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Weekly Plan 12/11-12/15

Monday:
Do Now (Journal #35) and (Final Journal Check: Standard W10 Routine Writing)
Introduce Essay Structure PowerPoint
What is a Hook?
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Rank hook sentences from past portfolios
Write one hook sentence for each of the 5 styles (Standard RI 2: Craft and Structure)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now
Introduce remainder of introduction paragraphs
Summary/Background discussion
What is a Thesis?
 
Thursday:
Do Now
Thesis racing game
Thesis practice homework (Standard RI 2: Craft and Structure)
 
Friday:
Do Now
Summarize intro paragraphs
Class community building activity
 
Have a great Winter Break!

Weekly Plan 12/4-12/8

Monday:
Do Now (Journal #33) (and Journal Check: Standard UNLOCK C)
 
Collect Vocabulary Homework (Standard L4: Word Meanings)
Vocabulary Posters (Standard L4: Word Meanings)
Study Guide for Vocabulary Quiz
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Vocabulary Quiz (Standard L4: Word Meanings)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now
Read "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal #34)
Finish "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
Summary of "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
 
Friday:
Do Now
Essay Structure PowerPoint
Hook Writing Discussion

Weekly Plan 11/27-12/1

Monday:
Do Now (Journal #29)
Work on The House on Mango Street books
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Finish The House on Mango Street books (and end of unit)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal #30)
Introduction to Social Media unit
Vocabulary Squares for "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
 
Thursday:
Do Now
Finish Vocabulary Squares
Dissect intro paragraph to "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
 
Friday:
Do Now:
Read and annotate "Teenage Social Media Butterflies"
Healy Says, I Say --> In left column, summarize author's main points. In right column, agree or disagree with reasoning.
 

Weekly Plan 11/3-11/7

Monday: 
Do Now 
Review comma rules 1 and 2
Independent vs. Dependent Clauses lecture
Independent vs. Dependent Clauses worksheet
 
Tuesday:
Do Now (Journal #26) and Journal Check 21-25
Review comma rules 3, 4, and 5
Commas in Dates worksheet
 
Wednesday:
Do Now
Review comma rules 6 and 7
Commas in quotes lecture
 
Thursday:
Do Now
Review comma rules 8 and 9
"Comma chameleon" game
 
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY
 

Weekly Plan 10/23-10/27

Monday:
Benchmark Day 1 (Literary Texts)
 
Tuesday:
Benchmark Day 2 (Listen/Interpret)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal #21) and Journal Check (Standard: W10 Routine Writing)
Read and review "Choose Your Own" Vignette Prompt
Read The House on Mango Street
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal #22)
Continue Reading The House on Mango Street
Complete Brainstorm - back of prompt - for "Choose Your Own" (Standard W4: Writing Organization)
 
Friday:
Do Now (Journal #23)
Write "Choose Your Own"
 

Weekly Plan 10/16-10/20

Monday:
Do Now
Walk around Pomona, Brainstorm ideas for "Those Who Don't"
 
Tuesday:
Do Now (Journal #18) 
Read sample vignette for "Those Who Don't"
Write your own: "Those Who Don't" (Standard W 3: Writing Narratives)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal #19)
Peer edit for "Those Who Don't"
Stereotyping article and annotation
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal #20)
Revise "Those Who Don't"
 
Friday:
HAMLET

Weekly Plan 10/2-10/6

Monday:
Do Now
Figurative Language Quiz
 
Tuesday:
Do Now (Journal Entry #14)
Guest lesson from Ms. Keoshkerian (visiting teacher from Armenia)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal Entry #15)
Read vignette "My Name"
Sketch notes for "My Name"
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal Entry #16)
Write your own version of "My Name"
 
Friday:
NO SCHOOL :(
Pupil-Free Day

Weekly Plan 9/25-9/29

Monday:
Do Now (Journal #13)
Collaborative activity to create figurative language
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Sample vignette for "Hairs"
Write your own: "Hairs" (Standard W 3: Writing Narratives)
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal #14)
Project: Anchor Activity
Students will develop a catchy way to remember one of the following:
1. Figurative vs. Literal
2. Simile vs. Metaphor vs. Personification
3. Alliteration
4. Hyperbole
5. Tone and Mood 
 
Thursday:
Do Now
Work on anchor projects
 
Friday:
Do Now
Present your anchors! (Standard RL 2: Craft and Structure)
Study guide for Figurative Language Quiz

Weekly Plan 9/18-9/22

Monday:
Do Now (And Journal Check 6-10, Standard W 10)
Collect vignette 1: "The House on ___ Street" (Standard W 3: Writing Narratives)
Tone discussion wrap-up
Read "Hairs" vignette
Complete worksheet: Esperanza's mother's description
 
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Figurative Language PowerPoint
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal #11)
Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole Practice
Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole Worksheet (Standard RL 2: Craft and Structure)
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal #12)
Read sample vignette of "Hairs"
Write your own "Hairs" vignette (Standard W 3: Writing Narratives)
 
Friday:
Do Now
Finish writing "Hairs"
 
 
 
 

Weekly Plan 9/11-9-15

Monday:
Do Now
Check Reference Guide annotation (Standard RL 1: Key Ideas and Details)
Read "A House of My Own"
Answer "A House of My Own" Text Dependent Questions - Will be completed for Homework (Standard RL 1: Key Ideas and Details)
 
Tuesday:
Do Now
Review answers to TDQ
Cornell Notes on style of vignettes
Read "The House on Mango Street" vignette
Discuss tones in "The House on Mango Street"
 
Wednesday:
Do Now (Journal Entry #9)
Cornell Notes for stylistic imitation
 
Thursday:
Do Now (Journal Entry #10)
Write your own: "The House on ____ Street" (Standard W 3: Writing Narratives)
 
Friday:
Do Now
Continue writing "The House on _____ Street"
Peer editing discussion and outline