March 24

American Lit Week 11: March 27-31

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Additional Resources:

Alas, Babylon

Alas, Babylon Spark notes

Survive the Apocalypse Extra Credit– due Monday April 10th at the latest.

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) -7
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Participles & Appositives
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 14 (quiz Friday 3/31)

 

Monday: 

  • Appositives –glue notes into interactive notebook
  • Vocab Unit 14- book work

Alas, Babylon

  • Intro extra credit
  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)
  • AB Chapters 8-9 Reading Check Quiz (25 pts. RL standard)
  • Submit questions for grading

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 7A
  • Vocab Unit 14- book work

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Wednesday: 

  • Brushstrokes: “Appositives and Appositive Phrases” 67-68 Prentice-Hall Grammar Exercise Workbook
  • Vocab Unit 14- bookwork

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 7B
  • Vocab Unit 14- Vocab Unit 14- Kahoots (with ipads)

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Friday HAPPY SPRING BREAK

  • Vocab Unit 14 Quiz consisting of multiple choice and sentence writing with participle phrases and/or appositives (50 pts. L stand.)
  • Lit Term #7 Archetypes

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

 

March 24

9th Lit Week 11: March 27-31

 

Planning your week:

1.      Bring a flash drive so you can work on your essay at school and home

2.      First full draft – Thursday 3/30 beginning of class

3.      Final draft – Friday 3/31

4.      Vocab Unit 4 Quiz- Friday 3/31

5.      Farewell R & J Celebration –Bring your favorite food to share after Vocab quiz. 


Monday:   

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet Reading Comprehension Check  -10 questions

Continue Romeo and Juliet essay using “Argument writing” PPT and  R&J essay prompt handout, Essay Outline handout  and CEI graphic organizer,

  • Read NF articles in prompt document and highlight any supporting evidence
  • Compose body paragraph topic sentences using CEI model

HW:  Finish CEI body paragraph

 

Tuesday: 

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet essay

  • Finish composing body paragraphs
  • Add counter argument (GO
  • If time permit, sing Monster Inc. example, compose intro and concluding paragraph

HW:  Finish CEI body paragraph and Counter Claim paragraph

 

Wednesday:  LAB 204

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet essay:

Continue GG Argument essay using PPT and graphic organizers

  • Compose intro and conclusion paragraphs with GO
  • Begin typing final draft

HW:  Finish drafting and typing first draft

 

Thursday: LAB 204

Vocab Unit 4-Kahoots review using iPad mini

Romeo and Juliet essay:

  • Highlight thesis and claim pink, circle, abstract associations, highlight evidence yellow & interpretation green
  • Peer revise and edit with checklist and rubric (W5)
  • To room 204 to type final

HW:  Finish typing final draft

 

Friday:  Happy Spring Break

Vocab Unit 4 quiz (M/C choice and composing compound sentences with vocab words) 50 pts Lang. standard

Submit Romeo and Juliet Essay and celebrate

View and compare Gnomeo and Juliet or Romeo and Juliet to original drama

 

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March 18

9th Lit Week 10: March 20-24

 

Romeo and Juliet Resources

R&J Shmoop

No Fear Text

 

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP#6 CD sentences
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 4 (Quiz Friday 3/31)
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

  

Monday: 

DGP #6  Day 1

Vocab Unit 4- Intro words 1-6 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page 41

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.

 

Tuesday: 

DGP#6  Day 2

Vocab Unit 4- Intro words 7-12 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page 41

Romeo and Juliet

  • R&J CSI Journal #5 Friar (pg. 128):
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 4 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

 Wednesday:

DGP #6 Day 3

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 4-5 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Thursday:

DGP #6  Day 4

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet:

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

 

Friday: 

Vocab Unit 4

Romeo and Juliet:

Argument Writing

  • Intro using “Argument writing” PPT
  • Using R&J CSI evidence, R&J essay prompt handout, Essay Outline handout  and CEI graphic organizer, as a group compose argument claim and supporting ideas body paragraph
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March 18

American Lit Week 10: March 20-24

Darkness Descends in Alas, Babylon

Additional Resources:

Alas, Babylon

Spark Notes

 

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) #6
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- Review Participles and ASO
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 14 (Quiz Friday 3/21)
  4. Journal quick writes –none this week

 

Monday: 

  • Vocab Unit 14- Intro words 1-6 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page

Alas, Babylon

  • Finish from Friday, activate and supply background knowledge to radiation poisoning using Jericho episode 2 (10 minutes) 
  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon 7 filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Tuesday:

  • MUG 6A
  • Vocab Unit 14- Intro words 7-12 and complete corresponding Check for Understanding exercises page

Alas, Babylon-reading camp out outside or inside

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Wednesday: 

  • Brushstrokes- “Participle Phrase- Imitating”
  • Vocab Unit 14

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)
  • Reading Comprehension Check chapters 5-7 (reading standard 25 pts)

 

Thursday:

  • MUG 6B
  • Vocab Unit 14

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Friday: 

  • Lit Term Friday #6 Tone & Mood
  • Vocab Unit 14
  • Brushstrokes-Participle Phrase and ASO partner review (strips of paper and classify on the board)

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)
March 10

9th Lit Week 9: March 13-17

Shmoop Help!

 

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. Caught Ya #5-9
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 3 (Quiz Friday 3/17)
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

Caught YA# 5

Vocab Unit 3

Romeo and Juliet

  • Continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 2 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
  • Journal # 2 Motivation of the Friar (after page 75)

 

Tuesday: 

Caught YA

Vocab Unit 3

Romeo and Juliet

  • R&J Journal #3 (pg 93) Nurse Act 2 scene 5
  • 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:

Caught YA

Vocab Unit 3

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J Journal #4 (pg 95) Gossip Column (handout/PPT): Student may hand write or type and staple/glue into journal.

 

Thursday:

Caught YA

Vocab Unit 3-Nearpod Review on IPADS

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.

 

Friday: 

DGP #9 Day 5

Vocab Unit 3 Assessment –M/C and CD sentence composing (50 pts. Language standard)

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal #5 Friar (pg. 128):
  • 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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March 10

American Lit Week 9: March 13-17

 

Additional Resources:

Clauses

Sentence Types

Alas, Babylon

Alas, Babylon Sparknotes

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) – Sentence type review
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes- none this week
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 13 (quiz Friday 3/17)
  4. Journal quick writes (see individual days for topics)

 

Monday: 

  • Sentence type review square notes in interactive notebook with clauses review A/V clip and mini lesson PPT-Simple Sentences
  • Vocab Unit 13- bookwork if time allows

Alas, Babylon

  • Finish composing and typing CEI argument paragraph in 202

 

Tuesday:

  • Sentence type review square notes in interactive notebook with mini lesson PPT -Compound Sentences
  • Vocab Unit 13- create word web for with AB as topic (model w/example PPT slide) optional graphic organizer

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon 5 filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

 

Wednesday: 

  • Sentence type review square notes in interactive notebook with mini lesson PPT -Complex Sentences
  • Vocab Unit 13-write CD and CX sentences with AB topic

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Thursday:

  • Sentence type review square notes in interactive notebook with mini lesson PPT -Compound-Complex Sentences
  • Vocab Unit 13 review using Nearpod.com (ipads from Media Center)

Alas, Babylon

  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Friday: 

  • Lit Term Friday #5 Rhetoric and Appeals (use PPT slide and video)
  • Unit 13 quiz
  • Sentence type formative assessment: Using manipulatives with optional partners, students will create 4 types of sentences (sentence recording/grading sheet)

Alas, Babylon

  • Activate and supply background knowledge to radiation poisoning using Jericho episode 2
March 3

9th Lit: Week 8: March 6-10

Romeo and Juliet CSI

     Romeo and Juliet CSI

Sparknotes for Romeo and Juliet

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP –Week 5 CD sentences with Fanboy (add to orange square flip notes)
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 3 (Quiz Friday 3/17)
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

Monday:  CLASS REGISTRATION  (Have your electives picked and numbered!)

DGP – Day 1

Romeo and Juliet

  • Intro Prezi https://prezi.com/ekr7uys8oioe/romeo-and-juliet-introduction/
  • CSI: Intro argument essay with Crime Scene Investigation PPT
  • 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 #5–Day 2

Vocab Unit 3- Intro words 1-6 and corresponding “Check for Understanding” activities pg.

  • If needed, continue/finish reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Wednesday:

DGP #5–Day 3

Vocab Unit 3- Intro words 7-12 and corresponding “Check for Understanding” activities pg.

Romeo and Juliet:

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

 

Thursday:

DGP #5– Day 4

Vocab Unit 5- book page 50

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Submit Queen Mab assignment (17 pts. literal reading)
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel 2  filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Friday: 

DGP #5-Day 5 

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal #2: The Friar
  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 2 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.
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March 3

American Lit Week 8: March 6-10

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Alas, Babylon Vocab

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Test Prep- USATest prep Question and vocab of the day

Question of the Day         Vocab Question of the Day

Writing Workshop-

  1. MUG (Mechanics, usage, grammar) none this week
  2. Mentor Sentences/Brushstrokes-Participle Phrases
  3. Vocab for Success- Unit 13 (quiz Monday 3/14)
  4. Journal quick writes (see individual days for topics)

 

Monday: 

  • Registration video
  • Vocab Unit 13- Intro words 1-6 and corresponding “Check for Understanding” activities pg. 147
  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Tuesday:

  • Vocab Unit 13- Intro words 7-12 and corresponding “Check for Understanding” activities pg. 147
  • Continue reading & analyzing Alas, Babylon filling in learning guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab)

 

Wednesday: 

  • Brushstrokes- Prentice-Hall Grammar Workbook 71 Participle Phrases practice
  • Vocab quick review

Analyze complex character using textual evidence to support your claim: (after chapter 3)

  • Create character sketch of Randy or Dan (partner activity)- due tomorrow

 

Thursday:

  • Brushstrokes- Prentice-Hall Grammar Workbook 74 Participle Phrases practice
  • Vocab Unit 12 page 146

Analyze complex character using textual evidence to support your claim: (after chapter 3)

  • Share character sketch
  • “Survivor” Three Perfect CEI Sentences formative assessment (30 pts. writing standard) due end of class
  • Continue reading and analyzing Alas Babylon Chapter 4 using study guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab) (students read on their own-due Monday)

 

Friday: 

  • Lit Term Friday
  • AB Character Analysis Paragraph Writing (50 pts. writing standard)- Due at end of class
  • Continue reading and analyzing Alas Babylon Chapter 4 using study guide (character analysis, bloom level questions & vocab) (students read on their own)
  •  Guided questions  and quiz over chapter 1-4 due as soon as we finish reading chapter 4