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English Assignments for the week of August 19-23rd:

1st/6th HOUR – ENGLISH IV: BRITISH LITERATURE
MondayIntro to Anglo-Saxon Period
-Opener: pass out “Lord’s Prayer”
-Anglo-Saxon Notes w/SMARTboard (explain procedure)
     >Intro: p2 (map: locate parts of Great Britain)
     >Background: p5-8, 10

TuesdayBeowulf
-Discussion: Heroic Qualities (make list of modern hero qualities)
-Finish Notes Outline
     >Big Idea #1: “The Epic Warrior” p12-3
     >Literary History: “The Epic & the Epic Hero” p20-1
-Intro: Beowulf p22-3

WednesdayBeowulf
-Review notes/pass out Family Tree-Map (Beowulf Flip Book)
-Rd “Grendel Attacks the Danes/The Coming of Beowulf” p24-29
     >Reading Participation Grade #1 (Ticket Out)

ThursdayBeowulf
-Review notes/passage – PQ: Map
-Discussion: Sympathy for Grendel? Predict battle btwn Beowulf & Grendel. (2ç)
-Rd “The Battle w/Grendel” p30-34
     >Gps: Locate examples of Cultural Terms

FridayBeowulf
-Review notes/passage
-Discussion: Are people born good/evil? Can people change? (consider Grendel)
-Rd “The Battle w/Grendel’s Mother” p34-8
     >Reading Participation #2 (Tweet)
     >Comp/Contr battles w/Grendel and mother (Venn Diagram)
-Review for Beowulf Quiz (SMARTboard)

2nd/3rd/5th HOUR – ENGLISH III: AMERICAN LITERATURE
MondayIntro to Native American Myth & History
-Early America Notes w/SMARTboard (explain procedure)
     >Intro: p1, 2 (map: emphasis on red print)
     >Background: p5-8, 10
     >Big Idea #1: “The Sacred Earth & the Power of Storytelling” p12-13
-Literary History: “Native American Mythology,” p20-21

TuesdayNative American Myth
-Review notes: Native American Slideshow
-Intro: Meet the Cherokee, p22-23
-Rd “How the World was Made” p24-25
     >p26: #5, LE – Archetype
-Intro: Meet the Huron, p34
-Rd “The Sky Tree” p35
     >p36: LE – Oral Tradition
-Review: stories/terms/slides (RP #1 – Ticket Out)

WednesdayNative American Myth
-Review notes/terms – creation/origin myths/archetype
-Intro: Eldrbarry myths (SMARTboard)
-Rd “Mink & the Sun” (handout)
     >Discuss “origin” traits
-Rd “Raven & Crow’s Potlatch” (handout)
     >Discuss signs of a “trickster”
HOMEWORK: Write your own Native American Myth! (either of 3/include NA elements, cult. terms)

ThursdayNative American Myth
-Review notes/terms – trickster, oral tradition
-Intro: Meet Dekanawida, p47-48
-Rd from The Iroquois Constitution p49-51
     >p52: #2, 7, LE: Author’s Purpose (Group Squares)

FridayNative American Myth
-Review notes/terms – author’s purpose
-Intro: Meet Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, p54-55
-Rd from La Relacion, p56-58
     >Timeline of Events
     >p59: #8, LE: POV, Bias
-Review for Early America Test

4th HOUR – JOURNALISM
MondaySeptember Newsletter
-Choose Design Template
     >Choose Fonts/Theme

TuesdaySeptember Newsletter
-Assign Articles

WednesdaySeptember Newsletter
-Outline Newsletter

ThursdaySeptember Newsletter
-Begin working on Article #1

FridaySeptember Newsletter
-Continue working on Article #1