• Agenda

    5/11 & 5/14

    We Will:

    Analyze impact of Malala's life on her future.

     

    I Will:

    Watch video to comprehend Malala's culture and situation.

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Writing portfolio

     

    Homework:

    Read Section 2 of Malala

    Study for vocab test

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    5/9 & 5/10

    We Will:

    Present information on education around the world

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on other presentations to determine which countries are most similar and most different from the US

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Presentation

     

    Homework:

    Writing portfolio

    Read Section 2 of Malala

    Study vocab

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    5/7 & 5/8

    We Will:

    Examine knowledge of Malala

    Discuss Malala Section 1

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz on Malala

    Participate in a group discussion about novel

    Answer questions about novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Homework quote analysis

     

    Homework:

    Ed project/presentation

    Writing portfolio

    Study vocab

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    5/3 & 5/4

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Watch videos on education around the world

    Begin work on education presentation

     

    I Will:

    Determine correct word in sentence

    Take notes on education in other countries

    Research a 1st world and 3rd world country's education

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing turned in

     

    Homework:

    Malala quote analysis

    Education project

    Writing portfolio

    Study vocab

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    5/1 & 5/2

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Watch videos on education around the world

     

    I Will:

    Determine correct word use in sentence

    Take notes on education in other countries

    Read Malala and begin homework

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Writing portfolio

    Study vocab

    Malala quote analysis

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    4/27 & 4/30

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Fill out and discuss anticipation guide

    Read novel

     

    I Will:

    Determine synonyms and antonyms of words

    Answer questions and discuss answers with class

    Begin reading I Am Malala

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    Writing portfolio (due 5/11)

    Malala reading (due 5/7 & 5/8)

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    4/25 & 4/26

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Work on project

     

    I Will:

    Complete sentences with the correct words

    Prepare Macbeth project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

     

    Homework:

    Macbeth project (due 4/27)

    Writing portfolio (due 5/11)

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    4/23 & 4/24

    We Will:

    Assess vocabulary

    Work on project

     

    I Will:

    Take vocabulary test

    Prepare Macbeth project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    Macbeth project (due 4/27)

    Writing portfolio (due 5/11)

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    4/19 & 4/20

    We Will:

    Take quiz over act 5 of Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Use notes to answer questions on act 5 of Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

     

    Homework:

    Macbeth project (due 4/27)

    Writing portfolio (due 5/11)

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    4/17 & 4/18

    We Will:

    Identify elements of letter to editor for writing portfolio

    Read Act 5 of Macbeth and watch movie

     

    I Will:

    Begin collecting writing for portfolio

    Take notes over Act 5 of Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing turned in

     

    Homework:

    Study vocab (test Monday)

    Writing portfolio

    Macbeth project

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    4/13 & 4/16

    We Will:

    Identify correct meanings of vocab words

    Review grammar

    Watch Macbeth

    Take quiz

     

    I Will:

    Answer 6 questions on vocabulary

    Complete grammar worksheet and review

    Watch Act 4 of Macbeth and take notes

    Analyze Act 4 of Macbeth by taking quiz

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Act 4 quiz

     

    Homework:

    Work on project

    Work on writing portfolio

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    4/11 & 4/12

    We Will:

    Use vocabulary in context

    Evaluate grammar knowledge

    Perform scenes from Act 4 of Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Choose the right word for each sentence

    Take test over colons, semicolons, and commas

    Take notes on performed scenes from Act 4

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Grammar test

     

    Homework:

    Work on Macbeth project

    Work on writing portfolio

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    4/9 & 4/10

    We Will:

    Identify vocabulary in context

    Review grammar for FSA exam

    Read scene of Macbeth Act 4

     

    I Will:

    Find examples of synonyms and antonyms for vocabulary words

    Test myself over grammar (real test next class)

    Rewrite a scene from Act 4 (prepare to act out next class)

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing turned in

     

    Homework:

    Work on Macbeth project

    Finish scene rewrite

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    4/5 & 4/6

    We Will:

    Use vocabulary in context

    Watch Macbeth Act 3

    Evaluate knowledge of Macbeth Act 3

     

    I Will:

    Place correct vocab word in sentence

    Analyze video to text and take notes

    Take test over Act 3

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz over act 3

     

    Homework:

    None

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    4/3 & 4/4

    We Will:

    Evaluate knowledge of vocabulary

    Read and interpret a scene from Act 3 of Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Take vocabulary test

    "Translate" and perform a scene from Act 3 of Macbeth

    Take notes on Act 3 of Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Notes on Act 3 of Macbeth

     

    Homework:

    Work on writing portfolio

    ****Major project assigned****

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    3/30 & 4/2

    We Will:

    Use vocab words in context

    Watch Act 2 of Macbeth

    Analyze Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Write a summary of Macbeth using 5 vocabulary words

    Evaluate Macbeth movie vs. script

    Answer literary questions about Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing

     

    Homework:

    Study for vocab test

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    3/28 & 3/29

    We Will:

    Analyze vocabulary words in context

    Read Act 2 of Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Interpret correct use of vocab word

    Write a summary for each scene in Act 2 of Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Scene summaries

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/26 & 3/27

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Understand semi colons, transitional expressions, and conjunctive adverbs

    Analyze Macbeth Act 1

     

    I Will:

    Fill in the correct word in 20 sentences

    Write sentences using semicolons, transitional expressions, and conjunctive adverbs

    Watch Macbeth Act 1 and complete quiz

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Macbeth quiz act 1

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/21 & 3/22

    We Will:

    Complete vocab questions

    Make grammatical corrections

    Finish Act 1 of Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Determine 20 synonyms and antonyms for vocab words

    Make corrections to 5 sentences

    Summarize Act 1 Scenes 4-7 in Macbeth

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Summaries

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/19 & 3/20

    We Will:

    Complete vocab sentences

    Learn about colons and coordinating conjunctions

    Read Macbeth Act 1 Scenes 1-3

     

    I Will:

    Place the correct word in 20 sentences

    Take notes on colons and coordinating conjunctions

    Summarize Act 1 Scenes 1-3

     

    Need to Have Completed:

     

    Homework:

    None

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    Spring Break 3/9-3/18

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    3/7 & 3/8

    We Will:

    Take vocab test

    Determine general plot for Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Evaluate knowledge of vocab words

    Act out a condensed version of Macbeth and discuss

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab test

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/5 & 3/6

    We Will:

    Take QSMA

    Complete Anticipation Guide for Macbeth

     

    I Will:

    Evaluate FSA skills by taking 3rd quarter QSMA

    Answer 10 questions and discuss with classmates

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    None

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    3/2 

    We Will:

    Watch video of The Book Thief

     

    I Will:

    Compare video to book

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Video comparison

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/28 & 3/1

    We Will:

    Assess group members for TLA

    Continue critiquing and scoring essays

     

    I Will:

    Complete a group evaluation, justifying my scores of my group members for TLA

    Critique essays based on rubric

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Group evaluation

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/26 & 2/27

    We Will:

    Critque essays and justify scores based on rubric

     

    I Will:

    Read 4 essays and make corrections

    Score essays with rubric justification

    Understand how to improve writing scores

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Scoring essays

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/22 & 2/23

    We Will:

    Present TLA projects

     

    I Will:

    Watch other TLA presentations

    Work with group to present bridge

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Presentations

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/20 & 2/21

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Assess knowledge on theme and narration in The Book Thief

     

    I Will:

    Determine synonym of vocabulary word

    Write an essay about The Book Thief

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/15 & 2/16

    We Will:

    Have a group discussion on current events

    Convey tone through narration

     

    I Will:

    Discuss news and formulate ideas to create solutions to violence in schools

    Write a narration from the perspective of Death as it relates to current events and then rewrite it from the perspective of something the opposite (Love, Happiness, Hope)

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Narratives

     

    Homework:

    None

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    2/13 & 2/14

    We Will:

    Assess understanding of section 5 of novel

    Participate in socratic seminar

     

    I Will:

    Take quiz over TBT section 5

    Ask and answer questions in discussion of entire novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Homework on themes

    Work from previous class

    Information from seminar

     

    Homework:

    Study for TBT test

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    2/9 & 2/12

    We Will:

    Evaluate meanings of vocabulary words

    Analyze text passage from TBT for author style

     

    I Will:

    Identify synoymns and antonyms of vocabulary words

    Identify syntax, repetition, and figurative language in passage

    Answer and discuss questions about syntax, repetition, and figurative language

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Passage analysis and questions (if not finished, then due next class)

     

    Homework:

    Read final section in TBT and do homework on theme

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    2/7 & 2/8

    We Will:

    Define new vocabulary words

    Evaluate knowledge of section 4 of book

    Discuss book and figurative language

     

    I Will:

    Place correct vocabulary word in a sentence

    Take a quiz over section 4 of The Book Thief

    Answer questions collaboratively and share examples of figurative language

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Homework check

    Examples of figurative language

     

    Homework:

    Read section 5 of TBT and do homework

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    2/5 & 2/6

    We Will:

    Evaluate vocabulary comprehension

    Identify examples of figurative language in The Book Thief

     

    I Will:

    Take vocabulary test on section 7 words

    Find 5 examples of similes, metaphors, personification, and symbols in TBT

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    Read TBT and do theme homework

    Finish figurative language examples if not completed

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    2/1 & 2/2

    We Will:

    Use vocabulary words in context

    Analyze poem

    Analyze novel

     

    I Will:

    Write sentences using vocabulary words

    Compare representations of Death in poem to novel

    Find 5 examples of simile, metaphor, personification, and symbolism in novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Nothing turned in

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and do theme notes

    Study vocab words

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    1/30 & 1/31

    We Will:

    Idicate correct vocab word in story.

    Evaluate knowledge on novel

    Analyze poem

     

    I Will:

    Choose the correct vocabulary word

    Take quiz over section 3 of novel

    Discuss novel

    Compare representation of Death in poem to novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Turn in homework

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and take notes on theme

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    1/26 & 1/29

    We Will:

    Practice vocabulary

    Work with group to present topic

    Evaluate other presentations

     

    I Will:

    Identify correct use of vocab word in a sentence

    Practice presentation

    Present topic

    Take notes on other presentations

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Presentation

    Notes (not turned in)

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and take notes on themes

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    1/24 & 1/25

    We Will:

    Practice vocabulary

    Evaulate knowledge

    Research topic

     

    I Will:

    Identify synonyms and antonyms of vocabulary words

    Take quiz on part 2 of The Book Thief

    Work with a partner or group to research a topic on WW2 to present next class

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Book homework

     

    Homework:

    Read book and take notes on theme

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    1/22 & 1/23

    We Will:

    Define vocabulary

    Analyze poem

    Evaluate essays

     

    I Will:

    Place vocab word in sentence

    Compare representation of Death in poem to novel

    Score essays and justify response based on writing rubric

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Essay scoring

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and do theme analysis

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    1/18 & 1/19

    We Will:

    Evaluate vocabulary knowledge

    Analyze The Book Thief

     

    I Will:

    Take vocabulary test

    Answer questions on novel and discuss with class

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

    Questions

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and do theme analysis

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    1/16 & 1/17

    We Will:

    Use vocabulary in context

    Evaluate knowledge of text

    Analyze narrator and characters in novel

     

    I Will:

    Write sentences about the book using vocabulary

    Take quiz over novel

    Identify ways Death is the narrator

    Create character charts

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Death analysis

    Character charts

     

    Homework:

    Study vocab

    Read The Book Thief and do theme analysis

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    1/11 & 1/12

    We Will:

    Display knowledge of "The Lottery"

     

    I Will:

    Take test over "The Lottery"

    Use notes to write an essay on the theme of "The Lottery"

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

    Essay

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief and find themes

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    1/9 & 1/10

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary work

    Watch video of "The Lottery"

    Analyze "The Lottery"

     

    I Will:

    Determine the correct word in a sentence

    Compare video to text

    Answer questionsa bout text by citing ample evidence

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Text questions

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief (due 1/16)

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    1/5 & 1/8

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Read "The Lottery"

     

    I Will:

    Identify synonyms and antonyms of words

    Identify specific examples of theme in text

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Multiple examples for each of the 5 themes in "The Lottery"

     

    Homework:

    Read The Book Thief (Due 1/16)

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    1/3 & 1/4

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Fill out anticipation guide

    Discuss anticipation guide

    Begin new novel

     

    I Will:

    Choose the right vocabulary word for each sentence

    Write my thoughts to 14 statements

    Discuss my answers with my classmates

    Write down dates for novel reading and assignment

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    Read sections 1-2 in The Book Thief (due 1/16 & 1/17)

     

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    12/17 & 12/18

    QSMA

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    12/14 & 12/15

    We Will:

    Participate in a book exchange

     

    I Will:

    Read book from book exchange

    Finish any incomplete work

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Book exchange

     

    Homework:

    Read book from book exchange

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    12/12 & 12/13

    We Will:

    Take quiz over last section of F451

    Participate in a socratic seminar

    Analyze ideas from novel

     

    I Will:

    Answer 5 questions on novel

    Discusss novel with classmates in socratic seminar

    Write letter to Captain Beatty

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Turned in homework quote analysis

     

    Homework:

    Letter to Beatty

    Bring book

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    12/8 & 12/11

    We Will:

    Test over vocab

    Complete character analysis

     

    I Will:

    Use vocab words correctly in sentences

    Format character analysis

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab test

     

    Homework:

    Character analysis

    Read book and do analysis

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    12/6 & 12/7

    We Will:

    Take quiz on F-451 section 2

    Analyze quotes

    Analyze poem

     

    I Will:

    Answer 5 questions on F-451

    Write responses to 4 quotes

    Write a poem that uses 3 examples of figurative language

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz 2

    Turned in quote analysis

    Poem

     

    Homework:

    Read F-451 and do analysis (due next week)

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    12/4 & 12/5

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Analyze poem

    Start characterization project

     

    I Will:

    Choose the right vocab word in context

    Complete MIST on poem and relate to F451

    Analyze character from F451 and justify with quotes

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poem MIST and analysis

     

    Homework:

    Read F-451 and do analysis

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    11/30 & 12/1

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Assess PSA projects

    Work on TLA

     

    I Will:

    Choose the right vocabulary word for 20 setnences

    Identify ethos, pathos, and logos in PSA

    Evaluate team

    Write abstract and introduction of TLA

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Presentation

    Evaluation

     

    Homework:

    Read F-451 (due Wed/Thurs)

    Work on TLA (due Dec. 15)

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    11/28 & 11/29

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Discuss F-451

    EMIT: Lecture on TLA paper requirements

     

    I Will:

    Fill in synonyms and antonyms

    Take quiz over novel

    Analyze and respond to quotes

    EMIT: Take notes on TLA

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Quote response

    Quote analysis homework

     

    Homework:

    Read next section of F-451

    Completed PSA project (due next class)

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    11/17 & 11/27

    We Will:

    Complete vocab questions

    Answer anticipation guide

     

    I Will:

    Fill in sentence with vocab word.

    Write opinions on statements.

    Debate statements with classmates.

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Anticipation guide

     

    Homework:

    Enjoy Thanksgiving

    Read the first section of F-451 and do quote analysis

    Complete notecards on Noodletools

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    11/15 & 11/16

    We Will:

    Take test on TKAM

    Work on group project

     

    I Will:

    Show knowledge of elements of plot by analyzing TKAM and writing responses

    Finish storyboards and TLA notecards

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    TKAM Test

     

    Homework:

    Revise essay (due Friday)

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    11/13 & 11/14

    We Will:

    Review TLA

    Take vocabulary test

    Review essays

     

    I Will:

    Take notes on how to use noodletools to complete notecards

    Apply vocabulary words to a new context

    Score essays and justify scores based on rubric

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab test

     

    Homework:

    PSA work

    Study for TKAM test

    Revise essay  (due Friday)

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    11/9 & 11/10

    We Will:

    Answer vocab questions

    Analyze character development in TKAM

    Work on group research project

     

    I Will:

    Determine meaning of vocab word in paragraph

    Create poster with details from text

    Work with group to analyze issue and create solution

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poster

     

    Homework:

    Steps 2 & 3 in project (due Friday 11/10)

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    11/7 & 11/8

    We Will:

    Take quiz on TKAM

    Discuss novel

     

    I Will:

    Answer questions to show reading comprehension

    Participate in a socratic seminar to discuss novel

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Discussion

     

    Homework:

    Steps 2 & 3 of project due Friday

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    11/3 & 11/6

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Identify key elements in essay

    Read Scottsboro Boys article

     

    I Will:

    Choose the correct word for 20 sentences

    Highlight thesis, evidence, and counterclaim

    Answer questions on how Scottsboro Boys connects to TKAM

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turned in essay and research for TKAM book banning 

     

    Homework:

    Finish reading TKAM and doing quote analysis (due next class)

    Finish questions from class (due next class)

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    11/1 & 11/2

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Take quiz over TKAM chapters 18-23

    Find examples of ethos, pathos, and logos

    Work on project

     

    I Will:

    Determine synonyms and antonyms for 20 words

    Work with a group to complete a quiz

    Use the internet to find advertisements that use ethos, pathos, and logos

    Work with group to determine logistics for project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz #4

     

    Homework:

    Step 1 of Project due Friday

    Finish TKAM by next week

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    10/30 & 10/31

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Complete close read on TKAM

    Take notes on rhetoric

    Work on project

     

    I Will:

    Choose the correct word for 20 sentences

    Finish 2 questions on close read assignment and turn it in

    Be able to define and identify rhetoric, anaphora, parallel structure, ethos, pathos, logos, extended metaphor

    Create group and work on project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Close read assignment

     

    Homework:

    Read next section of TKAM and do quote analysis (due next class)

    Be working on Step 1 of project (due Friday)

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    10/26 & 10/27

    We Will:

    Take test over vocabulary

    Read article

    Write argumentative essay

     

    I Will:

    Use vocab words to complete test

    Formulate an opinion of whether or not TKAM should be banned

    Work with a partner to research places TKAM was banned and why

    Write essay with a distinct point of view opposite of partner's

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

     

    Homework:

    Read next section of TKAM

    Finish essay

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    10/24 & 10/25

    We Will:

    Write test for To Kill a Mockingbird

    Answer questions for To Kill a Mockingbird

     

    I Will:

    Work with group to write a test for chapters 12-17 of TKAM with answer key

    Work with group to answer questions about chapters 12-17 of TKAM

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Written test for TKAM

    Questions for TKAM

     

    Homework:

    Work on reading next section of TKAM with quote analysis

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    10/20 & 10/23

    We Will:

    I Will:

    Need to Have Completed:

    Homework:

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    10/18 & 10/19

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Take QSMA

    Determine merit of projects

    Assess reading

    Analyze reading through discussion

     

    I Will:

    Choose the correct word for 20 sentences

    Test my skills by comleting QSMA

    Evaluate projects and write reflection

    Take 2nd quiz on TKAM

    Look at photos of The Great Depression, discuss, and add to notes

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turn in homework

    Turn in quiz

    Project evlautions/reflections (due next class)

     

    Homework:

    Finish project evaluations/reflections (due next class)

    Read TKAM chapters 12-17 (due 10/24)

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    10/17/17

     

    We used this day to make up any missing work, finish vocab, etc.

    Homework:

    Finish TKAM chapters 7-11 and do quote analysis (due next class)

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    10/12 & 10/13

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Watch presentations

     

    I Will:

    Complete synonyms and antonyms (20 questions)

    Give presentations

    Ask questions about presentations

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Presentation/project

     

    Homework:

    Read TKAM Section 2

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    10/10 & 10/11

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Have a reading check

    Analyze article

    Research The Great Depression

     

    I Will:

    Answer 20 vocab questions of Complete the Sentence (Unit 3)

    Take quiz on To Kill a Mockingbird

    Read article on stereotypes and discuss how it applies to book

    Discuss TKAM focusing on social status and setting

    Research The Great Depression and find 5 facts on how it impacted the South

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    TKAM Quiz 1

    Turned in reading homework

    5 facts and source

     

    Homework:

    Read next section of TKAM

    Complete project and prepare presentation (next class)

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    10/6 & 10/9

    We Will:

    Take vocabulary test

    Complete anticipation guide for To Kill a Mockingbird

     

    I Will:

    Ace vocabulary test

    Answer 14 questions about my views

    Discuss my views with others

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Test

    Turned in vocab classwork

    Anticipation Guide

     

    Homework:

    Read 1st section of TKAM and complete quote analysis

    Work on project

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    10/4 & 10/5

    We Will:

    Take a test over Lord of the Flies

     

    I Will:

    Show understanding of character, plot, and theme development

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Lord of the Flies test

    Vocab

     

    Homework:

    Study for vocab test next class

    Start reading To Kill a Mockingbird

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    10/2 & 10/3

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Analyze Lord of the Flies

     

    I Will:

    Answer 20 vocabulary questions

    Identify plot, characterization, theme, and symbolism and justify with evidence from text

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Short story turned in

    Questions from class

    Character chart

     

    Homework:

    Questions from class and character charts (1st & 5th only)

    Study for test on Lord of the Flies (next class)

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    9/27 & 9/28

    We Will:

    Complete vocab

    Take quiz

    Discuss Lord of the Flies

    Work on project

     

    I Will:

    Answer 20 vocab questions

    Ace quiz

    Participate in a socratic seminar on Lord of the Flies

    Brainstorm ideas for project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab classwork

    Quiz 4

     

    Homework:

    Short story with theme (due next class)

    Lord of the Flies project (due A Day: Oct. 12 & B Day: Oct. 13)

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    9/26 & 9/27

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary

    Analyze poem

    Discuss theme

    Write story

     

    I Will:

    Complete 20 vocabulary questions

    Relate poem to Lord of the Flies and do MIST

    Take notes on theme

    Determine theme for Lord of the Flies

    Write short story with theme

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    MIST on poem

    Analysis of how poem relates to LotF

     

    Homework:

    Finish book (due next class)

    Questions on chapters (due next class)

    Write short story on theme (due A Day: 10/3 B Day: 10/4)

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    9/24 & 9/25

    We Will:

    Review vocab test

    Take quiz on Lord of the Flies

    Read article and apply to novel

     

    I Will:

    Assess how I can do better in the future for vocab

    Ace quiz

    Read article on The Bystander Effect and analyze how it applies to Lord of the Flies chapter 8

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz on chapters 5-9

    Paragraph/essay on how the article relates to the novel with evidence

     

    Homework:

    Continue reading Lord of the Flies

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    9/22 & 9/23

    We Will:

    Review vocab test

    Take quiz over Lord of the Flies

    Compare leadership styles

    Read article

     

    I Will:

    Ace quiz

    Analyze leadership styles and how they apply to characters

    Analyze article and apply to book through short response

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Quiz

    Paragraph that answers the following: Who was responsible for Simon's death? Use evidence from chapter 9 and the article "The Bystander Effect" to answer the question in a well-developed paragraph.

     

    Homework:

    Read the rest of the book (Due 9/27 & 9/28)

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    9/20 & 9/21

    We Will:

    Complete vocabulary test

    Watch presentations on leaders

     

    I Will:

    Take vocab test over 20 words

    Present project on my leader and take notes on other projects

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab Test

    Notes on projects

     

    Homework:

    Make sure you've read through chapter 9 of Lord of the Flies

    Ted Talk 2

    Questions through chapter 9 of Lord of the Flies

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    9/18 & 9/19

    We Will:

    Use vocab in context

    Write a narrative using figurative language

    Take Quiz

    Work on character analysis

    Finalize presentations

     

    I Will:

    Complete 5 fill in the blank vocabulary and prepare for test

    Write a poem or story to convey your hurricane experience using figurative language

    Take quiz over chapters 3-4 of Lord of the Flies

    Create a graphic organizer to list details about 5 characters from Lord of the Flies (Jack, Ralph, Piggy, Simon, Roger)

    Work with groups to finalize presentations for next class

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab questions (test next class)

    Hurricane story

    Quiz

    Most of character analysis (work in progress)

     

    Homework:

    Study for vocab test next class (have class work to turn in)

    Be prepared for presentation

    Read chapters 6-9 in Lord of the Flies and turn in questions

    Turn in Ted Talk 2 Analysis by Friday

     

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    9/8 - 9/17

    Rock it like a hurricane

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    9/6 & 9/7

    We Will:

    Use vocabulary words in context

    Take quiz

    Participate in a socratic seminar

    Work on leadership projects

     

    I Will:

    Complete 20 vocab questions

    Assess knowledge of Lord of the Flies through a quiz and discussion

    Work with group to finalize details of leadership project

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Vocab work (Choosing the right word)

    Quiz on chapters 1 & 2 LotF

    Leadership project finalization for presentation next class

     

    Homework:

    Ted talk review #2 (A Day due 9/12 B Day due 9/13)

    Leadership presentation ready to present (A Day Presents 9/12 and B Day Presents 9/13)

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    9/1 & 9/5

    We Will:

    ­Use vocabulary words in context

    ­Analyze a poem

    ­Examine text to determine understanding

    ­Research examples to support information

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    I Will:

    Determine synonyms and antonyms of vocabulary words

    ­Use MIST strategy to analyze poem focusing on structure

    ­Read article about leadership and determine 3 main points

    ­Work with a group to create presentation on a leader

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Turned in homework on Ted Talk

    Completed synonym and antonym section of vocabulary

    Started project in class. It will be finished in class, but if you missed, you will be assigned a group.

     

    Homework:

    Watch a Ted Talk Video and evaluate it on the rubric (A Day: 9/8 B Day: 9/11)

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    8/30 & 8/31

    We Will:

    Discuss new vocab words

    Play game of survivor

    Debate statements

    Begin novel

     

    I Will:

    Use vocab to complete sentences

    Determine and rank effectiveness of items

    Fill out opinions of statements on anticipation guide

    Begin reading Lord of the Flies

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Completing the sentence section of Unit 1 in vocabulary book (1-20)

    Anticipation guide for Lord of the Flies

     

    Homework:

    Watch a TED Talk video and complete graphic organizer due 9/1 (A Day) or 9/5 (B Day)

    Read chapters 1 & 2 of Lord of the Flies due 9/6 (A Day) or 9/7 (B Day) and write 3 questions per each chapter

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    8/28 & 8/29

    We Will:

    Analyse a poem

    Discuss text

    Evaluate speech

     

    I Will:

    Use MIST strategy to evaluate poem, focus on mood and imagery

    Participate in a Socratic Seminar by posing and answering questions

    Watch TED Talk and evaluate by filling out rubric

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Graphic organizer of chapters in A Separate Peace Due 9/1 (A Day) or 8/31 (B Day) (EMIT Only)

    Participated in a Socratic Seminar

    Turned in alternate ending (1st period only)

     

    Homework:

    Watch a TED Talk video and complete graphic organizer due 9/1 (A Day) or 9/5 (B Day)

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    8/24 & 8/25

    We Will:

    Analyze a poem

    Analyze text for short story elements (1st period)

    Review our analysis of novel (5th & 6th periods)

    Discuss novel/short story

     

    I Will:

    Use MIST strategy to decode poem

    Create a graphic organizer with my group to show elements of short story/novel

    Craft questions to pose in discussion

    Discuss short story/novel in Socratic Seminar

     

    Things Completed:

    Graphic organizer for theme, character, plot, and figurative language (1st period) to be turned in 8/28

    Graphic organizer for 13 chapters of novel (5th and 6th periods) to be turned in 8/28 & 8/29

     

    Homework:

    Rewrite ending for short story (1st period)

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    8/22 & 8/23

    We Will:

    Review writing rubric

    Analyze poem ("A Confession to a Friend in Trouble")

    Read Short Story (1st period)

    Review Novel (5th and 6th periods)

     

    I Will:

    Create writing rubric using my own language

    Examine and score essay

    Use MIST strategy to decode poem

    Annotate a short story (1st period)

    Finish poster on novel (5th and 6th periods)

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Filled out blank writing rubric

    Worked on decoding poem

    Read short story (1st)

    Worked on posters (5th and 6th)

     

    Homework:

    Read short story (1st period)

    Finish poster (5th and 6th period)

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    8/18 & 8/21

    We Will:

    Analyze a poem

    Evaluate, analyze, and score essay

    Summarize chapters (EMIT only)

     

    I Will:

    Use MIST on poem and write a descriptive paragraph/poem

    Analyze rubric and write in teenage-ese

    Work with group to analyze a chapter in A Separate Peace (EMIT only)

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poem analysis and descriptive paragraph/poem

    Essay color coded 

     

    Homework:

    None. Have a great weekend!

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    8/16 & 8/17

    We Will:

    -Learn about classmates and self

    -Take baseline writing assessment

     

    I Will:

    -Take a personality test

    -Write an essay

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    -Baseline writing essay turned in

     

    Homework:

    -Summer reading due for EMIT students

     

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    8/14 & 8/15

     

    We Will:

    –Learn how to format a quote analysis

    –Use MIST strategy to analyze poetry

     

    I Will:

    –Write a quote analysis

    –Design a poster

    –Analyze a poem

    –Write a poem

     

    Need to Have Completed:

    Poem analysis and design

    I Am From poem about yourself

     

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    8/10 & 8/11

     

    We Will:

    Learn about classmates.

    Discuss classroom, rules, operations, and procedures.

     

    I Will:

    Know rules and expectations.

    Show an example of respect.

    Create a class mission statement. 

     

    Need to have completed:

    5 goals written down and stored for future use.

     

    Homework:

    Find a quote that describes you or that you can relate to. Bring it to next class.

    Email me (vickie.treulieb@marion.k12.fl.us). Tell me about yourself and what I need to know to teach you better.