May 14

World Lit Week 17& 18: May 14-23

Et tu, Brute?

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – Step by Step sentence building (handout) & PPT
  2. Vocab review units 6-10-use in higher level sentences
  3. Journal quick writes

 

Monday: 

Vocab/DGP: Create Simple sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)

LG: Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Brutus/ Antony Funeral Speech Analysis with handout
  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme

 

Tuesday:  

Vocab/DGP: Create CD sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)

Organize binders for final

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme

 

Wednesday:  

Vocab/DGP: Create CX sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Work on completing study guide

 

Thursday:   

Vocab/DGP: Create CD-CX sentences: topic JC & any vocab words from units 6-10)  T

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Finish reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide – submit for grade (50 pts. to LS standard/50 reading standards)
  • Review with memes
  • Discuss Tragic Hero with PPT for tomorrow writing assignment

 

Friday:  ipads

  • Vocab/DGP: With a partner, pick 10 best sentences ( 5 from each), highlight, staple and turn in for a grade.
  • Journal JC3: Who is the tragic hero of the drama? (PPT) Brainstorm ideas & turn in journal for grade (40 pts. writing)
  • Review JC with Kahoots
  • With a partner answer questions on study guide for final
  • If time permits, view Julius Caesar background film (50 minutes)

 

Monday: 

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Final Part 1: Timed writing Who is the tragic hero of the drama?
  • If time permits, view Julius Caesar background film (50 minutes)

 

Tuesday:   No class

 

Wednesday: 

  • Turn in study guide for extra credit
  • Final exam (comprehensive summative: heroes, Iliad, Night, JC, literary terms)
May 14

9th Lit Week 17& 18: May 14-23

 

We finish The Odyssey this week.

 

Daily Opening Activities:
Daily Grammar Practice – Week #9 CD-CX sentence

Vocabulary- in text vocab practice

 

Monday:

DGP Week #9 Day 1

Odyssey

  • Continue reading and analyzing Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)
  • Add characters to chart

 

Tuesday:

DGP Week #9 Day 2 and 3:  Add CD-CX to orange sentence square notes in survival guide

Odyssey

  • Begin reading, and analyzing Odyssey Part 2 pp. 1088-1114 (view film and discuss to make time for Clash of Gods)
  • View correlating scenes

 

 

Wednesday:  

Odyssey

  • View Clash of the Gods Documentary “Odysseus” Section1 from History Channel
  • Complete viewing guide (handout)
  • If time permits, complete study guide for The  Odyssey
  • If time permits, view Clash of the Gods Documentary “Odysseus” Section2 from History Channel
  • Complete viewing guide (handout)

 

Thursday:

DGP Week #9 Day 4

Odyssey

  • View Clash of the Gods Documentary “Odysseus” Section2 from History Channel
  • Complete viewing guide (handout)
  • Work on study guide

 

Friday: 

Odyssey

  • Finish study guide
  • Analyze the representation of epic themes and Greek cultural in 3 different artistic mediums comparing and contrasting The Odyssey, Jason and the Argonauts and Percy Jackson and Sea of Monsters using graphic organizer

 

Monday:

Organize notes for final & review study guide

Odyssey

  • Write an explanatory response presenting Odysseus as an epic hero
  • Analyze the representation of epic themes and Greek cultural in 3 different artistic mediums comparing and contrasting The Odyssey, Jason and the Argonauts and Percy Jackson and Sea of Monsters.

 

Tuesday:

No class due to 1st and 2nd finals

 

Wednesday:  FINALS

Odyssey

Final on the Odyssey M/C

Course Evaluation

 

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May 6

9th Lit Week 16: May 7-11

 

Current Event Extra Credit due Friday May 11th

Daily Opening Activities

  • Daily Grammar Practice –S, CD & CX sentence practice
  • Voab Unit 5-  RAFT
  • Odyssey Vocabulary- in text vocab practice

 

Monday:

Unit 5 bookwork

Grammar- Correcting Fragments (22.4) practice

Odyssey:

  • Finish viewing Jason and the Argonauts epic hero graphic organizer and storyboard from Friday
  • If time permits, complete “Odyssey Vocab Connection graphic organizer- Students may use desktop computers or phone to look up words.

 

Tuesday:

Unit 5 bookwork and RAFT

Odyssey

Pre-reading overview with John Green Crash Course “A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS4jk5kavy4

Preview vocab using graphic organizer

If time permits, read The Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)

Continue reading and analyzing Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)

  • Character chart (pictorial representations)
  • Epic Hero Cycle Chart (evidence of Odysseus as epic hero characteristic)
  • Mythical voyage map graphic organizer
  • “Literary Analysis: Epic Hero” (evidence for mental and physical prowess)
  • Film clips of obstacles

 

Wednesday: 

Unit 5 RAFT

Odyssey

  • Continue reading and analyzing Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)
  • View film scene of the “Cyclops” (11 min.)

 

Thursday:

Unit 5 RAFT

Odyssey

  • Continue reading and analyzing Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)
  • View film scene of the “Aeolus” (12 min.)

 

 Friday: 

Submit Extra Credit

Submit Vocab Unit 5 RAFT  (counts as quiz)

S, CD & CX sentence practice with “Integrated Language Skill:  Grammar” activity handout page 1

Greek Mythology

Odyssey

  • Continue reading and analyzing Odyssey Part 1 from text (pp.1042-1082)
  • Paint a scene: student will recreate a scene of Odyssey’s journey citing textual evidence to support artistic choices

 

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May 6

World Lit Week 16: May 7-11

Julius Caesar

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) –#9 CD-CX sentences (add to orange square sentence notes)
  2. Journal quick writes

 

Monday: 

Build background knowledge of Julius Caesar to aid comprehension of Shakespeare’s drama Julius Caesar

  • If needed finish background film to Julius Caesar

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Journal: JC2 Prezi Intro “Good people are driven to do bad things…”
  • View JC Intro Prezi
  • Mini lesson on dramatic terms for Julius Caesar using PPT taking notes on green lit term handout
  • If time permits, begin reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide (50 pts. to LS standard/50 reading standards) and character chart

 

Tuesday:  

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding Finish intro activities from yesterday

  • Begin reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide (50 pts. to LS standard/50 reading standards) and character chart

 

 

Wednesday: 

Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme

 

Thursday:  

LG:  Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide

 

Friday:  

LG: Identifies, analyzes, and applies knowledge of the themes, structures, characters and elements of dramatic literature and provides evidence from the text to support understanding

  • Continue reading/viewing Julius Caesar (use No Fear Shakespeare: Julius Caesar and viewing /study guide
  • After each act, review with meme
April 29

9th Lit Week 15: April 30-May 4

EOC Testing this week!

Extra Credit: Current Events- due Friday 5/11

Monday:  (Go  to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 1 Lab 204

 

Tuesday:   (Go  to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 2 Lab 204

 

Wednesday:  (Go  to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 3 Lab 204

 

Thursday:

Intro Current Events extra credit assignment-due next Friday 5/11

Odyssey

  • Intro The Odyssey with intro PPT and guided notes
  • Intro Epic Hero traits with PDF and Epic hero/Jason handout
  • View Jason and the Argonauts and identify elements of the epic hero and intro ancient Greek culture

 

Friday:  

Grammar- Correcting Fragments (22.4) practice

Odyssey

  • Finish viewing Jason and the Argonauts and complete epic hero graphic organizer reviewing together (key)
  • When finished, begin storyboard Summary assignment (handout): Students will create a six panel summary of the plot using text and images.
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April 29

World Lit Week 15: April 30-May 4

Night Poetic Finale

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – #9 CD-CX
  2. Night Vocab RAFT

 

Monday: 

DGP #7 Day

Night Vocab RAFT

15 minutes to finish Theme assignment

POETRY LESSONS

LG:  Identifies and analyzes elements of poetry and demonstrates awareness of an author’s use of stylistic devices for effects (RL4, L5)

Holocaust Poetry Activity

 

Tuesday:  

DGP #7 Day

Night Vocab RAFT

LG:  Identifies and analyzes elements of poetry and demonstrates awareness of an author’s use of stylistic devices for effects (RL4, L5)

Holocaust Poetry Activity

  • Read NF article “Remedy: Giving Never Again a Hip-Hop Vibe”
  • Annotate figurative language & poetic devices in “Never Again” song lyrics by Remedy and determine artist’s purpose and tone (poem & tone words handouts)  first in whole group then in partners
  • View/listen to music video
  • Complete SOAPSTone graphic organizer

 

 

Wednesday: 

DGP #7 Day

Night Vocab RAFT

LG:  Analyze various accounts of survivor stories told in different mediums determining which details are emphasized in each account. (RI7)

  • Read fictional narrative “Cattle Car Complex”
  • Respond to reading questions (handout)
  • Connect to Night
  • Recreate scene in dramatic performance

 

Thursday:  

DGP #7 Day

Night Vocab RAFT

  • Finish RAFT (50 points) rubric

Journal: JC1 Brainstorm “What I know about Julius Caesar /Shakespeare/ Cleopatra is…”

Build background knowledge of Julius Caesar to aid comprehension of Shakespeare’s drama Julius Caesar

  • Intro with Julius Caesar 2 PPT
  • View Background film to Julius Caesar

 

Friday:  

Build background knowledge of Julius Caesar to aid comprehension of Shakespeare’s drama Julius Caesar

  • View Background film to Julius Caesar
April 20

World Lit Week 14: April 23-27

Oprah and Wiesel

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – DGP #8 CD-CX sentences
  2. “Vocab for Success”- Unit 10 Quiz /RAFT (student choice) Friday 4/27

 

Monday: 

DGP #8 Day 1

Vocab Unit 10-bookwork/intro RAFT assessment option

Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing mood, imagery, figures of speech, conflict, plot events, POV, author’s purpose, tone and themes in Night text (RI1-6)

  • Summarize sequence of events using PPT to review and creating timeline of key events discussing why author chose to write narrative in chronological order.
  • Finish Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”
  • If timer permits, figurative language review with PPT

 

Tuesday:  

DGP #8 Day 2

Vocab Unit 10 quick review

Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing imagery and figures of speech in Night text (RI4)

  • Ticket In/Out the door : “Night Thoughts: Answer the Whys”  (30 pts. reading standards)
  • Figure of speech PPT Mini-lesson with PPT adding terms to SG notes
  • Matching activity and author study WS (scaffolding-provide examples)

 

Wednesday: 

DGP #8 Day 3

Vocab Unit 10-bookwork

Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing themes in Night text (RI4)

Night summative Assessment Part 1- analyzing themes in Night text (50 pts RI4)

  • Discuss and demonstrate composing theme statements  (

    ://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFCh-cgPops /PPT slide /handout)

  • With a partner, categorize textual evidence bank (handout) by theme
  • With your partner, analyze black and white photos discussing thematic representation & correlation to Night themes
  • Students will create theme statement for Night citing evidence from the text and photograph for support with written analysis. ( GO handout)
  • Students will each create their own theme graphic organizer or poster

 

Thursday:  

DGP #8 Day

Vocab “win lose or Draw” Review

Night summative Assessment Part 2- Argument Response Paragraph (70 points W1)

  • Independently read the editorial “Teen’s Auschwitz Selfie: Are We Now So Clueless?”  by  Pitts, Jr.
  • Circle unfamiliar words and define using context clues and underline main ideas
  • Think, do you agree with the author’s point of view that taking a smiling selfie at Auschwitz shows a lack of respect for the millions who died there? Or, do think the teens actions are perfectly acceptable?
  • Write an argument response using textual evidence from the article to support your position as well as your thoughts and feelings after reading Night. (rubric)
  • Finish thematic posters from yesterday, if needed

 

Friday:  

  • Unit 10 Quiz M/C and CX sentence writing (50 points to language standard)
  • Oprah’s interview with Wiesel (45 minutes)
April 20

9th Lit Week 14: April 23-27

Daily Opening Activities:

Parallelism Practice

EOC Language practice #13-16

EOC “Words to Know”

EOC Pre-test packet

 

Monday:   

Turn in EOC “Words to Know”

Springboard 1.4, 1.8 Parallelism handout

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Informational- narrative writing sample items #1-8 “Dragon Mythology” 23-28

HW:  Finish Dragon narrative

 

Tuesday: 

EOC Language practice #13-16

EOC Milestone Review

  • Review/reteach CEI with Zuckerberg assignment from last week
  • EOC Pre-test packet

HW: USATestPrep & EOC Pre-test packet

 

Wednesday:

Review EOC “Words to Know” with PPT

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Informationalargument CEI writing Sample items #6-9 (2017)“Sojourner Truth” 45-47

HW:  Finish CEI paragraph

 

Thursday:

EOC Milestone Review

  • Intro using “Argument writing” PPT
  • Writing- Argumentative essay Item & Scoring Sampler (2018) “Step Away from the Smartphone”/”Getting Fit with Technology” pp. 20-28

HW:  USATestPrep

 

Friday:  Lab 417

EOC Milestone Review

Complete any unfinished practice questions/essays

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April 15

9th Lit Week 13: April 16-20

EOC Prep

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP – #8 CX sentences and Complex Sentences Practice (PDF)
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 4 (Quiz Friday 4/20)

 

 Monday:   

DGP – #8 Day 1

Unit 4 -bookwork

EOC Milestone Review

  1. Create QHT of EOC terms
  2. Intro EOC “Words to Know”  assignment-due Monday 4/23/18
  3. Read Ralph Helfer’s NF memoir “Fly Away” and create a web explaining how the author developed a humorous mood/tone in his autobiographical narrative.

 

 

Tuesday: 

DGP – #8 Day 2

Unit 4 -bookwork

EOC Milestone Review- author’s tone and purpose

  1. Close read NF article “Mark Zuckerberg” completing graphic organizers
  2. Write two CEI paragraphs discussing author’s claim and tone

 

Wednesday:

DGP – #8 Day 3

Unit 4 -bookwork

Complex Sentence Practice #1 (PDF handout)

EOC Milestone Review- author’s tone and purpose

  1. Continue Mark Zuckerberg nonfiction assignment and CEI paragraphs

 

Thursday: ipads

DGP – #8 Day 4

Complex Sentence Practice #2 & #3

Vocab Unit 4- Kahoots Review Game

EOC Milestone Review

  1. Finish Mark Zuckerberg nonfiction assignment and CEI paragraphs if needed
  2. Sentence Manipulatives partner activity

 

Friday:

Vocab Unit 5 Assessment –M/C and sentence composing (50 pts. Language standard)

Complex Sentence Practice #4

EOC Milestone Review

  1. MLA Citation mini lesson and handout with manipulatives
  2. RL & narrative writing practice- “from Les Miserables” pp. 36-40 (for narrative complete a web and read exemplar)
  3. Compare text passage to film interpretation of scene-discuss
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April 15

World Lit Week 13: April 16-20

We continue our study of Night

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP #7 CX
  2. “Vocab for Success”- Unit 10 (Quiz Friday 4/27)
  3. Quick Journal- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

DGP #7 Day 1

Vocab Unit 10- Intro words 1-6 with PPT & corresponding Check for Understanding pg. 109

Night LG:  Demonstrate comprehension by analyze author diction and use of figurative language to enhance the mood, imagery and theme of night/darkness (RI4)

  • Preview Night Vocab chapter 5
  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 45-62 36 min. (Circle language related to darkness, night death, & decay used to covey the horrors- imagery & theme)
Create Theme Wall adding themes as we read
  • Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

Tuesday:  

DGP #7 Day 2

Vocab Unit 10- Intro words 7-12 with PPT & corresponding Check for Understanding pg. 109

Night LG:  Demonstrate comprehension by analyze author diction and use of figurative language to enhance the mood, imagery and theme of night/darkness (RI4)

  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 45-62 36 min. (Circle language related to darkness, night death, & decay used to covey the horrors- imagery & theme)
  • Preview Night Vocab chapter 6-9
  • Start next section Night pp 63-80 if time permits

 

Wednesday: 

DGP #7 Day 3

Vocab Unit 10- bookwork

Night LG:  Demonstrate comprehension by analyze author diction and use of figurative language to enhance the mood, imagery and theme of night/darkness (RI4)

  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 63-80 (figure of speech & theme)
  • Complete Reoccurring language-Author’s Diction Analysis graphic organizer with partner
  • Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

Thursday:  

DGP #7 Day 4

Vocab Unit 10-bookwork

Night LG:  Demonstrate comprehension by analyze author diction and use of figurative language to enhance the mood, imagery and theme of night/darkness (RI4)

  • Journal: Extended narrative (after pg. 78 The Choice):  Writing from the “Faceless one’s” POV, write about the evacuation or choice to stay.  What does he do?  What happens to him?.
  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 63-80
  • Survivor story video clips (5-10 min) from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

Friday:  

DGP #7 Day 5

Vocab Unit 10-

Night LG:  Demonstrate comprehension by analyze author diction and use of figurative language to enhance the mood, imagery and theme of night/darkness (RI4)

  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 81-109 (Sequence of Events)
  • Survivor story video clips (5-10 min) from DVD “I am Still Here”