Freshman Academy Ninth Grade

Ms. Emily Quinn

English 9

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CURRENT WEEK:

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MONDAY

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THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 30 Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 3 Dec. 4

Computer Lab 248- Finding Modern Mythology Connections

Mythology Worksheets

(Work in class, finish for homework)

Correct Mythology Worksheets

War Story Background Listening and Sequencing  Activities

Watch The Trojan War (Beginning portion of The Odyssey

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Remember to get your materials for class!  We will be using them for graded work!

Freshmen Findings (1, 2, & 4) due Monday!

MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
Sept. 14 Sept. 15 Sept. 16 Sept. 17 Sept. 18
Freshmen Findings Due (Entries 1, 2, and 4)

Computer Lab 248-

Find an article on someone that has overcome an obstacle/dealt with change

Take notes on it (annotate) and be ready to present it to the class on Tuesday

 

Group presentations on article, focusing on how the examples in the articles were able to overcome their obstacle and deal with change

Begin reading Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens by Spencer Johnson

Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens

Begin Paraphrasing worksheet

Understanding the metaphors in the story

What is your cheese?

Archetype worksheet

Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens

Freshmen Findings Week 2 Due

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Sept. 21

Sept. 22

Sept. 23

Sept. 24

Sept. 25

Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens

Finish reading Who Moved My Cheese? for Teens

Library

Book selection

 

What is a blog?

Computer Lab 248-

Setting up blogs

Independently Reading

Freshmen Findings Week 3 Due

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Spirit Week!

Picture Day on Monday and Tuesday!

Library Orientation Monday through Wednesday, report directly to the library

Fall Foliage Festival/Parade this weekend!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Sept. 28

Sept. 29

Sept. 30

Oct. 1

Oct. 2

Library Orientation Library Orientation

 

Library Orientation Computer Lab 248-

Writing First Reading Blog!

Independently Reading

Freshmen Findings Week 4 Due

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

End of 5 weeks on Friday!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Oct. 5 Oct. 6 Oct. 7 Oct. 8 Oct. 9
Computer Lab-

Reading Blog

    Blog Post Worksheet Due

Freshmen Findings Week 5 Due

No School

(for students)

Conference Day

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

No School on Monday!

HS Parent Conferences on Thursday night (3:30-8:00)

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Oct. 12 Oct. 13 Oct. 14 Oct. 15 Oct. 16

No School

Columbus Day

   

Blog Post due on Internet

  Freshmen Findings Week 6 Due

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HS Parent Conferences on Wednesday night (3:30-8:00)

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Oct. 19 Oct. 20 Oct. 21 Oct. 22 Oct. 23

Computer Lab 248-

Finish vocabulary terms

 

Begin reading and annotating parallel text, "The Bridge" and apply what you know about Rites of Passage (due Wednesday for class)

Quiz on "Through the Tunnel"  

Station Activity Connecting "Through the Tunnel" and "The Bridge"

 

Annotations Due!

Station Activity on "The Bridge", using roles from Freshmen Findings Independent Reading Day

Miss Picalila's last day :(

Freshmen Findings Week 7 Due

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Community Halloween Parade on Saturday

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Oct. 26 Oct. 27 Oct. 28 Oct. 29 Oct. 30

Computer Lab 248- Write own Right of Passage Story, being sure to use the setting, develop your characters, and use at least one symbol

Continue writing story

Plot Line/Pictures Elements of a short story/Making Revisions to RoP story

(Annotating Article, Reading Chow's "Jade Peony")

Reading Chow's "Jade Peony"

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

(Set clock's back for this week)

End of 1st quarter on Friday!

SAT's and Prom on Saturday!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 2 Nov. 3 Nov. 4 Nov. 5 Nov. 6

Computer Lab 248-Working on RoP story...adding it to the wiki?

http://wccssquinnenglish9.

pbworks.com/

 

Orature/Telling a story

 

(Storyboard, Telling it BIG)

"The Truth is in the Details" (Using the details in our story to add more meaning)

Computer Lab 248

1st 1/2-RoP Story

2nd 1/2-Research Mythology and print off an article or myth for class tomorrow

Independent Reading Day

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

No School on Wednesday--Appreciate your liberty!!!

HS Play is this weekend!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 9 Nov. 10 Nov. 11 Nov. 12 Nov. 13

Computer Lab 248-

Post RoP Stories to Wiki:

 

http://wccssquinnenglish9.

pbworks.com/

 

Work on own story and comment on others' on wiki

No School

Veterans Day

Mythology Project Assigned

 

(1 myth told to class by you, 1 myth acted out for the class by your A-day group)

 

Time spent skimming available myths for project

Time spent skimming available myths for project

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 16 Nov. 17 Nov. 18 Nov. 19 Nov. 20

Computer Lab 248-

Work on RoP Story

http://wccssquinnenglish9.

pbworks.com/

 

 

Work in groups to decided myth--group sign up begins today at 13th period

Individual Sign up begins this morning!

 

Work on Myth

Individual Myth Tellings Begin :)

Individual Myth Tellings

Individual Myth Tellings/ Group Myth Performances Begin!

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thanksgiving Recess begins on Wednesday!!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 23 Nov. 24 Nov. 25 Nov. 26 Nov. 27

Group Myth Performances

Group Myth Performances

 

No School

Thanksgiving Recess

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Nov. 30 Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 3 Dec. 4

Computer Lab 248- Finding Modern Mythology Connections

Mythology Worksheets

(Work in class, finish for homework)

Correct Mythology Worksheets

War Story Background Listening and Sequencing  Activities

Watch The Trojan War (Beginning portion of The Odyssey

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

End of 15 weeks on Friday

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Dec. 7 Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 10 Dec. 11

Computer Lab 248-Researching The Odyssey

 (What is an epic and how were they told?, Who is Homer?, Did the TW really happen?)

Part I of The Odyssey

 

Figurative Language

 

Part I of The Odyssey

Part I of The Odyssey

Part I of The Odyssey

 Test

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HS Concert on Wednesday

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Dec. 14 Dec. 15 Dec. 16 Dec. 17 Dec. 18

Computer Lab 248- Draw Graphic Recap of Part I

Part II of The Odyssey

Part II of The Odyssey

Part II of The Odyssey

Part II of The Odyssey

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Winter Recess Begins Thursday!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Dec. 21 Dec. 22 Dec. 23 Dec. 24 Dec. 25

Computer Lab 248- Graphic Recap Narration

Book 5 Book 6

No School!

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

No School!  Winter Recess Continues!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Dec. 28 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Dec. 31 Jan. 1
No School!

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Jan. 4 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 Jan. 7 Jan. 8

Computer Lab 248- Odyssey Sequencing Activity

Book 6 30 Questions due Book 7/8

Questions 1, 6, 8, and Epic Similes Due

Epic Similes

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

MONDAY

TUESDAY

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FRIDAY

Jan. 11 Jan. 12 Jan. 13 Jan. 14 Jan. 15

Computer Lab 248- Odyssey Sequencing Activity Continued

Part 9 of The Odyssey 9

Watch Books 10-16

Watch Books 10-16 Part II Scene List (1 per student) to update graphic recaps

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

No School on Monday!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Jan. 18 Jan. 19 Jan. 20 Jan. 21 Jan. 22

No School

MLK Jr. Day

Computer Lab 248- Odyssey Sequencing Activity Continued

 

Graphic Recaps Narrated

Watch Part III

Odysseus' Journey of Philosophy and Discovery

 

Book 9 as a microcosm for Odyssey

Review

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

End of 2nd quarter, Midterms, and Regents Exams!

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Jan. 25 Jan. 26 Jan. 27 Jan. 28 Jan. 29

Computer Lab 248- Review

English 9 Midterm in the morning (8-12)

 

 

 

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