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Weekly Plans

The Week's Focus Standards

1)  Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing (Standard W.9-10.4)

2) Discover relationships among themes, characters, plot and other literary devices (Standard R.9-10.2,10.3)

3) Explore the styles and composition methods present in works of literature (Standard RL9-10.5) 

4) Construct complete sentences using conventions of punctuation and usage (Standard L.9-10.2)

5) Conduct Close Reading of fictional materials to find textual support for original arguments (Standard R.12.1)

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Monday, May 23rd

Objectives:  Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing

Students will discover relationships among themes, character, plot and other literary devices

Students will construct sentences using conventions of punctuation and usage

DOL

- Poetry Analysis (Frost)   Group -  "The Road Not Taken"    Individual - "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening"

Assignment:

I-Search due Tuesday

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Tuesday, May 24th

OBJECTIVES: Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing

Students will discover relationships among themes, character, plot and other literary devices

Students will construct sentences using conventions of punctuation and usage 

- Analyze Crane's "War Is Kind   and Dickenson's "If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking"

- Introduce Dickenson Imitation Assignment 

Assignment:

 - Dickenson Imitation due Wednesday

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 Wednesday, May 25th

Objectives:  Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing

Students will discover relationships among themes, character, plot and other literary devices

Students will construct sentences using conventions of punctuation and usage

- DOL

- Analyze Poe's 'Annabel Lee"  and Whitman's "O Captain, My Captain"

- Introduce Original Poem Assignment

Assignment:  

- Original Poem due Tuesday (5/31)

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Thursday, May 26th

Objectives:  Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing

Students will discover relationships among themes, character, plot and other literary devices

- Analyze Harper's "Bury Me in A Free Land"  and Wlliam's "The Red Wheelbarrow"

Assignment

- Poetry Quiz Friday

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Friday, May 27th

Objectives:  Students will identify author's purpose in various types of writing

Students will discover relationships among themes, character, plot and other literary devices

Students will construct sentences using conventions of punctuation and usage

- Poetry Quiz

- Worktime on Original Poem Assignment

Assignment:

- Original Poem due Tuesday when we get back from Memorial Day

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