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Grade 9 Applied English

THE COURSE
DAILY SCHEDULE

Here you will find an overview of what we complete each day in class. If you happen to miss a day of school, this is where you should check to see what you missed. If there were any lessons, notes or handouts that you missed you will be able to access these in your Google Drive by clicking on the links. Feel free to make copies of the Docs and add them to your class folder on your Google Drive.

FINAL EXAM - Friday, June 21st @ 8:30 am in Room N303. 
Should be in class by 8:20am.
Monday, June 17th, 2019 and Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
  • Presentations for RST
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 - Friday, June 14th, 2019
  • Work Periods for RST
  • HOMEWORK: Practice and Prepare for RST Presentation
Monday, June 10th, 2019
Thursday, June 6th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Table Topics
  • Discuss Exam and Hand Out Exam Review 
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Read Act 5, Scenes 1, 2 and 3 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
 
Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Read Act 4, Scenes 2, 3, 4 and 5 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Monday, June 3rd, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Read Act 3, Scenes 5 and Act 4, Scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Friday, May 31st, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • Read Act 3, Scenes 3 and 4 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Thursday, May 30th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Recap Elements of Plot and Plot Graph 
  • Discuss Act 3 = Climax in Shakespeare Plays
  • Read Act 3, Scene 1 and Read Act 3, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Read Act 2, Scene 5 and 6 and complete Note-Taking Sheet
 
Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Read Act 2, Scenes 3 and 4 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
 
Monday, May 27th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Discuss Differences Between Play and Movie Adaptation 
  • Watch Clip from The Bachelorette - Comparison Discussion 
  • Read Act 2, Scenes 1 and 2 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Friday, May 24th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • Watch Act 1 of 1996 version of Romeo and Juliet 
Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Read Act 1, Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
 
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Read Act 1, Scenes 3 and 4  of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Read Act 1, Scene 2 of Romeo and Juliet and complete Note-Taking Sheet
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Table Topics
  • Take Up Characters and Setting for Romeo and Juliet Act 1, Scene 1
  • Read Prologue and Act 1, Scene 1 as a class
Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Finish Discussion Activity 
  • My Perfect Partner Activity
  • Brief Introduction to Romeo and Juliet
Monday, May 13th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Introduction to Shakespeare 
  • 4 Corners Discussion Activity
Friday, May 10th, 2019
  • Hand Out Checklist for Editing Essay
  • Work Period for Essay
  • HOMEWORK: Essays Due by MONDAY!! Finish Writing and Complete Editing Checklist.
Thursday, May 9th, 2019
  • Work Period for Essay
  • HOMEWORK: Essays Due by MONDAY!! Finish Writing and Complete Editing Checklist.
 
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
Tuesday May 7th, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Watch Last 5 Minutes of Remember the Titans 
  • Introduce Essay Outline Template 
    • Individual Copies can be found in your English folder in Google Drive​
  • Begin Working on Essay Outline 
 
Monday, May 6th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Finish Brainstorming Chart for Essay
  • Transition Words Activity 
Friday, May 3rd, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • Continue Watching Remember the Titans - take notes while watching to help with essay brainstorming
Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
  • Brainstorming for Essay Assignment 
  • Begin Watching Remember the Titans - take notes while watching to help with essay brainstorming
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Finished Of Mice and Men R.O.P.E.S. Questions
  • Introduce Essay Assignment - Choose Argument and Being Brainstorming 
Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Finish Watching Of Mice and Men
  • Discuss Feedback on R.O.P.E.S. Answers 
  • Work on Of Mice and Men R.O.P.E.S. Questions
 
Monday, April 29th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Of Mice and Men Chapter #5 and 6 Quiz
  • Continue Watching Of Mice and Men
Friday, April 26th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • Finish Chapter #5 and 6 Questions   
  • Begin Watching Of Mice and Men
  • HOMEWORK: Finish Chapter #5 and 6 Questions to Prepare for Mice and Men Chapter #5 and 6 Quiz on MONDAY!
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Continue Working on Chapter #5 Questions
    • Individual Copies of Questions can be found in your English folder in your Google Drive
  • Read Chapter #6 as a class ​
  • HOMEWORK: Of Mice and Men Chapter #5 and 6 Quiz will be on MONDAY!
Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Recap Elements of Plot - Discussing Inciting Event and Rising Action of Of Mice and Men 
  • Read Chapter #5 of Of Mice and Men 
  • Begin Working on Chapter #5 Questions
    • Individual Copies of Questions can be found in your English folder in your Google Drive
  • HOMEWORK: Of Mice and Men Chapter #5 and 6 Quiz will be on FRIDAY!
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Recap ROPES Strategy
  • Practice Highlighting to Dissect a ROPES Answer
  • Practice Writing a ROPES answer as a class
  • Continue Working on Practicing ROPES Answers Activity
  • HOMEWORK: Finish Practicing ROPES Answers Activity if not completed in class ( in your Google Drive)
 
Thursday, April 18th, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Table Topics
  • Recap ROPES Strategy 
  • Handout of Transition Words
  • Begin Practicing ROPES Answers Activity
    • Individual Copies of Activity can be found in your Google Drive​
Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Of Mice and Men Chapter #3 and 4 Quiz
  • Lesson on ROPES Writing Strategy 
Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Work on Today's Checklist
    • Finish Chapter #4 Questions ​
    • Review Answers for Chapter #3 Questions to Prepare for Test
    • Use Activities on Quizlet to Review Slang Terms for Quiz
      • Challenges: ​
        •  LEARN - Master all 24 slang terms

        •  MATCH - Best time of < 20 seconds

        •  TEST - Score 100%

  • HOMEWORK: Review Slang and Questions to Prepare for Chapter #3 and 4 Quiz on WEDNESDAY!
Monday, April 15th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Discuss Of Mice and Men Chapter #3 and #4 Quiz on WEDNESDAY
  • Complete Slang for Chapter #4
    • Copies of Slang and Questions for Chapter #4 can be found in your English folder​
  • Preview Questions for Chapter #4​
  • Read Chapter #4
  • HOMEWORK: Review Slang and Questions to Prepare for Chapter #3 and 4 Quiz on WEDNESDAY!
Friday, April 12th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • 10 Minutes to Rehearse Dialogues
  • Present Dialogues
  • Proofread and Edit Chapter #3 Questions 
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Add to Of Mice and Men Character Organizer
  • Work on Creating a Dialogue Activity
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Finish Reading Of Mice and Men Chapter #3
  • Work on Questions for end of Chapter (pages 53-65)
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Continue Reading Of Mice and Men Chapter #3 (pages 45-53)
  • On Chromebooks - Work on Chapter #3 Questions 
    • Individual copies can be found in your Google Drive folder ​
Monday, April 8th, 2019
  • Busses Cancelled
Friday, April 5th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics
  • Finish Chapter #3 Slang 
  • Take Up Chapter #3 Slang 
  • Read First Half of Chapter #3 - up to page 53
 
Thursday, April 4th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Of Mice and Men Chapter #1 and 2 Quiz
  • Add to Character Organizer 
  • Work on Matching Slang for Chapter #2
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Take Up Character Organizer for Of Mice and Men
  • Read 2nd Half of Chapter #2
  • Work on Questions #1-4 for Chapter #2
  • HOMEWORK: Review Slang and Questions to Prepare for Chapter #1 and 2 Quiz on TOMORROW!
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Monday, April 1st, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Read First Half of Of Mice and Men Chapter #2 (pages 17-27) as a Class
  • Work on Comprehension Questions for pages 17-27
Friday, March 29th, 2019
Thursday, March 28th, 2019
Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Slang Challenge - Can you put 3 new slang expressions into a sentence or 2?
  • Recap Importance of Restating Questions in Answers
  • Finish First 3 Questions for Of Mice and Men Chapter #1
  • Finish Reading Chapter #1 Of Mice and Men
Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
  • Journal Writing OR Finish Descriptive Paragraph 
  • 20 Minutes to Finish Descriptive Paragraph
  • Introduce Slang Expressions for Of Mice and Men Chapter #1
  • Read first half of Chapter #1
  • Complete one of first 3 questions for Chapter #1
  • HOMEWORK: Finish Descriptive Paragraph of not complete in class!
    • Document to type your paragraph in is in your English folder in Google Drive​
Monday, March 25th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Take Up Sensory Word Sorting Activity 
  • Brainstorm Ideas for Descriptive Paragraph 
  • Write Descriptive Paragraph 
Friday, March 21st, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Table Topics 
  • Introduction to Sensory Words - Look at Ottawa Citizen Article and Identify Sensory Words 
  • Chocolate Easter Egg Sensory Words Practice Activity 
  • Sensory Words and Descriptive Writing Worksheet - Complete Activity A
 
Thursday, March 21st, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Take Up Of Mice and Men and Discuss Stations Activity 
Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
  • Introduction to Of Mice and Men Stations Activity 
Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Continue Introduction to Table Topics 
  • Give Table Topics Schedule 
  • Begin Of Mice and Men Stations Activity 
Monday, March 18th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Hand Back Short Stories Unit Test
  • Take Up Unit Tests
  • Begin Introducing Table Topics
Friday, March 8th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Review Parts of Speech 
  • Play Scattegories 
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
  • Social Media Safety Presentation
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
  • Short Stories Unit Test
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
  • Journal Writing 
  • Hand Out Review for Short Stories Unit Test
  • Work on Analyzing "Lamb to the Slaughter"
    • Individual copies can be found in your English folder on Google Drive ​
  • HOMEWORK: Study for Short Stories Unit Test - TOMORROW!
Monday, March 4th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Homework Check: Point of View Practice
  • Take Up Point of View Practice Activity 
  • Discuss Short Story Unit Test - ON WEDNESDAY
  • Recap Types of Irony
  • Read "Lamb to the Slaughter" as a Class
  • HOMEWORK: Begin Preparing for Short Stories Unit Test - THIS WEDNESDAY!​
Friday, March 1st, 2019
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Work on Conflict and Theme in "On the Sidewalk, Bleeding"
  • Take up Conflict and Theme in "On the Sidewalk, Bleeding"
Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Small Group Activity - "On The Sidewalk, Bleeding" Check Your Understanding
  • Begin Working on Conflict and Theme in "On The Sidewalk, Bleeding"
    • Individual copies of this activity can be found in your English folder on Google Drive ​
Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
  • Finish Reflection On - How Can I Improve My Writing? OR Silent Reading
  • Lesson and Note on Conflict in Literature
  • Read "On the Sidewalk, Bleeding" as a class 
 
Monday, February 25th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Homework ChecK: Identifying Theme Worksheet
  • Take Up Theme Worksheet as a Class
  • Review Comments on "Help Me Get to Know You" Questions
  • Reflection On - How Can I Improve My Writing?
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Thursday, February 21th, 2019
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
  • Journal Writing
  • Recap Elements of Plot
  • Dog Sitting Story - Practice Applying Elements of Plot
  • Complete Individual Plot Graph for "Priscilla and the Wimps"
    • Copies of Plot Graph can be found in your English folder on Google Drive ​
Friday, February 15th, 2019
Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
  • SNOW DAY - SCHOOLS CLOSED
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
  • Take Up Reading Strategies Labeling Activity 
  • Reading Strategies Recap 
  • Practice Fix-Up Strategies - Decoding and Using Context Clues 
Monday, February 11th, 2019
Friday, February 8th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Final Work Period for Playlist Assignment 
  • HOMEWORK: Playlist Assignment is DUE MONDAY! 
 
Thursday, February 7th, 2019
  • Introduction to Journal Writing
  • Journal Writing
  • Continue Working on Playlist Assignment 
  • HOMEWORK: Playlist Assignment is DUE MONDAY! 
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
  • Silent Reading
  • Introduction to Playlist Assignment 
  • Begin Working on Playlist Assignment 
Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
  • SNOW DAY :)
Monday, February 4th, 2019
Friday, February 1st, 2019
  • Silent Reading 
  • Seating Plan 
  • Finish Scoring Multiple Intelligences Quiz 
  • Add Names to Class Multiple Intelligences Poster
  • Creating Questions Challenge 
  • Being Working on "Help Me Get to Know You Questions"
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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