English 10D: Poetry Unit

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SWBAT

13 February 14 ♥Love Poems♥ 15 16 17 Understand
Intro Notes *Extended Intro to Back to Back I am From Poems due different types of
*Different metaphor poems “I am from”/ “Raised reading poetry through
genres/types *Love is…. by…” poems Haikus reading and writing
*literary devices *examples
*sign up *our own?
-Drafting

20 21 22 23 24 Understand
NO SCHOOL Workshop Object poem Author’s Notes My Papa’s Waltz different types of
Philosophical Chairs poetry through
My Papa’s Waltz reading and writing
Start Revision Evidence gathering

27 28 March 1 2 3 Apply literary
Workshop NO SCHOOL Introduction to Portfolio terms to an
DCA Prep/
(students) Project analysis of a poem
P/T Conference Prep
The Power of a DCAs? & to help further
Single Word Lit Terms & HeadsUp/Fly
their
Swatter Lit Term Game
understanding of
(Remind students to
bring poetry potluck poetry
poems)
6 7 8 9 10 Apply literary
Analyze Poetry Richelle: Gina? Workshop? Portfolio Work Day Portfolios Due terms to an
Potluck Poems Slam? Volunteer & analysis of a poem
form? Lit Term quiz? Conferencing (If Poetry DCA to help further
students wish)
their
understanding of
poetry

English 9O-S: The Secret Life of Bees
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 March 2 3
Finish Opinion DCA (Odyssey) NO SCHOOL Inference/Prediction Mini-Lesson

Tea Party

6 7 8 9 10
Watch Selma: The Foreshadowing Mini- Finish Chapter 1 Finish Up from Yesterday Catch Up Day
Bridge to the Ballot Lesson (Bee Facts)
With Viewing Guide Talk about Bee Fact
Begin Reading Chapter Foreshadowing
1 (pg 1-33)
Writing Activity 1960s Photos
20 21 22 23 24
Bee Article Finish Chapter 2 Read Chapter 3 Finish Chapter 4 Reading Quiz

Begin Reading Chapter Journal--Forced to grow Begin Reading Chapter 4 Independent Reading Chapter 1960s Culture Powerpoint
2 up 5

Reading Quiz
27 28 29 30 31
Finish Chapter 5 Reading Quiz Begin Reading Chapter 7 with Finish Chapter 7 and Reading Chapter 6 & 7 Kahoot Review
Reading Guide Guide
Journal--Coping Read Chapter 6 Reading Quiz

Choice Journals

4 5 6 7
3 April Finish Chapter 8 Review Chapter 8 Read Chapter 9 Reading Quiz
Begin Reading Chapter
Acrostic Poems Make Predictions for Rest of Journal-Story that needs to be told
8
Book
Letter Journal Begin Chapter 10
Make Up Quizzes and
Missing Assignments
10 11 12 13 14
Journal-??? Catch Up Day--Journals, Reading Quiz Finish Chapter 11
Quizzes, Handouts, etc. NO SCHOOL
Finish Chapter 10 Begin Chapter 11 Book Predictions: What do
you think Lily and August are
Review Book so far going to talk about? What is
Lily going to find out?

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Review Book Read/Continue Chapter 12 Finish Chapter 12
NO SCHOOL NO SCHOOL
Go over predictions Read “Stopping By the Woods on a
Snowy Evening” by Robert Frost
Begin Chapter 12
Journal-Imperfections of Life

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Read Chapter 13 Finish Chapter 13 (If not FINISH SECRET LIFE OF BEES Catch-Up Day: Complete any Last Day
(Should be able to get already) missing assignments!
through it with a Journal-Ending of the book
combination of read Begin Chapter 14 thoughts?
aloud and independent
reading)