Periods 1,5 Today in class we continued to look at concrete poetry- specifically comparing concrete poetry to other genres of writing.
Homework: Read "Kyle's Story" and "Jack the Half With" and complete compare/contrast graphic organizer.
Period 2: Today we had the special opportunity to learn about drama, acting, and art with Ms. Ross.
Homework: Brainstorm your adversity story in outline form.
Period 3: Today we talked about the impact of tone in writing.
Period 6: Today we talked about the impact of figurative language in writing.
Homework: Complete "Jack the Half Wit" graphic organizer.
Quiz on tone, theme, and figurative language on Thursday.
Periods 1,5 Today in class we discussed comparisons between monologue and song- specifically focusing on messages in different genres of writing.
Homework (only for fifth period): Complete independent reading and tracker in workbook.
Period 3: We finished discussing the impact of words on tone within monologue of "Hugo"
Homework: Read Thomas and complete graphic organizer.
Period 6: We finished discussing the impact of figurative language and started to look at impact of tone within monologue of "Taggot."
Homework: Quiz on figurative language, tone, and theme on Thursday.
Periods 1,5: Today in class we continued to practice effective discussions.
Homework: Read independent reading book. Complete reading tracker if you did not complete yesterday.
Period 3: Today we focused on reviewing figurative language and identifying themes in monologues.
Period 6: Today we finished reviewing the impact of word choice on tone of text.
Homework: Complete graphic organizer for "Jacob and Petronella"
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