Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 11

Thursday, June 7, 2018
DME: DOL
Radio Play Projects
– rough drafts of scripts due
– overview of Garageband
– work time
Homework: Groups assign

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
DME: DOL
Radio Play Projects
– questions
– work time
Homework: Groups assign

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
DME: DOL
Radio Play Projects
– groups
– script overview
– work time
Homework: Groups assign

Monday, June 4, 2018
*turn in cultural event
Radio Play Sign Ups
DME: DOL
“Little Things”
– read and analyzed
– search for sound
Radio Play Projects
Homework: Group assigned

World Lit B – Week 11

Thursday, June 7, 2018
World Writers Today Process
– checked in books
– final paperwork
TED Talk unit begins

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
World Writers Today Project
– Unit 6 Lesson
Homework: Individual Reflections

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
World Writers Today Project
– Unit 4 Lesson
Homework: Read “A Devoted Son” p348 and “Meciendo (Rocking)” p376 and authors’ backgrounds

Monday, June 4, 2018
*turn in cultural event
World Writers Today Project
– Unit 3 Lesson
Homework: Read “The Elephant” p201 & “Afterglow” p245, with authors’ backgrounds

Radio Play Stories

Annotated list of Story Choices for the Radio Drama Project

“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell
— a man washes up on an island, only to become the prey of a hunt
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber
— a man with a boring life, and a active imagination
“The Sniper” by Liam O’Flaherty
— a sniper hunts for another sniper
“Night Drive” by Will F. Jenkins (can find a PDF Version online)
— a night drive turns to trouble when a passenger isn’t who Madge thinks it is
“Man from the South” by Roald Dahl
— a better over lighting a lighter, either resulting in a new car or the loss of a finger
“Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl
— when a frozen leg of lamb is used for a murder weapon, it must be disposed of
“The Interlopers” by Saki
— a family dispute over land comes to a head, until nature intervenes
“All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury
— on Venus is rains all the time, except for one special day
“The Monsters are due on Maple Street” by Rod Sterling (can find a PDF Version online)
— when electronic appliances start to malfunction, a town turns against each other.
“The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe
— an insulted man find his revenge on the insulter
“Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut (can find a PDF Version online)
— in a future world, where everyone is equal, one refuses to temper his attributes
“The Storyteller” by Saki
— two travelers compete with a story about a good girl, but one is more exciting
“A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury (can find a PDF Version online)
— in the future, a group of hunters travels back in time to hunt dinosaurs, affecting the future forever

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 10

Friday, June 1, 2018
Turned in IRP #2
Radio Plays
– observations about The Shadow: Death Triangle
– the project overview and due dates
Homework:  Cultural Event due Monday; Have a story choice ready for project sign-ups

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Sonnet Concertina presentations
Homework: IRP #2 due 6/1

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Romeo & Juliet Writing Work Sample
* work sample extended to through tomorrow
Homework: Concertina due 5/31; IRP #2 due 6/1

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Romeo & Juliet Writing Work Sample
* work sample extended to through tomorrow
Homework: Concertina due 5/31; IRP #2 due 6/1

Monday, May 28, 2018
No School – Memorial Day

World Lit B – Week 10

Friday, June 1, 2018
World Writers Today Project
– questions
– work time
Unit 3 Introduction
– Vocab Words – Bey (Turkish word for gentleman), Undulating (waving about), Piastre (unit of currency), Lira (money), Kowtowing (submissive)
Homework: Read “The Street” p185 & “Wanted: A Town Without A Crazy” p134 and backgrounds on authors

Thursday, May 31, 2018
Turned in Novel Project
World Writers Today Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: Project

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Turned in Novel Project
World Writers Today Project
– questions
– work time
Homework: Project

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Novel Project Reminder – due tomorrow
Journal: The System
“The Censors” & “A Man”
– discussion & quiz
World Writers Today Project
Homework: Project

Monday, May 28, 2018
No School – Memorial Day

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 9

Friday, May 25, 2018
Romeo & Juliet Writing Work Sample
Homework: Concertina due 5/30; IRP #2 due 6/1

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Romeo & Juliet Test
Start Writing Work Sample
Homework: Concertina due 5/30; IRP #2 due 6/1

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Romeo & Juliet
– Pro-Con Writing Format Review
– Test Set-Up
– Timeline Review
– Kahoot Review for Test
Homework: 3″x5″ index card of notes; Concertina due 5/30; IRP #2 due 6/1

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Romeo & Juliet
– 5.3 Performance
– Final Questions
– Final Scene
Homework: Complete Final Quesitons; Read Sonnet 5x; Concertina due 5/30; IRP #2 due 6/1

Monday, May 21, 2018
Romeo & Juliet
– Act IV-V
– Roles for 5.3 acting tomorrow
Homework: Read Sonnet 5x; Concertina due 5/29

World Lit B – Week 9

Friday, May 25, 2018
Purple Hibiscus In-class essay
Homework: Read “The Censors” (p 30) and “A Man” (p 46) in World Writers Today

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Journal: Theme (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
Ch 14-17 Questions
* completed in Journals
Homework: Finish Book

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Journal: Title (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
Ch. 11-13 Motif Exercise & Discussion Questions
* completed Motif in Journals
Homework: Finish Book

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Journal: Juxtaposition (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
– discussed Ch. 10 Questions
– reading time
Homework: Read Chapter 11-13 (to page 253)

Monday, May 21, 2018
Purple Hibiscus
– answered Ch. 8-9 Questions in journals
– reading time
Homework: Read Chapter 10 (to page 205)

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 8

Friday, May 18, 2018
* turned in Vocab #5 Worksheet & Act III Study Questions
Vocab #5 Quiz
Romeo & Juliet
– Act IV
Homework: Read Sonnet 5x

Thursday, May 17, 2018
DME: Shakespeare’s Language
Romeo & Juliet
– Act III Film
Homework: Study Questions due tomorrow; Vocab #5 Quiz/Worksheet; Read Sonnet 5x

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
DME: DOL
Vocab #5 defs
Romeo & Juliet
– Act III
— Study Questions
— Scenes 2-5
Homework: Study Questions; Read Sonnet 5x

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
DME: DOL
Romeo & Juliet
– Act III
— Study Questions
— Scene 1 – reviewed and acted out
— began Scene 2
Homework: Vocab #5 defs due Wednesday; Read Sonnet 5x

Monday, May 14, 2018
DME: Deadly Writing Sin #4
Vocab #5 pre-test
Romeo & Juliet
– film
– turned in Act II Study Questions
– Quiz
Homework: Read 3.1, Vocab #5 defs due Wednesday; Read Sonnet 5x

World Lit B – Week 8

Friday, May 18, 2018
Journal: Single Story – take 2 (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
Chapter 7 Questions
* completed in journals
Homework: Read Chapter 8-9 (to page 161)

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Journal: Parental Expectations (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
– discussion of Chapters 5-6 Questions
* completed 1 & 3 in journals
Homework: Read Chapter 7 (to page 109)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Journal: Colonialism vs. Post-colonialism (see below)
* using this source complete the journal
Purple Hibiscus
– discussion of questions
Homework: Read Chapters 5-6 (to page 88)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Journal: Audience (see below)
Purple Hibiscus
– discussion
A Glossary of Igbo Words, Names, and Phrases
– Answered Ch 1-2 questions in Journal
Homework: Read Chapters 3-4 (to page 51)

Monday, May 14, 2018
*turned in Research Paper
Purple Hibiscus
– watched The Danger of a Single Story
– Completed Journal: A Single Story
After watching Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Ted Talk, what is the importance of the single story? What does she warn us about? How have you/or someone you know been a vicitim of the “single story” effect? What should we be weary of as we explore stories from other cultures?

– Checked out text
– began reading
Homework: Read Chapters 1-2, to page 26

Adv. Fresh. Eng. B – Week 7

Friday, May 11, 2018
Vocab definitions
Silent Reading
DME: Poem Analysis
Homework: quiz over Act 2, Act 2 Study Questions due; Read Sonnet 5x

Thursday, May 10, 2018
DME: Brainteaser
Vocab definitions
Romeo & Juliet
– Act 2
— study questions
— finished scene
— per. 2 – began film
Homework: Vocab #4 quiz tomorrow, quiz over Act 2, Act 2 Study Questions due; Read Sonnet 5x

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
DME: DOL
Vocab definitions
Romeo & Juliet
– Act 2
— study questions
— read scenes 2-4
Homework: Study Questions; Read Sonnet 5x

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
* collected Film Comparison
Sonnet Work
Romeo & Juliet
– Act 2
— study questions
— read scenes 1-2
Homework: Study Questions; Vocab definitions due Wed.; Read Sonnet 5x

Monday, May 7, 2018
Vocab #4 Pre-test
Romeo & Juliet
* turn in Act 1 Study Questions
– filme comparison continues
– roles for Act 2
Homework: Film Comparison Paragraph; Vocab definitions due Wed.; Read Sonnet 5x