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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.11.01

    Students completed notes over Romanticism and American Gothic —students discussed the first half of Irving

    –Homework–USA Test prep

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  • Irving Cnt’d
    All day
    2018.11.02

    Students read the second half  of “The Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and completed the analysis essay with another one page response focusing once more on the information discussed on Wednesday –Google Classroom

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.11.05

    3rd period–Students took Cornell notes over American Gothic and Transcendentalism

    –Homework–USA Test Prep and complete unfinished work on Irving

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  • Writer’s Wk/Shp
    All day
    2018.11.07

    3rd Period–Students conducted a writers work shop focusing on thesis statements, introductions, and the basics of MLA formatting and citations—-students worked on an in-class essay

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.11.08

    2nd period–Students took Cornell notes over American Gothic and Transcendentalism

    –Homework–USA Test Prep and complete unfinished work on Irving

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  • Writer’s wk/shp
    All day
    2018.11.09

    2nd Period–Students conducted a writers work shop focusing on thesis statements, introductions, and the basics of MLA formatting and citations—-students worked on an in-class essay

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Speed Dating
    All day
    2018.11.12

    Students completed the speed dating of paired texts

    –Homework–USA test prep, complete the “Read and Respond” form

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  • Speed Dating/Project
    All day
    2018.11.13

    Students completed their speed dating of the paired articles and recieved information for the new Novel Project (handouts tab) and picked up the novel (Einstein’s Dream by Alan Lightman)

     

    –Homework–USA test prep, complete the “Read and Respond” sheet related to the speed dating, and begin Enistein’s Dream novel project (bring to class everyday)

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  • Hawthorne
    All day
    2018.11.16

    Students began reading/taking notes over Hawthorne’s “Minister’s Black Veil” identifying page numbers, quotes, one of the following lit terms, and explaining how that term is used within the quote.  Terms:  parable, allegory, symbolism, inferences, author’s purpose, and allusion.

    Homework–Students are to complete the reading and identification of the information above, work on Novel project, and complete USA Test prep

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  • Irving
    All day
    2018.11.26-2018.11.27

    Students  Read/analyze/took notes over “The Devil and Tom Walker” afocusing on identifying characterization, omniscient point-of-view, cultural attitudes, symbolism, inferences, author’s purpose, theme, and gothic elements 

    Homework–complete the following and the work that was supposed to be completed before the break—USA test prep and Novel project

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  • Poe
    All day
    2018.11.28-2018.11.29

    Students read/analyzed and identified the following terms in the story “The Fall of the House of Usher” by E.A. Poe:

    imagery, symbolism, author’s purpose, syntax, elements of gothic archetypes, and the use of single effect.

    –Homework–complete the assignment above (due Friday), work on Novel project, and USA test prep

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  • Poe
    All day
    2018.11.30

    Students discussed the elements found in “The Fall of the House of Usher” and began looking for the same elements along with Rhyme Scheme in “The Raven”

    Students also began to re-write the first 4 stanzas of “The Raven” into a more updated language while still maintaining the meter and rhyme scheme utlized by Poe—this is due MONDAY in class!!

    –Homework–Complete the above assignment, USA test prep, and WORK ON YOUR NOVEL PROJECT!!!!!!!!!!!!

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