Category: English 2

English 2 – Monday, May 15th

Indie read – last clipboard.  Last presentation group for lit. circle study.  Rewatched Vonnegut’s shape of story video.  Discuss finals and what to study.

Final is Wednesday, May 17th at 10:10 am.

  • lit. terms matching (defnitely expect allusion)
  • Hero’s journey questions / shape of story
  • Romeo & Juliet (multiple choice)
  • Odyssey (multiple choice)
  • A reading section w/ annotations & questions to answer in writing

English 2 – Tuesday, May 9th

10 minutes for group collaboration – finalize what needs to be done for tomorrow.  Quick Quiz #4 – lit. circle books.  Quickwrite #20:  Lit. circle movie excerpts – the end.  How does it compare?  Why did the filmmakers make the choices they made?

Presentations start Wed. 5/10 – be ready!

English 2 – Monday, May 8th

Indie read. Question #4 available on websites today.  Work on group projects. Info for emailing your group’s blogpost.

Deadlines: 

  • Last quick quiz tomorrow 5/9 (finish your lit. circle book)
  • Last lit. circle notebook/ movie excerpt writing tomorrow
  • Presentations start Wednesday – be ready!

English 2 – Friday, May 5th

Indie read.  Rewatch Vonnegut video, handout on story patterns, more in-depth look at the parts of the group project including an overview of how you will receive both a group and an individual grade.  Time to work on group plans (Goal:  pick the pattern, divide up the work).

Deadlines:

  • Comment on Question #3 by end of Friday 5/5 (TODAY!)
  • Next (last) quick quiz on Tues. 5/9 (see bookmark for chapters)
  • Lit. circle project presentations next week – be ready on Wed. 5/10

English 2 – Thursday, May 4th

Quickwrite #19:  “May the 4th be with you” – Star Wars movie clip.  Lit. circle post-it #3 in class w/ your group & share.  Video:  Kurt Vonnegut’s Shapes of Story.  Intro to group project.

Deadlines:

  • Comment on Question #3 by end of Friday 5/5
  • Next (last) quick quiz on Tues. 5/9 (see bookmark for chapters)
  • Lit. circle project presentations next week – be ready on Wed. 5/10