Monday- SAT Vocabulary Practice
Tuesday- Reading Practice: Irony – 3 types
Wednesday- Begin “The Monkey’s Paw”- vocabulary and illustrations in interactive notebooks
Thursday- Read “The Monkey’s Paw”
Friday- Finish reading “The Monkey’s Paw”; Begin Plot Analysis
Monday- Quiz, Finish Skills Review (types of irony & context clues) Project assigned. Presentation is due Friday.
Tuesday- Work in class on “Mary Maloney’s Trial” project (writing portion) with partners.
Wednesday- Methods of persuasion, closing arguments
Friday- Project presentation- closing arguments for Mary Maloney’s murder trial. Defenders and prosecutors will read their persuasive essays to the jury.
September 7th- LABOR DAY HOLIDAY!
September 8th- Alfred Hitchcock video of “Lamb to the Slaughter” (compare/contrast)
Homework (due Friday, 9/11): Police Report and Crime Scene drawing for “LttS”
September 9th- Universal Screener and Kahoot review of “LttS”
September 10th- Literary Devices in “Lamb to the Slaughter”
September 11th- Test over “Lamb to the Slaughter” and The Roundtable Game
Monday- Set-up our English Interactive Notebooks. Introduce vocabulary for “Lamb to the Slaughter” (discuss context clues, parts of speech, synonyms and antonyms) Homework: Vocabulary Practice is due Friday.
Tuesday- Plot Analysis (activity in Interactive Notebook). Begin reading “Lamb to the Slaughter” together as a class.
Wednesday- Finish reading “Lamb to the Slaughter” followed by discussion. Work on finding text evidence to support answers to discussion questions.
Thursday-Complete “Plot Analysis” in Interactive Notebooks
Friday- Answer questions on “Lamb to the Slaughter” with partners.