January 6

Honors 9th Literature Jan. 9-13

Honors 9th Literature                           January 9-13, 2017     

 Planning Your Week:

W 1/11—Mini-me due; $10 Membean subscription

F 1/13—2 poems printed from the Poetry Out Loud website; post the links to your poems to Schoology

Th 1/19: Poetry Out Loud recitations

 

Monday, January 9—Inclement Weather Day/No School

Tuesday, January 10—Inclement Weather Day/No School

 

Wednesday, January 11

LG: Reflect on personal qualities and characteristics that will guide study habits.  ELAGSE R17 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively.

  1. Introduce daily grammar activities
  2. Introduce Poetry Out Loud; locate two poems from the POL website that you will analyze. Post the links to Schoology, then print the poems and bring to class
  3. Share Mini-Mes and define common characteristics; Hang up Mini mes in your group. Divide into groups based on the main virtue your top strength falls under (Wisdom/Knowledge, Courage, Humanity, Justice, Temperance, Transcendence). VIA Character Strengths.docx
  4. Argument Lesson/CEI Structure:
    • Review Thesis/Primary Claim
    • Topic sentences/Reasons
    • Details/Evidence
    • Analysis of connections among details/evidence and claim
  1. Review video (The Science of Character). Discuss perceived character strengths, weaknesses, and differences. Compose a character strengths essay based on the prompt.

 

Homework: Locate 2 poems from the Poetry Out Loud website; post the links to Schoology and bring printed copies to class Friday. Sign & return syllabus and bring $10 for Membean subscription if you have not done so already.

 

Thursday, January 12

LG: Write an argument using reasons and evidence.  ELAGSEW1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

  1. Finish character strengths essay.
  2. Continue choosing Poetry Out Loud poems.
  3. Read Making the Grade and complete timed writing prompt.

Homework: Locate 2 poems from the Poetry Out Loud website; post the links to Schoology and bring printed copies to class Friday. Sign & return syllabus and bring $10 for Membean subscription if you have not done so already.

Friday, January 13 Pep Rally Schedule

LG: Make and support a claim that demonstrates understanding of figurative language and meaning.  ELAGSE9-10L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  1. Introduce the portfolio; compose a reflection for Mini Me Character Strengths essay or Making the Grade essay.
  2. View Billy Collins “Introduction to Poetry” and analyze the poem with TPFASST chart and How to Read Poetry handout.
  3. Annotate and analyze Poetry Out Loud choices; practice POL recitations.

Homework: Finish annotations for Poetry Out Loud poems (2 poems); practice recitation for POL poem (1 poem) due Thurs., Jan. 19. Complete Membean weekly practice (45 minutes) by Sunday, Jan. 22.


Posted January 6, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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