January 26

Honors 9th Literature Week 5 Jan. 29 – Feb. 2

Planning Your Week
M 1/29 –
 NoRedInk phrases and clauses practice due by 11:59 p.m.
F 2/2 – Bring printed copy of your response to “Writing from Sources” on Obama’s speech

T 2/6 – ZINC vocabulary due by 11:59 p.m.
Th 2/8 – Independent reading project written portion due to Turnitin.com by 11:59 p.m.; bring the completed project to class tomorrow.
F 2/9 – Independent reading project due in class (written portion should already by in Turnitin.com).

Monday, January 29, 2018

Opener: Review EOC rubric; self score “Marigolds” responses and review teacher feedback. Write a goal for improving EOC constructed responses; SB:  Activity 1.13 (p.64): unpack EA2 and review elements of argument (p.91-2). Complete a stoplight self-check IAN.

Work Session: 

  1. SB: Review interview transcripts and discuss advantages and disadvantages of a post-secondary education. Include quotes from your interviewees.
  2. SB: View the “Why go?” presentation from College Board; take notes in the table p.65. Rank the reasons and evidence for level of persuasion.
  3. SB: Compose a paragraph explaining the central claim of the “Why Go?” presentation and the way the author presents and supports that claim.

Closer: IR: Enjoy!
HOMEWORK:  Complete NoRedInk phrases and clauses practice by 11:59 p.m.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Opener: IAN: Role play the scenarios with a partner, listing potential appeals. Discuss (large group) then revisit “Education Still Pays” and analyze the appeals (ethos, pathos, logos); discuss the difference between argument and persuasion.

Work Session:

  1. SB: Activity 1.15: Imagine the President of the United States is speaking to students at a public school with a live broadcast to schools all over the country. Predict some ways in which the president might use logos, ethos, and pathos to convince students that they should work hard in school.
  2. SB: Listen to and read Obama’s speech, analyzing rhetorical appeals, focusing on the concession and refutation in paragraphs 17 & 18 and the rhetorical questions, anaphora, and parallelism at the end of the speech.
  3. SB: Complete the text dependent questions and “Working from the Text” (with white boards in groups). Share with the class.

Closer: IR: Look for examples of parallel structure, rhetorical appeals, and anaphora. Log it in your IAN IR section.
HOMEWORK: First set of ZINC due Feb. 6; read IR book (due Feb. 9).

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Opener: IAN: Revisit “Education Still Pays” and analyze the appeals (ethos, pathos, logos); discuss the difference between argument and persuasion. Add SOAPSTone and SMELL graphics to IAN.

Work Session:

  1. SB: Revisit Obama’s speech and complete SOAPSTone graphic organizers in small groups; share with the class.
  2. SB: Complete SMELL graphic organizers in pairs; discuss as a class.
  3. SB: Review parallel structure (practice p. 78) and discuss “Check Your Understanding.”
  4. ​SB: Compose a response to “Writing to Sources: Argument”

Closer: IR: Enjoy!.
HW: Complete “Writing to Sources: Argument” and bring a printed copy to class tomorrow; first set of ZINC due Feb. 6; read IR book (due Feb. 9).

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Opener: SB: Activity 1.16: Review the informational text, speech, and presentation from this unit and identify examples of the different types of evidence used, explaining the purpose of each as a tool of persuasion; fill in the chart p. 79.

Work Session: 

  1. SB: Read the editorial “An Early Start on College” and answer the text-dependent questions.
  2. SB: In small groups, complete “Working from the Text” using highlighted quotes from the text. Discuss “Check Your Understanding.”
  3. SB: Complete “Writing to Sources: Argument” independently; revise your printed paragraph to meet the requirements.

Closer: IR: Enjoy!
HW: Revise “Writing to Sources: Argument” bring a printed copy to class; first set of ZINC due Feb. 6; read IR book (due Feb. 9).

Friday, February 2, 2018

Opener: IAN: Add formal language handout; with a partner, analyze final drafts of analysis of Obama’s speech for formal language.

Work Session:

  1. SB: Read “Why College Isn’t (And Shouldn’t Have to Be) For Everyone” p. 83 and “Actually, College Is Very Much Worth It” p. 86.
  2. SB: Complete the text dependent questions p.88; work in pairs to complete the graphic organizer in “Working from the Text.”
  3. SB: EOC prompt p. 90: answer “Check Your Understanding” as an example of a short response prior to the extended response on EOC.
  4. SB: Compose a paragraph explaining the central claim of the “Why Go?” presentation and the way the author presents and supports that claim.

Closer: IR: Enjoy!
HW: First set of ZINC due Feb. 6; read IR book (due Feb. 9).


Posted January 26, 2018 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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