Lesson Plans for Next Week: February 23-27,2015 (Also where Mrs. Culver learns to go overboard with the Snipping Tool)

calendarOriginal calendar looks like this. ^^^^Small changes have been made.

 

Monday, February 23, 2015:

1. Bellringer–Bronze Grade: So You Think You Can Argue–Claims and Counterclaims,

2. Ayn Rand Overview (Remember that just because I’m teaching it, doesn’t mean it’s a personal belief. Just FYI. It’s on this.) Why Ayn Rand is Still Relevant Today (article)

3.What we are looking for today:

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“Man’s Rights” by Ayn Rand.  Be ready to a)determine Rand’s point of view or purpose writing “Man’s Rights”, b)find examples of effective rhetoric, c)analyze how style and content contribute to the power/persuasiveness/or beauty of her writing.

4. Discussion

5. Question/Answer regarding Persuasive Essays/Works Cited/In Text Citations

 

Tuesday, February  24, 2015

1. Bellringer–Bronze Grade:Analysis of diction and syntax<–ppt

2. Quick review of yesterday’s work.

3. bret_harte_outcasts_of_poker_flat<—–Powerpoint

3. TEXT:  “The Outcasts of Poker Flat” by Bret Harte

I will have copies of the story in class.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

1. Bellringer–Bronze Grade: Understatement and Litotes

2. Continue with “The Outcasts of Poker Flat” and questions

3. Discussion

Thursday, February 26, 2015

1. Bellringer–Bronze Grade: Bias

2. Turn in persuasive essays–gold grade

This is what we have been doing, skill-wise, when we have been writing our persuasive essays this 9 weeks:

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as well as
essay3.Opportunity for extra credit by reading essays aloud

4. Pre Reading/Anticipation Guide for 12 Angry men/Casting of characters

Please come to Unleashed (our version of “Write Night”)  6:30 to 8:00

Friday, February 27, 2015

1. Bellringer–Bronze Grade: Academic Vocabulary for the past 9 weeks review

2. Begin 12 Angry Men play

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