Journal: Make a list of literary devices.
Agenda: Lit devices/Lit techniques/Figurative Language
Homework: Write definition for 4 Figurative Language devices; Read HOMS pages 12-25
Journal: Write a quick summary of each vignette we have read so far.
Agenda: Review vignettes; discuss Fig Language + definitions
Homework: HOMS 25-42; FigLang GrOrg due 3.5
Journal: Tell your (or your friend’s or your sibling’s) childhood physical trauma story.*
Agenda: Class adjectives; Fig Lang
Homework: Read through p.52.
Ms. Gilpin Absent; we'll do Journal 3.4 in class on 3.5)
Journal: Draw a smiley face or something cute.
Agenda: Reading Quiz
Homework: Read HOMS through p.66. Figurative Language GrOrg due 3.5!
Journal: Who are you?
Agenda: Journal setup; Where I'm From; Annotations of poem due in class
Homework: Sign up for Actively Learn [code: w4ckr];
"The Reader as Artist" due Wednesday 2.3 (but please try tonight, so you can ask me tomorrow if you have any problems);
Scavenger Hunt due 2.5
Journal: •Do Americans have culture? •Why am I asking you this?
Agenda: Annotating Student Where I'm From poems; book checkout
Homework: Article on Actively Learn [code: w4ckr] - should work with this code, sorry about that! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Scavenger Hunt due 2.5
Journal: Do you like the structure you live in? Why or why not? Describe it, give some pros/cons, etc.
Agenda: HOMS Vignette 1; Where I'm From poem prewriting
Homework: Poem prewriting sheet checked 2.4; Scavenger Hunt due on 2.5
Journal: How do you feel about writing poetry?
Agenda: In-Class Work on Where I'm From poem - details
Homework: Scavenger Hunt due tomorrow (2.5); Where I'm From due Monday (3.1)
Journal: Reflect on your name.
Agenda: Cisneros PPT; first few vignettes of HOMS
Homework: Where I'm From due Monday (3.1)
Where I'm From by Lyon
Agenda: Introductions; Classroom expectations
Homework: Signed syllabus due tomorrow (review with your folks!)
Agenda: Icebreaker; Cultural Universals; Village of 100; Picture day
Homework: Who am I? Survey - find at mysersshs.weebly.com
Agenda: Discussion on reading; Vote with your Feet
Homework: Freshman scavenger hunt due Friday 9/15 (2.5).
*Make sure you bring a LA notebook/journal on Monday!*
Week One Reflection: Y'all seem pretty cool so far! Thanks for starting the year off with good overall participation. Have a great weekend!