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LIT & COMP SCHEDULE

Note: Alternate Fridays are independent study, and listed assignments are considered weekend homework.

DATE 7-Jan

TOPIC ASSIGNMENT DUE Starter: "Writ on the Steps of Puerto Rican Harlem" Create and title a "Found poem". Write down song lyrics 9-Jan by Rican Harlem. Introduce Unit & Requirements. and bring to class Jan. 8 Learn about the couplet, tercet, quatrain, and ballad. Discuss found poems. Extra Credit Opportunity: Comma Splices & Fused Sentences Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online.

ASSIGNMENT TITLE Found Poem (Creative Writing #1)

POINTS 20

Song Lyrics 5 EXTRA CREDIT: Comma 30 Splices & Fused Sentences Ex. 1-3 9-Jan 10-Jan Poem I Enjoy (A) Poem I Enjoy (B) 20 20

8-Jan 9-Jan

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Starter: "Forgetfulness" by Billy Collins. Understanding themes Starter: "Bilingual/Bilingue" by Rhina P. Espaillat. Rotten, Bio, Concrete, and Free verse poems Starter: "Sonnet CXXX: My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun" by William Shakespeare. Imagery and Figurative Language: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification

Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write one paragraph about its theme. Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write one paragraph about its theme.

10-Jan

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Write a poem on any theme you want, making sure to 11-Jan use simile, metaphor, or personification in the poem. The poem should be 8 - 16 lines. On the same page, write one paragraph explaining your poem's theme and inspiration. For all the examples you mention in your paragraph, include the line # where the example is located in your poem.

S.M.P. (Creative Writing #2)

30

11-Jan

Starter: "Frederick Douglass" by Robert E. Hayden. Memorize Second Poem from poetryoutloud.org 14-Jan Memorization techniques and practice for Poetry database. (First poem was memorized in Dec. You'll Out Loud Competition. need to refresh that one, too for Monday's presentation.)

Second Memorized Poem

40

Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) 14-Jan M Recite First & Second Memorized Poem Extra Credit Opportunity: Fragments Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. 15-Jan T Starter: "I Am Waiting" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Imagery and Figurative Language: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification continued. Allusion, symbol, synecdoche, metonymy. "Anthem for Doomed Youth." Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write a 16-Jan paragraph explaining its theme and how it uses allusion, symbol, synecdoche, or metonymy. For each example you use, reference the line # of the poem.

Second presentation of First Memorized Poem PP 1/7-1/11

20 50

EXTRA CREDIT: Fragments Ex. 1-3

30

Poem I Enjoy (C)

20

Extra Credit opportunity: Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write a paragraph explaining its theme and how it uses similes, metaphors, or personification. For each example you use, reference the line # of the poem. 16-Jan W

16-Jan

Extra Credit: Poem I Enjoy 20 (D)

Starter: "The Man-Moth" by Elizabeth Bishop. Write a poem on any theme you want, making sure to 22-Jan Imagery and Figurative Language: allusion, symbol, use allusion, symbol, synecdoche, or metonymy in the synecdoche, metonymy cont. poem. The poem should be 8 - 16 lines. On the same page, write one paragraph explaining your poem's theme and inspiration. For all the examples you mention in your paragraph, include the line # where the example is located in your poem. Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write a 23-Jan paragraph explaining its theme and how it uses assonance and consonance. For each example you use, reference the line # of the poem. Extra Credit Opportunity: Parallel Structure Exercises 13. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online.

A.S.S.M. (Creative Writing #3)

30

PP 1/14-1/16 Poem I Enjoy (E)

30 20

22-Jan

Starter: "Pied Beauty" by Gerard Manley Hopkins. Assonance and Consonance

EXTRA CREDIT: Parallel Structure Ex. 1-3

30

23-Jan

Starter: "One Today" Richard Blanco at inauguration. Www.npr.org/blogs/the twoway/2013/01/21/169905447/watch-one-today-aninaugural-poem . "Danse Russe" by William Carlos Williams. Symbolism. Continue "One Today." Memorization techniques and practice for Poetry Out Loud Competition.

Extra Credit Opportunity: Choose and type a poem. On the same page, write a paragraph explaining its theme and how it uses symbolism. For each example you use, reference the line # of the poem.

24-Jan

XC: Poem I Enjoy (F)

20

24-Jan

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Memorize Third Poem from poetryoutloud.org database. 25-Jan (First poem was memorized in Dec. You'll need to refresh your first and second poem, too, for Friday's presentation.) Recite all three memorized poems on four different occassions for four different people. (Poetry Out Loud Competition does not count toward this number.) Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) 28-Jan

Third Memorized Poem

40

25-Jan

Recite First, Second, & Third Memorized Poem

Recite 3 Poems for 4 People

80

PP 1/22-1/25

40

28-Jan

POETRY OUT DRESS REHERSAL Extra Credit Opportunity: Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. EXTRA CREDIT: Dangling 30 and Misplaced Modifiers Ex. 1-3 29-Jan Assembly Recitation 100

29-Jan

POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION

30-Jan

Assonance and Consonance and Symbolism cont. Fun with Poetry

Write a poem on any theme you want, making sure to 31-Jan use assonance, consonance, or symbolism in the poem. The poem should be 8 - 16 lines. On the same page, write one paragraph explaining your poem's theme and inspiration. For all the examples you mention in your paragraph, include the line # where the example is located in your poem. XC Opportunity: Choose and type a poem. On the same 31-Jan page, write a paragraph explaining how it uses symbolism. For each example you use, reference the line # of the poem.

A.C.S. (Creative Writing #4)

30

EXTRA CREDIT: Poem I Enjoy (G)

20

31-Jan 1-Feb

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Make up day Hyperbole, Oxymoron, and Paradox Write a poem on any theme you want, making sure to use hyperbole, oxymoron, or paradox in the poem. The poem should be 8 - 16 lines. On the same page, write one paragraph explaining your poem's theme and inspiration. For all the examples you mention in your paragraph, include the line # where the example is located in your poem. Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Revision. Time has passed. Analyze feedback and rewrite at least two of your poems (Creative Writing #1 5). Strengthen your line breaks, stanza breaks, similes, metaphors, personification, allusion, symbol, synechdoche, metonymy, assonance, consonance, symbolism, hyperbole, oxymoron, and paradox. Extra Credit Opportunity: Apostrophes Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. 4-Feb H.O.P. (Creative Writing #5) 30

PP 1/28-2/1 5-Feb Revise 2 or more Poems

50 50

4-Feb

Revision

5-Feb

EXTRA CREDIT: 30 Apostrophes Exercises 1-3

5-Feb

Selections from The Empty Boat by Michael Sowder.

Poems tell a narrative of emotions as they move through 6-Feb moods and tones of voice. Reciting and listening can train our emotional intelligence. Even a simple series of images without events often contains an emotional drama. Choose a poem with mixed emotions, such as "sweet sorrow," copy it on a separate paper and write a paragraph distinguishing suble shifts in tone and mood. Practice speaking accurately and confidentely about a piece of art. Support your description with reference to the poem.

Anlysis of Tone 1

30

6-Feb 7-Feb

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Selections from The Empty Boat by Michael Sowder. Poems put to use.

7-Feb Find your own strking lines and phrases. Gather at least 8-Feb 3 passages from different poems. Imagine each passage being put to use in some situation. If you wish, you can make this a "treasure hunt" assignment. Situations might include being faced with bad news, at a wedding, funeral or life-cycle event, as a toast or grace before meals, in a romantic relationship, during a marriage proposal , during a speech or in an effort to move an audience.

Analysis of Tone 2 Poems Put to Use

30 30

8-Feb

Introduction to Taming of the Shrew and the Elizabethan stage. Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Write briefly about the day's reading and discussion in 12-Feb your "Taming Journal." Format your journal like a juicy News Update, take a character's point of view, or simply state the facts. Title each entry with the assigned reading. (e.g. Induction I-II) Use this opportunity to react to events, predict what might happen next, or ask questions about what you don't understand. Your favorite entries from your "Taming Journal" will be included in your portfolio. Extra Credit Opportunity: Commas Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. Extra Credit Opportunity: Memorize one of the 6-Mar monologues and perform it for the entire class. Some suggested monologues: a. Lord-Ind, i, 44-68 [p. 47] b. Sly-Ind, ii, 5-12, 17-25 [p. 51] c. Lucentio-I, i, 148-158 [p. 62] d. Petruchio-II, i, 168-181 [p. 84] e. Kate-III, ii, 8-20 [p. 98] f. Biondello-III, ii, 43-63 [pp. 99-100] g. Gremio-III, ii, 158-165, 167-183 [pp. 104-105] h. Petruchio-III, ii, 222239 [pp. 106-107] i. Grumio-IV, i, 68-80,82-90 [pp. 110111] j. Petruchio-IV, i, 182-205 [pp. 115-116] k. Kate-V, ii, 136-179 [pp. 150-151] PP 2/4-2/8 50

11-Feb

Begin an action line for each plot line (KatePetruchio, Bianca-Lucentio, Christopher Sly. Induction I-II. Act Out: Induction Scene II pp. 50-56 (Sly, 3 Servingmen, Lord, Page, Messenger) Sly is convinced he's a Lord.

Taming Journal: Induction I- 15 II

EXTRA CREDIT: Commas 30 Exercises 1-3

EXTRA CREDIT: MONOLOGUE

60

12-Feb

Read: Act I, scene i. Discuss Farce. Analyze Write briefly about the day's reading and discussion in Humor: verbal humor (plays on words, puns, double your "Taming Journal." entendres); wit (humorous comments, repartee, banter); action (physical gestures or movement, slapstick); situational (plot developments, i.e. Sly begins to believe he is a lord); and character (foolish or repeated characteristics). Act Out: pp. 5862 (Baptista, Gremio, Kate, Hortensio, Tranio, Lucentio, Bianca) Baptista declares Bianca off-limits until Kate is married.

13-Feb

Taming Journal: Act I, scene i

15

13-Feb 14-Feb

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Read: Act I, scene ii Read: Act II, scene i. Act Out: pp. 78-79 (Bianca, Kate, Baptista) Kate and Bianca fight. Act Out: pp. 78-79 (Bianca, Kate, Baptista) Kate and Bianca fight.

Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Journal." Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Journal."

14-Feb 15-Feb

Taming Journal: Act I, scene ii Taming Journal: Act II, scene i

15 15

15-Feb

Read: Act III, scene i. Act Out: pp. 94-97 (Lucentio, Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Hortensio, Bianca, Messenger) Lucentio tells Journal." Bianca who he really is. Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Journal."

19-Feb

Taming Journal: Act III, scene i PP 2/11-2/15

15

50 15

19-Feb

Read: Act III, scenes ii-iii. Act Out: pp. 98-107 (Baptista, Kate, Tranio, Biondello, Petruchio, Grumio, Lucentio, Bianca, Gremio, Hortensio) Kate and Petruchio's wedding.

20-Feb

Taming Journal Act III, scenes ii-iii

Extra Credit Opportunity: Pronoun Agreement Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. 20-Feb W Read: Act IV, scenes i-ii. Act Out: scene ii pp. 119120. (Biondello, Tranio, Lucentio, Pedant) Tranio brings the Pedant into the plot. Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Journal." 21-Feb

EXTRA CREDIT: Pronoun Agreement Exercises 1-3

30

Taming Journal Act IV, scenes i-ii Taming Journal Act IV, scenes iii-v

15

21-Feb

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Read: Act IV, scenes iii-v. Act Out: scene iii pp. 123- Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming 128 (Grumio, Kate, Petruchio, Hortensio, Tailor, Journal." Haberdasher) Petruchio orders new garments for Kate. Read: Act IV, scenes vi-Act V, scene I. Act Out: pp. Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming 133-136. (Petruchio, Kate, Hortensio, Vincentio) Journal." Kate and Petruchio meet an old man on the road. Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Write briefly about the day's reading in your "Taming Journal."

22-Feb

15

22-Feb

25-Feb

Taming Journal Act IV, scenes vi-Act V

15

PP 2/19-2/22 26-Feb Taming Journal Act V, scene ii

50 15

25-Feb

Read: Act V, scene ii. Act Out: pp. 143-151 (The entire cast) The wedding feast.

Extra Credit Opportunity: Pronoun Reference Exercises 13. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. Research Topics. (1) Compare social customs Extra Credit Opportunity: Watch "Ten Things I Hate 6-Mar surrounding courtship and marriage from About You," and write 3 paragraph personal reaction and Elizabethan England to those of other countries and comparison to the play for your Portfolio. to modern America. (2) Discuss the role of respect, deception, romance, caring, and violence in the relationships between men and women. (3) Discuss how power is used, abused, or subverted in each of the following relationships: master-servant, fatherchild, husband-wife, nobility-lower class.

EXTRA CREDIT: Pronoun Reference Ex. 1-3

30

EXTRA CREDIT: 10 THINGS

40

26-Feb 27-Feb 28-Feb

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Paper Outlining: Step 1 & 2 Paper Outlining: Step 3, 4, 5 Writing

Finish outlining, for steps 1 & 2. Finish outling, for steps 3, 4, & 5.

27-Feb 28-Feb

Write a paper in MLA format analyzing one of the four 4-Mar topics. Alternate topics must be approved. Paper should be research based and include 5 sources. Finish writing your paper over the weekend. Bring it printed and stapled on Monday. Make sure your paper outline is attached to the back. Extra Credit Opportunity: Have teacher highlight any paper errors (e.g. grammar) and fix each one. Must handwrite fixes directly on highlighted copy, so teacher can see your error and fix simultaneously. This will be turned in separately from your final draft. 5-Mar

PAPER OUTLINING STEPS 1-5 TAMING PAPER

50 100

1-Mar

Writing

EXTRA CREDIT: PAPER REVISION

50

4-Mar

Portfolio

Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts) Add your paper to your portfolio. Replace your name with 6-Mar your pseudonym. Extra Credit Opportunity: Subject Verb Agreement Exercises 1-3. Print the handout at http://chompchomp.com/exercises.htm. You may check and correct your answers online. Make flashcards and picture chains to study for your 6-Mar exam. Re-read assigned "Act Out" sections. Record how much time you spent making your study materials. Record how much time you spent studying. 6-Mar

PP 2/25-3/1 Paper to Portfolio EXTRA CREDIT: Subject Verb Agreement Ex. 1-3

50 25 30

5-Mar

Re-cap and Response

Memorization Techniques 2 30

6-Mar

Final Exam: The Taming of the Shrew

Final Exam

100

7-Mar

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Make up day

Participation Points (on time, bring materials, on task, respond to prompts)

PP 3/4-3/7

40

TOTAL POSSIBLE 1780 EXTRA CREDIT 420 POSSIBLE Credits: In the creating this schedule, I drew on Chris Mackenzie's Poetry Unit, Penguin Classics Taming of the Shrew Teachers' Guide, and Common Core Requirements.

Portfolio Creation

Add your 5 7-Feb revised poems and explanations to your portfolio. Your portfolio should also include 5 of the poems you enjoyed and the analysis you wrote. Your portfolio must reference a pseudonym instead of your real name.

Portfolio 5 & 100 5

Re-cap and Response.

Make 7-Feb flashcards and picture chains to study for your poetry exam. Reread assigned poems and practice analyzing poetic techniques. Record how much time you spent making your study materials. Record how much time you spent studying.

Memorization 30 Techniques