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World Literature Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans – World Literature

R. Harper – Final Exam Week - Dec. 17 - 21, 2018

 

 

Literature - watch Animal Farm; compare and contrast with novel; match novel characters with real-life counterparts; Charlie Brown’s Christmas; analyze Christmas carols

 

Logical fallacies:  identity through scenarios; watch commercials to identify types

 

Grammar - pronouns - go over quiz; go over bell ringer paragraph Set 9

 

The World Literature final exam consists of two informational texts, one literary text, and multiple choice questions.

 

Exam schedule:

 

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 – 1st and 2nd blocks

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 – 3rd block at 8:00; 4th block at 9:40

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 – make-up final exam

 

Classes resume Monday, Jan. 7, 2019

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 18

Dec. 10 - 14, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar – ACT-type sentence edits; due on Tuesday

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm – Chapters 9 and 10; Preface and Introduction study questions, discussion, quizzes; watch movie; contrast major differences with novel; complete viewing guide; compare characters with real-life counterparts;   *project due no later than Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018*  Test Thursday or Friday

 

Animal Farm – Project List

Choose one of the projects to complete. The project will be a major test grade. Be sure to do your best.

  1. Analyze speeches by old Major (pp. 6-11) and Squealer (pp.

    35-36, 55-56, 57-58).  For each give the message and

    supporting arguments. Identify propaganda and other   

    persuasive techniques.

  1. Analyze the national anthems of two countries (one may not

    be America).  Include the background, history, main idea,   

    conditions under which written, and author.  Compare and  

    contrast with “Beasts of England.”

  1. Read two of Aesop’s fables. Summarize them.  Be sure to

    include the titles and morals of both. 

    Read two fairy tales.  Summarize both; include the titles

    and happy endings.

  1. Draw the inside of the meeting old Major called to describe

    his dream; include the platform and where all the animals

    were sitting.

  1. Draw scenes depicting the battle of the Cowshed. Include

    the first and second attacks and the ambush.

  1. Create drawings for the Animal Hero, First and Second Class

    medals. Make each distinctive with symbols and colors

    appropriate to the medals’ meaning. Explain the meanings of

    the symbols and colors.

  1. Compose a poem about Boxer. Use the poem on pp. 94-95 as a

    guide:  3 stanzas, 7 lines, rhyme scheme– a a b c c c b, and   

    figurative language. Include a title. 

 

Literature – literary terms analysis with Christmas songs; A Charlie Brown Christmas

 

Writing – informative based on Animal Farm; write Christmas cards to adults at school

 

Final exam – informational and literary texts; cold reads; multiple choice questions

 

Exam schedule:

Wednesday, Dec. 19 – 1st and 2nd blocks

Thursday, Dec. 20 – 3rd block at 8:00 and 4th block at 9:40

Friday, Dec. 21 - make-up exams only

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 17                                                                  Tuesday – library for MAP screener

December 3 - 7, 2018

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; ACT-type practice; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 8 – test Thursday on vocabulary words from first and second nine weeks

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm – Chapters 6-9; study questions, discussion, quizzes; Christmas songs

 

Writing – informative based on Animal Farm

 

Grammar – pronouns - indefinites

 

*Animal Farm project due no later than Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.*

 

Animal Farm – Project List

Choose one of the projects to complete. The project will be a major test grade. Be sure to do your best.

  1. Analyze speeches by old Major (pp. 6-11) and Squealer (pp.

    35-36, 55-56, 57-58).  For each give the message and

    supporting arguments. Identify propaganda and other   

    persuasive techniques.

  1. Analyze the national anthems of two countries (one may not

    be America).  Include the background, history, main idea,   

    conditions under which written, and author.  Compare and  

    contrast with “Beasts of England.”

  1. Read two of Aesop’s fables. Summarize them.  Be sure to

    include the titles and morals of both. 

    Read two fairy tales.  Summarize both; include the titles

    and happy endings.

  1. Draw the inside of the meeting old Major called to describe

    his dream; include the platform and where all the animals

    were sitting.

  1. Draw scenes depicting the battle of the Cowshed. Include

    the first and second attacks and the ambush.

  1. Create drawings for the Animal Hero, First and Second Class

    medals. Make each distinctive with symbols and colors

    appropriate to the medals’ meaning. Explain the meanings of

    the symbols and colors.

  1. Compose a poem about Boxer. Use the poem on pp. 94-95 as a

    guide:  3 stanzas, 7 lines, rhyme scheme– a a b c c c b, and   

    figurative language. Include a title.  

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 16

November 26 - 30, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; ACT-type practice; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 7:  concise, device, ecstatic, illustrate, pensive, tone – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday; Week 8 is the test reviewing previous weeks

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm:  character charts to be filled out while reading; study questions answered independently; daily group discussion; pop quizzes on assigned reading; projects

 

Grammar - pronouns: case, indefinites, used in incomplete comparisons, and used in compound parts

 

Writing – informative –based on Animal Farm

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 15

November 12 - 16, 2018

            *Thanksgiving Holidays - November 19 - 23*

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; ACT-type practice; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 6:  appreciative, blustery, brazen, defiant, incredulous, pretentious – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm - **students will be issued a school-owned copy of this novel; students are responsible for the care and return of this book. If the book is damaged or lost, the student must pay $ 9.99 plus tax ($ 10.69) for the book to be replaced.**

 

Animal Farm:  character charts to be filled out while reading; study questions answered independently; daily group discussion; pop quizzes on assigned reading; projects

Grammar - pronouns:  pretest, case, indefinites, used in incomplete comparisons, and used in compound parts

 

Writing – informative – scenes from Animal Farm; students will write thank you/Thanksgiving cards to adults at school as part of Days of Thanks project

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 14

November 5 - 9, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits/ ACT-type practice; due on Tuesday’s

 

Vocabulary – Week 5:  acquiesce, avoid, capitulate, chronic, effectively, enthusiastic – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”; informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, “Diary of a Mad Blender,” “The Child’s View of a Working Parent

 

Animal Farm - **students will be issued a school-owned copy of this novel; students are responsible for the care and return of this book. If the book is damaged or lost, the student must pay $ 9.99 plus tax ($ 10.69) for the book to be replaced.**

 

Writing – synthesis essay:  the above texts (not including Animal Farm) will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family; essays will be typed at school; continue Days of Thanks writing

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 13

October 29 - November 2, 2018

            *Oct. 29-30 - Fall Break*

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections / ACT prep – due on Tuesdays (Wednesday this week)

 

Vocabulary – Week 4: appropriately, consistent, emphasize, motivation, synthesis, varied  – flashcards Wednesday; quiz on Friday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” –  informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, Diary of a Mad Blender, The Child’s View of a Working Parent, The Upside of Quitting; and song “9 to 5”; video - It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown if time allows

 

Writing – synthesis essay: in addition to the above texts, “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family; Nov. 1 begin Days of Thanks writing

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 12

October 22 - 26, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections / ACT prep – due on Tuesdays

 

Vocabulary – Week 3:  abstract, bibliography, footnote, electronic dictionary, introduction, preface, prologue, sidebar – flashcards on Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”; informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, Diary of a Mad Blender, The Child’s View of a Working Parent, and song “9 to 5”

 

Writing – synthesis essay: in addition to the above texts, “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

** Fall break:  Oct. 29 and 30 **

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 11

October 15 - 19, 2018

 

Friday, Oct. 19 - 60% day - Homecoming

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence correction

Vocabulary - Week 2: confrontation, deter, imply, infer, meticulous, succinct  - flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Literature – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”; informational texts with related themes

Writing – synthesis essay

Grammar - figurative language, compound sentences, participial phrases, complex sentences

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Fall break – Oct. 29 - 30, 2018

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 10

October 8 - 12, 2018

 

*Tuesday, Oct. 9 -Report cards- parents pick up report cards from school; students do not have class; college fair - 3-6 p.m.

 

Bell ringers - reading comprehension and punctuation - due on Tuesdays (Wednesday this eek due to report card day)

Vocabulary - Week 1 - flashcards Wednesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Grammar - complex sentences; continue to write figurative language, compound sentences, and participial phrases

Literature - "On the Sidewalk Bleeding"; "Contents of the Dead Man's Pocket"

Writing - compare/contrast of similar theme depicted in various mediums

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10, RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 9

October 1 - 5, 2018

 

9 weeks’ testing schedule:

 

** World Literature exam will be given on both Thursday and Friday; the written portion will be on Thursday, and the multiple choice will be on Friday.  Students must finish each portion on the day it is given.**

 

Thursday – 2nd and 4th blocks

Friday – 1st and 3rd blocks

 

Bell ringers – grammar

 

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette”; Rorschach test sample; resume

 

Writing – informative (contrast essay)

 

Grammar – review compound sentences, figurative language, participial phrases

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10, RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 8

September 24 - 28, 2018

Bell ringers – grammar – turn in on Tuesday

Vocabulary - test on weeks 1-7

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette” by Maya Angelou (autobiography); A & E biographical video of Maya Angelou

Grammar – participial phrases

Writing – informative – comparing how authors depict a similar theme

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 7

September 17 - 21, 2018

 

Bell Ringers – grammar; due on Tuesdays

 

Vocabulary - Week 7:  lighthearted, sincere, solemn, assertive, fervent, harried; - flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Week 8 – test on words from Weeks 1-7

 

Grammar – participial phrases, compound sentences, figurative language

 

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette”; A&E biography video of Maya Angelou

                  

Writing – informative

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading material available for your student and have him/her practice typing on a keyboard.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature

Harper - Week 6

September 10 - 14, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar – taken up every Tuesday

 

Vocabulary - Week 6:  fanciful, positive, sarcastic, agitated, bashful, drama - Tuesday - flashcards for extra points; Thursday – quiz; there will be a comprehensive vocabulary test for Week 8

 

Literature - “The Bridegroom” and “Occupation:  Conductorette”; A&E biographical video of

                       Maya Angelou

 

Writing - informative; narrative

 

Grammar - participial phrases, compound sentences, figurative language

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading material keyboard typing available for your student.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature

Harper – Week 5

September 3 - 7, 2018

 

*Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 - Labor Day holiday - no school*

 

Bell Ringers - grammar

Vocabulary - Week 5:  bigoted, forthright, humorous, obstinate, reverent, sequential; - Tuesday - flashcards for extra points; Thursday - quiz

Literature – “The Bridegroom” (literature) and “Occupation:  Conductorette” (informational)

Grammar - figurative language, compound sentences, participial phrases

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your student and access to type on a keyboard.

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature

Harper - Week 4

August 27 - 31, 2018

 

Bell ringers – grammar revisions; due on Tuesdays

 

Vocabulary - Week 4:  infallible, condescending, disillusioned, propaganda, apology, flippant - flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature - “The Bridegroom” by Alexander Pushkin and “Occupation:  Conductorette” by

                       Maya Angelou

 

Writing – informational – contrast paper

 

Grammar - compound sentences; figurative language

 

Plans are adapted to IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child and provide practice typing on a keyboard.

 

*School day pictures on Aug. 30, 2018

*Summer reading project due no later than Aug. 31, 2018.

*Progress reports given August 31, 2017.

*Labor Day holiday – no school – Monday, Sept. 3, 2018.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lessons Plans - World Literature

Harper - Week 3

August 20 - 24, 2018

 

*Monday, August 20, - MAP screener in library*

Bell ringers – figurative language; due on Tuesday

Vocabulary - Week 3:  admiring, affix, aloof, fable, nostalgic, biography, autobiography- flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Literature - “The Monkey’s Paw” - test Thursday; view Lewisworks video of “The Monkey’s Paw”; take notes on contrasts with text;  “The Bridegroom” - review; plot diagram

Writing – contrast essay explaining contrasts between video and text

Grammar - figurative language; compound sentences

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Summer reading projects due no later than Aug. 31, 2018.

Please have grade-level reading material for your child and allow practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 2

August 13 - 17, 2018

 

Bell ringers - figurative language; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary - Week 2:  recurring, subliminal, pompous, unabashed, wishful, biased; - flashcards for extra points due Tuesday; quiz Thursday; select words from previous week will be included on this week’s quiz

 

Literature - narrative - “The Monkey’s Paw”; students have a paper copy of the story

 

Writing –  informative; paragraph structure

 

Grammar - figurative language

 

 

Summer reading assessment due no later than August 31, 2018.

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please provide your student with grade-level reading material at home and opportunities to type on a keyboard.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  

  1. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 1

August 6 - 10, 2018

 

Bell ringers - grammar

 

Vocabulary - Week One:  ambiguous, empathetic, extraneous, haughty, parallel, poignant -

                       daily practice with definitions and synonyms; flashcards for extra points due  

                       Tuesday; quiz Thursday; Week Two word list Friday

 

Writing - figurative language

 

Literature - narrative - “The Monkey’s Paw” by W. W. Jacobs; review literary terms

 

 

Plans are subject to change.

Plans are adapted to IEP’s.

 

Please provide grade-level reading material for your child and access to a keyboard to practice typing for the English II state test.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6