Thursday, October 14, 2010

Weekly Agenda Oct 18-22 (END of GRADING Period)

The Crucible
Extra Vocabulary:
predilection
rankle
citadel
defiled
propriety
trepidation
diabolism
bemused
inculcation
enthralled
succubi
abrogation
propitiation
Dionysus
atomization
lascivious
infuriate
yeomanry
incubi

MON


Read except from Jonathan Edwards " Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God"
-record excerpts and label which fallacy they fall under.
-record rhetorical devices, state why it might have been effective for an audience.
-complete one glossary entry using evidence from the Edwards' piece
Save for Tuesday.
HW Read the remainder of ACT I and write 3-level questions

TUES
Hand back Baseline and Intercalary essays
-review rubrics
-portfolio reflection log
Quaker Share "Bennett Letter"
Begin "The Crucible" Movie

WED-FRI
Turn in self-graded Journal

Background to The Crucible
-definitions of "crucible'
-hysteria
-Puritans and belief
(need for 'devil' in society, a scapegoat)
The Paradox
Historical Context
-more timeline
-letters
3Q discussion


FRIDAY-VOCAB QUIZ

HW Read Act 2 and 3Qs for Monday
Answer discussion questions by Tuesday evening on turnitin.com


NEXT WEEK:
Independent Reading Check
Sign up for In The News and Independent Reading Presentation
Conversations: Text Review (Will be explained later)