November 7

Honors 9th Literature November 9-13

9th Lit Honors                                   

 

Planning Your Week: Nov. 9-13

No vocab or language practice this week.

W 11/11TNC Part III literary analysis questions (choose 2) due (this should be either submitted via Google Docs before class or printed and turned in at the beginning of class); TNC Part II and III combined quiz

Th 11/19—Portfolio check #3

BAND STUDENTS: You will miss continued group planning for The Night Circus projects, reading time for the novel, and lab time to work on your portfolios. Make sure you are doing your part to keep up with the deadlines (portfolio check #3 NEXT THURSDAY; The Night Circus Part IV-V reading and final essay due NEXT FRIDAY).  You will not have any additional make up work to turn in.

 

Monday, November 9

LG: Differentiate between expository and argumentative writing; continue developing reading/analysis skills.

  1. Discuss The Night Circus Part I-II; refine understanding of character relationships, plot sequence, and conflicts.
  2. Reflect on expository writing performance; distinguish between expository and argumentative writing (ethos, logos, pathos, claims, counterclaims, logical fallacies, cohesion).
  3. Analyze an argument prompt for The Night Circus, discuss the layers of meaning in small groups, and compose a response to the prompt.

 

Tuesday, November 10

LG: Reflect on performance standards and learning thus far; analyze the novel.

  1. SRI/SMI assessment.
  2. Teacher surveys.
  3. Select pieces for portfolio check #3; compose reflections for portfolio.
  4. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part III. Compose responses to literary analysis questions.

 

Wednesday, November 11

LG: Collaborate with peers to develop an engaging presentation.

  1. Demonstrate understanding of The Night Circus Part II & III (Quiz & analysis questions due)
  2. Collaborate with circus groups to plan and develop presentation. DIFFERENTIATION: Students are grouped homogeneously based on PSAT scores & class average; roles based on student survey of multiple intelligences.
  • Editorialist/Rêveur should complete Collaboration Norm Form; keep careful notes on today’s progress and work on reviews.
  • Designer and Concessionaire should gather research for justifying design/theme and food choices.
  • Ringmaster should work on map and multimedia component as well as manage the work of the other group members, preventing distractions and making efficient use of time and resources. Build the notebook/binder/Google folder for your group’s materials.

 

Thursday, November 12

LG: Reflect on performance standards and learning thus far; analyze the novel.  

  1. Select pieces for portfolio check #3; compose reflections for portfolio.
  2. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part IV & V. Compose responses to literary analysis final essay.  
  3. Collaborate with circus groups to plan and develop presentation.
  • Editorialist/Rêveur should complete Collaboration Norm Form; keep careful notes on today’s progress and work on reviews.
  • Designer and Concessionaire should gather research for justifying design/theme and food choices.
  • Ringmaster should work on map and multimedia component as well as manage the work of the other group members, preventing distractions and making efficient use of time and resources. Build the notebook/binder/Google folder for your group’s materials.

 

Friday, November 13

LG: Collaborate with peers to develop an engaging presentation.  

  1. Review narrative writing with The Night Circus prompt.
  2. Collaborate with circus groups to plan and develop presentation.
  • Editorialist/Rêveur should complete Collaboration Norm Form; keep careful notes on today’s progress and work on reviews.
  • Designer and Concessionaire should gather research for justifying design/theme and food choices.
  • Ringmaster should work on map and multimedia component as well as manage the work of the other group members, preventing distractions and making efficient use of time and resources. Build the notebook/binder/Google folder for your group’s materials.


Posted November 7, 2015 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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