American Lit Calendar

By August 12, 2017
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  • Code of Conduct
    All day
    2018.08.06

    students read and discussed the code of conduct handbook

    Students will test on this in Homeroom Tuesday

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  • Syllabus
    All day
    2018.08.07

    Discussed the class syllabus, rules, and website section for American Lit.

    –Homework–Students are to sign (both printed and electronic) the syllabus, academic dishonesty, and class rules sheets by Friday, August 10, 2018.

    –Turnitin.com —Students are REQUIRED to set up a turnitin.com account by Friday, August 10, 2018.

    1. Go to turnitin.com
    2. Click on the “Create Account” link to the upper right.
    3. Click on the “Student” link.
    4. Within this window you will add Class ID and password.
    • 2nd period
    • Class Id–18578009
    • Enrollment key–hamilton-02
    • 3rd period
    • Class Id–18578277
    • Enrollment key–hamilton-03
    1. You also will add your account information (first and last name, email, password, secret question.)

    When you finish and exit the wizard, you can log in to your account by entering your e-mail address and the password you created in the appropriate fields of the sign in box and clicking “Log In.”

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  • Terms Diag.
    All day
    2018.08.08

    Students worked on a literary terms diagnostic

    –Homework–sign syllabus (paper and electronic), sign-up for turnitin.com, sign attendance contracts

     

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  • Unit Pre-test
    All day
    2018.08.09

    Students began the Unit pre-test  and received textbooks for AM Lit

    –Homework–sign syllabus (paper and electronic) and sign-up for turnitin.com by tomorrow.

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  • Cont Pre-test
    All day
    2018.08.10

    students completed the pre-test from yesterday

    –Homework–complete enrollment for turnitin.com, work on summer reading assignment

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  • Writing Diagnostic
    All day
    2018.08.14

    students took the writing diagnostic

    –Homework–work on summer reading

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.15

    students took notes over the history of Native American Myths

    –Homework–work on summer reading and go to the on-line textbook to make sure your information works

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.16

    students took notes over Puritanism and began notes over Colonialism

    –Homework–work on summer reading

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.17

    Students worked on Colonialism notes

    –Homework–Read and annotate pg. 16 (Build Skills) and 18-20 (“The Earth on Turtle’s Back)–focus on identifying the following:  aspects of Native American themes and motifs and oral traditions,  symbolism, setting, style and the author’s purpose.  Bring with you to class on Tuesday!!

    –WORK ON SUMMER READING !!!

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  • Notes
    All day
    2018.08.20

    2nd–completed notes over Colonialism

    –Homework–complete annotations for the weekend homework–work on summer reading assignment–and begin work on USA Test Prep

     

    3rd–began notes over Colonialism

    –Homework–complete annotations for the weekend homework–work on summer reading assignment–and begin work on USA Test Prep

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  • Native Myths Project
    All day
    2018.08.21

    Students received the Native American Myth Group project information and began working on assignment task 1 in class.

    –Homework–complete readings from the project, work on USA Test prep, and summer reading projects

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  • Native Myths Project
    All day
    2018.08.22

    students continued to work in groups over task 1

    –Homework–complete task 2 (the chart and questions page of the packet), USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Native Origin Myths
    All day
    2018.08.24

    students worked in groups on their rough drafts

    –Homework–group leaders type final drafts and submit to turnitin.com by Sunday 11:59pm–complete USA test prep and summer reading (due 8/31/2018)

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  • John Smith
    All day
    2018.08.27

    students began reading The General History of Virginia pg 70 and identified examples of pov, language shifts, author’s purpose, and symbolism

    –Homework–complete the piece and information above, USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Bradford
    All day
    2018.08.28

    students began reading and analyzing “Of Plymouth Plantation” focusing on author’s purpose, use of information and persuasion, Puritan plain style, breaking down long sentences

    –Homework–complete the work above , USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Edward
    All day
    2018.08.29

    students read and analyzed “Huswifery” by Edward Taylor–focusing on Puritan plain style, syntax, metaphor and extended metaphor, inversion, conceit, and apostrophe

    –Homework–complete analysis by going through line by line and deciphering each lines’ meanings, USA test prep, and summer reading

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  • Bradstreet
    All day
    2018.08.30

    Discussed the rest of Taylor’s poem and read/analyzed Bradstreet’s “To My Dear and Loving Husband” focusing on the same elements as Taylor

    –Homework–Complete analysis of Bradstreet, USA test prep, and Summer Assignment Due Tomorrow!!!

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  • Edwards
    All day
    2018.08.31

    Students began reading and analyzing “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” focusing on archetypes, figurative language, sermons and oratories

    –Homework–students are to complete the reading and identification of the above components–Students are to the AFTER YOU READ section of the story on the on-line textbook and complete SKILL QUESTIONS section and submit through on-line text book.  ALL work due when you come to class!!!!

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