August 24

Honors 9th Literature Week 5 Aug. 27-31

Planning Your Week

 

S 8/26: Complete interview narrative with transcript due to Turnitin.com.

M 8/27: No Red Ink parallelism practice due at 11:59 p.m.

W 8/29: Early Release! No Red Ink parallelism quiz due at 11:59 p.m.

Th 8/30: ZINC 1st check (Remember, the goal is to learn words and increase your class and school rank. Top students will earn extra credit.) You must log in through Clever.

F 8/31: Quiz on “Writing Genres” and “Writing Skills” from pre-course vocabulary sheet.

 

Monday, August 27

Opener: Unpack Embedded Assessment 2 (argument) p.64. Review review elements of argument (p.91-2). Complete a stoplight self-check. 

Work Session:

  1. SB: Activity 1.14: read the article and answer the text-dependent questions.
  2. SB: Complete “Working from the Text” and “Check Your Understanding”; share with the class.
  3. SB: Review “Marigolds” EOC feedback; respond to the EOC prompt p.68

Closer: IAN: Complete reading log for independent reading; book pass–read each other’s books for 5-10 minutes and log post-it summary +/-.

HOMEWORK: Complete No Red Ink parallelism practice. Read IR and complete ZINC for Aug. 30 check. Study “Writing Genres” and “Writing Skills” vocab. terms from pre-course reading list.

 

Tuesday, August 28

Opener: Compare and contrast informational and argumentative writing. How do you analyze persuasive elements?

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: Read independent reading book.Look for examples of parallel structure, rhetorical appeals, and anaphora.

HOMEWORK: Complete No Red Ink parallelism quiz by Wed. night. Read IR and complete ZINC for Aug. 30 check. Study “Writing Genres” and “Writing Skills” vocab. terms from pre-course reading list.

 

Wednesday, August 29 Early Release

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

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: Read your independent reading book.

HOMEWORK: Complete No Red Ink parallelism quiz. Read IR and complete ZINC for Aug. 30 check. Study “Writing Genres” and “Writing Skills” vocab. terms from pre-course reading list.

 

Thursday, August 30

Opener: Review research pathways and databases; introduce CRAAP test for source analysis.

Work Session:

  1. Complete SRI assessment.
  2. Research articles on your chosen topic.

Closer: Read independent reading book.

HOMEWORK: Read IR and complete ZINC (due 11:59 p.m.). Study “Writing Genres” and “Writing Skills” vocab. terms from pre-course reading list.

 

Friday, August 31

Opener: Review SMELL and SOAPSTone graphic organizers.

Work Session:

  1. Complete Q1 Touchstone.
  2. Vocab. Quiz for pre-course reading.
  3. Continue research; complete CRAAP tests and a SMELL or SOAPSTone analysis for each of your sources.

Closer: Read independent reading book.

HOMEWORK: Enjoy your holiday weekend!


Posted August 24, 2018 by Rachael Sanford in category Honors 9th Literature

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