Honors 9th Lit. January 19-22
9th Lit Honors January 19-22, 2016
Planning Your Week:
**No new vocab. this week! We will use the unit 1 words in your writing.
W 1/20: Bring Poetry Out Loud (POL) poems to class to finish annotations and TPFASST analysis for both POL poems. You will also practice reciting one of the poems.
Th 1/21: Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation presentations
Focus Standard: ELAGSE9-10RL4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.
Learning Goals: Analyze and create figurative language; use connotative meanings of words for purposeful effect; demonstrate quality sentence and paragraph structure.
Monday, January 18
MLK, Jr. Holiday
Tuesday, January 19
- Review annotating poetry with the “How to Read Poetry” method and TPFASST.
- Compose tone paragraph for “When I Am Asked” or “Constantly Risking Absurdity”; incorporate three vocabulary words from unit 1.
- Annotate Poetry Out Loud poems and begin TPFASST analysis.
- Create parts of speech foldable.
- Introduce Daily Grammar Practice (DGP) method for reviewing 6th-8th grade language standards; identify parts of speech.
Wednesday, January 20
- Continue sentence analysis with DGP: identify parts of the sentence, including phrases and clauses and punctuate.
- Work with small groups to practice POL recitation delivery and revise annotations and TPFASST as needed.
- Introduce Where I’m From poem assignment; brainstorm people, places, and memories that can be potential sources for imagery and other figurative language. Model “My Town.”
Thursday, January 21
- Poetry Out Loud recitations
- Analyze autobiographical poetry using the 13 questions from How to Read Poetry: “George Gray” and “Fiddler Jones” by Edgar Lee Masters
Friday, January 22
- Apply DGP concepts: Imitate the sentence.
- Review autobiographical poetry; write a paragraph to answer this question: How do the figurative language devices and specific diction choices work to create the persona and mood in each poem? Use at least three vocab unit 1 words and at least one sentence that imitates the DGP sentence structure.
- Continue writing Where I’m From poem, working to produce quality figures of speech and sound elements.