How can current events impact an author's writing?
◊ Students will be able to analyze a complex text to determine how fear manipulates human behavior.
◊ Students will be able to identify and use correct grammar (a variety of what we have learned so far).
◊ Students will be able to find meanings of the vocabulary words in context.
◊ Students will be able to find the main idea and the central idea in a complex text.
◊ Students will be able to analyze how an author's choice to create mystery, tension, or surprise.
◊ Students will be able to deconstruct, revise, and rewrite essays.
Topics of Study
◊ Perception vs Reality; Identity; Values; Fear/Phobias, What is Success? What is the human experience?
◊ MAAP English II Assessment May 3. Multiple Choice section
Agenda for Week
◊ Monday - Review standards for MAAP test; end of the year project; Steinbeck's letter to his son, tone and mood.
◊ Tuesday - Edulastic; Review standards for MAAP test connect them to the letter; end of the year project.
◊ Wednesday - Review standards for MAAP test; end of the year project.
◊ Thursday - Review essays types for the state test. OMAM
◊ Friday - MAAP State Test; Multiple-Choice Section. OMAM
◊ My tutoring days are Monday afternoon from 3:35 to 4:30. Other arrangements may be made by contacting me via email. firstname.lastname@example.org