October 20

Honors 9th Literature Oct. 23 – 27

Honors 9th Lit. Week 12

Planning Your Week

M 10/23 – Complete Clauses & Combining Sentences on No Red Ink website.

W 10/25 – “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.

F 10/27 – Read through Part III of The Night Circus; use the Night Circus Study Guide Part II-III to prepare for the in class reading quiz.

Continue practicing grammar/EOC concepts and vocabulary through No Red Ink website, the SpringBoard website through Zinc, and USA Test Prep website. Use the ZINC, No Red Ink, USA Test Prep Checklist to keep up with due dates.

 

Monday, 10/23 

9th grade guidance in lab 9129 with Mrs. Moody.

Homework: Complete Clauses & Combining Sentences on No Red Ink website.

 

Tuesday, 10/24

Opener: IAN Ponder and Respond: Defend, challenge, or qualify the following prompt: Using examples from The Tempest or The Night Circus argue whether it is better to live a sheltered life but a safe one than to live in the company of others but be exposed to danger, pain and the woes of humanity.

Work Session:

  1. Establish Island families for group tracking and “team coverage” of the tempest Prospero–assign each group member a character to track and a theme to trace on the chart. Find text evidence to complete the chart for Act I. 
  2. Review exposition of The Tempest.

Closer: Complete Reading Art prompt for exposition narrative.

Homework: “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.

 

Wednesday, 10/25

Opener: Wrap up discussion of exposition.

Work Session:

  1. Present “I Remember You” poems.

Closer: Discuss The Night Circus Part II-III.

Homework: Read through Part III of The Night Circus; use the Night Circus Study Guide Part II-III to prepare for the in class reading quiz (Friday).

 

Thursday, 10/26

 

Opener: Island family activity: Respond to the  “Exploring Themes” prompt on utopias.

Work Session:

  1. Review roles for character and theme tracking charts
  2. In island families read Act II Scene i, and analyze Gonzolo’s world view vs. Sebastian and Antonio’s remarks
    • Focus especially on Gonzalo’s lines (II, i, 152-161) (Says, means, matters individual response)
    • What is Gonzalo’s idea of the type of government or lifestyle that could be possible on this island? Why does he say this at this time?
    • Sebastian and Antonio ridicule Gonzalo. What does this tell us about their characters?
    • Compare each character’s world view and philosophies against your own group’s ideas.
  3. Complete character and theme trackers for the island families through Act II scene i.

Closer: View The Tempest through Act II Scene 1.

Homework: Read through Part III of The Night Circus; use the Night Circus Study Guide Part II-III to prepare for the in class reading quiz (Friday).

 

Friday, 10/27

Opener: The Night Circus Part II-III quiz.

Work Session:

  1. Compose a response to Lit. Analysis Part II EOC prompt.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part IV.

Homework: Complete Clauses & Combining Sentences on No Red Ink websiteread The Night Circus Part III.


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

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