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*Be metacognitive*  
* Reading and writing are thinking.* 
* Think about your thinking. * Write down your questions.* 
* Read a book that interests you. * Novels are tools of empathy.*

*USE THE INDUCTIVE PROCESS
-Ask questions.
-Look for evidence.
-Look for patterns
-Identify categories

-Once you have the evidence, create thesis.
-Then write your essay using evidence to support your point.
To prove a point, USE EVIDENCE AND ANALYSIS!
ASSIGNMENT CALENDARS BELOW

9th grade English
Read from a good book every day.
Read a book that interests you!
Work hard. Believe in yourself!
           REMEMBER:-Rereading builds understanding.
-Writing a question down may help find the answer.
-Knowing you're confused is an important kind of understanding.



Read a good book. 
Come tell me about it.
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Assignments-

ENG 9 

Every day
Read something you're interested in. 
Read something difficult. Figure it out. 
Read. Read. Read.
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Week Ten
Wed/Th 3-11/12
1. Independent Reading
2. WSE (Write about what you did yesterday, or write about food, or write about
something you would like to write about.)
3. The Moon Is Down. Review the character description list.
4. Find a quote from The Moon Is Down for three of the characters on the list. Each quote should be evidence showing something about the character. Write quote down (and page #). Explain what it shows about the character.
5. Exit ticket. (Use whatever resources you need to answer the following.)
-Define complex sentence.
-Define compound sentence.
-Write a simple sentence about a character in The Moon Is Down. Underline the subject. Double underline the predicate.
-Write a complex or compound sentence about another character in The Moon Is Down. Explain why the sentence is complex or why it is compound.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Tues 3-10
1. WSE
2. The Moon Is Down. 
3. List all the characters.
(For Block Day--Pick a character. What are they like? How do you know?)
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Mon 3-9
1. Independent reading
2. WNB Write about strange sounds. Include a compound sentence, and
3. Read The Moon Is Down. 
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
 2 . Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Week Nine
Fri 3-6
1. Independent reading
2. WNB Write a page as quickly as you can.
3. The Moon Is Down. 
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
 2 . Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Tues 3-3
1. Independent reading
2. WNB Write a page
3. Finish--What's your argument?
How did you support it?
Or
Present it.
4. Look at the book. Read the back. Thumb through it. 
Explain what happens in The Moon Is Down. Start reading--pp1-10.
With a partner, write three questions. Answer them.
Homework
1. Write two simple sentences. Put them together as a third compound sentence.
Label the subjects (underline) and predicates (double underline).
2. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
3. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Mon 3-2
1. Independent reading
2. WNB Write a page
3. What's your argument?
How did you support it?
Or
Present it.
4. (If time) Look at the book. Read the back. Explain what happens in The Moon Is Down. Start reading.
Homework
1. Work on your argument project (Due at end of next class)
Share it ---------> jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
2. Bring two simple sentences. Underline subject. Double underline predicate.
3. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
4. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Week Eight
Fri 2-28
1. Independent reading
2. WNB Write a simile. "My digital life is like..." Explain why. Write a WHOLE page TO TURN IN.  Tell a story about something you did digitally if your explanation doesn't fill the page.
3. Make sure I have your argument/research project.
Homework:
1. Finish your timeline
2. Finish your argument project. Due now
3. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
4. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Mon/Tues/Wed/Th
Finish argument 
Homework:
Write a thesis for the 2011 prompt
All poetry responses turned in?
Week Seven
W/Th 2-19/20
1. Independent reading
2. Survey-- in Google classroom code: exjqet5
3.WSE- Start your writing with a subordinating conjunction. 
Punctuate the sentence correctly. Keep writing.
(Start with a complex sentence.)
4. Research/write your argument project today
5. Work on your argument project.
Homework
1. Finish your timeline
2. Work on your argument project. Due 2/26-27
3. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
4. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Tues 2-18
1. Independent reading
2. WSE- Start your writing with a subordinating conjunction. 
Punctuate the sentence correctly. Keep writing.
(Start with a complex sentence.)
3. Finish timeline/work on proposal. Now!
4. Research/write your argument project today
5. Work on your argument project.
Homework
1. Finish your timeline
2. Work on your argument project. Due 2/26-27 
        share w/ jaemarti@ jeffcoschools.us
3. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
4. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Week Six
Fri 2-14
No school
W 2-12
Tues 2-11
1. Listen to 20 min of Caffeine Cravings interview
2. Write a 1+ page reflection responding to or telling a relevant story or... about this interview.
-Poetry/Beloved-- 
Prepare!
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#5 due today
-Prepare to write a response to one of the prompts on Wed
Homework
1. Finish your timeline
2. Propose an argument. (Due end of block day)
3. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
4. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Week Five
Tues 2-4
1. WNB- Write a page about snow, weather, or any other topic
2. With a partner or by yourself, make a timeline of the ten most important events in the book. Include:
a. A brief one or two sentence description of the event.
b. A quote from the book about the event.
c. A complex or compound sentence explaining why this event is important.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. Timeline due on Block Day
Mon 2-3
1. WNB- Write a page about snow, weather, or any other topic
2. With a partner or by yourself, make a timeline of the ten most important events in the book. Include:
a. A brief one or two sentence description of the event.
b. A quote from the book about the event.
c. A complex or compound sentence explaining why this event is important.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. Timeline due on Block Day. Independent reading (10-15 min)
2. Read Elie Wiesel's Nobel acceptance speech.
WNB- Research: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elie_Wiesel
Why did Elie Wiesel win the Nobel Peace Prize? Write a paragraph. Show me your answer. 
3. With a partner or by yourself, make a timeline of the ten most important events in the book. Include:
a. A brief one or two sentence description of the event.
b. A quote from the book about the event.
c. A complex or compound sentence explaining why this event is important.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. Timeline due on Block Day
Week Four
Wed/Th 1-29/30
1. Independent reading (20 min) 
Write two simple sentences about your book.
Make a compound sentence by combining them.
2. WSE - Write a page. (And use at least one compound sentence. Underline it.)
3. Read Night.
Write two more sentences about Night.
Make a complex sentence by combining them.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
Tues 1-28
1. Independent reading (10 min) 
2. Read Night  pp 75-88
3. Write two declarative sentences about Night.
Combine your two declarative clauses to make a compound sentence.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Mon 1-27 
1. Independent reading (10 min) 
2. Listen to NPR story about 1/27/1945 and Auschwitz
https://www.npr.org/2020/01/27/798480937/75-years-after-auschwitz-liberation-survivors-urge-world-to-remember
3. Can this happen in the world today? Is it enough just to know about Auschwitz? Make an argument. Give evidence. What should we do?
4. Read Night
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Week Three
Fri 1-24
1. Independent reading (10 min) 
2. Write one of each of the four kinds of sentences.
3. Read Night
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Wed/Th 1-22/23
1. Independent reading (20 min) 
2. The four kinds of simple sentences
3. WNB--Write about a time you were kind to someone or when someone was kind to you, OR write about both. (In your writing use at least three of the four kinds of sentences. Underline and label each of the three.)
4.  Read Night
5. Combining two clauses.
Independent clauses
Dependent clauses
Introductory clauses and phrases
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Tues 1-21
1. Independent reading (10-15 min) 
2. WNB--Write about a time when you outsmarted someone. (Or write about when someone outsmarted you.) (Or write about both.)
3. Read Night
4.Exit ticket: Find a simple sentence in Night. Copy it. Circle the subject. Underline the predicate.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

WeekTwo
Fri 1-16
1. Subject/Predicate exercise
2. Independent reading (10-15 min) 
3. WNB--Write about a plan. For example, what are you going to do for lunch? OR...  Make up a story about a plan.
4.  Read Night. (We have completed up to about page 45.)
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
 
Wed/Th 1-15/16
1. Independent reading (20-25 min) 
reading log check
2. WSE--Fill at least a page and then show me
3. Review (Use your chromebook to look at this site)
https://tinyurl.com/yy28qjpk
4. Read Night
5. Exit ticket:
-Write one simple sentence about Night
Identify subject and predicate.
-Write three or more simple sentences explaining what you think will happen next in Night. In one of the sentences, identify the subject and predicate.
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Tues 1-14-2020
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about somebody doing something kind for someone.
3. Review. Read Night
5. Exit ticket-What would you do if you were in Elie's situation?
Include at least one simple sentence in your exit ticket.  Circle the subject. Underline the predicate.
Homework
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1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. For tomorrow, we will do a WSE.
Mon 1-13-2020
0. What's a simple sentence?
Write two. Turn them in with your exit ticket (#5).
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about a time when you had to say, no.
3. Review. Read Night
4. As you read, look for a simple sentence. Copy it and the page number on your exit ticket.
5. Exit ticket
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. For tomorrow, look for somebody doing something kind for someone else. Be ready to write about and describe what happened.

WEEK ONE
Fri 1-10-2020
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about something(s) that made you happy or delighted you this week. Give details. Describe.
3. Review (quiz) -- Read Night
4. Exit ticket -- Think about what you know and don't know so far.
On a half sheet of paper,
write two questions that if answered 
would help you understand Night.
Homework
1. Read ten minutes every day.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.


Tues 1-14-2020
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about somebody doing something kind for someone.
3. Review. Read Night
5. Exit ticket-What would you do if you were in Elie's situation?
Include at least one simple sentence in your exit ticket.  Circle the subject. Underline the predicate.
Homework
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1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. For tomorrow, we will do a WSE.
Mon 1-13-2020
0. What's a simple sentence?
Write two. Turn them in with your exit ticket (#5).
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about a time when you had to say, no.
3. Review. Read Night
4. As you read, look for a simple sentence. Copy it and the page number on your exit ticket.
5. Exit ticket
Homework
1. Read every day for at least ten minutes.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
3. For tomorrow, look for somebody doing something kind for someone else. Be ready to write about and describe what happened.

WEEK ONE
Fri 1-10-2020
1. Independent reading/Reading logs
        logs will be checked on block days
2. Write a page about something(s) that made you happy or delighted you this week. Give details. Describe.
3. Review (quiz) -- Read Night
4. Exit ticket -- Think about what you know and don't know so far.
On a half sheet of paper,
write two questions that if answered 
would help you understand Night.
Homework
1. Read ten minutes every day.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Wed/Th 1-8/9-2020
Discuss: What are the big questions? the ones that matter?
1. Who are you?
Read handout
2. WNB--Who are you? Write a page.
3. Martin Niemoller poem.
4. What questions will help you understand Night?
5. Read Night  pp8-20
6. (if time) WNB answer one of your questions 
                        (or a partner's).
Homework
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1. Get an independent reading book by Friday.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.

Tues 1-7-2020
I can write independently
I can read to learn
I can use questions to figure out the point
1.  Turn in answers to questions-  
Who was Elie Weisel?  
Where is Sighet?
Where is Auschwitz?
Define Holocaust.
Define ghetto.
2. Get a book for independent reading.
3. WNB- WSE (write without stopping for 5-7m)
4. Start reading Night pp 3-8
Write two or more questions to help you understand the book.
Homework
1. Get an independent reading book by Friday.
2. Make sure you have a writing spiral.
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WELCOME BACK! HAPPY NEW YEAR!  
Mon 1-6-2020
Alphabetical seating chart
1. What did you do over break? Name? 
Quick story with at least one detail.
2. Writers' Notebook (Get a spiral - or use part of your binder)
3. Get a book
4. Start Night
Homework
1. Bring a page answering 5 questions:
Who was Elie Weisel?  
Where is Sighet?
Where is Auschwitz?
Define Holocaust.
Define ghetto.




12 AP Lit and Comp
Read good books! 
Read every day.
Hard work is more important than talent.
Practice the things you want to be good at.
          REMEMBER:-Rereading builds understanding.
-Writing a question down may help find the answer.
-Knowing you're confused is an important kind of understanding.





AP Central -- Web site for test review:
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/members/exam/
exam_information/2002.html

AP test score calculator:
http://appass.com/calculators/englishliterature?curve=2014

Read a good book.  Come tell me about it.
"Documents" are here :<https://sites.google.com/a/jeffcoschools.us/j-
martin-english-dept/home/documents>
Assignments-
12 APLIT
Every day
Read. Read. Read.
Read something you're interested in. 
Read something difficult. Figure it out. 
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Week Ten
Wed 3-11
1. Finish Oedipus presentation
2. AP info https://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/
3. Your prompt/ Review the prompt--Write a thesis to turn in
4. Write a response to "The Landlady"
After you've written, go back, underline your thesis, & circle transitions.
Homework:
Prepare for AP test
Mon/ Tues 3-9/10
1.Oedipus presentations
2. AP prompt
Homework:
Finish presentations
Find a poem at Poetry 180 website

Week Nine
Fri 3-6
1. Work on Oedipus presentation
2. Level 2 question  about your passage
answer it
3. Talk about it
Homework:
1. Work on Oedipus presentation. Due Tuesday.
Wed 3-4
1. How does Eisenberg's Jocasta 
differ from Sophocles's Jocasta?
Write.
Discuss.
2. Work on Oedipus presentation
Homework:
1. Work on Oedipus presentation.
Tues 3-3
1. Rubric
2. Work on Oedipus presentation
3. Meet with Martin
4. Start "Jocasta." 
How does Eisenberg's Jocasta differ from Sophocles's Jocasta?
Homework:
1. Read "Jocasta"
2. Work on Oedipus presentation. Due Friday. (We may have to push due date to Monday.)
Mon 3-2
1. Answer the prompt
2011: In a novel by William Styron, a father tells his son that life “is a search for justice.” Choose a character from a novel or play who responds in some significant way to justice or injustice. Then write a well-developed essay in which you analyze the character’s understanding of justice, the degree to which the character’s search for justice is successful, and the significance of this search for the work as a whole.
2. Work on Oedipus presentation
Homework:
Work on Oedipus presentation. Due Friday.

Week Eight
Fri 2-28 
1. Identify the parts of the play 
2. Check thesis
3. Work on Oedipus presentation
4. Discuss how you would support various theses.

Homework:
Write a thesis for the 2011 prompt
All poetry responses turned in?

Mon/Tues/Wed
Finish reading Oedipus the King
Homework:
Write a thesis for the 2011 prompt
All poetry responses turned in?

Week Seven
Wed 2-19
-Fate or Free will? Write. What do you think?
-Stephen Hawking "Is Everything Determined?"
-Background for Oedipus Rex
Chorus, prologue, exodus, catharsis
Orchestra, parados, tragedy, reversal (peripeteia)
Skene, episodia, tragic flaw (hamartia), dramatic irony
Deus ex machina, stasimon,
-Read Oedipus Rex  lines 1-111
Tues 2-18
Poems-retest
Background for Oedipus Rex
Homework:
Bedford: Read pp. 1414-1422: “A Study of Sophocles” and “Theatrical Conventions of Greek Drama”
Chorus, prologue, exodus, catharsis
Orchestra, parados, tragedy, reversal (peripeteia)
Skene, episodia, tragic flaw (hamartia), dramatic irony
Deus ex machina, stasimon,
Add these terms in your purple notebook

Week Six
Fri 2-14
No school
W 2-12
Beloved prompts
Homework
-write response to the two marriage poems
Tues 2-11
1.Listen to 20 min of Caffeine Cravings interview
2.Listen for facts/noticings/questions
3. Write a 1+ page reflection responding to or telling a relevant story or... about this interview.
Week Five
Tues 2-4
-Albert.io
Wuthering Heights
Antigone
-Poetry
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#4 due 2/4
-Read Ch. 27-28  (pp. 310-324) of Beloved by Feb. 5-6
(-Albert.io Block 3 Q8JUVH4SMQ7R  
                Block 7 1BOT1RSR5KDD)
Mon 2-3
-Group meetings
-Where is Beloved now? (Pregnant?)
-What did you figure out? What do you need to know?
-Class discussion
-Groups 
-Essay prep
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#4 due 2/4
-Read Ch. 27-28  (pp. 310-324) of Beloved by Feb. 5-6
Week Four
Wed 1-29
1. Multiple choice practice apology
2. Narrative techniques in Beloved:  
 flashback, stream of consciousness, oral tradition
Ch. 20-23: Stream of consciousness monologues 
3. Write. Then, get in groups. Remember you will answer a prompt.
4. Prepare to write some more (to turn in)
-How does your character demonstrate a thematic element and what is revealed about the character?
-Select a symbol associated with your character.  Discuss how the symbol reveals elements of your character.
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#4 due 2/4
-Read Ch. 26 (pp. 281-309) of Beloved by Monday 2/3
(-Albert.io Block 3 Q8JUVH4SMQ7R   
                Block 7 1BOT1RSR5KDD)
Tues 1-28
1. Poetry Response #3
2. Multiple choice practice
3. Albert.io quiz--see me for codes.
4. Work on Beloved notes or reading
or read all of the poems again
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#3 due today  #4 due 2/4
-Read Ch. 21-25 (pp. 242-277) of Beloved by Wed. 1/29

Mon 1-27 
Level one questions?
Passages--Write
Chapter 19
“Now, too late, he understood her.  The heart that pumped out love, the mouth that spoke the Word, didn’t count.  They came in her yard anyway and she could not approve or condemn Sethe’s rough choice.  One of the other might have saved her, but beaten up by the claims of both, she went to bed.  The whitefolks had tired her out at last” (212).  Who is this quote about?  How was she beaten up?  Did she react the way you think she should have to Sethe’s action?  How would you have reacted?
Chapter 20 - Page 236
Who is the narrator in this chapter?  In chapter 20, who is the narrator talking about?  How does this narrator feel about Beloved’s return?
Group meetings. 
As a group write a level 2 question.
Put it on the board.
Answer. Write.
Discuss as a class. 
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#3 due 1/28
-Read Ch. 21-25 (pp. 242-277) of Beloved by Wed. 1/29
Week Three
Fri 1-24
Biblical allusions?
Write three level 2 questions
Group meetings. 
As a group, pick a level 2 question. 
Answer. Write.
Discuss as a class. 
pp161-162 "Baby Suggs three maybe four pies grew....
....doom and uncalled for pride."
Write: How do these paragraphs help to create
the meaning of the work?
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#3 due 1/28
-Read ch 19-20 of Beloved by Mon. 1/27
Wed 1-22
-Review eight kinds of multiple choice questions.
https://blog.prepscholar.com/ap-literature-exam
-Read two Mary Oliver poems.
    "Wild Geese" & "Franz Marc's Blue Horses"
-With a partner, write seven questions about one of the poems.
-Take somebody else's test. 
-What did you learn?
Beloved
-Group meetings.
-As a group, write your own level 2 question. 
Answer.
Then, discuss as a group.
Read Beloved
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#3 due 1/28
-Read ch 14-18 (thru p195) of Beloved by Fri. 1/24
Tues 1-21
-Check: Ch 9-13 + character journal + L2Q 
    Turn in: PResponse #2.
-In your notebook, write: Why does Morrison compare Paul D’s heart to a tobacco tin lodged in his chest?  What does this metaphor tell us about his emotions?
-Character complexity: Passage: pp. 142-146    What conflicting, contradictory, or complex emotions about either Beloved or Denver does Morrison present?  
-Any level 1 questions?
-Write your own level 2 question.
Answer. Then, discuss as a group
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses--#2 due 1/28
-Read ch 14-18 (thru p195) of Beloved by Fri. 1/24

Week Two
Fri 1-16
Get in mixed character groups 3-4
   Meet. Discuss your characters. Who are they?
         Find quotes as evidence.
Alternate character group
   Meet. Discuss your characters. Who are they? 
    Compare quotes/evidence.
Get back in your first groups-- 
            pick a prompt---evidence so far?
Work on poems or Beloved.

Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses
#2 due 1/21
-Read ch 9-13 (thru pp101-156) of Beloved by Tues 1/21.
 
Wed 1-15
Write a level 2 question for chapters 1-4. 
Answer in writing. Discuss.
Identify a symbol in Beloved
In your notebook write about its significance
Group up 3-4 people.
Pick a character (on Fri you'll commit to a prompt to write to)
Read/ review/ work on the character portion of your notebook
Other questions?
Homework
-Read all of the poems once a week.
-Poetry Responses
#2 due 1/21
-Read ch 9-13 (pp101-156) of Beloved by Tues 1/21.
Tues 1-14-2020
Poetry responses. Turn and talk.
Poetry quiz
Beloved 
Write a level 2 question for chapters 1-4. Answer it.
Homework
-Poetry Responses
#2 due 1/21
-Read ch 5-8 (thru pp60-99) of Beloved by Wed 1/15.
-Read all of the poems once a week.

Mon 1-13-2020
-Beloved questions? Partner, different partner, class
Timeline?
More questions
What did you notice? Level 2 questions.
-Read Beloved  or work on Poetry Response #1
We'll divide into groups tomorrow.
Homework
-Poetry Responses & poetry quiz-identify the poems
#1 due 1/14
-Read ch 5-8 (thru pp60-99) of Beloved by Wed 1/15.
-Read all of the poems once a week.

WEEK ONE
Fri 1-10-2020
1. Poetry check
2. Watch Toni Morrison video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLQ6ipVRfrE
3. Assignments/Reading guide
4. Beloved begin Ch1 aloud
Homework
Read all poems - one sentence  for each due 1-10
Poetry Response #1 due 1/14
     (#2 due 1/21, #3 due 1/28, #4 due 2/4, #5 due 2/11)
Read ch 1-4 of Beloved by Mon 1/13.
    Take notes. 2-column. Character. Literary devices.
Beloved Reading Schedule

Monday, Jan. 13

Ch. 1-4 (pp. 3-59)

Wed./Thurs., Jan. 15-16

Ch. 5-8 (pp. 60-99)

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Ch. 9-13 (pp. 101-156)

Friday, Jan. 24

Ch. 14-18  (pp. 157-195)

Monday, Jan. 27

Ch. 19-20 (pp. 199-241)

Wed./Thurs. Jan. 29-30

Ch. 21-25 (pp. 242-277)

Monday, Feb. 3

Ch. 26 (pp. 281-309)

Wed./Thurs. Feb. 5-6

Ch. 27-28  (pp. 310-324)


Wed 1-8-2020
-Groups of 3-4. Share your sonnets with each other. How do they work?
-Poetry Responses  
-Read all of the poems listed  Write a one-sentence summary of the poem (a take on the poem) next to each title by 1-10.
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Quick intro to Beloved which we will start this weekend.
-Who was Margaret Garner?  Read. Discuss.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP6umkgMRq4
-Why did Toni Morrison write Beloved. Watch. Questions?
https://tinyurl.com/ye4h5ujk
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-Keep reading the poems
Homework
Read all poems - one sentence  for each due 1-10
Poetry Responses
#1 due 1/14, #2 due 1/21, #3 due 1/28, #4 due 2/4, #5 due 2/11 
Read ch 1-4 of Beloved by Mon 1/13.

Tues 1-7-2020
1-Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5lsuyUNu_4&vl=en
2-What's a sonnet? How does it work?
Terms-iamb, pentameter, octave, sestet,                   couplet, volta (turn) trochee, dactyl 
    Two kinds of sonnets? Italian and English
    Free verse
3-Poetry Responses. Read all of the poems listed once a week  Write a one-sentence summary of the poem (a take on the poem) next to each title by 1-10.
Homework
Read all poems 
- one sentence summary for each due 1-10
Poetry Responses
#1 due 1/14, #2 due 1/21, #3 due 1/28, #4 due 2/4, #5 due 2/11
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WELCOME BACK! HAPPY NEW YEAR! 
Mon 1-6-2020
Start reading poems        
Bring Bedford every day this week.
-- Purple books - Poetry Response p. 20.     
-Read all of the poems listed on p. 21.  Write a one-sentence summary of the poem next to each title.
-Five responses:
-Select a poem, write a response (read the last paragraph on the assignment sheet for directions and response ideas)
-One hand-written response 
       due each week for the next five weeks
       (due dates 1-14, 21, 28 & 2/4, 11) 
20 points per response: 1 day late = ½ credit; 2+ days late = no credit.
Grading criteria:
18-20 = in-depth interpretation of a poem with 
specific textual evidence for support.
16-17= reasonable interpretation of a poem with 
    some textual evidence for support.
14-15=general interpretation of the poem with 
little or no textual evidence for support.
Homework
Read all poems 
         - one sentence summary for each on 1/10
Poetry Response #1 due 1/14