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Assignments for October 2019

 

Date Class Work Homework Due Today
Week 6

Mon

09/30 

What is drama?

Aristotle's Poetics

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.
  • Draft 3 Personal Statement due Friday.
 

Tues

10/01

Context for the tragedy 

In drama, Greece is the word. 

Understand the importance of

  • Imitation

  • Harmony

and their component parts

  • College Application Writing Workshop, 4:30 in the high school library

  • Draft 3 Personal Statement due Friday.

  • Make a chart of the priorities of The BIG IDEAS of tragedy according t Aristotle.   Provide denotation.  We will want to be mindful of context as we approach the work.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application

 

Weds

10/02

Journal 3a:

How important is it that you feel in control of your life?  Have there been times when seemingly random circumstances and external influences left you without control?   When did this happen, and how did you respond?

 

Oedipus the King

 

Thurs

10/03

Oedipus the King

 

Fri

10/04

Some peer editing

 

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application

  • Draft 4 of Personal Statement due Friday Oct. 11.

  • Review feedback from your last in-class essay.  On Monday, have at least one question about that essay to help focus your rewrite.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

Draft 3 Personal Statement

Week 7

Mon

10/07

Essay questions

Oedipus the King

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • College Fair is 10/10.  Awesome stuff.  Check it out.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

In-class essay questions.

Tues

10/08

Oedipus the King

  • College Application Writing Workshop, 4:00 in the high school library.

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • College Fair is 10/10.  Awesome stuff.  Check it out.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

  • Bring your thesis claims (specific and universal) from the essay rewrite.  We will review before the Draft 4 personal statement peer edit.  Due Friday, 10/11.

 

Weds

10/9

Oedipus the King

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • College Fair is 10/10.  Awesome stuff.  Check it out.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

  • Bring your thesis claims (specific and universal) from the essay rewrite.  We will review before the Draft 4 personal statement peer edit.  Due Friday, 10/11.

 

Thurs

10/10

Oedipus the King
  • College Fair

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

  • Bring your thesis claims (specific and universal) from the essay rewrite.  We will review before the Draft 4 personal statement peer edit.  Due Friday, 10/11.

 

Fri

10/11

Thesis share out for inclass rewrite

Draft 4 (and last) peer review.

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version.

  • Review for Unit Test on Monday and Tuesday.

Draft 4 personal statement.

Two thesis claims for in-class essay rewrite.

Week 8

Mon

10/14

Oedipus Multiple Choice Portion of test (AP style) and additional matching.
  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Review materials for Essay Portion of the unit test.

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application

  • Deadline to pay for the AP Exam is Friday, October 18.  It is $94 per test (an additional $40 late fee).  Bring your application and fees to Mrs. Thompson in the front office.

In-class essay rewrite due Monday, October 14.  Make sure you attach the in-class version

Tues

10/15

Oedipus Essay Portion of Test
  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application

  • Deadline to pay for the AP Exam is Friday, October 18.  It is $94 per test (an additional $40 late fee).  Bring your application and fees to Mrs. Thompson in the front office.

 

Weds

10/16

Building some bridges: from prose to poetry.

Review of style

Personal device glossary

One page device assignment

  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application.

  • Deadline to pay for the AP Exam is Friday, October 18.  It is $94 per test (an additional $40 late fee).  Bring your application and fees to Mrs. Thompson in the front office.

  • Complete your 20 device glossary.

  • One page literary device assignment: Select 1 device from the glossary you composed.  Follow the outline layout out in class.

  • Literary Device: denotation

  • Example: From Oedipus the King.

  • Function The Three C's: Context, Concept, Connection.  See handout.

 

Thurs

10/17

Begin poetry unit

Poetry:

 
  • Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test is October 18.  Get your materials in.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Application.

  • Deadline to pay for the AP Exam is Friday, October 18.  It is $94 per test (an additional $40 late fee).  Bring your application and fees to Mrs. Thompson in the front office.

  • Okay, complete the denotations in your device glossary.  I'm checking.

literary device analysis

Fri

10/18

Poetry

Some basic understandings

Almost Everything You Need to Know About Poetry handout

Let's explicate a poem.

  device glossary

Week 9

Mon

10/21

12th grade school-wide Assessment

Poetry

Deadline to sign up and pay for the AP Lit test

Tues

10/22

Ms. Gerber out for Common Assessment grading.

Creative writing - poetry

 

Wed

10/23

Poetry

 

Thurs

10/24

Poetry

 

Fri

10/25

First Socratic Seminar - Poetry

 

Week 10

Mon

10/28

Minimum Day

 

   

Tues

10/29

 
 

Weds

10/30

     

Thurs

10/31

     

Fri

11/01

Teacher In-Service

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