Monday, December 5, 2016

Day 80-89 (12/5-12/16): Researched Argument, cont'd



Warm Up:
Get a computer, Go to Google Classroom, and open the document under
"Researched Argument, Part 2: Annotated Bibliography"
Read the document quietly, along with the docs that it links to.  Be prepared to ask questions.

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.
ELAGSE11-12RL2 Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
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).
ELAGSE11-12SL1 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 authors construct effective arguments?
Agenda:
  • Researched Argument
    • Continue research, Reading
    • Complete Research Proposal (Due Monday, form on GClassroom)
    • Construct Annotated Bibliography (Due Thursday, instructions on GClassroom)
    • Write Essay 
      • Include Appropriate references to sources
      • Include 10 rhetorical devices
      • Include Logos, Ethos, Paths
    • Mark Up Essay according to Guidelines (Due Monday, instructions on GClassroom)
  • Complete Portfolio
    • Essay 1 (Common App)
      • Title (Subtitle: Personal Narrative Essay)
      • 1-2 paragraph reflection
      • Revised Draft
    • Essay 2 (Some other Essay: Midterm?)
  • Missing Work? All makeup work due by Friday at 3:15.


    Homework:
    Continue Work on above!

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    Day 79 (12/2): Letter from Birmingham Jail



    Warm Up:
    Let's take some time to hear the last few Things I Carry Narrative Excerpts, and to give those people a chance to share their remediations.

    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.
    ELAGSE11-12RL2 Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text.
    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).
    ELAGSE11-12SL1 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 authors construct effective arguments?
    Agenda:
    Homework:

    Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Day 78 (12/1): Intro to "Letter from Birmingham Jail"



    Warm Up:
    If you have yet to share your "Things I Carry" narrative and remediation, now is your final chance.

    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.
    ELAGSE11-12RI2 Determine two or more central ideas of a text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to provide a complex analysis; provide an objective summary of the text.
    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.
    ELAGSE11-12RI8 Delineate and evaluate the reasoning in seminal U.S. texts, including the application of constitutional principles and use of legal reasoning.

    Essential Questions:
    1. How to authors create effective arguments?
    2. Do words have power to effect change in the world?
    Agenda:
    • Finish "Things I Carry" Share Aloud
    • Read The Letter from the Clergy
    • Discuss (briefly) the final essay of the course.
    Homework:

    • Read and Annotate MLK's "Letter from Birmingham Jail"
    • Identify a problem/issue of personal, local, and global significance that you believe is worth solving.