Friday, March 19, 2010

Weekly Agenda Mar 22-26

MON
Review long definition of Existentialism
-reciprocal teaching handouts due
Chapter 2 Picture Summary due
-review 3Qs and quotations and vocabulary
-record new symbols and recurring symbols
HW Read Metamorphosis CH 3 and Picture Summary for Thursday

TUES
Review, Organize and Add to portfolio
-table of contents
Kafka Doodles Interpretation
HW Letter to His Father Handout due Wednesday

WED
Review Letter Assignment
SSR (Supplementary Materials)
Journal Entry #6

THURS
Review Chapter 3
-Symbols
-3Qs
-Vocabulary
Essay Prompts
-Freewrite ideas
-gather evidence
Sartre Cookbook just for fun!
3-D representation of existentialism project -DUE MONDAY APRIL 12th
HW Choose 5 symbols to connect to larger themes in the book. Be prepared to share.

FRI
Review symbols
-s/m/t quiz (and connect to essay prompts)
Reading through critical lenses:
-explanatory notes
-critic's essays/commentary
Return Independent Book Report
-review transitions, format, paragraphing, word choice, syntax, etc.
Pair Share analysis
HW DUE MONDAY APRIL 12th
-3D Project
-complete typed draft of Metamorphosis Essay:
--Introduction and Thesis; 3-5 body paragraphs with embedded evidence (conclusion is not necessary)
AND please, please acquire RHINOCEROS

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For office use only:
  • group poster
  • gallery walk
  • Rhinoceros t-graph, Acts 1-3
  • Theater of the Absurd
  • syllogism
  • absurdity and existentialism
  • Group original play combining The Metamorphosis and Rhinoceros
  • presentations
  • teacher conferences for process essay
  • peer read around and edit
  • DUE Friday April 16 to turnitin.com

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Weekly Agenda Mar 15-19

MON
Collect Hard Copies of Book Reports
The Metamorphosis
Franz Kafka Biography
-foldables
NO HW

TUES/WED CAHSEE TESTING -BLOCK SCHEDULE
Descartes " I think, therefore I am" Freewrite
-short definition existentialism
-apply to a high school setting
Vocabulary (no link)
HW (for each chapter)
Chapter Picture
Write 3Qs, 1 quotation (s) that matches your picture(s).

THURS
Review 3Qs class discussion
-glancing at the explanatory notes, p 63
-Foldables: Chapter 1 symbols list
HW Read Chapter 2 and 3Qs, 1 vocabulary word with definition and picture summary for MONDAY


FRI
Vocabulary Review
Review long definition -Existentialism
-reciprocal reading
-pair share
HW Literary Terms: write a creative way to understand the term

NEXT
SSR: Life and Times Criticism
Double-Entry #6
Characterization
Chapter 3
Reading Quiz
S/M/T chart
doodles
group poster
v/w complex
RHINOCEROS

Friday, March 5, 2010

Weekly Agenda Mar 8-12

MON
Vocab Quiz
Review Themes:
-Juliet as autonomous lover
-light and dark
-death
-fate
-celestial bodies
The Study Guide
HW Complete Study Guide

TUES
Work on Character Squares
Study Guide Sharing
Drafting for Book Report
HW TEST on Thursday; SQUARES due Thursday
BOOK REPORT due Friday by 10pm

WED

SSR
Journal Entry #5
Journals DUE

THURS
TEST
collect chart for gallery walk
HW Bring drafts for feedback

FRI
Wrapping up R&J