Week 8 10.01 - 10.05

posted Oct 1, 2012, 8:10 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Oct 5, 2012, 8:50 AM ]
Focus: We are about to get into our second Persuasive writing unit that will last two weeks. Like the last unit, it will involve a rough draft, peer editing, revision, a final draft, and a presentation. Differences are:
  • specific errors to be identified & corrected through editing
  • a presentation that includes at least two pieces of evidence rather than opinion
  • drafts must included one piece of evidence for each supporting claim.
Monday: Let's discuss our next project. CT9 Notes
  • WM: Where is your family from? Are you the first generation, or the second? What has your family historically done (farming? teaching? writing? musicians?)?
  • CN: Common diction errors
    • would of
    • your | you're
    • their | there | theirs
  • HW: Write a one paragraph biography of your own life beginning from where you were born to where you are today. 
Tuesday: CT10 Notes
  • WM
  • Notes: Imagery, Characterize, Symbols
  • In each group, re-read "The Grandfather"
  • Complete questions p.52 TC #4, 5, 7, 9 (this is classwork)
  • HW: Listen and watch "Oranges" and "Gary Soto interview"
  • "Oranges" worksheet
Thursday: No ENG9. R180: Sequences Notes
  • WM: Food sequences
  • Notes: Sequences
  • R180: P. 34 Sequences
  • R180: Rotations. In Small Group: Reading P.36-38
    • Introduce R180 Library Journal Entries (KWL)
Friday: English 9 Quiz 5 | English 9 Packet Due | HW: Jackie Robinson | Book Check
  • 12 Minutes: Prepare for Quiz, Assemble Packet (10.01, 10.02, 10.03/04)
  • Quiz 5 & Book Check & HW Check
  • Correct Quiz
  • Announcements: Midterm, Grades posted next week, Mr. Chow will be out Monday
  • HW: Start reading Jackie Robinson, pg.37. Do TP P.40 1-6. Write answers as a single sentence. 
  • Extra Credit: Write a 5 sentence biography of who Hank Aaron was.