THIS WEEK IN ENGLISH 9 09/24/2018

Ms. Manning                                             ENG 9—- Plans for the week

 FOCUS AREAS DUE SOON: 

Embedding Quotations 9 due October 1, 2018

Sentence Patterns 9 due October 1, 2018

CURRENT PROJECTS:

Are we Innocent?  Due September 28, 2018

MONDAYRead along and listen to chpts. 8-10   Lord of the Flies

Tuesday:  Read along and listen through to end of novel     Lord of the Flies

Wednesday: 

SDL: 4TH HOUR.

Students will be able to:

  • analyze the development of characters as they are introduced, explained, and built upon in a text.
  • analyze evidence and explain how it proves analytical claims.
  • organizes paragraphs to support ideas.
  • incorporates transitions with variety and appropriateness.
  • Explain to students they have an hour of class time today to draft their essays, using their Essay Outlines as a guide. Set a goal that all students complete a rough draft by the end of this time, and set a timer.
  • Provide instructions to students that when they complete their drafts, they should move to a “waiting area,” where they begin re-reading and revising their work until another student joins them.Once another student joins them in the waiting area, students switch draft paragraphs and complete the Peer Review.
  • Pull students and implement partial group workshops based on observed student needs. Provide one-on-one feedback and support.

 Thursday:    

SDL: 5TH HOUR

Students will be able to:

  • analyze the development of characters as they are introduced, explained, and built upon in a text.
  • analyze evidence and explain how it proves analytical claims.
  • organizes paragraphs to support ideas.
  • incorporates transitions with variety and appropriateness.
  • polish writing to conform the conventions of academic English
  • Prompt all students to take the Conventions Practice.
  • Reveal the answer key to students and prompt them to mark all of their wrong answers. Prompt students to circle or otherwise indicate questions they got wrong.
  • Explain to students that Final Product 1: Literary Analysis Essays are due Friday. Prompt students to prioritize finishing their drafts if they are not done.
  • For those students on track, prompt them to use their peer and teacher feedback to revise and then review the Editing Checklist and use it to begin editing.
  • Meanwhile, pull students to join you for brief 10-minute partial group grammar workshops based on the Convention Practice questions they missed. You may choose to adapt the All About Clauses and Sentence Patterns materials for use during these Workshops.
  • Remind students to copy and paste their final draft.
  • Prepare for today’s class by students’ Checkpoint 3: Literary Analysis Essay Drafts and giving red-yellow-green feedback. Identify students’ support needs and plan partial group workshops to hold during project time as needed.
  • We recommend printing off hard copies of the Conventions Practice, so students can correct the errors with a colored pen/pencil to make their corrections easy to see.
  • Prepare for the grammar partial group Workshops during Project Time by reviewing the resources in the table on page 2 of the Conventions Practice Answer Key.

FRIDAY:  Complete project/turn in        Complete additional focus areas

FOCUS AREAS THAT SHOULD BE COMPLETE:(Please check with your student)

THEME 9 due July 31, 2018

PLOT DEVICES 9 due August 3, 2018

PUNCTUATION 9 due August 7, 2018

ARGUMENT WRITING due August  30, 2018

RESEARCH PROCESS 9 September 12, 2018

MLA STYLE 9  due September 201, 2018

PROJECTS THAT SHOULD BE COMPLETE::(Please check with your student)

DEFINING SELF due August 10, 2018

FACT OR FICTION: A TEXTUAL ANALYSIS PROJECT due August 29, 2018

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