• GRADE 9 ELA - 

     

    Date

    Journal Prompt:

    Learning Extension

    Connection to Other Text:

    Mon.

    3/30

    What are the major conflicts happening in your life? How are those conflicts both internal as well as external?

    April 2020 Scope Magazine’s Chocolate Milk Debate; Use the graphic organizer to take notes on an author’s use of ethos, pathos, and logos. Answer the questions in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of any text you have access to. What conflicts are happening?  Are the conflicts internal or external?  How are the conflicts getting resolved? What would you do in this particular struggle?

    Tues.

    3/31

    If you could be any character in any story, explain who that character is and why you have selected this character.

    Practice your irony skills! Write the situation and decide which type of irony it is and how you know (dramatic, situational, verbal). HINT review the definitions of the three types  at the top of the worksheet.

    Irony worksheet #1

    Read 10-15 pages of any text you have access to. If you could speak to any character, who would you choose and what would you say?

    Wed.

    4/1

    What is a major lesson you've learned about life in the past year? Explain.

    April 2018 Scope Magazine’s The Children Who Escaped the Nazis; Read the article and answer the Close Reading questions in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of any text you have access to. Regarding that text, what is one theme you can learn from this text (a lesson for the reader)? Explain why it connects. 

    Thurs.

    4/2



    If you had to make a title for a book about yourself, what would it be, and why?

    Let’s try a little more irony practice. Remember to peek at the review definitions at the top of this page for help.

    Irony Worksheet #2

    Read 10-15 pages of any text you have access to. Regarding that text, is the novel’s title appropriate? Why or why not?  Explain. Your next job is to change the novel’s title. What is your new title and why have you chosen this?  

    Fri.

    4/3

    What kind of stories hold your attention? What kind of stories do you like to read or view the most, and explain.

    March 2020 Scope Magazine’s Your Dream Is read the poem and use the Guided Questions to analyze the figurative language as well as respond to the imagery. Answer in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of any text you have access to. Regarding that text, What actions happened to hold your attention?  Explain the scenes.