English III Weekly Calendar

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English III Weekly Plans for 2021/2022

                                                  First Semester

 

First Nine Weeks

Week One - August 12, 13

- Welcome

- Survey of Interests/Ice Breakers

- Introduction to English III: Syllabus and course content

Week Two - August 16 - 20

Unit 1:  Memoirs

-Characteristics of Memoirs

-Six-Word Memoir assignment

-Read and analyze selected memoirs.

-Complete "Say/Mean/Matter" assignment.

-Plan, draft, and write a memoir

Week Three - August 23 -27

-Final copy of memoir

Unit 2: Do Isolation and loneliness lead to the destruction of self?

Short Story: "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

-Pre reading vocabulary activity

-Notes

-Read and review story

-Watch video depiction of story

Week Four - August 30 - September 3

Unit 2 - Do Isolation and Loneliness Lead to the Destruction of Self?

Short Story:  "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner continued

-Project

-Test

Article:  "Harvest Gypsies" by John Steinbeck

-Read and analyze

-Video clip from historical period

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Week Five - September 7 -11

*Monday is a holiday

Unit 2 - Do Isolation and Loneliness Lead to the Destruction of Self? continued

Novel: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to the novel

- Introduction to author John Steinbeck, historical setting, characters, and themes

Week Six - September 14 -18

Novel:  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to the novel

Pre reading vocabulary

Chapter 1:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

Watch film through chapter one

Week Seven - September 21 - 25

Novel:  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to the novel

-Chapter 2:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

-Watch film through chapter two

-KAHOOT Test Review

-Test over Chapters 1 and 2

Week Eight- September 28 - October 2

Novel:  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to the novel

-Chapter 3:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

-Chapter 4:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

-Watch film through chapter four

-Test

Week Nine - October 5 - 9

Novel:  Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to the novel

-Chapter 5:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

-Chapter 6:  Read, discuss, and complete study questions

Of Mice and Men Exam

*Friday is a Professional Development Day for teachers

END OF FIRST NINE WEEKS

Week One: October 12 -16

Monday - Holiday

Tuesday - Friday

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God - Sermon by Jonathan Edwards

- Quick Writes: Prompts thematically related to sermon

-Pre-reading vocabulary

-Notes

-Read sermon and analyze imagery, theme, and tone

Week Two:  October 19 - 23

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Background Notes:

- History of the Salem Witch Trials

- Puritanism

- Arthur Miller

- Conventions of Drama

Act One:

- Read/analyze/discuss

- Complete guided reading questions

Week Three:  October 26-30

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Act Two:

- Read/analyze/discuss

- Complete guided reading questions

-Test Act 2/Scene 2 (add on /back of play book)

Week Four: November 2-6

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Act Three:

- Read/analyze/discuss

- Complete guided reading questions

- Quiz

Week Five: November 9-13

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

Act Four:

- Read/analyze/discuss

- Complete guided reading questions

Week Six: November 16-20

The Crucible by Arthur Miller

 -Story Board Assignment

-KAHOOT Test Review

-Final Test

-Cold Read Test

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS

Week  Seven:  November 30-December 4

Transcendentalism 

- from Nature

- from Civil Disobedience

Week Eight:  December 7-11

Edgar Allan Poe

"The Masque of the Red Death"

Week Nine:  December 14 -18

Semester Exams 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                  SECOND SEMESTER

THIRD NINE WEEKS

Week 1:  January 6 - 10

Monday - Professional Development

Tuesday - Professional Development

 Short Story "A Rose for Miss Emily" by William Faulkner

- Quick Write: What makes your skin crawl?

- Vocabulary

Analyze: 

- Point of View: Stream of Consciousness, Multiple Narrators, First- Person- Plural

- Sequence, Flashback, Foreshadowing

Week 2:  January 13 - 17

 Short Story "A Rose for Miss Emily" by William Faulkner

- Complete review questions

- Scene analysis project:  Students will choose a character, sketch character, and use textual evidence/quotes from the story to support assertions made about the character's personality and physical traits.

Week 3:  January 20 - 24 

Transcendentalism

Quick Writes

Read/analyze/discuss the ideas and beliefs of the Transcendentalists as expressed by Ralph Waldo Emerson: Excerpts from "Self - Reliance" and "Nature".  

* Monday - Holiday

Week 4:  January 27 - 31

Transcendentalism

Quick Writes

Read/analyze/discuss the ideas and beliefs of the Transcendentalists as expressed by Henry David Thoreau: Excerpts from "Walden" and "Civil- Disobedience".  

Essay on Transcendentalism

Week 5:  February 3 - 7

Finish RD of Transcendentalist Essay

Intro to Flannery O'Connor

Quick Write, Read "A Good Man is Hard to Find", Study Questions, notes, Web Quest

Week 6:  February 10 - 14

Finish reading/analyzing/discussing "A Good Man is Hard to Find"

Test

Literary Analysis Essay - Foreshadowing in Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find" - Rough draft

Friday - Holiday

Week 7:  February 17 - 21

Monday - Holiday

Tuesday - Literary Analysis Essay: Foreshadowing in "A Good Man in Hard to Find" - Final Copy 

Read/analyze/discuss irony, symbolism, foreshadowing, and theme, in "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor

-Quick Writes/Guided Reading Questions

Week 8:  February 24 - 28

Finish reading/analyzing/discussing irony, symbolism, foreshadowing, and theme, in  "Good Country People" by Flannery O'Connor

-Quick Writes/Guided Reading Questions

-Quiz Wednesday

Read/analyze/discuss the use of dramatic and situational irony in Flannery O’Connor’s short story “The life You Save May Be Your Own”.

-Quick Writes/Guided Reading Questions

Week 9: March 2 - 6 

Film - Dead Poets Society 

- Before viewing, read and analyze "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" - by Robert Herrick

- While viewing, complete guided viewing questions (make connections to transcendentalism)

- Post film, analyze "O Captain! My Captain!" - By Walt Whitman

- Quick Writes

SPRING BREAK - MARCH 9 - 13

Fourth Nine Weeks

Log in to Edgenuity and complete the following modules each week.

*Note - This is week by week.  If we go back to school, we will resume regular instruction.  Please email me if you have any questions.  Include a phone number, so I can call you if need be. 

March 23, 2020 - March 27, 2020: Hemingway's World War I and Fitzgerald and The Roaring Twenties

March 30, 2020 - April 3, 2020: World Relationships, Writing Workshop & Unit Test

 April 6, 2020 - April 9, 2020: Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Disobedience & Vietnam Literary Journalism

April 14 - 17:  The Great Gatsby:  Read background information and notes.  Read chapters 1 and 2.  Take quiz over chapters 1 and 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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