April 21

Honors 9th Literature April 23-28

Honors 9th Lit.                                  

Planning Your Week: April 24-28


S 4/23: Membean Vocabulary due

M 4/24: Complete EOC writing practice on USATestPrep

W 4/26: Read through p.90 in The Road.

F 4/28: Final portfolio due.

M-W 5/1-5/3: EOC (Georgia Milestones End of Course Assesssment)


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, April 24

  1. Review EOC skills: marking a text, EOC vocabulary; understand how to identify author’s purpose in a short text, explaining how the author develops his claim.
  2. Review “Dragon Mythology: East vs. West” from the EOC guide p.23.
    1. Be aware of the time and stay focused. You must understand the main point as best as you can in one reading. Underline or highlight topic sentences.
    2. Answer the question in the prompt; how does the author develop his claim (use the ARCH method, identify what you need to know as well as textual evidence; write a thesis statement.)
  3. Discuss opening scenes of The Road.


Tuesday, April 25

  1. Read The Road.


Wednesday, April 26

  1. LAB: Q3 Touchstones and EOC prompt
  2. Work on portfolios.


Thursday, April 27

  1. Media Center: EOC prompt
  2. Work on portfolios.


Friday, April 28

  1. LAB: Turn in portfolios and work on EOC practice.

Posted April 21, 2017 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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