English II Periods 4 & 5

April 27- May 1

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Quote: Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Weekly Agenda

Monday, April 27

Daily Quote:

"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you will sink and drown. Instead you relax and float. - Alan Watts

EQ:

What do the similarities between the creation myths tell us about how different cultures interpret the world.

Do Now:

Creation Myth Discussion

Agenda:

Comparing Creation Myths


Ticket out the Door


Tuesday, April 28

Daily Quote:

"It was possible that a miracle was not something that happened to you, but rather something that didn't." - Jodi Picoult

EQ:

What do the similarities between the creation myths tell us about how different cultures interpret the world.

Do Now:

Unit 3 Vocabulary Practice - Have you taken your pretest? Have you completed the appropriate practice activities? Did you track your progress and submit it?

Agenda:

Review yesterday's Do Now
Comparing Creation Myths

Complete group Chart and be prepared to discuss.


Wednesday, April 29

Daily Quote:

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning." - Albert Einstein

EQ:

What do the similarities between the creation myths tell us about how different cultures interpret the world.

Do Now:

Have you taken your pretest? Have you completed the appropriate practice activities? Did you track your progress and submit it?

Agenda:

Review yesterday's Do Now
Comparing Creation Myths

Complete group Chart and be prepared to discuss.

Table switch and discussion.


Extended: Theseus Journey - Can you identify, apply, and assess the skills we have learned to a text?


Thursday, April 30

EQ:

What do the similarities between the creation myths tell us about how different cultures interpret the world?

Do Now:

Review the verb chart and practice by writing four argumentative sentences.

Agenda:

Begin writing assessment on how myths teach us about our world.


Friday, May 1

EQ:

What do the similarities between the creation myths tell us about how different cultures interpret the world?


Agenda:

Continue working on the writing assessment and turn in no later than Sunday at 11:59 pm.


4th Period only - Hero Research Project

- Before you start your research project - make sure have completed the rest of this week's assignments.