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”

 

April 5

World Lit Week 12: April 9-13

 

Daily Opening Activities:

Night Resources:

http://www.oprah.com/world/Inside-Auschwitz (vocab help)

 

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP (daily grammar practice) – DGP #6
  2. “Vocab for Success”- Night vocab
  3. Quick Journal-see individual days for topics

 

Monday:  ipad

DGP#6  Day 1

LG:  Introduce and gain background knowledge of autobiographic narrative study Night

  • Anticipatory activity Listen/read to “I Believe” essay Wiesel at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89357808
  • Journal PPT Night #1: respond to  the statement “This I believe”
  • Pre-assess background vocab of Holocaust and WW 2 with teacher made Kahoots
  • Intro to WWII video clip (5 minutes)
  • Intro Night Vocab (Visual Vocab & Packet of activities)
  • Intro to WWII video clip (5 minutes)

 

Tuesday:  

DGP #6 Day 2

Discuss Iliad Hero Argument Essay rewrite

Finish intro activities from yesterday

Night:  Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing mood, theme (RI1-6)

  • Begin reading/listening to Night pp 1-20 44 min. (theme: deception)
  • At the end of the section, review and discuss how the German’s were able to use deception to fool the Jewish people into submission using “A  Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” handout

If time permits, Survivor story video clips (5-10 min) from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

 

Wednesday:   

DGP#6 Day 3

Night:  Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing conflict (RI1-6)

  • Journal: Write about a time you were deceived by appearances
  • Continue to read/listen to Night pp 21-43 47 min. (conflict)

If time permits, Survivor story video clips (5-10 min) from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

Thursday:  

DGP#6 Day 4

Night:  Demonstrate comprehension by identifying and analyzing conflict (RI1-6)

  • Journal: Compose a free verse poem using anaphora as modeled by Wiesel’s “Never shall I forget” pg.32
  • Finish reading/analyzing Night pp 21-43 47 min. (Conflict & theme)
  • Mini lesson Conflict (Students write down definition on green lit term notes)
  • Group discussion Conflict handout: -on notes write examples of conflict found in Night
  • Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”

 

Friday:  

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

  • Finish conflict analysis if needed
  • Pre-reading Activity: Danger Web PPT and brainstorming and discussion (reactions & consequences)
  • Journal: Describe a time you felt in danger or afraid. Describe the situation and your response using imagery, vivid verbs.
Students create Theme Wall adding themes as we read
  • Begin reading/listening/analyzing Night pp 45-62 36 min. (Circle language related to darkness, night death, & decay used to covey the horrors- imagery & theme)
  • Survivor story video clip from DVD “I am Still Here”
April 5

9th Lit Week 12: April 9-13

Time to REwrite

Daily Bell Ringer Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP – #7 CX sentences
  2. Vocab for Success- Unit 4 (Quiz Friday 4/16)

 

Monday:   

DGP – #7 Day 1

Vocab Unit 4 Intro words 1-6 and corresponding fill the blank exercise

Romeo and Juliet Essay Rewrite with writing conferences

 

Tuesday:  Lab 417

DGP #7 Day 2

Vocab Unit 5 Intro words 7-12 and corresponding fill the blank exercise

Finish Romeo and Juliet Essay Rewrite

USA Test Prep EOC Practice test  LOG In

 

Wednesday:  Lab 417

Touchstone #2 Formative Assessment

Vocab Unit 5-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

If time permits, USA Testprep

 


 

Thursday:

DGP #7 Day 3 and add CX to orange triangle notes & staple Conjunction note Handout to SG

DGP #7 Day 4

Vocab Unit 4-

Subject/Verb Agreement Error Test Prep Practice (handout)

http://www.shmoop.com/grammar/subject-verb-agreement/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEVhUEq6P1w  Video

Review Touchstone Results

 

 

Friday: 

DGP #7 Day 5 and Vocab- write cx sentence with vocab word

Sentence Error Test Prep Practice (handout)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLAU8LsRR6k

Review Touchstone Results

If time permits, 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  

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