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World Literature Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Final Exam Week

 

 

Final exam consists of three informational texts, multiple choice questions, and a writing component.

 

Exam schedule:

 

Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 – 1st and 2nd blocks

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 – 3rd block at 8:00; 4th block at 9:39

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 – make-up final exam

 

Classes resume Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 18

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; due on Tuesday

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm – Chapters 9 and 10; study questions, discussion, quizzes; watch movie; contrast major differences with novel; complete viewing guide; compare characters with real-life counterparts;   *project due no later than Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017*

 

Animal Farm – Project List

Choose one of the projects to complete. The project will be a major test grade. Be sure to do your best.

  1. Analyze speeches by old Major (pp. 6-11) and Squealer (pp.

    35-36, 55-56, 57-58).  For each give the message and

    supporting arguments. Identify propaganda and other   

    persuasive techniques.

  1. Analyze the national anthems of two countries (one may not

    be America).  Include the background, history, main idea,   

    conditions under which written, and author.  Compare and  

    contrast with “Beasts of England.”

  1. Read two of Aesop’s fables. Summarize them.  Be sure to

    include the titles and morals of both. 

    Read two fairy tales.  Summarize both; include the titles

    and happy endings.

  1. Draw the inside of the meeting old Major called to describe

    his dream; include the platform and where all the animals

    were sitting.

  1. Draw scenes depicting the battle of the Cowshed. Include

    the first and second attacks and the ambush.

  1. Create drawings for the Animal Hero, First and Second Class

    medals. Make each distinctive with symbols and colors

    appropriate to the medals’ meaning. Explain the meanings of

    the symbols and colors.

  1. Compose a poem about Boxer. Use the poem on pp. 94-95 as a

    guide:  3 stanzas, 7 lines, rhyme scheme– a a b c c c b, and   

    figurative language. Include a title. 

 

Literature – literary terms analysis with Christmas songs; A Charlie Brown Christmas

 

Writing – informative based on Animal Farm; write Christmas cards to adults at school

 

Final exam – informational texts; cold reads; multiple choice questions and informative writing

 

Exam schedule:

Monday, Dec. 18 – 1st and 2nd blocks

Tuesday, Dec. 19 – 3rd block at 8:00 and 4th block at 9:39

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 17

 

Tuesday - Library for MAP screener

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 8 – test Thursday on vocabulary words from first and second nine weeks

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm – Chapters 7-9; study questions, discussion, quizzes; Christmas songs

 

Writing – informative based on Animal Farm

 

Grammar – pronouns - indefinites

 

*Animal Farm project due no later than Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017.*

 

Animal Farm – Project List

Choose one of the projects to complete. The project will be a major test grade. Be sure to do your best.

  1. Analyze speeches by old Major (pp. 6-11) and Squealer (pp.

    35-36, 55-56, 57-58).  For each give the message and

    supporting arguments. Identify propaganda and other   

    persuasive techniques.

  1. Analyze the national anthems of two countries (one may not

    be America).  Include the background, history, main idea,    

    conditions under which written, and author.  Compare and   

    contrast with “Beasts of England.”

  1. Read two of Aesop’s fables. Summarize them.  Be sure to

    include the titles and morals of both. 

    Read two fairy tales.  Summarize both; include the titles

    and happy endings.

  1. Draw the inside of the meeting old Major called to describe

    his dream; include the platform and where all the animals

    were sitting.

  1. Draw scenes depicting the battle of the Cowshed. Include

    the first and second attacks and the ambush.

  1. Create drawings for the Animal Hero, First and Second Class

    medals. Make each distinctive with symbols and colors

    appropriate to the medals’ meaning. Explain the meanings of

    the symbols and colors.

  1. Compose a poem about Boxer. Use the poem on pp. 94-95 as a

    guide:  3 stanzas, 7 lines, rhyme scheme– a a b c c c b, and   

    figurative language. Include a title.   

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 16

 

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 7 – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday; Week 8 is the test reviewing previous weeks

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm:  character charts to be filled out while reading; study questions answered independently; daily group discussion; pop quizzes on assigned reading; projects

            Chapters 3-6

Grammar - pronouns:  pretest, case, indefinites, used in incomplete comparisons, and used in compound parts

 

Writing – informative –based on Animal Farm

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 15

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; due on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 6 – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

LiteratureAnimal Farm:  character charts to be filled out while reading; study questions answered independently; daily group discussion; pop quizzes on assigned reading; projects

 

Grammar - pronouns:  pretest, case, indefinites, used in incomplete comparisons, and used in compound parts

 

Writing – informative – scenes from Animal Farm; students will write thank you/Thanksgiving cards to adults at school

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper – Week 14

 

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence edits; due on Tuesday’s

 

Vocabulary – Week 5 – flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”; informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, “Diary of a Mad Blender,” “The Child’s View of a Working Parent,” and song “9 to 5”;  Animal Farm

 

Writing – synthesis essay:  the above texts (not including Animal Farm) will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family; essays will be typed at school

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 13

 

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections / ACT prep – due on Tuesdays

 

Vocabulary – Week 3 – quiz Tuesday; Week 4 – flashcards Wednesday; quiz on Friday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” – test Tuesday; informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, Diary of a Mad Blender, The Child’s View of a Working Parent, The Upside of Quitting; and song “9 to 5”

 

Writing – synthesis essay: in addition to the above texts, “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family

 

Possible videos:  The Raven on The Simpsons; It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 12

 

** Fall break:  Oct. 23 and 24 **

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections / ACT prep – due on Tuesdays

 

Vocabulary – Week 3 – flashcards on Wednesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature – literary text – “Contentns of the Dead Man’s Pocket” – test Thursday; informational texts:  The Upside of Quitting, Diary of a Mad Blender, The Child’s View of a Working Parent, and song “9 to 5”; possible viewing of Gryphon

 

Writing – synthesis essay: in addition to the above texts, “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket” will be used to write an essay examining the balancing of work and family

 

 

Plans are adapted for IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 11

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence correction

Vocabulary - Week 2 - flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Literature – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”; informational texts with related themes to                    

                      “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”

Writing – synthesis essay

Grammar - figurative language, compound sentences, participial phrases, complex sentences

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Fall break – Oct. 23-24, 2017

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 10

 

 

** Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 – Report card pickup day; students do not have class; parents may pick up report cards between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.; teachers will not be available between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. **

 

** Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 – 60% day for students **

 

            Monday – go to library to type resume

 

Bell ringers – grammar and reading comprehension

Vocabulary - Week 1 - flashcards for extra points due Tuesday; quiz Friday

Literature – “Contents of the Dead Man’s Pocket”

Writing – synthesis essay - explanatory

Grammar - complex sentences, participial phrases, compound sentences, figurative language

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 9

 

9 weeks’ testing schedule:

 

** World Literature exam will be given on both Thursday and Friday; the written portion will be on Thursday, and the multiple choice will be on Friday.  Students must finish each portion on the day it is given.**

 

Thursday – 2nd and 4th blocks

Friday – 1st and 3rd blocks

 

Bell ringers – grammar

 

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette”; A & E Biography video about Maya Angelou;

                      Rorschach test sample; resume

 

Writing – informative (contrast essay)

 

Grammar – review compound sentences and figurative language

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RL. 1-10, RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 8

 

Bell ringers – grammar – sentence editing

 

Vocabulary - test on weeks 1-7

 

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette” by Maya Angelou (autobiography); A & E biographical video of Maya Angelou; poems "Sympathy" and "The Tyger" with emphasis on imagery and tone

 

Grammar – participial phrases

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your child at home and encourage him/her to practice typing on a keyboard.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature

Harper - Week 7

 

Bell Ringers – grammar

 

Vocabulary - Week 7 - Flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

                       Week 8 – test  - review week of Weeks 1-7

 

Grammar – participial phrases

 

Literature – “Occupation:  Conductorette”; A&E biography video of Maya Angelou

                  

Writing – informative

 

*Thursday, Sept. 21 – computer lab for ICAPS*

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading material available for your student and have him/her practice typing on a keyboard.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.   RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature

Harper - Week 6

 

Bell ringers – grammar – taken up every Tuesday

 

Vocabulary - Week 6 - Tuesday - flashcards for extra points; Thursday – quiz; there will be a

                        comprehensive vocabulary test for Week 8

 

Literature - “The Bridegroom” and “Occupation:  Conductorette”; A&E biographical video of

                       Maya Angelou

 

Writing - informative; narrative

 

Grammar - participial phrases, compound sentences, figurative language

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading material available for your student.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature - Harper

Week 5

 

*Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 - Labor Day holiday - no school*

 

 

Bell Ringers - grammar

Vocabulary - Week 5 - Tuesday - flashcards for extra points; Thursday - quiz

Literature – “The Bridegroom” (literature) and “Occupation:  Conductorette” (informational)

Grammar - figurative language, compound sentences, participial phrases

Writing – informative

 

*Thursday – Students will go to the computer lab to type their contrast essay.*

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please make grade-level reading materials available to your student.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; RI. 1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature

Week 4

Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar revisions

 

Vocabulary - Week 4 - flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature - “The Bridegroom” by Alexander Pushkin and “Occupation:  Conductorette” by

                       Maya Angelou

 

Writing – informational – contrast paper

 

Grammar - compound sentences; figurative language

 

* Wednesday - Library - MAP screener

 

Plans are adapted to IEP’s.

Plans are subject to change.

 

Summer reading project due no later than Aug. 31, 2017.

Progress reports given Sept. 1, 2017.

Labor Day holiday – no school – Monday, Sept. 4, 2017.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Lessons Plans - World Literature – Harper

Week 3

 

Bell ringers – literary terms and grammar

Vocabulary - Week 3 - flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

Literature - “The Monkey’s Paw” - test Tuesday; view Lewisworks video of “The Monkey’s Paw”; take notes on contrasts with text;  “The Bridegroom” - review; plot diagram; quiz Friday

Writing – contrast essay explaining contrasts between video and text

Grammar - figurative language; compound sentences

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Summer reading projects due no later than Aug. 31, 2017.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans – World Literature - Harper

Week 2

 

Bell ringers - figurative language

Vocabulary - Week 2 - flashcards for extra points due Tuesday; quiz Thursday

Reading focus - narrative - “The Monkey’s Paw”

Writing focus –  informative; paragraph structure

Grammar focus - figurative language

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please provide your student with grade-level reading material at home.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Lesson Plans - World Literature - Harper

Week One

 

Bell ringers - grammar focus

Vocabulary - Week One - daily practice; flashcards for extra points due Tuesday; quiz Thursday;  Week Two word list Friday

Writing focus - figurative language

Reading focus - narrative - “The Monkey’s Paw”; review literary terms

 

 

Plans are subject to change.

Plans are adapted to IEP’s.

 

Please provide grade-level reading material for your child.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Lesson Plans                      Harper                  English II

Jan. 9-13, 2017

*Friday – library for MAP Screener*

 

Bell ringers – context clues

 

Vocabulary – Week 1; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature - drama terms (listed at bottom); test Tuesday;  Antigone; read aloud in class; answer and discuss study questions, quotations, figurative language; students have Greek drama questions to study

 

Writing - informative; using quotations

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please have grade-level reading material available for your student to read.

 

Drama Terms

Use the literary handbook starting on page R 1 in the literature textbook to define these terms.

  1. act
  2. antagonist
  3. aside
  4. dialogue
  5. drama
  6. monologue
  7. motivation
  8. myth
  9. protagonist
  10. scene
  11. soliloquy
  12. stage directions
  13. tragedy
  14. universal theme
  15. parodos - an ode sung by the chorus at their entrance, usually beginning the

                      play

  1. ode - a song usually rhymed full of noble feeling expressed with dignity
  2. paean - any song of praise, joy, or triumph
  3. exodus - the final scene or departure
See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; RI. 10.1, 4, 7, 10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Jan. 16-20, 2017

Lesson Plans                      Harper                  English II

 

*Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 – no school*

 

Bell ringers – context clues

 

Vocabulary – Week 2; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature -   Antigone; read aloud in class; answer and discuss study questions, quotations, figurative language; students also have Greek drama questions  to study; there will be periodic quizzes; student need to study every night

 

Writing - informative; using quotations

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

Please have grade-level reading material available for your student to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Jan. 23-27, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – using context clues to determine word meaning; subject/verb agreement; pronoun antecedent agreement

 

Vocabulary – Week 3 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Antigone – test Monday or Tuesday; watch video (play performance) to contrast written word with spoken word; Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address excerpt

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  
RL. 10.1-10; RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – using context clues to determine word meaning; subject/verb agreement; pronoun antecedent agreement

 

Vocabulary – Week 4 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address excerpt;

 Night – this novel will be distributed to students. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Feb. 6 - Feb. 10, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – main idea of paragraphs; fragments

 

Vocabulary – Week 5 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt - analyze

 Night – students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI.  10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Feb. 13 - Feb. 17, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day

 

Vocabulary – Week 6 – flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday

 

Literature – Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt - analyze

 Night – students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.

 

Writing – informative – compare Abraham Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address excerpt to Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl excerpt

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on website for state -adopted objectives.  RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Feb. 20 - Feb. 24, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day

 

Vocabulary – Week 7 – daily review and practice; flashcards Tuesday for extra points; quiz Thursday; next week is test week over all words

 

LiteratureLetter from Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – analyze;

 Night – finish reading the novel this week; the test will be Thursday or Friday.  Students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

Writing – informative – analyze King’s letter and give reasons if King regretted his decision to be arrested

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

 

RI.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

Feb. 27 – Mar. 3, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday

 

Vocabulary – Week 8 – test week over all words

 

LiteratureLetter from Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – analyze;

 Night – finish reading the novel this week; the test will be Tuesday.  Students were issued the novel Wednesday, Jan. 1. It belongs to the school’s library, and students are responsible for the care of the book. Damage or replacement cost is $9.95 plus tax. 

 The story is about a concentration camp prisoner. Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

Writing – informative – essay - Wednesday

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

RI. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 6 – Mar. 10, 2017 – 9 weeks’ test week

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

9 Weeks’ test schedule:

 

Wednesday – 4th block

Thursday – 2nd and 3rd blocks

Friday – 1st block

 

The 9 weeks’ exam will consist of one literary text, one informational text, and multiple choice questions based on the texts.

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections – one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday

 

Literature –   Pictures and video clips of the Holocaust will be shown.  Time permitting, we will view The Diary of Anne Frank and Escape from Sobibor.  We will also view a tour of Auschwitz hosted by Elie Wiesel and Oprah Winfrey.

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

Spring break dates:  Mar. 13-17, 2017

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on  my website for state -adopted objectives.

 RI. 10.1-10; RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 20 – Mar. 24, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – grammar corrections; one sentence per day; turn in on Tuesday. Beginning Wednesday, students will read The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers will still be due on Tuesdays.

 

Vocabulary – ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 1

 

Literature –  William Shakespeare – history/biography; Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 Friday, Mar. 24, 2017, students will go to the library to take the MAP screener.

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.

 RI. 10.1-10; RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Mar. 27 – Mar. 31, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays.

 

Vocabulary – ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 2

 

Literature –  William Shakespeare – history/biography – test Monday on study questions and playhouse; Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will start Act II Wednesday.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

Apr. 3 – 7, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 6-8

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 3

*Due to the two missed days last week, List 2’s quiz will be given on Tuesday, Apr. 4.*

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We are reading Act II this week.

 

Writing/Speaking and Listening – Students individually will write summaries of each scene in Acts I and II; they will work in groups to create one accurate summary from their own summaries; students will then present their summary to the class

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered during the last half of April.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL. 10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

Apr. 10 – 14, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 *Easter Holiday – April 14-17*

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 9-13.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday – Week 4

 

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  Test Tuesday on Acts I and II.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

MAP – Periodic practice tests will be given. The MAP state test will be administered April 18 – 25.

 

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Apr. 18 – 21, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 **MAP testing - Tuesday - multiple choice; Wednesday - essay writing**

Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest and eats breakfast to prepare for testing.  He/she may want to bring a jacket in case the testing room is cool.

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 14-16.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); Due to MAP testing, vocabulary will be postponed.

 

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

Due to pre-emptive scheduling for MAP testing and the tragedy, we may watch A League of Their Own in honor of Brittney Hill.

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

Apr. 24 – 28, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 **MAP make-up testing  - Monday- multiple choice and essay writing**

Please make sure your student gets plenty of rest and eats breakfast to prepare for testing.  He/she may want to bring a jacket in case the testing room is cool.

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 14-15, 18-21.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); List 5; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act III this week.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

May 1-5, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 22-26.

 

Vocabulary –  ACT words (10 per week); List 6; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar - students will be assigned parts.  We will read the play aloud in class, discuss it, identify figurative language, define words, identify and explain selected quotations. Students should study notes every night.  There will be periodic quizzes on the material covered in class.  We will be reading Act V this week.  After completing the play, we will finish watching the movie version of Acts III, IV, and V.  Then, we will have a test on the last three acts.

 

Grammar – active and passive voices of verbs

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 8-12, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Tuesdays - Chapters 27-31.

 

Vocabulary – Homonyms List 1; flashcards due Tuesday for extra points; quiz on Thursday

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar – The test on Acts III, IV, and V will be Tuesday.

                   - Poetry

 

Exam – review Thursday and Friday

 

Exam schedule – subject to change:

 

*All exams will be given at 8:00 a.m.*

 

Tuesday, May 16 – 2nd block

Wednesday, May 17 – 1st block

Thursday, May 18 – 3rd block

Monday, May 22 – 4th block

 

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6

 

May 15-23, 2017

English II – Lesson Plans – R. Harper

 

 

Bell ringers – Students are reading The House on Mango Street; they will read one chapter per day and answer questions. Bell ringers are due on Monday - Chapters 32-35.

 

Vocabulary – review for exam

 

Literature –  Julius Caesar and Night – review for exam

                   - Poetry – read and write various types of poetry

 

 

 

*All exams will be given at 8:00 a.m.*

 

Tuesday, May 16 – 2nd block

Wednesday, May 17 – 1st block

Thursday, May 18 – 3rd block

Monday, May 22 – 4th block

Tuesday – make-up day for missed exams – 60% day

 

* Graduation – Friday, May 19*

 

Plans adapted to IEP’s.

Plans subject to change.

 

Please have grade-level reading material available for your child to read.

 

 

See Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards on my website for state -adopted objectives.  RL.10.1-10; W. 10.2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; SL. 10. 1, 3, 4, 6; L. 10. 1-6