March 2

Honors 9th Literature Week 9 March 5 – 9

Planning Your Week
F 3/9 – Poetry Out Loud recitation of one poem due; TPFASST and annotated poems for 2 poems due.

S 3/11 – No Red Ink verbals practice due at 11:59 p.m.

Th 3/15 – “I Remember You” final labeled draft of poem and complete movie presentation due in class.

F 3/16 – ZINC 2nd quarter check (142 words learned) at 11:59 p.m.

Elective course registration this week. Please bring signed forms (downloaded from Harrison’s website) with 6 choices for each semester!

Thank you for obtaining a copy of The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern; we will begin reading in class soon, but feel free to get ahead if you would like. Use the Night Circus Study Guide Part I. 

 

Monday, March 5

Opener: View sample “I Remember You” videos; read and annotate “George Gray.” 

Work Session: 

  1. Mini-lesson on ppt tricks and hints for how to put together a seamless presentation.
  2. Writer’s workshop on “I Remember You” poems; add sensory imagery, sound devices (assonance, consonance, rhyme, etc.)
  3. Compose 2nd reflection
  4. Work on POL: TPFASTT/Soapstone/memorization

Closer: Enjoy!

HOMEWORK:  POL TPFASST and annotation of both poems due in class Friday; you will recite one of your poems in class. No Red Ink verbals practice due Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Work on “I Remember You” poem and video due next Thursday, March 15. ZINC 2nd set (142 words learned) due next Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Tuesday, March 6

Opener: Read/annotate “Fiddler Jones.”

Work Session:

  1. Writer’s workshop on “I Remember You” poems; label sensory imagery, add figurative language (metaphors, connotative diction, etc.).
  2. Compose 3rd reflection.
  3. Work on POL TPFASTT/annotation/memorization.

Closer: Revise your poem, focusing on the person you plan to be the subject of “I Remember You”; add imagery and repetition.

HOMEWORK: POL TPFASST and annotation of both poems due in class Friday; you will recite one of your poems in class. No Red Ink verbals practice due Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Work on “I Remember You” poem and video due next Thursday, March 15. ZINC 2nd set (142 words learned) due next Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Wednesday, March 7

Opener: Memory games.

Work Session:

  1. Reread “George Gray” by Edgar Lee Masters: define unknown words, paraphrase sections, re-read and discuss reactions to the text.
  2. CEI (EOC) writing assignment with poems. Compose response to EOC prompt.

Closer: View the Brain Games episode: “Patterns”; discuss how recognizing patterns in literature can aid your interpretation.

HOMEWORK: POL TPFASST and annotation of both poems due in class Friday; you will recite one of your poems in class. No Red Ink verbals practice due Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Work on “I Remember You” poem and video due next Thursday, March 15. ZINC 2nd set (142 words learned) due next Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Thursday, March 8

Opener: Watch Ted Talk: (ties into Poetry out Loud AND word pool activity) 3:30-11:00.

Work Session: 

  1. Trios perform POL poems for one another; provide feedback on delivery, dramatic expression, voice inflection and pronunciation.
  2. Writer’s workshop on “I Remember You” poems.
  3. Poetic device scavenger hunt: swap and trade to annotate each other’s “I Remember You” poems–what devices/techniques can you spot? What is the effect?

Closer: Share annotations and comments with your group.

HOMEWORK: POL TPFASST and annotation of both poems due in class Friday; you will recite one of your poems in class. No Red Ink verbals practice due Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Work on “I Remember You” poem and video due next Thursday, March 15. ZINC 2nd set (142 words learned) due next Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m.

 

Friday, March 9

Opener: Rehearse your poem with your group.

Work Session:

  1. Perform POL
  2. Take notes on performances to provide peer feedback
  3. Write a reflection/mini argument on which performance was most effective and why.

Closer: Share POL feedback with others.

HOMEWORK: POL TPFASST and annotation of both poems due in class Friday; you will recite one of your poems in class. No Red Ink verbals practice due Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Work on “I Remember You” poem and video due next Thursday, March 15. ZINC 2nd set (142 words learned) due next Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m.


Posted March 2, 2018 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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