IB English 12 19-20


What we did in class today Homework
 Oct. 17
  1.  Quiz- Act V
  2. Choose your two quizzes for grading
  3. Hamlet- motifs to themes
  1.  Prepare for Hamlet IOC on Monday
  2. Get a copy of No Country for Old Men for Wed.
 Oct. 15
  1. Quiz- Act IV
  2. Small socratic seminar- more work with the "how:
  1.  Finish notes on socratic seminar if you didn't finish Tues.
  2. Read Act V for Thurs.
  3. Get a copy of No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
 Oct. 11
  1.  Practice oral with write up from Wed.
  2. Movie clips
  3. Progression of plot/characters- notes: Hamlet, Claudius, Gertrude
  4. Motifs
  1.  Read Act IV for Tues./ Act V for Wed.
  2. Get a copy of No Country for Old Men by Corman McCarthy for next week
 Oct. 9
  1.  Quiz- Act III
  2. Passage round robin- context, motif
  3. Write up - showing you know "the how"
  1.  Finish write up for class, showing the How
  2. Catch up on reading, soliloquy tracker and motif chart
  3. Act IV due Tues., Act V due Thurs. Don't forget to use your study guide
 Oct. 7
  1.  Continue working on "the how" of analysis in "Hamlet"
  1.  Read Act III for Wed.  Don't forget to use the study guide!!
 Oct. 3
  1.  Reminders for submitting your final EE
  2. Quiz Act 2  "Hamlet"
  3. Fill out soliloquy tracker for Act I and II
  4. Getting to the "how"- practice
  1.  Begin reading Act III- due next Wed.
 Oct. 1
  1.  IB test registration invoices/letter
  2. English binder tutorial
  3. Re-cap- "Hamlet" Act 1- sc.iii
  4. Finish Act 1- acting groups
  5. Work on study guide and soliloquy tracker (review your EF IOC reflection, so you can better focus your study for "Hamlet"
  1.  Read Act II of "Hamlet" for Thurs.- utilize study guide, soliloquy tracker
 Sept. 27
  1.  Procedure for study of "Hamlet": study guide/ what to know for each Act , Soliloquy tracker, motif chart, reading schedule, audio book link:
  2. Begin reading Act 1- getting used to the language **For those who were absent, we read through the end of Act 1, sc. 2- through page 38 in the No Fear version
  1.  None- enjoy Homecoming weekend!
 Sept. 25
  1.  Ethan Frome IOC feedback
  2. Turn in binders
  3. Introduction to "Hamlet"- power point
  4. "Hamlet" agree/disagree
  1.  Download and print IOC feedback and Power point- highlight important elements (binder)
  2. Download and print the Soliloquy tracker (binder)
  3. Go over cast list of "Hamlet" for Friday
 Sept. 23
  1.  Binder instructions- due Wed.
  2. Tips- asking for letters of rec.
  3. share peer advice/info. on college process
  4. The college essay
  1.  Get binder ready to turn in Wed.
  2. Get a copy of "Hamlet"
 Sept. 18
  1.  Turn in Ethan Frome IOC and reflection
  2. College information with LHS counselor
  1.  Get a copy of "Hamlet" for Wed.
 Sept. 16
  1.  Ethan Frome IOC
  2. IOC write up- turn in today- or tomorrow if you did not finish- Don't forget!!
  3. IOC reflection- turn in today
  1.  Get a copy of "Hamlet' for next week
  2. Binders will be due Wed. 9/25
 Sept. 12
  1.  CAS
  2. Academic honesty contract
  3. IB test registration
  4. Retreat feedback
  5. Wrap up Ethan Frome- themes/motif chart
  1.  Download Otter to your phone for Monday's IOC
  2. Prepare for IOC
 Sept. 10
  1.  IBPA's LHS Chalk festival!  Friday 5-7.  Sign up for a square at this link:
  2. Review chapters 4-8 of Ethan Frome
  3. Connect to your passage from Friday
  4. Begin choosing appropriate passages for the IOC
  5. Motif chart
  1.  Finish the book for Thurs.  - remember the study guide
  2. Determine any other passages that would be good for IOC
  3. Order- secure a copy of "Hamlet"
 Sept. 6
  1.  Reading check chapters 4-5
  2. Practice commentaries on chosen passage
  1.  Read chapters 6-8 for Tues.
 Sept. 4
  1.  Binder instructions
  2. back to the look for patterns of use in EF
  3. Determine possible motifs
  4. model annotation
  5. Choose a motif and find a passage 10-15 lines which develops the motif
  1.  Come to class Friday with your passage- you should type/write it out on a separate sheet of paper for easier annotation
  2. Read chapters 4-5 - don't forget the study guide!
 August 30
  1. Join IB senior Remind:  text @K8bc3g to 81010 or to 971-239-0403 
  2.   Turn in IOC reflection
  3. Lit. terms test re-take
  4. Ethan Frome context
  5. What do you know about the reading...or you might call it a quiz
  6. Potential motifs?
  1.  Ready chapters 2-3 and complete study guide for Wed.
 August 28
  1.  Practice IOC- summer reading/recording and reflection
  2. How to do well in IB English
  3. Ethan Frome reading schedule
  4. Ethan Frome study guide
  5. Agree/disagree- Ethan Frome
  1. Prepare for lit. terms re-tak- Friday- 1st thing
  2. Complete your IOC reflection to turn in Friday
  3. Read the prologue and chapter 1 of Ethan Frome- complete study guide
 August 26
  1.  Lit. terms test review
  2. More lit. analysis
  3. IOC rubric
  4. pull passage for IOC on Wed.
  1.  Prepare for IOC Wed.  (download "transcribe" app for I-phone and "Otter Voice' for andriod)
  2. Prepare for lit. terms re-take- either Wed. or Friday
  3. Bring a copy of Ethan Frome for Wed.
August 22
  1.  Lit. terms test
  2. Analysis defined
  3. Apply analytical skills to summer reading
  1.  None, really....make sure to have a copy of Ethan Frome for next week
  2. Be ready for the retreat tomorrow!
 August 20
  1.  Socratic Seminar
  1.  Prepare for lit. terms test Thurs.
  2. Bring retreat permission slip!
August 16
  1. Welcome!
  2. Course overview- IB English Assessments, syllabus
  3. Questionnaire
  4. Why lit. analysis?
  5. Lit. terms review
  1. Prepare for socratic seminar- Tues.
  2. Prepare for lit. terms test Thurs.
  3. Permission slip for retreat!
  4. Get a copy of Ethan Frome
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