5/8-5/9 English 1 & 9RCP Agendas

5/8

Figurative language worksheet with definitions!  Both sides.  Seven terms total.

alliteration; allusion; metaphor; personification; onomatopoeia; simile; symbolism; synesthesia

Read: “Marin,” “Those who Don’t,” and “There was an Old Woman…”

5/9

Pass back figurative language worksheets.  Have students work on them for another ten minutes.

Write figurative language terms in notebooks with definitions.  Fold a page in half with terms on the left and definitions on the right.

Sneeze 5/9/18

Recount an incident where you were scared or shared your fears with others.  Include their reactions to your fears.

Vocabulary 5/9/18

Doughty; Velvety; Cavern; Canteen; Anemic; Authority; Cue

Read:

“Alicia Who Sees Mice”

“Darius and the Clouds”

“And Some More”

“The Family of Little Feet”

Choose one to chart in your notebook.

4/30-5/4; 5/7 English 9RCP Agendas

4/30

“Caged Bird” illustrate one frame per stanza.

5/1
Read vignette “House on Mango Street” and teach the students how to use the vignette analytical chart.  Model and ask them for help filling it in.

Period 4  WEDNESDAY

Read “Hairs” through “Cathy Queen of Cats”

Answer questions (at the front of the room)

Homework OR Extra time at the end of class:

Choose ONE of the vignettes, and fill out the chart using the vignette in your notebook.

Period 4 THURSDAY

  1. Write in notebooks:

Sneeze 5/2/18 – ten minutes

Write what you know about your name.  What does it mean?  How was it chosen? How do you feel about it?  What similes and metaphors would you use to describe your feelings about it?

VOCAB: Lopsided, Scrambling, Pleated, Dangle

You may read in groups, but for these particular questions, I need INDIVIDUAL answers for each student in NOTEBOOKS.

  1. Read: “Our Good Day”

Answer:
1. Describe a good day with your friends?
2. Why do you think simple toys, like bicycles and kites, are still popular in an age of cell phones and video games?

  1. Read: “Laughter”

Answer:
1. Which family member are you most like physically?  How?  Which family member are you most like in personality?  How?
2.  Do you feel like you often make friends with people who feel like you do?  Why or why not?  Give a few examples to support your answer.

Period 4  FRIDAY

Sneeze 5/3/18: Has someone else ever shown prejudice against you due to age, race, ethnicity, religious background, or something else?  What did the person do or say?  How did you react?

Language focus Sequence and Sentence Structure Worksheets

Students may work in pairs or alone.  ONE set of worksheets per pair, not two.  Staple and turn in at the end of class.
Period 4 Monday

Read: “Gil’s Furniture Bought & Sold,” “Meme Ortiz,” and “Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin”

Choose ONE of the vignettes that you relate the most to.  I would now like you to write one paragraph describing what you believe happened before the vignette started, and one concluding paragraph wrapping up and ending the story where it left off.

4/30-5/4; 5/7 English 2 Agendas

4/30

“Caged Bird” frame storyboard.

5/1

Copy essay questions and chart.  Read chapter 6 and answer chapter 6 questions.

Period 2 and 3 WEDNESDAY

Get out journals:

Sneeze 5/2/18 – 6 minutes

Write down these questions, skipping five lines in between each:

  1. The author makes reference to the past and to the future in this chapter.   Which character is thinking about these things?
  2. What, in particular, does he remember in the past?  How does it make him feel?
  3. What, in particular, does he think about in the future?  Who else is part of this conversation?

 

Have them get into their “Survival Groups.”  Read chapter 7, with focus on these questions, answering them along them way in their notebooks.

Twenty minutes left in class: Have students get into pairs, NOT threes or fours.  They may work alone or in pairs.  ONE “Battling Boys” close reading PER GROUP.

English 2 THURSDAY

  • Sneeze 5/3/18 – write in notebooks for 5 minutes
    What is bravery? Given the events of chapter 7, which character is most brave (Ralph/Piggy/Simon/Jack)? Prove your point.
  • Read Chapter 8 in Survival Groups…if groups are not on task, then write down their names and I will take off “life points.” – Students may BORROW the half sheet questions and share them. The next class will need them, so make sure they are returned.

 

Periods 2 and 3 FRIDAY

Read the paper titled BEELZEBUB out loud to the entire class.  This article is meant to help them understand chapter 8 and the title of the novel.

Hand out Lord of The Flies storyboard, one per person.  Follow directions on the sheet.  They may use my colored pencils, etc. (in the basket at the front of the room).  It is expected that they will put everything back neatly.  Appearances COUNT towards the grade, as do all presentations and work in life.  If you can’t draw well, I get it…but it should appear as though you tried your best and interpreted the text correctly.  If I cannot tell what you are trying to communicate, I will not grade it.

5/7 Monday

Read Chapter 9

Complete Venn Diagram on Jack and Ralph.  Have 5 points for each section with corresponding page numbers.

4/30-5/4; 5/7 English 1 Agendas

Monday 4/30

Read “Caged Bird” and draw one frame per stanza illustrating that frame.

5/1

Read:  “Hairs” – Two Minutes

Answer: (6 minutes)

  • Describe each of the characters by his or her hair.
  • How does the narrator feel about her mother? Find evidence to support your stance.

 

Read: “Boys and Girls” – Two Minutes

Answer: (8 minutes)

  • According to the narrator, can boys be friends with girls? What experience has the narrator had to back up this position?
  • How does the narrator feel about her sister?
  • What does the narrator wish for, and why does she want one?

Read: “My Name” – Four Minutes

Answer: (8 minutes)

  • What is the narrators name and what does it mean?
  • Who is she named after? What is that woman like?
  • What is a woman’s role in Mexican society, according to the narrator?

Read: “Cathy Queen of Cats” – Four Minutes

Answer: (8 minutes)

  • Who is Cathy, and why is she the Queen of Cats?
  • Why does Cathy’s family have to move soon?
  • How do you think Esperanza feels about their reason for moving?

Choose one vignette and analyze it using the vignette chart we learned in class.

Period 1 Wednesday

  • Write in notebooks:

Sneeze 5/2/18 – ten minutes

Write what you know about your name.  What does it mean?  How was it chosen? How do you feel about it?  What similes and metaphors would you use to describe your feelings about it?

  • Have them look up using their phone or dictionaries, these four words, and then discuss the meaning of each word with them. – 8 minutes

Lopsided; Scrambling; Pleated; Dangle

You may read in groups, but for these particular questions, I need INDIVIDUAL answers for each student in NOTEBOOKS.

  • Read: “Our Good Day” – 15 minutes

Answer:
1. Describe a good day with your friends.\

2. Why do you think simple toys, like bicycles and kites, are still popular in an age of cell phones and video games?

  • Read: “Laughter” – 15 minutes

Answer:

1. Which family member are you most like physically?  How?  Which family member are you most like in personality?  How?

2.  Do you feel like you often make friends with people who feel like you do? Why or why not?  Give a few examples to support your answer.

Period 1 THURSDAY

  • Write in notebooks:
    Sneeze 5/3/18 Ten Minutes: Has someone else ever shown prejudice against you due to age, race, ethnicity, religious background, or something else? What did the person do or say?  How did you react?
  • Language focus Sequence and Sentence Structure Worksheets – 3 Pages, self explanatory

Students may work in pairs or alone.  ONE set of worksheets per pair, not two.  Staple and turn in at the end of class.

Period 1 FRIDAY

Sneeze 5/4 – 7 minutes

Write about a time that you risked your safety for a competition or to have more fun.  Would you do it again?  Half of a page.

QUESTIONS UP FRONT
Read in groups through page 26 in HOMS and one answer sheet per group.

Choose ONE of the vignettes that you relate the most to.  I would now like you to write one paragraph describing what you believe happened before the vignette started, and one concluding paragraph wrapping up and ending the story where it left off.

Period 1 Monday 5/7

Review assignments from last week.  Allow to re-do/complete.

5/1/18 Drama Agenda

VOICE VOCAB

TEMPO/PACE
PROJECTION
SILENCES/PAUSES
INTONATION
TONE
EMPHASIS
ECHO
INSTRUMENTS/SOUND EFFECTS
CHARACTER VOICE

Choose a phrase to alter using different qualities of voice

4/27 English 9RCP Agenda

Notebooks.  Number 1-8, skipping three lines in between.

HOMS pre reading/reaction activity on page 16 of my unit plan.  Go through questions, then separate into halves, vote, and record.  Discuss.

4/27 English 1 Agenda

Sneeze 4/27/18

Vocabulary!  Look up and write down definitions!  Fifteen minutes!

  1. Barrettes
  2. Rosettes
  3. Pincurls
  4. Raggedy
  5. Inherit
  6. Wobbly
  7. Crumbly
  8. Sassy
  9. Vignette

Read Vignette one “House of Mango Street” and fill out the Vignette analysis chart to provide summary, setting, personal thoughts, and literary techniques.

4/27 English 2 Agenda

Sit in survival groups.

Read chapter 5

Decide who is at fault for the island falling apart in your groups by finding FIVE pieces of evidence for events that cause problems in the chapter.  Given page numbers and provide an explanation.

4/26 English 1, 9RCP, and 2 Agendas

FIND YOUR NAME ON THE POST IT NOTES AND SIT IN THE ASSIGNED GROUP. NO COMPLAINING – NO BARGAINING.

Get out your notebooks.

Title:  Web-Source Reliability 4/26/18

Write down these words:

 

Relevance:

Accuracy:

Bias:

Reliability:

Look up the words’ definitions in your groups.  Each person must have the words and definitions written in each journal.

CRAAP Test – is the media reliable????

CRAAP Test checklist

http://www.dhmo.org/

Choose two websites to evaluate in your groups. Access one website at a time and discuss how the CRAPP test is or is not fulfilled. Fill out the worksheet. One per website, one per group.

Molassia
http://www.molossia.org/countryeng.html

Dog Island
http://www.thedogisland.com/

The Jackelope
http://www.sudftw.com/jackcon.htm

Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie
https://zapatopi.net/afdb/

On the bottom of each website test, write one sentence describing why the website is or is not a reliable source.