*Students have independent AR reading homework every single night.
*Students need to earn 20 AR points the third nine weeks. The last day to AR test for marking period 3 is March 20, 2015.
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Reading Assignments - Poetry Unit!
January 5 - 9 students will review theme for a quiz on Friday.
Monday, January 26 - Analyze "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes
*Students will get a plot chart and a literary analysis paper
Tuesday, January 27 - Continue to analyze "The Highwayman"
*Students will have HW to finish up the poem
Wednesday, January 28th - Finish "The Highwayman" and begin reading "Annabel Lee" by Poe. Students will have a 14 questions HW assignment on "Annabel Lee."
Thursday, January 29th - Continue with "Annabel Lee" - Students will compare and contrast "The Highwayman" and "Annabel Lee." Monday, Feb. 2.
Friday, January 30th - Students will learn about what a soliloquy is look at examples. They will also FIX their grammar tests from last week. Their homework is to finish their compare/contrast assignment for Monday.
Upcoming - Students will be continuously working on context clues. We have found identifying vocabulary and figurative language through context clues to be a weakness in the majority of students. Also, we will be embarking into poetry followed by a long and arduous nonfiction unit.
Writing Assignments - We will be starting the persuasive essay very soon. More information to come.
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