World Lit

Welcome Back. I hope everyone enjoyed the Winter Break. I am including the syllabus for this semester and will be posting the weekly plans off of Mr.Kirkley’s blog as I did last semester. If you have any questions, you can reach me at: [email protected]

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World Literature Plans December 4 – 8, 2017

Reminders:

  • AMND Act 3 Quiz – Monday
  • Act 4 & 5 quiz this week as soon as we finish and review
  • Vocabulary Quiz, Unit 6 – Friday  unit 6 level E words-210n5d6
  • FAQ Corrections due Wednesday – Staple original to corrections
    • You should come see me in the morning or afternoon if you have questions regarding any marks on your project.
  • ***LOTF – Have your Lord of the Flies book by Thursday if you are purchasing your own copy.

Monday
Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 6

1. Review Act III
a. Take Quiz
2. Read Act IV, scene i of AMND.
3. Discuss progression of plot.
4. Complete guided reading questions and flow chart.

Closer: Watch clips from AMND film.

homework:  Study for quiz; FAQ corrections

Tuesday
Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 6

1. Read act IV, scene ii of AMND.
2. Discuss progression of plot and “play within a play”.
3. Complete guided reading questions.

Closer: Watch clips from AMND.

homework:  FAQ Corrections due tomorrow; study for quiz

Wednesday
Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 6

1. Read Act V of AMND.
2. Closing Activity
3. Guided Reading Questions/plot map

Closer: Watch clips from AMND.

homework:  study for quiz

Thursday
Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 6

1. Julius Caesar Review
2. Work on study guides for JC/AMND exam.
3. Test Monday

Closer: Study Guide Questions and Review

Friday
Warm-up: Vocabulary Unit 6 Quiz

Work:
1. Lord of the Flies Introductory Activity
2. Read opening chapter.

Closer: Reading Schedule

WL Plans, November 27 – December 1

Reminders:
– Tuesday, Act I Quiz for AMND
– Wednesday, 11/29 – ABR presentations begin

-AMND – Quiz Thursday over Act 2

 Independent Reading Projects-1vnv172

ABR Rubric-2axtn1y

– Friday, 12/1 – Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz

 unit 5 level E words

 

Monday, November 27th
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 “Choosing the Right Word”
2. Read Act I, scene ii of AMND.
a. Discuss the “Mechanicals” in the play.
b. Answer guided reading questions for Act I, scenes 1&2.  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act questions blank-1w4223x
3. Independent Reading/Work on ABR Projects

homework:  Quiz – AMND Act 1; study vocabulary unit 5; ABR project due wednesday

Tuesday, November 28th
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 “Synonyms and Antonyms”
2. Read act II, scene i of AMND.
a. Discuss progression of the play and “play-within-a-play”.
3. Independent Reading/Work on ABR Projects

homework:  ABR reading project due tomorrow

Wednesday, November 29th
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 “Completing the Sentence”
2. Read act II, scene ii of AMND.
a. Discuss progression of the play and “play-within-a-play”.
b. Independent Reading, ABR presentations
3. Work on guided reading questions for AMND.

homework:  ACT II quiz tomorrow

Thursday, November 30th
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 Review – Go over Syn/Ant and Completing the Sentence
2. Read act III, scene i of AMND.
a. Questions and Flow Chart
3. Work on guided reading questions for AMND.

4. Go over Act II before Quiz.

Friday, December 1st
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 Quiz
2. Read act III, scene ii of AMND.
a. Discuss progression of the play and “play-within-a-play”.
3. Work on guided reading questions for AMND

 

 

 




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

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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

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 9-20

Reminders:

  • Vocabulary Unit 3 Quiz – Monday
  • Canto 33,34 Quiz – Tuesday
  • Dante Test on Friday

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

 

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

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

 

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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. Finish Canto V reading with questions – due at end of class

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 18-22

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 if time permits

Friday, Sept. 22nd

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

  1. Continue reading Canto I

Homework:  If you do not finish Canto 1 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 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

WEEK 5:

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 Friday (??)
  • 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

  1. Vocabulary “Synonyms and Antonyms”
  2. Grammar – Springboard, pages 69,70
  3. Complete Book 22 and go over questions
  4. Group Character Sketch on butcher paper
    1. Epic Hero Character Sketch.doc
  5. Independent Reading

 

Thursday, Aug 31

  1. Grammar
  2. Read Book 24
    1. Bloom’s Based Questions
  3. Group Character Sketch
  4. Handout out study guide for Books 22,24 Quiz
    1. Quiz on Friday
  5. Independent Reading

 

Friday, September 1

  1. Review Book 22, 24 before Quiz
  2. Quiz Books 22, 24
  3. Independent Reading

Week 4: August 21-25, 2017

Reminders:

  • Vocabulary money due by next Friday, September 1.
  • PSAT quiz #2 Thursday, Aug 24
  • Hero Narrative and 12 steps due Friday, typed, printed, and in MLA format

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 Thursday
  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 Thursday
  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 today
  3. Finish writing and start typing your Hero Narrative
    • Brief MLA lesson
    • Walk students through MLA setup
    • Hero Narrative Due tomorrow

 

Friday, Aug 25

  1. Vocabulary Unit 1 Exercise “Choosing the Right Word”
  2. Read Book 6 from the Iliad
    • Bloom’s questions
    • Quiz Monday??
  3. 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. PSAT Week #2
  2. Complete Book 1 as needed
  3. Read Book 6 in class
    • Respond to Bloom’s based focus questions Book 6  BloomsQsBook6
  4. 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. Grammar Quiz:  Subject / Object Pronouns
  2. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    • Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
  3. If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative for Monday based on Hero’s Cycle
  4. If time:  SpringBoard:  Embedded Assessment #1 for World Lit pages 5-7; Activity 1.2

 

World Literature:

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

 

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 with at least two people around you. The brave may share with the class.
  2. TRSS forms
  3. Syllabus and class intro
  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).
  5. Plot Arthur’s hero journey

 

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
  5. Talk about how 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

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.

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 Slain610
    • 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 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 6
    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

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

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

  • Study Guide for AMND Unit Assessment
  • Watch film adaptation for AMND
  • AMND Unit Test tomorrow

homework:  AMND TEST tomorrow

Thursday, April 13

  • Hand out Night books
  • AMND Test today
  • Start reading Night after test

 

Friday, April 14

  • WWII Unit Introduction
  • FAQ Research Project Introduction

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
    1. Due Friday
  5. AMND – Begin Act III

 

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. Take quiz
  4. Introduce Graphic Analysis Activity
    1. Due Friday
  5. Start Act IV

 

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
  2. Finish Act IV as needed
  3. Work on Sonnet
  4. Work on G.A.

Homework:

  • Graphic Analysis and Sonnet are both due by the end of the day on Friday.
  • PSAT Quiz tomorrow

 

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. PSAT – Quiz Verb Tense
  2. Work on Sonnet
  3. Work on G.A.
  4. BOTH SONNET AND GRAPHIC ANALYSIS ARE DUE BY THE END OF THE DAY

World Lit March 20-24

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)
  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 (6-10)
  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

 

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 (Review Commas as needed)
  2. Give out “Anticipation Guide” and discuss responses
  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 (Review Commas as needed) Quiz tomorrow
  2. Act I – Finish
  3. Finish A Different Worlds for Act I

 

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

  • Cantos 1 and 3 Quiz – Monday
  • Have your Dan Brown’s Inferno novel with you every day for reading
  • Dan Brown #4 project is due Monday, March 13th

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 – pope article
  3. Finish Reading Canto 5

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

 

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

 

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. List, Group, Label with “A Modern Pope Gets Old School”  A modern pope gets old school on the Devil
  5. Start Canto 5  Canto 5
    • Read Along with pwr pt

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

 

Tuesday, Mar 7th

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

  1. Vocab – Antonyms
  2. PSAT
  3. Discuss any unclear concepts from background or previous Cantos
  4. Finish Reading Canto 5

World Literature, February 13-17

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

Reminders:

  • Have your Dan Brown novel with you in class every day
  • Quiz Iliad – Monday over Books 1 and 6
  • Membean Quiz #1 – Monday, Feb. 13th

 

Monday, Feb. 6th

  1. Go over DB Novel Test #1
  2. Mini-lesson for Logos, Ethos, Pathos  Logos Ethos Pathos Powerpoint-s2d2dt – Logos Ethos Pathos fill in notes-2flfhtk
  3. Analyze Andromache’s Speech with Logos, Ethos, Pathos  Andromache Speech-2l3rixh




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

World Literature January 30-February 3, 2017

Reminders:

  • Have your Dan Brown novel with you in class every day
  • Quiz Thursday for PSAT Fragments and Run-ons
  • Quiz – Iliad (Book 1 & 6) – Friday
  • Assessment #1 for Dan Brown will be Friday Feb. 3 over part one only – Prologue thru Chapter 26

 

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:

  • Dan Brown reading – Assessment tomorrow Part 1
  • Iliad – Book 1 & 6

 

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

Planning your week:
• Bring $10 to Membean for vocabulary this semester and Get your syllabus signed
• Literature in Film chart due upon completion of class viewing

***Purchase Dan Brown’s Inferno and bring to class by 1/20/17

 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.

  • Read Dan Brown 10 mins
  • DGP – Parts of Speech {in william shakespeares play julius caesar brutus joins the conspiracy to assassinate caesar but he doesnt think that killing marc antony is necessary}
  • Finish The Lay of the Werewolf as needed
  • Give study guide to Medieval Short Story Quiz and go over  Short Story Test Study Guide
  • Review as needed.
    1. Brief review game???
  • Start Hero Short Story Narrative Writing with partner  Hero narrative Rubric and guidelines-20s6dvs
  • Hero Narrative Peer Review

 

Tuesday, Jan. 24

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

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • Sentence Parts – {in william shakespeares play julius caesar brutus joins the conspiracy to assassinate caesar but he doesnt think that killing marc antony is necessary}
  • 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
  • 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
  • COMPUTER LAB TO TYPE HERO NARRATIVE

 

Friday, Jan 27

LG: Analyze nonfiction article.

  • Dan Brown – 10 mins
  • DGP – Diagram
  • Analyze This – “Are You a Hero or Bystander”
    1. Turn in when complete

Plans for the week:

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.

1. Grammar – Review punctuation and capitalization:  their team will practice after school
2. How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
3. Find Hero Cycle in story
4. Discuss

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome Back Hoyas!!!!
World Lit / January 5-13
Planning your week:
• Bring $10 to Membean for vocabulary this semester and Get your syllabus signed
• Purchase Dan Brown’s Inferno ASAP

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

Plans for the week:

 

Wednesday / Jan 11th
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. Membean Vocab money
3. View Matthew Winkler’s Hero Journey:  hero-cycle-elements-with-definitions
4. Handout Blank Journey List:  winklers-journey-with-blanks
5. Matthew Winkler’s Hero Journey Diagrams:  matthew-winklers-heros-journey-diagrams
6. Answer close reading questions as class reads “The Sword and the Stone” pp. 82 (Myths and Legends book). Close Reading Questions:  close-reading-questions
7. Plot Arthur’s hero journey using “Winkler’s Journey with blanks
Differentiation: Specific help given to students who struggle to answer close reading questions.

Thursday / Jan 12th
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.

Friday / Jan 13th
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.

Thursday / Jan 12th
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 – 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 p.610
5. Hero Cycle with story as a class
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?)

Friday / Jan 13th
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 – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 7-10
2. Read article “What makes a hero?”
3. Discuss personal reactions and beliefs
4. Complete Analyze This as a class
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

Monday / Jan 16th
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 – Subj / Obj Pronoun, #’s 11-16
2. How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
3. Find Hero Cycle in story
4. Discuss

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

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. Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins
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
6. Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Thursday  final-exam-study-guide-spring-2016

December 5-9

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

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

 

Friday

  1. Research project due
  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

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

 

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

 

  • 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 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. Shakespeare’s Globe Video- write 30 facts spread out through the videos
  4. 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. View AMND Best Preview ppt…do not take notes.  amnd-ppt-best-preview
  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. Give out “Anticipation Guide” and discuss as needed  anticipation-guide
  2. AMND, Act 1
  3. 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. Act I – Finish

 

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

 

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

 

Wednesday

  1. Membean quiz closes at 4:00 today
  2. Dan Brown silent reading
  3. PSAT review for quiz tomorrow
  4. Finish Canto V reading 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. Finish Canto I as needed
  3. Go over reading questions
  4. Start Canto III

 

 

 




 

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