Archive for November, 2017:

World Lit: Writing a Literary Analysis Essay

Today’s Block Schedule: 1-2-4-3 Standard: ELAGSE9-10W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content. Learning Target: I can write a literary analysis of Things Fall Apart. Opening Session: Crash Course Literature: Things Fall Apart, Part II: Work Session: Today we are going to start

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World Lit: The Author’s Perspective

Today’s Block Schedule: 1-2-4-3 Standard: ELAGSE9-10RI3 Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them. Learning Target: I can make connections between the author’s life and literary work. Opening Session: Metacognitive

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World Lit: The White Man’s Burden

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL7 Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums (e.g., Auden’s poem “Musée de Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus), including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. Learning Target: I can analyze Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden” and Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for

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American Lit: Your EOC is TOMORROW!!!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. Learning Target: I can prepare for the American Literature End of Course assessment. Opening Session: I want to make sure everyone is comfortable going into

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World Lit: Welcome back from break!

Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL2 Determine a theme or central idea of text and closely analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. Learning Target: I can conduct a comparative analysis between texts with similar themes. Opening Session: The Second Coming

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