Unit 1: The Power of Freedom

Week of 9/19

Classroom Playlist

The playlist is changed each six weeks!

Essential Questions

  • What responsibilities come with freedom?
  • How do the thematic elements of a text connect to my experiences?
  • How can I use the thematic elements of literature to anticipate and solve current and future events or issues?

Monday, 9/19

In Class

  • "I Am Odd, I Am New" Poetry Analysis
  • Short Answer Response on Schoology

Skills of Focus

  • Poetry Analysis
  • Thesis
  • Text Evidence

Homework

  • 45 minutes/3 days of Membean this week (135 minutes over 9 days between 9/12 and 8:00am 9/30)

Tuesday, 9/20

In Class

  • Analysis Essay Reflection
  • TARGET Time - focus: Analysis Essay Review

Skills of Focus

  • Reflection
  • Writing Process

Homework

  • 45 minutes/3 days of Membean this week (135 minutes over 9 days between 9/12 and 8:00am 9/30)

Wednesday, 9/21

In Class

Explore Writing Genres & Product Types

Use this Tackk to determine how you will create your Freedom to Choose portfolio.

Skills of Focus

  • Writing Process: Planning

Homework

  • 45 minutes/3 days of Membean this week (135 minutes over 9 days between 9/12 and 8:00am 9/30)

Thursday, 9/22

In Class

Skills of Focus

  • Writing Process: Planning
  • Writing Literary Texts
  • Writing Expository Texts
  • Writing Persuasive Texts

Homework

  • Product Proposal due EOP Friday
  • 45 minutes/3 days of Membean this week (135 minutes over 9 days between 9/12 and 8:00am 9/30)

Friday, 9/23

In Class

  • No Red Ink Quiz
  • Finish Product Proposal and submit to Schoology

Skills of Focus

  • Grammar (Active and Passive Voice, Compound and Complex Sentences)

Homework

  • 45 minutes/3 days of Membean this week (135 minutes over 9 days between 9/12 and 8:00am 9/30)