World Lit A – Week 5

Friday, January 19, 2018
* rewrite of Myth Essay due 1/25
1001 Arabian Nights Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: worked on project; presentations begin Monday; 1001 Arabian Nights Essay due Tuesday

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Journal: 1001 Nights – the archetypes, the universal ideas, the lessons
Rewrite specifics
* rewrite of Myth Essay due 1/25
1001 Arabian Nights Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: worked on project; presentations begin Monday

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Sub Recap
Folk Tale vs. Myth
1001 Arabian Nights
– read through packet
– overview of project
– picked tales
Homework: worked on project

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Arabian Nights
-Watch Introduction to The Arabian Nights
Arabian Nights Project
— pick a tale to share with the class from the litst on the back of the worksheet
— uses the stories from this website
Homework: Be prepared to pick your tale

Monday, January 15, 2018
No School – Holiday

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 5

Friday, January 19, 2018
DME: Journal
The Odyssey
– Book XIX Discussion
– Reading Work Sample
— overview of rubric
— assessment of practice RWS
— completed RWS Practice Reflection
— OPTION – redid questions for resubmit * due Monday
– Summary of Book XX
Homework: Read Book XXI-XXII; Independent Reading Project #1 due 1/26

Thursday, January 18, 2018
DME: Brainteaser
The Odyssey
– Book XVI-XVII Questions
– Summary of Book XVIII
Homework: Read Book XIX; Independent Reading Project #1 due 1/26

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DME: Sub Recap
The Odyssey
– Turned in Hero? Worksheet
– Review of Book XIII
– Summary of Book XVI-XV
Homework: Read Book XVI-XVII

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
The Odyssey
– Complete Hero? Worksheet
Homework: Read Book XIII

Monday, January 15, 2018
No School – Holiday

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 5

Friday, January 19, 2018
DME: Poem Analysis (* to help with Sonnet Concertina)
Romeo & Juliet
– character map
– history
– play set up (Acts, Scenes, Lines, Text Aids, Etc.)
– Prologue translation
Homework: Translate Prologue; Read sonnet 5 times; Independent Reading Project #1 due Monday

Thursday, January 18, 2018
DME: Brainteaser – Puns
Sonnets
– picked sonnets
– marked scansion & words to define
Romeo & Juliet
– checked out books
– started character map
Homework: Read sonnet 5 times; Independent Reading Project #1 due Monday

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
DME: Sub Recap
Stamped Lit Terms
Sonnets
– lecture on sonnets
– overview of project
Homework: Pick a Sonnet for your project

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
DME: Journal on Shakespeare’s Language
Life and Times of Will Shakespeare
– read and completed “Scavenger Hunt” (see Google Classroom for text)
Homework: Complete Anticipation Guide & Literary Terms worksheet

Monday, January 15, 2018
No School – Holiday

World Lit A – Week 4

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
In-Class Essay

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Journal: Surah 2 – Questions, findings, issues
Discussion of Questions & The Surah
Socratic Circle Questions for Essay Prep
Returned Myth Analysis Essay
– rewrite due 1/19
Homework: Prep for Essay

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
Journal: Video Recap
* turned in Video Worksheet
Islam
– questions
– for Dummies
– the Pillars
Homework: Finish reading “Surah 2” and complete notes and questions

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
Journal: Islam – Discussion
Decoding the Past – The Secrets of the Qu’ran
Homework: Read Surah 2 and take notes

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
The New Testament & Parables
– quiz and journal The Biblical Parables Questions
– discussion of Rules from Friday’s Journal
Journal: Preconceived notions of Islam
Homework: No Textbook needed for the next few days

Adv. Fresh. Eng. A – Week 4

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Vocab #2 Quiz
* turned in Worksheet
Silent Reading
The Odyssey
– questions & clarification
– complete diary entry
Homework: Read Book XI-XII of The Odyssey

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
DME: Brainteaser
The Odyssey Book IX
– questions & clarification
– episodic notes
Homework: Read Book X of The Odyssey; Vocab #2 Quiz Friday

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
DME: Grammar – Prepositions
Vocab #2 Definitions
The Odyssey
– turned in Book I-IV Questions
– Summary of Books VII-VIII
Homework: Read Book IX of The Odyssey; Vocab #2 Quiz Friday

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
DME: Grammar – Conjunctions
The Odyssey Book V
– clarification questions
– overview of book timeline
– types of questions (overview and notes)
– Answered Book V Questions in journal
Homework: Read Book VI of The Odyssey; Vocab #2 Definitions due Wed.

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
DME: Grammar – Modifiers
Vocab #2 Pre-test
The Odyssey Book IV
– quiz & questions
– Answered Question #1 of Book IV Questions
– Set up for Book V
Homework: Read Book V of The Odyssey; Vocab #2 Definitions due Wed.

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 4

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Vocab #2 Quiz
* turned in Worksheet
Silent Reading
Introduction to Shakespeare video
– answer questions
Homework: Final draft of Charity Essay due Tuesday; Independent Reading Project due 1/22

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
DME: Brainteaser
Charity Essay
– overview of turn in on Tuesday
– peer editting
– work time
Homework: Vocab quiz Friday; Final draft of Charity Essay due Tuesday

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018
DME: Deadly Sin #3
Vocab #2 Defs
Charity Essay
– overview & questions
– self edit
Homework: bring revised hard copy of Charity Essay; Vocab quiz Friday

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018
Charity Project Speeches
Voting
Homework: Charity Essay due Wed. – need a hard copy; Vocab Definitions due Wed.

Monday, Jan. 8, 2018
Vocab #2 Pre-test
Charity Project Speeches
Homework: Outlines w/ WCP due day of speech; Charity Essay due Wed., Vocab Definitions due Wed.

World Lit A – Week 3

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
“Introduction to Hebrew Literature” (p 154-159) and “The Hebrew Bible” (p 160-161) share
“Noah and the Flood”
– overview of text & turned in questions
Read “The Story of Ruth”
Completed Journal: The Rules
Homework: Read “The New Testament” Intro & The Parables (pgs. 196-202) in text

Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018
Journal: Comparison – How does “In the Beginning” compare to the stories of “Yahweh” and “The Elohim”?
Hebrew Literature
– Read “Introduction to Hebrew Literature” (p 154-159) and “The Hebrew Bible” (p 160-161)
— notes and share
Homework: Read “Noah and the Flood” (pgs. 170-175) in text & answer Interpreting Meanings Questions 1-4 (p 176)

Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Journal: Prior Knowledge of Judeo-Christian literature, history, beliefs and major players
Analysis of “The Elohim” & “Yahweh”
Homework: Read “In the Beginning” (pgs. 162-167) in text

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018
Creation Myth In-Class Essay
Homework: Read “The Elohim” & “Yahweh” in the Myth Collection (pgs. 30-33)

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
No School – Holiday