Honors 9th Lit. Week 5
SB= SpringBoard text
Planning Your Week:
Continue practicing vocabulary on the SpringBoard website through Zinc.
Complete independent reading, logging your books and planning a project for the end of the six weeks period.
Begin looking for a poet and poems you would like to study on Poetry Out Loud. You will need to print two poems from this website and bring them to class Monday 8/28.
Monday, August 28
Opener: Poetry Out Loud – Watch videos from POL website to introduce the contest and quality performances.
Tuesday, August 29
Opener: Label an index card with side A and side B. Select a quote from the chart p.287 and write it on side A of the card; close read and write an interpretation on side B. Participate in a poetry mixer, walking around and discussing your quote and interpretation with another student (10 min total). Debrief as a whole class: What is poetry?
Wednesday, August 30
Opener: IAN: Write a poem using the template p.290.
Thursday, August 31
Opener: IAN – Examine e.e. cummings “l(a)” and write a response.
Friday, September 1
Opener: Memory game
HOMEWORK: Begin memorizing your two poems from the POL website for performance.
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.