Monday, November 24, 2014

December Assignments


Dec. 1st - 5th


Monday
Unit: Victorian Period
Objective(s): 
*Identify the historical and literary characteristics and major literary selections of the Victorian Period and of Charles Dickens.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Historical Connections Video 
--Charles Dickens Biography

Tuesday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):  
*Examine a novel from the Victorian Period. 
*Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. 
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*Charles Dickens Biography
*View Tale of Two Cities
*Continue to work on Author Projects
--Sources and Notes Due


Wednesday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):  
*Examine a novel from the Victorian Period.
 *Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. 
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*View Tale of Two Cities
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Thursday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):  
*Examine a novel from the Victorian Period. 
*Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. 
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*View Tale of Two Cities
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Friday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):
*  Examine a novel from the Victorian Period. 
*Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. 
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*View Tale of Two Cities
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Dec. 8th - 12th 


Monday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):
* Examine a novel from the Victorian Period.
*Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel.
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*View Tale of Two Cities & Complete Questions
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Tuesday
Unit: Victorian Literature:  Charles Dickens and A Tale of Two Cities
Objective(s):
* Examine a novel from the Victorian Period.
*Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel.
*Create documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standards: 12.1.6, 12.2, 12.3
Activities
*Tale of Two Cities Viewing Guide Due & Quiz
*Finalize Author Projects (Due at the beginning of class Wednesday)

Wednesday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s):
*Present a documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standard(s): 12.3
Activities
*Author Movies Due – View and Complete Note Sheets

Thursday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s):
*Present a documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standard(s): 12.3
Activities
*Author Movies  – View and Complete Note Sheets

Friday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s):
*Present a documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standard(s): 12.3
Activities
*Author Movies – View and Complete Note Sheets

December 13th - 19th 


Monday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s):
 *Present a documentary detailing the life and work and assigned author.
*Dramatically read and explain a literature written by the assigned author.
State Standard(s): 12.3
Activities
*Author Movies – View and Complete Note Sheets

Tuesday
Unit: Semester Test Review
Objective(s): To organize and highlight important authors, works, genres, literary elements, themes, characters, and historical elements of the various time periods.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Semester Review

Wednesday
Unit:
Unit: Semester Test Review
Objective(s): To organize and highlight important authors, works, genres, literary elements, themes, characters, and historical elements of the various time periods.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Semester Review

Thursday
Unit: Semester Test
Objective(s): To identify important authors, works, genres, literary elements, themes, characters, and historical elements of the various time periods.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Semester Test

Friday
*Advice Slides
*Garrison Keillor Audio

Saturday, November 1, 2014

November Assignments


November 17th - 21st


Monday
Unit: Enlightenment and Restoration/ Romantic Period
Objective(s): *Explain the historical context of the Restoration and the 18th Century
*Identify, analyze, and interpret satire. *Identify and analyze an author’s purpose **Identify the historical and literary characteristics and major literary selections of the Romantic Period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
--Discussion
 --Quiz
*Romantic Historical Connections Video & Notes Overview
Tuesday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s): *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author in order to create a presentation.
State Standard(s): 12.2, 12.4
Activities
*Assign Author Project
--Show Sample & Black Board Descriptions
--Due December 10th, 2014

Wednesday
Unit: Romantic/Victorian/Modern Poets Project
Objective(s): *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author in order to create a presentation.
State Standard(s): 12.2, 12.4
Activities
*Late Start
*Author Project Notes
Thursday
Unit: Romantic Writers: Jane Austen and Sense and Sensibility
Objective(s):  Examine a novel of sentiment form the Romantic Period. Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author.
State Standard(s):  12.1.6, 12.4
Activities
*Review Romantic & Victorian Time Periods 
-Novels of Sentiment and Jane Austen
--Read novel openings and discuss themes and background
--View Sense and Sensibility
*Continue to work on Author Projects
Friday
Unit: Romantic Writers: Jane Austen and Sense and Sensibility
Objective(s):  Examine a novel of sentiment from the Romantic Period. Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author.
State Standard(s):  12.1.6, 12.4
Activities
--View Sense and Sensibility
*Continue to work on Author Projects



November 24th - 26th


Monday
Unit: Romantic Writers: Jane Austen and Sense and Sensibility
Objective(s):  Examine a novel of sentiment form the Romantic Period. Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author.
State Standard(s):  12.1.6, 12.4
Activities
*View Sense and Sensibility
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Tuesday
Unit: Romantic Writers: Jane Austen and Sense and Sensibility
Objective(s):  Examine a novel of sentiment form the Romantic Period. Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author.
State Standard(s):  12.1.6, 12.4
Activities
*View Sense and Sensibility
*Continue to work on Author Projects

Wednesday
Unit: Romantic Writers: Jane Austen and Sense and Sensibility
Objective(s):  Examine a novel of sentiment form the Romantic Period. Identify themes and characters from a video depicting the novel. *Research and analyze the life and poetry of an assigned author.
State Standard(s):  12.1.6, 12.4
Activities
*Sense and Sensibility
-Quiz
*Author Project – Sources & Notes Due Dec. 2nd 


November 10th - 14th


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): 
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy
*To identify key quotes from the play 
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices
* To write a literary analysis using MLA structure
State Standard: 12.1.6, 12.2
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--Finish Act V Video
-- Hamlet Discussion/Review
--Work on Essays

Tuesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): 
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy
*To identify key quotes from the play
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Review
*Work on Essays

Wednesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s): 
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy
*To identify key quotes from the play
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
-- Reading Guides Due
-- Test
*Work on Essays

Thursday
Unit: Enlightenment and Restoration
Objective(s): 
*Understand the historical context of the Restoration and the 18th Century
*Identify, analyze, and interpret satire
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
--Hamlet Essays Due
--Restoration and the 18th Century Background 
– Historical Connections and Overview Notes
--Assign Practice Work

Friday
Unit: Enlightenment and Restoration
Objective(s): 
*Understand the historical context of the Restoration and the 18th Century
*Identify, analyze, and interpret satire
 *Identify and analyze an author’s purpose
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
--Background on Jonathan Swift
--Listen to “A Modest Proposal”
& Answer Questions


November 3rd - 7th


Monday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s):
 *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To identify key quotes from the play. 
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices. (Irony)
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Act III Sc. 1 & 2
Assign – Read Act III Sc. 3 & 4 and Complete guide

Tuesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s):
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To identify key quotes from the play.
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices. (Tragic Flaw and Turning Point)
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--Review Act III & Plot Structure 
--View Act IV Scenes 1-4
--Assignment – Read Act IV Scenes 5-7 & Complete guide

Wednesday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s):
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To identify key quotes from the play. 
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices. (Foils)
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--Essay Review 
--Read Act IV Scene 5 
-View Act IV Sc. 6-7 
Assignment – Review for the quiz & plan your essay

Thursday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s):
*Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To identify key quotes from the play. 
*To identify the characters, plot elements, and literary devices. (Comic Relief)
State Standard: 12.1.6
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
-- Act III & IV Quiz
-- View Act V Scene one 
-- Read Act V Scene one 
--Discussion 
Assignment – Plan your essay

Friday
Unit: Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
Objective(s):
 *Demonstrate comprehension of a Shakespearean Tragedy.
*To identify key quotes from the play. 
*To identify the fall of the tragic hero in the falling action and resolution.
* To write a literary analysis using MLA structure.
State Standard: 12.1.6, 12.2
Activities
*Shakespearean Drama:  Hamlet
--View Act V
Assignment - Work on Essays (Due Nov. 13th)