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American Lit resource page

Page history last edited by Lisa Cassetty 5 years, 3 months ago

 

 

In the Heart of the Sea map: http://webhost.bridgew.edu/jhayesboh/heartofthesea/ 

larger & labeled map https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zATxJeeHE8FU.kns8TgNlC8NQ&msa=0&hl=en&ie=UTF8&t=m&source=embed&ll=0.703107,-63.632812&spn=114.649121,175.429688&z=2 

 

 

Short Story

 

Presentations:

https://docs.google.com/a/danvillek12vt.us/presentation/d/1aWFuruqyBkMO7Yv0YfEd2M93uuqrq_z_T99q8zYAsFc/edit#slide=id.g3aed99864_06 

 

 

Short story

"Let Me In" by Eve Ensler from I Am an Emotional Creature:

"So How Do You Boost an Ego?" by Kirk Hill from Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II:  

"The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell:  http://www.classicshorts.com/stories/danger.html 

 

M

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First Day of

2014-15 School Year

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27

28

 

29

No school

September 1

No school

2

Transitions List and Examples.pdf

 

3

4

5

First Spelling TEST

8

New words + practice

Elements of Fiction

http://www.readwritethink.org/

files/resources/interactives/lit-elements/overview/ 

9

Word Study

    practice work DUE

Text of The Necklace

http://www.classicshorts.com

/stories/necklace.html

10

11

Word Study TEST

12

Refresher on LEAF paragraph

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cms/lib09/

UT01001306/Centricity/Domain/7862/

Juniors%20%20%20LEAF%20

Paragraph%20Model.pdf 

Character Trait example

Characterization_LEAF paragraph example.pdf 

LEAF paragraph started

15

New words + practice

work on LEAF paragraph -

        Draft due by 7pm

16

Word Study

    practice work DUE

Work on revising

   LEAF paragraph

17

Study &

Work on revising LEAF paragraph

18

Word Study TEST

Work on revising LEAF paragraph 

19

Final LEAF paragraph DUE

 

Grades close for 

Q1 Progress Report

 

 

22

New words + practice

 

Video about theme:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4qME64SkxM 

23

Word Study

   practice work DUE

 

text of _The Gift of the Magi_ by OHenry.pdf

24

25

Word Study TEST

26

NO SCHOOL

Teacher In-Service

 

 

TKAM assignments  TKAM sites & links 

 

Week of 11/10

 

 

 

Week of 10/27 

 

Week of 10/20

 

 

TKAM Responding to ch 9 to 11.pdf

 

Reflection on Manners.pdf

 

prejudice and segregation.pdf

 

TKAM Cornell Note format by chapter.pdf  

 

Historical Context for TKAM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgC09oMIwLc

 

Historical Context TKAM sites.pdf  

 

 

 

Review calendar for handouts and projects (links in blue) and due dates (highlighted in yellow):

Sept - October

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

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30

1

2

3

pre-assessment


Historical Context for TKAM  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgC09oMIwLc


Research Connections

Rubric

TKAM Research Connections Rubric.pdf 

 

New Word Study

Research Connections assigned


Jim Crow photos & examples:http://blogs.swa-jkt.com/swa/10764/2012/09/02/

example-of-segregation-jim-crow/



7

Word Study

Research Connections

Parent-Teacher Conferences in evening

Word Study

Research Connections

9 Parent-Teacher Conferences in evening


TEST

Present Research Connections

 

TKAM Cornell Note format by chapter.pdf

10


NO SCHOOL

Reading

To Kill A Mockingbird (TKAM)

TKAM Cornell Note format by chapter.pdf 

13

New Vocabulary - practice at

http://www.vocabulary.com/

lists/509467/practice

 

Begin reading TKAM - Finish CH1 for homework

Additional vocabulary in TKAM.pdf 

14

TKAM - Finish CH2 for homework

15

TKAM - Finish CH3 for homework

16

TEST

Women CAN DO conference

 

Read ch4 in TKAM

17

7:30 AM = Make-up test

for students out for

Women CAN DO

yesterday 

 

DUE on Monday:

prejudice and segregation.pdf

 

TKAM - Read chs 6 & 7

 Reading/Watching

To Kill A Mockingbird (TKAM)

TKAM Cornell Note format by chapter.pdf 


20

New Vocabulary

 

sheet on prejudice & segregation DUE:prejudice and segregation.pdf  

21

22

23

TEST

24

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS - TEACHER IN SERVICE

End of Q1

Reading/Watching

To Kill A Mockingbird (TKAM)

TKAM Cornell Note format by chapter.pdf 

 

27

New Vocabulary 

 

Writers' Workshop - DUE 10/31

TKAM Responding to ch 9 to 11.pdf

 

TKAM Finish reading

ch 11 (pp. 132-149)

28

29

 

TKAM Finish reading

ch 12 (pp. 153-168)

30

TEST

31 Q1 Repor Cardt

Halloween!

 

Writers' Workshop - DUE 10/31

TKAM Responding to ch 9 to 11.pdf

 

TKAM Finish reading ch 13 & 14 (pp.169-192)

 

NOVEMBER

MON TUES  WED  THURS  FRIDAY 

3

Complete TKAM

ch 16-17

TKAM Complete

ch 18-19

TKAM complete

ch 20-21-22

NO VOCAB

TKAM complete

ch 23-24

10 

ch 27-28

11 

We finished TKAM!

12 

13 

Vocab TEST

14 

Unit TEST

Complete at least one

paragraph of your 3

paragraph essay

 

17 

Writing 

18 

Writing

19 

Writing

20 

Vocab TEST

21 
24  No school this week   Thanksgiving  

 

 

Huckleberry Finn audio w/ words:  http://www.loudlit.org/audio/hfinn/pages/01_05_hfinn.htm 

Huckleberry Finn audio:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH3Q8JYz-20 

 

TKAM Writing assignment (3 paragraph essay on theme): TKAM 3 para essay.pdf

 

DECEMBER                                       School Vacation Dec. 22 to Jan. 5th

MON TUES  WED  THURS  FRIDAY 
1

 

2 3

4

Spell or Vocab TEST

5

READ Huck Finn

chapter 16-18

pp. 84 - 113

notes: HF notes ch 16 to 19.pdf

8 9 10

11

Spell or Vocab TEST

READ Huck Finn

chapter 22-23

pp.  

12 

READ Huck Finn

END of chapter 27

pp. 164 - 179

 

15

READ Huck Finn

END of chapter 29

pp.  179-198

 

16

READ Huck Finn

END of chapter 33

ends on p.  223

 

17

END of chapter 36

ends on p.  241

 

18

Spell or Vocab TEST

19

Huck Finn Unit test

22  No School

No School No School No School No School

 

Audiobook of True Grit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ05tDklYnM  

 

DECEMBER                                                 School Vacation Dec. 22 to Jan. 5th

MON TUES  WED  THURS  FRIDAY 
1

 

2 3

4

Spelling TEST

5
8 9 10

11

Spelling TEST

Read True Grit

to end of chapter

12 

Read True Grit

to bottom

of p. 136

15

word work &

writing 

16

word work &

writing

17

read True Grit

to bottom of p 157

18

Spelling TEST

19

22  No School

No School No School No School No School

 

January

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Rev'd HF Unit TEST

Watch film version

Watch HF film version 

NOTES:  R&J Video notetaking day 1.pdf

Video links:

  1. http://www.biography.com/people/william-shakespeare-9480323#videos
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9P1IJqNDYjQ 
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9uDK3xsLYk (ONLY the first 9 min)

Handouts: Shakespeare Background Notes.pdf 

 

Delayed start

technical difficulties!

 

Word Work - test

next week in WW

 

12 

13 

spell/vocabTEST

14 

R&J up to

Act1, Scene2 (p. 13)

 

15 

R&J up to

Act1, Scene5

(p. 28)

16 

Vocabulary

TEST:   R&J vocabulary list period 3.pdf

 

Assignment:R&J characterization.pdf

DUE 1/28

19 

20 

End of Act 2, Scene 2 (p.45) 

21 

First Kiss: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH7FqcjkmPE  (3:40)

Balcony scene:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0qao2xINsE (4:24) 

22

End of Q2 

 

POL site:

http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/find-poems?letter=G 

23

Teacher In-Service

No school for students 

 

Please pick your poem from POL site & email me with title!

26 

Share chosen poems:

lesson on annotation

27

Field Trip!

Watching TKAM

at the Flynn! 

28 

Assignment DUE:  R&J characterization.pdf

 

Complete R&J 

Annotate your chosen poem

29 

lesson on moving from annotation to analysis

trying out memorization techniques

30

Career Day at Lyndon 

complete poem analysis writing & turn it in:  Poetry.Annotate&Analysis.pdf

 

 

February

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Listen to:

"The Lake of Innisfree"

Conveying emotion: excerpts from Hamlet

"I think I should have loved you presently"

"Annabel Lee" (rhyming)

"My Last Duchess"

http://www.poetryoutloud.org/poems-and-performance/listen-to-poetry 

 

Practice for POL

guest speaker

Writing prompt:

R&J writing prompt 1.pdf

DUE Friday

 

10  11  12  13 
16  17  18 

19 

R&J Writing Prompt 2 DUE

Write a new ending: Imagine that Romeo reaches the vault

just as Juliet awakens. What happens next? Do they live happily ever after?

20 

 

This month we are reading In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick

 

Vocabulary links  Assignments  General  

 

  • List 5 TEST on 4/8:

http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/613435/practice  

 

 

  • List 4 TEST on 4/1:

http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/613428/practice

 

  • List 3 TEST on 3/25

 http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/613420/practice

 

  • List 2 TEST on 3/19:

 http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/613418/practice

 

  • List 1 TEST on 3/11:

http://www.vocabulary.com/lists/613409/practice

 

Due Mar 27:

HeartSea DQ3.pdf

 

Due Mar 13:

Heart Sea DQ2.pdf

 

Due Mar. 6:

Heart Sea Opinion & DQ 1.pdf

 

DUE Mar 4:

Heart of the Sea prep.pdf  

 

Video links from 3/4 class:

Whaling in America (4 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nFdqCr0A1A

Whaling in Nantucket (6 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OilyLVdTow

Student made film (12 min):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mQAq7QTG34&noredirect=1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DHS Writing RubricDHS General Purpose Writing Rubric.pdf

Outline for 5 paragraph essay: 5 paragraph essay outline - Google Drive.pdf

 

 

March --- In the Heart of the Sea timeline                                                                                                                   

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

preface

pp xi - xvi

Ch1

pp. 5-8

4

Background +

writing

5

Ch 1

pp. 18-27 only

6

pp. 28-39

Writing DUE

9

pp. 39-48



10

pp. 48-61

11

POL semi finals

Vocab TEST

Comp check + writing

12

Burke trip

pp. 62-71

13


pp. 71-83

16

pp. 84-97

17

pp. 97-107

 

*UVM trip

18

Comp check + writing

 

Parent-Teacher Conferences in evening

Vocab TEST

pp. 108-122

Teacher in-service 

 

no school for students

23


pp. 123-134

24

 

pp. 135-144

25

Vocab TEST

pp. 144-163

writing: DQ3

Due 3/27

 

MacBeth at Flynn (10th grade only)

26

Burke trip


 

27

pp. 164-176

30

pp. 177-189

 

practice for 'poetry breaks'

 

31

conflict chart

 

1

Vocab TEST

 

pp. 190-199

 


2

pp. 199-212

 

practice for 'poetry breaks'

3

Q3 report card

pp. 212-223 

 

practice for 'poetry breaks'

 

6

pp. 223-229

 

 'poetry breaks'

 

DQ4 

8

Vocab TEST

Jan Reynolds - guest speaker presentation

10:45 - 11:45

9

Watch modern version of R&J

 

 'poetry breaks'

10

Watch modern version of R&J

 

 'poetry breaks'

 

This month we are reading Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers

Please see Ms. Cassetty for a copy of the notes

See calendar below for reading requirements & test dates

Vocabulary links  Assignments  General 

TEST on 3/25:

FA Vocab LIST 3.pdf

 

TEST on 3/18:

Fallen Angels vocab List 2.pdf

 

TEST on 3/11:

Fallen Angels vocab List 1.pdf  

Vocab Work due 3/25:

FallenA supp vocab 3.pdf

 

Vocab work due 3/18:

FallenA supp vocab 2.pdf 

 

Writing DUE 3/13:

Fallen Angels DQ1.pdf

 

Writing DUE 3/6:

FA Opinion 1.pdf  

 

Vocab work due 3/6:

Fallen Angels vocab packet pp 1-100.pdf  

Video clips:


 

MARCH

Fallen Angels timeline

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 
 

4


5

pp 3-12



6

pp. 13-24

supplemental vocab 1 DUE


9

pp.25-41

10

pp. 42-56

11

POL semi finals

Vocab TEST

pp.57-69

12

Burke trip

13

pp. 70-86


16

pp. 86-96



17

 

pp. 97-107

18

Parent-Teacher Conferences in evening

Vocab TEST

pp. 108-120

Parent-Teacher Conferences in evening


pp. 120-144


 

No school for students


23

pp. 145-156


24

pp. 156-172

25

MacBeth at Flynn (for 10th grade only)

Vocab TEST

pp. 173-188

26

Burke trip

27


pp. 189-193


30

pp. 193-217

31

pp. 218-231


1

pp. 232-238

 

DQ3 (Due 4/7)

2


pp. 239-261


3

Q3 report card

pp. 262-271


6

pp. 272-283


7

pp. 284-297

8

pp. 298-309

 

Jan Reynolds - guest speaker presentation

10:45 - 11:45

 

9

UNIT test


10


 

Copy of student calendar:  Student TGC calendar & writing.pdf

Writing assignments Vocabulary assignments General 

Due 4/27: J's journal 2

Jeannette's journal 2.pdf

 

Due 4/24: Reflection 1

TGC Reflection 1.pdf

 

Due 4/22: Jeannette's Journal

---see calendar

Due 4/11

TGC vocab work 3.pdf

 

Due 4/30

TGC vocab work 2.pdf

 

Due 4/27

TGC vocab work 1.pdf

 

 

video on her shame about childhood & parents’ choices (stop at 3:30)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naAy_juIOQk

 

video on mother & title = 3 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lW0XVno-0gM

 

 

APRIL-MAY

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

20

video on mother &book title

video on childhood & parents’ choices 

Complete p.1 notes

Read up to p. 14

21

Writing: Jeannette’s journal

How does J feel about

her parents at this point

in her life? (at age 3)

Read pp. 15-31

22


Read 32-53


23

read 54-66

Vocab 1 work

Reflection 1

 

24

Read 67-80

J’s Journal 2


Weekend: Read 81-93

 

27

Reflection 2

Read 94-109


28

Reflection 3

Read 110-125

29

Vocab 2 work

read 129-139

J’s journal 3



30

read 140-163


1

read 164-195 - be prepared to turn in (on Mon) pp 5-6 of notes for test grade 

4

Reflection 4

 

Read 196-208

5

DUE: R4

 

Read 208-221

6

Reflection 5

 

Read 222-234

7

Due R5

 

Read 235-251

be prepared to turn in (on Fri) pp 7-8 of notes for test grade

8

Vocab 3

***Last day to turn in work for Q4 PR

11       15  Q4 Progress Report

 

We are reading  Lord of the Flies by William Golding

 

Want to listen to it? Here's a link for the audiobook: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejI7RYtDpc0 

Please see Ms. Cassetty for a copy of the notes

See calendar for reading requirements & assignment dates: LotF Writing & student calendar.pdf

Assignments May 4-8 Assignments April 27 - May1 Assignments April 20-24

NF Article DUE 5/04:

 

Writing DQ3 DUE 5/08:

 

Vocab Work 4 DUE 5/07 :

 

Begin ESSAY!

Writing DQ2 DUE 5/01:

Who is the leader now AND

is this person a good leader?

What qualities, events, or actions

of this character support your assertion?

 

Vocab Work 3 DUE 5/04:

LotF Vocab work3.pdf  

 NF Article DUE 4/21:

NF Freud article.pdf  

 

Vocab Work 1 DUE 4/23:

LotF Vocab work1.pdf

 

Writing DQ1 DUE 4/27:

Who is in charge? Defend your choice.

 

Vocab Work 2 DUE 4/28:

LotF Vocab work2.pdf  

 

April-May 2015

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

20

Vocab 1 work

21

read NF article on Freud

annotate & complete NF sheet



22

Ch 1 in class & for homework.

For tomorrow---Be ready to discuss:

Who is in charge? Defend your choice

23

DUE: V1 work


group discussion


Read ch 2 in class & for homework

24

WRITING: DQ1


Read ch 3


Vocab 2 work

27

DUE: DQ1


group discussion


Ch 4

28

DUE: V2 work


WRITING: DQ2

 

Read ch 5 class & hmwk

29

group discussion/ Writing work


 


 

30

group discussion

 

Read ch 6 class & hmwk


 

MAY 1

DUE: DQ2

Vocab 3 work

 

Read ch 7 

4

DUE: V3 work

comp quiz

1/2 of ch 8

 

5

group discussion

 

1/2 of ch 8

Vocab 4 work

6

group discussion

WRITING: DQ3

Read ch 9 

writing time

7

DUE: V4 work

group discussion

Read ch 10

8

DUE: DQ3

NF article(s)

11

ch 11

12

 ½ of ch 12 in class

13

Finish ch 12

14

15  Q4 Progress Repor

 

May & June - Of Mice and Men

 
Assignments

 

 

 

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