August is almost done!
Monday– We are going to be working on vocab unit one today in preparation for the quiz on Friday. We will also be discussing the language pretest you took last Tuesday. If you were absent then, please make arrangements to make it up as i have put in zeros already!
HW: Read the Chapter on Mesopotamia which can be found on my resources page. Read pages 114- top of 118; 123 “Escape from the Flood” to top of 126; 127 from ” Priest and King” to the end. Please complete the reading guide that I created to go along with it: reading guide for ch 8 mesopotamia. Read by Thursday 8/28.
Tuesday– Beginning the Ancient World Unit. What are archetypes? What is the Hero’s Journey/Monomyth?
TheHeroJourney<– if you are out or need to review, please read this about Joseph Campbell and his monomyth.
After watching our video clips, we broke down popular stories into the parts of the Monomyth.
Wednesday- Intro: John Greene’s Crash Course on Mesopotamia! [See video below]. Ancient Worlds introduction PPT notes with guide. HW: complete the PPT guide. Also finish your Mesopotamia reading by tomorrow [ see Monday’s HW].
Thursday- Vocab review. Mesopotamia reading quiz. Begin reading Gilgamesh. [Sub day]
Friday– Vocab Quiz One. Bloom Ball construction party.
Monday– We went over rhetorical terms, part 1 today= Rhetorical Terms Part 1A and then I introduced the concept of the rhetorical precis which you can find here= Rhetorical Precis. We began working on a precis for “Highway of Lost Girls”. tomorrow we will go in the lab and finish working on that and maybe even get some time to work on our This I Believe essays which are due Wednesday.
Tuesday– In the LAB 307. A few action items:
– Please go to this online form and fill out so you can have an AP Lang book checked out to you and sent to my room.
-Now that you did that, please work on your precis for “Highway of Lost Girls”. Anytime left may be spent working on your This I Believe essay. We are reading those in class tomorrow. Please follow the directions from last week on how to submit to Turnitin.com.
Wednesday– Reg realizes that she did not add the assignment on Turnitin. This has been remedied. Please turn in your This I Believe before 11:59pm tonight.
Class ID: 8450236
*you ALSO need to turn your precis in to Turnitin. That must be done by 11:59pm tomorrow night.
Today we are having a salon of This I Believes.
HW: Important!!! Have a copy of Henry the IV part 2 by Tuesday.
Thursday- AP Prompt Timed Writing Attack!
Friday- Vocab Quiz 1; Discuss the Peter Singer prompt. One time offer: redo the timed writing now that we have dissected the prompt. This is the only time this will happen! Introduce the Autobiographical Incident Essay. Due Friday 9/5. HW: BAE “Keeper of the Flame” and a precis. Due Tuesday by 11:59 pm to Turnitin. 🙂