Daily Lesson Plans
English 12 2019-2020
10/18- No school/Teacher Inservice
10/7- Kahoot!: Medieval times. KWL: Medieval Romance Literature. Watch Mr. Osborn explain and introduce the unit.
10/8- PP Notes: Background Medieval Period and Characteristics of Medieval Romance Literature. Read "The Crowning of Arthur" through Arthur's birth.
10/9- Finish PP notes. Read from "The Mists of Avalon."
10/10- Watch clip from Disney's The Sword in the Stone. Play Kahoot! to review the clip. Finish reading "The Crowing of Arthur."Vocab bell ringer. Kahoot! "The Crowning of Arthur." Clip: "Monty Python and the Quest For the Holy Grail."
10/11- Quiz: "The Crowing of Arthur" and "The Mists of Avalon." Quickwrite: Chivalry and Dating Roles
9/30- Finish draft.
10/1- Rotate through stations to peer edit drafts.
10/2- Final work day to revise and edit papers. Submit to turnitin.com by Friday.
10/3- Introduce the Medieval time period and the legend of King Arthur. Watch clip from the movie, Merlin, to gain background information.
10/4- Finish Merlin. Turn in movie questions/answers.
9/23- Compare and contrast the original Beowulf epic with the movie.
9/24- Compare and contrast the original Beowulf epic with the movie. Develop thesis statements.
9/25- Finalize thesis statements and draft the introduction.
9/26- Map out the three body paragraphs.
9/27- Draft body paragraph one.
9/16- Review Anglo-Saxon time period and Beowulf. HW: Study for tomorrow's Beowulf test.
9/17- Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf test.
9/18- Watch Beowulf.
9/19- Watch Beowulf.
9/20- Finish Beowulf movie. Write a review of the movie focusing on how well it portrays the original epic's setting, characters, plot, and theme.
9/9- Review Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf vocab. Finish Grendel's mother's lair and battle comic.
9/10- Anglo-Saxon/Beowulf vocab and reading quiz. Read "Beowulf's Last Battle."
9/11- Watch clips from The Hobbit and compare the epics.
9/12- Watch clips from The Hobbit and compare dragons.
9/13- Read "The Death of Beowulf" and "Mourning Beowulf." Complete study guide questions and submit.
9/2- No school. Labor Day.
9/3- Supply check. Make vocab flashcards. Read "Beowulfl" and complete study guide.
9/4- Read "The Battle with Grendel."
9/5- Watch the rap battle between Grendel and Beowulf. Finish Beowulf packet and submit.
9/6- Read "Grendel's Mother" and "The Battle with Grendel's Mother." Begin Grendel's mother's lair and battle comic.
8/26- Anglo-Saxons and Beowulf Unit Overview: KWL Brit. Lit. Discuss Tolkien's role in Beowulf's lasting impact. Watch youtube: "Mr. Osborn introduces the Anglo-Saxons." Define scop, epic narrative, and Anglo-Saxon. Play Kahoot! Intro to epic narratives
8/27- Notes from textbook pages 22-27: Historical Context and A History of Invasion. Youtube: Top 10 Fascinating Facts about the Anglo-Saxons.
8/28- Notes: Cultural Influences. Read from Beowulf: "Grendel."
8/29- Kahoot! Anglo-Saxons.
8/30- Quickwrite. HW: Supply check will be Tuesday. Please have your binders ready.
8/20- First day of classes for freshmen and sophomores. Seniors need to complete a job shadow or college visit and submit the appropriate documentation to their advisors.
8/21- Syllabus overview, supply list distribution, and get-to-know-you questionnaire. Snowball activity: One thing my classmates don't already know.
8/22- ONE WORD. See the video here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CShvhZ7D0fg Students will carefully choose their words.
8/23- Write letter to graduating self and how your one word will be incorporated into senior year to make it the best year yet.