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February 2020

2/24/20-2/28/20

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

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

ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters(e.g., those with multiple or conflicting
motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance
the plot or develop the theme.

Image result for Learning targetLearning Targets-

I can- write arguments about why my person is heroic.

I can- analyze a point of view of Asian culture.

I can- analyze complex characters over the course of a text.

 

Monday 2/24/20

Quizlet- Fill in the missing words- Hero's Journey Literary Terms

(these are on Friday's quiz)

Listening/Reading/Writing Hero's Journey Mulan Notes- Download Hero's Journey Mulan

Writing- Using complete sentences, discuss someone from literature or film that you consider to be heroic.

Listening/Reading/Writing-  Watch Mulan, complete guiding questions. 

 

Tuesday 2/25/20

Quizlet- Complete- Match, Flashcards, Small Test= 100% Hero's Journey Literary Terms

(these are on Friday's quiz)

Writing/Speaking- students will choose a hero-Spiderman, Flash, Wonderwoman

and write five sentences describing their- Call to Adventure, Internal Transformation, External Transformation, Threshold

Listening/Writing- Hero's Journey notes- Download Intro-to-the-heros-journey-Suarez

Listening/Reading/Writing- Mulan, complete guiding questions. 

 

Wednesday 2/26/20

Listening/Writing- Hero's Journey notes- Download Intro-to-the-heros-journey-Suarez

  • Writing/Reading-
  • Based off the criteria we went over, rate the hero you wrote about by assigning them “grades” for each criterion point.
  • Grade your hero based on:
  • Sacrifice:
  • The hero must give something up in order to leave their Ordinary World and accept the Call the Adventure
  • Separation:
  • When the hero must pull away from their norm or certain aspects of the world in order to achieve their goal and grow as a character
  • Transformation:
  • Within the journey, the hero begins to change from how they were in the beginning. These transformations could be physical and/or internal.

Slide 19- Writing/Reading-

  • Answer the following questions on your handout regarding Wonder Woman’s transformation in the clip we just watched.
  • 1. Is Wonder Woman’s change or internal, external, or both? Explain.
  • 2. What specific actions/words clearly show how she is changing?
  • 3. How does this transformation impact her development into becoming a hero?

Picture

 

Thursday 2/26/20

Quizlet LIVE

Listening/Reading- Peer edit- you will receive one of your peer's writing about a hero.

Intervention/ Extension

Edit- do they have 5 complete sentences, capitalization, punctuation, 

Write your final draft to turn in today for a grade.

Listening/Reading/Writing-  Watch- Mulan, complete guiding questions. 

Listening/Speaking/Writing- complete a hero's journey map for the movie Mulan

Introduce Hero Project

 

Friday 2/27/20

Quizlet- take vocabulary quiz-Hero's Journey Literary Terms

Reading/Writing-  begin Download English-Hero's Journey Project--The Heroes Around Us


Feb 10-Feb 14, 2020

Learning Target- citing evidence (quotes) analyzing characters, point of view in a story, 

ELAGSE9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the
text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters(e.g., those with multiple or conflicting
motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance
the plot or develop the theme

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

Monday,  Feb 10, 2020

Quizlet- Writing 1 fill in the missing words.  These are on Friday's quiz

Complete the presentation-

The Monkey Garden- Setting, Theme

House on Mango Street- quote quiz

You can use your notes

  • Elenita Cards, Palm, Water
  • Geraldo No Last Name
  • Edna’s Ruthie
  • The Earl of Tennessee
  • Sire- point of view
  • Four Skinny Trees-metaphor
  • No Speak English- plot
  • Sally- inference
  • Beautiful & Cruel- Dialogue, Writing, and Interpretation
  • A Smart Cookie- Inference
  • What Sally Said- Computer Shorthand
  • The Monkey Garden- Setting, Theme

Tuesday,  Feb 11, 2020

Quizlet- Writing 1

  • Flashcards
  • Match
  • Small Test= 100%

Reading/ Writing/ Listening/Speaking

  • Red Clowns- this chapter we will read aloud as a class, it is a tough one but it explains our protagonist.

These chapters you will work in groups-

  • Linoleum Roses
  • The Three Sisters
  • Alicia & I Talking on Edna's Step

Listening/Speaking

Students will read aloud, present answers to guiding questions, while the class takes notes 

 

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020

Reading/Listening/Speaking

Today we will finish the book and read aloud as a class, highlight the main idea and answering comprehension questions.

A House of my own

Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes

Intervention/Extension- students will receive their assessment from Monday and are allowed to make test corrections in groups for up to five missed questions.   If they did not struggle with the test we will work on summarizing and main idea. 

Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking-

Today we will complete a LARGE story plot map in groups to describe key points of the whole book.  Each section will be color-coded.

  • -Exposition- introduction to a story, including the primary characters' names, setting, mood, and time. p. 3-23
  • -Rising Action
    The rising action of the story is all of the events that lead to the eventual climax, including character development and events that create suspense.   Conflict
    p. 26-56
  • Climax
  • The climax is the most exciting point of the story, and is a turning point for the plot or goals of the main character.   Born Bad- the teacher will create this
  • Falling Action
  • The falling action is everything that happens as a result of the climax, including wrapping-up of plot points, questions being answered, and character development.  p. 62-86
  • Resolution
  • The resolution is not always happy, but it does complete the story. It can leave a reader with questions, answers, frustration, or satisfaction. p. 88-110

Homework- study Quizlet- Writing 1

Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

Quizlet LIVE- play 3 rounds for points on your Friday quiz. Quizlet- Writing 1

Reading/Writing/Listening/Speaking-

Students will complete making the large story plot map and practice what they will present to the class. 

Listening/Reading/Writing-

Students will present their portion of the story plot map.

Reading/Listening-

Students will learn about the character cube to make tomorrow after the vocabulary quiz.

 

Friday, Feb 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day!

You are allowed to bring candy to share if you like today.

Reading/Writing-

Vocabulary quiz  Writing 1

Reading/Writing/Speaking-

Students will create a character cube for an assigned character from the story. This is due today!

  • Physical Traits
  • Character Traits
  • Motivation
  • Symbol
  • Feelings
  • Reaction

Download Folding_Character_Cube

Time Permitted- Hero's Journey Mulan Notes- Download Hero's Journey Mulan

 

 


Feb 3-Feb 7

Learning Target- citing evidence (quotes) analyzing characters, point of view in a story, write a narrative.

ELAGSE9-10RL1: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the
text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text

ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters(e.g., those with multiple or conflicting
motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance
the plot or develop the theme

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

ELAGSE9-10W3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
a. Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of
experiences or events

Feb 3- Monday-

I am at 9th Grade Advisement in the Theatre

Please see the attached lesson for today Download Feb 3 class work

Turn in all work to the substitute today! I will be back tomorrow.

THIS IS FOR A GRADE!

House on Mango Street 4  will be on your vocabulary quiz on Friday.

 

Feb- 4 Tuesday

Quizlet review- relate to House on Mango Street reading from yesterday.

Reading/Listening/Speaking- Intervention/Extension- from Friday's assessment 

House on Mango Street 3 vocabulary quiz,            House on Mango Street Part 1 Test

Reading- review main idea of yesterday's reading

Feb 5th Wednesday

Reading- in groups and identify literary devices then present to the class:

Sire- point of view

Four Skinny Trees-metaphor

No Speak English- plot

Sally- inference

Reading/Listening/Speaking- Groups will present Students will take notes

 

Feb 6th Thursday

Reading/ Writing/ Speaking- students will sign up for a chapter to write a summary of.

Writing Prompt- Describe the character in this chapter.

                                Create new dialogue

                                 Write an alternate ending to the story.

                                 Illustrate a picture of what you think their house would look like on Mango Street.

Speaking/Listening- present to the class as a gallery walk 

 

Feb 7th Friday-

Play Quizlet LIVE

Vocabulary quiz- quizlet House on Mango Street 4

Reading/ Writing/ Listening- 

Beautiful & Cruel
Dialogue, Writing, and Interpretation

A Smart Cookie
Inference

What Sally Said
Computer Shorthand

The Monkey Garden
Setting
Theme

 

House on Mango Street- quote quiz on MONDAY-

Make sure you have good notes

  • Elenita Cards, Palm, Water
  • Geraldo No Last Name
  • Edna’s Ruthie
  • The Earl of Tennessee
  • Sire- point of view
  • Four Skinny Trees-metaphor
  • No Speak English- plot
  • Sally- inference
  • Beautiful & Cruel- Dialogue, Writing, and Interpretation
  • A Smart Cookie- Inference
  • What Sally Said- Computer Shorthand
  • The Monkey Garden- Setting, Theme