Monday, February 27, 2017

Weekly Agenda 2.27-3.3

MONDAY
Review Ind. Reading #6

Pass Back Argument Timed Writing #1
-notes

3-Chair Discussion
Chapter 9
Note: Hold onto all of your chapter specific handouts.

TUESDAY
Argument Timed Writing #2

WEDNESDAY
Writing Reflection-Argument
Fallacy Quiz: Make up pts
Alternate Feminist Criticism
-annotate -respond

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
---SBAC TESTING---
HW READ Chapters “The Man I Killed” and “Ambush”

NEXT
M-T -more testing

W-F-review text; share ind. Books; more poetry.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Weekly Agenda 2.21-2.24

MONDAY
President’s Day


TUESDAY
Background on the War
-exit ticket


“Rainy River” Worksheet
-annotations: romanticism versus realism; heroism vs cowardice
Define ambiguity and ambivalence and apathy


"Enemies" and "Friends" and "How to Tell a True War Story"
-review paragraph about why O'Brien uses "shifting narrators" to tell the "true story."
HW for FRIDAY, read Chapters 8&9
AND, complete Reading Journal #6: Independent Letters A1, A2, +2 others due next MONDAY

WEDNESDAY
HEARING TEST

THURSDAY
Read and Mark up “Dulce Et Decorum Est” and “Ambush”
-connect language, metaphor, symbolism to evidence from Things Carried


FRIDAY
Read Criticism on Chapter 9 “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong”
-changing roles of women
-refer to other female characters
What is O’Brien trying to prove through Mary Anne.  -analyze symbolism
HW Prepare analysis for 3-chair MONDAY

AND, complete Reading Journal #6: Independent Letters A1, A2, +2 others due next MONDAY

Friday, February 10, 2017

Weekly Agenda 2.13-2.17


MONDAY
Dear America documentary
HW Things Ch1 Passage Analysis and M/C, for WED


TUESDAY
“Love” Questions, Conversations on the page.
Read “Spin” -add to conversations, turn in
HW Read “Rainy River for FRIDAY


WEDNESDAY
Review Passage Analysis and Conversations
Background on the War
-exit ticket
HW Review Sample Argument Essays online


THURSDAY
Timed Writing
-argument

FRIDAY
Review "Love" and "Spin"
-concepts of memoir and vignettes in writing
-symbolism
-"truth of war"
HW READ "Enemies" and "Friends" and "How to Tell a True War Story"
-write a paragraph, due Tuesday, about why O'Brien uses "shifting narrators" to tell the "true story."

NEXT
“Rainy River” Worksheet
-annotations: romanticism versus realism; heroism vs cowardice


Define ambiguity and ambivalence and apathy
HW Read “Enemies” and “Friends”for MONDAY;
AND, read and mark up poem: “Dulce Et Decorum Est”

AND, Reading Journal #6: Independent Letters A1, A2, +2 others due next WEDNESDAY

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Weekly Agenda 2.6-2.10


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Read
Chapter 1 for Thursday, Feb 9th
Chapter 2 for Monday, Feb 13th
Chapter 3 for Thursday, Feb 16th

MONDAY
Finish Obama Speech presentations

Review #5
HW Read Chapter 1 for Thursday; record a list of items you would carry with you to war if you were drafted.  Write a “Goodbye Letter.”

TUESDAY
CAASP Practice

WEDNESDAY
Define Memoir as a genre
-controversy and content

Record a list of tangible and intangible items soldiers carry.

Style focus
-annotate for devices

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Dear America documentary
-excerpts from the book
-notes on the movie
HW Read Chapter 2 for MONDAY
→ Possible Argument Timed Writing

NEXT
Ambivalence and Ambiguity