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English 9 Agenda

 

Ms. Lawler

August 7-11, 2017

Unit: Avid Implementation

Key Vocabulary: AVID, Marking the text, WICOR, Cornell Notes (C-Notes), Hook, Thesis, Textual Citations, Verb, Metaphor, Adjective, Simile

Monday, August 7, 2017

Campus Tour: Fire Drill Spot, Dress Code Review

Lesson: How-To: Cornell Notes (C-Notes)

-         Review Cornell Structure and note section as a class

-         Discuss what to include when taking notes for separate subjects

-         Questions and clarifications

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Lesson: Using C-Notes to Study Effectively

-         Discuss the purpose of the Question Section on the C-Note format

-         Practice incorporating higher level thinking questions into your notes

-         How we use Cornell notes to study

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Lesson: How-To: Marking the Text

-         Review the guidelines packet for successfully marking the text

-         View and discuss examples

-         Apply lessons to sample texts

-         Review with a partner

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Lesson: How-To: Essays for Beginners

-         Evaluate the different sections and techniques of the essay as a class

-         Practice Activity: Write a practice “Hook”

-         Review with a partner

-         C-Notes

Friday, August 11, 2017

Lesson: Pre-Test

-         Complete the Pre-Test

Have a great weekend!!

Agenda

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

August 14-18, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Pre-Test: Students will complete a pre-test to examine their known skills in English Language Arts.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lesson: Reading: The Lady, or the Tiger?

Quick Write:

“Have you ever felt as if you were ‘caught between a rock and a hard place’- where you needed to make a choice between two courses of action and neither option seemed quite right? Write about this difficult situation. What were the advantages and disadvantages of each course of action? How do you know you made the right choice in the end?”

-         Handout: The Lady, or the Tiger?

-         Read the short story through once as a class

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Lesson: Reading: The Lady, or the Tiger?

-         Answer “Interpret” questions in partner groups

-         Discuss answers as a class

-         Answer “Evaluate” questions in small groups

-         Discuss answers as a class

 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lesson: Reading: The Most Dangerous Game

?Quick Write:

 

“Examine the idea of morality: Do you consider yourself to be a moral person? Why or why not? Where do you believe morals come from: your own inner understanding of right and wrong, the decree of a higher power, or a societal mandate? Is there a situation that you can imagine in which you might change you own moral code?”

 

-         Read through the short story once as a class

 

Friday, August 18, 2017

Lesson: Reading: The Most Dangerous Game

-         Read through the short story a second time, using the “Mark the Text” method to identify key terms, main ideas, important details, and figurative language.

-         News Story: Create a headline (ex: Hunter Missing - Presumed Dead or Famous Hunter Lives to Tell Shocking Tale) with a news story that goes along with it. Be sure to supply specific textual information from the story by citing evidence from the text. This is a chance to recap and explain various moments of the story!

Have a great weekend!!

 

8/21-8/25

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

August 21-25, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Lesson: The Most Dangerous Game

-         View “The Most Dangerous Game” film.

-         Finish reading/viewing guides

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Lesson: Viewing: Finish “The Most Dangerous Game”

-         Discuss differences between mediums

-         Handout: Argumentative Essay

-         Review as a class the expectations of the essay  

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Lesson: Activity: Philosophical Chairs  

-         Review individual prompts as a class

-         Interact with other students to argue and discuss the possibility of both sides.

-         Class discussion at the end of the activity to understand the importance of discussion, as well as evidence to back up an argument.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Lesson: Writing: Prompt connected to “The Most Dangerous Game”

Prompt: Compose a detailed essay in which you either defend Rainsford’s actions by declaring it self-defense or condemn his actions by proving it was murder. Support your claim with evidence from the text as well as another credible source that you have read, viewed, or listened to as part of your research. Remember to cite your sources and write your paper in MLA format.

-         Quick review about MLA format

-         Begin Pre-Write for the MDG prompt

-         Draft your rough draft

-         Essay must be a minimum of 4 paragraphs

Friday, August 25, 2017

Lesson: Writing: Prompt connected to “The Most Dangerous Game” (Continued)

-         Evaluate and revise your rough draft

-         Work with a partner to revise your essay

-         Apply edits to essay

-         Any work not completed in class is homework

**Freshman Picture day is Friday 8/25/17

Have a great weekend!!

 

8/29-9/1

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

August 28-September 1, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, August 28, 2017

Lesson: Work Day—Finish Essays

-         Work with a partner to review and alter your final essays

*Anything not finished in class will be homework. Essays are due tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Lesson: The Scarlet Ibis

-         Review SSR Book Interview Projects: These will be due at the end of each quarter.

-         Begin reading a shortened version of the story to better understand the key story elements.

-         Review key points in the story

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: The Scarlet Ibis

-         Work as a class to identify and analyze figurative language, connotation vs. denotation, and work to correctly mark the text.

-         Begin working on Scarlet Ibis Comprehension Packet

-         Review what was learned in class with a partner

Thursday, August 31, 2017 (Substitute)

Lesson: The Scarlet Ibis

-         Continue working on comprehension packets

-         Work with a partner to review and discuss answers

Friday, September 1, 2017 (Substitute)

Lesson: The Scarlett Ibis

-         Finish working on Scarlett Ibis packet

-         Begin reading your Sustained Silent Reading Books when finished

Have a great weekend!!

 

 

9/4-9/8

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

September 4-8, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, September 4, 2017

No School—Labor Day

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Lesson: The Scarlet Ibis—Work Day

-         Finish Scarlet Ibis packet

-         Begin reading SSR books for reading interview

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: The Sniper

Quick Write: After watching the video, what information did you get that surrounds the Irish Civil War? Why do you think we are gaining background information on this particular subject? Do you think this particular topic can be applied to today? Why or why not?

-         Intro and historical background of the short story

-         Class discussion about the effects of civil wars.

-         Connection to today’s society

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Lesson: The Sniper

-         Begin reading story

-         Stop periodically to analyze the text and particular passages

-         Discuss as a class

Friday, September 8, 2017

Lesson: The Sniper

-         Finish reading story

-         Character examination

-         Philosophical chairs activity

Have a great weekend!! 

Agenda

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

September 11-15, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Lesson: The Sniper—Continued

-         Create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the brother of the sniper to the brother of Doodle.

-         Class Discussion

-         View short video about the importance of remembrance.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Lesson: Class Counselor Presentation to the Class

-         SMART Goals and how to apply them to your school

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: The Masque of the Red Death

-         Discuss background information about Edgar Allen Poe

-         Begin reading story

-         Stop periodically to review information

-         Complete story questions

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lesson: The Masque of the Red Death—Continued

-         Short background video on the black death and tuberculosis

-         Finish story

-         Class discussion

Friday, September 15, 2017

Lesson: The Masque of the Red Death

-         Compare and contrast the similarities of the Shakespeare’s “7 Ages of Man” to the 7 rooms in the story.

-         Answer questions

-         View short performance of Shakespeare monologue

-         Turn in questions when finished

Have a great weekend!!

9/18-9/22

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

September 18-22, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Lesson: The Masque of the Red Death —Continued

-         View two interpretations of the story

-          Review the definition of a symbol

-         Create a mask that symbolizes who you are as an individual.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Essential Question: How does an author use symbols and allegories to develop theme?

Lesson: The Masque of the Red Death

-         Discussion of the seven rooms

-         Complete room activity

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Edgar Allen Poe—Background

-         View short biography

-         Complete a comic strip of the rooms of the masque of the red death.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lesson: The Cask of Amontillado

-         Bell Work: View the artwork named “Insanity” and look at it for a few minutes. Then, fill out a non-print text chart about the piece.

-         View brief video about the catacombs.

-         Begin reading story

-         Fill out story arc and questions as we read

-         Class discussion

Friday, September 22, 2017

Lesson: The Cask of Amontillado

-         Continue reading story

-         Finish questions

-         Class discussion about the similarities of Poe’s writing style

Have a great weekend!!

9/25-9/29

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

September 25-29, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, September 25, 2017

Lesson: Work Day:

-         Use this time to get caught up on your assignments

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Lesson: French Traditions in Media and Text

-         Compare the French traditions in the film to what we have seen in the text.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder

-         Begin reading A Sound of Thunder as a class

-         Answer and complete margin questions while we read

-         Discuss what is happening in the story as a class

-         Review figurative language that the author uses in the story

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder—Continued

-         Finish reading the story

-         Class discussion

-         Finish margin questions

Friday, September 29, 2017

Lesson: SSR Reading Day

-         SSR Book Interviews are due on WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 4TH.

Have a great weekend!!

 

 

 

 

10/2-10/6

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

October 2-6, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder

-         Review key elements of the story

-         Work on previous week’s questions

-         Discuss as a class

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder

-         Movie poster project

-         Work on key symbols or events that can be symbolized in a movie poster for the short story

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Book Interviews Due Today

-         A Sound of Thunder—Quiz

-         ALL LATE OR MISSING WORK DUE TODAY.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder—Film

-         View the film

-         Fill out comparison log of text and film

-         Discuss as a class

Friday, October 6, 2017

Lesson: A Sound of Thunder—Film

-         Finish film

-         Continue comparison log of both film and text

Have a happy and safe FALL BREAK!!!

 

 

 

 

10/16-10/20

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

October 16-20, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

(Ms. Lawler is gone this week)

Monday 10/16/17:

 

Lesson: Brain Candy:

 

-         Students must annotate and mark the text before they answer the questions.

-         Students must answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. They need to use complete sentences and restate the question in their answer.

-         Anything that is not finished in class is homework.

 

Tuesday 10/17/17

 

Modern Families:

 

-         Students must annotate and mark the text before they answer the questions.

-         Students must answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. They need to use complete sentences and restate the question in their answer.

-         Anything that is not finished in class is homework.

 

Wednesday 10/18/17

 

Not So Scary

 

-         Students must annotate and mark the text before they answer the questions.

-         Students must answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. They need to use complete sentences and restate the question in their answer.

-         Anything that is not finished in class is homework.

 

Thursday 10/19/17

 

Troublemakers:

 

-         Students must annotate and mark the text before they answer the questions.

-         Students must answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. They need to use complete sentences and restate the question in their answer.

-         Anything that is not finished in class is homework.

 

Friday 10/20/17

 

Us and Them:

 

-         Students must annotate and mark the text before they answer the questions.

-         Students must answer the questions on a separate piece of paper. They need to use complete sentences and restate the question in their answer.

-         Anything that is not finished in class is homework.

 

Have a great weekend!!

 

 

 

10/23-10/27

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

October 23-27, 2017

Unit: Short Stories  

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 10/23/17 (Substitute):

 

Lesson: Reflection Paragraphs

-         Students will use the entire class period to write a 3 paragraph essay on a topic that was discussed in one of the articles that they studied and annotated from last week. Students will write about an article reflecting on the topic of the article, what they learned, if they agree or disagree with the topic, etc. Students should use their annotations

 

Tuesday 10/24/17

 

Lesson: Student Work Day

 

-         Students will have the entire class period to get caught up on previous work for the new quarter.

 

Wednesday 10/25/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: Real-World Connection—Pit bulls vs. Public Persona about the breed

-         Students will compare and contrast information from a documentary about pit bulls to information that they have learned in a news article about the breed.

-         Class discussion about information in the documentary.

 

Thursday 10/26/17

 

Lesson: Real-World Connection—Pit bulls vs. Public Persona about the breed

-         Continue watching documentary

-         Class discussion

-         Students have the rest of the class period to work on any missing assignments.

 

Friday 10/27/17

 

Lesson: Computer Login and Assignment

-         Each student will be assigned a Chrome Book for the remainder of the school year.

-         Students will be given their own computer login

-         Review required formats for MLA style format

 

Have a great weekend!! 

Agenda

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

October 30 - November 3, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 10/30/17:

 

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Correct the passage focusing on Mechanics, Usage, and Grammar.

 

Lesson:

 

-         Go and get copies of To Kill a Mockingbird book from the bookstore.

-         Discuss the proper format of the weekly Bell Work

 

Tuesday 10/31/17

 

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

List important information about each lit term and include an example we discuss in class.

 

Lesson:

-         Watch video “How Stereotypes Affect Us”

-         Answer comprehension questions

-         Complete an identity chart

-         Class discussion

-         Turn in activities when finished

 

Wednesday 11/1/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Write down the vocabulary word, definition, and example sentence for each word.

**Turn in Bell Work for the week. 3 entries total.

Lesson: Historical Background of the novel

-         Watch historical videos about the 1930’s in America

-         Class discussion on how you believe this has affected or changed the U.S.

-         Dust Bowl, Great Depression, Jim Crow Laws and Segregation

 

Thursday 11/2/17 (Substitute):

 

Lesson:

-         Read “Finding One’s Voice”

-         Answer comprehension questions

-         Read “The Walking Boy”

-         Answer comprehension questions

-         Turn in when finished

 

Friday 11/3/17

 

Lesson: Exploring Stereotypes Activity

-         Shoe activity

-         Group discussion

-         Personal reflection of activity and what it meant personally to you

-         Turn in when finished

 

Have a great weekend!! 

11/6-11/10

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

November 6-10, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 11/6/17:

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Anticipatory Activity

 

-         Shoe Exercise Activity: Create an imaginary profile for a make-believe person for each shoe that you group is given

-         Each group presents

-         Class discussion about stereotypes and biases

 

Tuesday 11/7/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 1 and Intro

 

-         Read chapter 1 as a class

-         Review chapter questions

-         Vocabulary handout for chapters 1-9

-         Character chart for chapters 1-11

-         Fill in vocab and characters for chapter 1

 

Wednesday 11/8/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Quiz: Chapter 1 Check

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 2

 

-         Read chapter 2 as a class

-         Pause periodically to discuss as a class

-         Review questions and character chart

-         Bookmark assignment

 

Thursday 11/9/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 3

 

-         Read chapter 3 as a class

-         Stop periodically to discuss as a class

-         Work on chapter questions as a class

 

Friday 11/10/17

 

No School—Veterans Day

 

Have a great weekend!! 

11/20-11/24

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

November 20-24, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 11/20/17:

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapter 10

-         Read chapter 10 as a class

-         Discuss chapter as a class

-         Answer discussion questions

 

Tuesday 11/21/17

Quiz on Chapter 10

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapter 11

-         Read chapter 11

-         Finish individually if not finished in class

 

Wednesday-Friday:

 

No School! (Thanksgiving Break) 

11/27-12/1

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

November 27- December 1, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 11/27/17:

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapters 1-11 Review

 

-         Review chapters 1-11

-         Review characters

-         Review themes

*Test Tomorrow*

 

Tuesday 11/28/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapters 1-11 Test

 

 

Wednesday 11/29/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapters 13 and 14

 

-         Read chapters 13 and 14 as a class

-         Stop periodically to discuss reading

-         Complete chapter questions

-         Fill in characters and vocab for chapters

 

 

Thursday 11/30/17

 

Quiz: Chapters 13-14

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 15 and 16

 

-         Ms. Lawler reads chapters 15 and 16 to the class

-         Students will answer chapter questions

-         Fill in vocab and characters

 

Friday 12/1/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 17 and 18

 

-         Read chapters 17 and 18 with a partner

-         Work on chapter questions with a partner

-         Fill in vocab and characters for the chapters   

 

Have a great weekend!! 

12/4-12/8

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

December 4-8, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion 

Monday 12/4/17:

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 17

 

-         Read chapter 17 as a class

-         Begin to work on court evidence packet

-         Fill in the information that we discover in this chapter

-         Discuss possible outcomes of the trial

 

Tuesday 12/5/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapter 18 and 19

 

-         Read chapters 18 and 19 as a class

-         Discuss what we have learned in the trial so far

-         Fill in trial packet as a class

-         Complete “What the facts imply” section connected to Tom for homework

 

Wednesday 12/6/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapter 20

 

-         Read chapter 20 individually

-         Analyze Atticus’ closing remarks

-         Complete the ethos, pathos, and logos packet

 

Thursday 12/7/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapters 21 and 22

 

-         Review ethos, pathos, and logos packet

-         Turn in when finished

-         Read chapters 21 and 22 as a class

-         Predict the outcome of the trial

-         Class discussion

 

Friday 12/8/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapter 23

 

-         Read chapter 23 as a class

-         Discuss what we have learned in this chapter

-         Complete chapter questions connected to 23

 

Have a great weekend!! 

12/11-12/15

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

December 11-15, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion

Monday 12/11/17:

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Chapters 24 and 25  

 

-         Read chapters 24 and 25 as a class

-         Discuss the events and the outcomes of each chapter

-         Answer chapter questions

-         Write a haiku for Tom

 

Tuesday 12/12/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapters 26 and 27

 

-         Read chapters 26 and 27 as a class

-         Class discussion

-         Answer chapter questions

-         T-Chart activity

 

Wednesday 12/13/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapter 28

 

-         Read chapter 28 as a class

-         Discuss the events of the chapter

-         Headline Activity

 

Thursday 12/14/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Chapters 29, 30, and 31

 

-         Finish novel as a class

-         Class discussion

-         Write questions for tomorrow’s group discussion

 

Friday 12/15/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Post Reading Discussion

 

-         Activity: Socratic Seminar

-         Bring questions to class and work with partners to further discussion topics

 

Have a great weekend!! 

12/18-12/22

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

December 18-22, 2017

Unit: To Kill a Mockingbird

Key Vocabulary: Plot, Character, Setting, Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion, Irony, Idiom, Simile, Hyperbole, Metaphor, Personification, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Oxymoron, Narrative Perspective, Moral, Symbol, Protagonist, Antagonist, Foreshadowing, Allusion

Monday 12/18/17:

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird—Study Day   

 

-         Jeopardy Study Game

-         Work with teams

-         Complete study guides

-         Class discussion

 

Tuesday 12/19/17

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Final Test

 

-         Take the final for the novel

 

Wednesday 12/20/17 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Film

 

-         Begin watching movie

-         Note the differences between text and movie. What is being left out? What is different?

 

Thursday 12/21/17 (Finals Schedule: 1, 3, 5)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Film (Continued)

 

-         Finish film

-         Class discussion

 

Friday 12/22/17 (Finals Schedule: 2, 4, 6)

 

Lesson: To Kill a Mockingbird— Film (Continued)

 

-         Finish film

-         Class discussion

 

Have a great winter break!! See you next year! 

1/8-1/12

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

January 8-12, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 1/8/18:

 

Lesson: Welcome to 2018! Let’s Make it a Great Year!     

 

-         Take notes on New Year Presentation

-         Write a SMART Goal for the new semester

-         Class discussion

-         Review new class rules for the upcoming semester

 

Tuesday 1/9/18

 

Lesson: How to Read a Poem—PowerPoint

 

-         Take notes on PowerPoint

-         Stop periodically to discuss methods of reading poems

-         Complete guided notes

-         Turn in when finished

-         Work with a partner to complete Poetry Terms Handout

-         Turn in when finished  

Wednesday 1/10/18 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: Historical Background—Martin Luther King Jr.

 

-         View documentary on MLK

-         Take C-Notes on the content of the video

-         Class discussion

 

Thursday 1/11/18

 

Lesson: Poetry—Miniver Cheevy

 

-         Read poem as a class

-         Discuss poem and possible meanings

-         Answer close reading questions on a separate sheet of paper

-         Turn in when finished

 

Friday 1/12/18

 

Lesson: Pop Music/Classical Poetry Compare and Contrast Activity

 

-         Class discussion: Are lyrics poetry?

-         View music video “Stereo Hearts”

-         Read poem “A Red, Red Rose”

-         Compare and contrast the content of both the song and the poem

-         Answer close reading questions

-         Turn in when finished

 

Have a great weekend!

1/15-1/19

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

January 15-19, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 1/15/18:

 

No School—MLK Day!

 

Tuesday 1/16/18

 

Lesson: Pop Music Activity

 

-          Read/Listen/Watch Breakeven by The Script

-         Analyze the lyrics

-         Read “Red, Red Rose”

-         Analyze text

-         Answer comprehension questions

-         Discuss as a class

 

Wednesday 1/17/18 (Early Release Schedule)

 

Lesson: Shakespearean Sonnets

 

-         Take notes on the characteristics of a Shakespearean Sonnets

-         Class discussion

-         Write a sonnet

 

Thursday 1/18/18

 

Lesson: Choose Classes for Next Year

 

-         Work with a counselor to plan out courses for next year  

Friday 1/19/18

 

Lesson: Carpe Diem Lesson

 

-         Read “To Make Much of Time”

-         Class discussion

-         Answer close reading questions

Have a great weekend!

1/22-1/26

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

January 22-26, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 1/22/18:

 

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: “Oh Captain, My Captain”

 

-         Mini Bio on JFK and Lincoln

-         Read the poems

-         Analyze the text as a class

-         Answer close reading questions

 

Tuesday 1/23/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: “Oh Me, Oh Life”

 

-         Read the poem as a class

-         Answer the close reading questions

-         Class discussion

 

Wednesday 1/24/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday (Turn in Bell Work for the week)

Lesson: Work Day

 

-         Work on previous day’s poems and questions

-         SSR Reading

 

Thursday 1/25/18

 

Lesson: Acrostic Poems

-         Learn about Acrostic Poetry

-         Write your own acrostic poem

 

Friday 1/26/18

 

Lesson: “Helen” Poems

 

-          Mini Biography of Helen of Troy

-          Read both Helen Poems

-          Analyze text as a class

-          Answer close reading questions

 

Have a great weekend!

Agenda

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

January 29 – February 2, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 1/29/18:

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: Who Was Lewis Carroll? Biography

 

  • Take notes on the biography
  • Class discussion on his life and influence of his greatest works

 

Tuesday 1/30/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: Who Was Lewis Carroll? Biography continued.

 

  • Take notes on the biography
  • Discuss findings as a class
  • Using your notes, write two paragraphs about how you think Carroll’s background and friendships influenced his writing.

 

Wednesday 1/31/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Acrostic Poetry

 

  • Work on a new acrostic poem with a new theme
  • Focus on the format

Thursday 2/1/18

 

Lesson: Poetry—Choose your favorite to write  

 

  • Write a poem of your choosing being sure to pay special attention to the format and the concept while writing.

Friday 2/2/18

 

Lesson: Work Day/SSR Day

 

  • Use this class time to get caught up on your work, or to read your SSR books.

Have a great weekend!

2/5-2/9

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

February 5-9, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 2/5/18:

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: Louder than a Bomb Documentary  

 

  • Class discussion and background on the documentary
  • Take guided notes on the documentary

 

Tuesday 2/6/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: Louder than a Bomb Documentary continued.

 

  • Take guided notes on the documentary

 

Wednesday 2/7/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Louder than a Bomb continued

 

  • Finish watching Louder than a Bomb
  • Take guided notes on the rest of the documentary
  • Class discussion on the impact of the video
  • Write a two paragraph reflection using your notes

 

Thursday 2/8/18

 

Lesson: Poetry—Haiku

  • Haiku Tutorial
  • View pictures that will inspire haiku themes
  • Begin writing your haiku paying special attention to the poems format

Friday 2/9/18

 

Lesson: Haiku—Continued

 

  • Finish writing and working on your 3 haiku poems
  • Share your poems with the class
  • Give feedback to two other classmates
  • Turn in when finished

Have a great weekend!

2/12-2/16

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

February 12-16, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 2/12/18:

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: Poetry—Slam Poetry Intro

  • Read/ Watch Slam Poetry Performance of “21”
  • Read/Watch Slam Poetry Performance of “Letter to a Third Grade Bully”
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vptC-9Nx52c
    • Show class diagram of who is in which group
    • Students will move from their “Homies” groups to their destined numbers
    • Annotate in jigsaw groups
    • Students will return to “Homies” group
    • Students will share their information with their group
    • Discuss as a class the vast differences of each poem, and what they discovered.  

 

Tuesday 2/13/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: Slam Poetry Continued

 

  • Watch the performance of the slam poem “To This Day”
  • Annotate the text after a second viewing
  • Discuss the topic of the poem as a class
  • Respond to the following: Why do you feel that this poem is so widely relatable to people? Do you feel that this poem is necessary to discuss in a high school setting? What poetic devices were used to create the desired effects of the poem?

 

Wednesday 2/14/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Song Lyric Project

 

  • View and analyze the song and lyrics of “River”
  • Discuss the meanings and poetic devices of the poem
  • Review the expectations and requirements of the Song Lyric Project
  • Begin working on project   

Thursday 2/15/18

 

Lesson: Song Lyric Project—Work Day

  • Choose song
  • Print and annotate lyrics
  • Complete poetic devices worksheet for your chosen song
  • Complete Theme paragraph
  • Complete Accuracy and explanation of literary devices used in the song
  • Write a new verse for your song paying attention to the song artists style
  • Create a poster that visually represents the literary devices in your song

 

Friday 2/16/18

Lesson: Song Lyric Project—Work Day

  • Choose song
  • Print and annotate lyrics
  • Complete poetic devices worksheet for your chosen song
  • Complete Theme paragraph
  • Complete Accuracy and explanation of literary devices used in the song
  • Write a new verse for your song paying attention to the song artists style
  • Create a poster that visually represents the literary devices in your song
  •  

Have a great weekend!

2/19-2/23

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

February 19-23, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 2/19/18:

No School: Presidents Day

 

Tuesday 2/20/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: Song Lyric Presentations  

 

  • Today you will present your Song Lyric Projects
  • While others are presenting, you will be required to provide three things about their presentations:
    • What you liked
    • Something they could improve on
    • A question about the project

Wednesday 2/21/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Song Lyric Project Presentations

 

  • Today you will present your Song Lyric Projects
  • While others are presenting, you will be required to provide three things about their presentations:
    • What you liked
    • Something they could improve on
    • A question about the project

 

Thursday 2/22/18

 

Lesson: Apple Commercial—A lesson on symbols

  • Watch apple commercial
  • Discuss as a class the usage of symbols and images
  • Find and analyze the Walt Whitman allusion
  • Answer close reading questions

Friday 2/23/18

Lesson: Apple Commercial—A lesson on symbols

  • Finish up close reading questions
  • Class discussion
  • Turn in when finished

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

2/27-3/2

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

February 26-March 2, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 2/26/18:

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: Black Out Poetry Project

 

  • Fill out questions about what makes a “blackout” poem
  • Begin crafting your own blackout poem
  • Use markers, crayons, or colored pencils
  • Continue working until the end of the class period

 

Tuesday 2/27/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: Blackout Poetry—Continued

 

  • Today you will finish your Blackout Poems and share with a partner
  • Turn in poems when finished

 

Wednesday 2/28/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Film—Dead Poets Society

 

  • Begin watching the film “Dead Poets Society”
  • Respond to the Quick write question #1: How was Mr. Keating’s philosophy different from the other teachers? Describe one specific lesson that Mr. Keating used, and explain his purpose in that lesson.

 

Thursday 3/1/18

 

Lesson: Film—Dead Poets Society continued

  • Continue watching “Dead Poets Society”
  • Respond to Quick Write Question #2 on your worksheet
  • To what extent do parents today pressure their children to be successful? How do you feel about expressing your feelings to your parents? What types of ideas do you openly share? When is it difficult to confide in them?  

 

Friday 3/2/18

Lesson: Film—Dead Poets Society

 

  • Finish watching the film “Dead Poets Society”
  • Respond to the last Quick Write question on your viewing guide
  • What does the closing scene of the movie symbolize (when the students stand on their desks, crying “Oh Captain, my captain”)? Do you believe Mr. Keating is responsible for Neal’s Death? Or the rebellion brought on by the Dead Poet’s Society?

 

Have a great weekend!

3/5-3/9

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

March 5-9, 2018

Unit: Poetry

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 3/5/18:

Bell Work: M.U.G. Shot Monday

Lesson: The Tempest—An intro to Shakespeare and performance

 

  • View an intro to “The Tempest”
  • Review plot, characters, and history surrounding the play
  • View a short synopsis of the play

 

Tuesday 3/6/18

Bell Work: Lit Term Tuesday

Lesson: The Tempest

 

  • Go and watch the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s portrayal of “The Tempest”
  • Participate in a “talk-back” with the actors and crew
  • Discuss the choices made in the play by actors and director’s choice

 

Wednesday 3/7/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Bell Work: Words on Wednesday

Lesson: Work day/ Study Day

 

  •  Take this time to turn in any late/missing work
  • Work on poetry final study guide
  • Study guides will be turned in tomorrow before taking the final

 

Thursday 3/8/18

 

Lesson: Poetry Final

  • Take the poetry final

 

Friday 3/9/18

Lesson: Shakespeare in the Classroom

 

  • View the background of “Shakespeare in the Classroom”
  • Complete viewing guide for the video
  • Turn in when finished

 

HAVE A FANTASTIC SPRING BREAK!!!! 

3/19-3/23

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

March 19-22, 2018

Unit: Greek Mythology

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 3/19/18:

Lesson: Myth Jigsaw Activity

  • Quick Write #1
    • What is your belief about the creation of the world? If you have no personal belief or just don't know, then make up an account of how the world was created. You may look to religion or science, or both, as you tell your tale.
  • Get into groups of four
  • Each student in the group is responsible for one myth out of the four myths  
  • Work with your group to finish up the Jigsaw Chart of creation myths

*Homework: Finish your reflective paragraphs about your jigsaw charts.

 

Tuesday 3/20/18

Lesson: Uranus

  • Assign and review Mythology Binder Project
  • Begin reading “Uranus” myth together as a class
  • Complete note sheet and review as a class
  • Create note cards for Gaea, Uranus, Kronos, Hundred-Handed Giants, Cyclops, Rhea, Tartarus, and Eros.

 

Wednesday 3/21/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Kronos and Zeus

  •  Read myth “Kronos and Zeus” as a class
  • Complete note sheet with a partner
  • Create note cards for Chaos, Titans, Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, and Hades

 

 

Thursday 3/22/18

Lesson: Prometheus

  • Read the myth “Prometheus”
  • Complete note sheet with a partner
  • Quick Write #2
    • How do you rank the following qualities in relationships with potential boyfriends/girlfriends?
    • Looks • Personality • Trust
  • Complete note cards for Prometheus and Epimetheus

 

Friday 3/23/18

Lesson: Pandora

  • Read the myth “Pandora” as a class
  • Complete a note sheet
  • Quick Write #3
    • In the story, “hope” is captured in the jar. Do you believe the writer intended “hope” to be a blessing or a curse? Do you believe people in today’s world have “hope” or not? Explain.
  • Create flashcards for Pandora and Hephaestus  

Have a great weekend!

3/26-3/30

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

March 26-30, 2018

Unit: Greek Mythology

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 3/26/18:

Lesson: Demeter

  • Read the myth “Demeter” as a class
  • Complete a note sheet
  • Make two flash cards for Demeter and Persephone

 

Tuesday 3/27/18

Lesson: Psyche and Eros

  • Binder Check In
  • Read the myth together as a class
  • Complete a note sheet in class
  • Make flash cards for Psyche, Eros, Aphrodite, and Zephyrus

 

Wednesday 3/28/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Daedalus

  • Read the myth as a class
  • Complete a note sheet
  • Make flash cards for Daedalus, Icarus, Minos, Minotaur

 

Thursday 3/29/18

Lesson: Fall of Icarus Activity

  • Examine artwork “Landscape with the Fall of Icarus”
  • Answer comprehension questions
  • Read and analyze Auden poem
  • Answer close reading questions
  • Listen to “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da”
  • Discuss as a class

 

Friday 3/30/18

No School!

Have a great weekend!

 

4/2-4/6

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

April 2-6, 2018

Unit: Greek Mythology

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 4/2/18:

No School!

 

Tuesday 4/3/18

Lesson: Narcissus and Echo

  • Read the myth as a class
  • Discuss
  • Complete note sheet
  • Make flashcards for Narcissus and Echo

 

Wednesday 4/4/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Orpheus

  • Quick write #6:
    • Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. Recall a time when you could not resist a temptation and later regretted your actions.
  • Read the myth as a class
  • Discuss
  • Complete the note sheet
  • Make flashcards for Orpheus, Eurydice, and Aristaeus

 

Thursday 4/5/18

Lesson: Midas

  • Read the myth as a class
  • Discuss
  • Complete the note sheet
  • View video clip
  • Make flashcards for Midas and Apollo

 

Friday 4/6/18

Lesson: Theseus

  • Quick Write #7
    • Nobody is perfect; we all have our flaws. What do you feel are some of your shortcomings/flaws and what strong points do you feel compensate for these flaws?
  • Read myth of Theseus
  • Complete note sheet
  • Discuss as a class
  • View and discuss Prezi about similarities between Katniss and Theseus
  • Make flashcards for Theseus, Aegeus, Ariadne, Corynetes, Pitocamptes, Procrustes, and Sciron

Have a great weekend!

4/9-4/13

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

April 9-13, 2018

Unit: Greek Mythology

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 4/9/18: (AzMerit Writing):

Lesson: Theseus (Continued)

  • Finish reading story as a class
  • Compare character traits of Theseus and Katniss from “The Hunger Games”
  • Take notes on Prezi
  • Discuss as a class

 

Tuesday 4/10/18 (AzMerit Reading Sections A and B):

Lesson: Perseus

  • Read the myth of Perseus individually
  • Work on Greek Myth Binder Project when finished

 

Wednesday 4/11/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Hero’s Journey

  • Take notes and view Prezi on Hero’s Journey
  • View modern day examples
  • Discuss as a class
  • Fill out the Hero’s Journey Packet on your own choice of modern example

 

Thursday 4/12/18 (AzMerit Math Section A):

Lesson: The Odyssey

  • View the journey of Odysseus
  • Discuss the elements of the hero’s journey that has been covered so far in the film
  • Work on Binder

**GREEK MYTHOLGY BINDERS DUE TOMORROW**

 

Friday 4/13/18 (AzMerit: Math Section B):

Lesson: The Odyssey (Continued)

  • Continue watching the journey of Odysseus
  • Discuss the advancements of the journey as a class

**GREEK MYTHOLGY BINDERS DUE TODAY**

 

Have a great weekend!

 

 

4/16-4/20

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

April 16-20, 2018

Unit: Greek Mythology

Key Vocabulary: Alliteration, Allusion, Assonance, Ballad, Consonance, Diction, Enjambment, Free Verse, Metaphor, Meter, Onomatopoeia, Rhythm, Simile, Stanza, Symbol, Theme, Tone, Verse

Monday 4/16/18:

Lesson: The Odyssey (Continued):

  • Continue watching “The Odyssey”
  • Class discussion
  • Review Hero’s Journey

 

Tuesday 4/17/18

Lesson: Globe Theater and Elizabethan England

  • Prezi
  • Take notes
  • Class discussion
  • Answer study questions  

 

Wednesday 4/18/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Shakespearean Insults Activity

  • Use classic Shakespearean language to create insults
  • Participate in Insult Tournament for grand prize
  • Guest Judge to appear!

 

Thursday 4/19/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Prologue

  • Watch video clip of prologue in different Shakespeare productions
  • Prezi on Prologue
  • Take notes
  • Annotate and mark text for meaning
  • Memorize prologue
  • Answer study guide questions for the Prologue

 

Friday 4/20/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 1, scene 1

  • Assign roles and read as a class
  • Work on 1.1 study guide sheet as a class
  • Review answers as a class

 

Have a great weekend!

4/23-4/27

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

April 23-27, 2018

Unit: Romeo and Juliet

Key Vocabulary: Aside, Allusion, Soliloquy, Monologue, Tragic Hero, Dramatic Irony, Double Entendre, Foil, Iamb, Pentameter, Iambic Pentameter

Monday 4/23/18:

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 1, scene 3 and 4

  • Read and analyze the text as a class
  • Discuss as a class
  • View video clip
  • Complete close reading questions

 

Tuesday 4/24/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 1, scene 5

  • Read and analyze the text as a class
  • Discuss as a class
  • View video clip
  • Complete close reading questions

 

Wednesday 4/25/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 2, scene 1 and 2

  • Read and analyze the text as a class
  • Discuss as a class
  • View video clip
  • Complete close reading questions

 

Thursday 4/26/18

Lesson: NO SCHOOL!!

 

Friday 4/27/18

Lesson: Work Day

  • Get caught up on R and J Questions and Worksheets

 

Have a great weekend!

4/30-5/4

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

April 30 - May 4, 2018

Unit: Romeo and Juliet

Key Vocabulary: Aside, Allusion, Soliloquy, Monologue, Tragic Hero, Dramatic Irony, Double Entendre, Foil, Iamb, Pentameter, Iambic Pentameter

Monday 4/30/18:

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 2, scenes 3 and 4

  • *Quiz*
  • Assign roles
  • Read as a class
  • Discuss and analyze the text
  • Complete study guide

 

Tuesday 5/1/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 2, scenes 5 and 6

  • *Quiz*
  • Read scenes on your own
  • Complete the study guide sheet
  • Turn in when finished

 

Wednesday 5/2/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 3, scene 1

  • *Quiz*
  • Assign roles
  • Read and discuss as a class
  • Analyze text
  • Answer close reading questions

 

Thursday 5/3/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 3, scenes 2, 3 and 4

  • *Quiz*
  • Assign roles
  • Read as a class
  • Pause to discuss and analyze the text
  • Complete the study guide for scenes 2, 3 and 4

 

Friday 5/4/18 (May the Fourth be with you!) J

No School: Fair Day!

Have a great weekend!

5/7-5/11

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

May 7-11, 2018

Unit: Romeo and Juliet

Key Vocabulary: Aside, Allusion, Soliloquy, Monologue, Tragic Hero, Dramatic Irony, Double Entendre, Foil, Iamb, Pentameter, Iambic Pentameter

Monday 5/7/18:

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 3, scene 5- Act 4, scene 1-3

  • Assign roles
  • Read aloud as a class
  • Stop and analyze the text
  • Discuss as a class
  • Work on study guide questions

 

Tuesday 5/8/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 4, scenes 4 and 5-Act 5 scene 1

  • Assign roles
  • Read aloud as a class
  • Stop and analyze the text
  • Discuss as a class
  • Work on study guide questions
  • Watch video of scenes read in class

 

Wednesday 5/9/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 5, scenes 2 and 3

  • Assign roles
  • Read aloud as a class
  • Stop and analyze the text
  • Discuss as a class
  • Work on study guide questions

 

Thursday 5/10/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Act 5 Review

  • Romeo Grid Review Activity
  • Present to the class
  • Finish back for homework if not finished in class

 

Friday 5/11/18

Lesson: Work Day

  • Get caught up on R and J Questions and Worksheets

 

Have a great weekend!

5/14-5/18

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

May 14-18, 2018

Unit: Romeo and Juliet

Key Vocabulary: Aside, Allusion, Soliloquy, Monologue, Tragic Hero, Dramatic Irony, Double Entendre, Foil, Iamb, Pentameter, Iambic Pentameter

Monday 5/14/18:

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Modern Day Applications

  • Watch CNN news story about real-life Romeo and Juliet
  • Read news article
  • Class discussion
  • Close reading questions

 

Tuesday 5/15/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Film

  • Begin watching Baz Lurhman’s R and J film
  • Answer and complete viewing guide

 

Wednesday 5/16/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Film

  • Continue watching Baz Lurhman’s R and J film
  • Answer and complete viewing guide

 

Thursday 5/17/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Film

  • Finish watching Baz Lurhman’s R and J film
  • Analyze final scene and director’s decision
  • Complete viewing guide and turn in when finished
  • Class discussion

 

Friday 5/18/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet—Activity

  • Who wrote it? Taylor Swift or Shakespeare?
  • Person who completes paper first will get a prize!

Have a great weekend!

5/21-5/25

English 9 Agenda

Ms. Lawler

May 21-25, 2018

Unit: Romeo and Juliet

Key Vocabulary: aside, blank verse, classical allusions, comedy, dialogue, dramatic irony, foil, Greek chorus, heroic couplet, iambic pentameter, irony (d, s, & v), monologue, protagonist, soliloquy, tragedy, tragic flaw, tragic hero, tragic illumination, prologue

Monday 5/21/18:

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Quote Game and Study Day

  • Work in teams to complete the Quote Game
  • Winning team gets a prize!
  • Study for Part 1 of the final

 

Tuesday 5/22/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Part 1 of Final

  • Take the matching and multiple choice part of the final

 

Wednesday 5/23/18 (Early Release Schedule)

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Romeo and Juliet Comparison

  • Comparison Activity
  • Study and prepare for essay portion of the final
  • Create a study card for the written portion of the final

Thursday 5/24/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Finals 1, 3, 5

  • 90 minute classes

 

Friday 5/25/18

Lesson: Romeo and Juliet— Finals 2, 4, 6

  • 90 minute classes

 

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!