Monday August 31, 2015 - Classes with Bass - Home

Monday August 31, 2015 - Classes with Bass - Home

Daily Agenda September Pre AP English II Monday August 31, 2015 Do Now: Agenda: Do Now Continue reading Contents of a Dead Mans Pocket Finish completing the Learned section of the KWL chart. Create a suspense chart Finish reading the story for homework. ELACC9/10RL5: Analyze how an authors choices of structure create effects such

as mystery, tension, or surprise. ElaCC10RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail the development over the course of the text. Reminders: Bring your book daily. Upcoming short story test next FRIDAY Tuesday September 1, 2015 Do Now: In what kinds of jobs is it routine to risk ones life and why are some people attracted to these jobs? ELACC9/10RL5: Analyze how an authors choices of structure create effects such as mystery, tension, or surprise. ElaCC10RL2: Determine a theme or

central idea of text and analyze in detail the development over the course of the text. Agenda: Discuss The Contents of a Dead Mans Pocket Dear Abby letters Characterization chart Story test next Friday September 18th. Get your copy of the novel Of Mice and Men Dear Abby Letter. Pretend that you are Toms wife Clare, and you are writing a Dear Abby letter about your husband being a workaholic. You will have about 15 minutes to complete this. Wednesday September 2, 2015 Do Now: What are some examples of a modernday plague? How do people protect

themselves against such things? Standards: ELACC10-RL1, ELACC10-RL2, ELACC10-RL7, ELACC10-RL9 Agenda: Do Now Background notes History Channel video https:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=AJfVmGQ NM5Y Symbolism Symbolism: a writers use of symbols in which a place, thing or event stands for a larger idea A dog can be a symbol of A rose can be a symbol of

A dove can be a symbol of May be subtle and open to interpretation Can help reader understand and appreciate broader meaning of a work Imagery The use of figurative or descriptive language to create a vivid mental picture Involves at least one of the five senses--sight, sound, touch, feel, taste Helps to establish the mood of the piece Masque of the Red Death Author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) Known for tales of horror and the macabre Pioneered detective stories and science fiction Troubled life Orphaned at young age when father

abandoned family and mother died of tuberculosis At age 26, married 13-year-old cousin who died 11 years later of tuberculosis Died mysteriously after being found on the streets of Baltimorespeculation includes alcoholism, heart disease, even rabies Background: The Black Death One of the most devastating pandemics in human history, peaking in Europe between 1348-1350 Killed 25 million people, 30-60% of Europes population Spread by infected rats and flea bites Started with appearance of buboes (tender, enlarged lymph nodes under the armpits, in the neck, or in the groin) Most died a horrific death within 3-5 days Background: The Black Plague They died by the hundreds, both

day and night, and all were thrown in ... ditches and covered with earth. And as soon as those ditches were filled, more were dug. And I, Agnolo di Tura ... buried my five children with my own hands ... And so many died that all believed it was the end of the world. The Plague in Siena: An Italian Chronicle Thursday September 3, 2015 Do Now: Agenda: Why do you think Poe would be inspired by The Black Death when writing Masque of the Red Death?

Answer Essential Question Vocabulary identification Text Codes and Reading The Masque of the Red Death https:// www.youtube.com/ watch?v=A69P-Lcikzw Standards:

ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2- Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of text. Friday, September 4, 2015 Do Now: Prince Prospero is hosting a masquerade. Why do you think that is significant in the story? ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2Determine a theme or central

idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of text. Agenda: Finish text codes for The Masque of the Red Death I=Imagery S=Symbolism Directed Note Taking Due TUESDAY 9/8 Complete the chart fully Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Do Now: MUG #4 Agenda: Written response #2 to Essential Question Question Generation

ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of text. Write five questions on the bottom of your note taking handout. Short Story study guide Media Center Short Story Study Guide Literature Terms: Antihero:

Foil: Symbolism: Imagery: Allusion: Vocabulary: Characterization:

Direct Characterization: Contents of a Dead Mans PocketConvoluted, grimace, deftness, imperceptibly, reveling, interminable Indirect Characterization: Subordinate Characters: Round Characters: The Monkeys Paw&The Bridegroomdoughty, maligned, credulity, prosaic, avaricious, furtively, fusillade, foreboding, and tumult

Flat Characters: Dynamic Character: The Masque of the Red Death- august, piquancy, arabesque, cessation, disapprobation, habiliments Static Character: Dialogue: Theme:

Protagonist: Background Notes on the Black Death Know the author, storyline, setting, characters, and plot for the following Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Do Now: Agenda: Why does an author use allusion?

ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2- Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of text. Final answer to Essential Question First determine the theme Give three examples each of imagery and symbolism in your answer. The answer must take up the entire page. (At least two paragraphs) Multiple Choice question ELACC10-W2: Write explanatory texts Extended writing Mask to examine and convey complex

Assignment ideas, concepts, and information Study Guide clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and TEST FRIDAY! analysis of the content Thursday, September 10, 2015 Do Now: Which story read so far did you like the most? Why? ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2- Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of text. ELACC10-W2: Write explanatory texts

to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of the content. Agenda: Work on your study guide Mask Creations and Explanations Friday, September 11, 2015 Do Now: Prepare yourself for the test. Clear your desk! ELACC10-RL1- Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELACC10-RL2Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course

of text. Agenda: Short Story Exam Mask Project DUE MONDAY Monday, September 14, 2015 Mrs. Bass is out of class Agenda: Gilgamesh reading and question sheet. Tuesday, September 15, 2015 Do Now: Turn in your mask and get ready to view the film The Masque of the Red Death Staple everything together including the rubric. Place it in the white box. Agenda:

Film The Masque of the Red Death Complete film viewing guide Standards: ELACC10-RL7: Analyze the representation of a subject of key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. Reminder: Get a copy of Of Mice and Men Wednesday September 16, 2015 Do Now: Review film thus far. Bullying survey in media center 2nd and 5th periods Standards:

ELACC10-RL7: Analyze the representation of a subject of key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each Media center Continue viewing film 4th period: Finish viewing film treatment. Reminders for tomorrow. Thursday September 17, 2015 Mrs. Bass is out of class today. 4th period Bullying

survey Room 381 The Great Depression activity 2nd and 5th:The Great Depression Activity Friday September 18, 2015 Do Now: Who was John Steinbeck? What did he write? Standards: ELACC10-RL7: Analyze the representation of a subject of key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. Agenda: Turn in The Great Depression activity -Finish viewing film and video guide

- Great Depression video - Need Of Mice and Men book Monday. Monday September 21, 2015 Do Now: Journal explanation Standards: ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. ELACC10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings. Agenda: Journal Explanation

Exam return Turtle Extended Metaphor Reading and Activity Get your copy Of Mice and Men by Wednesday Extended Metaphor A metaphor, is a comparison between two unlike subjects. An extended metaphor is when an author uses a metaphor throughout a long passage or even an entire poem. An author would use an extended metaphor to create a clearer comparison between the two items. Tuesday September 22, 2015 Do Now: Seating chart Agenda: Inflammatory Quick write: Follow directions when

prompted. words in literature Standards: ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. ELACC10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings. Quick write and discussion Gloria Naylor essay Incident poem Wednesday September 23, 2015 Do Now: What does it mean to be an

outsider/displaced person? How does a person become an outsider/displaced person? Standards: ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. ELACC10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings. Agenda: Book report review Book access on website Book assignment OMAM Vocabulary Begin Reading Of

Mice and Men Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Vocabulary Write the word and 1. find the definition 2. to add to your notes. 3. You will be quizzed 4. periodically on 5. these words 6. Juncture 1. Contempla te Recumben t 2. Carp Restless

3. Mimic Scowl 4. Irrigation Periscope 5. Anguish Pantomim e Thursday September 24, 2015 Do Now: What is your version of the American Dream? List the three things you most want in life (material or other) and explain why they are so important. Standards: ELACC10-RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the

text. : ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. Agenda: Chapter 1 quiz Chapter 1 close reading and annotating Chapter 1 Study question sheet HW: Read Chapter 2 Friday September 25, 2015 Do Now: Journal Assemble and turn in. Staple top sheet to compiled journals. Standards: ELACC10-RL2:

Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text. : ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. Chapter 2 Quiz Annotation check Chapter 2 vocabulary Discussion over OMAM Read Chapter 3 by Tuesday! Chapter 2 Vocabulary Laden Peer

Derogatory Plaintive Mollify Pugnacious Contort Complacently Gingerly Ominous Muse Dignity Monday September 28, 2015 Do Now: Discuss how you can be a good listener and presenter. ELACC9-SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating

command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. Agenda: Book review and poster presentations. Based on todays presentation, whose book would you read if you could? Vocabulary Quiz over chapters 1-2 Wednesday Chapter 3 OMAM due Wednesday. Tuesday September 28, 2015 Do Now: From yesterdays presentations, whose book would you read? ELACC9-SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal

English when indicated or appropriate. Agenda: Book review and poster presentations. Based on todays presentation, whose book would you read if you could? Vocabulary Quiz over chapters 1-2 Wednesday Chapter 3 OMAM due Thursday. Wednesday September 30, 2015 Do Now: What is the meaning of muse in the book? ELACC9-SL6: Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when

indicated or appropriate Agenda: Vocabulary Quiz Chapters 1 and 2 Finish book presentations Finish reading Chapter 3 Reading check Chapter 3 tomorrow! Thursday October 1, 2015 Do Now: Lennie and George do not technically have a house, but in what ways to they have a home? Where is that home? Standards: ELACC10-RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text.

: ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. Agenda: Finish Presentations Chapter 3 Reading Check Complete chapter 2 and 3 study question worksheet Chapter 3 Vocabulary 1. Dusk 9. Subdue 2. Derision 10. Orchard

3. Receptive 11. Rapt 4. Nuisance 12. Bemused 5. Lynch 13. Retreat 6. Hunch 14. Poised 7. Rheumatism 15. Hitch 8. Misery Chapter 3 Reading Check Up in Weed, Lennie scared a girl because

he wanted to touch her dress, but he got scared and wouldnt let go. What color was the girls dress? Chapter 3 Reading Check When Carlson takes Candys old dog outside to shoot him, what does Slim remind Carlson to take with him? Chapter 3 Reading Check The dream farm that George an Lennie fantasize about is actually a real place. The couple that owns it is old and the wife needs an operation. How much would the couple sell the farm for? Friday October 2, 2015 Do Now: Think about what hope looks like. Draw a picture of your image of hope. Explain your image. StandardsELACC10-RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its

development over the course of the text. : ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. Agenda: Chapter 2&3 study questions handout Chapter 3 vocabulary -Day in the Life of the Working Poor activity Chapter 4 Reading due Monday Friday October 2, 2015 Do Now: Think about

what hope looks like. Draw a picture of your image of hope. Explain your image. StandardsELACC10-RL2: Determine a theme or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text. : ElaCC10-L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.-Interpret figures of speech. Begin reading Chapter 4. Chapter 4 vocabulary Work on Study questions for chapter 3 and 4.

Chapter 4 reading due Monday. Friday October 2, 2015 Agenda: Reading check Chapter 4 Discussion over study questions Begin reading Chapter 5. Chapter 5 Vocabulary Chapter 5 due Monday Chapter 3-4 vocab quiz next Wednesday.

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