1 September 12 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 1 (Week 3) Read Names/Nombres (Lit. book pgs )- Names/Nombres – Literary Analysis- inner conflict, anecdote, diction, themeHomework: Tomorrow we will organize & pre-write an essay from your summer reading novel. Bring novel & personal notes if you have them.
2 Anecdote – short account of an interesting incident Diction – The author’s choice of words and their connotations.What words appear to have been chosen specifically for their effects?What effect do these words words have on your mood as the reader?What do they seem to indicate about the author’s tone?
3 September 13 . Warm-up: MUG Sentence 2 (Week 3) Pre-write for Pre-AP Summer Novel- discuss inner conflict- students complete graphic organizer.
4 September 14 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 3 (Week 3) Literary Analysis for Summer Reading- timed writing
5 September 15 Independent Reading Warm-up: MUG Sentence 4 (Week 3) - AR Testing- Library
6 September 16 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 5 (Week 3) Vocabulary – romantic claretgalleon writheRead “The Highwayman” (pgs )- characteristics of a narrative poem- literary elements: setting, repetition, rhythm, alliteration, onomatopoeia, figurative language, plot, theme
7 “The Highwayman” Vocabulary Romantic – adj.1. fanciful; impractical; unrealistic: romantic ideas.2. imbued with or dominated by idealism, a desire for adventure, chivalry: a romantic adventure.Claret – adj. dark redGalleon – n. a large sailing shipWrithe – v. to twist or move painfully
8 September 19 Warm-up: MUG Sentence 6 (Week 4) Vocabulary – romantic claretgalleon writheAnalyze “The Highwayman” (pgs )- comprehension & critical thinking discussion- View Teacher Tube Video