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This Week’s Agenda

Week of 9/20-9/24

Please check Google Classroom for all daily assignments including specific handouts and tests that you may miss while you are out of school.

Monday- LESSON 16


  1. Review Lesson 13

  2. Read “Autumn 1934”

  3. “Autumn 1934’ Notes- After reading each poem record Billie Jo’s tone, evidence that supports your answer, and explanation of your evidence

  4. Discuss the overall tone of Autumn 1934

  5. Read first 6 poems o “Winter 1935”

  6. Winter 1935 Notes- After reading all six poems, answer- How is Billie Jo feeling? What are the prominent sources of pain for her?

  7. Read “Outlined by Dust”

  8. Answer in notes- What does Billie Jo learn about herself? Which lines in the poem contain evidence for your answer? 

  9. Poem Rewrite from Daddy’s perspective 

Tuesday- LESSON 17

  1. Review Lesson 16

  2. Finish reading “Winter 1935”

  3. Add to notes- New information you are learning about life in the Dust Bowl, unfamiliar vocabulary words

  4. Review poems in “Winter 1935”

  5. Record information about Billie Jo and Daddy in your character analysis chart

  6. Exit Ticket- Writing prompt: Billie Jo and Daddy’s Relationship

 

 

Wednesday- LESSON 18

Vocabulary Homework is due at the beginning of class on Wednesdays!!

  1. Review Lesson 17

  2. Analyze question as a class: How is the dust impacting Billie Jo’s family and other members of her community?

  3. Write a thesis statement to answer question

  4. Complete Argument Structure Chart

  5. Partner Review 

Thursday- LESSON 19

***All spelling homework is due Thursday as soon as class begins***

  1. Review Lesson 18

  2. Examine a body paragraph together

  3. Write an introduction paragraph

  4. Draft body paragraphs

  5. Write a conclusion paragraph

  6. Review for OOTD Comprehension Test 1

 

Friday – LESSON 20

  1. Spelling Test

  2. Vocabulary Test

  3. OOTD Comprehension Test 1

  4. Review Lesson 19

  5. Examine a body paragraph as a class 

  6. Revise your draft

  7. Edit your draft

  8. Prepare a final draft

  9. Turn in final draft

 

ALL VOCABULARY, SPELLING WORDS, AND OTHER SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM ON THE DAY WE DO THE ASSIGNMENT IN CLASS. IF THERE IS SOMETHING MISSING THAT IS ON THIS AGENDA, THAT COULD BE THAT WE JUST DIDN’T GET TO IT YET OR I HAVEN’T HAD A CHANCE TO POST IT. 

THE ONLY THING YOUR STUDENT SHOULD WORRY ABOUT EACH DAY IS WHAT IS POSTED ON GOOGLE CLASSROOM. 

 

JESSICA JOHNSON

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