| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Stop wasting time looking for files and revisions. Connect your Gmail, DriveDropbox, and Slack accounts and in less than 2 minutes, Dokkio will automatically organize all your file attachments. Learn more and claim your free account.

View
 

Senior English

Page history last edited by Judy S. Nelson 2 years, 10 months ago

 

We are more alike:  Maya Angelou

 

UNIT ONE 2016

 

§         “My Name” Poem                                                                           

       Personal Poster                     Dwight.     Don't be Dwight.   ;)

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER PAGE

12th Syllabus 2012 

 

 

Videos for Wednesday October 1st:  

Stranger in the Village :    Read par 4:  I love my hair: Sesame Street 

                                                    Read par 5:    Separate But Not Equal    

                                                       Read par 6 & 7   Devil black peter Nederlands  Black Peter    

 

                                                            Show after par 10:    Gov of Alabama vs Kennedy

 

 

LaDainian Tomlinson meets the child of his family's white slave owner ancestors.

 

Unit 1 2016:  Writing for the Real World

The Eclipse 2017 

 

 

 

Unit Three:  Qualitative Research

 

MAKING OBSERVATIONS FROM SPECIFIC DETAILS:

       

    Click here to go to Norman Rockwell's Breaking Home Ties

  1.      List 10 - 15 specific details you feel are integral to interpreting the meaning of this portrait.
  2.     When you are done with your list, think about the inferences and conclusions you'd make out of the composite of these details.
  3.      Write the story of the picture.  What does it mean? 

 

 

Hotel California:

 

     Listen to the song by the Eagles while looking at the lyrics.    

     Assignment:  One Page Response

     What do the lyrics mean?  Your OPR must:

  •  Examine and critique a theory you found in your research - Cite the source
  •  Use one other piece of research to refute or add credence to the theory you found.   - Cite the source
  •  Include two lines from the lyrics per theory discussed
  • Include your Reader Response lens: where/how your personal experience bumps up against the lyrics on your first read.
  • Include an MLA styled Works Cited list
  • Be word processed NOT double spaced.           Email to jsnelson@jeffco.k12.co.us      

 

 

HEXTER ONE:  MANY VOICES- IDENTITY  AND SELF

                Focus on variations of voice that writers and speakers use within a cultural context to reveal identity through conformity or deviation from the norm.  Understanding the idea that time and place can shift voice without betraying an authentic sense of self.  Exploration of personality, career and professional self.

Genres:  Essays, Poetry, Letters, Journals, Memoranda, Emails, Resumes

§         Letter to Self (Journals)

§         “My Name” Poem                                                                           

       Personal Poster                     Dwight.     Don't be Dwight.   ;)

§         I Believe statements (Journal) and Class Credo Assignment

§         Sample Poetry Analysis: Pr-AP – “Hotel California”

§         Poetry Packet /  Poetry Analysis / Group Analysis Presentation

*      Senior Grammar 1

§         True Colors: Personality Assessment

*        In text Citations Assignment

§         College Essays: Sample Essay Evaluation / Rubric

§         Group Essay Analysis:  IN or OUT

§         Pre-writing:  College Essay Topics

§         College Essay:  rough and final drafts

§         Literary Terms Review:  Sebastian's Voodoo

          Define the following:  protagonist, plot, crisis point, mood, foreshadowing, symbol, allusion, antagonist, irony, theme

 

HEXTER TWO:  STRANGER IN THE VILLAGE

                Focus on two literary techniques:  Stranger in the Village and Archetypal Journey- Understand how authors use these motifs to either promote the values of a time/culture, or use culture clash to suggest change.  Students will both learn origins of traditional American cultural frameworks, but also learn to see “outside the box” and appreciate values of other cultures.  In a value clash, who adjusts?  How?  How can I train my eyes to see what’s been there, but that I haven’t seen before?

Genres:  Epic/Mythological Poetry, Essays, Film, Short  Stories

§  James Baldwin: Stranger in the Village” – essay      Black Peter     Devil black peter Nederlands   1950's PP       I Love My Hair    npr commentary:  

Civil Rights Timeline               Native African Dance     Plantation Dancing  Plantation Dancing explained     stomp    Fats Waller Aint Misbehavin'

Cab Calloway and Nicolas Brothers

  • Historical Lens:   1963/1964   Play both Selma march/King video and Blacks in the military in WWII video - they run consecutively

                              Baldwin wrote his essay in 1955.  1950's PP    (Black players in the NBA history )

§ Annotation/ highlighting   Separate but not Equal   Kennedy's phone convo to Gov of Mississippi     King and Birmingham youth  Little Rock 9, 1963    Civil Rights Act 1964

 

 

 

                                 James Baldwin on the "n" word.

 

§  Beowulf – translation/ selected readings

§  Beowulf quiz – the epic poem

§  Archetypal Journey / Warrior Code - notes

§  Film segments:  Beowulf , Beowulf and Grendel

§  Student essay – comparison/ contrast – textual analysis

 

Critical Lenses - Literary Critical Theory/ Literary Analysis

 

 

Click on the above link to go to the Archetypes page - all content is there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

************

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEXTER THREE:  LITERARY STUDY

                Focus on seeing American culture through an unfamiliar eye.  Students analyze literature using cognitive and metacognitive/ multiple intelligences strategies to comprehend diverse texts.  Students use context clues to interpret figurative words, phrases and unfamiliar dialect.

Genres:  Novel, literary critique, online research

§  Assigned reading -daily

§  Chapter analysis individual/ pairings

§  Level questions

§  Socratic Seminar – oral participation- daily

§  Historical analysis/ synthesis:  One Page Response paper    District Literary Analysis Rubric (11)

§  Final Exam – Their Eyes Were Watching God + Grammar Assessment

 

Technology Project: 

 

Exemplars:  Archetypal Journey Stages

 

     *  Hello by Evanescence

Semester Two:  Plains - CAP Alignment 

 

Sweat Unit:  Zora Neale Hurston 

Sweat:  Zora Neale Hurston

Sweat Questions 1-9

 

 

ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT:  FINAL PROJECT

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD - ZORA NEALE HURSTON

1.  Level Questions Assignment

2.  Chapter 2 Level Questions:  100 pts

 

Chapter 6 Level Questions:  50 pts

Chapter 7 Level Questions:  50 pts

 

Per 2 Calendar       Per 5 Calendar 

CLICK HERE TO GO TO AUDIO FILES FOR THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD

 

 

 QUICK WRITES: 

 

UTube Quickwrite (25 points) OK Go: This Too Shall Pass  03/25/10

Quickwrite - Team Hoyt video - Ironman

There's an App for that... mobile music

Internet virtual choir

Tianna

 

OTHELLO UNIT

Scene Assignments: Progressive Othello Redux 

Othello Assignments 1& 2 

PROJECT: Progressive Othello Redux

 

     OTHELLO SCREENPLAY

 

 

DIGITAL MEDIA PROJECT 

April/ May Projects- Putting it All Together: 

Senior Technology Project 2010 aka Digital Media project

 

50% - D Tutorial for Vuvox: student sample

     * No screenshots/images

     * Vague- often unclear

     * Paragraph form not user friendly

     * Contains unnecessary information

     * No attention to detail

 

B Tutorial for Photostory 3: student sample

     * Contains screenshots +

     * Steps are organized/ listed/ bulleted +

     * Presentation is user-friendly +

     * Lacks attention to specifics/ details regarding process -

     * Lacks icons / graphics specific to steps within a page -

 

An A Tutorial

  •      Is created by you, clearly identifies the product to be created, AND
    • Contains screenshots
    • Is organized
    • Is easy to follow / uses lists & bullets
    • Provides specific detail to completing steps involved
    • Is complete enough for a first-time user to follow and successfully create what you did. 

 OR

  • Is created by some outside source, AND
    • Contains links to other tutorials (at least 3 total)
    • Demonstrates pros and cons of each version you present
    • Demonstrates why the tutorial you recommend is the best 
    • OR - adds necessary elements to the tutorials you found to make them more user friendly/ complete. 

 

Vuvox collage homepage

Sample Vuvox collage:  explore - What happened to Lindsay Lohan? - student collage - very simple

Una Collage en Espanol - advanced - 17 "hotspots"

 

Vuvox Tutorial page - Vuvox website

google search:  vuvox tutorial 

 

Moviemaker exemplar:  Trey - A Perfect Circle, "Imagine" cover

 

Remember to actually do a google search for tutorials for your media software.  Lots of good ones already exist!

 

FINAL PROJECT

 

Senior Work Agreement

Senior 2010 Final Project:  Movie Proposal - Text to Screen

 

BEST  - Storyboard Template-   found at Storyboardblog.com

 

      Whatever template you use, be sure to include ALL the following on YOUR STORYBOARD:

              * FX = Camera angle term (ie POV) + movement term (if any) +  outlined direction arrows/ boxes 

              * Action - explanation of what we should visualize the subjects of the frame as doing.

              * Sound (noises, dialogue, music)

            - any other special effects or treatment you will be adding to the finished film 

 

Extra Credit Section - Final Project:  Discoveries in Science launch concepts for movies

  The Science Behind Marvel Comics' New Cosmic Tale

   Terrifying Science News 

Read the above articles.  Write a One-page Response (25 pts) Due Friday, May 7th.

Use new research- be original- to pump up the "wilfull suspension of disbelief" factor in your movie proposal!

 

 

Exemplar Presentations:  Movie Proposal

     Deltoro:  Brandon  

 

Week 04/16/2012-04/20/2012

 

http://prezi.com/hc9v_nghiocf/reflective-presentation/

 

Guidelines for Reflective presentation to go with prezi.docx 

 

First Warm up_Reflective Presentation.docx  

 

 

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT 2017-18

Be sure to have your JeffCo Library Card username and number.  You will need this to access scholarly research databases.

These will be essential to writing a quality report.

 

JeffCo Research Databases  -   User Name:     Arvada High

                                                  LOGIN:           240956441

 

What makes a good qualitative research topic?  Click here and find out... 

 

Assignment:  Kinds of QRR   Watch the slideshow:  https://www.slideshare.net/NajibullahSafi/an-introduction-to-qualitative-research

Complete the handout:  Slideshow Notes

 

Document - Research Report Overview- CAP

 

JeffCo grading rubric - Qualitative Research  Report

 

PROPOSAL TEMPLATE

Proposal Points value:  100

 

QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT INSTRUCTIONS/CONTENTS

Report Points value:  500

 

Due Dates Calendar - Link to Nelson's GOOGLE site, where the Google Calendar for this project lives.

 

 

Link to JeffCo Research Databases:        CLICK HERE

 

Need questions for personality types?  Learning Styles? Thinking Styles?  Confidence tests?  Click here.

Need help selecting personality types?  Start with a wiki search.  Use wikipedia to refine your search by credible, research-based personality types.

wikipedia: personality types

 

Motivational Behavior scales/theories and questionnaires can be found here:  Self-Determination Theory

What is Intrinsic/Extrinsic/Amotivation?  pdf

Take Oprah's "What Motivates You?" quiz

 

Why use Library Databases?  You're connecting to Academic, Scholarly, Highly credentialed articles, rather than uncredentialed, amateur, or often biased sources.   

Now log onto Jeffco Public Library Research Databases/ Databases A-Z/  Academic Search Premier.  Use the link above.

As you search, use the TAGS each article uses to REFINE YOUR SEARCH.  Better, more specific TAGS lead to better results.

Remember to go past Academic Search Premier.

 

You don't need to re-invent the wheel.  Use the resources that are out there.  Cite your sources!!!

Remember, you are matching up two sets of criteria (like personality and sports, or music) so it's your INFERENCES and ANALYSIS based on your Qualitative Research that will be unique.  

 

 

Sample student presentation slideshows:

The Power of Suggestibility.ppt     this is a B+/A- presentation.  The only "slide" missing that makes this presentation short of an "A" is some quote from research that indicates that a person's sensory perception is susceptible to suggestion, cited.

 

PPt Presentation Criteria:

2-5 slides.

Graph or chart of your data

Your "best" findings/ discovery

At least one direct quote from research, cited MLA

Your conclusions.

 

Be willing to share verbally:  Best part of this process/ your research, and most frustrating aspect of process.

 

100 pts.  Be aware - attendance to presentations earns you 50 pts per day.  Attendance is mandatory.

 

 

REFLECTIVE PRESENTATION 2015:

 

CBS News Piece:  Randy Pausch

TEACHERTUBE RANDY PAUSCH LAST LECTURE CLEAN VIDEO SEARCH

Randy Pausch's The Last Lecture:  Complete version

 

You've already seen Randy Pausch's digital media presentation about a story from his life and a lesson learned that he'd like to pass along. 

 

For your final, you will do the same, only on a much smaller scale:  one story, one lesson, that you'll share with your class of fellow graduates on Friday, May 8th.

Click HERE to go to the Instructions page for your Digital Media Reflective Presentation

 

Comments (1)

Judy S. Nelson said

at 2:52 pm on Apr 13, 2009

If you need clarification, write me something like the following: Nelson, one of the url links from the Harlem Renaissance websearch doesn't work. Suggestions? Call me... 5) 867-5309 Jennie (ps - do you know who put my number on the wall?)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.