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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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April
Essential Questions: What kind of events shape our lives and our belief systems? How do our actions impact others or cause chain reactions? How do tales and myths explain the inexplainable?
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know that it gets easier
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Study Essay Writing notes.
Study Punctuation
Formulas.

Practice for the FSA!

ALL CLASSES Will be the
same this week.
1 April Fool's Day
Beginning of 4th Quarter!


Practice for the FSA!
2 FSA Testing

HW- Mandala is due next class for all
courses.

See the Odyssey page. Use your handouts.

Mandala
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Receipt of Prompt #11
Archetypes (read the handout to
respond in your WN).
II. Small Group
A. Show and tell Mandalas
B. Decide which one provides the
most accurate example and
explanation for a character from
the Odyssey:
1. Neatly presented
2.Evidence
3. Explanation
4. On time
III Whole Class
A. Present Mandalas
B. Conclude the Odyssey
C. Odyssey Review-Final

IV Homework
A. Tutorials---> Level Up
Tutorials:
1. Types of Literature->
Prose
Forms
2. Analyzing Literature->
a.
Plot stages
b. Plot Sequence of events
c. Conflict
d. Setting
e. Character Traits

Note: Make sure you log the title
and completion date in the back
of your Writer's Notebook
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Receipt of Prompt #11
Archetypes (read the
handout to respond in your
WN).
II. Small Group
A. Show and tell Mandalas
B. Decide which one
provides the most accurate
example and explanation
for a character from the
Odyssey:
1. Neatly presented
2.Evidence
3. Explanation
4. On time
III Whole Class
A. Present Mandalas
B. Conclude the Odyssey
C. Odyssey Review-Final

IV Homework
A. Tutorials---> Level Up
Tutorials:
1. Types of Literature->
Prose Forms
2. Analyzing Literature->
a.
Plot stages
b. Plot Sequence of events
c. Conflict
d. Setting
e. Character Traits

Note: Make sure you log
the title and completion
date in the back of your
Writer's Notebook
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I. Warm Up
A. Receive the
"The Scarlet Ibis" handout
audio is here.
B.Receive the SOAPSTone
for "The Scarlet Ibis."

II. Whole Class
A. Read "The Scarlet Ibis"
while listening to the audio.

III.  Individual Student
A. Reread/review "The
Scarlet Ibis" and mark up
as many short story
elements as possible (18
points Honors/33 points for
Core)
1. Look for setting, climax,
foreshadow, simile,
imagery, metaphors,
symbols, conflict,
characters, and everything
from the tutorials.
B. Conduct SOAPSTONE
for the story (35 points).

IV. Homework
A. Answer questions for
"The Scarlet Ibis" in WN
(50 points).
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I. Warm Up
A. Receive the
"The Scarlet Ibis" handout
audio is here.
B.Receive the SOAPSTone for "The
Scarlet Ibis."

II. Whole Class
A. Read "The Scarlet Ibis" while
listening to the audio.

III.  Individual Student
A. Reread/review "The Scarlet Ibis"
and mark up as many short story
elements as possible (18 points
Honors/33 points for Core)
1. Look for setting, climax,
foreshadow, simile, imagery,
metaphors, symbols, conflict,
characters, and everything from the
tutorials.
B. Conduct SOAPSTONE for the story
(35 points).

IV. Homework
A. Answer questions for "The Scarlet
Ibis" in WN (50 points).
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out "The Scarlet Ibis" short story
handout.
B. Take out "The Scarlet Ibis" while listening
to the audio.

III. Individual Work
A. Reread/Review "The Scarlet Ibis" and
mark up as many literary elements as
possible (18 points for honors/33 points for
core)
1. Look for setting, climax, foreshadow,
simile, imagery, metaphors, symbols,
conflict, characters, theme, hyperbole,
personification, onomatopoeia, (Terms to
Own) and the literary elements from the
tutorials.

2. Check answers to the ten questions
related to the story.
3. Identify the literary elements of a short
story:
a. setting
1. time
2. place
3. environment
b. characters (brief description)
c. conflict
d. beginning
e. rising action
f. climax
g. falling action events
h. ending (resolution)
i. theme
j. literary devices-hyperbole, metaphor,
simile, personification, onomatopoeia,
dramatic irony, etc.
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out
"The Scarlet Ibis"
short story handout.
B. Take out "The Scarlet Ibis"
while listening to the audio.

III. Individual Work
A. Reread/Review "The Scarlet
Ibis" and mark up as many
literary elements as possible (18
points for honors/33 points for
core)
1. Look for setting, climax,
foreshadow, simile, imagery,
metaphors, symbols, conflict,
characters, theme, hyperbole,
personification, onomatopoeia,
(Terms to Own) and the literary
elements from the tutorials.

2. Check answers to the ten
questions related to the story.
3. Identify the literary elements of
a short story:
a. setting
1. time
2. place
3. environment
b. characters (brief description)
c. conflict
d. beginning
e. rising action
f. climax
g. falling action events
h. ending (resolution)
i. theme
j. literary devices-hyperbole,
metaphor, simile, personification,
onomatopoeia, dramatic irony,
etc.
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out "The Scarlet
Ibis" plot analysis
B. Take out "The Scarlet
Ibis" annotated story,
C. Take out WN, respond
to Prompt # 12  Warrior
What does it mean to be a
warrior?
D. When done with prompt,
get your laptop.

II. Individual Work
A. Crossword Puzzle-25
points (Core only)
B. Laptop Work-NEWSELA
"Love for The Mockingbird"
1. Answer all multiple
choice questions
2. Answer short-response
questions using RACES
(provide evidence from the
text and explain with
elaboration).
III. Homework
A. Anything not completed
in class
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out "The Scarlet
Ibis" plot analysis
B. Take out "The Scarlet
Ibis" annotated story,
C. Take out WN, respond
to Prompt # 12  Warrior
What does it mean to be a
warrior?
D. When done with prompt,
get your laptop.

II. Individual Work
A. Crossword Puzzle-25
points (Core only)
B. Laptop Work-NEWSELA
"Review of
To Kill a
Mockingbird.
"
1. Answer all multiple
choice questions
2. Answer short-response
questions using RACES
(provide evidence from the
text and explain with
elaboration).
III. Homework
A. Anything not completed
in class.
Objectives:  Students will know . . .
•        the plot, setting, and the main characters of the novel.
•        stylistic devices used by Harper Lee (e.g. 1st person/3rd person point of view, dialogue/dialect, character development, figurative language, symbols, themes).
•        necessary background information about the culture of the mid 1930’s and the Depression era.
•        the correct usage of the parts of speech and how to employ eight sentence formulas correctly in their writing through review.
Standards: With emphasis
on 1, 2, 3, 6,10.
1. Read closely to
determine what the text
says explicitly and to make
logical inferences from it;
cite specific textual
evidence when writing or
speaking to sup- port
conclusions drawn from the
text.
2. Determine central ideas
or themes of a text and
analyze their development;
summarize the key
supporting details and
ideas.
3. Analyze how and why
individuals, events, and
ideas develop and interact
over the course of a text.
6. Assess how point of view
or purpose shapes the
content and style of a text.
10. Read and comprehend
complex literary and
informational texts
independently and
proficiently.
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out Writer's Notebook.
1. Respond to Prompt # 13 Good Vs.
Evil:
Is humankind inherently good or evil?

B. Take a copy of
To Kill a
Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
C. Get your laptop

II. Whole Class
A.. Get your  
B. Read from Chapter 1 TKAM

III.
Homework
1. For the next three tutorials you
must create a Text/Me Chart in your
WN. Each should have at least two
annotations in the page (in other
words SIX entries for each column) for
a total of 24 points:
Affect Vs. Effect
The Use of Apostrophe for
Possesiveness
Commas In a Series
Remember to record the title and the
date in your Language Log at the
back of the Writer's Notebook
Honors TBD
IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
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I. Warm Up
A. Take out Writer's Notebook.
1. Respond to Prompt # 13 Good Vs. Evil:
Is humankind inherently good or evil?

B. Take a copy of
To Kill a Mockingbird by
Harper Lee

II. Whole Class
A. Read from Chapter 1 TKAM

III.
Homework
For the next three tutorials you must create
a Text/Me Chart in your WN. Each should
have at least two annotations in the page
(in other words SIX entries for each column)
for a total of 24 points:
Affect Vs. Effect
The Use of Apostrophe for Possesiveness
Commas In a Series
Remember to record the title and the date
in your Language Log at the back of the
Writer's Notebook
Honors TBD
IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
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I. Warm Up
A. Sit were you will work.
II. Whole Class
A.
To Kill a Mockingbird by
Harper Lee

III. Small Group
A. Reading Practice
1. One loose-leaf paper

IV. Homework
A. None
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I. Warm Up
A. Read from TKAM
II.  Small Group
A. Reading Practice
1. One loose-leaf paper

IV. Homework
A. None

Period 4: Independent Work
A. Handouts:  
1. Courage (respond on
same sheet)
2.  Harper Lee Biography
with questions

III. Homework
A. Make sure the Writer's
Notebook is up-to-date.
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Good Friday
Happy Easter
Happy Passover

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The Girl Who Stopped the
World
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All Periods
I. Warm Up
    A..Get laptop with audiophones
    B. Read from TKAM
II. Independent Work
    A. Rotational Work
    1.  Handouts:  
a. Courage (respond on same sheet)
b..  Harper Lee Biography with
questions (respond on same sheet)
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A. Earth Day
1. "The Girl Who Stopped The World'
     a.  
Video                           (8:31)
     b.
Transcipt
     c. Handout Activity and Rubric
2. Earth Day Interactive

Make sure that you have a
USATESTPREP signup
III. Homework
A. Make sure the Writer's Notebook is
up-to-date.
B. Anything not finished in class is
homework.
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I. Warm Up
    A..Get laptop with audiophones
    B. Read from TKAM
II. Period 4-Small Group
    A. Reading Practice
    1. One loose-leaf paper

II. Periods 1, 2, 3- Independent Work
    A. Rotational Work
    1.  Handouts:  
    a. Courage (respond on same sheet)
    b..  Harper Lee Biography with
    questions on same sheet
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    A. Earth Day
      1. "The Girl Who Stopped The
    World'
           a.  Video                           (8:31)
           b. Transcipt
           c. Handout Activity and Rubric
      2. Earth Day Interactive

    Make sure that you have a
    USATESTPREP Signup
    III. Homework
    A. Make sure the Writer's Notebook
    is up-to-date.
    B. Anything not finished in class is
    homework.
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Legend: EQ=Essential Question
SQ=Supporting Question
H=Handout
HW=Homework
WN=Writer's Notebook
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