May 17

9th Lit Week 18: May 17-19

Dear Students,

The final days of our semester will focus on grade improvement and enrichment. If you are unhappy with your current average, please reach out to me for specific, differentiated tasks to complete that will focus on your “struggle standards”/less-developed skills so you can earn points back in that grade book category. You may also submit missing assignments or resubmit incomplete/low-scoring assignments with my permission. Please reach out to me for guidance. I look forward to working with you individually!

Mrs. Hagerty

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May 4

9th Lit Week 16 & 17: May 4-15

Digital Learning Week 7 & 8: 

This week you will submit your Vocab Visual Representation and continue to read your independent novel.  Also, for the next two weeks, you can work on the film analysis unit. The packet (attached below) is a summative assessment, so please make this a reflection of your best work. Work at your own pace, ensuring you submit by the due date, May 14th. As always, you can send me an email or Remind text with questions. I hope this is fun!

** 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. Film Analysis Project- due Thursday May 14th

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.
  2. Summative assessment will be an independent project of choice that connects to your novel and real-life skills. Talk with me about your ideas.

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

 

Film Analysis Assignment- 9th Lit. Course Extension EOC Spring 2020

 

This Week’s Suggested Pacing for film analysis:  You may pace yourself however you choose, but to support your time-management for the next 2 weeks, I have put together a suggested pacing guide.

 

Mon. | 04 May 2020

  1. Complete Step 1 of the Film Analysis Packet: Review the cinematic techniques and film roles presentation.
  2. Complete Step 2 of the Film Analysis Packet: Fill in guided notes.

 

Tues. | 05 May 2020

  1. Begin Step 3 of the Film Analysis Packet: Watch the first movie of your choice.
  2. Fill in the viewing chart.

 

Wed. | 06 May 2020

  1. Continue Step 3 of the Film Analysis Packet: Watch the second movie of your choice.
  2. Fill in the viewing chart.

 

Thurs. | 07 May 2020

  1. Finish Step 3 of the Film Analysis Packet: Watch the third and final movie of your choice.
  2. Complete the viewing chart.

 

Fri. | 08 May 2020

  1. Take some time to get caught up as needed.

 

Mon. | 11 May 2020

  1. Begin Step 4 of the Film Analysis Packet: Write a film review on one movie.
    1. Follow the basic outline included in the Film Analysis Packet.

 

Tues. | 12 May 2020

  1. Finish Step 4 of the Film Analysis Packet: Write a film review on one movie.
  1. Follow the basic outline included in the Film Analysis Packet.

 

Wed. | 13 May 2020

  1. Complete Step 5 of the Film Analysis Packet: Create a Works Cited entry for each film you viewed.

 

Thurs. | 14 May 2020

  1. Proofread and edit your film review and Works Cited entries.
  2. Upload your Film Analysis Packet to class notebook or share with me by 11:59 p.m.

 

Fri. | 15 May 2020

  1. Take some time to get caught up as needed.

 

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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 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

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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March 29

9th Lit Week 12: March 30-April 3 

Keep on Reading!

 

Digital Learning Week 3

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

Don’t forget that Microsoft Teams is up and running.  Give it a go!   Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.  This will be great way to communicate.

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.

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

Watch the video below to learn how to share links in forms (like our Vocab 4 RAFT)

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 28st:

  1. Vocab Unit 5- Complete pages 51 and 52 in your vocab book.
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Diagnostic (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. Discussion Post Week 3: (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)
  5. 9th Grade Counseling Activity- See links below

 

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 51 and 52 in your vocab book
  3. Did you complete the class PPT introducing the words?  If not, please complete your slides by clicking her. Everybody does 4 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 Confusing Words practice
  2. 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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March 23

9th Lit Week 11: March 23-27

Digital Learning Week 2

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.

Exciting new resources:

Our Vocab book is now available online. In addition to the games and activities you have available using the vocab link to the right, the publishers have offered access to the actual text just case you left your book at school.  Information is on our vocab page in the class notebook and to the right on the Vocab for Success page.

 

Free audiobooks at Audible https://stories.audible.com/start-listen (You can hear your novel being read as you follow along!)

 

Microsoft Teams is up and running!  You know that pesky icon that comes up every time you log in the computer.  You can access Teams on your Office 365 home page.  Click on teams and then the chat button.  Leave me a message so I know you found it.

We will continue using Remind, my blog. 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.

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 28st:

  1. Vocab Unit 5: Individual Slides (4) for our class PowerPoint.  I shared the link with you, so check your one drive.
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook
  3. NoRedInk Confusing Words Practice (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook & link is to the right.)
  4. “DL Week 2” Discussion Post (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.
  2. Create a diary entry from the perspective of your protagonist. See 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  to one of your peer’s responses.

Vocabulary Unit 5 Class PowerPoint:

  1. Did you submit unit 19 RAFT to the class notebook Vocab section? If not, do it!
  2. Using the online resources and your book, review the new words found in Unit 5
  3. We will create a class PPT introducing the words. We did this a couple of weeks ago. Everybody does 4 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 Confusing Words practice
  2. Did you complete the assignment from last week? If not, do it!

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March 14

9th Lit Week 10: March 16-20 On-line Learning

As we embark on this learning voyage, be sure to stay in contact with me especially if you are having any difficulties.  I am here for you!  We will be using Remind, my blog. 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. Also, under Tech Links you will find quick links to NoRedInk and our vocab words.  We practiced at school.  Be patient and flexible.  Communicate with me.

During our online learning, we will postpone our Romeo and Juliet studies and focus on our independent novels, vocabulary and grammar.

 

Assignment Checklist: Due by Saturday March 21st:

  1. Vocab Unit 4 RAFT (copy your document link into the form on “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook)
  2. Independent Novel -Complete the form in your “Independent novel” book check page in class notebook)
  3. NoRedInk Sentence Practice (your login info is in your assignment section of the class notebook)
  4. “Digital Learning” Discussion Post (post your response in our “collaboration” section of our class notebook)

*See below for directions.  ALL material is in our 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:

  1. We will begin 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.
  2. Next week, will have an activity to complete with your novel.

Vocabulary Unit 4 RAFT:

  1. Continue your practice with Vocab 4 words in the book and use the resources on the website (link is to right “Vocabulary for Success.”)
  2. To demonstrate your mastery of the words, you will complete the RAFT writing assignment using 6 of your words. Bold your vocab words.  Directions, rubric and a place to submit the assignment are “Vocabulary” page in content library in our class notebook)

Grammar/Conventions:

  1. Log on to com (link to the right under “Tech Link”) and complete the Planning Diagnostic assignment.

 

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March 8

9th Lit Week 9: March 9-13

Romeo and Juliet CSI

Planning your Week:

·         Shakespeare Intro NF article- Monday 3/11

·         Queen Mab assignment- Friday 3/15

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP –Week 5 CD sentences with Fanboy (add to orange square flip notes)
  2. Vocab for Success Unit 4
  3. Journal quick writes- see individual days for topics

 

Monday: 

DGP #5– Day 1

Vocab Unit 4 Intro words 1-6 and corresponding activates page 41

Romeo and Juliet

  • Turn in NF Shakespeare intro article with questions from Friday
  • Anticipation questions (verbal thumbs up & down)
  • View first few minutes of Spark notes video http://www.sparknotes.com/sparknotes/video/romeojuliet
  • Build character wall /Character chart handout
  • CSI: Intro argument essay with Crime Scene Investigation PPT
  • R&J CSI Journal #1
  • Review “How to Read a Graphic Novel” PDF
  • 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 4 Intro words 7-12 and corresponding activates page 41

Romeo and Juliet

LG:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of dramatic lit (RL1) and analyze Shakespeare’s use of diction/ figurative language to extend meaning (RL4)

  • Using document camera and class set of books, continue reading R&J graphic novel Act 1 filling in CSI evidence handout as we read.

 

Wednesday: Early Release:  43 minute classes

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

 

 

Thursday:  

DGP #5– Day 3 &4

Vocab Unit 4- bookwork

Romeo and Juliet:

  • Work session: Queen Mab assignment (formative 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: 

  • Vocab Charades
  • Fix it Friday Conferences: students will conference with Mrs. Hagerty looking at grades and missing assignments.

Work Session:

  • Missing work

Romeo and Juliet:

  • R&J CSI Journal #2 Act 2 Scene 3 (pg 75): 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 1

9th Lit Week 8: March 2-6

 

Planning your week:

  • Song lyrics for approval- Tuesday 3/3
  • Song TPFASTT –Friday 3/6
  • Vocab Unit 3 quiz- Friday 3/6

Daily Opening Activities:

Writing Workshop-

  1. DGP #4 Simple sentence with compound predicate
  2. Vocab – Unit 3 (quiz 3/6)

 

Monday: 

DGP #4 Day 1 & 2

Vocab Unit 3- bookwork

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

Poetry

Finish Poetry notes

Annotate and analyze the following poems: (*indicates large size posters)

  • “The Eagle” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by Wordsworth
  • “Harlem [Dream Deferred]” by Langston Hughes*
  • ”Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
  • “Taking one for the Team”*

HW:  Bring in song lyrics

 

Tuesday: 

Grammar- DGP #4 Day 3  & 4

Vocab Unit 3- bookwork

Poetry

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

  • Peer review song lyric choice for TPFASTT

Annotate and analyze the following poems: (*indicates large size posters)

  • “The Eagle” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” by Wordsworth
  • “Harlem [Dream Deferred]” by Langston Hughes*
  • ”Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (A/V clip 8 min.)
  • “Taking one for the Team”*

HW:  Work on your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT

 

Wednesday:

DGP #4

Vocab Unit 3 quick review

 LG: Understand Shakespeare’s language and dramatic elements used in R&J & recognize poetic devices Transition from poetry to Romeo and Juliet with:

  • Using “Blank Verse Imabic Pent and Sonnets” PPT, discuss and define iambic pentameter using guided notes, sound and motion (engage kinesthetic, auditory and visual learners)
  • As a class, analyze sonnet form using Rome & Juliet Prologue (handout)

LG: Analyze the representation of the prologue (Sonnet) in three different artistic mediums using “Romeo and Juliet” PPT and youtube links and written handout

Prologue

Zeffirelli  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xawp9co17Z4 (you only have to watch the first 1:30 seconds)

Luhrmann   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UubjlL4AH4s

Touchstone Pictures  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXZXSjDzpBE

HW:  Work on your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT

 

Thursday:  Substitute

  • Vocab Unit 3- practice quiz (handout) Read the questions out loud to students having them answer independently on their own paper; then review the correct answers.

Poetry

LG:  Analyze author’s use of sound, imagery, figurative language, rhythm and rhyme to create meaning and tone.

  • Time to work on Poetry Summative: Analyze your favorite song lyrics using Directions/checklist, Rubric and TPFASTT graphic organizer  (students have all these handouts)  Remind them that this is due tomorrow when they walk in the door.  If they finish, they can make vocab flashcards or work on NoRedInk.com or start NF Shakespeare article

HW:  Finish your song lyric annotations and TPFASSTT and study for vocab unit 3 quiz

 

Friday: 

Vocab Unit 3 quiz (multiple choice and sentence writing)

Submit Lyric poetry Analysis with TPFASSTT assessment

Intro Romeo and Juliet with:

  • View Shakespeare/Globe theater prezi video clip

https://prezi.com/vxvzf2udth7n/romeo-juliet-introduction/

  • Read informational article “Shakespeare Background” completing half together and the second half independently answering text dependent questions (reading standard)
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