World Lit B – Week 10

Friday, June 9, 2017
Final Work Time
Per 2 – Final World Writers Teaching Project lesson
Homework: Final Presentation

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Final Work Time
Homework: Assigned Final – due on finals day
Per 2. “The Elephant” p. 201 and “Departures” p. 243

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
World Writers Today Project
Homework: Turn in Reflections

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
World Writers Today Project
Homework: Assigned Reading
Per 2 – “The Rebellion of the Magical Rabbits” p. 462 & “Glory and Hope” p. 519
Per 4 – “The Accident in the Golbashi Household” p. 206 & “The Butcher” p. 232

Monday, June 5, 2017
World Writers Today Project
Homework: Assigned Reading
Per 2 – “On Meeting My 100% Woman…” p. 394 & “Coils the Robot” p. 399
Per 4 – “Another Evening at the Club” p. 62 & “Lot’s Wife” p. 106

World Lit B – Week 9

Friday, June 2, 2017
World Writers Today Teaching Project
– lesson planning & work time
– reminder: must meet with Czerkies prior to teaching day
Homework:
Per 2 – Read “B. Wordsworth” p.301 & “A New Suit” p. 309
Per. 4 – Read “Coils the Robot” p. 399 & “On Meeting My 100% Woman…” p. 394

Thursday, June 1, 2017
World Writers Today Teaching Project
– lesson planning
– assigned days for group’s teaching
– reminder: must meet with Czerkies prior to teaching day
Homework: Groups assign work

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
* turned in Crime & Punishment Essay, worksheets, reading notes and journals
World Writers Today Teaching Project
– analyzing works
– lesson planning
— Lesson Plan Template
Homework: Groups assign work

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
* turned in Novel Outline
World Writers Today Teaching Project
– picking works
– analyzing works
– plan for lesson
Homework: Crime & Punishment Essay, worksheets, reading notes and journals due tomorrow; Groups assign work

Monday, May 29, 2017
No School – Memorial Day

World Lit B – Week 8

Friday, May 26, 2017
* turned in Rewrites
Journal: The Letter (see below)
“The Censors”
– answered The Censors Questions in journals
The Teaching Project
– Overview
– Analysis Worksheets
– Group Work Time
Homework: World Writers Today Teaching Project; Independent Book Outline due 5/30; Crime and Punishment Essay and Journals, Reading Notes & Worksheets due 5/31

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Crime and Punishment Test
Homework: Read “The Censors” and “A Man” from Unit 1 of World Writers Today; Research essay rewrites due Friday; Independent Book Outline due 5/30; Crime and Punishment Essay and Journals, Reading Notes & Worksheets due 5/31

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Crime and Punishment
– Continued Timeline
– Socratic Circles over questions from homework
– Assigned Crime & Punishment Essay
* due 5/31
Homework: Test Tomorrow; Research essay rewrites due Friday; Independent Book Outline due 5/30; Crime and Punishment Essay and Journals, Reading Notes & Worksheets due 5/31

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Journal: Crime and Punishment (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– Completed Part 6, 8 & Epilogue Questions in journals
– Began Timeline
Homework: Complete Socratic Circle Questions & Theme Analysis Worksheet; Research essay rewrites due Friday; Independent Book Outline due 5/30

Monday, May 22, 2017
* turn in Cultural Events
Journal: Nightmares or Dreams (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– discussion over Part 6, 4-7 Questions
Homework: Read 6.8 & Epilogue; Research essay rewrites due Friday; Independent Book Outline due 5/30

World Lit B – Week 7

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Vocab #3 Quiz
Journal: Nature vs. Nurture (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– discussion of chapter
Part 6, 2-3 Questions
Returned Research Essays
* rewrites due May 26
Homework: Read 6.4-7 with notes; Cultural Events due Monday

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Journal: Illness (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– reading quiz
– discussion of chapter
Part 5.5 and 6.1 Questions
* answer all questions in journals
Homework: Read 6.2-3 with notes; Vocab #3 Quiz tomorrow; rewrites of Sundiata essays due Friday

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Vocab
Crime and Punishment
– reading quiz
– discussion of chapter
Part 5, 3-4 Questions
Homework: Read 5.5 & 6.1 with notes; rewrites of Sundiata essays due Friday

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Journal: Crimes and Punishments (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– discussion of chapter
Part 5, 1-2 Questions
* answer question #1 in journal
Homework: Read 5.3-4 with notes; vocab definitions due tomorrow; rewrites of Sundiata essays due Friday

Monday, May 15, 2017
Journal: Two Faced (see below)
Vocab (words 21-30)
Crime and Punishment
– discussion of chapter
Part 4, 3-6 Questions
* answer question #2 in journal
Homework: Read 5.1-2 with notes; vocab definitions due tomorrow; rewrites of Sundiata essays due Friday

World Lit B – Week 6

Friday, May 12, 2017
Vocab #2 Quiz
Crime and Punishment
Part 4, 1-2 Questions
* answered questions in journal
– reading time
Homework: 4.3-6 of Crime and Punishment

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Journal: Crime (see below)
Crime and Punishment
Part 3, 5-6 Questions
* answered question #2 in journal
– discussion of Nihilism & Superman Theories
Homework: 4.1-2 of Crime and Punishment & study for vocab test

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Journal: Monomania (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– Character Exercise Share
Part 3, 3-4 Discussion Questions
Homework: 3.5-6 of Crime and Punishment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Journal: Chapter Review
Create a title for both chapters, and under each list five events that happened in the chapter.

Vocab #2 Definitions
* quiz over words on Friday
Crime and Punishment
– Character Exercise
* complete questions in journals
Homework: 3.3-4 of Crime and Punishment

Monday, May 8, 2017
Journal: Sympathy (see below)
Vocab #2 Work time
* quiz over words on Friday
Crime and Punishment
Part 2, 5-7 Questions
* complete questions in journals
Homework: 3.1-2 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

World Lit B – Week 5

Friday, May 5, 2017
No School – Midterms Grade Day/Teacher Inservice

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Vocab #1 Quiz
Journal: Raskolnikov’s Mistakes (see below)
– discussion of Part 2, 3-4 Questions
Homework: 2.5-6 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Journal: Greatest Good
Crime and Punishment
– discussion of Part 2, 1-2 Questions
Homework: Vocab Quiz tomorrow (words 1-10); Read 2.3-4 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Journal: Disease
Crime and Punishment
– vocabulary definitions overview
– Crime Scene Investigation
Homework: Read 2.1-2 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

Monday, May 1, 2017
Journal: No Where to Turn (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– questions & reading quiz
– class discussion over 1.3-5 questions
Homework: Read 1.6-7 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

World Lit B – Week 4

Friday, April 28, 2017
Journal: Crime and Punishment (see below)
Crime and Punishment
– questions & reading quiz
– class discussion questions
– characters
Homework: Read 1.3-5 of Crime and Punishment & take notes

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Crime and Punishment
– socratic circles
– “Life and Times of Dostoevsky”
– introduction to book and format
– vocabulary
– notes for reading/book mark
– characters
Homework: Read 1.1-2 of Crime and Punishment

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
* Turn in Research Paper
The Lion King vs. Sundiata essay
*turn in journals
Homework: Complete Socratic Circle Questions for Crime and Punishment; bring Crime and Punishment

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Research Project
– Questions
Finished The Lion King
– compared to Sundiata in journal
– prep for essay
Homework: Final Draft of Essay due Wednesday with rough draft and editing sheet & be reading for in class essay over Sundiata and The Lion King

Monday, April 24, 2017
Research Project
– Questions
– Rough Draft Checks
– self and peer editing
Continued The Lion King
Homework: Final Draft of Essay due Wednesday with rough draft and editing sheet

World Lit B – Week 3

Friday, April 21, 2017
Grammar – Embedding Quotes & Transitions
Research Project
– Introduction Checks
Started The Lion King
Homework: Rough Draft of Essay due Monday

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Journal: Sundiata
– questions and discussion
Research Project
– Introductions
— thesis
– Conclusions
Started The Lion King
Homework: Write introduction paragraph, including thesis statement; Rough Draft of Essay due Monday

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Research Project
– Work Day
Homework: Finish Sundiata & continue writing essay

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Grammar – Comma & Semi-colon Rules
Research Project
– body paragraph check
Sundiata
– Read Story (p105-115)
Homework: Finish Sundiata & continue writing essay

Monday, April 17, 2017
Grammar – Number Rules
Research Project
– works cited page check
– body paragraphs
— format & citations
Sundiata
– introduction in text (p102-105)
Homework: One Body Paragraph with Citations

World Lit B – Week 2

Friday, April 14, 2017
Grammar Tips
Research Project
– works cited page format
– questions
– work time
Homework: bring in rough draft of works cited page

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Journal: None
Grammar Tips
“Ogun Kills on the Right”
– read proverbs and answered questionss in journal
Research Project
– organization of information
– questions
Homework: Finalize Research; bring info for works cited page construction

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Journal: None
Grammar – 26 Writing Tips
Research Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: Research

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Journal: Proverbs (on pdf below)
“African Proverbs”
– read proverbs and answered questions in journal
Research Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: Research

Monday, April 10, 2017
*Turned in Hymn Poems
Journal: Love Songs (on pdf below)
“New Kingdom Love Lyrics”
– read poems and answered Questions in journal
Research Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: Research

World Lit B – Week 1

Friday, April 7, 2017
Journal: Research
As you know, you are going to be researching a topic about Africa. From the information you have collected so far, what topic/s are you leaning towards and why?

Research Paper Assigned
– overview of valid sources & works cited information
– topic conference with Czerkies
– Research Time

Poem
– peer edit and finalized poem assigned
– due Monday
Homework: Final draft of poem & research

Thursday, April 6, 2017
*turn in letter of introduction
Journal: A Day in the Life
Imagine you are a teenager living in ancient Egypt. What would your daily life be like? In a letter or a story, explain your surrounds, your dress, your duties. Also include your possible thoughts and feelings about this imagined life.

“The Great Hymn to Aten”
Questions & Poem Creation
* completed in journal

Research Paper Assigned
– due April 24
– pick a topic
Homework: Rough draft of poem & pick a research topic

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
*turn in letter of introduction
Journal: Images of Africa
When you think about Africa, what images fill your mind? It could be the land, the people, the circumstances. Describe the images and explain why these images are so prevalent. How do they flavor our perspective of this continent?

25 Facts
– collection and share
Homework: Read “Great Hymn to Aten” and “Daily Life in Egypt” (p72-79)

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
“African Literary Tradition” Reading Work Sample
Homework: Letter of introduction

Monday, April 3, 2017
Introductions
– syllabus
– index cards
On-Going Projects
– Cultural Event due 5/22
– Reading Outline Review due 5/30
Checked out text
Journal: Rambling Questions
Homework: Reading “African Literary Tradition” (p 60-71); Letter of introduction due Wednesday