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1 Monday, 10/21/13 Good morning! Please remember to get your folder. Take out everything from your folder and place it into your binder before you do anything else. Agenda Targets (targets, 1 st 5, reading) First Five Vocabulary DOL Grammar Narrative Perspective Practice “The Raven” Reminders Targets 1-6 due by Friday (You can turn them in early!) Use verbal notes (mint green) for the next targets. GB C. 6-9 due Wednesday Please take home your 9/11 projects.

2 First Five  Monday

3 Vocabulary  Parched  Ex. The parched traveler searched everywhere for a drop of water.  BONUS  Name a synonym for parched.  Name an antonym for parched.  Why do you use “an” as the article for “antonym”?

4 DOL  Mark has did that magic trick for them children many times his next act however is new.  Which of the girls Val or Danielle has throwed the basketball farthest today.

5 Grammar  Conjunctions  A conjunction is a word that joins other words or groups of words.  A coordinating conjunction is made up of one connecting word.  Ex: and, but, or  A correlative conjunction is made up of two connecting words.  Ex: either/or, neither/nor  School House Rock:  Underline the conjunctions.  1. Bring either your sneakers or your books.  2. Whether we go to the fair or we stay home will depend on the weather.  3. I want to finish my homework, but I’d rather go to the mall.  4. Please run and get your book out of your locker.  5. I forgot not only my uniform but also my glove for the game today.  6. First, we will review the material, and then we will have the quiz.

6 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens By Sean Covey The 7 Habits of Highly Defective Teens Habit 1: React - Blame all of your problems on your parents, your stupid teachers or professors, your lousy neighborhood, your boyfriend or girlfriend, or something or somebody else. Be a victim. Take no responsibility for your life. Act like an animal. If you’re hungry, eat. If someone yells at you, yell back. If you feel like you’re doing something you know is wrong, just do it.

7 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  EQ: How are literary devices utilized by authors?  How are suspense, tone and mood developed?  SU: Before we begin, let’s learn a little about Edgar Allen Poe.   Why would it be important to understand a little bit about the author and the time period when he wrote?

8  Look at the picture of raven below. What words come to you as you look at the picture? Be creative. “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe

9  Vocabulary  Chose 10 vocabulary words to define.  Define the underlined words in the sentences.  You may use your devices for this. 

10 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  When we read this poem, we’re going to practice close reading. What’s that!? It’s reading CLOSELY. It also means reading more that once because it can take a couple of times to really understand what is going on and what the author is doing.  First Reading: Reading for first impressions. Reading for meaning.  Listen and follow along as I read.  Write your impressions and thoughts as I read.  Think/Group/Share

11 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  Second Reading: Reading for meaning AND structure.  What literary devices are used?  How is the text structured?  Follow along as we read together:  Again, write your thoughts and/or observations.  Think/Group/Share  Complete “Poetic Elements”

12 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  Wrap Up  Discussion Question: What literary devices and/or poetic devices did you notice?  Rhyme?  Assonance? (repeating vowel sounds)  Alliteration? (repeating the sounds at the beginning of words)  Tone?  How does this impact the mood of the reader?  Plot?  Characterization?- narrator, raven  Narrative Perspective?- Who is the narrator? How do you know?  Do you have any questions???

13 Tuesday, 10/22/13 Agenda Targets First Five Vocabulary DOL Grammar Narrative Perspective Practice “The Raven” Reminders Targets 1-6 due by Friday (You can turn them in early!) Use verbal notes (mint green) for the next targets. GB C. 6-9 due Wednesday Please take home your 9/11 projects.

14 First Five  Tuesday

15 Vocabulary  Conflagration  Ex. After the conflagration had finally subsided, those who still had homes retuned to them.  BONUS  Use conflagration in a sentence of your own.  Now use the verb form conflagrate in a sentence of your own.

16 DOL  I haven’t begun to do no homework tonight because my father said that I’m to wash the dishes first.  Irregardless of how poorly she played she won the game for we juniors when the hockey puck slided threw the goal.

17 Grammar  Combining with Conjunctions  Use conjunctions to combine each of the following pairs of sentences into one.  1. I remembered my book. I forgot my homework.  _________________________________________________________________________  2. I got home from school early. I watched television for an hour.  _________________________________________________________________________  3. I want to visit the art museum. I want to visit the museum of natural history.  _________________________________________________________________________  4. I fell skiing down the mountain. I broke my arm.  _________________________________________________________________________  5. I got eleven yours of sleep last night. I still feel tired.  _________________________________________________________________________

18 Eragon (Inheritance) By Christopher Paolini Eragon knelt in a bed of trampled reed grass and scanned the tracks with a practiced eye. The prints told him that the deer had been in the meadow only a half hour before. Soon they would bed down. His target, a small doe with a pronounced limp in her left forefoot, was still in the herd. He was amazed she had made it so far without a wolf or a bear catching her.

19 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  SU: Review your notes from yesterday.  Think/Group/Share questions/comments.  So far…  Meaning  Structure  Poetic Devices  Literary Devices

20 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  Third Reading: Read for meaning, structure, and HOW literary devices are used.  How does word choice and text structure impact the tone and mood of the piece?  How are the literary devices used?  Why would the author write the way that he/she did?   Again, take notes!  Pay attention to the order of events in the poem.  Complete the rest of the activities: Think/Group/Share

21 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  Final Reading: At this point, we’ve read for meaning, picked out poetic devices, discussed literary devices, and viewed an interpretation of the poem.  “The Raven” is a very famous poem. It has been the basis for literary discussion and parody for years. The Simpsons even included it on a Halloween episode. Enjoy! 

22 “The Raven” By Edgar Allen Poe  Wrap Up: Create your own representation of “The Raven.”  “The Raven” Story Board  This will be due by Friday if not finished in class today.

23 Wednesday, 10/23/13 Agenda Targets First Five Vocabulary DOL Grammar Narrative Perspective Practice GB C. 6-9 Reading Guide Review Begin Job Teams (DD, C, LC, LL, WW) Reminders Targets 1-6 due by Friday (You can turn them in early!) Use verbal notes (mint green) for the next targets. “The Raven” Story Board- Due Friday

24 First Five  Wednesday Look! It’s a pun!

25 Vocabulary  Disdain  Ex. Those who did not share the government’s beliefs treated the soldiers with disdain.  BONUS- Complete the following analogy:  disdain : contempt :: admiration : ______________________

26 DOL  On August our house which was built for years ago on lake hurons western shore burned down.  There is one poem that appeals to me it is entitled the jerboa by Marianne moore.

27 Grammar  Interjections  An interjection is a word or group of word or word that shows feeling. An interjection is separated from the rest of the sentence by a comma or an exclamation point.  Ex. Well, I have to start my homework.  Wow! You finished your homework already?  School House Rock:  Write a sentence with an interjection to express each of the feelings below.  1. excitement  2. disappointment  3. fear  4. surprise  5. disbelief

28 The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck The last rains lifted the corn quickly and scattered weed colonies and grass along the sides of the road. In the last part of May the sky grew pale and the clouds that had hung in high puffs for so long in the spring were dissipated. The sun flared down on the growing corn day after day until a line of brown spread along the edge of each green bayonet. The clouds appeared, and went away, and in a while they did not try anymore. The weeds grew darker green to protect themselves, and they did not spread anymore.

29 Gathering Blue  C. 6-9 Reading Guide  Talking Points  Kira’s community  Kira’s evolution as a character  Characterization (other characters)  Names- Syllables  Kira’s conflict(s)  Are any themes beginning to emerge?  Begin working in job teams. You will have 10 minutes to wrap up your work tomorrow before sharing with your lit. study group.

30 Thursday, 10/24/13 Agenda Targets First Five Vocabulary DOL Grammar Narrative Perspective Practice Finish Job Teams (Focus- GB C. 6-9) Lit. Study Groups Begin Reading Response Reminders Targets 1-6 due by Friday (You can turn them in early!) Use verbal notes (mint green) for the next targets. “The Raven” Story Board- Due Friday

31 First Five  Thursday

32 Vocabulary  Insipid  Ex. The restaurant critic claimed that many items on the restaurant’s menu were insipid, lacking any kind of spice.  BONUS  Which words are similar in meaning to insipid?  Tasty  Dull  Tasteless  Pungent  Unsavory  Savory  Seasoned

33 DOL  I should have knowed that Sean and me would have to deliver the Philadelphia inquirer on thanksgiving.  Among the girls it was agreed that yokos mother is the better tennis player in the neighborhood.

34 Grammar  Parts of Speech Review  Define the parts of speech listed below. Give an example for each one.  1. noun __________________________________________________  2. pronoun _______________________________________________  3. verb __________________________________________________  4. adjective ______________________________________________  5. adverb ________________________________________________  6. preposition ____________________________________________  7. conjunction ____________________________________________  8. interjection ____________________________________________

35 To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee  We lived on the main residential street in town— Atticus, Jem and I, plus Calpurnia our cook. Jem and I found our father satisfactory: he played with us, read to us, and treated us with courteous detachment… Our mother died when I was two, so I never felt her absence. She was a Graham from Montgomery; Atticus met her when he was first elected to the state legislature.

36 Gathering Blue C. 6-9  Meet with job teams. (10 minutes)  Finish working on your assigned tasks for this reading.  Meet with lit. study groups.  Each group member shares their work.  Be an active member of the discussion.  Group member evaluations.

37 Gathering Blue Reading Response  Think of an event that happened in the reading. For this particular event, each character had a different point of view. Compare and contrast how two or more characters felt about a particular event.  Think about what the characters said and did. How were their actions, thoughts, and feelings different? Be sure to include any evidence you found in the text.  Sentence Starters:  From (First Character)’s point of view… (Explain what the first character thought or felt.)  I know this because…  (Explain the key details that helped you understand the character’s point of view.)  (Second Character) felt… because…  The characters’ points of view were similar because…  The characters’ points of view were different because…

38 Friday, 10/25/13 Agenda Targets First Five DOL, Vocabulary & Grammar Quiz Reading Response Reminders Target 1-6 Due TODAY “The Raven” Story Board Due TODAY Reading Response Due

39 First Five  Friday

40 Gathering Blue Reading Response  Think of an event that happened in the reading. For this particular event, each character had a different point of view. Compare and contrast how two or more characters felt about a particular event.  Think about what the characters said and did. How were their actions, thoughts, and feelings different? Be sure to include any evidence you found in the text.  Sentence Starters:  From (First Character)’s point of view… (Explain what the first character thought or felt.)  I know this because…  (Explain the key details that helped you understand the character’s point of view.)  (Second Character) felt… because…  The characters’ points of view were similar because…  The characters’ points of view were different because…

41 Weekly Wrap Up  Your reading response will be your wrap up for your lit. study this week.  Turn it in as your TOTD.  Next Week  Study Island  Gathering Blue C  Have a good weekend!


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