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-Welcome; Attendance or "Why is this class so big?"; Summer Work: Collect and discuss; Interviews: Conduct an interview with another member of the class and present the information you learn in a creative manner (due tomorrow)
-Quiz: Brave New World
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-Propaganda Techniques: and discussion; Propaganda Assignment (due Monday); Senior Project Topics: Select three possible Senior Project topics (1 page write-up due Monday) and write about (a.) what each topic is--providing details and specifics--and (b.) why you are interested in each of the topics; Counseling Visit: Coastline classes, Got College Plans, Email address for Mrs. Mielke,Senior Calendar from the Counseling Dept.
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-Senior Project Packet(download): distribution and discussion
-Propaganda Techniques: Share and discuss, watch Barstow 2008 and discuss propaganda techniques used; Senior Project Topics: read arounds and discussion; Ghetto MySpace Posters: Create a "myspace" page (8 1/2 x 11) with your name clearly legible from a distance, a picture of yourself, a few interesting facts about yourself, and pictures or images that represent your interests (due 9/13)
-Senior Project-Proposal Statement: Fill out page 11 of the SP Packet using one of your three topics from the weekend. You may use this as a first draft and then print out and complete a final copy or turn this in as your final draft (due Monday, 9/17); Propaganda Techniques Practice Quiz: take practice quiz to prepare for tomorrow's pop quiz; Check out Text Books
-Propaganda Techniques Pop Quiz: Take quiz and grade it in class; Senior Project Presentation Rubric: Discuss rubric in class and prepare for tomorrow's guest speaker.
-Guest Speaker: Art Institute; Reminder! Bring your textbooks covered to class on Monday
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-Class moves and catch up; Ghetto My Space: Complete presentations; Guest Speaker Review: Discuss speaker's performance and use of propaganda techniques.
-Value of Life: Introduction (, or word doc ) and handouts () discuss assignment. Begin reading texts and take notes (reading questions on first page of assignment packet). Value of Life CalculatorRough draft due Thursday!
-Value of Life: Continue reading packet () and taking notes. Rough draft due tomorrow!
-Value of Life: Rough draft due today: Peer edit or complete rough draft.
-Guest Speaker Series: USMC: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Value of Life Essay is due. Turn in Speaker Evaluation at the beginning of class. Discuss Friday's speaker and different propaganda tecniques used. Begin work in the Prentice Hall textbook. Read "From Legend to History" pages 4 - 12 & write 2-3 facts about each subheading in your spiral notebook.
-Medieval Times: Handout permission slips. Remember to pay and turn in permission slips by 10/3. From Legend to History: Create an illustrated "event page" for our time-line, with a picture and description of one event from your assigned section. (due tomorrow) Vocabulary and Grammar: Complete the handout by this Thursday. The Seafarer: Read and answer questions 1-7 for homework (due tomorrow)
-From Legend to History: Share illustrated timeline events; take notes. **The Seafarer**: Discuss poem (pg. 17) and the questions. Vocabulary and Grammar: Complete the handout. (due tomorrow)
-Vocabulary and Grammar: Review and score the handout. Anglo-Saxon Poetry: take notes on . From Legend to History: Read and answer questions for The Wanderer and The Wife's Lament
-From Legend to History: Discuss the reading and questions for The Wanderer and The Wife's Lament. Due Monday.
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-Counseling Visit: Hand out stuff, talk to you. Unit 1 Quiz 1. Star Testing: in the library.
-Journal: What makes for a great adventure story? Why are these stories so important to us? **Beowulf:** Introduction to the poem and notes on the epic and the epic hero (). The Modern Epic Project: Introduction?
-**Beowulf:** Introduction to the poem and notes on the epic and the epic hero (). The Modern Epic Project: Introduction? Homework: Read Beowulf-The Wrath of Grendel
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-Guest Speaker Series: ITT: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Guest Speaker Evaluation: Discuss. Beowulf: Discuss and continue reading with The Coming of Beowulf and The Battle With Grendel (due tomorrow)
-Senior Project: Letter of intent (page 11 in the packet, due Thursday). Beowulf: Continue reading, finishing The Monster's Lair and the remaining sections. (due tomorrow)
-Beowulf: Review activity-; when completed work on review and assess questions (1-7, pg. 60 and 1-6, pg. 61)
-Senior Project: Résumé (page 10 in the packet, due tomorrow). Beowulf: review for final using the PowerPoint from yesterday as well as the released questions.
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-Journal: Write a caricature of a famous (well known) person without using that person's name. Avoid direct characterization; instead, attempt to portray the character of this person by commenting on what this person does or says. The Canterbury Tales: Take notes on
-The Canterbury Tales: Continue with notes on
-AR Books: Check out books from the library at your reading level. This semester you will be required to read one novel at your level and write a Book Review online. Along with the review, you will create and present a Graphic Essay to the class sometime before the end of this semester.
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-Guest Speaker Series: Lawyer: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Guest Speaker Evaluation: Discuss speaker. The Canterbury Tales: Break into groups and discuss characters using indirect characterization. Create a profile of a modern worker imitating Chaucer's style. Your poem should be twenty lines of heroic couplets that indirectly reveal the traits of your modern worker. Along with the poem, you will also include a picture of your worker with accompanying comments. (Due Wednesday) Modern Epic: Collect reseach notes (3 pages) .
-Canterbury Tales: Discuss character profiles. Work time on the (Due tomorrow). Modern Epic: Work time. Remember to bring your first draft tomorrow for peer editing.
Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Modern Epic: Peer editing using the
-Modern Worker: share poems. Canterbury Tales: Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Guest Speaker Series: Navy: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Guest Speaker Series: Discussion of Friday's speaker. Canterbury Tales: Watch "The Pardoner's Tale. Read and answer the reading questions.
-Canterbury Tales: Break into groups and prepare a discussion of your assigned Review and Assess question. Lead class in a discussion of your assigned question. Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Modern Epic: Share ME's with the class. Don't forget to bring a flashlight.
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-Unit 2: Celebrating Humanity: Read
and create an illustrated timeline event for your assigned section. (Due tomorrow)
-Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Guest Speaker Series: US Army: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Senior Project: In the Library. Collect information from two books using the following forms: . Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Senior Project: In the Library. Collect information from three internet sources using the following forms: .
-Senior Project: In the Library. Collect information from two to three reference sources or magazine or newspaper articles using the following forms: . Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
-Guest Speaker Series: Newport Rib: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Readings: "from Utopia"-read and answer Review and Assess Questions. (due Wednesday)
-Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2. Play Previews: De Donde.
-Senior Bests: Complete Senior Best lists for yearbook. Readings: "from Utopia"-discuss Review and Assess Questions. "Psalm 23" and "from The Sermon on the Mount"-Read and answer Review and Assess Questions.
-Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2. Readings: Read The Parable of the Prodigal Son
-Guest Speaker Series: Make A Wish Foundation: Download the evaluation form and complete by Monday ()
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-Literature: Review The Parable of the Prodigal Son; Prepare for KJB Quiz:
-Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2. Quiz: KJB.
-Literature: Read the introduction to MacBeth, pages 292-299. Read the "Background" section on page 300. Respond to the Elizabethan view of "universal order," stating whether or not you agree
with this concept, providing examples. 1/2 to 1 full page, due tomorrow.
-Book Reviews and The Graphic Essay Directions: Write an online review of your book using the AP Book review blog posting. Write your review as a comment to the post. For the Graphic essay, follow the preceding link and read the directions on the page. Be sure to check out the samples towards the bottom of the page. Per 1-1. RRedding 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2. Literature: "Read" Macbeth. Perform the 32-second MacBeth.
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-Shakespeare: Discuss Shakespearean Comedy Literature: Read the Introduction to Unit 3: A Turbulent Time (pgs. 408-417)
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-Notes: Assignment due: Monday after we return from break. Parody Sample 1
-Book Reviews Per 1-1. 2. ; Per. 5-1. 2. ; Per. 6-1. 2.
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-Start AR
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-Poetry: Poetry Terms Review
- Poetry: Poetry PowerPoint Outline
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-Poetry: Presentations: Per. 1-Kimberly Varela, VIdya Ramdath, Anabel, Regina, Stephanie
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-Poetry: Presentations Per.1- Jordanne Swett, Janeth Z, Erika ocampo, Alex A, Edee P, Mayra Vera
Per.5- Matt, Marco T, Maricarmen Rojas, Cathy Zalasar, Jennifer G, Jennifer T
Per.6- esteban S, John D, Addison, Heidi, Athma, Abby Adams, Jaime
-Poetry: Presentations and PoetryTerms Review:
Per.1- Logan P, Eric Duarte, Marlene Perez, Adarian Rogers, JoJo Crowley, Diana
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Per.1- Max F, araceli Ceja, Claudia H, Ariana, Luis
Per.5- Sandra, Andres, hunter, Brad Fisher, Roy Ortiz, Sam T, Magali M.
-Poetry: Presentations and Final:Per. 1- Miguel, Colin, Fritzie, Mayra, Erica
Per.5- Eunice R, Davis L, Nallely, Luu, Lorena, Vincent E
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-SP Interviews: Thank You Letter Format. Hamlet: complete Acts IV and V.
-SP Interviews: Thank You Letter Format. Hamlet: complete Acts IV and V.
-SP Interviews: Thank You Letter Format. Hamlet: complete Acts IV and V.
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