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September 2019

Sept 30-Oct 4, 2019

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:

  • Parsimony 
  • Predominate 
  • Beggar
  • Sterling
  • Depreciate
  • Ardent

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

https://www.commonlit.org/en/assignments/the-necklace-3227319/student_assignment

  • Research online- What was life like in France 1884?
  • Define new words on your paper:
  • Inscrutable 
  • Exult 
  •  Stupefied 
  •  Covet
  •  Ecstatic 
  •  Volition 
  • Impel 
  •  Remorse 
  •  Appalled 
 

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.

https://www.uscourts.gov/news/2017/03/02/inside-look-jury-experience

 


Sept 16-Sept 20th

1 week until September break Sept 23rd-27th.

ELAGSE9-10L1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

ELAGSE9-10L2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

ELAGSE9-10L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content,
choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or
phrase.
b. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate,
advocacy)

ELAGSE9-10RL6: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work
of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature

ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Monday Sept 16th

1. Review results of EOC Prep Writing 2 quiz from Friday Sept 13th- Intervention/Extension (listening,speaking)

2. Unit 5 World English review and students present- test tomorrow. (listening,reading, speaking)

3. Learn new Quizlet words Short Story Analysis 1 for this Friday's quiz Sept 20th.

Fill in the missing words.(reading, writing)

 

Tuesday Sept 17th

  1. Review Unit 5 Grammar, Vocabulary, Elements of a short story.
  2. Unit 5 World English Test (summative) (reading, writing)
  3. Independent reading of your library books.  (reading)

 

Wednesday Sept 18th

1. Unit 5 Test results- Intervention/ Extension (reading, writing, speaking, listening)

Test corrections for Intervention groups,  Short Story Plot Map Identification for Extension. 

2. When done review quizlet set Short Story Analysis 1

  • Flashcard, Match, Test Multiple Choice= until 100% (formative) (reading, writing)

3. Begin Short story unit- what is a story plot map? (listening,reading)

1. QUIZLET LIVE- for points on vocabulary quiz. (reading, speaking)

4 IF TIME PERMITS: Introduce setting of the short story and Common Lit.org

 

Thursday Sept 19th- Picture makeup day- Media Center 

1. QUIZLET - take small test score 100% Short Story Analysis 1

2. Start reading and analyzing a short story for main idea. (reading, writing, listening)

Common Lit.org

Highlight in yellow main idea,  underline in red key vocabulary. 

3. Begin answering reading comprehension questions, fill in the story plot map. 

Story plot map is due tomorrow.

 

Friday Sept 20th

1. Quizlet vocabulary quiz and grammar review- writing complete sentences. (reading, writing)

2. Complete reading short story and answering comprehension questions, story plot map to turn in today.

3. Watch video of the short story we read- Lamb to the Slaughter (listening, reading)

 

 


Sept 9-Sept 13, 2019

ELAGSE9-10L1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

ELAGSE9-10L2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

ELAGSE9-10L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content,
choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or
phrase.
b. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate,
advocacy)

ELAGSE9-10RL6: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work
of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature

ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.

Sept 9  Monday

Intervention- Review Vocabulary quiz results- most missed questions- (10 minutes)

#2, 4, 6, 10, 16, 19, 21, 24, 25

  • Answer missing questions from vocabulary quiz in a Kahoot (formative)
  • -Call to action, Informational Text, Order of Importance, Rhetoric, Transitional words
  • Students will be in an intervention/ extension group to identify EOC vocabulary terms-(10 minutes) Intervention-
  • Identify quotes of Ethos, Pathos, Logos (10 minutes) Extension

Learn new EOC Vocabulary words-  EOC Prep Writing 2  quiz Friday 9/13/19  Fill in the missing words. 

World English Unit 5

  • p. 58 Listening- Evaluate Survival Methods (Listening, Writing)
  • A and B
  • Listening/Speaking- p. 59 How would you survive hurricane Dorian if you only had a 
  • towel, blanket, radio, matches, a tin can, knife, flashlight?

Sept 10  Tuesday

Go to Media Center- check out a new book, complete Quizlet review  EOC Prep Writing 2

Flashcards, Match, Quiz Multiple Choice until you reach 100%

Return to the classroom-

Watch video- Ethos, Pathos, Logos examples.

Students who made a zero on quote identification (Ethos, Pathos, Logos) get an opportunity to try again today.

Writing- write TWO 5 sentence paragraphs in PAST tense on how you would survive a hurricane with only.  Use your rough draft from yesterday.

  • towel, blanket, radio, matches, a tin can, knife, flashlight?

Sept 11  Wednesday

Grammar/ Writing Intervention- review of complete sentence structure, capitalization, punctuation.

Extensions- peer editing of 4 paragraph essays   (20 minutes)

  • Are there correct format of Claim, Evidence, Interpretation?
  • What would a counter claim be for this essay?

(Listening/Writing) Guiding notes-students will fill in the blank to complete a timeline onSept 11th.

(Listening/Speaking/ Writing) Watch Sept 11th video, answer guiding questions about Survival.

 

Sept 12 Thursday

Play Quizlet LIVE- for points on vocabulary quiz.

World English Unit 5

Language Expansion Writing- p. 60 Read the article, highlight blue words

  • B Fill in each blank with one of the words in blue. # 1-8
  • p. 60 I wish in present tense
  • p. 61  A 1-6
  • Listening  p. 61  

September 13 Friday

Review for Vocabulary quiz

Reading/Writing- Take EOC Writing 2 vocabulary quiz (summative)

World English Unit 5

  • Reading- Survival School article
  • Highlight- main idea, underline in red key vocabulary
  • p. 62 Answer questions A and B
  • Watch/ Read/Write Video Journal- Andean Weavers
  • p. 65 Listening and Write answers to questions.

 

Review day Monday, Unit 5 Test Tuesday Sept 17th (summative)


Sept 3rd-Sept 6th

ELAGSE9-10L1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

ELAGSE9-10L2: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

ELAGSE9-10L4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content,
choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
a. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or
phrase.
b. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate,
advocacy).

Monday- No School

Tuesday  Sept 3

  • Quizlet- learn new words for Friday's EOC vocabulary quiz (20 minutes) (Listening, Reading, Writing)(EOC Writing Prep 1)
  • Unit 4 Test Review-was completed on Friday, we will review key concepts.
  • Grammar Practice of the week:
  • Students will be split into intervention/extension groups based off of writing assessment.              (2o minutes) Creating complete sentences, using correct punctuation, capitalization, tense. (Speaking,Reading, Writing)

Wednesday Sept 4

Go to Computer Lab 219

Students are missing work.   Check your grade in Synergy.

 1.Turn in at the beginning of class Writing Extension activity from Tuesday 9/3/19

2. If you did not gmail me a 4 paragraph essay on Friday it must be turned in today.

mrs.suareziel@gmail.com

3. If you were absent last Friday 8/30/19- you will take the Reading/Literary Vocabulary quiz today.

Those that have turned both in will work on:

  • Quizlet review- Flashcard, Match, Small test Multiple Choice 100% (Reading, Writing)
  • Students that did not take the Reading/Literary 4 EOC Vocab quiz last Friday will take it today.
  • Reading/Literary 4- Vocabulary quiz corrections. (Reading, Writing) Find the correct answer and give an example. 

Return to the classroom:

  • World English Unit 5- Survival
  • Watch video clips of Hurricane Dorian- How do people Survive Natural Disasters? (Speaking, Listening)
  • World English p. 56 Read about Survival Advice, what would you add to the brochure?

Thursday Sept 5

  • Classroom-
  • Kahoot- Grammar review
  • QUIZLET LIVE- 3 rounds (Reading, Speaking)

   Computer Lab 219

  • 4 paragraph essay Intervention/Extension (Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking)  Lab 219 work in google docs with partner groups. Update and share in google docs with mrs.suareziel@gmail.com

Friday Sept 6

  • EOC Vocabulary quiz 
  • World English Unit 5
  • Watch video clips of Hurricane Dorian- How do people Survive Natural Disasters? (Speaking, Listening)
  • World English p. 56 Read about Survival Advice, what would you add to the brochure?
  • Grammar- Unreal conditional in the present (Listening, Writing)
  • p. 57 A 1-5
  • World English p. 57
  • Listening- What advice does Nathan give Isabel? (Listening)
  • p. 58 Listening- Evaluate Survival Methods (Listening, Writing)
  • A and B

World English Unit 5 Test will be next week.