Cooper/Irving

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2018-11-01 All day
Students conducted an open discussion over the use of rhetoric from both Cooper and Irving (1st half) using the 4-corners method

–Homework–USA test Prep and Scarlet Letter reading project

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  • 2018-11-14 All day

    Students read and discussed and annotated Poe's short story and Dickinson's 3 poems with a focus on language, logical fallacy, misapplication, syllogism, and use of syntax

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

  • 2018-11-16 All day

    Students completed the discussion of Poe and Dickinson and looked at visual analysis with Durand

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

  • 2018-11-26 All day

    Students read, discussed, and annotated the two Hawthorne short stories with a focus on didactic and author's attitude as well as parable, supporting evidence, persuasion, and how the stories compare to the Scarlet Letter

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

  • 2018-11-28 All day

    Students finished discussion Hawthorne and took a synthesis timed write

     

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

  • 2018-11-30 All day

    Students read/ analyzed/annotated Alcott's short story focusing on author's purpose, point-of-view, diction, and how details can change perspectives---students also wrote their own multiple choice stem questions based on the above reading

     

    --Homework--Scarlet Letter, USA, Google discussion, and complete any unfinished readings/work from class---Print remaining authors

  • 2018-12-03 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-04 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-05 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-06 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-07 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-10 - 2018-12-14 All day

    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

  • 2018-12-17 All day

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

  • 2018-12-19 All day

    Students took the AP Lang final exam