Mrs. Anthony English 2 Honors

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o    Week 1

o    Monday 10/ 15

 

          

o    Tuesday 10/16

 

   Early Release Day

 

   1. Quiz: Subject/Verb Agreement

 

    2. Cartoon Bio--Things Fall Apart and Chinua Achebe

 

 

   HW:  Read Chapers 1 through 4 of TFA and complete

            study questions on the 4 chapters.  Study

            questions are optional for an extra grade.  If you

            do not keep up with them, you will not have the

            option of turning them in for extra grades.

 

    **Novel reading policy: You are to keep up with

        the nightly reading regardless of absences.  If you

        were truly too ill to even read, you must return

        with a written note to me from a parent stating such

        along with a contact number.  Since many of the quizzes

        on the novel will be unannounced, you will be expected

        to take the quiz. 

 

         

o    Wednesday 10/17

 

    1. Discuss Chapters 1-4 of TFA

 

    **LINK: Picture of Okonkwo's Family Relationships

 

 

     HW: Read chapters 5 and 6 in TFA for tomorrow

 

         

 

o    Thursday 10/18

 

   

      **Read chapters 5 and 6 in TFA

  

     ** Complete study guide questions

 

 

 

 

    HW: Read chapter 7 in TFA tonight

                

 

 

 

o    Friday 10/19

 

    1. Discuss Okonkwo's actions in chapter 7

        

 

 

 

      Group activity: Read and annotate Chinua Achebe's

      background above

 

      Discuss ideas in groups

 

      Pick spokesperson to share

       

          

HW: Read chapters 8 and 9 of TFA for this weekend

Be prepared for a quiz Monday, 10/11 on chapters 1-9

of TFA

 

        

          

                 

o    Week 1 Concepts

    

    

  • LAFS for Week of 10/15-10/19

 

  • Reading/Literature

     

    • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature
 

 

                

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o    Week 2

o    Monday 10/22

 

   **Address scattered questions prior to test

   

    Test: Things Fall Apart--chapters 1-9

 

   

 

    HW: Read chapter 10 in TFA for tonight

 

   

o    Tuesday  10/23

 

    **Study guide check for those who are doing it for

        an extra grade.

 

   Chinua Achebe's writing style:

 

   Proverbs and superstitions in Igbo culture

 

   Group work: Interpret Igbo proverbs

 

   What do we learn about the values and beliefs of

    the Igbo people through their proverbs and superstitions?

 

 

    HW: Read chapters 11 and 12 in TFA for tomorrow

 

 

o    Wednesday  10/24

 

     LINK: Chinua Achebe's purpose in writing TFA

  

     Read/annotate/mini-Socratic on author's purpose

 

     HW: Read chapters 13 and 14 in TFA for tomorrow

 

 

o    Thursday 10/25

 

    **Elements of a tragic hero--Okonkwo

 

     **LINK: Aristotle's Elements of a Tragic Hero

 

    **Discuss concepts and events in chapters 13 and 14

 

 

   HW: Read chapter 15 in TFA

 

         

o    Friday, 10/26

 

   Begin project on Legends

    **No more than 4 people per group

 

    **LINK: Instructions for Legend Project

 

 

 

   (You will have 2 days in class to complete this project. This

     project will be presented next Wed., 10/31.)

 

 

    HW: Read chapters 16, 17, and 18 in TFA for Monday

 

    *Don't forget the Movie on the Lawn!

 

      

         

 

       

o    Week 2 Concepts

 

    • LAFS for Week of 10/22-10/26

 

         Reading/Literature

        • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 

        • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature
 
      • Writing
        • Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

 

o    Week 3

o    Monday--10/29

 

    **Projects: Legends

 

     **LINK: Instructions for Legend Project

 

      **Rubric for Legends Project

      

    HW: Review Chapters 16, 17, and 18 for tomorrow

 

 

         

 

 

 

o    Tuesday--10/30

 

    **Finish Legends projects

 

    **Discuss TFA Chapters 16, 17, and 18

 

 

    HW: Finalize projects for presentations tomorrow.

 

 

o    Wednesday--10/31

 

    **Legends Presentations

 

    **Finish any discussion of TFA

 

 

   **HW: Read chapter 19 for tonight in TFA

 

     

            

 

 

o    Thursday--11/1

 

    **Complete Legend presentations

 

    **Address chapters 16-19

    

 

   ** HW: Read TFA Chapters 20 and 21

 

 

o    Friday--11/2

 

      **Quiz: Things Fall Apart

 

 

 

   HW: Finish TFA over the weekend

         

 

 

 

 

        

o    Week 3 Concepts

 

 

 

  • LAFS for Week of 10/29-11/2

         Reading/Literature

      • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 

      • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature

 

    • Writing
      •  Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

 

 

 

o    Week 4

o    Monday--11/5

 

   **Discuss ending of Things Fall Apart

 

   **Ask yourself---how did I do?  Did I read the whole

       novel?  Did I slack and skip chapters?  Did I read the book

       but skip the study guide?  Did I complete all of the reading

       AND the study guide as well?
 

   ****Video: Chinua Achebe: An Image of Africa

 

   ****LINK: Guide Questions for Video

 

  **HW: 1. Complete Part 2 of study guide on TFA IF

              you are turning it in for an extra grade.

              2. Review background info and final chapters for

              quiz tomorrow on chapters 22-end.

 

    

 

o    Tuesday--11/6

 

    **Final Quiz: TFA--Background info and chapters 22-End

 

     **HW: None tonight

         

 

    

 

o    Wednesday--11/7

 

        

     **Heart of Darkness--Joseph Conrad

             

 

   

 

o    Thursday--11/8

 

    **Complete Video Sparknotes Heart of Darkness

 

    **Chinua Achebe: Excerpt from "An Image of Africa"

 

        Achebe's commentary on the novella Heart of Darkness

 

   ** Read and annotate Acheve's "An Image of Africa"

         and Conrad's "Heart of Darkness"    

   

 

   HW: Have all notes ready for class discussion/Socratic

   for tomorrow.

 

Friday--11/9

 

          **Complete reading and annotating the handout titled

              " An Image of Africa" and the handout "Excerpts from

                Heart of Darkness".  Be prepared to discuss in a Socratic

                Seminar on Monday.

 

          **Complete the 2 writing prompts on Chinua Achebe and

              the material we have covered.  Be sure you elaborate

              extensively on each prompt.  A 5-6 sentence paragraph response

              is inadequate.

 

          **LINK: Writing assignment/prompts--Things Fall Apart

 

          **HW: Finish writing to turn in Monday if not done in class.

 

         

            Congratulations to the boys' golf team on their

            second place state finish this week!

 

               

       

 

            Good luck to the cross country and swim teams this week!

 

                           

 

         

 

 

o    Week 4 Concepts

 

  • LAFS for Week of 11/5-11/9

         Reading/Literature

      • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 

      • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature
 

 

 

o    Week 5

o    Monday--11/12

 

    **Turn in writing assignment from Friday if not done.

 

    **Socratic discussion on Things Fall Apart, Heart of Darkness,

        and Chinua Achebe

 

      ==>  How do themes and messages present in the novel

               apply to situations in our world today?  What can be

               learned from the situations in Africa during the 1800s?

  

 

   HW:  Print out background PPT on Oedipus Rex.  Remember,

             don't print out full slides in Media Center.

  

o    Tuesday--11/13

 

      **Read short story "The Jewels" in teal

           World Literature textbook. 

 

       **Take notes on author's background preceding story.

    

       HW: Print out outline view of PPTs below

 

       **LINK: Background: Oedipus Rex

 

      **LINK: Role of the Chorus

      

      

         

o    Wednesday--11/14

 

      

    **LINK: Background: Oedipus Rex

 

      **LINK: Role of the Chorus

 

 

         **LINK: Video--Greek Theater

 

        

 

  • Thursday--11/15

 

          **LINK: Background story of Oedipus Rex

 

          **Today, a display of Mrs. Anthony's

               artistic abilities--prepare to be amazed!

 

               

 

           

        **Begin Part I of Oedipus Rex

 

 

         **HW: None

 

  

o    Friday--11/16

 

     **Part I: Oedipus the King

 

    For those who were absent, we read only the

    Prologue, up to where Oedipus and the Priest exit

    and the Chorus enters.  This is on page 10 of the link below.

 

 

 

    We took notes on examples of metaphors and irony. Be sure

     to get them from a friend when you return.

 

 

   **LINK: Oedipus Rex--Full Play

 

 

    HW: None this weekend. 

 

 

   

 

 

             

   

   

 

o    Week 5 Concepts

 

 

 

  • LAFS for Week of 11/12-16

         Reading/Literature

      • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

     

  •  Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

  • Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

                

      • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

 

      • Analyze how an authorís choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.

          

 

 

o    Week 6

o    Monday--11/19

 

     **Chorus Interpretation/Parados: Groups

 

     **Read Scene 1 up to the entrance of Teiresias

 

 

     **LINK: Oedipus Rex--Full Play

 

        HW: Complete interpretation of chorus activity

        if not completed in class.        

 

      

   

o    Tuesday--11/20

 

    **Today we completed reading Scene I in Oedipus.  The link below is an Adobe PDF.  Open it, and you can see where we left off on page 25.  We read to the end of the scene, where Ode 1 begins.  However, we did not begin Ode 1.

 

 

     **LINK: Oedipus Rex--Full Play

 

    **Kahoot shenanigans! 

     

 

 

  HW: No homework!!

  

o    Wednesday--11/21

 

   

 

               

   

 

o    Thursday--11/22

 

   

 

 

   

 

      

o    Friday--11/23

 

   Black Friday--Shop 'til you drop. 

 

   

 

  

 

o    Week 6 Concepts

 

 

 

  • LAFS for Week of 11/19-11/23

         Reading/Literature

      • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
      • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature

 

 

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o    Week 7

o    Monday--11/26

 

    **Grammar warm up: Pronoun/antecedent agreement

 

     **LINK: PPT/Pronoun/Ant Agreement/Grammar Bytes

        

     **LINK: Indefinite Pronoun List

 

    **Review action from Scene 1 of Oedipus Rex. 

 

     **Group work:  Interpret Ode 1--all 4 stanzas

         Identify the functions the chorus performs in Ode 1

 

    **Assign parts--Read Scene 2

 

  

   **LINK: Oedipus Rex--Full Play

 

 

   **HW: Catch up on any work missed before break.  If

       you missed reading any section of Oedipus Rex, you must

       read what you missed on your own. 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Tuesday--11/27

 

    **Pronoun/antecedent agreement practice

       **LINK: Practice exercise--Grammar Bytes Ex 4

 

    **Complete reading Scene 2 of Oedipus Rex

 

   **HW: Study concepts on pronoun/antecedent agreement.

       Be sure you know which indefinite pronouns are singular,

       which are plural, and which can be both for tomorrow's quiz.

 

    

 

 

o    Wednesday--11/28

 

    **Quiz: Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement

 

     **Read Scene 2--Oedipus Rex

 

     **HW: None tonight.

   

o    Thursday--11/29

 

    **Complete reading Scene 2 of Oedipus Rex

 

    **Group work: Interpret Ode 2

 

    **LINK: Summary Oedipus Part 1

 

    **LINK: Study Guide: Test on Oedipus Part 1

 

 

   *HW: Gather materials to study for Oedipus test Monday

  

 

 

 

o    Friday--11/30

      

  **Review: Oedipus Part 1

 

  **LINK: Oedipus Review PPT with Quotation Samples

    

  **LINK: Summary Oedipus Part 1

 

    **LINK: Study Guide: Test on Oedipus Part 1

 

     HW: Study for test on Oedipus Part 1

         

     

                       

 

o    Week 7 Concepts

 

 

 

  • LAFS for Week of 11/26-11/30

Reading/Literature

  • Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

 

  • Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

 

   

 

 

 

o    Week 8

 

      

o    Monday--12/3

 

   

      **Test: Oedipus the King--Part I

   

 

  HW: None tonight.

 

 

   

 

 

 

Tuesday--12/4

 

   **Begin Part 2: Oedipus Rex

 

   

 

 

  

    

 

o    Wednesday--12/5

 

     **Complete Part 2--Oedipus Rex

 

 

 

    

   

o    Thursday--12/6

 

  

   **Enrichment activity: Oedipus Rex/Review for Part 2 Quiz

 

 

 

   **HW: Study for test on Oedipus Rex Part 2

 

        ==>  Shop for research supplies--due Tues., 12/11

    

 

 

 

       1. 4x6 cards (50 minimum)

 

 

    

 

       2. Accordian folder (samples below)

 

       

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o    Friday--12/7

 

 

 

    No School

 

   Hurricane Make Up Day

 

   

 

       

 

 

o    Week 8 Concepts

 

  • LAFS for Week of 12/3-12/7
    • Writing
      •  Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

                 

 

 

 

 

 

o    Week 9

 

o    Monday--12/10

 

     Quiz: Oedipus Rex Part 2

 

     **LINK: Oedipus quotes for quiz on Oedipus Part 2

 

      

 

Tuesday--12/11

 

     **The rest of the story--Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone

 

     **Grammar: Semicolons and Colon

 

    **HW: Complete practice handout on commas, semicolons,

                 and colons

  

    

 

o    Wednesday--12/12

 

      **Grammar: Check homework on punctuation

 

      **Midterm Critical Reading Passage Review

 

    

 

 

    

   

o    Thursday--12/13

 

 

    ATTENTION: QUIZ PREP HELP BELOW!

    LOOK UNDERNEATH THE FIREPLACE

    BELOW FOR EXTRA PRACTICE FOR THE

    QUIZ ON COMMAS, SEMICOLONS, AND

    COLONS TOMORROW!

 

   **Substitute today.

 

   **Read "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson on page

      25 of the Collections 10 textbook.

 

   **Watch the video "The Lottery"--the link is below

 

   **LINK: Video of "The Lottery"

        

      

 

     EXTRA PRACTICE FOR PUNCTUATION QUIZ:

 

     Look at the Power Point below.  Open the link, and look

     at the following slide numbers for excellent examples

     you can use to practice for tomorrow's quiz.  Since the

     PPT also includes apostrophes, I indicated that you can skip

     those slides.  We will cover apostrophes later.

 

    **LINK: PPT on Commas and Semicolons

 

      Look at the following slide numbers:

      Slide 5, 6, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26

 

   **LINK: More Practice Examples

 

 

   HW: Study for quiz on commas, semicolons, and colons AND

    bring research supplies for tomorrow

 

o    Friday--12/14

   

  **Quiz: Commas, Semicolons, and Colons

 

  **Intro to argumentative writing

 

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Monday--12/17

 

LEARNING TARGET========>>>>>>>>>>

 

**Introduction to writing for a purpose: argumentative writing

 

**LINK: Video-Narrowing a Research Topic

 

**LINK: Choosing and Narrowing a Topic

 

**LINK: Comparing persuasive and argumentative writing

 

**LINK: Thesis statements for argumentation

 

 

 

HW: Review punctuation concepts for exam.

 

 

Tuesday--12/18

 

 

**Practice passages for midterm: Critical reading

 

    Reading Literature and Informational Reading passages

 

 

Options for grades:

 

1. If you still have written response questions on

    the short story you did when the sub was here last

    week, you can turn that in for up to 10 extra credit

    points.  Very brief or incomplete responses will

    not receive extra credit.

 

2. You may complete the writing assignment linked

    below.  Your written response may receive up to

    15 points, depending on the quality and effort.

    You will need to turn in a hard copy to my by the

    end of the school day on Friday, Dec. 21.  I won't

    accept a writing via email (extenuating

    circumstances?  Email me).

 

 

LINK: Writing Assignment for Credit

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday--12/19

 

 

Midterm: Period 7/ Eagle Lab in

Media Center

 

12:04- 2:05 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Options for grades:

 

1. If you still have written response questions on

    the short story you did when the sub was here last

    week, you can turn that in for up to 10 extra credit

    points.  Very brief or incomplete responses will

    not receive extra credit.

 

2. You may complete the writing assignment linked

    below.  Your written response may receive up to

    15 points, depending on the quality and effort.

    You will need to turn in a hard copy to my by the

    end of the school day on Friday, Dec. 21.  I won't

    accept a writing via email (extenuating

    circumstances?  Email me).

 

 

LINK: Writing Assignment for Credit

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday--12/20

 

 

Midterms: Periods 1,3, and 5

Eagle Lab in Media Center

 

 

 

 

Friday--12/21  

         

Midterms: Periods 2,4, and 6

Eagle Lab in Media Center

 

 

 

 

 

HAVE A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY BREAK!

 

                      

 

 

     

 

                      

 

 

 

 

 

           

o    Week 9 Concepts

 

 

 

 

  • LAFS for Week 12/10-12/14
 
    • Writing
      •  Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*LEARNING TARGET: WEEK OF 12/17-12/21

Mon., 12/17--Students will identify potential topics

for argumentative writing and narrow broad topics

in order to prepare for an essay of 5-7 pages in length.

 

 

    *Florida Standards for 12/17-12/18

                

 

                *LAFS.910.W.3.8-- Gather information from multiple

                  authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced

                  searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source

                  in answering the research question; integrate the research

                  into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas,

                  avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for

                  citations.

                

                 *LAFS.910.W.3.9-- Draw evidence from informational

                    texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

                    Apply grades 9-10 reading standards to literary nonfiction.

 

                   

                * LAFS.910.W.2.6-- Use technology, including the Internet

                   to produce, publish, and update individual or shared

                   writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity

                    to link to other information and to display information

                    flexibly and dynamically.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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