb. 1
LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

1.) PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
2.) Vocab Unit 2 Choosing the right word
3.) Introduce Allegory
a. Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins).  Video can be found on YouTube.
b. Activity for Butter Battle Book  The Butter Battle Book-1 Activity

Tuesday Feb. 2
LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

1.) PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
2.) Vocab – Unit 2 Syn/Ant
3.) If needed, finish and go over Butter Battle activity
4.) Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab 816  Dante Levels of Hell Lab Preactivity Spring 15
Wednesday Feb. 3

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

1.) PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
2.) Vocab – Unit 2 Completing the Sentence
3.) Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab 816
a. Turn in by end of class
b. Read Dan Brown when you finish
Thursday Feb. 4

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

1.) PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
2.) Vocab – Unit 2 Quiz
3.) Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet

Introduction to Dante’s Inferno-3

Intro to Inferno Fill in Notes
4.) Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno(in World Lit textbook) and answering reading guide questions

Canto 1 reading questions

Unit 2 Level E
Friday Feb. 5
LG: How does Dante’s cultural view of heaven affect people today?
1.) PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
2.) Dan Brown Part 1 Assessment
3.) Dan Brown Reading/Extra Credit Project Day/ Dante Inferno questions from textbook




 

World Lit LP Week of January 19-29

Reminders for the week:

  • BRING YOUR TEXTBOOKS EVERY DAY!
  • Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz Friday Jan. 22
  • Test over Medieval Stories Jan. 25 – Short Story Test Study Guide
  • Hero Narratives Due Jan. 28 – Typed in MLA style
  • Dan Brown Calendar starts this week – START READING!!!!!!
  • Friday is the last day to turn in makeup work for this unit

Monday Jan. 25

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  1. Hand out Dan Brown reading calendar
  2. Unit 2 Vocabulary intro words #1-10
  3. DGP – parts of speech /SAT
    • {in william shakespeares play julius caesar brutus joins the conspiracy to assassinate caesar but he doesnt think that killing marc antony is necessary}
  4. Test over Medieval Stories
  5. Hero Narrative Writing with Partner

 

Tuesday Jan. 26

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  1. Vocab – Unit 2
    • Terms 11-20
  2. DGP – Sentence Parts
  3. Go over test
  4. Peer review and edit stories.  Lab 516 to type tomorrow.

 

Wednesday Jan. 27

LG: Share and discuss narratives with another group

  1. DGP – Clauses and Sent Type
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Create Vocabulary posters
  3. Computer Lab (lab 516) to type Hero Narrative – MLA style
  4. check home page of blog for MLA style power point 
    • Both partners names should be on the story and the detailed 12 step hero cycle
    • Each group member should print 1 copy of each, so that you end up with 2 copies for your group: one for me, one to read tomorrow
    • Have ready for tomorrow to Pair/Share

Friday is last day for make up work for this unit

 

Thursday Jan. 28

LG: To better understand the writing process through peer review

  1. DGP – Punctuate and Capitalize and Create your own Compound-Complex sentence
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Share Vocabulary posters
  3. Peer Review of Hero Narratives
    • pick best story to share with the class, time permitting

Homework:  Journal – Use three vocab words from Unit 2.  Use 1 compound-complex sentence.
Underline all four elements.  

Topic = Choose a story that we have read from this unit and briefly explain what you like about it and what you would have changed.  Make sure you reference the step from the hero cycle that you are referring to.

Friday is last day for make up work for this unit

 

Friday Jan. 29

LG:  Analyzing nonfiction articles

Monday Feb 1

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. DGP: Diagram Sentence/Check SAT work
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Share Vocabulary posters
  3. Introduce Allegory
    • Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins)
    • Activity for Butter Battle Book



 

 

Monday Jan. 18 – MLK Jr. Holiday

Tuesday Jan. 19

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  • Discuss The Song of Roland and How Siegfried was Slain – hero cycle and CRQs
  • Start Reading The Grail (page 630)

 

Wednesday Jan. 20

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Completing the Sentence
  • The Grail pages 630-641
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 641

 

Thursday Jan. 21

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  • DGP – Punctuation and Capitalization / Model and create your own compound sentence
  • Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins, quiz tomorrow

 

  • The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    1. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 648

 

  • If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative based on Hero’s Cycle
    1. Possibly use 12 step cycle as outline to begin – this will be turned in with your story
  • If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem

 

Friday Jan. 22

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  • DGP – Diagram Sentence/SAT check your work
  • Vocab Unit 1 Quiz
  • Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar, calendar begins next week
  • Hero Narrative Writing with partner
    1. Get with partner and begin writing your Hero Narrative based on Winkler’s Hero Cycle
    2. A 12 step Cycle will be turned in with your story. You
    3. Turn in a detailed 12 step page with your story

 

 

 



 

 

 


 

 

 

World Literature Plans January 11-15

Monday Jan. 11

LG:  Learn about a hero’s journey by viewing video.

  • DGP – the southside baptist church sponsored a festival my mother bought some french pastries there
    1. Parts of Speech
  • Vocabulary Unit 1
    1. Terms and definitions 1-10
    2. Visualization pics
  • Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart
  • If Time permits: Begin reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story  Hero Cycle elements with notes
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609

Homework:  Bring your literature book to class tomorrow!!!!!!

Tuesday

LG:  Identify the hero journey within each story.

  • DGP – Sentence Parts
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Terms and Def 11-20
    2. Visualization pics
  • Discuss parts of Hero Cycle for Song of Roland if needed
  • reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609

Wednesday

LG:  Identify the hero journey within each story.

  • DGP – Clauses and Sentence Type
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Choosing the Right Word
  • Complete Hero Cycle and pp. 609 CRQs for Song of Roland and turn in.
  • How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 618

Homework:  Finish Siegfried was Slain – Hero Cycle and p.618 – Turn in tomorrow in Lab

Thursday

Thursday and Friday’s plans will be postponed until next week.

We will be in Lab 9234 for YouScience workshop.

LG:  Identify the hero Journey within each story.

  • DGP – Punctuation and Capitalization / Model and create your own compound sentence
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Synonyms and Antonyms
  • The Grail pages 630-641
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 641

Friday Jan. 15

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story

  • DGP – Diagram Sentence
  • Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins
  • Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar, reading begins next week
  • The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    1. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 648
  • If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem
  • If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle

 

World Lit / January 5-15

Reminders:

1/6-8 – Bring back signed syllabus and student info sheet

1/6-11 –   $12 for Vocabulary books; we will start vocabulary on 1/11

**TEXTBOOK needed Monday 11th

**Vocabulary Book needed Monday 11th

 

Tuesday January 5th

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation.

  1. Journal: What are the characteristics of a hero?
  2. TRSS forms while journaling
  3. Syllabus – Discuss
  4. Daily Grammar Program Diagnostic (DGP) – Parts of Speech, check with colored pens
  5. Partner hero activity. With your partner, write down as many characteristics of a hero as you can come up with.
    1. If time, share hero characteristics with another pair. Merge the most important and create a visual.

 

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

Wednesday

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation.

  1. Collect syllabus/sign any TRSS forms
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. DGP – Sentence Parts
  4. Share your hero characteristics with another pair. Merge your characteristics. Create a visual to represent your group’s characteristics.
  5. Gallery walk to view all heroes. Time permitting.

Differentiation: Choice of partner for activity and choice of characteristics.

Thursday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. View Winkler’s Hero Journey video
  4. Answer close reading questions as class reads “The Sword and the Stone” pp. 82-,
  5. Plot Arthur’s hero journey

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

 

Friday

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Complete annotation activity from Wednesday as needed
  4. Discuss Arthur’s hero journey
  5. Talk about how different types of heroes with similar hero journeys
  6. View video and create a chart that shows the hero’s journey with specific examples from the video

Differentiation: Help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

REMINDERS:

Textbook and Vocabulary book needed starting Monday!!!

 

 

 

 

 

World Literature Plans January 11-15

Monday Jan. 11

LG:  Learn about a hero’s journey by viewing videoth.

  • DGP – the southside baptist church sponsored a festival my mother bought some french pastries there
    1. Parts of Speech
  • Vocabulary Unit 1
    1. Terms and definitions 1-10
    2. Visualization pics
  • Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart
  • If Time permits: Begin reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609

 

Tuesday

LG:  Identify the hero journey within each story.

 

  • DGP – Sentence Parts
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Terms and Def 11-20
    2. Visualization pics
  • Discuss parts of Hero Cycle for Song of Roland if needed
  • reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609

 

Wednesday

LG:  Identify the hero journey within each story.

 

  • DGP – Clauses and Sentence Type
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Choosing the Right Word
  • How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 618

 

Thursday

LG:  Identify the hero Journey within each story.

  • DGP – Punctuation and Capitalization / Model and create your own compound sentence
  • Vocab Unit 1
    1. Synonyms and Antonyms
  • The Grail pages 630-641
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 641

 

Friday Jan. 15

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story

 

  • DGP – Diagram Sentence
  • Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins
  • Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar, reading begins next week
  • The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    1. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions on pp. 648
  • If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem
  • If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle

 

World Literature / December 14-18

Reminders:

  • Final Exams – Thursday 1st and 2nd / Friday 3rd and 4th
  • Study Guide will be given on Monday

Monday – Wednesday

Study Guide – Final Exam Study Guide Fall 2015

Review for Final

Thursday

Final Exam for 1st and 2nd

 Friday

Final Exam for 3rd and 4th

 

World Literature Plans / December 7 – 11

Reminders:

  • Monday – Socratic Seminar and LOTF questions are due
  • Vocab Quiz Wednesday – Unit 7
  • Thursday is the SLO Post-test
  • Review for LOTF Unit Assessment
  • LOTF Unit Assessment Friday
  • Prezi for LOTF study guide: http://prezi.com/47goev03pwhg/?utm_campaign=share

Monday

LG: To practice communication skills in a group setting in a positive manner.

  • Socratic Seminar – LOTF
  • Turn in 12 Questions and Answers after your group is finished
  • Work on SLO Practice Questions packet

Tuesday

LG: To prepare for SLO and better understand commonly confused/misused words

  • Work on SLO packet questions packet
  • Go over commonly confused/misused words
  • Review for Vocab Quiz Unit 7 as needed

Wednesday

LG: To prepare for SLO

  • Unit 7 Vocabulary Quiz
  • Review SLO Packet
  • Review Julius Caesar

Thursday

LG:  To review for LOTF exam

  • SLO Post Test
  • Review for LOTF

Friday

LG:  To show mastery of LOTF novel and concepts

  • LOTF Assessment
  • Finish LOTF Film

 

World Literature / November 30 – December 4

Reminders:

  • Socratic Seminar will take place on Monday December 7
  • LOTF Unit Test: Wednesday December 9
    • Review Tuesday Dec. 8
  • L.O. Review cold passage December 9
  • L.O. Post Test will take place on December 10

Monday

Tuesday

  • Vocab: Unit 7
  • LOTF chapter 10 with questions
  • Finish Social Isolation article
  • Work on Socratic Seminar questions

Wednesday

  • Vocab: Unit 7
  • LOTF chapter 11 with questions
  • Article and summary due from each partner
  • Work on Socratic Seminar questions

Thursday

  • Vocab: Unit 7
  • LOTF: begin chapter 12 with questions
  • Work on Socratic Seminar questions

Friday

  • Vocab: Unit 7
  • LOTF: finish chapter 12 with questions
  • Work on Socratic Seminar questions

 

World Literature Week of November 16-20

Monday November 16

LG: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELAGSE9-10RL2  Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. ELAGSE9-10RL5

 

 

Tuesday November 17

LG: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELAGSE9-10RL2  Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. ELAGSE9-10RL5

 

  • Writing Workshop: Lead ins /Lead Outs
  • Quiz LOTF Ch. 4-6
  • Read Ch. 7 LOTF and answer all questions

 

Wednesday November 18

LG: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.  ELAGSE9-10RL2  Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. ELAGSE9-10RL5

 

  • Writer’s Workshop- View a sample argument essay with the rubric
  • Read Ch. 8 LOTF and answer all questions

 

Thursday November 19

LG: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. ELAGSE9-10W1

 

  • Timed Writing- LOTF
  • Complete Ch. 8 LOTF and all questions

 

Friday November 20

LG: Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different

artistic mediums including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. ELAGSE9-10RL7

 

  • Discuss answers to questions from LOTF Ch. 6-8
  • View “ The 100” to compare to boys in LOTF

 

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