Essential Questions for Quarter 1:
Why do we read?
How do our scars tell our story?
Why might people hide their true selves?
How does setting help us understand the motivations of characters?
How do we know truth?
Texts for Quarter 1:
The Story of an Hour: http://my.hrw.com/support/hos/hostpdf/host_text_219.pdf
The Outsiders: http://nisbah.com/summer_reading/the-outsiders_se_hinton.pdf
14-- Tuesday: Welcome
Rules and Procedures: back_to_school_power_point.pptx
Syllabus should be signed by student and parent/guardian by next Tuesday. (10 pts)
15-- Wednesday: Why we read--John Green Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x78PnPd-V-A
"The Color of Words" game
16-- Thursday: "I Am" boards
17-- Friday: Group interviews
20 -- Monday: Interview Presentations
"I Am Boards" due today!
21 -- Tuesday: What was the question?
Quote Sandwich with Stephen Colbert: vimeo.com/46314038
Signed Syllabus Due today!
22 -- Wednesday: Text evidence with storybooks
23-- Thursday: Common theme race paragraph: common_theme.pptx
24-- Friday: Welcome to the 60's slides 1-17 : docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Xvsq3zJy4mCdM7RnLT6uq19nytdgIm7X7JYaI10X7fc/edit#slide=id.g3fc10c7a6d_0_0
Interview Paragraphs Due Today!
27 -- Monday: The Outsiders Chapter 1
Vocabulary -- slide 18
Common Theme Race Paragraph Due Today!
28 -- Tuesday: Opinionaire
29 -- Wednesday: News article: drive.google.com/drive/search?q=study%20sheds%20some%20light
30 -- Thursday: Chapter 2
SE Hinton: slides 19-20
31-- Friday: Chapter 3
3-- Monday: No School!
4-- Tuesday: Chapter 4
Race Paragraph#2. What stereotypes do you see in the novel? Do these stereotypes exist in our school? How do they affect how you see someone? Did you stereotype the author?
"Poor Teen Boys" Race Paragraph Due today!
5-- Wednesday: Chapters 5
"Nothing Gold Can Stay": www.troup.org/userfiles/929/My%20Files/ELA/HS%20ELA/9th%20ELA/Unit%201/Nothing%20Gold%20Can%20Stay.pdf?id=11294
6-- Thursday: Vocabulary -- slide 18
Practice Kahoot: create.kahoot.it/details/outsiders-vocabulary/38c279e5-a703-4914-8637-38c983d3057e
More Symbolism: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhijmmePlU8
Symbolism Worksheet: drive.google.com/drive/my-drive
7-- Friday: Chapter 6
10-- Monday: Stereotypes
11-- Tuesday: Chapter 7
Discuss Dynamic and Static Characters: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCOoQGgPCTk
12-- Wednesday: Vocabulary Quiz
Rewrite Stereotype Race Paragraph
Poem Race Paragraph: What do you think the poem means? Do you like it? Why or why not?
13-- Thursday: Read Chapter 8
Discuss Foreshadowing and Flashback
Dynamic and Static Race Paragraph: Which character from the novel is an example of a dynamic character? Which is an example of a static character? Explain why in both cases.
14--Friday: Read Chapter 9
17 -- Monday: Read Chapter 10 &11
18-- Tuesday: Read Chapter 12
Finish Plot Organizer: drive.google.com/drive/my-driv
Poem Race Paragraph Due Today!
19-- Wednesday: Theme Group Activity
Dynamic and Static Character Race Paragraph Due today!
20-- Thursday: Values Ranking
Final Race paragraph for The Outsiders: Choose one of the main characters from the novel and try to imagine what this character would say he/she stands for. Your paragraph should begin, "I think (Ponyboy, Johnny, Dally, Cherry, etc) would say he/she stands for...."
21--Friday: What do I stand for? video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwbfAy01KwU
Discuss 6-Trait Writing: 6_trait_writing_definitions.pdf
24-- Monday: See Think Wonder: see_think_wonder.pdf
Study example essays: example_for_this_i_stand_essays.pdf
Final Race Paragraph due!
25-- Tuesday: What is good writing score sheet: what_is_good_writing_score_sheet.pdf
Planning sheet for "What do I stand for?"
26-- Wednesday: Rough Draft
27-- Thursday: Rough Draft/Revision
28-- Friday: Black-out Poetry
1-- Monday: Black-out Poetry
2-- Tuesday: Peer Editing
3-- Wednesday: "Thank You, Ma'am"
4-- Thursday: "All Summer In a Day"
5-- Friday: No School - PD Day
8-- Monday: Watch The Outsiders
9-- Tuesday: Watch The Outsiders
10-- Wednesday: Where are they now?
Introduction to Science Fiction
11-- Thursday: Ink blots and Apperception Tests
Group Discussion Questions
12-- Friday: Interim Assessments
End of First Quarter!
Read "Flowers for Algernon", March 5-10 (pages 204-207)
To do at home by Thursday: Read "Flowers for Algernon", March 15- April 20 (pages 208-212)
12-- Thursday: Read "Flowers for Algernon", April 21-30 (pages 213-216)
Read "Flowers for Algernon", May 15-June 4 (pages 217-220)
Race Paragraph: Do you feel that Charlie's life is better after having the surgery?
END OF 1ST QUARTER
Memory Moments: Rataouille: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVd6CnKLPgY&list=PLouRMAo6_Fx06ZXV7egTZiyWPoleAEik1
The Princess Bride: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXmAPgpeYqI&list=PLMocR3CT6oQTek420pamiY72iyohBi_ko&index=2
The Hunger Games: www.youtube.com/watch?v=snKXo2S-lRg&index=3&list=PLMocR3CT6oQTek420pamiY72iyohBi_ko
Aha Moments: Despicable Me: www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSHaERIvFNE&list=PLzmDYckMOxaeoTClYdLXvF7QWqpegjM7Y&index=4
Words of the Wiser:
The Lion King: www.youtube.com/watch?v=rw45nBcWNbQ&index=2&list=PLKzwy3WP_C6h1uQCDGrQgieBZQJwOKtBW
Again and Again
Ground Hog Day: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPjDfN9E74o