Irving II

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2018-11-02 All day

Students will read the second half of “Legend of Sleepy Hallow” and analyze the language (both figurative and rhetorical) and write another one-page analysis for the second half of the story (identifying author’s voice, purpose, irony, theme, metaphors, similes, and syntax)–Remember that MLA formatting and Citations ARE REQUIRED

–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