March 24

Honors 9th Literature March 27–31

Honors 9th Lit                                   

 

Planning Your Week: March 27-31

S 3/26: Membean 45 minutes practice due

T 3/28: The Tempest pinwheel discussion (character tracker, theme tracker, and questions due)

W 3/29: Night Circus Part II & III Quiz

Th 3/30: Night Circus Part III questions due to Turnitin.com 11:59 p.m.

F 3/31: Portfolio check #2

 

Learning Goal: Enhance and propel collaborative discussion with relevant questioning, thoughtful responses, and appropriate preparation.

Focus Standards: ELACC9-10SL1: Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions(one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

 

Monday, March 27

  1. Read/analyze The Tempest Act V; compare/contrast with film adaptation.
  2. Review elements of characterization and theme in The Tempest; compose questions and quotes for tomorrow’s discussion; synthesize understanding of the play focusing on Shakespeare’s purpose.
  3. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part III.

*Homework: Read The Night Circus Part III through p. 392; answer two of the Part III questions and prepare for quiz Wednesday, March 29.

 

Tuesday, March 28

  1. Analyze and debate thematic connections to The Tempest in pinwheel discussion.
  2. Ticket-out-the-door: summarize and extend your learning of The Tempest.

*Homework: Read The Night Circus Part III through p. 392; answer two of the Part III questions and prepare for quiz Wednesday, March 29.

 

Wednesday, March 29

  1. Assess The Night Circus Part II-III (quiz).
  2. Establish groups for The Night Circus project; review the project requirements and choose tents (choose one or two side attractions; identify key quotes that describe your attraction).
  3. Collaborate with circus groups to establish roles and communication: select an attraction and plan the project; find key quotes that describe your attraction; establish roles and communication, reflection on your work style (leader, worker bee, slacker, procrastinator, hard worker with drama/extra-curricular activities, organized, disorganized, pet peeves)
  4. Read/analyze The Night Circus Part III.

*Homework: Answer Part III questions for The Night Circus due tomorrow night.  

 

Thursday, March 30

  1. Compose responses for The Night Circus Part III questions.
  2. Organize portfolio pieces and reflections for tomorrow’s check.

*Homework: Answer Part III questions for The Night Circus due 11:59 p.m. to Turnitin.com; portfolio check tomorrow.

Friday, March 31

  1. Portfolio Check #2
  2. Collaborate with Night Circus group members to plan projects

SPRING BREAK!!


Posted March 24, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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