Macbeth Unit: Video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8sUBYIU5koA Questions and text/see attached
1/28-29/2014 Act I Overview/Macbeth Character Quiz Act II/Scene 2-5 Act II Questions
1/9-10/2014 -Vocab/5 sentences -MP Packets -Grade and Attendance Update -Appeals in Modest Proposal
1/7-8/2014 -Finish Appeals Presentation -define vocab p. 580 (quiz on 1/10 or 1/13) -"Modest Proposal" p 580/satire and appeals -Intro to Scot-Irish/MP Context http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfK3ApHKU4c -MP Packets
1/2-3/2014 -Rhetorical Presentations/Appeals in the Media -Appeals in the text (class set)
12/12-13/2013 Rhetoric: Appeals in the Media 12.4 Student will read and analyze a variety of informational materials, including electronic resources. 12.1 Student will make a 5 to 10 minute formal oral presentation.
Objective: Student will correctly identify appeals in visual and print media.
Directions: Using online or print resources, find ethos, logos, and pathos and explain how the speech or advertisement reflects the appeal.
1) Find three advertisements that contain the appeal. Identify the appeal and explain (written).
11/27 (A Day) -Filming/editing day -Notebooks are due December 2nd
11/26 (B Day) -Filming/editing day -Guided reading -Notebooks are due December 3rd 11/25 (B Day) -Filming or scripting day 11/22 -Filming or scripting day
11/20 -Video project introduced -Script must be approved by Ms. Effner or Mr. Stravino
11/18 Research paper is due today Introduced the final project (come see me if you are not in a group) Reading - I plan to finish BNW by the end of this week (keep up with the reading if you are not in class)
11/14 Peer edit day Final paper due Monday for A day, Tuesday for B day 11/7 -Dig Day, outline, and four intro paragraph work (If it is not finished in class, it is homework. Please have all three documents completed and ready for next class.) -Reading 11/4 -Reading day -Vocabulary quiz
1) Embolden (verb)– to give someone more confidence to do something 2) Stereoscopic (adjective)– involving, producing, or resembling the effects of seeing something as three-dimensional 3) Decorum (noun)- the compatibility of an element such as character, form, style, or plot in a literary or artistic work with the work as a whole 4) Perpetual (adjective) – lasting for all of time 5) Melancholy (adjective)– a feeling of pensive sadness with no obvious cause 6) Galvanic (adjective)– caused by, or producing, an electric current by chemical reaction between metals 7) Prostrate (verb) –to lay or thrown someone or thing on the ground 8) Selenium (noun)– a chemical element that is not a metal 9) Warble (verb)– to sing with trills, quavers, or melodious turns 10) Tactual (adjective) – caused by or due to touch
10/25 A-day: research library day B-day: discuss research options/questions -review current events worksheet -Silent reading questions
10/23 -Dig Day worksheet -In-class research day -In-class reading
Vocab words: you will be given a quiz next time we meet. Impotence – the quality of lacking strength or power Plaintive – sounding sad and mournful Endocrine – of, relating to, or denoting glands that secrete hormones or other products directly into the blood Interminable – having or seeming to have no end Suffuse – to spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light Phosphorus – a mineral that combines with other substances to form organic and inorganic compounds Inconspicuous – not readily noticeable or prominent Annihilate – to destroy a substance utterly Pneumatic – moved or worked by air pressure Queue – a file or line, usually of people waiting in line
10/1-2 Quick write - Quick Write (will count for next notebook check) – We are about to have an in depth discussion about your notebook. Your notebook should contain the “difficult”questions. Skim your notebook and write down the question you really want to talk about. Write a paragraph about the question. How does it relate to BNW? What are some themes that surround the question? Do you have an answer to the question? Could others have a differing opinion/answer?
For Homework: -5 words from the reading - defined -A completed notebook ( I am collecting them 10/1 for A days and 10/2 for B days)
Some of you asked if I would put the journal prompts here: 9/17 - conditioning: what does it mean to be conditioned (think Pavlovian conditioning)? Are we conditioned today?
9/19 - what is your personal utopia/dystopia? What is involved in each world? Who has the power? This can be included in the T-chart. It does not have to be separate.
9/27 Think of the most shocking part of the book in our readings thus far. BNW is a warning to future generations – X (the shocking part of the book) could occur if we keep doing Y. This is a cause and effect relationship. What do you think is the most shocking part of BNW? What is the present day cause of this shocking future effect?
9/27 Comfortably Numb worksheet
9/27-30/13 -Quick Write/"Shocking" BNW -Notebook List -5 words/Reading (defined for HW) -Floyd Time/Journal HW-Define vocab.
9/23-24/2013 -Reading Ch 2&3/Flash Dialogue -Dialogue Activity -Review Vocab for quiz HW-Study/Review for vocab quiz
Viviparous - bringing forth living young rather than eggs, as most mammals and some reptiles and fishes
Lupus - a long-term autoimmune disorder that may affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs
Viscosity – a measure of its resistance to gradual deformation by shear stress or tensile stress
Waggishly – full of roguish good humor
Largess – generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others
Predestine – to fix upon, decide, or decree in advance
Enumerated – to mention separately as if in counting
Freemartin – an animal that is born sterile
Wintriness – lack of warmth or cheer
Proliferate – to grow or multiply by rapidly reproducing new tissue, parts, cells, or offspring
Homework: Due 9/19-20 -5 defined vocabulary words from the first chapter of Brave New Word -Have a polished mini presentation ready (topics assigned in class)
Brave New World audio book: http://youtu.be/F3VDOoIn_m0
9/13-16/13 1) Students will be turning in the re-written Emerson essay. -Students will complete the reflectionprior to submitting. 2) Vocabulary quiz-pass out and collect when finished. 3) In class college essay.
9/11-12/13 Obj:12.7The student will develop expository and informational writings. -Sept. 11 Free-write -Emerson Essay/Feedback -Peer edit -Goals/Reflection -Vocabulary Review -Exit/Writing goal HW-Rewrite essay for grade! Due next class.
9/9-10/13 (1A Admin./Paperwork and forms) Homework/Brainstorm-Evidence SAT Rubric 45" Timed Writing Pre-Assessment-Emerson Quote SAT Vocabulary List 1-prevalent, replete, mollify, pretentious, Constitution Day, substantiate, mundane, ameliorate, knotty, vapid HW- Define SAT terms and identify parts of speech