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