November 14

Honors 9th Literature Nov. 16-20

9th Lit Honors                                   

Planning Your Week: November 16-20

Tempest Extra Credit due Dec. 11.

No vocab or language practice this week.

T 11/17Night Circus papers due at the end of the period; we’re in the lab Monday & Tuesday

  • Designer’s Rationale: two page long justification for why you made the design choices that you did and how those choices connect with the text. Must contain research from outside sources.
  • Concessionare’s Recipes & Rationales: Recipes for each food item, decorated to blend with the design aesthetic; two-page rationale that justifies your food choices and cites the sources that served as your inspiration.
  • Editorialist/Rêveur’s Analyses & Review: Three rhetorical analyses (1.5—2 pages each) of Thiessen’s reviews (see extra handout on these); two-page (minimum) review of your group’s tent, written in the perspective of an outsider; completed NORM forms for every group meeting.
  • Ring Masters Map: Tent map with cited references to text; printed slides or CD of multimedia presentation; check with other group members and assist them in completing their portions.

Th 11/19—Portfolio Check #3

 

 

Monday, November 16

LG: Collaborate with peers to develop an engaging presentation.  

  1. Compose Dear Reader letter and compile portfolio requirements.
  2. Collaborate with circus groups to plan and develop presentation.
  • Ringmasters: Confirm with me a list of requirements for your project. What do you need? (Laptops, carts, overhead projectors, extension cords, speakers, etc.). Also, make sure you talk with the other groups so you all agree on which part of the classroom you will use.
  • Notebook: Ring Masters – make sure your team has everything in place for the notebook. All deliverables must be typed and in the notebook ON THE DAY THAT YOU PRESENT.
  • Editing: Each member of the team should edit deliverables for grammar, typos, MLA, etc. Remember that you need quotes from outside sources as well as from your novel.
  • MultiMedia: Practice how you are going to present your multi-media. Are you going to narrate as you move through slides/pictures? Are you going to explain your map?
  • Checks & Balances: Each person should check quality of other team members’ work. Make suggestions for improvement. One weak link lessons the overall quality of the project.

 

Tuesday, November 17

LG: Collaborate with peers to develop an engaging presentation.  

  1. Compose Dear Reader letter and compile portfolio requirements.
  2. Collaborate with circus groups to plan and develop presentation. DIFFERENTIATION: Students are grouped homogeneously based on PSAT scores & class average; roles based on student survey of multiple intelligences.
  1. RINGMASTERS: Confirm with me a list of requirements for your project. What do you need? (Laptops, carts, overhead projectors, extension cords, speakers, etc.). Also, make sure you talk with the other groups so you all agree on which part of the classroom you will use.
  2. Notebook: Ring Masters – make sure your team has everything in place for the notebook. All deliverables must be typed and in the notebook ON THE DAY THAT YOU PRESENT.
  3. Editing: Each member of the team should edit deliverables for grammar, typos, MLA, etc. Remember that you need quotes from outside sources as well as from your novel.
  4. MultiMedia: Practice how you are going to present your multi-media. Are you going to narrate as you move through slides/pictures? Are you going to explain your map?
  5. Checks & Balances: Each person should check quality of other team members’ work. Make suggestions for improvement. One weak link lessons the overall quality of the project.

 

Wednesday, November 18

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in the Odyssey, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Review EOC skills; understand how to identify author’s purpose in a short text, explaining how the author develops his claim.
  2. Read/analyze “Dragon Mythology: East vs. West” from the EOC guide p.23.
    1. Be aware of the time and stay focused. You must understand the main point as best as you can in one reading. Underline or highlight topic sentences.
    2. Answer the question in the prompt; how does the author develop his claim (use the ARCH method, identify what you need to know as well as textual evidence; write a thesis statement.
  1. Debate issues from The Odyssey anticipation guide.
  2. Note the list of characters in The Odyssey on p. 982 of the textbook.
  3. Read the invocation to The Odyssey p. 981 and “I am Laertes’ Son” p.983.

 

Thursday, November 19

LG:  Compare how authors use different mediums to tell the same story.

  1. Read “The Cyclops” pp. 986-999.
    1. How does the Cyclops ignore the duties of hospitality? How does Odysseus break the rules of hospitality? What do these customs show about the Greek culture?
    2. List various ways your own culture greets and behaves toward guests. What do these behaviors show about your culture?
  2. Identify epic similes, epithets, and patronymics in “The Cyclops.”
  3. Read/analyze “The Land of the Dead” p.1064-69
  4. Read “Scylla and Charybdis” on p. 1073-1076; identify the two epic similes in the story of “Scylla and Charybdis” and explain what two things are being compared.
  5. Compare with the film adaptation in Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters.

 

 Friday, November 20

LG:  Compare how authors use different mediums to tell the same story.

  1. Finish analysis of sections of The Odyssey.
  2. Compare with the film adaptation in Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters.


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