ELAGSE9-10W.1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
ELAGSE9-10RL.1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
ELAGSE9-10RL.2: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
MONDAY Sept 30th
Quizlet- Short Story Analysis 2
Fill in the missing words, Quiz on Friday.
Preview before reading The Gift of the Magi by O'Henry
https://www.commonlit.org/en/assignments/the-gift-of-the-magi-3227308/student_assignment (listening, speaking, reading)
Setting- 1902 New York Christmas
Define the words from the text:
Read The Gift of the Magi by O'Henry (listening, reading, writing)
- Complete a Story Plot Map
- Highlight main ideas, theme
- Identify and characterize main characters
- Identify situational, dramatic irony
Tuesday, Oct 1st
Go to Computer Lab 219
Quizlet Review- Flashcard, Match, Small Test= 100% Short Story Analysis 2
Log into CommonLit.org (reading, writing)
- Take the assessment for Gift of the Magi by O' Henry and submit today.
Preview before reading The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant
- Research online- What was life like in France 1884?
- Define new words on your paper:
Wednesday Oct 2nd
Quizlet- Short Story Analysis 2 Play Match for 10 minutes, try to beat each other.
Kahoot- Irony, theme, characterization- 3 Kahoots
(This will determine intervention/extension groups for Thursday)
Finish Reading The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant (reading, writing, listening)
- Answer guiding questions
- highlight main idea
- Analyze irony, characterization
Complete your story plot map and turn in today!
Thursday Oct 3rd
QUIZLET LIVE for points- 3 rounds
Intervention /Extension on short stories- irony, main idea, theme, characterization (reading, writing, listening)
IF NEEDED- Finish Reading- The Necklace by Guy de Maupassant
Answer final comprehension questions.
Preview- Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin- this is on Friday's quiz.
FRIDAY's Short Story test will consist of Gift of the Magi, The Necklace, Story of an Hour.
YOU CAN USE YOUR NOTES.
Friday Oct 4th
Review- The Gift of the Magi, The Necklace, Story of an Hour- then take the test.
- Quizlet Vocabulary quiz- Short Story Analysis 2 (summative)
- Short Story Unit test over Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin (summative)
- Some questions from- The Gift of the Magi, The Necklace, Story of an Hour
Independent reading while students complete the test.
We will start a play next week on the American court system.
Today we will watch a video to build background knowledge.