Friday, January 20, 2017

English 9--1/31/2017 & 2/1/2017

Jump Off (1-2 mins.)
--Pick up all of the following from the front table: 

  • the "'St. Lucy's...' End-of-Mini-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment Revisions Directions" document
  • both of the "MLA Format" documents
--Please SEE ME today when we are in the Computer Lab:
  • Ryan H.
  • Jared K.
  • Hunter L.
  • Taylor S.

S. the C. (5-8 mins.)
--oral reading of first document--Q & A

Writing Workshop #1 -- MLA Format (5-8 mins.)
--a "crash course" given in either Google Docs or Word 2010 (majority rules!)

Transition -- venture down to the Computer Lab (2 mins.)

Writing Workshop #2/DEAR -- "St. Lucy's..." End-of-Mini-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment Revisions and Free Reading Books (remainder of class)
--assign computers via a drawing of cards
--work on completing the assignment quietly and independently 
--If you finish and time still remains in the class block, engage in free reading.  (Students without books will read Upfront newsmagazine.)

HW (Class Preparation)
--If you have not already done so, "clean up" your Irony notes (e.g., finish copying information from your rough notes onto your Irony notes page, write a clean page of notes in your notebook, etc.).
--Review your Irony notes.  An assessment aiming to measure the following will occur next class:
  • your ability to define the three main types of irony
  • your ability to recognize each of the types of irony in action  
--Your typed, color-coded "to-do" list and your typed-in-MLA-Format, color-coded, revised writing assignment is due on Monday, 2/6 (BDF) or Tuesday, 2/7 (ACE).  See your "'St. Lucy's...' End-of-Mini-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment Revisions Directions" document for additional information.
--If you were unable to recite the Prologue at 80% or higher prior to midterm and still have not reported to homeroom as per policy, I have referred you to the main office in an attempt to get you in here to work with me!  Those of you with Prologue plans in place, commit to following through!
--Read at least 5-10 pages of your free reading book between now and next class. Your book must be finished by mid-March. ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.
--Work toward achievement of your S.M.A.R.T. Goal?!