Mon, Feb 12, 2018
  • Discuss "Grapes of Wrath" and "Letter to Elizabeth Otis"
  • Read "The Chrysanthemums" pg 710-719
  • Do Mirrors and Windows pg 719
  • Do questions 3,5 pg 720

Tue, Feb 13, 2018
  • Discuss "Chrysanthemums" pg 720
  • Read Part 2 -- Southern Renaissance
  • Build Background, Journal , Meet the Author, Analyze Literature pg 794
  • Read "A Worn Path" pg 795-801 Do Mirrors and Windows (M&W)
  • Do discussion questions ??? 1-5 and Analyze Literature pg 805
  • Read "Is Phoenix Jackson's Grandson Really Dead?" pg 802-804.
  • Do review ??? 1-3 and Text to Text Connection pg 804
Objectives After studying this lesson, students will be able to
  • read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a short story by Eudora Welty.
  • identify the selection as Southern Renaissance fiction.
  • analyze and understand character and archetype.

Wed, Feb 14, 2018
  • Discuss "A Worn Path" and "Phoenix Jackson's Grandson.."
College Students: Write a 2-3 paragraph response on whether or not you think Phoenix Jackson's grandson is dead.
Use evidence from the reading to support your point of view and defend your ideas in the discussion.
Posted to Edmodo by Midnight Thu Feb 15. Post at least three responses to classmates by Fri, Feb 16.
  • Read author info on Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams pg 808
  • Read "Portrait of a Girl in Glass" pg 808-816
  • Do Mirrors and Windows pg 816
  • Do questions 1- 3 pg 816
  • Journal -- Writing Option #2 (write a whole page).

Thu, Feb 15, 2018
  • Discuss "Portrait of a Girl in Glass"
  • Review "The Novel" pg 526-527
  • Handout out novels The Great Gatsby
  • Handout study guide questions

  • Build Background, Journal , Meet the Author, Analyze Literature pg 528
  • Read from "The Great Gatsby" Chapters 1 and 2. Do all questions over chapters 1 and 2

Objectives After studying this unit, students will be able to
  • read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate ideas and themes from a novel
  • understand the ways in which the novel depicts the Jazz Age.
  • analyze and understand narrator and setting.
  • To expose students to a different era of American life.
  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of the text on four levels: factual, interpretive, critical and personal.
  • Students will consider what it means to be successful and/or rich, and the responsibilities that accompany success and/or wealth.
  • Students will be given the opportunity to practice reading aloud and silently to improve their skills in each area.
  • Students will answer questions to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the main events and characters in The Great Gatsby as they relate to the author's theme development.
  • Students will enrich their vocabularies and improve their understanding of the novel through the vocabulary lessons prepared for use in conjunction with the novel.
  • Students will read aloud, report, and participate in large and small group discussions to improve their public speaking and personal interaction skill

Fri, Feb 16, 2018
  • Discuss chaps 1 & 2 of The Great Gatsby
Assignment: Read Chap 3 and do questions of The Great Gatsby