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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
Review Lesson 13
Read “Autumn 1934”
“Autumn 1934’ Notes- After reading each poem record Billie Jo’s tone, evidence that supports your answer, and explanation of your evidence
Discuss the overall tone of Autumn 1934
Read first 6 poems o “Winter 1935”
Winter 1935 Notes- After reading all six poems, answer- How is Billie Jo feeling? What are the prominent sources of pain for her?
Read “Outlined by Dust”
Answer in notes- What does Billie Jo learn about herself? Which lines in the poem contain evidence for your answer?
Poem Rewrite from Daddy’s perspective
Tuesday- LESSON 17
Review Lesson 16
Finish reading “Winter 1935”
Add to notes- New information you are learning about life in the Dust Bowl, unfamiliar vocabulary words
Review poems in “Winter 1935”
Record information about Billie Jo and Daddy in your character analysis chart
Exit Ticket- Writing prompt: Billie Jo and Daddy’s Relationship
Wednesday- LESSON 18
Vocabulary Homework is due at the beginning of class on Wednesdays!!
Review Lesson 17
Analyze question as a class: How is the dust impacting Billie Jo’s family and other members of her community?
Write a thesis statement to answer question
Complete Argument Structure Chart
Thursday- LESSON 19
***All spelling homework is due Thursday as soon as class begins***
Review Lesson 18
Examine a body paragraph together
Write an introduction paragraph
Draft body paragraphs
Write a conclusion paragraph
Review for OOTD Comprehension Test 1
Friday – LESSON 20
OOTD Comprehension Test 1
Review Lesson 19
Examine a body paragraph as a class
Revise your draft
Edit your draft
Prepare a final draft
Turn in final draft
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