Lesson plans for the week of April 6-10, 2015

Monday, April 6:

1. Bell work:“What are the purposes of a fence? Make a list of as many jobs that a fence can perform as you can — at least 10.”

2. “Mending Wall” by Robert Frost

Page 878-879 in literature book (Read to yourself first, then we will discuss.)

3. http://www.teachertube.com/video/mending-wall-by-robert-frost-120815

4. mending-wall-robert-frost–power point (We will read as class and analyze.)

5.Analysis of poem

Bring rough drafts of stories tomorrow.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015:

1. Bellwork: Using your device, look up facts about Robert Frost

2. Share on board, no one using the same fact

3. Discuss his life and the poems he has written, specifically “Mending Wall”

4. Quiet time to write rough drafts of short stories

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

1. Bellwork: List everything you know about Chicago. Research it if you HAVE to on your device. Share.

2. Pg. 866 in lit book.  Read literary analysis and reading strategy.  Write down APOSTROPHE and the definition.  Write down PERSONIFICATION and the definition.

3.  Add the three blue vocabulary words.  Put these on page 9 on your table of contents/binder.

4. Read about Carl Sandburg on page 867

5. Read the poem “Chicago” on pages 868-869 and answer the questions on page 869. There are only 3 questions. Write the questions and the answers. This will be page 10 of your table of contents

6. YOUR CHOICE:  Write a poem about Helena, using Chicago as a template


On white paper provided, illustrate the “Chicago” poem, using the images you read about in the poem.

Due Thursday.

Thursday, April 9, 2015:

1. No bellwork—share poems or illustrations from yesterday.

2. Peer Editing your short stories, rewriting.

Friday, April 10, 2015:

1. Bell work: Make a list of all the places you know of that were battle sites. Share.

2. Read “Grass” by Carl Sandburg on page 870 in your literature book.

3. Answer questions on page 870 and 871 in your literature book.  Both can be on same paper.  Write questions and answers.   1-3 on 870 and 1-5 on 871.

Goes in your binder as #11.  Notebook Test coming soon.

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