Weekly Updates: 3.26-3.30

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will REVISE SOLUTIONS and develop a conclusion to be argued in Individual Written Argument, and continue building an Annotated Bibliography that includes sources such as Online News, Magazine, Scholarly Journals, and books.  

Monday: 1.) Research Roundtables

H.W. Revise POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS For the PROBLEM are investigating.  PRINT Outs with Annotation will be turned in on Friday for the TIMED WRITE. REVISED Annotated Bibliography due on FRIDAY 3/30 with Part 1, 2, 3 Revisions

Tuesday: 1.) IWA Part 3 Revision and Anchor Analysis: (IWA Rubric and Samples)

Wednesday: View Presentation Samples and Note Slide Outlines (Presentation Rubric and Notes)

Thursday: Research Day:  EBSCOHost

Friday: In class timed write due at the end of class w/ PRINTOUTS of CITED SOURCES: What CALL to ACTION will conclude your RESEARCH?  Why is it the most effective?  What are its limitations?  What are its implications?  What are counterarguments against it?  Why are those counterarguments wrong and your SOLUTION right despite objections?

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, English 3P Honors will DEFINE Modernism, explain its historical context, and evaluate its features in visual art and poetry.  

Monday: 1.) The Awakening Unit Final Essay 2.) Essay Introduction Mini Lesson (Presentation) 3.) Thesis Frames and Paragraph Curriculum 4.) Analysis Verbs

H.W. The Awakening Unit Final Essay  & Interactive Notebook (Rubric & Guidelines )Due on Friday

Tuesday: 1. Quick Analysis ““Harlem: Dream Deferred” by Langston Hughes 2.) Introduction to Modernism: Historical Context (Modernism Powerpoint)

Wednesday: (Late Start) 1. Features of American Modernism

Thursday: Modernism Gallery Walk

Friday: Progress Check 1.) What is Modernism? What caused it? What makes a literary or artistic text MODERNIST?

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, writers will develop a story that begins by engaging readers through a vivid description of a setting.

Monday: 1.) Freewrite a rant 2.) Build a story starter 3.) Build a vivid setting w/ “I am a camera”

Tuesday: 1.) Read & Respond to “Why I Write” by Joan Didion

Wednesday: 1) Story Lottery 2.) Interrogate the starter 3.) Start a story in your setting

Thursday: Continue writing setting

Friday: Turn in Draft 1 of Story starter

 

Weekly Updates: 3.19-3.24

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will REVISE RESEARCH QUESTION and LENSES to be investigated in Individual Written Argument, after building Annotated Bibliography that includes sources such as: Online News, Magazine, Scholarly Journals, and books.  

Monday: 1.) Effective Research Questions 2.) Research Question Lines of Communication

H.W. Find Peer Reviewed Journals articles that include POTENTIAL SOLUTIONS For the PROBLEM are investigating.  PRINT Outs with Annotation will be turned in on Friday for the TIMED WRITE. REVISED Annotated Bibliography due on Monday 3/26 with Part 1 & 2 Revisions

Tuesday: 1.) Research Question Reflection 2.) Introduction Peer Revisions 3.) IWA Part 2 Revision and Anchor Analysis: (IWA Rubric and Samples)

Wednesday: Research Day 1: EBSCOHost

Thursday: Research Day 2:  EBSCOHost

Friday: In class timed write due at the end of class w/ PRINTOUTS of CITED SOURCES: What does the investigation of the PROBLEM through specialized lenses reveal about the PROBLEM at the center of your research: I. Solution 1 II. Solution 2 III. Solution 3

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, English 3P Honors will DISCUSS Naturalist Features in the resolution Kate Chopin’s The Awakening.

Monday: 1. Quick Analysis 2.) Question Formulation Technique

Tuesday: 1.   The Awakening and Learning to Swim 2.)Philosophical Chairs Prep

Wednesday: Philosophical CHairs

Thursday: Quarter 3 Benchmark

Friday: The Awakening World Cafe

Weekly Updates: 3.12-3.16

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will finalize RESEARCH QUESTION and LENSES to be investigated in Individual Written Argument, after building Annotated Bibliography that includes sources such as: Online News, Magazine, Scholarly Journals, and books.  

Monday: 1.) Upload IRR to College Board Portfolio (Instructions)

H.W. Find Online Magazine articles that include views from lenses you are investigating.  (PDF w/ instructions) Print Outs with Annotation will be turned in on Friday. Annotated Bibliography due on Monday 3/13 with Part 1 Revisions

Tuesday: 1.) IWA Part 1 Revision and Anchor Analysis: (IWA Rubric and Samples)

Wednesday: Research Day 1: Online Magazines & EBSCOHost

Thursday: Research Day 1: Online MagazinesEBSCOHost

Friday: In class timed write due at the end of class w/ PRINTOUTS of CITED SOURCES: What does the investigation of the PROBLEM through specialized lenses reveal about the PROBLEM at the center of your research: I. Lens 1 II. Lens 2. Lens 3

Print Outs with Annotations will be turned in on Friday. Annotated Bibliography due on Monday 3/13 with Part 1 Revisions

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, English 3P Honors will identify Naturalist Features Mark Twain’s essay “The Lowest Animal” and in the resolution of Kate Chopin’s The Awakening.

Monday: 1. Close Read “The Lowest Animal” Complete Dialectical Journal

H.W. Finish Reading The Awakening EQ:  How does Kate Chopin introduce REGIONALISM through dialogue and relationships of the novel’s characters?  What Naturalist ideas are conveyed through the characters’ internal life and conflicts?  Annotate to identify characters traits and their relationship to setting, rising complicaitons, SITUATIONAL IRONY, significant relationships, symbolism of setting that reveals Naturalist elements.

Tuesday: 1.  Summary Check: Resolution of The Awakening 2.) Dialectical Journal: “The Lowest Animal” 3.) Literary Circles of The Awakening

Wednesday: Literary Circles #3 for The Awakening

Thursday: Progress Check 5.3

FridayProgress Check Revision 

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, Creative Writers will use questioning to build characters through the use of dialogue and description.  

Monday: 1.) Build a Story: Publication

Tuesday: 1.) Freewrite: 2.) I am a camera

Wednesday: 1.) Build a Story

Thursday: 2.) Build A story

Friday: Submit for Creative Writing Contest

Weekly Updates 3.5-3.9

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, AP Seminar will determine topic and focus of their Individual Written Argument, after evaluating stimulus packet, writing theme reflection, and participating in a Socratic Seminar.  

Monday: 1.) Individual Written Argument Calendar 2.) Themes and Perspectives for Research 3.) Stimulus Packet Review and article Preview: (Stimulus Packet Review and article PreviewPDF)

H.W. by tomorrow select an article in the stimulus packet that captures your interest.  Annotate for main idea and evidence that connect with your initial theme of interest.  

Tuesday: 1.) Reflection: What article did you read? How did its argument connect with your area of research interest? 2.) Build Questions for Initial Research and Tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar (Socratic Seminar Question Stems PDF)

H.W. Read a second article of choice from the Stimulus Packet and annotate for your individual area of interest: Choose TWO QUOTES and follow up with a SAYS MEANS MATTERS that connects it to your TOPIC of INTEREST or the THEME that connects the p. Prep for Socratic Seminar Discussion.

Wednesday: Socratic Seminar Discussion: What ideas are inspired by Simulus Packet Readings (Stimulus Packet Review and article PreviewPDF)?  What questions arise about your TOPIC?

Thursday: 1.) Turn in Final Draft of IRR to College Board. 2.) Individual Written Argument- Finding Sources: News Sources 3.) IWA Reflection 2: Preparation for introduction (TOOL) Introduction Outline.  Read pp. 638-641 of Reading the World: Ideas that Matter to prepare for tomorrow’s TIMED WRITE.

Friday: In class timed write due at the end of class: I. Can you connect you RESEARCH INTEREST within the context of the source materials?  II. Can you explain your TOPIC OF INTEREST and its relevance to contemporary events/ problems?  III.  Can you explain the problems/perspectives related to your TOPIC that you will explore through your research?  What 5 questions will be guiding your Q.U.E.S.T.?

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, English 3P Honors will identify Naturalist Features in Jack London’s “To Build A Fire” and Kate Chopin’s The Awakening Ch. 1-XXI.

Monday: 1.) Write a paragraph that proves “To Build a Fire” by Jack London is an example of Naturalist literature.  2.) The Awakening Literary Circles Ch. 1-XXI

H.W. Finish Reading Ch. XXII-XXXII  EQ:  How does Kate Chopin introduce REGIONALISM through dialogue and relationships of the novel’s characters?  What Naturalist ideas are conveyed through the characters’ internal life and conflicts?  Annotate to identify characters traits and their relationship to setting, rising complicaitons, SITUATIONAL IRONY, significant relationships, symbolism of setting that reveals Naturalist elements.

Tuesday: Progress Check 5.2

Wednesday: Progress Check Revision & Introduction to Mark Twain

Thursday: 1. Pre-Reading: Mark Twain Notes, Mark Twain Background Video 2. Read and Annotate: “The Lowest Animal”

FridayPost-Reading: Complete Dialectical Journal to identify Twain’s use Ethos, Pathos, and LogosLiterary Circles evaluate Naturalist Elements of “The Lowest Animal”

H.W. Finish the NOVEL.  Notebooks due on MONDAY 3/12!

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, Creative Writers will use questioning to build characters through the use of dialogue and description.  

Monday: 1.) Freewrite: Questioning Characters 2.) Lerman Process in Writers’ Groups

Tuesday: 1.) Freewrite: Build a character using dialogue or description 2.) Lerman Process in Class

Wednesday: 1.) Freewrite: Questioning characters #2.) Put them in a predicament

Thursday: 1.)  Writer’s Confession by Junot Diaz 2.) I am a camera

Friday: BUILD A STORY for Publication