Sunday, February 28, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.29-3.4

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR


MONDAY-TUESDAY
Vocabulary Quiz 10-19


Movie: Pierrepoint
HW Outline Vere’s Argument in Chapter 21;
AND, Read and Annotate Chapters 22-26 for THURSDAY


WEDNESDAY
Essay Prompt: Deadlines for Drafts, Final due BEFORE Spring Break.
Components will Include:
-Outline
-Annotated Bibliography
-Essay
-Works Cited Page
HW Franklin’s Essay Excerpt and Qs


THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Review Chapter 22-26
-key imagery, Melville’s point
Review Franklin Excerpt
Creating a thesis
-peer feedback, counter arguments
AND, Read and Annotate the remainder of the novel for MONDAY; fully annotated text due next WEDNESDAY;
AND, ARGUMENT essay OUTLINE due THURSDAY

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.22-2.26

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR

MONDAY
Check 16-19 Annotations
Collect Signatures

2-Corner Debate
-students defend their stance on capital punishment using evidence appeals of pathos, ethos, and logos
-they take one of two sides, or sit in the audience and gather evidence until they are ready to take a side.  Qualifiers are fine.
HW Read and Annotate 20-23 for WEDNESDAY

TUESDAY
BB: Review Questions through 19; evidence and page numbers are a must.  See handout.  Complete for credit.

WEDNESDAY
Review Questions and text.  

Essay Prompt: Deadlines for Drafts, Final due after Spring Break.
Components will Include:
-Outline
-Annotated Bibliography
-Essay
-Works Cited Page

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Vocabulary Quiz 10-19

Movie: Pierrepoint
HW Outline Vere’s Argument in Chapter 21;
AND, Read and Annotate the remainder of the novel for MONDAY.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.15-2.19

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR


President’s Day


TUESDAY
SSR


WEDNESDAY
Check annotations: Chapter 10-15
Reading QUIZ
Character Chart
-evidence of what ppl say about each character and what they say themselves: BB, CLAGGART, VERE
HW 16-19 due FRIDAY; matching vocabulary quiz tomorrow.


THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Vocabulary QUIZ Ch 1-9


On the Continuum
-opinions of controversial topics


Prepare for 2-Corner Debate
-t-graph: pathos, logos, ethos


-COLLECT
JOURNALS-


Check 16-19 annotations
HW Make sure your t-graph is prepared for MONDAY.  
AND, MOVIE SLIPS


NEXT
Mon-2-corner debate
Tues-Essay prompt

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.8-2.12

BILLY BUDD, SAILOR

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Annotation Check (verbal self-grade)
for Chapters 6-9

Comb-through clarity on Chapters 2-3

NORMING
Return Chavez Timed Writing
-in groups, read through prompt and essay; read sample 6 and explanation; HW assignment: rewrite a body paragraph and staple to original, due tomorrow, Wednesday.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY
Comb-through clarity on chapters 4-9
Key ideas/characters:
Billy Budd, Dansker, Vere, Claggart
-characterization (using vocabulary) of Captain Vere
HW Reading Journal Entry #6: Complete a “rhetorical box” on Thomas Paine’s (see handout) “The Rights of Man” excerpt;
AND, Chapters 10-19 Vocabulary List

FRIDAY
Review Paine

On the Continuum
-pros and cons of capital punishment
-organize and identify argument appeal to pathos, ethos, logos
HW Finish t-GRAPH for debate

NEXT
2 Corner DEBATE
VOCAB Quiz next THURSDAY, 1-9