This week, we will continue our exploration of Coming of Age texts. You will also get an opportunity to engage in your own writing, by developing a Coming of Age poem. We will share our writing during an Open Mic session on Friday. Remember that tutoring is available after school Tues and Thurs from 3:45-5:00 pm. Grades are being updated regularly, make sure you are checking StudentVue to keep track of your progress in the course!
Mon - "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" and the SIFT analysis
Tues - Snow Day
Wed - Coming of Age Poem Peer Review/ One-Pager Project work session
Thurs - Coming of Age Double - Journal entries/ One-Pager project work session
Fri - Coming of Age Poetry Cafe/ Expository Writing Workshop
During our short week, you will be exploring Coming of Age poetry and writing some poetry of your own. Pebblebrook will host our Winter Open House Tues Jan 22, 2019 from 6:00-7:00 pm. Parents and Guardians are welcome. Tutoring begins today from 3:40-5:00 (Tuesdays and Thursdays) room 1002.
Mon - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Tues - Using T.W.I.S.T. to explore Coming of Age Poems
Wed - Creating a Collaborative Poster using the T.W.I.S.T. model
Thurs - Always Running/RACE Politics Narrative and Poem Comparative Study
Fri - Midterm Quiz/Writing Original Coming of Age Poem
Today you will begin by setting up an account in the online platform Schoology. When setting up your account USE your first and last name as your user name and your lunch ID as your password. For example
username: dawnwhipple password:123456
Go to www.schoology.com
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Welcome to 9th Grade Literature! We are going to engage in some exciting work this year. It will be important that you check the blog on a regular basis for updates and important information. This week, you will sign up for a lot of important sites that we will use in class including: Microsoft Office 365, CommonLit.org, and Schoology. These sites will help you to engage in digital technology, collaborative discussions and online editing.
Weekly Agenda Overview:
Monday: Syllabus and Expectations Review/ "They're Made of Meat" Close Reading/Positive Quotes using Sketchnotes
Tuesday: Unpacking Embedded Assessments/ Unit 1 and Vocabulary Review/ Speak Excerpt
Wednesday: Summative Assessment/ Independent Reading Invistigation
Thursday: Symbolism and Marigolds/Everyday Use - CommonLit
Friday: The Flowers/Writing Portfolio
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