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  • Notes
    All day
    2019.11.01

    Students completed the notes over American Gothic and Transcendentalism

    –Homework–Go to Google Classroom for instructions

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  • Narrative
    All day
    2019.11.07

    Students worked on peer-editing their Cross-over narratives using the Milestones Rubric for Narrative writing

    Students began working on their final drafts (typed–MLA format)

    –Homework–complete typed final drafts and submit via google classroom by 11:59 p.m.

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  • Speed Dating
    All day
    2019.11.08

    Students conducted a “Speed Dating” exercise in which they “dated” the text (by responding to questions around the room) and then with each other (by discussing their responses) all for “The Devil and Tom Walker”

    –Homework–None

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  • Speed Dating Text
    All day
    2019.11.12

    Students took a brief State writing exam and then completed speed dating the Devil and Tom Walker

    Students wrote a one-page reflective analysis about their experience

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Poe
    All day
    2019.11.14

    2nd–read/analyzed the first part of “The Fall of the House of Usher” up to question 4 in activelylearn –students also took notes identifying the following:  imagery, single effect (see page 311 in textbook), long sentence/syntax, elements of gothic archetypes, symbolism, and author’s purpose

    –Homework–complete questions 1-4 and USA test prep

    6th–read/analyzed the first part of “The Fall of the House of Usher” up to question 5 in activelylearn –students also took notes identifying the following:  imagery, single effect (see page 311 in textbook), long sentence/syntax, elements of gothic archetypes, symbolism, and author’s purpose

    -Homework–complete questions 1 to 5 and USA test prep

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  • Poe
    All day
    2019.11.15

    students in both class continued to read and analyze “The Fall of the House of Usher” on activelylearn

    –Homework–USA test prep and complete the rest of the Poe story and questions

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  • Dickinson
    All day
    2019.11.18

    Students learned how to use TPCASTT for analyzing poetry—read and paraphrased “Because I Could Not Stop For Death” by Emily Dickinson (page 426 in the textbook)

    –Homework 2nd period only–USA test prep and complete the paraphrase section of the TPCASTT Form

    –Homework 6th period only–USA test prep and complete the paraphrase section and the 4 sections under Connotation of the TPCASTT Form

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  • Dickinson
    All day
    2019.11.19

    Students completed discussion over “Because I Could Not Stop for Death” and began working on “I heard a fly buzz when I died” and “There’s a certain slant of light” by Emily Dickinson—working on the TPCASTT chart

    –Homework–USA test prep and Complete the TPCASTT charts for all three poems

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  • Hawthorne
    All day
    2019.11.21

    Students continued to read, discuss, and analyze “The Minister’s Black Veil”

    –Homework–complete the reading and questions and complete USA test prep—-work on Romanticism project

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