Students will be able to:
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.