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FINAL EXAM

Unit 4 Test
30 Questions / Multiple Choice

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WORD NETWORK DUE

18 WORDS TOTAL
MUST have words from each of the texts.
Indicate:
  • Title of text
  • Page & Paragraph number
  • how word relates to concept of MATERIALISM

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SCR Brief Write Spring 2019

Read story / answer prompt
Brief Write: "What conclusion can be drawn about the narrator's development in this story? Support your answer using details from the text."

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  • READING “The Thrill of the Chase” – pages 471-475
  • COMPLETE COMPREHENSION CHECK  page 475
  • COMPLETE (Analyze the Text / Concept Vocabulary / Word Study) page 476
  • COMPLETE (Analyze Craft & Structure) page 477
  • COMPLETE (Author’s Style) page 478

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SELECTION TEST “The Thrill of the Chase” – pages 470-478

  • Comprehension Check  page 475
  •  Analyze the Text page 476
  • Concept Vocabulary page 476
  • Word Study: Latin root -fac- page 476
  • Analyze Craft & Structure: Elements of a Feature Story page 477
  •  Author’s Style: Sentence variety page 478

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Selection Test Poetry Collection pages 430-440

Avarice      Yusef Komunyakaa     The Good Life Tracy K. Smith Money     Reginald Gibbons

 
Comprehension Check
Text Analysis
Concept Vocabulary
Word Study: Denotation / Connotation
Analyze Craft & Structure: Author's Choice - point of view
Author's Style: Sound Devices - alliteration / consonance
 

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SELECTION TEST "Poetry Collection"
pgs 430-440

"Avarice" / "The Good Life" / "Money"

Comprehension Check
Analyze the Text
Concept Vocabulary
Word Study: connotation / denotation
Analyze Craft & Structure: Point of View
Author's Style: Sound Devices- alliteration / consonance

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UNIT 4 Poetry Collection pgs 430-440

Avarice      Yusef Komunyakaa

The Good Life Tracy K. Smith

Money     Reginald Gibbons

COMPLETE Comprehension Check pg 437
COMPLETE Text Analysis / Concept Vocabulary / Word Study pg 438

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UNIT 4 Performance Task

Informative Essay

Prompt: What makes something valuable? What makes something a treasure?
  • COMPLETE planning on pages 408-413
  • COMPLETE electronic draft for IN CLASS revisions (45 minutes)

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SELECTION TEST "In La Rinconada, Peru, Searching for Beauty in Ugliness"
pgs 418-428
 
Comprehension Check
Analyze the Text
Concept Vocabulary
Word Study: Latin root -temp-
Analyze Craft & Structure: Literary Journalism
Author's Style: Imagery - sensory details

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"In La Rinconada, Peru, Searching for Beauty in Ugliness"
pgs 418-428
 
COMPLETE Analyze Craft & Structure: LITERARY JOURNALISM pg. 427
COMPLETE Author's Style: IMAGERY pg. 428

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"In La Rinconada, Peru, Searching for Beauty in Ugliness"
pgs 418-428
 
COMPLETE Comprehension Check pg. 425
COMPLETE Analyze the Text pg. 426
COMPLETE Concept Vocabulary / Word Study pg. 426

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SELECTION TEST: Civil Peace pg 388-399

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Craft & Structure - Development of theme
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study -Compound Nouns (open, closed, hyphenated)
  • Author's Style: Character development: dialect

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"Civil Peace"

Pages 388-399
COMPLETE Concept Vocabulary (TWO graphic organizers) pg 388
COMPLETE Comprehension Check pg.395 (Write SUMMARY on page 394)
COMPLETE Text Analysis pg. 396
 
approx. 15-20 minute read

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY / POETRY WEEK - LIBRARY
 
Sign up and recite poem.
Go to library for details.
 
PUBLISHED POETRY =  (3 pt Project / 5 pt Homework)
ORIGINAL POETRY =     (10 pt Project / 5 pt Homework)

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SELECTION TEST

The Necklace pg 372-385

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Craft & Structure - Literary Devices: Irony / Situational Irony
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study -splend-  root
  • Conventions: semicolons (conjunctive adverbs / transitional expressions)

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THE NECKLACE
COMPLETE Concept Vocabulary Why These Words #1 & #2 / Word Study #1 pg 384
COMPLETE Conventions pg 385

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READ THE NECKLACE pg 373-380

  • COMPLETE Concept Vocabulary (FOUR) graphic organizers pg 372
  • COMPLETE Comprehension Check pg 381
  • COMPLETE Text Analysis pg 382

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BRING MY PERSPECTIVES TEXTBOOK EVERYDAY

VOLUME TWO (2)

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UNIT 3 TEST

Multiple Choice / Short Answer

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WORD NETWORK DUE

18 WORDS TOTAL
MUST have words from each of the texts.
Indicate:
  • story,
  • page number
  • how word relates to concept of FREEDOM

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Mid Year Assessment

 Remediation Assignments: CREATE LIST OF YOUR INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENTS
 

SIGN IN to My Perspectives Online Textbook to access

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SELECTION TEST

"Harrison Bergeron"
 
Complete Comprehension Check / Text Analysis / Vocabulary (2 words)

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SELECTION TEST

"The Censors"

Multiple Choice  CLOSED BOOK

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Word Study - Latin prefix -sub-
  • Craft & Structure - tone
  • Word Choice - hyperbole / understatement

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ALL CLASSES MEET IN

ROOM 204

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POETRY SELECTION TEST PART 2

"Caged Bird"  / "Advice For Those..." pages 324-334

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Multiple Meaning Words
  • Figurative Language- Simile / Metaphor / Extended Metaphor
  • Author's Style - Imagery
Multiple Choice
NO TEXTBOOK

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THE CENSORS pg 336-342

COMPLETE
Page 339
  • Comprehension Check (Write summary at bottom of page)
Page 340
  • Text Analysis (#1,2,3)
  • Concept Vocabulary: Why These Words?
  • Word Study: Notebook
Page 341
  • Analyze Craft & Structure: Tone
Page 342
  • Author's Style: Word Choice

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POETRY SELECTION TEST PART 1

"Caged Bird"  / "Advice For Those..." pages 324-334

5 Multiple Choice
2 Short Answer
 
NO TEXTBOOK

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POETRY pgs 324-334

READ POEMS
COMPLETE Comprehension Checks
"Caged Bird"
"Advice to Those..."

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #3

March 14, 3/14, 3.14, or as it's known to many, Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated by mathletes in many different ways. There are pie contests and pizza parties.

And some people write pi-ku— a haiku poem about pi.

WRITE A "Pi-Ku" poem. PRESENT it at the Library's Pi Day Celebration at lunch on Thursday, March 14th. You must sign up in advance, get application from library.

A "pi-ku", by the way, works like this:

— First line: 3 syllables        — Second line: 1 syllable           — Third line: 4 syllables

--- Fourth line: 1 syllable      --- Fifth line: 5 syllables              --- Sixth line: 9 syllables

and so on.........

3.14159265.....

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582.....

Have copy of "pi-ku" poem signed by Ms. Pilon showing participation in activity

  • (3 point project grade and 5 point homework)

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SELECTION TEST

Speech At the United Nations pgs
  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Rhetorical Devices: Anecdotes, Examples, Proverbs
  • Adverbial clauses
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Word Study   - bene-   latin roots

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SELECTION TEST PART 1 (NO TEXTBOOK)

Speech at the United Nations page 309-317                     

Diane Sawyer Interviews Malala Yousafzai page 318-323

  • 5 Multiple Choice / 2 Short Answer
  • Text Analysis
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Rhetorical Devices (parallelism / antithesis)
  • Word Study: prefix inter-

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Speech at the United Nations page 309-317

COMPLETE pages 315 - Analyze the Text                            
 

Diane Sawyer Interviews Malala Yousafzai page 318-323

COMPLETE pages 321 - Analyze the Media

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Speech at the United Nations page 309

COMPLETE Comprehension Check questions 1-5 pg 314

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UNIT 3 PERFORMANCE TASK

ESSAY DRAFT DUE

Finish pages 298-303
 
COMPLETE PLANNING WORK ON THESE  PAGES IN PREPARATION
FOR PERFORMANCE TASK
 
Completed draft will be entered into computer during class.
 

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UNIT 3 PERFORMANCE TASK
Read pages 298-303
 
Complete a written summary outlining the assignment requirements
 
COMPLETE PLANNING WORK ON THESE  PAGES IN PREPARATION
FOR PERFORMANCE TASK

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DO NOT BRING TEXTBOOK (PERIOD 4/6 ONLY)

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DO NOT BRING TEXTBOOK (PERIOD 4/6 ONLY)

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SELECTION TEST - "Inaugural Address" pgs 282-291

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Craft & Structure - Emotional Appeals (Charged Language/Restatement)
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Author's Style - Rhetorical Devices (Repetition / Parallelism / Antithesis)

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Inaugural Address

John F. Kennedy    (pages 282-291)
 
COMPLETE Analyze Craft & Structure (Emotional Appeals - Pathos) page 289
Charged Language / Restatement
 
COMPLETE Concept Vocabulary (page 290)

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WORD NETWORK CHECK

 
Should have at least ONE word from each text:
"Born Free"
"Four Freedoms"
"Inaugural Address"

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Inaugural Address pages 283-286
 
COMPLETE Text Analysis pg. 288 (started in class)
Answer questions 1-4 (#4 as a paragraph)
 
COMPLETE Two vocabulary graphic organizers from the text

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DO NOT NEED TEXTBOOK TODAY

 

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #2

5pt Project / Essay extra credit
 
Bring in your PSAT score

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Inaugural Address

John F. Kennedy    (pages 282-291)
 
CONCEPT VOCABULARY pg 282 - Complete six (6) graphic organizers (started in class)
COMPREHENSION CHECK pg. 287 - Complete questions / Write summary of speech on bottom of page 286

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SELECTION TEST

"Four Freedoms" pgs 268-281

  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Craft & Structure: Persuasive Appeals (Ethos, Logos, Pathos)
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Conventions: Noun Phrases

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #1

State of the Union Speech / 6 pm / Tuesday, February 5th
 
The "Four Freedoms" speech by Franklin D. Roosevelt is a State of the Union speech.
Roosevelt divided up his speech into four parts:
 
1. History of U.S. international involvement
2. Current threats
3. U.S. responsibilities (domestic / international)
4. Four freedoms
 
He also addresses the electorate as either being 'realistic' or 'unrealistic Americans.'
 
In Tuesday's Presidential State of the Union speech:
 
A. Identify the parts of the speech (how is the speech separated by topic?)
B. Identify terms or phrases that show how the speaker addresses groups that (support / don't support) speaker's point of view.
 
5pt project / essay grade
 

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FOUR FREEDOMS
 
1. COMPLETE Close Read Questions on pgs 270, 272, 275 (IN BOOK)
 
2. COMPLETE Analyze The Text pg 278 Questions 1-3

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UNIT THREE - "Extending Freedom's Reach"
 
CONCEPT VOCABULARY (pg 268) Choose 3 words / create graphic organizers
TEXT VOCABULARY (pgs 269-277) Choose 3 words / create graphic organizers
 
READ "from The Four Freedoms Speech" pgs 269-277.
COMPLETE (IN CLASS) Comprehension Check (pg 278) AND Summary (bottom of page 277)

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BRING TEXTBOOK TO CLASS! Volume ONE (1)

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Begin UNIT 3
 
Read
Born Free: Children and the Struggle for Human Rights
Pages 262-263
 
Write
Summary on page 264 (will stamp at beginning of class)

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FALL 2018 FINAL EXAM

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Extra Credit Opportunity

WORD NETWORK FOR THE LITERATURE OF FEAR

A Word Network is a collection of words related to a topic. As you read the selections in this unit, identify interesting words related to the idea of FEAR, and add them to your Word Network. For example, you might begin by adding words from the Launch Text, such as vault.
  • Add at least one word from each reading selection to complete 18 words in chart
  • Identify the selection that contains the word
  • Explain how the word is used to relate to the idea of fear
example: vault ("My Introduction to Gothic Literature") - The story "The Cask of Amontillado" described in Launch Text is set in a gruesome burial vault.

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Weekly Extra Credit Opportunity
 
Academic Language Tracking
  • Use 3 x 5 card to track academic language usage in both classroom discussion and writing.
  • Consult sentence starters, transitional words and academic words list provided in class.
  • Minimum of 10 instances required for consideration

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SELECTION TESTS (Individual Readings)

 
Complete page 119 Close Read graphic organizer
Be prepared to initiate and collaborate effectively in a discussion about
the selection you have chosen.
 
Completed in class
  • Comprehension Check
  • Text Analysis
  • Vocabulary

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Weekly Extra Credit Opportunity
 
Academic Language Tracking
  • Use 3 x 5 card to track academic language usage in both classroom discussion and writing.
  • Consult sentence starters, transitional words and list provided in class.
  • Minimum of 10 instances required for consideration

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The Great Listen (EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY)

Interview Project

Students have the option of completing interview with the Story Corp App.
 
 
Interview DOES NOT need to be submitted for credit, will only be shared in class.
 
Essay/Project grade category

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SELECTION TEST

Poetry
 
"beware: do not read this poem"
"The Raven"
"Windigo"
 
Multiple Choice
 
Completed in class 109-110
COMPLETE CHARTS pgs 111-112

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SELECTION TEST
"Why Do Some Brains Enjoy Fear?"
 
Multiple Choice

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READ SELECTION pgs 91-95
COMPLETE PAGES 96, 97 and 98
Technical Vocabulary / Word Study Concepts / Patterns of word changes
Analyze Craft and Structure / Speaker’s Claims and Evidence
Author’s Style / Scientific and Technical Diction
 
Be prepared to go over in groups, we will take online selection test!

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PERFORMANCE TASK 

Typed and submitted online (planned on pages 58-63)
Due 11:59pm
 
Improve essay score:
  • Add relevant evidence
  • Include transitions, creating complex sentences
  • Organize essay as instructed
  • VOCABULARY! Academic / Concept
  • Avoid repetition
 
Assignment
Use your knowledge of these texts and your own experience or
observations to write an explanatory essay that answers this question:

How and when does imagination overcome reason?
 
Support your ideas with references to the selections in Whole-Class
Learning ("House of Usher", "House Taken Over", "How To Tell..." infographic),
as well as an anecdote—or brief narrative—from your own experience, that of
someone you know, film or TV, or another literary work.
 
Present the narrative as a specific example of a general idea.
 
 

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MEET IN ROOM 316 COMPUTER LAB

 
1. PERFORMANCE TASK - typing and submitting online, bring draft materials
    (planned on pages 58-63)
 
Assignment
Use your knowledge of these texts and your own experience or
observations to write an explanatory essay that answers this question:

How and when does imagination overcome reason?
 
Support your ideas with references to the selections in Whole-Class
Learning ("House of Usher", "House Taken Over", "How To Tell..." infographic),
as well as an anecdote—or brief narrative—from your own experience, that of
someone you know, film or TV, or another literary work.
 
Present the narrative as a specific example of a general idea.
 
2. SELECTION TEST / "WHERE IS HERE?"
 
Multiple Choice

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INDIVIDUAL PLANNING OF PERFORMANCE TASK pages 58-63
 
Essay draft to type from needed by Thursday, November 1st (P1, P7)
/ Friday, November 2nd (P4,P6)

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INDIVIDUAL PLANNING OF PERFORMANCE TASK pages 58-63
 
Essay draft to type from needed by Thursday, November 1st (P1, P7)
/ Friday, November 2nd (P4,P6)

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CONCEPT VOCABULARY / GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS             started in class
"Where Is Here?"
 
Four words: Two from story and two from concept vocabulary

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INDIVIDUAL PLANNING OF PERFORMANCE TASK pages 58-63
 
Essay draft to type from needed by Thursday, November 1st (P1, P7)
/ Friday, November 2nd (P4,P6)

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ESSAY Assignment      (TYPED + completed outline)
Write an explanatory essay in which you compare and contrast Gothic style and Magical Realism as seen in the stories by Poe and Cortázar.


Include the following elements in your essay:
• definitions of the two genres
• a discussion of how each story is a good example of its genre
• effective use of evidence from the stories
• an evaluation of the effect each story has on the reader

Make sure you are clear about the qualities that define the Gothic style and Magical Realism. If necessary, do a little research or reread the instruction about the genres.
 
Assignment can be submitted directly online through Schoology.

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MEET IN LIBRARY, MONDAY, October 22nd
 
PERIODS 1, 4, 6 - COMPLETING ESSAYS
PERIOD 3 - BEGINNING PROJECTS
 

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ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT IF NO ESSAY TO WORK ON
 
Read article, speech and poem; answer questions
  • "Are You A Loser?"
  • "Finding A Joy"
  • "Invictus"

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ESSAY MAP completed (see pages 48-49 for assignment)

 
1. Introduction technique used (analogy, quote, interesting fact, etc.)
 
(at least three pieces of evidence)
2. Explanation of two genres
3. "House of Usher" good example of Gothic
4. "House Taken Over" good example of Magical Realism

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EXPLANATORY ESSAY PREP
Complete pgs 48-49
 
Planning and Prewriting (Analyze Text)
Drafting (Synthesize Ideas / Identify Details)
 
 

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"from How to Tell...."   pgs 51-54                        started in class
 
Concept Vocabulary pg 50      ethereal     sinister    reclusive
Complete Comprehension Check pg 55
Write summary on page 54 (notes section)

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SELECTION TEST "House Taken Over"

Comprehension Check
Text Analysis
Craft & Structure - Genre: Magical Realism
Concept Vocabulary- Emptiness
Word Study- Suffix / Prefixes
Conventions - Prepositional Phrases
 
26 Multiple Choice Questions

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CONCEPT VOCABULARY / WORD STUDY
pg 46 "House Taken Over"
 
Complete all items in textbook

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ANALYZE THE TEXT pg 44
"House Taken Over"
Questions 1-4
Answer question #4 in a 4-5 sentence paragraph

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CONCEPT VOCABULARY "House Taken Over" pg. 36                      started in class
Choose four words, create Frayer Graphic Organizers
 
spacious
unvoiced
obscure
recessed
vestibule
muffled
 

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #1

 
Library Bookmark Contest (5pt. Project grade)
 
details to follow....

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SELECTION TEST - "The Fall of the House of Usher"

  • Comprehension Check
  • Concept Vocabulary
  • Analyze the Text
  • Craft and Structure - Elements of Gothic Literature
  • Word Study - Denotation / Connotation
  • Conventions - Sentence Structure
Multiple Choice
 

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"House of Usher"
WORD STUDY pg. 34
1. Provide the denotation and connotations of dissolution, antiquity,
and tumultuous.
2. Name a synonym for each concept vocabulary word, and tell how its
connotations differ.
 
CONVENTIONS pg. 35
Read It
1. Reread paragraph 2 of “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Mark
independent and dependent clauses. Then, classify each sentence as
simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex.
2. Reread the final paragraph of the story. Identify the structure of each sentence.

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #2 (10pt homework grade)

 
College Fair at Cal State Dominguez Hills
Saturday, September 15th, 8:30am - 1:00pm
See flyer pdf posted below.
 
Attend and get signature at fair from Ms. Fernandez (of Pilot Center fame) who will be in attendance.

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ANALYZE THE TEXT "Usher" pg 32                            started in class

 
Complete analysis questions 1-5

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Fall of the House of Usher
 
COMPREHENSION CHECK page 31                                            completed in class
 
HOMEWORK: Read pgs. 24-30 (paragraphs 30-48)                      read in class            
  • Complete six frame storyboard
  • Choose TWO (2) vocabulary words, create graphic organizers for each

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"THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER" pgs 13-18                   started in class      
                       (classwork / homework grade)
 
A. Complete six frame storyboard
B. Complete two graphic organizers for vocabulary from the story (paragraphs 1-11)
 
  "THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER" pgs 19-23                    assigned as homework          
                         (homework grade)
 
A. Complete six frame storyboard
B. Complete two graphic organizers for vocabulary from the story (paragraphs 12-29)

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TWO (2) NARRATIVE PROMPTS

Rescheduled from Wednesday, August 29th
 
Choose the two that you most relate to and write a detailed, descriptive narrative for each.
 
Minimum of 3 paragraphs each.
 

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CLASS SYLLABUS
 
Signed and returned

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DUE: CONCEPT VOCABULARY pg 12 / READ "Fall of The House of Usher" PAGES 13-19
 
Choose FOUR (4) words and create vocabulary graphic organizers
 
fissure
annihilate
rending
dissolution
antiquity
tumultuous

Due:

1. COMPLETE Beginning of the Year Diagnostic
 
2. Concept Vocabulary graphic organizers "Fall of the House of Usher"
 
3. CAREER EXPLORATION
 
 
1. View five different career videos that you may have an interest in.
2. Note the requirements for each on a sheet of paper
3. Write a two paragraph reflection on the steps you would need to take to embark on this career choice. Talk about your strengths that would help you pursue this career, also talk about the areas where you would need improvement.

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MEET IN LIBRARY

No textbook needed.

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COMPLETED IN CLASS
"Cask of Amontillado" / Assembly

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MEET IN COMPUTER LAB ROOM 316

 
MY PERSPECTIVES
Beginning of Year Standards Diagnostic
 
Do not bring textbook!
 
LAUSD my.mail must be activated!
See Mr. Byrd if you do not have your PIN.

Due:

ACADEMIC VOCABULARY pg 5

  • Complete chart
  • Choose TWO (2) words and complete Frayer Graphic Organizers

Due:

TEXTBOOK SCAVENGER HUNT