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AP Lang: American Lit Touchstone #1

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 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.

Learning Target: I can demonstrate my knowledge on a cumulative assessment.

Opening Session: Get a laptop!

Work Session: Today we’re taking a touchstone assessment! Log into iRespond and do Touchstone 1 🙂 This is 25 multiple choice questions, given in the read-the-passage-answer-the-question EOC practice format.

Closing Session: Let’s end the day with a debrief of the test we just took and go over some of the answers 🙂

Assessment: Formal (graded assessment)

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding, extended time as needed)

American Lit: Your EOC is TOMORROW!!!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 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.

Learning Target: I can prepare for the American Literature End of Course assessment.

Opening Session: I want to make sure everyone is comfortable going into the test tomorrow, so I’m going to pass out whatever copies I have left of the EOC Cardinal Success packet and talk about logistics of tomorrow. Because if there’s any bad reason to fail, it’s because you didn’t know how to work the test!

Work Session: One last day! One last time! ONE LAST EOC PRACTICE!!!

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After we do this one together, I will give you your own copy to work on, and then we will go over it….BECAUSE TOMORROW IS TEST DAY!

Closing Session:

Eat a good breakfast tomorrow, get a good night’s sleep tonight, and in case you need it, relax with this Oddy Satisfying video 🙂

Assessment: Students will take the American Literature EOC

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding)

 

American Lit: Welcome Back from Break! EOC IN 1 DAY!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 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.

Learning Target: I can prepare for the American Literature End of Course assessment.

Opening Session: Grab a laptop! I want to give you a chance to play around with how the EOC tools will work on the computer. So grab your laptop and go to gaexperienceonline.com!

Click here:

And then here:

And let’s take a few minutes to play with the online tools and learn how to use them! I want you guys to be familiar with the online tools when you go to take the test 🙂

Work Session: Once we go over those online tools, GUESS WHAT?! EOC PRACTICE TIME!!!!!

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After we do this one together, I will give you your own copy to work on, and then we will go over it.

Closing Session: I’ve got ten new vocab words for you today! You will NOT have a vocab quiz this week, though, because of your EOC.

  1. Interloper

(n.) One who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder.

  1. Intrinsic

(adj.) Belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part.

  1. Inveigh

(v.) To make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval.

  1. Lassitude

(n.) Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy.

  1. Millennium

(n.) A period of one thousand years; a period of great joy.

  1. Occult

(adj.) Mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means. (v.) To hide, conceal; eclipse. (n.) Matters involving the supernatural.

  1. Permeate

(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through.

  1. Precipitate

(v.) To fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to. (adj.) Characterized by excessive haste. (n.) Moisture; the product of an action or process.

  1. Stringent

(adj.) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

  1. Surmise

(v.) To think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess. (n.) Likely idea that lacks definite proof.

American Lit: EOC Countdown: 2 days left!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI1 – 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.  

Learning Target: I can cite strong evidence from a text.

Opening Session: Test Taking Strategies: All or None answers

Work Session:  Today we are going to start by doing an EOC review packet together! Check this one out:

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After we go over one together, I want to give you another packet to complete on your own. I will give you a few minutes to work on this by yourself, and then we will go over it together.

Closing Session: Reflect: What can I do to help you prepare for the EOC? What should I plan to do next week on Monday and Tuesday?

Assessment: Informal (class discussions)

Differentiation: Process (Scaffolding)

American Lit: EOC Countdown: 3 days left!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RI1 – 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.  

Learning Target: I can cite strong evidence from a text.

Opening Session: Test Taking Strategies: Tricky Words (aka Game Changers)

Work Session:  Today we are going to start by doing an EOC review packet together! Check this one out:

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After we go over one together, I want to give you another packet to complete on your own. I will give you a few minutes to work on this by yourself, and then we will go over it together.

Closing Session: Write your own EOC question for the passage you read today and challenge a partner to answer it!

Assessment: Informal (class discussions)

Differentiation: Process (Scaffolding)