May 12

World Lit Week 17-18: May 13-22

Et tu, Brute?

Planning your week:

  • Tissue Box Extra Credit- Wednesday 5/15
  • JC Reading guide- when we finish reading the drama
  • Final Exam -Tuesday 5/21

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:  

RI Post Assessment

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

  • 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

 

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

  • Work on completing study guide
  • Last 15 minutes of class, view film IF students have been working

 

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

 

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:  

  • Turn in study guide for extra credit
  • Final exam (comprehensive summative: cold passage reading assessment, heroes,  Night, JC, literary terms, DGP, )

 

Wednesday: 

No class.

May 12

9th Lit Week 17-18: May 13-21

 

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 correlating scenes

 

 

Wednesday:  

DGP Week #9 Day 4

Odyssey

  • Continue reading, and analyzing Odyssey Part 2 pp. 1088-1114
  • View correlating scenes
  • 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: 

Odyssey

  • Reading comprehension quick check
  • Review Odysseus as the Epic Hero chart
  • View Clash of the Gods Documentary “Odysseus” Section 2 from History Channel
  • Complete viewing guide (handout)
  • Work on study guide

 

Friday:  Ipads

Odyssey

  • Odysseys Kahoot Review
  • Finish study guide
  • Odyssey Vocab Check
  • 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 paragraph 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 5

9th Lit Week 16: May 6-10

The Odyssey

Tissue Box Event Extra Credit due Wednesday 5/15

Daily Opening Activities:

  • Daily Grammar Practice –Week 8 CX
  • Odyssey Vocabulary- in text vocab practice

 

Monday:

DGP #8 Day 1

Odyssey:

  • Finish viewing Jason and the Argonauts epic hero graphic organizer and storyboard from Friday
  • Pre-teach Odyssey Vocab with graphic organizer- Students may use desktop computers or phone to look up words

HW:  Finish vocab for homework

 

Tuesday:

DGP #8 Day 2

 Odyssey

  • Intro The Odyssey with intro PPT and guided notes

Pre-reading overview with John Green Crash Course “A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS4jk5kavy4

Review vocab using graphic organizer

If time permits, read The 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: 

DGP #8 Day 3

 Odyssey

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

 

Thursday:

DGP #8 Day 4

 Odyssey

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

 

 Friday:  

DGP #8 Day 5

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

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 5

World Lit Week 16: May 6-10

 

We begin our Julius Caesar Unit.

Planning your Week:

  • Vocab Summative RAFT- Monday 5/6
  • Tissue Box Extra Credit- Wednesday 5/15

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) –#9 CD-CX sentences (add to orange square sentence notes) Khan Academy CD-CX
  2. Vocab Summative RAFT- due Monday 5/6
  3. Journal quick writes- due when we finish reading

 

Monday: 

Submit RAFT

DGP

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 colored 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:  

DGP

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: 

DGP

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

 

 

Thursday:  

DGP

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:  

DGP

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 28

World Lit Week 15: April 29-May 3

We finish our study of Night with poetic finale.

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop- Summative RAFT

 

Monday:  Extended time due to ELA testing

20 minutes to finish Theme assignment

Finish Oprah interview

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:  

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

  • Finish yesterday’s activities
  • 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: 

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:  

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 28

9th Lit Week 15: April 29- May 3

EOC Week! You can do this!

Extra Credit: Current Events- due Friday 5/11

Monday:  (Go to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 1 Room 111

 

Tuesday:   (Go to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 2 Room 111

 

Wednesday:  (Go to A lunch)

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 3 Room 111

 

Thursday:

EOC Reflection (handout)

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

Odyssey

  • 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 (handout)

Odyssey

  • Finish viewing Jason and the Argonauts and complete epic hero graphic organizer reviewing together (key)

When finished, begin storyboard Summary assignment.  Students will create a six panel summary of the plot using text and images

 

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April 21

World Lit Week 14: April 22-26

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  Friday 4/26

 

Monday: 

DGP #8 Day 1

Vocab Unit 10-bookwork

LG: 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)

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

 

Tuesday:   SUBSTITUTE

  1. Visual vocab Assessment
  2. Timeline activity (handout)-Using given events and locations on the handout & butcher paper, students will demonstrate reading comprehension by creating a timeline of events.

Finish for homework

  1. If time permits, view Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

 

Wednesday: 

DGP #8 Day 2 & 3

Vocab Unit 10-bookwork

LG:  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

    ( https://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 (laminated photos)
  • 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 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 paragraph of no less than 10 sentences using textual evidence from the article to support your position as well as your thoughts and feelings after reading Night. (rubric)
  • Work on thematic posters from yesterday when finished

 

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 22-26

Planning your Week:

·        EOC  Extra Help Session before and after school in room 113

·        EOC “Words to Know” assignment -due Tuesday 4/23/18 Words to know student sheet-2caz94a

·        EOC Practice Extra Credit -due Monday April 29th

Daily Opening Activities:

  • Parallelism
  • EOC Language practice #13-16
  • MLA citation

 

Monday:   

Review MLA Citation/Works Cite (handout)

Parallelism Practice handouts (Springboard 1.4, 1.8, Grammar Bytes)

EOC Milestone Review

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

HW:  Finish Dragon narrative

 

Tuesday:  Substitute

Students will work 45 minutes on USATest Prep and 45 minutes on assignments in two groups

Group 1 Group 2
USA TestPrep-Red Dot Assignment (instructions and sign-in cards) 1.     Work on EOC “Words to Know” (green sheet from last week) and turn in by end of class

2.     Finish  composing Dragon narrative from yesterday and turn in by end of class

3.     Extra Credit

 

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 Red Dots

 

Friday: 

  • EOC Language practice #13-16

EOC Milestone Review

  • Review essay from yesterday concentrating on prewriting and organizational strategies
  • EOC Pre-test packet
  • Watch tutoring on testing platform http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/
  • Practice test/platform familiarity for EOC Milestone in lab 417 Technology-enhanced items, students can log on to Experience Online: http://www.gaexperienceonline.com/. (The first five questions are set up to represent the evidence-based reading and writing section of the test.)
  • Grammar Bytes Parallel Practice #3 handout then check answers online http://www.chompchomp.com/structure03/structure03.htm
  • Complete any unfinished practice questions/essays
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April 14

World Lit: Week 13: April 15-19

We continue our study of Night

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP #7 CX
  2. “Vocab for Success”- Unit 10 (Quiz Friday 4/26)
  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)

  • Review Night Visual Vocab
  • 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)
  • Review Night Visual Vocab
  • 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- quick review

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

  • Collect journals for writing grade (W10)
  • Continue reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 81-109 (Sequence of Events)
  • Survivor story video clips (5-10 min) from DVD “I am Still Here”
April 14

9th Lit: Week 13: April 15-19

Planning your Week:

  • Vocab Unit 5 quiz on Friday. (Did you do your bonus flashcards?)
  • EOC  Extra Help Session before and after school in room 113
  • EOC “Words to Know” assignment -due Monday 4/22/18 Words to know student sheet-2caz94a
  • EOC Practice Extra Credit -due Monday April 29th BEFORE THE EOC

 

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP – #7 CX sentences and Complex Sentences Practice (PDF)
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 4 (Quiz Friday 4/20)
  3. EOC Pre-test packet

 Khan Academy Complex Sentences

Monday:   

DGP – #7 Day 1

Unit 5 -bookwork

EOC Milestone Review LG ELAGSE9-10RI4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone

  1. Create QHT of EOC terms
  2. Intro EOC “Words to Know” assignment (due Monday 4/22/18)
  3. Add tone/mood definition image to Survival Guide
  4. 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.
  5. Compose constructed response explaining how Helfer developed a humorous tone. (timed writing)

 

 

Tuesday: 

DGP – #7 Day 2

Unit 5 –bookwork

10-15 minutes to work on Intro EOC “Words to Know” assignment

Finish “Fly Away” activities from yesterday

EOC Pre-test packet

 

Wednesday:

DGP – #7 Day 3/Add CX notes to orange Survival Guide Sentence notes.

Unit 5 -bookwork

Complex Sentence Practice (annotate and discuss front page) (PDF handout)

EOC Milestone Review- author’s tone and purpose

  1. Close read NF article “Mark Zuckerberg” completing graphic organizers
  2. Complete graphic organizer discussing author’s claim and tone

 

Thursday: ipads

DGP – #7 Day 4

Complex Sentence Practice #1

Vocab Unit 5- Kahoots Review Game

EOC Milestone Review

  1. Mark Zuckerberg nonfiction assignment and CEI paragraphs if needed
  2. Quick Review CD and CX with PPT note handout
  3. Sentence Manipulatives partner activity

 

Friday:

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

After quiz, independently work on Complex Sentence Practice #2 and EOC Vocab to Know

EOC Milestone Review

  1. MLA Citation mini lesson and handout with manipulatives

 

 

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