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October 2018
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Legend: EQ=Essential Question
SQ=Supporting Question
H=Handout
HW=Homework
WN=Writer's Notebook
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The Standards The highlighted
standards are the extremely important
ones addressed in my class.
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Additional Reading on Courage:

Courage Today

People who had courage:
Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rosa Parks
Emmet Till's Mom, Mamie Till
Tank Man in Tianamen Square
Rachel Corrie
April 2019
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for the class. Updates are usually made after 8 P.M.
October
Essential Question (EQ)=
How do I become an
effective communicator?
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Main Standards:
  • Interact with new content.
  • Cite textual evidence to
    support analysis of what the
    text shows explicityly as well
    as inferences drawn from text.
  • Determine a central idea of a
    text and analyze its
    development over the course
    of the text, including how it
    emerges and is shaped and
    refined by specific details;
  • Analyze how an author's
    claims are developed.
  • Demonstrate command of
    standard English grammar and
    usage when writing or
    speaking.
1
I. Warm Up
A. Take laptop
B. Take out WN
1. Lanuage Log:
Language Log
Select the pulldown menu to the
left and locate the Writing and
Revision page. Completelly
conduct the following tutorial
and practices:
a. Revising for word choice
b. Using transitions
c. Revising at the sentence level
d. revising to add supporting
details
e. revising for unity, cohernece,
and organization
C. Document each tutorial onto
Language Log in back of WN
D. Continue and do the same
with
Conventions:
a. Nouns
b. adverbs
c. verbs
d. pronouns
e. sentence, fragments, and
run-ons
f. parts of a sentence, subjects
and predicaments
g. parts of a sentences
complements
h. classi
fying sentences by
stucture
i. conjunctions

YOU SHOULD TAKE NOTES
of these lessons in your WN.
These are fundamental for
writing and reading
improvement.
2
I. Warm Up
A. Take laptop
B. Take out WN
1. Lanuage Log:
Language Log
Select the pulldown menu to the
left and locate the Writing and
Revision page. Completelly
conduct the following tutorial
and practices:
a. Revising for word choice
b. Using transitions
c. Revising at the sentence level
d. revising to add supporting
details
e. revising for unity, cohernece,
and organization
C. Document each tutorial onto
Language Log in back of WN
D. Continue and do the same
with
Conventions:
a. Nouns
b. adverbs
c. verbs
d. pronouns
e. sentence, fragments, and
run-ons
f. parts of a sentence, subjects
and predicaments
g. parts of a sentences
complements
h. classi
fying sentences by
stucture
i. conjunctions

YOU SHOULD TAKE NOTES
of these lessons in your WN.
These are fundamental for
writing and reading
improvement.
3
I. Warm Up
A. Receive scantron
B. Sit where you will not talk
II. Individual Work
A. Complete assessment within
the allocated time.
1. 40 min Writing and
Language for PSAT Practice
B. Continue tutorials and
document in the back of the
notebook.
4
I. Warm Up
A. Receive scantron
B. Sit where you will not
talk
II. Individual Work
A. Complete assessment
within the allocated time.
1. 40 min Writing and
Language for PSAT
Practice
B. Continue tutorials and
document in the back of
the notebook.
III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The
Physics of Flipping the
bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz
multiple choice and writing
for 11 points total.
5

Review Writing and Language
Review "We Wear the Mask"
and Review "Quilt of a
Country"
Writing Argumentative Essays.
II. Independent Work
A. Check "Monkey See,
Monkey Do"



III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The Physics of
Flipping the bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz
multiple choice and writing for
11 points total.
  8
I. Warm Up
A. Prompt #8 Love
Draw and describe Love
Review Writing and Language
Review "We Wear the Mask"
and Review "Quilt of a
Country"
Writing Argumentative
Essays.

II. Independent Work
A. Check "Monkey See,
Monkey Do" .

III.
Homework
A. NEWSELA-"The Physics of
Flipping the bottle"
1. Must answer the quiz
multiple choice and writing for
11 points total.
B. Notebook due Oct. 16
1. Ensure that it includes
tutorials from Level Up
Tutorials-Writing and
Revision and Conventions in
Resources at my.hrw.com.
9
I. Warm Up
A. Prompt # 8 Love
Draw and describe Love
B. Receive textbook.
1.  Turn to page 21, "Rituals
of Memory."
2. Answer questions 1-4,
from page 25, in WN.
a. Use RACES.

II. Independent Class
A. Check "Monkey See,
Monkey Do" (Period 1)

III. Homework
A. Notebook due Oct. 15
1. Ensure that it includes
tutorials from Level Up
Tutorials-Writing and
Revision and Conventions in
Resources at my.hrw.com.
10  

PSAT
11
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #8
Love
Draw Love, then describe
it.
B. Respond to Prompt #9
    Sidewalk Flowers
  In the wordless picture
book Sidewalk Flowers a
little girl and her father go
for a walk.

How was the girl's
experience of the walk
different from her father's
experience?

Give examples from the
story to explain how they
differ.
C. Take out Transition
Word List

II.  Whole Class
A. The Argumentative
Essay
B. Receive Handouts:
1. Argumentative Writing-
Lecture Notes
2. Organize Your Essay
3. Paul Pupil Essay
4. Polly Pupil Essay

III. Homework
A. WN is due next class
with Language Log
reflectiing completion of
Writing and Revision and
Convention tutorials.
12
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
Respond to Prompt #8 Love
Draw Love, then describe it.
B. Respond to Prompt #9
    Sidewalk Flowers
  In the wordless picture book
Sidewalk Flowers a little girl
and her father go for a walk.

How was the girl's experience
of the walk different from her
father's experience?

Give examples from the story
to explain how they differ.
C. Take out Transition Word
List

II.  Whole Class
A. The Argumentative Essay
B. Receive Handouts:
1. Argumentative Writing-
Lecture Notes
2. Organize Your Essay
3. Paul Pupil Essay
4. Polly Pupil Essay

III. Homework
A. WN is due next class with
Language Log reflectiing
completion of
Writing and
Revision and Convention
tutorials
.
  15
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN,
Collections,
pg.  R16
B.Take out Argument Lecture
notes
C. Take out Paul and Polly
Pupil Essay

II. Small Group
A. Share the three thesis
statements, one at a time.
B. Review essays that were
marked.
C. Review page R-16 from
Collections
 1. Complete the CREC table
for the Columbus essay, on a
loose-leaf page.
III. Independent Work
A. Turn in WN (basket) with
name clearly marked!
IV Whole Class
A. Check handouts
B. Receive "Melting Pot" by
Anna Quindlen and Questions
V.
Homework (Honors
Only)
A. Answer questions for
"Melting Pot"  on sheet and
loose-leaf paper.
16
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN,
Collections,
pg.  R16
B.Take out Argument
Lecture notes
C. Take out Paul and Polly
Pupil Essay

II. Small Group
A. Share the three thesis
statements, one at a time.
B. Review essays that were
marked.
C. Review page R-16 from
Collections
 1. Complete the CREC
table for the Columbus
essay, on a loose-leaf page.
III. Independent Work
A. Turn in WN (basket) with
name clearly marked!
IV Whole Class
A. Check handouts
B. Receive "Melting Pot" by
Anna Quindlen and
Questions
V.
Homework (Honors
Only)
A. Answer questions for
"Melting Pot"  on sheet and
loose-leaf paper.
17 Level Up Tutorials:

Go to
Collections, page R16
and complete the CREC table
for the Columbus essay, on a
loose-leaf page.
Tutorials

Analyzing Informational
Texts:
Analyzing Arguments
Evidence

Interactive Writing Lessons:
Writing Arguments Anything
not completed in class is
HOMEWORK for the next class
.
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