April 13

Honors 9th Lit. Week 14 April 16-20

Planning Your Week

Th 4/19: Submit scholar’s journals for The Tempest to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.; bring hard copy of scholar’s journal, annotated article, and typed questions for the Socratic seminar tomorrow.

F 4/20: ZINC due (213 words for 3rd quarter). Socratic discussion for The Tempest. Bring TYPED, PRINTED materials to class (scholar’s journal, annotated article, and typed questions).

W 4/25: OPTIONAL argument replacement essay due (this will replace your original grade on the argument essay summative assessment). Use the links below to access the prompt, a Power Point presentation with tips, and the two required articles:

EOC Argument Prompt Helicopter Parenting

How Helicopter Parenting is Ruining American Children

Pro- Helicopter Parenting

Overview of Argument

 

NEXT WEEK: We will finalize and present your projects for The Night Circus.

Continue independently reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern; we will review portions in class, but it is your responsibility to finish Part IV and Part V. There is no study guide because you have learned how to focus on the significant details and literary elements (characterization, theme development, structure). Finish the novel by Wednesday if possible but NO LATER THAN Friday, April 20. 

We will be reading The Tempest in class; we will use a class set of books at school, and you may read/review online using the Folger edition of The Tempest.

 

Monday, April 16

Opener: EOC question of the day.

Work Session: 

  1. Review CEI structure for EOC preparation; complete CEI paragraph for evolution of Ferdinand and Miranda’s relationship.
  2. Analyze 3.3; complete scholar’s journals for Act III (3 entries for a total of 7).

Closer: Compare/contrast film adaptation with the script; list potential angles for researching an article to go with your motif.

HOMEWORK: Research an article to go with your motif for The Tempest scholar’s journal. Type your scholar’s journal.

 

Tuesday, April 17

Opener: EOC question of the day.   

Work Session:

  1. Review exposition, rising action, and climax for The Tempest.
  2. Analyze Act IV-V, comparing/contrasting with film adaptation.

Closer: Complete scholar’s journals.

HOMEWORK: Print and annotate an article to go with your motif for the scholar’s journal. Finish and type scholar’s journal entries (due Thursday evening to Turnitin.com with printed copy due in class Friday).

 

Wednesday, April 18

Opener: EOC question of the day.

Work Session:

  1. Review initial plan for TNC project attraction with your group.
  2. Research and begin composing rationales for your project.

Closer: Create a to-do list for TNC project attraction.

HOMEWORK: Print and annotate an article to go with your motif for the scholar’s journal. Finish and type scholar’s journal entries (due Thursday evening to Turnitin.com with printed copy due in class Friday).

 

Thursday, April 19

Opener: Review progress from yesterday

Work Session: 

  1. Collaborate with TNC groups to complete research and planning for your project.
  2. Compose rationales for your TNC project/attraction.

Closer: Review seminar requirements; prepare materials (annotated article, scholar’s journal, questions). Compose questions to use in tomorrow’s discussion (type and bring printed copy tomorrow).

HOMEWORK:  Print and annotate an article to go with your motif for the scholar’s journal. Finish and type scholar’s journal entries and SUBMIT to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.; bring your printed, annotated article; printed scholar’s journal; and printed/typed questions for the Socratic discussion TOMORROW.

Friday, April 20

Opener: Set up Socratic discussion.

Work Session:

  1. Discuss motifs in The Tempest, sharing scholar’s journal findings and research findings
  2. Analyze 3.3 for developing conflict with Alonso, Antonio, & Sebastian; focus on Gonzalo’s character.

Closer: Reflect on your performance in the discussion; turn in printed materials.

HOMEWORK:  Work on The Night Circus projects/attractions.


Posted April 13, 2018 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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