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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.*

To prove a point, USE EVIDENCE AND ANALYSIS!

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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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Monday 12-3
1. Read-
2. Lit circles-
Leader- Keep group on track
Everyone -discuss your reading and your questions
-perform your role
-grade yourself on your own grade sheet
Notetaker- Take notes on discussion
-collect grade sheets
- turn in  
-staple grade sheets to discussion notes
3. Begin definition essay- share jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
Homework
-Read for 15-30 min every day.
-Bring two questions for book group.
-In a googledoc define your word 
use dictionary
use your definition
write a one or two paragraph example
or anecdote to support your definition

Friday 11-30
1. Read/Finish MAP test
2. Lit circles
Everyone -discuss your reading and your questions
     -perform your role
-grade yourself on your own grade sheet
Leader- Keep group on track
Notetaker- Take notes on discussion
 -collect grade sheets
 -staple grade sheets to discussion notes/turn in
Homework
List 5 words you define differently than the dictionary
Pick 2-  Write the dictionary definition
   Write your definition
    Why is yours different?
    Why is yours correct?
Read for 15-30 min every day
Bring two questions for book group.

Wednesday/Thursday 11-28/29
1.  MAP test
2. Read
Everyone -discuss your reading and your questions
     -perform your role
-grade yourself on your own grade sheet
Leader- Keep group on track
Notetaker- Take notes on discussion
 -collect grade sheets
 -staple grade sheets to discussion notes/turn in
Homework
Read for 15-30 min every day
Bring two questions for book group.

Tuesday 11-26
1. Read
2. Lit circles
Everyone -discuss your reading and your questions
     -perform your role
-grade yourself on your own grade sheet
Leader- Keep group on track
Notetaker- Take notes on discussion
 -collect grade sheets
 -staple grade sheets to discussion notes/turn in
Homework
Read for 15-30 min every day
Bring two questions for book group.

Tues 11-13
1. Read for about 10 min.
2. Two examples of writing
3. Read sample personal definition essay 
"To Sleep Perchance to Dream" 
4. Finish answering this question
        How does this essay work?
  Explain on your own paper.
Discuss as class.
5. W2L- Strength or Sleep -- Which essay was better? Why?
Homework
Read for 15 minutes every day.
AoW#12 is due on Friday

Mon 11-12
1. Read for about 10 min.
2. WNB -- Tell about some thing(s) that 
happened in the snow.Give details. Describe. Tell a story?
3. Read sample personal definition essay 
"To Sleep Perchance to Dream" 
4. How does the essay work?
Homework
Read for 15 minutes every day.
AoW#12 is due on Friday

Fri 11-9
1. Read for about 10 min.
2. WNB -- What are you grateful for this week?
3. Read sample definition essay 
"To Sleep Perchance to Dream" 
4. Discuss as a class-How does this essay work?
  Explain how each paragraph works.
                    Hook / intro
                    Main point
                    Transitions
                    Examples
                    Other functions?
5. W2L- Which essay was better? Why?
Homework
Read for 15 minutes every day. 
        Turn in comparison poem.
Fri 10-19
1. Read for 10-15 min.
2. WNB 
3. Sample dialog
4. W2L-What is the conflict in the story the woman tells? What is the conflict for the 911 dispatcher?
What's your evidence for each?
5. Your URL
Homework 
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Write a dialogue that creates a narrative at least one typed, double-spaced page. Be ready to explain what the narrative is and how you know.

Mon 10-8
1. Help the teacher.
2. Get your Writer’s Notebook, sit down, and start reading. 
3. (15 min) Read your independent reading book 
4. Work on AoW #7 And/or 
5. Work to finish your draft of your essay. 
6. W2L 
    What’s your thesis? 
    Does your evidence support your thesis? 
    Explain how the evidence proves your thesis.
Homework -CHANGE OF PLANS
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Write an essay about Night and change
Bring draft of essay for workshop next block day, Oct 9 or 11
Final draft due Tuesday, Oct 16
        -Share your essay with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us
        -Bring your Chromebook charged and make sure draft of your essay         is done so you can participate in workshop, Oct 9 or 11 
        AoW #7 is due Monday Oct 15 

Fri 10-5
-Final draft of essay is due Tuesday, Oct 16
Turn in AoW #6
1. Read for 10-15 min.
2. WNB What's working for you as you write your essay?
What are struggling with?
What questions do you have?
3. Discuss as class
4. Work on your essay (write it on google doc)
What did the holocaust change? How did it change it?
Homework CHANGE OF PLANS
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Write an essay about Night and change
Bring draft of essay for workshop next block day, Oct 9 or 11
Final draft due Tuesday, Oct 16
Wed/Th 10-3/4
1. Read for 10-15 min.
2. Night Test--staple review materials to test.
Extra credit--Give an example of where 
Weisel uses the word "night." Explain why it matters
3. WNB Explain why the test was easy or hard.
4. Work on your essay (write it on google doc)
What did the holocaust change? How did it change it?
5.  Ask one question to help with your essay.
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Write an essay about Night and change
Draft of essay due next Friday, Oct 5
Final draft due Wed-Th, Oct 10-11
  -AoW#6 pick one. Due Friday

Mon 10-1  
-AoW#6 pick one. 
1. Read for 10-15 min.
2. WNB- WSE
3. Work on review sheet for test-
4. Work on paper
5. W2L -  
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Test on Night next Wed-Th
-Write a paper about Night and change
Draft of paper due next Friday, Oct 5
Final draft due Wed-Th, Oct 10-11
Fri 9-28
   -AoW#5 is due 
1. Read for 10-15 min.
2. WNB- Brainstorm about Night
3. What did the Holocaust change? How did it change?
Look for evidence in the book. 
You may also use evidence from the world.
4. W2L What does your evidence suggest should be your thesis?
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Test on Night next Wed-Th
-Write a paper about Night and change
Draft of paper due next Friday, Oct 5
Final draft due Wed-Th, Oct 10-11

Wed/Th 9-26/27
1. Read for 10-15 min. (Night or independent reading)
2. WNB- WSE How would you solve a mystery? Give an example.
3. Question levels
4. Apply to Night 
5. Read/write
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Read Night  pp 65-85 by Wednesday
-Finish Night by Friday
Bring level #1 and level #2 questions.  Why did Wiesel write this book
-AoW#5 is due Friday

Tues 9-25
1. Read for 10-15 min. (Night or independent reading)
2. WNB-Read essay as a class. Respond to the essay. 
Do you agree or not? Use evidence from book to support your answer.
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Read Night  pp 65-85 by Wednesday
-Finish Night by Friday
Bring level #1 and level #2 questions.  Why did Wiesel write this book?
      -AoW#5 is due Friday

Mon 9-24
1. Read for 30 min. (Night)
2. Question levels
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Read Night  pp 65-85 by Wednesday
-Finish Night by Friday
Bring level #1 and level #2 questions.  
                Why did Wiesel write this book?
      -AoW#5 is due Friday

Wed 9-19
Checkout Night books
1. Night
A-Read from page 37-47
B-In a shared Googledoc - List the characters
C-Select another character, not Elie. 
Explain: What's the character like? How do you know?
Identify two or three things in the text. Give page numbers.
Call the document "Night character 1"
2. Writer's Notebook
WSE (Show me the page you write when you're done)
3. Independent Reading. (at least 10 minutes)
4. Work on AoW#4 or read Night
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
-Read Night pages 47-65 by Monday
Bring a level #1 question and a level #2 question
Tues 9-18
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's Notebook
What's something you're grateful for this week.
Explain what happened. Explain why. Fill a page.
3. Night
Night
A-Read from page 37-47
B-In a shared Googledoc - List the characters
C-Select another character, not Elie. 
            Explain: What's the character like? How do you know?
Identify two or three things in the text. Give page numbers.
Call the document Night character 1
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
      -AoW#4 is due Friday

Mon 9-17
1. Read Night - One important detail
What does it show us about Elie as a character
2. W2L- How do you find a good book?
Go to library.
Find an appealing first sentence, copy it on your W2L  

Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
- 6-8 square graphic of Night.
      -AoW#4 is due Friday

Fri 9-14
      -AoW#3 is due NOW
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Discuss Elie's characteristics
Writer's Notebook--Make a list of Elie's characteristics.
Write-What's Elie like? How do you know? 
Use evidence from the book to show your statements are true.
In the book it says "..." So we know Elie is ...  With a partner, 3. 3. FINISH by Monday a 6-8 square graphic (cartoon-style)
illustrating the most important events in Night, so far.
Write a caption for each event. Due BY end of class.
Homework
- Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
- 6-8 square graphic of Night.

Wed/Thurs 9-12/13
1. Present!
2. Read "The Fish."
Chunk it up. 
What's the tone? What's the meaning?
How do you know?
3. Write--Select a literary device. Explain how it affects 
the tone or meaning.
4. Bring a level 2 question about the passage.
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-"Battle Royal" assignment.
-Presentation due

Tues 9-11
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Watch end of If You Cried, You Died (15 Min)
Writer's Notebook - 9-11-2018
Respond to the video. Could this ever happen again?
                Explain.
3. Read Night
Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.
        -AoW#3 is due Friday

Mon 9-10
AoW#3
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Night. Read as a class.
3.  Watch first part of If You Cried, You Died (15 Min)
Writer's Notebook - 9-10-2018
Respond to the video. What do you think? 
Why is it important to study the Holocaust?
Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
        Record in your log.
        -AoW#3 is due Friday
Fri 9-7
Turn in AoW#2
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's Notebook - 9-7-2018
Write about a problem you solved.
Tell how and why the solution worked.
3. Night. Read as a class.
4. Readers are thinkers. Talk. Then write
W2L - Explain a symbol in Night. What does _________ symbolize in the book, and how do you know? Give evidence, and explain it.
Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min every night. 
Record in your log.

Wed/Thurs 9-5/6
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's Notebook - 9-5-2018
Write about a time when you helped someone 
or when someone helped you 
or when you saw someone help somebody else.
3. Night. Read as a class
4. Readers are thinkers. Talk. Then write
W2L - 1) Make a prediction about the book
2) Give evidence from the book to support your prediction. Explain why you think this will happen.

Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.
-AoW#2 is due on Friday.

Tues 9-4
AoW #2 
Go to documents to find copy of AoW#2
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1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's Notebook - 9-4-2018
WSE -- 7 minutes
3. Check out - Night
read as a class
W2L -  with a partner

Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.
-AoW#2 is due on Friday.

Wed-Thurs 8/29-30
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2.  Read two poems
    "Turtle" and "Into the Well"
3. Writer's Notebook
            Pick one of the poems.
What's the meaning? How do you know?
In your writer's notebook, write a page. 
Explain what happens. Give evidence.
4. Begin reading Night.
5. W2L What do we know about Elie Weisel so far?

Homework
-Article of the Week #1 - Due Friday
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.

Tues 8/28
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's Notebook
3. Select a book from book talk.
4. AoW think aloud--Opinion piece about Vaping

Homework
-Article of the Week #1 - Due Friday
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.

Mon 8/27
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Examine "Hope is the thing with feathers"
What's the meaning? How do you know?
3. Review "The Sniper"
4. Writer's Notebook
What's the meaning of "The Sniper"? How do you know?
In your writer's notebook, write a page. 
Explain what happens. Give evidence.
Then write a sentence or more stating the meaning.--W2L
5. Explain Article of the Week #1

Homework
-Article of the Week #1 - Due Friday
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.

Fri 8/24
1. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
2. Writer's notebook - 8-24-2018
Write a letter to yourself.
Think back to your 5-year-old self, kindergarten or thereabouts. Knowing what you know now, what advice or wisdom could you offer to that 5-year-old version of you? Write a letter to your 5-year-old self. 
Or WSE (Writing Stamina Exercise)
3. Read "The Sniper"
What's the meaning (or theme) of "The Sniper"?
Homework
-Read your independent reading book for 15 min. Record in your log.
-Summer Reading--answer one prompt. (You should already have this done.) share with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us


Wed-Thurs 8/22or23
1. MAP test
2. Independent Reading. Record in log. 
3. Writer's notebook - 8-23-2018
Write a letter to yourself.
Think back to your 5-year-old self, kindergarten or thereabouts. Knowing what you know now, what advice or wisdom could you offer to that 5-year-old version of you? Write a letter to your 5-year-old self. 

Homework
Read your independent reading book for 15 min. 
Record in your log.
Summer Reading--answer one prompt;
           share with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us


Tues 8/21
1. Writer's notebook - 8-21-2018
Writing Stamina Exercise (Don't stop writing) fill a page
2. Independent Reading. Record in log. (Staple log inside front of WNB)
3. What do you know about grammar? Pre-quiz
4. W2L- Explain what a theme is.
Homework
Read your independent reading book for 15 min. Record in your log.
Bring your book to class every day.
Summer Reading--answer one prompt;
 share with jaemarti@jeffcoschools.us


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.

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Assignments-
12 APLIT
Every day
Read. Read. Read.
Read something you're interested in. 
Read something difficult. Figure it out. 
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Monday 12-3
1. Read "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" 
2. Southern Gothic?
3. Dialectic journal check
4. Pick question/begin to brainstorm
Homework 
1. Dialectic journal entry #7-8 due next Monday
2. Reread all 36 poems once a week. Quiz on Wed.
3. Be ready to write poetry response on Fri
4. Bring a level two question about "A Good Man..."
and pick a question from the strategies hand out to answer.

Friday 11-30
1. Poetry response
2. Independent Reading / Dialectic journal
3. Crimes of the Heart 
Major work data sheet
Southern Gothic?
literary merit?
Homework 
1. Dialectic journal entry #5-6 due Monday
2. Reread all 36 poems once a week. Quiz next Wed
3. Be ready to write poetry response on Fri

Wednesday 11-28
1. Independent Reading / Dialectic journal 
2. Pick a passage from Crimes of the Heart.
Write a six question AP-style multiple choice test
Use at least five different kinds of questions
3. Crimes of the Heart 
Southern Gothic?
literary merit?
Homework 
1. Dialectic journal entry #5-6 due next Monday
2. Reread all 36 poems once a week. Quiz next Wed
3. Be ready to write poetry response on Fri

Tuesday 11-27
1. Crimes of the Heart 
Level 2 question? Write. Brainstorm.
What's the meaning of the work? 
How do you know?
2. Discuss with partner(s). Discuss as class.  
3. What is the meaning of the work? 
Homework 
1. Dialectic journal entry #5-6 due next Monday
2. Define Southern Gothic Literature. Is Crimesof the Heart Southern Gothic?
3. Reread all 36 poems once a week. Quiz next Wed
4. Be ready to write poetry response on Fri

Monday 11-26
1. Crimes of the Heart 
-finish reading play
-review
What questions do you have?
What's the meaning of the work? 
How do you know?
2. Dialectic journal entry #1-4
3. Discuss  
Homework 
1. Dialectic journal entry #5-6 due Monday
2. Reread all 36 poems once a week.
3. Poetry response Friday

Friday 11-16
1. Finish reading Crimes of the Heart -20 min
2. Write Poetry Response #2  -30 min
3. Enjoy the week away from school!
Homework 
1. Start reading the book you've chosen.
2. Dialectic journal entry #1-4 due on Monday.
3. Reread all 36 poems over break.

Tues 11-13
1. Crimes of the Heart
-Kitchen drama/three unities?
-Read play
-W2L -Write
-Discuss
2. Choice book? Sign the list going around.
Homework 
1. Start reading the book you've chosen.
2. Dialectic journal entry #1 due on Wednesday.

Mon 11-12
1. What's a crime of the heart?
discuss
2. Hurricane Camille?
3. Begin reading Crimes of the Heart
Homework 
1. Pick a novel/play/epic by Monday. Bring it on Tuesday.
2. Three questions to answer:
What's a kitchen drama?
What are the three unities of Greek drama?
Do they relate? How?

Fri 11-9
1. Turn in poetry sentences.
2. Write a 200+ word essay about 
one of the poems. Yes, you may have
the poem out and refer to it.
-write a formal analysis of the poem. 
-use one of the other critical strategies to analyze the poem. 
-explain what is going on in the poem and relate what the theme is. 
-begin with the theme and elaborate on that.
-apply the poem to yourself by relating it to a personal experience
-write a response on one line from the poem. 
Homework 
1. Pick a novel/play/epic by Monday. Bring it on Tuesday.
2. Bring details of Hurricane Camille
3. Define a crime of the heart. Make a list of crimes of the heart. 

Fri 10-19
1. Write a level two question about Ch 20 at the top of the paper.
2. Brainstorm (write 1/2 page  to a page) to answer the question
3. Switch question/brainstorm with someone else.
4. Read their brainstorm and write a brainstorm/response to their question/answer
5. One question or observation each
6. Work on motif project
Homework
1. Read Invisible Man
2. Bring Speech Allusion charts on Tuesday.
3. Motif Projects are due 10/31. (What's the meaning of the work?)
Mon 10-8
1. Help the teacher
2. On a piece of paper to be turned in write your level 2 question.
3. (5 minutes) On the same piece of paper, brainstorm an answer to your question.
4. (5-10 minutes) Share your question and answer with a partner or in a group of three.
5. Write an answer to this question.
6. Read Invisible Man.
HW -
        Reading Schedule Changes for next week:
        Tuesday, Oct. 9:  Chapters 14-15
        Monday, Oct. 15:  Chapters 16-17
 -Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Track your motif.
 -Keep list of vocab words  &   lit terms

Fri 10-5
1. quiz
2. Brainstorm (write)/Discuss  
How is the paint factory a representation of white America?
Chapter 10 , p. 200. Explain the importance and connect to the meaning:
“”Now measure ten drops into the paint...There, that’s it, not too goddam fast.  Now. You want no more than ten, and no less.’
Slowly, I measured the glistening black drops, seeing them settle upon the surface and become blacker still, spreading suddenly out to the edges.”
HW -
-Reading Schedule Changes for next week:
           Monday, Oct. 8: Chapters 11-13
                bring a level 2-3 question on Monday
        Tuesday, Oct. 9:  Chapters 14-15
        Monday, Oct. 15:  Chapters 16-17
 -Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Track your motif.
 -Keep list of vocab words  &   lit terms

Wed 10-3
1. What's the difference between metonomy
and synecdoche?
Review chapter 9 especially pp182-195 
2. Brainstorm (write)/Discuss  What is the young Emerson's 
attitude toward the narrator? How does Ellison use  
literary devices to demonstrate this?
3.  Brainstorm/Discuss   Who is more like the birds in ch 9 
(at the end and on p182) the narrator or young Emerson? 
4. Write to turn in
HW -
Read Chapter 10 (and 11?)
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Start tracking your motif. 
Keep list of vocab words  &   lit terms

Mon 10-1  
1. Invisible Man
Chapter 6-8--Questions?
In notebook
Write. Did Dr. Bledsoe's reaction surprise you? Explain.
2. Motifs--Checkin
3. Hero's Journey - Archetypes
Other stories
Begin matching events from book to journey chart.
HW -
Read Chapter 6-8
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Start tracking your motif. 
Keep list of vocab words  &   lit terms

Fri 9-28
1. Invisible Man
Chapter 5--Questions?
What do you notice?
2. How does Booker T. Washington's  connect with the Invisible Man?
3. Motifs
Pick a motif to track with a partner
How does the motif contribute to the MOWAW?
HW -
Read Chapter 6-8
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Start tracking your motif. 
Keep list of vocab words  &   lit terms
    define:     allusion
            figure of speech
    motif
    symbol

Wed 9-26
1. Invisible Man
Chapter 4 --        Write first. Then discuss as class.
2. AP Test
Look at the 2 parts of the test--multiple choice and 3 prompts
3. Practice M.C.
HW -
-Read Booker T. Washington's speech.
How does it connect with the Invisible Man?
Read Chapter 5
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Make a list. Friday you will pick a motif to track. 
-Bring a few possibilities.

Tues 9-25
1. "We Wear the Mask"
Read this poem several times.
Look at the evidence. What generalizations or connections can you make?
Write about what you notice. 
2. What did you notice? 
3. Discuss how Dunbar's idea of a mask connects to Ellison's idea of invisibility
4. Booker T. Washington
HW -Keep a list of literary terms and a list of vocab words.
-Read chapter 4 by Wednesday
Bring another level 2 question-
-Read Booker T. Washington's speech.
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Friday you will pick a motif to track. 
-Bring a few possibilities.
Mon 9-24
1. Write your level 2 question on white board
2. Discuss questions about the Golden Day
1. group 2. write 3. class
3. Discuss motifs
What do you see repeating so far?
HW -Keep a list of literary terms an list of vocab words.
-Read chapter 4 by Wednesday
Bring another level 2 question-
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.
-Tomorrow you will pick a motif to track. 
Bring a few possibilities.

Wed 9-19
1. Write your level 2 question on white board
2. Discuss motifs
What do you see repeating so far?
3. Discuss questions
1. group 2. write 3. class
4. Read (if time)

HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms an list of vocab words.
-Read chapter 2 by Friday.
Bring another level 2 question on Fri
-Read chapter 3 by Monday
Bring another level 2 question-
-Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.

Tues 9-18
1. Invisible Man
-questions
2. Archetypes - discussion and examples
3. Invisible Man
-reading.
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms an list of vocab words.
-Read Prologue and chapter 1 by Wed.
Bring a level 2 question on Wed.
-Read chapter 2 by Friday.
Bring another level 2 question on Fri
- Notice what's being repeated in Invisible Man.

Mon 9-17
1. Fact/ Question about Ellison
2. Ralph Ellison video (17 min)
3. What does it mean to be invisible?
4. Invisible Man
Sign out books. Start reading.
Homework
-Keep a list of literary terms an list of vocab words.
-Read Prologue and chapter 1 by Wed.
Bring a level 2 question on Wed.
-Read chapter 2 by Friday.

Fri 9-14
1. Bring a level 2 question about the passage.
2. Discuss the passage. What's going on? 
What does it mean?
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-Bring one fact and one question about 
Ralph Ellison.

Wed 9-12
1. Present!
2. Read "The Fish."
Chunk it up. 
What's the tone? What's the meaning?
How do you know?
3. Write--Select a literary device. Explain how it affects 
the tone or meaning.
4. Bring a level 2 question about the passage.
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-"Battle Royal" assignment.
-Presentation due 

Tues 9-12
-Presentations
 
Mon 9-10
1. Review rubric (Rubric is in "Documents" section of this web page)
2. Work on Presentations
Poem, formalist reading + one other strategy
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-Reread the poems.
-Presentation due on Tues. 9-11

Fri 9-7
1. Review rubric
2. Reread the poems
3. Work on Presentations
Poem, formalist reading + one other strategy
HW 
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-Reread the poems.
-Presentation due on Tues. 9-11

Wed 9-5
1. Poems (A couple questions about each poem)
look at title, 
read, reread multiple times, 
ask questions --> what's meaning?
What does the evidence suggest? Then develop a thesis.
2. Rubric (Rubric is in "Documents" section of this web page)
3. Pick a poem (have a couple of back-ups) and a strategy-----Formalist reading + one other strategy
4. ICAP with the counselors.
Homework
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-Reread the poems.
-Presentation due on Tues. 9-11

Tues 9-4
1. In pairs
discuss strategies
definition for each
How does it work? Example? Apply it.
2. 10  Poems
Go to documents to find copy of 10 Poems
"Documents" are here :<https://sites.google.com/a/jeffcoschools.us/j-
martin-english-dept/home/documents>
look at title, 
read, reread multiple times, 
ask questions --> what's meaning?
3. Tomorrow you will pick a poem and a strategy
Formalist reading + one other strategy
Homework
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-Keep a list of vocab words.
-Reread the 10 poems.

Wed 8/29
1. Finish Little Miss Muffet exercise
2. My "Papa's Waltz" experiment
3. Work on Critical Strategies assignment
Homework
-Bring textbook on Tuesday (no school on Monday--Labor Day)
-Annotate Critical Strategies section of book (pp2041-) by Tues
-Make evidence chart for the critical strategies by Tues

Tues 8/28
1. Van Gogh/ Chagall exercise
2. Begin Little Miss Muffet exercise
Homework
-Bring textbook on Tuesday (no school on Monday--Labor Day)
-Annotate Critical Strategies section of book (pp2041-) by Tues
-Make evidence chart for the critical strategies by Tues

Mon 8/27
1. Close Reading/Mysteries/Inductive reasoning
2. Examine two Norman Rockwell paintings as if they were texts
HW
-Keep a list of literary terms.
-annotation
-Keep a list of vocab words.
On Friday, show me what's on your list so far
-Bring textbook on Wednesday.

Fri 8/24
1. Web site: Homework location
2. With a partner - pick a question and discuss it
3. Discussion Guidelines/Roles
4. Discuss story as a class
5. Brainstorm - Write
What did you figure out from these discussions?
What questions do you still have?
Homework
-Bring textbook
-"Soldier's Home" tells a story about a young man who comes home from WWI to find himself different.  Using evidence from the story and drawing as necessary on class discussion, write an essay analyzing how a literary device Hemingway uses helps to create this meaning of the work as a whole.

Wed 8/22
1. What happened in "Story of an Hour"?
Write a level-2 question on the white board
2. With a partner - pick a question and discuss it
3. Discuss as groups then as class
4. Brainstorm - Write
What did you figure out from these discussions?
What questions do you still have?
How did this process help you?
5. Prompt "The Story of an Hour" tells a story about a woman who receives some shocking news.  What does this story show us about what it means to be human for Mrs. Mallard? Write an essay analyzing how Chopin uses characterization, irony, and/or other literary techniques to create this meaning.
6. Begin reading "Soldier's Home" p187
-Annotate 
-Bring a level 2 or 3 question 
Homework
-Bring textbook
-Read "Soldier's Home" by Ernest Hemingway (p187)
-Annotate 
-Bring a level 2 or 3 question 
           (Before class starts, write your level 2 question on the whiteboard.)
        -If you need it, here's a link to "Soldier's Home"
-Summer work turned in after 8-27-2018 will be late.

Tues 8/21
1. What's the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning?
Write it in your notebook (the one that I will check in a week from now).
2. -Prompt: Select an event, relationship, or character from your novel. Explain what this event, relationship, or character demonstrates to us about the human condition.
    -Count off. Read each other's essay. 
   - Make a chart showing how the evidence supports the thesis.
Homework
 Read "Story of an Hour." Begin the homework.
-Annotate what matters
-Bring a level 2 or 3 question
(Before class starts, write your level 2 question 
on the whiteboard.) 
If you need it, here's a link to "Story of an Hour"