Short Story Unit Calendar

22

Speeches (English 11)

Intro + “The Old Man at the Bridge” (Honors)

23

Intro + “The Old Man at the Bridge” (English 11)

HW: Answer ?s @ end of story (English 11)

Discussion + Packet (Honors)

HW: “To Build a Fire” (Honors)

24

Discussion

Begin reading

HW: “To Build a Fire” (English 11)

Small group/whole class discussion (Honors)

HW: “The Minister’s Black Veil” (Honors)

25

Discussion

Begin reading

HW: “The Minister’s Black Veil” (English 11)

HW: “The Harness” (Honors)

28

Discussion

Begin HW reading

HW: Begin “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” (Honors)

29

In Class: Read “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”

HW: Finish reading and fill out packet for this story.

30

Discussion

HW: Start a new note page for the Macomber story. Fill in with your new, better understanding of the story. Will be checked.

HW: Which story will you write about? Re-read this story tonight and add to your notes in a different pen color. (Honors)

OCTOBER

1

Demo: Writing a Literary Analysis

HW: Begin Brainstorming and Evidence W/S

2

Comma Pre-Test

In Class: Complete Brainstorming and Evidence W/S

HW: Complete Rough Outline on back of packet

5

Check Outlines

Commas

Demo: Typed Outline

HW: Finish typed outline by end of class tomorrow

6

Comma Practice

Check Typed Outline at End of Class!

HW: Be sure you have good TEXT evidence (quote from and paraphrase from the text!)

7

Comma Practice

Lesson: Parts of an Essay

Convert your outline into a typed rough draft

HW: Typed Rough Draft DUE TOMORROW

8

Comma Practice

Writer’s Workshop (Self-Editing)

9

Comma Practice

Writer’s Workshop (Peer Editing)

HW: Revise and Edit Essay. Due by 7:30 AM on Turnitin and bring a printed copy

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Author: MrsLamp88

Carly (Stahmer) Lamp graduated from the University of Iowa in 2011 with a BA in English and a teaching certificate in secondary English education. Since the fall of 2011, Mrs. Lamp has been teaching English literature and composition courses at Assumption High School in Davenport, Iowa. She currently teaches AP Lit. and Comp. and English 11. Mrs. Lamp also coaches the Academic Decathlon team and runs the AHS ACT Prep Club. Some of her favorite novels include... American Psycho (Ellis) Beloved (Morison) Wide Sargasso Sea (Rhys) All the Pretty Horses (McCarthy) A Farewell to Arms (Hemingway) High Fidelity (Hornby) Heart of Darkness (Conrad) The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger) Catch-22 (Heller) Moby Dick (Melville) The Portrait of a Lady (James) Midnight's Children (Rushdie)

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