April 30

9th Lit Week 16: May 2-6

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EOC Milestone Testing:  Monday- Wednesday.

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

None this week due to 3 days of Milestone Testing

 

After EOC if time permits

Monday: 

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 1 Lab 516

 

Tuesday:   

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 2 Lab 516

 

Wednesday: 

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 3 Lab 516

 

Thursday:

  • Socratic Seminar: The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet Summative Assessment (50 pts Speaking/Listening + 50 pts writing grade)   Submit “Who is Culpable” Worksheet for grading

Odyssey

  • Intro The Odyssey with intro PPT and guided notes highlighting key ideas

 

Friday: 

Odyssey

  • Finish Odyssey intro PPT with guided notes highlighting key ideas
  • 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
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April 30

American Lit Week 16: May 2-6

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EOC Milestone Testing: Monday-Wednesday.

Be Here!

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) –13
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- none this week
  3.  Vocab- “Black Cat” in context
  4. Journal quick writes –see individual days for topics

 

After EOC if time permits:

·        Preview Vocab for “The Black Cat” with students creating image poster  Black cat vocab

·        Extra Credit  Extra Credit NF current event

Monday: 

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 1 Lab 516

 

Tuesday:

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 2 Lab 516

 

Wednesday: 

  • EOC Milestone Testing Day 3 Lab 516

 

Thursday:

MUG 13 A

Begin “On the Edge” Suspense Unit-

  1. Hook activity using Vertical Limit Video clip & journal quick write  Vertical limit 1 vertical-limit-movie-clip-screenshot-cut-the-rope_large

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Use” Creating Suspense” PPT with video clips and Student notes to intro techniques to build suspense
  2. If time permits, begin “The Black Cat” vocab preview using student images

 

 

Friday:

MUG 13 B

Continue “On the Edge” Suspense Unit-

  1. Preview vocab for Poe’s “The Black Cat” using student images
  2. Read “The Black Cat”
  3. Using Suspense Chart Handout identify 3 suspenseful moments and which techniques Poe used to created them
April 22

9th Lit Week 15: April 25-29

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9th Lit Milestone Prep and Practice this Week!  You can do this!

See additional resources at the Test Prep Tab

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

  • EOC Practice assignments

 EOC test Prep- USATest prep video, Question and vocab of the day

Question of the Day

Vocab Question of the Day

 

Monday:   

EOC Milestone Review

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

Romeo and Juliet essay;

  • Intro using “Argument writing” PPT

 

Tuesday: 

EOC Milestone Review

Reading Informationalwriting informational essay– sample items #9-10 “Libraries” PP. 28-33

Romeo and Juliet essay

  • Using R&J CSI evidence and outline graphic organizer, compose thesis, topic sentences and find supporting ideas (evidence) for body paragraphs

 

Wednesday:

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Literarynarrative writing 36-38 “Les Miserables”

Romeo and Juliet essay:

  • Continue to work on essay outline

 

Thursday:

EOC Milestone Review

Writing- Argumentative essay sample items #9-12 (2015) “Changing Student Body/Technology” pp. 50-53

Romeo and Juliet essay:

  • Compose body paragraphs

 

Friday: 

EOC Milestone Review

  • Complete any unfinished practice questions/essays

Romeo and Juliet essay:

  • Type essays
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April 22

American Lit Week 15: April 25-29

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American Lit Milestone Prep and Practice this Week!  You can do this!

See additional resources at the Test Prep Tab

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

EOC test Prep- USATest prep video, Question and vocab of the day

Question of the Day

Vocab Question of the Day

Writing Workshop

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #12 (parallel structure)
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes-use in EOC narrative writing (ASO, Participle phrases, appositives)
  3. Vocab for Success- EOC vocab review
  4. Journal quick writes –Milestone writing

 

Monday: 

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Literary page 33 “from Little Woman” and “The Eyes Have it” pp 39-42 sample items
  • EOC Vocab with Nearpod (iPad mini)
  • USA Testprep
  • Homework: Depth of Knowledge Example Question 10-13 from EOC Milestone

 

Tuesday:

Mug 12 A

Turn in Brushstrokes “Cheat Sheet” notes

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Informational pp. 47-50 “Susan B. Anthony” sample items  #5-9
  • EOC Vocab with Nearpod (iPad mini)
  • USA Testprep

 

Wednesday: 

EOC Milestone Review

  • Reading Literary-narrative writing 36-38 “Les Miserables” Add ASO, Participle phrases, appositives to narrative writing using “Cheat Sheet”
  • Understanding Figurative Language-PPT with activities (print slides)

If time permits:

  • Poetry-review poetic devices with PPT & guided notes
  • Poetry analysis- “The Tides Rises and the Tide Falls” (romanticism) and “Richard Cory” (realism)

 

Thursday:

MUG 12B

EOC Milestone Review

  • Writing- Argumentative and Informational sample items #10-13 “Exotic Pets/ Cats”  55-59
  • USA Testprep

 

 Friday: 

EOC Milestone Review

  • EOC Vocab picture Review (handout) and posters
  • Rhetorical Analysis in a speech “Why not eat insects?” from TedTalks (16:34 min) –an analysis of use of logos, ethos and pathos appeals in persuasive speech (guided questions handout)

 

April 15

American Lit Week 14: April 18-22

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Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

EOC test Prep- USATest prep video, Question and vocab of the day

Question of the Day

Vocab Question of the Day

Writing Workshop-

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #10 and #11
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- none this week
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 15 (Quiz on Friday 4/22)
  4. Journal quick writes –none this week

 

Monday:  

  1. Alas, Babylon Vocab RAFT-due end of period  AB Class vocab
  2. Vocab Unit 15- as they finish RAFT students will pick one vocab card with directions and a number that corresponds to the word in the unit. They are to create poster for assigned word using image and words clues/definition (do not write the word!)  Most will do on the  computer but artistic students can hand draw.  Due first as you walk in the door tomorrow.
  3. NoRedInk diagnostic

 

Tuesday:

  1. MUG 10A
  2. Vocab Unit 15: share posters as review
  3. “How to recognize ethos, pathos, logos” A/V clip (4 min)
  4. Review Ethos, pathos and logos using PPT and guided notes
  5. Identify appeals in ads independently with ad around the room then review annotating with eBeam and student participation
  6. What does using appeals look like in essay writing? Analyze how MLK used them effectively in “Letters from a Birmingham Jail”. PPT
  7. Highlight how appeals are used in essay writing on guided notes

 

Parallel structure & Run on Practice:

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/niu/niu10.htm   parallel-structure cartoon

Grammar Bytes

 

 

 

 Wednesday: 

  1. MUG 10 B

Grammar-

  1. EOC practice questions 15 & 16 dependent clauses and semicolon usage
  2. EOC Vocab with Nearpod (iPad mini)Grammar Bytes: Rules for Fining and Fixing Errors in Parallel Structure and Exercise 3 practice (use interactive site to check answers)

 

Thursday:

  1. Mug 11A

Grammar-

  1. EOC practice questions 13 & 14 definition usage and parallel structure (ppt)
  2. Grammar Bytes: Rules for Fining and Fixing Comma Spices and fused sentencesnd Exercise 3 practice (use interactive site to check answers)
  3. Vocab-review for quiz tomorrow

 

 Friday:

  1. MUG 11B
  2. Vocab Unit 15 Assessment –M/C and sentence composing with compound and complex sentences (50 pts. Language standard)
  3. EOC Vocab with Nearpod (iPad mini)
April 15

9th Lit Week 14: April 18-22

RJ-plot

Sparknotes Video summary of Romeo and Juliet

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP – #9 CD-CX
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 5 (Quiz Friday 4/22)
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday:   SUB

DGP – #9 Day 1

Vocab Unit 5: students will pick TWO vocab card with directions and a number that corresponds to the word in the unit.  They are to create poster for assigned word using image and words clues/definition (do not write the word!)  Most will do on the computer but artistic students can hand draw

Romeo and Juliet

  • R&J Journal #4 Gossip Column (handout/PPT): Student may hand write or type and staple/glue into journal.
  • If time permits, continue/finish reading R&J graphic novel Act 3 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Tuesday: 

DGP #9 Day 2

Vocab Unit 5 –review with posters

Romeo and Juliet

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 3 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Wednesday:

DGP #9 Day 3 and add CD-CX to orange triangle notes

Vocab Unit 5-page 53

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 4 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Thursday:

DGP #9 Day 4 and write cd-cx sentence with vocab word

Vocab Unit 5- page 55

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal:
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 4  filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Friday: 

DGP #9 Day 5

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

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 5 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
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April 8

9th Literature Week 13: April 11-15

Romeo and Juliet CSI

     Romeo and Juliet CSI

Sparknotes for Romeo and Juliet

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP –review CD and CX sentences
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 5 (Quiz Friday 4/22)
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

DGP – review CD sentences with “CD & CX Sentence Review” PPT and guided notes

Vocab Unit 5 Intro words 1-6 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page 51

 INCONCEIVABLE with Princess Bride

Romeo and Juliet

  • CSI: Intro argument essay with Crime Scene Investigation
  • Using document camera and class set of books, begin reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read using character chart to aid comprehension

 

Tuesday: 

DGP –review CX sentences with “CD & CX Sentence Review” PPT and guided notes

Vocab Unit 5 Intro words 7-12 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page 51

Romeo and Juliet

  • If needed, continue/finish reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
  • Complete “Queen Mab Dream” assignment
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 2 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Wednesday:

DGP –using independent clauses manipulatives, students will combine making CD and CX sentences.

Vocab- students will create word posters for assigned words (word, image, short definition)

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Complete Queen Mab if needed
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 2 & 3 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Thursday:

DGP – continue using independent clauses manipulatives to CD and CX sentences.

Vocab Unit 5- book page 50

 Romeo and Juliet:

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 3 & 4 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Friday: 

DGP/vocab- CD and CX quick quiz: Students will write a CD and CX sentence with vocab word (20 pts to language standard) 

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal: The Gossip
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 4 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
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April 8

American Literature Week 13: April 11-15

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Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

EOC test Prep- USATest prep video, Question and vocab of the day

Question of the Day         Vocab Question of the Day

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #9
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Review ASO, Participles and Appositives
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 15 (Quiz on Friday 4/22)
  4. Journal quick writes –none this week

 

Monday: 

  1. Brushstrokes- adjectives shifted out of order or appositives Review (Handout and PPT with eBeam)
  2. Vocab- Intro Unit 15 words 1-6 with corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions pg. 167
  3. With a partner, using Character Sketches from before “The Day”, use sticky notes to show how the character changed over the course of the text-using evidence and quotes and present finding to the ( 25 points  LS grade)

 

Tuesday:   

  1. Mug 9A
  2. Vocab- Intro Unit 15 word 7-12 with corresponding “Check for Understanding” questions pg. 167

Writing 101 Mini lessons:  MLA Citation

  • Intro and review MLA citation with PPT
  • Play review game at: Review Game
  • Using Works Cited Quick Notes and manipulatives -students will construct Works Cited page
  • If time permits, EOC research practice questions (pg. 18)

 

 

Wednesday: 

  1. USA Test Prep Q of the Day
  2. Vocab 15 page 168

Writing 101 Mini lessons:

  • Finish MLA citation if needed
  • Quotation integration with “Quotation Integration Guidelines” PPT including 2 perfect sentence practice 
  • 10 Commandments of Writing (handout)

Assign RAFT using AB Vocab- due next Tuesday

 

Thursday:

  1. Mug 9B
  2. Vocab Unit 15: quick review and book work if time allows

Argument essay: traits needed to Survive EOC type prompt w/ NF article “Miraculous Survivors”

  • Read and annotate the article looking for evidence to support essay
  • Begin collecting evidence from AB text for essay

Work on RAFT if time permits

 

Friday: Lab 113

  1. Vocab Unit 15-none
  2. Argument essay: traits needed to Survive EOC type prompt w/ NF article “Miraculous Survivors”
  • Student have the class period to compose argument essay- 100 points using EOC 7 point 2 trait rubric (80 pts to Writing & 20 points to language)
  1. If time permits, work on RAFT using AB Vocab- due next Tuesday