New Year, New Course
Hello 9th Lit Scholars,
Welcome to second semester and thank you for taking the time to read this week's blog. I post weekly and you are responsible for the information contained inside. If you have questions I am available at email@example.com please include your full name and block in your email.
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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