Monday: Receive 1st 10 vocab terms for unit 3; Begin reading Act II of The Crucible
Tuesday: Media Center for conducting research for Modern Day Witch Hunts project-use this Google Form for group response.
Wednesday: McCarthyism Political Cartoons analysis.
Thursday: Finish reading Act II of The Crucible; Watch Act II of film version.
Friday: Quiz covering Act II of The Crucible; Receive 2nd 10 vocab terms for unit 3.
Wednesday: Continue readingThe Crucible and fill in characterization booklet.
Thursday: Finish reading Act I of The Crucible; formative quiz
Friday: Vocabulary Unit 2 quiz (definitions and 10 sentences, 5 sentences with commas, due before quiz); watch Act I of the film version of Hytner'sThe Crucible.
Monday: American Literature Pre-Test; submit creation myth.
Tuesday: Who were the Puritans? PPT; Read from Puritan Laws and Character article and discussion of how the Puritans' views affected literature from the time period.
Wednesday: Discuss rhetorical triangle of ethos, pathos, and logos; identify example from Jonathan Edwards' sermon, "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." Watch History Channel's Salem Witch Trials.
Thursday: Begin reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
Friday: Finish reading Act I of The Crucible.
Monday: KWL on early Americans and origin myths; read "The Earth on Turtle's Back," complete mini-quiz, and photo essay illustrating main details of the origin myth.
Tuesday: Receive second set of 10 vocabulary terms, construct 10 sentences (with 5 being compound sentences) using 10 of the 20 vocabulary terms, quiz over 20 terms on Friday; independently, read origin myth "When Grizzles Walked Upright" and complete reading comprehension quiz; analyze Dave Matthews' "Don't Drink the Water."
Wednesday: How to write compound sentences using vocabulary terms; read children's book concerning origin myths for different Native American tribes; create you own origin myth (2-3 pages).
Thursday: American Literature Pre-Test; finish original origin myth due Friday.
*Don't forget to write 10 sentences with 5 sentences being compound sentences and study for the quiz tomorrow using Quizlet!*
Friday: Begin Puritan influence on literature with poetry, Anne Bradstreet's "To My Dear and Loving Husband" and Edward Taylor's "Huswifery."
Welcome back! This week, we'll cover expectations for American Literature.
Monday: M.U.G #1, Ms. Wickham's Intro, Procedures & Norms PPT, and Welcome sheet.
Tuesday: Tell This Story #1, Syllabus, Coat of Arms, and Vocabulary Unit 1.
Wednesday: Quote of the Week #1, Finish Coat of Arms, and begin Letter of Introduction (due Friday, August 5th).
Thursday: (Ms. Wickham out) Review business letter format, finish Letter of Introduction, "The Fish" poem with Mrs. Lyons.
Friday: (Ms. Wickham out) Begin origin myths with Mrs. Lyons.
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