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Dr. Raper's ENG I (3rd Period) Virtual Learners 2020 - 2021

ENG I (3rd Period) Assignments for Virtual Learners for January 5, 2021, through March 26, 2021.

The first three sections were due by December 18th, but I am extending the deadline to January 29, 2021. The remaining sections MUST be completed by March 26, 2021.

 

Researching and Writing about a Mythical Character  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Pre-Writing
    Plan to write your informative essay.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Drafting
    Draft your informative essay.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Revising
    Revise your informative essay.
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Unit Test
    Unit Test Review Answers
    Unit Test Answers
Individuality and Conformity
  Introduction to Individuality and Conformity: "Initiation"  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How does conflict deepen our understanding of character?
    Assignment  
    Read to analyze characterization and conflict.
    Instruction  
    How does conflict deepen our understanding of character?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Imagery and Symbolism in "The Scarlet Ibis"  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do imagery and symbolism function in a story?
    Assignment  
    Read to interpret imagery and symbols.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do imagery and symbolism function in a story?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Characters, Conflict, and Idioms in "Daughter of Invention" by Julia Alvarez  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How does Julia Alvarez reveal characters and conflicts through language?
    Assignment  
    Read “Daughter of Invention” to analyze how language shapes characters and conflicts.
    Instruction  
    How does Julia Alvarez reveal characters and conflicts through language?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Practice reading with fluency.
    Quiz Answers
  Viewpoint in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    What can we learn about an author’s viewpoint based on her writing?
    Assignment  
    Read to make inferences about different people’s personality traits.
    Instruction  
    What can we learn about an author’s viewpoint based on her writing?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Unit Test
    Unit Test Review Answers
    Unit Test Answers
Nature and the Environment
  Comparing Poetry: Poetic Devices  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do sound devices in poetry create mood?
    Assignment  
    Read “Sea Fever” by John Masefield to identify formal poetic structures.
    Instruction  
    How do sound devices in poetry create mood?
    Assignment  
    Read “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe to analyze sound devices and mood.
    Instruction  
    How do sound devices in poetry create mood?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Summarizing Central Ideas and Purpose: The Hot Zone  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How does an author develop central ideas to achieve a goal?
    Assignment  
    Read a section from The Hot Zone to identify and analyze central ideas.
    Instruction  
    How does an author develop central ideas to achieve a goal?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Comparing Argumentative Texts: Silent Spring and “Save the Redwoods”  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do tone and structure contribute to the effectiveness of an argument?
    Assignment  
    Read from Silent Spring to identify the tone and purpose of an argument.
    Instruction  
    How do tone and structure contribute to the effectiveness of an argument?
    Assignment  
    Read “Save the Redwoods” to analyze the structure of an argument.
    Instruction  
    How do tone and structure contribute to the effectiveness of an argument?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Parts of Speech: Words and Basic Phrases  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do words and phrases work together to convey ideas?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Practice identifying and using parts of speech and phrases.
    Assignment  
    Practice using verbals.

 

ENG I (3rd Period) Assignments for Virtual Learners for November 2, 2020, through December 31, 2020.

The first five sections should be completed by November 18, 2020. 

The Epic Hero's Quest
  The Odyssey and Epic Poetry: An Introduction, Part 1  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    What can you learn about an ancient culture through literature?
    Assignment  
    Read from The Odyssey to paraphrase for understanding and to recognize elements of epic poetry.
    Instruction  
    What can you learn about an ancient culture through literature?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  The Odyssey: Central Ideas and Character Motivation, Part 2  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How can you learn about characters and what motivates them in The Odyssey ?
    Assignment  
    Read to make inferences about characters and their motivations.
    Instruction  
    How can you learn about characters and what motivates them in The Odyssey ?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  The Odyssey: Writing a Character Analysis, Part 3  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How can quotations support a structured analysis of a character?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Prepare to write a paragraph that characterizes Odysseus as an epic hero.
    Short Writing
    Write an analysis of Odysseus’s qualifications as an epic hero.
    Quiz Answers
  The Odyssey: Conflict and Theme, Part 4  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do themes emerge from epic poetry?
    Assignment  
    Read to analyze conflicts and connect them to themes.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do themes emerge from epic poetry?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  The Odyssey: Symbolism and Making Predictions, Part 5  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How can studying The Odyssey and its symbols reveal ancient Greek values?
    Assignment  
    Read from The Odyssey to discover symbols and ancient Greek values.
    Instruction  
    How can studying The Odyssey and its symbols reveal ancient Greek values?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  The Odyssey: Theme Development, Part 6  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How are characters and themes developed in epic poetry?
    Assignment  
    Read to compare characters and recognize how they change.
    Instruction  
    How are characters and themes developed in epic poetry?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Using Reference Resources  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do reference resources help improve vocabulary?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Practice using reference tools to use words more precisely.
    Quiz Answers
  Researching and Writing about a Mythical Character  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Pre-Writing
    Plan to write your informative essay.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Drafting
    Draft your informative essay.
    Instruction  
    How do you use research to write about the cultural significance of a mythical character?
    Revising
    Revise your informative essay.
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Unit Test
    Unit Test Review Answers
    Unit Test Answers
Individuality and Conformity
  Introduction to Individuality and Conformity: "Initiation"  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How does conflict deepen our understanding of character?
    Assignment  
    Read to analyze characterization and conflict.
    Instruction  
    How does conflict deepen our understanding of character?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Imagery and Symbolism in "The Scarlet Ibis"  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do imagery and symbolism function in a story?
    Assignment  
    Read to interpret imagery and symbols.
    Instruction  
    In what ways do imagery and symbolism function in a story?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers

 

ENG I (3rd Period) Assignments for Virtual Learners for Oct. 14, 2020, through Oct. 30, 2020:

Improving Vocabulary with Word Parts and Context Clues  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How do word parts and context clues help you understand the meaning of a word?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Practice using context clues, roots, and affixes to identify the meaning of words.
    Assignment  
    Discover why English is a multicultural language.
    Assignment  
    Create analogies to improve vocabulary.
    Quiz Answers
  Simple Sentences: Sentence Parts, Verb Tense, and Verb Voice  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How can you improve your writing by understanding the way sentences and verbs work?
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Assignment  
    Practice improving your writing by understanding the way sentences and verbs work.
    Quiz Answers
  Writing a Narrative about Overcoming a Challenge  Guided Notes
    Warm-Up  
    Get ready for the lesson.
    Instruction  
    How can you use a narrative to write about overcoming a challenge?
    Pre-Writing
    Plan to write your narrative essay.
    Instruction  
    How can you use a narrative to write about overcoming a challenge?
    Drafting
    Draft your narrative essay.
    Instruction  
    How can you use a narrative to write about overcoming a challenge?
    Revising
    Revise your narrative essay.
    Summary  
    Review and connect what you learned.
    Quiz Answers
  Unit Test
    Unit Test Review Answers
    Unit Test Answers

 

 

ENG I (3rd Period) Assignments for Virtual Learners for September 23, 2020, through October 14, 2020:

 

Compare and Contrast: Myths and Cultures

Guided Notes

Warm-Up 

Get ready for the lesson.

Instruction 

What do similarities and differences between two myths tell about the cultures that created them?

Assignment 

Read the myth “The Raven and the First Men” to make inferences about the lives of the Haida.

Instruction 

What do similarities and differences between two myths tell about the cultures that created them?

Assignment 

Read “The Māori: Genealogies and Origins in New Zealand” to identify values of the Māori.

Instruction 

What do similarities and differences between two myths tell about the cultures that created them?

Summary 

Review and connect what you learned.

Quiz Answers

 

Suspense in "The Cruel Tribute" Guided Notes

Warm-Up 

Get ready for the lesson.

Instruction 

How is suspense created in a retelling of a myth?

Assignment 

Read “The Cruel Tribute” to notice how suspense is created.

Instruction 

How is suspense created in a retelling of a myth?

Summary 

Review and connect what you learned.

Quiz Answers

 

 

Hello, Virtual Learners. Welcome to English II

 

As I am sure you are aware, your assignments are located in Edgenuity. Beginning September 8, 2020, you will have two weeks to complete the following assignments:

 

Dr. Raper's English I

Mythology

Introduction to Mythology  Guided Notes

Warm-Up 

Get ready for the lesson.

Instruction 

What are the functions of the earliest stories?

Assignment 

Read “The Beginnings of the Maasai” to recognize mythical features and summarize the plot.

Instruction 

Summary 

Review and connect what you learned.

Quiz Answers

 

Please keep in mind that you are required to take e-Notes. I will be taking roll Monday through Friday, so be sure you are logging in and working on your assignments. Again, all assignments listed above must be submitted by September 22, 2020.

 

Please do not work ahead on assignments. I will post new assignments on September 21, 2020.

 

My office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m. You may email me at raperb@monroek12.org or through Google classroom. The code for my English I Virtual Learning Google classroom is as follows:

 

 

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Your parent/guardian may also contact me via email to request my personal phone number, so you can text message me. If a request is submitted, I will need your parent/guardian to provide his/her phone number so I can send my contact information.

 

Again, welcome to English I! I look forward to working with you!

 

Sincerely,

Dr. Raper