Exam Study Guide (going over answers in class) Exam Study Guide Honors
The following are the GRAMMAR EXAM REVVIEW power points
End of the year information:
5/10& 11 Act V Quiz
5/12 Test Fest
5/15 & 16 District Assessment (test grade) This test is skill based
5/16 & 17 Exam Study Guides will be provided. If you are willing to bring in a pack of paper so that this is possible, that would be great. Otherwise, it will be located only here on the wiki.
5/18 8th grade Field Trip
5/19 8th Grade Ceremony
5/22 We will begin the writing portion of your EXAM on this day.
5/23 2nd Block review for exam; EXAM for 4th hour
5/23 & 24 EXAMS
Week of 4/10-17
Spring Break Assignment Due 4/18
Assignment here: Act III Close Read
The Play can be found here: Full Text
Final Project here: Monologue Project
Week of 4/3-7
Students will take Social Studies State Test on 4/7
This week we will:
-Complete Close Reader Act II close read (Balcony Scene) pages 65-74. (DUE Monday for 6th block).
-Complete Act II and take quiz
-Complete Act II Art Summaries like we did in Act I.
Week of 3/27-31
**PLEASE BRING CLOSE READER TO CLASS FOR MONDAY**
This week we will:
–Make comparisons between Act II balcony scene of the Zefarelli movie production and the play Romeo and Juliet.
–Sketched “Queen Mab and Chariot” based on Mercutio’s monologue in Act I using 6 lines for reference.
–We read Act II Scenes 1&2
–6th block needs to complete Close Reader pages 65-74 for MONDAY.
Week of 3/ 20-24
This week we completed reading Act. I of Romeo and Juliet. Students also created “Art Summaries” for Act I. For this students drew basic pictures (1-3) that summarized each of the 5 scenes in Act I. They should include dialogue from the scenes. An example is below.
Week of 3/6-10
3/6 Bellwork Respond to quote “Love is the great intangible” by Diane Ackerman, Began “from Love” . 3rd hour stopped on page164, 6th hour page
3/7 Online leap practice @ wbte.drcedirect.com/LA/portals/la
3/8 Bellwork Guiding Question handout for “from Love”, Class reading Completed “from Love” Quiz Friday
3/9 Bellwork Guiding Question handout for “from Love”, Class reading Completed “from Love” Quiz Monday
3/10 Bellwork vocabulary “from Love”, Quiz on “From Love’s Vocabulary” , Worked in partners on questions for “My Shakespeare” pg. 174
Week of 2/21-24
2/20 Presidents Day
2/21 Common Formative Assessment per RMS. This is on Narrative Writing. It will be a test grade based on completion.
2/21 Romeo and Juliet Act I
Week of 1/30-2/3
No Close Reader Homework this week
Homework due 2/1& 2 LEVEL UP TUTORIAL *Reading for Details* You will need access to a computer and my.hrw.com (sign in with user and passcode as your lunch code @jppss). Take notes on the tutorial by completing a graphic organizer (examples: web, outline) of your choosing.
The tutorial can be found under Collection 3/With Friends Like These/Resources/Level up Tutorial
If you do not have access to a computer, please schedule a lunch with me to use my class computer.
1/30&31 3rd block: Complete Inference Analysis on nature’s significance in Japanese culture per “The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket”
1/30 6th block: Journal How does our Guiding Question (How is the welfare of each of us dependent on the welfare of all of us?) applicable to English I classroom?
1/31- 2/3 “With Friends Like These…” by Dorothy Rose page 141
Complete Analyze Text 1-3 and Performance Task on page 144
Complete Critical Vocabulary, Strategies, Practice and Apply page 145
Literary Focus-Tone, Simile, Repetition, Idiom, Text Evidence
Language Focus- Adjective and Adverb phrases
Week of 1/23-27
1/30 Homework Close Reader pg. 57-60 Poems about Family
Quiz on “Monkey See Monkey Do Monkey Connect” and “Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine”
1/26 6th block: Complete Inference Analysis on nature’s significance in Japanese culture per “The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket”
Week of 1/17-20
1/17&18 HOMEWORK DUE 2 letters from Mr. Pirzada. These can be on the same sheet of paper.
1/12 Homework assignment (due 1/23) Close Reader “from Animals in Translation.”
1/17&18 Reading “Monkey See, Monkey Do, Monkey Connect”
Reminder of ongoing *Literary Analysis Project* on fiction book of choice.
***Unit 3 credit recovery***
Credit recovery is optional for students that would like to replace an existing low-scoring assignment.
Read the article below from the New York Times and write a one page analysis that corresponds to our unit’s guiding question: How is the welfare of each of us fundamentally dependent on the welfare of all of us”?
Week of 1/9-13
1/9-13 Discuss “Partitioning of India 1947” and began reading “Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine” pages 103-105. We discussed characterization of Mr. Pirzada.
1/12&13 HOMEWORK DUE Close Reader “And of Clay We Are Created” begins on Pg. 39. Please complete ALL annotation instructions.
1/12-13 Homework assignment (due 1/17&18) Following the instructions on page 120, write two letters from Mr. Pirzada to his family. In the first have him describe Lilia and her family. Have him explain why he enjoys giving Lilia candy and what she does with it. In the second letter, have him describe Halloween. Include details about the pumpkin carving and Lilia’s trick-or-treating.
Week of 1/4-6
3rd block students received Literary Analysis Project packet; 6th will receive Monday 1/9
All students attended library business
We began Unit 3: The Bonds Between Us (PowerPoint notes to be posted later)
“The welfare of each us is dependent fundamentally upon the welfare of all of us.”
Homework due 1/13 Close Reader “And of Clay We Are Created” begins on Pg. 39. Please complete ALL annotation instructions.
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Collections Textbook. Available online at www.my.hrw.com.
View TED Talk Ziauddin Yousafzai: My Daughter, Malala
We are using the HMH Collections 9 textbook and accompanying resources. Honors students also have a personal Close Reader that should accompany them to each class.
Ninth grade English texts are grouped thematically.
Students begin each collection or unit with the Performance Task, test, in mind.
For Collection 1: Finding Common Ground, students will plan and deliver a speech about how people can learn to live together.
Text we will study in order to complete Performance Task are: “A Quilt of a Country” by Anna Quindlin, “Once Upon a Time” by Nadine Gordimer, “Rituals of Memory” by Kimberly M. Blaeser, “The Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln, “The Vietnam Wall” by Alberto Rios and other photo essays, blogs, etc from Close Reader.
All of these texts are available online.