October 19 23 Contemp Lit

October 19-23

Monday, October 19

Benchmarks:
11.11.6.6 Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

11.4.3.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

Activities:

  • Finish viewing The Island (approximately 40 minutes)
  • Final discussion on I Am Legend and The Island
  • Introduce the Modern Horror Essay assignment
  • To to work on brainstorming or outlining your essay or your vocab packet for the week.

Assessment:

  • Discussion

Tuesday, October 20

Benchmarks:
11.7.9.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Demonstrate knowledge of foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics”).

Activities:

  • Work on Modern Horror Essay in the Business Computer Lab

Assessment:

  • Circulating during work time to ask and address questions about their analytical essays

Wednesday, October 21

Benchmarks:
11.7.9.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Demonstrate knowledge of foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics”).

Activities:

  • Work on Modern Horror Essay in the Business Computer Lab

Assessment:

  • Circulating during work time to ask and address questions about their analytical essays

Thursday, October 22

Benchmarks:
11.7.9.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a. Apply grades 11–12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., “Demonstrate knowledge of foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics”).

Activities:

  • Review Vocab words for tomorrow's test
  • Work on Modern Horror Essay in the iMac Computer Lab
  • Peer review needs to be done today

Assessment:

  • Circulating during work time to ask and address questions about their analytical essays

Friday, October 23

Benchmarks:
11.11.6.6 Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

11.4.3.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).

Activities:

Assessment:

  • Vocab test
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