Friday, September 28, 2018

The Choir kids were so GOOD last night. Totally impressed.

Objective:  The students will read a piece and write one body paragraph that focuses on the author's use of tone.

1.  Go over Chapter 5 on point of view.

2.  "The Pedestrian" excerpt and writing.

Have a great weekend.  If you are not caught up to Chapter 6 in Grendel....  do it.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

MC Thursday

Objective:  The students will outline the Chapter on POV.

1.  MC Practice:  Group EC Challenge.  Next week it is for a 1/4 grade.  Two pieces.

2.   Outline Perrine's Chapter 5 on Point of View

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Every time I read Grendel, I see something new!

Objective:  The students will continue analyzing Grendel DEEPLY!!

1.  Allusion Notes:  Jesus' Tempation

2.  Grendel 5 Discussion

3.  Grendel Chapter 6

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Good Morning Everyone!

Objective:  The students will discuss how to develop themes in literature.

1.  Perrine's Theme Chapter Notes/Outline Discussion

2.  Grendel Chapter 5.  Read and complete questions/theme analysis.

Quiz for sure tomorrow.  Allie...

Monday, September 24, 2018

Essay are Done

Objective:  The students will outline the Theme chapter in Perrine's.

1.  Share Grendel Chapter 4 Theme information with partner.

2.  Perrine's Chapter 4 Theme Outline for tomorrow.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Powder Puff Today!!! Come see how much football girls can learn in a week! It's pretty cool!

Objective:  The students will complete analysis of Grendel Chapter 4

1.  Grendel Quiz on Chapter 3 (10 points)

2.  Share your theme findings with your partner from Chapter 3

3.  Prose Packet Cover Sheet Handout:  Complete Tone and Lit Terms

Homework:  Grendel Chapter 4

Grendel Quiz:  Respond to the following passage from Chapter 3 in a specific paragraph that shows that you have read the chapter:  Tell context of the quote (what has happened?  What new characters were introduced?   What has happened to Hrothgar's kingdom?

At the end of the chapter:  "I was so filled with sorrow and tenderness I could hardly have found it in my heart to snatch a pig!"

"Thus I fled, ridiculous hairy creature torn apart by poetry."

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Multiple Choice Thursday

Objective:  The students will compete in a MC Challenge.

1.  MC Practice

2.  Extra Credit Group MC

3.  Complete Grendel Chapter 3 Reading and Analysis

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Grendel Two

Objective:  The students will discuss Chapter 2 and it's connection to today's allusion.

1.  Allusion Notes:  Plato's "Allegory of the Cave"

2.  Grendel Chapter 2 Discussion

3.  Complete Chapter 2 Work.

4.  No Reading Tonight.  Get caught up if needed.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Grendel Chapter 1.... What did you think?

Objective:  The students will dive deeper into Grendel Chapter 1.

1.  Allusion Notes:  "Sisyphus"

2.  Grendel Group Work:  Look deeper.  Share what you saw.

3.  Grendel Chapter 1 PP Discussion:  What did I see?

4.  Grendel Chapter 2:  Read.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Grendel Chapter 1

Objective:  The students will know the background to Grendel.

1.  Allusion Notes:  Zodiac

2.  Grendel Intro PP

3.  Grendel Chapter 1 Themes, Philosophy and Questions

Friday, September 14, 2018

MC Friday

Objective:  The students will practice a prose piece.

1.  MC Practice

2.  Define the following Terms on the paper:

allegory, personification, simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, allusions, speculations, aesthetic, pragmatic, subjective, objective, romantic, arrogant

3.  Grendel starts Monday.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tomorrow You Write

Read below the following passage from Katherine Mansfield’s story “Miss Brill.”  Then write a careful analysis of how the narrator reveals the character of Miss Brill.  You may emphasize whichever devices (tone, imagery, point of view) that you find most significant.

1.  Active Shooter Discussion

2.  Prepare Prose Packet for Grade and Show your binder.  90 points.

3.  Discuss Miss Brill Close Reading.  You will not have the complete story tomorrow.

Sub tomorrow.  If you are late, you only have your regular period top write it, so don't be late (Allie).

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Read below the following passage from Katherine Mansfield’s story “Miss Brill.” Then write a careful analysis of how the narrator reveals the character of Miss Brill. You may emphasize whichever devices (tone, imagery, point of view) that you find most significant.

Objective:  The students will think about how they would use Miss Brill to complete the prompt above.

Note: was not working.  It is now:

1.  Allusion Notes

2.  Miss Brill discussion

3.  Tomorrow we will turn in the Prose Packet 1 for 100 points,  Put everything in order of the cover sheet.  I am also going to look at your binder for THIS CLASS for 10 points.  Have it.  Organized.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Grendel: Did you get it?

Objective:  The students will complete discussion of "The Lighthouse" and finish their last story from the first Prose Packet.

1.  Let me see you copy of Grendel.

2.  Allusion Notes:  Narcissus and Echo"

2. Read over one more time "The Lighthouse"

3.  Discuss and go over the questions.

4.  Begin "Miss Brill" and the TTSTCANDI

Friday, September 07, 2018

Don't Forget Grengel on Monday!!

Objective:  Then students will practice MC part of the AP Test.

1.  Allusion Notes:  The Triple Goddess

2.  Finish All Presentations (50 points to computer today)

3.  MC Practice:  The Lighthouse

After grading:  List 10 vocabulary words that you need to know for this piece.  Look them up and write definitions on the practice handout.

Homework:  .  Need your Grendel Book on Monday.

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Objective:  The students will discuss their TTSTCANDI Analysis of "How I Met My Husband"

1.  Allusion Notes:  Colors
2.  TTSTCANDI Check (10 points)
3.  Presentations
4.  "How I Met My Husband" Presentation and Discussion
5.  Diction and Tone Practice

Colors in Lit:

White:  Traditionally means purity, goodness.  In Literary fiction, it often means winter, approach of old age and death.
Orange:  Midday, high noon of existence, harvest, pride and ambition.
Black:  Sorrow, evil, death, void, corruption, destruction and despair.
Gray:  Mediocrity and depression.
Red:  Sexual passion, the first time, anger, healthy spontaneity.
Green:  Youth, vigor, nature, fertility, growth hope and change.
Yellow:  Sickness and weakness.
Purple:  Royalty, riches, quickening of human life.
Violet:  Colder than purple, suggests death approaching, memory, knowledge, sorrow and mourning.
Blue:  Truth, dawning of human life, intellect, color of morning.

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Finish "How I Met My Husband"

Objective:  The students will complete analysis of the story.

1.  Literary Allusion:  Baptism

2.  Presentations:  Two More Per Day.

3.  Complete TTSTCANDI of "How I Met My Husband"  due tomorrow COMPLETE.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

How was your long weekend? Rested?

Objective:  The students will discuss Characterization and Characters from Chapter 3. 

1.  Allusion Notes:  Adam and Eve

2.  Presentations: 

3.  Chapter 3 Discussion

4.  Read and TTSTCANDI "How I Met My Husband"

Important Dates:        Summer Work Due:  September 14
                                   Grendel Novel:         September 10
                                  AP Readiness Class at UCR:  September 29  9 am to 2 -pm (25 points EC)