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December 10, 2019
- Act II in TOTS; answer reflection questions in Writing Assignments section of notebook

December 6, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Act I in TOTS in stations; complete discussion questions; be prepared to discuss next class

December 4, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Shakespeare Uncovered documentary on TOTS; complete discussion q's by next class (25 pts.)

December 2, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Intro. to TOTS notes; discuss
- Read Induction scenes of play

November 21, 2019
- Film -- Planes, Trains, & Automobiles

HW:  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Break!

November 19, 2019
- In-class textual response to The Glass Castle

November 15, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Quotation sandwich activity in Writing Assignments section (25 pts.)
- Permission slip for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles next Thursday, 11/21/19

HW:  Text-based PEAEA next Tuesday, 11/19/19

November 13, 2019
- Glass Castle quotation scavenger hunt in Writing Assignments section of notebook (20 pts.)
- In-class PEAEA paragraph assignment next Tuesday, 11/19/19

November 11, 2019
- Finish reading Glass Castle, pgs. 278-288; discuss
- Integrating quotes in writing notes and discuss

HW: N/A

November 7, 2019
- Finish film; review book vs. film assignment

November 5, 2019
- Begin Glass Castle film; complete activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook

November 1, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Read pgs. 206-213; discuss
- Passive vs. Active Reactions in Glass Castle activity; in Writing Assignments section of notebook

HW:  Read to pg. 230

October 30, 2019
- Notebook check (75 Points)

October 24, 2019
- Quiz
- Discuss pgs. 146-148
- Present soundtracks

HW:  Read pgs. 155-179

October 22, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Soundtrack to Glass Castle poster assignment

HW:  Finish poster; read pgs. 126-154

October 18, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Negative situation -- positive outcome activity in Writing Assignments section; discuss

HW:  Read pgs. 102-125

October 16, 2019
Glass Castle PEA Quiz #1 (50 Points)
- Review parenting videos and responses

HW:  Read pgs. 76-101

October 14, 2019

- Watch each of the following three (3) videos on parenting styles.  You will need your headphones.  You are welcome to work in partners if you'd like.  In the Writing Assignments section of your notebook, title the entry, "Parenting Styles and the Walls."  You will need to do two (2) tasks.
- (A) With each video, briefly summarize the style of parenting that is addressed.  Also, do you agree or disagree with each of these styles?  Explain.  There are three videos: Free-Range Parenting, Pushy Parenting, and Unschooling. - (B) After you have watched the videos, answer the following question:  How would Rex and Rose Mary Walls describe their style of parenting?  Write a paragraph from the perspective of the Walls that describes their method(s) of parenting.
- In your own opinion, describe the advantages and disadvantages of the Walls' parenting style(s).  Be sure to list at least five (5) advantages and five (5) disadvantages.
- If you finish early, continue reading; be sure to read to page 76

HW:  Read to pg. 76 in Glass Castle

October 10, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Family dynamics discussion in Writing Assignments
- Read pgs. 26-34

HW: Read to pg. 50

October 8, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Intro. to Glass Castle; video clips, discussion; calendar
- Read pgs. 3-12

HW:  Read to pg. 25

October 4, 2019

- Finish The Adjustment Bureau; review discussion questions

October 2, 2019
- Present any personal legend presentations
- Begin viewing The Adjustment Bureau; answer discussion q's

September 30, 2019
- Work time on personal legends; view A, B, and C exemplars; needs to be shared with me on Wednesday.

September 26, 2019
- Finish novel
- Work time on personal legends; due Wednesday, 10/02/19

September 24, 2019
Alchemist, pgs. 143-154
- Brainstorming personal legend in Writing Assignments
- Personal legend assignment; use the Google slides template doc here, make a copy, and edit/format to make unique to you!  Personal legends due 10/02/19

September 19, 2019
- Alchemist
- Work time on Aphorism Photo Journals
- Did I check your notebook?

HW:  Photo Journals due next Tuesday

September 17, 2019
Alchemist
- Work time on Aphorism Photo Journals
- Notebook Check (100 Pts.)

September 13, 2019
Alchemist, pages 120-130
- Aphorisms; notes and discuss
- Aphorism photo journal project (100 pts.); due Tuesday, 09/24/19

September 11, 2019
Alchemist, pages 92-120
- Unpacking Analysis activity in Writing Assignments

September 9, 2019
- Review and turn in Dialectical Journals
- Read Alchemist, pages 85-91
- Practice with analysis using funny images in Class Notes

September 5, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Read and discuss pgs. 67-85
- Dialectical journal assignment -- Hero's Journey in Alchemist; due next Monday!

September 3, 2019
- Review Part I in The Alchemist
- Read and discuss pgs. 53-67
- Dialectical journals -- handout, discuss, and practice in Writing Assignments section of notebook

August 29, 2019
- Warm-Up
Alchemist, read to the end of Part 1 (pg. 50); complete Part I assignment; due Tuesday; begin discussing answers
- Please use this online pdf if you need to get caught up!
- Feel free to check out the Spanish version here!
- Audio version is also available here on Soundcloud!

August 27, 2019
- Warm-Up
Alchemist, read to page 23; begin working on Part I assignment, due next Tuesday, 09/03/19

August 23, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Hero's Journey notes and example with The Office; discuss

August 21, 2019

- Warm-Up
- Metaphorical journey in Writing Assignments section of notebook
- If time, begin Alchemist, pgs. 3-13

August 19, 2019
- Warm-Up
- Narcissism discussion; myth of Narcissus and Echo; answer q's in Writing Assignments section of notebook; discuss
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