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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Weekly Agenda 1.26-1.30

Billy Budd, Sailor

Monday and Tuesday
Independent Book Talk
-click this LINK to see list

Review Chapters 13-18
-3Q Discussion
Review Chapter 21
-label and analyze Vere's argument
HW Journal #3: read Paine excerpt from "Rights of Man" and complete a rhetorical box.
AND, Chapters 24-30 due Friday (...)

WEDNESDAY
Review Chapters 22-23

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Vocabulary Quiz #2

Outline Review
-parallelism
-coordination
-subordination
-division
--DEADLINES!

Movie
HW Research and work on Outline, must have teacher-all-clear next week. 

Monday, January 19, 2015

Weekly Agenda 1.20-1.23

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR

TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY
Vocabulary Quiz
-hand out next list of vocabulary for chapters 10-19

Check annotations, chapters 10-15
-review chapter 8-9, characterizing Claggart
--find key language, close-reading

Review MLK's "Letter from a Birmingham City Jail"
-emphasize close-reading
-looking for antithesis, analogy, balance
HW Read BB, Chapters 16-19 for FRIDAY (new Questions Worksheet); 
AND, Complete T-graph for 2-Corner Debate; 
AND, get signature for movie: Pierrepointe, The Last Hangman

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
2-Corner Debate
-reflection

Review Chapters 10-16

Argument Essay Assignment
HW Create a working thesis in response to the prompt;
AND, continue reading BB, Chapters 20-23 due Tuesday.

NEXT
Thomas Paine 's "Rights of Man"
-rhetorical box

Vocab Quiz #2

Movie

Friday, January 16, 2015

"Letter from Birmingham City Jail"

LINK to e-text: "Letter from Birmingham City Jail"

JOURNAL #2: Answer  Discussion #3, Rhetoric #2,3,6,7, and, Writing #2; identify devices (antithesis, analogy, balance, etc) and summarize his argument.


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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Weekly Agenda 1.12-1.16

Billy Budd, Sailor

LINK: Independent Reading List (Book Talk next week)

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Self-grade annotations chapters 2-5
-review summary and 3rd level questions
-review vocabulary

HW Journal #1: Read McGraw Hill p 85: Mencken and answer Comp 1-3, Rhet. 5,6, and Write 1. AND, read King essay, prepare to share.
STUDY vocabulary 1-9 for matching quiz on TUESDAY.
HW See reading schedule

WEDNESDAY
2-corner Debate
-continuum
-pros and cons of capital punishment
-organize and identify argument to appeal to pathos, ethos, logos

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
MLK's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"  Read silently and respond to questions

Finish t-graph preparation for debate; isolate strongest arguments

Review Chapters 6-9: Work with a partner on Chapter Review Questions
-focus on analysis of Captain Vere: what key language describes his personality.
JOURNAL #2: Answer  Discussion #3, Rhetoric #2,3,6,7, and, Writing #2; identify devices (antithesis, analogy, balance, etc) and summarize his argument.

NEXT
Continue Reading BB
Vocab matching quiz, CH 1-9
2-Corner Debate
Thomas Paine "Rights of Man" excerpt and Rhetorical Box
Argument Essay Assignment
Movie Permission slip signatures