SOPHOMORE ENGLISH I (section 6)

HOMEWORK LIST | COURSE DESCRIPTION | HANDOUTS | CLASS GUIDELINES | EMAIL MS. GOKTURK | CITE IT, BABY | SOPH I HONORS OPTION | HONORS PACKET & CONTRACT

OCTOBER 2018

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HONORS CONTRACTS / PROPOSALS / SIGNATURES DUE [absolutely NO late submissions will be accepted!]

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DAY E

Dead Poet's Society
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DAY F

Dead Poet's
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  • OPEN SCHOOL NIGHT: Welcome, parents! COURSE DESCRIPTION
  • CLASS GUIDELINES
  • 5
    DAY B
  • Finish film and begin Journey Maps
  • 8
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    No School
    9
    DAY C


    Honors submission due tonight at turnitin by 11:59
  • HW #7 DUE
  • 10
    DAY D


    class does not meet today
    11
    DAY E
  • Bard Writing Model
  • Notecard Side 1: Fill 1st side discussing what your map's goals was and how you went about making that happen. Use specifics. Notecard Side 2: Discuss and image or idea from your map that you feel is especially interesting. Write a paragraph connecting it to the film and your purpose.
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  • We accepted Neil's suicide as a dramatic scene, but wasn't it really the anti-thesis of Keating's Carpe Diem lesson? How did the boys deal with the conflict of conforming or not conforming to the expectations of society?
  • "A Perfect Day for Bananafish" by JD Salinger [interrupted reading and annotating; annotations will be collected]
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  • HW #8 DUE : Quiz on Catcher in the Rye chapters 1-6
  • Seymour and Holden
  • Character Poems
  • PICTURE DAY: 11:15 Today
  • 17
    DAY C
  • HW #9 DUE : Quiz on Catcher 7-9 chapters
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    DAY D


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  • HW #10 DUE
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    DAY F


    Honors submission due tonight at turnitin by 11:59
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    DAY A


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  • HW #11 DUE
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    NOVEMBER 2018

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    HONORS SUBMISSION DUE TONIGHT BY 11:59 Work 1: Prompt 3
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    NO STUDENTS

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    HONORS SUBMISSION DUE TONIGHT BY 11:59 Work 1: Prompt 4
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    Happy Thanksgiving!
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    Food Coma Day
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    SEPTEMBER 2018

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
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    Labor Day
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    5
    DAY A
  • Welcome Back to School!

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  • 6
    DAY B
  • Course description
  • Conformity and Non-Conformity
  • 7
    DAY C
  • Share Pros and Cons of Conformity and Nonconformity
  • HW #1 DUE (10 points)
  • Share responses
  • JOURNAL: HOW I SEE MYSELF. Would you describe yourself as a conformist or nonconformist or something else?
  • Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
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    12
    DAY D


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    DAY E
  • "Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery"
  • ANnotate, Stop and Jot 1: What is Jackson's Purpose?
  • 14
    DAY F
  • Finish "The Lottery"
  • "The Lottery" (1969)
  • Class Assignment: Theme explained + Literary Techniques as support
  • 17
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    DAY B
  • HW #2 DUE: Quiz on "Those Who Walk Away from Omelas"
  • Questions, purpose, narrator, setting, symbols
  • 19
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    20
    DAY C
  • HW #3 DUE
  • Symbols in Omelas
  • "The Hangman" poem
  • Maurice Ogden's "The Hangman" (1964 film short)
  • 21
    DAY D


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    DAY E
  • HW #4 DUE
  • Discuss HW
  • Asch Conformity Experiment
  • Remake of 1960 Twilight Zone Episode "The Monsters are on Maple Street" [take notes on conformity, violence, leadership
  • COMPARE AND CONTRAST. What is the core problem in "The Lottery," "Omelas,""The Hangman," and "The Monsters are on Maple Street"?
  • Attention Creative Writers! FYI: The library is sponsoring a limited time only writing workshop. See Writing for Publication and Performance for details and sign up! The class starts Oct 6 and is capped at 22, so sign up now!
  • No HW tonight! Enjoy!
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    DAY F



    Mandatory before school meeting for Honors Option students (7:45 in B17)
  • Finish 4-way compare contrast and present big ideas
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    DAY B
  • HW #5 DUE
  • JOURNAL: Which character do you dislike the most and why?
  • 28
    DAY C
  • HW #6 DUE
  • Discussion of Harrison Bergeron
  • First 16 minutes of Dead Poet's Society. Character Follow

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