We had another great week in 9th Grade Literature! The following things were to be turned in this week:
-"Pizza Speaker Activity" Packet--Due Thursday 1/17
-"Speak" Double-Entry Journal--Due Friday 1/18
-Do now sheet (with vocabulary practice)--Due Friday 1/18
-Signed parent signature form from the syllabus--Due Monday 1/14
We also had a vocabulary quiz on our first set of terms on Friday 1/18. If you missed this quiz, you will make it up on Monday.
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Answer each of the following in three complete sentence.
1.Describe morals that your family are strict about. What values does your family consider important?
1.Summarize what has happened so far in “Romeo and Juliet”.
1.Describe how Juliet’s family treats her.
2.Describe Romeo’s character.
1.If you had to choose between your family and the love of your life, who would you choose and why? Explain.
1.What will be a potential consequence for Romeo after killing Tybalt?
2.What could this mean for Romeo and Juliet’s relationship?
Missed a day? Use this free online version of the "Romeo and Juliet" text to complete your missing work:
Answer each of the following in three to five sentences.
1.Create a story about a face swap coming to life. Start your story at the point where two characters are using the face swap app on a magical phone:
**Sentence #1: [CHARACTER 1] and [CHARACTER 2] decided to use the FaceSwap app on a magical iPhone.
1. What do you think of when you hear "Shakespeare" or "Romeo and Juliet"?
1. How did you feel about the EOC? Did you see anything unfamiliar? Did you feel it was challenging or easy?
2. Do you feel like you did well on it?
NO DO NOW
1. If the world is a “stage”, what different roles or parts do you play? Give two roles that you believe you play and explain.
No do nows this week due to EOC testing! Do nows will resume next week as usual.
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Account ID = wheeler
Activation Code: newton74
Username = your lunch number
Password = your lunch number
Click "Join A Class". Search "Amy Mueller". Click on my name.
Class password = turtles
Click "join class".
Click "EOC" at the top bar.
Select "9th Grade Literature and Composition. Work on any of these modules! Have fun :-)
Answer each of the following in three complete sentences.
1. What would you say is a major THEME (or, life lesson) taught in “To Kill a Mockingbird”? Explain.
NO DO NOW
-Write a short poem about Chick Fil A, or your favorite restaurant.
-Your poem must be at least five lines long.
1.What makes poetry different than other forms of writing?
2.How are music and poetry similar?
1. What are your plans for Thanksgiving break?
Answer each of the following in three complete sentences:
1. You will be given a sticky note. Write your name on the back of it.
Create a tweet or Instagram post on your sticky note that represents something that has happened in the novel so far. Your post can be from the perspective of a character, or from you as the reader.
Be creative! The tweet must contain a #hashtag. The IG post must contain a caption.
NO SCHOOL :-)
1.Was the movie for “To Kill A Mockingbird” what you expected? (Did the film match the image you had in your head as you read?) Why or why not? Explain.
1.Describe an example of Jem’s “Coming of Age” in the last scene outside of the courthouse from yesterday.
In this same scene, how would the concept of the mockingbird represent Scout? Explain.
1.Was the outcome of the trial what you expected? Why or why not?
2.How did you feel about the outcome?