• Agenda

    5/9

    AP Lit Exam

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    5/8

    We Will:

    Assess knowledge of AP Lit

     

    I Will:

    Take practice AP Lit exam

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Practice test

     

    Homework:

    Study

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    5/4

    We Will:

    Review vocabulary

    Review novels

     

    I Will:

    Participate in a discussion

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Book condensation

     

    Homework:

    Study

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    5/2

    We Will:

    Create condensed verions of all novels

     

    I Will:

    Research novels to find out the necessary information and create chart

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Finish book condensation

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    4/30

    We Will:

    Present poetry projects

     

    I Will:

    Take notes and complete quizzes on poetry projects

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Albert.io quiz

     

    Homework:

    None

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    4/26

    We Will:

    Present poetry projects

     

     

    I Will:

    Take notes and complete quizzes on poetry projects

     

    Need to Have Completed:

     

    Homework:

    Poetry project (due date varies)

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    4/24

    We Will:

    Present poetry projects

    Discuss Brave New World

     

    I Will:

    Take notes and complete quizzes on poetry projects

    Answer questions on BNW

     

    Need to Have Completed:

     

    Homework:

    Work on poetry project (due date varies)

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    4/20

    Class cancelled due to unforseen circumstances

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    4/18

    We Will:

    Present poetry projects

    Discuss Brave New World

     

    I Will:

    Take notes and complete quizzes on poetry projects

    Answer questions on BNW

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    BNW

     

    Homework:

    Poetry project (due date varies)

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    4/16

    We Will:

    Present poetry projects

    Discuss Brave New World

     

    I Will:

    Take notes and complete quizzes on poetry projects

    Answer questions on BNW

     

    Need to have completed:

    Quote analysis

     

    Homework:

    Read chapters 10-13 and do quote analysis

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    4/12

    We Will:

    Analyze quality of essays

    Debate various topics related to Brave New World

     

    I Will:

    Score Gatsby essays and justify response

    Complete anticipation guide and discuss answers

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quote analysis

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    Quote analysis section 2

    Look over questions from chapters 1-3

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    4/10

    We Will:

    Analyze The Great Gatsby 

     

    I Will:

    Write an essay analyzing the literary merit of The Great Gatsby

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay

     

    Homework:

    Read Chapters 1-3 of Brave New World and do quote analysis for each chapter (due next class)

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    4/6

    We Will:

    Evaluate knowledge of Gatsby

     

    I Will:

    Take test over Gatsby

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    Prepare for essay

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    4/4

    We Will:

    Understand characterization and plot development in Gatsby

     

    I Will:

    Answer questions and discuss Gatsby

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Gatsby questions and book brief

     

    Homework:

    Study for test

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    4/2

    We Will:

    Analyze The Great Gatsby

     

    I Will:

     

    Answer questions on chapters 3-6 in The Great Gatsby

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Book brief

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    Read chapter 7 of Gatsby and do book brief

     

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    3/29

    We Will:

    Analyze select passages from Gatsby

     

    I Will:

     

    Complete questions on Gatsby

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions

    Book Brief

     

    Homework:

    Read to page 118 in The Great Gatsby due next class

     

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    3/27

    We Will:

    Analyze select passages from Hamlet

    Write an essay

     

    I Will:

    Take test on Hamlet on albert.io

    Write an essay that analyzes Hamlet

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test and essay

     

    Homework:

    Read to page 42 in The Great Gatsby due next class

     

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    3/22

    We Will:

    Watch two videos and compare to Hamlet script

     

    I Will:

    Compare interpretations of Hamlet to script and analyze for accuracy

    Work with a partner to rewrite a condensed version of Hamlet

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Hamlet Rewritten

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    3/20

    We Will:

    Read Act 4 of Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Discuss Act 4 of Hamlet with group

    Answer questions for Act 4

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    Read Act 5 of Hamlet

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    Spring Break 3/9-3/18

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    3/7

    We Will:

    Watch two videos and compare to Hamlet script

     

    I Will:

    Compare interpretations of Hamlet to script and analyze for accuracy

    Finish questions for Act 3

     

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Act 3 questions

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/5

    We Will:

    Take test on Act 3 of Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Evaluate knowledge of Hamlet

    Answer questions on Act 3

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/1

    We Will:

    Watch video 2 of Hamlet Act 2

    Begin reading Act 3

     

    I Will:

    Compare video to text

    Discuss Act 3

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Finish Act 3

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    2/27

    We Will:

    Assess knowledge of Act 2

    Answer questions on Act 2

    Watch video of Act 2

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz on Act 2

    Discuss questions from Act 2

    Compare video 1 to text

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/23

     

    *****EMIT TLA PRESENTATIONS*****

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    2/21

    We Will:

    Watch 2 videos of Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Compare each video to the text to determine quality and percision to script

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Comparison

     

    Homework:

    Read Act 2 of Hamlet by 2/27

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    2/16

    We Will:

    Finish Act 1 of Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Answer questions on Act 1 of Hamlet

    Discuss Act 1

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    Read Act 2 of Hamlet by 2/27

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    2/14

    We Will:

    Read Act 1 Scenes 1-3 of Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Answer questions on Act 1 of Hamlet

    Discuss answers

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/12

    We Will:

    Discuss anticipation guide

    Begin reading Act 1 of Hamlet

    Discuss Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Review my answers from anticipation guide

    Read and understand Hamlet

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turn in anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/8

    We Will:

    Evaluate essays

    Complete anticipation guide and discuss

    Begin reading Hamlet

     

    I Will:

    Score multiple essays as well as my own and justify response based on rubric

    Participate in a discussion about my beliefs on various topics concerning Hamlet

    Begin reading Hamlet

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay evaluation

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/6

    We Will:

    Evaluate knowledge on The Kite Runner

     

    I Will:

    Take test on The Kite Runner

    Write an essay on The Kite Runner

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test 

    Essay

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/2

    We Will:

    Watch video

    Analyze The Kite Runner

     

    I Will:

    Compare video to text

    Discuss the end of the novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    None

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    1/31

    We Will:

    Evaluate AP knowledge

    Analyze text

    Write

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz on albert.io

    Discuss questions about The Kite Runner

    Write editorial on adoption

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Assignment on albert.io

    Letter to editor on adoption

     

    Homework:

    Read the last chapter of The Kite Runner

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    1/29

    We Will:

    Watch movie

    Analyze The Kite Runner

     

    I Will:

    Compare book to movie

    Answer questions on The Kite Runner by discussing them aloud

    Create 4 posters defining characterization in The Kite Runner

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Posters

     

    Homework:

    Read The Kite Runner and do book brief

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    1/25

    We Will:

    Evaluate knowledge of vocabulary

    Identify examples of irony

    Discuss The Kite Runner

     

    I Will:

    Take a test on vocabulary words

    Find multiple examples of irony in chapter 16 and explain them

    Answer questions about reading

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

    Irony examples

     

    Homework:

    Book Brief

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    1/23

    We Will:

    Review book

    Analyze characters

     

    I Will:

    Answer 12 questions about the book

    Create 4 posters for different characters (3 traits, 1 quote, 1 visual metaphor)

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Posters

     

    Homework:

    Finish posters

    Study vocab (test next class)

    Read book and do book brief

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    1/19

    We Will:

    Explore new vocabulary from novel (words: 

    Discuss novel

     

    I Will:

    Define vocabulary words and write sentences

    Discuss novel and write an obituary for Baba

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab

    Obituary for Baba

     

    Homework:

    Read The Kite Runner & do book brief

     

    Vocab:

    • affluent
    • notorious
    • atrophy
    • feign
    • nuance
    • demise
    • guileless
    • periphery
    • anonymity
    • grimace
    • façade
    • negate
    • rueful
    • bludgeon
    • divert
    • queue
    • vigil
    • tenets
    • palliative
    • reticence
    • chagrin
    • insinuation
    • meticulous
    • ambivalent
    • lucrative

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    1/17

    We Will:

    Practice for AP Exam

    Analyze characterization and plot development

    Discuss The Kite Runner

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz on albert.io

    Write a letter of recommendation for a character

    Answer questions on chapters 10 & 11 and discuss with class

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Letter of rec (if not done, submit next class)

     

    Homework:

    Book Brief

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    1/12

    We Will:

    Test knowlege of The Kite Runner

    Analyze chapters 7-9

     

    I Will:

    Take test over first part of The Kite Runner

    Answer questions and discuss chapters 7-9

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    Book brief for The Kite Runner

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    1/10

    We Will:

    Identify imagery

    Analyze characterization

    Discuss novel

     

    I Will:

    Find examples of imagery in chapter 6 and identify which sense they appeal to

    Work with a partner to write a dialogue for an unwritten conversation

    Answer 18 questions with group and share aloud

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Imagery

    Dialogue

    Questions

    Book Brief

     

    Homework:

    Reading A Kite Runner and book brief

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    1/8

    We Will:

    Analyze character

    Determine historical effects on Afghanistan

    Discuss novel

     

    I Will:

    Identify characteristics of Baba

    Analyze the short and long term events of history on Afghanistan

    Answer questions and share aloud

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Baba the Bear

    Timeline

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    Reading A Kite Runner and book brief

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    1/4

    We Will:

    Establish beliefs 

    Begin novel

     

    I Will:

    Complete an anticipation guide for The Kite Runner

    Share aloud and debate my beliefs

    Read chapters 1-4 and start book brief

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    Read novel and do book brief

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    12/7

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit (Irony 1, Irony 2, and Christ figure)

    Finish questions on A Doll's House

    Test literature knowledge

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentation

    Answer 2nd half of questions

    Take quiz on short story and poem on Albert.io

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    A Doll's House questions

    Albert.io quizzes

     

    Homework:

    Any incomplete work

    Read chapter Hanseldee and Gretledum

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    12/5

    We Will:

    Read Act 3 of A Doll's House

     

    I Will:

    Answer 13 questions on play

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Some of questions. Others to be completed next class.

     

    Homework:

    None

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    12/1

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit (Hereos & Flights of Fancy)

    Review Act 1

    Read Act 2

    Test knowledge

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations (Crying Symbol)

    Discuss Act 1

    Discuss Act 2

    Take quizzes on Albert.io

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quizzes on Albert.io

     

    Homework:

    Finish quizzes on Albert.io

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    11/29

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit

    Determine honor of characters

    Read A Doll's House Act 1

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations

    Rank characters from most honorable to least honorable and justify response

    Answer questions on Act 1

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Character ranking

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    None

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    11/27

    We Will:

    Review AP tests

    Understand preconceived societal norms

    Read "The Story of an Hour"

     

    I Will:

    Take online AP quizzes

    Ask questiosn adn fill out graphic organizer

    Answer questions on story

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    3 quizzes on Albert.io

    Graphic organizer

     

    Homework:

    None

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    11/16

    We Will:

    Take test on Frankenstein

     

    I Will:

    Answer questions and write essays on Frankenstein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    None

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    11/14

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit (Marked for Greatness)

    Analyze character perspectives in Frankenstein

    Engage in discussion of novel

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentation

    Write two poems -- one from the monter's POV and one from Victor's POV

    Participate in a socratic seminar

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poems

     

    Homework:

    None

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    11/10

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Literature (Geography & Seasons)

    Analyze Frankenstein

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on How to Read Lit...

    Answer questions to analyze plot of Frankenstein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Frankenstein questions

     

    Homework:

    Finish F-stein book briefs

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    11/8

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit (Except... & Baptism)

    Work on poetry project

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations

    Find poetry with similar themes to F-stein

    Analyze poems and write their connection to F-stein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poetry assignment

     

    Homework:

    Read F-stein and do book brief (due next class)

    Finish poetry assignment (due before T-giving break)

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    11/6

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How To Read Lit (It's All About...)

    Read poem

    Analyze F-stein questions

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentation

    Analyze poem and write essay on how it relates to F-stein

    Discuss answers to questions about F-stein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay

    F-stein questions

    F-stein homework (book brief)

     

    Homework:

    Read Frankenstein

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    11/2

    We Will:

    Watch presentation on How to Read Lit (Politics)

    Take multiple choice practice quiz

    Answer questions on F-stein

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentation

    Complete quiz then work with group to debate answers on quiz

    Work with group to finish questions on F-stein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    AP Practice quiz

     

    Homework:

    Frankenstein reading

    Complete questions left over from class

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    10/31/17

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Lit (Violence, Weather, & Symbol)

    Watch presentations on Frankenstein topics

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations to prepare for quiz

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Notes

     

    Homework:

    Frankenstein reading and book brief

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    10/27/17

    We Will:

    Work on projects

    Read Frankenstein

     

    I Will:

    Complete project and email to Mrs. Treulieb

    Finish book brief on F-stein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Project

     

    Homework:

    F-stein reading and book brief

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    10/25/17

    We Will:

    Work on project

    Work on reading Frankenstein

     

    I Will:

    Research information for project and create PowerPoint

    Finish reading Frankenstein section and work on book brief

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Frankenstein reading

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    10/23/17

    We Will:

    Listen to presentations on How to Read Lit...

    Research topics connected to F-stein

    Read and discuss F-stein

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations on How to Read Lit... (Shakespeare & Bible)

    Work with a partner to finalize research presentation

    Answer 7 questions on chapters with neighbors

    1.     Is Walton a reliable narrator? Why or why not?

    2.     Is Walton’s goal to “confer on all mankind…a passage near the pole” noble or overly ambitious?

    3.     How does Robert’s desire for a friend affect his relationship with Dr. Frankenstein? How might this relationship affect the reader’s trust in Walton as a reliable narrator?

    4.     How does Victor’s statement that “the world was to me a secret which I desired to divine” serve as characterization?

    5.     How do Henry and Victor differ? Why might Shelley be setting them up as character foils?

    6.     What is Shelley’s intent when she has Victor characterize Elizabeth as “the saintly soul (who) shone like a shrine-dedicated lamp in our peaceful home?” What role does this characterization set for Elizabeth?

    7.     Is Victor’s fascination with the Philosopher’s Stone an admirable one?

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turn in homework (book briefs for chapters 1-3)

    Turn in 7 questions

     

    Homework:

    Frankenstein reading and book brief (due 10/27)

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    10/19/17

    We Will:

    Listen to presentations on How to Read Lit…

    Research topics connected to F-stein

    Read and discuss F-stein

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations on How to Read Lit… (Where Have I Seen Her Before Vampires)

    Work with a partner to create research presentation

    Complete book reading assignments and notes

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turned in first book brief on F-stein (the letters)

    Received research presentation assignment

     

    Homework:

    Finish the next section of F-stein, complete assignment

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    10/17/17

    We Will:

    Watch presentations on How to Read Literature...

    Complete anticipation guide on Frankenstein

    Go over Frankenstein assignment and begin reading

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on presentations (Quests & Communion)

    Assess whether or not I agree/disagree with statements

    Participate in discussion of statements

    Begin reading Freankenstein

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation Guide

     

    Homework:

    Read Frankenstein letters, complete assignment

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    10/11/17

    We Will:

    Take test over Oedipus Rex

    Define and write out literary terms

     

    I Will:

    Write essay

    Write examples of terms

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay

    Definitions/examples (Terms: 

    1. alliteration
    2. apostrophe
    3. assonance
    4. cacophony
    5. cliché
    6. colloquialism
    7. conceit
    8. euphemism
    9. euphony
    10. hyperbole
    11. idiom
    12. litotes
    13. metaphor
    14. metonymy
    15. onomatopoeia
    16. oxymoron
    17. paradox
    18. parallelism
    19. Pathetic fallacy
    20. personification
    21. pun
    22. rhetorical question
    23. sarcasm
    24. simile
    25. synesthesia

     

    Homework:

    Unfinished classwork 

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    10/9/17

    We Will:

    Finish reading Oedipus Rex

     

    I Will:

    Analyze Oedipus Rex by answering 30 questions and discussing them

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    30 questions

     

    Homework:

    Be prepared for test next class

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    10/5/17

    We Will:

    Read Oedipus Rex

     

    I Will:

    Analyze Oedipus Rex by answering questions

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    None

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    10/3/17

    We Will:

    Watch presentations of EMIT activity

     

    I Will:

    Score presentations based on quality, presnetation, and business

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Scoresheet

     

    Homework:

    None

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    9/29/17

    We Will:

    Continue reading Oedipus Rex

     

    I Will:

    Analyze Oedipus Rex by answering questions

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions 1-10

     

    Homework:

    Questions 11-20

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    9/27/17

    We Will:

    Take vocab test

    Read Oedipus Rex

     

    I Will:

    Ace vocab test

    Summarize sections of Oedipus Rex

    Answer questions for Oedipus Rex

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab test

     

    Homework:

    Have a great weekend and enjoy homecoming!

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    We Will:

    Take quiz over reading

    Take notes over drama

    Begin reading Oedipus Rex (Parados & Prologue)

     

    I Will:

    Use notes to ace quiz

    Write down notes

    Read play

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Vocab notes in class

    Read Oedipus Rex Prologue and Parados and create summary

     

    Homework:

    Study for vocab test (next class)

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    9/25/17

    We Will:

    Take test over fiction

    Begin reading Oedipus Rex

     

    I Will:

    Ace test

    Fill out anticipation guide for Oediups Rex

    Take notes

    Begin reading

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

    Anticipation guide

    Notes

     

    Homework:

    Finish unit 3 of vocab (due 9/27)

    Study for vocab test (on 9/27)

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    9/19/17

    We Will:

    Take notes on fiction

    Read and analyze short story

     

    I Will:

    Add to my notes on fiction (test on Monday)

    Read the short story "Rocking Horse Winner" 

    Answer questions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 9

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Questions on "Rocking Horse Winner" (due next class)

    Graphic organizer from previous class (due next class)

    Poetry analysis from previous class (due next class)

     

    Homework:

    Vocab Unit 3 (Due 9/27)

    Test on vocab units 1-3 on 9/29

    Read "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" by Joyce Carol Oats (due next class)

    List colors and numbers from the short story (due next class) 

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    9/7/17

    We Will:

    Practice AP exam

    Take quiz

    Discuss "A Rose for Emily"

    I Will:

    Take group practice AP exam

    Show knowledge on "A Rose for Emily" by taking quiz and discussing story

    Complete questions and graphic organizer on story

    Need to Have Completed:

    AP Practice

    Quiz

    Questions and graphic organizer on "A Rose for Emily"

    Homework:

    Find 5 poems and analyze them with MIST (due 9/13) You MUST turn in poems

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    9/5/17

    We Will:

    Practice AP Test

    Determine theme statements

    Take notes on point of view

    Read short story

    I Will:

    Take test with group and debate answers

    Write theme statements with textual support

    Discuss homework questions

    Take notes on point of view

    Begin reading "A Rose for Emily"

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turned in 10 questions from "A Worn Path"

    Worked with group on theme statements and evidence

    Homework:

    Unit 2 in grammar books

    Read "A Rose for Emily"

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    8/31/17

    We Will:

    Practice AP Test

    Review “Interpreter of Maladies”

    Take notes on theme

    Apply knowledge of theme to new short story

     

    I Will:

    Take test with partner/class and debate answers

    Discuss homework questions

    Determine theme and justify it

    Answer questions about short story

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    AP Test

    Turned in homework -- story questions

    Turned in homework -- poetry

     

    Homework:

    Finish 10 questions on "A Worn Path" (Due 9/5)

    Complete Unit 2 in Vocab book (Due 9/7)

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    8/29/17

    We Will:

    Analyze a poem

    Take notes on characterization

    Read short story

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz over peom

    Apply characterization notes on short story

    ANswer questions on short story

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    AP quiz on poem

    Notes on characterization

     

    Homework:

    Analyze 5 poems (due 8/31)

    Read "Interpreter of Maladies" and answer questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, & 8 on page 159

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    Agenda 8/25

    We Will:

    Analyze a poem

    Analyze text for structure and theme

    Evaluate knowledge of text

    Take notes on plot and fiction

    I Will:

    Use MIST strategy to decode poem

    Go over "The Destructors" and analyze how it was written and what it's trying to say

    Take quiz of text

    Define plot, commercial fiction, and fiction of literary merit

    Need to Have Completed:

    Homework turned in (story questions)

    Quiz

    Graphic organizer on plot/theme/character/symbol

    Homework:

    Read "Hunters in the Snow" By Tobias Wolff on page 86 (just read it)

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    8/23/17

    We Will:

    Review for test

    Test knowledge of texts

    Discuss texts

     

    I Will:

    "Speed Date" by asking others questions about the novel

    Take test on novel

    REspond to questions in Table Top Twitter

    Discuss texts through Socratic Seminar

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turned in grammar assignment and 30 questions

    Test over novel

    Written discussion of novels

    Verbal discussion of novels

     

    Homework:

    Read "The Destructors" by Graham Greene (pg 112) and answer questions 1, 4, 5, 7, & 8 in paragraph form (due 8/25)

    Find 5 poems and complete a MIST on them (due 8/31)

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    8/21/17

    We Will:

    Analyze 2 poems using MIST

    Evaluate evidence in novels

    Review for test

     

    I Will:

    Analyze "A Lady" and "The Last Duchess" using MIST

    Compare the two poems (tone, ideas)

    Complete poster on character and present it to class

    "Speed Date" asking others questions about novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poetry Analysis for 2 poems

    Poster on character

     

    Homework:

    30 Questions (Carried over to next class)

    Complete Unit 1 in Grammar Workbook

    Study for test on novel

     

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    8/17

    We Will:

    Evaluate essay

    Analyze novel

     

    I Will:

    Evaluate sentences in my essay by completing a graphic organizer

    Score my essay based on the AP rubric

    Reflect on my essay and how I can improve

    Create a poster about a character in summer novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay analysis and reflection

     

    Homework:

    30 Questions on novel (5 each on who, what, when, where, why, and how) (due 8/21)

    Complete unit 1 in grammar book (due 8/23)

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    8/15

    We Will:

    Learn how to format a quote analysis

    Use MIST and STD ii strategies to analyze poetry

    Evaluate novel through questioning

     

    I Will:

    Write a quote analysis and design poster

    Analyze poetry using both methods

    Write a poetry analysis essay

    Write 30 questions on novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poetry analysis essay

     

    Homework:

    Write 30 questions on novel (5 questions each starting with who, what, when, where, how, and why)

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    8/11

     

    We Will:

    Learn about classmates.

    Discuss classroom, rules, operations, and procedures.

     

    I Will:

    Know rules and expectations.

    Show an example of respect.

    Create a class mission statement. 

     

    Need to have completed:

    5 goals written down and stored for future use.

     

    Homework:

    Find a quote that describes you or that you can relate to. Bring it to next class.

    Email me (vickie.treulieb@marion.k12.fl.us). Tell me about yourself and what I need to know to teach you better.