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English 11 Assignments

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

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Comma Quiz

 

Patrick Henry: Speech to the VA Convention

 

Read aloud and discuss appeals and rhetoric

6

 

Answer discussion questions for Patrick Henry’s speech as a whole-group.

7

Comma Quiz

 

Read Thomas Paine’s “The Crisis, No. 1” and answer 4—8 on page 92 in small-group teams.

8

 (Guided) Analyze as a class: Abagail Adams’ letter to John Adams.

Focus:  types of Appeals, Imagery, and Diction used to persuade.

 

9

Comma Quiz

 

Creating Adverb Clauses, Appositives and Prepositional phrases to affect tone in paragraph writing.

12

Comma Quiz

Read “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving.

Read Aloud and discuss the specific things that Irving does to establish the TONE

13

Continue Discussion of Irving’s short story and answer questions 1—8 as small-group teams.

14

Comma Quiz

 

Use nonessential appositive phrases and appositive adjectives to shift the tone in a paragraph.

15

 

Activities Day:

Field Trips

 

Parent / Teacher Conf.

16

 

Teacher In-Service

No School

19

 

Break

 

 

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Break

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Break

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Break

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Break

26

Comma Quiz

 

Read: William Cullen Bryant’s poem “Thanatopsis” in textbook and discuss questions 1—5 on page 169.

27

 

Read Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” out loud to class and begin discussion on Chopin’s use of imagery and diction to shift TONE

 

28

Comma Quiz

Do research into the social influences behind Chopin’s short story and begin to make connections to the text.

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Create a Thesis to use as an analysis for Chopin’s work and begin planning an essay response.

(Gather quotes from story.)

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Comma Quiz

 

Write rough-draft of analysis essay of Kate Chopin’s short story.