Monday, January 12, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Week 18, Day 2
Objective: recognize distinctive and shared characteristics of cultures through reading; understand cultural background to literary texts, grade level vocabulary, and listening for understanding.
  1. Bell Work: Edgar Allan Poe is best known for gothic literature. Using your Chromebook, what is gothic literature and what are some of its most distinctive characteristics. Then, tell me what you already know about Edgar Allan Poe or look up some interesting facts about him. (Yes, it must be at least 70 words and have two SAT words on it.) 
  2. Edgar Allan Poe Author Information (p. 288-290) 
  3. Read and take notes on your Author Information Document 
  4. "The Fall of the House of Usher" and "The Raven"--put these on your Literary Terms and Vocabulary Google Doc 
    1. Literary Terms (p. 291) 
      1. Gothic literature 
      2. Single-effect 
    2. Vocabulary (p. 291) 
      1. Importunate 
      2. Munificent 
      3. Equivocal 
      4. Specious 
      5. Anomalous 
      6. Sentience 
  5. Go over Week 18 SAT words on your own using Quizlet.

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