Planning Your Week
M 10/23 – Complete Clauses & Combining Sentences on No Red Ink website.
W 10/25 – “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.
F 10/27 – Read through Part III of The Night Circus; use the Night Circus Study Guide Part II-III to prepare for the in class reading quiz.
Continue practicing grammar/EOC concepts and vocabulary through No Red Ink website, the SpringBoard website through Zinc, and USA Test Prep website. Use the ZINC, No Red Ink, USA Test Prep Checklist to keep up with due dates.
Opener: IAN Ponder and Respond: Defend, challenge, or qualify the following prompt: Using examples from The Tempest or The Night Circus argue whether it is better to live a sheltered life but a safe one than to live in the company of others but be exposed to danger, pain and the woes of humanity.
9th grade guidance in lab 9129 with Mrs. Moody.
Opener: Island family activity: Respond to the Exploring themes prompt on Utopias.
3. Complete character and theme trackers for the island families through Act II scene i.
Closer: View The Tempest through Act II Scene 1
Homework: “I Remember You” typed, labeled poem and multimedia presentation due. Be sure it is in mp4 or mov format. Email the file, bring it on a flash drive, or drop it into your Google Drive or Office 365.
2. Team coverage of The Tempest/Creating a forecast map : Working in island families, each group will generate a prediction “forecasting” how the author will intertwine or continue parallel plot lines, create continuity for characterizations or create mystery, tension and suspense by changing the course of the events of the play and shifting character behavior and motivations.
Closer : Complete character and theme trackers for the island families through Act II
Mrs. Walter adores 9th graders. She loves the enthusiasm they bring to the study of literature as they explore new and challenging texts.