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Assignments for November 2020

 

Date Class Work Homework Due Today
Week 11

Mon

11/02

Minimum Day Schedule

Per. 0

7:10

7:40

Per. 1

7:45

8:20

Per. 2

+15 min activities

8:25

9:15

Per. 3

9:20

9:55

Break

9:55

10:05

Per. 4

10:10

10:45

Per. 5

10:50

11:25

Per.

11:30

12:05

Lunch

12:05

12:35

Teacher PD

12:35

2:35

 

Continue "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker

   

Tues

11/03

Create an OpenCCC Account

On Naviance, sign up for El Camino College Orientation.

Add to your College Spreadsheet.  We will apply on December 7 at the El Camino College Orientation (virtual).  Take a screenshot and submit through Schoology during the period.

 

Using your OpenCCC Account, sign up for Santa Monica College for Summer or Fall 2021.

Take a screenshot and submit through Schoology during the period.

 

 

 

Discussion "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker

_________________(name of work) is a story of _______________ (abstract noun and a what about that abstract noun).  It shows how _________ (how that abstract noun plays out in the work).

In Breakout Rooms: Reread work to identify

 

Characterization through objects

Characterization Object Chart due Wednesday by 11:59 PM in Schoology.

 

Wed

11/04

A pause for mood and tone.

  • Characterization Object Chart due Thursday by 11:59 PM in Schoology.  DO NOT FORGET REFERENCES TO TONE in the chart

 

Thurs

11/05

Today we will be knocking around in AP Classroom.

In preparation, read the short work "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin.

 

Next, log into AP Classroom and watch the three videos on characterization.  You are well advised to take notes as this is fundamental instruction on AP guidelines.

 

Finally, open this week's folder in Schoology and respond to the Discussion Board called CharacterVidDiscussion by 11:59 tonight.  READ ALL INSTURCTIONS

  • Characterization Object Chart due tonight by 11:59 PM in Schoology. DO NOT FORGET REFERENCES TO TONE in the chart.  Use the Tonal Scale handout from Schoology and highlight this section in yellow.

  • Character Video Discussion Board due in Schoology tonight by 11:59 PM.

  • Please take our first AP Multiple Choice Quiz: Character Test 1.  The test will be open starting tomorrow at 8 AM and running through 11:45 PM Sunday night.  Please note, the test is timed.

Characterization Object Chart due tonight by 11:59 PM in Schoology.

 

Character Video Discussion Board due in Schoology tonight by 11:59 PM.

 

Fri

11/06

Teacher Full Day Meeting No Students  
Week 12

Mon

11/09

Minimum Day Schedule

Per. 0

7:10

7:40

Per. 1

7:45

8:20

Per. 2

+15 min activities

8:25

9:15

Per. 3

9:20

9:55

Break

9:55

10:05

Per. 4

10:10

10:45

Per. 5

10:50

11:25

Per.

11:30

12:05

Lunch

12:05

12:35

Teacher PD

12:35

2:35

 

Feedback from past assignments: identifying and embracing AP protocols.

 

Bringing it all together.

 

A little work with characterization

(access materials in 11/09 - 11/13 Schoology folder)

 

Aspects of  Characterization: Access Assignment from Schoology folder for this week.  The subject is you.

 

  • Complete the Aspects of Characterization Chart. The subject is you. Upload to Schoology by the end of your period.

 

Tues

11/10

Group work.  Select any of the short works we've read in the past few weeks ("Araby", "Girl", "A Worn Path", "Everyday Use").  Go into Schoology folder for this week.  Access and complete.

- Aspects of Characterization: The same form you used for your personal characterization.

- The Source of Characterization Worksheet: Choose a main character from your chosen work

- Maintain a list of adjectives to describe character (while you will submit only one, EVERYONE should maintain a list)

 

You will submit ONE document for the group.  Make sure you upload each document into the appropriate assignment area.  Make sure the first person in your alphabet does the submitting.  No dulplicates PLEASE.

 

 

 

Weds

11/11

Veterans Day No School

 

Thurs

11/12

In groups, work on characterization worksheets.

  • In Schoology, submit the following by 11:59 PM.  Please note specific instructions on the assignment page.

    • Aspects of Characterization

    • List of Adjectives to Describe Character

    • Sources of Characterization

Characterization documents in Schoology by 11:59 PM. tonight.

Fri

11/13

Review our first AP Classroom multiple choice quiz.

Work in breakout rooms to both identify the correct answer as well as provide rationale for that answer.  Submit individual work by the end of the period.

In Schoology, submit the Character Test identifying the correct answer and the reasoning for that answer.  Write on the test is fine.  Submit by end of your period.  Please note specific instructions on the assignment page. 

Character Test identifying the correct answer and the reasoning for that answer.  In Schoology by end of your period.
Week 13

Mon

11/16

Minimum Day Schedule

Per. 0

7:10

7:40

Per. 1

7:45

8:20

Per. 2

+15 min activities

8:25

9:15

Per. 3

9:20

9:55

Break

9:55

10:05

Per. 4

10:10

10:45

Per. 5

10:50

11:25

Per.

11:30

12:05

Lunch

12:05

12:35

Teacher PD

12:35

2:35

 

Review answer to multiple choice quiz.  Maintain notes to study for AP.

 

Review characterization charts.  Answer Characterization Activity Discussion Question in the 9/16 - 9/20 folder.  Due tonight by 11:59.

  • Review characterization charts.  Answer Characterization Activity Discussion Question in the 9/16 - 9/20 folder.  Due tonight by 11:59.
Review characterization charts.  Answer Characterization Activity Discussion Question in the 9/16 - 9/20 folder.  Due tonight by 11:59.

Tues

11/17

A few words on setting

AP Skill 2.A: Identify and describe specific textual details that covey or reveal a setting.

 

Review from Kate Chopin's The Story of an Hour" using support for active reading (chart).  What does the new form of reading reveal?

 

Practice with "Araby" by James Joyce.  Submit chart tonight in Schoology by 11:59 PM.  Please attempt the "Function" column.

  • Practice with "Araby" by James Joyce.  Submit chart in Schoology by 11:59 PM.  Please attempt the "Function" column.
Practice with "Araby" by James Joyce.  Submit chart in Schoology by 11:59 PM.  Please attempt the "Function" column.

Weds

11/18

Relook at "Araby" through the filter of setting.

 

 

Thurs

11/19

Read: "The Masque of Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe.

   

Fri

11/20

Read: "The Masque of Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe.

Maintain evidence of active reading and chart the details of setting. Please include the FUNCTION column.

 

Questions How does class affect this story and where is this evidenced in the text?  Thesis claim please!.  Upload your group thesis claim in Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

 

  • With your group, write a thesis claim that answers the following prompt:

    How does social class affect this story and how is it evidenced?

    Include a rhetoricl lement in your claim; attempt to connect the what (first part of the question) and the how (rhetorical element)

    Upload your group thesis claim in Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

  • Complete Progress Check 1 over the weekend.  Due date Sunday, Nov. 22. 11:59 PM.  Let's not have nonsense hanging over our heads during the break.

Upload your group thesis claim in Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

Complete Progress Check 1 over the weekend.  Due date Sunday, Nov. 22. 11:59 PM. 

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 23-27

Week 14

Mon

11/30

 

Minimum Day Schedule

Per. 0

7:10

7:40

Per. 1

7:45

8:20

Per. 2

+15 min activities

8:25

9:15

Per. 3

9:20

9:55

Break

9:55

10:05

Per. 4

10:10

10:45

Per. 5

10:50

11:25

Per.

11:30

12:05

Lunch

12:05

12:35

Teacher PD

12:35

2:35

 

First, let's review your claim from "The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe.

Thesis claim review/rewrite 

Watch video:

Respond to Thesis Old/New Assignment posted in Schoology.  Due tonight by 11:59 PM. Thesis Old/New Assignment posted in Schoology.  Due tonight by 11:59 PM.

Tues

12/01

Read: "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

Maintain evidence of active reading and chart.

 

Complete frame sentence for this work. 

 

_________________(name of work) is a story of _______________ (abstract noun and a what about that abstract noun).  It shows how _________ (how that abstract noun plays out in the work).

   

Weds

12/02

How does your awareness of setting, particularly the nuances of setting beyond time and place, support your perception of the work?

 

Please complete the RoseEmily Discussion  in Schoology by 11:59 tonight.  Include the frame sentence, your response to the question, and responses to at least TWO classmates. 

Identify the plot structure in our go-to short story "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin.  Why do you believe Chopin arranged the plot as she did?  Please provide a paragraph response in Schoology by 11:59 tonight.

 

 

Thurs

12/03

A Few Words on Point of View:

Raymond Carver: "Cathedral"

Watch: AP Classroom: Plot and Structure.  Please view the assigned videos on Plot and Structure: Skill 3.A Daily Video 1, Skill 3.B Daily Video 1. 

 

Did watching the videos change anything about your understanding of plot?-------------------------

 

Fri

12/04

Continue "Catherdral" by Raymond Carver Let's write.  You've attempted the multiple choice progress check, let's do the Free Response Question Progress Check for Unit 1.