Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Metamorphosis Agenda

March 19-23
March 26-30
April 16-20
April 23-27
Mon-Tues: Romeo and Juliet Study and Test

Wed: Get Books
Review Book Report format
-writing a thesis
-analytical paragraphs
Book Report due to turnitin.com next Wed, March 28th.  Hard Copy due Thursday.

Kafka Bio and background
-existentialism, short definition
Chapter Picture Assignment
HW Read Chapter 1 and complete 1st chapter picture

Fri:  Allegory
Jean Paul Sartre and existentialism-essay.
Review Chapter 1
HW Read Chapter 2 and complete 2nd chapter picture

Mon-Tues: Prepare portfolios for Open House.
Existentialism, long definition
-reciprocal reading
Review chapter 2
HW Read Chapter 3 for Thursday and complete 3rd chapter picture.

Wed: SSR

Review Chapter 3
Excerpt from Letter to His Father”
Doodle analysis
“Balance” animation and 3D project
Essay Prompts
-quickwrite drafting
HW Write 2nd typed draft, due Mon, April 16th.
3D project due Tues, April 17th.

Mon-Tues: Drafts due!
3-D Gallery Walk.
HW Final drafts due to turnitin.com Friday, April 20th
Hard copies due Mon/Tues.

Wed-Fri: Read Rhinoceros as a class
-discuss Theater of the Absurd
-connections to Metamorphosis

Book Talk-final independent reading choices and project

CST Testing Week

Mon/Tues: Hard Copies due.
Continue reading Rhinoceros

Wed/Fri: Seminar: Conformity and the Status Quo-How does our knowledge of existentialism and theater of the absurd help us understand peoples desire to belong.

Persuasive Business Letter
Hiroshima by John Hersey
-culminating test and essay