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Monday, August 22:


Due Today- Parent expectation letter. Must be signed.


Targets:

1. Identify and practice using the various technological resources available for this class.
2. Identify and practice various classroom procedures and behaviors including- table behavior, group behavior, and iPad behavior.


Agenda:

1. We'll be going over student email, student dropboxes, skydrive, and the course website.
2. We'll then look at the various apps available on your iPads and the workflows you'll use to receive and hand-in assignments using the iPads.
3. Practice various classroom procedures and behaviors with deal with technology and group work.
4. You will then have some time to play around with and familiarize yourself with the applications and technology.

Note: it is likely these will take more than one day, so this lesson will continue on to Tuesday.



Tuesday, August 23:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and practice using the various technological resources available for this class.
2. Identify and practice various classroom procedures and behaviors including- table behavior, group behavior, and iPad behavior.


Agenda:

1. We'll be going over student email, student dropboxes, skydrive, and the course website.
2. We'll then look at the various apps available on your iPads and the workflows you'll use to receive and hand-in assignments using the iPads.
3. Practice various classroom procedures and behaviors with deal with technology and group work.
4. You will then have some time to play around with and familiarize yourself with the applications and technology.



Wednesday, August 24:


Due Today-



Targets:

1. Define elements of fiction
2. Define plot including (introduction, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution).
3. Define conflict
4. Create a short story/skit/puppet show which includes a plot and conflict

Agenda:

1. Picture day!! Get your picture taken!
2. Presentation/activity on elements of fiction (specifically plot and conflict)
3. Plot and conflict assignment (DUE: TOMORROW)



Thursday, August 25:

Due Today- Plot and conflict assignment



Targets:

1. Define character
2. Define characterization and Identify it within a "text"
3. Define Character traits and Identify characters’ traits.
4. Define and Recognize the 2 methods of characterization (Direct Characterization, Indirect Characterization)

Agenda:

1. Characterization lesson
2. Characterization activity



Friday, August 26:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify elements of fiction (plot, conflict, and characterization) within a text
2. Recognize methods of characterization within a text
3.Create a short story/skit/puppet show which uses plot, conflict and the two types of characterization


Agenda:

1. Read Sound of Thunder
2. Discuss and identify elements of fiction within the story




Monday, August 29:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify conflict, setting, and characterization within a work of fiction.
2. Explain conflict, setting, and characterization within a work of fiction.


Agenda:

1. BellRinger and review the concepts conflict, setting, and characterization.
2. Read "A Sound of Thunder" by Ray Bradbury.
You can also follow the direction here to access the story on classzone.com to read and hear the story
3. Homework- DUE TOMORROW

Remember: you can do an audio response, video response, or typed response and submit online but you MUST send it to solorund_gpg5@sendtodropbox.com and you must label the subject of the email as follows:

FirstnameLastname_period_SOT

for example, if your name was Mike Johnson and you were in 5th period, your subject would look like this MikeJohnson_5_SOT


Tuesday, August 30:


Due Today- Sound of Thunder Reading Questions


Targets:

1. Define Plot
2. Identify plot elements within a story.


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Reading Quiz over "Sound of Thunder"
3. Plot Activity



Wednesday, August 31:


Due Today-



Targets:

1. Define Point of View
2. Identify the various types of point of view within texts
3.. Define literary devices
4.. Define forshadowing, ambiguity

Agenda:

1.BellRinger
2. Forshadowing, ambiguity, activity
4. Homework: Point of View worksheet DUE TOMORROW
3. Begin reading "The Most Dangerous Game" in class. Must have story finished tomorrow for class.



Thursday, September 1:

Due Today- "Most Dangerous Game" should be read.



Targets:

1. Analyze elements of fiction and literary devices in a story.
2. Evaluate and draw conclusions about an author's use of plot structure.

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Reading quiz/ writing activity
3. Homework, in your Interactive Reader/writer book, complete all the questions in the margins for "Most Dangerous Game" pages 5-24


Friday, September 2:


Due Today- Dangerous Game Analysis


Targets:

1. Create a short "story" which uses all the elements of fiction.
2. Identify all the elements of fiction within a short story
3. Complete this handout for your story.

Agenda:

1. BellRinger and Group Notes
2. Short "story" creation activity




Monday, September 5:


Due Today-


Targets:

No School


Agenda:

No School


Tuesday, September 6:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Create a short "story" which uses all the elements of fiction.
2. Identify all the elements of fiction within a short story


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Work on completing your short story. These are DUE TOMORROW
3. These form needs to be completed and handed in with your story . DUE TOMORROW



Wednesday, September 7:


Due Today-Short stories and the accompanying form



Targets:

1. Present an original work to an audience
2. Respond appropriately to another's work

Agenda:

1.BellRinger
2. Present Short stories to class



Thursday, September 8:

Due Today-



Targets

1. Define the three types of irony.
2. Create examples of irony.
3. Identify examples of irony in fiction and real life.


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Irony Lesson
3. Irony Activity
4. HOMEWORK: Read "The Necklace" in your critical analysis book


5. HOMEWORK: Come to class tomorrow with two questions you think anyone who read the story should be able to answer. DUE TOMORROW.


Friday, September 9:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Create notes over elements of fiction and literary devices.
2. Discuss and explain Irony within "The Necklace"
3. Identify proper homework expectations

Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Discuss "necklace"
3. Group Notes
4. Homewrok expectations





Monday, September 12:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify Homework Expectation


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. homework expectations
3. Read "Gift of the Magi"
4 HOMEWORK: complete the attached worksheet over "Gift of the Magi


Tuesday, September 13:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define theme and symbolism
2. Identify theme and symbolism in a work of fiction


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Reading Quiz over "Magi"
3. Intro to Symbolism and theme




Wednesday, September14:


Due Today-



Targets:

1. Identify the theme of a story
2. Analyze how elements of fiction come together to create theme within a story

Agenda:

1.BellRinger
2. Read "The Sniper" in groups and answer questions over theme

3. This is HOMEWORK if you do not get it done in class

Thursday, September 15:

Due Today- "Sniper" Questions



Targets

1.Analyze how elements of fiction come together to create a theme within a story



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Reread "The Sniper" as a class and discuss the close read questions.


Friday, September 16:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Examine why people often hurt those for whom them most care
2. Interpret and analyze symbol and theme within a short story
3. Cite details to support an interpretation

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. "Why do we hurt the ones we love?" activity
3. Read "The Scarlet Ibis" and complete #'s 6 and 7 on page 443, and answer the following question: "This is a fictional story, yet the author chose a first person narrator. What affect does a first person narrator have on the reader and theme"




Monday, September 19:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Interpret and analyze symbol and theme within a short story
2. Cite details to support an interpretation
3. Define and identify mood and sensory details

Agenda:

1. Bellringer

2. Read "The Scarlet Ibis" and complete #'s 6 and 7 on page 443, and answer the following question: "This is a fictional story, yet the author chose a first person narrator. What affect does a first person narrator have on the reader and theme"

3. Mood and sensory details lesson.




Tuesday, September 20:


Due Today-"Ibis" questions


Targets

1. Analyze an author's use of mood and sensory details
2. Identify mood and sensory details in a short story.
3. Examine the affect of revenge


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Revenge Activity
3. Read "Cask of Amontillado" and complete analysis questions in your Critical Analysis books.




Wednesday, September 21:


Due Today- Amontillado reading analysis



Targets:

1.Choose a topic for paper.

Agenda:

1.BellRinger
2. Amontillado Reading Quiz
3. Discuss Amontillado
4. Explanation of Theme Essay

Thursday, September 22:

Due Today-



Targets

1. Choose a subject for "Theme Analysis"
2. Evaluate a "Theme Analysis"


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Theme Analysis intro
3. Choosing themes to analyze activity
4. Evaluate a theme analysis


Friday, September 23:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Evaluate a Theme Analysis essay
2. Identify required elements of a theme analysis essay within a theme analysis essay

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Overview of essay requirements and rubric review
3. Read sample essays
4. In groups, Identify required elements and analyze author's work.




Monday, September 26:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Evaluate a theme analysis essay to determine how to be effective in writing.
2. Identify the required elements within a theme analysis essay

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Essay Evaluation (in groups). This is HOMEWORK if you do not get done in class!






Tuesday, September 27:


Due Today- Theme Analysis Questions


Targets

1. Define and create a "hook"
2. Write an intro paragraph
3. Write a body paragraph


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Review homework
3. "Hook" Lesson
4. Begin writing
Homework: complete intro and one body paragraph

Here are your stories:

The necklace and Most Dangerous Game are in your orange critical analysis books.

Here are the requirements for all the parts of the paper!

Wednesday, September 28:


Due Today- Intro and body paragraph 1



Targets:

1. Utilize transitions and topic sentences
2. Employ analysis to explain evidence
3. write body paragraphs of an essay

Agenda:

1.BellRinger
2. Peer evaluate intro and first body paragraph
4. Write

HOMEWORK: Intro and all body paragraphs due tomorrow


Thursday, September 29:

Due Today- Intro and body paragraphs


Targets

1. Utilize transitions and topic sentences
2. Articulate ideas in a graphic organizer


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Graphic organizer Activity




Friday, September 30:


Due Today-Graphic organizer


Targets:

1. Define the requirements for a conclusion
2. Write a conclusion
3. Review a classmate's work
4. Implement suggested revision and revise a rough draft


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Conclusion Requirements
3. Write conclusions
4.Peer Edit

FINAL DRAFT IS DUE MONDAY







Monday, October 3:




Due Today-



Targets


1. View life of New England boarding schools circa 1940.



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Movie "School Ties"












Tuesday, October 4:




Due Today-




Targets


1. View life of New England boarding schools circa 1940.





Agenda:


1. BellRinger

2. Movie "School Ties"







Wednesday, October 5:




Due Today-






Targets:


No School



Agenda:








Thursday, October 6:


Due Today-




Targets


1.View life of New England boarding schools circa 1940.





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Movie "School Ties"









Friday, October 7:




Due Today-Graphic organizer




Targets:


No School





Agenda:





Monday, October 10:


Due Today-


Targets

1. View life of New England boarding schools circa 1945.
2. Present research to classmates
3. Compare and contrast public school today to boarding school in the past

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Movie "School Ties"
3. Presentations
4. Compare contrast essay explanation - write a comparison and contrast essay (should be 5 paragraphs) explaining the differences and similarities between the school in "School Ties" and any school you have attended. DUE TOMORROW
5. Handout books Read Chapter 1 for tomorrow. DUE TOMORROW






Tuesday, October 11:


Due Today-Compare and contrast essay


Targets

1. form lit circle groups
2. Review lit circle expectations


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Reading quiz
3. Anticipation Guide
4. Form lit circles and go over expectations
5. Homework: Read Chapter two and complete role for lit circle




Wednesday, October 12:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Discuss "Seperate Peace" in lit circles.
2. Identify and define new/key vocab and concepts from reading
3. Define and identify symbol, allusion, and flashback

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Reading quiz
3. Lit circles
4. New literary terms (flashback, and Allusion)
5. class discussion

HOMEWORK: read though chapter 3 doing lit circle duties


Thursday, October 13:

Due Today-


Targets

1. Discuss A Separate Peace in lit circles
2. Identify and define new/key vocab and concepts from reading
3. Define and locate in reading simile, metaphor, and personification


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Reading quiz
3. Lit circles
4. New literary devices
5. Discussion

Homework: Read through Chapter 4 doing lit circle duties. Find an example of Simile, Metaphor, and Personification from the reading.

Friday, October 14:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Contribute to small group and large group discussion
2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from book
3. Analyze and make inferences about characters' actions and plot points.
4. Ask and discuss critical questions based on literature



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Lit Circles
3. Large Group Discussion
4. Vocab Skits Prep Time. Each Lit Circle group must choose 8 words from the vocab list handed out in class and do one of the following:
a. Create a skit for each word in which you demonstrate the definition of the word
b. Create a scene in which during the course of the scene each word is used (correctly).
Here is the list of words.

Homework: Read chapters 5 and 6









Monday, October 10:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Define connotation and denotation

2. Identify the various connotations a word has in a piece of poetry



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Connotation/denotation activity- the attached sheet contains four poems each wh several words highlighted in red. Pick two poems and for each red word in the poem write down at least 3 associations or images, or other words you associate with that word. Then state whether you believe this word has a positive or negative connotation. Finally, tell me how you would describe the poem as a whole- is it happy? exciting? sad? angry? what?







Tuesday, October 11:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Analyze words' connotations in comparison with words that have the same denotation

2. Define alliteration, meter, imagery, and enjambment, and mood.

3. Write a poem which includes all of the following: metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, and alliteration







Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Connotation and denotation review and practice

3. Powerpoint over alliteration, meter, imagery, enjambment, and mood.

4. Homework DUE TOMORROW:

Write a poem which includes all of the following: metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, and alliteration











Wednesday, October 12:




Due Today- Poem




Targets:


1. Define Onomatopeia


2. Identify examples of end rhyme, alliteration, and onomatopoeia within a poem

3. Identify figurative language within a poem



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Poem share and turn in

3. Explanation of onomatopoeia (a word which mimics the sound of the thing it is describing such as buzz, meow, or bang!)



Homework: Pages worksheets 25 and 27



You can find the poems needed for the homework on the following pages in the document below

There Will Come Soft Rains - 698

Meeting at Night- 700

Sound of Night - 701

I Dwell in Possibility- 706

Variation... 708

Blessing the Boats - 709







Thursday, October 13:




Due Today-Worksheets 25 and 27




Targets:


1. Define traditional poetry and organic poetry

2. Define sonnet and haiku

3. classify poems as traditional or organic

4. Create a sonnet and haiku







Agenda:


1.BellRinger

2. Check homework

3. Defining traditional poetry and organic poetry

4. Poetry assignment: create a sonnet and three haiku poems adhering to the rules of each poetry type. DUE MONDAY







Friday, October 14:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Review and redefine Imagery and sensory details.

2. Analyze how imagery and sensory details help form meaning in poetry.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer

2. Imagery and sensory detail mini lesson

3. Analyzing Imagery and sensory details sheet. THIS IS DUE MONDAY







Monday, October 17:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Contribute to small group discussion

2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from the book

3. Analyze and make inferences about characters' actions and plot lines



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Lit Circles

3. Prepare Vocab Skits

4. Present Vocab Skits





Tuesday, October 18:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Contribute to small group discussion

2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from the book

3. Analyze and make inferences about characters' actions and plot lines

4. Analyze how plot points affect the relationships between characters.

5. Analyze how character actions lead to conflict





Agenda:


1. BellRinger

2. Reading Quiz

3. Lit Circles

4. Plot development worksheet DUE TOMORROW





Wednesday, October 19:




Due Today- Plot development worksheet




Targets:


1. Contribute to small group discussion

2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from the book

3. Analyze and make inferences about characters' actions and plot lines

4. Define the characteristics of a good discussion question and create a discussion question based on this definition

5. Answer a discussion prompt/question using specific textual evidence and real world experience.



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Reading Quiz

3. Lit Circles

4. Good questioning activity. We'll be looking at what types of questions make for good discussion questions and how to cite evidence for them.





Thursday, October 20:


Due Today-




Targets


1. Contribute to small group discussion

2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from the book

3. Analyze and make inferences about characters' actions and plot lines

4. Identify why using second person and certain expletive (not swear words) are inappropriate in formal writing.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer

2. Lit Circles

3. "You", "expletive", and "evidence" in essay mini lesson.







Friday, October 21:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Demonstrate understanding of the elements of fiction and selected literary devices.



Agenda:

1. Test over Elements of Fiction and Literary Devices.



For those of you who need the study guide, here it is!


Monday, October 24:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Contribute to small group discussion
2. Identify and define new/key vocab/concepts from the book
3. Create engaging and insightful discussion questions
4. Find evidence to explain character motivations

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Lit Circles
3. Socratic Seminar Question creation. Complete the following page.
4. HOMEWORK: Pages 31 and 32 (get these from class)


Tuesday, October 25:


Due Today- Pages 31 and 32. ALL Lit Circle Papers


Targets

1. Review and explain Elements of fiction test answers with classmates
2. Reevaluate opinions and notions


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Chapter 10-14 quiz
3. Evaluate Tests
4. Work on Lit Circle Questions


Wednesday, October 26:




Targets:

1. Contribute to a student-led discussion

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Socratic Seminar


Thursday, October 27:

Due Today-


Targets

1. Complete a survey about the gifted program
2. Define the rules for using commas
3. Classify commas in a sentence according to the rules for commas

Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2. Survey

Everything below this point is for 6th period ONLY
3. Comma notes
4. Comma assignment

HOMEWORK: Comma Assignment due monday



Friday, October 28:


Due Today-


Targets:


NO SCHOOL

Agenda:

NO SCHOOL




Monday, October 31:


Due Today- Comma Homework (6th PERIOD ONLY)


Targets

1. Define the rules for comma usage
2. Identify comma errors within a sentence

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Comma Lesson/notes
3. Comma Homework DUE TOMORROW



Tuesday, November 1:


Due Today- Comma Homework


Targets

1. Define run on sentence and sentence fragment
2. Identify and correct errors in run on sentences and fragments
3. Define rules for semi-colon usage


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Run on's and fragments
3. Run on's and fragments homework DUE TOMORROW


Wednesday, November 2:


Due Today- Fragments and Run on's Homework


Targets:

1. Define noun, personal pronoun, and noun case (objective and subjective).
2. Identify and label nouns according to types (objective, subjective, possessive, pronoun)
3. Determine when to use which types of nouns

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Nouns and Pronouns guided notes
3. Nouns and Pronouns Assignment DUE TOMORROW


Thursday, November 3:


Due Today-Nouns and Pronouns Homework


Targets

1. Define verb and tense
2. Identify 9 verb tenses
3. Classify verbs according to tense
4. Conjugate verbs into 9 tenses


Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2. Verb Guided Notes
3. Verb homework DUE TOMORROW




Friday, October 28:


Due Today-Verb Homework


Targets:

1. Review Grammar concepts from the past week


Agenda:

1. School House Rock
2. Verb Homework DUE MONDAY







Monday, November 7:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Identify 9 verb tenses and how to conjugate them

2. Classify verbs according to their tense



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Continue with Verb Guided Notes

3. Verb Homework DUE TOMORROW







Tuesday, November 8:




Due Today- Verb Homework




Targets


1. Define Adjective and "modification" (grammar)

2. Determine whether or not a word is an adjective or simply another part of speech acting adjectival





Agenda:


1. BellRinger

2. Correct verb homework

3. Adjective Guided Notes

4. Adjective Homework DUE TOMORROW





Wednesday, November 9:




Due Today- Adjective Homework




Targets:


1. Review verbs, nouns, subject and object case



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Correct Adjective assignment

3. Grammar Review Game





Thursday, November 10:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Define Adverb

2. Describe the four jobs an adverb has

3. Identify the 6 classes of adverbs

4. Classify adverbs according to their class





Agenda:

1. Bellringer

2. Adverb Guided Notes

3. Adverb group Homework









Friday, November 11:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Review Adverbs, Adjectives, Nouns, Verbs, and Noun Case

2. Create a test which demonstrates my and my classmates' understanding of adverbs, adjectives, nouns, verbs, and noun case





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Complete Adverb Homework

3. Create class tests




Monday, November 14:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define and identify prepositions

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Preposition notes



Tuesday, November 15:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define clause
2. Classify types of clauses


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Clause notes


SIXTH PERIOD, THIS IS YOUR HOMEOWRK!! ----->

3. Clause Homework we will be working on this tomorrow in class as well.


Wednesday, November 16:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Review Phrases (identify, and classify phrases)

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Review clauses homework.



Thursday, November 17:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define Clause
2. Identify types of clauses- noun clause, adverb clause, and adjective clause
3. Distinguish between clauses and phrases



Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2.Clauses Guided Notes
3. Clauses and Phrases Homework





Friday, November 19:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Review the differences between phrases and clauses


Agenda:

1. Bellringer




Monday, November 21:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Review grammar concepts: noun, pronoun, object, subject, verb, conjunction (sub. and coord.), adjective, adverb, prepositions, phrases, and clauses.

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Grammar Review



Tuesday, November 22:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Demonstrate understanding of Grammar Rules


Agenda:

1. BellRinger
2. Grammar Exam




Wednesday, November 23:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Review Grammar concepts

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. School House Rock: Grammar Rock



Thursday, November 24: THANKSGIVING


Due Today-


Targets

2. NO SCHOOL




Agenda:
1. NO SCHOOL





Friday, November 25:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. NO SCHOOL


Agenda:

1. NO SCHOOL




Monday, November 28:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Discuss preexisting beliefs about the idea of a "hero?

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Intro to hero unit
3. Discuss the following questions about heroes.

a. how do you define "Hero"

b. What are some of the common characteristics you think of when you think of a hero?

c. Think of some of the heroes we have in American Culture. how do they represent American Values?

d. Who is your favorite (super)hero? Why?

e. How do modern day heroes compare to "Traditional Heroes"?


4. Post responses to questions at the following website.
http://linoit.com/users/solorund/canvases/

define

characteristics

values

heroes

modern


Tuesday, November 29:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define "Romance Hero"
2. Identify the characteristics of a Medieval Romance
3. Identify, Classify, and analyze the characteristics of a Medieval Romance within a Medieval Romance


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Intro to Medieval Romance and King Arthur PowerPoint Presentation.
3. Read the excerpts from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Le Morte d'Arthur and complete the questions in the margins.




Wednesday, November 30:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify elements of a Medieval Romance in Various media
2. Analyze character actions
3. Argue that a character does or does not fit into the role of a Medieval hero based on character actions and hero definition

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Watch various clips from A knights Tale to determine the hero characteristics present
3. HOMEWORK: Read "The Crowning of King Arthur" (text posted on Nov. 29) and answer questions in margin. DUE TOMORROW



Thursday, December 1:


Due Today-


Targets

2. Extrapolate a values of a society based on the heroes they create.




Agenda:
1. Read "Sir Lancelot du Lake" (in the Heroes unit file from tuesday.
2. Answer the question, "What based on "the Crowning of King Arthur", and "Sir lancelot du lake", what can you infer are some of the values of the society from which these stories come?





Friday, December 2:


Due Today-


Targets:

1.


Agenda:

1.View episode of Merlin, identifying elements of Medieval Romance. Answer the following question, "What characteristics of a Medieval Romance does this story contain, and what characteristics of a Medieval Hero does the hero possess?"
2. Assignment for weekend.

a. Choose groups
b. Your group will research one of the following Heroes: Achilles, Odysseus, Hercules, Theseus, Bellerophon, Jason
c. You will create a PowerPoint over this hero for your classmates. The Powerpoint must include- Background info, Heroic Feats, Any flaws, what they are most famous for, Greeks' View of them, and Visual Aids
d. This MUST be posted to the following site no later than 7pm on SUNDAY NIGHT.
e. You will then look through your class's PowerPoints for Monday.

Everyone has access to powerpoint, even if you don't have the program on your computer. Here are the directions for creating a PowerPoint through Outlook.com
1. Go to outlook.com
2. Log in using your school email address and password
3. At the top, click on "Office" and then "New PowerPoint Presentation"
4. Fill in the required info and the rest is pretty self-explanatory.

Posting Note:
Hey all, when you try to post your powerpoint to the linoit site, you will need to first be logged in. You've got two options here. (1) you can create an acct- it's free, easy, and fast. or (2) you can just log in using this dummy acct. accout = Honors1 password= honors1


Here are your groups and heroes and the site you need to post on.

2nd period site - http://linoit.com/users/solorund/canvases/Greeks

Achilles
Hercules
Theseus
Bellerophon
Jason
Xuan
David
Kalvin
Steff
Karina
Austin A.
Jamie
Nick
Annamarie
Emily
Wisam
Lisandro
Chris I.
Brian
Sean







3rd period site- http://linoit.com/users/solorund/canvases/Greek

6th period site- http://linoit.com/users/solorund/canvases/Ghero

Achilles
Perseus
Hercules
Bellerophon
Jason
Theseus
Evan
Pierce
Syd
Ali
Josh
Jake
Thien
Ally
Tad
Shaina
Miguel
Jenny
Alizah
Andrew
Kristi
Nick
Brandon
Becca
Luis
Gayle
Connor







Monday, December 5:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define the characteristics of a Greek Hero
2. Define the characteristics of Epic Poetry

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Greek heroes Characteristics
3. Epic poetry characteristics
4. Homework: read books 1, 5, and 9 (stop at cyclops), and write a short summary for each chapter.
5. Homework: Complete "Epic Background" worksheet.




Tuesday, December 6:


Due Today-


Target

1. Define the characteristics of a Greek Hero
2. Define the characteristics of Epic Poetry


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Finish watching Troy (the Iliad)
3. Recap and summarize what Odysseus has been doing since he left Troy (books, 1,5 and 9 of the Odyssey)
4. Introduction to Jason
5. Read from the story of Jason and the Argonauts.
6. Homework: Finish book 9 "The Cyclops" and read "Circe"





Wednesday, December 7:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define the characteristics of a Greek Hero
2. Define the characteristics of Epic Poetry
3. Identify the elements of Epic Poetry within an epic poem


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Reading quiz
3. Summarize Reading
4. Perseus presentation
5. Clip from "Clash of the Titans"
6. HOMEWORK: Read "Land of the Dead" and "Sirens, Scylla, and Charybdis"





Thursday, December 8:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define the characteristics of a Greek Hero
2. Extrapolate a values of a society based on the heroes they create.
3. Identify the elements of Epic Poetry within an epic poem
4. Compare and contrast different types of heroes


Agenda:
1. Reading quiz
2. Summarize reading
3. Clip from "The Odyssey"
4. Theseus presentation
5. Group Questions: in groups of no more than three, answer the following questions.

a. What are some of the common traits you notice amongst Greek heroes? In other words, how do you define a Greek Hero? What characteristics or actions must he possess?
b. Compare and contrast Greek heroes and medieval Romance Heroes
c. Many of the actions of Greek Heroes would not at all be acceptable for a medieval Romance Hero. What do you think are some of the major factors from the time of the Greek Heroes to the time of the Knights that changed what was and was not acceptable behavior for a hero
d. Who is the best Greek Hero? Why?

6. HOMEWORK: In "The Odyssey", read books 16, 17, 22, and 23.


Friday, December 9:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify the characteristics of a Greek hero within a text
2. Extrapolate the values of a society based on the heroes it creates
3. compare and contrast different heroes


Agenda:

1. Reading quiz
2. Review last night's homework
3. Hercules and Belleraphon student PowerPoints
4. Finish questions from Thursday




Monday, December 12:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Identify the characteristics and expectations for a research paper
2. Choose a research question
3. Research sources to answer a research question

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Research paper overview
3. Choose topics
4. begin research

4. Homework: Must come to class tomorrow with AT LEAST two sources PRINTED.




Tuesday, December 13:


Due Today-


Target

1. Define expectations for hero creative product
2. Create a hero which adheres to the his/her society's definition of a hero
3. Create a fictional work which adheres to the characteristics which define the genre


Agenda:

1. Explain Project
2. Begin work on project





Wednesday, December 14:


Due Today-


Target

1. Define expectations for hero creative product
2. Create a hero which adheres to the his/her society's definition of a hero
3. Create a fictional work which adheres to the characteristics which define the genre


Agenda:

1. Review rubrics for Create a Hero project
2. Continue working on project




Thursday, December 15:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define "Archetype"
2. Identify the 12 archetypes in a hero's journey.
3. Identify the 12 archetypes of a hero's journey within a hero story


Agenda:
1. Partner work (identifying similarities between all hero stories)
2. Archetype lesson

6. HOMEWORK: Chose any fantasy hero story (i.e. harry potter, Narnia, Star Wars, Eragon, Hunger Games, Lord of the Rings, etc.) and Identify each of the 12 archetypes in the hero's journey for that story. Give 1-2 sentences explaining each Archetype.


Friday, December 16:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and define the 12 character archetypes in hero literature


Agenda:

1. Review and share last night's homework
2. Review Archetypes in Hero's Journey
3. Character Archetype lesson
4. Homework: continuing on from last night's homework, identify a character for each of the archetypes in the story you chose. You may use a character more than once.







Monday, January 9:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Create an original presentation

2. Identify and explain how archetypes function within a literary work

3. Work with peers to complete a task



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Presentation work time





Tuesday, January 10:




Due Today- Artifact Presentations




Targets


1. Present an original presentation

2. Identify and explain how archetypes function within a literary work

3. Work with peers to complete a task



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Present Archetype presentations





Wednesday, January 11:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Present an original presentation to an audience

2. Identify and explain how archetypes function within a literary work

3. Extrapolate the traits and characteristics of a superhero based on superhero literature

4. Identify the traits of a superhero within a text





Agenda:


1. Finish Archetype presentations

2. Modern Heroes Introduction and goals

3. Superhero "Research" and literature examinaiton

4. Superhero trait extrapolation DUE FRIDAY









Thursday, January 12:




Due Today-




Targets


1. Extrapolate the traits and characteristics of a superhero based on superhero literature

2. Identify the traits of a superhero within a text

3. Define "Superhero"





Agenda:

1. Bellringer

2. Work time for superhero traits homework





Friday, January 13:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. View and interpret media featuring action heroes

2. Define the traits of an action hero

3. Compare and contrast the traits of an action hero with those of Greek Epic Heroes and Medieval Romance Heroes


Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Action hero clips




Monday, January 16:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. View and interpret media featuring action heroes
2. Define the traits of an action hero
3. Compare and contrast the traits of an action hero with those of Greek Epic Heroes and Medieval Romance Heroes

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Action hero clips


Tuesday, January 17:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Compare and contrast Action Heroes, Superheroes, Medieval Heroes, and Epic heroes.
2. Extrapolate the values of a society based on their images of heroes.
3. Compare and contrasts images of different types of heroes.
4. Classify a hero based on the traits (s)he possess
5. Analyze and explain how/why a culture's values, beliefs, and concerns affect the heroes that culture creates.

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Hero/cultural Analysis worksheet


Wednesday, January 18:


Due Today-


Targets

1.Define persuasion
2. Define and identify various persuasive appeals


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Persuasion notes and introduction
3. Persuasive commercials activity




Thursday, January 19:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define and identify various persuasive appeals
2. classify persuasive techniques according to the appeal they employ


Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2. finish commercial activity
3. Persuasion quiz
4. Persuasive skit/ad activity


Friday, January 20:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Create a persuasive piece using various persuasive appeals
2. perform a persuasive piece in front of classmates
3. Identify and classify various appeals within a persuasive text


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Persuasive skit/ad work time
3. Present skits
4. Michael J. Fox speech and questions




Monday, January 23:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. No School

Agenda:

1. No School


Tuesday, January 24:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define Argumentation
2. Define and identify the parts of an argument (Claim, support, and counterargument)

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Argumentation Introduction and guided notes


Wednesday, January 25:


Due Today-


Targets

1.Define and identify the parts of an argument
2. Identify and define the rhetorical triangle
3. Identify and evaluate ethos, logos, and pathos


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Finish argumentation introduction
3. Introduction to the rhetorical triangle




Thursday, January 26:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Identify and define the rhetorical triangle
2. Identify and evaluate ethos, logos, and pathos
3. Identify and explain the use of ethos, logos, and pathos within an argumentative piece.


Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2. Finish Rhetorical triangle presentation
3. Modes of persuasion activity- Write a paragraph in which you argue in favor of something (it's up to you), and use at least one appeal to logos and one appeal to pathos. Make sure you also have a strong appeal to ethos. You will have 10 minutes, then you will share with a partner and it is your partner's job to identify your appeals.
4. Read "On Nuclear Disarmament" and complete Argument graphic.


Friday, January 27:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative piece.


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. As a class, complete Disarmament assignment
3. Pick two of the following articles to complete the argument graphic organizer for.
Doing Nothing is Something - page 580
Abolishing the Penny Makes good Sense - page 588
I Acknowledge Mine - page 606
Use of Animals in Biomedical Research - page 620






Monday, January 30:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative piece.
2. View and interpret media

Agenda:

1. Watch Supersize Me and complete argument graphic organizer.


Tuesday, January 31:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative piece.
2. View and interpret media


Agenda:

1. Watch Supersize Me and complete argument graphic organizer.



Wednesday, February 1:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative piece.


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Finish Supersize Me and Argument graphic organizer




Thursday, February 2:


Due Today-


Targets

1.


Agenda:
1.


Friday, February 3:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative paper.


Agenda:

1. Read through argumentative papers
2. In groups, answer comments in the margins




Monday, February 6:


Due Today-


Targets:

No school - conferences

Agenda:

1.


Tuesday, February 7:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Identify and evaluate the use of argumentative conventions (logs, pathos, claim, reason, evidence, counterargument) within an argumentative paper.


Agenda:

1. Read through argumentative papers
2. In groups, answer comments in the margins




Wednesday, February 8:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define the required elements and expectations for the Argumentative Research Paper
2. Create a claim


Agenda:

1. Review Argumentative Paper assignment sheet and pass out packet (it's on my Macbook, so I can't post it here :( ).
2. Complete step 1 in the packet, creating a claim.




Thursday, February 9:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define and identify credible sources for research
2. Create an annotated bibliography of sources
3. Define the common language used in academic writing.


Agenda:
1. We'll start with a demo of how to use noodle tools to create an annotated bib page
2. We'll also look at how to find a credible source and document that source
3. Finally, we will begin researching in the media center


Friday, February 10:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Define and identify credible sources for research
2. Create an annotated bibliography of sources

Agenda:

1. Researching in the Media center all period





Monday, February 13:


Due Today-


Targets:

No school - Snow Day, Ya'll!

Agenda:

1.


Tuesday, February 14:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Define and create one of each of the following types of "hooks" for an academic paper: Staggering Statistic, Central idea, Rhetorical Question, Shocking Statement.
2. Define and identify within an argumentative paper, the various parts of an intro paragraph.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Begin step three in the argumentative paper packet: Writing a hook.




Wednesday, February 15:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Evaluate hooks for effectiveness
2. Evaluate information to determine what an audience needs to know in order to understand a claim/thesis
3. Synthesize relevant contextual information into a paragraph form


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Continue with step three in the Argumentative Paper packet: provide context for topic/controversy




Thursday, February 16:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Write an intro paragraph
2. Synthesize hook, contextual information, and claim into a cohesive intro paragraph.


Agenda:
1. Bellringer
2. Complete step three in the Argumentative Paper packet: the introduction


Friday, February 17:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. synthesize relevant background information on a topic into a paragraph.

Agenda:

1. Brainstorm ideas which will need to be including in the 1st body paragraph. This paragraph will include all relevant background information on your topic for your reader.
2. Begin writing your 1st body paragraph. This is due MONDAY.







Monday, February 20:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Create a body paragraphs for an argumentative research paper

2. Synthesize researched information into cohesive paragraphs

3. Review peers' work and provide specific feedback



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Peer review intro and background paragraphs





Tuesday, February 21:




Due Today-


Targets:


1. Create a body paragraphs for an argumentative research paper

2. Synthesize researched information into cohesive paragraphs

3. Identify examples of ethos logos and pathos within an argumentative research paper

4. Incorporate ethos logos and pathos within an argumentative research paper





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Ethos, logos, pathos activity: find at least 1 example of either ethos, logos, or pathos in each body paragraph (not including the background paragraph). What's identified, tell me 1). what was said, 2). is it ethos, logos, or pathos, 3). what is it meant to persuade the reader to do/think/believe, 4). explain how/why it is effective at accomplishing it's persuasive goal.

3. Work on body paragraphs









Wednesday, February 22:




Due Today-




Target


1. Create a body paragraphs for an argumentative research paper

2. Synthesize researched information into cohesive paragraphs

3. Incorporate ethos logos and pathos within an argumentative research paper





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Continue with the writing of body paragraphs









Thursday, February 23:




Due Today-




Target


1. Create a body paragraphs for an argumentative research paper

2. Synthesize researched information into cohesive paragraphs

3. Incorporate ethos logos and pathos within an argumentative research paper





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Continue with the writing of body paragraphs







Friday, February 24:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Define the elements of a counterargument

2. Identify opposing viewpoints

3. Effectively rebut opposing viewpoints in the creation of a counterargument



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Counterargument activity

3. Begin work on counterarguments




Monday, February 27:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify the elements of a strong conclusion
2. Create strong conclusion for an argumentative paper.

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Complete page 8 (the conclusion) in your argumentative paper packet.


Tuesday, February 28:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Define paraphrase, quote, and summary.
2. Create a paraphrase, quote sandwich, and summary.
3. Incorporate quotes, paraphrases, and summaries into an essay


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Review Quotation, paraphrase, and summary handout
3. Create a paraphrase and a summary using two of the paragraphs in the following worksheet
4. Begin incorporating/revising the use of quotes, paraphrases and summaries within your argumentative research paper




Wednesday, February 29: Leap Day!


Due Today-


Target

1. Create topic sentences which also function as transitions
2. Revise paper for use of first and second person


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Paper Revision




Thursday, March 1:


Due Today-


Target

1. Revise papers for instances of unintentional plagiarism
2. Submit papers to turnitin.com


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Turnitin.com submission
3. Revising



Friday, March 2:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Provide feedback to peers

Agenda:


1. Peer Review. Complete the rubric and peer review sheet for a classmate.
2. Homework: Bring a HARD COPY of your second draft to class on Monday.


3rd period, here's the link for turnitin.com. it explains how to create an account.
http://screencast.com/t/aOUs2LRRmg

here's your class ID and password.
4919987
ohsnap

Let me know if you have any questions!







Monday, March 5:




Due Today-




Targets:


1. Provide meaningful feedback to peers

2. Revise an essay for grammar and mechanics



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Peer review "Car Wash"





Tuesday, March 6:




Due Today-


Targets:


1. Define Utopia and Dystopia

2. Define propaganda



Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Dystopia overview

3. Propaganda overview











Wednesday, Mach 7




Due Today-




Target


1. Evaluate the use and effectiveness of propaganda





Agenda:


1. Bellringer

2. Share utopia and dystopia assignments

3. Watch a propaganda video and determine A). what aren't they telling us. B). what assumptions are being made. C). what emotions are they trying to elicit and how do they do it. and D). what is the propaganda trying to convince us of?



Clip can be found here:



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1v5QCGqDYGo&feature=related











Thursday, March 8:




Due Today-




Target


1. View and interpret various media

2. Evaluate and analyze the use of propaganda within a dystopian society

3. Classify a society as dystopian or utopian based on the attributes of the society







Agenda:


1. Watch Dystopian films and complete assignment.

2. Students will chose one of the following films to watch: V for Vendetta, Equilibrium, or Aeon Flux







Friday, March 9:




Due Today-






Target


1. View and interpret various media

2. Evaluate and analyze the use of propaganda within a dystopian society

3. Classify a society as dystopian or utopian based on the attributes of the society





Agenda:


1. Watch Dystopian films and complete assignment.

2. Students will chose one of the following films to watch: V for Vendetta, Equilibrium, or Aeon Flux




Monday, March 19:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify Allegorical Elements within "texts"

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. View and listen to several allegory examples and identify the allegorical elements
3. Read "The Lorax"


Tuesday, March 20:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Match literal elements within a story to their allegorical counterparts.
2. Analyze and explain how the allegory of a story
3. Read a story on two levels, both literal and allegorical

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Complete Lorax Analysis
3. Complete Allegory analysis for either Animal Farm or Fahrenheit depending on which story you read FIRST





Wednesday, Mach 21:


Due Today-


Target

1. Identifies the allegories within a literary work
2. Explore and interpret allegories within a literary work
3. Create a story which can be read on both a literal and allegorical level


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Read "The Sneetches" on the iPad and answer the following.

a. what is the literal reading of the story?
b. what symbols are present, and what are their allegorical meanings?
c. what is the allegorical reading of the story? (this should NOT simply be a theme or lesson)

4. For Monday, as a group create a story which can be read both on a literal level and as an allegory for something else either in real life or in fiction.






Thursday, March 22:


Due Today-


Target

1. Create a story which can be read on both a literal and allegorical level


Agenda:

1. Group work time for allegorical stories



Friday, March 23:


Due Today-



Target

1. No School


Agenda:

1. No School




Monday, April 9:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Define number and numeral
2. Use grammar rules to discern when to use numbers vs. numerals

Agenda:

1. Numbers and Numerals guided notes
2. Assignment: Create a short story (less than a page) which employs each of the ten rules we've learned for when to use numbers and numerals. Write and circle the rule number above the number/numeral for each time you use a rule.



Tuesday, April 10:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Define and identify vague and ambiguous pronoun references.
2. Correct sentences which contain vague and ambiguous pronoun references.

Agenda:

1. Guided notes over vague and ambiguous pronouns
2. Complete the following assignment.





Wednesday, April 11:


Due Today-


Target

1. Discuss and wrap up propaganda and distopia unit.
2. Discuss and analyze instances of propaganda in both literature and our society


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. discussion
3. Propaganda Analysis activity






Thursday, April 12:


Due Today-


Target

1. Identify figurative language within a poetic work
2. Classify figurative language within a poetic work as metaphor, simile, hyperbole, or personification
3. Explain the construction of figurative language
4. Interpret the meaning of figurative language


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Figurative Language analysis assignment:

A). Pick three songs from the list below.
B). for each of those songs, find 5 examples of figurative language.
C). Write down what was said and the type of figurative language it is.


Here is a link to a folder which has all of the songs you can use so you can listen to them.

Here is a document which contains all of the song lyrics external image pdf.png Lyrics.pdf





Friday, April 13:


Due Today-



Target

1. Identify, explain, and analyze instances of figurative language with in a poetic piece



Agenda:

1. Figurative language analysis activity with Halo
2. Homework: For the 15 examples of Figurative Language you found for class today, add the following.

A). How does the figurative language work? (metaphor/simile: explain what to things are being compared. Personification: explain what is being given a human characteristic. Hyperbole: explain what is being exaggerated. etc.)
B). Explain what the line "means". In other words, what was the speaker actually trying to say?




Monday, April 16:


Due Today-


Targets:

1. Identify, explain, and analyze instances of figurative language with in a poetic piece
2. Express complex emotional experiences, feelings, and emotions using figurative language

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Figurative language quiz
3. Writing activity: Recall an experience which made you extremely mad- like shaking with fury mad! Using a mix of figurative language and everyday speech try to convey to your reader what it felt like.



Tuesday, April 17:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Define form, line, and stanza as they relate to poetry. Define traditional poetry and organic poetry.
2. Identify elements of line, form, and stanza within a poem.

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Argumentative Research Paper Awards! (Also known as the ARPAs)
3. Poetry introduction and notes.
4. Homework: complete page 669 in your book, answering the close read questions.
5. Writing activity: emotions of the day = sadness





Wednesday, April 18:


Due Today-


Target

1. Define and identify the following poetry terms: Rhyme Scheme, Rhythm, Internal Rhyme, End Rhyme, Repetition, Alliteration, assonance.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Poetry terms and notes (Page 670).
3. Find and discuss examples of poetic elements within music







Thursday, April 19:


Due Today-


Target

1. Interpret the meaning of a poetic piece.
2. Classify examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece.
2. Analyze examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece and describe how they contribute to the meaning.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Song Analysis Project

3. Review example song analysis project

4. Time to work on project





Friday, April 20:


Due Today-



Target

1. Interpret the meaning of a poetic piece.
2. Classify examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece.
2. Analyze examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece and describe how they contribute to the meaning.


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Collaboration and work time for Song Analysis Project





Monday, April 23:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Interpret the meaning of a poetic piece.
2. Classify examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece.
3. Analyze examples of figurative language and poetic elements within a poetic piece and describe how they contribute to the meaning.
4. Present analysis and interpretations to peers


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Project work time (2nd period only)
3. Begin Presenting analysis and interpretation



Tuesday, April 24:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Define lyric poetry, elegy, and Free Verse.
2. Classify poems according to their form
3. Read and interpret poetry

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Lyric poetry, elegy, and free verse notes
3. For each of the following poems, do the following:
a. Write your interpretation of the poem
b. identify and explain the meaning behind one piece of figurative language within the piece
c. Classify the poem as either lyric poetry, elegy, or free verse.





Wednesday, April 25:


Due Today-


Target

1. Identify Various Forms of Poetry
2. Create Various Forms of Poetry


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2.Creative writing activity




Monday, April 30:


Due Today-


Targets

1. Define and identify sonnets and their characteristics.
2. Use iambic pentameter
3. Create a Sonnet


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Sonnet notes and overview
3. Write a sonnet



Tuesday, May 1:


Due Today-

Targets:

1. Identify and utilize a combination of tools to write a technically correct sonnet

Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Sonnet work time





Wednesday, May 2:


Due Today-


Target

1.



Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2.






Thursday, May 3:


Due Today-


Targets

  1. Define and identify various dramatic conventions.
  2. Define and create examples of differing types of word play
  3. Read for context and background information on Shakespeare


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Word Play and Shakespeare lesson/activity




Friday, May 4:


Due Today-



Target

  1. Define and identify various dramatic conventions.
  2. Read for context and background information on Shakespeare


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Wordplay Quiz
3. Shakespeare background reading
4. Homework: complete page 935.





Thursday, April 26:


Due Today-


Target

1.Define and identify the following poetry forms: Ballad, Ode, Concrete poetry.
2. Interpret and reflect upon poetry


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Poetry reflection: For each of the following poems, do the following:
a. Identify the type of poem it is.
b. Interpret the poem.
c. Reflect on the poem- how did it make you feel and why? What images and figurative language was used to make you feel what you did? Be specific, detailed, and authentic in your reflection.
3. Poetry notes




Friday, April 27:


Due Today-



Target

1. Demonstrate knowledge of various poetry terms and elements.


Agenda:

1. Bellringer
2. Poetry Vocabulary Test