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Class Agenda 2012-2013

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Wednesday, June 5

Finals: 

  • Hour 5 11:30-1:00

 

Tuesday, June 4

Finals: 

  • Hour 1 7:30-9:00
  • Hour 2 9:15-10:45

 

Monday, June 3 - Last day of class. 

  • Independent reading day! 
  • Return folders.  

 

Friday, May 31

  • Finish viewing Food, Inc. and discuss Logos, Ethos, Pathos

 

Thursday, May 30 - 8 period day

  • Independent Reading Day! 

 

Wednesday, May 29 

  • View Food, Inc. 

 

Tuesday, May 28 

  • View Food, Inc.  

 

Monday, May 27

  • Memorial Day - No school

 

Friday, May 24

  • Finish Spellbound and discuss Logos, Ethos, Pathos 

 

Wednesday, May 22 & Thursday, May 23 (Final Block Day of the Year)

  • View Spellbound. 

 

Tuesday, May 21

  • Independent reading day! 

 

Monday, May 20

  • Independent reading day! 

 

Friday, May 17

  • Finish viewing Sound and Fury 
  • Discuss Logos/Ethos/Pathos in film - notes around room

 

Wednesday, May 15 & Thursday, May 16

  • Schedule for the rest of the year
  • Independent reading introduction - choose book. http://tinyurl.com/apbookchoice
  • Introduction to Rhetoric of Documentary Film unit 

 

 

Tuesday, May 14

  • Early Release Day
  • Return books - GW, SL and EA
  • CTEERS Survey (from Counseling department)

 

Monday, May 13

  • Test on The Scarlet Letter 

 

Friday, May 10

  • AP Exam - Report to test center by 7:25
  • Come to Room 317 for a light breakfast snack between 7-7:15

 

Wednesday/ May 8 & Thursday May 9

  • 2nd Seminar Discussion of The Scarlet Letter
  • Bring 5 high level questions and annotations in book
  • Discuss "What Makes Us Moral" - Time 
  • Final multiple choice practice (Thoreau) and tips for exam 

 

Tuesday, May 7

  • Tone word of the day #12
  • Rhetorical analysis - look at last few years' questions (JFK, Kelley)

 

Monday, May 6

  • GW Paper due
  • Review schedule for this week
  • Warm up and tone word of the day #11
  • Return DAQ from Friday
  • Look at one more DAQ (belonging)
  • Terms assessment (how to study for Friday)
  • Handout review of structures of organization

 

Friday, May 3

  • DAQ ICE (Gabler)

 

Wednesday, May 1 & Thursday, May 2

  • Tone Word of the day
  • Warm up - term and syntax 
  • Synthesis & Scoring (Locavores)
  • Multiple choice practice (Woolf - A Room of One's Own)

 

Tuesday, April 30

  • Tone word of the day
  • Online peer review guidelines
  • Quiz on "Letter"
  • Correct and review answers to quiz. 
  • Discussion of figurative language you "unpacked" on study guide.  

 

Monday, April 29

  • Schedule for the next 2 weeks
  • Tone word of the day
  • Work time on "Letter from Birmingham..."

 

Friday, April 26

  • DAQ ICE

 

Wednesday, April 24 & Thursday, April 25 BLOCK DAY

  • Warm up: Concrete/Abstract words
  • Tone Word of the Day
  • Socratic Seminar - SL
  • MC Practice (Paine)

 

Tuesday, April 23 (Early Release Day

  • Tone word of the day 
  • Reading/Work Time for SL 

 

Monday, April 22

  • Tone word of the day 
  • Return DAQ (Thomas)
  • Look at 2012 DAQ - brainstorm and discuss possibilities

 

Friday, April 19

  • Tone Word of the day 
  • LC Language Essays Discussion
  • MC Practice (Douglass)

 

Wednesday, April 17 & Thursday, April 18

  • Tone word of the day 
  • Work time for LC Language Essays and Precis
  • ICE DAQ (Thomas)

 

Tuesday, April 16

  • Tone word of the day
  • "Politics and the English Language" Notes and discussion 

 

Monday, April 15

  • Tone word of the day
  • Return ICE (Rodriguez) Reread, rethink, revise!
  • Schedule for the week
  • Language unit readings (for Friday)
  • (Click HERE for an explanation of how to write a precis - you will write three of them...one for each essay you choose for Friday's discussion)

 

Friday, April 12

  • MC Practice and discussion
  • SL reading time
  • * Rough Draft of GW essay due today - Share with teacher on Googledrive.

 

Wednesday, April 10 and Thursday April 11 (Block)

  • Return "Aria" short answer quizzes - complete MC portion with a partner - correct in class.
  • Opening Writing - "languages" you use
  • Discussion - DAQ
  • Rhetorical Analysis ICE (40 mins)

 

Tuesday, April 9

  • Opener - Revisit "The Prison Door" with annotation
  • Comprehension discussion - what can you learn from this activity to help you as you read this book?
  • Distribute GW chapters (from proposal information)
  • Quiz on "Aria" (Questions 1-2 short answer)
  • Turn in Quiz with DEJ

 

Monday, April 8

  • Return GW proposals (from online) with feedback
  • Introduction to SL unit - assignment sheet and distribute books
  • Reading time

 

Friday, March 29 - April 7: SPRING BREAK

 

Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28

  • Quiz on last section of GW
  • Review letter from Steinbeck to agent
  • Discussion of final section of book
  • Introduce GW rhetorical analysis essay assignment (complete online form for proposal)

 

Tuesday, March 26

  • Go over schedule for this week and after break.
  • Return Carson ICE and go over benchmarks

 

Monday, March 25

  • GW Work day

 

Friday, March 22 (Early Release Day - End of the Quarter)

  • MC Practice...confer and correct

 

Wednesday, March 20 & Thursday March 21

  • In Class Essay (Rheotorical Analysis 2004)
  • Reading and work time for GW

 

Tuesday, March 19

  • View clips on Rachel Carson from Bill Moyers special
  • Distribute handout for passages from essay - work in groups to analyze one passage
  • Teach class about rhetorical strategies and their effect for passages

 

Monday, March 18

  • Read Yagoda Chapter and discuss
  • Goal setting - LC essays
  • Schedule for this week

 

Friday, March 15

  • Dear Mrs. Floading... 
  • MC Practice and discussion 

 

Wednesday, March 13 & Thursday, March 14

  • Discuss third section of GoW
  • Return ICE's and discuss

 

Tuesday, March 12

  • Mrs.F out sick...Reading day for GoW

 

Monday, March 11

Reading day for GoW

Friday, March 8

  • No School

 

Thursday, March 7 - Early Release Day (Conferences)

  • GW work day

 

Wednesday, March 6

  • ICE Rhetorical Analysis (Barry)
  • Pick up next week's schedule when you staple rubric to essay

 

Tuesday, March 5

  • Return 3 column chart with highlighted "gold"
  • Write thesis statements in group
  • Distribute 2010 Question and annotate (10 minutes) and discuss

 

Monday, March 4

  • Multiple Choice Practice (Woolf/Moth)
  • 3 column chart with Selzer "Surgeon" essay - collect

 

Thursday, February 28 & Friday, March 1

(Block Days)

  • Reading assessment
  • Theme cards activity
  • Discussion
  • Self Assessment
  • Wrap up and information for next week (distribute Selzer notes)

 

Wednesday, February 27

  • Inclement Weather Day

 

Tuesday, February 26

  • Work day on GW (to pg. 314 for Wednesday/Thursday Block day)

 

Monday, February 25

  • Openers - style examples from TBSL
  • Discuss TBSL as it relates to GW
  • Revision of Synthesis #2 (share focused revision areas)
  • Work time on revision  

 

Friday, February 22

  • MC Practice (word origins)
  • Discuss "The Traveling Bra Salesman's Lesson" as it relates to GW
  • Distribute next week's schedule

 

Wednesday, February 20 & Thursday, February 21 (BLOCK)

  • Synthesis ICE #2 (individuality/conformity)
  • Reading time
  • Writing time
  • Self/Peer assessment
  • Debrief

 

Tuesday, February 19

  • Tech survey
  • Return Synthesis #1 Revision
  • GW Reading time

 

Monday, February 18

  • Junior course selection information
  • Discuss ICE Synthesis packet #2

 

Friday, February 15

  • Distribute next week's schedule CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE
  • Distribute ICE Synthesis packet #2 and study guide (due Monday!)

 

Wednesday, February 13 & Thursday, February 14 (BLOCK)

  • Quiz on Ch. 1-10 of GW
  • Chapter 1 - annotation and AP Style questions
  • Check in work due today (reading reaction and prose devices)
  • Discussion
  • Self Assessment

 

Tuesday, February 12

  • Revision of Synthesis ICE #1 - focused correction areas.
  • Turn in your revision when finished

 

Monday, February 11

  • MC Practice ("Sun City" 10 questions/12 minutes)
  • Reading time for GW

 

Friday, February 8

  • Distribute schedule for next week 
  • Reading time for GW

 

Wednesday, February 6 (Hours 1 & 5)

Thursday February 7  (Hour 2)

  • ICE: Synthesis #1
  • 15 minutes reading time
  • 40 minutes essay writing
  • 20 minutes - self assessment and scoring of 2 other essays
  • 10 minutes - debrief

 

Tuesday, February 5

  • Opening Writing: 5 vs. 8
  • Discussion - Thesis statements and possible sources
  • Tips for Writing the Synthesis Essay CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
  • Opening paragraphs (what to do/what not to do)

 

Monday, February 4

  • ONLINE: Rough Draft of Visual Rhetoric Paper due today...comments will be forthcoming.
  • Chpt. 3 in LC - idea of "conversation" ...p. 68 discuss questions
  • Distribute synthesis packet - writing about your position
  • Chalktalk/Smartalk on positions CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
  • Time to begin homework with study guide (answer questions directly on sources)
  • Read the rest of packet for tomorrow 
  • Tomorrow I will collect preliminary thesis statement and notes on sources - we will begin with an opening writing comparing the 8 to the 5

 

Friday, February 1

  • Schedule for next week
  • Online Visual Rhetoric Essay (next steps)
  • Format paper (header and double space)
  • View sample
  • Works Cited page
  • Introduction to GoW CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
  • Sample Reading Reaction HERE
  • Sample Prose Device Analysis HERE 
  • Distribute books 

 

Wednesday, January 30 (BLOCK DAY HOURS 1 &5)

Thursday, January 31 (BLOCK DAY HOUR 2)

  • Opening writing/assessment (final section of AHF)
  • Discussion of final section of AHF
  • Self-Assessment and collect Paideia sheets

 

Tuesday, January 29

  • Opening writing: quote from yesterday's reading...books vs. films
  • Go over multiple choice questions (Dillard) and track your results. Next week these will go in the gradebook. 
  • Practice OPTIC (Cooper ad)
  • Connect text with image - character of fonts
  • Return Visual Rhetoric Quiz (from EA Ch. 14)
  • Ticket out the door: which of the six classifications of words and pictures appeals to you most from McCloud's "Show and Tell" essay? 

 

Monday, January 28

  • Go over schedule for week and online assignments CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE
  • Review Google Drive - shared documents CLICK HERE FOR NOTES
  • Multiple Choice Practice (15 minutes individual and confer with classmates)
  • We will look at Cooper ad tomorrow
  • H.W. Read "Show and Tell" in LC, pgs 737-750.

 

Friday, January 25

  • Report to Lab
  • Google Drive account logins 
  • Create a shared folder with teacher
  • Create a document to put in folder
  • Open assignment:  http://tinyurl.com/apvisualrhetoric
  • Read the assignment guidelines and rubric
  • Search for images using the links provided
  • Save a visual text you would like to analyze to your document and begin the OPTIC process
  • Feedback on what you share will be provided this weekend! 

 

Thursday, January 24

  • Wrap up "Cloud the issue..." conversation
  • Quiz on EA Chpt 14
  • Analyze and discuss "Reflections" in LC p. 15
  • Report to Lab tomorrow...

 

Wednesday, January 23

  • Introduction to Visual Rhetoric
  • Discuss LC. pgs. 10-11, 49-50 and 857-859
  • Read Chpt 14 in EA for quiz tomorrow

 

Tuesday, January 22

Return final exams - go over and do self-assessment

Overview of 2nd semester CLICK HERE FOR NOTES

Introduction to Visual Rhetoric CLICK HERE FOR NOTES

Schedule for week distributed CLICK HERE FOR A COPY

 

Monday, January 21 - no school for students

 

First Sem FINAL EXAMS:

HOUR 1: WEDNESDAY 1/16  7:30 A.M.

HOUR 2: WEDNESDAY 1/16 9:15 A.M.

HOUR 5: THURSDAY 1/17  9:15 A.M.

 

Tuesday, January 15

  • "Dear Me" letter - writing portfolio review
  • Review for final exam

 

Monday, January 14

  • More information about final exam - format
  • Formative assessment on "Serving in Florida" - turn in

 

Friday, January 11

  • Follow up on yesterday's discussion - complex humanity of Jim's character and POV in Ch. 17-18
  • Discuss "Serving in FL" essay and questions 
  • In class writing 

 

Wednesday, January 9 & Thursday, January 10 BLOCK

  • Turnabout voting!
  • Quiz on 12-31 of AHF
  • Paideia discussion & self assessment

 

 

Tuesday, January 8

  • Opening Writing
  • Go over "Corn Pone Opinions"
  • Formative assessment: Write 2 meaty paragraphs analyzing the rhetorical devices Twain uses to develop his argument about conformity.

 

Monday, January 7

  • Return Friday formative assessment
  • Multiple choice practice: Swift's "Medititations Upon a Broomstick"
  • Introduction to "Corn Pone Opinions" by Twain

 

Friday, January 4

  • Editorial Analysis #6 due 
  • Distribute schedule for next week
  • Multiple choice practice with formative assessment: Twain's "Taming the Bicycle"  - Write one meaty paragraph that explains how Twain crafts the text to show his determination and stamina.
  • Reading/work time on assignments 

 

Thursday, January 3

  • Return formative assessment from yesterday with comments 
  • Reading/work day for AHF

 

Wednesday, January 2

  • Return ICE: Satire
  • View and discuss parody documentary "The Majestic Plastic Bag"
  • Formative assessment: write a paragraph explaining how the conventions of documentary are used in this satire to make a point about pollution.

 

 

Holiday Break

 

Friday, December 21

  •  BLOCK DAY MAKE UP - INCLEMENT WEATHER
  • Hour 2 ICE: Satire
  • Benchmarks and student samples; self assessment 

  

Thursday, December 20 - Inclement Weather Day  

 

Wednesday, December 19 & Thursday, December 20 BLOCK

  • ICE: Satire
  • Benchmarks and student samples; self assessment

 

Tuesday, December 18

  • Read and annotate two short satirical texts
  • Generate a list of rhetorical devices that contribute to tone in each

 

Monday, December 17

  • Submission of TTC Rhetorical Analysis Paper
  • 30 minutes to read classmates' papers, make any last minute changes
  • Finish "Modern Modest Proposals"

 

Friday, December 14

  • Share "Modern Modest Proposals"
  • Self Assessment
  • Schedule for next week

 

Wednesday & Thursday, December 12 & 13 BLOCK

  • Work time on "A Modern Modest Proposal"

 

Tuesday, December 11

  • Quiz on "A Modest Proposal"
  • Correct quiz, go over main arguments in text
  • Introduce assignment: A Modern Modest Proposal

 

Monday, December 10

  • Annotation and discussion of three remaining Onion articles
  • What is being targeted? How do you know? 
  • What techniques are being used?  

 

Friday, December 7

  • Return satire quiz
  • Mark Twain once said "Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to." How could you relate that statement to something you read for today?
  • Read "In Westminster Abbey" out loud
  • What/Who is being targeted in this poem? Why?
  • Read Onion article out loud - What/Who is being targeted here? What are some examples of irony?
  • We will finish discussing the Onion articles on Monday!

 

Wednesday, December 5 & Thursday, December 6

BLOCK DAYS

  • Discussion #1 AHF

 

Tuesday, December 4

  • Assessment Day for Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
  • Senior AP students report to Library for 2nd draft conference on TTC paper

 

Monday, December 3

  • Distribute schedule for week
  • Work day on AHF

 

Friday, November 30

  • Satire Quiz
  • Discuss "Shooting an Elephant"
  • Distribute Onion articles packet

 

Wednesday, November 28 & Thursday, November 29

  • Writer's Workshop - TTC Rough Draft
  • Reading and work time

 

Tuesday, November 27

  • 2nd Quarter Reading assignment: AHF
  • Materials distributed and reading time

 

Monday, November 26

 

Wednesday, November 21 - Friday, November 23

  • Thanksgiving Break

 

Tuesday, November 20

  • Return DAQ #2
  • Go over "Before and After" Revisions

 

Monday, November 19

  • Return DEJ #4
  • Distribute rubric and rough draft instructions for TTC Rhetorical Analysis
  • Mini-Conferences on Half Draft

 

Friday, November 16

  • Report to West Lab (Hours 1 &2) or Room 423 (Hour 5)
  • TTC Creative Writing Assignment
  • Turn in at end of the hour 
  • Work on Half Draft of TTC paper for Monday 

 

Wednesday, November 14 & Thursday, November 15

BLOCK DAY

  • Opening Writing: Titles
  • Seminar Discussion - final section of TTC
  • Turn in DEJ
  • Return Proposals - work time on Half Draft

 

Tuesday, November 13

Monday, November 12 (Shortened hour - Veteran's Day Assembly)

  • New Schedule distributed 
  • DAQ #2 Revision Activity

 

BLOCK SCHEDULE - Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9

  • DAQ #2 (Schopenhauer 2006)
  • Self Assessment with benchmarks

 

Wednesday, November 7 (shortened schedule - early release end of quarter)

  • Final DAQ prep...go over claims and evidence.

 

Tuesday, November 6 (shortened schedule - WKCE late start)

 

Monday, November 5 (shortened schedule - WKCE late start)

  • Distribute schedule and study guide
  • Work time on Emerson, Education pgs. 102-108 (with study guide)
  • Turn in DAQ #2 prewriting at end of hour
  • H.W. Study guide for Emerson due tomorrow (both sides)

 

Friday, November 2

  • Return Fallacies quiz and make corrections
  • Review Fallacies CLICK HERE FOR PRESENTATION NOTES
  • Identify claims on DAQ #2 (Schopenhauer)
  • H.W. Ideas for evidence to defend/attack/qualify a claim?

 

BLOCK - Wednesday, October 31 & Thursday, November 1

  • Opening Activity: Interview a Character
  • Distribute interview question for TOB
  • Share Interviews
  • Discussion Seminar #3 - TTC
  • Turn in self assessment and DEJ at end of the hour

 

Tuesday, October 30

  • Work day

 

Monday, October 29

  • Quiz on Chapter 17 from EA: Fallacies
  • Pick up "Against School" handout and DAQ #2 (read and annotate both for Friday)

 

Friday, October 26

  • No School

 

BLOCK Wednesday, October 24 & Thursday, October 25

  • Distribute schedule for next week: CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE 
  • Cafe Discussion: "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read"
  • Socratic Seminar: To what extent do our schools serve the goals of a true education?
  • Self Assessment of discussion

 

Tuesday, October 23

  • Collect Exercises #1 & #5 from LC (formative assessment)
  • Present findings from "Talking with the Text" activity
  • Introduction to Socratic Seminars CLICK HERE FOR HANDOUT
  • H.W. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Cannot Read" pgs. 89-99 in LC
  • Reflection on question in preparation for Socratic Seminar

 

Monday, October 22

  • Correct Multiple Choice Practice #2 (Mencken)
  • Return DAQ #1 (Revision encouraged - take the time to write an 8 or 9)
  • Revisions due November 5
  • "Talking with the Text" activity with Sherman Alexie's essay "Superman and Me"
  • Be ready to present your paragraphs in class tomorrow.
  • H.W. Exercises #1 & #5 in LC pgs. 893-897 (this will be collected)

 

Friday, October 19

  • Editorial Analyis #3 due today - turn in with rubric 
  • Distribute schedule for next week CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE and multiple choice practice #2
  • Finish multiple choice practice #2 for Monday and Read "Superman and Me" pgs. 110-112 (with questions in book)

 

Wednesday/Thursday October 17-18: BLOCK

  • Opening Writing - tell a story
  • Tell the story to someone nearby
  • When is a story not true anymore? Connect to metafiction.
  • Seminar Discussion - TTC #2
  • Turn in self-assessment, DEJ and rubric
  • Return editorial analysis #2 and share comments

 

Tuesday, October 16

  • Return Passage Analysis
  • Review Revision Policy for AP Language
  • Work time on TTC

 

Monday, October 15

  • Opening Writing: Would you have thrived in the Japanese education system? Why or why not? Use your annotations to provide specific evidence.
  • What is College Level Writing?
  • Discuss "School" by Kyoko Mori - jigsaw questions in small groups and report to class

 

 

Friday, October 12

  • Work day on TTC or "School" by Kyoko Mori pgs. 130-140 (Questions that follow in notebook)
  • Bring textbook on Monday

 

Wednesday/Thursday BLOCK October 11-12

  • Report to Library West Lab for writing of DAQ question
  • Return to classroom - view benchmarks for 4-6-8
  • Score yourself, justify score
  • Discuss benchmarks and process

 

Tuesday, October 9 (shortened hours - Early Release Day)

  • 2009 DAQ Question - assign response (go over expectations for tomorrow)
  • Tips for writing openings to DAQ Questions
  • Timeline and expectations (go over rubric)

 

Monday, October 8

  • Turn in Editorial Analysis #2 if given extension to finish.
  • Discuss "Best in Class" using Save the Last Word for Me discussion strategy.

 

Friday, October 5

  • Collect Editorial Analysis #2
  • Distribute and go over schedule for next week.
  • CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE.
  • Work time on reading homework for Monday: "Best in Class" pgs. 113-122 (Questions on p. 122)

 

Wednesday, October 3/Thursday, October 4

BLOCK DAYS

  • Descriptive writing - what are you carrying?
  • Introduction to Metafiction 
  • TTC Discussion (first five stories)
  • Discussion self-assessment

 

Tuesday, October 2

  • Warm Up: Compound-Complex sentences
  • Expectations for discussion (next class) CLICK HERE FOR DISCUSSION RUBRIC
  • Check in Editorial #2 (just the editorial)
  • Distribute planning sheet for editorial analysis #2 (due Friday!)
  • Work time on editorial analysis OR TTC for the rest of the hour.

 

Monday, October 1

  • Turn in Passage Analysis if you you asked for an extension.
  • Review schedule for week (CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE)
  • Return Editorial Analysis #1
  • Go over areas for improvement (CLICK HERE FOR FEEDBACK)
  • Distribute "Tone Words" sheet and "Improving Your Style"
  • Confer with classmates on Multiple Choice Practice #1 (Didion)
  • Go over answers to MC Practice #1 - chart your score on sheet and turn in  (a reminder that these are tracked as formative assessments (practice) in Powerschool, but will not impact your final grade in the course.)

 

Friday, September 28 (Homecoming Friday!)

  • Collect Passage Analysis - self assessment
  • Review expectations for next Wednesday, Oct. 3
  • Reading and work time for TTC (Pages 1-64 due Wed. Oct. 3 with DEJ - 5 entries per story)

 

Thursday, September 27

BLOCK DAY - ONLY HOUR 2 MEETS

  • See schedule for Wednesday

 

Wednesday, September 26

BLOCK DAY - ONLY HOURS 1 AND 5 MEET

  • Examine 2009 DAQ Question (Horace quotation)
  • Annotate prompt and brainstorm evidence
  • EA Book- Read over Ch. 13 ("Style in Arguments") p. 417 AND Ch. 16 ("What Counts as Evidence") p. 493 
  • Distribute multiple choice practice #1 (Didion) * Bring this to class on Monday with answers circled, identify questions that you struggled with on this passage.
  • Work time in computer lab for passage analysis (due Friday)

 

Tuesday, September 25

  • Return passages with annotations
  • Go over inductive method (specific -> general)
  • Create a "Why" Chart - note devices you found and their effect to plan your passage analysis
  • Determine what the writer's purpose is, and how their language choices help to achieve that purpose
  • Work time in class/conference with teacher

 

Monday, September 24

  • OWA: AP test experience and questions you have
  • Turn in passage with annotations (will be returned tomorrow with feedback) 
  • Tour of AP Exam CLICK HERE FOR NOTES

 

Friday, September 21

  • Collect Editorial Analysis #1 (include planning sheet/precis and works cited page)
  • Distribute Independent Reading Assignment #1: The Things They Carried  
  • Click HERE for TTC assignment sheet 

 

Thursday, September 20 (BLOCK DAY - HOUR 2 ONLY)

  • Same schedule as Wednesday.

 

Wednesday, September 19 (BLOCK DAY - HOURS 1, 5 ONLY)

  • Terms Assessment
  • Return Formative Assesment #1 and Editorial Analysis Planning Sheet
  • Work time on Editorial Analysis (final draft due Friday)

 

Tuesday, September 18 (Early Release Day - shortened periods)

  • Assign Passage Analysis
  • Study for Terms Assessment tomorrow!

 

Monday, September 17

  • Opening writing activity: formative assessment
  • Check in flash cards
  • Notes on Logos/Ethos/Pathos (CLICK HERE FOR NOTES)
  • Begin discussing Chapter 2 in LC (CLICK HERE FOR NOTES)
  • Collect editorial analysis PLANNING SHEET and RHETORICAL PRECIS
  • H.W. Study your flashcards - terms assessment is on your block day (Wed for Hours 1,5 & Thurs for Hour 2)

 

 

Friday, September 14

  • Go over schedule for next week CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE
  • Distribute Editorial Analysis assignment and planning sheet
  • Distribute rhetorical precis assignment and sample
  • Distribute rhetorical/stylistic terms list (highlight ones you know now - make flashcards this weekend)
  • Discuss pgs. 6-9 in LC - "We Can Afford to Give Parents a Break" and Logos/Ethos/Pathos
  • Which was the strongest appeal and why? Which was the weakest and why?
  • H.W. for Monday: planning sheet, precis and flash cards

 

Thursday, September 13 (Block Day: Hour 2 only)

  • Same schedule as Wednesday.

 

Wednesday, September 12 (Block Day: Hours 1 & 5 only)

  • Homecoming Voting
  • Finish notes on Syntax
  • Violations for Effect (fragments and run ons)
  • Notes on Diction
  • Practice with style passages - jigsaw
  • Hand back editorials
  • H.W. for Friday: Read "We can afford to give parents a break" LC pgs. 6-8 and Chapters 2-4 in Everything's an Argument (pgs. 38-92) Take notes and/or annotate.

 

Tuesday, September 11

  • OWA: Reflect on your 6-Word Memoir
  • Gallery Walk
  • Continue Syntax notes
  • Distribute Everything's an Argument books and study outline (H.W. for Friday: Read and take notes on Chapters 2-4)

 

Monday, September 10

 

Friday, September 7

  • Return passages, letters
  • Class portfolios/name tents
  • Book discussion: summer reading ("Save the Last Word for Me")

 

Thursday, September 6

  • Vocabulary Icebreaker
  • Website Overview - Bookmark the page and note where to find classroom agenda.
  • Annotation Palette (Choose 3-5 that you will use)
  • Cornell Notes overview
  • Start the textbook "tour"

 

Wednesday, September 5

  • Attendance/Roll Call
  • Distribute rubrics and collect summer assignments
  • Syllabus overview and contract (due Friday)
  • Dear Mrs. Floading letter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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