Honors 9th Lit. Week 2
SB= SpringBoard text
Planning Your Week:
Choose an adult you wish to interview about his or her post-secondary experience; you will need to conduct this interview in the next week or two, and we will prepare questions in class.
Monday, August 7
Opener: IR: List the title and author of the book you read Friday on your reading log. List bullet points to identify tone and elements of voice (diction, syntax, & imagery).
Tuesday, August 8
Opener: SB: Read the excerpt from Speak p.10-11; reread and answer questions 1-4 p. 11. Note Vocabulary p.10, Word Connections p.11, Roots & Affixes p.6
Wednesday, August 9
Opener: IAN: Draw a line with childhood on one end and old age on the other; identify on the line where coming of age happens (when does the process start and end?) How old do you have to be to write your own coming of age story?
Thursday, August 10
Opener: SB: Revisit “Marigold”; complete graphic organizer p.26
Friday, August 11
IAN: Create vocab flashcards
HOMEWORK: Set up your interview and begin planning questions.
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.