This week will continue to read Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. We will review the exam from last week. Students will be reading chapters 10 & 11 for homework this week. We will also be discussing major themes in the book and spend time analyzing the text.
11/20 – Homework: Read Chapter 10
11/21 – Homework: Read Chapter 11
AP Literature and Composition
This week we will continue with Unit 4 of the AP Curriculum: Introduction to Poetry. Last week we looked at poetry reading techniques and began reading poetry. This week we will continue to look at and dissect poetry from the Renaissance. On Wednesday, we will review presentation techniques.
11/6 – Homework: Poem Analysis
Mon-Tues: Review and work on study guide
Wed-Take Language Arts exam at 10 AM
Fin… Have a great summer and new school year.
May 23-24-Read The Little Mermaid Hans Christian Andersen; watch The Little Mermaid (Disney) and compare to original, review for exams during the later part of the week
Extra credit reminder: Due June 3 (Mr. Vince video skits)
May 16: Reading: Brother’s Grimm Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty
May 17: Discussion on Grimm’s Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty with comparison to other versions
May 18-19: Fairy tale film comparison to Brother’s Grimm
May 20: Quiz on Brother’s Grimm Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty
Monday: Brother’s Grimm background, graded discussion Snow White
Tuesday-Wednesday: watch Snow White and complete film review
Friday: read Cinderella, Monday discussion
Tues: Read Mein Kampf excerpt-in-class. This assignment is due at the end of class on Wed in Google Docs (Farewell Manzanar Group only)/ Strange Pilgrims group reads-: Maria dos Prazeres and Seventeen Poisoned Englishmen-finish reading for homework
Wed: Graded discussion for Mein Kampf and Strange Pilgrims. Finish in-class work from Tuesday if not completed and submit by end of class
Thurs: Continue working on Mein Kampf reading and response and Strange Pilgrims questions
Fri: Mein Kampf discussion; Begin Brothers Grimm Fairytale series-Reading day for Snow White http://pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/story158.pdf
Brothers Grimm Fairytale graded discussion-moved to Monday
MON: 11th grade-reflection writing; Orange-Gary Soto poem analysis and in-class writing due on Google Docs or notebook paper
TUES: Farewell Manzanar-chapter questions up to Ch. 10; Garcia-Marquez-I Only Came to Use the Phone & Ghosts of August (due Wed)-Classwork-Create a google doc:Rate each story on a scale of 0 (worst)-5 (best). How did each story compare to the others we have read? You need to compare it to at least two other stories. What did you like or not like about it? How could it have improved? Your review should be about a page long.
*If you will be absent Friday and cannot finish the questions during class time, please work on the questions for homework. Questions are due on Friday for both books.
WED: Garcia-Marquez: graded discussion on Only Came to Use the Phone & Ghosts of August; Manzanar- continue working on questions and reading
THURS: Manzanar-discussion of novel check-in (graded); Garcia-Marquez: Maria dos Prazeres:Rate each story on a scale of 0 (worst)-5 (best). Classwork-Create a google doc: How did the story compare to the others we have read in Strange Pilgrims? You need to compare it to at least two other stories. What did you like or not like about it? How could it have improved? Your review should be about a page long.
FRI: Manzanar-continue working on questions and reading; Garcia-Marquez: graded discussion Maria dos Prazeres
Have a good holiday! See you May 3, Tues
Mon: Find and research poetry in Info Center
Tues: Music and Change
Wed: Collaborative Poem
Thurs: Social Injustice (YouTube Clip in-class)
Fri: Poetry Slam (poems due)
MON:Reading Day both novels; answer journal question in class-response must be 2 paragraphs
|Manzanar: Ch. 3-6- questions and graded discussion due
Strange Pilgrims: The Saint is due and graded discussion
WED:Reading day (both novels); answer journal question in class- response must be 2 paragraphs
|Graded discussion both novels
Ch. 7-9 Manzanar
“Sleeping Beauty on the Airplane” and “I Sell My Dreams” due