April 26

9th Lit Week 15: April 27-30

Digital Learning Week 6: 

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Vocab Unit 5- Visual Representation (you started last week & due Wed. May 6th)
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. Discussion Post Week 5: None this week
  4. Ted Talk Boredom assignment How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas .docx

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 5

  1. Continue to create your visual representations for all 12 of your words using any medium you would like. You can draw them on one sheet or individual sheets, create a PPT with images from the web, or take photographs with your phone.  Just be sure to include the word with your image.  Due Wednesday May 6th

 

TED Talk Assignment-

  1. You will watch a Ted Talk and complete the writing assignment: How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas .docx ; I also shared it with you, so it should be in your OneDrive

 

This Week’s Suggested Pacing:  You may pace yourself however you choose, but to support your time-management for this week, I have put together a suggested pacing guide.

 

Mon. | 27 April 2020

  1. Be sure to open and save as the document with your name and “boredom” in the title in your one drive in Office 365
  2. Complete “Step 1” of the “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas” project.  Link to video is on the assignment sheet and here:
  3. Read your independent novel for 15 minutes

 

Tues. | 28 April 2020

  1. Complete “Step 2” and “Step 3” of the “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas” project.
  2. Work on Vocab Unit 5 Creative Visual
  3. Read your independent novel for 15 minutes

 

Wed. | 29 April 2020

  1. Begin “Step 4” of the “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas” project.
  2. Read your independent novel for 15 minutes
  3. Work on Vocab Unit 5 Creative Visual

 

Thurs. | 30 April 2020

  1. Complete “Step 4” of the “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas” project.
  2. Share your completed “How Boredom Can Lead to Your Most Brilliant Ideas” work with Mrs. H and email me to let me know that you completed it
  3. Post your reading progress on your Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

 

Fri. | 01 May 2020

  1. Take some time to get caught up as needed; no new work assigned or due today.
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April 26

Brit Lit Week 15: April 27-30

Time to compare and contrast!

Digital Learning Week 6

We will continue working on independent novel work this week!  Keep up the good work.  Remember, you can talk with me via Teams or text with Remind or email or in our class notebook.  The possibilities are endless!  😊

A note on grades: I have posted grades for your digital learning. If you completed it but the grade did not help your overall average, I did not include it.  Feedback is available on your individual assignments.

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Practice Adulting: cook a meal, do the laundry, mow the lawn, work on transition goals…learn to do something new that will help you when you live on your own!
  2. Vocab Unit 20: Visual Representation- Due Thursday April 30th
  3. Independent Novel: Submit your Novel reading notes and Film Study worksheets for grading and feedback if you haven’t already; Complete Venn Diagram- due Monday May 4th
  4. Discussion Post Week 6 (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

Independent novel Studies: (all handout our in the class notebook content library)

  1. Submit your Novel Reading Notes and Film Study worksheets for grading and feedback if you haven’t already
  2. Complete a Venn Diagram compare and contrasting your novel and its film adaptation and share with me as well as post in your independent novel page; a copy is in our content library.

 

 

Class Discussion Post:  Week 6

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Be sure to respond to a peer’s post as well.

Vocabulary Unit 20:

  1. Finish and submit your visual representations for all 12 of your words using any medium you would like. You can draw them on one sheet or individual sheets, create a PPT with images from the web, or take photographs with your phone.  Just be sure to include the word with your image.  I am planning 2 weeks for this assignment, so be creative and thoughtful in how you want to represent the word and your process.

 

We will continue using Remind, my blog, Teams, and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

April 19

Brit Lit Week 14: April 20-24

Visual Vocab

Digital Learning Week 5:  I miss you guys!

Now that you have finished your novels, we will begin our novel and film analysis. This week, you will want to view your film, maybe a couple of times, and complete the “Film Study Worksheet” which will help you with your compare and contrast analysis.  We will take a break from NoRedInk but continue our class discussions and learning new vocab.

A note on grades: I have posted grades for your digital learning. If you completed it but the grade did not help your overall average, I did not include it.  Feedback is available on your individual assignments.

We will continue using Remind, my blog, Teams, and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Practice Adulting: cook a meal, do the laundry, mow the lawn, work on transition goals…learn to do something new that will help you when you live on your own!
  2. Vocab Unit 20: Visual Representation (you will have two weeks to complete this assignment)
  3. Independent Novel: Complete the “Film Study Worksheet” found in our class notebook and share with me or post in your assignment section in the class notebook
  4. Discussion Post Week 5 (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

Independent novel Studies: (all handout our in the class notebook content library)

  1. Watch the film adaptation of your novel.
  2. Complete the “Film Study Worksheet” to help you prepare for your Novel-Film Analysis essay.
  3. Share with me or post in your assignment section in the class notebook

 

Class Discussion Post:  Week 5

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Be sure to respond to a peer’s post as well.

Vocabulary Unit 20:

  1. Time to let the creative juices flow. Create visual representations for all 12 of your words using any medium you would like.  You can draw them on one sheet or individual sheets, create a PPT with images from the web, or take photographs with your phone.  Just be sure to include the word with your image.  I am planning 2 weeks for this assignment, so be creative and thoughtful in how you want to represent the word and your process.
April 19

9th Lit Week 14: April 20-24

Keep Reading & adding to our discussion post!

Digital Learning Week 5  I miss you guys.

A note on grades: I have posted grades for your digital learning. If you completed it but the grade did not help your overall average, I did not include it. Feedback is available on your individual assignments.

This week we will concentrate on your independent novel studies, vocab and class discussion and take a break from NoRedInk. See below for details.

We will continue using Remind, my blog, Teams, and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Vocab Unit 5- Visual Representation (you will have two weeks to complete this assignment)
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. Discussion Post Week 5: (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

 

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

Class Discussion Post:  Week 5

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Respond  to one of your peer’s posts.

Vocabulary Unit 5

  1. Time to let the creative juices flow. Create visual representations for all 12 of your words using any medium you would like.  You can draw them on one sheet or individual sheets, create a PPT with images from the web, or take photographs with your phone.  Just be sure to include the word with your image.  I am planning 2 weeks for this assignment, so be creative and thoughtful in how you want to represent the word and your process.

 

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April 13

Brit Lit Week 13: April 13-16

You did it!

Digital Learning Week 4

Welcome back from Spring Break!

We will continue using Remind, my blog, Teams, and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Make-up Work: Priority #1:  If you have missing work from before digital learning, I sent you an individualized email with copies of the assignments.  Complete those and share the assignment links with me in Office 365 or post in your Assignment tab of the class notebook.
  2. Practice Adulting: cook a meal, do the laundry, install a ceiling fan…learn to do something new that will help you when you live on your own!
  3. Vocab Unit 20: page 227 in your vocab book
  4. Independent Novel: Complete the “Novel Notes for Analysis” found in our class notebook
  5. NoRedInk- Using Colons and Semicolons (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  6. Discussion Post Week 4 (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

 

** See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

 

Independent novel Studies: (all handout our in the class notebook content library)

Great job reading your independent novel.  Don’t you feel accomplished.

  1. Complete “Novel Notes for Analysis” (handout in our class notebook). Download them and save as using you name in the new title.  If you can questions completing the pages, let me know.

Class Discussion Post:  Week 4

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.

Vocabulary Unit 20:

  1. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 20
  2. Complete page 227 in your vocab book
  3. Did you complete the class PPT introducing the words?  If not, please complete your slides by clicking here. Everybody does 2 slides/words (First come, first choice of words).  I shared the template with you.  Just pick your two words and create a slide for each including:
  • Word
  • Meaning
  • Part of speech
  • Use it in a sentence
  • Add an image to help convey the meaning.

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Colon and SemiColons

 

 

Learning Goals:

British Author/novel study

Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.(RL1)

Determine two or more themes or central ideas of text and analyze their development over the course of the text, including how they interact and build on one another to produce a complex account; provide an objective summary of the text. (RL2)

Journal/Discussion: Write routinely over extended time frames for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences. (W10)

NoRedInk: Demonstrate command of the conventions of grammar and usage (L1, L2)

Vocab: Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words (L6):

 

April 13

9th Lit Week 13: April 13-16

Digital Learning Week 4

We will continue using Remind, my blog, Teams, and our Office 365 Class Notebook to interact and submit assignments. Please see the links to the right for help logging into Office 365 from home, Vocab resources, and under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and Audible.

Did you will complete your 9th Grader Lesson from the Counseling Office.  Please the links below.

 

This Week’s Assignment Checklist:

  1. Vocab Unit 5- Complete page 53 in your vocab book.
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk “Colons and Semicolons (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. Discussion Post Week 4: (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)
  5. 9th Grade Counseling Activity- See links below

 

* See below for directions.  All handouts are in our Office 365 class notebook.

 

9th Grader Lesson & College/Career Resources

  • 9th Grade Lesson Powerpoint: link
  • Mandatory Naviance Activity Instructions: link

 

Independent novel Studies:

  1. READ, READ, READ every day and share your progress with me in your “Independent novel” book check page in our class notebook.

Class Discussion Post:

  1. We will continue our discussion post this week. Think of this as your journal and our class discussion mixed into one! You will respond to the question with at least 5 sentences.  You will find the question and place to respond in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook.  Respond one of your peer’s responses.

Vocabulary Unit 5

  1. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 5
  2. Complete pages 53 in your vocab book

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Colons and Semicolons
  2. Helpful link here:  The Semicolon!
  3. Did you complete the assignment from last week? If not, do it!

Read for pleasure, cook a meal, play a board game, learn to change a tire or do some landscaping.  Learn a new skill while home.

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