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February 2019

Page history last edited by Jane Smith-Vaniz 11 months, 4 weeks ago
Date and Learning Target  Classwork and Resources  Assignments  

2/27-28

I can tell the events from Polyphemus' point of view, changing the story from Odysseus' to his.   

Block 1 SAT prep :  Parallel Structure

Block 4 Practice

and Parallel Structure practice

Homeric Similes -- peer share -- best? 

Point of view

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs 

The Way Eye See It

Image result for cyclopes

Write your version of events from Polyphemus' point of view -- submit the hyperlink, shared for editing, to Schoology

2/25-26

I can better visualize the meaning of a Homeric Simile and  their "special effects" by finding visual representation online.

Honors: I can analyze the Homeric simile by finding representation online and explaining what is being emphasized.  

Block 1 More Greek Words -- Quizziz

Block 4 -- SAT prep :  Parallel Structure

and Parallel Structure practice 

Homeric Similes --  appreciating them :) Assignment on SCHOOLOGY 

 

Finish reading Book IX (the Kyklops)

 

Complete your Homeric Similes work -- submit to Schoology

Make sure you have finished reading Book IX -- the Kyklops/Cyclops :)

Expect a reading quiz!

2/21-22

I can use context clues to interpret words within Bk IX of The Odyssey.

Block 1 -Greek Words in action Kahoot 

Block 4 - More Greek Words Quizziz

 

Cicones & Lotus Eaters:  Nature of Challenges

Infographic - ONE for both

 

Words in Context practice Book IX 

 

Book IX of Odyssey on Actively Learn 

Get through 1/2 of Book IX 

Finish your infographic for Cicones and Lotus Eaters 

2/15-20

I can manipulate Greek words to create new definitions.

I can review peers' infographics to help improve both theirs and my own.

Block 1) 

 Greek prefixes, roots, and suffixes

Create 3 new words with their definitions

 

Block 4)

Greek Words in action Kahoot 

 

Share infographics -- peer review using rubric

Read Parts I & II of Book IX on Actively Learn

 

Finish reading Parts I & II of Book IX on Actively Learn if necessary

2/13-14 

I can create an infographic that summarizes the plot and key ideas from Book V of The Odyssey. 

Block 4)  Greek prefixes, roots, and suffixes

Create 3 new words with their definitions

Both Sections:  

Create an infographic  (using online tool  Venngage) about Calypso's Island -- see Schoology Assignment

This formative is practice -- others will be interim and summative...

Ms. S-V's sample discussed but you have to come up with your own!

Finish and submit your infographic; we will discuss and assess them next class! 

2/12 SNOW DAY!

Image result for snow day
 

2/8-11

I can create new words using Greek.

I can use reading strategies to tackle the challenging text of the Odyssey.

Appositive  and Practice 

video through Troy

Tackling The Odyssey

Book V on Actively Learn as assigned :)

 

Finish Book V on Actively Learn 

2/6-7 

I can understand the desire driving Odysseus

Khan Academy LINKING

Gilligan's Island, Ogygiaand other paradises 

What could make YOU want to leave these places?

Notes 

Complete 20 minutes of Khan Academy practices  -- grammar and effective language use 

2/4-5

I can relate to Ralston's story of grit and describe a time I too had to "tough it out."

 

I can tell and listen to a story about grit in small groups.

Comma Splices and Fused Sentences 

PDF 

Block 1 Watch the Grit Actively Learn assignment

Stories about Grit -- surviving the worst!

Aaron RalstonÅ› story

His own words

Story Telling

Think of a time you almost gave up -- use the Story Telling Hints doc to help brainstorm -- then tell to small group; feedback from group about what held their attention, what didn't

Pixar in a Box Story Telling

 

Adulting choice: for WIT 

Important term to understand:  suitor -- a man who pursues a relationship with a particular woman, with a view to marriage.

Watch the video summary of The Odyssey 

We will start reading at about 5:30 minutes in...Book V :)

AND 

Complete Khan Academy practices   

  • Within Sentence Punctuation 
  • Sentence Boundaries

2/1

I can peer edit using a checklist created from the rubric.

I can give partner's essay a meaningful title 

Create Checklist from Rubric

Peer Edit 

Title partner's essay  

Submit final copy (no edits, titled, formal) to Schoology before next class  

extra credit:  submit final copy to Schoology by Sunday Noon.  

 

 

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