Week of 2/10-2/14

Monday:

Students participated in an in class analysis of TKAM chapter 10 in class.

Homework: Read chapter 11 and write a summary

Tuesday:

Students completed an in class analysis of chapter 11 of TKAM. Students focused on the character of Ms. Dubose and analyzed specific literary techniques such as allusion and imagery.

Parents and Students:

This is a friendly reminder that all daily activities and lessons can be seen on the slideshow that is presented to students each day in class. Please go to the tab that says “Daily Agenda” and view any tasks/assessments/homework that were given that day in class.

As always, I will continue to update the Iblog with other pertinent information.

Best,

Mrs. Chaaban

Homework for 2/7/20

Read chapter 10 and complete three literary techniques

Re-read MLK speech “I have a Dream.” We will have a quick test on standard 10.5 on Monday.

Week of 1/27/20-1/31/20

Monday:

Read chapter 3 (30-42) of TKAM and complete the literary techniques (3 entries) homework in your Reader’s Notebook.

Tuesday 1/28

HW: Read chapter 4-5 and add six entries to your literary techniques organizer. (DUE THURSDAY)

Wednesday:

SRI Test

HW: Finish reading chapter 4-5 and complete the six entries for literary techniques in your Reader’s Notebook.

Thursday 1/30/20

Students were introduced to claim and body paragraph writing for a literary analysis.

HW: Read chapter 6 and write a summary about what you read in 6-8 sentences.

Friday 1/31/20

Students will be completing an class annotation assignment in I-Learn on chapters 5-6.

HW: Please read chapter 7 and add three entries to your literary techniques journal.

FINAL DIRECTIONS FOR ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY

This essay is due at the start of class on Wednesday 12/18. Your essay must be:

  1. Double Spaced
  2. 12 PT Times New Roman
  3. Must include a work Cited Page

You must print your essay and have it ready to go at the start of class on WEDNESDAY! Printing your essay is part of your final grade! You do not have to turn it in in google classroom!

Week of 11/11-11/15

MONDAY 11/11

Students were assigned pages 120-130 to read from the Raisin in the Sun PDF. Students then have to complete a triple entry journal and summary which has been updated into google classroom.

Tomorrow students will have a comprehension test on Act 1 and Act II.

TUESDAY 11/12: SNOWDAY!

WEDNESDAY 11/13

Students will take a short comprehension quiz on Act 1 and Act II of Raisin in the Sun.

After, students will read pages 130-140 in collaborative groups and complete a triple entry journal.

THURSDAY 11/13

Students will finish reading Raisin in the Sun today. Students will read the last 10 pages independently and will then collaborate with their peers to finish their Triple Entry Journal.

Friday 11/8/19

Your character traits worksheet is due on Monday! It must include the dream of the specific characters listed, a trait to describe them, as well as evidence from the text to support the trait.

Week of 10/28-11/1

MONDAY:

Homework: PDF 78-88. Add TWO ENTRIES to your TRIPLE ENTRY in GOOGLE CLASSROOM! THIS ASSIGNMENT IS TITLED RAISIN ACT 2 TRIPLE ENTRY!

Tuesday:

Students did a CFA in class.

Wednesday:

Students had the opportunity to catch up on any assignments from ACT I and II in google classroom and their reader’s notebook. All assignments will be checked over the weekend and the gradebook will be updated.

Thursday:

Students did a collaborative reading and analysis of pages 86-95 in class today. As they read, students were asked to add two entries to their Reader’s Notebook.

Students were also assigned a Writer’s Notebook today. The prompt is below for students who were absent.

Writer’s Notebook: Money and Life

Mama: Son- how come you talk so much ‘bout money?

Walter: (With immense passion) Because it is life, Mama!

Mama: So now it’s life. Money is life. Once upon a time freedom used to be life-now it’s money, I guess the world really do change…

Walter: No- it was always money, Mama. We just didn’t know about it.

Think about the above conversation between Mama and Walter from Raisin in the Sun. To what extent do you agree with Walter that life really is all about money? Can money really buy happiness or is it just a means to live life comfortably? Please truly reflect on this question. WRITE ONE FULL PARAGRAPH ( 6-8 sentences)      

DUE 11/1/19

Week of 10/21-10/25

Monday and Tuesday: Students completed notes and an anticipation guide for the book we will be reading titled Raisin in the Sun.

Wednesday:

In class, students did a PSAT on standards 10.1 and 10.4

Homework: Students all have access to Raisin in the Sun PDF in Google Classroom. Today’s homework is to scroll down to page 28 and read up to page 39. As you read, you must complete two entries in the triple entry journal in google classroom!

Students will have a one word quiz tomorrow!

THURSDAY 10/24

Homework: Go to the Raisin in the Sun PDF and scroll to page 39. When you get to this page, you are to read up to page 55 on the PDF. As you read, you must include two entries in your Triple Entry Journal! These will be checked first thing tomorrow morning!

Friday 10/25

Homework: Go to the Raisin in the Sun PDF and read pages 56 to 78. As you are reading, you are to complete the Text-Dependent Analysis on GOOGLE CLASSROOM! The assignment is titled Raisin Act 1 Scene 2 Analysis/Summary!

Upcoming: ONE WORD QUIZ on MONDAY!