Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 Today is a B day. We have Advisory today, and we FLEX to Block 3. The following plans are for both my English 9H and English 10H.
5th Block: Planning7th Block: English 9H8th Block: English 10HToday's Lesson: 10th grade/ 8th Block1. Please distribute the agenda for February 3, 2015 to each student.2. Click on the link (Ms. Smiley's webpage for "Mug Shots"). Allow students 10 minutes to record the statement- as it is, and to make the necessary corrections.3. Reading & Writing for Assessment Practice- Students will be given 20 minutes to complete this task.pg. 509-510 Part 1pg. 511 1-5 Part 2pg. 512 Short Answer QuestionPart 3 Strategies in Action= Your Turn A & Your Turn B ( you must answer the questions for both!)Part 4 How to Revise & Edit a Test Selection 1-3 TURN THIS IN TODAY!!4. What do I need to know? Each student needs to record the correct information for each item on the board (on their own paper)--- This task can be discussed with others, BUT everyone needs his/her own paper! You are recording information about YOUR play! #9 is the only item that requires you to know something about BOTH plays!!Students will work in pairs and or pods to find the answers to the 10 items (green) on the front board.5. Students will create a Quick Quiz using the information from above (question & answer required for full credit!)a. 1 question about themeb. 1 question about conflict (man vs. man)c. 1 question about conflict (internal)d. 1 question about motivatione. 1 question (free choice/students decide what the question is about)EXIT TICKET: What's going to be on the Renaissance Test?HOMEWORK: Study for the upcoming test and continue working on your BQ artifacts._______________________________________________________________________________________________________________9th grade- Distribute today's agenda to students at the beginning of class.1. Use the Mug Shot link to complete the Bell-Ringer (grammar practice). Review the agenda with students after the Mug Shot activity is completed.2. Character Development Notes pg. 321-322 READ & TAKE NOTES on the Character Development information3. Making Inferences pg. 323 READ & TAKE NOTES4. pg. 324 Connect to Your Life- Conflicting Feelings Journal (write 5-8 sentences) TURN THIS IN5. Poetry Exploration continued- READ "Oranges" pg. 339a. SUMMARIZE the poem (write this down)b. How does Gary Soto use figurative language & descriptive details to bring this poem "to life"? ANSWER this questionc. RECORD the descriptive details that help to tell this story (strongest examples) and helps the reader "see" what's going on. 10-15 details need to be recordedd. CREATE a visual (picture) representation based on the descriptive details you identified earlier (use crayons/markers and white paper to complete this portion of the task) STAPLE a-d together and turn in before leaving class TODAY.Homework: Study Notes and Study Guide for your Poetry/Romeo & Juliet Test on Monday, Feb. 9,2015