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Assignments for May 2019

 

Date Class Work Homework Due Today

Week 13 (32)

Mon

04/29

Minimum Day

Vocab 7b deno/conno

What is Realism?

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

  • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Please buy (for 5 Gangstuh points) or borrow (for break even points) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check Friday 05/03.

 

Tues

04/30

What factors would motivate a rejection of the fantastic, the optimistic, the academic?

Compare excerpt from The Jungle with "Annabel Lee."

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Please buy (for 5 Gangstuh points) or borrow (for break even points) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check Friday 05/03.

 

Weds

05/01

he linchpin between two movements: Walt Whitman

Review Voice - the way in which an author establishes a unique identity.  Voice consist of:

1. Style - syntax, form, meter

2. Diction - word choice, dialect, vernacular, colloquialisms.

3. Tone - the author's attitude toward the work

4. Point of View - the perspective from which a story is told.  Consider bias.

-First person

-Second person

-Third person objective

-Third person limited

-Third person omniscient

 

"O Captain! My Captain"

vs

- ""I Hear America Singing" (packet  5).

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Please buy (for 5 Gangstuh points) or borrow (for break even points) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check Friday 05/03.

 

Thurs

05/02

“When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer…” (text 312)

 “Sparkles from the Wheel” (text 312)

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Please buy (for 5 Gangstuh points) or borrow (for break even points) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check Friday 05/03.

  • Study for Vocabulary 7b Quiz (See Quizlet)

  • The Harrison Hays version of Quizlet (thank you, sir): https://quizlet.com/397317062/11h-vocab-7b-flash-cards/

 

Fri

05/03

Vocabulary 7b Quiz

 

 

What is Regionalism

Regionalism/The Tall Tale

 

Read from Life on the Mississippi pg 324

 

-How does Twain's reflection on the Romantic ambitions of childhood contrast with the realities of adulthood, as revealed through experiences of disappointment and failure?

-How does Twain use comedy in his chapter? What role does comedy seem to play?

 

 

 

 
  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Please buy (for 5 Gangstuh points) or borrow (for break even points) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check Friday 05/03.

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald for book check

Week 14 (33)

Mon

05/06

Read from Life on the Mississippi (1883) pg 324

 

-Reflect on the way Twain's reflection on the Romantic ambitions of childhood contrast with the realities of adulthood, as revealed through experiences of disappointment and failure?

-How does Twain use comedy in his chapter? What role does comedy seem to play?

 

Vocab 8b Deno/Conno.

 
  • Read The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 13.  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF)

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Reader's Response: -From Read from Life on the Mississippi (1883) pg 324 in textbook.  Reflect on the way the author's reflection on the Romantic ambitions of childhood contrast with the realities of adulthood, as revealed through experiences of disappointment and failure.  Due Wednesday 5/08.

 

Tues

05/07

Naturalism

 

Author Background: Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge/Background: Ambrose Bierce (txt pg. 344)

Read "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce

 
  • Read The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 13.  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF)

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Reader's Response: -From Read from Life on the Mississippi (1883) pg 324 in textbook.  Reflect on the way the author's reflection on the Romantic ambitions of childhood contrast with the realities of adulthood, as revealed through experiences of disappointment and failure.  Due Wednesday 5/08.

 

Weds

05/08

Read "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce
  • Read The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 13.  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF)

  • TONIGHT. Read Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" (p319 in your textbook).

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

Reader's Response: -From Read from Life on the Mississippi (1883) pg 324

Thurs

05/09

Read "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce

  • Read The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 13.  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF)

  • Study for Vocab 8b Quiz (See Quizlet).

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

 "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"

Fri

05/10

Read "An Episode of War" by Stephen Crane (textbook, pg. 352)
  • Read The Great Gatsby by Monday, May 13.  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF)

  • Please print or download into Notability:

    • American Classic Homework Packet

    • American Classic Reading Packet

    • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Read "The Story of An Hour" by Kate Chopin (pg. 11 in Reading Packet).  Complete a Reader's Response: How does Kate Chopin communicate the main message? (hint: you should identify that main message as well as address the HOW).  Due Tuesday, 5/14. 

 

Week 15 (34)

Mon

05/13

Complete an "Episode of War" (pg. 352)

 

The Other

Author Background: W.E.B. Du Bois

Read "Of the Meaning of Progress" (txt pg. 362)

Chart the narrative arc and identify the narrator's conclusion at the end of the piece.

What is innately Naturalistic about the piece?

 
  • Realism Packet due Friday.  No late work and no redemptions

  • Answer questions in the Homework packet (Word/PDF) as we move through the work.  Remember to use the packet as practice for completing the essays (answer prompt, precise diction and syntax, fill in the space provided, tense, no taboos, gerunds, passive voice)

  • Read "The Story of An Hour" by Kate Chopin (pg. 11 in Reading Packet).  Complete a Reader's Response: How does Kate Chopin communicate the main message? (hint: you should identify that main message as well as address the HOW).  Due Tuesday, 5/14. 

The Great Gatsby reading.

Tues

05/14

The Other

Read "My Heart Feels Like Bursting" by Chief Satanta and "I Will Fight No More Forever" by Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce.

How do these speeches by Native American leaders reflect the literary movements at work during this period?

  • Realism Packet due Friday.  No late work and no redemptions

 
Reader's Response: How does Kate Chopin communicate the main message?

Wed

05/15

Pass back past unit test essays and review, if time allows.
  • Realism Packet due Friday.  No late work and no redemptions

  • Bring packet to class.  You can work on this if you finish the writing prompt early.

 
 

Thurs

05/16

In-class Writing Prompt

 

Please watch this video, and respond to the following question:

 

Emilie Wapnick

Why some of us don't have one true calling.

 

What is the author's main message?

Identify and explain at least one rhetorical strategy (such as mood, tone, etc.) the speaker uses to achieve this message.

 
  • Realism Packet due Friday.  No late work and no redemptions

 
 

Fri

05/17

Realism/Naturalism Unit Test

 

Realism Packet

Week 16 (35)

Mon

05/20

Review Term Paper

Vocab 9b Deno/Conno (Last one guys)

  • Bring materials so that you can work on your term paper next week.

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Tues

05/21

Work on Term Paper in class - due on Thursday 5/30.

  • Bring materials so that you can work on your term paper next week.

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Weds

05/22

Work on Term Paper in class - due on Thursday 5/30.

  • Bring materials so that you can work on your term paper next week.

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Thurs

05/23

If you missed the Realism Unit Test, go to Ms. Burns' office any time starting at lunch.

Work on Term Paper in class - due on Thursday 5/30.

  • Study for Vocab 8b Quiz (See Quizlet).

  • Bring materials so that you can work on your term paper next week.

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Fri

05/24

Vocab 9b Quiz

Work on Term Paper in class - due on Thursday 5/30.

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

  • Study for Semester 2 Vocab Final on Friday (see Quizlet)

 

Week 17 (36)

Mon

05/27

 
  • Study for Semester 2 Vocab Final on Friday (see Quizlet)

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Tues

05/28

Review questions for Term Paper

The Great Gatsby

  • Study for Semester 2 Vocab Final on Friday (see Quizlet)

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Weds

05/29

The Great Gatsby

  • Study for Semester 2 Vocab Final on Friday (see Quizlet)

  • Term Paper due on Thursday 5/20 at the start of class.   No late work, no Redemption.  If you are not at school that day, send the work as an attachment before the start of your class.

 

Thurs

05/30

The Great Gatsby

  • Study for Semester 2 Vocab Final on Friday (see Quizlet)

  • As we move through the work, edit your answers in  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF).

Term Paper due

Fri

05/31

Semester 2 Vocab Final

  • As we move through the work, edit your answers in  The Great Gatsby Homework Packet (Word or PDF).

 

 

 

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