English II P. 4 & 5

May 4-May 8

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots." Marcus Garvey

Weekly Agenda

Monday, May 4

Daily Quote:

"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures." - Cesar Chavez

EQ:

How does knowledge and acceptance of other cultures help me better understand a variety of literature/text?

Do Now:

Discussion Post

Agenda:

Mythology Powerpoint - independently view the slides and take notes.

Research Activity - *Remember - Part 1 is an individual assignment*


Unit 3 Vocabulary Test - Wednesday May 6th - Please review your words!

Make sure you are tracking your progress - this information should be guiding your practice!


Tuesday, May 5

Daily Quote:

"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth." - Rumi

EQ:

How does knowledge and acceptance of other cultures help me better understand a variety of literature/text?

Do Now:

Discussion Post

Agenda:

- Make sure you are done with the Mythology Powerpoint notes

- MLA Review and Practice Activity - Due Wednesday May 6th

Research Activity - *Remember - Part 1 is an individual assignment*




Wednesday, May 6

Daily Quote:

"Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future." -Elie Wiesel

EQ:

How does knowledge and acceptance of other cultures help me better understand a variety of literature/text?

Do Now:

In-text citation practice

Agenda:

Unit 3 Vocabulary Test A

Unit 3 Vocabulary Test B

Define Vocabulary Unit 4. If you were on List B and achieved a 100%, please move on to List A.


4th period - complete any incomplete assignments from yesterday before working on your research project.


Thursday, May 7

Ms. Baer out

Do Now:

Please complete the citation assignment.

Agenda:

If you finish early, continue to work on vocabulary unit 4 (define words and pre-test)

4th Period - If you have finished all of your other weekly assignments - including your research items - continue to work on vocabulary unit 4 (define words and pre-test)

- Also - Make sure your vocabulary tracker is updated and turned in.



Friday, May 8 -

Happy Birthday Baby Byrd!

EQ:

How does knowledge and acceptance of other cultures help me better understand a variety of literature/text?

Agenda:

4th period -

- If you earned lower than a 70% on your Unit 3 Vocabulary test - you must create a set of flashcards. See me for the cards - the retake test will be next Wed.

- Review and complete all of this weeks assignments. Click here to view a sample MLA paper.

5th period -

-Turn in the citation assignment from yesterday!

-Read and annotate Perseus

-Complete Hero's Journey notes

-With a partner: research Hercules