English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 10.31-11.4

Monday: Introduction to The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative presentation on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Olaudah Equiano Close Reading Guide 2.) Olaudah Equiano Background Video 3.) “The Autobiography of Olaudah Equiano,” by Olaudah Equiano (AKA Gustavus Vassa)

Handouts: N/A

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Final Draft  (Click here for sample) due Friday November, 4 on Google Classroom by 4 p.m., ESSAY FINAL DRAFT CHECKLIST

Monday: The Interesting Life of Olaudah Equiano

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative presentation on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Olaudah Equiano Close Reading Guide 3.) “The Autobiography of Olaudah Equiano,” by Olaudah Equiano (AKA Gustavus Vassa)

Handouts: SOAPS

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Final Draft  (Click here for sample) due Friday November, 4 on Google Classroom by 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Quarter 2 Benchmark

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Final Draft  (Click here for sample) due Friday November, 4 on Google Classroom by 4 p.m.

socrates
“Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.” –Socrates

Thursday: Socratic Seminar Preparation

OBJECTIVE: Create an informative presentation on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Socratic Seminar Prep: “Did Fear of Slave Revolts Inspire the American Revolution?”

Handouts:  Socratic Seminar Evaluation Guide

Homework:  Summer Reading Research Paper Final Draft  (Click here for sample) due Friday November, 4 on Google Classroom by 4 p.m.

Friday: Building a Democracy Socratic Seminar

OBJECTIVE: Create an informative presentation on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Building a Democracy Socratic Seminar 

Handouts:  Socratic Seminar Evaluation Guide

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Final Draft  (Click here for sample) due Friday November, 4 on Google Classroom by 4 p.m.

English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 10.24-10.29

Monday: The Declaration of Independence

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Rhetorical Strategies and The Declaration Of Independence 2.) SAYS MEANS MATTERS

Handouts: Says Means Matters

Homework: Read The Constitution (p. 121) and Write Comparative Summary “The Declaration of Independence”, Summer Reading Research Paper Draft 1 (Click here for sample) due Friday October 29.

Tuesday: Foundational Documents & Ideas Learning Stations Day 1

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Learning Stations Instructions 2.) Learning Stations

Handouts: 1. Dialectical Journal, 2. Says Means Matters 3. Comparative Summmary 4. Summary Template 5. SOAPS

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Draft 1 (Click here for sample) due Friday October 29.

Wednesday: Foundational Documents & Ideas Learning Stations Day 2

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Learning Stations Instructions 2.) Learning Stations

Handouts: 1. Dialectical Journal, 2. Says Means Matters 3. Comparative Summmary 4. Summary Template 5. SOAPS

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Draft 1 (Click here for sample) due Friday October 29.

Thursday: Foundational Documents & Ideas Learning Stations Day 3

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Learning Stations Instructions 2.) Learning Stations

Handouts: 1. Dialectical Journal, 2. Says Means Matters 3. Comparative Summmary 4. Summary Template 5. SOAPS

HomeworkSummer Reading Research Paper Draft 1 (Click here for sample) due Friday October 29.

Friday: Research Paper Revision

OBJECTIVE: Write a Research Paper that investigates author’s background and themes of American Identity and ideals in contemporary novels.

Agenda: 1.) Essay Revisions

Handouts: Revision Checklist, Rubric

Homework: Summer Novel Research Draft #1 Due: Friday October 29

English 3P Honors Weekly Updates: 10.17-10.21

MONDAY: Unit Final Feedback

OBJECTIVE: Scholars will analyze various texts to develop an argument about how immigration changes America and the lives of those who settle here.  

Agenda: 1)  Essay Reflection 2.) Essay Revision 3.) Unit Reflection

Handouts:  Rubric Explanations, Unit Reflection Questions

Homework: Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE TODAY @ 4 p.m.

TUESDAY: Introduction to Collection 2: Building a Democracy

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Collection Quote Quick Analysis 2.) Kahoot KWL 3.) What makes a good government?

Handouts: Essay outline.

Homework: Read and Summarize “The Declaration of Independence”, Summer Novel Research Draft #1 Due: Monday October 24

WEDNESDAY: PSATs

Homework: Read and Summarize “The Declaration of Independence”, Summer Novel Research Draft #1 Due: Monday October 24

THURSDAY: The Declaration of Independence

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Summary Check The Declaration of Independence 2.) SAYS MEANS MATTERS

Handouts: Says Means Matters

Homework: Read and Summarize “The Declaration of Independence”, Summer Novel Research Draft #1 Due: Monday October 24

FRIDAY: The Constitution

OBJECTIVE: Write an informative essay on how each author, character, or historical figures strikes a balance between preserving individual rights and forming a strong, long-lasting union.  

Agenda: 1.) Circle Map “The Constitution” 2.) The Constitution Lines of Communication

Handouts: Says Means Matters

Homework:Summer Novel Research Draft #1 Due: Monday October 24

English 3P Honors: Weekly Updates 10.9-10.14

researchMONDAY: Socratic Seminar Debrief & Effective Introductions

OBJECTIVE: Scholars will write effective introductions.  

Agenda: 1)  Socratic Seminar Final Thoughts Debrief 2.) Intro Paragraph Lesson 3.) Kahoot Check

Handouts:  Socratic Seminar

Homework: Notebooks due 10/14, Unit Timed Write this FRIDAY! Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE MONDAY

TUESDAY: Introductory Paragraph Revision and Outline

OBJECTIVE: Students will revise introductory paragraphs and create outlines for Summer Reading Research paper.   

Agenda: 1.) Introduction Peer Revisions  2.) How to write an essay outline.

Handouts: Essay outline.

Homework: Notebooks due 10/14, Unit Timed Write this FRIDAY! Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE MONDAY

WEDNESDAY: Portfolio Pick Up and Clean Upimages

Objective: N/A

Agenda: Portfolio Pick Up, Clean Up

Handouts: N/A

Homework: Notebooks due 10/14, Unit Timed Write this FRIDAY! Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE MONDAY

THURSDAY: World Cafe

OBJECTIVE:  1.) Prepare for TIMED WRITE of views of IMMIGRATION and its implications on American Identity 2.) Gain a deeper understanding of framework of themes in the American literary canon.

Agenda: 1.) Synthesizing Statement 2.) Coming to America Literary Cafe  3.) Ticket Out: Tomorrow I plan to write analyze…

Handouts: N/A

Homework: Notebooks due 10/14, Unit Timed Write this FRIDAY! Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE MONDAY

FRIDAY: Unit Final Timed Write

OBJECTIVE:1.) Complete a TIMED WRITE that develops an argument on views of IMMIGRATION and its implications on American Identity 2.) Gain a deeper understanding of framework of themes in the American literary canon.

Agenda: TIMED WRITE

Handouts: Learning Scale, Writing Rubric

Homework: Notebooks due 10/14, Unit Timed Write this FRIDAY! Summer Novel Research Task 3: Introduction & Outline DUE MONDAY

English 3P Honors 10.3-10.7

Philosophy-Header1MONDAY: Philophical Chairs “Blaxicans” by Richard Rodriguez

Objective: By participating in PHILOSOPHICAL CHAIRS students will be able to identify claims and support in “Blaxicans” by RIchard Rodriguez and provide evidence of  their ability to evaluate author’s CLAIMS, PURPOSE, and use of IRONY.  

Agenda: 1)  Philosophical Chairs Directions and Reflection 2.) Philosophical Chairs 3.) Conversation Debrief

Handouts:  Coming to America Philosophical Chairs, Handout

Homework: Progress Check on Tuesday study objectives for “Balboa”, “Mother Tongue,” and “Blaxicans”

TUESDAY: Progress Check

Objective: By completing a progress check on “Blaxicans” and “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan scholars will provide evidence of  their ability to evaluate author’s CLAIMS, PURPOSE, and use of IRONY in argumentative essays.  

Agenda: Progress Check 1.2

Handouts: Coming to America Learning Scale

Homework: N/A

WEDNESDAY: Progress Check Revision

Objective: By REVISING progress check on “Blaxicans” and “Mother Tongue” by Amy Tan scholars will SELF ASSESS evidence of  their ability to evaluate author’s CLAIMS, PURPOSE, and use of IRONY in argumentative essays.  

Agenda: Progress Check 1.2 Revision

Handouts: Learning Scale, Progress Check Revision

Homework: Read The Immigrant’s Fate Is Everyone’s by Viet Thanh Nguyen

THURSDAY: Socratic Seminar Preparation

OBJECTIVE:  1.) Prepare for Socratic Seminar discussion of views of IMMIGRATION and its implications on American Identity 2.) Gain a deeper understanding of framework of themes in the American literary canon.

Agenda: 1.) Everyday We Get More Illegal by Juan Felipe Herrera by Juan Felipe Herrera Quick Analysis 2.) “The Immigrants Fate” by Viet Thanh Nguyen Question 3.) Question Check

Handouts: Socratic Seminar Question Stems

FRIDAY: Socratic Seminar Discussion

OBJECTIVE:  1.) Practice academic behavior and language through discussion of views of IMMIGRATION and its implications on American Identity 2.) Gain a deeper understanding of framework of themes in the American literary canon.

Agenda: 1.) Instructions & Partner Check In 2.) Socratic Seminar 3.) Socratic Seminar Debrief

Handouts: Socratic Seminar Evaluation Guide