Monday, April 30, 2018

No Essays Graded Yet.... I had a concert to go to!

Objective:  The students will study for the final AP Essay.  The Prose Essay.

1.  Here is the schedule for the week:
     Monday:  Study your notes and Perrine's Prose Chapters.  Tomorrow's test (if I use the prompt that I am thinking about will be tough).

     Tuesday:  Prose Essay

     Wednesday:  Study for MC Test

     Thursday:  MC Test Part 1

     Friday:  MC Test Part 2

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Final Starts Tomorrow

Objective:  The students will complete Q3 Study Form for tomorrow's Part 1 of their semester final.  Essay using Catcher.

1.  Turn  in packet.  Highlight all 26 chapters so that I can check quickly and accurately.

2.  Q3 Study Form:  I want you all to make sure that you add another section to the form:

Other:  Here I want you to include a) meaning of title; b) contrasts; c) flashback; d) exaggeration; e) paradox and oxymoron  AND ANY OTHER THAT WILL HELP WRITE AN ESSAY.

Tomorrow's Essay:  You will really lose points if you make sill errors like improper Title Punctuation and Author's Name.  YOU MUST SHOW ME THAT YOU HAVE LEARNED SOMETHING HERE THIS YEAR.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Finished with Catcher

Objective:  The students will complete the Catcher Packet and a Q3 Study Form.

1.  Complete packet.  I have Chapter 26 questions today.

2.  Q3 Study Form:

3.  Packet due tomorrow.  Q3 Form due Wednesday. Essay on Wednesday.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Don't Ever Call Me at 3 am in the Morning!

Objective:  The students will finish Catcher.

1.  Make up quiz if you need it.

2.  Last MC Practice from this test.  This one is hard (well to me it was!)

3.  Finish Catcher and last study questions.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

"Wanna Talka Sally"

Objective:  The students will complete a poetry test practice and discuss Catcher.

1.  Quiz Chapters 19-21

2.  Poetry Practice

3.  Catcher 22-24 Reading and Study Questions

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A Nice Day if you use time wisely!

Objective:  The students will complete a Prose Practice.

1.  AP Test Practice:  Prose

2.  Read Chapters 19-21 (25 pages, so start it now and you have a nice night of no HW)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

I want to go to the movies!!

Objective:  The students will practice on a poem and write about Holden.

1.  Quiz 16-18

2.  MC Poetry practice.  (I may collect this one and put it in the computer.... so TRY!!!)

3.  Catcher Questions. 

Friday, April 13, 2018

What is up with those ducks and fish?

Objective:  The students will analyze Holden's initial New York City interactions.

1.  Make up quiz.  If you missed one, take this one to make up for it.

2.  Catcher Questions 7-9.

3.  Reading as scheduled:  13-15

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Holden is "lousy" with lies!

Objective:  The students will discuss the development of Holden as a character.

1.  Quiz Chapter 7-9

2.  Discuss chapters (basically character development and irony mostly.  And "local color" in setting.

3.  Chapter Question Handout and read.

How do you like the book so far?  How do you like Holden?  I think I would beat him up too!

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

That poor confused Holden!

Objective:  The students will discuss what they found in Chapters 4-6.

1.  20 point quiz.

2.  Chapter Discussion:  Go over yesterday's questions.

3.  Chapters 4-6 Questions.

4.  Read Chapters 7-9

Out of Africa:  A book about "the unity of contrasts."  Here is an important quote from it:

 Two homogeneous units will never be capable of forming a whole… Man and woman become one… A hook and an eye are a Unity, a fastening, but with two hooks you can do nothing. A right-hand glove with its contrast the left-hand glove makes a whole, a pair of gloves; but two right-hand gloves you throw away.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Catcher Reading Schedule

Objective:  The students will analyze the first three chapters of Catcher.

1.  Here is the reading schedule:  Keep up with it EVEN IF YOU ARE ABSENT!

Mon: 1-3
Tue:  4-6
Wed: 7-9
Thur:  10-12
Fri:  13-15

Mon:  16-18
Tue:  19-21
Wed:  22-24
Thur:  25-26

3 chapters a day and average 22 pages

2.  Complete 1-3 Handout on separate paper.

Monday, April 09, 2018

Welcome to your last quarter of high school!

Objective:  The students will find out important information to start our last novel.

1.  If you were not here on Friday, get your essay from the back folder, write your name on it and give it to me in order to put into the computer for your grade.

2.  If you were not here Friday, turn in your prompt packet.

3.  Catcher in the Rye intro notes.

4.  Read the first three chapters of the book.  Analyze narrative structure, tone, diction and syntax.