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English 11 Assignments

VIVA English 11                                                                                     NOVEMBER                                                       wwhittaker@valley.k12.ar.us

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 Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening.

 

“From Wilderness to Witch Trials” Video Lecture on google classroom.

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J.  Edwards: “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Video Lecture and discussion questions – google classroom.

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WINS DAY!

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Ethan Frome group reading and discussion day.

 

What themes have been established / developed in the story so far?

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Google classroom comma quiz.

 

The “pickle dish & sledding” in Ethan Frome. (Wharton’s social commentary at work)

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Research Component:

Make a list of the common hardships that early American colonists faced on a daily basis.

Cite your sources.

Make a claim statement that explains the character of settlers.

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Sara Kemble Knight:

“The Journal of Madame Knight”

Video Lecture and discussion questions on google classroom.

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UPHILL BOTH WAYS!

 

Create a parody video (1 minute) that explores the tendency to focus on the hardships of the past and use them as a gage to measure future generations.

(see video link for instructions)

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Ethan Frome group reading and discussion day.

 

Main discussion point: Why is Starkfield so ‘stark,’ and what moral battle is being waged upon the audience?

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Google classroom comma quiz + paragraph writing component.

 

Timed response ~ 30 minutes

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The Puritan Poetry of Edward Taylor:

“Preface to the Determinations Touching God’s Elect…”

 

Video Lecture and Discussion Questions – google classroom

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Edward Taylor:

“Upon a Spider Catching a Fly”

Video Lecture and discussion questions on google classroom.

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“Understanding the use of Conceit as a literary device, and the Puritan aesthetic”

 

Video Lecture with Forum Discussion

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Ethan Frome Final Discussion Day.

 

Write a short analysis of Edward Taylor’s poetry and their purpose.

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Guided Writing Day for Edward Taylor analysis essay.

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 Jolliffe’s Rhetorical Framework : Revisited…

 

Exigence, Audience, & Purpose in Patrick Henry’s Speech.

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Patrick Henry and the Speech to the Virginia Convention.

 

Video Lecture on google classroom.

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THANKSGIVING BREAK

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