FEBRUARY
Core: Periods 1, 2, 5, and 7              A Day=Yellow Day   B DAY= Blue Day
Essential Questions: How can I become an effective communicator? How do our differences make us similar? What are some strategies for building effective oral communication skills? What
stragegies can I use to make reading come alive? How does language    What How are we able to get past our differences to obtain a sense of belonging?
    What are the primary elements of an argumentative essay? How can something intangible impact my life?
  Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Standards:   What are we
doing?
-Cite strong and through textual
evidence to support analysis of
what the text shows explicitly
-Determine two or more themes
(central ideas) of a text and
analyze their development over the
course of the text.
-Analyze how an author's choices
concerning how to structure
specific parts of the text contribute
to its overall structure and
meaning, as wells its aesthetic
impact.

Objectives: Why?
-Analyze character motivations and
parallel plots to understand them.

ESOL-Como analizar un
cuento o ejemplar literario

Why Annotate?
Annotation Guide
How To Annotate
4
I. Warm Up
A. Pop quiz 15 min
B. Prompt #5 Chains
Man is born free and
everywhere he is in chains."
Jean Jacques Rousseau

C.
Take out Collections, page
27
II. Whole Class
A. Read "Gettysburg Address"
B. Introduce SOAPSTone
II. Small Group (Dyads)
A. Analyze Primary
Source/Speech using
SOAPSTone
in WN
III.
Homework
A. View the following tutorials
in Level-Up Tutorials:
  1. Figures of Speech
  2. Elements of Poetry
  3. Primary and Secondary
    Sources
a. Make sure you record in
Language Log
5
Since there were so many
absences on Friday due to
"Take Your Child to Work
Day," I have to adjust the
lesson for today: it will be fast-
paced and there will be
additional homework in order
to keep up with the course.
Prompt #5 Chains
Man is born free and
everywhere he is in chains."
Jean Jacques Rousseau
I. Warm Up
A. Pop quiz 15 min
B. Take out
Collections, page
27
II. Whole Class
A. Read "Gettysburg Address"
B. Introduce SOAPSTone
C. Introduce DIDLS
D. Introduce P.O.E.M.S.
II. Small Group (Dyads)
A. Analyze Primary
Source/Speech using
SOAPSTone in WN

III.
Homework
A. View the following tutorials
in Level-Up Tutorials:
  1. Figures of Speech
  2. Elements of Poetry
  3. Primary and Secondary
    Sources
a. Make sure you record the
above in Language Log (back
of WN):
Title of
Tutorial
Date
Completed
   
6
I. Warm Up
A Take out WN, Terms to Own
B. Receive handouts:
1. Tone list
2. TPCASTT
3. Know the  Lingo
4.

II. Whole Class
A. Powershow on How to Read
a Poem
B. Introduce TPCASTT to
analyze a poem

III. Small Group
A. Students collaborate to
analyze a poem using
TPCASTT.
B. Read a poem in honor of
Black History Month.

IV. Homework
None
7
I. Warm Up
A Take out WN, Terms to Own
B. Receive handouts:
1. Tone list
2. TPCASTT
3. Know the  Lingo
4.

II. Whole Class
A. Powershow on How to Read a Poem
B. Introduce TPCASTT to analyze a
poem

III. Small Group
A. Students collaborate to analyze a
poem using TPCASTT.
B. Read a poem in honor of Black
History Month.

IV. Homework
None
8
I Warm Up
A. Take out handouts and WN
II. Small Groups
A. Collaborate to complete
TPCASTT for "Everywhere There is
Racism."
  11.

Same as Friday. Preparing to
study and evaluatue a poem
as part of reading
comprehension improvement.
12
I. Warm Up
A. Receive Scantron for
Reading test and FSA practice
II. Individual Work
A. over an hour testing for
reading comprehension
III. Small Groups
A.  Receive poster paper and
return to groups to work on
TPCASTT of a poem

IV. Homework
A. None
13.
I. Warm Up
A. Receive Scantron for
Reading test and FSA practice
II. Individual Work
A. over an hour testing for
reading comprehension
III. Small Groups
A.  Receive poster paper and
return to groups to work on
TPCASTT of a poem

IV. Homework
A. None
14
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts:
1. Instruction sheet (15 pts)
2. Eulogy for MLK packet (15 pts)
3. Oklahoma Bombing Packet

II. Buddy Team
A. Complete each packet following the
directions and answering the questions.
1. Write legibly
B. Write five sentences using
punctuation formula Cor S, Cor S or
Cor S; conj, Cor S on a loose-leaf
paper. (10 Pts)

III. Homework
A. Anything not finished.
B.  Begin studying for
Vocabulary Test
15
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts:
1. Instruction sheet (15 pts)
2. Eulogy for MLK packet (15
pts)
3. Oklahoma Bombing Packet

II. Buddy Team
A. Complete each packet
following the directions and
answering the questions.
1. Write legibly
B. Write five sentences using
punctuation formula Cor S,
Cor S or
Cor S; conj, Cor S on a
loose-leaf paper. (10 Pts)
Example: Odysseus knew he
could not out-wit Circe;
consequently, either he would
have to assuage her ego and
get his men back, or he would
spend the rest of his life on
the Island of Aeaea.

III. Homework
A. Anything not finished.
B.  Begin studying for

Vocabulary Tes
t
Standards:   What are we
doing?
-Cite strong and through textual
evidence to support analysis of
what the text shows explicitly
-Determine two or more themes
(central ideas) of a text and
analyze their development over the
course of the text.
-Analyze how an author's choices
concerning how to structure
specific parts of the text contribute
to its overall structure and
meaning, as wells its aesthetic
impact.
No School -Presidents' Day
19
I. Warm Up
A. Take Laptop
B. Take out writing handouts
C. Receive instructions and
packet for essay.
D. Take out loose-leaf paper
II. Independent Work
A. Begin drafting
argumentative essay.
B. Use NoRedInk to help with
the draft.
C. Write the final draft on a
loose-leaf paper.
D. Complete packet.
E. Receive graded Vocab
Chart.

III. Homework
A. Practice
Vocabulary
20
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts
B. Get laptops
C. Go to NOREDINK.com
D. Turn in "Oklahoma
Bombing" and "Eulogy to MLK."
E. Take out loose-leaf paper.
II. Individual Task
A. Begin Writing
Essay-Argumentative in draft.
B. Complete the Exotic Pet
packet by highlighting and
marking (8) points,
then answering the questions
(12 points) using RACES.
C. Receive graded Vocab
Chart.
III. Homework
A. Practice
Vocabulary
21

Early Release Day-7th hour has a full
90-minute class.

I. Warm Up
A. Return writing packets and continue
writing essay. At the end of class return
packets.

Extra 30 minutes will be given next class
to period 5.
22
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts
B. Get laptops
C. Go to NOREDINK.com
D. Turn in "Oklahoma
Bombing" and "Eulogy to
MLK."
E. Take out loose-leaf paper.
II. Individual Task
A. Continue writing
Essay-Argumentative in draft.
B. Complete the Exotic Pet
packet by highlighting and
marking (8) points,
then answering the questions
(12 points) using RACES.
C. Receive graded Vocab
Chart.
III. Homework
A. Practice
Vocabulary
  25
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts
B. Period 5 will have an
additional 30 minutes on the
essay.

II. Individual Work
A. Vocabulary Jam TBA
B. Vocabulary Test


III. Homework
A. Tutorials:
1.
Myths, Legends and Tales
2. Universal and Recurring
Themes
3. Reading for Details
B. Read Collections pages
289-296 "Duty"
26
I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts

II. Individual Work
A. Vocabulary Jam
B. Vocabulary Test

III. Homework
A. Tutorials:
1.
Myths, Legends and Tales
2. Universal and Recurring
Themes
3. Reading for Details
B. Read Collections pages
289-296 "Duty"
27
I. Warm Up
A. Secure a textbook,
Collections
1. Turn to "Duty," page 289.

II. Whole Class
A. Review "Duty"  (NOBODY
read!)
B. Read "Pyramus and
Thisbe," page 283.
C. Discuss the
Plot Line
28
I. Warm Up
A. Secure a textbook, Collections
1. Turn to "Duty," page 289.

II. Whole Class
A. Review "Duty"  (NOBODY read!)
B. Read "Pyramus and Thisbe," page
283.I. Warm Up
A. Secure a Collections textbook
1. Turn to "Duty," page 289
II. Whole Class
A. Review "Duty"
B. Read "Pyramus and Thisbe, " page
283

C. Discuss the
Plot Line
I. Warm Up
A. Secure a Collections
textbook
1. Turn to "Duty," page 289
II. Whole Class
A. Review "Duty"
B. Read "Pyramus and
Thisbe, " page 283

III. Dyads
A. On a loose-leaf paper write
the following:
1. Theme statement for
"Duty," one or two sentences.
2. Plot for "Pyramus and
Thisbe"
a. Exposition
b. rising action events
c. climax
d. falling aciton events
e. conflict
f. resolution
g. theme
Plot Line