TEACHER: WEEK OF: Finelli/Rafferty December 17-21, 2012 MONDAY Today’s Objective: The Learner Will: -Practice applying knowledge of affixes and word roots -Identify subject and predicate in sentences -Compare and contrast use of allegory and symbolism in reading. -Identify elements or nonfiction text Teaching Activities/Classwork: DO NOW: Students will identify subject and predicate in sentences written on board. Students will practice writing his/her own sentences then pair-share and identify partner’s subject and predicate. -Students will read The Scarlet Ibis and The Golden Kite/Silver Wind and answer reading skill and literary analysis questions in book. Exit Ticket: Students will write four sentences using the vocabulary words defined in the beginning of UPPER DARBY HIGH SCHOOL LESSON PLAN DEPARTMENT: English CLASS/SUBJECT: Academic English/Honors English TUESDAY Today’s Objective: **Study Island Day Teaching Activities/Classwork: -**Students will complete a Study Island Test. WEDNESDAY Today’s Objective: They Learner Will: -Analyze dialect and dialogue in text -Identify subject and predicate in sentences -Practice identifying main idea in non-fiction text. Teaching Activities/Classwork: Do Now: -Students will respond to the anticipation guide questions for the short story, “Blues Ain’t no Mocking Bird.” -Students will access the digital path to respond to reading skill and literary analysis questions within the story. -Students will write a dialogue that contains a cause and effect relationship. Pairshare and identify cause/effect. -Exit ticket – Students will practice identifying subject and predicate by underlining the subject and circling the predicate. -(Honors Prep) will read “A Celebration of Grandfathers” THURSDAY Today’s Objective: The Learner Will: -Review knowledge of skills. -Honors- Compare and contrast non-fiction writing FRIDAY Today’s Objective: The Learner Will: -Assess Knowledge of Text -Assess Knowledge of Skills through benchmark assessment Teaching Activities/Classwork: DO NOW: -Students will fill in a “cheat sheet” for Benchmark 4 test. -Students will review skills in a review game. Exit Ticket –Flies. They will talk about it the following class. Exit Ticket- Students will make-up 2 questions he/she think will appear on the benchmark test and switch with a partner to answer the questions. Honors- Students will respond to an anticipation guide question for the readings “A Lincoln Teaching Activities/Classwork: Do Now: Students will review for the first 5 minutes of class -Students will have access to computers to complete benchmark 4 (5- honors). -Student will complete an expository piece about the holidays. class. Block 2: Students will respond to a do now about conflict in LOTF and pairshare with a partner. -Students will review a questionnaire on reading non-fiction. -Students will define style, tone, perspective, and purpose. They will be asked to read a non-fiction article and identify the style, tone, perspective and purpose to the article. -Students will then read the essay Before Hip-Hop Was Hip-Hop and fill in the chart with a partner. -The class will complete a ticket-out prior to leaving the classroom. Homework: Homework: on the digital path and respond to reading skill and literary analysis question. Students will identify direct and indirect objects in sentences. Exit Ticket: Students will write 3 sentences that contain a direct/indirect object and switch with a partner. Preface/Arthur Ashe Remembered” and respond to the literary analysis and reading check questions. -Students will review for benchmark 5 test by completing a learning circle activity which will present different skills that will appear on Benchmark 5. Exit Ticket- Same as blocks 1/5 Homework: -Honors- Read “On Summer” in text and answer literary analysis questions and reading skill questions. Homework: Complete benchmark review packet. PLEASE NOTE: Plans are subject to change and revision. Homework: Enjoy break!