Friday, November 22, 2019

Rally Day then Thanksgiving!!

Objective:  The students will discuss their research projects as they pertain to their reading.

1.  Work on Project details.

2.  You should finish your book over break.  Next check is:  December 6.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

One more day... We can do this!

Objective:  The students will discuss "The Weight..."

1.  Get out your TTSTCANDI:  I want to see it.  And if you don't have a UT, I will not sign my beautiful signature.

2.  MC Poetry "Spring."  Try hard!  The real one is coming!!

3.  Reading Check tomorrow if I am here.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

It Is Finally Fall!

Objective:  The students will analyze a great poem about Life (and picking fruit).

1.  Let's go over the tone terms (and get checked off)

2.  TTSTCANDI "The Weight of Sweetness."

3.  Reading Test is Friday (if you ditch, you will not be able to make up the test).

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Terms Day

Objective:  The students will define terms needed for this week's poem analysis.

1.  Discuss "She Dwelt..." and let me check it off.

2.  Complete Tone Terms and Lit Terms.  Due tomorrow.

Read Frankenstein and Handmaid's

Monday, November 18, 2019

Thanks to all of you who partcicpated in (and went to) Powder Puff. It was fun.

Objective:  The students will analyze a great poem.

1.  Get out your Chapter Outlines for my credit for being done.

2.  Discuss the chapter information.

3.  TTSTCANDI poem 1.  "She Dwelt..."

4.  Reading Check Numb er 2 is Friday.  Another test on the reading.  You don't want another bad grade!

Friday, November 15, 2019

Powder Puff Tonight: Good Luck to everyone partcipating! Have fun!

Objective:  The students will complete the next two outlines on Figurative Language for Monday.

1.  Complete Chapter Outlines on Fig. Lang for Perrine's Poetry Packet 2.

Also:  I know that some of you are not reading.  The test/essay at the end for you all will be brutal.  And grade destruction right before Christmas.  

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Happy Thursday People!

Objective:  The students will discuss imagery and the basics of figurative language.

1.  Go over your outlines.  Get them out so that I can see them done.

2.  Our first Poetry MC Practice.

Are you reading you Frankenstein and Handmaid's?  Next week Section 2 is due!

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Good Morning Seniors.

Objective:  The students will complete two chapter outlines for class discussion tomorrow.

1.  Put together in order Perrine's Poetry Packet 1 and turn in.

2.  Get Perrine's Poetry Packet II Cover Sheet.

3.  Complete the first two chapter outlines.  Due tomorrow.  Unless you are not working.  Then now!

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

How is the reading going?

Objective:  The students will discuss the first reading section of their books.

1.  Get out your close read book.

2.  Get a test.  Complete it.  You can use your book.

3.  Get into book groups and discuss the reading.  What are you seeing?  What are some emerging UTs?  How is the author developing them?

4.  How id the UCR project going?

5.  Next Reading Section Due Nov. 22 (close reading and test)

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Last Poem of Poetry Packet 1

Objective:  The students will discuss Mirror and then analyze the last poem in this packet.

1.  Discuss Mirror

2.  "Kitchenette Building"

Sub tomorrow.  My old student.  A very sweet young lady.  Be good.

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Poem 2

Objective:  The students will discuss Out Out and then look at a new poem called Mirror.

1.  Allusion NOtes

2.  Discuss Out Out

3.  TTSTCANDI Mirror

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Good Morning! How is Handmaid's? Have you looked up the meanings of the names?

Objective:  The students will discuss poetry and how to approach it.  Then they will read one and TTSTCANDI it for tomorrow's discussion.

1.  Chapter 1 and 2 outline and terms sheets from the back folder.

2.  Discuss outlines and my Power Points.

3.  Close Read "Out, Out" and TTSTCANDI.

Monday, November 04, 2019

I hope you had a great weekend! Many of you had a nice three day one! :)

Objective:  The students will outline the next chapter and complete terms so that we can read our first poem tomorrow.

1.  If you were here Friday, turn in your completed outline and terms for 10 points.  If you were not here, grab the Perrine's Poetry Unit 1 Cover Sheet.  You have lots to do today.  No you don't get an extra day!  You decided to take the day off.

2.  Complete the chapter outline for the second poetry chapter as well as the tone terms.

Friday, November 01, 2019

Congratulations. You have completed the initial prose units... Now on to Poetry!

Objective:  The students will outline a chapter and define some terms.

1.  Get your corrected work.  Or it goes in the trash.  And I will have a 100 point folder check on Monday.

2.  Get the Perrine's Poetry 1 Cover Sheet.

3.  Outline Chapter 1 "What is Poetry" and define tone terms for Monday.

Have a great weekend. Oregon vs USC tomorrow. I will be sitting in the Oregon section!!