Planning Your Week
M 2/4: Read The Awakening through ch.26.
T 2/5: Read The Awakening through ch.29.
F 2/8: Bring 2 printed poems from the Poetry Out Loud website. Finish The Awakening. BY 11:59 p.m. complete ZINC 100+ words.
S 2/10: Finish scholar’s journal for The Awakening and submit to Turnitin.com.
ONGOING: Work on ZINC (100+ words due Feb. 8).
Monday, February 4
Opener: Daily lines
- Complete MCM
- Finish episode of Modern Family and connect to “great conversation” about themes/human condition.
- Review The Awakening ch.1-15 with post it conversation: 1. What do you think about women’s roles, society’s expectations, and the conflict those create for an individual? 2. What does Chopin seem to be saying? 3. Find evidence and create a scale poster to visualize a range of essay scores.
Closer: Read The Awakening ch.16-26 and work on scholar’s journal for your chosen motif.
Homework: Finish The Awakening through ch.26 (read and complete scholar’s journal); work on ZINC.
Tuesday, February 5
Opener: Daily Lines (poetry); view clips from Bridges of Madison County and read the weather chapter from How to Read Literature Like a College Professor.
- Read and discuss “The Storm”; analyze imagery and apply Foster’s claims to the story.
- Develop a theme statement for “The Storm.”
Closer: Introduce Poetry Out Loud; read The Awakening ch.25-29 and work on scholar’s journal.
Homework: Finish The Awakening through ch.29 (read and complete scholar’s journal). Locate 2 poems from the Poetry Out Loud website and bring printed copies to class Friday; work on ZINC.
Wednesday, February 6
Opener: Review thematic concepts discussed so far in Daily Lines (justice, tyranny, love, desire, sacrifice, failure to adapt, humor).
- Compose a response to the poetry prompt.
- Self-assess with the FRQ rubric.
Closer: Read ch.30-39 of The Awakening.
Homework: Bring 2 printed poems from POL website by Friday and finish scholar’s journal through ch.39 of The Awakening; work on ZINC.
Thursday, February 7
Opener: Daily Lines; view The Gilded Cage and use the Feldman method for art analysis; listen to “A Bird in a Gilded Cage” and read “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.” Analyze the role of the artist.
- Read and discuss chapters 21-26 of The Awakening.
- Complete discussion questions on types of houses, types of women, and bird imagery.
Closer: Introduce EPCOT research novel choices.
Homework: Research novel choices and fill out the Google form to make your selections; bring 2 printed poems from POL website tomorrow; read through ch.39 of The Awakening and add scholar’s journal entries; work on ZINC.
Friday, February 8
Opener: Daily Lines; introduce EPCOT research project.
- Map Edna in her various settings (New Orleans and Grand Isle).
Closer: Begin analysis for Poetry Out Loud poems.
Homework: Finish scholar’s journal for The Awakening.