• Lesson 12 Aug 20-21

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/20/2019

    1.  Review "Summer" by John Updike.  

    2.  Students will answer the questions on the study guide, and share.

    3.  Review the writing process development found in the textbook.

    4.  Hand out  the prompts for the summer reading. 

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  • Lesson 11 Aug 19

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/16/2019

    1.  Vocabulary Quiz 1

    2. A and P quiz

    3.  Collect paragraph

    4. Distribute "Summer"

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  • Lesson 10 Aug 16

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/16/2019

    1.  Coninue class discussion of A and P

    2. Complete vocabulary review.

    3. Students write paragrpah over A and P. 

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  • Lesson 9 Aug 15

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/15/2019

    1. Vocabulary discussion

    2. Students complete pargraph

    3. Students begin A and P reading

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  • Lesson 8 Aug 13-14

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/12/2019

    1.  Senior meetings with the guidance department. 

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  • Lesson 7 Aug 12

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/7/2019

    1.  Students should have their group thesis statement from the prior class.

    2.  The teacher will model the writing process of creating the thesis statement and arugmentative/analytical paragraph using "The First Day".

    Student input for evidence and claims will be used.

    3.  The groups will then expand their thesis into an evidence-based paragraph. 

     

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  • Lesson 6 Aug 9

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/7/2019

    1.  Students will work in groups of 4-6.

    2. Students will read the short story, "There Will come Soft Rains" and use the Short Fiction Notes page as a guide to find evidence and then decide which categories are most important. 

    3.  They will record that evidence on the gallery walk sheets.

    4.  They will then use their abstract terms sheet to create a workable thesis. 

    How to write a analytical thesis statement

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  • Lesson 5 Aug 8

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/7/2019

    1.  Students will use the "Abstract ideas in Literature" guidelines to record details, and how those details can be used to develop themes and universal awareness.

    These will be taken over the summer reading novels. 

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  • Lesson 4 Aug 6-7

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/5/2019

    1.  Continue "Story of an Hour" reading.

    2.  After discussion, students can take the quiz in pairs. (grade together)

    3.  Have students begin to sign up for the College Board 

    4.  Discuss vocabulary usage for list one. 

    5.  Give students notes example for Summer reading. 

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  • Lesson 3 Aug 5

    Posted by Andrew Johnson on 8/5/2019

    1. Read, "The Story of an Hour," Kate Chopin.

    2. Review how various strategies of interpretation are used in correspondance with this story.  Use the Short Fiction notes for a foundation.

    3. Hand out the vocabulary list 1. 

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