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SQ=Supporting Question
H=Handout
HW=Homework
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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
   
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
     
April
24
     
       
       
       
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

TKAM Scottboro Clips (honors)  Scottsboro Clip 1
Scottsboro Clip 2
Emmit Till