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1 Tues. 3/18 Cross out the intervening phrase. Underline the subject and circle the correct verb. Also turn in test corrections. 1.Days during summer (seem, seems) to pass very quickly. 2.Her collection of baseball cards (is, are) valuable.

2 Tues. 3/18 Cross out the intervening phrase. Underline the subject and circle the correct verb. 1.Days during summer seem to pass very quickly. 2.Her collection of baseball cards is valuable.

3 Small Group Assignment-One piece of paper per group. Individual power journals, Ghandi annotations, and the group work due in 20 minutes. Review your power journal and annotations with the group. 1.Choose 2 readers’ questions to answer as a group. Also answer the 2 questions. 2.Write down one claim Ghandi makes about power. 3.Write one synthesis statement that compares or contrast Ghandi’s claim about power with a claim from another text.

4 Homework due Wed. 3/19 Part One: Read and annotate Beowulf:Battle with Grendel’s Mother. Annotate as you read, not after. 1.Reader’s Questions: Underline confusing parts. Write a “?” in the margins along with a reader’s question. 2.Important words, phrases ideas: Underline importatn words, phrases, sections. Write a “!” in the margin and breifly summarize why it is important. 3.Text-to-Text Connections: Underline words, phrases, or sections that remind you of another text we have read. Breifly state the connection between the texts. Part Two: Begin a power journal with two entries from this passage and one entry from another text we have read. Think of similarities and differences related to power and revenge.

5 Wed. 3/19 Although there is no conclusive evidence that a man named Robin Hood ever actually existed, the story of Robin Hood and his band of merry men have become one of the most popular traditional tale in English literature. A.NO CHANGE B.has become C.has D.have became

6 Write down everything and everyone you see in the picture.

7 Who has the power? Why? How ?

8 Homework due Fri. 3/21 Part One: “The Power of Nonviolence”-Martin Luther King, Jr. Annotate as you read, not after. 1.Reader’s Questions: Underline confusing parts. Write a “?” in the margins along with a reader’s question. 2.Important words, phrases ideas: Underline important words, phrases, sections. Write a “!” in the margin and briefly summarize why it is important. 3.Text-to-Text Connections: Underline words, phrases, or sections that remind you of another text we have read. Briefly state the connection between the texts. Part Two: Begin a power journal with two entries from this passage and one entry from another text we have read. Think of similarities and differences related to power-who has it; how did they get it; how does power affect people; how do others look at those who are powerful and/or powerless?

9 Thurs. 3/20 1. The sloth, out of all the zoo animals, were what fascinated me the most. A.NO CHANGE B.animals were C.animals, was D.animals, are 2. The many facets of the problem leads to a variety of approaches that we could use to solve it. A.NO CHANGE B.problem lead C.problem, lead D.Problem, leads 3.The list for items to buy for the parade were given to the treasurer to approve. A.NO CHANGE B.given C.was given D.were, given

10 In-class Assignment-You are working in groups; however, each student must turn in their own chart by Friday at the beginning of class. Claim about power from MLK speech Beowulf claim or counterclaim about power Grendel claim or Counterclaim about power Ghandi claim or Counterclaim about power Remember: A claim is the author’s opinion that is related to a theme, which is a universal message or lesson to be learned from the story. The claim applies to the world outside the story, so don’t name specific names or places in you claim.

11 Fri. 3/21 Based on this quote, what is the author’s claim about heroic power? A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.- Ralph Waldo Emerson

12 In class Assignment Write a similar claim or counterclaimto the Emerson quote from Beowulf, John Gardner (Grendel), Ghandi, or Dr. King.

13 Q3 Final Essay Exam-Monday 3/24  Choose 1 of 3 quotes to respond to and write a power journal to organize your essay.  Power journal should include 4 entries-one about the quote, one from Beowulf, and 2 from two other texts of your choice.  Power journals will be collected at the end of class and will be returned to you Tuesday with comments.  The power journal is worth 40 test points.

14 Q3 Essay Exam-Tuesday 3/25 Use the power journal to write a 3 paragraph essay. – Intro-explain the meaning of the quote and state the author’s claim about power – 3 body paragraphs-compare and contrast the claims from the 3 other texts with the claim from the quote. – Conclusion-synthesis that summarizes how all the claims are related. The essay is worth 70 essay points.

15 Complete the chart to help you review for the exam. Power words, phrases, ideas Examples from the text Bewoulf Intro-ancestry of Hrothgar Beowulf arrives to Denmark Beowulf and Unferth Battle with Grendel Battle with Grendel’s mother Grendel Intro of Grendel-ch. 1 p Shaper and language p Unferth Ch. 12-Battle with Beowulf Ghandi- Speech on Non- violence (1919) MLK-Power of Non- violence


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