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1 Open House Ms. Walters Room 2

2 Home Room Attendance Attendance Announcements Announcements Handouts Handouts Agenda check Agenda check Agenda Lessons Agenda Lessons Independent Reading Independent Reading

3 English Standards based instruction Four Units of instruction Four Units of instruction Narrative Narrative Expository Expository Response to Literature Response to Literature Persuasive Persuasive

4 Narrative Ms Walters English Language Arts

5 Write one Literary Letter every week that includes the following Write one Literary Letter every week that includes the following 1.Heading (Literary Letter on [Book title]) 2.Date 3.Greeting (Dear [X]) 4.Goodbye (Sincerely,[Y]) 5.Title and authors name in the first paragraph 6.Summary of what was read in the most recent independent reading time 7.One of the following: ask a question about the text, make a prediction, express and opinion, offer an evaluation recall a connection, explain an image.

6 Rubric 5: Has all features and exceeds expectations 5: Has all features and exceeds expectations 4: Has all eight features 4: Has all eight features 3: Has seven out of eight features 3: Has seven out of eight features 2: Has 5 out of eight features 2: Has 5 out of eight features 1: Has few features and does not meet expectations 1: Has few features and does not meet expectations Letter must include an element from 7 for a score of 2 or higher. Letter must include an element from 7 for a score of 2 or higher.

7 Vocabulary Fiction Fiction Short story Short story Novel Novel Plot Plot Character Character Setting Setting Theme Theme Sensory detail Sensory detail Concrete language Concrete language Theme Theme Conflict Conflict Rising action Rising action Climax Climax Falling action Falling action Analyze Analyze Resolution of the conflict. Resolution of the conflict. Narrative devices Narrative devices

8 Memoir As a literary genre, a memoir (from the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning "memory"), or a reminiscence, forms a subclass of autobiography – although the terms 'memoir' and 'autobiography' are today almost interchangeable. The author of a memoir may be referred to as a memoirist. (Wikipedia) As a literary genre, a memoir (from the French: mémoire from the Latin memoria, meaning "memory"), or a reminiscence, forms a subclass of autobiography – although the terms 'memoir' and 'autobiography' are today almost interchangeable. The author of a memoir may be referred to as a memoirist. (Wikipedia)literarygenreFrench LatinautobiographyliterarygenreFrench Latinautobiography Gore Vidal, in his own memoir Palimpsest, gave a personal definition: "a memoir is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked." It is more about what can be gleaned from a section of one's life than about the outcome of the life as a whole. (Wikipedia) Gore Vidal, in his own memoir Palimpsest, gave a personal definition: "a memoir is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked." It is more about what can be gleaned from a section of one's life than about the outcome of the life as a whole. (Wikipedia) Gore VidalPalimpsest Gore VidalPalimpsest Students will write a memoir using Literary models, Sondra Cisneros and Gary Soto Students will write a memoir using Literary models, Sondra Cisneros and Gary Soto

9 Poetry Ode (from the Ancient Greek δή) is a form of stately and elaborate lyrical verse. A classic ode is structured in three parts: the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode. Different forms such as the homostrophic ode and the irregular ode also exist. (Wikipedia) Ode (from the Ancient Greek δή) is a form of stately and elaborate lyrical verse. A classic ode is structured in three parts: the strophe, the antistrophe, and the epode. Different forms such as the homostrophic ode and the irregular ode also exist. (Wikipedia)lyrical versestropheantistropheepodelyrical versestropheantistropheepode Ode to Deodorant is a song by Coldplay Ode to Deodorant is a song by ColdplayColdplay Students will use Literary models Gary Soto and Pablo Neruda to write an Ode Students will use Literary models Gary Soto and Pablo Neruda to write an Ode

10 Short Story The short story is a literary genre of fictional prose narrative that tends to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction such as novellas (in the modern sense of the term) and novels. The short story is a literary genre of fictional prose narrative that tends to be more concise and to the point than longer works of fiction such as novellas (in the modern sense of the term) and novels.literary genre fictionalprosenarrativenovellasnovelsliterary genre fictionalprosenarrativenovellasnovels Students will write a short story that demonstrates understanding of the elements of Narrative writing. (see vocabulary) Students will write a short story that demonstrates understanding of the elements of Narrative writing. (see vocabulary)

11 Novel Study Whole class Whole class Analyze the effect of the qualities of the character on the plot Analyze the effect of the qualities of the character on the plot Identify and analyze features of themes conveyed through characters, actions, and images. Identify and analyze features of themes conveyed through characters, actions, and images.

12 Literature Circles Extensive and intensive reading Extensive and intensive reading Natural discussions that lead to student inquiry and critical thinking Natural discussions that lead to student inquiry and critical thinking Diverse response to texts Diverse response to texts Interaction and collaboration Interaction and collaboration Analyze literature from multiple perspectives Analyze literature from multiple perspectives Reflection and self-evaluation Reflection and self-evaluation

13 Project Students will develop a memoir collection that includes Students will develop a memoir collection that includes Time line Time line 2 poems 2 poems 1 vignette 1 vignette 1 short story 1 short story

14 History The Ancient World The Ancient World

15 Teaching to the California Standards California History Social Science standards IntroduceDevelopReviewEvaluation

16 Homework Assigned on Monday, due on Friday Assigned on Monday, due on Friday Agenda Agenda Teachers Web hool/MsWalters/ Teachers Web hool/MsWalters/ Interactive Reader (IAR) Interactive Reader (IAR) Study Island Study Island Completion of any unfinished class work Completion of any unfinished class work


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