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     Erie High Royals

    Classes I am teaching this school year:

    • English 9, English 9 Honors, and English 11
    • Extra Help Afternoon: Wednesday, but if a student asks, I'm just about always available during my prep time or after school Monday through Thursday.
    • Email: hshader@eriesd.org

     

    Here's what's happening this week in my classes:

    English 11

    2/18/19

    Learning Targets

    Today’s learning will first focus on Othello In-context vocabulary.

    • I can identify context clues for in-context vocabulary words.
    • I can write original sentences that show I know the vocabulary words’ parts of speech, at least.
    • I can explain how the vocabulary words add to their sentences’ meanings.

     

             Do Now: Compare your homework with a partner. Decide whose sentences are best for each word.

             Vocabulary homework check, quiz, and review

     

    Homework: Conduct the in-context vocabulary instructions for the second 5 words of Othello In-Context Vocabulary INCLUDING ORIGINAL SENTENCES.  EXPECT ANOTHER QUIZ ON ALL 10 WORDS.

     

     

    Again, what I want to see on your slip of paper for the vocabulary quiz:

          

         First and Last Name

     

    1.   C    v

    2.          B    v

    3.  A    n

    4.  E    adj

    5.  D    adj

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Othello           1st Vocabulary Quiz                       English 11

    Match the vocabulary words to their dictionary definitions by writing the letter of the correct definition next to the number of each word.  Also, write “n”, “v”, adj, or “adv” after the letter of the definition to indicate the word’s part of speech.

     

    def pos

    ___ ___ 1. lascivious                      A. to mislead, to tell falsehoods, to lie

    ___ ___ 2. delude                            B. to charm, to attract with slyness or trickery

    ___ ___ 3. beguile                           C. to plot with others for a deceitful or illegal purpose

    ___ ___ 4. tempest                          D. lustful, driven by sexual desires

    ___ ___ 5. conspire                         E. a strong storm with violent winds

     

     

     

    Learning Targets

    Today’s learning will focus on Othello, Act III-IV

    • I can explain the conflicts, plot details and characterization of this act.
    • I can scan the iambic pentameter/blank verse.
    • I can explain Shakespeare’s use of figurative language and other poetic concepts.
    • I can identify theme topics in Othello and events/situations related to them.

     

    Activities:

             Do Now: Compare your homework with a partner’s. Identify differences and decide whose responses are best.                                                                                                                                    

             Act II-III Text Dependent Questions Review

             Theme topics discussion/notes

             Students actively read/view Act III-IV.                                                     

             Ticket Out the Door: Choose one of Othello’s theme topics we’ve discussed and identify at least one event/situation related to it.                           

     

     

    2/19/19 or 2/20/19

    Learning Targets

    Today’s learning will first focus on Othello In-context vocabulary.

    • I can identify context clues for in-context vocabulary words.
    • I can write original sentences that show I know the vocabulary words’ parts of speech, at least.
    • I can explain how the vocabulary words add to their sentences’ meanings.

     

             Do Now: Compare your homework with a partner. Decide whose sentences are best for each word.

             Vocabulary homework check, quiz, and review

     

    Homework: Conduct the in-context vocabulary instructions for the second 5 words of Othello In-Context Vocabulary INCLUDING ORIGINAL SENTENCES.  EXPECT ANOTHER QUIZ ON ALL 10 WORDS.

     

     

    Again, what I want to see on your slip of paper for the vocabulary quiz:

          

         First and Last Name

     

    1.   H    v

    2.  B    v

    3.  A    n

    4.  I    adj

    5.  F    adj

    6.  E    n

    7.  D    n

    8.   C    adv

    9.   G   n

    10.                J    v

     

     

     

     

     

    Othello           2nd Vocabulary Quiz                       English 11

    Match the vocabulary words to their dictionary definitions by writing the letter of the correct definition next to the number of each word.  Also, write “n”, “v”, adj, or “adv” after the letter of the definition to indicate the word’s part of speech.

     

    def pos

    ___ ___ 1. lascivious                      A. to mislead, to tell falsehoods, to lie

    ___ ___ 2. delude                            B. to charm, to attract with slyness or trickery

    ___ ___ 3. beguile                           C. to plot with others for a deceitful or illegal purpose

    ___ ___ 4. tempest                          D. lustful, driven by sexual desires

    ___ ___ 5. conspire                         E. a strong storm with violent winds

    ___ ___ 6. credulous                      F. an official command or instruction

    ___ ___ 7. reproach                                    G. morally objectionable behavior

    ___ ___ 8. iniquity                           H. gullible, easily fooled

    ___ ___ 9. mandate                         I. criticism; to criticize

    ___ ___ 10. peril                              J. danger

     

     

    Learning Target

    Today’s learning will also focus on Othello, Act IV & V

    • I can explain the conflicts, plot details and characterization of this act.
    • I can explain Shakespeare’s use of figurative language and other poetic concepts.
    • I can explain this play’s themes.

     

    Activities:

             Do Now: Compare your homework with a partner’s. Identify differences and decide whose responses are best.

             Othello Active Reading Activities

             Continue/Complete Othello Active Viewing                                          

             Act IV & V Text Dependent Questions Review

             Othello Performance Tasks introduction (choose 1)

     

     

    2/21/19 or 2/22/19

    Learning Targets

    Today’s learning will first focus on Othello In-context vocabulary.

    • I can identify context clues for in-context vocabulary words.
    • I can write original sentences that show I undertand the vocabulary words’ meanings.
    • I can explain how the vocabulary words add to their sentences’ meanings.

     

             Do Now: Compare your homework with a partner. Decide whose sentences are best for each word.

             Vocabulary homework check, quiz, and review

     

    Homework: Write sentences for the 5 vocabulary words you understand the leastUSAGE QUIZ NEXT CLASS

     

     

    Again, what I want to see on your slip of paper for the vocabulary quiz:

          

         First and Last Name

     

    1.   H    v

    2.  B    v

    3.  A    n

    4.  I    adj

    5.  F    adj

    6.  E    n

    7.  D    n

    8.   C    adv

    9.   G   n

    10.                J    v

     

     

     

     

     

    Othello           3rd Vocabulary Quiz                       English 11

    Match the vocabulary words to their dictionary definitions by writing the letter of the correct definition next to the number of each word.  Also, write “n”, “v”, adj, or “adv” after the letter of the definition to indicate the word’s part of speech.

     

    def pos

    ___ ___ 1. beguile                           A. danger

    ___ ___ 2. conspire                         B. criticism; to criticize

    ___ ___ 3. credulous                      C. gullible, easily fooled

    ___ ___ 4. delude                            D. morally objectionable behavior

    ___ ___ 5. iniquity                           E. an official command or instruction

    ___ ___ 6. lascivious                      F. a strong storm with violent winds

    ___ ___ 7. mandate                         G. lustful, driven by sexual desires

    ___ ___ 8. peril                                 H. to plot with others for a deceitful or illegal purpose

    ___ ___ 9. reproach                                    I. to charm, to attract with slyness or trickery

    ___ ___ 10. tempest                        J. to mislead, to tell falsehoods, to lie

     

     

    Learning Target

    Today’s learning will also focus on the Othello Performance Tasks.

    • I can show I know important plot details of this play.
    • I can use figurative language and other poetic concepts.
    • I can explain this play’s themes of envy and jealousy.

     

    Activities:

             Do Now #2: Read the Othello Performance Tasks. Choose one and begin prewriting.    

             Othello Performance Task writing

     

    English 9

    2/18/19

    Learning Target

    Today’s learning will first focus on vocabulary development.

    • I can define vocabulary words, including their parts of speech.
    • I can explain how the vocabulary words add to their sentences’ meanings.
    • I can write original sentences that show I know the vocabulary words’ meanings.

     

             Do Now: A last look at your vocabulary words would be a great idea.

             “The Possibility of Evil” Vocabulary Test & Review

             If you finish early and have nothing else to do, you can preread "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

    Learning Target

    Today’s learning will also focus on the short story elements.

    • I can apply the short story elements to specific story details.

     

             Review for Short Stories objective test (Open book and open note) NEXT CLASS

             Short Story Elements Worksheet—DUE AT THE START OF NEXT CLASS IF NOT COMPLETED TODAY.

     

             Enrichment activities and videos

     

     2/20/19

    Learning Target: Today’s learning will focus upon this short story unit’s content and concepts.

    • I can show I know the short stories’ important plot details and concepts.

     

             Short Stories objective test (Open book and open note) and review, time permitting

             If you finish early and have nothing else to do, you can preread "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

     

    Learning Target: Today’s learning will also focus on background information about the memoir story “Daughter of Invention”.

     

             Do Now:

    • Read the news summary about Syria.
    • Discuss the following question with a partner: Should the U.S. have intervened to help the people of Syria when this was happening? Why or why not?
    • Write your response in your notebook.

             Do Now discussion

             Preread / Actively Read "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

     

    2/22/19

             Do Now:

    • Review the news summary about Syria that you received last class.
    • Discuss the following question with a partner: Could anything like that ever happen here? Why or why not?
    •  Write your response in your notebook.

     

             Do Now discussion

             Historical Overview Activity: The Trujillo Regime of the Dominican Republic and the Gaddhafi Regime of Libya.

             Begin actively reading "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

             Ticket Out the Door: Write a prediction.

     

    Homework: First 5 words of “Daughter of Invention” In-context Vocabulary, as per the usual. QUIZ NEXT CLASS

     

    English 9 Honors

    2/18/19

    Learning Target

    Today’s learning will first focus on vocabulary development.

    • I can define vocabulary words, including their parts of speech.
    • I can explain how the vocabulary words add to their sentences’ meanings.
    • I can write original sentences that show I know the vocabulary words’ meanings.

     

             Do Now: A last look at your vocabulary words would be a great idea.

             Short Stories Vocabulary Test & Review

             If you finish early and have nothing else to do, you can preread "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

             Block 4B only: Enrichment activities and videos

     

    2/19 or 2/20/19

    Learning Target: Today’s learning will focus upon this short story unit’s content and concepts.

    • I can show I know the short stories’ important plot details and concepts.

     

             Short Stories objective test (Open book and open note) and review, time permitting

             If you finish early and have nothing else to do, you can preread "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

     

    Learning Target: Today’s learning will also focus on background information about the memoir story “Daughter of Invention”.

     

             Do Now:

    • Read the news summary about Syria.
    • Discuss the following question with a partner: Should the U.S. have intervened to help the people of Syria when this was happening? Why or why not?
    • Write your response in your notebook.

             Do Now discussion

             Preread / Actively Read "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

     

     

    2/21 or 2/22/19

             Do Now:

    • Review the news summary about Syria that you received last class.
    • Discuss the following question with a partner: Could anything like that ever happen here? Why or why not?
    •  Write your response in your notebook.

     

             Do Now discussion

             Historical Overview Activity: The Trujillo Regime of the Dominican Republic and the Gaddhafi Regime of Libya.

             Begin actively reading "Daughter of Invention" p 663-674.

             Ticket Out the Door: Write a prediction.

     

    Homework: “Daughter of Invention” In-context Vocabulary, as per the usual. QUIZ NEXT CLASS