Friday, November 21, 2008

Objective: The students will discuss, analyze and present important plot and character developments from Chapters 4-12 of THe Good Earth.

1. CAT6 Activity #33
2. Correct and Score Vocabulary
3. Quiz Chapter 4-12

Over Holiday Week: Read according to schedule from The Good Earth.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Objective: The students will know 10 important words from The Good Earth and use them properly in vocabulary exercises.

1. Get vocabulary handouts.
2. Complete all parts of vocabulary assignment.
3. Pass back all work. Folder cleanup for check tomorrow.
4. Good Earth reading 11-12. BIG Quiz tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Objective: The students will identify figurative language, pass a Good Earth quiz and read a GREAT short story and identify its theme.

Good Morning! Get your folder and lit book.

1. CAT6 #32
2. Good Earth Quiz 3-5
3. Read/Liston "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant"
4. Pass back work. Organize folder, go over grdaes for parent conference.

Homework: Reading Good Earth accoding to schedule.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Objective: Students will read and discuss the theme of a short story.

Get Lit Book

1. CAT6 #31
2. Go over and discuss "Catch the Moon" and score
3. Go over and discuss study guide for The Good Earth chapter 1
4. Discuss Chapters 2-3 of The Good Earth
5. Read "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant"

Homework: Read Chapters 4-5 of the Good Earth

Friday, November 14, 2008

Objective: Students will know important background for The Good Earth and complete a worksheet on the events and characters from Chapter 1.

1. Quiz Chp. 1
2. Good Earth Power Point Discussion
3. Complete Chapter 1 Handout (both sides)
4. Homework: Read Chapters 2-3

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Objective: The students will know important information about Pearl Buck and The Good Earth and begin reading chapter 1.

1. CAT6 #30
2. Turn in CAT6 Packet 21-30
3. Book Checkout.
4. Continue reading of "Catch the Moon"

Homework: Read Chapter 1 of The Good Earth

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The students will know how to identify idioms, metaphors and similes in a short story as well as identify the story's theme.

Get folder and your own IR.

1. CAT6 #29
2. Correct and turn in vocabulary for "The Bass, the River"
3. Notes
4. Begin "Catch the Moon" IR
5. Complete "Themes in Lit" assinment
6. Bring ID tomorrow to check out new novel.

Friday, November 07, 2008

Objective: The students will discuss and take notes on Theme and how to determine it in literature. They will then come up with themes for everything we have read this year.

1. CAT6 #28
2. Notes
3. Vocab complettion
4. Themes in Lit assignment.

Homework: HAVE A GREAT 4 DAY WEEKEND! RELAX. Read a bit too. Next week we begin The Good Earth.

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Objective: Students will score proficient or above on the Chapter 3 Test by showing knowledge of Point of View, Voice and Tone.

Good Morning!

1. Complete Point of View Review and go over with teacher.
2. Chapter 3 Test. Use pencil only.
3. "The Bass, the RIver and Sheila Mant" vocabulary

Homework: Outside Book, Extra Credit Projects, Football Game.

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Objective: Students will complete analysis of "Typhoid Fever" by completing and discussing questions on handout. They will also review Point of View for tomorrow's Chapter 3 Test.

Good Morning! Get your folder and Lit Book and Interactive Reader.

1. CAT6 #27
2. Complete yesterday's handout from "Typhoid Fever"
3. Point of View Review assignment

Homework: Review Notes for test

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Objective: Students will read a short story and discuss and write about the author's use of voice, vernacular style and point of view by completing an assignment.


1. CAT6 #26
2. Notes: The last bit of Chapter 3
3. Discuss "The Secret Lion" and possible extra credit for projects on back.
4. Read "Typhoid Fever." and complete handout.

Homework: Outside Book

Monday, November 03, 2008

Objective: The students will identify an author's use of vernacular style by reading a short story and completing an assignment.

1. CAT6 #25 (or 26...)
2. Chapter 3 Notes continue (Irony and Theme)
3. Read "The Secret Lion"
4. Complete question side of assignment.

Homework: Outside Book