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English I  

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This course is required for all 9th graders in order to graduate.  The focus of this English course is reading. Students will also write and study grammar and vocabulary.

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    • Friday, September 21
      Assign On: 9/21/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Thursday, September 20
      Assign On: 9/20/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Wednesday, September 19
      Assign On: 9/19/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Tuesday, September 18

      Bell Work: To, Too, Two

      LT5 I can recognize the pattern of organization of a passage.

      Notes and practice.

      7th period will finish the documentary.

      Assign On: 9/18/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Monday, September 17

      Bell Work: Find the implicit main idea.

      Formative Assessment LT4: I can identify the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Documentary: "On the Way to School"

      Assign On: 9/17/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Friday, September 14

      MAP testing, continued (Reading)

      Assign On: 9/14/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Thursday, September 13

      Substitute Day.

      MAP testing (Reading)

      Assign On: 9/13/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Wednesday, September 12

      Bell Work: Identifying the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Practice (Odds and Evens worksheet): Identifying the main idea of a passage.

      Documentary, continued.

      Assign On: 9/12/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Tuesday, September 11

      No school for flooding.

      Assign On: 9/11/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Monday, September 10

      No school for flooding.

      Assign On: 9/10/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Friday, September 7

      Bell Work: Identifying the Implicit Main idea of a passage.

      Practice: Identifying the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Documentary for International Literacy Day (September 8) "On the Way to School"

      Assign On: 9/7/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Thursday, September 6

      Bell Work: Identifying the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Practice: Indentifying the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Assign On: 9/6/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Wednesday, September 5

      Bell Work: Identify the implicit main idea (piano lessons).

      Practice: Identifying the implicit main idea of a passage.

      Large group practice / Independent practice (quizizz.com)

      Exit Slip: Unstated main idea of sun protection passage.

      Assign On: 9/5/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Tuesday, September 4

      Bell Work: Find the explicit main idea (Louisiana Purchase)

      Add a significant detail that makes sense.

      Formative assessment: LT3 I can find the explicit main idea of a passage.

      quizizz: explicit vs. implicit information

      Begin practicing formulating implicit main ideas.

      Assign On: 9/4/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Monday, September 3

      Labor Day---No School

      Assign On: 9/3/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Friday, August 31

      No School Due to Water Main Break

      Assign On: 8/31/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Thursday, August 30

      Bell Work: Main Idea Yes or No

      Practice 2-5 Main Idea / Add a significant detail

      Exit Slip: Main Idea practice wk#2 6-10

      Formative tomorrow

      Assign On: 8/30/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Wednesday, August 29

      Bell Work: Find the main idea (Time and Status Considerations)

      Main Idea SB 1-10 Large Group practice

      Exit Slip: Independent practice 1-5 wk. find the main idea (explicit main idea)

      Assign On: 8/29/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Tuesday, August 28

      BW: Description of Topic, Main Idea, Significant Detail

      Formative Assessment: LT2 I can tell the difference between a topic, main idea, and significant detail.

      Explicit vs. Implicit

      Packet: Where Main Ideas Can Be Located

      Assign On: 8/28/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Monday, August 27

      BW: Topic, Main Idea, Significant detail

      Partner Wk: Topic, Main idea, Significant detail / Go over


      Assign On: 8/27/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Friday, August 24

      Bell Work: Topic or main idea?

      Review: Topic, Main Idea, Significant Details

      PPT: Label as Topic, Main Idea, Significant Details

      Exit Slip: Write a set.

      Assign On: 8/24/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Thursday, August 23

      BW: Context Clues

      Formative Assessment: I can figure out the meaning of words I don't know using context clues.

      Cornell Notes: Main Idea

      Assign On: 8/23/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Wednesday, August 22

      Bell Work: Context Clues ("indolent")

      Prezi: Context Clues practice


      Formative Assessment tomorrow (I can figure out the meaning of words I don't know using context clues.)

      Assign On: 8/22/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Tuesday, August 21

      BW: Context Clues ("laconic")

      Black Boxes Context Clues practice

      Independent practice: Context clues

      Assign On: 8/21/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • Monday, August 20

      Bell Work: Common Errors

      Context Clues, continued.

      Finish Vocabulary Strategies Cornell Notes

      Assign On: 8/20/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • August 17

      Bell Work:  Common Errors

      Go over Unit Plan for Unit I:  Context Clues, Main Ideas, and Patterns of Organization

      Cornell Notes: Vocabulary Strategies and Context Clues

      Types of Context Clues Practice

      Assign On: 8/17/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • August 16

      Bell Work: Rules and Procedures (Is the behavior acceptable or not?)

      Grammar Exercise (Common Errors)

      Exit Slip: Common Errors

      Assign On: 8/16/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
    • August 15

      Bell Work: Get to Know Me Questions

      Go over Syllabus

      Exit Slip: Top 5 Reasons It's Great to Be Back in School

      Assign On: 8/15/2018
      Due: 12/31/2018
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