File names in parentheses are NOT links. These are the names of the documents that may be found on the Google drive (in the Class Materials drop-down menu).
Standards: L1, L2, RI4, RI6, RI7, RI9, W5
- Take up final essay.
- Comma rule #2: Use a comma after an introductory word, participial phrase, adverb clause or phrase, or series of prepositional phrases.
- Review commas with added elements (131 Comma Added Elements 12GE2705.pdf, 132 Comma Added Elements 12GE2706.pdf).
- Comma rule #3: Use commas to set off nonessential clauses and nonessential participial phrases.
- Commas Essential Nonessential Elements.docx. Exercise 1.
- Anglo Saxon history (British Lit Intro Rev SP16.ppt, slides 1-30, with videos).
- Distribute pre-assessments with feedback and analysis form (Making the Most of Feedback 2 All Areas.docx).
Standards: L1, L2, RI4, RI6, RI7, RI9, RL1, RL2,, RL3, RL4, RL9
- Take up Vocab Journal #1 and begin Vocab Journal #2, due Feb. 13.
- (Colon Magical Properties.pptx).
- 135 Semicolons and Colons 12GE2709.pdf, 136 Semicolons and Colons 12GE2710.pdf.
- Anglo Saxon history (British Lit Intro Rev SP16.ppt, slides 31-32, with videos).
Standards: L1, L2, RI4, RI6, RI7, RI9, RI10, RL1, RL2, RL3, RL4, RL9, RL10, W10
- Introduce/define kenning, with examples and review alliteration (Kennings and Alliteration.pptx).
- Students will be asked to select a subject/object and create three of each type of kenning for the subject/object. Volunteers will share kennings with the class.
- Beowulf Intro.ppt.
- As a class, read and analyze “The Wrath of Grendel” (p. 40) with Beowulf Details Chart.doc and Beowulf Details Chart More.doc.
Standards: L1, L2, RI4, RI6, RI7, RI9, RL1, RL2, RL3, RL4, RL9, RL10, W10
- Hand in feedback analysis.
- As a class, read and analyze “The Coming of Beowulf” (p. 44).
- Perception is Everything (text, p. 1).
- Making Connections, p. 4.
- Think-pair-share Essential Questions p. 4.
Standards: L1, L2, Rl1, RL2, RL3, RL5, W3, W4, W5, W6, W10, SL1, SL4
- As a class, finish reading and analyzing “The Coming of Beowulf” (p. 44).
- Literary Theory, pp. 5-6 with Optical Illusions (Optical Illusions.pptx). In groups, discuss aphorisms and create/share an original aphorism.
- Class reads and analyzes “Unferth's Challenge.doc” as a group.
- Groups annotate and analyze a hard copy of the section for alliteration and details and identify one sensory detail from all five senses (label each of these):
Auditory - hearing
Tactile - touching
Olfactory - smelling
Gustatory - tasting
5. Discussion: Two different perspectives of what happened in the race with Brecca in Unferth’s challenge.
6. Read aloud “The Battle with Grendel” pp. 49-51.
7. Discussion: Why does Beowulf travel this far to risk his life? Theme: God protects those who are honorable and fight for good against evil.