We will close out our exploration of Coming of Age texts this week. Please note that there are several important due dates including your double-entry journals and artistic responses for your parallel reading. You were responsible for choosing a Coming of Age novel and developing 6 dialectal (Double Journal entry) reflections. EACH reflections should include a quote (MLA format) your chosen novel (4 sentences or more) of significance: characterization, plot, literary element, etc. Your final submission should be completed on or before August 31, 2018.
In addition, you will create a thematically based artistic response for your Coming of Age novel. This response will be presented to the class beginning August 29th. You must accompany your artistic response with a rationale, explaining the choices you made and the connection between the piece and the novel. The rationale must be at least one typed page in length (MLA format) and submitted through Schoology.com.
We will begin our week with an orientation in the Media Center. Please make sure to report directly to the media center. This week we will continue our exploration of Coming of Age texts and begin creating our own Coming of Age poems. You will develop a poetry anthology based on the assignment on pg. 329 in SpringBoard. We will also look at a poem and prose text by Luis J. Rodriguez, "Always Running" and "Race/Politics."
You should continue working on your parallel reading assignments. Remember by next week, you will have 6 double journal entries and your finished visual response to your personal Coming of Age novel.
This week we will continue our study of Coming of Age by exploring different types of narratives including short stories, poems, songs and novels. From this point on, you will need to bring your Coming of Age novel to class everyday.
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2. PARALLEL READING COMING OF AGE NOVEL
You are responsible for completing at least TWO dialectical journal entries this week. You can use your independent reading time to read or to write your in your double entry journal.
3. BRING YOUR EARBUDS ON WED AND THURS Feel free to bring earbuds to class for our Coming of Age narrative songs analysis. If you have not already done so, please sign up and join our class in www.schoology.com
4. SETUP A SCHOOLOGY ACCOUNT
Pre-Course reading assignment is due on Friday August 17, 2018 by 3:45 pm. You can submit your work in class or by uploading electronic documents to our class site on www.schoology.com
9th LITERATURE WEEKLY AGENDA
We will begin this week by exploring the concept of Coming of Age. It will be important that you setup your ELA notebook and that you find a Coming of Age novel and bring it to class on Friday August 10, 2018. Pre-Course reading assignments may be submitted beginning this Monday August 5th and NO later than Friday August 17th. Read here for more information concerning your assignment: 9th Lit PHS Pre-Course Reading Blog . Please check the homepage for detailed directions for submitting your assignment electronically. Read below to see our planned agenda for the week. Also feel free to sign up for the class Remind to recieve updated notifications on assignments, activities and class information. Our class Remind is at remind.com/join/whipple9 with our school code 81010.
9th Lit Week 1 Agenda
MONDAY - Intro to Coming of Age unit and exploration of "Speak" exert
TUESDAY - Unit 1 Common Unit Assessment and Reading Inventory; a review of Unit 1 Vocabulary
WEDNESDAY - Theme mini Lesson and reading of "On the Sidewalk Bleeding"
THURSDAY - Symbolism in Flowers and Close Reading of "Marigolds"
FRIDAY - Exploration and Comparison of Alice Walker's "The Flowers"
On Friday, you will begin your start your personal reading plan and begin your parallel reading of your chosen Coming of Age novel. Please make sure that you secure your novel by Friday!
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