Ms. Kandler

     

It's a New Semester and a New Opportunity for an A!!!!

For the Week of   January 14th - 18th (2019)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

English 9

 

LEARNING TARGET:  I can explain some of the injustices that took place during the Civil Rights era   

 Benchmarks:

  • L 9-10.1-2

  • RL 9-10.1-10

  • SL 9-10.2-3

 

 

 

~Part Two Of Midterm Exam (on account of snowday)

 

~PPT - Pre-test for Semester two.

 

~Homework:  Vocabulary (in correlation with the novel)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~As an introduction to reading the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" we will begin by discussing and reviewing knowledge of the Civil Rights era and racial injustices that took place leading up to this period in history.

 

~Students will complete a KWL chart on what know about the Civil Rights era, leaders, and events in American History.

 

~Discuss and take notes on Martin Luther King  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~As an example of the injustices that African Americans had to endure prior to the Civil Rights era, we will discuss and watch videos of the Emitt Till murder case

 

~Discuss and take notes on Malcolm X

 

~Complete a venn diagram comparing MLK and Malcolm X

 

 

 

 

 

~Review vocabulary words in preparation for tomorrow's quiz

 

~ Introduce and take notes Harper Lee as the author of To Kill a Mockingbird

 

~Assignment: Civil Rights  RAFT....  due Monday.

 

 

~ Vocabulary Quiz

 

~Begin reading and discussing To Kill a Mockingbird

English 10

(Multi-cultural Literature)

 

LEARNING TARGET:  I can apply my understanding and knowledge of The Great Depression to the setting of the novel Of Mice and Men

Benchmarks:

  • SL 9-10.1-2

  • L 9-10.1-3

  • RL 9-10.1-6

 

 

~Part Two Of Midterm Exam (on account of snowday)

 

~PPT - Pre-test for Semester two.

 

~Homework:  Vocabulary (in correlation with the novel)

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~ As an introduction to reading the novel Of Mice and Men, we are going to watch some film  clips that introduce The Great Depression and the concept of the Dustbowl

 

~ Complete an anticipation and reaction guide in preparation of the themes and events that will take place in the novel

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

~Introduce and take notes on John Steinbeck

~ Assignment:  Complete a worksheet as well as a timeline of significant events in Steinbeck's life ... this will help students make connections between the author's life experiences within the novel

 

 

~ Review vocabulary words in preparation of the quiz

~Read and discuss chapter one of Of Mice and Men

~ Summary Worksheet for Chapter One

 

 

 

 

 

 

~ Vocabulary quiz

~Begin reading chapter two of Of Mice and Men

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English 11

(American Literature)

 

LEARNING TARGET:  I recognize the necessity of preparing and creating the documents for a professional portfolio  

Benchmarks:

  • W 9-10.4-6

 

 

 

~Part Two Of Midterm Exam (on account of snowday)

 

~PPT - Pre-test for Semester two.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

~Discuss Portfolio Projects (including resumes, letters of recommendation, and personal essays)

 

~Begin with doing personal reflection chart to consider what one would put in a letter of recommendation

 

~ Students will have the computer cart in class where they will be asked to write a list of accomplishments and achievements.

 

 

 

 

 

~ Discuss and look at sample letters of recommendation

~Discuss the format of a letter of recommendation

~ Computer Cart:  Students will begin writing their own letters of recommendation about themselves (using yesterday's chart as a guide as to what can be included).

 

 

~ Discuss resume's and what should be included in them... look at samples.

~ Computer Cart - students should begin writing their own resumes.

~ Students must also obtain a letter of recommendation (from a teacher, coach, employer, etc.) for their portfolios

~ Go over guidelines of personal essay for portfolio

~Computer Cart:  Write personal essay.

 College Prep English

(British Literature)

 

LEARNING TARGET:  I am able to identify and explain "the best of times and worst of times" as introduced in Charles Dickens' novel A Tale of Two Cities.

 Benchmarks:

  • RL 11-12.1-2

  • W 11-12.5-9

  • SL 11-12.1-6

  • L 11-12.1-3

 

 

 

 

~Part Two Of Midterm Exam (on account of snowday)

 

~PPT - Pre-test for Semester two.

 

~Homework:  Vocabulary

 

 

 

 

 

 

~Creative Writing Journal:  Create a story / passage / event that begins .... "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...."

 

As this is the very famous line that begins the novel A Tale of Two Cities, the next novel we will be reading, students will be examining the best and worst times of something...

 

~ Introduce that we will soon be reading A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens.... complete and discuss the Anticipation Guide as an introduction to the the concepts introduced in the novel.

 

 

 

~Students will be working in assignned groups where they will work as a research team, researching information that is relative to the historical backgrounds of the book as well as the author.  The group will be responsible for teaching to the class relative finding in their research by providing notes and discussion, developing a visual aid / powerpoint, and an activity.

~ Review vocabulary words in preparation for tomorrow's quiz

~ Research time with team members .... presentations due Tuesday 

 

 

 

~ Vocabulary Quiz

 

~ Research time with team members .... presentations due Tuesday

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