English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 1.25-1.29

Monday: Psychological Realism: Ambroce Bierce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Share  Dialectical Journal & Complete SOAPS in PODS

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Tuesday: Psychological Realism: Kate Chopin. “Story of an Hour.”

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: 1. Introduction Kate Chopin Background, 2. Kate Chopin Notes 3.  Close Read “Story of an Hour”

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Wednesday: Psychological Realism: Kate Chopin. “Story of an Hour.”

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: 1. Review Kate Chopin Background, 2.  Summarize “Story of an Hour” 3. Chopin dialectical journal

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Thursday: Psychological Realism Progress Check

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Progress Check

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

FRIDAY: Quarter 2 Benchmark

English 3P Weekly Updates: 1.25-1.29

Monday: Psychological Realism: Ambroce Bierce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Share  Dialectical Journal & Complete SOAPS in PODS

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Tuesday: Psychological Realism: Kate Chopin. “Story of an Hour.”

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: 1. Introduction Kate Chopin Background, 2. Kate Chopin Notes 3.  Close Read “Story of an Hour”

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Wednesday: Psychological Realism: Kate Chopin. “Story of an Hour.”

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: 1. Review Kate Chopin Background, 2.  Summarize “Story of an Hour” 3. Chopin dialectical journal

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

Thursday: Psychological Realism Progress Check

Week’s Objectives: After reading Kate Chopin’s short story, “Story of an Hour” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Progress Check

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 29

FRIDAY: Quarter 2 Benchmark

 

Creative Writing Weekly Updates: 1.19-1.22

Tuesday: Favorites Possessions

Agenda:

1.Choose 3-5 objects that best describe who you are. These not only play an important role in your daily life; together they accurate compose of picture and a story of you, their owner. These could be anything from pencil to an instrument or an electronic device.

2. Write Favorite Possession Poems

Wednesday: Poetry Inspired by Art: Day 1

Thursday: Poetry Inspired by Art: Day 2

 Friday: Writing Workshop at Computer Lab

English 3P Honors: Weekly Updates 1.19-1.22

Tuesday: Introduction to Ambroce Bierce and Psychological Realism

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude

AGENDA: Pre-Reading Activities Ambroce Bierce’s Civil War & Bierce Notes

HomeworkQuarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Wednesday: Psychological Realism: Bierce, Ambroce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Read “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” pp. 423-431

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Thursday: Psychological Realism: Bierce, Ambroce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Finish Reading “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” pp. 423-431, watch “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” Twilight Zone Episode & Complete  Dialectical Journal,

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Friday: Psychological Realism: Bierce, Ambroce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Share  Dialectical Journal & Complete SOAPS in PODS

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

English 3P Weekly Updates: 1.19-1.22

Tuesday: Frederick Douglass & Mark Twain Progress Check

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

ObjectiveAfter reading, Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,”  and Mark Twain’s satirical essay “The Lowest Animal” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the authors’ arguments and use of ethos, pathos, and logos as support.

AGENDAProgress Check

HomeworkQuarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Wednesday: Introduction to Ambroce Bierce and Psychological Realism

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude

AGENDA: Pre-Reading Activities Ambroce Bierce’s Civil War & Bierce Notes

HomeworkQuarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Thursday: Psychological Realism: Bierce, Ambroce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Read “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” pp. 423-431

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Friday: Psychological Realism: Bierce, Ambroce. “Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.” pp. 423-431

Week’s Objectives: After reading Ambroce Bierce’s short story, “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the author’s philosophical attitude.

AGENDA: Finish Reading “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” pp. 423-431, watch “Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” Twilight Zone Episode & Complete  Dialectical Journal,

Homework: Quarter 2 Benchmark on January 26

Creative Writing Weekly Updates: 1.10-1.14

Monday: Figurative Language Poems

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Check out Emotions Handout, Choose from one of these and freewrite on the emotion that best describes how you feel today.

2. Figurative Language Poems: Choose your favorite emotion, the emotion you feel today, the emotion you never want to feel.  Write a poem about each.

Tuesday: Food Memory Poems

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: What is your favorite food? When do you eat it? What are its ingredient? What does it taste like? With whom do you eat this?

2. Read Li Young Lee’s poem “Eating Together”: Why is this meal important? Who is there and who is missing? How is it different than previous meals?

3. Write Food Memory Poems

Wednesday: Personified Objects Poem

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Make a list of objects that play an important role in your everyday life. Share your list with your partner and explain why you selected them.  Discuss what you feel these objects represent for you.

2. Read “Mirror” by Sylvia Plath, Write a personified object poem

Thursday: Personified Object Poem #2

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Finish your Personified Object POEMS and Share in Pods.  While you listen to colleagues. Give Props, state what pops, and ask a What if Question.  Choose one to read to class.

2. Write Personified Object Poem #2

Friday: Writing Workshop at Computer Lab

English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 1.10-1.15

Monday: Mark Twain and AMERICAN SATIRE. The Lowest Animal, p. 468-477 & “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” pp. 460.

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Mark Twain Background Video

Homework: Read “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” pp. 460. and answer guiding questions

Tuesday: Realist Satire & Social Change: Twain, Mark. The Lowest Animal pp. 468-477

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Read and Annotate “The Lowest Animal”

Homework: Read “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” pp. 460. and answer guiding questions

Wednesday: Realist Satire & Social Change: Twain, Mark. The Lowest Animal pp. 468-477

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Read and Annotate “The Lowest Animal”, Complete Dialectical Journal to identify Twain’s use Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

Homework: Read “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” pp. 460. and answer guiding questions

Thursday: Socratic Seminar Preparation

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

ObjectiveAfter reading, Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,”  and Mark Twain’s satirical essay “The Lowest Animal” and “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” students will be able to participate in a Socratic Seminar that analyzes and evaluates the authors’ arguments and use of ethos, pathos, and logos as support.

AGENDASocratic Seminar Preparation

Homework: Finish “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” pp. 460. and answer guiding questions

Friday: Socratic Seminar on Man’s Capacity for Justice According to Mark Twain

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

ObjectiveAfter reading, Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,”  and Mark Twain’s satirical essay “The Lowest Animal” and “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” students will be able to participate in a Socratic Seminar that analyzes and evaluates the authors’ arguments and use of ethos, pathos, and logos as support.

AGENDASocratic Seminar PreparationSocratic Seminar Evaluation Form

HomeworkNo Homework

English 3P Weekly Updates: 1.11-1.15

Monday: Rhetorical Triangle in “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July” by Frederick Douglass

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

AGENDA: Finish Close Reading What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?, and complete  Dialectical Journal

Homework: Essay due on January 11 @ 11:59 p.m. on Google Classroom @11:59 p.m.

Tuesday: Introduction Realist Satire & Social Change: Twain, Mark. The Lowest Animal pp. 468-477

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Mark Twain Background Video

Homework: Notebooks due ______

Wednesday: Realist Satire & Social Change: Twain, Mark. The Lowest Animal pp. 468-477

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Read and Annotate “The Lowest Animal”

Homework: Notebooks due ______

Thursday: Realist Satire & Social Change: Twain, Mark. The Lowest Animal pp. 468-477

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

Objective: By reading and annotating American Realist literature, students will be able to 1.)  evaluate philosophical attitudes and views of “justice” and 2.) analyze the effect of imagery, figures of speech, and use of rhetorical devices such as ethos, pathos, and logos across genres.

Agenda: Mark Twain Notes, Read and Annotate “The Lowest Animal”, Complete Dialectical Journal to identify Twain’s use Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

Homework: Notebooks due ______

Friday: Frederick Douglass & Mark Twain Progress Check

UNIT GOAL: Write an expository essay that evaluates how REALIST artists and author’s effectively use ethos, pathos, and/or logos to communicate and support and their ideas about (in)justice.

ObjectiveAfter reading, Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,”  and Mark Twain’s satirical essay “The Lowest Animal” students will be able to write a paragraph that analyzes and evaluates the authors’ arguments and use of ethos, pathos, and logos as support.

AGENDAProgress Check

HomeworkNo Homework

 

 

Creative Writing Weekly Updates: 1.4-1.8

Monday: Introduction to Poetry Part 1

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: What is poetry?  Why do we write Poetry?

2.  TED Talk on Poetry: Respond to the TED TALK by summarizing Stephen Burt’s argument

3.  Read & Annotate “Why Poetry” by Mark Polonsky

Tuesday: Introduction to Poetry Part 2

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Find a quote that most stood out from Mark Polonsky’s article and explain what it means and why it caught your eye and sparked thoughts.

2. Listen, Read and Annotate “Poet in the Box” by Martin Espada

3.  Freewrite: Pretend that you are Brandon, the young man who inspired Martin Espada’s poem “Poet in the Box” and choose one of the following options.  A) Write the poem that you imagine Brandon write’s about while in solitary confinement B) Write a letter in which Brandon explains why he writes poetry.  

Wednesday: Love Poems

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Finish your response to “Poet in the Box” and Share in Pods.  While you listen to colleagues. Give Props, state what pops, and ask a What if Question.

2. Write a LOVE POEM

Thursday: Hate Poems

Agenda:

1.  REFLECTION & DISCUSSION: Finish your LOVE POEMS and Share in Pods.  While you listen to colleagues. Give Props, state what pops, and ask a What if Question.  Choose one to read to class.

2. Write a HATE POEM

Friday: Writing Workshop at Computer Lab