English IV DC British Literature (ENGL 2322)
Monday: Teacher training
Tuesday: Teacher training
Wednesday: All About Mrs. Reid ppt, make a Flipgrid for Friday, read Teacher from the Black Lagoon
Thursday: Flipgrid presentations. Discuss identity poems in groups as prewriting for poetry response essay.
Friday: Share Flipgrids. Discuss Poetry Response essay/Apply Texas prompts
Monday: Begin poetic response essay—write rough draft of Prompt A, 1 ½ pages due Tuesday
Tuesday: Share essays. Make quicklist on identity/talent and write 1 ½ page rough draft about prompt B due Weds.
Wednesday: Research poem to use for response essay. Use SAY BACK to choose essay to complete—rough draft due 8/29
Thursday: Macbeth background notes.
Friday: Read Act 1/discuss
August 27-31, 2018
Monday: Finish notes, read Act I/discuss paradox “Fair is foul”
Tuesday: Write introduction/outline of poetic response essay. Rough draft due Friday for peer review.
Wednesday: Read Act I/discuss study guide and begin reader response journal due 9/4
Thursday: Finish Act I/discuss/grade study guide.
Friday: Peer review. Root test 16.
September 4-7, 2018
Tuesday: Read Act I, answer study guide. Begin reader response journal due 9/10. Final draft of poetic response essay due Thursday in class for clocking.
Wednesday: Finish Act I. Begin Act II—discuss sleep/blood motifs.
Thursday: Clocking of poetic response essay due TONIGHT at 11:59 PM.
Friday: Read Act II—discuss study guide.
September 10-14, 2018
Monday: Read Act II scenes 1-2. Answer study guide questions in Classroom.
Tuesday: Discuss study guide questions. Define motif and find examples of sleep and blood motifs in Act II.
Wednesday: Discuss Act II. Begin reader response journal for Act II on gender expectations due 9/17.
Thursday: Finish Act II, begin Act III. Discuss Banquo’s characterization.
Friday: Read Act III—discuss study guide. Reader response journal due Monday.
September 17-21, 2018
Monday: Read Act III. Discuss gender in Act III. Review for test tomorrow. Reading response journal due tonight.
Tuesday: Acts I-II test. Read Act III. Do study guide.
Wednesday: Discuss Act III and start Act IV. Begin reader response journal for Act III on gender expectations due 9/25.
Thursday: Discuss Act IV. Do study guide.
Friday: Discuss Act IV. Early release.
September 24-28, 2018
Monday: Teacher inservice
Tuesday: Act III reader response journal due tonight. Read Act IV—discuss Macbeth’s characterization. Act IV reader response journal due Friday 9/29.
Wednesday: Finish Act IV—discuss Macduff as fair or foul.
Thursday: Begin Act V. Discuss images of sickness/health. Reader response journal Act V due Tuesday.
Friday: Finish Act V. Act IV reader response journal due 11:59 PM. Root test 18.
October 1-5, 2018
Monday: Finish Act V. Introduce literary crux assignment and annotated bibliography. Investigate databases for sources.
Tuesday: Choose topic. Find sources. Annotated bibliography due Monday, October 8. Act V reader response journal due tonight.
Wednesday: Work on annotated bibliography.
Thursday: Work on annotated bibliography. Notes on thesis statements—due in Classroom Friday.
Friday: Work on annotated bibliography. Share thesis statements with shoulder partners. Turn in thesis.
October 8-12, 2018
Monday: Annotated bibliography due tonight. Notes on archetypal heroes. Read 37-46 for homework.
Tuesday: Complete Edpuzzle on Anglo-Saxon history. Read 46.59.
Wednesday: Quiz over reading. Class discussion of archetypes and Beowulf’s boast.
Thursday: Notes on Anglo-Saxon poetry characteristics. Read pp. 59-78 for homework.
Friday: Reading quiz. Discuss Beowulf’s quest and final boast. Read pp. 78-109 for homework.
October 15-19, 2018
Monday: Beowulf quiz 3. Discuss archetypes in epic.
Tuesday: Review for midterm. View Beowulf animated video.
Thursday: Notes on organization—write thesis statement, introductory paragraph and outline. Rough draft 1000+ words due 11/1.
Friday: Root test 19. Notes on integrating quotations and use of signal phrases. Write rough draft.
October 22-26, 2018
Monday: Write rough draft. Notes on incorporating quotations and citing poetry.
Tuesday: Write rough draft due 11/1. Final draft due 11/12.
Wednesday: Write rough draft.
Thursday: Notes on background to Medieval period. View Bayeux Tapestry animation.
Friday: Notes on characterization. Read “The General Prologue” and discuss the Knight’s character.
October 29-November 2, 2018
Monday: Notes on characterization. Read the Knight. Read “The General Prologue” through the Friar for homework and complete character chart.
Tuesday: Read “The General Prologue” through the Cook. Discuss feudal class of pilgrims.
Wednesday: Read “The General Prologue” through the end of GP for Monday. Discuss urban class of pilgrims.
Thursday: Peer review of term paper.
Friday: Root test 20. Finish peer review.
November 5-9, 2018
Monday: Prologue quiz 2. Discuss urban class. Read “Pardoner’s Tale” for quiz.
Tuesday: “Pardoner’s Tale” quiz. Discuss irony in tale. Read “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” for quiz Wednesday.
Wednesday: “Wife” quiz. Read “The Miller’s Tale” through the end of GP for quiz Thursday. Discuss irony in “Wife” quiz.
Thursday: “Miller” quiz. Discuss slapstick comedy of tale.
Friday: Root test 21. Read Le Morte D’Arthur selections from green text and college text. Clocking Monday.
November 12-16, 2018
Monday: Clocking. Paper due tonight.
Tuesday: "Miller's Tale" quiz. Read Le Morte D'Arthur in college and high school text.
Wednesday: Le Morte D'Arthur quiz. Notes on Medieval Romance genre.
Thursday: Introductory notes on sonnets--Kahoot.
Friday: Root test 21. Discuss "Sonnet 73"
November 26-30, 2018
Monday-Wednesday: Prepare sonnet presentations.
Thursday: Sonnet presentations.
Friday: Root test 22. Sonnet presentations.
December 2-6, 2018
Monday: Sonnet presentations
Tuesday: Sonnet presentations
Wednesday: Finish sonnet presentations. Notes on Metaphysical poetry—read “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” and “The Pulley” for conceits.
Thursday: Begin Donne’s Holy Sonnets.
Friday: Root test 23. Donne’s Holy Sonnets.
December 10-14, 2018
Monday: Discuss “The Pulley” and Donne’s Holy Sonnets.
Tuesday: Discuss Donne’s Holy Sonnets.
Wednesday: Discuss Donne’s Holy Sonnets. Final exam review.
Thursday: Final exam?? Final review?
Friday: Final exam.
December 17-20, 2018
Monday: Part 2—final exam
Wednesday: View Wit
Thursday: View Wit