March 9

Honors 9th Literature Week 10 March 12-16

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

T 3/13 – No Red Ink verbals quiz

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.

M 3/19 – The Night Circus Part I quiz

 

Continue independently reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern; we will review portions in class, but it is your responsibility to finish Part I by Monday, March 19. To prepare for the quiz, use the Night Circus Study Guide Part I. 

 

Monday, March 12

Opener: Review exposition of The Night Circus and the study guide.

Work Session: 

  1. Introduce The Tempest: View images Visual Texts and Shakespeare’s Language; Word/Phrase Bank and write poems/prose passages to share.
  2. Discuss themes that emerge from the images and poems and create a list for the unit study of The Tempest.

Closer: Continue reading The Night Circus Part I and/or revise your “I Remember You” poem and reflections.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” complete video and labeled poem due Thursday; ZINC 2nd set due Friday. The Night Circus Part I quiz Monday.

 

Tuesday, March 13

Opener: Review “I Remember You” assignment requirements and rubric; focus on developing strong reflections to explain your literary technique. Review qualities of strong presentations through the speaking/listening standards for ELA 9th grade.

Work Session:

  1. Computer Lab: Revise “I Remember You” poem and reflections; develop your multimedia presentation.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part I.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” complete video and labeled poem due Thursday; ZINC 2nd set due Friday. The Night Circus Part I quiz Monday.

 

Wednesday, March 14–EARLY RELEASE

Opener: Review “I Remember You” assignment requirements and rubric; focus on developing strong reflections to explain your literary technique. Review qualities of strong presentations through the speaking/listening standards for ELA 9th grade.

Work Session:

  1. Computer Lab: Revise “I Remember You” poem and reflections; develop your multimedia presentation.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part I.

HOMEWORK: “I Remember You” complete video and labeled poem due Thursday; ZINC 2nd set due Friday. The Night Circus Part I quiz Monday.

 

Thursday, March 15

Opener: Review The Night Circus Part I.

Work Session: 

  1. Present “I Remember You” poems.

Closer: Read The Night Circus Part I.

HOMEWORK:  ZINC 2nd set due Friday. The Night Circus Part I quiz Monday.

 

Friday, March 16

Opener: Finish “I Remember You” presentations and set up Nearpod. 

Work Session:

  1. Explore Shakespeare’s world: Elizabethan language, the Globe Theatre, culture, history, and overview of The Tempest with Nearpod.
  2. Analyze, rehearse, and perform Act I Scene 1 (pantomime, self-reflection, group discussion; add dialogue).

Closer: Compare/contrast student performances with professional adaptations of the play.

HOMEWORK:  ZINC 2nd set due Friday. The Night Circus Part I quiz Monday.


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

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