• 1st 9 weeks 

     Assignments- 

    • 8/15- Diagnostics- Students will be doing some matching of Literary Terms and writing to show me where they are at.
    • 8/16-8/17-Students will be creating their own Origin Myths after reading a handout. They can be either in pairs or by themselves. They need to be at least 1 page, have a title and at least 1 graphic.
    • 8/20- In their text books, Historical Background- Students will be reading pgs 3-4. In sequential order, they will be explaining the roles of Spain, England, and France dealing with exploration and settlement in order. 
    • 8/21-8/22- Read pages 5-18. Questions on pg 20 1-3;6-8. They will be citing 3-4 dangers that the Purtians faced as well. Citing= (Author’s Last Name page #).
    • 8/23-8/24-- Performance Task #1 on page 20. Students need to include 3 citations and Quiz #1.
    • 8/27- Read 23-31. Students will answer the following questions: 1. Explain how the dawnland has changed into a habitable place. (Cite 3-4 examples from the text). 2. How did the tribes evolve? (trade, hunting etc. and Cite 2 examples). 3. Explain what family life was like in comparison to the Europeans. (Cite at least 2).
    • 8/28 - Read 77-83- Students will be doing the Performance Task on pg 85 citing 2 examples.
    • 8/30-8/31 Quiz #2.
    • 9/4-9/5- Read 109-116. Students will be doing the Collaborative Discussion and cite what the king of England did to the colonists to get them to go to war 
    • 9/6-9/7- Read 121-124. Students will be citing links between the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and Quiz #3.
    • 9/10-9/12- Students will be working on rhetorical devices in speeches. They will be finding examples from three different speeches I provide and writing a brief summary of each speech.
    • 9-13-9/14-- Read 159-163. Students will document 5-7 things that slaves went through (cite 2) and pg 165 1-3 and Quiz #4.
    • 9/17-9/18- Students will be doing a foldable on the story of The Devil and Tom Walker. 
    • 9/19-9/21 Students will be making the 4 box chart like the one on the board, except they will make 2 examples for each of the 4 headings: Sin/Guilt, Sorrow/Mourning, Isolation, and Mystery and one example for each needs to be cited. AND Quiz #5. 
    • 9/24-9/26- Gothic Literature Chart- Students will be making a chart out of the elements (packet). They need to have 2 examples for each element and 1 example for each needs to be cited. 
    • 9/27-9/28- Students will be use SIFT to analyze the poem The Raven from the packet.   S- SYMBOL/SUBJECT, I- IMAGERY, F-FIGURE(S) OF SPEECH, T- TONE/THEME and QUIZ #6. 
    • 10/2- Test on the Minister’s Black Veil, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Raven, and The Devil and Tom Walker. 
    • 10/3-Students will be copying the chart on the board and using the poems on pgs. 175-183 to guide them. Chart- one side says cited passage and the other says insight gained. Make sure you have 3 examples/answers for each. 
    • 10/4-10/5- Students will be reading 199-203. The will be creating 2 different poems.  Both need to have at least 1 figure of speech (simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia etc.). They need to have be at least 8 lines long, make sense, and have at least 4 words in a line. For one of their poems, they need to label the rhyme scheme that they have created. 

     

    • 10/8-10/11- Moby Dick Summary and Conflict Chart. 
    • /10/10-10/11- Moby Dick Test