September 9

Honors World Literature Sept. 12-16

Honors World Literature                            September 12-16      

 

Planning Your Week:

 

Sun. 9/11—Membean practice due (make sure your accuracy is 85% or greater to earn full credit).

Mon. 9/12—Read through chapter 4 of The Joy Luck Club. Bring three beans (3 Membean words; make the word large and bold with a definition and part of speech)

Fri. 9/14—Poetry Out Loud performances; The Joy Luck Club Literary Analysis I (setting/mood and diction/style paragraphs)

Fri. 9/23—The Joy Luck Club Literary Analysis II (character development and theme paragraphs); early turn-in for The Joy Luck Club Scholars’ Journal entries (15 entries from 10 chapters)

Read online at The Joy Luck Club pdf.

*Vocab. Study Plan: Complete Membean practice in 15 minute increments or less. 

 

Monday, September 12

LG: Understand author’s rhetorical strategies in literary works, focusing on word choices and how they create meaning/tone and develop setting. 

  1. Review beans (color code and sort into parts of speech on the wall). Write 5 summary sentences using 5 different Membean words and a verbal in each (use all three verbal types) about The Joy Luck Club.
  2. Read/analyze The Joy Luck Club chapter 1-4: Feathers from a Thousand Li Away; complete dialectical journal entries.

*Homework: Continue reading The Joy Luck Club; work on setting/mood and diction/style paragraphs; work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASST and performances.

 

Tuesday, September 13

LG: Understand author’s rhetorical strategies in literary works, focusing on word choices and how they create meaning/tone and develop setting. 

  1. Computer Lab: compose setting/mood and diction paragraphs.
  2. Read/analyze The Joy Luck Club chapter 5: “Rules of the Game”; complete dialectical journal entries.
  3. Discuss responses to chapter 1 questions.
  4. IAN: ponder and respond—Both An-mei and Taitai suffer wounds that result in scars while in tentative contact with their mothers in “Scar.” Examine the cause of the wounds, the connections to the mothers, and An-mei’s comment about her scars. What do these scars figuratively mean?

*Homework: Continue reading The Joy Luck Club; work on setting/mood and diction/style paragraphs; work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASST and performances.

 

Wednesday, September 14

LG: Understand author’s rhetorical strategies in literary works, focusing on word choices and how they create meaning/tone and develop setting. 

  1. IAN: Ponder and Respond: Is Rose in any way responsible for Bing’s death
  2. Read/analyze The Joy Luck Club chapter 6: “The Voice from the Wall”; complete dialectical journal entries.
  3. Introduce family portrait assignment and construct family trees
    1. Students will work to analyze several aspects of character development, motivation and connection to themes in the novel
    2. JLC family portrait assignment

*Homework: Continue reading The Joy Luck Club; work on setting/mood and diction/style paragraphs; work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASST and performances.

 

Thursday, September 15

LG: Understand author’s rhetorical strategies in literary works, focusing on word choices and how they create meaning/tone and develop setting. 

  1. Computer Lab: compose journal entries.
  2. Read/analyze The Joy Luck Club chapter 7: “Half and Half”; complete dialectical journal entries.
  3. Continue working on character portraits and family tree construction
  4. Rehearse for Poetry Out Loud with your Chinese family as an audience.
    1. Provide feedback on physical presence; gestures; pronunciation; delivery volume and emotion

*Homework: Continue reading The Joy Luck Club; work on setting/mood and diction/style paragraphs; work on Poetry Out Loud TPFASST and performances.

 

Friday, September 16

LG: Understand author’s rhetorical strategies in literary works, focusing on word choices and how they create meaning/tone and develop setting. 

  1. Perform Poetry Out Loud
  2. IAN: List ways in which parents and children embarrass one another. How do cultural and generational differences affect parent/child relationships? Use at least five Membean words and various verbals. How Can I Embarrass You? Let Me Count the Ways.
  3. Read/analyze The Joy Luck Club chapter 8: “Two Kinds”; complete dialectical journal entries.

*Homework: Continue reading The Joy Luck Club; work on theme & character development paragraphs.


Posted September 9, 2016 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors World Literature

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