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December 2013

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DATE  Objectives/standards Classwork  Assignments for NEXT class (unless otherwise noted) 
12/2 
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.2 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; provide an objective summary of the text.
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Greek Roots BINGO!

 

SSR

 

And now a lovely myth that show people being GOOD and balanced:

 

https://docs.google.com/a/rsd6.org/document/d/1UIxjPRowPmZHD5oISxgXffBctK_-jB7E_L7eDDVuXjA/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

Review missed roots for Quiz -- also practice quia activities

http://www.quia.com/jg/2597720.html 

12/4 

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3e Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.

 

Delineate task

Greek Roots Vocab TEST:

http://www.quia.com/quiz/4504729.html 

SSR

 

Heroes -- what are they?  On a google doc titled HEROES, List your 5 top super/legendary heroes (Mom and Dad are heroic, but for this unit, we want to focus on epic/super/legendary heroes) 

Here is a myth about a Greek Hero: Perseus

http://www.mythweb.com/heroes/perseus/perseus01.html

 

Generating Criteria Form.pdf

Complete a Critieria form for YOUR heroes + Persues

 

Read through the following quotes from novels about heroes and SELECT the one you find MOST fitting:

http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/heroes

copy it onto HEROES google doc

Explain, in a well-supported and coherent paragraph WHY you selected that quote. 

 

 

 

 

Read through the following quotes from novels about heroes and SELECT the one you find MOST fitting:

http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/heroes

copy it onto HEROES google doc

Explain, in a well-supported and coherent paragraph WHY you selected that quote. 

 

finish your paragraph if NOT done AND read in your SSR book!!!

 

12/6

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4b Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

SSR

 

CREATE WORD TREES for Set Two

https://docs.google.com/a/rsd6.org/document/d/1f51O3WDQ5cd3KAVG1D-0x4yHWFp_cZmI-me-wSyS2XQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

Greek Roots- SET TWO  

 


find 10 more  "leaves" for trees for words

BLOCK 1)  1-5 on list

BLOCK 4) 6-10 on list

Greek Roots- SET TWO

 

Read through the first 6 labors of

Heracles on MYTHWEB --  

http://www.mythweb.com/hercules/herc01.html

KNOW what EACH challenge was!   Expect a reading comprehension quiz on them!!!

 

12/11 

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.6 Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.2 Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

Reading comp quiz on labors 1-6 of Heracles

http://www.quia.com/quiz/4519917.html

 

SSR

 

 

 

Read Labors 7-12 of Heracles

http://www.mythweb.com/hercules/herc01.html

KNOW what EACH challenge was!   Expect a reading comprehension quiz on them!!!

 

12/13 

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.2b Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience‚Äôs knowledge of the topic.

 

Reading comp quiz on labors 7-12 of Heracles

http://www.quia.com/quiz/4519917.html

 

Modern Equivalent to 2 labors?  

=>ID nature of problem and solution

 

Fill in Heroes Criteria for Heracles 

EPIC HERO characteristics

 

Add HERACLES to your thoughts about HEROES on google doc. 

 

Is there a common thread to his labors (either in task or solution)?

Modern Equivalent to 2 labors?  

=>ID nature of task and solution

 

 

 

 

 

VOCAB POINTS:  find our roots in the print world (news, ads, fliers, etc) and bring in for our trees!

 

Watch BOTH videos

http://vimeo.com/57994722

and 

http://vimeo.com/19459828

 

 and take notes on the step of the hero's journey  -- the 5 BASIC steps (but be familiar with the 12/clock steps which are more detailed)

The Journey of the Hero-Stages of the Journey

12/17

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.3a Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.4b Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate, advocacy).

SSR

Why name a hero "Trouble"?  Who does he cause trouble for?

 

How about a totally MORTAL hero?  Odysseus!

Review steps of hero's journey

 

The Adventures of Couch Moose  

Complete the first 4 frames of your comic strip -- get your hero over the threshold and onto the path of trials!

 

Vocab roots - Latin equivalents? Homonyms?

complete Path of Trials (3 distinct challenges) in next 8 boxes on comic strip

 

Review OTHER 5 Greek roots (block 1 - review 6-10; block 4 - review 1-5)

 

12/19 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.10

By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 

 

Review Comic strips!

The adventure starts -- 20 years earlier....

Opening scenes of Odyssey through Trojan War...

READ in SSR BOOK 
January 2014     January 2014    

 

 

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