Monday-Lit Circles

  1. Narrative Essay corrections: First complete the following form so I can find your Edublog. Tags do not always work! Form for Edublog links
  2. Literature Circle Books: We begin tomorrow. Please give me your top 3 books as I need to make groups of four (plus one group of five). Form for choosing top three books
  3. No Red Ink quiz on connecting clauses
  4. Parallelism- Grammar Bytes
  5. Lit Circle Literature Circles

Thursday- Finish off presentations+ study time

  1. Finish off presentations
  2. Ask questions of the other group so you KNOW these poems
  3. Test tomorrow will be on these poems AND “Yet Do I Marvel”. I will give you the poetry terminology sheet so you can remember the types of poems and other terms we have not gone over.
  4. No Red Ink quiz on connecting clauses with THAMO’s and colons AND beginning a sentence with THAMO’s.

Tuesday- A bunch of things….

  1. No Red Ink- Using THAMOs at the beginning of a sentence and reviewing the connecting of sentences with semicolons and colons
  2. Watch another PechaKucha for inspiration AND sign up for a presentation date
  3. READ all the poems in your package and start analyzing. The other groups will go into more detail tomorrow.
  4. Choose a Lit circle book
  5. Use the rest of the block to finish your poster. Be sure to check how it will be assessed!!!!

Friday- work on poem analysis

  1. Friday- work on poem with your group
  2. Monday- finish up the analysis after a review on the analysis of “Yet Do I Marvel” to understand the holistic style of poetry analysis and answering inquiry questions.
  3. Read the other poems to prepare for the presentations and test on Wednesday
  4. Tuesday- students present their poems to the class
  5. Wednesday- Test on poetic devices, “Yet Do I Marvel”, and the other poems that were presented in class.
  6. Ghazal, After Ferguson
  7. I Look at the World
  8. Bent to the Earth
  9. Helen Betty Osborne