Archive for August 15, 2019

World Lit: Frida Kahlo Poster Work Day 2


  • ELAGSE9-10RL7 Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums (e.g., Auden’s poem “Musée de Beaux Arts” and Breughel’s painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus), including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment. Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10SL4 Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task. Georgia ELA
  • ELAGSE9-10RL9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare). Georgia ELA

Learning Target
I can create a graphic representation of my cultural identity and present it to my classmates.

Opening Session
Grab your poster and art supplies and get ready for your work day!

Work Session
You will have all day to finish coloring your Frida Kahlo poster. If you don’t finish today, you will need to finish for homework and BRING IT BACK TOMORROW for our gallery walk!

Closing Session
Finish making your notecard and practice explaining your poster to your neighbor.

Summative (poster)

Process (scaffolding), learning style (visual)

AP Lit: Battle Royale, Day 2


  • RL.11-12.1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain. Common Core State Standards English
  • RL.11-12.7 Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem (e.g., recorded or live production of a play or recorded novel or poetry), evaluating how each version interprets the source text. (Include at least one play by Shakespeare and one play by an American dramatist.) Common Core State Standards English
  • RI.11-12.6 Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness, or beauty of the text. Common Core State Standards English

Scholars will be able to identify symbols and understand their meaning in an extended text.

Warm Up
Read to class “A Horation Notion” What do you think it is about?

What part of what we read yesterday was most striking to you? What part was most surprising? What do you think that the author is trying to say?

Work Session

Reading the “Battle Royale” section again, identify various symbolic aspects of the fight scene and how it symbolizes how black people are turned against each other.

Read “What is an initiation story) on page. 296. Answer either question 1 or 2 (student choice)

Closing Session