IB English 12 19-20


What we did in class today Homework
  1. EE gallery walk sign up
  2. hand back  Notes #2- feedback
  3. 45 minutes- important quotes from 30-33- connect to what we have discussed so far in terms of motif/theme development
  4. Thesis statements from Tues./ More paper 2 practice
  1. Notes #3 due Monday 
  2.  Read chapters 34-39 and prepare notes for socratic seminar- prompts- you don't have to discuss these in reference to two texts, but it is good practice for you.
 Jan. 21
  1.  Review character- SB's standard for good/evil- measure all characters by this standard
  2. Paper 2 worksheet
  1.  Read chapters 30-33 for Thurs.  **Notes #3 due Mon. 1/27
 Jan. 16
  1.  Working with your Notes- turn in Notes #2
  2. Back to character charts- add anything from 26-29
  3. Tracking characters in the context of "Timshel" and adding Aron and Cal to the mix
  1.  Chapters 30-33 due 1/ 23 (next Thurs.) 
  2. Notes #3 due Jan. 27
  3. Have a nice long weekend :)
 Jan. 14
  1.  Feedback on Notes
  2. Updated Reading Schedule/Notes due dates
  3. Study Guide- parts 3 - 4
  4. Review 23-25
  5. Basis for analysis- character evolution (or lack of)
  1.  Read 26-29 for Thurs. Notes #2 due
  2. If you missed the quiz, you must make it up by the end of this week....I won't be here Friday.
  3. Last day to bring extra credit tissue is Thurs.
 Jan. 10
  1.  Turn in Notes
  2. Quiz- chapters 1-22
  3. Context jigsaw
  4. finish Agree-disagree (if we have time)
  1.  Read chapters 23-25 for Tuesday
  2. Bring a box of tissues for extra credit- 1 box 5 points; decorated- 10 points!
 Jan. 8
  1.  Turn in context notes
  2. Semester Notes instructions
  3. Context exercise- Cinderella
  1.  Complete Notes for some part of East of Eden chapter 1-22
  2. Prepare for quiz over 1-22 on Friday.
 Jan. 6
  1.  Welcome back!
  2. Semester 2 overview
  3. Written Task 1 Feedback
  4. Context groups East of Eden- notes due Wed. 1/8
  1.  Context notes due Wed.
  2. Prepare for East of Eden quiz- chap. 1-22 on Friday
 Dec. 19
  1.  Present and turn in WT1
  1.  Read chapters 1-22 of East of Eden for Jan- make sure to use the study guide!!
 Dec. 3
  1.  East of Eden study guide, WT 1 reminders and directions to the church
  2. No Country IOC feedback
  3. Review passages from all 3 texts
  1.  Prepare for your IOC
  2. See you on the 17th :)
 Nov. 22
  1.  Written Task 1 possible topics-samples with examiner comments
  2. Turn in binder
  3. Finish and turn in IOC transcript- If you were not here, you need to finish your IOC transcript and reflection  and send it to me with a picture of your passage by the end of the day, Sunday.  If you don't, it will be counted late!
  4. Complete graduation survey- see Nov. 20th link
  1.  Have a great Thanksgiving break!  
 Nov. 20
  1.  No Country IOC
  2. ***Please complete this graduation survey:
  1.  Binder due Friday
  2. IOC transcription due Friday
 Nov. 18
  1.  Stand and deliver
  2. The end of the book- new motif....wrapping things up
  3. Work on intro. paragraphs
  1.  Prepare for No Country IOC on Wed.
  2. Binder due (optional) on Friday
 Nov. 14
  1.  Stand and deliver
  2. Passage groups- complete intro. paragraph using the googleform link from 11/11.
  3. Pages 195-249 reading check
  1.  Finish the book for Monday
  2. Stand and deliver- Per. 5:  Teesa, Sarah P., Heli, Matteo S., Cooper/Per. 6: Callie, Nikki, Izzy
 Nov. 11
  1.  EE/RPPF Instructions
  2. Written Task 1 and East of Eden
  3. IOC sign up
  4. Stand and deliver
  5. Intro. paragraph for passage- googleform- we will do this on Thurs.
  1. Read pages 195-249
  2. Make sure to bring passage from last class period
  3. Stand and deliver for Thurs.- Per. 5:  Meghan S., Emily, Grace, Max/ Per. 6: Ari, Maggie, Malena, Genevieve
 Nov. 8
  1.  Stand and deliver
  2. Developments- pg. 161-194
  3. Chart walk
  4. Begin work with passages
  1.  No reading homework- use this time to catch up if you are behind!
  2. Access and bring EE reflections to class Tues.
  3. Stand and deliver for Tues.:  Per. 5: Jocelyn, Thomas, Michael T., Michael K., Maddy, Kyle/Per. 6: Ari, Emma, Siena
 Nov. 6
  1.  Stand and Deliver
  2. More work with charts (123-160)- characterization/motifs
  3. Select important passages
  1.  Stand and Deliver for Friday- Per. 5:  Megan B., Jocelyn, Matteo E., Sarah A./ Per. 6:  Blake, Zoe, Ellery
  2. Read pages 161-194 for Friday.
  3. Check out this Denver Post article on what colleges want in a student:
 Nov. 4
  1.  Stand and deliver
  2. group work- characterization and motifs
  3. Extra credit opportunity- timeline
  1.  Stand and deliver- Per. 5:  Anya, Courtney, Sage, Keenan, Luca, Trish/ Per. 6:  Emily B., Emily S., Kaila
  2. Read pages 122-160 for Wed.
 Oct. 31
  1.  Reading time- 30 minutes to get to page 122
  2. What should we talk about and how can that help plan/prepare for the Stand and Deliver?
  3. Work on Stand and Deliver (practice in planning)
  1. Stand and Deliver presenters:  Per. 5:  Anna, Kyla, Anya, Nayeli, Esther/Per. 6:  Jack, Anissa, Abby
  2. If you did not turn in your binder- make sure to bring it for late credit
 Oct. 29
  1.  Hamlet IOC feedback- see these 6 samples of IOCs which scored 6 or 7 (there is a perfect one in here!) Sample 1Sample 2, Sample 3, Sample 4, Sample 5, Sample 6
  2. Turn in binder
  3. Model "Stand and deliver" 1st group to present on Monday, 11/4 Per. 5:  Anna, Kyla, Anya, Nayeli, Esther/Per. 6:  Jack, Anissa, Abby
  4. Creating a Timeline for No Country
  5. Reading time- you will have 30 minutes on Thurs. to read - need to have through page 122 read by end of reading time on Thurs.
  1.  No homework!  It is no homework week!  Good luck on college applications!
 Oct. 23
  1.  De-brief and turn in Hamlet IOC- if you haven't already
  2. Intro. to No Country for Old Men: study guide, reading schedule, New York Times article
  3. Introduce and assign "Stand and Deliver" for our study of No Country
  4. Agree/disagree....our last one for first semester
  1.  Read pages 1-61 for Thurs. - use the study guide
 Oct. 21
  1.  Practice "Hamlet" IOC
  2. Complete and turn in your transcription, reflection, passage and notes
  1.  Get a copy of No Country for Old Men for Tues.
 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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