Honors 9th Lit. Week 8
Planning Your Week
EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:
For your required ode in the poetry anthology, you may write a formal Pindaric or Horatian ode and earn up to 10 points. Follow the examples and instructions at Ode At a Glance; make sure you click on the “Related Pages” at the top (Background, Examples, and Make Your Own) in order to understand the required forms more thoroughly.
M 9/18 – Obtain a copy of The Night Circus and The Tempest; bring to class Fri.
T 9/19 – Bring rough drafts of poetry anthology (poems, annotations & reflections, dear reader letter, visuals, table of contents).
Th 9/21 – Poetry anthology due.
Continue practicing grammar/EOC/PSAT concepts through No Red Ink website. Assignment due Thurs., Sept. 21, 11:59 p.m.
Continue practicing vocabulary on the SpringBoard website through Zinc. The next due date is Friday, 10/6.
Opener: Create a list of your favorite people, places, and things. View examples of figurative language in modern popular music video.
Opener: Peer review poetry anthology (students should have at least 6 poems with reflections by now), offering feedback and suggestions. ( Materials that may be useful to consult: Stuffed Poetry handout, anthology tip sheet, anthology checklist)
1. Compile poetry anthology; include the following:
Opener: Wrap up poetry anthologies.
Turn in poetry anthologies.
Review POL tips for memorizing and rubric.
Continue reading The Night Circus
Opener: Gallery walk pictures for inspiration; choose one.
Closer: Read The Night Circus.
HW: POL presentations Tuesday, October 3; The Night Circus Part I quiz Friday, October 6.
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.