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SQ=Supporting Question
H=Handout
HW=Homework
ESOL Strategies/ ESOL Strategies
Strategies Matrix in website
The Standards
Ninth Honors Qtr
A Schedule
 
Date
Objectives/Standards
Agenda
 
Tuesday
March 28
LAFS.910.RL.2.5 Analyze
how an author’s choices
concerning how to structure
a text, order events within it
(e.g., parallel plots), and
manipulate time (e.g.,
pacing, flashbacks) create
such effects as mystery,
tension, or surprise.
I. Warm up
    A. Sit where you will not talk, respond to Prompt #24 Quest:
    How is human experience revealed through the various examples
    of the quest concept?
    B. Secure a copy of the Nextext version of The Odyssey
    C. Sign on to laptop Collections
II. Small Group
    A.Share Mandala with small group
    B. Decide which member will share with the class.
III. Whole Class
    A. Share Mandala
    B. Discuss The Odyssey
    C. 4th Quarter details
IV Homework
    A. Theme or Characterization due Monday
    1. Each Book should be presented in your notebook. (75
    points in WN)
    B. In an outline, write the steps that it takes to write a good
    expository essay. Use your Writer's, Inc. or Collections textbook
    to find this information (use the index of the book to find how to
    write an outline and what a good essay includes).  (40 points in
    WN)
    C. Prepare for Essay test on Monday, April  3
    C. Prepare for The Odyssey test on Wednesday April 5
Cypress Bay->Media Center-Practice for FSA test

Characterization:

flat vs round character
static vs dynamic character
We learn about characters by directly or indirectly:
-what they do as described by the narrator
-what the character says
-what the character thinks
-what other characters say about the character
-dialogue
Thursday
March 30
LAFS.910.RL.2.5 Analyze
how an author’s choices
concerning how to structure
a text, order events within it
(e.g., parallel plots), and
manipulate time (e.g.,
pacing, flashbacks) create
such effects as mystery,
tension, or surprise.
Continue to study the epic
poem
Review/Reinforce the essay
format

new terms:

en  media res
hamartia
hubris
monomyth
arete


review term-> foil
archetype
motif
I. Warm Up
A. Sit at your laptop
1. Take out your WN
2. Take out a loose-leaf paper
B. Log on to my.hrw.com
C. Respond to Prompt #25 Dark
It is better to reamin in the dark about things that are beyond one's
control.
II. Individual Student
A. Go to Interactive Writing Lessons->Writing Informative Texts->
1. Click on all liks and study
a. Take notes
b. Log in Language Log
B. Go to Student Resources
1. Go to Level Up Tutorials->Explore Tutorials (top left)->Analyzing
Informative Texts
a. Scroll down to ->Evidence
b. Conduct the tutorial and take notes
c. Log in Language Log
III. Homework
A.  Review the essay for test.
B. Tuesday: Using Writer's Inc textbook, write an outline showing the
important steps and parts for writing an Expository Essay. On a loose-leaf
paper (40 points)
C. Review for
The Odyssey test on Thursday.

Characters or Themes Due-Notebook will be collected. 75 points
Characterization:

flat vs round character
static vs dynamic character
We learn about characters by directly or indirectly:
-what they do as described by the narrator
-what the character says
-what the character thinks
-what other characters say about the character
-dialogue

We are studying:
Theme, sequence of events (the epic poem The Odyssey
begins en media res), cause and effect

    and

characters, conflict, settings
What about the human experience is revealed through the various depiction of the journey motif? How do we learn about ourselves through experiences? How can experiences
teach us who we are as an individual?
Date
Objectives/Standards
Agenda
Comments/Resources
April
3
Monday
CIte strong and thorough textual
evidence
Produce clear and coherent writing
Determine the meaning of words
Vocabulary, Literary Devices,
Interpret
I. Warm Up
A. Sit where you will not talk
B. Take out a loose-leaf paper and a pen or pencil
II. Independent Work
A. Formal Expository Essay Assessment
B. Check Homework=Outline on How to Write an Expository Essay and
Collect The Outline on How to Write an Essay
C. Check Homework=Themes, Sequence of Events, Cause and Effects for EACH Book of
The Odyssey
OR
Characters, Conflicts, and Settings for EACH Book of The Odyssey
 
April 5
Wed
Reinforce study of the epic poem
I. Warm Up
A. Sit where you will not talk
B. Take out a loose-leaf paper and a pen or pencil; Reflection Sheet for Essay
C. Receive Scantron; FSA letter from office
II. Independent Work
A. Scantron
B. Respond to
The Odyssey Test
 
Friday
April 7
as above and:

Interpret figurative language
Make connections between texts
In Order To (IOT):

1) Discuss the elements of time,
mood, events, and interpretation
2) Identify abstraction to find
similarities between events of the
past and the present
3) Identify a special social issue or
problem and work with others to
decide on an appropriate expression
that incorporates opinions as
individuals and as citizens within a
community.
I. Warm Up
    A. Take out loose-leaf paper
    B. View backboard and write an Imagist Poem (eleven lines) based on Prompt #26
    Guernica
    C. Take your Collections textbook
II. Whole Class
    A. View an image of a painting
     1. Create an Imagist poem
    B. Discuss
    C. Read a poem
III. Small Group (Pairs/Dyads)
    A. Read "The Journey" by Mary Oliver, page 442
    B. Make sense of it (TPCASST, SOAPS, SIFT, DIDLS...)
    C. Answer questions 1-6 according to the text (poem), page 444
    1. Use RAP2S2
IV Homework
A. Chill, but..
B. Review for FSA
1. Use USATESTPREP
2. Cypress Bay website>MediaCenter>Gale>Testing
3. fsaassessments.org
C. Have a Happy, Safe Spring Break :-)
Guernica
What about the human experience is revealed through the various depiction of the journey motif? How do we learn about ourselves through experiences? How can experiences
teach us who we are as an individual?
Date
Objectives/Standards
Agenda
 
April
18
Tues
Interpret figurative language
Make connections between texts

In order to:

Discuss the elements of time,
mood,events, and interpretation
Identify abstraction to find similarities
between events of the past and the
present
Identify a special social issue of problem
and work with others to decide on an
appropriate expression that incorporates
opinions as individuals and as citizens
within a community.
I. Warm Up
    A. Take out loose-leaf paper
    B. Recieve Vocabulary List #3; "The Journey," Mary Oliver
    C. View backboard and write an Imagist Poem (eleven lines) based on Prompt
    #26 Guernica
    C. Take your Collections textbook
II. Whole Class
    A. View an image of a painting
    B. Discuss Guernica
    C. Discuss VIS and directions
    C. Read a poem, "The Journey"
III. Small Group (Pairs/Dyads)
    A. Read "The Journey" by Mary Oliver, page 442
       1. Annotate (10 points)
    B. Make sense of it (TPCASST, SOAPS, SIFT, DIDLS...)
    C. Answer questions 1-6 according to the text (poem), page 444
    1. Use RAP2S2

III. Small Group (Pairs/Dyads)
    A. Read "The Journey" by Mary Oliver, page 442
    B. Make sense of it (TPCASST, SOAPS, SIFT, DIDLS...)
    C. Answer questions 1-6 according to the text (poem), page 444
    1. Use RAP2S2
(fourth hour...lost to classroom FSA set-up) work is on the student.

IV Homework
A. Review for FSA(on your own now)
    1. Use USATESTPREP
    2. Cypress Bay website>MediaCenter>Gale>Testing
    3. fsaassessments.org
B. Begin VIS (Due next Monday) for the 20 assigned words Vocab List #3
C. Bring
To Kill a Mockingbird (TKAM) on Monday
D. On a loose-leaf paper (back of
Guernica imagist poem), answer questions from
page 444
Collections due Monday
E. Annotate "The Journey," (10 pts)
apothecary                     
abominable
amiable
assuage
auspicious
contentious
dispensation
expansive
fractious
indigenous
malevolent
mortification
persevere
piety
soujourn
tranquility
tyranny
unsullied
vexation
wallow
Thurs
April
20
FSA Testing
   
Tues
May 2
  I. Warm Up
A. Take out annotated Identity poem and WN
B. Sit at your laptop
II. Individual Work
A. Go to  reyeseng.org look for the following clips
1. Take notes using a Text/me Chart (10 pts), one full page
B. Receive graded work and check comments and grade
1. Confirm everything is fine
2. File neatly
Emmit Till
TKAM Scottboro Clips (honors)  Scottsboro Clip 1
Scottsboro Clip 2