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Primary Vs. Secondary Sources Tutorial
Historical Context Tutorial
Poetry Terms Tutorial
Analyzing Tone Tutorial
Word Roots Tutorial
Connotation and Denotation Tutorial
Narrator vs. Speaker Tutorial
MLA Style Guide
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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
Quiz over Historical Context section MONDAY.
Discuss short, constructed reponse
Open Note Historical Context Quiz: Unit 1
Complete Vocabulary Study and Vocabulary practice handouts.
Be prepared to share vocabulary paragraphs with 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
Notes over Primary and Secondary Sources link.
Notes/discussion of "La Relacion"
Read "La Relacion" pgs. 72-78
Complete Selection Test A
Affect vs Effect activity
Discuss/turn in "La Relacion" assignment
Read and discuss Smith and Bradford texts and complete small group analysis of both primary sources.
Be prepared to discuss both texts tomorrow.
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) within the document. You may help each other with the research portions, but everyone MUST have their own copy of the document.
Crucible mccarthy scav hunt.doc
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
Finish Revolutionary Artwork Presentations.
Finish notes over Persuasive Rhetoric and Argument.
HINT: There will be an OPEN NOTE quiz over this information tomorrow.
The Elements of an Argument
Be prepared to discuss your Scarlet Letter Pre-Reading Activity tomorrow.
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"