English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 9.28-10.2

MONDAY:  Puritan Writing Progress Check Peer Review

OBJECTIVE: By completing a progress check students will provide evidence of their ability to 1.) identify authors’ purpose and use of imagery, figurative language, and rhetorical devices to support claim 2.) explain how this early writers’ views of human nature  influenced American identity and political thought.

Essential Question:  How did Puritan Writers view HUMAN NATURE? How did SERMONS such as “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” and poetry by Anne Bradstreet, use imagery to clearly communicate their message about human nature? How did his views influence the United States of America as a political and cultural entity?

Notes & Handouts: Progress Check Revision Guide, Foundations Learning Scale

HOMEWORK:  Define Archetype & annotate essay by Joseph Bruchac Essay on Native American Oral Traditions based on question:  What is the purpose and central claim or his essay?  What evidence does he use to defend it?

TUESDAY: Introduction to Oral Narratives

OBJECTIVE: After annotating passages from creation stories of the Americas, students will be able to identify native views of “human nature” by analyzing ARCHETYPES and completing summaries that include events used to develop moral lesson in the story.

Notes & Handouts: Native Voices Video Joseph Bruchac Essay

HOMEWORK: Find definition of Archetype, and identify the character traits of trickster archetype, Read & Annotate “Coyote Finishes his Work” and identify the character traits of Coyote or “Trickster” archetype

WEDNESDAY: ARCHETYPES in Native American Oral Narratives

OBJECTIVE: After annotating passages from creation stories of the Americas, students will be able to identify native views of “human nature” by analyzing ARCHETYPES and completing summaries that include events used to develop moral lesson in the story.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did Native American traditions view HUMAN NATURE? How did Oral Narratives such as “The Sky Tree” and “Coyote Finishes his Work”, use imagery and ARCHETYPES to clearly communicate their message about human nature? How did his views influence the United States of America as a political and cultural entity?

Notes & Handouts: Read and Annotate Joseph Bruchac Essay

HOMEWORK: Find definition of Archetype, and identify the character traits of trickster archetype, Read & Annotate “Coyote Finishes his Work” and identify the character traits of Coyote or “Trickster” archetype

THURSDAY:  ARCHETYPES in Native American Oral Narratives

OBJECTIVE: After annotating passages from creation stories of the Americas, students will be able to identify native views of “human nature” by analyzing ARCHETYPES and completing summaries that include events used to develop moral lesson in the story.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did Native American traditions view HUMAN NATURE? How did Oral Narratives such as “The Sky Tree” and “Coyote Finishes his Work”, use imagery and ARCHETYPES to clearly communicate their message about human nature? How did his views influence the United States of America as a political and cultural entity?

Notes & Handouts: Introduction to Native Stories Notes Joseph Bruchac Essay, Write Summarizing Paragraph, Read and Annotate “The Sky Tree” p. 24

HOMEWORK: Find definition of Archetype, and identify the character traits of trickster archetype, Read & Annotate “Coyote Finishes his Work” and identify the character traits of Coyote or “Trickster” archetype

FRIDAY:  Native American Oral Narratives

OBJECTIVE: By completing a progress check students will provide evidence of their ability to 1.) identify authors’ purpose and use of imagery, figurative language, and ARCHETYPE to support claim 2.) explain how this early writers’ views of human nature  influenced American identity and political thought.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did Native American traditions view HUMAN NATURE? How did Oral Narratives such as “The Sky Tree” and “Coyote Finishes his Work”, use imagery and ARCHETYPES to clearly communicate their message about human nature? How did his views influence the United States of America as a political and cultural entity?

Notes & Handouts: Oral Narratives“The Sky Tree” p. 24

HOMEWORK: INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK RUBRIC DUE TODAY, Find definition of Archetype, and identify the character traits of trickster archetype, Read & Annotate “Coyote Finishes his Work” and identify the character traits of Coyote or “Trickster” archetype