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Bennett 2012 September Assignments

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Date

Class Topics/Activities

Assignments to be completed before next class meeting

 

 

9/5 

Class expectations and syllabus, sites and platforms;

Summer Reading connections

summer reading connections.docx

folktale anticipation guide.docx

AS GOOGLE DOC:

 

 

 

 

 

Complete the following survey on Google Docs before next block 

https://docs.google.com/a/rsd6.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHA2VkNjRkhzZUpTaWNhYXRmYkV4eUE6MA#gid=0

 

  folktale anticipation guide.docx AND complete the survey

 

 

 

9/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

9/11

Journal write: What kind of stories do I like?

 

Groups create own story that follows one of 7 patterns using Storybird.

PERIOD1:

http://storybird.com/classes/wamogo/cp-english-i/overview/

PERIOD2:

http://storybird.com/classes/wamogo/english-i-bennett-b-day-period-2/students/manage/new/

Folktales, fairytales - archetypal stories

Fairytale and Folktale Links

 

Patterns of stories

Types of Stories 

 

 

 http://goinswriter.com/power-of-story/

Read the above article and pull out 3 key ideas.  You may download and highlight or write them out.   If there are any statements or points you do NOT understand, pull that out too!  If you don't, I will assume you understand the entire article...  Oh my, how ominous

Then, complete the following survey about the role of story in your life.  You will have to sign in using your RSD6 account. 

 https://docs.google.com/a/rsd6.org/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEltVFpLVkJUd2p1eHNXRWI4NjJOdHc6MQ#gid=0

 

 

9/13 

Quick write: Glue Power of Story in notebook.

Choose ONE of the 3 ideas you pulled out of the article by Jeff; respond to that idea.

Library Orientation

Storybirds presentations

 

 
 Get the definitions of the vocab before reading

Fairy Tale Vocabulary

 

9/17 

Quick Write: What is a pattern (repeated activity) that you do everyday. Write about that pattern in detail. 

 

Fairytale Patterns on worksheet and 

Patterns in The Brave Little Tailor (Note section of writer's notebook)

 

Storybirds

 

SSR

 

 

 READ "Jack and the Beanstalk"  and "The Valiant Tailor" -- stories are on the link below. 

*take notes so that you can remember the story!

Fairytale and Folktale Links

9/19 

Free write:

What is a pattern you notice in nature?

explain in detail 

 

Fairy Tale Vocabulary Valiant Little Tailor words

 

Reading check on Fairy Tales Cinderella & Little Mermaid

 

Read Aloud: Rapunzel

 

Add to criteria

why Disneyfy stories?

Types of Stories

 

 The Little Mermaid
Cinderella

 

Work on Storybirds for presentations

Vocab check: http://Twitter.com/wamogoenglish1

9/21 

Cartoon your vocabulary 

choose 6 vocabulary words and "cartoon" them; paste page in your writer's notebook

 

Beauty and the Beast:


Sleeping Beauty:
 

 

9/25

Writing prompt

Sharing Lit2go stories

Storybirds

Vocabulary bingo

 

CHOOSE a Fairy Tale from Lit2go to share:

You will have 30 sec-1 min to "sell" your fairy tale; note what criteria is found in your fairy tale

 

Prepare for Vocab quiz all Fairy Tale Vocabulary on Monday, October 1st

9/27

CAPT TEST-

Baseline

You will read a short story; answer 4 essay questions.

This score will be an indicator as to how you will perform on CAPT test (graduation requirement)

 

 

Prepare for Vocab quiz all Fairy Tale Vocabulary on Monday, October 1st 
10/1  Vocabulary quiz Fairy Tale Vocabulary    

 

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