Essential Question (EQ)= How
do I become an effective
communicator?
September
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Standards
3 Labor Day - No School
4
I. Warm Up
A. Receive incomplete essay.
II. Whole Class
A. The prompt
B. Annotations
III.Independent Work
A. Complete an expository essay
about the treatement of females
in sports.
B. Handouts:
1. Terms to Own
2. Navigating Complex Texts
3. Open House Schedulet
(Period 1)
IV. Homework
A. Find the definition for the
Terms to Own and copy the
definition in your Writer's
Notebook.
1. Use the Student Resources in
Collections, starting on page R1,
or at
Student Resources
B. Annotate "Navigating Complex
Texts," by Carol Jago
(Handout given to you).
Both tasks above are due next
class.
5
I. Warm Up
A. Get laptop
II. Whole Class
A. Discuss "Navigating
Complex Texts"
1. Annotating
III. Independent Student
A. Commonlit.org
1. Answer all questions
2. Periods 3 and 4 receive
RACES handout
IV. Homework
A. Conclude annotating
"Navigating Complex Texts"
B.NEWSELA
1. Answer all questions and
complete writing discussion
6
I. Warm Up
A. Get laptop
II. Whole Class
A. Discuss "Navigating
Complex Texts"
1. Annotating
III. Independent Student
A. Commonlit.org
1. Answer all questions
2. Receive RACES handout
IV. Homework
A. Conclude annotating
"Navigating Complex Texts"
B.NEWSELA
1. Answer all questions and
complete writing discussion
7
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN and homework
B. Receive Perspective handout
1. Prompt #3 Perspective What
do you think?
2. B. Check homework-Terms to
Own and annotated "Navigating
Complex Texts"
II.
Individual Work
A. View video Grammar Rocks
1.While viewing, complete a chart
with information that you gather
a. All parts of speech should be in
your shart: word, a definitiona,
examples
b. Complete in your WN (24 pts).

IV.
Whole Class
A. "A Quilt of a Country, " page 3
of
Collections.

V. Homework
A. None....Note...students were
awesome today. THANK YOU!
Main Standards:
  • Interact with new content.
  • Cite textual evidence to
    support analysis of what the
    text shows explicityly as well
    as inferences drawn from text.
  • Determine a central idea of a
    text and analyze its
    development over the course
    of the text, including how it
    emerges and is shaped and
    refined by specific details;
  • Analyze how an author's
    claims are developed.
  • Demonstrate command of
    standard English grammar
    and usage when writing or
    speaking.
No School-Rosh Hashanah
11
.
Warm Up
A. Take out WN and homework
B. Receive Perspective handout
1. Prompt #3 Perspective What
do you think?
2. B. Check homework-Terms to
Own and annotated "Navigating
Complex Texts"
II.
Individual Work
A. View video Grammar Rocks
1.While viewing, complete a
chart with information that you
gather
a. All parts of speech should be
in your shart: word, a definitiona,
examples
b. Complete in your WN (24 pts).

IV.
Whole Class
A. "A Quilt of a Country, " page 3
of
Collections.

V. Homework
A. None.
12
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Prompt #4-Likes/Dislikes
1. Write two lists of at least 20
items each. One list will be
about the things that you like,
the other of things you do not
like.

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson to
discuss
1. Formatting of an essay
2. Do's and Don'ts
III. Independent Work
A. Using myhrw.com (BSSO),
earphones, reread and listen
to "A Quilt of a Country."
1. Then, using RACES,
respond to questions 1-6 on
page 8.  (30 points)
a.  Answer online! Click on the
question and type within the
window.
1. Make sure that you save!
(Click on My Notebook at the
bottom left corner.)
IV Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class is due next class (we
began the homework in class).
1. "A Quilt of a Country" (30
pts).
13
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Prompt #4 Likes/Dislikes
1. Write two lists of at 20 items
each. One list will be of things
you like, the other list of things
you dislike.

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson to
discuss:
1. Formatting
2. Do's and Don'ts
III. Independent Work
A. Using myhrw.com (BSSO),
earphones, reread and listen
to "A Quilt of a Country."
1. Then, using RACES,
respond to questions 1-6 on
page 8.  (30 points)
a.  Answer online! Click on the
question and type within the
window.
1. Make sure that you save!
(Click on My Notebook at the
bottom left corner.)

IV Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class is due next class (we
began the homework in class).
1. "A Quilt of a Country" (30
pts).
14
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN.
B. Receive "Text/Me-Dialectic"
handout
C. Receive "Transitions" and
"Proofreading/Editing" handout

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson:
1. Formatting
2. Do's and Don'ts

III. Independent/Whole Class
A. Prompt #5
A Place at the Table
1. Create a Text/Me chart while
watching the video.
2. Choose two journal entries to
share with the class.

IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
Essential Question(s):
-
How do values influence the
way we express ourselves?
-How do I become an effective
communicator?
17-Interim Reports
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN.
B. Receive "Text/Me-Dialectic"
handout
C. Receive "Transitions" and
"Proofreading/Editing" handout

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson:
1. Formatting
2. Do's and Don'ts

III. Independent/Whole Class
A. Prompt #5
A Place at the Table
1. Create a Text/Me chart while
watching the video.
2. Choose two journal entries to
share with the class.

IV. Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
18
I.   Warm Up
A. Students sit at their seats and
receive handout for "We Wear
The Mask"
B. Receive a textbook
C. Take out Writer’s Notebook
(WN).

II.  Independent Work
A.  Mark the poem on the page
and annotate it.
1.  Conduct SIFT (by looking for
symbols, images, figures of
speech, tone and theme) to
better understand the poem.
B.  In WN, create a Text/Me chart
about the argumentative essay
using
Collections textbook,
pages 97-99 and R16. (Text/Me
charts are two whole pages of a
notebook, or one page front and
back).
1. In WN, identify the claim in the
passage on page R16.

III. Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
19 No School-Yom Kippur
20
I.   Warm Up
A. Students sit at their seats
and receive handout for "We
Wear The Mask"
B. Receive a textbook
C. Take out Writer’s Notebook
(WN).

II.  Independent Work
A.  Mark the poem on the page
and annotate it.
1.  Conduct SIFT (by looking
for symbols, images, figures of
speech, tone and theme) to
better understand the poem.
B.  In WN, create a Text/Me
chart about the argumentative
essay using
Collections
textbook, pages 97-99 and
R16. (Text/Me charts are two
whole pages of a notebook, or
one page front and back).
1. In WN, identify the claim in
the passage on page R16.

III. Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
21
I.  Warm Up
A. Receive a textbook.
B. Take out Writer’s Notebook
(WN).
C. Respond to Prompt #6 Peace
Draw and describe peace.
(Imagine peace, what does it look
like?)
II. Independent Work
A.  After responding to the
prompt, fill in the crossword puzzle
with words that deal with writing.
(Spend no more than 40 minutes.)
B.  Using
Collections textbook
page read “
Monkey See, Monkey
Do, Monkey Connect,” pages 123
to 129, or online.
C. In your WN, respond to
questions 1, 2, and 3 from page
130.
III.  Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
B. All work and homework will be
checked next class.
  24
I.  Warm Up
A. Receive a textbook.
B. Take out Writer’s Notebook
(WN).
C. Respond to Prompt #6 Peace
Draw and describe peace.
(Imagine peace, what does it look
like?)
II. Independent Work
A.  After responding to the
prompt, fill in the crossword puzzle
with words that deal with writing.
(Spend no more than 40 minutes.)
B.  Using
Collections textbook
page read “
Monkey See, Monkey
Do, Monkey Connect,” pages 123
to 129, or online.
C. In your WN, respond to
questions 1, 2, and 3 from page
130.
III.  Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
B. All work and homework will be
checked next class.
25
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Respond to Prompt #7
Pretend

Think about a time when you
have pretended to be someone
you you are not or when you
have didden your true feeling.
Why did you chooses to hide a
part of your identity? What
happens inside you when you
hide what is in your heart and
mind?
C. Take out Crossword Puzzle

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson
B. Writing workshop

III. Independent Work
A. Take your laptop
B. Received your essay
C. Begin second draft of Athlete
Expository essay in Google
Drive. Return essay before you
leave.

IV. Homework
A. None ( I want students to rest).
26
I. Warm Up
A. Take out WN
B. Respond to Prompt #7
Pretend

Think about a time when you
have pretended to be someone
you you are not or when you
have didden your true feeling.
Why did you chooses to hide a
part of your identity? What
happens inside you when you
hide what is in your heart and
mind?
C. Take out Crossword Puzzle

II. Whole Class
A. Writing mini-lesson
B. Writing workshop

III. Independent Work
A. Take your laptop
B. Received your essay
C. Begin second draft of
Athlete Expository essay in
Google Drive. Return essay
before you leave.

IV. Homework
A. None ( I want students to
rest).
27
I. Warm UP
A. Take out laptop

Conclude 2nd draft of
expository essay and send to
englishone18@gmail.com
28
I. Warm UP
A. Take out laptop

Conclude 2nd draft of expository
essay and send to
englishone18@gmail.com