Category Archives: English 10

Monday May 16th-Friday May 20th 2022

Good Morning!

Today (and this week is a bit of a work week):  On Tuesday May 17th, we will have a Literature Circle Discussion. Please ensure you know your reading section and role you are responsible for your group.

*Silent Reading (if you have not yet finished reading your novel).

*Tic Tac Toe Novel Project:  Due May 24th, 2022

*Spoken Word:  Due and Performed May 26th and 27th 2022

*Friday Writes Best Copy and Portfolio:  Due June 3rd, 2022

Friday May 12th, 2022

Good Morning,

*Silent Reading

*Friday Writes:

  • Sometimes people are unable to control the directions of their own lives
  • The important things in life endure over time.
  • Risks
  • Hope

In addition, the Friday Writes Best Copy and Portfolio will be due on June 3rd, 2022.  Here is the document that will guide you through this.  If you have been keeping up with your writes, this should only be a matter of editing your best copy.

Assignments to continue to work on:

  1.  Tic Tac Toe Novel Project
  2. Characterization Chart
  3. Spoken Word

Thursday May 12th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*Literature Circle Discussions:  make sure your roles are ready!  When you are done your discussion:

a)  Make sure you know your reading section for Tuesday’s discussion

b)  Make sure you know your role for Tuesday’s discussion

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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*Tic Tac Toe Project

 

Wednesday May 11th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*No Red Ink:  Conclusion Paragraphs and Counter Argument Paragraphs

-Spoken Word

 

*Word Play Activity: Let’s hear some of the synonyms you all came up with!

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spoken-word-rant-or-this-i-believe-worksheet

*Narrow down your topic for what you will write about…

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitity

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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Tuesday May 10th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*Literature Circle Discussions:  make sure your roles are ready!  When you are done your discussion:

a)  Make sure you know your reading section for Thursday’s discussion

b)  Make sure you know your role for Thursday’s discussion

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitiy

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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Monday May 9th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*Head’s Up:  Reminder that you will have a Literature Circle Discussion Tomorrow

-Spoken word criteria:  We will have some overlap in our units due to timing –but I wanted you to have enough time to work on this.

The first document below is an old document but there are a few things I would like to talk to you about regarding spoken word.

secondary-public-speaking

poetry-slam-and-performing-poetry

spoken-word-rant-or-this-i-believe-worksheet

Sarah Key

“Jellyfish”

“Hands”

“When Love Arrives”

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitiy

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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*Word Play Activity

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Thursday May 5th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Pro-D Day on Friday!

*Silent Reading

*Literature Circle Discussion:  hopefully your role sheet is complete and ready to go! When you are done your discussion, make sure you know the following:

a)  Reading section for our next discussion on Tuesday.

b)  Role for next Tuesday

c) Peer Review:  document below.

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*Characterization Chart

*Tic Tac Toe Project

Tuesday May 3rd, 2022

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*Literature Circle Discussions:  Please make sure your role sheets are complete and ready to go. After your discussion you need to coordinate with your group:

a)  The reading section you will complete for Thursday’s discussion

b)  Your role that you will complete for Thursday’s discussion

c)  A Self-Assessment of your participation in the discussion.  You will be uploading this assessment to TEAMS today.

*Characterization Charts:  you have time to work on this chart and add more characters….