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English 11 Assignments
8/19 & 8/20
Discuss History Context, Academic Vocabulary, and the writing process
Complete handout over pgs. 4-17 in small groups.
Notes over Creation Myth
Read "The World on a Turtle's Back" pgs. 36-44
/Complete Text Analysis/Reading strategies handouts.
Read pgs. 26-27 "The Native American Experience"
Discuss Essential questions and "The World on a Turtle's Back."
Take notes over Historical context section of Unit 1.
Open Note Quiz MONDAY
Discuss/notes over short, constructed response.
Open Note Historical Context Quiz: Unit 1
Complete Vocabulary Study and Vocabulary practice handouts (including descriptive paragraph).
Be prepared to share your paragraphs with the class tomorrow.
Share short, constructed response.
Discuss memoir, pilgrimage, and sensory/figurative language
Read excerpt from "The Way to Rainy Mountain" pg. 54-62
Complete reading check handout for next time.
8/26 & 8/27
Use the link titled Primary and Secondary Sources (at the navigation bar on the left) to fill out notes handout. You will also need your book for the back of the handout.
Complete small group vocab preview activity
Discuss Primary/Secondary source notes/pre-reading notes
Read Cabeza de Vaca bio. (pg. 72)
Read excerpt from "La Relacion" (pg. 74-77)
Complete Selection Test A handout (skip short answer, but complete extended response section in the form of a short, constructed response (R.A.C.E.)
Open note quiz over works and skills studied.
Discuss Puritan background info, read "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" (pg 122)
Complete discussion questions and imagery assignment. Be prepared to share imagery assignment Monday.
Review and discuss Puritans and share imagery assignments from "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God."
Read and discuss puritan poems.
9/9 & 9/10
Open the document below and follow the links (and the directions for each section) within the document. You may help each other with the research portions, but everyone must have their own copy of the document.
Crucible Pre-Reading Scavenger Hunt
Note over American Drama
For Monday, define hysteria and crucible
Small group discussion activity
Thesis statement practice
Write your own thesis statement based on the following prompt:
Think about the social and political conditions of the time during which Arthur Miller was writing
In what ways has looking through this historical lens colored your understanding of the play?
As you analyze the play and the events of Miller’s life, support your thesis with information from the articles you read, videos we watched in class, and details from the play.
Be prepared to share/discuss your thesis statement with Mrs. Coulter next time.
Discuss thesis statements and outlines with Mrs. Coulter today.
Begin writing rough draft today.
You may use any of the following as source material for this essay.
pre-reading assignment (the google doc you began on the first day we started
The text of the play itself (pg. 134)
The Miller/McCarthyism Reading for Information articles (pg. 217)
Links to videos viewed in class are also below for your reference.
Fear of Communism video
He May Be a Communist video
Miller and Kazan video
essays should be turned in to Mrs. Coulter
Analyze Revolutionary artworks and prepare for group presentations (Friday).
Take notes over the information at the following links.
HINT: There will be an OPEN NOTE quiz over this information on Monday.
The Elements of an Argument
Revolutionary Artwork Presentations
Argument/Persuasive Appeals and Rhetoric OPEN NOTE QUIZ.
View the following Irony videos and complete the handout provided
How to Write Satire
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"