January 13

Honors 9th Lit January 16-20

Honors 9th Lit                          January 16-20, 2017

 

Planning Your Week:

Th 1/19: Poetry Out Loud annotations, TPFASST, and recitations

Sun 1/22: Membean practice 45 minutes

 

Monday, January 16—Holiday MLK, Jr. Day

 

Tuesday, January 17

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. Journal #3: Define imagery
  2. Review Membean expectations/requirements
  3. Introduce the portfolio; compose a reflection for Mini Me Character Strengths essay.
  4. Introduce Killgallon grammar: chunking sentences into meaningful parts
  5. Imagery Lesson: Groups will analyze passages for different types of imagery.
  6. Students will work in pairs to analyze the one of the following poems according to “How to Read Poetry” handout; apply concepts to Poetry Out Loud selections.
    • “When I Am Asked” by Lisel Mueller
    • “Constantly Risking Absurdity” by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
  7. Using your “How To Read Poetry” analysis, write a paragraph that makes a claim about the poem.
    • Title, Author, Genre (TAG) sentence
    • Claim sentence
    • Evidence
    • Interpretation

HOMEWORK: Work on Poetry Out Loud annotations, TPFASST, and recitations due Thursday; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Wednesday, January 18

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. Continue Kilgallon grammar: unscramble, combine, imitating model sentence parts
  2. Create foldables for parts of speech review
  3. Practice POL recitations in small groups.
  4. Finish paragraph analysis of “When I Am Asked” or “Constantly Risking Absurdity”; compose a reflection for your portfolio.

HOMEWORK: Work on Poetry Out Loud annotations, TPFASST, and recitations due tomorrow; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Thursday, January 19

LG:  Demonstrate analysis of figurative language and meaning in a style appropriate to the task. ELAGSE9-10SL4: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.

  1. Recite Poetry Out Loud poems.
  2. Introduce autobiography, biography, memoir requirements.
  3. Explore persona in Spoon River Anthology poems.
  4. Journal #4—Reflect on your experience with Poetry Out Loud.

 

HOMEWORK: Bring an autobiography, biography, or memoir to class or prepare to choose one in the library tomorrow; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Friday, January 20—PSAT Score Report Day & Media Center Orientation

LG: Analyze persona in multiple genres; use research strategies to select an autobiography, biography, or memoir. ELAGSE9-10W7: Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

  1. PSAT Score Report Analysis—identify areas of strength and weakness, formulate a plan through Khan Academy to improve areas of weakness.
  2. Participate in media center scavenger hunt for orientation.
  3. Use research strategies to locate an autobiography, biography, or memoir; begin reading, analyzing the way the author creates a persona for the subject individual.
  4. Ticket out the door: 3-2-1 notecard (3 facts you have learned about your individual, 2 questions you have about your individual, 1 goal you have for reading by Monday)

HOMEWORK: Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday; bring your autobiography, biography, or memoir to class each day.


Posted January 13, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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