• Please also see Google Classroom for links.

    I am including screen shots from the Pearson site if you are unable to access that site. I will warn you the pages are not perfect, but I do not have a scanner for the textbook. :  https://docs.google.com/document/d/17owBgfb47ZUQ7KnIlYpDDmQ9zUE5PwvFTH8lvRUeaac/edit

    GRADE 9 ELA - Week 2:

    Date

    Journal Prompt:

    Textbook Reading:

    Connection to Other Texts:

    Exit Ticket:

    Mon.

    4/20




    Write about the emotions someone might experience while coming home after a long absence.

    Prologue and Epilogue from The Odyssey pages 834-835; answer all parts of questions #1-5 in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of self-selected text. Who is the villain in this story? How do you know?

    Explain how this text relates to events that happen in the real world. Use complete sentences.

    Tues.

    4/21




    Write about your favorite place to be and spend time.

    Poetry: Ithaca by Constantine Cavafy pages 837-838; answer all parts of questions #1-6 in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of self-selected text. Name one character archetype (hero, villain, loyal companion, woman as a temptress, etc.) and link a character to it. Explain the connection. 

    Explain how this text relates to things in your own life, even in a small way. Use complete sentences.

    Wed.

    4/22




    Write about how you’re feeling and dealing with this difficult global-wide crisis. 

    Poetry: Ithaca by Constantine Cavafy pages 837-838; answer all parts of questions #1-6 in complete sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of self-selected text. What is one theme you can learn from this text (a lesson for the reader). Explain why it connects. 

    Explain how this text is similar or different to another text. Use complete sentences.

    Thurs.

    4/23




    Write about the types of test questions you’re best at: multiple choice, true/false, matching, open-ended, etc. Why is that your best?

    Unit 5 Assessment: Reading Literature pages 852-853; answer all parts of the multiple choice questions #1-7; answer #8 in a well-developed paragraph of 5-7 sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of self-selected text. 

    Is the novel’s title appropriate? Why or why not.  Explain.

    You must change the novel’s title.  What is your new title and why have you chosen this?  

    Explain how this text relates to events that happen in the real world. Use complete sentences.

    Fri.

    4/24




    Write four lines that rhyme about becoming a hero in our time.

    Unit 5 Assessment: Reading Literature pages 852-853; answer all parts of the multiple choice questions #1-7; answer #8 in a well-developed paragraph of 5-7 sentences.

    Read 10-15 pages of self-selected text.

    This book will become a movie and you are selected as the director.  What five scenes from the plot will need to be included? Explain the five scenes and why you have chosen each.   

    Explain how this text relates to things in your own life, even in a small way. Use complete sentences.