Unit 5: The Power of Voice

Week of 4/4/16

Essential Questions

  • How can I create change?
  • What is the effect of different structural patterns on writing?
  • How can analyzing the literary elements in a nonfiction work deepen my understanding of the intended purpose?

Monday, 4/4

PK Script Revision due 8:00am

In Class

  • Building Slides - don't forget to bookmark all of your image sources, we will cite them tomorrow!
  • PechaKucha Recording Workday

Skills of Focus

  • Multimedia Presentation
  • MLA
  • Works Cited Page

Homework

  • Complete all slide backgrounds tonight - don't forget to bookmark all of your image sources, we will cite them tomorrow!
  • PK Recording and Works Cited page due 8:00am Wednesday for 5 bonus points or 8:00am Thursday
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Tuesday, 4/5

Skills of Focus

  • Multimedia Presentation

Homework

  • PK Recording and Works Cited page due 8:00am Wednesday for 5 bonus points or 8:00am Thursday
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Wednesday, 4/6

  • PechaKucha due 8:00am for 5 bonus points
EasyBib Digital Image
MLA Works Cited Page in Google Docs

Quicktime Tutorial for Mac Users

How to Record Your Screen with QuickTime Player with Audio (Mac)

Skills of Focus

  • MLA
  • Works Cited Page

Homework

  • PK Recording and Works Cited page due 8:00am tomorrow
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Thursday, 4/7

  • PechaKucha Recording and Works Cited Page due 8:00am

In Class

  • Introduce Nonfiction
  • Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day speech analysis

Skills of Focus

  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Nonfiction

Homework

  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Friday, 4/8

In Class


  • Continue How Style Affects an Argument as needed
  • JFK Inaugural Address Analysis Day 1
How Style Affects an Argument

Tropes and Schemes in Nonfiction

Skills of Focus

  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Nonfiction

Homework

  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

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