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  1. “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield(1888-1923; raised in colonial New Zealand, then moved to Great Britain) Objectives: Students will study elements of plot, characterization, point of view, setting, and theme in a short story. Sit in pods with like numbers. 6 groups. Vocab 3 quiz will be Monday. Love your words a little every day for best results. WTJ Checkpoint #3 starts Thursday.Includes entries WTJ 13-21.

  2. Misc. Business • Form 6 groups/pairs if not done already. • You will need to have your student ID on you next Monday. We will go to the library to check out the next book we need for next week.

  3. Update on college essays: The deadlines have been pushed back one week:An online peer review will be available for you to participate in beginning Oct. 21st. To participate, you will submit your essay to www.turnitin.com by Oct. 20 at 11:30 p.m. You must get online and register/enroll in www.turnitin.com. Use your real name and your k12 school issued e-mail address! Only I will see who submitted a paper and who wrote the reviews as long as you do not use your name in your essay or have it on the essay "paper."Our turnitin code is 6936154. password = bull See http://turnitin.com/en_us/support/help-center; Search "How to write a peer review in PeerMark - Student" Reviews must be completed between Oct. 21 and Oct. 26th at 11:59 p.m. Reviews will be posted Oct. 27th at 12:10 a.m. for you to see.Consider your peer’s suggestions and comments and improve your essay. One-on-one conferences will be scheduled for 11-4 to 11-8.

  4. Poll + PWB • Go to Edmodo and take the poll there about college essays. • Hand in your essay for The Poisonwood Bible to the front table if you are done with your reflection and your revision work (if required or optional). • Fire up your work with “Miss Brill” for today. WTJ #19.

  5. Popcorn Read & Plot Summaries • Full paragraph, then popcorn someone quickly so as not to lose the flow. • With expression, but not silliness.  • Share plot summaries.

  6. Fun facts about Fish • Brill • A flat fish related to the turbot and whiting, with inferior taste to the turbot (according the Oxford English Dictionary) • Notoriously poor vision • Naming implications?

  7. Continue your WTJ #19 • Write down your answer to this question without mentioning anything about the plot: • What is the story “Miss Brill” about? (theme topic + author’s message about that topic = theme statement) • Share in pods. • Share with class.

  8. For Tuesday: • Fix, if necessary, your plot summary to include all the parts of plot, including exposition, an articulation of conflict(s), rising action, climax, falling action, and dénouement. Be concise but specific. • Fix/Write a smokin' good thematic statement for the story. (theme topic + story's message about that topic = theme statement)

  9. “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield Objectives: Students will study elements of plot, characterization, point of view, setting, and theme in a short story. Day 2 Sit in same groups as Monday.

  10. Pod Work • In each pod, write down ideas for your assigned method of characterization. Be sure to support your claims with evidence from the text. Prepare to present. • Here’s the prompt: How does Mansfield use _________(method)___ to characterize Miss Brill? • Group 1 – setting • Group 2 – parallel characters • Group 3 – narrative point of view • Group 4 – symbolism • Group 5 – dramatic irony • Group 6 – plot/structure

  11. For Wednesday • WTJ #19, Part III,  "Miss Brill" - due tomorrow. No late work as we will use these in class. • Write at least two hearty paragraphs analyzing how Mansfield characterizes Miss Brill. • Remember - Expose, Excerpt, Explain. • Use your topic sentence as a mini-thesis to set up your analysis of how the author characterizes Miss Brill. • Then show how you know by using textual references and explaining them to support your topic sentence. 
 

  12. Stuff • All PWB essays should be handed back in by now. Put them on the front table. • WTJ check point #3 starts Friday. • Should have entries WTJ 13-21 all on a single document in your AP Lit folder named WTJ PWB2. (#21 is today’s assignment for Thursday.) • Make sure you have shared with me so that I can “edit.” • Make sure ALL entries are CLEARLY labeled and in order by number. If I have to figure out the entry due to poor or missing labeling, you will lose points. • A: ALL STUDENTS: You must get online and register/enroll in www.turnitin.com. Use your k12 school issued e-mail address! • Our class ID is 6936154. pwd = bull • You will write an in-class essay Monday and submit it to www.turnitin.com before the class ends. If you have to do enroll during class, you will have robbed yourself of time to write the essay as time to write will not be extended nor will passes be issued. • IF YOU HAVE A PLANNED ABSENCE MONDAY: Send me an e-mail, and I will reply with instructions for what to do to be ready for Tuesday.

  13. More Stuff: IR Unit • Go to the main page of my website in the next couple of days and complete the form: Form for titles chosen for independent reading unit. • Goodreads.com is a good resource for description of books. Beware reading reviews though – tend ot have plot spoilers. • Clarification of groups and book choice options:At least two people from the same class period must read the same book. As many people as want to can read the same book, but papers will be in pairs or groups of three. Plan to have the book read by Nov. 7th or earlier.Pairs or groups of three will write a collaborative paper to an AP prompt. Details will come later. 

  14. Reminder oncollege essays: An online peer review will be available for you to participate in beginning Oct. 21st. To participate, you will submit your essay to www.turnitin.com by Oct. 20, this Saturday night, at 11:30 p.m. You must get online and register/enroll in www.turnitin.com. Use your real name and your k12 school issued e-mail address! Only I will see who submitted a paper and who wrote the reviews as long as you do not use your name in your essay or have it on the essay "paper."Our turnitin code is 6936154. password = bull See http://turnitin.com/en_us/support/help-center; Search "How to write a peer review in PeerMark - Student" Reviews must be completed between Oct. 21 and Oct. 26th at 11:59 p.m. Reviews will be posted Oct. 27th at 12:10 a.m. for you to see.Consider your peer’s suggestions and comments and improve your essay. One-on-one conferences will be scheduled for 11-4 to 11-8.

  15. For Friday: WTJ #21 • Vocab 3 quiz. • WTJ #21: • Read, reread, and reread and heavily annotate ("beautifully ugly") excerpt from The Toughest Indian in the World by Sherman Alexie. • Write hearty, specific answers to the questions "Using Skills to Understand the Passage." -NO LATE WORK. Must have in class tomorrow for lesson.

  16. “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield Objectives: Students will study elements of plot, characterization, point of view, setting, and theme in a short story. Day 3 Coding for Analysis

  17. Coding for Analysis • Coding key • Samples • Already coded • One to do together • Now you do one of your own paragraphs.

  18. Share & Improve • Discuss. • Everyone: Deepen your analysis. • For each of the your paragraphs, insert or add at least one sentence (more than one if you need to) of analytical commentary to deep the analysis. (Or evidence cited, or examples, or whatever is needed to improve your paragraph.) So what? So what? So what? • Boldface your additions. • Share.

  19. Share “smokin’ good” thematic statements from past years • Share student samples (see Google doc) • Ideas for use when prompt doesn’t require? • Use as pithy close. • Use in the intro with tag.