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    English 9: Quarter 1 Nine-Week Plan

     

    TEACHING

    TESTING

    Dates

    Literature/

    Literary Lesson

    Writing

    Grammar/
    Vocab.

    SOL

    Assessment

    Week 1

     

    SSR – Choice Book

    ·         Research Skills/Library

    • Journaling 

     

    9.4/9.5/9.8

    9.6d-f

     

    Formative:

    Ø  Grammar Inventory

    Ø  Reflective Writing

    Week 2

     

    SSR – Choice Book

     

    Poem-“The Highwayman”

    (tone, mood)

    ·         Figurative Language
    (My Name)

    • Journaling 

    Parts of Speech

    9.4/9.5

    9.3e,9.4f

    9.6a-i

    9.7

    Vocabulary Exercises 

    Week 3

     

    SSR – Choice Book

     

    SS-“Love”

    (symbolism, foreshadowing, deeper reading)

    ·         Figurative Language
    (My Name)

    • Journaling 

    Parts of Speech

    9.4

    9.4e

    9.4l,9.4m

    9.6a-i

    Summative:

    Ø  Creative Writing
    (My Name)

    Week 4

     

    SSR – Choice Book

     

    SS-“Marigolds"
    (evidence)

    ·         Plagiarism

    ·         Essay Components & Process 


    Parts of Speech

    9.4

    9.4k,9.4m

    9.5a-c

    9.7

    9.2d

    Summative:

    Ø  Part of Speech, pt. 1

    & Figurative Lang.

    Ø  In-class Writing

    Week 5

     

    SSR – Choice Book

     

    SS-“Scarlet Ibis”
    (symbolism)

    ·         Essay Components & Process 

     

     

    Parts of Speech

    9.4/9.5

    9.4d

    9.6a-i

    9.7

     Vocabulary Quiz 1

    Week 6

     

    SSR – Choice Book

    SS-Short Fiction 

    ·         Essay Components & Process (

     

    ·         H: Big Question/Artifacts

    Parts of Speech

    9.4/9.5

    9.6a-i

    9.1b,e,f,j,k

     

    LCPS HR

    Summative:

    Ø  Choice Book Talk

    Week 7

     

    SSR – Choice Book

    ·         Essay Components & Process (Ned’s)

     

    ·         MLA format

     

    Parts of Speech

    9.4/9.5

    9.6a-i

    9.8f,g

    Summative:

    Ø  Choice Book Talk

    Ø  Analytical Essay w/MLA (Scarlet Ibis)

    Ø  Part of Speech, part 2

    Week 8

     

    SS: Short Fiction

    (allusions)

    ·         Mythology Project

    Root Words

    9.3a,b,e

    9.8 f,g

     Vocabulary Quiz 2

    Week 9

    SS: Short Fiction

    (allusions)

    ·         Mythology Project

    Root Words

    9.3a,b,e

    9.6a-i

    9.7f

    9.8f,g

    9.

    Summative:

    Ø  Analytical Essay Rewrites