February
Honors: Periods 3, 4, and 8                       A-Day=Yellow         B-Day=Blue
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?


Examples of Annotation:
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.
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 the above in Language
Log (back of WN):
6
I. Warm Up
A Take out WN, Terms to Own
B. Receive handouts:
1. Tone list
2. TPCASTT G.O
3. Know the  Lingo
4. How to Read a Poem

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. How to Read a Poem

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
I. Warm Up
A. Receive chart paper to continue to evaluate a
poem using TPCASTT
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)

III. Homework
A. Anything not finished.
B.  Begin studying for
Vocabulary Test
  18- Presidents' Day
19
I. Warm Up
A.Receive writing handouts
B. Receive instructions and packet for essay.
II. Independent Work
A. Begin drafting argumentative essay.
B 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. Turn in "Oklahoma Bombing" and "Eulogy to
MLK."
E. Take out loose-leaf paper.
II. Individual Task
A. Begin Writing Essay-Argumentative
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

I. Warm Up
A. Return writing packets to students and
continue writing essay. At the end of class
return packets with Essay.
22

I. Warm Up
A. Receive handouts
B Turn in "Oklahoma Bombing" and "Eulogy to
MLK."

II. Individual Task
A. Continue writing Essay-Argumentative
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
Vocabulary Jam
Vocabulary Test

Give back student work and file

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
Vocabulary Jam
Vocabulary Test

Give back student work and file

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.

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
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.
C. Discuss

the
Plot Line
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
1
I. Warm Up
A. Secure a Collections textbook
1. Turn to "Duty," page 289
II. Whole Class
A. Review "Duty" Write the theme
III. Dyads
A. On a loose-leaf paper create
a graphic
organizer to show how all five selections
address the same theme. Ensure that evidence
is provided for all selections: "From Love's
Vocabulary," "Duty," "My Shakespeare,"
Romeo and Juliet, and Pyramus and Thisbe.
   
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