Ms. Garrett online

January 29

Teacher Plan Day






30

31

9am Pick up Bronx

10:30 Pick up Bronx


​New Seats
New Passes


Notebook #3 
entry #1
What is poetry?

"Look" by Nate Marshall

TEDxUOregon
The poetry of personal experience

Add to your entry

What would you add to what you wrote before?


Poetry Terms

*We Wear the Mask"
with mini-analysis


*Read Bronx Masquerade and fill out character chart

Bronx audio on YouTube


HW-Read to page 23 and fill out character chart

February 1


2

"Zoom Out" Kealoha

*Toss-a-Line


Entry #2
Make a prediction about what you think will happen in the next section. 
Share out


*Read Bronx p. 23-57 filling out character chart

*Beneath the Surface poem: 
pre-write
assignment
models-teachers
model-Tatiana

*Beneath the Surface masks

*Words describing people

HW-Beneath the surface mask, poem, and pages 23-58 in Bronx with chart

5




6

Mask Due


"Average Black Girl" by Ernestine Johnson

More student models

Work on reading and character chart

Begin reading p. 58-81

Work on Beneath the surface poem and mask

HW-Read Bronx to page 82
Finish poem-due next class







7


8

Beneath the surface poem due


"Knock Knock" by Daniel Beaty

"Knock Knock" text

Letter to....poem
assignment and 
pre-write


”Message to a Friend”(Bronx p. 43)

“A Letter to my Mother”
(Bronx p. 161) 

Teacher models:
Ms. McNeil
Mr. Drescher

Student Models
Wren
Kiera

Descriptive Word List-see writing resources


Work on pre-write and then poem


HW-Read Bronx Masquerade p. 82-101 filling out character chart

Work on Letter to...Poem due Feb 14th

9



12

"Hell" by Talib Kweli


Work on Letter to poem

Watch Louder Than a Bomb 


HW-Work on Letter To...Poem and continue reading Bronx Masquerade and filling out the character chart




Slam Videos



Lots and Lots of Slam!

Verselandia and Franklin Slam 

14

Letter to...Poem due 


Ben Payne at Verselandia "Shatter the Lies" 28:06

"Shatter the Lies" by Ben Payne (text)


Models

When You Tell My Story poem:

Assignment

Pre-Write 1

Pre-Write 2

Challenge with this poem: Alliteration


HW-Continue reading Bronx and filling out character chart

Work on "When You Tell My Story" poem


16

"Your Result" by Lauren Steele
1:40:34


'Your Result'
poem:

Assignment
with poem text and pre-write

 Other Models:

Dakota
Ms. Perdue
Maya
Ms. Garrett
Zach


Step it up: Enjambment
Mr. J's website


Work on poems

Choose your
Cafe La Resistance poem


HW-Work on

When you tell my story poem

Read Bronx and fill out chart




21  Early Dismissal


When You Tell My Story poem due

Negative Imagery Holding Us Down

Lauryn Hill


Work on poems


HW-Read Bronx Masquerade and fill in character chart



23

Your Result poem due


"S is for Lisp" George Watzsky

Choose poem for Cafe Resistance

Finish "Louder Than a Bomb"

Work on poem or reading and character chart 

HW-Practice poem for Cafe Resistance






27

Open Mic




March 1

Bronx Character Chart due


Pre-Assessment for Mr. J


Explain Everything:
create and play




5

Mr. J teaches

Mr. J's website

7

Mr. J teaches



9

Mr. J teaches



13

NW Youth Career Day


15

Kahoot! 


Vignette videos:

#1 Vignette-Mrs. K

#2 Vignettes and Character Sketches-Uncle Mike's English class

​#3 Writing Vignettes-Amba Dee


Note Taking Sheet​


Vignette assignment and rubric


Vignette pre-write


​Look under writing resources for words describing people



19

Vignette

More work on character


Setting description activity


Add setting to your vignette


Work on your vignette


Work on your poem


21

Vignette


Brainstorm possible scenarios for vignette


​Work on vignette



​23

Vignette due


Ms. Garrett's vignette

Work on your vignette


Add figurative language to your poem and submit


SPRING
BREAK

April 3

Writing Portfolio Project Assignment

Model Project

Django 

Jace
Willow


Writing Project Planning Sheet

Work on choosing and inserting draft pieces info project


HW-Work on rewrites and scripts outside of class


5

Writing Portfolio Project 

Kinds of Sentences review

Watch video and take notes

Live Kinds of Sentences


Work on your narrative rewrite, varying your sentence types and lengths

Make corrections in comma use


9

Writing Portfolio Project


Show Don't Tell


Narrative rewrite
(slide #2)

*Write down all rewrites and keep up with what you changed(add to script)

*Use Narrative checklist

*Show Don't Tell
(include strong verbs)

*Add character and setting description (Use descriptive word list)

*Check writing scoring guide

*Check dialogue handout


11

Writing Portfolio Project


Complete narrative rewrite and record audio on narrative slide


Poetry rewrite and record audio


13

No school for students: Teacher plan/grade day

16

Writing Portfolio Project:

Essay rewrite
paragraph structure


First two words

(exit ticket)


Essay checklist



18

Writing Portfolio Project

Complete essay rewrite and record audio


Check off essay slide with audio

​(exit ticket)


20

Reflective Essay

Planning and writing


Reflective Essay Prewrite


Reflective Essay model


24

Metaphor Slide


Strengths and Weaknesses


What you've learned


26

Writing Portfolio Project Due


30

Romeo and Juliet:


Terms-Define


Living Iambic Pentameter


Characters Handout


No Fear Shakespeare:

 Romeo and Juliet


Begin reading

Act 1 Sc 1 and 2


May 2

Romeo and Juliet


Recap reading from last class


View Act 1 Sc1-4

Up to Ball (30 min)


Read Act 1 Sc 5

Act 2 Sc 1-3


Shakespearean Insults




4

Romeo and Juliet


Read through Act 2 Sc 4-6 on your own


View Act 2 Sc 1-6

(about 50 minutes)

The ball to Intermission


Read "Finding a Wife" by Gary Soto

​with questions



8

Romeo and Juliet:


Kahoot review of  Act 2 Sc 4-6


Read Act 3 Sc 1-3

View Act 3 Sc 1-3

(30 minutes)



10

Romeo and Juliet:


Conflicts and Resolutions


Read Act 3 Sc 4-5


View Act 3 Sc 5-5 and Act 4 Sc 1-2

(25 minutes)




14

Romeo and Juliet:

Writing about loyalty:

Respond to question in Google Classroom


Activity: Stand up if...


Read Act 4

View Act 4


15    (in CCE)

SSR

Romeo and Juliet

Read Act V

Finish film

16

Romeo and Juliet:


Begin Baz Luhrmann R and J

with Venn Diagram

17    (in CCE)


 View Film


18


Discuss Film


Read a summary of The Taming of the Shrew


Boggle



22

Watch Ten Things I Hate About You





1st period scenes

2nd period scenes

24

Get into groups for acting out scenes


Write Scripts


Scenes from previous years



29

Finish scripts
Practice scenes


31

Present scenes


Self Evaluation of scenes


June 1 (CCE)


SSR


Who's To Blame? Padlet


Prep for Socratic Seminar


Review for Test


June 4

Socratic Seminar


Prep for College Reflection

(see Classroom)


Study for

English final


6      Finals


Test on Vocabulary


Second Semester Evaluation


7       Finals8       Finals

New Honors Info