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Below you will find a calendar with due dates, deadlines, and links to daily lessons. Use this page and the rest of the website to keep up with your daily work, especially when you have been tardy or absent. Questions? Email Genevieve.Hollerich@mpls.k12.mn.us.


10th Grade Summer Reading Options!


Q4 Assignment Calendar

Q4 Lit. Circle Memoir Reading Schedule

Reading Portfolio Assignments

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

4/8

Monologue Performance Prep.


Lesson and Materials

4/9

PROJECT

SUCCESS


Lesson and Materials



4/10

Monologue Performances


Lesson and Materials



4/11


Snow Day

NO SCHOOL

4/12

Monologue Performances


Lesson and Materials

4/15

Memoir Sample and Reading

Interest Survey


Lesson and Materials


Performance "Retakes"

after school

4/16

Memoir Sample

and Reading

Interest Survey


Lesson and Materials


Performance "Retakes"

after school

4/17

"The Danger of

a Single Story"

+ extension talks


Lesson and Materials

4/18

Rick Steves' "Iran:

Yesterday and Today"



Lesson and Materials


Performance "Retakes"

after school

4/19

Persepolis and

Lit. Circle Memoir


Lesson and Materials


Performance "Retakes"

after school

4/22


"Parts Unknown: Iran"

Lesson and Materials


DUE:

"Parts Unknown: Iran"


Performance "Retakes"

after school

(last day)

4/23


Prewriting and

Mini-Memoir Part I


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Prewriting Strategies


Mini-Memoir Part I


4/24

Graphic Novel

Terms and Concepts,

Mini-Memoir Part II


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Mini-Memoir Part II


DUE:

Prewriting Strategies


Mini-Memoir Part I

4/25


Cartoon Analysis Paragraph


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Cartoon Analysis Paragraph


DUE:

Cartoon Analysis Paragraph

4/26


Finishing Mini-Memoirs, Reading


Lesson and Materials


DUE:

Mini-Memoir Parts I&II


DEADLINE:

"Parts Unknown: Iran"

4/29


Leadership of Iran, Shifting

Narrative Points

of View


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Shifting Narrative POV

4/30


One Story, Two Perspectives,

Two Genres

assignment


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

One Story, Two Perspectives,

Two Genres


DUE:

Shifting Narrative Point of View

5/1


One Story, Two Genres, Two

Perspectives

work time


Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Prewriting Strategies

5/2


One Story, Two Genres, Two

Perspectives

work time


Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Cartoon Analysis Paragraph

5/3


"One Story..."

assignment,

+ Reading Portfolio


 

Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Reading Portfolio #1


DUE:

One Story, Two Perspectives,

Two Genres


DEADLINE:

Mini-Memoir Parts I&II

5/6


Lit. circle memoirs, Reading

Portfolio #2


Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Reading Portfolio #1

5/7


Persepolis

(the movie)



Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Shifting Narrative Point of View

5/8


Anthems, Persepolis

(the movie)



Lesson and Materials

5/9

Persepolis

(the movie),

Character Scattergories


Today’s Lesson and Materials

5/10

Introduction to

the Multi-Genre Project



Today’s Lesson and Materials



ASSIGNED:

Reading Portfolio #2


Multi-Genre Project


DEADLINE:

One Story, Two Perspectives,

Two Genres

5/13

Multi-Genre Project

examples and

work time


Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Reading Portfolio #2

5/14

Multi-Genre Project

examples and

work time


Lesson and Materials

5/15


MAP Testing

and work time



5/16


MAP Testing

and work time

5/17

Finishing

MAP Test, and

MGP work time


Lesson and Materials


ASSIGNED:

Reading Portfolio #3


DEADLINE:

Shifting Narrative POV revisions

5/20

6-Word Memoirs

MGP work time



Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Reading Portfolio #3

5/21

6-Word Marjane Memoir,

MGP work time


Lesson and Materials

5/22


Pay it Forward

MGP work time


Lesson and Materials



DEADLINE:

One Story, Two Perspectives,

Two Genres revisions

5/23


Affirmations,

MGP work time


Lesson and Materials

5/24


Proofread, Edit, Submit!


Lesson and Materials


DUE:

Multi-Genre Project


ASSIGNED:

Reading Portfolio #4

5/27

Memorial Day

NO SCHOOL

5/28

Prewrite for and draft

Letter to Future Self



Today’s Lesson and Materials



5/29

Letter to Future

Self, Assessing Artist

Statements


Today’s Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Reading Portfolio #4

5/30

"Ana's Playground"

Identifying symbols

in a visual text


Lesson and Materials

5/31

Multi-Genre Project Revisions



Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE for feedback:

Artist Statement on TurnItIn.com

6/3

Editing symbols, Proofreading

practice


Lesson and Materials

6/4

Multi-Genre Project Revisions



Lesson and Materials

6/5

Multi-Genre Project Revisions



Lesson and Materials


DEADLINE:

Multi-Genre Project

6/6

Block Schedule:

Hours 1, 3, 5


Informal MGP Presentations,

Summer Reading,

class pictures


6/7

Block Schedule: Hours 2, 4, 6


Informal MGP Presentations,

Summer Reading,

class pictures


LAST DAY OF SCHOOL


06/5 Wed: MGP Revisions

posted Jun 5, 2019, 8:59 AM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can proofread, edit, and revise my MGP for completion and writing errors.

  • I can proofread, edit, and revise my Artist Statement for completion and writing errors.

  • I can use feedback to revise and improve my work.

DO NOW: Write a 6-word story, a haiku, or a headline about the posted photo. Be prepared to share.


CLASSWORK:

- Share Do Now responses.


- Revise and submit your MGP!


HOMEWORK:

  • NONE!

06/04 Tues: MAP scores, MGP revisions

posted Jun 4, 2019, 2:07 PM by Genevieve Hollerich   [ updated Jun 4, 2019, 2:08 PM ]

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I am aware of my MAP scores and what they mean.

  • I can proofread, edit, and revise my MGP for completion and writing errors.

  • I understand how to use transitions help my project flow from one piece to the next.


DO NOW: Write a 6-word story, a haiku, or a headline about the posted photo. Be prepared to share.


CLASSWORK:

- Share out stories.


- Review MAP scores.


- Review MGP rubric: Unification of Project Pieces

  • What’s the difference between a 3 and a 4?

  • Review examples of transitions.


- Proofread and edit your work.


- Revise MGPs and Artist Statements.


HOMEWORK:

  • MGP revisions.

06/03 Mon: Editing symbols, Proofreading practice

posted Jun 3, 2019, 4:00 PM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I understand how to use editing symbols.

  • I can use editing symbols to proofread and edit an artist statement.

  • I can use feedback to revise and improve my Artist Statement.

  • I can proofread, edit, and revise my MGP for completion and writing errors.


CLASSWORK:

- Use editing symbols to proofread and edit the handout distributed in class.


- Share out answers.


- Apply feedback to your own work.


- Proofread, edit, and revise MGPs and Artist Statements.


HOMEWORK:

  • MGP revisions.

05/31 Fri: MGP Revisions

posted May 31, 2019, 1:40 PM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can discuss “Ana’s Playground.”

  • I understand editing symbols and can use feedback to revise and improve my Multi-Genre Project.

  • I can proofread, edit, and revise my Multi-Genre Project.


DO NOW: Take out your answers from “Ana’s Playground” and group up.

  1. Share your answer to the first “After Viewing” question.

  2. Then discuss the following: What is the point of the film? What is its message?


CLASSWORK:

- Discuss film. Extension question: How does this film connect to Multi-Genre Project/Persepolis?


- Review editing symbols: how they are used/what they mean.


- Revision/Work Time


HOMEWORK:

  • Work on your Artist Statement or other pieces of your Multi-Genre Project (if incomplete).

  • MGP revisions.

05/30 Thurs: "Ana's Playground"

posted May 30, 2019, 11:41 AM by Genevieve Hollerich   [ updated May 31, 2019, 8:35 AM ]

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can identify symbols in a visual text.

  • I can analyze a visual text for meaning.

  • I can make text to text connections.


DO NOW: Check in with a neighbor. Say, “Hi, neighbor! How’s it going?”


CLASSWORK:

- Watch "Ana's Playground," a 20 minute film, twice in a row. The film is not in English and does not have subtitles.

    - The first time you watch the film, all you need to do is pay attention to the plot.

    - The second time you watch it, answer the "During Viewing" question on the handout you are given (only available in class).


- When the film is over, work alone or with a partner to answer the "After Viewing" questions.


HOMEWORK:

  • Complete the “Ana’s Playground” After Viewing Questions

  • Work on your Multi-Genre Project (if incomplete).

05/29 Wed: Letter to future self, Artist Statement review

posted May 29, 2019, 8:47 AM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can pay a peer a compliment.

  • I can read and score sample Artist Statements.

  • I can write and address a letter to my future self.

  • I can complete and submit Reading Portfolio #4.

DO NOW:

  1. Pick up an index card on your way in.

  2. Take out your Letter to Your Future Self prewriting and letter.

  3. Pay it back (I’ll explain).


PROCEDURES / CLASSWORK:

- Pay a compliment to the person behind you. If you sit at the back of the row write for the person at the front of the row. Bonus points for compliments that aren’t about a person’s appearance.


- Read and score Artist Statements.

  • Review answers.

  • Remember: Write and submit your Artist Statement to TurnItIn.com as soon as you can. Last day to submit and get feedback, Fri. 5/31.


- Address your envelope, trifold your letter, put it in the envelope, seal it, put it in the Homework Tray by the end of class.


- Finish reading your lit. circle memoir, write and submit Reading Portfolio #4, finish Persepolis, work on any unfinished MGP pieces.


HOMEWORK:

  1. Work on your Multi-Genre Project (if incomplete).

  2. Read your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4.

05/28 Tues: Letter to Future Self

posted May 28, 2019, 9:11 AM by Genevieve Hollerich   [ updated May 28, 2019, 11:09 AM ]

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I am aware of today’s Pepfest schedule.

  • I can do weekend cherries and pits with my group.

  • I know how to write a letter.

  • I can write a letter to my future self.


DO NOW:

  1. Think of a weekend cherry and pit.

  2. Share with your group.

  3. Decide which to start with, cherries or pits. Everyone shares.


CLASSWORK:

- Briefly review Pepfest Schedule.


- Share out cherries/pits.


- Distribute letter prewriting (handout available in class only).


- Review letter format.


- Handwrite a letter to your future self.


- If time: Work on Reading Portfolio #4 (deadline extended to tomorrow).


HOMEWORK:

  1. Work on your Multi-Genre Project (if incomplete).

  2. Read your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4.

05/24 Fri: Proofread, edit, submit!

posted May 23, 2019, 4:18 PM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I am aware of Tuesday’s Pepfest schedule.

  • I know how to submit my MGP.

  • I can draft, proofread, and edit my MGP.

  • I can submit my MGP for feedback.


DO NOW: Pick up and complete the Multi-Genre Project “quiz.”


CLASSWORK:

- Briefly review Pepfest Schedule.


- Share out answers to Multi-Genre Project “Quiz”


- Review:

  1. Your project needs a cover.

  2. Incomplete projects won’t get a score (or an accurate score) for “Language.”

  3. You need to proofread and edit your work for the basics: spelling, capitalization, punctuation


- Finish, proofread, edit, and submit your MGP.



HOMEWORK:

Read your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4.

05/23 Thurs: Affirmations, MGP work time

posted May 23, 2019, 8:32 AM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can write an affirmation and add it to the classroom wall.  

  • I can review the MGP rubric.

  • I can use class time to draft my Multi-Genre Project and to read and respond to my lit. circle memoir.


DO NOW:

  1. Pick up an index card and a marker on your way in.

  2. Take out your Multi-Genre Project assignment description and rubric.

  3. Check in with your neighbor. Say, “Hi, neighbor! How are things going?”


CLASSWORK:

- View definition of “affirmation.”


- Create an affirmation card and post it on the classroom wall.

  • Write big. Write clearly. Your affirmation needs to be able to be read from a distance.


- Review Multi-Genre Project rubric and submission expectations:

  • You MUST fill out the Project Checklist (back side of rubric) and turn it in with your project, or you will lose points.


HOMEWORK:

  1. Work on your Multi-Genre Project.

  2. Read your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4.

05/22 Wed: Pay It Forward, MGP work time

posted May 22, 2019, 9:23 AM by Genevieve Hollerich

LEARNING TARGET(S):

  • I can pay it forward.

  • I understand how to submit my MGP project.

  • I can use class time to revise my One Story, Two Perspectives, Two Genres assignment, draft my Multi-Genre Project, and read and respond to my lit. circle memoir.


DO NOW: Pick up an index card on your way in.

  1. Find your 6-Word Memoir on the wall/window, take it down, and read the attached note. Keep it for yourself.

  2. Take out your Multi-Genre Project assignment description and rubric.

  3. Pay it forward.


CLASSWORK:

- Pay the person in front of you an original compliment. If you’re at the front of your row, pay the person at the back of the row a compliment. Be original! Cool points if you can come up with a compliment that doesn’t have to do with the person’s appearance.

  • This time of year, remember the importance of kindness.


- Multi-Genre Project submission options:

  • All on paper with paper rubric OR All on one Google doc with paper rubric

  • Be thinking about the order of your pieces.

  • Artist Statement: MLA style, TurnItIn.com


Work Options:
1. Revise and resubmit “One Story, Two Genres, Two Perspectives” assignment DEADLINE: Today
2. Write your Multi-Genre Project DUE: Fri.
3. Finish your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4. DEADLINE: Tues. 5/28

HOMEWORK:

  1. Work on your Multi-Genre Project.

  2. Read your lit. circle memoir and write Reading Portfolio #4.

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