American Literature Calendar

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  • Fitzgerald
    All day
    2019.03.01

    students in 2nd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 20:06

    students in 3rd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 37:27

    –Homework–USA test prep and make sure your notes for Winter Dreams character development and up to the stopping point of the movie are detailed

     

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  • Fitzgerald
    All day
    2019.03.04

    students in 3rd period watched the 1974 Great Gatsby  and took notes focusing on character development of the two main characters –stopped at 1:26:33

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Fitzgerald
    All day
    2019.03.06

    students are to complete the Gatsby video and using curriculumpathways.com to complete the character analysis and then upload the final draft to turnitin.com by Sunday 11:59 pm.

    Write a character anaylsis essay (which focuses on the development and decline of the characters Dexter and Gatsby) where you compare and contrast the development of the two main characters from the film and the short story. MLA formatting and citations are MANDATORY. You should be 10% or less listed for plagiarism by turnitin.com standards. MAKE SURE YOU SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY TO THE REVISION CYCLE FIRST!!!  DON’T SUMBIT TO THE FINAL PORTION UNTIL YOU ARE READY TO COMPLETELY FINALIZE —THIS IS THE ONLY VERSION I WILL GRADE

    IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, E-MAIL ME!!

    –Homework–USA test prep and complete the essay.

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  • O’Connor
    All day
    2019.03.11-2019.03.12

    Students took notes over Southern Gothic literature.  Students read the background for Flannery O’Connor and read/analyzed “The Life You Save May Be Your Own” focusing on elements of southern Gothic, grotesque, characterization, character development, and irony

    –Homework–USA test prep and write a one page (minimum) narrative response from the point where the mother was dropped off to where Shiftlet goes to Mobile.

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  • O’Connor
    All day
    2019.03.13-2019.03.14

    Students read and analyzed “A Good Man is Hard to Find” focusing on elements of southern gothic, character trope inversion, irony and the grotesque (see handouts for the story)

    –Homework–USA test prep and write an alternate ending to the story

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  • O’Connor
    All day
    2019.03.15

    Students presented their alternate endings to “A Good Man is Hard to Find”

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Research
    All day
    2019.03.18

    students took notes over annotated bibliography and research questions–if you were absent contact your group leader

    –Homework–USA test prep

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  • Research
    All day
    2019.03.19

    Students completed notes over research questions and thesis statements–both classes were able to choose their topics and delegate out their subtopics—3rd period began constructing their over-arching research questions

    –Homework–USA test prep and REMINDER: BRING YOUR COUNTY ISSUED CHROMEBOOK  TO CLASS WITH YOU THIS WEDNESDAY

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  • Stress Test
    All day
    2019.03.20

    Students had to take a county mandated stress practice EOC to test the system out and to allow students to become familiar with the testing system.

    –Homework–USA test prep, group research question and thesis

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  • Research
    All day
    2019.03.21

    Students worked on finalizing their over-arching research question and thesis statement—students began working on their sub questions for their individual sub-topics

    –Homework–USA test prep and working on sub questions

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  • Research
    All day
    2019.03.22

    students completed working on creating their sub questions and began working to find on-line peer review articles for the 5 electronic sources (must use the sites on the media center website only!!)—students also received information regarding the etymology project due after spring break

    –Homework–USA test prep and work on your peer-review article research and begin etymology

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  • Research
    All day
    2019.03.25-2019.03.28

    Students are in the Media Center until Thursday working on finding book sources and working at home to find the peer-review journal sources using only the databases provided in class.

    –Homework–this week–work on Research

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