Wednesday, April 17, 2013

English 9--4/22/2013

Jump Off
--Clear your desks of all but a writing utensil and any personal notes that you took while reading Chapters 8-10 of Dragonsong.
--SEE MR. MARTIN ASAP: Hannah Maneiro and Olivia Taylor.

S. the C.
--assessment directions

Assessment -- "Chapters 8-10 Reading Quiz/'Digging Deeper' Writing Response"
--complete the quiz quietly and independently--good luck!
--when you finish with the quiz, work on your homework until everyone has finished taking the quiz

--Pronounce the vocabulary words together.
--Pick up a copy of the poem from the front table.

Activity (cont.) -- "Fable for When There's No Way Out"
--finish up our rough Poetry "Unit" Notes from last class
--oral reading for deeper meaning--as poem is read aloud twice, jot down notes on the poem itself as per our Poetry "Unit" Notes (divide and conquer?)
--continue jotting down notes via independent reading
--share out, focusing on effect/authorial purpose
--connect this work to our future Dragonsong Unit and Romeo and Juliet Unit endeavors

HW Time (cont.)

--Read through all of the Unit #11 vocabulary words on pages 124-126 and fill in the blanks.  Then, complete the Choosing the Right Word exercise on page 129.

--Bring your vocabulary book to class next time in case it is needed for review purposes.  The Unit #11 quiz will take place on Friday.
--Finish reading up to page 173 of Dragonsong and take notes for review/discussion by next class.  We will read the last few pages of the novel together.