Sunday, September 30, 2018

This Week in MzT's Classroom 10/1/18-10/5/18

This week classes are finishing presentations of alternative reading reports. How fun this is!


Our study of poetry will continue--Grades 12 and 11 will develop a Literary Analysis Essay. The students may choose between  "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, and "The Rainy Day," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Grades 8, 9, and 10 will write Compare/Contrast essays on those two poems. Quite a good challenge! Grade 7 will develop a graphic organizer comparing the two poems.

Monday 
Grades 10 and 11
               Metaphors
               
The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0edKgL9EgM

HW Summarize notes from the Elements of Poetry.

Grades 12, 9, 8, 7
Finish Alternative Reading Projects.

HW Summarize notes from the Elements of Poetry.

Tuesday
Grades 10 and 11
Alternative Book Reports

HW Develop Outline for Essay

Grade 12, 9, 8, 7
Review elements of poetry. Discuss metaphor
The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0edKgL9EgM

Develop graphic organization for Compare and Contrast Essay of Frost and Longfellow.

HW fill in graphic organizer.

Wednesday
Grades 11 and 10
Alternative Book Reports
Discussion of Metaphor

Grade 12, 9, 8, 7
Discussion of Metaphor
Development of a Graphic Organizer

Thursday
Grades 12, 11,
Collaborative Teams discuss Rough Drafts for Literary Analysis Essay on choice between  Frost and Longfellow.

Grades 10, 9, 8,and 7.

Collaborative Teams discuss Rough Drafts for Compare/Contrast Essay of  Frost and Longfellow.

HW Grades 10, 9, and 8 Write Rough Draft for Compare/Contrast Essay of Frost and Longfellow.
HW Grade 7 has a choice to fill in a Graphic Organizer or a Rough Draft for an Essay.

Friday
Grades 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7
Grades 12 and 11 will write a Literary Analysis Essay on their choice between the poems of Frost and Longfellow.
Grades 10, 9, 8 will write a Compare/Contrast Essay on the two poems.
Grade 7 will have a choice of filling a Graphic organizer or writing a Compare/Contrast Essay.

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