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English 11 Assignments

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LABOR DAY

NO Classes.

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Philip K. Dick: “The Eyes Have It”

Colloquial Language

Google Classroom Video Lecture

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Collect the evidence:

Which Phrases did Dick use to create the premise of the story?

Google classroom form—Explain the confusion.

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Forum Discussion:

How did the author establish the tone through the dual meanings of the phrases used.

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Video Lecture: Identifying & Punctuating Appositive Phrases

 

Comma Quiz on Google Classroom forms.

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Kate Chopin:

“The Story of an Hour”

 

Video Lecture on Google Classroom

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Forum Discussion:

Regarding Mrs. Mallard…

 

Establish a CLAIM about Chopin’s story.

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Write a short analysis of Chopin’s attitude towards Love and Marriage by using the quotes from the Video Lecture

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Finish and post your analysis of Chopin's attitude.

 

Post to Google classroom link.

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Video Lecture: Identifying & Punctuating Participial Phrases

 

Google classroom Comma Quiz

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Guy de Maupassant:

“The Necklace”

 

Video Lecture on Google Classroom and Discussion Questions.

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Video Lecture:

Types of Irony

 

Activity: Explain de Maupassant’s use of Irony.

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Forum Discussion:

 

What do you think de Maupassant is trying to say about society and social expectations? To which character do you most relate?

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Introduction to Jolliffe’s Rhetorical Framework.

 

Video Lecture and discussion question.

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Video Lecture: Identifying & Punctuating Adverb Clauses

 

Google classroom Comma Quiz

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Tim O’brian:

“The Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong”

Examining the author’s use of Foreshadowing.

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Credibility of the Narrator: Examining Rat.

 

Video Lecture for O’brian on Google Classroom.

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Writing Assignment:

What is O’brian trying to say about Vietnam?

 

Cite quotes from text to support your claim.

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Discussion Forum on Google classroom.

TBA (teacher led topic)

 

Post your argument to Google classroom by Friday.

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Video Lecture: Identifying & Punctuating Infinitive Phrases

 

Google classroom Comma Quiz

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