PLEASE READ THIS! While our school is shut down and we are working from home, all of Mr. Roggenkamp's classes will be run from Google Classroom. You should have received an invitation to your new Google Classroom class for Mr. Roggenkamp. If you have not, or if you have any questions at all, please contact Mr. Roggenkamp by email.
I am available for live, individual consultation using Google Hangouts upon request and at your scheduled class meeting time. If you would like to meet, please let me know 24 hours in advance.
In-class, group activity using our Google group to create chain stories using logical connectors (and logical fallacies for extra credit). The teacher will assign a logical connector for each round of writing, and that connector must be used in each group's contribution.
Discuss Language and Style: Transitions, p 440. Complete the Practice and Apply section using your Explore Space essay. On Friday, you will peer review your essays and suggest where transitions can be added do improve the essay.
We will brainstorm a short list of popular movies and novels that include a hero's journey. You will outline your chosen movie or book according to Josepth Campbell's Monomyth. If we have time, we might do an example as a class for The Wizard of Oz.
Your Hero's Journey - Using the Hero's Journey template, create a timeline with short descriptions of what happens at each stage for a Hero's Journey of your own creation. Superpowers are allowed, but your story must be based in Misawa. Be original!
Your Hero's Journey outline due the last class of the week. You can use this template if you like. Remember that your story must take place in Misawa. For those of you having difficulty with this activity, we will be discussing the Rebob and Mabel Syrup Challenge.
Deliverable: Post at least one comment to the class Google Group in which you express your general reaction or thoughts to the article. Also, respond to at least one posting from a classmate. Links: A1 Google Group | A3 Google Group. These groups are also linked in our main menu at left.
Week 12: Week of 20-Apr-2020, Mon no school for students, Tue B day
And of Clay Are We Created outline due. You will be comparing elements of the story with elements of COVID-19 manifestation in the US. UPDATE: This outline will use the chart for the activity Making Connections on our Google Class.
Week 13: Week of 27-Apr-2020, B
And of Clay Are We Created essay due
Week 14: Week of 04-May-2020, A
Pre-reading activities for The Lottery: Brainstorm word associations for 'the lottery'. Deliver as list or mindmap.
Read The Lottery
Week 15: Week of 11-May-2020, B
Project for The Lottery due: Options of deliverble media in which you explore symbolism, foreshadowing, and irony in The Lottery. Options include mindmap, website, video, etc.
Week 16: Week of 25-May-2020, Mon no school for students, Tue B day
Pre-reading activities for The Death of a Salesman