October 24

Honors 9th Literature

9th Lit Honors                                   

Planning Your Week: October 26-30

Th 10/29—Character and theme trackers due; pinwheel discussion for final assessment of The Tempest

F 10/30—Vocab. Quiz Unit 8

W 11/4–The Night Circus Part II quiz and literary analysis due

Th 11/19–Portfolio Check #3

 

*Vocab. Study Plan: Complete exercises in your book. Play online games and complete interactive quiz at www.vocabularyworkshop.com and www.vocabtest.com. Log in information is in the inside front cover and first page of your book.

*The EOC Milestone exam will be administered Dec. 1, 2, & 3. This guide will help you understand how the test is structured, and we will practice for the next four weeks.

Monday, October 26

LG: Compare film adaptations to an original script, analyzing directors’ choices and the effects they have on an audience’s interpretation of theme.

  1. Introduce vocab unit 8
  2. Review for EOC Milestone (Questions of the Day)
  3. View Act IV of The Tempest and review characterization and thematic concepts for pinwheel discussion (Wednesday)
  4. Revisit Prospero’s character (PBS video) “Prospero’s Power”; trace the development of the character over the course of the play & connect to theme

*Homework: Review The Tempest and complete theme/character trackers to prepare for pinwheel discussion Wed. Read Part II of The Night Circus and work on literary analysis Part II due Wed., Nov. 4.

 

Tuesday, October 27

LG: Recognize parallels between The Tempest and The Night Circus and make predictions about plot, character, and theme.

  1. Review vocab unit 8
  2. Review for EOC Milestone (Questions of the Day)
  3. Review elements of characterization Reading Art CCS presentation; compose a character sketch using STEAL method.
  4. Read/analyze The Tempest Act V; compare/contrast with film adaptation.

*Homework: Review The Tempest and complete theme/character trackers to prepare for pinwheel discussion Wed. Read Part II of The Night Circus and work on literary analysis Part II due Wed., Nov. 4.

 

Wednesday, October 28

LG: Synthesize understanding of The Tempest, especially character, theme, and author’s purpose.

  1. Review vocab unit 8
  2. Review for EOC Milestone (Questions of the Day)
  3. Review elements of characterization and theme in The Tempest; compose sample questions and answers for tomorrow’s discussion; synthesize understanding of the play focusing on Shakespeare’s purpose.

*Homework: Review The Tempest and complete theme/character trackers to prepare for pinwheel discussion Thurs. Read Part II of The Night Circus and work on literary analysis Part II due Wed., Nov. 4.

 

Thursday, October 29

LG: Enhance and propel collaborative discussion with relevant questioning, thoughtful responses, and appropriate preparation.

  1. Analyze and debate thematic connections to The Tempest in pinwheel discussion.

*Homework: Read Part II of The Night Circus and work on literary analysis Part II due Wed., Nov. 4.

 

Friday, October 30

LG: Recognize and use parallels between The Tempest and The Night Circus to make predictions about plot and theme.

  1. Assess vocabulary unit 8.
  2. Review for EOC Milestone (Questions of the Day)
  3. Collaborate with circus groups to establish roles and communication: select an attraction and plan the project; find key quotes that describe your attraction; establish roles and communication, reflection on your work style (leader, worker bee, slacker, procrastinator, hard worker with drama/extra-curricular activities, organized, disorganized, pet peeves)
  4. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part II.

*Homework: Read Part II of The Night Circus and work on literary analysis Part II due Wed., Nov. 4.


Posted October 24, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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