Period 3: Today we began working in groups to figure out theme, figurative language, and word choice in monologues.
Period 6: We finished working in groups on jigsaw activity
Homework: Complete theme packet for Wednesday's quiz covering theme, figurative language, and word choice/ impact on tone.
Periods 1,5: Today we began quiz covering effective discussion and compare/contrast of texts of differing genres and also compare/contrast audio/visual version of poetry.
Homework: Read 30 minutes and complete independent reading tracker.
Period 2: We continued to compare differing genres of writing with similar themes.
Homework: Compare/Contrast form for Kyle's Story and Jack the Half Wit
Period 3: Today we continued to work on jigsaw looking at specific monologues.
Homework: Jacob and Petronella worksheet. -Quiz Thursday!
Period 6: Today we shared our monologues in small groups.
Homework: Complete quiz review bookmark for tomorrow's quiz on figurative language, impact of word choice on tone, and theme.
Periods 1,5: Today we finished written portion of quiz focusing on comparing and contrasting between audio/visual version of poetry and different genres.
Homework: Read independent reading for 30 minutes.
Period 2: We continued to compare differing genres of writing and started to prepare for class discussion.
Homework: Complete pg. 123 in workbook ("I think" questions)
Period 3: We finished working on text dependent questions for monologues and started reviewing theme.
Homework: Review bookmark for quiz on Thursday covering theme, figurative language, and impact of word choice on tone.
Period 6: We began taking quiz today.
Periods 1,5: - Complete reading tracker. - Complete pgs. 132-133 in workbook to brainstorm for narrative monologue/concrete poem.
Period 2: - Review for quiz on Monday. (workbook pages 112,115, 116, and 125). - Make sure to have pg. 127 completed as well!
Period 3: None (we will finish quiz on Monday)
Period 6: - Read "Advanced English" and complete corresponding workbook pages 99-100
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