Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Day 10 (1/17): Visual Analysis Essay

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Warm Up:
Please log onto your computer and access your image and your planning document.

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
ELAGSE11-12RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful.
ELAGSE11-12RL9 Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and early twentieth-century foundational works (of American Literature, British Literature, World Literature, or Multicultural Literature), including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.
ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do images act as arguments?
  2. How do the formal elements of images work to enhance their meaning?
Agenda:
  • Write Visual Analysis Essay using Image and Planning Document
Homework:
  • 8/18 - Vocab Quiz #1
  • 8/21 - Blog #1 Due
  • Get a copy of Gatsby 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Day 9 (1/16): Visual Understanding



Warm Up:
Simple Sentence Pattern #2

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12RI1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
ELAGSE11-12RI5 Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.
ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.
ELAGSE11-12SL1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups,and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do images act as arguments?
  2. How do the formal elements of images work to enhance their meaning?
Agenda:
Homework:
  • Finish Essay Planning Document
  • Summer Reading Due TODAY
  • Vocab Quiz #1 1/18
  • Blog #1 Due 8/21
  • Get a copy of Gatsby - book check HW grade on 1/22

Friday, January 12, 2018

Day 8 (1/12): Visual Understandings, Cont'd

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Warm Up:
Standards:
ELAGSE11-12RI1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
ELAGSE11-12RI5 Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.
ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.
ELAGSE11-12SL1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups,and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do images act as arguments?
  2. How do the formal elements of images work to enhance their meaning?
Agenda:
  • Visual Understanding - Group Practice (On Google Classroom
    • Work to Analyze
    • Complete Document
    • Share Out
Homework:
  • Summer Reading Due 1/16
  • Vocab Quiz #1 1/18
  • Blog #1 Due 8/21
  • Get a copy of Gatsby - book check HW grade on 1/22

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Day 7 (1/11): Visual Analysis, Cont'd

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Warm Up:
Please take out your annotated "Seeing" essay and a pen or pencil and remove all other items from your tables.

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12RI1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
ELAGSE11-12RI5 Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.
ELAGSE11-12RI6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text.
ELAGSE11-12SL1 Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups,and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do images act as arguments?
  2. How do the formal elements of images work to enhance their meaning?
Agenda:
Homework:

  • 1/16 - Summer Reading Due 
  • 1/18 - Vocab Quiz #1
  • 1/21 - Blog #1 Due 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Day 6 (1/10): Intro to Visual Analysis

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Warm Up:
Describe something in nature that you have seen that you have never forgotten.  Write a short paragraph, using strong descriptive language to create a vision of the experience in your readers' minds.

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12W3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events
using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
ELAGSE11-12RI5 Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the structure an author uses in his or her exposition or argument, including whether the structure makes points clear, convincing, and engaging.

Essential Questions:
  1. How have my personal experiences shaped me as a person and a student?
  2. How is analysis like a new way of seeing?
Agenda:
  • On Throughline 3: Students should consider themselves as thinking beings enmeshed in complex relationships with other beings, things, technologies, and systems of thought.
  • Intro to Visual Analysis
    • Read excerpts from "Seeing" by Annie Dillard
    • Discuss and analyze as a class
    • Mark and make notes - Open notes quiz tomorrow!
Homework:
  • Open-notes Multiple Choice Quiz on "Seeing" tomorrow.
  • Summer Reading Due 1/16
  • Blog #1 Due 1/21
  • Get a copy of Gatsby - book check HW grade on 1/22

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Day 5 (1/9): Blogging

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Warm Up:
Common App Freewrite #3 (10 minutes)

Standards:
ELAGSE11-12RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.
ELAGSE11-12RL3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g., where a story is set, how the action is ordered, how the characters are introduced and developed).
ELAGSE11-12RL4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.)
ELAGSE11-12RL5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact.

Essential Questions:
  1. How does writing act as a way of knowing?
  2. How can I use digital technologies to reach an authentic audience?
  3. What do I have to contribute to the conversation?
Agenda:
Homework:

Complete any of the following steps that you did not complete in class:

Monday, January 8, 2018