Contemporary Literature


Daily Classroom Activities:

12.1:
    Syllabus & Notebook Set Up | "What is Contemporary Literature" Discussion and Article | Last book you read | Connections: Stories About the Family | Literary Vocab (page 3) | "I Am" Poem due Wednesday

12.2:
    Symbols- think of symbols in your daily life | Irony | "The Lie" reading and questions 

12.3:
    "The Lie" pg 4 | Irony | Theme | Comprehension Activities | "I Am" Poem Due

12.4:
    "The Cave" pg 151 | Conflict and Comprehension

12.5:
    "The Cave" | Theme Practice

12.8:
    Theme paragraph practice | Vocab

12.9:
    "The Wooing of Ariadne" | Comprehension questions

12.10:
    Practice discussion

12.11: 
    "Out of Place" | Theme statements | Vocab Quiz

12.12:
    Theme prep for Monday's assessment | Mini-poster essay individually  

12.15:
    Theme Assessment (in class essay)

12.16:
    Finish theme assessment (in class essay)

12.17:
    Final discussion on short stories | Hand out Secret Life of Bees Notes Packet | Check out novel | Background information notes

12.18:
    Novel study

12.19:
    Chapter 1 discussion Secret Life of Bees

Happy Christmas Break!

1.5:
    Chapter 2 discussion

1.6:
    Character notes/theme

1.7:
    Chapter 3 discussion

1.9:
    Chapter 4-5 discussion

1.12:
    Chapter 6-7 discussion

1.13:
    In class essay focused on Writing, Author's Choices, and Citing Evidence

1.14:
    In class essay-finish (writing attempt #2, author's choices attempt #1, citing evidence #2)

1.15:
    Chapter 8-9 discussion

1.16:
    Chapter 10 discussion

1.19:
    Chapter 11-12 discussion

1.20:
    Chapter 13 discussion

1.21:
    Chapter 14 (all of book) discussion

1.22:
    Theme Chart Assessment (theme attempt #2)

1.23:
    Final Discussion Assessment (discussion attempt #1)
 

Classroom Documents: