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Eng 12 Agenda
Week of 10/14-10/18
MONDAY Senior Setup with Oakland University--bring SSN and FSA ID
TUESDAY Begin reading "The Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales with a focus on characterization, Chaucer's opinion, and reflection of Middle Ages time period; HOMEWORK: Continue reading the Prologue and complete the chart (see Eng 12 Handouts for copy); assigned pilgrims: Monk, Friar, Merchant, Oxford Cleric
WEDNESDAY Continue discussion of pilgrims with a continued focus on characterization, Chaucer's opinion, and reflection of Middle Ages time period; HOMEWORK: Read and analyze characteristics of assigned characters (Cook, Skipper, Doctor)
THURSDAY Review three pilgrims from homework; continue discussion of pilgrims with a focus on characterization; HOMEWORK: group Teach Back assignment--read and analyze description of assigned characters and plan Teach Back chart to be presented on Tuesday after quiz
FRIDAY Pep Rally Day--Crossword puzzle study guide (See Eng 12 Handouts); HOMEWORK: Begin preparing for next week's quiz on the Middle Ages (Tuesday)

 

Week of 10/07-10/11

MONDAY Continue film study of "Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail" as an introduction to both life in the Middle Ages as well as satire
TUESDAY Middle Ages PowerPoint presentation with a focus on living environment, social norms, status quo, health, and religion
WEDNESDAY Complete Middle Ages PowerPoint; introduction to satire (definition, key elements, modern-day examples) in preparation for The Canterbury Tales
THURSDAY Begin reading "The Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales with a focus on characterization and Chaucer's opinion; HOMEWORK: Continue reading Prologue and fill out characterization chart (See Eng 12 Handouts for copy); Assigned pilgrims: Monk, Friar, Merchant, Oxford Cleric (due Monday)
FRIDAY 1/2 Day--class time to work on reading and chart

 

Week of 09/30-10/04

MONDAY Continue reading and discussion of "The Battle with Grendel's Mother" with a focus on plot devices, the reflection of the time period, and Beowulf as an epic hero; introduction to Beowulf's resume assessment; 3-2-1 Exit Ticket:We've been discussing Beowulf as an epic hero, and how his words and deeds make him a hero of the Anglo-Saxon era.  List 3 ways in which he proves himself to be an epic hero, 2 ways in which he reflects Anglo-Saxon society, and 1 person who is a hero in your life and why. HOMEWORK: Study for Wednesday's test on Beowulf
TUESDAY Class time to work on Beowulf's resume; HOMEWORK: Study for tomorrow's test.
WEDNESDAY Test on Beowulf, historical context, and 10 literary terms; HOMEWORK: Complete rough draft of resume to allow for peer edit on Thursday
THURSDAY Class time to work on resume; complete peer edits
FRIDAY Beowulf's Resume due; review of key grammar concepts (TBD)

 

Week of 09/23-09/27

MONDAY Final draft of College Entrance Essay due; Counselor presentations on scholarships, FAFSA, Parchment
TUESDAY Review Prezi on Anglo-Saxon era as historical context for upcoming reading of Beowulf (See Eng 12 Links tab for Prezi)
WEDNESDAY Continue Prezi; discuss qualities of an epic hero; introduce literary terms semester packet and assign terms to study
THURSDAY Begin reading and discussion of Beowulf: "Grendel Attacks the Danes" and "The Coming of Beowulf" with a focus on the characterization of Grendel and Beowulf, literary reflection of the Pagan & Christian beliefs, and use of kennings.
FRIDAY Continue reading and discussion of Beowulf: "The Coming of Beowulf" and "The Battle with Grendel" with a focus on the characterization of Grendel and Beowulf, literary reflection of the Anglo-Saxon age, and use of kennings.

 

Week of 09/16-09/20

MONDAY Post-High School Project Presentations begin; class time to work on draft of College Entrance Essay
TUESDAY Post-High School Project Presentations continue; class time to work on draft of College Entrance Essay
WEDNESDAY Post-High School Project Presentations continue; class time to work on draft of College Entrance Essay; HOMEWORK: Complete typed draft (at least 2nd) of college entrance essay for peer edits
THURSDAY Rough draft of college entrance essay due for check in and edit; HOMEWORK: Complete final draft of essay (due Monday)
FRIDAY 1/2 Day: Class time to continue work on essay

 

Week of 09/09-09/16

MONDAY Class time to conduct research on given topic for Post-High School group project; laptops will be provided (Projects due Monday, 09/16)
TUESDAY Class time to conduct research on given topic for Post-High School group project; laptops will be provided; review Works Cited
WEDNESDAY Class time to conduct research on given topic for Post-High School group project; laptops will be provided; Introduce College Entrance Essay topics and workbook (Essay due Monday, 09/23)
THURSDAY Class time to conduct research on given topic for Post-High School group project; laptops will be provided; Grade-level meetings with Mr. Miller
FRIDAY Class time to conduct research on given topic for Post-High School group project; laptops will be provided; Review Presentation Skills and requirements; Presentations begin Monday

 

Week of 09/02-09/06
Monday No School--Labor Day
Tuesday 1/2 Day--Index Cards, Introductions and Attendance; HOMEWORK: Complete Getting to Know You activities
Wednesday Review syllabus, class policies, and expecations; textbook distribution
Thursday Seating Chart; introduction to website; Getting to Know You Activity
Friday Literary Terms Pre-test; introduction to Post-High School Project