April 16 – 20, 2018

Embedded Assessment 1 Due Friday

We will also have a Binder Check this week:

Unit 3 Vocabulary, Parts of Speech Notes, Novel Vocabulary, MLA Format Notes, Annotated Bibliography Notes, Words as other parts of Speech (bottom 10), Unpacking Embedded Assessment 1, Essential Questions p. 220, etc., 3rd & 4th blocks – Ozymandias Handouts,

Monday

Notes on MLA Format

Tuesday

Practice MLA Format

Notes on Annotated Bibliography

Wednesday

Draft Presentation

SOAPSTONE novels

Thursday

Evaluate Sources

Friday

Present Embedded Assessment 1

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March 12-16, 2018

Extra Credit Extension: Have you seen argument in art somewhere? Write 2 paragraphs discussing how an artist has presented a complete argument in art. Evaluate how well you think the artist executed each part of the argument. Present to the class before Friday.

Monday

Review Imagery

Gibran’s “On Eating and Drinking”

Tuesday

Review Anaphora

Gibran’s “On Good and Evil”

 

Wednesday & Thursday

Paint and Postulate – Illustrate arguments

Friday

Present Arguments in Art

March 5 – 9, 2018

Advanced Extension: Book Talk Wednesday. Be prepared to discuss your (auto)biography and respond to your peers.

Monday

Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Art in Argument

Who is Kahlil Gibran?

Tuesday

Logical Evidence, Anecdotal Evidence, Empirical Evidence

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

Wednesday

Elements of an Argument

Book Talk

Thursday

Anaphora

Fallacy in Argument

Friday

Unit 2 Quiz 1

February 26 – March 2, 2018

Monday

Figurative Language Review (front and back)

Imagery Review Handout

Living on a Dollar Questions (Pt. 1)

Tuesday

African American History Month Everyday Edit

Living on a Dollar Questions (Part 2)

Latin Root Words and Suffixes (Finish for Hwk)

Wednesday

“Kaffir Boy” – Mark Mathabane

Dialogue Tags

Thursday

“Pick One” – David Matthews

Phrases vs. Clauses

Friday

Quiz 1

Kahlil Gibran Biography

February 12-16, 2018

Accelerated Assignment for February: Read the biography or autobiography of someone who inspires you. Play close attention to their perspective on life and cultures. Be prepared to Biography Questions at our Book Talk.

Monday

Finish Unit 1 Summative Assessment

Unit 2 Vocabulary: Define all words –  anecdotal evidence, clause, empirical evidence, evidence, fallacy, logical evidence, anaphora, memoir, persona, phrase

Tuesday

Unpack Embedded Assessment 2.1

Your assignment is to write a narrative about an incident, either real or imagined, that conveys a cultural perspective. Throughout this unit, you have studied narratives in multiple genres, and you have explored a variety of cultural perspectives. You will now select the genre you feel is most appropriate to convey a real or fictional experience that includes one or more elements of culture.

“Where I’m From” – George Ella Lyon

Imagery & Anaphora

Wednesday

“Funny in Farsi” –

Thursday

“Living on a Dollar a Day”

Friday

“Living on a Dollar a Day”

January 29 – February 2

Unit 1 Test on February 9:

Cultural Identity, “Two Kinds”, Vocabulary, Phrases, Clauses, and Parallel Structure, Theme, Tone, etc…

 

Monday

Review Parallel Structure

Unpack Embedded Assessment 2

Phrases Vs. Clauses

Tuesday

Thematic statements

By Any Other Name” – Santha Rama Rau

Wednesday

Finish reading “By Any Other Name”

Binder Check: Syllabus, Vocabulary, Features of  A Culture, Prepositions Handouts 1 & 2, Theme Notes, Cultural Identity Annotations (Summary/Details), Two Kinds Annotations, Parallel Structure Notes…

Thursday

Where Worlds Collide” – Pico Iyer

Allusions vs. Archetypes

Text Structure

Friday

Embedded Assessment 2

January 16-19, 2018

Monday

Observe  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No School)

Tuesday

All Classes will take the common assessment.

Embedded Assessment 1 for Unit 1 – Hero/Cowardice Letter is due.

Wednesday

“The Danger of a Single Story” – Chimimanda Adichie

2nd –  Find the details of “What is Cultural Identity? Read Ethnic Hash.

3rd & 4th – Begin “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan; discuss The Joy Luck Club

Thursday

Discuss Common Assessment Results; plan for the semester

2nd – “Two Kinds”

3rd & 4th – Finish “Two Kinds”

The Life & Art of Frida Kahlo & Jean-Michel Basquiat

Friday

Quiz on Reading and Grammar