Thursday, January 28, 2016

February Assignments


Feb. 8th -12th


Monday
Unit: Medieval Unit: To analyze the characteristics of medieval romance literature and ballads.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Objective(s):
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Canterbury Tales Paragraphs Due
*“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight” Discussion
*Ballads
--View Power Point on Structure
--Read 212-222 – "Barbara Allen"
and “Get up and Bar the Door”
& Notebook Questions

Tuesday
Unit: Medieval Unit
Objective(s): To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Medieval Period
--CCC Questions
-- Notebooks Due in Drop Box
--Review

Wednesday
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): *To understand the historical context and cultural influences of the Renaissance.
* To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*Medieval Test
*Renaissance Power and Poetry
--Assign Background Reading pp. 287-297 and Notebook Questions
Thursday
NO SCHOOL
Friday          
Unit:  Renaissance Power and Poetry
Objective(s): *To understand the historical context and cultural influences of the Renaissance.
*To define grade level vocabulary words
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activity
*Vocabulary Lesson 5
--Review & Quiz
*Renaissance Background
--CCC Questions
--Historical Connection Video
--Notes & Discussion
--Reflection


Feb. 1st - 5th


Monday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s):
*To identify the characters and irony in The Canterbury Tales.
* To identify the characteristics and themes of medieval frame stories. 
*To draw conclusions through literary analysis and then formulate a thesis statement supported by textual examples and explanations in a literary essay.
*To define grade level vocabulary words.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6, 12.2
Activities
*Vocabulary Lesson 5
*CCC Questions
*Canterbury Tales Power Point
-- Overview of other tales – 24 of 120 planned were finished
-- “Wife of Bath” Discussion 
--Assign Literary Analysis Essay
--Review Thesis Statements and Incorporating Textual Evidence
*Reflection

Tuesday
Snow Day
Wednesday
Snow Day
Thursday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To analyze the characteristics of medieval romance literature.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities:
*CCC Questions – Quiz Review
*Canterbury Tales
--Quiz
--Assign “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”
pp. 226-240 and complete the questions

Friday
Unit: Medieval Unit
Objective(s): To analyze the characteristics of medieval romance literature and ballads.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
*CCC Questions
*“Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”
pp. 226-240 and complete the questions
*Finalize Literary Analysis Essays

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

January Assignments


January 25th - 29th


Monday
Unit: Medieval Unit
Objective(s): *To examine the historical context of the Medieval period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
1. Vocabulary Lesson Three
2. Medieval Period
--CCC Questions
--Background Discussion/Review with marker boards
--Reflection

Tuesday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the important terms and people from the Medieval time period.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
Medieval Period
--Medieval Background Quiz
--CCC Questions
--Canterbury Tales Introduction & Prologue – Complete Character Chart
--Reflection

Wednesday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the important terms and people from the Medieval time period.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
Medieval Period
*Canterbury Tales Prologue
--CCC Questions
– Complete Character Chart
--Character Discussion
--Reflection

Thursday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the important terms and people from the Medieval time period.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
Medieval Period
--CCC Questions
--Canterbury Tales Prologue Quiz
--Canterbury Tales – “The Pardoner’s Tale”
-- Read “The Pardoner’s Tale” & Notebook Questions
--Reflection
Friday
Unit: Medieval Unit: The Canterbury Tales
Objective(s): To identify the important terms and people from the Medieval time period.
* To analyze the characteristics of medieval frame stories. 
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities
Medieval Period
--CCC Questions
--Canterbury Tales – “The Pardoner’s Tale”
-- “The Pardoner’s Tale – Quiz
--Read “The Wife of Bath” & Complete Notebook Questions
--Reflection


January 18th - 22nd


Monday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Period
Objective(s): Students will read the epic poem Beowulf.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activity
1.  Vocabulary Lesson Two 
2.  Read Beowulf pages 46-66 & Complete questions  

Tuesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: Beowulf
Objective(s): 
*To formulate thesis statements for literary essays and incorporate textual evidence to support the thesis.
*To examine the elements of the heroic journey and the epic genre.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6/12.2
Activities
1.  Read Beowulf pages 46-66 & Complete questions  
2.  Examine Epic Elements and the Heroic Journey

Wednesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
1.  Anglo-Saxon Review
2.  Write Literary Analysis Paragraphs

Thursday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): To identify the historical background of the time periods and the literary genres and important texts, as well as the literary characters and elements present in them.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6
Activities
1.  Anglo-Saxon Guide Due
2.  Anglo-Saxon Test
3.  Literary Analysis Paragraphs Due Friday

Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Unit: Beowulf
Objective(s): To demonstrate an understanding of the literary elements in Beowulf.
*To examine the historical context of the Medieval period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6

Activities:
*Vocabualry Quiz
*Medieval Period
--Historical Connections Video
--Assign 24-29 & Questions


January 6-8th


Tuesday
Unit:  Introduction to Course
Students will identify the cultural relevance of literature.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6/ 12.2
Activities –
1. Welcome students to class -
2.  Overview of class goals and content 
--Twelve Stories Writing Assignment (Due Friday)

Wednesday
Unit: Introduction to Course
Objective(s): Students will examine how to approach British literary selections.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6/ 12.2
Activities -
1. Opener – Twelve Story Teacher Share
2. Discuss Literary Periods  (Quiz Friday)
3. Discuss Literary Theory 
4.  Bring two stories to share with the class tomorrow.

Thursday
Unit: Introduction to Course
Objective(s): Students will examine their reading rate and share the relevant stories in their lives.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6/ 12.3.1
Activities –
1.  Timeline Review
2.  Share two stories from the twelve stories essay with the class.
3.  Finish 12 Stories Task
Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): Students will examine the history of the time period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6h
Activities
1.  Opener - TimeLine Review
2.  Time Line Quiz
3.  Anglo-Saxon Introduction
--Anglo-Saxon Historical Connection Video
Assignment – Read pages 19-23 and answer the questions
4.  Twelve Stories Due

January 11th - 15th
Monday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
 Objective(s): Students will examine the history of the time period.
*Students will define grade level words.

State Standard(s): 12.1.6h
Activities
1.  Opener – What keyword sums up this time period? Choose one word as a table group.
2.  Anglo-Saxon Historical Period Discussion/Review
Assignment – Anglo-Saxon Background Quiz on Tuesday
3.  Assign –Vocabulary Lesson One (Quiz on Friday)
  

Tuesday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): Students will examine the history and genres of the time period.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6h
Activities
1.  Anglo-Saxon Background Quiz
2.  Epic literature – pages 34-35
3.  Iliad Summary

Wednesday       
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): Students will examine the background and language of the epic poem Beowulf.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6h
Activities
1.  Beowulf 
-- Background Power Point and Discussion
-- Old English video
-- Assignment – Read Beowulf pages 38-45 & Complete Notebook Questions (listen aloud in class)
2.  Review Vocabulary Words
Thursday
NO SCHOOL
Friday
Unit: Anglo-Saxon
Objective(s): 
*Students will examine the the structure of a literary essay.
*Students will define grade level words.
State Standard(s): 12.1.6h
Activities
1.  Literary Analysis Essay Writing
2.  Finish reading Beowulf pages 38-45 & Complete Notebook Questions 
3.  Vocabulary Quiz