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Classwork & Homework
Word Dissection
1/15 Hip Hop Planet Reading & Annotation
1/14 Ibis Poetry Reading
1/11 WD 13
Ibis Response to Literature Poem
1/9 Scarlet Ibis & Imagery Test.
1/8 Imagery/Symbolism in "The Scarlet Ibis" (315)
1/7 Introduction to Imagery
12/18-20 Final Exams
12/17 Final Exam Study Session
12/17 Study for Final Exam
12/13 Zoomorphism Poem
12/12 Submit Journal, Turn in Pi
12/11 IRP Works Cited Support, Spirit Animal Poem, Study for Final
12/10 "The Tyger"
12/6 Life of Pin RTL
11/5 Independent Reading Project.
12/4 Life of Pi Plot Discussion
12/3 Life Of Pi Plot Analysis
11/29 Pi Spirit Animal
11/28 Independent Reading Project Catch Up
11/27 Pi Characterization Discussion.
11/26 Life of Pi Indirect Characterization Study
11/16 Word Dissection 10
11/15 Marigolds Characterization Campfire
11/14Marigolds Narration and Indirect Characterization Study
11/13 Introduction to Characterization & Narration Review
11/9 Independent Reading Project Essay
11/8 Life of Pi Theme Campfire
11/7 Incorporating / Embedding Textual Evidence
11/6 Descriptive Essay Analysis
11/5 Life of Pi Reading Test
10/29-11/2 Life of Pi Reading
10/26 Life of Pi Anticipation Guide
10/25 Submit Descriptive Essay, Book Exchange, Word Dissection 8
10/24 Descriptive Essay Review
10/23 Descriptive Essay Writing
10/22 Descriptive Essay Outlining
10/18-19 Descriptive Essay Prewriting
10/15-17 Of Mice and Men Dramatic Presentation
10/12 Independent Reading Project Meeting & Word Dissection 7
10/11 Of Mice and Men Social-Inequality Call to Action
10/9 Of Mice and Men Crises Discovery Foldable
10/8 Literary Issue Research & Timed Writing Outline
10/4 Independent Reading Project Meeting & Word Dissection 6
10/3 Theme, Plot, Narration and Response to Literature Test.
10/2 Of Mice and Men Narration Research Foldable
October One! Of Mice and Men Narration Discussion
9/28 Independent Reading Project Meeting & Word Dissection 5
9/27 Of Mice and Men Theme Response to Literature
9/26 Response to Literature Review and Revision.
9/25 Of Mice and Men Theme Discussion.
9/24 Of Mice and Men Exam
9/20-21 Of Mice and Men
9/19 "Of Mice and Men"
9/17-18
9/14 "The Sniper" Response to Literature
9/13 "Sniper" Plot Analysis Discussion
9/12 Independent Reading Project Meeting & Word DIssection
9/11 Study Theme Via "The Sniper" by Liam O’Flaherty
9/10 Introduction to Plot Elements
9/7 Word Dissection & Theme Review & Independent Reading Project
9/7 Word Dissection & Theme Review
9/6 Introduction to Theme
9/5 Undercover Parent Essay & Remediation.
9/4 TUSD Fall Checkpoint: ELA Grade 9
8/31 Undercover Parent Timed Writing Essay Submission
8/30 Undercover Parent Essay Review
8/29 Socio-Emotional Learning Via Writing Guidelines
8/28 Timed Writing / Undercover Parent Essay
8/27 Undercover Parent Essay: Annotation, Outline, First Draft
8/24 Go Big Red Presentations Principal DeCastillo
8/23 Word Dissection 1 & Independent Reading Project Sign-Up
8/22 Timed Writing / Argumentative Essay Outline
8/21 Paraphrasing and Online Annotation
8/20 Reading, Annotation & Rhetorical Analysis
8/17 Course Inquiry & Word Dissection
8/16 Timed Writing Diagnostic
8/15 Welcome Back to School
8/14 Class Introduction Vocabulary and Guidelines
Monday before school starts.