Weekly Updates: 5.29-6.1

Weekly Updates: 5.29-6.1

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Individual Research Report and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies in Task 1.  

Tuesday: 1. Stuff that Matters 2. Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection 

Wednesday: 1. “What is NOT Research?”: Pre-AP Research Reading and Reflection 2. Finish  Individual Research Report Rubric Reflection 

Thursday: 1.  Stuff that Matters 2. Individual Written Argument Rubric Reflection

Friday: 1. Summer Research Question Work  2.) Research Methods Work

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will REVISE The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Essay and begin Final Portfolio Work.

Tuesday: 1. Introduction to Fences: Background on August Wilson Video and Author Background Circle Map and Paragraph Frame 2. Thinking like a Semiotician: Foretelling the future by recognizing Fences by August Wilson as Symbols of abstract ideas.

Wednesday: 1. The Great Gatsby Literary Analysis Essay Revision 2. Second Semester Portfolio

Thursday: Watch Act I Scene I of Fences: Fences Study Guide: Fences Lesson Plans

H.W. Read and Compare “Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech” by Dr. Martin Luther King &  Advice to the Youth of Mississippi by Malcolm X by Writing Compare and Contrast Summar Due Monday 6.4

FridayFencesFences Study Guide

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, students will draft a scene about High School Drama.  

Tuesday: 1. High School Drama Brainstorm 2.  Discuss What makes a good play? (lines of communication) 3.  Pick a situation (Sentence Frame Ticket Out)

Wednesday: 1. BASIC PLAYWRITING TERMINOLOGY  2. Exercise 1 from Playwrights Handbook: The Neutral Play 2. Modern Play Format: Open and Copy

 

Weekly Updates: 5.21-5.25

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will reflect on Team Multimedia Presentation and use Rubric to Self Assess evidence of Proficiencies.  

Monday: 1. Introduction to Year End Portfolios: Directions and Elink Instructions 2. Stuff that Matters to Me this Week… 3. Introduction to Elink Portfolio: TMP Review & Rubric Reflection

Tuesday: Team Meet Up & Team Reflections Presentations

Wednesday: 1.  IRR Review & Ruric Reflections 2. Team Meet Up & Discussion

Thursday: 1.) Individual MultiMedia Presentation Review & Rubric Reflections

Friday: Socratic Seminar: Presenting Knowledge & Representing Passion

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will finish reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and discuss SYMBOLS that convey theme and Modernist features.  

Monday: 1. Reading Check for Ch. 7-9 2. Ch. 7-9 Analysis: Lines of Communication

Tuesday: Semiotic Analysis in The Great Gatsby Series: Literary Circles

Wednesday: Q-Focus

Thursday: Socratic Chairs

Friday: Timed Write

Creative Writing: Period 3

Weekly Updates: 5.14-5.18

AP Seminar: Period 1

This week, students will prepare for AP End of Course Exams and end of the year assessments.

Monday: Study Hall

Tuesday: Study Hall

Wednesday: Study Hall

Thursday: Introduction to Year End Portfolios: Directions and Elink Instructions

Friday: TMP Reflections & Self-Assessment.

English 3P Honors: Period 2, 5, 6

This week, students will continue a SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby.

Monday: 1. Reading Check 2. The Great Gatsby: Ch. 4-6 Analysis: Analysis Map

H.W. Read Ch. 7-9 of The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 21The Great Gatsby Series

Annotations Focus for Ch. 7-9: Describe Daisy Buchanan and identify her signficiance as an  archetypal character by Completing Analysis Map

Tuesday: 1. Finish Analyzing Ch. 6 Analysis Map 2.  Literary Circles: The Great Gatsby Series

H.W. PREPARE FOR SOCRATIC SEMINAR: Complete 3 Questions based on Specific Text using Socratic Seminar Question Stems REV &/or Tracking Your Thinking while reading novels.

Wednesday: Socratic Seminar: Socratic Seminar Question Stems REV

Thursday: The Great Gastby Progress Check #2

Friday: Progress Check Revision

Creative Writing: Period 3

This week, Creative Writers will publish Poetry Collection and begin final collection to be PUBLISHED in digital platform.

Monday: Use Canva and BookCreator to compile poetry collection. Due Friday 5/18

Tuesday: Stories/Poems staring at the wall: Day 1

Wednesday: Stories/ Poems staring at the wall: Day 2

Thursday: Introduction: Digital Storytelling Platforms

Friday: Lehrman Process