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Honors 9th Lit January 23-27

Honors 9th Lit                          January 23-27, 2017

 

Planning Your Week:

Sun. 1/22: Membean practice 45 minutes

Mon. 1/23: Read your nonfiction choice book (try to reach your goal)

 

Monday, January 23

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 Killgallon grammar: chunking sentences into meaningful parts
  2. Begin scholar’s journal entries for nonfiction choice book; set a reading schedule for the remainder of the book.
  3. Analyze the one of the following poems according to “How to Read Poetry” handout; apply concepts learned from Poetry Out Loud selections.
    1. “When I Am Asked” by Lisa Mueler  (Diff: on-target students)
    2. “Constantly Risking Absurdity” by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Diff: challenge-ready students)
  4. Using your “How To Read Poetry” analysis, write a paragraph that makes a claim about the poem.
    1. Title, Author, Genre (TAG) sentence
    2. Claim sentence
    3. Evidence
    4. Interpretation

HOMEWORK: Read nonfiction choice book, working on scholar’s journal; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Tuesday, January 24

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. Finish paragraph analysis of “When I Am Asked” or “Constantly Risking Absurdity”; compose a reflection for your portfolio.
  4. Explore persona in Spoon River Anthology poems: “Fiddler Jones” and “George Gray.”

HOMEWORK: Read nonfiction choice book, working on scholar’s journal; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Wednesday, January 25

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 analyzing Spoon River poems; 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 Membean words and at least one sentence imitating the Killgallon model sentence.
  2. Introduce “Where I’m From”
  3. View several examples of previous “Where I’m From” projects.
  4. Brainstorm “my town” memories and compose rough draft.

HOMEWORK: Read nonfiction choice book, working on scholar’s journal; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Thursday, January 26

LG: Write an autobiographical poem using figurative language and a variety of word relationships. ELAGSE9-10L5:Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  1. Revise “Where I’m From” draft, adding required poetic elements.
  2. Begin selecting photos and music for “Where I’m From” presentations.
  3. Type drafts and reflections for portfolio; continue working on scholar’s journal.

HOMEWORK: Read nonfiction choice book, working on scholar’s journal; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.

 

Friday, January 27

LG: Write an autobiographical poem using figurative language and a variety of word relationships; create a multimedia presentation for your poem. ELAGSE9-10L5: Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.

  1. Revise “Where I’m From” draft, adding required poetic elements.
  2. Begin selecting photos and music for “Where I’m From” presentations.
  3. Type drafts and reflections for portfolio; continue working on scholar’s journal.

HOMEWORK: Read nonfiction choice book, working on scholar’s journal; Membean 45 minutes practice by Sunday.


Posted January 20, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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