English 11


"Perfect Paragraph" prewrite/web

English 11 Class Summary

Week of 11/18/19 – English 11

 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Summary:

Transcendentalism notes (powerpoint)

Read snippets of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Nature” and “Self-Reliance”

Read RWE’s poem “The Rhodora”

Handouts: “The Rhodora” worksheet

HW: None

 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Summary:

Finish worksheet on “Rhodora” (scanning meter and rhyme; questions)

Start “self Reliance and the High School Teen” Projecty

Handouts: Materials

HW: None

 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 – Class does not meet

 

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Summary:

Group Analysis of 3 Romantic Poems: “The Tide Goes In”; “She Came and Went” and “Old Ironsides”

Write a quatrain protesting the hypothetical destruction of the Poulsbo Viking

Handouts: Quatrain template

HW: Finish quatrain if not done in class

 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Summary:

Transcendentalism Anticipation Guide: Questions

Discuss answers

Handouts: Transcendentalism questions

HW: None

Week of 11/11/19 – English 11

 

Monday, November 11, 2019 – No school, Veteran’s Day

 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Summary:

Review traits of Romantic Art (powerpoint)

Watercolor: Create a landscape that reflects the principles of Romantic Art

Handouts: Materials

HW: None

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 – Class does not meet

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Summary:

Group Analysis of 3 Romantic Poems: “The Tide Goes In”; “She Came and Went” and “Old Ironsides”

Write a quatrain protesting the hypothetical destruction of the Poulsbo Viking

Handouts: Quatrain template

HW: Finish quatrain if not done in class

 

Friday, November 15, 2019

Summary:

Transcendentalism Anticipation Guide: Questions

Discuss answers

Handouts: Transcendentalism questions

HW: None


Week of 11/4/19 – English 11


Monday, November 4, 2019

Summary:

Computer Lab: Revise FD Rough drafts and turn in final draft

Handouts: None

HW: Finish essay and revisions at home if not done in class

 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Summary:

Introduction to American Romanticism

Rate yourself: Rationalist or Romantic

Romanticism powerpoint and notes

Handouts: Rationalist v Realist questions

HW: None

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Class does not meet

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Summary:

“Thanatopsis” poem analysis

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Summary:

Discuss “Thanatopsis” poem

Handouts: None

HW: None


Week of 10/28/19 – English 11

 

Monday, October 28, 2019

Summary:

Finish pre-write of FD essay

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Summary:

Computer lab: Write first draft of FD essay

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, Oct 30 – Class does not meet

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Summary:

Computer lab: Finish first draft of FD essay

Handouts: None

HW: If not done in class, finish essay at home and bring to class Friday

 

Friday, November 1

Summary:

Peer review of FD essay

Handouts: None

HW: Finish essay if not done in class

Week of 10/21/19 – English 11

Monday, October 21, 2019

Summary:

Read FD, ch 11

Read New to Freedom (inmates and military) articles and poem

Compare experiences and write paragraph: what can we learn from Frederick Douglass that could help military and inmates transition successfully to their civilian life?

Handouts: Articles and poem

HW: Finish book and journal if not done in class; Finish paragraph if not done in class


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Summary:

Notes: Requirements and format for Frederick Douglass essay

Identify 8 quotes (2 ethos, 2 pathos, 2 logos, 2 refutation) for essay

Handouts: None

HW: Finish identifying quotes for essay if not done in class

Wednesday, Oct 23 – Class does not meet

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Summary:

Pre-write body paragraphs (ethos/pathos/logos/refutation)

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, October 25 – no class: Conferences

Week of 10/14/19 - English 11

Monday, October 14

Summary:

Kahoot – practice vocab for Friday’s test

Read FD, ch 3-5

Identify ethos/pathos/logos

Handouts: None

HW: Finish reading and journal if not done in class

 

Tuesday, October 15

Summary:

Read FD, ch 6-7

Read Malcolm X’s “Learning to Read” and Sherman Alexie’s “Superman and Me”

Answer: How do all 3 men have similar barriers to literacy? How did reading give each man a sense of freedom? Share an early memory about a reading experience.

Handouts: None

HW: Finish reading questions if not done in class

 

Wednesday, Oct 16 – Class does not meet

 

Thursday, October 17

Summary:

Review “irony”

Read FD, ch 9-10

Identify ethos/pathos/logos

Handouts: None

HW: Finish reading and journal if not done in class

 

Friday, October 18

Summary:

Vocab test, FD, ch 1-6

Finish book and ethos/pathos/logos journal

Handouts: None

HW: Finish book and journal if not done in class

Week of 10/7/19 - English 11

 

Monday, October 7

Summary:

Timeline: Slavery in US

Agree/disagree: thematic issues in Frederick Douglass

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, October 8

Summary:

Check out Frederick Douglass

FD Vocabulary words (ch 1-6)

Review ethos/pathos/logos in context

Read Preface by William Lloyd Garrison

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, Oct 9 – Class does not meet

 

Thursday, October 10

Summary:

Find appeal to ethos in Garrison letter in Preface

Parallel structure worksheet

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, October 11

 

Summary:

Explain “curse of Ham” reference

Read FD, ch 1-2

Identify examples of ethos/pathos/logos

Handouts: None

HW: Finish reading and journal if not done in class

 

Week of 9/30/19 – English 11


Monday, Sept 30

Summary:

Ethos/pathos/logos minilesson

Read Franklin’s “Polly Baker” and identify ethos/pathos/logos

Read Paine, “Conflict, I”

Handouts: None

HW: None


Tuesday, October 1

Summary:

Identify 1 ethos/1logos/1 pathos in Paine

Read Patrick Henry speech

Groupwork: identify 1 e/p/l; discuss allusions; analyze parallel structure

Handouts: None

HW: None


Thursday, October 3

Summary:

Read Jefferson’s “Declaration of Independence” and Stanton’s “Declaration of Sentiments”

Compare structure

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, October 4

Summary:

Computer lab: Write “break-up letter” in structure of Declaration of Independence, with parallel structure and appeals to ethos/pathos/logos

Handouts: None

HW: Finish letter if not done in class

Week of 9/23/19 – English 11

 

Monday, Sept 23

Summary:

Read “Iroquois Constitution”

Groupwork: Analyze symbols and government structure

Handouts: None

HW: None


Tuesday, Sept 24

Summary:

Read Bradford and Rowlandson

Write journal entry from Native American perspective

Handouts: None

HW: None


Thursday, Sept 26

Summary:

Read excerpt from J Edward’s “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”

Drawing based on single image from sermon

Handouts: None

HW: None


Friday, Sept 27

Summary:

Write “letter to Principal” about an issue at NKHS, emulating Edwards fiery tone and imagery

Handouts: None

HW: Finish letter if not done in class


Week of 9/16/19 – English 11

 

Monday, Sept 16

Summary:

Read “Dancer” and identify attributes

Categorize attributes

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, Sept 17

Summary:

Prewrite “Dancer” essay

Handouts: None

HW: None


Wednesday, Sept 18 – Class does not meet

Thursday, Sept 19

Summary:

Fire drill that took half the period

Computer lab: Write “Dancer” essay

Handouts: None

HW: None


Friday, Sept 20

Summary:

Computer lab: Finish “Dancer” essay and turn in

Handouts: None

HW: Finish essay if not done in class

 

Week of 9/9/19 – English 11

 

Monday, Sept 9

Summary:

Native American storytelling

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, Sept 10

Summary:

Native American values and attributes of literature

Analyze “Amtrak” poem by Sherman Alexie

Handouts: None

HW: None

Wednesday, Sept 11

Summary:

Review literary terms: plot elements, conflict, and theme

Read “Bingo Van”

Handouts: Story

HW: None


Thursday, Sept 12

Summary:

Finish “Bingo Van”

Discuss theme of story

Handouts: None

HW: None


Friday, Sept 13

Summary:

Read “Deer Woman”

Take “Deer Woman” reading quiz

Handouts: Story and quiz

HW: Finish story if not done in class, and take quiz Monday

Week of 9/4/19 – English 11

 

Wednesday, Sept 4

Summary:

Introduction and Syllabus review

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, Sept 5

Summary:

Timeline Activity

Textbook Checkout

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, Sept 6

Summary:

Writing Sample: If you could spend a day with any American figure, who would it be, and why?

Handouts: “Perfect Paragraph” format and rubric

HW: Finish paragraph if not done in class and turn in for credi