Planning Your Week
W 8/1: Bring your autobiography, biography, or memoir to class. This should be a print text–no ebooks, please. You should also have your work on the Prerequisite Vocabulary and Skills sheet.
Th 8/2: Bring an independent reading text (print only, please) to class each day.
M 8/6: Mini-me due.
Monday, July 30 HOYA HELLO
Tuesday, July 31 Pre-planning
Wednesday, August 1
Opener: Review syllabus and classroom expectations. Q&A on pre-course reading assignment.
HOMEWORK: Bring an independent reading text to class (print only). Mini me due Monday; you will need to complete the VIA character strengths survey for mini-me.
Thursday, August 2
Opener: Review syllabus; deepen understanding of classroom policies and procedures via Q&A session.
HOMEWORK: Complete VIA character strengths survey for mini-me due Monday, 8/6; bring an independent reading text (print only).
Friday, August 3
Opener: Complete the student information form on the Google Form via personal device (BYOD).
HOMEWORK: Mini me due Monday, 8/6; bring an independent reading text (print only); log in and start your vocabulary work with ZINC. Use these directions: SpringBoard Instructions for First Time Login REV. First set of ZINC due Aug 30.
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.