• Part 2 Text Scavenger Hunt

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 1/10/2020

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Review Part 2 Directions
    • Complete Text Scavenger Hunt
    • Review Answers
    • Skim through samples and what they look like 
     
    Homework:
    • Review for the Regents
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  • Linking Themes in The Crucible to Today

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 1/9/2020

    Agenda:

     
    Homework:
    • Make sure that you are caught up
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  • Finishing The Crucible

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 1/8/2020

    Agenda:

    • Finish Act 4
    • Complete Reading Questions
    • Complete the Plot Diagram
    • Discuss the Climax
    • Begin reading court declarations/spectral evidence
     
    Homework:
    • Make sure you have turned in your Part 2 Essay
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  • Continuing Act 4

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 1/7/2020

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Finish reading questions and complete journal on whether or not the climax has been reached
    • Read Act 4 and continue to answer questions
     
    Homework:
    • Check the exam schedule.
    • Make sure that you have finished the reading questions through #16.
    • Regents Review (worth extra credit) continues after school Monday-Thursday
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  • The Crucible Act 4

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 1/6/2020

    Agenda:

    • Review where the major characters stand at the end of Act 3
    • Begin reading Act 4 (answer through question 10)
     
    Homework:
    • Make sure you have answered through question 10
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  • Reviewing Plot with The Twilight Zone

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 12/20/2019

    Agenda:

    • Announcements
    • Review of plot
    • Looking for the climax in an episode of The Twilight Zone
      • "5 Characters in Search of an Exit" or "Masks"
     
    Homework:
    • Make sure that your Part 2 essay has been submitted
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  • Part 2 Completion and Consideration of Holiday Song Context

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 12/19/2019

    Agenda:

     

    • Warm-up: Complete part 2
    • Background discussion: Creedence Clearwater's "Bad Moon Rising"
    • Extension to the debate surrounding "Baby It's Cold Outside"
      • Watch scene from Neptune's Daughter
      • Read Article
      • Look at Legend's modern adaption
    • Discussion: Did the song need to be changed?  Was the original inappropriate?  In context?  What do the changes allow for in today's society?

     

    Homework:

    • Make sure all part 2's are in before break even if you have been absent.
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  • Writing Workshop

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 12/18/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Part 2 scaffold overview
    • Part 2 writing workshop
      • **If you were absent, you need to start by annotating the texts.  Then, you may go on to writing.  Tomorrow, those who have been absent will have today's writing workshop in the library.**
     
    Homework:
    • Your Part 2 should be completed enough that you can finish it in the first 10-15 minutes of class tomorrow
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  • Part 2: Shifting from Annotations to Outlines

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 12/17/2019

    Agenda:

     

    • Warm-up: Finish Annotations
    • Part 2 Next Steps
      • Tally the + and -
      • Count tallies to choose a side
      • Create an outline using slugs

     

    Homework:

    • Make sure you have the annotations complete for tomorrow  
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  • Part 2 Annotations

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 12/16/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Review Part 2 and Organize Articles
    • Annotation Method Overview
    • Talking through Article #1
    • Group Practice with Article #2
    Homework:
    • The next two articles will need to be finished in class tomorrow.  Please make sure that you are on track to finish them in 15 minutes.
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