English 9

English 9 Class Summary

Writing Rubric

Paragraph Pre-writing Format (Web)


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WEEK OF 5/1/17

Monday, May 1, 2017

Summary:

Complete prewrite for essay in class

Handouts: None

HW: Finish prewrite if not done in class

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Summary:

Computer lab – begin rough draft of TKAM essay

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Summary:

Computer lab – finish rough draft of TKAM essay

Handouts: None

HW: Finish rough draft by Friday for peer review

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Summary:

Guest Speaker: Shakespeare’s English

(Per 5: Pippin’s recap of guest speaker)

Handouts: None

HW: Rough draft of TKAM essay due tomorrow for peer review

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Summary:

Peer review TKAM essay

Create revision goals

Handouts: None

HW: Finish rough draft if not done



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WEEK OF 4/24/17

Monday, April 24, 2017

Summary:

TKAM, Reading Quiz, ch 22-27

Develop motif mind maps

Continue movie

Handouts: None

HW: TKAM, ch 29-31 (end)

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 (SBA schedule – periods 1 & 5 only)

Summary:

Finish movie

Finish mind maps

Choose a motif for TKAM essay

Meet in groups to develop thematic statement

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Summary:

(Per 2 – see Tuesday summary)

Develop body paragraph webs for prewrite

Find text evidence (quotes) for body paragraphs

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017 (SBA schedule – period 2 only)

Summary:

(Per 2 only – See Wednesday’s summary)

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Summary:

Minilesson: Introduction and Conclusion paragraphs

Continue prewrite (quotes, elaboration, intro & conclusion paragraphs)

Handouts: None

HW: Finish finding textual evidence for essay if not done in class




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WEEK OF 4/17/17


Monday, April 17, 2017

Summary:

Review ethos/pathos/logos

Watch Atticus’s closing argument

Handouts: None

HW: TKAM, ch 21-22; Vocab quiz Friday on TKAM, pt 3 words

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (SBA schedule – periods 1 & 5 only)

Summary:

TKAM Reading Quiz, ch 19-22

Read aloud and discuss Atticus’s closing argument

Handouts: Ethos/pathos/logos wkst

HW: Read TKAM, ch 23

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Summary:

(Per 2 – see Tuesday’s summary)

Kahoot – practice TKAM vocab Part 3

Discuss ethos/pathos/logos in groups

Continue TKAM movie

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 24

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017 (SBA schedule – period 2 only)

Summary:

(Per 2 – See Wednesday’s summary)

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 25-26

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Summary:

TKAM vocab quiz, Part 3

Discuss tea party in ch 24

Fragrant Ladies worksheet (role models of femininity for Scout)

Handouts: Fragrant Ladies

HW: Read TKAM, ch 27-28


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WEEK OF 4/10/17

Monday, April 10, 2017

Summary:

Review 4 mind-maps and add details

Read TKAM, ch 15 in class and then listen to jail scene reading

Discuss Scout as unreliable narrator in Chapter 15

Handouts: None

HW: TKAM, ch 15; Vocab quiz Friday on TKAM, pt 2 words

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Summary:

TKAM Reading Quiz, ch 12-15

Watch jail scene in TKAM movie

Introduce vocabulary words for TKAM, pt 3

Handouts: Vocab template

HW: Read TKAM, ch 16

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Summary:

Kahoot TKAM vocab words, pt 2

Introduce Trial Evidence Chart – start reading ch 17 in class to collect Heck Tate’s testimony

Handouts: Trail Evidence Chart

HW: Read TKAM, ch 17

 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Summary:

Share out textual evidence from Trial Evidence Chart from ch 17

Read ch 18 in class and collect testimony from Bob and Mayella Ewell

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 18

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Summary:

TKAM Reading Quiz, ch 16-18

TKAM, Pt 2 Vocab Quiz

Watch movie through Ewell’s testimony

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 19-20

 

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Spring Break 4/3/17-4/7/17

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Week of 3/27/17

Monday, March 27, 2017

Summary:

TKAM Reading quiz, ch 8-9

Web and write Ms. Maudie paragraph based on integrated quotes from Friday

Handouts: None

HW: TKAM, ch 10

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Summary:

Watch first half of TKAM movie

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 11

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Summary:

Discuss ch 10-11 and opposing definitions of courage

Begin Ms Dubose paragraph

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 12

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Summary:

Kahoot for TKAM vocab, part 2 (test Friday 4/14)

Finish Ms. Dubose paragraph

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 13-14

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

No school – Conferences, and then Spring Break!



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Week of 3/20/17

Monday, March 20, 2017

Summary:

Read “How a Southerner Licked Intolerance”

Answer Questions

Handouts: Article, questions

HW: TKAM, pt 1 vocab quiz Friday; Read TKAM, ch 5


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Summary:

Perfect paragraph web and prompt: In Chapter 3 of To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus tells Scout, “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” Find two examples that support the truth of this theme in “Marigolds,” “After You, My Dear Alphonse,” and/or “How a Southerner Licked Intolerance.” Discuss how the examples support the theme.

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 6

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Summary:

Reading Quiz: TKAM, ch 3-6

Introduce four main motifs: Courage, Compassion, Intolerance and Coming-of-Age

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 7

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Summary:

TKAM, pt 2 vocab words

Kahoot TKAM, pt 1 vocab

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 8; TKAM pt 1 vocab quiz Friday

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Summary:

TKAM, pt 1 vocab quiz

Miss Maudie quote integration practice

Handouts: None

HW: Read TKAM, ch 9


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Week of 3/6/17

Monday, March 6, 2017

Summary:

Peer review Beauty Standards Essay

Handouts: None

HW: Final draft due Wednesday 3/8

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab - revise Beauty Standards Essay

Handouts: None

HW: Finish prewriting

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Summary:

Turn in Beauty Standards Essay with rubric

Introduct “Marigolds” vocabulary words – Quiz Fri 3/17

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Summary:

Read “Marigolds” and complete comprehension check

“Marigolds” literary elements worksheet

Handouts: “Marigolds” story; comprehension check; literary elements wkst

HW: None

 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Summary:

Review “Marigolds” literary elements worksheet

“Marigolds” quote integration practice

Kahoot vocabulary practice

Handouts: Quote Integration worksheet

HW: Vocab quiz 3/17


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WEEK OF 2/27/17

Monday, February 27, 2017

Summary:

Minilesson: Introduction and conclusion paragraphs

Continue prewriting

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Summary:

Minilesson: citation and acknowledgment paragraph

Continue prewriting

Handouts: None

HW: Finish prewriting

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Summary:

Computer lab: start rough draft

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Summary:

Continue rough draft

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, March 3, 2017

Summary:

Finish rough draft

Handouts: None

HW: finish rough draft for Monday Peer Review


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WEEK OF 2/20/17

 

Monday, February 20, 2017 – President’s Day – No School

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Summary:

Read article: “Forced to be Fat”

Unit test: Multiple choice quiz on “Forced to be Fat”

Handouts: Article and quiz

HW: None

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Summary:

Assign beauty standards essay

Develop thesis statements and reasons

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Summary:

Start pre-writing body paragraphs of essay

Find evidence/quotes/sources

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Summary:

Prewrite elaboration of body paragraphs

Handouts: None

HW: None



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WEEK OF 2/13/17

Monday, February 13, 2017

Summary:

Perfect paragraph and web based on “Seven Ways Beauty Industry” and “This Underwear Company” articles

Write claim and find quotes

Use quote integration worksheet to embed two selected quotes

Complete web

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Summary:

Finish Perfect Paragraph

Period 1- Thesis Statement Development practice

Handouts: (Per 1 – Social Media and Beauty articles)

HW: None

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Summary:

Article: “The Science of Storytelling

Article: “Laugh at Celebrity Magazines

Handouts: (Per 2 & 5 – Social Media and Beauty Articles); Storytelling article; Celebrity Mag article

HW: None

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Summary:

Minilesson: Multiple choice strategies

Multiple Choice questions re: “Laugh at Celebrity Magazines”

Handouts: M/C Questions

HW: None

 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Summary:

Opinion Essay: Beauty Pageants

Reading Quiz: M/C Questions re: Beauty Pageant essay

Handouts: Essay, quiz

HW: None



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Week of 2/16/17


Monday, February 6, 2017 – No school: Snow Day

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Summary:

Finish reading and annotating “APA Task Force Report on Sexualization of Girls”

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Summary:

Minilesson: Ethos/pathos/logos

Identify ethos/pathos/logos in each paragraph of “APA Task Force Report”

Handouts: Ethos/pathos/logos worksheet

HW: None

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Summary:

Counselors: Personal Four-year Plan

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, February 10, 2017

Summary:

Review ethos/pathos/logos worksheet

Quiz: Main idea/Context clues in “APA Task Force Report”

Articles: “Seven Ways the Beauty Industry Convinced Women That They Weren’t Good Enough” and “This Underwear Company Wants To Change Our Idea of the 'Perfect' Male Body”

Highlight “Underwear” article statements that criticize unrealistic beauty standards

Handouts: Quiz; Beauty Industry Article; Underwear Co Article

HW: None


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WEEK OF 1/30/17

Monday, January 30, 2017 – No school

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Summary:

Introduction to Beauty Standards unit: Photoshopping from around the world

Agree/Disagree informal debate

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Summary:

Read article: “Beholding Beauty”

Annotate article and discuss

“Beholding Beauty” Main Idea worksheet

Handouts: Article, Worksheet

HW: None

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Summary:

Read article: “Face of Beauty” and compare to “Beholding Beauty”

Web and write a “perfect” paragraph with a claim that both articles support, with a supporting quote from each article, and elaboration of each quote.

Handouts: Article

HW: None

 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Summary:

Watch Tree Change Dolls video clip

Read "APA Report of the Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls"

Handouts: Article

HW: None



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WEEK OF 1/23/17

Monday, January 23, 2017

Summary:

Main Idea Quiz

Handouts: Quiz

HW: None

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Summary:

Identifying Central Idea

Central idea v Main idea

Handouts: 2 worksheets

HW: Finish Main idea v Central idea if not done in class

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Summary:

Review Main idea v Central idea wkst

Review for final exam

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Thursday, January 26, 2017 (1st, 3rd periods) / Friday, January 27, 2017

Summary:

Semester 1 Final Exam

Handouts: Exam with Scantron

HW: None



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WEEK OF 1/16/17

Monday, January 16, 2017 – MLK Day – no school

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Summary:

Turn in Magical Realism stories

Minilesson: Identifying Main Idea

Pretest: Identifying Main Idea

Handouts: Pretest

HW: None

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Summary:

Identifying Main Idea: Cut-and-paste manipulatives

Handouts: 3 packets (Incas, Siv, Raisins)

HW: None

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Summary:

Study guide for Semester 1 Final

Practice: Distinguishing topic, main idea, supporting detail

Worksheet: Articulating Main Idea

Group share-out and discussion of worksheet

Handouts: Articulating Main Idea wkst

HW: None

 

Friday, January 20, 2017

Summary:

Practice Identifying Main Idea

Worksheets: Write main idea and identify two supporting details

Handouts: MI/SD worksheets

HW: None

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WEEK OF 1/9/17


Monday, January 9, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab – write Magical Realism short story

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab – write Magical Realism short story

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab – write Magical Realism short story

Handouts: None

HW: None

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Summary:

Peer review Magical Realism short story

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab – revise Magical Realism short story

Handouts: None

HW: None

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Week of 1/2/17

Monday, January 2, 2017 – No school

 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Summary:

Review elements of magic realism and short story plots

Magic Realism short story planning (character, magic, conflict)

Handouts: Planning Chart

HW: None

 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Summary:

Magic Realism short story planning (plot outline)

Handouts: Plot Planning Chart

HW: None

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Summary:

Short story assignment description and rubric

Minilesson: Dialogue punctuation, verb tense consistency, pacing

Handouts: Worksheets; rubric

HW: None

 

Friday, January 6, 2017

Summary:

Computer Lab: Begin first draft of Magic Realism Short Story

Handouts: None

HW: None


 
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Week of 12/12/16

Monday, December 12, 2016

Summary:

Lit Group Work: Motif activities

Handouts: Motif worksheet for novels

HW: Study for Vocab Test Wednesday 12/14

 

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Summary:

Vocabulary Check

Vocabulary Study Games

Handouts: None

HW: Study for Vocab Test Wednesday 12/14

 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Summary:

Vocab Quiz

Background lesson: Spanish Civil War powerpoint

Start watching Pan’s Labyrinth

Handouts: Pan’s Labyrinth Magic Realism Chart

HW: None

 

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Summary:

Continue watching Pan’s Labyrinth

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Summary:

Finish watching Pan’s Labyrinth

Finish Pan’s Labyrinth Magic Realism chart

Handouts: None

HW: None



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Week of 12/5/16

Monday, December 5, 2016

Summary:

Work on Character ID Chart and vocabulary chart

Handouts: None

HW: Ocean: ch 12; Like Water: pp 219-224, 229-233; Bless Me: ch 14; 100 Yrs: ch 16

 

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 13; Like Water: pp 234-end; Bless Me: ch 15; 100 Yrs: ch 17

 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Summary:

Context Clue quiz

Handouts: None

HW: Ocean: ch 14; Bless Me: ch 16; 100 Yrs: ch 18

 

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: Ch 15 & Epilogue; Bless Me: ch 17; 100 Yrs: ch 19

 

Friday, December 9, 2016

Summary:

Elements of Magic Realism worksheet

HandoutsElements of Magic Realism worksheet

HW: 100 Yrs: ch 20



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Week of 11/28/16

Monday, November 28, 2016

Summary:

Choice of expression (mindmap, illustration, written analysis): How does magic manifest itself in your novel? What is the recurring motif that challenges “the possible”? Explain to group and turn in.

Handouts: None

HW: Ocean: ch 9, 2nd half; Like Water: pp 149-159; Bless Me: ch 14; 100 Yrs: ch 12

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 10, 1st half; Like Water: pp 165-175; Bless Me: ch 15; 100 Yrs: ch 13

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Summary:

Context Clue quiz

Handouts: None

HW: Ocean: ch 10 2nd half; Like Water: 176-181, 187-193; Bless Me: ch 16; 100 Yrs: ch 14

 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 11; Like Water: pp 209-219; Bless Me: ch 17; 100 Yrs: ch 15

 

Friday, November 25, 2016 – Teacher Professional Development Day – No school


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Week of 11/21/16

Monday, November 21, 2016

Summary:

Analyze title words of novel for connotation and prediction

Read and define 5 unfamiliar words using context clue worksheet

Vocabulary check for 100 Years of Solitude

New vocabulary list for Ocean, H2O, BMU

Handouts: Context clue chart

HW: Ocean: ch 8, 1st half; Like Water: pp 107-118; Bless Me: ch 11; 100 Yrs: ch 9

 

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Summary:

Discuss title words and predictions

Literary Discussion Groups

Vocabulary check for Ocean, H2O, BMU

New vocabulary list for 100 Yrs

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 8, 2nd half; Like Water: pp 123-133; Bless Me: ch 12; 100 Yrs: ch 10; Vocab quiz tomorrow

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Summary:

Vocabulary Quizzes

Work on next vocabulary list, character ID charts, etc

Handouts: None

HW: Ocean: ch 9 1st half; Like Water: 133-139; 145-149; Bless Me: 13; 100 Yrs: ch 11

 

Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016 – Thanksgiving Break


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Week of 11/14/16

Monday, November 14, 2016

Summary:

Context Clue Practice

Handouts: Context clue worksheet #1

HW: Ocean: ch 3; Like Water: pp 47-60; Bless Me: ch 4 & 5; 100 Yrs: ch 4

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Vocabulary check for 100 Years of Solitude

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 4; Like Water: pp 65-73; Bless Me: ch 6; 100 Yrs: ch 5

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Summary:

Context clues practice

Handouts: Context Clues wkst #2

HW: Ocean: ch 5; Like Water: 73-81; Bless Me: ch 7 & 8; 100 Yrs: ch 6

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Summary:

Literary Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HW: Ocean: ch 6; Like Water: pp 87-94; Bless Me: ch 9; 100 Yrs: ch 7

 

Friday, November 18, 2016

Summary:

Character ID Charts – due at end of book

Handouts: Character ID charts

HW: Ocean: ch 7; Like Water: pp 94-101; Bless Me: ch 10; 100 Yrs: ch 8


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Week of 11/7/16

Monday, November 7, 2016

Summary:

Book Teasers: Choose book according reading level and check out

Background information for each book

Handouts: Book Teasers, Background Information articles for 100 Years of Solitude, Bless Me, Ultima, and Like Water for Chocolate

HW: None

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Summary:

Assign reading schedule

Meet in groups to assign roles and establish norms

Assign vocabulary for each book

Handouts: Reading schedule bookmarks for One Hundred Years of Solitude, Bless Me, Ultima, Like Water for Chocolate and The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Vocabulary lists, Vocabulary Templates

HW: Ocean: ch 1; Like Water: pp 5-16; Bless Me: ch 1; 100 Yrs: ch 1


Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Summary:

Context clues pretest

Context clues minilesson

Handouts: Pretest with article

HWOcean: ch 2; Like Water: pp 16-19; 25-31; Bless Me: ch 2; 100 Yrs: ch 2

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Summary:

Discussion Groups

Handouts: Lit Group Packets

HWOcean: ch 3; Like Water: pp 31-41; Bless Me: ch 3; 100 Yrs: ch 3

 

Friday, November 11, 2016 – No School – Veteran’s Day


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Week of 10/31/16

Monday, October 31, 2016

Summary:

Powerpoint: Elements of Magic Realism

Vocabulary for “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”

Read “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”

Handouts: Story; Vocabulary template

HW: Vocab Quiz Friday 11/4

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Summary:

Kahoot Vocabulary practice

Elements of Magic Realism in “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”

Handouts: Magic Realism Worksheet

HW: Vocab Quiz Friday 11/4

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Summary:

Library Presentation

Handouts: None

HW: Vocab Quiz Friday 11/4

 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Summary:

Kahoot Vocabulary practice

Literary Devices in “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”

Handouts: None

HW: Vocab Quiz Friday 11/4

 

Friday, November 4, 2016

Summary:

Vocabulary Quiz

Vocab Quiz Friday 11/4

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

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Week of 10/24/16

Monday, October 24, 2016

Summary:

Read “Linoleum Roses” through “Mango Says Goodbye” (pp 101-end)

Setting and Theme Worksheet

Do Mango Journal #10

Handouts: Setting and Theme Wkst

HW: Mango Journal Entries due Thursday, 10/27

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Summary:

Finish up Mango Journals

Analyze timed write passages

Handouts: Timed Write Passages

HW: Mango Journal Entries due Thursday, 10/27

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Summary:

Prewrite timed write thesis and paragraphs

Handouts: None

HW: Mango Journal Entries due Thursday, 10/27

 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Summary:

House on Mango Street Timed Write

Handouts: None

HW: None


Friday, October 21, 2016 – No school: Parent/Teacher Conferences

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 Week of 10/17/16

Monday, October 17, 2016

Summary:

Group tablework: vignette analysis for “Four Skinny Trees” through “A Smart Cookie” (pp 74-91)

Handouts: Tablework analysis worksheet

HW: None

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Summary:

Group presentations of analyzed vignettes

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – PSAT schedule (10 minute classes)

Summary:

Introduce Gender Themes worksheet

Handouts: Gender Themes wkst

HW: None

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Summary:

Finish Gender Themes worksheet

Read “What Sally Said” and “The Monkey Garden”

Garden of Eden/Monkey Garden comparison worksheet

Handouts: Garden of Eden/Monkey Garden comparison worksheet

HW: None

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Summary:

Read “Red Clowns”

Journal Entry #9

Tone Quiz #2

Handouts: None

HW: None



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Week of 10/10/16

Monday, October 10, 2016

Summary:

Finish group tablework analysis

Read vignettes, pages 14-34

Discuss imagery in “Gil’s Furniture Bought and Sold”

Complete Journal Entry #3

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Summary:

Co-read “Those Who Don’t” (p 28) and discuss tone shifts

Read “And Some More” and “The Family of Little Feet” (pp 35-42)

Discuss theme in “Family of Little Feet”

Complete Journal Entry #5 (skip #4)

Read “A Rice Sandwich” and “Chanclas” (pp 43-48)

Complete Journal Entry #6

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Summary:

Tone Quiz

Parallel Structure Practice

Handouts: Quiz, Parallel structure worksheet

HW: None

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Summary:

Read “Hips” (pp 49-52) and answer questions

Read “The First Job” through “Earl of Tennessee” (pp 53-71)

Complete Journal Entries 7 & 8

Handouts: “Hips” questions

HW: None

 

Friday, October 14, 2016

Summary:

Read “Sire” (pp 72-73)

Complete “Sire” syntax worksheet

Read “Four Skinny Trees” through “A Smart Cookie” (pp 74-91)

Handouts: Syntax worksheet

HW: None



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Week of 10/3/16

Monday, October 3, 2016

Summary:

House on Mango Street Thematic Issues: Agree/Disagree

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Summary:

Minilesson (notes): Diction, syntax, imagery, tone, concrete and specific language

Read Vignette #1 “The House on Mango Street”

Write Journal Entry #1

Handouts: HMS Journals

HW: Finish Journal Entry #1 if not done in class

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Summary:

Diction/Syntax/Imagery/Concrete Language/Tone Practice

Handouts: Tone Practice Packet

HW: None

 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Summary:

Read “Hairs,” “Boys and Girls,” and “My Name”

Discuss diction, syntax, imagery, tone in “My Name”

Tone Pretest

Read “Cathy, Queen of Cats”

Write Journal Entry #2

Handouts: None

HW: Finish Journal Entry #2 if not done in class

 

Friday, October 7, 2016

Summary:

Read “OurGoodDay/Laughter/MemeOrtiz/Marin/Old Woman/Alicia/Darius”

Work as table groups to analyze assigned vignette

Handouts: Tablework Analysis form

HW: None

 

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Week of 9/26/16

Monday, September 26, 2016

Summary:

Review quote integration worksheet

“Poison Tree” comparison to “Cask”

Pre-write comparison paragraph

Handouts: “Poison Tree” worksheet

HW: Vocab test 9/30 – study words

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Summary:

Finish “Poison Tree” paragraph

Kahoot Vocabulary practice

Handouts: None

HW: Vocab test 9/30 – study words

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Summary:

Introduce paragraph prompt for summative writing assessment

Identify textual evidence

Pre-write paragraph

Handouts: None

HW: Vocab test 9/30 – study words

 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Summary:

Librarian presentation

Handouts: None

HW: Vocab test 9/30 – study words

 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Summary:

Vocabulary Quiz

Finish final Cask paragraph

Handouts: None

HW: None



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Week of 9/19/16


Monday, September 19, 2016

Summary:

Track skills scores on Personal Hero paragraph

Finish “Cask of Amontillado” vocabulary notes

Minilesson: Unreliable Narrator with clip from Forrest Gump

Begin reading “The Cask of Amontillado”

Handouts: Story

HW: Vocab test 9/30 – study words

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Summary:

Finish reading and annotating “Cask of Amontillado”

Discuss plot and characterization

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Summary:

Reading Quiz: “Cask of Amontillado”

Kahoot: Practice vocab words for test on 9/30

Handouts: Quiz

Homework: None

 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Summary:

NKHS Counselors’ presentation

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Summary:

Quote integration minilesson and practice

Handouts: Quote integration worksheet

HW: None

 



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Week of 9/12/16

Monday, September 12, 2016

Summary:

Practice Fixing Comma Splices

Return writing pretest – discuss rubric and scoring

Set up writing folders and chart pre-write scores

Introduce “Perfect Paragraph”

Handouts:

Grammar Practice

Manila folder

Skill Tracking Chart

Perfect Paragraph Web Format

HW: None

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Summary:

Sample “Perfect Paragraphs”: Identify elements

Web and write Favorite Movie Perfect Paragraph

HandoutsSample Perfect Paragraphs

HW: None

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Summary:

Highlight Movie Paragraph

Practice: Personal Hero Paragraph: Figure out who is your personal hero and elaborate on one reason why.

Rough, oversimplified example that reflects the paragraph structure:

__________ is my hero because _____________. For example, ______. This is a big deal because ____________. This shows that he is really ___________. Another example is _____________. This is a big deal because __________. This shows he is __________. Because of him, I ____________.


"Cask of Amontillado" vocabulary words

Handouts
: Vocabulary template

Homework: None

 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Summary:

Finish Personal Hero Paragraph and turn in for grading
If finished, read “The Cask of Amontillado”

Handouts: Story

Homework: None

 

Friday, September 16, 2016

Summary:

Library Boot Camp

Handouts: None

Homework: None

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Week of 9/6/16

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Summary:

Discuss textual evidence supporting whether the old man in “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” is an angel or a human

Writing pre-test: Decide whether you will argue that the old man is an angel or human. Choose one reason supporting this claim and defend it in a single paragraph that cites and explains two pieces of textual evidence

Handouts: None

HW: None

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Summary:

STAR Testing - Math

Handouts: None

Homework: None

 

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Summary:

STAR Testing - English

Handouts: None

Homework: None

 

Friday, September 9, 2016

Summary:

Grammar Review

Handouts: None

Homework: None



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First Week of School


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Summary:

Review syllabus and classroom procedures and expectations

Handouts:

Syllabus

Potty Pass

Homework: None

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Summary:

Take Reading Pre-test and score

Handouts:

Reading Pre-test

HW: None

 

Friday, September 2, 2016

Summary:

Visit library to check out all textbooks

Read “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” – is the old man human or an angel?

Handouts: None

Homework: None

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