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Language Arts III

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Date  Agenda  Homework 
6/13-6/14

Review for final exam 

FINAL SHORT ANSWERS RUBRIC: Final 2018 Rubric.docx

 
6/11-6/12

Review for final exam: FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE 2018.pdf

KITES  & MOTIF CHART ARE DUE: Kite Runner Motif Chart.docx

 
6/7-6/8

Goal: SWBAT exercise their understanding of major themes and plot from The Kite Runner by taking quiz on final chapters.

Continue kite projects

Finish working on Kite Projects 
6/5-6/6

Goal: SWBAT exercise their understanding of major themes and plot from The Kite Runner by taking quiz on final chapters.

Finish KR movie

Continue kite projects

 
6/1-6/4

Goal: SWBAT exercise their understanding of major themes and plot from The Kite Runner by reviewing the novel.

Discuss final chapters of novel

Quiz on chp 21-25

Watch KR movie

Begin Kite Projects: Kite Runner Project.docx

Kite Project Template: Kite Project Template.pdf

 
5/30-5/31

Goal: SWBAT identify major scenes and quotes in the novel and complete the final chapter.

COMPLETE MOTIF CHART FOR KITE PROJECT!

Theme Analysis: Theme Analysis Organizers PDF.pdf

Symbol Analysis: Symbol Analysis Organizers PDF.pdf

Chapter 25 Analysis: Chapter 25 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 25!

QUIZ ON CHAPTERS 21-25 NEXT CLASS!!! 

5/25-5/29

Goal: SWBAT identify major scenes and quotes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Vocab Unit 3 quiz

"Evaluating the Characters": The Kite Runner Evaluating the Characters.pdf

Chapter 24 Analysis: Chapter 24 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 24!
5/23-5/24

Goal: SWBAT identify major themes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Vocab Unit 3 review

Chapter 21-22 Analysis Questions: KR Chapter 21-22 Analysis.pdf

Chapter 23 Analysis: Chapter 23 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 23!

Vocab unit 3 quiz next class!

5/21-5/22

Goal: SWBAT identify major themes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Vocab Unit 3:Kite Runner Vocab 3.docx

Analyzing Quotes:Analyzing Quotes 2.pdf

Plot Map: Kite Runner Plot Map.pdf

Study guide: The Kite Runner Study Questions Ch. 21-25.docx

Chapters 21-22 Analysis: Chapters 21-22 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 21-22!
5/17-5/18

Goal: SWBAT identify major themes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Vocab Quiz Unit 2

Chapters 18-20 Analysis: Chapters 18-20 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 18-20!
5/15-5/16

Goal: SWBAT identify major themes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Review Vocab Unit 2

"Father-Son Bond": The Father Son Bond- KR.pdf

Study Guide:The Kite Runner Study Questions Ch. 15-20.docx

Chapters 14-17 Analysis: Chapters 14-17 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 14-17!

Vocab unit 2 quiz next class!

5/11-5/14

Goal: SWBAT identify major themes in the novel and show their understanding by answering discussion questions.

Vocab Unit 2: Kite Runner Vocab 2.docx

Chapter 10 & 11 Close Reading: 1. Close Reading Organizer Chapter 10.docx 1. Close Reading Organizer Chapter 11.docx

Chapters 12 & 13 Analysis: Chapters 12-13 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 12-13!
5/9-5/10

Goal: SWBAT analyze major scenes and quotes from the novel to show evidence for themes and motifs present so far.

Quiz on Vocab Unit 1

Study Guide:The Kite Runner Study Questions Ch. 10-14.docx

Chapters 10 & 11 Analysis: Chapters 10-11 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 10-11! 
5/3-5/8

Goal: SWBAT exercise knowledge of new vocabulary and analyze major scenes and quotes from the novel so far.

"Amir & Hassan":The Kite Runner Amir_Hassan Drawing.docx

KR Study Guide Chapters 6-9":The Kite Runner Study Questions Ch. 6-9 .docx

Chapters 6 & 7 Analysis: Chapters 6-7 Analysis.pptx  

Chapters 8 & 9 Analysis: Chapters 8-9 Analysis.pptx 

READ CHAPTERS 6-9! 

Vocab unit 1 quiz next class!

5/1-5/2 

Goal: SWBAT identify how geography, events, and change in culture has influenced the history and people of Afghanistan.  

KR Vocab Unit 1: Kite Runner Vocab 1 .docx

KR Study Guide Chp 1-5: The Kite Runner Study Questions Ch.1-5.docx

Chapter 1 Analysis:Chapter 1 Analysis.pptx

Chapters 2-5 Analysis: Chapters 2-5 Analysis.pptx

READ CHAPTERS 1-5! 
4/27-4/30

Goal: SWBAT identify how geography, events, and change in culture has influenced the history and people of Afghanistan. 

Present group projects

 
4/25-4/26 Goal: SWBAT identify how geography, events, and change in culture has influenced the history and people of Afghanistan.

Continue working in groups on introductory research due next class

 
4/23-4/24 Goal: SWBAT identify how geography, events, and change in culture has influenced the history and people of Afghanistan.

Group anticipatory research: Kite Runner Introductory Research.pdf

The Kite Runner PDF:The Kite Runner PDF.pdf

 

KITE RUNNER RESOURCES:

Character list:The Kite Runner Characters.pdf

Glossary of Foreign Terms:Farsi Word Guide.pdf

 
4/19-4/20 Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the themes in their chosen memoir. Students will also be able to write a personal narrative that uses a variety of descriptive and storytelling techniques. 

Begin rough draft of personal memoir

Pair/share to edit

Complete cover art- print if time

 
4/17-4/18 Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the themes in their chosen memoir. Students will also be able to write a personal narrative that uses a variety of descriptive and storytelling techniques. 

Use brainstorming sheets to complete "seed of watermelon"

Begin plotting memoir

 
4/13-4/16

Goal: SWBAT identify and select an important social issue exhibited  in their chosen memoir and create a persuasive campaign for presentation. 

Present "Taking a Stand Projects"

Complete Peer Feedback forms

 
4/11-4/12 Goal: SWBAT identify and select an important social issue exhibited  in their chosen memoir and create a persuasive campaign for presentation. 

Continue working in groups to complete "Taking a Stand" on Google Classroom

Complete PSA, print media, and social media campaign

 
4/9-4/10 Goal: SWBAT identify and select an important social issue exhibited  in their chosen memoir and create a persuasive campaign for presentation. 

Work in groups to complete "Taking a Stand" on Google Classroom

Begin researching

 
  Spring Break 4/5-4/6 half days  
3/28-3/29 Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the themes in their chosen memoir. Students will also be able to write a personal narrative that uses a variety of descriptive and storytelling techniques. 

Complete journals

Finish reading

 
3/26-3/27 Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the themes in their chosen memoir. Students will also be able to write a personal narrative that uses a variety of descriptive and storytelling techniques. 

Complete journals

Finish reading

 
3/20-3/23

Snow days 3/21-3/22

Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the themes in their chosen memoir. Students will also be able to write a personal narrative that uses a variety of descriptive and storytelling techniques. 

Complete Memoir News Article on Google Classroom

Preview personal narrative assignment

Begin brainstorming sheet

 
3/16-3/19

Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the concept of “show not tell” and write their own short description for a picture memoir.

Reading time

Review "show not tell" strategies

Begin Picture Memoir

 
3/14-3/15 

Goal: SWBAT analyze and understand the concept of “six word memoirs” and write their own. 

Six Word Memoir Article:Six Word Memoir Article.docx

TEDx Talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8zY0oAdQrs

Brainstorming Sheet: Writing Micro Memoirs.pdf

 
3/12-3/13

Goal: SWBAT comprehend and analyze nonfiction memoirs/vignettes in reading stations with groups

Reading stations activity (see Google Classroom for excerpts)-Reading a Short Memoir Reading Stations.pdf

Reading q's for choice memoir (see Google Classroom) 

 
3/6-3/9

3/7-3/8 snow days

Goal: SWBAT consult credible sources to gather information regarding a unit on memoirs.

Select 1 memoir to read for this unit: Memoir Unit.pdf

See Google Classroom for pdfs of books

Setup personal journals to keep throughout the unit:Journal Assignment.pdf

Complete Memoir Webquest

Take Memoir notes:Intro to Memoir Notes.pdf

Memoir Notes: Intro to Memoir Presentation.pptx

 
3/2-3/5

Goal: SWBAT analyze and evaluate their understanding of Macbeth  by completing a unit project.

  Present Macbeth projects 

 
2/28-3/1

Goal: SWBAT analyze and evaluate their understanding of Macbeth  by completing a unit project.

Continue Macbeth projects
 
2/26-2/27

Goal: SWBAT analyze and evaluate their understanding of Macbeth by completing a unit project.

Choose 1 project to complete: Macbeth End of Unit Assessment Options.pdf

 
2/22-2/23

Goal: SWBAT analyze and evaluate their understanding of Macbeth by viewing the movie.

View parts of Macbeth movie & answer discussion questions
 
2/20-2/21

Goal: SWBAT illustrate their understanding of Macbeth by taking the unit exam.

Macbeth Test!

2B- test next class due to assembly.

 
2/15-2/16

Goal: SWBAT analyze and evaluate their understanding of Macbeth by reviewing the play and vocabulary words to prepare for the unit test.

Finish reading Act V, complete study guide, and Anticipation guide

Finish Plot Map

Review for test next class

Macbeth test next class! 
2/13-2/14

Goal: SWBAT compare and contrast the development of Macbeth as a character before and after the three witches tell him his prophecy.

Act V Anticipation Guide: Macbeth Anticipation Guide V.docx

Act V Vocab: Macbeth Act V Vocabulary Crossword.pdf

 
2/9-2/12

Goal: SWBAT compare and contrast the development of Macbeth as a character before and after the three witches tell him his prophecy. 

Finish reading Act IV and complete study guide

Complete Plot Map: Plot Map.docx Plot Structure of a Tragedy.pdf

Complete Act IV Wrap-Up: Act Wrap Up(1).pdf

 
2/7-2/8

Goal: SWBAT compare and contrast the development of Macbeth as a character before and after the three witches tell him his prophecy.  

Act IV Vocab: Act IV Vocab.pdf

Act IV & V Study Guide:Macbeth Act IV & V Study Guide.pdf

Begin reading Act IV

Complete Apparition Pamphlet: Macbeth Apparition Pamphlet.docx Macbeth Apparition Pamphlet 2.docx

Finish Apparition Pamphlet for HW if not complete in class 
2/5-2/6

Goal: SWBAT examine the downfall of Macbeth throughout Act III, as well as the development of other main characters. SWBAT compare and contrast the development of Macbeth as a character before and after the three witches tell him his prophecy.

Finish reading Act III and study guide

Complete Anticipation Guide

Complete Act III Wrap-up: Act Wrap Up(1).pdf

 
2/1-2/2

Goal: SWBAT examine the downfall of Macbeth throughout Act III as the turning point to the play, as well as the development of other characters that surround him at his banquet. 

Begin reading Act III and complete study guide

View Banquet scene from movie

 
1/30-1/31

GOAL: SWBAT examine the downfall of Macbeth throughout Act III, as well as the development of other main characters.

Quiz on Act I and Act II reading

Act III Vocab: Macbeth Act III Vocab.pdf

Act III Anticipation Guide: Act III Anticipation Guide.pdf

 
1/26-1/29

GOAL: SWBAT understand the character development and setting of Act II in Macbeth by completing study guide questions.

Act II Wrap-Up:Act Wrap Up(1).pdf

Review Act I & Act II for quiz next class

Quiz next class on Act I & II reading
1/24-1/25

GOAL: SWBAT understand the character development and setting of Act II in Macbeth by completing study guide questions.

Quiz on Act I & II Vocab

Read Act II of Macbeth and complete study questions

Act II & III Study Guide: Macbeth Act II & III Study Guide.pdf

 
1/22-1/23

GOAL: SWBAT understand the character development and setting of Act II in Macbeth by completing study guide questions.

Finish reading Act I

Complete Act I Wrap-Up:Act Wrap Up.pdf

Act II vocab activity: Macbeth Act II Vocab.pdf

Quiz next class on Act I & Act II vocab
1/18-1/19 

GOAL: SWBAT understand the character development and setting of Act I in Macbeth by completing study guide questions.

Begin reading Act 1 of Macbeth and complete study questions

Character Chart, Plot Diagram, & Map: Main Characters in Macbeth.pdf Plot Structure of a Tragedy.pdf Macbeth Map.pdf

Act I Study Questions: Macbeth Act I Study Guide.pdf

MACBETH PDF: macbeth_no_fear_script.pdf

 
1/16-1/17 

GOAL: SWBAT understand the character development and setting of Act I in Macbeth by completing study guide questions.

Continue Intro to Macbeth notes from previous class

Macbeth Anticipation Guide: Macbeth Anticipation Guide Act I.pdf

Macbeth Act I Vocab: Act I Vocabulary Chart.pdf

 
1/11-1/12 

Goal: SWBAT understand Shakespeare's background and the Globe Theatre by researching individual topics to teach to a small group.

Present "Let's Talk Shakespeare" projects to class

Intro to Macbeth Powerpoint:Intro to Macbeth .pptx

Frame notes: Intro to Macbeth Frame Notes.pdf

 
1/9-1/10 

Goal: SWBAT understand Shakespeare's background and the Globe Theatre by researching individual topics to teach to a small group.

Continue working on projects

 
1/3-1/8 

Snow days 1/4, 1/5

Goal: SWBAT understand Shakespeare's background and the Globe Theatre by researching individual topics to teach to a small group.

Intro to Shakespeare: Let’s Talk Shakespeare .pdf

 
 
WINTER BREAK   
12/7-12/20 Independent reading continuation- see google classroom for all activities   
12/5-12/6

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of types of setting and author's purpose and apply them to their independent reading novels.

Journal Prompts due at end of class: Independent Reading Journal Prompts.pdf

Reading conferences 

 
11/30-12/4

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of types of setting and author's purpose and apply them to their independent reading novels.

Setting & Author's Style ppt: Setting and Author's Style.pdf

Practice: handout in class

Setting & Author's Style due next class 
11/28-11/29

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of types of perspectives in point of view and apply them to their independent reading novels as well as evaluate effective perspectives in a text.

Point of View ppt: Point of View Mini-Lesson.pptx

Practice: handout in class

 
11/16-11/17

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of their independent reading novels by journaling their thoughts and questions.

Journal prompts: Independent Reading Journal Prompts.pdf

Journals due next class 
11/14-11/15

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of types of characters and apply them to their independent reading novels as well as evaluate opening lines of a text.

Characters & Opening Lines ppt:Characterization & Opening Lines.pdf

Practice: handout in class

 
11/8-11/13 

Goal: SWBAT exemplify their understanding of reading strategies and apply them to their independent reading novels.

Reading Strategies

Readings for class:

Far From the Tree.pdf  The Spectacular Now.pdf  

Use 2 reading strategies on independent reading book and record on a separate sheet of paper.

FINAL DRAFT OF ESSAY DUE NEXT CLASS!!

11/6-11/7

Goal: SWBAT understand the qualities behind a hero/villain while researching and writing their first essay.

Peer-edit rough drafts

Make final edits

Final draft due:

A day: 11/14

B day: 11/15

MUST BE PRINTED!

11/2-11/3

INDEPENDENT READING BOOK & FORMS DUE TODAY

Goal: SWBAT understand the qualities behind a hero/villain while researching and writing their first essay.

Complete Rough Draft- INCLUDE ALL CRITERIA (MLA, QUOTES, WORKS CITED)

Rough Draft due next class
10/31-11/1

Goal: SWBAT understand the qualities behind a hero/villain while researching and writing their first essay. 

Complete "Thesis, Quotes, & Notes" on Google Classroom

Expand to Outline

Finish "Thesis, Quotes, & Notes" 
10/27-10/30

Goal: SWBAT understand the qualities behind a hero/villain while researching and writing their first essay. 

Complete Article Organizers for each source on Google Classroom

Finish Article Organizers 
10/25-10/26

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf by taking the Beowulf pt 2 quiz. Students will also understand the qualities behind a hero/villain while researching for their first essay.

Complete quiz

Begin research essay assignment:Hero:Villain Essay.pdf

Complete "Research Topic & Thesis" on Google Classroom

Find 3 sources to use for essay- ONE ARTICLE MUST BE FROM DATABASE

Find 3 sources 
10/23-10/24

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf by reviewing for the Beowulf pt 2 quiz.

Commonlit.org reading & questions

Review for Beowulf part 2 quiz

Independent Reading Unit:

Independent-Reading-Assignment-Multicultural.pdf

STUDY FOR QUIZ!!
10/18-10/20

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf through class discussion and guided reading questions, as well as explore the details of each character.

Complete commonlit.org reading

 Read and complete study guide for "The Death of Beowulf" and "Mourning Beowulf" 

Beowulf- The Death of BeowulfMourning Beowulf.pdf

 
10/16-10/17

Goal: SWBAT analyze and interpret the change in the characters in Beowulf and their motivations by reading “The Death of Beowulf” and “Beowulf’s Last Battle” and showing their comprehension.

Complete commonlit.org assignment

Continue "Monsters" assignment reality of monsters.pdf

 Read and complete study guide for "The Death of Beowulf" and "Mourning Beowulf" 

Beowulf- The Death of BeowulfMourning Beowulf.pdf

 
10/12-10/13 

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf through class discussion and guided reading questions, as well as explore the details of each character.

Read and complete study guide for "Beowulf's Last Battle"  Beowulf- Beowulf's Last Battle.pdf

 
10/10-10/11 

PSATs

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf through class discussion and guided reading questions, as well as explore the details of each character.

Read and complete study guide for "The Battle with Grendel's Mother" Beowulf- The Battle with Grendel's Mother.pdf

 
10/6-10/9 

Goal: SWBAT evaluate their understanding of Beowulf through class discussion and guided reading questions, as well as explore the details of each character.

PSAT Pre-Admin

View Interviews

 
10/4-10/5 

Goal: SWBAT analyze the characters in Beowulf and their motivations by preparing a television interview with the characters.

Complete reading and questions on Commonlit.org "If We Must Die"

Continue Interview with Grendel's Mom Project (see above)

 
10/2-10/3

Goal: SWBAT analyze the characters in Beowulf and their motivations by preparing a television interview with the characters.

Continue Interview with Grendel's Mom Project (see above)

 
9/28-9/29 

Goal: SWBAT assess their comprehension after reading “Grendel’s Mother” and prepare a television interview with the character.

Quiz on Beowulf Part 1 (vocabulary, reading so far, and characters)

Interview with Grendel's Mom Project: Interview With Grendel’s Mother.docx

 
9/26-9/27 

Goal: SWBAT understand and explore literary devices such as alliteration and caesura and assess their comprehension while reading “Grendel’s Mother”

Read & complete study guide for "Grendel's Mother":Beowulf- Grendel's Mother.pdf

Review for quiz on vocabulary, reading so far, and characters

Review for quiz!!!!!! 
9/20-9/25 

Goal:SWBAT understand and explore literary devices such as alliteration and caesura and assess their comprehension while reading “The Battle with Grendel”

Review Anglo-Saxon literary devices:Beowulf Literary Devices.pdf

Read & complete study guide for "The Battle with Grendel":Beowulf- The Battle with Grendel.pdf

Creative writing assignment "Battle Poem": BeowulfCreativeWritingProject.pdf

 
9/18-9/19

GOAL:SWBAT understand the elements of an epic and recognize shared characteristics of a hero through different cultures throughout our reading.

Continue reading "Beowulf" Beowulf- Beowulf.pdf

Complete study guide

Write your own heroic résumé 

 
9/14-9/15

GOAL:SWBAT understand the elements of an epic and recognize shared characteristics of a hero through different cultures throughout our reading.

Scop Activity/discussion

Character Chart-Beowulf character chart.docx

Beowulf vocabulary:Beowulf Vocabulary.pptx Vocab.docx 

Beowulf Study Guide- Beowulf Study Guide.docx

Begin reading Beowulf "Grendel"-Beowulf- Grendel.pdf

Complete vocab sentences
9/12-9/13

GOAL: SWBAT understand the elements of an epic and explore the use of literary devices such as kennings. 

Understand background knowledge on The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods Historical Background- The Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Periods.pdf

Read pgs 28-29 "The Epic" The Epic (Text).pdf Characteristics of an epic hero.pdf

Complete "The Epic" guide for pages 28-29 above:The Epic.pdf

"What is a kenning?" Assignment:KENNINGS.pdf

Finish Kenning web if not done in class 
9/8-9/11

GOAL: SWBAT illustrate their understanding of their chosen summer reading book by considering the presented sources to recognize the connecting themes.

SUMMER READING!

Read article, answer questions & discuss

Complete summer reading presentations

 

9/6-9/7

A   -   B            

GOAL: SWBAT gain an understanding of the course requirements for the year and work cooperatively with their classmates to build a community.

Introduction to English Language Arts III

Syllabus:  LA III Syllabus.pdf

Get to know each other ice breakers :)

Letter to yourself

Discuss SUMMER READING!

Signed syllabus

Summer reading

 

 

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