AP 4 – Week of December 5, 2016

12/5 Monday: Learning Target: I will be introduced to poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, images, figures of speech, symbols, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda: 1) WOD #45- sully. 2) Poetry presentation #5 – Chapter 26 (Sounds, 863-890), 4th – Dan T., Wendy, Pearse, 5th – Milan, Erick A., Peterson, 7th – Asha, Carlos

12/6 Tuesday: Learning Target: I will be introduced to poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, images, figures of speech, symbols, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda: 1) WOD #46 abscond, 2) Poetry presentation #6 – Chapter 27 (Patterns of Rhythm, 891-911), 4th – Tiffany, Muad, Emily, Ashley, 5th – Linh, Robin, Eric R., 7th – Jean, Hanjie

12/7 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading.

12/8 Thursday: Learning Target: I will be introduced to poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, images, figures of speech, symbols, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda: 1) WOD #47 intrepid, 2) Poetry presentation #7 –  Chapter 28 (Poetic Forms, 912-939) 4th – Angel, Stephanie, Saleh, Dan U.P., 5th – Mykela, Cesar, Henry, Natasha, 7th – Sandra, Noah

12/9 Friday: Learning Target: I will be introduced to poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, images, figures of speech, symbols, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda: 1) WOD #48 paramount, 2) Poetry presentation #8 – Chapter 29 (Open Form, 940-960), 4th – Christine, Victor, Laryn, Topanga, 5th – Juliann, Ariel, Leslie, 7th – Kelly, Alex D., Francisco.

 

 

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AP 3 – Week of December 5, 2016

12/5 Monday – Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter three of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #44- sully,  2) GATSBY SEMINAR #3 : Period 2: Nathalie, Jennifer, Adrian, Period 6: Nikki, Vivian, Natalia

12/6 Tuesday – 12/5 Monday – Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter four of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #45- abscond, 2) GATSBY SEMINAR 4, Period 2: Andrea, Leslie, Angelica, Period 6: Aminah, Sandy, Isabella.

12/7 Wednesday (minimum day) – We will view the first half hour of The Great Gatsby.

12/8 Thursday – Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter five of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #46- intrepid, 2) GATSBY SEMINAR 5, Period 2: Amberlyn, Ricky, Helen, Period 6: Jabari, Leona, Destiny.

12/9 Friday – 12/5 Monday – Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter six of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #47- paramount, 2) GATSBY SEMINAR 6, Period 2: Avshi, Dayah, Jeremy, Period 6: Winnie, Renelle, Milium

 

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AP 3 – Week of November 28, 2016

11/28 Monday: Learning Target- I will learn the background and importance of The Great Gatsby through discussion, reading and group preparation for the first round of college seminar. Agenda – 1) WOD #41: ignominy, 2) class will go to textbook room to procure The Great Gatsby, 3) brief discussion of Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby and the Jazz Age, 4) introduction of college seminar on The Great Gatsby, 5) if time, in class reading.

11/29 Tuesday: Learning Target- I will learn the background and importance of The Great Gatsby through discussion, reading and group preparation for the first round of college seminar. Agenda – 1) WOD #42: circumspect, 2) in class reading and planning for The Great Gatsby college seminar.

11/30 Wednesday (minimum day) – active reading, although class has the option to read The Great Gatsby instead of independent reading.

12/1 Thursday: Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter one of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #43: efface, 2) short quiz on chapt. one of Gatsby, 3) college seminar on chapter one – period 2: Avery, Kevin, Jason, period 6: Helen, Tana, Aminah Y., Cristobal

12/2 Friday:  Learning Target- I will, through discussion examine the deeper issues of chapter two of The Great Gatsby. Agenda- 1) WOD #44: proliferate, 2) short quiz on chapt. one of Gatsby, 3) college seminar on chapter 2 (27-42), period 2: Adriana, Long, Ivy; period 6: Jordan, Maria, Sophia.

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AP 4 – Week of November 28, 2016

POETRY PRESENTATIONS BEGIN!

11/ 28 Monday – WOD #41: ignominy, poetry presentation #1: Chapter 22 (Word Choice, Word Order and Tone, 755-789). 

4th – Cynthia, Maryanna, Malachi

5th – Clarisse, Sofia, Jose

7th – Abarar, Tyler

11/29 Tuesday – WOD #42: circumspect, poetry presentation #2: Chapter 23 (Images, 790-814).

4th – Jennet, Shihda, Cori

5th – Kelly, Jed, James, Richard

7th – Crystal, Brianna

11/30 Wednesday – Active Reading.

12/ 1 Thursday – WOD #43: efface, poetry presentation #3: Chapter 24 (Figures of Speech, 815-836)

4th – Cathy, Destiny, Melvin

5th – Eunice, Kyndal, Sara G.

7th – Isabel, Alex P.

12/2  Friday – WOD #44: proliferate, poetry presentation #4: Chapter 25 (Symbol, Allegory and Irony, 837-862)

4th – Kevin, Bradley, Denisse, Serena

5th – Balbina, Mugisha, Etinosa, Junny

7th – Lyla, Vincent

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AP 4 – Week of November 14, 2016

11/14 Monday – POETRY OUTLINES ONE AND TWO ARE DUE TODAY. Learning Target: I will be introduced to the world of poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, imagery, figures of speech, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda – 1) WOD #38: winnow, 2) In class work on outline 3 which is due Wednesday.

11/15 Tuesday –Learning Target: I will be introduced to the world of poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, imagery, figures of speech, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda – 1) WOD #39: tawdry, 2) In class work on outline 3 which is due Wednesday.

11/16 Wednesday (minimum day) –  Active Reading. POETRY OUTLINE THREE IS DUE. Hard copy, in class.

11/ 17 Thursday-Learning Target: I will be introduced to the world of poetry, focusing on such elements as word order, choice, tone, imagery, figures of speech, sounds and different poetic forms. Agenda – 1) WOD #40: stymie.  Groups prepare for poetry presentations that begin Monday, 11/28.

November 18 (Friday) – WOD Vocabulary test #4: words 31-40 and more!

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AP 3 – Week of November 14, 2016

11/14 Monday – Learning Target: I will critically evaluate and decipher key information from my sources in preparation for writing the American high school synthesis essay. Agenda – 1) WOD #38: winnow, 2)  GROUPS WILL DISCUSS THEIR CHOSEN TOPIC AND BRAINSTORM IDEAS FOR ESSAY.

11/15 Tuesday,  – TYPED ROUGH DRAFT #1 IS DUE IN CLASS FOR CREDIT (50 POINTS). Learning Target: I will critically evaluate and decipher key information from my sources in preparation for writing the American high school synthesis essay. Agenda – 1) WOD #39: stymie, 2) Peer review.

11/16 Wednesday – Active reading

11/17 Thursday – TYPED ROUGH DRAFT #2 IS DUE IN CLASS FOR CREDIT (75 POINTS). Learning Target: I will critically evaluate and decipher key information from my sources in preparation for writing the American high school synthesis essay. Agenda – 1) WOD #40: ignominy, 2)  Peer review.

11/18 Friday  –  Learning Target: I will demonstrate my increased knowledge in vocabulary. Agenda) VOCABULARY TEST #4

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AP 4 – Week of November 7, 2016

11/7 Monday –Learning Target: I will craft a thoughtful and insightful literary analysis, using the analytical skills, ideas and written material from the past few months on the short story unit.  Agenda 1) WOD #35- tempestuous, 2) introduction of poetry unit, 3)  in class peer review of literary analysis rough drafts that are due in class today.

IMPORTANT: PAYMENT FOR THE AP TEST IS WEDNESDAY!!

11/8 Tuesday –Learning Target: I will finish crafting my literary analysis and delve into the foundations of poetry. Agenda 1) WOD #36- unctuous, 2) in class peer review of rough draft of literary analysis and/or begin poetry unit.

IMPORTANT: PAYMENT FOR THE AP TEST IS TOMORROW!!

11/2 Wednesday (minimum day) – PAY FOR AP TEST.

11/3 Thursday –Learning Target: I will delve into the foundations of poetry.  Agenda 1) WOD #37- vehement, 2) in class work of outlines one and two that are due on Monday.

HW: Poetry outlines one and two are due on Monday; outline three is due Wednesday!!

11/4 Friday – No school.

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