Mon, Feb 5, 2018
  • Discuss "Dust Tracks on a Road"
Begin Unit 6 -- Depression and World War II -- 1929-1945
Assignment:
  • Build Background, Journal , Meet the Author, Analyze Literature pg 722
  • Read "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy" pg 723-724 Do Mirrors and Windows (M&W)
  • Do discussion questions ??? 1-5 and Analyze Literature pg 728
  • A Date that Will Live in Infamy
  • Lit Connection -- from "No Ordinary Time" pgs 725-727 ??? 1-3 and Text to Text
  • College Students: Do Creative writing pg 728
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Objectives After studying this lesson, students will be able to
  • read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate Franklin Roosevelt's address "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy".
  • analyze and understand purpose and repetition.
  • understand the historic context of the speech.

Tue, Feb 6, 2018
  • Discuss Roosevelt's "Infamy" speech
  • Discuss "No Ordinary Time"
Assignment:
  • Build Background, Journal , Meet the Author, Analyze Literature pg 729
  • Read "Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" pg 730 Do Mirrors and Windows (M&W)
  • Do discussion questions ??? 1-5 and Analyze Literature pg 734
  • Informational Text World War II Recruitment Posters pg 731-733 question 1-3 text 2 text

Objectives After studying this lesson, students will be able to

  • read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate Jarrell's "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner," told from the perspective of a gunner killed while operating a turret.
  • analyze and understand extended metaphor, and imagery.
  • understand the work as a reflection of the World War II era.

Wed, Feb 7, 2018
  • Discuss "Death/Ball Turret" and recruitment posters
Assignment:
  • Build Background, Journal , Meet the Author, Analyze Literature pg 735
  • Read "A Noiseless Flash, from Hiroshima" pg 736-747 Do Mirrors and Windows (M&W)
  • Do discussion questions ??? 1-5 and Analyze Literature pg 749

Objectives After studying this lesson, students will be able to
  • read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate "A Noiseless Flash" from Hiroshima, describing the experience of the bomb on six survivors.
  • analyze and understand point of view and irony.
  • understand the historical context of this work of literary nonfiction.

Thu, Feb 8, 2018
  • Discuss "Noiseless Flash"
  • Read Author Focus: John Steinbeck pg 702
Assignment:
  • Build Background, Journal, Analyze Literature pg 703
  • Read excerpt "Grapes of Wrath" pg 704-707 Do Mirrors and Windows(M&W) pg 707
  • Do discussion questions ??? 1, 2 & 4 pg 720
  • Read "Letter to Elizabeth Otis" pg 8\708-709.
  • Do review ??? 1-3 and Text to Text Connection pg 709

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.

Fri, Feb 9, 2018
  • No School