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January 2015

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Date

Common Core Standards 

Classwork, Resources, and Links  Assignments to be completed by next class meeting (unless otherwise noted) 

12/23 & 1/5

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. 

B DAY View Teenreads - read review sample for ideas on evaluation of texts

 

Share similes for Bk VI,VII, & VIII of Odyssey

 

Background:  first 15 minutes of The Odyssey (A&E version) 

 

Read section of BK IX on Actively Learn -- Cicones Bk IX 

then Lotus Eaters when you finish

 

Are you more in danger of the Cicones or Lotus Eaters???

 

B DAY:  Visit TEENREADS -- read through any 2 reviews.  Create a google doc labeled:  Teenread Reviews.  NOTE the titles and authors of each novel, then SUMMARIZE in 2-3 sentences what the review said about QUALITY of the BOOK.   

 

Finish your SSR book by end of week so you can complete your book review by 1/12 (A day classes) or 1/13 (B day class).  

It must be in your SHARED English folder labeled "BOOK REVIEW 3"

1/6-1/7 

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. 

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.

Convoluted 

Disseminate

 

A Day:  Visit Teenreads  reviews for examples of writing evaluations of texts

 

Read section of BK IX on Actively Learn --  Cicones Bk IX if needed, 

then Lotus Eaters

and FINALLY Polyphemus, the Kyklops

 

 

A DAY:  Visit TEENREADS -- read through any 2 reviews. Create a google doc labeled:  Teenread Reviews.  NOTE the titles and authors of each novel, then SUMMARIZE in 2-3 sentences what the review said about QUALITY of the BOOK.   

 

Finish your SSR book by end of week so you can complete your book review by 1/12 (A day classes) or 1/13 (B day class).  

It must be in your SHARED English folder labeled "BOOK REVIEW 3"

 

 

TAKE the OVERDUE quiz on APOSTROPHES on NOREDINK if you have not done so already!

1/8-1/9 1/13

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.

 

contort Contortionist

disrupt

 

SSR Book Review Drafting

 

BLOCK 4B:  BOOKTALKS with Ms. Waldron!

 

Actively Learn - Polyphemus, the Kyklopes! 

 

On NOREDINK, complete the assignment "Confused Words" by Monday 

Finish your SSR book by end of week so you can complete your book review by 1/14 (A day classes) or 1/15 (B day class).  

It must be in your SHARED English folder labeled "BOOK REVIEW 3"

 

1/14-15 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.D
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.

consort (noun & verb)

disarming 

BLOCKS 1,3&4A:  Booktalks with Ms. Waldron! 

When you're done with Polyphemus' story, listen to and watch:  

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs...

Then start work on:  

The Way Eye See It.pdf

The Way Eye See It.pdf  

DRAFT due 1/22-23

1/16-20

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.D
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.

 

 supersede

precede

 

SSR

 

Conferences with Ms. S-V on your CLOSAT story (complete Closat Reflection doc in google folder)

 

Polyphemus Actively Learn 

When you're done with Polyphemus' story, listen to and watch:  

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs...

Then start work on:  

The Way Eye See It.pdf 

 

The Way Eye See It.pdf  

 

Read 20 pp. of SSR book 

1/21-22 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7
Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux Arts" and Breughel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus).

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.D
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.

 

Subdue in the NEWS

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SSR 

 

Conferences with Ms. S-V on your CLOSAT story (complete Closat Reflection doc in google folder) while others work on The Way Eye See It.pdf

 

Watch & Listen to this short Brainpop on MAIN IDEA

 

Then complete the Q&A BEFORE tackling the activity 

Read 20 pp. in SSR book (min)

and make sure you're on target to finish DRAFT of The Way Eye See It.pdf  for  Friday's/Monday's class 

 

 

1/23-26

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.D
Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters. 

escalate

mollify

1/2 class escalates situation; 1/2 class will mollify!

 

SSR & conferences w/Ms. S-V

 

Finish reading Bk IX POLYPHEMUS and 

Complete your DRAFT of "The Way Eye See It" -- We will work on editing this in class Mon/Tues

 

 

Watch & Listen to this short Brainpop onMAIN IDEA

 

Then complete the Q&A BEFORE tackling the activity 

 

 What you don't finish in class = HW. 

Complete if not already done: 

Finish your DRAFT of The Way Eye See It.pdf

Completion = GRADE

 

Watch & Listen to this short Brainpop onMAIN IDEA

 

Then complete the Q&A BEFORE tackling the activity 

 

1/28-29 (1/27 = SNOW DAY)

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.5
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

 

Persuasive

Sullen

 

SSR*

delayed opening Wed may cut out SSR time so we can work on editing our stories....

 

Review sampling of Actively Learn Polyphemus responses for Proficient/Advanced understanding

 

Editing Way Eye See It stories

highlight in green the epithets

highlight in yellow the epic similes (these should be long)

highlight in light blue where you explain "your" motives

highlight in pink where you include reference to the gods

 

THEN, read through with a peer and complete CHECKLIST 

Compose FINAL copy of "Way Eye See It" for next class.   

It must be in your Google SHARED FOLDER labeled "The Way Eye See It" by class meeting

1/30 - 2/2 (GROUNDHOG DAY!) 

 

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.

Review Vocab words of the DAY: 

contemptuous and another take on it 

belligerent and also here 

THEN students need to USE the words -- create documents labeled "Vocab 1/30"

and complete the two activities:

Activity #1:  Everyone write a contemptuous note

from your (or any) cat to your(or any) dog

OR

from Squidward to Sponge Bob

 

Activitiy #2:  everyone at the table suggest a different FICTIONAL character who is belligerent.  Then individually, on your OWN document, rank them from least belligerent to most -- EXPLAIN your ranking using the definition of belligerent

 

When done, SILENT SUSTAINED READING  for 20 minutes  Nevermind --- no time with the delay...

 

Students should Pair & SHARE their google doc Copy of "Way Eye See It" with another for Peer Editing  and USE the checklist!  This should be a quiet activity, as you are reading online...

I will start to grade your stories right after class.  

 

INDIVDUALS silently read BK 10  Mythweb version of Odyssey Bk 10, THEN for each of the 3 adventures (Aeolus' bag of wind, Laestrygonians, & Circe) 

either 

  • Illustrate in detail (yes, draw a cartoon strip) 

OR

  • summarize each in a paragraph .  

 

What doesn't get finished in class is homework (plus the flashcards for Jan. vocab)

 

 

Create your own FLASH CARDS for all of January VOCABULARY -- Apples-to-Apples game next class to review for QUIZ! 

Cards MUST be done when you come to class to receive credit -- simple paper cards are FINE!!!

 

 

READ in your SSR book -- you will be committed to reading this book after next class for review, so MAKE sure you like it by reading over the weekend.  

 

 

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