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Mrs. Waldinger

Welcome to Mrs. Waldinger's web pages . I have two separate pages in addition to this one: one for 9CP and one for 11CP. On this page you will find the daily agenda, homework assignments, handouts, and links necessary for your class.

ENGLISH 9CP DAILY AGENDA

English 9 CP Course Requirement

UNIT ONE: SHORT STORIES

SKILLS DEVELOPED: Literary Analysis of short stories; writing short literary analysis; writing narrative; literary terms; vocabulary; sentence structure

WEEK 1

8/24: Agenda

         Welcome

         Course requirements

        Introductory activity

     Homework:

1. Get supplies - 8/25

 2. Identity collage -8/29

 3. Parent Signatures and review of course requirements-8/25

 

8/25: Agenda

1. Collect parent signatures

2.DOL

3.Essay Review: Terms

4. Essay review: Format

5. Introduce "Fast Food" Module

     Homework

1. Identity collage - 8/29

2.Study Essay Terms for quiz - 8/29


8/26: Agenda

1 In-Class Diagnostic Essay: "Fast Food"

          Homework

1. Identity Collage - 8/29

2. Study for essay terms quiz - 8/29


 

 WEEK 2

8/29: Agenda:

1. DOL

2. Essay terms quiz

3. Identity collage presentations

4. Introduce "Most Dangerous Game" pgs.13-15 of Reader's Companion

      Homework

1. Print out and bring to class "Literary Terms" handout -8/30

2. Read"Most Dangerous Game" and answer all blue sections for pgs.16-21 of Reader's Companion

3. Bring Reader's Companion to class -8/30

 

8/30: Agenda:

1. DOL

2. Identity Collage presentations

3. Review and grade "Most Dangerous Game" answers, pgs, 16-21

4. Read "Most Dangerous Game" pgs.22-23

5. Review Literary terms #1-10

    Homework

 1. Study Literary terms #1 -10 for quiz - 9/6

2. Finish reading and answer all questions in blue sections of "Most Dangerous Game", pgs.24-3

3. Bring Reader's Companion to class -8/31

8/31: Agenda:

1.DOL/check  Reader's Companion homework, pgs. 24-31

2.Identity Collage presentations

3. Review and grade "Most Dangerous Game" answers. pgs. 24-31

4. "Most Dangerous Game" activity: characters, conflicts

       Homework

1, Study Literary Terms #1-10 for quiz 9/6

 2. Use each  boxed vocabulary word from "Most Dangerous Game" pgs.13-31 in a sentence of your own.-9/1

3. Bring Reader's Companion to class -9/1

9/1 Agenda:

1. DOL/ check vocabulary homework; notebook stamp#1

2. "Most Dangerous Game" Vocabulary activity

3."Most Dangerous Game" body paragraph on character: organization, CDs, CMs, Transitions

    Homework:

1. Finish "Most Dangerous Game" body paragraph -9/2

2. Study Literary Terms #1-10 for quiz - 9/6

9/2 Agenda:

1. DOL

2."Most Dangerous Game" body paragraph - peer review

3."Most Dangerous Game" final paragraph

    Homework

1. Finish and type "Most Dangerous Game" final paragraph -9/7

2. Study LiteraryTerms #1-10 for quiz -9/6

 


WEEK 3

9/5: NO SCHOOL/ LABOR DAY

9/6: Agenda:

1. DOL

2. Quiz: Literary Terms #1-10

3. Quickwrite: A moment of conflict with my parent(s)

4. Introduce "Rules of the Game" - Reader's Companion pgs.55-57

    Homework

1.  Read "Rules of the Game" and answer all questions in blue,pgs.58-61 - 9/7

2, Bring"Reader's Companion" to class - 9/7

3. Study Literary Terms #11-25 for quiz - 9/12

 

9/7:Agenda

 1. DOL/ check homework pgs. 58-61

2.Review and grade pgs. 58-61, Reader's Companion

3. Read and answer questions, "Rules of the Game" pgs. 62-65

     Homework

1. Study Literary Terms #11-25 for quiz -9/13

2. Finish "Rules of the Game" and all questions in blue - 9/8

3. Write each boxed vocabulary word in a sentence of your own in your notebook

 9/8 Agenda

1. DOL / check homework. Homework stamp#2

2. Review and grade "Rules of the Game" pgs. 62-65

3. Discussion: "Rules of the Game": conflicts, theme

4. Body paragraph: conflicts and theme. Focus: TLQs and prewrite

    Homework

1. Write first draft of body paragraph, "Rules of the Game" -9/9

2. Study Literary Terms #11-25 for quiz 9/13

 

9/9 Agenda

1. DOL / check body paragraphs

2.Groups grade model body paragraphs, "Rules of the Game"

3. Revise body paragraphs

    Homework

1. Study Literary Terms #11-25 for quiz on 9/13

2. "Rules of the Game" body paragraph typed -9/12. Staple together first draft, peer review sheet, and final typed paragraph


 WEEK 4

9/12 Agenda:

1. DOL / collect "Rules of the Game" paragraph packet

2. Vocabulary activity - MDG,ROG, Checkouts, Gift of the Magi

3.Introduce "Checkouts", Reader's Companion,pg.67-70

    Homework

1. Study for Literary Terms quiz -9/13

2. Finish "Checkouts" and all questions in blue, pg.67-70 -9/13

 

9/13 Agenda;

1. DOL / check "Checkouts" homework

2. Literary Terms quiz

3.Literary Concept: Irony - verbal, situational, dramatic

4. Review and grade "Checkouts". Discuss examples of irony

       Homework

1. Write a sentence of your own for each boxed vocabulary word in "Checkouts".pg.67-70 Homework stamp#3

2. Study for Short Story Unit Test - 9/19. Know Literary Terms 1-25, all stories, all vocabulary

 

9/14 Agenda

1. DOL /stamp homework #3

2. Quickwrite: What is the best gift you have ever been given?

3. Introduce "Gift of the Magi", pg.108-112

     Homework

1. Finish reading and answer all questions in blue for "Gift of the Magi", pg.108-112

2. Write a sentence of your own for each boxed vocabulary word, pgs. 108-112 Homework stamp#4

3. Study for Short Story Unit Test -9/19 (see homework for 9/13)

 

9/15  Agenda

 1. DOL / stamp homework #4

2. Review and grade answers for "Gift of the Magi", pg. 108-112

3.Discuss verbal, situational, and dramatic irony in "Gift of the Magi"

4. Writing: create a thesis statment in response to an essay prompt

       Homework

1. Study for Short Story Unit Test - 9/19

2. Write 15 "Jeopardy" questions and answers on the short story unit, including vocabulary and literary terms-9/16

 

9/16  Agenda

1. DOL / collect Jeopardy questions and answers

2. Short Story review Jeopardy

     Homework

1. Study for Short Story Unit Test - 9/19


 WEEK 5

 UNIT: Of Mice and Men

SKILLS: Literary Analysis in reading and writing; Writing full length response to literature essays; vocabulary; sentence structure/grammar

9/19  Agenda

1. Short Story Unit Test

         Homework

Relax!

 

9/20  Agenda

1. DOL / Distribute M&M (Of Mice and Men) Vocabulary sheet

2. Introduce Of Mice and Men : "Outcasts"

      Homework

1. Read chapter 1, Mice and Men - 9/21

2. M&M vocabulary - part of speech, definition,and a sentence of your own - 9/23

 

9/21  Agenda

1.DOL

2.Quiz, M&M chapt.1

3.Discussion, activity, M&M chapt.1

      Homework

1. M&M vocabulary - 9/23

2. M&M chapter 2 - 9/22

 

9/22 Agenda

1. DOL

2. M&M chapt. 2 quiz

3. Activity: M&M

     Homework

1. M&M vocabulary - 9/23

2. Read M&M chapt.3- 9/23

 

9/23   Agenda

1. DOL / stamp M&M vocab homework stamp #5

2. M& M chapt.3 quiz

3. M&M Writing activity - sentence structure and grammar

        Homework

1. Read M&M chapt.4 -9/27

2.Study for M&M vocabulary quiz - 9/26


WEEK 6

9/26 Agenda:

1.DOL

2. M&M vocabulary quiz

3.M&M writing activity - sentence structure and grammar

      Homework

1. Read  M&M CH.4-9/27

9/27 Agenda

1. DOL

2. M&M ch.4 quiz

3.M&M discussion

4. Grammar: Subjects

     Homework

1. Holt grammar text (blue book) pgs.