Sunday, November 13, 2011

English 10 Honors--11/14/2011

Jump Off
–take a number from Mr. Martin
–notebooks out—Naturalism as a Literary Movement

S. the C.
–share exemplar for “The Open Boat” questions
–Part 4 essays in from anyone who hasn’t resubmitted

Discussion – “The Open Boat”
–independent work time—craft responses for assigned questions
–small-group discussions
Transition – form a circle
–whole-group discussion (notes from HW, questions from earlier in class, commercial vs. literary fiction, Naturalism, Mr. Martin’s notes, etc.)

Transition – re-row desks/poem up

Closure – Controlling Idea Practice (“The Open Boat” and “I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing”)
–explicate poem first (model, independent practice, share out)
–craft controlling ideas and share out

HW time – hand out sheet for unit exam review

–begin preparing for the Short Story Unit Exam (Friday)

On the Backburner:
–looking more closely at question #27
–expanding controlling idea sentences into full responses (“The Masque of the Red Death” and “The Necklace” or “The Open Boat” and “I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing”)—question #26
–Part 4 Literary Analysis essays
–Quarter 1 self-reflections