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 10/31 A
Happy Halloween!
Due:
Visual & Expository drafts
MiniLesson:
Alliteration & Anaphora


 11/1 B
MiniLesson:
Archaic Diction
MGP Research Day
11/2 C
MiniLesson:
Asyndeton
MGP Research Day
 11/3 A
MiniLesson:
Asyndeton
MGP Research Day
 11/4
Due:
MGP Research & Works Cited Draft
MiniLesson: Juxtapositon & Inversion
Quiz: Research Findings
WN: Who do you want to write your MGP for? Students like you! Who else?
Consider what genres will appeal to your audience, while still getting your message across in the most effective way.
 11/7 C (Substitute)
Due:
2 Choice Genres
WN: For each genre, create a journal answering all "Before the Conference" questions
Writers' Conferencing: Donald Murray Model
WN: After conferencing with 2-3 peers, reflect on the next steps you want take in revising your pieces
 11/8 A
Due: 2 Choice Genres
WN: For each genre, create a journal answering all "Before the Conference" questions
Writers' Conferencing: Donald Murray Model
WN: After conferencing with 2-3 peers, reflect on the next steps you want take in revising your pieces

 11/9 B
Mini-Lesson:
Metaphor &
Footnoting for the Skills Portfolio
Writers' Conferencing: Donald Murray Model
 11/10 C (Early Release)
Mini-Lesson:
Personification & Oxymoron
Writers' Conferencing: Donald Murray Model
Extra Credit: Bring your parents to Parent Conferences!
 11/11
NO SCHOOL
Extra Credit: Bring your parents to Parent Conferences!
 11/14 A
Mini-Lesson: Personification & Oxymoron
Choice Workshop:
*Circle Conferencing
*10 Minute Walk
*Quiet Generation


 11/15 B
Due:
2 Choice Genres
Mini-Lesson: Parallelism
Choice Workshop:
*Circle Conferencing
*10 Minute Walk
*Quiet Generation

 11/16 C
Mini-Lesson:
Hortative Sentence & Imperative Sentence
Choice Workshop:
*Circle Conferencing
*10 Minute Walk
*Quiet Generation

HW: For Friday, bring 7 genres (as they are) for credit
 11/17 A
Mini-Lesson: Hortative Sentence & Imperative Sentence
Choice Workshop:
*Circle Conferencing
*10 Minute Walk
*Quiet Generation

HW: For Friday, bring 7 genres (as they are) for credit
 11/18 B
Due: Check in 7 genres (as they are) for credit
Mini-Lesson: Periodic Sentence & Rhetorical Question
Writers' Conferencing
 11/21 C
Due: 
Dear Reader & Notes Pages
Mini-Lesson: Onomatopoeia
Writers' Conferencing
 11/22 A
Due:  Dear Reader & Notes Pages
Mini-Lesson: Onomatopoeia
Writers' Conferencing

 11/23 B (Early Release)
Due:
MGP Final Draft
Mini-Lesson: Zeugma
Writers' Buffet
 11/24 NO SCHOOL
Happy Thanksgiving!

 11/25 NO SCHOOL
 11/28 C   
WN:
Revisit your writing strengths and weaknesses and reflect on them.  Now that you've completed the MGP, set 3 writing goals to attain by the end of the semester.  1 of these goals should be a piece of writing you would like to tackle for yourself--perhaps for the Scholastic Writing Contest?
Mini-Lesson: Irony
Review: Rhetorical Triangle
HW: Re-work the Rhetorical Triangle "quiz" we did for TCOS.
 11/29 A
WN: Revisit your writing strengths and weaknesses and reflect on them.  Now that you've completed the MGP, set 3 writing goals to attain by the end of the semester.  1 of these goals should be a piece of writing you would like to tackle for yourself--perhaps for the Scholastic Writing Contest?
Mini-Lesson: Irony
Review: Rhetorical Triangle
HW: Re-work the Rhetorical Triangle "quiz" we did for TCOS.

 11/30 B
WN:
Brainstorm for your personal choice writing project
Mini-Lesson: Cumulative Sentence & Imagery
Review: AP MC Strategies
Activity: AP Study Groups - MC section 3
AP MC Question Types (What & How)

HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5

 12/1 C
WN: Continue brainstorming for your personal choice writing project
Mini-Lesson: Connotation
Activity: AP Study Groups - MC section 3:
Annotate, Label types of, answer Qs; then, review.
Intro: Their Eyes Were Watching God
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5
 12/2 A
WN: Continue brainstorming for your personal choice writing project
Mini-Lesson: Connotation
Activity: AP Study Groups - MC section 3:
Annotate, Label types of, answer Qs; then, review.
Intro: Their Eyes Were Watching God 
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5           
 12/5 B       
Mini-Lesson:
Analogy
Lesson: Block Quoting & 5-S Analysis
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5
 12/6 C
Mini-Lesson: Allusion
Lesson& Activity: CQE, 123
WN: In your own words, explain how CQE, 123 works; consider the "What" and the "How" of a claim statement; explain how phrase quotes work; etc.
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5
 12/7 A
Mini-Lesson: Allusion
Lesson & Activity: CQE, 123
WN: In your own words, explain how CQE, 123 works; consider the "What" and the "How" of a claim statement; explain how phrase quotes work; etc.
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 1-5
 12/8 B
Due: Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis #1
Mini-Lesson: Antimetabole
Discussion: Their Eyes, ch 1-5
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10
12/9 C
Mini-Lesson: Antithesis   
Reading: Women, Race, & Class selection
   
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10   
 12/12 A
Mini-Lesson: Antithesis
Reading: Women, Race, & Class selection  
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10
 12/13 B
Make-up Mini-Lessons
AP Prep:
2010 FRQ #2 Practice
WN: What were your reactions to the Davis reading?

HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10
 12/14 C
AP Prep:
2010 FRQ #2 Sample Analysis
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10
 12/15 A
AP Prep: 2010 FRQ #2 Sample Analysis
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 6-10
 12/16 B
Due: Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis #2
Discussion: Women, Race, & Class selection  & Their Eyes, ch 6-10
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 11-15

 12/19 C   
Modeling:
How to write a literary analysis
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 11-15
 12/20 A
Modeling: How to write a literary analysis
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 11-15
 12/21 B
Due: Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis from Section #2 or #3
Discussion: Their Eyes, ch 11-15
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 15-20
 12/22 C Early Release
Writing Day
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 15-20
 12/23
NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK: 12/23 - 1/2
 1/2 NO SCHOOL
 1/3 A
Writing Day
HW: Read Their Eyes, ch 15-20
 1/4 B
Due: Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis #4
Activity: Ratiocination Sentence Chart, Banned Words, & "Duh" Statements
HW:  Revise Analysis #4 according to today's activities
 1/5 C
Due: REVISED Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis #4
WN: (15 min) Brainstorm a list of questions/comments re: Their Eyes; Is this book a feminist text?
Discussion: Their Eyes, ch 15-20

HW: Work on Skills Portfolio - bring in "working portfolio" next class period
 1/6 A   
Due: REVISED Their Eyes Close Reading Analysis #4
WN: (15 min) Brainstorm a list of questions/comments re: Their Eyes; Is this book a feminist text?
Discussion: Their Eyes, ch 15-20
HW: Work on Skills Portfolio - bring in "working portfolio" next class period 
 1/9 B
Questions: Skills Portfolio so far...
Review: AP MC Strategies

Activity: AP Study Groups - MC section 4


 1/10 C
Review:
Continue work with AP Study Groups - MC Test
 1/11 A
Review: Continue work with AP Study Groups - MC Test

 1/12 B
Due: Skills Portfolio
 1/13 NO SCHOOL - FACULTY REPORTS   
 1/15 NO SCHOOL - MLK DAY
 1/17
Due:
WN Entries
 EXAMS 1/18-1/20
FINAL: AP MC EXAM & SURVEY