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MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

13

 

Class introduction, expectations, and

Goals for Growth

 

Turn in Summer reading projects!

14

 

Present Visual Essay for Zora Neale Hurston’s

“Their Eyes Were Watching God”

15

 

Finish Visual Essay Presentations and

Discuss key elements in the novel.

16

 

Open response exam for Summer Reading Novel.

 

Timed exam: 40 min.

17

 

ACT Grammar Diagnostic TEST

20

Elements of Argumentation:

Ethos, Pathos, & Logos

Aristotelian Appeals and their effects on ‘moving’ the audience.

 

What is RHETORIC?

21

Reading Skills: Close reading and talking with the text:

Reading Joan Didion’s “Santa Ana Winds”  to determine the author’s intended tone. Support answer with details.

22

Santa Ana Winds, day II

 

Collect multiple examples of Didion’s use of rhetorical appeals and create a class outline for analysis.

23

Santa Ana Winds, Day III

Read Jane Knobler’s analytical response

To Didion’s essay and compare the examples Knobler uses to the class-created outline.

24

ACT English Grammar

 Practice Test:

 

Timed test: 30 minutes.

 

Get copy of Novel #2

“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller

Read intro and act one.

27

“The Crucible” act one quiz.  Discuss characters so far and create a mind map for the conflicts present in the story.

Be able to identify internal and external conflicts and motives.

28

Read “The Crucible” Act II in class and discuss as a whole group.

 

Discuss Static vs Dynamic Characters

29

Read “The Crucible” Act III in class: discuss connections on mind map and make changes if necessary to motives of characters.

30

Read “The Crucible” Act IV in class:

 

Discuss Author’s Exigence Audience & Purpose in writing “The Crucible.”

31

ACT English Quiz (20min)

Get handout of key quotes and analysis pointers for the primary characters in “The Crucible” and review for analysis essay test to be taken on Monday.