onors World Literature August 1-5, 2016
Planning Your Week:
T 8/2—Return signed syllabus. Bring $10 for Membean vocabulary program.
M 8/8—Personal narrative draft due
Monday, August 1
LG: Reflect on personal qualities and characteristics; set goals for timed writing. ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
Homework: Read the syllabus and have parent sign; bring $10 for Membean vocabulary.
Tuesday, August 2
LG: Understand the pattern of a quest in literature; analyze the elements in a short story. ELAGSE9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze 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. ELAGSE9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Homework: Return signed syllabus and $10 for Membean vocabulary.
Wednesday, August 3
LG: Continue identifying literary patterns, including archetypes. ELAGSE9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.
Thursday, August 4
LG: Apply understanding of quest elements and archetypes to a cold reading passage (EOC/PSAT prep); construct a personal narrative. ELAGSE9-10W3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
a. Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
b. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters. c. Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole.
d. Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
e. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.
Homework: Work on a draft of your personal narrative and selfie due Monday for revision.
Friday, August 5
LG: Explore motifs and thematic elements of Oedipus. ELAGSE9-10RI2: Determine a central idea of a text and analyze 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.