May 26/30

DUE: Literary Criticism by 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Introduce Grammar Unit 7 — Usage (Packet)
  2. Introduce Vocab List 8
  3. III.1-3 Quiz
  4. Discussion
  5. Groups: Develop topic into theme

HW:

  1. Read III.4-7
  2. III.2 Annotation: III.2 The Grindstone (except 6th period)
  3. Literary Criticism due by 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday morning–submit to Turnitin.com and Nicenet.org

May 24/25

DUE: None.


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Results of annotation competition
  2. How to post papers to Nicenet.org
  3. Vocab Quiz 7
  4. II.22-24 Quiz
  5. Discuss chapters
  6. Assign Theme Connections Project

HW:

  1. Read III.1-3
  2. A Day and B Day: Post your essay to Turnitin.com AND Nicenet.org by 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday
    1. Be sure to follow the instructions for posting as a message on Nicenet.org.
    2. Class Key: S3792Z8278

May 22/23

DUE:

  1. Peer feedback on rough drafts (rough drafts checked off by Mr. Level today)
  2. Extra Credit

ACTIVITIES:

  1. Return rough drafts (if necessary)
  2. II.19-21 Quiz
  3. Resume script activity

HW:

  1. Read II.22-24
  2. Vocab Quiz 7 next class
  3. Literary Criticism: Final Draft due in two class periods!

May 18/19

DUE: Rough Draft


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Swap rough drafts with two peers.  Recieve Peer Feedback Instructions
  2. II.16-18 Quiz
  3. Recap
  4. Annotation contest:
    1. annotate the II.16 – Flies in the Wine Passage individually
    2. make contributions to the class annotation
    3. Mr. Level will decide which class has the strongest annotation
  5. Script activity — we are only just starting.  We will finish next class.

HW:

  1. Read II.19-21
  2. Peer edit the two papers you received today
  3. Extra credit due next class

Note: New dates!  The Vocab Quiz will be on Wednesday/Thursday next week, and the Final Draft of the Literary Criticism is now due on May 26 for A Day and May 30 for B Day.

May 16/17

DUE: Mob Tone Analysis


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Vocab PPT.
  2. II.14-15 Quiz
  3. Discuss mob passage
    1. what’s the tone?
    2. how does it show?
    3. what’s the purpose?
  4. Discuss Ch. 14-15
  5. Work on Unit Guide
    1. we selected motifs

HW:

  1. Read II.16-18
  2. Rough draft (two printed copies!)
  3. May 22/23: Vocab Quiz 7; extra credit due

 

May 10/11

DUE: II.7 Paragraph


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Check out this sample outline (posted below)
  2. II.7-9 Quiz
  3. Discuss beginning of II.7
  4. Recap II.7-9
    1. Clarify confusions
  5. Scripts: Practice subtext and subtleties with a tough dialogue passage (Darnay and the Marquis)

HW:

  1. Read II.10-13
  2. Outline
    1. See Outline Template – Lit Crit