• Students will be able to:

    WEEK 1:

    8/19 Gather information on expectations by discussing procedures and listing supplies for success
    8/20 Recall literary devices by taking notes to prepare for analysis.
    8/21 Learn single paragraph response via notes and models in order to compose their own
    8/22 Write a paragraph by using notes and format to prepare for longer essay response
    8/23 Connect chosen symbol with person by filling out planning sheet to prepare for project.

    WEEK 2:

    8/26 Connect chosen symbol with person by filling out planning sheet to prepare for project. 

    8/27 Recall parts of speech through notes and practice to prepare for diagramming
    8/28 Recall parts of speech through notes and practice to prepare for diagramming.

    8/29 Show mastery of parts of speech by taking a quiz to prepare for sentence analysis.
    8/30 Identify verbs and verb phrases through study of sentence structure to gather deeper meaning.

    WEEK 3:
    9/2 No School
    9/3 Determine use and purpose of action and linking verbs via practice and notes to break down sentences

    9/4 Identify present tense verbs through study of sentence structure

    9/5 Identify progressive tense verbs by analyzing time and number to understand meaning and use.
    9/6 Identify perfect tense verbs by analyzing time and number to understand meaning and use.

    WEEK 4:

    9/9 Show understanding of events in The Outsiders via test so that we can analyze literary devices.
    9/10 Diagram s/v/conj. by drawing out sentences to understand sentence structure
    9/11 Diagram s/v/conj. by drawing out sentences to understand sentence structure.

    9/12 Recognize adverbs and adjectives by highlighting in context to distinguish differences
    9/13 Distinguish between adj. and adv. by highlighting in different colors to show understanding


    WEEK 5:

    9/16 Diagram to show understanding of s/v/conj./adj/adv placement to improve writing skill
    9/17 Diagram to understand placement of s/v/conj/adv/adj to improve writing.

    9/18 Research a 1960s topic by searching websites on computer to better understand themes in the novel.

    9/19 Research a 1960s topic by searching websites on computer to better understand themes in the novel.
    9/20 Gather information about the 1960s via gallery walk to better understand themes in the novel.


    WEEK 6:

    9/23 Recalling prepositional phrases by taking notes and reviewing to understand sentence
    9/24 Diagramming prepositional phrases using notes and models to understand placement
    9/25 Diagram prepositional phrases using notes and models to understand sentence structure.
    9/26 Analyze symbolism and conflict using graphic organizer to understand literary devices in lit.

    9/27 Provide evidence of symbolism and conflict in The Outsiders using graphic organizers

    WEEK 7:
    9/30 Understand direct objects, predicate nominatives, and predicate adjectives by taking notes 
    10/1 Diagram do/pn/pa using notes and models to understand sentence structure
    10/2  Diagram do/pn/pa using notes and models to understand sentence construction.
    10/3 Diagram various sentence structures using notes and models to understand sentence construction
    10/4 Understand essay format by taking notes so that they have a template for essay writing.

    WEEK 8:
    10/7 Identify text evidence by taking notes and practicing in order to use text evidence in essays.
    10/8 Evaluate text evidence for efficacy by practicing with model texts to help them in their own writing
    10/9 Evaluate text evidence for efficacy by practicing with model texts to help them in their own writing
    10/10 Create papers using MLA Format appropriately by creating their own heading in preparation to write.

    10/11 Write a multi-paragraph essay by following essay format notes and graphic organizer
     

    WEEK 9:

     10/14 No School

     10/15 Complete pre-write using graphic organizer to insure a coherent and well- organized piece

     10/16 Work on rough draft by typing out pre-write ideas fully in prep for final.
     10/17  Show understanding of essay format and text evidence usage by testing skills.

     10/18  Complete rough draft using computer and notes to show growth in writing process.