Sunday, November 29, 2009

Weekly Agenda 11/30-12/4

MON
Review Victorian Packet questions
Write 3 sentences characterizing Mr. Utterson
-read and compare with neighbor
--is he a reliable narrator?
J&H mask assignment
-student examples
-due Thursday
Review Chapter 2
HW Read Chapter 5 for Thursday and 3Qs

TUES
Review Chapters 3&4
-looking at Stevenson's sentence structure
Chapter Map update

WED
SSR
Journal # 12
HW Read Chapter 6 & 7 and 3qs per

THURS
Self grade and turn in Journal
Gallery Walk and response
Literary Terms related to Jekyll and Hyde
Review Chapter 5
HW Read Chapter 8 and 3qs

FRI
Review Chapters 5, 6, & 7
Assign groups for Paragraph and Quick Draw
Assignment
-groups
-identifying motifs
HW Finish text and 3Qs pers

NEXT WEEK
Group Meeting on Chapter Paragraph
-finalize and take home to type
-paragraph requirement checklist
--Did you? use 4-6 transition or introductory clauses or phrases?
Review Chapters 8,9, and 10
-Collect HW sheet
Quick Draw session
-presentation
J&H Study guide and book test
HW

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Weekly Agenda 11/23-11/25 Thanksgiving Weekend!

MON
Review Chapters 1 & 2
-address unknown words, allusions, etc.
Notes
-Stevenson Bio
-the times
Pd 6 -distribute books
HW Allusions and Literary Terms worksheet
1984 Process Essay due to turnitin.com by 10pm

TUES
Review Allusions and Literary Terms
-how do allusions create a relationship between reader and author?
-add to Lit terms rings
Characterization
Victorian Times Article and Q's due MONDAY
HW Read Jekyll and Hyde (J&H) Chapters 3 & 4 and write a set of 3Qs per for Monday.

WED
SSR
Journal #11
HW for next week!!!
-make sure Victorian Times article and questions are complete
-you have read chapters 3 & 4
-You have maintained notes for Chapter Map

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Weekly Agenda 11/16-11/20

MON
The 3rd Draft!!
-peer edit
-teacher conferences
Finish Movie
-debrief, Movie Review due WED.
HW Final 1984 Essay due NOV 23rd to turnitin.com (note: your grade will be held hostage until you upload it to turnitin, and please bring a hard copy on Tuesday)
6th -We''ll extend teacher conferences, and complete Tuesday's Agenda

TUES
Finish Movie
More editing

WED
What new book are you reading (or do you need?)
Journal Entry #10

THURS
1984 Essays
-read around share

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Cornell Notes:
Stevenson Bio
-footnotes on the text
Story Map
-drawing the text
HW Read Chapter 1 and write 3Qs, AND create a list of terms and ideas you don't know.

FRI

Story Map
-class work
Begin Homework
HW Read Chapter 2 and write 3-level questions
for MONDAY

Monday, November 9, 2009

Weekly Agenda 11/9-11/13

This week we will dedicate most of our time to process writing the 1984 essay. Instead of a daily agenda, here is a list of steps we will take:
-brainstorming/freewrite on prompts
-narrowing down and articulating a thesis
-1st draft, peer feedback
-2nd draft, typed, feedback and editing
-3rd draft, typed, read-around edit session, teacher feedback
-final draft due Nov 23 by 10pm to turnitin.com

I will assign reading in Jekyll and Hyde next week. Equilibrium movie review due Wednesday.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Weekly Agenda 11/2-11/6

MON
1984 Book 2 'Goldstein's Book' Quiz
Review Book 3, Chapters 3&4
HW FINISH Reading!! (if you haven't already)

TUES
Review Ending
-homework questions due
Return C&C Essays
-transitions (handout)
Meet with Book Report Partners
-due date Nov 9th by 10PM to turnitin.com
HW Write Sample Summary for Thursday

WED
SSR
Journal #9

THURS
Review/Peer Edit Summary
The analytical paragraph
-transitions
-embedding
-accessing different thesis
Pair Work
HW Write Analytical Paragraph

FRI
Review/Peer Edit Analytical
The Conclusion
-thought-provoking
-summary and restatement
Pair Work
HW Book Report due Monday by 10PM, hard copy Tuesday