9th Lit week at a glance

April 17-21

Planning Your Week:
NIGHTLY portfolio work – final portfolio due Friday April, 28
Tuesday, April 18 – Introductory paragraph to R&J essay due by end of class
Thursday, April 20 – Romeo and Juliet rough draft due by end of class
Friday, April 21 – Vocabulary Unit 5 quiz

Learning Goals and Focus Standards:
Learning Goals: Develop skills for analyzing the poetry of Shakespeare. Write an argumentative essay. ELAGSE9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. ELAGSE9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings. ELAGSE9-10RL9: Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work. ELAGSEL9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Monday, April 17
1. EOC practice – extended constructed response (aka narrative)
2. Discuss Romeo and Juliet essay topic
3. Finish Act III of Romeo and Juliet; fill in CSI Tracker
Homework: Finish vocabulary Unit 5 exercises.

Tuesday, April 18
1. EOC practice – 7-point extended response rubric
2. Act IV
3. Writing an introductory paragraph for Romeo and Juliet essay
Homework: Original piece and reflection #8.

Wednesday, April 19
1. Act V
2. Lead-in Powerpoint
3. Fill in essay graphic organizer
Homework: Finish graphic organizer. Clean up for revision piece #3.

Thursday, April 20
1. Lab 9234 to type essay as timed writing for EOC prep
Homework: Write revision reflection #3.

Friday, April 21
1. Vocabulary Unit 5 quiz
2. Peer editing Romeo and Juliet essay
3. Revise Romeo and Juliet essay
4. Update portfolio
Homework: Revision piece and reflection #4
*Final copy of Romeo and Juliet essay due Monday, April 24.

Brit Lit week at a glance

Deadlines/Due Dates:
– Last Membean Quiz this week!
– 3rd period – Research Paper due on/before Friday, 4/21

Monday, 4/17:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW composing Bloom’s higher level questions for socratic seminar (summative assessment)

Tuesday, 4/18:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW composing Bloom’s higher level questions for socratic seminar (summative assessment)

Wednesday, 4/19:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW composing Bloom’s higher level questions for socratic seminar (summative assessment)

Thursday, 4/20:

  • Examine “author’s purpose” for BNW
  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW composing Bloom’s higher level questions for socratic seminar (summative assessment)

Friday, 4/21:

  • Continue reading/analyzing BNW composing Bloom’s higher level questions for socratic seminar (summative assessment)
  • 3rd period – papers due

Brit Lit Week at a glance

9th Lit Week at a glance

Monday, April 10
1. EOC question types and organization
2. Introduction to Vocabulary Unit 5; read pgs. 60-61 and use context to determine word meaning)
3. “Who’s to Blame?” CSI Tracker graphic organizer for Romeo and Juliet
4. Act II of Romeo and Juliet
5. Begin filling in “Who’s to Blame?” and scene summary

Homework: Work on portfolio.

Tuesday, April 11
1. EOC practice
2. Introduce recitation plan and rubric for Romeo and Juliet and create groups; to be performed in groups on Wednesday, April 19
3. Fill in relevant Romeo and Juliet vocabulary for recitation
3. Finish Act II, begin Act III of Romeo and Juliet
4. Fill in “Who’s to Blame?” and scene summary
Homework: Work on portfolio. Vocabulary practice “Choosing the Right Word” pgs. 65-66. Begin memorizing your assigned lines for next week’s group recitation.

Wednesday, April 12
1. EOC practice
2. Finish Act III; fill in relevant Romeo and Juliet vocabulary
3. Fill in “Who’s to Blame?” and scene summary

Homework: Work on portfolio. Vocabulary practice “Synonyms” and “Antonyms” pgs. 66-67. Continue memorizing your assigned lines for next week’s group recitation.

Thursday, April 13
1. EOC practice
2. SRI (make note of recommended books on list provided at the end of the test)
3. Porfolio (revised piece with reflection #2 and original piece with reflection #6 and #7)

Homework: Work on portfolio. Vocabulary practice “Completing the Sentence” pgs. 67-68. Continue memorizing your assigned lines for next week’s group recitation.

Friday, April 14
1. EOC practice
2. Act IV; fill in relevant Romeo and Juliet vocabulary
3. Fill in “Who’s to Blame?” and scene summary
4. Practice group recitation of Romeo and Juliet piece

Homework: Continue memorizing your assigned lines for next week’s group recitation.