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August 22Opening Day activities and procedures, Letters to parents w/supply lists; Standards of Composition (MLA guidelines), discuss summer read A Long Way Gone

intro. archetypes - “Read “The Hobbit” excerpt and identify archetypes

23Collect signed letters to parents, view online interview of author of summer read A Long Way Gone

Literary terms,

grammar warm-up (parts of speech pretest), Most Dangerous Game” p. 58 short story

24/25 Grammar warm-up-capitalization

Read “Most Dangerous Game” w/audio, setting, character, fiction, plot, internal and external conflict, p.o.v., imagery, sensory detail, mood, genre; intro. DIDLS

homework: identify archetypes and DIDLS from the short story

26 Grammar warm-up- Identify vivid verbs and verb tenses used in “MDG”; Literary terms quiz, Finish reading “MDG”, identify theme, climax

Vocab. workshop Unit 1

29 Grammar warm-up- Verb tenses; Quiz “MDG”;

Read “Home Cooking” and “The Art of Chinese Cooking” essay p. TX56 silently and analyze tone.

Intro to essay, thesis, topic sentence, evidence, embedded quotations argument conclusions, turnitin.com, plagiarism

30 Read “Scarlet Ibis” aloud and analyze characterization, mood, symbol, and themes

homework: Unit 6 Argument- read essay “Motorcycle Helmet Bill” p. 655, appeals, logos, pathos, ethos, “Gift of Life”, analyze persuasion in media Find example of one type of appeal in magazine or newspaper ad to share in groups Friday

31/1 September-Timed Writing- Argument- motorcycle helmet bill; highlight and label thesis, topic sentences, logos, pathos, ethos;

Read “Scarlet Ibis” aloud and analyze characterization, mood, symbol, and themes

homework- Find example of one type of appeal in magazine or newspaper ad to share in groups Friday

2 Share appeals in magazine or newspaper ads in small groups; analyze logos, pathos, ethos; study other rhetorical devices such as bandwagon and faulty analogy

A Long Way Gone quiz

5 Labor Day Holiday

6 CBA 1-“MDG”, “The Hobbit”, “Scarlet Ibis” lit terms, capitals, embedded quotations, vocab, DIDLS,Standards of Composition, archetypes Unit 11 The Odyssey; Intro myth vocab. Characteristics of myth; mythological allusions

Hw-Read M & Y p. 1-4, 5-8, 9-12 and create a T-chart tracking matriarchal and patriarchal characteristics


7/8 Classical Equivalents (origins of gods and goddesses); Trojan War- Read aloud; Hw-Read M & Y p. 17-38 and create a Greek family treeFinish Trojan War Cornell notes; Trojan War quiz Friday;

9 Grammar warm-up: Punctuating embedded quotations

F- Trojan War quiz;

Present Greek family trees in small groups; Hw-Who’s Who M & Y p. 41- 54













1st Six Weeks

12 grammar warm-up- punctuating epithets Choose myth from M & Y and storyboard it-due Fri.

Myth vocab quiz; Read “Laertes’ Son” and identify DIDLS using Cornell notes

Hw-M & Y p. 56-70

13 Read “Calypso”; identify foreshadowing, point of view, DIDLS

Interpret figurative language in Odyssey Book I

14-15 AP lit terms- hamartia, tragic flaw;

“Calypso” quiz; List epithets; identify archetypes and motifs;

Read “Cattle of the Sun God”, sticky notes activity; identify DIDLS

Read “Designer of Audio CD Packaging Enters Hell” (satire Short Takes)

16 Share storyboards in small groups; Read "World and America Watching Different Wars" Danna Harman and analyze tone

homework: Postcard ROR due W-Th

19 Timed Writing reflective- Odyssey; View video clips from Odyssey; Odyssey quiz Friday

20 Grammar warm-up- Subjunctive mood;

Read “Ulysseus” poem and analyze tone and author’s purpose. Homework: Write Odyssey-style poem- due Tuesday.

21Odyssey quiz; Postcard ROR; Read “Coming Home” and “Father and Son”; lit analysis w/DIDLS

homework: Read “Night of the Oranges” p. 62 (narrative essay Short Takes) and analyze setting, thesis, plot structure, word choice, and tone

22 Quiz-Interpret figurative language in Odyssey Book II

Analyze imagery in movie clips from Test of the Great Bow scene ;

26 District CBA Writing Homework: Read “Death at the Palace”; discuss plot and author’s purpose. View video clip and take Cornell notes on mood and climax.

27 Grammar warm-up- Active/passive tenses-verbs; Present Odyssey poems in small groups;

Read “Odysseus and Penelope” silently; Think-Pair-Share; analyze using DIDLS;

Homework: Prepare for Socratic Seminar questions for Friday ; Odyssey CBA tomorrow .Determine themes, symbols, plot, settings, characterization, internal and external conflicts, p.o.v., main idea, imagery, simile/metaphor, fiction, sensory detail, mood, context, types of irony, epic, epic hero, epic conventions, foil, non-linear plot, flashback, foreshadowing, fig. lang.

28-29 CBA 2 The Odyssey

Listen to Nelson Mandela’s speech on leadership

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1821467,00.html and take Cornell notes.

30 Socratic Seminar The Odyssey

KPHS English Planning Calendar

Essential Question: Essential Questions: What do we do in times of conflict? What do we believe in?

I can statements: Write an interpretive response to a literary text that extends beyond summary and literal analysis and provides evidence from the text using embedded quotations.

TEKS: 2A, C, 5A, B, C, D, Fig. 19, 15A, 14 A, B, C, 24 A, B, C, 25 A, 26 A
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