• 9H- Nine Week Plan: Quarter 1

     

    Reading:

    SOL 9.4e - Explain the relationships between and among elements of literature: characters, plot, setting, tone, point of view, and theme

    • Plot structure
      • Characters, themes, elements of fiction, literary terms
    • Short stories unit 
      • MDG, The Sniper, GoM, Full Circle, etc.
    • Novel study
      • Of Mice of Men, A Monster Calls
    • Book clubs/independent reading (Choice books)

     

    Writing:

    SOL 9.6c - Communicate clearly the purpose of writing using a thesis statement where appropriate

    • Thesis Statements

     

    Grammar: Using NO RED INK

    SOL 9.7 - The student will self and peer edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, and paragraphing. 

    • Complex sentences
    • Comma usage

     

    Vocabulary:

    SOL 9.3a - Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and cognates to understand complex words.

    • Pulled from county lists/readings

     

    Essential Question(s):

    • How are our lives present within stories we read?