If you need help or have a question, please come talk to me; I am available during most A lunches (let me know you are coming), or my conference period: A & B days-9:30-10:30. I am also willing to come in early and stay a little late if you will let me know ahead of time that you are coming.
Week 1-Aug. 23
Complete pages 128-132 in Read and Write workbook.
Quiz over Chapters1-2 in Edith Hamilton's Mythology (EHM)
Week 2-August 30
Theme- analysis of Picasso's and Degas' "Woman Ironing"
Week 3- September 7
begin myth project
Continue working on Theme
Week 4- September 13
Begin myth project
Continue working on Theme
Prep for The Odyssey
Week 5- September 21
Sept 21-22 Pi quiz; Odyssey WEbquest
Sept 23-24: Image analysis; Journal (remember) Vocab retest; Essay test over EHM 13-14 Groups for Myth
Week 6 (Can you believe it?)- September 27
Sept 27-28: Journal- Stream of consciousness; Pi Quiz; group work
Sept 29-30: Journal- Image analysis; Odyssey Quiz; group work
Due Week 2
BookTalk (1-1 1/2 pages. must have: brief summary, theme, literary devices used by author, why someone should or should not read it, and 1-2 paragraphs from the book to read aloud to the class)
Letter (1/2 page)
Read chapters 3-4 (EHM) complete notes-counts as a quiz grade
EHM Part 3/ 9-11
Creation Stories- 10 Level 2 questions
10 Level 3 questions
Sep 7-8 Letter; Current Event; Life of Pi 1-6 B Day- Creation Stories w/ questions
Sep 8-9: Group Deluge project/ 2 stories from assigned continent; analyze myths and conclude at least two things the clutures value; write one question of each level for each story.
Sept 13-14- Letter #3; Current Event; Pi 7-20 with 10 questions from level 1,2, and 3 (10 each)
Sept 14-15: vocabulary foldable (vacillate, demeanor, paraphernalia, plaintive, facetious, askance, squalid, pungent, carnage, impetuous); begin work on your culture and myths
Sept 16-17: Study for vocab quiz (quiz on Fri-Mon); read EHM 17-19; Work on Myths; final grade on foldable
Weekend : Pi 21-36; question 10 each of level 1,2,3; letter; current event;
Sept 17-21: Read 13-14 EHM; prepare for vocab retest.
Sept 22-23: Prepare for Vocab retest; Bring in rough draft of map/symbol
Sept 24-25: Pi chapters 37-42 (bring book to class); study questions; rough draft of myth
Sept 27-28: Read Books 1-2 of Homer's Odyssey; Answer study guide questions;; Bring in individual rough drafts of Remember poem for project.
Sept 29-30: Read Books 3-4 of Homer's Odyssey; Answer study guide questions;; Bring in rough drafts of project.
Oct 1-4: Read Book 5 of Odyssey; do questions; bring in all items for project-rough or final; Pi 43-47 with questions; Final projects due on Oct 5-6