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March
Essential Questions:  

     How does communication change us?
     In communicating with others, how do we use literal and figurative language to write, speak, and present effectively?
     How can collaboration extend, challenge and broaden our ideas?
     How does poetry contribute to our understanding of self, others, and the world?
     How does the use of voice empower an individual?  AND-

How are literary devices and language used to create meaning in poetry? What are the essential features of a poem?
  Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
1
I.
Warm-Up

A. Open atab with
Commonlit.org

II.
Whole Class
A. Review Wednesday's Class
B. Explain Commonlit.org
In-class assignment
C. Annotating "Tamara's
Opus" in Onenote Class
Notebook

III.
Independent Work
A. Conduct annotation and
analysis for the poem "The
Road Not Taken, " by Robert
Frost, at Commonlit.org

B.       The following are
acronyms to help you
remember what to look for
when annotating a text:          
1. DIDLSPreview the document
2.  TKAM DIDLS Packet  
Preview the document
3.  LIDDS
4. SOAPSTONEPreview the
document  ( we will mostly be
using this one)

IV.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in
class.
B. Catch up with any
assignments.
C. Conclude "Tamara's Opus"
in Onenote Class Notebook
2
I.
Warm-Up
A. Connect with Teams
B. Discussion  Why is annotation
important for reading a text?
C. Overview of Class

II.
Whole Class
A.  Reinforce the purpose of reading
poetry. Recall the steps to reading
poetry closely.
1. Example How Will This Affect My
Poetry Preview the documentby Julia
Alvarez
B. Review DIDLS Preview the
documentand Soapstone Preview the
document
C. Share Where do we start analyzing
safely? Preview the document
D.  View Presentation-Creating an
InfographicPreview the document
E. Review Handout: Collaborating With
a PartnerPreview the document

Breakout Teams in Dyads
F. Use "The Road Not Taken" Preview
the documentor How Will This Affect My
Poetry Preview the document
G. Handout: Infographic RubricPreview
the document
3 SAT Testing for the school
4
I.
Warm-Up
A.  Go to the padlet (Links to an
external site.) and write your idea(s) of
what you believe is important to look
for in a poem when reading it closely.
(5 min.)
B. Remember the Extra Credit Camera
and FSA. ��
C. Today is National Grammar Day.
Yay! National Grammar Day (Links to
an external site.)

II.
Whole Class
A. I do: Recall last class agenda, then
review work on Commonlit.
B. Read "America" by Claude McKay.
Why? Because it is another poem that
allows us to study literature and the
many details of a poem in a few short
lines. Also, this is new information, as
this is a sonnet, which we will be
studying when we are done reading To
Kill a Mockingbird.
C. We do: Let's read the poem and find
ideas together using DIDLSPreview the
document(20 min.)

III.
Independent Work
A. You do:  Apply all that you have
learned and continue to
work/collaborate on your poem of
choice by:
1. Annotating (Links to an
external site.) in OneNote
  a. Use DIDLS Preview the document
2. Review Creating an
InfographicPreview the document
3. Use Canva while following the
RubricPreview the document   
5
https://www.commonlit.org/en/students/
student_lessons/7787584  

Continued Objective:  Create an
infographic
to illustrate critical information in a  
poem.

I.
Warm-Up
A. Connect with Teams
B. Discussion  Why is annotation
important for reading a text?
C. Overview of Class

II.
Independent Work
A. Complete Commonlit annotation
and answer the questions.
B. Answer Discussion question. (See
Next below)
C. Read Chapter 28 for TKAM. (Links
to an external site.)
1.  Audio
8
Honors
I. Warm-Up
      A.  Do Now: Work on your
selected poem, annotating it,
completing a DIDLS or
SOAPSTone graphic
organizer, and creating an
infographic. When you are
done, copy and paste each of
the three into a Homework
page in your One Note Class
Notebook. Please follow the
Rubric.
B. Read Chapter 28 for To Kill
a Mockingbird. (Links to an
external site.) Here is the
Audio for all four parts of the
chapter:

II.
Homework
A. Don't forget to complete
"America" in Commonlit.org.
9

Honors and Core:
I. Warm-Up
A. Annotate any of these poems after
copying and pasting them into a
Homework page in One Note Class
Notebook:

-The Road Not Taken
-We Wear the Mask
-Tamara's Opus
-Valentine for Ernest Mann
-America

II.
Independent Work
A. Using a SOAPSTONE Preview the
documentor a DIDLS Preview the
documentgraphic organizer-Pull out the
most important information, the tone
and the theme from the poem to
complete the graphic organizer.
1. Attach the graphic organizer to the
same page in your One Note homework
page
B. Create a Canva Infographic
1. Use Create an Infographic Preview
the documentpresentation to help you
2. Use the link to register in Canva
3. Here is the Rubric-1.pptx
4. The infographic will be graded in One
Note

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
10
Honors
I. Warm-Up
A. Recall and Review preview class. Continue producing
Infographic on a poem.
B. Annotate any of these poems after copying and pasting
them into a Homework page in One Note Class Notebook:

-The Road Not Taken
-We Wear the Mask
-Tamara's Opus
-Valentine for Ernest Mann
-America

II.
Independent Work
A. Using a SOAPSTONE
Minimize File Preview
11
Honors and Core:
I. Warm-Up
A. Annotate any of these poems after
copying and pasting them into a
Homework page in One Note Class
Notebook:

-The Road Not Taken
-We Wear The Mask
-Tamara's Opus
-Valentine for Ernest Mann
-America
-How Will This Pandemic Affect Poetry?
(Honors)

II.
Independent Work
A. Using a SOAPSTONE Preview the
documentor a DIDLS Preview the
documentgraphic organizer-Pull out the
most important information, the tone
and the theme from the poem to
complete the graphic organizer.

1. Attach the graphic organizer to the
same page in your One Note
homework page

B. Create a Canva Infographic
1. Use Create an Infographic Preview
the documentpresentation to help you
2. Use the link to register in Canva
3. Here is the Rubric-1.pptx
4. The infographic will be graded in
One Note

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
12
I.
Warm-Up

A. Selected annotated poem, graphic
organizer, and infographic should be
in your Homework section of your One
Note Class Notebook. Make sure you
followed the Rubric. Any questions,
go back to the past agendas.

II.
Whole Class

A. Review the purpose of annotation
and how it will benefit reading activity
and reading comprehension

B. Read Chapters 29, 30, 31
To Kill a
Mockingbird  

    1. Audio for Chapter 29, search
here  

III.
Independent Work

A. Khan Academy-Grammar Practice
15
I.
Warm-Up
A. Selected annotated poem,
graphic organizer, and
infographic should be in your
Homework section of your One
Note Class Notebook. Make
sure you followed the Rubric.
Any questions, go back to the
past agendas.

II.
Whole Class
A. Review the purpose of
annotation and how it will
benefit reading activity and
reading comprehension

B. Read Chapters 29, 30, 31
To Kill a Mockingbird

    1. Audio for Chapters
29-31, search here

III. Independent Work

A. Khan Academy-Grammar
Practice
16
I.
Warm-Up
A. Selected annotated poem, graphic
organizer, and infographic should be in
your Homework section of your One
Note Class Notebook. Make sure you
followed the Rubric. Any questions, go
back to the past agendas.

II.
Whole Class
A. Review the purpose of annotation
and how it will benefit reading activity
and reading comprehension

B. Read Chapters 29, 30, 31
To Kill a
Mockingbird

    1. Audio for Chapters 29-31, search
here (Links to an external site.)

III. Independent Work

A. Khan Academy-Grammar Practice
17
I.
Warm-Up
A. Testing Practice

II.
Independent Vocabulary
A. Practice the 20 words assigned at Vocabulary.com.
Makee sure you join YOUR own class:

 1. Period 6 Join Code: https://vocab.com/join/FWFPT2

     Period 2 Join Code:  https://vocab.com/join/4DXS5N7

     Period 3 Join Code:  https://vocab.com/join/3TPYNK0

     Period 4 Join Code: https://vocab.com/join/2YY9YRX
A. Practice the 20 words assigned at Vocabulary.com

Period 5 Join Code: https://vocab.com/join/JHK4KT  

Period 7 Join Code: https://vocab.com/join/Z614C3  

III.
Independent Reading  
A. Complete the Plot SchemePreview the document for
To
Kill a Mockingbird
 (see Announcement so that it is ready
for next quarter grading).
   1. Make sure you enter it in your One Note Class
Notebook-Homework, there is an example in your Content
Library.
    2. Rubric for the Plot Scheme
   3. Due Date is April 2nd
18
Early Release
I. Warm-Up

A. Testing Practice

II.
Independent Vocabulary Practice
A. Practice the 20 words assigned at
Vocabulary.com. Makee sure you join
YOUR own class:

 1. Period 6 Join Code:
https://vocab.com/join/FWFPT2  

     Period 2 Join Code:  
https://vocab.com/join/4DXS5N7  

     Period 3 Join Code:  
https://vocab.com/join/3TPYNK0  

     Period 4 Join Code:
https://vocab.com/join/2YY9YRX  

III.
Independent Reading Practice
A. Complete the Plot SchemePreview
the document for
To Kill a Mockingbird  

   1. Make sure you enter it in your
One Note Class Notebook-Homework,
there is an example in your Content
Library.

   2. Rubric for the Plot Scheme

   3. Due Date is April 2nd
19
No School
Spring Break
29
I.
Warm-Up
A.  Review the colon. (See
Canvas)

II.
Independent Work
A. Download the Colon  
worksheet and complete it for
20 points. This will be in an
assignment due Monday.
Unless the Canvas assignment
is not open, please wait until
the assignment is open and do
not email it or send it via
Canvas Inbox.

B. Go to USATESTPREP.com   
and complete the Colon
Practice.

1. The sign-in for this
application is --->>If you have
not registered the account ID
is cypress66 and the code is
stu5141. You need to register
with your correct name and
your own password/email.

C. FSA Practice Page (Writing)

D. TKAM Plot Scheme
  1. By now you should have
constructed your Plot Scheme  
downloadversion for the novel
To Kill a Mockingbird. Here is
the assignment with the
Rubric. This should be
uploaded by Friday of next
week.  

III.
Homework

A. Anything not completed in
class.
30
I.
Warm-Up

A.  Review the colon.(See Canvas)

II.
Independent Work
A. Download the Colon worksheet and
complete it for 20 points. This will be in
an assignment due Monday. Unless the
Canvas assignment is not open, please
wait until the assignment is open and do
not email it or send it via Canvas Inbox.

B. Go to USATESTPREP.com (Links to
an external site.) and complete the
Colon Practice.

1. The sign-in for this application is
--->>If you have not registered the
account ID is cypress66 and the code is
stu5141. You need to register with your
correct name and your own
password/email.

C. FSA Practice Page (Writing)

D. TKAM Plot Scheme
  1. By now you should have
constructed your Plot Scheme  
downloadversion for the novel To Kill a
Mockingbird. Here is the assignment
with the Rubric. This should be
uploaded by Friday of next week.  

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed in class.
31
I.
Warm-Up
A. Review last class and reinforce concepts
B. Go to https://www.vocabulary.com  for a Vocabulary
Jam.

II. Independent Work

A. Go to Vocabulary.com and complete the quiz.
B. Continue on the Modules by clicking Next at the bottom
of this page in order to practice writing. Write the essay
that is due by next week.
   1. Do not stop working because it will pile up on you!
You will have work to complete while I proctor the FSA test
during an entire week. This will make me give you work
that you need to complete on your own.

III.
Homework
A. Anything not completed. There are deadlines and no
extra time given beyond what I have assigned.

B. Watch
To Kill a Mockingbird movie:

https://www.pbs.org/video/to-kill-a-mockingbird-1962-lnfoaz