Thursday, August 17, 2017

Day 11 (8/17): Visual Analysis Final Workday

Warm Up:




Diction Warm-up #1

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:
    • Finish Visual Analysis Essay
    • Intro to the Rhetorical Situation
    Homework:
    • 8/18 - Vocab Quiz #1
    • 8/20 - Blog #1 Due 

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Day 10 (8/16): Visual Analysis Essay

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    Warm Up:


    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:
    • Review Essay Rubric and Models
    • Write Visual Analysis Essay using Image and Planning Document
    Homework:
    • 8/18 - Vocab Quiz #1
    • 8/20 - Blog #1 Due 

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    Day 9 (8/15): Visual Understanding



    Warm Up:
    Diction Warmup #1

    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

    Monday, August 14, 2017

    Day 8 (8/14): 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:
    Homework:

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    Day 7 (8/11): 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:

    • 8/14 - Summer Reading Due 
    • 8/18 - Vocab Quiz #1
    • 8/20 - Blog #1 Due 

    Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Day 6 (8/10): Intro to Visual Analysis

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    Warm Up:
    Common App Warm-Up #5 (When you are done, collect all 5 and prepare to turn them in to me.)

    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:
    • 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!
    • AP Exam Intro & MC Practice
    Homework:

    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Day 5 (8/9): Blogging

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    Warm Up:
    Common App Freewrite #4 (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 can I best prepare for the AP Language & Composition Exam?
    2. How do I develop my ability to read critically and analytically?
    Agenda:
    Homework:

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

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Day 4 (8/8): "Boxman" & AP Exam

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

    Standards:
    ELAGSE11-12W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
    ELAGSE11-12W2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
    ELAGSE11-12W4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development,organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
    ELAGSE11-12W6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback,including new arguments or information.
    ELAGSE11-12W10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research,reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes,and audiences.

    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:



    Monday, August 7, 2017

    Day 3 (8/7): Junior Class Meetings



    Warm Up:
    Common App Essay Warm-up #2

    Standards:
    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 the conventions of modern education compare with best practices for student success?
    Agenda:
    • Juniors: Class Meeting
    • Sophomores: Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity
      • As you watch:
        • 3 problems with current school structures that Robinson identifies
        • 2 changes he suggests or implies
        • 1 personal example that connects to his talk
    Homework:

    • Summer Reading due 8/14

    Friday, August 4, 2017

    Day 2 (8/4): Asher, "The Boxman"

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    Warm Up:
    Common App Essay Freewrite #1 (15 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. What tools can we use to understand texts?
    Agenda:
    • Discussion: "For Julia" (15 minutes)
    • Asher, "The Boxman"
      • Work independently to understand the text (15 minutes)
      • Work with group to clarify understandings (10 minutes)
      • Create Analysis Visualization (25 minutes).
      • Prepare to Present Out (5 minutes)
      • We will begin class tomorrow with your discussion
    Homework:


    • Summer Reading Due 8/14
    • Thursday, August 3, 2017

      Day 1 (8/3): Introduction to Analysis, Introduction to Course



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      Warm Up:
      Image Analysis & Discussion

      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.
      ELAGSE11-12RL4: 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.

      Essential Questions:
      1. How do we construct and interpret arguments?
      2. What are the expectations for this course?
      Agenda:


      Homework: