Unit 5: The Nature of Exploitation

Week of 4/4/16

Essential Questions

  • What happens when cultures come together without an appreciation or understanding of the differences between them?
  • What literary devices does the writer use to develop characters and meaning in a literary work?

Monday, 4/4

In Class

  • HoD Part I Prose Essay

Skills of Focus

  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Diction
  • Allusion

Homework

  • Read HoD Part II from “One evening” to “behind the blind whiteness of the fog.” (page 63) by tomorrow
  • Finish reading HoD Part II by Friday
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Tuesday, 4/5

In Class

Skills of Focus

  • Detail
  • Imagery
  • Theme

Homework

  • Read through “heart of an impenetrable darkness” on page 71 tonight
  • Finish reading HoD Part II by Friday
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Wednesday, 4/6

In Class


  • SSR
  • 15 minute small group discussion
  • Continue reading HoD

Skills of Focus


  • Diction
  • Imagery
  • Symbol
  • Tone
  • Theme

Homework

  • Read through page 76 ("kinship affirmed in a supreme moment.")
  • Finish reading HoD Part II by Friday
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Thursday, 4/7

In Class


  • SSR
  • HoD Part II MC Practice

Skills of Focus

  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Theme

Homework

  • Finish reading HoD Part II by tomorrow
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

Friday, 4/8

In Class

Part II Reflection

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Skills of Focus

  • Characterization
  • Theme

Homework

  • Read HoD Part III from “I looked at him” to “away from me into inaccessible distance.” (page 87) by Monday
  • Read HoD Part III by Friday, 4/15
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 3/28 and 4/15)

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