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English 11

Date:

In Class:

Homework:

 11/13  The essay must be uploaded to turnitin.com by the end of class on Thursday.
 11/7
  • Choice novel: silent reading--presentations on Friday
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Discuss Monday's reading
  • Finish the book

 
 11/5
  • Choice novel: silent reading-presentations due Friday
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Quiz
  • Read & discuss pgs. 202-230
 
 11/1
  • Choice novel: silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Discuss Tuesday's reading
  • Read to p.202
  • Continue to add to the character chart
 Quiz on Monday
 10/30
  • Choice novel: silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Read and discuss pgs.148-170
  • Continue to add to the character chart
 
 10/26
  •  Choice novel: silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Read to p.148
  • Analyze Lori's role as a mediator in a PEA paragraph.

 
 10/24
  • Choice novel: silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Discuss pgs. 81-109
  • Read pgs. 110-139
  • Continue to add to the character charts
 
 10/22
  • Choice novel: silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Read and discuss pgs. 81-109 of The Glass Castle
  • Add at least 4 quotes to your character charts
 
 10/18
  • Quiz (pgs. 51-80 of The Glass Castle)
  • Review examples of parenting articles
  • Write a parenting article for new parents as if you were either the mother or the father from The Glass Castle.
  • The article should be three paragraphs long and include textual evidence to support the advice
Parenting article must be shared with bstrong@jeffcoschools.us by the start of class on Monday.
 10/16
  •  Silent reading: choice novel
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Discuss p.28-50 of The Glass Castle
  • Read to p.80 of The Glass Castle
  • Continue to add evidence to the character charts
 
 10/9
  • Silent reading
  • Warm-up
  • Discuss The Glass Castle to p.28
  • Read to p. 50
  • Add to the character chart
 
 10/3
  • Silent Reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Presentations on background information for The Glass Castle
  • Read and discuss to p.14 of The Glass Castle
 
 10/01
  •  Collect The Alchemist essay
  • Introduce background info. assignment
  • Work time: the presentations on the background info. for The Glass Castle are due on Wednesday.
 
 9/20 Work Day for literary analysis essay  The thesis statement is due at the end of the block.
 9/17
  • Silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Revisit Thursday's reading (pgs. 53-84)
  • Preview vocabulary for today's reading
  • Read and discuss pgs. 86-123
 
 9/13
  • Silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Discuss "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
  • Read and discuss pgs. 53-84 of The Alchemist
 
 9/7
  • Silent reading
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Collect writing assignment
  • Lecture: Magical Realism
  • Read and analyze "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Complete the magical realism chart for "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings"
https://www.bolles.org/uploaded/2016-17_Summer_Reading/Upper_School/Sophomore_Summer_Reading/VeryOldMan_Marquez_2016.pdf
 9/5
  • Silent reading of choice novel
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Writing assignment: In part one of The Alchemist, Santiago learns a lot about life, and he decides to follow his dreams. In a paragraph, explain some of the lessons he learns and how they affect his life. Make sure to use direct textual evidence.
  • Trip to library: presentation on popular books
 Here is a link to a pdf of The Alchemist
http://pdfcorner.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/The-Alchemist-PDF.pdf
 8/31
  •  Silent reading of choice novel
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Quick write: Fate
  • Watch and answer questions on video about Islam
  • Read to p.50 of The Alchemist
 
 8/29
  • Silent reading of choice novel 
  • Grammar warm-up
  • Review quiz over Hero's Journey
  • Quick write: Dreams
  • TED Talk: dreams
  • Read and discuss pgs. 19-22
  • Watch a short video on Melchizedek to further the understanding of the allusion
 
 8/27
  • Warm-up
  • Quiz: hero's journey
  • Introduce: aphorism & allusion
  • Read & discuss pgs. 5-19 of The Alchemist 
 8/23
  • Warm-up
  • Review Narcissus myth
  • Lecture:Hero's Journey
  • Read and discuss the prologue of The Alchemist 
 
 8/21
  • Warm-up
  • Name Game
  • Read and discuss "Narcissus & Echo"
  • Write a paragraph on one of the following:
  • The Greeks used myths to explain nature. What does this myth explain about nature?
    This story has been categorized as a love story even though the two main characters are not necessarily in love with each other. What lesson does it teach about love?
    What lesson can be learned from Narcissus’s fate?
    Do you feel sorry for Echo or Narcissus? Explain.

Finish the paragraph.
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