Ms. Kandler

 

It's Homecoming Week!

For the Week of  September17th - 21st

(2018-2019)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

English 9

LEARNING TARGET: I have a clear  understanding of the several noun categories

 Benchmarks:

  • W 9-10.3

  • RL 9-10.1-5

  • L 9-10.1-2

 

 

~Read and discuss "The Gift of the Magi" by O'Henry.... review point of view on page 14 and discuss irony within the story.

 

~Discuss and take notes on Irony and relate it to the story

 

~Homework:  Unit One Spelling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~Spelling is Due

~Entrance Slip

 

~ Grammar Review of Nouns.... go over diagnostic test on page 561 of grammar book.

 

~Do Ex. #1 together

 

~Assignment:  Page 562 -564 Ex. 2, 3, 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~Journal:  Was there something you were afraid of when you were younger that no longer frightens you?  Or perhaps there was an event you dreaded.  Ex:  giving a speech, funerals, etc.

 

~Take notes:  Review elements of a short story on page two of literature book

 

~Take notes on foreshadowing

 

~Begin reading "Before the End of Summer"

 

~Homework:  Worksheet on Nouns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~ Finish reading "Before the End of Summer"

 

~Complete the exit slip:  "How does what happens during the storm foreshadow later events?"

 

~Compare the theme with that of "The Gift of the Magi"

 

~Discuss characterization on page 38

 

~Homework:  Complete  letter writing assignment that correlates with the story... use vocab words.

 

 

~ Unit One Spelling Quiz

 

 

~Students have the hour to work on writing letters or reading in AR books

 

 

 

 

English 10

(Multi-cultural Literature)

LEARNING TARGET:  I have a clear understanding of the act of comparing and contrasting and effectively demonstrating it through writing.

Benchmarks:

  • RL 9-10.1-6

  • W 9-10.2

  • W 9-10.4-5

  • W 9-10.9

 

 

~Continue discussion of thesis statements.

 

~Have students model and share their introductory paragraphs.... turn in along with

 

~Talk about point by point or whole by whole approach.

 

~Homework:  Continue working on drafting of Comparison Essay.

 

 

 

 

~ Computer Cart: work on drafting of essay.

~Discuss and take notes on effective conclusions.

~Remind students to use a vocab word

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~Last day to work on essays

~Encourage strong word choices, figurative devices, adjectives and adverbs, etc.

~Draft must be complete for tomorrow. 

 

 

 

 

~Peer Revisions of "Everyday Use" Essay

 

 

~Final Essays are due

 

~ Journal:  How would you react if someone took something that was especially precious or of value to you?  Would you seek revenge?  Give up or feel sad for your loss?

 

~Begin reading and discussing "Chee's Daughter"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English 11

(American Literature)

LEARNING TARGET:  I have a clear understanding of the writing process and demonstrating my views within a literary review.

Benchmarks:

  •  L 11-12.1 - 3

  • W 11-12.2-6

  • RL 11-12.1

  • RL 11-12.3-6

 

 

~Look at sample reviews that students have brought in.

~Discuss guidelines of Bradstreet's poetry review assignment

~Review and take notes on  introductions and thesis statements... work on pre-writing and introductions!

~Homework:  Unit 1 Vocabulary 

 

 

 

~Vocab is due!

~ Computer Cart:  Continue the drafting of Bradstreet Review.... rough draft due on Thursday.

~ Journal:  Respond to one of the following quotes:  The pen is mightier than the sword"  OR  "For me, writing is foremost a mode of thinking, and when it works well, an act of discovery"

~ Discuss the writing process and ask students to divide themselves... are you a strong or struggling writer?

~ Matching shapes Activity.... to demonstrate listening and communication skills

~The person with whom they are matched, will be their peer revision partner whenever we are doing peer revisions.

 

~Review vocabulary words in preparation for the quiz

~Peer Revision of Poetry Review... poetry review / process points are due tomorrow

* Poetry Reviews are due!

Shortened class period for Homecoming  assembly

~Vocabulary Quiz

 

 College Prep English

(British Literature)

 

LEARNING TARGET:  I have a clear understanding of the writing process and MLA formatting.

 Benchmarks:

  •  L 11-12.1 - 3

  • W 11-12.2-6

  • RI 11 -12.1

  • RI 11-12.6

 

 

~Review the Writing Process

 

~ Computer Cart:  Write the introduction and complete pre-writing activity

 

~ Homework:  Unit 2 Vocab

 

~ Vocabulary is due

 

~ Go over Turnitin.com  guidelines

 

~ Work on drafting process. of Essay #1

 

 

~Grammar Review Sheets on Verbal Phrases

 

~ Continue drafting process of Essay # 1.... be prepared for Peer Revisions tomorrow.

 

 

~Review vocabulary words in preparation for quiz

 

~ Peer Revisions

 

 

*  Shortened Hour for Homecoming Assembly

 

~Vocabulary Quiz

 

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