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 Jan. 22  Presentations

 Discuss Chapter 2
 H.W.-   Chapters 3   and 4
 Jan. 17  Check for novels

 Change in presentation   schedule- Half of class presents
 next class
 Other half on Thursday

 Video clip of Erdrich 

 Audio clip on abuse within   Native communities.

 As we read chapter one...

 Read chapter 1 in class
 H.W. Read 
 Chapter 2
 





















Jan. 15








 Work on research project
 
 Present next class
 H.W.-   presentation
 Jan. 11


























 Introduce research project.

 Groups/topics?

 Began work in class
 Research   assignment
 












Jan. 9















 Welcome back!

 MUST HAVE THE ROUND HOUSE BY   JAN.15- POINTS!

 Stereotypes- Ted Talk by  Nancy Marie 
 Mithlo- "Americana-Indian-Thinking twice   about images that matter"

 Discussion question
 No H.W.
 





Dec. 21












 Finals for 7 and 8  
 









Dec. 20










 Final for 5th  
 












Dec. 18











 Partner quiz

 Discussed Level 3 questions

 Discussion of last page
 Collect notes etc. 
 for use on final
 










Dec. 14














 Collect H.W.

 Discuss novel

 Look at annotations
 No H.W.
 




Dec. 12











 Discuss novel

 Excerpts from "Walden"- How can we 
 relate Transcendentalism to elements
 of the novel?

 Read "The Horse" by Edward Muir- discuss
 in relation to text

 Intro. writing assignment- in class work
 time
 H.W.- Annotation
 check

 Writing assignment   due

 Complete novel
 









Dec. 10













 Go over syntax assignment

 Warm-up

 Discuss novel
 H.W.-Read through
 chapter 28
 


















 Dec. 6












  Warm-up with images

  Discuss novel

  Read short stories

 H.W.- Read through
 Chapter 27
 






 Dec. 4





















 Quiz
 
 Warm-up

 Discuss book

 Syntax

 Intro. assignment
 H.W.- Chapter 25
 to page 367

 Read the   description of the
 square dance music
 and the Cherokee   girl and the Texas
 boy dancing. How   does Steinbeck
 change the length 
 and structure. Why
 does he do that   and to what effect?
 



















 Nov. 30









  Quiz

  Woody Guthrie protest song

  Discuss reading
 H.W.- 23 and 24
 Nov. 28
























 Quiz/hand back rewrites

 In class discussion about "Al and Mae"
 chapter in novel

 Discuss chapters 15-17

 ?'s/comments?
 H.W.-Chapters 21   and 22
 





Nov. 26























 MAPS  H.W.- CH. 20
 







Nov. 15



























 Discuss novel

 Independent reading 
 H.W.- Read 
 THROUGH CH. 19

  HAVE A GREAT BREAK
 Nov. 13  






 Quiz/collect homework

 Discuss novel

 Transcendentalism Introduction

 New rhetorical term- Aphorism

 Read excerpts from Emerson and 
 Thoreau- stems from Romanticism

 Identify Aphorisms in "Self Reliance"












 H.W. read chapters
 13 and 14
 













Nov. 9th














 Assigned two paragraph essay practice

 Discussed novel

 Began work on essay practice in class
 H.W.- Chapters 11   and  12
 










Nov. 7























 Warm-up/share/points

 Quiz

 Discuss novel

 Introduce assignment-(work time in class
 on Friday

 ?'s/comments

 Assignment prompt:
 For the purposes of this assignment, I   want you to approach Chapter 7 as a   short story  . With that in mind, I want   you to write the first two paragraphs of   an essay about this chapter, complete
 with Hook, Summary of Evidence, Thesis,
 , Transition,Main Idea, Evidence and   Analysis. Due Nov. 13. Typed. Double-     spaced. !2 point font. 
 H.W.- read   chapters  9 and 10
  

















 Nov. 5











  Comma splices

  In class grammar assignment

  Define and discuss Humanism and
  the lead in to Transcendentalism 

  ?'s /comments on reading

  Discussed 5 and 6
 H.W.- Chapters 7,8
 







 Nov. 1st






















 Warm-up

 Quiz

 Dust Bowl pictures

 Discuss reading

 Easy 5 paragraph essay

 If time, grammar
 Chapters 5,6
 

















Oct. 30












 Collect archetype assignments 
 
 Background on Dust Bowl

  Check for novels

  Annotate chapter one for use of Color

  Begin reading in class
 H.W.- Chapters 1, 2   and 3
 Oct. 26

































  Finish movie

  Intro. Archetype assignment
 H.W. - Complete   archetype   assignment
 




 Oct. 24



















  Essays?

  G.O.W. next week

  What is an Archetype?

  Definition

  Some literary archetypes

  Shakespeare

  Characters

  Begin Much Ado About Nothing

  Take notes about who in the play
  corresponds with literary archetypes.
 No H.W.
 







 Oct. 22











  Watch The Great Gatsby in class   No H.W.
 Oct. 18













 

 Real start date of "Grapes" -Oct 30

 Monday in class watch "Gatsby"

 What to avoid in essays

 Go over prompt

 In class essay

 









 No H.W.
 



 Oct. 16th















 Discuss chapter 9

 Easiest 5 paragraph essay in the world

 Thesis statements

 Introductions

 Conclusions

 Questions?

Please refer to the essay powerpoint from class.
 In class essay next   class






 Oct. 11th













 Warm-up/share

 Discussed Metonymy in class

 Discussed  presence of metonymy
 in Chapter 8

 Turned in homework

 Discussed Chapter 8



















 Finish novel for
 homework


 Oct. 9










 Warm-up/share

 Collect h.w.

 Notes on Inductive Reasoning, Indirect/
 direct characterization etc.

 Introduce Metonymy- 3rd rhetorical term
 Define/examples

 Clip from movie

 Begin reading and annotating Chapter 8





 H.W.- Read   Chapter  8
 Write a paragraph 
 in which you   identify 3 examples   of Metonymy AND
 how the use of this   rhetorical term   affects the artistic/
 literary quality.
 Typed, double-   paced, 12 point   font.
 










 Oct. 5













  Hand back annotations
   
  Introduce quiz assignment

  In class work time
 Assignment due       Tuesday



 Oct. 3












 Warm-up                                                                   
 Discuss chapter 7

 Check annotations

 (In class activity, if time)
 NO H.W.
Oct. 1st






























 Quiz

 ?'s/comments?

 Discuss chapter 6

 Begin in class activity:

 Reread chapter 2 and annotate for   anaphora . Reread chapter 3 and   annotate for polysyndeton. What are the   artistic/literary effects of  Fitzgerald's use
 of these types of rhetorical language?
 
  
 H.W.- Finish   devices assignment
 and read chapter 7
 



Sept. 27











 Quiz 

 Grammar

 Discuss chapter 5

 Activity
 Chapter 6
 




Sept. 24











 Passage analysis presentations
 Discuss chapter 4
 Read chapter 5
 Sept. 21











 15-20 minutes to finish passage analysis

 Work on questions for chapter 4 (typed,
 double-spaced due on Tuesday).

 DO NOT READ AHEAD UNLESS YOU   CANNOT HELP YOURSELVES!
 Chapter 4   questions

 Sept. 19




 Quiz
 Discuss Ch. 3
  ?'s/comments?
 Introduced Passage Analysis activity
  Began work in groups - Due Tuesday
  
  H.W.- Read Ch. 4
  WAIT TO READ CH.
  5  UNTIL TUESDAY
 
Sept. 17





 Quizzes on ch's 1 and 2
 Lesson on Annotation and Close Reading 
 Class discussion
 Writing assignment (Due 21st) 
 Writing assignment
 Read Chapter 3
 
 Sept. 13th






 MAPS TEST  HW- read ch. 2
 
 Sept. 11



 Bring Gatsby to class
 Intro. Fitzgerald and Jazz Age
 Begin reading in class
 Class discussion
 Read Chapter 1
 
 Sept. 7th


 Socratic Seminars  None
 Sept. 5th




 Socratic Seminar work time in class
 Writing activity
 Writing   assignment

 August 30


 Warm-up
 Share
 Expectations/scoring
 In class work time
 Vocab. game
 Socratic Seminar
 August 29


 
 Warm-up
 Abbreviations
 Film clip
 Levels of questions
 Work on Socratic Seminar
 Work on
 Socratic         Seminar
 August   27th

 Finish MC activity
 present/discuss
 Annotation activity
 Intro, Socratic Seminar
 Pick partners/ begin work
  Socratic Seminar
 August 23  Multiple Choice activity in pairs  
none

 August 21  In class essay   
 Bring novel to   class


 August 17  Intro./syllabus
 Get to know you activity
  Bring Catcher and

  any notes on the

  novel for use on 

  in class essay -

  Aug. 21st
     
     
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