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  • Bryant
    All day
    2018.12.03

    Students reviewed and expanded on Alcott.  Students read/analyzed/annotated Bryant’s piece with a focus on organization, argument, and rhetorical appeals

    –Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished readings from class—Print remaining authors

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  • Emerson
    All day
    2018.12.04

    Students read/analyzed/annotated Emerson’s speech with a focus on elements of Transcendentalism, aphorisms, claims, and language

    –Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished readings from class—Print remaining authors

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  • Bloom
    All day
    2018.12.05

    Students read and analyze the criticism by Bloom focusing on argument, logical appeal, and creditbility—Students worked on an argument essay over the following prompt:

    Bloom indicates that Emerson believed that adversity might be a good thing.  Write an argumentative essay where you agree, disagree, or qualify Bloom’s assumption of Emerson’s beliefs.  Use evidence from both texts to support your response.

    –Final drafts due to turnitin.com by Friday 11:59pm (no late work accepted)

    –Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished work from class—Print remaining authors

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  • Thoreau
    All day
    2018.12.06

    Students read/analyzed/annotated the two pieces by Thoreau focusing on tone, style, transcendentists ideals, hyperbole, and metaphor–repsonded to discussion questions

    –Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished readings from class—Print remaining authors

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  • Whitman
    All day
    2018.12.07

    Students read/annotated, and analyzed Whitman’s poetry with a focus on syntax, figurative language, prose vs poetry, and author’s purpose–students also recieved instructions for the upcoming Socratic Seminar over Scarlet Letter, The Crucible, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    —Homework–Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished readings from class—Socratic Questions

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  • Socratic Seminar
    All day
    2018.12.10-2018.12.14

    Students will conduct and present a Socratic Seminar over the three novels The Scarlet Letter, The Crucible, and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

    –Homework–study for final exam

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  • Final Review
    All day
    2018.12.17

    Students did an in-class study review for the final exam

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  • Final Exam
    All day
    2018.12.19

    Students took the AP Lang final exam

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