Syllabus




Letter to Parents



Norton Reader Companion Site

The Norton Reader

Essential Documents

AP Language Essay Rubric/Grading Scale




AP Essay Template (modifications on hard copy)





AP Language Tone List and Verb List



Rhetoric Notes



SOAPSTONE Template



Writing Notes


Core Rhetorical Terms 1 - 5



CEJ Protocol and Rubric


Multiple Choice Test Practice



Housing Around




Week # 1 - 1/29 - 2/2

Due Dates:

2/1 - Notebook Check
2/1 - Skills Quiz
2/2 - RNB # 1

Monday:

Start Up:

Welcome to Honors English 3!

As you enter, please find a seat. I will be placing you in alphabetical order for the first portion of the semester in order to learn your names. You will not need your phones for today, so there is no need for them to be out.

For the purposes of today, and every day, you should behave as if you are interviewing for your dream job. AKA, behave as your best and most polite self.

Once you locate your seat, please take out a blank sheet of notebook paper and a writing utensil.

Guided Learning:

1. How does one reveal character?
*4-6 sentences
*illustration optional
*I will collect these when you are finished

2. Introduction to me (images), website, course materials, course texts, brief overview of course

Write name on cover and turn in ACT practice book

3. Respect, Work, Value - Phone/Bathroom/Hall Pass/Language - Emergency Route and Protocol

4. Review Letter to Me assignment

5. Syllabus Review:
-group assignments, popcorn, share out

6. Review rules and expectations and bass back character statements.

I will abide by both the formal and informal rules of this classroom - Signature

HW:

1. Compose letter to me, and email this assignment to timothy.jarman@nhcs.net by 11:59 PM

2. Review digital syllabus with parents.
3. Obtain course materials

Extra Credit:

-#beyond410 post -Positivity/First Week/American Literature



Tuesday - 1/30

Nuts and Bolts:

1/30
8:30-8:45...Homeroom
8:50-10:00...1st Block
10:05-11:40...2nd Block
11:45-1:50...3rd Block
1:55-3:30...4th Block

Start Up:

1. Please return to your assigned seats from yesterday.

2. Please take out your cellular phone and register for our class remind.

Enter this number: 81010

Text this message: @ddk7bc

Also, feel free to find my Twitter handle and give me a follow.

3. Please fill out the parent information sheet.

4. Please write your name on your ACT packet and turn it in to the blue rectangle.

Guided Learning:

1.ACT and SAT Practice

2.Review grading scale

3. Introduction to word log protocol

4. Discussion: Why should you always capitalize the pronoun I? Why is using the words "things" or "a lot" problematic? What is the function of a paragraph?

5. Notes on argumentative body paragraph structure.

Topic Sentence - introduce the subject of the paragraph in a relevant and compelling way.

Assertion - make a clear and concise statement in support of thesis that someone could disagree with.

Example - provide a real or hypothetical example from history, popular culture, literature, or your personal life that helps you effectively prove your example. If you are making a textual reference in the form of a quotation, make sure to correctly introduce it.

Analysis- explain and show how your example proves your assertion. This should serve as the bulk of your paragraph.

Concluding sentence - finalize the analysis and wrap up any “loose ends.”

*Sometimes the T and A can be blended into one sentence

*If you have much to write about with a specific device, you can add an extra AEA.

*If you can make a natural transition to the next body paragraph with your C, go ahead and give it a try.


HW:

1. On a separate sheet of paper, use TAEAC to answer the following question to argumentatively engage with the following statement: The schedule of school days should be switched from 8:30 - 3:30 to 10:00 - 5.
2. Have parents sign information sheet.
3. Obtain school supplies.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: unity, value, and first week




Wednesday - 1/31

Start Up:

Please place your HW in the blue rectangle and the information sheets on my desk. Check out a computer, and log on to my website.

*music playing

Guided Learning:

1. Complete personality assessment at the following web address
https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

2. With the results of this assessment and additional online research, please complete the following assignment.


3. Review items for skills quiz and notebook check

-Collect ACT Prep Books

4. Wednesdays on Wax

5. Grammatical Inquiry: Why should English always be capitalized and not math?

6. Complete the following reflections in the writing section of your notebook. Please make sure to correctly date and label the assignments.

Reflection # 1 What in life is absolute?

Reflection # 2 What is the value in argumentation?

HW:

1.Study for skills quiz (body paragraph notes and grammar instruction)
2. Obtain and organize five subject notebook

Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/First Week



Thursday - 2/1

Start Up:

Study your writing notes and have your notebook on your desk available for checking.

What do you know about #beyond410 ?

*please turn in your ACT Prep books, any work from yesterday, and

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Feedback on paragraphs
*create a counter argument for paragraph

3. Discuss writing and reflections from yesterday/ Continued writing instruction

4. Notes - Argumentative introductions:
a. Include a hook/attention grabber
b. Context/Bridge
c. Thesis statement
*If you are having a difficult time making a compelling hook, make move straight to step B.

5. Notes - Argumentative timed writing rules:
a. All arguments should have a degree of qualification. Avoid absolutist arguments.
b.Write in the third person present tense unless you are using historical or personal examples.
c. Brainstorm for 5-10 minutes. The power of your examples and the order in which you use them are as important as the quality of your writing.
d. Always start with your strongest point.

6. Timed Writing/Practice

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. —Horace

Consider this quotation about adversity from the Roman poet Horace. Then write an essay that defends, challenges, or qualifies Horace’s assertion about the role that adversity (financial or political hardship, danger, misfortune, etc.) plays in developing a person’s character. Support your argument with appropriate evidence from your reading, observation, or experience.


HW:

1. Please write a 5-7 sentence statement of commitment for why you are going to stay in Honors English 3. In this statement, make sure to include your purpose for taking the course, and what steps you are going to take in order to consistently be the best form of your academic self.
*When you are finished, please sign and date the document.


#beyond410 post - Positivity/First Week



Friday - 2/2

Start Up:

1. Please turn your signed commitment statements into the blue rectangle.

2. Please pull out two blank sheets of paper.

Guided Learning:

1. Brief discussion of independent reading

2. Inquiry: What is a qualification? - “practice makes perfect”

3. Review notes

4. Essay expectations

brainstorm, intro, at least three body paragraphs that contain TAEAC, conclusion

5. Timed Writing - compose introduction and first paragraph.

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant. —Horace

Consider this quotation about adversity from the Roman poet Horace. Then write an essay that defends, challenges, or qualifies Horace’s assertion about the role that adversity (financial or political hardship, danger, misfortune, etc.) plays in developing a person’s character. Support your argument with appropriate evidence from your reading, observation, or experience.

6. Indy reading selection

HW:

1. Read first 25 pages of selected indy reading book. On a separate sheet of paper, complete a 5-7 sentence summary of your reading, and 1-2 sentence choice statement explaining whether or not you want to continue reading this book.

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post: first week and positivity


Week # 2 - 2/5 - 2/9

Due Dates:

2/6 - Finalize choice for Indy Reading
2/8 - Skills Quiz
2/9 - RNB # 1


Monday - 2/5

Start Up:

Please check out a computer, log on, and wait for further instruction.

*please place your HW in the blue rectangle and keep your indy reading book on your desk.
*If you missed Friday, please arrange a time with me to complete your writing assignment.
* I have after school tutoring today - theme = ACT Prep

Guided Learning:

1.Establish Method Test Prep accounts

2.Review Writing and Paragraph performance
-kill graveyard words
-annotate/identify elements of intro and TAEAC
-is the example appropriate and compellin
-is analysis the bulk of the paragraph?
-does the analysis explain how or why the example supports the assertion?


3.Indy Reading - Discuss/Recommend/Read

4.Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

5. Recall: paragraph performance


HW:

1. Read first 25 pages of second indy reading book.

*If you are in love with your first book, please read an additional 25 pages.




Tuesday - 2/6

Start Up:

1. Please find your new seats,

2.Turn to the RNB section of your notebook and pull out your indy reading book.

Guided Learning:

1. RNB formatting and RNB Assignment # 1: Please complete a timeline of the 10 most important plot events. If your book has a nonlinear structure, please copy down the ten most powerful quotes or important pieces of information.

2. Review Prompt and sample essays - https://secure-media.collegeboard.org/apc/ap09_english_language_q3.pdf

3. Clean rewrite of intro and first body paragraph

4.Compose 3 additional body paragraphs and a conclusion.


HW:

1. Finalize rough draft of essay (intro, four body paragraphs, and a conclusion)
2. Have a minimum of 100 pages read by the beginning of class on Friday.

Extra Credit:

-#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, and value


Wednesday - 2/7

Start Up:

If you were absent yesterday, please obtain argument notes.

1. Please have RNB assignment # 1 on your desk ready to be stamped. Once “stamped,” please obtain a computer from the cart.

2. Obtain a computer.

3. Visit turnitin.com and either add a class or create an account. Here is the class information/code”

First Block - N/A
Second Block - 17412921
Third Block - 17412952

4. Copy down your username and password in the notes/handouts section of your notebook. Also, copy down your Method Test Prep info as well.

*music playing

Guided Learning:

1. Notes - Feedback from Rough Draft

Grammar/Style:

- "Unless citing parenthetically, all punctuation should remain inside of quotations.”
-Possessive apostrophes are real. Use them.
-Place commas after opening phrases.

Structure:
-Your thesis statement should be the last sentence of your first paragraph, this is non-negotiable.
-Answer the essay question in the prompt. Do not parrot the prompt.


2. Format word document:


Studious Student
Mr. Jarman
Honors English III
7 February 2018


Title of Essay


3. Compose final draft of adversity essay in Microsoft Word, and submit draft to turnitin.com.


HW:

1.Study for skills quiz (TAEAC, argument writing notes, vocabulary from prompt, MLA formatting, capitalization, and punctuation of titles.)

2. Indy Reading - 100 pages read by Friday

Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading



Thursday - 2/8

Start Up:

Study all of your writing notes, and any material covered in class for the last few weeks.

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Grammatical Inquiry - affect v. effect

3. Read “Superman and Me” and complete the associated assignment in your RNB.



4. Discuss:
what is working?
what is not working?
attendance and communication

HW:

1. Complete 100 pages of independent reading and take notes/copy down questions on an as needed basis.

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading


Friday - 2/9

Start Up:

We are going to use the first fifteen minutes of class to silently read your indy reading book.
Attendance question: something good about this week.

Guided Learning:

Have your “Superman and Me” HW on your desk ready to be stamped

1. Quick re-read and discussion of “Superman and Me”/Group inquiry and finalize message
2.Introduce SOAPSTone - inquiry


3.Group SOAPStone of “Superman and Me” on a separate sheet of paper.
4.Brief discussion of independent reading
5.Indy Reading RNB Assignment Part 2: Please complete a timeline of the 10 most important plot events. If your book has a nonlinear structure, please copy down the ten most powerful quotes or important pieces of information.
6.Discuss meaning of GSD

HW:

1. Read an additional 50 pages of your book and log information on an as needed basis.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity and indy reading


Week # 3 - 2/12 - 2/16

Due Dates:

2/15 - Skills Quiz
2/16 - Complete indy reading book #1
2/16 - RNB # 1


Monday - 2/12

Start Up:

Please turn to the start up section of your notebook, and wait for formatting directions.

*Please guess what this jar is supposed to represent.

Guided Learning:

1. SSR
2. Indy Reading Assignment # 3
3. SOAPSTone “Superman and Me”
4. ACT and SAT Practice
5. Introduce Word Log protocol

Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:

1. Read an additional 25 pages of your book. Make sure to log your page numbers.
2. Study SOAPSTone

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading


Tuesday - 2/13

Start Up:

Have indy reading assignment ready to be stamped.

Provide a definition of:

a. Prose
b. Syntax
c. Diction
d. Tone
e. Purpose

*When done, study SOAPSTone

Guided Learning:

1. Notes - Literary Analysis Terms:

a. Prose
b. Syntax
c. Diction
d. Tone
e. Purpose

2. SSR

3. Indy Reading Assignment # 4

What is the tone of the text and how do you know? Your response should be one well-developed paragraph in TAEAC form with direct textual evidence.

4. Quick re-read of “Superman and Me”
5. SOAPSTone Superman and Me
6. Answer “so what”


HW:

1. Read at least 25 page pages of your indy reading book.

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, and value




Wednesday - 2/14

Please have Indy Reading Assignment # 4 available for me to stamp.

1. If you were going to give advice to your future child about love, what would you say to them? 3-5 sentences

*music playing

Guided Learning:

1.SSR/RNB # 4 Part B
So far, what is the author's purpose? How do you know? Use textual evidence and TAEAC to correctly structure your response.

2. Steinbeck and Love Song Assignment:


Nothing Good Gets Away

HW:

1. Study for your skills quiz (writing notes, punctuation, TAEAC, SOAPSTone, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and Prose)

2. Read an additional 25 pages

Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading


Thursday - 2/15

Start Up:

Please have your Indy Reading Part 4 work available for stamping

1. Briefly explain the difference between tone and mood
2. What is unrequited love?
3. Give me an example of someone who is quixotic.

Study - writing notes, punctuation, TAEAC, SOAPSTone, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz and

2. Review and grade Steinbeck Letter Assignment

Introduce Presentation Assignment:


3. Please copy the following notes down in the “Notes Section” of your notebook.

Adversity Essay Feedback - 15 Feb 2018

Grammar/Style:

-”Unless citing parenthetically, all punctuation should remain inside of quotations.”
-Possessive apostrophes are real. Use them.
-Avoid graveyard words, especially, “a lot” and “things”
-Place commas after opening phrases.

Structure:
-Your thesis statement should be the last sentence of your first paragraph, this is non-negotiable.
-Answer the essay question in the prompt. Do not parrot the prompt.
-Do not start body paragraphs with quotations.

Argumentation:

-Avoid sweeping generalizations.
-On the whole, you all need to qualify more.
-You cannot rely only on fictional examples or only on personal examples.
-Explain how adversity reveals character and/or showcased talent. Remember that perspective, gained knowledge, empathy, and credibility are all talents or reflection of character.


Missed Opportunities:
-America, it is a country that is defined by adversity (revolution, slavery, civil war, immigration, industrialization, war, civil rights, etc.)
-Sherman Alexie
-Hurricane Harvey

4. SSR and Indy Reading Assignment # 5

HW:

1. Finish independent reading or begin reading another book.
2. Begin preparing for your presentation



#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading


Friday - 2/16

Start Up:

1. Quick Win: What is something good or enjoyable from this week (preferably school related)

*Finalize your start ups for the week because I will be collecting them shortly.

Guided Learning:

1. Share out responses

2. SSR (re-read key sections)

3. On a separate sheet of paper, please give yourself a grade out of 100 for your independent reading. In doing this use TAEAC.
*Your topic sentence should introduce you, the title of the book, and your should assert your earned grade. The rest of the paragraph should be you arguing for and justifying your choice of grade.


4.Post Learning RNB Assignment

Option 1
Copy down ten new vocabulary words or terms and their definitions. Then copy down ten powerful quotes or pieces of information and include brief explanations of their significance.


Option 2
Letter to an English teacher convincing them that they should teach the book (1 page, letter format, specify teacher)

Option 3
Create a soundtrack for the book. Please include the song title and artist for ten different songs. For each song write at least 2-3 sentences (per song) explaining how it relates to the story, characters, and information presented in the text.

5. Work on presentation outline


HW:

1. Complete Post Learning RNB Assignment

2. Finalize your reading, outline and practice your presentation for Tuesday. Please wear presentable clothing.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity and indy reading


Week # 4 - 2/19 - 2/23

Due Dates:

2/20 - Book Presentations
2/21 - RNB # 1 (grading)
2/22 - Skills Quiz


Monday - 2/19

Start Up:

Please have your Indy Reading Assignment #5/Post Learning assignment available for stamping
turn to the start up section of your notebook, and wait for formatting directions.

If you had the opportunity to tell our school board something, what would you tell them, and why? 3-5 sentences

Guided Learning:

a.Review Start Up and Review School Safety Procedures

b.Speech Workshop/Review Expectations
-Professional Language and appropriate attire
-Review rubric

c. Outline and plan presentation

d. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:

1.Finalize your reading, outline and practice your presentation for Tuesday. Please wear presentable and professional clothing.


Extra Credit:
-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading




Tuesday - 2/20

Start Up:

1. What are a few ways to ensure that you are being a respectful audience member?
2. What does being an effective audience member look like?

*Please pull out the letter I passed out to you yesterday and prepare for your presentation when you are finished with your questions.

Guided Learning:

Presentation Expectations:
-posture
-notecards
-model behaviors

HW:

1. Complete a SOAPSTone of Pat Conroy’s Letter to the school board (letter I passed out to you yesterday)
*please include textual evidence




Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, and value



Wednesday - 2/21

Start Up:

Please have your HW on your desk, ready for checking.

1. Who had your favorite presentation yesterday?

2. So What? How and why is the ACT valuable?

*Please have your indy reading books on your desk, I will be collecting them shortly.
*When done, study SOAPSTone

*music playing

Guided Learning:

*I will be grading RNBs throughout the day.

a.Finalize presentations

b. Demonstration of Learning/Study Guide - Clear your desk except for a blank sheet of paper. What do you know?

c. Review study guide


HW:

1. Study for your skills quiz (writing notes, punctuation, TAEAC, SOAPSTone,qualification, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose)


Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading





Thursday - 2/22

Start Up:


Please have your Indy Reading Part 4 work available for stamping

1. Come up with two fancy vocabulary words that start with an m that you can use in place of “a lot.”

2. SOAPS: _:: TAEAC: writing

Study - writing notes, punctuation, TAEAC, SOAPSTone, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and and prose

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Please copy the following notes down in the “Notes Section” of your notebook.

Adversity Essay Feedback - 22 Feb 2018

Grammar/Style:

-”Unless citing parenthetically, all punctuation should remain inside of quotations.”

-Possessive apostrophes are real. Use them.

-Avoid graveyard words, especially, “a lot” and “things”

-Place commas after opening phrases.


Structure:

-Your thesis statement should be the last sentence of your first paragraph, this is non-negotiable.

-Answer the essay question in the prompt. Do not parrot the prompt.

-Do not start body paragraphs with quotations.


Argumentation:

-Avoid sweeping generalizations.

-On the whole, you all need to qualify more.

-You cannot rely only on fictional examples or only on personal examples.

-Explain how adversity reveals character and/or showcased talent. Remember that perspective, gained knowledge, empathy, and credibility are all talents or reflection of character.


Missed Opportunities:

-America, it is a country that is defined by adversity (revolution, slavery, civil war, immigration, industrialization, war, civil rights, etc.)

-Sherman Alexie

-Hurricane Harvey

Shoutouts and high scores.


HW:

Re-Read Conroy Letter and Discuss

a. Touch up any errors from the SOAPSTone/Review SOAPSTone

b. So What ? How is the relevant? How does it relate to our world and life?

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading


Friday -2/23

Start Up:

1. Quick Win: What is something good or enjoyable from this week (preferably school related)

2. What is something that teachers can do to help you out if you are having a bad day?

*Finalize your start ups for the week because I will be collecting them shortly.

Guided Learning:

1. Share out responses

2. Review strategies for the English section of the ACT and complete ACT practice work.


HW:

1. Highly recommended - Complete English Test section of ACT Practice Book (pages 12-23 - questions 1-75). Please come to class with questions for us to review.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity and indy reading

Excellent Reading:
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/01/29/the-boundary


Week # 5 - 2/26 - 3/2

Due Dates:

3/1 - Skills Quiz
3/2 - Grade RNB

Monday - 2/26

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES TODAY. If I haven’t checked your RNB, I need to do that as soon as possible.

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate your first five words into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend highlights

Guided Learning:

a.Discuss new phone policy/class policy
rewards/incentives
Attendance incentive

b.Introduce tone words (1-5)

c.Pull out writing notes

d.Read, discuss, and brainstorm essay

Reminder: You may use the first person, but you need to avoid unsubstantiated belief statements.

e.Write essay

Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:

1. Get plenty of rest for tomorrow!
2. Due on Wednesday, 2/28 - Conroy Assignment Part 2 - Complete on a separate sheet of paper


a. Identify and explain three strong techniques or aspects his argument
b. Identify and explain two flaws in his argument or approach
c. Anecdote: identify,copy down, and explain
d. Paradox: identify, copy down, and explain
e. Allusion: identify, copy down, and explain


Paradox - a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true.
Anecdote - a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
Allusion - a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of something,either directly or by implication





HW:

1. Finalize Faulkner work in your RNB.


Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner




Friday -3/2

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping and your phones put away.

1. In 1-2 sentences, what was your general impression of Faulkner’s speech?
2. What do you know about the Nobel prize?

Guided Learning:

1.Discussion: Why is being afraid the “basest of all things?”

2.Re-read/Listen to the speech
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOg30JBnik8

3.Work through Task 3: questions 1-10 on a separate sheet of paper


4. Theme identification activity


HW:

1. Complete Faulkner, TASK 3 questions 1-10 on a separate sheet of paper. Make sure to use textual evidence to support your claims.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, Faulkner, and indy reading

Excellent Reading - Please read both short stories by Faulkner. Then in 8-10 sentences, please explain which one we should read and analyze more deeply in class.

"The Bear"
"A Rose for Emily"


Week # 6 - 3/5 - 3/9

Due Dates:

3/8 - Skills Quiz
3/9 - Grade RNB


Monday - 3/5

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY. Please have Faulkner questions 1-10 on your desk ready to be checked.

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 6-10 into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend highlights

Guided Learning:

1. Update phone policy/class policy
-rewards/incentives
-attendance incentive

2. Introduce tone words 6-10.

3. Discussion: Why do superior armies lose to much weaker armies, especially when invading?

4. Partners: T/P/S Gallery work with Faulkner questions 4-10 and theme.

5. Writing section: Is music literature?

6.In your RNB, please complete the following tasks:


a. Choose one song that thematically connect to Faulkner’s speech. Please copy the artist and song title. Then, citing textual evidence, please explain the connection. The final product should be one fully developed paragraph.

b. Choose a film or a series where a character navigates struggles that are thematically related to the content of Faulkner’s speech. Please copy the artist and song title. Then, citing textual evidence, please explain the connection. The final paragraph should be one fully developed paragraph.


7. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication


HW:

In your RNB, please complete the following tasks:

a. Choose one song that thematically connect to Faulkner’s speech. Please copy the artist and song title. Then, citing textual evidence, please explain the connection. The final product should be one fully developed paragraph.

b. Choose a film or a series where a character navigates struggles that are thematically related to the content of Faulkner’s speech. Please copy the artist and song title. Then, citing textual evidence, please explain the connection. The final paragraph should be one fully developed paragraph.

Extra Credit:

-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading



Tuesday - 3/6

Start Up:

1. Please incorporate tone words 6-10 into one poetic sentence/utterance
2. In your own words, please come up with a definition of persona.
3. Which element of SOAPSTone is synonymous with persona?

*Please have HW ready to be stamped.

Notes:

a.Literary terms:
Persona - the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others.

b. Leave an open page in your lit terms/vocab section for the following root words:
1.Path - emotion and disease
2.Ambi - both and around
3.Eu - good, pleasant
4.Anti- against
5.Con- with
6.Pro - for and forward

Guided Learning:

1. Share out song choices and thematic connections.
2. Persona poem for William Faulkner (Beau Present)
Ingredients

a. You can only use words that consist of letters in William Faulkner's name
b. The title of your poem should be William Faulkner
c. 12-15 lines
d. at least 2 stanzas
e. Most Important: Must reveal Faulkner's character or persona

HW

1. Finalize persona poem and prepare to present it tomorrow

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, Dylan, and Faulkner

Excellent Reading - Please read both short stories by Faulkner. Then in 8-10 sentences, please explain which one we should read and analyze more deeply in class.

"The Bear"
"A Rose for Emily"



Wednesday - 3/7

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS

1. Build three words with each one of your root words from yesterday. If you were absent, please obtain these root words from a neighbor.

Please have your RNBs available for me to grade.

*Prepare to share your persona poem.
*Study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms.
*Please remind me to give you your progress reports
*music playing (Dylan)

Guided Learning:

1. Review presentation expectations and present persona poems
2. Discussion: how was our writing process yesterday paradoxical?
3.Review items for skills quiz tomorrow - (make sure to know both root meanings)
4. In your RNB, complete a brief SOAPSTone of “The Times They Are A-Changin” - SOAPSTone
https://www.bobdylan.com/songs/times-they-are-changin/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHMBs5yZDEc

HW:

1. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 6 -10, root words, persona,paradox, anecdote, paradox, allusion, qualification, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose, writing feedback from 2/22, TAEAC, SOAPSTone,)


Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading

b. Excellent Reading - Please read both short stories by Faulkner. Then in 8-10 sentences, please explain which one we should read and analyze more deeply in class.

"The Bear"
"A Rose for Emily"




Thursday - 3/8

Start Up:

NO PHONES OR EARBUDS

If you were absent yesterday, please have your RNB ready for grading, and please be prepared to share your Faulkner persona poem.

1. Write down 15 specific things that you have learned in this class this week (information about Faulkner, language, literary terms, the Nobel Prize, poetry, etc).

Study!

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2.Read Bob Dylan letter , https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2016/dylan-speech_en.html
a. SOAPStone with textual evidence
b. What is Dylan’s most eloquent statement? Why
c. What is Dylan’s most well-supported assertion? Please explain.

HW:

1. Read Bob Dylan letter and in your RNB, complete tasks A-C
https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2016/dylan-speech_en.html
a. SOAPStone with textual evidence
b. What is Dylan’s most eloquent statement? Why
c. What is Dylan’s most well-supported assertion? Please explain.

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner




Friday - 3/9

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS .

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

Guided Learning:

1Review Dylan Banquet speech.
a.How does Dylan capitalize on the occasion?
b.Identify two different allusions. How do they help him advance his purpose.

2.Revisit: In your RNB, complete a brief SOAPSTone of “The Times They Are A-Changin” - SOAPSTone
https://www.bobdylan.com/songs/times-they-are-changin/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHMBs5yZDEc

3 . Add to Literary analysis notes
Theme = central idea + author’s message about that idea

4. Theme identification activity

5. TAEAC - Is music literature? Your response should be one fully developed paragraph.

6. Einstein Letter Activity
Complete tasks 2-4 in your RNB.

HW:

1. Read the Einstein Letter and In your RNB, please complete tasks 2-4


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, Faulkner, Einstein, and indy reading

Excellent Reading - Please read both short stories by Faulkner. Then in 8-10 sentences, please explain which one we should read and analyze more deeply in class.

"The Bear"
"A Rose for Emily"



Week # 7 - 3/12 - 3/16

Due Dates:

3/15 - Skills Quiz
3/16 - Grade RNB


Monday - 3/12

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY. Please have Einstein Tasks 2-4 ready to be checked.

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 11-15 into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend highlights

*If you were absent on Friday

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 11-20.

Inquiry question? How are similes/metaphors different from analogies? How are similes different from metaphors?

2.Discuss Einstein work (gallery style)

3. Introduction to Rhetoric -Why is a triangle significant?

4.Take notes on Joshua Bell Video - http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-aristotle-and-joshua-bell-can-teach-us-about-persuasion-conor-neill

5. Collaboratively complete Task 1 of Einstein assignment

6. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:

1. Complete Task 1 in your RNB


Extra Credit:

-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner/Einstein/Dylan

Excellent Reading- Assignment due at the beginning of class by 3/14 - Please read both short stories by Faulkner. Then in 8-10 sentences, please explain which one we should read and analyze more deeply in class.

"The Bear"
"A Rose for Emily"




Tuesday - 3/13

Start Up:

1. In one sentence or less, please provide a definition of rhetoric
2. Try to incorporate words 16-20 into complete sentences.
*Please have HW ready to be stamped.

Notes:

Match the rhetorical element with the following:

Speaker
Message
Audience

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

Ante - before
Bell - war
Mis - wrongly
Anthrop - human
Ben - good or well
Auto - self
De - down or apart

Guided Learning:

1. Inquiry: Identify a situation where rhetoric could be very useful and please explain.

2. Review Einstein work
Gallery Work and Venn-Diagram

3. Introduce task 5 and have students complete.

4.Introduce MLK essay contest/MLK Essay Brainstorm Activity

a.What is your view from the mountaintop?
b.What does your promised land look like?
c.What do you think would have happened if Dr. King had come to Wilmington, NC rather than Memphis on April 4, 1968? Review due date and provide associated information
Read and analyze Molly Ivins work

HW:

1. Complete a final draft of Part 5 in your RNB, and please be prepared to share your work tomorrow.



Extra Credit:


#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, Dylan, Einstein, and Faulkner



Wednesday - 3/14

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS

*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Build two words with each one of your root words from yesterday. If you were absent, please obtain these root words from a neighbor.

*If you were absent yesterday, please obtain the notes from a neighbor.
*Prepare to share your Einstein paragraphs.
*music playing (alt-j/Dylan)

Guided Learning:

1.Induction into the order of the triangle

2. Share and evaluate Einstein paragraphs

3. Op-Ed Work -With your Norton Reader, and a separate sheet of paper, please complete all of the following assignments:

Part 1 - Read “Prose Forms: Op - Eds” on pages 387-389.
a. What is the main idea?
b. Copy down the three most important pieces of information that support the main idea.
c. Hypothesize why Mr. Jarman likes Op - Eds so much.


HW:

1. Bring an effective advertisement from a magazine into class (bring the whole magazine if you can).

2. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 11 -20, all root words, information from rhetoric video, metaphor, simile, analogy persona,paradox, anecdote, paradox, allusion, qualification, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose, writing feedback from 2/22, TAEAC, and SOAPSTone)

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-aristotle-and-joshua-bell-can-teach-us-about-persuasion-conor-neill





Thursday - 3/15

Start Up:

I would greatly appreciate it, if I did not see any cell phones or ear buds today. It would bring me immense joy

1. Write down 15 specific things that you have learned in this class this week (information about Faulkner, language, literary terms, the Nobel Prize, poetry, etc).

Study!

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Introduce Visual Rhetoric Assignment


3. Independent Work on Visual Rhetoric Assignment

HW:

1. Complete Visual Rhetoric Assignment


Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Authors




Friday - 3/16

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS .

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related


Guided Learning:

1. Review Start Up

2.Review HW and allow for revisions of visual rhetoric assignment

3. Complete the following assignments in your RNB.

#1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CylDDXgcgiU

a. Complete a SOAPSTone with textual evidence
b. Identify one of the strongest elements of ethos, logos, and pathos in the advertisement.
c. Does this advertisement achieve its purpose? Please explain.


# 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1zXGWK_knQ

a. Complete a SOAPSTone with textual evidence
b. Identify one of the strongest elements of ethos, logos, and pathos in the advertisement.
c. Does this advertisement achieve its purpose? Please explain.

HW:

1, Final Draft of Visual Rhetoric Assignment (make sure your image is attached)


2. Think about some of your favorite brands or companies and their advertising methods. Locate an effective video advertisement/commercial, and in your RNB:

a. Copy down the URL of the video and briefly summarize what takes place during the video/advertisement.
b. Complete a SOAPSTone with textual evidence
c. Identify one of the strongest elements of ethos, logos, and pathos in the advertisement.
d. Does this advertisement achieve its purpose? Please explain.





Week # 8 - 3/19 - 3/23

Due Dates:

3/20 - RNB Check
3/22 - Skills Quiz


Monday -3/19

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY. Please turn your Visual Rhetoric Assignments in to the blue rectangle and please have your HW ready to be checked

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 21-25 into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend highlights

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 21-30.

2.Read “Get a Knife, Get a Dog, but Get Rid of Guns” by Molly Ivins on pages 389 - 390.

a. Complete a SOAPSTone with textual evidence
b. Answer questions 1-3 in complete sentences.
c. After reading the letter, please identify examples of ethos, pathos, and logos in Einstein’s letter by annotating the text and copying down at least one example of each.

HW:

Finalize Ivins work in your RNB. Complete any missing RNB assignments.

Extra Credit:
-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner/Einstein/Dylan


Tuesday - 3/20

Start Up:

1. In two sentences or less, summarize Molly Ivins’ message.
2. Try to incorporate words 26-30 into complete sentences.

*Please have your RNB ready to be graded.
*There will me an afterschool HW and make up session today after school.

Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

Dis - apart or away
Matic - willing
Didact - teaching/taught

Guided Learning:

1.Review Tone Words 26-30.

2.Review ethos, logos and pathos from Ivins reading.

3.Sampler Assignment - Choose another Op-Ed of your choice from the Op-Ed section of the Norton Reader, read it, and complete a brief SOAPSTone in your RNB.

4.Reflection Assignments in Writing Section:

Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 1- What is something that you are passionate about? Why?

JP Inquiry Assignment # 2 - What is something that is wrong with our current generation? What can we do to fix it?

5.Discussion: “To live outside the law, you must be honest.” - Bob Dylan

6.Discussion: Transcendentalism


HW:

Watch Video - https://ed.ted.com/featured/8H0FHeWq

a. Title and Date an entry in your notes section
b. Copy down the ten most important or powerful pieces of information from this selection.

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post: indy reading, unity, Dylan, Faulkner, Einstein, etc.




Wednesday - 3/21

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*If you were absent yesterday, please have your RNB ready for me to grade.

1. What do Muhamad Ali, Emerson, MLK, Thoreau, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Emerson all have in common?
2. Place the following names in sequential/chronological order.
3. Fix the punctuation error in the following sentence: Even as a child, my actions and mannerisms were viewed as odd, and “peculiar”.
4.Build two words with each one of your root words from yesterday. If you were absent, please obtain these root words from a neighbor.

*If you were absent yesterday, please obtain the notes from a neighbor.
*music playing (alt-j/Dylan)

Guided Learning:

1.Induction into the order of the triangle

2. Review content for the skills quiz

3.Discuss Emerson key points/Review Highlights for the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOotVKvKrdk

4.Complete Self -Reliance Reading assignment in your RNB:

Task 1 – Read biographical information on Ralph Waldo Emerson on page 388 and write down the five most important facts.
Task 2 – Read the excerpt from “Self –Reliance” on page 393 twice.
Task 3 - Answer questions 1-3 and 5- 6 on page 394.

HW:

1. In your RNB - 2-5 sentences, please explain HOW your yogi quote relates to Emerson, Transcendentalism, and Self-Reliance.

2. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 21 - 30, all root words, information from rhetoric video, information from Emerson video, metaphor, simile, analogy persona,paradox, anecdote, paradox, allusion, qualification, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose, writing feedback from 2/22, TAEAC, and SOAPSTone)

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-aristotle-and-joshua-bell-can-teach-us-about-persuasion-conor-neill
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOotVKvKrdk

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner/ Dylan/Einstein





Thursday - 3/22

Start Up:

I would greatly appreciate it, if I did not see any cell phones or ear buds today. It would bring me immense joy

1. Write down 10 specific things that you have learned in this class this week (information about Faulkner, language, literary terms, the Nobel Prize, poetry, etc).

*When you are done, please turn in your Start Up (the last two weeks) to the blue rectangle.
*Kai, JR, and Matthew, I need to grade your RNBs.

Study!

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Share out HW responses.

3. 15 minute work session (finalize Emerson work) and

Task 1 – Read biographical information on Ralph Waldo Emerson on page 388 and write down the five most important facts.
Task 2 – Read the excerpt from “Self –Reliance” on page 393 twice.
Task 3 - Answer questions 1-3 and 5- 6 on page 394.
Task 4 - Read biographical information on Henry David Thoreau pages 404-405 in your textbook and please copy down the five most important facts.

*If you finish early, please read other selections from the transcendental writers.

4.Brief discussion of Emerson Work
-Share out best quotes/Collaborative Tweets/Memes

5. Discussion/Reflection:

a.What is the value of self-reliance?
b.What is a law in our society that is unjust or immoral? How/ Why? If you can’t think of one, provide an example of a law that would be unjust or immoral and explain how and why.

7. What is the role of discipline and effort in self-reliance?

8. Explain Friday’s assignment to potentially absent students.

HW:

Finish classwork

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Thoreau and Emerson/Transcendentalism




Friday - 3/23

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS.

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

Guided Learning:

1. In your orange textbook, read background and excerpt from “Civil Disobedience” on pages 416 through 417 and answer questions 1-6 in complete sentences. In answering these questions, please use textual evidence and explain the how and the why.

*You will complete this on a separate sheet of paper and turn this in before the end of class.

2. Compose three beau presente brainstorms: one for Emerson one for Thoreau, and for one for Transcendentalism. Your brainstorm should compile at least 50 words.

*You will complete this on a separate sheet of paper and turn this in before the end of class.

*We will be composing our poems on Monday and presenting on Tuesday.


HW:
1. Enjoy your holiday. I will be sending out extra credit assignments and enrichment activities over the holiday.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, Faulkner, Einstein, and indy reading


Week # 9 - 4/2 - 4/6

Due Dates:

4/3 - Poem Presentations
4/4 - Poem Presentations
4/4 - Deadline for submitting missing assignments and extra credit
4/5- Skills Quiz (Study for your skills quiz (tone words 30 -40, all root words, information from rhetoric video, information from Emerson video, metaphor, simile, analogy, persona, paradox, anecdote, allusion, qualification, purpose, tone, syntax, diction, and prose, writing feedback from 2/22, TAEAC, and SOAPSTone)


Monday - 4/2

Start Up:

First and foremost, I missed you all. I hope that you had an enjoyable and restful holiday.

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY. Please turn your Visual Rhetoric Assignments in to the blue rectangle and please have your HW ready to be checked

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 31-35 into complete sentences.
Theme: spring holiday

2. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your holiday.

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 31-40/ Discussion: What is a just law?

2. Re-read Thoreau and revise work from Friday

In your orange textbook, read background and excerpt from “Civil Disobedience” on pages 416 through 417 and answer questions 1-6 in complete sentences. In answering these questions, please use textual evidence and explain the how and the why.

*You will complete this on a separate sheet of paper and turn this in before the end of class.

3. Compose three beau presente brainstorms: one for Emerson one for Thoreau, and for one for Transcendentalism. Your brainstorm should compile at least 50 words.

*You will complete this on a separate sheet of paper and turn this in before the end of class.

4. Compose rough draft of beau presente poems

*12- 15 lines minimum
*At least two different stanzas
*Must poetically reveal the persona of Emerson/Thoreau or provide a poetic definition of Transcendentalism

5. Complete a venn-diagram of Thoreau and Emerson
6. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication


HW:

1. Compose a rough draft on a separate sheet of paper in preparation for the final draft and presentation on Wednesday.

2. Complete research and identify a law in the United States that is unjust. If you cannot find a law that is unjust, please create a hypothetical law that is unjust. Please be prepared to fully justify your choice.

Extra Credit:


-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Dylan/Transcendentalism/Transcendentalists



Tuesday - 4/3

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Try to incorporate words 36-40 into complete sentences.
2. What is America’s greatest export?


*There will be an after school HW and make up session today after school.

Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

arch/a/i - primitive or ancient
art - skill
chron - time

Guided Learning:

1. Discussion:"The Promise," literary magazine subscription, theme, legacy of transcendentalism, etc.

2.Reflection Assignments in Writing Section (will complete tomorrow)

Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 1- What is something that you are passionate about? Why?

JP Inquiry Assignment # 2 - What is something that is wrong with our current generation? What can we do to fix it?

3. Application Assignment: completed on a separate sheet of paper
In doing this, please feel free to reference pages 384 - 420 in your textbook for information
a. Venn-diagram (Emerson and Thoreau)
b. Definition of Transcendentalism (in your own words or feel free to create a graphic organizer)
c. What does it take for an institution to command your respect?
d. Identify your favorite quote from “Civil Disobedience.” Please copy this quote down and explains its significance or power. *Feel free to tweet the quote as well #beyond410.

4.Discussion of “Civil Disobedience” work - highlight stellar thinkers

5. Discuss expectations for final draft of Poem

6. Discuss HW
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2015/aug/17/facebook-posts/pie-chart-federal-spending-circulating-internet-mi/


HW:

1. On a separate sheet of paper, please compose a final draft of your beau presente poem, and prepare for tomorrow’s presentation. Please attach all drafts and brainstorms.

*12- 15 lines minimum
*At least two different stanzas
*Must poetically reveal the persona of Emerson/Thoreau or provide a poetic definition of Transcendentalism

2. Study for your skills quiz

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Transcendentalism



Wednesday -4/4

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Please turn the final draft or your poems, along with your brainstorms and draft into the blue rectangle.

1. Fix the punctuation error in the following sentence: Even as a child, my actions and mannerisms were viewed as odd, and “peculiar”.
2. Build two words with each one of your root words from yesterday. If you were absent, please obtain these root words from a neighbor.
3. Wednesdays on wax - Please choose an adjective to identify the tone of the this song. In doing this, please include a brief justification.

*Remember - tone = author’s attitude towards the subject or the audience.
*If you were absent yesterday, please obtain the notes from a neighbor.
*music playing (alt-j/Dylan)

Guided Learning:

1.Induction into the order of the triangle/discussion of poetry submission

2. Review content for the skills quiz: Transcendental Triangle, Rhetorical Triangle, pass back work from yesterday.

3. Reflection Assignments in Writing Section (save for Thursday)

Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 1- What is something that you are passionate about? Why?

JP Inquiry Assignment # 2 - What is something that is wrong with our current generation? What can we do to fix it?

4. Poem presentations

5. Self - Reliance close reading


HW:

1. Finalize and revise HW from Monday night - Complete research and identify a law in the United States that is unjust. If you cannot find a law that is unjust, please create a hypothetical law that is unjust. Please be prepared to fully justify your choice.

2. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 31 -40, all root words, background information on Thoreau and Emerson, literary terms, SOAPSTone, and TAEAC)

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Transcendentalists




Thursday - 4/5

Start Up:

I would greatly appreciate it, if I did not see any cell phones or ear buds today. It would bring me immense joy

*Please have your RNB on your desk so I can

1. Write down 10 specific things that you have learned in this class this week

Study!

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Share out HW responses.

3. Reflection Assignments in Writing Section:

Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 1- What is something that you are passionate about? Why?

JP Inquiry Assignment # 2 - What is something that is wrong with our current generation? What can we do to fix it?

4. Discussion/Reflection:

a.What is the value of self-reliance?
b. What is the role of discipline and effort in self-reliance?
c. How does our learning about self-reliance relate to your life? What is your takeaway?

5. #Beyond410 Transcendentalism tweet


HW:

1. What did Henry David Thoreau mean when he says, “for the people must have some complicated machinery or other, and hear its din, to satisfy that idea of government which they have”? How is this analogy appropriate to the subject of Civil Disobedience?
*din - a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise.

2. Due Monday:
Listen to suggested or desired podcast (needs to be at least 15 minutes long).
https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_the_team_of_humble_stars

a. Brief SOAPSTone
b. Commentary - argumentatively or creatively engage with the content. Use AEA.
c. Identify three items of precise knowledge you obtained while listening.

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Thoreau and Emerson/Transcendentalism





Friday - 4/6

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS.
*IF YOU WERE ABSENT YESTERDAY, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOU COMPLETE JUNIOR PROJECT iNQUIRY ASSIGNMENTS # 1 AND #2.

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

Guided Learning:

1. Revise, discuss, and elaborate on yesterday’s reflections/Poetry Presentations

2. HW session

HW:

1. Listen to suggested or desired podcast (needs to be at least 15 minutes long).
https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_the_team_of_humble_stars

a. Brief SOAPSTone
b. Commentary - argumentatively or creatively engage with the content. Use AEA.
c. Identify three items of precise knowledge you obtained while listening.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, Transcendentalism, and Hemingway



Week # 10 - 4/9 - 4/13

Due Dates:

4/11 - RNB
4/12- Skills Quiz


Monday - 4/9

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY. Please turn your Visual Rhetoric Assignments in to the blue rectangle and please have your HW ready to be checked

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 41-45 into complete sentences.
Theme: spring holiday

2. Who is this?

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 41-50/ Discussion of Podcasts

2. Ernest Hemingway Biographical Study - Please complete the following activities in your RNB:

Watch Clip - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wM06z5lA74

a. Identify three traits that are revealed or emphasized by the actor playing Ernest Hemingway in the film?

Listen to Hemingway’s Nobel Prize Banquet Speech -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XCVKYacZJg
b. In 3-5 sentences, explain Hemingway’s philosophy of writing.

Read historical information about Hemingway and World War I on pages 806 and 807 of your textbook.

c. copy down the five most important or relevant pieces of information.

VOTE: Short Stories or Old Man and the Sea

3.Reflection Assignments in Writing Section:

Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 3- What is something that is wrong with our immediate community? What can we do to address this issue?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 4 - What is something that is wrong with our global community? What can we do to remedy this situation?
4. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication


HW:

1. 3-5 sentences: Ask teachers and family members what they know about Hemingway and which works they have read.

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Faulkner/Einstein/Dylan/Hemingway



Tuesday - 4/10

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Try to incorporate words 46-50 into complete sentences.
2. What was the most interesting thing you learned in class yesterday?

*Please have your CW (Hemingway Bio Assignment), HW ready to be checked, and turn in podcast HW from the weekend to the blue rectangle if you did not do so yesterday.

*There will be an after school HW and make up session today after school.

Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

ami/o - love
cogn/i - know
cred - believe
dys - abnormal, bad
em, en - into, cover with, cause

Guided Learning:

1. Share out Hemingway journalism responses

2. Make sure to correctly label this assignment. Your response should be a minimum of five sentences.

JP Inquiry Assignment # 3- What is something that is wrong with our immediate community or global community? What can we do to address this issue?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 4 - What is something small, but important that humans can do to enrich our lives and humanity? Please explain.
JP Inquiry Assignment # 5 - What is something that you value deeply? Why?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 6 - What can we do to enhance the quality of public education in America?


HW:
1. Finalize reflections

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Transcendentalism, Hemingway




Wednesday - 4/11

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Please turn in any late work to the blue rectangle.
*Find your new seats.

1. Ernest Hemingway’s life was negatively effected/affected by alcohol abuse.
2. Build three words with each one of your root words from yesterday. If you were absent, please obtain these root words from a neighbor.
3. Wednesdays on wax - Please choose an adjective to identify the tone of the this song. In doing this, please include a brief justification.

*Remember - tone = author’s attitude towards the subject or the audience.
*If you were absent yesterday, please obtain the notes from a neighbor.
*music playing


Guided Learning:

1. Review content for the skills quiz: tone words (41-50), all of the root words, and biographical information on Hemingway.

2. Review JP Checklist with students and emphasize that we are in the inquiry phase.


3. Finalize Inquiry Reflections if you have not done so:

JP Inquiry Assignment # 1- What is something that you are passionate about? Why?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 2 - What is something that is wrong with our current generation? What can we do to fix it?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 3- What is something that is wrong with our immediate community or global community? What can we do to address this issue?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 4 - What is something small, but important that humans can do to enrich our lives and humanity? Please explain.
JP Inquiry Assignment # 5 - What is something that you value deeply? Why?
JP Inquiry Assignment # 6 - What can we do to enhance the quality of public education in America?

4. When research topics are approved, you may check out a computer and begin your initial research.


HW:

1.Study for your skills quiz (tone words 41 -50), all root words, background information on Hemingway, literary terms, SOAPSTone, and TAEAC)

2. Actively work on your initial research assignment.

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway






Thursday - 4/12

Start Up:

1. Write down 10 specific things that you have learned in this class this week

Study!

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Hemingway Pre-Reading discussion/reflection questions - Answer these questions in your RNB:

a. Have you ever received an award or privilege that you feel like you didn't deserve?
b. Have you ever been accepted by a group, but felt like you never belonged?

3. Read “In Another Country” on page 809. In your RNB, complete the following task:

c. What emotion did the story most strongly arouse in you? Why?
d. Identify at least two symbols and explain their significance.

*example: the window at the end of the story.

4. Discussion of theme/TAEAC Paragraph (Friday)


HW:

1. Work on Graduation Project Checklist


2. Finalize Hemingway work from class.

3. Due Monday:
Listen to suggested or desired podcast (needs to be at least 10 minutes long).
https://www.ted.com/talks/worklife_with_adam_grant_the_team_of_humble_stars

a. Brief SOAPSTone
b. Commentary - argumentatively or creatively engage with the content. Use AEA.
c. Identify three items of precise knowledge you obtained while listening.

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway




Friday - 4/13

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS.

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

2. Review the story from yesterday, and identify as many symbols as you are able.

Guided Learning:

1.Quick Win and a Symbol

2.Theme = dominant idea + the author’s message about that idea. Now, identify a theme from Hemingway’s short story “In Another Country” and write a statement of theme.

3. Finalize Initial Research


HW:

1.View short Fitzgerald Biography,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL05VV040Ls&t=8s

Complete the following tasks in your RNB:

a. Commentary - argumentatively or creatively engage with the content. Use AEA.
b. Identify five items of precise knowledge you obtained while listening.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, Hemingway

“Hills Like White Elephants” - https://lirroaringtwenties.weebly.com/uploads/1/4/5/3/14539476/hemingway-hills-like-white-elephants.pdf


a. What emotion did the story most strongly arouse in you? Why?
b. Identify at least two symbols and explain their significance.



Week # 11 - 4/16 - 4/20

Due Dates:
4/17 - RNB
4/19- Skills Quiz

Monday - 4/16

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY.

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 51-55 into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend

2. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your weekend.
Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 51-55

2.Revisit “In Another Country” page 809

a.character chart, theme, and symbolism
b.Theme = dominant idea + the author’s message about that idea. Now, identify a theme from Hemingway’s short story “In Another Country” and write a statement of theme.
c.Identify how Hemingway develops a theme in “In Another Country.” In doing this use TAEAC, textual evidence, and write in third person.

3.In RNB - Fitzgerald Biographical Assignment:

Part A:
Please identify three traits or characteristics emphasized in this cinematic portrayal of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Also, describe the Scott and Zelda’s relationship.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXxw6tpM970&t=202s

4. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication


HW:

1. Separate sheet of paper - Final Draft - Identify how Hemingway develops a theme in “In Another Country.” In doing this use TAEAC, textual evidence, and write in third person.

2. In RNB - Journalistic Endeavor - Ask teachers and family members what they know about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his body of work. Report back in 3-5 sentences.


Extra Credit:
-#beyond410 post -Positivity/Unity/Hemingway/Fitzgerald





Tuesday -4/17

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Try to incorporate words 56-60 into complete sentences.
2. What did you think the most important symbol was from yesterday?

*Please have your HW ready to be checked, and please turn in your paragraphs.
*There will me an afterschool HW and make up session today after school.

Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

Gatsby Vocabulary


g1. Privy - informed about something secret or not generally known
g2. Subdued - in a softened tone
g3. Vehement - marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
g4. Vacuous - devoid of intelligence
g5. Permeate -to spread or diffuse through


Guided Learning:

1. Discuss new vocabulary words.

2. Share out Hemingway paragraphs and Fitzgerald journalism responses.

3.In RNB - Fitzgerald Biographical Assignment:

Part A:
Please identify three traits or characteristics emphasized in this cinematic portrayal of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Also, describe the Scott and Zelda’s relationship.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXxw6tpM970&t=202s

Part B:

Directions: Read the Great Gatsby Reader’s Guide and perform the following tasks in your Reader’s Notebook. https://www.arts.gov/partnerships/nea-big-read/the-great-gatsby

a.List the most five important facts about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s life.
b.List the three most important historical events/cultural phenomena that took place during the 1920s.
c.List the most surprising thing you learned while completing your reading.
d. Write down your most favorite F. Scott Fitzgerald quote (you can use the internet for this)

4.Pass out books/book receipts

5. Epigram assignment -

The novel begins with a quote from Thomas Parke D’Invilliers, a character from Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise: “Then wear the gold hat, if that will move her; / If you can bounce high, bounce for her too, / Till she cry “Lover, gold-hatted, high- bouncing lover, / I must have you!”

1. What does this poem mean?
2. What is the author’s intent for using this epigram?

HW:

1. RNB - Read the first two pages of the The Great Gatsby and -
a.Summarize your reading in 2-3 sentences
b. Write down a question you have.

b. Study all of your new vocabulary and all of your root words.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Hemingway, Fitzgerald


Wednesday - 4/18

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Please turn in any late work to the blue rectangle.

1. Hemingway warned Fitzgerald of the deleterious effects/affects of alcohol.
2. Incorporate each one of you Gatsby vocabulary words into a grammatically correct sentence in a way that shows your understanding to the word.

*jazz music playing

Guided Learning:

a. GRADE RNB/Review Content for Skills Quiz

b. Writing Section -

Gatsby Reflection # 1 - Describe the “American Dream” in your view, and as you understand our culture’s view. How do they differ? How are they the same?

Gatsby Reflection # 2 - What is the best advice your parents have ever given you? How well do you follow it?

c.RNB Close Reading Assignment


1. What advice did the narrator’s father give him when he was younger?
2. As a result of his father’s advice, what “habit” does the narrator try to follow?
3. What does the narrator mean when he claims “a sense of the fundamental decencies is parceled out unequally at birth”? How is this true?
4. What is Fitzgerald trying to show us about the narrator by the fact that he admits this statement is “snobbish”?
5. Why is reserving judgments a “matter of infinite hope”? What does “infinite hope” mean?
6. What does the narrator think is great about Gatsby?
7. What evidence suggests the narrator does not think everything about Gatsby is great?


d. Discussion


e. Work on Extended Research




HW:

1.Read chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby. In your RNB:
a. complete a 5 point timeline of important plot events.
b. Identify the major conflicts (at least two)
c. Describe the setting.
d. Write down one question you have about the chapter.

2. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 51 -60), Gatbsy vocabulary, definition of theme, background information on Fitzgerald, literary terms, and TAEAC)

3. Actively work on your extended research assignment.

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald




Thursday - 4/19

Start Up:

I would greatly appreciate it, if I did not see any cell phones or ear buds today. It would bring me immense joy
*Please have your RNB on your desk so I can grade your HW.

1. Create a venn-diagram of the similarities for Nick the Narrator and Fitzgerald.
2. What moments or scenes feel cinematic in the first chapter? Please briefly explain.

*I will be available after school for tutoring today.

Guided Learning:

1. Skills Quiz

2. Brief Discussion and outline for what we will be completing for HW.


3. Discuss expectations for library behaviors.

4. Head to the library for Research and Gatsby Work.


While completing research, please peruse procon.org as a means to develop a nuanced argument.
HW:

1. Please Read Chapter 2. In your RNB, please:

a. Log important information about the main characters (Nick, Tom, Catherine, Wilson, and Myrtle)
-powerful quotes, important actions, moments of hypocrisy, etc.
b. Identify a major conflict (include short supporting quotation and justification).

2. Complete - Entering the Valley of Ashes Exercise on the assignment handout or on a separate sheet of paper.


3. Continue to work on extended research - due by the end of class on Friday.

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald


Friday - 4/20

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
*Please have your HW available for stamping - NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS.

1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

2. Complete a Venn Diagram - Nick v. Fitzgerald

Guided Learning:


a. Skills Quiz
b. Illustrate the “Valley of Ashes”
c. Review “Entering Valley of Ashes”
-In what ways does the Valley of Ashes serve as a dumping ground?
d. Thinking about Myrtle (brainstorm responses in RNB then discuss)

e. Verbal Introduction to chapter 3 and Visual Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L98y3LJhndE

f. Complete Extended Research


HW:

1. Read chapter 3 and complete the associated activity on a separate sheet of paper. Your responses must be fully developed paragraphs.


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, Hemingway


Complete Chapter 3 guiding questions and answer the questions on a separate sheet of paper. Make sure that you are using textual evidence.




Week # 12 - 4/23 - 4/27

Due Dates:

4/25 - RNB
4/26- Skills Quiz

Monday - 4/23

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY.

1. Locate your tone words list in your RNB. Try to incorporate words 61-65 into complete sentences.
Theme: weekend

2. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your weekend.

* “Young and Beautiful” playing
Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

Gatsby Vocabulary

g6. Tumultuous (adj.) - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
g7. Sinister (adj.) - wicked, evil, or dishonorable
g8. Retribution (n.) - a justly deserved penalty
g9. Affront (n.) - a deliberately offensive act
g10. Ingratiate (v.) -to gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce tone words 61-65 and new Gatsby vocab

2. Quiz

3. Reflections - Writing section

What type of person would you want to spend the rest of your life with?
What type of person do you want to be?

4. View film clips and view upcoming scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L98y3LJhndE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7yBQIGyunI


5. In RNB: Brainstorm, Answer, and Discuss

a.How does Gatsby behave at his own party? Look carefully at what he does and says, as well as what he doesn’t do or say. What seems to be his goal for his party?
b.What two sides does Nick observe about Gatsby during their initial meeting?
c.Look at Nick and Jordan’s conversation with Owl Eyes in the library. Why is Owl Eyes so shocked that Gatsby’s books are “real”? What might Fitzgerald be trying to show about Gatsby? (See note below)
[Note: Owl Eyes describes Gatsby as “a regular Belasco.” David Belasco was an American playwright and director, and one of the most powerful personalities on the New York City theater scene during the 1920s.]
d.Why does Jordan Baker prefer large parties to small ones? Look up the word intimate. To what degree do you think there is real intimacy at Gatsby’s party?
e. Chapter 4 questions


6.Share paragraphs and draw character maps

7. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication


HW:

1. Read chapter 4 and answer the the following questions on a separate sheet of paper. Also, email me your extended research if you have not done so already.


Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Unity/Hemingway/Fitzgerald
b. answer additional chapter 4 questions



Tuesday - 4/24

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Try to incorporate words 66-70 into complete sentences.
2. What does MLA stand for? How comfortable are you with building MLA citations?

*Please turn in your chapter 4 HW to the blue rectangle.
*There will me an afterschool HW and make up session today after school.

Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

Gatsby Vocabulary

g6. Tumultuous (adj.) - characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
g7. Sinister (adj.) - wicked, evil, or dishonorable
g8. Retribution (n.) - a justly deserved penalty
g9. Affront (n.) - a deliberately offensive act
g10. Ingratiate (v.) -to gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts

Guided Learning:

1. Discuss new tone words.
2. What is your green light?
3. Index card, name and citation: Review MLA citations and cite this article together https://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/17/education/17gatsby.html
4.Discuss questions from chapter 4/draw character maps
5.Role play (20 minutes)
a. With a partner, select an excerpt from chapter 4 that contains actions and vividly reveals the character of Jay Gatsby.
b. On a separate sheet of paper, adapt this excerpt from s novel form into a screenplay.
c. Assign roles and rehearse in preparation for final performance

HW:

1. Individually complete Chapter 4 and 5 “Group Work” Assignment along with Chapter 5 weather log.



2. Start working on Annotated Bibliography for Junior Project


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Hemingway, Fitzgerald
Chapter 5 Questions



Wednesday - 4/25

Start Up:

*Please turn in last night’s HW to the blue rectangle and any additional homework to me.

1. Identify five “things” that Gatsby has done so far to “build” his ethos.
NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Please turn in any late work to the blue rectangle.

*jazz music playing

Guided Learning:

Review items for the skills quiz

2nd Block
a.10 minutes to rehearse and then I will accept volunteers for performance
b.Discuss all of chapter 4 and chapter 5 questions with index cards
c.Comparison film scene (read the pages and watch the film) / Symbol hunt
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L98y3LJhndE
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7yBQIGyunI
d.Work on Annotated Bibliography


Model Annotated Bibliography
https://docs.google.com/document/d/18JMOvRL4aL_M5RWi-RSmVqL0l7r1xZbwgRahphnSi6g/edit?usp=sharing

3rd Block
a. Discuss chapter 4 and chapter 5 Questions.
b.Work on Annotated Bibliography

Model Annotated Bibliography
https://docs.google.com/document/d/18JMOvRL4aL_M5RWi-RSmVqL0l7r1xZbwgRahphnSi6g/edit?usp=sharing

Review Jay Gatz Photo Activity



HW:


1.Read chapter 6 of The Great Gatsby and complete the Jay Gatsby Expose assignment


2. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 61 -70), Gatsby vocabulary words (1-10), definition of theme, plot quiz, background information on Fitzgerald, literary terms, and TAEAC).

3. Work on your Annotated Bib

Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald
b. Chapter 6 questions



Thursday - 4/26

Start Up:

Please turn in your HW to Mrs. G.

Guided Learning:

a. Discuss Questions from Chapter 6
Discussion Leaders for second block are Allison, Ricky, and Easton
Discussion Leaders for third block are Bryson, Fausto, Jared, and Morgan.

e. Read Chapter 7 and complete the accident chart and the Chapter 7 questions.

HW:

1. Please Read Chapter 7 and complete the accident chart along with the Chapter 7 questions



2. Continue working on your annotated bibliography. Your final annotated bibliography is due at the end of class on Monday.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18JMOvRL4aL_M5RWi-RSmVqL0l7r1xZbwgRahphnSi6g/edit?usp=sharing

Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald


Friday - 4/27

Guided Learning

Discuss Responses from Chapter 7:
Discussion Leaders for second block are Allison, Ricky, and Easton
Discussion Leaders for third block are Bryson, Fausto, Jared, and Morgan.

a.Read chapter 8 and complete the close reading assignment on a separate sheet of paper. You must include textual evidence.
ONCE YOU ARE FINISHED, please turn this assignment into the blue rectangle.


b. Now answer the discussion questions on a separate sheet of paper. We will use these responses for our class socratic seminar on Monday. ONCE YOU ARE FINISHED, please turn these in as well.


c. Once you have completed both activities, you may check out a computer from Mr. Thomas to work on your annotated bibliography.

HW:

1. Complete close reading questions and discussion questions if you did not finish them in class.
2. Work on Annotated Bibliography ( it is due at the end of class on Friday)

https://docs.google.com/document/d/18JMOvRL4aL_M5RWi-RSmVqL0l7r1xZbwgRahphnSi6g/edit?usp=sharing

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, Fitzgerald


Special Week - 4/30 - 5/4

Due Dates:

5/1 - Final Gatsby Discussion/Performance
5/2- RNB
5/3- Skills Quiz


Monday - 4/30

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY.

1. Locate your last four tone words and in your and please incorporate them into sentences.
2. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your weekend.

Guided Learning:

1.Introduce new tone words
2. Reading Check/Quick Discussion of Chapter 8.
3. Head to the media center to work on our annotated bibliographies
4. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:


1. Read chapter 9. On a separate sheet of paper, please complete the following activities and the following question in fully developed paragraphs.
a. Should we admire Gatsby as a dreamer, or should we criticize him for being morally corrupt? On one hand, Gatsby’s quest is heroic; he wants something greater out of life, which we all want. On the other, he tries to buy—with wealth he acquired through illegal means—Daisy’s affection. So where do you stand?
b. What argument is Fitzgerald presenting on the last page of the book? Please explain. In doing this you need to analyze the significance of his allusions, his poetic language, and unique syntactical structures.
c.Gatsby is in need of a rhetoric course. What is the fault in Gatsby’s logic? Please identify and explain two major faults in his logic.

2. Memorize the final line.



Tuesday - 5/1

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

Please write down your favorite line from The Great Gatsby on the back of your notebook.
1. Copy down the last line three times and study for your “last line” quiz.
2. Enjoy the jazz

*There will me an afterschool HW and make up session today after school. Please let me know if you are planning to attend.

Guided Learning:

a.Last line quiz
b. Final Line and Resolve activities
c.Revisit Chapter 8 and prepare for class discussion
d.Self-Grade and turn in work packets.
e. Role play/Dramatization - Groups of 3
1. Identify the most essential moments from your given text.
2. On a separate sheet of paper, adapt this excerpt from novel form into a screenplay.
3. Assign roles and rehearse in preparation for final performance

HW:

1.Work on role play and dramatization project with your group.
2. Finalize Annotated Bib
3. Study for your skills quiz (tone words 61 -70), Gatsby vocabulary words (1-10), definition of theme, plot quiz, background information on Fitzgerald, literary terms, and TAEAC).

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Hemingway, Fitzgerald




Wednesday - 5/2

Start Up:

Please make sure to turn in your Gatsby packet to the blue rectangle. Now study your Gatsby vocabulary words 1-10 and make your tone words 61-70 in order to prepare for our Kahoot challenge.

*Remind me to discuss the Gatsby event for Friday.
*music playing
Guided Learning:

*I am saving the role play activity for Thursday
a. Role play/Dramatization - Groups of 3
1. Identify the most essential moments from your given text.
2. On a separate sheet of paper, adapt this excerpt from novel form into a screenplay.
3. Assign roles and rehearse in preparation for final performance

*Choose a song for your chapter.

b. Review items for the skills quiz - Quick game of Kahoot -

c. Thesis Statement Workshop

1. What is your working definition of a thesis statement?
2. What is the relationship between your research question and your thesis statement?
2. Thesis statement discussion -
*should answer serve as an answer to your research question
*serve as the road map for your argument
*best defined as a precise opinion that is supported by fact and evidence.

Allow students to begin working on their outline

d.Review annotated bibliography in order to conceptualize your argument and the ways in which you are going to support it.

-If you need additional sources add them to your annotated bibliography
-If you are quoting or borrowing information in your outline, then please cite this information.
PLEASE ASK FOR ASSISTANCE IF YOU FEEL THAT YOUR ANSWER TO YOUR RESEARCH QUESTION WILL NOT SUFFICE AS A THESIS STATEMENT.*

e. Formatting template for your outline. Use this template to formulate your argument in a separate document.


__https://wtw-production.s3.amazonaws.com/app1/resources/attachments/000/000/070/affd8bacc3d73ff727b43422fb884eeaa9bfe181/original/Sample_Op-ed_Outline.pdf?1425328652__

f. Excellent Advice and background information on Op - Eds.
__http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/topics-issues/organizational-development/246?task=view__
__http://gettingattention.org/articles/2556/media-relations-press/nonprofit-op-ed.html__


HW:

1.Study for your skills quiz (tone words 61 -70), Gatsby vocabulary words (1-10), definition of theme, plot quiz, background information on Fitzgerald, literary terms, and TAEAC)

2. Finalize your script and rehearse for tomorrow's performance. Memorization of lines is an expectation.

3.The rough draft of your outline is due at the beginning of class on Monday - Work on your outline/Review the following sites for examples and additional assistance with this process.
__http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/topics-issues/organizational-development/246?task=view__
__http://gettingattention.org/articles/2556/media-relations-press/nonprofit-op-ed.html__

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald




Thursday - 5/3

Start Up:

a. Please turn in all of your start ups to the blue rectangle. Then take a few minutes to study for your quiz.
b. Expectations/Incentives for tomorrow’s event.

Sign Up:

Sliced limes
Sliced oranges
Sprite
Ginger Ale
Ice
Seltzer Water (exotic flavors included)
Cleaning supplies
Cups
Light Snacks
Cooler
Playlist Curation (Jazz)
Set up crew
Clean up crew
Cleaning Supplies:
Other


Guided Learning:

a.Skills Quiz

b. Role play/Dramatization - Groups of 3

1. Identify the most essential moments from your given text.
2. On a separate sheet of paper, adapt this excerpt from novel form into a screenplay.
3. Assign roles and rehearse in preparation for final performance

c. Introduce Gatsby Color Project


HW:

1. Continue working on your Gatsby Color Project
2. Continue working on your outline. The rough draft of your outline is due at the beginning of class on Monday.


Extra Credit

a. #beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald

b. Answer the following questions in paragraph form. You are required to use textual evidence.
1. What do the faded eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg symbolize? Is there a connection between this billboard and the green light at the end of Daisy's dock?
2. Perhaps the novel's climax occurs when Gatsby confronts Tom in New York. Did Daisy's ultimate choice surprise you? Is it consistent with her character?
3. Do you agree with Nick's final assertion that Gatsby is "worth the whole damn bunch put together"? Why or why not?
4. Fitzgerald wrote, "You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say." What did he have to say in Gatsby?
5. Fitzgerald scholar Matthew J. Bruccoli claims: "The Great Gatsby does not proclaim the nobility of the human spirit; it is not politically correct; it does not
reveal how to solve the problems of life; it delivers no fashionable or comforting messages. It is just a masterpiece." Do you agree?
6. Beyond 410 Essential Questions

c. Gatsby Film Comparison Packet






Friday - 5/4

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.
1. Quick Win: highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

Guided Learning:
a.Celebration and independent work session on Gatsby Color Project
b.Review expectations for citations and quote handling.
c.The Gatsby Color Project is due by the end of the class period

d.Review extra credit assignments

HW:
1. Complete Gatsby post learning activity on a separate sheet of paper.

2. Complete a rough draft of an outline.


Extra Credit:

a. #beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald

b. Answer the following questions in paragraph form. You are required to use textual evidence.
1. What do the faded eyes of Doctor T.J. Eckleburg symbolize? Is there a connection between this billboard and the green light at the end of Daisy's dock?
2. Perhaps the novel's climax occurs when Gatsby confronts Tom in New York. Did Daisy's ultimate choice surprise you? Is it consistent with her character?
3. Do you agree with Nick's final assertion that Gatsby is "worth the whole damn bunch put together"? Why or why not?
4. Fitzgerald wrote, "You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say." What did he have to say in Gatsby?
5. Fitzgerald scholar Matthew J. Bruccoli claims: "The Great Gatsby does not proclaim the nobility of the human spirit; it is not politically correct; it does not
reveal how to solve the problems of life; it delivers no fashionable or comforting messages. It is just a masterpiece." Do you agree?
6. Beyond 410 Essential Questions

c. Gatsby Film Comparison Packet




Week # 14 - 5/7 - 5/11

Due Dates:

5/9- RNB
5/10- Skills Quiz

Monday - 5/7

Start Up:
*Please turn in the Post Learning assignment into the blue rectangle.

1. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your weekend.

On a scratch sheet of paper, ,express your American Dream in Haiku form.

5 syllables
7 syllables
5 syllables

Guided Learning:

a.Q&A
1.Who or what is your audience for your work?
2.What is your message for your audience?
3.Any questions about the outlining process?

b.Review annotated bibliography in order to conceptualize your argument and the ways in which you are going to support it.

-If you need additional sources add them to your annotated bibliography
-If you are quoting or borrowing information in your outline, then please cite this information.
PLEASE ASK FOR ASSISTANCE IF YOU FEEL THAT YOUR ANSWER TO YOUR RESEARCH QUESTION WILL NOT SUFFICE AS A THESIS STATEMENT.*

c. Formatting template for your outline. Use this template to formulate your argument in a separate document.

__https://wtw-production.s3.amazonaws.com/app1/resources/attachments/000/000/070/affd8bacc3d73ff727b43422fb884eeaa9bfe181/original/Sample_Op-ed_Outline.pdf?1425328652__

d. Excellent Advice and background information on Op - Eds.
__http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/topics-issues/organizational-development/246?task=view__
__http://gettingattention.org/articles/2556/media-relations-press/nonprofit-op-ed.html__

e. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:

a. Listen to both commentaries and complete a SOAPSTone of ONE in your RNB.
__http://whqr.org/post/sixty-six-million__
__http://whqr.org/post/controversy-over-ap-history__

b. Locate a poem on the following website that you would be interested in memorizing and reciting! -http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/find-poems
Finalize your choice by Wednesday.
c. Work on Outline
d. Submit any missing Gatsby work.
Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Unity/Research/Op-Eds


Tuesday - 5/8

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. What can we do to keep the high level of focus and drive throughout Junior Project?
2. On a scale of 1-10, how confident do you feel about your presentation skills?
3. Why do you think that I am so keen on presentations of learning? Please answer honestly and thoughtfully.
4. Why do you think I had you listen to the commentaries last night?

*There will be an afterschool HW and make up session today after school. Please let me know if you are planning to attend.

Guided Learning:

1.Discuss Poetry Out Loud Expectations

2.Commentary Workshop:

Listen to both commentaries:
__http://whqr.org/post/sixty-six-million__
__http://whqr.org/post/controversy-over-ap-history__

Review the different elements of SOAPSTone.
Discuss SOAPSTones/HW

In RNB, answer the following questions:
a.Which opinion was the the best supported? Why? How?
b.What would you steal from these Op-Eds?
c.Describe the speaker’s persona.

3.Discussion: What is an Op - Ed? what is the value in an Op-Ed?

4.Read three different Op-Eds (provided in class). Then on a separate sheet:

a. Write down the title and author of each
b. Complete a SOAPSTone with textual evidence
c. Identify two things you would steal from the Op-Ed and explain why.

HW:

1. Choose a poem that you would like to memorize and perform. Have a digital or hard copy by the beginning of class tomorrow.
2. Finalize outline, any unfinished Op-Ed work, and any unfinished Gatsby work.

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Research



Wednesday - 5/9

Please turn in your Op-Ed HW to the blue rectangle if you did not do so yesterday. Please have your HW

1. Create an MLA heading with today’s date.
2. T/F - When parenthetically citing, your end punctuation should always come after your citation.
3. How would you parenthetically cite the following source? AKA, what would go in parentheses?

“English Language Arts Standards.” Common Core State Standards Initiative, 2017,
www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/.

4. How would you parenthetically cite the following source? AKA, what would go in parentheses?

Felluga, Dino. Survey of the Literature of England. Purdue U, Aug. 2006,
web.ics.purdue.edu/~felluga/241/241/Home.html. Accessed 31 May 2007.

Guided Learning:

1.Brief quotation notes/Review how to parenthetically cite information.

2.Review how to embed quotes and outside information.
*You are not allowed to use “says” or “stated” more than twice.

3.Format Draft
a. Heading/Header
b. Location and Punctuation of Title
c. Works Cited Page

4.Review requirements for rough draft


5. Allow students to begin drafting.

Review the following sites for examples and additional assistance with this process.
__http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/topics-issues/organizational-development/246?task=view__
__http://gettingattention.org/articles/2556/media-relations-press/nonprofit-op-ed.html__

HW:

1. Obtain two hard copies of your poem and memorize first five lines of your poem. You will be assessed on this tomorrow.
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/find-poems

2. Complete first page of your draft.


Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/Research/Poetry




Thursday - 5/10

Start Up:
Please have your copy of The Great Gatsby on your desk and one copy of your chosen poem.
a. Re-write first five lines of your poem down 3 times.

Guided Learning:
a.Five line quiz
b.Discuss value and role of counterarguments
c.Discuss quote integration and paraphrasing
d. Pull out Requirement Sheets/Open Workshop

Reminders:
-Review annotated bibliography in order to conceptualize your argument and the ways in which you are going to support it.
-If you need additional sources add them to your annotated bibliography
-If you are quoting information in your outline, then please cite this information.
-KEEP YOUR AUDIENCE IN MIND THROUGH OUT - Most of your audiences will be educated young adults and adults.
-The outline is a tool, you don’t have to follow it exactly.
-Feel free to keep a separate word document so you can jot down phrases or ideas for your rough draft.
-If you are borrowing information while completing your outline cite it.
-If you find additional useful information, make a citation for it.
-If you don’t have a “clincher” just write down some idea or your current plans.

e. Have advanced students completing peer reviews


HW:

1. Finalize a rough draft in preparation for our peer review session tomorrow.
2. In your RNB, Complete a thorough SOAPSTone of your selected poem. This will help with understanding and recitation of the poem.
3. Memorize the next five lines (ten lines total)

Extra Credit

a. #beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Hemingway/Fitzgerald/Research




Friday - 5/11

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.

1. Quick Win: Highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.
*your answer must be school-related

2. Rewrite first ten lines of poem and study for memorization activity.

Guided Learning:

a. Start Up and Class Discussion
b. Memorization Exercise
c. Review Rubric and Peer Review Expectations



d. Open Workshop on Op-Ed
e. Writing Conferences: Show me what you need help with.

HW:

1. Have twenty lines or all of your poem memorized for Monday
2. Finalize your Op-Ed

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, and Op-Ed




Week # 15 - 5/14 - 5/18

Due Dates:

5/14 - Final Submission of Op-Ed
5/17- Poetry Out Loud Performances
5/18 - Op-Ed Presentations (90 seconds)

Monday - 5/14

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY.

1. Quick Win: Please identify the most enjoyable, positive, or productive aspect of your weekend.
2. What are some questions that you have about Graduation Project or this week in general?
*Study for your poem re-write.

Guided Learning:

a. Quick Wins/Compliments
b. Poem Re-Write
c. Review Rubric and Expectations

d. Run through grammar/grammarly check/Submission to turnitin.com!
e. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working.
attendance and communication

HW:
a. Submit final Op-Ed with Works Cited page to turnitin.com by 11:59.
b. STUDY POEM and PRACTICE PERFORMANCE!
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance

Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Unity/Research/Op-Eds/Poetry Out Loud



Tuesday - 5/15

Start Up:

NO PHONES/NO EARBUDS
*Things to do besides look at your phone: revise RNB assignments, study tone words, root words, and literary analysis terms/read

1. Identify the most powerful line from your poem and please explain why. Have your poem on your desk.

Guided Learning:

1. Review Speech Expectations

Poetry Out Loud Presentations – Thursday, May 17th

Students will present their selected poem from memory.

a. Introduce the title and the poet

b. Recite the poem from memory with appropriate tone, volume, articulation, and dramatic appropriateness.

*Students will receive grade from Poetry Out Loud rubric.

Junior Project Presentation – Friday, May 18th

Each student will be responsible for a 60 – 90 second presentation of their Junior Project.

a. Introduce yourself and the title of your work
b. Obtain the audience’s attention with your “hook” and then deliver your thesis.
c. Discuss the key points of your argument.
d. Close your speech by emphasizing your thesis and concluding your argument.

*Make sure that you have smooth transitions between the different elements of your speech.
*Posture, eye contact, poise, and articulation
*You are allowed to use one note card throughout your presentation.
*Be prepared to answer questions.

2. Review Poetry-Based activities.
a.Full SOAPSTone with textual evidence
b.Creative Visualization of poem with 2 sentence artist statement.

3,Discuss Poetry Out Loud Practice Activities

a. Review Grading rubric and performance expectations
b. Review Requirements and Instructional videos
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/tips-on-reciting
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/watch-video

HW:

1. Submit your final Op-Ed and Works Cited Page by 11:59 PM via turnitin.com
2. Memorize entire poem and practice recitation for Thursday’s performance.
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/tips-on-reciting
http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/watch-video

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, poetry




Thursday - 5/17

Start Up:

Please have your copy of The Great Gatsby on your desk and one copy of your chosen poem.

a. What does being a respectful audience member look like?
b. Why are we doing POL?
c. What did you do yesterday?

Second Block students, please have your copies of Gatsby on your desk

Guided Learning:

1.Review expectations for performance and audience participation.
2.Poem performance (no phones)
3.Vote on class winners
4.Review Junior Project Presentations.

Each student will be responsible for a 60 – 90 second presentation of their Junior Project.

a. Introduce yourself and the title of your work
b. Obtain the audience’s attention with your “hook” and then deliver your thesis.
c. Discuss the key points of your argument.
d. Close your speech by emphasizing your thesis and concluding your argument.

*Make sure that you have smooth transitions between the different elements of your speech.
*Posture, eye contact, poise, and articulation
*You are allowed to use one note card throughout your presentation.
*Be prepared to answer questions.

6. Assign TTTC

HW:
1. Use index card to outline your speech for tomorrow.
2. Prepare for and practice your Junior Project Speech.

Extra Credit
a. #beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Poetry



Friday - 5/18

Start Up:

*Absent folks, see me about a time to make up your skills quizzes.

1. Quick Win: Highlights of the week/something that you are proud of from this week.

*your answer must be school-related

Please turn in your start ups when you are done, complete a gallery walk, and cast your vote for your favorite piece of art.

Guided Learning:

1.Review Presentation Requirements:

Each student will be responsible for a 60 – 90 second presentation of their Junior Project.

a. Introduce yourself and the title of your work

b. Obtain the audience’s attention with your “hook” and then deliver your thesis.

c. Discuss the key points of your argument.

d. Close your speech by emphasizing your thesis and concluding your argument.

*Make sure that you have smooth transitions between the different elements of your speech.

*Posture, eye contact, poise, and articulation

*You are allowed to use one note card throughout your presentation.

*Be prepared to answer questions.

2. Presentations

3. Introduce Duty and War Reflection
-Assign copies of TTTC

HW:

1. Complete Duty and War Reflection on a separate sheet of paper.


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, duty, TTTC


Week # 16 - 5/21 - 5/25

Due Dates:

5/24 - RNB CHECK
5/25 - Socratic Seminar

Monday - 5/21

Start Up:

I WOULD LIKE TO SEE NO CELL PHONES or EARBUDS TODAY.

1. What is something that you did to better yourself over the weekend?
*IF you were absent for presentations, please prepare to make these up today in class.

Guided Learning:

a. Quick Wins/Compliments
b. Make up JP and Poetry Presentations
c. Revise and Discuss Brainstorms
d.Connections to Vietnam War?


e.TTTC Assignment # 1

f. Discuss:
what is working
what is not working
attendance and communication

HW:
1. Finalize TTTC Assignment # 1 (tasks 1 and 2)

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post -Positivity/Unity/Research/Op-Eds/Poetry Out Loud






Tuesday -5/22



Notes:

Add the following words to your root word list in your lit terms/vocab section

mosaic - a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass.
brim - fill something so completely as almost to spill out of it.
vignette- a brief evocative description, account, or episode.
mood - the general feeling or atmosphere that a piece of writing creates within the reader.

Guided Learning:

1.Discuss Start UP
2.Discuss Items/Elements from TTTC Assignment # 1/Poster
3.Discuss reflections on duty, war, and citizenship.
4.Book Initiation
5.Independently Read - Use the study guide for support.

HW:

1. Finalize TTTC Reading Guide Part 1


2. Study for Skills Quiz (new vocab, mood, and Vietnam/TTTC information

Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, poetry, Vietnam, TTTC



Wednesday - 5/23

Start Up:

SILENT Sustained Reading :)
*Check out a book if you were absent yesterday

Guided Learning:

1. If you were in a war, what is the one personal item that you would bring? Why? Please answer in 2-3 sentences.

2. Review HW Responses

3.Discuss War and Duty Questions

4. SSR Part 2




HW:

1. Complete Reading Guide Part 2.




Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/TTTC/Vietnam





Thursday - 5/24

Start Up:
SSR

Guided Learning:

a.Review HW

b.Discuss Ladder of Love
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vT-ZgA6qcKw

c.Discussion/Reflection

1. So far, who is your favorite character in the platoon? Why?
2. Of your friends and family, who most closely resembles Dave Jensen and Lee Strunk? Please briefly explain why.
3. If you were a soldier, what would be your symbolic weapon of last resort?
4.Exit Ticket:
Directions: After you read this quote, write your response to it. Is it true? Do you think you would feel the same way? Why or why not?
“They carried shameful memories. They carried the common secret of cowardice barely restrained…They carried their reputations. They carried the soldier’s greatest fear, which was the fear of blushing. Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to. It was what had brought them to the war in the first place, nothing positive, no dreams of glory or honor, just to avoid the blush of dishonor. They died so as not to die of embarrassment.” –pg. 21.


d. SSR Part 2

HW:

Complete Reading Guide Part 3


Extra Credit:

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Poetry/TTTC/Vietnam



Friday - 5/25

Start Up:

SSR

Guided Learning:

a. Discussion Questions

Should the public always know the rationale for a war?
Explain the difference between reading a book and studying a book?
What is something about this book that you have enjoyed?
Best story so far? Why?

b. Review the Reading Guide

c. Watch Vietnam film clips


HW:

Complete Reading Guide 3B, Reading Guide 4, and the associated readings.


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, duty, TTTC



Week # 17 - 5/28 - 6/1

Due Dates:

5/30 - RNB Check
5/31 - Finish TTTC




Week # 17 - 5/29 - 6/1

Due Dates:

5/30 - RNB Check
5/31 - Finish TTTC


Tuesday - 5/29

Start Up:

SSR

Guided Learning:

a. If you were a fiction writer, which parts of your life would you focus on? Why?
b. Directions: After you read this quote, write your response to it. Is it true? Do you think you would feel the same way? Why or why not?

“They carried shameful memories. They carried the common secret of cowardice barely restrained…They carried their reputations. They carried the soldier’s greatest fear, which was the fear of blushing. Men killed, and died, because they were embarrassed not to. It was what had brought them to the war in the first place, nothing positive, no dreams of glory or honor, just to avoid the blush of dishonor. They died so as not to die of embarrassment.” –pg. 21.


c. Discuss reading guides
d. Review for finals
e. SSR Part 2

HW:

Read and Complete TTTC Reading Guide Part 5


Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: value, unity, poetry, Vietnam, TTTC




Wednesday - 5/30

Start Up:

SILENT Sustained Reading :)
*Please have your RNB ready for grading

Guided Learning:
1. Discuss Part 4 and Part 5
2. On a separate sheet of paper, please rewrite and revise questions 4 and 7 from Part 5
*make sure that you are writing about literature in the present tense, correctly introducing the author/speaker and using textual evidence to support your claim.
3. Exam Review
4. SSR Part 2

HW:
1. Finish Book and Complete Reading Guide Part 6 and Part 7 on a separate sheet of paper.

2. Prepare for our final discussion tomorrow.
3. All makeup work/missing assignments are due at the beginning of class on Friday.


Extra Credit:
a. #beyond410 post -Positivity/Indy Reading/TTTC/Vietnam



Thursday - 5/31

Start Up:

10 minutes of SSR

Guided Learning:

1. On a separate sheet of paper, answer the following questions.
a.Favorite story? Why?
b.Unanswered question

2.Discuss last set of guiding questions.

Discussion Part 2
c.On the separate sheet of paper, answer questions on page 14 in paragraph form
*After doing this, identify moments of authentic insight and discuss responses with neighbors.

3. Respond to the following questions on the separate sheet of paper:

d.On pages 10-11, read “An Interview with Tim O’Brien” - write down two takeaways
e.On pages 12-13, read “O’Brien and His Other Works” - which of his other works would you be interested in reading?

4.Discuss unanswered questions and final questions from the stories.

5. Letters to O’Brien

HW:

All makeup work/missing assignments are due at the beginning of class on Friday.

Extra Credit

#beyond410 post - Positivity/Indy Reading/Poetry/TTTC/Vietnam






Friday - 6/1

Start Up:



Obtain a blank sheet of paper and some markers/highlighters



Guided Learning:



Create Exam Study Guide



-Exam Overview

50 questions (2 of these are constructed responses)

2 hours

Poetry, Short Fiction, and Non-Fiction

Plan on being released at 1. Things to bring: snacks, playing cards, books to read, and a good attitude.



-Notes on Non-Fiction:

Purpose = author’s message for a specific audience.



3 Step Approach (before you read the passage):

1. Read information that is in italics

2. Look at the title and the author

3. Preview the questions.



While Reading:

1. Take on each paragraph individually. If you make it to the end of a paragraph and you are confused, re-read it.

2. Highlight key words and phrases that tell main idea of each paragraph.

3. Pay attention to the structure of the passage (textual features are your friend)

4. If you are having a difficult time understanding the passage, complete a SOAPSTONE.

5. Don’t get caught up in the lists of very specific facts. Pay attention to WHAT is being described, and how that relates to the author’s purpose.

6. If you are ever unsure of what the purpose is, re-read the introduction and the conclusion. This is usually where the purpose is explicitly stated.



Review Practice Passage (specific focus on questions)



-Short Fiction advice:

a. Pay attention to the title

b. Pay close attention to characterization (direct v. indirect)

c. Pay close attention to dialogue and how it advances the action of a story

d. Preview the questions in advance!!!

e. Remeber that your job is to analyze the story and answer the questions



Review fiction practice and TAEAC



-Notes on Poetry:



1. Preview questions

2. Read three times

3. Brief SOATSTone

4. Annotate

5. Pay close attention to both the title and the poet.



-Notes on Constructed Responses:

1. Write in 3rd person

2. Always Mention the author/poet in your T/A

3. Write about events taking place in literature in the present tense

4. Possessive apostrophes are real. Use them!

5 .Make sure to correctly introduce/incorporate your quotations.

6. Write clearly and succinctly





*Statement of gratitude

*Most memorable aspect



HW:



1.Get plenty of rest and eat a good breakfast! This test is an opportunity to show off what you have learned this semester, and you all are going to do exceedingly well.



2. We will be completing Last Words and other “fun” stuff after our exam next week.




Extra Credit:
#beyond410 post: positivity, unity, duty, TTTC