Unit 3: The Power of Environment

Week of 12/14

Essential Questions

  • Can literature help me reflect upon personal experiences?
  • What personal connections can I make to literature from diverse cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts?
  • How can I use the literary elements and style of diverse texts to refine my voice as a writer?
  • How does the craft of writing allow me to synthesize my understanding of the world with historical and/or cultural texts?
  • How does my unique perspective influence my writing?

Monday, 12/14

In Class:

  • IWP Interview due 8:00am to Schoology
  • iLearning Series Chapters 7-12 Workday (EdPuzzle)

Skills of Focus:

  • Theme
  • Literary Analysis (Symbol, Character, Setting, Conflict, Allegory)


Homework:

  • Tomorrow is your Lord of the Flies and "The Hangman" Timed Essay. I strongly recommend that you review your notes/annotations. I will provide a passage from Lord of the Flies and "The Hangman" for you. No outside resources will be used.
  • iLearning Series Chapters 7-12 Discussion Responses due tomorrow morning
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18) - Quiz Friday

Tuesday, 12/15

In Class:

  • iLearning Series Chapters 7-12 Discussion Responses due 8:00am
  • Lord of the Flies and “The Hangman” Timed Writing


Skills of Focus:
  • Literary and Poetry Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme

Homework:
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18) - Quiz Friday

Wednesday, 12/16

In Class:

  • Inspirational Writing Project Workday: Original Narrative Poem


Skills of Focus:

  • Poetry


Homework:
  • Finish Poem and submit to Schoology 8:00am tomorrow
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18) - Quiz Friday

Thursday, 12/17

In Class:

  • Inspirational Writing Project Workday: Cover Page and Dedication due EOP


Skills of Focus:

  • Theme


Homework:
    • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18) - Quiz tomorrow

    Friday, 12/18

    In Class:

    • Membean Quiz


    Skills of Focus:

    • Vocabulary Development


    Homework:

    • Have a wonderful break! Read something just for fun!

    Look Ahead!