This week we will begin a study of Romeo and Juliet. Before we start we will explore the life of William Shakespeare. Today you and your tablemates will participate in a digital escape room entitled, "The Case of the Missing Script" at. interactive.teachnouvelle.com/book/the-case-of-the-missing-script/
using the passcode on the baord
At least ONE person with a Google account in your group needs to complete the electronic form:
This week we will continue and conclude our study of the Coming of Age theme. Remember that Coming of Age is centered around the transition of being a child to becoming an adult.
Monday - Coming of Age poetry analysis using TWIST Method
Tuesday - RI Testing/Always Running and Race Politics close read
Wednesday - Always Running and Race Politics RAFT assignment
Thursday - Narrative Prose and Poem Writing Centers
Friday -Unit 1 Summative and continuation of Narrative Prose/Poem draft
Hello 9th Lit Scholars,
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Pre-Course Reading Assignment
Your pre-course reading assignment is based on Sean Covey's The Seven Highly Effective Habits of Teens. In order to receive full credit for your pre-course reading you must submit your work no later than Friday January 17, 2020. If you have a blog post please use this form.
After reading, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens, please choose a task from the list below to explain how you believe each habit will affect you in this coming school year. How do you believe the lessons taught in each chapter can help you be successful? What information from the book could assist you and your fellow peers to help you reach your goals?
Student Project Choices:
• Create a comic book
• Write a rap
• Create a blog
• Create a poster
• Film a commercial or infomercial
More info at https://phssummerreading.wordpress.com/9th-grade/
Sign up for Schoology!
Schoology is an online learning management system where you will submit work electronically, upload Office 365 files (like Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and even have online class discussions. Sign up using the info below. Use your Lunch ID as your USERNAME and PASSWORD!
1. go to https://app.schoology.com/register.php?type=student
2. Copy and Paste the appropriate access code below, based on your block:
9th Lit 2nd Block
9th Lit 4th Block
3. Sign up with the appropriate info and set the USERNAME and PASSWORD as your LUNCH ID!
What are we doing this week? Check it out below:
Monday - Class Website and syllabus Break-In/Virtual Speed Dates
Tuesday - Review of Coming of Age Unit/ Literary Analysis of "Speak" excerpt (annotating imagery, syntax, and diction)
Wednesday - Close Reading of "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" group SIFT analysis focusing on imagery, syntax, and diction
Thursday - Visual Plot Diagram/POV retelling of "On the Sidewalk Bleeding"
Friday - Pre-Summative Assessment/Coming of Age Song Analysis
Dr. Whipple's Break-In Form
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