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          K.Wetzel

     

     

    Week’s Focus: Literary Structure

    Unit Focus: Inside the Nightmare

    Subject and Level: Eng II

    Time Frame: Sept 12-16, 2022

     

    Lesson Essential Questions


    Whole-Class Learning 

    • How and when does imagination overcome reason?


    Small-Group Learning 

    • In literature, how does a sense of uncertainty help to create an atmosphere of fear?


    Performance-Based Assessment

    •  In what ways does transformation play a role in stories meant to scare us?

    Standards and Objectives:


    MS College and Career Readiness Standards

    RL.9–10.3 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop . . 

    RL.9–10.5 Analyze an author’s choices . . .

    RL.9–10.10 By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literature . . .


    L.9–10.4.a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning . . .) as a clue . . .

    L.9–10.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases . . .

    L.9–10.2.c Spell correctly.

    L.9–10.4.b Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes . . .


    Student- Centered Objectives:

     Student will….

    1. Write an explanatory essay in which you use a narrative as evidence for your main idea. Apply your knowledge of texts in the unit

    2. Expand your knowledge and use of academic and concept vocabulary.

    3. Collaborate with your team to build on the ideas of others, develop consensus, and communicate

    4. Use figurative language, connotations, and denotation to convey meaning and add variety and interest to your writing and presentations.

    Vocabulary


    Introductory Unit

    Fear

    Motivate

    Dimension

    Manipulate

    Psychological 

    Perspective

    “The Fall of the House of Usher”

    Annihilate

    Antiquity

    Fissure

    Dissolution

    Rending

    Tumultuous

    “House Taken Over”

    Spacious

    Unvoiced

    Obscure

    Recessed

    Vestibule

    Muffled

    “How to Tell You’re Reading a Gothic Novel” 

    (Infographic)

    Reclusive

    Sinister

    Ethereal

    Review of Literary Terms: Tone, Mood, Analyze, Evaluate, Connotation, Denotation, Figurative Language, Apathetic, Lethargic, Concede, Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, Analyze, Infer, Thesis

    INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES/RESOURCES

    Monday: 9.12.22:

    • Bell-ringer: ACT Review Game

    • Anticipatory Set: Miranda Lambert - The House That Built Me

    • Procedures:

      • Creating Suspense in literature PowerPoint

      • Analyzing craft and structure review

      • Lesson on Informational Text:

      • Small groups will continue to work on 70% project.:

        • Review Details for Explanatory Presentation found on p 114-115

    • Closure: Self-Reflection; Evidence Log

    • Assessment: Formative - teacher observation, questions; Summative - Explanatory Presentation


    Tuesday: 9.13.22 


    • Bell-ringer: Writing 2 sentence horror stories

    • Anticipatory Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flB0xuxxeEQ

    • Procedures:

      • Students will continue to work on their projects.

      • Students will begin to create their digital media presentation

    • Closure:  Post it - What is the strongest item in your presentation and what do you still need to work on?

    • Assessment: Student discussion; Teacher Observation

    Wednesday: 9.14.22

    • Bell-ringer: Adjectives and Adverbs Practice p. 10-11 https://www.savvasrealize.com/content/viewer/standalone/loader/view/857de49f-cb4d-33e4-b23d-8e10865f9c50/11/nonscorable?programId

    • Anticipatory Set: How to give a presentation

    • Procedures:

      • Finish up Small Group Learning in Savvas 

      • Pre-write: In literature, how does a sense of uncertainty help to create an atmosphere of fear?

      • Students will wrap up any work on their media presentations and prepare for their presentations starting tomorrow.

    • Closure: Google form - Rate your group work and how your teammates worked on the project. Give shout-outs to your classmates.

    • Assessment: Formative - teacher observation, questions

    Thursday: 9.15.22

    • Closure: Submit a self-evaluation of how you worked on your portion of the presentation.

    • Assessment: Formative - teacher observation, questions

    Friday: 9.16.22  (C-Schedule)

    • Closure: Self-Reflection on presentation of the project

    • Assessment: Formative - teacher observation, questions; Summative - Explanatory Presentation

    Upcoming 70% grade: 


    • Essays

    • Small Group Project: 9/15/2022- Presentations Begin

    • 9-Week Exam: 9/21/202

        

      

    Tutoring

          ◊My tutoring days are Wednesday afternoon from 3:40 to 4:40.  I am available every morning before school for tutoring as well; however, prior notification is needed.   I do have cafeteria duty for the third nine weeks and will not be available in the mornings. Other arrangements after school may be made by contacting me via email. kristine.wetzel@gulfportschools.org

     

    "You are only as good as you allow yourself to be!" - Anonymous 

     

    Detention

    • If your child has a minor infraction in my class, there is a discipline ladder that is listed on my syllabus.
    • Detention will be the first step of any minor infraction the student receives in my class. Detention will be held the same day as my tutoring day, Wednesday, from 3:40 to 4:40. I am available every morning before school for detention as well; however, prior notification is needed.  I do have cafeteria duty for the third nine weeks and will not be available in the mornings. Other arrangements after school may be made by contacting me via email. kristine.wetzel@gulfportschools.org