Fall 12th grade DP LIT Part IV: Detailed Study

2nd QUARTER -- OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER

Day 1

Monday, October 15th and Tuesday, October 16th

Day 1Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Heart of a Woman Chapter 8 & 9 Reading Due
  • JOURNAL#5 Why do you think Vusumzi Make is so impressed with Angelou? How does she become torn between two men, Thomas and Vusumzi? See pages 133-137.Why do you think Angelou agreed to marry Vusumzi Make? See page 146-147.
  • GROUP ACTIVITY: Write a narrative verse (song/rap/spoken word poem)about Maya through ch. 9
  • Homework: Read ch. 10-11 pp 165- 209  of The Heart of a Woman; present spoken word poem/rap next class

Day 2

Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th

Day2Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Present poem
  • Heart of a Woman Chapter 10 & 11 Reading Due
  • JOURNAL#6:  How does Maya help protest the assassination of an African leader, Patrice Lumumba?Do you think she handled the situation well? Explain.  See pages 186-204.
  • Survey--student survey: Go to mrsmacfarland.com to click on SURVEY link.
  • Work on creative writing: choose a topic to explore now.
  • Homework: Read ch. 12-13 pp210-243 of The Heart of a Woman; work on creative writing assignment 

Day 3

Friday, October 19th and Monday, October 22nd

Day3Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Heart of a Woman Chapter 12 & 13 Reading Due
  • Review rubric for creative writing
  • Student survey
  • JOURNAL#7 Why does Maya eventually agree to perform in Genet’s play, “The Blacks”? Why does Vus insist that she does? See pages 212-214.
  • Discuss: Showing vs. Telling
  • DEAR time/  WORK TIME on Creative Writing
  • Homework: Read ch. 14- 16  pp 244 - 288  of The Heart of a Woman

Day 4

Tuesday, October 23rd and Wednesday, October 24th

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH PSAT 11th GRADE

Day4Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Heart of a Woman Chapter 14 - 16 Reading Due
  • JOURNAL #10  Read poem “Harlem Hopscotch” --watch video
  • JOURNAL: #11 What challenges has Maya experienced being married so far to Vus? Where do we see her experience internal and external conflicts so far?
  • Read or work on creative writing assignment
  • Homework: Read ch. 17-18  pp 289- 314  of The Heart of a Woman

Day 5

Thursday, October 25th and Friday, October 26th

Day5Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Heart of a Woman Chapter 17-18 Reading Due
  • Journal #12 Read “Equality”  and watch video
  •  TURN IN YOUR OCTOBER JOURNALS TO TURNITIN.COM (12 total)
  • Discussion Question (no journal): What causes Angelou to make the decision to leave Vus? Who was the “home wrecker” who contributed to her wanting to end it? See pages 300-305.
  • WORK DAY: Work on creative writing assignment
  • Receive Socratic seminar handout for seminar through google classroom; seminar on Monday and Tuesday
  • Homework: Read ch. 19-20  pp 315-336 of The Heart of a Woman;reading quiz next class; journals due next class

Day 6

Monday, October 29th and Tuesday, October 30th

Day6Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 7

Wednesday, October 31st and Thursday, November 1st

Day7Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 8

Friday, November 2nd and Monday, November 5th

Day8Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • BEGIN NOVEMBER JOURNALS
  • DP LIT: READING QUIZ  OVER The Heart of the Woman
  • JOURNAL #1: After finishing the book, what life lessons do you think she has learned through this period of her life with her son, men, and her career?
  • Rough draft due for Creative Writing
  • Peer Review
  • Rich, sensory imagery
  • Concrete details
  • Develops thematic prompt
  • Establishes plot/setting/characters
  • Homework:  Work on creative writing assignment due next class

Day 9

Tuesday, November 6th and Wednesday, November 7th

Day9Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • DP LIT: Creative Writing Due TEST GRADE SUBMIT TO TURNITIN.COM
  • Read an excerpt of your essay
  • Homework: Submit your creative writing assignment into managebac by the end of the day, by 10 p.m.

Day 10

Thursday, November 8th and Friday, November 9th

Day10Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 11

Monday, November 12th and Tuesday, November 13th

Wednesday, November 14th SERVICE LEARNING

Day11Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Journal: What is the theme of this poem? How does the poet’s language shape the theme?

Day 12

Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Day12Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link) packet of poetry

Day 13

Monday, November 26th and Tuesday, November 27th

Day13Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 14

Wednesday, November 28th and Thursday, November 29th

Day14 Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 15

Friday, November 30th and Monday, December 3rd

Day15Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • POETRY & VIDEO PRESENTATIONS (Test Grade)
  • Students need to take digital notes on all poems presented. See Google Classroom for Poetry Packet.
  • Then, work on Poetry Presentation

ORDER OF PRESENTATIONS--BE PREPARED

2nd

3rd

4th

8th

Michal

Spenser

Teanna

Amie

Mary

Tochi

Abby

Blake

Mohit

Isabelle

Lorena

Rodrigo

Maxx

Mackay

Manini

Kai

Peyton

Kira

Emiliano

Sydney

Grace

Laurel

Meg

Angela

Jenny

Colin

Brendan

Eric

Ben

Zephan

Sarah

Alex

Alysia

Shraddha

Ashley

Julianne

Madi

Nicolas

Vidya

Daniel

Niko

Mikaela

Nero

Inchara

Emma

Sable

Mary

JD

Chris

Valeria

Diego

Dean

Carson

Calvin

Golloria

Kiley

Ian

Kyara

Sofia

Payton

Day 16

Tuesday, December 4th and Wednesday, December 5th

Day16Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Students need to take digital notes on all poems presented. See Google Classroom for Poetry Packet.
  • POETRY & VIDEO PRESENTATIONS (Test Grade)

Day 17

Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th

Day17Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

  • Students need to take digital notes on all poems presented. See Google Classroom for Poetry Packet.
  • POETRY & VIDEO PRESENTATIONS (Test Grade)

Day 18

Monday, December 10th and Tuesday, December 11th

Day18Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

Day 19th

Wednesday, December 12th and Thursday, December 13th

Day19Q2 Agenda Presentation (Click on Link)

(completion grade)

Exams begin Friday, December 14th  and end on Wednesday, December 19th

Final Exams

Final Exams will be a Paper One Commentary  on one of Atwood’s poems

SUMMATIVE GRADES 2ND QTR

  • Creative Nonfiction Assignment
  • Poetry Presentation

FORMATIVE GRADES 2ND QTR

  • October Journals
  • November Journals
  • Poetry Terms Quiz
  • Socratic Seminar
  • Reading Quiz over Heart of a Woman

Spring 12th grade DP LIT Part III: Genre Study (Drama)

3rd QUARTER: JANUARY - MARCH

DAY 1

Tuesday, January 8th and Wednesday, January 9th

Day1Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 2

Thursday, January 10th and Friday, January 11th

Day2Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • MOCK COMMENTARY (daily participation grade)
  • Work time on presentations due next class
  • Homework. Finish your presentation review for Gatsby/Angelou for Friday

DAY 3

Monday, January 14th and Tuesday, January 15th

Day3Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • Present REVIEW Presentations (daily grade) (MRS. MACFARLAND WILL SHARE SLIDES WITH CLASSES)
  • Receive Practice Unseen Passages Packet
  • Homework: review presentation deck and 10 poems to prepare for commentary

DAY 4

Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th

Day4Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 5

Friday, January 18th and Tuesday, January 22nd

MLKJr Day Monday January 21st,

Tuesday, January 23rd Service Learning Day

Day5Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 6

Thursday, January 24th and Friday, January 25th

Day6Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • Mrs. MacFarland will be administering oral commentaries
  • Practice Unseen Passage Paper One #3
  • Practice Unseen Passages Packet
  • ORAL COMMENTARIES
  • Homework: Practice #3 Unseen  Passage and review for oral commentary

DAY 7

Monday, January 28th and Tuesday, January 29th

Day7Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 8

Wednesday, January 30th and Thursday, January 31st

Day8Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 9

Friday, February 1st and Monday, February 4th

Day9Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 10

Tuesday, February 5th and Wednesday, February 6th

Day10Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 11

Thursday, February 7th and Friday, February 8th

Day11Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 12

Monday, February 11th and Tuesday, February 12th

Day12Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 13

Wednesday, February 13th SERVICE LEARNING Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th

Day13Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 14

Monday, February 18th PRESIDENT’S DAY

Tuesday, February 19th and Wednesday, February 20th

Day14Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 15

Thursday, February 21st and Friday, February 22nd

Day15Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • PAPER TWO ESSAY ON HAMLET (test) Students will write an essay on ONE text Hamlet using paper two prompts for practice.
  • No homework!

DAY 16

Monday, February 25th and Tuesday, February 26th

Day16Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 17

Wednesday, February 27th and Thursday, February 28th

Day17Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • JOURNAL #12  DUE--share in small groups and then share out to the class
  • JOURNAL #13: journal for Act I 
  • Read Act II

DAY 18

Friday, March 1st and  Monday, March 4th

Day18Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • JOURNAL #14: JOURNAL ACT II (Comedy of Manners)
  • SUBMIT FEBRUARY JOURNALS TO MANAGEBAC
  • Read Act III
  • Compare/contrast activity with Hamlet and Importance of Being Earnest
  • Venn Diagram Prompts
  • Homework: paper two practice next class on 3/6; you can use your chart to help you

DAY 19

Tuesday, March 5th and Wednesday, March 6th

Day19Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • PAPER TWO ESSAY TEST  -may use your books: Hamlet and Importance of Being Earnest  (GRADES WILL GO ON 4th QUARTER)
  • Homework:No homework

DAY 20

Thursday, March 7th and Friday, March 8th

Day20Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

Day 21

Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th

Day21Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

Day 22nd

Wednesday, March 13th and Thursday, March 14th

Day22Q3 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

Friday, March 15th Service Learning Day

Last Day of Quarter

No Class

SUMMATIVE GRADES

  • PAPER ONE PRACTICE
  • PAPER TWO PRACTICE (HAMLET ONLY)

FORMATIVE GRADES

  • PAPER ONE OUTLINES
  • REVIEW PRESENTATION
  • FEBRUARY JOURNALS
  • MOCK COMMENTARY

SPRING 11th grade Language & Literature Year One: Part One

4th QUARTER:  MARCH- MAY

DAY 1

Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th

Day1Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 2

Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 28th

Day2Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 3

Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st

Day3Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 4

Tuesday, April 2nd and Wednesday, April 3rd

Day4Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • JOURNAL: WHAT PROPS PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE PLAY?
  • WATCH MOVIE
  • Turn in March JOURNALS

DAY 5

Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th

Day5Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • PAPER TWO ESSAY (Compare/contrast two plays: Master Harold and the Boys, Hamlet, Importance of Being Earnest)

DAY 6

Monday, April 8th and Tuesday, April 9th

Day6Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • BEGIN GOOGLE DOCS FOR APRIL JOURNALS
  • JOURNAL #1: HOW CAN PARENTS' EXPECTATIONS OF CHILDREN CREATE CONFLICT AND TENSION? WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CHILDREN DO NOT MEET A PARENT'S EXPECTATIONS? EXPLAIN WITH EXAMPLES.
  • Introduce next play and begin
  • Intro presentation
  • Read scenes 1-4
  • Homework: WRITE JOURNAL #2 FROM THE LIST OF PROMPTS

DAY 7

Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th

Day7Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 8

Friday, April 12th and Monday, April 15th

Day8Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • JOURNAL #5 TURN IN LAST JOURNAL FOR THE YEAR (YAY) QUESTIONS ABOUT END OF THE PLAY
  • FINISH PLAY IF NEED BE; Watch movie
  • The Glass Menagerie
  • Prepare for seminar

DAY 9

Tuesday, April 16th and Wednesday, April 17th

Day9Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • SIGNIFICANT QUOTES ANALYSIS FOR REVIEW

DAY 10

Thursday, April 18th and Tuesday, April 23rd

Friday, April 19th HOLIDAY

Monday, April 22nd Professional Development Day

Day10Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 11

Wednesday, April 24th and Thursday, April 25

Day11Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

  • PRESENT SIGNIFICANT QUOTES

DAY 12

Friday, April 26th and Monday, April 29th

Day12Q4 Agenda PowerPoint (Click on Link)

DAY 13

Tuesday, April 30th and Wednesday, May 1st

Day13Q4 Agenda Powerpoint (Click on Link)

Thursday, May 2nd -Friday, May 17th

IB EXAMS

Monday, May 20th - Friday, May 24th

Senior Fun Week

4TH QTR FORMATIVE GRADES

  • PAPER TWO ESSAY
  • PAPER TWO ESSAY

4TH QTR SUMMATIVE GRADES

  • DRAMATIC CONVENTIONS QUIZ
  • SOCRATIC SEMINAR
  • SOCRATIC SEMINAR
  • MARCH JOURNALS
  • APRIL JOURNALS
  • SIGNIFICANT QUOTES ANALYSIS

Fall 12th grade DP LIT Part IV: Detailed Study

1ST QUARTER -- AUGUST THROUGH OCTOBER

Day 1

Wednesday, August 8th

Welcome!

Please bring your computer everyday from now on.

Ice breaker/visit

Brief overview of literature

Day 2

Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10th

Day 2 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. JOURNAL#1  Poetry (Neruda
  2. Read article
  3. Analyze “Thinking Tangling Shadows” by Pablo Neruda student activity
  4. Review ways to describe diction, imagery, and tone
  5. Poetry Terms to Review (Handout)
  6. Homework: Review poetry terms

Day 3

Monday, August 13th and Tuesday, August 14th

Day 3 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. JOURNAL #2  Poetry (Neruda) Day Two
  2. Go to mrsmacfarland.com and click on syllabus for your grade. Review with Mrs. MacFarland; then, sign acknowledgement of receipt
  3. DP LIT syllabus link
  4. Poetry Terms to Review (Handout)
  5. Read about Parsley Massacre and Trujillo
  6. student activity with poetry
  7. United Fruit Company
  8. Homework: Review poetry terms

Day 4

Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th

Day 4 Agenda Google Slide  Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. JOURNAL #3 Carlos
  2. Review rubric for Journals 
  3. Read two poems aloud by Neruda, “Ode to the Broken” and “Ode to thePresent”
  4. Analyze the two poems--how does his language shape the universal theme?
  5. In your small group, write an ode --it can be silly or serious
  6. Mrs. MacFarland’s “Ode to My Bed”
  7. Homework: review poetry terms

Day 5

Friday, August 17th and Monday, August 20th

Day 5 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. JOURNAL #4: EE Cumings
  2. How to write a poetry commentary
  3. Review sample commentary (“Heaven of Animals”)
  4. Difference between cacophony and euphony
  5. Difference between syndeoche and metonomy
  6. Play kahoot for poetry terms to review

Day 6

Tuesday, August 21st and Wednesday, August 22nd

Day 6 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Poetry Terms Quiz (Formative Grade)
  2. JOURNAL #5: DESCRIBING TONE SHIFTS  If You Forget Me
  3. Analyze “Dictators” by Pablo Neruda
  4. Watch video about Stalingrad
  5. Read through “A New Love Song for Stalingrad”

Day 7

Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24t

Day 7 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

POETRY COMMENTARY(Summative Grade)

  1. Students will write a written commentary (Paper One practice) on a poem by Neruda. Students will be allowed to use their Poetry Notes, but will not be able to see the poem beforehand.
  2. Receive Great Gatsby book. Read chapter one for Day 9.

Day 8

Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th

Wednesday, August 29th Service Learning Day

Day 8 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. JOURNAL #6 Langston Hughes poem, “Weary Blues” #1
  2. JOURNAL #7  About 20s era
  3. Videos
  4. Finish reading chapter one
  5. Homework: Chapter 1 of Great Gatsby pp 1-21

Day 9

Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st

Day 9 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Ch. 1 Due
  2. JOURNAL8 : Mother to Son by Langston Hughes 
  3. JOURNAL #9 Close Reading: POV (Handout)
  4. JOURNALS DUE TO Turnitin.com FOR AUGUST (Formative Grade)
  5. Great Gatsby  Reading Chapter 1 Due
  6. Discuss poetry assignment 
  7. and review the original poetry analysis for one of your poems (Handout)
  8. Homework: Chapter TWO and three pp23-59

Day 10

Monday, September 3rd LABOR DAY

Tuesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September 5th

Day 10 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. NEW JOURNAL STARTED FOR SEPTEMBER
  2. Great Gatsby  Chapter 2 & 3  Reading Due
  3. JOURNAL #1 “Dream Deferred” 
  4. Harlem Renaissance Video
  5. JOURNAL #2 Chapter Two
  6. Use Close Reading Passage to help you analyze the Valley of Ashes
  7. Homework: Chapter 4 & 5 Great Gatsby , 61-96

Day 11

Thursday, September 6th

And Friday September 7th

Day 11 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Great Gatsby  Chapter 4 &5   Reading Due
  2. JOURNAL3 :”I, too, Sing America” 
  3. JOURNAL 4: Ch. 3 and Ch. 4 (see google slide above for journal prompt)
  4. DISCUSS JOURNAL PROMPTS IN SMALL GROUPS
  5. WORK TIME
  6. Work on poetry assignment or read
  7. Watch Video Clip of Movie if time --the last 15 minutes
  8. Homework: Chapter 6 &7 pp 97-146; work on poetry assignment

Day 12

Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th

Day 12 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Great Gatsby  Chapter 6 & 7  Reading Due
  2. JOURNAL  5Recurring Motif of Heat 
  3. Journal How does the weather in chapter five correlate to the emotions and conflicts of the characters in this chapter? How does the weather change in this chapter from the start of the chapter to the end of the chapter and what does that signify? Look at pages 89-96.
  4. WORK TIME: Work on poetry assignment: three poems due Mon. 9/11
  5. Pass out Socratic Seminar handout
  6. Homework: Read Chapter 8; Work on poetry assignment DUE next class

Day 13

Wednesday, September 12th and Thursday, September 13th

Day 13 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Great Gatsby  Chapter 8 Reading Due
  2. POETRY ASSIGNMENT DUE/CAMPFIRE READING (Formative GRADE) -submit to turnitin.com  
  1. Remember to Include ONE where you analyze your own poem in your portfolio
  1. Homework: Finish Great Gatsby; prepare for seminar on next block day

Day 14

Friday, September 14th and Monday, September 17th

 Day 14 Agenda Google Slide Click on link to see detailed agenda

  1. Great Gatsby  Chapter 9 Reading Due
  2. Socratic Seminar (Formative GRADE) 
  3. Reflect and submit to turnitin.com

Day 15

Tuesday, September 18th and Wednesday, September 19th

Day 15 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. Discuss paper one exam
  2. Review examples from IB’s website
  3. Receive Heart of a Woman
  4. Read introduction and chapter 1: 3-37 The Heart of a Woman for Day 18
  5. Next class you will have a paper one practice of Gatsby

Day 16

Thursday, September 20th and Friday, September 21st

Day 16 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. DP LIT: PAPER ONE PRACTICE GREAT GATSBY (a  major grade)

Day 17

Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th

Day 17 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. JOURNAL 6  Human Family” poem
  2. Introduction to Maya Angelou --Biography Video
  3. Information on time period
  4. Read The Heart of a Woman
  5. Homework: Read introduction and chapter 1: 3-37 The Heart of a Woman

8th period needs more time --20 minutes to finish essays

Day 18

Wednesday, September 26th and Thursday, September 27th

Day 18 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. Heart of a Woman Chapter 1 Reading Due
  2. JOURNAL 7: Read poem “Still I Rise” #2
  3. JOURNAL 8: ON CHAPTER ONE What conflict did Angelou have with getting the little overpriced bungalow in Laurel Canyon in California? How does she stand up for her rights despite the discrimination? Pages 5-6
  4. Video of Maya Angelou
  5. Video of “Still I Rise”
  6. Homework: Read ch. 2-3 pp38 -64 of The Heart of a Woman

Day 19

Friday, September 28th and Monday, October 1st

Day 19 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. Heart of a Woman Chapter 2 & 3 Reading Due
  2. JOURNAL 9: Read poem “Phenomenal Woman”, Video of “Phenomenal Woman
  1. Journal#  9: How does Maya Angelou use the recurring motif of the body to develop the theme in her poem?
  1. JOURNAL 10:  from Maya’s perspective-diary entry
  1. What conflicts did Angelou experience singing at the Apollo? How did the experience reinforce her talent and evoke emotion from the audience? See pages 56-64, write in first person assuming the perspective of Maya.
  1. TURN IN SEPTEMBER JOURNALS TO Turnitin.com
  2. Homework: Read ch. 4-5 pp 65 -105  of The Heart of a Woman

Day 20

Tuesday, October 2nd and Wednesday, October 3

Day 20 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. Start a new journal: check google classroom for October Journals
  2. Heart of a Woman Chapter 4 & 5 Reading Due
  3. JOURNAL  1:  Write a poem about Maya’s experience assuming her persona addressing the following questions:
  1. What trouble did Guy experience when Maya Angelou was gone for two weeks to perform in Chicago? What does the experience reflect about Maya and her son? See pages 92-105.
  2. How did Angelou try to “handle” the situation by speaking to the girl and the gang member? What does this reflect about Angelou as a character? See pages 102-105.
  1. JOURNAL 2: Choose a creative writing prompt and do a free write for your journal. Write at least 100-150 words.
  2. Homework: Read ch. 6-7  pp 106-128  of The Heart of a Woman

Day 21

Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th

FALL BREAK

END OF QUARTER

Day 21 Agenda Google Slide (Click on link to see a detailed agenda)

  1. Heart of a Woman Chapter 6 & 7 Reading Due
  2. JOURNAL #3  What does Angelou finally realize about the limitations of her relationship with Thomas Allen, the divorced, bail bondsman? How does the way she act in this relationship seem to contradict her personality? See pages 127-129.
  3. Journal #4:Choose another creative writing prompt and do a free write for 15-20 minutes
  4. Share a personal narrative by Mrs. MacFarland on Role Reversal
  5. Introduce creative writing assignment and begin brainstorming/freewriting
  6. Continue reading
  7. Homework: Read ch.8-9 pp 129- 164 of The Heart of a Woman;creative writing assignment due on 11/1

SUMMATIVE GRADES (Major Grades)50%

Poetry Commentary

Paper One Practice (Gatsby)

FORMATIVE GRADES (Minor Grades) 50%

  • Poetry Terms Quiz
  • August Journals
  • September Journals
  • Campfire Poetry Assignment
  • Socratic Seminar