Week 1  "After Twenty Years" by pg 193   (3 pgs)  short story      https://youtu.be/ORZ5IJea14Q

Monday: Labor Day

Tuesday:
New procedures:
Introduce the room.
Hand out texts.
Discuss syllabus.
Display class books.
Discuss Illuminate categories.

MackIsle.  "How Reading Class Works." 
https://youtu.be/jbJcEsjfRQ4

Wed:
Review elements of fiction: character, plot, setting, theme, internal conflict, and external conflict

Vocabulary:
(R.WS.08.04)
stalwart               intricate
dismally              egotism
simultaneously
   habitual
staunch               vicinity
swagger              plainclothesman

Thursday: Read and discuss the story.

Two friends agree to meet after twenty years to exchange tales of their lives. 


Friday:

Quiz

Week 2  "Bargain" by A. B. Guthrie, on page 231  (6 ½  pgs)  short story                   

Monday: Each student will then find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 
Vocabulary: (R.WS.08.04)
bore (verb)           buckboard
butte                     consigned
hitching post         mercantile
palaver                  parcel
paunch                  peevish

Tuesday:
Choose individual novels.

Wed: Read and discuss the story.

A boy working in a small store in a small western town discovers what happens after a bully beats up his boss. 

Thursday:

Friday:

Quiz


Week 3  "A Mother in Mannville" by by Marjorie Kennan Rawlings, on page 357  (5 pgs)  short story 

Monday: Each student will then find an Internet picture that exemplifies each word's meaning.  The student must then copy and paste the pictures into a PowerPoint show prepared by the teacher.  This assignment also includes finding synonyms and antonyms for words. 

Vocabulary:
(R.WS.08.04)
abstractedly           clarity
communion           impelled
integrity                 mangled
subterfuge             sufficient
suffuse                  treacherous

Tuesday:

Choose 1st class novel. 

Wed: Read and discuss the story.

An artist rents a cabin near an orphanage and is tended to by an orphan boy. 


Thursday:







Notes:
https://youtu.be/1bu5tl27rPE

Friday:


Begin reading 1st Class Novel . 

Review Checklist for the 1st Quarter Test
Our glossary is on pgs 705-718

Narrative Prose Text

Range of Genre
novel
short story

Literary Elements
character
plot
theme
setting
conflict
foreshadowing
imagery   
personification   
point of view
suspense

Informational Prose Text

Literary Elements

Poetic Text

Range of Genre
Narrative poem
free verse

Poetic Elements
meter
refrain
rhyme scheme
speaker
stanza