Do Now: parallel text structures (what are they? identify them. Why are they used? How can you use them in your own writing?)
Grammar: nouns: abstract, concrete, collective, compound, subject, predicate, and object nouns quiz Tue/Wed.
Begin prepositions: identify them, use them in sentences
Literature: “Retrieved Reformation” pages 42-50 in textbook
draw label plot diagram, label parts of the plot from the story, look at William Sydney Porter’s background; how was his writing influenced by actual events? Why did he choose to use a criminal as the protagonist? What would his purpose be?
Read the story “After Twenty Years” by O’Henry. Compare the characters and ironic twist with “Retrieved Reformation” version. Quiz on story will be Friday and Monday of next week.
Article of the Week number one is due Oct. 15/16th. Make sure to refer to your directions to complete all components.
Nouns: subject, predicate, object, abstract, concrete, compound, and collective
Article of Week #1: due Oct. 15/16
Read Play: “The Spider Curse” analyze literary elements: characterization, plot, vocabulary, irony, and symbolism
Read short story “Retrieved Reformation” pages 42-50 in textbook by Wed.Thur. reading check will be given
Book Fair: Wed. and Thur. in the library (bring money if you’d like to purchase)
Field trip to Poe Museum form is due by Oct. 8/9
Webquest-webinar research about internment camps
*take interactive quizzes
*interactive word search using internment camp vocabulary
Nouns: types of nouns-interactive grammar practice
visit three grammar links on the laptops
practice your grammar skills-receive immediate score
Wed/Thur-quiz on Summer reading novel Manzanar
Thur/Friday-vocabulary 2 quiz
Thur/Friday-Project due on Manzanar
Complete library orientation/student login ID.
Return Vocab. one quiz/return Dawn of New Day essays
Look at and discuss common mistakes made in the essays
Farewell to Manzanar: Connection Project due Oct. 1/2
Extension Groups about Manzanar: family dynamics, setting, therapy, racism, defiance, domestic violence, audience, point of view, and teen culture
Review puzzle about the book for prizes
Video clip: tour of Manzanar camp
Journal Writing: 3 facts about the book, 2 questions you have about Manzanar, 1 thing you would to know more about internment camps
Begin Vocab. 2
compound and collective noun practice, create own collective noun