Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Objective: Students will be able to identify all poetic devices in two GREAT poems.

1. Share and turn in your news event poem.
2. Go over yesterday's handout: "First Lesson"
3. "Boy with His Hair Cut Short" handout
4. Book Report is only homework of the week. Get 'er done!

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Objective: Students will analyze two poems.

1. Good Moerning
2. "First Lesson" handout
3. Complete News Eevnt Poem
4. Book Report Due Friday. NO LATE PAPERS. No Excuse. Will not grade a late one!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Objective: Students will write a poem from a recent news article.

1. CAT6 #30
2. Turn in CAT6 Packet 21-30
3. Go over and turn in Analogies Handout.
4. Elegy assignment. Page 472-476
5. Finish Night tonight. Haiku due Friday. Test tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Objective: Students will discuss two poem analysis and review word analogies by completing a class activity.

1. CAT6 #29
2. Night Chapters 6-7 Quiz
3. Discuss poem handout from yesterday.
4. Analogy Handout5. Chapter 8 Night tonight

Monday, May 19, 2008

Objective: Students will analyze two poems and identify all poetic devices.

1. Good Morning Everyone!!! CAT6 #28
2. "Fast Car" and "State Fair" Poster Presentations
3. Poetry handout: "Ex-Basketball Player"
4. Read Chp. 7 and write haiku.

Friday, May 16, 2008

Objective: Students will watch a 30 minute video called "A Teenager's Experience" and note the similarities between Night and the teen's story.

1. Video
2. Read Chapter 6 tonight.


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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Objective: Students will complete analysis of 4 poems using the interactive reader.

1. Get your interactive reader.
2. Complete pages 224-235.
3. Read Chapter 5 of Night. Complete Haiku for chapter.

Book Report due on May 30th. Warren is starting to grade Man is Evil project... finally.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Objective: The students will discuss poem analysis posters and write original haikus for each chapter of Night.

1. CAT6 #27
2. Poem Posters (Goodbye Earl and Big Bad John)
3. Night Haiku intro and write one for Chps. 1-3
4. Night Chp. 4

Book Report (The Last one) due May 30. NO LATE PAPERS

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Objective: Students will complete Night Chapter 2 Study Guide and share Story Song Analysis.

1. CAT6 #26
2. Chapter 1-2 Quiz
3. Story Songs Presentations (Last Kiss and Never Again)
4. Chapter 2 Study Guide
5. Read Chapter 3

Monday, May 12, 2008

Objective: Students will read, analyze and write a prose poem.

1. CAT6 #25
2. Discuss and turn in Night Chp. 1 Assignment.
3. Read "A Storm in the Mountains" page 459
4. Complete Prose Poem assignment.
5. Read Chp. 2 of Night

Friday, May 09, 2008

Objective: Students will write about the first chapter of Night and discuss with a the important events of the exposition.

1. CAT6 #24
2. Chapter 1 Handout.
3. Complete group poster for presentation on Monday.

No reading tonight. Have a great weekend!

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Objective: Students will analyze poems that have the same literary elements as stories.

1. CAT6 #23
2. Poetry Notes
3. Group Activity
4. Homework: Night Chp. 1 (2000 point quiz tomorrow)

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Objective: Students will check out our last novel and watch an introductory video.

1. Get ID, go to library and get Night.
2. Night Intro Video.

We begin Night Tomorrow.

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Objective: Students will PASS the District Writing Test.

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1. Writing Hints
2. Write Essay
3. Bring ID Card Tomorrow to get Night.

Monday, May 05, 2008

Objective: Students will read story and pre-write essay for the District Writing Test. This is 1/2 of your final for the semester. SO WRITE WELL!!

1. Get both the writing prompt and story.\
2. Read the prompt completely.
3. Read the story. Active Read if necessary. Try to figure out a theme for it as you read.
4. Pre-write your essay.
5. Turn in both sheets. You can't take them home.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Objective: The Students will read a parable and identify its symbolism. Then they will write one of their own.

1. Review notes on alegory and parables.
2. Read The Parable of the Good Samaritan and complete worksheet.
3. Write your own parable and share.
4. Last book report due May 30.