Monday, March 25, 2013

English 10 Honors--4/8/2013

Jump Off
--Open your vocabulary book to Unit #9. Look through the list of words and put a star next to all of the words that you are pretty confident about knowing already.

--After checking out the vocabulary words, take out your notes from last class about Tom Hooper's Les Miserables.  Read back through your notes and prepare a contribution for today's pre-movie-viewing discussion.

S. the C.


Instruction -- Vocabulary Unit #9
--go over Unit #9 word list and "Whimsical Words"
--For HW, begin preparing for the Unit #9 assessment, which will take place on Friday.

Discussion -- Tom Hooper's Les Miserables--The First Twenty Minutes
--engage in a brief discussion as per the J.O./brainstorm potential literary analysis essay topics (as this is our "endgame")

Film -- Tom Hooper's Les Miserables
--while viewing, jot down notes for discussion/future writing
  • Track themes, historical events depicted, etc., as we will engage in literary analysis drawing meaningful connections between Les Miserables and The Count of Monte Cristo
--The due date for submitting a revised literary analysis paragraph for the Writing Portfolio is April 24th (a little over two weeks from today)--do you want/need to revise?
--Your Ayn Rand Essay Contest writing pieces have been scored--expect the essays back soon!
--Begin preparing for the Unit #9 assessment, which will take place on Friday.  Don't forget about the "Whimsical Words"!
--Bring your vocabulary book to class next time in case it is needed for review purposes.