5/26-29/2015 (SOL) -Warm up/"The Rocking Horse Winner" The Rocking Horse Winner 1)What was the little boy’s initial wager? 2)When did he start winning? 3)What is his motivation for betting? 4)How does he come up with the winning horse’s name?
3/12-13/2015 -Free Write/Athletics -Overview/Commencement Speech -Rhetorical Terms -Quiz "Shooting An Elephant" HW-Book Review due April 20th
3/4-5/2015 -Warm up/Describe an event where you or someone you know had to save face? -Visual Irony/Cartoon packet -"Shooting an Elephant" p 440 TP/Book Review due 4/21/2015
2/23-24/2015 -Discuss appeals -Irony in Visual Rhetoric/Finish Packet
Directions: Using online or print resources find ethos, logos, and pathos and explain how the speech or advertisement reflects the appeal.
Options: 1)Find three advertisements that contain the appeal. Identify the appeal and explain (written). 2) Select a speech from the link http://www.americanrhetoric.com/moviespeeches.htm or http://www.filmsite.org/bestspeeches.html. Highlight the text and identify the type of appeal. A brief explanation should explain the appeal. 3)Find a comic, political cartoon, or other visual rhetoric and explain the use of the appeal. Please save on Sharepoint and be prepared to present to the class. 2/6-9/2015 -Finish poems -Satire/part 2
2/4-5/2015 -TPCASTT/2 poems-p 120-209 Survey: Please have all of your students take this short survey prior to March 12.
12/11-12/2014 -"A Modest Proposal" Overview -Holt Reader p. 175-188/graded!
12/9-10/2014 Act 2 and 3/Questions Free-writes and missing assignments Free-Writes are all ½ page minimum and should thoroughly discuss the topic for full credit.
1.Conditioning: How has society and/or your family conditioned you? Explain.
Much Madness is divinest Sense - (620) BY EMILY DICKINSON
Much Madness is divinest Sense - To a discerning Eye - Much Sense - the starkest Madness - ’Tis the Majority In this, as all, prevail - Assent - and you are sane - Demur - you’re straightway dangerous - And handled with a Chain - What does this poem mean? What is the theme?
a. How does this relate to Brave New World
(Bernard Marx and/or Helmholtz Watson)?
b. Provide examples (movies, TV, books, song lyrics) that illustrate the poem’s theme.
How is this video representative of a dystopian society and of the short story by Kurt Vonnegut, Harrison Bergeron? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i46h9dAaDfo 12/5-8/2014 -MacBeth Review -Finish Act I -Act I Questions due!!!
12/3-4/2014 -Quiz/Globe -MacBeth Act I -Questions/Act I MacBeth
12/1-2/2014 -Propaganda Presentations -Project Review/Elements of Propaganda -Macbeth and Shakespeare Overview