September



September 1-2
Block A






Library Orientations

Poem Memorization Assignment Due Sept. 21-23


        What is an idiom? (Notes)

September 5
Holiday
September 6-7
Block A
Illuminate Diagnostic Testing
Homework: work on memorization of poem; do practices on phrases and clauses and sentences on NO Red Ink.com, select your poem to memorize.
September 8-9
Block B


NO Red Ink Class Codes 
(just in case)
Period 1 = hkx433ad
Period 2 = 74d4fve4
Period 4 = 7w3vkfhx
Period 5 = am3a9ewx
Period 6 = 8h7wmxv8


 
Warm Up:  Class Survey p. 129  (Journal 1) 

Vocabulary: taut, benign, infuse, intolerant, illiteracy, aristocrat

"Mrs. Flowers"

Reading check 1-5 (not 4) + Writing one paragraph. 

Homework: Memorize your poem. 
Sign in to Noredink, join your class group, and complete the clauses and phrases practice. Work on memorizing your poem. 
September 12
Late Start
Single Period Day
September 12-14
Block A
September 15-16
Block B

Practice Poems with partners.

Write your paragraph on the airshow articles and turn in your annotated articles with the paragraph. 

Take notes on plot -- p. 4-5

Plot, conflict, exposition, complications, climax, resolution, subplot, parallel episodes. 


Homework: 

Print this out and put it in your binder: 

Study your literary terms. 

Homework: A) Work on memorizing your poem. B)No Red Ink: Appositives (takes 10-15 minutes) C) Print out and study your literary terms list. 


Practice poems with partners.

Notes on style: p. 350-352 figure of speech, simile, metaphor, personification, symbol, irony (verbal, situational, dramatic), imagery, dialect. 

Define Vocabulary: rapacious, dithering, porter, dotty, tantalizing, emanate

"The Landlady" pp. 61-70
P. 70 1-9 + New ending.  






Practice poems with partners.

Video

Practice poems with partners.

vocabulary: paranoia, cavorting, tremulous, oblivious, sublime

Read "There Will Come Soft Rains" 167-175

p. 175 1-10

Discuss themes and figurative language


Homework: Work on memorizing your poem. 

September 19
Single Period Day
September 20-21
Block A

September 22-23
Block B
"There Will Come Soft Rains" Discussion


Homework: Be ready to say your poem. No Red Ink Parts of Speech 1 (five segments -20-50 minutes)


Poems Recited 1-18

"There Will Come Soft Rains" Group activity on literary devices.






Homework: Be ready to say your poem. Finish any reading of Tom Sawyer that you didn't finish in class. No Red Ink Parts of Speech 1 (five segments -20-50 minutes)
Poems recited 19-37

"There Will Come Soft Rains" Group activity on literary devices.
September 26
Late Start Single Period Day
September 27-28
Block A

September 29-30
Block B
Chapter One: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Read aloud

Start "Introducing the Novel" Questions


Homework: No Red Ink Parts of Speech II; Finish any assigned chapters not finished in class. Study Literary Terms for test next week. 
Poems recited make ups. 

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Chapters 2-3

Work on Introducing the Novel questions.










NOT homework

Analyze arguments

Measure Closes Deadly Loopholes in Gun Laws

Gun Laws Only Burden Those Who Obey Laws



TIMED Writing

Read Tom Sawyer Chapters 3-4
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Lori Meyer,
Sep 24, 2013, 8:23 AM
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