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