Sunday, April 21, 2013

English 9--4/24/2013

Jump Off
--Pick up the "Poetry 'Unit' Notes -- English 9" page from the front table.  Then, work quietly and independently to fill in as many of the blanks as you can based on prior knowledge.  (If you don't "feel good" about using a pen to complete this task, exchange your pen with one of Mr. Martin's pencils.)

S. the C.

Notetaking -- Poetry "Unit" Notes -- English 9
--work together to accurately fill in the blanks--review/learn essential definitions

Transition -- pick up the "Poetry 'Unit' Notes -- English 9: Effect/Authorial Purpose 'Cheat Sheet'" from the front table

Activity (cont.) -- "Fable for When There's No Way Out"
--rationale behind sheet just picked up and information about filling in the chart (via application)
--a note about multi-tasking (today, multi-tasking involves continuously marking up poem AND adding in effect/authorial purpose notes to your chart)
--continue considering preliminary deeper meaning notes from last class--fill in effect/authorial purpose chart accordingly
--keep going...
--connect this work to our future Dragonsong Unit and Romeo and Juliet Unit endeavors

Transition -- pick up Mary Oliver's "The Journey" from the front table
--HW assignment clarified

Review (time permitting) -- Choosing the Right Word
--go over the exercise answers

HW Time


--Explicate Mary Oliver's "The Journey" to the best of your ability.  Be prepared to work with your explication next class.
--Finish preparing for the Unit #11 vocabulary quiz, which will take place at the beginning of next class.
--If you have not already done so, 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.