Quarter 3 Class Notes and Worksheets

January 25/26

Students analyzed passages from chapter 2 to identify the purpose of the chapter.Students analyzed diction, characterization, mood, conflict, etc..

Homework: Students need to follow reading guide. Prepare 2 items for discussion. Write these out and provide explanation for your discussion points. These discussion points can be a comment, question, connection, important quote, or any combination of these.


January 27/30

Students identified and analyzed techniques that RLS uses to create mood in Jekyll/Hyde. Students wrote in class about which technique they believed was the most effective at creating mood.

Homework: Students need to follow reading guide by reading pages 28-33. Students will write a 1 page (double spaced typed or handwritten) analysis about something within those chapters. The analysis is a formative assessment. The analysis can be about anything the student discovers from those pages (metaphor, symbolism, characterization, motif, mood, theme, setting, etc.). This does not need to have a body paragraph and a concluding paragraph as it is only 1 page.

January 31/February 1

Students took a reading quiz. Students analyzed characters' internal conflicts.

Homework: Need to read "The Last Night," Prepare 2 items for discussion. These discussion poitns can be a comment, quesiton, connection, improtant quote, or any combination of these.

February 2/3

Students took a reading quiz. Students analyzed the chapter The Last Night and found patterns/motifs/symbols to help with their analysis.
Homework: Need to read "Doctor Lanyon's Narrative" and "Henry Jekyll's Full Statement of the Case" Prepare 2 items for discussion. These discussion poitns can be a comment, quesiton, connection, improtant quote, or any combination of these.

February 6/7

Students discussed the end of the book. Discussion focused around major themes, author's style, and symbolism in the text.
Students were assigned the essay for the book. ESSAY DUE : 3/3/2012 by 11:59 p.m.

Homework: Bring at least 3 essay topic ideas to class.

February 8/9

The Guidance Counselors came to our class to discuss registering for class classes for the 2012-2013 school year.

Homework: Essay

February 10/13

ESSAY KICK START - begin essay work in class

Homework: Self-created homework assignment. Study for TEST

February 14/15

Jekyll/Hyde open note test

Homework: Work on essay. Read the beginning of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Markehiem" on page. 85-90 of the book

February 16/17

"Markehiem" and "Richard Cory"
Finish reading Markheim and Richard Cory in class and complete reading activities.

Homework: Work on essay.

February 21/22

Review Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Quoting texts. Had time to write paragraphs using outside sources.

Need to know how to cite the introduction or the book? taken from
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/06/
A Work Prepared by an Editor
Cite the book as you normally would, but add the editor after the title. (example)

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Ed. Margaret Smith. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998. Print.

An Introduction to a book
If the writer of the piece is different from the author of the complete work, then write the full name of the principal work's author after the word "By." For example, if you were to cite Hugh Dalziel Duncan’s introduction of Kenneth Burke’s book Permanence and Change, you would write the entry as follows: (example)

Duncan, Hugh Dalziel. Introduction. Permanence and Change: An Anatomy of Purpose. By Kenneth Burke. 1935. 3rd ed. Berkeley: U of California P, 1984. xiii-xliv. Print.


Homework: Work on essay!!!! DRAFT DUE MONDAY (A DAY)/TUESDAY (B DAY) 2/27 and 2/28

February 23/24

Introduction to Service Learning Project -Work day
Kids to Kids International

February 27/28

Checked Draft
Work on draft of Service Learning Project

Introduction to The Stranger by Albert Camus.
Webquest:

Homework:
1) Finish Essay!!! Help available after school Tuesday -Friday until 2:40. Extra help by IB students on Wednesday and Thursday.

2) Finish Camus Webquest

February 29/March1

Introduction to the Stranger. Discussed that this is a work is translated from French and discussed how the impact of translation can effect meaning and interpretation. Began reading chapter 1. Discussed the characterization of Meursault and the use of literary devices that impact his characterization.

Homework:
1) Finish Essay!!! Help available after school Tuesday -Friday until 2:40. Extra help by IB students on Wednesday and Thursday.

2) READ Chapter 1. In your notebook - write down 2 discussion questions for you ard your partner to discuss next class. Also, analyze two passages you see as either meaningful to an aspect of the text (theme, character) or a passage that strongly exemplifies a literary device (mood, symbolism, tone, figurative language, foil characters) and explain the meaning of that device. Each analysis should take about a half of a page in the journal.
*Feel free to take notes as you read!*

March 2/4

Introduced the Stranger: Chapter 1 discussion. Identifying theme.

Homework: Read chapter 2-3. 2 discussion questions and 2 passage analysis

March 6/7

Learned about existentialist and absurdist philosophies. Discussed examples and how this philosophy connects to the book.
Homework: Read chapter 4-6 of Part 1. Write down 3 discussion points (1 needs to be about existentialism)

March 8/9

Had a discussion about part 1 of the book. Met with partners to discuss project thesis
Homework: Read Part 2 chapter 1-3. Complete 2 passages of analysis that pertain to your project topics.

March 12/13

Discussed the idea of an anti-hero & applied it to the book. Closure is something all students need to finish for this day (A test grade)
Homework: Finish the book. Find 1 passage of analysis from the end to support your thesis.

March 14/15

Discussed organization of presentation/essays. Specifically, we discussed what makes a strong topic sentence.
Homework: Study for test - test includes The Stranger, anit-hero, existentialism/absurdism
FINISH OUTLINE FOR PRESENTAITON

March 16/19

Work on project/essay
Homework: Be ready to present

March 20/21

Presentations

March22/23

Presentations
Homework: Bring in Stranger reading journals. Essay Due on 3/25 by 11:59p.m. on Turnitin.com

March 26 A DAY

Beginning new unit: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Homework: Read Act I. Answer Act I Questions

March 27/28

County Benchmark Tests

March 29 B DAY

Beginning new unit: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Homework: Read Act I. Answer Act I Questions

March 30/April 1