Syllabus         




Project: Literary 
Element Tracker


MLA Style Guide         






Coursework
(Summer 2014)       


AP Website         


  • Week of November 13th

    Monday, November 13 - Sub

    1. Glossaries

    2. SSR

     

    Tuesday, November 14

    1. Introduce Setting, add setting to Lit Terms

    2. Class discussion

     

    Wednesday, November 15

    1. Silent work day: Hemingway’s Soldier’s Home

      1. This is a war story that includes no physical violence because Hemingway focuses on the war’s psychological effects on the protagonist. A truce ended the wholesale butchery of youth fighting during World War I, but the painful memory of it has made Krebs a prisoner of war. Although the story’s setting is a peaceful small town in Oklahoma, Hemingway evokes the horrors that Krebs endured and brought back home with him. In a sense, the real setting of this story is Belleau Wood as well as the sites of the other bloody battles Krebs experienced…

      2. Read Soldier’s Home, Brainstorm & answer (in bullet points) Critical Thinking Q’s 3, 4, 6, 7, 9


    Thursday, November 16

    1. Discuss Soldier’s Home, turn-in work

    2. Read & discuss ee cummings, my sweet old etcetera

      1. Paraphrase each line of the poem

      2. In pairs, compare your paraphrased version & brainstorm a plan to create an artistic representation of my sweet old etcetera, due Monday


    Friday, November 17

    1. Test Prep Friday, Essay #4


    Homework: my sweet old etcetera artistic representation, glossaries

    Posted Nov 16, 2017, 2:08 PM by Julia Edge
  • Week of November 6th

    Monday, November 6

    1. Glossaries (No SSR)

    2. Introduce Indi-Read #2, due 12/22

    3. Jterm Homework: Indi-Read #3: The Old Man & the Sea, by Hemingway

    4. Discuss characterization in Saving Sourdi


    Tuesday, November 7

    1. Jterm slides

    2. Read Baglady, by A.S. Byatt

      1. Critical Thinking Qs 1-5


    Wednesday, November 8

    1. Jterm survey: library

    2. Literary Device Trackers

      1. Killings, Saving Sourdi, Baglady

    Thursday, November 9

    1. No School - Conferences


    Friday, November 10

    1. No School - Veterans Day


    Posted Nov 8, 2017, 9:06 AM by Julia Edge
  • Week of October 30

    Monday, October 30

    1. Glossaries

    2. SSR


    Tuesday, October 31

    1. Intro to Characterization

    2. Intro to Hard Times, by Charles Dickens

    3. Explication to Hard Times

    4. Lit Terms - add terms


    Wednesday, November 1

    1. Read Saving Sourdi, by May-Lee Chai

      1. Take notes on each character, analyzing for:

        1. Dynamic, static, flat, round, etc.

        2. Foil

    Thursday, November 2

    1. Discuss Saving Sourdi, by May-Lee Chai

    2. Test Prep (Thursday), MC4


    Friday, November 3

    No School - Grading Day


    Posted Nov 1, 2017, 3:19 PM by Julia Edge
  • Week of October 23rd

    Monday, October 23

    1. Glossaries

    2. SSR


    Tuesday, October 24

    1. Discuss the plot line of A Rose for Emily

    2. Lit Device Trackers

      1. Three Girls

      2. All That You Love Will be Carried Away

      3. A Rose for Emily


    Wednesday, October 25

    1. Start reading Killings, by Andre Dubus


    Thursday, October 26

    1. Finish Killings, by Andre Dubus

      1. Critical Thinking Questions 2, 8, 9, 10

    2. Perspective: Thomas Kennedy, On Morality and Revenge in Killings

      1. Critical Thinking Questions 1, 2


    Friday, October 27

    1. Test Prep Friday, Essay 3


    Posted Oct 20, 2017, 2:11 PM by Julia Edge
  • Week of October 16th

    Monday, October 16 - Sub

    1. Glossaries

    2. SSR


    Tuesday, October 17 - Sub

    1. Naviance - Computer Lab


    Wednesday, October 18

    1. All That You Love Will be Carried Away

      1. Homework: Create two leading questions for a Socratic Seminar


    Thursday, October 19

    1. Socratic Seminar: All That You Love Will be Carried Away


    Friday, October 20

    1. William Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily

    Homework:

      1. Reread A Rose for Emily, annotating for foreshadowing. Find four events that foreshadow the frightening end.

      2. Create a plot line of events

      3. Answer Critical Thinking Questions 5, 6, 7, 9 (remember: “In William Faulkner’s A Rose for Emily…”)



    Posted Oct 20, 2017, 12:07 PM by Julia Edge
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Unit Files


Introduction:            

Unit 1
The Elements of Fiction

  Module 1          
  Reading          
  Fiction         
 
  Module 2         
  Plot         

  Module 3         
  Character         

  Module 4         
  Setting         

  Module 5         
  Point of View         

  Module 6         
  Symbolism         

  Module 7         
  Theme         

  Module 8         
  Style, Tone, and Irony         

Unit 3
The Elements of Poetry

  Module 1          
  Reading          
  Poetry         

  Module 2         
  Word Choice,          
  Word Order,         
  and Tone         

  Module 3         
  Images         

  Module 4
  Figures of Speech         

  Module 5
  Symbol,          
  Allegory,         
  and Irony         

  Module 6
  Sounds         

  Module 7
  Patterns of Rhythm         

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